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Utility Plant Operator UTILITY PLANT OPERATOR 

The Town of Culpeper’s Environmental Services Department is seeking qualified applicants for a Utility Plant Operator.  An experienced operator with a water treatment license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia is preferred; however, persons without experience or license will be considered. 

The successful candidate will perform technical work operating, monitoring, and adjusting the process of a water and/or wastewater treatment plant; operate well stations and tanks; inspect well sites; collect samples for testing; mix and change chemicals; assist in various plant maintenance operations; and perform other duties as assigned. This position is part of a career ladder with specific duties varying at each level. This position is required to work 12 hour shifts. 

Salary is based on career ladder placement, qualifications, and experience: 

Utility Operator Trainee (no license) - $16.28/hour 

Utility Operator Trainee (Class IV license) - $20.00/hour 

Utility Plant Operator I (Class III license) - $22.00/hour 

Utility Plant Operator II (Class II license) - $25.80/hour 

Senior Utility Plant Operator (Class I license) - $28.40/hour 

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and ability to operate a personal computer. 

Preferred Qualifications: Experience operating a water and/or wastewater treatment plant facility. Knowledge of treatment plant principles and operating practices; knowledge of operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a treatment plant; knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work; ability to detect flaws in the operation of equipment and determine proper remedial measures; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.  

Application and complete job description are available on our website at www.culpeperva.gov.  

Open until filled.

Utility Plant Operator / Senior Utility Plant Operator 

Toms Brook - Maurertown Sanitary District 

Shenandoah County is recruiting for a Utility Plant Operator / Senior Utility Plant Operator (depending on applicant qualifications). The opening is at the Toms Brook-Maurertown Sanitary District, which operates water and wastewater plants in Toms Brook. 

The Utility Plant Operator position (pay range $32,083 – $47,627) performs a combination of plant operation and maintenance, while the senior level position (pay range $35,371 – $52,509) focuses on plant operation at a higher level and must be licensed. 

Shenandoah County offers a competitive benefits package including Virginia Retirement System, paid health and dental insurance, vacation, sick, and holiday leave. 

Submit a resume and a completed Shenandoah County employment application to Patrick Felling, Director of Public Services, 600 N. Main Street, Suite 102, Woodstock, VA 22664. Electronic submissions may be emailed to jobs@shenandoahcountyva.us. For complete Job Descriptions and County Application, please visit https://bit.ly/2X7HsCm.

This position is open until filled. Applications received by COB August 12, 2020 will receive first review. Shenandoah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

GLOUCESTER COUNTY invites applications for the position of: Assistant Director of Utilities 

This position has been reclassified and this is a new vacancy announcement. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply! 

The NEW hiring salary for this position is $96,052 +/- DOQ. 

Performs complex professional, technical, administrative, and supervisory work related to the operation, expansion, and planning of the County's water transmission, storage, and distribution systems as well as the County's wastewater collection, pumping and transmission systems. Responsible for programming the maintenance and improvement of the County's water supply reservoir and water treatment plants (surface water and reverse osmosis). Working within broad policy and organizational guidelines, independently plans and implements projects and reports progress of major activities through periodic meetings with supervisor. 

Employee must exercise initiative, independent judgment, tact, and courtesy in the performance of job duties. Reports to the Director of Utilities. 

Gloucester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Click the following link to view the examples of duties and full job description: Assistant Director of Utilities Hiring salary $96,052 +/- DOQ. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, or related field. Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible work experience dealing with municipal water systems, maintenance, and construction. Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience. Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid driver's license; possess and maintain a driving record that meets established Gloucester County Driving Standards. Possession of Virginia Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain a Virginia Professional Engineer (PE) license within six (6) months from date of hire.

This position has been reclassified and the NEW hiring salary is $96,052+/- DOQ. 

Priority consideration will be given to applicants that apply by March 8th. Position is open until filled.

BVU Authority 

Notice of Job Vacancy Internal and External Job Posting 

Water and Wastewater Crewman 

BVU Authority (BVU) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water and Wastewater Crewman. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

• Install water and sewer services and mains for customers. 

• Repair water and sewer services and mains. 

• Repair and maintain water and sewer pump stations. 

• Maintain pressure reducing stations. 

• Install and repair fire hydrants and valves. 

• Remove and replace asphalt or concrete pavement in streets and sidewalks over sewer and water ditches, as well as re-landscaping yards after construction or repair of lines. 

• Change out small water meters. 

• Make elevation changes to water meter boxes, valve boxes, water and sewer lines, and sewer manholes and/or covers. 

• May be required to operate various types of equipment: backhoe, dump truck, front end loader, jet truck rodder and trencher. 

• Maintain tools and equipment. 

• Keep daily work reports and time cards on crews. 

• Promote good employee and department relations by working and communicating well with other departments. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

• Must be able to operate all equipment required. 

• Must have skills in locating water and sewer lines for their construction or repair. 

• Must have ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. 

• Must have ability to promote and maintain good customer and employee relations. 

Required Education, Training and Experience 

• High school diploma or equivalent required. 

