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    Assistant Director/Project Manager
    Glenbard Wastewater Authority
    Glen Ellyn, IL
    Posted 4-22-2022

     

    DESCRIPTION:

    The Glenbard Wastewater Authority (“the Authority”) is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Assistant Director/Project Manager. The purpose of this position is to assist with planning, directing, and reviewing the various activities of the Authority, including infrastructure related to the wastewater treatment plant facilities; directly oversee the day-to-day management of the Authority’s divisions, assist in management of capital improvement construction projects, and various administrative functions.  Also, coordinate assigned activities with the Villages of Glen Ellyn and Lombard, as well as outside agencies and constituents; participate in preparing the Authority’s multi-year Capital Improvement and Operations Budgets; and provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Authority’s Executive Director.  Other related duties as assigned.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Monitors and participates in complex municipal wastewater plant infrastructure projects.
    • Prepares plans, specifications, cost estimates. and related contract documents for a variety of infrastructure improvement projects.
    • Provide Technical Support to plant staff, contractors, vendors, and engineers.
    •  Assists in day-to-day oversight of selected construction projects, construction activities, processes progress payments, construction change orders, and claims.
    • Makes decisions and/or provides input and recommendations on design, land development, or construction issues.
    • Assists in the process of Soliciting, coordinating, and reviewing work of professional consulting firms engaged in infrastructure related studies, designs, and construction oversight.
    • Assists in development and preparation of budgets, reports, plans, presentations, and supporting documentation.
    • Assists in the development and coordination of the Authority’s multi-year Capital Improvement Program (“CIP”), including developing project descriptions, preliminary budgets, and schedules.
    • Oversees professional and para-professional personnel; reviews work in progress; evaluates performance of assigned staff, serving as coach, mentor and facilitator for individuals and work teams; and serves as Acting Director in Executive Director’s absence.
    • Supervision of Operations, Maintenance, and Electrical Divisions.
    • Direct Supervision of Operations and Maintenance Superintendents, and Electrical and IT staff.
    • Fosters and maintains collaborative work environment.
    • Directs selection, supervision, evaluation, discipline, training and instruction of assigned wastewater treatment staff.
    • Coordinates activities with other divisions, municipalities, and outside agencies to manage various permits, plan reviews, etc. for various projects.
    • Confers with property owners, contractors, architects and the general public concerning interpretation and application of the Authority’s policies, rules and procedures, and other related issues.
    • Facilitates effective interactions with and among professional and technical staff and peers, elected officials, outside agencies, municipal staff, citizens, and other stakeholders to ensure that information is shared, opportunities to be involved are available, and informed consent among affected interests is attained where possible.
    • Attends, participates, and represents the Authority on a variety of in-house and regional technical and planning committees.  Conducts and/or participates in public hearings and commission meetings, as needed, to explain program plans, provide subject matter expertise, and solicit input from the public and/or elected and appointed officials.
    • Resolves regulatory, implementation, and/or interpersonal conflicts with individuals, groups and members of the public.  Responds to public complaints regarding infrastructure projects and initiatives.
    • Assists Executive Director with activities, operations, and services related to budget, administration, staff development and operations.  Seeks and supports continual improvement related to program outputs.
    • Carries out comprehensive plans, goals and objectives in assigned program area.  Prepares recommendations on a variety of public policy issues, procedural requirements, plans and ordinances.

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in or equivalent in water, wastewater, science, engineering, construction management, or related field. Master’s degree, Professional Engineers License, or similar credentials pertaining to the degree held is a plus.
    • Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Wastewater Operator Certification is a plus.
    • Must have 5 to 7 years of increasingly responsible experience in in wastewater treatment; wastewater treatment infrastructure design and construction engineering experience is preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
    • Minimum of three (3) years of experience supervising and managing the work of contractors, consultants, and/or in-house professionals is a plus.
    • Management/Supervisory experience is a plus
    • Knowledge of laws, regulations, and practices related to the business of municipal or wastewater treatment. Previous field /construction inspection experience is required.
    • Valid driver’s license required at time of hire.
    • Must be a self-starter, and possess the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a variety of stakeholders (e.g. residents, employees, senior management, and elected officials).
    • Proven ability to think quickly on his/her feet, and be able to use good judgment in effectively defining and solving problems.
    • Must also be able to tactfully take control of a situation, and also be able to effectively delegate and prioritize work.
    • Possess well developed skills in effective service delivery, project and time management, creative problem solving, and team building.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, and listening skills.
    • The ability to perform complex mathematical calculations, and be able to prepare and monitor operating and capital budgets, and various project reports.
    • Must have outstanding project management skills; the ability to research, write, and draft grant applications is a plus.
    • Previous public speaking/presentation experience is desirable.
    • Candidates must be computer savvy, and have excellent MS Office software skills (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook). GIS Skills are a plus.

    General work schedule is 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Additional hours will be required from time to time depending on workload.

     

    SALARY/BENEFITS:

    The salary range for this position is $83,846 to $127,430 with an excellent fringe benefits package, including participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) defined benefit pension plan. Actual starting salary is negotiable, and will be dependent upon qualifications, experience, and professional achievement.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    1. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and an employment application (click here) to applicants@glenellyn.org.  Hard copies (faxed, mailed, or hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.
    2. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #16-22 Assistant Director/Project Manager – GWA) 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 post offer medical physical with a drug screening.

     

    The position is open until filled; however, review of resumes will begin June 6, 2022. 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


    WWTP UTILITY INTERN
    City of Elmhurst
    City of Elmhurst, IL
    Posted 3-29-2022

    POSITION SUMMARY

    Performs technical and administrative duties in support of the Public Works Utility Division. Responsibilities include assisting utility managers during the summer months with utility projects. Duties include: gathering computerized management maintenance system data, operations of GPS equipment, operations of GPS software, preparing standard operating procedures, and performing other duties as assigned by the Utility management staff.

    Performs field surveys for public works projects.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Must be currently enrolled in a civil engineering, engineering technology, or related bachelor’s degree program.

     

    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter at Elmhurst.org/jobs. Only online submission materials are accepted. This position will remain open until filled.

     

    Salary: $17 per hour

     

    To view the job description, click here.


    WASTEWATER OPERATOR
    City of Marshfield
    Marshfield, WI
    Posted 3-18-2022

     

    The City of Marshfield is seeking qualified applicants for a Wastewater Operator position.

     

    Position Summary:   The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator processes wastewater and biosolids; troubleshoots mechanical, electrical and SCADA issues, records meter and gauge readings; maintains plant logs; performs site-specific maintenance duties for equipment, buildings and vehicles; performs grounds maintenance; collects and analyzes lab samples; operates a gravity belt thickener; enters and maintains computer data; inspects and maintains sanitary sewer lines and manholes; operates and maintains sewer cleaning equipment; operates and maintains sanitary sewer televising; operates lateral televising equipment: enters homes and discusses options with homeowners; performs confined space entry work.

     

    Position Requirements:

    Education:  High school diploma or equivalent is required.  Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Wastewater Treatment or related field is preferred.  Consideration will also be given to specific trades such as plumbing, mechanic, HVAC, and electrical.

    Certification/Licenses:  Wisconsin DNR Wastewater Certification in subclasses A1, B, C, L, P and SS is preferred.   Possession of a valid Wisconsin driver’s license is required.  Required to have, or obtain within 6 months of employment, a Commercial Driver’s License, Class B with Tanker Endorsement.

     

    Residency: 

    As a condition of continued employment with the city, emergency personnel will be expected to maintain residence within a 15-mile radius of city limits. Emergency personnel will be defined as City Administrator, Public Works Director, City Engineer, all Wastewater Utility employees (except Administrative Associate III) and all Street Division employees (except Administrative Associate III). Employees must establish such residency not later than sixty (60) days following completion of their probationary period.  Employees who are required by Ordinance to reside within the 15 mile radius of city limits, and who moves his residence outside of the restriction, shall be deemed to resign his/her position with the City on the date that the transfer of residency takes place, effective immediately.

     

    Pay & Benefits:  Pay range is $24.34 (min) – $28.40 (mid).  The City offers a full benefits package including health/vision, dental, long term disability, flexible spending accounts, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, and WRS retirement plan.

     

    Please refer to our website at https://www.ci.marshfield.wi.us/government/employment.php for full job description and application material.

     

    Application Deadline:  Tuesday, April 5th at 4:30 p.m

    To Apply:

    Please submit cover letter, resume, and application to:

    City of Marshfield, Human Resources
    207 W. 6th St.
    Marshfield, WI 54449
    Phone:  715-387-6597
    e-mail:  hr@ci.marshfield.wi.us 

     

    The City of Marshfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    WPCC MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST
    CITY OF BROOKFIELD
    BROOKFIELD, WI
    Posted 3-18-2022

     

    PURPOSE:  The position of Maintenance Specialist II (WPCC) performs work with the installation, maintenance, and repair of buildings and grounds, including all equipment specific to the treatment of wastewater in the facility and collection system.  Equipment includes mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, HVAC, plumbing, on-road commercial equipment, off-road heavy construction equipment, masonry, carpentry, emergency power generation/backup power units. The incumbent must have a safe working knowledge of all levels of electrical equipment and supply, and the knowledge and ability to repair and maintain specialized laboratory and plant instrumentation, as well as all aspects of IT and communication devices and networks, such as plant and lift station SCADA systems, plant LAN, PLC’s and PLC programming, SCC’s and computer communication networks. This position performs skilled and manual labor.  Reports for duty in emergency situations.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Maintenance Specialist II*:

    • Executes repairs or replacement of equipment as identified by the Assistant Plant Manager or maintenance program.
    • Troubleshoots and repairs problems associated with mechanical equipment or electrical components or devices.
    • Works independently or in concert to troubleshoot plant and lift station controls including reprogramming computer or communications software.
    • Performs preventative maintenance on schedule.
    • Responds to calls and performs emergency repairs. May be required for stand by duty on a rotating basis.
    • Promotes and maintains positive relations with other City department staff and the community in general.
    • Provides oversight on repairs, installation or minor improvement projects and provides technical expertise.
    • Trains on the leadership of small teams and increases knowledge and abilities in the area of CMMS development and implementation.
    • Maintains records of equipment repairs. Orders parts and maintains inventory, as required, in anticipation of equipment repairs.

    Maintenance Specialist I*:

    • Executes repairs or replacements of equipment as identified by the Assistant Plant Manager or maintenance program.
    • Troubleshoots, repairs and makes component or complete change out of equipment including HVAC and devices such as pumps, motors, couplers, etc.
    • Also troubleshoots and makes component replacements on plant SCADA system.
    • Ability to use shop equipment including welders, torches, drill press, grinders, hoist, etc.
    • Assists operators with lift station equipment checks and repairs.
    • May be required for emergency stand by duty on a rotating basis.
    • Promotes and maintains positive relations with other City department staff and the community in general.
    • Trains on high voltage electrical work, PLC programming SCADA and other more technical repairs and maintenance.
    • Performs these tasks commensurate with skills, certifications and ability.
    • Maintains records of equipment repairs. Orders parts and maintains inventory, as required, in anticipation of equipment repairs.

    Maintenance Worker*:

    • Executes equipment maintenance tasks identified by the Assistant Plant Manager or maintenance program to accomplish weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual scheduled equipment maintenance items.
    • Assists on the repair and replacement of WPCC equipment. This includes the ability to utilize shop equipment such as welders, torches, drill presses, grinders and hoists.
    • Trains on the repair and replacement of WPCC equipment and controls and performs minor repairs and maintenance commensurate with knowledge and ability.
    • Completes paperwork associated with scheduled maintenance work order tasks for re-entry into the maintenance computer program.
    • Assists operators or the maintenance crew with plant or lift station equipment repairs.
    • Assists with traffic control for sewer cleaning operation.
    • Reports for emergency call in wet weather pumping events. May be required for stand by duty on a rotating basis.

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

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Maintenance Specialist II*:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma. Associates degree or equivalent in water, wastewater technologies or related technical field preferred.
    2. Certification as a licensed Wastewater Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is preferred.
    3. A minimum of two (2) years of specialized or technical training or experience in electronic and electrical repair, gas and electrical utility supply including safe working

    knowledge of high voltage electrical, full working knowledge of low voltage electrical, computer systems, and power generation.

    1. A minimum of six (6) years experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment, HVAC, sour gas scrubbing and beneficial reuse and other wastewater treatment maintenance activities.
    2. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes B, C, D, N) or ability to obtain within twelve (12) months of appointment.
    3. Ability to report to duty in emergency situations and be on call on a regular basis.

    Maintenance Specialist I*:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma.
    2. A minimum of four (4) years’ experience in maintenance of mechanical equipment.
    3. Knowledge and ability to operate lifting devices, torches, welders, and other tools associated with repair work.
    4. Knowledge of diagnostic testing equipment for instrumentation repair.
    5. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes B, C, N), or obtain within twelve (12) months of appointment.
    6. Knowledge and ability to operate motorized equipment, trucks and tools.
    7. Ability to report to duty in emergency situations and be on call on a regular basis.

    Maintenance Worker*:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma.
    2. A minimum of two (2) years of specialized or technical training in equipment maintenance.
    3. Experience in maintenance of buildings and grounds.
    4. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes B, C, N), or obtain within twelve (12) months of appointment.
    5. Ability to report to duty in emergency situations and be on call on a regular basis.             (Equivalent combinations of training and experience may be considered.)

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

     

    SALARY RANGE:  WPCC Maintenance Specialist  II: (Pay Range 125)  $31.96 – $36.53 per hour with excellent benefits.

        WPCC Maintenance Specialist I:  (Pay Range 124)   $30.74 – $35.14 per hour with excellent benefits.

        WPCC Maintenance Worker: (Pay Range 123)         $29.55 – $33.79 per hour with excellent benefits.  (Appointments are usually made at the beginning of the range).

     

    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 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022.

     

    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


    WPCC OPERATOR
    CITY OF BROOKFIELD
    BROOKFIELD, WI
    Posted 3-18-2022

     

    PURPOSE: The Water Pollution Control Center Operator (WPCC) performs process control of wastewater 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.
    • 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 Assistant Plant Manager or Lead Operator. Responds to sewer complaints and forwards the information to the Assistant Plant Manager.
    • 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,N) (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,N) (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. 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.

     

    2022 SALARY RANGE: WPCC Operator II:  Pay Range 123: $29.55-$33.79 per hour with excellent benefits.

    WPCC Operator I: Pay Range 121: $27.32-$31.23 per hour with excellent benefits.

    WPCC Operator-In-Training: Pay Range 115: $21.59 – $24.69 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 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022

     

    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.


