Job Openings

Water Treatment Operator Class III

Polk County Water Authority
Ends: January 31, 2018
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Polk County Water Authority is located in Cedartown, Georgia approximately 60 miles Northwest of Atlanta, Georgia.  Polk County Water Authority was founded in 1964 and serves the unincorporated portion of the county. 

POSITION TITLE: Water Treatment Operator Class III

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years of related experience.
  • State of Georgia Class III Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate.
  • Valid State Driver’s License.
  • Must be available for overtime and weekend work.

SALARY INFORMATION:

Compensation will be based on experience and certifications held.

Complete benefit package available.

 

Polk County Water Authority is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  All employees are subject to random drug screens.

 

Interested applicants may contact Jill Price at 770-748-6001, ext 202 or via email at jill.price@polkwaterauthority.com

Resumes may be sent to jill.price@polkwaterauthority.com

All applications and resumes must be received by January 31, 2018.  Interviews with potential candidates will be held February 6-8, 2018 by appointment. 

 

Cost Engineer, Sr

City of Atlanta
Commensurate with Experience
Ends: December 27, 2017
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General Description

 

Skilled Sr. Cost Engineer with extensive experience providing financial analysis and cost support as a key member of Project Teams. Talented at working with key stakeholder groups to gain an understanding of project requirements to provide insightful cost management and proper execution forecasting tools. Well-versed in monitoring preparing and reporting capital costs in monthly forecasts cash flows and estimates at completion of a project.

 

Supervision Received

 

Candidates will be working under limited direction, performing professional level technical expertise in preparing total construction cost estimates at different stages of project design, from preliminary through final design document development.  

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Qualified candidate will be responsible for ensuring the full integration of scope, schedule, costs, risk, and resources.
  • Establishing budgets and engineer estimates for construction of large-scale projects; performing cost impact analysis related to the project/contract potential and/or directing change orders for comparison with cost trending analysis.
  • They will be expected to mee t all required deadlines for the project, and will be responsible for client maintenance. Additionally, candidate may be asked to be on value engineering studies as a team member and assist with developing cost information for VE alternatives.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in engineering or equivalent combination of technical training and/or experience
  • 10 years experience estimating infrastructure projects specifically Water/Wastewater plants and pipeline work
  • Certifications: CCP, CEP, ASPE, Nationally Accredited certification is a Plus
  • Local estimating experience in the southeast is preferred
  • Proficient with all CSI Divisions
  • Proficient with estimating software including Timberline, SUCCESS, and Excel
  • Able to read, understand and interpret drawings, contract specifications and other technical documents used in water/ wastewater and pipeline sector
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with diverse personalities including project managers, customers, clients, subcontractors , and staff
  • Displays strong written and oral communicatio n skills and employs effective listening skills
  • Self-starter, highly motivate d and goal oriented, quick, sharp, confident, assertive

 

Careers Website - EXTERNAL
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Water Distribution Serviceman

City of Monroe
$28,903.00 to $43,354.00
Ends: March 13, 2018
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The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of Water Distribution Serviceman. This position is responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing water distribution mains and lines.

Qualified applicants must:
? Possess or have the ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
? Possess or have the ability to readily obtain a flagging certification.
? Have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one or two years.
To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
? Knowledge of safety policies and procedures for the maintenance and repair of water lines and mains.
? Knowledge of procedures for making water taps.
? Skill in the repair of water lines.
? Skill in operating such equipment as trenchers, bush hogs, backhoes, tractors, front-end loaders, and air compressors.
? Skill in the use of such tools as pipe locators, leak locators, fusion tools, and various hand tools.

The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary range for this position is from $28,903.00 to $43,354.00. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 215 N. Broad Street, Monroe, GA 30655 or printed from the City website at www.monroega.com (under Quick Links/Employment Opportunities). A full job description is available at City Hall. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application, but may be attached. Please note that some forms require a notary signature. Completed applications must be returned to/received by City Hall at the above address or by mail to City of Monroe, attn.: HR, PO Box 1249, Monroe, GA, 30655, no later than the end date of this posting.

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

Watershed Manager II

City of Atlanta
Commensurate with Experience
Ends: December 26, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Oversees and completes professional, technical and operational projects and assignments associated with the City of Atlanta’s Water Distribution System; including program and project management, engineering design, distribution system investigation, plan review, permitting support, as-built documentation, records management, flow testing; valve operation and repair; and meter testing and repair.  Supports the Department of Watershed Management (DWM) by developing information that supports decision-making across the enterprise; including Distribution, Engineering, Planning, Asset Management, Capital Improvement Project Development, Environmental Compliance, Billing, and Emergency Operations.

This is an experienced, professional level position responsible for carrying out a wide variety of activities, with limited guidance or review.  The position manages professional, technical, field, and administrative staff, including intermediate supervisors and/or team leaders.  Staff may be City employees and/or consultants.

Supervision Received

Works independently and only reports to the supervisor when necessary approval or other direction is required.  Direction provided is typically general and focused on operating objectives, managerial effectiveness and operating results; or specific and focused on an emergency, or time sensitive issue.

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.

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Office of Linear Operations’ (OLIOs’) engineering staff and select City crews; including engineering design, permitting support, as-built documentation, records management, flow testing; valve operation and repair; and meter testing and repair.  Manages, supervises and directs staff; including training, coaching and mentoring.
  • Serves as and oversees Program Managers, Project Managers, Construction Managers, Project Engineers and/or Design Engineers for water distribution system projects.  Manages programs and projects to meet scope, schedule and budget objectives. Oversees the development and implementation of design and construction projects, including the preparation and review of scope, drawings, specifications, bid documents, task orders, work orders, cost estimates, and contract change documents.  Oversees field investigations and construction inspections, resolves contract issues, and approves payment requests.  
  • Addresses engineering issues including main breaks, water supply, pressure, leakage, water loss, etc. Provides technical assistance during emergencies, including prompt issuance of drawings and specifications.  Provides technical guidance with respect to engineering analysis and design, operational viability, and constructability. Oversees the design, collection, and analysis of data for programs and projects including the development of budgets and reports.  Develops guidelines for design, construction, inspection, program development and record retention; including the evaluation of methods, materials, technologies, data collection and data analysis.
  • Provides general technical guidance to support DWM’s operations, including Distribution, Leak Management, Asset Management, Water Distribution System Planning, Capital Improvement Project Development, Environmental Compliance, Billing, and Emergency Operations. Responsible for responding to requests from citizens, council members, City employees, departments, organizations, etc., including providing support for community outreach efforts.

Decision Making

Establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.  Makes design and field decisions.  May commit Department to action.

Leadership Provided

Has managerial authority over professional, technical, field, and administrative staff including intermediate supervisors and/or team leaders.  Staff may be City employees and/or consultants.

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

  • Extensive knowledge of civil engineering, engineering design, and typical engineering practices; including a working knowledge of construction issues, techniques, and terminology; the ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations and guidelines; and the ability to manage multiple tasks in a changing environment.
  • Ability to manage engineering programs and projects; including the ability to oversee and direct the design of engineering solutions, and the preparation of engineering drawings, specifications, and bid documents; and the ability to implement the efficient collection and analysis of data.
  • Ability to manage employees and direct the work of others, including the ability to interact effectively with various personality styles; the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with upper management, professional colleagues, employees, the public, and staff from other departments, divisions, and organizations.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office.  Experience with project management software, CAD, GIS, and relational databases is highly desirable.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 5 years of design, construction, and/or project management experience, preferrably within water systems
  • 1 year of supervisory experience

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering
  • 10 years of design, construction, and/or project management experience, preferrably within water systems
  • 3 years of supervisory experience

Licensures and Certifications

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license required.
  • Water Distribution Operator’s license is preferred.
  • Valid State of Georgia License required.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment  This is a partial listing of necessary physical, lifting and sensory capabilities required to perform the job successfully.  It is not an exhaustive list.

Requires the physical, lifting and sensory capabilities necessary to work with documents, and computers in an office environment; and to perform routine site visits, including walking sites, opening vaults, etc. 

 

 

Careers Website - EXTERNAL
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Wastewater Maintenance

City of Cedartown
Ends: December 27, 2017
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JOB OPPORTUNITY

City of cedartown

WASTEWATER MAINTENANCE I

 

RATE: Dependent on Qualifications

WORK TIME: 40 HOURS PER WEEK/1ST SHIFT

                         WEEEKENDS & HOLIDAY AS NEEDED

 

TYPE OF WORK: Under the supervision of the Wastewater Plant Superintendent. Perform repairs and maintenance to wastewater facilities to maintain efficiency. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 18 years of age and a valid driver’s license. All applicants must provide copies of any and all documents of certification, special training, high school diploma or GED. Desired Class B or CDL & water/wastewater state certifications.    

 

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

 

The deadline for accepting applications will be Wednesday, December 27, 2017. (full job description can be picked up in Human Resources at the City Hall.)

 

An equal opportunity employer.

 

PAID VACATION, PERSONAL TIME & SICK LEAVE

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MEDICAL, DENTAL, AND VISION INSURANCE

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SHORT TERM AND LONG-TERM DISABILITY

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CITY PAID LIFE INSURANCE

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EXCELLENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS

CITY OF CEDARTOWN

201 EAST AVENUE
CEDARTOWN, GA 30125

770-748-3220

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

Civil Engineer, Sr.

City of Atlanta
$44,000 to $58,700
Ends: December 22, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

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

Supervision Received

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

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

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

Site Development Essential Duties & Responsibilities  

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

Decision Making

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

Leadership Provided

Has review authority over multiple diverse projects.