• Must poses a CDL license and must maintain CDL license while employed in this current capacity. 

• A minimum of five years’ experience in the construction and maintenance of water distribution and wastewater collection systems. 

• Ongoing training will be required as necessitated by developments in water and wastewater distribution systems, safety trainings, equipment, etc. 

Work Environment and Physical Demands

 • Duties are performed outdoors in varying weather conditions. 

• Incumbent is subject to being called out to perform repairs or to restore water services anytime during the night, and may work in extreme cold weather. 

• Must be able to bend, stoop, lift, climb and perform all other physical movements necessary to the essential functions of the job. 

• Must be able to move quickly over difficult terrain. 

• Work schedule may vary: Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or Tuesday - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

• Travel is limited. 

Application Process 

• For internal job posting, employees interested in applying for this position should complete an application for posted job (application available in Administration offices), notify their supervisor, and then email a resume to jobs@bvua.com. A resume or similar document with your skills and work history is preferred. 

• For external job posting, applicants may pick up and complete an employment application at our offices at 15022 Lee Highway, Bristol, VA 24202, or mail, fax or email a resume to BVU Authority, Attention Human Resources, P. O. Box 8100, Bristol, Virginia 24203-8100, Fax No. (276) 642-2020, email jobs@bvua.com

• Applicants may also obtain a job application from our website: https://www.bvua.com/prospective-employees/pages/available-positions 

• Deadline to apply for this position is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 7, 2020. 

Applicants must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment physical, drug and alcohol test, and background check. 

BVU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

TITLE: Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator in Training 

DEPARTMENT: Public Works, City of Franklin 

JOB SUMMARY: This position participates in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. 

FLSA Status: This position is non-exempt. 

MAJOR DUTIES

• Monitor the SCADA system for plant equipment operation. 

• Makes regular inspection of plant and equipment to monitor operation. 

• Collects samples for testing; performs tests relating to plant operations. 

• Pumps sludge from thickener to digester. 

• Makes changes in plant processes as directed by Chief and Lead operators necessary to improve plant efficiency. 

• Document meter readings, gauges, dials; and plant operations on bench sheets and daily operations log book. 

• Monitor plant equipment for proper operation and inform the Lead Operator of any equipment repair needs. 

• Transfer, mix and measure chemical feed systems. 

• Performs minor plant maintenance and housekeeping duties. 

• Performs field and laboratory testing. 

• Maintains operational reports, time clock readings, calculate plant flow and prepares reports. 

• Performs other related duties as assigned. 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY POSITION

• Knowledge of principles, practices, and equipment of wastewater plant operations. 

• Knowledge of hydraulics, chemical, and mechanical principles pertinent to treatment plant operations. 

• Knowledge of the chemical and physical processes involved in the treatment of wastewater. 

• Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in wastewater plant operations. 

• Knowledge of personal computers for word processing and electronic communications.

• Skill in the preparation of detailed reports. 

• Skill in oral and written communication. 

• Skill in comprehending, understanding, and interpreting complex and technical information. 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Lead Operator assigns work in terms of general instruction. The Lead Operator spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results. 

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include the Federal Clean Water Act and EPA, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Department of Health, US Department of Agriculture, OSHA regulations and the plant Operations and Maintenance manual. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application. 

COMPLEXITY: The work requires an ability to interpret complex operational and maintenance requirements in a State Regulatory environment. Inclement weather conditions can contribute to the complexity of assigned duties. 

SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to train as a WWTP operator and achieve licensure as a WWTP Operator while participating in the operation of the treatment plant. Successful performance in this position ensures that the plant operates in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. 

PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with other city personnel, regulatory agents, contractors, vendors, and members of the general public. 

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, bending, crouching, stooping and walking. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, works around open tanks and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in an office, warehouse, or outdoors setting. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious diseases, irritating chemicals, and occasional cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such a masks, goggles, or gloves. 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: None.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education or equivalent. 

• Ability to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position and understand instructions. 

• Possession of or ability to readily obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for the type vehicle or equipment operated. 

• Ability to obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate within 1 ½ years of employment.

For more information go to https://www.franklinva.com/government/departments/employment/

TITLE: Utility Maintenance Technician PW/26 

DEPARTMENT: Public Works, City of Franklin 

JOB SUMMARY: This position performs technical and non-technical duties in the operation and maintenance of the City's utility systems.  

MAJOR JOB DUTIES: 

o Performs daily inspections of vehicles and equipment. 

o Responds to after hour emergencies and performs on call duties. 

o Performs grounds maintenance as directed. 

o Provides as built drawings as directed. 

o Performs other duties as assigned. 

o Performs other related tasks as required. 

o Locates underground utilities. 

o Assists in other utility operations as directed. 

o Prepares reports and documents as directed. 

 SEWER DUTIES: 

o Performs maintenance of sewer pumping equipment, evaluates equipment for repair or replacement needs; cleans and removes grease. 

o Responds to pumping station alarms. 

o Performs sewer bypass operations of gravity sewer and force mains. 

o Performs smoke and dye tests of sewers, sewer service cleaning and TV inspections. 

o Performs confined space entries of sanitary sewer manholes and pumping stations. 

o Performs grease trap inspections. 