    Maintenance Mechanic
    City of Moorhead
    Moorhead, MN
    Posted 3-18-2022

     

    DESCRIPTION:

    Salary / Pay Rate: $45,938 to $65,626

    Job Type: Full Time

     

    Position Summary:

    The City of Moorhead is accepting applications for a Maintenance Mechanic in the Engineering Department, Wastewater Division. This position will conduct preventative and corrective maintenance on wastewater and stormwater equipment, inspect facilities and lift stations, identify and repair deficiencies, maintain records and files, and related work as required.

     

    Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED
    • One year experience in operating and performing minor maintenance of heavy duty trucks and equipment along with experience in the maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical and pumping equipment

     

    Special Requirements:

    • Minnesota Wastewater Treatment Facility Class D Operator or S-D Certificate or 2-C Boiler License within one year of hire
    • Valid class A commercial driver’s license with tanker and air brake endorsement within one year of hire

     

    To Apply:

     

    City of Moorhead is an equal opportunity employer.


    Facility Operator
    City of Moorhead
    Moorhead, MN
    Posted 3-18-2022

     

    DESCRIPTION:

    Salary / Pay Rate: $47,799 to $68,284

    Job Type: Full Time

     

    Position Summary:

    The City of Moorhead is accepting applications for a Facility Operator in the Wastewater Division of the Engineering Department. This technical position performs intermediate work operating a wastewater treatment plant, collecting samples, performing tests, monitoring and ensuring regulatory and permit requirements are met, evaluating and troubleshooting facility operations and maintenance, preparing and maintaining records and files, and related work as required.

     

    Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED and two years experience working in a wastewater treatment facility or related field OR Associates/Technical degree in water and wastewater or related science field.

     

    Special Requirements:

    • Minnesota Wastewater Treatment Facility Class C Operator license within 18 months of hire
    • Valid driver’s license

     

    To Apply:

     

    City of Moorhead is an equal opportunity employer.


    Water/Wastewater Utility Distribution & Collection Technician
    City of South Milwaukee
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 3-18-2022

     

    DESCRIPTION:

    Deadline: April 3rd 2022 at 11:59 PM

    Position Objectives:

    The City of South Milwaukee (population 21,000), located in Milwaukee County, is accepting applications for the position of Distribution and Collection Technician.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Under general supervision and direction of the Distribution and Collections Manager and the Water/Wastewater Superintendent, the Distribution and Collections Technician performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled maintenance work, and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of the city’s water supply, treatment, distribution, and collection facilities and systemsThis position qualifies as emergency personnel as permitted by Wis. Stat. Sec. 66.0502.

     

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Graduation from high school or equivalent credentials.
    • Three years recent experience in water distribution or sanitary/storm water system construction, repair and maintenance obtained by working for a water utility, wastewater facility, or related construction experience.
    • Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License required and must be maintained during tenure.
    • Must possess or obtain a valid Commercial Driver’s License within three (3) months of beginning position and must be maintained during tenure.
    • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification preferred; DNR Subclass “SS” to be acquired within three (3) years of appointment.
    • Possession of a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources D-1 Water System Operator Certification within one year of hire.
    • Possession of a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources SS Sanitary Sewage Collection System Operator Certification within one year of hire.

     

    Benefits:

    Salary Range: $47,756 to $61,422.

     

    More Information:

    The position application can be found here.

     

    Contact:

    Patrick Brever, Assistant City Administrator

    2424 15th Ave, South Milwaukee, WI 53172

    (414) 768-8051

    brever@smwi.org


    ENVIRONMENT HEALTH SPECIALIST
    City of Oshkosh
    Oshkosh, WI
    Posted 3-18-2022

     

    DESCRIPTION:

    Salary: This position is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position with a full benefits package. Compensation starts at $26.11 per hour.

     

    The City of Oshkosh, Wisconsin is searching for a full-time Environment Health Specialist.  This position is responsible for assisting with all aspects of the City’s Water Utility water testing, monitoring, and reporting in consultation with the Water Filtration Plant Manager, Water Filtration Operations Supervisor, and the Environmental Health Specialist II to support compliance with all state and federal regulatory requirements.

     

    Qualified candidates will possess an Associate’s Degree in Water, Wastewater, or a related field, at least one (1) year of work experience in a laboratory certified for drinking water testing, and possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle as outlined in the travel policy.  Additionally candidates will need to possess a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Water Operator’s License in Surface Water and Distribution, or the ability to obtain these licenses within one year of hire.

     

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

     

    The City of Oshkosh is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    Wastewater/Water Engineering Leader
    Brown & Caldwell
    Milwaukee, WI
    Posted 3-18-2022

     

    DESCRIPTION:

    Our Midwest Area has an exciting job opportunity for a self-motivated engineer to join our Wisconsin team in the role of Wastewater and/or Water Engineering Leader.  This is an exciting opportunity to partner with senior management to lead and develop the growth and profitability of the wastewater and/or water business in Wisconsin and the Midwest while providing leadership and mentoring to staff.

     

    Detailed Description:

    • Work closely with the Local Office Leader, Midwest Area Leadership, and other team members to help lead the development and execution of the Midwest Area water/wastewater business plan and meet company objectives including growth, profitability and diversification targets in the Midwest Area and East Region
    • Coordinate with other team members in Wisconsin and the Midwest Area on strategic goals and initiatives and manage workload planning and staffing
    • Market, develop, plan and manage municipal and industrial engineering projects with full technical responsibility
    • Provide leadership in obtaining and developing new key clients each year in connection with planned targets and with the assistance of other senior staff in the office and region
    • Resolve client issues in a professional and appropriate manner, and promote/insure project execution and delivery
    • Supervise, mentor, and encourage professional growth while providing direction and leadership to the wastewater staff in the Wisconsin offices (Milwaukee, Middleton) and other Midwest office locations
    • Provide marketing and technical leadership and support during the procurement and execution of key projects
    • Successfully manage and deliver projects on time and on budget
    • Conduct technical evaluations to support planning and design related to wastewater/water systems, and wastewater/water treatment
    • Prepare and review technical memoranda, reports, drawing, specifications, and miscellaneous contract documents and deliverables
    • Supervise and coordinate the work of others on projects including remote design staff to ensure proper and timely execution on projects
    • Participate in BC’s QA/QC process
    • Facilitate and implement company HR approach, training, progression advancement, and staff development programs

     

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    • B.S. degree in Engineering with an Environmental focus (or related engineering discipline) required; M.S. degree preferred
    • Professional registration in the State of Wisconsin or the credentials to obtain registration in a timely manner is also required
    • Candidate should have a minimum of 10 years of increasingly-responsible experience with managing, mentoring and growing a profitable group or practice
    • Strong communication and management skills along with business development/marketing experience essential
    • Previous professional experience in the study, design, and construction administration of wastewater and/or water facilities is required
    • The candidate should have the ability to successfully manage clients and projects in a collaborative fashion
    • Good technical skills with the ability to articulate ideas and concepts both visually and contextually are required
    • Candidate should be versatile and interested in managing, marketing, and executing on a variety of projects supporting Engineering Services
    • Excellent technical writing and communication skills required
    • Candidate should be a self-starter, results-oriented and be able to work under tight deadlines

     

    Click Here to Apply


    Water Utility Superintendent
    City of Port Washington
    Port Washington, WI
    Posted 3-18-2022

     

    DESCRIPTION:

    Incorporated in 1882, Port Washington is a historic fishing village located along the shores of Lake Michigan, 30 minutes north of downtown Milwaukee. Port Washington today is a tourist destination with a vibrant downtown and community events. The city’s growth in the last three decades has exceeded 25%. A full-service municipality, the City seeks a skilled professional to direct and manage the Village’s Water Utility, with opportunities for future growth.

    The Water Utility Superintendent is responsible for the operation of the City’s four MGD surface water filtration plant, three elevated storage tanks, a 68+ mile distribution system, and over 5,000 metered customers. The Superintendent supervises a staff of four plant operators and five additional employees who perform maintenance duties at the plant, pump stations, towers, and distribution system. The Superintendent helps prepare and manage the operating and capital budgets for the water utility totaling more than $3.2 million, plus annual capital spending averaging $1.0 million. The position works closely with the Street Commissioner and Wastewater Superintendent, and reports to the Director of Public Works.

     

    The new Superintendent can expect to:

    • Lead the water utility as it undertakes in 2023 a $17 million plant improvement project adding UV treatment, emergency power supply and with other electrical upgrades
    • Guide the Water Utility toward compliance with upcoming lead abatement requirements within the distribution system including lead service pipe replacement
    • Take on full conversion to an automated radio read system of water meters
    • Undertake annually one mile of water-main replacements
    • Meet the high standards of service quality that the utility’s customers have come to enjoy assuring that the organization’s culture is focused on responsiveness to the community; and
    • Examine staffing levels, workforce deployment and retention issues, and succession planning needs.

     

    The successful candidate will:

    • Have a record of responsiveness, problem solving and decisiveness
    • Have a desire to work collaboratively with City departments in the delivery of City services
    • Possess well-developed skills in effective service delivery, project and time management, creative problem solving and team building
    • Have excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills; and
    • Ideally have some supervisory experience.

     

    Qualified candidates should have:

    • Associate’s degree; Bachelor’s degree in water science, business, public administration, or civil engineering is a plus.
    • Four (4) plus years of progressively responsible positions in municipal public works, utilities or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities, including supervisory experience.
    • Ability to obtain a Surface Water Grade 1 and Distribution Grade 1 Operator DNR certifications within six months of employment.
    • Ability to obtain a Wisconsin Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B within six months of employment.

     

    Starting salary: $82,000 +/- DOQ, plus exceptional benefits. Candidates should apply by April 11, 2022 (Open until filled) with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #225, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel:  847-380-3240. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Clean Water Operator
    CITY OF WAUKESHA
    WAUKESHA, WI
    Posted 3-18-2022

     

    SALARY: $26.23 – $35.40 Hourly
    $54,548.00 – $73,639.00 Annually
    OPENING DATE: 03/17/22
    CLOSING DATE: 04/03/22 11:59 PM

    DESCRIPTION:

    This position performs skilled work to operate the City’s Clean Water Plant and biosolids processing. It includes monitoring equipment, data analysis, process adjustments, and maintenance of treatment plant equipment.

    Schedule: Monday – Friday, Full time, 7am – 3:30pm, required weekend rotational on-call schedule
    Starting salary: $54,548
    Initial interviews: TBD for those selected to move forward in the process Tentative start date: TBD
    Explore the City’s benefits here: https://wi- waukesha.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/13150/2022-Benefit-Guide-Recruitment-

     

    EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    1. Makes regular tours of the plant to check equipment, report malfunctions and unsafe conditions.
    2. Records readings from meters and instruments to check functioning of equipment.
    3. Regulates and adjusts motors, pumps, engines, valves and other apparatus to meet changing operating conditions.
    4. Collects samples of wastewater and sludge from the different treatment units for laboratory analysis.
    5. Cleans and services pumps, engines, motors and other equipment.
    6. Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on plant wastewater equipment.
    7. Makes repairs and/or reports defects to Operations Supervisor.

     

    TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    Graduation from a technical school or college with an Associate’s Degree or equivalent in chemistry/biology, 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:

     

    Knowledge of:

    • 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 generators.
    • Hydraulics and pneumatics, lab work, and the use of 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. (e.g., HMI, GIS and SCADA).
    • The use of standard office equipment including computers and relevant software programs.

     

    Ability to:

    • Understand and carry out instructions.
    • Work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Diagnose mechanical operations equipment problems and determine proper remedial measures.
    • Use plant monitoring and control software.
    • Make appropriate repairs to lift station equipment, buildings and grounds. Perform light to heavy physical tasks under varying weather conditions, and work in confined spaces (training provided).
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, supervisors, coworkers and the general public.

     

    Skill in:

    • Oral and written communications.
    • The operation of specialized equipment used to perform the essential job functions.
    • Dealing courteously and professionally with others.

     

    Necessary Special Requirements
    Valid Wisconsin driver’s license; the ability to complete a pre-employment post offer physical to include drug and alcohol screening upon hire; may require certification in HVAC, plumbing, welding and/or heavy equipment operation; Factory, Shop and Mill License; relevant DNR Wastewater Operator certification.

     

    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.

    • Work is performed both indoors and outside; hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office and other specialized equipment.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, prolonged visual concentration and the ability to adjust focus.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
    • The employee is frequently required to bend, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
    • The employee may frequently be exposed to adverse weather and other unpleasant conditions such as heat, cold, wetness and humidity; dim or bright lights, dust, odors, noise, vibrations, toxic agents, electrical currents and disease.
    • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

     

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

    201 Delafield Street
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    262-524-3745

    HR@waukesha-wi.gov


    Plant Operator
    Glenbard Wastewater Authority
    Glen Ellyn, IL
    Posted 2-25-2022

     

    DESCRIPTION:
    The Glenbard Wastewater Authority (“the Authority”) is recruiting for one (1) full-time Plant Operator.   This is a skilled, certified position responsible for operation and routine maintenance of a high purity oxygen activated sludge wastewater treatment facility. Employees perform duties related to the proper conveyance, pumping, metering, monitoring, and job duties associated with treatment and disposal of wastewater, sludge, and residues. These duties include the operation of preliminary, primary, secondary, and tertiary treatment, ultraviolet disinfection, and the sludge processing and dewatering treatment processes. Operators familiar with this process are encouraged to apply and operators who are not are encouraged to learn more about it before applying. Employees in the position will update and maintain operational maintenance work plans with full utilization of the Computerized Maintenance Management Software, and provide responsive, courteous, and efficient service to the residents of the Villages of Lombard and Glen Ellyn and the general public.

     

    Employees in this class are classified at one of five levels: Plant Operator in Training, Plant Operator IV, Plant Operator III, Plant Operator II, Plant Operator I. Plant Operator I is the highest level. Employees may progress upward from Operator in Training to higher levels through a combination of years of experience, certification level with the state, and successful demonstration of plant knowledge for the level they are pursuing.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Operate wastewater treatment equipment, equipment components and process to control flow and processing of wastewater and biosolids.
    • Exercise functional and technical training for Maintenance and Electrical Divisional employees for plant operational tasks.
    • Observe variations in operating conditions; interpret meter and gauge readings; and test results to determine process requirements and adjustments.
    • Operate gates, valves, pumps and other operating equipment either manually, automatically or remotely.
    • Operate and maintain power generating equipment.
    • Adjust feed rates of chemicals used in conditioning biosolids to provide optimum production.
    • Collect permit required samples and process samples for the NPDES, Pretreatment, and Bio-solids regulations.
    • Conduct laboratory analysis for process control as well as NPDES required fecal coliforms.
    • Perform preventative maintenance tasks and activities; assist mechanical or electrical maintenance personnel when assigned.
    • Execute, and assist in the development of, plant Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
    • Locate source of trouble, diagnoses trouble conditions and reports malfunctions and potential remedies to the Operations Superintendent, Assistant Director, or Executive Director when required.
    • Record the daily data, interprets that data, and works to solve any discrepancy discovered.
    • Participate in developmental committees for capital improvements and safety.
    • May participate in the hauling of sludge or grit to the landfill or land application sites.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience in a wastewater treatment plant is a plus. Applicant Must possess a valid Class IV Wastewater Operator Certification (or higher) from the IEPA, or be able to obtain certification within 18 months of employment.  Must also have a valid driver’s license at the time of application, and also be able to obtain a Class A CDL within six (6) months of employment.

