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Wastewater Operator - Forsyth

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: May 17, 2020
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Wastewater Operator
ESG Operations, Inc.
Forsyth County (Suwanee), GA

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

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

Qualifications:

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

 

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

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

Wastewater Operator in Hinesville, Georgia

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: May 17, 2020
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Wastewater Operator
ESG Operations, Inc.
Hinesville, GA


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

Responsibilities:

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

 
Qualifications:

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

 
Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
 
ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

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

Wastewater and/or Water Operator Clarkesville

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: May 17, 2020
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Wastewater and/or Water Operator
ESG Operations, Inc.

Clarkesville, GA



We are currently seeking a Water and/or Wastewater 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 or Wastewater Operator's license is preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate water and/or wastewater 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 and/or Wastewater Operator License 
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detail-oriented work style
  •  

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
 
ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

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

Maintenance Technician – Water and Wastewater Treatment Hinesville

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: May 17, 2020
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Maintenance Technician – Water and Wastewater Treatment
ESG Operations

Hinesville, GA

ESG Operations, Inc. is looking for a Maintenance Technician with electrical and/or mechanical experience for our Hinesville, GA location.  Job duties will include preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repairing equipment including engines, pumps and motors in Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants. 

Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose malfunctions and determine corrective action
  • Perform skilled mechanical work on engines, pumps, motors, and other industry-related equipment
  • Estimate cost and time for all aspects of maintenance, repair, and construction
  • Read, interpret, and work from blueprints, drawings, sketches, plans, and mechanical illustrations
  • Ability to assess 120 and 480 volt electrical systems and perform the necessary repairs
  • Perform clerical tasks as needed
  • Gather and document information/data for reporting on behalf of area of responsibility

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma  
  • Experience with programming PLCs, low voltage controls, pump maintenance and repairs, control panel and electronic components, and welding.
  • Valid GA Driver’s License.

 

Compensation is commensurate with experience along with a generous benefits and bonus plan. Full benefits are available including health, dental, life insurance, employer contribution 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is one of the fastest growing utility management companies in the Southeast,. We provide full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities.

Learn more about us and apply today at http://esginc.net.  

Wastewater Mechanic Rockdale County

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: May 17, 2020
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Wastewater Mechanic
ESG Operations, Inc.

Rockdale County (Conyers), GA
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is one of the fastest growing utility management companies in the Southeast, currently providing operations services across the Southeastern United States.  We are currently seeking a Wastewater Mechanic for our Rockdale County, GA wastewater project.  
 
Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose malfunctions and determine corrective action
  • Perform skilled mechanical work on engines, pumps, motors, and other industry-related equipment
  • Estimate cost and time for all aspects of maintenance, repair, and construction
  • Read, interpret, and work from blueprints, drawings, sketches, plans, and mechanical illustrations
  • Ability to assess 120 and 480 volt electrical systems and perform the necessary repairs
  • Perform clerical tasks as needed
  • Gather and document information/data for reporting on behalf of area of responsibility

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience in the areas of electrical and mechanical maintenance
  • Experience with pump maintenance and repairs, control panel and electronic components, welding
  • Must have valid GA driver’s license. 
  • Strong detail-oriented work style

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

Water Collections & Distribution Operator- Effingham County

Enviroworx Operations Management
Ends: May 13, 2020
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Water Collections & Distribution Operator- Effingham County

SUMMARY: Performs skilled maintenance, repair, and construction work on the potable water treatment and distribution systems of various municipalities; operates maintenance and construction tools and equipment; performs a variety of maintenance tasks relative to water distribution and treatment.
Work is performed under direct supervision (Operator II), general supervision (Operator I), under the direction of the Department Manager/Lead Operator.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position. It is understood that actual duties and responsibilities will vary depending upon the job scope and assigned position code.
? Handle complaints and answer questions from the public.
? Make minor adjustments on service equipment; maintain tools and equipment in working order.
? Maintain logs of daily activities.
? Operate and maintain wells, reservoirs, and treatment facilities; inspect residential and commercial service issues.
? Monitor and adjust water production and treatment equipment.
? Lay and fit pipelines; make water line taps; install water services, fire hydrants, valves, and other water devices.
? Perform field duties related to the water system; take water samples and inspect new construction.
? Excavate trenches and install shoring.
? Identify service and main leaks; operate pipe locators; install and inspect backflow devices.
? Read and update water distribution maps and as-built plans and blueprints
? Clean and monitor pump stations and related equipment.
? Perform emergency repairs to water lines as necessary; establish proper traffic control devices.
? Repair, maintain and install water meters and related service lines; read meters; turn services off and on as
necessary
? Perform underground service alert locating, marking and notification

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EQUIPMENT & OTHER:
? Principles and practices of water distribution maintenance and repair.
? Basic principles of water treatment.
? Common tools, materials, and motorized vehicles and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of a water distribution system.
? Pumps, valves and backflow devices.
? Basic mathematical principles.
? Safe work practices and policies.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS:
? Possession of a Level I, II, or III Water Operator license issued by the State of Georgia Licensing Board.
? Possession of a valid Class C Georgia driver license.
? Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid C.P.R. Certificate.

To apply for this position, interested candidates must submit a resume at hr@eommgmt.com. For more information about EOM Operations, please visit www.eomworx.com.

MS4 Specialist - GA

Enviroworx Operations Management
Ends: May 13, 2020
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MS4 Specialist - GA

Job Information
Category: Specialist
Job Status: Full-Time
Job Title: MS4 Specialist
Job Location: Savannah, GA

 

Job Description: Employees in this position perform semi-skilled manual work, which is performed alone or as part of crew, involving stormwater system inspections, maintenance, and repairs. Inspections include storm drain inlets, yard inlets, pipes, ditches, canals, and more. This position is required to perform technical work within in an office environment as well as manual labor in the field. This employee will be required to perform heavy physical labor in all types of weather conditions, using a variety of tools and equipment within one or more government jurisdictions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position. It is understood that actual duties and responsibilities will vary depending upon the job scope and assigned position code.

