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Wastewater Project Engineer
MSA Professional services
madison, wi
Posted 2017-06-19

Job Description

We are currently seeking a full-time Project Engineer to join our Wastewater team. The primary role of this position will be in the field of wastewater treatment planning, design, and construction. As an Engineer in our Wastewater Community of Practice, you will work as part of a team on a variety of projects. MSA values employees with exceptional client focus and strong technical know how. Our local connections and technical mentoring paired with your passion for improving water quality will help you and MSA stand out as the consultant of choice.

 

Responsibilities:
  • Wastewater facilities planning and feasibility studies
  • Wastewater process design & modeling
  • Contract drawings using AutoCAD Civil3D software
  • Project specifications and bidding documents
  • Regulatory and technical permit preparation
  • QA/QC of planning and design projects
  • Coordinate with internal and external clients
  • Administer construction of wastewater-related projects
 
Required Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering required
  • Masters of Science degree in wastewater-related program is preferred
  • 5 years of wastewater experience required
  • WI PE required (MN or other state PE also would be a plus)
  • The ideal candidate with have greater than 7 years of prior experience with wastewater facilities planning, design, and construction preferred
  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D, BioWin, and Arc View preferred
  • Experience with project management or a desire to step into that role preferred

 

Apply today to join a growing Midwest employee owned multi-discipline engineering firm with a solid reputation, opportunity for professional development, and great benefits! MSA provides generous health, dental, and paid time off benefits starting on day one, as well as, a competitive salary and support of ongoing professional education and training. Apply with your resume and cover letter at www.msa-ps.com. Find out more about MSA’s culture and work environment at: https://www.facebook.com/MSAProfessionalServices or http://www.pinterest.com/careersatMSA!

MSA is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class.


 

wwtp superintendent
city of sheboygan
sheboygan, wi
Posted 2017-06-13

The City of Sheboygan is accepting applications for a Superintendent, Wastewater Treatment Plant. Under the general direction of the Director of Public Works, this position is responsible for all operations and supervisor of personnel of the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Work involves planning, organizing, and directing programs and activities for the efficient operation of the regional wastewater treatment system. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Salary range is $61,562 – $92,343 (DOQ).

 

For an application and a statement of the requirements, contact:  www.sheboyganwi.gov

 

Cover letter and resume may be sent to: humanresources@sheboyganwi.gov

or

City of Sheboygan City Hall
Attn:  Human Resources, Room 204
828 Center Avenue | Sheboygan, WI  53081

An Equal Opportunity Employer   F|M|H


relief operator
Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District
Chicago heights, il
Posted 2017-06-12

DEPARTMENT:        Operations
REPORTS TO:           Works under the direction of the Chief Operator and Operator Foreman.
SUPERVISES:            Has no supervisory authority but has a higher degree of responsibility when assigned to work with laborers or janitor.

 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

The primary function of the relief operator is to work for the shift operators when they are off due to vacations, extended illnesses, or leaves of absence.

 
QUALIFICATIONS AND JOB REQUIREMENTS:

A high school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of similar operating experience is required.

Must possess average mechanical aptitude, basic mathematical knowledge, and be computer literate.

See labor contract for certification requirements. He/she must have a valid driver’s license, be personable, able to take orders and work well with others.  Tests may be given to determine the applicant with the best growth potential.  20/40 corrected vision is required.

 
TYPICAL DUTIES WHEN NOT FILLING IN FOR A SHIFT OPERATOR INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  1. Assist shift operators or operation staff as required
  2. Assist maintenance or laboratory personnel with special or large projects as required
  3. Clean and maintain instrumentation, analyzers, and sampling equipment
  4. Clean tanks and their related components such as weirs
  5. Exercise valves or equipment
  6. Collect and enter data
  7. Remove from service or return to service tanks and equipment
  8. Perform other duties as assigned
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Works in the operating treatment plant with its related hazards.  Must be able to inspect plant equipment and buildings. Expected to respond to an emergency call-in 24 hours per day, 7 days per week in a timely manner.  As a public employee, the individual is expected to display the appropriate public conduct.

 

DISCLAIMER:

This position description is intended as a guide and does not constitute an employment contract or provide the assurance of continued employment.  The position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters, Local 705 and the District’s personnel policy and work rules.