WATER DUTIES: 

o Operates a waterline flushing program as directed. 

o Operates a fire hydrant maintenance program as directed. 

o Operates a water valve exercising program and water main shut downs as directed. 

o Performs well maintenance, inspection and testing of chemical dosages. 

o Performs necessary repairs (maintenance) on well equipment. 

o Monitors SCADA System for City Wells. 

o Inspects and test backflow prevention devices. 

o Perform water meter reading as directed. 

o Perform utility billing water meter rereads and work orders as directed. 

o Repair faulty water meters as directed. 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION: 

o Knowledge of utility operations. 

o Knowledge of mechanical and electrical maintenance methods. 

o Skill in the operation of job related equipment. 

o Skill in oral and written communication. 

o Skill in reading blueprints and plans. 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Lead Utility Operator assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of final results. 

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include city ordinances, city vehicle operations laws, safety rules, city construction standards, and city and department policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application. 

COMPLEXITY: The work consists of related duties in the operation and maintenance of the City's utility system. Inclement weather contributes to the complexity of the position. 

SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to participate in the operation and maintenance of the utility system. Successful performance in this position contributes to the efficiency of the system operations. 

PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with other City personnel, contractors, vendors, and members of the public. 

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed outdoors. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, and occasional cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective equipment such as masks, goggles or gloves. 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: None 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

o Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. 

o Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprentice/internship of having had a similar position for one to two years 

o Possession of or ability to readily obtain and maintain a valid driver's license issued for the type Vehicle or equipment operated. Minimum Class B CDL with tank and air brake endorsements. 

For more info go to www.franklinva.com.

BVU Authority (BVU) has an opening for a Water Treatment Plant Operator (Class 1 or Class 2). 

The primary duty of this position is to produce safe drinking water at BVU’s Water Treatment Plant. This is accomplished by ensuring the treated water meets all Virginia Department of Health’s required water quality standards when leaving the plant and throughout the distribution system; operating and calibrating chemical feed pumps; receiving and unloading chemicals; monitoring the processes through the SCADA system and through visual checks; and reacting appropriately to emergency situations. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

• Monitors water treatment processes by monitoring SCADA program and conducting laboratory tests including turbidity, pH, chlorine and bacteriological. 

• Visually and physically verifies that all production equipment is operating within normal parameters. 

• Responsible for analyzing data in order to determine efficient and effective treatment methodology. 

• Responsible for recording data and the production of associated operational reports. 

• Maintain, repair, or replace pumps, valves, lines, electrical parts, minor construction, meters, etc. 

• Maintain and log test results, inventory control, safety data, Virginia Health Department reports, etc. 

• Adjusts chemical feed rates and makes water treatment process changes. 

• Comply with all State and Federal regulations regarding operation of the water treatment plant. 

• Conduct water flushing operations within the water distribution system. 

• Collect water samples, within the water distribution system, for lab analysis 

• Respond to customer complaints concerning water pressure and water quality. 

• Accept the duties and responsibilities of the Supervisor when he is not present. These duties may include inspections, unusual and difficult process decisions, and encounters in the Supervisor's absence. 

• Work weekends, holidays, after normal hours or any time deemed necessary for the operation of the water treatment plant. 

 • Must stay abreast of procedures for chemical analysis and processes described by standard methods. 

• Perform routine maintenance of building and grounds. 

• Participates in training of new plant operators on an as-needed basis. 

• Promotes good employee and department relations by working and communicating well with other departments. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

• Must have the ability to conduct and analyze lab tests. 

• Must have the math abilities required. 

• Must be able to keep accurate records of plant operations and lab tests. 

• Must be familiar with pertinent federal, state and local regulation needed on position. 

• Must have knowledge in chemical analysis and formulations, mathematical equations, conversion factors. 

• Must be able to work with a minimum amount of supervision. 

• Must be able to interact well with the public and represent BVU in a professional manner. 

• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both in written and verbal formats. 

• Good working relationship with other departments. 

• Must have computer knowledge to perform duties. 

• Must know all applicable safety regulations, procedures, and use of safety equipment. 

• Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word. 

Required Education, Training and Experience 

• High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates’ Degree highly desirable. 

• Must have and maintain a Virginia Class 1 or 2 Water Treatment Plant Certification.

• Experience in laboratory work and use of chemicals, and all other areas of plant operation and maintenance.

• Ongoing training will be required as necessitated by developments in water treatment and to maintain certifications. 

Work Environment and Physical Demands 

• Duties are performed indoors and outdoors in varying weather conditions.

• Required to work in awkward conditions, crawl, bend, climb, exposed to common water treatment plant chemicals and move from one location to another, both indoors and out. 

• Must be able to constantly monitor changes in water and equipment conditions and take immediate action. 

• Travel is limited. 

Application Process 

• Applicants may pick up and complete an employment application at our offices at 15022 Lee Highway, Bristol, VA 24202, or mail, fax or email a resume to BVU Authority, Attention Human Resources, P. O. Box 8100, Bristol, Virginia 24203- 8100, Fax No. (276) 642-2020, email jobs@bvua.com. 

