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Watershed Manager II

City of Atlanta
$58,800 - $78,400
Ends: September 3, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

This position will be responsible for ensuring that resources are appropriately safeguarded and spent or used within COA guidelines. Integrates and manages, through subordinate supervisors, a wide variety of functions, programs and staff engaged in the operation of the Department’s water treatment facilities and systems. Plans, organizes, directs and administers the City of Atlanta's water department’s treatment  operations, including water facilities and maintenance and construction; to be responsible for directing and coordinating operational and technical activities of water treatment facilities; perform related work as required. This is an experienced managerial level charged with responsibility for one or more activities within a department.  Position manages a large group of employees, typically with intermediate supervisors, or a smaller group of specialized professional employees.  Areas of responsibility are typically unique within the department . Performs various skilled and unskilled tasks associated with work development, coordinating and administering budget programs.  Areas of responsibility are typically unique within the department. Position differs from Manager I level in the size, impact, or technical complexity of the activities managed.

Supervision Received

·         Works independently and only reports to the supervisor when necessary approval or other direction is required. 

·         Direction received is general and focuses more on long-term and short-term operating objectives, managerial effectiveness, and operating results. This level would be considered "middle" management.

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

·         Directs and coordinates budgeting activities including budget formulation, monitoring, and presentation. Directs compilation of data used to prepare budgets and to justify fund requests. Coordinates appropriations for divisional and specific programs while balancing the need for emergency funds. Reviews operating budgets periodically to analyze trends affecting budget needs.

·         Provides training, coaching and mentoring to all assigned staff; Manages, supervises and directs the staff, functions, operations, programs, classes, seminars and budget of the department's training division.  

·         Responsible for ensuring that the expenses of the accounts managed do not exceed the unit’s allocated budget.

·         Responsible for requesting budget changes, submitting transfers, approving transactions and requesting payments. All transactions must be processed in compliance with the university’s policies and procedures. Review their accounts on a regular basis to ensure proper recording of account expenses.

·         Provides leadership in community outreach efforts related to watershed planning. This includes developing and disseminating outreach materials to stakeholders at venues such as networking among agencies, organizations and individuals. 

·         Render financial advice to the management officials of different operations, to undertake proper financial planning and decision making. Analyze actual results to budgets and forecast.

·         Manages day-to-day operation of Watershed's Server Hardware, Software, Network Infrastructure, service desk and security operations; Provide training, coaching and mentoring to IT staff. 

·         Manages small to large budget projects meeting schedule, scope and budget objectives per requirements of stakeholders. Meets expectations of Operations for small procurement projects including emergencies.  

·         Develops the revenue forecast for applicable revenue streams; Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual revenue variance reports; Reconciles all cash accounts and provides monthly reports on cash balances.

Decision Making

Establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc. May commit department to action.

Leadership Provided

Has managerial authority over a group of professional employees and/or a group of professional, technical, or administrative employees with multiple intermediate supervisors and/or team leaders.

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.

·         Ability to Plan, organize, administer, coordinate and direct the activities of several major sections and motivate employees; ability to interpret specific rules, laws and policies and apply them in a variety of procedural situations; ability to exercise sound independent judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting department policies and practices within established guidelines; ability to analyze and make sound recommendations on complex management and administrative issues; ability to motivate employees to accomplish tasks through teamwork; ability to train and develop subordinates in the principles of supervision; ability to tactfully and effectively deal with officials and representatives of other jurisdictions, departments and the general public; ability to represent the Department effectively in negotiations; ability to work under high stress conditions; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work; ability to prepare written correspondence and reports.

·         Assisting in projecting future financial needs, taking into considerations the various projects undertaken by the organizations and also help the higher officials in management of financial resources. Responsible for cost benefit analysis, studying financial requests and also researching on alternative and reasonable funding methods for the organization. Preparing business plan for five years and making the necessary update of the plan according to any material changes in the business or the regulations which may affect forecasts.

·         Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office suite along with a good understanding of relational databases and ERP systems; knowledge of engineering and construction terminology; knowledge and understanding of technical jargon of the environmental compliance field including "EPA speak" is highly desirable; knowledge of the law and the code of ordinances is required;

·         Skilled in communicating verbally and written; Good interpersonal skills; Good leadership skills.  

·         Ability to interact effectively with various personality styles and with upper departmental management or elected officials; ability to read and interpret construction drawings; ability to interpret laws, regulations and guidelines; ability to utilize Microsoft suites and project management programs; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional colleagues, employees and representatives of other public agencies.         

  Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         Bachelor’s degree with a major in Business Administration, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering or Environmental Science.

·         5 years' of management experience

·         Equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an exception basis

Preferred Education & Experience

·         Master’s degree with a major in Business Administration,  Biology, Chemistry, Engineering or Environmental Science with some experience in water quality management

·         3-5 years' of experience in the Water Management role with some experience in Accounting or Finance preferred

Licensures and Certifications

·         Valid Georgia Class 1 Operator’s license 

·         Professional Licensed Engineer Certifications or similar certifications preferred.

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=5029

Water Treatment Plant Operator

SUEZ/Big Canoe in Jasper Ga
Ends: November 16, 2017
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To apply for this positon, please visit our website at www.suez-na.com

 

Job Summary:

 

To include but not limited to,

Perform daily operation of the Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities, as well as the Distribution and Collection Systems.  Correctly complete and review all water and waste water reporting documents for approval by the Project Manager.  Perform routine to major maintenance on equipment, buildings and grounds without direct supervision.

 

Education/Equivalent:

High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Valid GA driver’s license required

Obtain Class III Water Treatment License in 6 Months

 

Special Skills/Abilities Needed:

 

Good CPU and mechanical skills required.  Ability to regularly lift at least 70 lbs required.  Must have good organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal. Must be able to follow and convey both written and verbal instructions, as well as follow up on status and report.  Must be very self-motivated.

 

 

Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of Responsibilities:

 

  • Operate the 2.65 MGD Water Treatment facility and associated distribution system without supervision and perform preventive and corrective maintenance.
  • Operate both of the .250 MGD Wastewater Treatment Facility and associated Collection System without supervision and performs minor preventive and corrective maintenance.
  • Correct completion of monthly operating and maintenance reports.
  • Perform meter installation and monthly meter reading.
  • Performs maintenance and housekeeping of the facilities and grounds.
  • Monitors treatment process operating parameters and automatic control functions, reports problems, and may make adjustments as directed.
  • Assists in the implementation of standard operating procedures, safety and preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Performs simple, routine monitoring and performance tests for treatment process.  Records result in operating logs.
  • Inspects equipment, reports problems and performs minor maintenance or repair.
  • Assist in customer service.

