Job Openings

Project Manager III (Plant Engineer)

City of Atlanta
Commensurate with Experience
Ends: July 23, 2018
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Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date: July 23, 2018

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General Description and Classification Standards

The Office of Engineering Services (OES) has a need to hire a Project Manager III to take responsibility for technical engineering support of Office of Water Treatment and Reclamation (OWTR) operations and maintenance staff. The Project Manager III will report to an OES Program Director and will coordinate closely with the OES project managers, and various OWTR Facility Managers. Duties at this level include but are not limited to: directing all monitoring and control of project activities to observe quality control measures are adhered to; participating in the conceptual development of a construction project; overseeing personnel actions and decisions; developing contract specifications and drawings; reviewing technical documents; and attending meetings.

This is a fully seasoned professional level capable of independently carrying out most assignments typical of the profession.

Supervision Received

Works under very general supervision. Depending on organization structure, may work independently with responsibility for an assigned function or program.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities  

  • These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
  • Directs all execution of activities so that project related tasks are synchronized minimizing lags and enhancing cohesion of deliverables of the product’s quality.
  • Evaluates and establishes departmental performance metrics and validates data accuracy. 
  • Reviews, monitors and evaluates operational activities at the various OWTR facilities and coordinates closely with OWTR managers to provide technical support. Supervises staff and encourages staff development, and develops teams as required for specific needs.
  • Plans out projects by creating a comprehensive set of plans that will enable the project team to deliver the project objectives. Monitors and controls project efforts by reviewing project work results and comparing them to planned results. Identifies variances to work products and directs actions required. 

Decision Making

  • Applies organizational policies. Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks.
  • Establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.

Leadership Provided

Manages progress meetings to review status of ongoing projects and coordinates with the OWTR Facilities Managers, Public Information Manager, Safety Officer, Project Controls/Schedule Manager, Permit Coordinator and Land Acquisition team to review work in progress, data deliverables to ensure the project is within budget and work group leadership, guidance, and/or training to less experienced staff. Typically has formal project management and/or skills development responsibilities. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.

  • Knowledge of: civil, environmental, mechanical, or electrical engineering, water treatment plants, water reclamation facilities, wastewater pumping facilities and practical application of engineering science and technology, including applying principles, techniques, procedures and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services; relevant equipment, policies, procedures and strategies to promote effective local, state or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property and institutions.
  • Skill in: time management of self and others; listening and communicating exceptionally to effectively convey information verbally and in writing; analytical skills with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving and streamlining complex work processes; motivating, developing and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job; using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Ability to: manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing and prioritizing a variety of tasks, assignments, projects and reports, working with attention to details; use good judgment and common sense when making decisions and solving problems; network with civic, community and other special interest groups; maintain confidentiality; work effectively with different social and economic groups in community meetings and guide the community design process and acceptance; negotiate development and consultant contracts; read and understand architectural, civil engineering, and shop drawings.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree of civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, environmental systems engineering, or other equivalent education.
  • 3-5 years of experience in water treatment, wastewater treatment, water and wastewater pumping and some supervisory experience...

Licensures and Certifications

Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Georgia or demonstrated capability to obtain registration within one year.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

City of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Link to job posting: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=7119   

Wastewater Operator

Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A.
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Ends: October 8, 2018
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Wastewater Operator

Ellijay-Gilmer Water & Sewer Authority

Open until Filled

Full Time

Base Salaries:

Operator Trainee $13.57

Class 3 Operator $14.96

Class 2 Operator $17.31

Class 1 Operator $18.18

 

EGWSA is accepting applications for a full-time Wastewater Operator. A State of Georgia Class 1, 2 or 3 license is preferred but qualified applicants without State certification will be considered as an Operator Trainee (Trainee will be required to acquire Class 3 certification within 12 months of employment). This position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Work involves sampling, lab testing and operation of wastewater treatment equipment to ensure compliance with State of Georgia EPD NPDES Permit. This position is also responsible for preventive and some corrective maintenance of all plant equipment, as well as buildings and grounds maintenance. Strong work ethic is a plus. Operators work a weekly rotating 12 hour shift, Day Shift only. Some weekends and Holidays are required. A complete job description can be found on the Authority’s website.

The Ellijay-Gilmer WSA offers an excellent benefits package, including health, life, dental and vision insurance as well as a deferred compensation plan.

Must possess a valid Georgia Driver's License (Class B desirable) and have a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record.  Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen. High School Diploma or its equivalent is required.  Please note that candidates selected for employment must be submitted for verification of employment through E-Verify. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Submit resume with a completed application to:

 

Ellijay-Gilmer WSA

Attn: WWTP Superintendent

1023 Progress Road

Ellijay, GA 30540

 

Or Email to wsawrp@etcmail.com

 

Applications can be picked up at Main Office (address above) or downloaded from website.


www.egcwsa.com

Wastewater Plant Operator I, II, III, or Trainee

City of Carrollton
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Ends: October 7, 2018

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

City of Monroe
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Ends: December 7, 2018
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
JOB POSTING
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
Posted: 7/9/18
End Date: UNTIL FILLED

The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. This position is responsible for operating a wastewater treatment plant.

Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

This position requires that the incumbent possess an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must have:
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of citizens or employees of the City.
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary range for this position is: Level III $30,437 to $45,655 Level II $33,247 to $50,923 Level I $34,988-$53,589. Actual starting salary within this range is dependent upon applicant’s qualifications. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 215 N. Broad Street, Monroe, GA 30655 or printed from the City website at www.monroega.com (under Government/Job Opportunities). A full job description is available at City Hall. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application but may be attached. Completed job applications must be returned to/received by City Hall at the above address or by mail to City of Monroe, attn.: HR, PO Box 1249, Monroe, GA, 30655,

The City of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified Drug-Free Work Place.
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Per Georgia Code 34-9-414 be advised that the City of Monroe does pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, post rehabilitation, and routine fitness-for-duty (random) drug testing

Assistant Superintendant of Wastewater

City of Griffin
Ends: October 3, 2018

Wastewater Plant Operator

City of Griffin
Ends: October 3, 2018

Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Monroe
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Ends: December 4, 2018
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The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator. This position is responsible for operating a wastewater treatment plant.


Qualified applicants must:
• Have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

• Have possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.


To perform this position successfully applicants must have…
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

• Ability to speak effectively before groups of citizens or employees of the City.

• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary range for this position is: Level III $30,437 to $45,655 Level II $33,247 to $50,923 Level I $34,988-$53,589. Actual starting salary within this range is dependent upon applicant’s qualifications. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 215 N. Broad Street, Monroe, GA 30655 or printed from the City website at www.monroega.com (under Government/Job Opportunities). A full job description is available at City Hall. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application but may be attached. Completed job applications must be returned to/received by City Hall at the above address or by mail to City of Monroe, attn.: HR, PO Box 1249, Monroe, GA, 30655, no later than 7/2/18 at 5:00 pm.


The City of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified Drug-Free Work Place.


Per Georgia Code 34-9-414 be advised that the City of Monroe does pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, post rehabilitation, and routine fitness-for-duty (random) drug testing.

Deputy Director of Water & Wastewater

City of Griffin
Ends: September 26, 2018

Public Works Technician

City of Hoschton
Ends: September 26, 2018
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Position:

Public Works Department, Public Works Technician. Full-time position.

Location:

Hoschton, Georgia

Job Summary:

This position involves operating equipment and preforming manual labor to participate in the completion of assigned duties. Work is performed under the supervision of the Public Works Manager.

 

Essential Duties:

The following Duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required as assigned

  • Maintenance and repair of city’s roads, sidewalks, curbs, right-of-ways, crosswalks, and stop bars; installs or repairs road signs, paint traffic direction on roadways, clears roadways of debris and animal carcasses
  • Plants and fertilizes trees, shrubs and flowers, sprays for weeds in flower beds and on lawns. Assists in landscaping assigned property; which includes mowing, weed eating, edging, remove brush, tree limbs and leaves; trims hedges maintain and repair fences. Clean collections and distribution right-of-ways with tractors with bush hogs in compliance safety regulations.
  • Performs minor building repairs including minor electrical and plumbing repairs, construction and/or painting tasks; assists with maintenance of departmental equipment and vehicles.
  • Performs cleaning tasks in assigned area such as sweeping, mopping, emptying trash receptacles, cleaning, pressure washing, picking up trash/debris or hauling refuse and recycling material to landfill.
  • Assisting in the Water and Wastewater Department as needed. Which includes Pump repair, collection and distribution system repairs.
  • Directs and controls traffic at work sites.
  • Some after hour’s on-call may be required.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must have valid GA driver’s license.
  • Strong detail-oriented work style.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instruction and work independently, if required.
  • Must have a good working relationship with coworkers and the general public.
  • Safety procedures and practices are required as well as wearing safety equipment.
  • Some knowledge of carpentry, mechanical, electrical and masonry skills
  • Knowledge of basic office technology, such as computers, and printers
  • Ability or willingness to learn how to operate such equipment as a backhoe, tractor, mowing equipment, wood chipper, chainsaw and various hand tools as required.

 

Compensation is commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes health, dental and vision, paid training, paid time off, sick leave and holidays. Potential growth with a growing city

 
The City of Hoschton is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.
The City of Hoschton is a Certified City of Ethics, and a member of Georgia Municipal Association.

