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WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR I, II, III, or TRAINEE

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

Hiring Agency: City of Sparta

Ends: Open Until Filled

Reports To: Water Treatment Superintendent

Pay: Depending on Qualifications

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The following qualifications may award preference during the selection process:

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

Contact               Shane Harper, Water Treatment Superintendent

                            shane@cityofsparta.org

                             770-776-9284   

                             or

                             Sparta City Hall

                             706-444-5753

Applications accepted at Sparta City Hall or via email.                   

Water Treatment Operator

Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A.
Ends: August 17, 2020
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Good Salary with Excellent Family Benefits and Employee Retirement Plan

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

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

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

Applications can be picked up in person at

Ellijay Gilmer County W.S.A

1023 Progress Road

Ellijay Ga 30540

Resumes can be sent to gnixwtp@ellijay.com

Utility Inspector

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

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

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

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

Utility Inspector

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

Job Summary:

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

 Essential Functions:

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

Knowledge Required by the Position:

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

Complexity and Scope of Work:

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

 

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

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

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

 

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

 

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

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

 

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

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

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

 

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

 

  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

 

Water Utility Technician Savannah/ Chatham area

Water Utility Management
Ends: November 3, 2020
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Job Title

Water Utility Technician

Reports To

Water Utility Area Leader

Department

Field Service and Operations

 

Job Purpose

 

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

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

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

40%

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

30%

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

20%

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

5%

  1. Perform other job-related duties as required.

5%

 

Qualifications & Experience

 

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

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

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

 

Working Conditions

 

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

 

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

 

Physical/Other Requirements

 

This position requires an extreme amount of physical activity. 

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

 

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

Direct Reports

 

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

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

 

CustomerCare@waterga.com

Water Utility Technician in Training Savannah/ Chatham area

Water Utility Management
Ends: November 3, 2020
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Job Title

Water Utility Technician in Training

Reports To

Water Utility Area Leader

Department

Field Service and Operations

 

Job Purpose

 

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

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

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

30%

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

30%

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

25%

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

5%

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

5%

  1. Perform other job-related duties as required.

5%

 

Qualifications & Experience

 

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

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

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

 

Working Conditions

 

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

 

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

 

Physical/Other Requirements

 

This position requires an extreme amount of physical activity. 

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

 

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

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

 

CustomerCare@waterga.com

Wastewater Maintenance Supervisor

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

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

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

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

Wastewater Maintenance Supervisor 6.25.2020

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

Job Summary:

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

 Essential Functions:

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • Processes work orders and ensure completion.

 

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

 

  • Oversees and implements the plants' preventative maintenance program.

 

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

 

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

Knowledge Required by the Position:

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Complexity and Scope of Work:

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

 

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

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

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

 

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

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III

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

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

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

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

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III

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

Job Summary:

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

 Essential Functions:

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

 

  • Makes process control decisions for permitted effluent discharge.

 

  • Ensures compliance with safe work policies and procedures.

 

  • Performs equipment checks and general equipment maintenance.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • Performs related duties.

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:

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

 

  • Knowledge of chemistry, mathematics, and biology.

 

  • Knowledge of safe work principles and practices.

 

  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

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

 

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

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

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

 

  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

 

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

 

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

 

Distribution and collection system work

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

 

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

Water Distribution Technician

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


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


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


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


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


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

Senior Financial Analyst

Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission
$42.21 – $46.96/hour
Ends: October 25, 2020
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Employment Opportunity – Senior Financial Analyst

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

Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst
Open Date: June 30, 2020
Close Date: Open until filled
Position Information: Full-time, permanent position
Starting Pay Range: $42.21 – $46.96/hour

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

Senior Financial Analyst_06.30.2020

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

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the overall management of the agency's financial and budget management functions. This position assumes the Director of Finance’s duties in the Director’s absence.

 Essential Functions:

  • Manages financial recording and reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) guidelines. Assists with the annual audit including related activities and reports.

 

  • Maintains knowledge of local and state laws, regulations, and policies for financial reporting and to mitigate risks in financial performance.

 

  • Develops, prepares and provides financial statements, budgetary reports, economic analyses and other status reports as required.

 

  • Creates materials for presentations to public officials, staff and other groups as necessary and participates in the presentations to convey financial issues and concerns as the need dictates.

 

  • Assists in developing, reviewing, implementing and documenting department procedures and practices under the direction of the Director of Finance.

 

  • Coordinates the development of the agency’s budget, including working with departments to prepare monthly budget analysis, maintaining records of budget transfers and approved changes, ensuring accuracy of budget data in system and assisting in publishing completed budget.

 

  • Provides analysis of cost and revenue trends to support the Director of Finance in monitoring and managing budgetary issues throughout the fiscal year.

 

  • Supports agency rate and fee analysis, analyzes working capital, and analyzes and maintains data used in financial forecasts. Participates in long-term financial planning relating to agency operations.