  • Performs stormwater system inspections and repairs, including: inspects storm drain structures, piping and ditches; installs drainage pipes; repair storm drains, catch basins, and pipes; digging and backfill trenches; And retrofitting catch basin lids
  • Assists with the repairs of catch basins, outfalls, junction boxes, yard inlets, detention ponds, illicit discharges, and other storm water systems at frequent interests to insure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly.
  • Performs grounds maintenance on City/County Rights-of-Way, including: removes leaves, weeds and debris from storm drains, drainage ditches, and catch basins; removes litter and debris from roadway curbs, shoulders, medians, sidewalks, and other City/County rights-of-way; clears weeds and brush; and collects trash and litter.
  • Assists in responding to citizen inquiries and complaints regarding the stormwater program, water quality, and flooding concerns. Ability to be tactful, courtesy and effective with the public and co-workers.
  • Performs inspections on drainage complaints received, including: answers calls regarding drainage complaints on personal property and within the right of way (primarily Technician II); inspects drainage complaints by way of site visit; create maps and summary reports from site visits
  • Assist in ensuring compliance in executing Municipal Separate Storm Water System (MS4) permits with the State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD), NPDES General Permits as well as SC DHEC.
  • Execute safety and security measures to protect and safeguard people and property while performing job duties.
  • Keep accurate, careful, and timely written records of work performed, and assist those under his/her supervision in doing the same.
  • Assists in the preparation of reports, documents inspections, issues notices and letters; photographs property conditions and maintains required records.
  • Assists in the preparation and/or completes various forms, field reports, correspondence, maps, policies, procedures, reference material or other documentation
  • Routinely communicate with personnel throughout the department, city, county, and state to remain aware of issues and challenges as directed.
  • Responds to after-hours emergencies and is prepared to be on-call for any critical workforce duties and emergency support functions.
  • The Stormwater Technician will perform all other duties as specified by his or her supervisor.

Job Requirements: 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EQUIPMENT & OTHER:

  • Knowledge of the geographical layout of the City/County where working is preferred.
  • Ability to follow and deliver both verbal and written instructions.
  • Maintain working knowledge of emergency planning assignments, coordinate and work together as needed with other City/County staff in the Parks, Water and Sewer, Wastewater, and Planning and Zoning departments. These assignments may cover such issues as flooding, washouts, forest fires, commercial and residential construction, hurricanes/ storms, power outages, hazardous materials, accidents, acts of God, and contamination of air, water, plant life, or soil.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS:

  • Possession of a valid Georgia Driver's License for the type of vehicle operated is required within 30 days of hire and must be maintained throughout employment.
  • GA DOT Flagging Certification
  • Level 1A Fundamentals Erosion Sediment Control Certification (Tech I)
  • NPDES Certified Stormwater Inspector Certification (Tech I)
  • FEMA Certifications (before or after hiring) (Tech I)
  • IS-00700 National Incident Management System
  • IS-00100.b Intro to Incident Command System

Salary Information: Based on Experience

How to Apply: Please email your resume and supporting documents to hrdeptinquiries@gmail.com.

Organization Information
Email: hrdeptinquiries@gmail.com

 

Public Utilities Compliance Supervisor

Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County
$55,063.00 Annually
Ends: May 11, 2020

WATER DISTRIBUTION MAINTENANCE WORKER

Fayette County Ga
$31,688.57-$38,656.55
Ends: May 10, 2020
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WATER DISTRIBUTION MAINTENANCE WORKER

Code: 813-19

Grade: COUNTY

SALARY RANGE: $31,688.57-$38,656.55

This is a full time position with benefits. This position is responsible for participating in the maintenance and repair of the water distribution system. Installs water meters. Makes water main taps. Flags traffic at work sites. Repairs leaks; plumbs lines as needed. Repairs water main breaks. Maintains water meters; installs meter boxes; checks water pressure at meters. Installs and maintains fire hydrants. Operates equipment, including, but not limited to: asphalt roller, cement mixer, gas powered saw, asphalt and cement cutter, trenching/boring machine, backhoe, jackhammer, etc. Tests backflow prevention devices as certified; repairs or replaces apparatus. Repairs concrete driveways or sidewalks; repairs streets and curbs. Removes and replaces sod; plants bushes; cuts trees and roots as needed. Maintains reservoirs; removes debris from water’ cleans boat ramps; repairs docks. Maintains equipment; replaces fuses and light bulbs; checks oil and tires; changes buckets on backhoes. Cleans restrooms; empties trash; mops restroom and shop floors; unloads trucks. Maintains inventory of tools, parts, and equipment. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Inspects and flushes fire hydrants. Hand deliver Boil Water advisories and rescind notices. Collects bacteria samples for analysis. Assists with locating and marking water mains and service lines. Meets with customers regarding questions and complaints. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Apply at www.fayettecountyga.gov or at the link below:

https://fayette.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

Maintenance Technician Wastewater Treatment Plant

City of Villa Rica
Ends: May 5, 2020
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Maintenance Technician Wastewater Treatment Plant

Job Summary:  This position is responsible for manual work as a member of a maintenance crew and involves heavy physical labor in the sewer collection and wastewater plants.

 Major Duties:

  • Under direct supervision of the maintenance supervisor, repairs and maintains wastewater plant & pump station equipment;
  • Assists in semi-skilled work by handling tools, carrying or lifting, performing simple repairs or running errands;
  • Collects and disposes of debris, trash, etc. caused by job;
  • Maintains and repairs equipment and tools
  • Helps to remove grease from sewer pumping stations
  • Maintains the grass and grounds around the sewer pump stations
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 Knowledge Required by the Position:             

  • Knowledge of City and department policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of safety rules and regulations;
  • Knowledge of the material commonly used in construction, maintenance and repair activities as related to assigned areas;
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety standards and practices applicable to work being conducted;
  • Skill in the operation, maintenance, and routine repair of equipment used in wastewater, some electrical knowledge is preferred
  • Skill in performing various manual labor assignments as needed;
  • Ability to perform general maintenance duties;
  • Ability to perform general equipment/tool maintenance duties;
  • Ability to interpret instructions and efficiently carry them out with general supervision;
  • Ability to perform tasks involving heavy manual labor;

Minimum Qualifications:

 High School Diploma or equivalent required. Valid State of Georgia Driver's License, 2-3 years of maintenance experience. Lift Station maintenance a plus.

