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    ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
    FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
    Elgin, IL
    Posted 8-31-2021

    The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the non-exempt, full-time position of Electrical Maintenance Technician. 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 will assist the FRWRD Electrician and I&C Specialist in the installation, maintenance and repair of the district’s electrical and control systems. Candidates for this position will work on electrical systems from 24 vac to 480 vac. Instrumentation and control systems include work on Allen-Bradley PLC, FactoryTalk View SE SCADA, Hach, Endress-Hauser, and YSI/XYLEM/WTW instruments.

    The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 7am-3pm, Monday- Friday. Must be willing to work overtime, holidays and weekends as needed.

    Position Requirements: HS diploma/GED, valid IL driver’s license required. Knowledge of wastewater operations a plus. Successful candidates should have an Electrical background with 1-4 years of experience working with electrical, controls & automation, and mechanical equipment. Must have electrical experience or plan to enroll in a formal electrical training program.

    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 $52,540 – $60,420 depending on qualifications. Excellent benefits package includes medical, dental, vision & IMRF retirement plan. Employment offers are conditional pending physical exam, drug screen, criminal background, driver’s license and other pre-employment activities.

    For consideration: Applicants should submit a resume and FRWRD employment application for consideration and forward to:

    Human Resources Manager
    dbutts@frwrd.com
    Website: http://www.frwrd.com/community-resources-career-opportunities/
    Closing Date: September 10, 2021

    FRWRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    Operator
    Downers Grove Sanitary District
    Downers Grove, IL
    Posted 8-23-2021

     

    The District currently has an opening for a full-time Operator position at the District’s Wastewater Treatment Center, located at 5003 Walnut Avenue, Downers Grove, Illinois. The full-time position requires five days per week, eight hours each day. The position performs the daily operational tasks required to operate the Wastewater Treatment Center and reports directly to the Operations Supervisor. The pay range for the position is $24.80 to $37.19/hour (placement within this range is based on qualifications).

     

    This position requires:

    • A minimum of a Class 4 Wastewater Operator Certification from Illinois E.P.A. which must be obtained within two years of the date of employment;
    • A minimum State of Illinois Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Full Air Brakes (no restriction) and a Tank (N) endorsement which must be obtained within six months of the date of employment. The District provides the employee with access to a Commercial Motor Vehicle on District property for the sole purpose of practice and testing prior to testing to obtain such license.

     

    Please note that District employees must reside within a 30-minute travel time from the District’s Wastewater Treatment Center located at 5003 Walnut Avenue, Downers Grove, Illinois, and must possess an Illinois Driver’s License in good standing. A successful candidate must comply with these requirements within six months of employment.

     

    To be considered for this position, you must submit the Application for Employment found at https://www.dgsd.org/opportunities/. You may also attach a resume. We will be reviewing the applications over the next month and will contact you if you are selected for an interview.

     

    Thank you for your interest in employment with the District.


    Wastewater Operator
    Village of Roselle
    Roselle, IL
    Posted 8-20-2021

     

    The Village of Roselle, Illinois (22,760) seeks a full-time Wastewater Operator in the Public Works Department. Roselle is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. The position performs technical and physical work on the operation, maintenance, and improvement of the mechanical, electrical, chemical, and biological wastewater treatment equipment and systems associated with the Village’s two wastewater
    treatment plants and the sanitary sewer collection system.

    The ideal candidate will possess some knowledge of wastewater treatment operating practices, the operation of wastewater equipment and performing routine repairs to the various equipment, machinery and systems. Knowledge of how to navigate and interpret SCADA systems is a plus. A high school diploma (GED or equivalent), a current and valid Illinois motor vehicle operator’s license with a CDL endorsement (or capable of acquiring CDL within six months. Training for CDL license will be provided), minimum of three years’ experience in the public works and/or construction industry, and minimum of a Class IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate (or capable of acquiring within twelve months) as issued and recognized by the State of Illinois are required.

    This position is responsible for working approximately forty hours (40) each week with occasional overtime and weekend assignments. The salary range is $55,931 to $75,120 and the starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. This position, which is a member of Operating Engineers, Local 150 union, receives comprehensive benefits including paid time off, pension, and health and life insurance.

    Interested candidates should submit an application and resume with cover letter on the Village’s website at http://www.roselle.il.us/jobs. The deadline to apply for this position is Wednesday, August 25, 2021. The Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer.


    Project Manager-Chicago-Water Business Line
    Black & Veatch
    Chicago, IL
    Posted 8-9-2021

     

    https://careers.bv.com/job/Chicago-Project-Manager-Chicago-Water-Business-Line-IL-60606/685508701/

     

    Job Summary

    Black & Veatch is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join a well-established and expanding water/wastewater team in our Chicago office.  The Project Manager will be responsible for leading and managing project teams through planning, design and construction phases for a wide variety of water and wastewater projects, and for contributing to and executing business and client development initiatives, including proposal development, in conjunction with pursuit teams. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day successful execution of contracted engineering, procurement, and construction scope in the areas of performance, financial metrics, planning, schedule, quality, contractual compliance, safety, and client satisfaction.  The Project Manager is accountable for the execution of project scope, management of budget and schedule; development of strong relationships with clients and contractors; and drives business development. This role will offer a wide variety of individual project assignments which will allow the Project Manager to practice and develop technical knowledge and leadership skills.

    Black & Veatch is a leading engineering, consulting and construction company. We are employee-owned and have more than 100 offices worldwide. Our services in the Water market help to provide safe drinking water and effective wastewater management to communities. We serve public and private clients of every size with a strong focus on life cycle economy, efficiency and reliability.
    Key Responsibilities

    • Serve as the manager of multi-discipline project teams assuming management responsibilities of scope, budget and schedule.
    • Manage project budgets, costs, and receivables.
    • Analyze and report project financial metrics as a basis for improvement.
    • Manage contracts and legal issues including third party subcontracts.
    • Manage changes and risk on scope, cost, schedule, quality, and safety based on available resources and client requirements.
    • Lead client, contractor, stakeholder, and regulatory agency meetings.
    • Responsible for determining identification of key client interests and drivers on projects.
    • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on complex projects. Focuses on client’s current needs and situations.
    • Typically manages multiple projects.
    • Responsible for proposal preparation and pursuit of business development opportunities.
    • Develop strong relationships with clients and contractors.
    • Leverage professional networking skills to help identify and pursue project opportunities.

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related field.
    • Prefer 10+ years professional experience managing a multi-disciplinary team to deliver water and wastewater design projects.
    • Previous consulting experience.
    • Proficiency with computer software, including MS Office Suite and Project Software.
    • Experience preparing proposals; negotiating and managing contracts; managing project budgets, costs and receivables.

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor of science degree.
    • Illinois Professional Engineer License, or ability to obtain.

    Lead Water Maintenance Worker
    City of Oshkosh
    Oshkosh, WI
    Posted 7-30-2021

     

    Now hiring a Lead Water Maintenance Worker!  Apply online at www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us.

    When you join our team, you join a culture which encourages and supports career development, rewards hard work and excellence, and values diversity.

     

    What Your Job Will Be

    • Serve as a lead person. Will serve as a lead person for Water Distribution Maintenance Crew.
    • Inspect and measure. Inspect and measure newly installed water mains and services.
    • Respond to after hour call-ins. Respond when called to assist in repairing water main breaks, service leaks or related work.
    • Repair. Repair water mains, services, valves and boxes, hydrants and locate stop boxes and valves.
    • Operate. Operate all equipment relating to Water Distribution operations, remove, read, test, and install water meters.
    • Complete all necessary paperwork related to work assignments. Perform all other duties as necessary.

     

    Skills You Will Need

    • Experience. High school diploma or equivalent, a minimum of two years of experience in water distribution system construction and maintenance work, and possess and maintain a valid WI CDL, Class B with no Air Brake restriction, and good driving record.
    • Knowledge. Materials, practices, and equipment used in water distribution maintenance work along with the hazards and safety precautions connected with the water systems, and the ability to lead others.  .
    • Flexibility. Must be able to perform manual labor for extended periods and work in confined spaces.

     

    Why You Will Love Working With Us

    • Great Work Environment. Our employees share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness and communication.
    • Safe. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting our employees.
    • Meaningful Work. The work we do has a direct impact on the lives of our residents and those who visit our beautiful city – and every employee contributes.
    • Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, Employer-Sponsored Health Clinic, Wellness Program, plus much more.
    • Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, holidays and sick time immediately upon hire.
    • Save for the Future. State of Wisconsin Pension with City match, 457 Deferred Comp Plan, 457 Roth Plan, Payroll Roth IRA, and Employee and Dependent Life Insurance.
    • Training and Development. On the job training! Tuition Reimbursement makes it easier for our employees to meet their career goals.

     

    The City of Oshkosh is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

     


    WATER PLANT OPERATOR A
    City of Duluth
    Duluth, MN
    Posted 7-27-2021

    OPENING DATE: June 7, 2021

    CLOSING DATE: August 8, 2021

    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.

     

    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 7-27-2021

    OPENING DATE: June 7, 2021

    CLOSING DATE: August 8, 2021

    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.

     

    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 7-27-2021

    OPENING DATE: June 7, 2021

    CLOSING DATE: August 8, 2021

    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.

     

    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 7-27-2021

    OPENING DATE: June 7, 2021

    CLOSING DATE: August 8, 2021

    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.

     

    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/

     


    UTILITY TECHNICIAN IV
    Springbrook Water Reclamation Plant
    Naperville, IL
    Posted 7-27-2021

    Job Summary

    The City of Naperville has an excellent career opportunity for a professional Wastewater Operator with a Class 3 Wastewater license.

    Our Utility Technician IV (Wastewater Operations) performs 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-4” 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-4 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.

    You will 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; and adhere to proper safety-related policies and 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 the plant site & grounds (including snow removal & landscaping tasks.

    Finally, you will be expected to regularly provide input to the Wastewater Operations Supervisor and the 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 the Water Supply Supervisor.

    *Please Note: The Utility Technician position is a union job. Incumbents are represented by the IBEW Local 196. The current labor agreement is expired. Upon execution of a new, successor agreement, wage rates will be retroactively updated where applicable.

     

    Required Credentials and Experience:

    • 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
    • A valid Class C Non-CDL Illinois Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one within 6 months), plus a good driving record

    Preferred candidates will possess knowledge of advanced wastewater treatment and biosolids dewatering processes like those 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:

    Naperville’s Water Utility serves over 43,000 customers in Naperville and in Warrenville).  Within a territory area of 75,000 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 water system maintenance activities.

    The Springbrook Water Reclamation Center received the 2019 (Group One) Best Operated Wastewater Treatment Works Award from the Illinois Association of Water Pollution Control Operators (IAWPCO)! Group One represents the largest plants in the state. The award is based on several criteria including effluent quality (water returned to the DuPage River), equipment maintenance and upgrades, operator certification, safety, plant appearance, budget, laboratory facilities and community support.

