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Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Monroe
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Ends: January 21, 2021
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
JOB POSTING
Water Treatment Plant Operator
Posted: 10/23/2020
End Date: UNTIL FILLED


The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator. This position is responsible for operating a water treatment plant.
Qualified applicants must:
• Have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
• Have possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
To perform this position successfully applicants must have…
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of citizens or employees of the City.
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary range for this position is: Level III $24,952 to $57,068 Level II $28,752 to $63,447 Level I $32,552 to $69,826. Actual starting salary within this range is dependent upon applicant’s qualifications. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 215 N. Broad Street, Monroe, GA 30655 or printed from the City website at www.monroega.com (under Government/Job Opportunities). A full job description is available at City Hall. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application but may be attached. Completed job applications must be returned to/received by City Hall at the above address or by mail to City of Monroe, attn.: HR, PO Box 1249, Monroe, GA, 30655


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

WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

City of Summerville
Ends: January 18, 2021
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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

 

The City of Summerville is accepting applications for a FULL-TIME WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR CLASS III or better.

 

Minimum Requirements:  Applicant must have a standard High School Diploma or its equivalent.  Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license, pass a pre-employment drug screen test and agree to a back ground check.  Applicant must possess a Georgia Class III license or better and such licenses should be maintained for the duration of employment in this classification.  Salary will be based on qualifications and experience.

 

Essential Functions:   Works under the supervision of the Plant Superintendent, must perform general operational, maintenance and custodial work at the wastewater treatment plant.  Inspects plant for proper operation of plant equipment and processes; operates solids processing equipment; collect samples and performs field analysis and other laboratory test; monitors computer and notifies supervisor of any problems; inspects wastewater equipment; performs routine maintenance and repairs on plant equipment.  Performs housekeeping around plant and building facilities; prepares, completes, processes, and maintains necessary documents, correspondence, reports, logs and records; may be required to operate certain motor driven vehicles on-site and on public roads, assists with the procedure for septic tank truck dumping; may be required to supervise.

 

Physical Requirements:  Must be capable of working outdoors with considerable walking, standing on concrete floors, climbing stairways and ladders with ease and able to climb down into wet wells or other confined spaces when wearing self-contained breathing apparatus.  Must be capable of occasionally lifting and carrying an unassisted load of 40 pounds and regularly carrying tools or other equipment weighing at least 10 pounds.

 

Applications may be obtained at the Summerville City Hall, 120 Georgia Avenue or at the plant at 470 Red Oak Road, Summerville, Ga. 30747, Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Resumes may be e-mailed to ctuggle@summervillega.org or faxed to (706) 859-0898.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

 

CITY OF SUMMERVILLE

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

WATER PLANT OPERATOR “A”, “B” or “C”/GAS CONTROL

Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works
Ends: January 14, 2021
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JOB OPENING NOTICE

DEPARTMENT:            WATER PLANT

JOB TITLE:                WATER PLANT OPERATOR “A”, “B” or “C”/GAS CONTROL

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Under occasional supervision, operates the CPW water plant to produce potable water that meets or exceeds the requirements of the SC Department of health and Environmental control (DHEC) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in sufficient quantities to meet the demands of the system served.  Monitors and adjusts gas usage as necessary to ensure compliance with transporter and supplier contacts and to maintain adequate pressure to sustain the gas distribution system.  Receives, responds to and/or dispatches calls regarding problems related to water, electric, and gas utilities.  Performs related technical work as required.  Reports to the Water Plant Superintendent. 

 

Education and/or training requirements: 

Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by three to five years of progressively responsible experience in water plant operations, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Must possess a Class “A”, Class “B” or Class “C” Water Plant Operator Certificate.

 

JOB GRADE: Grade 13, 15 or 17 ($42,202 – 70,932)              

                          

 

CONTACT:    Angie Simpson, Human Resources Director      

 

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Public Works General Maintenance & Repair Worker

City of Danielsville
Salary range $10.00 - $16.00 hourly
Ends: January 12, 2021
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CITY OF DANIELSVILLE

10 Government Circle

Danielsville, GA  30633

706-795-2189

 

NOW HIRING FOR:

Public Works General Maintenance & Repair Worker

 

Summary of Position:
 
Perform general maintenance & repair duties relating to City Streets, Water, & Sewer Operations.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of a specific statement from the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Lawn Maintenance of City Property & Rights of Way
  • General Maintenance & Repairs of City Buildings
  • Meter Reading
  • Utility Customer Needs – New Service, Disconnections, etc
  • Assist in Water/Sewer Line & Meter Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
  • Street Maintenance and Repair
  • Daily Maintenance & Operation of Water & Sewer Systems
  • Ability to operate Tractor, Backhoe, Bucket Truck, Dump Truck, Lawn Mower, Weedeater, Edger, and other small power tools.

Desirable Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of machinery, equipment and tools. 
  • Must be able to work effectively with others
  • Employee is exposed to the outside temperatures/elements.
  • Must be available for On-Call Nights & Weekends.
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Experience in construction and public works is preferred, but not mandatory.
  • A criminal background and drug test will be required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.

Job Salary & Benefits:

Full-Time Position M-F w/On-Call Nights & Weekends required

Salary range $10.00 - $16.00 hourly (based on experience).  “Non-Exempt” Position 

Normal working days of Monday – Friday w/On-Call Nights & Weekends

Paid Holidays, Vacation, Personal & Sick Time

Retirement/Pension Plan, Insurance benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability and Uniform

 

How to Apply:
 

Email Resume to:  spayne@cityofdanielsville.us

Mail Resume to:   City of Danielsville

                            P O Box 339

                             Danielsville, GA 30633 

Public Works Supervisor/Department Head

City of Danielsville
Salary range $16.00 - $20.00 hourly
Ends: January 12, 2021
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CITY OF DANIELSVILLE

10 Government Circle

Danielsville, GA  30633

706-795-2189

 

NOW HIRING FOR:

Public Works Supervisor/Department Head

 

Summary of Position:
 
Oversee the day to day operation of the City's Public Works Department. The Director has a staff consisting of general Public Works personnel.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of a specific statement from the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Maintains oversight over all facets of public works, including Water, Sewer, and Street Departments.
  • Processes work orders and ensures completion; Prioritizes and plans work assignments; makes assignments to maintenance personnel; monitors work to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Delegates and coordinates staff to work on various tasks as need arises and performs due diligence in order to be proactive in preventative maintenance with regard to all City buildings, properties, grounds, vehicles, equipment and tools.
  • Researches products, materials and services for financial prudence prior to the purchase of necessary items utilized by the Public Works staff.
  • Coordinates projects utilizing S.P.L.O.S.T. and LMIG Funds and works with the City Clerk to ensure proper administration of such funds.
  • Attends all mandated and re-certification related classes/seminars concerning management and operations of public works. Coordinates mandated and re-certification related classes/seminars for all public works personnel.
  • Manages all personnel time reports, and tracks leave time benefit requests.
  • Interviews, hires, reprimands, disciplines and fires all maintenance staff through close consultation with the City Clerk, Mayor and Council and if necessary, the City Attorney.
  • Prepares or complete various forms, reports, correspondence, inspection reports, training records, permits, letters, inventory reports, origin and cause reports, status reports, files, or other documents.
  • Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, files and reports, legal documents, education materials, letters, insurance records, voluntary statements, property receipts, law enforcement reports, vehicle records, property records, codes, standards, policies, procedures, maps, manuals, reference materials or other documentation; reviews, complete, processes, forwards and retains as appropriate.
  • Communicates with Mayor, Council, employees, other departments, property owners/occupants, utility companies, civic organizations, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information or resolve problems.
  • Operates a personal computer, calculator, technical equipment, an automobile or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other system software.
  • Exercises discretion in the performance of the work and regularly uses independent judgment.

Desirable Skills and Qualifications:
 

  • Must have strong supervisory and management skills.
  • Focused and multitasking skills are very important.  Works with the Mayor and each member of the City Council for the ongoing care and maintenance of the City properties.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of machinery, equipment and tools.  Scheduling of projects and good time management as well as character and blending of personalities to accomplish the various and numerous tasks of maintaining and servicing the needs of the City.
  • Must be able to work effectively with the Mayor, City Council and professional staff members in City government.
  • Must be able to function effectively in a work environment in which the employee is exposed to significant public scrutiny and be able to adequately and effectively address public questions and concerns as well as interact with members of the community.
  • Must be available for On-Call Nights & Weekends.
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in construction and public works management with proven supervisory skills.
  • A criminal background and drug test will be required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.
  • Must possess or have ability to obtain a Class III Water and Wastewater Operator Certification.

Job Salary & Benefits:
 

Full-Time Position M-F w/On-Call Nights & Weekends required

Salary range $16.00 - $20.00 hourly (based on experience).  “Non-Exempt” Position 

Normal working days of Monday – Friday w/On-Call Nights & Weekends

Paid Holidays, Vacation, Personal & Sick Time

Retirement/Pension Plan, Insurance benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability and Uniform

How to Apply:
 

Email Resume to:  spayne@cityofdanielsville.us

Mail Resume to:             City of Danielsville

                                       P O Box 339

                                          Danielsville, GA 30633 

 

Procurement Clerk

Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority
Ends: January 12, 2021
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Procurement Clerk

 

The Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority, located in Jefferson, GA, is seeking to fill the position of Procurement Clerk. The applicant must, at a minimum, be a Certified Local Government Finance Offer Level 1, or have ability to obtain the certification within 18 months of employment with the Authority.  A successful applicant will have a high school diploma or GED, a valid Georgia driver license with a clean driving record, and a basic knowledge of accounting.  The successful candidate will have experience with computer applications to include a proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Word & Excel.  In addition to an appropriate technical background, the applicant shall have the ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the general public. 

 

The primary duties of the position include, but are not limited to, administer the procurement duties of JCWSA, as well as, administer vendor set up, inventory control, administer building maintenance, and contract management as needed.  For a comprehensive job description, please visit the Authority’s website at www.jcwsa.com.  Please submit your resume to the Human Resources Department, Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority, P.O. Box 869, Jefferson, GA 30549 or hr@jcwsa.com.  All candidates selected for an interview are subject to a comprehensive background check and drug screening.  Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority is an equal opportunity employer and utilizes e-verify.

 

Meter Installation Technician

Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority
Ends: January 12, 2021
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Meter Installation Technician

 

The Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority, located in Jefferson, GA, is seeking to fill the position of Meter Installation Technician. The applicant must be a Certified Water Distribution Operator in the State of Georgia, or have ability to obtain the certification within 18 months of employment with the Authority.  A successful applicant will have a high school diploma or GED, a valid Georgia driver license with a clean driving record, and a basic knowledge of math and computers to include a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.  In addition to an appropriate technical background, the applicant shall have the ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the general public. 

 

The primary duties of the position include, but are not limited to, administer the purchase and installation of metered connections, the JCWSA aged meter program and the  AMI tower function.  For a comprehensive job description, please visit the Authority’s website at www.jcwsa.com.  Please submit your resume to the Human Resources Department, Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority, P.O. Box 869, Jefferson, GA 30549 or hr@jcwsa.com.  All candidates selected for an interview are subject to a comprehensive background check and drug screening.  Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority is an equal opportunity employer and utilizes e-verify.