Please submit your resume along with cover letter and salary history to:

Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District
700 West End Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

or

E-mail: Applications2@thorncreekbasin.org  
(Please limit electronic submittals to Microsoft Word or Adobe pdf)


CHEMIST/LABORATORY SUPERVISOR
Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District
Chicago heights, il
Posted 2017-06-12

DEPARTMENT:        Laboratory
REPORTS TO:           Laboratory Director
SUPERVISES:            Lab Technicians, Lab Assistants, and Lab Aides

 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

Assists the Laboratory Director in the supervision and all other aspects of the District’s Laboratory and industrial monitoring program. Assumes command when the Laboratory Director is absent.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND JOB REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Biology and 3 years of experience in wet chemistry techniques or similar experience. Supervisory experience is preferred, but not required. Must have strong communication, organizational, and computer skills.  Must be able to work under pressure with a high degree of professionalism and a minimal amount of direct supervision.  Must have a valid driver’s license.  Expected to respond to emergencies 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

 
TYPICAL DUTIES
  1. Perform analyses for bacteriological and chemical tests when needed. Chemist will analyze for hexavalent chromium, sulfates, nitrates, and fluoride.  Serves as backup for Laboratory Technicians performing all daily routine tasks, and for Laboratory Aide running Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen.
  2. Verifies methods are being followed as written in our standard operating procedure manual.  Assists the Laboratory Director with updating and modifying the standard operating procedures.
  3. Monitors employee performance to ensure productivity and compliance with work rules and directs lab personnel in keeping lab clean, safe, and organized.
  4. Perform data entry on outside lab analysis and assist in preparing results reports.
  5. Perform weekly review of logbooks and quality control charts.
  6. Detect and resolve problems relating to poor quality control results.
  7. Trains new employees.
  8. Supervise the monthly Laboratory Safety and training program.
  9. Perform monthly purchasing for general operating supplies.
  10. Have a general understanding of the Industrial Pretreatment program.
  11. Supervise and assist lab personnel with problem solving and troubleshooting lab equipment.
  12. Perform general administrative work.
  13. Other duties as assigned by the Lab Director.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Works in the treatment plant and laboratory with their related hazards.  Must be able to inspect plant equipment and make evaluations.  Works with minimal direct supervision.

As a public employee in a position of major responsibility, the individual is expected to display the appropriate public conduct.

 
DISCLAIMER:

This job description is intended to serve as a guide and does not constitute an employment contract or provide assurance of continued employment. This is a salaried, supervisory position and serves at the will of the District management and Board of Trustees.

 

Please submit your resume along with cover letter and salary history to:

Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District
700 West End Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

or

E-mail: Applications2@thorncreekbasin.org  
(Please limit electronic submittals to Microsoft Word or Adobe pdf)


 Senior Project Manager – Process Engineer
Milwaukee metropolitan sD
milwaukee, wi
Posted 2017-06-08

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (District) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Project Manager – Process Engineer. Under the direction of the Section Manager, the successful candidate will provide project management for capital projects. In addition, the District is specifically seeking applicants with expertise in wastewater treatment processes and wastewater treatment plant energy management. Expertise in the areas of instrumentation and control systems and wastewater treatment plant operations is also desirable.

 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
  • Designing and operating wastewater treatment processes including preliminary treatment, primary treatment, secondary biological process, secondary clarification and return sludge systems, and disinfection.
  • Designing and operating biosolids handling processes including pumping, screening, thickening, dewatering, anaerobic digestion, thermal drying, and high strength wastes.
  • Knowledge and experience in wastewater treatment plant energy management, which includes reducing energy demands and consumption.
  • Knowledge and experience with energy production through on-site generation of energy from biogas and other renewable sources.
  • Knowledge and experience performing economic analysis of proposed capital projects to compare projected energy cost savings to the cost of implementing the project. Ability to calculate the life-cycle cost of a project in order to determine the return on investment.
  • Knowledge and experience in using instrumentation and control systems for monitoring and controlling wastewater treatment plant processes and facilities.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering or related field.
  • Six to seven years of job related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license required
  • Strong project management skills
  • High degree of interpersonal and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to resolve conflict
  • Ability to apply engineering principles and practices to the solution of engineering problems
  • Experience in managing and monitoring project budgets
  • e-Builder project management software experience and GIS software knowledge is preferred
  • Expertise in the areas of instrumentation and control systems and wastewater treatment plant operations is also desirable
  • Training on OSHA safety, confined space and first aid; ability to perform all physical requirements of the job including confined space entry
  • Computer software proficiency
  • Valid Driver’s License

 

As of October 24, 2016, the District no longer has a residency policy.

