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AUGUSTA COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY JOB POSTING ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN I

Augusta County Service Authority is seeking an Engineering Technician I to provide daily departmental support. Job duties for this position will focus primarily on administration of the Service Authority’s Cross Connection Control Program and land acquisition (easements and parcels) for capital projects. This position requires an Associate Degree in a technical field such as engineering or surveying or any equivalent combination of education or experience applicable to the position. Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

 An application with résumé may be submitted on our website at https://www.acsawater.com/EngineeringTechnician. A detailed job description is available for review online. Service Authority provides a competitive benefits package to include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, floating holidays, and Virginia Retirement System. 

Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Position open until filled. 

Posting Date: 9/11/2020 

Job Status: Non-Exempt

Utility Supervisor – Construction Hanover County Government - Department of Public Utilities 

Salary: $47,438.17 - $50,000.00 Annually 

General Description: This is a supervisory, technical position. The incumbent performs supervisory, field and related duties involved in the maintenance and repair of Hanover's water distribution and sewer collection systems.    

Organization: The Utility Supervisor of Construction reports to the Assistant Chief of Operations and Maintenance and supervises Utility Technicians.   

Essential Functions

• Supervises employees, performing related human resources functions and completing necessary paperwork. 

• Responsible for planning, training, coordinating and supervising the daily activities of the Construction group. 

• Troubleshoots and manages emergencies as they arise. 

• Ensures that work activities are carried out in compliance with applicable OSHA standards and regulations. 

• Ensures that work activities are carried out in accordance with the Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act. 

• Prepares reports and maintains records associated with the group. 

• Assists with budget preparation 

• Assists with procuring equipment and supplies required for the activities of the  group. 

• Approves invoices related to the activities of the group. • Performs related work as assigned. 

Construction Group Only

• Plans, coordinates and supervises the maintenance and repair of water distribution and sewer collection systems.   

Working Conditions

A. Hazards 

• May be exposed to chemicals, dust, fumes, noise, wastewater, vibrations and repetitiveness 

B. Environment 

• Office 

• Field – May be exposed to adverse weather 

C. Physical Effort 

• Intermittent lifting of objects up to fifty (50) pounds 

D. Non-exempt   

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Extensive knowledge and experience in the repair and maintenance of water distribution and wastewater collection systems, required. Knowledge of occupational hazards and precautions, required. Ability to review and understand utility record drawings, required. Must be able to assign and supervise the work of others. Computer skills and experience with software such as Outlook, Word and Excel, required. 

Construction Group: Experience in the operation of the heavy equipment utilized in the maintenance of water distribution and wastewater collection systems, required. Education, Experience and Training: High school diploma or equivalent required with experience in utility installation, repair and maintenance in assigned group required. Must have supervisory experience. Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable.   

Special Conditions

• Criminal Records Check, including fingerprinting 

• Valid Commonwealth of Virginia Driver's License 

• Must obtain a Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) within six (6) months of employment 

• Pre-employment Physical Examination/Drug Testing/Breath Alcohol Testing and repeated in accordance to policy thereafter 

• Twelve-month probationary period 

• Essential staff designation 

• Work beyond normal work schedule 

• Must wear uniform, including safety equipment 

• Audiometric testing 

 For complete job description and to apply, visit our website at www.hanovercountyjobs.com

Utility Operator (CD) – Ashland Wastewater Treatment Plan Hanover County Government – Department of Public Utilities

Salary: $31,972.00 - $58,034.00 

General Description

This is a technical position. The incumbent will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Ashland Wastewater Treatment Plant. The primary role involves monitoring, assessing, and making operational adjustments to various plant processes in order to maintain compliance with the facility's discharge permit. 

This position is classified as "essential". The plant operates 7 days per week (including weekends and holidays). The weekly schedule consists of three consecutive 13.5 hour shifts (5:00 am – 6:30 pm). Shifts rotate every 28 days with two other operators. Weekend shift (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) is required every three months. Schedule routinely includes working alone and independently. Covering shifts, weather conditions, and operational issues may require working additional days or working past normal operating hours. Responding to calls from the SCADA alarm system during non-staffed hours may be required. 