• Applicants may also obtain a job application from our website: https://www.bvua.com/prospective-employees/pages/available-positions • Deadline to apply for this position is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. 

Applicants must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment physical, drug and alcohol test, and background check. 

BVU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Assistant Plant Operator 

Hopewell, VA 

Founded in 1886 American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, the company employs over 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com

Primary Role 

Performs a variety of tasks for the proper and efficient operation of the water treatment process. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring a sufficient water supply, which complies with state and federal water quality regulations to ensure public safety. Either this position or Requisition # 98845 will be filled. 

Key Accountabilities 

• Performs all functions of the position in a safe and conscientious manner, with constant regard for the safety of fellow employees and the general public. Complies with all company prescribed safety policies and procedures. Performs all duties as assigned by supervision. Some duties may be directed by the Plant Operator, who is the licensed operator in charge of the plant. Operates, inspects, and controls electric motors, diesel engines, pumps, and valves to regulate the water treatment process. Monitors and controls feed rates of chemicals including, but not limited to, chlorine, ammonia, alum, fluoride, potassium permanganate, polymer, powdered activated carbon and corrosion inhibitors into water treatment process. Understands the impact of the chemicals on the finished product. 

• Uses judgment to react to changing raw water conditions as they relate to proper treatment of water. Fills treatment chemical day tanks via the use of automated transfer equipment and/or manually conveys materials from drums, bags, or barrels to feed equipment. Documents chemical feed activities and system performance with written reports and automatic charts. Records data, such as residual content of chemicals, water pressure, power consumption, water output, and chemical consumption. 

• Monitors SCADA system, checks charts, and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates and water storage and distribution of water. Cleans and lubricates machines and equipment, using hand tools and power tools. Collects and tests water samples to determine basic water quality parameters including, but not limited to, chlorine residual, pH, alkalinity, bacteriological analysis, fluoride, zinc, aluminum, particle counts, and turbidity. Inspects equipment and control devices for damage to the water treatment plant and piping systems, and reports as necessary. 

• Calibrates laboratory equipment to ensure quality control and prepares bacteria monitoring media, as necessary. Turns valves, pulls levers, flips switches, and operates SCADA system to run and control motor driven pumps and equipment. Reads flow meters and gauges to regulate equipment according to water consumption and demand. Maintains plant buildings and grounds to appropriate appearance standards including, but not limited to, the clean up of chemicals accidentally spilled. 

• Accurately records daily weather information. Answers customer service calls and directs them accordingly. Operates waste valves and equipment to properly discharge waste. Drives company vehicles. 

• Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor. 

Knowledge/Skills 

Knowledge: Familiarity with the operations of SCADA computer systems for utilities. 

Skills: Basic computer skills and the technical, academic and physical ability to perform the duties of the job. Able to readily read, understand, and accurately follow operating instructions. Able to discern between the relative importance of assigned duties and have the proper regard for the use of time and equipment. Possess an awareness of the responsibility to safeguard the water supply. Able to send and receive instructions by radio, phone, and computer. Able to cooperate with and assist other employees. Work effectively under pressure. Neat, reliable, resourceful with a retentive memory, and able to think and act promptly. 

Cert/Licenses: Virginia Water Treatment Operator's License preferred Experience/Education Experience: Less than one year. Education: GED/HS Diploma 

Other: Works overtime as required. 

Please apply online at www.amwater.com/careers. Requisition # 98889 

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American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

POSITION: WWTP Operator I 

DEPARTMENT: Public Works and Utilities 

PAY RANGE: $34,098-$44,327-$54,556 

FLSA: Non-Exempt 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB: A technical position responsible for operation, repair and maintenance of the wastewater treatment system and other duties as directed. Work is performed under general supervision. Work may require rotation of shifts.

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TOWN OF ROCKY MOUNT Water Treatment Plant Operator/Trainee 

The Town of Rocky Mount is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water Treatment Plant (WTP) Operator/Trainee. 

Duties of the position are, but are not limited to, servicing pumps, valves, motors, controls, and other plant equipment. Performing required laboratory tests and analyses and monitoring treatment processes. Inspecting and washing filters, tanks, and screens. Maintaining logs of operational controls and maintenance. If not certified as an operator at the time of hire, obtaining a WTP Class IV Operator license is required within 18 months of the date of employment, Class III within 24 months of employment, and a Class II within 30 months of employment. Excellent fringe benefits. High school degree or equivalency required. Residency in Franklin County required within one year of employment. Salary commensurate with experience. Candidates must submit Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA. 24151. Application and complete job description for the position may be obtained online at www.rockymountva.org . Reviews begin August 7, 2020. Open until filled. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA invites applications for the position of: Utility Worker 

SALARY: See Position Description 

OPENING DATE: 06/25/20 

CLOSING DATE: Continuous 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS: Prince George County Utilities Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Utility Worker. This position will be responsible for operating and organizing the use of utility tools, equipment and vehicles. (The following tasks are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.) 

