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WATER PLANT OPERATOR II

City of Rock Hill, South Carolina
Ends: August 24, 2020
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The City of Rock Hill, South Carolina has immediate openings at our Water Treatment Plant.

 

POSITION:   WATER PLANT OPERATOR II – UTILITIES – WATER & SEWER

                        WATER TREATMENT PLANT (Job # 781920)

           

SALARY:      $25.00 (SC, B License) - $28.00 (SC, A License) Per Hour Depending on Licensing and Years of Experience within the license.

 

NOTE:           12 HOUR SHIFTS (6 p.m. to 6 a.m.) 7 DAYS ON AND 7 DAYS OFF)

 

 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent, and supplemented by at least two years’ experience in water plant operation or related work; or the equivalent combination of acceptable knowledge, training and experience may be considered; must possess a state certification from SC LLR as a B level (or higher) water operator.

 

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of the process involved in the pumping and purification of water, including chemical tests and microbiological testing.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices applied to the operation and light maintenance of pumps and similar machinery, including proper methods of lubricating equipment.
  • Skill in the use and care of the tools and equipment used in the plant.
  • Ability to inspect water treatment plant equipment in operation and to detect flaws and abnormalities in operation.
  • Ability to efficiently and safely operate all equipment used in water treatment plant operations and make minor repairs.
  • Ability to read meters and charts accurately and to maintain routine records of shift operations.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers.  Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Responsible for day-to-day operations, including control and maintenance of a 36-million gallons per day (MGD) surface water treatment facility.
  • Monitors and operates plant’s SCADA system, controlling pressure and flow of water in the distribution system.
  • Analyzes laboratory data and operator logs to achieve maximum water quality at economical costs.
  • Calibrates the water monitoring equipment and chemical feed machines and records changes.
  • Performs all required chemical and physical laboratory analysis of raw, coagulated, finished and tap water each hour to insure water quality.
  • Performs bacteria analysis of raw, finished and river water for total coliform or E.coli content; records results.
  • Operates and monitors all pumps at the Filter Plant and both the lake and river raw water intakes and reports any abnormal conditions to the plant’s supervisor.
  • Maintains equipment, buildings and grounds in a clean and orderly manner; keeps adequate supply and daily inventory of chemicals used.
  • Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.

 

For information about the City of Rock Hill and to apply please visit www.cityofrockhill.com or https://onlinejobs.cityofrockhill.com/onlineJobs.aspx .

 

 

The City of Rock Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, political affiliation, disability, national origin, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), or age.

 

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Monroe
See Description
Ends: August 19, 2020
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
JOB POSTING
Water Treatment Plant Operator
Posted: 5/20/2020
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 wastewater 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.

Water Treatment Plant Manager

City of Monroe
$46,210 to $92,387
Ends: August 19, 2020
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
JOB POSTING
Water Treatment Plant Manager
Posted: 5/20/2020
End Date: Until Filled


The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of WTP Manager. This position is responsible for inspection of all new water and sewer system mains and services in subdivisions and system.


Qualifications:
• 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.
• Georgia Class I Water Operator’s Licenses required. 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 in this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Knowledge 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.
• Knowledge of state laws governing the operation of water treatment systems.
• Knowledge of water treatment techniques, including sampling and testing, handling and application of chemicals, and the use of such equipment as meters, water pumps and testing equipment.
• Knowledge of laboratory procedures.
• Skill in supervision.
• Skill in reading blueprints.
• Skill in planning and management.
• Skill in oral and written communication.


The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary range for this position is from $46,210 to $92,387. 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.

PLANT OPERATOR – CLASS III

CITY OF CEDARTOWN
Ends: June 3, 2020
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CITY OF CEDARTOWN

201 East Avenue

Cedartown, Georgia  30125

770.748.3220 phone  *  770.748.8962 fax

www.cedartowngeorgia.gov

 

 

DEPARTMENT:

WASTEWATER

POSITION/TITLE:

PLANT OPERATOR – CLASS III

SALARY RANGE:

Dependent of Qualifications

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the close supervision of the Public Works Director and Wastewater Superintendent and/or their designee, a person in this position performs duties associated with the operation of the City of Cedartown’s wastewater facility.  This work involves the operation of equipment vital to the wastewater facility.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs duties relating to the operation of Cedartown’s wastewater treatment facility
  • Regulates chemicals and substances in conformance with regulatory requirements
  • Inspections of facility and coordinating reports
  • Performs routine service duties to equipment

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of processes involved in treatment of wastewater and the City’s wastewater collection system.

 

Possession of valid driver’s license; certification by the Georgia State Board of Examiners for Certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

 

BENEFITS:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance (voluntary)
  • Retirement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave

 

  • Paid Personal Leave
  • City Paid Life Insurance

 

 

DATE POSTED:

05/20/2020

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

06/3/2020

For a detailed Job Description, please contact Heather Mason at 770.748.3220

             

 

SCADA/GIS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

Peachtree City Water & Sewerage Authority
$31.92 to $43.99 per hour
Ends: June 20, 2020
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SCADA/GIS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

(Support Services Department)

 

Date Posted: May 20, 2020

Location: Peachtree City, Georgia

Type of Position: Full-Time

Salary: $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 coordiating 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-to-date system. http://pcwasa.org/

 

MAINTENANCE REPAIR TECHNICIAN

Peachtree City Water & Sewerage Authority
$17.53 to $28.92 per hour
Ends: June 20, 2020
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MAINTENANCE REPAIR TECHNICIAN

(Collection Department)

 

Date Posted: May 20, 2020

Location: Peachtree City, Georgia

Type of Position: Full-Time

Salary: $17.53 to $28.92 per hour

Education/Experience Minimum: High School diploma and two to three years directly related experience

Reports to: Collection System/Support Services Supervisor

 

Position Summary

This position installs, maintains, and repairs wastewater collection lines and related facilities.