 

 

Watershed Plant Operator Class I, II & III (OWTR - Wastewater)

City of Atlanta
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Ends: August 30, 2017
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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 the link below:

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

Electrician Specialist

City of Atlanta
$38,300 - $57,500
Ends: August 30, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Performs highly skilled maintenance, installation, repair and troubleshooting work involved with electrical systems. Performs electrical work in a number of areas including pump stations, Water Treatment plant, waste water treatment plants, lift stations and generators. Work involves technical application of  electrical principles. Ensures the assigned duties and objectives of state licensed unrestricted are met on a daily basis in a safe, cost effective and workman-like manner. This is a team lead or "foreman" level position with a formally designated team of skilled employees, either in one or multiple skilled specialties.  Lead assignments made on a job-by-job basis would be more appropriately at the Senior level.

Supervision Received

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

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

· Contributes to overall customer satisfaction by providing a safe and secure operation environment for the water utility through efficient and effective plant maintenance that meets or exceeds federal governed regulatory requirements pertaining to Surface Water. 

· Maintains plant electrical systems; troubleshoots to identify the problem and repair as needed. Inspects and makes repairs to taxiway lights and signs that are powered by 2400 volts and current transformers. Performs emergency repairs to Plants, pump stations, and generators when required.  

· Supervises the installation of and repairs and services of specialized electrical equipment and machinery. 

· Constructs and maintains service equipment. Reviews and maintains electrical circuit diagrams. Operates power hand tools and other specialized electrical equipment. 

· Requisitions material and supplies from stockroom; calls vendors to discuss needs for parts and supplies, and recommends purchases and suppliers.   

· Plans daily and weekly work assignments through the use of IBM Maximo 7. Evaluates personnel work performance. Resolves personnel issues and concerns as they arise. Ensures crew members have the tools and equipment that are needed to perform their duties safely, effectively, and efficiently.

Decision Making

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

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 industrial electrical troubleshooting; knowledge of electrical theory and methods, materials, tools, equipment and systems used in the electrical trade; knowledge of applicable state and federal codes and  regulations pertaining to the electrical trade; knowledge of computer logic and programming; knowledge of Skilled in operating basic hand, hydraulic, and pneumatic tools; skilled in communicating effectively verbally and in writing; skilled in providing effective leadership.

· Ability to operate and use required tools and equipment skillfully and safely; ability to assemble, install, maintain, and repair electrical apparatuses; ability to make rough sketches; ability to estimate cost, time and materials of electrical work; ability to analyze and respond safely and appropriately to emergency situations; ability to perform preventive maintenance on switch gears and transformers; ability to read and comprehend plans and blueprints as appropriate to trade; ability to perform heavy physical labor; ability to train and direct the work of other classified staff in the area; ability to follow and give oral and written instructions; ability to maintain cooperative working relationships.

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience

· Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study Electricity and/or Welding or similar area. 

· 1 year of related experience in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting.

Preferred Education & Experience

· Associates Degree with a course of study Electricity and/or Welding or similar area

· 1 year of related experience in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting. 

Licensures and Certifications

· Class 1 State of Georgia Electrical Contractor License (Unrestricted License) 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.

 

 

Please apply at the link below:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=3795

Watershed Manager I

City of Atlanta
Commiserate with experience
Ends: September 13, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Manages professional/technical engineering construction projects including engineering design and review, standards, survey work, inspections, and other engineering project components. Manages various contracts and support staff that are charged with addressing short term and long term water, wastewater, and storm water issues in order to keep the City of Atlanta's infrastructure functional for its current and future corporate and private citizens. This is an experienced professional who routinely exercises project leadership over complex projects, trains other professionals, or serves as a specialized subject matter expert in one or more specific areas.  Position manages a moderate group of employees, typically with intermediate supervisors, or a smaller group of specialized professional employees. Areas of responsibility are typically unique within the department.

Supervision Received

Works under very general supervision.  Will work independently with responsibility for managing assigned functions, as well as subordinate staff.

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.

  • Provides overarching leadership for various linear wastewater construction and rehabilitation and maintenance contracts; Assigns task responsibilities to staff; Functions as a City Expert on construction practices, erosion control BMPs, pumps, hydraulics, land disturbance, environmental processes and equipment, specifications & other municipal applications for evaluating and recommending solutions to complete critical and emergency linear infrastructure repairs. . 
  • Provides training, coaching and mentoring to all assigned staff; Manages, supervises and directs the staff, functions, operations.
  • Review engineering and technical documents and performs necessary engineering analysis and calculations.
  • Prepare exhibits and engineering cost estimates for potential sewer realignments and small diameter rehabilitation projects.
  • Coordinate with internal/external staff and design consultants and directs their daily activity as required. Provides technical input, documents research, manages  budgets, reviews/approves invoices, and attends project meetings as part of providing professional insight and support.
  • Protects the City's infrastructure and surface waters by diligently enforcing the City's environmental regulations; and support the sustainable growth of the City while protecting our resources for future generations.  
  • Perform necessary site visits and constructability reviews and coordinates with survey team to obtain necessary asset attribute data.
  • Reviews project as-built and certify documents as final
  • Responds to various internal/external requests for information (RFIs).

 

Decision Making

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

Leadership Provided

Has managerial support of a group of professional, technical, or administrative employees.

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.

  • Extensive knowledge of civil and environmental engineering and engineering design; working knowledge of linear water, wastewater, and stormwater construction.
  • Skill in operating survey equipment a plus; skills in public speaking and interpersonal relations; skill in operating a computer and software; skill in providing excellent leadership to construction management, inspection, and project staff.
  • Ability to operate personal computer, digitizer, plotters, and related equipment; ability to direct the work of others; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other divisions and the public; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to read, interpret and produce maps, surveys, engineering drawings and graphics from engineering software; ability to use Microsoft Office and GIS.

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management.
  • 15+ years of engineering and/or construction management experience.

Licensures and Certifications

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license preferred.
  • Level II Erosion Control Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months.

