Careers2018-02-10T08:56:47-06:00

Are you ready to explore opportunities to take your career to the next level? Whether you are new to the industry or an experienced professional, discover the impact you could make with a career at Environmental Development Partners.  Browse all of our open positions below or, if you prefer, you can simply submit your resume for general consideration.

Working at EDP

Be a part of an incredible team that goes above and beyond to make EDP successful. We’re a customer focused company with a family and team environment that we are very proud of. We believe our success and that of our employees, clients, and customers we serve go hand in hand.

Carrie Womack
HR and Benefits Manager

Benefits

  • Benefit package (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401(k)
  • Generous PTO Policy
  • Family friendly environment
  • Company Vehicle, per position
  • All training and tools needed

Regulatory Compliance and
Safety Department

Open Positions

Excavation / Maintenance Crew Assistant2018-01-26T15:29:33-06:00

LOCATION: Spring, Texas 77379
EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Regular Employee – Full Time (Non Exempt)
SALARY/COMPENSATION: Depends on Experience. Full benefits package following probationary period.
REPORTS TO:  Area Construction Manager
DRIVER LICENSE REQUIREMENT: Valid Class C Driver License with insurable driving record.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Takes direction from foreman to perform general labor assisting with the operation, maintenance and repair of water utilities.

  • Adheres to company’s health and safety policies as they relate to job functions.
  • Responds to call outs and after hour emergencies.
  • Assists with landscape repairs.
  • Assists with small concrete repairs.
  • Assists with installation of residential and commercial water taps and water lines.
  • Assists with point repairs on water, sanitary and storm systems.
  • Assists with inspection and repair of district owned utilities i.e. meters, blow offs, valves, fire hydrants, manholes, inlets, etc.
  • Utilizes various tools such as pumps, generators, saws, power tools, wrenches, etc.
  • Ensures vehicles, equipment and tooling is kept clean, organized and in working order.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional appearance, visible tattoos must be covered during working hours.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • (Desired) Class D water license or the ability to obtain one within one year.
  • (Desired) Collections Class I wastewater license or the ability to obtain one within one year.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, ABILITIES & EXPERIENCE:

  • Mechanically inclined with basic plumbing skills.
  • Work experience in construction or skilled trade.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Bilingual preferred but not required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
  • Must possess mobility to work in wastewater treatment plant and related facilities; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and to operate varied hand and power tools; vision to read gauges and identify appurtenances; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the phone.
  • The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, and climbing.
  • Employee must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials/equipment and objects up to 75 pounds and heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

  • The employee will encounter a typical office environment with low level noise exposure and with a team oriented staff
  • The employee will work outdoors and might be exposed to loud noise levels, hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours and on weekends as required.

NOTE: The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies.  These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.

Environmental Development Partners provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Environmental Development Partners complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Excavation Foremen2017-10-16T13:30:21-05:00

LOCATION: (Meyer Park) 15903 Squyres Rd. Spring, Texas 77379
EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Regular Employee – Full Time (Non Exempt)
SALARY/COMPENSATION: Depends on Experience. Full benefits package following probationary period.
BENEFITS: Insurance Package, 401K, Paid Time Off
REPORTS TO: Area Construction Manager
DRIVER LICENSE REQUIREMENT: Valid Class A Commercial Driver License with insurable driving record.

POSITION SUMMARY: Operate a backhoe excavating around existing underground utilities in association with the operation, maintenance and repair of water, storm and waste water utilities.

  • Adheres to company’s health and safety policies as they relate to job functions.
  • Responds to call outs and after hour emergencies.
  • Delegates tasks and provide directions to 2 technicians working under you.
  • Completes and fills out work orders.
  • Installs residential and commercial water taps and water lines.
  • Performs point repairs on water, sanity and storm systems.
  • Performs inspections and repairs of district owned utilities i.e. meters, blow offs, valves, fire hydrants, manholes, inlets, etc.
  • Utilizes various pieces of equipment and mechanical tooling such as pumps, generators, saws, power tools, wrenches, etc.
  • Ensures assigned vehicle, equipment and tooling is kept clean, organized and in working order.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional appearance, visible tattoos must be covered during working hours.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years of backhoe operation excavating around underground utilities. Prior experience in water/waste water utility industry preferred but not required.
  • (Desired) Class D water license or the ability to obtain one within one year.
  • (Desired) Collections Class I wastewater license or the ability to obtain one within one year.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, ABILITIES & EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of proper trench and excavation safety practices.
  • Work experience in construction of underground utilities.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and blue prints.
  • Mechanically inclined with basic plumbing skills.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Bilingual preferred but not required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
  • Must possess mobility to work in wastewater treatment plant and related facilities; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb
    and descend ladders, and to operate varied hand and power tools; vision to read gauges and identify appurtenances; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the phone.
  • The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, and climbing.
  • Employee must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials/equipment and objects up to 75 pounds and heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.
  • The employee will encounter a typical office environment with low level noise exposure and with a team oriented staff
  • The employee will work outdoors and might be exposed to loud noise levels, hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours and on weekends as required.

NOTE: The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies. These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.