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

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

Site Development Specific Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

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

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

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

Preferred Education & Experience

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

Licensures and Certifications

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

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

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

 

Careers Website - EXTERNAL
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Watershed Inspector, Sr.

City of Atlanta
$34,700 to $43,400
Ends: March 11, 2018
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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; or, 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.

Careers Website - EXTERNAL
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Construction Maintenance Worker II

City of Atlanta
$31,400 - $39,300
Ends: March 11, 2018
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General Description and Classification Standards

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

Supervision Received

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

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

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

Decision Making

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

Leadership Provided

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

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

Licensures and Certifications

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

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

 

Careers Website - EXTERNAL
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Construction Maintenance Worker II, I & Trainee

City of Atlanta
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Ends: January 7, 2018
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Salary range separated by position:

Construction Maintenance Worker II: $31,400 - $39,300

Construction Maintenance Worker I: $27,040 - $32,300

Trainee: $27,040 - $30,800

 

General Description and Classification Standards

Performs semi-skilled construction and/or maintenance work in support of a wide variety of water and wastewater system operation, building maintenance, and other related activities. Operates hand and power tools, light to medium construction equipment, test and measurement equipment, etc. Generally works as part of a team, but may work independently or lead a team in standard construction or maintenance. Work performed is at an experienced level. Work is performed frequently in cooperation with skilled trade employees, experienced equipment operators, technicians, or supervisors.

Supervision Received

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

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

·         Completes assigned work orders in an efficient and effective manner; works with supervisor to prioritize work orders; works in a safe and organized manner to ensure safety for self, team and the public and to complete assignments correctly and on time. Enter detailed notes, comments, and labor of all work assignments in the Computerized Maintenance Management System.

·         Transports by-products removed from the wastewater stream to the landfill for disposal via roll off container or dump truck. i.e. grit, screenings, and sludge. Performs pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections. Ensures equipment deficiencies are noted and taken to maintenance shop for repairs.

·         Assist the plant maintenance crew with installs, tests, calibrations, scheduled maintenance, and repairs to wastewater plant/process control equipment, instrumentation, monitoring equipment, electrical switchgear, and related systems;

·         Assist and support plant operations by performing general clean-up and preventative maintenance. i.e. hosing clarifier weirs and filters to remove algae. Perform pressure washing, sweeping, scrubbing, mopping of buildings and container staging areas. Ensures storm water drains and catch basins are free of debris.

·         May go to work areas to determine if specific work has been completed by a contractor.

·         Checks pumping stations; checks on equipment, records the daily water flow of the plant, performs daily chemical check; prepare samples for lab.

·         Maintains a safe and organized work area; stores tools; collects scrap and leftover materials; blows debris from sidewalks.

Decision Making

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

Leadership Provided

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

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

Knowledge of: department policies and procedures; of methods, products, tools and equipment used in water/ wastewater system operation maintenance and construction work; of basic mathematical principles.

Skill: in operating a variety of light to heavy power equipment; in maintenance of tools and equipment.

Ability: to understand and apply pertinent policies, procedures and regulations; to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work; to perform maintenance activities involving skills in the functional fields to which assigned; to maintain records and make simple reports; to work beyond normal working hours, as required.

Level II Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

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

·         2 years' of related experience in public works, street construction and repair, water and wastewater system operation, building maintenance, or other related experience.

Level II Preferred Education & Experience

·         Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study in the appropriate area

·         2 years' of related experience in public works, street construction and repair, water and wastewater system operation, building maintenance, or other relevant experience.

Level II Licensures and Certifications

·         CDL License Class B Required.

·         Class III Wastewater Operator License is desirable.

Level I Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

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

·         1 year of related experience in public works, street construction and repair, water and wastewater system operation, building maintenance, or other related experience.

Level I Preferred Education & Experience

·         Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study in the appropriate area

·         1 year of related experience in public works, street construction and repair, water and wastewater system operation, building maintenance, or other relevant experience.

Level I Licensures and Certifications

Class III Wastewater Operator License is desirable.

Trainee Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

Trainee Preferred Education & Experience

Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study in the appropriate area

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

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

 

Please apply at the link below:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=5617

 

Assistant Distribution Manager

Fayette County
MINIMUM SALARY: $42,617.60
Ends: March 8, 2018
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This is a full time position with benefits.

MINIMUM SALARY: $42,617.60

This position is responsible for assisting in managing the repair and maintenance of the Water System’s distribution system and managing the warehouse inventory. Major duties include but are not limited to: Assists in overseeing distribution operations; Plans, manages and coordinates workflow of distribution crews; Assists with main repairs, new taps, and meter installations as needed; Train, supervise and evaluate personnel; Participates in the selection of new employees; approves leave requests; counsels and disciplines employees; Assists in the development and implementation of standard operating procedures; Coordinates with Customer Service personnel for effective workflow; Prepares operational activity reports such as repair and maintenance, equipment and vehicle reports; Inspects jobsites prior to, during and upon completion of projects; Oversees and controls distribution warehouse; manages inventory control processes; manages spare parts inventory necessary for the distribution system in warehouse and on work trucks; Prepares specifications and repair cost estimates for larger distribution system repairs or revisions; Provide 24 hour on call emergency duty; Assists and performs the duties of the Distribution Manager in their absence; Completes employee performance evaluations. Requires knowledge of water system distribution installation, repair, and maintenance procedures; location of water mains, valves, fire hydrants, and services; state and federal environmental regulations; operation of heavy equipment. Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent and three to five years' experience. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia drivers' license.

Watershed Plant Operator Supervisor

City of Atlanta
$44,000 - $58,700
Ends: January 3, 2018
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General Description and Classification Standards

Performs supervisory assignments associated with operating the water/wastewater treatment plant and to ensure a  continuous, adequate supply of potable drinking water meeting federal/state regulations for the citizens of Atlanta.  Supervises; water analysis and treatment; mixing chemicals; laboratory testing; operating various pumps and  valves; repairing and maintaining machinery and equipment; maintaining records, instructing and disciplining  assigned staff. This is a team lead or "foreman" level position with a formally designated team of skilled employees, either in one or multiple skilled specialties.  Lead assignments made on a job-by-job basis would be  more appropriately at the Senior level.

Supervision Received

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

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

·         Generates work orders in maintenance management system; orders chemicals and supplies. Coordinates with  contractors on plant upgrades and equipment repairs and installations. Responsible for maintaining the facility in a  condition that meets state and federal permit requirements.   

·         Supervises and evaluates assigned staff; develops goals and expectations for operators, handles all employee  concerns, directs work assignments, counsels and disciplines employees when necessary, and completes  employee performance appraisals. 

·         Reviews the work of Operators for accuracy/completion and to ensure compliance with local, state and federal  regulations. Communicates with employees to ensure proper plant operation of the Standard Operating  Procedures. Prepares and maintaining reports, logs, and records on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.   

·         Controls treatment plant processes, chemical dosages, and equipment used to purify, treat and clarify water for  human consumption and for industrial and commercial use.   

·         Operates and controls various pumps and valves to regulate the flow of water through the treatment plant and  distribution system.   

·         Assists in performing a variety of laboratory tests to determine the chemical composition of water and to ensure  compliance with federal and state regulations for turbidity, chlorine, fluoride, pH, iron and manganese; makes  adjustments to chemical dosages as necessary.   

·         Records plant operation data from observations, instrumentation and laboratory tests; records test results for  reporting to state agency as appropriate.   

·         Receives and/or prepares letters, reports, correspondence, forms and other documentation; reviews, processes,  and/or forwards as appropriate; maintains files and logs; performs other clerical duties.

Decision Making

Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. Applies organizational policies.

Leadership Provided

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

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

·         Knowledge of the operation, methods and procedures of a wastewater treatment plant; knowledge of the  machinery used for wastewater treatment and pumping stations; knowledge of mechanical equipment; knowledge  of basic machinery preventive maintenance and repair; knowledge of State and Federal rules governing  wastewater discharges and worker's safety; knowledge of laboratory procedures and terminology; knowledge of  Chemistry terminology; knowledge of microorganisms; knowledge of  Back Flow Prevention.

·         Skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing; skill in solving complex problems independently; skill in  operating incinerators, composite samplers, and various lab test equipment; skill in operating a computer and  computer software; skill in performing analysis of laboratory data; Skill in basic math and chemistry, in oral and  written communication, and in supervision; skill in water plant operation and in the use of maintenance equipment  and water analysis equipment; skill in utilizing various software programs relevant to the position; skill in  organizational, management, human resources techniques.  Ability to use independent judgment and discretion in managing subordinates including the handling of emergency situations, determining and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, setting priorities, maintaining standards,  and resolving problems; ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures, and related  information; ability to handle required mathematical calculations; ability to treat 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 vehicle; ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunctions.

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience

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

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

Preferred Education & Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

·         5 years' of work experience in a wastewater  plant

·         ? 2 years' of supervisory experience in a wastewater plant or related area.  

Licensures and Certifications

·         Valid State of Georgia Drivers License required. 

·         Class III Water Distribution License required. 

