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Environmental Compliance Officer Senior

City of Atlanta
$40,600 - $50,800
Ends: July 6, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards:

Serves the citizens of Atlanta by inspecting all permitted land disturbing
construction projects to ensure compliance with the approved plans of the
City and Georgia Soil & Water Commission. Duties include, but are not
limited to: conducting commercial inspections; maintaining records and
files; preparing erosion and sedimentation reports; writing stop work
orders; investigating problems and complaints; inspecting infrastructure
construction including but not limited to sewer systems, paving and drainage
facilities for compliance with City standards; writing citations for
noncompliance and performing additional tasks as needed.

Supervision Received:

Performs work under general supervision with review and advice from
Environmental Compliance Officer Supervisor or a senior level professional.

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.

Monitoring land disturbance activities within the jurisdictional boundaries
of the City to protect the City's infrastructure and surface waters by
diligently enforcing the City's Environmental regulations and supporting the
sustainable growth of the City's resources for future generations. Ensures
compliance with State, Federal and local regulations. Serves as a subject
matter expert on City environmental issues where applicable. Issues Notices
to Comply and Stop Work Orders. Issues citations and serves as expert
witness when required to testify in court. Responds to citizen complaints
and process those service requests in electronic data base.
This is the third level for this job family. Individuals entering this level
must already possess the basic professional knowledge arising from a
pertinent degree program and or work experience.

Able to interpret turbidity sampling results of storm water for compliance
with the City, State and Federal requirements.
Develops a thorough understanding of Federal, State and local environmental
regulations and keep abreast of new or proposed regulations as they arise.

Advises senior level professionals or upper level management on
environmental compliance issues and the impact of administrative decisions
as they pertain to environmental regulatory compliance.

This position may be required to make decisions regarding onsite issues
including writing citations. Follows standardized procedures and written
instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.


Leadership Provided
None.

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 environmental regulatory compliance; knowledge of Federal,
State and local environmental laws, rules, and regulations; knowledge of
safety regulations; knowledge of computer usage and applications.

Skilled in operating a computer and other office equipment (i.e. Fax
machine, scanner, camera); skilled in communicating effectively verbally and
in writing; skilled in operating a vehicle with a good driving record.

Ability to review construction plans and technical reports; ability to work
independently and utilizes sound judgment; ability to perform effectively as
a member of the team in carrying out the City's stated mission and
philosophy; ability to perform the essential functions of the job without
posing a direct threat to the health and safety of others.


Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience:

. Associate degree in Engineering, Building Construction, or a
related field.

. 4 years' of surveying, construction management or
erosion/construction inspection experience.

Preferred Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Building Construction, or a related field

Four (4) years of surveying, construction management or erosion/construction
inspection experience.


Licensures and Certifications:

. Must possess a State of Georgia driver's license.

. Must be certified in the State of Georgia as; an erosion and
sedimentation inspector (Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission,
Level 1B)

. Level II Certified Plan Reviewer, or have the ability to obtain
license within six months of employment.

. Able to be issued and maintain Sworn Officer of the Court
credentials by the Atlanta Police Department.

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

 

 

Apply at the link below:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA
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Construction Inspector Senior

City of Atlanta
$40,600 to $50,800
Ends: July 16, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Oversees the delivery of and performs skilled inspections of City and
contracted construction projects. Duties and responsibilities include, but
are not limited to: inspecting projects; maintaining records and logs;
preparing schedules; and investigating complaints and reports.

Supervision Received

Works under very general supervision. May work independently or with other
skilled or semi-skilled workers with responsibility for completion of
assigned tasks.

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.

. Performs grading construction and erosion control inspections of
construction sites to ensure compliance with federal, state and city codes,
ordinances and regulations.

. Records and maintains daily records of activities, including
records of personnel, equipment and materials.

. Reviews construction plans and specifications, contract documents,
plat cards and other documents as necessary to monitor projects and ensure
conformance with rules, regulations and guidelines.

. Maintains accurate records of material usage, reviews and verifies
requests for payment/invoices, and performs other duties as necessary to
ensure accurate payment to contractors.

. Conducts on-site inspections to ensure construction work is
performed in conformance with specifications and plans.

. Attends pre-construction, progress and other meetings as necessary
to monitor construction projects.

Decision Making

Makes independent decisions concerning construction projects. Coordinates
work activities between contractors, engineers, site operations and project
managers.

Leadership Provided

Serves as a technical resource or mentor to other employees. May lead or
instruct less experienced workers in high level or technical jobs.

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 the principles, practices and procedures of
engineering and inspections and all applicable laws, ordinances, and
regulations as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities.

. Skill in effectively communicating and interacting with
contractors, management, employees, members of the general public and all
other groups involved in the activities of the City as they relate to the
department.

. Ability to read, understand and interpret construction and
engineering reports, blue prints, plans, specifications and ability to make
less difficult field and office engineering computations.

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience

. Associate's degree in engineering or building construction.

. 3-5 years' of surveying, engineering or construction required.

. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience
which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job
will be considered on an exception basis.

Preferred Education & Experience

. Associate's degree in engineering or building construction

. 5-8 years' of surveying, engineering or construction management
experience preferred.

Licensures and Certifications

Licensure or certifications appropriate to the position are 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.

 

Apply at the link below:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA
rid=4537> &cws=1&rid=4537

Inspector (Land Disturbance)

City of Alpharetta
Ends: September 21, 2017
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JOB SUMMARY:

Under administrative direction of the Development Services Engineer/Stormwater, performs a variety of technical field and office engineering work involved in inspecting construction activities on assigned Community Development projects. Ensures conformance with approved plans, specifications, and City standards; identifies erosion and sediment control violations for the City; investigates, inspects, and enforces state, federal, and City erosion and sediment codes; maintains records and prepares reports on projects inspected; and provides information and assistance to contractors, developers, engineers, and the general public in person, by telephone, or in the field.

 

Overview of Duties, Responsibilities and Position Requirements

  • Inspects the construction, repair, and/or alteration work on assigned community development projects including streets, parks, gutters, curbs, sidewalks, parking lots, water and sewer systems, storm drains, underground improvements, street lighting systems, landscaping, landscaping irrigation systems, facilities, and other City capital projects.  Inspects materials, methods, and procedures for conformance with plans and specifications; enforces and observes testing of materials; reviews test reports; performs final inspection upon completion of project.
  • Travels to and inspects private development construction sites for compliance with applicable erosion and sedimentation control, stormwater management, floodplain management, and public improvement ordinances.
  • Meets and confers with representatives of utility companies, contractors, engineers and other public agencies regarding construction plans and specifications; investigates and attempts to resolve citizen complaints.
  • Verifies proper maintenance and effectiveness of erosion and sediment control, at a minimum, weekly.
  • Opens private construction sites; collects all paperwork and signatures from developer and owner; verifies compliance with NPDES permits.
  • Answers questions, provides information to, and confers with property owners regarding project schedule, hazards, and inconvenience; schedules service interruptions with the least interference and least inconvenience to property owners; coordinates work with other City departments and utilities to resolve interferences and conflicts.
  • Maintains records such as record of inspection, inspection log, verbal warnings, violation notices, stop work orders, etc.
  • Takes appropriate action to resolve complaints and/or correct violations.
  • Prepares and/or generates various records and reports including inspection log or record, start date, photographs, warnings, violations, stop work orders, etc.
  • Testifies in court or at Board of Zoning Appeals on code violations.
  • Takes, investigates, and finds solutions for Community Development Department’s complaints requiring field investigations.
  • Performs field visits and conducts map/plan research regarding drainage complaint or private development sites.
  • Completes inspections of City owned and maintained municipal separate stormwater system.
  • Assists in preparing and processing progress payments for contractors; negotiating contract change orders and revisions to reimbursement agreements.
  • Compiles detailed data on construction progress and inspection results including project punch lists; issues notification letters to contractors; maintains a variety of records and files; prepares various reports and logs on daily operations and activities.
  • Reviews plans, specifications, contract documents, and other technical data to ensure conformance with City standard; recommends and/or makes changes as necessary. Receives and/or reviews various records and reports including erosion control plans, notice of intent, notice of termination, geotechnical reports, etc.
  • Enforces and documents adherence to various environmental requirements.
  • Responds to public inquiries at the front counter and over the phone in a courteous manner; provides information within the area of assignment; resolves complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Attends and participates in seminars, training sessions, and other meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in construction methods and materials, incorporates new developments as appropriate.
  • Addresses public safety in construction zones; advises contractors of issues related to public safety; assists in detour planning, sign placement, and other traffic control measures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

Knowledge of:

  • Operations, services, and activities of a community development inspection program.
  • Principles and practices of stormwater management design and construction, erosion and sedimentation control practices.
  • Inspection methods and techniques related to stormwater maintenance.
  • Surveying methods.
  • Hydrology, hydraulics, soil mechanics and geology.
  • Methods, materials, and progressive steps used in the construction of building and related structures.
  • Permit processing procedures.
  • Methods and techniques used in the inspection of community development construction projects.
  • Principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of public works and building projects.
  • Methods and techniques of detecting construction defects and faults. 
  • Methods and techniques of materials, testing.
  • Applicable laws, regulations, codes, ordinances, and policies governing the construction of community development projects.
  • Mathematics principles and practices.
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety precautions.
  • Methods and techniques of engineering principles, construction plans, and specification review for compliance with established construction standards.
  • Methods and techniques of public relations.
  • Principles and procedures of recordkeeping and filing.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Technical report writing and preparation of correspondence.
  • Drafting and mapping, GIS/Arc View
  • Pertinent federal, state, local, City, and other applicable building, safety, and environmental codes, laws, and regulations.
  • Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

 

Ability to:

  • Perform inspections on a variety of community development projects.
  • Understand and interpret maps, engineering plans, construction drawings and specifications, and basic stormwater design calculations.
  • Prepare accurate engineering records.
  • Recognize the potential for process improvements and then propose and execute changes.
  • Deal firmly and tactfully with contractors, engineers, and property owners.
  • Detect and locate faulty materials and workmanship and determine the stage of construction during which defects are most easily found and remedied.
  • Interpret and apply laws, regulations, codes, ordinances, and policies governing the construction of community development projects.
  • Perform various mathematical calculations.
  • Prepare and maintain records, drawings, and reports related to construction activities.
  • Prepare and present oral and written reports, including inspections, performance logs and records, and related compliance documents.
  • Apply technical knowledge and follow proper inspection techniques to examine workmanship and materials and to detect deviations from plans, regulations, and standard construction methods, practices, and requirements.
  • Exercise sound and independent judgment.
  • Plan and organize daily work schedules and prioritize inspections.
  • Safely operate a variety of tools, equipment, and assigned vehicle.
  • Understand engineering principles and apply to construction projects.
  • Inspect and analyze construction procedures and interpret code violations.
  • Implement and maintain daily records.
  • Respond to issues and concerns from the community.
  • Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job qualifies.

 

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency supplemented by specialized training in public works inspection, civil engineering, or a related field.
  • Three years of increasingly responsible construction, soil erosion and sedimentation control, construction site inspections, construction plan interpretation, or public works maintenance experience.
  • Possession of Erosion and Sediment Control certification; may be required to possess additional certification(s) as deemed necessary by the department.
  • Possession of a valid Georgia Class C driver’s license.

 

 

 
 

FILING DEADLINE:

Please submit: (1) a cover letter of interest, (2) resume, and (3) the employment application (www.alpharetta.ga.us).

All documents may be submitted electronically by e-mail to kbott@alpharetta.ga.us or fax to 678-297-6041.  If you are mailing your submission, send all documents to  Kathy Bott, Human Resources Manager, City of Alpharetta, 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, GA 30009.  Completed application packages will be received until the position is filled.

 

POSTED:  June 23, 2017                  Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Lead Operator

City of Villa Rica
Ends: September 21, 2017
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Wastewater Treatment Plant Lead Operator
Location: Public Works | Villa Rica, GA | Public Works
Job Status: Full-Time


Job Description
This position is a lead position that is responsible for overseeing Wastewater Operators in the operation and maintenance of equipment in wastewater treatment plants. Work involves the operation of treatment facilities and equipment to ensure compliance with permit requirements and state and federal laws. This position is also responsible for preventative maintenance of plant equipment. Incumbents in this classification are fully qualified plant operators responsible for the efficient operation of wastewater treatment equipment on an assigned shift.
This is a full-time position and includes paid training; paid holidays, vacation and sick days; retirement benefits; matching 457(b) retirement savings plan; medical, dental and vision benefits; plus, much more!