Organization: 

The Utility Operator position is part of Hanover County's Career Development Program (CD). The position has four levels: Operator-in Training, Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master. The incumbent reports to the Utility Superintendent and supervises no staff. 

Each operator is required to obtain progressive Virginia Wastewater Works Operator licenses to remain employed. A Class IV license is required within 24 months of hire, a Class III license is required within 42 months, and a Class II license is required within 66 months. Obtaining a Class I license is optional. Training assistance is provided to help meet this requirement. 

Essential functions and associated duties include, but are not limited to

• Reviewing analytical data and field observations to maintain operational control targets and to determine optimum operational strategies 

• The ability to monitor and make remote adjustments to equipment and processes using the plant's computerized SCADA control system as well as local/manual adjustments in the field 

• Performing routine checks of the status of plant processes and equipment operations 

• Performing operation, control, and troubleshooting of the plant's chemical feed system, sludge dewatering equipment, pumping equipment, and ultraviolet disinfection system 

• Conducting laboratory sampling, analysis, and the completion of the associated regulatory paperwork and records according to SOP's and VELAP standards 

• Performing preventative maintenance, calibrations, and cleaning of plant equipment and buildings 

• The ability to perform mathematical calculations for generating lab and field data 

• Other operational duties as assigned 

Working Conditions

A. Hazards 

• Exposure to raw and treated wastewater, sludge, chemicals, oil, grease, noise, vibrations, dust, fumes, offensive odors, and adverse weather conditions

B. Environment 

• Office/Lab: 20% 

• Field/Physical Plant: 80% 

C. Physical Effort 

• Occasional lifting of objects up to 50 pounds 

• Routine walking of plant grounds 

• Routine use of ladders and stairs 

• Routine standing, bending, and lifting 

• Occasional strenuous cleaning of plant equipment and structures

D. Non-Exempt Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Varies with CD level 

• Ability to work independently and multi-task

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to follow written instructions and SOP's 

• Ability to accurately complete and maintain logs, records, and reports 

• Ability to perform mathematical calculations and use a computer 

Education, Experience, and Training

• High school diploma or equivalent is required 

• Post-high school training consistent with job demands is preferred 

• Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training to that is sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities required is acceptable

Special Conditions

• Criminal Records Check, including fingerprinting 

• Valid Commonwealth of Virginia Driver's License 

• Pre-employment Physical Examination/Drug Test and repeated in accordance to policy thereafter 

• Twelve-month probationary period 

• Essential staff designation 

For complete job description and to apply, visit our website at www.hanovercountyjobs.com

The Town of Culpeper’s Environmental Services Department is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Environmental Services Director. The Environmental Services Department is responsible for both the production of clean drinking water and wastewater treatment. 

The successful candidate will perform difficult technical work supervising the operation and maintenance of a 6 MGD wastewater treatment plant and 4 MGD water treatment plant; provide administrative oversight of departmental functions; interact with consulting engineers regarding development of significant capital improvement projects, process changes and upgrades and equipment upgrades; assist with development of annual departmental operations and capital improvement budgets; assist with development of departmental plans, policies and procedures; draft and develop requests for proposals/bids; administer contracts for services obtained through outside contractors; develop cost trend analysis documents for water and wastewater funds; prepare and submit a variety of local, state and federally mandated reports; and perform other duties as assigned. 

Candidate must have thorough knowledge of principles and practices of treatment plant operation, planning and design; thorough knowledge of federal and state regulations governing the operation of wastewater treatment facilities and water treatment facilities; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards of the work and of necessary safety precautions; and ability to plan, schedule and direct the work of subordinate operators. 

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university, or high school supplemented by college level courses in chemistry, biology or plant operations and extensive experience in wastewater treatment plant and water treatment plant operations, including some supervisory experience. 

Application and complete job description are available on our website at www.culpeperva.gov

Open until filled. EOE

The Augusta County Service Authority is accepting applications for Engineering Manager 

Posting Date: 8/14/2020 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled 

Salary: DOQ Full Salary Range: $74,148 - $118,634 

The Augusta County Service Authority is the public water and wastewater treatment provider for Augusta County, Virginia serving more than 14,600 residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The Service Authority provides a competitive salary, offers a full benefits package, and VRS retirement. 