SALARY: $80,900 – $95,200 – $114,200; DOQ Excellent Benefits Package

Accepting applications through Monday, June 26, 2017.

Visit the MMSD website at www.mmsd.com for application materials. Along with the MMSD application, interested candidates should include a cover letter and resume.

HUMAN RESOURCES
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
260 West Seeboth Street | Milwaukee, WI 53204
Senior Project Manager – Process Engineer

 


WASTEWATER TREATMENT OPERATOR HELPER
city of east moline
east moline, il
Posted 2017-06-06

DESCRIPTION:

The City of East Moline Wastewater Treatment Plant is accepting applications for the position of Operator Helper.  Duties include working with Operator to ensure proper operation of plant and act as the Operator in the Operator’s absence.  Duties include but not limited to monitoring of plant equipment with minor maintenance and repairs; building and grounds maintenance and repairs; collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests. 

Must have high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.  Previous experience or course work in wastewater treatment and/or maintenance is desired, State of Illinois class IV Wastewater license preferred or ability to obtain. 

Visit www.eastmoline.com for application and complete job description. 

Applications can also be obtained at the East Moline City Hall Annex, 912 16th Avenue, East Moline lL. 

Deadline to submit application June 16, 2017.  AAP/EEO


Chief Wastewater Plant Operator
FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
South ELGIN, il
Posted 2017-06-06

DESCRIPTION:

The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Chief Wastewater Plant 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.

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

General Responsibilities: include planning and directing daily operations of the FRWRD’s wastewater facilities, odor control systems and biosolids digestion, dewatering, and disposal.  Supervision of 15-20 employees in the Wastewater/Water Treatment Facilities, responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of operations.

Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university preferred; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, valid Driver’s License, equivalency to Illinois Wastewater Plant Operator Class 1 certification required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands of this position require the employee to frequently stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Salary: Starting salary $70,000.00-$85,000.00 annual equivalent DOQ, with an excellent benefits package and retirement plan. Relocation assistance may be available.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to fvenegas@frwrd.com or in person at the FRWRD Administration building, 1957 LaFox St., South Elgin IL 60177. Employment offers are contingent on a background check, drug screening and other pre-employment screenings.

Fox River Water Reclamation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Maintenance Superintendent
Glenbard wastewater authority
glen ELLYN, il
Posted 2017-05-25

DESCRIPTION:

The Glenbard Wastewater Authority (“the Authority”) is recruiting for an experienced (full-time) Maintenance Superintendent. This position oversees and performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of wastewater treatment plant facilities and equipment. The position also provides a variety of supervisory and administrative functions, including supervision of personnel and contractors, budgeting, contract management, parts/equipment procurement, and project management. Position is required to respond to off-hours calls, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed. Other related duties as assigned. Position reports directly to the Authority’s Executive Director.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Plan, schedule, assign, and oversee daily maintenance activities for treatment plant facilities and equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair a variety of equipment and machines used for wastewater treatment activities.
  • Develop and oversee preventative maintenance schedules and procedures for all wastewater treatment equipment.
  • Perform a variety of machining and fabrication of various parts, including performing welds, cuts, heating, bending, straightening, brazing and soldering; performs light plumbing activities as assigned.
  • Plan and schedule major projects involving significant equipment refurbishing and/or replacements.
  • Inspect plant facilities to ensure proper working order of machinery and equipment; perform installation of new equipment.
  • Evaluate operations and activities in a Division; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare and maintain various reports and records on operations and activities.
  • Participate in capital planning and budgeting activities, as well as project design and equipment layout.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory of tools and equipment and requisition parts, as necessary.
  • Operate a variety of commercial vehicles and heavy-duty tools and equipment properly & safely.
  • Evaluate employee work performance; coach and develop employees; inspire confidence; and make recommendations regarding merit raises based on performance evaluations; administer and recommend progressive discipline with sound judgment, as needed.
  • Develop cooperative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and oversee contractors and monitor performance.
  • Set-up safe work practices and use appropriate safety equipment.
  • Assist in after-hours, emergency response operations.
 
