At EWEB, we employ a diverse group of skilled public servants. Most employees live in our service territory and pay EWEB bills. Meet some of the dedicated professionals who serve you—EWEB's customer-owners.
The infrastructure of underground fiber that connects high-speed internet in downtown Eugene needs to be maintained. Gretchen Lowen is the engineering technician who oversees changes or additions to EWEB’s fiber system. Lowen works with a number of software tools, including EWEB’s GIS (Geographic Information System), spreadsheets, and a program called autoCAD, to design and map the fiber network.Read or listen
“I oversee the operations of the Water Quality Laboratory, and I manage the lab-accredited program. The most satisfying part of my job for me is anytime I get to bring in a new test method into the laboratory. When I first started here, we were just doing, coliform testing and some basic wet chemistry. And I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to really expand the portfolio of testing that we do here.”Read or listen
Laura Farthing volunteered at an orphanage between Kenya and Nairobi after graduating from the University of Oregon with a BS in Environmental Studies. She said the women in the village spent hours each day walking miles to get water for their families because there wasn’t nearby access to safe drinking water. “So, you don't have time to go to college. You don't have time to go and have a job as an engineer. So, from that standpoint, I'm quite passionate about getting water to people.”Read more
Jess interviewed with EWEB on Halloween, and there couldn't have been a more perfect day to make it clear it was a great next step in her career.
To talk about Brian, you have to employ superlatives. He is the friendliest, the nicest and the humblest of people.
"I saw the position advertised in the paper and it was a perfect blend of my previous experience; half in the banking industry, specifically in lending, and half as an office manager," says Misty.
Ask staff who work in EWEB's contact center about their best day at work, and you'll lose count of how many times the stories involve Zulema.
Anna joined EWEB after becoming a new mom. She started as a Senior Office Assistant in the Fiscal Department working 20 hours a week and now she manages customer program development.