Major Duties
Supervises the activities of subordinates in the operation and maintenance of equipment in water and wastewater treatment plants; assigns and schedules work tasks; checks and reviews work in progress; ensures that appropriate safety standards are followed
Operates treatment equipment such as pumps, control panels, chlorinators, fluoridators, chemical feeders, filters, electric motors, spectrophotometers, turbiditers, and conductivity meters in the performance of duties;
Repairs, cleans and maintains treatment equipment;
Replaces chlorine cylinders; regulates the flow of chlorine;
Reads meters, gauges, and dials; prepares and maintains logs of readings; adjusts valves and controls to maintain appropriate treatment process, adds or adjusts addition of chemicals to treatment process as necessary;
Collects samples, performs standard physical and chemical tests on water/wastewater samples; analyzes quality of water/wastewater; prepares appropriate forms; prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of test results;
Inspects plant charts on level gauges and flow meters; prepares and maintains logs of plant operations;
Maintains plant grounds; performs housekeeping duties; performs plant maintenance duties; reports needs for equipment repair; repairs equipment and performs preventive maintenance on equipment;
Assists in training new plant operators;
Operates and maintains the City's well system or lift stations;
Cleans weirs, tanks, bar screen and drying bed; cleans, paints and performs minor repairs to the general physical properties of the plant;
Attends and participates in seminars and classes pertaining to occupation;
Responds to and participates in emergency calls;
May operate City vehicles in the performance of duties or to attend training programs;
Assists in working on special projects;
Performs other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge Required by the Position
• Knowledge of modern city water/wastewater treatment systems principles and practices;
• Knowledge of the operating procedures of a water/wastewater treatment plant;
• Knowledge of repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment;
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary for the safe operation of water/wastewater treatment equipment;
• Knowledge of chemical application in the water/wastewater treatment process;
• Knowledge of basic arithmetic;
• Skill in repairing and testing meters and gauges;
• Ability to detect flaws in the operation of plant equipment and to determine proper measures;
• Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports;
• Ability to understand and follow established safety rules and departmental policies and procedures;
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions;
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees and the general public;
• Ability to drive and operate the department's assigned vehicles and equipment in a safe and efficient manner;
• Ability to respond seven days a week, 24 hours a day to system emergencies as needed.

Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent; four (4) years of experience or training in the field of wastewater treatment plant operation or water chemistry preferred; must be certified as Class I or II Wastewater Operator.


To apply visit www.villarica.org/Departments/Human Resources/employment opportunities.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator / Operator

City of Villa Rica
$14.00 - $20.45
Ends: September 21, 2017
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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator / Operator in Training

Location: Public Works | Villa Rica, GA | Public Works
Work Schedule: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Rate of Pay: $14.00 - $20.45


Job Description
This position is responsible for skilled, work in the operation and maintenance of equipment in the wastewater plants. Work involves operation of wastewater treatment facilities and equipment to insure compliance with discharge permits. This position is also responsible for preventative maintenance of plant equipment.

Major Duties
Operates wastewater treatment equipment such as pumps, control panels. computer and SCADA equipment, chemical feeders, filters, electric motors, and lab equipment
Repairs, cleans, and maintains wastewater treatment equipment
Reads meters gauges and dials, maintains a log of all readings, makes adjustments as needed to maintain proper treatment process
Collects samples and performs standard tests to insure proper operation, maintains accurate records and reports of test results.
Maintains plant grounds, performs housekeeping duties, performs maintenance around the plant, reports the need for equipment repair, assist in repair of equipment
Attends classes required to maintain wastewater certification
Responds to emergency calls as needed, & may be placed “on call” to respond to emergencies
May operate city vehicles to perform job duties
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required by the Position
• Knowledge of City and department policies and procedures; • Knowledge of safety rules and regulations; ability to recognize hazards in the facility & use proper safety precautions • Knowledge of the operating procedures of a wastewater plant • Knowledge to repair and maintain wastewater equipment • Knowledge of chemicals used for wastewater treatment and how to adjust chemical feed for optimum plant operations • Skill in the operation, maintenance, and routine repair of equipment used in wastewater, • Ability to detect changes in operation or plant equipment and to notify management of these changes • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions. • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
• Ability to perform general maintenance duties. • Ability to interpret instructions and efficiently carry them out.


Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent, Valid Georgia driver's license required. Equivalent combination of education and experience


To apply visit www.villarica.org/Departments/Human Resources/employment opportunities.

Plant Maintenance Mechanic - Senior, Level I & Trainee (Wastewater)

City of Atlanta
$36,500 - $45,600
Ends: July 4, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Manages, directs and coordinates the repair, maintenance and installation of machines and equipment in the maintenance of buildings, grounds and utility systems of plants. This is a journey level position which performs a full range of semi-skilled and skilled tasks. Duties may include, but are not limited to: plumbing, welding and maintaining machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, chemical feeders, chlorinators, control units, pumps, water tanks and other production equipment using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturer's specifications.

Supervision Received

Works under minimal supervision. 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.

·         Maintains in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturer's specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, chemical feeders, chlorinators, control units, pumps, water tanks, screens and other production equipment using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments; adjusts functional parts of devices; identifies equipment maintenance needs; records mechanical equipment readings; lubricates and clean parts. 

·         Repairs and troubleshoots equipment; observes mechanical devices in operation to locate causes of trouble; dismantles devices to gain access to repair or replace defective parts using hoists, cranes, hand tools and power tools; repairs electrical equipment; welds and uses cutting torches; 

·         Performs routine mechanical, electrical, welding, or machining maintenance activities on equipment including lubrication, inspection, and replacement parts; order and maintain stock levels of lubricants used in plant equipment. 

·         Conducts performance tests of plant equipment using tachometers, pressure gauges, flow meter, amp and volt meters. 

·         Diagnoses, troubleshoots, updates and repairs malfunctioning plant equipment; maintain, repairs and overhauls treatment plant equipment including aeration blowers, barminutors, pumps and motors, compressors, belt press, valves, drive units, hydraulic control units, chlorinators, chemical feeders, pneumatic equipment and hydraulic pressure systems. 

·         Participates in the installation of Water treatment plant equipment; participates in making modifications to equipment for maximum treatment process performance. 

·         Performs pipefitting; install and repair air, sewer and hydraulic piping systems. 

·         Maintains efficient records on operations and activities; maintains plant safety records; maintains and record shipping and receiving of parcels; prepares a variety of reports on data; maintains records of plant function readings and equipment history; maintains preventative maintenance records and schedules. 

·         Ensures and adheres to safe work practices and procedures including, but not limited to lockout/tag out and confined space rules and regulations.   

·         Interprets drawings, blueprints, schematics and diagrams for a variety of Water systems.

·         Operates a variety of heavy equipment including loaders, backhoe, bulldozers, cranes, forklifts, and graders as necessary. 

·         Initiates purchase orders for parts and equipment.

Decision Making

Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. May make purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization guidelines.

Leadership Provided

Provides guidance and training as required to lower level, interns, temporary employees, etc.

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: methods and techniques of maintaining and repairing Water plant equipment, machinery and related facilities; of lubricants used in plant equipment; of electrical codes; of the fundamentals of pipefitting and fabrication; of programmable logic controls, telemetry units and fiber optics; of operational characteristics of maintenance equipment and tools; of occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

·         Skill in the use of office equipment including computers and supporting software applications.

·         Ability to: preventative maintenance tasks on plant equipment, machinery and related facilities; to interpret, explain, and enforce department policies and procedures; to operate a variety of maintenance equipment in a safe and effective manner; to read, interpret and understand technical manuals, blueprints, drawings, and diagrams; maintain detailed records and prepare clear and concise reports.

Qualifications Separated by Levels:  

Senior  - Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

·         5 years of increasingly responsible experience in the maintenance and repair of plant equipment.

Preferred Education & Experience

·         Completion of technical or vocational course of study in mechanics or a related field, or associates degree in the appropriate area

·         5 years of increasingly responsible experience in the maintenance and repair of Water plant equipment. 

·         Must obtain a distribution license within one year of employment.

Licensures and Certifications

None required

Level  I - Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

·         3 years of increasingly responsible experience in the maintenance and repair of plant equipment.

Preferred Education & Experience

Must obtain a distribution license within one year of employment.

Licensures and Certifications

None required

Trainee – Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

·         No experience required.

Preferred Education & Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

·         Must obtain a distribution license within two years of employment.

Licensures and Certifications

None 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.

 

 

Apply at the link below:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=4768

Process Control Supervisor

City of Atlanta
$40,600 - $50,800
Ends: July 4, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Provides direct supervision to Process Control Technicians to ensure safe and continuous operation of assigned water facility or system; may collaborate with engineers and other management to determine work priorities, cost estimates, work timetables, responsibilities, and work methods.

Supervision Received

Normally receives guidance regarding group objectives, scheduling, unusual priorities, etc. but is free to set work methods and individual assignments.

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.

·         Supervises, prioritizes, plans, and schedules preventive and corrective maintenance work orders to ensure that work is completed efficiently by Process Control Technicians; may include weekly meetings to discuss safety issues, prioritize projects, and guide personnel development.

·         Responds to equipment and instrument failure emergencies and assign technicians.

·         Assists with troubleshooting complex field issues relating to instrumentation, Programmable Logic Controllers, Wireless Radio Communications, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and LAN through a working knowledge of complex electrical, electronic and mechanical equipment such as flow meters, pressure transducers, water quality analyzers, and remote controlling devices including electronic and solid state relays, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and fiber optic transceivers.

·         Writes computer programs for repetitive calibration calculations; updates schematics to reflect installations and changes.

·         Monitors the integrity of SCADA servers and historical database ensuring proper data and reports are retrieved.

·         Prepares information for meetings with management team and stakeholders.

Decision Making

May make purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization guidelines for assigned water facility or system. Applies organizational policies. Establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.

Leadership Provided

Has formal supervisory authority over a work group, frequently with intermediate team or crew leaders or a group of highly specialized employees, to include training, coaching, discipline, performance management, scheduling, etc.

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: complex electrical, electronic and mechanical equipment; Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Programming, such as Ladder Logic; of Metallurgy for instrument calibration; of digital and electrical controls and distributed control systems; of pressure, flow, level and temperature; of local, state and federal water quality and environmental regulations as applied to water systems.

·         Ability to: interact with internal and external contacts in a professional manner; review and interpret engineering drawings and documents; train and manage a group of skilled and semi-skilled employees in carrying out technical, maintenance, or construction activities.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

·         4 years' of work experience in wastewater and water operations and maintenance, 2 years' of which must have been in a supervisory position.

·         Equivalent combination of Education and experience will considered on a case by case basis. 

Preferred Education & Experience

·         Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline

·         5 years of directly related experience.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

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

 

 

Apply at the link below:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=4767

Mason Supervisor

City of Atlanta
$36,500 to $45,600
Ends: July 3, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Performs skilled masonry work. This is a "foreman" level position with a formally designated team of skilled employees, either in one or multiple skilled specialties. Duties may include, but are not limited to: building, altering and repairing brick, stone, tile or ceramic structures and surfaces.

Supervision Received

Works under very general supervision. May work independently or with other skilled or semi-skilled workers with responsibility for completion of assigned tasks.

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.

·         Supervises, prioritizes, plans, and schedules work orders to ensure work is completed efficiently by work crew.

·         Prepares masonry jobs estimates; reads blueprints; calculates material costs; evaluates staffing needs; estimates completion dates. 

·         Assists with the completion of more complex work orders to repair, maintain and alter buildings, retaining walls and other brick or stone edifices; mixes mortar; lays bricks and stones and/or concrete sidewalks; makes and repairs steps. 

·         Assists with the completion of more complex work orders to patch and/or replace brick or stonework chimneys. 

·         Assists with the completion of more complex work orders to install and repair tile floors and/or walls. 

·         Performs or supervises carpentry work incidental to masonry work; plasters ceilings and/or walls. 

·         Picks up requisitioned tools and materials from vendors.

Decision Making

May make purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization guidelines.

Leadership Provided

Has formal supervisory authority over work group (typically at least 4-5 employees) to include discipline, performance management, scheduling, training, etc.

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: principles and practices of customer service; of principles and practices of supervisory methods; of occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the trade; of the standard practices, processes, tools, equipment, and materials of masonry and plastering.

·         Skill in: the use of a computer and standard business software.

·         Ability to: operate equipment in manner that supports safety of work crew and general public; to interact with internal and external contacts in a professional manner; to maintain records and make simple reports.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

·         5 years' of experience in the masonry and/or plastering trade

·         1 year of supervisory experience.

Preferred Education & Experience

·         Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study in the masonry trade

·         5 years' of experience in the masonry and/or plastering trade,

·         1 year of supervisory experience.

Licensures and Certifications

Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class B

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

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

 

 

Apply at the link below:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=4677

Watershed PLant Operator CLass I, II & III (Wastewater)

City of Atlanta
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Ends: July 2, 2017
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Posting expires: 07/02/17

Salary  range: 

WPO Class I: $41,000 - $54,600

WPO Class II: $38,300 - $47,900

WPO Class III: $31,400 - $39,300

 

General Description and Classification Standards

Provides continuous, economical, and maintains EPA compliance with the wastewater treatment processes for the citizens of the Atlanta area. Operate, monitor, maintain, and trouble-shoot the wastewater treatment facility and its processes in an effort to prevent violations and to keep the receiving waters safe. This is an experienced, skilled or technical level position, capable of carrying out most assignments typical of the position with limited guidance or review. This level would be considered an influential level for operations and attainable by any incumbents in a work group who possesses the required minimum qualifications and demonstrates the necessary knowledge, ability, and performance. Could be the only position in this specialty work group or could be part of a general or specialized work team.

Supervision Received

Works under minimal supervision. May assist in training, orienting, or observing lower level associates, apprentices, or semi-skilled employees 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.