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To receive consideration for this position, applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and have at least ten (10) years of increasingly responsible plant maintenance experience or possess an equivalent combination of education/specialized training/related experience with at least three years in a leadership role. Qualified candidates should also possess, or demonstrate the ability to possess, a Class IV Operating License through the IEPA, additional mechanical maintenance certifications are a plus. Candidates must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle driver’s license; and possess or be able to obtain a Class B-CDL within one (1) year of employment. The general work schedule is Monday-Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. Must also be able to respond to after-hours call-backs and be prepared for and confront emergency conditions as necessary.

Qualified applicants should demonstrate the ability to define problems and exercise good judgment in effectively solving problems. The ability to develop positive working relationships with the general public, contractors, and coworkers is a critical skill set. The ability to operate various types of heavy-duty tools and equipment is also required. Must be able to perform basic 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 intermediate skills in the operation of computers and related software; previous knowledge of SCADA systems is a plus. Prior experience with operating heavy-duty tools and equipment is desirable. Candidate must also possess, or demonstrate the ability to obtain, certification in CPR and first-aid, as well as a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and respirators.

The duties of this job include physical activities such as stooping, kneeling, standing, reaching, climbing, walking, lifting and/or moving (up to 50 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. Employee works around vibrations and noise, moving mechanical parts, confined spaces, heights, and is exposed to malodorous and sometimes nauseating fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and extreme outdoor temperatures. Work environment includes primarily indoor work; however, must be able to withstand inclement, all-weather outdoor conditions.

 
SALARY/BENEFITS:

The pay range for this full-time position is $32.04/hr ($66,643) to $48.68/hr ($101,254), with an excellent fringe benefits package, including participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) defined benefit pension plan. Anticipated starting salary for this position is +/- $85,000/year DOQ. Actual starting salary is negotiable, and will be dependent upon qualifications, experience, and professional achievement. This position is non-exempt under FLSA.

 
HOW TO APPLY:
  1. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter vgeresume@glenellyninfo.org. Hard copies (faxed, mailed, hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.
  2. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #17-17-GWA Maint. Spt) 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.
  4. Position is open until filled; first review of applications will occur on June 12, 2017. 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


water/wastewater utility manager
CITY OF ASHLAND
Ashland, WI
Posted 2017-05-23

The City of Ashland is accepting applications for a Water/Wastewater Utility Manager. This is an exempt/salaried position with an annual salary range of $67,000 to $72,000, based on experience.

For more information, visit the Quick Links on the City of Ashland website at www.coawi.org or pick up an application at the Ashland City Clerk’s Office, 601 Main Street West, Ashland, WI 54806.
Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, City of Ashland Employment Application and resume to jobs@coawi.org .

Application deadline is June 5, 2017.


Street superintendent
city of de pere
Green bay, wisconsin
Posted 2017-05-17

De Pere is a city of approximately 24,000 located on the Fox River in the Green Bay Metropolitan region.  The community has a reputation for an exceptional quality of life provided by a thriving downtown, great residential neighborhoods, ample recreational opportunities, successful commercial/business areas and community mindedness.   As an employer, the City provides an engaging work environment focused on collaboration and team building.  De Pere strives to attract, develop, and retain critical talent by promoting a diversity of thought, valuing differing perspectives, and empowering employees to share their authentic viewpoints at all levels and functions within the City.  Diversity and inclusiveness enhance our employees’ ability to be thoughtful, effective and efficient while providing the very highest level of municipal service to our community.

The City of De Pere is seeking a Street Superintendent to become an integral part of our team.  The Street Superintendent is responsible for supervision of the personnel engaged in all street division and fleet maintenance activities including street and sewer maintenance, collection of solid waste, refuse, brush, recycling, compost site, snow and ice control and removal, sign maintenance and maintenance and repair to all City trucks, cars and equipment.  Full position details are available on our website at www.de-pere.org; click on the Jobs tab and click on the position title.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Associate degree in construction management, automotive technology, solid waste management, water or wastewater management, or related field; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. Five years of experience in Public Works operations.
  3. Five years of prior supervisory experience.
  4. Valid Wisconsin driver’s license and good driving record.