    Ranked as a top community in the United States to live and work, the City boasts nationally acclaimed schools and libraries, as well as an exceptionally low crime rate.

     

    PLEASE NOTE THE APPLICATION PROCESS!    

    The City of Naperville accepts online applications only.  Apply at the City’s main web page (www.naperville.il.us), and click “Careers”).  Scroll through the job titles to “Utility Technician 4 – Wastewater Operations” then select & apply.

    It is important that your application is complete and thorough. Please include all requested education, experience, attachments and other information. Resumes and other supporting documents can be provided at the time of application. Incomplete applications are subject to rejection.


    Utility Manager
    City of Soldotna
    Soldotna, AK
    Posted 7-22-2021

    The City of Soldotna, AK is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of Utility Manager.  Centrally located on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, Soldotna is a dynamic community with a small-town feel, surrounded by amazing outdoor recreational opportunities.  The City is looking for someone to join its executive leadership team, who brings a shared vision for collaboration, growth and innovation, and commitment to serving the public.

    The Utility Managerresponsible for the overall management of the Soldotna Utility System, ensuring the successful operation of the Soldotna Wastewater Treatment Plant, Water Treatment System, Water Distribution System, and Wastewater Collection System. The Utility Manager supervises all positions in the Utility Department and is an executive level job classification with substantial responsibility for the exercise of independent judgement and decision making in executing a wide range of utility functions. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal permitting requirements, including APDES wastewater sampling and laboratory testing, and serves under the general supervision of the City Manager.

     

    In seeking to fill this position, the City is emphasizing working experience in water and wastewater utilities, as well as strong management and supervisory skills necessary to effectively lead this critical department.  The following list provides the required attributes a candidate must have in order to be successful in working for the City of Soldotna:

    • Seven years of progressively responsible experience related to water and sewer utilities is required (preferably working in municipal systems), of which at least three years are or were in a supervisory capacity.
    • A bachelor’s degree in a field related to the position duties and responsibilities is desired, but not required. An applicant that demonstrates equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the functions of the position may be considered.
    • This position requires applicant to have or be able to attain: Level III Certification from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation for operation of Wastewater Treatment Systems; Level III in Wastewater Collection; Level II in Water Distribution; and Level I in Water treatment. If an applicant does not have these certification levels at the time of applying, an offer of employment can be made contingent upon achieving the required certifications within an agreed-upon timeframe. The City recognizes that some certifications may require significant accrual of experience.
    • Wastewater treatment systems, including pre-treatment, secondary treatment, solids handling and disposal systems, wastewater sampling and testing procedures.
    • Working knowledge of the overall functions of lab equipment and lab tests necessary for operation of an activated sludge wastewater treatment plant.
    • Working knowledge of federal and state codes, regulations, reports, permits and manuals applicable to wastewater collection and treatment systems. Examples include, but are not limited to: APDES permitting, Discharge Monitoring Reports, Standard Methods for Lab Procedures, and Plant Operation & Maintenance Manuals.
    • Working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, and mechanical sciences and systems, particularly as they relate to wastewater collection, treatment systems, water distribution systems and wastewater collection systems.

    Desired management and personal traits, include: a high level of integrity and ethical standards of conduct, a forward-thinking mindset to strategically plan for the future of the Utility system, strong communication and conflict resolution skills, and a commitment to customer service and collaboration with other City departments.

    The salary range for this position is ($88,566.40 – $114,504.00) DOQ. The City of Soldotna’s employee benefits include high-quality affordable healthcare, retirement and investment accounts, health and wellness benefits, generous personal leave, 11 paid holidays each year, and the possibility of flexible scheduling. The City encourages employees to pursue ongoing training and professional development, and offers paid opportunities to attend conferences, earn certifications, and pursue training and education.  The City will consider assisting with moving expenses for a highly qualified candidate.

    A complete job description is available on the City’s website at www.soldotna.org/jobs.  To apply, please submit City application, resume, and cover letter online, by email to hr@soldotna.org, fax 866-596-2994, or in person to Human Resources at 177 N. Birch Street, Soldotna, AK, 99669.  This position is open until filled. The City of Soldotna is an EEO employer.


    Lab Analyst II
    NEW Water
    Green Bay, WI
    Posted 7-22-2021

    Job Summary:

    In support of the NEW Water culture of Safety, Respect, Team, and Environment, and to promote NEW Water as a model of water quality protection and sustainability, this position is responsible for all aspects of analyses conducted in NEW Water’s wet and nutrient laboratories including scheduling, equipment maintenance, quality assurance, data analysis, data interpretation, and report generation.  These tests must be performed to exacting standards of quality and procedure, consistent with Federal and State requirements.

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

     

    Job Description:

    Nutrient Lab Assignments

    • Performs nutrient analyses on wastewater, surface water, and industrial samples. Must be proficient in all aspects of nutrient analysis utilizing Lachat spectrophotometer instrumentation and all related equipment. Must be proficient in all aspects of anion analysis utilizing Metrohm Ion Chromatography instrumentation and all related equipment. Tests include but are not limited to: TKN, TP, NH3, NO2/NO3, LLTP, OP chloride, fluoride, sulfate, and bromide. Requires considerable analytical ability and technical training.
    • Performs analyses on samples in support of NEW Water permit requirements, process control, billing parameters, Aquatic Monitoring Program (AMP), Adaptive Management, Watershed Monitoring, high strength waste, hauled waste, Industrial Pretreatment, municipal customer, universities, and governmental agencies.
    • Performs all aspects of sample analysis to include scheduling sample arrival and analysis with internal customer programs, sample and chemical preparation, quality assurance procedures, data interpretation, and appropriate records retention.
    • Performs preventative maintenance and troubleshoots problems with sophisticated analytical equipment; maintains equipment service logs; serves as primary contact with manufacturer; reports equipment problems to appropriate Laboratory staff.
    • Utilizes Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for sample preparation, processing, and data input in conjunction with instrument specific computer programs.
    • Evaluates and recommends future equipment purchases, and evaluates and implements new methods.
    • Performs glassware cleaning and preparation and other general lab duties.
    • Performs wet laboratory analyses on wastewater and sludge samples. Must be proficient in all aspects of tests and equipment including but not limited to: BOD auto analyzer, COD digestion and spectrophotometer, pH instrumentation, solids (suspended, volatile, and dissolved), conductivity, fecal coliform/E coli, residual chlorine, cyanide, and alkalinity due to Saturday rotation of duties in the wet lab.
    • Performs all aspects of sample analysis to include scheduling sample arrival and analysis with internal customer programs, sample and chemical preparation, quality assurance procedures, data interpretation, and appropriate records retention.
    • Provides training as necessary for Laboratory interns to assist with sample preparation, glassware cleaning, chemical making, and sample disposal.
    • Acts as sample custodian by logging and preserving samples, prepping containers and labels, responding to customer requests, and ensuring the appropriate analysis is performed.
    • Handles chemicals according to chemical hygiene plan, chemical hazard assessments, and SDS information.
    • Ensures proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) based on duty being performed.

     

    Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) Information

    • Generates and interprets quality control information/data as required by the Wisconsin Laboratory Certification Program and the NEW Water Quality Assurance Program.
    • Maintains appropriate records for all QA samples and procedures. Reviews data to identify potential quality control problems and develop/implement corrective actions. Submits final report to Analytical Chemist-LIMS/QA.

     

    Job Qualifications

    An Associate’s Degree in Laboratory Technology or a related field of study and two years of experience is required.  An equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience will also be considered.

     

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


    Director
    Geneva Lake Environmental Agency
    Williams Bay, WI
    Posted 7-19-2021

    Director, Geneva Lake Environmental Agency (GLEA). Located on the campus of George Williams College on the shore of Geneva Lake in Williams Bay in southeastern Wisconsin, GLEA is less than an hour from Milwaukee and two hours from Chicago. For more than 45 years, GLEA has managed Geneva Lake and its 13,045-acre watershed located in southern Walworth County. The Agency was established as a shared unit of the local governments of the Towns of Linn and Walworth, the Villages of Fontana and Williams Bay and the City of Lake Geneva.

    Geneva Lake is one of Wisconsin most unique lakes. It is the state’s second deepest natural lake at 140 ft., is 5,262 acres in size, and is a recreational hub for southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. It has two villages, one city and two townships on its shoreline. The population of the area is around 15,000 which grows significantly during the summer tourist season. Protecting and maintaining Geneva Lake’s desirable water quality is vital to sustaining the area’s $5.7 billion equalized value and supporting its billion-dollar tourist industry.

    The Agency is seeking a Director with a working knowledge of freshwater science, and the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders while being responsible for the implementation of all policies and directives of the GLEA Board of Directors. The Director oversees the day-to-day operation of the office and its lake management efforts, directing a small staff of both permanent and seasonal employees; secures funding, prepares budgets, and makes recommendations concerning resource protection practices and policies. The Director reports to a Board representing the five Geneva Lake communities. The new Director will replace a retiring 40-year incumbent.

    The ideal candidate will possess:

    • A. in biology, ecology, freshwater science, engineering, public administration or any equivalent combination of training and experience that brings the knowledge, abilities, skills, and leadership to the management of the organization. An understanding of lake management and water policies is preferred, but not required.
    • Five – seven years of administrative, supervisory, and professional work history commensurate with a director-level role.
    • Some senior administrative experience with a government agency, municipality, non-profit or environmental conservancy institution.
    • Have a passion for the environment, clean water, and meticulous attention to detail.

    The Director is appointed by the Agency’s oversight Board.  Starting salary range: $65,000 – 70,000 +/- DOQ

    Candidates should apply by August 20, 2021 (open until filled) with resume, cover letter and contact information for three work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #225, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3240 ext. 103. The GLEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Click HERE to Apply!


    Lead Engineer
    Apex Engineering Group
    St. Cloud, MN
    Posted 7-14-2021

    Position Description:

    Apex Engineering Group has openings for Lead Engineers working in our Municipal and Water Groups in our St. Cloud, MN office.  Primary responsibilities include managing a team of engineers, technicians, and support staff on Municipal or Water/Wastewater projects from the planning phase through design and construction.  A Lead Engineer shall be capable of independently managing projects and collaboratively contributing to the design and development of project plans and specifications while working with and mentoring project team members.  Lead Engineers typically report to a senior engineer, sector leader or principal of the firm.  Additional responsibilities include general marketing of the firm and various business development activities.

     

    The hiring range is $42 – $48/hour. We offer excellent benefits.

    Full job descriptions and to apply online: https://www.apexenggroup.com/careers/

    Equal Opportunity Employer


    Project Manager
    Veolia
    Worthington, MN
    Posted 7-14-2021

    To Apply to this position, click here.

