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Woodard & Curran O&M Operations Specialist Cohasset Posted 7/16/2019

Who are we looking for?

A motivated, and driven industry professional that will provide hands-on expertise in the maintenance, operations, and troubleshooting of our water and/or wastewater treatment facilities and pump stations.

What will you be doing at Woodard & Curran?

Our Operations & Maintenance Specialist will perform maintenance-based tasks on various water and/or wastewater pump systems, mechanical & electrical equipment, and appurtenances.  In this role, you will perform operation and maintenance of assigned treatment, mechanical, electrical and piping equipment and other similarly related facility components and technology.  Work with various contractors, equipment vendors, and software technologies. Response to emergency events at facilities is required to assist with corrective actions with Woodard & Curran and our client personnel. Shift coverage assistance may be required as directed to maintain staffing compliance and/or integrity. Lastly, you will provide technical assistance for equipment repairs and troubleshooting activities. The list of duties is not intended to be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned as needed.

What will you need to succeed?

     * High School diploma or equivalent. Courses in water and/or wastewater operation a plus.

     * Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the water and/or wastewater treatment industry required.

     * Must possess a valid driver’s license.

     * Willingness to travel for the timely support of staff & projects.

     * Possess and maintain, or the ability to achieve, a valid water or wastewater treatment plant operator’s license/ certificate issued by the states within the assigned region.

     * May be required to be on-call, work an irregular work schedule and overtime hours.

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. To apply for this position, please use the following URL:

https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=c42af4d4af8dbb8de937a11a8ea9e082

SUPERINTENDENT, W.P.C. DIVISION ENFIELD CT Posted 7/16/2019

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Involves administrative work involving the planning, organizing and directing of the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of storm disposal system and the sanitary waste disposal system and treatment facilities.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the administrative direction of the Public Works Director.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises personnel of the Water Pollution Control Division and those performing contractual services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Directs operations, may make work assignments and participates in training and supervision of all personnel; reviews plans for sewer extensions in subdivisions and in public streets including pumping stations and treatment facilities; cooperates with federal and state agencies in carrying out federal, state and local laws and regulations; prepares annual operating budgets and control plans; prepares and presents regular and special reports; advises contractors and others on sewer system matters; maintains accurate records of operations and maintenance and supervises the performance of tests indicating the proper functioning of the treatment plant in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations; prepares maintenance schedules for equipment and specialized apparatus; reviews plans and specifications for commercial and industrial projects;  establishes and implements operating policies and procedures for division; develops plans and new projects to achieve division’s goals; works with other divisions and departments and outside consultants in planning and designing facility and system changes or additions; participates in resolution of labor grievances and contracts; reviews plans for storm water extensions; develop and implement maintenance and operational plans for storm and sanitary collection systems; regular and punctual attendance.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Performs other tasks as may be assigned.

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 of this job. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk, talk and hear; use hands to finger, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls.  Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and other various office equipment.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The employee is frequently exposed to fumes and occasionally to airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. 

Must be able to perform highly complex and varied tasks.  Must be able to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption, attend to task for 45 to 60 minutes at a time, remember multiple assignments given over long periods of time.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in field settings and moderately quiet in office settings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Knowledge of the principles and practices of sewage treatment and collection, administration, organization and operation; considerable ability to plan, assign, supervise and evaluate work of subordinates and ability to develop and maintain comprehensive and accurate record keeping systems; initiative and judgment necessary to secure satisfactory plant and system results; knowledge of physics, chemistry and engineering as applied to sewage treatment and knowledge of operation

and maintenance of specialized equipment and apparatus used in sewage treatment and sewer system operation and maintenance; considerable ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:  Bachelor’s degree in the field of sanitary, mechanical, civil or chemical engineering and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience three (3) of which must be in supervisory capacity.  Must have the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection plant assigned grade level certificate.  Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

This job description is not, nor is it intended to be, a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities that comprise this position.  Revised: 2/1/99

APPLY ONLINE AT HTTPS://WWW.ENFIELD-CT.GOV

City of Attleboro  Treatment Plant Head Operator Salary Range: $29.96 – $36.13 per hour  (07/16/2019)

The City of Attleboro seeks a Wastewater Treatment Plant Head Operator to be responsible for the inspection, maintenance and operation of the machinery and equipment used at the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Directs, assigns and supervises the activities of shift operators, shift attendants, maintenance personnel and laborers.  Operates and maintains electrically driven pumps, auxiliary machinery and equipment.  Maintains inspects, cleans, lubricates, overhauls and repairs machinery and equipment.  Operates computerized control systems and local control panels, including taking readings from recording instruments and adjusting equipment as needed.  Does routine sampling and testing.  Runs solids handling equipment such as chemical feed pumps, sludge pumps and filter press equipment.  Removes filter cake to staging area. Maintains buildings and grounds in clean and orderly condition.  Participation in City’s snow and ice program may be required.  Performs related duties as required.

Requires high school diploma or equivalency and four or more years experience in a municipal wastewater facility or any equivalent combination of training and experience.  Must have a Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators License, Grade 6 and a valid Drivers License.  Must be able to lift 60 pounds and be able to work under occasional moderate physical effort with exposure to various weather conditions and unpleasant and hazardous working conditions associated with wastewater treatment facilities, including exposure to chemical and toxic substances.   

If interested, please submit a resume, cover letter, and completed application to the City Personnel Office, 77 Park St., Attleboro, MA  02703 or personneloffice@cityofattleboro.us no later than July 30, 2019.

Environmental Personnel/Wastewater Operators:– Norwell, MA AreaPosted 7/12/2019

Clean Harbors, Inc. is North America’s leading provider of environmental and hazardous waste management services. With an unmatched infrastructure of 48 waste management facilities, including nine landfills, five incineration locations and seven wastewater treatment centers, the Company provides essential services to more than 45,000 customers, comprising of more than 175 Fortune500 companies, thousands of smaller private entities and numerous governmental agencies. Headquartered in Norwell, Massachusetts, Clean Harbors has more than 100 locations strategically positioned throughout North America in 36 U.S. states, six Canadian provinces, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, life insurance, 401K, Employee Stock Program, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We offer a drug free work environment and require a pre-employment drug screen. All Applicants are subject to pre-employment security background checks, and some positions may require pre-employment physical fitness for duty tests.

Environmental Personnel/Wastewater Operators:

Clean Harbors, Inc, the nation’s largest provider of environmental services has an immediate opening for Environmental Personnel to assist with sampling, assessment and reporting related to water treatment at various sites. Work will involve water treatment systems and wastewater treatment systems and associated sampling of systems and groundwater. Summarizing data obtained and preparing written reports. The position involves travel locally and to Clean Harbors USA locations. 

Qualifications Required:   Associates or bachelor’s degree and a demonstrated background in water / wastewater treatment, and or groundwater/soil sampling. Experience with sampling methods and techniques, equipment and or water treatment equipment maintenance and repairs of mechanical, electrical and pneumatic devices is a plus.  A 40 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations certification (HAZWOPER) is a plus but will be provided if necessary, Massachusetts WWT Operators Grade 2 and above are encouraged to apply.  Candidates must be self-starters, with a high commitment to Health & Safety.   Must be computer literate and have excellent reading / writing skills including the ability toread, interpret and utilize information contained within plans, schematics, technical manuals and equipment specifications. Prior to hiring all candidates are subject to pre-employment security background checks and require pre-employment physical fitness for duty tests.Clean Harbors is looking for talented individuals to join our team.  Please email resume to Ken McDermott @ mcdermott.kenneth@cleanharbors.com

NEIWPCC Events and Operations Coordinator Posted 7/3/2019

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission is seeking a detail-oriented, dynamic, committed, and personable Information Officer candidates to serve as an Events and Operations Coordinator providing logistic support to the planning and executing of meetings, conferences, trade shows and events, and financial invoice database reconciliation. Incumbent will research venues, distribute RFPs, and act as the primary contact for event registration databases and additional event requirements. Incumbent will support the Business Operations Manager with IT assistance, administrative support, and office resource and equipment management.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in business administration, hotel administration, public relations, events management, tourism, marketing, or related field. Must possess exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as strong organization and project management skills. Will have proved ability in Microsoft Office Suite and internet skills. Knowledge of budget preparation and contract management as well as exposure to travel arrangements and/or a corporate travel environment preferred.
Refer to www.neiwpcc.org for full position description. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and short writing sample by July 26, 2019 via email to jobs@neiwpcc.org. In the email subject line please reference position # 19-Lowell-005.

WATER TREATMENT PLANT SHIFT OPERATOR-T2 POSTED 7/3/2019

Full Time Day, Night and Weekend Shifts Somerset Water Treatment Department $20.52-$29.25 DUQ

Somerset Water Department is seeking a Treatment Plant Operator with a MADEP Class T2 License.   Applications and complete job descriptions along with a list of job requirements are available for this position at the office of the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners, 3249 County Street, Somerset MA 02726 or by calling 508-674-4215.  

Applicants should forward a resume and completed application to the above address in care of Robert Bozikowski, Superintendent. 

Applications will be accepted until filled.  Town of Somerset I an AAEEO minorities employer. 

Sewer Operator Nantucket  Posted 6/28/2019

The Town of Nantucket Sewer Department seeks a Sewer Operator to participate in the operation of all plant treatment processes under the direction of the Chief Plant Operator. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, operations, maintenance, laboratory analysis, septage receiving and process control. Representative duties include, but are not limited to, operating pumps, valves, blowers, chemical feed pumps, sludge dewatering equipment, mechanical screening equipment and assisting the maintenance staff at two treatment facilities as well as remote pumping stations and collections. Additional responsibilities involve entering into confined spaces to inspect sludge tanks, aeration basins, wet wells and clarifiers under direct supervision. Work may be performed in variable environmental and hazardous conditions requiring safety training and equipment.  40 hour per week AFSCME M-3 Union position. Starting hourly rate $27.76.