·         Forklift  Certification desirable.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

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

 

 

Please apply at the link below:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=5782

Watershed Manager I

City of Atlanta
$54,700 - $72,900
Ends: December 21, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

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

Supervision Received

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Decision Making

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

Leadership Provided

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

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

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

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

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

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

Preferred Education & Experience

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

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

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

Licensures and Certifications

Georgia Class 1 wastewater license or equivalent wastewater license from another state with the ability to transfer to a Georgia wastewater license within 1 year of employment

Professional Licensed Engineer Certifications or similar certifications preferred.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

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

 

 

Please apply at the link below:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=5829

Water Distribution Inspection Supervisor

City of Atlanta
$40,600 - $50,800
Ends: December 20, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Individuals in this position provide leadership and supervision to a group of assigned staff. Duties include, but are not limited to: organizing and preparing work tasks, performing troubleshooting, performing field checks, and making decisions regarding the daily quality assurance of Water Distribution such as customer service and employee workload.

This is a fully seasoned skilled level capable of independently carrying out most assignments typical of the discipline. This level would be attainable by multiple incumbents in a work group (not necessarily by all), but would not be an "automatic" promotional level.

Supervision Received

·         Some work is required to be completed independently and as part of a team of supervisors including direct supervisor; communicates with manager on a daily basis.

·         Normally receives guidance regarding overall mission, scheduling, unusual priorities, etc.

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.

·         Organizes and prepares the work tasks for each inspector and employee daily.

·         Reviews work activities, reports and other documentation and provides direction on more complex issues.

·         Performs troubleshooting steps when issues arise.

·         Performs random field checks to ensure assignments are completed correctly.

·         Trains and prepares new employees to perform inspection duties.

Decision Making

Decisions are made daily as is relates to the following: customer service, employee work load, and troubleshooting issues. Authorized to set work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.

Leadership Provided

May supervise up to fifteen (15) staff members; most will report directly to this position. Position MUST have formal supervisory authority over work group (typically at least five to six employees) to include discipline, performance management, scheduling, training, etc.

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

·         Knowledge of meter reading and meter installation.  Knowledge of computer and key functions.  Knowledge of administrative and safety requirements for the assigned area.

·         Excellent communication skills as this position will have regular customer interaction.  Skill in performing all typical tasks associated with the area of assignment and in adapting to new situations or configurations.  Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills in providing direction to a group of skilled employees.

·         Ability to read maps and follow directions.  Ability to train and manage a group of skilled and semi-skilled employees in carrying out technical, maintenance, or construction activities.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).

·         5 years' experience in the construction and/or maintenance of sewer/water facilities

·         1 year of supervisory experience.

Preferred Education & Experience

·         Completion of technical course in appropriate area

·         6-8 years' of directly related experience.

Licensures and Certifications

Valid State of Georgia driver’s license.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

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

 

Please apply at the link below:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=5701

Process Control Technician Level I & Senior

City of Atlanta
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Ends: December 19, 2017
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Salary range by position:

Process Control Technician Level I:  $36,500 -$45,600

Process Control Technician Senior:   $38,300 - $47,900

Posting expires 12/19/17

 

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.

Qualification separated by position:

Senior Level 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 will be considered

Preferred Education & Experience

·         Associate’s degree in electronics technology

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

Preferred Licensures and Certifications

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

 

Level I Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         Completion of technical or vocational school course in electronics technology.

·         1 year of experience in related electronic testing or control systems.

Preferred Education & Experience

·         Associate’s degree in electronics technology

·         5-6 years' of directly related experience.

Licensures and Certifications

None required.

International Society of Automation (ISA) Certification preferred.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

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

 

 

Please apply at the link below:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=5806

Watershed Plant Operator Supervisor (Wastewater)

City of Atlanta
$44,000 - $58,700
Ends: December 18, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

Performs supervisory assignments associated with operating the water/wastewater treatment plant and to ensure a continuous, adequate supply of potable drinking water meeting federal/state regulations for the citizens of Atlanta. Supervises; water analysis and treatment; mixing chemicals; laboratory testing; operating various pumps and valves; repairing and maintaining machinery and equipment; maintaining records, instructing and disciplining assigned staff. This is a team lead or "foreman" level position with a formally designated team of skilled employees, either in one or multiple skilled specialties.  Lead assignments made on a job-by-job basis would be more appropriately at the Senior level.

Supervision Received

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

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

·         Generates work orders in maintenance management system; orders chemicals and supplies. Coordinates with contractors on plant upgrades and equipment repairs and installations. Responsible for maintaining the facility in a condition that meets state and federal permit requirements.   

·         Supervises and evaluates assigned staff; develops goals and expectations for operators, handles all employee concerns, directs work assignments, counsels and disciplines employees when necessary, and completes  employee performance appraisals. 

·         Reviews the work of Operators for accuracy/completion and to ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations. Communicates with employees to ensure proper plant operation of the Standard Operating Procedures. Prepares and maintaining reports, logs, and records on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.   

·         Controls treatment plant processes, chemical dosages, and equipment used to purify, treat and clarify water for human consumption and for industrial and commercial use.   

·         Operates and controls various pumps and valves to regulate the flow of water through the treatment plant and distribution system.   

·         Assists in performing a variety of laboratory tests to determine the chemical composition of water and to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations for turbidity, chlorine, fluoride, pH, iron and manganese; makes adjustments to chemical dosages as necessary.   

·         Records plant operation data from observations, instrumentation and laboratory tests; records test results for reporting to state agency as appropriate.   

·         Receives and/or prepares letters, reports, correspondence, forms and other documentation; reviews, processes, and/or forwards as appropriate; maintains files and logs; performs other clerical duties.

Decision Making

Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. Applies organizational policies.

Leadership Provided

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

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

·         Knowledge of the operation, methods and procedures of a wastewater treatment plant; knowledge of the machinery used for wastewater treatment and pumping stations; knowledge of mechanical equipment; knowledge of basic machinery preventive maintenance and repair; knowledge of State and Federal rules governing wastewater discharges and worker's safety; knowledge of laboratory procedures and terminology; knowledge of Chemistry terminology; knowledge of microorganisms; knowledge of  Back Flow Prevention.

·         Skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing; skill in solving complex problems independently; skill in operating incinerators, composite samplers, and various lab test equipment; skill in operating a computer and computer software; skill in performing analysis of laboratory data; Skill in basic math and chemistry, in oral and written communication, and in supervision; skill in water plant operation and in the use of maintenance equipment and water analysis equipment; skill in utilizing various software programs relevant to the position; skill in organizational, management, human resources techniques. Ability to use independent judgment and discretion in managing subordinates including the handling of emergency situations, determining and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, setting priorities, maintaining standards, and resolving problems; ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures, and related information; ability to handle required mathematical calculations; ability to treat 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 vehicle; ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunctions.

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience

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

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

Preferred Education & Experience

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

·         5 years' of work experience in a wastewater plant

·         ?2 years' of supervisory experience in a wastewater plant or related area.  

Licensures and Certifications

·         Valid State of Georgia Drivers License required. 

·         Class III Water Distribution License required. 

·         Forklift Certification desirable.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

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

 

 

Please apply at the link below:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=5669

Maintenance Technician

Etowah Water & Sewer Authority
Ends: March 4, 2018
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Employment Opportunity

Etowah Water & Sewer Authority

Dawsonville GA

 

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

 

 

Description: Performs grounds maintenance work; preventative, predictive and routine maintenance on equipment; and perform related work as required.  Minimum qualifications:  One year experience; Valid Class C Driver’s License and a satisfactory MVR.  Applications may be filled out on our website at www.etowahwater.org found under the Human Resource Department and they are accepted at Etowah Water & Sewer Authority c/o Human Resource Department PO Box 769, 1162 Hwy 53E, Dawsonville GA 30534.  Opened until filled.  Etowah Water is a DFW and an EOE.

Relief Operator

Etowah Water & Sewer Authority
Ends: March 4, 2018
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Employment Opportunity

Etowah Water & Sewer Authority

Dawsonville GA

 

RELIEF OPERATOR

 

 

Description: Performs ground maintenance work; preventative, predictive and routine maintenance on equipment. Also, fills in for water treatment operators as needed.  Minimum qualifications:  Employee must have at least a Class III Water Operator License.  Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR). Applications may be filled out on our website at www.etowahwater.org found under the Human Resource Department and they are accepted at Etowah Water & Sewer Authority c/o Human Resource Department PO Box 769, 1162 Hwy 53E, Dawsonville GA 30534.  Opened until filled.  Etowah Water is a DFW and an EOE.

 

 

 

Water / Wastewater Treatment Operator

City of Washington
$31,987.96 up depending on qualifications
Ends: December 16, 2017
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Position Title:          Water / Wastewater Treatment Operator

Department:            Water / Wastewater (City of Washington)

Starting Salary:       $31,987.96 up depending on qualifications

 

Job Summary: Operates, repairs, and maintains the water/wastewater treatment plant’s facilities.

 

Major Duties:

 

  • Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/wastewater, sludge, and effluent
  • Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
  • Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings
  • Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control
  • Starts and stops pumps, engines, and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes
  • Maintains shift log and records meter and gauge readings
  • Takes samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses
  • Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties
  • Makes operating decisions in absence of supervisory personnel
  • Performs other duties as required

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:

 

  • Basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water/wastewater treatment plant operations; operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; principles and methods of bacteriological and chemical sewer analyses; effects and problems of industrial waste in water/wastewater treatment processes, and safe work practices.
  • A well-organized and self-directed individual who is a team player.
  • A strategic thinker with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus.
  • An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization

 

Education: 1 to 2 years’ experience in operating wastewater/water treatment plants, High School diploma or equivalent, Operator certification at a level required by the State and the project preferred.