Environmental Development Partners provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Environmental Development Partners complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Facility Operator2017-10-16T12:01:18-05:00

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the area manager, performs operation of water and
wastewater facilities in accordance with all regulatory and company requirements.

  • Adheres to all company policies as they relate to job functions
  • Performs process control and other duties necessary for routine facility operation
  • Identifies and reports any mechanical failures or maintenance needs
  • Accurately records compliance documentation as related to routine operations
  • Accurately records and submits time worked documentation and service orders
  • Attends meetings necessary to provide operator representation
  • Performs technical troubleshooting
  • Perform water quality evaluation and communicate with the public
  • Provides training and mentoring to operator trainees
  • Ensures vehicle, equipment, and tools are kept clean, organized and in working order
  • Available 24/7 365 days/year for emergency response unless prior approval is granted for absence
  • Assists other departments as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional appearance
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Class “C” or higher TCEQ water and wastewater facility operator certification
  • Valid Class C Driver License with insurable driving record required

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, ABILITIES & EXPERIENCE:

  • Proficient understanding of biological treatment processes, technical aptitude, and troubleshooting
    procedures as they relate to facility operations
  • Able to take direction, multi-task, perform work safely and communicate in written and verbal form
  • Ability to perform all essential duties and responsibilities listed above
  • Able to effectively use common office equipment
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and become proficient with new software, education and/or experience
  • Ability to work and interact well with departments throughout the organization
  • Must be self-motivated, possess self-initiative, work well independently, but also be a team player
  • Must be able to communicate in a professional manner and respond with timeliness
  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management
  • Ability to prioritize projects frequently
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours and on weekends as required
Facility Operator Trainee/Helper2017-08-22T16:44:40-05:00

POSITION SUMMARY:  Under the direction of the area manager, assists the facility operators with operation of water and wastewater facilities in accordance with all regulatory and company requirements.

  • Adheres to all company policies as they relate to job functions
  • Perform process control and other duties necessary for routine facility operation
  • Identify and report any mechanical failures or maintenance needs
  • Accurately record compliance documentation as related to routine operations
  • Accurately record and submit time worked documentation and service orders
  • Perform water quality evaluation and communicate with the public
  • Ensures vehicle, equipment, and tools are kept clean, organized and in working order
  • Available 24/7 365 days/year for emergency response unless prior approval is granted for absence
  • Assist other departments as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional appearance
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Class C Driver License with insurable driving record
  • Must possess or obtain TCEQ class “D” water and wastewater certification within 1 year of employment

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, ABILITIES & EXPERIENCE:

  • Able to take direction, multi-task, perform work safely and communicate in written and verbal form
  • Ability to perform all essential duties and responsibilities listed above
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and become proficient with new software, education and/or experience
  • Ability to work and interact well with departments throughout the organization
  • Must be self-motivated, possess self-initiative, work well independently, but also be a team player
  • Must be able to communicate in a professional manner and respond with timeliness
  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours and on weekends as required
Maintenance Field Technician2019-09-25T17:31:21-05:00

JOB DESCRIPTION CREATED/LAST REVIEWED:  November 30, 2016
JOB TITLE: Maintenance Field Technician
LOCATION: Greater Houston Area
EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Hourly Employee – Full Time (Non-Exempt)
SALARY/COMPENSATION: Depends on Experience. Full benefits package following probationary period.
REPORTS TO:  Facility Maintenance Manager/Maintenance Coordinator
DRIVER LICENSE REQUIREMENT: Valid Class C Driver License with insurable driving record.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Under general supervision from Facility Maintenance Manager/Maintenance Coordinator, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties and responsibilities involved in the maintenance, repair, service, and installation or dismantling of chemical feed equipment/machinery at different water and wastewater facilities throughout Harris and Fort Bend County.

  • Inspect, maintain, repair and service chemical feed systems and metering equipment related to treatment of water and wastewater systems.
  • Troubleshooting minor electrical components of chemical feed systems and metering equipment related to treatment of water and wastewater systems.
  • Extract and reinstall plumbing systems and specialized water treatment equipment related to chemical feed systems.
  • Inspect newly installed chemical feed equipment to ensure safe and satisfactory operation.
  • Participate in the repair and maintenance of industrial chemical equipment.
  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual preventive maintenance on all chemical feed related equipment.
  • Keep accurate maintenance records/logs, work orders, and related forms to submit weekly for processing.
  • Respond to emergencies and problems after hours and on weekends as directed.
  • Inspect company vehicle and equipment daily prior to beginning daily assignments.
  • Regular attendance at work site and ability to work unsupervised.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional appearance.
  • Willingness to learn and develop skills, along with a positive attitude is required.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Plumbing and Electrical experience is preferred.
  • Experience working on the repair and maintenance of water/waste water equipment is preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

 ESSENTIAL SKILLS, ABILITIES & EXPERIENCE:

  • Able to take direction, multi-task, perform work safely and communicate in written and verbal form.
  • Thorough knowledge of standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in treatment plant chemical feed equipment maintenance.
  • Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with plant maintenance operations and ability to observe and enforce appropriate safety precautions.
  • Ability to work with sketches or blueprints to close tolerances and to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other; good communication skills.
  • Skill in the use and care of hands tools, machines, equipment, and company vehicle.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
  • Must possess mobility to work in wastewater treatment plant and related facilities; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and to operate varied hand and power tools; vision to read gauges and identify appurtenances; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the phone.
  • The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, and climbing.
  • Employee must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials/equipment and objects up to 75 pounds and heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

  • The employee will encounter a typical office environment with low level noise exposure and with a team oriented staff
  • The employee will work outdoors and might be exposed to loud noise levels, hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours and on weekends as required.