Utility Worker I ($30,956 - $46,434) Assists with preventive maintenance and repairs on water and wastewater utility equipment. Assists with repairs and installs water and wastewater utility lines as needed. Reads water meters and records consumption accurately, including the use of automated equipment. 1+ year(s) of experience in related field is preferred. 

Utility Worker II ($34,782 - $53,913) Assists with locating and repairing of water/sewer lines. Repairs minor leaks on small water/sewer services. Conducts preventive maintenance and repairs on water/wastewater equipment. 3-5 years of experience in related field is preferred. Valid CDL - preferred (must submit along with application). Confined Space Entry certification - preferred (must submit along with application). 

Utility Worker III (Pump Station Mechanic/Underground Utility Technician) ($39,082 - $60,576) Able to perform all duties of a Utility Worker I and II. Operates utility maintenance equipment. Identifies, locates, calls-in Miss Utility – VA811 tickets as requested. Detects and isolates water/sewer leaks. Repairs/maintains water/sewer pumps as needed. 5+ years of experience in related field is preferred. Valid CDL - preferred (must submit along with application). Confined Space Entry certification - preferred (must submit along with application). 

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QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Comprehensive knowledge of the tools, materials and equipment used in the installation, replacement, maintenance and repair of utility lines and equipment; comprehensive knowledge of a variety of maintenance and manual tasks involved in the installation, maintenance, repair and replacement of water and wastewater utility lines and equipment; comprehensive knowledge in the use of common hand and power tools; ability to operate utility construction equipment; ability to perform manual and semiskilled labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable conditions; ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with customers, supervisor and coworkers. Background in sewer pump maintenance is preferred. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalent required with related water and wastewater utility experience preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. Higher levels on the Career Ladder require additional experience, certifications and/or training. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver's license at hire; commercial driver's license within 6 (six) months of employment: may work beyond normal schedule; may be assigned routine scheduled coverage responsibilities under call-out policy; must wear uniform according to standards, including safety equipment. 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:http://www.princegeorgecountyva.gov

Utility Worker Supplemental Questionnaire 

* 1. Do you currently possess a valid driver's license? Yes No 

* 2. Do you have a commercial driver's license (CDL)? Yes No 

3. If you answered "Yes" to question number two, when does your CDL expire? * 

4. How many years' experience do you have working in public utilities? None 1-3 years 4-6 years 7 or more years 

* 5. Do you have experience repairing or maintaining pumps and motors? Yes No 

6. If you answered "Yes" to question number five, please explain. 

* 7. Do you have any experience repairing underground water/wastewater lines? Yes No 

8. If you answered "Yes" to question number seven, please explain. 

* Required Question

Water Plant Operator

Hanover County Government - Department of Public Utilities Salary: $31,972.00 - $58,034.00 

Annually General Description: This is a technical position and is for a Water Plant Operator at the Doswell Water Treatment Plant. An experienced operator with a State of Virginia issued water treatment license is preferred; however, persons without experience or license will be considered. The water plant operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This position requires operators to work 12 hour shifts which rotate from day to night on a weekly cycle. Operators work approximately 14 days per month. Please note that this position has State water licensing requirements that begin within 24 months of hiring date. In-house training opportunities are available to help meet this requirement. 

Organization: The Utility Operator position is part of Hanover County's Career Development Program (CD). The Utility Operator position has four (4) levels: Operator-in-Training, Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master. The CD requires that an employee obtain a Class IV Water Operator License within 2 years and a Class II Water Operator License within 5.5 years of hire. 

Essential Functions: Duties will vary at each level of the career ladder. They include, but are not limited to the following. 

· Conducts laboratory analysis. 

· Monitors plant and system processes and makes adjustments as necessary. 

· Maintains operational and maintenance records (both written and in computer). 

· Assists with regulatory reporting. 

· Collects samples for analysis. 

· Keeps plant and work environment clean. 

· Assists maintenance personnel as needed. Equipment and process troubleshooting. 

· Master Operators will function in a lead position and will be required to assist the Superintendent with a variety of administrative functions/special projects and stands-in during Superintendent's absence.

 · Other operational duties as assigned. 

Working Conditions

A. Hazards · May be exposed to chemicals, dust, fumes, noise, vibration, repetitiveness,

B. Environment · Office · Field - Laboratory, industrial plant, outdoors in all weather conditions 

C. Physical Effort · Lifting of objects up to 50 lbs. . Routinely walking up and down stairways and ladders. . Occasional standing and/or working on feet for extended periods of time. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Varies with CD level. Knowledge of water treatment and abilities, required. Knowledge and skills sufficient to meet CD requirements (e.g. certification, in-house promotion Board, etc.). 

Education, Experience and Training: Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Ability to operate a personal computer. 

Preferred Qualifications: Prior water plant experience and possession of a State of Virginia water license. Experience in electrical and/or mechanical maintenance, laboratory experience, and familiarity with MS Office software. Ability to problem solve and trouble shoot water treatment processes and related equipment, and learn new tasks and procedures quickly. 