     

    Qualified applicants should demonstrate the ability to define problems and exercise good judgment and think quickly under both routine and emergency situations. It is critical that the applicant has the ability to develop positive working relationships with the general public, vendors, and coworkers.  The ability to operate various types of heavy-duty tools and equipment is a plus. Must be able to perform mathematical calculations, and possess the ability to comprehend, retain, and apply the Authority’s rules and procedure manuals, including any pertinent Federal, State, or local laws.  Position also requires proficiency with reading and interpreting plans, blue prints, and schematic drawing; and must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Proficiency in using Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) systems, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Software (SCADA), and MS Office software is also important. Knowledge of, or experience with CMMS and SCADA software is a plus.

     

    The duties of this job include physical activities such as stooping, kneeling, standing, reaching, walking, lifting and/or moving (up to 100 pounds), grasping, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing, and repetitive motions.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.  Must be willing to work in malodorous, nauseating, and potentially dangerous work conditions.  Must be able to withstand inclement weather such as snow, cold, rain, heat, humidity, sun, etc. Work of a Plant Operator is to be both indoor and outdoor settings, all year round.

     

    The general work schedule is Monday-Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.  Must also be able to respond to after-hours call-ins as part of a mandatory on-call rotation, work weekends and holidays when needed and be prepared for and confront emergency conditions as necessary.

     

     

    SALARY/BENEFITS:

    This position is non-exempt under FLSA and has excellent fringe benefits. Below lists the starting position and the salary range for that position. The applicant will start at one of the below positions based on experience and certification with opportunity to move up in range with gained experience and certification. In addition, the position does include/require regular paid overtime in addition to the rates listed.

     

    Operator in Training  (No IEPA Wastewater Certification):         Salary Range E   ($22.43 – $34.14/Hr)

    Plant Operator IV     (Class 4 IEPA Wastewater Certification):    Salary Range F   ($23.56 – $35.84/Hr)

    Plant Operator III     (Class 3 IEPA Wastewater Certification):    Salary Range G  ($24.76 – $37.63/Hr)

    Plant Operator II       (Class 2 IEPA Wastewater Certification):    Salary Range H  ($26.00 – $39.51/Hr)

    Plant Operator I        (Class 1 IEPA Wastewater Certification):    Salary Range I    ($27.29 – $41.49/Hr)

     

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    1. Interested candidates should submit a resume, a cover letter and employment application (click here) to applicants@glenellyorg. Hard copies (faxed, mailed, hand-delivered) will be declined.
    2. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #11-22 GWA Plant Operator) in the subject line of their e-ma
    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 scree
    4. The position is open until filled; however, first review of resumes and applications will begin on March 25, 2022 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


    ASSISTANT WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT MANAGER
    CITY OF BROOKFIELD
    BROOKFIELD, WI
    Posted 2-24-2022

    SUMMARY:      The Assistant WPCC Manager is principally responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the wastewater treatment facility, collection system and associated equipment. The incumbent must be familiar with mechanical and electrical components of treatment plant equipment, wastewater treatment operations, and must have knowledge and experience with job safety rules and regulations.  This position provides technical support, analysis of laboratory and process data, and ensures overall operational compliance with State discharge permit.  Reports for duty in emergency situations.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Provides technical support to plant staff, contractors, vendors and engineers.
    • Executes repairs or replacement of equipment as identified by the Water Pollution Control Center Manager and computerized maintenance management program.
    • Supervises routine work of operations and maintenance crews. Fosters and maintains a collaborative work environment.
    • Determines need for parts and maintains inventories, orders repair parts and replacement equipment with appropriate approvals.
    • Researches and evaluates department services and effectiveness, providing recommendations to improve operations and plant efficiency.
    • Performs facility and safety inspections to maintain State inspection requirements and licensing.
    • Provides recommendations regarding equipment repair or replacement. Supervises and inspects contractor work on premises.
    • Oversees and schedules routine cleaning of the collection system. Is available for 24 hour emergency response when required.
    • Troubleshoots and repairs problems associated with mechanical equipment or high voltage electrical components or devices, including plant and lift station controls, and reprogramming computer or communication software.
    • Promotes and maintains positive departmental public relations including other City department staff, contractors or vendors and the community in general.
    • Directs selection, supervision, evaluation, discipline, training and instruction of assigned wastewater treatment staff.
    • Assigns and collects equipment to employees for work projects. Organizes crews for utility equipment emergencies.
    • Promotes teamwork within the Operations and Maintenance sections. Designated in-charge manager in the absence of the WPCC Manager.
    • Establishes priorities, works with deadlines, responds to emergencies, and must be adaptable managing a variety of subordinate employee skill levels. Schedules operation and safety training for employees.  Answers questions regarding problems with the sanitary sewer system.
    • Coordinates with laboratory personnel to analyze laboratory and process data and recommends appropriate adjustments or modifications to the plant treatment process.
    • Reviews purchase orders, invoices, and monitors department expenditures. Estimates costs for budgets and orders materials for assigned projects.
    • Maintains a manufacturer’s literature library and inventory of equipment and chemicals. Schedules facility and equipment repairs and corrective action.  Enters or supervises entry of work orders and updates computerized maintenance management system. Develops various standard operating procedures.

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

     

    THE REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Associates degree or equivalent in water, wastewater, science, engineering or industrial technology or a related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    2. Wisconsin Wastewater Operator Advanced Certification or the ability to attain within 12 months of appointment required.
    3. A minimum of five (5) years of specialized or technical training or experience in mechanical and electrical repair, including safe working knowledge of high voltage electrical, full working knowledge of low voltage electrical, and computer systems.
    4. A minimum of six (6) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants including plant processes and safety training.
    5. A minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience, preferably in a public sector wastewater treatment plant.
    6. Valid Wisconsin driver’s license.
    7. Advanced knowledge of wastewater treatment equipment, operations, maintenance, procedures and regulations.
    8. Ability to program PLC’s. Ability to troubleshoot computer systems.
    9. Knowledge in operation and repair of HVAC equipment.

    Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

     

    2022 SALARY RANGE: Salary Grade E – $36.36 – $47.28 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.  Selection process component weights will be determined by further analysis of the job.

     

    APPLICATIONS will be accepted through SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2022.  This deadline may be extended to meet the needs of the City.

     

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

     

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

     

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


    Water Construction Worker
    City of Oshkosh
    Oshkosh, WI
    Posted 2-15-2022

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

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

    What Your Job Will Be
    Construction and maintenance. Construction and maintenance work in water utility.
    Respond to after hour call-ins. Respond when called to assist in repairing water main breaks, service leaks or related work.
    Repair. Repair water mains, services, valves and boxes, hydrants and locate stop boxes and valves.

    Operate. Operate equipment used in the construction and/or maintenance of water works facilities.

    Complete all necessary paperwork related to work assignments. Perform all other duties as necessary.

     

    Skills You Will Need
    Experience. High school diploma or equivalent and possess and maintain a valid WI CDL, Class B with no Air Brake restriction, and good driving record.
    Knowledge. Materials, practices, and equipment used in water distribution maintenance work along with the hazards and safety precautions connected with the water systems.
    Flexibility. Must be able to perform manual labor for extended periods and work in confined spaces.

     

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

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


    ACCOUNTANT
    FOX METRO WRD
    OsWEGO, IL
    Posted 2-15-2022

    NATURE OF WORK

    Assists with preparation of financial reports and day to day tasks that are financial in nature. Duties are performed under the general direction of the Controller.  Represents the Controller when necessary. This is an exempt, salaried position.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

    Preparation of pertinent financial reports to District management. Assists with payroll and accounts payable related duties which may include preparation and/or review depending on District staffing needs. Prepares for the annual audit.  Works collaboratively with the Controller and the Senior Management Team to assist with District insurance policies including health, workers compensation, property, liability & vehicle coverages.  Collaborates with the Controller to invest District funds. Prepares standard and ad hoc supporting documentation for union negotiations, budgeting, and other District matters. Prepares accounting schedules and related general ledger adjustments. Acts as a backup to the Controller.

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

    Training and Experience:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required. Professional certification desirable.  One to five years experience in Governmental Accounting or similar.  Experience in budgeting, cash management, investments, insurance, audit, and internal controls. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with third party payroll providers, Sage based accounting systems, and fixed asset software is strongly preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Strong working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, internal controls development and review, and business administration.  Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Must be tech savvy and be comfortable learning new software and troubleshooting. Ability to work independently, with others and the public.  Must possess and exhibit good communication and interpersonal skills.

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

    SALARY AND BENEFITS

    Compensation ranges from $60,000 to $75,000 per year, depending on experience.

    Includes excellent fringe benefits:

    • Several Health Insurance Plans to choose from
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
    • 9 Paid Holidays Plus 4 Floating Holidays
    • IMRF Pension Plan
    • Employer Paid Group Term Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program
    • Voluntary Life Insurance Plans
    • Professional Development Certifications

    HOW TO APPLY

    Anyone who is interested in applying for this position should visit our website at www.foxmetro.org for more information.  The job posting is listed at: https://www.foxmetro.org/employment-opportunities/accountant2022


    HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST
    FOX METRO WRD
    oswego, IL
    Posted 2-11-2022

    JOB TITLE:   Human Resources Generalist

    NATURE OF WORK:

    Assist with the daily functions of the Human Resources (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.  Duties are performed under the general direction of the HR Coordinator. This is an exempt, salaried position.

     

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

    Coordination of benefits, especially health insurance.  Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs.  Assists in union negotiations, conducts investigatory and disciplinary meetings. Responsible for interviewing, establishing a candidate list, and hiring District personnel. Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with staff training. Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.  Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations. Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.  Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.

     

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

    Training and Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree Human Resources, Business Administration or related field. Minimum of 5 years experience in Human Resources. SHRM Certification required.  Municipal HR experience preferred.  Financial experience is a plus.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.  Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality. Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and related software.

     

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

     

    Anyone who is interested in applying for this position should visit our website at www.foxmetro.org for more information.  The job posting is listed at: https://www.foxmetro.org/employment-opportunities/hrgeneralist/


    Public Affairs & Education (Year-Round)
    NEW Water
    Green Bay, WI
    Posted 2-7-2022

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Organizational Pollution Prevention Programs & Initiatives (Assists with departmental outreach to proactively engage and strengthen community stakeholders and partners. Assists with organizing, scheduling and planning water quality activities that support organizational pollution prevention programs and initiatives. Tasks include assisting tours, presentations, developing educational material, events, and other related tasks.)

    Public Information- Internal & External Communications (Assists with writing, research, photography, videography, editing, document review, and other related tasks.)

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    High School Education (or Equivalent) Required. Candidate must be enrolled in college course work, with a desired academic emphasis, and/or experience, and demonstrated skills in public relations, public affairs, journalism, communications, education, graphic arts, or environmental studies. An equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience will also be considered.

     

    For those candidates selected for an interview, it is recommended to bring work samples

    To apply and for a complete job description, salary and benefits information, visit our Careers page on the NEW Water website (https://www.newwater.us/careers).


    Maintenance Operator
    Waukesha CWP
    Waukesha, WI
    Posted 2-3-2022

    SALARY:   $26.23 – $35.40 Hourly ($54,548.00 – $73,639.00 Annually)
    OPENING DATE:   01/27/22
    CLOSING DATE:  02/13/22 11:59 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.

    Schedule: Monday – Friday, Full time, 7am – 3:30pm, required weekend rotational on-call schedule

    Initial interviews: TBD for those selected to move forward in the process Tentative start date: TBD

    Explore the City’s benefits here: https://wi- waukesha.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/13150/2022-Benefit-Guide-Recruitment

     

    EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    Essential Job Functions The job functions listed herein are neither exclusive nor exhaustive but are intended to be illustrative of the types of tasks the employee will most likely be expected to perform on a regular basis. The employee may be asked to perform different or additional tasks than the ones listed here, as the needs of the employer and/or the requirements of the position change.

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

     

    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:
    Knowledge of
    • Operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a wastewater treatment plant.
    • Hydraulic, chemical, and mechanical principles related to wastewater treatment plant operations.
    • The use of electrical meters, testers and standby generators and heavy equipment
    • Mechanical and electrical operations, welding, and plumbing.
    • Occupational hazards and the proper safety methods and procedures used to avoid or minimize risks.
    • The use of specialized equipment used in the maintenance and repair of WWTP lift stations.
    • The use of standard office equipment including computers and relevant software programs. (e.g., HMI, GIS and SCADA).
    • General office procedures and the use of standard office equipment and relevant software programs.
    Ability to
    • Multitask and prioritize workload. Understand and carry out instructions.
    • Work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Diagnose mechanical operations equipment problems and determine proper remedial measures.
    • Use plant monitoring and control software.
    • Make appropriate repairs to lift station equipment, buildings and grounds. Perform light to heavy physical tasks under varying weather conditions, and work in confined spaces (training provided).
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, supervisors, coworkers and the general public.
    Skill in
    • Oral and written communications.
    • The operation of specialized equipment used to perform the essential job functions.
    • Dealing courteously and professionally with others.
    Necessary Special Requirements
    Valid Wisconsin driver’s license; the ability to complete a pre-employment post offer physical to include drug and alcohol screening upon hire; may require certification(s) in the following: HVAC, electromechanical; plumbing, welding and/or heavy equipment operation; DNR General Wastewater Operator certification, Wastewater subclasses.
    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.

    Work is performed both indoors and outside; hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office and other specialized equipment.

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, prolonged visual concentration and the ability to adjust focus.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.

    The employee is frequently required to bend, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

    The employee may frequently be exposed to adverse weather and other unpleasant conditions such as heat, cold, wetness and humidity; dim or bright lights, dust, odors, noise, vibrations, toxic agents, electrical currents and disease.

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

     

    The City of Waukesha is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

    http://www.waukesha-wi.gov

     

     

    Position #00290 MAINTENANCE OPERATOR
    201 Delafield Street
    Waukesha, WI 53188
    262-524-3745
    HR@waukesha-wi.gov

    WASTEWATER OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR
    FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
    Elgin, IL
    Posted 2-3-2022

    JOB DESCRIPTION

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

     

    This position works primarily in the wastewater treatment plants but also at remote FRWRD sites. Responsibilities include: plan and direct the daily operations of the FRWRD’s wastewater treatment facilities, odor control system, biosolids digestion, dewatering and disposal in a teamwork environment to meet all applicable standards pertaining to plant effluent and biosolids in a timely, efficient and economical manner. This position requires the ability to work closely and collaborate with the Superintendents of Operations and Maintenance.