    Summary: Veolia provides operation and maintenance operations for JBS at the City of Worthington’s Industrial Wastewater Treatment Facility. The 2 MGD Anaerobic Treatment System consists of the following: primary/secondary aerobic lagoons, 3 facultative ponds, 4-cell aeration basin, secondary clarifier, 4-disck cloth media filters, chlorine contact basin, biosolid storage tanks, biosolid load-out station, lab operations, and client relations.

    Plans, organizes and manages the daily operation, maintenance and testing of a water and/or wastewater system, collection system or bio-solids facility. Assures compliance with established environmental, safety, operating, standards, policies and emergency response procedures. Maintains ongoing client interface to keep client informed and enhance client relations.

    • 2 MGD Anaerobic Lagoons with Activated Sludge Industrial WWTF
    • The plant receives nearly 100% of its loading from JBS (meat packing industry)

     

    Qualifications

    • Class A Wastewater license or ability to obtain class A license via reciprocity.
    • Type IV Biosolids Land Application License.
    • At least a two year degree in Business or Science or equivalent related experience.
    • Five to seven years progressive lead and/or supervisory 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.
    • Rotating on-call with staff, currently set at once every 3 weeks.
    • Administrative and operational work, including outdoors in varying weather climates.
    • Sample collection and laboratory analysis, data collection, confined space entry, equipment
      maintenance/troubleshooting, grounds maintenance, general housekeeping.
    • Valid Driver’s license and safe driving record.

    Director of Engineering
    Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District
    Madison, WI
    Posted 7-12-2021

    About the Organization: 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.

    About the Position: The Director of Engineering will exercise leadership to protect and advance the health, safety and welfare of the public through the practice of engineering and delivery of sustainable infrastructure.

    The Director provides high-level managerial work, guiding the overall functions of the Engineering Department. Key service areas include capital project management, including civil, mechanical and electrical planning, as well as design and construction activities for wastewater collection and treatment infrastructure.  Reporting to the Chief Engineer and Director, this position manages a progressive team of professional engineers and technicians.

    Please see the attached brochure for more detailed information about the job.

    Salary, Benefits, and Qualifications: The District provides a competitive compensation package, including a salary range between $114,400 to $154,800 annually, DOQ, participation in the top-rated Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), and excellent health, dental, and other insurance, as well as generous vacation and sick time.

    How to Apply: To be considered for this position you must submit a Resume and a one-to two-page Cover Letter addressing the following:

    • Describe your experience managing complex public works construction projects. Include the dollar amount, experience in working with contractors, and experience handling problems that arise during the construction.
    • Describe your experience leading or supervising employees. Include the number of employees, their job titles, and number of years of experience in this area.
    • Describe your experience leading the development of sustainable infrastructure.

    Submit your guided cover letter and resume online at https://www.madsewer.org/Careers.

    The Madison Metropolitan Sewer District is an Equal Opportunity Employer, 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.


    Plant Mechanic
    Racine Wastewater Utility
    Racine, WI
    Posted 7-8-2021

    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 plant maintenance work of a skilled nature.

     

    Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, strong mechanical aptitude, and a valid state driver’s license. Candidates must also have at least (5) years of prior professional mechanic experience working with pumps, compressors, blowers, or engines in an area related to industrial plant or commercial automotive maintenance. Mechanical training and certification in HVAC, automotive, or electro-mechanical technology is a plus.

     

    The hiring pay range for this position is $24.88/hr to $29.27/hr pending qualifications (maximum position pay to $35.12/hr). Applications are being accepted through July 12, 2021. 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.

     

    AA/EEO/ADA EMPLOYER


    Plant Operator
    Racine Wastewater Utility
    Racine, WI
    Posted 6-23-2021

    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 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 be able to work a rotating 24-hour work schedule.

     

    The hiring pay range for this position is $24.88/hr to $29.27/hr pending qualifications (maximum position pay $35.12/hr). The rotating shift operator will also receive shift differential pay of an additional $1.60/hr to $2.00/hr for hours worked during the shift hours of 7:00 pm to 7:00 am. The amount varies based on level of operator license standing.

     

    Applications are being accepted through July 2, 2021 or until positions are filled. 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.

    AA/EEO/ADA EMPLOYER


    Operator Lead / Shift Supervisor
    Veolia
    Albertville, MN
    Posted 6-03-2021

    To Apply to this position, click here.

    Summary: Veolia provides operation and maintenance operations for the water treatment facilities
    and distribution systems for the Joint Powers Water Board, City of St. Michael, City of Hanover, and
    City of Greenfield.

    Primary Functions:

    • In conjunction with the supervisor, or in his/her absence, reviews daily team requirements.
      Oversees work assignments to ensure that schedules are met. May recommend changes to
      schedule to optimize production and/or reduce costs. Ensures that labor reporting is
      accurate and balances with labor tracking system. Provides feedback to Supervisor on labor,
      material and equipment demands needed to achieve schedule.
    • Monitors work assignments and ensures that team members are meeting or exceeding
      production and quality standards. Coaches and trains team members to increase skill level
      and to improve productivity, safety, quality and processes in a cost effective manner. Trains
      team members to troubleshoot and resolve problems.Provides technical guidance,
      troubleshoots, resolves or coordinates resolution of technical issues/problems on a proactive
      basis. Models and teaches finding cost effective solutions to tasks.
    • Prepares work orders either manually or from a Computer Maintenance Management
      System as required and prepares work related reports, procurement requisitions, charts,
      graphs and data submittal requirements in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Models safe work practices and provides leadership in achieving safety goals. May assist
      with safety training. Ensures that safety awareness is ongoing, that good housekeeping is
      practiced and that environmental and safety regulatory requirements are met. Reports
      potential problems to supervisor on a timely basis.
    • Performs duties of Operator I and Operations and Maintenance Tech III as required.

     

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or GED.
    • Minnesota Class B Water license or ability to obtain a Class B license via reciprocity.
      Consideration may be given to current Class C license holders eligible to sit for the Class B
      exam.
    • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience. Customer service experience preferred.
    • Comfortable with administrative and operational work, including outdoors in varying weather
      climates. Meter reading, sample collection and laboratory analysis, data collection, confined
      space entry, equipment maintenance/troubleshooting, grounds maintenance, general
      housekeeping. General distribution system maintenance.

    Temporary/ Seasonal Laborer
    Veolia
    St. Michael, MN
    Posted 6-03-2021

    To Apply to this position, click here.

    A Seasonal Laborer provides day-to-day monitoring and basic plant and pump/booster station operations, routine lab tests and basic corrective and preventative maintenance activities. Operates equipment manually and through instrumentation panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units following process control procedures. Monitors and observes operating conditions, records observations and data in shift log. Diagnoses basic operational problems and takes corrective action per procedure.
    Performs routine CLAIR (cleaning, lubrication, adjustment, inspection and minor repair) on machines and related equipment which may include pumps, engines, centrifuges, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, vacuum filters and belt presses. Reports and documents results of work performed and enters into the appropriate database. Promptly reports any operational problems with machines or equipment to Lead or Supervisor.

    • Collects water, wastewater, industrial waste, groundwater, sludge, residuals and/or gas samples according to schedule.
    • Performs field tests (chemical, physical and biological) in order to pace chemical dosages for process and odor control units.
    • Prepares chemical solutions, monitors supplies and recommends reorder.
    • Performs routine lab tests and prepares reports per procedure.
    • Performs routine instrument calibration for portable meters including, but not limited to, dissolved oxygen, pH, H2S, percent oxygen, lower explosive limit.
    • Learns to inspect and becomes proficient at mechanical troubleshooting to determine repairs needed.
    • Dismantles equipment to gain access to and repairs defective parts using hand tools, power tools and precision measuring and testing devices. Reassembles and tests equipment ensuring safe and efficient operating condition is restored.
    • Learns to troubleshoot hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic equipment and instrumentation.
    • Performs manual labor including cleaning equipment, facilities and grounds as required and properly disposes of waste according to safety and environmental policies. Operates vehicles, mobile equipment and material handling equipment for operational and maintenance purposes. Performs facility maintenance and repair and may replace or install light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, damaged glass, windows, doors, partitions, ceiling or floor tile, door locks, carpet, and/or paint.

    SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES (INTERMITTENT, ON AN OCCASIONAL BASIS, ETC.)
    Learns to estimate time and material costs for various projects. May assist in other areas of facility as directed.

    Qualifications:

    • High school or GED with the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions) and be able to carry out verbal and written instructions.
    • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
    • Some vocational training and mechanical aptitude preferred, with the ability to read, interpret and record data from meters, gauges, scales, panels, computer consoles and other equipment.
    • Minimum water/wastewater license as required by regulatory agency at site.
    • Six months to two years experience in a related position with experience in a similar environment preferred with ability to comprehend specifications, blueprints and manuals.
    • Experience using material handling equipment, pressure gauges and precision measuring instruments.
    • Experience using power, pneumatic, hydraulic and hand tools and shop tools such as drill press, band saw, bench grinder, torque wrench preferred.
    • Must have the ability to diagnose basic and routine process and mechanical problems and take remedial corrective action.
    • Must have basic computer skills and have ability to operate programs for process control, the Computer Maintenance Management System, and laboratory/industrial pretreatment QA/QC.
    • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently perform assigned duties and meet or exceed production and quality goals.
    • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
    • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

    Treatment Plant Operator
    Western Lake Superior SD
    Duluth, MN
    Posted 6-03-2021

    The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD), a nationally recognized leader in environmental protection and pollution prevention, seeks a full-time Treatment Plant Operator in the Operating Services division. Under the supervision of the Operations Supervisor – Clean Water Production, lead worker, or senior waste water operator, or an assigned supervisor, an employee in this classification performs work in the operation and maintenance of portions of the wastewater treatment process.  The treatment plant operator is responsible for ensuring that the assigned portions of the plant operate in compliance with permit requirements and in response to overall plant needs.  On an assigned shift the work involves: equipment operation; assigned preventive, corrective and general maintenance; performing required checks and readings; cleaning duties; and other related work as assigned.

     

    PRIMARY DUTIES

    During an assigned shift, an operator performs the designated duties and tasks assigned by the O/M supervisor, lead worker or process operator to efficiently and safely operate the assigned process machinery, equipment and facilities of clean water production; including but not limited to oxygen production systems, liquid oxygen backup systems, influent wastewater pumps, bar screens, grit removal systems, oxygen dissolution systems, settling tanks, effluent filters, air compressors, odor control systems, disinfection systems, chemical feed systems, pumps, motors, controllers, sludge thickeners, sludge digestion equipment, dewatering equipment, and associated equipment to maintain effluent discharge within the NPDES permit.

