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


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.


  • 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.

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.


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.

  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.



water/wastewater utility manager
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.



  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


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


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.
  • 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
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, 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

Plants Program Manager
Milwaukee MSD
Milwaukee, WI

Posted 2017-04-13

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (District) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Plants Program Manager in the Planning, Research and Sustainability Division. This position will serve the entire District with the knowledge of processes and water reclamation design by determining the most cost-efficient operations of the plants, pilot and promote processes that meet current permits and to foresee what additional regulatory requirements will need to be met, and determine the best way to meet these requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works as a primary point of contact for all municipalities and as utility contact for construction work. Determine what work needs to be completed and pass that work on the appropriate staff.
  • For the Contract Compliance Office, review Veolia requests for equipment replacement. Perform research and analysis to determine if replacement or an updated process is most cost-effective, energy efficient, and appropriate methods for equipment replacement or process changes.
  • Coordinate pilot project after conferring with research manager. Pilot projects will be developed based on promoting energy efficiency, meeting regulations and permits, meeting Milogranite® requirements, addressing future processes and needs.
  • Provide technical resources to the Technical Services division staff on plant projects to ensure work is meeting future 2035 goals and process needs.
  • Coordinate Inspection and Capacity Assurance, Maintenance, Operation, and Management (CMOM) conferences as needed.
  • Perform or direct consultants to perform business case evaluations for Plants asset management team.
  • Manage and provide direction to staff, particularly regarding municipal coordination.
  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rule regulations.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering; Master’s degree in Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering preferred.

• Eight to nine years of experience preferred
• Professional Engineer’s license required
• Certification as a Wastewater Operator desirable
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong management skills, both project and staff
• Experience designing wastewater treatment plants
• Experience with wastewater treatment operations preferred
• 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
• Ability to communicate with staff, public officials, consultants, and contractors
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints, record drawings, plans and specifications
• Computer software proficiency; MS products (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
• Ability to walk on uneven terrain (construction projects)
• Selected candidates must be able to demonstrate proficiency in Confined Space Entry training
• Occasionally must enter tunnels and confined spaces
• Valid driver’s license required

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

CURRENT SALARY: $80,900 – $95,200 – $114,200; DOQ
Proposed New Salary Range Subject to April 2017 Commission Approval
$88,100 – 103,700 – $124,200; DOQ Excellent Benefits Package

Accepting applications through April 21, 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.

Milwaukee MSD
Milwaukee, WI

Posted 2017-04-11

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (District) is seeking qualified candidates, with experience in design, construction, and operation of mechanical equipment (e.g. pumps, conveyors, boilers, pollution control systems, dryers, specialty equipment) in an industrial setting, for the position of Senior Project Manager (SPM) in the Technical Services Division. Under the direction of the Section Manager, the successful candidate will manage projects, including engineering studies, planning, design, and construction, in a manner that ensures the completion of projects on time and within budget.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform engineering analysis to develop project scopes, budgets, and schedules
  • Manage consultants to ensure conformance with District policies, procedures, standards, construction documents and design criteria. Ensure consultant contracts are completed within schedule and budget.
  • Coordinate and communicate with Resident Engineers that manage and administer construction contracts to ensure compliance with contract documents and regulations.
  • Ensure the completion of all required documentation including record documents and record drawings.
  • Provide quality assurance reviews.
  • Prepare and advertise requests for proposals (RFPs) for procurement of engineering services related to assigned projects.
  • Prepare schedule and budget estimates for the District’s annual and long-range capital budgeting effort.
  • Manage the acquisition of all required easements, permits and Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreements for a construction project.
  • Assist the Legal, Contract Compliance and Communication departments with technical expertise as needed.
  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, chemical, civil, environmental, industrial, or electrical engineering.
  • Minimum six years of job related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license required
  • Prefer familiarity with: Pumping, hydraulic, and air handling systems
  • Solids handling systems (i.e. conveyors, bucket elevators, dust control systems)
  • Instrumentation & controls, emission controls
  • Motors and other electrical equipment
  • Familiarity preferred managing, administering and/or designing projects in industrial type settings and/or maintaining mechanical systems within industrial type environments.
  • Familiarity with wastewater treatment processes/operations is desirable
  • 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 controlling project schedules and budgets
  • e-Builder knowledge is a plus
  • Training in OSHA safety, confined spaces and first aid (training will be provided by the District)
  • Computer software proficiency, including Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • 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 Friday, April 28, 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.

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

Posted: 2017-04-10

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.


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
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.


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.