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    Senior Project Planner
    MILWAUKEE METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICT
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 9-23-2020

    SALARY: $86,273.06 – $101,522.81 Annually
    OPENING DATE: 09/22/20
    CLOSING DATE: 10/13/20 11:59 PM

    DESCRIPTION:
    The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (District) is a regional government agency that provides water reclamation and flood management services for about 1.1 million people in 28 communities in the greater Milwaukee area. The District’s mission protects public health and the environment through world-class, cost-effective water resource management, leadership, and partnership.

    The District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Project Planner in the Planning, Research and Sustainability (PRS) Division. Reporting to the Director of PRS, this position will be primarily responsible for the management and implementation of the District’s Working Soils Program® that aims to permanently protect privately-held working (agricultural) land through the purchase of conservation easements in the Milwaukee River watershed floodplain. The Senior Project Planner will also coordinate conservation efforts with a variety of partners to prioritize and provide financial and technical assistance to agricultural producers in the Milwaukee River Watershed to reduce flood risks, improve water quality, promote soil health, and improve habitat for fish and wildlife.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Lead and manage the Working Soils Program® consultant team responsible for acquiring permanent conservation easements and the day-to-day activities of the program.
    • Oversee the District’s efforts to support the Milwaukee River Watershed Conservation Partnership (MRWCP) that builds the capacity of more than 20 watershed stakeholders within the Milwaukee River Watershed to increase the support of healthy soils, clean water, and smart business
    • Effectively and accurately represent District projects managed by staff to public audiences and outlets while productively conveying information from the District to the public or from the public to the District.
    • Assure professional and technical representation and communication of the District with municipal staff, consulting resources for the District and municipalities, contracted resources for the District and municipalities, academic stakeholders in the District, and other technical/professional interests in the District.
    • Understand the District’s long-term goals and initiatives (Facilities Plans, 2035 Vision, and future guiding principles) and manage assigned projects and programs to prioritize and maximize long-term goals and initiatives.
    • Create and manage assigned projects through planning, design, construction and start-up. Ensure projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
    • Manage planning and design consultants to ensure conformance with District policies, procedures, standards, and design criteria. Ensure contracts are completed on schedule and within budget.
    • Oversee District inter-related program/project coordination and reduce District administration time by reducing redundancy. Work and collaborate across District division lines. Strengthen municipal relationships through more efficient information sharing.
    • Promote public awareness and a positive image of District programs and projects in public and municipalities.
    • Prepare and advertise consultant/contractor documents such as RFPs, contracts and invoices for procurement of planning and engineering services related to assigned projects.
    • Provide technical support to other District projects and/or departments.
    • Review and analyze environmental and flood management regulations as well as respond to inquiries from regulatory agencies.
    • Perform inter-agency coordination on assigned projects (municipalities, utility groups, regulatory agencies, and community groups).
    • Provide timely and thorough quality control and quality assurance reviews of contract documents to ensure compliance with District requirements and standards.
    • Manage the acquisition of all required easements, permits, and Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreements/Memoranda of Understanding for contracts.
    • Support real estate department in acquisition of properties in floodplains, green infrastructure installments, and easements. Participate in mediation and negotiation to determine environmental liabilities.
    • Assist the Legal, Technical Services Division, Contract Compliance, and Communications departments with technical and policy expertise as needed.
    • Ensure completion of all required documentation, records documents, and drawings, etc.
    • Think beyond existing requirements and textbook formulas.
    • Complete special projects as assigned.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Education: Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, planning, environmental science, water resources, or related field. Master’s degree required.

    • Six to seven years of increasingly complex job related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in land acquisition, conservation management, environmental restoration, agricultural conservation management, wastewater, sewer, freshwater, and watercourse/flood management experience
    • Strong project management skills
    • High degree of interpersonal and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to resolve conflict
    • Ability to apply planning and engineering principles and practices to the solution of planning and engineering problems
    • Experience in managing and monitoring project budgets
    • Scheduling software experience preferred
    • Experience with facilities planning, energy management, green infrastructure, sustainability, and wastewater treatment processes/operations
    • Training in OSHA safety and first aid, if applicable
    • Computer software proficiency
    • Ability to think in advanced, non-traditional ways about the future
    • Valid driver’s license

     

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an office environment and is exposed to outside weather conditions or treatment plant conditions 5% of the time. While outside or at the treatment plants, employee may be exposed to extreme temperatures, wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, noise and fumes. Ability to travel 5% of the time.

     

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://www.mmsd.com

    260 W. Seeboth St.
    Milwaukee, WI 53204
    hrapplicants@mmsd.com

    Position #2020-00037
    SENIOR PROJECT PLANNER


    Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor
    VILLAGE OF HANOVER PARK
    Hanover Park, IL
    Posted 9-23-2020

    OPENING DATE: 09/16/20

    CLOSING DATE: 10/07/20 04:30 PM

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    HIRING SALARY RANGE: $78,716 – $96,427.50

    FULL SALARY RANGE: $78,716 – $114,139

     

    Under general direction, supervises the treatment of effluent wastewater in compliance with all standards and regulations. Performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of all treatment plant equipment and machinery. Compiles and submits required Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports. Formulates and implements divisional budget. Exercises a high level of discretion with making decisions and requires very little direct guidance from superiors.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

     Supervises the daily work activities of a staff responsible for the operation and routine maintenance of the Village’s wastewater treatment facilities. Provides technical assistance and in-house training to plant operators. Promotes efficiency and safety in the treatment process.

    Operates equipment and machinery used in the treatment process such as pumps, aerobic digesters, blowers in aeration tanks, and media filters; adjusts return rates and air rates; disinfects plant effluent and releases treated water to receiving stream; supervises the contractual sludge removal from the treatment process.

    Services upon requisitions treatment equipment and machinery, including: greasing pumps and motors, changing oil in compressors, aerators and filters; repairing and maintaining meters, gauges and other plant equipment.

    Monitors the wastewater treatment process in accordance with all applicable laws, ordinances and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations; inspects machinery, equipment and control panels for defects; measures the rate of flow of effluent water through the treatment plant; adjusts the treatment process when laboratory analysis detects problems.

    Supervises the Villages industrial pre-treatment program which includes the zinc monitoring program from the industrial parks, and leachate discharge monitoring, testing, and invoicing from landfills that discharge to the village’s treatment plant.

    Supervises and/or performs the collection of water samples throughout the treatment process; supervises the laboratory analysis of samples taken from treatment plants.

    Supervises and/or performs building and grounds maintenance and janitorial activities at treatment facilities; mows and trims grass, pulls weeds and plows snow; supervises painting of various equipment and buildings.

    Responsible for care and maintenance of the sanitary sewer collection system including sewer televising, sewer line jetting programs.

    Compiles and submits all required records and reports to Director of Public Works; prepares monthly, semi-annual, quarterly, and annual Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports, daily activity records and equipment repair reports.

    Provides significant input and/or contributes to the development of departmental policies and procedures, and occasionally contributes to the development of policies that affect other departments.

    Maintains an inventory and authorizes the requisitions of budgeted materials and supplies.

    Forecasts operational needs, anticipates costs, and formulates Wastewater Treatment Division’s budget; maintains division expenditures within budgetary limitations.

    Plans and prioritizes own work schedule and the department’s workload to include strategic planning for the Department and plans that integrate/involve/impact other departments.

    Adheres to all Village policies and procedures within the department and as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

    Maintains regular attendance and punctuality and a neat and tidy workspace.

    Follows all safety regulations, policies and procedures. Reports all unsafe conditions and acts to supervisor. Reports all accidents to the supervisor immediately whenever possible, but no later than end of the employee’s work shift. Follows recognized safe work practices.

    Facilitates safety training. Includes safety discussions/topics in management meetings. Demonstrates involvement in safety inspections by performing safety self-inspections. Demonstrates involvement in behavioral observations. Conducts safety talks according to established schedule (minimum–monthly). Reviews and signs off on all accident investigation reports and assures that corrective actions are implemented. Oversees corrective action for safety violations.

    Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Directly supervises employees in the Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Public Works Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing safety issues, complaints and resolving problems.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

     To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    EDUCATION &/OR EXPERIENCE:

    Completion of an Associate’s degree or two (2) years of technical or business school and five (5) years of experience as a Wastewater Treatment Operator; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

     

    OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    The ability to be available for call-outs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Must possess the following certifications and/or licenses: Environmental Protection Agency Class 1 Wastewater Treatment Operator; requires a valid Illinois CDL class B vehicle license or ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire.

     

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.hpiljobs.org

     

    OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:

    2121 Lake Street
    Hanover Park, IL 60133
    630-823-5660
    jobs@hpil.org

     

    An Equal Opportunity Employer – Job #09152020 WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR


    WATER PLANT OPERATOR A
    City of Duluth
    Duluth, MN
    Posted 9-22-2020

    OPENING DATE: September 18, 2020

    CLOSING DATE: October 3, 2020

    JOB TYPE: Full-Time

    SALARY: $57,313.00 – $67,544.00 Annually

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    This is the highest class within the Water Plant Operator series who maintains a safe, reliable, and cost-efficient supply of potable water.

     

    DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
    Employees at this level are distinguished from other the Water Plant Operator levels by the level of certification achieved and the amount of guidance and instruction needed to perform duties as assigned, and expected to function with the highest amount of knowledge comparative to positions with  lower certifications.  Positions at this level exercise independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED):

    1. Complete regular rounds of all Water Division facilities to ensure proper operating conditions.
    2. Control the volume and pressure of raw, intermediate, and treated water to the appropriate points within the water system by monitoring and operating pumps and valves in order to meet demand for finished water.
    3. Adjust feed rates of various chemicals as necessary to maintain prescribed dosage rates and meet all applicable standards for potable water treatment.
    4. Ensure all phases of the water treatment process are in accordance with applicable standards.
    5. Maintain equipment and processes used in treating and delivering water to produce potable water in accordance with all applicable standards.
    6. Predict demand for finished, potable water in all water systems served by the City of Duluth.
    7. Maintain a sufficient volume and pressure of finished, potable water delivered to all the water systems served by the City of Duluth sufficient to meet their demands.
    8. Troubleshoot and correct abnormal operating conditions.
    9. Operate and maintain all equipment used in the treatment and supply of water by the City of Duluth.
    10. Report transmission or distribution losses to the proper individuals or agencies for correction.
    11. Collaborate with other individuals, within and without the City, in order to conduct regular and emergency operations efficiently.
    12. Communicate with others, orally and in writing, within and without the City, in a respectful, appropriate manner.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Five years’ experience operating a potable water treatment plant.

    License Requirements
    A. Possession of a Minnesota Class “A” Water Supply System Operator’s Certificate.
    B. Possession of a valid Minnesota driver’s license or equivalent.
    C. Must obtain a Minnesota Second Class “C” Boiler Operator’s License within six months of appointment and maintain thereafter.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    https://duluthmn.gov/human-resources/employment/employment-opportunities/

     


    WATER PLANT OPERATOR B
    City of Duluth
    Duluth, MN
    Posted 9-22-2020

    OPENING DATE: September 18, 2020

    CLOSING DATE: October 3, 2020

    JOB TYPE: Full-Time

    SALARY: $51,014.00 – $59,750.00 Annually

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    This is a high class within the Water Plant Operator series who maintains a safe, reliable, and cost-efficient supply of potable water.

     

    DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
    Employees at this level are distinguished from other the Water Plant Operator levels by the level of certification achieved and the amount of guidance and instruction needed to perform duties as assigned, and expected to function with almost the same amount of knowledge as the position with  higher certification.  Positions at this level exercise independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods.  Employees who meet the qualifications for one the higher class specified for Water Plant Operators and take and pass the exam to obtain the higher certification, will be automatically reclassified to the higher level operator position.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED):

    1. Complete regular rounds of all Water Division facilities to ensure proper operating conditions.
    2. Control the volume and pressure of raw, intermediate, and treated water to the appropriate points within the water system by monitoring and operating pumps and valves in order to meet demand for finished water.
    3. Adjust feed rates of various chemicals as necessary to maintain prescribed dosage rates and meet all applicable standards for potable water treatment.
    4. Ensure all phases of the water treatment process are in accordance with applicable standards.
    5. Maintain equipment and processes used in treating and delivering water to produce potable water in accordance with all applicable standards.
    6. Predict demand for finished, potable water in all water systems served by the City of Duluth.
    7. Maintain a sufficient volume and pressure of finished, potable water delivered to all the water systems served by the City of Duluth sufficient to meet their demands.
    8. Troubleshoot and correct abnormal operating conditions.
    9. Operate and maintain all equipment used in the treatment and supply of water by the City of Duluth.
    10. Report transmission or distribution losses to the proper individuals or agencies for correction.
    11. Collaborate with other individuals, within and without the City, in order to conduct regular and emergency operations efficiently.
    12. Communicate with others, orally and in writing, within and without the City, in a respectful, appropriate manner.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Five years’ experience operating a potable water treatment plant.

    License Requirements
    A. Possession of a Minnesota Class “B” Water Supply System Operator’s Certificate.
    B. Possession of a valid Minnesota driver’s license or equivalent.
    C. Must obtain a Minnesota Second Class “C” Boiler Operator’s License within six months of appointment and maintain thereafter.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    https://duluthmn.gov/human-resources/employment/employment-opportunities/

     


    WATER PLANT OPERATOR C
    City of Duluth
    Duluth, MN
    Posted 9-22-2020

    OPENING DATE: September 18, 2020

    CLOSING DATE: October 3, 2020

    JOB TYPE: Full-Time

    SALARY: $47,096.00 – $55,043.00 Annually

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    This is a class within the Water Plant Operator series who, under supervision, maintains a safe, reliable, and cost-efficient supply of potable water.

     

    DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
    Employees at this level are distinguished from other the Water Plant Operator levels by the level of certification achieved and the amount of guidance and instruction needed to perform duties as assigned, and are not expected to function with the same amount of knowledge as positions with higher certifications.  Positions at this level exercise some independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods.  Employees who meet the qualifications for one of the higher classes specified for Water Plant Operators and take and pass the exam to obtain the higher certification, will be automatically reclassified to the higher level operator position.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED):

    1. Complete regular rounds of all Water Division facilities to ensure proper operating conditions.
    2. Control the volume and pressure of raw, intermediate, and treated water to the appropriate points within the water system by monitoring and operating pumps and valves in order to meet demand for finished water.
    3. Adjust feed rates of various chemicals as necessary to maintain prescribed dosage rates and meet all applicable standards for potable water treatment.
    4. Ensure all phases of the water treatment process are in accordance with applicable standards.
    5. Maintain equipment and processes used in treating and delivering water to produce potable water in accordance with all applicable standards.
    6. Predict demand for finished, potable water in all water systems served by the City of Duluth.
    7. Maintain a sufficient volume and pressure of finished, potable water delivered to all the water systems served by the City of Duluth sufficient to meet their demands.
    8. Troubleshoot and correct abnormal operating conditions.
    9. Operate and maintain all equipment used in the treatment and supply of water by the City of Duluth.
    10. Report transmission or distribution losses to the proper individuals or agencies for correction.
    11. Collaborate with other individuals, within and without the City, in order to conduct regular and emergency operations efficiently.
    12. Communicate with others, orally and in writing, within and without the City, in a respectful, appropriate manner.
    13. Mow lawns, clear snow, and keep grounds in order.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Three years’ experience operating a potable water treatment plant.

    License Requirements
    A. Possession of a Minnesota Class “C” Water Supply System Operator’s Certificate.
    B. Possession of a valid Minnesota driver’s license or equivalent.
    C. Must obtain a Minnesota Second Class “C” Boiler Operator’s License within six months of appointment and maintain thereafter.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    https://duluthmn.gov/human-resources/employment/employment-opportunities/

     


    WATER PLANT OPERATOR D
    City of Duluth
    Duluth, MN
    Posted 9-22-2020

    OPENING DATE: September 18, 2020

    CLOSING DATE: October 3, 2020

    JOB TYPE: Full-Time

    SALARY: $43,705.00 – $51,014.00 Annually

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    This is the entry-level class within the Water Plant Operator series who, under supervision, maintains a safe, reliable, and cost-efficient supply of potable water.

     

    DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
    Employees at this level are distinguished from other the Water Plant Operator levels by the level of certification achieved and the amount of guidance and instruction needed to perform duties as assigned, and are not expected to function with the same amount of knowledge as positions with higher certifications. Positions at this level exercise less independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods. Employees who meet the qualifications for one of the higher classes specified for Water Plant Operators and take and pass the exam to obtain the higher certification, will be automatically reclassified to the higher level operator position.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED):

    1. Complete regular rounds of all Water Division facilities to ensure proper operating conditions.
    2. Control the volume and pressure of raw, intermediate, and treated water to the appropriate points within the water system by monitoring and operating pumps and valves in order to meet demand for finished water.
    3. Adjust feed rates of various chemicals as necessary to maintain prescribed dosage rates and meet all applicable standards for potable water treatment.
    4. Ensure all phases of the water treatment process are in accordance with applicable standards.
    5. Maintain equipment and processes used in treating and delivering water to produce potable water in accordance with all applicable standards.
    6. Predict demand for finished, potable water in all water systems served by the City of Duluth.
    7. Maintain a sufficient volume and pressure of finished, potable water delivered to all the water systems served by the City of Duluth sufficient to meet their demands.
    8. Troubleshoot and correct abnormal operating conditions.
    9. Operate and maintain all equipment used in the treatment and supply of water by the City of Duluth.
    10. Report transmission or distribution losses to the proper individuals or agencies for correction.
    11. Collaborate with other individuals, within and without the City, in order to conduct regular and emergency operations efficiently.
    12. Communicate with others, orally and in writing, within and without the City, in a respectful, appropriate manner.
    13. Mow lawns, clear snow, and keep grounds in order.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Two-year degree in Water Environment Technologies is preferred.

    License Requirements
    A. Possession of a Minnesota Class “D” Water Supply System Operator’s Certificate.
    B. Possession of a valid Minnesota driver’s license or equivalent.
    C. Must obtain a Minnesota Second Class “C” Boiler Operator’s License within six months of appointment and maintain thereafter.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    https://duluthmn.gov/human-resources/employment/employment-opportunities/

     


    Wastewater Facility Electrician
    Fox River WRD
    South Elgin, IL
    Posted 9-21-2020

    DESCRIPTION:

    The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the non-exempt full-time position of Electrician/Electrical Specialist in the Wastewater Facility. FRWRD owns and operates three Wastewater Treatment Facilities in the City of Elgin, IL with Administration Offices located in the Village of South Elgin, IL.

     

    This position works primarily in the wastewater treatment plant but also at remote FRWRD sites. This position is responsible for installation, maintenance, repair and calibration of a variety of electrical & pneumatic equipment. Essential duties include but are not limited to repairs of electrical systems, motors, circuit breakers, troubleshoots motor control circuits and switchgear (480 volts & below). Maintains and repairs PLC’s, SCADA controls, flow meters, and associated equipment.

     

    The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 7am-3pm, Monday- Friday.

     

    Position Requirements: HS diploma/GED, valid IL DL/CDL preferred, knowledge of wastewater operations a plus. Successful candidates will have knowledge and experience with industrial electricity and mechanical maintenance, Journeyman certification is preferred. Associates Degree in industrial maintenance, electrical or electronic engineering is a plus. Applicants with 5-7 years of industrial electrical experience or currently enrolled in an accredited electrical training program will be considered.

     

    Physical Demands: the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to work in confined spaces.

     

    This is a full-time non-exempt position. Starting wage is $27.58 per hour – DOQ with excellent benefits package & IMRF retirement plan. Employment offers are conditional pending physical exam, drug screen, criminal background, DL & other pre-employment activities.

     

    Applicants should apply with a resume and FRWRD employment application, for consideration and forward to:

     

    Human Resources Manager, Fran Venegas

    fvenegas@frwrd.com

    Website: http://www.frwrd.com/community-resources-career-opportunities/

    Closing Date: October 15, 2020

     


    Environmental Compliance Specialist
    City of St. Cloud
    St. Cloud, MN
    Posted 9-21-2020

    SALARY:
    Starting Salary: $56,833 annually/$27.32 per hour
    Salary Range: $56,833 – $67,694

     

    DESCRIPTION:

    The City of St. Cloud is accepting applications for the position of Environmental Compliance Specialist. This is technical and skilled work involving environmental compliance program development, implementation and coordination in the Public Utilities Department. Work involves coordinating the Pretreatment and Biosolids Management Programs, performing on-site compliance inspections, sampling and analysis of wastestreams, maintaining records and preparing reports. Reviews and approves requests to discharge and dispose of liquid and/or solid waste to the City’s wastewater treatment system, identifies program violations to ensure compliance with discharge permit agreements, programs, and all local, state and federal laws and regulations.

     

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biological sciences, environmental studies, environmental engineering or related field;
    • One year experience in industrial or municipal water/wastewater treatment;
    • Ability to effectively use word processing programs, spreadsheets and multimedia presentation software;
    • Class D driver’s license.

    Desirable Education and Experience: Knowledge of federal, state and local pretreatment and biosolids regulations; knowledge of monitoring practices and equipment, including sampling and flow measurement and data collection; knowledge of industrial, water and wastewater treatment technologies; skilled in standard laboratory examinations, equipment and procedures; ability to independently initiate and administer program elements; ability to organize and maintain detailed records and documentation and prepare accurate and legible reports; knowledge of OSHA safety regulations.

     

    APPLY TO:

    Obtain and submit completed application to:
    City of St. Cloud, Human Resources
    400 Second Street South, St. Cloud, MN 56301
    Phone: 320-255-7217 Fax: 320-255-7261
    www.ci.stcloud.mn.us

     

    DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

     


    Utility Technician IV – Wastewater Operations #3063
    City of Naperville
    Naperville, IL
    Posted 9-11-2020

    SALARY:
    $29.86/hr (at Step 1) to $37.31/hr (at Step 5). Contract expires 12-31-20

     

    DESCRIPTION:

    The Utility Technician IV (Wastewater Operations) performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the operation, inspection, maintenance and repair of the City’s wastewater operations facility at the Springbrook Wastewater Reclamation Center (SWRC). The UT-IV operates various physical, biological and chemical treatment units & equipment associated with conventional waste-activated sludge and wastewater treatment processes. These include (but are not limited to) plant influent headworks screening and grit removal, aerated biological treatment tanks, clarifiers, tertiary sand filters, effluent disinfection tanks & associated chemical feed processes, aerobic digestion & thickening processes for sludge, and sludge/biosolids dewatering using high-speed rotating equipment.
    RESPONSIBILITIES

    As a UT-IV reporting to the Wastewater Operations Section Supervisor, you will observe and control the performance of various biological, chemical and physical treatment units, clean process units and perform maintenance & repair work as necessary; monitor and operate the SCADA system to control SWRC wastewater treatment plant processes; calculate required pumping and chemical feed rates; collect wastewater & biosolids samples and perform laboratory analyses for process control purposes (and maintain associated data logs); gather and record operations data related to wastewater and sludge treatment facilities to assure compliance with established process control parameters, and enter related data to computerized record keeping and data management systems; operate the process equipment required to thicken and dewater sludge/biosolids; operate heavy vehicular equipment (including tractors, wheel loaders, backhoe/loaders and trucks & plows; monitor work zones for unsafe conditions and initiate corrective action when warranted; adhere to proper safety-related policies, and practice safety procedures in the performance of all job duties.

    Additionally, you may perform janitorial duties to maintain the Administration Building and other structures on the SWRC plant site, and maintain plant site & grounds including snow removal, and mow lawn areas, and install flowers, shrubs, bushes and trees.