Hoschton City Hall, 79 City Square, Hoschton, Georgia 30548

City Hall (706) 654-3034 | Fax (706) 654-9834
www.cityofhoschton.com

Water Treatment Operator

Newton County
$11.52 - $20.00
Ends: September 24, 2018
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Water Treatment Operator

Salary / Pay Rate: $11.52 - $20.00 (Depending on Operator License and Qualifications)

Job Type: Full Time

Post Date: 07/24/2017 11:58 AM

Expire Date: 01/07/2018

Job Application: NCBOC2016

 

CLASS:

WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR

DEPARTMENT:

WATER RESOURCES

REPORTS TO :

OPERATIONAL MANAGER

SAFETY SENSITIVE:  

YES

 

POSITION SUMMARY:
Performs a variety skilled technical in the operation, maintenance, and repair of water treatment facilities and systems. Monitors the performance of all equipment, gauges and charts in the treatment plant and pump stations; records statistical data concerning plant operations; charts lab test results for trend analysis; evaluates data and writes reports as required. Operates, maintains and repairs malfunctions at the water treatment plant; repairs gauges, pumps, filters, and other controls and equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or GED equivalent; Possession of Water Treatment Certification or the ability to attain certification within one year of appointment; Possession of valid Class C state drivers license; Acceptable three year motor vehicle record; Or Any equivalent combination of education or experience.

Please provide a current, satisfactory, 3 year motor vehicle report (MVR), issued within the last 60 days.

WORK CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals

SELECTION PROCESS:
A Newton County Employment Application MUST BE RECEIVED at 1113 Usher Street Covington, GA 30014 to be considered. Applications are available in our office, via the link below or by applying online. We will contact by phone or email only those applicants whose qualifications meet our minimum requirements and are selected to move forward in the process. We comply with the Drug Free Workplace Guidelines. EOE  

NEWTON COUNTY APPLICATION PACKET

NEWTON COUNTY COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION

Industrial Pre-Treatment Coordinator

City of Carrollton
$15.97 to $17.93
Ends: September 20, 2018

Civil Engineer, Sr. (Site Developmen)

City of Atlanta
Commensurate with Experience
Ends: September 16, 2018
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General Description and Classification Standards

Provide plan review services and field support in the Site Development Division of the Department of Watershed Management.  Site Development reviews all the engineering design and construction plans for any and all private sector construction in the City of Atlanta that involves “earth disturbing activities.” Issues reviewed include, but are not limited to, stormwater management, sanitary sewer design and capacity, paving and grading.  The scope of the review of the engineering design and complexity of the issues necessitate that the reviewer be highly skilled in all aspects of Civil Engineering – especially hydrology, hydraulics, and related issues.

Supervision Received

Direction received is very general and focuses on end results and is typically collaborative in nature.  Makes decisions on technical issues, diagnoses, or procedures in collaboration with supervisors or managers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities   These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  May perform other duties as assigned.

  • Oversees designs, plans, and manages the scheduling of capital infrastructure projects; develops scope of work and cost estimates for projects while maintaining compliance with state, local regulations. Manages capital transportation, roadway, and trail projects for the City.
  • Oversees engineering surveys and studies, evaluation, and analysis of capital infrastructure projects to include reports, cost analysis, budget availability, and feasibility. Directs project field inspection and engineering staff, ensuring that project deadlines are met.
  • Reviews permit applications for appropriate erosion control measures, proper sewer connections to the public sewer, and proper grading and drainage of proposed work.
  • Represents the City of Atlanta as the owner's representative Field Project Engineer for watershed project construction. Responds to emails and phone calls from citizens concerning stream buffer rules and regulations and assist them with the process of a buffer application.
  • Mitigates potential risks by incorporating clear and verifiable safety and quality requirements and procedures and enforcing the contract requirements for work plans, accurate specifications and safety.
  • Provides engineering surveying services to Department of Watershed Management as well as all other requesting City of Atlanta bureaus to support their operational activities.
  • Attend project status meetings, prepare bi-monthly, monthly & quarterly program and project cost reports. Formats and maintains bi-monthly project and award status reports utilized by the Director to determine existing and future project funding. Provides a quarterly update of program costs and publishes updates.

Site Development Essential Duties & Responsibilities  

  • All job duties typically assigned to this position as listed in the City of Atlanta standard job description for this job title and grade.
  • Specific Job Duties related to Site Development as listed below:
  • Review all aspects of engineer drawings, studies, hydrology reports, etc.
  • Provide written comments pertaining to review and permitting
  • Route plans through the review process by entering data in Accela permitting software
  • Enforce City of Atlanta Code of Ordinances concerning engineering design requirements
  • Enforce City of Atlanta and OCGA requirements for Best management Practices in Soil and Erosion Control, Floodplains, and Stream Bank Buffers
  • Coordinate with other City Department, e.g. Public Works, and Planning and Community Development
  • Coordinate with other agencies as necessary, e.g. Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District, County Health Dept.
  • Provide guidance to applicants on required standards
  • Provide guidance and advice regarding Easement, Right of Entry Agreements, access requirements, and Indemnity Agreements
  • Provide guidance and enforce City of Atlanta Bonding requirements
  • Perform due diligence of City records for sewers and drainage, connections to City Wastewater system
  • May assume management responsibility for the Site Development Division in the absence of other Managers.

Decision Making

Exercise Engineering Judgment in the review of proposed projects.  Determine appropriate applicable standards and requirements for various contexts.

Leadership Provided

Has review authority over multiple diverse projects.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully.  It is not an exhaustive list.

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction; knowledge of surveying, engineering, and construction methods; knowledge of Planning, Engineering Design, and Project Management.
  • Skill in Oracle, Discoverer, Excel, and other technical software in order to create well-structured documents, reports, spreadsheets, presentations, proposals and other documents; skill in preparing effective and strong oral and written communication; skill in reading, interpreting, and producing legal documents such as legal descriptions of property.
  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public; ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy when dealing with difficult or sensitive situations; ability to work effectively, as part of a team to ensure team and business goals are met effectively and efficiently; ability to work independently when required, working effectively without supervision; ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public.

Site Development Specific Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Employee must possess the skill and ability to read, interpret and critique:
  • Engineering Plans and Drawing
  • Hydrology studies and calculations
  • Plats and surveys
  • As-built Drawings and Easement Plats
  • Contour maps
  • Profile drawings
  • Cross-section drawings
  • Employee must become thoroughly familiar with and ensure specific conformance with relevant City of Atlanta specification concerning the following construction works:
  • Sewer construction and pipe line installation including manholes, wyes, and cleanouts
  • Roadway standards and construction including pavement and drainage
  • Stormwater Detention and Drainage regulations and standards
  • Types and requirements of temporary and permanent easements

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related area.
  • 2 years' of Construction or Project Management related experience.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related area.
  • 3 years of Construction or Project Management related experience including 1 year of managerial and/or supervisory experience.

Licensures and Certifications

  • Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC) Level II Certification or ability to acquire is required.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental  conditions associated with job.

 

Link to job posting: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=7011 

Construction/Maintenance Worker II (Collection)

City of Atlanta
$31,400 - $39,300
Ends: September 16, 2018
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General Description and Classification Standards

  • Functions as a lead worker for semi-skilled construction and/or maintenance work in support of a wide variety of drinking water or wastewater  distribution systems activities. Operates hand and power tools, light to medium construction equipment, etc.
  • Generally works as a part of a work crew, but may work independently or act as a lead worker a crew in standard linear infrastructure construction or maintenance. Work is performed frequently in cooperation with skilled trades employees, experienced equipment operators, technicians, or crew supervisors.

Supervision Received

Works under direct supervision and follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish  assigned tasks; may assist in training, orienting, or observing lower level associate, apprentice, or semi-skilled  employee in the group.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities    These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  May perform other duties as assigned.

  • Completes assigned work orders in an efficient and effective manner; works with supervisor to prioritize work orders; works in a safe and organized manner to ensure safety for self, crew and the public and to complete assignments correctly and on time.
  • Works as part of and/or leads a work crew to inspect and repair water mains; places flags or cones to control traffic in case of water main break, makes water tap on water mains, installs tailpiece on water mains, unstops sewers and house connections, cleans catch basins, repairs cave-ins, locates water service connections and water main lines; marks service connections, water mains and sewer lines.
  • Installs water meters; follows assigned route/schedule, advises customer of installation, records meter number and other information as required, and the time it took to complete job.
  • May go to construction sites to determine if specific work has been completed by a contractor.  Checks utility truck to assure that proper equipment and tools are present and in working order; requests approval for necessary materials to complete assigned work orders.
  • Maintains a safe and organized work area; stores tools; collects scrap and leftover materials; blows debris from sidewalks.

Decision Making

Selects from multiple standardized procedures, written instructions and methods to accomplish assigned tasks.

Leadership Provided

Routinely provides work group leadership, guidance, and/or  training to less experienced staff. May lead or  instruct less experienced workers in standard construction or maintenance activities.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities  This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully.  It is not an exhaustive list.

  • Knowledge of department policies and procedures; of methods, products, tools and equipment used in public  works maintenance and construction work; of basic  mathematical principles.
  • Skill: in operating a variety of light to heavy power equipment; in maintenance of tools and equipment.
  • Ability: to understand and apply pertinent policies, procedures and regulations; to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work; to perform maintenance activities involving skills in the functional fields to which assigned; to maintain records and make simple reports; to work beyond normal working hours, as required.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • Two (2) years of  experience in construction and/or maintenance  in a water distribution or wastewater collection system.

Licensures and Certifications

  • State of Georgia Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B is required. 
  • A Water Distribution or Wastewater Collection License is desirable.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment    Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental  conditions associated with job.

 

 

Link to job posting: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=6996   

Construction Maintenance Worker II (Distribution)

City of Atlanta
$31,400 - $39,300
Ends: September 16, 2018
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General Description and Classification Standards

  • Functions as a lead worker for semi-skilled construction and/or maintenance work in support of a wide variety of drinking water or wastewater  distribution systems activities. Operates hand and power tools, light to medium construction equipment, etc.
  • Generally works as a part of a work crew, but may work independently or act as a lead worker a crew in standard linear infrastructure construction or maintenance. Work is performed frequently in cooperation with skilled trades employees, experienced equipment operators, technicians, or crew supervisors.

Supervision Received

Works under direct supervision and follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish  assigned tasks; may assist in training, orienting, or observing lower level associate, apprentice, or semi-skilled  employee in the group.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities    These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  May perform other duties as assigned.