     

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

     

    Position Requirements:

    • Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Class 1 Wastewater Operator Certification, Required
    • 6 years of wastewater operations experience, or combined education and experience equivalent for certification required
    • 3 years of supervisory experience
    • Must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s license and be insurable under District’s standards. A CDL license is desirable
    • HS diploma/GED

     

    This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Salary range is $32.34 – $39.18 depending on qualifications and experience. FRWRD offers a generous benefits package & IMRF retirement plan. Employment offers are conditional pending physical exam, drug screen, criminal background, driver’s license & other pre-employment activities.

     

    For Consideration: Applicants should send a resume to:

     

    Human Resources Manager

    dbutts@frwrd.com

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

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer


    ELECTRICIAN MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
    City of Oconomowoc
    Oconomowoc, WI
    Posted 1-27-2022

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    The City of Oconomowoc seeks a full-time Electrician/Maintenance Mechanic to work in the Wastewater Dept. $29.22hr. to $37.56hr. depending upon exp. with competitive benefits including enrollment into the Wisconsin Retirement System (pension). Qualifications include:

    • Graduation from High School or GED.
    • Journeyman Electrician with 2-5 years of experience in industrial controls.
    • Possess and maintain a Journeyman Electrician license or higher from the State of Wisconsin.
    • Possess and maintain a valid Commercial Drivers’ License from the State of Wisconsin.  Must obtain within six months of hire.
    •  Occasionally works weekend shift and occasionally responds to non-scheduled call-ins to address equipment malfunctions.

     

    For additional info & requirements, please visit www.oconomowoc-wi.gov and click on Employment Opportunities listed under Human Resources.   To apply, please complete the online application and upload your resume by 10 a.m. on 01/31/2022 for consideration.  EOE/M/F/D/V.


    Plant Mechanic I
    VILLAGE OF BLOOMINGDALE
    BLOOMINGDALE, IL
    Posted 1-27-2022

    PURPOSE OF POSITION

    The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair equipment at the Water Reclamation Facility (WRF). The work is performed under the direction of the Water Reclamation 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.

    • Develops and follows a comprehensive computerized equipment maintenance schedule for all WRF equipment except laboratory and computer equipment; maintains and services equipment. Performs scheduled preventive maintenance and emergency repair work.
    • Conducts regular inspections of plant equipment including piping, valves, pumps and motors; maintains inspection records.
    • Maintains detailed computerized equipment records.
    • Maintains inventory and lists of all parts and materials required in the maintenance of buildings and equipment.
    • Prepares standard operating procedures for equipment.
    • Prepares equipment and equipment history reports. Performs various computer data entries.
    • Recommends new and replacement plant equipment; recommends major equipment overhaul and other outside contractor maintenance.
    • Cleans plant work areas as required. Works with outside contractors as needed.
    • Maintains availability on call on a rotational basis to work weekends and respond to emergencies.
    • Completes various operational duties – plant inspections, sludge press operations, chlorine cylinder changes, etc.

    ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS

    • Performs other duties as assigned and required.
    • Regular attendance and observation of safe work practices.
    • Assist with snow and ice control.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    High school diploma or equivalent with vocational/technical training in mechanics or a related field and two years of equipment maintenance 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 within timeframe determined by Supervisor. Position requires possession of a valid Illinois Commercial Driver’s License – CDL Class B with tanker endorsement within six months of employment. Additional Wastewater operational training preferred/recommended.

     

    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 WRF Supervisor, WRF Operations Coordinator, other Village departments, contractors, and vendors.

    Verbal Aptitude:
    Requires the ability to utilize a variety of reference, descriptive and/or advisory data and information such as financial statements, technical operating manuals, statutes, procedures, guidelines and non-routine correspondence.

    Equipment, Machinery, Tools and Materials Utilization:
    Requires the ability to operate equipment and machinery such as plant equipment, pumps, motors, sludge press, meters, hoist, and crane requiring monitoring multiple conditions and making multiple, complex and rapid adjustments. Ability to repair complex equipment and machinery. Required ability to drive a vehicle as required and assigned.

    Must maintain one’s own set of mechanics tools on site for maintenance functions. Inventory of tools must be kept and annually updated.

    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 sensory, judgmental and/or subjective criteria, as opposed to criteria that are clearly measurable or verifiable.

    ADA COMPLIANCE
    Physical Ability:
    Tasks involve the ability to exert regular and sustained heavy physical effort with an emphasis on climbing and balancing which also involves stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting, pushing and pulling moderately heavy objects and materials, twenty to fifty pounds; and may occasionally involve moving objects and materials up to 100 pounds with assistance. Must be able to be fitted and wear respirator, must pass an annual pulmonary function test (PFT).

    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 generally safe and comfortable conditions however exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, odors, chemicals, disease, machinery or electrical currents may cause discomfort and poses a limited risk of injury.

    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 of Bloomingdale is a no smoking facility in compliance with the requirements of the Smoke Free Illinois Act.


    Operator 2 – Full Time
    City of Rochester
    Rochester, MN
    Posted 1-19-2022

    Job Description

    The Water Reclamation Plant (WRP), as a division of the Public Works Department within the City of Rochester, Minnesota (population 116,000), is nationally recognized for its energy management initiatives. WRP is a continuously operated facility that runs a High Purity Oxygen Plant, rated at 19.1 million gallons per day, and an Aeration Basin Complex Plant, rated at 4.5 million gallons per day, parallel on the same site.

     

    The Operator 2 is a skilled position assisting in the operation and maintenance of the Water Reclamation Plant, a municipal wastewater treatment facility. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, monitoring and controlling plant processes; inspecting, maintaining, and repairing plant mechanical and control equipment; cleaning plant equipment and process areas as necessary; assisting in the maintenance of plant buildings and grounds; and working in an Operator 1 capacity as assigned.

     

     

    Qualifications for the role include:

    Education and Experience

    • Completion of a diploma program in water environment technologies or related field from an accredited technical college training program and one year operational experience at a Class A wastewater treatment facility

      OR
      High School diploma or equivalent and three years of operational experience at a Class A 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
    • Certification as a Class D Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator; must obtain a Class C Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator within one year of hire
    • Special Boiler Operator’s license upon hire; must obtain a 2nd Class C low-pressure Boiler Operator’s license within one year of hire

     

    Desirable Qualifications

    • Working knowledge of Windows based computer software
    • Class B Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator certification
    • Valid Class A driver’s license

     

    Special Requirements

    This position will be assigned rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

     

    Applications will be accepted until the opening is filled with priority consideration for applications submitted by February 7, 2022.

     

    Benefits of City employment include:

    • Health and dental insurance with options for individuals and families which may include a health savings account and/or flexible spending account
    • Minnesota Public Employees Retirement Association
    • Options for basic and supplemental life as well as long term disability insurance.
    • Time off with vacation accrual, sick leave, and holiday provisions.
    • Employee Assistance Program

     

    Interested individuals may view the job posting online using www.rochestermn.gov/employment


    Water Operations Supervisor
    City of Appleton
    Appleton, WI
    Posted 1-19-2022

    Job Description

    This is a professional management position responsible for supervising and coordinating water treatment operations for the Department of Utilities. The water plant operates 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Work involves supervising all aspects of a lime softened, surface water plant with ultraviolet light and chloramine disinfection.  Responsible for treatment train operations that will always maintain plant operation within federal and state compliance. This work includes scheduling shifts, coordinating daily work assignments, developing special projects, interacting with staff to analyze data and coordinate process control investigations, working with maintenance staff to coordinate maintenance activities, and significant interaction with senior management to support facility and departmental goals. Supporting staff training programs, safety programs, consumer communication, and special project initiatives are also key functions of this position. This position works under the general supervision of the Deputy Director of Utilities.

     

    Qualifications

    A broad knowledge of water operations with valid state certification is required. Requires a High school Degree and a two-year technical or college degree with eight to nine years of experience or equivalent combination of experience and training.

     

    Salary

    The hiring salary range for this position is $32.98 – $49.46 hourly, plus an excellent fringe benefit package.

     

    How to Apply

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an on-line application at www.appleton.org by no later than Sunday, January 30, 2022. Resumes without an application will not be considered.

     

    City of Appleton Human Resources
    100 N. Appleton Street, 6th floor
    Appleton, WI 54911
    Phone: (920) 832-6458
    Email: humanresources@appleton.org

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     


    ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
    North Shore Water Reclamation District
    Gurnee, IL
    Posted 1-17-2022

    Job Description

    Job Purpose Statement: Perform duties to collect data, locate utilities, perform survey work, prepare preliminary designs, plans and specifications and inspect construction work in progress at District facilities, address Administration Building issues and maintenance and perform sewer permitting tasks.

    Reporting Structure: Supervisor of Design and Construction and/or Project Manager

    Essential Job Functions:

    1. Review assigned tasks and scope with Supervisor or assigned Engineering staff.
    2. Perform field surveys, take photographs and measurements, research existing drawings, specifications and files.
    3. Prepare preliminary facility designs, plans and specifications, perform necessary engineering calculations and review with Supervisor or assigned Engineering staff.
    4. Prepare final drawings, specifications and reports and submit to Supervisor or assigned Engineering staff.
    5. Perform site utility locates utilizing existing drawings and records. Coordinate utility locates with District’s utility locating contractor.
    6. Inspect construction sites to ensure project meets contract requirements and prepare project progress reports.
    7. Review contractor shop drawings and construction submittals to ensure conformance with project requirements.
    8. Meet with contractor’s field personnel to review and resolve construction issues.
    9. Attend construction progress meetings to be aware of upcoming work and report on project progress.
    10. Meet with Operations personnel to keep them informed of project progress and project schedule.
    11. Inspect completed projects, prepare punchlists, take necessary measurements and update District records to reflect as-constructed conditions.
    12. Perform regulatory inspections and complete required documentation.
    13. Maintain and update District CAD files, GIS Database and other Engineering files and records.
    14. Monitor, maintain and troubleshoot Administration Building mechanical systems and building assets.
    15. Coordinate with vendors and District staff to address Administration Building issues and maintenance work.
    16. Review and issue District sewer permits.
    17. Maintain an inventory and order engineering supplies, and refer equipment for recalibration as required.

     

    Physical and Visual Activities:
    Physical and visual activities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

    Walking, Sitting Lifting, Carrying, Climbing, Balancing, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Reaching, Handling, Fingering, Talking, Hearing, Acuity far, Acuity near, Depth Perception, Field of Vision, Accommodation, Color Vision.

     

    Physical Demands:
    Physical demands commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

    Lift 1 lb up to 20 lbs up to 15% of the time.  Typically carrying surveying equipment over topography and distance; height lifted would be typically to shoulders.

     

    Environmental/Atmospheric Conditions:
    Environmental and atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

    Both indoor and outdoor conditions, noise, odors, wet, humid, vibration, and Usual Office Environment conditions.

     

    Job Qualification Requirements

    Knowledge:   Equivalent of an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology preferred.  Ability to produce engineering drawings utilizing CAD system, ability to update and produce maps utilizing Arcview GIS system, ability to perform engineering surveys, ability to perform basic engineering calculations, and familiarization with construction contracts and construction techniques to perform construction inspections on engineering projects.

    Experience:  3-5 years preferred.

    Machines, Tools, Equipment (Office and Industrial), Software: Proficiency in use of personal computers, surveying equipment, drafting equipment, scanning equipment, calculators, engineering tools, AutoCAD, Arcview GIS, Microsoft Office Suite.

    Licenses/Certifications:    Employees in this position shall be required to be legally authorized to operate a motor vehicle for work-related purposes in the State of Illinois.

    Other:    Building Maintenance experience is helpful, but not required.

     

    North Shore Water Reclamation District
    14770 West William Koepsel Drive
    P.O. Box  750
    Gurnee, IL  60031-0750
    Fax:  847-623-6101
    hrmail@northshorewrd.org

    Equal Opportunity Employer


    Operations & Maintenance Technician
    Veolia Group
    Chicago City, MN
    Posted 1-17-2022

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    ● Chicago City, MN, USA
    ● Full-time

    Company Description
    Veolia is the world’s leading environmental services company with ~179,000 employees globally and a 160-year history. We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients’ energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for cities, governments, campuses, businesses, and industries.

    Job Description

    Provides day-to-day monitoring and basic plant and pump/booster station operations, routine lab tests and basic corrective and preventative maintenance activities.

    1. Operates equipment manually and through instrumentation panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units following process control procedures. Monitors and observes operating conditions, records observations and data in shift log. Diagnoses basic operational problems and takes corrective action per
    2. Performs routine CLAIR (cleaning, lubrication, adjustment, inspection and minor repair) on machines and related equipment which may include pumps, engines, centrifuges, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, vacuum filters and belt Reports and documents results of work performed and enters into appropriate database. Promptly reports any operational problems with machines or equipment to Lead or Supervisor.
    3. Collects water, wastewater, industrial waste, groundwater, sludge, residuals and/or gas samples according to Performs field tests (chemical, physical and biological) in order to pace chemical dosages for process and odor control units. Prepares chemical solutions, monitors supplies and recommends reorder.
    4. Performs routine lab tests and prepares reports per
    5. Performs routine instrument calibration for portable meters including, but not limited to, dissolved oxygen, pH, H2S, percent oxygen, lower explosive
    6. Learns to inspect and becomes proficient at mechanical troubleshooting to determine repairs Dismantles equipment to gain access to and repairs defective parts using hand tools, power tools and precision measuring and testing devices. Re-assembles and tests equipment ensuring safe and efficient operating condition is restored. Learns to troubleshoot hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic equipment and instrumentation.
    7. Performs manual labor including cleaning equipment, facilities and grounds as required and properly disposes of waste according to safety and environmental Operates vehicles, mobile equipment and material handling equipment for operational and maintenance purposes.
    8. Performs facility maintenance and repair and may replace or install light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, damaged glass, windows, doors, partitions, ceiling or floor tiles, door locks, carpet, and/or
    9. Learns to estimate time and material costs for various May assist in other areas of facility as directed.

