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

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Ends: November 2, 2017
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Salary range by position:

Watershed Plant Operator Class I: $41,000 - $54,600

Watershed Plant Operator Class II: $38,300 - $47,900

Watershed Plant Operator 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.

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=5417

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

City of Atlanta
$40,600 - $50,800
Ends: November 2, 2017
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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.

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=5417

Watershed Plant Operator Class I, II, III & Trainee (Drinking Water)

City of Atlanta
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Ends: October 26, 2017
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Salary range by position:

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

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

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

Trainee: $27,040 - $30,800

 

General Description and Classification Standards

Provides continuous, economical, and maintains EPA compliance of the drinking water for the citizens of the Atlanta area. Operates, monitors, maintains, and trouble-shoots the water treatment facility and its processes in an effort to prevent violations and to keep the water safe. 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 an influential level for operations and attainable by any incumbents in a work group who possessed the required minimum qualifications and demonstrates 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 minimal supervision. May assist in training, orienting, or observing lower level associate, apprentice, or semi-skilled employee in the group.

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

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

·         Assists in the performance of regular and unscheduled maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment and machinery. Conducts the necessary weekly 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 plant and pump stations.

·         Trains individuals of proper procedures in maintaining the City's water facilities.

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 drinking water treatment plant; knowledge of the machinery and process used for drinking water 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 drinking water 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 water 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 drinking water plant or a related area.

Preferred Education & Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

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

Licensures and Certifications

·         Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License required.  

·         Class I Water License required.

·         Forklift Certification desirable.

Class II - Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

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

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

Preferred Education & Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

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

·         Must be able to receive Class 1 license with 12 months.

Licensures and Certifications

·         Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License required. 

·         Class II Water License required.

·         Forklift Certification desirable.

Class III - Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

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

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

Preferred Education & Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

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

·         Must be able to receive Class 2 license within 12 months.

Licensures and Certifications

·         Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License required. 

·         Class III Water License required.

·         Forklift Certification desirable.

Trainee – Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

Preferred Education & Experience

High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

Licensures and Certifications

·         Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License required. 

·         Must obtain a Class III License within one year of employment 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=5376

Water Distribution Field Service Specialist

City of Monroe
$30,437.00 to $45,655.00
Ends: January 10, 2018
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
JOB POSTING
WATER DISTRIBUTION FIELD SERVICE SPECIALIST
Posted: 10/9/2017
End Date: open until filled

The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of Water Distribution Field Service Specialist. This position is responsible for all technical aspects related to water leakage on customer service lines and troubleshooting of water meters.

Qualified applicants must:
? High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or equivalent combination of related training and experience.
? Possession of a Georgia Water Distribution license, Georgia DOT approved flagging certification, Competent Person(s) certification. Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
? Knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of water distribution lines and related structures and facilities.
? Knowledge of safety policies and procedures for the maintenance and repair of water distribution service lines and mains.
? Knowledge of construction techniques and water distribution/service maintenance methods.
? Knowledge of procedures for making water distribution taps.
? Knowledge of procedures for the repair of water distribution/service lines.
? Skill in the use of such tools as pipe locators, leak locators, fusion tools, and various hand tools.
? Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one or two years.
? Ability to communicate orally with customers, clients or the public in either a face-to-face, one-to-one setting or by using a telephone.
? Ability to measure distance using a tape measure or other measuring device.
? Ability to comprehend and make inferences from written material, such as operations and procedures manuals and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
? Ability to make decisions based on system knowledge and understanding of water distribution system requirements.
? Ability to learn job-related material through oral instruction and observation or through structured lecture and reading. This learning takes place in either an on-the-job training setting or in a classroom setting.
? Ability to travel across rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces.
? Ability to work in hazardous conditions in the water distribution system using appropriate protective equipment.
? Ability to set up or remove barricades, traffic cones, or similar objects.
? Ability to maintain a Georgia Water Distribution license and other licenses required for the assigned work activities associated with this job position.

The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary range for this position is from $30,437.00 to $45,655.00. Actual starting salary within this range is dependent upon applicant’s qualifications. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 215 N. Broad Street, Monroe, GA 30655 or printed from the City website at www.monroega.com (under Quick Links/Employment Opportunities). A full job description with includes a list of essential duties and responsibilities is available at City Hall. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application, but may be attached. Completed job applications must be returned to/received by City Hall at the above address or by mail to City of Monroe, attn.: HR, PO Box 1249, Monroe, GA, 30655, no later than 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.

Watershed Inspector, Sr (OLIO)

City of Atlanta
$34,700 to $43,400
Ends: November 4, 2017
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Watershed Inspector, Senior

The purpose of this job is inspect and monitor construction projects to ensure that work is being done according to applicable plans and specifications. Duties include, but are not limited to: conducting inspections; reviewing plans; maintaining records and files; preparing drawings; preparing reports; and investigating problems.

