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Wastewater Operator
City of Fond du Lac
Fond du Lac, WI
Posted 2-22-2024

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Wastewater Treatment Operator.  This full-time position reports directly to the Assistant Superintendent and will perform technical, skilled, and manual work.   Duties will include monitoring, operation, and routine maintenance and minor repair of the equipment used in the wastewater treatment plant.  Main areas of focus will be the headworks, the secondary treatment process, the anaerobic digestion process, the solids handling system which includes polymer make-up and centrifuge operation, and the disinfection process (UV system), as well as related work as required.

 

Various duties include:  Performing process-related lab tests in accordance with established procedures and schedules such as MLSS test, pH, DO, and settleability.   Monitoring and operating the activated sludge system, making adjustments to the chemical feed control systems for phosphorus removal, calibration and adjustment of process monitoring probes,  monitoring and operation of side stream de-ammonification process, struvite control and addition of sodium hypochlorite for effluent water (DEW) disinfection.   Operation of the primary and final clarifiers, the return and waste pump operations and associated piping, the main plant control SCADA and storm and sanitary SCADA, investigating “alarm” conditions in the plant and at liftstations, and insuring that corrective action is taken.  Duties will also include on-call duties and performing routine building, equipment, and grounds maintenance work as required, including cleaning all process-related work areas and equipment.  Scheduled hours include rotating weekend work (5 hours on Saturday and Sunday) and rotating holidays.

 

Recommended requirements:  Graduation from a four-year college or a two-year specialized training program in wastewater treatment including laboratory procedures and an internship at a wastewater treatment facility OR equivalent training and experience.

 

Possession of a valid Wisconsin “Advanced” wastewater operator certification in subclasses:  A1, B, C, P, and D, or the ability to obtain within 4 years of hire.

 

BENEFITS: We offer a comprehensive benefit package including paid time off; health, life, dental, and vision insurance; long-term disability; 457 and Roth retirement plans; and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. This continues to be one of the best-funded public employee retirement systems in the country. The financial strength of the WRS is attributable to its unique plan design, funding discipline, strong governance, and the effective investment strategies of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. Relocation and Educational Assistance is also available.  https://www.fdl.wi.gov/hr/employee-resources/benefits/

 

PAID TIME OFF:We offer a generous paid time off package including compensatory time in lieu of overtime, 9 standard holidays, 5 floating holidays, sick leave (8 hours/month); and vacation schedule based on previous career and field experience.

 

SALARY RANGE: We offer a competitive compensation package ($25.63 – $32.95/hour) based upon knowledge, skills, and abilities with potential to receive additional step increases based on meeting and/or exceeding goals/expectations; annual COLA and step increases pending City Council approval of budgets; and future promotional opportunities in alignment with succession and career path.

 

HOW TO APPLY:  If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit a completed application and/or a resume describing your experience as it relates directly to this position. You may obtain application materials by clicking here, or by contacting Jackie Braatz (jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov) – City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624.

 

Position open until filled. Applications reviewed upon receipt.

 


Seasonal Wastewater Operations & Maintenance Intern
City of Beloit
Beloit, WI
Posted 2-22-2024

SALARY $15.00 Hourly LOCATION Beloit, WI
JOB TYPE Seasonal JOB NUMBER 202400013
DEPARTMENT Public Works DIVISION PW- Seasonals
OPENING DATE 02/15/2024 CLOSING DATE 5/15/2024 11:59 PM Central

 

Summary of Job

Summer Seasonal: May – August (40 hours/week)

This seasonal internship is responsible for assisting the Wastewater Operators, Maintenance Specialists and Lab Technician with general daily operations and upkeep of the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High School diploma or
  2. A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record

 

Must be creative, energetic, highly organized, motivated, dependable, patient and able to maintain discipline. Must be capable of following directions and have an ability to grasp new skills. Possess good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to complete paperwork and work well with others from different cultures and backgrounds.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

City of Beloit
100 State St
Beloit, Wisconsin, 53511
(608) 364-5819

http://www.beloitwi.gov


Director of Water Resources
City of Beloit
Beloit, WI
Posted 2-19-2024

SALARY $79,251.00 – $99,065.00 Annually LOCATION Beloit, WI
JOB TYPE Full-Time JOB NUMBER 202400009
DEPARTMENT Public Works DIVISION PW- Water Resources
OPENING DATE 02/08/2024 CLOSING DATE 3/3/2024 11:59 PM Central

 

Summary of Job

The City of Beloit is has an exciting job opportunity as the Director of Water Resources which oversees the operation of the Water Resources Division in the Department of Public Works. The Water Resources Division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of operation and maintenance of the City’s wastewater treatment plant, storm water system, sanitary sewer conveyance system, bio-solids program, and water operations.

 

The Director of Water Resources is responsible for professional and managerial work in planning, directing, coordinating, and implementing the programs, operations, and administration of the Water Resources Division: including field operations, facility management, budgeting, capital planning and all support service activities. This position oversees supervisors, professionals and specialized skilled maintenance workers and is responsible for related policy development and recommendations related to water resource processes and procedures. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Public Works Director and is characterized by considerable judgment and discretion in meeting established program goals and objectives.

 

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  1. A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving
  2. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College/University with major course work in business, public administration, engineering, environmental management or a related field.
  3. Five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience with experience in oversight and/or supervision of a water/sewer utility.
  4. Professional Engineer’s license and/or experience in the field of engineering
  5. State of Wisconsin Wastewater Operator’s License (OIT or higher) with the appropriate sub-grade certifications or the ability to obtain such license/certifications within 18 months of hire.
  6. State of Wisconsin Grade T or 1 Municipal Waterworks Operator’s License with appropriate sub-grade certifications or the ability to obtain such license/certifications within 18 months of
  7. Other combinations of training and/or experience which can be demonstrated to result in the possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position will also be considered.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

City of Beloit
100 State St
Beloit, Wisconsin, 53511
(608) 364-5819

http://www.beloitwi.gov


OPERATOR II
NEW Water
Green Bay, WI
Posted 2-14-2024

NEW Water, the brand of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, provides regional clean water services to 15 municipal customers, serving approximately 238,000 residents throughout a 285-square-mile area. NEW Water embraces cultural attributes of Safety, Team, Environment, and Respect, as we strive to protect our most valuable resource, water. Proudly serving our community since 1931, NEW Water provides an essential service to protect public health, our precious waterways, and support economic development. NEW Water cleans an average of 41 million gallons a day, so that our community can do laundry, flush the toilet, and run their businesses whenever they want.

 

In support of the NEW Water culture of Safety, Respect, Team, and Environment; the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) Operator II position is responsible for assisting Operator III in the operation of NEW Water’s two wastewater treatment facilities processes and equipment to provide quality customer service, while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.

 

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 of NEW Water’s wastewater treatment facilities.  This position will assist Operator III in coordination with other departments to troubleshoot process problems as needed. Operator II will support data collection efforts in order to prepare reports for use by NEW Water management and external consultants on the performance of processes and equipment.  This position will prepare the candidate for potential advancement to an Operator III role.

 

Benefits Include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Pension
  • Wisconsin Deferred Compensation (WDC) Program
  • Paid Vacation and PTO
  • Extended Disability Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program(s)
  • Employee Development
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
  • Outstanding Culture and more!

 

Compensation:

Based on 2024 Pay Scale-

  • Hiring Hourly Rate Range: $25.80 – $30.32
  • Pay Grade Hourly Rate Range: $25.80 – $36.42
  • Shift Premium (7:00pm-7:00am): $1.75/hour

 

To apply or view a full job description, please visit: www.newwater.us/careers


PLANTS ProGRAM Manager
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Milwaukee, WI
Posted 2-14-2024

$101,197.36 – $142,893.88

EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE!!

 

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional governmental agency that serves 1.1 million people in the greater Milwaukee area. MMSD provides water reclamation, flood management, and green infrastructure services for our community.  Our mission is to protect public health and the environment through world-class, cost-effective water resource management, leadership, and partnership. Join our diverse team and support your community while protecting our environment.

 

MMSD is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Plants Program Manager (PPM) in the Technical Services Division (TSD).  Reporting to the Manager of Engineering Planning, you are responsible for managing MMSD’s engineering planning efforts related to our water reclamation facilities (WRF).  You also focus on wastewater treatment processes, biosolids management, WRF energy generation and consumption, and the interrelated nature of those focus areas.

 

Ideally, you have a strong background and experience in the above-mentioned focus areas and are expected to be the subject matter expert.  You should also have a basic understanding of WRF operations and planning, maintenance, project and contract management, strong communication skills, the ability to develop basic cost estimates, and people management expertise.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead MMSD’s WRF planning efforts.  This includes having a comprehensive understanding of existing adopted plans, develop and update those plans as necessary, and coordinate with others within MMSD to ensure that the work is executed consistently with the plans.
  • Review WRF designs created by internal and external staff to ensure projects align with MMSD’s process goals and adopted plans.
  • Develop process goals for the WRF which meet permit requirements, energy goals, and safety requirements.  Communicate and coordinate goals with MMSD’s operating contractor.
  • Provide engineering technical support to other sections within the TSD related to WRF engineering design, operations, and maintenance. The work may be performed by the PPM, or the PPM may oversee work by their staff or an engineering consultant.
  • Coordinate with MMSD’s Office of Contract Compliance and MMSD’s contracted operator (Veolia Water Milwaukee) to provide technical support as requested.
  • Provide process engineering support for MMSD projects and serve as the process engineering subject matter expert for other departments.
  • Collaborate with the Manager of Engineering Planning to develop an approach to improve MMSD’s management of energy, including energy data and information.
  • Participate in MMSD’s asset management program.
  • Develop an approach to help identify process reliability/redundancy issues with the WRFs.
  • Recommend and manage studies and projects to improve MMSD’s efforts which align with our permits, goals, and vision.
  • Maintain a high degree of familiarity with MMSD’s WRF processes and remain current in wastewater treatment technology and applicable national, state, and local codes.
  • Prioritize, schedule, delegate work assignments, develop the skills and abilities, and directly supervise one staff member.
  • Train and develop assigned employees in processes and methods required to achieve MMSD standards.
  • Assist with communications between MMSD and local officials.
  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental, civil, or chemical engineering.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of eight years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Professional Engineer (PE) license required.
  • Experienced in wastewater treatment processes, biosolids management, WRF energy generation and consumption, and the interrelated nature of those focus areas.
  • A basic understanding of WRF operations and maintenance, planning, design, and construction.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong management skills; both project and staff.
  • High degree of interpersonal and problem-solving skills with a demonstrated ability to resolve conflict.
  • Ability to apply engineering principles and practices to the solution of engineering problems.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with staff, public officials, consultants, and contractors.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and work with blueprints, record drawings, plans, and specifications.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply various standards, codes, and rules.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, scheduling software, and GIS software.
  • Experience with wastewater treatment operations desirable.
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record at time of application and throughout employment.

 

Supplemental Information:

Work environment:
While performing the duties of this job, you will work in an office environment 85% of the time and be exposed to outside weather conditions 15% of the time.  While outside, you may be exposed to extreme temperatures, wet/humid conditions, toxic/caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. You will be required to use safety glasses and shoes, hardhat, coveralls, hearing protection, and rain suits as dictated by the location work is being performed.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with MMSD policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

 To Apply Visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mmsd/jobs/4188402/project-manager

 

MMSD is committed to equal employment opportunity and to nondiscrimination in all aspects of the employment relationship.

The District is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.


WASTEWATER OPERATOR I
VILLAGE OF ANTIOCH
ANTIOCH, IL
Posted 2-14-2024

Overview:
The Village of Antioch is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator I. This position is responsible for performing entry-level tasks related to the operation, care and maintenance of the Village of Antioch’s Wastewater Treatment Facility. The position duties include but are not limited to operation of equipment used in the wastewater facility including inspections, adjustments and monitoring of equipment and making necessary adjustments. The Operator performs laboratory, treatment plant, pre-treatment program and maintenance operations to include collecting samples and taking and recording sample readings. Regular maintenance includes cleaning of the facility, monitoring and managing equipment alarms, and documenting plant operational data. Ability to tolerate working in an environment that may contain dust, noise, fumes, noxious odors, mists, gases, poor ventilations, high humidity, extreme heat and/or cold and exposure to mechanical parts of equipment, tools or machinery, electrical shock; falling from high exposed places; explosions and/or toxic or caustic chemicals. The position reports to the Supervisor of Wastewater Operations. Additional responsibilities include snow removal and the ability to work overtime, weekends and be on call 24/ 7 on a rotating basis. Position description available upon request.

Qualifications:
Minimum of High School diploma or GED, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire. A minimum of one (1) year of experience in wastewater or related field required. Knowledge of operating practices of a modern wastewater treatment facility, chemical, physical and bacteriological processes involved in wastewater treatment required. Ability to use applicable hand tools and equipment related to the position, lift or move a minimum of 75 lbs. required. Technical training in the areas of chemistry, biology, engineering, or a related field preferred.

Salary & Benefits:
The salary range for the position is $51,000 to $62,000 DOQ. An excellent benefits package is available.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a completed application (available on our website); cover letter, resume and three work-related references to:

Village of Antioch
Attn: Lori Romine, Human Resources
874 Main St
Antioch, IL 60002
Or email to: lromine@antioch.il.gov


WASTEWATER OPERATOR I OR II
CITY OF NEW PRAGUE
NEW PRAGUE, MN
Posted 2-12-2024

The City of New Prague (pop. 8,340) is seeking applications for Wastewater Operator I or II. The Wastewater Operator position performs work at a Class A Biological Aerated Filter Wastewater Treatment Plant and 7 Lift Stations. This includes operations, repairs, and maintenance; collecting samples and performing tests; evaluating, calibrating, and troubleshooting equipment; preparing and maintaining operation records; and participation in an on-call rotation with 30-minute response time.

 

Operator I

Minimum qualifications include graduation from high school or a GED; MPCA Class D WW Operator License or ability to attain within 24 months; possession of a valid MN Class D Driver’s License and ability to attain a MN Class A CDL with tanker and air-brake endorsements within 6 months; Computer/SCADA skills desirable. Operator I pay range $30.02- $39.39 DOQ.

 

Operator II

Minimum qualifications include graduation from high school or a GED; MPCA Class C WW Operator License or ability to attain within 24 months; possession of a valid MN Class C Driver’s License and ability to attain a MN Class A CDL with tanker and air-brake endorsements within 6 months; Type IV Computer/SCADA skills desirable. Operator II pay range $32.72- $42.92 DOQ.

 

Application and supplemental questionnaire are available on-line at www.ci.new-prague.mn.us.  The position is open until filled and applications will be reviewed upon receipt.  Submit application and supplemental questionnaire to City of New Prague, Attn: Robin Pikal, Finance Director 118 Central Ave. N., New Prague, MN 56071 or via email to rpikal@ci.new-prague.mn.us. The City of New Prague is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

To Apply Visit: https://www.ci.new-prague.mn.us/index.asp?SEC=441F4D4D-AB33-498C-8C28-8529B653CCFD&DE=7A28A7E3-345A-48C4-90FC-1ABF54332BF7


Lead Water Construction Worker
CITY OF OSHKOSH
OSHKOSH, WI
Posted 2-12-2024

 

Apply online at: www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us.

 

Compensation range is $58,073.60 – $66,372.80 depending on qualifications.

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.

Apply online at: www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us.


Operator 3 – WRP
CITY OF ROCHESTER
ROCHESTER, MN
Posted 2-8-2024

 

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

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The work below is representative of the scope of work performed within this job classification. Individual job duties will vary based on work assignment or location.

*Perform general plant maintenance 

  • Clean buildings, weirs, tanks, drains, motors, equipment, floors, pipes, and other facilities
  • Assist contractors with maintenance and cleaning when assigned
  • Sweep, mop and vacuum floors
  • Wash walls and windows
  • Maintain assigned work areas in an orderly manner
  • Clean area and equipment after maintenance projects
  • Assist painter with surface preparation and painting

 

*Provide service and maintenance of mechanical equipment and machinery

  • Inspect machinery and mechanical equipment in order to detect malfunctions
  • Perform minor maintenance on machinery and mechanical equipment
  • Clean, oil and grease equipment
  • Operate a variety of plant equipment used in pumping and controlling wastewater
  • Read and record meter readings
  • Assist with corrective maintenance and repair of plant equipment to ensure that equipment is in satisfactory working condition
  • Clean and service vehicles

 

*Perform grounds maintenance

  • Mow grass, trim, edge, seed, sod, fertilize, landscape, prepare and spray chemicals for weed control
  • Clear brush/weeds and prune trees/shrubs
  • Assist with snow removal
  • Maintain and adjust grounds maintenance equipment and tools

 

*Collect samples

  • Collect wastewater samples and take meter readings at different industrial facilities
  • Collect river water samples as required

 

*Complete plant operational functions

  • Assist in the operation of the treatment process
  • Perform laboratory tests and assist laboratory personnel as assigned
  • Aid in the application of biosolids

Perform other duties as assigned or necessary.

* ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience
We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes with relevant transferrable skills from a variety of sources and experiences. The City will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.

This may include, but is not limited to:
Completion of a diploma program in water environment technologies or related field from an accredited technical college training program
OR
Completion of a Building Utility Mechanic (BUM) diploma or degree program and one year of operational experience at a Class B or higher wastewater treatment facility
OR
High School diploma or equivalent and three years of operational experience at a Class B or higher wastewater treatment facility

Licenses and Certifications
Applicants must possess noted licensures/certifications at the time of hire and if hired, must continuously maintain licensures/certifications as a condition of continued employment.

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minnesota Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Class D certification within one year of hire

Desirable Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Windows based computer software
  • Minnesota Type IV Biosolids Operator License
  • Special Boiler Operator’s License

 

Full Job Description and Application May Be Found Here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rochester/jobs/4381392/operator-3-wrp


ASSISTANT WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT MANAGER
CITY OF BROOKFIELD
BROOKFIELD, WI
Posted 2-8-2024

 

SUMMARY:   The Assistant Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager is second in charge to the Treatment Plant Manager and 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, evaluation 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 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 services and effectiveness, providing recommendations to improve operations and plant efficiency.
  • Coordinates 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 directs repairs associated with mechanical equipment or high voltage electrical components or devices, including plant and lift station controls, and reprogramming computer or communication software.
  • Directs selection, supervision, evaluation, discipline, training and instruction of assigned wastewater treatment staff.
  • Assigns 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 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.
  • Examine 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 inventory of equipment consumables 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 with subclasses A1-Advanced, B-Advanced, C-Advanced, D-Advanced, L-Advanced and P-Advanced 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.

 

2024 SALARY RANGE: Salary Grade E – $38.96 – $50.65 per hour with excellent benefits.

$81,035.24 – $105,345.76 annually

 

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 3, 2024.  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.


Field Services Intern
NEW Water, the brand of Green Bay Metropolitan SD
Green Bay, WI
Posted 1-31-2024

JOB 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
  • Hauled Waste Duties
  • Field Service Conveyance System Duties

 

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.


Capital Planning Engineer
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District
Madison, WI
Posted 1-25-2024

About the Position
Capital planning engineers (CPE) support the creation and implementation of the capital improvements plan and the overall long-term reliability of District infrastructure in their assigned areas. The positions work through facility planning, business case development, data analysis, and similar planning methods. Capital planning engineers work closely with staff in operations, maintenance, and engineering to analyze needs and plan solutions. The positions work with customer communities as needed to address community impacts on District infrastructure and ensure reliability of the regional system. The positions develop, maintain, analyze, and apply data specific to their assigned areas. The positions develop technical expertise in assigned areas.

The capital planning engineer focuses their efforts and duties on infrastructure within the District’s conveyance system or on infrastructure located at the treatment plant. The capital planning engineer position referenced in this announcement will specialize in planning at the District’s wastewater treatment facility.

 

Requirements

Required:

  • Four (4) year bachelor’s degree in a related engineering field, e.g., Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc.
  • Possess a Professional Engineer license in the State of Wisconsin or obtain such licensure within six (6) months of hire.
  • Six (6) years of related professional practice in engineering.

 

Preferred:

  • Possess an Envision Sustainability Professional credential from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure or willingness to obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • Experience with wastewater infrastructure and treatment related to the assigned area.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • For a complete list of knowledge, skills, and abilities, see the job description here.

 

Other:
Candidates must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license or have the ability to legally drive in the State of Wisconsin.

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment

Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment, but occasional trips to field sites should be expected. The position requires one to be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time with the ability to operate a computer keyboard or other office equipment. The position requires the ability to read and write words and numbers and identify features in the field and on media such as orthophotos. It also requires the ability to communicate in person, publicly, or over the phone. The noise level varies from quiet to loud. Work may require performance of tasks outdoors under varying climactic conditions.

This position is eligible for remote work consistent with District policy.

 

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Assistant Operations Manager
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District
Madison, WI
Posted 1-25-2024

About the Position
The Assistant Operations Manager is a key member of the Operations team, assisting in overseeing wastewater treatment processes and operations staff.  In general, this person works closely with the Operations Manager to maintain treatment plant performance, budget preparation and tracking, developing and implementing process control strategies, executing start-up activities, remaining abreast technical/industry developments, providing tracking and coordination of operations activities with maintenance and engineering personnel, and be a key member of the operations team supporting the district’s capital improvement plan (CIP).