Minimum Requirements: high school diploma or equivalent, a valid MA driver’s license (CDL preferred), a valid MA Grade VI Wastewater License (preferred) – or the ability to secure these licenses as well as a Hoisters License within two years. Ability to lift 50 lbs., ability to follow written instructions, read operations manuals.  Must have good verbal skills.

Application Deadline is Friday, July 19, 2019 at 4:00pm.  Visit http://www.nantucket- ma.gov to apply online. AA/EEO.

Lead Wastewater Operator- Brockton, MA Wastewater Treatment Plant Posted 6/27/2019

Veolia North America Requires minimum of a Massachusetts Wastewater Grade 6 certification. 

Summary: Operates and maintains wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements. Is fully qualified to perform the most complex functions and may lead the work of others.

To apply to the position, please send your resume to Paige.Robichau@veolia.com.

Maintenance Tech II- Leominster, MA Wastewater Treatment Plant Posted 6/27/2019

Veolia North America MA Wastewater Operator License preferred but not required  Summary: Performs maintenance services, installation or repairs in plumbing, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, installation, carpentry, painting or vehicle servicing. Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, may include weekends and 24 hour emergency on call.

To apply to the position, please send your resume to Paige.Robichau@veolia.com.

Environmental Analyst – (WW & Onsite Systems) Lowell, MA Posted 6/27/2019

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking a highly organized candidate to serve as a project manager in the Wastewater and Onsite Systems Division working on State Revolving Fund (SRF), New York City watershed projects, National Tanks Conference and Exposition; L.U.S.T Line, and UST-LUST training. Will arrange for and chair or co-chair workgroup meetings. The incumbent will develop work plans, budgets, and contract/grant amendments and provide contract management. Will answer inquiries from state and federal agencies, consultants, and the general public about wastewater, water quality, technical publications, and NEIWPCC programs. Respond to policy issues relating to the Clean Water Act (State Revolving Fund and Needs Survey).

The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in environmental studies, public policy, natural science, public health, earth science, biology, engineering, or chemistry preferred. Must have knowledge of and experience with aspects of environmental policies and regulations as well as knowledge of the 2005 Energy Policy Act, Clean Water Act, RCRA, and CERCLA. Candidate must possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Conference and event planning and management experience strongly preferred. Strong computer skills required.

Refer to www.neiwpcc.org for full position description. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and short writing sample by July 19, 2019 via email to jobs@neiwpcc.org. In the email subject line please reference position # 19-Lowell-004.

Lowell, MA

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking a highly organized candidate to serve as a project manager in the Wastewater and Onsite Systems Division working on State Revolving Fund (SRF), New York City watershed projects, National Tanks Conference and Exposition; L.U.S.T Line, and UST-LUST training. Will arrange for and chair or co-chair workgroup meetings. The incumbent will develop work plans, budgets, and contract/grant amendments and provide contract management. Will answer inquiries from state and federal agencies, consultants, and the general public about wastewater, water quality, technical publications, and NEIWPCC programs. Respond to policy issues relating to the Clean Water Act (State Revolving Fund and Needs Survey).

The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in environmental studies, public policy, natural science, public health, earth science, biology, engineering, or chemistry preferred. Must have knowledge of and experience with aspects of environmental policies and regulations as well as knowledge of the 2005 Energy Policy Act, Clean Water Act, RCRA, and CERCLA. Candidate must possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Conference and event planning and management experience strongly preferred. Strong computer skills required.

Refer to www.neiwpcc.org for full position description. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and short writing sample by July 19, 2019 via email to jobs@neiwpcc.org. In the email subject line please reference position # 19-Lowell-004.

Environmental Technician for the O&M of Remediation Systems Posted 6/27/2019

Roux Associates, Inc., seeks an Environmental Technician for the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of several remediation systems at our project site in East Providence, Rhode Island. 

Primary responsibilities will involve performing a range of environmental technician assignments while working with a team of technicians and receiving close supervision.  Work hours are normally 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday, although weekend response to system alarm may be required. Company vehicle will be provided.

Work will consist of hands-on O&M tasks including the following duties:

  • O&M of various remediation water treatment systems, including O&M of a 600 GPM (design flow rate) water treatment plant
  • Understanding environmental and health & safety regulations and performing work in a compliant manner with the regulations and facility safety requirements for all field work
  • Inspecting system equipment to evaluate remedial system performance and identify potential malfunctions
  • Performing maintenance on system components to ensure or restore proper operation and compliance (requires weekend response to system alarm)
  • Collecting samples from monitoring wells and system water and vapor samples
  • Collecting, recording and evaluating system performance data
  • Assisting project managers with the procurement of equipment and supplies
  • General office assistance such as filling out log books and submitting reports
  • Oversight and supervision of subcontractors involved in environmental protection and monitoring system maintenance and repairs

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Successful candidates MUST have:

  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
  • Positive team-oriented attitude
  • A safety-first approach to all work activities
  • Ability to perform heavy physical labor including the operation of machinery and climbing ladders to access equipment
  • Strong plumbing skills
  • Valid driver’s license (no DUI/DWIs).

Note: This is a safety sensitive position and requires drug testing as a condition of employment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous sampling experience, familiarity with remediation equipment, processes, and maintenance
  • Experience working in the field and around contractors
  • Experience with working on piping, pumps, blowers and motors
  • HAZWOPER certification
  • Waste Water Treatment licensure

Note: Roux Associates will arrange for and pay for required employee training including the 40-hour HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response) training per 29 CFR 1910.120. 

BENEFITS

We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid overtime (over 40 hours/week)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off

Applicants should apply to Ian Reed: ireed@rouxinc.com or 781-569-4000.

Water Treatment Operator – R00966 – Cohasset Posted 6/27/2019

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:

At Woodard & Curran, there’s nothing we love more than a tough engineering challenge. We handle a wide range of water and environmental issues—solving complex problems with creativity and tenacity. That’s how we make a difference to our clients, people, and planet. Our company was founded on a simple concept: provide a safe and enjoyable place to work with opportunity, integrity, and commitment, and we will attract talented people. Those people are at the heart of our firm, solving some of the most pressing water and environmental challenges for our clients.

Woodard & Curran draws on the experience of hundreds of certified operators across the country, backed by the knowledge and skills of hundreds more engineers, scientists, and regulatory experts, to quickly tackle the most challenging operational issues and keep treatment plants running efficiently and in full compliance.  Woodard & Curran also aids employees in earning, upgrading, and keeping their certifications within the industry.

What will you be doing at Woodard & Curran?

Our operators regularly participate in the daily operations and maintenance of our Water and/or Wastewater Treatment facilities along with the Collection and Distribution Systems as directed by the Project and/or Assistant Project Manager. Typical shifts will require participation in an on-call rotation that may include weekends, holidays and outside normal workday hours.

What will you need to succeed?

     * High School Degree or Equivalent.

     * Massachusetts Grade 3 or 4 Water Treatment License.

     * Valid MA driver’s license with a good driving record.

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. To apply for this position, please use the following URL: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=4ae19a4c8b7537ebef8c412479c36743

WASTEWATER TREATMENT ASSISTANT CHIEF OPERATOR Posted 6/27/2019

The Charles River Pollution Control District, a medium-sized wastewater treatment facility, is seeking a candidate for the position of Wastewater Treatment Assistant Chief Operator. The position requires a Massachusetts Wastewater Operator Grade 7 license.  

The Assistant Chief Operator is responsible for the operation department which is a team that monitors, operates and troubleshoots the plant equipment and treatment process including screenings/grit, biological and chemical nutrient removal activated sludge system, chlorination/dechlorination system and GBT sludge system.  The operations team performs the following duties including but not limited to: daily monitoring and inspection of the plant, recording plant information displayed on meters and gauges, opening gates and valves, cleaning tanks, monitoring chemical feed systems, accepting chemical deliveries, assisting in maintaining a clean and orderly facility, collecting samples from the process and in the collection system and monitoring septage receiving. The position requires working with and understanding SCADA and working in confined spaces.

Weekend, holiday, on-call and response during emergencies are required and compensation will be provided for such. Hourly rate range is $26 – $32/hour and will be based upon experience and qualifications.  Competitive benefits are offered which includes the Norfolk County Retirement System.

Please send cover letter and resume to Janice Healy, Charles River Pollution Control District, 66 Village Street, Medway, MA 02053 or email jhealy@charlesriverpcd.org.

Water & Sewer Division  FOREMAN Posted 6/20/2019

The City of Marlborough, Department of Public Works is accepting applications for one Foreman in the Water & Sewer Division.

Responsibilities include:  Oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Water and Sewer Division of the Department of Public Works. Under the direction of the Division Supervisor for the Water & Sewer Division, the Foreman will direct, supervise and work with crews normally ranging from 2-10 individuals. Supervises and/or inspects water and sewer construction, maintenance and repair projects using recognized safety procedures and construction standards. Supervises and reviews daily work of employees and makes recommendations regarding employee discipline and performance. Directs and inspects the operation of a wide variety of both City-owned and hired heavy and special heavy motorized construction equipment.  Performs other related work as required or directed.  During the winter months, provide principal supervision and oversight with other foreman of the snow and ice control and removal operations.