 

  • Assists with financial activities and required administrative functions related to employee benefits (i.e., health insurance, pensions).

 

  • Assists with submission of and subsequent management of grants and capital improvement financing packages.

 

  • Assists the Director of Finance with agency’s banking and investment activity.

 

  • Oversees the agency’s Customer Information System and Financials software packages, and manages user access in conjunction with the agency’s Information Technology staff.

 

  • Works effectively toward specific project objectives on time and within designated budget.

 

  • Performs related duties.

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Knowledge of local government or public utility finance and accounting principles and practices.

 

  • Knowledge of local government finance and accounting laws, rules and regulations.

 

  • Knowledge of budget development and management principles.

 

  • Knowledge of debt management principles.

 

  • Knowledge of financial and billing software programs and database use.

 

  • Knowledge in the development of reporting for management and supervisor use in tracking budgets and key performance indicators.

 

  • Knowledge of GAAP and GASB standards.

 

  • Knowledge of Federal and State grant programs and procedures.

 

  • Skill in analyzing financial and statistical data and preparing related reports.

 

  • Skill in effective oral and written communication.

 

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with local officials and user agencies and jurisdictions.

 

  • Skill in planning, organizing and directing the work of others.

Supervisory Controls:

The Director of Finance assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.

Guidelines:

Guidelines include GASB and GAAP guidelines, industry best practices, relevant state and federal laws, and agency policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application. This position develops department guidelines.

Complexity and Scope of Work:

  • The work consists of varied management and supervisory duties. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the work.

 

  • The purpose of this position is to manage the financial functions of the Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission. Successful performance promotes the effective and efficient operation of the agency in compliance with all relevant guidelines, legal, financial and accounting requirements.

Contacts:

  • Contacts are typically with JWSC employees, Commission members, elected and appointed officials, attorneys, contractors, vendors, customers, government regulators, and members of the general public.

 

  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table.

 

  • The work is typically performed in an office.

 

Supervisory and Management Responsibility:

 

This position has direct supervision over Billing Supervisor (1), Collections Specialist (1), and Accounts Receivable Coordinator (1).

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in accounting.

 

  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to manage and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.

 

  • CPA preferred.

 

  • 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.

 

  • Ability to be bonded.

Director of Finance

Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission
$49.59-$51.83/hour
Ends: October 25, 2020
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Employment Opportunity – Director of Finance

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

Job Title: Director of Finance
Open Date: June 30, 2020
Close Date: Open until filled
Position Information: Full-time, permanent position
Starting Pay Range: $49.59-$51.83/hour

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

Director of Finance_06.30.2020

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

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the overall management of the Commission's financial functions.

 Essential Functions:

  • Plans,  organizes,  directs,  and  controls  all  financial  procedures  and  methods;  administers  budget preparation and control, accounting, revenue collection, and investment.

 

  • Administers and advises on capital improvement financing, particularly the area of revenue bond financing.

 

  • Directs accounting activities; reviews accounting procedures and policies; recommends changes or modifications designed to increase efficiency and effectiveness.

 

  • Advises division heads and other officers on accounting policies; interprets and applies policies to various JWSC functions; makes special accounting studies and analyses of various activities of the JWSC.

 

  • Prepares special financial statements, budgetary reports and other status reports for the Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director and the JWSC.

 

  • Manages financial recording and reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) guidelines.

 

  • Develops, reviews, and implements department procedures and practices.

 

  • Directs agency’s banking and investment activities.

 

  • Oversees financial activities and required administrative functions related to employee benefits (i.e., health insurance, pensions).

 

  • Coordinates with the Board of Commissioners, the Executive Director and the Deputy Executive Director to develop and implement agency policies and procedures.

 

  • Performs related duties.

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Knowledge of local government finance and accounting principles and practices.

 

  • Knowledge of local government finance and accounting laws, rules and regulations.

 

  • Knowledge of budget development and management principles.

 

  • Knowledge of debt management principles.

 

  • Knowledge of computer and job-related software programs.

 

  • Knowledge of GAAP and GASB standards.

 

  • Skill in analyzing financial data and preparing related reports.

 

  • Skill in effective oral and written communication.

 

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with local officials and user agencies and jurisdictions.

 

  • Skill in planning, organizing and directing the work of others.

Supervisory Controls:

The Director of Finance assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.

Guidelines:

Guidelines include GASB and GAAP guidelines, industry best practices, relevant state and federal laws, and agency policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application. This position develops department guidelines.

Complexity and Scope of Work:

  • The work consists of varied management and supervisory duties. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the work.

 

  • The purpose of this position is to direct the financial functions of the Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission. Successful performance ensures the effective and efficient operation of the agency and in compliance with all relevant guidelines and legal requirements.

Contacts:

  • Contacts are typically with JWSC employees, Commission members, elected and appointed officials, attorneys, contractors, vendors, customers, government regulators, and members of the general public.