    Finally, you will be expected to regularly provide input to the Wastewater Operations Supervisor and Field Supervisor(s) about the operation and condition of treatment processes and suggest changes to operational procedures and parameters. You’ll also operate and adjust controls of the City’s water supply facilities based upon direction from Water Supply Supervisor.

    Note: The Utility Technician position is a union job. Incumbents are represented by the IBEW-196.

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • A high school diploma or equivalent, plus additional training in wastewater treatment, water treatment, mechanical maintenance or a related field
    • A minimum of three years’ responsible/progressive experience in the operation and maintenance of an advanced wastewater treatment facility, water supply facility or related environment
    • An Illinois EPA Class 3 Wastewater Operator certification, or a current Operator-In-Training (Class 3) certificate applicable to activated sludge treatment plants
    • A valid Illinois Driver’s License and a good driving record are required. A specialized driver’s license may be required, depending on the hours of work or duty location.

     

    Preferred candidates will possess knowledge of advanced wastewater treatment and biosolids dewatering processes employed at SWRC; knowledge of the operating theory and practice of various wastewater treatment and biosolids processing units, and basic knowledge of the operation of trucks, tractors and heavy equipment.

     

    They’ll also be able to demonstrate how well they understand written and verbal instructions, the overall operation of the water supply system, and how they would efficiently operate the system and make adjustments as conditions dictate.  A record of reliable attendance, punctuality and availability are essential for the position.

     

     

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 148,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a dynamic & collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.

    APPLY ON-LINE AT:
    www.naperville.il.us/careers

    THE CITY OF NAPERVILLE IS AN E. O. E.
    CLICK HERE for the City of Naperville’s EEOP Utilization Report
    The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.


    WATER DISTRIBUTION & METERING SUPERVISOR
    City of Naperville
    Naperville, IL
    Posted 8-24-2020

    SALARY:
    $65,136 – $90,000, commensurate with relevant experience

     

    DESCRIPTION:

    The City of Naperville’s Water & Wastewater Utility is one of the state’s largest combined utility systems, operating both a water distribution system and a sanitary district with wastewater treatment.

    A skilled & talented professional is sought for the vital position of Water Distribution & Metering Supervisor to lead the section’s considerable efforts, programs, and goal attainment. The Supervisor is charged with managing personnel, materials and programs to operate the water distribution system (mains, services, hydrants, and valves). This individual will analyze and solve water distribution complaints and problems in order to maintain the section’s very high level of customer service to residents & businesses and will manage the water meter and backflow prevention programs.

    The D&M Supervisor works closely with management, operations, professional and administrative staff. Working out of the Water Service Center facility at 1200 W. Ogden, the Supervisor is required to be on weekly standby every third week (ratio is 16:1). Reporting to the Supervisor in the D&M Section are a Field Supervisor, a Utility Specialist, and seven Utility Technicians (UTs). These UTs are union personnel represented by IBEW-196.

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    While reporting the City’s Water Distribution & Collection Manager, you will plan, evaluate, and coordinate preventative and corrective maintenance on the water distribution system (Naperville’s mains, services, hydrants, and valves); coordinate the installation, replacement, and testing of water meters, and evaluate the accuracy of automatic meter reading (AMR) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) systems; oversee (and participate in) comprehensive customer service problem-solving for the water distribution system; and coordinate the backflow prevention program.

    As D&M Supervisor, you will also administer the budget (and purchase materials) for the Distribution & Metering section; oversee the division’s J.U.L.I.E. utility locators on watermain shutdowns; effectively coordinate & communicate daily activities with your peers in other sections, divisions & departments; efficiently & effectively schedule section personnel and monitor needs for staff overtime and call-outs; and ensure the section’s compliance with all applicable safety program regulations.

    The D&M Supervisor also prepares various required reports (and maintains accurate records of all section operation and maintenance activities including equipment, and materials & facilities inventories. You will oversee mapping and GIS-related activity & projects, and reviews reports from/with the Field Supervisor, and from/with Utility Specialist.

    Frequent local travel to city facilities and job sites within the Naperville city limits will be required.

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    To qualify, (at a minimum) you must possess:

    • A high school diploma (or equivalent), plus broad specialization or formal training typically acquired through at least two years of college or technical school (or equivalent)
    • 5 to 7 years of experience in the water industry
    • A Class C Public Water Supply Operator License (plus a valid driver’s license)
    • A Cross Connection Control Device Inspector (CCCDI) certification.

    Success in this role requires knowledge of water distribution and metering maintenance & operation and regulations, industry knowledge in Backflow Prevention and Automatic Meter Reading, and the ability to prioritize/determine a course of action with initiative, analysis, reasoning, and evaluating.

    Preferred candidates will possess previous supervisory experience, and a related degree (Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, Construction Technology, etc.).

    Candidates receiving additional consideration will have demonstrated skills in effective communication and in managing personnel. They will possess proven abilities to establish effective working partnerships with employees, administrators, residents, and contractors. Similarly, they will possess demonstrated abilities to think independently, to exercise judgment and initiative, and to schedule, prioritize and reprioritize work effectively, economically, and safely.

     

     

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 148,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago. Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live. The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area. It’s also a great place to work! Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a dynamic & collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.

    APPLY ON-LINE AT:
    www.naperville.il.us/careers

    THE CITY OF NAPERVILLE IS AN E. O. E.
    CLICK HERE for the City of Naperville’s EEOP Utilization Report
    The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.


    Operational Intern
    Glenbard Wastewater Authority
    Glen Ellyn, IL
    Posted 8-19-2020

    DESCRIPTION:

    The Glenbard Wastewater Authority is currently accepting applications for a temporary, operational intern position.  The purpose of this position is to provide general labor assistance to wastewater treatment works staff for a three-month period. Duties include performing various tasks at a wastewater treatment facility both indoors and outdoors. Training with vehicles/equipment and familiarization with department operations will be provided upon hire.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Assist with tasks on wastewater treatment equipment and associated components.
    • Performs miscellaneous tasks and assignments, including floor sweeping, window cleaning, site weeding and community special event activities
    • Become familiar with locating sources of trouble and report malfunctions and potential remedies to the Operations Superintendent.
    • Works to effectively solve any conflicts discovered.
    • Performs miscellaneous tasks and assignments, including minor repairs to lift stations and pump stations
    • Assists crews with related maintenance activities
    • Performs minor equipment maintenance, including washing, waxing, vacuuming, cleaning and lubricating
    • Be self-motivated and to be able to work alone on assigned laborious projects such as painting, organizing, hosing of tanks and miscellaneous housekeeping activities.
    • Assists crews with related landscaping activities

     

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    All employees must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application, and must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  Candidates must also possess a valid Illinois driver’s license at the time of application.  A wastewater operator in training certification is a plus.

     

    The duties of this job include physical activities such as stooping, kneeling, standing, reaching, climbing, walking, some heavy lifting and/or moving of heavy items; grasping, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing, and repetitive motions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus. Employee occasionally works around vibrations and noise, moving mechanical parts, confined spaces and underground trenches, heights, and is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and extreme outdoor temperatures and weather conditions.  Steel-toe safety shoes are required. (Village does not provide shoes, but will issue an allowance to offset a portion of the cost pursuant to policy). Must be willing to work around potentially offensive odors and conditions due to the nature of the wastewater treatment facility.

     

    The work schedule is Monday-Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm for approximately three-months.  The opportunity to extend the internship may be available and will be determined at a later date.  Candidate must be willing to work occasional overtime, including weekends and holidays, if circumstances warrant.

    SALARY/BENEFITS:

    The pay offered for this position is $16.00/hour with no fringe benefits. 

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    1. Interested candidates should submit a completed employment application to applicants@glenellyn.org. Candidates must indicate (Job ID #12-20 “Operational Intern-GWA” in the subject line.
    2. The position is open until filled; however, review of applications is ongoing at this time.
    3. The selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, as well as a post-offer medical physical and drug screen.

    Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Human Resources at 630-469-5000.

     

    THE GLENBARD WASTEWATER AUTHORITY AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


    WATER FILTRATION OPERATOR
    City of Oshkosh
    Oshkosh, WI
    Posted 8-4-2020

    Salary: This position is an hourly, non-exempt position, with a full benefits package and will be filled as either an Operator I or Operator II, dependent upon qualifications. Pay starts at $21.55 per hour.

     

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    The City of Oshkosh, Wisconsin is searching for a full-time Water Filtration Operator. This position is responsible for the care and efficient operation of the City Water Filtration. Work includes the control, operation and maintenance of equipment, as well as regulating water flow and taking corrective actions to repair or assist in repairs as necessary.

     

    Operator I Education and Experience:

    • Associate’s Degree in Water, Wastewater or a related field; or
    • A high school diploma or equivalent and one or more years of experience in Water, Wastewater or a related field;
    • Ability to obtain a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a Grade T, Class S Surface Water Waterworks Operator Certification within one year of hire;
    • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

     

    Operator II Education and Experience:

    • Associate’s Degree in Water, Wastewater or a related field; or
    • A high school diploma or equivalent and one or more years of experience in Water, Wastewater or a related field;
    • Possess a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a Grade T, Class S Surface Water Waterworks Operator Certification;
    • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

     

    Application Procedure: Please visit: https://selfservice.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.
    aspx for a full description of the position and benefits offered, as well as to apply.


    WWTP Operator-In-Training
    NEW Water
    Green Bay, WI
    Posted 7-28-2020

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The primary role of this position is to develop the skills, knowledge, and experience required to operate all NEW Water treatment processes and their associated equipment at both wastewater treatment facilities. An individual in this position will initially be classified as an “Operator-In-Training”. As operational knowledge at the Green Bay (GBF) and De Pere (DPF) facilities increase to a satisfactory level, as determined by the Treatment Manager, this person will be utilized as a relief operator on a crew. This position is expected to perform all of the same tasks as a Treatment Operator but at a reduced level of responsibility.  Pay Grade 8 hourly rate range is $23.19-$32.74.

    Advancement opportunities exist for this person to move into a Treatment Operator position in Pay Grade 9 upon successfully completing all training and upon approval by the Treatment Manager.  The Pay Grade 9 hourly rate range is $25.97-$36.66.

    We currently recruiting for two full-time, benefit eligible WWTP Operator-in-Training positions. 

    Visit www.newwater.us/about/careers/ for a full job description.

     

    Plant Operation:

    • Responsible for operating all equipment, facilities, and associated processes at both wastewater treatment
    • Develop the skills needed to ensure all equipment is operating at peak efficiency.
    • Identify improvement opportunities in the processes, facilities, and equipment as part of a continuous improvement culture.
    • Assist Maintenance, Field Services, and Utilities staff in troubleshooting equipment and process issues.
    • Request proper maintenance and servicing of equipment using the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) in a timely, efficient, and effective manner.
    • Develop the skills necessary to interpret analytical data from which intelligent decisions are made. These decisions affect the safe and proper operation of both of NEW Water’s facilities, processes, and equipment.
    • Utilizes analytical data, physical and chemical observations, electrical, mechanical and instrumentation conditions, computer-generated data, and log entries to make these decisions.
    • Must effectively organize work assignments and perform follow-up inspections to ensure that both facilities are operating efficiently.
    • Effectively communicate with internal and external customers while coordinating work activities to determine how changes in the operation will affect the process.

     

    Safety:

    • Ensures that all NEW Water Safety and Security policies are followed.
    • Participates in safety and security training as directed by the Treatment Manager.
    • Reports unsafe conditions within the plants and makes recommendations to correct the issue.
    • Communicates with the Treatment crews and other NEW Water staff regarding safety hazards.
    • Takes appropriate action when a safety hazard is identified (e.g., notifies direct supervision and crew members after properly identifying and mitigating the hazard).

     

    Research and Development:

    • Assists in development, preparation, and updating of all division documents including: plant logs, analytical data, Operation and Maintenance (O&M) manuals, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

     

    Coordinating, Scheduling, and Requisitioning:

    • Responsible for the coordination, scheduling, and receiving of hauled-in-wastes at the GBF.
    • Responsible for the coordination, scheduling, requisitioning, receiving, and unloading of chemicals at the GBF and DPF.
    • Identifies, orders, and receives supplies (e.g., small tools, chemicals, materials, and equipment) needed for normal plant operation and for special projects.

     

    Job Qualifications

    An Associate’s Degree in Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Sciences, or related field of study is required.  A completion of the Wisconsin Wastewater Operators State Apprenticeship Program may substitute for the Associate’s degree. Demonstrated aptitude in the areas of mechanical operation, mathematics, biology, and chemistry, or an equivalent combination of training and relevant experience.

     

    To apply and for a complete position description, salary and benefits information, go to www.newwater.us.


    Environmental Specialist – Water Quality Focus
    3M
    MAPLEWOOD, MN
    Posted 7-21-2020

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

    Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

     

    “For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman, 3M

     

    This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

    The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

    As an Environmental Specialist–Water Quality Focus, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

    • Serving as the primary subject matter expert for 3M on National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) regulations and related requirements, with a focus on industrial discharges
    • Designing and implementing water quality permitting and compliance programs and related improvements, including standard processes related to Management of Change, to ensure ongoing compliance with water quality regulations
    • Determining applicability of NPDES requirements to 3M manufacturing operations in the United States
    • Evaluating the effectiveness of internal programs, processes, and technology related to the water discharges at 3M manufacturing facilities
    • Providing technical input to national, state, and local government entities on water quality rules or policies under development.

     

    Your Skills and Expertise 

    To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
    • Seven (7) years experience in water quality permitting and regulatory compliance in a private, public, government or military environment
    • Five (5) years experience working directly National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) regulations

     

    Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Environmental, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited institution
    • Experience leading water quality permitting projects for complex industrial facilities involving NPDES and related state regulations (experience in multiple states is advantageous).
    • Experience leading factory compliance activities related to wastewater and stormwater discharges
    • Possesses a working knowledge of water pollution control equipment chemistry, design, and operation in order to facilitate problem resolution
    • Skills include project management, strategic thinking, and strong interpersonal and communication practices

     

    Travel: May include up to 30% domestic/international

    Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

     

    Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

     

    Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

    U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain “non-U.S. persons” (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, “Temporary Residents” (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

    To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees’ U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

    The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only.  Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position.  The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company’s sole election.

     

    Supporting Your Well-being

    3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

     

    Resources for You

    For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

    Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

    Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

    3M is an equal opportunity employer.  3M  will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

     

    Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

     

    3M Global Terms of Use and Privacy Statement

    Carefully read these Terms of Use before using this website. Your access to and use of this website and application for a job at 3M are conditioned on your acceptance and compliance with these terms.

     

    Please access the linked document by clicking here, select the country where you are applying for employment, and review. Before submitting your application you will be asked to confirm your agreement with the terms.


    Regional Sales Manager
    Centrisys CNP
    KENOSHA, WI
    Posted 7-07-2020

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Centrisys Corporation develops the most advanced centrifuge dewatering systems in the world, capable of delivering the highest quality application solutions for Municipal and Industrial water and wastewater applications, as well as several in process Industrial solutions. We are seeking an experienced Regional Sales Manager to join our North American Sales Team. This position is responsible for the coordination of capital sales in the Midwest area region.

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Generate and qualify leads
    • Source and develop client referrals
    • Prepare sales action plans and strategies
    • Develop and maintain a customer database
    • Make sales calls to new and existing clients
    • Maintain and submit sales activity records and prepare sales reports
    • Respond to sales inquiries and concerns by phone, electronically or in person
    • Ensure customer service satisfaction and good client relationships
    • Prepare and present sales proposals
    • Continuously improve technical/product knowledge
    • Attend educational workshops and company meetings
    • Managing a Manufacturing Rep network

     

    SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:

    • A Bachelor of Science Degree is required for this position, preferably in an engineering discipline.
    • Experience in the municipal wastewater treatment industry preferred
    • Must be a self-starter, sales driven, and goal oriented
    • Technical experience with centrifuges preferred
    • Proven ability to achieve sales targets
    • Ability to develop and maintain a strong business relationship with customers
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Demonstrate basic computer skills
    • Requires up to 50% travel

     

    SALARY:
    We offer a competitive base salary / benefits, and a generous commission plan.

    To apply please submit your resume with a cover letter to careers@centrisys.us.


    WASTEWATER OPERATIONS FIELD SUPERVISOR
    CITY OF NAPERVILLE
    NAPERVILLE, IL
    Posted 6-22-2020

    STARTING WAGE:   $41.69/hr (annual base = $86,715). Union position
    LOCATION:                Springbrook Water Reclamation Center, 3712 Naperville/Plainfield Rd.
    CLOSING DATE:       When filled

     

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    The City of Naperville’s Water & Wastewater Utility is one of the state’s largest combined utility systems, operating both a water distribution system and a sanitary district with wastewater treatment. The Water Utility consists of more than 1250 miles of main, serving over 43,000 customers in Naperville and in Warrenville (for their wastewater only). Within a territory area of approx. 46 square miles, we serve a population of 162,000+. The utility is known as a leader and innovator in asset renewal, sanitary sewer rehabilitation and maintenance activities.

    A skilled & talented professional is sought for the vital position of Wastewater Operations Field Supervisor to supervise the operation of an advanced wastewater treatment plant as directed by the section supervisor and division manager. The Field Supervisor is a working foreman-like role, providing daily direction to Water Utility Technicians (or Wastewater Operators). The Wastewater Operations section consists of a Section Supervisor, 2 Field Supervisors, and 8 Utility Technician IVs.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Reporting to the Wastewater Operations Section Supervisor, the Field Supervisor supervises the daily work performed by wastewater operators and by summer employees, as directed by the section supervisor and/or division manager.

    The Field Supervisor coordinates biosolids processing and disposal activities to assure both cost efficiency and compliance with applicable regulations; assists with the direction and monitoring of activities of contractors performing services such as painting, biosolids removal, road repair, excavation and earthwork, etc.; and assists with the preparation & administration of the section budget.

    The Field Supervisor also assists with wastewater operator training and safety programs; monitors the performance of wastewater operators & temporary employees to assure compliance with work rules, procedures, and productivity standards; and prepares & updates overtime records, staffing schedules, operational data and other routine and/or special reports.

    The incumbent is additionally responsible for obtaining competitive prices for and the timely ordering of the goods & services utilized by the SWRC’s operations section.

    This is a union job. The six (6) Field Supervisors employed by the Water & Wastewater Utility in its various divisions/sections are represented by the International Union of Equipment Operators, Local 150. The wage rate quoted above is per the current collective bargaining agreement.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    To qualify, (at a minimum) you must possess:

    • A high school diploma, plus additional specialized and formal training.
    • Minimum 3 years of related work experience
    • IEPA Class 2 Wastewater Operator Certification
    • A valid State of Illinois Class D Driver’s License

    Preferred candidates will possess previous supervisory experience, and a related AS or BS degree (environmental science, chemistry, or biology).

    Candidates receiving additional consideration will possess knowledge of physical, chemical, & biological process associated with wastewater treatment, and operating knowledge of process equipment, computers, City purchasing procedure, and union contract administration. They will have demonstrated skills in effective communication, providing direction to personnel, and in reading drawings/blueprints. Similarly, they will possess demonstrated abilities to supervise, train & direct work activities of personnel, and to handle stressful or emergency situations and make decisions.

     

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
    The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 148,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago. Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live. The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area. It’s also a great place to work! Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a dynamic & collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.

     

    APPLY ONLINE AT:  http://www.naperville.il.us/careers


    Engineering Aide (Construction Inspector)
    MILWAUKEE METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICT
    MILWAUKEE, WI
    Posted 6-17-2020

    SALARY:                  $27.43 – $32.25 Hourly | $57,053.26 – $67,077.57 Annually
    OPENING DATE:  06/11/20
    CLOSING DATE:   06/25/20 11:59 PM

     

    DESCRIPTION:
    The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (District) is a regional government agency that provides water reclamation and flood management services for about 1.1 million people in 28 communities in the greater Milwaukee area. The District’s mission protects public health and the environment through world-class, cost-effective water resource management, leadership, and partnership.

    The District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Engineering Aide (Construction Inspector) in the Technical Services Division. Reporting to the Construction Field Manager, the Engineering Aide (Construction Inspector) is responsible for on-site oversight and monitoring of Capital/O&M construction contracts to ensure compliance with contract documents and required quality levels. In addition, this position will keep and maintain accurate records of construction progress and report activities to others in accordance with District policies and procedures.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Conduct on-site inspections to determine compliance with contract documents, codes, regulations, etc. Alert the Construction Manager and contractor to conditions and/or activities that do not comply with contract documents or standards.
    • Complete daily project reports, photograph logs, and other project required documents and records.
    • Maintain construction progress redline drawings detailing deviations from as originally shown.
    • Communicate with Construction Manager regarding work activities and problem areas. Plan activities and discuss project obstacles.
    • Assist Construction Manager with preparation and processing of contract documentation including submittals, RFIs, punch lists, O&M manuals, spare parts transfer, contract summary reports, etc.
    • Assist Construction Manager in coordination of contractor work activities with ongoing operation and/or maintenance of District assets.
    • Observe and evaluate potential hazards and unsafe conditions. Communicate/coordinate with Construction Manager and safety staff in an effort to prevent accidents and unsafe conditions.
    • Communicate accurate project information to internal and external stakeholders including the general public using non-technical terminology to provide requested information.
    • Test contractor work by taking concrete cylinders in order to comprehensively monitor quality of work.
    • Maintain technical competency and remain current with technology changes in the industry.
    • Complete special projects as assigned.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Education: Associates degree in civil engineering or related field.

    • Four to five years of progressively responsible experience including construction inspection; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Ability to apply written and oral communication skills to the completion of job duties
    • Ability to keep accurate and detailed records, field notes, and to contribute to detailed technical reports and records
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective public and working relations
    • Ability to read, interpret, and work with blueprints, specifications, and plans Knowledge of and the ability to apply various construction codes and standards
    • Ability to perform all jobs testing accurately
    • Ability to apply knowledge of OSHA confined space entry procedures to the safe completion of job duties and field testing equipment
    • Ability to access a confined space through a 20-inch diameter opening, walk along uneven terrain, and lift or move up to 25 lbs regularly and 50 lbs occasionally
    • Valid drivers license required

     

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
    Work environment: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat, risk of electric shock, and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud and travel is required daily.

    MMSD is committed to equal employment opportunity and to nondiscrimination in all aspects of the employment relationship.

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:  https://www.mmsd.com
    Position #2020-00029
    ENGINEERING AIDE (CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR)

    260 W. Seeboth St.
    Milwaukee, WI 53204
    hrapplicants@mmsd.com


    Project Engineer – Water Resources
    CMT
    Aurora, IL
    Posted 5-28-2020

     

    ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER!!  CMT is actively seeking to add a talented, experienced Project Engineer/Manager to our northern IL Water Resources team to support our clients and have a hand in transforming the communities we serve.  If you are ready to take your career to the next level, or if it is time for a new challenge and wish to become a major contributor on water resources related projects, consider the many benefits of joining Team CMT! CMT is a full-service consulting firm focused on four primary markets: Water Resources, Aviation, Highways & Bridges, and Civil Site Services. Crawford, Murphy & Tilly (CMT) provides planning, design, and construction observation phase services on projects that range from simple to complex.

    The selected candidate will have demonstrated leadership qualities and relevant work experience in leading project teams and providing planning, design, and construction phase engineering services for public and private infrastructure projects for potable water, stormwater and wastewater systems including modeling, treatment, pumping, storage, and piping.  Representative client sectors include city, state, county, federal, special districts, and commercial/industrial clients.

     

    Minimum qualifications:

    • S. in Civil Engineering from an accredited university
    • Minimum of 8 years of experience with increasing responsibility in the civil engineering profession with a focus on water resources engineering, which includes potable water, stormwater and wastewater.
    • Licensed Professional Engineer in IL.
    • Strong knowledge of and experience using AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and GIS software packages.
    • Strong professional network required along with participation in professional organizations for continuous improvement of technical skills.
    • Experience and knowledge of permitting process with regulatory agencies in Illinois.
    • Experience with public infrastructure or public utilities
    • Experience in writing proposals, reports, and engineering project documents.
    • Excellent oral and written communications.