Qualifications:  Must have a high school diploma with a minimum of 4 years construction and maintenance experience in public works, water distribution and sewer collection including supervision of subordinates; current valid CDL, Class B and Mass Dept. of Public Safety Hoisting License; a “Certified Operator of Drinking Water Supply Facilities”, Grade 2D Full or higher.

Salary:                                $67,454.59 – $78,528.70

Type of vacancy:            Full-time appointment

Location:                           Department of Public Works, Water & Sewer Division, city-wide assignments

Where to Apply:            Please forward cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department  City of Marlborough 140 Main Street Marlborough, MA  01752

humanresources@marlborough-ma.gov   Position will remain open until filled.

ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER – UTILITIES Posted 6/20/2019

The City of Marlborough is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Commissioner of Utilities in the Department of Public Works.  This position is appointed by and under the administrative direction of the Commissioner of Public Works.

Responsibilities: Supervises the day to day operations of the Department of Public Works, with direct oversight provided to the personnel and operations within the Water & Sewer Division, Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant (EWTP), Westerly Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), Water Treatment Plant (WTP), Chemistry Laboratory,  Municipal Solid Waste and Residential Solid Waste Drop-off Facility; meets daily with division management and visits off-site facilities; discusses and solves personnel, technical, and other problems as they arise; schedules work assignments through division management; monitors the status of on-going projects and makes inspections for compliance with plans and schedules; in conjunction with the Commissioner and division management, develops the budgets for the Water & Sewer Division, EWTP, WWTP, and WTP, Chemistry Laboratory; assists the Commissioner in the preparation of the department’s capital outlay and capital program; and is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all aspects of responsible charge.

Plans seasonal and long-range work programs; estimates program costs; estimates materials, equipment, and staff needed to perform functions; reviews all division repair, construction, and maintenance projects to determine efficient use of equipment, materials and staff; oversees the department’s industrial pre-treatment program  and cross connection program; oversees and administers contract bidding for certain annual and capital projects including, but not limited to, chemicals and replacement parts; manages and participates in the maintenance of the water distribution and sewer collection systems; administers grants; responsible for meeting reporting requirements associated with federal and state permits; handles personnel disciplinary matters involving members of the department’s four (4) collective bargaining unions; investigates and resolves complaints or problems from city officials and the public regarding public works services and facilities in a professional and timely manner; attends and represents the department as appropriate at public meetings; prepares and presents recommendations to various boards, and committees at the local, state and federal levels. Oversees special projects as assigned by Commissioner and shall act in the place of the Commissioner during absence. Position requires work outside normal business hours to perform duties and may be contacted at home at any time to respond to important situations and emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in civil or sanitary engineering or related field; registration as a professional civil or sanitary engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts preferred; seven years of progressively responsible experience in civil or municipal public works construction, maintenance, engineering, and/or administration; or any equivalent combination of education and experience; Grade 2 Water Operator’s License or the ability to obtain same within 6 months of appointment; Grade 3 or 4 Water Operator’s License preferred; a valid motor vehicle operator’s license; proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite Munis, and Professional software applications; permanent place of residence within a 15 mile radius of the department’s municipal garage within 6 months of employment. 

Salary:                                $95,675.49 – $107,622.83

Where to Apply:              Please forward cover letter and a resume to:

Human Resources Department City of Marlborough  140 Main Street Marlborough, MA 01752 humanresources@marlborough-ma.gov   Position will remain open until filled.

ASST. CHIEF PLANT OPERATOR  WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT Posted 6/14/2019

Salary Range: $1174.91 – $1488.35 Full-time 37 hours per week 

The Town of North Attleboro Department of Public Works, Sewer Division is seeking an Asst. Chief Plant Operator. Skilled technical, supervisory and maintenance work assisting in the daily operation and testing of the wastewater treatment facility; ensures compliance with operation, maintenance and reporting processes. Assists the Chief Plant Operator with the operations of the plant and all other plant related issues; acts as the employee in charge of the plant in the absence of the Chief Operator. Associates degree with five years of experience in wastewater treatment operations and maintenance at a Grade VII plant operator level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s license, Grade 7. Must possess a valid MA driver’s license.  

POSTING DATE: June 12, 2019  APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 25, 2019  APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter and resume to:

Director of Human Resources Human Resources Department Woodcock Administration Building 6 Morse Street North Attleborough, MA 02760
or: HRstaff@nattleboro.com

Water Pollution Control Facility MA Grade 4-M Position Posted 6/6/2019

The Town of Marion is seeking a MA Grade 4-M Licensed Municipal WPCF operator for a full time position in a SBR wastewater treatment facility.

Requirements include, but are not limited to, ability to lift and carry 50+ lbs. upstairs, on-call availability for emergencies due to treatment or collection system breakdowns, SSO’s, and major weather events as well as weekend duties on a rotating basis. Scheduled on-call duty earns a stipend.

Duties include, but are not limited to, WPCF and collection system operations and maintenance in accordance with the plant NPDES permit and CMOM requirements, and emergency after-hours work as needed.

Some experience (mechanical, plumbing, wastewater treatment, SCADA concepts) is preferred but not required. A valid MA Class D driver’s license and good driving record are required.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume by June 20, 2019 to Board of Selectmen, 2 Spring St., Marion, MA 02738 or by email to dpaiva@marionma.gov.

The Town of Marion is an equal opportunity employer

WASTEWATER FACILITY OPERATOR/MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Posted 6/3/2019

The Town of Sutton is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a Wastewater Facility Operator/Maintenance Technician. The successful applicant will report directly to the Sewer Superintendent and will perform a combination of duties as directed by the Sewer Superintendent. Those duties may include but are not limited to: performing laboratory tests associated with efficient facility operation of our sequencing batch reactors, performing laboratory tests consisting of collecting and testing samples, setting up instruments and equipment for analytical or research work, operation of laboratory equipment such as analytical balance, pH meter, D.O. meter and other equipment with the ability to conduct appropriate tests, maintaining test results and data sheets. A full job description is available upon request at 4 Uxbridge Road, Sutton MA.

Grade Four Municipal (4M) Wastewater License is required. The position is 40 hours plus benefits.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resume to: Donald Obuchowski, Sewer Superintendent, 4 Uxbridge Road, Sutton MA 01590 or email to d.obuchowski@town.sutton.ma.us no later than June 10, 2019. The Town of Sutton is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of disability.

Wastewater Operator Upper Blackstone Millbury Posted 5/30/2019

Upper Blackstone Clean Water is currently accepting resumes for a Wastewater Operator.  As one of New England’s largest clean water treatment plants, the facility provides biological nutrient removal treatment for flows originating in the greater Worcester area and also provides biosolids management using incineration for numerous Massachusetts communities.  Operators will be responsible for safely and reliably operating and maintaining WWTP facility processes and equipment including belt filter presses, multiple hearth incinerators, and a biological nutrient removal activated sludge system.  Ability to perform process control laboratory analysis and work with and understand SCADA is necessary. 

Salary based on education level and experience – college level coursework in a related field is desirable.  Holiday and weekend work is required.  Must pursue work with energy and drive.  Must have a valid driver’s license.  Excellent potential for growth.

Send resume to:  Liz Mailhot, Human Resources Manager, Upper Blackstone Clean Water, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527, emailhot@ubcleanwater.org

Wastewater Treatment Services – Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Operator Posted 5/17/2019

License required:  Grade2M or 4M

Wastewater Treatment Services (WTS), located in Raynham, MA, is seeking an onsite wastewater treatment operator.  WTS is a wastewater treatment management company which operates MA DEP Title 5 onsite treatment technologies in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  Candidate must have a WWTP Operator Grade 2M or 4M license, valid MA driver’s license, and be willing to travel throughout MA and RI to perform service on various systems.  Position is full time, Monday through Friday.  Benefits include company provided vehicle, vacation/personal/and sick time, health and dental insurance, short term disability and 401K. 

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Perform scheduled maintenance on various onsite wastewater treatment and dispersal technologies; including but not limited to:
    • Maintenance of mechanical onsite components
    • Perform onsite sampling and/or pull effluent samples and deliver to laboratory
    • Inform property owner of intended service visit, status of system, and any required actions
    • Enter site information into company online database
  • Perform system startups and fill out required manufacturer’s forms
  • Respond to alarm or specific onsite issues
  • Installation of onsite equipment

As our service group covers all of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, potential candidates anywhere within these two states are encouraged to apply.  Interested candidates should submit resumes to laurenu@jrsalesinc.com.


Maintenance Tech II- Leominster, MA  Posted 5/17/2019

Veolia North America is accepting applications for a Wastewater Maintenance Technician II at the Leominster wastewater treatment plant. A HS Diploma and industrial maintenance experience are required and a wastewater license is a plus.  Primary function involves maintenance services, installation or repairs in plumbing, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, installation, carpentry, painting or vehicle servicing. Also assists in inspections and performs mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic troubleshooting to determine repairs needed.

Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, may include weekends and 24 hour emergency on call . 

To apply, please send your resume to Paige.Robichau@veolia.com or apply directly on our careers page! 

Superintendent Sewer Department Templeton, MA Posted 5/16/2019

The Board of Sewer Commission is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Superintendent of Sewers.  Responsible for directing, administering, and coordinating the activities of the Sewer Department ensuring compliance with the regulations established by Local, State, and Federal Agencies.  Directs and supervises construction and maintenance projects relative to the sanitary sewer system, as well as the wastewater treatment facility.  Prepares, records and submits required State, Federal, and Local operating reports.  Prepares yearly operating budget. A Grade 6 or higher wastewater treatment plant operator’s license is required.  Must have 7 – 10 years of experience in wastewater treatment plant and sewer systems operations, of which at least three years shall be in a managerial or administrative position.  Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter with resume and employment application to Templeton Board of Sewer Commission, 33 Reservoir Street, Baldwinville,  MA  01436

Town application available at https://www.templetonma.gov/home/pages/job-opportunities

The position will be open until filled.