This position will work under the direction and guidance of the Operations Manager and works closely with O&M supervisors and managers, staff engineers, and other district departments. This position will provide primary oversight of process data and reports (to include review of data quality, updating and creating IPNs, and creating and updating reports). This position will also be expected to take the lead (under guidance from the Operations Manager) in working through unusual treatment plant problems, special project evolutions and shutdowns/start-ups, and tackling urgent needs for assistance in plant.

The Assistant Operations Manager is an advanced-level professional position with the expectation that incumbents will hold advanced wastewater treatment certifications, and Professional Engineering (PE) License.

 

Requirements

Required:

  • A Master’s degree in civil/environmental engineering in a wastewater related discipline plus six (6) years of combined experience related to water and/or wastewater treatment plant operations, design, and/or construction; or
  • A Bachelor degree in civil/environmental engineering in a wastewater related discipline plus ten (10) years of combined experience related to water and/or wastewater treatment plant operations, design, and/or construction.
  • Basic wastewater operator certification in the State of Wisconsin, or ability to obtain certification within one year of hire, to be maintained.
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Wisconsin, or ability to obtain the license within one year of hire, to be maintained.

 

Preferred:

  • Wastewater operator certification in the State of Wisconsin at an advanced level for all processes used at the Nine Springs Wastewater Treatment Plan or ability to obtain certification with one year of hire, to be maintained.
  • Envision Sustainability Professional credential from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure within one year of hire, to be maintained.
  • Experience with state and federal public water or wastewater regulatory requirements.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • For a complete list of knowledge, skills, and abilities, see the job description here.

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment

Work is performed in a combination of environments ranging from a standard office environment to field sites, tunnels, pumping stations, etc. This will require walking, bending, climbing stairs or ladders, and standing.  Must be able to safely use computer equipment for extended periods of time. Requires ability to operate computer keyboard or other office equipment. Requires the ability to read and write words and numbers. Requires the ability to communicate in person, publicly or over the phone. The incumbent may be expected to carry chemicals and other materials that weigh up to 40 pounds occasionally, and will have to turn valves while exerting pressure. The noise level varies from quiet to loud.

Work may occasionally require exposure to hazardous conditions and noxious chemicals. Work may 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 the need of the department and/or tasks required to complete work efforts.

The expectation is for in-person work except for situational remote work as needed.

 

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Wastewater Operator Technician I/II
Village of Bensenville
Bensenville, IL
Posted 1-20-2024

Job Title: Wastewater Operator Technician I/II Department: Public Works
Reports to: Wastewater Supervisor Effective Date: October 2023
Union: AFSCME Salary Range: AFSCME Step 5/7

Job Summary/Purpose:
The job duties of the Wastewater Operator Technician – include but are not limited to performing operational duties; assisting with maintenance at the Village of Bensenville’s 4.7 MGD Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) collection system, and lift stations; performing routine maintenance work; and providing responsive, courteous, and efficient service to the Village of Bensenville residents, businesses, and the public.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
Wastewater Operator Technician I: This is the entry-level class in the Wastewater Operator Technician series and is distinguished from the Wastewater Operator Technician II by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the journey level classes with this series.

Wastewater Operator Technician II: This is the journey level class of the Wastewater Operator Technician series. The Wastewater Operator Technician II class is distinguished from the Wastewater Operator Technician I level by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned with only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise in that area.

Wastewater Operator Technician II Requirements:

  • Experience: Four (4) to Eight (8) years or greater wastewater operator experience
  • License: Valid Illinois Class II or Class I – Wastewater License
  • Grade II: Four (4) to six (6) years operator experience and an IEPA Grade II License.
  • Grade I: Six (6) to eight (8) years operator experience and an IEPA Grade I License.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain wastewater treatment equipment, equipment components and process to control flow and processing of wastewater and biosolids.
  • Exercise functional and technical training for WW Maintenance Technician employees pertaining to plant operational tasks.
  • Observe variations in operating conditions and interpret meter and gauge readings and test results to determine process requirements and adjustments.
  • Operate and maintain gates, valves, pumps, and other operating equipment either manually, automatically, or remotely.
  • Operate power generating equipment.
  • Operate vehicles, heavy construction equipment and commercial rated vehicles: Front-End wheel loader, Mini-excavator, trencher, Semi-Tractor trailer combination, 6-Wheel dump truck, Truck with permanently mounted crane.

SALARY:
The Wastewater Operator Technician I position is classified as a Pay Grade 5 on the AFSCME union schedule. The hiring range for this role is $54,319.25 to $65,931.87 annual salary per the AFSCME 2022-2025 collective bargaining agreement. Salary dependent on qualifications.

The Wastewater Operator Technician II position is classified as a Pay Grade 7 on the AFSCME union schedule. The hiring range for this role is $61,238.43 to $74,428.77 annual salary per the AFSCME 2022-2025 collective bargaining agreement. Salary dependent on qualifications.

BENEFITS:
The Village of Bensenville has a competitive benefit package which includes: a Section 125 plan including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and more.

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Wastewater Treatment Operator
Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District
Urbana, IL
Posted 1-16-2024

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 lab 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,
  • 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.

 

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Friday, January 26, 2024 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 resume to tplotner@u-csd.com.  EOE


Monitoring SAMPLING TECHNICIAN
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Milwaukee, WI
Posted 1-11-2024

$29.54- $34.74

EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE!!

 

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional governmental agency that serves 1.1 million people in the greater Milwaukee area. MMSD provides water reclamation, flood management, and green infrastructure services for our community.  Our mission is to protect public health and the environment through world-class, cost-effective water resource management, leadership, and partnership. Join our diverse team and support your community while protecting our environment.

MMSD is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Monitoring/Sampling Technician in the Water Quality Protection Division. Reporting to the General Supervisor of Field Monitoring, you will collect samples, field data, and other information to support MMSD’s programs and initiatives. Programs and initiatives supported include: Industrial Waste Pretreatment, Flow Monitoring, Groundwater Well Monitoring, Continuous Water Quality Monitoring, and Conveyance System Structure Assessments. Most of the work performed in this position directly supports compliance with the District’s Wisconsin Pollution Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) Permit. This position requires frequent combined space entry into sanitary and combined sewer systems and exposure to potentially hazardous work environments. You will primarily be working outdoors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect all required data and samples in a safe, organized, timely, and accurate manner in accordance with applicable standards.
  • Properly install, calibrate, clean, and maintain permanent and portable sampling, flow monitoring, and water quality equipment.
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems using technical manuals, manufacturer support personnel, judgement, and experience.
  • Utilize the Geographic Information System (GIS), facility blueprints, industrial process and treatment system schematics, discharge permits, and engineering design plans as needed.
  • Respond to citizen inquiries and complaints concerning water quality and other items of environmental concern as directed by supervisor.
  • While using MMSD supplied safety equipment, comply with all safety rules and regulations. Provide safety support for other MMSD representatives as needed and report safety concerns to supervisors.
  • Represent MMSD as required with industrial facility plant managers, engineers and consultants, various municipal works agencies, HAZMAT, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) personnel, and the general public.
  • Train new and current employees in all job-related duties and responsibilities.
  • Maintain technical competency and remain current in technology and changes in the industry.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in a related major.
  • Two to three years job-related experience in environmental monitoring; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of field monitoring procedures including sample measurement, sample collection, and chain of custody.
  • Ability to use computers to gather and organize detailed and accurate data.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical specifications, drawings and maps, GIS, as-builts, plans, operating and maintenance instructions, and safety regulations.
  • Ability to operate a variety of small hand and power tools, precision measuring instruments, small generators, and samplers/flow monitoring equipment.
  • Ability to safely operate MMSD Monitoring Department vehicles.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Physical capabilities to perform job-related tasks, including ability to wear Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus (SABA) for confined space entry.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in Confined Space Entry/Rescue training.
  • First Aid and CPR certification (provided by MMSD).
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record at time of application, during the selection process, and throughout employment.

Supplemental Information:

Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently performs underground confined space entries. The employee can be exposed to outside weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, heights, fumes, or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The work environment is frequently loud and occasionally moderately or very loud.

This position requires the use of safety glasses, safety shoes, gloves, hearing protection, rain suits, traffic control devices, fall protection, and SCBA or SABA as dictated by the location of work being performed.

Using MMSD Monitoring Department vehicles, ability to travel to various locations within MMSD boundaries on a daily basis. Lift/and or move/pull up to 50 pounds frequently and lift and/or move/pull up to 70 pounds occasionally. Demonstrate proficiency in confined space entry and rescue techniques and ability to access a confined space through a 20-inch diameter opening.

 

 To Apply Visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mmsd/jobs/4339699/monitoring-sampling-technician

 

MMSD is committed to equal employment opportunity and to nondiscrimination in all aspects of the employment relationship.

The District is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.


WATER POLLUTION CONTROL CENTER OPERATOR
CITY OF BROOKFIELD
BROOKFIELD, WI
Posted 1-09-2024

PURPOSE: The Water Pollution Control Center Operator 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*:

Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma, prefer an Associate’s or B.S. Degree.

Advanced license Wastewater Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources with subclasses A1-Advanced, B-Advanced, C-Advanced, D-Advanced and P-Advanced or ability to obtain within twelve (12) months of appointment.

Minimum four (4) years of hands-on experience as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.

  1. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes B, C, D, N) (may be obtained during probationary period).

Previous mechanical experience preferred.

 

WPCC Operator I*:

  1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma, prefer an Associate’s or B.S. Degree.
  2. Certification as a Basic licensed Wastewater Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources with subclasses A1 -Basic, B-Basic, C-Basic, D-Basic and P-Basic or ability to obtain within twelve (12) months of appointment.
  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 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 a I, II, or OIT level based and knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant.

 

2024 SALARY RANGE: WPCC Operator II:  Pay Range 123: $31.65-$36.19 per hour with excellent benefits.

WPCC Operator I:   Pay Range 121: $29.26-$33.45 per hour with excellent benefits.

WPCC Operator-In-Training: Pay Range 115: $23.12 – $26.45 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, JANUARY 21, 2024.  This deadline may be extended to meet the needs of the City.

 

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.

 

01/02/2024      2024-02     THE CITY OF BROOKFIELD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES AND ENCOURAGES DIVERSITY.


Engineer (Senior or Principal)
Metropolitan Council
Eagan, MN
Posted 1-09-2024

The Interceptor Engineering group consists of 21 engineers and technical and administrative staff.  A principal engineer or senior engineerin the Interceptor Engineering group is responsible for managing the detailed phases of engineering work for part of a major capital project, a total capital project of moderate scope, or a program of multiple capital projects (depending on qualifications) within the MCES interceptor system located in the 7-county Twin Cities region.

The Principal Engineer manages large, complex, often multi-disciplinary projects (>$15M in construction cost), requiring substantial coordination with internal user groups, the general public, regulatory agencies, and state and local government.  The Principal Engineer or Senior Engineer also provides work direction to less-experienced engineers and related technical staff in the group.The best-qualified candidate will have a keen interest in sharing their knowledge/experience with others in the Interceptor Engineering group and a passion for providing high-level customer service in fulfilling the MCES mission to partner, plan, and provide services to protect our region’s water.

 

What you would do in this job:

  • Conducts engineering studies, evaluates alternatives, makes recommendations, and presents reports to management and others.
  • Develops project plans for large, complex, often multi-disciplinary projects requiring substantial coordination with internal user groups, the general public, regulatory agencies, and state and local government.
  • Develops project budgets and schedules; monitors costs and progress; anticipates potential problem areas; identifies and implements measures to keep the projects within budget and on schedule.  Recommends revisions to the project budgets, as necessary.
  • Oversees/prepares in-house designs (drawings and specifications) and monitors projects during facility planning, installation/construction, and commissioning phases.
  • Performs field evaluation, monitoring, and facility inspection.  Prepares reports to ensure compliance with established plan specifications, contract documents, and other technical documents.
  • Develops scope of services and other non-standard provisions of RFPs and consultant contracts.  Participates in contract negotiations and the evaluation of proposals.  Negotiates change order pricing with a contract on behalf of the Council.

 

What education and experience are required for this job (minimum qualifications):

Senior Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a directly related area of discipline AND
  • Four years of related experience as an Engineer AND
  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (FE) or registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Minnesota or a state with reciprocity. Note: The FE exam replaces the former Engineering in Training (EIT) exam.

 

Principal Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a directly related area of discipline AND
  • Five years of related experience as an Engineer AND
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Minnesota or the ability to obtain licensure in Minnesota via reciprocitywithin six months.

 

What additional skills and experience would be helpful in this job (desired qualifications):

  • Experience managing engineering work on large multi-disciplinary capital projects ($15M construction cost or greater).
  • Experience in wastewater or water system planning, design, and construction.
  • Experience presenting and explaining technical concepts to the general public or other non-technical groups.
  • Experience working effectively in a team environment.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software.
  • Experience promoting an equitable, positive, and respectful work environment that values culture and diversity among all employees.

 

What knowledge, skills, and abilities you should have within the first six months on the job:

  • Knowledge of MCES wastewater treatment plant facilities/practices.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise written reports suited to the needs of the audience.
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, or Council members.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans and specifications from the owner’s perspective.
  • Increased human relations skills in advocating and negotiating with customers and/or stakeholders to achieve organizationally desired outcomes.
  • Knowledge of MCES project management and program management methods and techniques.
  • Computer skills necessary to complete work, e.g., Microsoft Outlook, SharePoint, and Teams; E-builder; Bluebeam; Oracle Work Asset Management (WAM); and Wonderware.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

What you can expect from us:

  • We offer the opportunity to make a difference and positively influence the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
  • We encourage our employees to develop their skills through on-site training and tuition reimbursement.
  • We provide a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a good work/life balance.

 

Full Job Description and Application Here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/metrocouncil/jobs/4304539/engineer-senior-or-principal?sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II
City of Fond du Lac
Fond du Lac, WI
Posted 12-22-2023

The City of Fond du Lac Water Utility is accepting applications for an Equipment Operator II. This position will be under general supervision to do skilled and semi-skilled work in the operation and routine maintenance of heavy or specialized construction equipment in the performance of various public works water utility activities; and perform duties of all lower classifications when needed.

 

The successful candidate will have the knowledge, experience, abilities, and skills necessary to perform the essential duties of the following:

 

  • Excavation of City infrastructure, while navigating private underground utilities in a safe manner
  • Operation of heavy equipment for repairs to infrastructure and full road and landscape restoration
  • Hydro-Excavation
  • Repair of water, storm sewer, and sanitary sewer infrastructure
  • Form, pour, and finish concrete, landscaping and prep for asphalt.
  • Emergency response 24/7/365 (water main breaks, service leaks, vehicle accidents, etc…) (Response is not required, but expected in most situations.)
  • On-call Leader responsibilities (Carry on-call phone and manage after hour emergencies when called upon by Police Dispatch (diagnose issue, assemble repair crew, emergency digger locates, traffic control))
  • Oversee projects in the field for safety; provide guidance for co-workers when in the field, mentor and train staff
  • Reading, understanding, and executing jobsite plans to provide direction for co-workers and project completion
  • Setup and maintain safe construction work zones by using proper traffic control devices to conform to the Manual on Universal Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)
  • Cleaning and equipment maintenance
  • Keep project records (time, equipment & material use, as-builds)
  • Snow removal
  • Distribution system flushing
  • Fluent in all aspects of general road construction processes as well as all utility repairs (sanitary, storm, water)

 

Qualifications include: 7 – 10 years progressive experience relating to general road construction, excavation, concrete work, and utility repair with a minimum of 5 years of heavy equipment operation; considerable knowledge of the operation, servicing and maintenance of standard and specialized construction equipment; working knowledge of the tools, methods, materials and practices commonly used in public works and water facility maintenance activities, sewer and street construction; working knowledge of occupational hazards and safe work practices; ability to locate and uncover underground utilities; ability to supervise the work of others; ability to understand and carry out oral or written instructions; and the ability to dig trenches, maintain grade, dig around underground pipe, utilities, gas mains, and streets without damage to them.

 

Minimum training and experience required to perform essential job functions include: Graduation from high school or equivalent; and current training and/or ability to obtain in Competent Person, Forklift Safety, Work Zone/Flagger Safety, Confined Space Entry, Wisconsin DNR Distribution Certificate, Basic First Aid, and CPR.

 

Special Requirements include: possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial “Class A” Driver’s License without air brakes restriction and with tanker endorsement; and experience in the operation of construction equipment.

 

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; long-term disability; 457 and Roth retirement plans; and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. This continues to be one of the best-funded public employee retirement systems in the country. The financial strength of the WRS is attributable to its unique plan design, funding discipline, strong governance, and the effective investment strategies of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. Relocation and Educational Assistance is also available. https://www.fdl.wi.gov/hr/employee-resources/benefits/

 

Paid Time Off: We offer a generous paid time off package including compensatory time in lieu of overtime, 9 standard holidays, 5 floating holidays, sick leave (8 hours/month); and vacation schedule based on previous career and field experience.

 

Salary Range: We offer a competitive compensation package ($25.63 – $29.29/hour) based upon knowledge, skills, and abilities with potential to receive additional step increases based on meeting and/or exceeding goals/expectations; annual COLA and step increases pending City Council approval of budgets; and future promotional opportunities in alignment with succession and career path.

 

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit a City application found at https://www.fdl.wi.gov/hr/job-opportunities/ or a detailed resume and cover letter describing your interest and experience as it relates directly to this position to Jackie Braatz – jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov.

Equal Opportunity Employer


WATER DISTRIBUTION SUPERVISOR
City of Fond du Lac
Fond du Lac, WI
Posted 12-22-2023

The City of Fond du Lac Water Utility is accepting applications for a Water Distribution Supervisor.  This position will be under general supervision of the Water Utility Manager to plan, supervise, direct and coordinate various water distribution projects, including but not limited to, valves, hydrants, services, water main installation and maintenance, as well as maintaining pertinent records.

 

The successful candidate will have the knowledge, experience, abilities, and skills necessary to perform the essential duties of the following:

 

  • Oversee and monitor various water distribution projects including valve, hydrant, service and water main construction and maintenance.
  • Schedule and coordinate the maintenance and repair of distribution assets based on priority by assigning personnel, equipment, and necessary materials needed to complete the job.
  • Review underground utility locates completed by outside contractor for accuracy and contract adherence. Prepare reports as necessary to document locate discrepancies and city owned utility/private utility damage.
  • Oversee the restoration of excavation sites including concrete, asphalt, topsoil, seed, and mulch.
  • Maintain records of material and equipment use, equipment and material inventory, maintenance of equipment. As well as process purchase orders for material and equipment purchases.
  • Maintain employee records for water distribution personnel.
  • Emergency response 24/7/365 (water main breaks, service leaks, vehicle accidents that damage utility property, etc.) (Response is not required, but expected in most situations).
  • Participate and coordinate the on-call rotation of employees (diagnose issue, assemble repair crew, emergency digger locates, and traffic control).
  • Oversee and direct staff on projects for safety and completion; provide guidance to subordinates, and mentor and train staff. Must be able to read, understand, and execute work based on plans and specifications.
  • Setup and maintaining of a safe construction work zone by using proper traffic control devices to conform to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).
  • Oversee the cleaning and general daily maintenance of equipment. Coordinate major repair work of equipment with Fleet Division.
  • Fluent in all aspects of road construction (concrete/asphalt) as well as all utility repairs (sanitary, storm, water).

 

Requirements to perform essential job functions include a high school diploma or equivalent, progressively responsible experience with heavy equipment use, water and sewer maintenance/repair experience, pipe laying, and general plumbing knowledge, two to three years of experience leading the work of and providing direction for others; diggers hotline and locates, as well as outside contractor/vendor customer service experience.

 

Current training and/or ability to complete (training provided): Competent Person, Forklift Safety, Work Zone/Flagger Safety, Confined Space Entry, Basic First Aid, and CPR.

 

Special Requirements include possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial “Class A” Driver’s License without air brakes restriction and with tanker endorsement, along with familiarity of various smaller construction and water main equipment (pipe & concrete saws, ladders, pumps, tapping machine, etc.)

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; long-term disability; 457 and Roth retirement plans; and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System.  This continues to be one of the best-funded public employee retirement systems in the country.  The financial strength of the WRS is attributable to its unique plan design, funding discipline, strong governance, and the effective investment strategies of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board.  Relocation and Educational Assistance is also available.  https://www.fdl.wi.gov/hr/employee-resources/benefits/.

 

Paid Time Off: We offer a generous paid time off package including 9 standard holidays, 5 floating holidays, sick leave (8 hours/month); and vacation schedule based on previous career and field experience.

 

Salary Range: We offer a competitive compensation package ($62,885 – $71,869/annually) based upon knowledge, skills, and abilities with potential to receive additional step increases based on meeting and/or exceeding goals/expectations; annual COLA and step increases pending City Council approval of budgets and satisfactory performance; and future promotional opportunities in alignment with succession and career path.

