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Watershed Director II (Distribution - OLIO)

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

 

City of Atlanta

Department of Watershed Management 

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

General Description and Classification Standards

 

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

Supervision Received

 

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

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

 

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

Decision Making

 

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

Leadership Provided

 

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

 

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

Preferred Education & Experience

 

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

Licensures and Certifications

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

Link to the posting below:

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

 

Watershed Director II (Technical Services - OLIO)

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

Department of Watershed Management

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

General Description and Classification Standards

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

 

Supervision Received

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

 

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

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

Decision Making

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

 

Leadership Provided

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

 

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

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

 

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

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

Preferred Education & Experience

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

Licensures and Certifications

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

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

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

City of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Please apply at the link below:

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

 

PLANT OPERATOR (all levels)

Peachtree City, Georgia
$16.00 to $34.00 per hour
Ends: April 20, 2020
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PLANT OPERATOR (all levels)

 

Date Posted:                                         March 20, 2020

Location:                                                Peachtree City, Georgia

Type of Position:                                  Full-Time

Salary:                                                     $16.00 to $34.00 per hour

Education/Experience Minimum:    High School diploma and 3 – 5 years related experience; or
2 years of college or Associate’s Degree, and 2 years related experience

Reports to:                                            Operations Field Supervisor

 

Position Summary

This ensures that wastewater treatment facilities and functions are operated and undertaken in accordance with all applicable rules, regulations, and laws.

 

Essential Duties

 

  • Runs daily permit testing; performs process control analyses.
  • Checks plant equipment; verifies all required equipment is operating properly.
  • Collects samples.
  • Maintains and cleans facilities; equipment, buildings, and grounds (including grass cutting).
  • Checks and responds to SCADA; learns proper protocol for reporting alarms.
  • Inspects the plant and associated equipment by sight, sound, smell, and touch.
  • Reports out of parameter observations to supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.  To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience.  High School diploma and three to five years related experience; or two years of college or Associate’s Degree, and two years related experience.  Must have a valid Georgia Wastewater Operator License. A minimum of a Class II Wastewater license in Georgia preferred.
  • Supervisory Controls.  Must possess ability to communicate with others. The work is performed independently.  This position does not supervise any other position.


 

Working Conditions

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


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

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

Peachtree City WASA is an equal opportunity employer and a certified drug free workplace.

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

 

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About the Authority:

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

 

 

Wastewater Plant Operator

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

 

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

 

Class Characteristics:

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

Operator II – A full performance classification level. 

Operator I - The highest level of state certification.

 

Major Duties:

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

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:                                 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Personal Contacts:  Contacts are typically with co-workers.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Minimum Qualifications:

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Wastewater Plant Manager

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

 

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

 

Major Duties:

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

 

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

 

Supervisory and Management Responsibility: This position supervises plant operators.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

Wastewater Lead Operator

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

Major Duties:

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

 

 

Knowledge Required by the Position:

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

 

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

 

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

                       

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience

 

To apply send applications to:

 

Stephanie Rooks

Human Resources Manager

City of Villa Rica

571 West Bankhead Highway

Villa Rica, Georgia  30180

 

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

 

Meter Riaeading Technicn

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

 

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

 

Mandatory Qualifications:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Wastewater Operator, Class 1,2,or 3

Water Utility Management, LLC.
Ends: April 5, 2020
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Water Utility Management, LLC.

 

                                               Savannah, Georgia

 

Position: Wastewater Operator, Class 1,2,or 3

Department: Operations

Reports To: Wastewater Manager

Salary: Hourly (Eligible for Overtime)

Salary Range:

 

 

**Hourly pay subject to experience and educational requirements.**

 

Position Summary: Performs duties related to the operation, maintenance and inspection of wastewater facilities. To operate, monitor, maintain, and trouble-shoot the wastewater treatment facility and its processes. Work involves responsibility for the technical aspects of plant operations, compliance with state and federal operating regulations, and underground sewer system. Work is performed with considerable independence under the direction of the WUM Wastewater Manager, subject to review through reports and results achieved.

 

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Operates a company vehicle
  • Operates wastewater facility equipment and machinery that include pumps, aerators, chemical feed equipment, and jet pumps, vac trucks etc.
  • Collects samples and performs necessary process control analysis.
  • Prepares and submits daily operational reports.
  • Maintains, lubricates, and assists in preventive maintenance of equipment and machinery repairs.
  • Troubleshooting, planning, assigning and direct maintenance work within the area of responsibility and facilitates repairs to waste treatment facilities, lift stations and collection systems.
  • Ensures that all facilities and grounds are kept clean, painted, neat and orderly and to WUM Company standards.
  • Maintains various Company records and reports and other reports as required by the State.
  • Maintains a safe working environment and reports safety violations to supervisor
  • Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards.
  • Perform all aspects of sampling, monitoring and testing required to maintain compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations governing the wastewater treatment process, and sludge management, such as Settlometer, Ammonia, Nitrate, DO, pH, Alkalinity, and solids analysis.
  • Assist with the installation and inspection of new sewer lines and services.
  • On call to respond to emergencies and breakdowns at the WWTP facilities, lift stations and collection system.
  • Conduct any necessary weekend checks of the treatment plant on a rotating basis.
  • Perform all work in conformance to Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations.
  • Maintain open communications with the WUM Wastewater Manager regarding the treatment process and pump stations operation and malfunctions, as well as make recommendations for repairs and improvements to these systems.
  • Locate, mark and notify sewer lines per UPC (Utilities Protection Center) requirements.
  • Maintain collection systems by inspection, repair, and maintenance (PM/CM)
  • Work from a CMMS (Corrective Maintenance Management System) through remote access.
  • Be able to follow clear direction through SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) and give input on corrections that need to be made.