 

SCADA/GIS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

Peachtree City, Georgia
$66,400 to $91,500 per year
Ends: November 8, 2020
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SCADA/GIS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
(Support Services Department)
Date Posted: May 20, 2020, Reposted October 6, 2020
Location: Peachtree City, Georgia
Type of Position: Full-Time
Salary: $66,400 to $91,500 per year ($31.92 to $43.99 per hour)
Education/Experience Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Engineering and two
years experience supporting a SCADA system is preferred
Reports to: Collection System/Support Services Supervisor
Position Summary
The SCADA/GIS System Administrator will provide technical support for the Authority's Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
(SCADA) systems and Geographic Information System (GIS). This position contributes to the planning, purchase, installation,
update, and support of the SCADA infrastructure and GIS program.
Essential Duties
? Conceptualizes, details, and implements all phases of SCADA system upgrades for wastewater treatment and conveyance
systems.
? Implements start-up of newly installed SCADA equipment.
? Reverse engineers existing Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) code and updates to current standards in Function Block
Diagram (FBD).
? Installs and updates point to multi-point radio systems, PLCs, and associated hardware, including controls.
? Integrates vendor supplied equipment with Authority-owned control systems.
? Programs the SCADA operator interface as required for updates/upgrades.
? Maintains a PLC program library for immediate restore of lost or damaged code.
? Troubleshoots and repairs plant-wide control systems.
? Ensures security measures and standards are maintained; documents code revisions through a pre-established change
control process.
? Develops and implements standard procedures and naming conventions.
? Administers the GIS program, including coordinating field work, mapping/data updates, and database maintenance.
? Works independently and acts as technical lead on projects.
? Works after hours and weekends as required.
? Operates assigned Authority vehicle.
? Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be
successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience. Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Engineering and two years
experience supporting a SCADA system is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who are proficient in programming
software such as Unity, Concept, and ProWorks; and languages such as FBD, Ladder Logic, VBA, .NET, Python and SQL.
Knowledge of:
• SCADA software and hardware systems (GE preferred)
• Personal computer hardware and software, server computer hardware and software, local area networks, and wide
area networks
• Windows operating system, SQL server databases, and Ethernet based PLC's
• Project management, change control
• Data center operation
• SCADA programming and HMI design
• Current industry trends and best practices
Ability to:
• Work independently managing multiple assigned priorities and
tasks maintaining project schedules and deliverables.
• Troubleshoot and resolve SCADA control system issues.
• Install, configure, and maintain appropriate SCADA technology to include related hardware and software.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.
Supervisory Controls. Must possess excellent communication skills. This position does not supervise any other positions. The
employee plans and carries out the successive steps and handles problems and deviations in the work assignment in accordance
with instructions, policies, previous training or accepted practices in the job. The employee uses judgement in interpreting and
adapting. guidelines such as organizational policies, regulations, precedents, and directions for application to specific cases or
problems. The employee analyzes results and recommends changes.
Working Conditions
? Physical Demands. The work requires some physical exertion such as periods of standing; walking over rough or difficult
surfaces; recurring stooping, climbing, or walking; and occasional lifting of objects weighing in excess of 25 pounds. The
work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities such as mobility and dexterity.
? Work Environment. The work is performed in both office and field environments. Field work can be in adverse conditions,
including weather/temperature extremes, wind, rain and high noise volume. Occasional exposure to untreated
water/wastewater, chemicals and electrical systems used in plant operations. The work may be in an environment involving
everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions. The employee may be required to use protective
clothing or equipment such as masks, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shield.
This is a full-time position that includes paid holidays; vacation and sick days; matching retirement savings plan; medical
insurance benefits; and dental insurance benefits. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.
Minimum requirements include the qualifications and experience as stated on the job announcement, as well as a valid Georgia
Driver’s License and satisfactory MVR. All positions require applicants to pass a post-offer drug test prior to employment.
Peachtree City WASA is an equal opportunity employer and a certified drug free workplace.
To apply, send completed application and resume to jobs@pcwasa.org.
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About the Authority:
Peachtree City is a master planned community chartered in the 1950’s, and is acclaimed as one of the safest and best places to
raise a family in Georgia. The City is known for having over 100 miles of paved cart paths enabling golf carts to connect residents
and visitors to shopping, dining, multiple golf courses and other recreational amenities. The Peachtree City Water and Sewerage
Authority provides sewer service to the City of over 35,000 residences, industries and prosperous businesses. The system is
comprised of two treatment facilities, with a capacity to treat 6 MGD. A staff of 30 operate and maintain the modern and up-todate
system. http://pcwasa.org/

WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR

NEWTON COUNTY, GEORGIA
Ends: January 6, 2021
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NEWTON COUNTY, GEORGIA

Classification Specification

WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR (6101)

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled technical work to operate, control and maintain equipment at a water treatment plant to maintain compliance with applicable local, state, and federal environmental rules and regulations. This is an entry level position for the Water Treatment Operator Series. Incumbents in this classification are under close supervision and learn how to monitor and analyze operating and processing conditions, and to take action to modify process control or equipment operation to maintain compliance with applicable local, state and federal environmental rules and regulations.

Essential Functions:

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

Operates water treatment plant: monitors plant operations and processes; checks system components; identifies any problems and makes necessary adjustments; ensures continuous and effective operation; and maintains compliance with applicable local, state and federal regulations, standards and guidelines. 

Monitors chemical feeds and distribution, flow rates, and related treatment processes: maintains appropriate chemical levels; adjusts system controls; adds, adjusts and replaces chemicals in the plant’s systems and components; and maintains related documentation.

Reads meters, gauges and dials: records readings, chemical levels, water properties and statistical data; and prepares and maintains a variety of logs, records and reports including flowcharts, production reports, and operation logs. 

Collects and tests water samples: performs all necessary qualitative and quantitative laboratory tests; performs quality control testing; analyzes test results; determines need for treatment process changes; maintains records of findings and sample characteristics; calibrates test equipment; and cleans and maintains laboratory equipment. 

Inspects plant systems, facilities and equipment: performs preventive maintenance and repair on the plant equipment, gauges, meters and related systems; repairs system components; changes filters, beds and other parts; oils and adjusts power driven pumps; checks and fills storage tanks and feeders; cleans equipment; flushes system; makes minor electrical and/or plumbing repairs as needed; maintains related documentation; and reports any

Newton County, Georgia     Water Treatment Operator

problems or need for equipment repair.

Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures: prepares, completes, receives, reviews, processes, forwards or retains, as appropriate, various forms, reports, various logs and sheets, and other documentation; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records.

Operates a personal computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data, utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, Internet, e-mail, or other software; and operates general office or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions.

Communicates with supervisor, other County employees, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required; supplemented by one year of work experience that shows an ability to maintain steady employment in any field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. 

Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Must possess and maintain a valid Class VI Georgia Drinking Water Treatment Operator’s license.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all County or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.

Performance Aptitudes:

Data Utilization: Requires the ability to determine, calculate, tabulate, or summarize data/information, following a prescribed plan requiring the exercise of some judgment. Includes performing subsequent actions in relation to these computational operations.

Human Interaction: Requires the ability to exchange information for the purpose of clarifying details within well- established policies, procedures and standards.

Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver, and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials requiring complex and/or rapid adjustments.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference data and information, such as chemical analysis sheets, plant operation logs, etc.

Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.  May include counting, recording of counts, and basic measuring.

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Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of action.

Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving a variety of generally pre-defined duties which are often characterized by frequent change.

ADA Compliance:

Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert moderate, though not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and prolonged standing, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, taste, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.  Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as odors, wetness, humidity, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, bright/dim lights, toxic agents, water hazards, disease, or pathogenic substances.

Newton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

To apply the website is https://munis.ncboc.com/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

Wastewater Operator in Douglas, Georgia

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: January 5, 2021
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Wastewater Operator

ESG Operations, Inc.

Douglas, GA

 

ESG Operations is currently seeking a Wastewater Operator in Douglas, Georgia to join our team that is responsible for the operation of the 6.0 MGD wastewater treatment plant.  We are looking for candidates with relevant work experience but will consider Operator in Training candidates such as college graduates with a degree in chemistry, biology, or environmental science as well as candidates with relevant experience.
 
Responsibilities:
As a Wastewater Operator with ESG Operations you will:

  • Operate wastewater plants, monitor all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Operate water pumping mechanisms to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts to include:
    • Operate pumps, valves, turbines and electric motors to transfer, distribute and regulate pressure flow of raw and processed water
    • Monitor panel boards and adjusts controls to regulate flow and distribution of water
  • Cut grass, clean tanks, sweep & mop floors, clean equipment and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility; 
  • Collect samples and perform various tests such as pH, D.O., and CL2 residual; analyze results and make process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor
  • Enter data into a computer database for record maintenance and to produce periodic and special reports
  • Transfer, handle,mix, and make feed adjustments for various chemicals as needed
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks

Qualifications:

  • Familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Georgia Wastewater Operator License and/or Certification Coursework preferred
  • High school diploma or GED with advanced degree in science field preferred
  • Maintenance experience is helpful 

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.

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast.  ESG Operations, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

ESG Operations is an Equal Opportunity Employers and certified Drug Free Workplace.

Apply online at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.

 

Wastewater Operator in Waycross, Georgia

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: January 5, 2021
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Wastewater Operator

ESG Operations, Inc.

Waycross, GA

 

ESG Operations is currently seeking a Wastewater Operator in Waycross, Georgia to join our team that is responsible for the operation of the 6.7 MGD wastewater treatment plant.  We are looking for candidates with relevant work experience but will consider Operator in Training candidates such as college graduates with a degree in chemistry, biology, or environmental science as well as candidates with relevant experience.
 
Responsibilities:
As a Wastewater Operator with ESG Operations you will:

  • Operate wastewater plants, monitor all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Operate water pumping mechanisms to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts to include:
    • Operate pumps, valves, turbines and electric motors to transfer, distribute and regulate pressure flow of raw and processed water
    • Monitor panel boards and adjusts controls to regulate flow and distribution of water
  • Cut grass, clean tanks, sweep & mop floors, clean equipment and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility; 
  • Collect samples and perform various tests such as pH, D.O., and CL2 residual; analyze results and make process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor
  • Enter data into a computer database for record maintenance and to produce periodic and special reports
  • Transfer, handle,mix, and make feed adjustments for various chemicals as needed
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks

Qualifications:

  • Familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Georgia Wastewater Operator License and/or Certification Coursework preferred
  • High school diploma or GED with advanced degree in science field preferred
  • Maintenance experience is helpful 

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.

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast.  ESG Operations, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

ESG Operations is an Equal Opportunity Employers and certified Drug Free Workplace.

Apply online at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.

 

Wastewater Plant Manager

City of Villa Rica
$65,000
Ends: January 4, 2021
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Job Title: Wastewater Plant Manager

 

Job Summary: This is a technical and routine administrative position responsible for the operation of the City's wastewater treatment plants and lift stations. Work involves supervising the testing of wastewater samples and the maintenance and repair of plant equipment.  Work includes supervising subordinate plant operators.

 

Major Duties:

  • Directs and supervises the work of personnel involved in maintaining and repairing water treatment equipment, testing water samples, and other plant operation duties;
  • Plans, schedules, and assigns work; instructs and trains in correct methods and procedures; handles personnel issues; 
  • Establishes work priorities; monitors work in progress; assists when necessary; ensures workers follow safe practices and departmental policies and procedures; reviews and evaluates employee performance;
  • Coordinates the fats, oils and grease (FOG) program;
  • Directs and supervises all phases of the wastewater process, including disinfection, screening, grit removal, biological treatment, clarification, dewatering, and filtration; schedules and directs wastewater sample collection and the testing of wastewater samples;
  • Inspects the operation of the wastewater plants to ensure compliance with standards and proper operation; approves adjustments in treatment, ensures the plants and lift stations are properly maintained; 
  • Maintains the Industrial Pretreatment Program in compliance with all state and federal regulations including reporting requirements;
  • Develops and oversees the implementation of the wastewater plant budget including purchasing;
  • Ensures proper use of chemicals; ensures chemical dosage is in compliance with State guidelines; ensures the proper storage of chemicals; ensures laboratory is clean and operating according to policy and procedure;
  • Prepares, submits and maintains accurate reports and records on plant operations; prepares and submits orders for chemicals and supplies; prepares and maintains accurate reports and records on chemicals consumed, plant pumping and other purification activities;
  • Collects samples from plant processes and records data collected in log;
  • Inspects, monitors and adjusts all wastewater treatment processes and procedures;
  • Performs plant operator duties as necessary;
  • Maintains inventory of chemicals necessary for wastewater treatment;
  • Responds to customer complaints;
  • Handles correspondence between the City of Villa Rica and the Georgia EPD concerning wastewater treatment facilities;
  • Responds to and participates in emergency calls;
  • May operate City vehicles in the performance of duties or to attend training programs;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Work Environment:  Work is performed both in and out of doors, sometimes in inclement weather conditions. Hazards associated with the operation of power tools and equipment, working around high voltage pumps and with chlorination equipment are present.  Appropriate safety equipment must be worn at all times.

 

Supervisory and Management Responsibility: This position supervises plant operators.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate’s Degree or technical school coursework in wastewater plant operation or water chemistry from an accredited college or university; Prefer Bachelor’s degree; Five (5) years of experience in repairing and maintaining water/wastewater treatment system equipment and in water/wastewater treatment plant operation with at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity; Possession of a Water/Wastewater Plant Operators Certificate Class I or II certification level as required by the Georgia EPD. Possession of a valid State of Georgia driver's license (Class B) and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR); equivalent combination of education or experience is acceptable

 

Compensation and hours of operation:

 

The hiring salary will be $65,000 annually.  Paid on a bi-weekly basis.  The Wastewater plants are manned from 7-4 Monday through Friday, with on call plant checks on the weekend.

 

Benefits:

 

•            Health Insurance

•            Dental Insurance

•            Vision Insurance

•            Flexible Spending Accounts

•            Employer aid Pension Plan

•            457 (b) with employer match up to 3% of salary

•            Employer paid Long Term Disability

•            Employer paid Life Insurance ($50,000)

•            Voluntary Life Insurance

•            Short Term Disability

•            Paid time off.