The Templeton Sewer Department is an EOE.

Templeton Board of Sewer Commission full-time Laborer position Posted 5/16/2019

Job Description:

  • This position is for a General Laborer.
  • Duties include but not limited to – Cleaning, landscaping, painting, assisting with operation and maintenance of wastewater plant, collection system, etc.
  • Working 8 hours a day and occasionally lifting heavy objects is required.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Must have valid driver’s license. (CDL License not required)

This is a union position.

 Please send cover letter with resume and employment application to Templeton Board of Sewer Commission, 33 Reservoir Street, Baldwinville, MA 01436. Town application available at www.templetonma.gov (click on Paid, Volunteer and Contract Opportunities).  The position will be open until filled, with first reviews beginning as applications are received.  The Templeton Sewer Department is an EOE.

Laborer – Millbury, MA Posted 5/10/2019

The Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District has an opening for a Laborer.  Candidates will perform general tasks of a simple or routine nature.   Duties will include performing building maintenance tasks including but not limited to:  preparing surfaces for refinishing and painting; cleaning building areas, floors, hallways, and restrooms; washing, waxing and polishing floors; washing windows, walls, and woodwork.   Performs grounds maintenance; cuts grass, weeds and brush; trims bushes and trees; rakes grass, leaves and trash; seeds and cares for lawn and ornamental plantings. Removes snow and ice from walkways, driveways, parking areas and buildings and equipment as needed.  Collects and disposes of trash.  This is a full-time position.  Send cover letter and resume to:  Liz Mailhot, SHRM-CP, Upper Blackstone Clean Water, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527-2199, E-mail: emailhot@ubcleanwater.org, Phone: (508) 755-1286 – ext #32

NEIWPCC – Information Officer – Certification and Renewals Posted 5/8/2019
Lowell, MA

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented candidate to serve as a project manager to coordinate the Massachusetts Wastewater Certification and Renewal Program for new wastewater operator licensees and coordinate the Massachusetts Title 5 Certification Renewal and Training Program.   

Refer to www.neiwpcc.org for full position description. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and short writing sample by May 31, 2019 via email to jobs@neiwpcc.org. In the email subject line, please reference position # 19-Lowell-001. No phone calls please.

Marion WPCF MA GRADE 4-M POSITION Posted 4/30/2019

Applications are being accepted for a MA Grade 4-M Licensed Municipal WPCF operator for a full-time position in a SBR wastewater treatment facility.  

Requirements for applicants include, but are not limited to: must be in good physical condition with the ability to lift and carry 50+ lbs upstairs; be on-call for emergencies due to treatment or collections system break-downs, SSO’s, major weather events, etc. as needed, as well as during weekend duties on a rotating basis (normally, though not always, every third weekend).  Scheduled weekend on-call duty earns a stipend.  Duties include, but are not limited to, WPCF and Collection system operations and maintenance in accordance with the plant NPDES permit and CMOM requirements and emergency after-hours work as needed.

Some experience (mechanical, plumbing, WW treatment, SCADA concepts) is preferred but not required.  Attention will be given to a solid work history with a good attendance record.  A valid MA Class D driver’s license and good driving record are required.

The starting rate is $23.28/hr (Step 1 increases to $23.97/hr July 1, 2019).  Benefits include: Paid TCH training, WWTPO License stipend, medical benefits available, earned vacation time, earned sick pay, personal days, longevity pay, uniforms, boot allowance and earned retirement benefits.

Send resume to Town of Marion DPW-Sewer Department, P.O. Box 1050  Marion, MA 02738, or as a Word (.doc) or .pdf document attached to an email and sent to fcooper@marionma.gov.

Haverhill – Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Posted 4/30/2019

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week (Assigned shift)

SALARY: $20.44-$25.79 per hour (According to contractual salary schedule)

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Operate wastewater treatment processes and equipment, sludge processing and disposal equipment to control flow and processing of wastewater, sludge, and effluent. 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the supervision of the shift Senior Operator, the Senior Relief Operator or the Operator working out of class.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must have at least four (4) years full-time paid experience in positions of increasing responsibility in the operation of wastewater, industrial waste, or water treatment plants or similar related operational experience.  Applicant must possess and maintain in good standing a Massachusetts Treatment Plant Operator License of grade 4 or higher.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Frequent strenuous physical effort required; ability to lift and carry on a frequent and continuous basis, weights of 50 to 75 pounds.    Ability to use and wear personal protective equipment and clothing such as hearing protection, eye protection, foot and hand protection, and respiratory protection.   Attendance is mandatory. 

CLOSING DATE: Friday, May 17, 2019

SUBMIT COVER LETTER,   RESUME AND APPLICATION TO: City of Haverhill 4 Summer Street Room 306 Haverhill, MA 01830                                      

APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT: http://www.haverhillma.gov/departments/human_resources/job_opportunities.php

Application can be saved and sent as attachment when applying online.  Email should be sent to hrd@cityofhaverhill.com.  PLEASE REFERENCE JOB #2019-016 WHEN APPLYING ONLINE.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Mechanic Position Warren MA Posted 4/24/2019

The Town Warren Board of Sewer Commissioners is accepting applications for its Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Mechanic position. Salary is in accordance with the Town’s current wage classification plan. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED and have or obtain a Massachusetts Certified Grade 3 Operator License within six months of hire. A class B Commercial Driver’s License is desirable. Job descriptions are available at the Warren Wastewater Treatment Plant, 2527 Main Street, West Warren, MA 01092. The position will remain open until filled. Warren is an EOE. Contact: Shawn Romanski, 413-436-5796, romanski@warren-ma.gov

South Essex Sewerage District, Salem, MA Posted 4/24/2019

Seeks qualified applicants for the position of:

Maintenance Equipment Operator

Maintenance Helper

Electrician

Wastewater Department – OPERATIONS and COLLECTION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN Posted 4/8/2019

Kingston, MA is accepting Applications for an Operations and Collection Systems Technician with a MA Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation’s License, Grade IV, or higher.  Primary function involves the daily inspection and monitoring of the Pump Stations and collection system. Maintains daily logs associated with these inspections. Also assists in daily monitoring and inspection of all plant facilities, including pumps, tanks and structures and grounds as directed by the Superintendent or Assistant Chief Operator. Reports all problems to the Superintendent or Assistant Chief Operator and discusses appropriate remedial actions in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

Reports all complaints by collection system users ensures that problems are corrected and resolved as directed by the Superintendent or Assistant Chief Operator.

To view the full job description please visit www.kingstonmass.org. Qualified applicants should complete the Town of Kingston employment application found on the Town website under Human Resources and submit their résumé. Application materials can be emailed to personnel@kingstonmass.org, mailed to the Town of Kingston Town House Attn: Human Resources, or hand delivered. The Town of Kingston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Position is accepting applications until an offer is made.

LEAD MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Water Pollution Control Facility Posted 4/4/2019

The Town of Wareham’s Human Resources Office, on behalf of the Water Pollution Control Facility, is accepting applications for the Lead Maintenance Technician. This is a full time position, including Saturdays and Sundays. Salary in accordance with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Education: High School Graduate or equivalent with minimum of five years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Requirements: Must possess Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License, Grade V or higher, or the ability to obtain one and a Massachusetts Class B motor vehicle operator’s license. Ability to exercise independent judgment in the operation and maintenance of the Water Pollution Control Facility, pumping stations and collection systems is a must. Subject to CORI/SORI, pre-employment physical and drug test.

Duties: Responsible for: scheduling preventive and corrective maintenance; administering the facility maintenance management program; participating in department activities in compliance with the Town’s NPDES permit, including sampling testing and interpretation; responsible for sludge, residuals and effluent disposal.

Please submit letter of interest and resume to the Human Resources Director: Dorene M. Allen-England, Esq. Memorial Town Hall  54 Marion Road  Wareham, MA 02571  Dallen-england@wareham.ma.us

Woodard and Curran Wastewater Operations Internship – R00861 Boston Posted 3/28/2019

Our O&M Intern will work closely with our skilled staff at our projects to learn and understand what is involved with the daily operation and maintenance of a pump station. Duties will vary, this is a great opportunity to gain hands-on plant experience while being exposed to the general aspects of administration, compliance, finance, operation & maintenance, safety, technology, and treatment.

Our internships are a paid, we will expect you to take part in regular safety training, team meetings, and truly become part of our team.

Woodard & Curran is an equal opportunity employer.

Woodard & Curran is a Drug-Free Work Place.

Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position, please use the following URL: 

https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=19946c643e2c63e0ec185a7431b60f3a

Woodard & Curran O&M Technician 2 – R00860 Boston Posted 2/28/2019

The successful candidate, under supervision of out Plant Manager, will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of water plant, wastewater treatment plant and remote pump station equipment, including Septic Tank Effluent Pump Systems and have the ability to operate water or wastewater treatment plant, pump stations.  Performs skilled, journeyman-level work in monitoring, repairing and controlling the functioning of plant equipment and processes.  Under general direction of Field Services Supervisor, works independently to repair water mains, unclog sewers, interact with customers, troubleshoot water quality problems, and check water meter accuracy.

     * Operate, maintain and monitor any collection pipelines or distribution network and all associated components, especially pumping stations.

     * Daily inspection of operating sites.

     * Maintains communications with project personnel. 

     * Performs preventive and corrective maintenance activities and operations data gathering and data entry, report generation, including entering data for preparing the Monthly Operating Report (MOR).