·         Performs all aspects of sampling, monitoring and testing required to maintain compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations governing the wastewater treatment processes, stormwater, and sludge management.

·         May assist in the performance of regularly scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment and machinery. Conducts the necessary daily checks of the treatment plant on a rotating basis. Performs all work in conformance to Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations

·         On call to respond to emergencies and breakdowns at the water reclamation center and/or pump stations.

·         Trains individuals of proper procedures in operating and maintaining the City's water reclamation centers and/or pump stations.

Expectations of Hours of Service, Emergency and Stand-by Service: Employees in this position may be required to work rotating shifts and/or stand-by service to address operational needs and emergencies as required. May be required to work extended periods away from the normal reporting location. Must be able to work rotating shifts.

Decision Making

Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.

Leadership Provided

Provides guidance and training as required to lower level, interns, temporary employees, etc.

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 the operation, methods and procedures of a wastewater treatment plant; knowledge of the machinery and process used for wastewater treatment and pumping stations; knowledge of mechanical equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunction; knowledge of basic machinery preventive maintenance and repair; knowledge of State and Federal regulations governing wastewater and worker’s safety; knowledge of laboratory procedures and terminology; knowledge of Chemistry Terminology.  Skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing; skill in solving complex problems independently; skill in operating, composite samplers, and various lab test equipment.

Ability to work and make routine decisions on the operation of the plant processes and equipment; ability to treat the wastewater in a safe, effective manner; ability to work outdoors in any kind of weather; ability to read and understand design drawings and plans; ability to operate a company vehicle and pick-up truck.

Qualifications Separated by License:  

Class I - Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

·         3 years of work experience in a wastewater plant or a related area.

Preferred Education & Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

·         3 years of experience in a wastewater plant or a related area, supervisory experience desirable. 

Licensures and Certifications

·         Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License required. 

·         Class I Wastewater License required.

·         Forklift Certification and/or Class B CDL desirable.

 

Class II - Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

·         1 - 2 years of work experience in a wastewater plant or a related area.

Preferred Education & Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

·         1 - 2 years of work experience in a wastewater plant or a related area.

Licensures and Certifications

·         Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License required. 

·         Class II Wastewater License required.

·         Forklift Certification and/or Class B CDL desirable.

 

Class III - Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

·         1 year of work experience in a wastewater plant or a related area.

Preferred Education & Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

·         1 year of work experience in a wastewater plant or a related area.

Licensures and Certifications

·         Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License required. 

·         Class III Wastewater License required.

·         Forklift Certification and/or Class B CDL desirable.

 

Trainee – Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

·         No experience required.

Preferred Education & Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

·         Work experience in wastewater plant or a related field.

Licensures and Certifications

·         Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License required. 

·         Must obtained a Class III License one year of employment required.

·         Forklift Certification and/or Class B CDL 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.

 

 

Please apply at thelink below:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=4755

ASSISTANT WATER/WASTEWATER PLANT MANAGER

Forsyth County
$52,346.00 - $81,136.00 Annually
Ends: September 13, 2017
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FORSYTH COUNTY

Personnel Services Department

110 East Main Street, Suite 230

Cumming, GA  30040

 

Apply at:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/forsyth/default.cfm

 

ASSISTANT WATER/WASTEWATER PLANT MANAGER

 

SALARY

$52,346.00 - $81,136.00 Annually

 

Job Summary – complete job description at www.forsythco.com

 
Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals; conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations.
 
Coordinates daily work activities; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; confers with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise.
 
Ensures compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.
 
Consults with department management or other officials to review facility operations/activities, review/resolve problems, receive advice/direction, and provide recommendations; coordinates plant projects/activities with other departments, contractors, outside agencies, or others as needed.
 
Minimum Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, or Biology from an accredited college or university with training emphasis in engineering, science, or environmental sciences; supplemented by  three (3) years of progressively responsible experience and/or training that includes water treatment plant operations, wastewater treatment plant operations, budget development, and supervision; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Must possess and maintain a valid Class I Water/Wastewater Operator License issued by the State of Georgia.  Will require possession and maintenance of a valid Georgia driver's license

 

WATER SERVICE WORKER

Forsyth County
$27,663.00/Year
Ends: September 13, 2017
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FORSYTH COUNTY

Personnel Services Department

110 East Main Street, Suite 230

Cumming, GA  30040

 

Apply at:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/forsyth/default.cfm

 

WATER SERVICE WORKER

 

SALARY

$27,663.00/Year

 
Job Summary – complete job description at www.forsythco.com

 

Performs manual work associated with repair/replacement of water meters and repair of water service lines; locates water meters; inspects accuracy/condition of meters and determines whether repair or replacement is most appropriate; installs/replaces broken, damaged, stolen, or missing water meters, backflow devices, and meter boxes; determines source of water leaks, makes necessary repairs, or refers more complex problems to work crews; lays/installs pipes; replaces copper piping and fittings; checks pressure on water lines; flushes water lines to purify system; digs around meter boxes and removes dirt/debris; pumps water from meter boxes; repairs/replaces curb stops; shovels materials.

 

Tests meters to ensure proper operations and accurate readings.

 

Disconnects or reconnects water service to troubleshoot leaks and conduct repairs; locks/unlocks meters relating to non-payment of water accounts as appropriate.

 

Performs minor landscaping tasks to areas surrounding meter boxes; restores landscaping to acceptable condition at end of projects by planting grass or replacing sod.

 

Performs customer service functions; provides assistance and information related to meters, consumption, leaks, department procedures, or other issues; responds to routine questions, complaints, or requests for service; initiates problem resolution.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

High school diploma or GED; supplemented by one (1) year previous experience and/or training involving plumbing or water utility maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.

 

 

WATER EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Forsyth County
$31,604.00/Year
Ends: September 13, 2017
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FORSYTH COUNTY

Personnel Services Department

110 East Main Street, Suite 230

Cumming, GA  30040

 

Apply at:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/forsyth/default.cfm

 

WATER EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

 

SALARY

$31,604.00/Year

 

Job Summary – complete job description at www.forsythco.com

 

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Drives/operates a variety of heavy/medium equipment or large vehicles with specialized functions involving performing or maneuvering to exacting tolerances and specifications, driving/maneuvering in and around confined spaces, routine operation to drive from point to point, or operation of complex, moderately complex, or basic maneuvering mechanisms to perform work tasks. Installs, maintains, and repairs water/wastewater utility lines and mains; locates water lines, sewer lines, and other utilities using metal locator or probing rod; excavates around utility lines, cables, gas mains, and service lines; digs out pipes, services lines, and meters; operates tapping machine to connect services into main lines; attaches water meters to service lines; digs trench lines using backhoe; installs water lines; extends existing water lines for services; repairs and maintains service lines and mains; repairs leaks on water mains and service lines to meters; flushes water lines and mains; repairs water line leaks; performs flow tests, pressure tests, or chlorination tests; assembles hydrants, valves, meters, and backflow devices; installs fire hydrants, service lines, water meters, and manholes; repairs water meters as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

High school diploma or GED; supplemented by two (2) years previous experience and/or training involving plumbing or water utility maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.

May require possession and maintenance of valid Georgia Commercial Driver's License (CDL) including appropriate endorsement(s).

Depending on area of assignment, possess or obtain valid Department of Transportation Flagging certification, must possess or obtain Water Distribution System Operator certification, or Wastewater System Operator certification within one (1) year of hire

 

CREW SUPERVISOR 2ND SHIFT – Hours 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Forsyth County
$35,545.00/Year + $2.00 per/hr Shift Differential
Ends: September 13, 2017
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FORSYTH COUNTY

Personnel Services Department

110 East Main Street, Suite 230

Cumming, GA  30040

 

Apply at:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/forsyth/default.cfm

 

CREW SUPERVISOR 2ND SHIFT – Hours 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm

 

SALARY

$35,545.00/Year + $2.00 per hour Shift Differential Pay

 

Job Summary – complete job description at www.forsythco.com

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Leads a team of workers in operating equipment and performing maintenance work involving various projects within an assigned County department, which may involve skilled/semi-skilled building maintenance, custodial maintenance, landscaping/grounds maintenance, water system installation, water/sewer infrastructure maintenance, or other projects. Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining and completing employee performance appraisals; conducts training activities; conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations; ensures proper training and certification of employees.

 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes equipment operation, supervision, and specialized work in area of assignment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.

Must possess and maintain valid Georgia Commercial Driver's License (CDL) including appropriate endorsement(s). Depending on area of assignment, must possess appropriate Water Distribution System Operator certification or Wastewater System Operator certification.

Must possess or obtain other Water Distribution System Operator certification or Wastewater System Operator certification within one (1) year of hire.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent

Ellijay-Gilmer County Water & Sewerage Authority
Ends: September 5, 2017
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Job Description:  The Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent is responsible for the day to day operations of the Ellijay-Gilmer County Water & Sewerage Authority (Authority) Wastewater Treatment Plant.  The Superintendent supervises a staff of seven (7) Wastewater Plant Operators and the plant is currently staffed for 24/7 operation.  The Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent reports to the Authority Director.

Essential Functions/Duties & Responsibilities:  This position includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Supervision of all aspects of the wastewater treatment plant.  Studies data from process control testing to observe trends and develop procedures to respond to changing plant conditions in the effort to discharge the highest quality effluent possible at all times.
  • Development of methods, procedures, and processes to continually improve the quality of effluent and efficiency of operations.  Reviews plant operational data and monitoring reports (process control testing) for accuracy and recommends/directs appropriate operational adjustments.
  • Provide technical assistance and input for any capital improvement projects at the wastewater treatment plant.
  • Supervises and directs staff in all operations of the treatment facility; this includes shift scheduling, plant operation and maintenance, laboratory duties, grease trap program, and any other aspect of the treatment plant.
  • Actively follows current and proposed changes to regulatory rules and policies and assists the Authority in positioning the wastewater treatment plant to respond to these changes.
  • Works closely with the Authority Director and Controller in the preparation of the annual budget.  Reviews and monitors expenditures to remain within established budgetary constraints.  Obtains Purchase Orders and authorizes purchases according to the Authority’s Purchasing Policy.
  • Responsible for compliance with all federal and state permit requirements, rules, regulations, and reporting for the wastewater treatment plant.  Acts as a liaison with state and federal officials concerning treatment operations.
  • Maintain professional networks and attend training sessions and conferences as necessary to advance skills and keep abreast of issues and practices in all areas of responsibility.
  • Maintain regular job attendance and adherence to working hours.
  • Operate a motor vehicle safely and legally.

Supervision/Lead Work Exercised:  This is a supervisory position.  This position supervises assigned employees which includes scheduling and assigning work; mentoring, coaching, and training; developing work plans and reviewing work for completion; evaluating performance and providing necessary feedback to employee; setting work standards; imposing or effectively recommending necessary disciplinary action; responding to grievances; and making or effectively recommending hiring and termination decisions.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Education & Experience: 

  • Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED and possess a Georgia Class I Wastewater Treatment Operator License or be able to transfer to or otherwise obtain a Georgia Class I Wastewater Treatment License within a six (6) month period. 
  • An associate’s degree in water/wastewater technology, engineering, or environmental science is desired but not required. 
  • Applicant must have experience leading and/or supervising the work of others in a wastewater treatment facility setting.

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of a Georgia Class I Wastewater Operator License or the ability to obtain a Georgia Class I Wastewater Operator License within six (6) months of hire.
  • Possession of a valid Georgia Driver’s License
  • This position is subject to random drug and alcohol testing per the Authority’s Drug Free Work Program.

 

To apply for this position, resumes can be sent to the Ellijay-Gilmer County Water & Sewerage Authority Director at the following address:

Ellijay-Gilmer County Water & Sewerage Authority
Attn:  Mr. Gary McVey, Director<
1023 Progress Road
Ellijay, Georgia  30540

Resume can also be emailed to:  egcwsadir@egcwsa.com

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Ellijay-Gilmer County Water & Sewerage Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

WRF SHIFT SUPERVISOR DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES

Gainesville, Ga
Hourly: $15.99 - $24.79 Annual: $33,259 - $51,563
Ends: August 30, 2017
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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
To apply for this job, please visit our website at www.gainesville.org
WRF SHIFT SUPERVISOR DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES
Posting Date:November 11, 2016
Job Code:523-4339
Closing Date:Open Until Filled
Grade:0020 – Non-Exempt
Pay Range:Hourly: $15.99 - $24.79 Annual: $33,259 - $51,563
Work Status:Full Time

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

JOB 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.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
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 REQUIRED

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.

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 IS A FULL TIME POSITION AND ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS ?

Due to Georgia State Law, all applications are subject to public disclosure.

Only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

As part of our hiring process, all applicants will be required to undergo a thorough background investigation which includes but is not limited to some or all of the following: contacting past employers, work and personal references, education, criminal history, motor vehicle record, and credit check. The City of Gainesville reserves the right to disqualify any applicant based on information discovered during the background investigation. Standard City of Gainesville hiring practices shall apply to all applicants.