 

A combination of education and experience may be considered.

Starting Range is $67,267 – $76,876, depending on qualifications.  Full salary range is $67,267 – $92,248.

Typical Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 6:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. plus additional hours as needed, including emergencies and snow plow operations.

How to Apply: Apply online at www.de-pere.org; click on Jobs tab and follow the link for employment.

Application Deadline:  Applications are being accepted until the position is filled.  Applications will begin to be reviewed the week of June 5, 2017.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a talented and diverse workforce.


assistant chemist
Wheaton sanitary district
Wheaton, IllinoiS
Posted 2017-05-11

The Wheaton Sanitary District (WSD) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Chemist. The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 7am – 3:30pm Monday through Friday, with occasional on call responsibilities, and will report to the Laboratory Manager.

Responsibilities include: providing accurate and timely analytical information to comply with the Illinois National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) requirements, and monitoring the treatment plant’s effectiveness. Responsible for a wide variety of laboratory sampling, analysis, and quality control functions. Aids the Laboratory Manager with training and developmental needs of staff and for influencing the technical capabilities of each individual, as well as fostering a team environment. Works closely with the Laboratory Manager to plan, administer, and review laboratory testing that meet 40 CFR and 503 regulations. Duties also include maintaining equipment, and compliance with State and Federal regulations, data validation and reporting, and customer service.

The position requires a valid Illinois Driver’s license. Bachelor of Science degree in a related field and five years of supervisory experience.

The physical demands of this position require the employee to frequently stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

This is a non-exempt position. Starting wage range is $55,494-75,234, DOQ, with an excellent benefits package and retirement plan. Applicants should apply with a WSD employment application (found on our website), for consideration and forward to: baert@wsd.dst.il.us

 


FOREMAN CLASS 1
Wheaton sanitary district
Wheaton, IllinoiS
Posted 2017-05-11

The Wheaton Sanitary District (WSD) is seeking qualified applicants for the operator position of Foreman. The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 7am-3:30pm Monday through Friday, with on-call responsibilities and will report to the Plant Superintendent.

Responsibilities include overall operations of the treatment plant by coordinating daily activities under minimal supervision with the Plant Superintendent, performs highly skilled tasks of principles, goals, terminology, equipment, materials, and operating procedures for the maintenance and operation of the facility.  Ensure that proper treatment is being provided, including routine collection of wastewater samples for process control and EPA compliance: adjusting chemical feed rates, samplers, wet wells levels, storage reservoirs, and tanks; operates and maintains all pumps, and equipment; maintains SCADA systems; enters and tracks data for reporting and operational purposes; ensures security at the wastewater facility.

This position requires a valid State of Illinois Driver’s license, a State of Illinois CDL class B license, a Class 1 level of wastewater certification from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. A Class 2 operator will be considered if experience and management knowledge are proven to be strong and they obtain a Class 1 within 12 months of hire. A Bachelor’s Degree and eight years of experience and/or training is preferred.

The physical demands of this position require the employee to frequently stand, walk, sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls: reach with hands and arms: climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl; talk, see hear and smell. Ability to navigate all types of terrain and the ability to lift and carry 80 pounds.

This is a non-exempt position. Starting wage range is $62,774-83,637, DOQ, with an excellent benefits package and retirement plan. Applicants should apply with a WSD employment application (found on our website), for consideration and forward to: baert@wsd.dst.il.us

 


Wastewater Treatment Plant
Chemist/Pretreatment Coordinator
East Moline, IllinoiS
Posted 2017-04-18

The City of East Moline is accepting applications for the position of Chemist/Pre-Treatment Coordinator for the Waste Water Treatment Plant.  Primary function will be the overall responsibility for wastewater lab testing, process control, record keeping, and the pre-treatment program for the City of East Moline.