The Service Authority is seeking an Engineering Manager to provide daily departmental support, project management, and organizational program oversight. Applicant must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or similar field. Applicant should have 5+ years direct experience and be a licensed Professional Engineer. A complete job description and digital application are available on our website at https://www.acsawater.com/employment

 Applicants not meeting the qualifications for Engineering Manager may be considered for other engineering jobs, if available. 

 The Augusta County Service Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Utility Plant Operator UTILITY PLANT OPERATOR 

The Town of Culpeper’s Environmental Services Department is seeking qualified applicants for a Utility Plant Operator.  An experienced operator with a water treatment license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia is preferred; however, persons without experience or license will be considered. 

The successful candidate will perform technical work operating, monitoring, and adjusting the process of a water and/or wastewater treatment plant; operate well stations and tanks; inspect well sites; collect samples for testing; mix and change chemicals; assist in various plant maintenance operations; and perform other duties as assigned. This position is part of a career ladder with specific duties varying at each level. This position is required to work 12 hour shifts. 

Salary is based on career ladder placement, qualifications, and experience: 

Utility Operator Trainee (no license) - $16.28/hour 

Utility Operator Trainee (Class IV license) - $20.00/hour 

Utility Plant Operator I (Class III license) - $22.00/hour 

Utility Plant Operator II (Class II license) - $25.80/hour 

Senior Utility Plant Operator (Class I license) - $28.40/hour 

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and ability to operate a personal computer. 

Preferred Qualifications: Experience operating a water and/or wastewater treatment plant facility. Knowledge of treatment plant principles and operating practices; knowledge of operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a treatment plant; knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work; ability to detect flaws in the operation of equipment and determine proper remedial measures; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.  

Application and complete job description are available on our website at www.culpeperva.gov.  

Open until filled.

Utility Plant Operator / Senior Utility Plant Operator 

Toms Brook - Maurertown Sanitary District 

Shenandoah County is recruiting for a Utility Plant Operator / Senior Utility Plant Operator (depending on applicant qualifications). The opening is at the Toms Brook-Maurertown Sanitary District, which operates water and wastewater plants in Toms Brook. 

The Utility Plant Operator position (pay range $32,083 – $47,627) performs a combination of plant operation and maintenance, while the senior level position (pay range $35,371 – $52,509) focuses on plant operation at a higher level and must be licensed. 

Shenandoah County offers a competitive benefits package including Virginia Retirement System, paid health and dental insurance, vacation, sick, and holiday leave. 

Submit a resume and a completed Shenandoah County employment application to Patrick Felling, Director of Public Services, 600 N. Main Street, Suite 102, Woodstock, VA 22664. Electronic submissions may be emailed to jobs@shenandoahcountyva.us. For complete Job Descriptions and County Application, please visit https://bit.ly/2X7HsCm.

This position is open until filled. Applications received by COB August 12, 2020 will receive first review. Shenandoah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

GLOUCESTER COUNTY invites applications for the position of: Assistant Director of Utilities 

This position has been reclassified and this is a new vacancy announcement. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply! 

The NEW hiring salary for this position is $96,052 +/- DOQ. 

Performs complex professional, technical, administrative, and supervisory work related to the operation, expansion, and planning of the County's water transmission, storage, and distribution systems as well as the County's wastewater collection, pumping and transmission systems. Responsible for programming the maintenance and improvement of the County's water supply reservoir and water treatment plants (surface water and reverse osmosis). Working within broad policy and organizational guidelines, independently plans and implements projects and reports progress of major activities through periodic meetings with supervisor. 

Employee must exercise initiative, independent judgment, tact, and courtesy in the performance of job duties. Reports to the Director of Utilities. 

Gloucester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Click the following link to view the examples of duties and full job description: Assistant Director of Utilities Hiring salary $96,052 +/- DOQ. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, or related field. Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible work experience dealing with municipal water systems, maintenance, and construction. Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience. Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid driver's license; possess and maintain a driving record that meets established Gloucester County Driving Standards. Possession of Virginia Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain a Virginia Professional Engineer (PE) license within six (6) months from date of hire.