 

Plant Operator

Social Circle Ga
Ends: February 21, 2020
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Work Schedule/Requirements: 12-hour shift night and day shifts

Primary job function and duties:
The Water Plant Operator must exercise independent judgment for routine and non-routine operation of a 1 MGD surface water treatment plant for production and distribution of drinking water that meets or exceeds the parameters of regulatory agencies, following established plant operational procedures. Duties include, but are not limited to: performance of quality control testing procedures; measuring and adjusting chemical feed rates; operating and monitoring pumps; operating filtration units; monitoring consumer water usage and adjusting distribution system control equipment accordingly to maintain necessary tank levels while meeting the demand. This employee will maintain chemical inventories, plant operation reports, and assist with minor mechanical work and routine equipment maintenance.  The new hire must be able to obtain a level III Georgia State Surface Water Operator Certification within 12 months of hire date.  The Water Plant Operator must have mechanical aptitude and good communication skills. The physical duties include: walking, lifting to 50 lbs, reaching, climbing, and standing for long periods of time. The job is NON-EXEMPT under FLSA.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Valid driver's license
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Office software (indicate on application)

An Ideal Candidate Would Also Possess (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Georgia State Level III Surface Water Operator Certification or Water Treatment Plant Operational experience (indicate on application)
  • 1-year operational experience in a Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant.
  • Experience with rotating shifts (Must indicate on application)
  • College level coursework in environmental science, chemistry, biology, hydrology, water & wastewater engineering or related (Must indicate on application)

Special Notes Concerning This Position:

Starting Salary depends on qualifications and certification held:

Level III - $29,719.46 +, Level II - $32,804.77 +, and Level I - $36,210.27 +

 How to Apply:  Online application Resumes, with cover letter including reason for interest in position, may be submitted by:

  • Email: tduval@socialcirclega.net
  • Mail or in person:        City of Social Circle
  •  

PO Box 310

166 N. Cherokee Road

Social Circle, GA 30025
Resumes should include at least three (3) professional references.

End Date: Applications must be received by the close of business on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020.

 

Class 2 Wastewater Operator

UI Water
Ends: May 3, 2020
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Class 2 Wastewater Operator:

Job Summary:

  • Under general supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of wastewater treatment facilities. Maintains plant compliance with EPA standards. Performs general cleaning of grounds and building. Ensures plant safety and sanitary requirements.

Essential functions:

  • Operates and maintains wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits.
  • Conducts ongoing repairs to equipment for more extensive maintenance and repair, activating alternate equipment as needed. Requests services of outside maintenance vendor for major repairs and overhauls.
  • Prepares reports and maintenance logs on meter readings, test, chemical and equipment usage, and all other recordkeeping requirements; maintains various Company records and other reports as required by the state.
  • Cleans and maintains treatment plant and pumping stations
  • Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards
  • Maintains a safe working environment
  • Must work On-call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required

Additional Responsibilities

  • Completes facility and vehicle inspections, along with related fellow-up
  • Acts as liaison between customers and customer service; provides on-site customer communication
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improves, decrease turnaround times, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless utility service
  • Ensure that facilities and grounds are kept clean and orderly and comply with Company standards

Computer Skills:

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

Education:

  • Required, HS Diploma or GED

Certifications/License

Currently holds Class 2 Wastewater license per state regulations; must have a valid driver’s license

Experience

  • Requires 3-5 years mechanical experience, including at least a minimum of 3 years in wastewater utility field with experience in the operation and maintenance associated with the distribution system

Utility Superintendent

Madison County
$55,000-$65,000.00
Ends: May 3, 2020
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Madison County Georgia Seeks a Utility Superintendent

 

Salarary Range $55,000-$65,000.00 dependent on qualifications and experience

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE:   February 3, 2020, Position open until filled.

POSITION:  Utility Superintendent for County Water and Wastewater Systems

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possession of a current valid Georgia Driver’s License with a clean driving record. 
  • At least (5) years supervisory experience in related field. 
  • Proven ability to operate, and supervise contractors and staff of growing water and wastewater systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining public infrastructure systems.  
  • Must have high school diploma or GED.  Applicant must possess a minimum of a Class III Georgia Water Treatment License and a Class III Georgia Wastewater License. 
  • Technical knowledge of water distribution and wastewater collection systems. 
  • Knowledge of NPDES permits, CCR requirements, EPD water quality rules, DOT permitting procedure, the Georgia Drinking Water Act, the Georgia Clean Water Act, and other local, state, and federal requirements related to water and sewer.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and safety precautions necessary to operate in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  • Knowledge of wastewater sampling and laboratory analysis techniques.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skill in the preparation of required reports.
  • Skill in planning and meeting deadlines.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

All applicants must submit an application to be considered for the position. Resumes will only be accepted when accompanied with an application. Applications are available at the Madison County Historic Courthouse, 101 Courthouse Square, Danielsville, GA 30633 or can be emailed by contacting lnash@madisonco.us (phone number 706-795-9865)

Applications can be submitted in person or by email to fginn@madisonco.us or by mail to Madison County Industrial Development and Building Authority attention: Frank Ginn P.O. Box 189 Danielsville, GA 30633.

Applicants are advised that as part of the hiring process, candidates that are offered employment may be required to submit to a criminal background history, motor vehicle report, and drug-screening test.

The Madison County Industrial Development and Building Authority is an EOE.

PROJECT MANAGER

Fayette County Ga
$51,925.41-$79,215.65
Ends: April 30, 2020
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PROJECT MANAGER

Code: 438-2

Grade: COUNTY

SALARY RANGE: $51,925.41-$79,215.65

 

This is a full time position with benefits. This position is responsible for the management of a variety of capital improvement program (CIP) and Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) projects, including stormwater, transportation, and solid waste. Manages multiple projects; writes and executes project plan design scenarios, schedules, equipment specifications, etc.; plans project life-cycle execution using accepted project management methodologies. Monitors project progress by reviewing design documents, work-in-progress, participating in strategy development, and conducting meetings and field inspections. Develops tasks and milestones for projects; tracks progress against schedules. Manages project files, including the preparation and filing of meeting minutes, communication logs, photographs, drawings, engineering reports, and invoices. Communicates with property owners, consultants, contractors, the Georgia Department of Transportation, state agencies, and other parties; serves as liaison between contractors, vendors, department heads, county administrators, and county employees. Prepares invitations to bid, requests for proposals, project estimates, projects specifications, and associated contract documents. Reviews technical drawings and specification to coordinate planning and construction; provides problem-solving and value engineering concepts to maximize project efficiency. Designates the appropriate allocation of resources and support for project completion. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Apply at www.fayettecountyga.gov or click the following link https://fayette.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

 