Special Conditions: · A Criminal Records Check is required for employment. · Valid Commonwealth of Virginia Driver's License with acceptable driving record. · Work days & nights, work holidays and weekends, work a 12 hour shift. . Ability to operate a personal computer. · Water License issued by the State of Virginia. · Pre-employment Physical Examination/Drug Test and repeated in accordance to policy thereafter. · Twelve-month probationary period. · Essential staff designation; regardless of weather or road conditions the operator is required to report to work. · Must wear uniform, including safety equipment. 

For complete job description and to apply, visit our website at www.hanovercountyjobs.com

Utility Operator (CD) – Doswell Water Treatment Plant AUGUSTA COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY JOB POSTING WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE

Performs routine tasks, tests, and applies judgment based upon training and defined operations and maintenance practices related to the processing of wastewater at treatment facilities and/or pump stations. Operate domestic wastewater treatment systems including chemical, physical, and microbiological processes. Conducts inspections of facility; observes process control parameters via SCADA, various instrumentation screens, and results of laboratory analyses; and anticipates and plans for flow changes and treatment system adjustments. Responds to all alarms, failures, and process needs occurring at any wastewater facility. Read meters and gauges, enters data in operational logs and computer spreadsheets, and completes other records and reports. Observes operations of chemical feed systems, and replenishes as needed, monitors and measures feed rates on a regular and timely basis, adjusts feed rates to meet treatment needs and operating permit goals and requirements. Collects samples and performs analysis on wastewater and sludge samples and submits required samples to central laboratory, interprets test results and makes corresponding treatment process changes where necessary, and conducts special tests as required by supervisor. Performs preventive and minor maintenance on equipment and assists maintenance personnel as needed. Check pump stations, operates filter press, cleans basins, and assists in filter testing while on utility shifts. Perform duties and tasks in an environmentally friendly manner. Perform general housekeeping and other building and grounds tasks as assigned. Perform duties in accordance with all local, state and federal laws, rules and guidelines. Maintain effective working relationship with co-workers and the public. Must be knowledgeable of and adhere to personnel and safety policies and practices and all safety regulations. 

Working conditions include the following: Frequent standing, walking, reaching, climbing, and driving; occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, balancing, reaching, and sitting; lifting or moving up to 55 pounds without assistance; frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and moderate noise level. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to distinguish color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be willing to work a rotating shift including weekends and holidays. Most possess a personal or home phone. 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or vocational school and some experience in activities that require both written and oral instructions and using mathematics. The following skills are required: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports, ability to speak effectively to the public or co-workers; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure; ability to compute rate, ratio, and to draw and interpret line graphs; ability to calculate percentages, area, circumference, and volume; ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry; ability to solve practical problems, troubleshoot systems, and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form; ability to operate small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line phone systems; ability to operate computers for data entry, Microsoft Word and/or accounting purposes; and ability to operate industry related tools and equipment. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver License. Must possess a valid Class B Virginia Commercial Driver License with H and N endorsements or be able to acquire the same within 6-12 months of employment. Must obtain a minimum Class 4 license within 18 months of employment as a condition of successful job performance and continued employment. 

Please submit an application with résumé by visiting our website at https://www.acsawater.com/. A detailed job description is available for review online. Benefits include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, and Virginia Retirement System. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. Salary based on experience. Posting Date: 7/1/20 Job Status: Non-Exempt

AUGUSTA COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY JOB POSTING WATER PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE 

Performs routine tasks, tests, and applies judgment based upon training and defined operations and maintenance practices related to the processing of water at treatment facilities and/or pump stations. Operates domestic water treatment systems including chemical, and physical processes. Conducts inspections of facility; observes process control parameters via SCADA, various instrumentation screens, and results of laboratory analyses, and anticipates and plans for flow changes and treatment system adjustments. Responds to all alarms, failures, and process needs occurring at any water facility. Read meters and gauges, enters data in operational logs and computer spreadsheets, and completes other records and reports. Observes operations of chemical feed systems, and replenishes as needed, monitors and measures feed rates on a regular and timely basis, adjusts feed rates to meet treatment needs and operating permit goals and requirements. Disassembles pipes and clear out pumps when closed and changes and clean screen filters. Collects samples and performs analysis on water samples and submits required samples to central laboratory, interprets test results and makes corresponding treatment process changes where necessary, and conducts special tests as required by supervisor. Understands plant valving and piping systems and makes changes to flow patterns as needed. Performs preventive and minor maintenance on equipment and assists maintenance personnel as needed. Check pump stations, clean basins, and assists in filter testing while on utility shifts. Perform duties and tasks in an environmentally friendly manner. Perform general housekeeping and other building and grounds tasks as assigned. Perform duties in accordance with all local, state and federal laws, rules and guidelines. Maintain effective working relationship with co-workers and the public. Must be knowledgeable of and adhere to personnel and safety policies and practices and all safety regulations. 