 

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit a City application found at https://www.fdl.wi.gov/hr/job-opportunities/ or a detailed resume and cover letter describing your interest and experience as it relates directly to this position to Jackie Braatz – jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov.

Equal Opportunity Employer


WATER UTILITY WORKER
City of Fond du Lac
Fond du Lac, WI
Posted 12-22-2023

The City of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, is a beautiful and thriving community of 44,678 located at the foot of Lake Winnebago. Fond du Lac is a great place to live and work and its recreational opportunities are second-to-none. In addition, Fond du Lac is only an hour away from Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Madison and all those communities have to offer.

 

We are seeking qualified candidates that enjoy working outside, with their hands, and in a small team setting, for the essential position of Water Utility Worker within the Department of Public Works Water Utility Division. The position is under general supervision to perform all duties necessary for the installation and maintenance of water distribution facilities.

 

We offer opportunities to make a positive impact on the local community as well as a flexible working environment and future promotional opportunities in alignment with succession and career path.

 

Specific duties include:

  • Excavation and repair of water mains, services, valves and hydrants
  • Full restoration of disturbed areas of concrete, asphalt, and landscaping
  • Setup and removal of temporary traffic control devices as needed
  • Complete annual maintenance on hydrants and valves

 

The position also requires the employee to be frequently available for emergency response during off-shift hours as well as participate in the on-call rotation.

 

Qualifications and/or knowledge and willingness to learn the following include:

  • General knowledge of underground utility construction and maintenance, associated equipment;
  • Dump truck operation;
  • Understanding of proper roadway and pavement repair;
  • Construction zone safety practices and procedures;
  • Possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial “Class A” Driver’s License without air brake restrictions and with tanker endorsement within 90 days of hire (in-house training available).

 

Desirable Training and Experience:

  • Performing semi-skilled manual work on construction and maintenance of underground utilities;
  • Competent persons training and familiarity with calling in locates to diggers hotline;
  • Graduation from high school or equivalent.

 

BENEFITS:  We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; long-term disability; 457 and Roth retirement plans; and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. This continues to be one of the best-funded public employee retirement systems in the country. The financial strength of the WRS is attributable to its unique plan design, funding discipline, strong governance, and the effective investment strategies of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. Relocation and Educational Assistance is also available.  https://www.fdl.wi.gov/hr/employee-resources/benefits/

 

PAID TIME OFF: We offer a generous paid time off package including compensatory time in lieu of overtime, 9 standard holidays, 5 floating holidays, sick leave (8 hours/month); and vacation schedule based on previous career and field experience.

 

SALARY RANGE: We offer a competitive compensation package ($23.32 – $26.65/hour) based upon knowledge, skills, and abilities with potential to receive additional step increases based on meeting and/or exceeding goals/expectations; annual COLA and step increases pending City Council approval of budgets; and future promotional opportunities in alignment with succession and career path.

 

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit a City application found at https://www.fdl.wi.gov/hr/job-opportunities/, or a detailed resume and cover letter describing your interest and experience as it relates directly to this position to Jackie Braatz.

Open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer


WWTP LIQUIDS OPERATOR I OR II
City of Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI
Posted 12-13-2023

Deadline: This posting will remain open until final candidates have been selected.

Salary: This is an hourly position with a full benefits package.  It will be filled as either an Operator I or Operator II, depending on qualifications. Pay starts at $23.56 per hour.

 

The City of Oshkosh, Wisconsin is searching for a full-time Liquids Operator.  This is a technical position responsible for the care and efficient operation of the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. Specific duties may include:

  • Monitor wastewater flow and treatment processes throughout the Wastewater Treatment Plant and at lift stations, and take corrective action as necessary.
  • Maintain and prepare all necessary plant operating records, logs, and charts on a daily basis. Use SCADA and other basic computer data entry to control and record plant performance.
  • Control, operate, and make repairs to equipment as necessary to ensure proper functioning of: headworks, raw sewage pumping, grit removal, primary and final clarification, aeration, chlorination/ de-chlorination and chemical use, anaerobic digestion, and lift stations.
  • Maintain proper process controls, collect samples for lab use, and perform physical and chemical analyses at various points in the process.

 

Liquids Operator I Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Water, Wastewater or a related field; or a high school diploma or equivalent plus one or more years of experience in Water, Wastewater or a related field;
  • Ability to obtain a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade T Certification plus one subclass within one year of hire.

 

 

Liquids Operator II Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Water, Wastewater or a related field; or a high school diploma or equivalent plus one or more years of experience in Water, Wastewater or a related field;
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade T Certification plus one subclass.

 

Application Procedure: Apply online at https://www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/.

 

The City of Oshkosh is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.

 


Electrical & Instrumentation (E/I) Technician
NEW Water
Green Bay, WI
Posted 12-5-2023

JOB SUMMARY:

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
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer

LEAD WASTEWATER OPERATOR
Village of Roselle
Roselle, IL
Posted 12-1-2023

The Village of Roselle, Illinois (population 22,897) seeks a full-time Lead Wastewater Operator within the Public Works Department.  This position serves as the lead worker assisting in overseeing and leading crews in the operation, maintenance, repairs and construction of wastewater facilities, lift stations and/or the sanitary collection system to ensure efficient treatment and proper operation and maintenance as well as the system’s supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA). This position is responsible for the operation of excavation equipment, other specialized equipment and related tools and machinery.

 

The ideal candidate would possess: A high school diploma (GED or equivalent), a current and valid Illinois motor vehicle operator’s license with a CDL and appropriate endorsements (or capable of acquiring CDL within six months), minimum of six years’ in the public works and/or construction industry or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience. Knowledge of the regulatory requirements, work operations, methods, and techniques used in the maintenance, repair, installation and construction of municipal wastewater treatment, lift stations and sanitary collection facilities, equipment, and systems.  Possession of at least a Class II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate (as issued or recognized by the Illinois EPA), or receipt of one within twelve (12) months of commencing employment or transfer into position.  At time of application desired Class III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate, with a minimum of Class IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate required.

 

This position is responsible for working approximately forty hours (40) each week with occasional overtime and weekend assignments.  The salary range is $67,477 to 90,628 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, health and life insurance. Interested candidates should submit an application, resume and cover letter on the Village’s website at http://www.roselle.il.us/jobs.  The deadline to apply for this position is Thursday, December 21, 2023.  The Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer.


Utilities Director
City of Appleton
Appleton, WI
Posted 11-29-2023

The City of Appleton’s Utilities Department has a vacancy and is currently accepting applications for a Utilities Director. This position is responsible for the overall management of the City’s Water and Wastewater Treatment functions. Work involves supervising subordinate staff, establishing Utility Department goals and budgets, and maintaining the overall Utilities programs within regulatory compliance for the City. The incumbent works under the general direction of the Mayor.

 

Qualifications

Master’s degree in science, engineering, or related field, at least six to seven years utility management experience. Must have knowledge of Wastewater Utility and Water Utility operations, particularly with respect to ultraviolet light disinfection and lime softening processes for a surface water supply. Also, must have the ability to obtain Wisconsin Wastewater Operators and Waterworks Operator Certifications within two years of employment.

 

Salary

The annual salary range for this position is $99,511.00 – $149,267.00 annually, plus an excellent fringe package.

 

Apply Now!

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an online application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/appletonwi/jobs/4292363/utilities-director?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs by no later than Sunday, December 31, 2023. Resumes without an application will not be considered.

 

Follow this link for an informational brochure about the City of Appleton, the Utilities Department, and the Utilities Director position: https://simplebooklet.com/utilitiesdirectorbrochure


Wastewater Plant Electrician
Racine Wastewater Utility
Racine, WI
Posted 11-29-2023

Hiring Salary: $64,623.00 – $91,232.00 Annually

Job Type: Full-Time

Department: Wastewater Utility

Job Number: 202300757

Closing:  Until filled

 

Working at the Racine Wastewater utility is more than a job, it is a career. Employees here are focused on protecting the health of our community and the ecosystem of Lake Michigan. Come join us and be part of our team!

We offer what is important to our employees and to you:

  1. A 7 am – 3pm, Monday – Friday schedule
  2. A safe work environment
  3. Paid vacation and holidays
  4. High employee retention and stable employment
  5. Health and dental insurance
  6. Wisconsin Retirement System Pension
  7. A place where your voice and opinion matter
  8. A caring and understanding work environment

Job Description

Performs skilled industrial electrician duties on the journeyman level in the installation, repair, and maintenance of wastewater systems and equipment

 

Core Functions

  • Measures, cuts, installs and assembles electrical conduit using appropriate tools and equipment
  • Responsible for electrical and mechanical operations in addition to repairs of Racine Wastewater treatment plant, field maintenance garage, lift stations, safety sites and other sites maintained by the utility.
  • Plans layout and installs and repairs wiring, fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment
  • Installs or connects power cables to equipment and provides for proper grounding
  • Maintains and provides necessary repair to AC-DC control devices, AC-DC motors, commutators, transformers, cranes, hoists, elevators, batteries, power tools and appliances
  • Wires switchboards, switchgears, transformers, meters, UPS, relays, and PLC’s
  • Tests continuity of circuits to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components
  • Plans new or modified installations to minimize power failure, provide access for future maintenance and provide consistency with specifications and local regulations and code
  • May prepare sketches showing wiring location and utilize diagrams or blueprints in updating specifications and locations
  • Observes functioning of installed equipment to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement
  • Performs related duties as assigned by Supervisor

 

Qualifications

  • Journeyman electrician status with two years of progressive industrial experience
  • Ability to obtain Supervising Electrician Certification from City Electrical Inspector within 1 year or holds a Master License
  • Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office
  • Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and have a good driving record
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources General Wastewater Operator’s License is desirable, but not required.

 

For full job description and to apply online:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/racinewi/jobs/4289438/wasterwater-electrician?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Engineering Aide (Construction Inspector)
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Milwaukee, WI
Posted 11-29-2023

$28.97 – $34.05

EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE!!

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional governmental agency that serves 1.1 million people in the greater Milwaukee area. MMSD provides water reclamation, flood management, and green infrastructure services for our community.  Our mission is to protect public health and the environment through world-class, cost-effective water resource management, leadership, and partnership. Join our diverse team and support your community while protecting our environment.

MMSD is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Engineering Aide (Construction Inspector) in the Technical Services Division. Reporting to the Construction Field Manager, you will be responsible for on-site oversight and monitoring of capital/O&M construction contracts to ensure compliance with contract documents and required quality levels.  Additionally, you will keep and maintain accurate records of construction progress and report activities to others in accordance with MMSD policies and procedures.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct on-site inspections to determine compliance with contract documents, codes, regulations, etc.  Alert the Construction Manager and contractor to conditions and/or activities that do not comply with contract documents or standards.
  • Complete inspection reports, photograph logs, and other project required documents and records utilizing construction management software.
  • Maintain construction progress redline drawings detailing deviations from the contract as originally shown.
  • Communicate with Construction Manager regarding work activities and problem areas. Plan activities and discuss project obstacles.
  • Assist the Construction Manager with preparation and processing of contract documentation including submittals, RFIs, punch lists, O&M manuals, spare parts transfer, contract substantial/final completion, etc.
  • Assist the Construction Manager in coordination of contractor work activities with ongoing operation and/or maintenance of District assets.
  • Observe and evaluate potential hazards and unsafe conditions. Communicate/coordinate with the Construction Manager and safety staff in an effort to prevent accidents and unsafe conditions.
  • Communicate accurate project information to internal and external stakeholders, including the general public, using non-technical terminology.
  • Test contractor work by taking concrete cylinders, or other samples, in order to comprehensively monitor quality of work.
  • Maintain technical competency and remain current with technological changes in the industry.
  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in civil engineering or related field
  • Four to five years of progressively responsible experience, including construction inspection, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to apply written and oral communication skills to the completion of job duties
  • Ability to keep accurate and detailed records, field notes, and to contribute to detailed technical reports and records
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective public and working relations
  • Ability to read, interpret, and work with blueprints, specifications, and plans
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply various construction codes and standards
  • Ability to perform all jobs’ testing accurately
  • Ability to apply knowledge of OSHA confined space entry procedures to the safe completion of job duties and ability to use field testing equipment
  • Ability to access a confined space through a 20-inch diameter opening, walk along uneven terrain, and lift or move up to 25 lbs. regularly and 50 lbs. occasionally
  • Valid driver’s license required and a good driving record at time of application, during the selection process, and throughout employment

Supplemental Information:

Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, you are regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.  You are frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration.  You are occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat, risk of electric shock, and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud and travel is required daily.

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

 

Apply Here:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mmsd/jobs/4105246/engineering-aide-construction-inspector 

 

MMSD is committed to equal employment opportunity and to nondiscrimination in all aspects of the employment relationship.

The District is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.


Water Resources Intern
NEW Water
Green Bay, WI
Posted 11-22-2023

NEW Water, The Brand of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, is seeking qualified applicants looking to join our team as an intern in our Watershed Management Department.

Candidates for our Water Resources Intern position will bring their enthusiasm to learn and help attain our vision of protecting our most valuable resource, water.

 

NEW Water has been proudly serving Northeast Wisconsin since 1931. We are a wholesale provider of wastewater treatment and conveyance services to 15 municipal customers serving approximately 238,000 residents over 285 square miles!

Water Resources Intern

The Water Resources Intern is responsible for providing technical work under the direction of the Water Resources Specialist and the Watershed Specialist in support of the Aquatic Monitoring Program and the Watershed Monitoring Program. Work is performed with initiative and minimal supervision in accomplishing delegated duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to NEW Water’s Aquatic Monitoring Program (AMP)
  • Provide support to NEW Water’s Watershed Monitoring Program (WMP)
  • Provide support to WET testing
  • Assist Water Resources Specialist and Watershed Specialist in conducting additional projects
  • For a complete job description visit our careers page on the NEW Water Website: https://www.newwater.us/careers

Qualifications:

The successful candidate must be a student working toward a degree in environmental science, biology, aquatic science, toxicology, or a related discipline. Candidate should have completed coursework in aquatic biology, chemistry, limnology and/or toxicology.  No experience required.

This is a year-round position with part-time hours during the academic year and full-time hours during the summer. Approximate start date of January 2024 or when schedule permits. The rate of pay for this position is $16.88 per hour (2024 pay structure).

Please visit our Careers page on the NEW Water website to view a complete job description on this position and to apply! https://newwater.munisselfservice.com/ess/employmentopportunities/default.aspx


WATER CONSTRUCTION WORKER
City of Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI
Posted 11-22-2023

Deadline: This posting will remain open until the position has been filled.

 

The City of Oshkosh is searching for a full-time Water Construction Worker.  This position is responsible for repairing, replacing and maintaining water services, mains, hydrants, valves and valve boxes.  After a training period, employees in this position must have the ability to do the work without immediate supervision.

 

Specific duties normal for this position are:

  • Perform work relating to the installation and repair of water mains, laterals, fire hydrants, and valves. Make water service taps, assist in making cut-ins, and classify soil.   Remove, test, repair, reset and install water meters, locate stop boxes, and check for leaks and stoppages.  Respond to citizen complaints regarding water bills, leaks, frozen or malfunctioning meters, and related matters.
  • Perform water service turn on and turn off. Thaw water services and water meters. Flush hydrants, and exercise water valves.
  • Respond to after hour call-ins to assist in repairing water main breaks, service leaks, or related work.
  • Operate equipment used in the construction and maintenance of water works facilities.
  • Complete paperwork pertaining to work assignments.

 

Minimum Requirements:  Qualified candidates will have a Class B CDL with no air brake restriction at time of application, a high school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of two years of experience in water distribution system maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary/Benefits: Hourly pay ranges from $25.20 – $28.80 depending on qualifications.  Benefits offered include medical, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, and a pension with employer match.

 

Application Procedure: Please visit the City of Oshkosh website (www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us) for a full description of the position and benefits and to complete an online application.

 

The City of Oshkosh is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


System Monitoring Data Analyst
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Milwaukee, WI
Posted 11-22-2023

$34.11- $40.12

EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE!!

 

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional governmental agency that serves 1.1 million people in the greater Milwaukee area. MMSD provides water reclamation, flood management, and green infrastructure services for our community.  Our mission is to protect public health and the environment through world-class, cost-effective water resource management, leadership, and partnership. Join our diverse team and support your community while protecting our environment.

MMSD is seeking qualified candidates for the position of System Monitoring Data Analyst in the Water Quality Protection Division. Reporting to the Conveyance Systems Data Supervisor, you will ensure the timely processing of all MMSD monitoring data from various network databases, maintain related applications, perform quality assurance on all data maintained by the System Monitoring Department (SMD), and create and process reports according to MMSD policies and procedures.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure database systems and respective interfaces are processing and collecting data for MMSD programs and initiatives supported by the SMD. Alert appropriate personnel regarding any missing or erroneous data and assist in its recovery.
  • Organize and maintain databases to ensure data integrity and work with the Information Technology Services Division on long-term planning strategies for data warehousing.
  • Identify malfunctioning assets and create and distribute maintenance requests to appropriate personnel to maintain functionality and minimize data loss.
  • Ensure functionality of all departmental applications used by the SMD throughout importing, quality assurance, and reporting processes. Interface with appropriate personnel to minimize down time and loss of data.
  • Participate in quality assurance data activities in support of MMSD programs or initiatives maintained by the SMD.  Review data and notify laboratory personnel/Field Monitoring staff of any suspected erroneous or missing data for proper documentation, revision, or re-analysis. Assist in the regulatory reporting process.
  • Provide complete, timely, and quality assured data requests.  Follow-up with data requestors to ensure that the data has been received and answer any questions the requestor may have about the data.
  • Perform daily tasks related to conveyance system performance, including weather station data.
  • Provide process improvements that promote the automation of data collection, quality assurance, and documentation.
  • Act as a technical resource for report development in HACH WIMS and support users of other SMD applications and databases.
  • Perform MMSD data retention activities according to MMSD policies and procedures.
  • Assist in keeping all SOP’s current.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.

Marginal job duties:Travel to remote facilities to train personnel in new database/software applications.  Accompany field crews to observe monitoring and data collection techniques to better understand field procedures and involvement.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in environmental sciences, computer science, data science, or civil/environmental engineering.
  • Two to three years of job-related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply software, databases, and programming to the solution of business problems.
  • Ability to track data for proper collection in databases.
  • Working knowledge of the operation of sanitary sewer, combined sewer, and stormwater collection systems.
  • Working knowledge and experience in Word, Access, Excel, Adobe, GIS, SQL, and/or related software.
  • Computer software proficiency.

Supplemental Information:

Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee works predominantly in an office environment and is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Requires the use of safety glasses, hard hat, safety vest, and safety shoes as dictated by the location work is being performed.

Note:  Candidates invited to interview must take a written/technical assessment.

 

 To Apply Visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mmsd/jobs/4258278/system-monitoring-data-analyst

 

MMSD is committed to equal employment opportunity and to nondiscrimination in all aspects of the employment relationship.

The District is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.


Intern Positions
NEW Water
Green Bay, WI
Posted 11-10-2023

NEW Water, The Brand of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, is seeking qualified applicants looking to join our team as an intern in our Treatment and Public Affairs and Education Departments

Candidates for these position will bring their enthusiasm to learn and help attain our vision of protecting our most valuable resource, water.

NEW Water has been proudly serving Northeast Wisconsin since 1931. We are a wholesale provider of wastewater treatment and conveyance services to 15 municipal customers serving approximately 238,000 residents over 285 square miles!

 

Treatment Intern

The Treatment Intern works closely with all members of the Treatment staff to provide assistance on the operation of NEW Water’s two wastewater treatment facilities. With the proper training and supervision, this position can complete many tasks that a treatment operator may normally perform.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Treatment Operators and Operators-in-Training in the day to day operation of both NEW Water wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Taking samples throughout the wastewater treatment processes, analyzing process information, recording process data, monitoring process operations, and general housekeeping.

 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate must be a student working toward an associates or bachelors degree, preferably in environmental science, waste management, wastewater treatment, or a related discipline.

These positions are full time during the summer with the opportunity of part-time hours during the academic year depending on applicant availability. The rate of pay for these positions are $16.88 per hour (2024 pay structure) with an approximate start date of Spring 2024 or May 2024 based on applicant preference.

 

 

Public Affairs & Education Intern

This position assists the Public Affairs & Education Department in conveying water information with NEW Water stakeholders.  This position will assist with communications, outreach, and other departmental duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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

 

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.

 

These positions are full time during the summer. The rate of pay for these positions are $15.35 per hour (2024 pay structure) with an approximate start date of May 2024.

 

Please visit our Careers page on the NEW Water website to view a complete job description on these positions and apply!

https://newwater.munisselfservice.com/ess/employmentopportunities/default.aspx


Engineering Aide (Construction Inspector)
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Milwaukee, WI
Posted 11-7-2023

$28.97 – $34.05

EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE!!

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional governmental agency that serves 1.1 million people in the greater Milwaukee area. MMSD provides water reclamation, flood management, and green infrastructure services for our community.  Our mission is to protect public health and the environment through world-class, cost-effective water resource management, leadership, and partnership. Join our diverse team and support your community while protecting our environment.