This position has been reclassified and the NEW hiring salary is $96,052+/- DOQ. 

Priority consideration will be given to applicants that apply by March 8th. Position is open until filled.

TITLE: Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator in Training 

DEPARTMENT: Public Works, City of Franklin 

JOB SUMMARY: This position participates in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. 

FLSA Status: This position is non-exempt. 

MAJOR DUTIES

• Monitor the SCADA system for plant equipment operation. 

• Makes regular inspection of plant and equipment to monitor operation. 

• Collects samples for testing; performs tests relating to plant operations. 

• Pumps sludge from thickener to digester. 

• Makes changes in plant processes as directed by Chief and Lead operators necessary to improve plant efficiency. 

• Document meter readings, gauges, dials; and plant operations on bench sheets and daily operations log book. 

• Monitor plant equipment for proper operation and inform the Lead Operator of any equipment repair needs. 

• Transfer, mix and measure chemical feed systems. 

• Performs minor plant maintenance and housekeeping duties. 

• Performs field and laboratory testing. 

• Maintains operational reports, time clock readings, calculate plant flow and prepares reports. 

• Performs other related duties as assigned. 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY POSITION

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

• Knowledge of hydraulics, chemical, and mechanical principles pertinent to treatment plant operations. 

• Knowledge of the chemical and physical processes involved in the treatment of wastewater. 

• Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in wastewater plant operations. 

• Knowledge of personal computers for word processing and electronic communications.

• Skill in the preparation of detailed reports. 

• Skill in oral and written communication. 

• Skill in comprehending, understanding, and interpreting complex and technical information. 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Lead Operator assigns work in terms of general instruction. The Lead Operator spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results. 

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include the Federal Clean Water Act and EPA, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Department of Health, US Department of Agriculture, OSHA regulations and the plant Operations and Maintenance manual. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application. 

COMPLEXITY: The work requires an ability to interpret complex operational and maintenance requirements in a State Regulatory environment. Inclement weather conditions can contribute to the complexity of assigned duties. 

SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to train as a WWTP operator and achieve licensure as a WWTP Operator while participating in the operation of the treatment plant. Successful performance in this position ensures that the plant operates in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. 

PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with other city personnel, regulatory agents, contractors, vendors, and members of the general public. 

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, bending, crouching, stooping and walking. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, works around open tanks and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in an office, warehouse, or outdoors setting. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious diseases, irritating chemicals, and occasional cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such a masks, goggles, or gloves. 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: None.

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 or equivalent. 

• Ability to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position and understand instructions. 

• Possession of or ability to readily obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for the type vehicle or equipment operated. 

• Ability to obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate within 1 ½ years of employment.

For more information go to https://www.franklinva.com/government/departments/employment/

TITLE: Utility Maintenance Technician PW/26 

DEPARTMENT: Public Works, City of Franklin 

JOB SUMMARY: This position performs technical and non-technical duties in the operation and maintenance of the City's utility systems.  

MAJOR JOB DUTIES: 

o Performs daily inspections of vehicles and equipment. 

o Responds to after hour emergencies and performs on call duties. 

o Performs grounds maintenance as directed. 

o Provides as built drawings as directed. 

o Performs other duties as assigned. 

o Performs other related tasks as required. 

o Locates underground utilities. 

o Assists in other utility operations as directed. 

o Prepares reports and documents as directed. 

 SEWER DUTIES: 

o Performs maintenance of sewer pumping equipment, evaluates equipment for repair or replacement needs; cleans and removes grease. 

o Responds to pumping station alarms. 

o Performs sewer bypass operations of gravity sewer and force mains. 

o Performs smoke and dye tests of sewers, sewer service cleaning and TV inspections. 

o Performs confined space entries of sanitary sewer manholes and pumping stations. 

o Performs grease trap inspections. 