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II

City of Roswell
Ends: December 30, 2020
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CITY OF ROSWELL, GEORGIA

CLASSIFICATION TITLE: EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II
Applications are only accepted on-line at www.roswellgov.com/employment


PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION
The purpose of this classification is to perform semi-skilled to skilled tasks, including the operation of equipment and vehicles, to complete projects related to the maintenance, upkeep, installation, and construction of City streets, utilities, rights-of-way, parks, and other infrastructure for departmental operations. Employees in this classification may not function as the primary operator of equipment, and typically function under the guidance of a skilled operator or supervisor.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Performs smaller, routine maintenance, upkeep or construction projects of short duration independently as assigned: sets-up work-site; identifies problem and determines the appropriate repair; obtains necessary tools, equipment, and materials to complete project; initiates and completes the project; completes work orders and required paperwork; and reports completion of the project to the Crew Leader or Supervisor.
Maneuvers equipment and operates associated mechanisms in order to advance construction and maintenance projects: drives vehicles over public roads, work sites, rights-of-way, parks, public works facilities, and other City property; maneuvers in and around traffic, parked cars, equipment, utilities, and other obstacles; obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; monitors immediate environment and work area to ensure the safety of operator, other workers, the equipment, and the public.
Operates equipment such as excavator, track hoe, or backhoe to perform basic and/or semi-skilled digging, trenching, and clearing of land or materials for maintenance and upkeep projects for public utilities and other infrastructure; controls placement of equipment and determines optimum approach to each digging scenario in order to minimize destruction of property and avoid electric, water, sewer, and other public utility lines.
Inspects and prepares equipment for safe and proper operation prior to beginning work for the day; performs light maintenance on equipment, which includes changing oil, refueling, and refilling lubricants; cleans vehicles, beds, and mounted equipment upon completion of assignments; secures vehicle after use.
Based on department assignment of Transportation, Environmental/Public Works, or Recreation & Parks, duties could include some of the following:
Performs various tasks involving street, storm-water drainage, and/or right-of-way maintenance projects: prepares road surfaces for asphalt application; lays and smoothes asphalt; patches/repairs utility cuts and potholes in road surfaces; lays bricks and concrete block; lays or builds concrete forms for catch-basins, sidewalks and curbing; pours concrete;sweeps street surfaces; spreads gravel; clears obstructions and removes debris from storm-water drains, ditches, & catch-basins; constructs asphalt driveway tie-ins; and repairs / installs guardrails.
Utilizes asphalt patching truck to make repairs to existing streets and paved surfaces by filling potholes, cracks, and other deformities; drives truck to work location and positions vehicle to allow for optimum delivery of asphalt; utilizes dumping mechanisms to apply specified amount of hot asphalt to desired area; operates spraying mechanism to aim and distribute a fine stream of asphalt along cracks in the pavement; utilizes rakes, shovels, and other tools to manually spread and seal asphalt; marks newly repaired pavement as appropriate.
Installs, repairs, and /or replaces water mains, service lines, meters, hydrants and related components of the distribution system: conducts excavation for new installations; locates and excavates existing service lines; taps water mains to provide water to customers; maintains mains, service lines, valves, and valve boxes; repairs line breaks; replaces older/worn service lines with new upgraded service lines; tests pressure and flushes system; replaces, repairs, or relocates air release valves; bores shafts and installs conduit or service sleeves across road where needed; restores roads, sidewalks, and other work sites to original condition after completion of work.
Drives single, tandem, and tri-axle dump trucks or brush trucks in order to transport and haul materials between original and final destinations for use in maintenance and construction projects; positions vehicle to allow for the most efficient and effective loading or dumping of materials; secures all doors, gates, and fasteners to prevent spillage or loss of load; operates dumping mechanism to dump materials at appropriate locations; operates truck and dumping mechanism simultaneously to spread materials along prescribed path to required specifications.


ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS
Operates vehicles and equipment in lower classifications as needed or assigned to complete division or departmental projects and workload.
Performs basic and semi-skilled labor as appropriate to assist in completion of maintenance, upkeep, and construction projects; picks up paper, limbs, and other debris; uses hand tools and operates motorized tools as necessary to complete assigned task; installs maintains street signs; and manually loads, moves, and arranges materials.
Employees in the Transportation Department may operate street sweepers along a prescribed route to remove dirt and debris from streets and parking lots; maneuvers in and out of traffic and around parked cars, taking care to reduce congestion and maintain safety; determines proper settings and adjusts brushes for proper angle and height, maintaining proper curb distance for optimum coverage.
Performs other related duties as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by two years of experience in maintenance, construction, or a related field, with previous experience in the operation of equipment preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s License; Georgia Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) including appropriate endorsement(s) is preferred.


PERFORMANCE APTITUDES
Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be moderately skilled in the operation of assigned equipment. Must have good knowledge of techniques and procedures used in construction, maintenance, and repair of streets, water distribution systems, and/or appropriate municipal infrastructure. Must be able to learn, comprehend, and apply all city or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to determine, calculate, tabulate, or summarize data/information. Includes performing subsequent actions in relation to these computational operations.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to exchange information for the purpose of clarifying details within well established policies, procedures and standards.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate and control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials requiring complex and/or rapid adjustments.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference and descriptive data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. May include counting, recording of counts, and basic measuring.
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of action.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.


ADA COMPLIANCE
Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds).
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, fumes, heights, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, bright/dim light, toxic agents, disease, pathogenic substances, or animal attacks/bites.


The City of Roswell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Operator I, II, III

City of Carrollton
$37,044.80
Ends: December 21, 2020
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CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

 

Job Title: Operator I, II, III                                       Job Code:  1828                 PG:   10

 

Full-Time:   X        Part-Time:              Temporary:               Seasonal:              Other:                                          

 

Department:  Water Filter Plant

 

Salary:  $37,044.80           Hourly Rate:  $17.81 Per Hour (based on experience)  

 

Shift/Days: Night

 

Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL POSITION FILLED

 

Application Information:

 

Interested and QUALIFIED persons should complete a City of Carrollton Employment Application at Carrollton City Hall, 315 Bradley Street, 1st Floor, Carrollton, GA 30117 - (770) 830-2000.

 

Department Contact Name:  Connie Nelms, Water Filter Superintendent

Contact Number & Email: (770) 830-2021 / cnelms@carrollton-ga.gov

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

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB

 

Under general supervision, operates water plant equipment, performs daily inspections and records various equipment readings. Responsibilities include collecting water samples, performing water analysis, monitoring equipment operations as well as performing maintenance and janitorial duties relating to plant facilities.  Reports to Chief Operator.

 

                                                          SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Collects various water samples, and performs analysis on samples to maintain water quality; including but not limited to pH, Alkalinity, Chlorine, Iron, Manganese, Fluoride.

 

Operates water plant facilities including but not limited to valves, basins, filters, and pumping equipment to maintain adequate water flow and proper plant functions; operates chemical feed equipment according to prescribed procedures; determines proper chemical treatment and ensures correct amount of treatment is added to water; performs required test such as colorimetric testing; disinfects water supply by calculating required amounts of sodium hypochlorite and regulating as needed; adjusts and regulates chemical feed rates as needed.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Monitors inventory levels of department equipment, chemicals, and supplies; reports needed replacement materials to Chief Operator.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Operate the water plant and distribution system in accordance with applicable laws/regulations and state issued permits.

 

Assist with administrative tasks as necessary.

 

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Provides assistance or backup coverage to other employees as needed.

Provides assistance with training of less experienced operators.

 

Assist with administrative tasks as necessary.

 

Performs other related duties as required.

 

                                                      MINIMUM TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

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

 

(ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED

TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including a pH meter, spectrophotometer, pumps, crane, etc.  Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials.  Must be able to exert up to fifty pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to thirty pounds of force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for active work. Must be able to lift and/or carry weight of fifty to one hundred pounds.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

                                                                    PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Maintains a clean and orderly workplace.

Assistant Project Manager with ESG Operations, Inc’s Augusta, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: December 16, 2020
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Assistant Project Manager
ESG Operations, Inc. - Augusta, Georgia

Are you an expert in Wastewater Plant Operations?  Are you a "hands on" leader who enjoys the rewards and challenges of supervising teams? Are you passionate about your work and determined to be successful? As Assistant Project Manager with ESG Operations, Inc’s Augusta, GA team you will be able to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of the people of your community.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day activities of a team providing contract operations, maintenance, and management of utilities and public works departments including construction projects
  • Analyze operational process control and maintenance procedures then institute changes when necessary to achieve full compliance with all regulatory agency requirements as defined in service contract
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare reports
  • Inspect facilities, evaluate functions, review records and data, interview and appraise personnel, and initiate and recommend new or improved methods or practices
  • Ensure compliance with City, County, State, and Federal regulations and policies

 
Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, college degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license, CDL preferred
  • 5 or more years of experience in Wastewater Operations
  • 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
  • Prefer candidates that are willing to live within 30 minutes of the City of Augusta, Georgia 

 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  Relocation assistance is offered.

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to government and private sector entities across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at www.esginc.net.
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

Apply online at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.

 

 

Wastewater Laboratory Analyst Forsyth County (Suwanee), GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: December 16, 2020
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Wastewater Laboratory Analyst
ESG Operations 
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is the fastest growing utility management company in the Southeast, currently providing operations services across the Southeastern United States.  We are currently seeking a Wastewater Lab Analyst to join our team based in Forsyth County (Suwanee), GA.  If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges, please contact us.

As a Lab Analyst you will:

  • Collect samples from water distribution system, wastewater treatment plants, streams, and commercial/residential establishments for lab analysis
  • Conduct laboratory tests including tests for alkalinity, phosphates, nitrogen, BOD, chlorine residual, etc.
  • Maintain daily log of test results to maintain quality control
  • Clean and maintain lab equipment and materials
  • Responds to public inquiries regarding water quality

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques and water analysis methodology
  • Knowledge of wastewater plant operations, state and federal regulations, equipment, and safety practices
  • Valid Georgia Wastewater Laboratory Analyst certification preferred
  • Degree in Chemistry and/or experience with metals and wet chemistry analysis preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong detail-oriented work style

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

Apply online at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.

 

Laboratory Supervisor

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: December 16, 2020
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Laboratory Supervisor
ESG Operations 
 
Are you a hands on manager with experience running a water or wastewater lab?  Are you a detail-oriented leader looking for a new opportunity with a growing company that is focused on teamwork?  Are you interested in leading a team of people to personal and group success while assuring customer satisfaction? As Lab Supervisor with ESG Operations, you will be able to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of the people of your community.
 
ESG Operations is currently hiring a Lab Supervisor in Waycross, GA.  In this position, you would be responsible for performing qualitative and quantitative analysis on a variety of wastewater, industrial and water plant samples.  Duties include collecting and analyzing samples, preparing samples for analysis, preparing and maintaining a variety of records, calibrating laboratory equipment and monitoring laboratory supplies and inventory.
 
As Lab Supervisor, you will:

  • Collect samples at prescribed intervals or as requested from the water distribution system, wastewater treatment plants, stream or commercial and residential establishments for laboratory testing
  • Conduct laboratory tests, including tests for alkalinity, phosphates, nitrogen, BOD, suspended solids, dissolved oxygen, chlorine residual, pH, flow, temperature, turbidity, membrane filtration, conductivity, total solids, nitrates, nitrites, chlorides, COD, ammonia, MPN’s, TKN’s and fecal coliform. May also include additional testing required by Permits and necessary for Process Control/trouble shooting.
  • Maintain organized daily log of test results to include quality control, and daily verification of accuracy.
  • Work with county, state and federal government in enforcing EPA and EPD regulations in water and water pollution control
  • Create, prepare and submit reports and inspection forms for Client, Management and Governing Authorities.
  • Insure integrity of analytical data by developing Quality Control Standards; preparing periodic Blind Studies; and evaluating procedures and updating and refining as necessary.
  • Prepares monthly billing invoices for analysis completed.
  • Clean and maintain laboratory materials and equipment
  • Assist in the training and development of new personnel
  • Assist in research and development in new areas of testing and procedures
  • Attend safety classes, reinforce and comply with company safety policies.
  • Work harmoniously with peers, supervisors, and the public and comply with company policies.
  • Manage laboratory technicians including training, work assignments, scheduling, and performance assessments.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Chemistry or Biology and experience with metals and wet chemistry analysis preferred
  • 5 Years of progressive management experience
  • Valid Georgia  Water and/or Wastewater Lab Analyst License (or ability to get through reciprocity)
  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques and water analysis methodology
  • Knowledge of wastewater plant operations, state and federal regulations, equipment, and safety practices
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong detail-oriented work style

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  Relocation may be provided.

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


Apply online at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.

 

Wastewater Operator in Thomaston, Georgia

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: December 16, 2020
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Wastewater Operator

Thomaston, GA

 

ESG Operations is currently seeking a Wastewater Operator in Thomaston, Georgia to join our team that is responsible for the operations of wastewater treatment plants.  We are looking for candidates with relevant work experience but will consider college graduates with a degree in chemistry, biology, or environmental science as well as candidates with relevant experience.
 
Responsibilities:
As a Wastewater Operator with ESG Operations you will:

  • Operate wastewater plants, monitor all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Operate water pumping mechanisms to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts to include:
    • Operate pumps, valves, turbines and electric motors to transfer, distribute and regulate pressure flow of raw and processed water
    • Monitor panel boards and adjusts controls to regulate flow and distribution of water
  • Cut grass, clean tanks, sweep & mop floors, clean equipment and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility; 
  • Collect samples and perform various tests such as pH, D.O., and CL2 residual; analyze results and make process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor
  • Enter data into a computer database for record maintenance and to produce periodic and special reports
  • Transfer, handle,mix, and make feed adjustments for various chemicals as needed
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks

Qualifications:

  • Familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Georgia Wastewater Operator License and/or Certification Coursework preferred
  • High school diploma or GED with advanced degree in science field preferred
  • Maintenance experience is helpful 

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.