 

  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters.

 

 

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table.

 

  • The work is typically performed in an office.

 

Supervisory and Management Responsibility:

 

This position has direct supervision over Senior Accountant (1), Senior Financial Analyst (1), and Accounts Payable Coordinator (1).

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.

 

  • 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 license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

 

  • Ability to be bonded.

 

  • CPA preferred.

 

WATER/SEWER CREWMAN UTILITIES DEPARTMENT

City of Cornelia
Ends: October 25, 2020
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WATER/SEWER CREWMAN

UTILITIES DEPARTMENT

 

 

REPORTS TO: Water & Sewer Supervisor       

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

PAY GRADE:

 

Purpose of Job

 

 

The purpose of this job is to maintain the City’s Water and Sewer System under the direction of a Distribution Operator or Water Sewer Supervisor. The WS Crewman will be required to perform the routine maintenance, corrective maintenance and new installation of the City’s water distribution and sewer collection system.

 

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.

 

Safely and as manufacturers’ recommendations describes, use hand tools, power tools, sewer jetting machine, tapping machine, sewer camera, utility locating equipment etc. in maintenance or installation of water mains, sanitary sewer lines and service taps.

 

Cleans roadways of mud and debris due to water main breaks or leaks.

 

Maintain warehouse stock and track materials used in daily activities on work orders.

 

Performs minor repairs on equipment; performs preventive maintenance on equipment and trucks.

 

Responds to emergency and stand-by calls on a 24-hour daily basis.

 

Must be able to respond within 40 minutes when on-call.

 

Reads and interprets water & sewer maps.

 

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

 

Performs traffic control setup for work sites.

 

Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Has general knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of Water & Sewer Department as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Crewman. Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department. Has the ability to communicate effectively with supervisor 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. Has a good working knowledge of policies and procedures pertaining to utility construction, improvements and maintenance, of traffic laws, and of other procedures and methods as required in the performance of duties.  Be able to drive manual transmission.

 

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

 

High school diploma or equivalent required, experience involving construction, equipment operation, and maintenance labor or related; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position Requires Georgia Department of Transportation Flagging certification, soil erosion certification or be able to obtain within 6 months of employment. Require a valid driver's license. Prefer CDL.

 

 

(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 dump truck, tractor, backhoe, boring machine, small truck, jackhammer, gas-powered saw, crewman tools, power tools, shovel, mattock, probe rod.  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. Must be able to work in and around raw sewage, inclement weather and high pressure unregulated water flows.  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 receiving assignments and/or directions from co-workers or assistants / from supervisors. Requires the ability to follow directions, instructions, and methods and procedures. Requires the ability to speak to people with poise, voice control, and confidence.  Requires the ability to learn and understand basic principles and techniques; to acquire and be able to expound on knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.

 

 

VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, and to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical and professional languages including electrical terminology.  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape, visually and with electrical equipment.

 

MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using equipment.  Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as equipment, vehicles, and tools. Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.  Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color. Requires the ability to deal with people. Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.  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, two-way radio.

WRF Shift Supervisor (Night)

City of Gainesville Department of Water Resources
$36,337.60 - $56,326.40 Annually
Ends: October 18, 2020
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Summary

Supervises, oversees and directs the operations of WRF on an assigned shift by planning and directing the work of subordinate employees who operate equipment designed to filter and purify raw sewage and return it to local streams, creeks, and lakes.
 
 

Job Duties

Serves as lead operator resolving problems that arise during shift. Responsible for requesting additional assistance if needed.
 
Inspects plant equipment and process units; monitors the operations of presses, lifters, dissolved oxygen tanks, aeration tanks and incinerators to assure all are functioning properly.
 
Determines the cause and location of deficiencies, malfunctions, or maladjustments; isolates the problem and sees it is resolved.
 
Assigns the operators to their work assignments on the presses, DAF units, or secondary/terirary processes; prepares work schedules; trains new operators; approves vacation and sick leave for shift workers.
 
Monitors the collection of samples and diagnoses test results on plant effluent; analyzes and interprets meter and gauge readings; applies information in the amount of alum, polymer, chlorine and other chemicals added to clean the water.
 
Delegates the operations of valves, pumps, and generators to control the flow of wastewater through the plant.
 
Maintains a comprehensive record and daily operations log on the amount of chemicals used and the gallons of wastewater  treated.
 
Ensures plant laboratory and all other areas of the WRF are kept clean.
 
Performs other related duties as required.
 
Employee subject to recall to duty in cases of emergency.
 
 

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:
 
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
 
Three years experience in wastewater treatment.
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.
 
Licenses and Certifications:
 
Class I Georgia Wastewater Treatment Operator License
 
Valid Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of all phases of operations at a wastewater treatment facility.
 
Knowledge of mechanics and repair techniques for water pumps, presses, and incinerators.
 