  • Completes assigned work orders in an efficient and effective manner; works with supervisor to prioritize work orders; works in a safe and organized manner to ensure safety for self, crew and the public and to complete assignments correctly and on time.
  • Works as part of and/or leads a work crew to inspect and repair water mains; places flags or cones to control traffic in case of water main break, makes water tap on water mains, installs tailpiece on water mains, unstops sewers and house connections, cleans catch basins, repairs cave-ins, locates water service connections and water main lines; marks service connections, water mains and sewer lines.
  • Installs water meters; follows assigned route/schedule, advises customer of installation, records meter number and other information as required, and the time it took to complete job.
  • May go to construction sites to determine if specific work has been completed by a contractor.  Checks utility truck to assure that proper equipment and tools are present and in working order; requests approval for necessary materials to complete assigned work orders.
  • Maintains a safe and organized work area; stores tools; collects scrap and leftover materials; blows debris from sidewalks.

Decision Making

Selects from multiple standardized procedures, written instructions and methods to accomplish assigned tasks.

Leadership Provided

Routinely provides work group leadership, guidance, and/or  training to less experienced staff. May lead or  instruct less experienced workers in standard construction or maintenance activities.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities  This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully.  It is not an exhaustive list.

  • Knowledge of department policies and procedures; of methods, products, tools and equipment used in public  works maintenance and construction work; of basic  mathematical principles.
  • Skill: in operating a variety of light to heavy power equipment; in maintenance of tools and equipment.
  • Ability: to understand and apply pertinent policies, procedures and regulations; to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work; to perform maintenance activities involving skills in the functional fields to which assigned; to maintain records and make simple reports; to work beyond normal working hours, as required.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • Two (2) years of  experience in construction and/or maintenance  in a water distribution or wastewater collection system.

Licensures and Certifications

  • State of Georgia Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B is required. 
  • A Water Distribution or Wastewater Collection License is desirable.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment    Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental  conditions associated with job.

 

Link to job posting: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=7009  

Water Operator

ESG Operations
Commensurate with experience
Ends: September 14, 2018
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Are you a licensed water operator looking the next step in your career?  We want to talk to you!

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

We are currently seeking Water Operators at projects throughout Georgia.  If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges please contact us.  For a complete listing of our openings, go to Job Openings on our website.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate water plants, monitoring all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Collect and record data for record maintenance and reporting to designated state agencies
  • Monitor treatment process for compliance, inspect equipment, monitor conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and functionality
  • Must be willing to work night shift

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Must have valid Class III or higher Georgia Water Operator License, Class II preferred
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detail-oriented work style 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

 

Wastewater Operator

ESG Operations
Commensurate with experience
Ends: September 14, 2018
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Are you a licensed wastewater operator looking the next step in your career?  We want to talk to you!

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

We are currently seeking Wastewater Operators at projects throughout Georgia.  If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges please contact us.  For a complete listing of our openings, go to Job Openings on our website.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate wastewater plants, monitoring all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Collect and record data for record maintenance and reporting to designated state agencies
  • Monitor treatment process for compliance, inspect equipment, monitor conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and functionality
  • Must be willing to work different shifts 

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Valid Georgia Wastewater Operator License preferred or candidates must be willing to obtain one in the future
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detail-oriented work style 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

Collections and Distribution (C&D) Crew Member

The Collections and Distribution Crew Member will complete projects involving water, sewer, and storm drain pipes
ESG Operations
Commensurate with experience
Ends: September 14, 2018
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Do you have heavy equipment experience?  Have experience in leadership roles and looking the next step in your career?  We want to talk to you!

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

The Collections and Distribution Crew Member will complete projects involving water, sewer, and storm drain pipes. If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges please contact us.  For a complete listing of our openings, go to Job Openings on our website.

Responsibilities:                                                    

  • Construct and maintain sewer and storm drain pipes.
  • Repair points on gravity lines and force mains, install pipe, clean out manholes, raise manholes, various landscaping jobs.
  • Operate small equipment for maintenance projects.
  • Oversees and assists with miscellaneous projects as directed, such as maintaining right-of-ways, pump station sites, cleaning sludge lagoons, and various grading projects as necessary.
  • Ensures securing and partitioning off work areas with traffic signs, cones, and/or barricades; flags and directs traffic around work areas as necessary.
  • Maintains required paperwork and logs in compliance with departmental rules and regulations.
  • Gathers information/data to support periodic and special reports documenting activities for area of responsibility.
  • Attends staff and safety meetings to exchange information; attends in-service training and technical or professional classes or seminars to improve technical or professional skills.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid commercial driver’s license strongly preferred
  • 3 or more years related experience
  • Strong attention to detail·     

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace. 

Collections and Distribution (C&D) Crew Leader

The Collections and Distribution Crew Leader will operate heavy equipment in projects involving water, sewer, and storm drain pipes.
ESG Operations
Commensurate with experience
Ends: September 14, 2018
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Do you have heavy equipment experience and your CDL?  Have experience in leadership roles and looking the next step in your career?  We want to talk to you!

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

The Collections and Distribution Crew Leader will operate heavy equipment in projects involving water, sewer, and storm drain pipes. If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges please contact us.  For a complete listing of our openings, go to Job Openings on our website.

Responsibilities:

  • Construct and maintain water, sewer, and storm drain pipes.
  • Install, repair, and maintain water and sewer services, meters, and cleanouts
  • Repair leaks on water lines, repair and maintain water valves, raise valve boxes
  • Repair utility street cuts with asphalt and/or concrete
  • Repair points on gravity lines and force mains, install pipe, clean out manholes, raise manholes, various landscaping jobs.
  • Operate equipment for maintenance projects.
  • Oversee and assist with miscellaneous projects as directed, such as maintaining right-of-ways, pump station sites, cleaning sludge lagoons, and various grading projects as necessary.
  • Ensures securing and partitioning off work areas with traffic signs, cones, and/or barricades; flags and directs traffic around work areas as necessary.
  • Maintains required paperwork and logs in compliance with departmental rules and regulations.
  • Gathers information/data to support periodic and special reports documenting activities for area of responsibility.
  • Attends staff and safety meetings to exchange information; attends in-service training and technical or professional classes or seminars to improve technical or professional skills.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have valid commercial driver’s license
  • 3 or more years related experience
  • Strong detail-oriented work style

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan. 

Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.
 

Water Treatment Plant Operator (Class III)

The City of Clarkesville is currently seeking two Water Plant Treatment Operators (Class III) – One for first shift and one for second shift.
City of Clarkesville
$16.00 hour
Ends: September 13, 2018
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The City of Clarkesville is currently seeking two Water Plant Treatment Operators (Class III) – One for first shift and one for second shift.

General Nature of Work

This position is responsible for producing high quality, potable water by monitoring the treatment process in accordance with the EPA and EPD standards by running tests, maintaining chemical levels and chemical feeders, backwashing filters, adjusting plant flow when necessary, checking reservoir, turning on/off raw water supply when needed, monitoring tank levels, and maintaining water plant facility and grounds.

Class III Operator license is required and operator must be able to lift 50 pounds and have good computer, record keeping, and organizational skills. 

Application for Employment may be obtained from the City of Clarkesville, City Hall located at 123 N. Laurel Drive, Clarkesville, Ga. 30523 or on the city website @ www.cityofclarkesvillega.com documents page.  The City of Clarkesville is an equal opportunity employer and operates a drug free work environment.

Maintenance Manager Hinesville, GA

We are currently seeking a Maintenance Manager for our Hinesville, GA Water and Wastewater projects. We are looking for candidates capable of leading a team of 6 that have 10-15 years of experience with troubleshooting pumps, motors, hydraulics, com
ESG Operations
Commensurate with experience
Ends: September 12, 2018
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Are you a Maintenance Manager with experience in water and wastewater looking for the next step in your career?  At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges, we want to talk to you!
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is one of the fastest growing utility management companies in the Southeast,. We provide full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.  

We are currently seeking a Maintenance Manager for our Hinesville, GA Water and Wastewater projects.  We are looking for candidates capable of leading a team of 6 that have 10-15 years of experience with troubleshooting pumps, motors, hydraulics, compressed air, high speed rotational equipment, electronics (VFD’s, PLC’s, Soft starts, etc.) and conveying equipment.  Job duties will be 75% operations and 25% administration.  They will include planning and coordinating work schedules, projects, and equipment downtime; and utilizing word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software for preparing work related reports, charts, graphs and data submittal requirements. 
 
Responsibilities:

  • Assigns, coordinates and supervises personnel and materials required in the maintenance and repair of water and wastewater treatment systems
  • Diagnoses malfunctions and determines effective courses of action for correcting them
  • Plans, schedules, and directs maintenance of a wide variety of specialized mechanical and electrical equipment including buildings, structures and grounds
  • Estimates cost and time for all aspects of maintenance, repair, and construction
  • Inspects buildings and equipment for needed maintenance and repair
  • Provides training to all subordinates
  • Determines effective response for emergency situations
  • Maintain records of all maintenance work done on equipment and prepares routine and special reports
  • Develops, implements, and enforces safety regulations and procedures
  • Ensures all weekly and monthly internal reports are submitted on time
  • Reviews work projects in progress and at completion
  • Consults with project manager in planning workload and assignments
  • Performs skilled mechanical repair work on engines, pumps, motors, and other equipment
  • Reads, interprets, and works from blueprints, drawings, sketches, plans, specifications, and mechanical illustrations
  • Ensures the proper use and care of tools, materials, and safety equipment involved in maintenance and work repair
  • Attends safety classes, reinforces and complies with company safety policies
  • All other duties as assigned, as this is not an exhaustive list. 

Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have completed the equivalent of one year of college or specialized vocational training in business management, public administration, electrician, mechanic, or a closely related field.
  • Requires ten years of related experience.
  • Must have valid GA driver’s license.  GA electrician license is preferred.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan. 

Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
 

Municipal Services Director/Project Manager Tifton, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
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Municipal Services Director/Project Manager

Tifton, GA


ESG Operations, Inc.
Full time
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is seeking a qualified and highly motivated Municipal Services Director for its Tifton, Georgia location. This position will manage a multi-discipline team of 75 employees providing Wastewater Treatment, Water Treatment, Lift Station O&M, Stormwater Management, Collection & Distribution, Fleet Maintenance and Public Works for the city of Tifton.  We are a utility operations and public works management company committed to our clients, associates, core beliefs, and principles.  If you are an experienced, driven professional ready for growth opportunities and challenges, we want to hear from you.
 
Responsibilities:
As part of the ESG Operations team, Municipal Services Directors are responsible for:

  • Managing a multi-discipline work team providing operations, maintenance, and management of utilities and/or public works departments.
  • Analyzing operational process control procedures, maintenance procedures, and instituting changes when necessary to achieve full compliance with all regulatory agency requirements as defined in the service contract with the client.
  • Maintaining accurate operational records and preparing reports required by the client and all regulatory agencies.
  • Inspecting facilities, evaluating O&M functions, reviewing records and data, interviewing and selecting new personnel, and initiating and recommending new or improved methods or practices.
  • Ensuring compliance with City, County, State, and Federal regulations and policies as well as the internal policies and procedures of the Company.
  • Attending Council meetings and representing the Client and ESG with State and Federal agencies.

Qualifications:
We are seeking an experienced “hands-on” leader with the following qualifications:

  • High school diploma, college degree preferred, any combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience in water/wastewater treatment or public works management.
  • Must have demonstrated experience with managing multi-disciplinary work groups.
  • Highest level Water and/or Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification preferred.
  • Possess exemplary leadership, communications, and team-building skills.
  • Strong detail-oriented work style.
  • Proven experience in making sound financial, technical, and management decisions.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.

 
Benefits/Compensation:
Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, short term and long term disability, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  Relocation assistance may be available.
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.
Learn more about ESG Operations, Inc. at www.esginc.net

Assistant Project Manager Vidalia, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: September 6, 2018
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Assistant Project Manager

Vidalia, GA
 
ESG Operations, Inc.
Full time

 

ESG Operations, Inc. is one of the fastest growing utility management companies in the Southeast, currently providing operations services across the Southeastern United States.  We are currently seeking an Assistant Project Manager for our Vidalia, Georgia location.  If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges please contact us.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day activities of a multi-discipline work team providing contract operations, maintenance, and management of public wastewater facilities
  • Analyze operational process control procedures, maintenance procedures, and institute changes when necessary to achieve full compliance with all regulatory agency requirements as defined in the service contract
  • Maintain accurate operational records and prepare reports
  • Inspect facilities, evaluate O&M functions, review records and data, interviews and appraises personnel, and initiates and recommends new or improved methods or practices
  • Ensure compliance with City, County, State, and Federal regulations and policies

 
Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, college degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 5 or more years experience, at least 3 years in a supervisory or personnel management role
  • Valid Georgia Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification
  • Possess exemplary leadership, communications, and team-building skills
  • Strong detail-oriented work style
  • Proven experience in making sound financial, technical, and human resources decisions
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications

 
Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  Relocation assistance is offered.
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

Wastewater Operator Hinesville, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: September 6, 2018
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Wastewater Operator

Hinesville, GA
 
ESG Operations, Inc.
Full time
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is one of the fastest growing utility management companies in the Southeast, currently providing operations services across the Southeastern United States.  We are currently seeking a Wastewater Operator for our Hinesville, GA location.  If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges please contact us.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Operate wastewater plants, monitoring all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Collect and record data for record maintenance and reporting to designated state agencies
  • Monitor treatment process for compliance, inspect equipment, monitor conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and functionality
  • Must be willing to work different shifts

 
Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Must have valid Georgia Wastewater Operator License
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid GA driver’s license
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detail-oriented work style

 
Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

Wastewater Operator Winder, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: September 6, 2018
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Wastewater Operator

Winder, GA
 
ESG Operations, Inc.
Full time
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is one of the fastest growing utility management companies in the Southeast, currently providing operations services across the Southeastern United States.  We are currently seeking a Wastewater Operator for our Winder, GA location.  If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges please contact us.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Operate wastewater plants, monitoring all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Collect and record data for record maintenance and reporting to designated state agencies
  • Monitor treatment process for compliance, inspect equipment, monitor conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and functionality
  • Must be willing to work different shifts

 
Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Must have valid Georgia Class II or higher Wastewater Operator License
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detail-oriented work style

 
Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

Water Treatment Plant Operator (Class III)

City of Jasper
$11.00 - $13.00 per hour
Ends: September 5, 2018
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Water Treatment Plant Operator (Class III)

The City of Jasper is currently seeking a Water Treatment Plant Operator (Class III)

The position is responsible for providing clean drinking water in accordance with EPA and EPD standards by running tests, maintaining chemical levels and chemical feeders, backwashing filters, adjusting plant flow when necessary, checking reservoir, turning on/off raw water supply when needed and monitoring tank levels.

Clean and maintain water and sewer plant facilities and grounds; which includes janitorial duties, mowing, weed eating and cleaning drying beds.

High school education or equivalent and valid driver’s license required.

Ability to lift 50 pounds required.

Must have good record keeping and organizational skills.

Some computer, mechanical and electrical knowledge necessary.

Prefer certified Class III Operator but would consider training the right person. Must commit to continuing education and re-training throughout career.

A background check and drug screen are required for this position.

Pay rate $11.00 - $13.00 per hour

Application for Employment may be obtained from the City of Jasper, Human Resources Dept. at 200 Burnt Mountain Rd., Jasper, GA 30143 or our website at www.jasper-ga.us. Please submit completed applications to the above address or email to sbrewer@jasper-ga.us.

Laboratory Technician

City of Griffin
Ends: September 4, 2018
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The City of Griffin, Georgia, comfortably located approximately 40 miles south of Atlanta, has an opening for a full-time Laboratory Technician.

This position performs technical duties in the analysis of a water samples to ensure compliance with a variety of state and federal regulations and permit requirements.

The City of Griffin offers a competitive salary with a full benefits package, including but not limited to health, dental, vision, defined-benefit retirement plan, and an optional 457 retirement plan.

Go to www.cityofgriffin.com to review the job description and apply directly. 

THE CITY OF GRIFFIN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Wastewater Plant Superintendent

City of Kingsland
$41,751.98 - $63,090.11 Annually
Ends: September 2, 2018
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The City of Kingsland is accepting applications for the position of Wastewater Plant Superintendent.  Kingsland is located on the South Georgia Coast within close proximity to Cumberland Island National Seashore, Brunswick and the Golden Isles, and Jacksonville, Florida.  Kingsland has a resident population of approximately 16,000 and hosts tens of thousands of travelers and tourists daily.

 

The Wastewater Plant Superintendent supervises, plans, and coordinates the services and operations of the wastewater treatment plant(s) including the operation and maintenance of the city sanitary treatment plants.  This position coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, outside agencies, and the general public.  Provides highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the Public Works Director.

 

Qualified candidate must have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent; must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license, and possess a Georgia Class I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator License.
 

FLSA Status: Exempt

Pay Grade S-32 $41,751.98 - $63,090.11 Annually; Generous benefit package that includes a variety of insurance and retirement benefit options.    

 

For more details and a complete job description, contact Human Resources at 912 729-5613 or visit www.kingslandgeorgia.com. Kingsland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

WATER SYSTEM DISTRIBUTION MAINTENANCE WORKER

FAYETTE COUNTY WATER SYSTEM
MINIMUM SALARY: $31,688.57
Ends: August 29, 2018
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WATER SYSTEM DISTRIBUTION MAINTENANCE WORKER

Code: 813-15

Grade: FAYETTE COUNTY WATER SYSTEM

MINIMUM SALARY: $31,688.57

 

Apply: https://fayette.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

 

This is a full time position with benefits. This position is responsible for participating in the maintenance and repair of the water distribution system. Major duties include but are not limited to: Installs water meters; Makes water main taps; Flags traffic at work sites; Operates trencher/boring machine; Operates backhoe; Repairs leaks; plumbs lines as needed; Repairs water main breaks; Maintains water meters; installs or repairs meter boxes; checks water pressure at meters; Installs and maintains fire hydrants; Operates asphalt roller, cement mixer, gas powered saw, asphalt and cement cutter, and jackhammer; Tests backflow prevention devices; repairs or replaces apparatus; Repairs concrete driveways or sidewalks; repairs streets and curbs; Removes and replaces sod; plants bushes; cuts trees and roots as needed; Maintains reservoirs; removes debris from water’ cleans boat ramps; repairs docks; Maintains equipment; replaces fuses and light bulbs; checks oil and tires; changes buckets on backhoes; Cleans restrooms; empties trash; mops restroom and shop floors; unloads trucks; Maintains inventory of tools, parts, and equipment. Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license with a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

 

Engineer III (Vertical Assets) - Department of Water Resources

Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources
$64,130.00 - $84,972.00 Annually
Ends: August 27, 2018
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Engineer III (Vertical Assets) - Department of Water Resources

SALARY

 $64,130.00 - $84,972.00 Annually

The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources is a publicly-owned utility, committed to providing excellent water, wastewater and stormwater services at the best possible value to the citizens of Gwinnett County.  The department is widely recognized for service excellence in the operation of 2 water production facilities, 3 water reclamation facilities and 226 pump stations.  In addition, DWR maintains 3,667 miles of water lines, 2,654 miles of sewer lines and 1,325 miles of stormwater pipe.  The Department of Water Resources takes pride in stewardship of the environmental resources entrusted to us and pledge to be responsible as we manage water as a limited, but renewable, resource.

This position will be responsible for the project management and coordination of water, wastewater, and pumping station design projects.  The responsibilities include an understanding of water and wastewater treatment processes, design project execution from conceptual design through construction, understanding of design drawings and technical specifications for technical and constructability review, and project milestone scheduling. The candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and ability to learn and use Microsoft Project. Candidate must have excellent communication (writing and speaking) skills and technical engineering skills with particular emphasis on civil and environmental engineering. 