     

    Preferred qualifications:

    • S. in Civil Engineering
    • Working knowledge of modeling software such as WaterGEMS and/or InfoWater.
    • Experience with funding of public infrastructure projects.

     

    CMT is committed to individual opportunity and the professional development of our employees.  This position offers an opportunity to take that next step helping reach your career goals and personal potential.  Built on a legacy of signature transportation achievements, CMT helps state and local governments achieve better transportation performance, along with enhanced livability and environmental stewardship. No matter the challenge or goal, our large team of transportation professionals offer a wide range of capabilities and talents that allow our clients to succeed.

    CMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. CMT does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law. Please note that CMT does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.


    WASTEWATER ENGINEER
    SEH
    Sheboygan, WI
    Posted 5-19-2020

    WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN A TALENTED WASTEWATER TEAM IN SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN?

    Our Water/Wastewater Engineering Practice is rapidly growing! We are looking for an individual who wants to be part of a team that provides exceptional service to our clients. This individual will join our bright and dedicated project team to design and produce water/wastewater projects for public and private clients in and around southeast Wisconsin. Responsibilities of this position include report preparation, detailed process design of all facets of wastewater treatment and conveyance with some project management.

     

    There is ability to work out of any of the following offices and remote a few days per week.

    • Sheboygan
    • Appleton
    • Delafield
    • Madison
    • Milwaukee

     

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline
    • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Wisconsin or the ability to achieve within 6 months of hire
    • Five (5) or more years of previous experience in water/wastewater projects, including: sanitary sewer lift station design, preparation of engineering reports, and wastewater treatment facility design and construction administration
    • Ability to prepare engineering drawings and specifications for water & wastewater design projects
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to coordinate a team of professionals on complex projects
    • Ability to lead project efforts, including design meetings, client communication, regulatory communication, and project quality review
    • Knowledge and proficiency with software including: Microsoft Office Suite
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel as needed for team meetings, client consultations, business development excursions, on-site inspections/visits, etc. Occasional overnight travel will be required

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Current affiliation and/or membership with local, state or national wastewater societies and associations
    • Previous experience managing projects teams on complex projects
    • Five (5) years minimum experience working with AutoCAD, Revit, ArcGIS and hydraulic modeling software

     

    About SEH:

    Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®) is an employee-owned company comprised of more than 800 engineers, architects, planners, scientists and talented professionals who work to provide exceptional service and value to our public and private clients. SEH employee-owners solve our world’s complex challenges of renewing infrastructure, improving mobility, engineering clean water and designing better places all which contribute to Building a Better World for All of Us®. We’ve been in business for more than 90 years with evidence of our work in more than 40 states.

     

    How To Apply:

    For confidential consideration, apply online or send your resume and salary requirements via fax to 651.490.2138. Please refer to the job number if you choose to fax. Please submit a resume and cover letter when applying

     

    Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees according to all applicable equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, directives and regulations of federal, state and local governing bodies and agencies. In keeping with this commitment, it is the policy of Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a covered veteran.


    Wastewater Treatment Operator
    Madison Metropolitan Sewerage DistricT
    MADISON, WI
    Posted 5-14-2020

    The Organization

    At Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) we believe in enriching life through clean water and resource recovery. We are a passionate team of experts who work to recover resources and clean wastewater for return to nature 365 days a year through our innovative engineering, conservation leadership and recovery expertise.

    Working at Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District is more than just a paycheck. It is about taking care of the communities we live in. We are the unseen leaders protecting one of our most valuable resources, our water. When you think about your career and what you want to accomplish in your lifetime make the choice to do Work Worth Doing!

     

    The Position

    The Wastewater Treatment Operator is responsible for process control, including troubleshooting, monitoring and operation of the wastewater treatment plant.  This position will work a rotating 8 or 12 hour night shift from either 6:30 pm-2:30 am or 6:30 pm-6:30 am.

     

    What You Will Love

    • Being proud of the work you do and the impact is has on your community. Being part of an environmentally responsible and sustainable organization.
    • A wide variety of work. You won’t be bored and will have the opportunity to learn from experienced, talented coworkers.
    • Working with your hands. No quiet desk job here. You do a variety of work with tools and equipment and in a variety of weather. If you like to be outside and stay moving this job is for you.
    • Opportunity for growth and advancement. We train our employees and believe in internal advancement. We support and will pay for your Operator Certification and ongoing education.

     

    What You Will Do

    • Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/wastewater, sludge, and effluent
    • Diagnoses operating problems and performs necessary corrective action during work shift
    • Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
    • Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings and test results to determine process adjustment requirements
    • Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control
    • Starts and stops pump, engines, and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes
    • Maintains shift log and records meter and gauge readings
    • Collects samples and submit them to the lab
    • Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties
    • Makes operating decisions in absence of supervisory personnel

     

    What We Are Looking For

    To be successful in this job you must possess the following traits:

    • Mechanical ability:  Demonstrates aptitude and competence in a broad range of trade skills through the use of hand tools, power tools, and the operation of equipment.
    • Problem Solver: Demonstrates ability to use basic math skills and practical thinking to solve unique problems which may not have been encountered in the past. Looks for innovative solutions and has the confidence to present ideas to the rest of the team.
    • Adaptable: Demonstrates flexibility in the face of change, projects a positive demeanor regardless of changes in working conditions, and shows the ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities without loss of composure.
    • Self-Motivated: Able to independently, proactively and creatively seek solutions that meet the needs of the customer. Takes initiative and sees a project through to completion.

     

    Qualifications

    • Completion of a two or four-year program in wastewater treatment or a related science degree.
    • State wastewater treatment plant operator certification is preferred. Applicants who are scheduled for an interview will be given a written test.
    • A valid driver’s license is required.
    • Proven ability to work independently.
    • Skilled in the safe use of hand and power tools, media blasting and painting, hoisting, rigging, and sewer cleaning equipment.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Basic computer and mathematics skills.
    • Ability to work independently or as a part of a team and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers.
    • Certified in confined area entry procedures, CPR, and First Aid within the first six months of employment.
    • Must successfully complete training in forklift operation, respiratory protection, lockout/tag out, and fire extinguisher operation within the first year of employment.

     

    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    Work is performed inside and outside the wastewater treatment facilities and at remote lift stations, with exposure to a variety of weather and working conditions. Required to use light hand tools and heavy power tools. Must be able to occasionally lift loads up to 50 pounds unassisted. Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, crouch, crawl, sit, twist, turn, climb ladders, work from scaffolding or lifting equipment, and work in very awkward positions for extended periods. Individuals in this position will work night shifts and will be subject to filling in for coworkers.

     

    Pay and Benefits

    This position starts at $28.59 and can grow up to $38.68. The District provides an excellent benefits package including quality health care, the Wisconsin Retirement System and generous time off. See our benefits summary at www.madsewer.org/careers/benefits.

     

    How to Apply

    Apply with an application or a cover letter and resume on our website, www.madsewer.org/careers. The position is open until filled and we are looking to fill it as soon as possible so don’t wait on this exciting opportunity.

    MMSD is committed to equity, diversity and inclusiveness and seeks to create a cooperative, welcoming community for all. Individuals who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve are encouraged to apply.


    WATER FILTRATION OPERATOR
    CITY OF OSHKOSH
    OSHKOSH, WI
    Posted 5-14-2020

    Location: Oshkosh, WI

     

    Deadline: This posting will remain open until the position has been filled.

     

    Salary: This position is an hourly, non-exempt position, with a full benefits package and will be filled as either an Operator I or Operator II, dependent upon qualifications. Pay starts at $21.55 per hour.

     

    The City of Oshkosh, Wisconsin is searching for a full-time Water Filtration Operator.  This position is responsible for the care and efficient operation of the City Water Filtration. Work includes the control, operation and maintenance of equipment, as well as regulating water flow and taking corrective actions to repair or assist in repairs as necessary.

     

    Operator I Education and Experience:

    • Associate’s Degree in Water, Wastewater or a related field; or
    • A high school diploma or equivalent and one or more years of experience in Water, Wastewater or a related field;
    • Ability to obtain a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a Grade T, Class S Surface Water Waterworks Operator Certification within one year of hire;
    • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

     

    Operator II Education and Experience:

    • Associate’s Degree in Water, Wastewater or a related field; or
    • A high school diploma or equivalent and one or more years of experience in Water, Wastewater or a related field;
    • Possess a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a Grade T, Class S Surface Water Waterworks Operator Certification;
    • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

     

    Application Procedure: Please visit http://www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/index.asp for a full description of the position and benefits offered, as well as to apply.


    Maintenance Operator
    CITY OF WAUKESHA
    WAUKESHA, WI
    Posted 5-7-2020

    SALARY:                 $25.84 – $34.88 Hourly
    OPENING DATE:  05/06/20
    CLOSING DATE:   05/22/20 04:00 PM

     

    DESCRIPTION: This position performs skilled work to maintain the City’s wastewater treatment facilities and biosolids processing equipment. This position also maintains the lift stations and conveyance equipment.

    Starting salary: $25.84 per hour; $34.88 maximum achieved through merit increases.

     

    EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    1. Makes regular tours of lift stations to check equipment, report malfunctions and unsafe conditions
    2. Records readings from meters and instruments to check functioning of equipment at lift stations; ability to read and understand schematics and blueprints
    3. Responds to alarms and emergencies at the plant and lift stations including operation of emergency generators and other equipment
    4. Implements and executes the CMOM program; keeps records and maintains the functionality of communication and controls systems
    5. Repairs and adjusts motors, pumps, engines, valves and other apparatus to meet changing operating conditions
    6. General grounds maintenance i.e grass cutting, snow and ice control
    7. Cleans and services pumps, engines, motors and other equipment and portable generator operation, boiler operations and heavy machinery operations
    8. Makes repairs and/or reports defects to Maintenance Supervisor
    9. Paints, cleans and does other maintenance to buildings and grounds
    10. Required to be “on-call” for response to alarms and emergencies at the CWP and lift stations; may be required to operate emergency generators and other equipment
    11. Performs all preventive and corrective maintenance at lift stations and performs work in compliance with CMOM program
    12. Inspects and maintains safety equipment including all confined entry equipment and fall protection equipment; sets up and performs entries in accordance to the safety program
    13. Fabrication or installation of plant and lift station equipment
    14. Performs work in tanks, confined spaces and high locations
    15. Performs preventative, corrective, predictive and custom maintenance activities within the CWP and lift stations

     

    TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    Graduation from a technical school or college with an Associate’s Degree or equivalent in electronics and mechanical operations related to wastewater treatment plant operations or related trades, and 4 – 6 years of experience in wastewater treatment plant and lift station operations; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, ability and skills:

    • Operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a wastewater treatment plant
    • Hydraulic, chemical and mechanical principles related to wastewater treatment plant operations
    • The use of electrical meters, testers and standby generators and heavy equipment
    • Mechanical and electrical operations, welding and plumbing
    • Occupational hazards and the proper safety methods and procedures used to avoid or minimize risks
    • The use of specialized equipment used in the maintenance and repair of WWTP lift stations
    • The use of standard office equipment including computers and relevant software programs. (e.g., HMI, GIS and SCADA).
    • General office procedures and the use of standard office equipment and relevant software programs.
    • Multitask and prioritize workload.
    • Understand and carry out instructions.
    • Work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Diagnose mechanical operations equipment problems and determine proper remedial measures
    • Use plant monitoring and control software
    • Make appropriate repairs to lift station equipment, buildings and grounds
    • Perform light to heavy physical tasks under varying weather conditions, and work in confined spaces (training provided).
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, supervisors, coworkers and the general public.
    • Oral and written communications
    • The operation of specialized equipment used to perform the essential job functions
    • Dealing courteously and professionally with others

     

    Necessary Special Requirements:
    Valid Wisconsin driver’s license with excellent driving record; the ability to complete a pre-employment post offer physical to include drug and alcohol screening upon hire; may require certification(s) in the following: HVAC, electromechanical; plumbing, welding and/or heavy equipment operation; DNR General Wastewater Operator certification, Wastewater subclasses.

     

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Work is performed both indoors and outside; hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office and other specialized equipment
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, prolonged visual concentration and the ability to adjust focus
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms
    • The employee is frequently required to bend, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • The employee may frequently be exposed to adverse weather and other unpleasant conditions such as heat, cold, wetness and humidity; dim or bright lights, dust, odors, noise, vibrations, toxic agents, electrical currents and disease

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

     

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.waukesha-wi.gov

    201 Delafield Street, Room 205
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    262-524-3744

    Position #00191
    MAINTENANCE OPERATOR
    HR@waukesha-wi.gov


    STORMWATER MANAGER/ASSISTANT CITY ENGINEER
    CITY OF FAYETTeVILLE
    FAYETTeVILLE, NC
    Posted 4-14-2020

    Fayetteville, NC is one of the most family-friendly, patriotic, and diverse communities in America.  They are proud to be home to Fort Bragg, the Army’s headquarters for Airborne and Special Operations forces, Pope Airfield and the Army Forces Command. Fayetteville is conveniently located in the south-central part of North Carolina, on Interstate 95 and is 140 miles east of Charlotte, 65 miles south of Raleigh and only 49 miles from Pinehurst, the American home of golf.

     

    With the passage of the fiscal year 2019 budget, the City Stormwater Program began accelerating its watershed study program, and eventually its capital project program, to help reduce flooding on local roads and reduce the potential for damage to property. This will be the largest effort ever undertaken by the City and promises to create a long-term plan for the development of the City’s Stormwater utility. The first phase involved the completion of 15 watershed studies throughout the City. The remaining 12 studies will now take place over the next few years.

     

    The City has hired a consulting firm for Program implementation of the study. The next Stormwater Manager/Assistant City Engineer along with the firm will support the Public Services Director in the completion of the study.  This is a unique opportunity to be involved in a long term strategic planning project that will be one of a kind in NC and nationally.  The next Stormwater Manager/Assistant City Engineer will be directly involved in the implementation of the study results and how the City should best proceed with building a strong stormwater management plan for current needs as well as future expansion needs as outlined within the watershed studies.

     

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:

    • The ability to manage the development and implementation of the Stormwater Division goals, objectives, policies, and priorities of each service area; establish, within city policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; allocate resources accordingly.
    • Administer professional stormwater management duties during bidding and construction phases of a variety of stormwater improvement projects. Manage construction contractors, consultants, and inspection services, and coordinates staking, materials testing, permitting, environmental mitigation monitoring, scheduling, public relations, and related duties to promote safe, effective construction operations.
    • A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field from an accredited college or university.    Licensed Professional Engineer in North Carolina or the ability to transfer the license to the state within 6 months is required.   A Certified Floodplain Manager and a Certified Stormwater Manager are preferred. At least six years of progressively responsible experience in civil engineering or private sector stormwater project management or the equivalent combination of education and experience, is desired.

     

    The anticipated hiring salary range for the position is $95,000 – $105,000 DOQ with an excellent benefit package.  Interested candidates should apply online to www.GovHRjobs.com by May 15, 2020 with resume, cover letter and contact information for at least five (5) professional references to the attention of Sarah McKee, Senior Vice-President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL  60062. Tel: (224) 282-8310.

     

    Click HERE to Apply!


    WATER UTILITY OPERATOR
    CITY OF BROOKFIELD
    BROOKFIELD, WI
    Posted 4-14-2020

    PURPOSE:
    The position of Water Utility Operator performs duties in the operation and maintenance of both electrical and mechanical waterworks facilities.  This position performs customer service, semi-skilled and manual work.  Reports for duty in emergency situations and works a rotational on-call schedule.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Performs routine maintenance of motors, pumps, treatment equipment, stations, and grounds.
    • Performs maintenance and repair of hydrants, valves, valve boxes, and water mains.
    • Collects & tests water samples.
    • Flushes water systems.
    • Inspects, cleans, and maintains underground reservoirs, well stations, and elevated towers. Handles snow and ice removal as required.
    • Identifies abnormal parameters and makes corrections to improve the treatment process.
    • Installs, reads, replaces, tests, and repairs water meters. Checks for cross connections.
    • Promotes and maintains positive departmental public relations with other City departments and staff and the community in general.
    • Responds or refers complaints concerning the operation and maintenance of electrical and mechanical waterworks facilities to supervisor.
    • Provides instruction to summer or seasonal staff.

     

    Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Water Utility Operator II*:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma.
    2. Must have Waterworks Operator Certification from Wisconsin DNR for Ground, Distribution, and Iron Removal (G, D, I).
    3. Minimum three (3) years licensed and practical Water Utility work experience at the Operator I level or equivalent preparation.
    4. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes A,B,C).
    5. Knowledge and ability to operate motorized equipment, trucks and tools.
    6. Ability to perform manual labor (bend, stoop, handle equipment, lift minimum of 60 pounds); withstand a variety of temperatures, weather and work conditions; and possess short/long distance vision.
    7. Ability to report to duty in emergency situations and be on call on a regular basis.

     

    Water Utility Operator I*:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma.
    2. Waterworks Operator Certification (Distribution) from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
    3. Minimum two (2) years of Water Utility experience.
    4. Ability to obtain Waterworks Operator Certification from Wisconsin DNR for Groundwater and Iron Removal (G, I), including required work experience within probation period.
    5. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes A,B,C) (may be obtained during probationary period).
    6. Knowledge and ability to operate motorized equipment, trucks and tools.
    7. Ability to perform manual labor (bend, stoop, handle equipment, lift minimum of 60 pounds); withstand a variety of temperatures, weather and work conditions; and possess short/long distance vision.
    8. Ability to report to duty in emergency situations and be on call on a regular basis.

     

    Note: Promotion to Water Utility Operator II contingent upon completion of three (3) years experience at the Water Utility Operator I level or equivalent preparation.

     

    Water Utility Operator-In-Training*:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma.
    2. Ability to pass Waterworks Operator Certification (Distribution) from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (may be obtained during probationary period).
    3. Ability to obtain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes A,B,C) within probation period.
    4. Knowledge and ability to operate motorized equipment, trucks and tools.
    5. Ability to perform manual labor (bend, stoop, handle equipment, lift minimum of 60 pounds); withstand a variety of temperatures, weather and work conditions; and possess short/long distance vision.
    6. Ability to report to duty in emergency situations and be on call on a regular basis.

     

    Note: Promotion to the Water Utility Operator I title is contingent upon completion of two (2) years experience at the Operator –In-Training level or equivalent preparation.

    Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

    * The City has the right to fill the Water Utility Operator position vacancy at either the I, II, or OIT level based and knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

     

    2020 SALARY RANGE:     

    Water Utility Operator II:                  $28.13-$32.17 per hour with excellent benefits.

    Water Utility Operator I:                    $26.00-$29.73 per hour with excellent benefits.

    Water Utility Operator-In-Training: $20.55-$23.50 per hour with excellent benefits.

     

    THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following:  training and experience evaluation; written, oral or performance tests; or other assessment methods.  The Department of Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to oral and performance examinations.  Oral examinations may include written exercises.

     

    Applications will be accepted through SUNDAY, MAY 3, 2020.

     

    HOW TO APPLY: You can now apply online through NEOGOV from our web site (www.ci.brookfield.wi.us),  by clicking on the job title and clicking on the “Apply” link! An email address is necessary to apply online.  If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build an application by clicking on the “Build Job Application” link. This application can be saved and used to apply for other job openings.  If you do not have a current email address, you can sign up for free email to create your account.

     

    You will receive an email confirming that we have received your application.  It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. You may submit a resume by copying and pasting the document, however the application must be completed in its entirety to be accepted. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

     

    For assistance click on “HELP” after you are logged in or during business hours contact Applicant Support @ 1-855-524-5627 or contact Ann Harvancik at (262) 787-3607 in the City of Brookfield Human Resources Department.


    Clean Water Plant – Lab Technician
    CITY OF WAUKESHA
    WAUKESHA, WI
    Posted 4-9-2020

    SALARY: $53,742.00 – $72,551.00 Annually
    OPENING DATE: 04/07/20
    CLOSING DATE: 04/24/20 04:00 PM

    DESCRIPTION:
    This position performs technical work of moderate difficulty, in the preparation of routine laboratory work in water treatment and sewage disposal, and the preparation and analysis of pretreatment industrial samples.

     

    EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    1. Examines wastewater samples taken before, during and after treatment process.
    2. Examines pretreatment industrial samples using advanced analysis techniques.
    3. Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs lab equipment and support equipment.
    4. Makes specific computations; keeps records and prepares reports.
    5. Prepares setup and maintains specific operations for laboratory equipment and apparatus.
    6. Maintains proper inventory of laboratory equipment chemicals and supplies.
    7. Prepares solution reagents and various support supplies.
    8. Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment, utensils and laboratory facility.
    9. Meets and coordinates with outside vendors related to laboratory equipment.
    10. Implements and troubleshoots new laboratory procedures.
    11. Trains and monitors alternate laboratory personnel.
    12. Collects samples
    13. Monitors proper sample holding times and adjusts testing schedule accordingly.
    14. Complies with proficiency testing for EPA/DNR requirements annually.

     

    TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
    An Associate’s Degree in chemistry, science or a related field, and 2 – 3 years of experience in laboratory testing work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, ability and skills:

    • Standard laboratory principles, technology and equipment.
    • Principles of chemical, physical and bacteriological examination and treatment of wastewater, sludge, effluent and byproducts.
    • Chemicals and compounds used in the wastewater treatment process.
    • Operational hazards and the safety precautions used to avoid or minimize risks.
    • The use of standard office equipment, including computers and relevant software programs.
    • Follow prescribed methods and processes for wastewater treatment operations.
    • Follow instructions and work independently, with minimal supersvision.
    • Maintain clear, orderly and concise laboratory records and reports.
    • Read, interpret and record data from gauges, meters and charts.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers and the general public.
    • Oral and written communications.
    • Organization and time management.
    • Data analysis and recordkeeping.
    • The use of specialized equipment and technology.

     

    Necessary Special Requirements: Valid Wisconsin driver’s license.

     

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.waukesha-wi.gov

     

    Position #00190 LAB TECHNICIAN
    201 Delafield Street, Room 205
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    262-524-3744
    HR@waukesha-wi.gov


    Adjunct Instructor to Teach Urban Hydrology and Stormwater Management
    Marquette University
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 4-7-2020

    Position Overview
    Fall 2020 Adjunct Professor teaching Urban Hydrology and Stormwater Management. Course covers distribution and properties of water on the earth. Concept of the hydrologic cycle and basic principles governing water movement in the environment: precipitation, evapotranspiration, infiltration, runoff generation, streamflow and groundwater flow. Engineering methods of design of flood protection, stormwater management and stormwater pollution abatement systems.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Lecture, assign and grade homework and administer and grade examinations. Assign final class grades.

     

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Masters Degree preferred or substantial progress toward the terminal degree.

     

    Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Masters Degree or terminal degree in civil, environmental or water resources engineering or a related field. Knowledge of water resources engineering and stormwater design. Experience teaching technical content. Professional engineering registration (PE) preferred.

     

    To apply visit: https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/13097 


    Deputy GM, WW Collection & Treatment Services
    MCES
    St. Paul, MN
    Posted 3-30-2020

     

    Salary range: $150,000 – $234,776/year (depending on qualifications) plus excellent benefits!

     

    The Deputy General Manager, Wastewater Collection and Treatment Services is responsible for the overall leadership, administration, management and operations of assigned programs in support of the Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) General Manager.

     

    This position is responsible for planning, managing, resourcing and delivering regional operations services for a population of 2.6 million people across 110 communities.

