Job Openings

General Manager

Butts County, et al. Water and Sewer Authority
$80,000 - $130,000
Ends: November 15, 2020
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Job Announcement for General Manager

The Butts County, et al. Water and Sewer Authority, located in Butts County, Georgia is seeking candidates for the position of General Manager.  The person selected will work for a short period of time as Deputy Manager alongside the current General Manager who will retire from this position in March 2020.

The General Manager plans, organizes, manages, directs and implements the goals of the Authority’s Board of Directors.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, working with the Board of Directors on both fiscal and developmental levels, seeking and administering grants and loans, serving as chief budget developer, providing hands-on day-to-day financial management, developing short and long term organizational plans, providing human resource management, directing construction of water and sewer extension projects and materials procurement for said projects, bidding contract construction, supervising special projects and studies, overall direction of production, distribution, and treatment of Authority’s drinking water, collection and treatment of wastewater, while maintaining a commitment to customer service, public relations and developing strong community ties.

The General Manager is responsible for an annual O & M budget of $4M and ten-year Capital Improvements Plan budget of $20 M+ and a total staff of 25.   The Authority supplies water to approximately 7500 metered water accounts in unincorporated Butts County, Jackson, and Jenkinsburg and 200 sewer accounts in unincorporated Butts County.  The Authority constructs and maintains the water distribution system and wastewater collection system in unincorporated Butts County.

Candidate should have knowledge of appropriate State and Federal regulations, knowledge of civil engineering and infrastructure planning, excellent oral and written communication skills, leadership skills, ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with various stakeholders and elected officials. 

The ideal candidate would be a graduate of a four-year college or university with any of the following degrees:   public administration, business management, engineering technology or related field, and have considerable supervisory experience at a management level with a local government organization, preferably in a utility environment; possession of Georgia water and / or wastewater operator certifications and / or a graduate degree in public administration or related field are preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Salary range $80,000 - $130,000

Position is open until filled. First review of application will begin on November 15, 2019.

Please submit a resume’ and letter of interest to the Butts County, et al. Water and Sewer Authority, attention Marcie R. Seleb at P.O. Box 145, 100 West 2nd Street, Jackson, Georgia 30233, or by email at mseleb@buttswsa.com.

 

Wastewater Operators in Forsyth County, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: January 8, 2020
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Wastewater Operator
ESG Operations, Inc.
Full Time

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

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  You can learn more about us, see additional opportunities, and apply online at http://esginc.net.
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

Field Technician

Hart County Water and Sewer Authority
Ends: October 25, 2019
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HIRING FULL-TIME FIELD TECH

 

The Hart County Water and Sewer Authority is hiring a full-time Field Technician. High School or General Education diploma required. Prior experience with a public community water system a plus. Must have or be able to obtain within one year a Georgia Water Distribution Operator license and Georgia Wastewater Collection System Operator license. Valid Georgia driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Duties include: marking new customer services; flushing lines; doing maintenance tasks such as replacing small meters, clearing brush, repairing minor leaks and hand-digging; reading customer meters; locating and marking water and sewer lines; turning customer services on and off; responding to leaks and assisting our maintenance contractor on major repairs. Must be willing and able to work in outside conditions at any and all times. Must be able to pass drug test and background check. Applications are available at hartwatersewer.com or in the office at 200 Arthur Street, Hartwell, GA. Applications must be turned in by 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2019. No phone calls please. Pay depending on qualifications.

 

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.

Wastewater Operator in Hinesville, Georgia

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: January 7, 2020
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Wastewater Operator
ESG Operations, Inc.

ESG Operations is currently seeking a Wastewater Operator in Hinesville, Georgia.  We are looking for a detail oriented person with mechanical aptitude and familiarity working in a lab environment.  A valid Class I or II Georgia Wastewater Operator's license, or ability to receive through reciprocity,  is required.

Responsibilities:

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

 
Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Valid Class I or II Georgia Wastewater Operator License is required
  • 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.

www.esginc.net
 

 

OPERATION TECHNICIAN

Etowah Water & Sewer Authority
Pay starts at $14.12 per hour with benefits
Ends: January 6, 2020
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Employment Opportunity

Etowah Water & Sewer Authority

Dawsonville GA

 

OPERATION TECHNICIAN

 

 

Description: Performs repairs, maintenance, installation of water distribution systems and wastewater collection systems; and perform related work as required.  Minimum qualifications:  One-year experience; Valid Class C Driver’s License and a satisfactory MVR.  Pay starts at $14.12 per hour with competitive benefits.  Applications may be filled out on our website at www.etowahwater.org found under the Human Resource Department and they are accepted at Etowah Water & Sewer Authority c/o Human Resource Department PO Box 769, 1162 Hwy 53E, Dawsonville GA 30534.  Opened until filled.  Etowah Water is a DFW and an EOE.

Water Filter Plant Operator

City of Carrollton
$26,851.94
Ends: January 2, 2020
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CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

 

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

 

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

 

Department:  Water Filter Plant

 

Salary:  $26,851.94             Hourly Rate:  $12.91 Per Hour (based on experience) 

 

Shift/Days: Night

 

Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL POSITION FILLED

 

Application Information:

 

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

 

Department Contact Name:  Connie Nelms, Water Filter Superintendent

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

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

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB

 

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

 

                                                                SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Assist with administrative tasks as necessary.

 

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Provides assistance or backup coverage to other employees as needed.

Provides assistance with training of less experienced operators.

 

Assist with administrative tasks as necessary.

 

Performs other related duties as required.

 

                                                            MINIMUM TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

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

 

(ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED

TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

                                                                           PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Maintains a clean and orderly workplace.

Superintendent – Water & Sewer Maintenance

City of Milledgeville
Ends: October 30, 2019
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CITY OF MILLEDGEVILLE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION Superintendent – Water & Sewer Maintenance
LOCATION Water & Sewer Maintenance Department
SCHEDULE Full-Time – 8-hour shifts
SALARY Negotiable – Dependent Upon Experience

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT October 1, 2019 – October 30, 2019

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for planning, directing, and supervising personnel involved in the operation and maintenance of the water distribution and sewage collection systems. This position reports directly to the Water and Sewer Maintenance Director.