This position is a grade C451. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering;
  • Two years of progressively responsible engineering experience;
  • Five years' experience in water and wastewater treatment design, and / or water booster and wastewater collection pump station design preferred;
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Engineer-in-Training (EIT) License preferred (must be obtained within 18 months of hire).

Please apply online at www.gwinnettcountyjobs.com.

Engineer III – (Stormwater)

Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources
$64,130.00 - $74,551.00 Annually
Ends: August 27, 2018
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Engineer III – (Stormwater)

Salary –

$64,130.00 - $74,551.00 Annually

The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources is a publicly-owned utility, committed to providing excellent water, wastewater and stormwater services at the best possible value to the citizens of Gwinnett County. The department is widely recognized for service excellence in the operation of 2 water production facilities, 3 water reclamation facilities and 221 pump stations. In addition, DWR maintains 3,667 miles of water lines, 2,654 miles of sewer lines and 1,325 miles of stormwater pipe. The Department of Water Resources takes pride in stewardship of the environmental resources entrusted to us and pledge to be responsible as we manage water as a limited, but renewable, resource.

This Engineer III will work with DWR's Stormwater Engineering group within the Engineering & Construction Division. The position's main responsibilities will include reviewing as-built hydrology studies and applications for stormwater variances and fee credits. Incumbent will also support staff in reviewing pipe system and culvert plans. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills for interfacing with consultants, contractors, developers, and internal staff members.

This position requires knowledge of:

  • Design practices associated with land development and hydrology study preparation;
  • Hydraulic and hydrology software (e.g., ACAD Civil 3D SSA, Hydrology Studio, StormCAD, HydroCAD, PCSWMM, etc.);
  • Lucity and Accela (preferred);
  • ArcGIS / MAP (preferred)

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering;
  • Two years of progressively responsible engineering experience;
  • Four years of Hydrology Study preparation experience preferred;
  • Valid Driver's License.

Engineer II – (Utility Relocation Coordinator)

Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources
$54,226.00 - $63,038.00 Annually
Ends: August 27, 2018
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Engineer II – (Utility Relocation Coordinator)

Salary -
$54,226.00 - $63,038.00 Annually

The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources is a publicly-owned utility, committed to providing excellent water, waste water and storm water services at the best possible value to the citizens of Gwinnett County.  The department is widely recognized for service excellence in the operation of 2 water production facilities, 3 water reclamation facilities and 226 pump stations.  In addition, DWR maintains 3,667 miles of water lines, 2,654 miles of sewer lines and 1,325 miles of storm water pipe.  The Department of Water Resources takes pride in stewardship of the environmental resources entrusted to us and pledge to be responsible as we manage water as a limited, but renewable, resource.

This engineering position is responsible for managing both CIP projects and utility relocation projects associated with Gwinnett County DOT and Georgia DOT. Project types include water distribution pipelines, gravity sewer pipelines, and storm water related facilities. The position will require knowledge of the design, bidding, and construction of pipeline assets. The position also requires knowledge of the permitting process associated with constructing pipelines / linear assets. The position requires the engineer to manage projects to completion within their scope, schedule and budget and meet the technical specifications established at the beginning of the project.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field;
  • One year of related experience;
  • Valid Driver's License from state of residency

Construction Manager II (Construction Services)

Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources
$58,971 - $68,553 Annually
Ends: August 15, 2018
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Construction Manager II (Construction Services)

$58,971 - $68,553 Annually

The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources is a publicly-owned utility, committed to providing excellent water, waste water and storm water services at the best possible value to the citizens of Gwinnett County.  The department is widely recognized for service excellence in the operation of 2 water production facilities, 3 water reclamation facilities and 226 pump stations.  In addition, DWR maintains 3,667 miles of water lines, 2,654 miles of sewer lines and 1,325 miles of storm water pipe.  The Department of Water Resources takes pride in stewardship of the environmental resources entrusted to us and pledge to be responsible as we manage water as a limited, but renewable, resource.

This position will be responsible for the management of both linear and vertical asset projects.  Scope of projects include water distribution and water production facilities, sewer collection systems,  wastewater treatment facilities, storm water storage and conveyance systems, as well as pipe lining rehabilitation projects.  Duties will include directing and managing an inspection contract, arranging inspections, and determining the appropriate corrective action based upon the inspection results.  This position will prioritize and assign inspection work, provide QA/QC of asset inspection documentation provide reviews of budgets, schedules and change orders.  This position will interface with operations and maintenance staff, consultants, and general contractors.  The selected individual will need to prepare memoranda, review construction reports and cost estimates, respond to contract compliance questions from staff, management, and contractors.  The individual will have the capability to review design documents prepared by others, and recognize and resolve various construction related issues. 


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil or Environmental Engineering, or closely related;
  • Five years of construction management experience;
  • 8 plus years of combined experience in construction management or project management, and construction inspection preferred;
    Or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
  • Valid Georgia Driver's License

 
Knowledge and Skills

  • Basic knowledge of water and wastewater unit treatment processes
  • Experience with the design and construction of water and sewer pipelines and storm water collection systems
  • Knowledge of construction methods and practices
  • Erosion and sedimentation control principles and standards
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Technical writing
  • Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project (scheduling)
  • Problem solving
  • Field safety requirements

Please apply online at www.gwinnettcountyjobs.com.

Construction Manager II (Crooked Creek Water Reclamation Facility)

Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources
$58,971 - $68,553 Annually
Ends: August 15, 2018
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Construction Manager II (Crooked Creek Water Reclamation Facility)

$58,971 - $68,553 Annually

The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources is a publicly-owned utility, committed to providing excellent water, waste water and storm water services at the best possible value to the citizens of Gwinnett County.  The department is widely recognized for service excellence in the operation of 2 water production facilities, 3 water reclamation facilities and 226 pump stations.  In addition, DWR maintains 3,667 miles of water lines, 2,654 miles of sewer lines and 1,325 miles of storm water pipe.  The Department of Water Resources takes pride in stewardship of the environmental resources entrusted to us and pledge to be responsible as we manage water as a limited, but renewable, resource.

This position will be responsible for the management of the Crooked Creek CP-4 Improvement project.  Scope of this project includes the replacement or modifications of the remaining key processes within the existing Crooked Creek Water Reclamation Facility (CCWRF), such as the septage receiving station, chemical addition facilities, secondary clarifiers, U.V. system, post aeration system, solids handling facilities, plant hydraulic gradient, and plant access and site security. Other responsibilities will include directing and managing an inspection contract, arranging inspections, and determining the appropriate corrective action based upon the inspection results.  This position will prioritize and assign inspection work, provide QA/QC of asset inspection documentation, provide budget reviews, and schedules and change orders.  This position will interface with CCWRF operations and maintenance staff, consultants, and general contractors.  The selected individual will need to prepare memoranda, review construction reports and cost estimates, respond to contract compliance questions from staff, management, and contractors.  The individual will have the capability to review design documents prepared by others, and recognize and resolve various construction related issues. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil or Environmental Engineering, or closely related;
  • Five years of experience in construction management
  • Project management, and construction inspection experience preferred;
  • Or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
  • Valid Georgia Driver's License

 
Knowledge and Skills

  • Basic knowledge of water and wastewater unit treatment processes
  • Experience with the design and construction of water and sewer pipelines and storm water collection systems
  • Knowledge of construction methods and practices
  • Erosion and sedimentation control principles and standards
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Technical writing
  • Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project (scheduling)
  • Problem solving
  • Field safety requirements

Please apply online at www.gwinnettcountyjobs.com.

Maintenance Supervisor

City of Ivey
Salary based on experience
Ends: August 13, 2018
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City of Ivey is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor; applications can be picked up at Ivey City Hall

A viable applicant will have a valid GA. driver’s license and a high school diploma or GED; supplemented by one(1) year previous experience in general operations, must possess a current Class 3 Water Operators License or ability to attain license within one year after employment.  Applicants must be able to operate a variety of heavy equipment, lawn maintenance equipment.  Good record keeping and organizational skills required.  A full job description is available at City Hall.  Applicant will be required to submit to and pass a drug screen.  Applicant must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, and will be working in an outside environment.  Salary will be based on experience.

For more information please call 478-628-2479

Plant Operator (Class III)

City of Ringgold
$15.21-20.63/HR.
Ends: August 9, 2018
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JOB OPENING

JOB TITLE:                            Plant Operator (Class III)

JOB STATUS:                       Non-Exempt/Non-Supervisory

DEPARTMENT:                     Treatment Department

RATE OF PAY:                      $15.21-20.63/HR.

SUPERVISOR:                      Water Treatment Plant Director

 

GENERAL NATURE OF WORK

This position is responsible for producing high quality, potable water by monitoring the treatment process in accordance with the EPA and EPD standards and by keeping water storage tanks correct operating levels in order to maintain system pressure.  This water treatment plant operates seven (7) days a week.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Monitors and adjust to meet demand.

Inspects plant grounds, check gauges, readings, flow levels, pumps, motors, and valves, etc. to make sure they are in property working order.

Take samples and test chemical levels in the basing on an hourly basis, performs series of daily laboratory analyses.

Maintains the effectiveness of water filters by inspection and cleaning as needed.

Adjust chemical feeder.

Monitors the flow throughout the plant to ensure water quality.

Undertakes minor repairs and maintenance of plant equipment.

Makes changes to equipment and fixes breakdowns as they occur.

Maintains log book containing laboratory analysis results, distribution system changes, filter back wash readings, process control changes, chemical inventory, document all problems and complaints.

Performs related duties as required.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Ability to change chemicals.

Ability to read rates of flow.

Ability to work day or night shift; weekends and holidays.

DESIREABLE EDUCTION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Standard High School or GED diploma.

Must have a valid Driver License and Georgia Distribution or Class III water treatment system operator license.

 

**NOTE:           This job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  Employee may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.