 

Essential Duties

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs wastewater collection lines.
  • Assists with vacuum truck operations.
  • Assists in the rehabilitation of existing system manholes and other appurtenances.
  • Cleans and maintains vehicles and equipment.
  • Maintains grass and weeds at all facilities and rights of way/easements.
  • Works after hours and weekends as required.
  • 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.  High School diploma and two to three years directly related experience.
  • Supervisory Controls.  This position does not supervise any other position.  Must demonstrate excellent communication skills.  Must be able to follow specific instructions and complete work in a timely manner. Work may be performed independently or as part of a crew.  Assignments are given with objectives and deadlines.

 

Working Conditions

  • Physical Demands.  The work requires physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough or difficult surfaces; recurring stooping, climbing, or walking; recurring lifting of objects weighing in excess of 25 pounds, and occasional lifting of objects weighing in excess of 75 pounds.
  • 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 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A.
Ends: August 17, 2020
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Water Treatment Plant Operator

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.

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

Maintenance Mechanic

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020

Reservoir Maintenance Team Lead

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020

Wastewater Plant Operator

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020

Operations Team Leader

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020

Water Plant Supervisor

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020
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Water Plant Supervisor                                                                    WS/36

Water System

Paygrade      20     

FLSA           Exempt

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The purpose of this position is to provide supervision for employees operating and maintaining the water treatment facilities.  This is accomplished by providing training, evaluating equipment and facilities, monitoring analytical results, performing appraisal evaluation and preparing the budget and safety procedures.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Manage and oversees staff by developing policies related to the performance management program; maintaining operating schedules and training classes; performing performance evaluations and private counseling sessions; implementing and recording data compiled from field laboratory program analysis; conducting public tours for college students, professors, and engineering professionals; and ensuring customer service objectives are met.

 

  • Oversees daily operations and maintenance by providing adequate inputs into computerized equipment; surveying the facility for maintenance deficiencies; processing work orders; maintaining material, chemical and oil inventory; and identifying and prioritizing equipment repairs.

 

  • Performs administrative tasks by inputting data related to report generation; ordering facility supplies; maintaining purchasing and attendance in related software database; and maintaining filing system.

 

  • May assist the Manager of Treatment with supervisory duties related to other facilities, as needed.

 

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 maintenance management 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 and emergency evacuation training, etc.

 

  • Skill in training others.

 

  • Skill in dealing with the public.

 

  • Skill in interpersonal relations.

 

  • Skill in maintaining records and preparing reports.

 

  • Skill in problem solving.

 

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

The Manager of Treatment 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 plant permit, relevant state and federal laws, industrial safety standards, county and department policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgement, selection and interpretation in application.

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

  • The work consists of varied supervisory, training, and technical duties.  Time constraints and public health requirements contribute to the complexity of the position.

 

  • The purpose of this position is to ensure that the proper treatment of drinking water occurs on a continuous basis 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, regulatory agencies, vendors, and members of the general public.

 

  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange technical or business information, motivate and train persons, and foster continuous improvement in the facility.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table and 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 direct supervision over assigned personnel.

 

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.

 

  • Six or more years of related water treatment experience, three years in a supervisory role.

 

  • 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.

 

Wastewater Treatment Manager

Lake Foods, LLC
$68,400
Ends: August 11, 2020
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Job Description – Wastewater Treatment Manager

Nature of the Work

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

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Work Requirements

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

 Training and Experience Required

Adequate experience in operating a wastewater treatment facility.

Necessary Special Requirements

Must possess a Georgia Wastewater Treatment Operator’s license.

 Physical Requirements

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

Send resumes to jennifer@lakefoods.com

Certified Class 3 Water and Wastewater Operator (WWO)

Tencate Fabrics
Ends: August 4, 2020
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Certified Class 3 Water and Wastewater Operator (WWO)

 

Classification:  Non-Exempt                                                Supervisory Position:  No

 

Reports To:  Environmental Manager                               Job Location:  Molena, GA

 

Summary/Objective

The Certified Class 3 Water and Wastewater Operator assists in the operation of the Land Application System.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Operates and assists LAS personnel with the operations of the following systems:  Process Water, Wastewater, SCADA and PLC based control systems, data collection and reporting.
  2. Assists with the collection and handling of water, wastewater, stormwater, and soil samples; testing of physical and chemical properties, as well as preparation for transport to contract laboratories; calibration, maintenance, and proper use of various meters and test equipment.
  3. Assists in the troubleshooting and repairs of pumps, motors, valves, aerators, and other devices and components.
  4. Spray field and landscape maintenance including grass, trees, shrubbery, erosion control, etc.
  5. Keep bar screens clear of lint and debris daily.
  6. Perform other general maintenance and housekeeping duties as needed.

 

Competencies

  1. Attention to Detail
  2. Prioritization Skills
  3. Teamwork
  4. Time Management
  5. Self-Motivated
  6. Technical Skills

 

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

 

Work Environment

This job operates primarily outside with the candidate being able to work in a hot, cold, moist and dirty environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones. 

 

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, sit, walk, stand, and hear. This employee may be required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, and frequently lift up to 50 Ibs. 

 

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rotating weekend coverage and occasional overtime may be required as job duties demand.

 

Travel
Little to no travel is expected for this position.

 

Required Education and Experience

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Ability to obtain Class III Wastewater License within 1 year
  3. Ability to obtain Class IV Water License within 6 months.
  4. Maintenance experience or certification

 

AAP/EEO Statement

TenCate Protective Fabrics prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

 

 

To be considered for the opportunity, please apply at:

 

https://us.tencatefabrics.com/careers/

 

Water Operator Forsyth County (Suwanee), Georgia

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: July 22, 2020
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Water Operator

ESG Operations, Inc

Forsyth County (Suwanee), Georgia

 

APPLY ONLINE at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.