MAJOR DUTIES: Include; but not limited to:
• Plans, directs, and supervises the operation of the water distribution and sewage collection systems, including maintenance and administrative operations.
• Plans operations including setting priorities and preparing long and short-range strategies to ensure effective water distribution and sewage collection.
• Assigns duties to, trains, and supervises employees.
• Advises employees of city rules and department standards and operating procedures.
• Identifies problems in the water and sewer system; determines method and equipment needed to repair problems.
• Schedules training, work, and vacations; maintains records of hours worked.
• Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
• Assists in repairs of the distribution and collection system; locates leaks.
• Coordinates and supervises inspection and cleaning of the collection system.
• Assists Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Departments with maintenance of lift stations.
• Responds to emergency situations and after-hour calls.
• Inspects the work of outside contractors involved in water and sewer main installations.
• Maintains inventory of materials and equipment necessary for department operations.
• Interviews applicants; makes hiring recommendations.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
• Knowledge of city policies and procedures pertaining to water distribution and sewage collection.
• Knowledge of state and federal laws governing the operation of water distribution and sewage collection systems, including safety and maintenance procedures.
• Knowledge of management and supervision techniques.
• Knowledge of construction and plumbing standards, including hydraulics.
• Knowledge of equipment and materials used in the maintenance and construction of distribution and collection systems.
• Knowledge of basic mathematics, chemistry, biology, and civil engineering.
• Skill in operating heavy equipment, including a backhoe, trencher, dump truck, and jack hammer.
• Skill in reading blueprints, construction plans, and maps.
• Skill in organizing and prioritizing work assignments.
• Skill in oral and written communications.
• Must obtain a Distribution Operations & Maintenance/Wastewater Collection License within one year (whichever applies first)

Executive Director

Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority
$78,748.06 - $100,403.78
Ends: December 26, 2019
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Job Announcement for the Executive Director

Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority located in Jackson County, North Carolina, is seeking an Executive Director. This position is responsible for an O & M budget of $4.88M and Capital Improvements Plan budget of $17.9M, with a total staff of 30. The Executive Director plans, organizes, manages, directs and implements the goals of the Authority’s Board.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, working with the Board of Directors on both fiscal and developmental levels, seeking and administering grants and loans, serving as chief budget developer, developing short and long term organizational plans, providing human resource management  skills, directing the production, distribution, and treatment of Authority’s drinking water, collection and treatment of wastewater, while maintaining a commitment to customer service, public relations and developing strong community ties.

Candidate should have knowledge of appropriate State and Federal regulations, knowledge of civil engineering and infrastructure planning, excellent oral and written communication skills, leadership skills, ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with various stakeholders and elected officials.

The ideal candidate is a graduate of a four year college or university with any of the following degrees:  major in public administration, business management, engineering technology or related field, and have considerable supervisory experience at a management level with a local government organization, preferably in a utility environment; possession of NC water and / or wastewater operator certifications and / or a graduate degree in public administration or related field is preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Salary range $78,748.06 - $100,403.78

Position is open until filled. First review of application packages will begin on November 1, 2019.

Candidate must be willing to relocate to Jackson County within 6 months.

Applicants must submit a North Carolina State Employment Application (PD 107) to the Employment Security Commission online or at 26 Ridgeway Street #2, Sylva, NC, 28779. Please submit a resume’ and Letter of Interest to Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority attention Nancy Hoyle at 1246 West Main Street, Sylva, NC 28779, or by email at nhoyle@twsanc.us.

 

Chief Wastewater Treatment Operator

City of Hartwell
See Description
Ends: December 25, 2019
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Hiring Agency: City of Hartwell

Posted: September 26, 2019

Full Time

 

Job Posting

Chief Wastewater Treatment Operator

Date Needed - Immediately

End Date: Until Filled

Salary Range- $47,289 annually ($22.74/hr.) - $65,753 annually ($31.61/hr.)

 

The City of Hartwell is seeking a Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator for its 1.75 MGD facility. See Description and Requirements Below.

 

Chief Wastewater Treatment Operator                                                 

Wastewater Treatment Plant

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

This position is responsible for directing the operations of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's licenses issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Possession of a Georgia Certified Class I license for wastewater treatment.

 

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Plans, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel.
  • Compiles and submits a variety of reports, including reports to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.
  • Collects or directs the collection of wastewater samples for laboratory analysis; prepares and submits related reports.
  • Performs plant operation duties as required; makes operational adjustments to meet permit requirements.
  • Ensures plant operations are in compliance with state and federal regulations and with safe work guidelines.
  • Coordinates and delivers safety training.
  • Creates, files, and maintains, required state and federal regulatory records.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and calibrates equipment as needed; maintains pumps, filters, and changes chlorine cylinders.
  • Supervises and participates in lift station maintenance and repairs.
  • Operates belt press as needed.
  • Monitors, maintains, orders, and replenishes wastewater treatment plant inventory, including treatment chemicals, laboratory equipment, parts, and other supplies needed for plant operation.
  • Provides training to operators; ensures staff meets required training and certification requirements.
  • Directs and participates in the maintenance of plant facilities and grounds.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

  • Knowledge of the operating procedures of the city’s wastewater treatment plant.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary for the safe operation of a wastewater treatment plant.
  • Knowledge of chemical application in the wastewater treatment process.
  • Knowledge of SCADA system operation.
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of wastewater sampling and laboratory analysis techniques.
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skill in the preparation of required reports.
  • Skill in the planning, directing, and supervising the work of personnel.
  • Skill in planning and meeting deadlines.
  • Skill in compiling and analyzing data.

 

 

The City of Hartwell offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes health, short and long-term disability insurance, personal leave, paid holidays, as well as, retirement. Actual starting salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Interested individuals may obtain an application for employment at www.hartwell-ga.info. Please email completed applications to publicworkshartwell@yahoo.com or by mail to City of Hartwell, 456 E. Howell Street, Hartwell, GA 30643, Attention: Public Works.  EOE

Water Treatment Plant Manager

City of Monroe
$43,479 to $68,725
Ends: December 24, 2019
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
JOB POSTING
Water Treatment Plant Manager
Posted: 9/24/19
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 $43,479 to $68,725. 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.

WATERSHED PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR I

City of Atlanta
Commensurate with Experience
Ends: October 19, 2019
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WATERSHED PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR I

Procurement Planning, Contract Administration and Records Management

 

General Description and Classification Standards

Manages the overall administration of the City’s Department of Watershed Management’s procurement planning, contract management and administration, and records management processes and policies. Strategically plans and manages the Department’s contracts to assure needed services are received and contractual requirements met. Contracts are highly complex in nature and have high economic impact on the City. 

 

This is a fully seasoned executive level position charged with responsibility for significant specialized functions within the Department. Position manages a group of employees, with intermediate managers and specialized professional employees.  