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 the link below:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=4534

Wastewater Plant Operator

City of McDonough
$12.38/hr for trainee, $14.33/hr for Clas III
Ends: August 22, 2017
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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

               

Wastewater Plant Operator  

 

The City of McDonough is accepting applications for a full-time Wastewater Plant Operator.  Class III certification is preferred but will consider a Trainee who has mechanical and electrical skills. 

 

Major duties:  Closely monitors wastewater treatment facility and process using SCADA system for optimum performance and makes recommendations for changes; Inspects for proper operation; pumps, motors, valves, piping systems, backflow preventers, air compressors, sludge thickening equipment, chemical feed equipment, odor control systems, sludge handling and moving equipment, and utility and process wastewater systems; Uses hand tools and power tools to perform maintenance on plant equipment, including but not limited to drill press, grinders, all hand tools, welders, and cutting torches; Operates chemical feed systems and assists in the unloading of chemical deliveries; Collects and reviews operational data for the Activated Sludge Process,  primary process, and solids handling; Coordinates special tasks such as DO profiles, special sampling (WET, Bio-solids, and thickening); Trains in the operation of press dewatering;

 

Sample of required knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • operate hand and power tools to perform maintenance on plant equipment (including but not limited to drill press, grinders, all hand tools, welders, and cutting torches);
  • routine mechanical repairs;
  • read and interpret documents such as charts, graphs, gauges;
  • detect flaws and defects in the operation of treatment equipment and initiate proper corrective action;
  • add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals;
  • work additional shifts when necessary;
  • maintain all required licenses and certifications required by the position;
  • lift up to 80 pounds on occasion;
  • work in inclement weather.

 

Minimum qualifications:  high school diploma or equivalent; some experience in wastewater treatment preferred; Class III Wastewater Operator’s certificate issued by the Georgia State Board of Examiners (or ability to obtain within one year); SCADA training or experience preferred; valid Georgia Driver’s License; satisfactory MVR; pass pre-employment physical and drug and alcohol test; acceptable criminal history; equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Excellent benefits. Apply at City Hall, 136 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, Georgia or e-mail application to ctuck@mcdonoughga.org.  Applications can be found online at www.mcdonoughga.org or at City Hall.

 

Deadline to apply:  5:00 pm, Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Starting pay:  $12.38 per hour for trainee, $14.33 per hour for Class III

Hours:  Wednesday through Saturday, 6:00am – 4:00pm

 

The City of McDonough is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

Watershed Manager I

City of Atlanta
$54,700 - $72,900
Ends: August 29, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Manages the City's water, sewer and wastewater treatment plants in effort to serve the citizens by responding to their concerns and engaging in the appropriate actions. Performs various skilled and unskilled tasks associated with work development, coordinating and administering source water protection, conservation and monitoring programs. This is an experienced managerial level charged with responsibility for one or more activities within a department.  Position manages a large group of employees, typically with intermediate supervisors, or a smaller group of specialized professional employees. Areas of responsibility are typically unique within the department.

Supervision Received

This position may require you to work independently and only report to the supervisor when necessary approvals or other direction is required. Direction received is general and focuses more on long-term and short-term operating objectives, managerial effectiveness, and operating results. This level would be considered "middle" management.   

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.

·         Manages the water, sewer and wastewater treatment plant hydraulic modeling tasks; Assigns task responsibilities to staff; Functions as a City Expert on pumps, hydraulics, environmental processes and equipment, specifications & other municipal applications for evaluating and recommending solutions to problems or verifying consultant recommendations. 

·         Provides training, coaching and mentoring to all assigned staff; Manages, supervises and directs the staff, functions, operations, programs, classes, seminars and budget of the department's training division. 

·         Serves as technical lead in handling the Modeling projects; Coordinates and conducts source water monitoring and modeling activities in conjunction with relevant agencies. 

·         Protects the City's infrastructure and surface waters by diligently enforcing the City's environmental regulations; and support the sustainable growth of the City while protecting our resources for future generations.  

·           Provides leadership in community outreach efforts related to watershed planning. This includes developing and disseminating outreach materials to stakeholders at venues such as networking among agencies, organizations and individuals. 

·         Provides general technical guidance to support Watershed's operations; May manage some areas of the day-today operation of IT; Make general recommendations for Network Infrastructure, Network Security, Servers (hardware and software). 

·         Manages day-to-day operation of Watershed's Server Hardware, Software, Network Infrastructure, service desk and security operations; Provides training, coaching and mentoring to IT staff. 

·         Manages small to large design projects meeting schedule, scope and budget objectives per requirements of  stakeholders. Meets design expectations of Operations for small design and procurement projects including emergencies.  

·         Develops the revenue forecast for revenue streams; Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual revenue variance reports; Reconciles all cash accounts and provide monthly reports on cash balances.

Decision Making

Establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc. May commit department to action.

Leadership Provided

Has managerial authority over a group of professional employees and/or a group of professional, technical, or administrative employees with multiple intermediate supervisors and/or team leaders.  

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 programming languages; knowledge of application framework, design pattern and method; knowledge of software databases (i.e. Oracle and MS SQL); knowledge of existing facilities and past projects; extensive knowledge of managing Billing and Collections; advance knowledge of Microsoft Office suite along with a good understanding of relational databases and ERP systems; knowledge of engineering and construction terminology; knowledge and understanding of technical jargon of the environmental compliance field including "EPA speak" is highly desirable; knowledge of the law and the code of ordinances is required; knowledge of typical engineering practices; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of water resource management and watershed science; knowledge and experience with watershed modeling and GIS applications; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of land use planning.

·         Skilled in communicating verbally and in writing; Good interpersonal skills; Good leadership skills.   

·         Ability to interact effectively with various personality styles and with upper departmental management or elected officials; ability to read and interpret construction drawings; ability to interpret laws, regulations and guidelines; ability to utilize Microsoft suites and project management programs; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional colleagues, employees and representatives of other public agencies.   

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         Bachelor's degree with a major in Water Resources Management, Environmental Science or Policy, Land Use Planning, Engineering, Soils Science, Hydrology, or related area with some experience in water quality management 

·         3 years' of work experience in the Water Management role with some experience in Billing & Collections.

·         Equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an exception basis

Preferred Education & Experience

·         Master's degree with a major in Water Resources Management, Environmental Science, Land Use Planning, Engineering, Soils Science, Hydrology, or related area with some experience in water quality management 

·         3 years' of work experience in the Water Management role with some experience in Billing & Collections.