 

Are you a licensed water operator looking the next step in your career? 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 water operator with ESG Operations you would be able to use your skills and be rewarded for your successes.

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, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

The Position:
We are currently seeking a licensed Water Operator in Forsyth County, GA. This position has responsibility for the successful operation of the 28 mgd water treatment plant. You will need to have hands on maintenance experience, strong attention to detail, experience with data collection and experience in a lab environment. We are looking for you to have meaningful work experience, preferably with a Class I or II Water Operator License in Georgia.  If you are a highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges, please contact us.

Responsibilities:
As a Water Operator with ESG Operations, you will:

  • Monitor all process, equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards.
  • Collect and record data for record maintenance and reporting to designated state agencies.
  • Operate water pumping mechanisms, monitor panel boards, and adjust controls to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts.
  • Conducts water treatment activities to include adding appropriate amounts of chemicals to raw water to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water at regular intervals and regulating flow of pre-treated water through sedimentation and filter devices
  • Records chemical composition of raw and treated water at designated intervals.
  • Perform housekeeping duties to include: Cut grass, clean tanks, sweep & mop floors, clean equipment and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility.
  • Calibrate all meters that they will be required to utilize through the course of the shift
  • Collect samples and performs various tests such as pH, D.O., and CL2 residual; analyze results and makes process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor
  • Document readings, test results, equipment adjustments and enter the data into a computer data base yo produce periodic and special reports
  • Monitor and observe treatment process for offensive matter; inspect equipment and monitors operating conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and detect problems.
  • Make chemical feed adjustments as necessary. Change chlorine cylinders, check for leaks, and adjust feed rate as required.

Qualifications:

  • You will need to be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • A valid Class II or higher Georgia Water Operator License, dual certification with Wastewater Operator license very helpful
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detailed 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.
 

www.esginc.net

 

Water Operator Clarkesville, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: July 22, 2020
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Water Operator
ESG Operations, Inc.

Clarkesville, GA

 

APPLY ONLINE at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.

We are currently seeking a Water Operator in Clarkesville, Georgia.  We are looking for a detail oriented person with mechanical aptitude and familiarity working in a lab environment.  A valid Class II or higher Water Operator's license is preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate water plants, monitoring all equipment and chemicals to ensure 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
  • Must be willing to work different shifts

 
Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Valid Class II or higher Georgia Water 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. 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.

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

City of Baldwin
Ends: July 22, 2020
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CITY OF BALDWIN

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The duties listed below are representative of what is expected from an employee that fills this position. It does not represent the totality of job duties or functions that may be required by the employee to satisfactorily perform the duties at the Water Treatment Facility. Duties and expectations may change without notice due to system demands, requirements from EPD mandates and requirements from the City of Baldwin.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Possess Georgia EPD issued Water Treatment Operator Class III certification or higher
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Possess High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to use a pallet jack and move pallets weighing hundreds of pounds
  • Physical strength and dexterity to climb stairs and ladders
  • Possess current and valid Georgia Driver’s License
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen
  • Ability to work night, day, weekends and/or holidays
  • Pass pre-employment background check to include MVR

 

DUTIES

 

  • Operate a water treatment facility with no supervision.
  • Operate a water treatment facility alone for a 10 hour shift.
  • Perform lab testing as required by the Georgia EPD.
  • Enter data into a log book, computer spreadsheets, turbidity log, daily flow charts, and lab bench sheets.
  • Mix chemicals in accordance with established policies for safe drinking water.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs bags.
  • Move a pallet weighing hundreds of pounds with the use of a pallet jack.
  • Walk up and down stairs frequently to check water treatment components and process.
  • Flush clarifiers and back wash filters.
  • Run lab analysis on water to include alkalinity, chlorine, pH, Iron, manganese, Fluoride and Turbidity using online and benchtop laboratory equipment.
  • Drive City vehicle alone to various locations throughout the City’s water system to collect water samples.
  • Fills out required paperwork and ships samples to the state lab.
  • Makes daily visits to the Raw Water Intake station.
  • Perform general maintenance on water treatment equipment which may require climbing into underground vaults and climbing ladders to access equipment.  This equipment includes but not limited to high service pumps, raw water pumps, chemical feeders, and various electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Makes general electrical, mechanical and plumbing repairs as necessary.
  • Maintain general appearance of the Water Treatment Facility to include but not limited to cleaning, painting, sweeping, mopping floors, dusting counter tops, cleaning lab equipment and ground maintenance including but not limited to grass cutting with riding mower AND push mower, trimming weeds and brush with a weed eater.

 

*Other duties may be required*

 

 

 

 

 

Project Manager – Eatonton/Putnam County, Georgia

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: July 16, 2020
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Project Manager – Eatonton/Putnam County, Georgia

 

Are you driven to succeed in your career in utilities management? Are you a "hands on" leader with extensive municipal utility field experience? Are you interested in leading a team of people to personal and group success while assuring customer satisfaction? As Project Manager 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, Inc. is actively seeking a Project Manager for our Eatonton/Putnam County, GA Project. In this position, you will be responsible for operations and maintenance of a 1.1 MGD wastewater treatment system, the collection & distribution systems, meter reading, customer service, and utility administration. You will also manage a staff of 20 full time employees.   We are looking for candidates willing to live within 30 miles of Eatonton that are ready to use their extensive field experience to lead our team to success.

If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for growth opportunities and challenges, please contact us for further information or apply online at www.esginc.net.

ESG Operations

With over 800 employees and 25 offices located throughout the Southeast, ESG Operations is one of the nation’s fastest growing utility operations and public works management companies. Our success is based not only on our unique blend of skills and real-world, hands-on experience, but also on an unparalleled commitment to our clients, our associates, and our core beliefs and principles.