 

Deadline to apply is December 16, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. Please submit your application with Resume attached to P.O. Box 9 Washington, GA 30673 or drop off at City Hall 102 E. Liberty Street, Washington, GA 30673. You can also e-mail your resume to sbailey@washingtonwilkes.org. You can download an application at www.cityofwashingtonga.gov  or pick one up from City Hall.

 

Wastewater Superintendent

Waste and Water Treatment Plant | Statesboro, GA | W/S & WW
$47,556.55
Ends: December 31, 2017
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Wastewater Superintendent

Location: Waste and Water Treatment Plant | Statesboro, GA | W/S & WW 
Open Until: December 31, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $47,556.55 
Details: Pay: May Depend on Experience

 

Apply Online Only at https://ga-statesboro.civicplushrms.com/Careers/

 

Job Summary

The Wastewater Superintendent is responsible for managing and supervising the operations of the wastewater treatment plant, water and wastewater laboratory, sewage pump stations and drinking water wells.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Plans, directs, and manages wastewater treatment plant operations;
  • Assigns, supervises, and evaluates the work of wastewater treatment personnel;
  • Monitors operations;
  • Adjusts procedures and methods to comply with permits, regulations, and department policies and procedures;
  • Ensures required sampling/analysis is performed along with Quality Control in order to comply with state and federal regulations;
  • Trains, counsels, and disciplines subordinate personnel;
  • Administers the City's Industrial Pretreatment Program by coordinating and overseeing the IP program;
  • Monitors all permitted industrial discharges in order to ensure compliance with permits;
  • Inspects industrial plans and reviews industrial safety plan;
  • Reviews monthly industrial discharge monitoring reports and prepares IP reports as required by state and federal regulations;
  • Monitors expenditures on a daily basis in order to ensure proper allocation of resources;
  • Maintains inventory of chemicals and supplies necessary for plant operations;
  • Develops and implements short- and long-term goals and objectives for plant operations;
  • Serves as a primary contact for the Environmental Protection Division and other regulatory agencies;
  • Resolves customer complaints;
  • Prepares monthly and annual reports required by the state Environmental Protection Division;
  • Prepares accident and safety reports;
  • Schedules and coordinates maintenance and repair of plant equipment, sewage pump stations and drinking water wells
  • Maintains employee time and attendance records;
  • Attends various meetings as requested;
  • Prepares bids, requisitions and purchases equipment, supplies, and chemicals;
  • Reviews daily, weekly, and monthly activity logs;
  • Prepares various reports as required;
  • Performs duties of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator as required; and
  • Performs other assigned duties.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree in Biology or Chemistry;
  • Seven (7) years of experience in a related field;
  • Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience; and 
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver's License;
  • Wastewater System Operator Class 1, Wastewater Laboratory Analyst and a Water Laboratory Analyst certifications are required.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of wastewater treatment policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, and regulations governing wastewater treatment;
  • Knowledge of the equipment, materials, and operating practices of a water pollution control plant;
  • Knowledge of chemical and physical processes of activated sludge water pollution control plants;
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical processes;
  • Skilled in planning, directing, organizing, and inspecting the work of plant personnel;
  • Skilled in mathematics, statistics, and chemistry;
  • Skilled in management and supervision;
  • Skilled in reading blueprints and schematic designs;
  • Skilled in maintaining records, preparing reports on plant operations, and analyzing laboratory reports;
  • Skilled in the use small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line telephone systems;
  • Skilled in using computers for data entry;
  • Skilled in using computers for word processing and/or accounting purposes;
  • Ability to use or repair small/light equipment, such as power tools;
  • Ability to use or repair medium equipment and machinery, such as vehicles or commercial mowers;
  • Ability to establish policies for using, acquiring, and/or maintaining technology systems;
  • Ability to supervise employees developing, installing, or repairing technology systems;
  • Ability to use or repair heavy or complex machinery, such as construction equipment or wastewater plants;
  • Ability to supervise employees using or repairing heavy or complex machinery;
  • Ability to establish policies for using, acquiring, and/or maintaining heavy or complex machinery;
  • Ability to create plans for and guide implementation of new technology systems;
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and an orientation towards customer service;
  • Ability to supervise, organize, and communicate effectively;
  • Ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate;
  • Ability to maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others; and
  • Ability to cooperate with fellow employees as a team member.

Apply Online Only at https://ga-statesboro.civicplushrms.com/Careers/

 

Equal Opportunity Statement

The City of Statesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Statesboro will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with eligible disabilities (unless the disability precludes performance of the essential functions of the position).

The City of Statesboro is a drug free workplace. 
The City of Statesboro participates in E-Verify. 

 

Additional Information

The candidate(s) selected for hire must provide the following items at the time of Conditional Offer:

  • Driver's License
  • Official Copy of High School Transcript and/or College Transcript 
  • Void Check or Direct Deposit Form/memo from Bank 
  • SSN's of dependents for benefits enrollment
  • Original Social Security Card
  • If applicable Marriage Certificate

*New Hires who do not provide the above information at the time of Conditional Offer will not begin employment.

WASTE WATER PLANT OPERATOR III

City of Thomson
Ends: March 1, 2018
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CITY OF THOMSON, GEORGIA

        CLASS SPECIFICATION

 

 

CLASS TITLE:              WASTE WATER PLANT OPERATOR III                                         DEPT. CODE:

DEPARTMENT:             WASTEWATER                                                                            DATE: 6/2002

REPORTS TO:              DIRECTOR

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Operates processing and test equipment of the wastewater treatment plant ensuring resulting effluent meets federal, state, and local guidelines for purity and safety. Oversee plant operations in absence of the Director.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (to be performed at the Thomson Plant, pump stations, and lab, the Dearing LAS, pump stations, and lab, and the Mattox Creek Plant, pump stations and labs)

  • Operates equipment to keep the plant operating at maximum efficiency; cleans clarifiers, chlorine chamber, and all plant equipment; lubricates equipment as needed.
  • Checks all mechanical equipment for unusual performance, such as bearings, seals, chains, oil levels.
  • Checks and records chemical levels; washes sludge and tangle rags from basins and clarifiers.
  • Collects wastewater samples; detects the amount of substance present; prepares log sheets; changes charts when needed.
  • Records all lab results on daily log sheets and monthly reports to the GEPD.
  • Performs visual, auditory, and tactile inspections of pumps, motors, and bearings; performs minor maintenance on equipment; changes chlorine cylinders as needed.
  • Inspects operation of equipment, checks for leakage, vibration and overheating; records chemical inventory; provides procurement of chemicals, lubricants, and repair parts as necessary.
  • Calibrates various meters, sterilizers, scales, furnaces, ovens, etc.; assures equipment is in good working condition.
  • Checks all pump stations and record pump running hours; ensure proper and efficient pumping; repair pumps if necessary.
  • Coordinates with lab to insure all values are accurate and for further analysis requirements.
  • Performs grounds maintenance; cuts grass, fixes water leaks, runs bush hog, clean out drying beds with back hoe, cut limbs, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of wastewater treatment.
  • Knowledge of the application of chemical principles to wastewater treatment plant operations.
  • Knowledge of the tests and safety precautions involved in wastewater treatment.
  • Knowledge of mathematical principles related to proper test calibrations.
  • Knowledge of plant electricity, mechanics, pumps, and motors.
  • Skill in the safe and effective operation of wastewater treatment plant.
  • Ability to give directions and gain compliance from subordinates.
  • Ability to read and interpret complicated and important test information and technical materials.
  • Ability to write lab reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Wastewater Director assigns work in terms of somewhat general instructions with many aspects of the work covered specifically, which require the employee to use some judgment.  New activities general are assigned in detailed and specific terms covering all aspects of the work both before beginning and proceeding. Most of all completed work is reviewed by the supervisor for compliance with detailed, specific instructions and accuracy.

 

SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to assist the Wastewater Director with ensuring the effective and efficient operation of the Department by overseeing the employees and operations of three wastewater plants and 14 pump stations. The work consists of technical, administrative and supervisory functions.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to walk outdoors, climb ladders, excavations, stairs, and vehicles. Employee must have the physical strength and ability to sufficiently perform heavy manual labor for extended periods of time in various environments, frequently exerting force sufficient to lift, move or maneuver 100 pounds, including frequent bending, walking, stooping and heavy lifting.  Hear sufficiently to recognize changes in sounds made by machinery, equipment, or motors. See colors, shapes and outlines of object both near and at a distance; depth perception required. The employee is regularly exposed to weather conditions, especially cold and hot temperatures, humidity, rain, and sun. The employee is also exposed to airborne irritants, fumes, dust, gases, noxious odors, vibrations, electrical shock, and moving and/or mechanical parts. The incumbent's working conditions are typically very loud. The work requires the use of safety devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc. The work environment involves high risks with exposure to potentially dangerous situations or unusual environmental stress requiring a range of safety and other precautions.

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: None.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of related experience.
  • GA Class III Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator License.
  • May be required to pass standard tests to meet certification standards of governmental agencies or professional and technical associations.
  • Valid GA Driver’s License.

 

 

File: WWTP Op III - WW

 

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.  Any essential function or requirement of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant when possible.

WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR III

City of Thomson
Ends: March 1, 2018
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CITY OF THOMSON, GEORGIA

       CLASS SPECIFICATION

 

 

CLASS TITLE:              WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR III                                            DEPT. CODE:

DEPARTMENT:             WATER PRODUCTION                                                                 DATE: 6/2002

REPORTS TO:              ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

                       

JOB SUMMARY:

Controls treatment plant machines and equipment to purify and clarify water for human consumption and for industrial use.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents.)