NOTE: The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies.  These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.

Environmental Development Partners provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Environmental Development Partners complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Manager of Operations2019-09-25T17:30:27-05:00

Discover the impact you can make with a career at Environmental Development Partners (EDP). Be part of a customer service driven team in a family-oriented environment. We believe our success, and that of our employees, clients, and the customers we serve goes hand in hand.

Founded in 2001, EDP employs over 170 dedicated team members, providing water and wastewater operations services to over 60 utility districts in the greater Houston Area, with over 150,000 customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the standards set by EDP ownership are maintained. This position reports to the Vice President of Operations.
  • Oversee a staff of 30 Operators, 6 Area Managers, and Administrative Personnel, who collectively operate the facilities of over 60 utility districts.
  • Keep department organization optimized for current conditions and future expansion.
  • Provide leadership and team building, general direction, and support as necessary.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience & Licensing: BA/BS in a related field preferred and/or 10+ years of experience.
  • Communication: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Collaborates interdepartmentally. Promotes inclusion, honesty, integrity, and respect among colleagues.
  • Managerial Skills: Leads by example, follows company policy while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction. Delivers effective feedback. Experienced team builder. Desired 5+ years management experience.
  • Technical: Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications & internet. Proficiency with water treatment processes.
  • Leadership & Problem Solving: Coaches and mentors others, seeking out opportunities for development. Pays attention to detail, troubleshooting procedures as they relate to facility operations. Thinks “bigger picture” when assessing situations and develops innovative solutions.

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary and PTO (commensurate with experience)
  • Full benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • 401(k)
  • Company Vehicle, Toll Tag, and Fuel Card
  • Laptop and company paid cell phone

To learn more about EDP and additional career opportunities, visit www.edpwater.com

Environmental Development Partners (EDP) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetics, or any other protected status. Environmental Development Partners complies with applicable state, local, and federal laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in all of its facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Service Technician2018-01-11T14:17:53-06:00

JOB DESCRIPTION CREATED / LAST REVIEWED:  December 5, 2016
JOB TITLE: Service Technician
LOCATION: (Meyer Park) 15903 Squyres Rd. Spring, Texas 77379
EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Regular Employee – Full Time (Non Exempt)
SALARY/COMPENSATION: Depends on Experience. Full benefits package following probationary period.
BENEFITS:  Insurance Package, 401K, Paid Time Off
REPORTS TO:  Area Construction Manager
DRIVER LICENSE REQUIREMENT: Valid Class C Driver License with insurable driving record.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Performs various service activities in association with water & waste water utilities. You will be engaged in the following activities:

  • Adheres to company’s health and safety policies as they relate to job functions.
  • Responds to call outs and after hour emergencies.
  • Completes and fills out work orders.
  • Delivers door tags and public meeting notices.
  • Performs water disconnects and reconnects.
  • Obtains meter re-reads.
  • Performs field investigations on a wide range of reported issues such as water leaks, sewer backups, low water pressure, high consumption, sinkholes, damaged manholes, illegal connections, etc.
  • Provides report backs to dispatch on findings of investigations.
  • Performs minor repairs on items such as curb stops, meters, meter boxes, house lines, blow offs, valve boxes, etc.
  • Utilizes various tools such as pumps, generators, saws, power tools, wrenches, shovels etc.
  • Ensures assigned vehicle, equipment and tooling is kept clean, organized and in working order.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional appearance
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • (Desired) Prior work experience in the water / wastewater service industry.
  • (Desired) Class D water license or the ability to obtain one within one year.
  • (Desired) Collections Class I wastewater license or the ability to obtain one within one year.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, ABILITIES & EXPERIENCE:

  • Excellent written, verbal, and active listening communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify root causes and determine best course of action.
  • Mechanically inclined with basic plumbing skills.
  • Work experience in construction or skilled trade.
  • Bilingual preferred but not required
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
  • Must possess mobility to work in wastewater treatment plant and related facilities; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and to operate varied hand and power tools; vision to read gauges and identify appurtenances; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the phone.
  • The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, and climbing.
  • Employee must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials/equipment and objects up to 75 pounds and heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

  • The employee will encounter a typical office environment with low level noise exposure and with a team oriented staff
  • The employee will work outdoors and might be exposed to loud noise levels, hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours and on weekends as required.

NOTE: The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies.  These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.

Environmental Development Partners provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Environmental Development Partners complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Environmental Development Partners provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Environmental Development Partners complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.