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast.  ESG Operations, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

ESG Operations is an Equal Opportunity Employers and certified Drug Free Workplace.

Apply online at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.

 

Wastewater Operators in Winder, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: December 16, 2020
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Wastewater Operator
ESG Operations, Inc.
Full Time

Are you a licensed operator looking for an opportunity to use your maintenance and lab skills?  Do you value a strong team atmosphere at a company that rewards your commitment to improvement? Are you passionate about your work and determined to be successful? As a Wastewater Operator with ESG Operations you would be able to use your skills and be rewarded for your successes.

We are currently seeking Wastewater Operators in Winder, GA.  The wastewater operator will be responsible for the successful operations of the wastewater plant, including maintenance of equipment, monitoring treatment process, data collection and lab procedures.  We prefer candidates with a minimum of a Class II Wastewater license in Georgia.   Daily activities will include routine work in the wastewater plant, basic process control decisions, minor preventive maintenance and housekeeping. 
 
As a Wastewater Operator with our Winder team, you will:

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

Qualifications:

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

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

Apply online at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.
 

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

City of Tennille
Ends: December 15, 2020
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Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator

POSITION SUMMARY:

Participates in the operation of a water supply treatment plant that treats and pumps water for domestic and industrial use, or in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant that processes wastewater for water pollution abatement.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates in the operation and maintenance of a water, wastewater treatment plant, other facility, and/or distribution system and may assist in the training of entry level operators.
  • Inspects plant for proper operation of plant equipment and processes.
  • Operates solids processing equipment.
  • Collects samples for analysis; performs field analysis and other laboratory tests.
  • Rotates equipment; changes and connects chlorine equipment; operates lime slaking equipment, operates load lugger trucks, monitors and adjusts chemical feed equipment.
  • Monitors computer and notifies supervisor of any problems.
  • Performs housekeeping around plant and building facilities.
  • Records data and information as needed.
  • Assists with the procedure for septic tank truck dumping.
  • Answers telephone; takes and relays messages.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or GED; two years of experience in the operation of water or wastewater treatment plant.  Must possess a valid Georgia driver's license appropriate to the level of equipment operated.  Must possess a State of Georgia Class III Water Treatment System Operator or a Class III Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator license, and maintain such license for the duration of employment in this classification.  A combination of training and experience will be considered. Please send resume with references to: Tennille City Hall, Attention: Stacie Jordan, City Clerk, P.O. Box 145, Tennille, GA 31089, or email: sjordan@tennille-ga.gov

 

 

UTILITY MAINTENANCE CREW CHIEF

Cobb County Water System
$18.47 - $29.55 per hour
Ends: December 15, 2020
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Job Title

UTILITY MAINTENANCE CREW CHIEF

Working Title

UTILITY MAINTENANCE CREW CHIEF

Position Information

This position is located in the Cobb County Water System, Maintenance Division.

Salary

$18.47 - $29.55 per hour

Grade Code

14

Position Number

4038009, 4038006

Essential Functions

Leads and coordinates daily work activities of and assigned crew: confers with supervisor to obtain direction regarding work assignments and priorities; organizes and assigns tasks in order to complete assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; confers with co-workers; assists with complex and problem situations and provides technical expertise; assists with training and instructing co-workers regarding operational procedures and proper use of equipment; and assists with supervision of co-workers by reporting employee problems and providing input on disciplinary action and employee performance evaluations.

Installs, maintains, repairs, and replaces water and sewer lines and related system components: locates manholes, service connections, valves and other utilities, assists with the installation of new sewer taps; clears debris from manholes, water and sewer lines, sewer stream crossings, easements, valve boxes, etc.; inspects and evaluates condition of systems; diagnoses leaks, blockages or other problems; excavates around water and sewer infrastructure; installs appropriate repair fittings; replaces service lines; performs confined space entries into permit required confined spaces as needed; cleans manholes and lines; and changes out sewer rings and lids on manholes, etc.

Travels to site; reads maps; utilizes global positioning system (GPS) and geographic information system (GIS) maps; enters and updates department database with location details; and maintains related documentation.

Ensures crew members maintain appropriate inventory of material and equipment; ensures assigned equipment is adequately maintained; performs preventive maintenance and minor repairs as needed; and notifies supervisor of needed equipment replacements and repairs.

Performs related activities: saw cuts driveways, sidewalks, curbs, and roads during repair; assist with the preparation and restoration of landscape, property, and other areas to preconstruction conditions that are disrupted as a result of repair work; installs sod, or applies seed, hay, pine straw, and lime where needed.

Operates and maintains a utility truck, camera, shovels, sharpshooter, probing rod, jet hose, jackhammer, pipe saw, hand saw, chainsaw, pipe cutters, various hand tools, hatchets, machetes, post hole digger, trash pump, hand pump, or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions.

Adheres to established safety procedures: monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees, other individuals, equipment, and property; flags and directs traffic and places markers, signs and cones around project or work site to ensure safety of crew and the traveling public; and wears personal protective equipment.

Receives and completes work orders: ensures accurate and timely completion of work reports; provides required field data for EPD required reports; provides input for accident reports.

Provides emergency coverage as directed or required; works on standby status according to established departmental schedules.

Coordinates and distributes work to contracted vendors: prioritizes and assigns work activities: monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; and assists with resolving complex situations and problems.

Manages meter reading and billing processes: uploads and distributes data recording equipment to meter reading vendor; downloads data collectors and transfers reading to accounts; reviews the daily meter reading exception reports; and creates work orders for Water System staff to check exceptions.

Documents locations of existing manholes using Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment. Trains staff in the use of GPS equipment.

Performs lead duties for condition assessment of existing sewer infrastructure: oversees visual and electronic measurements, directs smoke testing, directs dye testing, and ensures inspection forms are completed accurately.

Performs CCTV inspection of sewer lines: operates camera remotely, assesses and documents defects in accordance with NASSCO’s Pipeline Assessment Certification Program, and reports results.

Manages temporary flow meter installations: determines appropriate location to install meters, calibrates meters, oversees installation of meters, downloads data, and reviews data in the field to ensure meter is functioning properly.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Hours worked per week (include over time)

40

Department Code

500

Department Name

Water System

Unit Code

5401

Unit Name

WATERLINE CONST & REPAIR

Position Type

Full-time

Job Category

Water Agency

Internal or External

External-Open to Public

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by three years of experience in the maintenance and repair of water distribution and/or wastewater collection infrastructure; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

License and Certifications

Must possess and maintain a Water Distribution or Wastewater Collection System Operator license, or have specialized training/experience in large water meter maintenance and repair. Must possess and maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), including appropriate endorsements.

Physical Abilities

Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds).

Sensory Requirements

Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, odors, sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors

Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, smoke, extreme temperatures, extreme noises, hazardous materials, unsafe structures, heights, confined spaces, machinery, vibrations, falling objects, electric currents, traffic hazards, animal/wildlife attacks, animal bites, toxic agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances or explosive environments.

Posting Number

03383

Posting Date

08/14/2020

Open Until Filled

Yes

EEO Statement

Cobb County is an equal opportunity employer.

Cobb County Government does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Employment Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact us if you require accommodation to apply for a position. If you need assistance, please contact us at 770-528-2541

Cobb County Government is a smoke-free environment for all employees.

Cobb County Government is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing.

Quicklink for Posting

http://cobbcounty.peopleadmin.com/postings/29080

 

 

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

The City of Baldwin
Ends: December 13, 2020
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The City of Baldwin is hiring for the position of Water Treatment Plant operator.

Certified Ga Class III license or higher is preferred but not required.

 

Minimum qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Physical strength and dexterity to climb stairs and ladders
  • Possess High School diploma or Equivalent
  • Possess valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to complete course work and pass State certification test
  • Ability to work days, nights, weekends and/or holidays
  • Pass a pre drug screen as well as pre-employment background check to include MVR

 

 

Applications can be found at the City of Baldwin’s website, www.cityofbaldwin.org. Please email completed application to Melissa Baker mbaker@cityofbaldwin .org

 

Water System Operator

Water System Operator The Rabun County Water and Sewer Authority (RCWSA) is looking to hire a Water System Operator. Certified Water System Operator’s license desired; however, if candidate can achiev
$12 to $18/hour
Ends: December 8, 2020
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Water System Operator The Rabun County Water and Sewer Authority (RCWSA) is looking to hire a Water System Operator. Certified Water System Operator’s license desired; however, if candidate can achieve their operator’s license within 4 months of hiring, candidate will be considered. You must be available to work weekends, nights and some odd hours. Pay commensurate with experience ($12 to $18/hour). Full benefits available. Send resume to RCWSA, P.O. Box 191 Clayton, GA 30525. Applications available at RCWSA Business Office, 1650 York House Road, Rabun Gap between 8am and 5pm, M-F. RCWSA is an equal opportunity employer

Engineering Technician

Paulding County
Ends: December 2, 2020
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Engineering Technician                                                                                    WS/16

Water System                                                                   

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

This position performs technical duties in the inspection and locating of water and sewer lines.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Inspects water and sewer system construction to ensure compliance with codes and regulations.

 

  • Locates PCWS water and sewer infrastructure for the Positive Response Information System (PRIS) of GA-811 by monitoring incoming requests for locates and maintaining proper records of daily locates.

 

  • Researches and locates leaks and infiltrations.

 

  • Coordinates and implements the Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) program; performs inspections and prepares related reports.

 

  • Coordinates and implements the Backflow Prevention program; performs inspections and prepares related reports.

 

  • Writes and maintains proper records of Daily Inspection Reports.

 

  • Gathers and updates geographic information system (GIS) data related to utility system infrastructure.

 

  • Assists PCWS Engineering staff with lift station draw-down testing under the direction of the Engineering Division Manager.

 

  • Performs related duties.

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

  • Knowledge of civil engineering principles, including those related to the construction and operation of sewer collection and water distribution systems.

 

  • Knowledge of relevant local, state, and federal regulations.

 

  • Knowledge of underground utility locating principles and practices including, GA-811 policies and procedures.

 

  • Knowledge of GIS principles.

 

  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.

 

  • Skill in conducting a variety of field inspections.

 

  • Skill in problem solving.

 

  • Skill in prioritizing and planning.

 

  • Skill in interpersonal relations.

 

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

The Engineering Division Manager assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

 

GUIDELINES

 

Guidelines include county and department policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

  • The work consists of related technical duties. Strict regulations and the unique nature of each project contribute to the complexity of the work.

 

  • The purpose of this position is conduct inspections of water system construction. Successful performance contributes to compliance with codes, ordinances, and engineering best practices.

 

CONTACTS

                                                

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, developers, contractors, builders, emergency response personnel, business owners, home owners, and members of the general public.

 

  • Contacts are typically to exchange information, resolve problems, motivate persons, and provide services.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tool or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.

 

  • The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to machinery with moving parts, dust, dirt, grease, contagious or infectious disease, and irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

 

None.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.

 

  • Sufficient experience to 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.

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

 

 

Maintenance Electrician

Paulding County
Ends: December 2, 2020
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Maintenance Electrician   

Water System

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Industrial Electricians will perform skilled work in the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment for the PCWS water and wastewater facilities and lift stations. Equipment voltage will range from 120-4160 VAC. Will respond to after hour emergency calls, completing administrative duties, and assessing equipment and systems for acceptable performance levels. Maintenance Electricians have a role in using and maintaining the information provided by a CMMS.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Oversees maintenance by maintaining existing equipment and related components; troubleshooting fixtures. Performs electrical maintenance by testing for power; replacing lamps and ballasts; replacing and/or installing receptacles and switches; replacing existing light fixtures and security lighting; and completing repairs to the panel box.

 

Troubleshoots and repairs Motor Control Center panels, Variable Frequency Drives, and PLCs

 

  • Oversees lift station repairs by assessing and maintaining lift and pump stations and troubleshooting and repairing electrical components as required. Assists with HVAC troubleshooting.

 

  • Repairs equipment by assessing wiring and piping; determining wiring methods; and installing wiring, conduit, boxes and switches, and providing temporary power as required.

 

  • Manages emergency calls by aiding in locating short circuits; removing and replacing burnt receptacles; replacing damaged wires and breakers; and providing emergency power if required.

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

  • Knowledge of treatment process equipment used in these facilities.

 

  • Knowledge of maintenance activities required for electrical, instrumentation and control systems.

 

  • Knowledge of safety management and safety programs applicable to the plant environment including lock out/tag out, confined space, ladder safety, respirator and emergency evacuation training, etc.

 

  • Skill in interpersonal relations.

 

  • Skill in maintaining records and preparing reports, including the use of CMMS and SCADA.