  • Controls treatment plant machines and equipment to purify and clarify water for human consumption and for industrial use:
  • Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate flow of raw water into treating plant.
  • Meters specified amounts of chemicals, such as chlorine, ammonia, and lime into water or adjusts automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into tanks to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water.
  • Starts agitators to mix chemicals and allows impurities to settle to bottom of tank.
  • Turns valves to regulate water through filter beds to remove impurities. Pumps purified water into water mains.
  • Monitors panel board and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates, loss of head pressure and water elevation, and distribution of water.
  • Cleans tanks and filter beds, using backwashing (reverse flow of water).
  • Repairs and lubricates machines and equipment, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Tests water samples to determine acidity, color, and impurities, using colorimeter, turbidimeter, and conductivity meter.
  • Adds chemicals such, as alum into tanks to coagulate impurities and to reduce acidity.
  • Records data, such as residual content of chemicals, water turbidity, and water pressure.
  • May operate portable water-purification plant to supply drinking water.
     

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of mathematical principles related to proper test calibrations.
·         Basic knowledge of the materials, equipment, procedures and methods used in water treatment
·         Basic knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to the operation of heavy trucks, equipment, and chemicals.
·         Ability to understand, interpret and carry out oral and written instructions. 
·         Ability to understand and interpret simple diagrams and drawings of assigned projects. 
·         Ability to maintain records of daily work assignments and projects.
·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other city staff and the general public.

 

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:     The Assistant Director provides continuing or individual assignments by indicating generally what is to be done, limitations, quality and quantity expected, deadlines, and priority of assignments. The employee uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments independently without specific instruction, but refers deviations, problems, and unfamiliar situations not covered by instruction s to the supervisor for decision or help. The supervisor provides additional, specific instructions for new, difficult, or unusual assignments, including suggested work methods or advice on source material available.

 

SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The work consists of related duties in treating water in conformance with established criteria. The work directly effects the operation of the system and equipment. The purpose of this position is to effectively treat water with the proper chemicals to provide safe drinking water to the public. Successful performance helps ensure high quality, safe drinking water. Complexity occurs in the difficulty of making consistent determinations as to the compliance or noncompliance of widely differing circumstances due to imperfect knowledge, and complex criteria, and changing regulations. Difficulty also stems from the tight work spaces.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed with the employee walking, but also sitting, standing, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions, especially in hot and cold temperatures, humidity, rain, and sun.  The employee must frequently lift light objects, occasionally lift heavy objects, climb ladders, and be able to distinguish between shades of color. The worker may be exposed to dust, dirt, grease and inclement weather. The use of protective devices such as gloves may be required.

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: None.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years of related experience.
  • State of Georgia Class III Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate
  • Valid State Driver’s License.

 

file: Water Treatment Op - Water

 

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.  Any essential function or requirement of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant when possible.

Watershed Manager I

City of Atlanta
Commensurate with Experience
Ends: December 17, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

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

Supervision Received

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

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

·         Provides overarching leadership for various linear wastewater construction and rehabilitation and maintenance contracts; Assigns task responsibilities to staff; Functions as a City Expert on construction practices, erosion control BMPs, pumps, hydraulics, land disturbance, environmental processes and equipment, specifications & other municipal applications for evaluating and recommending solutions to complete critical and emergency linear infrastructure repairs. . 

·         Provides training, coaching and mentoring to all assigned staff; Manages, supervises and directs the staff, functions, operations.

·         Review engineering and technical documents and performs necessary engineering analysis and calculations.

·         Prepare exhibits and engineering cost estimates for potential sewer realignments and small diameter rehabilitation projects.

·         Coordinate with internal/external staff and design consultants and directs their daily activity as required. Provides technical input, documents research, manages  budgets, reviews/approves invoices, and attends project meetings as part of providing professional insight and support.

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

·         Perform necessary site visits and constructability reviews and coordinates with survey team to obtain necessary asset attribute data.

·         Reviews project as-built and certify documents as final

·         Responds to various internal/external requests for information (RFIs).

 

Decision Making

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

Leadership Provided

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

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

·         Extensive knowledge of civil and environmental engineering and engineering design; working knowledge of linear water, wastewater, and stormwater construction.

·         Skill in operating survey equipment a plus; skills in public speaking and interpersonal relations; skill in operating a computer and software; skill in providing excellent leadership to construction management, inspection, and project staff.

·         Ability to operate personal computer, digitizer, plotters, and related equipment; ability to direct the work of others; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other divisions and the public; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to read, interpret and produce maps, surveys, engineering drawings and graphics from engineering software; ability to use Microsoft Office and GIS.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management.

·         15+ years of engineering and/or construction management experience.

Licensures and Certifications

·         Professional Engineer (P.E.) license preferred.

·         Level II Erosion Control Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months.

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

 

 

Please apply at the link below:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=5773

Watershed Manager I

City of Atlanta
Commensurate with Experience
Ends: December 17, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards

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

Supervision Received

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

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

·         Provides overarching leadership for various linear wastewater construction and rehabilitation and maintenance contracts; Assigns task responsibilities to staff; Functions as a City Expert on construction practices, erosion control BMPs, pumps, hydraulics, land disturbance, environmental processes and equipment, specifications & other municipal applications for evaluating and recommending solutions to complete critical and emergency linear infrastructure repairs. . 

·         Provides training, coaching and mentoring to all assigned staff; Manages, supervises and directs the staff, functions, operations.

·         Review engineering and technical documents and performs necessary engineering analysis and calculations.

·         Prepare exhibits and engineering cost estimates for potential sewer realignments and small diameter rehabilitation projects.

·         Coordinate with internal/external staff and design consultants and directs their daily activity as required. Provides technical input, documents research, manages  budgets, reviews/approves invoices, and attends project meetings as part of providing professional insight and support.

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

·         Perform necessary site visits and constructability reviews and coordinates with survey team to obtain necessary asset attribute data.

·         Reviews project as-built and certify documents as final

·         Responds to various internal/external requests for information (RFIs).

 

Decision Making

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

Leadership Provided

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

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

·         Extensive knowledge of civil and environmental engineering and engineering design; working knowledge of linear water, wastewater, and stormwater construction.

·         Skill in operating survey equipment a plus; skills in public speaking and interpersonal relations; skill in operating a computer and software; skill in providing excellent leadership to construction management, inspection, and project staff.

·         Ability to operate personal computer, digitizer, plotters, and related equipment; ability to direct the work of others; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other divisions and the public; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to read, interpret and produce maps, surveys, engineering drawings and graphics from engineering software; ability to use Microsoft Office and GIS.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

·         Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management.

·         15+ years of engineering and/or construction management experience.

Licensures and Certifications

·         Professional Engineer (P.E.) license preferred.

·         Level II Erosion Control Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months.

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

 

 

Please apply at the link below:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=5773

Civil Engineer Senior

City of Atlanta
Commensurate with Experience
Ends: December 17, 2017
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General Description and Classification Standards:

Completes professional/technical engineering design and review and according to standards, survey work, inspections, and other engineering assignments. Supports a full range of engineering planning and design tasks in formats and in applications that supports support activities across the department. This is an experienced, professional level capable of carrying out most assignments typical of the profession with limited guidance or review. This level would be considered a promotional level and attainable by any incumbents in a work group who demonstrate the necessary knowledge, ability, and performance. 

Supervision Received:

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

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

·         Researches sewer, storm, and water asset locations. Responds to various requests for information (RFIs) received from internal and external stakeholders concerning sewer, storm, and water assets. Researches and prepares guidelines for alternative material and construction installation methods for use in the wastewater and storm sewer system. Prepares concept plans and design solutions relating individual challenges and problems in the wastewater and storm system.

·         Conducts constructability reviews, coordinates with other internal groups. Prepares exhibits and cost estimates for potential sewer and storm repair/rehabilitation solutions. Knowledgeable of general engineering principals and City standards; conducts and coordinates design and construction surveying, provides construction staking; serves as Project Engineer on Public Services/Engineering projects.

·         Provides design data for surveying, and engineering applications using Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD); word processing; spread sheet; and Geographic Information Systems (GIS); uses appropriate computer hardware; responsible for the data input and production of digital maps, surveys, engineering drawings, and special database reports.

·         Serves as a CAD technical expert on the issue of translation of data between CAD systems (i.e. Autodesk, Microstation) GIS and other modeling and simulation systems.


Decision Making:

Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks.

Leadership Provided:

None. May oversee temporary or contract workers as needed.

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

Extensive knowledge of civil engineering and engineering design; working knowledge of drafting, working knowledge of linear sewer construction with emphasis on sewer and storm; working knowledge of computer aided drafting systems.

Skills in operating drafting and survey equipment. Skills in public speaking and fostering interpersonal relations. Ability to operate personal computer, digitizer, plotters, and related equipment; ability to design and develop relational databases; ability to instruct others in the operation and use of engineering software; ability to direct the work of others; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other divisions and the public; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to read, interpret and produce maps, surveys, engineering drawings and graphics from engineering software; ability to use CAD and GIS, CMMS software programs, develop spreadsheets, perform basic engineering calculations.


Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience:

·         Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering.

·         3 years' of experience in surveying, engineering design, inspection and drafting for linear utility projects.

·         Experience in the design of wastewater collection and water distribution systems is highly desirable.

Preferred Education & Experience:

·         Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering

·         5 years' of experience in surveying, engineering design, inspection and drafting for linear utility projects.