    Qualifications

    Education / Experience / Background

    • High school or GED with the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions) and be able to carry out verbal and written instructions.
    • Six months to two years experience in a related position with experience in a similar environment preferred with ability to comprehend specifications, blueprints and manuals.
    • Experience using material handling equipment, pressure gauges and precision measuring
    • Experience using power, pneumatic, hydraulic and hand tools and shop tools such as drill press, band saw, bench grinder, torque wrench

     

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
    • Some vocational training and mechanical aptitude preferred, with the ability to read, interpret and record data from meters, gauges, scales, panels, computer consoles and other equipment.
    • Must have the ability to diagnose basic and routine process and mechanical problems and take remedial corrective action.
    • Must have basic computer skills and have ability to operate programs for process control, the Computer Maintenance Management System, and laboratory/industrial pretreatment QA/QC.
    • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently perform assigned duties and meet or exceed production and quality goals.
    • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume
    • additional or new responsibilities readily.
    • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.

     

    Required Certification / Licenses / Training

    • Minimum water/wastewater license as required by regulatory agency at site.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.
    • Employee Orientation, Departmental Operating Procedures, Safety, OSHA and Quality
      Training.
    • HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response) Level I and II First Responder Certification if required by site. Obtain and maintain minimum water/wastewater operator state certification.
    • Must become proficient in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE
      (Personal Protection Equipment), including respirators, gas detectors, confined space
      equipment, etc.)
    • Forklift Certification if required by site.
    • Training in operation of mechanical drives, hydraulic pumps and valves, pneumatics,
      electronics and control systems.
    • Obtain HVAC, Electrician, Plumber’s or other trade License if assigned to that area. Note: Tech will not perform duties unless properly licensed.
    • Training in the use of energy management systems as needed.
    • Works toward increasing skills in additional functional areas or in obtaining advanced skills / maintenance certifications.
    • May perform more advanced functions as part of training and development.

     

    Additional Information

    About Veolia:

    Veolia offers the most complete range of environmental solutions to meet the challenges of cities, governments, campuses, businesses and industries. Our network of talent and hands-on know-how is unique and unrivaled.

    We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients’ energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for more than 550 communities and more than 30,000 businesses, campuses and organizations throughout North America.

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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

    As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


    Water/Wastewater Project Manager
    Veolia Group
    Monticello, MN
    Posted 1-17-2022

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    ● Monticello, MN, USA
    ● Full-time
    ● Contract Type: Standard

    Company Description
    Veolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 179,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve
    available resources, and replenish them. In 2020, the Veolia group supplied 95 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 43 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 47 million metric tons of waste.

    Job Description
    Plans, organizes and manages the daily operation, maintenance and testing of a large water /wastewater system, assuring its compliance with established environmental, safety, operating, and emergency response procedures. Maintains ongoing client interface to keep client informed and enhance client relations.

    Qualifications

    • Available for 24/7 emergency services
    • Experience with client interaction
    • Comfortable making public presentations
    • Degree in Business or Engineering or equivalent related experience with completion of an accredited management course.
    • Five to seven years progressive lead and/or supervisory experience within a water /wastewater treatment environment with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water/wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection.
    • Highest level of certification as a water/wastewater operator required by site. If from another state, must achieve certification within one year of appointment to Plant Operations Manager.
    • Lab experience for permit testing requirements.
    • Demonstrated leadership ability with an understanding of Human Resources / Relations principals.
    • Knowledge of Process / Operations Management, QA/QC procedures, Safety, Environmental and Facilities / Capital Equipment Management.
    • 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.
    • Demonstrated effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills in order to interface with and motivate all levels of personnel.
    • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete and easily understood written communications and reports.
    • 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.

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

    As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


    Electrical & Instrumentation (E/I) Technician
    NEW Water
    gREEN BAY, WI
    Posted 1-4-2022

    DESCRIPTION:

    In support of the NEW Water culture of Safety, Respect, Team, and Environment, the E/I Technician is responsible for performing a wide range of complex, predictive, preventive, and emergency maintenance repair activities on equipment located at the NEW Water wastewater treatment facilities and collection system. This position must be available for a rotating stand by schedule for emergency break downs during off hour calls.

     

    This position is responsible for inspecting, troubleshooting, programming, repairing, installing, and calibrating critical equipment affecting the operation of the Green Bay and De Pere wastewater treatment facilities and associated collection system.  This position must possess the ability to safely maintain permit requirements, using a wide array of specialized equipment and highly developed skills.  Make recommendations regarding the continued operation of plant equipment, based on an investigation of electrical and/or instrumentation related problems.

     

    Work direction is received through the E & I Team Leader and is performed under general direction.  Work is reviewed for quality, thoroughness, adherence to schematic drawings or design concepts, installation efficiency and timeliness by the E & I Team Leader or the Maintenance Manager.  Work effectiveness is monitored through the observation of results and reports generated by the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).  This position is responsible for documenting the resolution of tasks in the CMMS and updating any schematics or drawings associated with the task.  This position is responsible for providing quality service to internal and external customers to ensure that NEW Water is fulfilling all regulatory and environmental compliance obligations.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Position requires completion of a State Apprenticeship Program (Industrial Electrician, Instrumentation, Electrical/Instrumentation or related field) or an Associate’s degree in a related field (Electro Mechanical Technology, Electrical or Electronics Engineering Technology or related field). Successful completion of a general E/I aptitude test will be required. Six years of experience required. An equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience will also be considered.

    To apply and for a complete job description, salary and benefits information, visit our Careers page on the NEW Water website (https://www.newwater.us/careers).

     

    BENEFITS:

    • Health and Wellness Plans (Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts)
    • Generous Paid Time Off Plans (Vacation, Personal Time Off, Extended Disability Bank, Bereavement, Holiday)
    • Wisconsin Retirement System Pension Plan
    • Deferred Compensation Savings Plan
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Employee Development Program

    Plant operator (part-time)
    Glenbard wastewater authority
    glen ellyn, IL
    Posted 1-3-2022

    DESCRIPTION:

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

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Observe variations in operating conditions and interpret meter readings, 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 Operations team member on call.
    • Use process control computer for monitoring and responding to alarms.
    • Maintain records and make written observations in daily logbook.
    • Availability to perform functions solely on weekends and/or holidays.

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Knowledge of wastewater treatment processes is 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: This position works weekends and holidays, or outside normal business hours; between 16 – 64 hours per month (depending on availability), with flexible start times and hours between 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. Shifts are generally 4 hours or 8 hours per shift.

     

     

    SALARY/BENEFITS:

    The starting pay offered for this part-time position is $22.43/hr but may be adjusted depending on qualifications.  This position is non-exempt under FLSA, with no fringe benefits.

     

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    1. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter applicants@glenellyn.orgHard copies (faxed, mailed, hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.
    2. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #50-21 GWA PT Plant Operator) in the subject line of their e-mail.
    3. The selected finalist will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference check, and a post-offer medical physical with a drug screen.
    4. The position is open until filled; however, first review of applications will begin on Friday, January 14, 2022 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


    MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN POSITIONS, VARIOUS
    FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
    South Elgin, IL
    Posted 1-3-2022

    The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for several non-exempt, full-time Equipment Maintenance Technicians in the Wastewater Facility. These positions require from little to no experience, willing to train, to experienced Maintenance professionals.

     

    These positions work primarily in the wastewater treatment plant located in South Elgin, IL, but also at remote FRWRD sites in the Elgin, IL area. These are full-time, non-exempt positions. The regularly scheduled hours will be 7am-3pm, Monday- Friday. All positions require a minimum of  H.S. diploma/GED, and valid IL Driver’s License.

     

    Experienced Maintenance Technician

    Responsible for preventative maintenance, upkeep, repairs, and replacement of pumping and mechanical equipment, building utilities, underground utilities, safety mechanisms, and FRWRD grounds. Four to six years related experience and/or training. Valid IL DL/CDL required. Ability to troubleshoot and repair a variety of wastewater process equipment with limited supervision. Experience using tools such as truck mounted cranes, hoists, welders, and hand tools. Ability to lead in safe work practices. Starting range is $26.26 to $31.57 per hour.

     

    Semi-Skilled maintenance Technician

    Responsible to perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance to plant equipment, assist coworkers with general labor tasks as needed, and assists in the upkeep of all buildings and grounds areas. Two to four years related experience and/or training. Prior experience with machinery or vehicle lubrication service is a plus. Will train the right individual. Starting range is $23.68 to $28.35 per hour.

     

    Lubrication / Preventive Maintenance Technician

    This position will perform lubrication and preventative maintenance inspections to plant equipment. Must be mechanically inclined. Will train the right individual. Prior experience with machinery or vehicle lubrication service is a plus. Starting range is $21.36 to $25.45 per hour.

     

     

    FRWRD offers an excellent benefits package & IMRF retirement plan. Employment offers are conditional pending physical exam, drug screen, criminal background, DL & other pre-employment activities.

     

    For Consideration: Applicants should send a resume to:

     

    Human Resources Manager

    dbutts@frwrd.com

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

    Equal Opportunity Employer


    UTILITY TECHNICIAN IV – Wastewater Operations
    City of Naperville
    Naperville, IL
    Posted 12-28-2021

    Job Summary

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

    Our Utility Technician IV (Wastewater Operations) performs skilled work in the operation, inspection, maintenance and repair of the City’s wastewater operations facility at the Springbrook Wastewater Reclamation Center (SWRC).  The “UT-4” operates various physical, biological and chemical treatment units & equipment associated with conventional waste-activated sludge and wastewater treatment processes.  These include (but are not limited to) plant influent headworks screening and grit removal, aerated biological treatment tanks, clarifiers, tertiary sand filters, effluent disinfection tanks & associated chemical feed processes, aerobic digestion & thickening processes for sludge, and sludge/biosolids dewatering using high-speed rotating equipment.

     

    Responsibilities

    As a UT-4 reporting to the Wastewater Operations Section Supervisor, you will observe and control the performance of various biological, chemical and physical treatment units, clean process units and perform maintenance & repair work as necessary; monitor and operate the SCADA system to control SWRC wastewater treatment plant processes; calculate required pumping and chemical feed rates; collect wastewater & biosolids samples and perform laboratory analyses for process control purposes (and maintain associated data logs); gather and record operations data related to wastewater and sludge treatment facilities to assure compliance with established process control parameters, and enter related data to computerized record keeping and data management systems.

    You will operate the process equipment required to thicken and dewater sludge/biosolids; operate heavy vehicular equipment (including tractors, wheel loaders, backhoe/loaders and trucks & plows; monitor work zones for unsafe conditions and initiate corrective action when warranted; and adhere to proper safety-related policies and procedures in the performance of all job duties.

    Additionally, you may perform janitorial duties to maintain the Administration Building and other structures on the SWRC plant site, and maintain the plant site & grounds (including snow removal & landscaping tasks.

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

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

     

    Required Credentials and Experience:

    • A high school diploma or equivalent, plus additional training in wastewater treatment, water treatment, mechanical maintenance or a related field
    • A minimum of three years’ responsible/progressive experience in the operation and maintenance of an advanced wastewater treatment facility, water supply facility or related environment
    • An Illinois EPA Class 3 Wastewater Operator certification
    • A valid Class C Non-CDL Illinois Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one within 6 months), plus a good driving record

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

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

     

    Additional Information:

    Naperville’s Water Utility serves over 43,000 customers in Naperville and in Warrenville).  Within a territory area of 75,000 square miles, we serve a population of 162,000+.  The utility is known as a leader and innovator in asset renewal, sanitary sewer rehabilitation and water system maintenance activities.

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

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

     

    PLEASE NOTE THE APPLICATION PROCESS!    

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

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

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


    Multiple positions
    City of Elmhurst
    Elmhurst, IL
    Posted 12-16-2021

     

    The City of Elmhurst is seeking motivated professionals to join our team! We currently have the following positions available:

    Asset Manager – Job Description
    Utility Operator II – Job Description
    Utilities Maintenance Worker II – Job Description
    Utility Supervisor PT – Job Description


    Administrative Supervisor
    Downers Grove Sanitary District
    Downers Grove, IL
    Posted 12-16-2021

     

    The Downers Grove Sanitary District is seeking applicants for the position of Administrative Supervisor for the District through Friday, December 24, 2021.

    The Administrative Supervisor is responsible for the general operation of the District’s Administration Center, including user billing, fiscal programs, purchasing, recordkeeping, personnel functions, special projects and supervising administrative staff. The Administrative Supervisor also fills the role of human resources officer for the District. The full Job Description for the position may be viewed here: Administrative Supervisor Job Description

    A Summary of Benefits for the full-time District Staff may be viewed here: Summary of Benefits for Full-Time Staff

    The current salary range for the position is $80,567 to $120,851. Actual salary is dependent on the selected applicant’s qualifications. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a minimum of six years of experience which demonstrates the knowledge and experience to perform the work is required. Experience in municipal government is preferred.

    Please note that Administrative Supervisor must reside within a 60-minute travel time from the District’s Administrative Center located at 2710 Curtiss Street, Downers Grove, Illinois, and must possess an Illinois Driver’s License in good standing. A successful candidate must comply with these requirements within six months of employment.

    To be considered for this position, you must complete and submit the Application for Employment found at the link below. You may also attach a resume.

    Application for Employment

    Thank you for your interest in employment with the Downers Grove Sanitary District. Questions may be directed to careers@dgsd.org.


    Wastewater Superintendent
    City of Marshfield
    Marshfield , WI
    Posted 12-16-2021

     

    The City of Marshfield is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Wastewater Superintendent.

    Position Summary: The Wastewater Superintendent manages all operations and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and collection system.  This position is responsible for planning and directing operations to assure regulatory agency compliance; directing DNR discharge permit reissuance proceedings and DNR code revisions; oversight and billing of hauled in waste and industrial discharges; controlling and reducing clear-water in the collection system; budgetary functions; maintenance of the facilities and equipment; the bio solids management program; the Manhole Inspection Program; laboratory operations.

    Position Requirements:

    Education:  A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Civil, Environmental, or Mechanical) or Chemistry, Wastewater, or Public Management is required.

    Experience:  5 years operational and management experience in a 1 MGD or greater activated sludge treatment facility is preferred.

    License/Certifications:  Possession of a valid Wisconsin driver’s license. Wisconsin DNR advanced level certification in the general classification and all subgrades pertinent to the Marshfield facility.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  Basic knowledge of accounting and budgeting procedures is required.

    Pay & Benefits:  $37.67 (minimum) – $41.85 (mid-point) The City offers a full benefits package including health/vision, dental, long term disability, flexible spending accounts, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, and WRS retirement plan.

    Application Deadline:  Friday, January 14, 2022 at noon

    To Apply:   Please submit cover letter, resume, and application to:

    City of Marshfield, Human Resources
    Phone:  715-387-6597
    207 W. 6th Street
    Marshfield, WI 54449
    Email:  hr@ci.marshfield.wi.us

     

    The City of Marshfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    Product Engineer
    Evoqua
    Waukesha, WI
    Posted 12-16-2021

     

    Evoqua has the strength of a major global business while embracing the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup.  Our innovative products have been solving the world’s water problems for more than 100 years.  Today, we are building on that strong history of success – transforming water for our customers enriching the lives of consumers.