Responsibilities:

As part of the ESG Operations team, you will:

  • Be point of contact for ESG Operations, Inc with our local client, including building relationships with client contacts and community.
  • Manage a multi-discipline work team providing operations, maintenance, and management of wastewater treatment operations; wastewater collections and water distribution; and customer service.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through development and implementation of strategies that lead to improved customer experience, resolution of issues, and quality of service. 
  • Analyze operational process control and maintenance procedures; and institute changes when necessary to achieve full compliance with all regulatory agency requirements as defined in the service contract with our client.
  • Maintain accurate operational records and prepare reports required by our client and all regulatory agencies.
  • Inspect facilities, evaluate O&M functions, review records and data, interview and select new personnel, and initiate and recommend new or improved methods or practices.
  • Ensure compliance with City, County, State, and Federal regulations and policies.
  • Attend Council meetings and represent the Client and ESG with State and Federal agencies.

 Qualifications:

We are seeking an experienced “hands-on” Project Manager with:

  • High school diploma required, college degree preferred or any combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Valid Georgia driver’s license.
  • Eight years of progressively responsible experience in wastewater treatment; collection & distribution systems and customer service operations.
  • Georgia Class 1 Wastewater Operators License (or ability to obtain within 6 months), Collections and Distribution licenses preferred.
  • Exemplary leadership, communications, and team-building skills.
  • Detail-oriented work style and strong organizational skills.
  • Proven experience in making sound financial, technical, and management decisions.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.

 

 Benefits/Compensation:

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

 ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

 

 

 

 

Wastewater Treatment Operations Manager Waycross

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: July 16, 2020
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Wastewater Treatment Operations Manager
ESG Operations, Inc.

Waycross, GA

Are you a Wastewater Plant Operations expert looking the next step in your career? Do you value a strong team atmosphere at a company that rewards your commitment to improvement? Are you passionate about your work and determined lead your team to success? As a Wastewater Operations Manager with ESG Operations, you would use your skills and be rewarded for your successes.

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, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

The Position:

We are currently seeking a Wastewater Operations Manager at our Waycross, GA project. This position will be responsible for the overall operations and maintenance of a 6.7 MGD wastewater treatment plant.  We are looking for a "hands on" style manager with a Class 1 level (or highest level with reciprocity) Georgia Wastewater Operator license and experience managing wastewater plant operations with activated sludge technology.

Responsibilities:
As a manager with the ESG Operations team, you will:

  • Oversee successful operations and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant while ensuring compliance with state and federal permits and regulations.
  • Supervise staff, including interview, recommend selection, train, assign work, evaluate work, counsel, discipline, and prepare periodic employee evaluations.
  • Schedule and assign tasks, ensure compliance with company safety standards.
  • Assist staff with execution and/or completion of tasks such as testing of wastewater or maintaining grounds as required.
  • Oversee, supervise and perform maintenance and repair of facilities; monitor plant expansions to ensure compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
  • Perform administrative tasks related to operations, personnel, safety, and compliance.
  • Oversee and approve expenditures for area of responsibility, under a set dollar limit; purchases operating materials.
  • Gather and maintains information/data to support periodic and special reports

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent, Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience in wastewater treatment or any combination of education, experience and training
  • 5 years experience with management of wastewater plant operations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Class 1 Georgia Wastewater Operator license or have ability to get through reciprocity

 

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 may be offered.

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

Water Plant Operator I, II or III (Public Works/ Environmental)

City of Roswell
$15.90 - $26.03/hour plus benefits
Ends: July 13, 2020
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Water Plant Operator I, II or III (Public Works/ Environmental)

$15.90 - $26.03/hour plus benefits

 

The purpose of this classification is supervise shift operations and coordinate activities involving operation, monitoring, and maintenance of water treatment plant systems and related equipment to provide quality drinking water for public use and to produce quality effluent water in compliance with federal, state and local requirements.

 

High school diploma or equivalent; three (3) to five (5) year(s) of experience in water distribution or water treatment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Must possess and maintain Class II Water Treatment certification.

 

For a full job description and to apply, please visit our website at https://www.roswellgov.com/jobs

Water/Wastewater Operator Quitman GA Water/Sewer Management Project

Tindall Enterprises, Inc
$10-$15/hour
Ends: July 5, 2020
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Water/Wastewater Operator

Quitman GA Water/Sewer Management Project

Tindall Enterprises, Inc. is a growing environmental management company based in Blackshear, GA that offers its employees career opportunities and competitive compensation. We have serving Georgia private & municipal utilities for over 30 years! Currently, we are looking for the following position(s):

Water/Wastewater Operator

Pay range: $10-$15/hour (commiserate experience)

  • Major Medical
  • Ancillary Health Coverage (vision, dental, etc.)
  • State approved training
  • Take-home vehicle when on call-out duty (within a reasonable distance from job site)
  • Vacation/PTO pay.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Mechanical aptitude is required with moderate analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Excel)
  • Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol tests and agree to random testing
  • Must possess current Driver’s license with ability to travel locally to client work sites
  • Valid Water or Wastewater Operators license or ability to obtain with 12 months of employment.

 

The candidate applying for this position will be required to:

  • Monitor the system Pure I/O preventative maintenance & process control program on all treatment processes to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • 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.
  • Document readings, test results, equipment adjustments and enter data into the Pure I/O system for record of maintenance and to produce monthly reports.
  • Change chlorine cylinders and checks for leaks. 
  • Complete daily safety briefing and attend regularly scheduled safety classes.
  • Frequently walk on uneven terrain.
  • Carry 25 pounds up to 50 pounds and occasional over 50 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, stooping and occasionally sitting, crawling, crouching, climbing, and balancing. Ability to grasp and hold.

Interested applicants may submit their resume to the address above or email them to:

jontindall@tindallenterprises.net

 

Project Manager – Quitman GA Water/Sewer Management Project

Tindall Enterprises, Inc
$41,600-$52,000
Ends: July 5, 2020
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Project Manager – Quitman GA Water/Sewer Management Project

Tindall Enterprises, Inc. is a growing environmental management company based in Blackshear, GA that offers its employees career opportunities and competitive compensation. We have serving Georgia private & municipal utilities for over 30 years! Currently, we are looking for the following position(s):

Project Manager

Pay range: $41,600-$52,000 (commiserate experience).

