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

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

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

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


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

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

     

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

     

    Qualifications:

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

     

    Interested applicants please contact:

    Ally Haro
    Corporate Recruiter
    allyson.haro@veolia.com

     

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


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

    DESCRIPTION:

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

     

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

     

    Position Requirements:

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

     

    Physical Demands:

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

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

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

     


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

    DESCRIPTION:

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

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

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

     

    Position Requirements:

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

     

    Physical Demands:

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

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

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

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

     


    Plant Operator (Part Time)
    Glenbard Wastewater Authority
    Glen Ellyn, IL
    Posted 10-29-2019

    DESCRIPTION:

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

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

    SALARY/BENEFITS:

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

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

     

    THE GLENBARD WASTEWATER AUTHORITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

     


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

    DESCRIPTION:

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

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

    Monthly Maintenance:

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

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

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

     


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

    DESCRIPTION:

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

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

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

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

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

    Please refer to Job No . WI 10152019 – FTMSEE

     


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

    DESCRIPTION:

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

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

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

     

    SALARY: $19.94/hr. plus excellent benefits

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

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

     


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

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

    Purpose of Position

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

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

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

    Additional Functions

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

    http://www.cityofracine.org/

    Qualified applicants must include a cover letter and resume.

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

    AA/EEO/ADA EMPLOYER


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

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

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / JOB DUTIES

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

     

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

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and EXPERIENCE

    Educational Background

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

    Job Skills/ Characteristics

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

    Experience/ Knowledge

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

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

     

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

     

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

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

    All candidates can apply by CLICKING HERE


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

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

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

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

    http://www.cityofracine.org/

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

    AA/EEO/ADA EMPLOYER


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

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

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

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

    REQUIREMENTS:

    WPCC Operator II*:

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

    WPCC Operator I*:

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

     

    WPCC Operator-In-Training*:

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

    Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

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

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

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

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

     

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

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

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

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

     

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


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

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

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

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

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Water Utility Operator II*:

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

    Water Utility Operator I*:

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

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

     

    Water Utility Operator-In-Training*:

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

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

    Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

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

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

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

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

     

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

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

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

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

     

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


    WWTP Operator-In-Training
    NEW Water
    Green Bay, WI
    Posted 8-29-2019

    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.

    Advancement opportunities exist for this person to move into a Treatment Operator position in Pay Grade 9 upon successfully completing all training and upon approval by the Treatment Manager.  The Pay Grade 9 hourly rate range is $25.41-$35.87.

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

    Plant Operation:

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

    Safety:

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

    Research and Development:

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

    Coordinating, Scheduling, and Requisitioning:

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

    Job Qualifications

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

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


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

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

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

    NATURE OF WORK:

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

    TYPICAL DUTIES:

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

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

    REQUIREMENTS:

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

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

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

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

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

    Description:

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

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

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

    Responsibilities and Duties

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

    Education and Qualifications

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

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


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

    Description:

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

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

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

    Responsibilities and Duties

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

    Education and Qualifications

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

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


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

    Location: Village of Bloomingdale, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

    Department: Utilities: Water Reclamation Facility

    Job Status: Not Specified

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

    Status: Accepting Applications

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

    Purpose of Position

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

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

    Additional Functions

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

    Minimum Qualifications

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

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

    Performance Aptitudes

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

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

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


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

    DESCRIPTION

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

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

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


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

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

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

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

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

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

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

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

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

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


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

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

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

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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

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

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


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

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

    WHO WE ARE:

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

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

    WHAT YOU WILL DO:

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

    WHAT YOU WILL LOVE:

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

    WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

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

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

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

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

     

    Position # 2019-00036 – Project Manager-Electrical Engineer


    Water Operator
    City of Rochester
    Rochester, MN
    Posted 6-20-2019

    SUMMARY OF JOB:

    The Water Operator is responsible for daily operation of the municipal water supply and distribution system to include wells, booster stations, chemical treatment equipment, and water storage facilities. This individual monitors water system performance and operates the system to ensure peak efficiency and reliability. The Water Operator also provides backup service to customers needing assistance with water system related problems and is called on from time to time to perform maintenance on various components of the water system.