Examples of Responsibilities & Duties:

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

Administrative Duties:

  • Performs grading construction, and erosion control inspections of construction sites to ensure compliance with Federal, State and City codes, ordinances and regulations.
  • Records and maintains daily records of activities, including personnel, equipment and materials.
  • Reviews construction plans and specifications, contract documents, plat cards, and other documents as necessary to monitor projects and ensure conformance with rules, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Maintains accurate records of material usage, reviews and verifies requests for payments/invoices, and performs other duties as necessary to ensure accurate payment to Contractors.
  • Prepares as-built drawings due to field changes.
  • Prepares reports, memos, and other documents; develops and maintains related files.
  • Reviews proposal construction documents for potential rewriting and city compliance.
  • Communication:
  • Communicates effectively with departmental personnel, management and outside professionals.
  • Coordinates work activities between contractors, engineers, site operations and project manager.

Quality Assurance:

  • Conducts on-site inspections to ensure construction work is performed in conformance with specifications and plans.
  • Attends pre-construction, progress, and other meetings as necessary to monitor construction projects.
  • Marginal Job Functions
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in Engineering or Building Construction or related filed required
  • Three years in surveying, construction, or engineering 
  • Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. 
  • Must possess a valid Georgia driver's license
  • Must have Georgia Water Distribution Operator License.

 

Knowledge of Job:

Has considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of the City and the various department operations and functions. Has considerable knowledge of construction management, and engineering practices, policies and procedures as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities. Has considerable knowledge of all applicable laws, ordinances, policies, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the job. Ability to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, and operations as they pertain to departmental and construction operations and activities. Is able to effectively communicate and interact with subordinates, contractors, management, employees, and members of the general public and all other groups involved in the activities of the City as they relate to the department. Ability to prepare and present detailed reports, analyses, and recommendations. Ability to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear, and effective manner. Have good organizational, management, human relations, and technical skills. Is able to use independent judgment and discretion in managing subordinates including the handling of emergency situations, determining and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, maintaining standards, and resolving problems. Has the ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures, and related information. Ability to understand and interpret construction management and engineering reports and related materials. Ability to utilize and understand computer applications and techniques as necessary in completing of daily assignments. Ability to perform less complex engineering calculations and computations.

 

 

Apply at the link below:
Careers Website - EXTERNAL using Resume Required Application Form - External 
Link to job posting: 
http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=4755

 

Watershed Inspector (OLIO

City of Atlanta
$31,400 to $39,300
Ends: November 4, 2017
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The purpose of this job is to oversee the delivery of and perform skilled inspections of city and contracted construction projects. Duties include, but are not limited to: inspecting projects; maintaining records and logs; preparing schedules; investigating complaints and reports; and performing additional tasks as assigned.

Examples of Responsibilities & Duties:

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

Administrative Duties:

• Oversees, inspects, and assesses construction projects.

• Performs inspections of construction sites to ensure compliance with federal, sate, and city codes, ordinances, and regulations.

• Ensures that contractors are current with required permits.

• Maintains listing of projects and areas in need of repair.

• Prepares reports and supporting documentation, as needed; drafts resolutions for repairs.

• Updates and approves utility permits.

• Approves plans for construction contractors.

Communication:

• Responds to questions, complaints and requests for information by telephone, in person or by mail from customers, employees, and department heads.

• Confers with property owners and utility companies regarding the effect of construction work on their property.

• Answers telephone utilizing accepted format; provides information, advice and guidance; takes and relays messages and/or directs calls to appropriate personnel.

• Greets visitors and directs to appropriate person or department.

Record Keeping and Documentation:

• Reviews and verifies multiple reports and documents.

• Maintains logs and records.


Marginal Job Functions

• Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required, Associate's degree in Engineering or Building Construction preferred; 
  • Two years of surveying, engineering or construction management experience; 
  • Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. 
  • Must possess a valid Georgia driver's license. 
  • Must possess a Georgia Water Distribution Operator license.

Knowledge of Job:

Has knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of engineering and inspection as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities. Has general knowledge of all applicable laws, ordinances, policies, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the job. Ability to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, operations, as they pertain to departmental and construction inspection operations and activities. Is able to effectively communicate and interact with contractors, management, employees, members of the general public and all other groups involved in the activities of the City as they relate to the department. Is able to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner. Has good human relations, and technical skills. Has the ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures, and related information. Ability to read, understand and interpret construction and engineering reports, blue prints, plans, specifications and ability to make less difficult, field and office engineering computations. Ability to work above and make independent decisions concerning construction projects. Ability to utilized and understand computer applications and techniques as necessary in the completion of daily assignments.

 

 

Apply at the link below:
Careers Website - EXTERNAL using Resume Required Application Form - External 
Link to job posting: 
http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=4755

 

Process Control Technician Senior

City of Atlanta
$38,300 - $47,900
Ends: October 24, 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, electrical high 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 and electrical schematics; 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

·         Equivalent combination of education and experience considered on case by case basis

Preferred Education & Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

·         5-6 years’ experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of electronic and related equipment

·         Equivalent combination of education and experience considered on case by case basis

Licensures and Certifications

‘Certified Controls System Technician’ (CCST) Level 1 ISA Certification 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=5377

Maintenance Mechanic

CCWA
Ends: January 4, 2018
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Position: Maintenance Mechanic

Date Needed: Immediately

City: Carrollton

Location: Georgia

Country: United States

Primary Category: Maintenance Mechanic

Salary: Commensurate with experience and certifications

Type of Position: Full Time

Education Requirement: High School / GED

Experience Requirement: A Maintenance related certificate from a college or technical school or minimum of two years related experience and/or training in the maintenance field is required.