The City of Gainesville is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, disability, military service, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

INFILTRATION/INFLOW TECHNICIAN I

Gainesville, Ga
Hourly: $13.16-$20.40 Annual: $27,372-$42,432
Ends: August 30, 2017
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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
INFILTRATION/INFLOW TECHNICIAN I DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES
Posting Date:February 21, 2017
Job Code:459-4330
Closing Date:Open Until Filled
Grade:0016 – Non-Exempt
Pay Range:Hourly: $13.16-$20.40 Annual: $27,372-$42,432
Work Status:Full Time

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

JOB SUMMARY
Investigates, monitors, and documents excessive I/I in the sanitary sewer system. Assist in preparing technical field reports to determine the most cost effective method to repair and rehabilitate the sanitary sewer system. Also, assists in sanitary sewer flow monitoring, CCTV inspections, and conducts water and sewer map verification.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

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.
Performs a variety of indoor/outdoor tasks using hand-operated power tools and mechanical equipment.
Performs hand-on, minor sanitary sewer repairs to prevent inflow and infiltration.
Performs minor maintenance on sensitive equipment used by the I/I investigation team.
Compiles data generated during field investigation of the sanitary sewer system to produce field reports.
Participates and/or assists in 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.
Performs field verification of water and sanitary sewer system maps. Generates reports and/or sketches for the Division’s mapping group to update Department’s utility system maps.
Performs all other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

High school diploma or G. E. D. preferably supplemented by some college or technical school course work preferred.
One year of utility construction, maintenance, surveying or other related experience.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualification stated above.

Licenses and Certifications:

Valid Class C driver’s license and a satisfactory motor vehicle record.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of construction, maintenance, or operation of water and sanitary sewer systems.
Knowledge of the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) for data collection.
Ability to read and interpret engineering plans, blue prints, and system maps.
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 excellent records of field investigation and other I/I related activities.
Ability to train new team members when necessary.
Ability to clearly communicate field investigation results to a variety of personnel in the Department both verbally and in writing.
Ability to maintain effective working relationship with other employees, consultants, contractors, and general public courteously and tactfully.

This job announcement 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 operator certification.

This position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a wastewater collections systems operator certification.

Allows maximum of 10% above grade 16.

? THIS IS A FULL TIME POSITION AND ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS ?

Due to Georgia State Law, all applications are subject to public disclosure.

Only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

As part of our hiring process, all applicants will be required to undergo a thorough background investigation which includes but is not limited to some or all of the following: contacting past employers, work and personal references, education, criminal history, motor vehicle record, and credit check. The City of Gainesville reserves the right to disqualify any applicant based on information discovered during the background investigation. Standard City of Gainesville hiring practices shall apply to all applicants.

The City of Gainesville is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, disability, military service, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Class I, II, or III Water Plant Operator

City of Carrollton
Class I $39,6104, II $35,771 III $33,219
Ends: August 21, 2017
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Class I, II, or III Water Plant Operator Job Code: 1819, Class III Operator
Water Filter Plant
Night Shift (7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.)

Class I $39,610.71 / $19.04 Per hour – PG 20
Class II $35,771.37 / $17.20 Per Hour – PG 17
Class III $33,219.62 / $15.97 Per Hour - PG 15

Open until filled

Interested and QUALIFIED persons should complete a City of Carrollton Employment Application at
Carrollton City Hall, 315 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA 30117 - (770) 830-2000.

Department Contact Name: Connie Nelms, Water Plant Superintendent:
Contact Number & Email: (770) 830-2021 / cnelms@carrollton-ga.gov

Please note that successful candidates for employment must pass a background check and drug screening prior to
employment.

Job Description:
We are seeking a Certified Water Plant Operator for this position, preferably with a Class I License. Persons having
a Water Plant Operator's License will receive priority consideration.

MINIMUM TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS:

CLASS III OPERATOR: High School diploma or GED equivalent (Associate’s degree preferred) with one (1) year of
experience as a water or wastewater operator; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experiencewhich provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Must possess and maintain a valid Class III Water Operator License issued by the State.

CLASS II OPERATOR: High School diploma or GED equivalent (Associate’s degree preferred) with two (2) years of
experience as a water or wastewater operator; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Must possess and maintain a valid Class II Water Operator License issued by the State.

CLASS I OPERATOR: High School diploma or GED equivalent (Associate’s degree preferred) with three (3) years of experience as a water or wastewater operator; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Must possess and maintain a valid Class I Water Operator License issued by the State.


*PLEASE NOTE THAT ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS FOR CLASS I & CLASS II WATER PLANT OPERATORS WILL ENCOMPASS MORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES THAN A CLASS III WATER PLANT OPERATOR. HOWEVER, DUE TO LIMITED SPACE, ONLY THE CLASS III WATER PLANT OPERATOR JOB DESCRIPTION IS LISTED BELOW:

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB - CLASS III WATER PLANT OPERATOR:
Under general supervision, operates water/wastewater plant equipment, performing daily inspections and recording equipment readings. Responsibilities include collecting water/wastewater samples, performing water/wastewater testing, monitoring equipment operations, and performing light maintenance or janitorial duties relating to plant facilities. Reports to Chief Operator or Operator I.

SPECIFIC DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Collects various water samples used for laboratory testing.

Operates water plant facilities, valves, basins, filters, and pumping equipment to maintain adequate water flow and proper plant functions; operates chemical feed equipment according to prescribed procedures; determines proper chemical treatment and ensures correct amount of treatment is added to water; performs required test such as colormetric testing; disinfects water supply by calculating required amounts of chlorine and regulating chlorinators as needed; adjusts chemical feed rates as needed.

Conducts visual plant inspections and monitors plant operations/processes to ensure proper operations and to detect equipment failures, potential leaks, or other problem situations; reports maintenance needs to appropriate personnel; performs preventive maintenance checks and procedures on plant equipment.

Monitors gauges, meters, and charts to ensure proper plant operations; reads instruments and records readings.

Maintains charts, logs, and records of plant operations, test results and other data.

Monitors inventory levels of department equipment, chemicals, and supplies;

Performs general cleaning tasks necessary to keep plant facilities and equipment in operable condition, which may
include inspecting equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, sweeping/mopping floors, painting floors or walls, painting pipes, or emptying trash containers; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.

Exchanges information with staff of adjoining work shifts to stay abreast of current operating conditions or problem
situations.

Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Provides assistance or backup coverage to other employees as needed.
Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS:
CLASS III OPERATOR: High School diploma or GED equivalent (Associate’s degree preferred) with one (1) year of
experience as a water or wastewater operator; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Must possess and maintain a valid Class III Water Operator License issued by the State.

(ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment which may include a pH meter, dissolved oxygen meter, centrifuge, spectrophotometer, pumps, chemical feeders, or portable radio. Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to thirty pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to twenty pounds of force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for sedentary work. Must be able to lift and/or carry weight of fifty to one hundred pounds.

DATA CONCEPTION: Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable functional, technical,
structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange technical information. Includes giving assignments and/or directions to co-workers.

LANGUAGE ABILITY: Requires ability to read a variety of informational documentation, directions, instructions, methods and procedures. Requires the ability to write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control and confidence using correct English and a well-modulated voice.

INTELLIGENCE: Requires the ability to learn and understand complex principles and techniques, to make independent judgments in absence of supervision, and to acquire knowledge of topics related to the position of Water/Wastewater Plant Operator III.

VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information to supervisors and officials; to explain
procedures and policies; and to follow verbal and written instructions, guidelines and objectives.

NUMERICAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas, add and subtract totals, multiply and
divide, determine percentages, and determine time and weight.

FORM/SPATIAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape, visually with plant equipment and recording devices.

MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using plant equipment.

MANUAL DEXTERITY: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, plant equipment, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different
activities. Must have average levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

COLOR DISCRIMINATION: Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.

INTERPERSONAL TEMPERAMENT: Requires the ability to deal with people (i.e. staff, supervisors, general public, and officials) beyond giving and receiving instructions such as in interpreting departmental policies and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under minimal stress when confronted with an emergency.

PHYSICAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to talk and/or hear: (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by
means of spoken words). (hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear).

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:
Knowledge of Job: Has considerable knowledge of the policies, procedures and activities of the City and of
water/wastewater plant operations practices as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of
Water/Wastewater Plant Operator III. Has considerable knowledge of water/wastewater plant operations and practices as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities. Knows how to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to water monitoring or industrial wastewater monitoring operations and activities. Is able to effectively communicate and interact with supervisors, and all other groups involved in the activities of the department. Is able to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner. Is able to use independent judgment as situations warrant. Has the ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures, and related information. Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology, principles, and methods utilized within the department. Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations using percentages and decimals. Is knowledgeable and proficient with computers.

Quality of Work: Maintains high standards of accuracy in exercising duties and responsibilities. Exercises immediate remedial action to correct any quality deficiencies that occur in areas of responsibility. Maintains high quality communication and interacts with all departments and divisions, co-workers and the general public.

Quantity of Work: Performs described "Essential Functions" and related assignments efficiently and effectively in order to produce quantity (and quality) of work which consistently meets standards and expectations of the organization.

Dependability: Assumes responsibility for doing assigned work and for meeting deadlines. Completes assigned work on or before deadlines in accordance with directives, policy, standards and prescribed procedures. Remains accountable to assigned responsibilities in the technical, human and conceptual areas.

Attendance: Attends and remains at work regularly and adheres to policies and procedures regarding absences and tardiness. Provides adequate notice to supervisors with respect to vacation time and time-off requests.

Initiative and Enthusiasm: Maintains an enthusiastic, self-reliant and self-starting approach to meet job responsibilities and accountabilities. Strives to anticipate work to be done and initiates proper and acceptable direction for the completion of work with a minimum of supervision and instruction.

Judgment: Exercises analytical judgment in areas of responsibility. Identifies problems or situations as they occur and specifies decision objectives. Identifies or assists in identifying alternative solutions to problems or situations.
Implements decisions in accordance with prescribed and effective policies and procedures and with a minimum of errors. Seeks expert or experienced advice where appropriate and researches problems, situations and alternatives before exercising judgment.

Cooperation: Accepts supervisory instruction and direction and strives to meet the goals and objectives of same.
Questions such instruction and direction when clarification of results or consequences are justified, i.e., poor
communications, variance with City and/or department policies or procedures, etc. Offers suggestions and
recommendations to encourage and improve cooperation between staff persons and departments within the City.

Relationships with Others: Shares knowledge with managers, supervisors and staff for mutual and departmental
benefit. Contributes to maintaining high morale among all department employees. Develops and maintains cooperative and courteous relationships with department staff, employees and managers in other departments, representatives from organizations, and the public so as to maintain good will toward the department and to project a good department image. Tactfully and effectively handles requests, suggestions and complaints from other departments and persons in order to maintain good will within the department. Emphasizes the importance of maintaining a positive image within the department. Interacts effectively with the Water/Wastewater Plant Superintendent, supervisors, department heads, staff, officials, and the general public.

Coordination of Work: Plans and organizes daily work routine. Establishes priorities for the completion of work in
accordance with sound time-management methodology. Avoids duplication of effort. Estimates expected time of
completion of work assignments and establishes a personal schedule accordingly. Attends required meetings, planning sessions and discussions on time. Implements work activity in accordance with priorities and estimated schedules.

Safety and Housekeeping: Adheres to all safety and housekeeping standards established by the department and various regulatory agencies. Sees that the standards are not violated. Maintains a clean and orderly workplace.

Utility Maintenance Technician

Enviroworx Operations Management
Ends: August 20, 2017
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 Job Description

 

 

Job Title:

Utility Maintenance Technician

Prepared Date:

5/15/17

Division/Department:

Water/Wastewater

Reports to:

Project Manager

 

 

 

General Description

 

SUMMARY:
 Performs skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of pumps and mechanical equipment at a water or wastewater treatment plant, pumping station, deep well site, lift station or booster station.

 

Work assignments are varied and employees must be knowledgeable in general mechanical maintenance / repair and hydraulic principals. Work is performed under the general supervision of a O&M Supervisor

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position. Actual duties and responsibilities may vary depending upon job scope and other factors.

 

  • Repairs mechanical equipment such as pumps, valves, motors, sludge removal machines, centrifuges, chemical feeders, blowers, coolers, air compressors, and heating equipment in a water or wastewater treatment plant; reclamation plants, groundwater wells, pumping stations, lift stations and reservoirs;
  • Repairs horizontal and vertical drive centrifugal pumps;
  • Diagnoses equipment problems and determine repairs needed;
  • Performs maintenance tasks for treatment plant systems and sub-systems associated with: bar screens, grit collectors, chemical feed systems, basins, digesters, and sludge handling equipment;
  • Performs primary maintenance tasks at remote facilities associated with booster stations, sewer lift stations, pressure reducing valves, metering stations, tank sites, and distribution chlorination stations;
  • Assists in unloading, transferring, storing, and using various hazardous chemicals;
  • Responds to emergency call outs, troubleshoots problems and takes actions to ensure plant, station integrity;
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance;
  • Demonstrates superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally responsible activity.

 

 

work experience requirements

 

 

EXPERIENCE:
Requires a minimum of two years of relevant experience in related trade. Experience in the industry is strongly preferred.

 

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EQUIPMENT & OTHER:
 

  • Basic arithmetic such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and basic algebra.
  • Occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions applicable to mechanical maintenance and repair work, including lockout procedures and confined space entry procedures.
  • Methods, practices, tools, and materials used in maintaining, repairing or constructing water/wastewater treatment plant and booster/lift station equipment.
  • Computerized maintenance management systems and distributed control systems.
  • Email, spreadsheet, and word processing software.

