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The staff at the Hull MA wastewater facility …. this could be you! See a list of the open positions below.

Wastewater Operator – Posted 12/10/2019

The Town of Pepperell is accepting applications for a licensed Wastewater Operator. The position is full time, 40 hours/week 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM Monday through Friday, required to work beyond normal business hours in response to emergency situations, and on call week end rotation. Starting salary is $25.72/hour (Step 1 in union pay scale) plus benefits, DOE. 

General Statement of Duties: (The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.) Provides daily operation and maintenance duties associated with the wastewater treatment plant and pumping stations including visual checks of equipment, recording instrumentation readings to make sure all systems are operating normally; responsible for process control adjustments to the plant process. May assist in collection system O&M. Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.

Supervision: Supervision Received:   Works under the general supervision of the Chief Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Job Environment: Work is performed indoors and outdoors at which time the employee may be exposed to weather extremes of hot and cold temperatures and inclement weather.  The employee is required to traverse uneven terrains and is subject to the hazards associated with working around chemicals, open tanks and heavy equipment.  The employee may work in confined spaces such as wet wells, manholes, etc. 

Entrance Requirements: Possession of a Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators License Grade III or higher preferred or ability to obtain within 6 months of hiring. Class B motor vehicle license and hydraulics license 2C or above desirable. Must pass a CORI and pre-employment physical with drug screen post offer.

Physical Requirements: Moderate physical effort is generally required which involves frequent lifting of up to 30 pounds and occasionally lifting up to 100 pounds.  Ability to use and wear personal protective equipment and clothing such as hearing protection, eye protection, foot and hand protection, and respiratory protection.

Resumes may be submitted electronically to Joseph Jordan, Water & Sewer Supt. at jjordan@town.pepperell.ma.us or an application may be completed by going to the town website at https://town.pepperell.ma.us/FormCenter    

Custodian, Upper Blackstone Clean Water Millbury, MA Posted 12/3/2019

Upper Blackstone Clean Water is a MA Grade 7 Wastewater Treatment Facility in Millbury currently accepting applications for a Custodian.  Duties will involve performing general maintenance tasks including but not limited to buildings (prepare and/or clean surfaces, refinish and paint as necessary; clean building areas, floors, hallways, and restrooms; wash, wax, and polish floors; wash windows, walls, and woodwork), roads (snow and ice removal from walkways, driveways, parking areas, buildings and equipment as needed either manually or with powered apparatus), grounds (cut grass, weeds, and brush; trim bushes and trees; rake grass, leaves, and trash; seed and care for lawn and ornamental plantings), and collect and dispose of trash and recycling.  Attends to safety to prevent accidents.  Must possess a valid MA driver’s license.  This is a full-time position. District employees are part of the MA State Retirement System.  

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

Industrial Wastewater Operator Posted 11/27/2019

Summary:  Microchip DPG 6 Lake Street Lawrence Ma 01841  has an exciting opportunity for a MA Certified Industrial Wastewater Operator.  As the Wastewater Operator, you will work with the EH&S team and support the Facilities department with hazmat and safety needs.  Your primary responsibilities will be operating our metals precipitation system along with our DI water reverse osmosis systems.  Additional responsibilities are listed below:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operate Industrial Wastewater plant requiring a MA Grade 3 or higher license   Knowledge of Clarifier and microfilter technology     Maintain/Repair or replace equipment and perform basic plumbing, mechanical, and electrical work   Order necessary parts, tools, equipment, etc. in a timely manner by following company policies and procedures   Perform root cause analysis for any abnormal conditions/failures, and take required corrective and preventive actions to prevent recurrence of such conditions   Review, propose, and implement corrective actions or solutions to sustain compliance    Knowledge of operating a DI water system with RO technology   Maintain satisfactory targets for cost controls and downtime   Perform preventive maintenance schedules in accordance with company policy   Maintain compliance with all Federal, state and local laws and regulations that affect manufacturing operations   Perform maintenance of related wastewater plant equipment   Perform other duties as required or assigned by management