Applicant must possess an Illinois EPA Class 1 Wastewater Operator’s License or have the ability to obtain within the required time frame, degree in chemistry, biology, or related field preferred, or equivalent combination of experience and training. This position commands management skills, budget experience and thorough knowledge of wastewater operations.  Must be able to instruct & train personnel, monitor daily operations, perform a variety of chemical and bacteriological tests to keep plant in compliance, and maintain a safe work environment.  Basic working knowledge of personal computer, including Word and Excel and data bases; must possess good written and verbal skills.   

Applications are available at the City Hall Annex, 912 16th Avenue, East Moline, IL or visit our website at www.eastmoline.com for more information.  Please submit application along with resume and references to City Hall Annex no later than 4:30 pm on May 26, 2017. EEO/AAP

 


 Pre-treatment Program Coordinator
NEW Water, the brand of Green Bay msd
Green Bay, WI
Posted 2017-04-18

 

JOB SUMMARY
The Pretreatment Program Coordinator position is responsible for the continued development, implementation and management of NEW Water’s Industrial Pretreatment Program, the Hauled Waste Receiving Program (domestic and high strength); and identifying, recommending and implementing pollution prevention strategies to mitigate compounds of concern identified on our WPDES permit.
 
SKILLS and ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of analytical chemistry and laboratory practices
  • Knowledge of USEPA and DNR rules and regulations for a National Pretreatment Program
  • Knowledge of biochemistry involved in wastewater treatment processes and procedures including hydrogen sulfide mitigation, wastewater metering and sampling equipment practices
  • Knowledge of ordinances and policies regarding sewer use and program billing
  • Knowledge of preventive infrastructure practices, methods, tools, and equipment used in wastewater flow metering, sampling and pH monitoring of wastewater discharges
  • Knowledge of chemical elements, structures and properties
  • Knowledge of federal and state testing procedures and instrumentation utilized for testing
  • Ability to understand complex policies, procedures and technical problems using sound judgement to recommend an effective and appropriate solution
  • Ability to direct day to day activities of intern staff
  • Ability to evaluate the impact of proposed USEPA and DNR regulation changes to the Industrial Pretreatment Program and represent NEW Water in such manners, create documentation and records to support NEW Water’s position
  • Ability to develop collaborative and effective relationships with industrial representatives, federal and state agencies, lawyers, consultants, stakeholders, municipal customers, NEW Water management, Commission and the general public
  • Possess strong and effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and organize projects and teams.
  • Possess strong analytical problem solving, decisive decision making and work prioritization skills are necessary
  • Ability to assess and understand complex environmental policies, procedural and technical issues that could affect an industrial user and/or NEW Water
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work within a self-directed work environment are desired
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree in Analytical Chemistry, General, Organic or Inorganic Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science or similar field of study. Minimum of four years of experience in the wastewater field with knowledge of USEPA (40 CFR 403) and WDNR regulations (NR 211) in the administration of a National Industrial Pretreatment Program and experience in developing and administrating pollution prevention programs is necessary. Current and valid Wisconsin motor vehicle operator’s license.
 
To apply and for a complete position description, salary and benefits information, go to www.newwater.us.
 

Director of Ecosystem services
MADISON MSD
Madison, WI
Posted 2017-04-18

The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District, which serves a population of over 340,000 in the greater
Madison, Wisconsin area, is seeking a Director of Ecosystem Services. The Director provides leadership
to envision and execute next generation water quality and resource recovery solutions. The position
oversees District functions including resource recovery, source reduction, laboratory services, and
regulatory performance and manages an annual budget of $4.2 million and a staff of 17 employees.
 
Position requires a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred, in environmental studies, natural
sciences, environmental engineering, water resource management or related fields and ten years of
progressively responsible management positions with strong leadership credentials, including five years
of supervisory experience. Qualified candidates must demonstrate a global, holistic perspective on
water issues and a record of translating vision to action. Proven ability to build strategic alliances across
sectors, to nurture long-term community relationship, and to identify and implement new approaches
to achieve improved environmental outcomes is essential.
 
Salary of $98,000 to $133,000, DOQ/E. Excellent benefits package.
 
To apply, submit your cover letter and resume online at https://waterscompany.recruitmenthome.com.
 