Skill in:

  • Use and care of common hand tools and special tools and equipment used in the maintenance of large complex machinery and equipment.
  • Use of precision measuring equipment such as micrometers and dial indicators

 

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS:
Active driver’s license required at time of hire. Driver’s license must be maintained as a condition of continued employment. Employee will be required to operate company vehicles. Employee must maintain a driving record which meets the standards of the company insurance policy. Subject to company needs, employee may be required to obtain OSHA 10 or 30hr Safety Certification and maintain current certification as a condition of continued employment.  May also be required to obtain CDL class Licensure.

 

 

SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITY:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Acts as a technical resource for apprentice level electrician including training, demonstrating, and answering questions. Also acts as resource for apprentice level electrician regarding proper methods, materials, and procedures involved with minor electrical repairs and maintenance.

 

 

SAFETY TO SELF AND OTHERS:
High exposure to bruises and cuts due to working with tools and equipment. High exposure to self to repetitive motion stress due to work with fingers and hands. High exposure to self to chemical burns, heat burns, fractured bones, loss of limb, loss of sight, disfigurement and fatality due to working with electricity.  Safety is this company’s number one priority.  Subject to company needs, employee must undergo pre-employment drug screen and maintain compliance with company Drug Free Workplace Program at all times.  Employee must comply with company safety program at all times.

 

 

The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. Subject to company needs, employee may be required to work in confined spaces, as defined by company practices and procedures. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

MENTAL FUNCTIONS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to compare, analyze, communicate, coordinate, instruct, compute, evaluate, use interpersonal skills, and negotiate. Frequently required to copy, synthesize, and compile.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

Compensation commensurate with experience and includes 401K, health, dental, life insurance, long & short term disability, paid holidays and PTO. EOM is an equal opportunity employer and A Drug Free Workplace.  

 

     

 

 

education requirements

-      High school diploma or equivalent

-      Vocational or technical training after high school, or equivalent experience

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Full-time Sewer Maintenance/ Construction Supervisor

City of LaFayette
Ends: August 16, 2017
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City of LaFayette

Full-time Sewer Maintenance/ Construction Supervisor

 

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for supervising and participating in the work of personnel engaged in the maintenance and construction of the sewer system.

 

Typical Job Duties:

  • Supervises and participates in preventive maintenance at pumping stations.
  • Supervises and assists in the installation, repair and fabrication of sewer mains and laterals.
  • Instructs and trains employees in the operation of construction equipment and tools.
  • Operates a backhoe, bulldozer and other equipment as needed.
  • Requisitions needed materials and supplies.
  • Dispatches tools and materials to job sites.
  • Maintains construction equipment and tools; performs minor equipment repairs.
  • Investigates and resolves customer complaints related to the sewer system.
  • Prepares daily maintenance reports.
  • Performs related duties.

Knowledge required by the position:

  • Knowledge of the materials and methods used in the construction, maintenance and repair of sewer lines.
  • Knowledge of city codes and ordinances related to sewer construction.
  • Knowledge of the repair and maintenance of pumps, electrical motors, gasoline engines and control valves.
  • Knowledge of departmental and safety policies and procedures.
  • Skill in supervision and management.
  • Skill in the location of underground utilities.
  • Skill in the operation of a variety of tools and equipment.
  • Skill in the completion of detailed reports.
  • Skill in Interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Sufficient experience to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
  • 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.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a state certified license for Wastewater Collection System Operator.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap or any other legally protected status.

If you have any questions please call us at 706-639-1561.  Applications may be downloaded from www.cityoflafayettega.org. Applications and resumes may be emailed to wmeeks@cityoflafayettega.org or mailed to:

City of LaFayette

Attention Wally Meeks

P.O. Box 89, LaFayette

GA 30728

Lead Operator – Wastewater

City of Villa Rica
Minimum Hourly Rate $19.00 per hour
Ends: August 1, 2017
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Lead Operator – Wastewater
Status: Open
Posted Date: 5/17/2017
Due Date: Open until filled.

Details:
The City of Villa Rica is seeking a Lead Operator for the Wastewater Plant. Villa Rica is a diverse city of approximately 14,500 residents located just off of I-20, and 35 miles west of Atlanta. The city operates with a staff of 110 full- time employees and serves an area of 12.7 square miles. The City is financially healthy and is funded through property and other taxes and fees.

Job Summary: This position is a lead position that is responsible for overseeing Wastewater Operators in the operation and maintenance of equipment in wastewater treatment plants. Work involves the operation of treatment facilities and equipment to ensure compliance with permit requirements and state and federal laws. This position is also responsible for preventative maintenance of plant equipment. Incumbents in this classification are fully qualified plant operators responsible for the efficient operation of wastewater treatment equipment on an assigned shift. This is a full-time position and includes paid training; paid holidays, vacation and sick days; retirement benefits; matching 457(b) retirement savings plan; medical, dental and vision benefits; plus, much more!

Major Duties:
• Supervises the activities of subordinates in the operation and maintenance of equipment in water and wastewater treatment plants; assigns and schedules work tasks; checks and reviews work in progress; ensures that appropriate safety standards are followed;
• Operates treatment equipment such as pumps, control panels, chlorinators, fluoridators, chemical feeders, filters, electric motors, spectrophotometers, turbiditers, and conductivity meters in the performance of duties;
• Repairs, cleans and maintains treatment equipment; • Replaces chlorine cylinders; regulates the flow of chlorine;
• Reads meters, gauges, and dials; prepares and maintains logs of readings; adjusts valves and controls to maintain appropriate treatment process, adds or adjusts addition of chemicals to treatment process as necessary;
• Collects samples, performs standard physical and chemical tests on water/wastewater samples; analyzes quality of water/wastewater; prepares appropriate forms; prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of test results;
• Inspects plant charts on level gauges and flow meters; prepares and maintains logs of plant operations;
• Maintains plant grounds; performs housekeeping duties; performs plant maintenance duties; reports needs for equipment repair; repairs equipment and performs preventive maintenance on equipment;
• Assists in training new plant operators; • Operates and maintains the City's well system or lift stations;
• Cleans weirs, tanks, bar screen and drying bed; cleans, paints and performs minor repairs to the general physical properties of the plant; Knowledge Required by the Position:
• Knowledge of modern city water/wastewater treatment systems principles and practices; • Knowledge of the operating procedures of a water/wastewater treatment plant;
• Knowledge of repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment; • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary for the safe operation of water/wastewater treatment equipment;
• Knowledge of chemical application in the water/wastewater treatment process;
• Knowledge of basic arithmetic;
• Skill in repairing and testing meters and gauges;
• Ability to detect flaws in the operation of plant equipment and to determine proper measures;
• Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports;
• Ability to understand and follow established safety rules and departmental policies and procedures;
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions;
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees and the general public;
• Ability to drive and operate the department's assigned vehicles and equipment in a safe and efficient manner;
• Ability to respond seven days a week, 24 hours a day to system emergencies as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent; four (4) years of experience or training in the field of wastewater treatment plant operation or water chemistry preferred; must be certified as Class I or II Wastewater Operator.

Minimum Hourly Rate $19.00 per hour

Compensation commensurate with experience and education

Applications will be accepted until Friday, May 19, 2017

To apply send applications to:
Stephanie Rooks
Human Resources Manager
City of Villa Rica
571 West Bankhead Highway
Villa Rica, Georgia 30180

Applications can be found at the City Website http://villarica.org/departments/human-resources/ or at City Hall. Please complete Application and Voluntary Self Identification form.

Wastewater Collections Systems Operator I

City of Stockbridge
Ends: August 9, 2017
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Wastewater Collections Systems Operator I

The City of Stockbridge has a job opening for a Wastewater Collection Systems Operator I. This is an entry level position responsible for the maintenance, upkeep and repair of the City’s waste water collection system and appurtenances including preventive and corrective maintenance, safety considerations, and completing and maintaining required reports and records.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates various hand tools, power tools and light and heavy equipment for maintenance and repair of the city’s collections system;
  • Checks maintains and cleans equipment, trucks, trailers and tools;
  • Performs landscaping functions and grading functions at all sewage sites, on sewer right-of-way’s, at lift stations, and the Water Reclamation facility;
  • Provides corrective and preventive maintenance on the collection system;
  • Calibrates the dissolved oxygen meter, pH meter and inspects lab equipment;
  • Responsible for upkeep and maintenance of all equipment in the Sewage department; adheres to preventive maintenance program set by the Wastewater Superintendent;
  • Performs a variety of skilled and unskilled manual duties in the maintenance and care of the collection system including repair of weir walls and other modifications to regulators, outfalls and manhole structures that may be required to insure proper operation;
  • Records readings concerning output, efficiency and operational use of pumps and facility equipment; maintains record of findings;
  • Clears sewer lines using a variety of methods and equipment such as a jet machine and a rodding machine, video camera equipment and a vacuum truck;
  • Reports and log spills of the sewer system;
  • Participates in safety training including but not limited to confine space entry, explosion atmosphere, traffic, general safety;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent required, a minimum of one (1) year of related work experience required, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position; must possess or obtain with 12 months of hire the Georgia Wastewater Collection License, Georgia Commercial Driver’s License and Flaggers license.  Must have a valid State of Georgia Driver’s License. 

 

How to apply:  Complete a City of Stockbridge online job application at www.cityofstockbridge.com click on employment opportunities, indicate the position you are applying for and submit.   The position will be open until filled.

WATER/SEWER ASSISTANT

City of Metter
$ 27,109.46 - $40,664.20 Based on experience
Ends: August 6, 2017
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WATER/SEWER ASSISTANT                                                                      

Public Works

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

This position is responsible for the general maintenance of the water and sewer system.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Reads electric or water consumption meters and records volume used by residential and commercial consumers on a monthly basis.
  • Assist in correcting Inflow & Infiltration problems.
  • Reports complaints or irregularities by consumers to his/her supervisor.
  • Monitors the functions of meters to determine if they are performing accurately.
  • Install new water meters.
  • Pulls lids on manholes for inspections.
  • Clears obstructions, including debris, roots and other blockages.
  • Operates sewer jet.
  • Operates job-related equipment.
  • Operates and maintains assigned vehicle; completes pre-trip inspections; fuels vehicle; cleans vehicle.
  • Maintains log of lift station inspections and readings.
  • Helps repair water and sewer lines.
  • Assist in the installation of water and sewer lines.
  • Assist in the disconnection of water supply when non-payment occurs.
  • Performs daily checks and maintenance on pumping stations and wells.
  • Replaces or repairs outdated or inoperative water meters.
  • Answers trouble calls.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

  • Knowledge of city and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of mechanical design and functions of various equipment and machines.
  • Ability to prepare reports and maintain records.
  • Knowledge of touch read meters and their operation/function.
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, procedures, and standard practices of public works and water/sewer maintenance operations.
    Knowledge of equipment and tool operation and maintenance practices,
  • Knowledge of traffic laws and rules involved in vehicle and equipment operation; and basic traffic control/barricade procedures.
  • Knowledge of city policies regarding safe work practices.
  • Skill in following written and oral instructions.
  • Skill in operating power equipment and hand tools.
  • Skill in operating assigned motor vehicles and related equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic skills such as adding, subtracting, dividing and multiplying.
  • Ability to perform strenuous manual labor.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of water meters and wells.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral instructions.
  • Knowledge of the geography of the City of Metter.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of water meters and sewer lift stations.
  • Skill in prioritizing and organizing work.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

The Water/Sewer Supervisor assigns work in terms of somewhat general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with instructions and established procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

 

GUIDELINES

 

Guidelines include city and department policies and procedures, supervisory instructions, and safety regulations. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

  • The work consists of related duties associated with the maintenance of city water and sewers. Cold or inclement weather and heavy traffic contributes to the complexity of the work.

 

  • The purpose of this position is to read meters and as needed participate in the maintenance of city water and sewers. Successful performance helps ensures the efficient and effective operation of the water and sewer system.

 

CONTACTS

                                                                     

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, property owners, business owners, and members of the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve work related problems, and provide services.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • The work is typically performed while intermittently standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping.  The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color.
  • The work is typically performed outdoors. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, and cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such as goggles or gloves.

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

 

None

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Be in good physical condition.
  • Poses a High School diploma or GED.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid Georgia issued driver’s license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Poses a Class III Georgia State water and/or wastewater Certification or both.
  • Ability to pass a Drug and Alcohol Test.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Monroe
Ends: August 3, 2017
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

JOB POSTING

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

Posted: 5/4/2017

End Date: UNTIL FILLED

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

Qualified applicants must: have 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 knowledge of water treatment plant operations, the handling and application of the chemicals necessary to maintain a safe water supply, water system operations, and laboratory procedures; possess or have the ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water treatment and other certifications if needed; possess or have the ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated; have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), or equivalent combination of related training and experience; have the ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent; have skill in basic math and chemistry, water plant operation, the use of water analysis equipment, oral and written communication, and the use of maintenance equipment.