     

    • Performs all related operational tasks in controlling assigned equipment (including adjustments and modifications as prescribed by departmental policy), which may include some coordination of the activities of another operator on the assigned shift.
    • Takes independent action to deal with emergency situations, including all reporting and notification and ensures that all procedures are followed.
    • Responsible for communication with other departments and operators to provide necessary information for the various different process problems, emergencies and routine updates.  Accomplishes all assigned preventive maintenance tasks, including informal checks to the standards established by the O/M supervisor or lead worker.
    • Performs maintenance and repair of process equipment and facilities to maintain operational efficiency. Troubleshoots, makes checks, and takes appropriate action to ensure that equipment and process failures are minimized.
    • Makes confined space entries as necessary.  Reads meters, gauges and other recording devices and records such data accurately and completely to ensure that complete records are retained; notes events, security breaches and problems as prescribed in departmental policies; samples process streams and performs process control tests according to established procedures and in reaction to emergency situations.
    • Performs cleaning duties and other related projects to maintain clean and orderly conditions in the District facilities; maintains a constant awareness of safe work practices; ensures compliance with the District Safety Program to complete work without accidents or injuries; attends in-service training as required by the O/M supervisor or lead worker; assists in the training and education of other operators and employees.

     

    KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

    Considerable knowledge of specific theories and practices of wastewater treatment and advanced secondary treatment; knowledge of proper sampling techniques and wastewater testing protocols; and considerable knowledge of pumps, motors, tools, machinery and equipment similar to that found in a wastewater or solid waste facility.  Ability to independently use the SCADA system for operation of the specific systems assigned and to utilize the SCADA system under the guidance and direction of the Senior Wastewater Treatment Operator.  Ability to locate and repair minor operational equipment deficiencies; ability to interpret simple illustrated equipment and parts breakdowns, sketches and other related operational equipment; ability to accurately read gauges and meters and to transcribe and interpret this information.  Ability to be mobile over a variety of steps, ramps, ladders and confined spaces; possess sufficient physical strength and agility to perform regular lifting an moving of supplies and equipment; capability of exerting pulling force upon machinery, equipment and valves; to reach overhead and bend over to operate levers and valves; ability to shovel material and operate high pressure water hoses; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and supervisors.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Possess two years of full-time equivalent work experience in a large wastewater treatment plant (greater than 1.0 MGD flow) or a combination of education in wastewater treatment, water quality, chemistry, biology or environmental technology and the above work experience which totals four years.  Possess an MPCA “D” Wastewater Operator Certificate (a class “C” certificate is desirable).

     

    SELECTION PROCESS & TESTING INFORMATION

    Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications.  Those who meet the minimum qualifications will be given a written examination. Final selection will include a panel interview.

     

    Alternative Exam Process:  For individuals who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), alternative examination processes are available on an individual basis upon prior arrangement.  Contact Human Resources at (218) 740-4790.

    Work Eligibility:  In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the WLSSD requires verification of identity and work eligibility.

    Veterans:  For applicants claiming veterans’ preference, a DD214 must be filed at the time of application.

    Non-discrimination:  The WLSSD is an equal opportunity a veteran friendly employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Drug testing policy: Under WLSSD’s drug and alcohol testing policy, prospective employees will be asked to submit to drug testing.  No prospective employee will be asked to submit to testing unless an offer of employment has been made.  An offer of WLSSD however, is conditioned on the prospective employee testing negative for drugs and alcohol.

    Pre-employment physical:  Applicants selected for employment must successfully complete a pre-employment physical examination.

    Background checks:  Offers are conditioned on passing a criminal background check.  Convictions are not an automatic disqualification from the selection process.

    Data privacy:  Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13 requires that you be informed of the following about private data requested on this application. Name, home address and telephone numbers, and email address are used to identify you and to contact you about potential job opportunities. If your name is not provided, we won’t be able to process your application. If your contact information is not provided, we will not be able to contact you and may reject your application. If you are a finalist for a vacancy, your name becomes public data and is available to anyone. Gender, Race/Ethnic group, and Disability Status are used to comply with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action requirements and to evaluate our efforts to ensure legal diversity in the recruitment and selection of employees. If this data is not provided, it will be more difficult for us to evaluate our efforts and to provide accurate data in the required reports.

    Reasonable accommodation information is used to provide reasonable accommodations in the testing and hiring processes. If sufficient data is not provided, we may not be able to accommodate you.

    You are not legally required to provide any of the private data listed above. WLSSD employees from the Human Resources Department and other departments involved in the selection process may have access to your private data if their work assignments reasonably require access. Others who may legally access the above data are individuals or agencies to whom we are required to release the data by law, rule or court order.

     

    APPLICATION PROCESS

    Please complete an application found at www.wlssd.com and return to WLSSD, via email (careers@wlssd.com) by 4:30 p.m. on June 30, 2021.  Applicants who claim Veteran’s Preference must provide a DD214 at the time of application.

     

    Probation Period:  9 months

    Duration of Eligible List:  6 months

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Women and Minority Applicants Encouraged to Apply


    Liquids Operator
    City of Appleton-Wastewater Treatment Plant
    Appleton, WI
    Posted 6-03-2021

    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 the treatment processes at the wastewater plant to ensure effluent discharged from the facility meets all Federal, State and Local government regulatory standards. Work involves monitoring wastewater processes and making appropriate treatment adjustments to maintain a compliant effluent. Plant operators are staffed with rotating shifts, including weekend and holiday work for year-round, twenty-four hour coverage. The successful candidate will have education or training beyond high school in wastewater treatment technology, with Wisconsin Wastewater Operations certification desirable. The hiring range is $21.40-$26.75/hour, with the ability to earn up to $32.10, plus an excellentfringe benefit package.

    If interested, please complete an application on-line at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/appletonwi?. The application deadline is June 13, 2021. Resumes without an application will not be considered.

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


    Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
    Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District
    Urbana, IL
    Posted 6-03-2021

    Wastewater Operator performs duties relating to the control and processing of wastewater and bio-solids.  Prior experience or education related to wastewater treatment is preferred, but not required.  The successful candidate will participate in a training program for up to twelve months on a variety of shifts to learn processes under different operating conditions.  Every operator must be able to operate either plant by himself/herself after completing training.

    This position performs a variety of duties to meet State and Federal discharge regulations including:

    • Interpreting data from various meters, lab equipment, or on-site tests,
    • Using SCADA to develop and implement appropriate responses to alarms at the plants and lift stations,
    • Maintaining records and logs and interpreting data according to established guidelines, and
    • Performing preventive maintenance functions.

    This position requires the ability to obtain a Class IV Illinois Wastewater Treatment Operator certificate.  It also requires the ability to operate heavy equipment and machinery, use a computer to enter, retrieve, manage, and interpret data, communicate effectively, and work as a team member.  A safe driving record and the ability to be covered by District vehicle insurance are required.  The position requires the ability to climb ladders and stairs, to walk around the plants in all weather conditions, and sufficient visual and auditory acuity to communicate with others and respond to alarms or warnings.

    The District offers a comprehensive benefits package with medical, dental, and life insurance available on the 1st day of employment.  Benefits also include a pension plan, vacation, sick and personal leave, and 9 paid holidays.  This is a union position with a wage of $26.81 / hour.

    Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Friday, June 25, 2021 at Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District, 1100 E. University Ave., P.O. Box 669, Urbana, IL 61803-0669.   Attn:  Theresa Plotner  Visit www.u-csd.com to apply online and for more information.  You may also e-mail resumes to tplotner@u-csd.com

    EOE


    Wastewater Plant Operator (I-IV)
    Village of Bensenville – Department of Public Works
    Bensenville, IL
    Posted 5-21-2021

    The Village of Bensenville (pop. 18,352) is recruiting for two (2) full-time Wastewater Operators. These positions are responsible for a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant and lift stations and other related duties as assigned. We encourage ALL levels of wastewater operator experience to apply.

    Qualified applicants should demonstrate the ability to define problems, exercise good judgment, and think quickly under both routine and emergencies and the ability to develop positive working relationships with the public, vendors, and coworkers is a critical skill set. The ability to operate various types of heavy-duty tools and equipment is a plus. Must be able to perform mathematical calculations, and possess the ability to comprehend, retain, and apply the Village’s rules and procedure manuals, including any pertinent Federal, State, or local laws. The applicant must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Proficiency in using computerized maintenance management software systems and MS Office software is also important.

    The duties of this job include physical activities such as stooping, kneeling, standing, reaching, walking, lifting and/or moving (up to 100 pounds), grasping, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing, and making 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. Must be able to withstand inclement weather such as snow, cold, rain, heat, humidity, sun, etc. Plant Operator will work in both indoor and outdoor settings.

    The general work schedule is Monday-Friday, from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm., the applicant must also be able to respond to after-hours callbacks as part of a mandatory on-call rotation, work weekends and holidays when needed, and be prepared for and confront emergencies as necessary. Plant Operators are also a critical component of the Village’s snow/ice management program and experience with plow operations is a plus.

     

    PLANT OPERATOR MATRIX/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS/SALARY

    LevelYears of ExperienceCertificationStarting Salary
    Operator-in-Training0-1None necessary$51,201.39
    IV1 yearValid Illinois Class IV Wastewater Certificate$53,027.15
    III2-4Valid Illinois Class III Wastewater Certificate$56,675.28
    II4-6Valid Illinois Class II Wastewater Certificate$59,794.24
    I6-8Valid Illinois Class I Wastewater Certificate$66,013.41

    The base pay offered for this position is based on the Plant Operator Table Matrix (above) with excellent fringe benefits. This position is non-exempt under FLSA and within the AFSCME Local 1167 Bargaining Unit.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    1. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to vobjobs@bensenville.il.us.
    2. Applicants must indicate “Wastewater 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 and alcohol screen.

    The Village is accepting applications until May 28, 2021 at 5:00 pm. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Human Resources at 630-350-3429.

    THE VILLAGE OF BENSENVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


    Wastewater Operator-in-training
    Northern Moraine WRD
    Island Lake, IL
    Posted 5-21-2021

    Northern Moraine Wastewater Reclamation District has an immediate opening for a Wastewater Operator-In-Training. This is a non-exempt position with the primary role to develop the skills, knowledge, and experience required to operate all wastewater treatment and collection processes and their associated equipment. An individual in this position will initially be classified as an Operator-In-Training. As operational knowledge increases to a satisfactory level, as determined by the District Manager, this person will be utilized as an on-call Wastewater Operator with the increased 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 will be expected to obtain an Illinois Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Air Brake Endorsement within 6 months of the date of hire, and an Illinois Class 4 Wastewater Operator Certification within 12 months of the date of hire. A high school graduate (or equivalent) and a valid driver’s license is required. Other combinations of education, skills, experience and certification may be considered. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Starting Range is $17.74 – $20.87 per hour, depending on qualifications. 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. Applicants should be comfortable working in a wastewater environment. Applicant should be able to show the ability to learn 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 Operator
    Northern Moraine WRD
    Island Lake, IL
    Posted 5-21-2021

    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 a higher Wastewater Operators license will be preferred. A Class 4 Wastewater Operators license is required for the position. A high school graduate (or equivalent) and a valid driver’s license is required. A minimum of two years of
    experience in wastewater operation is required. Other combinations of education, skills, experience and certification may be considered. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Starting Range is $23.95 – $30.35 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.

