Water Environment Federation

Manager, Utility Protection

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Loudoun Water
Ashburn, Virginia, United States
13 days ago


Loudoun Water, located in Ashburn VA, is a public utility that provides water and wastewater service to customers in Loudoun County.  The individual under supervision of the Program Director will manage the Utility Protection department and all pertinent activities associated with Loudoun Water assets, to ensure all work occurs in accordance with standards, policies, procedures, and laws governing.  Essential functions include:

  • Coordinates and supervises the duties of the utility protection department effectively.
  • Ensures successful execution of excavation notification tickets (VA811) and appropriate marking/protection of existing water and wastewater utilities.
  • Ensures compliance with the requirements of The Virginia Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act.
  • Coordinates with multi-discipline LW teams, addressing complex field issues and policy/procedural updates.
  • Participates in the record drawing/GIS program to increase awareness, accuracy, and involvement.
  • Chairs the Damage Investigation Committee, managing, coordinating, and executing all aspects associated.
  • Participates in internal committee and coordination meetings, and external meetings involving utility protection related issues, i.e., VA811, SCC, government actions, etc.
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing and administering the Utility Protection budget.

We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter with the ability to work well with others, multitask and manage multiple tasks simultaneously, has an eye for detail, and has excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills. We offer competitive salaries, a stable work environment, and excellent employee benefits.


Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field with progressively responsible professional experience in the construction of public water and wastewater facilities.  Combination of extensive field and supervisory experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s Degree.  Supervisory experience preferred. 

Special Requirements: If selected for employment all new hires must be willing to get vaccinated or provide proof of vaccination for Covid-19 prior to their start date.

Apply online at www.loudounwater.org. Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63164751
  • Location:
    Ashburn, Virginia, United States
  • Position Title: Manager, Utility Protection
  • Company Name For Job: Loudoun Water
  • Industry: Utilities and Energy
  • Job Function: Civil Engineering,
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: None
Ashburn , VA , US

Loudoun Water provides drinking water and wastewater services to over 75,000 households in Loudoun County. Our drinking water comes from the Potomac River and Goose Creek. Drinking water from the Potomac River is fully treated by our wholesaler, Fairfax Water, and drinking water from Goose Creek is fully treated by Loudoun Water at our Goose Creek Water Treatment Facility. It is Loudoun Water’s mission to sustainably manage water resources in advocacy of health, environment and quality of life. We pledge to bring our cus...

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