     * Performs assigned tasks to ensure timely and cost-effective service to meet budget.

     * Complies with all company Health and Safety procedures and policies.

     * Coordinates with plant personnel, and follows established administrative, safety, operating, and maintenance policies.

     * Provide O&M operator shift coverage at the Union Park Pump Station facility when requested

     * The list of duties is not intended to be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned as needed.

What will you need to succeed?

     * Proficiency with computers, including an ability to work with: SCADA, Microsoft Word, Excel, Maintenance Management Programs, and other site-specific systems.

     * High School Graduate or equivalent.

     * Minimum 5 years of professional experience in the operation and maintenance of a water, wastewater or CSO treatment facilities.

     * Possess and maintain, Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License or the ability to pass a test within 6 months of accepting the position.

     * Possess a valid Driver’s License for Massachusetts.

     * Ability to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place.  Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. To apply for this position, please use the following URL:

https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=a7a2a364c9c696aa2ffa653a91d9d869

Mass Maritime Sewage Treatment Plant Operator Posted 3/28/2019

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Please note, this is a non-benefitted, part-time (20 hours/week), temporary/contract position

General Statement of Duties: Responsible for Incumbents of positions in this series operate sewage treatment plant equipment;  make minor repairs to equipment; collect and test sewage samples; monitor control panels and adjust valves and gates; record data regarding sewage treatment plants operations; and perform related work as required. The basic purpose of this work is to operate a sewage treatment plant.

Sewage Treatment Plant Operators work under exposure to adverse weather conditions and raw sewage and the harmful effects of toxic fumes, gases, chemicals and excessive noise; climb stairs and ladders and lift and carry heavy objects; work varied shifts, weekends, holidays, nights; and are subject to a standby (on call) work status.

Qualifications: Knowledge of the standard methods, materials and procedures followed in sewage treatment plant operation, repair and maintenance. Knowledge of the types and uses of: equipment used in a sewage treatment plant, safety practices and procedures followed in sewage treatment, terminology, symbols and standard abbreviations used in sewage treatment, small hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, etc., hand-held power tools such as power saws, drills, hammers, etc., skill in the use of precision measuring devices and instruments such as gauges, wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, power saws, drills, hammers, etc.

Ability to: follow oral and written instructions, understand, explain and apply the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, specifications, standards and guidelines governing assigned unit activities, maintain accurate records, assemble items of information in accordance with established procedures, lead a group of workers, establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others, lift and carry heavy objects, climb high stairs and ladders, and physical stamina and endurance.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of waste water treatment and the various types of waste water treatment facilities.

Applicant’s must have at least (A) one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in the operation, maintenance and/or repair of mechanical, electrical and related equipment in a water or sewage treatment plant, stationary power plant or pumping station, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: A certificate of completion of a program in waste water treatment from a recognized school above the high school level may be substituted for the required experience.*

*Education toward such a certificate will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

Special Requirements: Grade 4 Waste Water License.

Salary: $18/hour Area of Assignment: Operations & Maintenance

Supervision Received: Staff Assistant, and as assigned by the Chief Engineer

Shift & Days Off: 20 hours/week. Ability to work varied work schedules and shifts based on assignment

and the needs of the Department/College.

Start date: ASAP

Deadline for applications: Open Until Filled. To apply, please submit the following documents: cover letter, resume, MMA application, Affirmative Action form, and contact information of three (3) professional references. These forms are located on the employment link under Human Resources on the MMA website: www.maritime.edu. Application materials may be saved, attached, and sent electronically to hr@maritime.edu . Alternatively, submit application materials by USPS to: Human Resources

Department, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532. Finalist must complete a drug screening, physical and background check. MMA is an AA/EEO employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

MMA is an AA/EEO/Veteran/Disabled employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply

Title 5 Inspector Ipswich MA Posted 3/22/2019

D.F. Clark, Inc., located in Ipswich, MA, is a small, team-oriented company with 35 years of experience in all aspects of the Title 5 industry. We are seeking a full-time Title 5 Inspector with a minimum five years of experience to complete our team.

Duties will include:     Title 5 Inspections, Small system repairs,       Camera inspections, And related tasks.

Requirements: Minimum of five years’ experience, Licensed inspector with current CEU’s, Hydraulic license 2A, Ability to work independently.

Benefits:  Health Insurance, Vacation, 401 K Retirement Plan

Please email your resume to: info@dfclark.com

Operations Supervisor Field Point WWTF RI Posted 3/21/2019

Shift: Wed. 11 AM – 7 PM; Th. 7 PM – 3 AM; Fri./Sat.  3 PM – 3 AM 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides day to day supervision and direction to subordinate skilled and semi-skilled unionized personnel involved in 7 day/24 hour, computer controlled, and continuous process operations involving wastewater treatment facilities, equipment, vehicles, buildings and grounds in conformance to all applicable NBC/state and Federal regulatory /permit guidelines.  Directs and trains subordinate staff in daily operations and preventative maintenance of NBC wastewater treatment, pumping and monitoring facilities. Sets priorities, renders operational advice, makes daily assignments, interprets policy, and resolves issues/ problems (e.g.: personnel, union grievances, coverage, operational safety, etc.)  Is management’s representative during off-shifts.  Ensures all work is performed in accordance with NBC policy guidelines, operational SOP’s, State & Federal Permit requirements, safety procedures and the union collective bargaining agreement.   Trains and retrains employees.  May work a rotating shift schedule, as required.  Performs other duties as assigned, within skill and experience capabilities.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED required. College coursework in environmental sciences, engineering, and/or management preferred. Completion of specialized wastewater training is desirable.  Minimum of 3 years experience in the operation and maintenance of a secondary, activated sludge wastewater treatment facility is required.

Special Requirements: Within one year of appointment must possess a Grade III certification license for wastewater treatment operators or a valid Grade III Operator-in-training certificate.  Must posses a valid Rhode Island driver’s license. Practical knowledge of the methods, equipment techniques and computer inputs used in wastewater treatment systems, and current Federal, State & Local regulatory requirement as applied to wastewater treatment facilities and operations.

SEND RESUME OR APPLICATION TO:

The Narragansett Bay Commission

Human Resources Office

One Service Road

Providence, RI  02905

TEL: 401-461-8848/ TTY:  (RI Relay Operator):  711

FAX:  401-461-2242

or e-mail hr@narrabay.com. E-mailed resumes must be in MS Word Format.

Clear Water Industries – Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Operator Posted 3/16/2019

Required license – Grade 4M

Clear Water Industries, LLC (CWI) located in Ipswich, MA is seeking an onsite wastewater treatment operator.  CWI is an onsite wastewater management company which operates Title 5 onsite treatment technologies in Massachusetts.

 Along with having a Grade 4M certification, the candidate must have experience in trouble shooting control panel operations and sewerage ejector pumps, a valid MA driver’s license, and be willing to travel throughout Massachusetts to perform scheduled maintenance on the various systems and to respond to alarm events as required.  Position is full time, Monday through Friday along with sharing in emergency on call rotation.   Benefits include company provided vehicle, vacation, sick time, health insurance, and 401K.

Responsibilities include:

Perform scheduled maintenance for onsite treatment systems and lift stations to include: Maintenance of onsite components, effluent sampling as required.  Fill out appropriate paper work and submit to office for processing.

Candidates should send resumes to  Caryl at cburridge@clearwaterindustries.com

TOWN OF HARDWICK – WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR Posted 3/15/2019

The Town of Hardwick, MA is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. This Operator will participate in the operation of all plant treatment processes. Responsibilities include operating pumps, motors, blowers, chemical feed systems, preventative and corrective maintenance and performing basic laboratory analysis, sample collection and process control for an extended aeration and SBR facility. The Operator works under the general direction of the Superintendent of Wastewater Pollution Control.  Requirements: high school diploma or equivalent, a valid MA driver’s license, a valid MA grade 4M Wastewater Operators license or the ability to secure this license in 6 months. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions; read operations manuals and good verbal skills. Experience with the operation and maintenance of extended aeration and SBR treatment processes a plus. Position is 40 hours/week with rotational weekend, holiday and on call coverage required.  For consideration, send cover letter and resume to Theresa Cofske, Town Administrator, P.O. Box 575, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA 01031 or by email to admin@townofhardwick.com

Operator Springfield MA Posted 3/14/2019

Under the general direction of Plant Manager, responsible for the day-to-day operation, maintenance and repair of the wastewater treatment plant equipment, pump stations, lift stations and performs related work as required.

Responsible for operating water and wastewater treatment plant equipment on a shift basis. Duties include, but are not limited to: operating, on a permanent or rotating basis, assigned treatment plant equipment; obtaining and recording, either in writing or by data entry, the readings of meters and gauges; daily inspections and maintenance of assigned equipment; cleans console; removes debris from equipment; sampling liquid streams, preparing reports and records pertaining to equipment operation and related matters.Required Skills

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Associates degree in related field is preferred. Experience may be substituted for formal education.
  • Valid Driver”s License and the ability to meet risk management guidelines is required.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of wastewater treatment plant operations.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of collection system operations and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize the materials, methods, tools and equipment used in the construction, maintenance and operation of wastewater treatment systems.
  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to wastewater system operations.
  • Knowledge and ability to analyze data and maintain computer records.
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform standard laboratory sampling and testing.
  • Available for stand-by duty and emergencies as needed.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as chemical dosing, flow calculations, pipe or tank capacity.
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and factual variables.