·         Equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an  exception basis

Licensures and Certifications

·         Valid State of Georgia Class I Wastewater Operator License

·         Professional Licensed Engineer Certifications or similar certifications preferred.

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=3807

Electrician Specialist

City of Atlanta
$38,300 - $47,900
Ends: August 29, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Employee performs highly skilled maintenance, installation, repair and troubleshooting work involved with electrical systems. Electrical work may be performed in a number of areas including runways, taxiways, and security gates. Work involves technical application of electrical principles. This is a fully seasoned skilled level capable of independently carrying out most assignments typical of the discipline. This level would be attainable by multiple incumbents in a work group (not necessarily by all), but would not be an "automatic" promotional level.

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.

·         Maintains runway and taxiway lights; troubleshoots to identify the problem and repair as needed. Inspect and make repairs to taxiway lights and signs that are powered by 2400 volts and current transformers. Performs emergency repairs to runway lights and signs when required.  

·         Installs, repairs and services specialized electrical equipment and machinery. Constructs and maintains service equipment. Reads electrical circuit diagrams. Operates power hand tools and other specialized electrical equipment.  

·         Requisitions material and supplies from stockroom; calls vendors to discuss needs for parts and supplies, and recommends purchases and suppliers.   

·         Transfers primary power from one power source to another. Sets poles, strings overhead lines and does overhead line maintenance.   

·         Supervises other regular employees during a minor portion of the employee's work time; duties include assigning and reviewing work to other staff.

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 industrial electrical troubleshooting; knowledge of electrical theory and methods, materials, tools, equipment and systems used in the electrical trade; knowledge of applicable state and federal codes and regulations pertaining to the electrical trade; knowledge of computer logic and programming; knowledge of methods and practices followed in the maintenance of tools, machinery, and equipment; knowledge of safety precautions to be observed in the maintenance and installation of electronic and mechanical equipment; knowledge of airfield terminology. 

·         Skilled in operating basic hand, hydraulic, and pneumatic tools; skilled in communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

·         Ability to operate and use required tools and equipment skillfully and safely; ability to assemble, install, maintain, and repair electrical apparatuses; ability to make rough sketches; ability to estimate cost, time and materials of electrical work; ability to analyze and respond safely and appropriately to emergency situations; ability to perform preventive maintenance on switch gears and transformers; ability to read and comprehend plans and blueprints asappropriate to trade; ability to perform heavy physical labor; ability to train and direct the work of other classified staff in the area; ability to follow and give oral and written instructions; ability to maintain cooperative working relationships.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study Electricity and/or Welding or similar area. 

·         1 year of related experience in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting.

Preferred Education & Experience

·         Associates Degree with a course of study Electricity and/or Welding or similar area

·         1 year of related experience in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting. 

Licensures and Certifications

·         Class 1 Electrical Contractor License (Unrestricted License) required. 

·         State of Georgia Electrical License required.

·         State of Georgia Commercial Driving License (CDL) preferred. 

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=3795

Wastewater Plant Operator Trainee

City of Cedartown
Ends: August 29, 2017
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Wastewater Plant Operator Class III

City of Cedartown
Ends: August 29, 2017
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JOB OPPORTUNITY

City of cedartown

[WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR CLASS III]

RATE: Dependent On Qualifications And Experience

WORK TIME: full time

TYPE OF WORK: Under the general supervision of the Wastewater Plant Superintendent, a person in this position performs skilled work in the City’s wastewater treatment plant involving the responsible operation of filter’s, clarifiers, chemical feeders and associated equipment vital to the wastewater treatment process while exercising independent judgement and initiative.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of wastewater plant operations, knowledge of the functioning and servicing of mechanical equipment, ability to visually inspect and write down accurate records of data. Certification by the Georgia State Board if Examiners for Certified Wastewater Plant Operators as a Class III Operator or greater is required.

 

Applications may be picked up and returned to City Hall from 8:30am to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or accessed at our website at www.cedartowngeorgia.gov

** must provide copies of certifications and valid driver’s license

 

The deadline for accepting applications will be Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

 

An equal opportunity employer.

 

PAID VACATION, PERSONAL TIME & SICK LEAVE

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MEDICAL, DENTAL, AND VISION INSURANCE

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SHORT TERM AND LONG-TERM DISABILITY

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CITY PAID LIFE INSURANCE

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EXCELLENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS

CITY OF CEDARTOWN

201 EAST AVENUE
CEDARTOWN, GA 30125

770-748-3220

OPEN MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 8:30 AM - 5 P.M.

Plant Maintenance Mechanic Senior

City of Atlanta
$36,500 - $45,600
Ends: August 28, 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.

·         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, wastewater 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 wastewater 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 wastewater 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 wastewater systems.

·         Operates a variety of heavy equipment including loaders, backhoe, bull dozers, 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 wastewater 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.

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 plant equipment.   

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=4116

Electrician, Senior

City of Atlanta
$34,700 to $43,400
Ends: August 22, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Performs highly skilled maintenance, installation, repair and trouble shooting work involved with electrical systems. Performs electrical work in a number of areas including runways, taxiways, and security gates. Applies technical aspects of electrical principles. This is an experienced, skilled or technical level capable of carrying out most assignments typical of the position or specialty with limited guidance or review.  This level would be considered a promotional level and attainable by any incumbents in a work group who demonstrate the necessary knowledge, ability, and performance.  Could be the only position in this specialty in a work group or could be part of a general or specialized work team.

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.

  • Maintains streetlights and traffic signals; trouble shoots to identify problems and repairs as needed.  
  • Installs, services and repairs lighting fixtures, electrical panels, outlets and wiring. Operates power hand tools and other specialized electrical equipment.  
  • Installs, repairs and services specialized electrical equipment and machinery. Constructs and maintains service equipment. Reads electrical circuit diagrams. 
  • Requisitions material and supplies from stockroom; calls vendors to discuss needs for parts and supplies, and recommends purchases and suppliers. 
  • Transfers primary power from one power source to another. Sets poles, strings overhead lines and does overhead line maintenance. 
  • Occasionally supervises other regular employees; duties include assigning and reviewing work.

Decision Making

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

Leadership Provided

Routinely provides work group leadership, guidance, and/or  training to less experienced staff.