    Starting salary is 31.48 per hour with advancement to $37.03

    Minimum qualifications include:
    Education and Experience
    High School diploma or equivalent GED and completion of a formal Water Operator training program and one (1) year of relevant experience in water system operation and maintenance.
    OR
    A high school diploma or equivalent GED and three (3) years of relevant experience in water system operation and maintenance.

    Licenses and Certifications
    Minnesota Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Hazardous Materials Certificate and Air Brake Endorsement required within 90 days as a condition of continued employment.
    Minnesota Class D Water Supply System Operator Certificate at time of hire with ability to obtain Minnesota Class C Water Supply System Operator Certificate within 18 months as a condition of continued employment.

    Applications will be accepted until the vacancies are filled.

    For more information including priority consideration dates to apply, please visit our website, www.rochestermn.gov.

    Equal Opportunity Employer


    Operator 3 – Water Reclamation Plant
    City of Rochester
    Rochester, MN
    Posted 6-20-2019

    SUMMARY OF JOB:

    The Operator 3 is an entry-level position within the Water Reclamation Plant, a municipal wastewater treatment facility. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, performing routine/preventative maintenance; minor equipment/machinery maintenance; cleaning structures; maintaining grounds; operating equipment/vehicles; collecting samples; reading and recording of meters; and completing plant operational functions as assigned.

    Starting salary is $24.35 per hour with advancement to $27.06.

    Minimum qualifications include:
    Education and Experience
    Completion of a diploma program in water environment technologies or related field from an accredited technical college training program
    OR
    Completion of a Building Utility Mechanic (BUM) diploma or degree program and one year of operational experience at a Class B or higher wastewater treatment facility
    OR
    High School diploma or equivalent and three years of operational experience at a Class B or higher wastewater treatment facility

    An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may also be considered.

    Licenses and Certifications
    Applicants must possess noted licensures/certifications at the time of hire and if hired, must continuously maintain licensures/certifications as a condition of continued employment.
    Valid driver’s license
    Minnesota Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Class D certification within one year of hire

     

    Applications will be accepted until the vacancies are filled.

    For more information including priority consideration dates to apply, please visit our website, www.rochestermn.gov.

    Equal Opportunity Employer


    Environmental Technician I or II
    City of Beloit
    Beloit, WI
    Posted 6-20-2019

    SALARY: $20.00 – $27.28 Hourly \ $41,596.00 – $56,752.00 Annually

    DEPARTMENT: Public Works

    DIVISION: Water Recources

    OPENING DATE: 06/14/19

    CLOSING DATE: 07/07/19 11:59 PM

    SUMMARY OF JOB:

    The City of Beloit has one opening and is seeking to hire an individual in the Water Resources Division of the Department of Public Works. The individual hired may be hired as an Environmental Technician I or Environmental Technician II depending upon the qualifications of the successful candidate.

    This position is responsible for identifying, evaluating, preventing, and controlling discharges that can contaminate the natural water resources, as well as the infrastructure to collect, distribute, and treat drinking water, storm water and waste water.

    Qualified candidates will be expected to have a creative, problem-solving approach and well-developed interpersonal communication skills and an ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with staff, elected and appointed officials, government agencies, service and community organizations, private business and the general public.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Environmental Technician I

    1. A valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.
    2. Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, environmental science, biological science, civil engineering, industrial processes, public administration or a closely related field.
    3. Must obtain Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wastewater Operator in Training (DNR OIT) Certification within 36 months of hire.
    4. One to two years of related environmental technician or water resources experience is preferred.
    5. Other combinations of training and/or experience which can be demonstrated to result in the possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position will also be considered.

    Environmental Technician II

    1. A valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.
    2. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, environmental science, biological science, civil engineering, industrial processes, public administration or a closely related field.
    3. Must possess a valid Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wastewater Operator in Training (DNR OIT) Certification.
    4. Three years of environmental technician, water resources, or related experience is required.
    5. Experience in a laboratory environment is preferred.
    6. Other combinations of training and/or experience which can be demonstrated to result in the possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position will also be considered.