 

CCWA is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic that will be responsible for troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining a variety of electrical motors, pumps, valves, engines, chemical feeders, and hydraulic equipment for the purpose of ensuring continuous water and wastewater system operations.  This position will require the employee to be on-call.  This position requires the ability to monitor, troubleshoot, diagnose, and perform preventative maintenance and repair work on equipment vital to operations of CCWA’s water and wastewater plants and systems.  Requirements include: high school diploma or equivalent; valid driver’s license;  maintenance related certificate from a college or technical school or minimum of two years related experience and/or training in the maintenance field.

 

CCWA offers competitive wages and benefits, including health/dental/ vision insurance, wage increases for operators earning higher license certification, performance incentive bonuses, defined benefit pension plan, 457(b) investment plan, vacation and sick leave plus educational assistance.

 

How to Apply / Contact

Please send cover letter and resume to gakins@ccwageorgia.com

Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Monroe
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Ends: January 2, 2018
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC


JOB POSTING


WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
Posted: 10/3/2017
End Date: Open 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 ranges for these positions are Level III $30,437.00 to $45,655.00 – Level II $33,247 to
$50,923.00 – Level I $34,988 to $53,589.00. Actual starting salary within these ranges is
dependent upon applicant’s qualifications. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 215 N.
Broad Street, Monroe, GA 30655 or printed from the City website at www.monroega.com
(under 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, postaccident, post rehabilitation, and routine fitness-for-duty (random) drug testing.

Wastewater Plant Operator

City of McDonough
$12.38 per hour for trainee, $14.33 per hour for C
Ends: January 1, 2018
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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:  Open until filled

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.

 

CLASS 1 WASTEWATER OPERATOR/SUPERVISOR

Water Utility Management
Ends: December 21, 2017
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                Water Utility Management, LLC.

 

CLASS 1 WASTEWATER OPERATOR/SUPERVISOR

 

 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Under immediate supervision or general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of Water Utility Management’s (WUM) sanitary sewer systems and wastewater treatment plants.

 

Have the ability to supervise the operation and maintenance of multiple wastewater treatment systems over various Counties, developing long range plans for wastewater needs and managing the design and construction of facilities and mains.

 

Supervises the work of subordinate personnel engaged in operation of wastewater treatment plants and distribution systems; hires, directs, evaluates, promotes, and disciplines.

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

The wastewater operator may or may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

 

  1. Operate and adjust controls on treatment plant equipment and machinery, such as valves, pumps and motors.
  2. Grease and clean plant equipment; read and interpret meters and gauges; regulate plant effluent.
  3. Monitor, repair, and maintain wastewater system lift stations; remove debris; disassemble and clean pumps; perform minor repairs when necessary.
  4. Respond to emergency calls as needed; locate problems and operate sewer cleaning equipment to clear stoppages.
  5. Collect samples and perform various lab tests.
  6. Inspect and make repairs to plant equipment.
  7. Perform general plant maintenance work such as sweeping, cleaning, sanding and painting of equipment and facilities.
  8. Assist in operating video inspection system.
  9. Perform general grounds maintenance work.
  10. Rod sanitary sewers; install and repair sanitary sewer laterals and trunk lines.
  11. Enter and work in permitted confined spaces and underground trenches.
  12. Locate, mark and notify sewer lines per UPC (Utilities Protection Center) requirements.
  13. Observe and enforce safety precautions.
  14. May temporarily be assigned to work with other WUM departments as needed.
  15. Operate trucks, tractors and other motorized equipment of comparable size and complexity.
  16. Perform related duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

 

Knowledge of

Basic principles and practices of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic system. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices. Motor vehicle, generators, pumps, gauges, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, detection devices, mobile radio, phone, calculator, and a variety of lab equipment. Operation and routine maintenance of wastewater treatment equipment and sanitary sewers. Wastewater sampling and routine process control tests. Mechanical, electrical and hydraulic principles related to the operation of wastewater treatment equipment.

 

Ability to

Perform wastewater treatment plant and sewer system maintenance duties. Operate trucks, tractors, and related equipment efficiently and safely. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Recognize inefficient, unusual or dangerous operating conditions. Work independently in the absence of supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 

Education and Experience Guidelines –

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

 

  1. Hold a high school diploma and have a minimum of 5-years of experience in operating a wastewater treatment facility.
  2. Must possess a Class 1 wastewater certification
  3. Maintain a valid Georgia Class C Driver’s license.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

 

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a field environment; to walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp, and make repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; to climb unusual heights on ladders; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight; to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

 

Environment

Work could be performed in an indoor or outdoor plant and field environment; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors, gases, mechanical and electrical hazards, and all types of weather and temperature conditions; work in or around water; exposure to hazardous traffic conditions; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces and rough terrain; work at heights; operators may be required to respond to emergency and public calls after hours including evenings and weekends.

 

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

 

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Operator

Water Utility Management
Ends: December 21, 2017
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Water Utility Management, LLC.