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 electrical theory and methods, materials, tools, equipment and systems used in the electrical trade; thorough knowledge of applicable state and federal codes and regulations pertaining to the electrical trade; knowledge of computer logic and programming; knowledge of methods and practices followed in the maintenance of tools, machinery, and equipment; knowledge of safety precautions to be  observed in the maintenance and installation of electronic and mechanical equipment.
  • Skill in operating basic hand, hydraulic, and pneumatic tools; skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate and use required tools and equipment skillfully and safely; ability to assemble, install, maintain, and repair electrical apparatuses; ability to make rough sketches; ability to estimate cost, time and materials of electrical work; ability to analyze and respond safely and appropriately to emergency situations; ability to perform preventive maintenance on switch gears and transformers; ability to read and comprehend plans and blueprints as appropriate to the electrical trade; ability to perform heavy physical labor; ability to train and direct the work of other classified staff in the area; ability to follow and give oral and written instructions; ability to maintain cooperative working relationships.

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience

  • Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study Electricity and/or Welding or similar area.
  • 5 years' of related electrical experience in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study Electricity and/or Welding or similar area
  • 8 years' of related electrical experience in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting.

Licensures and Certifications

  • State of Georgia Electrician Certificate required. 
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver's License 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=3418

Class II Wastewater Operator

City of Loganville
$32,838.10 Annually (Negotiable DOQ)
Ends: August 31, 2017
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The City of Loganville is seeking a full time Class II Wastewater Operator in the Water
Quality Control Department. This is a semi-skilled and skilled technical maintenance job
that involves the handling of the City's wastewater collection system. Incumbents in this
classification are fully qualified plant operators responsible for the efficient operation of
wastewater equipment. Job responsibilities include the operation, maintenacne and repair
of wastewater treatment facilities and sytems to ensure compliance with discharge
permits.

Must have knowledge of wastewater treatment facilities; The work requires intermittent
periods of sitting, standing and walking. When conducting process controls,
opeerating/repairing equipment and maintaining the water quality facility, the incumbent
is required to climb stairs and ladders, reach over equipment to make adjusstments, tum
large valves, climb into confined areas, life and push objects weighing up to 100 Ibs and
use tools requiring a high degree of dexterity. The incumbent must beable to distinguish
between shades of color, focus on both close and distant objects. High School Diploma
or GED. One (1) year experience or training in the field of wastewater treatment plant
operations; Class II Wastewater license; Must possess a valid Georgia Driver's License
(Class C) and have a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record. In addition, must possess an
acceptable Criminal Background and pass a Drug Screen.

Benefits include: Health, Life and Dental Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick
Leave. Applications are available at City Hall or on our website at www.loganvillega.
gov. Submit completed application to City Hall, 4385 Pecan Street., Loganville, Ga.,
30052, Attn: Human Resources Director. Resumes will NOT be accepted in leiu of
Application.

The City of Loganville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Jacobs Engineering Group
Ends: November 6, 2017
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Water Treatment Plant Operator

Bogart, GA (Bear Creek Reservoir)

 

 

The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

 

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

Duties of the Treatment Plant Operators include:

• Operation of surface water treatment facility employing conventional flocculation, sedimentation and filtration technologies; Operate surface water plant in accordance with GA DNR EPD regulations.
• Responsible for the safe, compliant, and economic operation of systems in the Water utility area
• Responsible for decisive and timely action in response to production, utilities and environmental upsets
• Ability to effectively communicate with the sites integrated areas
• Ability to troubleshoot system problems and make necessary corrective action steps during the shift and maintain process and system operation with minimal supervision
• Perform Preventative Maintenance; Use SCADA system to monitor and control plant operation and distribution; Inspect / Calibrate water quality (utilizing instrumentation, turbidimeters, pH, particle counters etc.)
• Operate and troubleshoot systems to ensure proper amount of chemical treatments and compliance with regulatory regulations. Collect samples and perform routine and special request laboratory tests and analysis
• Monitor system gauges and meters, start and stop equipment, operate valves to route and control flows, determine and set proper chemical dosage and flow rates. Monitor Operations of surface water intake and raw water pump equipment, and solids facilities
• Maintain and complete daily log books, bench test sheets and maintenance records
• Perform routine housekeeping and site maintenance
• Work in both hot and cold environments, inside and outdoors.  Ability to move throughout the entire plant site & operating areas including climbing ladders and stairs, to access elevated sources for inspection and operational purposes.
• Assist with job safety analysis / safe work permitting and bench top analysis as needed
• Ability to work effectively within a team environment with internal and external personnel & regulatory agencies.

 

Qualifications

• High School Graduate or equivalency with course work in Chemistry, or any equivalent combination of experience and training
• Previous experience as operator of a public water treatment facility is preferred
• Must be able to obtain a GA operator’s license for water treatment within 6 months of hire; Water Treatment Class “I” or “II” (Class I preferred but not required).
• Willing to work any shift requested by supervisor (12-hour, 2-shift per day)
• Skills to perform equipment checks, maintenance and calibration
• Ability to read, write and perform basic math calculations
• Computer experience in Excel, Word & other software
• Understanding of the procedure to clean and maintain conventional filter systems
• Knowledge of the storage and feed characteristics of water treatment chemicals
• Able to perform sampling requirements; Knowledge of disinfection dose and checks
• Experience with log book entries and related record keeping
• General understanding of SCADA layout and controls
• Experience working independently with functional guidance rather than direct assignments
• Experience with Job Safety Analysis
• Valid Driver’s License

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

 

 

Process Control Technician Senior

City of Atlanta
$38,300 - $47,900
Ends: November 5, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Assists with design, installation, testing, repairs, and calibration 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. Duties may include, but are not limited to: maintaining the equipment with the aid of various instruments such as a digital multimeter, oscilloscope, and tone generator; taking corrective action, and creating sketches and records for future reference; assists in the design, assembly, testing and installation of process control panels.

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.

Troubleshoots and repairs in-line process controls, electronic, pneumatic, instrumentation, and low voltage devices; replaces electronic circuit boards and cards; downloads & uploads programs with the use of a laptop. 

Installs flow meters, transmitter, indicator, VFDs, PLCs, UV SYS, and calibrates belt scales.  

Reads, understands and performs minor modifications to existing PLC code; downloads PLC programs to PLC’s and RTU’s; troubleshoots issues with field instrumentation and PLC hardware including CPU, communications, and input/output modules. 

Checks, cleans, calibrates and otherwise maintains water quality analyzers in accordance with established job plans; this may involve changing reagents, using primary or secondary standards and changing physical components; documents all cleaning and maintenance activities. 