WATER PLANT MAINTENANCE WORKER

Fayette County Ga
$34,978.25-$53,361.64
Ends: April 30, 2020
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WATER PLANT MAINTENANCE WORKER

Code: 811-2

Grade: WATER

SALARY RANGE: $34,978.25-$53,361.64

This is a full time position with benefits. Maintains and repairs pumps and equipment. Maintains dams; prepares dams for annual state inspections; repairs pipes; flushes wet well; cut trees and underbrush; checks gates, locks and fences, paints over graffiti, picks up garbage. Maintains water plant sites, tank sites, pump station sites, and water system parks. Monitors wetland sites; maintains roadways, signs, and gates associated with sites. Performs electrical maintenance. Operates fire hydrants for Water System flushing and pressure monitoring. Troubleshoots electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic control systems and equipment for repair or replacement. Identifies repair needs; researches equipment; locates parts; tracks and reports purchase and submits reports for approval. Tracks repairs, time, and material used during emergency repairs and preventive maintains. Maintains and repairs elevated water towers electrical and lighting systems. Operates and maintains large equipment. Constructs, maintains and repairs facility gate operators, gates, and fences. Reads large meters. Repairs leaks. Performs facility janitorial duties. Maintains assigned tools, equipment and vehicles. Provides 24 hour on call emergency duty. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Apply at www.fayettecountyga.gov or click the following link https://fayette.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

 

Water Maintenance Worker

City of Pooler
Ends: April 26, 2020
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Water Maintenance Worker                                                                     WAT/6

Water

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

This position assists in the construction, repair and maintenance of the water distribution system.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Reads water meters.
  • Repair or replace meters
  • Documents functions and maintains log of city water wells and valve stations.
  • Collects water samples.
  • Locates and repairs water leaks.
  • Performs meter change outs.
  • Flushes hydrants.
  • Performs related duties.

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

  • Knowledge of the materials and methods used in the construction, maintenance and repair of water lines.
  • Knowledge of water sampling and testing techniques.
  • Knowledge of water meter installation and repair principles.
  • Knowledge of departmental and safety policies and procedures.
  • Skill in the operation of a variety of tools and equipment.
  • Skill in the location of underground utilities.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

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

 

GUIDELINES

 

Guidelines include city specifications and safety guidelines. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

  • The work consists of related maintenance duties. Inclement weather contributes to the complexity of the work.
  • The purpose of this position is to assist in the maintenance of the water distribution system.  Successful performance helps ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of that system.

 

CONTACTS

                                                                     

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, and the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.

 

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • The work is typically performed while standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, 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 outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee is exposed to dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

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

 

Apply at www.pooler-ga.gov

 

The City of Pooler is a Drug-Free workplace.

 

The City of Pooler does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran/military status and other statuses protected by Federal or State laws.

 

 

Cross Connection & Utility Locator Assistant

City of Pooler
Ends: April 26, 2020
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Cross Connection & Utility Locator Assistant                                       WAT/3

Water

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

This position performs and assists with technical duties in the location of underground utilities and in support of the cross-connection control program.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Locates city-owned utilities.
  • Assists with the Coordination of the cross-connection control program; mails test notices to customers; schedules field tests with certified testers; inputs data into the computerized database; files hard copy reports.
  • Assists other department personnel with utility turn-ons an turn-offs.
  • Checks wells and valve stations for proper operation.
  • Collects water samples.
  • Assists in locating and repairing water leaks.
  • Performs related duties.

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

  • Knowledge of the techniques and equipment use in the location of underground utilities.
  • Knowledge of the materials and methods used in the construction, maintenance and repair of water lines.
  • Knowledge of water sampling and testing techniques.
  • Knowledge of departmental and safety policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of cross connection control program policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  • Skill in the operation of a variety of tools and equipment.
  • Skill in the location of underground utilities.
  • Skill in interpretation of distribution plans.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

The Water Superintendent assigns work in terms of general instructions. The Department Supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

 

GUIDELINES

 

Guidelines include city ordinances, state plumbing codes, and water operator guidelines. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

  • The work consists of related technical duties. Field conditions contribute to the complexity of the work.
  • The purpose of this position is to Assist the Department Supervisor with locating underground utilities and assist with the coordination of the cross-connection control program.  Successful performance contributes to the effectiveness of department operations.

 

 

CONTACTS

                                                                     

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, vendors, other city employees, contractors, plumbers, and the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending or crouching. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally 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 and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee is exposed to dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

 

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 a State of Georgia Cross Connection/Backflow Prevention license.

 

Apply at www.pooler-ga.gov

 

The City of Pooler is a Drug-Free workplace.

 

The City of Pooler does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran/military status and other statuses protected by Federal or State laws.

 

 

 

Treatment Plant Manager

Houston County
$49,712.00- $60,465.60
Ends: August 3, 2020
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ANNOUNCEMENT DATES:             January 14, 2020 – Until Filled

POSITION TITLE:                            Treatment Plant Manager

SALARY RANGE:                             $49,712.00 ($23.90/hr.) - $60,465.60 ($29.07/hr.)

 

PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION

The purpose of this classification is to perform managerial/administrative work functions associated with county water systems operations, maintenance, and business office.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must have High School diploma or GED. Must have five years of experience in the operations and maintenance of a related utility, three of those serving in a management capacity. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License. Pick up and 60 pounds. Plant manager must maintain Georgia Water Certification at or above Water Permit requirement.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

All applicants must submit a Houston County Application to be considered for a position. Resumes will only be accepted when accompanied with an application. Applications are available at the Houston County Annex Building, 200 Carl Vinson Parkway in Warner Robins and at the Houston County Public Works Department, 2018 Kings Chapel Road in Perry or can be downloaded from houstoncountyga.org.

Applications can be submitted in person, by fax to 478-542-2118, by email to smclain@houstoncountyga.org or by mail to Houston County Board of Commissioners attention: Personnel Dept., 200 Carl Vinson Pkwy, Warner Robins, GA 31088 (phone number 478-542-2005).

We must receive completed applications before the end of the announcement dates to be considered. Applicants are advised that as part of the hiring process, candidates that are offered employment may be required to submit to a criminal background history, motor vehicle report, and drug-screening test.