 

  • Skill in problem solving.

 

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

The Water Plant Supervisor and/or Maintenance Team Leader assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor or team leader spot-checks completed work for accuracy, compliance procedures, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

 

GUIDELINES

 

Guidelines include the plant permit, relevant state and local codes, industrial safety standards, and county and department policies and procedures. The electrician will seek advice on interpretation of these guidelines from the Plant Supervisor or Maintenance Team Leader.

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

  • The work consists of varied technical duties. Troubleshooting of complex mechanical problems contribute to the complexity of the position.

 

  • The purpose of this position is to deliver appropriate mechanical maintenance in a safe and effective manner. Successful performance contributes to a safe and efficient water plant operation.

 

CONTACTS

                                                

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other county employees, and vendors.

 

  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange technical or business information.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • The work is typically performed on the job site or workbenches while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity and distinguishes between shades of color.

 

  • The work is typically performed in a combination of environments including within the treatment areas of the plant, outside, and in a workshop.

 

  • The work will require the use of appropriate personal protective equipment related to plant operations and maintenance.

 

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

 

                 None

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational or technical nature which may be obtained with a two-year associate’s degree, diploma or equivalent from a college, technical, or vocational school. Years of experience may substitute for education.

 

  • Four or more years of related experience as an industrial electrician.

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain GAWP Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist certification.

 

  • Valid GA Class C Driver’s license.

 

Operations Team Leader

Paulding County
Ends: December 2, 2020
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Operations Team Leader                                                                                  

Water System

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The purpose of this position is to ensure the proper operation of the Richland Creek water treatment plant and reservoir. This is accomplished by monitoring plant operations, performing a variety of maintenance tasks, meeting County, State and Federal permit and drinking water requirements, operating, maintaining, and adjusting equipment, and keeping records. Other duties include providing a safe working environment, performing safety training, supervising subordinate operations staff, and completing special projects.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Performs a leader role in operations of the water plant and reservoir by monitoring operational parameters and ensuring that regulatory requirements are achieved by the operating staff. Assists in training operators on the plants standard and emergency operating procedures; safety, and the technical requirements of plant and reservoir operations.

 

  • Manages assets through the use of the computerized maintenance management system. Ensures that trouble reports issued by operators are correct and complete. Assists in the development of a routine maintenance schedule for operators to address plant needs while on shift.

 

  • Schedules the operating staff including relief operators job assignments on a weekly basis ensuring that the operations labor is scheduled consistent with Departmental policy.

 

  •  Oversees facility operations ensuring cleaning work areas; removing chemical spills; and identifying and correcting safety concerns in the plant.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

  • Knowledge of water treatment processes and the equipment used in these facilities.

 

  • Knowledge of reservoir operations.

 

  • Knowledge of public health aspects of water treatment operation and maintenance.

 

  • Knowledge of shift scheduling and departmental personnel policies related to shift workers.

 

  • Knowledge of safety management and safety programs applicable to the plant environment including lock out/tag out, confined space, ladder safety, respirator and emergency evacuation training, etc.

 

  • Skill in training for operations and maintenance staff.

 

  • Skill in interpersonal relations.

 

  • Skill in maintaining records and preparing reports.

 

  • Skill in problem solving.

 

  • Skill in oral and written communication.    

 

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

The Plant Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.

 

GUIDELINES

 

Guidelines include the plant permit relevant state and federal laws, industrial safety standards, and county and department policies and procedures. The Team Leader will seek advice on interpretation of these guidelines from the Plant Supervisor.

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

  • The work consists of varied training and technical duties. Time constraints and assisting staff on complex operations logistics and troubleshooting contribute to the complexity of the positions.

 

  • The purpose of this position is to ensure that the staff is able to operate the facility consistently in a safe and effective manner. Successful performance contributes to well-trained and prepared staff.

 

CONTACTS

                                                

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other county employees, State or Federal regulators and vendors.

 

  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange technical or business information, motivate and train persons.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity and distinguishes between shades of color.

 

  • The work is typically performed in a combination of environments including within the treatment areas of the plant, outside, and in an office.

 

  • The work will require the use of appropriate personal protective equipment related to plant operation and maintenance.

 

 

 

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

 

This position has guidance, scheduling and quality assurance responsibilities over the operations staff at the plant but does not have management responsibilities. This position may contribute information to employee performance appraisals.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational or technical nature which may be obtained with a two-year associate’s degree, diploma or equivalent from a college, technical, or vocational school.  Years of experience may substitute for education.

 

  • Five or more years of related experience as water operator.

 

  • Valid GA Class C Driver’s License.

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a Class 1 Water Operators License in the State of Georgia.

 

Maintenance Team Leader

Paulding County
Ends: December 2, 2020
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Maintenance Team Leader                                                                                  

Water System

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

To provide preventive and corrective mechanical maintenance to the water and wastewater treatment facilities, including treatment plants, lift stations, dams, and pumping stations. In addition to performing the same day to day functions as the Maintenance Mechanic, this position serves as the escalation point for complex problems that the Maintenance Mechanic cannot immediately solve. Other duties include providing administrative support to the Plant Supervisor with routine reporting, work assignments, mentoring and training of Maintenance Mechanics.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Performs a lead role in preventative and corrective maintenance by repairing equipment, piping, and facility components; welding equipment; equipment alignment; and maintaining chemical pump availability.

 

  • Manages assets using a computerized maintenance management system. Ensures that maintenance related data provided by others are correct and complete. Assists in the development of a routine maintenance schedule for staff to address plant needs.

 

  • Manages equipment availability by maintaining inventory of critical repair parts to minimize downtime; obtaining quotes for equipment and parts; and submitting quotes for review by management staff.

 

  • Oversees facility maintenance by cleaning work areas; removing chemical spills; and identifying and correcting safety concerns in the plant.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

  • Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes and the equipment used in these facilities.

 

  • Knowledge of reservoir maintenance.

 

  • Knowledge of public health aspects of water treatment operation and maintenance.

 

  • Knowledge of maintenance activities required for mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and control systems.

 

  • Knowledge of safety management and safety programs applicable to the plant environment including lock out/tag out, confined space, ladder safety, respirator, lifts and cranes, tool safety, fall protection, hearing and eye protection, welding, chemical, and emergency evacuation training, etc.

 

  • Skill in training for operations and maintenance staff.

 

  • Skill in the operation of a variety of light and heavy duty vehicles and construction equipment. 

 

  • Skill in interpersonal relations.

 

  • Skill in maintaining records and preparing reports.

 

  • Skill in problem solving.

 

  • Skill in oral and written communication.    

 

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

The Plant Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.

 

GUIDELINES

 

Guidelines include the plant permit, relevant state and federal laws, industrial safety standards, and county and department policies and procedures. The Team Leader will seek advice on interpretation of these guidelines from the Plant Supervisor.

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

  • The work consists of varied training and technical duties. Time constraints and assisting staff on complex maintenance logistics contribute to the complexity of the positions.

 

  • The purpose of this position is to ensure that the staff is able to deliver appropriate plant maintenance in a safe and effective manner. Successful performance contributes to well-trained and prepared staff.

 

CONTACTS

                                                

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other county employees, and vendors.

 

  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange technical or business information, motivate and train persons.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • The work is typically performed on the job site or at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity and distinguishes between shades of color.

 

  • The work is typically performed in a combination of environments including within the treatment areas of the plant, outside, and in an office.

 

  • The work will require the use of appropriate personal protective equipment related to plant operation and maintenance.

 

 

 

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

 

This position has guidance and quality assurance responsibilities over the maintenance staff at the plant but does not have management responsibilities. This position may contribute information to employee performance appraisals.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational or technical nature which may be obtained with a two-year associate’s degree, diploma or equivalent from a college, technical, or vocational school.  Year of experience may substitute for education.

 

  • Five or more years of related experience as a Maintenance Electrician or a Maintenance Mechanic.

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain GAWP Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist certification.

 

  • Valid GA Class C Driver’s License.

 

 

 

Maintenance Mechanic

Paulding County Water System
Ends: December 2, 2020
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Maintenance Mechanic 

Water System

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The purpose of this position is to provide preventative and corrective mechanical maintenance to the water and wastewater treatment facilities, including treatment plants, dams, and pumping stations. This includes preventive maintenance service and repairs to pumps, motors and gearboxes. A knowledge of welding, rigging, millwrighting, and use of shop tools is needed to perform these job functions. Required to rotate and serve on-call duty. Maintenance Mechanics have a role in using and maintaining the information provided by a CMMS.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Performs corrective maintenance by repairing equipment, piping, and facility components; welding equipment; calibrating equipment; and rebuilding a variety of pumps. Responds to repairs via the CMMS order system and to emergency breakdowns and inclement weather situations that cause malfunctions.

 

  • Performs preventative maintenance such as lubrication of bearings, drive chains, change oil in the gear reducers. Also check tolerance for impeller clearances and adjust pump packing. Equipment checks as per the CMMS schedule and inspections.

 

  • Manages equipment availability by maintaining inventory of critical repair parts to minimize downtime; obtaining quotes for equipment and parts; and submitting quotes for review by management staff.

 

  • Ensures effective facility operations and maintenance by cleaning work areas; removing chemical spills; and identifying and correcting safety concerns in the plant.

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

  • Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment process equipment used in these facilities.

 

  • Knowledge of maintenance activities required for mechanical equipment and includes routine electrical activities associated with mechanical maintenance including unwiring and wiring motors, and checking rotation on equipment up to and including 480v service.

 

  • Knowledge of safety management and safety programs applicable to the plant environment including lock out/tag out, confined space, ladder safety, respirator, lifts and cranes, tool safety, fall protection, hearing and eye protection, welding, chemical, and emergency evacuation training, etc.

 

  • Skill in interpersonal relations.

 

  • Skill in maintaining records and preparing reports, including the use of CMMS for maintenance activities.

 

  • Skill in the operation of a variety of light and heavy duty vehicles and construction equipment.

 

  • Skill in problem solving.

 

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

The Water Plant Supervisor and/or Maintenance Team Leader assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor or team leader spot-checks completed work for accuracy, compliance procedures, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

 

GUIDELINES

 

Guidelines include the plant permit, relevant state and local codes, industrial safety standards, and county and department policies and procedures. The mechanic will seek advice on interpretation of these guidelines from the Plant Supervisor or Maintenance Team Leader.

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

  • The work consists of varied technical duties.  Complex electrical troubleshooting contributes to the complexity of the position.

 

  • The purpose of this position is to deliver appropriate electrical maintenance in a safe and effective manner. Successful performance contributes to a safe and efficient plant operation.

 

CONTACTS

                                                

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other county employees, and vendors.

 

  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange technical or business information.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • The work is typically performed on the job site or workbenches while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity and distinguishes between shades of color.

 

  • The work is typically performed in a combination of environments including within the treatment areas of the plant, outside, and in an office.

 

  • The work will require the use of appropriate personal protective equipment related to plant operation and maintenance.

 

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

 

                 None

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational or technical nature which may be obtained with a two-year associate’s degree, diploma or equivalent from a college, technical, or vocational school. Years of experience may substitute for education.

 

  • Three or more years of related experience as a Maintenance Mechanic. Water Utility experience is preferred.

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain GAWP Water/Wastewater Maintenance Technologist certification.

 

  • Valid GA Class C Driver’s license.

 

Water Plant Operator

Paulding County Water System
Ends: December 2, 2020
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Water Plant Operator                                                              

Water System

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

This position is responsible for operating a water treatment plant in an efficient manner according to established standard operating procedures. Work may involve operating on a rotating shift schedule to provide 24/7 coverage of the plant. Operator has a role in utilizing a CMMS to enter trouble reports and maintenance work. An incumbent in this position may be designated “Water Plant Operator III”, “Water Plant Operator II” or “Water Plant Operator I”.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Monitors physical and chemical treatment processes making necessary adjustments to ensure safe and efficient operations as indicated by current conditions.

 

  • Monitors performance of machinery and equipment used to control the treatment process; performs preventative maintenance on equipment as assigned.

 

  • Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations through proper plant operations. Prepares inspection sheets, logs, and flow charts; maintains records.

    

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

  • Knowledge of water treatment processes and the equipment used in these facilities.

 

  • Knowledge of reservoir operations.

 

  • Knowledge in the use of CMMS and SCADA control systems.

 

  • Knowledge of mathematics, basic chemistry, and microbiology.

 

  • Knowledge of state and local water treatment guidelines and procedures.

 

  • Knowledge of plant operations.

 

  • Knowledge of safety procedures.

 

  • Skill in performing routine process tests.

 

  • Skill in the use of basic tools such as packing tools, socket wrenches, power tools, and screwdrivers.

 

  • Skill in the use of standard office equipment.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

The Treatment Plant Supervisor and /or Operations Team Leader assigns work in terms of general instructions. The Supervisor or Team Leader spot-checks completed work for accuracy, compliance with procedures, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

 

GUIDELINES

 

Guidelines include the plant permit, relevant state and federal laws, industrial safety standards, and county and department policies and procedures. The Team Leader will seek advice on interpretation of these guidelines from the Plant Supervisor.