Plant Operator Class III

White County Water Authority
Ends: August 6, 2018

Water Treatment Plant Operator – Bogart, GA

Jacobs Engineering Group
Ends: July 18, 2018
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Water Treatment Plant Operator – Bogart, GA

 

Jacobs Engineering Group is seeking Water Treatment Plant Operator for an existing facility in Jackson County, GA (10 miles NW of Athens, GA). Certified Water Treatment Operators will participate in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment facility. The facilities utilize conventional flocculation, sedimentation and filtration treatment trains to achieve water quality objectives.

 

 

Duties of the Treatment Plant Operators include:

 

• Operation of surface water treatment facility employing conventional flocculation, sedimentation and filtration technologies

• Operate surface water plant in accordance with GA DNR EPD regulations

• Responsible for the safe, compliant, and economic operation of systems in the Water utility area

• Responsible for decisive and timely action in response to production, utilities and environmental upsets

• Ability to effectively communicate with the sites integrated areas

• Ability to troubleshoot system problems and make necessary corrective action steps during the shift and maintain process and system operation with minimal supervision

• Perform Preventative Maintenance

• Use SCADA system to monitor and control plant operation and distribution

• Inspect / Calibrate water quality (utilizing instrumentation, turbidimeters, pH, particle counters etc.)

• Operate and troubleshoot systems to ensure proper amount of chemical treatments and compliance with regulatory regulations.

• Collect samples and perform routine and special request laboratory tests and analysis

• Monitor system gauges and meters, start and stop equipment, operate valves to route and control flows, determine and set proper chemical dosage and flow rates.

• Monitor Operations of surface water intake and raw water pump equipment, and solids facilities

• Maintain and complete daily log books, bench test sheets and maintenance records

• Perform routine housekeeping and site maintenance

• Work in both hot and cold environments, inside and outdoors

• Ability to move throughout the entire plant site & operating areas including climbing ladders and stairs, to access elevated sources for inspection and operational purposes

• Assist with job safety analysis / safe work permitting and bench top analysis as needed

• Ability to work effectively within a team environment with internal and external personnel & regulatory agencies.

 

Qualifications

 

• High School Graduate or equivalency with course work in Chemistry, or any equivalent combination of experience and training

• Previous experience as operator of a public water treatment facility is preferred

• Must be able to obtain a GA operator’s license for water treatment within 6 months of hire; Water Treatment Class “I” or “II” (Class I preferred but not required).

• Willing to work any shift requested by supervisor (12-hour, 2-shift per day)

• Skills to perform equipment checks, maintenance and calibration

• Ability to read, write and perform basic math calculations

• Computer experience in Excel, Word & other software

• Understanding of the procedure to clean and maintain conventional filter systems

• Knowledge of the storage and feed characteristics of water treatment chemicals

• Able to perform sampling requirements

• Knowledge of disinfection dose and checks

• Experience with log book entries and related record keeping

• General understanding of SCADA layout and controls

• Experience working independently with functional guidance rather than direct assignments

• Experience with Job Safety Analysis

• Valid Driver’s License

 

Apply to:  https://jacobs.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=BI%2000040U&tz=GMT-04%3A00

 

Wastewater Plant Superintendent

City of Griffin
Ends: July 16, 2018
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The City of Griffin, Georgia, comfortably located approximately 40 miles south of Atlanta, has an opening for a full-time Wastewater Plant Superintendent.

This position is responsible for planning, directing and controlling the wastewater function of our Potato Creek WWTP. Responsibilities also include, training, assigning, scheduling and supervising personnel.

The City of Griffin offers a competitive salary with a full benefits package, including but not limited to health, dental, vision, defined-benefit retirement plan, and an optional 457 retirement plan.

Go to www.cityofgriffin.com to review the job description and apply directly. When applying, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your salary expectations.

THE CITY OF GRIFFIN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

WTP Night Shift Supervisor - Lakeside

City of Gainesville
$16.47-$25.53 Hr $34,257.60 - $53,102.40 Annually
Ends: July 16, 2018
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CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GA 
invites applications for the position of:
 

WTP Night Shift Supervisor - Lakeside

SALARY: $16.47 - $25.53 Hourly 
$34,257.60 - $53,102.40 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 01/31/18
SUMMARY:
Supervises, oversees and directs the operation of a shift at WTP on a daily basis, monitoring all equipment, adding or deleting chemicals, and assuring adequate supplies are available and the finished treated water meets all applicable standards for purity.
 
JOB DUTIES:
Serves as lead operator resolving problems that arise during shift. Responsible for requesting additional assistance if needed.
 
Performs lab jar tests; checks temperature, pH, alkalinity, chlorine, and fluoride; mixes any chemicals necessary to complete tests.
 
From readings on tests, weighs and feeds the proper amount of chlorine, sodium dioxide, phosphates, and other various chemicals into the system including lime, alum, polymer, and fluoride; fills fluoride hopper and alum day tank.
 
Record totals of all water treated and chemicals used in 24-hour period; monitor charts, meters and gauges which indicate the overall condition of the system; change charts as needed.
 
Checks all equipment for routine operation such as high service pumps, raw water pumps, feed pumps, sludge collectors, chlorinators, flocculators, and air compressors.
 
Fills out daily forms to monitor the condition of the plant including flocculator reports, chlorine status, alum and polymer feed rate, and lime and fluoride feed rate.
 
Backwashes filters as needed to remove silt and debris build-up; regulates filter for the amount of water needed to insure proper flow is maintained.
 
Ensures laboratory and all other areas of the WTP are kept clean.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
 
Three years experience in water treatment.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Class I Georgia Water Operator License
 
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of the principles and practices for the operation of plant equipment and related measures and testing devices.
 
Knowledge of the instruments and procedures of water testing.
 
Knowledge of mathematical formulas and the ability to calculate the amounts of chemicals needed to purify water.
 
Knowledge of the safety precautions used in chemical analysis.
 
Knowledge of records maintenance applied to plant operations.
 
Ability to read and interpret charts.
 
Ability to perform routine and emergency maintenance.
 
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinate staff.
 
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
 
Must be able to climb up to seventy (70) stairs 05/08.
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.
 
This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.
 

 

WRF Shift Supervisor

City of Gainesville
$16.47-$25.53 Hr $34,257.60 - $53,102.40 Annually
Ends: July 16, 2018
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CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GA 
invites applications for the position of:
 

WRF Shift Supervisor

SALARY: $16.47 - $25.53 Hourly 
$34,257.60 - $53,102.40 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 03/29/18
SUMMARY:
Supervises, oversees and directs the operations of WRF on an assigned shift by planning and directing the work of subordinate employees who operate equipment designed to filter and purify raw sewage and return it to local streams, creeks, and lakes.
 
 
JOB DUTIES:
Serves as lead operator resolving problems that arise during shift. Responsible for requesting additional assistance if needed.
 
Inspects plant equipment and process units; monitors the operations of presses, lifters, dissolved oxygen tanks, aeration tanks and incinerators to assure all are functioning properly.
 
Determines the cause and location of deficiencies, malfunctions, or maladjustments; isolates the problem and sees it is resolved.
 
Assigns the operators to their work assignments on the presses, DAF units, or secondary/terirary processes; prepares work schedules; trains new operators; approves vacation and sick leave for shift workers.
 
Monitors the collection of samples and diagnoses test results on plant effluent; analyzes and interprets meter and gauge readings; applies information in the amount of alum, polymer, chlorine and other chemicals added to clean the water.
 
Delegates the operations of valves, pumps, and generators to control the flow of wastewater through the plant.
 
Maintains a comprehensive record and daily operations log on the amount of chemicals used and the gallons of wastewater  treated.
 
Ensures plant laboratory and all other areas of the WRF are kept clean.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.
 
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
 
Three years experience in wastewater treatment.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Class I Georgia Wastewater Treatment Operator License
 
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of all phases of operations at a wastewater treatment facility.
 
Knowledge of mechanics and repair techniques for water pumps, presses, and incinerators.
 
Knowledge of hydraulics, electricity, and chemicals used in wastewater treatment.
 
Knowledge of chemistry and biology.
 
Ability to perform calculations regarding amounts of chemicals found in wastewater and to decide on the amount of chemicals to add in treatment.
 
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinate staff.
 
Occasional lifting of up to fifty pounds.
 
Ability to climb up to seventy stairs.
 
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

 This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.
 

 

 

WRF Operator II or III

City of Gainesville
$14.22-$22.05 Hr $29,577.60 - $45,864.00 Annually
Ends: July 16, 2018
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CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GA 
invites applications for the position of:
 

WRF Operator II or III

SALARY: $14.22 - $22.05 Hourly 
$29,577.60 - $45,864.00 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 01/03/18
SUMMARY:
Position will be filled based upon applicant's certifications.

WRF Operator II

Operates the WRF on a daily basis, monitoring all equipment and performing chemical analysis as necessary to assure the effluent released from the plant is clean, environmentally safe and within discharge permitted allowances.

WRF Operator III

Operates various types of equipment and performs chemical analysis tests to assure the effluent released back to Lake Lanier is clean and environmentally safe.


 
JOB DUTIES:
WRF Operator II

Change flow charts daily and records digester levels and flow.
 
Checks influent flow and bar screen; cleans screen as necessary; drains water traps and checks heat exchanger at digester.
 
May monitor central computers to assure flow of influent is not blocked at any lift station; reports any backup and assists with clean up if possible.
 
Assures all belts, rotors, drums, chains, augers, adjusters, dampers, bearings, rollers and switches are in proper working order; performs preventive maintenance such as changing oil, draining for cleaning, greasing fittings, etc.
 
Operates, calibrates and maintains Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) solids separators; collects samples; runs tests such as solids, nitrates, pH, alkalinity, and jar tests; record all levels of various units; make necessary adjustments in chemicals; send samples to the Central Lab for analysis.
 
Operates and calibrates sludge press equipment; mixes polymer and adjusts feed rate after the sludge solids test has been run; insures the proper filtrate level is maintained; greases rails, changes belts, and cleans press as needed.
 