The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes: Holidays – 10 per year; Vacation; Sick Leave; Medical, Dental, Life & Vision Insurance; Prescription Drug Plan; Wellness Program; Defined Benefit Retirement Plan; Credit Union; In-house Health & Wellness Clinic.

Salary range for this position will be based on experience/certification level. 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 Quick Links/Employment 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. Please note that some forms require a notary signature. Completed job applications must be returned to/received by City Hall at the above address.

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.

Director of Water and Sewer Operations

City of Tybee Island
$67,042 – 71,833
Ends: August 2, 2017
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City of Tybee Island

P.O. Box 2749 403 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island, GA 31328

(912)786-4573 – FAX (912) 786-5737

www.cityoftybee.org

 

Director of Water and Sewer Operations

The City of Tybee Island is currently accepting applications for the position of Director, Water and Sewer Operations.  All applicants must possess a Class 1 Water and Wastewater Operator’s License.

Description of Duties:

This position, reporting to the City Manager, is responsible for the planning, organizing, and directing the overall operation of the water sewer department as well as developing and monitoring the departments operating budget (approximately 5 million annually).  Responsible for carrying out water and wastewater operations to meet community service demands and assure operations comply with all State and Federal regulations.

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in environmental science, engineering,   construction management or related field.
  • 10+ years’ experience managing and/or actively engaged in municipal water and wastewater operations.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Hold a Class 1 Georgia Water and Wastewater Operator’s License
  • Strong writing and oral communications skills. 
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, work, outlook and access.
  • Ability to work with Federal, State and County regulatory agencies, and local governments.
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one.
  • Pass a background and pre-employment drug test.

 

Applications are available online at www.cityoftybee.org.  To be considered for this position, forward your resume with a completed application to:  Human Resources, P.O. Box 2749, Tybee Island, Georgia, 31328, email to jelliott@cityoftybee.org.

Salary:  $67,042 – 71,833

Benefits: 

 

The City offers an excellent benefits package, including 100% coverage on medical and dental insurance for the employee, life insurance, long term disability, pension, FMLA leave, and continuing education assistance.  

Job Open Until Filled

EOE and Drug Free Workplace

 

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a disability or any other legally protected status.

Field Technician I

Utilities, Inc.
Ends: August 1, 2017
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JOB TITLE Field Technician I
DEPARTMENT Operations
STATUS Non-exempt
SUPERVISOR’S TITLE Area Manager

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for the accurate and timely reading and recording of water meters to facilitate customer billing; to identify water meter equipment problems; and to perform minor water meter and/or system maintenance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
? Walks 5 – 10 miles per day over established route, reading between 200 and 1200 meters per day and records volume used by residential and commercial customers.
? Determines consistency of meter readings; reports unusual cases to supervisor.
? Inspects meters and connections for defects, damage and unauthorized connections; ensures meters are registering properly.
? Indicates irregularities on forms for necessary action by servicing department.
? Documents customer interaction and field activities in CC&B.
? Turns off service for nonpayment of charges in vacant premises, or on for new occupants.
? Maintains accurate and up-to-date records.
? Acts as liaison between the customers and customer service personnel for problem/complaint resolution.
? Assists with maintaining mechanical, electrical and piping systems for area water/wastewater facilities, collections and distribution systems.
? Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.
? Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
? Performs minor meter maintenance and repair duties.
? Assists with repairs of water/wastewater treatment plant equipment.
? Assists with ordering parts and job costing.
? May assist with on-site customer communication.
? May assist with customer inquiries, requests and minor issues regarding meter reading schedule, billing, how meters are read and other customer service related matters.
? May prepare a variety of operational reports related to water meter reading activities.
? Assists with the installation and disconnect of water meters.
? Performs other related duties as assigned.

COMPUTER SKILLS
Required: MS Word; ability to learn internal software programs
Preferred: MS Excel, Outlook

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
? Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision.
? Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, vendors and regulatory agencies.
? Ability to learn to read a variety of water meters.
? Ability to learn and understand tariffs as they apply to assigned duties.
? Ability to learn the methods, techniques, tools, equipment and materials used in the minor repair and installation of water meters.
? Ability to read maps, electrical schematics, blueprints, etc.
? Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
? Ability to read and transfer digits accurately.

EDUCATION
Required: HS diploma or GED

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
Required: Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
*May be in the process of obtaining Distribution and/or Collections Systems certification or first-level plant operating license.

EXPERIENCE
Some water meter reading experience preferred, in addition to previous mechanical or maintenance experience. Knowledge of cross connection regulations and ability to report violations and other unsafe conditions. General knowledge of water meters, care and operation of a variety of tools and equipment, and safe work practices is helpful.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Extreme physical demands, including lifting (75 lbs.), walking (10+ miles daily), climbing and mechanical repair. You will be expected to work in all weather conditions: rain, snow, extreme heat and cold, etc; you may encounter various potential hazards in the field.

EQUIPMENT USED
Operates a Company issued motor vehicle, a variety of tools and equipment, including hand-held computers and hand tools; laptop, blackberry.

TRAVEL REQUIRED
Within service area.

SHIFT
May include weekend scheduling; on-call duty, emergency response and paid overtime on a rotating basis may be required.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as desired.


Management maintains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A.
Ends: July 26, 2017
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Water Treatment Plant Operator:

The Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A. is taking applications and resumes for a water treatment plant operator.

Job Summary:

This position is for a Georgia Certified Water Plant Operator class 3 or higher work involves the operation of a water treatment plant and compliance with all permits. This position is also responsible for preventive maintenance of all equipment and that the equipment, buildings and grounds are always kept at the heist level of cleanliness.

Job Duties

 Must be able to operate a 4mgd water plant, monitor s.c.a.d.a , record flows, backwash filters, perform hourly lab test and record on bench sheet and computer, maintain equipment and buildings,etc

Hours

6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. work 2 days on 3 days off then 3 days on 2 days off. Off every other Friday, Saturday,and Sunday

Must be willing to work weekends and holidays  

Must be willing to fill in for other operators when needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Ga Certified license class 3 or higher

High school diploma or equivalent

Submit a 3 year driving record from D.M.V.

Must submit and pass a pre-employment drug screen

 

Applications can be picked up at the main office from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday

Ellijay-Gilmer-County W.S.A.

1023 Progress Rd Ellijay Ga 30540

Send Resumes to:

gnixwtp@ellijay.com

Waste Water Plant Operator Class Trainee

City of Fayetteville
$29,329
Ends: July 30, 2017
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Position Available Form

City Of Fayetteville

 

Position:

 

Water Plant/Waste Water Plant Operator Class Trainee

 

Department:

Water

 

Position Duties:

Job Summary: This is the trainee classification level.  This is a difficult and skilled position responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City's water/wastewater treatment plant.  Work involves repairing and maintaining water/wastewater treatment equipment, testing water/wastewater samples, and handling chemicals. 

 

  • Operates water/wastewater treatment equipment such as pumps, control panels, chlorinators, fluoridators, chemical feeders, filters, electric motors, spectrophotometers, turbiditers, and conductivity meters in the performance of duties; operates various maintenance equipment such as lawn mowers, backhoes, and tractors.
  • Repairs, cleans and maintains water/wastewater treatment equipment.
  • Replaces chlorine cylinders; regulates the flow of chlorine.
  • Reads meters, gauges, and dials; prepares and maintains logs of readings; adjusts valves and controls to maintain appropriate treatment process, adds or adjusts addition of chemicals to treatment process as necessary.
  • Collects samples, performs standard physical and chemical tests on water/wastewater samples; analyzes quality of water/wastewater; prepares appropriate forms; prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of test results.
  • Inspects plant charts on level gauges and flow meters; prepares and maintains logs of plant operations.
  • Maintains plant grounds; performs housekeeping duties; performs plant maintenance duties; reports needs for equipment repair; repairs equipment and performs preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Assists in training new plant operators.
  • Operates and maintains the City's well system.
  • Cleans weirs, tanks, bar screen and drying beds. Cleans, paints and performs minor repairs to the general physical properties of the plant.
  • Responds to customer complaints.
  • Attends and participates in seminars and classes pertaining to occupation.
  • Responds to and participates in emergency calls.
  • May operate City vehicles in the performance of duties or to attend training programs.
  • Assists in working on special projects.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

High School diploma or equivalent supplemented by on-the-job instruction in water/wastewater treatment; must be able to obtain a Georgia State Certificate as Plant Operator Class III by the end of the first year of employment; possession of a valid State of Georgia driver's license (Class C) and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR); equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.

 

Grade Level:

 

16

Salary Range:

 

$29,329

Closing Date & Time:

 

Open until filled, but no later than July 30, 2017

Apply at:

City Hall, 240 Glynn Street South, Fayetteville, GA, 30214

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday

 

Telephone #:

(770) 461-6029

 

     

The City of Fayetteville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Water Plant Operator Class Trainee

City of Fayetteville
$29,329
Ends: July 30, 2017
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Position Available Form

City Of Fayetteville

 

Position:

 

Water Plant/Waste Water Plant Operator Class Trainee

 

Department:

Water

 

Position Duties:

Job Summary: This is the trainee classification level.  This is a difficult and skilled position responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City's water/wastewater treatment plant.  Work involves repairing and maintaining water/wastewater treatment equipment, testing water/wastewater samples, and handling chemicals. 

 

  • Operates water/wastewater treatment equipment such as pumps, control panels, chlorinators, fluoridators, chemical feeders, filters, electric motors, spectrophotometers, turbiditers, and conductivity meters in the performance of duties; operates various maintenance equipment such as lawn mowers, backhoes, and tractors.
  • Repairs, cleans and maintains water/wastewater treatment equipment.
  • Replaces chlorine cylinders; regulates the flow of chlorine.
  • Reads meters, gauges, and dials; prepares and maintains logs of readings; adjusts valves and controls to maintain appropriate treatment process, adds or adjusts addition of chemicals to treatment process as necessary.
  • Collects samples, performs standard physical and chemical tests on water/wastewater samples; analyzes quality of water/wastewater; prepares appropriate forms; prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of test results.
  • Inspects plant charts on level gauges and flow meters; prepares and maintains logs of plant operations.
  • Maintains plant grounds; performs housekeeping duties; performs plant maintenance duties; reports needs for equipment repair; repairs equipment and performs preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Assists in training new plant operators.
  • Operates and maintains the City's well system.
  • Cleans weirs, tanks, bar screen and drying beds. Cleans, paints and performs minor repairs to the general physical properties of the plant.
  • Responds to customer complaints.
  • Attends and participates in seminars and classes pertaining to occupation.
  • Responds to and participates in emergency calls.
  • May operate City vehicles in the performance of duties or to attend training programs.
  • Assists in working on special projects.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

High School diploma or equivalent supplemented by on-the-job instruction in water/wastewater treatment; must be able to obtain a Georgia State Certificate as Plant Operator Class III by the end of the first year of employment; possession of a valid State of Georgia driver's license (Class C) and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR); equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.

 

Grade Level:

 

16

Salary Range:

 

$29,329

Closing Date & Time:

 

Open until filled, but no later than July 30, 2017

Apply at:

City Hall, 240 Glynn Street South, Fayetteville, GA, 30214

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday

 

Telephone #:

(770) 461-6029

 

     

The City of Fayetteville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Lake Foods, LLC
Ends: July 26, 2017
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Job Description – Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Nature of the Work

To operate, monitor, maintain, and trouble-shoot the wastewater treatment department and its processes. Work involves responsibility for the technical aspects of plant operations, compliance with state and federal operating regulations, and underground sewer system. Work is performed with considerable independence, subject to review through reports and results achieved.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Perform all aspects of sampling, monitoring and testing required to maintain compliance with Federal State and Local regulations governing the wastewater treatment process, and storm water and sludge management Assist with the installation and inspection of new equipment. Assist in the performance of regular and unscheduled maintenance and repairs. On call to respond to emergencies and breakdowns at the plant. Conduct the necessary weekend checks of the treatment plant on a rotating basis. Perform all work in conformance to Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations. Maintain open communications regarding the treatment process and malfunctions, as well as make recommendations for repairs and improvements to these systems.

Work Requirements

 Ability to perform and document various tests required by State and Federal agencies for the operation of a wastewater treatment department. Perform daily checks of the wastewater treatment process. Have a working knowledge of the operation, methods and procedures of a wastewater treatment plant. Have a working knowledge of the machinery used for wastewater treatment. Have a thorough knowledge of mechanical equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunction. Have a working knowledge of basic machinery preventive maintenance and repair. Have a basic knowledge of State and Federal rules governing wastewater discharges and worker’s safety. Have the ability to work with independence and to make routine decisions on the operation of the plant processes and equipment.

 Training and Experience Required

Adequate experience in operating a wastewater treatment facility.

Necessary Special Requirements

Must possess a Georgia Wastewater Treatment Operator’s license.

 Physical Requirements

Have the ability to descend and climb to access system pump. Have the ability to lift 50 pounds. Have adequate respiratory function to utilize a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus. Have the ability to detect and differentiate colors.

Lake Foods, LLC
355 Industrial Park Rd., Hartwell, GA 30643 Office - 706-376-8003 ext. 221 Fax - 706-376-8203

Wastewater Serviceman

City of Monroe
$28,903.00 to $43,354.00
Ends: July 24, 2017
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
JOB POSTING
WASTEWATER SERVICEMAN

Posted: April 24, 2017
End Date: Until Filled

The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of Wastewater Collections Serviceman. This position is responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing sewer mains.