     

    • Wastewater collection system – 650 miles of interceptors, 65 lift stations, 212 meter stations, and right-of-way infrastructure, 50 staff
    • Wastewater treatment – 9 major wastewater treatment facilities, 160 operations staff
    • Maintenance – mechanical, electrical, warehousing, purchasing, fleet management, planning and scheduling, 110 staff
    • Support – SCADA, laboratory services, industrial pretreatment, process engineering, research and development, air quality, training, data systems and reporting, 130 staff

     

    This position also interfaces with internal and external stakeholders, enhances technology and innovations, and makes investment decisions for operating and capital budgets in collaboration with other MCES leadership.

     

    In addition, this position plays a key role in the development and execution of strategic vision, alignment and execution for MCES. It champions employee motivational initiatives to foster greater employee engagement and workforce development. It actively sponsors key strategic initiatives, tracks progress, and communicates successes; and ensures compliance with required regulations, policies, and guidelines.

     

    The basic qualifications for this position are a Bachelor of Science in engineering, environmental science or related field AND 10 or more years of executive management experience including five (5) or more years of supervisory experience in a public/private utility in wastewater operations or public works.

     

    The ideal candidate also will have:

    • A Master’s degree in public administration, engineering, hydrology, business management or related field
    • A Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Class A Wastewater Treatment Certification or equivalent
    • A professional certification from the Minnesota State Board of Technical Registration or equivalent
    • Leadership experience in the regional, national, or international water/wastewater sector
    • Experience and a high degree of skill developing, motivating and fostering collaborative relationships both inside and outside the organization including with representatives, elected officials, or managers of other agencies or organizations

     

    Apply:

    If interested, please apply online and INCLUDE a resume and cover letter. This position is open until filled. Initial review will begin on April 24, 2020.  For more information, please contact Lynette Andersen at lynette.andersen@metc.state.mn.us.

     

    See complete job posting and application instructions @  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/metrocouncil


    Stormwater BMP Specialist
    Capitol Region Watershed District
    St. Paul, MN
    Posted 3-25-2020

     

    BOARD APPROVED:         October 19, 2016
    LAST UPDATE:                    March 17, 2020
    GRADE:                                 8
    JOB CLASSIFICATION:      Technical/Specialist II
    POSITION TITLE:                Stormwater BMP Specialist
    REPORTS TO:                      Planning, Projects and Grants Division Manager

     

    Capitol Region Watershed District embraces and values diversity and seeks to recruit, promote and retain employees that reflect the community we serve. We believe that diversity enriches the workplace and enhances the quality of our service. The District encourages anyone who is interested and qualified to apply for open positions.

     

    PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: Perform skilled to highly skilled duties related to the coordination and implementation of District water quality improvement grant programs and the planning, design, and construction of green infrastructure practices and other stormwater best management practices (BMPs) in the District.

     

    POSITION OBJECTIVE: The Stormwater BMP Specialist coordinates the District’s Stewardship Grant Program which provides funding and technical assistance for the planning, design, and construction of green infrastructure practices and other stormwater BMPs. The specialist is also responsible for coordinating design and construction of BMPs in the right-of-way with District partners.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The Stormwater BMP Specialist is responsible for:

    1. Managing and implementing the District’s Stewardship Grant Program which includes communicating with interested applicants, grantees, and consultants, coordinating green infrastructure practice design by outside consultants, reviewing green infrastructure plans, providing technical assistance, administering grant agreements, inspecting projects during and after construction and updating electronic tracking of grant projects.
    2. Promoting the Stewardship Grant program in priority geographic areas to increase participation by underserved communities.
    3. Evaluating existing grant programs and providing recommendations on ways to improve efficiency and engagement leading to higher numbers of grant funded water quality improvement projects.
    4. Coordinating the planning, design and construction of boulevard raingarden projects or other BMPs in the right-of-way (ROW) as opportunities arise, which may include municipal street reconstruction projects, ROW utility work, and ash tree removal.
    5. Managing and implementing the District’s Well Sealing Grant Program to protect groundwater resources.
    6. Apply for and manage state or other grants on behalf of the District.
    7. Developing and implementing site-specific stormwater management feasibility studies.

     

    ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Provide technical support for the District’s Master Water Stewards Program, which may include presentations about rain garden design and maintenance and District projects, identification of potential water quality improvement projects, and BMP project guidance.
    2. Provide technical and field support to other District programs including monitoring, permitting, communications and engagement, and GIS.
    3. Stay informed of new and emerging trends in stormwater management. Work with District staff and programs to incorporate effective new technology and systems into District programs and projects.
    4. Effectively communicate watershed issues and projects at meetings, conferences, before the media, and to other units of government, Board of Managers, staff, partner organizations and public.

     

    (The functions described above are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed and are not necessarily all-inclusive. This position description is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.)

     

    SALARY:   Salary range is from $46,400 – $69,600 and initial salary depends on qualifications and experience.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent in the field of water resources, engineering, earth science, watershed management, landscape design or related field is required. Master of Science degree is preferred. Strong understanding of stormwater management, urban hydrology and water quality are essential. Experience with green infrastructure practices and other stormwater BMPs including siting, design, plan review, construction inspection, and/or maintenance requirements is highly desired. Minimum of four years of professional experience including project management is required.

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

    Technical and Policy

    1. Knowledge of and working experience with green infrastructure and stormwater BMP planning, design and construction.
    2. Knowledge of watershed management, surface and groundwater hydrology, natural resource management, soils and MN native plants.
    3. Familiarity with BMP design software, watershed/water quality assessment models (e.g. HydroCAD, P-8, MIDS, SWMM) and GIS.
    4. Ability to analyze technical data and write technical reports and memos.
    5. Ability to review and interpret construction drawings, diagrams and specifications.
    6. Familiarity with local, state, and federal stormwater programs and regulations.

     

    Project Management

    1. Exceptional project management skills with ability to establish priorities, balance large volumes of diverse work and implement projects successfully.
    2. Demonstrated ability to develop project scopes of work and budgets.
    3. Experience developing and managing professional services, construction and vendor contracts.
    4. Ability to effectively provide direction to consultants, contractors, and vendors to ensure contract requirements are met.
    5. Ability to effectively lead project teams consisting of staff, public partners, and other stakeholders.
    6. Proven ability to take direction from supervisor and colleagues, work successfully with considerable independence and use good time management skills.
    7. Excellent conflict management and interpersonal skills.

     

    Communication

    1. Strong written and oral communication skills including ability to write successful grant requests.
    2. Experience with different methods of stakeholder engagement, program promotion, and outreach to underserved communities.
    3. Ability to develop effective cooperative relationships with technical and policy staff, state and local government officials, and private entities and citizens.
    4. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the District’s Administrator, Planning, Projects and Grants Division Manager, and other staff.

     

    Other

    1. Must have valid Minnesota driver’s license and have vehicle available for periodic business use on a mileage reimbursement basis. The vehicle must have insurance approved by the District.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None, unless otherwise assigned.

     

    RESPONSIBILITY FOR PUBLIC CONTACT: High level of public contact. The position requires good judgment and respectful interactions.

     

    EMPLOYMENT  CLASSIFICATION:    Salaried. Exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

     

    CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS: All employment offers are conditioned upon the applicant passing a criminal background check. Convictions are not an automatic bar of employment. Each case is considered on its individual merits and the type of work sought. However, making false statements or withholding information will cause you to be barred from employment, or removed from employment.

     

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Capitol Region Watershed District is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, disability, marital status, political affiliation, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, public assistance, veteran status, national origin or other legally protected status protected under federal, state, or local law.

     

    If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at careers@capitolregionwd.org, 651-644-8888.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND JOB DESCRIPTION SUPPLEMENT WORK ENVIRONMENT

    • Normal shift = eight (8) hours for five (5) consecutive
    • Work location normally in controlled
    • Stress level varies from low to very

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    Type of ActivityFrequency
    Walking/standing:M
    Sitting:S
    Standing in One Place:M
    Climbing:O
    Pulling/Pushing:M
    Crawling/Kneeling/Squatting:M
    Bending/Stooping:M
    Twisting/Turning:M
    Repetitive movement:M
    Lifting waist to shoulder:M
    Lifting knee to waist:M
    Lifting floor to knee:M

    S = Significant          M = Moderate          O= Occasional


    Maintenance Manager
    VEOLIA
    Cicero, IL
    Posted 3-25-2020

     

    To apply to this position, please click HERE

     

    Summary:

    Responsible for personnel, productivity, safety, and efficiency of the Chicago Biosolids Recycling Facility. Plans, organizes and manages the maintenance and testing of a biosolids facility. Assures compliance with established environmental procedures, safety procedures, standard operating procedures, standards, policies, and emergency response procedures. Maintains established client interfaces to keep the client informed and enhance client relations.

     

    Primary Functions:

    • Supervises and coordinates the work, training, and education of all maintenance personnel.
    • Supervises and coordinates the maintenance schedules of the plant. Issues a daily schedule of work and other advance schedules as may aid subordinates in planning their work.
    • Ensures that all prescribed or necessary security and safety precautions are understood and strictly observed.
    • Evaluates the performance of union staff and makes recommendations to senior management.
    • Leads investigations of plant mishaps to determine Root Causes for deficiencies in plant productivity, safety, and efficiency.
    • Ensures adequate repair parts, supplies, and services are available to union personnel.
    • Supervises the organization and operation of the plant’s preventative maintenance program and is responsible to senior management for adequate management of repair parts inventories.
    • Continuously monitors, documents, and evaluates the implementation of management control systems to include management control assessments, training, and tracking systems.
    • Serves as a member of the plant Safety Committee.

     

    Job Requirements:

    • High school diploma or GED.
    • Experience in a related position in a similar environment with ability to comprehend complex specifications.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary.
    • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

    Civil Design Engineer
    Symbiont
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 3-13-2020

     

    Symbiont, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a multi-disciplined, employee-owned engineering, construction, and consulting firm that offers challenging and rewarding growth opportunities to our employees. Employee opinion surveys resulted in Symbiont being named a Top Workplace by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Symbiont is recognized for designing and building quality water/wastewater treatment systems and food processing systems. Clients include Fortune 100 companies, municipalities, and state agencies. Symbiont provides turnkey design-build services to our industrial clients, which include top-brand brewing, beverage bottling, and dairy companies. Symbiont’s municipal clients are generally located in Midwestern states such as Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

    We are currently seeking a motivated Civil Design Engineer for full time work in Symbiont’s fast paced yet informal work environment. Candidate will be responsible for Symbiont’s civil design standards and procedures as related to the use of Civil 3D. Candidate must be able to complete civil design projects via project management, mentoring junior engineers, and self-performing work.

    Candidates must have a minimum of a B.S. in civil or environmental engineering, 5 years of experience in engineering consulting and proficiency with Civil 3D software. Our projects commence from conception and conclude with construction services for a variety of infrastructure needs, such as sanitary sewer collection and treatment, storm water management, water distribution, and site grading and drainage and pavement design. Experience with storm water modeling and permitting, or other hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, is helpful but not required. The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of experience, strong academic credentials, demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent professional references and work examples.

    Work will include projects involving municipal sewer/road/water systems and industrial site development projects. Assignments will likely include developing concepts for resolving issues with existing infrastructure; drafting engineering reports and preliminary opinions of cost for concepts; designing, developing, and writing plans and specifications for bidding and construction of infrastructure; communications with clients, contractors and regulatory agencies; engineering services during construction of projects; and other office and field duties as assigned.

    Symbiont offers a competitive salary and benefits. Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter via https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2939369


    Wastewater/Stormwater Collection System Project Manager
    Symbiont
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 3-13-2020

     

    Symbiont, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a multi-disciplined, employee-owned engineering, construction, and consulting firm that offers challenging and rewarding growth opportunities to our employees. Employee opinion surveys resulted in Symbiont being named a Top Workplace by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Symbiont is recognized for designing and building quality water/wastewater treatment systems and food processing systems. Clients include Fortune 100 companies, municipalities, and state agencies. Symbiont provides turnkey design-build services to our industrial clients, which include top-brand brewing, beverage bottling, and dairy companies. Symbiont’s municipal clients are generally located in Midwestern states such as Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

    We are currently seeking a motivated Wastewater/Stormwater Collection System Project Manager for full-time work in Symbiont’s fast-paced, yet informal work environment.

    Candidates must have a minimum of a B.S. in civil or environmental engineering and 3 years of experience (7+ preferred) with managing and executing projects evaluating wastewater and/or stormwater collection systems including long-term planning studies, modeling, and field studies related to such systems. Design experience and knowledge of green infrastructure would be helpful but is not required. The ideal candidate will have strong academic credentials, demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent professional references and work examples. Qualified candidates will have project management andnhydraulic analysis experience, including mastery of either 1) a mainstream hydrologic/hydraulicnmodeling program, such as SWMM (PCSWMM, XPSWMM, InfoSWMM, etc.) or MIKE URBAN, or 2) conducting infiltration/inflow studies and related rehabilitation work. Work assignments will include managing projects, performing hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, and mentoring junior engineers to solve municipal collection system problems related to combined and sanitary sewer overflows, flooding, and collection system aging. Prior experience in engineering consulting is required.

    Symbiont offers a competitive salary and benefits. Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter via https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2939374


    PART-TIME OFFICE CLERK
    Northern Moraine WRD
    Island Lake, IL
    Posted 3-13-2020

     

    The Northern Moraine Wastewater Reclamation District has an immediate opening for a Part-Time Office Clerk. This is a non-exempt position responsible for assisting the District Clerk and Assistant District Clerk in the administrative, business-related and fiscal functions for the District. Tasks involve assisting with utility billing and the collection and maintenance of related records. Work also involves providing customer service to residents, handling billing problems, account maintenance, sending out past due notices and authorizing service shut offs. Tasks will also include assisting with accounts payable journal entries, budget preparation, general ledger maintenance, preparing purchase orders, etc.

    A minimum of four years of experience in an office setting doing clerical work and handling payments is required. Other combinations of education, skills, experience and certification may be considered. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Starting pay is $18.93–$22.27 per hour, depending on qualifications and certifications.

    Interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume, including professional references to Mohammed Haque, District Manager at haque@nmwrd.org by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020 to be considered.


    WASTEWATER OPERATOR
    Northern Moraine WRD
    Island Lake, IL
    Posted 3-13-2020

     

    The Northern Moraine Wastewater Reclamation District has an immediate opening for a Wastewater Operator. This is a non-exempt position with responsibility for the operation, repair and maintenance of equipment and the monitoring, sampling and control of the District’s wastewater treatment facilities, comprised of the collection system and treatment plant. Applicants with wastewater plant and collection system operational experience and an Illinois Class 4 or higher Wastewater Operators license will be preferred. Other combinations of education, skills, experience and certification may be considered. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Starting Range is $22.90–$29.03 per hour, depending on qualifications and certifications. The District provides excellent benefits, including Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

    Duties encompass all facets of wastewater facility operations, maintenance and repairs on the District’s 2 MGD treatment plant and extensive collection system. A minimum of two years of experience in wastewater operation is highly desirable, but not required.

    Applicant should be able to show knowledge of the principals and practices involved in the operation and maintenance of wastewater collection, conveyance, and treatment systems.

    Interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume, including professional references to Mohammed Haque, District Manager at haque@nmwrd.org.


    Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic
    Wheaton Sanitary District
    Wheaton, IL
    Posted 3-1-2020

     

    Schedule: Full Time Monday to Friday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
    Starting Salary: $40 – 45K Depending on Experience

     

    Under general direction of the Maintenance Mechanic 1 (Foreman) and the Maintenance Supervisor, this position coordinates in repairs and maintenance of buildings and equipment, machinery and mechanical equipment to maintain process efficiency for a wastewater treatment plant.

     

    Position Specific Functions:

    • Maintains wastewater pumps, bar screens, clarifiers, boilers and other wastewater related equipment.
    • Performs building maintenance including carpentry, plumbing, HVAC and painting.
    • Maintain plant vehicles to include oil changes, tire changes, and general preventive maintenance for skid steers, tractors, pick-up trucks, dump trucks and ATV’s
    • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
    • Inspects used/worn parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
    • Replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.

     

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Minimum five (5) years of related wastewater experience.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
    • Possession of an Illinois Public Wastewater Operator Certification (Class 4) is a plus or the ability to obtain the certification.

     

    Physical Demands:

    • Sit, stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel or crouch.
    • Environment exposure to changing conditions such as extreme heat and cold, high winds, rain or snow storms, flood conditions, etc.,
    • Physical working conditions that may require work with MH’s/confined space and the use of ventilation, masks, and/or S.C.B.A.
    • Physical activity involving lifting, moving, and replacing heavy objects and using heavy tools or equipment weighing up to seventy-five (75) pounds.

     

    To Apply:

    If interested, please complete an Employment Application on our website: http://www.wsd.dst.il.us/ under the Contact Tab, click Career Opportunities.

    You can send your resume and application to: Bernadette Jefferson- jefferson@wsd.dst.il.us

    Please, no phone calls.


    Plant Laborer (Part-Time)
    Glenbard Wastewater Authority
    GLEN ELLYN, IL
    Posted 3-1-2020

    SUMMARY:   The Glenbard Wastewater Authority (GWA) is currently recruiting for one (1) part-time, entry-level Plant Laborer position. This is a semi-skilled position responsible for various tasks at a wastewater treatment facility.
     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Assist with tasks on wastewater treatment equipment and associated components.
    • Be self-motivated and to be able to work alone on assigned laborious projects such as painting, organizing, hosing of tanks and miscellaneous housekeeping activities.
    • Operate gates, valves, pumps and other operating equipment either manually or automatically.
    • Perform preventative maintenance tasks and activities.
    • Become familiar with locating sources of trouble and report malfunctions and potential remedies to the Operations Superintendent.
    • Works to effectively solve any conflicts discovered.

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent; knowledge of wastewater treatment processes a plus, but not required.  Successful candidates will possess a general knowledge of mechanical equipment, and demonstrate the ability to effectively interpret and carry out a variety of instructions related to wastewater plant maintenance and operation.  Must also have a valid driver’s license at the time of application, and be able to perform mathematical calculations; the ability to comprehend, retain, and apply the Authority’s rules and procedure manuals, including any pertinent Federal, State, or local laws is a required skill set; must also be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Proficiency in using computer systems for monitoring is a plus.

    The duties of this job include physical activities such as stooping, kneeling, standing, reaching, walking, some heavy lifting and/or moving, grasping, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing, and repetitive motions.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.  Must be willing to work in malodorous, nauseating and dangerous work conditions.  Work of a part-time Operator is both indoors and outdoors, during all seasons.

     

    Work schedule: weekends, holidays, or outside of normal business hours; up to twenty (20) hours per week with flexible schedule from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.

     

    SALARY/BENEFITS:

    The starting base pay offered for this position is $20.85/hr with no fringe benefits.  This position is non-exempt under FLSA.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    1. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter vgeresume@glenellyninfo.orgHard copies (faxed, mailed, hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.
    2. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #07-20-GWA PT Plant Laborer) in the subject line of their e-mail.
    3. The selected finalist will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference check, and a post-offer medical physical with a drug and alcohol screen.

     

    The Authority is accepting applications until the position is filled.  Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Human Resources at 630-469-5000.

     

    THE GLENBARD WASTEWATER AUTHORITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

     


    WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
    CITY OF BROOKFIELD, WI
    Posted 2-25-2020

    SUMMARY:   The Wastewater Treatment Plant Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the day-to-day installation, maintenance and repair of buildings, electronic, electrical and mechanical equipment used at the City of Brookfield Wastewater treatment plant.  Candidates must be familiar with and qualified to work on computers and computer systems including plant and lift station SCADA systems, plant LAN, servers, PLC’s and PLC programming, ladder logic, SCC’s and computer communication networks. This position also provides supervision and technical support for maintenance and efficiency of the functions performed by maintenance employees.  This position may perform skilled and manual labor from time to time.  Reports for duty in emergency situations.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Supervises maintenance crews’ repairs or replacement of equipment as identified by the Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager or maintenance program. Enters or supervises entry of work orders and updates computerized maintenance program.
    • Troubleshoots and repairs problems associated with mechanical equipment or high voltage electrical components or devices, including plant and lift station controls, and reprogramming computer or communication software.
    • Determines need for parts and maintains inventories, orders repair parts and replacement equipment with appropriate approvals.
    • Researches and evaluates maintenance services and effectiveness, providing recommendations to improve efficiency.
    • Manages and implements action for solving emergency situations. Recommends methods and procedures to prevent or eliminate future emergency situations.
    • Establishes priorities, works with deadlines, and works with various skill levels and employee physical restrictions.
    • Performs facility inspections.
    • Provides technical support to plant staff and engineers. Supervises and inspects contractor work on premises.
    • Familiar with and qualified to work on computers, computer systems and networks, PLC’s and PLC programming.
    • Knowledge and experience with repair of HVAC equipment.
    • Assigns preventative maintenance tasks on schedule. Provides recommendations regarding equipment repair or replacement.
    • Promotes and maintains positive departmental public relations with other City department staff and the community in general.
    • Responds or refers complaints to the appropriate person.
    • Directs the selection, training, supervision, evaluation, and discipline of assigned wastewater treatment staff.
    • Conducts maintenance and safety training for employees.
    • Reviews purchase orders, invoices, and monitors department expenditures. Estimates and orders materials for assigned projects.
    • Maintains a manufacturer’s literature library and equipment inventory.

    Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

     

    THE REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Associate’s Degree in science, engineering, business, or related field or 5 years of specialized or technical training in electrical repair.
    2. At least 5 years experience in maintenance of electronic, electrical, and mechanical equipment.
    3. Knowledge and ability to operate lifting devices, torches, welders, and other tools associated with repair work.
    4. Knowledge of diagnostic testing equipment for instrumentation repair.
    5. At least 1 year supervisory experience, preferably in a public sector wastewater treatment plant.
    6. Must have a valid electrical maintenance license.
    7. Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License.

    Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

     

    THE 2020 SALARY RANGE IS:  $67,294.76 – $87,483.24 annually with excellent benefits.

     

    THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following:  training and experience evaluation; written, oral or performance tests; or other assessment methods.  The Department of Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to oral and performance examinations.  Oral examinations may include written exercises.  Selection process component weights will be determined by further analysis of the job.

     

    APPLICATIONS will be accepted through SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2020.  This deadline may be extended to meet the needs of the City.

     

    HOW TO APPLY: You can now apply online through NEOGOV from our web site (www.ci.brookfield.wi.us/),  by clicking on the job title and clicking on the “Apply” link! An email address is necessary to apply online.  If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build an application by clicking on the “Build Job Application” link. This application can be saved and used to apply for other job openings.  If you do not have a current email address, you can sign up for free email to create your account.

     

    You will receive an email confirming that we have received your application.  It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. You may submit a resume by copying and pasting the document, however the application must be completed in its entirety to be accepted. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

     

    For assistance click on “HELP” after you are logged in or during business hours contact Applicant Support @ 1-855-524-5627 or contact Ann Harvancik at (262) 787-3607 in the City of Brookfield Human Resources Department.

     

    THE CITY OF BROOKFIELD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES AND ENCOURAGES DIVERSITY.


    STORMWATER PROJECT MANAGER
    CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE, NC
    Posted 2-25-2020

     

    Fayetteville, NC (pop. 210,000) The City of Fayetteville is an award-winning city that is home to Fort Bragg, the Army’s headquarters for Airborne and Special Operations forces, and Pope Army Air Field.  Located in Cumberland County, the City is more than 250 years old and steeped in history.  The City’s 150 square miles include a historic downtown shopping area, numerous historic sites, seven museums, three colleges and universities, multiple entertainment venues, and award-winning golf courses.  Fayetteville is conveniently located within two hours of Myrtle Beach and other east coast beaches, as well as within close proximity to camping, fishing and hiking.