    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.


    Staff Engineer
    Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District
    DeKalb, IL
    Posted 5-21-2021

    The Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District (KWRD) is seeking applicants for a Staff Engineer. This is a salaried/exempt position intended to lead into a District Engineer position. Vacation/ personal days, excellent health care benefits, IMRF Pension, Professional Development and Tuition Reimbursement opportunities included. Please email your cover letter and resume to Mike Holland at: mholland@kishwrd.com

     

    Job Title: Staff Engineer / Asst. District Engineer
    Shift: 8+ Hours/day / 40+ Hours/week
    Salary: $75,000 – $95,000 depending on qualifications
    Reports to: District Engineer / Asst. District Manager operation; ability to keep accurate records and to make mathematical computations; ability to perform manual work under varying weather conditions; skill in the use of hand tools and laboratory equipment.

     

    Job Description
    Responsible for working closely with the District Engineer and Executive Director to provide engineering decision making and project management of the planning, designing, funding, bidding and construction of major wastewater and collection system projects. Conducts various engineering studies. Acts as the District’s representative, maintaining professional relationships while working closely with consultants and contractors.

     

    Primary Functions

    1. Coordinates planning and prepares, monitors, and manages budgets for District design and construction projects. Reviews and manages development projects.
    2. Produces engineering design and bidding documents for capital imp./maintenance projects.
    3. Drafts and manages permit applications for major capital improvement projects and demonstrates an understanding of the IEPA’s permitting, planning and revolving loan processes.
    4. Conducts internal studies for equipment replacements, planning level studies for future regulatory or capacity compliance and assesses technology needs for the District.
    5. Coordinates with consultants and contractors to ensure performance of improvements projects.
    6. Coordinate with GIS/SCADA staff and consultants to analyze data and review potential improvements

     

    Secondary Functions

    • Manages the District’s summer engineering internship program
    • Negotiates contractual changes with contractors/consultants as necessary.
    • Provides coverage for the District Engineer in their absence

     

    Experience and Education Required

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering and EIT or PE in the State of Illinois.
    • 2-5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in engineering, preferably wastewater.

     

    Required Skills, Abilities and Qualifications

    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and projects concurrently.
    • Ability to work independently under general direction
    • Advanced communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information.
    • Skilled with Word/Excel/Outlook. Experience with Bentley drafting software and ArcGIS is preferred.
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
    • DeKalb County residency preferred

     

    This job description is a summary of typical functions and is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties.


    Treatment Plant Operator
    City of St. Cloud
    St. Cloud, MN
    Posted 5-21-2021

    The City of St. Cloud is accepting applications for the position of Treatment Plant Operator. This is skilled work involving operation, maintenance and repair of a wastewater or water treatment facility on an assigned shift. Work entails keeping mechanical equipment in proper operating condition and in maintaining the prescribed level of treatment and flow according to departmental policies and regulations. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through evaluation of performance and facility appearance. Supervision of apprentice operators may be exercised.

    Minimum Requirements: High school diploma and post-secondary education in Water Environment Treatment Technologies or related water/wastewater degree and possession of a Class D state treatment plant operator license OR a high school diploma and possession of a Class D state treatment plant operators license with at least one year experience in water or wastewater treatment operations. Ability to obtain an appropriate State of MN boiler operator’s license within 4 months of hire.

    Special Requirement:  In order to be considered for alternate assignments or work out-of-class, must possess a Class A or B driver’s license.

     

    Overview of Benefits for this exciting opportunity!

    To be considered, a city application must be returned.  Deadline to apply is Friday, May 21st.

    Applications may be returned to:
    City of St. Cloud
    Human Resources Department
    400 2nd St S
    St. Cloud, MN 56301
    Fax: (320) 255-7261
    Email: hr@ci.stcloud.mn.us

     

    Qualifications

    High school diploma and post-secondary education in Water Environment Treatment Technologies or related water/wastewater degree and possession of a Class D state treatment plant operator license OR a high school diploma and possession of a Class D state treatment plant operators license with at least one year experience in water or wastewater treatment operations. Ability to obtain an appropriate State of MN boiler operator’s license within 4 months of hire. Special Requirement: In order to be considered for alternate assignments or work out-of-class, must possess a Class A or B driver’s license.

    Miscellaneous Information

    Knowledge of the principles, procedures, equipment and materials related to the operation of water or wastewater treatment facilities; knowledge of the proper methods of lubricating and maintaining plant equipment; knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with water and wastewater treatment facilities and related activities and of the necessary safety precautions; some knowledge of chemistry applicable to water and wastewater treatment; ability to maintain, repair and adjust pumps, chemical feeders and other plant machinery; ability to check the operation of equipment and to detect defects in operation; ability to keep accurate records and to make mathematical computations; ability to perform manual work under varying weather conditions; skill in the use of hand tools and laboratory equipment.


    HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
    FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
    Elgin, IL
    Posted 4-29-2021

    The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants  for the position of Human Resources Manager (HRM). FRWRD owns and operates three Wastewater Treatment Facilities in the City of Elgin, IL.

     

    This position is a highly responsible and complex administrative and managerial position responsible for planning, organizing and directing all activities of the HR Department. A variety of HR duties with primary responsibility for the personnel systems of the District, including Classification & Compensation, Benefits Administration, Recruitment & Selection, Labor & Employee Relations, Performance Management, Employee Training & Development, and HR Policy & Procedures. Works with the Executive Management team, ensuring compliance with employment laws and District policy, and supporting the goals and objectives of the organization. The HRM supervises one full-time admin. assistant position.

     

    Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; Business Administration degree or related; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Public sector experience preferred.

     

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

     

    This is an exempt full-time position. Salary range- $70,000-$99,125 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 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: May 14, 2021

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer


    Project Manager (Private Property Infiltration and Inflow)
    Milwaukee MSD
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 4-29-2021

    SALARY: $74,037.01 – $87,134.20 Annually
    OPENING DATE: 04/14/21
    CLOSING DATE: 05/05/21 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 Project Manager, Private Property Infiltration and Inflow (PPI/I) in the Planning, Research and Sustainability Division. Reporting to the Senior Project Manager II, this position will provide administrative, technical, and field support for the District’s PPI/I program. This position requires extensive relationship building and daily communication with numerous people at all levels of technical competence, educational levels, professional disciplines, and social backgrounds.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Field observation and documentation of municipality PPI/I construction projects including coordination and prioritization of schedules with municipal staff, their consultants, and contractors.
    • Maintain technical relevance and acumen and communicating knowledge to the municipalities and District staff while assuring construction means/methods are being implemented to the most current standards.
    • Communicate and document conversations with municipality residents and public through field interaction, project meetings/workshops or direct project related phone/electronic/written correspondence. Represent District in a professional manner through public communication.
    • Maintain technical performance and current content of data base of completed private property work.
    • Complete routine District policy and administrative related duties and tasks such as invoice processing, project management, reporting and meeting coordination
    • Complete special projects assignments including but not limited to research assignments, presentation, public engagements, or reports.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Education: Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental, or other engineering or water related field;

    • Experience: Two years of progressively responsible experience including construction inspection, or equivalent combination of education and experience in water infrastructure work. Experience in private property projects desirable. May include internship and/or coop arrangements
    • Public relation/public communication/customer service-related experience related to or unrelated to engineering
    • Ability to apply proficient written and oral communication skills to the completion of all job duties
    • Ability to keep accurate and detailed records, field notes and to contribute to detailed technical reports and records
    • Experience in reading, interpreting and evaluating blueprints, specifications, and plans
    • Knowledge of and ability to understand various construction codes and standards
    • Knowledge of OSHA confined space entry procedures and construction site safety requirements
    • Proficiently operate a variety of standard business hardware such as computer, digital camera, and business related apps, etc.
    • Computer software proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat Pro, PowerPoint, ArcGIS Online, database management software, cloud-based file storage and file collaboration applications, SharePoint, project management software such as MS Project and MS teams or related online meeting and collaboration platforms
    • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record at time of application, throughout selection process and employment

     

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
    Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an office environment and is exposed to outside weather conditions 60% of the time. While outside, employee may be exposed to extreme temperatures, wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, noise, fumes and risk of electrical shock. Ability to drive to various work sites.

    Requires the use of safety glasses, hard hat, steel-toed shoes, hard hat, coveralls, gloves, hearing protection, rain gear, and safety vest as dictated by the location and nature of work that is being performed.

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

    Position #2021-00017
    PROJECT MANAGER (PRIVATE PROPERTY INFILTRATION AND INFLOW)
    LJ


    Adjunct Instructor – Environmental Chemistry
    Marquette University
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 4-29-2021

    The Marquette University Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering seeks a part-time, adjunct Instructor to teach Environmental Chemistry in fall 2021 (approximately August 15-December 31, 2021). For details and to apply, see https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/14457 . Please contact Dr. Daniel Zitomer, Chair of the Department, if you have questions (daniel.zitomer@mu.edu).


    Water Filtration Operator
    City of Oshkosh
    Oshkosh, WI
    Posted 4-23-2021

     

    Now hiring a Water Filtration Operator! Apply online at: www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us.

    When you join our team, you join a culture which encourages and supports career development, rewards hard work and excellence, and values diversity.

     

    What Your Job Will Be

    Control and operate equipment. Safely and efficiently operate equipment as necessary to assure proper operations of pretreatment basin, shore well, low lift pumps, rapid mix, floculator, dual media filters, ozone system, granular activated carbon filters, dry chemical feeders, liquid chemical feeders, gaseous chemical feeders, finished water reservoirs (clear wells), emergency generators, high lift pumps and chlorination;

    Maintain and prepare necessary records. Maintain and prepare all necessary plant operating records, logs and charts and preform laboratory testing for process control.

    Maintain equipment. Take corrective action, make repairs to equipment and assist others in repairs and/or maintenance when necessary.

    Regulate water flow. Regulate water flow through the treatment plant and make adjustments in the process in accordance with prescribed standards.

     

    Skills You Will Need

    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, the ability to obtain a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a Grade T, Class S Surface Water Waterworks Operator Certifications within one year of hire, and possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

    Knowledge. Knowledge of the methods, practices and principles of operation of Water Filtration Plant equipment and standard practices, techniques and principles of water treatment.

    Flexibility. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions, be able to work near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places, and be able to work in confined spaces.

     

    Why You Will Love Working With Us

    Great Work Environment. Our employees share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness and communication.

    Safe. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting our employees.

    Meaningful Work. The work we do has a direct impact on the lives of our residents and those who visit our beautiful city – and every employee contributes.

    Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, Employer-Sponsored Health Clinic, Wellness Program, plus much more.

    Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, holidays and sick time immediately upon hire.

    Save for the Future. State of Wisconsin Pension with City match, 457 Deferred Comp Plan, 457 Roth Plan, Payroll Roth IRA, and Employee and Dependent Life Insurance.