Monitors and responds to all functions of the SCADA system, to include properly reporting and logging all alarms.
 
Performs pH tests on septic tank loads according to plant standard operating procedures.
 
Routinely collects samples from preliminary, primary and secondary solids removal units; performs spin, settleometer, pH, chlorine, and sludge blanket analysis. Interprets results and makes changes in operations as needed; checks equipment and corrects problems as needed.
 
Cleans drying beds; pumps sludge from the sludge boxes as needed.
 
Assists with operations of the sludge press as necessary; fills in for absent operators.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.

WRF Operator III

Changes flow charts daily and records levels in digester, flow, and chlorine.
 
Checks influent flow and bar screen; cleans bar screen if a lot of trash has built up; drains water traps and checks heat exchanger at digester.
 
May monitor central computers to assure flow of influent is not blocked at any lift station; reports any backup and assists clean up if possible.
 
Assures all belts, rotors, drums, chains, augers, adjusters, dampers, bearings, rollers and switches are in proper working order; performs preventive maintenance such as changing oil, draining for cleaning, greasing fittings, etc.
 
Operates, calibrates, and maintains Dissolved Air Flotation Solids Separators; collects samples; runs tests such as solids, nitrates, pH, alkalinity, and jar tests; record all levels of various units; makes necessary adjustments in chemicals in the water; sends some samples to the Central Lab for analysis.
 
Operates and calibrates equipment on presses; mixes polymer and adjusts feed rate after the sludge solids test has been run; insures the proper filtrate level is maintained; greases rails, changes belts, and cleans presses as needed.
 
 
Monitors and responds to all functions of the SCADA system, to include properly reporting and logging all alarms.
 
Performs pH tests on septic tank loads in order to accept or reject loads according to plant operating procedures.
 
Collects samples including preliminary, primary and secondary solids removal units; performs spin, settleometer, pH, chlorine, and sludge blanket analysis:  interprets analysis results and makes changes in operations as needed; checks equipment and corrects problems as needed.
 
Cleans drying beds; pumps sludge from the sludge boxes as needed.
 
Assists with operations of the presses as necessary; fills in for absent operators.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.


 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
WRF Operator II

Education and Experience:


High School Diploma or G.E.D.
 
Six months as WRF Operator III.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Class II Georgia Wastewater Treatment Operator License.
 
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of plant operations and effects of weather conditions on the treatment of wastewater.
 
Knowledge of federal, state, and local rules and regulations regarding the discharge of wastewater effluent into local streams and lakes.
 
Knowledge of activated sludge and biological treatment of water.
 
Knowledge of operating procedures and repair of equipment including presses, aeration basins.
 
Knowledge of safe procedures, and techniques in handling dangerous chemicals.
 
Ability to perform chemical analysis tests and interpret results.
 
Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
 
Ability to climb up to Seventy (70) stairs 05/08.

WRF Operator III

Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
 
Six months experience as a WRF Trainee or previous experience as a state certified wastewater operator.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Class III Wastewater License.
 
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of activated sludge and biological treatment of water.
 
Knowledge of operating procedures and repair functions of equipment including presses, aeration basins, trickling filters, narobic digesters, SCADA system, DAF Unit, etc.
 
Knowledge of the tests used to determine the amount of chemicals present in water.
 
Knowledge of the procedures, techniques, and safety precautions in handling dangerous chemicals.
 
Ability to perform chemical analysis tests and interpret results.
 
Occasional lifting of up to fifty pounds.
 
Ability to climb up to 70 stairs 05/08.


 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.

WRF Operator II
  • The above position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Class I Wastewater certificate.
     
  • Allows maximum of 5% above Grade 18.

WRF Operator III
  • The above position qualifies for an automatic promotion to an Operator II position upon attainment of a Class II Wastewater Treatment Certification.
     




 

 

Pipefitter I

City of Gainesville
$10.62-$16.47 Hr $22,089.60 - $34,257.60 Annually
Ends: July 16, 2018
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CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GA 
invites applications for the position of:
 

Pipefitter I

SALARY: $10.62 - $16.47 Hourly 
$22,089.60 - $34,257.60 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 09/25/17
SUMMARY:
Assist with operation and maintenance of the water and sewer systems.  Installs, repairs, and maintains water and sewer lines insuring service to the customers is uninterrupted or restored as soon as possible.
 
JOB DUTIES:
Responds to reports of water line, water meter, water main, or sewer line breaks; locate breaks and lines prior to digging; finds the shut off valves by using a locating device and cuts off service before repair begins.                                     

Cuts and fits pipes above or below ground to specifications necessary to install or repair water or sewer lines; assembles the pipe system; operates cutting tools and saws; installs or replaces manholes, valves, and other pipe fittings.

Raises, lowers, or moves water and sewer lines as needed due to new construction; assists in operating a boring machine.

Cleans around fire hydrants; greases all fittings and fill hydrants with oil; paints fire hydrants; tests hydrant flow to assure there are no blockages and adequate pressure is available; pumps water out of ditches during repairs; use a sewer jet to clean sewer lines.

Uses sling blade and bush axe for clearing sewer line or utility right-of-ways; empties drying beds as instructed; paints equipment/machinery as needed; may assist in cleaning facili­ties.

 Operates a variety of hand and power tools to clear and maintain utility easements and right-of-ways.  Tools include shovel, axe, sling blade, bush axe, power tools, chain saw, weed eater, etc.

May put out road signs; may flag traffic during construction.

Performs routine maintenance and minor repairs of equipment.

Shovels asphalt from asphalt pile or from dump truck, levels hole with a loop, and packs asphalt with a hand tamp or gas-powered tamp.

 Assists with construction of sidewalks, curbs and gutters; levels construction area; builds forms; mixes cement; pours cement; levels cement using a bull float, hand float and/or trowel.

Employee subject to work scheduled weekend, holiday, or after hours standby.

Performs other related duties as required.

Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:

None required.

Licenses and Certifications:

Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

DOT Certified Flagger (within 6 months from date of hire)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of department operations and procedures.
 
Skill in operating hand and power tools and small equipment used by department.

Ability to lift and carry objects up to 80 pounds.

Ability to take and follow directions from supervisor.

 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.

 

 

Maintenance Worker

City of Gainesville
$11.14-$17.28 Hr $23,171.20 - $35,942.40 Annually
Ends: July 16, 2018
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CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GA 
invites applications for the position of:
 

Maintenance Worker

SALARY: $11.14 - $17.28 Hourly 
$23,171.20 - $35,942.40 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 04/04/18
SUMMARY:
Performs routine repair and maintenance functions on equipment and on the grounds of Public Utilities, assisting operators and other workers to keep the functions of the department operating at the highest possible levels.
 
JOB DUTIES:
Completes preventative maintenance on augers, pumps, and other equipment at the various utilities facilities.
 
Performs routine maintenance on equipment assuring grease and oil are added when necessary.
 
Cleans, paints, washes, and repairs all facility buildings inside and outside; cuts grass; weeds lawns and flower beds.
 
Clears sewer line and right-of-ways as needed.
 
Shovels sludge; washes clarifying units; grinds rust off units; washes oil wells and contact chambers.
 
Keeps stock room maintained; informs supervisor of any problems or short supplies.
 
Helps drain all units twice a year.
 
May use a backhoe to replace lines; may assist with electrical repairs.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.
 
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or G.E.D. desirable.
 
Ability to read and write.
 
One year of related experience required.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
Level III Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate preferred.
 
Level II Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate preferred.
 
Class III Water/ Wastewater Treatment Operator License preferred.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of mechanical repairs.
 
Knowledge of preventative maintenance techniques and practices.
 
Skill in operating machinery and using assorted hand tools.
 
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
 
Ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs.
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.
 
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Level III Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate.
     
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Level II Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate.
     
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Class III Water/ Wastewater Treatment Operator License.
     
    Allows maximum of 10% above grade 12.

 

Maintenance Technician

City of Gainesville
$13.55-$21.01 Hr $28,184.00 - $43,700.80 Annually
Ends: July 16, 2018
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CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GA 
invites applications for the position of:
 

Maintenance Technician

SALARY: $13.55 - $21.01 Hourly 
$28,184.00 - $43,700.80 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 04/10/18
SUMMARY:
Performs routine electrical and mechanical repair and maintenance functions to ensure proper operation of Water Reclamation Facilities, Water Treatment Facilities, and Pump Stations equipment.
 
 
JOB DUTIES:
Repairs and rebuilds electrical equipment at wastewater treatment plants, water reclamation facilities, water treatment facilities, pump stations, and all other Public Utility Department  (PUD) facilities, including electrical motors and control panels.
 
Monitors operating condition, troubleshoots and maintains all electrical and mechanical equipment at water reclamation facilities, water treatment facilities, pump stations, and all other PUD facilities to ensure operation at specified capacities and performance levels.
 
Repairs mechanical equipment to include rebuilding pumps and changing bearings; performs routine preventative maintenance activities, including changing oil, lubricating and greasing of all equipment.
 
Operates backhoe and crane truck to dig up electrical valves and install machinery and equipment.
 
Performs welding repairs at PUD facilities, as required.
 
Assist with inventory of spare parts and equipment to assure adequate supplies are available for maintenance and repairs.
 
Performs occasional maintenance work on departmental motor vehicles and heavy equipment.
 
Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
 
High school diploma or G.E.D.
 
Technical school diploma in related field desired.
 
Two years related experience required.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
Level III Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate preferred.
 
Level II Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate preferred.
 
Water Distribution System Operator License preferred.
 
Wastewater Collection System Operator License preferred.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of basic electrical troubleshooting.
 
Knowledge of mechanical repairs.
 
Knowledge of preventative maintenance techniques and practices.
 
Skill in operating welder and acetylene torch.
 
Skill in operating machinery and using assorted hand tools.
 
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
 
Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and specifications.
 
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.
 
 
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Level III Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate.
     
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Level II Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate.
     
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Water Distribution System Operator License.
     
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Wastewater Collection System Operator License.
     