Working conditions include the following: Frequent standing, walking, reaching, climbing, and driving; occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, balancing, reaching, and sitting; lifting or moving up to 50 pounds without assistance; frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and moderate noise level. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to distinguish color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. Most possess a personal or home phone. 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or vocational school and some experience in activities that require both written and oral instructions and using mathematics. The following skills are required: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports, ability to speak effectively to the public or co-workers; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure; ability to compute rate, ratio, and to draw and interpret line graphs; ability to calculate percentages, area, circumference, and volume; ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry; ability to solve practical problems, troubleshoot systems, and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form; ability to operate small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line phone systems; ability to operate computers for data entry, Microsoft Word and/or accounting purposes. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver License. Must possess a valid Class B Virginia Commercial Driver License with H and N endorsements or be able to acquire the same within 6-12 months of employment. Must obtain a Virginia Waterworks Operator Class 4 license within 18 months of employment as a condition of successful job performance and continued employment. 

Please submit an application with résumé by visiting our website at https://www.acsawater.com/. A detailed job description is available for review online. Benefits include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, and Virginia Retirement System. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. Salary based on experience. Posting Date: 7/1/20 Job Status: Non-Exempt

Water Plant Chief Operator

Please select for information concerning the Water Plant Chief Operator position or go to www.lawrencevilleweb.us for complete details. The position is opened until filled, however the first review of applications will begin July 15, 2020.

Town Manager

Please select for information concerning the Town Manager position or go to www.lawrencevilleweb.us for complete details. The position is opened until filled, however the first review of applications will begin July 15, 2020.

Part Time Class 1 or 2 Water Treatment Plant Operators 

The New River Regional Water Authority is accepting applications for part-time: Water Treatment Plant Operators Class I or II 

Salary Range: Class 2 $18/hr, Class 1: $20/hr

Shift: Varied and Flexible, As Needed 

Description: Operator will perform semi-skilled and skilled technical work in the operation, monitoring, testing, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of the New River Regional Water Authority Water Treatment Plant. Requirements: Candidate must possess a Virginia Waterworks Class II or I Operator license. High school diploma/GED, basic math and computer skills, and valid motor vehicle operator’s license to drive between NRRWA owned locations. Post-secondary education or degree in physical, biological, environmental, or chemical science is preferred. Physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds and climb ladders as needed. Candidate must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently. Strong work ethic and teamwork is required. Various shift work to include days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Public health and safety must be a priority. 

Applications may be obtained from the Wythe County Administration Building at 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 or online at http://www.wytheco.org/index.php/resources/employment2 Applications will be accepted until position is filled. A background check will be conducted on the selected candidate. The New River Regional Water Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The City of Martinsburg,WV, located in the heart of the Eastern Panhandle, is seeking a Utilities Director to supervise the operations of two water treatment plants and one wastewater treatment plant and associated infrastructure.

The Utilties Director works under the direction of the City Manager and oversees a staff of 25 employees within the Utilities (water and sewer ) Department.

Salary range $59,878 - 110,774 negotiable, dependent on qualifications, with comprehensive benefit package.

Complete position summary, facilities and job description available at www.cityofmartinsburg.org

Applications due March 31, 2020.  Position will remain open until filled.

Submit resumes to:

City of Martinsburg

Attn: Human Resource Director

PO Box 828

Martinsburg, WV 25402

bspaulding@cityofmartinsburg.org

EEO/AA. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Hanover County Government 

Department of Public Utilities Salary: $63,828.00 - $75,000.00 Annually 

General Description: This is a supervisory, professional position that leads the work of skilled, technical staff. The incumbent performs complex tasks to coordinate all aspects of wastewater plant operations and maintenance. Hanover's Doswell Wastewater Treatment Plant is a 1 MGD activated sludge wastewater treatment plant. The Superintendent of the Doswell Wastewater Treatment Plant also oversees the operation and management of the Hanover Courthouse Sewage Treatment Plant, an 80,000 GPD activated sludge wastewater treatment plant. 

Organization: The Utility Superintendent reports to the Chief of Operations & Maintenance and supervises Utility Operators, Utility Supervisors and Utility Technicians.   

Essential Functions: · Supervises employees, performing related human resources functions and completing necessary paperwork. · Assists financial operations of the department, including development and monitoring of budget. · Monitors plant/system operation and maintenance to assure federal and state compliance. · Maintains and enforces established safety procedures for all employees. · Assures all required documentation is accurate and meets county, state, and federal regulations. · Prepares reports and makes presentations as needed. · Performs related work as assigned.   

Working Conditions: A. Hazards · May be exposed to chemicals, dust, fumes, noise, wastewater, vibrations and repetitiveness B. Environment · Office · Field – May be exposed to adverse weather C. Physical Effort · Occasional lifting of objects weighing at least 50 lbs D. Non-exempt   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must have knowledge of complex wastewater operations and procedures. Requires extensive knowledge of federal and state regulations.  Working knowledge of budget cycle and ability to implement division budget, preferred. Must have ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.   

Education, Experience and Training: High school diploma or equivalent required (college level work in engineering or hard sciences preferred) with a minimum of five (5) years' related experience, including supervision. Requires a class I Virginia Wastewater Operators License.  Computer literacy required – OR – Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable.   