Required Experience

  • Two (2) to Five (5) years experience in wastewater treatment operations.
  • Mass Grade III or higher Wastewater Treatment Certification as required by facility being operated, or the ability to obtain within 1 year
  • Mass Collection System Grade I desirable.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

Apply at: https://suezna-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=2832&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993873&company_id=30110&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_US-MA&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=Or contact: matthew.lapointe@suez.com

Part-Time Weekend Laboratory Technician Posted 3/14/2019

The Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District is a MA Grade 7 Wastewater Treatment Plant in Millbury, currently accepting resumes for a part-time, weekend Laboratory Technician.  Qualified candidates will perform bacteriological and chemical tests and analysis and complete basic analyses in connection with wastewater treatment.  Duties will include collection of wastewater samples, preparing reagents and glassware, use of laboratory instrumentation, and entering laboratory results into a database or spreadsheet program.  AnAssociate’s Degreerelated to environmental science or related studies is required.  A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred – students are welcome to apply.  We will train.  Prior work in laboratory environment is preferred.  This is a part-time weekend position working one day with the possibility of two weekend days per week.  A valid driver’s license is required.

Send cover letter and resume to:  Liz Mailhot, SHRM-CP, Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527-2199, E-mail: emailhot@ubwpad.org, Phone: (508) 755-1286 – ext #32

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Northbridge MA Posted 2/23/2019

The Town of Northbridge seeks candidates for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. The position is 40 hours at a rate of $20.40 and requires experience in wastewater treatment/wastewater collection systems; ability to obtain a MA Class B CDL; MA Grade 4M Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License; and a MA Class 2B Hoisting License within the first year of employment. Call 508-234-2154 for the position description and application.  Send cover letter, resume, and application to:  Supt. Mark Kuras, Northbridge Town Hall, 7 Main Street, Whitinsville, MA 01588.  Position will remain open until filled.

The Templeton, MA Board of Sewer Commission is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Superintendent of Sewers. Posted 2/19/2019

Responsible for directing, administering, and coordinating the activities of the Sewer Department ensuring compliance with the regulations established by Local, State, and Federal Agencies. Directs and supervises construction and maintenance projects relative to the sanitary sewer system, as well as the wastewater treatment facility. Prepares, records and submits required State, Federal, and Local operating reports. Prepares yearly operating budget.  A Grade 6 or higher wastewater treatment plant operator’s license is required.  Additionally, applicants must have 7 – 10 years of experience in wastewater treatment plant and sewer systems operations, of which at least three years shall be in a managerial or administrative position. Salary commensurate with experience.  Please send cover letter with resume and employment application to Templeton Board of Sewer Commission, 33 Reservoir Street, Baldwinville, MA 01436. Town application available at www.templeton1.org (click on Paid, Volunteer and Contract Opportunities).  The position will be open until filled, with first reviews beginning as applications are received.  The Templeton Sewer Department is an EOE.

City of Lowell Maintenance Superintendent (2800-PG3, 2609) WWTP Posted 2/14/2019

SUMMARY: Efficiently maintain the Wastewater Treatment Facility and Collection System in a cost effective manner and comply with all Federal, State and Local Regulations and Laws by Training, scheduling, and monitoring staff; enforcing standards and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Oversees maintenance department by supervising all maintenance personnel; scheduling and assigning employees and following up on work results.
  • Maintains the Maintenance Division by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing standards and procedures. Comply with Federal, State, and Local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements and advising upper management on needed action
  • Ensures operation of plant and collection equipment by developing and enforcing preventive maintenance programs; studying manufacturer’s instructions; establishing repair and installation policies and procedures; troubleshooting malfunctions; coordinating trades people; maintaining equipment and parts inventory; evaluating new equipment and techniques; recommending equipment purchases and replacements; maintains integrity and safety of the Utility’s vehicle fleet.
  • Identifies management and employee concerns by surveying environmental, operations, and occupational conditions; holding and attending Staff Meetings; surveying and interfacing with employees.
  • Determines service equipment and personnel requirements by conducting inspections.
  • Maintains clean working environment by assigning housekeeping, custodial and landscaping duties.
  • Achieves financial objectives by working within and monitoring the maintenance budget; Scheduling and analyzing for cost effectiveness; writes specifications for contracts to be bid; participates in the City’s procurement process.
  • Maintains maintenance department cohesiveness by setting policy and goals for collection system work, maintenance work, and preventive maintenance; enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Maintains maintenance staff by recruiting, interviewing, selecting, orientating and training employees.
  • Maintains maintenance staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; participates in the disciplinary process; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, seminars, courses, or conferences; reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Coordinate facility efforts by interfacing with Operations and Engineering Divisions; exchanging information and scheduling mutual projects; managing assigned contractor activities.
  • Maintains maintenance effectiveness by setting department goals; coordinating department functions; evaluating department functions for effectiveness.
  • Coordinate with other City departments by interfacing with other City Departments; availing needed resources
  • Order and track supplies and spare parts by maintaining records and usages; conferring with Maintenance Supervisor, Head Electrician, Instrumentation Electrician, and Collection System Supervisor; tracking amounts used
  • Keeps Executive Director informed by reviewing, analyzing and summarizing information; identifying trends; submitting written reports
  • Maintains safe working environment by establishing and enforcing safety rules, regulations, and procedures; attending safety seminars; acting on reported safety concerns; required to be a member of the Utility’s Safety Group; following the Safety Groups recommendations.
  • Maintains historical records by filing and compiling logs, reports, records, charts, and related documents; managing Utility’s CMMS Program
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree (B.A) from four-year college or university preferred but not required. Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of the maintenance and operation, process control, administration, and engineering of a large modern wastewater treatment facility. Comprehensive knowledge and considerable experience of modern principles and practices of public administration, managerial experience, project management experience and budgeting experience as it relates to and is applied to the management of a large maintenance division. Knowledge of the laws and regulations concerning labor negotiation and collective bargaining contract administration.

Demonstrates an ability to manage, direct and supervise the Maintenance Division and maintenance activities on a large scale and in a coordinated and efficient manner. Knowledge of United States Environmental Protection (EPA) and Mass Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) permit requirements, laws, rules, and regulations. Ability to establish effective working relationships with subordinates, representatives of the City and the public. Initiative and resourcefulness in handling general administrative problems.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Driver’s license required. Wastewater Operator’s License, Commercial Driver’s License, Hoist/Hydraulic

The City of Lowell is a smoke and drug free employer and requires a physical with drug screen and CORI, post offer.

Qualified/interested individuals send resume and application to the Human Relations

Office, Mary Callery, HR Manager, Rm 19 ~ City Hall, Lowell, MA 01852 by 4:00 PM on: Deadline ~ February 28, 2019 Applicants may also send resume and/or application to fax 978-446-7102 or cityjobs@lowellma.gov

EOE/AA/504 EmployerCertified Wastewater Assistant Project Manager, Woonsocket, RI Posted 2/13/2019As Assistant Project Manager (APM), you will have the chance to work with project leadership and staff to assist in supervising daily Operation & Maintenance (O&M) activities as well as working with the Project Manager to learn O&M systems and tools to provide superior client support. Working with other members of our team you will organize and direct the operations, maintenance modification, and improvement of one or more wastewater treatment plants and appurtenant facilities. You will also have the opportunity to: analyze operational process control procedures, maintenance procedures, and institute changes when necessary to achieve full compliance with all regulatory agency water quality and solids disposal requirements as defined in the service contract with the client; be responsible for accurate operational records and prepare reports required by the client, all regulatory agencies, and facility manager; work closely with all employees at the project site and will establish cooperative relationships with subordinates, vendors, contractors, and all others contacted during work assignments; and assume responsibility of facility manager in the absence of the Project Manager. This is a position which you will be groomed for the next step of assuming a Project Management position in the Company. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone like you.Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Six (6) plus years of experience in the operation and maintenance of water or wastewater facilities, four (4) of which must have been at the supervisory level
  • Rhode Island Wastewater Grade 4 or sufficient experience and education to obtain within 1 year
  • Proficient with financial budgeting and reports, specifically experience preparing operational reports for both internal and external clients
  • Proficient in team building, motivation, conflict resolution and problem solving
  • Ability to operate SCADA systems and other computerized equipment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Valid driver’s license with no major infractions

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

To apply: https://www.ch2mcareers.com/job/19000079_US_WOO_en_US/north-america/Rhode-Island/Woonsocket/Certified-Wastewater-Assistant-Project-Manager-Woonsocket-RI?Woodard and Curran, Inc. Water Senior Technical Manager – R00818 Portland Maine Posted 2/13/2019

Overview: Woodard & Curran is offering a unique opportunity to join our team in one of our New England or New York offices providing high quality water engineering services to municipal and industrial clients throughout the region and across the nation. The successful candidate will be a motivated, experienced, innovative, growth oriented professional with an ability to lead multi-discipline project teams from the concept, final design, construction phases, start-up, and operations of facilities. You will have the ability to mentor staff and routinely support clients, and will have the opportunity to work seamlessly with our integrated operations and SCADA teams to help you deliver a better product.

Responsibilities: The selected candidate will primarily provide engineering expertise to lead or support drinking water projects, however experience with wastewater and storm water applications is valuable. This position will have an opportunity to direct and collaborate with a team of mid and junior level staff and work closely with our existing experts and management team. The ideal candidate is an energetic, technically focused manager with strong experience in drinking water facility design and construction, the study and planning phases of infrastructure improvements, and is familiar with a broad range of issues related to supply, treatment and distribution of potable water. The candidate will lead the technical delivery of multiple projects and must be familiar with local regulators and be able to support marketing and proposal efforts, as appropriate.

Essential Duties:

     * Acts as the technical lead for projects, including leading the interaction with other disciplines necessary to deliver the work.