MMSD is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Engineering Aide (Construction Inspector) in the Technical Services Division. Reporting to the Construction Field Manager, you will be responsible for on-site oversight and monitoring of capital/O&M construction contracts to ensure compliance with contract documents and required quality levels.  Additionally, you will keep and maintain accurate records of construction progress and report activities to others in accordance with MMSD policies and procedures.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct on-site inspections to determine compliance with contract documents, codes, regulations, etc.  Alert the Construction Manager and contractor to conditions and/or activities that do not comply with contract documents or standards.
  • Complete inspection reports, photograph logs, and other project required documents and records utilizing construction management software.
  • Maintain construction progress redline drawings detailing deviations from the contract as originally shown.
  • Communicate with Construction Manager regarding work activities and problem areas. Plan activities and discuss project obstacles.
  • Assist the Construction Manager with preparation and processing of contract documentation including submittals, RFIs, punch lists, O&M manuals, spare parts transfer, contract substantial/final completion, etc.
  • Assist the Construction Manager in coordination of contractor work activities with ongoing operation and/or maintenance of District assets.
  • Observe and evaluate potential hazards and unsafe conditions. Communicate/coordinate with the Construction Manager and safety staff in an effort to prevent accidents and unsafe conditions.
  • Communicate accurate project information to internal and external stakeholders, including the general public, using non-technical terminology.
  • Test contractor work by taking concrete cylinders, or other samples, in order to comprehensively monitor quality of work.
  • Maintain technical competency and remain current with technological changes in the industry.
  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in civil engineering or related field
  • Four to five years of progressively responsible experience, including construction inspection, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to apply written and oral communication skills to the completion of job duties
  • Ability to keep accurate and detailed records, field notes, and to contribute to detailed technical reports and records
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective public and working relations
  • Ability to read, interpret, and work with blueprints, specifications, and plans
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply various construction codes and standards
  • Ability to perform all jobs’ testing accurately
  • Ability to apply knowledge of OSHA confined space entry procedures to the safe completion of job duties and ability to use field testing equipment
  • Ability to access a confined space through a 20-inch diameter opening, walk along uneven terrain, and lift or move up to 25 lbs. regularly and 50 lbs. occasionally
  • Valid driver’s license required and a good driving record at time of application, during the selection process, and throughout employment

 

Supplemental Information:

Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, you are regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.  You are frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration.  You are occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat, risk of electric shock, and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud and travel is required daily.

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

 

Apply Here:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mmsd/jobs/4105246/engineering-aide-construction-inspector 

 

MMSD is committed to equal employment opportunity and to nondiscrimination in all aspects of the employment relationship.

The District is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.


Wastewater Operator Technician I/II
Village of Bensenville
Bensenville, IL
Posted 11-7-2023

Department: Public Works
Reports to: Wastewater Supervisor
Effective Date: October 2023
Union: AFSCME
Salary Range: AFSCME Step 5/7

Job Summary/Purpose:
The job duties of the Wastewater Operator Technician – include but are not limited to performing operational duties; assisting with maintenance at the Village of Bensenville’s 4.7 MGD Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) collection system, and lift stations; performing routine maintenance work; and providing responsive, courteous, and efficient service to the Village of Bensenville residents, businesses, and the public.

 

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Wastewater Maintenance Technician I/II
Village of Bensenville
Bensenville, IL
Posted 11-7-2023

Department: Public Works
Reports to: Wastewater Supervisor
Effective Date: October 2023
Union: AFSCME
Salary Range: AFSCME Step 5/7

Job Summary/Purpose:
The job duties of the Wastewater Maintenance Technician include but are not limited to performing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance, repair, and replacement related activities of the wastewater treatment facilities and equipment at the Village of Bensenville’s 4.7 MGD WWTP, collection system, and lift stations including work on plant machinery, piping systems, and grounds ; and to provide responsive, courteous, and efficient service to the Village of Bensenville residents, businesses, and the public.

 

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System Monitoring Data Analyst
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Milwaukee, WI
Posted 11-3-2023

$34.11- $40.12

EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE!!

 

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional governmental agency that serves 1.1 million people in the greater Milwaukee area. MMSD provides water reclamation, flood management, and green infrastructure services for our community.  Our mission is to protect public health and the environment through world-class, cost-effective water resource management, leadership, and partnership. Join our diverse team and support your community while protecting our environment.

MMSD is seeking qualified candidates for the position of System Monitoring Data Analyst in the Water Quality Protection Division. Reporting to the Conveyance Systems Data Supervisor, you will ensure the timely processing of all MMSD monitoring data from various network databases, maintain related applications, perform quality assurance on all data maintained by the System Monitoring Department (SMD), and create and process reports according to MMSD policies and procedures.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure database systems and respective interfaces are processing and collecting data for MMSD programs and initiatives supported by the SMD. Alert appropriate personnel regarding any missing or erroneous data and assist in its recovery.
  • Organize and maintain databases to ensure data integrity and work with the Information Technology Services Division on long-term planning strategies for data warehousing.
  • Identify malfunctioning assets and create and distribute maintenance requests to appropriate personnel to maintain functionality and minimize data loss.
  • Ensure functionality of all departmental applications used by the SMD throughout importing, quality assurance, and reporting processes. Interface with appropriate personnel to minimize down time and loss of data.
  • Participate in quality assurance data activities in support of MMSD programs or initiatives maintained by the SMD.  Review data and notify laboratory personnel/Field Monitoring staff of any suspected erroneous or missing data for proper documentation, revision, or re-analysis. Assist in the regulatory reporting process.
  • Provide complete, timely, and quality assured data requests.  Follow-up with data requestors to ensure that the data has been received and answer any questions the requestor may have about the data.
  • Perform daily tasks related to conveyance system performance, including weather station data.
  • Provide process improvements that promote the automation of data collection, quality assurance, and documentation.
  • Act as a technical resource for report development in HACH WIMS and support users of other SMD applications and databases.
  • Perform MMSD data retention activities according to MMSD policies and procedures.
  • Assist in keeping all SOP’s current.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.

Marginal job duties:Travel to remote facilities to train personnel in new database/software applications.  Accompany field crews to observe monitoring and data collection techniques to better understand field procedures and involvement.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in environmental sciences, computer science, data science, or civil/environmental engineering.
  • Two to three years of job-related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply software, databases, and programming to the solution of business problems.
  • Ability to track data for proper collection in databases.
  • Working knowledge of the operation of sanitary sewer, combined sewer, and stormwater collection systems.
  • Working knowledge and experience in Word, Access, Excel, Adobe, GIS, SQL, and/or related software.
  • Computer software proficiency.

Supplemental Information:

Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee works predominantly in an office environment and is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Requires the use of safety glasses, hard hat, safety vest, and safety shoes as dictated by the location work is being performed.

Note:  Candidates invited to interview must take a written/technical assessment.

 

 APPLY HERE: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mmsd/jobs/4258278/system-monitoring-data-analyst

 

MMSD is committed to equal employment opportunity and to nondiscrimination in all aspects of the employment relationship.

The District is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.


Wastewater Operator
Village of Roselle
Roselle, Illinois
Posted 10-26-2023

The Village of Roselle, Illinois (22,897) 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, but not required.

Ideal candidates would possess:  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 desired but not required, 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 $60,969 to $81,866 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.

See the complete job description and apply on-line.   Include cover letter, resume, and three professional references. The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, November 10, 2023.  The Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested internal applicants must submit both a cover letter highlighting their interest, qualifications, and other relevant job/work related experiences demonstrating the ability to be a Wastewater Operator and resume to the Public Works Director, by end of business on Friday, November 1, 2023.


ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN II
City of Fond du Lac
Fond du Lac, WI
Posted 10-24-2023

The City of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, is a beautiful and thriving community of 44,678 located at the foot of Lake Winnebago. Fond du Lac is a great place to live and work and its recreational opportunities are second-to-none. In addition, Fond du Lac is only an hour away from Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Madison and all those communities have to offer.

We are seeking a motivated, self-starting individual to fill the role of Engineering Technician II.

Ideal candidates will have the following skills:

  • Knowledge of water distribution system. [mains, valves, services, hydrants, etc.]
  • Experience in water main construction inspection [documentation, compliance]
  • Highly organized, adept, and a critical thinker
  • Strong, clear and concise communication both written and oral
  • Knowledge and past experience with CAD, GIS, GPS technologies
  • Independence (work without specific direction)
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Collaboration; work well with others and be adaptable to both field and office work
  • Ability to strategically plan, prioritize, and adapt work goals in order to manage time and resources efficiently; doesn’t settle with status quo

 

Main Responsibilities: Water system design (CAD), system model updates (GIS), construction inspection (GPS), records keeping, site plan review, fire flows, paid on-call rotation.

 

Minimum Training and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent; previous technical training and/or relevant experience in civil engineering and water distribution; five or more years of engineering office or field experience and good communication skills. Associates degree is preferred; however, willing to train.

 

Benefits:  We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; long-term disability; 457 and Roth retirement plans; and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. This continues to be one of the best-funded public employee retirement systems in the country. The financial strength of the WRS is attributable to its unique plan design, funding discipline, strong governance, and the effective investment strategies of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. Relocation and Educational Assistance is also available.  https://www.fdl.wi.gov/hr/employee-resources/benefits/.

 

Paid Time Off: We offer a generous paid time off package including compensatory time in lieu of overtime, 9 standard holidays, 5 floating holidays, sick leave (8 hours/month); and vacation schedule based on previous career and field experience.

 

Salary Range: We offer a competitive compensation package ($28.94 – $32.85/hour) based upon knowledge, skills, and abilities with potential to receive additional step increases based on meeting and/or exceeding goals/expectations; annual COLA and step increases pending City Council approval of budgets; and future promotional opportunities in alignment with succession and career path.

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit a City application, or a detailed resume and/or cover letter describing your interest and experience as it relates directly to this position to Jackie Braatz (jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov). Open until filled.


Water/ Wastewater Project Manager
Crawford Murphy & Tilly
Chicago, IL
Posted 10-24-2023

Crawford Murphy & Tilly (CMT) is growing their well-established Chicago area team and is looking for a water/wastewater project manager. This individual will manage projects around the region from inception, through design, to construction. In addition this role will mentor junior engineers, provide QA/QC, and serve as the client contact on water/wastewater projects.

The firm has extensive backlog from many long-term clients that provide a steady stream of engaging and meaningful work with significant environmental and community benefits. Projects in the firm’s portfolio like the critical Joliet Illinois Alternative Water Supply project, in the third year of a ten-year contract, help secure the region’s water future for decades to come. CMT has also helped cities like Aurora, over the course of 45 years, manage 170% population growth with master planning and projects like deep wells, shallow wells, storage tanks, pump stations, treatment plants, and countless miles of water mains.

CMT’s water resources team plays a vital part in protecting one of Earth’s most precious natural resources by taking an integrated and balanced approach to projects for all phases of the water cycle. The team helps its clients navigate shifting or shrinking natural resources, changing regulatory pressures, aging infrastructure, and challenging budgets in safe and sustainable ways. The person in this roll will become a valued professional on the team, making sure that project items are communicated clearly and accurately to clients, contractors, and the public.

The individual can work from either the Aurora or downtown Chicago office. Hybrid and remote working options are available for the position after getting integrated with the team. CMT is a privately held mid-size engineering firm with employee stockholders. CMT benefits include a generous overtime, comp time, and PTO policy; a 401k and profit-sharing program; and an employee-focused culture that puts a strong emphasis on employees career development.

 

About the Firm:
Founded in 1946, Crawford Murphy & Tilly (CMT) is a 400-employee civil engineering firm with 25 offices throughout the United States. CMT is a consulting firm specializing in building a better tomorrow through excellence in civil infrastructure. But what sets the firm apart is that they recognize that their staff are people first.

 

Requirements:

  • BS in Civil Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • 7+ years of experience
  • Licensed professional engineer
  • Background in water and/ or wastewater engineering design
  • Prior project management experience is preferred

 

To apply email: Rachel@rcassociatesllc.net


Maintenance Mechanic
Downers Grove Sanitary District
Downers Grove, IL
Posted 10-24-2023

The Downers Grove Sanitary District is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time Maintenance Mechanic through Friday, Nov. 17.

The Maintenance Mechanic performs preventive maintenance and repairs on mechanical and electromechanical machinery and equipment, vehicles, buildings and structures, and reports directly to Maintenance Supervisor.

The pay range for this position is $27.33 – 41.00 per hour based on the applicant’s experience.

Please note that the Maintenance Mechanic must reside within a 30-minute travel time from the District’s Wastewater Treatment Center located at 5003 Walnut Ave., Downers Grove, Illinois, and requires a minimum State of Illinois Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Full Air Brakes (no restriction) and a Tank (N) endorsement. 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.

https://www.dgsd.org/opportunities/


Operator II
NEW Water
Green Bay, WI
Posted 10-12-2023

NEW Water, the brand of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, provides regional clean water services to 15 municipal customers, serving approximately 238,000 residents throughout a 285-square-mile area. NEW Water embraces cultural attributes of Safety, Team, Environment, and Respect, as we strive to protect our most valuable resource, water. Proudly serving our community since 1931, NEW Water provides an essential service to protect public health, our precious waterways, and support economic development. NEW Water cleans an average of 41 million gallons a day, so that our community can do laundry, flush the toilet, and run their businesses whenever they want.

 

In support of the NEW Water culture of Safety, Respect, Team, and Environment; the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) Operator II position is responsible for assisting Operator III in the operation of NEW Water’s two wastewater treatment facilities processes and equipment to provide quality customer service, while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.

 

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 of NEW Water’s wastewater treatment facilities.  This position will assist Operator III in coordination with other departments to troubleshoot process problems as needed. Operator II will support data collection efforts in order to prepare reports for use by NEW Water management and external consultants on the performance of processes and equipment.  This position will prepare the candidate for potential advancement to an Operator III role.

 

Benefits Include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Pension
  • Wisconsin Deferred Compensation (WDC) Program
  • Paid Vacation and PTO
  • Extended Disability Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program(s)
  • Employee Development
  • Outstanding Culture and more!

 

To apply or view a full job description, please visit: www.newwater.us/careers


WATER RESOURCE RECOVERY OPERATOR TECHNICIAN A (MAINTENANCE)
CITY OF MANKATO
MANKATO, MN
Posted 10-12-2023

SALARY:             $27.09 – $36.83 Hourly / $56,347.20 – $76,606.40 Annually

JOB TYPE:          Full-Time

OPENING DATE: 10/10/2023

CLOSING DATE:  10/24/2023-11:59 PM Central

Apply Online:         http://www.mankatomn.gov/jobs

Description

Grade:  STA4    FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
Safety Sensitive Position:  Yes
Supervisor Title:  Superintendent of Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) and/or Utilities Maintenance Supervisor-WRRF

Minimum Qualifications of Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive in the state of Minnesota.

OR 

  • Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the job proficiently may be substituted for the above requirements.

Additional Salary Information:  Upon reaching top steps in the pay structure, an additional $1.00-$2.00 per hour pay increase will apply for employees meeting additional wastewater certification requirements.

 

Nature of Work:

This position performs semi-skilled work as required for the efficient operation and maintenance of the Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF), bio-solids processing, and reuse water production. May be assigned to Shift Operator or Relief Operator/Maintenance functions. The primary focus for this position posting will be on the Relief Operator/Maintenance function.

 

About Us:

Our employees are committed to working in an environment that fosters the core values of the City of Mankato – positive attitude, accountability, respect, teamwork, and integrity. We care about making a positive difference in the lives of others. Our work is challenging and has purpose. We listen and engage with each other and our community. We are empowered and trusted to make good decisions that align with the public service principles and core values. Our organization is committed to investing and developing each other. We will recognize and celebrate our collective achievements and individual accomplishments.

We take pride in investing in our employees. Our team enjoys a supportive work environment that encourages not only success for the community we serve, but for you as well. Come grow your career with us! 

Primary Essential Work Functions:                                                       

  • Relief Operator/Maintenance. Performs maintenance tasks around the facility including, but not limited to; oil changes, greasing pumps, rebuilding pumps, rebuilding motors, rebuilding mixers, repairing and replacing pipe of various sizes, repairing electrical panels, repairing HVAC equipment, repairing boilers, maintaining clean workspaces, and other assigned tasks associated with maintaining mechanical equipment at the facility.
  • Shift Operator. Performs operational tasks around the facility including, but not limited to; utilization of SCADA system, utilization of tablet, paper and electronic reporting, pumping rate changes, chemical dosage changes, bacteriological testing, aeration adjustments, sludge blanket reading, digester feed rates, tank level controls, tank cleaning, online analyzer cleaning and maintenance, maintaining clean operational spaces, and other tasks associated with treatment operations at the facility.

 

Communicates With:

  • Internally – Water Resource Recovery Facility, Public Works Operations, and other city employees
  • Externally – Industry dispatch/emergency call center, homeowners/renters, farmers, and the general public

 

Supervision:

  • Non-Supervisory

 

 

Other Work Functions:

  • Makes equipment adjustments on various components within the treatment system including, but not limited to bar screens, clarifiers, pumps, blowers, chemical skids, boilers, belt filter press, and generators.
  • Performs process lab tests to ascertain pH, dissolved oxygen, phosphorus, temperature, and chlorine residual.
  • Participates in Public Works Operations snow removal activities.
  • Performs physical and mental demands and work environment requirements for this position.
  • Attendance during regularly scheduled work hours and outside regular hours as necessary.
  • Effective and respectful communication and interactions with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and community customers.
  • Performs other related work as assigned or apparent within various divisions of public works.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Basic knowledge of wastewater treatment plant operations and processes involving pumping and treating.
  • Must have knowledge and ability to correctly and safely operate all hand tools, power tools, and mechanical cleaning equipment required to perform the various functions of the position.
  • Basic knowledge of preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, and work order accounting methods.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary in the operation of a wastewater system.
  • Knowledge of basic first aid.
  • Ability to listen, comprehend, and effectively communicate information both verbally and in writing to all individuals.
  • Ability to recognize unsafe conditions.
  • Ability to carry out verbal and written directives safely, effectively, and efficiently.
  • Knowledge and skill in the operation of equipment, cleaning methods, and materials associated with the position.
  • Basic electrical knowledge.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the general public.
  • Understand and comply with all safety standards, such as lockout/tagout, confined space, safety data sheets (SDS), chemical inventory and ARC flash safety.
  • Ability to estimate materials and costs for projects, obtain quotes, and order parts and tools.

 

Persons with Disabilities:
The above is a general listing of job duties. Essential and non-essential functions may vary by individual position. Reasonable accommodations may be available for both essential and non-essential job duties.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Ability to obtain a Minnesota Class D Wastewater Operator certification within two (2) years of employment.
  • Must possess a valid Minnesota Class D driver’s license and be able to drive; and obtain a Minnesota CDL Class A driver’s license within 120 days of employment.
  • Must possess a tanker endorsement within sixty (60) days of request.
  • Must possess a Special Engineer Boiler Operators license or obtain one with six (6) months of employment; and must obtain a 2nd Class (2C) Boiler Operators license when eligible.
  • Must register with the Department of Labor and Industry as an unlicensed maintenance electrician within six (6) months of employment.
  • Must have the mobility and agility to move about work sites as work demands dictate.
  • Must be able to respond to call outs within thirty (30) minutes while on call.
  • Satisfactory completion of FMCSA Clearinghouse Query, background examination, physical examination, and drug testing.
  • Ability to pass medical standards for respirator, and ability to wear while performing work duties.
  • Must be able to work emergency overtime.
  • Must meet expectations of the work functions and knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position.
  • Must comply with organizational and departmental policies.
  • Must comply with data practices policies and standards relative to not public data. Any access to not public data should be strictly limited to accessing the data that are necessary to fulfill the employment responsibility. While data are being accessed, incumbent should take reasonable measures to ensure the not public data are not accessed by individuals without a work reason. Once the work reason to access the data is reasonably finished the not public data must be properly stored according to city policy and the Minnesota Statutes.

 

Hours of Work:

Hours and days of work for this position will vary by shift assignment. General working hours are Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This position will serve on an on-call rotation carrying a business cell phone to respond to emergencies outside of normal business hours. May be required to work nights, weekends, and on holidays.

 

Apply Onlinehttp://www.mankatomn.gov/jobs

 

Contact Person:  Diane Biedscheid, HR Specialist, (507) 387-8664 or dianeb@mankatomn.gov


Treatment Manager
NEW Water
Green Bay, WI
Posted 10-06-2023

NEW Water is NEW Water is a water resource utility serving Northeast Wisconsin through pollution prevention, operational innovation and community outreach. We are dedicated to protecting public health and the environment through effective wastewater treatment and resource recovery. With a commitment to sustainability and innovation, NEW Water plays a pivotal role in ensuring a cleaner, healthier future for our community.

 

The Treatment Manager is directly responsible for managing the daily operations of NEW Water’s two wastewater treatment facilities and Treatment staff. This position manages the facility operating processes to provide for effective and economical treatment of wastewater and associated residuals to meet State and Federal operating permit requirements. This role develops new operating plans to meet changing process needs, new equipment, and regulatory requirements.