HOUSTON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Utility Superintendent

Houston County
$53,809.60 - $79,497.60
Ends: August 3, 2020
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ANNOUNCEMENT DATES:             February 3, 2020 - February 19, 2020

POSITION TITLE:                            Utility Superintendent

SALARY RANGE:                             $53,809.60 ($25.87/hr.) - $79,497.60 ($38.22/hr.)                                                                                  depending upon experience

 

PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION

The purpose of this classification is to perform managerial/administrative work functions associated with county water systems operations, maintenance and business office.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to effectively communicate oral and written mediums in business English.  Possession of a current valid Georgia Driver’s License.  At least (5) years supervisory experience in related field.  Proven ability to manage multi-task organization.  Demonstrated experience in maintaining public infrastructure systems.   Must have high school diploma or GED.  Possess Class 1 Georgia State Water Treatment License.  Possess Georgia State Water Lab License.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

All applicants must submit a Houston County Application to be considered for a position. Resumes will only be accepted when accompanied with an application. Applications are available at the Houston County Annex Building, 200 Carl Vinson Parkway in Warner Robins and at the Houston County Public Works Department, 2018 Kings Chapel Road in Perry or can be downloaded from houstoncountyga.org.

Applications can be submitted in person, by fax to 478-542-2118, by email to smclain@houstoncountyga.org or by mail to Houston County Board of Commissioners attention: Personnel Dept., 200 Carl Vinson Pkwy, Warner Robins, GA 31088 (phone number 478-542-2005).

We must receive completed applications before the end of the announcement dates to be considered. Applicants are advised that as part of the hiring process, candidates that are offered employment may be required to submit to a criminal background history, motor vehicle report, and drug-screening test.

HOUSTON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Wastewater Plant Superintendent

City of Temple
$23.00 per hour - $35.83 per hour
Ends: April 16, 2020
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JOB TITLE:   Wastewater Plant Superintendent 

SALARY RANGE:   $23.00 per hour  -  $35.83 per hour

CLOSING DATE:   Open until Position Is Filled

 

The City of Temple is recruiting to fill the full-time position of Wastewater Plant Superintendent.  This is a full-time FLSA exempt position.  This position is responsible for managing the operations and personnel of the City of Temple’s wastewater plant.  The job is under limited supervision.  The Wastewater Plant Superintendent reports directly to the City Administrator.  Responsibilities include ensuring the plant complies with all Federal and State wastewater discharge permits, inspecting facilities and equipment to ensure all remain in operating order, and supervising wastewater plant personnel.  The general functions of this position includes:  review and interpret operating data from the treatment facility; inspect wastewater plant facilities, equipment, and property to ensure they are in working order; generate reports required by State permitting agencies; maintain records and files as required by applicable EPD discharge permits; operate pump station and holding pond to achieve land application; monitor gauges, meters, and control panels; collect wastewater samples; direct plant and related operations to achieve compliance with effluent limits; and retrieve a variety of information using a computer terminal.  The job requires standing, walking, stooping, bending, crouching, climbing ladders, and frequently lifting light objects.  Must be able to operate a variety of machines and equipment.  Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 25 pounds of force frequently.     Must have a valid Georgia Driver’s License and a high school diploma.  Requires a Class 1 Wastewater Plant Operator certification from the State of Georgia, and a minimum 3-5 years of progressive wastewater management experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.    Applications available at Temple City Hall, 240 Carrollton Street, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  City Hall:  770/562-3369.  Return completed application or resume to City Administrator Bill Osborne at City Hall.  Fax to 770/562-9440 or email to wosborne@templega.us           

 

 

 

WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR I, II, III, or TRAINEE

City of Sparta, GA
Ends: April 6, 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

                                spartafilterplant@att.net

                                770-776-9284    

                                or

                                Sparta City Hall

                                706-444-5753

Applications accepted at Sparta City Hall or via email.                     

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A.
Ends: April 5, 2020
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Water Treatment Plant Operator

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

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

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

Applications can be picked up in person at

Ellijay Gilmer County W.S.A

1023 Progress Road

Ellijay Ga 30540

Resumes can be sent to gnixwtp@ellijay.com

Water and Sewer Technician

City of Villa Rica
Ends: April 5, 2020
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Job Title:  Water and Sewer Technician

 

Job Summary:  Under direct supervision performs a variety of semi-skilled and manual work involved in the maintenance, installation and repair of the City’s water distribution system to ensure the proper operation of the system to deliver a safe drinking water supply to the public.

Water and Sewer Technician:   This is an entry-level position in the Water Distribution and Sewer Department.  This position is distinguished by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to other positions within the department. 

 

Major Duties:

  • Performs a full range of general repair duties related to the City’s water distribution system: repair broken water lines including transmission mains, distribution mains and residential and commercial water service lines; performs hot taps under pressure; disinfects new water pipes or parts used for repairs and utilizes other proper repair techniques to provide sanitary water to the public.
  • Performs a full range of system maintenance duties including installing and maintaining all equipment associated with water distribution system; maintains and replaces commercial and residential fire hydrants; installs new and maintain existing blow off valves used to flush water to maintain quality.
  • Performs a full range of general maintenance duties including to clean and maintain properties that are part of the water system; maintain and overall cleanliness of pressure regulators, vaults, sewer mains and fire hydrants.
  • Performs meter maintenance and exchange duties; repairs leaks, tests and replaces water meters of various sizes; installs new meter service lines for newly developed properties; reads meters and performs shut-offs as required.
  • Repairs asphalt and concrete after repairs to water distribution system; makes temporary street patches as necessary.
  • Operates a variety of vehicles, equipment and tools including service trucks, dump trucks, sewer trucks, backhoe, concrete and asphalt cutting saws, jackhammer, soil compacting tamper and hand and power tools; loads and unloads vehicles and equipment.
  • Serves in emergency standby capacity; provides customer service and performs all aspects of distribution system maintenance and repair during after hour periods including holidays and weekends.
  • Maintains records of basic operations, maintenance and work performed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Operational characteristics of water distribution system.
  • Knowledge of City and department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of safety rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of material commonly used in construction, maintenance and repair activities as related to assigned areas.
  • Operational characteristics of maintenance and construction equipment and tools used in work activities.
  • Skills in performing various manual labor assignments as needed.
  • Ability to interpret instructions and efficiently carry them out with general supervision.
  • Ability to perform tasks involving heavy manual labor.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and the general.

 

Supervisory Controls:  The supervisor or foreman assigns work.  Works is spot-checked in progress and reviewed with completed for accuracy, nature and propriety of the final results.