     * Provide coaching and mentorship of staff and engage in the career development of the Practice team members

     * Supports Project Manager and/or directly manages the technical delivery of projects, including developing innovative approaches and technical strategies with the Practice Leaders.

     * Prepares and delivers presentations to internal and/or external clients/professional associations.

     * Working closely with Practice Leaders to engage in the marketplace and identify technical market trends

     * Participate in external and internal committees, presentations, and publications.

     * Work with the Practice Leaders to identify training programs for the staff members of the Practice.

Qualifications:

     * The successful candidate should have technical and/or project management expertise in the field of civil and environmental engineering and have in-depth understanding of the engineering concepts associated with all types of municipal water systems including distribution system hydraulic modeling, water treatment processes and distribution systems infrastructure.

     * Well versed in state and federal regulations regarding water treatment and distribution systems.

     * Knowledgeable in state bidding laws and funding programs.

     * Up to date on the latest advances in technology, regulatory trends, equipment and processes.

     * 12+ years of engineering experience.

     * B.S. Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering,

     * Registered Professional Engineer.

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place.

Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF OPERATIONSSOUTH ESSEX SEWERAGE DISTRICT, 50 Fort Avenue, Salem, MA Posted 2/13/2019

General Statement of Duties:

Assists the Superintendent of Operations in the operation of all facilities. In the absence of the Superintendent of Operations assumes all operational authority and duties. Exercises direct authority over all operational functions and personnel in accordance with approved policies and procedures.  Assists in preparing the annual budget and managing and keeping expenditures within budget. Assists in developing work schedules and setting priorities.

Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience

An Associate of Science (AS) or Applied Science (AAS) degree (with at least 10 credit hours of math and/or science) and at least four (4) years of progressively increasing experience in a Massachusetts Grade 6 activated sludge wastewater treatment facility including at least two (2) years supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. For a candidate with a B.S. in science or engineering degree, the 4 year requirement is reduced to 2 years and the 2 year requirement is reduced to 1 year. All degrees must be from accredited colleges or universities.

Licenses

Massachusetts Grade 6 wastewater Operators License

Massachusetts drivers license Class D

ANNUAL SALARY RANGE $83,969.00 to $91,122.00             (Starting pay rate commensurate with qualifications and experience) 

To obtain the application information and submittal requirements package for this position, contact Anita Runne’ at 978-744-4550 ext. 158 or by email at arunne@sesd.com.  The District has a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.  EOE

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY LEADER  SOUTH ESSEX SEWERAGE DISTRICT, 50 Fort Avenue, Salem, MA Posted 2/13/2019

Definition: Directs and oversees all activities related to safety and environmental health at all of the District’s facilities and assets. Develops and maintains all safety programs, safety policies and related activities to ensure compliance with all applicable safety regulations, laws, policies and procedures. Assists the Technical Support Division on other assignments as directed.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Engineering, Chemistry or related field. Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in a safety related position developing and managing safety and environmental programs in an industrial, utility or manufacturing facility environment.

Additional Requirements

  • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License
  • Professional certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

Highly Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • OSHA 30 Certification
  • Prior experience working in a water or wastewater treatment facility
  • Computer based training development

ANNUAL SALARY RANGE $83,969.00 to $91,122.00             (Starting pay rate commensurate with qualifications and experience) 

To obtain the application information and submittal requirements package for this position, contact Anita Runne’ at 978-744-4550 ext. 158 or by email at arunne@sesd.com.  The District has a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.  EOE

Woodard and Curran, Inc. Wastewater Operator/Technician – R00801  North Haven CT Posted 2/7/2019 

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:

 At Woodard & Curran, there’s nothing we love more than a tough engineering challenge. We handle a wide range of water and environmental issues—solving complex problems with creativity and tenacity. That’s how we make a difference to our clients, people, and planet. Our company was founded on a simple concept: provide a safe and enjoyable place to work with opportunity, integrity, and commitment, and we will attract talented people. Those people are at the heart of our firm, solving some of the most pressing water and environmental challenges for our clients.

Woodard & Curran draws on the experience of hundreds of certified operators across the country, backed by the knowledge and skills of hundreds more engineers, scientists, and regulatory experts, to quickly tackle the most challenging operational issues and keep treatment plants running efficiently and in full compliance.  Woodard & Curran also aids employees in earning, upgrading, and keeping their certifications within the industry.

Responsibilities:

Regularly participates in the daily tasks involving the operations and maintenance of an Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Groundwater Extraction Systems as directed by the Plant Manager. The facility operates 24/7, so the applicant must be willing to work rotations on weekends, holidays, and/or night shift hours as scheduled.

Qualifications:

     * OSHA 40hr. HAZWOPR certification, or the ability to obtain within 2 months, a must.

     * Connecticut Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License Class 1 or the ability to obtain through the operator’s exam or reciprocity a must.

     * A valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator’s license.

     * Working knowledge of the principles, procedures, methods, equipment, materials, and tools employed in the operation’ and maintenance of Wastewater Treatment and Groundwater extraction Systems.

     * Thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions involved in wastewater treatment work.

     * Knowledge of computer applications and possess basic computer skills.

     * Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place.  Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Water Pollution Control Town of Barnstable, MA Posted 2/4/2019

Skilled technical work in the operation and maintenance of the municipal wastewater treatment plant and collection system; all other duties as assigned.  High school diploma and at least three years’ experience in municipal wastewater operations; or advanced technical training in plant operations or a related field and one year of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  CDL Class B driver’s license required.  A current grade 4 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators certificate required.  Current Massachusetts Class 1-B Hoisting License.  Current Massachusetts Class 2-B Excavating License.  Current Massachusetts Class 3-A Electric and Air License.  Certificate in CPR and First Aid administration preferred.  Knowledge of the principles and operating procedures of wastewater treatment plants and sanitary sewer systems.  Knowledge of chemical impacts and reactions for a variety of chemicals associated with wastewater collection and treatment.  Working knowledge of the materials, methods and techniques of wastewater treatment, and of state and federal pollution control regulations.  Ability to take samples and perform routine laboratory tests. Ability to maintain and repair the machinery and equipment of wastewater treatment operations. Ability to perform heavy physical labor under adverse conditions.  Good mathematical skills needed to compute ratios and monitor chemical levels; basic computer skills preferred.  $1,021.12 weekly + benefits.  For more information and to apply, please visit www.townofbarnstable.us by 2/19.19.  AA/EOE
CITY OF MARLBOROUGH DPW ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER – UTILITIES Posted 1/30/2019

The City of Marlborough is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Commissioner of Utilities in the Department of Public Works.  This position is appointed by and under the administrative direction of the Commissioner of Public Works.

Responsibilities: Supervises the day to day operations of the Department of Public Works, with direct oversight provided to the personnel and operations within the Water & Sewer Division, Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant (EWTP), Westerly Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), Water Treatment Plant (WTP), Chemistry Laboratory,  Municipal Solid Waste and Residential Solid Waste Drop-off Facility; meets daily with division management and visits off-site facilities; discusses and solves personnel, technical, and other problems as they arise; schedules work assignments through division management; monitors the status of on-going projects and makes inspections for compliance with plans and schedules; in conjunction with the Commissioner and division management, develops the budgets for the Water & Sewer Division, EWTP, WWTP, and WTP, Chemistry Laboratory; assists the Commissioner in the preparation of the department’s capital outlay and capital program; and is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all aspects of responsible charge. 

Plans seasonal and long-range work programs; estimates program costs; estimates materials, equipment, and staff needed to perform functions; reviews all division repair, construction, and maintenance projects to determine efficient use of equipment, materials and staff; oversees the department’s industrial pre-treatment program  and cross connection program; oversees and administers contract bidding for certain annual and capital projects including, but not limited to, chemicals and replacement parts; manages and participates in the maintenance of the water distribution and sewer collection systems; administers grants; responsible for meeting reporting requirements associated with federal and state permits; handles personnel disciplinary matters involving members of the department’s four (4) collective bargaining unions; investigates and resolves complaints or problems from city officials and the public regarding public works services and facilities in a professional and timely manner; attends and represents the department as appropriate at public meetings; prepares and presents recommendations to various boards, and committees at the local, state and federal levels. Oversees special projects as assigned by Commissioner and shall act in the place of the Commissioner during absence. Position requires work outside normal business hours to perform duties and may be contacted at home at any time to respond to important situations and emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in civil or sanitary engineering or related field; registration as a professional civil or sanitary engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts preferred; seven years of progressively responsible experience in civil or municipal public works construction, maintenance, engineering, and/or administration; or any equivalent combination of education and experience; Grade 2 Water Operator’s License or the ability to obtain same within 6 months of appointment; Grade 3 or 4 Water Operator’s License preferred; a valid motor vehicle operator’s license; proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite Munis, and Professional software applications; permanent place of residence within a 15 mile radius of the department’s municipal garage within 6 months of employment. 

Date of Posting: January 30, 2019

Salary: $93,341.94 – $104,997.88

Please forward cover letter and a resume to:

Human Resources Department

City of Marlborough

140 Main Street

Marlborough, MA 01752

humanresources@marlborough-ma.gov 

Position will remain open until filled.

The City of Fitchburg, MA DPW – Wastewater Division’s Wastewater Treatment/Operations Group Senior Wastewater Operator Posted 1/25/2019

The position requires a Massachusetts Grade VI Wastewater Operator License. The position is with the City of Fitchburg’s Easterly Wastewater Treatment Facility (located at 24 Lanides Lane, Fitchburg, MA  01420).

Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the Plant Superintendent, the Senior Wastewater Operator is responsible for shift operation and control of a complex and advanced wastewater treatment facility. General responsibilities are to direct and assist a number of operational assistants in the operation of advanced wastewater treatment processes to obtain targeted operating results and to maintain treatment plant compliance.