Required Qualifications:  High School or Technical High School Graduate, or GED   MA Grade 3 or higher Industrial Wastewater license  Minimum of 2 years of Wastewater work experience    Knowledge of hazmat regulations and willing to support and assist  the company Hazmat program   Display mechanical and electrical aptitude  Possess knowledge of required codes   Proficiency in Federal, state, and local laws pertaining to job function    Basic knowledge of controllers and pumps   Basic computer knowledge   Ability to read electrical wiring diagrams, control logic and mechanical drawings a plus.   Ability to read, write and communicate in English

Preferred Qualifications: MA Grade 4 Industrial Wastewater license

Physical Demands  The physical demands 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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to type, finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

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.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low-moderate.
  • Work with chemicals.
  • Work is performed indoors.

ITAR Statement

This job requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by the export laws of the United States. Candidates are required to provide proof of either US citizenship, Permanent US residency or classification as a protected individual as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

EEO Tagline  Microchip Corp. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.  We are committed to inclusion and diversity.

Candidates can apply by sending resume to corine.doiron@microchip.com

WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT (WWTP) MECHANIC Posted 11/27/2019

The City of Newburyport is seeking a qualified Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) Mechanic to perform skilled technical mechanical work in connection with maintenance of all mechanical equipment and pump systems located at the City’s Wastewater Facilities.  This position perform various types of maintenance and repair using a wide variety of equipment including pumps, valves, compressors, gears, hydraulic or pneumatic equipment, etc.  This position is also expected to support and perform manual labor tasks in addition to driving CDL vehicles and following CDL drug testing regulations.   Reports to the Sewer Chief Operator.

The qualified candidate will possess a High School Diploma or GED with 2-5 years of advanced training/experience in WWTP maintenance and operation system with additional experience in mechanical plumbing and heavy vehicle driving or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training. Proficiency with computers to utilize maintenance management software. Must possess a valid driver’s license and obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B with airbrakes endorsement within 3 months of employment.  Must possess or obtain Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer License with 2A and 1C endorsements within 6 months of employment.  Grade 4 Wastewater Treatment Certification preferred. Able to frequently lift up to 50lbs. and occasionally lift up to 100lbs.  Must pass a CORI and pre-employment physical with drug screen post offer.

Full-Time AFSCME Union position eligible for all City benefits. To view the full job description and position details, please visit https://www.cityofnewburyport.com/jobs

To apply, please submit your resume to Director of Human Resources, Newburyport City Hall, 60 Pleasant Street, PO Box 550, Newburyport, MA. 01950 or email to www.employment@cityofnewburyport.com  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EEO/AA Employer

Wastewater / Water Operator Cape Cod & Islands Posted 11/22/2019

Your world is always changing, and so are we. Since 1899, Weston & Sampson has strived to make the world a better place by offering interdisciplinary design, engineering, and environmental services. Innovative and reliable for more than a century, we work to improve the communities where you live, work, and play. Join us as we grow. Weston & Sampson Services is currently looking for a Wastewater and/or Water Operator for Cape Cod & Islands with a minimum of 2-5 years of experience. This individual will be responsible for managing multiple wastewater systems.

What you’ll do:

  • Performing inspections of all plant equipment
  • Monitoring and observing operating conditions
  • Adjusting wastewater treatment equipment
  • Performing routine lab tests and calibrating meters
  • Maintaining compliance with all safety requirements
  • Performing minor maintenance of plant equipment
  • Housekeeping and maintaining plant grounds
  • Preparing monthly reports for wastewater systems

What you will bring:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required
  • A minimum MA Grade 4M Wastewater Treatment Operator License is required
  • Drinking Water Grade 3-D, 1-T preferred
  • Must be able to climb ladders and lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with computers in a Windows based environment
  • Knowledge of MA DEP regulation of plan O&M is desirable
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to work occasional overtime, holidays, weekends and nights as required.