WATER DUTIES: 

o Operates a waterline flushing program as directed. 

o Operates a fire hydrant maintenance program as directed. 

o Operates a water valve exercising program and water main shut downs as directed. 

o Performs well maintenance, inspection and testing of chemical dosages. 

o Performs necessary repairs (maintenance) on well equipment. 

o Monitors SCADA System for City Wells. 

o Inspects and test backflow prevention devices. 

o Perform water meter reading as directed. 

o Perform utility billing water meter rereads and work orders as directed. 

o Repair faulty water meters as directed. 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION: 

o Knowledge of utility operations. 

o Knowledge of mechanical and electrical maintenance methods. 

o Skill in the operation of job related equipment. 

o Skill in oral and written communication. 

o Skill in reading blueprints and plans. 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Lead Utility Operator assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of final results. 

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include city ordinances, city vehicle operations laws, safety rules, city construction standards, and city and department policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application. 

COMPLEXITY: The work consists of related duties in the operation and maintenance of the City's utility system. Inclement weather contributes to the complexity of the position. 

SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to participate in the operation and maintenance of the utility system. Successful performance in this position contributes to the efficiency of the system operations. 

PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with other City personnel, contractors, vendors, and members of the public. 

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed outdoors. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, and occasional cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective equipment such as masks, goggles or gloves. 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: None 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

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

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

o Possession of or ability to readily obtain and maintain a valid driver's license issued for the type Vehicle or equipment operated. Minimum Class B CDL with tank and air brake endorsements. 

For more info go to www.franklinva.com.

Assistant Plant Operator 

Hopewell, VA 

Founded in 1886 American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, the company employs over 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com

Primary Role 

Performs a variety of tasks for the proper and efficient operation of the water treatment process. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring a sufficient water supply, which complies with state and federal water quality regulations to ensure public safety. Either this position or Requisition # 98845 will be filled. 

Key Accountabilities 

• Performs all functions of the position in a safe and conscientious manner, with constant regard for the safety of fellow employees and the general public. Complies with all company prescribed safety policies and procedures. Performs all duties as assigned by supervision. Some duties may be directed by the Plant Operator, who is the licensed operator in charge of the plant. Operates, inspects, and controls electric motors, diesel engines, pumps, and valves to regulate the water treatment process. Monitors and controls feed rates of chemicals including, but not limited to, chlorine, ammonia, alum, fluoride, potassium permanganate, polymer, powdered activated carbon and corrosion inhibitors into water treatment process. Understands the impact of the chemicals on the finished product. 

• Uses judgment to react to changing raw water conditions as they relate to proper treatment of water. Fills treatment chemical day tanks via the use of automated transfer equipment and/or manually conveys materials from drums, bags, or barrels to feed equipment. Documents chemical feed activities and system performance with written reports and automatic charts. Records data, such as residual content of chemicals, water pressure, power consumption, water output, and chemical consumption. 

• Monitors SCADA system, checks charts, and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates and water storage and distribution of water. Cleans and lubricates machines and equipment, using hand tools and power tools. Collects and tests water samples to determine basic water quality parameters including, but not limited to, chlorine residual, pH, alkalinity, bacteriological analysis, fluoride, zinc, aluminum, particle counts, and turbidity. Inspects equipment and control devices for damage to the water treatment plant and piping systems, and reports as necessary. 

• Calibrates laboratory equipment to ensure quality control and prepares bacteria monitoring media, as necessary. Turns valves, pulls levers, flips switches, and operates SCADA system to run and control motor driven pumps and equipment. Reads flow meters and gauges to regulate equipment according to water consumption and demand. Maintains plant buildings and grounds to appropriate appearance standards including, but not limited to, the clean up of chemicals accidentally spilled. 

• Accurately records daily weather information. Answers customer service calls and directs them accordingly. Operates waste valves and equipment to properly discharge waste. Drives company vehicles. 

• Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor. 

Knowledge/Skills 

Knowledge: Familiarity with the operations of SCADA computer systems for utilities. 

Skills: Basic computer skills and the technical, academic and physical ability to perform the duties of the job. Able to readily read, understand, and accurately follow operating instructions. Able to discern between the relative importance of assigned duties and have the proper regard for the use of time and equipment. Possess an awareness of the responsibility to safeguard the water supply. Able to send and receive instructions by radio, phone, and computer. Able to cooperate with and assist other employees. Work effectively under pressure. Neat, reliable, resourceful with a retentive memory, and able to think and act promptly. 