 

Position: Operator

Department: Operations

Reports To: Operations Manager

Salary: Hourly (Eligible for Overtime)

Salary Range:

 

Position Summary: Performs duties related to maintenance of the area’s potable water and/or wastewater treatment and distribution system in accordance with the federal, state, county, municipal and company policies and standards.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Operates a company vehicle safely and adheres to company driving procedures
  • Make daily rounds of the systems performing a variety of duties pertaining to water and/or wastewater maintenance and operation.
  • Inspect, record and check water source meters and hydro-pneumatic tank pressure & levels  
  • Monitor chemical supplies and change chemical cylinders/containers as required.
  • Maintain written logs and worksheets of treatment operations, compile equipment readings and test results into summary reports.
  • Test water volume and pressure; collect water samples for chlorine, physical and bacterial tests.
  • Inspect, flush, clean and perform minor repairs of water mains, lines and laterals; make taps for new services.
  • Install, repair and replace fire hydrants, valves, meters, meter vaults and boxes.
  • Inspect, service, and repair components of the water and/or wastewater system including pipes, water storage vessels, chemical treatment equipment, circulation pumps, sewer lift stations, valves and other related components
  • Respond to state and local utility locate request within the mandated 72-hour requirement
  • Respond to service orders in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Post door hangers regarding delinquent accounts, responds to lock-outs, turn-ons and performs re-reads
  • Performs On-Call duties and respond to problems related to the distribution system, wells and waste treatment facilities
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Materials, Equipment and Tools:

  • Ability to use pump related equipment, electrical equipment, pneumatic equipment, chain saw, shovels, rakes, face shields, gloves and other equipment as needed.
  • Familiar with diagnostic instruments and ability to test, calibrate and repair complex devices and equipment.
  • Ability to work safely around excavators, back hoes or other construction equipment
  • Smart Phones
  • Laptop Computers and Tablets

 

Other Skills:

  • Dependable, responsible, persistent, energetic, goal oriented, accurate and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills, multi-tasking, team player, dependable, and flexible.
  • Familiar with Outlook and Explorer, Word and Excel
  • Verify emergency equipment/systems are in good operating condition.
  • Assist in personnel ''on the job'' training programs.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Constant exposure to sun, working in various temperatures and high humidity, exposure to noise and vibration, walking on slippery and hard surfaces and exposure to airborne dust.
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects, sit, stoop, maneuver into tight spaces, use fingers and hands with dexterity suitable for normal activities of this position, possess accurate vision acuity to perform duties, and wear suitable protective clothing or equipment.
  • Ability to read and follow verbal and written instructions is required.

 

Special Requirements:

  • A valid drivers’ license
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • State Water Treatment and/or Wastewater Treatment Class III Certification or Operator Distribution Certification. 
  • Previous outdoor experience such as a construction worker, plumber, meter reader or well drilling is a plus.
  • One year minimum computer experience
  • Ability to perform duties in a responsible manner with minimal supervision

 

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

 

Water Operator for 2nd shift

City of Cornelia
Ends: December 19, 2017
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The City of Cornelia has an immediate opening for a Water Operator for 2nd shift. Pay dependent upon current license level.

The purpose of this job is to perform general/technical work functions associated with operating the water treatment plant and to ensure a continuous, adequate supply of potable drinking water meeting federal/state regulations. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: analyzing and treating water; mixing chemicals; performing laboratory tests; operating various pumps and valves; repairing and maintaining machinery and equipment; maintaining records; and performing additional tasks as assigned.

High school diploma or equivalent required with experience in water treatment systems maintenance or operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Prefer Class III water license or above.
For full job description, please go to corneliageorgia.org, under HR, Job opportunities. Please submit resume to dfeorino@corneliageorgia.org and/or down load application from City Website.


 

Pollution Control Monitor, Sr. - SSO

Ends: December 12, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Monitors and protects the public health and waters of the State, by inspection of wastewater and stormwater systems for the City of Atlanta. Inspects sites, structures or facilities to ensure proper compliance and reporting of sanitary sewer spills, monitors compliance, operation and maintenance of system facilities, and ensures proper cleanup and disposal of public health concerns. This position is capable of carrying out most assignments typical of the position or specialty with limited guidance or review.  This position would be considered attainable by any incumbents in a work group who demonstrate the necessary knowledge, ability, and performance.  This team member’s position could be in a specialty work group or could be part of a general or specialized work team.

Supervision Received

Works under  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.