Special Conditions: · Criminal Records Check, including fingerprinting · Valid Commonwealth of Virginia Driver's License · Twelve-month probationary period · Pre-employment Physical Examination/Drug Test/Breath Alcohol Testing/Audiometric and repeated in accordance to policy thereafter · May work beyond normal schedule · Essential staff designation · Must wear uniform, including safety equipment   

For complete job description and to apply, visit our website at www.hanovercountyjobs.com

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA invites applications for the position of: Utility Worker I 

SALARY: $30,956.00 Annually 

OPENING DATE: 03/12/20 

CLOSING DATE: Continuous 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS: Prince George County is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Utility Worker I. 

This position will be responsible for: Operating and organizing the use of utility tools, equipment and vehicles; following Department and industry safety requirements; troubleshooting and helping manage emergency water and wastewater utility situations; maintaining accurate records and efficiently completing work orders; accurately and efficiently reading customer water meters on a routine basis; performing assigned duties in electrical/mechanical, utility construction, sewer collection operations and water distribution operations. 

Position typically requires: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reading, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Heavy work: Exerting up to 90 pounds of force using jackhammers occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push and pull or otherwise move objects. Incumbent may be subject to extreme temperatures and weather conditions as well as various equipment types. 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Successful candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent required with related water and wastewater utility experience preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver's license at hire; commercial driver's license within 6 (six) months of employment: may work beyond normal work schedule; may be assigned routine scheduled coverage responsibilities under call-out policy; must wear uniform according to standards, including safety equipment. Pre-employment physical/drug testing and criminal background check, to include fingerprinting, required. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: To apply online visit our website at www.princegeorgecountyva.gov. To be considered for this position, applicants must fill out a County application which can be completed online. For additional information, please call (804)722-8669. EOE. 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.princegeorgecountyva.gov/ Prince George County 6602 Courts Drive Prince George, VA 23875 804.722.8669 hr@princegeorgecountyva.gov 

Position #UWI032020 UTILITY WORKER I WJ Utility Worker I Supplemental Questionnaire 

* 1. Do you have a valid Virginia Driver's License? Yes No 

* 2. Do you have a valid Virginia Commercial Driver's License? Yes No 

* 3. Do you have any training or experience in motor/pump maintenance and repair? Yes No 

* 4. Do you possess at minimum a high school diploma, GED or equivalent? Yes No 

* 5. Do you have work experience with a water and/or wastewater utility? Yes No 

* 6. Do you have any experience operating heavy equipment? Yes No 

* Required

WATER OPERATOR Class II, I 

 The New River Regional Water Authority is accepting applications for a TWO full-time: Water Operator Class II, I 

Salary Range: Class 2 - $42,445  Class 1 - $45,840

Day and Evening Shifts Available 

Days: 8's and 12's Rotation, Weekends Required

Evening: M-F, 3 pm – 11 pm

Description: Operator will perform semi-skilled and skilled technical work in the operation, monitoring, testing, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of the New River Regional Water Authority Water Treatment Plant. 

Requirements: High school diploma/GED, basic math and computer skills, and valid motor vehicle operator’s license to drive between NRRWA owned locations. Post-secondary education or degree in physical, biological, environmental, or chemical science, and/or a current Virginia Waterworks Operator Class II-I is preferred. Physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds and climb ladders as needed. Candidate must possess a Virginia Waterworks Class II Operator license. Candidate must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently. Strong work ethic and teamwork is required. Various shift work to include days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Public health and safety must be a priority. 

Benefits: Health Insurance, Paid Holidays, Annual Leave, and Sick Leave and Virginia Retirement System Applications may be obtained from the Wythe County Administration Building at 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 or online at www.wytheco.org

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. A background check and drug testing will be conducted on the selected candidate. 

The New River Regional Water Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

GLOUCESTER COUNTY invites applications for the position of: Assistant Director of Utilities 

This position has been reclassified and this is a new vacancy announcement. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply! 

The NEW hiring salary for this position is $96,052 +/- DOQ. 

Performs complex professional, technical, administrative, and supervisory work related to the operation, expansion, and planning of the County's water transmission, storage, and distribution systems as well as the County's wastewater collection, pumping and transmission systems. Responsible for programming the maintenance and improvement of the County's water supply reservoir and water treatment plants (surface water and reverse osmosis). Working within broad policy and organizational guidelines, independently plans and implements projects and reports progress of major activities through periodic meetings with supervisor. 

Employee must exercise initiative, independent judgment, tact, and courtesy in the performance of job duties. Reports to the Director of Utilities. 

Gloucester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Click the following link to view the examples of duties and full job description: Assistant Director of Utilities Hiring salary $96,052 +/- DOQ. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, or related field. Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible work experience dealing with municipal water systems, maintenance, and construction. Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience. Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid driver's license; possess and maintain a driving record that meets established Gloucester County Driving Standards. Possession of Virginia Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain a Virginia Professional Engineer (PE) license within six (6) months from date of hire.

This position has been reclassified and the NEW hiring salary is $96,052+/- DOQ. 

Priority consideration will be given to applicants that apply by March 8th. Position is open until filled.