  • Major Medical
  • Ancillary Health Coverage (vision, dental, etc.)
  • Training
  • Take-home vehicle (within a reasonable distance from job site)
  • Vacation/PTO pay.

 

Required experience:

  • Management experience (5-7 years of relevant supervisory experience)
  • Good communication skills
  • Water/Sewer repair and/or installation experience
  • GA Class II Water & Wastewater Operator Certification (or ability to obtain in 12 months)
  • Minimum Class C Georgia driver’s license with clean record (MVR required prior to hiring).
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Excel)
  • Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol tests and agree to random testing

 

The candidate applying for this position will be required to:

  • Manage a crew of 3-4 water/sewer utility workers.
  • Oversee state NPDES permit for the 1.3 MGD Land Application System (LAS).
  • Oversee the system sewage lift stations (15).
  • Oversee the collection system (blockages, line repairs, station maintenance).
  • Oversee the collection of NPDES permit required samples.
  • Oversee the 1.8 MGD drinking water supply (2-towers, 3-wells)
  • Oversee the chemical feed systems for the drinking water supply.
  • Oversee the distribution system (flushing program, leak repair, line replacement)
  • Oversee collection of the permit required samples for the drinking water system.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent walking.
  • Ability to carry 25 pounds up to 50 pounds and occasional over 50 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, stooping and occasionally sitting, crawling, crouching, climbing, and balancing. Ability to grasp and hold.

Interested applicants may submit their resume to the address above or email them to:

jontindall@tindalleneterprises.net

Watershed Director II (Distribution - OLIO)

City of Atlanta
Commensurate with Experience
Ends: June 29, 2020
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Here at the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our Police Officers, Fire Fighters, and Building Inspectors keep our Citizens safe. Our Public Works Staff keep our City clean and help to maintain, build, and improve our City’s infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life. Our Engineers help to keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating, and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you’re seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.

 

City of Atlanta

Department of Watershed Management 

The Department of Watershed Management is a regional public water and wastewater utility serving 1.2 million people each day. The Department’s core services include treatment and distribution of safe drinking water; collection and treatment of wastewater to a high standard; management of watersheds within the City of Atlanta; and customer care and billing services for 164,000 accounts. The Department’s vision of being a leader in innovation, service and value is supported by eight strategic priorities including: Service Delivery, Infrastructure Reliability, Workforce Development, Operational Efficiency, Financial Resilience, Compliance, Digital Transformation; and Safety and Security.

General Description and Classification Standards

 

Manages the overall administration and management of the City's Water Distribution System, including program implementation, and business operations. Areas of responsibility include planning and evaluation, policy and program development, personnel and fiscal management, and public relations. This is a high level of strategic and operations management, reporting to The Deputy Commissioner of Linear Infrastructure Operations (OLIO). Position manages a primary function of the department and recommends operating policies and procedures subject to department’s executive approval. This level would be expected to manage a varied array of professionals, managers and line level staff. This is NOT a routine promotional level position and the specific justification for classification at this level must be documented.

Supervision Received

 

May work independently or part of a team of directors and managers that meet to discuss issues related to budgets, staff, policy, and operations. Direction received is very general and focuses on strategic objectives and is typically collaborative in nature. This is a policy-making level of management and would be considered "upper middle" management.

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

 

  • Provides direct management responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Water Distribution division of the Office of Linear Infrastructure Operations.
  • Manages the invoicing for the Office of Linear Infrastructure Operations which includes invoicing for formal contracts, goods and services, and utilities and inter-jurisdictional expenses. Approves payroll for the distribution groups.
  • Administers approved operations and maintenance budget for division.
  • Develops policies and writes rules and regulations for responsible division; interfaces with the Mayor's office, City council, and other departments for policy and technical issues; Resolves technical issues and make final determination regarding the application of Federal, State, and local requirements.
  • Oversees and manages the operation of the City's Water Distribution operations and maintenance crews which support the piping network conveys potable water throughout  the City of Atlanta and its adjacent parts of Fulton County.
  • Ensures both, the short-term and long-term financial health and viability of the division of water distribution system; provides assurance related to the delivery of financial-related information to internal management, City Council, Bond Rating Agencies, and the department's bondholders; provides financial leadership and oversight of the department's annual financial audit.  
  • Ensures the City is in compliance with all state, federal, local & regional policies, laws and regulations pertaining to water conservation. 
  • Provides positive leadership, working harmoniously with others in the Department and other organizations, and ensuring that the day-to-day activities.   
  • Manages the City's water distribution system including producing the budget, managing the staff, and overseeing technical and engineering processes.  
  • Ensures the responsible division has all the necessary resources required to successfully complete job assignments to include financial, human and administrative related areas which enables the City to fulfill its mission to deliver safe potable water services to our customers 365 days a year.  
  • Directs and prepares the annual budget submission and detailed financial plan; duties include budget formulation and execution, approving all budget adjustments and budget transfers, developing the plan assumptions, and ensuring that the annual budget is in sync with the strategic financial plan. 
  • Provides leadership and direction to group managers and oversees project goals. Develops project strategies, implementation plans, project scopes and milestones.
  • Prepares a variety of program, administrative, or office forms, reports, documents, and correspondence.

Decision Making

 

This position generally required to provide input regarding decisions that impacts a defined area within the watershed's divisions and offices. Such issues may be related to policy/procedure, strategy, budget, and/or technical. May commit office to action. Establishes organization strategy and policy within required legislative or executive limitations.