     

    Evoqua’s unparalleled portfolio of proven brands, advanced technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services helps cities across the world provide and discharge clean water and equips the leisure and commercial industries to maximize productivity and profitability.  Every day, millions of people and thousands of companies rely on Evoqua Water Technologies to help meet their needs for clean water.

     

    What does it mean to work here….

     

    Our Mindset:  We put customers first.  We know we succeed only when our customers succeed. To that end, we make decisions at lowest possible levels, at fastest possible speeds – freeing employees to respond to customers quickly and effectively without sacrificing safety or quality.

     

    Our organization: We work as “One Evoqua”.  We collaborate across our global enterprise. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, no single product, group or unit succeeds on their own, no matter how remarkable they are.  We are one team.

     

    Our People: We hire for brains and heart.  We are industry experts who foster great relationships with colleagues and customers.  We value technical knowledge and experience, alongside business insight and people smarts.  We nurture both the hard and soft skills of our talent.

     

    Our Leadership: We lead from where we are.  We take ownership.  We lead from all levels.  We value the opportunity to grow, as a business and as people.  We hold each other accountable to make the right things happen for maximum performance.

     

    Our promise:  Grow with the Best. We grow with the best.  We are on the move.  As the world’s first choice for water solutions, our workplace will continue to evolve and expand, and so will the opportunities.  This is a workplace that nourishes talented people.  Immerse yourself . . . in Evoqua.

     

    The Product Engineer position has responsibility for completing initiatives related to product line improvement, development, cost reduction, standardization, and marketing for the product.  The position reports to the Product Manager, Biological and Digestion and works closely with various teams in the organization including sales support, engineering, procurement, and project management.  The position requires a strong working knowledge of the products and the ability to coordinate and complete complex assignments.  This position will support activities related to Biological, Aeration and Digestion product lines.

     

    Responsibilities include the following:

    • Assist in identifying and evaluating new product development initiatives.  Take the lead role in implementing these initiatives to improve and advance the product line.
    • Value engineer product to realize savings through reduced material cost, fabrication time, and reduction in design engineering.
    • Assist in evaluating component suppliers to ensure system requirements while attaining the best cost and quality.
    • Identify, coordinate, and engage with resources needed from other functional teams to complete assignments.
    • Develop and maintain design tools and standard specifications for the product line.
    • Assist Sales team with pricing and bid strategy
    • Analyze data from customer sites and provide recommendations to resolve specific project issues and/or to improve the product line.
    • Periodically visit customer sites to gather and maintain firsthand knowledge of the product and any product line issues.
    • Review and analyze market data – bidding results, competitor information, papers, etc. to assist in the product line strategy.
    • Work with the Product Manager and various stakeholders to assist in the development of a product strategy and roadmap that aligns with business objectives.

    The position requires strong communication and organizational skills, and the ability to take initiative to find solutions while working with diverse groups across departments and teams.

     

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Minimum of 6 years of experience working with products and technologies in the wastewater industry.
    • B.S. in a related engineering field.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience with product development, value engineering, marketing strategies, and market dynamics
    • Knowledge of these specific product lines or closely related products is highly desirable.  Ability to travel up to 40%, with most of the travel being to our manufacturing facility in Thomasville, GA.
    • Inventor or SolidWorks (highly desired)

    If you are interested, please use this link to apply on our website:

    https://careers.evoqua.com/job/Waukesha-Product-Engineer-WI-53189/791140500/

    Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

    EEO is The Law

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


    Wastewater Operator – Utilities
    Village of Algonquin
    Algonquin, IL
    Posted 12-7-2021

     

    CLOSING DATE: December 17, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
    SALARY RANGE: $54,274.11 – $78,274.11, per current expired union contract.
    HOURS PER WEEK: 40+ hours per week. You will be required to have a flexible schedule (including nights and weekends) as you will be participating in a schedule as an on-call employee for the Utilities Division.

    The Village of Algonquin is seeking applicants for the position of Wastewater Operator for the Utilities Division of the Public Works Department. This position works under the immediate supervision of the Chief Wastewater Operator.

    GENERAL DUTIES: In this role you will be performing a variety of unskilled, semi-skilled, and skilled tasks related to the operation, maintenance, and development of infrastructure and wastewater treatment facilities, including, but not limited to, potable water treatment facilities, water wells, distribution systems, collection systems, sludge disposal systems, and the laboratory. The work also includes operation of motorized / heavy equipment.

    REQUIREMENTS: High School Degree or equivalent or any combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge and experience to perform the work. Illinois Wastewater Class 3, or the ability to obtain the license within 18 months of hire. Illinois Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class “B”, with air brake and tanker endorsements, or the ability to obtain one within six (6) months of the date of hire. Ability and willingness to respond to emergency situations twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Ability to lift up to 100 pounds.

    To apply, candidates must download an employment application from the Village’s website at www.algonquin.org and submit the application and resume only as a PDF to the Human Resources Department hr@algonquin.org OR mail/drop off your application and resume to 2200 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102.

    The Village of Algonquin is an equal opportunity employer.


    WASTEWATER PROCESS CONTROL OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
    CITY OF BROOKFIELD
    BROOKFIELD, WI
    Posted 11-24-2021

     

    PURPOSE:  The Wastewater Process Control Operations Specialist is principally responsible for ensuring the treatment plant is operating effectively and as efficiently as possible to achieve overall WPDES permit compliance.  This position provides technical support for plant process control, laboratory, operations and industrial pretreatment.  Monitors plant SCADA and laboratory data and performs process control adjustments as necessary for optimal treatment.  Works a rotational weekend and holiday schedule for laboratory work. Reports for duty in emergencies.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Examine laboratory data related to plant performance and adjust plant process settings to achieve optimal treatment and to correct plant operational problems.
    • Uses visual observations, SCADA, laboratory information management system and computerized parameter trending for process and operational changes.
    • Microscope analysis of activated sludge.
    • 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.
    • Manage plant WAS/RAS settings for optimal treatment. Operate and maintain plant orthophosphate and chlorine analyzers.
    • Operate, optimize and monitor low-level phosphorus compliance.
    • Performs preventative maintenance on plant equipment. Makes minor equipment repairs.
    • Collaborates with Pretreatment/Lab Supervisor, O&M Supervisor and WPCC Manager with plant process or operational changes, strategies, recommendations and special studies/projects.
    • Collects and analyzes wastewater for performing routine lab tests. Performs wet chemistry, microbiological, and spectrophotometric duties.
    • Sets up and calibrates lab instruments, troubleshoots meters and mixes required chemical reagents.
    • Sets MDL’s and LOQ’s annually.
    • Provides analytical support for various studies/projects, treatment processes and industrial pretreatment sampling & testing.
    • Calculates results, reviews lab data and procedures, and assists Pretreatment/Lab Supervisor, WPCC Manager and O&M Supervisor in correction of plant operation problems.
    • Cleans laboratory including, glassware, sample containers, lab instruments and equipment, lab surfaces, and sinks. Follows all laboratory quality control measures specified in the Lab Quality Manual or specific methodologies.
    • Enters data and calculates results into the main log; files the bench sheets.
    • Maintains accurate accounts of industrial visits for pretreatment.
    • Maintains equipment and log of equipment purchases, equipment upkeep, and laboratory supply/chemical inventory.
    • Records data regarding daily plant performance and performs computer data entry.
    • Develops various standard operating procedures.
    • Promotes and maintains positive departmental public relations with other City department staff and the community in general.
    • Responds or refers complaints to the appropriate person.

     

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

     

    THE REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma, prefer an Associate’s or B.S. Degree in water, wastewater technologies or related technical or science field.
    2. Certification as an Advanced licensed Wastewater Operator in the appropriate subclasses by the Department of Natural Resources.
    3. A minimum of five (5) years of hands-on experience as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator and wastewater process/operations.
    4. A minimum of one (1) year experience in chemistry, microbiology, or water quality analysis.
    5. Excellent written and communication skills.
    6. Knowledge and ability to operate motorized equipment and tools.
    7. Available for call in during wet weather or emergencies.
    8. Valid Wisconsin driver’s license.

    Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

     

    2022 SALARY RATE:  Pay Range 124 – $30.74-$35.14 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, DECEMBER 12, 2021.  This deadline may be extended to meet the needs of the City.

     

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

     

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

     

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


    Treatment plant operator
    city of st. cloud
    St. cloud, MN
    Posted 11-24-2021

     

    Treatment Plant Operator

    Starting Salary; Limited:  $51,563 annually/$24.78 per hour

    Starting Salary; Unlimited:  $54,811 annually/$26.35 per hour

     

    The City of St. Cloud is accepting applications for the position of Treatment Plant Operator. This is skilled work involving operation, maintenance and repair of a wastewater or water treatment facility. Work entails keeping mechanical equipment in proper operating condition and in maintaining the prescribed level of treatment and flow according to departmental policies and regulations.

    Minimum Requirements: Limited: High school diploma and possession of a special boiler’s licenses within six (6) months of appointment and possession of a Class D state treatment plant operator’s license within fifteen (15) months of appointment.

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

     

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

     

    APPLY TO: Obtain and submit completed application to:

     

    City of St. Cloud, Human Resources

    400 Second Street South, St. Cloud, MN  56301

    Phone: 320-255-7217   Fax: 320-255-7261

    www.ci.stcloud.mn.us

     

    DEADLINE:  Friday, December 17, 2021


    DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS
    City of Portage
    Portage, WI
    Posted 10-28-2021

     

    Director of Public Works, Portage, WI (pop. 10,500).  Within 30 minutes of the City of Madison, Portage is located between the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers, and nearby two major Interstate highways. Combined, these features offer an abundance of four-season recreation with a high quality of small-town life, all enhanced by easy access to urban amenities.

     

    Portage is a full-service municipality. The city is about nine square miles, and is home to a number of manufacturing companies and industries. The downtown retail district is a vibrant location for residents and tourists alike.

     

    The city seeks a high-energy, collaborative public works professional to oversee a broad range of services including water and wastewater utilities, engineering, stormwater, streets and facilities maintenance, fleet management and a municipal airport. The ideal candidate is an innovative and collaborative thinker.

     

    The Director manages the activities and operations of the Public Works Department including developing plans, goals, objectives, and action steps for the Department, advising the City Administrator on matters pertaining to departmental functions, and contributing to overall city management as a member of the City’s executive leadership team.  The Director is responsible for leading a department of 23 full-time employees, as well as managing $2.1 million in general fund and $2.4 million in utility budgets. The Director reports to the City Administrator.

     

    The new Director can expect to:

    • Address aging infrastructure including streets and utilities facilities. Like many Midwestern communities, Portage has a long list of demands on its road and sewer networks, with the city taking on an aggressive road rehabilitation program in the last several years.
    • In collaboration with the City Administrator, plan, develop and program city facilities improvements. Planned improvements include upgrades to the public works facility with building and site plan accounted for in the latest CIP. In addition, the wastewater treatment plant is 40 years old, and needs updates per new regulations.
    • Hire a new team member. The city recently authorized the creation of a Utility Manager position to assist in the oversight of the city’s water and wastewater utilities. The new Director of Public Works will have a hand in selecting this new Manager, which will add to the department’s management team including a Manager of Parks and Recreation and two superintendents.
    • Move forward the rehabilitation of the historic Portage canal, a 3.5 mile connection between the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers that dates back to the mid-1850s. The canal is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is Wisconsin’s only canal. Improvements have been underway for a number of years, with recent interest in adding a multi-use trail.
    • Assist the City’s Airport Commission as they undergo updating the facility’s master plan and runway layout.
    • Meet the high standards of service quality that residents have come to enjoy. The Director can expect to infuse within the departmental an organizational culture that is focused on interdepartmental collaboration, as well as responsiveness and proactive outreach to the community.
    • Examine the Department’s staffing levels, workforce deployment and retention issues, and succession planning needs.

     

    Qualified candidates should have:

    • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, public works management, public administration, business administration or related field. P.E. credentials are not required, but highly desired.
    • Three or more years of progressively responsible positions in municipal public works, utilities or construction experience, including supervisory experience.
    • Well developed skills in effective service delivery, creative problem solving and team management.
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills.

     

    Starting salary range for the position is $90,000 – $100,000 +/- DOQ.  Excellent benefit package.

     

    Candidates should apply by November 26, 2021 (open until filled) with resume, cover letter and contact information for three work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #225, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel:  847-380-3240 ext. 103. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

     

    Click HERE to Apply!


    UTILITIES MANAGER
    City of Portage
    Portage, WI
    Posted 10-28-2021

     

    Utilities Manager, Portage, WI (pop. 10,500).  Within 30 minutes of the City of Madison, Portage is located between the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers, and nearby two major Interstate highways. Combined, these features offer an abundance of four-season recreation with a high quality of small-town life, all enhanced by easy access to urban amenities.

     

    Portage is a full-service municipality. The City is about nine square miles, and is home to a number of manufacturing companies and industries. The downtown retail district is a vibrant location for residents and tourists alike. The City seeks a skilled professional to manager and supervise the Portage Water Utility and Portage Wastewater Utility.

     

    This newly created position schedules and oversees utility projects, prepares and presents the operating and capital budgets for both utilities totaling more than $2.4 million, and manages a staff of two superintendents, six operators and two clerical staff.  Portages Water and Portage Wastewater utilities consist of four community wells, and 10 lift stations, and serve approximately 3,500 residential and commercial customers. The Utilities Manager reports directly to the Director of Public Works.

     

    The new Director can expect to:

    • Help the Director of Public Works in the smooth transition of overseeing the operations of the two utilities, with the Utilities Manager taking-on and performing administrative and supervisory functions previously handled by the Director.
    • Oversee new projects such as adding a mobile meter-reading system to the automated system currently in place.
    • In concert with the Director of Public Works, assist in the examination and planning for upgrades to the Utility’s wastewater treatment plant which is 40 years old.
    • Take on the process of discharge permit renewals required by the State of Wisconsin.
    • Meet the high standards of service quality that the utilities’ customers have come to enjoy. The Manager can expect to maintain high customer service expectations and assure that the organization’s culture is focused on responsiveness to the community.
    • Examine the utilities’ staffing levels, workforce deployment and retention issues, and succession planning needs.

     

    Qualified candidates should have:

    • An associate’s in business administration, chemistry or related field.
    • Five to seven years of progressively responsible positions in municipal public works, utilities or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities, including supervisory experience.
    • The ability to obtain Wisconsin DNR operator certifications for water and wastewater utilities.
    • Well developed skills in effective service delivery, project and time management, creative problem solving and team building.
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills.