Knowledge of hydraulics, electricity, and chemicals used in wastewater treatment.
 
Knowledge of chemistry and biology.
 
Ability to perform calculations regarding amounts of chemicals found in wastewater and to decide on the amount of chemicals to add in treatment.
 
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinate staff.
 
Occasional lifting of up to fifty pounds.
 
Ability to climb up to seventy stairs.
 
 

Supplemental Information

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

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

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gainesvillega/jobs/2606199/wrf-shift-supervisor-night

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Jasper
Ends: October 16, 2020
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FULL TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY
The City of Japer is taking applications for a Water Treatment Plant Operator. This position performs duties related to the operation of the water treatment plant.


JOB SUMMARY
Duties consist of collecting water samples; conducting water analysis tests and making necessary adjustments; ensuring plant operations are in compliance with operating guidelines; determining proper flow rates for demand and proper chemical feed rates and adjusting chemical levels; monitoring Waste Water Plant charts via video to check flows and return sludge levels; backwashing filters; performing building and grounds maintenance as needed; performing minor corrective maintenance on plant equipment; maintaining treatment records; answering phones, providing assistance, taking messages and directing calls.
Candidate must be able to work 12 hour shifts for 7 days, followed by 7 days off.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of water treatment processes
  • Knowledge of basic math and chemistry and the ability to apply to the water treatment process
  • Knowledge of computer systems
  • Skill in problem solving
  • Skill in oral and written communication
  • Ability to understand mechanical problems and to use common hand tools and other related equipment
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Ability to adjust work schedule to perform necessary duties
  • Ability to handle confidential matters

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Georgia Driver’s License
  • Possession of or ability to obtain Georgia Class III Water Operator Certification within one year from hire date.

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

Water Treatment Plant Operato

City of Japer
Ends: October 16, 2020

Assistant Project Manager

ESG Operations, Inc. - Augusta, Georgia
ESG Operations, Inc
Ends: October 15, 2020
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Are you an expert in Wastewater Plant Operations?  Are you a "hands on" leader who enjoys the rewards and challenges of supervising teams? Are you passionate about your work and determined to be successful? As Assistant Project Manager with ESG Operations, Inc’s Augusta, GA team you will be able to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of the people of your community.

Responsibilities:

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

 
Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, college degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license, CDL preferred
  • 5 or more years of experience in Wastewater Operations
  • Possess exemplary leadership, communications, and team-building skills
  • Strong detail-oriented work style
  • Proven experience in making sound financial, technical, and human resources decisions
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
  • Prefer candidates that are willing to live within 30 minutes of the City of Augusta, Georgia 

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

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

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

Operator/Maintenance Technician

U.S. Water Services Corporation/USW Utility Group
Ends: October 12, 2020
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Operator/Maintenance Technician
Experienced
Peachtree City - Peachtree, GA
Part Time
 
Job Description

The Water/Wastewater Operator operates and maintains water treatment Facilities at one or more plants, processing, and testing equipment in a water treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements. The Operator troubleshoots and diagnoses operational problems and takes corrective action per procedure and process knowledge. S/he monitors flow meters, gauges, flow ratios, pressures and related controls through instrument panels and programmable logic control units in assigned area. Monitors and records operating conditions observations and data in area shift log. Ensures conformance to process specifications; Verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to supervisor; Performs routine and preventative maintenance and maintenance related items as assigned; Performs field laboratory tests (chemical and physical) in order to pace chemical dosages for efficient process control; Ensures that all safety and environmental requirements are consistently achieved including strict compliance.

 

Requirements:

  • A dual or single licensed operator that is also proficient in maintenance/mechanical;
  • Operations and maintenance duties dependent on the type of license held.
  • Valid Driver’s Licenses
  • Locale in the area
  • Work flexible hours
  • On-call at times,
  • Basic understanding of electrical, mechanical issues,
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs., physically able to shovel, etc.
  • Assist in maintenance projects when not operating plants.

 

Compensation and Benefits: Pay is commensurate with experience and market reflective.

 

US Water offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long-term disability, Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, uniforms and 401(k) with company match for full-time employees.

 

U.S. Water Services Corporation/USW Utility Group offers competitive wages and benefits and is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

APPLY HEREhttps://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=8759&clientkey=6DD4591AD380FF9AE6EA2E6FA8E547D7

Maintenance Technician

U.S. Water Services Corporation/USW Utility Group
Ends: October 12, 2020
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Maintenance Technician
Experienced
Jackson, GA - ,
Full Time
 
Job Description

GENERAL PURPOSE
Under supervision, performs construction, maintenance and/or repair on water and wastewater utility system equipment and company facilities as directed.