Leadership Provided

 

Provides guidance to a varied group of Managers and Supervisors or may directly supervise a staff of professionals and team leaders engaged in an organization-wide or policy-advisory activity. Guidance should typically be general in nature and focus on objectives, end results, and policies. 

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

  • Extensive knowledge of technical terminology; extensive knowledge of water infrastructure to include installation, repair and maintenance operations, construction projects - administrative or field; knowledge of engineering, water, procurement, hydraulics, and geotechnical processes and terminology; knowledge of legal requirements of water conservation laws & ordinances; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of water resource management and watershed science; knowledge of grant writing and grant management.
  • Strong Computer and Software (Microsoft) Skills; very strong administrative and managerial skills; inter-personal and team working skills; skilled in communicating verbally and written.
  • Ability to develop relationships and partnerships; ability to write clear and concise technical documents; ability to read, understand, and prepare legal documents; ability to operate city vehicles: sedan, 14-passenger van, and pickup truck; ability to effectively negotiate resolutions of conflicts among citizens, neighbors, elected official, and staff, as well as efficiently manage a government office open to the public; ability to interact effectively with various personality styles and with upper departmental management or elected officials; ability to read and interpret construction drawings; ability to interpret laws, regulations and guidelines; ability to utilize Microsoft suites, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software programs and project management software programs.  
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with a diversified group of people under trying and stress-producing conditions.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous, professional manner to reflect a positive image of the Office of Linear Infrastructure Operations to its internal & external customers and the general public.
  • Ability to research, interpret, explain, and correctly apply policies, rules, regulations, and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, Management, Public Administration, or related field. (Equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the bachelor’s degree on an exception basis)
  • 7 years of related work experience to include experience in the municipal government sector, with at least 3 years' of leadership experience.  

Preferred Education & Experience

 

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Business, Management, Organizational Leadership or Public Administration. (Equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the master’s degree on an exception basis)
  • 10 years' of relevant work experience to include experiences in the municipal government sector with at least 5 years' of leadership experience.  

Licensures and Certifications

  • Water Distribution Operator’s License (Required)
  • P.E. License preferred.

Link to the posting below:

https://atlantaga.taleo.net/careersection/coa_general_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=191420&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.XoNbwLf8O_A.mailto

 

Watershed Director II (Technical Services - OLIO)

City of Atlanta
Commensurate with experience
Ends: June 29, 2020
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City of Atlanta

Department of Watershed Management

The Department of Watershed Management is a regional public water and wastewater utility serving 1.2 million people each day.  The Department’s core services include treatment and distribution of safe drinking water; collection and treatment of wastewater to a high standard; management of watersheds within the City of Atlanta; and customer care and billing services for 164,000 accounts.  The Department’s vision of being a leader in innovation, service and value is supported by eight strategic priorities including: Service Delivery, Infrastructure Reliability, Workforce Development, Operational Efficiency, Financial Resilience, Compliance, Digital Transformation; and Safety and Security.

General Description and Classification Standards

Manages the division responsible for providing technical support to the sewer collection system and water distribution system operating divisions. Responsible for the administration and management of linear infrastructure-related capital projects, including program implementation, and business operations. Areas of responsibility include planning and evaluation, policy and program development, operations technical support, personnel and fiscal management, and public relations. This is a high level of strategic and operations management, reporting to the Deputy Commissioner of Linear Infrastructure Operations (OLIO). Position manages a primary function of the department and recommends operating policies and procedures subject to department’s executive approval. This level would be expected to manage a varied array of professionals, managers and line level staff. This is NOT a routine promotional level position and the specific justification for classification at this level must be documented.

 

Supervision Received

May work independently or part of a team of directors and managers that meet to discuss issues related to budgets, staff, policy, and operations. Direction received is very general and focuses on strategic objectives and is typically collaborative in nature. This is a policy-making level of management and would be considered "upper middle" management.

 

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

  • Provide technical support to the operating divisions within the Office of Linear Infrastructure Operations to promote operational efficiency through management of special projects, engineering support and regulatory compliance assistance.
  • Assist in the direct management responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Sewer Collection and Water Distribution Divisions of the Office of Linear Infrastructure Operations.
  • Manages the annual service contracts for the Office of Linear Infrastructure Operations which includes the formal contracts, goods and services, and inter-jurisdictional expenses. Approves payroll for the distribution groups.
  • Manage the Department’s utility protection group and the office’s plan review, permitting and records management groups.
  • Administers approved operations and maintenance budget for division.
  • Develops policies and writes rules and regulations for responsible division; interfaces with the Mayor's office, City Council, and other departments for policy and technical issues; Resolves technical issues and make final determination regarding the application of Federal, State, and local requirements.
  • Assists in the oversight and management of  the operation of the City's Water Distribution operations and maintenance crews which support the piping network conveys potable water throughout the City of Atlanta and its adjacent parts of Fulton County.
  • Ensures both, the short-term and long-term financial health and viability of the division; provides assurance related to the delivery of financial-related information to internal management, City Council, Bond Rating Agencies, and the department's bondholders; provides financial leadership and oversight of the department's annual financial audit.  
  • Ensures the City is in compliance with all state, federal, local & regional policies, laws and regulations pertaining to water conservation. 
  • Provides positive leadership, working harmoniously with others in the Department and other organizations, and ensuring that the day-to-day activities.   
  • Ensures the responsible division has all the necessary resources required to successfully complete job assignments to include financial, human and administrative related areas which enables the City to fulfill its mission to deliver safe potable water services and collect and convey sewerage for the City’s customers 365 days a year.  
  • Directs and prepares the annual budget submission and detailed financial plan; duties include budget formulation and execution, approving all budget adjustments and budget transfers, developing the plan assumptions, and ensuring that the annual budget is in sync with the strategic financial plan. 
  • Provides leadership and direction to group managers and oversees project goals. Develops project strategies, implementation plans, project scopes and milestones.
  • Prepares a variety of program, administrative, or office forms, reports, documents, and correspondence.