     

    Starting salary range for the position is $75,000 – $87,000 +/- DOQ.  Excellent benefit package.

     

    Candidates should apply by November 26, 2021 (open until filled) with resume, cover letter and contact information for three work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #225, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel:  847-380-3240 ext. 103. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

     

    Click HERE to Apply!


    Multiple Positions
    North Shore Water Reclamation District
    Gurnee, IL
    Posted 10-26-2021

     

    Senior Programmer/Analyst

    Automation Technician

    Instrument Repairer

    Environmental Technician


    Water Construction Worker
    City of Oshkosh
    Oshkosh, WI
    Posted 10-26-2021

     

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

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

    What Your Job Will Be
    Construction and maintenance. Construction and maintenance work in water utility.
    Respond to after hour call-ins. Respond when called to assist in repairing water main breaks, service leaks or related work.
    Repair. Repair water mains, services, valves and boxes, hydrants and locate stop boxes and valves.

    Operate. Operate equipment used in the construction and/or maintenance of water works facilities.

    Complete all necessary paperwork related to work assignments. Perform all other duties as necessary.

    Skills You Will Need
    Experience. High school diploma or equivalent and possess and maintain a valid WI CDL, Class B with no Air Brake restriction, and good driving record.
    Knowledge. Materials, practices, and equipment used in water distribution maintenance work along with the hazards and safety precautions connected with the water systems.

    Flexibility. Must be able to perform manual labor for extended periods and work in confined spaces.

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

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


    UTILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER II
    City of Elmhurst
    Elmhurst, IL
    Posted 10-26-2021

     

    Position Summary

    The City of Elmhurst is seeking a motivated professional to join our team! This position operates and maintains the City of Elmhurst Utility (water, wastewater, and stormwater) systems. Under general supervision, this position performs general maintenance functions on the utility assets, such as underground water, sanitary and storm systems, and water meters. Other essential functions include but are not limited to:

     

    • Operating equipment such as air compressors, jackhammers, concrete saws, valve turning machines, acoustical monitoring devices, and meter installation devices.
    • Participating in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water, sanitary and storm sewer lines, inlets, and manholes.
    • Participating in repairs/replacement of water services, water main breaks, water valves, hydrants and installation of water taps.
    • Assisting in the operations of televising/flushing equipment.
    • Driving medium to heavy-duty trucks in hauling materials and equipment.
    • Performing snow removal and salting of roadways.
    • Completing routine reports on work performed on computerized management maintenance system, via tablet.

     

     

    Qualifications

    A high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of one year of experience in construction, maintenance and repair of water, sanitary and storm sewer systems. Previous experience operating heavy equipment such as a backhoe and end loader is strongly preferred.  Candidate must possess a valid Class “A” CDL driver’s license with tanker endorsement, or obtain one within one year of hire.

     

    Starting pay commensurate with experience. The hourly range for this position is $26.82 to $34.88 depending upon experience. An excellent benefit package is provided.

     

    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter at Elmhurst.org/jobs immediately. Only online submission materials are accepted. This position will remain open until Monday, November 8, 2021.

    Click here to view the job description.

     

    The City of Elmhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     


    Wastewater Engineer
    NEW Water
    Green Bay, WI
    Posted 10-22-2021

    SUMMARY:

    The Staff Engineer performs professional engineering work in planning, design, construction administration, and inspection on assigned projects for NEW Water’s wastewater treatment facilities and subsidiary facilities.  May assume overall design responsibility for any phase of engineering work on assigned projects.  Work includes managing NEW Water’s consulting engineers, construction activities, and funding through project management activities.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Environmental Engineering, or similar engineering discipline.  Minimum of four years of experience with progressively responsible public or private engineering assignments.  Experience in wastewater treatment is preferred.  Wisconsin Professional Engineer license required within one year of employment.

     

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


    ENGINEERING ASSISTANT
    FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
    Elgin, IL
    Posted 10-15-2021

    The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the non-exempt, full-time position of Engineering Assistant. 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 in the FRWRD Technical Services Department coordinates the issuance of permits within the District. Candidates for this position will work mainly independently to: review project plans for permits, perform basic algebraic and geometric calculations, maintain records, coordinate with developers and other local agencies, enforce District standards, and perform field inspections.

     

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

     

    Position Requirements: HS diploma/GED, Vocational or Technical experience or education preferred. Valid IL driver’s license required. Successful candidates should have some technical education or experience in construction or engineering.

     

    Physical Demands: The employee frequently works at construction sites, around pipes and equipment.  The employee is required to work sitting, standing and driving extended periods.  The employee must be capable of regularly lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds.

     

    This is a non-exempt, full-time position. Salary range $43,680 – $52,000, depending on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package includes medical, dental, vision & IMRF retirement plan. Employment offers are conditional pending physical exam, drug screen, criminal background check, driver’s license and other pre-employment activities.

     

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

     

    Human Resources Manager

    dbutts@frwrd.com

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

    Closing Date: November 5, 2021

     

    FRWRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS – Sustainability & environment
    CITY OF LANCASTER
    LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA
    Posted 10-15-2021

    Lancaster, PA (Pop. 61,564) – The City of Lancaster is located in south central Pennsylvania and serves as the county seat of Lancaster County and is one of the oldest inland towns in the United States. Lancaster ranks eighth in population among Pennsylvania’s cities. The city has a total area of 7.4 square miles and is centrally located between Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia.

    The City was listed as the #32 in “Best Places to Live in the U.S.” by Newsweek in 2018 and Lancaster County was named #1 “Best Place in the Country to Retire” by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. Additionally, Forbes ranked it “14 Best Places to Travel in the U.S.” in 2019. Many visitors come to the area to experience the Amish communities where life moves at a slower pace and centers around time-honored traditions and values. Visitors have the chance to hear the sounds of farm animals and the clip-clop of horse hooves echoing down quiet country roads.  Also, in 2019 the City of Lancaster was designated the first city in Pennsylvania to become a Certified Welcoming City, a city of inclusion for immigrants and refugees.

     

    The City has adopted a strategic plan “Building a Stronger Lancaster Block by Block.” The plan (https://lancasterblockbyblock.com/)focuses on the people of Lancaster and the fundamental work of City government. Carrying forward the four priorities of the Mayor’s administration, the plan is designed to ensure that strong neighborhoods, safe streets, secure incomes and sound government are more than words on paper.

     

    The 2021 combined operating budgets for the City of Lancaster totaled more than $128 million.  The General Fund component of that budget is $65 million, and the portion that is represented by the Stormwater Fund is $4.7 million designated for sustainability and environmental.

     

    The Department of Public Works is charged with maintaining the City infrastructure including water and wastewater facilities for the City and ten municipalities; managing a nationally-recognized stormwater management program; providing safe and clean streets; maintaining and improving public buildings and other public facilities; enhancing recreational opportunities in the City’s parks and open spaces for residents and for use by the Lancaster Recreation Commission; and managing and coordinating the single hauler trash and recycling program.  The motto of DPW is Dedicated to your Quality of Life.

    The Sustainability and Environment Division (S&E), formerly known as the Bureau of Stormwater Management, or ‘Stormwater,’ is responsible for managing the city’s natural resources and its place within the natural environmental context, including the Chesapeake Bay watershed. This encompasses Visioning Sustainability – how should our core utility infrastructure, economic development, and environmental goals – local to global – be understood within the city and its environs.

    It will also be the responsibility of the Deputy Director of Sustainability and Environment to craft a vision for this Division of a Lancaster City with the cleanest air, cleanest water, and cleanest soil possible – our natural resources — in order to support the best possible quality of life for city residents.

     

     

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:

    • The Deputy Director of Public Works is an integral part of the Department’s leadership team, requiring well-developed leadership abilities and management skills that are based upon consensus building, visioning and problem solving. The Deputy Director must have a powerful desire to work in a collegial, fast-paced, team-oriented environment. They must be an initiative-taking, self-starting and confident individual with excellent interpersonal skills.

     

    • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering is required; a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering is preferred. At least four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in the field of civil engineering and/or construction management is required; at least four (4) years experience as a capital improvements/infrastructure project manager is strongly preferred. A Professional Engineer (P.E.) designation is welcome, but not required. Special consideration will be given to those who have experience in managing stormwater and environmental planning in the public or municipal realm.

     

    The City values a collaborative work environment, cultural diversity, and teamwork. There is long tenure among City staff. The organization prides itself on dedicated employees with a professional work ethic, which work together as a team. The salary range for this position is $77,044 – $123,271. The City offers a competitive benefit package centered around a life/work balance. City residency is not required, but it is highly desired.

     

    The recruitment for this position is being handled by GovHR USA. Candidates should apply by November 12, 2021, with resume, cover letter and contact information for five (5) work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of:  Sarah McKee, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #225, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel:  224-282-8310.

     

    The City of Lancaster is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. Diversity and inclusion are critical to their success. They seek to recruit the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool and strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.

     

     

    Click HERE to Apply!

     

     


    WASTEWATER OPERATOR
    Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD)
    ELGIN, IL
    Posted 9-21-2021

    The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the non-exempt, full-time position of Wastewater Operator. 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 involves the daily operation and or maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities in a teamwork environment to meet all applicable standards pertaining to plant effluent and biosolids in a timely, efficient and economical manner. Candidates for this position will operate various equipment including but not limited to; pumps, motors, solids handling equipment, sludge collection, chemical feed, gates and valves. Responds to and takes the appropriate corrective actions to alarms experienced at the facilities. Collects and calculates wastewater operations and control data. Performs general equipment inspection, building, and plant maintenance.

     

    The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 11pm-7am, Tuesday-Saturday. Must be willing to work overtime, holidays and weekends as needed.

     

    Position Requirements: HS diploma/GED, valid IL driver’s license required. Knowledge of wastewater operations a plus. Associate’s degree or equivalent preferred; or three to four years related experience and/or training in wastewater treatment field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and prior computer knowledge and use necessary. SCADA and CMMS system desirable. An Illinois Wastewater Operator Class “4” certification is preferred or actively working toward applicable certification.

     

    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 $22.68 – $28.35 per hour depending on qualifications. Excellent benefits package includes medical, dental, vision & IMRF retirement plan. Employment offers are conditional pending physical exam, drug screen, criminal background, driver’s license and other pre-employment activities.

     

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

     

    Human Resources Manager
    dbutts@frwrd.com

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

    Closing Date: October 22, 2021

     

    FRWRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    WATER UTILITY OPERATOR
    CITY OF BROOKFIELD
    BROOKFIELD, WI
    Posted 9-21-2021

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

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

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

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Water Utility Operator II*:

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

     

    Water Utility Operator I*:

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

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

    Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

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

     

    2021 SALARY RANGE: Water Utility Operator II:$28.69-$32.81 per hour with excellent benefits.
    Water Utility Operator I:$26.52-$30.32 per hour with excellent benefits.
    Water Utility Operator-In-Training:$20.96-$23.97 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 10, 2021.

     

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

     

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

     

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

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


    Instrument and Controls Systems Technician
    City of Appleton
    APPLETON, WI
    Posted 9-21-2021

    SALARY:                 $26.98 – $40.48 Hourly
    OPENING DATE:  09/17/21
    CLOSING DATE:   10/17/21 11:59 PM

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    This is a technically skilled position that requires the incumbent to be fully competent to install, maintain, troubleshoot, document and repair a wide variety of industrial instruments which include: electronic monitoring, metering, controlling and signaling devices used in the treatment and processing in the drinking water supply and wastewater treatment industry. The work covers the entire industrial instrumentation and telemetry trade, and the incumbent is expected to often work independently due to the specialization of the work. The incumbent is required to have a high level of knowledge, skills and abilities, including the ability to trouble shoot telemetry, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and programmable logic control (PLC) software. Knowledge of pumping systems and treatment process control parameters, techniques, and water quality standards is applied. Independent judgment regarding maintenance, control and use of test equipment is required. This position reports to the Technical Services Manager.

     

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    • Installs, adjusts, tests, calibrates, maintains, and repairs a variety of electro-mechanical, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, digital, computer, fiber optic, and electronic components of plant instrumentation.
    • Work with and use all types of volt/ohm/amp, rotation and calibration meters and electronic test equipment.
    • Serve as the Database Administrator for several software platforms.
    • Designs and implements digital process control system logic. Knowledgeable of Programmable Logic Controllers, ladder logic, and function block diagrams.
    • Designs and implements treatment process parameter historical data bases
    • Installs, calibrates, and maintains physical-chemical water quality analyzers to measure turbidity, chlorine residual, fluoride residual, pH, and ORP
    • Troubleshoots telemetry, SCADA, and PLC software and hardware. Performs computer programming and computer installation and repair as it relates to the functions performed by this position.
    • Develops and performs preventive maintenance activities.
    • Completes corrective maintenance work and completes reports and records.
    • Advises, informs and effectively communicates information to specify or recommend equipment and designs for process control and data acquisition systems.
    • Assists in the compilation of inventory and requisition of supplies.
    • Works collaboratively with electricians, operations, and mechanical systems technicians to resolve equipment malfunctions, modifications, or improvements
    • Assists other employees engaged in maintenance and process related work.
    • Maintains regular punctual and predictable attendance, works overtime and extra hours as required.

     

    OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

    • Provides direction and instruction to persons assisting this position for maintenance procedures or on specific projects.
    • Works closely with engineers, system integrators, vendors, and control system designers to incorporate process controls into the plant SCADA system.
    • Provides and compiles data for special plant operation and efficiency studies.
    • Database management.

     

    TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Education or training beyond high school in electronics with a college degree in electronics, computer automation or programming desirable.
    • Three to five years experience as an Instrument Technician in a water or wastewater treatment facility, manufacturing environment, industrial maintenance environment or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.
    • Possesses or the ability to obtain a Technician certificate from the Instrument Society of America or the International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians within 48 months of employment and maintain the certificate when employed.
    • A valid Wisconsin driver license
    • Wastewater treatment and water treatment plant operations and process knowledge.
    • Safety requirements in an industrial environment including precautions associated with working with lockout tagout for electrical systems, mechanical equipment, confined spaces, and chemicals systems.
    • Local, state and federal regulations governing licensed and unlicensed radio communication and knowledge.
    • Maintenance practices and procedures related to water and wastewater process equipment, large capacity pumps, drives, engine-generators, valves, and control mechanisms.
    • Exercise independent judgment based on available information when necessary.
    • Read engineering drawings and utilize operations and maintenance manuals.
    • Increase unit performance with arithmetic calculations to determine process flow, loadings, and chemical dosing set points.
    • Perform analytical procedures according to method protocols and quality control standards.
    • Use computer interfaces including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and reporting software to enter data, produce records and develop reports.
    • Understand and follow oral or written instructions.
    • React promptly and efficiently in emergencies.
    • Maintains effective working relationships with all other staff, outside vendors, regulatory agencies, other City departments, internal customers and the public.
    • Withstand various weather conditions, fumes, odors, and dust generally associated with wastewater treatment processes.
    • Perform tasks which require frequent standing, climbing, reaching, squatting, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying.
    • Safely operate hand-trucks, forklifts, man-lifts, and similar equipment.
    • Perform all duties in a safe manner consistent with department and city safety policies and procedures.
    • Follow confined space entry procedures.
    • Use a variety of personal protective equipment effectively, including respirators and self contained breathing apparatus.