    Wages
    Environmental Technician I: $20.00 – $25.98/hour
    Environmental Technician 2: $21.85 – $27.28/hour

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:  http://www.beloitwi.gov


    Environmental Manager
    City of Moline
    Moline, IL
    Posted 6-12-2019

    DESCRIPTION

    Under general supervision, administers and coordinates environmental and storm water activities in the Public Works Department in support of policies, goals and objectives by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate employees. Works in collaboration with other divisions on the operation and maintenance of the water distribution system and stormwater drainage system.  Work is performed exercising considerable independent judgment within the guidelines of established policies and goals.

    REQUIREMENTS

    Training and Experience

    Bachelor degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with a degree in environmental sciences/studies, engineering, or related field with five or more years of professional related experience dealing with environmental protection, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Thorough knowledge of acceptable practices and standards of environmental and storm water management activities; good knowledge of the laws and regulations that impact the work performed and supervised; computerized resources such as spreadsheets, GIS and work and asset management systems.

    Exceptional skill in public, employee and labor relations and in maintaining effective working relationships; skill in the use of spreadsheets, calculators, computers and related technical and scientific equipment.

    Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex technical documents such as policies, regulations, instructions, procedure manuals, diagrams, schedules and labor agreements; respond effectively to inquiries or complaints; write materials using original or innovative techniques or style; effectively communicate complex technical information to managers, elected officials, employees and the general public; identify problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions where little or no standards exist; interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; initiate, coordinate, provide follow-up, and complete diverse projects involving storm water and environmental issues; exercise sound judgment in relation to overall site management goals and objectives.

    Licenses and Certifications

    • Valid Illinois driver’s license or equivalent.
    • Certified Stormwater Manager through the American Public Works Association within two (2) years of hire.

    Physical Demands

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

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, stand, walk, and traverse ditches, embankments, and ravines.  The employee frequently is required to sit; occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and lift and/or move up to 20 pounds; and rarely lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

    Residency

    Non-union employees shall live within a 20-mile radius from the City’s Emergency Center, located at 1630 8th Avenue in Moline, within 1 year of hire.

    Apply Online: www.moline.il.us

    Hours: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Starting Wage: $34.0252 Hourly


    WWTP Operator-In-Training
    NEW Water
    Green Bay, WI
    Posted 5-27-2019

    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. Position is full-time and benefit eligible.

    Plant Operation:

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

    Safety:

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

     

    Research and Development:

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

    Coordinating, Scheduling, and Requisitioning:

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

    Job Qualifications

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

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


    Operations Department Superintendent
    Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District
    Chicago Heights, IL
    Posted 5-27-2019

    DESCRIPTION:

    The Operations Department Superintendent reports directly to the Director of Operations. The position requires an associate’s degree in a technical field and a minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience. Lack of a post high school education or supervisory experience can be offset by additional experience. Strong organizational skills, experience with a computerized control system and Microsoft Office software is required. Must have ability to work with people and direct a work force. Must be able to respond to emergency situations 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  Competitive salary, compensation time, pension and benefits.

    See additional detail at thorncreekbasin.org.


    Chief Water/Wastewater Operator
    Robinson Engineering/City of Watseka
    Watseka, IL
    Posted 5-24-2019

    DESCRIPTION:

    Robinson Engineering, Ltd. (REL) is a full-service engineering firm with specialties in municipal engineering, transportation services, water and waste water management, construction services, storm water management, land surveying, environmental and infrastructure management.

    We are currently partnering with the City of Watseka to hire a Chief Water/Wastewater Operator.  The candidate hired into this position will be an employee of the City of Watseka and will be required to become a member of the Laborer’s Local 751 union.

    We are seeking a candidate with at least three years related work experience with water and wastewater facilities.  This position will provide daily over-site to water and wastewater facilities, oversee the system’s operations and controls, troubleshoot common problems, conduct sampling for process control and regulatory compliance, perform preventative equipment maintenance and will supervise support staff as the department and operations grow.