 

Supervision Received

Direction received is general and focuses more on long-term and short-term objectives, managerial effectiveness and results. This position reports to the Chief Administrative Officer.

 

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

  • Researches market conditions and advises Department on the most effective and economic procurement methodologies to maximize buying power and minimize inefficiencies
  • Drafts policies and procedures to improve upon and standardize business processes.  
  • Tracks, analyzes and communicates any procurement, contract administration and records management changes in policy, methods, standards and regulations. 
  • Manages the activities of complex contracts to assure continuity of services and compliance with contractual obligations. 
  • Aids the Department in monitoring and addressing performance, quality assurance and corrective actions. 
  • Oversees document management systems and processes for the Department. Responsible for establishment and adherence to systems for identifying, collecting, distributing and filing the Department’s records.
  • Participates in annual budgeting, audits and special projects. 
  • Works well under pressure and can successfully manage competing priorities.
  • Collaborates with and manages relationships with internal clients, other City Departments, the Administration, and Atlanta City Council.
  • Oversees procurement planning, contract administration and records management employees. 
  • Responsibilities include participation in interviewing, hiring, and training staff; training Department-wide staff; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.

Decision Making

Must make be able to make decisions independently and keep the Chief Administrative Officer abreast, as needed.

 

Leadership Provided

Position has managerial authority over professional and administrative employees engaged in broad functional areas.

 

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.

  • Mastery of the competitive purchasing process. Knowledge of public purchasing laws, principles and procedures, understanding of technical specifications, and knowledge of accounting and budgeting as they relate to purchasing activities. Extensive knowledge of complex, high dollar value contracts and how they are administered. Knowledge of City government processes and procedures is desired. Extensive knowledge of concepts, processes, and tools of profession; knowledge of relationship of professional disciplines among related organizations and functions. Demonstrated knowledge of establishing and maintaining records management systems, and the basic laws of records management. Knowledge of the water industry is a plus.
  • Effective business communication and presentation skills, with keen attention to detail.  Strong negotiation skills. Leadership and motivational skills. Skill in identifying operating issues and developing solutions.
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of management from front line employees to senior level executives. Ability to plan and carry out virtually all typical assignments within professional area. Ability to train others. Ability to build effective relationships within and outside of the organization.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in business, public administration or closely related field.  Graduate degree in related field strongly preferred.
  • 7+ years of relevant experience with 4+ years in procurement-related or contract administration field.
  • 5 years of responsible management or leadership experience.
  • National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) courses/certification preferred. 

 

Please apply at the link below:

https://atlantaga.taleo.net/careersection/coa_general_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=191589&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.XWU0JB1r_RY.mailto

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, 2019
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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.

 

Wastewater Operator & Lab Analyst

Ellijay-Gilmer Water & Sewer Authority
Ends: December 9, 2019
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ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

 

Wastewater Operator & Lab Analyst

Ellijay-Gilmer Water & Sewer Authority

Full Time / Accepting Applications

Base Salaries:

Class 3 Operator $15.33

Class 2 Operator $17.74

Class 1 Operator $18.63

Lab Analyst $17.74

Hiring Range: Based on qualifications and experience

EGWSA is accepting applications for a Wastewater Operator & a Lab Analyst. A State of Georgia Class 1, 2 or 3 Wastewater Operator license or a Lab Analyst license is preferred. The Operator position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the WWTP. A strong work ethic is a plus. Operators work a weekly rotating 12 hour shift, Day Shift only. Some weekends and Holidays are required. Lab Analyst is Monday thru Friday. A copy of job descriptions can be found on the Authority’s website.

The Ellijay-Gilmer WSA offers an excellent benefits package, including health, life, dental and vision insurance as well as a deferred compensation plan.

Must possess a valid Georgia Driver's License (Class B desirable) and have a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record.  Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen. High School Diploma or its equivalent is required.  Please note that candidates selected for employment must be submitted for verification of employment through E-Verify. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Submit resume with a completed application to:

Ellijay-Gilmer WSA

Attn: WWTP Superintendent

1023 Progress Road

Ellijay, GA 30540

 

Or Email to wsasuper@etcmail.com

 

Applications can be picked up at Main Office (address above) or sent via email.

Wastewater Treatment Operations Manager

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: December 8, 2019
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Wastewater Treatment Operations Manager
ESG Operations, Inc.

Full Time

ESG Operations is currently seeking a Wastewater Treatment Operations Manager for our Forsyth County, Georgia location.  This position will be responsible for the overall operations and maintenance of six wastewater treatment plants with a staff of over 20.  We are looking for a "hands on" style manager with a Class 1 level (or highest level with reciprocity) Georgia Wastewater license and experience managing multiple wastewater plants.  You will need to have experience working with multiple plants operating with activated sludge, membrane and SBR technologies.
 

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

  • Oversee successful operations and maintenance of 6 wastewater treatment plants 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 in related field preferred
  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience in wastewater treatment or any combination of education, experience and training
  • Must have a valid GA driver’s license
  • Must be certified by the Georgia State Board of Examiners as a Certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I or have ability to get Class 1 through reciprocity
  • Proven experience with activated sludge, membrane and SBR wastewater treatment technologies

 

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.

Our Company:
ESG Operations, Inc. is the fastest growing utility management company in the Southeast.  We provide 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. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.
 

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

Water & Sewer Technician

City of Villa Rica
Ends: November 27, 2019

Water Distribution Crew Leader

City of Villa Rica
Ends: November 27, 2019

Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Villa Rica
Ends: November 27, 2019

Water Treatment Plant Manager

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: November 25, 2019
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Water Treatment Plant Manager
ESG Operations, Inc.

Full Time

ESG Operations is currently seeking a Water Treatment Plant Manager to join our Winder County, Georgia team.  This position will be responsible for the overall operations and maintenance of a 6.2 MGD water treatment plant.  We are looking for "hands on" candidates with a Class 1 license as well as leadership and compliance experience. Duties include training and supervising subordinate personnel; conducting tests on a variety of water samples; safe and efficient operation of a variety of pumps and filtration equipment in the water plant.

Responsibilities:
Operation and Maintenance

  • Train subordinate personnel in work technique and equipment operating procedures.
  • Operate pumps, control panels, chlorinators, filters, gas and electric motors and other water plant equipment.
  • Make routine chemical and bacteriological analyses according to prescribed methods and at specified times.
  • Take and record readings of water consumption; checks charts on level gauges and flow meters.
  • Clean plant equipment and sedimentation basin, back-washes filters as needed.
  • Make budget and capital improvement recommendations

 

Administrative

  • Maintain compliance with all state and federal agencies at all times, including preparing and submitting all state and federal reports on time.
  • Understand all emergency procedures as outlined by EPD and the city.
  • Assign and schedule work for 24 hours of operation at the water treatment plant.