Cert/Licenses: Virginia Water Treatment Operator's License preferred Experience/Education Experience: Less than one year. Education: GED/HS Diploma 

Other: Works overtime as required. 

Please apply online at www.amwater.com/careers. Requisition # 98889 

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American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

POSITION: WWTP Operator I 

DEPARTMENT: Public Works and Utilities 

PAY RANGE: $34,098-$44,327-$54,556 

FLSA: Non-Exempt 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB: A technical position responsible for operation, repair and maintenance of the wastewater treatment system and other duties as directed. Work is performed under general supervision. Work may require rotation of shifts.

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PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA invites applications for the position of: Utility Worker 

SALARY: See Position Description 

OPENING DATE: 06/25/20 

CLOSING DATE: Continuous 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS: Prince George County Utilities Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Utility Worker. This position will be responsible for operating and organizing the use of utility tools, equipment and vehicles. (The following tasks are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.) 

Utility Worker I ($30,956 - $46,434) Assists with preventive maintenance and repairs on water and wastewater utility equipment. Assists with repairs and installs water and wastewater utility lines as needed. Reads water meters and records consumption accurately, including the use of automated equipment. 1+ year(s) of experience in related field is preferred. 

Utility Worker II ($34,782 - $53,913) Assists with locating and repairing of water/sewer lines. Repairs minor leaks on small water/sewer services. Conducts preventive maintenance and repairs on water/wastewater equipment. 3-5 years of experience in related field is preferred. Valid CDL - preferred (must submit along with application). Confined Space Entry certification - preferred (must submit along with application). 

Utility Worker III (Pump Station Mechanic/Underground Utility Technician) ($39,082 - $60,576) Able to perform all duties of a Utility Worker I and II. Operates utility maintenance equipment. Identifies, locates, calls-in Miss Utility – VA811 tickets as requested. Detects and isolates water/sewer leaks. Repairs/maintains water/sewer pumps as needed. 5+ years of experience in related field is preferred. Valid CDL - preferred (must submit along with application). Confined Space Entry certification - preferred (must submit along with application). 

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QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Comprehensive knowledge of the tools, materials and equipment used in the installation, replacement, maintenance and repair of utility lines and equipment; comprehensive knowledge of a variety of maintenance and manual tasks involved in the installation, maintenance, repair and replacement of water and wastewater utility lines and equipment; comprehensive knowledge in the use of common hand and power tools; ability to operate utility construction equipment; ability to perform manual and semiskilled labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable conditions; ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with customers, supervisor and coworkers. Background in sewer pump maintenance is preferred. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalent required with related water and wastewater utility experience preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. Higher levels on the Career Ladder require additional experience, certifications and/or training. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver's license at hire; commercial driver's license within 6 (six) months of employment: may work beyond normal schedule; may be assigned routine scheduled coverage responsibilities under call-out policy; must wear uniform according to standards, including safety equipment. 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:http://www.princegeorgecountyva.gov

Utility Worker Supplemental Questionnaire 

* 1. Do you currently possess a valid driver's license? Yes No 

* 2. Do you have a commercial driver's license (CDL)? Yes No 

3. If you answered "Yes" to question number two, when does your CDL expire? * 

4. How many years' experience do you have working in public utilities? None 1-3 years 4-6 years 7 or more years 

* 5. Do you have experience repairing or maintaining pumps and motors? Yes No 

6. If you answered "Yes" to question number five, please explain. 

* 7. Do you have any experience repairing underground water/wastewater lines? Yes No 

8. If you answered "Yes" to question number seven, please explain. 

* Required Question

Water Plant Operator

Hanover County Government - Department of Public Utilities Salary: $31,972.00 - $58,034.00 

Annually General Description: This is a technical position and is for a Water Plant Operator at the Doswell Water Treatment Plant. An experienced operator with a State of Virginia issued water treatment license is preferred; however, persons without experience or license will be considered. The water plant operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This position requires operators to work 12 hour shifts which rotate from day to night on a weekly cycle. Operators work approximately 14 days per month. Please note that this position has State water licensing requirements that begin within 24 months of hiring date. In-house training opportunities are available to help meet this requirement. 