    A high school graduate (or equivalent) and three years of relevant work experience are required.  Excellent organizational skills, planning skills, verbal and communication skills, and the ability to work independently and problem solve are required.  The ideal candidate would have an IEPA Class 2 wastewater certification and an IEPA Class B water certificate or be able to obtain both within six months of hire (these are not required but highly desired).  In addition, a valid driver’s license is required to be considered for this position.

    Interested applicants should apply online at http://reltd.applicantstack.com/x/openings


    Water/Wastewater Operator
    Robinson Engineering
    Volo, IL
    Posted 5-24-2019

    DESCRIPTION:

    Robinson Engineering, Ltd. (REL) is a full-service engineering firm with specialties in municipal engineering, transportation services, water and waste water management, construction services, storm water management, land surveying, environmental and infrastructure management.  We are currently looking to add to our growing team of dedicated professionals as we continue to make life better for people and help communities realize brighter futures by helping create cleaner water, safer roads, better use of the land.

    We are currently hiring a full-time Water/Wastewater Operator to work in communities in northern Illinois with a home office of Volo, Illinois.

    This position will provide daily over-site to water and wastewater sites, oversee the system’s operations and controls, troubleshoot common problems, conduct sampling for process control and regulatory compliance, perform preventative equipment maintenance and facility upkeep.

    A high school graduate (or equivalent) and two years of related work experience are required. Excellent organizational skills, planning skills, verbal and communication skills, the ability to effectively manage time and the ability to work independently and problem solve are required. The ideal candidate would have an IEPA water or wastewater operator certification but this is not required.  Electrical troubleshooting experience, the ability to safely operate hand and power tools and computer skills are also required.  In addition, a valid driver’s license is required to be considered for this position.

    Robinson offers a competitive compensation package including full medical/dental/vision benefits, paid time off, a matching 401k, profit sharing and more.

    Interested applicants should apply online at http://reltd.applicantstack.com/x/openings


    Maintenance Operator
    City of Waukesha
    Waukesha, WI
    Posted 5-22-2019

    SALARY:                                     $52,560.00 – $70,955.00 Annually

    OPENING DATE:                      05/17/19

    CLOSING DATE:                       06/03/2019    4:00 PM

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

    Starting salary – $52,560; $70,955 achieved through merit increases.

    EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

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

    TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

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

    • Operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a wastewater treatment plant. Hydraulic, chemical and mechanical principles related to wastewater treatment plant operations. The use of electrical meters, testers and standby generators and heavy equipment
    • Mechanical and electrical operations, welding and plumbing.
    • Occupational hazards and the proper safety methods and procedures used to avoid or minimize risks.
    • The use of specialized equipment used in the maintenance and repair of WWTP lift stations.
    • The use of standard office equipment including computers and relevant software programs. (e.g., HMI, GIS and SCADA).
    • Diagnose mechanical operations equipment problems and determine proper remedial measures. Use plant monitoring and control software.
    • Make appropriate repairs to lift station equipment, buildings and grounds.

    Valid Wisconsin driver’s license with an excellent driving record; the ability to complete a pre-employment post offer physical to include drug and alcohol screening upon hire; requires certification(s) in 2 or more of the following: HVAC, electromechanical; plumbing, welding and/or heavy equipment operation; DNR General Wastewater Operator certification, Wastewater subclasses – within one year of hire.

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

    http://www.waukesha-wi.gov

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


    SCADA Technician
    City of Waukesha
    Waukesha, WI
    Posted 5-22-2019

    SALARY:                                     $59,758.00 – $80,672.00 Annually

    OPENING DATE:                      05/17/19

    CLOSING DATE:                       06/14/19 4:00 PM

    DESCRIPTION:
    This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of instrumentation, control, and communication systems at the Wastewater Treatment Plant and pumping stations.

    Salary Rate: $59,758; maximum $80,672 achieved through merit increases.

    EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    1. Performs complex diagnostics to analyze problems and make repairs; replaces components associated with instrumentation and control systems, PLCs, SCADA, dialers, alarm, radio and associated telemetry
    2. Creates and maintains databases.
    3. Programming for PLCs, HMIs, SCADA, radio, miscellaneous devices, communication, and database management.
    4. Monitors and maintains computer networks for the treatment
    5. Performs electrical testing and routine repair of equipment control panels, MCCs, VFDs, lighting; performs other general electrical maintenance and repairs as required at the WWTP and pump stations, including
    6. Establishes and implements scheduled control system maintenance and calibration programs for all system equipment, including transmitters, transducers, flow metering devices, controllers, samplers and analytical equipment; assists with maintaining plant-wide electronic preventive maintenance and CMMS
    7. Maintains all records associated with instrumentation, control and communication
    8. Makes corrections or changes as needed to as-build electrical and control drawings; documents and backs up programming for PLCs, VFDs, and other
    9. Monitors, inspects and coordinates work of outside contractors and plant staff involving any electrical, control and communications type
    10. Makes or assists with emergency repairs during off hours as
    11. Assists in planning for
    12. Makes general system improvements to controls, SCADA, remote
    13. Verifies operation of submitted and introduced

    TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    Graduation from a technical school or college with an Associate’s Degree or equivalent in Electrical Technology or a related field, and at least 4 – 6 years of experience in maintenance, calibration and repair of electrical control systems in an industrial setting, and preferably in a wastewater treatment facility; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, ability and skills:

    • Operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of the WWTP and pump stations.
    • The methods, materials, equipment and instrumentation used in the maintenance, repair and calibration of electronic control systems.
    • Occupational hazards and the proper safety methods and procedures used to avoid or minimize risks.
    • The use of specialized equipment used in the maintenance and repair of WWTP systems and pumping stations.
    • The use of standard office equipment including computers and relevant software
    • Perform troubleshooting and repair of electrical control systems. Understand and follow instructions.
    • Work independently with minimal supervision. Complete assignments in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Keep records and make reports.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, supervisors and co- workers.
    • Reading and interpreting electrical prints, schematics, ladder logic and diagrams. Oral and written communications.
    • The use of technology including advanced computer programming, specialized equipment, hardware and software related to the essential job functions.

    Necessary Special Requirements:

    Valid Wisconsin driver’s license with excellent driving record; the ability to complete a pre- employment post offer physical to include drug and alcohol screening upon hire.

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

    http://www.waukesha-wi.gov

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


    Automation Systems Integrator Technician
    Madison Metropolitan SD
    Madison, WI
    Posted 5-9-2019

    SUMMARY:

    The District is seeking a detail oriented and creative system integrator who enjoys working independently to build and troubleshoot PLC and SCADA systems. The ideal candidate will take initiative to solve complex controls issues and enjoy collaborating with and educating end-users. If you want to dive deep into understanding a single system without the need to travel this may be the job for you!

    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.

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

    About the Position

    The Automation Systems Integrator Technician will work with a team of SCADA system users with responsibility for implementation, development, and maintenance of the District’s process control automation. This includes wastewater treatment plant process control, pumping station control and communication, data transfer to database systems, system documentation, human machine interface (HMI) device programming and configuration, and SCADA system software programming and configuration to support wastewater operations.

    We are looking for a proactive self-starter who can communicate well with a variety of people and bring creativity to their work. This is an exciting opportunity (that doesn’t require travel) to work with a sustainable organization that values people, teamwork, creativity, integrity, and balance. We only hire the best and we retain our talented and dedicated people!

    What You Would Do

    • Develop, and maintain controller programming including standards, machine level, HVAC, local control panel, and overall process control programming for wastewater treatment and pumping station control.
    • Build, configure and maintain HMI and SCADA system displays and tools.
    • Create and maintain process and system documentation and standards.
    • Maintain an I/O list database and the controller communications system for District facilities.
    • Develop and maintain Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)
    • Assist senior level Automation Systems Integrator with planning, design, development, and maintenance of the District’s automation systems.
    • Integrate and commission new or upgraded control systems.
    • Maintain a computer files for the system and define a file backup system.
    • Maintain process control system hardware.
    • Maintain and optimize SCADA network communications.
    • Train personnel on automation system standards and procedures.