Licensures and Certifications:

·         Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certifications

·         Georgia Soil and Erosion Conservation Class Level II Certification desired

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

 

 

Please apply at the link below:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=5774

Project Manager

ESG Operations, Inc.
Compensation is commensurate with experience
Ends: February 27, 2018
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Project Manager
 
ESG Operations, Inc.
Full time
 
ESG Operations, Inc. currently seeking a qualified and highly motivated Project Manager for our Augusta, Georgia location.  This position will manage a multi-discipline team of 30 plus employees providing operations, maintenance, and management of public wastewater facilities, including the 46 MGD J.B Messerly Wastewater Treatment Plant, Industrial Pre-treatment Program, and the environmental lab.  The WWTP utilizes a modified Ludwig-Ettinger process, followed by manmade wetlands treatment with anaerobic digestion for solids stabilization. We are a utility operations and public works management company committed to our clients, associates, core beliefs, and principles.  If you are an experienced, driven professional ready for growth opportunities and challenges, we want to hear from you. 
 

Responsibilities:
 As part of the ESG Operations team, Project Managers are responsible for:

 

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

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

 

  • High school diploma, college degree in biology, chemistry, engineering or related field preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 10 or more years’ experience, at least 5 years in a supervisory or personnel management role
  • Class 1 Georgia Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification (Or ability to obtain within 6 months)
  • Possess exemplary leadership, communications, and team-building skills
  • Strong detail-oriented work style
  • Proven experience in making sound financial, technical, and human resources decisions
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications

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

Water Distribution Operator

Jackson County Water & Sewerage Authority
$40,900 to $55,000
Ends: February 26, 2018
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Water Distribution Operator Opening

 

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

This is a skilled hands-on job requiring knowledge of piping and pumping systems involving the efficient operation of the Authority’s extensive water system. Incumbents continually ensure regulatory compliance with the Authority’s public water supply permit. 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. The ideal candidate should have One (1) or more years’ experience in the field of public water operations and possess a Georgia Water Distribution license.  Applicants with related experience, such as plumbing or utility construction, may be considered. Applicant must possess a valid Georgia Driver's License (Class C) at start of employment and have a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record. A “Class A” CDL license is required within one-year of start date. The applicant 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 $40,900 to $55,000 annually, DOQ.

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

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator Class III

City of Summerville
Ends: February 26, 2018

Water Treatment Plant Superintendant

City of Summerville
Ends: February 13, 2018

WTP Relief Operator II or III

City of Gainesville
$14.22 - $22.05 Hr $29,577.60 - $45,864.00 Annual
Ends: February 11, 2018
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SUMMARY:

Relieves the Water Works Operators at the Water Works Plant as needed assuring adequate water supplies are available and the effluent water meets all applicable standards for purity by monitoring equipment and performing other duties. May perform maintenance duties as time permits. Subject to call on any shift on any day or at any time.

JOB DUTIES:
Acts as Relief Operator on any shift when an Operator is out; assumes full control and responsibility for operations and effluent.
 
Acts as Relief Sludge Press Operator.
 
Performs lab jar tests on samples of influent, effluent, raw, diffused, and finished water; checks temperature, pH, alkalinity, chlorine, and fluoride; mixes chemicals necessary to complete the tests.
 
Weighs and feeds the proper amount of various chemicals into the system including lime, alum, polymer, and fluoride; fills fluoride hopper and alum dry tank.
 
Monitors charts, meters, and gauges in the lab indicating the overall condition of the Plant; changes all charts as needed.
 
Checks and calibrates all equipment for routine operation such as high service pumps, raw water pumps, feed pumps, sludge collectors, chlorinators, flocculators, and air compressors.
 
Fills out forms daily to monitor the condition of the plant including flocculator reports, chlorine status, alum and polymer feed rate, and lime and fluoride feed rate.
 
Opens sludge return valves to allow sludge to be collected in transport trucks; performs minor maintenance on trucks.
 
Performs duties of water works operator in their absence.
Backwashes filters as needed to remove a build up of silt and debris; regulates filters for the amount of water needed to insure proper flow is maintained; flushes sludge valves, blow off valves and bottoms of basins.
 
Records and reports any problems to maintenance staff for repairs; paints facility and equipment as necessary.
 
May change oil and grease motors; cuts grass, runs hedge trimmers, cuts shrubs, lays straw, etc.
 
May clean laboratory and other rooms as necessary.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
 
Six months of experience as an Operator Trainee or Operator.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:

 WTP Relief Operator II: Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR). Class II Georgia Water Treatment License. 
 
WTP Relief Operator III: Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR). Class III Georgia Water Treatment License. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of the principles and practices for the operation of plant equipment and related measuring 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 practices applied to plant operations.
 
Ability to read and interpret charts.
 
Ability to perform routine and emergency equipment maintenance.
 
Must be able to lift 50 lbs. As of 12/4/01
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.
 
Applies to WTP Operator III:
The above position qualifies for an automatic promotion to an Operator II position upon attainment of a Class II Water Certificate.
 
Applies to WTP Operator II:
The above position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Class I Water certificate.
 
 
THE MAXIMUM CERTIFICATION INCENTIVE IS 5%.

 

 

 

Valve Maintenance Technician I

City of Gainesville
$12.92 - $20.02 Hr $26,873.60 - $41,641.60 Annual
Ends: February 11, 2018
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SUMMARY:
Assist with repairs, locates, documenting, and exercises various types of valves in the water distribution and sanitary sewer system. Prepares technical field reports to assist the Mapping Group as well as other Department personnel to maintain and verify map records of valve locations in the system. Also, assists in conducting water and sewer surveying, and related record keeping activities.
 
 
JOB DUTIES:
Assist with repairs, locates, documents, and exercises water and sewer valves in the system by conducting:  Field surveys on existing valves, producing detailed valve card drawings, photographing locations, establishing Global Positioning Coordinates, repairing broken valves with mechanical tools, cleaning valves, and using hand and hydraulic tools to exercise valves to insure proper working condition.    
 
Performs a variety of indoor/outdoor tasks using hand-operated power tools and mechanical equipment, repair of sewer air relief valves.
 
Completes valve repair request as needed for assistance within the division.
 
Compiles data generated during field investigation of the water distribution and sanitary sewer system to produce field reports for use by the Engineering Division as well as other Department personnel.
 
Participates and/or assists in water and sewer system surveying projects. Serves as rod-man, turns and reads angles, takes elevation with level, and records measurement and information.
 
Participates and/or assists in operation and maintenance of the division valve exercising machine equipment.
 
Performs field verification of water and sanitary sewer system maps. Generates reports and/or sketches for the mapping group to update Department's utility system maps.
 
Maintains daily logs; prepares working sketches and drawings; may also research construction drawings.
 
Assist construction crews with emergency shut downs of the water and sewer system as needed.
 
Performs all other related duties as required.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:

High school diploma or G. E. D. preferably supplemented by relevant course work in engineering, surveying, and use of personal computers.
 
One year of utility construction, maintenance, surveying or other related experience.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualification stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Valid Class C driver's license and a satisfactory motor vehicle record.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of construction, maintenance, or operation of water and sanitary sewer systems.
 
Knowledge of surveying techniques and ability to use surveying equipment.
 
Ability to read and interpret engineering plans, blue prints, and system maps.
 
Ability to work in adverse weather conditions and occasional night shift.
 
Ability to maintain excellent records of field investigation.
 
Ability to clearly communicate field investigation results to a variety of personnel in the Department both verbally and in writing.
 
Ability to maintain effective working relationship with other employees, consultants, contractors, and general public courteously and tactfully.
 
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.
 
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Water Distribution License.
     
  • Position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Wastewater Collection License.
     
     Allows maximum of 10% above grade 15.
     

 

WTP Relief Operator II or III

City of Gainesville
$14.22 - $22.05 Hr $29,577.60 - $45,864.00 Annual
Ends: February 11, 2018
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SUMMARY:

Relieves the Water Works Operators at the Water Works Plant as needed assuring adequate water supplies are available and the effluent water meets all applicable standards for purity by monitoring equipment and performing other duties. May perform maintenance duties as time permits. Subject to call on any shift on any day or at any time.

JOB DUTIES:
Acts as Relief Operator on any shift when an Operator is out; assumes full control and responsibility for operations and effluent.
 
Acts as Relief Sludge Press Operator.
 
Performs lab jar tests on samples of influent, effluent, raw, diffused, and finished water; checks temperature, pH, alkalinity, chlorine, and fluoride; mixes chemicals necessary to complete the tests.
 
Weighs and feeds the proper amount of various chemicals into the system including lime, alum, polymer, and fluoride; fills fluoride hopper and alum dry tank.
 
Monitors charts, meters, and gauges in the lab indicating the overall condition of the Plant; changes all charts as needed.
 
Checks and calibrates all equipment for routine operation such as high service pumps, raw water pumps, feed pumps, sludge collectors, chlorinators, flocculators, and air compressors.
 
Fills out forms daily to monitor the condition of the plant including flocculator reports, chlorine status, alum and polymer feed rate, and lime and fluoride feed rate.
 
Opens sludge return valves to allow sludge to be collected in transport trucks; performs minor maintenance on trucks.
 
Performs duties of water works operator in their absence.
Backwashes filters as needed to remove a build up of silt and debris; regulates filters for the amount of water needed to insure proper flow is maintained; flushes sludge valves, blow off valves and bottoms of basins.
 