 

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Pension
  • Wisconsin Deferred Compensation (WDC) Program
  • Paid Vacation and PTO
  • Extended Disability Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program(s)
  • Flex Time/Flex Place Work Arrangements
  • Employee Development
  • Outstanding Culture and more!

 

To apply or view a full job description, please visit: www.newwater.us/careers


Electrician & Instrumentation Technician
CITY OF Fond du Lac
Fond du Lac, WI
Posted 9-26-2023

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Electrician & Instrumentation Technician at its Wastewater Facility. This full-time position reports directly to the Maintenance & Municipal Facilities Foreman, and will be responsible for providing 24/7 availability to the City in ensuring proper operation of all storm/wastewater equipment and recognizing potential electrical failures and making corrections to prevent flooding.

 

Various duties, knowledge, and abilities include:

  • Inspects, repairs, and maintains 4160 voltage and under electrical, electro-mechanical, and electronic operating and control systems, equipment, and fixtures at the plant and remote pumping stations.
  • Inspects, maintains, and repairs wiring and lighting systems, electrical control equipment, meters, outlets, and panels; installs new electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Tests and Operates WTRRF associated equipment to ensure proper electrical function.
  • Repairs process pipelines, valves, gas pressure reliefs, drip traps, gauges, flame traps and related system components.
  • Operates supplementary pumping equipment and portable generators under emergency conditions.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and operates storm pump stations and sanitary lift stations.
  • Troubleshoot different brands of uninterrupted power supplies, back-up power to all of the communication, programmable logic controllers, severs, and information systems.
  • Assist in storm and sanitary station upgrades.
  • Building system electrical repairs.
  • Repair, maintain, and operate standby generators and 4160 switchgear.
  • Diagnosing electrical/electronic problems involving electro mechanical equipment controlled by computer processors.
  • Plant SCADA and motor control troubleshooting and repair.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair radio telemetry for stations out in the collection system.
  • Ability to interpret electrical engineering drawings.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, repair, and operate system VFDs.
  • Oral and written communications to ensure functions of storm/wastewater equipment.
  • Work with others to discuss strategies in performing equipment work and coordinating efforts to operate efficiently.
  • Stay abreast of newest technology to better the process equipment; ensure part availability to perform necessary repairs.

 

Requirements include:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent, or electrical trade school graduate or equivalent training and experience. Engineering and electronics courses highly desirable.
  • Associate Degree in Instrumentation Technology.
  • Completion of specialized course in wastewater treatment.
  • Journeyman or Master Electrician certification preferred.
  • 2 years’ experience in Wastewater facility maintenance and operations including electrical and instrumentation systems, equipment, and fixtures.
  • Ability to perform confined space entry work, and wear SCBA equipment.
  • Possession of a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License.
  • Trained in PLC, fire alarm systems, and OSHA preferred.

 

BENEFITS: We offer a comprehensive benefit package including paid time off; health, life, dental, and vision insurance; long-term disability; 457 and Roth retirement plans; and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. This continues to be one of the best-funded public employee retirement systems in the country. The financial strength of the WRS is attributable to its unique plan design, funding discipline, strong governance, and the effective investment strategies of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. Relocation and Educational Assistance is also available.  https://www.fdl.wi.gov/hr/employee-resources/benefits/

 

PAID TIME OFF:We offer a generous paid time off package including compensatory time in lieu of overtime, 9 standard holidays, 5 floating holidays, sick leave (8 hours/month); and vacation schedule based on previous career and field experience.

 

SALARY RANGE: We offer a competitive compensation package ($30.23 – $38.87/hour) based upon knowledge, skills, and abilities with potential to receive additional step increases based on meeting and/or exceeding goals/expectations; annual COLA and step increases pending City Council approval of budgets; and future promotional opportunities in alignment with succession and career path.

Position open until filled.

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit a resume describing your knowledge, skills and abilities; or an application to (jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov) – Jackie Braatz, HR Manager.

Additional information can be found under the following – https://www.fdl.wi.gov/hr/electrician-instrumentation-technician-wastewater-treatment-resource-recovery-facility/ and https://www.fdl.wi.gov/wastewater/

EOE


UTILITY SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN I (WASTEWATER COLLECTION)
CITY OF Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI
Posted 9-26-2023

 

Are you looking for an employment opportunity that offers a fast-paced, teamwork environment while providing you with the opportunity to work outdoors? We are currently accepting applications for a Utility Systems Technician I (Wastewater Collection) in the Utilities Division of the Community Services Department. Duties include: maintenance of the sewer systems including jetting/root cutting, inspecting, and flushing sanitary and storm lines; locating utilities; record keeping; equipment operation; and more! This position will work with a partner and have contact with the public.

 

Requirements:

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent (GED, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and computer skills
  • Possess or obtain (within 6 months of hire) and maintain a valid Class B CDL with tanker endorsement and no air brake restrictions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An Associate’s Degree in a related field
  • State of Wisconsin DNR certification in Municipal Wastewater, Sanitary Sewage Collection System, and/or Municipal Water Supply with Groundwater and Distribution in Grade 1

Additional Reasons to Apply:

  • Receive 40 hours of vacation on your first day of employment, plus earn 80 hours of additional vacation time in the first year
  • Receive 3 paid floating holidays and 8 paid regular holidays (in a calendar year)
  • Potential to qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Other excellent fringe benefits (paid sick leave, health insurance, life insurance, etc.)!

 

Wage range: $25.59 to $29.83 per hour. Application deadline: October 1, 2023. Application and complete job description available at www.eauclairewi.gov/jobs.*

 

Interviews expected to take place Tuesday, October 10, 2023. Candidates will be notified via email if selected to interview.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Recruitment Snapshot: https://www.eauclairewi.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/43362/638309915624383975

 

*Don’t have a way to apply online? Contact us at (715) 839-4921 to schedule an appointment and we can assist you!


UTILITY SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN I (WATER SYSTEMS)
CITY OF Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI
Posted 9-26-2023

 

We need you – to help us meet our mission to provide an uninterrupted water supply to the residents of Eau Claire! Put your repair experience, knowledge of construction, and desire to be part of a small team to work as a Utility Systems Technician I (Water Systems). We are currently accepting applications for this position in our Community Services Department. Duties include: installing water services; installing water meters; maintaining and repairing valves, gauges, pumps, and other related equipment; disinfecting and pressure testing water mains; testing for water leaks in residences and commercial establishments; and more! This position includes public contact and manual labor.

 

Requirements:

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent (GED, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and computer skills
  • Possess or obtain (within 6 months of hire) and maintain a valid Class B CDL license with tanker endorsement and no air brake restrictions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An Associate’s Degree in a related field
  • State of Wisconsin DNR certification in Municipal Wastewater and/or Municipal Water Supply with Groundwater and Distribution subgrades

Additional Reasons to Apply:

  • Receive 40 hours of vacation on your first day of employment, plus earn 80 hours of additional vacation time in the first year
  • Receive 3 paid floating holidays and 8 paid regular holidays (in a calendar year)
  • Potential to qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Other excellent fringe benefits (paid sick leave, health insurance, life insurance, etc.)!

 

Wage range: $25.59 to $29.83 per hour. Application deadline: October 1, 2023. Application and complete job description available at www.eauclairewi.gov/jobs.*

 

Interviews expected to take place Tuesday, October 10, 2023. Candidates will be notified via email if selected to interview.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Recruitment Snapshot: https://www.eauclairewi.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/43364/638309915630165259

 

*Don’t have a way to apply online? Contact us at (715) 839-4921 to schedule an appointment and we can assist you!


ENGINEERING/SURVEY TECHNICIAN
CITY OF BROOKFIELD
BROOKFIELD, WI
Posted 9-21-2023

PURPOSE:  The Engineering Survey/Technician performs paraprofessional level work coordinating the survey and construction activities of various public works projects including topographic survey, construction staking, as-built survey, and Digger’s Hotline markings.  The incumbent is responsible for ensuring quality survey work is completed for various City departments and ensures public works activities are performed in accordance with City specifications, policies, and ordinances.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Competently operates survey instruments, including total station, data collector, theodolite level, and various hand tools.
  • Competently gathers and displays survey data, including topological and design data.
  • Performs survey work for various City departments as requested, including basemap preparation and field documentation.
  • Assists engineers in design layout of projects by staking, measuring and calculating.
  • Calculates material measurements.
  • Performs engineering and mapping drafting work as required.
  • Assists with permits and the Digger’s Hotline program.
  • Communicates with contractors and engineers regarding construction projects.
  • Maintains a daily record of all work performed, records measurements, and completes daily reports.
  • Maintains field notes with calculations, entering notes into computer filing system.
  • Records all angles, distances, and descriptions for each job.
  • Utilizes and continually updates computer software technology skills.
  • Coordinates with supervisor to manage work schedules and project priorities.
  • Promotes and maintains positive departmental public relations and image with customers, which include other City departments and staff, developers, contractors, engineers, property owners and the community in general.
  • Responds or refers complaints.
  • Answers questions regarding location of properties, utility locations, etc. Acts as a liaison between the contractor, City administrative staff, and the general public.

 

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

 

THE REQUIREMENTS:

Engineering Technician II*:

  1. An Associate degree as an Engineering Technician.
  2. A minimum of four (4) years’ experience with construction plan reading, surveying, drafting, or public works inspection.
  3. Valid State of Wisconsin Driver’s License.

 

Engineering Technician I*:

  1. An Associate degree as an Engineering Technician.
  2. At least two (2) years’ experience with construction plan reading, surveying, drafting, and public works inspection.
  3. Valid State of Wisconsin Driver’s License.

Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

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

 

2023 SALARY RANGE:   

Engineering Technician II:   Pay Range: 126 – $34.56-$39.51 per hour with excellent benefits.

Engineering Technician I:     Pay Range: 121 – $28.41-$32.48 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, OCTOBER 8, 2023.  This deadline may be extended to meet the needs of the City.

 

HOW TO APPLY: You can now apply online through NEOGOV by 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.


Conveyance Systems Data Supervisor
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Milwaukee, WI
Posted 9-21-2023

$83,784.95 – $98,537.41

EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE!!

 

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional governmental agency that serves 1.1 million people in the greater Milwaukee area. MMSD provides water reclamation, flood management, and green infrastructure services for our community.  Our mission is to protect public health and the environment through world-class, cost-effective water resource management, leadership, and partnership. Join our diverse team and support your community while protecting our environment.

MMSD is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Conveyance Systems Data Supervisor in the Water Quality Protection Division. Reporting to the Water Resources Program Manager, you are responsible for coordinating and supervising the activities that provide quality assurance of MMSD’s databases.  You assist in the determination of combined sewer overflow (CSO) and sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) volumes to support Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit compliance and are responsible for the verification of any overflows.  You provide oversight of the entire conveyance system by reviewing field monitoring data to ensure proper functioning within design parameters during various weather conditions.  You also supervise the activities of the System Monitoring Data Analysts and their work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively supervise the systems monitoring team to meet the needs of MMSD.  Ensure that they have the necessary resources and training to perform their job assignments and that their work product meets customer specifications and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Manage and ensure quality assurance of conveyance system and water reclamation facility data collection processes, databases, and data.
  • Respond to member communities’ special data requests as well as those from internal consultants, ensuring that the data is accurate, organized, and complete.
  • Assist the Water Resources Program Manager with the preparation of timely, accurate, organized, and complete CSO and SSO regulatory reports that document overflow occurrences and volume.
  • Assist in the determination of CSO or SSO event occurrences and calculate the duration and volume of the overflow.
  • Provide documentation and analysis of Inline Storage System (ISS) operations for wet weather events and conveyance system capacity, during and after those events, through data review.
  • Provide technical support and oversight of the operation of the conveyance system through the daily review of data. Analyze the data and take the appropriate actions to investigate further and make recommendations to stakeholders and decision makers.
  • Track the performance of instrumentation associated with new construction or rehabilitation projects.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in water resources, civil/environmental engineering, or a related field.
  • Four to five years of job-related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of MMSD’s combined and separated sewer systems.
  • Familiarity with regulatory agencies and discharge permit requirements.
  • High degree of interpersonal and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to resolve conflict.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interpret and apply statistical analysis to raw data.
  • Proficient in computer software.
  • Understanding of quality assurance strategies and project management experience are desirable.
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record at time of application and throughout employment.

Supplemental Information:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee primarily works in an office environment.  The employee may be required to periodically perform site investigations where they may be exposed to outside weather conditions, wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, wastewater, and fumes. Requires the use of safety glasses, shoes, hard hat, coveralls, hearing protection, rain gear, gas detector, and self-rescuer as dictated by the location work is being performed.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with MMSD policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding, and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

 To Apply Visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mmsd/jobs/4188402/project-manager

 

MMSD is committed to equal employment opportunity and to nondiscrimination in all aspects of the employment relationship.

The District is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.


Project Manager
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Milwaukee, WI
Posted 9-21-2023

$77,028.10- $90,654.42

EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE!!

 

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional governmental agency that serves 1.1 million people in the greater Milwaukee area. MMSD provides water reclamation, flood management, and green infrastructure services for our community.  Our mission is to protect public health and the environment through world-class, cost-effective water resource management, leadership, and partnership. Join our diverse team and support your community while protecting our environment.

MMSD is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Project Manager in the Technical Services Division.  Reporting to the Plants Program Manager, you will provide project management, engineering evaluations, engineering design, and plan and specification preparation services for assigned MMSD capital studies, planning, research, and pilots in a manner that ensures the completion of projects on schedule and within budget.  These projects involve the development of sustainable solutions to water reclamation facility planning, such as disinfection improvements, process modeling, and energy planning.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide project management for assigned projects, including managing schedule, budget, commitments (contracts), and project status.
  • Manage consultants to ensure conformance with MMSD policies, procedures, standards, and design criteria.
  • Schedule and facilitate multiple project activities, including project progress meetings and workshops.  Coordinate and schedule work with various MMSD departments.
  • Provide quality assurance reviews on active projects to limit contract modifications.
  • Ensure the completion of all required documentation, record documents, etc., for assigned projects.
  • Propose new projects and prepare schedule and budget estimates upon which MMSD’s annual and long-range capital budget is based.
  • Prepare technical memorandums, reports, and presentations for water reclamation facility projects.
  • Conduct data analysis and engineering computations related to projects.
  • Support the asset management group with the completion of risk assessments and business case evaluations as assigned.
  • Support the research team with document reviews and pilots as assigned.
  • Perform inter-agency coordination on assigned projects, which may include municipalities, utility groups, regulatory agencies, and community groups.
  • Review engineering analyses of MMSD’s facilities for assigned projects.  Assist the legal, contract compliance, and communication departments with technical expertise as needed.
  • Perform engineering analysis and calculations related to large projects, including equipment capacities, conveyance capacities, operation and maintenance costs, energy costs. and other process variables.
  • Follow, comply with, and enforce safety and work rules and regulations while on project sites.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental/chemical engineering or a related engineering discipline.
  • Two to three years of job-related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Planning, engineering, design, or construction management experience.
  • Wastewater, sewer, or watercourse related experience.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • High degree of interpersonal and problem-solving skills with a demonstrated ability to resolve conflict.
  • Ability to apply engineering principles and practices to the solution of engineering problems.
  • Ability to apply written and oral communication skills to the completion of job duties.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and work with blueprints, specifications, and plans.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective public and working relations.
  • Microsoft Office experience required.
  • Computer software proficiency.  Familiarity with the wastewater treatment process and experience using treatment process modeling is desirable.
  • Experience in Python, Power BI, or ArcGIS Insights is desirable.
  • Ability to handle substantial datasets and conduct statistical analysis within an engineering context is desirable.
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record at time of application and throughout employment.

Supplemental Information:

Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an office environment and is exposed to outside weather conditions.  While outside, or at the treatment plant, employee may be exposed to extreme temperatures, wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, noise, fumes, and risk of electrical shock.  Travel is required as necessary to reach job sites within MMSD’s service area.

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

 

 To Apply Visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mmsd/jobs/4188402/project-manager

 

MMSD is committed to equal employment opportunity and to nondiscrimination in all aspects of the employment relationship.

The District is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.


WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT FOREMAN
CITY OF DODGEVILLE
DODGEVILLE, WI
Posted 9-8-2023

The City of Dodgeville, WI is accepting applications for the full-time position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Foreman.  Applicant shall have completed graduation from a high school or vocational school, preferably supplemented by short courses in treatment plant operations.  Applicant shall possess experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant, lift stations and collection system.  Possession of a Wisconsin Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License – Advanced, with subgrades required for the operation of the City’s plant.  A commercial driver’s license Class B with tanker and air brake endorsements will be required. The City of Dodgeville offers a competitive wage and benefit package including health, life and dental insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave and the Wisconsin Retirement (WRS). The rate of pay is $32.00 – $40.00 per hour depending on qualifications.  Applications and the job description are available at: https://dodgevillewi.gov/jobs. Please contact the City of Dodgeville Public Works Director at: publicworks@dodgevillewi.gov  or by calling (608)930-1011 with any questions.  EOE.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Laboratory Technician
Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District
DEKALB, IL
Posted 9-8-2023

The Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District (KWRD) is seeking applicants for its Laboratory Technician position. Benefits include paid vacation/personal days, tuition reimbursement, IMRF Pension, and excellent health/dental care. This is a bargaining unit position within the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150. A pre-physical, drug screening, and background check will be required. Applicants must meet the residency requirements (15 miles from the District service area) within 12 months of hire.
Starting pay for this position is $29.79/hr, plus a $1,000 signing bonus, with additional wages available through IEPA wastewater operator certifications.

Experience with water/wastewater laboratory services preferred but not required. Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree with coursework in microbiology, biology, chemistry, environmental science, or related field, required. Additional information on the position can be found on our website at www.kishwrd.com.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Mike Holland (Technical Services Director) at mholland@kishwrd.com.


WATER FILTRATION OPERATOR
City of Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI
Posted 8-30-2023

This position is an hourly, non-exempt position with a full benefits package. This vacancy will be filled as either an Operator I or an Operator II, based upon qualifications.

Pay Range: 

Operator I: $23.56 – $26.92 per hour

Operator II: $26.98 – $30.83 per hour

 

This position is responsible for the care and efficient operation of the city’s Water Filtration Plant. Work includes the control, operation and maintenance of equipment, as well as regulating water flow and taking corrective actions to repair or assist in repairs as necessary.  Specific duties include:

  • Control and operate plant equipment to assure proper operations. Monitor booster pump station and all elevated storage towers in the system.  Inspect motors, bearings and gear boxes for overheating and proper lubrication.  Maintain proper process control.
  • Collect samples and perform physical and chemical analyses at various points in the process and distribution system.
  • Maintain and prepare all necessary plant operating records, logs and charts. Perform laboratory testing for process control as required.
  • Regulate water flow through the treatment plant and make adjustments in the process in accordance with prescribed standards. Take corrective action, make repairs to equipment and assist others in repairs and/or maintenance when necessary.

Qualifications

Operator I:

  • An Associate’s Degree in Water, Wastewater, or a related field is preferred; or
  • A high school diploma or equivalent with one or more years of full-time work experience, preferably in the Water, Wastewater or a related field;
  • Ability to obtain a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a Grade T, Class S Surface Water Waterworks Operator Certification within one year of hire
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

 

Operator II:

  • An 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, or the demonstrated ability to independently and safely perform all the essential duties and responsibilities of the Water Filtration Operator II;
  • Possess a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a Grade T, Class S Surface Water Waterworks Operator Certification
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

 

Application Procedure: Please visit the City of Oshkosh website (www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us) for a full description of the position and benefits and to complete an online application.

 

The City of Oshkosh is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


UTILITY OPERATOR I (WATER PLANT)
City of Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI
Posted 8-24-2023

Do you want to provide safe, clean drinking water for our community? Work to maintain this critical service for our residents by becoming a Utility Operator I at the Water Plant! We are currently accepting applications for this position in the Utilities division of the Community Services Department. Duties include: operating and maintaining machinery and equipment at the water treatment facility; working with wells, water towers, reservoirs, and pumping stations; and more!

 

Requirements:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent (GED, etc.)
  • Possess or obtain (within 30 days of hire) and maintain a valid Wisconsin driver’s license
  • Available to work a variety of different shifts including weekends, nights, holidays, and overtime
  • Working knowledge of equipment used in the operation of pump installations and treatment plants, hydraulics, and electricity
  • Ability to read and interpret measuring instruments, keep records, and conduct chemical analysis of water

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An Associate’s Degree in a related field
  • State of Wisconsin DNR certification as a Municipal Water Supply Operator
  • Valid Class B Wisconsin CDL with no air brake restrictions

Additional Reasons to Apply:

  • Receive 40 hours of vacation on your first day of employment, plus earn 80 hours of additional vacation time in the first year
  • Receive 3 paid floating holidays and 8 paid regular holidays (in a calendar year)
  • Potential to qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Other excellent fringe benefits (paid sick leave, health insurance, life insurance, etc.)!