     

    The Stormwater Project Manager position is part of the Public Services Department and will report to the Stormwater Manager.  The Project Manager is responsible for civil and stormwater engineering project management performed in the planning, surveying, design, review, contracting, inspection, field supervision and maintenance of multiple types of municipal stormwater engineering projects and systems.  The position will direct and manage project development from beginning to end; define project scope, goals and deliverables that support the organization’s goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.  Additionally, the Project Manager will supervise the collection and processing of site data; independently design and revise various projects including plats, specifications, and instructions to surveyors; and draw a variety of plans including roads, drainage structures and municipal facilities.

     

    The Project Manager is also charged with participating in the annual budget preparation for the Engineering Division including forecasting additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies while also monitoring expenditures and implementing adjustments as needed.  The Project Manager will also recommend and implement goals, objectives and practices for providing effective and efficient services.  Additionally, the Manager will answer questions and provide information to the general public; provide relevant information to the designated City’s Public Information Officer (PIO); respond to and resolve citizen inquiries and complaints and refer difficult and sensitive problems to appropriate staff.

     

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:

     

    • An ability to provide stormwater project management direction for the City’s long-range capital plan for stormwater management through their Engineering Division and the ability to manage and guide those projects from beginning to end.
    • An advanced knowledge of principles and practices of hydrology, hydraulics, stormwater management systems and a thorough knowledge of governmental regulations, particularly as it relates to the Environmental Protection Agency stormwater regulations, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), and the Clean Water Act as well as applicable sections of the City’s Code of Regulations or other agency regulations that apply to the City’s facilities and permits required for stormwater project management.
    • An ability to cultivate a strong working relationship with residents, employees, businesses and stakeholders by providing leadership on stormwater regulations.
    • A bachelor’s degreein civil engineering or related field from an accredited college or university; a registered North Carolina Professional Engineer (PE) license or eligible to have the license transferred within six months of employment.
    • Four to 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience in civil engineering with a strong emphasis modeling software used for stormwater project management;
    • Additionally, a Project Management Professional (PMP) is desired or significant experience in project management; also preferred is ArcGIS experience and/or the designation as a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) or Certified Construction Manager (CCM).

     

    The anticipated hiring salary range for the position is $69,037 – $88,762 DOQ with an excellent benefit package.  Interested candidates should apply online to www.GovHRjobs.com by March 20, 2020 with resume, cover letter and contact information for at least five (5) professional references to the attention of Sarah McKee, Senior Vice-President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (224) 282-8310.

     

    Click here to Apply!


    Maintenance Worker I – Utilities
    Village of Algonquin, IL
    Posted 2-25-2020

    CLOSING DATE: March 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
    STARTING SALARY: $43,034.40, per union contract
    HOURS PER WEEK: 40+ hours per week. You will be required to have a flexible schedule (including nights and weekends) as you will be participating in a schedule as an on-call employee for the Utilities Division.

     

    The Village of Algonquin is seeking applicants for the position of Maintenance Worker I for the Utilities Division (Wastewater Facility) of the Public Works Department.

     

    GENERAL DUTIES: In this role you will be performing labor activities related to the maintenance of water and sewer mains, fire hydrants, b-boxes, manhole structures, and valves; inspections and repairs of equipment, flow and electrical meters, operation and maintenance of sewage lift stations, including responding to SCADA related alarms. The work also includes operation of motorized / heavy equipment.

     

    REQUIREMENTS: High School Degree or equivalent or any combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge and experience to perform the work. Illinois Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class “A”, with air brake and tanker endorsements, or the ability to obtain one within six (6) months of the date of hire. Ability and willingness to respond to emergency situations twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Ability to lift up to 100 pounds. Familiarity with electrical and mechanical systems is preferred. Possession of an Illinois public wastewater operator certification (Class 4) is a plus, or the ability to obtain one within 12 months of the date of hire.

     

    TO APPLY: Interested candidates are required to complete and submit a Village of Algonquin employment application, along with a resume. Applications can be downloaded from the Village’s website at www.algonquin.org.

     

    Completed applications can be submitted to:

    Human Resources
    2200 Harnish Drive
    Algonquin, IL 60102
    Faxed to: (847) 658-4564
    Emailed to: HR@algonquin.org.
    Please, no phone calls.

     

    POST OFFER REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a pre-employment DOT physical, drug screen, and a background check is required.

     

    The Village of Algonquin is an equal opportunity employer within every definition of the concept. A copy of our Outreach Program is available upon request.


    WATERSHED MODELING ENGINEER
    CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE, NC
    Posted 2-18-2020

    Fayetteville, NC (pop. 210,000) The City of Fayetteville is an award-winning city that is home to Fort Bragg, the Army’s headquarters for Airborne and Special Operations forces, and Pope Army Air Field.  Located in Cumberland County, the City is more than 250 years old and steeped in history.  The City’s 150 square miles include a historic downtown shopping area, numerous historic sites, seven museums, three colleges and universities, multiple entertainment venues, and award-winning golf courses.  Fayetteville is conveniently located within two hours of Myrtle Beach and other east coast beaches, as well as within close proximity to camping, fishing and hiking.

     

    The Watershed Modeling Engineer position is part of the Public Services Department and will report to the Stormwater Manager.  The Engineer is responsible for performing highly complex professional civil and watershed modeling work including design and review of drainage studies, drainage master plans and associated projects, preparing cost estimates, contracting, drafting specifications and collecting site data.  The position will complete comprehensive watershed management plan development; provide project engineering and task management; envision and manage complex technical planning projects and programs.  Additionally, the Engineer will conduct hydraulic and hydrologic modeling and watershed management system modeling and lead the development of design plans, specifications and estimates for water source projects including monitoring those projects.

     

    The Watershed Modeling Engineer will also compose, evaluate and review plans, specifications, designs and related documents, technical reports and letters, proposal, reports and studies related to watershed management as well as participate in the development and preparations of plans, specifications and cost estimates for proposed public improvement projects. The Engineer is also charged with participating in the annual budget preparation for the Engineering Division including forecasting additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies while also monitoring expenditures and implementing adjustments as needed.    Additionally, the Engineer will answer questions and provide information to the general public; provide relevant information to the designated City’s Public Information Officer (PIO); investigate and manage complaints to include the design, analysis, drawings, permits, reports, meetings, coordination and construction as required for watershed management.

     

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:

     

    • An ability to provide watershed modeling direction for the City’s long-range capital plan for watershed management through their Engineering Division and the ability to manage and guide those projects from beginning to end.
    • An advanced knowledge of principles and practices of hydrology, hydraulics, and watershed management systems and a thorough knowledge of governmental regulations, particularly as it relates to the Environmental Protection Agency watershed regulations, the US Federal Highway Administration and the Clean Water Act as well as applicable sections of the City’s Code of Regulations or other agency regulations that apply to the City’s facilities and permits required for watershed management.
    • An ability to cultivate a strong working relationship with residents, employees, businesses and stakeholders by providing leadership on stormwater regulations.
    • A bachelor’s degreein civil engineering or related field from an accredited college or university with 4 to 7 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in civil engineering working with water resources modeling software;
    • Additionally, a Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred or significant experience with ArcGIS and/or the designation as a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) or North Carolina Professional Engineer (PE) license or Engineer in Training (EIT).

    The anticipated hiring salary range for the position is $62,879 – $80,844 DOQ with a excellent benefit package.  Interested candidates should apply online at www.GovHRJobs.com by March 18, 2020 with resume, cover letter and contact information for at least five (5) professional references to the attention of Sarah McKee, Senior Vice-President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (224) 282-8310.

     

    Click here to Apply!


    WATER SYSTEM MANAGER
    CITY OF GRAND RAPIDS
    GRAND RAPIDS, MI
    Posted 2-3-2020

    SALARY: $47.77 – $60.91 Hourly $99,356.00 – $126,693.00 Annually
    OPENING DATE: 02/04/20
    CLOSING DATE: 03/20/20 11:59 PM

    NATURE OF WORK:
    The City of Grand Rapids is conducting a national search for a Water System Manager who will lead the Grand Rapids Water System. The position includes advanced professional, managerial and leadership in the planning, organizing, implementing and directing of programs and activities regarding the water system including water purification, pumping and distribution, lead service line reductions, distribution system maintenance and related utility functions.

    The purpose of this job is to oversee the various divisions responsible for long-range planning, operations, capital and operating budgets for the utility. Responds to media inquiries regarding the Water Utility. Provides leadership and oversight dedicated to providing safe, high quality drinking water. Ensures that overall operations effectively manage water infrastructure assets. Work is performed under the executive direction of a senior executive staff member. Supervision is exercised directly or indirectly over all employees in department composed of 127 personnel.

    • Ensures system operations and water quality comply with state and federal guidelines, operating permits, and standards. Directs and evaluates operation of the water distribution system, including water filtration plant, water pumping operations, water mains, metering devices and billing.
    • Determines priorities; develops short- and long-range plans to meet future water demand needs; analyzes and evaluates methods of operation and procedures to be followed.
    • Coordinates with team members such as a Deputy City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Managing Director, City Engineer, and Public Works Director on policy, capital improvement and fiscal matters.
    • Directs development and implementation of safety programs.
    • Responds to customer water complaints and directs investigation of complaint sources.
    • Reviews work force needs, recommends staffing levels, evaluates performance of supervisors, and reviews evaluations of all employees.
    • Directs and supervises work on major projects to ensure specifications and project timeliness are met.
    • Develops emergency response plans for critical operations and directs emergency repair operations through subordinate supervisors or obtains and supervises consultant/contractor services.
    • Prepares work program and monitors accomplishments; determines specifications on new equipment and supplies; monitors purchasing practices within department.
    • Supervises and prepares reports related to water systems operations and billing.
    • Confers with local governmental agencies and governmental regulatory agencies regarding water distribution and water system expansion.
    • Coordinates activities with contractors; confers with state, local, and federal government officials; confers with business and civic leaders, addresses concerns, and gives speeches before groups and professional organizations; explains department activities to the media.
    • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with community groups and agencies and the media.
    • Participates on various city and community committees, task forces, and the like.
    • Works closely with members of the Utility Advisory Board.
    • Determines priorities; develops short and long-range plans to meet future water distribution and filtration needs; analyzes and evaluates methods of operation and procedures to be followed.
    • Directs purchases of department supplies, equipment, and services; administers and executes contracts as needed or assigned.
    • Determines priorities; develops short and long-range plans to meet future water distribution and filtration needs; analyzes and evaluates methods of operation and procedures to be followed.
    • Prepares and presents annual and multi-year departmental budget, prioritizes the Capital Plan, and oversees financial performance.

     

    MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Science, Engineering or a related field
    • At least five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in water treatment operation and maintenance
    • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities

     

    Required Licenses or Certifications

    • S-1 Water Distribution Operator’s License as issued by Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy or the ability to obtain licensure within one year.
    • Licensure as a Professional Engineer is desirable.

     

    OTHER NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS:

    Knowledge of:

    • Safe Drinking Water Act Regulations
    • City Water Ordinance, Water System Rules & Regulations
    • City Department functions and priorities
    • Asset Management and Planning (Capital budgeting)
    • Business practices and policies
    • Water system design, construction and maintenance
    • Safety standards and precautions pertaining to the use and operation of heavy equipment
    • Labor rules
    • Financial management principles and practices
    • Cost impact of decisions
    • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment

     

    Skill in:

    • Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships
    • Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
    • Performing basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and ratios
    • Assigning, prioritizing, monitoring, and reviewing work assignments
    • Critical thinking and decision making
    • Project management
    • Delegation and oversight
    • Problem solving and conflict resolution
    • Data review and interpretation
    • Collaboration and listening

     

    Ability to:

    • Meet schedules and deadlines of the work
    • Understand and carry out oral and written directions
    • Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
    • Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries
    • Communicate vision for desired Water Utility operational outcomes
    • Lead a team of multi-skilled managers
    • Administer large-scale public works activities
    • Direct, supervise and evaluate the work of employees involved in water plant and system construction, maintenance and operation
    • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
    • Detect and resolve operational problems
    • Maintain records and develop reports related to plant and division operations

     

    OTHER INFORMATION:
    BENEFITS FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • 6% Employee & 6% Employer matching 401a, with immediate vesting
    • Employee & Employer contributions to Retiree Health Savings Account
    • Free Parking Citywide
    • Tuition Reimbursement up to Master’s degree
    • 4 Weeks Paid Parental Leave
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Several voluntary benefits and deferred compensation plan options

     

    About the Community
    Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan. It is on the Grand River about 30 miles east of Lake Michigan and three hours from Chicago. The City’s population is 198,829 and covers an area of 45 square miles. The combined statistical area of Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland is 1.3 million.

    The City recently received numerous recognitions ranging from the Best U.S. City to Invest in Housing and the Fastest Growing Economy in the U.S. (Forbes); the #1 City to Raise a Family; the #1 Hottest Real Estate Market to Watch (Trulia.com), and #28 Most Hipster City in the world. The Art Prize Festival was ranked one of the Top Five Festivals Worldwide (Time). Fifteen craft breweries are located within Grand Rapids making it locally known as Michigan’s “Beer City.” Please click here to learn more about Grand Rapids.

    Grand Rapids provides a full range of services to a multicultural group of residents, students and visitors. The Grand Rapids metropolitan area hosts fifteen institutions of higher learning. Grand Rapids has 67 parks with sports and recreation activities year-round. Salmon weighing up to 35 pounds are caught during the annual upstream migration of the Grand River.

    In 2019 the City completed a comprehensive Strategic Plan with a new Mission Statement: To elevate quality of life through excellent City services. Please click here to view the City’s strategic plan.

     

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/Jobs/Human-Resources-Department

    Position #599 – 0220
    WATER SYSTEM MANAGER AP

    300 Monroe Ave, NW
    8th Floor, Room 880
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2206
    (616) 456-3176
    jobs@grcity.us


    ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES MANAGER
    CITY OF GRAND RAPIDS
    GRAND RAPIDS, MI
    Posted 2-3-2020

    SALARY: $47.77 – $60.91 Hourly         $99,356.00 – $126,693.00 Annually
    OPENING DATE: 02/04/20
    CLOSING DATE: 03/20/20 11:59 PM

    NATURE OF WORK:
    The City of Grand Rapids is conducting a national search for an Environmental Services Manager who will oversee the Environmental Services and Wastewater operations. The position includes advanced professional, managerial and leadership in the planning, organizing, implementing and directing of programs and activities regarding energy, lighting, duct and smart systems, and public utilities, including wastewater treatment and industrial pretreatment program administration, collection system maintenance, stormwater management, environmental management, safe and equitable street lighting, and related utility functions. The ideal person will be highly strategic and be able to continue the wastewater designation as a Water Resource Recovery Facility that achieved Utility of the Future Today recognition. Work is performed under the executive direction of a senior executive staff member. Supervision is exercised directly or indirectly over all employees in Environmental Services composed of 112 personnel.

    The purpose of this job is to provide significant leadership and exemplary services dedicated to protecting the environment, public health and welfare. Responsible for the City’s Wastewater and Storm Water Infrastructure operation and maintenance. Ensures the City’s compliance with regulatory requirements and implements policy as stated by the City Commission. Develops and manages a budget which supports the department’s outcomes and City Polices. Develops and implements regulator and Citywide policies. Responsible for asset management related to the City’s Wastewater and Storm water infrastructure operation and maintenance.

    • Provides leadership in compliance with the City’s Wastewater and Storm water NPDES permits; implements minimum control measures for storm water; ensures a compliant effluent from the wastewater plant
    • Determines priorities; develops short and long-range plans to meet future wastewater and storm water needs; analyzes and evaluates methods of operation and procedures to be followed
    • Develops modified pollution control measures; presents proposals to City and State authorities; recommends administrative or legal action as required
    • Interprets and enforces wastewater, storm water and air pollution control ordinances, codes and laws
    • Oversees City’s wastewater and storm water infrastructure operation and maintenance
    • Oversees City’s energy, lighting, duct and smart systems infrastructure operation and maintenance
    • Prepares and presents annual and multi-year departmental budget; prioritizes capital plan; oversees financial performance
    • Develops emergency response plans for critical operations; directs emergency repair operations; supervises consultant/contractor services
    • Coordinates activities with contractors; confers with state, local and federal government officials; confers with business and civic leaders; addresses concerns and delivers speeches before groups and professional organizations; explains department activities to the media
    • Directs purchases of department supplies, equipment and services; administers and executes contracts

     

    MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in biology, chemistry, environmental science, public administration, or a related field
    • At least five (5) to seven (7) years of progressively more responsible experience in public administration, utilities or environmental management, including supervisory or managerial experience
    • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities

     

    Required Licenses or Certifications
    Certified Class “A” Wastewater – as issued by the Michigan Department of Enviornment, Great Lakes, and Energy or ability to obtain licensure within one year.

     

    OTHER NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS:

    Knowledge of:

    • Principles and operating practices related to wastewater treatment, sewer collection and maintenance, storm water management and air pollution monitoring
    • The chemical and physical processes involved in wastewater treatment
    • Federal, State and local laws, ordinances and codes affecting wastewater treatment, sewer collection and maintenance, storm water management and air pollution monitoring
    • Electrical, Water, Storm water and Wastewater Systems equipment, instrumentation and processes
    • Asset management
    • Safety standards and precautions pertaining to the use and operation of heavy equipment
    • Budget preparation and administration
    • Principles and practices of employee supervision
    • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment

     

    Skill in:

    • Customer service
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships
    • Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
    • Performing basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and ratios
    • Assigning, prioritizing, monitoring, and reviewing work assignments

     

    Ability to:

    • Develop key policies and coordinate implementation
    • Ensure safe working and public conditions
    • Read, develop and implement safety programs
    • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Meet schedules and deadlines of the work
    • Understand and carry out oral and written directions
    • Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
    • Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries

     

    OTHER INFORMATION:
    BENEFITS FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • 6% Employee & 6% Employer matching 401a, with immediate vesting
    • Employee & Employer contributions to Retiree Health Savings Account
    • Free Parking Citywide
    • Tuition Reimbursement up to Master’s degree
    • 4 Weeks Paid Parental Leave
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Several voluntary benefits and deferred compensation plan options

     

    About the Community
    Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan. It is on the Grand River about 30 miles east of Lake Michigan and three hours from Chicago. The City’s population is 198,829 and covers an area of 45 square miles. The combined statistical area of Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland is 1.3 million.

    The City recently received numerous recognitions ranging from the Best U.S. City to Invest in Housing and the Fastest Growing Economy in the U.S. (Forbes); the #1 City to Raise a Family; the #1 Hottest Real Estate Market to Watch (Trulia.com), and #28 Most Hipster City in the world. The Art Prize Festival was ranked one of the Top Five Festivals Worldwide (Time). Fifteen craft breweries are located within Grand Rapids making it locally known as Michigan’s “Beer City.” Please click here to learn more about Grand Rapids.

    Grand Rapids provides a full range of services to a multicultural group of residents, students and visitors. The Grand Rapids metropolitan area hosts fifteen institutions of higher learning. Grand Rapids has 67 parks with sports and recreation activities year-round. Salmon weighing up to 35 pounds are caught during the annual upstream migration of the Grand River. In 2019 the City completed a comprehensive Strategic Plan with a new Mission Statement: To elevate quality of life through excellent City services. Please click here to view the City’s strategic plan. The City’s Water Resource Recovery Facility has achieved Utility of the Future status and the utility is known for its innovative approaches to wastewater and
    stormwater management.

     

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/Jobs/Human-Resources-Department

    Position #599 – 0220
    ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES MANAGER AP

    300 Monroe Ave, NW
    8th Floor, Room 880
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2206
    (616) 456-3176
    jobs@grcity.us


    Plant Operator (Part-Time)
    Glenbard Wastewater Authority
    Glen Ellyn, IL
    Posted 2-7-2020

    DESCRIPTION:
    The Glenbard Wastewater Authority (GWA) is recruiting for one (1) part-time, entry level Plant Operator. Duties include, but are not limited to; plant operational duties; operator services at the GWA treatment facility and storm water treatment plant; light maintenance work as needed; and provide responsive, courteous and efficient service to the residents of the Villages of Lombard andGlen Ellyn and the general public.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Observe variations in operating conditions and interpret meter and gauge readings and test results to determine process requirements and adjustments.
    • Adjust feed rates of chemicals used in conditioning sludge to provide optimum production.
    • Locate sources of trouble, diagnose trouble conditions and report malfunction to Senior Plant Operator or Operations team member on call.
    • Use process control computer for monitoring and responding to alarms.
    • Maintain records and make written observations in the appropriate logbook.

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Knowledge of wastewater treatment processes a plus, but not required.
    • Possess a general knowledge of mechanical equipment, and demonstrate the ability to effectively interpret and carry out a variety of instructions related to wastewater plant maintenance and operation.
    • A valid Illinois driver’s license; a class A CDL license is preferred or the ability obtain a CDL within 12 months of hire.

     

    The Authority is seeking a qualified candidate who will able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Qualified applicants will have the ability to utilize computer systems for monitoring and responding to alarms. Candidates must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations and be able to demonstrate the ability to operate various types of equipment, including, but not limited to, standard office equipment, and computers. Candidates will be able to comprehend, retain, and apply the Authority’s rules and procedure manuals, including any pertinent Federal, State, or local laws.

    The physical duties of this job include physical activities such as stooping, kneeling, bending, standing, climbing stairs/ladders, reaching, walking, heavy lifting and/or moving (up to 50 lbs. occasionally), grasping, talking, hearing/listening, typing on keyboard, seeing/observing, pushing/pulling, and various repetitive motions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus. Must be willing to work in malodorous conditions associated with a wastewater treatment facility.

     

    WORK SCHEDULE:
    Weekends, holidays, or outside normal business hours; up to 25-35 hours per month with flexible hours from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm.

     

    SALARY/BENEFITS:
    The starting pay offered for this part-time position is $21.47/hr to $27.07/hr DOQ. This position is non-exempt under FLSA, with no fringe benefits.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    1. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter vgeresume@glenellyninfo.org. Hard copies (faxed, mailed, hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.
    2. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #30-19 GWA PT Plant Operator) in the subject line of their e-mail.
    3. The selected finalist will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference check, and a post-offer medical physical with a drug screen.
    4. The position is open until filled; however, first review of applications will begin on November 8, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Human Resources at 630-469-5000.

    THE GLENBARD WASTEWATER AUTHORITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


    PROJECT ENGINEER
    FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
    South Elgin, IL
    Posted 2-3-2020

    The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the non-exempt full-time position of Project Engineer. FRWRD owns and operates three Wastewater Treatment Facilities in the City of Elgin, IL with Administration Offices located in the Village of South Elgin, IL.

    This position is responsible for assisting the Senior Project Engineer and Technical Services Director with design and construction project management as well as CMOM program projects, working with permitting, coordinating with the Pretreatment Coordinator, and assisting with special projects within the Technical Services group.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering. Engineer-in-Training Certification on a track towards Professional Engineer registration preferred. One to three years previous experience in engineering design or construction management preferred, but not required.

    Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, and working on computers for extended periods. Ability to walk in and around facilities, construction sites, and equipment. Field inspection work requiring stooping, bending and kneeling. Ability to work in confined spaces.

    The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 8am-4pm, Monday- Friday.

    This is a non-exempt full-time position. Salary range- $55,000.00 – $75,000.00 depending on qualifications with excellent benefits package & IMRF retirement plan. Employment offers are conditional pending physical exam, drug screen, criminal background, DL & other pre-employment activities.

    Applicants should apply with a cover letter, resume and FRWRD employment application for consideration and forward to:

    Human Resources Manager, Fran Venegas
    fvenegas@frwrd.com
    Website: http://www.frwrd.com/community-resources-career-opportunities/
    Closing Date: Open until filled.