 

Guidelines:  Guidelines include City and departmental safety policies and procedures, as well as supervisory instructions.  These guidelines are clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

 

Complexity:  The work consists of related water and sewer duties.

 

Scope and Effect:  The purpose of this position is to perform water and sewer lines maintenance using manual labor.  Successful performance helps ensure safe and efficient Public Works services, as well as a positive public image for the City.

 

Personal Contacts:   Contacts are typically with co-workers. 

 

Purpose of Contacts:  Contacts are typically accessed to exchange information and provide services.

 

Physical Demands:  The work is typical performed with the employee intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping.  The employee must frequently lift light and heavy objects, equipment and material, climb ladders and use tools or equipment requiring a moderate degree of dexterity.

 

Work Environment:  The work is typically performed outdoors.  The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt irritating chemicals, machinery with moving parts, and occasional hot, cold or inclement weather.  This work may require the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, headwear or gloves.

 

Supervisory and Management Responsibility:  None

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

High school diploma or equivalent; valid State of Georgia Driver’s License; equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Requirements to meet within 24 months after the completion of six-month probationary period:

 

           

Attends Distribution Systems Operations and Maintenance Training

            Level 1A Soil Erosion Blue Card

            Trench Excavation/Competent Person Certificate

Department of Transportation Flagger Certificate

Wastewater Treatment Operator

City of Hartwell
$30,692 annually - $49,290 annually
Ends: April 2, 2020
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Hiring Agency: City of Hartwell

Posted: January 2, 2020

Full Time

 

Job Posting

Wastewater Treatment Operator

Date Needed - Immediately

End Date: Until Filled

Salary Range- $30,692 annually ($14.76/hr.) - $49,290 annually ($23.70/hr.)

 

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

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Wastewater Treatment Plant

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

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

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Monitors treatment process and makes necessary adjustments as indicated by current conditions.
  • Monitors performance of machinery and equipment used to control the treatment process; makes process control decisions.
  • Prepares inspection sheets, logs, and flow charts; maintains records; enters data to computer.
  • Tends pumps, blowers, centrifuges, dry and wet chemical feeders, aerators, and other equipment; reads and records effluent flow meter readings.
  • Inspects and clean filters, tanks, floating aerators, clarifier weirs, and bar screens.
  • Changes chlorine cylinders.
  • Collects wastewater samples for standard tests.
  • Adds chemicals as necessary.
  • Determines and performs sludge wasting from aeration basin and aerobic digester.
  • Assists in belt press operations.
  • Performs maintenance and repair of equipment, including lift station equipment.
  • Maintains sludge drying beds.
  • Maintains plant facilities and grounds.
  • Ensures the proper operation and maintenance of sewage pumping stations.
  • Operates backhoe to load trucks with solid waste; hauls sludge to disposal areas.
  • Responds to after-hours emergencies.
  • Assists water department with clogged and broken lines at supervisor’s request.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

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

 

 

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 licenses issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Possession of an appropriate state-certified class II or I license for wastewater treatment.

 

 

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

 

Chief Wastewater Treatment Operator

City of Hartwell
$47,289 annually - $65,753 annually
Ends: April 2, 2020
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Hiring Agency: City of Hartwell

Posted: January 2, 2020

Full Time

 

Job Posting

Chief Wastewater Treatment Operator

Date Needed - Immediately

End Date: Until Filled

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

 

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

 

Chief Wastewater Treatment Operator                                                 

Wastewater Treatment Plant

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

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

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

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

 

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

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

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

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

 

 

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

ELECTRICIAN / INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN

Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority
Ends: March 25, 2020
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ELECTRICIAN / INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN

 

Date Posted:

December 23, 2019

Organization:

Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority

Location:

Peachtree City, Georgia

Type of Position:

Full-Time

Education/Experience Requirement:

Valid journeyman electrician's license.

At least five years of experience in a related position.

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience

Reports to:

Maintenance Supervisor

 

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the general electrical maintenance of both the collections system and the treatment facilities.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Perform skilled electrical work in the installation, maintenance, overhaul, repair, and testing of all treatment and collections equipment, as well as their associated digital and analog controls including PLC based controls, devices and systems; utility protective relays and controls; fiber optic cable, terminations and devices; communications and signaling systems; standby and emergency power sources, and other electrical equipment found in wastewater collection and treatment facilities.
  • Maintains records via the Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Locates and orders parts; maintains parts inventory.
  • Monitor process control systems using diagnostic software. Revises software based on operational and maintenance needs.
  • Maintain a thorough calibration/maintenance schedule of process/system instrumentation, and then performs the required instrumentation calibration and maintenance to ensure accurate feed-back of the water treatment process and system operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Will be on call for emergency situations.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must hold valid journeyman electrician's license. At least five years of experience in a related position in a similar environment with ability to comprehend complex specifications, wiring diagrams, electrical schematics, blueprints and manuals.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE.
  • Must demonstrate ability to efficiently maintain, install and repair any electrical equipment which may include pumps, blowers, compressors and other electrically driven equipment.
  • Must have the ability to diagnose problems regardless of complexity, troubleshoot electrical equipment and systems and take corrective action within policy and procedure limitations.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary.
  • Must demonstrate ability to operate CMMS.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license (commercial license and heavy equipment operator license is desirable) and a safe driving record.
  • This work is performed very independently. This position does not supervise any other positions.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Physical Demands. The work requires physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough or difficult surfaces; recurring stooping, climbing, or walking; and recurring lifting of objects weighing between 25 and 75 pounds.
  • Work Environment. The work will be in an environment involving everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions. The employee may be required to use protective clothing or equipment such as masks, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shield. The work environment involves extremely high risks with exposure to potentially life threatening situations which require a full range of safety precautions.

 

This is a full-time position that includes paid holidays; vacation and sick days; matching retirement savings plan; medical insurance benefits; and dental insurance benefits. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.

 

Minimum requirements include the qualifications and experience as stated on the job announcement, as well as a valid Georgia Driver's License and satisfactory MVR. All positions require applicants to pass a post-offer drug test prior to employment.

 

Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority is an equal opportunity employer and a certified drug free workplace.

 

To apply, send completed application and resume to jobs@pcwasa.org.