Decision Making

This position generally required to provide input regarding decisions that impacts a defined area within the Department of Watershed Management's Offices and Divisions. Such issues may be related to policy/procedure, strategy, budget, and/or technical. May commit office to action. Establishes organization strategy and policy within required legislative or executive limitations.

 

Leadership Provided

Provides guidance to a varied group of Managers and Supervisors or may directly supervise a staff of professionals and team leaders engaged in an organization-wide or policy-advisory activity. Guidance should typically be general in nature and focus on objectives, end results, and policies.

 

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

  • Extensive knowledge of technical terminology; extensive knowledge of water and sewer infrastructure to include installation, repair and maintenance operations, construction projects - administrative or field; knowledge of engineering, water, procurement, hydraulics, and geotechnical processes and terminology; knowledge of legal requirements of water conservation laws & ordinances; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of water resource management and watershed science; knowledge of grant writing and grant management.
  • Strong Computer and Software (Microsoft) Skills; very strong administrative and managerial skills; inter-personal and team working skills; skilled in communicating verbally and written.
  • Ability to develop relationships and partnerships; ability to write clear and concise technical documents; ability to read, understand, and prepare legal documents; ability to operate city vehicles: sedan, and pickup truck; ability to effectively negotiate resolutions of conflicts among citizens, neighbors, elected official, and staff, as well as efficiently manage a government office open to the public; ability to interact effectively with various personality styles and with upper departmental management or elected officials; ability to read and interpret construction drawings; ability to interpret laws, regulations and guidelines; ability to utilize Microsoft suites, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software programs and project management software programs.  
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with a diversified group of people under trying and stress-producing conditions.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous, professional manner to reflect a positive image of the Office of Linear Infrastructure Operations to its internal & external customers and the general public.
  • Ability to research, interpret, explain, and correctly apply policies, rules, regulations, and procedures.

 

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. (Equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the bachelor’s degree on an exception basis)
  • A Professional Engineer’s license (experience in Civil or Environmental Engineering preferred)
  • 10 years of design, construction, and/or project management experience associated with water systems
  • 7 years of related work experience to include experience in the municipal government sector, with at least 3 years of leadership experience.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Business, Management or Public Administration. 
  • 10 years of relevant work experience to include experiences in the municipal government sector with at least 5 years of leadership experience.  
  • Equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the master’s degree on an exception basis.

Licensures and Certifications

  • Professional Engineer’s license in Civil or Environmental Engineering (Required).
  • Water Distribution Operator’s License (Required).

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

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

City of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Please apply at the link below:

https://atlantaga.taleo.net/careersection/coa_general_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=190334&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.XoNc6pRKj5c.mailto

 

Wastewater Plant Operator

City of Villa Rica
Ends: June 17, 2020
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Job Title:  Wastewater Plant Operator

 

Job Summary: This position is responsible for skilled, licensed work in the operation and maintenance of equipment in the wastewater plants. Work involves operation of wastewater treatment facilities and equipment to insure compliance with NPDES permits. Maintenance of equipment is also a crucial part of the job.

 

Class Characteristics:

Operator III – An entry level classification, can perform plant operations under supervision

Operator II – A full performance classification level. 

Operator I - The highest level of state certification.

 

Major Duties:

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

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:                                 

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

 

 

Supervisory Controls:  Work is performed under supervision of the Wastewater Plant Manager and the lead operator.  

 

Guidelines:  Guidelines include Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations. Policies, and procedures pertaining to wastewater treatment

 

Complexity:  The work consists of wastewater treatment and maintenance tasks.

 

Scope and Effect:  The purpose of this position is to provide quality operation and maintenance of the wastewater plants to insure compliance with the NPDES permit.

 

Personal Contacts:  Contacts are typically with co-workers.

 

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

 

Physical Demands:  The work is typically performed with the employee intermittently sitting, standing, walking, and bending, crouching or stooping.  May be required to climb stairs, ladders, reach over equipment to make adjustments, turn large valves, climb into confined areas, and lift heavy objects. The ability to distinguish between shades of color is also necessary when performing laboratory analysis.   

 

Work Environment:  Wastewater plant environment, some exposure to dust and noise, some heavy lifting, working in inclement weather,

 

Supervisory and Management Responsibility:  Could be assigned to assist other operators

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Operator III - High School diploma or equivalent, some experience and training on Wastewater Treatment, Class III license: equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Operator II – High School diploma or equivalent, three (3) years of experience or training in wastewater treatment, Class II license, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Operator I – High School diploma or equivalent, five (5) years of experience or training in wastewater treatment, Class I license, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Wastewater Plant Manager

City of Villa Rica
Ends: June 17, 2020
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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 wastewater treatment equipment, testing wastewater 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; as required by State and Federal laws.
  • 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 wastewater treatment system equipment and in water/wastewater treatment plant operation with at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity; Possession of a Wastewater Plant Operators Certificate Class I or II certification level as required by the Georgia EPD. Possession of a valid driver's license (Class B) and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR); equivalent combination of education or experience is acceptable

 

 

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

 

 

 

Wastewater Lead Operator

City of Villa Rica
Commensurate with Experience
Ends: June 17, 2020
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Job Summary: This position is a lead position that is responsible for overseeing Wastewater Operators in the operation and maintenance of equipment in wastewater treatment plants. Work involves the operation of treatment facilities and equipment to ensure compliance with permit requirements and state and federal laws.  This position is also responsible for preventative maintenance of plant equipment. Incumbents in this classification are fully qualified plant operators responsible for the efficient operation of wastewater treatment equipment on an assigned shift.

Major Duties:

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

 

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Knowledge of modern city water/wastewater treatment systems principles and practices;

 

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

 

Supervisory Controls:  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Wastewater Plant Manager.

                       

Guidelines:  Guidelines include Federal and State laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to water/wastewater treatment.