Maintains the process variable measuring, controlling or transmitting type of instruments for flow, volume, level, temperature, pressure, O2, gas, vibrations, etc.  

Receives work assignments and plans work sequence and resources/materials needed; serves organization as a technical expert; trains and observes crew for proper work, good safety procedures, etc. 

Maintains a neat and orderly working areas, warehouse, etc.

Decision Making

Makes decisions on technical issues, diagnoses, or procedures following organization guidelines and local, state and federal regulations. Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. Establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.

Leadership Provided

Serves as a technical resource or mentor to other employees. Routinely provides work group leadership, guidance, and/or  training to less experienced staff.

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: standards, practices, methods, materials, tools and measuring instruments used in the electrical, electronic and mechanical fields; of the hazards and safety precautions peculiar to this work; of electrical and electronic theory and practice; of operation and maintenance of water quality analyzers; of computer systems and basic computer operations.

Skill in: the use of power and hand tools, and measuring instruments, i.e. multimeter, oscilloscope, tone test meter, simulator, transistor and capacitor checkers.

Ability to: diagnose electronic malfunctions and defects and determine parts, adjustments and assists with the repairs necessary for proper operation; to read, understand and apply service manual instructions, electrical schematics and control loop diagrams; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, internal and external customers.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

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

·         4 years’ experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of electronic and related equipment or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education & Experience

·         Associate’s degree in electronics technology

·         5-6 years’ experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of electronic and related equipment or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Preferred Licensures and Certifications

Certified Controls System Technician (CCST) Level 1 ISA Certification required or ability to become certified within one year of employment.

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=4769

WATER/SEWER OPERATOR

City of Metter
Ends: November 2, 2017
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WATER/SEWER OPERATOR                                                                     

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.

 

 

INSTRUMENTATION SPECIALIST

Gainesville, Ga
Hourly: $18.16 - $28.15 Annual: $37,772 - $58,552
Ends: October 25, 2017
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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

To apply for this job, please visit our website at www.gainesville.org

INSTRUMENTATION SPECIALIST DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES

Posting Date:June 2, 2017*
Job Code:512-4900
Closing Date:Open Until Filled
Grade:0022– Non-Exempt

Pay Range:
Hourly: $18.16 - $28.15
Annual: $37,772 - $58,552

Work Status:Full Time

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

JOB SUMMARY
Performs skilled work in repairing and maintaining equipment at water and wastewater treatment and pumping facilities.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitors, maintains, and calibrates all electrical and mechanical equipment at water treatment and water reclamation facilities, wastewater pumping stations, and water booster pumping stations.
Assists with repair and replacement of equipment to include electrical motors, control panels, pumps, HVAC, etc., at all Department of Water Resources.
Maintains and calibrates flow meters and other electronic instrumentation.
Performs routine scheduled preventive maintenance of equipment and vehicles.
Operates diagnostic equipment to detect and repair malfunctioning pumps, motors, and related equipment.
Operates construction and maintenance equipment.
Performs emergency repairs on all types of treatment related facilities.
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.
Technical school diploma – industrial electronics or other related field desired.
Three years electrical/electronic experience.

Licenses and Certifications:
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
Level III Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate preferred.
Level II Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate preferred.
Water Distribution System Operator License preferred.
Wastewater Collection System Operator License preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of electronic concepts and ability to apply knowledge in repairing and maintaining electrical and mechanical equipment.
Ability to apply technical knowledge in solving an assignment and exercising judgment.
Ability to work under adverse conditions in constantly changing situations.
Knowledge of and skill in operating diagnostic tools and interpreting results.
Ability to assimilate data from a wide variety of sources and prioritizing the tasks necessary to complete a job.
Ability to follow broad instructions or guidelines.

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

? Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Level III Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate.
? Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Level II Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate.
? Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Water Distribution System Operator License.
? Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Wastewater Collection System Operator License.

Allows maximum of 10% above grade 22.

This job description 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.

WATER PLANT OPERATOR III (CLASS I)

City of LaGrange
$17.12-$25.54
Ends: October 24, 2017
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Job Summary

  • Performs daily inspection of plant's Mechanical systems
  • Runs basic analytical tests to evaluate plant performance
  • Makes adjustments in plant to satisfy water quality requirements and changing demand

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations
  • Knowledge of accepted methods of water purification, disinfection, water analysis, and water plant safety practices.
  • Skill in the use of wide variety of hand, plumbing, and electrical tools.
  • Ability to read and comprehend at the level required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others and exercise judgement.
  • Ability to occasionally lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Necessary Requirements

  • Georgia Class I water operator certification
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid Georgia driver's license

Water Distribution Serviceman

City of Monroe
$28,903.00 to $43,354.00
Ends: October 23, 2017
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

JOB POSTING

WATER DISTRIBUTION SERVICEMAN

Posted: 3/8/2017
End Date: UNTIL FILLED

The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of Water Distribution Serviceman. This position is responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing water distribution mains and lines.

Qualified applicants must:
? 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.
? 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 or two years.

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.
? Knowledge of safety policies and procedures for the maintenance and repair of water lines and mains.
? Knowledge of procedures for making water taps.
? Skill in the repair of water lines.
? 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.

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.

WASTE WATER PLANT OPERATOR I

City of Albany
Ends: October 17, 2017

Water Plant Operator

Fayette County Ga
$34,978.25 - $64,847.72
Ends: October 17, 2017
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Fayette County is seeking a certified Water Plant Operator.  This is a full-time position, with benefits.  Requires high school diploma or equivalent.  **Applicants must possess a Georgia Certified Class I, II or III Water Treatment License and a valid Georgia Driver's License** Salary range $34,978.25 - $64,847.72.  Pay is commensurate with certification class and experience.  To learn more about the position and apply please visit http://www.fayettecountyga.gov.  Fayette County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Plant Maintenance Worker

Fayette County Ga
$34,978.25
Ends: October 17, 2017
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Fayette County is seeking a Plant Maintenance Worker.  This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of water treatment plant equipment. This is a full-time position with benefits working 10 hour shifts.  Requires high school diploma or equivalent.   Must possess a valid Georgia driver's license with a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).  Minimum salary $34,978.25.  To learn more about the position and apply please visit http://www.fayettecountyga.gov.  Fayette County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.    