 

Work Schedule: The Water Plant is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Operators work a 12-hour rotating shift. For additional details, see the sample work schedule at the link here: https://www.eauclairewi.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/42996/638279485193670000

 

Wage range: $25.59 to $29.83 per hour. Application Deadline: September 6, 2023. Application, complete job description, and sample work schedule available at www.eauclairewi.gov/jobs.*

 

Interviews expected to take place September 12, 2023. Candidates will be notified via email if selected to interview.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Recruitment Snapshot: https://www.eauclairewi.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/42994/638279484052700000

 

*Don’t have a way to apply online? Contact us at (715) 839-4921 to schedule an appointment and we can assist you!


Business Systems Analyst 2 or 3 (MCES)
Metropolitan Council
St. Paul, MN
Posted 8-10-2023

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 8/20/2023 12:00 AM Central

The Metropolitan Council is the regional planning agency for the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area providing essential services to our region: transportation, wastewater treatment, growth and development of local communities, affordable housing programs, and regional park systems.  More information at www.metrocouncil.org.

Join an award-winning wastewater industry leader in protecting our environment!  The Council’s Environmental Services (MCES) Division operates and maintains the wastewater collection and treatment system in the Twin Cities metropolitan region.  More information at:   https://metrocouncil.org/Wastewater-Water.aspx.

This position is eligible for hybrid (remote and onsite) teleworking.  The Council also offers a generous benefits package:  Great work/life balance, insurance starting on day one, MN State Retirement Program pension, in-house clinic, salary continuance for injury or illness, 13 paid holidays per year plus generous annual leave, employee development, free Metro Transit rides, plus more!

The Business Systems Analyst 2 or 3 (depending on qualifications) researches, plans, designs, implements, and maintains efficient business system capabilities and solutions to support asset management functions for MCES and across the Council.  This includes business functions and processes that use Oracle Work and Asset Management (WAM), UKG (Kronos), RFGen, and mobile applications as well as the integrations and interdependencies with other Council systems such as PeopleSoft Financials and HRMS.

Requirements:

Business Systems Analyst 2

Salary: $72,176 – $108,909 annually 

Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, data science, software engineering, management information systems, or a related field AND (3) years of experiencers experience in business systems analysis or related analytical experience with a minimum of one (1) year performing configurations and modifications within an enterprise business application.

Business Systems Analyst 3

Salary: $78,000 – $117,728 annually

Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, data science, software engineering, management information systems, or a related field AND four (4) years of experience in business systems analysis or related analytical experience with a minimum of one (1) year performing configurations and modifications within an enterprise business application.

See Council’s complete job posting for education and work experience equivalencies.

COMPLETE JOB POSTING AND APPLY: 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/metrocouncil


WATER RESOURCE RECOVERY OPERATOR TECHNICIAN A (MAINTENANCE)
CITY OF MANKATO
MANKATO, MN
Posted 8-10-2023

SALARY:             $27.09 – $36.83 Hourly / $56,347.20 – $76,606.40 Annually

JOB TYPE:          Full-Time

OPENING DATE: 08/04/2023

CLOSING DATE:  8/20/2023 11:59 PM Central

Apply Online:  http://www.mankatomn.gov/jobs

Description

Grade:  STA4    FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
Safety Sensitive Position:  Yes
Supervisor Title:  Superintendent of Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) and/or Utilities Maintenance Supervisor-WRRF

Minimum Qualifications of Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive in the state of Minnesota.

OR 

  • Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the job proficiently may be substituted for the above requirements.

Additional Salary Information:  Upon reaching top steps in the pay structure, an additional $1.00-$2.00 per hour pay increase will apply for employees meeting additional wastewater certification requirements.

 

Nature of Work:

This position performs semi-skilled work as required for the efficient operation and maintenance of the Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF), bio-solids processing, and reuse water production. May be assigned to Shift Operator or Relief Operator/Maintenance functions. The primary focus for this position posting will be on the Relief Operator/Maintenance function.

 

About Us:
Our employees are committed to working in an environment that fosters the core values of the City of Mankato – positive attitude, accountability, respect, teamwork, and integrity. We care about making a positive difference in the lives of others. Our work is challenging and has purpose. We listen and engage with each other and our community. We are empowered and trusted to make good decisions that align with the public service principles and core values. Our organization is committed to investing and developing each other. We will recognize and celebrate our collective achievements and individual accomplishments.

We take pride in investing in our employees. Our team enjoys a supportive work environment that encourages not only success for the community we serve, but for you as well. Come grow your career with us! 

Primary Essential Work Functions:

  • Relief Operator/Maintenance. Performs maintenance tasks around the facility including, but not limited to; oil changes, greasing pumps, rebuilding pumps, rebuilding motors, rebuilding mixers, repairing and replacing pipe of various sizes, repairing electrical panels, repairing HVAC equipment, repairing boilers, maintaining clean workspaces, and other assigned tasks associated with maintaining mechanical equipment at the facility.
  • Shift Operator. Performs operational tasks around the facility including, but not limited to; utilization of SCADA system, utilization of tablet, paper and electronic reporting, pumping rate changes, chemical dosage changes, bacteriological testing, aeration adjustments, sludge blanket reading, digester feed rates, tank level controls, tank cleaning, online analyzer cleaning and maintenance, maintaining clean operational spaces, and other tasks associated with treatment operations at the facility.

 

Communicates With:

  • Internally – Water Resource Recovery Facility, Public Works Operations, and other city employees
  • Externally – Industry dispatch/emergency call center, homeowners/renters, farmers, and the general public

 

Supervision:

  • Non-Supervisory

 

Other Work Functions:

  • Makes equipment adjustments on various components within the treatment system including, but not limited to bar screens, clarifiers, pumps, blowers, chemical skids, boilers, belt filter press, and generators.
  • Performs process lab tests to ascertain pH, dissolved oxygen, phosphorus, temperature, and chlorine residual.
  • Participates in Public Works Operations snow removal activities.
  • Performs physical and mental demands and work environment requirements for this position.
  • Attendance during regularly scheduled work hours and outside regular hours as necessary.
  • Effective and respectful communication and interactions with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and community customers.
  • Performs other related work as assigned or apparent within various divisions of public works.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Basic knowledge of wastewater treatment plant operations and processes involving pumping and treating.
  • Must have knowledge and ability to correctly and safely operate all hand tools, power tools, and mechanical cleaning equipment required to perform the various functions of the position.
  • Basic knowledge of preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, and work order accounting methods.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary in the operation of a wastewater system.
  • Knowledge of basic first aid.
  • Ability to listen, comprehend, and effectively communicate information both verbally and in writing to all individuals.
  • Ability to recognize unsafe conditions.
  • Ability to carry out verbal and written directives safely, effectively, and efficiently.
  • Knowledge and skill in the operation of equipment, cleaning methods, and materials associated with the position.
  • Basic electrical knowledge.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the general public.
  • Understand and comply with all safety standards, such as lockout/tagout, confined space, safety data sheets (SDS), chemical inventory and ARC flash safety.
  • Ability to estimate materials and costs for projects, obtain quotes, and order parts and tools.

 

Persons with Disabilities:
The above is a general listing of job duties. Essential and non-essential functions may vary by individual position. Reasonable accommodations may be available for both essential and non-essential job duties.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Ability to obtain a Minnesota Class D Wastewater Operator certification within two (2) years of employment.
  • Must possess a valid Minnesota Class D driver’s license and be able to drive; and obtain a Minnesota CDL Class A driver’s license within 120 days of employment.
  • Must possess a tanker endorsement within sixty (60) days of request.
  • Must possess a Special Engineer Boiler Operators license or obtain one with six (6) months of employment; and must obtain a 2nd Class (2C) Boiler Operators license when eligible.
  • Must register with the Department of Labor and Industry as an unlicensed maintenance electrician within six (6) months of employment.
  • Must have the mobility and agility to move about work sites as work demands dictate.
  • Must be able to respond to call outs within thirty (30) minutes while on call.
  • Satisfactory completion of FMCSA Clearinghouse Query, background examination, physical examination, and drug testing.
  • Ability to pass medical standards for respirator, and ability to wear while performing work duties.
  • Must be able to work emergency overtime.
  • Must meet expectations of the work functions and knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position.
  • Must comply with organizational and departmental policies.
  • Must comply with data practices policies and standards relative to not public data. Any access to not public data should be strictly limited to accessing the data that are necessary to fulfill the employment responsibility. While data are being accessed, incumbent should take reasonable measures to ensure the not public data are not accessed by individuals without a work reason. Once the work reason to access the data is reasonably finished the not public data must be properly stored according to city policy and the Minnesota Statutes.

 

Hours of Work:

Hours and days of work for this position will vary by shift assignment. General working hours are Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This position will serve on an on-call rotation carrying a business cell phone to respond to emergencies outside of normal business hours. May be required to work nights, weekends, and on holidays.

 

Apply Online:http://www.mankatomn.gov/jobs

 

Contact Person:  Diane Biedscheid, HR Specialist, (507) 387-8664 or dianeb@mankatomn.gov


UTILITY MAINTENANCE WORKER
City of Elmhurst
Elmhurst, IL
Posted 8-8-2023

POSITION SUMMARY
This is a semi-skilled position that 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:

  • Performing manual tasks, under supervision, of which some may require skills or special knowledge acquired through training, education, or experience.
  • Assisting with task associated with leak detection, sanitary sewer monitoring, and sampling.
  • Operating equipment, such as: air compressor, jackhammer, concrete saws, valve turning machine, 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 operations of televising/flushing equipment.
  • Driving medium to heavy-duty trucks in hauling materials and equipment.
  • Performing manual work in cleaning and repairing work site.
  • Performing snow removal and salting of roadways.
  • Completing routine reports on work performed on computerized management maintenance system, via tablet.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
Utility Maintenance Worker II: A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A minimum of 1 year of experience in construction, maintenance and repair of water, sanitary and storm sewer systems is preferred. Candidate must possess a Class A-CDL license with air-brake endorsement or have the ability to obtain one within one year of hire. Experience in operations of backhoe and end loader equipment, as well as driving heavy construction and sewer flushing/televising equipment is strongly preferred. Salary range for this position is $28.04- $36.46.

Utility Maintenance Worker I: A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A minimum of 3 years of experience in construction, maintenance and repair of water, sanitary and storm sewer systems is preferred. Candidate must possess a Class A-CDL license with air-brake endorsement. Candidates must also possess a class D water and collections system license. Experience in operations of backhoe and end loader equipment, as well as driving heavy construction and sewer flushing/televising equipment is strongly preferred. Salary range for this position is $31.74- $41.22.

 

This position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter at Elmhurst.org/jobs. This position will remain open until filled.


Engineer or Associate Engineer (Wastewater Process Engineer)
The Metropolitan Council
St. Paul, MN
Posted 7-31-2023

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 8/2/2023 11:59 PM Central

 

The Metropolitan Council is the regional planning agency for the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area providing essential services to our region: transportation, wastewater treatment, growth and development of local communities, affordable housing programs, and regional park systems.  More information at www.metrocouncil.org.

 

The Metropolitan Council’s Environmental Services Division (MCES) operates and maintains the wastewater collection and treatment system in the Twin Cities metropolitan region.  More information at https://metrocouncil.org/Wastewater-Water.aspx.

 

These positions are eligible for hybrid (remote and onsite) teleworking.

 

Engineer or Associate Engineer – Wastewater Process Engineer

 

The selected Engineer or Associate Engineer for this position (depending on qualification) applies academic engineering knowledge with acquired practical experience in monitoring, optimizing, and trouble-shooting processes and technical systems operated by MCES. A goal of this position is to further advanced data analysis capabilities within our team to support and optimize the operation of our wastewater treatment facilities. Will accomplish bench, pilot, and/or full-scale testing to support those objectives and may accomplish tasks related to regulatory reporting.

Minimum Qualifications for Associate Engineer

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or in a directly related area of discipline AND 
  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam within six months of hire.  Note: FE exam replaces the former Engineering in Training (EIT) exam AND
  • Valid driver’s license.

Full Salary Range: $32.09 – $48.44 hourly / $66,747 – $100,755 annually

 

Minimum Qualifications for Engineer

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or in a directly related area of discipline AND
  • At least two (2) years of related engineering experience AND
  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam within six months of hire. Note: FE exam replaces the former Engineering in Training (EIT) exam AND
  • Valid driver’s license.

Full Salary Range: $34.70 – $52.36 hourly / $72,176 – $108,909 annually

Engineer or Associate Engineer – Wastewater Process Engineer/Special Studies Focus

The selected Engineer or Associate Engineer (depending on qualifications) assists with the development and execution of studies to obtain information from wastewater treatment processes and associated systems to address MCES’s objectives and information needs.  The studies have a wide breadth and can range from addressing immediate optimization and troubleshooting opportunities to developing long-term research programs to generate needed information on emerging topics.  Tasks can include all aspects of applied engineering research and wastewater treatment system process engineering including engineering analysis; data gathering and analysis; lab testing; pilot testing; and field testing.  A person in this position will work with senior staff in the Process Engineering, Research and Development, and Air Quality group to identify and address key study areas.  Topics will be developed through partnerships and collaborations with other stakeholders including those who operate and maintain MCES facilities and those who plan for and design future requirements and/or new goals.

Minimum Qualifications for Associate Engineer

Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or in a directly related area of discipline AND Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam within six months of hire.  Note: FE exam replaces the former Engineering in Training (EIT) exam AND Valid driver’s license.

Full Salary Range: $32.09 – $48.44 hourly / $66,747 – $100,755 annually

Minimum Qualifications for Engineer

Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or in a directly related area of discipline AND At least two (2) years of related engineering experience AND

Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam within six months of hire. Note: FE exam replaces the former Engineering in Training (EIT) exam AND Valid driver’s license.

Full Salary Range: $34.70 – $52.36 hourly / $72,176 – $108,909 annually

 

COMPLETE JOB POSTING AND APPLY: 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/metrocouncil


Environmental Compliance Technician I
FOX METRO WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
Oswego, IL
Posted 7-20-2023

JOB TITLE: Environmental Compliance Technician I                        DEPARTMENT: Environmental Compliance

DIVISION: Pre-Treatment                   SHIFT: Day Shift (Monday – Friday)               STARTING PAY: $23.56 /hr

Fox Metro Water Reclamation District is seeking an energetic, detailed oriented individual to join the team of our Environmental Compliance Department. This team performs technical and professional work to provide the first line of defense against pollutants that could possibly inhibit the efficiency of the wastewater treatment facility. Fox Metro Water District services the following areas; Aurora, North Aurora, Oswego, Montgomery, Sugar Grove, Boulder Hill, and portions of the Yorkville and Batavia area. Our goal is to protect humans and the ecosystem from harmful and toxic elements found in wastewater. Fox Metro is designed to speed up the natural process of purifying water and keeping the Earth safe and thriving.

 

NATURE OF WORK:

This is an entry-level position under the supervision of the Environmental Compliance Coordinator and is subject to review through observations of work performed. The position’s duties are related to various District environmental programs, including industrial pretreatment and fats, oil, and grease reduction program. Performs professional industrial waste permit monitoring, sampling, inspection, compliance, and enforcement of discharge permits and requirements stipulated by State, Federal, and local regulations. Conducts food service establishment inspections of grease removal systems to ensure compliance with Fox Metro’s regulations. Facilitates pollution prevention public education work in conformance with District and regulatory procedures, approved scientific methods and techniques, verifying compliance with regulatory requirements, and validating accuracy of completed work. This position’s compensation is classified as non-exempt hourly. There is a 365-day probationary period.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Collaborate with the pretreatment inspector on grease trap and food service establishment inspections.
  • Respond to and investigate grease-related issues and backups in the field.
  • Assist with septic hauler calls and permit compliance.
  • Conduct plant, river, influent, and industrial sampling.
  • Perform industrial inspections.
  • Sort medications to support Fox Metro’s medication take-back program.
  • Attend public relations events related to the field.
  • Performs interdepartmental work as required.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Training and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, biology, chemistry, or related. Should be familiar with basic principles and practical applications of chemistry, biology, and mathematics used in laboratory analysis and statistics.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must possess good knowledge of the basic principles and practical applications of chemistry and biology, be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, and exhibit good verbal and written communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The work environment for this position involves working with wastewater samples, hazardous materials, chemicals, and fumes or airborne particles. May occasionally have to lift objects weighing up to 75 pounds.

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 perform any other duties requested by his/her supervisor.

 

Applications can be sent to: Careers@foxmetro.org


Monitoring/Sampling Technician
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Milwaukee, WI
Posted 7-20-2023

$28.97- $34.05

EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE!!

 

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional governmental agency that serves 1.1 million people in the greater Milwaukee area. MMSD provides water reclamation, flood management, and green infrastructure services for our community.  Our mission is to protect public health and the environment through world-class, cost-effective water resource management, leadership, and partnership. Join our diverse team and support your community while protecting our environment.

MMSD is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Monitoring/Sampling Technician in the Water Quality Protection Division. Reporting to the General Supervisor of Field Monitoring, you will collect samples, field data, and other information to support MMSD’s programs and initiatives. Programs and initiatives supported include: Industrial Waste Pretreatment, Flow Monitoring, Groundwater Well Monitoring, Continuous Water Quality Monitoring, and Conveyance System Structure Assessments. Most of the work performed in this position directly supports compliance with the District’s Wisconsin Pollution Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) Permit. This position requires frequent combined space entry into sanitary and combined sewer systems and exposure to potentially hazardous work environments. You will primarily be working outdoors.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect all required data and samples in a safe, organized, timely, and accurate manner in accordance with applicable standards.
  • Properly install, calibrate, clean, and maintain permanent and portable sampling, flow monitoring, and water quality equipment.
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems using technical manuals, manufacturer support personnel, judgement, and experience.
  • Utilize the Geographic Information System (GIS), facility blueprints, industrial process and treatment system schematics, discharge permits, and engineering design plans as needed.
  • Respond to citizen inquiries and complaints concerning water quality and other items of environmental concern as directed by supervisor.
  • While using MMSD supplied safety equipment, comply with all safety rules and regulations. Provide safety support for other MMSD representatives as needed and report safety concerns to supervisors.
  • Represent MMSD as required with industrial facility plant managers, engineers and consultants, various municipal works agencies, HAZMAT, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) personnel, and the general public.
  • Train new and current employees in all job-related duties and responsibilities.
  • Maintain technical competency and remain current in technology and changes in the industry.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in a related major.
  • Two to three years job-related experience in environmental monitoring; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of field monitoring procedures including sample measurement, sample collection, and chain of custody.
  • Ability to use computers to gather and organize detailed and accurate data.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical specifications, drawings and maps, GIS, as-builts, plans, operating and maintenance instructions, and safety regulations.
  • Ability to operate a variety of small hand and power tools, precision measuring instruments, small generators, and samplers/flow monitoring equipment.
  • Ability to safely operate MMSD Monitoring Department vehicles.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Physical capabilities to perform job-related tasks, including ability to wear Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus (SABA) for confined space entry.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in Confined Space Entry/Rescue training.
  • First Aid and CPR certification (provided by MMSD).
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record at time of application, during the selection process, and throughout employment.

 

Supplemental Information:

Work environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently performs underground confined space entries. The employee can be exposed to outside weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, heights, fumes, or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The work environment is frequently loud and occasionally moderately or very loud.

This position requires the use of safety glasses, safety shoes, gloves, hearing protection, rain suits, traffic control devices, fall protection, and SCBA or SABA as dictated by the location of work being performed.

Using MMSD Monitoring Department vehicles, ability to travel to various locations within MMSD boundaries on a daily basis. Lift/and or move/pull up to 50 pounds frequently and lift and/or move/pull up to 70 pounds occasionally. Demonstrate proficiency in confined space entry and rescue techniques and ability to access a confined space through a 20-inch diameter opening.

 

Apply Here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mmsd/jobs/4123729/monitoring-sampling-technician

 

MMSD is committed to equal employment opportunity and to nondiscrimination in all aspects of the employment relationship.

The District is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.


Wastewater Superintendent
Dane Iowa Wastewater Commission
Mazomanie, Wisconsin
Posted 7-18-2023

Company Overview:
Dane Iowa Wastewater Commission is a sanitary sewerage Commission providing wastewater services to four municipalities and one rural school district. We operate a state-of-the-art 350,000-gallon-per-day treatment plant with a service area extending over a 10 mile area. Our treatment facility includes pump stations and force mains, oxidation ditch activated sludge treatment with biological nutrient removal and ultraviolet disinfection. We treat our biosolids via Class A lime stabilization. Our mission is to protect public health and the environment by providing effective wastewater treatment services within the Black Earth Creek watershed.