Organization: The Utility Operator position is part of Hanover County's Career Development Program (CD). The Utility Operator position has four (4) levels: Operator-in-Training, Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master. The CD requires that an employee obtain a Class IV Water Operator License within 2 years and a Class II Water Operator License within 5.5 years of hire. 

Essential Functions: Duties will vary at each level of the career ladder. They include, but are not limited to the following. 

· Conducts laboratory analysis. 

· Monitors plant and system processes and makes adjustments as necessary. 

· Maintains operational and maintenance records (both written and in computer). 

· Assists with regulatory reporting. 

· Collects samples for analysis. 

· Keeps plant and work environment clean. 

· Assists maintenance personnel as needed. Equipment and process troubleshooting. 

· Master Operators will function in a lead position and will be required to assist the Superintendent with a variety of administrative functions/special projects and stands-in during Superintendent's absence.

 · Other operational duties as assigned. 

Working Conditions

A. Hazards · May be exposed to chemicals, dust, fumes, noise, vibration, repetitiveness,

B. Environment · Office · Field - Laboratory, industrial plant, outdoors in all weather conditions 

C. Physical Effort · Lifting of objects up to 50 lbs. . Routinely walking up and down stairways and ladders. . Occasional standing and/or working on feet for extended periods of time. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Varies with CD level. Knowledge of water treatment and abilities, required. Knowledge and skills sufficient to meet CD requirements (e.g. certification, in-house promotion Board, etc.). 

Education, Experience and Training: Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Ability to operate a personal computer. 

Preferred Qualifications: Prior water plant experience and possession of a State of Virginia water license. Experience in electrical and/or mechanical maintenance, laboratory experience, and familiarity with MS Office software. Ability to problem solve and trouble shoot water treatment processes and related equipment, and learn new tasks and procedures quickly. 

Special Conditions: · A Criminal Records Check is required for employment. · Valid Commonwealth of Virginia Driver's License with acceptable driving record. · Work days & nights, work holidays and weekends, work a 12 hour shift. . Ability to operate a personal computer. · Water License issued by the State of Virginia. · Pre-employment Physical Examination/Drug Test and repeated in accordance to policy thereafter. · Twelve-month probationary period. · Essential staff designation; regardless of weather or road conditions the operator is required to report to work. · Must wear uniform, including safety equipment. 

For complete job description and to apply, visit our website at www.hanovercountyjobs.com

Utility Operator (CD) – Doswell Water Treatment Plant AUGUSTA COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY JOB POSTING WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE

Performs routine tasks, tests, and applies judgment based upon training and defined operations and maintenance practices related to the processing of wastewater at treatment facilities and/or pump stations. Operate domestic wastewater treatment systems including chemical, physical, and microbiological processes. Conducts inspections of facility; observes process control parameters via SCADA, various instrumentation screens, and results of laboratory analyses; and anticipates and plans for flow changes and treatment system adjustments. Responds to all alarms, failures, and process needs occurring at any wastewater facility. Read meters and gauges, enters data in operational logs and computer spreadsheets, and completes other records and reports. Observes operations of chemical feed systems, and replenishes as needed, monitors and measures feed rates on a regular and timely basis, adjusts feed rates to meet treatment needs and operating permit goals and requirements. Collects samples and performs analysis on wastewater and sludge samples and submits required samples to central laboratory, interprets test results and makes corresponding treatment process changes where necessary, and conducts special tests as required by supervisor. Performs preventive and minor maintenance on equipment and assists maintenance personnel as needed. Check pump stations, operates filter press, cleans basins, and assists in filter testing while on utility shifts. Perform duties and tasks in an environmentally friendly manner. Perform general housekeeping and other building and grounds tasks as assigned. Perform duties in accordance with all local, state and federal laws, rules and guidelines. Maintain effective working relationship with co-workers and the public. Must be knowledgeable of and adhere to personnel and safety policies and practices and all safety regulations. 