     

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
    COMPETENCIES
    Communication
    Self-directed/Autonomous/Accountable
    Problem Solving
    Technical/Professional/Strategic Skills
    Creative/Innovative
    To learn more about these competencies click here

     

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
    http://www.appleton.org/government/human-resources

    Job #2021-122
    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

    OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
    100 North Appleton Street
    Appleton, WI 54911-4799
    920-832-6458
    humanresources@appleton.org

    An Equal Opportunity Employer


    Water Maintenance Worker
    CITY OF OSHKOSH
    OSHKOSH, WI
    Posted 9-21-2021

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

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

    What Your Job Will Be
    Construction and maintenance. Construction and maintenance work in water utility.
    Respond to after hour call-ins. Respond when called to assist in repairing water main breaks, service leaks or related work.
    Repair. Repair water mains, services, valves and boxes, hydrants and locate stop boxes and valves.
    Operate. Operate equipment used in the construction and/or maintenance of water works facilities.
    Complete all necessary paperwork related to work assignments. Perform all other duties as necessary.

    Skills You Will Need
    Experience. High school diploma or equivalent and possess and maintain a valid WI CDL, Class B with no Air Brake restriction, and good driving record.
    Knowledge. Materials, practices, and equipment used in water distribution maintenance work along with the hazards and safety precautions connected with the water systems.
    Flexibility. Must be able to perform manual labor for extended periods and work in confined spaces.

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

     

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


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

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

    This position will assist the FRWRD Electrician and I&C Specialist in the installation, maintenance and repair of the district’s electrical and control systems. Candidates for this position will work on electrical systems from 24 vac to 480 vac. Instrumentation and control systems include work on Allen-Bradley PLC, FactoryTalk View SE SCADA, Hach, Endress-Hauser, and YSI/XYLEM/WTW instruments.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    FRWRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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

     

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

     

    This position requires:

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

     

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

     

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

     

    Thank you for your interest in employment with the District.


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

     

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

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

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

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


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

     

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

     

    Job Summary

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

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

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

     

    Preferred Qualifications

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

     

    Minimum Qualifications

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

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

     

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

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

     

    What Your Job Will Be

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

     

    Skills You Will Need

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

     

    Why You Will Love Working With Us

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

     

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

     


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

    OPENING DATE: June 7, 2021

    CLOSING DATE: August 8, 2021

    JOB TYPE: Full-Time

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

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

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

     

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

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

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Five years’ experience operating a potable water treatment plant.

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

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

     


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

    OPENING DATE: June 7, 2021

    CLOSING DATE: August 8, 2021

    JOB TYPE: Full-Time

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

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

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

     

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

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

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Five years’ experience operating a potable water treatment plant.

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

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

     


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

    OPENING DATE: June 7, 2021

    CLOSING DATE: August 8, 2021

    JOB TYPE: Full-Time

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

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

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

     

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

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

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Three years’ experience operating a potable water treatment plant.

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

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

     


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

    OPENING DATE: June 7, 2021

    CLOSING DATE: August 8, 2021

    JOB TYPE: Full-Time

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

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

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

     

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

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

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Two-year degree in Water Environment Technologies is preferred.

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

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

     

     


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

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

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

     

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

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

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

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

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


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

    Job Summary:

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

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

     

    Job Description:

    Nutrient Lab Assignments

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

     

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

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

     

    Job Qualifications

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

     

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


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

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

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

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

    The ideal candidate will possess:

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

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

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

    Click HERE to Apply!


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

    Position Description:

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

     

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

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

    Equal Opportunity Employer


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

    To Apply to this position, click here.

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

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

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

     

    Qualifications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The Madison Metropolitan Sewer District is an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to equity, diversity and inclusiveness, and seeks to create a cooperative, welcoming community for all. Individuals who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve are encouraged to apply.


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

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

     

    The purpose of this position is to perform plant maintenance work of a skilled nature.

     

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

     

    The hiring pay range for this position is $24.88/hr to $29.27/hr pending qualifications (maximum position pay to $35.12/hr). Applications are being accepted through July 12, 2021. A complete job description and NEOGOV application are available on-line through the City of Racine Human Resources Department at:

     

    http://www.cityofracine.org/

     

    Qualified applicants must apply online and include a cover letter and resume.

     

    AA/EEO/ADA EMPLOYER


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

    The Racine Wastewater Utility is responsible for the recycling of municipal wastewater for return as a clean resource into Lake Michigan through the operation of advanced computer instrumentation and mechanical equipment. The Utility is designed to treat 36 mgd of regional flow serving the City of Racine, Village of Mount Pleasant, Village of Caledonia, Village of Sturtevant, Village of Elmwood Park, and Village of North Bay.

     

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

     

    An associate degree related to wastewater treatment; or completion of a WI Wastewater Operators Apprenticeship; or 2 years of verifiable mechanical work experience with pumps, compressors, blowers, or engines is required. A WI Dept of Natural Resources (DNR) Basic Wastewater Operator’s License in at least three (3) applicable subgrades is required within three (3) years of hire. A Third Class ASOPE Facility Operating Engineer’s license is required within one (1) year of hire. The Utility will provide educational assistance toward achieving license credentials. Computer proficiency is also desired. Candidate must also hold a valid driver’s license; and be able to work a rotating 24-hour work schedule.

     

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

     

    Applications are being accepted through July 2, 2021 or until positions are filled. A complete job description and NEOGOV application are available on-line through the City of Racine Human Resources Department at:

     

    http://www.cityofracine.org/

     

    Qualified applicants must include a cover letter and resume.

    AA/EEO/ADA EMPLOYER


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

    To Apply to this position, click here.

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

    Primary Functions:

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

     

    Qualifications

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

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

    To Apply to this position, click here.

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

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

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

    Qualifications:

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

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

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

     

    PRIMARY DUTIES

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

     

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

     

    KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

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

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

     

    SELECTION PROCESS & TESTING INFORMATION

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

     

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

     

    APPLICATION PROCESS

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

     

    Probation Period:  9 months

    Duration of Eligible List:  6 months

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Women and Minority Applicants Encouraged to Apply


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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    EOE


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

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

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

    The duties of this job include physical activities such as stooping, kneeling, standing, reaching, walking, lifting and/or moving (up to 100 pounds), grasping, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing, and making repetitive motions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus. Must be willing to work in malodorous, nauseating, and dangerous work conditions. Must be able to withstand inclement weather such as snow, cold, rain, heat, humidity, sun, etc. Plant Operator will work in both indoor and outdoor settings.

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

     

    PLANT OPERATOR MATRIX/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS/SALARY

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

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

    HOW TO APPLY:

    1. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to vobjobs@bensenville.il.us.
    2. Applicants must indicate “Wastewater Operator” in the subject line of their e-mail.
    3. The selected finalist will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference check, and a post-offer medical physical with a drug and alcohol screen.

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

    THE VILLAGE OF BENSENVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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

    Northern Moraine Wastewater Reclamation District has an immediate opening for a Wastewater Operator-In-Training. This is a non-exempt position with the primary role to develop the skills, knowledge, and experience required to operate all wastewater treatment and collection processes and their associated equipment. An individual in this position will initially be classified as an Operator-In-Training. As operational knowledge increases to a satisfactory level, as determined by the District Manager, this person will be utilized as an on-call Wastewater Operator with the increased responsibility for the operation, repair and maintenance of equipment and the monitoring, sampling and control of the District’s wastewater treatment facilities, comprised of the collection system and treatment plant.

    Applicants will be expected to obtain an Illinois Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Air Brake Endorsement within 6 months of the date of hire, and an Illinois Class 4 Wastewater Operator Certification within 12 months of the date of hire. A high school graduate (or equivalent) and a valid driver’s license is required. Other combinations of education, skills, experience and certification may be considered. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Starting Range is $17.74 – $20.87 per hour, depending on qualifications. The District provides excellent benefits, including IMRF.

    Duties encompass all facets of wastewater facility operations, maintenance and repairs on the District’s 2 MGD treatment plant and extensive collection system. Applicants should be comfortable working in a wastewater environment. Applicant should be able to show the ability to learn the principals and practices involved in the operation and maintenance of wastewater collection, conveyance, and treatment systems. Interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume, including professional references to Mohammed Haque, District Manager at haque@nmwrd.org.


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

    The Northern Moraine Wastewater Reclamation District has an immediate opening for a Wastewater Operator. This is a non-exempt position with responsibility for the operation, repair and maintenance of equipment and the monitoring, sampling and control of the District’s wastewater treatment facilities, comprised of the collection system and treatment plant.

    Applicants with wastewater plant and collection system operational experience and a higher Wastewater Operators license will be preferred. A Class 4 Wastewater Operators license is required for the position. A high school graduate (or equivalent) and a valid driver’s license is required. A minimum of two years of
    experience in wastewater operation is required. Other combinations of education, skills, experience and certification may be considered. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Starting Range is $23.95 – $30.35 per hour, depending on qualifications and certifications. The District provides excellent benefits, including Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

    Duties encompass all facets of wastewater facility operations, maintenance and repairs on the District’s 2 MGD treatment plant and extensive collection system.

    Applicant should be able to show knowledge of the principals and practices involved in the operation and maintenance of wastewater collection, conveyance, and treatment systems. Interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume, including professional references to Mohammed Haque, District Manager at haque@nmwrd.org.


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

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

     

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

     

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

     

    Primary Functions

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

     

    Secondary Functions

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

     

    Experience and Education Required

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

     

    Required Skills, Abilities and Qualifications

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

     

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


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

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

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

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

     

    Overview of Benefits for this exciting opportunity!

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

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

     

    Qualifications

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

    Miscellaneous Information

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

     


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

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


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

     

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

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

     

    What Your Job Will Be

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

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

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

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

     

    Skills You Will Need

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

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

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

     

    Why You Will Love Working With Us

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

     


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

     

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

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

    Candidates must have a minimum of a B.S. in civil or environmental engineering; 5 years of experience in engineering consulting; a professional engineer license; and proficiency with Civil 3D
    software, preparing plans and specifications for bidding, and storm water modeling and permitting. Candidate must be able to effectively coordinate with a larger design team, self-perform work, and receive and provide feedback and mentoring. The ability to manage projects or perform other hydrologic and hydraulic modeling is helpful but not required. The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of experience, strong academic credentials, demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent professional references and work examples.

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

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

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


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

     

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

     

    To Apply to this position CLICK HERE

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

     

    Primary Functions:

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

     

    JOB REQUIREMENTS

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

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

     

     

     


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

     

    The Organization

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

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

     

    The Position

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

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

     

    Essential Job Duties

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

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

     

    Qualifications and Requirements

    Education and Experience

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

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the Operator work group, and other District personnel.
    • Strong ability to review and analyze data and trends for troubleshooting and problem solving.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage time to efficiently and effectively complete tasks.
    • Skilled in the safe use of hand and power tools.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Good computer and mathematics skills. Process Control System (PCS) experience preferred.
    • Proficient with computers and computer programs related to wastewater plant operations and general word processing documents and data spreadsheets.
    • Ability and willingness to be certified in confined area entry procedures, CPR, and First Aid within the first six months of employment.
    • Must successfully complete training in forklift operation, respiratory protection, lockout/tag out, and fire extinguisher operation within the first year of employment.

    Other

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

     

    Physical Requirements

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

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

     

    Salary and Benefits

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

     

    How to Apply

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

    The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to equity, diversity and inclusiveness and seeks to create a cooperative, welcoming community for all. Individuals who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve are encouraged to apply.


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

     

    DESCRIPTION:

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

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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

     

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

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

     

    WORK SCHEDULE:

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

     

    SALARY/BENEFITS:

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

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    1. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: applicants@glenellyn.org.  Hard copies (faxed, mailed, hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.
    2. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #14-21 GWA PT Plant Operator) in the subject line of their e-mail.
    3. The selected finalist will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference check, and a post-offer medical physical with a drug screen.
    4. The position is open until filled; however, first review of applications will begin on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 5:00 pm.  Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Human Resources at 630-469-5000.

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

     

    SUMMARY:

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

     

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

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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


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

     

    SUMMARY:

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

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

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

     

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

     

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

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

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

     

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


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

     

    SUMMARY:

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

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

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

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


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

     

    SUMMARY:

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

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

     

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

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

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

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

     

    Skills You Will Need
    Experience. Associate’s Degree in Water, Wastewater or a related field; or a high school diploma or equivalent and one or more years of experience in Water, Wastewater or a related field, the ability to obtain a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a Grade T, Class S Surface Water Waterworks Operator Certifications within one year of hire, and possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

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

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

     

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

     

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The primary role of this position is to develop the skills, knowledge, and experience required to operate all NEW Water treatment processes and their associated equipment at both wastewater treatment facilities. An individual in this position will initially be classified as an “Operator-In-Training”. As operational knowledge at the Green Bay (GBF) and De Pere (DPF) facilities increase to a satisfactory level, as determined by the Treatment Manager, this person will be utilized as a relief operator on a crew. This position is expected to perform all of the same tasks as a Treatment Operator but at a reduced level of responsibility.  Pay Grade 8 hourly rate range is $23.47-$33.13.

    Advancement opportunities exist for this person to move into a Treatment Operator position in Pay Grade 9 upon successfully completing all training and upon approval by the Treatment Manager.  The Pay Grade 9 hourly rate range is $26.28-$37.10.

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

     

    Plant Operation:

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

     

    Safety:

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

     

    Research and Development:

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

     

    Coordinating, Scheduling, and Requisitioning:

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

     

    Job Qualifications

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

     

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


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

     

    SUMMARY:

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

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

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    A minimum of two years of operating experience in progressively responsible wastewater field is required.  Associate’s degree in Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Sciences, Civil Engineering or related field of study is required.  Completion of the Wisconsin Wastewater Operators State Apprenticeship Program may substitute for the associate’s degree. Demonstrated aptitude in the areas of mechanical operation, mathematics, biology, and chemistry.  An equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience will also be considered.

     

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

     


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

     

    SUMMARY:

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

     

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

     

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

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

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

     

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


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

     

    SUMMARY:

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

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

     

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

     

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

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

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

     

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

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

     


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

     

    SUMMARY:

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

     

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

     

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

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

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

     

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

    Mission Statement

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