Employee channels passion for clean water into career

Cross-posted from KC Employee News Meet Sonia-Lynn Abenojar, a Capital Project Manager with Wastewater Treatment Division, and the latest employee to feature in our “Diverse Careers” video series. “I’ve traveled to many places in the world where clean water systems don’t exist so being part of King County Wastewater Treatment Division has helped me develop…

The Changing Face of Capital Project Management

King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) is facing the same workforce challenges that confront many clean water utilities across the United States.  Hard working senior employees throughout our organization are retiring. We need to recruit new employees and help them onboard to a career protecting public health and our environment. The passage of the Clean Water Act in…

Beyond the Call of Duty

While “I work with wastewater” isn’t exactly a picturesque high school reunion conversation starter, you’ll be hard pressed to find a King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) employee abashed by the subject matter. It’s a common theme that once you start a career with WTD, you tend to not want to leave. “I was here…