Qualified applicants should possess a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of related training and experience; possess or have the ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated; possess or have the ability to readily obtain a flagging certification.

To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

? Knowledge of safety policies and procedures for the maintenance and repair of sewer mains;
? Knowledge of procedures for making sewer taps;
? Skill in the repair of sewer mains;
? Skill in operating such equipment as trenchers, bush hogs, backhoes, tractors, front-end loaders, and air compressors;
? Skill in the use of such tools as pipe locators, leak locators, fusion tools, and various hand tools;
? 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 or two years;

The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary range for this position is from $28,903.00 to $43,354.00. 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 Quick Links/Employment 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. Please note that some forms require a notary signature. Completed 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 the end date of this posting.

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.

Relief Operator

City of Rome
$14.66 - $26.92
Ends: July 24, 2017
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Job Posting Number 17-018

Division/Department:  Water Filter Plant

Job Title:  Relief Operator

Hourly Rate Range:

$14.66 - $26.92

 

Recruiting Hourly Rate

$14.66 – $18.27 (Based on Certifications)

City Policy Applies to Internal Applicants

Full Time w/ Benefits; 40hrs per week, subject to shift rotation to include weekends; Nonexempt

General Description:

 

The position is responsible for assisting in the operation of the City of Rome Water Treatment Facility to ensure that residents and industrial and commercial customers have safe and clean water in accordance with federal, state, and municipal policies and standards. The primary purpose of this shift is to keep overtime to a minimum, so shift changes may occur without prior notice. Works any shift that is vacant such as employee vacations, illnesses, job vacancies, etc.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent. 
  • Must possess and maintain or have the ability to obtain a Georgia Water Operator Class III certification within one year of employment.
  • Must obtain 20-Hour Inmate Certification within 6 months of employment and maintain this certification for continued employment.
  • Must be a team player and possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License in the state of residency.
  • Must obtain National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) 100 and 700 within three (3) months of employment.

 

Date posted:  April 7, 2017                                                                    Deadline:   Until Filled

 
 
 
 

Applications will be accepted at the:                     City of Rome

Human Resources Department
Carnegie Building (Lower Level); 607 Broad Street
Rome, GA 30162; 8 am to 5 pm

www.romefloyd.com

Director, Wastewater Operations

Macon Water Authority
Ends: July 19, 2017
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Description

The Macon Water Authority, which provides water and sewer service to approximately 50,000 customers residing in Macon - Bibb County, Georgia, is seeking a Director, Wastewater Operations to join the Management Team.

The Macon Water Authority employs approximately 200 employees and maintains an annual budget of $52 million in Operating Revenues with Net Assets totaling $217 million and nearly 2,700 miles of combined water and sewer system lines in place to serve the 150,000 residents of Middle Georgia. This company offers excellent work/life balance along with a team-oriented work environment and excellent benefits.   Some relocation assistance is available.

Requirements

To be considered for this outstanding opportunity, candidates should have 7+ years overall management experience preferably in the Utility industry or comparable setting. Work experience should include extensive knowledge of wastewater operations. A Bachelor’s degree and Class 1 Wastewater Operator’s License are required.  Candidate must have strong communication skills.

 

Open 3/27/17
Until Filled

Apply in person at:  790 Second Street.
(Monday - Friday between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Submit Cover Letter, Salary Requirement and Resume to:

Fax:  478-741-2629 or
 Email: jobs@maconwater.org
EOE M/F/D/V

Water Operator Winder

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: July 11, 2017
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Hiring Agency: ESG Operations, Inc.

Commensurate with Experience

Water Operator - Winder

Full Time (Night Shift)


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 Water Operator at our Winder, GA project.  If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges please contact us.

This position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities during an assigned shift. Duties include operating plant machines and equipment, injecting chemicals to purify water, conducting laboratory tests of water and maintaining facilities and grounds. Duties include operating plant machines and equipment, injecting chemicals to purify water, conducting laboratory test of water and monitoring plant controls, adjusting valves and gates, conducting laboratory testing and maintaining well pump stations as well as the plants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates water pumping mechanisms to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts to include:
  • Operates pumps, valves, turbines and electric motors to transfer, distribute and regulate pressure flow of raw and processed water
  • Monitors panel boards and adjusts controls to regulate flow and distribution of water
  • Cleans systems by backwashing at designated intervals
  • Records reservoir water elevation, power consumption and equipment utilization data at designated intervals for
  • Conducts water treatment activities to include:
  • Adds appropriate amounts of chemicals to raw water to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water at regular intervals
  • Regulates flow of pre-treated water through sedimentation and filter devices
  • Adds appropriate amounts of chemicals into water for post treatment and operates agitators
  • Records chemical composition of raw and treated water at designated intervals
  • Conducts laboratory analysis of raw and treated water to determine and correct imbalances
  • Draws samples of raw and treated water at regular intervals for testing
  • Conducts pH, chlorine residual, fluoride residual, turbidity, and alkalinity laboratory tests
  • Add appropriate chemicals to treated water to correct chemical imbalances
  • Maintains and repairs plant equipment, tools, pumps, buildings and grounds. Housekeeping duties to include:  Cutting grass, cleaning tanks,  sweeping & mopping floors, cleaning equipment and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility
  • Calibrates all meters that they will be required to utilize through the course of the shift
  • Documents readings, test results, equipment adjustments and enter data into a computer data base for record maintenance and to produce periodic and special reports
  • Monitors and observes treatment process for offensive matter; inspects equipment and monitors operating conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and detect problems
  • Transfers various chemicals from one container to the other.  Makes chemical feed adjustments as necessary. Transports, handles and mixes chemicals manually as required.
  • Prepares routine laboratory reports on shift operations for use by supervisor
  • Attends safety classes, reinforces and complies with company safety policies

Education/Training/Experience:

High School Diploma or GED

License(s) or Certification(s) Required:

  • Must have a valid GA driver's license

 

  • Valid Georgia Water Operator License preferred but must be able to obtain the minimum certification as a Georgia Water Treatment Plant Operator within one year of hire


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 System Technician

City of Stockbridge
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Ends: June 29, 2017
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Water System Technician

The City of Stockbridge has a job opportunity for a Water System Technician who meets one of the requirements for this position.  This position is responsible for assisting in the maintenance, upkeep, and repair of the City’s water system and carrying out the City’s meter reading function, performing utility locating function and overseeing plant operations as needed. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates various hand tools, power tools and light and heavy equipment for maintenance and repair of the city’s water system;
  • Checks, maintains and cleans equipment, trucks, trailers and tools;
  • Performs landscaping and grading functions at all water sites;
  • Performs water distribution system maintenance, repair, upkeep and enhancement, including but not limited to repairing leaks, running tests of groundwater, troubleshooting distribution problems through removal/installation of pipes, hydrants, meters, fixtures and valves; flushes hydrants as needed;
  • Treats groundwater to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements;
  • Reads water meters on assigned route, records usage through portable computer-based system, makes special readings as required, checks for dysfunctional meters and reports any defects to Water Superintendent, and performs verification and accuracy tests on problematic meters;
  • Responds to work order requests from the Utility Billing Group including service hook ups, termination and general residential issues,
  • Coordinates with the Utility Billing Group to ensure work orders are properly processed upon work completion;
  • Assists residents with resolving Water Department issues;
  • Participates in the department’s afterhours, weekend and holiday on-call rotation schedule;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Additional Duties for Water System Technicians II, III, and IV:

•Locates Water and Sewer lines through utilization of utility locating equipment;

•Responsible for plant operation duties in the absence of Water Superintendent

requiring 24/7/365 on call responsibility;

•Inventories all materials utilized by the Water Department and maintains accurate records for audit compliancy;

•Conducts daily tests of water produced, including a weekly assessment of the water

plant paying attention to safety and productivity.

 

Additional Duties for Water System Technicians III and IV:

•Train, direct and coordinate the work of lower level staff at the direction of the Water Department Superintendent.

Minimum Requirements:  Depending on qualifications candidate may be hired commensurate with experience in one of the Technician requirements.

  • Water System Technician I: High school diploma or equivalent required, a minimum of one (1) year of related work experience required, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job; valid State of Georgia Driver’s License; must possess, or obtain within 12 months of hire, valid Georgia Water Distribution Operator certification.
  • Water System Technician II: High school diploma or equivalent required, a minimum of three (3) years of related work experience required, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job; valid State of Georgia Driver’s License; must obtain within 12 months of hire Georgia Commercial Driver’s License, Flaggers license, Confined Spaces Certification, and Trenching/Shoring; must possess valid Georgia Water Operator Class III license.

 

  • Water System Technician III: High school diploma or equivalent required, a minimum of five (5) years of related work experience required, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job; valid State of Georgia Driver’s License; must obtain within 12 months of hire Georgia Commercial Driver’s License, Flaggers license, Confined Spaces Certification, and Trenching/Shoring; must possess valid Georgia Water Operator Class II license.

 

  • Water System Technician IV: High school diploma or equivalent required, a minimum of seven (7) years of related work experience required, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job; valid State of Georgia Driver’s License; must obtain within 12 months of hire Georgia Commercial Driver’s License, Flaggers license, Confined Spaces Certification, and Trenching/Shoring; must possess valid Georgia Water Operator Class I license.

 

How to apply

 

Complete a City of Stockbridge job application at www.cityofstockbridge.com

Upload a copy of your resume indicating the position you are applying for and fax to 770-626-4237 or you can mail your application to City of Stockbridge, Attn:  Human Resources Office, 4640 North Henry Blvd., Stockbridge, GA.  30281.   Closing date for accepting applications and resumes will be open until filled.

 

Salary Range:  Water Tech 1 - $12.00 - $17.72/hr.

                             Water Tech 2 - $14.00 - $20.69/hr.

                             Water Tech 3 - $16.13 - $23.82/hr.

                             Water Tech 4 - $16.93. - $25.01/hr.

UTILITIES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

City of Monroe
$28,903.00 to $43,354.00
Ends: June 29, 2017
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

JOB POSTING

UTILITIES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Posted: 3/29/2017
End Date: UNTIL FILLED

The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of Utilities Administrative Assistant. This position is responsible for support of electric, natural gas, water, sewer, CATV, and Internet departments.

Qualified applicants must have:
? High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of related training and experience.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
? Compiling annual reports to various governmental agencies.
? Assisting all utility department heads with administrative tasks.
? Assisting developers and builders with new construction projects, including accepting fees, following up reviews with engineers, and scheduling and participating in meetings with developers and utility department heads.
? Handling calls for various utility inspections.
? Corresponding and working with Walton County Environmental Health and restaurants regarding grease trap ordinance and inspections.
? Maintaining databases, mapping, and other files pertaining to all utilities.
? General secretarial duties such as typing correspondence, answering telephone calls and creating work orders.

To perform this position successfully applicant needs:
? Knowledge of city policies and procedures related to the performance of duties listed above.
? Knowledge of utility design in subdivisions.
? Ability to read and understand blueprints.
? Ability to use several software programs, including word processing, databases, and spreadsheets.

The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary range for this position is from $28,903.00 to $43,354.00. 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 Quick Links/Employment 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. Please note that some forms require a notary signature. Completed 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 the end date of this posting.

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.

Laborer – Water/Sewer

City of Palmetto
Ends: June 25, 2017
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Job Title: Laborer – Water/Sewer

 

Job Summary: This is a semi-skilled position that requires the application of knowledge and skills to operate equipment and perform regular, recurring and routine tasks for maintenance, repair and installation of the wastewater distribution and collections system. Work involves maintaining sewer lines and lift stations and marking utility locates.

 

Major Duties:

  • Repairs and maintains water lines; repairs leaks; installs new lines and replaces existing lines that need repairs; requests gas locates before digging proceeds;
  • Operates and maintains equipment such as pumps, blowers, motors, and other equipment;
  • Detects improper operation of equipment and reports need for repair;
  • Collects samples and sends to lab;
  • Performs assigned work to install and repair sewer lines, pumps, and lift stations;
  • Conducts required preventative maintenance work on assigned lift stations and equipment, sewer lines, and pumps;
  • Conducts utility locates by locating and marking with paint and flags locations of sewer lines and/or laterals;
  • Lays and aligns piping, accomplishes hookups, and tests installation according to established procedures;
  • Inspect and cleans manholes for roots, blockages, and outside water infiltration; paints manholes; measures depths of inverts and sizes of pipes; and completes necessary paperwork regarding problem areas;
  • Installs new and replacement meters and hydrants:
  • Responds to and participates in emergency and customer service calls;
  • Operates heavy equipment, such as back hoe and mini-excavator;
  • May operate City vehicles in the performance of duties;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Knowledge of the City’s wastewater collections  and distribution system;
  • Knowledge of preventative and corrective maintenance procedures;
  • Knowledge of lift station equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in wastewater collection maintenance and operation activities;
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and other departmental policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of tools and machinery required to complete tasks, including safety equipment (e.g. safety vests, hard hats, gloves);
  • Ability to mark utility locates, i.e. research maps to perform locates and mark direction, depth, and location of storm and sanitary sewer lines;
  • Ability to properly operate tools and machinery associated with the wastewater collections system, i.e. pump truck, crane truck, tripod harness, chainsaws, lawn mowers weed eaters, electronic flow meters, TV equipment, back hoe, jack hammer, and metal detector, etc;
  • Ability to detect flaws in the operation of collections system equipment;
  • Ability to perform process control calculations;
  • Ability to follow established safety rules and departmental policies and procedures;
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, City officials and the general public;
  • Ability to respond seven days a week, 24 hours a day for system emergencies as needed.