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent
  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience in water treatment or any combination of education, experience and training at a facility no less than 3.0 MGD in size which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Valid GA driver’s license
  • Highest level, valid Water Treatment Plant Operator license
  • Well versed in issues that may be associated with water treatment systems such as contamination, drought, fire protection, or terrorism. 

 

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.

Our Company:
ESG Operations, Inc. is the fastest growing utility management company in the Southeast.  We provide 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. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.
 

Water/Wastewater Operator I in Jasper, GA

Utilities, Inc.
Ends: November 25, 2019
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Utilities Inc. of Georgia is seeking a full time Water/Wastewater Operator I in Jasper, GA. Below is a brief job description of the position. We offer competitive benefits package and salary. Please apply at the link below:           

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2633808

Job Title

Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator I

Job Summary

Under direct supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities. Assists with maintaining plant compliance with EPA standards and state water Commission. Performs general cleaning of grounds and buildings. Ensures plant safety and sanitary requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Operates and maintains water and/or wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits.
  • Monitors and samples well and groundwater upon entry to the system. Adjusts treatment levels when below-standard variances are detected. Samples water prior to exiting system.
  • Detects and reports atypical conditions, such as: damaged, malfunctioning and tampered meters, detecting and reporting leaks, high/low consumption, exposed wiring and other safety hazards.
  • Conducts ongoing repairs to equipment, or shuts down equipment for more extensive maintenance and repair, activating alternate equipment as needed. Requests services of outside maintenance vendor for major repairs and overhauls.
  • Activates pumps, valves and other processing equipment to move water through various treatment processes. Disposes of waste materials removed from water in line with Company procedures and government controls.
  • Assists Lead Operator with emergency procedures in the event of overflow or spill of chemicals or unpurified water. Follows safety protocol.
  • Adds chemicals to water by predetermined formula. Advises Lead Operator when minimum inventory levels of these materials have been reached.
  • Reads and interprets meters and gauges on central control panel, or at individual machines or stages in the treatment process. Adjusts controls as needed. Retrieves computer reports on treatment process.
  • Prepares reports and maintains logs on meter readings, tests, chemical and equipment usage, and all other recordkeeping requirements; maintains various Company records and other reports as required by the state.
  • Back-washes filters and basins; handles chlorine in a safe, effective manner; assures proper working order of chlorine-related equipment.
  • Cleans and maintains treatment plant, pumping stations and wells; prepares and paints equipment, walls and floors.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards.
  • Maintains a safe working environment and reports safety concerns to Area Manager.
  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.
  • Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Skills

  • Ability to read meters, charts and gauges and accurately maintain records of plant operations.
  • Ability to read and comprehend written technical information and to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize and/or analyze data.
  • Ability to perform mathematical equations to determine chemical doses required for flow rates and proper treatment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers and regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials used in performing essential functions.

Computer Skills

Required: MS Word, Excel; ability to learn internal software programs

Preferred: Outlook

Education

Required: HS Diploma or GED

Certifications/Licenses

Currently holds first-level operator license (Class 3 Water Operator) per state (Georgia) regulation, or ability to attain within 1 year of employment; may be in the process of obtaining second-level license; must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Experience

Requires 2 – 4 years mechanical experience, including at least 1 year specializing in chemical treatment of water and/or wastewater and/or a minimum of 1 year in water and/or wastewater utility field with experience in the operation and maintenance of ground-water supplied water systems and associated distribution system.

Physical Demands

Moderate to heavy physical demands, including lifting (75 lbs.), walking (10+ miles daily), climbing and mechanical repair.

Shift / Hours:

May include weekend scheduling; on-call, emergency call duty and paid overtime may be required.

Week A: Monday, Tuesday, Friday – Sunday: 6:00 pm – 6:00 am, Wednesday & Thursday: Off

Week B: Wednesday, Thursday: 6:00 pm – 6:00am, Monday, Tuesday, Friday – Sunday: Off

Pattern Repeats with Week A hours.

 

PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER

Fayette County Ga
$63,266.06-$77,177.61
Ends: November 14, 2019
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PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER
Code: 844-1
Grade: COUNTY
Starting Salary: $63,266.06-$77,177.61

This is a full time position with benefits. Manages and coordinates activities of water system and treatment plant development from conception, through design, bid, construction, and acceptance. Oversees engineering projects to include defining project budget, developing, reviewing, and approving designs, and performing data analysis. Manage engineering and consultant contracts, develops RFP's, specifications and provides other support related to departmental projects. Oversees capital improvement projects. Assists with review of water construction plans to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and plan specifications. Performs site investigations to ensure work is done according to the work plan. Assists with the development and maintenance of the water system geographic information system (GIS). Provides technical assistance and direction for potential and existing development with regard to standards, rules and regulations and general policy. Maintains records and prepares reports necessary to ensure compliance with Georgia Environmental Protection Division. Provides support for all divisions and prepares, monitors, and accepts internal projects. Performs other related duties as assigned.

WATER PRODUCTION & OPERATIONS MANAGER

Fayette County Ga
$63,266.06-$77,177.61
Ends: November 14, 2019
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This is a full time position with benefits. This position is responsible for managing the water treatment and laboratory activities of the department. Assists in planning, organizing, and directing water treatment and laboratory operations. Direct, supervise, and evaluate personnel. Recommend and implement division goals and objectives; establish operational standards and methods for water treatment operations; develops and implements related policies and procedures for operational improvement. Initiates and directs special studies and investigations to improve and maintain water treatment and production performance. Prepares division annual budget request; estimate equipment and supply needs based on trends and planned activities; monitors expenditures; provides capital improvement project guidance and cost control. Review and/or upgrade staff training programs to ensure acquisition of technical skills. Coordinate upgrades, major modifications, and repairs of water treatment and storage facilities with Facility Maintenance division. Monitor department compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act; manage the water treatment and distribution systems regulatory compliance program; enforce County policies and procedures. Oversee the preparation of required documentation and permit applications, submitting required reports, responding to regulatory actions and ensuring completion of follow-up measures, as needed. Represents the County at water industry and professional association meetings; Board of Commissioners, Atlanta Regional Commission, Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District, Fayette County Technical Review Committee, Georgia Association of Water Professionals, school classes, and civic groups. Handles customer complaints and inquiries. Serves on various committees as representation of the department. Attends seminars and conferences. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Utility Worker

City of Tybee Island
$13.50
Ends: November 14, 2019
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City of Tybee Island

P.O. Box 2749 – 403 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island, GA 31328

(912)786-4573 – FAX (912) 786-5737

www.cityoftybee.org

 

Utility Worker

 

The City of Tybee Island is now accepting applications for the position of Utility Worker for the Public Works and Water Sewer Departments.