WWTP Operator I & II

Enviroworx Operations Management
Ends: October 10, 2017
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Job Title:

WWTP  Operator I & II

Job Category:

Field Technician

Department/Group:

Waste Water Treatment

Job Code/ Req#:

 

Location:

Richmond Hill

Travel Required:

None

Level/Salary Range:

 

Position Type:

Full-Time After 90-Day Probationary Period

HR Contact:  Tammy Monroe

 

Date posted:

 

Posting Expires:

 

Applications Accepted By:

Fax or E-mail:

(912)  756-5882 or tmonroe@eomworx.com

Subject Line:  Position Applied For

Attention: Human Resources

Mail:

Attn:  Human Resources

Enviroworx Operations Management

480 Edsel Dr., Suite 100

Richmond Hill, GA 31324

Job Description

Purpose

Performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water/wastewater treatment plant including maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and day-to-day activities on an assigned shift.  This position typically holds or is working towards an intermediate level water/wastewater treatment certification.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Learns and gains skills involving the maintenance of equipment and servicing work in the plant
  • Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/wastewater, sludge, and effluent
  • Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control, starts and stops pumps, engines and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes
  • Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
  • Observes and reports abnormalities to plant Manager.
  • Maintains shift log and records meter and gauge readings
  • Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses (including weekends)
  • Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties
  • Maintains plant grounds as directed by Manager,
  • Keeps the field and wetland nozzles clean and in good working order
  • Cleans the flumes and weirs of vegetation and mud to maintain good flow
  • Understands and carries out oral and written directions
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

High School Diploma or GED with ability to acquire Class III Water or Wastewater License within 12 months.  Must have normal or correctable color vision and a valid driver’s license. 

LICENSED AND HIGHLY EXPERIENCED PLUMBERS

Rooter Express
Ends: October 9, 2017
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ROOTER EXPRESS IN BRUNSWICK GA IS HIRING LICENSED AND HIGHLY EXPERIENCED PLUMBERS. JOB IS LOCATED IN BRUNSWICK GA, RELOCATION A MUST. THERE IS SOME RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AND SIGN ON BONUS FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE. EXCELLENT COMPENSATION PACKAGE, STATE OF THE ART EQUIPMENT AND INVENTORIED TRUCKS. SEND RESUME TO LJONES@ROOTEREXPRESS.NET OR FAX TO 912-265-8505, OR VISIT WWW.ROOTEREXPRESS.NET ANDFILL OUT AN APPLICATION THERE

Regulatory Compliance Specialist

City of Adairsville
Ends: October 8, 2017
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Job Title:                             Regulatory Compliance Specialist

FLSA Status:                       Non-Exempt

Department:                      Community Development

Grade:                                  H20

Reports To:                         Community Development Director

 

Job Summary:   Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical duties in support of the City’s local regulatory responsibilities; monitors and enforces a variety of ordinances, and regulations related to zoning, land use, utilities, environmental, and other matters of regulatory compliance concern; and serves as a resource and provides information on City regulations to the local industry, residents businesses, the general public, and other City departments and divisions.

FLSA Status:       Non-Exempt

 

Schedule:            This position works Monday- Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. 

 

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.

 

Major Duties:   

  • Investigates complaints of suspected violations of pollution control laws, such as illicit discharges from industrial and commercial users. Duties include collecting water samples and other types of evidence for laboratory analysis. Enforce violations as determined as well as implement what corrective actions should be taken. Compliance officers also educate businesses and members of the public on environmental laws by preparing reports and graphics that summarize environmental regulations.
  • Responds to complaints of City code violations, investigates possible infractions, conducts site visits to determine validity of complaints or to enforce codes; interviews witnesses and gathers information.
  • Conduct field investigations; site inspections for soil and erosion control and for waste water pretreatment facilities; contact appropriate persons in order to resolve violation; issue and post warning notices, notices of violation, corrective notices, orders to comply, and any related documentation; schedule and perform all follow –up functions to gain compliance including letters, inspections, calls, meetings, discussions, and negotiations to ensure compliance with appropriate rules and regulations; issue citations and notices of violation as necessary.
  • Prepare evidence in support of legal actions taken by the City; appear in court as necessary; testify at hearings and in court proceeding as required.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and case files on all investigations, inspections, enforcement actions, and other job related activities including accurate and detailed information regarding enforcement activity to substantiate violations; draw diagrams and illustrations and take photographs.
  • Prepare a variety of written reports, memos, and correspondence related to enforcement activities.
  • Serve as a resource to other City departments, divisions, the general public, and outside agencies’ in the enforcement of city’s regulatory requirements to members of the general public, contractors, business owner, and other interested groups in the field, over the counter, and on the telephone.
  • Locate vacant residences and businesses; secure buildings with proper material as necessary, post the property as necessary; check vacant buildings regularly for transient activity, graffiti, and other forms of vandalism.
  • May assist in researching, drafting, and rewriting municipal codes; participate in the development of forms and processes utilized to address various issues.
  • Business License inspection of premise
  • Building Permits
  • Sign Permits
  • LIA for City of Adairsville
  • Works closely with City Clerk and regulatory agencies to complete job requirements.

 

Additional Duties:

  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in environmental regulatory compliance field dealing with pretreatment, storm water, and backflow prevention.
  • NPDES Level 1B or Higher
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.
  • Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations. 
  • Ability to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position.
  • Personal computer and related software, including word processing and spreadsheet software; printer; calculator; telephone; and fax and copy machine.

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Knowledge of applicable skills and activities of soil and erosion compliance program.
  • Knowledge of pertinent ordinances, environmental rules, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of City services and organizational structure as they relate to position.
  • Knowledge of legal actions applicable to enforcement actions.
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques of business correspondence and technical report preparation.

 

  • Knowledge of modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and supporting word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to independently perform a full range regulatory compliance duties.
  • Knowledge of operations, services, and activities of municipal code compliance program.
  • Knowledge of pertinent codes, ordinances, laws, and regulations pertaining to zoning, nuisance abatement, property maintenance, building, health and safety, and related areas.
  • Ability to interpret and apply applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations related to environmental, and health and safety issues.
  • Ability to research, compile, and collect data; prepare clear and concise technical reports; and make oral presentations and testify in court.
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Ability to read and interpret: maps, records, and legal documents.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 

Supervisory Controls:  Work is performed independently under the general supervision of the Community Development Director.

 

Guidelines:  Guidelines include City and departmental policies and procedures and ordinances.

 

Complexity:  The work consists of a variety of highly technical, administrative duties. 