Records and reports any problems to maintenance staff for repairs; paints facility and equipment as necessary.
 
May change oil and grease motors; cuts grass, runs hedge trimmers, cuts shrubs, lays straw, etc.
 
May clean laboratory and other rooms as necessary.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
 
Six months of experience as an Operator Trainee or Operator.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:

 WTP Relief Operator II: Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR). Class II Georgia Water Treatment License. 
 
WTP Relief Operator III: Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR). Class III Georgia Water Treatment License. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of the principles and practices for the operation of plant equipment and related measuring 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 practices applied to plant operations.
 
Ability to read and interpret charts.
 
Ability to perform routine and emergency equipment maintenance.
 
Must be able to lift 50 lbs. As of 12/4/01
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.
 
Applies to WTP Operator III:
The above position qualifies for an automatic promotion to an Operator II position upon attainment of a Class II Water Certificate.
 
Applies to WTP Operator II:
The above position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Class I Water certificate.
 
 
THE MAXIMUM CERTIFICATION INCENTIVE IS 5%.

 

 

 

Pipefitter I

City of Gainesville
$10.62 - $16.47 Hr $22,089.60 - $34,257.60 Annual
Ends: February 11, 2018
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SUMMARY:
Assist with operation and maintenance of the water and sewer systems.  Installs, repairs, and maintains water and sewer lines insuring service to the customers is uninterrupted or restored as soon as possible.
 
JOB DUTIES:
Responds to reports of water line, water meter, water main, or sewer line breaks; locate breaks and lines prior to digging; finds the shut off valves by using a locating device and cuts off service before repair begins.                                     

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

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

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

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

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

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

Performs routine maintenance and minor repairs of equipment.

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

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

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

Performs other related duties as required.

Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:

None required.

Licenses and Certifications:

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

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

Ability to lift and carry objects up to 80 pounds.

Ability to take and follow directions from supervisor.

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

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

 

 

Construction Utility Technician (I-IV)

City of Gainesville
Depends on Qualifications
Ends: February 11, 2018
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SUMMARY:
Performs manual and skilled labor associated with installation, repair and maintenance of the water distribution and sewage collection system; assists construction and maintenance crews locate water and sewer lines so lines are not damaged during construction and flushes lines after construction in completed to remove debris.

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

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

 

WTP Operator II or III - Riverside

City of Gainesville
Depends on Qualifications
Ends: February 7, 2018
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SUMMARY:
Position will be filled based upon applicant's certifications.

WTP OPERATOR II

Operates the WTP on a daily basis, monitoring all equipment, adding or deleting chemicals, and assuring adequate water supplies are available and the finished water meets all applicable standards for purity.

WTP OPERATOR III

Operates the Water Works Plant on a daily basis, monitoring all equipment, adding or deleting chemicals, and assuring adequate water supplies are available and the effluent water meets all applicable standards for purity.

 
 
JOB DUTIES:
WTP OPERATOR II

Pump water from Lake Lanier, filter it through the plant, and distribute it through the City water distribution system; start and stop pumps as needed to regulate flow of water through the plant.
 
Performs lab tests on samples of raw and finished water; checks temperature, pH, alkalinity, chlorine, and fluoride; mixes chemicals necessary to complete the tests.
 
Based on test results, weighs and feeds the proper amount of various chemicals into the system including lime, alum, polymer, and fluoride; fills fluoride hopper and alum day tank.
 
Records total water treated and chemicals used in a 24-hour period; monitors charts, meters and gauges in the lab indicating the overall condition of the plant; changes 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.
 
Cleans laboratory and other areas of WTP as necessary.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.

WTP OPERATOR III

Draws water from Lake Lanier, filters it through the plant, and distributes it through the City water system; starts and stops pumps as needed to regulate the flow of water through the plant.
 
Performs lab tests on samples of influent, effluent, raw, diffused, and finished water; checks temperature, pH, alkalinity, chlorine, and fluoride; mixes chemicals necessary to complete the tests.
 
From readings on tests, weighs and feeds the proper amount of various chemicals into the system including lime, alum, polymer, and fluoride; fills fluoride hopper and alum dry tank.
 
Records totals of all water treated and chemicals used in a 24-hour period; monitors charts, meters and gauges in the lab indicating the overall condition of the plant; changes all 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.
 
Opens sludge return valves to allow sludge to be collected in transport trucks and removed to the landfill.
 
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.
 
Cleans laboratory and other rooms as necessary.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.


 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
WTP OPERATOR II

Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
 
Six months as WTP Operator III.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Class II Georgia Water Treatment License.
 
Valid Class C drivers 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 mathematical formulas and the ability to calculate the amounts of chemicals needed to treat 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 lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
 
Ability to climb up to seventy (70) stairs 05/08.

WTP OPERATOR III

Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
 
Six months experience as an Operator Trainee.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Class III Georgia Water Treatment License.
 
Valid Class C drivers 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.
 
Must be able to Lift 50 lbs. As of 12/4/01
 
Must be able to climb up to 70 stairs 05/08.


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

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

WTP OPERATOR II

The above position qualifies for a 5% certification incentive based upon attainment of a Class I Water certificate.
 
Allows maximum of 5% above Grade 18.

WTP OPERATOR III

The above position qualifies for an automatic promotion to an Operator II position upon attainment of a Class II Water Operator Certification.


 



 

 

Civil Engineer III

City of Gainesville
$28.76 - $43.15 Hr $59,820.80 - $89,752.00 Annual
Ends: February 7, 2018
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SUMMARY:
Professional position involving the construction inspection of single or multiple large and complex projects to ensure compliance with the contract plans and specifications.  Serve as primary field contact liaison with engineering design staff, contractors project staff and the departments project staff; typically provide supervision and direction of lesser experienced project inspection staff.

 
JOB DUTIES:
Prepare and/or supervise the preparation of daily reports of construction work;

Identify potential problems, such as out-of-scope work, differing site conditions, and work interference;

Utilize engineering background, construction experience and knowledge of industry standards to review and negotiate construction claims and change orders;

Review Contractor's construction schedule and periodic updates.  Evaluate project status including resources, activity duration and relationships.  Performs analysis of schedule impacts due to changes and changed conditions;

Ensure monitoring of overall quantity and quality of contractor's work;

Maintain liaison with engineering design disciplines to obtain clarification and interpretation of the contract plans and specifications.  Prepare independent responses to RFI's and issue clarification as needed;

Maintain liaison with Department staff;

Coordinate with contractor to correct areas of non-compliance;

Generate project correspondence, prepare for and administer project meetings;

Review and approve contractor's monthly payment requisitions for further processing;

Prepare and disseminate all required project documentation records. Maintain and organize project records including daily field reports, testing and inspection reports, status reports, punch-lists, shop drawing submittals, O&M manuals and record documents.;

Coordinate project start-up and close-out;

Assume additional duties and responsibilities as directed by Construction and Project Section Chief;

Maintains City vehicle, assuring all preventive and routine maintenance is completed;

Performs other related duties as required;

Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.

 

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Structural, or Environmental Engineering;

Ten (10) years of construction engineering and design experience;

Complete knowledge of construction products, methods and procedures;

Any equivalent combination of education and technical experience, which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.

Licenses and Certifications:

State of Georgia Certified Professional Engineer or Certified professional Engineer in a State having reciprocity with Georgia preferred.

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Position receives minimum direction; individual determines work assignments in conjunction with overall project schedule;

Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to interface at different levels;

Strong computer skills required for utilization of construction related software for project scheduling and documentation;

Knowledge in the use of surveying and computer equipment;

Knowledge of the theories, principles, practices, and methods involved in construction and maintenance of water and sewer facilities, building construction and maintenance, site grading and storm water support systems, highway construction, and experience and knowledge of construction products, methods and procedures;

Knowledge of the laws, statutes and ordinances associated with water and sewer facilities, building construction and highway construction;

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to supervise and direct other Resident Engineers and Resident Inspectors;

Knowledge of the principles and practices utilized in the inspection and testing of materials used in the construction of roads, bridges, and other projects;

Skill in use and application of surveying equipment;

Ability to review and interpret contract provisions, and construction plans and specifications;

Ability to organize, interpret, analyze and prepare technical engineering reports;

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with engineers, developers, contractors, Federal, State and Local officials, government employees and the public.

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

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

 

 

Assistant Director of Engineering and Finance

City of Gainesville
$36.37 - $60.00 Hr $75,649.60 - $124,800.00 Annua
Ends: February 7, 2018
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SUMMARY:
Plans, organizes, directs, and manages strategic initiatives related to engineering, finance, and administrative matters of the Department.  Supports the Director of Water Resources by supervising and managing the engineering and finance divisions, consultants, vendors, and contractors as well as related intergovernmental coordination.
 