 

Description of Duties:

 

This full-time position performs a variety of manual, semi-skilled and equipment operation tasks in the construction, maintenance and operation of city facilities which is performed alone or as part of a crew involving construction, repair and maintenance of buildings, parks and other public facilities; construction repair, installation and maintenance of streets; storm drain maintenance; grounds maintenance; custodial work; and assisting in constructing, repairing, and maintaining water and sewer lines and mains. This job will be a split job position working for the Public Works Department during the season (May-October) as a Laborer and Water Sewer Department (November-April) as a Maintenance Worker. Also included is assisting with set-up and clean-up of special events, and operating equipment specific to the area.

 

Job Requirements:

 

The successful candidate must possess:

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalence.
  • A valid Georgia Drivers’ License or the ability to obtain one.
  • Pass a background check and employment drug screen.
  • Previous experience in similar type of work is preferred with specific experience in any skilled trade work.
  • Applicant must be available to work some weekends and holidays.

 

Applications are available online or at City Hall, 403 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island, Georgia 31328.  To be considered for this position, mail an application and your resume to:  Human Resources, P.O. Box 2749, Tybee Island, Georgia, 31328, or email to jelliott@cityoftybee.org or fax to 912-786-9467.

 

Starting Salary: $13.50

 

Benefits: 

The City offers an excellent benefits package, including 100% coverage on medical and dental insurance for the employee, life insurance, long term disability, pension, FMLA leave, and continuing education assistance. 

 

Position Open Until Filled

 

EOE and Drug Free Workplace

 

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or any other legally protected status

 

Water Sewer Plant Operator Trainee

City of Tybee Island
$15.94
Ends: November 14, 2019
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City of Tybee Island

P.O. Box 2749 – 403 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island, Georgia 31328

(912) 786-4573 – Fax (912) 786-5737

www.cityoftybee.org

 

Water Sewer Plant Operator Trainee

 

The City of Tybee Island is now accepting applications for the position of Water/Sewer Plant Operator Trainee. 

 

Description of Duties:

This full-time position is responsible for learning and applying the operations and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant.  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 under the direction of the Plant Operator, subject to review through reports and results achieved.  Performs all aspects of sampling, monitoring and testing required to maintain compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations.

 

Job Requirements: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License.
  • Pass a background check and employment drug screen.
  • Applicant must be available to work some weekends and holidays.
  • Knowledge and experience in the operation and maintenance of water and sewer pumping and treatment equipment and facilities.
  • Applicant must be State Certified as a Wastewater Operation Class III or Water Operator Class III or Water Distribution, or the capabilities to obtain one of these certifications within two (2) years of employment.

Applications are available at City Hall or online at www.cityoftybee.org.  Please mail application and/or resume to:  Human Resources, City of Tybee Island, P.O. Box 2749, Tybee Island, GA 31328.

 

Salary:  $15.94

 

Benefits:  The City offers an excellent benefits package, including 100% coverage on medical and dental insurance for the employee, life insurance, long-term disability, pension, FMLA leave, and continuing education assistance.

 

Job Open Until Filled

 

EOE and Drug Free Workplace

 

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or any other legally protected status

Water Sewer Maintenance Worker I

City of Tybee Island
$14.85
Ends: November 14, 2019
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City of Tybee Island

P.O. Box 2749 – 403 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island, Georgia 31328

(912) 786-4573 – Fax (912) 786-5737

www.cityoftybee.org

 

Water Sewer Maintenance Worker I

 

The City of Tybee Island is now accepting applications for the position of Water/Sewer Maintenance Worker I. 

 

Description of Duties:

 

Work involves participation in the safe and efficient operation, routine servicing and care of a variety of specialized equipment in the municipal water and sewer treatment facilities. This full-time position is responsible for assisting in constructing, repairing, and maintaining water sewer lines and mains.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Foreman in the Water and Sewer Department and is reviewed through the inspection of schedules, records, equipment, facilities, and job performance.

 

Job Requirements: 

 

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License.
  • Pass a background check and employment drug screen.
  • Applicant must be available to work some weekends and holidays.
  • Knowledge and experience in the operation and maintenance of water and sewer pumping and treatment equipment and facilities.
  • Applicant must be State Certified as a Wastewater Operation Class III, Water Operator Class III, Water Distribution, or the capabilities to obtain one of these certifications within two (2) years of employment.

Applications are available at City Hall or online at www.cityoftybee.org.  Please mail application and/or resume to:  Human Resources, City of Tybee Island, P.O. Box 2749, Tybee Island, GA 31328.

 

Salary:  $14.85

 

Job Open Until Filled

 

EOE and Drug Free Workplace

 

Benefits:  The City offers an excellent benefits package, including 100% coverage on medical and dental insurance for the employee, life insurance, long-term disability, pension, FMLA leave, and continuing education assistance.

 

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or any other legally protected status

Water Sewer Camera Technician

City of Tybee Island
$15.94
Ends: November 14, 2019
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City of Tybee Island

P.O. Box 2749 – 403 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island, Georgia 31328

(912) 786-4573 – Fax (912) 786-5737

www.cityoftybee.org

 

Water Sewer Camera Technician

 

The City of Tybee Island is now accepting applications for the position of Water/Sewer Camera Technician. 

 

Description of Duties:

This full-time position is responsible for performing skilled work in the operation and maintenance of audio-visual and computer equipment used in the internal inspection, inventory, and evaluation of the city’s sanitary sewer mains and customer service lines.  An employee in this class is involved in specialized maintenance work of the wastewater collection system and provides narrative and written documentation of inspections and sewer defects found during inspections.  Work requires the employee to work in conjunction with, and at times operate, high-velocity jet rodding equipment and making point type repairs of sewer lines. 

 

Job Requirements: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License.
  • Pass a background check and employment drug screen.
  • Applicant must be available to work some weekends and holidays.
  • Knowledge and experience in the operation and maintenance of water and sewer pumping and treatment equipment and facilities.
  • Applicant must be State Certified as a Wastewater Operation Class III or the capabilities to obtain one within one (1) year of employment.