    Water Resource Recovery Operator Technician A
    City of Mankato
    Mankato, MN
    Posted 1-22-2020

    SALARY:  $19.94 – $29.133 Hourly ($41,475.20-$60,590.40 Annually)
    (2019 wage rate shown-2020 union contract not yet settled.)

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 5, 2020-11:59 p.m.

     

    DESCRIPTION:
    Under supervision from the Superintendent of the Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF), this position performs semi-skilled work as required for the efficient operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment, bio-solids processing and reuse water production. May be assigned to Shift Operator or Relief Operator/Maintenance functions.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

    • Performs maintenance tasks around the facility including, but not limited to; oil changes, greasing pumps, rebuilding pumps, rebuilding motors, rebuilding mixers, repairing and replacing pipe of various sizes, repairing electrical panels, repairing HVAC equipment, repairing boilers, maintaining clean workspaces, and other assigned tasks associated with maintaining mechanical equipment at the facility.
    • Performs operational tasks around the facility including, but not limited to; utilization of SCADA system, utilization of tablet, paper and electronic reporting, pumping rate changes, chemical dosage changes, bacteriological testing, aeration adjustments, sludge blanket reading, digester feed rates, tank level controls, tank cleaning, online analyzer cleaning and maintenance, maintaining clean operational spaces, and other task associated with treatment operations at the facility.
    • Performs physical/mental demands of the work environment requirements for this position.
    • Attendance during regularly scheduled work hours and outside regular hours as necessary.
    • Effectively and respectfully follow the vision and values of Mankato with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and citizen customers.

     

    ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

    • Performs other related functions as assigned or apparent within various departments of Public Works.
    • Makes equipment adjustments on various components within the treatment system including, but not limited to barscreeens, clarifiers, pumps, blowers, chemical skids, boilers, belt filter press, and generators.
    • Performs process lab tests to ascertain pH, dissolved oxygen, phosphorus, temperature, and chlorine residual.
    • Estimate materials needed and costs for projects, obtain quotes and order parts and tools.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Must possess a high school diploma or GED and have the ability to obtain a Minnesota Class D Wastewater Operator certification within twenty four (24) months.

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Associates Applied Science degree in water and/or wastewater
    • Valid Minnesota Class B Wastewater Operators license or higher

     

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    • Must obtain a class “B” Wastewater Operator certification within one (1) year of the first eligibility.
    • Must possess a valid Minnesota Class D driver’s license and be able to drive; and obtain a Minnesota CDL Class A driver’s license within 120 days of employment.
    • Must possess a tanker endorsement within sixty (60) days of request.
    • Must possess a Special Engineer Boiler Operators license or obtain one with six (6) months of employment; and must obtain a 2nd Class (2C) Boiler Operators license when eligible.
    • Must register with the Department of Labor and Industry as an unlicensed maintenance electrician within six (6) months of employment.
    • Must be able to respond to call outs within thirty (30) minutes while on call.
    • Satisfactory completion of background examination, physical examination and drug testing.
    • Ability to pass medical standards for respirator, and ability to wear while performing work duties.
    • Must be able to work emergency overtime.
    • Must comply with organizational and departmental policies.
    • Must comply with data practices polices and standards relative to not public data. Any access to not public data should be strictly limited to accessing the data that are necessary to fulfill the employment responsibility.  While data are being accessed, incumbent should take reasonable measures to ensure the not public data are not accessed by individuals without a work reason.  Once the work reason to access the data is reasonably finished the not public data must be properly stored according to city policy and the Minnesota Statutes.

     

    HOURS OF WORK:

    Normal hours are 7:00am to 3:30pm, and work a weekly rotating daytime shift. May be required to work nights, weekends, and on holidays. This position will serve on an on-call rotation carrying a business cell phone to response to emergencies outside normal business hours.

     

    MORE INFORMATION & TO APPLY: www.mankatomn.gov/jobs

    Contact Person: Diane Biedscheid, Human Resources Specialist, (507) 387-8664,

    dianeb@mankatomn.gov


    DISTRICT ENGINEER
    FOX METRO WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
    Oswego, IL
    Posted 1-14-2020

    NATURE OF WORK

    Fox Metro Water Reclamation District (FMWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for an exempt full-time employment position to perform work of considerable complexity under the general supervision of the District Manager.  Coordinates all engineering activities at the District.  Assists the District Manager with planning and coordinating District activities.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Works with staff and Consultant to prepare scope of projects, and cost estimates.  Coordinates progress towards completion of design.  Reviews plans and specifications.  Reviews bidding results and references of bidders.  Recommends actions to District Manager and Board.
    • Coordinates progress of construction projects and determines the scope of services with Consultant for Construction Phase work.  Oversees progress of construction projects.  Attends construction meetings.  Reviews correspondence from contractors and engineers.  Reviews pay requests, requests for information and change orders.  Resolves problems with construction.
    • Ability to plan, organize, design and develop specifications and supervise the construction for assigned projects.
    • Coordinates with Board, District Manager and Staff regarding the long-term and short-term goals of the District.  Anticipate future regulations and trends in technology to include design aspects that provide the best options for the future that are most advantageous to the District.
    • Assists the District Manager in the preparation of the short term and long-term project budgeting.  Prepares refined estimates detailing 1 year and 5-year plans.
    • Supervises the Plant Manager and advises with staffing levels, projects, tasks, and duties.  Assists with troubleshooting operational and mechanical issues.
    • Promote the best interests of the District and maintains integrity in accordance with the District Code of Conduct.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Illinois Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Civil/Environmental Engineering or obtain Illinois Licensure by Endorsement within six (6) months of hire.  A minimum of 10 years of related progressive experience in water and wastewater with increasing levels of supervisory experience and responsibilities.

    Ability to communicate technically complex issues effectively via oral and written correspondence to co-workers, associates, and the public. Demonstrates understanding of wastewater issues and applicable regulations.

    Physical demands include sitting, standing, working on computers for extended periods.  Ability to walk in and around facilities, construction sites and equipment with work requiring stooping, bending and kneeling.  The work environment will require the periodic exposure to moderate noises, odors, corrosive gasses and ability to work in confined space.

    Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, database, and other computer programs to prepare documents and presentations.  Must possess a valid driver’s license.  Must have the ability to work in a Team Environment.

    NOTE:  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties required by his/her supervisor.

    Application instructions on our website at: https://www.foxmetro.org/employment-opportunities/districtengineer/

     


    WATER UTILITY SUPERINTENDENT
    CITY OF BROOKFIELD
    BROOKFIELD, WI
    Posted 1-6-2020

    SUMMARY:    The Water Utility Superintendent performs professional-level work, supervises all phases of the operation and maintenance of the water utility department, maintaining the utility in a state of readiness to ensure an adequate, safe water supply is always available even in emergency situations.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Promotes overall goals and objectives of the Public Works Department to Water Utility staff.
    • Implements a water supply, treatment and distribution operations and maintenance program that ensures a continuous supply of safe water for consumption and fire protection.
    • Evaluates effectiveness of water utility systems and procedures.
    • Provides recommendations regarding methods of operation and maintenance to the Director of Public Works and the Water and Sewer Board.
    • Promotes and maintains positive departmental public relations with other City staff and the community in general.
    • Responds or refers complaints/service requests to the appropriate person.
    • Directs the selection, training, supervision, evaluation, and discipline of the water utility staff.
    • Prepares information for labor relations matters.
    • Prepares work schedules and coordinates with other supervisors to manage coverage schedules.
    • Coordinates utility programs with other departments.
    • Organizes response to emergencies such as water main breaks or well failures.
    • Corresponds effectively with the news media in emergency situations.
    • Works with engineers, contractors, consultants, government personnel, and lobbyists to achieve division goals.
    • Prepares and administers the division budget.
    • Plans, budgets, and manages water system infrastructure maintenance.
    • Develops contracts and purchases equipment, chemical and service agreements.
    • Prepares PSC annual report and DNR reports.

     

    Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

     

    THE REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering, administration, physical science or related field.
    2. At least 5 years of managerial experience, preferably in a public sector water utility.
    3. At least 5 years of water utility experience.
    4. Certification as a licensed Waterworks Operator with Class 1-G, D and I (groundwater, distribution, iron removal) by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources within one (1) year of date of hire.
    5. Advanced knowledge of water treatment and distribution system equipment, operations, procedures and regulations.
    6. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of electrical, and telemetry controls for supply and distribution facilities.
    7. Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license.

    Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

     

    THE 2020 SALARY RANGE IS:  $86,480.16 – $112,424.52 annually with excellent benefits.

     

    THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following:  training and experience evaluation; written, oral or performance tests; or other assessment methods.  The Department of Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to oral and performance examinations.  Oral examinations may include written exercises.  Selection process component weights will be determined by further analysis of the job.

     

    APPLICATIONS will be accepted through SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020. This deadline may be extended to meet the needs of the City.

     

    APPLY ONLINE through NEOGOV via the City of Brookfield’s website (www.ci.brookfield.wi.us) by first clicking on the job title and then on the “Apply” link.  An email address is necessary to apply online.  First-time applicants must establish an account, including creating a username and password.  After an account has been established, applicants should select the “Build Job Application” link to continue the application process. Additional documents, including resumes, may be attached to the application,  however the application must be completed in its entirety to be considered further.  You will receive an email confirming that we have received your application.  It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

     

    For assistance click on “HELP” or, during business hours, contact Applicant Support @ 1-855-524-5627 or Ann Harvancik at (262) 787-3607 in the City of Brookfield H. R. Department.


    WATER & SEWER MAINTENANCE WORKER
    VILLAGE OF GLENDALE HEIGHTS
    Glendale Heights, IL
    Posted 1-2-2020

    DESCRIPTION

    The Village of Glendale Heights has a position available for Maintenance Worker in the Public Works Department, Water & Sewer Division.

    Inspects and/or repairs booster pumping stations, reservoirs, meters, sanitary sewer system, sanitary lift stations and other similar and related equipment at frequent intervals to insure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly.

    Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance work and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, repair, maintenance and replacement of water and sewer lines. Inspects and/or repairs streets, sidewalks, parkways and divisional equipment at frequent intervals to insure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly. Performs required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects as part of a crew, including pavement cutting, ditch digging, etc.

    Maintains a variety of records relating to inspections, maintenance activity, street repairs, water and sewer lines repairs, work completed, etc. Operates light and medium-sized construction and power equipment, such as electric rodders, jetter/inductor truck or backhoe/loader. Ability to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time, work safely, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public.

    Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and two years of experience relating to construction, maintenance, or repair or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Valid State Driver’s license, with appropriate CDL certifications, or meet requirements to obtain CDL within 6 months. The successful candidate will be required to follow the terms and conditions of the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991 (49 USCA 2717 et seq.) and all related Village Policies.

    Hourly Rate: $26.65 – $35.93, commensurate with qualification and experience.

    Applications being accepted until position is filled and should be submitted to:

    Village of Glendale Heights
    Attn: HR Division
    300 Civic Center Plaza
    Glendale Heights, IL 60139

    All job offers are conditional upon the satisfactory outcome of pre-employment drug testing and background check.


    WPCF DIVISION MANAGER
    VILLAGE OF GLENDALE HEIGHTS
    Glendale Heights, IL
    Posted 1-2-2020

    DESCRIPTION

    The Village of Glendale Heights has a position available for a Water Pollution Control Division Manager in the Public Works Department.

    This position performs a variety of skilled, technical, supervisory, and administrative work in the planning, construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of the municipal wastewater treatment systems, equipment and facilities and works under the general supervision of the Public Works Director.

    Oversees the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant to control flow and processing of Wastewater, sludge, and effluent in order to meet NPDES and other local, state or Federal regulations. Plans, schedules and implements construction, maintenance, and operation activities designed to provide quality wastewater treatment service for the Village; oversees construction and maintenance work to determine acceptability and conformance to standards.

    Supervises the installation, maintenance and repair of all systems for the wastewater treatment facility. Oversees the analysis of wastewater, sludge, and effluent samples to provide data for the efficient operation of wastewater treatment plants.

    Operates equipment and machinery used in the treatment process such as pumps, aerobic digesters, blowers in aeration tanks, and disk filters; adjusts return rates and air rates; disinfects plant effluent and releases treated water to receiving stream; supervises the contractual sludge removal from the treatment process.

    Monitors the wastewater treatment process in accordance with all applicable laws, ordinances and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regulations; inspects machinery, equipment and control panels for defects; measures the rate of flow of effluent water through the treatment plant; adjusts the treatment process when laboratory analysis detects problems.

    Trains, supervises and disciplines employees performing the duties of maintenance, construction and repair of wastewater treatment facilities. Advises Director in matters relating to division activities; provides information to various civic, school and public groups and individuals regarding wastewater facility problems and services.

    Compiles and submits all required records and reports to the Public Works Director; prepares monthly, semi-annual, quarterly and annual EPA reports, daily activity records and equipment repair records.
    This position will be part of the Snow Command Management Team for the Department.

    Must have graduated from a four-year college or university with a degree in environmental science, public health, civil engineering, public administration or a closely related field; and ten (10) years of experience relating to the construction, repair and maintenance of wastewater collection and treatment systems including the operation of related maintenance equipment, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Must have a valid Illinois State driver’s license and proper CDL certifications or ability to obtain one within 6 months from date of employment. Also, an Illinois Class 1 Waste Water Treatment Works Operator’s Certificate, or ability to obtain one within six (6) months.

    Salary range $93,184 to $110,614, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Village of Glendale Heights offers a generous benefit package. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.

    Letters of interest, resume and application should be submitted to:

    Village of Glendale Heights
    Attn: HR Division
    300 Civic Center Plaza
    Glendale Heights, IL 60139

    Employees are required to have their permanent residency within a 15-mile radius of the Village, unless an exception is approved by the Village Administrator.


    SOLIDS OPERATOR
    City of Appleton
    Appleton, WI
    Posted 1-20-2020

    DESCRIPTION

    The City of Appleton is accepting applications for the position of Solids Operator at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. We are seeking a high-energy individual who has experience in wastewater treatment or a related field. This is a skilled technical position responsible for successful, continuous, real-time operation of solids dewatering processes and final deposition procedures in accordance within the facility’s Wisconsin Pollution Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit. Work involves monitoring, analytical testing, and control of all phases of solids dewatering processes. This includes maintaining process inventories, establishing chemical and sidestream volumes and flow rates. The operator collects and analyzes samples to evaluate belt filter press performance and control process variables to ensure efficient operations. The position also must operate hand-trucks, forklifts, man-lifts, payloader, and similar equipment. Solids operators are scheduled on weekly rotating shift basis. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three to five years of operating experience in a wastewater treatment facility, or industrial maintenance environment. Education or training beyond high school in wastewater treatment technology, with Wisconsin Wastewater Operations certification is desirable. Hiring range is $21.08 – $26.35/hour plus an excellent fringe benefit package. If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an application on-line at www.appleton.org. The application deadline is Sunday, January 12, 2020.

    City of Appleton
    100 N. Appleton Street
    Appleton, WI 54911
    Phone: 920-832-6458
    Fax: 920-832-5845
    Email: humanresources@appleton.org


    WASTEWATER OPERATOR
    Northern Moraine WRD
    Island Lake, IL
    Posted 12-17-2019

    DESCRIPTION

    The Northern Moraine Wastewater Reclamation District has an immediate opening for a Wastewater Operator. This is a non-exempt position with responsibility for the operation, repair and maintenance of equipment and the monitoring, sampling and control of the District’s wastewater treatment facilities, comprised of the collection system and treatment plant. Applicants with wastewater plant and collection system operational experience and an Illinois Class 4 or higher Wastewater Operators license will be preferred. Other combinations of education, skills, experience and certification may be considered. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Starting Range is $22.90–$29.03 per hour, depending on qualifications and certifications. The District provides excellent benefits, including IMRF.

    Duties encompass all facets of wastewater facility operations, maintenance and repairs on the District’s 2 MGD treatment plant and extensive collection system. A minimum of two years of experience in wastewater operation is highly desirable, but not required.

    Applicant should be able to show knowledge of the principals and practices involved in the operation and maintenance of wastewater collection, conveyance, and treatment systems.

    Interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume, including professional references to Mohammed Haque, District Manager at haque@nmwrd.org.


    STORMWATER – DIVISION MANAGER
    CITY OF WICHITA
    WICHITA, KS
    Posted 12-17-2019

    DESCRIPTION

    DIVISION MANAGER – STORMWATER – CITY OF WICHITA, KS (pop. 390,000) The City of Wichita Public Works and Utilities Department seeks its next Storm Water Division Manager.  Wichita Public Works and Utilities is the largest public utility in the State of Kansas.   Wichita offers a high quality of life with numerous amenities including two universities and technical college, multiple venues for arts, entertainment and recreation and 225 days of sunshine annually.

     

    The City is seeking an innovative and forward-thinking leader with strong analytical and communication skills to manage a division of 57 FTE employees, an annual budget of $15 million and a capital projects budget of approximately $30 million dollars through 2026.  The Division is one of 12 divisions in the Public Works and Utilities Department.  Public Works and Utilities has 764 FTEs and a total budget of $271 million.  The position reports to the Assistant Director of Public Works.

     

    The position leads a fully integrated stormwater utility and regional flood control operation.   The Division Manager is responsible for directing maintenance and operations of the utility, administering and developing the annual division budget, as well as planning and management of capital projects.  The regional flood control project serves a metropolitan area of 645,000 and is multi-jurisdictional.

     

    Candidates should have:

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Management or a related field; a PE is preferred;
    • A minimum of five years of experience in a senior management role;
    • Previous experience in stormwater or environmental management;
    • Certification as a Floodplain Manager or the ability to obtain certification after hire;
    • Strong analytical skills and a demonstrated ability to use data in decision making.

     

    The starting salary range is $70,557 – $99,281 +/-DOQ.  The full range extends to $128,005.  The City provides an excellent benefit package.

     

    Candidates should apply by January 10, 2020 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Charlene Stevens, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel:  847-380-3240.  The City of Wichita is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Click HERE to Apply!


    PUBLIC WORKS MANAGER WASTEWATER
    VILLAGE OF ROSELLE
    Roselle, IL
    Posted 11-25-2019

    JOB SUMMARY
    The Village of Roselle, Illinois (population 22,763) is seeking to fill the newly created position of Public Works Manager – Wastewater within the Public Works Department. This position is responsible for overseeing the Wastewater Division and providing administrative and general management assistance to the Director of Public Works and the Department of Public Works.

    This position is responsible for executive, managerial, and supervisory work directing the overall operations of the Village’s two wastewater treatment plants, eleven lift stations and sanitary collection system. The Public Works Manager manages a team of personnel and resources to efficiently and reliably provide services along with a high level of customer service. Further duties include assisting the Department Director with supervising, planning, organizing, and directing the programs, activities, and operations of the Public Works Department with other departments, divisions, outside agencies, and the general public. Other primary responsibilities include: administrative duties required for the efficient operation of the division; preparation of the division’s fiscal year budget and capital improvement program; preparation and oversight of contractual, maintenance, and construction projects; procurement of public services and capital purchases; and assistance with administering the Department’s safety/risk management program.

    Graduation from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by a minimum of 10 years of experience in public works operations; minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Possession of a Class I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Certificate, or receipt of one within twelve (12) months with a minimum of a Class II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate at the time of application. Starting salary will be dependent on experience and skills. Visit “Job Opportunities” at www.roselle.il.us/jobs for a complete job description and to apply online. Include cover letter, resume, and three professional references by Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. The Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer.


    Wastewater Plant Manager II
    Veolia
    Worthington, MN
    Posted 11-18-2019

    FACILITY SUMMARY
    The facility is a 2 MGD Anaerobic Lagoons with Activated Sludge Industrial WWTF. The plant receives nearly 100% of its loading from JBS (meat packing industry).

     

    JOB SUMMARY
    Plans, organizes and manages the daily operation, maintenance and testing of large/complex water and/or wastewater systems, public works and or multi-sites. Assures its compliance with established environmental, safety, operating, and emergency response procedures. Maintains ongoing client interface to keep client informed and enhance client relations.

     

    Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or GED required.
    • Must have Minnesota Class A Wastewater License or the ability to obtain the license within 6 to 12 months.
    • The position requires candidates that have a strong mechanical aptitude and willingness to get his/her “hands dirty” to keep the plant in operation.
    • Ability to communicate with both the City Engineer and the JBS managementand operations staff on a frequent basis.
    • At least three (3) years progressive management experience within a water/wastewater treatment environment with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water/wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection. Supervisory experience of 5 or more employees is highly desirable. Internal management experience preferred.
    • Lab experience for permit testing requirements.
    • Thorough knowledge of Process/Operations Management, QA/QC procedures, Safety, Environmental and Facilities/Capital Equipment Management with expertise in more than one area of general knowledge requirements.
    • Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve conflicting priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to diagnose complex process problems and manage remedial action.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of budget preparation and cost control and have the ability to forecast budget, staffing and equipment needs.
    • Strong PC skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database software and the ability to optimize the use of technology and systems to communicate, manage budget and to streamline processes and increase efficiency.
    • Familiarity with maintenance, operation, regulatory reporting and cost estimating software.
    • Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).
    • Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.
    • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
    • Valid Driver’s license and safe driving record.

     

    Interested applicants please contact:

    Ally Haro
    Corporate Recruiter
    allyson.haro@veolia.com

     

    **Local candidates preferred, but open to non-local applicants**


    MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
    FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
    South Elgin, IL
    Posted 11-18-2019

    DESCRIPTION:

    The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the non-exempt full-time position of Maintenance Supervisor. FRWRD owns and operates three Wastewater Treatment Facilities in the City of Elgin, IL with Administration Offices located in the Village of South Elgin, IL.

     

    This position works primarily in the wastewater treatment plants but also at remote FRWRD sites. This position is responsible for performing and supervising preventative maintenance, upkeep, repairs, and replacement of pumping and mechanical equipment, building utilities, underground utilities, safety mechanisms, and FRWRD grounds. The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 7am-3pm, Monday- Friday. Must be willing to work overtime, holidays and weekends.

     

    Position Requirements:

    HS diploma/GED, valid IL DL required/CDL preferred, knowledge of wastewater operations a plus. Successful candidates will have knowledge and experience with mechanical maintenance. Associates Degree in industrial maintenance, heavy equipment operation experience and welding a plus.

     

    Physical Demands:

    The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to work in confined spaces. This is a non-exempt full-time position. Salary range- $56,000.00 – $70,000.00 depending on qualifications with excellent benefits package & IMRF retirement plan. Employment offers are conditional pending physical exam, drug screen, criminal background, DL & other pre-employment activities.

    Applicants should apply with a cover letter, resume and FRWRD employment application for consideration and forward to:

    Human Resources Manager, Fran Venegas
    fvenegas@frwrd.com
    Website: http://www.frwrd.com/community-resources-career-opportunities/
    Closing Date: December 10, 2019
    Equal Opportunity Employer

     


    Wastewater Facility Electrician
    FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
    South Elgin, IL
    Posted 11-05-2019

    DESCRIPTION:

    The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the non-exempt full-time position of Electrician/Electrical Specialist in the Wastewater Facility. FRWRD owns and operates three Wastewater Treatment Facilities in the City of Elgin, IL with Administration Offices located in the Village of South Elgin, IL.

    This position works primarily in the wastewater treatment plant but also at remote FRWRD sites. This position is responsible for installation, maintenance, repair and calibration of a variety of electrical & pneumatic equipment. Essential duties include but are not limited to repairs of electrical systems, motors, circuit breakers, troubleshoots motor control circuits and switchgear (480 volts & below). Maintains and repairs PLC’s, SCADA controls, flow meters, and associated equipment.