    What We Are Looking For

    • A minimum of a two-year technical degree in Automated Manufacturing System Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology or related field.
    • Two years of relevant experience is desired. Relevant experience must involve the use of hardware and software systems that we deploy.
    • Understanding of electrical safety.
    • SCADA system problem solving.
    • Programming and supporting Rockwell Automation (Allen Bradley) systems and a SCADA HMI.
    • Experience developing advanced PLC and SCADA HMI programming including standards.
    • Writing and presenting documentation and training of end-users.
    • Shall demonstrate initiative and motivation as indicated by present and past experience.
    • Shall be organized, self-managed, and responsible person capable of initiating and completing projects, programs, and plans with minimal supervision.

    Salary and Benefits

    We provide a competitive salary, excellent benefits, a casual, flexible work environment and support for ongoing training and development.  For more information go to: www.madsewer.org/careers

    How to Apply

    Submit a cover letter and resume on our website, www.madsewer.org/careers. This position will be posted until filled.

    MMSD is committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusiveness and seeks to create a cooperative, welcoming community for all. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


    Asset & Maintenance Management System Administrator
    Madison Metropolitan SD
    Madison, WI
    Posted 5-9-2019

    SUMMARY:

    The District is seeking a collaborative systems thinker to build a new position with our organization, Asset and Maintenance Management System Administrator. The ideal candidate will take initiative to solve complex system issues by understanding how processes and people work together. This position will work at all levels of the organization to ensure our CMMS system meets business needs and fosters efficiency, data integrity, planning and meaningful reporting.

    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.

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

    About the Position

    The Asset and Maintenance Management System Administrator provides lead business support and analysis for the software system that supports the district’s asset maintenance management program and asset investment planning. The administrator ensures that the system meets business and user needs; is maintained with high integrity; and is used effectively for reporting, analysis, and program evaluation. Through this work, the administrator helps the asset management and maintenance programs achieve their goals of managing risk and costs for the long-term benefit of district customers.

    The district is starting a several year project to select and implement a new CMMS and a separate but closely integrated financial system. This position will serve as the project manager for the CMMS side, providing both technical expertise and leadership to the project.

    We are looking for a proactive self-starter who can communicate well with a variety of people and bring creativity to their work. This is an exciting opportunity (that doesn’t require travel) to work with a sustainable organization that values people, teamwork, creativity, integrity, and balance. We only hire the best and we retain our talented and dedicated people!

    What You Would Do

    • Develop a plan for the role, structure, and use of the CMMS system. Monitor and take steps to ensure staff are following policies and practices related to the CMMS system.
    • Take the lead in working with users to identify business requirements, user requirements, training needs, etc. Research alternatives and resolve conflicting requirements.
    • Manage the project to select and implement a new CMMS.
    • Identify workflows and work with IT to determine how the CMMS system can integrate with other software systems.
    • Research and identify needs and opportunities to expand the CMMS system.
    • Create and implement a training program for all users of the system.
    • Develop, evaluate, and update the asset hierarchy and ensure the hierarchy is used correctly.
    • Monitor and evaluate CMMS system data for integrity and suitability for meeting user needs.
    • Lead the setup of the system including user accounts, access controls, work order, and work planning.
    • Develop reports and dashboards to meet user needs. Update KPI’s to support the asset management program and maintenance activities.
    • Work closely with IT staff to ensure data integrity and compliance with IT standards.
    • Perform analysis and lead teams to identify trends, root causes, improvements, and risks.