DUTIES
Responsibilities include the following:

  1. Assist in the investigation of utility systems and troubleshoot and correct electrical, mechanical and piping problems as experience and training allows and as directed by Lead Maintenance Mechanic.  Pull, repair, and analyze mechanical equipment (pumps, motors, submersibles, etc.) as necessary to complete required repairs.  Assist in the installation of new utility system improvements and other water and wastewater utility related projects.
  2. Responds to maintenance schedules for equipment and vehicles. Assures the proper maintenance duties are performed.  Responds to emergency calls as designated.
  3. Assists with the proper maintenance of equipment of plant, collection or distribution facilities; may drive a company vehicle and is responsible for appearance, maintenance and organization of vehicle and tool inventory. 
  4. Works with other maintenance employees and assists in coordinating the efficient use of allocated labor and supplies for day-to-day requirements. 
  5. Responsible for keeping maintenance records up-to-date including work orders and related forms.
  6. May assist in other duties such as reading meters, cleaning and clearing activities, painting, project punch-out, loading and unloading materials.
  7. Act as trainee if designated, in regard to operation of heavy equipment (backhoe, excavator, tractor, etc.).
  8. Perform lift station inspections including cleaning, properly setting level controls, cleaning wet well walls, documenting hour meter readings and calculating run times, trim/cut grass and weed as needed, test alarm/communication systems weekly and report abnormalities to the Lead Technician.
  9. Manhole inspections including completing the report on each manhole and meeting the minimum quantities required.
  10. Fire hydrant maintenance including flushing, greasing, painting and completing the report on each hydrant and completing the minimum quantities required.
  11. Assist Operator in all functions as directed and needed by the operator

  12. Mowing of spray fields

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Must possess mobility to work in wastewater treatment plants and related facilities; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and to operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; color vision to read gauges and identify appurtenances; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio.  The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards.  Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment.  Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect work sites.  Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 75 pounds and heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS

Employees work mainly outdoors, and partially indoors, and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.  Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Motor Vehicle Operator License (Drivers License)
  • Ability to demonstrate a level of mechanical electrical or plumbing aptitude

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Water Distribution License
  • Expert in performing mechanical, electrical and/or plumbing abilities

 

U.S. Water Services Corporation/USW Utility Group offers competitive wages and benefits and is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

APPLY HERE

Municipal Services Director/Project Manager ESG Operations - Eatonton/Putnam County, Georgia

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: October 11, 2020
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Municipal Services Director/Project Manager
ESG Operations - Eatonton/Putnam County, Georgia
 

Are you driven to succeed in your career in utilities management? Are you a "hands on" leader with extensive municipal utility field experience? Are you interested in leading a team of people to personal and group success while assuring customer satisfaction? As Project Manager with ESG Operations, you will be able to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of the people of your community.

ESG Operations, Inc. is actively seeking a Project Manager for our Eatonton/Putnam County, GA Project. In this position, you will be responsible for operations and maintenance of a 1.1 MGD wastewater treatment system, the collection & distribution systems, meter reading, customer service, and utility administration. You will also manage a staff of 20 full time employees.   We are looking for candidates willing to live within 30 miles of Eatonton that are ready to use their extensive field experience to lead our team to success.

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

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

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

Corporate Lab Director ESG Operations, Inc

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: October 11, 2020
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Corporate Lab Director
ESG Operations, Inc
 
Are you passionate about Water and Wastewater Lab Operations? Are you a hands-on leader who would thrive being the company expert for technical analysis and regulatory information? Are you driven to develop award winning labs? As Corporate Lab Director with ESG Operations, Inc. you will be able to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of the people of your community.

ESG Operations, Inc.
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 of our success.
 
We are seeking a highly motivated Corporate Lab Director to oversee our lab operations with responsibility for regulatory compliance; analytic support of municipal water and wastewater plant operations; and industrial pretreatment programs.  We are looking for a senior level, hands-on lab expert with experience managing water and wastewater labs.  Additionally, this position will oversee administration of Industrial Pretreatment Programs and their compliance with regulatory criteria.
 
In this position, you would be responsible for the leadership and operations of Water and Wastewater Labs throughout the ESG Operations, Inc footprint.  You would plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of the Laboratory Staff; oversee all analyses and QA/QC procedures; manage budgets; ensure compliance; direct Industrial Pretreatment Programs and manage special projects.  We are looking for candidates willing to travel at least 50% of the time.
 