    The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 7am-3pm, Monday- Friday.

     

    Position Requirements:

    HS diploma/GED, valid IL DL/CDL preferred, knowledge of wastewater operations a plus. Successful candidates will have knowledge and experience with industrial electricity and mechanical maintenance, Journeyman certification is preferred. Associates Degree in industrial maintenance, electrical or electronic engineering is a plus. Applicants with 5-7 years of industrial electrical experience or currently enrolled in an accredited electrical training program will be considered.

     

    Physical Demands:

    The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to work in confined spaces.

    This is a full-time non-exempt position. Starting wage is $27.04 per hour – DOQ with excellent benefits package & IMRF retirement plan. Employment offers are conditional pending physical exam, drug screen, criminal background, DL & other pre-employment activities.

    Applicants should apply with a resume and FRWRD employment application, for consideration and forward to:

    Human Resources Manager, Fran Venegas
    fvenegas@frwrd.com
    Website: http://www.frwrd.com/community-resources-career-opportunities/
    Closing Date: November 29, 2019
    Equal Opportunity Employer

     


    Chief Wastewater Operator
    Ely’s Mobile Home Park
    Homewood, IL
    Posted 10-17-2019

    DESCRIPTION:

    Ely’s Mobile Home Park is seeking a Chief Wastewater Operator to begin immediately overseeing the maintenance and testing of its wastewater treatment plant. The Ely’s Mobile Home Park 6,000 gallon per day wastewater sewage collection, treatment, and disposal system is privately owned and operated by the Park. It is regulated by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) as delegated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. A Class 4 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) is REQUIRED to operate this plant.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

    Monthly Maintenance:

    • Take and test samples for IEPA DMRs
    • File DMRs
    • Check sludge levels in septic tanks, have pumped if necessary
    • Add gravel to the outfall swale to limit soil erosion

    Everyday maintenance issues will be performed by an on-site staff member under the remote supervision of the Chief Wastewater Operator. Candidates should be available to commute to Homewood for monthly and bimonthly check ups on park.

    All interested applicants should contact Ben ASAP at (502) 345-8805 or at benjaminhaa15@gmail.com

     


    Wastewater Process Engineer
    Symbiont
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 10-17-2019

    DESCRIPTION:

    Symbiont, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a multi-disciplined, employee owned engineering and consulting firm that offers challenging and rewarding growth opportunities to our employees. Our Company has been evaluated by our own employees in surveys that have resulted in several annual awards of Top Work Place by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Symbiont is recognized for designing and building high quality water/wastewater treatment systems as well as environmental consulting. Our portfolio of turnkey design/build projects includes several innovative waste-to-energy wastewater treatment systems.

    Symbiont’s client base includes multiple Fortune 100 companies, municipalities, and state agencies many of which have been repeat clients for decades. Symbiont’s industrial clients are located throughout the United States and include top-brand brewing, beverage bottling, and food/dairy companies. Symbiont’s municipal clients are generally located in Midwestern states such as Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. We are a growing company with career advancement opportunities for engineering specialists who thrive on unique engineering challenges and dedicated customer service.

    We are currently seeking a MS in Civil/Environmental Engineering with one to five years of experience involving the modeling and design of industrial and municipal wastewater treatment plants. Experience or research with biological treatment systems, including anaerobic and aerobic systems is required. Consulting experience is preferred but not required. A licensed professional engineer, or the ability to obtain licensure within one to three years of start date, is required.

    Assignments will involve water and wastewater treatment planning, process modeling, process selection, design, construction engineering, startup assistance, and operations assistance/troubleshooting.

    Symbiont offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter via our Careers/Open Positions section of our website at: www.symbiontonline.com . The subject line of your email should be: Last Name, First Name, Job Number.

    Please refer to Job No . WI 10152019 – FTMSEE

     


    Water Resource Recovery Operator Technician A
    City of Mankato
    Mankato, MN
    Posted 10-15-2019

    DESCRIPTION:

    City of Mankato is seeking qualified applicants for a Water Resource Recovery Operator Technician A position. The position performs semi-skilled work as required for the efficient operation, maintenance, and housekeeping of the wastewater plant, bio-solids treatment facility and water reclamation facility. May be assigned to Shift Operator or Relief Operator functions. Relief Operator performs the functions of the Shift Operator whenever a Shift Operator is unavailable to work his or her shift. Works the day shift or on a weekly rotating shift. Whenever not working on a shift works days assisting on plant operations and maintenance. May be assigned to one or more functional areas within the department.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Must possess a high school diploma or GED and have the ability to obtain a Minnesota Class D Wastewater Operator certification within twenty four (24) months. (Preferred: Valid Minnesota Class D Wastewater Operators license or higher; Associates Applied Science degree in water and/or wastewater. Must obtain a class “B” Wastewater Operator certification within one (1) year of the first eligibility. Must possess a valid Minnesota Class D driver’s license and be able to drive and obtain a Minnesota CDL Class A driver’s license within 120 days of employment. Must possess a tanker endorsement within sixty (60) days of request. Must possess a Special Engineer Boiler Operators license or obtain one with six (6) months of employment. Must register with the Department of Labor and Industry as an unlicensed maintenance electrician within six (6) months of employment.

     

    SALARY: $19.94/hr. plus excellent benefits

    APPLY ONLINE BY: Monday, October 28, 2019 -11:59pm at: www.mankatomn.gov/jobs

    Contact Person:  Diane Biedscheid, Human Resources, at dianeb@mankatomn.gov or (507) 387-8664

     


    WRF Plant Operator
    Village of Bloomingdale
    Bloomingdale, IL
    Posted 10-4-2019

    Location: Village of Bloomingdale, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
    Department: Utilities: Water Reclamation Facility
    Job Status: Full Time
    Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thur., Fri.
    Status: Accepting Applications
    Details: Position is open until filled. Starting pay rate for Wastewater Operator I position is $25.42 per hr./$52,874 annual. A comprehensive benefits package is offered.

    Purpose of Position

    The purpose of this position is to operate and monitor daily plant operations. The work is performed under the direction of the Water Reclamation Facility Supervisor, under general oversight of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Coordinator, but may be assigned work in other work areas as required.

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

    • Performs daily and weekend plant inspections.
    • Prepares daily reports and sheets.
    • Monitors and adjusts treatments.
    • Operates and maintains sludge press and screening equipment.
    • Performs plant work orders.
    • Assists with equipment repairs.
    • Cleans plant work areas.
    • Changes chlorine tanks and dumpsters.
    • Maintains plant alarms.
    • Maintains availability to respond to on-call emergency situations.

    Additional Functions

    • Assists with snow and ice removal.
    • Provides assistance to other Public Works Divisions as assigned.
    • Performs other duties as assigned and required.

    Minimum Qualifications
    High school diploma or equivalent with vocational/technical training in Wastewater Treatment Plant operations and two to four years of plant operation experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge skills and abilities for this job. Position requires Illinois Class 4 Wastewater Operator certification and a valid Illinois driver’s license with the ability to obtain class “B” CDL with a tanker’s endorsement within six months of employment.

    Performance Aptitudes
    Data Utilization: Requires the ability to perform basic level of data analysis including the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize and/or reference data, statutes and/or guidelines and/or group, rank, investigate and diagnose. Requires discretion in determining and referencing such to established standards to recognize interactive effects and relationships.
    Human Interaction: Requires the ability to explain, demonstrate and clarify to others within well-established policies, procedures and standards. Ability to follow specific instructions and respond to simple requests from others.
    Requires the ability to communicate orally and in writing with the Supervisor and all department personnel and other Village departments.
    Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference and descriptive data and information such as regulations, blueprints, status sheets, inspection sheets, manuals, flowcharts, sludge reports, lab results, work orders, flow graphs, correspondence and general operating manuals.
    Equipment, Machinery, Tools and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate equipment and machinery such as plant equipment, vehicles and trucks and hand tools requiring monitoring multiple conditions and making multiple, complex and rapid adjustments. Ability to repair complex equipment and machinery.
    Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; and to calculate percentages and decimals.
    Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems. Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form. Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objective.
    Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving the evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.

    ADA COMPLIANCE
    Physical Ability: Tasks involve the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling moderately heavy objects and materials, twenty to fifty pounds.
    Sensory Requirements: Requires the ability to recognize and identify degrees of similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes, sounds, and textures associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.
    Environmental Factors: Ability to work under potentially dangerous and uncomfortable conditions where exposure to environmental factors such as heat, humidity, odors, toxic agents, disease, noise or electrical currents can cause discomfort and where there is a risk of injury.
    Disclaimer: The Village of Bloomingdale, Illinois is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Village will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The Village is a no smoking facility in compliance with the Smoke Free Illinois Act.

    All applicants should send in their resume to the Village of Bloomingdale, 201 S. Bloomingdale Rd., Bloomingdale, IL 60108 or apply online here.


    Plant Operator
    Racine Wastewater Utility
    Racine, WI
    Posted 10-3-2019

    The Racine Wastewater Utility is responsible for the recycling of municipal wastewater for return as a clean resource into Lake Michigan through the operation of advanced computer instrumentation and mechanical equipment. The Utility is designed to treat 36 mgd of regional flow serving the City of Racine, Village of Mount Pleasant, Village of Caledonia, Village of Sturtevant, Village of Elmwood Park, and Village of North Bay. The greater Racine area is poised for substantial growth, due to the forthcoming addition of Foxconn and exciting associated industrial, commercial, and residential development.

    The purpose of this position is to monitor plant data to operate and make daily treatment process equipment adjustments used in the purification of wastewater, and for efficient and compliant operation in accordance with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources issued discharge permit standards and protocols.

    An associate degree related to wastewater treatment; or completion of a WI Wastewater Operators Apprenticeship; or 2 years of verifiable mechanical work experience with pumps, compressors, blowers, or engines is required. A WI Dept of Natural Resources (DNR) Basic Wastewater Operator’s License in at least three (3) applicable subgrades is required within three (3) years of hire. A Third Class ASOPE Facility Operating Engineer’s license is required within one (1) year of hire. The Utility will provide educational assistance toward achieving license credentials. Computer proficiency is also desired. Candidate must also hold a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record; and be able to work a rotating 24-hour work schedule. The hiring pay range for this position is $24.09/hr to $28.35/hr pending qualifications (maximum position pay to $34.01/hr). Applications are being accepted through October 18, 2019. A complete job description and NEOGOV application are available on-line through the City of Racine Human Resources Department at:

    http://www.cityofracine.org/

    Qualified applicants must include a cover letter and resume.

    Qualified applicants must apply online and include a cover letter and resume.  Full job description can be found here.

    AA/EEO/ADA EMPLOYER


    Water Reclamation Facility Operations Director
    Veolia
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 10-1-2019

    POSITION SUMMARY
    Supports and drives operational excellence in the company’s core business. Manage, oversee and coordinate all aspects of the operation of two large water reclamation facilities, including but not limited to safety of the employees; client relations; operations planning; regulatory and contract compliance; and production of saleable Milorganite. Overall responsibility for maintaining ongoing client communications to keep client informed and enhance client relations; contractual deliverables; establishing budgets within Long Term Plan and meeting financial expectations; supervision of Operations management team and unionized labor force.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / JOB DUTIES

    1. Provides leadership and direction for all aspects of integrated operating and production facilities including but not limited to the following: plant operations, planning, ensuring management tools are in place to meet regulatory and contract requirements.
    2. Coaches, counsels and trains management staff; ensures that all operations staff are trained at a high level for both safety and operations.
    3. Customer Service: overall responsibility to ensure that the operating group is meeting the expectations of the client, ensuring deliverables are timely and providing a high level of communication to ensure that the client knows that we are providing a high level of service.
    4. Develops and implements strategies that improve execution of our work and provide additional value to the client. Ensures that management plans, Process Control Management Plan and SOP’s are up to date, accurate, are used and are providing value.
    5. Oversees the preparation of regulatory and contractually required reports.
    6. Uses corporate financial systems to review spending and budget variances, forecasts spending assists the Operations budget owners with managing to budget, and assists senior management and financial staff in budgeting and forecasting.
    7. Drives collaboration with peers throughout the Central-West Region and VNA to help ensure that best practices are shared and implemented.
    8. Manages individual performance, personal development and succession plan for the Operations management team.

     

    This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and EXPERIENCE

    Educational Background

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent experience.
    2. Master’s degree is preferred
    3. Highest level of Wisconsin DNR Wastewater Certification will be required within 1 year of hire.

    Job Skills/ Characteristics

    1. Excellent demonstrated project management skills are required. 
    2. Customer focus: Ability to maintain awareness of and seek to meet the needs of the customer.
    3. Excellent communication skills are required – both oral and written.
    4. Leadership skills: Actively lead by example; guide develop and mentor others both within and outside of the Operations group. Strong team approach.
    5. Initiative – Engages in proactive behavior, looking for potential problems and opportunities
    6. Strong analytical skills for both the technical and financial side of the business
    7. Excellent computer skills: to include use of SCADA, historian, as well as G Suite applications

    Experience/ Knowledge

    1. Minimum of eight years of supervision or management of operations.
    2. Experience in either Municipal water or wastewater operations.
    3. Management of large systems is greatly preferred.

    Work Environment: Spends 50% of time in operations environment and 50% of time in office environment. May need to work outside in inclement weather conditions and drive company or personal vehicle to perform duties. Occasional travel for training or meetings.

     

    Possible Work Hazards: May be exposed to possible operations hazards including dust, fumes, toxic and caustic chemicals, rotating machinery, high pressure, hot or cold work temperatures, slippery surfaces, water and electrical hazards. The position requires the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: Safety glasses, hard hat, steel toed shoes, etc.

     

    Physical Demands: Amount of time spent – Standing 25%, Sitting 50%, Walking 25%

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch and enter confined spaces. May be required to use ladders or stairs. May occasionally be required to lift 50 to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

    All candidates can apply by CLICKING HERE


    Sample Crew
    Racine Wastewater Utility
    Racine, WI
    Posted 10-1-2019

    The Racine Wastewater Utility is responsible for the recycling of municipal wastewater for return as a clean resource into Lake Michigan through the operation of advanced computer instrumentation and mechanical equipment. The Utility is designed to treat 36 mgd of regional flow serving the City of Racine, Village of Mount Pleasant, Village of Caledonia, Village of Sturtevant, Village of Elmwood Park, and Village of North Bay. The greater Racine area is poised for substantial growth, due to the forthcoming addition of Foxconn and exciting associated industrial, commercial, and residential development.

    The purpose of this position is to perform industrial and sanitary sewer flow sampling and monitoring, sewer/lift station maintenance, and collection system emergency response.

    An Associate’s Degree related to water quality technology or environmental health is preferred but not required. WI DNR general wastewater operator license and collection system subgrade (SS) license is required within 1 year of hire. Candidate must also hold a valid state-issued driver’s license. A class-B commercial driver’s license (CDL), and confined space entry training certification are required within 6 months of hire. Proficiency with computer applications and programming electronic instrumentation is also needed. The hiring pay range for this position is $21.84/hr to $25.70/hr pending qualifications (maximum position pay to $30.84/hr). Applications are being accepted through October 14, 2019. A complete job description and NEOGOV application are available on-line through the City of Racine Human Resources Department at:

    http://www.cityofracine.org/

    Qualified applicants must apply online and include a cover letter and resume.  Full job description can be found here.

    AA/EEO/ADA EMPLOYER


    WPCC OPERATOR
    CITY OF BROOKFIELD
    Brookfield, WI
    Posted 9-25-2019

    PURPOSE:       The Wastewater Pollution Control Center Operator performs process control of plant operations, preventative maintenance of plant equipment, and mechanical cleaning of sanitary sewers and lift stations.  The incumbent collects and transcribes operational and collection system data.  This position performs customer service, computer data entry, skilled and manual work.  Reports for duty in emergency situations and works a rotational on-call weekend and holiday schedule.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Monitors plant equipment, processes, instrumentation and computers to determine if appropriate and normal plant conditions exists.
    • Identifies abnormal parameters and makes corrections to improve the treatment process.
    • Operates equipment for cleaning sanitary sewers, including sewer jet and jet/vac.
    • Performs preventative maintenance on plant and collection system equipment.
    • Makes minor equipment repairs. Cleans and paints equipment, buildings, and tankage, including use of high-pressure hoses.
    • Emphasis in sanitary sewer collection maintenance and cleaning using a jet-vac.
    • Collects representative wastewater and sludge samples and delivers to laboratory for analysis.
    • Collects operational data.
    • Assists in sampling equipment set-up and collecting of data for the Industrial Pretreatment Program.
    • Records data regarding daily plant performance and performs computer data entry.
    • Reports for emergency wet weather pumping events.
    • Acknowledges SCADA alarms and notifies Operations Supervisor or Lead Operator. Responds to sewer complaints and forwards the information to the Operations Supervisor.
    • Trains on the proper maintenance and operations of WPCC equipment including pumps, motors, SCADA systems, chemical dosing equipment and aeration systems.
    • Assists on crews to lift station or sewer calls.
    • Cleans and paints equipment, buildings, and tankage, including use of high-pressure hoses. Performs routine maintenance work including, sweeping and waxing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, bathroom cleaning, trash removal, changing bulbs, interior and exterior painting, grass mowing, tree and shrub trimming, hosing tanks, and hosing and cleaning equipment.
    • Performs snow control as required.

    Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    WPCC Operator II*:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma, prefer an Associate’s or B.S. Degree.
    2. Advanced certification as a licensed Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
    3. Minimum four (4) years of hands-on experience as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.
    4. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes B,C,D) (may be obtained during probationary period).
    5. Previous mechanical experience preferred.

    WPCC Operator I*:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma, prefer an Associate’s or B.S. Degree.
    2. Basic certification as a licensed Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
    3. Minimum one (1) year hands-on experience as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.
    4. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes B,C,D) (may be obtained during probationary period).
    5. Previous mechanical experience preferred.

     

    WPCC Operator-In-Training*:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma, prefer an Associate’s Degree.
    2. Ability to pass Basic General Wastewater Exam as a licensed Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (may be obtained during probationary period).
    3. Ability to pass Basic Subclass Exam as a licensed Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (may be obtained during probationary period).
    4. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes B,C,D) (may be obtained during probationary period).
    5. Ability to learn, operate, and maintain the processes and equipment of an activated sludge wastewater treatment facility.

    Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

    * The City has the right to fill the WPCC Operator position vacancy at either an I, II, or OIT level based and knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

    2019 SALARY RANGE:                WPCC Operator II:  $27.58-$31.54 per hour with excellent benefits.

    WPCC Operator I: $25.49-$29.15 per hour with excellent benefits.

    WPCC Operator-In-Training: $20.15-$23.04 per hour with excellent benefits.

     

    THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following:  training and experience evaluation; written, oral or performance tests; or other assessment methods.  The Department of Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to oral and performance examinations.  Oral examinations may include written exercises.

    Applications will be accepted through SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2019.

    HOW TO APPLY: You can now apply online through NEOGOV from our web site (www.ci.brookfield.wi.us),  by clicking on the job title and clicking on the “Apply” link! An email address is necessary to apply online.  If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build an application by clicking on the “Build Job Application” link. This application can be saved and used to apply for other job openings.  If you do not have a current email address, you can sign up for free email to create your account.

    You will receive an email confirming that we have received your application.  It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. You may submit a resume by copying and pasting the document, however the application must be completed in its entirety to be accepted. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

     

    For assistance click on “HELP” after you are logged in or during business hours contact Applicant Support @ 1-877-204-4442 or contact Ann Harvancik at (262) 787-3607 in the City of Brookfield Human Resources Department.


    WATER UTILITY OPERATOR
    CITY OF BROOKFIELD
    Brookfield, WI
    Posted 9-25-2019

    PURPOSE:         The position of Water Utility Operator performs duties in the operation and maintenance of both electrical and mechanical waterworks facilities.  This position performs customer service, semi-skilled and manual work.  Reports for duty in emergency situations and works a rotational on-call schedule.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Performs routine maintenance of motors, pumps, treatment equipment, stations, and grounds.
    • Performs maintenance and repair of hydrants, valves, valve boxes, and water mains.
    • Collects & tests water samples.
    • Flushes water systems.
    • Inspects, cleans, and maintains underground reservoirs, well stations, and elevated towers. Handles snow and ice removal as required.
    • Identifies abnormal parameters and makes corrections to improve the treatment process.
    • Installs, reads, replaces, tests, and repairs water meters. Checks for cross connections.
    • Promotes and maintains positive departmental public relations with other City departments and staff and the community in general.
    • Responds or refers complaints concerning the operation and maintenance of electrical and mechanical waterworks facilities to supervisor.
    • Provides instruction to summer or seasonal staff.

    Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Water Utility Operator II*:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma.
    2. Must have Waterworks Operator Certification from Wisconsin DNR for Ground, Distribution, and Iron Removal (G, D, I).
    3. Minimum three (3) years licensed and practical Water Utility work experience at the Operator I level or equivalent preparation.
    4. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes A,B,C).
    5. Knowledge and ability to operate motorized equipment, trucks and tools.
    6. Ability to perform manual labor (bend, stoop, handle equipment, lift minimum of 60 pounds); withstand a variety of temperatures, weather and work conditions; and possess short/long distance vision.
    7. Ability to report to duty in emergency situations and be on call on a regular basis.

    Water Utility Operator I*:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma.
    2. Basic certification as a licensed Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
    3. Minimum two (2) years of Water Utility experience.
    4. Ability to obtain Waterworks Operator Certification from Wisconsin DNR for Ground, Distribution, and Iron Removal (G, D, I), including required work experience within probation period.
    5. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes A,B,C) (may be obtained during probationary period).
    6. Knowledge and ability to operate motorized equipment, trucks and tools.
    7. Ability to perform manual labor (bend, stoop, handle equipment, lift minimum of 60 pounds); withstand a variety of temperatures, weather and work conditions; and possess short/long distance vision.
    8. Ability to report to duty in emergency situations and be on call on a regular basis.

    Note: Promotion to Water Utility Operator II contingent upon completion of three (3) years experience at the Water Utility Operator I level or equivalent preparation.

     

    Water Utility Operator-In-Training*:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma.
    2. Ability to pass Waterworks Operator Certification (Distribution) from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (may be obtained during probationary period).
    3. Ability to obtain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes A,B,C) with probation period.
    4. Knowledge and ability to operate motorized equipment, trucks and tools.
    5. Ability to perform manual labor (bend, stoop, handle equipment, lift minimum of 60 pounds); withstand a variety of temperatures, weather and work conditions; and possess short/long distance vision.
    6. Ability to report to duty in emergency situations and be on call on a regular basis.

    Note: Promotion to the Water Utility Operator I title is contingent upon completion of two (2) years experience at the Operator –In-Training level or equivalent preparation.

    Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

    * The City has the right to fill the Water Utility Operator position vacancy at either the I, II, or OIT level based and knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

    2019 SALARY RANGE:     Water Utility Operator II:                  $27.58-$31.54 per hour with excellent benefits.

    Water Utility Operator I:                    $25.49-$29.15 per hour with excellent benefits.

    Water Utility Operator-In-Training: $20.15-$23.04 per hour with excellent benefits.

     

    THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following:  training and experience evaluation; written, oral or performance tests; or other assessment methods.  The Department of Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to oral and performance examinations.  Oral examinations may include written exercises.

    Applications will be accepted through SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2019.

    HOW TO APPLY: You can now apply online through NEOGOV from our web site (www.ci.brookfield.wi.us),  by clicking on the job title and clicking on the “Apply” link! An email address is necessary to apply online.  If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build an application by clicking on the “Build Job Application” link. This application can be saved and used to apply for other job openings.  If you do not have a current email address, you can sign up for free email to create your account.