This position is open until filled; however, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by May 8. For more information, contact Sharon Klumpp at sklumpp@springsted.com or by calling
651.223.3053 (office) or 651.270.6856 (mobile). EOE

 


Treatment Operator-In-Training
NEW Water, the brand of Green Bay MSD
Green Bay, WI

Posted: 2017-04-10

Summary:
The primary role of this position is to develop the skills, knowledge, and experience required to operate all NEW Water (Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District) treatment processes and their associated equipment at both of NEW Water’s wastewater treatment facilities. 

Advancement opportunities exist for this person to move into a Treatment Operator position upon successfully completing all training and upon approval by the Treatment Manager.

 

Qualifications:
This position requires a minimum of an Associate’s degree related to wastewater treatment or completion of the Wisconsin Wastewater Operators State Apprenticeship Program with demonstrated aptitude in the areas of mechanical operation, mathematics, biology, and chemistry, or an equivalent combination of training and relevant experience as determined by the Treatment Manager.  Must possess a valid Wisconsin motor vehicle operator’s license.  Will be required to have vision corrected to 20/30 for observing plant operations, computer use, and for safety reasons.  Required to pass a pre-employment health assessment, including respiratory and hearing exams, and a drug screening.

Be certified in confined space entry procedures, CPR, and First Aid within the first two years.  Must obtain training in forklift operation, respiratory protection, lockout/tagout, and fire extinguisher operation within the first two years.

Visit www.newwater.us to apply and view the complete position description, salary and benefits information.

 


Operator – South Plant (ADP)
Fox River WRD
Elgin, IL

Posted: 2017-04-05

The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the 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.

The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 11pm-7am, exact days to be determined.

The 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 bio solids in a timely, efficient and economical manner.

The position requires a valid Illinois Driver’s license and be insurable under District’s standards. High School Diploma or equivalency required.

The physical demands of this position require the employee to frequently stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

This is a non-exempt position. Starting wage is $19.00- per hour DOQ, with an excellent benefits package and retirement plan. Applicants should apply with a 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 9:00 A.M. Friday, April 21, 2017.
Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Maintenance Manager
New Water
Green Bay, WI

Posted: 2017-03-21

JOB SUMMARY – As Manager of the Maintenance Department for NEW Water, the brand of Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, this position is responsible for the reliable operation of all process equipment and buildings and grounds at the Green Bay and De Pere wastewater treatment facilities and the associated interceptor system.

Ensure the timely execution and completion of work orders and the availability of equipment and personnel to meet the needs of other divisions and departments. Oversee and monitor daily maintenance work requests to ensure they are addressed in a timely fashion, with attention to detail and quality, for the continued reliability of NEW Water’s equipment.

Provide supervision to twenty-two Maintenance department positions. Accountable for meeting the training needs of the Maintenance staff and for evaluating the technical capabilities of each individual in the Maintenance Department. Work direction is received through the Director of Operations and is performed under general direction. This individual is responsible for providing quality service to internal and external customers, to ensure that NEW Water is fulfilling all regulatory and environmental compliance obligations.

KNOWLEDGE – Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, materials, and equipment used in equipment and facility maintenance. Considerable knowledge of effective and efficient predictive and preventive maintenance work practices. Strong knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices involved in the design, operation, and maintenance of electrical power distribution systems, instrumentation and control systems, pump, compressor, conveyance, hydraulic, pneumatic, boiler, and HVAC systems. Strong knowledge in inventory management control.

Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of effective supervision and management. Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA regulations, specifically confined space entry standards (OSHA 1910.146), lockout/tag out procedures (OSHA 1910.147), respiratory protection (OSHA 1910.134), and hazard communications, including Material Safety Data Sheets (OSHA 1910.1200).

SKILLS and ABILITIES – Considerable ability to plan, schedule, supervise, and evaluate the work of Maintenance Department staff. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and guidance to others. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Must display a strong ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers. Considerable ability to understand, follow, and handle highly complex policy, procedural, and/or technical problems.

Considerable ability to keep accurate records and prepare detailed reports from such records. Considerable experience using computers, common software, and the CMMS. Must have the ability to work independently and possess good problem resolution skills. Must possess a current and valid Wisconsin motor vehicle operator’s license.