As a senior member of the ESG Operations team, you would:
 

  • Maintain Quality Assurance/Quality Control Program as a whole, including QA/QC Manual, control charts, SOP’s, and auditing lab performance.
  • Implement, evaluate and train laboratory personnel on determination of PQL’s and MDL’s for ESG environmental laboratories.
  • Plan and implement short and long-term goals to ensure efficient organization and completion of work. 
  • Plan, schedule, and communicate all efforts required to maintain the effective Lab operations and regulatory compliance.
  • Evaluate prospective projects for compliance with sampling and testing compliance with 40 CFR 136 and State Rules and Regulations. Budget Laboratory cost for startup and routine laboratory testing. Select equipment, supplies and reagents required for laboratory operation. Train and motivate lab personnel to perform at ESG’s high and exacting standards.
  • Provide Industrial Pretreatment Program guidance including program development, implementation, and negotiations.  Responsible for oversight, supervision, and direction to staff implementing programs.
  • Work with project locations, industrial users, EPA and state regulators, and clients to administer permits to control discharge to the wastewater treatment plants of hazardous pollutants and conventional pollutants.
  • Prepare Local Limits Evaluations based on changes in Federal and State regulations, plant design and conditions and industrial loadings.
  • Providing consultation to engineering, technical, and operations staff on technical analysis related issues
  • Assist with award preparation and presentation.
  • Maintain knowledge of current regulations and work with county, state and federal government in enforcing EPA and State regulations in water and water pollution control.  Keep abreast of all legislative activities related to pretreatment standards and requirements.
  • Assist in the training and development of new personnel.
  • Evaluate costs or laboratory analysis. Work with equipment and reagent suppliers, contract laboratories and ESG laboratories to optimize ESG laboratory costs.
  • Manage special projects and assist in research and development in new areas of analysis and procedures. 

Qualifications: 

  • Requires Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience supplemented by courses in chemistry, biology and math.   Master’s Degree in related field preferred.
  • Ten years’ management experience in a water or wastewater laboratory performing standard physical and chemical tests.
  • Five years of experience with Industrial Pretreatment Programs.
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license and meet minimum driving standards.
  • Possess State Board of Examiners Water & Wastewater Laboratory Analyst license, or ability to obtain. 

 

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

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

Learn more about ESG Operations, Inc. and our other opportunities at http://esginc.net.
 

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

 

Wastewater Operator ESG Operations, Inc. - Augusta, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: October 11, 2020
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Wastewater Operator
ESG Operations, Inc. - Augusta, GA


Are you interested in a career opportunity that would combine your maintenance skills with your love of science?  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.

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

The Position:
We are currently seeking a Wastewater Operator in Training in Augusta, Georgia to join our team that is responsible for the operations of a 6.1 MGD wastewater treatment plant.  We are looking for candidates with relevant work experience, preferably with a Valid Wastewater Operator License in Georgia, but will consider college graduates with a degree in chemistry or biology and candidates with relevant experience.
 
Responsibilities:
As a Wastewater Operator with ESG Operations you will:

  • Operate wastewater plants, monitor all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Operate water pumping mechanisms to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts to include:
  • Operate pumps, valves, turbines and electric motors to transfer, distribute and regulate pressure flow of raw and processed water
  • Monitor panel boards and adjusts controls to regulate flow and distribution of water
  • Cut grass, clean tanks, sweep & mop floors, clean equipment and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility; 
  • Collect samples and perform various tests such as pH, D.O., and CL2 residual; analyze results and make process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor
  • Document readings, test results, equipment adjustments and enter data into a computer data base for record maintenance and to produce periodic and special reports
  • Transfer various chemicals from one container to the other.  Make chemical feed adjustments as necessary; Change chlorine cylinders and checks for leaks.  Also adjust feed rate as required. Transport, handle and mix chemicals manually as required.
  • Attend safety classes, reinforces and complies with company safety policies
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks

Qualifications:

  • Familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Valid Wastewater Operator License preferred
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Maintenance experience is helpful

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

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

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

 

Water Operator ESG Operations, Inc. - Clarkesville

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: October 11, 2020
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Water Operator
ESG Operations, Inc. - Clarkesville

Are you a licensed water operator looking the next step in your career? Do you value a strong team atmosphere at a company that rewards your commitment to improvement? Are you passionate about your work and determined to be successful? As a Water Operator with ESG Operations you would be able to use your skills and be rewarded for your successes.

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
 
ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. ESG is dedicated to providing innovative, state-of-the art, environmentally-sound solutions for our partners. We are a cutting-edge company that prides itself in being a leader in utility operations and public works management.  Learn more about us at www.esginc.net.
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.
  

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

Wastewater Operator ESG Operations, Inc. - Hinesville, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: October 11, 2020
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Wastewater Operator
ESG Operations, Inc. - Hinesville, GA


Are you interested in a career opportunity that would combine your maintenance skills with your love of science?  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.

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

The Position:
We are currently seeking a Wastewater Operator Hinesville, Georgia to join our team that is responsible for the operations of a 10 MGD wastewater treatment plant.  We are looking for candidates with relevant work experience, preferably with a Valid Class I or II Wastewater Operator License in Georgia.
 