    You will receive an email confirming that we have received your application.  It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. You may submit a resume by copying and pasting the document, however the application must be completed in its entirety to be accepted. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

     

    For assistance click on “HELP” after you are logged in or during business hours contact Applicant Support @ 1-855-524-5627 or contact Ann Harvancik at (262) 787-3607 in the City of Brookfield Human Resources Department.


    PLANT ENGINEER / ASSISTANT MANAGER
    Yorkville-Bristol Sanitary District
    Yorkville, IL
    Posted 8-26-2019

    SALARY:$80k-$120k pending qualifications
    OPENING DATE:08/20/19CLOSING DATE:09/27/19

    The Yorkville-Bristol Sanitary District (YBSD) is seeking qualified applicants for this exempt full-time employment position. YBSD is an independent municipal corporation that provides wastewater transportation and treatment services in Yorkville, Illinois. The YBSD facility planning area currently encompasses 34 sq. mi. and wastewater enters the 3.62 MGD rated WWTP via 17 mi. of interceptor sewers.

    NATURE OF WORK:

    The purpose of this position is to perform technical and supervisory functions to ensure compliance with the District’s NPDES permit and other requirements. All work performed will be under direction of the Plant Manager and Executive Director.  YBSD employees are available for emergency operation 24/7/365 and may be required to rotate weekend/holiday work duties.

    TYPICAL DUTIES:

    • Perform design and construction projects management.
    • Develop and manage a CMOM program, flow-monitoring program, standard bid specifications, equipment bids and replacement projects, maintain and update standard details and specifications, and other special projects.
    • Manage assigned projects and personnel to ensure conformance with District policies, procedures, standards, and design criteria.
    • Develop, oversee, and manage consultant and/or construction contracts to ensure conformance with professional service contracts, policies, procedures, standards, construction documents and criteria.
    • Serve as a technical resource for the District and quality control reviews of design deliverables, other project deliverables, and standards and specifications.
    • Assist in troubleshooting operational issues and provide analysis to identify trends, root causes, improvements, and risks.
    • Manage projects performing hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, solve municipal collection system problems related to sanitary sewer overflows, flooding, and collection system aging.
    • Maintain all engineering related records, make corrections or changes, as needed, to all as-built drawings, GIS records, CMMS, and SCADA records.

    These duties, listed above, are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive and other duties may be required and assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • IL Registered PE with 10-15 years of related progressive experience.
    • An analytical, forward thinking and collaborative program/project manager with a high degree of interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
    • Wastewater design and construction experience with multidisciplinary teams and multi-faceted projects related to the municipal market.
    • Hydraulic analysis experience of a mainstream hydrologic modeling program, such as SWMM, XPSWMM, MIKE URBAN, conducting infiltration/inflow studies and related rehabilitation work.
    • Strong project planning and tracking, budgeting, fiscal management, solid judgement, supportive and motivating leadership style, and participatory management approach.
    • Sitting, standing, and working on computers for extended periods. Ability to walk in and around facilities, construction sites, and equipment. Field inspection work requiring stooping, bending and kneeling. Ability to work in confined spaces.
    • Office environment 50% of the time and exposed to outside weather conditions 50% of the time. Employees may be exposed to extreme temperatures, wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. Ability to properly use safety glasses, shoes, hard hat, coveralls, hearing protection, rain suits, and gas detector.
    • Valid drivers license.

    YBSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a comprehensive employee benefits program which includes an HDHP/HSA, PPO through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, dental, vision, and life insurance, paid sick, vacation, and holidays, and a retirement program through IMRF.

    Resumes and other supporting documents may be included with the application, but will not be considered in lieu of an application.  No further applications will be considered after 3:30PM of the Closing Date listed above. Interested candidates are encouraged to download the Employment Application at www.ybsd.org and submit a fully completed copy via email or hard copy:

    YBSD
    Attn: Office
    304 River St.
    Yorkville, IL 60560office@ybsd.org

    Environmental Compliance Manager II
    Aqua America
    Kankakee, IL
    Posted 8-26-2019

    Description:

    At Aqua, we know that water is a precious resource – one that plays a critical role in sustaining life. That’s why we take seriously our mission: protecting and providing Earth’s most essential resource. At Aqua, we are guided by a set of principles that embody the character of our company and inspire our work together. They are embedded within our business practices and our behavior. We are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve.

    Together, the women and men of Aqua America serve 1 million customers across eight states. Aqua uses science, technology, capital investments, and amazing talent to provide communities with clean, safe drinking water and responsibly return wastewater to our rivers and streams. Join our team and make a difference!

    Are you looking for a fantastic career at Aqua? We have a great opportunity for an Environmental Compliance Manager. This role is under the direction of the President of Aqua Illinois will be responsible for assuring that Aqua Illinois & Indiana water and wastewater plants and systems are in compliance with environmental regulations and permits by managing and coordinating the completing and filing of environmental reports; tracking and documenting regulatory compliance with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA), Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), notices of violation (NOVs) and other administrative actions; preparing correspondence, consumer confidence reports (CCRs) and new applications for wastewater permits and permit renewals; and developing and maintaining working relationships with State regulators.

    Responsibilities and Duties

    • Tracks compliance with the IEPA & EDEM; works with the Director of Operations (Dir Ops), Area Manager (AMs), and Responsible Operations Staff to track and document improvement projects to meet timelines for outstanding requirements in their areas; and, prepares reports to the states on compliance status.
    • Assists the Engineering Manager (EM) to review and oversee all major engineering projects to assure environmental regulations are being met and provide technical expertise as needed.
    • Tracks status of outstanding NOVs; works with AMs to track and document improvement projects necessary to comply with outstanding NOV critical timelines; keeps the President and key Aqua Staff apprised in advance of any deadlines that cannot be met; and prepares correspondence to IEPA/IDEM.
    • Maintains a strong relationship with the Chief Environmental Officer and compliance team.\
    • Responsible for the tracking and preparation and submittal of wastewater permit renewals.
    • Develop and/or maintain expertise in state and federal environmental rules and regulations and serve as a resource to AMs and other operations staff.
    • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with IEPA regional and central office staff and Aqua Illinois & Indiana operations staff.
    • Prepares new or amended Drinking Water Monitoring Plans; follows National or State proposed or promulgated drinking water regulations; anticipates and prepares plans to meet compliance with new drinking water regulations; participates in routine compliance inspections and follow up to ensure all issues are resolved including special inspections conducted; maintains open lines of communications and familiarity with expectations of IEPA & IDEM inspections.
    • Visits Aqua Illinois & Indiana water and wastewater plants as necessary to identify potential compliance issues and maintain familiarity with operations.
    • Works with Compliance staff to create and finalize public notices as needed.
    • Responsible for drafting and submitting quarterly status reports to IEPA/IDEM as needed.
    • Responsible for drafting, editing, and submitting responses to Notices of Violations issued by IEPA/IDEM.
    • Regularly oversees and updates various Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Responsible to visit each water and wastewater facility and treatment site annually to conduct an audit. A summary of the findings and recommendations will be provided to the facility manager, VP of Operations, Illinois President and the Indiana President.
    • Required to attend all IEPA/IDEM inspections unless otherwise directed by the Illinois Vice President of Operations or the Indiana President. Compliance Manager shall provide assistance to local supervisors and area managers in responding to all IEPA/IDEM inquiries. Compliance Manager will ensure and track submittal of all reportable incidents to appropriate agency. Shall investigate violations, review regulator correspondence, and draft/review responses. Ensure timely response to regulators and system deficiencies.
    • Outside of periodic inspections, position is required to meet with inspectors from each IEPA/IDEM region on an annual basis to establish relationships that benefit Aqua and the regulator. These meetings can be held in the region that the inspector serves or at another event, (i.e., annual conferences).
    • Regularly attends INAWWA & ISAWWA conferences.
    • Responsible to participate in Aqua community events that are requested by management. This may include open house events, public hearings, environmental workshops and committees.
    • Participates in at least one scheduled meeting each year with Area Managers to review compliance and regulatory issues in the respective operational area. Compliance Manager will accompany state management team to meetings as necessary to answer questions or present on compliance topics.
    • Expected to serve on inter-company committees related to compliance and water quality. Compliance Manager will take lead on state specific initiatives related to compliance or watershed protection. Periodic review of Maintenance Connection activity surrounding regulatory compliance. Work with local management to ensure all regulatory requirements are entered and adhered to in our internal tracking software (Maintenance Connection).
    • Responsible for coordinating with manager in charge to make sure all the compliance forms and transfer of ownership is properly filed for all acquisitions. Ensure that local field supervisor enters compliance driven orders in Maintenance Connection. Manager will assure that Company has sufficient time to correct any compliance issues required of the acquisition. Request at least one year to correct all compliance issues.
    • Performs other assignments as directed.

    Education and Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in engineering, public health or science field of study.
    • Five (5) or more years of full time experience working in the water and/or wastewater industry required.
    • Experience with IEPA/IDEM water or wastewater system inspections and/or actual experience working for IEPA/IDEM in public drinking water or wastewater utility regulation is also preferred.
    • Must be familiar with water and wastewater environmental laws and regulations.
    • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications skills as evidenced by the ability to interact both face-to-face and via telephone with professional personnel.
    • Ability to interpret and analyze regulatory rules and documents.
    • Ability to promote, establish and maintain effective working relationships.\
    • Ability to work independently and exercise initiative in accomplishing tasks without direct supervision; and the ability to use personal computer software with word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.
    • Must be computer literate and proficient with Microsoft Office applications, as well as other software applications used in the normal course of business;
    • Available for company travel up to 50% of time.
    • Possession of valid IL & IN Water and/or Wastewater operator licenses is highly desired.
    • Must have a valid U.S. Drivers License.

    Applicants should apply online at: https://aquaamerica.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Aqua_America_Careers/job/IL-Kankakee-Local-Office/Environmental-Compliance-II-Manager_R558 


    Wastewater Plant Supervisor
    Aqua America
    Willowbrook, IL
    Posted 8-26-2019

    Description:

    At Aqua, we know that water is a precious resource – one that plays a critical role in sustaining life. That’s why we take seriously our mission: protecting and providing Earth’s most essential resource. At Aqua, we are guided by a set of principles that embody the character of our company and inspire our work together. They are embedded within our business practices and our behavior. We are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve.

    Together, the women and men of Aqua America serve 1 million customers across eight states. Aqua uses science, technology, capital investments, and amazing talent to provide communities with clean, safe drinking water and responsibly return wastewater to our rivers and streams. Join our team and make a difference!

    Are you looking for a fantastic career at Aqua? We have a great opportunity for a Wastewater Supervisor for our Willowbrook region. The Wastewater Supervisor will report directly to the Area Manager and is responsible for the efficient, compliant and economical operation of the wastewater treatment facilities. The ideal candidate is responsible for the administration, operating/capital budgets, and management of the operations teams in accordance with safety policies and regulations.

    Responsibilities and Duties

    • Responsible for compliance with all federal, state and local regulations pertaining to the wastewater treatment plants.
    • Schedules personnel and assigns tasks and duties.
    • Establishes procedures for process control operations.
    • Provides capital and operational budget planning and implementation for the wastewater facilities.
    • Provides training and supervision to Wastewater Plant Department employees.
    • Champions the quality process.
    • Has primary responsibility for and submits all regulatory reports.
    • Implements the Standard Operating Procedures for the facilities.
    • Participates in and makes presentations during Departmental meetings.
    • Attends laboratory, quality control and process related seminars and meetings.
    • Investigates plant upsets and determines corrective action.
    • Provides direct or indirect support to other departments including Customer Service, Wastewater Collection and administrative staff.
    • Maintain asset management program.
    • Follow and ensure staff are trained on Aqua safety policies and procedures.
    • Model Aqua’s values of integrity, respect and excellence.
    • Performs other assignments as required.

    Education and Qualifications

    • Must have at least ten (10) years experience operating in a wastewater treatment facility or other applicable experience.
    • Must have significant experience in a wastewater operations and laboratory procedures.
    • Must have possession a Class 1 Wastewater Operator’s License from the State of Illinois.
    • Must have knowledge of NPDES limits for wastewater quality and wastewater treatment facility regulations.
    • Must have thorough knowledge of laboratory regulations and quality control procedures.
    • A college degree in an environmentally related field is preferred.
    • Must have a valid U.S. Drivers License.

    Applicants should apply online at: https://aquaamerica.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Aqua_America_Careers/job/IL-Willowbrook/Wastewater-Plant-Supervisor_R556


    WRF Operations Coordinator
    Village of Bloomingdale
    Bloomingdale, IL
    Posted 8-5-2019

    Location: Village of Bloomingdale, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

    Department: Utilities: Water Reclamation Facility

    Job Status: Not Specified

    Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thur., Fri.

    Status: Accepting Applications

    Details: The starting rate of pay for this position is $30.97 per hour ($64,418 per year). This is a non-exempt position that is eligible for overtime. Position offers a comprehensive benefits package (health/dental/life, and IMRF Pension).

    Purpose of Position

    The purpose of this position is to perform professional, technical and supervisory functions to assist the Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) Supervisor in managing, planning, and coordinating day-to-day WRF activities in order to insure compliance with permit and other requirements. The work is performed under the direction of the WRF Supervisor.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all- inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
    • Conducts facility inspections and monitors operations and maintenance of treatment process, equipment, machinery, electrical systems, process controllers and SCADA systems; assigns, directs and monitors the work of regular and temporary employees and contractors engaged in the operation of the WRF.
    • Insures compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements and other applicable regulations, requirements and methods for treating wastewater/water;
    • Maintains compliance and enforces rules and regulations, such as operating procedures, work and safety rules, and various government regulations (i.e. OSHA / IDOL, IDOT, HAZMAT and IEPA);
    • Conducts, coordinates and/or monitors “in-house” and “contract” water/wastewater sample collection, analysis, and data reporting. Operates and maintains laboratory instruments and equipment for conducting sample analysis and recording test results;
    • Prepares and compiles data necessary for various logs and reports, such as NPDES permit applications and reports, operations and maintenance logs, and work order reports;
    • Analyzes test results to affect operational/process control adjustments to insure compliance with NPDES permit requirements, applicable laws and regulations;
    • Identifies and directs adjustments to process control and standard operating procedures necessitated by laboratory analysis, influent conditions, adverse weather conditions or other causes to insure compliance with NPDES permit requirements;
    • Operates the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) and related computer/microcomputer based operations control systems;
    • Develops and trains employees in operations and maintenance procedures; provides input and documentation for employee performance appraisals, recommends discipline and other personnel actions;
    • Assists with facility inspections conducted by IEPA, risk management underwriters or other external agencies;
    • Assists with the planning and preparation of annual division operating and capital budget for recommendation to the Department Director; uses financial, database, spreadsheet and word processing computer software for budget and other purposes;
    • Prepares purchase approvals along with necessary documentation to procure contracted services, equipment, materials and supplies; administers contract work in coordination with vendors.

    Additional Functions

    • May be assigned WRF Supervisor responsibilities in the absence of the WRF
    • May assist with snow and ice
    • Conducts or coordinates safety training programs for the WRF staff, and assists staff from other Divisions of Public Works, on various training topics, including but not limited to: OSHA, HAZMAT, IRMA; First Aid/CPR; and coordinates, schedules and tracks a variety of training, tests and safety requirements.
    • Develops job safety analyses for WRF operation, maintenance and laboratory procedures; HAZMAT requirements/reporting, and OSHA requirements/reporting.
    • Coordinates Department safety activities with Village
    • Provides assistance to other Public Works Divisions as required and
    • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor’s level degree preferred with major in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or a related field with three to six years of progressively responsible wastewater treatment plant operations experience that includes sample collection and testing processes; Associate’s level degree in a  related field or any other equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position will be considered. Must have working knowledge of principles and practices of wastewater treatment and laboratory operations in compliance with Federal and State rules and regulations. Requires an Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Class

    2 Wastewater Operator Certification and the ability to obtain a Class 1 Certification. Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Class C Water Operator Certification also preferred. Valid Illinois Driver’s License required. Ability to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License with tanker  certification within 6 months of employment.

    Performance Aptitudes

    Physical Ability: Tasks involve the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling; and lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling moderately heavy objects and materials from twenty to fifty pounds, and occasionally up to 100 pounds.

    Disclaimer: The Village of Bloomingdale, Illinois is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Village will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The Village is a no smoking facility in compliance with the Smoke Free Illinois Act.

    All applicants should send in their resume to the Village of Bloomingdale, 201 S. Bloomingdale Rd., Bloomingdale, IL 60108 or go online to apply at villageofbloomingdale.org.


    PART-TIME OFFICE CLERK
    Northern Moraine WRD
    Island Lake, IL
    Posted 7-25-2019

    DESCRIPTION

    The Northern Moraine Wastewater Reclamation District has an immediate opening for a
    Part-Time Office Clerk. This is a non-exempt position responsible for assisting the District
    Clerk and Assistant District Clerk in the administrative, business-related and fiscal functions
    for the District. Tasks involve assisting with utility billing and the collection and
    maintenance of related records. Work also involves providing customer service to residents,
    handling billing problems, account maintenance, sending out past due notices and
    authorizing service shut offs. Tasks will also include assisting with accounts payable journal
    entries, budget preparation, general ledger maintenance, preparing purchase orders, etc.

    A minimum of four years of experience in an office setting doing clerical work and handling
    payments is required. Other combinations of education, skills, experience and certification
    may be considered. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Starting
    pay is $18.93–$22.27 per hour, depending on qualifications and certifications.

    Interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume, including professional
    references to Mohammed Haque, District Manager at haque@nmwrd.org by 4:00 p.m. on
    Friday, August 9, 2019 to be considered.


    Utilities Director
    The City of Grand Rapids
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Posted 7-23-2019

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The City of Grand Rapids (pop. 200,217) is conducting a national search for a Utilities Director who will oversee the Environmental Services, Wastewater, and Water Operations. The Utilities Director’s position includes advanced professional, managerial and leadership in the planning, organizing, implementing and directing of programs and activities regarding energy, lighting, duct and smart systems, and public utilities, including water purification, pumping and distribution, lead service line reductions, wastewater treatment and industrial pretreatment program administration, PFAS site identification, collection system maintenance, stormwater management, environmental management, safe and equitable street lighting, and related utility functions.

    The Utilities Director manages work project teams and contractors and promotes coordination among departments, economic growth opportunities, and regulatory flexibility. The Director also searches for opportunities to optimize regional infrastructure and create greater resilience and reliability in keeping with the City’s Strategic Plan.

    The ideal person will be highly strategic and be able to act on recommendations from the recent Operational Competitive Assessment to implement the One Water framework as well as supporting the wastewater’s designation as a Water Resource Recovery Facility that recently achieved Utility of the Future Today recognition.

    This position administers a $120 million combined budget and requires a proven track record of working effectively in a culturally and ethnically diverse community while coordinating activities with contractors, other government officials, business and civic leaders, and explains department activities to the media and citizen groups.

    Work is performed under the executive direction of the Managing Director of Public Services. Supervision is exercised directly or indirectly over all employees in the Water System and Environmental Services composed of 240 personnel.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering, or public administration;
    • Seven (7) years of managerial experience in a field related to utilities management involving water, stormwater, and/or wastewater systems (or any equivalent combination of training and experience)
    • Three (3) years of demonstrated participation in national and/or state professional organizations such as the Water Environment Federation, American Water Works Association, the American Public Works Association, or other related groups.

    The compensation for this at-will position is $101,268 – $129,170 and is augmented by an excellent
    benefits package. Further details on benefits may be viewed here: Click here for Fringe Benefits Guide
    Sheet.

    Apply by August 30, 2019, by submitting a cover letter, resume, and three references to www.GovHRjobs.com. Confidential inquiries are encouraged. Contact Ryan Cotton, Vice President,
    GovHR USA at 847-380-3240, ext. 114 or rcotton@govhrusa.com.


    PROJECT ENGINEER
    FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
    Elgin, IL
    Posted 7-23-2019

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the non-exempt full-time position of Project Engineer. FRWRD owns and operates three Wastewater Treatment Facilities in the City of Elgin, IL with Administration Offices located in the Village of South Elgin, IL. This position is responsible for assisting the Senior Project Engineer and Technical Services Director with design and construction project management as well as CMOM program projects, working with permitting, coordinating with the Pretreatment Coordinator, and assisting with special projects within the Technical Services group.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering. Engineer-in-Training Certification on a track towards Professional Engineer registration preferred. One to three years previous experience in engineering design or construction management preferred, but not required.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Sitting, standing, and working on computers for extended periods. Ability to walk in and around facilities, construction sites, and equipment. Field inspection work requiring stooping, bending and kneeling. Ability to work in confined spaces.

    The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 8am-4pm, Monday- Friday. This is a non-exempt full-time position. Salary range- $55,000.00 – $75,000.00 depending on qualifications with excellent benefits package & IMRF retirement plan. Employment offers are conditional pending physical exam, drug screen, criminal background, DL &other pre-employment activities.

    Applicants should apply with a cover letter, resume and FRWRD employment application for consideration and forward to:
    Human Resources Manager, Fran Venegas
    fvenegas@frwrd.com
    Website: http://www.frwrd.com/community-resources-career-opportunities/
    Closing Date: August 2, 2019


    Asset Program Manager
    MADSION METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICT
    Madison, WI
    Posted 7-17-2019

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The District is seeking an analytical, forward thinking and collaborative Asset Program Manager to take our asset management program to the next level. We offer flexibility, a casual environment, amazing benefits, professional development and we are a community centered, environmentally responsible organization!  If you enjoy a high level of autonomy and are passionate about spearheading a cross-departmental team to create long-term, impactful results then this may be the job for you.

    WHO WE ARE:

    At Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) we believe in enriching life through clean water and resource recovery. We are a passionate team who work together to recover resources and clean wastewater for return to nature 365 days a year through our innovation and expertise.

    Working at Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District is more than just a paycheck. It is about taking care of the communities we live in. We are trusted leaders working together to protect one of our most valuable resources, our water. When you think about your career and what you want to accomplish in your lifetime make the choice to do Work Worth Doing!

    WHAT YOU WILL DO:

    The Asset Program Manager ensures that district assets provide needed levels of service at acceptable risk and at lowest total lifecycle cost. You will promote advanced asset management and reliability centered maintenance principles throughout the district, maintain asset management plans, perform asset investment analysis, and identify projects for inclusion in the capital and maintenance planning processes. You will influence and advise district leaders to ensure the wise and efficient use of district capital investments.

    WHAT YOU WILL LOVE:

    This is a groundbreaking opportunity to use your collaborative leadership, analytical ability and strategic mindset to get in on the early stages of an impactful organizational initiative, implementing the district’s first plant asset management plan and growing the overall asset management program. Use your innovation, planning and forecasting knowledge and teamwork to not only lead our asset management program, but to also work for an organization focused on protecting the environment and our community. We are an independent municipal corporation with stable revenue sources.

    WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a field supporting the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position including engineering, economics, business, or a related field.
    • Six years’ experience in asset management including asset investment planning and program management or closely related work.
    • Supports the mission, vision, and values of the district and displays a commitment to inclusion and diversity.
    • Ability to build positive working relationships and communicate directly in a professional and respectful manner.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    We offer a competitive salary of $82,000-$112,000, excellent benefits, a casual, friendly work environment and support for ongoing development. For more information on our benefits go to: www.madsewer.org/careers.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Submit a cover letter and resume on the Job Opportunities page on our website, www.madsewer.org/careers. This position will be open until filled.

     

    Position # 2019-00036 – Project Manager-Electrical Engineer

    Mission Statement

    To provide a Water Environment Federation (WEF) organization (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin) offering multiple opportunities for the exchange of water quality knowledge and experiences among its members and the public and to foster a greater awareness of water quality achievements and challenges.
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