Demonstrated ability to implement and evaluate plant safety and security procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS – This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as Mechanical or Industrial Engineering and a minimum of eight years progressively responsible experience in maintenance functions, or an Associate’s degree in Instrumentation, Electronics, or Electro-Mechanical Technology and a minimum of ten years progressively responsible experience in maintenance functions, at least two years of which are in a supervisory or manager’s position or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience.

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

 

WWTP Operator – Limited Term Employment
New Water
Green Bay, WI

Posted: 2017-03-16

The primary role of this position is to develop the skills, knowledge, and experience required to assist in the operation of both of NEW Water’s treatment facilities. The position will be responsible for assisting staff in the implementation of operational strategies to ensure compliance with State and Federal permit requirements. The position will inspect, evaluate, and communicate operational information to staff to ensure effective facility operation and permit compliance.

The position will also be responsible for general housekeeping and cleanup activities.

For more information and to apply, Click here.

 

Administrator/Engineer
WalCoMet
Delavan, WI

Posted: 2017-03-16

The Walworth County Metropolitan Sewerage District seeks an administrator to be responsible for providing overall administrative engineering direction for a metropolitan wastewater facility located, in Delavan, 45 miles southwest of Milwaukee Wisconsin.

The District has 18 full time employees, including supervisors for treatment plant operation, and the collection system. Plant has 7.00 MGD capacity, with approximately 17,100 residential equivalent units serving ten communities ranging in population up to 10,000.

Responsibilities: Management and administration of the day-to-day business affairs and oversight of any facility, associated sewers and lift station construction, maintenance and operation, including preparation of applications for licenses, permits or other consents as may be required to construct and/or operate the facilities, and review of plans, specifications for District expansion. Preparation of the annual budget and the updating of the long range capital improvement projects plan. Staffing responsibilities include interview and recommendation to the Commission of competent personnel.

The Administrator is the liaison between the Commissioners of the District and various municipalities, governmental agencies and the public who are served by the District; and will assist the development of appropriate policies and the formation and adoption of sewer use ordinances and rates.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related science with a minimum of 5 years of public administration and utility management supervision experience with water and wastewater treatment and sanitary collection systems. Certification as a Wisconsin professional engineer and wastewater operator are preferred. This position requires a proven record of team building and customer service.

This position requires a leader with excellent communication skills and a high customer service, quality and excellence orientation with a strategic vision for the future. We offer competitive compensation, an excellent benefit package and an exceptional quality of life in our historic community.

To apply please complete the application on the WalCoMet website at Walcomet.com and return with a resume to jobs@walcomet.com. Position is open until filled.

WalCoMet is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Operator 3
City of Rochester
Rochester, MN

Posted: 2017-03-13

This is an entry-level position within the Water Reclamation Plant, a municipal wastewater treatment facility. Responsibilities may include performing routine/preventative maintenance; minor equipment/machinery maintenance; cleaning structures; maintaining grounds; operating equipment/vehicles; collecting samples; reading and recording of meters; and completing plant operational functions.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:
Various combinations of education and experience may be considered. Please view the job posting for specific information.

Licenses and Certifications:
Valid driver’s license
Minnesota Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Class D certification within one year of hire

Starting wage $23.00 per hour with advancement to $25.56 in one year with satisfactory performance.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with priority consideration for those received by April 2, 2017.

For more information and to apply online, please our Website Employment Page and click the Operator 3 job title.

 

Senior Level Wastewater / Water Engineer
Town & Country Engineering
Madison, WI

Posted: 2017-02-03

Town and Country Engineering, Inc. is a municipal and environmental engineering firm dedicated to providing personalized service to municipalities with design expertise exceeding those available from larger firms. We are seeking an experienced senior level engineer to join our staff. This position is an excellent opportunity to provide a leadership role within Town & Country Engineering, Inc.

Position will involve a full range of project planning, design, operation services, client management and market/sales support.

Required Qualifications:
– 15+ years of experience in wastewater engineering field, 20 years is preferred
– BS in civil or environmental engineering, MS with wastewater emphasis preferred
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Knowledge and experience in the water engineering field would be desirable
– Wisconsin PE or the ability to get one within 6 months

Town & Country Engineering, Inc. offers competitive compensation and benefits. To apply and for more information about our company: Click here.

 
 
 

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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