Applications are available at City Hall or online at www.cityoftybee.org.  Please mail application and/or resume to:  Human Resources, City of Tybee Island, P.O. Box 2749, Tybee Island, GA 31328.

 

Salary:  $15.94

 

Job Open Until Filled

 

EOE and Drug Free Workplace

 

Benefits:  The City offers an excellent benefits package, including 100% coverage on medical and dental insurance for the employee, life insurance, long-term disability, pension, FMLA leave, and continuing education assistance.

 

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or any other legally protected status

Dyeing Supervisor

TenCate Protective Fabrics
$55,000 to $60,000 Annually
Ends: November 13, 2019
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Dyeing Supervisor TenCate Protective Fabrics Molena, GA

Compensation $55,000 to $60,000 Annually Benefits Offered Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Bonus, and Company 401(k) plan

Position Summary:
To coordinate and manage the daily activities of the Dyeing Department while keeping our main objectives in the forefront of all decisions – safety, quality, delivery, and cost. To provide assistance to Dyeing Department associates on quality related items. To provide guidance to ensure that all fabrics are processed in the safest, most quality conscience manner possible. In achieving these goals, this individual must ensure the most efficient, cost effective means are used to ensure customer expectations are met or exceeded. Detailed communication must occur between shifts and within their shift to ensure goals and expectations are clearly defined. Development of all associates and teams within their area of responsibility ensuring continuous growth and achievement.

Key Job Functions
• Ensure the safety of associates in the dyeing area through safety and development programs.
• Continuous improvement in all aspects of quality. Reviewing problems and ensuring steps are taken to eliminate such issues. Making sure fabrics are processed in such a manner that would guarantee the customer’s requirements are met or exceeded.
• Solve specific problems that affect internal and external workings of the department and those that affect customers. This involves providing leadership for other shifts.
• Ensure that policy enforcement is consistently maintained among dyeing department employees.
• Ensure customer orders or requirements are completed in a timely fashion and in the safest and most efficient manner possible.
• Communicate verbally and written reports on all off quality. This involves providing as much information as possible to aid in the investigation and solving a quality problem.
• Develop and promote individual and team interaction maintaining and improving process controls.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Self-motivated, hands-on individual with keen interest in quickly learning and
applying new skills.
• Must be able to pass Munsell Color Shade Test.
• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and meet deadlines with minimal
supervision.
• Capable of working independently and collaboratively in teams.
• Possess problem-solving skills and be detail-oriented.
• Strong leadership skills with experience in influencing and managing change.
• Demonstrate project management skills.
• Ability to make decisions, manage multiple tasks and easily adapt to changing
priorities.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Requires good mathematical skills.
• Requires good computer skills preferably using Microsoft office products.

Physical Requirements
• Regularly required to stand, walk, sit, bend, and move about the production area.
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds chest high.
• Must be able to climb up/down steps frequently.

Education/Experience Required
• High school diploma/GED required.
• 3-5 years textile background. Ability to identify defects that are critical by greige
manufacturing and dyeing/finishing processes.
• Experience as a lead or in a supervisory role in a manufacturing environment,
preferred.

Interested and Qualified Candidates can submit a resume to
Bruce Bagwell at b.bagwell@tencatefabrics.com and Alice
Bowden at a.bowden@tencatefabrics.com.

Deputy Director Water & Sewer

City of Fort Oglethorpe, Water & Sewer Department
Ends: November 12, 2019
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Position Available

City of Fort Oglethorpe, Water & Sewer Department

Job Title:  Deputy Director Water & Sewer

Salary:  DOQ

The City of Fort Oglethorpe is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Director of the Water & Sewer Department.  This position assists in the administration and coordination of all activities in the City of Fort Oglethorpe Water and Sewer Department.  This is a management position that is responsible for overseeing the staff and daily operations of the Water and Sewer Department including, but not limited to, water meter reading and replacement; installation and maintenance of sewage conveyance system; pump station operations; water and sewer system maintenance; and contract management for water purchase and sewer treatment and disposal. 

Minimum Qualifications; Bachelor’s degree in public administration, environmental health, business, civil engineering, or closely related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience; or any combination of education and experience. Georgia state certification for Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection or the ability to become certified within 12 months. Valid Georgia driver’s license.

Application and job description available at https://www.fortogov.com or an application can be picked up at City Hall, 500 City Hall Drive, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 between the hours of 8:00A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Application can be mailed or delivered to City of Fort Oglethorpe, Attention: Carol Murray, Human Resources, P.O. Box 5509, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742. Physical and drug test required. Applications will be accepted until the position if field. The City of Fort Oglethorpe is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Banks County
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Ends: November 10, 2019
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Banks County is now accepting applications for a Water Treatment Plant Operator.  Full benefit package, individual health insurance paid at 100%, 13 paid holidays, PTO accrual.  Salary will be based on experience.  Salary Range – Trainee – Class I Operator: $29,120 - $52,917. See Attached job description.  Email resume’s to: hgee@co.banks.ga.us

Water Field Service Representative

City of Atlanta
Salary range: $31,400 - $47,200
Ends: November 10, 2019
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Posting open until filled

Salary range: $31,400 - $47,200

 

General Description and Classification Standards

Performs the physical connecting and disconnecting of water supply to customers; reads water meters for service account initiation and termination; installs and removes water meters; and performs related work as required. 

 

This is the entry level for this job family. Individuals entering this level must already possess the basic knowledge of the work and the required motor skills and physical capabilities to carry out basic tasks. Typically performs the simplest pertinent tasks, assists higher level workers in more complex jobs, Prepares or puts away tools. Position may be part of an apprentice program; position may be classified as an Apprentice if such a program/class exists. Position is distinguished from a semi-skilled laborer in that this position routinely uses tools appropriate to higher level skilled positions. 

 

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. 

  • Locates and/or traces service lines and stop boxes as requested by customer, plumber, public utility or other outside agency. 
  • Locates, traces, and records location of all other utilities within the affected area of work prior to making repairs to the distribution system. 
  • Operates computerized/electronic leak detection and locating equipment to survey and pinpoint leaks in the water distribution system and on a contractual basis for other water utilities, plumbers, etc. 
  • Investigates water leaks and low pressure problems to determine source and determines corrective action needed to remedy problem. 
  • Inspects various customer owned water facilities for rules and regulations compliance. 
  • Advises customer of necessary corrections, ensures repairs are made in a timely fashion, grants variances to regulations and terminates service for failure to comply. 
  • Performs various inspection and testing activities to assure new facilities can be accurately located and are leak free. 
  • Interprets blueprints, sketches, and written or oral instructions. 
  • Requests locations of lines and cables of other utilities. 
  • Documents work activities and prepare reports both manually and with a computer. 
  • Maintains and performs minor repairs of electronic equipment to ensure their proper function. 