 

Materials, Equipment and Tools:

  • Must be able to use all appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) when performing tasks.
  • Ability to use pump related equipment, electrical equipment, pneumatic equipment, chain saw, shovels, rakes, face shields, gloves and other equipment as needed.
  • Familiar with diagnostic instruments and ability to test, calibrate and repair complex devices and equipment.
  • Completes issued work orders. 
  • May assist customers with wastewater issues
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Ability to work safely around excavators, back hoes or other construction equipment
  • Smart Phones
  • Laptop Computers and Tablets

 

Other Skills:

  • Work safely and consciously when perform 
  • Dependable, responsible, persistent, energetic, goal oriented, accurate and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills, multi-tasking, team player, dependable, and flexible.
  • Familiar with Outlook and Explorer, Word and Excel
  • Verify emergency equipment/systems are in good operating condition.
  • Assist in personnel ''on the job'' training programs.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals and biological agents present in wastewater facilities.
  • Constant exposure to sun, working in various temperatures and high humidity, exposure to noise and vibration, walking on slippery and hard surfaces and exposure to airborne dust.
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects, sit, stoop, maneuver into tight spaces, use fingers and hands with dexterity suitable for normal activities of this position, possess accurate vision acuity to perform duties, and wear suitable protective clothing or equipment.
  • Ability to read and follow verbal and written instructions is required.

 

Special Requirements:

  • A valid drivers’ license
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Georgia Class III Wastewater Treatment Certification. 
  • Previous outdoor experience such as a construction worker, plumber, etc.
  • One-year minimum computer experience
  • Ability to perform duties in a responsible manner with minimal supervision

 

Water Utility Management maintains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time

 

 

 

WATER SYSTEM MAINTENANCE MANAGER

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

Code: 842-1

Grade: COUNTY

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

 
 

 

 

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

GIS Coordinator

Jackson County Water & Sewerage Authority
$53k-$61k
Ends: May 21, 2020
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GIS Coordinator

Come join the family of Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority (JCWSA), one of the fastest growing water and sewer utilities in Georgia.  This rare and tremendous job opportunity offers stability, variety, outstanding benefits and a promotive work culture.  The position of GIS Coordinator will build upon one of the best utility GIS systems in the state of Georgia. The GIS Coordinator will integrate GIS systems with many Authority functions/databases including work orders, customer billing, meter reading, maintenance programs, asset management, hydraulic models and emergency management.  Working under the Authority Engineer, the GIS Coordinator will be in integral part of JCWSA, offering support to all departments.

The JCWSA was created as a political subdivision of the State of Georgia by an act of the Georgia General Assembly in 1986 to provide water and sewer service to citizens of Jackson County.  JCWSA is a medium-sized utility serving nearly 10,000 customers.  Jefferson Georgia lies approximately 50 miles northwest of Atlanta.  Jefferson City Schools frequently rank #1 in the state of Georgia for College and Career Ready performance indicators.  Jefferson City and Jackson County offer a unique combination of rural living and outstanding city or county schools with easy access to a major metropolitan area. 

The GIS Coordinator will be laser-focused on GIS as it relates to water and sewer services without the typical distractions and limitations of many local governments.  JCWSA does not collect tax money and operates as an enterprise system, similarly to any business.  Our ratepayers support the utility and JCWSA strives to serve our stakeholders with extreme fidelity.  The GIS Coordinator is a production position, and similar to any business, this person must be willing to continually produce working GIS solutions and products for the ongoing benefit/improvement of JCWSA.

The GIS Coordinator must have any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in geography, computer science, planning, engineering, land surveying or related fields.  Applicants must have a strong background in ESRI products, UMS billing, and Elements XS or the ability to quickly learn these software systems.

Starting salary will be approximately $53k-$61k per year (depending on qualifications and experience), plus an exceptional benefit package.

All applicants meeting minimum qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply.  To apply please send cover letter, resume and list of five references to kjohnson@jcwsa.com.  References will not be contacted without permission.  Qualified applicants may be asked to complete an employment application.  Job description is available upon JCWSA website or by request.  Please apply immediately, as it is our hope to fill this position quickly.

Employment is contingent on successful background check, passage of pre-employment and periodic drug testing, and a 90-day probationary period.  A current driver’s license is required.  Position requires working indoors and outdoors (subject to ambient weather conditions).

Water Operator I, II, III

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY
None.


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

Lab Supervisor in Warner Robins, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: May 21, 2020
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Laboratory Supervisor
ESG Operations 
 
Are you a hands on manager with experience running a water or wastewater lab?  Are you a detail-oriented leader looking for a new opportunity with a growing company that is focused on teamwork?  Are you interested in leading a team of people to personal and group success while assuring customer satisfaction? As Lab Supervisor with ESG Operations, you will be able to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of the people of your community.

 

ESG Operations is currently hiring a Lab Supervisor in Warner Robins, GA.  In this position, you would be responsible for performing qualitative and quantitative analysis on a variety of wastewater, industrial and water plant samples.  Duties include collecting and analyzing samples, preparing samples for analysis, preparing and maintaining a variety of records, calibrating laboratory equipment and monitoring laboratory supplies and inventory.

 

As Lab Supervisor, you will:

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

 

Qualifications:

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


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

Our Company

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

 

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

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.

 

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

 Please submit a resume to: cwlanier@uiwater.com or call (912)598-7338, ask for Wayne Lanier

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

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.