Responsibilities:
As a Wastewater Operator with ESG Operations you will:

  • Operate wastewater plants, monitor all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Operate water pumping mechanisms to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts to include:
  • Operate pumps, valves, turbines and electric motors to transfer, distribute and regulate pressure flow of raw and processed water
  • Monitor panel boards and adjusts controls to regulate flow and distribution of water
  • Cut grass, clean tanks, sweep & mop floors, clean equipment and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility; 
  • Collect samples and perform various tests such as pH, D.O., and CL2 residual; analyze results and make process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor
  • Document readings, test results, equipment adjustments and enter data into a computer data base for record maintenance and to produce periodic and special reports
  • Transfer various chemicals from one container to the other.  Make chemical feed adjustments as necessary; Change chlorine cylinders and checks for leaks.  Also adjust feed rate as required. Transport, handle and mix chemicals manually as required.
  • Attend safety classes, reinforces and complies with company safety policies
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks

Qualifications:

  • Familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Valid Class II or higher Wastewater Operator License 
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Maintenance experience is helpful

 

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

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

 

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

Water Operator ESG Operations - Waycross

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: October 11, 2020
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Water Operator
ESG Operations - Waycross

Are you a licensed water operator looking the next step in your career? Do you value a strong team atmosphere at a company that rewards your commitment to improvement? Are you passionate about your work and determined to be successful? As a water operator with ESG Operations you would be able to use your skills and be rewarded for your successes.

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

The Position:
We are currently seeking a licensed Water Operator at our Waycross, GA project. This position has responsibility for the successful operation of the water treatment plant. You will need to have hands on maintenance experience, strong attention to detail, experience with data collection and experience in a lab environment. We are looking for you to have meaningful work experience, preferably with a Valid Water Operator License in Georgia, but will consider college graduates with a degree in chemistry or biology or relevant work experience. If you are a highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges, please contact us.

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

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

Qualifications:

  • You will need to be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • A valid Class III or higher Georgia Water Operator License, preferred
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detailed work style

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

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

Apply online at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net f

Wastewater Treatment Operator

Banks County Public Utilities Department
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Ends: September 27, 2020
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Banks County is now accepting applications for a Wastewater 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 depending on level of certification.  See Attached job description.  Email resume’s to: hgee@co.banks.ga.us

Water Treatment Plant Operators-Class I or II license required

Piedmont Water Company
Ends: September 17, 2020
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Water Treatment Plant Operators-Class I or II license required

Piedmont Water Company is opening a water treatment plant and would love for you to join our family!

Requirements:

Valid Class I or  Class II Water Operator license

Prefer minimum of 1-2 years in surface water treatment plant facility

High school diploma or equivalent

Valid Georgia driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment

Ability to work night, day, weekends, and/or holiday shifts

Must pass pre-employment background check & drug screening

 

Duties:

Procure samples for testing

Mix chemicals

Perform general maintenance on equipment

Enter data into a log book or computer spreadsheet or chart

Review and submit data to regulatory bodies

Ability to lift 50+ lbs. frequently

Ability to work alone for shift

Ability to walk up and down stairs and ladders regularly

 

Competitive pay & benefits like medical, life, disability, dental, & vision insurance.  401k program with company match. Paid Time Off program and paid holidays offered. Drug Free Workplace. Please send resumes to employment@piedmontwater.com

Water Treatment Plant Supervisor

Piedmont Water Company
Ends: September 17, 2020
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Water Treatment Plant Supervisor

Piedmont Water Company is opening a water treatment plant and would love for you to join our family!

Requirements:

Valid Georgia Class I  Water Operator’s license

Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in SURFACE Water Treatment Plant facility

Minimum of 3+ years’ supervisory experience

Knowledge of state & federal laws governing WTP facility & of water treatment techniques, application of chemicals, use of equipment, etc.

Excellent communication & problem solving skills

High school diploma or equivalent

Valid Georgia driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment

Ability to work night, day, weekends, and/or holiday shifts

Pre-employment background check & drug screening

Duties:

Manage and oversee daily operations of Water Operators on varying shifts

Oversee all requirements with plant permits, state & federal laws, safety standards, county policies & Company policies

Perform administrative tasks like data entry, generating reports, order supplies, read blue prints, etc.

Develop & oversee Water Operator work schedules, training, discipline issues, etc.

Evaluate & prepare budget & safety procedures for WTP

 

Competitive pay & benefits like medical, life, disability, dental, & vision insurance.  401k program with company match. Paid Time Off program and paid holidays offered. Drug Free Workplace.  Please send resumes to employment@piedmontwater.com

 

Water Plant Operators

City of Milledgeville
Ends: September 15, 2020
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CITY OF MILLEDGEVILLE                       JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:                                 Water Plant Operators

(All Levels: Trainees, Class III, II and Class I)

  

DEPARTMENT:                          Water Treatment Plant #2

SCHEDULE: Full-Time – On Call Duty Work Required

                                                   

SALARY:                                     Negotiable – Dependent upon certification and experience.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:             June 18, 2020 - Until Filled

 

JOB SUMMARY:

             This position is responsible for assisting in the operation of a water treatment plant.  Duties include monitoring treatment processes and making necessary adjustments as indicated by current conditions.   Inspects plant equipment and monitors performance of machinery and equipment used to control the treatment process.  Prepares inspection sheet logs and flow charts; maintains records and prepares reports as required.  Collects water samples and performs standard tests such as ph, chlorine, fluoride, iron, and other tests to control quality.  Receives, logs, and stores incoming chemical and supply shipments. Maintains buildings and grounds, including cutting of grass.