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

  • The work consists of related water treatment duties.

 

  • The purpose of this position is to help ensure the proper 24/7 operation of the water treatment facility. Successful performance contributes to the safe handling and effective treatment of water.

 

CONTACTS

                                                

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers and other county employees.

 

  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange plant status and technical information, motivate and train persons.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee must occasionally lift light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and be able to distinguish between shades of color.

 

  • Ability to work rotating shift schedule.

 

  • The work is typically performed in a combination of environments including within the treatment areas of the plant, outside, and in an office.

 

  • The work will require the use of appropriate personal protective equipment related to plant operation and maintenance.

 

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

 

None

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.

 

  •  

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for Water Operator Class III within six months.

 

 

 

Wastewater Operator Ellijay, GA

Woodard & Curran
Ends: December 1, 2020
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Water/Sewer Maintenance Technician

BRYAN COUNTY
Ends: November 23, 2020
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BRYAN COUNTY, GEORGIA

CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION

 

Classification Title:                        Water/Sewer Maintenance Technician

 

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PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION

 

The purpose of this classification is to perform general operations and maintenance of the water distribution systems and sanitary sewer collection systems, including but not limited to the installation, monitoring, reading/recording, repairs and maintenance of meters, water mains and appurtenances, gravity sewer/force mains and appurtenances.  Under supervision of the County Engineer interacts with customers and addresses questions and resolves complaints; reports abnormal or suspicious meter conditions or usage patterns; makes field repairs to meters; and performs other operations and maintenance duties as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

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

 

Installs and monitors consumer water meters in accordance with an assigned schedule and route; enters meter readings into a hand-held meter reading computer; ensures accuracy of readings; coordinates readings with billing administrator.

Examines meters for signs of tampering and reports/repairs inoperative, leaking, malfunctioning, or damaged meters, reports violations.  Tests water meters for accuracy.

 

Posts non-payment notices; posts sign-up or shut-down notices; turns water services on and off as required; makes appointments for readings to be re-checked.

Makes field repairs to water meters and performs routine maintenance; pulls meters for calibration; cleans brush, dirt or vegetation away from meter boxes using appropriate equipment and tools; generates requests for larger repairs.

Locates water meters, mains and service lines for work and construction crews.

Assists with the construction, maintenance and operations of water and sewer lines, and in making emergency repairs to water mains.

Maintain a variety of records relating to inspections, maintenance activity, and water meter readings.

 

Performs required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects, including grounds keeping, building maintenance, main installation and pipe repair, manhole and line clearing, main and pipe repair.

 

Perform basic plumbing, electrical and carpentry construction and maintenance tasks on well sites and lift station properties.

 

Oversee and/or perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.

 

Drives trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment, gravel and sand.  Operates light and medium sized construction and power equipment, such as backhoe/loader.

 

Is on call for emergency work assignments, including evenings and weekends.

 

Punctuality and attendance are essential.

 

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS

 

Performs other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

High school diploma or GED; additional vocational education in water and sewer operations and maintenance preferred; one year of experience in water and sewer construction, operations and facilities maintenance, or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to operate a variety of maintenance equipment including lawn mower, chain saw, weed-eater, tractor, and power hand tools.  Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for medium to heavy work using hand tools.  Work is performed primarily outdoors while walking or driving, with occasional indoor office work. Constant exposure to: moving mechanical parts at construction sites and from heavy equipment; excessive noise from traffic and train tracks; dust, gas fumes, or chemicals while walking or driving; blood borne pathogens and other biohazards in manholes, lift stations and meter boxes; and falling objects on site and at construction locations. Frequent exposure to extreme temperatures, humidity, rain; slippery or uneven surfaces and rough terrain; moving mechanical parts; excessive noise and vibration from meter repair equipment, compressors, traffic, trains and while operating a vehicle. Work is occasionally performed at heights while working on embankments or inclines.  Constant sitting while driving or in meetings; walking meter routes and at construction sites; balancing on hills, embankments and ledges; stooping, squatting; bending at the neck and waist to drive, read and perform low level work; reaching below the shoulder; pushing and pulling of materials/equipment into and out of the truck and of meter lids; fine manipulation, simple grasping and repetitive use of hands to use hand held processor, read meters and operate a computer; lifting and carrying of meter lids, sticks and other equipment weighing up to 50 pounds; driving to and from meter locations. Frequent kneeling, climbing; twisting at the neck and waist; power grasping to shovel, use a meter stick, lifting and opening the vehicle; lifting and carrying of meters and lids weighing up to 50 pounds. Occasional standing, crawling, and climbing to read meters and traverse hills, embankments and ledges; reaching above the shoulder; and lifting and carrying meter boxes and lids weighing up to 50 pounds.

 

VISION: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to operate a vehicle and equipment; read computer screens, meters, and printed documents.

 

HEARING: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction to listen for signs of danger, operate a radio and communicate with others.

 

DATA COMPREHENSION: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things, which may include vehicle maintenance records, employee time sheet, and equipment operation manuals.

 

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to speak with and/or signal people to convey or exchange recreational information, including receiving assignments and/or directions from supervisor.

 

LANGUAGE ABILITY: Requires ability to read a variety of documentation, directions, instructions, and methods and procedures.  Requires the ability to write simple reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech. 

 

INTELLIGENCE: Requires the ability to learn and understand simple maintenance principles and techniques; to understand departmental policies and procedures; to make independent judgments in the absence of supervision; and to acquire and be able to expound on knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.

 

VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, and to follow verbal and written instructions.

 

NUMERICAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to undertake basic math functions, i.e. add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers and fractions.

 

FORMS/SPATIAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to visually inspect items for proper length, width, and shape using job related equipment, which may include tape measure and recording devices.

 

MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using maintenance equipment and to operate motor vehicles.

 

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

 

COLOR DIFFERENTIATION: Requires the ability to discern color.

 

INTERPERSONAL TEMPERAMENT: Requires the ability to deal with and relate to people beyond giving and receiving instructions.  Must be able to adapt to and perform under considerable stress when confronted with an emergency.

 

PHYSICAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to talk, express, or exchange ideas by means of spoken words and/or hear and perceive nature of sounds by ear.

 

KNOWLEDGE OF:

 

Operation and appropriate usage of various types of water meters.

Operational characteristics of general maintenance and construction equipment and tools used in work activities.

Operational characteristics of hand held and radio meter reading equipment.

Principles of customer service. Basic mathematical principles.

Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers.

Principles and practices of record keeping and reporting.

Occupational hazards, standard safety practices, and safe driving principles.

APPLY FROM BRYAN COUNTY WEBSITE   Bryancounty.org

Collection System Operator

Enviroworx Operations Management
Ends: November 16, 2020
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Collection System Operator


SUMMARY: Performs a variety of skilled tasks necessary to maintain, operate, and repair sanitary sewer systems; operates required tools and equipment; performs a variety of maintenance tasks relative to wastewater collection systems.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work is performed under direct supervision (Operator II), general supervision (Operator I), under the direction of the Department Manager/Lead Operator.
? Perform the full range of collection maintenance duties including sewer system maintenance and repair.
? Operate and adjust controls on collection system equipment and machinery, such as valves, pumps and motors.
? Monitor, repair, and maintain wastewater system lift stations; remove debris; disassemble and clean pumps; perform minor repairs when necessary.
? Grease and clean equipment; read and interpret meters and gauges.
? Inspect and make repairs to collection system equipment.
? Operate video inspection system for underground sewer lines and storm drains
? Perform general plant maintenance work, such as sweeping, cleaning, sanding, and painting of equipment and facilities
? Rod sanitary sewers; install and repair sanitary sewer laterals and trunk lines.
? Observe and enforce safety precautions
? Enter and work in permitted confined spaces and underground trenches
? Locate, mark, and notify sewer lines per underground service alert requirements
? May temporarily be assigned to work with other departments as needed
? Operate trucks, tractors, and other motorized equipment of comparable size and complexity
? Perform related duties as required


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EQUIPMENT & OTHER:
? Principles and practices used in the operation and routine maintenance of a wastewater collection system.
? Operational characteristics of maintenance and construction equipment and tools used in work activities.
? Occupational hazards and standards of safety practices.
? Mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic principles related to the operation of collection system equipment.
? Motor vehicles, generators, pumps, gauges, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, detection devices, and a variety of related equipment


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS:
? Possession of a Level II, or III Waste Water Operator license issued by the State of Georgia Licensing Board
? Possession of a valid Class B (CDL) Georgia driver license.
? Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid C.P.R. Certificate
Interested candidates must submit a resume to hr@eommgmt.com.

Wastewater Operations Supervisor Waycross Ga

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: November 15, 2020
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Wastewater Operations Supervisor
ESG Operations, Inc.
 

Are you a hands-on wastewater operator with supervisor experience?  Are you a detail-oriented leader looking for a new opportunity with a growing company that is focused on teamwork?  Are you passionate about your work and determined to be successful?  As part of the ESG Operations, Inc. team you would be able to use your skills and be rewarded for your successes.


ESG Operations, Inc. is currently seeking an Operations Supervisor for our Waycross, Georgia location.  In this position you would be responsible for overseeing a team of Wastewater Operators with responsibility for the operations of a 5 MGS wastewater treatment plant.  We are looking for candidates with at least a Class II license in GA or ability to get through reciprocity. 


Responsibilities:

  • Prepares internal reports, regulatory reports, and client reports as defined by the project manager
  • Intermittently checks and verifies that the staff is performing duties correctly, including operations, maintenance, safety, lab procedures and QA/QC program
  • Conducts weekly/monthly meetings with department heads pertaining to project performance and goal achievement
  • Helps define then approves functions and objectives of the facilities and staffs
  • Takes effective correction action in case of emergencies
  • Oversees safety program and assures its being aggressively followed
  • Conducts interviews with potential employees and performs employee evaluations
  • Administers discipline to employees that are in violation of company policies and procedures
  • Approves project staff schedules
  • General office and plant administrative responsibilities
  • Assists in budget planning and preparation
  • Assumes the role and responsibilities of the project manager in his/her absence


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Five years’ experience as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, Class II or higher
  • Any combination of education, experience, or training which provides the required knowledge and skills
  • Supplemental training or certifications in Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations
  • Valid Driver’s License


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

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  Relocation may be provided.

ESG Operations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

Apply online at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.

 

WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR I, II, III, or TRAINEE

City of Sparta
Ends: November 12, 2020
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WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR I, II, III, or TRAINEE

Hiring Agency: City of Sparta

Ends: Open Until Filled

Reports To: Water Treatment Superintendent

Pay: Depending on Qualifications

 

The City of Sparta is seeking a licensed Water Treatment Operator. In lieu of licensed candidates, the City will consider the placement of a trainee. Duties include conducting analyses in a laboratory setting, calculating chemical dosages and adding/adjusting chemical feeds, managing water influent and effluent flows, maintaining clear and accurate records, and the operation of computers, pumps, and hand tools.

 

Successful candidates will possess a high school diploma or GED, an active telephone (in order to be reached in emergency situations), and a valid driver’s license. If the candidate does not possess a valid State of Georgia issued Water Treatment Operator’s license, that license must be obtained within one year of employment.

 

This position is full-time, requires working a rotating schedule, and will include holidays and night shifts. The presence of certain chemicals in this facility requires attention to detail and the proper usage of protective wear. Operators must be able to ascend and descend stairs and ladders, lift objects up to 70lbs, and be able to manipulate hands and fingers. Legible handwriting is a must.

 

The following qualifications may award preference during the selection process:

  • Possession of an Associate’s Degree or higher
  • A familiarity with chemistry and/or water treatment principles
  • Experience in facilities maintenance, such as the repair and maintenance of pumps, motors, HVAC, and electrical equipment.

Contact               Shane Harper, Water Treatment Superintendent

                            shane@cityofsparta.org

                             770-776-9284   

                             or

                             Sparta City Hall

                             706-444-5753

Applications accepted at Sparta City Hall or via email.                   

Water Treatment Operator

Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A.
$15.75 - $20.11 with paid retirement
Ends: December 31, 2020
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Good Salary with Excellent Family Benefits and Employee Retirement Plan

The Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A. is currently seeking to fill an operator’s position. The hourly rate will be determined by experience and license classification.

Hourly Pay for: Class 1 $20.11 , Class 2 $17.37,  Class 3 $15.75

Company paid employee health and life insurance Family plans available

Company paid retirement (4 percent) and will match up to (8 percent).

Candidates must have a State of Georgia Class 1,2 or 3 Water Treatment license, a  valid Georgia driver’s license, pass a pre-employment screening test that includes physical, drug screen and background check, etc.

Candidates must be willing to work holidays, weekends, and overtime during emergencies.