 

Supervisory Controls:  Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Water and Sewer Foreman/Public Works Director.

 

Guidelines:  Guidelines include City and Departmental policies and procedures, EPD regulations, wastewater collection specifications, and other State and Federal laws concerning wastewater collections systems.  These guidelines are usually clear and specific, but sometimes require interpretation.

                                                     

Complexity:  The work consists of regular, recurring, and routine tasks for maintenance, installation, and repair of the Wastewater Collections System.

 

Scope and Effect: The purpose of this position is to ensure that the wastewater collections system operates properly by locating trouble areas, making necessary repairs and adjustments, and maintaining the neatness and appearance of the lift stations. Failure to maintain a properly functioning system may result in system back-ups and overflows that could jeopardize the safety of the City drinking water. 

 

Personal Contacts: Contacts are typically with co-workers, contractors, and the general public.

 

Purpose of Contacts: Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, resolve problems and provide services.

 

Physical Demands: The work requires intermittent periods of sitting, standing and walking. Depending on the task being performed, the employee is required to climb stairs and ladders, reach over equipment to make adjustments, turn large valves, climb into confined areas, lift objects weighing over 100 pounds and use tools requiring a high degree of dexterity.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and is occasionally required to smell.  The employee must be able to carry heavy objects (10-100 lbs.) and bend, squat, twist, crawl, and/or climb on a daily basis.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment:  Work is primarily performed outdoors in every kind of weather condition and in confined spaces under unpleasant conditions.  Depending on the task, the noise intensity ranges from moderately loud to very loud.  Hazards associated with the operation of power tools and equipment, working around high voltage pumps, vibrations, and with very hot materials and toxic substances are present.  Work performed in this job may place the employee at risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.  Appropriate safety equipment must be worn at all times.

 

Supervisory and Management Responsibility: None.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent, two (2) years of related experience; possess or obtain within one (1) year of appointment Wastewater Collections System Operator License; possess a valid State of Georgia Class C driver's license; equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Submit completed application to:

 

 Palmetto City Hall

Attn: Cindy Hanson, City Clerk

hanson@citypalmetto.com

P.O. Box 190, Palmetto, GA 30268

Contact Number: 770-463-3377

 

Salary: Based on experience

 

End Date for Applications: Until position is filled

 

Water and Sewer Foreman

City of Palmetto
Ends: June 25, 2017
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Job Title: Water and Sewer Foreman

 

Job Summary: This is a lead position that is responsible for overseeing the maintenance, repair and installation of the wastewater distribution and collections system. Work involves maintaining sewer lines and lift stations and marking utility locates.

 

Major Duties:

  • Oversees the work of the Water and Sewer Department crew members; assigns daily tasks; ensures employees adhere to safety guidelines; serves as lead worker in assisting and training crew workers;
  • Repairs and maintains water lines; repairs leaks; installs new lines and replaces existing lines that need repairs; requests gas locates before digging proceeds;
  • Operates and maintains equipment such as pumps, blowers, motors, and other equipment;
  • Detects improper operation of equipment and reports need for repair;
  • Collects samples and sends to lab;
  • Performs assigned work to install and repair sewer lines, pumps, and lift stations;
  • Conducts required preventative maintenance work on assigned lift stations and equipment, sewer lines, and pumps;
  • Conducts utility locates by locating and marking with paint and flags locations of sewer lines and/or laterals;
  • Lays and aligns piping, accomplishes hookups, and tests installation according to established procedures;
  • Inspect and cleans manholes for roots, blockages, and outside water infiltration; paints manholes; measures depths of inverts and sizes of pipes; and completes necessary paperwork regarding problem areas;
  • Installs new and replacement meters and hydrants:
  • Responds to and participates in emergency and customer service calls;
  • May operate City vehicles in the performance of duties;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Knowledge of the City’s wastewater collections  and distribution system;
  • Knowledge of preventative and corrective maintenance procedures;
  • Knowledge of lift station equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in wastewater collection maintenance and operation activities;
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and other departmental policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of tools and machinery required to complete tasks, including safety equipment (e.g. safety vests, hard hats, gloves);
  • Ability to mark utility locates, i.e. research maps to perform locates and mark direction, depth, and location of storm and sanitary sewer lines;
  • Ability to properly operate tools and machinery associated with the wastewater collections system, i.e. pump truck, crane truck, tripod harness, chainsaws, lawn mowers weed eaters, electronic flow meters, TV equipment, back hoe, jack hammer, and metal detector, etc;
  • Ability to detect flaws in the operation of collections system equipment;

 

  • Ability to perform process control calculations;
  • Ability to follow established safety rules and departmental policies and procedures;
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, City officials and the general public;
  • Ability to respond seven days a week, 24 hours a day for system emergencies as needed.

 

Supervisory Controls:  Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Public Works Director.

 

Guidelines:  Guidelines include City and Departmental policies and procedures, EPD regulations, wastewater collection specifications, and other State and Federal laws concerning wastewater collections systems.  These guidelines are usually clear and specific, but sometimes require interpretation.

                                                     

Complexity:  The work consists of regular, recurring, and routine tasks for maintenance, installation, and repair of the Wastewater Collections System.

 

Scope and Effect: The purpose of this position is to ensure that the wastewater collections system operates properly by locating trouble areas, making necessary repairs and adjustments, and maintaining the neatness and appearance of the lift stations. Failure to maintain a properly functioning system may result in system back-ups and overflows that could jeopardize the safety of the City drinking water. 

 

Personal Contacts: Contacts are typically with co-workers, contractors, and the general public.

 

Purpose of Contacts: Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, resolve problems and provide services.

 

Physical Demands: The work requires intermittent periods of sitting, standing and walking. Depending on the task being performed, the employee is required to climb stairs and ladders, reach over equipment to make adjustments, turn large valves, climb into confined areas, lift objects weighing over 100 pounds and use tools requiring a high degree of dexterity.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and is occasionally required to smell.  The employee must be able to carry heavy objects (10-100 lbs.) and bend, squat, twist, crawl, and/or climb on a daily basis.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment:  Work is primarily performed outdoors in every kind of weather condition and in confined spaces under unpleasant conditions.  Depending on the task, the noise intensity ranges from moderately loud to very loud.  Hazards associated with the operation of power tools and equipment, working around high voltage pumps, vibrations, and with very hot materials and toxic substances are present.  Work performed in this job may place the employee at risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.  Appropriate safety equipment must be worn at all times.

 

Supervisory and Management Responsibility: This position oversees crew members, but the final evaluating, hiring, promoting, and disciplining is under the purview of the Public Works Director.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent, three (3) years of related experience; Wastewater Collections System Operator License required; possess a valid State of Georgia Class C driver's license; equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Submit completed application to:

 

 Palmetto City Hall

Attn: Cindy Hanson, City Clerk

hanson@citypalmetto.com

P.O. Box 190, Palmetto, GA 30268

Contact Number: 770-463-3377

 

Salary: Based on experience

 

End Date for Applications: Until position is filled

 

WATER/SEWER CREWMAN

City of Cornelia
Ends: June 25, 2017
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WATER/SEWER CREWMAN

UTILITIES DEPARTMENT

 

 

REPORTS TO: Water & Sewer Supervisor       

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

PAY GRADE:

 

Purpose of Job

 

 

The purpose of this job is to maintain the City’s Water and Sewer System under the direction of a Distribution Operator or Water Sewer Supervisor. The WS Crewman will be required to perform the routine maintenance, corrective maintenance and new installation of the City’s water distribution and sewer collection system.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

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

 

Safely and as manufacturers’ recommendations describes, use hand tools, power tools, sewer jetting machine, tapping machine, sewer camera, utility locating equipment etc. in maintenance or installation of water mains, sanitary sewer lines and service taps.

 

Cleans roadways of mud and debris due to water main breaks or leaks.

 

Maintain warehouse stock and track materials used in daily activities on work orders.

 

Performs minor repairs on equipment; performs preventive maintenance on equipment and trucks.

 

Responds to emergency and stand-by calls on a 24-hour daily basis.

 

Must be able to respond within 40 minutes when on-call.

 

Reads and interprets water & sewer maps.

 

Prepares and/or receives various forms, reports or other documents; processes and forward as appropriate.

 

Performs traffic control setup for work sites.

 

Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Has general knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of Water & Sewer Department as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Crewman. Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department. Has the ability to communicate effectively with supervisor and other staff members. Has the ability to use independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations. Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations. Has a good working knowledge of policies and procedures pertaining to utility construction, improvements and maintenance, of traffic laws, and of other procedures and methods as required in the performance of duties. 

 

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

 

High school diploma or equivalent required, experience involving construction, equipment operation, and maintenance labor or related; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position Requires Georgia Department of Transportation Flagging certification, soil erosion certification or be able to obtain within 6 months of employment. Require a valid driver's license.

 

 

                 (ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED

                                    TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including a dump truck, tractor, backhoe, boring machine, small truck, jackhammer, gas-powered saw, crewman tools, power tools, shovel, mattock, probe rod.  Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials.  Must be able to exert in excess of one hundred pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of fifty pounds of force frequently.  Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for very heavy work. Must be able to work in and around raw sewage, inclement weather and high pressure unregulated water flows.  Attendance is an essential element of the job.

 

 

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving assignments and/or directions from co-workers or assistants / from supervisors. Requires the ability to follow directions, instructions, and methods and procedures. Requires the ability to speak to people with poise, voice control, and confidence.  Requires the ability to learn and understand basic principles and techniques; to acquire and be able to expound on knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.

 

VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, and to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical and professional languages including electrical terminology.  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape, visually and with electrical equipment.

 

MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using equipment.  Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as equipment, vehicles, and tools. Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.  Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color. Requires the ability to deal with people. Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear: (Talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words). (Hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear). Must be able to communicate via telephone, two-way radio. 

WTP Shift Supervisor

Gainesville, Ga
Hourly-$15.99 - $24.79 Annual-$33,259 - $51,563
Ends: August 31, 2017
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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
WTP SHIFT SUPERVISOR DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES
Posting Date: August 19, 2016
Job Code: 8133-540
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Grade: 0020 – Non-Exempt
Pay Range: Hourly: $15.99 - $24.79 Annual: $33,259 - $51,563
Work Status: Full Time

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

JOB 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.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
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.

This job announcement 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 IS A FULL TIME POSITION AND ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS ?

Due to Georgia State Law, all applications are subject to public disclosure.

Only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

As part of our hiring process, all applicants will be required to undergo a thorough background investigation which includes but is not limited to some or all of the following: contacting past employers, work and personal references, education, criminal history, motor vehicle record, and credit check. The City of Gainesville reserves the right to disqualify any applicant based on information discovered during the background investigation. Standard City of Gainesville hiring practices shall apply to all applicants.

The City of Gainesville is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, disability, military service, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Part Time Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Buford
Ends: July 17, 2017
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CITY OF BUFORD

Part Time Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for skilled, licensed work in the operation and maintenance of equipment in water treatment plant. Work involves the operation of water treatment facilities and equipment to ensure compliance with discharge permits.  This position is also responsible for preventative maintenance of plant equipment. Incumbents in this classification are fully qualified plant operators responsible for the efficient operation of water treatment equipment on a flexible part time shift, between 24-30 hours weekly.

Typical Job Duties:

  • Operates water treatment equipment such as pumps, control panels, chlorinators, fluoridators, chemical feeders, filters, electric motors, spectrophotometers, and turbidimeters in the performance of duties;
  • Reads meters, gauges, and dials; prepares and maintains logs of readings; adjusts valves and controls to maintain appropriate treatment process, adds or adjusts addition of chemicals to treatment process as necessary;
  • Reads meters, gauges, and dials; prepares and maintains logs of readings; adjusts valves and controls to maintain appropriate treatment process, adds or adjusts addition of chemicals to treatment process as necessary;
  • Inspects plant charts on level gauges and flow meters; prepares and maintains logs of plant operations;
  • Maintains plant grounds; performs housekeeping duties; performs plant maintenance duties; reports needs for equipment repair; repairs equipment and performs preventive maintenance on equipment;
  • Attends and participates in seminars and classes pertaining to occupation;
  • Responds to and participates in emergency calls.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Water Treatment Class III, or higher required
  • High School Diploma, or equivalent required
  • 2 or more years of experience in operating a water treatment plant preferred
  • Applicants will be expected to lift in excess of 50 pounds or more on a regular basis

THE CITY OF BUFORD PROMOTES A DRUG-FREE ENVIRONMENT.  EMPLOYEES MUST SUBMIT TO AND PASS A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREEN.

Apply in person at City Hall (2300 Buford Highway Buford, GA 30518), Attn. City Manager, or send application and resume to cory.burge@cityofbuford.com.  Position open until filled or withdrawn. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.