  • Inspects assets, easements, and right of ways related to sanitary sewer spills and compliance to ensure proper design, operations and maintenance of the sanitary system and to protect public health.
  • Assists staff to remediates spill sites by removing debris, disinfecting areas to ensure proper cleanup and disposal of related sanitary debris.
  • Completes service requests, work orders and makes reports.
  • Performs QA/QC checks in designated areas to ensure completion of inspections and accurate data entry.
  • Maintains, tracks, and documents spill reports, weekly reports, and monthly report. Inputs and updates work in progress mailings. 
  • Responds to sewer overflows in the City of Atlanta sewer collection system and assists spill response personnel on rotating on call after hours shifts.
  • Prioritizes the work-load and repair of equipment to ensure tasks can be completed efficiently. Evaluates safety issues related to work and equipment repair and ensure that all safety procedures are followed.
  • Monitors historical problem sites due to precipitation through web sites and rain gauges throughout the City for site inspection and field actions;
  • Locates, identifies and inspects asset issues. Notifies inspectors and visits spills at facilities or sites in the service area. Locates new issues for correction. 
  • Monitors and protects the water ways of the State, by inspection of creeks and storm water drainage systems within the City of Atlanta.
  • Attends meetings with modeling staff, IJ partners, gathers and disperses information from these meetings.
  • Conducts color dye tests, sonar tests for flow and blockage results.
  • Administers code enforcement of the Wastewater ordinance from field operative perspective and ensures ordinance compliance. Protects the City of Atlanta's domestic sanitary sewer system from illegal discharges.  
  • Performs enforcement actions, inspects, monitors, and tests sanitary sewer connections throughout the City of Atlanta and some surrounding municipalities to ensure compliance with city, state, and federal water pollution regulations.
  • Requests quotes for equipment and supplies and submits purchasing paperwork for approval.
  • Visits and inspects sites or facilities for customer satisfaction. 
  • Maintain compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and rules associated with environmental health. 
  • Completes performance evaluations for employees under supervision (committals, mid-cycle, and annual).
  • Maintains valid drivers license and complies with City vehicle policies.
  • Keeps and manages an inventory of equipment and supplies

Decision Making

Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. May allocate resources and make decisions for time management within organization guidelines

Leadership Provided

Provides guidance and training as required to staff on safety, equipment, and employee development.

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 time management; knowledge of gravity pipe line construction practices and terminology; knowledge of wastewater terminology; knowledge of the following Engineering disciplines: mechanical, civil, chemical, biological, environmental.
  • Skill in operating a motor vehicle
  • Skill in operating a computer and software
  • Skills in problem solving
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the field; ability to speak clearly and concisely in public and among staff members; ability to create business forms and letters and compose reports; ability to operate field equipment such as: sewer cameras, smart phones, etc.; ability to withstand extreme temperature and environment changes and physically demanding conditions; ability to understand scientific terms; ability to make independent judgment in absence of supervision; ability to technically communicate issues
  • Ability to work overtime on rotating on call shifts

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • 1 year of experience in wastewater inspections, wastewater monitoring, and/or compliance activities.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Associates Degree in Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, or one of the Earth Sciences
  • 5 years' of experience in site inspections, wastewater systems, and/or compliance activities.
  • GACE (Georgia Association of Code Enforcement Officials) certification

Licensures and Certifications

  • Valid State of Georgia Driver's License required and must remain valid while in this classification. 
  • State of Georgia wastewater collection system license or ability to obtain license in 12 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.

Job duties will require being conducted in inclement weather year round, working some nights as overtime on rotating on call shifts,  traveling on foot through areas with no developed access and steep slopes,  lifting 20 pounds and using hammers, rakes and shovels.

 

Apply at the link below:
Careers Website - EXTERNAL using Resume Required Application Form - External 
Link to job posting: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=4755
Careers Website - INTERNAL using Resume Required Application Form - External 
Link to job posting: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=37&rid=4755

Wastewater Operator Opening

Jackson County Water & Sewerage Authority
$39,700 to $55,000 annually
Ends: December 10, 2017
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Wastewater Operator Opening

 

The Jackson County Water & Sewerage Authority (“Authority”) is seeking a full-time Wastewater System Operator in the Wastewater Services Department.

This is a skilled technical job requiring extensive knowledge of wastewater treatment involving the efficient operation of the Authority’s wastewater collection system and treatment facility. Incumbents continually ensure compliance with state and federal permits. A detailed job description is available  on the Authority’s website, www.jcwsa.com, or you may  e-mail Karen Johnson in Human Resources at kjohnson@jcwsa.com.

 A High School Diploma or GED is required. One (1) year experience in the field of wastewater treatment plant operations is preferred, with a Class 3 (or higher) Georgia Wastewater treatment license. Must possess a valid Georgia Driver's License (Class C) and have a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record. The incumbent must submit to a comprehensive criminal background check and pass a pre-employment drug screening.

Employees of the Authority enjoy an excellent salary and benefits package. The salary range for this position is presently $39,700 to $55,000 annually, DOQ.

The Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer participates in Georgia’s E-Verify

FULL-TIME CLASS III WELL OPERATOR

The Unified Government of Cusseta-Chattahoochee
Ends: December 7, 2017
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The Unified Government of Cusseta-Chattahoochee County seeks a Skilled

FULL-TIME CLASS III WELL OPERATOR

for the Water Dept.

Must Hold a current Class III Water Treatment License; have a current valid driver’s license; a GED or HS Diploma; pass a drug screen and a Criminal Background check; be able to lift 50lbs, willing to work hard in all types of weather. Submit resume to: Tom Bickel, Water Works Director, 215 McNaughton St, Cusseta, GA 31805, telephone: 706-989-3422; fax: 706-989-2005 or email to admin@ugoccc.com.