Applications can be picked up in person at

Ellijay Gilmer County W.S.A

1023 Progress Road

Ellijay Ga 30540

Resumes can be sent to gnixwtp@ellijay.com

Utility Inspector

Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission
$21.14 – $23.52/hour
Ends: November 11, 2020
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Employment Opportunity – Utility Inspector

The Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission is pleased to announce the following employment opportunity:

Job Title: Utility Inspector
Open Date: August 13, 2020
Close Date: Open until filled
Position Information: Full-time, permanent position
Starting Pay Range: $21.14 – $23.52/hour

Click the link below to view the job description for this vacancy.

Utility Inspector

Please visit our Human Resources page for instructions on how to apply.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the coordination, observation, testing and documentation of water and wastewater infrastructure projects to ensure compliance with JWSC standards of construction.

 Essential Functions:

  • Performs inspection observations of infrastructure construction including water mains, sewer mains, pumping stations and other water and sewer system components.
  • Documents conformance to JWSC standards through monitoring contractor performed:
  • Hydrostatic testing on water main lines, tapping saddles, and gate valves.
  • Low pressure air tests on all new gravity sewer main lines.
  • Hydrostatic pressure tests on all new sewer force main lines.
  • Review of CCTV inspection videos.
  • Use of compaction testing equipment.
  • Maintains thorough and detailed documentation of all assigned projects per Division standards.
  • Reads plans and drawings to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Inspects water and sewer ditch lines for safety and ensures proper backfill and compaction.
  • Reviews as-built and record drawing plans to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Performs final inspections.
  • Performs daily clean-out inspections; enters GPS data.
  • Performs field locates on sewer and water mains through the use of GPS instrumentation.
  • Maintains daily reports and photo log of all inspections.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Senior Inspector.

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Knowledge of relevant local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Knowledge of safe and accepted engineering and construction practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of construction inspection processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
  • Skill in interpreting engineering reports, maps, and construction drawings.
  • Skill in the interpretation and application of rules, regulations, codes and ordinances.
  • Skill in the use of computers and various software programs.
  • Skill in the preparation of informative reports.
  • Ability to effectively communicate through oral and written communication.

Complexity and Scope of Work:

  • The work consists of varied construction inspection duties.  The unique nature of each project contributes to the complexity of the position.

 

  • The purpose of this position is to inspect water and sewer construction projects to ensure compliance with applicable regulations, ordinances, specifications, standards and contract agreements. Successful performance ensures compliance with all relevant standards.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. The employee climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.

 

  • The work is largely performed in active construction sites with all associated hazards to include uneven ground, limited line of sight, confined spaces and the presence of heavy equipment.

 

  • The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. Work requires the use of personal protective devices such as hard hats, safety shoes, hi-visibility clothing, masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Competency in basic mathematical calculations, engineered plan reading, the use of measurement tools and computerized documentation.

 

  • Ability to accurately document, compile and retrieve project information in an organized manner.

 

  • Comfort level with and ability to work safely in and around active construction sites.

 

  • Ability to derive decisions through the use of standard documents and industry reference texts.

 

  • Comfort level in interacting effectively with customers, contractors, builders and the general public.

 

  • Ability to monitor work objectively to ensure adherence to JWSC standards of construction.

 

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.

 

  • Sufficient experience to 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.

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with 1-3 years in a construction management, regulatory or engineering occupation.

 

  • Possession of an industry recognized licensure such as Utility Foreman, Water Distribution, Wastewater Collections or similar.

 

  • 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.

 

Water Utility Technician Savannah/ Chatham area

Water Utility Management
Ends: November 3, 2020
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Job Title

Water Utility Technician

Reports To

Water Utility Area Leader

Department

Field Service and Operations

 

Job Purpose

 

Maintain the areas potable water treatment and distribution system in accordance with federal, state, county, municipal, and company policies and standards.
 

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Make daily rounds at Water Utility Management water facilities to ensure water purity.  Handle daily water maintenance, operation, and distribution systems, processes, and procedures.
  • Inspect, check, and record water source meters and hydro-pneumatic tank pressure and levels.
  • Inspect, service, and repair components of the water system including pipes, water storage vessels, chemical treatment equipment, circulation pumps, valves, and other related components.
  • Monitor chemical supplies and change chemical cylinders/containers as required.
  • Test water volume and pressure; collect water samples for chorine, physical and bacterial tests.
  • Maintain written logs and worksheets of treatment operations.  Compile equipment readings and test results into summary reports.

40%

  1. Conduct field repairs.
  • Inspect, flush, clean and perform minor repairs of water mains, lines, and laterals.  Make taps for new services.
  • Respond to service orders in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Post door hangers regarding delinquent accounts, responds to lock-outs, turn-ons, and perform re-reads.
  • Perform On-Call duties and respond to problems related to the distribution system, wells, and waste treatment facilities.
  • Locate, mark, and notify water lines per Utilities Protection Center (UPC) within the mandated 72-hour response requirement.
  • Test, calibrate, and repair malfunctioning devices, instruments, and equipment when necessary.
  • Coordinate construction, maintenance, material selection, and repair activities with maintenance, contractors, vendors and other WUM staff.

30%

  1. Conduct field inspections and read water meters.
  • Accurately install and read water meters.
  • Install, repair, and replace fire hydrants, valves, meter vaults, and boxes.

20%

  1. Participate in a variety of special projects such as construction of piping, electrical, and structural systems related to assigned work area. 

5%

  1. Perform other job-related duties as required.

5%

 

Qualifications & Experience

 

High school diploma or GED equivalent required plus 1-2 years’ experience in a water treatment processing role or similar experience preferred.  GA State Water Treatment Class III Certification or Operator Distribution Certification required.  This position requires a valid Georgia Class C driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record upon hire. Previous outdoor experience (construction, plumbing, meter reading, etc.) is a plus.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

Must be dependable, responsible, persistent, energetic, goal-oriented, accurate, team player, flexible, and able to work with minimal supervision.  Must be able to read, follow verbal and written instructions, have good oral and written communication skills with ability to multi-task. Must be reliable with high attention to detail and accuracy.  Must be able to input and manage information and data efficiently and accurately and within set timeframes.  Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook and Windows Explorer, Word, and Excel a plus.  Experience of or ability to learn meter reading and meter maintenance software (Neptune e900). Must be able to adapt to changing technologies and able to learn functionality of new equipment and systems, including Smartphones and computer systems.  Must have willingness to assist in on-the-job training programs and initiatives.

 

Working Conditions

 

This position works primarily in an outdoor environment.  This position may/will be exposed to the following:

 

  • Water operations duties are performed in all weather conditions including heat, cold, extreme temperatures, and inclement weather.
  • Constant exposure to sun, high humidity, noise, vibration, and slick surfaces.
  • Work environment exposes this position to levels of grease, airborne dust, odor, electrical, mechanical, and toxic hazards.
  • This position will operate heavy equipment and moving machinery including excavators, back hoes, chain saws, generators, shovels, rakes, pneumatic equipment, and other large, loud, and dangerous construction equipment.

 

Physical/Other Requirements

 

This position requires an extreme amount of physical activity. 

  • Must be able lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to sit, stoop, maneuver into tight spaces, use fingers and hands with dexterity, and possess accurate vision to perform essential job duties.
  • There are no inclement weather clauses; this position must work regardless of temperature, hot, cold, rain or snow.
  • This position requires frequent stooping, standing, walking, sitting and twisting. Will often walk on hard surfaces that can be slippery.
  • Must be able to operate a company vehicle and company machinery.
  • Must wear protective clothing when necessary but not limited to face shields, gloves, helmets, masks, etc.

 

The work environment and physical demands described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 

Direct Reports

 

NA (indirect report:  Water Utility Technician-in-Training)

If interested please email our customer care email. The address is listed below:

 

CustomerCare@waterga.com

Water Utility Technician in Training Savannah/ Chatham area

Water Utility Management
Ends: November 3, 2020
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Job Title

Water Utility Technician in Training

Reports To

Water Utility Area Leader

Department

Field Service and Operations

 

Job Purpose

 

Learn all tasks related to the inspection, operation, and maintenance of water wells the area’s water distribution system in accordance with federal, state, county, municipal, and company policies and standards.
 

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Train with a Water Utility Technician daily at water facilities to learn process of water maintenance and distribution systems, processes, and procedures.
  • Learn how to inspect, check, and record water source meters and hydro-pneumatic tank pressure and levels.
  • Learn how to inspect, service, and repair components of the water system including pipes, water storage vessels, chemical treatment equipment, circulation pumps, valves, and other related components.   
  • Learn how to monitor chemical supplies and change chemical cylinders/containers as required.
  • Learn to test water volume and pressure; learn how to collect water samples for chorine, physical and bacterial tests.
  • Begin learning basics of written logs and worksheets of treatment operations, as well as equipment readings and test results. 

30%

  1. Assist with field repairs.
  • Learn how to inspect, flush, clean and perform minor repairs on water mains, lines, and laterals.  Learn to make taps for new services.
  • Understand the importance of responding to service orders in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Post door hangers regarding delinquent accounts, respond to lock-outs, turn-ons, and learn to perform re-reads.
  • Train to perform On-Call duties and respond to problems related to the distribution system, wells, and waste treatment facilities.
  • Respond to state and local utility requests with the mandated 72-hour response requirement.

30%

  1. Assist with field inspections and learn to read water meters.
  • Learn to install and read water meters.
  • Learn to install, repair, and replace fire hydrants, valves, meter vaults, and boxes.

25%

  1. Participate in a variety of special projects such as construction of piping, electrical, and structural systems related to assigned work area.

5%

  1. Adhere to Water Utility Management’s safe working standards and procedures at all times including company driving procedures.

5%

  1. Perform other job-related duties as required.

5%

 

Qualifications & Experience

 

High school diploma or GED equivalent required.  Ability to obtain GA State Water Treatment Class III Certification or Operator Distribution Certification within first year of employment is required.  This position requires a valid Georgia Class C driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record upon hire. Previous outdoor experience (construction, plumbing, meter reading, etc.) is a plus.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

Must be dependable, responsible, persistent, energetic, goal-oriented, accurate, team player, flexible, and able to work with minimal supervision.  Must be able to read, follow verbal and written instructions, with ability to multi-task. Must be reliable with high attention to detail and accuracy.  Must be able to input and manage information and data efficiently and accurately and within set timeframes.  Good oral and written communication skills.  Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook and Windows Explorer, Word, and Excel a plus.  Must be able to adapt to changing technologies and able to learn functionality of new equipment and systems, including Smartphones and computer systems. Ability to learn meter reading and meter maintenance software (Neptune e900 ).

 

Working Conditions

 

This position works primarily in an outdoor environment.  This position may/will be exposed to the following:

 

  • Water operations duties are performed in all weather conditions including heat, cold, extreme temperatures, and inclement weather.
  • Constant exposure to sun, high humidity, noise, vibration, and slick surfaces.
  • Work environment exposes this position to levels of grease, airborne dust, odor, electrical, mechanical, and toxic hazards.
  • This position will operate heavy equipment and moving machinery including excavators, back hoes, chain saws, generators, shovels, rakes, pneumatic equipment, and other large, loud, and dangerous construction equipment.

 

Physical/Other Requirements

 

This position requires an extreme amount of physical activity. 

  • Must be able lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to sit, stoop, maneuver into tight spaces, use fingers and hands with dexterity, and possess accurate vision to perform essential job duties.
  • There are no inclement weather clauses; this position must work regardless of temperature, hot, cold, rain or snow.
  • This position requires frequent stooping, standing, walking, sitting and twisting. Will often walk on hard surfaces that can be slippery.
  • Must be able to operate a company vehicle and company machinery.
  • Must wear protective clothing when necessary including but not limited to face shields, gloves, helmets, masks, etc.

 

The work environment and physical demands described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

If interested please email our customer care email. The address is listed below:

 

CustomerCare@waterga.com

Wastewater Maintenance Supervisor

Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission
$21.85 – $24.71
Ends: October 29, 2020
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Employment Opportunity – Wastewater Maintenance Supervisor

The Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission is pleased to announce the following employment opportunity:

Job Title: Wastewater Maintenance Supervisor
Open Date: June 25, 2020
Close Date: Open until filled
Position Information: Full-time, permanent position
Starting Pay Range: $21.85 – $24.71

Click the link below to view the job description for this vacancy.

Wastewater Maintenance Supervisor 6.25.2020

Please visit our Human Resources page for instructions on how to apply.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and repairs to process equipment at the agency's wastewater treatment plants.

 Essential Functions:

  • Oversees, directs, assigns and participates in the safe repair of all pumping, detention, transmission piping, belt press, dryer, and conveyor systems.

 

  • Prioritizes and plans work assignments; makes assignments to maintenance personnel; monitors work to ensure compliance with standards.

 

  • Coordinates on-call scheduling for maintenance personnel; responds to after-hours emergencies.

 

  • Processes work orders and ensure completion.

 

  • Performs mechanical maintenance and repair of all wastewater treatment plant equipment.

 

  • Oversees and implements the plants' preventative maintenance program.

 

  • Purchases equipment, materials, and supplies; performs cost comparisons for services, equipment, and supplies; performs inventory duties; Assists with the development and administration of division maintenance budget.