 

 KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Knowledge of water treatment processes
  • Knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, hydraulic principals, and computer skills
  • Knowledge of handling and containing hazardous chemicals such as chlorine and fluoride acid
  • Knowledge of laboratory procedures and safety procedures.

 

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:      

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • State of Georgia Drivers License
  • Possession of or ability to obtain State of Georgia Class III Water Operator Certification within one year after hire date.
  • Ability to operate and maintain plant equipment and machinery
  • Ability to climb ladders and perform work in high places
  • Skill in the use of self-contained breathing apparatus and related equipment
  • Skill in oral and written communications
  • Ability to follow all required safety procedures
  • Willing to travel out of town with some overnight stay
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds over head

 

 Fill out an application on line at www.milledgevillega.us and email it to mgraham@milledgevillega

(Note: The listed duties are illustrative only and are not intended to describe each and every function which may be performed in the job class.  The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position)

Waste Water Collections System Operator

Cherokee County Water And Sewerage Authority
Ends: September 8, 2020
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Waste Water Collections System Operator…Cherokee County Water And Sewerage Authority

 

Must already possess or must obtain a Waste Water Collections Operator license within one year from the date of hire.

 

Operator will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of multiple wastewater lift stations.

 

Applicant must also have the ability to perform general labor including but not limited to operating a boom truck, pulling pumps from wet wells, wiring pumps, facilities & grounds maintenance, heavy lifting, ability to work from a ladder or other aerial equipment, and any other tasks as assigned by supervision.

 

The Authority prefers individual with electrical experience who can learn to troubleshoot control panels and understand electrical schematics.

 

The ability to repair and/or perform preventative maintenance tasks on pumps, motors, valves, and other equipment is required.

 

Basic computer skills with the ability to learn and operate a work order system as well as the ability to interpret electrical and mechanical drawings/plans.

 

Must be dependable, able work on-call status on a systematic basis, and complete work assignments during and/or after normal working hours as required.

 

Competitive pay, on-the-job paid training, and exceptional benefits included!

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer and a certified Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace.

 

Apply: https://bit.ly/2BNJGPq

Questions: 770-479-1813 (HR Department)

WATER PLANT OPERATOR II

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

 

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

                        WATER TREATMENT PLANT (Job # 781920)

           

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

 

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

 

 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

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

 

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

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

SPECIFIC DUTIES

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A.
Ends: August 17, 2020
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Water Treatment Plant Operator - Good Salary with Excellent Benefits and Retirement

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

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

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

Applications can be picked up in person at

Ellijay Gilmer County W.S.A

1023 Progress Road

Ellijay Ga 30540

Resumes can be sent to gnixwtp@ellijay.com

Maintenance Mechanic

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020

Reservoir Maintenance Team Lead

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020

Wastewater Plant Operator

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020

Operations Team Leader

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020

Water Plant Supervisor

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

Water System

Paygrade      20     

FLSA           Exempt

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

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

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

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

 

  • Knowledge of reservoir operations.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • Skill in training others.

 

  • Skill in dealing with the public.

 

  • Skill in interpersonal relations.

 

  • Skill in maintaining records and preparing reports.

 

  • Skill in problem solving.

 

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

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

 

GUIDELINES

 

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

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

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

 

  • The purpose of this position is to ensure that the proper treatment of drinking water occurs on a continuous basis in a safe and effective manner.  Successful performance contributes to well-trained and prepared staff.

 

CONTACTS

                                                

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other county employees, regulatory agencies, vendors, and members of the general public.

 

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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

 

This position  has direct supervision over assigned personnel.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

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

 

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

 

  • Valid GA Class C Driver’s License.

 

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

 

Water Operator I, II, III

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY
None.


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

Watershed Plant Operator Class I (Drinking Water)

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

 

Posting Expires: 10/13/19

Salary range:

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

 

General Description and Classification Standards

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

 

Supervision Received

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

Decision Making

Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.

 

Leadership Provided

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

 

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

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

 

Qualifications

 

Class I - Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

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

 

Licensures and Certifications

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

 

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

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR Class I, II or III

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

Class I, II or III

UTILITIES/WATER TREATMENT

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

 

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

 

 

REPORTS TO: Water Supervisor

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

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

 

Purpose of Job

 

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

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Operates and maintains dual media filters.

 

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

 

Performs bacteriological tests.

 

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

 

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

 

Adds potassium permanganate and phosphate to water supply.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Performs related shift duties as required.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

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

 

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

 

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

 

 

                            (ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED

                                            TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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