 

                               UGOCCC is an EOE

PUMP STATION TECHNICIAN

Gainesville, Ga
Hourly: $12.92 - $20.02 Annual: $26,873 - $41,641
Ends: December 6, 2017
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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
To apply for this job, please visit our website at www.gainesville.org
PUMP STATION TECHNICIAN DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES
Posting Date: August, 29, 2017
Job Code: 509-4900
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Grade: 0015 – Non-Exempt
Pay Range:
Hourly: $12.92 - $20.02
Annual: $26,873 - $41,641
Work Status: Full Time

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

JOB SUMMARY
Maintains, inspects, services and repairs all pump stations totaling to assure wastewater is continually pumped from sources to the treatment plant.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Inspects pump stations to assure they are operating properly; pulls and cleans pumps; pulls sewer lines and cleans wet wells; removes debris harmful to pumps or the plant operations.
Performs maintenance on all pumps according to schedules set or as necessary.
Exercise standby generators to ensure proper operation.
Performs preventive maintenance on vehicle as scheduled.
Performs drawdown test on pumps to maintain pump efficiency semi-annually.
Records pump run times and other pump station performance criteria daily.
Performs other related duties as required.
Employee subject to recall to duty in case of emergency.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
One year experience in a related field.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.

Licenses and Certifications:
Must possess a valid Class C Georgia driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record.
Level III Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate preferred.
Level II Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist Certificate preferred.
Water Distribution System Operator License preferred.
Wastewater Collection System Operator License preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the operations and processes of pumps and lift stations.
Knowledge of repairing pumps and sewer lines.
Ability to maintain and repair pumps and other equipment.

? 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 15.

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 CONSERVATION SPECIALIST

Gainesville, Ga
Hourly:$15.69-$24.32 Annual:$32,635 - $50,585
Ends: December 6, 2017
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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
WATER CONSERVATION SPECIALIST DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES
Posting Date: August 2, 2017
Job Code: 485-4970
Closing Date: Open Until filled
Grade: 0019 – Non-Exempt
Pay Range:
Hourly:$15.69-$24.32
Annual:$32,635 - $50,585
Work Status: Full Time

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

JOB SUMMARY
Manages the Water Conservation, environmental education and Adopt-A-Stream programs. Develops and implements a public education program that informs government staff, watershed stakeholders and the general public on water resource protection, conservation, and other water-related issues.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops and implements the City of Gainesville’s water conservation program. Conducts presentations, organizes workshops and other outreach activities. Also develops and distributes water resource educational materials to meet the needs of the Department of Water Resources and governing bodies.
Monitors water use of residential and commercial water accounts. Generate periodic reports of program’s progress for internal use as well as to meet any state of Georgia requirements.
Conducts water assessments for residential and commercial accounts to increase efficient water usage. Tracks and reports water usage data targeting above normal water use on residential and/or commercial accounts.
Receives and responds to requests, complaints, concerns, and general inquiries from the City Council, the public, business interests, civic organizations, environmental activists and other interested entities; provides resolution within prescribed area of responsibility.
Coordinates with staff and affiliated groups on marketing initiatives to actively promote the programs/promotions of the Environmental Services Division and regional projects. Identifies additional or improved programming needs and recommends enhancements for programs accordingly from knowledge attained from networking.
Performs public relations activities in representing the City and presenting information to citizens, businesses, civic groups, and related entities in a variety of forums, e.g., newsletters, broadcast media, advertisement, public and educational presentations, and annual festivals.
Oversees and tracks the plumbing retrofit program.
Tracks and implements State outdoor water use plan.
Monitor lake levels in relation to intake locations.
Implements water conservation practices as outlined by governing documents from federal, state, and local administration.
Monitor “pumped to system” water production.
Assist in writing grant applications to fund specialized education projects for the Department of Water Resources.
Coordinate with finance division regarding Water Conservation Rate pricing.
Performs simple preventive maintenance on City vehicles; assists with general custodial duties in the laboratory.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree, preferably in one of the physical sciences or an environmental related field; supplemented by two years progressively knowledgeable and skilled experience in public education, preferably as such relates to environmental awareness.
Two years experience in related field.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.

Licenses and Certifications:
Valid State of Georgia Class C Driver’s License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local rules, regulations, ordinances, and other regulatory standards applicable to the work.
Interpersonal, leadership, and communications skills; ability to communicate professionally verbally, in writing, and in presentations.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations and communications with consultants, private interest, vendors, departmental officials, civic and community interest groups, and the general public.
Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction.

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.

WRF SHIFT SUPERVISOR DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES

Gainesville, Ga
Hourly: $16.47 - $25.53 Annual: $34,257 - $53,102
Ends: December 6, 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: $16.47 - $25.53
Annual: $34,257 - $53,102
Work Status: Full Time

*Posting updated 6/27/17 to reflect new pay ranges that go into effect 7/3/17.
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.

WTP Shift Supervisor

Gainesville, Ga
Hourly: $16.47 - $25.53 Annual: $34,257 - $53,102
Ends: December 6, 2017
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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
WTP SHIFT SUPERVISOR DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES
Posting Date: January 13, 2016*
Job Code: 533-4437
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Grade: 0020 – Non-Exempt
Pay Range:
Hourly: $16.47 - $25.53
Annual: $34,257 - $53,102
Work Status: Full Time

*Posting updated 6/27/17 to reflect new pay ranges that go into effect 7/3/17.
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.
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 water treatment.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.