 

Scope and Effect:  The purpose of this position is to the work consists of a variety of administrative and technical duties.

 

Personal Contacts: Contacts are typically with co-workers, local and state elected officials, employees from other governments and municipal associations and the general public. Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.

 

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

 

Physical Demands: This position requires routine sitting, walking and standing.  The position requires lifting up to 50 pounds, climbing, crouching, kneeling and pulling.

 

Work Environment:  The work is typically performed equally in field work and in the office.

 

Supervisory and Management Responsibility:  None.

 

 

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

City of Monroe
Ends: October 4, 2017
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

JOB POSTING

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

Posted: 7/6/2017
End Date: Open Until Filled

The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, Class 1, 2, and 3. This position is responsible for operating a wastewater 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; possess an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution; have knowledge of wastewater treatment and laboratory processes, mathematics and basic biology and chemistry, state wastewater treatment guidelines and procedures, lift station operations; have skill in reading various meters (e.g., D.O., PH, etc.), operating water pollution control equipment (such as centrifuges, spectrophotometers, vacuum pumps, and air compressors, etc.), operating laboratory equipment, maintaining accurate records; have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); 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.

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, 2nd floor, 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.

Wastewater Laborer

Eatonton-Putnam Water & Sewer Authority
Ends: October 4, 2017
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Eatonton-Putnam Water & Sewer Authority

663 Godfrey Road

Eatonton, GA 31024

www.epwsa.com

 

 

 

NOTICE

 

The Eatonton-Putnam Water and Sewer Authority is now accepting applications for the position of Wastewater Laborer. Successful candidate must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent; technical knowledge of equipment is preferred. Candidate must be able to lift moderate to heavy weight and be able to work with limited supervision. This position consists of maintaining plant grounds, performing housekeeping duties, performing maintenance around the plant, reporting the need for equipment repair, assisting in repair of equipment. Candidate must possess the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Moderate knowledge of sewer operations is preferred. Candidate must have a current driver’s license and provide a 7 year driving history if hired.

 

This is a full-time position and compensation will be based on qualifications.  Applications are available at the Eatonton-Putnam Water and Sewer Authority Office, 663 Godfrey Road, Eatonton, Georgia or may be accessed and printed via our website (www.epwsa.com). Applications will be accepted until the position if filled. You must provide a current driver’s license with your application.  Eatonton-Putnam Water and Sewer Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VALVE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II

Gainesville, Ga
$13.55 - $21.01/hr | Annual: $28,184 - $43,700
Ends: September 28, 2017
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This position is classified as safety-sensitive. Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.


JOB SUMMARY
Repairs, locates, documents, and exercises various types of valves in the water distribution and sanitary sewer system. Prepares technical field reports to assist the Mapping Group as well as other Department personnel to maintain and verify map records of valve locations in the system. Also, assists in conducting water and sewer surveying, and related record keeping activities.


MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Repairs, locates, documents, and exercises water and sewer valves in the system by conducting: Field surveys on existing valves, producing detailed valve card drawings, photographing locations, establishing Global Positioning Coordinates, repairing broken valves with mechanical tools, cleaning valves, and using hand and hydraulic tools to exercise valves to insure proper working condition.
Performs a variety of indoor/outdoor tasks using hand-operated power tools and mechanical equipment, repair of sewer air relief valves.
Completes valve repair request as needed for assistance within the division.
Compiles data generated during field investigation of the water distribution and sanitary sewer system to produce field reports for use by the Engineering Division as well as other Department personnel.
Participates and/or assists in water and sewer system surveying projects. Serves as rod-man, turns and reads angles, takes elevation with level, and records measurement and information.
Participates and/or assists in operation and maintenance of the division valve exercising machine equipment.
Performs field verification of water and sanitary sewer system maps. Generates reports and/or sketches for the mapping group to update Department’s utility system maps.
Maintains daily logs; prepares working sketches and drawings; may also research construction drawings.
Assist construction crews with emergency shut downs of the water and sewer system as needed.
Acts as lead worker by assigning, coordinating, and reviewing work of Valve Maintenance Technician I.
Performs all other related duties as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


Education and Experience:
High school diploma or G. E. D. preferably supplemented by relevant course work in engineering, surveying, and use of personal computers.
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 surveying techniques and ability to use surveying equipment.
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 maintain excellent records of field investigation.
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 description 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.

VALVE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I

Gainesville, Ga
$12.91 - $20.02/hr | Annual: $26,852 - $41,641
Ends: September 28, 2017
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This position is classified as safety-sensitive. Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.


JOB SUMMARY
Assist with repairs, locates, documenting, and exercises various types of valves in the water distribution and sanitary sewer system. Prepares technical field reports to assist the Mapping Group as well as other Department personnel to maintain and verify map records of valve locations in the system. Also, assists in conducting water and sewer surveying, and related record keeping activities.


MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist with repairs, locates, documents, and exercises water and sewer valves in the system by conducting: Field surveys on existing valves, producing detailed valve card drawings, photographing locations, establishing Global Positioning Coordinates, repairing broken valves with mechanical tools, cleaning valves, and using hand and hydraulic tools to exercise valves to insure proper working condition.
Performs a variety of indoor/outdoor tasks using hand-operated power tools and mechanical equipment, repair of sewer air relief valves.
Completes valve repair request as needed for assistance within the division.
Compiles data generated during field investigation of the water distribution and sanitary sewer system to produce field reports for use by the Engineering Division as well as other Department personnel.
Participates and/or assists in water and sewer system surveying projects. Serves as rod-man, turns and reads angles, takes elevation with level, and records measurement and information.
Participates and/or assists in operation and maintenance of the division valve exercising machine equipment.
Performs field verification of water and sanitary sewer system maps. Generates reports and/or sketches for the mapping group to update Department’s utility system maps.
Maintains daily logs; prepares working sketches and drawings; may also research construction drawings.
Assist construction crews with emergency shut downs of the water and sewer system as needed.
Performs all other related duties as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
High school diploma or G. E. D. preferably supplemented by relevant course work in engineering, surveying, and use of personal computers.
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 surveying techniques and ability to use surveying equipment.
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 maintain excellent records of field investigation.
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 class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.


? The above position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Water Distribution or Wastewater Collection License.


Allows maximum of 5% above grade 15.

? 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
$13.55 - $21.01/hr | Annual: $28,184 - $43,700
Ends: September 28, 2017
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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.

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.

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.

Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Monroe
Ends: October 20, 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.

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.