    Training and Development. On the job training! Tuition Reimbursement makes it easier for our employees to meet their career goals.

    The City of Oshkosh is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.


    Engineer
    North Shore WATER Reclamation District
    Waukegan, WI
    Posted 4-23-2021

     

    DESCRIPTION

    The North Shore Water Reclamation District (NSWRD) is a municipal body which was organized in 1914 under the North Shore Sanitary District Act of 1911. The District is dedicated to the beneficial reuse of our water resources while protecting Lake Michigan, local waterways, and our environment through sustainable and fiscally responsible wastewater reclamation practices at our state-of-the-art treatment facilities. The District Administrative Offices are located in Gurnee, Illinois with water reclamation facilities in Gurnee, Highland Park and Waukegan.

     

    Job Purpose Statement:

    Performs engineering work in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of water reclamation facilities and collection system including collection and analysis of data and information for project scope development, preparation of contract documents and bidding. Interfaces with the Project Manager during the construction phase of projects. Coordinates the District’s CMOM program for collection system inspection and maintenance.

     

    Job Functions:

    1. Supervises, coordinates and conducts engineering studies, tests and analyses; oversees the collection, calculation and compilation of data; conducts research regarding alternative techniques or processes; reviews reports and presents recommendations regarding facility or process improvements; prepares reports pertaining to output, progress and/or operations.
    2. Directs and participates in the preparation of engineering designs, layouts and specifications for water reclamation facilities and other related facilities; assists in the preparation of contract documents; reviews contract submittals for compliance with quality and safety requirements.
    3. Interacts with operations, mechanical, electrical and process automation maintenance personnel to determine and define scope and requirements of project.
    4. Locates and contacts vendors to establish sources of supply to meet project requirements, prepare purchase requisitions, bid documents, or procurement documents.
    5. Assists Project Manager in administration of projects under construction to ensure work conforms to design intent and requirements of contract documents.
    6. Prepares internal and external correspondence regarding engineering projects and related inquiries; confers with other sections, technical consultants and contractors regarding project requirements and assists in the resolution of associated problems.
    7. Directs and coordinates NSWRD staff activities associated with review and issuance of sewer permits.
    8. Supervises, coordinates and maintains records for the District’s collection system engineering efforts including the CMOM Program, responding to sewer/force main emergencies, including after hour calls, performing sewer construction and easement research and inputting District records and information into GIS.

     

    Job Qualification Requirements

     

    Knowledge:  B.S. degree in Civil, Mechanical, Environmental or Process Engineering.

     

    Experience:  Three years of experience in the application of engineering principles is desired or a master’s degree in Civil, Mechanical, Environmental or Process Engineering in lieu of experience.

     

    Machines, Tools, Equipment (Office and Industrial), Software:  Proficiency in use of personal computers and engineering tools. AUTOCAD, GIS (ARCVIEW).

     

    Licenses/Certifications:  Professional Engineer registration in the State of Illinois or ability to obtain within one year of being eligible.

     

    Other:  Valid driver’s license

     

    If you are interested and qualified for this position, please send a resume to hrmail@northshorewrd.org.

     

    The North Shore Water Reclamation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Mid to Senior Level Site Civil Design Engineer
    Symbiont
    Milwaukee, WI OR Peoria, IL
    Posted 4-23-2021

     

    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 client base includes multiple Fortune 100 companies, municipalities, and state agencies. Symbiont’s municipal clients are generally located in Midwestern states such as Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan and Indiana. Symbiont provides turnkey design-build services for industrial and commercial clients. Symbiont’s industrial clients are located throughout the United States and include soft drink, bottled water, brewing, beverage bottling, and food processing companies. Symbiont also executes turnkey energy projects throughout the United States treating, processing and delivering renewable natural gas solutions for manure, landfill and other biogas energy sources. Symbiont is an award-winning company and a recognized Top Work Place in the southeastern Wisconsin area.

    We are currently seeking a motivated Site Civil Design Engineer for full time work in Symbiont’s fast paced yet informal work environment in our Milwaukee, WI or Peoria, IL office. Candidate will be responsible for site civil designs and site development storm water permitting, as well as refining and maintaining Symbiont’s civil design standards and procedures, including the application of AutoCAD Civil 3D. Candidate will be required to assist with municipal and private client civil design work, including developing utility (sewer, storm, water, plumbing) plan and profile drawings and related specifications.

    Candidates must have a minimum of a B.S. in civil or environmental engineering; 5 years of experience in engineering consulting; a professional engineer license; and proficiency with Civil 3D
    software, preparing plans and specifications for bidding, and storm water modeling and permitting. Candidate must be able to effectively coordinate with a larger design team, self-perform work, and receive and provide feedback and mentoring. The ability to manage projects or perform 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.

    Symbiont offers a competitive salary and benefits. Work hours will generally be 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday, though occasionally, earlier or later hours may be required. Symbiont is a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Work Place and a Future 50 firm.

    For more information about Symbiont, please visit our website at: www.symbiontonline.com

    Symbiont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a Drug Free Workplace.


    Entry – to Mid-Level Wastewater/Stormwater Collection System Civil Engineer
    Symbiont
    Milwaukee, WI OR Peoria, IL
    Posted 4-23-2021

     

    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 client base includes multiple Fortune 100 companies, municipalities, and state agencies. Symbiont’s municipal clients are generally located in Midwestern states such as Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan and Indiana. Symbiont provides turnkey design-build services for industrial and commercial clients. Symbiont’s industrial clients are located throughout the United States and include soft drink, bottled water, brewing, beverage bottling, and food processing companies. Symbiont also executes turnkey energy projects throughout the United States treating, processing and delivering renewable natural gas solutions for manure, landfill and other biogas energy sources. Symbiont is an award-winning company and a recognized Top Work Place in the southeastern Wisconsin area.

    We are currently seeking a motivated wastewater/storm water collection system civil engineer for full time work in Symbiont’s fast paced yet informal work environment in our Milwaukee, WI or Peoria, IL office. Candidate will be responsible for assisting with wastewater and storm water collection system evaluation, planning, and design projects to solve municipal collection system problems related to combined and sanitary sewer overflows, flooding, and collection system aging. Candidate also is also
    expected to work on industrial site civil design projects.

    Candidates must have a minimum of a B.S. in civil or environmental engineering; have passed the fundamentals of engineering exam before starting work; collection system analysis or design
    experience; and the ability to learn quickly and stay organized. Candidate must be able to effectively coordinate with a larger project team, self-perform work, and be receptive to feedback and mentoring. Experience with project management; Civil 3D; plan and specification preparation; a mainstream hydrologic/hydraulic modeling program such as SWMM (PCSWMM, XPSWMM, InfoSWMM, etc.) or MIKE URBAN; infiltration and inflow studies; sewer system rehabilitation; site civil design with storm water modeling and permitting; or green infrastructure would be helpful.

    The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience, strong academic credentials, demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent professional and academic references.

    Symbiont offers a competitive salary and benefits. Work hours will generally be 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday, though occasionally, earlier or later hours may be required. Symbiont is a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Work Place and a Future 50 firm.

    For more information about Symbiont, please visit our website at: www.symbiontonline.com

    Symbiont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a Drug Free Workplace.


    Operator Lead / Shift Supervisor
    Veolia North America
    Albertville, MN
    Posted 4-16-2021

     

    To Apply to this position CLICK HERE

    Summary: Veolia provides operation and maintenance operations for the water treatment facilities and distribution systems for the Joint Powers Water Board, City of St. Michael, City of Hanover, and City of Greenfield.

     

    Primary Functions:

    • In conjunction with supervisor, or i n his/her absence, reviews daily team requirements. Oversees work
      assignments to ensure that schedules are met. May recommend changes to schedule to optimize production and/or reduce costs. Ensures that l abor reporting i s accurate and balances with l abor tracking system. Provides feedback to Supervisor on l abor, material and equipment demands needed to achieve schedule.
    • Monitors work assignments and ensures that team members are meeting or exceeding production and
      quality standards. Coaches and trains team members to i ncrease skill l evel and to i mprove productivity,
      safety, quality and processes i n a cost effective manner. Trains team members to troubleshoot and resolve
      problems.Provides technical guidance, troubleshoots, resolves or coordinates resolution of technical
      issues/problems on a pro-active basis. Models and teaches finding cost effective solutions to tasks.
    • Prepares work orders either manually or from a Computer Maintenance Management System as required
      and prepares work related reports, procurement requisitions, charts, graphs and data submittal requirements in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Models safe work practices and provides l eadership i n achieving safety goals. May assist with safety
      training. Ensures that safety awareness i s on going, that good housekeeping i s practiced and that environmental and safety regulatory requirements are met. Reports potential problems to supervisor on a
      timely basis.
    • Performs duties of Operator I and Operations and Maintenance Tech III as required.

     

    JOB REQUIREMENTS

    • High school diploma or GED.
    • Minnesota Class B Water license or ability to obtain a Class B license via reciprocity. Consideration
      may be given to current Class C l icense holders eligible to sit for the Class B exam.
    • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience. Customer service experience preferred.
    • Comfortable with administrative and operational work, i ncluding outdoors i n varying weather climates. Meter reading, sample collection and l aboratory analysis, data collection, confined space entry, equipment maintenance/troubleshooting, grounds maintenance, general housekeeping. General distribution system maintenance.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender i dentity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


    Senior Project Manager
    Milwaukee MSD
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 4-8-2021

     

    SALARY: $87,567.16 – $103,045.66 Annually
    OPENING DATE: 03/31/21
    CLOSING DATE: 04/21/21 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 Manager in the
    Technical Services Division. Reporting to the Section Manager, this position will provide project
    management services for assigned District projects in a manner that ensures completion on
    schedule and within budget. These projects will involve the development of cost-effective
    solutions to wastewater treatment, conveyance, and water quality challenges.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop project scope for assigned capital improvement projects at the District’s water
      reclamation facilities and within the sanitary sewer conveyance system. Ensure projects
      meet operational, environmental, and long-term goals of the District.
    • Prepare schedule and budget estimates for assigned projects.
    • Manage projects to ensure conformance with District policies, procedures, and standards.
    • Ensure projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
    • Prepare requests for proposals (RFPs) for procurement of engineering services related to
      assigned projects. Oversee professional services contracts.
    • Coordinate stakeholders on assigned projects, including contract operator, municipalities,
      utility groups, regulatory agencies, and community groups.
    • Provide quality assurance reviews on projects.
    • Review engineering analyses of the District’s facilities for assigned projects.
    • Assist legal, contract compliance, and construction services staff as needed.
    • Confirm the completion of all required documentation, record documents, and record
      drawings for assigned projects.
    • Follow and comply with safety and work rules and regulations while on project sites.
    • Complete special projects as assigned.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education: Bachelor’s degree in civil/mechanical/environmental/electrical engineering, or related
    discipline.