Licenses and Certifications:
Class 1 Georgia Water Operator License
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices for the operation of plant equipment and related measures and testing devices.
Knowledge of the instruments and procedures of water testing.
Knowledge of mathematical formulas and the ability to calculate the amounts of chemicals needed to purify water.
Knowledge of the safety precautions used in chemical analysis.
Knowledge of records maintenance applied to plant operations.
Ability to read and interpret charts.
Ability to perform routine and emergency maintenance.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinate staff.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Must be able to climb up to seventy (70) stairs 05/08.

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.

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

City of Monroe
$30,437.00 to $53,589.00
Ends: December 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 – from $30,437.00 to $53,589.00.  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.

 

DESIGN AND PERMITTING SECTION CHIEF DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES

Gainesville, Ga
Hourly - $31.71 - $47.58 Annual - $65,956 - $98,96
Ends: November 30, 2017
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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
To apply for this job, please visit our website at www.gainesville.org
DESIGN AND PERMITTING SECTION CHIEF DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES
Posting Date:August 23, 2017
Job Code:433-4970
Closing Date:Open Until Filled
Grade:1230 - Exempt
Pay Range:
Hourly - $31.71 - $47.58
Annual - $65,956 - $98,966
Work Status:Full Time
JOB AVAILABLE OCTOBER 1, 2017

JOB SUMMARY
Plan, organize, direct and manage the engineering design function of facility improvements for the Department of Water Resources and for other City Departments as assigned. Supports the Engineering and Construction Division Manager by supervising and managing the Design and Permitting section which includes development review, permitting and backflow prevention.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages and directs design staff in surveying, engineering design, bidding, contractor selection and construction management for utility improvements and other City infrastructure projects as assigned.
Manages and directs permitting staff responsible for engineering review, permitting and final approval of all developments connecting to City water and wastewater systems; insures compliance with Local ordinances and State regulations.
Manages and directs backflow prevention staff to meet Local ordinances and State regulations; insures public health and safety for water customers.
Plans, organizes and staffs key office positions to support overall department and city goals and objectives.
Schedules, assigns and directs the work of section staff. Responsible for personnel transactions such as hiring, wage increases, promotions and transfer recommendations to Department Director. Also responsible for training, performance evaluations, counseling, and disciplining staff.
Monitors/controls overall quantity and quality of work performed by staff through immediate or administrative direction. Ensures all city and departmental policies, procedures, standards, etc. are enforced.

Identifies and implements professional development training of section staff.
Assists in the preparation and implementation of the Engineering and Construction Division budget.
Works with the Division Manager and other Section Chief to establish division objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of city policy.
Evaluates need for outside technical services such as surveying, geotechnical, archeological, etc., selects consultant and determines scope of work; approves cost of work.
Provides project management during the planning, development, design and construction phases of a variety of utility improvement projects including water and wastewater infrastructure projects.
Works as Engineering and Construction Division liaison with developers, contractors, state regulators, other governments, industries, and other entities having contact with the Department of Water Resources. Negotiates disputes covered by established policies and procedures. Makes recommendations on matters not covered by specific policies and guidelines.
Handles customer complaints concerning utility services, coordinates activities with all divisions of the Department and other City, County, and State Departments when an engineering problem arises.
Prepares applications for State and Federal funding programs such as GEFA, SRF and grant assistance programs.
Prepares requests for proposals, develops scope of services, evaluates and recommends selection of engineer consultants. Subsequently, provides all project management functions related to a variety of technical projects for the Department of Water Resources and other City departments as assigned.
Schedules projects, prepares cost estimates, prepares requests for bids, conducts bidding process and recommends award of contract to City Council.
Works closely with the Construction and Project Section Chief during the design and construction phase of projects, makes periodic site visits during construction to review work, answer questions and direct construction activities. Approves necessary changes during construction that may arise.
Works closely with the other engineering staff during master planning and hydraulic modeling of distribution and collection systems.
Coordinates with other governmental agencies for required utility easements and permits necessary for a successful and complete project.
Performs other related duties as required.

Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, preferably in Civil, Structural or Environmental.
Ten to fifteen years of Professional Engineering experience in the water and wastewater field.
Experience in water and wastewater facility design and project management with a successful history of controlling cost, implementing schedules and supervising personnel.
Any equivalent combination of education and technical experience to meet the above-stated minimum qualifications.

Licenses and Certifications:
Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Georgia or Registered Professional Engineer in a state having reciprocity with Georgia.
Valid Class C Driver’s License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
Any equivalent combination of certifications or technical experience to meet the above-stated minimum qualification is acceptable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the methods, principles, and practices associated with civil engineering and utility construction.
Knowledge of local codes, ordinances and State and Federal laws affecting municipalities.
Knowledge of land and construction surveying, hydraulics, site design and building construction.
Knowledge of all phases of water and sewer design to include studies, engineering reports,
preliminary and final design, preparation of contract documents and technical specifications, bidding and contract award, easement and right-of-way acquisition and construction administration.
Knowledge of sizing water and sanitary sewer lines and pump stations.
Skill in interpreting and writing contract documents.
Ability to provide personnel supervision, strategic planning, budgeting, interviewing and selection of candidates.
Ability to provide day to day management of the Design Services section consisting of professional and staff engineers, engineering technicians, AutoCAD operators and support staff.
Ability to read and interpret construction and development plans and specifications.
Ability to prepare cost estimates and estimate bid quantities.
Ability in computer applications for civil engineering, including computer aided drafting and design, hydraulic modeling, spreadsheets and word processing.