Decision Making 

Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks. 

 

Leadership Provided 

May oversee temporary or contract workers as needed. 

 

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

  • Knowledge of the operation of the water distribution system and how various issues may affect customers; knowledge of data available for field use in various distribution record systems; knowledge of requirements of cross connection control, devices used, and their installations; knowledge of water utility rules and regulations for customers, and skill in their application. 
  • Proficient analytical/decision making skills; skilled in operating electronic leak detection and locating equipment to accurately locate leaks and underground infrastructure; Skilled in utilizing fault locating equipment to pinpoint tracer failures. 
  • Ability to build and maintain good working relationships with staff members and the public; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to operate a motor vehicle. 

Qualifications

 Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience 

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED). 
  • 1 year of work experience in a water distribution system. 

Preferred Education & Experience 

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) 
  • 3 years' of work experience in a water distribution system. 

Licensures and Certifications 

  • Valid State of Georgia Driver's License required. 
  • Water Distribution Operator's Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment required. 

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment 

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

 

 

Apply at link below

https://atlantaga.taleo.net/careersection/coa_general_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=191609&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York

Water Field Service Representative Senior

City of Atlanta
Salary range: $34,700 - $52,100
Ends: November 10, 2019
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Salary range: $34,700 - $52,100

 

General Description and Classification Standards 

Performs the physical connecting and disconnecting of water supply to customers; reads water meters for service account initiation and termination; installs and removes water meters; and performs related work as required. 

 

This is an experienced, skilled or technical level capable of carrying out most assignments typical of the position or specialty with limited guidance or review. This level would be considered a promotional level and attainable by any incumbents in a work group who demonstrate the necessary knowledge, ability, and performance. Could be the only position in this specialty in a work group or could be part of a general or specialized work team

 

Supervision Received

Works under very general supervision. May work independently or with other skilled or semi-skilled workers with responsibility for completion of assigned tasks. 

 

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

  • Locates and/or traces service lines and stop boxes as requested by customer, plumber, public utility or other outside agency. 
  • Locates, traces, and records location of all other utilities within the affected area of work prior to making repairs to the distribution system. 
  • Operates computerized/electronic leak detection and locating equipment to survey and pinpoint leaks in the water distribution system and on a contractual basis for other water utilities, plumbers, etc. 
  • Investigates water leaks and low pressure problems to determine source and determines corrective action needed to remedy problem. 
  • Inspects various customer owned water facilities for rules and regulations compliance. 
  • Advises customer of necessary corrections, ensures repairs are made in a timely fashion, grants variances to regulations and terminates service for failure to comply. 
  • Performs various inspection and testing activities to assure new facilities can be accurately located and are leak free. 
  • Interprets blueprints, sketches, and written or oral instructions. 
  • Requests locations of lines and cables of other utilities. 
  • Documents work activities and prepare reports both manually and with a computer. 
  • Maintains and performs minor repairs of electronic equipment to ensure their proper function.

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 of the water distribution system and how various issues may affect customers; knowledge of data available for field use in various distribution record systems; knowledge of requirements of cross connection control, devices used, and their installations; knowledge of water utility rules and regulations for customers, and skill in their application. 
  • Proficient analytical/decision making skills; skilled in operating electronic leak detection and locating equipment to accurately locate leaks and underground infrastructure; Skilled in utilizing fault locating equipment to pinpoint failures. 
  • Ability to build and maintain good working relationships with staff members and the public; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to operate a motor vehicle. 

Qualifications

 Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience 

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED). 
  • 3 years' of work experience in a water distribution system 

Preferred Education & Experience 

  • Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study in Construction, Utility Management or related area
  • 5 years' of work experience in a water distribution system 

Licensures and Certifications 

  • Valid State of Georgia Driver's License required. 
  • Water Distribution Operator's Certification required. 

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment 

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

 

Please apply at the link below:

https://atlantaga.taleo.net/careersection/coa_general_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=191603&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York

Water Treatment Plant Operator I, II or III

Carroll County Water Authority
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Ends: November 6, 2019
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Position: Water Treatment Plant Operator I, II or III

Date Needed: Immediately

City: Carrollton

Location: Georgia

Country: United States

Primary Category: Water Operator (all levels)

Salary: Class III $16.00/ hr.; Class I or II – Commensurate with experience and license

Type of Position: Full Time

Education Requirement: High School / GED

Experience Requirement: 6 months minimum

 

The Carroll County Water Authority (CCWA) is seeking a certified operator for its Snake

Creek Water Treatment Plant, where the Micro Floc process is used to treat consistently

low turbidity raw water from the Snake Creek Reservoir. This modern 8 MGD facility is

well maintained and operated as demonstrated by having won the coveted GAWP Plant

of the Year Award in two of the past four years (2012 and 2014) and a 2015 sanitary

survey score that is among the best in Georgia. The successful candidate will be at a

minimum a licensed Class III water plant operator in the State of Georgia, but candidates

with higher license classifications and/or candidates that are dual licensed in both water

and wastewater treatment are desired.

 

CCWA offers competitive wages and benefits, including health/dental/ vision insurance, wage

increases for operators earning higher license certification, performance incentive

bonuses, defined benefit pension plan, 457(b) investment plan, vacation and sick leave

plus educational assistance.

 

How to Apply / Contact

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

Operator/Maint. Tech

Sinclair Water Authority
Ends: October 20, 2019
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Sinclair Water Authority is seeking an Operator/Maint. Tech. for the primary responsibility of a water treatment operator as needed and for maintaining and repairing plant equipment.  Experience in water treatment, electrical equipment, pump repair or  maintenance a plus.  Please visit our website at http://sinclairwaterauthority.com/ for complete job descriptions of the Operator and Maint. Tech position.  You may submit a resume to sinclairwaterauthority@gmail.com or complete an application at 126 Cay Dr in Milledgeville.  Sinclair Water Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Project Manager – Vidalia, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: October 17, 2019
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Assistant Project Manager

Vidalia, Georiga

Assistant Project Manager – Vidalia, GA
ESG Operations, Inc.