    • Six to seven years of job related experience; or an equivalent combination of education
      and experience
    • Valid Professional Engineer (PE) license required
    • Planning, design, and project management or construction experience
    • Strong project management skills
    • Communicate clearly, concisely, and accurately
    • Ability to apply engineering principles and practices to the solution of engineering
      problems
    • Experience in managing and controlling project schedules and budgets
    • Scheduling and contract management software experience is preferred
    • Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) experience required
    • Ability to complete OSHA safety, confined spaces and first aid
    • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record at time of application, throughout selection
      process and employment.

     

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

    Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an office
    environment 90% of the time and is exposed to outside weather conditions 10% of the time.
    While outside, or at the treatment plant, employee may be exposed to extreme temperatures,
    wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, noise, fumes, and risk of electrical
    shock. Ability to enter a tunnel or walk on uneven terrain or work in a confined space area,
    ability to access a confined space through a 20-inch diameter opening.

    Requires the use of safety glasses, hard hat, steel-toed shoes, hearing protection, coverall,
    gloves, rain gear, safety vest and self-contained breathing apparatus as dictated by the location
    of work being performed.

    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
    260 W. Seeboth St.
    Milwaukee, WI 53204
    hrapplicants@mmsd.com
    Position #2021-00016
    SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER


    PROJECT MANAGER
    Milwaukee MSD
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 4-8-2021

     

    SALARY: $74,037.01 – $87,134.20 Annually
    OPENING DATE: 03/31/21
    CLOSING DATE: 04/21/21 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 Project Manager in the Technical
    Services Division. Reporting to the Section Manager, this position will provide project
    management services for assigned District projects in a manner that ensures completion on
    schedule and within budget. These projects will involve the development of cost-effective
    solutions to wastewater treatment, conveyance, and water quality challenges.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop project scope for assigned capital improvement projects at the District’s water
      reclamation facilities and within the sanitary sewer conveyance system. Ensure projects
      meet operational, environmental, and long-term goals of the District.
    • Prepare schedule and budget estimates for assigned projects.
    • Manage projects to ensure conformance with District policies, procedures, and standards.
    • Ensure projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
    • Prepare requests for proposals (RFPs) for procurement of engineering services related to
      assigned projects. Oversee professional services contracts.
    • Coordinate stakeholders on assigned projects, including contract operator, municipalities,
      utility groups, regulatory agencies, and community groups.
    • Provide quality assurance reviews on projects.
    • Review engineering analysis of the District’s facilities for assigned projects.
    • Assist legal, contract compliance, and constructions service staff as needed
    • Confirm the completion of required documentation, record documents, and record
      drawings for assigned projects.
    • Assist Senior Project Managers on larger or more complex projects as needed.
    • Follow and comply with safety and work rules and regulations while on project sites.
    • Complete special projects as assigned.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education: Bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental/mechanical/electrical engineering or
    related engineering discipline.

    • Two to three years of job related experience; or an equivalent combination of education
      and experience
    • Planning, design, project management or construction experience
    • Strong project management skills
    • Communicate clearly, concisely, and accurately
    • Ability to apply engineering principles and practices to the solution of engineering
      problems
    • Experience in managing and controlling project schedules and budgets
    • Scheduling and contract management software experience is preferred
    • Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) experience required
    • Ability to complete training on OSHA safety, confined space, and first aid
    • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record at time of application, throughout selection
      process, and employment

     

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

    Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an office
    environment 90% of the time and is exposed to outside weather conditions 10% of the time.
    While outside, or at the treatment plant, employee may be exposed to extreme temperatures,
    wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, noise, fumes, and risk of electrical
    shock. Ability to enter a tunnel or walk on uneven terrain or work in a confined space area,
    ability to access a confined space through a 20-inch diameter opening.

    Requires the use of safety glasses, hard hat, steel-toed shoes, hearing protection, coverall,
    gloves, rain gear, safety vest, and self-contained breathing apparatus as dictated by the location
    of work being performed.

     

    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
    260 W. Seeboth St.
    Milwaukee, WI 53204
    hrapplicants@mmsd.com
    Position #2021-00015
    PROJECT MANAGER


    Engineering Aide (Construction
    Inspector)
    Milwaukee MSD
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 4-8-2021

     

    SALARY: $27.84 – $32.73 Hourly
    $57,909.06 – $68,083.74 Annually
    OPENING DATE: 04/02/21
    CLOSING DATE: 04/23/21 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 ability to use 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 driver’s license and a good driving record at time of application, throughout selection
      process and employment

     

    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.

    Requires the use of safety glasses, hard hat, steel-toed shoes, hearing protection, coverall,
    gloves, rain gear, safety vest and self-contained breathing apparatus as dictated by the location
    of work being performed.

    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
    260 W. Seeboth St.
    Milwaukee, WI 53204
    hrapplicants@mmsd.com
    Position #2021-00018
    ENGINEERING AIDE (CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR)


    Operator
    Madison MSD
    Madison, WI
    Posted 4-8-2021

     

    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 works either on permanent days or nights and has 8-hour and 12-hour shifts. The day/night and daily hour schedule is based on the open position within the 10-person operator schedule. It is anticipated that this particular vacancy will be on days. Operators fill shifts to maintain a minimum of 2-person coverage of plant operating and collection system monitoring. This work involves a variety of light maintenance duties.

    This position will work under the direction of the Operator Supervisor and works closely with other operators, operations engineers, the Operations Supervisor, automation systems integrators, and maintenance staff.

     

    Essential Job Duties

    The following duties are needed for the Operator to achieve results:

    1. Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/wastewater, sludge, and effluent.
    2. Diagnoses operating problems and performs necessary corrective action during work shift
    3. Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels.
    4. Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings and test results to determine process adjustment requirements.
    5. Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control.
    6. Starts and stops pump, engines, and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes.
    7. Maintains shift log and records meter and gauge readings.
    8. Collects samples and submit them to the lab.
    9. Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties.
    10. Use the principles and practices of reliability centered maintenance for identifying and communicating work requests.
    11. Assess and prioritize problems and manage time to accomplish tasks and respond to non-routine events.
    12. Makes operating decisions in absence of supervisory personnel.
    13. Performs related work as required.

     

    Qualifications and Requirements

    Education and Experience

    • Wastewater operations experience preferred.
    • Completion of a two or four-year program in wastewater treatment or a related science degree (or related experience) desirable.
    • State wastewater treatment plant operator certification is preferred. If the selected candidate does not possess this certification, it will be required within the first 12 months of employment, absent extenuating circumstances.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the Operator work group, and other District personnel.
    • Strong ability to review and analyze data and trends for troubleshooting and problem solving.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage time to efficiently and effectively complete tasks.
    • Skilled in the safe use of hand and power tools.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Good computer and mathematics skills. Process Control System (PCS) experience preferred.
    • Proficient with computers and computer programs related to wastewater plant operations and general word processing documents and data spreadsheets.
    • Ability and willingness to be 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.

    Other

    • Candidates must possess a valid Wisconsin’s driver’s license or have the ability to legally drive in the State of Wisconsin.
    • Applicants who are scheduled for an interview will be given a written test.

     

    Physical Requirements

    Work is performed inside and outside the wastewater treatment facilities 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 day and night shifts and may be subject to filling in for coworkers.

    Work may occasionally require exposure to hazardous conditions and noxious chemicals. Work will require performance of tasks outdoors under varying climactic conditions. Work may occasionally require performance of tasks at elevated levels. Work may occasionally require performance of tasks in confined areas. Additional requirements may be specified depending on needs of department and/or tasks required to complete work efforts.

     

    Salary and Benefits

    The pay range is $60,650 to $82,056 a year. We provide excellent benefits, a casual, friendly work environment and support for ongoing development. For more information go to: www.madsewer.org/careers.

     

    How to Apply

    Please submit a resume and cover letter on our website, www.madsewer.org/careers by April 9th.

    The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District is an Equal Opportunity Employer, 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.


    Wastewater Operator
    Lake in the Hills Sanitary District
    Lake in the Hills, IL
    Posted 4-8-2021

     

    Job Title: Wastewater Operator
    Closing Date: April 26, 2021
    Hourly Rate: $22.00 – $29.00 DOQ
    Job Type: Full-time (7:30 – 3:30, M – F)
    Location: Lake in the Hills Sanitary District, 515 Plum Street, Lake in the Hills, Illinois, 60156

     

    Purpose of Position
    This position operates the Lake in the Hills Sanitary District treatment plant in compliance with effluent limitations established in the District’s NPDES permit and manages the biosolids in compliance with the District’s sludge application permit.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    The Wastewater Operator is responsible for operating the wastewater treatment plant in compliance with effluent limitations established in the NPDES permit and managing biosolids in compliance with the sludge application permit. Responsibilities include analyzing data to make necessary adjustments to plant equipment and processes; completing and submitting the monthly eDMR report to IEPA; cleaning plant equipment; communicating with staff regarding needed maintenance and repair of equipment; properly maintaining and repairing equipment; communicating with the Laboratory Technician regarding required NPDES permit testing and needed process control testing; operating the gravity belt thickener and belt filter press for proper sludge management; and performing other duties as may be required.
    This position requires on-call availability for weekend rounds and emergencies (on a rotational basis).

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    IEPA Class 1 license, or ability to obtain within one year
    Valid driver’s license
    Minimum six years activated sludge wastewater operator experience preferred
    Ability to communicate orally and in writing with staff, the public, and other governmental agencies

    Benefits
    IMRF
    Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
    Paid time off
    $200 clothing allowance

    Additional Information
    The Lake in the Hills Sanitary District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

    Send cover letter and resume to Tamara Mueller at tmueller@lithsd.com no later than April 26, 2021.


    Plant Operator (Part-Time)
    Glenbard Wastewater Authority
    Glen Ellyn, IL
    Posted 3-26-2021

     

    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 responsive, courteous and efficient service to the residents of the Villages of Lombard and Glen Ellyn and the general public. This position is part-time on weekends and holidays only.

     

    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.
    • Availability to perform functions solely on weekends and/or holidays.

     

    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 B 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:

    This position works weekends and holidays, or outside normal business hours; between 16 – 40 hours per month, with flexible start times and hours between 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. Shifts are generally 4 hours or 8 hours per shift.

     

    SALARY/BENEFITS:

    The starting pay offered for this part-time position is $22.12/hr but may be adjusted depending on qualifications.  This position is non-exempt under FLSA, with no fringe benefits.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    1. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: applicants@glenellyn.org.  Hard copies (faxed, mailed, hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.
    2. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #14-21 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 Friday, April 23, 2021 at 5:00 pm.  Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Human Resources at 630-469-5000.