 

Job Summary:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Wastewater Superintendent to oversee the operations and maintenance of our 350,000-gallon-per day treatment plant. As the Wastewater Superintendent, you will be responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of the wastewater treatment process, ensuring
compliance with regulatory requirements, communicating with the member communities, preparing and managing budgets, and leading a team of dedicated professionals.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the 350,000-gallon-per-day treatment plant.
  • Manage an adaptive management program to help reduce phosphorus runoff within the Black Earth Creek Watershed.
  • Ensure the efficient and effective treatment of biosolids through the use of Class A lime stabilization.
  • Supervise and lead a team of operators, technicians, and maintenance staff.
  • Monitor and evaluate plant performance, making necessary adjustments to optimize treatment processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations related to wastewater treatment and environmental protection.
  • Conduct regular inspections and preventative maintenance to ensure the proper functioning of equipment and systems.
  • Prepare and submit reports to regulatory agencies as required.
  • Prepare and manage the budget for the wastewater treatment plant, including procurement of equipment and supplies.
  • Stay current with industry advancements, best practices, and regulatory changes related to wastewater treatment.
  • Performs under the direction and general supervision of the Commission, but exercises considerable independent judgement in establishing work priorities and managing day to day operations of the WWTF.
  • Includes on-call time

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Basic wastewater operators license in the State of Wisconsin with subgrades A 1, B, C, P, D, L, and SS.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in wastewater treatment plant operations, with at least 2 years in a supervisory or managerial role.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Extensive knowledge of wastewater treatment processes, including biological nutrient removal, adaptive management, and class A lime stabilization.
  • Strong understanding of relevant local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of computerized systems and software for plant operations, including Aveva lntouch (Wonderware) for SCADA, HACH WIMS, Workhorse, and Microsoft Office.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, Commissioners, regulators, and other stakeholders.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced wastewater operators license in the State of Wisconsin with subgrades listed above.
  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental engineering or other similarly applicable field.
  • 10-years of experience in wastewater treatment plant operations
  • Extensive knowledge of regional wastewater treatment and sanitary sewerage commissions.
  • Wastewater lab experience

 

Compensation:
The Wastewater Superintendent position offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, dental insurance state retirement plan, FSA, and paid time off.

 

Application Process:
To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications or licenses to Peter Huebner, Commission President, at phuebner@villageofmazomanie.com. Please include “Wastewater Superintendent Application” in the subject line of your email. Applications will be accepted until a qualified individual is found. Interviews will scheduled beginning the week of August 21.

Dane Iowa Wastewater Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Note: Only selected candidates will be contacted for further steps in the hiring process.


UTILITY OPERATOR
City of Eau Claire
Eau Claire, IL
Posted 7-18-2023

Would you like to provide a vital service to your community, work with a tight-knit group of individuals, and use your mechanical knowledge? We are currently accepting applications for a Utility Operator I position at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Community Services Department. This position is responsible for the efficient operation and maintenance of pumps, motors, and auxiliary apparatus for the wastewater treatment plant and lift stations.

 

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED, etc.)
  • Possess or obtain (within 6 months of hire) and maintain a valid Wisconsin Class A, B, C, D CDL with tanker endorsement and no air brake restrictions
  • Possess a thorough understanding of generators, pumps, electric motors, wastewater instrumentation and working knowledge of hydraulics and electricity
  • Able to report to the Wastewater Treatment Plant within 30 minutes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in a related field
  • State of Wisconsin DNR Wastewater Operator certification

Additional Reasons to Apply:

  • Receive 40 hours of vacation on your first day of employment, plus earn 80 hours of additional vacation time in the first year
  • Receive 3 paid floating holidays and 8 paid regular holidays (in a calendar year)
  • Potential to qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Other excellent fringe benefits (paid sick leave, health insurance, life insurance, etc.)!

 

Typical Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

Wage range: $25.59 to $29.83 per hour. Application deadline: July 25, 2023. Application and complete job description available at www.eauclairewi.gov/jobs.

 

Interviews expected to take place Wednesday, August 2, 2023. Candidates will be notified via email if selected to interview.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Recruitment Snapshot: https://www.eauclairewi.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/42543


Clean Water Plant Manager
City of Waukesha
Waukesha, WI
Posted 7-11-2023

This position is responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of the City’s clean water treatment plant under the direction of the Director of Public Works and the Board of Public Works.

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm, occasional weekend/evening hours
Starting salary: $90,898 – $122,714
Initial interviews: TBD for those selected to move forward in the process
Tentative start date: TBD
Explore the City’s benefits here: City of Waukesha Benefit Guide

 

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.

  • Acts as the “Operator in Charge” as required by WI DNR issued WPDES permit.
  • Prepares and submits the annual operating and maintenance budget.
  • Prepares and submits annual capital improvement plans and requests.
  • Prepares specifications for new and replacement equipment.
  • Administers safety, work rules, policies and discipline consistent with the City’s employment practices.
  • Interviews applicants for employment.
  • Reviews plant data and lab reports to direct adjustments in operation and for monthly submission to WI DNR.
  • Oversees required Industrial Pretreatment monitoring and hauled waste programs.
  • Coordinates biosolids disposal program which includes contracted operations and DNR reporting.
  • Prepares and reviews reports to and from regulatory agencies such as WI DNR, WI Department Commerce, WI Department of Administration, EPA, etc.
  • Applies, reviews and reports for various regulatory permits such as WPDES, SPCC, Air pollution Control and Hazardous Materials.
  • Attends meetings for various City boards, committees, departments and councils required for applicable City business.
  • Makes regular inspections of wastewater facilities; coordinates improvements, repairs and maintenance.
  • Oversees general operation and maintenance of entire plant and 35 remote pumping stations throughout the City.
  • Makes general work assignments, schedules and standards.
  • Assists other department with repairs of equipment as needed.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil, chemical or mechanical engineering and some additional education and certifications (see below), plus at least 7 years of experience in wastewater operations including at least 3 years of supervisory experience in a plant of 5 MGD or larger; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, ability and skills:

 

Knowledge of

  • Processes and equipment involved in wastewater treatment, including chemical, bacteriological and biological processes.
  • Municipal policies and procedures relating to personnel matters, purchasing and accounting.
  • Regulatory requirements relating to wastewater operations and reporting.
  • Current technology in the use of computer hardware and software relating to WWT operations.
  • Operational hazards and applicable safety regulations and precautions.

 

Ability to

  • Plan, direct and supervise the work of WWTP personnel.
  • Diagnose and implement corrective procedures relative to system malfunction.
  • Prepare operating and maintenance budgets and capital improvement plans.
  • Prepare and submit required regulatory reports.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, members of various boards, commissions and committees, supervisors, employees and the general public.

 

Skill in

  • Organization and leadership.
  • Public relations.
  • Oral and written communications.
  • The use of specialized equipment and technology.

 

Necessary Special Requirements

  • Wisconsin DNR Wastewater Operator Certification, Advanced Level in: Solids Separation; Biological Solids/Sludge Handling, Processing and Reuse; Biological Treatment – Suspended Growth Processes; Nutrient Removal – Total Phosphorus; Disinfection; Laboratory; Sanitary Sewage Collection.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

 

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 mostly indoors; hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office 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 occasionally required to bend, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and smell.
  • The employee may occasionally be exposed to adverse weather and other unpleasant conditions such as heat, cold, wetness and humidity; odors, noise, toxic agents, electrical currents and heavy machinery.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Agency
City of Waukesha

Address
201 Delafield Street
Waukesha, Wisconsin, 53188

Phone
262-524-3745

Website
http://www.waukesha-wi.gov


Senior project engineer
FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT
Elgin, IL
Posted 7-6-2023

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

 

This position is responsible for providing engineering decision making and project management to assist the Technical Services Director with design and construction project management as well as managing the CMOM program, being an editor in the GIS system, working with permitting, coordinating with the Pretreatment Coordinator, and assisting with special projects within the Technical Services group. Directs and plans the work of other project engineer(s) on staff.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for design and construction project management for assigned projects
  • Monitors and manages the budgets for assigned projects.
  • Coordinates permit review process with town, county and state agencies, contractors, and District personnel
  • Develops plans and specifications on projects performed without Engineering Consultants. Manages bidding and construction on these projects.
  • Performs field survey work, as needed, for information gathering and verification.
  • Performs GPS location of existing and new facilities and underground utilities

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • PE certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in Engineering design or Construction Management for wastewater or water projects required
  • Must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s license and be insurable under District’s standards

 

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. The regularly scheduled hours for this position will be 8am – 4pm, Monday – Friday. Salary range is $85,000 – $122,000 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 and letter of interest to:

 

Human Resources Manager

dbutts@frwrd.com

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


UTILITIES CHEMIST
City of Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI
Posted 7-5-2023

Do you have a chemistry or environmental science degree? Interested in a lab position? Want to make a positive impact on the environment? Join our small, dedicated team! We are currently accepting applications for a Utilities Chemist position at our Wastewater Plant. This position is responsible for overseeing and performing chemical and biological tests as required to support the Utilities Division and other governmental agencies as well as those required by State and Federal. Job duties include: performing all tests required in a municipal utility operation; researching, studying, and developing testing parameters; directing the operation of a municipal testing laboratory; implementing procedures for preventive maintenance on laboratory instruments; and much more!

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or a related field
  • Possess or obtain (within 30 days of hire) and maintain a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • State of Wisconsin DNR Certification in Municipal Water Supply and/or Wastewater Operator

Additional Reasons to Apply:

  • Receive 40 hours of vacation on your first day of employment, plus earn 80 hours of additional vacation time in the first year
  • Receive 3 paid floating holidays and 8 paid regular holidays (in a calendar year)
  • Potential to qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Other excellent fringe benefits (paid sick leave, health insurance, life insurance, etc.)!

 

Typical hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Salary range: $74,950.72 – $87,358.75 annually. Application deadline: July 18, 2023. Application and complete job description available at www.eauclairewi.gov/jobs.

 

Interviews expected to take place Wednesday, July 26, 2023. Candidates will be notified via email if selected to interview.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Recruitment Snapshot: https://www.eauclairewi.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/42425/638237391332470011


Clean Water Plant Manager
City of Waukesha
Waukesha, WI
Posted 6-29-2023

Job Description:

This position is responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of the City’s clean water treatment plant under the direction of the Director of Public Works and the Board of Public Works.

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm, occasional weekend/evening hours Starting salary: $90,898 – $122,714

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

Explore the City’s benefits here: City of Waukesha Benefit Guide

 

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.

  • Acts as the “Operator in Charge” as required by WI DNR issued WPDES permit.
  • Prepares and submits the annual operating and maintenance budget.
  • Prepares and submits annual capital improvement plans and requests.
  • Prepares specifications for new and replacement equipment.
  • Administers safety, work rules, policies and discipline consistent with the City’s employment practices.
  • Interviews applicants for employment.
  • Reviews plant data and lab reports to direct adjustments in operation and for monthly submission to WI DNR.
  • Oversees required Industrial Pretreatment monitoring and hauled waste programs.
  • Coordinates biosolids disposal program which includes contracted operations and DNR reporting.
  • Prepares and reviews reports to and from regulatory agencies such as WI DNR, WI Department of Commerce, WI Department of Administration, EPA, etc.
  • Applies, reviews and reports for various regulatory permits such as WPDES, SPCC, Air pollution Control and Hazardous Materials.
  • Attends meetings for various City boards, committees, departments and councils required for applicable City business.
  • Makes regular inspections of wastewater facilities; coordinates improvements, repairs and maintenance.
  • Oversees general operation and maintenance of entire plant and 35 remote pumping stations throughout the City.
  • Makes general work assignments, schedules and standards.
  • Assists other departments with repairs of equipment as needed.

 

Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil, chemical or mechanical engineering and some additional education and certifications (see below), plus at least 7 years of experience in wastewater operations including at least 3 years of supervisory experience in a plant of 5 MGD or larger; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, ability and skills:

 

Knowledge of

  • Processes and equipment involved in wastewater treatment, including chemical, bacteriological and biological processes.
  • Municipal policies and procedures relating to personnel matters, purchasing and accounting.
  • Regulatory requirements relating to wastewater operations and reporting.
  • Current technology in the use of computer hardware and software relating to WWT operations.
  • Operational hazards and applicable safety regulations and precautions.

 

Ability to

  • Plan, direct and supervise the work of WWTP personnel.
  • Diagnose and implement corrective procedures relative to system malfunction.
  • Prepare operating and maintenance budgets and capital improvement plans.
  • Prepare and submit required regulatory reports.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, members of various boards, commissions and committees, supervisors, employees and the general public.

 

Skill in

  • Organization and leadership.
  • Public relations.
  • Oral and written communications.
  • The use of specialized equipment and technology.

 

Necessary Special Requirements

  • Wisconsin DNR Wastewater Operator Certification, Advanced Level in: Solids Separation; Biological Solids/Sludge Handling, Processing and Reuse; Biological Treatment – Suspended Growth Processes; Nutrient Removal – Total Phosphorus; Disinfection; Laboratory; Sanitary Sewage Collection.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

 

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 mostly indoors; hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office 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 occasionally required to bend, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and smell.
  • The employee may occasionally be exposed to adverse weather and other unpleasant conditions such as heat, cold, wetness and humidity; odors, noise, toxic agents, electrical currents and heavy machinery.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

APPLY HERE: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/waukesha/jobs/4078578/clean-water-plant-manager?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Water Utility Technician (Collection & Pumping)
City of Naperville
Naperville, IL
Posted 6-29-2023

Job Description:
The City of Naperville’s Water & Wastewater Utility seeks a Water Utility Technician for the Collection & Pumping Section of the Distribution & Collection Division.

The Water Utility Technician performs duties including jet flushing, investigating sanitary sewer problems, and flow monitoring.  The Water Utility Technician also assists with lift stations concerns and customer service. This position’s regular work schedule is 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; however, this position requires both scheduled and emergency overtime and stand-by as needed.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Operates flushing, pumping, televising, and other equipment used in the inspection, maintenance, rehabilitation,and repair of the sanitary sewer system.
  • Provides a high level of wastewater customer service to residents.
  • Prepares maintenance records on all equipment used.
  • Locates and inspects sanitary sewers.
  • Monitors contractors, construction, and rehabilitation projects (including mapping and system analysis)
  • Maintains buildings, grounds, inventories, and vehicles.
  • Performs lift station maintenance work (painting, preliminary investigations of wet-well level and pump operations, bypass pumping, monitoring portable generator performance and other electrical/mechanical duties).
  • Monitors work zones for unsafe conditions.
  • Maintains and repairs flow meters.
  • Performs a large volume of mapping duties for GIS and capital improvement projects.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Required:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in equipment operation or utility construction experience
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • A valid Illinois Class B CDL permit with air brakes
  • Possess basic electrical experience
  • Possess basic Microsoft Office Suite skills

Preferred:

  • Previous municipal water and sewer experience

 

Selected candidate will be required to:

  • Obtain an IEPA Collection System operator certification within 2 years of hire.
  • Obtain NASSCO PACP/MACP/LACP certifications within 1 year of hire.

 

Additional Information:
The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 148,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.

APPLY ON-LINE AT:

http://www.naperville.il.us/careers/

Applications should be completed thoroughly, and resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application but should be attached to the application.  Include all requested education, experience, attachments, and other information when applying. Incomplete applications are subject to rejection. Notifications to applicants will be sent electronically to the email address provided in the application.

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.


Lab Tech
Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District
Urbana, IL
Posted 6-29-2023

Are you interested in working for a progressive organization that:

  • Reclaims wastewater using advanced technology to produce clean water?
  • Is responsible for protecting public health and the environment?
  • Generates and burns methane to create 40% of its own electricity?
  • Uses SCADA to monitor and control processes at 2 plants and 25 lift stations throughout the community?
  • Provides a comprehensive benefits package?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions and meet the qualifications, apply for the position listed below.

The Lab Tech conducts laboratory tests and analyses required for the testing of wastewater to assure compliance with IEPA, USEPA and Clean Water Act requirements.  A Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, biology, or other environmental sciences is strongly preferred.  An Associate Degree in chemistry, biology, or other environmental sciences plus a minimum of three years of progressive relevant experience in wastewater facilities or an analytical testing facility may be considered.

Resumes / applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on July 7, 2023 at Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District, 1100 E. University Ave., P.O. Box 669, Urbana, IL 61803-0669.  Attn:  Theresa Plotner.  You may also e-mail resumes to tplotner@u-csd.com  Additional information is available at www.u-csd.com.


Water Pollution Control Center Operator
CITY OF BROOKFIELD
BROOKFIELD, WI
Posted 6-29-2023

PURPOSE: The Water Pollution Control Center Operator 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 license Wastewater Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources with subclasses A1-Advanced, B-Advanced, C-Advanced, D-Advanced and P-Advanced or ability to obtain within twelve (12) months of appointment.
  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. Certification as a Basic licensed Wastewater Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources with subclasses A1 -Basic, B-Basic, C-Basic, D-Basic and P-Basic or ability to obtain within twelve (12) months of appointment.
  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 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 a I, II, or OIT level based and knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant.

 

2023 SALARY RANGE: WPCC Operator II:  Pay Range 123: $30.73-$35.14 per hour with excellent benefits.

WPCC Operator I:   Pay Range 121: $28.41-$32.48 per hour with excellent benefits.

WPCC Operator-In-Training: Pay Range 115: $22.45 – $25.68 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, JULY 9, 2023, for priority consideration.  This deadline may be extended to meet the needs of the City.

 

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 Technician
Lake in the Hills Sanitary District
Lake in the Hills, IL
Posted 6-29-2023

Salary: $20.00/hour to $25.00/hour based on qualifications

Job Type: Full-time

 

Purpose of Position

Maintenance Technicians keep the treatment plant equipment maintained and operating at the treatment plant and in the collection system and maintain the buildings and grounds.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Maintenance Technician conducts preventive maintenance inspections of wastewater plant equipment and lift stations to ensure proper operation of pumps, pump motors, and pump seals; cleans wastewater pump impellers of rags and other materials, maintains the wastewater lift stations by rebuilding pumps and motors, cleaning wet wells, greasing and lubricating motors and pumps; installs pumps, controllers and timing devices, and may assist in the installation of telemetering equipment; cleans, repairs and adjusts electrical control systems, mechanical equipment and hydraulic and pump control valves, cleans the wastewater collection system of debris such as grease, roots, and rags using a vactor, jetter, or mechanical rodding equipment; maintains heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems by changing the filters; paints piping, metal, and mechanical equipment parts to prevent corrosion, cleans buildings, maintains vehicles; mows grass and uses string trimmer (weed whacker), plows snow at the treatment plant and lift stations in the winter; and performs related duties as may be assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with staff, the public, and other governmental agencies
  • Must be available for after hours and weekend emergencies on a rotational basis
  • Must reside within 45 minutes of the District.
  • Tolerates working around sewage and in inclement weather

 

Benefits

  • IMRF retirement (participation is mandatory)
  • Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Paid time off

 

Additional Information

The Lake in the Hills Sanitary District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Send cover letter and resume to Tamara Mueller at tmueller@lithsd.com no later than July 9, 2023.

 


Urban Hydrology Instructor
Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI
Posted 6-19-2023

Marquette University invites applications for an adjunct instructor to teach urban hydrology in fall 2023 (August 15 to December 15). See the job listing an application instructions here:

https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/19730

Successful applicants must have experience in stormwater management/water resources and a BS in civil engineering, water resources engineering or a related field . Successful applicants must also have a Ph.D. or a Master’s degree, or at least 5 years of experience in stormwater/water resources engineering.

Please email Dr. Daniel Zitomer, chair of the dept. of civil and environmental engineering, if you have questions about the position. (daniel.zitomer@mu.edu)

 


MAINTENANCE SERVICE TECHNICIANS
VILLAGE OF WAUCONDA
Wauconda, IL
Posted 6-7-2023

2 Positions available, click positions below for the full job descriptions and applications.

The Village of Wauconda (population of 14,125) located in Lake County, Illinois is currently accepting applications for a Maintenance Service Technician in the Public Works Department. This employee would report to the Wastewater Treatment Facility.

 

The Village of Wauconda (population of 14,125) located in Lake County, Illinois is currently accepting applications for a Maintenance Service Technician in the Public Works Department. This employee would report to the Streets/Forestry/Collections section.


WATER RECLAMATION FACILITY OPERATOR
Walworth County Metropolitan Sewerage District
Delavan, WI
Posted 5-31-2023

Walworth County Metropolitan Sewerage District (WalCoMet) is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Operator. The successful candidate for this position will work alongside other operators and support personnel for the efficient operation and maintenance of the water reclamation facility and sanitary sewer collection system equipment and facilities. This involves the performance of skilled work done independently and in team settings, including but not limited to analytical sampling and testing, troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance on hydraulic systems, electric motors, pumps, valves, SCADA systems, chemical feed systems, and heavy equipment. Trade, vocational or technical school degree/courses in related fields and/or experience along with knowledge and training in wastewater treatment technologies and collection system is desirable. This position requires on-call rotation scheduling including select nights, weekends, and holidays. Residence must be located to accommodate a maximum response time of thirty (30) minutes to the reclamation facility in Delavan, WI. The individual filling this position is required to have or be able to obtain Wisconsin DNR Wastewater Operator Certifications and a Wisconsin CDL with A, B, C, D, and N endorsements. Starting compensation begins at $23.40 for entry level and $27.22 for highly experienced operators and may be adjusted upwards DOQ. Position is open until filled with the first review of applications on June 1, 2023. For complete job description, list of benefits, and application form, please see the District website at www.walcomet.org or call (262) 728-4140. Please submit completed application and any supplemental information to Jobs@walcomet.com.