Interested qualified applicants can find the complete job posting and job description on the City of Fitchburg’s “Job Opportunities” page, of the City’s website, at: http://www.fitchburgma.gov/jobs.aspx

The City’s Department of Human Resources (T:  978 – 829 – 1809) can assist interested qualified applicants in completing the required application document.

Woodard and Curran, Inc. Enfield CT  Wastewater Project Engineer 1 – R00708  Posted 1/24/2019

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:  At Woodard & Curran, there’s nothing we love more than a tough engineering challenge. We handle a wide range of water and environmental issues—solving complex problems with creativity and tenacity. That’s how we make a difference to our clients, people, and planet. Our company was founded on a simple concept: provide a safe and enjoyable place to work with opportunity, integrity, and commitment, and we will attract talented people. Those people are at the heart of our firm, solving some of the most pressing water and environmental challenges for our clients. ​

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will have technical expertise in the field of environmental engineering and have an understanding of the engineering concepts associated with wastewater treatment, solids removal and handling, nutrient removal technologies, and process piping; and a working knowledge of wastewater operational methods. Experience or understanding of treatment chemistry will be a plus. The candidate will have experience preparing engineering reports, contract documents for construction, and overseeing construction of work design.

Qualifications:

     * 4-6 years of engineering experience.

     * B.S. Degree in Civil or Environmental or Chemical Engineering.

     * Licensed Professional Engineer

In addition, this position will require experience in the following supervisory and project engineering duties:

     * Coordinating the work of engineers and developing and monitoring project schedules and budgets for projects >$1M.

     * Making decisions independently on engineering problems and methods.

     * Mentoring and directing staff on technical assignments, and reviewing technical work completed by engineers under supervision.

     * Interacting with clients, representing the firm in a professional manner.

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place.

Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Wastewater Treatment Services  Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Operator Posted 1/16/2019

License required:  Grade 4M

Wastewater Treatment Services (WTS), located in Raynham, MA, is seeking an onsite wastewater treatment operator.  WTS is a wastewater treatment management company which operates MA DEP Title 5 onsite treatment technologies in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  Candidate must have a WWTP Operator Grade 4M license, valid MA driver’s license, and be willing to travel throughout MA and RI to perform service on various systems.  Position is full time, Monday through Friday.  Benefits include company provided vehicle, vacation/personal/and sick time, health and dental insurance, short term disability and 401K. 

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Perform scheduled maintenance on various onsite wastewater treatment and dispersal technologies; including but not limited to:
    • Maintenance of mechanical onsite components
    • Perform onsite sampling and/or pull effluent samples and deliver to laboratory
    • Inform property owner of intended service visit, status of system, and any required actions
    • Enter site information into company online database
    • Perform system startups and fill out required manufacturer’s forms
    • Respond to alarm or specific onsite issues
    • Installation of onsite equipment

As our service group covers all of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, potential candidates anywhere within these two states are encouraged to apply.  Interested candidates should submit resumes to laurenu@jrsalesinc.com.

Greater Lawrence Sanitary District (GLSD) Posted 1/15/2019

Senior Wastewater Operator – Salary Range: $28.40 – 32.65/hr Must possess a MA Grade 6 WW License Responsible for the daily operation of the wastewater facility including issuing tasks to Operators and ensuring compliance. This position has 12 hour rotating shifts, including nights and weekends, with a corresponding shift differential.

Wastewater Operator – Salary Range: 19.31 – 28.94/hr Must posses a MA Grade 4 WW License.Participate in the daily operation and maintenance of the wastewater facility as directed by the Senior Operator. Schedule is M-F 11 PM to 7 AM with a 10% pay differential.

All aplicants must be able to pass a background check and physical which will include drug testing. Please submit job application and resume to Ann Rader, GLSD, 240 Charles St. North Andover MA 01845 or arader@glsd.org. Deadline is 2/8/2019. EOEHousatonic Environmental, Inc Berkshire and Hampshire County, Western Massachusetts. Posted 1/15/2019Assistant Chief OperatorGrade 3M or higher required.Small water/ wastewater firm providing operation & maintenance services to package wastewater treatment plants in Western MA. Position requires a valid drivers license and a CORI check. Grade 3M license is required, Grade 4M license is desirable.This position would be ideal for a regularly-employed operator to earn extra income working a few hours per week to fill in for regularly scheduled employees.To apply, call 413-329-6172.For MWPCA Records:Contact Name: Nate Spangler. 413-329-6172. Nathan.D.Spangler@gmail.comSubmission Deadline Date: Until filled

Town of Somerset Laborer Needed   Posted 1/10/2019

Full Time Day Shift Water Pollution Control Facility 116 Walker Street

Applications and complete job descriptions along with a list of job requirements are available for this position at the office of the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners, 3249 County Street, Somerset MA 02726 or by calling 508-674-4215.

Applicants should forward a resume and completed application to the address above in care of Bob Bozikowski, Superintendent.

Applications will be accepted until January 29th, 2019. Town of Somerset is an AAEEO minorities employer. North East Biosolids & Residuals Association (NEBRA)Executive Director Posted 1/8/2019NEBRA seeks a new Executive Director to administer the organization, advance its mission, provide member services, and advance research and best practices.  NEBRA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit serving the biosolids and residuals management profession in New England and eastern Canada.  Details & application instructions at https://www.nebiosolids.org/job-opportunities/ Woodard and Curran, Inc. Water Technical Manager – R00754 Andover MA Posted 1/8/2019

At Woodard & Curran, there’s nothing we love more than a tough engineering challenge. We handle a wide range of water and environmental issues—solving complex problems with creativity and tenacity. That’s how we make a difference to our clients, people, and planet. Our company was founded on a simple concept: provide a safe and enjoyable place to work with opportunity, integrity, and commitment, and we will attract talented people. Those people are at the heart of our firm, solving some of the most pressing water and environmental challenges for our clients.

Overview:

Woodard & Curran is offering a unique opportunity to join our Andover, Massachusetts or Portland, Maine offices providing high quality water engineering services to the municipal and industrial clients throughout the region and across the nation. The successful candidate will be a motivated, growth oriented professional with an ability to lead multi-discipline project teams from the concept, final design, construction phases, start-up, and operations of facilities. You will have staff to mentor and clients to support. Not only will you have engineers to support you, but our integrated operations and SCADA team will help you deliver a better product. And, you will be an active participant in our delivery system improvement programs.

Responsibilities:

The selected candidate will primarily provide engineering support on drinking water projects, however experience with wastewater and storm water applications is valuable. This position will have an opportunity to direct and collaborate with a team of junior staff. The ideal candidate is a Technical Manager with strong experience in study, planning, and design of drinking water systems. Familiarity with a broad range of issues related to master planning, treatment and collection/distribution in water or wastewater systems. Candidate will lead the technical delivery of multiple projects and must be familiar with local regulators and must also be able to support marketing and proposal efforts, as appropriate.

Essential Duties:

     * Acts as the technical lead for all sizes of projects, including having interaction related to all technical tasks associated with the project.

     * Supports Project Manager with and/or directly manages the financial and technical delivery of project tasks including scope, schedule, and budget.

     * Determines technical approach for specific tasks.

     * Prepares and delivers presentations to internal and/or external clients/professional societies

     * Provides input on development of Woodard & Curran design or technical guidelines and standards.

Qualifications:

     * The successful candidate should have technical and project management expertise in the field of civil and environmental engineering and have in-depth understanding of the engineering concepts associated with all types of municipal water systems including distribution system hydraulic modeling, water treatment processes and distribution systems infrastructure.

     * Well versed in state and EPA regulations regarding water treatment and distribution systems.

     * Knowledgeable in state bidding laws and SRF programs.

     * Up to date on the latest advances in technology, regulatory trends, equipment and processes.

     * Superior writing, communication and presentation skills.

     * 10-15 years of engineering experience.

     * B.S. Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, M.S. Degree preferred.

     * Registered Professional Engineer.

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place.  Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Woodard and Curran, Inc. Water Engineer 2 – R00756 Andover MA Posted 1/8/2019

At Woodard & Curran, there’s nothing we love more than a tough engineering challenge. We handle a wide range of water and environmental issues—solving complex problems with creativity and tenacity. That’s how we make a difference to our clients, people, and planet. Our company was founded on a simple concept: provide a safe and enjoyable place to work with opportunity, integrity, and commitment, and we will attract talented people. Those people are at the heart of our firm, solving some of the most pressing water and environmental challenges for our clients.

Responsibilities:

We are seeking an engineer who can work at the task level on water/wastewater system planning, design and construction projects for our private and municipal clients. You will be exposed to a variety of projects and will report directly to Project Engineers and Project Managers who provide leadership in the timely and quality delivery of services including effective scheduling and cost management control and mentoring of professional staff.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this position will function well in a team environment, working closely with other engineers, designers and Project Managers to take a project through permitting, design and construction. Ideally, you will be familiar with engineering concepts associated with municipal drinking water systems or have a breadth of experience across both drinking water and wastewater disciplines. Specific areas of experience or familiarity may include hydraulic modeling, water treatment processes and distribution system infrastructure, and have experience preparing plans and specifications. Experience and knowledge with state and EPA regulations regarding water treatment and distribution systems is desirable.  Knowledgeable in state bidding laws and the SRF program desirable.  Strong writing and communications skills are also required as assignments will include report writing, environmental studies and presentations.

     * 0-5 years of engineering experience with water or wastewater engineering related projects.

     * B.S. Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering.

     * Experience with local, state, and federal regulatory permitting process.

     * Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certification preferred.

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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