Ability to organize, schedule and manage design teams and survey crews related to utility design and construction.
Ability to deal effectively with the general public, City Council and County Commission, developers, and consulting engineers.
Ability to plan, direct and manage a number of diverse but related activities.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to make public presentations.
Ability to make decisions and recommendations which impact project success while remaining within project schedule and budget.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of the Department of Water Resources, Public Works Department, Gainesville and Hall County Planning Departments, Hall County Engineering Department, Georgia Department of Transportation, Solid Waste, Soil and Water Conservation Service, other State and Federal agencies and utilities.

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.

Laboratory Analyst/Manager

City of Loganville
Ends: November 26, 2017

WATER POLLUTION CONTROL, SHIFT SUPERVISOR

City of Albany
Ends: November 20, 2017
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CITY OF ALBANY, GEORGIA
CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION
CLASSIFICATION TITLE: WATER POLLUTION CONTROL, SHIFT SUPERVISOR

PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION
The purpose of this classification is to perform supervisory and specialized work functions associated with wastewater treatment plant operations and maintenance; and to ensure Water Pollution Control operations are followed in order to protect the citizens of Albany/Dougherty County, the environment, and waters of the State of Georgia.

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

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals; maintains training and certification/recertification; leads safety discussions/trainings.

Organizes and prioritizes division workload; prepares work schedules to provide adequate coverage; makes work assignments; monitors status of work in progress; inspects completed work; provides advice, guidance, and technical expertise to staff members.

Supervises wastewater treatment plant processes and equipment operations per established procedures to ensure treatment of wastewater in accordance with federal/state regulations.

Monitors plant effluent quality to ensure that plant operates within established laws and standards; prepares Discharge Monitoring Reports; maintains required logs/information.

Reviews documentation maintained by staff members; records instrument readings and test results; maintains logs and records of test results, meter readings, chemical applications, and other data.

Supervises and monitors treatment process; collects wastewater samples for laboratory analysis; performs in-house testing of samples; operates electrical and mechanical controls which regulate flow of waste materials through various stages of operations; performs operational adjustments on gauges and controls as necessary.

Performs chlorine analysis; checks chlorine feed rates and makes adjustments as necessary; changes chlorine cylinders.

Check and document CSO outfalls on weekends and holidays; dispatches sewer trouble calls after hours; records all information.

Supervises sludge disposal; monitors pumping of sludge from tanks to digesters; opens/closes valves for sludge being transferred; monitors levels of sludge in digesters; coordinates sludge handling and disposal with sub-contractor(s).

Monitors lift station telemetry system; operates computer to open and close lift station.

Operates various machinery, equipment and tools associated with wastewater treatment plant operations, which may include a utility truck, golf cart, hoist, pumps, skimmer, blower, meters, air compressor, conveyor, shovel, hoe, mechanic tools, and other hand/power tools.

Oversees inventory of departmental equipment, chemicals, and supplies; initiates requests for new or replacement materials; supervises maintenance of departmental equipment and machinery to ensure proper operations; reports faulty equipment for repair.

Processes a variety of documentation associated with departmental operations, per established procedures and within designated timeframes; distributes documentation or maintains records as appropriate.

Compiles and/or monitors various administrative and/or statistical data pertaining to departmental operations; performs research as needed; makes applicable calculations; analyzes trends; generates manual and/or computerized reports; balances reports; forwards/maintains as appropriate.

Prepares and/or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, checklists, logs, work orders, performance appraisals, or other documents; forwards or maintains as appropriate; maintains file system of department records
Receives various forms, reports, checklists, logs, manuals, time records, blueprints, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, approves, forwards or retains as appropriate.

Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data; makes corrections as appropriate; uses knowledge of various software programs to operate a computer in an effective, efficient manner.

Communicates with employees, city departments, contractors, vendors, engineers, regulatory agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, and give or receive advice/direction.

Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information; takes and relays messages; responds to requests for service, information and/or assistance from employees, officials, the public or other individuals.
Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations, to include providing information, researching problems, initiating telephone calls, etc.

Schedules and conducts staff meetings and training classes; prepares educational materials for training purposes.
Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends/advances in the profession; reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS
Responds to emergency situations after hours as needed. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Associate’s degree in Waste Water Treatment or related field preferred; additionally, three (3) years previous experience and/or training involving wastewater plant operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain valid Class I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License.

PERFORMANCE APTITUDES
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to evaluate, audit, deduce, and/or assess data using established criteria. Includes exercising discretion in determining actual or probable consequences and in referencing such evaluation to identify and select alternatives.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to perform in a supervisory capacity over subordinate supervisors.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate and control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials requiring complex and rapid adjustments.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations with fractions; may include ability to compute discount, interest, and ratios; may include ability to calculate surface areas, volumes, weights, and measures.
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.

ADA COMPLIANCE
Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert moderate, though not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, or disease.
The City of Albany, Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Albany, Georgia will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Level – 8
Exempt Code – EX1
APP FAM – PT
W/C Code – 7580

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

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

Wastewater Treatment Plant Lead Operator

City of Villa Rica
Ends: December 31, 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.