Are you an expert in utilities and public works looking for the next step to advance your career? Are you a "hands on" leader who enjoys the rewards and challenges of supervising teams? Are you passionate about your work and determined to be successful? As Assistant Project Manager with ESG Operations’ Vidalia, GA team you will be able to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of the people of your community.
 
Responsibilities:
As an active, hands-on member of our team, you will work in the field with employees to complete work orders and operate water/wastewater plant.  Your duties will include:

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

 Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, college degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license, CDL preferred
  • 5 or more years of experience in Utilities, Public Works and/or Collection & Distribution systems
  • Class 1 Georgia Water and/or Wastewater license preferred but not required
  • Possess exemplary leadership, communications, and team-building skills
  • Strong detail-oriented work style
  • Proven experience in making sound financial, technical, and human resources decisions
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications

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

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

www.esginc.net
 

 

UTILITIES ENGINEER

City of Calhoun
Ends: October 16, 2019
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JOB OPENING:  UTILITIES ENGINEER

 

The City of Calhoun is seeking an EIT graduate Engineer.  Under the guidance of a licensed Professional Engineer, the successful candidate will perform a diverse range of engineering tasks.  The tasks will include planning and designing water and sewer projects, contract administration and construction management, preparing contract documents, surveying using GPS equipment, inspecting construction projects, performing hydraulic modeling, taking classes to be certified in Erosion Control measures, and learning to use AutoCAD, ArcGIS and Microsoft Office.  Must have strong writing and interpersonal skills.

 

Email resume to David Burnett, Engineering Manager at dburnett@calnet.ga-net.

 

Senior Water and Wastewater Technician

Town of Thunderbolt
Ends: October 16, 2019
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POSITION

Senior Water and Wastewater Technician

 

DEPARTMENT

Public Works

 

DIRECT SUPERVISOR

Public Works Manager

 

COMPENSATION RANGE

BOE

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for supervising and participating in the repair of water and sewer mains and lines.  Cut asphalt to reach water and sewer lines, and repair utility cuts necessitated by water and sewer repairs.  Perform preventive maintenance on equipment and lift stations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS (MINIMUM)

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Valid Driver’s License with No Infractions in 2 Years.
  • One Year of Backhoe Experience.
  • Communicate Clearly and Concisely in Written and Oral Form.
  • Standard Masonry Skills.     
  • Must Possess or Successfully Obtain Waste Water Collection or Water Distribution License Within One Calendar Year of Hire.

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Maintains and Repairs Town Buildings.
  • Maintains and Repairs Streets and Roads.
  • Repairs Water and Sewer Lines and Mains.
  • Maintains and Repairs Lift Stations.
  • Maintains Equipment in Working Order.
  • Meter Reads, Installation, and Repairs.

 

PERSONAL CONTACTS

  • Contacts are with the Public Works Management, Co-Workers, Other Town Personnel, and Members of the General Public.

 

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS

  • Contacts are to Provide Services, Exchange Information, or Resolve Problems.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Work is Performed While Intermittently Sitting, Standing, Stooping, Bending, or Crouching.  The Employee Frequently Lifts Light and Heavy Objects, and Uses Tools or Equipment Requiring a High Degree of Skill and Dexterity.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work is Performed in a Shop or Outdoors.  The Employee may be Exposed to Noise, Dust, Dirt, Grease, Water, Wastewater, Machinery with Moving Parts, Inclement Weather, Varying Degrees of Heat and Cold Associated with the Climate.
  • During Emergencies the Employee maybe Required to Report to Work as a Member of the Disaster Relief Team.

 

APPLICATION URL

http://www.thunderboltga.org/Portals/Thunderbolt/Forms/Employment%20Application%2003_13_2018.pdf

 

Water Distribution Serviceman

City of Monroe
$29,770 to $44,655
Ends: October 14, 2019

Deputy General Manager

Responsible for overall operational management of the Authority.
Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority
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DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER

 

Date Posted:

June 17, 2019

Organization:

Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority

Location:

Peachtree City, Georgia

Type of Position:

Full-Time

Education Requirement:

High School Diploma required, Bachelor's Degree prefered

Experience Requirement:

10 or more years

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience

Reports to:

General Manager

 

General Responsibilities:

The Deputy General Manager position is responsible for the overall operational management of the Authority including the financial, technical, maintenance and repair, operational, developmental, public relations, and administrative functions. Position requires the exercise of independent judgment and discretion in meeting the objectives established under policies established by the General Manager and Authority Board, as well as regulatory agencies.

 

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the operations of the Authority and its staff. Regularly meets with department management and other staff to discuss operational issues.
  • Monitor operations while continually evaluating and implementing operational improvements.
  • Assist with implementation of rules, regulations and administrative policies for internal operations.
  • Hire and manage a diverse staff of employees, both directly and through subordinates. Assist with payrolls and perform other necessary supervisory functions.
  • Assist with budget preparation and monitoring including recommendations and regular budget updates to the Authority Board.
  • Coordinate with regulatory agencies and other political organizations to establish and maintain good working relationships. Represent the Authority at a variety of public meetings and make presentations as necessary.
  • Ensure the provision of adequate treatment and compliance with all regulatory permits including urban reuse quality water.
  • Maintain awareness of advances in technological activities. Encourage staff to maintain professional and technical expertise and skills.
  • Perform other related work as necessary.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles and methods of public utility administration and wastewater treatment design and operation.
  • Knowledge of rate determination and financing principles and practices relating to public utilities, including billing and utility accounting.
  • Knowledge of general business administration including financial management, general accounting, program planning, and budget development and monitoring.
  • Knowledge of supervisory, affirmative action, and related personnel laws, rules, policies and practices. Ability to hire, terminate, train, and supervise professional and support staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, including the ability to make presentations to groups.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, government officials, water planning districts, governmental agencies, the media, the public, and other stakeholders.

 

Training and Experience:

Ten or more years of responsible supervision of personnel and administrative experience as a division manager or supervisor with a public utility or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction management, environmental engineering, business management, public administration, or similar field preferred but not required. Experience related to theTypical Duties and Responsibilities and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities outlined above will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree. Certification as a Class I Wastewater Treatment Operator or Class I Wastewater Collection Operator in the State of Georgia is required.

 

How to Apply / Contact:

Email a professional resume to jobs@pcwasa.org with PTCWASA Deputy General Manager in the subject line, or mail a professional resume to:

PTCWASA Deputy General Manager

C/O Dan Davis

1039 Sullivan Road, Suite 200

Newnan, Georgia 30265

 

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/