JOB DUTIES:
Strategic Utility Leadership
  • Provide strategic vision for engineering and finance issues, engage staff in both the development and implementation of vision, and coordinate with Director of Water Resources, City Manager, and elected leadership as appropriate.
  • Keep informed of changes to legislation, policies, codes of practice relating to the position, advise the Director and City Manager as necessary and take action as appropriate.
  • Manage projects and operations to ensure that objectives, outcomes, milestones and actions are achieved on time and within budget. Engage, supervise and monitor contractors, vendors, and consultants as required. Evaluates and effectively communicates project progress results, risks issues, and needs.
  • Manage and participate in multi-disciplinary teams to deliver effective utility engineering, finance and administrative outcomes.
  • Proactively build and maintain effective working relationships with City of Gainesville staff and other key stakeholders from local, state and federal government entities, developers, economic development professionals, utilities, industry and the community, to facilitate a collaborative approach to the business of the Department of Water Resources and the City of Gainesville, as related to engineering, finance, and administrative aspects of the Department.
 Operational Responsibilities
  • Responsible for near term and forwarding looking finance and capital improvements planning
  • Manages multiple complex projects simultaneously.
  • Directs and coordinates with assigned managers in the operation and prioritization of daily activities.
  • Oversees the development of annual revenue forecasts and expense budgets, monitors expenditures to ensure proper use of funds; exercises authority to approve expenditures, requisitions, purchase orders, and invoices for assigned functions.
  • Coordinates activities of consulting engineers and other professional services; meets with representatives for the firms; reviews plans and oversees the work; keeps the Department of Water Resources Director informed of all work progress; ensures products delivered by the consultants are consistent with the City's requirements.
  • Coordinates the work of Water Resources staff and consultants performing financial analyses, systems master planning, CIP development, assists with determining the direction and goals of the department in consultation with the Director of Water Resources, City Manager, and the elected officials.
  • Assists finance, administrative, customer service, and engineering staff in the handling of customer inquiries and complaints concerning utility services, and coordinates activities with all appropriate divisions when an engineering issue arises.
  • Tracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans and resources to meet project needs.
  • Plan, prioritize and organize work schedules to deliver a high standard of work.
  • Lead the development, presentation, and administration of DWR budgets.
  • Investigates and resolves public complaints and requests for service according to established policies and guidelines; consults with the Director of Water Resources and makes recommendations on matters not covered by specific policies and guidelines.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and improve operational efficiencies and service delivery methods for assigned areas.
 Communication and Coordination Responsibilities
  • Participate in the Metro Water District and state water planning activities; assist with water litigation issues and drought issues.
  • As related to engineering, master planning, and other assigned areas, coordinates with Georgia EPD and other State officials, Corps of Engineers, EPA, and other Federal officials.
  • Prepare and/or guide the preparation of complex reports, graphics, and other communications materials to a high standard.
  • Effectively represent the City within relevant committees and forums and deliver presentations as required.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders, including community members, other government entities, economic development professionals, and contractors in the preparation of studies, plans, projects and policies.
 Supervisory Duties
  • Directly supervise the Engineering and Construction Division Manager and the Finance and Administration Division Manager.
  • Directs and coordinates with assigned Division Managers in the operation and prioritization of daily activities.
  • Identify and implement professional development training of assigned staff.
  • Interviews, makes hiring recommendations, and evaluates performance of employees in the assigned divisions.
  • Select, train, motivate, and evaluate personnel within assigned divisions;provide or coordinate staff training' work with employees to correct deficiencies; make personnel recommendation to the Director of Water Resources as needed
 Other Duties
  • Project the image of the Department of Water Resources and City of Gainesville government as being efficient and sensitive to the needs of the community
  • Work with limited supervision, be innovative, self-motivated and support the Director in the motivation of other team members.
  • Manages special projects and programs for the Department of Water Resources as assigned by the Water Resources Director
  • Attend Council meetings, committee meetings and public meetings as required.
  • Serves as Director of Water Resources in his absence.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Is subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
 
Bachelor's Degree in related field, preferably in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Science, Business, or related field
 
Master's degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, Accounting or Public Administration is desirable.
 
Ten to Fifteen years of professional experience in the engineering and project management field, including seven in a management capacity.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Professional Engineer Certification desirable.
 
Class I Water Operator desirable.
 
Class I Wastewater Operator desirable.
 
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of general utility operations, as well as engineering design, construction, finance, and accounting functions.
 
Strong financial acumen with proven ability to utilize project management methodologies and link project results and organizational benefits for infrastructure project delivery.
 
Knowledge of municipal budgeting procedures and multi-funded financing operations.
 
Knowledge of professional environmental service provider practices.
 
Knowledge of current federal and state regulations and trends for water resources management.
 
Skill in negotiating and administering contracts.
 
Ability to select, develop, organize, motivate and effectively utilize staff.
 
Ability to plan, direct and manage a number of concurrent and diverse activities of multiple staff members.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relation­ships with employees, contractors, utility companies, Federal, State, City and County officials and the general public.
 
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
 
Ability to establish effective working relationships with developers, consulting engineers, local government officials, other professionals and the general public.
 
Ability to manage engineering and finance staff to accomplish a wide array of challenges and projects as well as the ability to make decisions and recommendations which impact project success while remaining within project schedule and budget.
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
ADA Minimum Requirements
 
Physical Ability:  Tasks require the ability to exert light to medium physical effort in sedentary to medium level activity which may require some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials of medium weight (up to 20 pounds) and occasionally of heavy weight (up to 50 pounds).  Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation as well as work in the field at construction sites.  Duties require the ability to use a personal computer, to operate a motor vehicle, and to use tools and equipment used in inspection and measurement of construction elements.
 
Sensory Requirements:  Tasks require the ability to communicate orally in person and by telephone.  Tasks require the ability to visually inspect items for proper length, width, and shape using various tools and equipment.
 
Environmental Factors:  Essential functions are performed with frequent exposure to adverse environmental conditions including weather, dust, debris, chemicals, and machinery involved in construction.

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.
 

 

Civil Engineer II - Water Resources

City of Gainesville
$26.10 - $39.15 Hr $54,288.00 - $81,432.00 Annual
Ends: February 7, 2018
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SUMMARY:Plans, designs, inspects, permits, and directs construction and maintenance of structures and facilities such as roads, bridges, traffic control systems, pipelines, irrigation systems, water and sewer systems, water and wastewater treatment facilities, compactor facilities, and landfills, and performs technical research to develop solutions to engineering problems.
 JOB DUTIES:Reviews design plans of public and private community development projects, such as subdivisions, commercial and industrial developments; confers with engineering, land surveying, and architectural firms to advise and explain various design plan corrections or revisions required by County and City Code, Ordinances, and policy.
 
Directs and performs inspections of community development projects to assure construction standards, construction materials, and infrastructures meet or exceed required minimum specifications.
 
Prepares plans, specifications, cost estimates, and progress reports on Engineering and Department of Water Resources or Public Works projects such as water and sanitary sewer improvements for treatment, distribution and collection of water and wastewater, as well as drainage way, street redesign, improvements, and/or resurfacing projects.
 
Designs, or provides technical expertise to contractors and developers building or maintaining, water mains, water booster pumping facilities, sanitary sewers, sewage pump stations, pressure regulating facilities, highways, bridges, drainage systems, and other Engineering and Department of Water Resources or Public Works projects; conducts field survey, hydraulic studies, and/or other Engineering studies to accurately design projects.
 
Reviews and permits all new commercial, industrial, institutional, governmental and subdivision construction plans to insure compliance with all applicable codes and ordinances including, but not limited to Soil Erosion and Sediment Control.
 
Conducts engineering studies, prepares reports, and make recommendations for change as necessary.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
When assigned to Department of Water Resources - Engineering & Construction Division
 
Assists Construction Manager in planning, directing, organizing, and scheduling work of the Construction Management Team.
 
Reviews, monitors, and approves design plans and specifications for projects such as water mains and sanitary sewers, water and wastewater treatment facilities, land application systems, and operations buildings; insures compliance with Local, State and Federal regulations.
 
Monitors construction progress of projects, prepares progress reports for the City Council.
 
Serves as liaison between construction management and design engineering groups.  Investigates and resolves conflicts occurring with contractors.  Negotiates disputes covered by established policies and procedures.  Makes recommendations on matters not covered by specific policies and guidelines.
 
May provide engineering services to other Divisions within Department of Water Resources; prepares cost estimates for proposed improvements, secures all necessary permits from State and Federal regulatory agencies and all easements required for construction.  May provide land surveying required for planning, design, and construction of water and sewer lines.  Reviews, verifies, and processes payment requests on construction projects, and maintains and finalizes project record documents.
 
Develops and maintains manhole numbering scheme for the sanitary sewer system; coordinates and performs necessary tasks in upkeep of the Department's maps through the Mapping and Graphics Group.
 
Assists the Engineering and Planning Division's project management team with various aspects of water and sewer project management.  These tasks may include scheduling functions as well as acquiring data, plans, etc. to assist the project manager or outside consultant in completing the project.
 
Assists in preparation of hydraulic computer models of water and sewer systems.  This may involve conducting field testing during the calibration process, as well as obtaining and compiling data bases containing specific system configuration and operational information.
 
Prepares routine reports associated with tracking customer growth, system needs, and usage, as well as other necessary reports.
 
 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education and Experience:
 
Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Structural, or Environmental Engineering.
 
Two years Civil Engineering experience.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Engineering-in-Training License preferred.
 
State of Georgia Certified Professional Engineer or Certified professional Engineer in a State having reciprocity with Georgia preferred.
 
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of Civil and Sanitary Engineering as applied to major Water Resources or Public Works projects.
 
Knowledge of the principles and practices utilized in the inspection and testing of materials used in the construction of Civil Engineering projects and roads, bridges, and other projects.
 
Skill in the use and application of surveying equipment.
 
Ability to review and interpret contract provisions, and construction plans and specifications.
 
Ability to organize, interpret analyze, and prepare technical Engineering reports.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Engineers, developers, contractors, Federal, State, and Local officials, government employees, and the  public.
 
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
 
 SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:This position is classified as safety-sensitive.  Incumbent will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing.
 
This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.
 
 

 

Maintenance 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
See Description
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.


 

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.