WWTP FOREMAN
VILLAGE OF GLENDALE HEIGHTS
GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL
Posted 5-17-2023

The Public Works Department has a position available for a Foreman at the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).

This position works under the direct supervision of the Division Manager, Deputy Director and Director of Public Works and performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled technical and supervisory work in the performance, operation, maintenance and repair of the wastewater treatment facilities and systems. Maintains a variety of Village, USEPA and IEPA records relating to reporting requirements, pretreatment program, inspections, maintenance activity, repairs, work completed, etc. On occasion if necessary operates light and medium-sized construction and power equipment, such as snowplow and de-icing truck, vactor jetter/vactor truck, front end loader, and backhoe/loader. Have the ability to operate and maintain specialized equipment and instrumentation as it pertains to the WWTP. Ability to communicate
effectively verbally and in writing, establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisory staff, employees, other departments and the public.

This position is part of the Villages snow and ice operations.

Previous experience in a Municipality Wastewater Facility is preferred. Electrical Certification and NIMS Certification desirable. This position requires to be on-call for emergencies out of regular work hours on a periodic basis throughout the year.

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and six (6) years of experience relating to construction, maintenance, or repair or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants with wastewater plant and collection system operational experience and an Illinois Class 1 Wastewater Operators license or the ability to obtain one within six months is required.

Valid State Driver’s license, with CDL Class-B (or the ability to obtain CDL Class-B within 6 months of hire date) certifications strongly desired at time of application.

Hourly salary range is $39.96 – $50.84, commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a non-union, exempt position. The Village of Glendale Heights offers an excellent benefit package including health and dental insurance. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and application online at: www.glendaleheights.org/administration/hr.asp

All job offers are conditional upon the satisfactory outcome of pre-employment drug testing and background check. Employees are required to have permanent residency within a 15-mile radius of the Village.

Posted 5-15-2023; applications being accepted until the position is filled. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Village of Glendale Heights’ is committed to a nepotism and cronyism policy of employment, advancement and/or contracting practices based upon qualifications and merit, and to ensure that no conflict of interest, favoritism, preferential treatment, or discrimination enters into the employment and contracting process without discrimination in favor of or in opposition to the employment of immediate family members and a personal, political, financial, or commercial relationships.

If you are an immediate family member (an employee’s spouse; an employee’s natural, step, adopted or foster parent; an employee’s mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law or son- in-law; an employee’s grandparent; an employee’s child or grandchild; an employee’s sister or brother; employee’s aunt, uncle, niece, nephew; spouse’s grandparent, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law; or any other dependent residing in the same household of the employee) or a personal, political, financial, or commercial relationship to a current or past Village employee, please indicate so in the “Applicant Information” section of your employment application.

 


Wastewater Plant Operator
Racine Wastewater Utility
Racine, WI
Posted 5-17-2023

Hiring Salary: $54,995.20 – $64,708.80                        Up to $77,646.40 Annually

Location: Racine, WI

Job Type: Full-Time

Department: Water and Wastewater Utilities

Job Number: 202300676

Closing: 5/18/2023 11:59 PM Central

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to monitor plant data to operate and make adjustments to treatment equipment used in the purification of wastewater as a recycled resource returned to Lake Michigan

 

Core Functions

  • Operates bar screens, conveyors, blowers, clarifiers, chemical feed systems, ultraviolet disinfection systems, belt filter presses, gravity belt thickeners, and other equipment used to treat wastewater by settling, aeration, disinfection, and solids digestion.
  • Starts and stops pumps, valves and gates (manual or remote control), engines, and generators to control flow through filtering, settling, aeration, and solids digestion processes.
  • Monitors variations in operating conditions and interprets meter, analyzer, and gauge readings to determine volume and mass loading requirements to various plant processes; including timing for the initiation of plant blending processes and adding treatment equipment to remediate elevated wet weather flows, and vice versa.
  • Maintains log of operations and records meter and gauge readings of various plant processes; detects equipment malfunctions.

 

Qualifications

  • Associate Degree related to wastewater treatment, or completion of Wisconsin Wastewater Operators Apprenticeship; or 2 years of municipal wastewater plant or collection system work experience; or 2 years of verifiable mechanical experience working with pumps, compressors, blowers, or engines, Or any combination of above requirements
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Basic General Wastewater Operator certification is required within 1 year of hire; certification in 3 subgrades applicable to the Racine WWTP (A1, B, C, D1, and E) is required within 3 years of hire.
  • City of Racine Facilities Engineer license is required within 1 year of hire.

 

For full job description and to apply online:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/racinewi/jobs/4024987/wastewater-plant-operator?page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 


Class B Treatment Plant Operator
Western Lake Superior Sanitary District
Duluth, MN
Posted 5-17-2023

Pay: $30.15 – $34.37 hourly

Schedule: Varied 24/7 coverage

FTE: Full Time (42 hours per week)

Location: 2626 Courtland Street, Duluth, MN- Plant Location

Link to posting: https://wlssd.applicantpro.com/jobs/2875004.html

Who is Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD)?

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD) provides wastewater and solid waste services and oversight for a 530 square mile region around Duluth, Minnesota that includes the cities of Duluth, Cloquet, Hermantown, Proctor, Rice Lake, Carlton, Scanlon, Thomson and Wrenshall, and eight surrounding townships. WLSSD is a special purpose unit of government created by the Minnesota Legislature in 1971 to address serious environmental pollution problems in the lower St. Louis River Basin. Feel free to explore our website (click here) and get to know us more.

What is WLSSD hiring for?

WLSSD is seeking a skilled full-time Treatment Plant Operator (Class B) to join our Clean Water team!

What are some things you will be doing in this job?

  • Efficiently and safely operate equipment and facilities of the wastewater treatment plant
  • Plan and coordinate operational maintenance tasks or projects
  • Lead training of other operators and staff
  • Support design of capital project improvements to the wastewater plant
  • Monitor Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and other process control data
  • Ensure compliance with NPDES and other permit requirements
  • Maintain plant security and plant integrity for the entire complex after normal business hours

What education and experience must you have?

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • A combination of education and/or experience that meets the qualification requirements of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Class “B” Wastewater Operator Certificate
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may also be considered

Licenses and Certifications

  • Posses a Class “B” Wastewater Operator Certificate or higher
  • Possess a Class “D” driver’s license or equivalent

***Must hold current Operator Certificate or be in the process of obtaining*** more information can be found: https://www.pca.state.mn.us/business-with-us/wastewater-training-and-certification

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (jargon for: What should a Treatment Plant Operator know?)

  • Knowledge of the NPDES wastewater discharge permit and air emissions permit requirements and ability to recognize and respond to operating conditions which may lead to operating outside normal range or non-compliance
  • Knowledge of specific theories and practices of wastewater treatment and advanced secondary treatment
  • Knowledge of the type and significance of laboratory tests performed in wastewater treatment operations including proper sampling techniques and wastewater testing protocols
  • Knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance activities
  • Knowledge of computer operations and computerized process control systems (including SCADA system)

Wastewater Foreman
City of Owatonna
Owatonna, MN
Posted 5-17-2023

Apply at: Wastewater Foreman | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

Salary: $32.10 – $41.75 Hourly

Opening Date: 04/28/2023

Closing Date: 5/26/2023 3:00 PM Central

 

Description

The City of Owatonna Wastewater Treatment Facility provides wastewater treatment that results in high quality return flows to the river.  The average daily flow through the wastewater system is approximately 3.5 to 4.0 MGD.  The facility is currently under construction to upgrade and expand its current capacity to more than nine MGD to continue meeting the needs of the growing community.  The project is expected to be completed in late 2024.

The City of Owatonna is focused on maintaining and enhancing a positive workplace culture.  The Foreman position will be a key leader in modeling and promoting the city’s core values of Pride in our Work, Better Together, and Community Stewardship.

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Wastewater Manager

DIRECTION OF OTHERS: Wastewater Operators

CLASS SUMMARY:
The second level in the Wastewater Series is responsible for supervising and assigning the work of employees, contractors relating to wastewater operations, collections, lift stations and repair of sanitary and storm sewers.  Responsibilities may include: monitoring the performance of all equipment; operating, maintaining and repairing heavy equipment; calibrating equipment; and training wastewater operators.

Duties / Responsibilities

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

  1. Monitors, maintains, performs safety checks, of treatment plant and pump lift stations; records statistical data on the performance of equipment.
  2. Operates, maintains, and repairs electrical equipment, plumbing systems, heating, air conditioning, and ventilation systems.
  3. Calibrates, modifies, repairs, and maintains inventory of repair parts for wastewater instrumentation.
  4. Directs the operation of sewer cleaning equipment.
  5. Responds to citizens’ and/or business questions related to sewer issues.
  6. Assigns work and provides work direction as a lead worker for other wastewater employees.

WATER POLLUTION CONTROL CENTER LEAD OPERATOR
CITY OF BROOKFIELD
BROOKFIELD, WI
Posted 5-17-2023

PURPOSE:The Water Pollution Control Center Lead Operator oversees the operation, and maintenance of wastewater treatment plant process control, wastewater collection, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.  This position performs skilled and manual labor and provides lead worker support.  Reports for duty in emergency situations and works a rotational on-call weekend and holiday schedule.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs routine maintenance of plant and collection controls, motors, pumps, treatment equipment, and collection system.
  • Directs and performs preventative maintenance, assigns and completes work orders on plant and collection system equipment.
  • Monitors WPCC processes and recommends changes to improve plant performance.
  • Oversees the collection system cleaning program and assures problem areas are addressed with accelerated cleaning schedules.
  • Performs minor mechanical repairs, and assists maintenance employees.
  • Inspects, cleans, paints, and maintains equipment, buildings, tanks, and high-pressure hoses.
  • Provides hands-on instruction and direction to Operators in proper operations and maintenance procedures for both the plant and the collection system.
  • Collects representative wastewater and sludge samples and delivers to lab for analysis.
  • Collects operational data for transcription to reports and computer entry.
  • Assists in sampling equipment set-up and collecting of data for the Industrial Pretreatment Program.
  • Promotes and maintains positive public relations with other City department staff and the community in general.
  • Responds or refers complaints to collection system emergency calls.
  • Provides training and instruction to operators, relating to proper operations and maintenance procedures.
  • Maintains records regarding daily plant performance.
  • Writes reports on daily plant performance and assists with data interpretation for daily plant control and long range planning.
  • Promotes teamwork within the Operations section. Provides field training and mentoring to Operators.

 

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

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma, prefer an Associate’s or B.S. Degree.
  2. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) endorsement (Classes B,C,D, N) or ability to obtain within twelve (12) months of appointment.
  3. Advanced licensed Wastewater Operator by the Department of Natural Resources with subclasses A1-Advanced, B-Advanced, C-Advanced, D-Advanced, L-OIT and P-Advanced or ability to obtain within twelve (12) months of appointment.
  4. Knowledge and ability to operate motorized equipment and tools.
  5. Available for call in during wet weather or emergencies.
  6. Advanced knowledge of wastewater treatment equipment, operations, procedures and regulations.
  7. Ability to troubleshoot and calibrate process control sensors.
  8. Considerable knowledge of working hazards and safety precautions.
  9. Ability to perform manual labor (bend, stoop, handle equipment, lift minimum of 60 pounds, push or pull objects weighing up to or excess of 100 pounds); withstand a variety of temperatures, weather and work conditions.
  10. Strong mechanical aptitude preferred.

Equivalent combinations of training and experience may be considered.

 

2023 SALARY RANGE: Pay Range 124: $31.97 – $36.55 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 THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2023 for priority consideration.  This deadline may be extended to meet the needs of the City.

 

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

 

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

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


WATER POLLUTION CONTROL CENTER OPERATOR
CITY OF BROOKFIELD
BROOKFIELD, WI
Posted 5-17-2023

PURPOSE: The Water Pollution Control Center Operator 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 license Wastewater Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources with subclasses A1-Advanced, B-Advanced, C-Advanced, D-Advanced and P-Advanced or ability to obtain within twelve (12) months of appointment.
  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. Certification as a Basic licensed Wastewater Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources with subclasses A1 -Basic, B-Basic, C-Basic, D-Basic and P-Basic or ability to obtain within twelve (12) months of appointment.
  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 a I, II, or OIT level based and knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

 

2023 SALARY RANGE: WPCC Operator II:  Pay Range 123: $30.73-$35.14 per hour with excellent benefits.

WPCC Operator I:   Pay Range 121: $28.41-$32.48 per hour with excellent benefits.

WPCC Operator-In-Training: Pay Range 115: $22.45 – $25.68 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 THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2023 for priority consideration.  This deadline may be extended to meet the needs of the City.

 

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.


Wastewater Treatment Operator
Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District
Urbana, IL
Posted 4-26-2023

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 lab 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,
  • 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.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2023 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 resume to tplotner@u-csd.com.  EOE


SUPERINTENDENT OF
DISTRIBUTION/COLLECTION
City of Elmhurst
Elmhurst, IL
Posted 4-17-2023

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a managerial position responsible for the leadership and supervision of operation and maintenance of over 180 miles of water distribution, over 120 miles sanitary/storm collection and over 15,000 potable water metering systems and facilities. The position is also acts as the Project Manager for all capital projects within the department. Essential functions of this role may include but are not limited to:

  • Planning, organizing, assigning, supervising, reviewing and evaluating the work of staff.
  • Recommending selection of staff; training staff and providing for their professional development
  • Developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the unit; developing the unit’s budget.
  • Attending meetings with contractors, vendors, regulatory inspectors and environmental groups to manage operations in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Planning, implementing and managing maintenance projects.
  • Managing construction and maintenance activities, overseeing and evaluating work in progress and ensuring that all activities meet specifications, codes and regulations.
  • Contributing to the overall quality of the department’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
  • Developing and conducting safety training programs for maintenance and repair staff; ensuring compliance with safety requirements of assigned operations.
  • Resolving questions and complaints from the public; providing information regarding projects, construction or repair schedules and departmental activities.
  • Reviewing and maintaining data of system and facility operations data; advising staff on changes as required.
  • Managing ISO compliance equal to or greater than current review for water system section of ISO rating.
  • Managing and meeting compliance requirements of annual CMOM program.
  • Acting as ROINC for City Water system for distribution system.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Two (2) years of technical coursework civil engineering or a closely related field; and five (5) years of experience in water, wastewater and storm water operations and maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources. Experience in fixed network meter reading, Lucity CMMS software, and managing FOG and pre-treatment programs are a plus.

Salary range: $88, 805 – $133, 208

To view the job description, click here. This position will remain open until filled. To apply, please visit www.elmhurst.org/jobs.


Sewer System Engineering Technician
Downers Grove Sanitary District
Downers Grove, IL
Posted4-17-2023

Below is an Application for Employment and Job Description for the position of full-time Sewer System Engineering Technician and a Summary of Benefits for the District. The pay range for this position is $25.66 – $38.50 per hour. Actual salary will be based on applicant’s applicable education and work experience.

The Sewer System Engineering Technician is responsible for maintenance of programs relating to the District’s comprehensive infiltration and inflow removal and sewer system rehabilitation policy and providing technical assistance to the operation and maintenance of the sanitary sewer system, and reports directly to the Sewer System Maintenance Supervisor.

Please note that Sewer System Engineering Technician must reside within a 30-minute travel time from the District’s Wastewater Treatment Center at 5003 Walnut Ave., 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.   We will actively review the applications and will reach out to set up an interview if you meet the qualifications as listed in the job description.  Thank you for your interest in working for the Downers Grove Sanitary District.

Job Description

Apply Here

Summary of Benefits for Full-Time Staff


Director of Operations
Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District
Urbana, IL
Posted 4-13-2023

The Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District is seeking qualified candidates to fill the Director of Operations position.  In preparation for a retirement, the District wishes to hire a person who can learn the job while the incumbent is here.  This position will manage, direct, and oversee all operations, procedures, and functions in the Wastewater Treatment and Laboratory departments.  This position coordinates and oversees specified contractual relationships and assists with a variety of special projects.  This position oversees the industrial pretreatment program and develops and oversees procedures for optimizing wastewater treatment operations.

A minimum of ten years of practical experience in a wastewater treatment facility of equivalent size and complexity is strongly preferred.  This experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.  Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or other science related fields is preferred.  Previous supervisory experience is strongly preferred.  This position reports to the Executive Director.  This position must have a Class I Illinois Wastewater Operator’s license or able to attain one within one year of placement in the position.

The District offers a competitive benefits package.  Medical, dental, and life insurance are effective on the first day of employment.  The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.

Resumes will be accepted through 4:00 p.m. CDT on Friday, April 28, 2023 at the Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District, 1100 E. University Ave., P.O. Box 669, Urbana, IL 61803-0669 or to tplotner@u-csd.com.   Applications and more information about the position may be found at www.u-csd.com.   EOE


Process Control Technician/Operator
Heart of the Valley Metropolitan Sewerage District
Kaukauna, WI
Posted 4-8-2023

The Heart of the Valley Metropolitan Sewerage District is seeking a fulltime Process Control Technician/Operator. The Process Control Technician (PCT) position is responsible for diverse duties of a semi-skilled and technical nature to monitor, adjust, and maintain the liquid and solids processes to produce NPDES permit compliant effluent. The PCT performs physical rounds of the facility and observes and evaluates the plant processes and equipment functions to make timely adjustments to optimize facility operations. In addition to operations, the PCT completes preventative maintenance work orders and widely varied duties including: sample collection, cleaning, painting, and groundskeeping duties at the treatment facility as well as the member community meter and sampling stations.

Must possess and maintain an Advanced Wisconsin Wastewater Operator Certification, or ability to acquire through the WDNR within 5 years. Must also possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.

The Heart of the Valley MSD offers an excellent benefit package.

Hours are Monday- Friday 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM; and every 3rd weekend.

Starting pay is $27.29 if certified and $25.46 if uncertified.

A complete job description can be found online at www.hvmsd.org

Send resume and cover letter to:
Kevin Skogman
Director of Operations & Maintenance
801 Thilmany Road
Kaukauna, WI 54130
(920) 766-5731
OR by email: kevin.skogman@hvmsd.org


Project Engineer
MADISON METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICT
MADISON, WI
Posted 4-8-2023

SALARY: $34.48 – $55.93 Hourly
$2,758.76 – $4,474.15 Biweekly
$71,727.76 – $116,327.80 Annually
DEPARTMENT: Engineering
OPENING DATE: 03/01/23
CLOSING DATE: 04/30/23 11:59 PM
 

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Do you have a passion for the field of engineering? Are you interested in developing and implementing innovative solutions to protect public health and the environment? The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District is seeking multiple Project Engineers to advance holistic and sustainable solutions to protect and advance the health, safety, and welfare of the public and the environment through the practice of engineering and delivery of sustainable infrastructure.

Who We Are:
Since 1930, the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District (District) has maintained an enduring mission of protecting public health and the environment, and serves the Dane County region through wastewater collection, treatment and resource recovery programs. Through these programs, the District recycles and returns to the environment clean water, generates renewable energy and recovers nutrients for agricultural uses. As a result of its initiatives in source reduction and resource recovery, the District is a nationally recognized leader in returning clean wastewater to the environment.

Made up of a passionate team of 120-employees, the District serves a population of over 340,000 in the greater Madison area. The District has a 180-square-mile-service area that encompasses 26 owner communities and operates a large network of interceptor sewers, pumping stations and a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant.

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

 

Position Purpose:

The District has multiple Project Engineer position openings, to supplement an existing and highly effective, knowledgeable team in developing and implementing the District’s Capital Improvement Plan. Project Engineers provide sustainable solutions for a variety of infrastructure projects, from planning, to design to construction. Projects are wide-ranging, and require a problem solver who enjoys working together to find solutions.

Reporting to the District’s Director of Engineering, this position will conduct planning, design, bidding, construction inspection, asset commissioning, and overall project management activities associated with capital improvement projects, including projects at the treatment plant and within the collection system.

For a list of the qualities we are looking for in a successful Project Engineer, please see the job description here
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The Project Engineer 1 is an entry-level professional engineering position with the expectation that the incumbent will grow in experience and advance to the Project Engineer 2 level through greater experience and obtain a Professional Engineering (PE) License. Project Engineers can be hired as either a Project Engineer 1 or 2, depending on knowledge, skills, experience and professional licensing/certification. The salary ranges are as follow:

Project Engineer 1: $71,727.76 – $97,043.44
Project Engineer 2: $85,977.84 – $116,322.96

Please note that only the most qualified Engineers with direct, applicable wastewater experience should expect to start at the top end of the salary range.

Applications will be reviewed on the 15th and last day of the month until the positions are filled.

To be considered, please include a cover letter (2 page maximum) and resume with your application. Failure to provide the cover letter and resume will result in removal from the hiring process. In your cover letter, please highlight your experience related to leading and managing engineering projects.

 

DUTIES:
Lead and manage capital improvement projects from inception to completion.

For a specific list of duties involved, please see the job description here.

Click Here to Apply

 

Mission Statement

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

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