 

  • Monitors, installs, calibrates, and repairs various mechanical equipment; Performs related duties.

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Knowledge of the installation, repair, and maintenance of mechanical equipment.

 

  • Knowledge of division and agency policies and procedures; Knowledge of electrical components and wiring.

 

  • Knowledge of computers and computer programs; Knowledge of plant operational processes.

 

  • Skill in the operation and maintenance of mechanical equipment;
  • Skill in thinking clearly under difficult circumstances; Skill in troubleshooting mechanical equipment.

 

  • Skill in planning, organization, and decision making; Skill in oral and written communication.

Complexity and Scope of Work:

  • The work consists of varied supervisory and maintenance duties.  The necessity of working near high voltage electrical lines and near contaminated water contributes to the complexity of the position.

 

  • The purpose of this position is to supervise the maintenance of wastewater treatment plant equipment.  Successful performance helps ensure safe and efficient wastewater treatment plant operations.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching.  The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.

 

  • The work is typically performed in a wastewater treatment plant.  The work may also be performed outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather.  The employee may be exposed to machinery with moving parts and contagious or infectious diseases. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, and gloves.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.

 

  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service.

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for wastewater treatment.

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III

Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission
$16.51-$19.30
Ends: October 29, 2020
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Employment Opportunity – Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III

The Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission is pleased to announce the following employment opportunity:

Job Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III
Open Date: July 24, 2020
Close Date: Open until filled
Position Information: Full-time, permanent position
Starting Pay Range: $16.51-$19.30

Click the link below to view the job description for this vacancy.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III

Please visit our Human Resources page for instructions on how to apply.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for performing administrative and technical duties in the operation of wastewater treatment plants.

 Essential Functions:

  • Monitors plant for proper operation and to ensure compliance with all state and federal permit requirements.

 

  • Makes process control decisions for permitted effluent discharge.

 

  • Ensures compliance with safe work policies and procedures.

 

  • Performs equipment checks and general equipment maintenance.

 

  • Collects samples; performs laboratory analyses to ensure that treatment facilities are operating efficiently; carries out corrective actions.

 

  • Makes rounds of plants; reads gauges and meters; records readings.

 

  • Maintains maintenance and chemical analysis records; prepares logs, records, and reports, including required local, state, and federal reports.

 

  • Responds to after-hours emergencies when on call; Operates heavy equipment.

 

  • Prepares a variety of regular and special reports; Cleans and maintains plant facility and grounds.

 

  • Provides plant tours to community and school groups; Attends required training classes.

 

  • Performs related duties.

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Knowledge of wastewater treatment plant principles, operations, and equipment.

 

  • Knowledge of chemistry, mathematics, and biology.

 

  • Knowledge of safe work principles and practices.

 

  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.

 

  • Knowledge of division and agency policies and procedures, and federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

 

  • Skill in the operation and maintenance of mechanical and electronic equipment.

 

  • Skill in the operation of heavy equipment; Skill in the operation of hand and power tools.

 

  • Skill in planning, organization, and decision making; Skill in oral and written communication.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.

 

  • The work is typically performed in a wastewater treatment plant. The work may also be performed outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to machinery with moving parts and contagious or infectious diseases. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, and gloves.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.

 

  • Sufficient experience to 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.

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for wastewater treatment.

 

Distribution and collection system work

City of Wadley
Ends: October 29, 2020
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The City of Wadley is searching for an individual with skills in distribution and collection system work for their water and wastewater system. A Georgia Certification license is desired but not mandatory. However, individual should work to obtain certifications within 12 months of hire date. Individual should be well versed in general repair and maintenance work of basic pumps and motors within the water and wastewater treatment industry.  Pay will be determined through experience and qualifications.  Health insurance, dental insurance, and a life insurance policy for full time employment.

 

 Please contact the City Administrator Kyle Edenfield at 478-206-7059 for additional information and application for employment.

Water Distribution Technician

City of Japer
Ends: October 26, 2020
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FULL TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY


The City of Japer is taking applications for a Water Distribution Technician.
This position performs duties related to installing, maintaining, repairing, servicing, enlarging and re-locating water and sewer lines.


JOB SUMMARY
Duties consist of installing maintaining and repairing water mains and service connections; installing, flushing and repairing fire hydrants; tapping water mains; installing tapping sleeves, valves and curb boxes; operating and repairing water pumps; clearing and removing litter and debris from storm drains; performing asphalt repairs and landscaping; maintaining city facilities and properties; assisting in the maintenance of department tools and equipment; assisting in storm clean-up activities; responding to after-hours emergencies and other duties as assigned.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of techniques, equipment and procedures used in the installation, maintenance and repair of a water distribution system.
Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the geography of the city, including street names and locations.
Skill in problem solving
Skill in oral and written communication
Ability to understand mechanical problems and to use common hand tools and other related equipment
Ability to work independently and efficiently
Ability to adjust work schedule to perform necessary duties


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or G.E.D.
Georgia Driver’s License


TO APPLY
An application may be obtained on our website at www.jasper-ga.us. If you are unable to access the website, an application may be obtained at Jasper City Hall, 200 Burnt Mountain Road, Jasper, GA 30143 or by calling 706-692-9100. Applications may be submitted by email to sbrewer@jasper-ga.us or returned to City Hall at the above address.

Water Operator I, II, III

City of Griffin
See Description
Ends: May 21, 2021
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Water Operator I, II, III
Water & Wastewater
Competitive hourly pay rates:
Class III, $16.97
Class II, $20.18
Class I, $25.89
Revised 01.2020


JOB SUMMARY
Maintains the efficient operations of a water treatment plant. Monitors water quality and samples, analyzes and
records the results.


MAJOR DUTIES
? Monitors and adjusts the processing system to meet demands; inspects plant grounds, checks gauges, and
takes readings; monitors flow levels, pumps, motors and valves.
? Monitors overall plant operations via the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.
? Takes samples and tests chemical levels throughout the plant on an hourly basis; performs a series of daily
laboratory analyses.
? Maintains the effectiveness of water filters by inspecting and cleaning as needed.
? Adjusts chemical feeders as needed.
? Monitors flow throughout the plant to ensure proper operation.
? Makes equipment repairs and responds to breakdowns.
? Maintains log books and computer files containing laboratory analysis results, distribution system changes,
filter backwash readings, process control changes, chemical inventory, and other pertinent information;
documents all problems or complaints.
? Attends job related training; remains current on revisions to pertinent policies, procedures, rules, regulations,
requirements and standards.
? Leads plant tours for the general public.
? Maintains plant building and grounds.
? Performs related duties.


KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
? Knowledge of treatment plant operating principles, practices, and equipment.
? Knowledge of general maintenance practices.
? Knowledge of relevant state and federal guidelines.
? Knowledge of safety practices and protocols.
? Skill in prioritizing and organizing work.
? Skill in the diagnosis and repair of plant equipment.
? Skill in the collection and analysis of water samples.
? Skill in the use of computers and job related software programs.
? Skill in the use of hand tools.
? Skill in oral and written communication.


SUPERVISORY CONTROLS
The Wastewater Plant Superintendent or the Water Treatment Plant Superintendent assigns work in terms of
Water/Wastewater Operator II, Water & Wastewater general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.


GUIDELINES
Guidelines include Georgia Environmental Protection Division and Unites States Environmental Protection
Agency guidelines, the Clean Water Act, standard methods for the examination of water and wastewater, and
plant standard operating procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some
interpretation in application.


COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK
? The work consists of related plant operation duties. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the
position.
? The purpose of this position is to participate in the operation of a water or wastewater treatment plant.
Success in this position contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of plant operations and compliance
with all relevant state and federal regulations.


CONTACTS
? Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, vendors, representatives of state and federal
regulatory agencies, and members of the general public.
? Contacts are typically to provide services, to give or exchange information, or to resolve problems.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT
? The work is typically performed while standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee
frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of
dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.
? The work is typically performed in an office, a laboratory, and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement
weather. The employee may be exposed to dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or
infectious diseases, or irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks,
goggles, gloves, etc.


SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY
None.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
? High School diploma or GED.
? Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually
associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two
years.
? Certified as a class I, II or III Water Operator.

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR Class I, II or III

City of Cornelia
Class III $13.92/hr – Class I $18.29/hr
Ends: December 9, 2020
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WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

Class I, II or III

UTILITIES/WATER TREATMENT

The City of Cornelia has an opening for Class III – Class I Water Operator.  We are currently building a new plant so it is a great time to join the team.  Please see our website for application and more information.

 

https://www.corneliageorgia.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=99&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Water-Plant-Operator-13

 

 

REPORTS TO: Water Supervisor

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

PAY GRADE: Class III $13.92/hr – Class I $18.29/hr

 

Purpose of Job

 

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.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

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

 

Safety is an important operator responsibility. Everyone must follow plant safety procedures and understand why safety procedures must be followed at all times.  The COC WTPO must be capable of doing many jobs and doing them all safely.

 

 

Controls treatment plant processes and equipment to purify 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.

 

Operates high service pumps to control pressures and tank levels in distribution system.

 

Operates and maintains dual media filters.

 

Performs 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 as necessary.

 

Performs bacteriological tests.

 

Performs pH, chlorine, fluoride, iron, manganese, turbidity, and other tests to control quality.

 

Adds lime and chlorine to water supply; mixes chemicals and changes cylinders.

 

Adds potassium permanganate and phosphate to water supply.

 

Maintains proper levels for all chemical tanks and containers changes pumps and tanks.

 

Performs inspections of plant operations for safety, maintenance and proper process operations.

 

Repairs and maintains machines, equipment, pumps, and electrical equipment.

 

Helps train newly hired operators; reviews work to ensure compliance with standards.

 

Maintains log of various data, including daily inventory log of chemicals used in treatment process.

 

Monitor plant operating guidelines, such as flows, pressures, chemical feeds, levels, and pump and lift stations.

 

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

 

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

 

Responds to calls from the public concerning water system problems and sewer complaints.

 

Responds to routine requests for information from officials, employees, and members of the staff, the public or other individuals.

 

Answers the telephone; provides information; takes and relays messages and/or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary.

 

Uses knowledge of various software programs to operate a computer in an effective and efficient manner.

 

Performs related shift duties as required.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Has general knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the Utilities Department as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator.  Have the ability to compile, organize, prepare and maintain an assortment of records, reports and information in an effective manner and according to departmental and/or governmental regulations.  Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department.  Has the ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and other staff members.  Has the ability to use independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations.  Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations.  Is able to utilize and understand computer applications and techniques as necessary in the completion of daily assignments.  Has the ability to plan, organize and/or prioritize daily assignments and work activities.  Is able to comprehend and apply regulations and procedures of the department.  Has a good working knowledge of departmental policies and procedures and of other procedures and methods as required in the performance of duties.  Has a good working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations concerning safe drinking water.  Has a good working knowledge of water system operations, of water treatment plant operations, and of the handling and application of chemicals necessary to maintain a safe water supply.  Has a good working knowledge of laboratory procedures and safety procedures.  Has skill in basic math and chemistry, and in oral and written communication.  Has skill in water plant operation and in the use of maintenance equipment and water analysis equipment.  Has the knowledge and skill to operate various machinery and equipment including a computer, telephone, pumps, streaming current detector, particle counter, chemical feed equipment, bacteriological testing equipment, mechanic tools, power tools, plumbing tools, hand tools, etc.  Has skill in utilizing various software programs relevant to the position.

 

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

 

High school diploma or equivalent required with one year of experience in water treatment systems maintenance or operations preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.  Must possess or be able to obtain state certified Class III license for water treatment within 6 months of employment. 

 

 

                            (ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED

                                            TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including a computer, telephone, pumps, streaming current detector, particle counter, chemical feed equipment, bacteriological testing equipment, mechanic tools, power tools, plumbing tools, hand tools, etc.  Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials.  Must be able to exert in excess of one hundred pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of fifty pounds of force frequently.  Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for very heavy work. Attendance is an essential element of the job.

 

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information.  Includes giving/receiving assignments and/or directions to/from co-workers, assistants or supervisors.  Requires ability to read a variety of manuals, informational documentation, directions, instructions, methods and procedures.  Requires the ability to prepare logs, reports, forms, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style.  Requires the ability to speak to people with poise, voice control, and confidence.  Requires the ability to learn and understand relatively complex principles and techniques; to acquire and be able to expound on knowledge of topics related to primary occupation; and to make independent judgment in the absence of management.  Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.  Must be adaptable to performing under minimal stress when confronted with an emergency.

 

VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, and to follow oral and written instructions.  Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of administrative, technical or professional languages including water treatment/systems and mechanical terminology.  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear:  (Talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words).  (Hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear).  Must be able to communicate via telephone and/or two-way radio.

 

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

Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape, visually with a computer, telephone, pumps, streaming current detector, particle counter, chemical feed equipment, bacteriological testing equipment, mechanic tools, power tools, plumbing tools, hand tools, etc.  Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as automated equipment, machinery, chemicals, hand tools, mechanic tools, plumbing tools, etc.  Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities.  Must have average levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.