     
    Allows maximum of 10% above grade 16.
     
     

 

Maintenance Operator

City of Gainesville
$15.69-$24.32 Hrly $32,635.20-$50,585.60 Annually
Ends: July 16, 2018
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CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GA 
invites applications for the position of:
 

Maintenance Operator

SALARY: $15.69 - $24.32 Hourly 
$32,635.20 - $50,585.60 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 03/14/18
SUMMARY:
Utilizes a team consisting of 1-2 subordinates to facilitate repairs on Water and Wastewater treatment plant equipment, pump stations, water storage tanks and other Public Utilities facilities assuring all systems are functioning efficiently and effectively.
 
 
JOB DUTIES:
Leads a team in performing all repair work associated with maintaining mechanical / electrical equipment associated with the Water Treatment Plants, Water Reclamation Facilities, pump stations, water tanks, and other Public Utility facilities.
 
Performs predictive or preventative maintenance (PM) on all Public Utility fixed mechanical equipment.
 
Responds to maintenance related issues after hour emergencies.
 
Completes and records work order information for documentation.
 
Reports the status of completed work and backlogged work to the Maintenance Superintendent.
 
Supervises work each day of Maintenance Technicians, laborers and other support employees as necessary.
 
Assists workers with repairs and preventive maintenance on all equipment used by the department.
 
Works with the Maintenance & Inventory Specialist to add new or modify PM requirements for new or existing equipment within the Computerized Maintenance Management System.
 
Coordinates repair and PM work associated with the wastewater pump stations with Pump Station Supervisor.
 
Assists with inventories for all parts and equipment to assure adequate supplies are available for use when needed.
 
Rebuilds pumps, gearboxes and other equipment.
 
Maintains a tool inventory for service truck and other stored tools.
 
Operates a service truck, backhoe, crane or dump truck as necessary.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee is on call and subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.  
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
 
Technical school diploma in related field desired.
 
Five years experience in working with Water/Wastewater treatment and conveyance equipment maintenance.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR). 
 
Level III Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate preferred.
 
Level II Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate preferred.
 
Water Distribution System Operator License preferred.
 
Wastewater Collection System Operator License preferred.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of equipment repair and maintenance.
 
Knowledge of applicable safety rules for equipment repair and maintenance.
 
Knowledge of pumping hydraulics and dynamics.
 
Knowledge of welding, soldering, and brasing.
 
Knowledge of Water and Wastewater equipment.
 
Knowledge of purchasing procedures and maintaining inventory for parts.
 
Knowledge of working with electrical systems.
 
Ability to diagnose electrical system malfunctions.
 
Ability to respond to locations, diagnose problems and repair equipment to ensure compliance.  
 
Ability to perform work based on a departmental wide priority system.
 
Ability to anticipate operational problems and plan prevention measures.
 
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
 
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
 
Ability to operate a personal computer.
 
Ability to operate heavy equipment such as backhoe and crane truck.
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.
 
 
 
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Level III Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate.
     
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Level II Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate.
     
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Water Distribution System Operator License.
 
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Wastewater Collection System Operator License.
     
     
    Allows maximum of 10% above grade 19.

 

Infiltration/Inflow Technician II

City of Gainesville
$14.94-$23.15 Hrly $31,075.20-$48,152.00 Annually
Ends: July 16, 2018
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CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GA 
invites applications for the position of:
 

Infiltration/Inflow Technician II

SALARY: $14.94 - $23.15 Hourly 
$31,075.20 - $48,152.00 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 03/09/18
SUMMARY:
Supervises and assist in day-to-day operations of the Department of Water Resources' infiltration and inflow program and wastewater collection system maintenance activities.  Participates in sanitary sewer flow monitoring, smoke testing, CCTV inspections, and technical data collection and review.
 
JOB DUTIES:
Investigates, monitors, and documents excessive I/I in the sanitary sewer system by conducting:  Hydraulic evaluation and suitable site selection to install computerized flow meters; meter calibration and data retrieval using lap-top computer and data logger; gravity sewer and open channel flow measurements; rainfall, stream flow, and groundwater flow measurements using digital and automated equipment; smoke testing; closed-circuit TV monitoring; flow isolation; manhole inspection; dye water flood testing; pump station draw-down; and smoke testing.
 
Supervise the activities related to the operation and maintenance of the Department's closed-circuit TV monitoring equipment. These devices are installed in a special van and are used to investigate and document on tape the internal condition of the sanitary sewer system.
 
Perform field verification and updates of sanitary sewer system maps.
 
Evaluate new rehabilitation methods, materials, and equipment to enhance operations.
 
Maintains and repairs very technical camera inspection equipment and sophisticated software programs, and ensure proper operation of specialized equipment used in flow monitoring. 
 
Maintains daily log and timesheets; maintains moderately complex computer spreadsheets and records.
 
Assist and promote the departments Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) Prevention Program in order to reduce sanitary sewer overflows and spills in the collection system.
 
Interprets deed and plats; establishes legal property.
 
Plans and assigns work, reviews and evaluates performance, and trains one to three subordinates engaged in infiltration and inflow related work.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee subject to recall in case of emergency.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or G.E.D., preferably supplemented by some college or technical school course work preferred. 
 
Two years' experience in utility contraction and/or sanitary sewer collection systems.   
 
D.O.T. Flagging Certification required or ability to obtain certification.   
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of materials, techniques, and equipment used in repair, maintenance, and cleaning of water and sewer systems.
 
Knowledge of policy, rules, and regulations related to reporting sanitary sewer overflows.
 
Knowledge of State DOT regulations for traffic control when working near streets and highways. 
 
Knowledge of utility locating devices and knowledge of the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) for data collection.
 
Ability to repair sensitive electrical components of CCTV inspection equipment and flow monitoring devices.
 
Ability to perform hands-on, minor sanitary sewer repairs to prevent Inflow.     
 
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
 
Ability to maintain moderately complex records and reports.   
 
Ability to review and interpret construction plans and specifications, blueprints and maps.
 
Ability to plan and assign work, gain compliance, and evaluate performance of assigned staff.
 
Ability to train new team members. 
 
Ability to learn and use AutoCAD software and CUES Granite software
 
Ability to work in adverse weather conditions and occasional night shift, ability to lift 50 pounds and stand for periods of time as needed. 
 
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with developers, contractors, city/county employees, and the general public.
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.
 
This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.
 
  • This position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Water Distribution License.
     
  • This position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Wastewater Collection License.
     
     
Allows maximum of 10% above grade 18

 

Construction Utility Technician (I-IV)

City of Gainesville
Depends on Qualifications
Ends: July 16, 2018
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CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GA 
invites applications for the position of:
 

Construction Utility Technician (I-IV)

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
OPENING DATE: 09/25/17
SUMMARY:
Performs manual and skilled labor associated with installation, repair and maintenance of the water distribution and sewage collection system; assists construction and maintenance crews locate water and sewer lines so lines are not damaged during construction and flushes lines after construction in completed to remove debris.

 
JOB DUTIES:
Responds to service calls involving loss of water or sewer service; may diagnose problem and establish plan to restore service.
 
Assists in the initiation of new water or sewer service taps.
 
Locates water and sewer lines through the use of a valve locator; marks the sites and reports location to contractors, utility companies, the Department of Transportation, and the Water Department.
 
Flushes water lines through the use of a blow off at the end of the line, use of a fire hydrant, or pulling off a meter; checks water pressure.
 
Locates manholes and marks the location for repair crews.
 
Repairs water meter leaks by replacing couplings or changing the meter completely; replaces water meter boxes that have been damaged.
 
Cuts through concrete using a jackhammer to repair pipes and find manholes; digs dirt and gravel away to find and mark manholes and pipes.
 
Repairs and replaces fire hydrants.
 
Participates in the repair work of manholes, valves, fire hydrants, and water meters.  Repairs roads damaged during repair of utilities.
 
Coordinates the set-up of traffic control devices, assists with flagging traffic.
 
May perform the duties of a crew supervisor on a regular basis in absence of a Utility Supervisor. 
 
Operates heavy equipment as necessary.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Construction Utility Tech I
 
Education and Experience:
 
Ability to read and write.
 
Two years' experience in water / sewer construction.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the minimum qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Valid Class B Commercial Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR), or ability to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver's License within six (6) months from date of employment.  If incumbent does not have a Class B Commercial Driver's License at time of hire, a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City and Employee shall be retained in personnel file.
 
DOT Certified Flagger (within 6 months from date of hire)
 
Construction Utility Tech II
 
Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) from an accredited institution.
 
Two years' experience in water / sewer construction.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the minimum qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Valid Class B Commercial Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
DOT Certified Flagger (within 6 months from date of hire)
 
Construction Utility Tech III
 
Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) from an accredited institution.
 
Two years' experience in water / sewer construction.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the minimum qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Water Distribution System Operator License or a Wastewater Collection System Operator License.
 
Valid Class B Commercial Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
DOT Certified Flagger (within 6 months from date of hire)
 
Construction Utility Tech IV
 
Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) from an accredited institution.
 
Two years' experience in water / sewer construction.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the minimum qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Water Distribution System Operator License and a Wastewater Collection System Operator License.
 
Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
DOT Certified Flagger (within 6 months from date of hire)
 
Competent Person Excavation Course Certificate
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for all positions:
 
Knowledge of the city water and sewer system.
 
Ability to operate heavy equipment.
 
Ability to maintain records and reports.
 
Knowledge of the use of small hand tools and some heavy power tools.
 
Knowledge of the use of valve locators, and backhoe.
 
Knowledge of water and sewer line hook ups, and Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) sewer lining practices. 
 
Ability to read and interpret computer generated water and sewer maps, and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel programs. 
 
Knowledge of sound plumbing practices.
 
Ability to repair water leaks, and knowledge of leak detection equipment.
 
Ability to work under adverse conditions.
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.
 
 
  • The above position qualifies for an automatic promotion to Construction Utility Technician II upon attainment of a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED), and a Class A Restricted Commercial Driver's License.