    Field Services Team Leader
    NEW Water
    Green Bay, WI
    Posted 3-19-2021

     

    SUMMARY:

    In support of the NEW Water culture of Safety, Respect, Team, and Environment, the Field Services Team Leader is responsible for coordinating the daily work required to operate, troubleshoot, and perform predictive and corrective maintenance on the NEW Water’s wastewater lift stations, meter stations and interceptor systems. Reviews and creates high priority work requests for Field Service Technicians, assigns the work, provides specific direction, and inspects the completed work of the Field Service Technicians to maintain efficient operation and equipment reliability of the conveyance system.

     

    Supports the Pretreatment Program through coordinating and performing industrial sampling and inspection activities. Responsible for organizing, planning and implementing decisions that ensure compliance with State and Federal permit requirements; and for collecting representative wastewater data which drives most all revenue streams including NEW Water’s customer wastewater treatment service billing program, hauled waste program, and other revenue initiatives.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Associate’s Degree (or Equivalent) in Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Sciences, Civil Engineering or related field of study is required. Completion of the Wisconsin Wastewater Operators State Apprenticeship Program may substitute for the associate’s degree.  6 years of operating experience in progressively responsible wastewater field is required. An equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience will also be considered.

    To apply and for a complete job description, salary and benefits information, visit the NEW Water website: www.newwater.us.


    Field Services Intern
    NEW Water
    Green Bay, WI
    Posted 3-19-2021

     

    SUMMARY:

    In support of the NEW Water culture of Safety, Respect, Team, and Environment, the Field Services Intern provides support to the Field Services Department with specific attention to the Pretreatment and Hauled Waste Programs.  The position is responsible for assisting with administering the industrial pretreatment program in accordance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations and assisting with the operation and maintenance of NEW Water’s conveyance system.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Pretreatment Duties
      • Review and maintain data and reports used to submit to the DNR for compliance.
      • Assist Field Services with collecting compliance monitoring samples at industries.
      • Assist Field Services with conducting annual compliance monitoring inspections at industries in accordance with the Federal and State Pretreatment Regulations.
      • Lead NEW Water’s Industrial Achievement Awards.

     

    • Hauled Waste Duties
      • Select, collect, and transport hauled waste samples to NEW Water’s internal laboratory. Complete chain-of-custody and other regulatory paperwork.
      • Restock materials and maintain cleanliness and organization of the hauled waste receiving site.
      • Review, edit, and enter transaction information into septage receiving software, as needed, to ensure accuracy for treatment plant records and invoicing.
      • Review, analyze, and maintain hauled waste analytical data and transaction information.
      • Audit equipment integrity at septage receiving stations.
      • Review CCTV recorded video periodically and as needed to assist with investigations.

     

    • Field Service Conveyance System Duties
      • Assists in calibration and maintenance of confined space gas monitors.
      • Assists in Diggers Hotline ticket screening and conducting accurate and timely field locates to adequately protect NEW Water’s interceptor and force main systems from service area construction activities.
      • Assists with interceptor manhole inspections to support CMOM including maintaining records within an Access database.
      • Assists with collecting representative wastewater samples from the various sites for WPDES permit and customer billing parameter analyses.
      • Assists with instrumentation set up and data management of portable flow meters and sampling equipment in support of sub-basin flow monitoring program.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    The individual must be a student working toward a degree in environmental science, chemistry, engineering, biology, or a related discipline.

     

    To apply, review a complete position description, and review hourly rate information, visit the NEW Water website: www.newwater.us.


    Sanitary Collection Systems Supervisor
    Rochester Public Works
    Rochester, MN
    Posted 3-16-2021

     

    SUMMARY:

    The City of Rochester, MN Public Works Department operates and maintains the infrastructure required to convey and treat the City of Rochester’s wastewater at the Water Reclamation Plant. The Sanitary Collection Systems Supervisor is a supervisory and technical position engaged in the planning, construction, maintenance, and logistics related to the sanitary sewer system. Typical job duties may include, but are not limited to: leading, managing and directing the work of assigned employees; serving as the City’s sanitary system subject-matter expert; coordinating the efforts of external consultants and City employees/departments performing sanitary system work through effective communication, budget management, and project planning; and working effectively as part of the Water Reclamation Plant leadership team.

    Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific field and at least four years of experience in the design or the operations and maintenance of municipal sanitary or storm sewer systems. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may also be considered. A valid driver’s license is also required.

    An individual selected for this position who does not possess a MN Class C Sewer System Operator licensure or a Class A Sewer System Operator licensure at the time of hire must achieve these requirements within the specified timelines as a condition of continued employment. A MN Class C Sewer System Operator licensure will be required within one year, and within four years of hire a MN Class A Sewer System Operator licensure.

    Priority consideration will be provided to applications submitted by April 4, 2021.
    For more information and to apply online, go to: www.rochestermn.gov
    “First-Class City, First-Class Service”
    Equal Opportunity Employer


    Water Filtration Operator
    City of Oshkosh
    Oshkosh, WI
    Posted 3-17-2021

     

    SUMMARY:

    Now hiring a Water Filtration Operator!  Apply online at www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us.

    When you join our team, you join a culture which encourages and supports career development, rewards hard work and excellence, and values diversity.

     

    What Your Job Will Be
    Control and operate equipment. Safely and efficiently operate equipment as necessary to assure proper operations of pretreatment basin, shore well, low lift pumps, rapid mix, floculator, dual media filters, ozone system, granular activated carbon filters, dry chemical feeders, liquid chemical feeders, gaseous chemical feeders, finished water reservoirs (clear wells), emergency generators, high lift pumps and chlorination;

    Maintain and prepare necessary records. Maintain and prepare all necessary plant operating records, logs and charts and preform laboratory testing for process control. .

    Maintain equipment. Take corrective action, make repairs to equipment and assist others in repairs and/or maintenance when necessary.

    Regulate water flow. Regulate water flow through the treatment plant and make adjustments in the process in accordance with prescribed standards.

     

    Skills You Will Need
    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, the ability to obtain a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a Grade T, Class S Surface Water Waterworks Operator Certifications within one year of hire, and possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

    Knowledge. Knowledge of the methods, practices and principles of operation of Water Filtration Plant equipment and standard practices, techniques and principles of water treatment.

    Flexibility. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions, be able to work near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places, and be able to work in confined spaces.

     

    Why You Will Love Working With Us
    Great Work Environment. Our employees share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness and communication.

    Safe. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting our employees.

    Meaningful Work. The work we do has a direct impact on the lives of our residents and those who visit our beautiful city – and every employee contributes.

    Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, Employer-Sponsored Health Clinic, Wellness Program, plus much more.

    Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, holidays and sick time immediately upon hire.

    Save for the Future. State of Wisconsin Pension with City match, 457 Deferred Comp Plan, 457 Roth Plan, Payroll Roth IRA, and Employee and Dependent Life Insurance.

    Training and Development. On the job training! Tuition Reimbursement makes it easier for our employees to meet their career goals.

    The City of Oshkosh is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.


    WWTP Operator-In-Training
    NEW Water, the brand of Green Bay MSD
    Green Bay, WI
    Posted 3-9-2021

     

    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 $23.47-$33.13.

    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 $26.28-$37.10.

    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 facilities.
    • 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.


    Field Services Technician (FST)
    NEW Water, the brand of Green Bay MSD
    Green Bay, WI
    Posted 2-21-2021

     

    SUMMARY:

    In support of the NEW Water culture of Safety, Respect, Team, and Environment, the Field Services Technician is responsible for protecting the public health and welfare of NEW Water’s customers, the wastewater conveyance system, its tributary treatment facilities and the watershed. Responsible for operating, troubleshooting, performing predictive and corrective maintenance on the NEW Water’s wastewater lift stations, meter stations and interceptor system. Supports the Pretreatment Program through industrial sampling and inspection activities. Responsible for organizing, planning and implementing decisions that ensure compliance with State and Federal permit requirements; and for collecting representative wastewater data which drives most all revenue streams including NEW Water’s customer wastewater treatment service billing program, hauled waste program, and other revenue initiatives.

    The position requires work on weekends, timely response to emergencies 24/7/365, exhibit a high degree of safety awareness of roadway, chemical, sewerage system hazards and performing confined space entry into sewerage systems.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    A minimum of two years of operating experience in progressively responsible wastewater field is required.  Associate’s degree in Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Sciences, Civil Engineering or related field of study is required.  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.  An equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience will also be considered.

     

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

     


    Water Resources Internship
    NEW Water, the brand of Green Bay MSD
    Green Bay, WI
    Posted 1-21-2021

     

    SUMMARY:

    Performs responsible technical work under the direct supervision of the NEW Water’s Water Resources Specialist and Watershed Specialist.  This is a seasonal position which is not eligible to receive fringe benefits.

     

    The duties of this position involve support activities affiliated with NEW Water’s Aquatic Monitoring Program (AMP), whole effluent toxicity testing, watershed work, and special projects conducted by the Water Resources Specialist or Watershed Specialist.

     

    Work is performed with initiative and minimal supervision in accomplishing delegated duties.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Must be a student working toward a degree in environmental science, biology, aquatic science, toxicology, or a related discipline.  Should have completed coursework in aquatic biology, chemistry, limnology and/or toxicology.

     

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


    PROJECT ENGINEER
    FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
    South Elgin, IL
    Posted 1-14-2021

     

    SUMMARY:

    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.
    Equal Opportunity Employer

     


    Environmental Compliance Specialist
    NEW Water
    Green Bay, WI
    Posted 1-14-2021

     

    SUMMARY:

    In support of the NEW Water culture of Safety, Respect, Team, and Environment, the Environmental Compliance Specialist assumes overall responsibility for ensuring that NEW Water achieves compliance with all applicable environmental regulatory requirements.

     

    The Environmental Compliance Specialist assumes overall responsibility for ensuring that NEW Water achieves compliance with all applicable requirements under the following regulatory programs:  National/Wisconsin Permit Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES/WPDES) for water quality; the Clean Air Act for air quality; the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) for hazardous waste management; Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) for oil storage and management; the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) for safe storage of hazardous materials and communication with local emergency responders; Wisconsin Administrative Code ATCP 93 for proper storage of flammable, combustible, and hazardous materials; 40 CFR Part 503 for biosolids management; OSHA 1910.120 for hazardous materials spill response; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and NR 706 for hazardous materials spill reporting.

     

    This is highly responsible, self-directed, professional work that involves the application of a wide range of advanced skills and knowledge of the regulatory framework.  The Environmental Compliance Specialist ensures that current requirements are met while also anticipating future needs by keeping up to date as new regulations are introduced and existing regulations are changed.  The Environmental Compliance Specialist also evaluates proposed NEW Water projects for potential regulatory impacts so preparations can be made as far in advance as possible.

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    A minimum of six year of experience in environmental regulatory compliance related to the following: Clean Air Act/Title V Compliance; hazardous, non-hazardous, and universal waste management; Clean Water Act, including NPDES permits and SPCC; spill management; hazardous materials storage (ATCH Ch. 93); EPCRA is preferred.  Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Health and Safety or related field required.

     

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

    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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