    What We Are Looking For

    • Bachelor’s degree in a field supporting the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position.
    • Five years’ experience in managing, implementing, or making advanced use of CMMS, asset management programs, or closely related work.
      • Desired: experience in system development and implementation.
      • Desired: experience in business needs assessment in a collaborative setting.
      • Desired: experience in an infrastructure-intensive setting.
    • Strong skills in reliability-centered maintenance and identifying and documenting business processes and user needs. Understands how reliability-centered maintenance planning and asset management work together.
    • Skilled in acting as liaison between the business side and information technology side of the organization.
    • Has solid knowledge of CMMS system software, including configuration and data structures.
    • Experience in managing CMMS system software
    • Strong project management skills.
    • Able to write clearly and verbally communicate in technical and non-technical forms.

    Salary and Benefits

    We provide a competitive salary range of $75,000-$102,000 along with excellent benefits, a casual, flexible work environment and support for ongoing training and development.  For more information go to: www.madsewer.org/careers

    How to Apply

    Submit a cover letter and resume on our website, www.madsewer.org/careers. This position will be posted until filled.

    MMSD is committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusiveness and seeks to create a cooperative, welcoming community for all. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


    Health, Safety and Security Leader
    Madison Metropolitan SD
    Madison, WI.
    Posted 5-6-2019

    SUMMARY:

    The District is seeking an enthusiastic and collaborative safety professional who enjoys leading a diverse and hands-on safety and security program. The ideal candidate will be a trustworthy, confident leader who initiates change by building strong relationships and partnering with others to find practical solutions.

    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.

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

    About the Position

    The Health, Safety and Security Leader is responsible for leading the District’s safety, environmental health and security program to ensure compliance as well a strong safety culture that emphasizes prevention, employee ownership and continuous improvement.  The Health, Safety and Security Leader will develop rapport easily with employees to promote safety and security policies through a variety of methods such as conducting employee training, committee meetings, worksite evaluations and more.

    We are looking for a proactive self-starter who can communicate well with a variety of people and bring enthusiasm to their work. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a sustainable organization that values people, teamwork, creativity, integrity, and balance. We only hire the best and we retain our talented and dedicated people!

    What You Would Do

    • Carry out the safety vision of the district:

    MMSD is committed to health and safety excellence that emphasizes leadership commitment, employee ownership and continuous improvement.  We strive to take a balanced and practical approach to health and safety in order to seamlessly integrate it into everything we do, so our employees can be confident that the right way is always the safe way.”

    • Advise, problem solve, educate and empower employee’s to make sound safety decisions.
    • Develop, implement and maintain safety, security and risk management policies.
    • Manage the workers compensation process including filing claims, work restrictions and return to work documentation.
    • Conduct proactive safety and security audits for a variety of safety programs and work environments such as lab safety, confined space, LOTO, traffic control and fall protection.
    • Conduct incident investigations to identify root cause and develop preventative procedures.
    • Develop and monitor the safety and security budget.
    • Lead ergonomic improvements and conduct ergonomics assessments.
    • Work with engineering to ensure safety and security measures are integrated into construction projects.
    • Lead the safety team and safety meetings.
    • Oversee and conduct safety training monthly and with new employees.
    • Maintain MSDS and DOT paperwork.
    • Manage the workers comp, liability and property insurance and emergency response programs.

    What We Are Looking For

    • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related field is required.
    • A minimum of 4 years of safety experience is required. Security or risk management experience preferred.
    • Knowledgeable in state and federal health and safety regulations and workers compensation.
    • Demonstrated success at interpreting regulations into effective policies and practices.
    • Certified to train CPR, First Aid, and AED within 4 months of hire
    • Shall demonstrate initiative and motivation as indicated by present and past experience.
    • Skilled at establishing trusting working relationships with diverse groups of people.
    • Shall be organized, self-managed, and responsible person capable of initiating and completing projects, programs, and plans with minimal supervision.

    Salary and Benefits

    We provide a competitive salary range of $69,000-$93,000 along with excellent benefits, a casual, flexible work environment and support for ongoing training and development.  For more information go to: www.madsewer.org/careers

    How to Apply

    Submit a cover letter and resume on our website, www.madsewer.org/careers. This position will be posted until filled.

    MMSD is committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusiveness and seeks to create a cooperative, welcoming community for all. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    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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