 

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About the Authority:

Peachtree City is a master planned community chartered in the 1950's, and is acclaimed as one of the safest and best places to raise a family in Georgia. The City is known for having over 100 miles of paved cart paths enabling golf carts to connect residents and visitors to shopping, dining, multiple golf courses and other recreational amenities. The Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority provides sewer service to the City of over 35,000 residences, industries and prosperous businesses. The system is comprised of two treatment facilities, with a capacity to treat 6 MGD. A staff of 30 operate and maintain the modern and up-to-date system. http://pcwasa.org/

 

Wastewater Plant Operator

City of Villa Rica
Ends: March 12, 2020
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Job Title:  Wastewater Plant Operator

 

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

 

Class Characteristics:

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

Operator II – A full performance classification level. 

Operator I - The highest level of state certification.

 

Major Duties:

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

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:             

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Personal Contacts:  Contacts are typically with co-workers.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Minimum Qualifications:

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

https://villarica.isolvedhire.com/jobs/?id=21203&catid=564

 

 

Wastewater Plant Manager

City of Villa Rica
Ends: March 12, 2020
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Job Title: Wastewater Plant Manager

 

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

 

Major Duties:

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

 

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

 

Supervisory and Management Responsibility: This position supervises plant operators.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

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

 

 

https://villarica.isolvedhire.com/jobs/?id=21203&catid=564

 

Deputy Executive Director

Brunswick-Glynn Joint Water & Sewer Commission
$105,222/year – $118,373/year
Ends: March 10, 2020
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Deputy Executive Director
Executive Director
Open Date: December 10, 2019 Close Date: Open until filled Position Information: Full-time, permanent position Starting Pay Range: $105,222/year – $118,373/year

JOB SUMMARY
Under general direction oversees, directs, and administers the daily operations of the Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission divisions assisting the Executive Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
? Assists in long range planning for the physical development of JWSC infrastructure and environmental control systems.
? Assists in managing phases of project development and implementation.
? Provides technical expertise and process analysis to evaluate and maximize short and long term project and infrastructure goals.
? Develops and utilizes analytical tools to provide total system support accountability to ongoing rehabilitation and long range project planning.
? Oversees and directs the daily operations and administration of the department.
? Reviews and authorizes proposals and budgetary decisions.
? Provides department policy development and implementation.
? Oversees the selection, training, and performance evaluation of all employees; provides for the training, and proper instruction of staff; manages performance standards and programs throughout the department; guides, coaches and assists employees in professional development; ensures that employees work safely, efficiently, and effectively in conjunction with the Executive Director.
? Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow; inspects the progress and status of all work projects and services regularly.
? Assists the Executive Director in preparing and submitting short and long-range plans to serve the community’s needs.
? Prepares budget documents, reports, records, and written communications in support of departmental operations.
? Maintains close communications with the JWSC Executive Director and keeps the Executive Director informed at all times.
? Maintains close working relationship with Senior Engineer to analyze and assist in providing a holistic approach to construction programs and rehabilitation needs that meet agency objectives.
? Maintains close communications and working relationships with City and County Department Heads in order to coordinate and expedite work.
? Responsible for all external media communication. Writes and directs all press releases.
? Responds to emergency calls for assistance; coordinates with other local and state agencies whenever necessary or appropriate to maximize resources and services.
? Assists in assuring compliance with all local, state and federal laws and regulations.
? Assists in maintaining high levels of customer service throughout the organization.
? Oversees assigned projects to ensure contractor compliance with time and budgetary parameters.
? Responds to written and verbal inquiries and requests.
? Maintains effective working relationships with contractors, vendors, local, state, and federal agencies involved in public works projects, programs or services.
? Monitors the local environment and interagency actions that may affect projects, programs and services.
? Attends or approves the attendance at staff, regulatory and training meetings/conferences.
? Develops and manages a cost accounting and maintenance management system.
? Acts for the Executive Director in absence or when delegated.
? Performs related duties.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
? Knowledge of the safety hazards and safe practices in construction, operation, and maintenance of a full service water/wastewater facility.
? Knowledge of typical utilities projects, programs and services.
? Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations affecting water production, distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, and utility maintenance.
? Knowledge of Civil Lawsuits and Georgia (or similar) Open Records laws.
? Knowledge of automated applications to support administrative activities.
? Knowledge of Governmental Accounting Processes.
? Knowledge of Governmental Purchasing Policies.
? Skill in preparing short and long-term plans for water/wastewater facilities and infrastructure to serve a growing community. Experience in developing a Master Plan.
? Skills in Program Management with a strong knowledge of task breakdown.
? Skill in planning for appropriate resources and in providing services within budget.
? Proven Skill in public relations/communications with all types of media.
? Skill in working drawings for construction and maintenance projects.
? Skill in designing programs, organizing staff, and directing the full range of activities to support programs and services.
? Skill in directing and managing the cost-effectiveness of program activities.
? Skill in evaluating the effectiveness of programs and in making appropriate modifications.
? Proven skill in managing work, leading others, and delegating responsibility.
? Skill in interpersonal communication.
? Skill in public speaking.
? Skill in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to work as a member of the management team and to promote the goals and objectives of the overall organization.
? Skill in maintaining accurate records, preparing effective reports, and making effective presentations.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS
The Executive Director assigns work in terms of agency goals and objectives. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of agency activities.

GUIDELINES
Guidelines include state water permit laws and regulations; EPA water treatment and water quality regulations; utility rate guidelines; state and federal employment laws; and open records laws and retention requirements. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.
This position develops agency guidelines.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK
The work consists of varied management and supervisory duties. The variety of operations to be overseen contributes to the complexity of the work.
The purpose of this position is to assist the Executive Director in the direction of operations of the Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission. Successful performance ensures the effective and efficient operation of the utility and affects the quality of life for residents and visitors.

CONTACTS
Contacts are typically with Commission 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 or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects.
The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY
This position has indirect supervision over Director of Administration (1), Director of Engineering (1), Director of Purchasing (1), Systems Pumping and Maintenance Superintendent (1), Water Distribution Superintendent (1), Water Production Superintendent (1), Wastewater Treatment Superintendent (1), Commission Clerk/Liability Claim Manager (1) and Administrative Assistant (1).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master’s 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.

Deputy Director of Utilities

City of Villa Rica
Ends: March 3, 2020
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Deputy Director of Utilities

Job Summary

Under broad supervision and direction from the Utilities Director, assists in the administration and coordination of all activities in the City of Villa Rica Utilities Division.