 

Physical Demands: The work requires intermittent periods of sitting, standing and walking. When collecting samples, operating/repairing equipment and changing chemical

systems, the incumbent is required to climb stairs and ladders, reach over equipment to make adjustments, turn large valves, climb into confined areas, lift objects weighing over 50 pounds and use tools requiring a high degree of dexterity.  The incumbent must be able to distinguish between shades of color when performing laboratory analysis. The incumbent must be able to bend, squat, twist, crawl, and/or climb on a daily basis.

 

Work Environment:  Water/Wastewater plant environment; some exposure to dust and noise; some heavy lifting, standing, walking and climbing; may work at heights; work in inclement weather conditions; may work in confined spaces.

 

Supervisory and Management Responsibility:  Lead Plant Operator position oversees the work and provides direction to plant operators.

 

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

Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience

 

To apply send applications to:

 

Stephanie Rooks

Human Resources Manager

City of Villa Rica

571 West Bankhead Highway

Villa Rica, Georgia  30180

 

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

 

Meter Riaeading Technicn

Jackson County Water & Sewerage Authority
Ends: June 3, 2020
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Meter Reading Technician

 

The Jackson County Water & Sewerage Authority is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill this position. Ideal candidates should have a background in utility meter reading, public water distribution or a related field and be able to work both independently and in a team atmosphere.

 

Mandatory Qualifications:

 

  • A High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • A valid Georgia Driver License with clean driving record
  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Basic knowledge of mathematics
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Ability to learn OSHA safety practices as they relate to utilities
  • Ability to acquire State of Georgia Water Distribution within 18 months from the date of employment

 

Candidate will be required to pass a drug screen and criminal background check prior to employment.

 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits packing including but not limited to, health, dental and life insurance, 401 (a) plan and pension plan, vacation leave, sick leave, and holidays.

 

Please e-mail resumes with references to: kjohnson@jcwsa.com or fax to (706) 367-1759, attention Karen Johnson.

 

JCWSA is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

 

WATER SYSTEM MAINTENANCE MANAGER

Fayette County Ga
$57,315.93-$69,919.11
Ends: May 28, 2020
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WATER SYSTEM MAINTENANCE MANAGER

Code: 842-1

Grade: COUNTY

SALARY RANGE: $57,315.93-$69,919.11

 
 

 

 

This is a full time position with benefits. This position is responsible for the directing the maintenance of the Fayette County Water System, including facilities, treatment production equipment, and other equipment. Coordinates daily staff work and participates when needed to accomplish efficient maintenance and repairs. Performs administrative functions to include working with purchasing staff on supplies and inventory costs, obtaining bids, preparing requisitions. Processes work orders. Maintains parts and supply inventory. Works with staff, vendors, and contractors in the maintenance of county reservoirs, mechanical facilities, electrical and electronic equipment, SCADA systems, chemical/process controls, laboratory equipment. Prepares and submits reports. Identifies Water System repair and replacement projects; plans work schedules; acquires materials and prepares budget for Maintenance Group. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Provides training for Water System personnel. Assists and supervises troubleshooting and repair of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic control systems and equipment. Assists with and supervises the track of repairs, time, and materials used during emergency repairs and preventive maintenance. Assists in and supervises the construction of wood, metal, and plastic structures; fabricates metal and plastic components. Operates the water treatment facility. Assists in and supervises the maintenance of the water tower, including electrical and lighting systems. Assists in and supervises the installation of new and replacement wiring. Assists in and supervises the maintenance and repair of pumps. Assists in and supervises the repair of roofs. Assists in and supervises the maintenance of water and chemical feed lines. Assists in and supervises the maintenance of Class I dams; prepares dams for annual inspections; repairs dam drainage pipes; flushes wet well; removes trees and underbrush from dam sites; checks and maintains gates, fences, and locks; removes graffiti. Assists in and supervises the construction, maintenance and repair of facilities gate operators, gates, and fences. Operates and maintains large equipment. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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.

Watershed Plant Operator Class I (Drinking Water)

City of Atlanta
$41,000 - $60,000
Ends: October 13, 2020
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Watershed Plant Operator Class I (Drinking Water)

 

Posting Expires: 10/13/19

Salary range:

WPO Class I: $41,000 - $60,000

 

General Description and Classification Standards

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

 

Supervision Received

Works under minimal supervision. May assist in training, orienting, or observing lower level associate, apprentice, or semi-skilled employee in the group.

 

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

  • Performs all aspects of sampling, monitoring and testing required to maintain compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations governing the water treatment process, and storm water and sludge management.
  • Assists in the performance of regular and unscheduled maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment and machinery. Conducts the necessary weekly checks of the treatment plant on a rotating basis. Performs all work in conformance to Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations
  • On call to respond to emergencies and breakdowns at the plant and pump stations.
  • Trains individuals of proper procedures in maintaining the City's water facilities.

 

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

 

Decision Making

Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.

 

Leadership Provided

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

 

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

  • Knowledge of the operation, methods and procedures of a drinking water treatment plant; knowledge of the machinery and process used for drinking water treatment and pumping stations; knowledge of mechanical equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunction; knowledge of basic machinery preventive maintenance and repair; knowledge of State and Federal regulations governing drinking water and worker’s safety; knowledge of laboratory procedures and terminology; knowledge of Chemistry Terminology. Skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing; skill in solving complex problems independently; skill in operating , composite samplers, and various lab test equipment.
  • Ability to work and make routine decisions on the operation of the plant processes and equipment; ability to treat the water in a safe, effective manner; ability to work outdoors in any kind of weather; ability to read and understand design drawings and plans; ability to operate a company vehicle and pick-up truck.

 

Qualifications

 

Class I - Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • 3 years of work experience in a drinking water plant or a related area.

 

Licensures and Certifications

  • Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License required.  
  • Class I Water License required.
  • Forklift Certification desirable.

 

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

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.