The Macon Water Authority

790 Second Street • Macon, GA 31202-0108 • (478) 464-5600

Career Opportunities

Plan Review


Compensation Philosophy:

The Macon Water Authority (MWA) compensation philosophy states that the starting salary for each pay grade will be competitive and fair based on the minimum requirements of each position. For candidates with a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience above the minimum requirements, MWA has the ability to offer a starting salary between the minimum and mid-point, with a possibility of a salary closer to the mid-point.


Job Summary:

Reviews and evaluate Water, Sewer and Erosion, Sedimentation, and Pollution Control (ESPC) plans. The reviewer prepares easement drawings and documents. This role assists in obtaining easement rights from property owners when required.



  • Reviews and evaluate water and sewer plan for compliance with Macon Water Authority standards and specifications.
  • Assists customers over the telephone or in person by obtaining information from intersection cards, drawings, and maps.
  • Reviews Department of Transportation permit applications and assists in preparing DOT permit applications, and intersection cards, maintains records and performs related work as required.
  • Files and maintains project information comprehensive and orderly that other engineering team members easily reference.
  • Inputs drawings information into CAD computer and spreadsheet programs on a PC
  • Prepares complete, accurate, and concise written reports and correspondence, using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Prepares easement drawings and documents and conducts courthouse research.
  • Provides accurate cost regarding project tap fees
  • Performs dye tests to determine whether a building is connected to a sewer.
  • Performs flow tests for new fire sprinkler customers
  • Assumes responsibility for a timely and appropriate response to all inquiries regarding plans
  • Communicates in a clear and well-organized manner, so ideas are easily understood.
  • Coordinate work with other departments.
  • Other duties as required



  • Two years of college or vocational training or relevant experience
  • One to three years of experience in standard terminology, techniques, and practices
  • Must obtain a Level II Certified Plan Reviewer (Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission) within one (1) year from the date of hire.  
  • A valid Georgia Driver’s License with a clean driving record


Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent walking, standing, stooping
  • Ability to carry 25 pounds up to 50 pounds and occasionally over 50 pounds.
  • Occasional sitting, crawling, crouching, climbing, and balancing.
  • Ability to grasp and hold.


Salary: $24.33-$28.75

Open Until: 06/30/2023

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Phone: (478) 464-5600

Contact Email:

Application Procedure:

The Macon Water Authority job application can be downloaded here (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader). Please complete the application and submit it one of three ways, along with your resume: email to; fax to 478-741-2629; or come to our Administrative Building and complete an application. The address is 537 Hemlock Street, Macon Georgia, 31201. Due to the high volume of applicant submissions for employment, we are unable to speak with you individually about your application. All applicants will be reveiwed and those selected for the hiring process will be contacted.





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Macon Water Authority
790 Second St.
P.O. Box 108
Macon, GA 31202-0108
(478) 464-5600
(478) 741-9146

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