This is a management position that is responsible for overseeing the staff and daily operations of the Water Treatment Plant, two Wastewater Treatment Plants and Water Distribution and Sewer Collection Department including; installation and maintenance of sewage conveyance system and water distribution system; pump station operations; water and sewer system maintenance; and contract management for water purchase and sewer treatment.

Major Duties

  • Acts as the Department Director in the absence of the Utilities Director;
  • Oversees the activities of subordinates in the proper installation, repair, and maintenance of City's water and sewer infrastructure;
  • Assigns and schedules work tasks;
  • Checks and reviews work in progress;
  • Monitors safety regulations at work sites to protect city personnel, equipment and existing structures;
  • Schedules, assigns, inspects, and evaluates work of contractors;
  • Receives, reviews, and resolves citizen requests and/or complaints including meeting with residents to inspect and discuss problems;
  • Purchases goods and services as needed by the department in compliance with the City's Purchasing Policies;
  • Prepares various reports and keeps records regarding water and sewer activities;
  • Supervises staff, trains employees, evaluates performance, and manages performance issues;
  • Attends meetings dealing with water and wastewater;
  • Assists in the development and management of construction and maintenance specifications and schedules including capital improvement projects;
  • Aids in administration of the operating and capital budgets;
  • Assists in planning and organization of master plans, projects and contracts within the division;
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of city and departmental operating policies, procedures, and rules.
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal codes, policies, and procedures concerning water and sewer.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and safety precautions necessary to accomplish division objectives.
  • Advanced knowledge of modern methods, techniques, and equipment as applied to the design, construction, repair, and maintenance of public utilities.
  • Knowledge of NPDES permits, CCR requirements, EPD water quality rules, DOT permitting procedure, the Georgia Drinking Water Act, the Georgia Clean Water Act, and other local, state, and federal requirements related to water and sewer.
  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental policies and regulations.
  • Skill in planning, organizing, staffing, and directing the efficient and effective delivery of city services, programs, and functions through subordinate staff.
  • Ability to understand and interpret design drawings, construction specifications, and contract documents.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner in verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, city officials, and the public.
  • Ability to direct the work of others, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and departments and general public.
  • Ability to lead, supervise, and schedule the work of subordinates to effectively and efficiently accomplish division objectives.
  • Ability to evaluate, analyze and solve problems and complaints regarding water and sewer lines.
  • Ability to tactfully and courteously handle customer questions and complaints.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing. Ability to analyze complex organizational problems and to determine proper courses of actions.
  • Ability to use personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheets, and database software; motor vehicle; phone; fax and copy machine.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental health, civil engineering, or closely related field; and
  • A minimum of seven to ten years of progressively responsible supervisory experience;
  • Current State of Georgia Class I or II Water and Wastewater Operator Licenses;
  • Class I licenses are highly preferred;
  • Georgia State certification for Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection System Operator;
  • Valid Georgia driver's license, Class C.

 

Water Operator in Thomaston, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: March 2, 2020
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ESG Operations is currently seeking a licensed Water Operator in Thomaston, GA. This position is responsible for the successful operation of the 6 MGD water treatment plant. We are looking for you to have a meaningful background in drinking water operations including a Valid Water Operator License in Georgia. You will need to have hands on maintenance experience as well as knowledge of data collection and lab analysis.   This position works a 6pm to 6am shift.

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

  • Monitor all process, equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards.  
  • Conduct 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
  • Operate water pumping mechanisms,monitor panel boards, and adjust controls to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts.  Calibrate meters.
  • Collect samples and performs lab tests; analyze results and makes process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor.
  • Collect data for record maintenance and reporting to designated state agencies. 
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Familiar with process control, pertinent lab procedures, and maintenance of Water Treatment Plants
  • A valid Class III or higher Georgia Water Operator License 
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan. Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.
 
ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

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

Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Villa Rica
Ends: March 2, 2020

Lead Operator - Wastewater

City of Villa Rica
Ends: March 2, 2020

Maintenance Manager for our Forsyth County, GA Water and Wastewater projects.

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: February 20, 2020
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Are you a Maintenance Manager with experience in water and wastewater looking for the next step in your career?  At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges, we want to talk to you!
 
We are currently seeking a Maintenance Manager for our Forsyth County, GA Water and Wastewater projects.  We are looking for candidates with 10-15 years of experience troubleshooting and performing preventative maintenance at water and wastewater plants.  You will be troubleshooting pumps, motors, membranes, hydraulics, compressed air, high speed rotational equipment, electronics (VFD’s, PLC’s, Soft starts, etc.) and conveying equipment.  Job duties will be 75% hands on operations and 25% administration.  They will include planning and coordinating schedules, projects, and equipment downtime; and utilizing word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software for preparing work related reports, charts, graphs and data submittal requirements. 
 
Responsibilities:

  • Assigns, coordinates and supervises personnel and materials required in the maintenance and repair of water and wastewater treatment systems
  • Diagnoses malfunctions and determines effective courses of action for correcting them
  • Plans, schedules, and directs maintenance of a wide variety of specialized mechanical and electrical equipment including buildings, structures and grounds
  • Estimates cost and time for all aspects of maintenance, repair, and construction
  • Inspects buildings and equipment for needed maintenance and repair
  • Provides training to all subordinates
  • Determines effective response for emergency situations
  • Maintain records of all maintenance work done on equipment and prepares routine and special reports
  • Develops, implements, and enforces safety regulations and procedures
  • Ensures all weekly and monthly internal reports are submitted on time
  • Reviews work projects in progress and at completion
  • Consults with project manager in planning workload and assignments
  • Performs skilled mechanical repair work on engines, pumps, motors, and other equipment
  • Reads, interprets, and works from blueprints, drawings, sketches, plans, specifications, and mechanical illustrations
  • Ensures the proper use and care of tools, materials, and safety equipment involved in maintenance and work repair
  • Attends safety classes, reinforces and complies with company safety policies
  • All other duties as assigned, as this is not an exhaustive list.

 
Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have completed the equivalent of one year of college or specialized vocational training in business management, public administration, electrician, mechanic, or a closely related field.
  • Requires ten years of related experience including expert knowledge of CMMS systems.
  • Must have valid GA driver’s license.  GA electrician license is preferred.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan. 

ESG Operations, Inc. is one of the fastest growing utility management companies in the Southeast,. We provide full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.  

Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
 
 

www.esginc.net

 

General Manager

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

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

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

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

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

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

Salary range $80,000 - $130,000

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

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

 

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.