Working conditions include the following: Frequent standing, walking, reaching, climbing, and driving; occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, balancing, reaching, and sitting; lifting or moving up to 55 pounds without assistance; frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and moderate noise level. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to distinguish color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be willing to work a rotating shift including weekends and holidays. Most possess a personal or home phone. 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or vocational school and some experience in activities that require both written and oral instructions and using mathematics. The following skills are required: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports, ability to speak effectively to the public or co-workers; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure; ability to compute rate, ratio, and to draw and interpret line graphs; ability to calculate percentages, area, circumference, and volume; ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry; ability to solve practical problems, troubleshoot systems, and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form; ability to operate small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line phone systems; ability to operate computers for data entry, Microsoft Word and/or accounting purposes; and ability to operate industry related tools and equipment. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver License. Must possess a valid Class B Virginia Commercial Driver License with H and N endorsements or be able to acquire the same within 6-12 months of employment. Must obtain a minimum Class 4 license within 18 months of employment as a condition of successful job performance and continued employment. 

Please submit an application with résumé by visiting our website at https://www.acsawater.com/. A detailed job description is available for review online. Benefits include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, and Virginia Retirement System. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. Salary based on experience. Posting Date: 7/1/20 Job Status: Non-Exempt

AUGUSTA COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY JOB POSTING WATER PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE 

Performs routine tasks, tests, and applies judgment based upon training and defined operations and maintenance practices related to the processing of water at treatment facilities and/or pump stations. Operates domestic water treatment systems including chemical, and physical processes. Conducts inspections of facility; observes process control parameters via SCADA, various instrumentation screens, and results of laboratory analyses, and anticipates and plans for flow changes and treatment system adjustments. Responds to all alarms, failures, and process needs occurring at any water facility. Read meters and gauges, enters data in operational logs and computer spreadsheets, and completes other records and reports. Observes operations of chemical feed systems, and replenishes as needed, monitors and measures feed rates on a regular and timely basis, adjusts feed rates to meet treatment needs and operating permit goals and requirements. Disassembles pipes and clear out pumps when closed and changes and clean screen filters. Collects samples and performs analysis on water samples and submits required samples to central laboratory, interprets test results and makes corresponding treatment process changes where necessary, and conducts special tests as required by supervisor. Understands plant valving and piping systems and makes changes to flow patterns as needed. Performs preventive and minor maintenance on equipment and assists maintenance personnel as needed. Check pump stations, clean basins, and assists in filter testing while on utility shifts. Perform duties and tasks in an environmentally friendly manner. Perform general housekeeping and other building and grounds tasks as assigned. Perform duties in accordance with all local, state and federal laws, rules and guidelines. Maintain effective working relationship with co-workers and the public. Must be knowledgeable of and adhere to personnel and safety policies and practices and all safety regulations. 

Working conditions include the following: Frequent standing, walking, reaching, climbing, and driving; occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, balancing, reaching, and sitting; lifting or moving up to 50 pounds without assistance; frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and moderate noise level. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to distinguish color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. Most possess a personal or home phone. 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or vocational school and some experience in activities that require both written and oral instructions and using mathematics. The following skills are required: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports, ability to speak effectively to the public or co-workers; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure; ability to compute rate, ratio, and to draw and interpret line graphs; ability to calculate percentages, area, circumference, and volume; ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry; ability to solve practical problems, troubleshoot systems, and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form; ability to operate small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line phone systems; ability to operate computers for data entry, Microsoft Word and/or accounting purposes. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver License. Must possess a valid Class B Virginia Commercial Driver License with H and N endorsements or be able to acquire the same within 6-12 months of employment. Must obtain a Virginia Waterworks Operator Class 4 license within 18 months of employment as a condition of successful job performance and continued employment. 

Please submit an application with résumé by visiting our website at https://www.acsawater.com/. A detailed job description is available for review online. Benefits include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, and Virginia Retirement System. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. Salary based on experience. Posting Date: 7/1/20 Job Status: Non-Exempt

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