What we offer:

Weston & Sampson is an employee-owned company serving public and private clients throughout the eastern United States. With more than 675 professionals and counting, we are experiencing rapid growth. Looking for talented staff to join our team, Weston & Sampson encourages professional growth and achievement; offers a comfortable, collaborative working environment; and provides training, resources, and state-of-the-art tools/equipment to promote success. In addition to a welcoming, inclusive corporate culture, Weston & Sampson offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including health/dental/vision, paid holidays and vacation, 401K plan with employer match, and an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).

Weston & Sampson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If interested, please submit your resume through our career portal: https://www.westonandsampson.com/join-our-team/

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Mechanic Position Posted 11/18/2019

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. Contact – Shawn Romanski

Water/Wastewater Operator  Posted 11/16/2019

The Town of Upton seeks to fill the F/T position of Water/Wastewater Operator.  Works under the general direction of the Water and Wastewater Supervisor performing skilled technical work to maintain the water and sewer operating system.

Conducts laboratory tests in order to evaluate and implement correct actions needed to ensure public health; monitors chemical additions and effects on permit compliance and process control. Collects and processes, sends to outside laboratories for testing, and maintains documentation of test results and reports. Calibrates laboratory instruments and field equipment.  Standardizes assays for quality control and assurance; programs, resets or repairs programmable sampler controller; presents lab procedures and results to regulators and state agencies, prepares a variety of statistical reports. Operates, cleans, maintains and lubricates water and wastewater equipment machinery.  Repairs water and sewer mains, and assists in maintaining records of installation and repair to water and sewer mains, services, manholes, valves and related materials and equipment.  Assists other DPW divisions when assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Requires High School Diploma one to three years’ related experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires Wastewater Grade 4M (5C or 6C preferable), Water Distribution D1 (D2 preferable), Water Treatment TI, Water Backflow License desirable, valid motor vehicle operator’s license, possession of a valid CDL class B license desirable, possession of a valid Hoisting license, Class 2A.

Work Schedule:  The position requires 40 hours/week 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM Monday through Friday, required to work beyond normal business hours in response to emergency situations, and on call week end rotation. Starting Salary: $28.20/hour plus benefits, DOE. 

Review of applicants will begin on December 2, 2019, applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please return completed application in one attachment to jobs@uptonma.gov

Additional information can be found at uptonma.gov .   AA/EOE

Environmental Engineer III – Wilmington Posted 11/13/2019

The Department of Environmental Protection – MassDEP – is the state agency responsible for ensuring clean air and water, the safe management of toxics and hazards, the recycling of solid and hazardous wastes, the timely cleanup of hazardous waste sites and spills, and the preservation of wetlands and coastal resources.

MassDEP seeks applicants for the position of Environmental Engineer III (EE III). This position is assigned to work within the Bureau of Water Resources (BWR) and is located in the MassDEP Northeast Regional Office in Wilmington, MA. Under the general supervision of an Environmental Engineer of higher grade in the Wastewater Management Section, the EE III will perform assigned duties to support permitting, compliance, and enforcement activities in the Section, and other duties, as needed, to protect and preserve the state’s water resources. 

Specific duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Review and issue groundwater discharge and Title 5 permits, checking for consistency with established standards, criteria, regulations, and policies to protect public health and water resources;
  2. Conduct field inspections of assigned wastewater management facilities and review monitoring reports to ensure compliance with established regulations and discharge permits;
  3. Provide technical review and approval of moderately complex engineering reports, plans and specifications, comprehensive wastewater management plans, and stormwater management plans;
  4. Work with MassDEP staff and regulated parties in drafting, negotiating, and finalizing enforcement agreements/actions, and subsequently tracking compliance; and
  5. Investigate complaints, sample water resources, and perform other duties as needed to assist in implementation of the Watershed Permitting Program.

Preferred Qualification and Work Experience: Qualified applicants must have knowledge and experience in the principles of environmental and sanitary engineering, and MassDEP wastewater regulations.  Documented experience and proficiency in principles of proper wastewater management and relevant MassDEP regulations.  Knowledge and work experience with the development or review of environmental engineering plans, wastewater management studies, and wastewater treatment plant operations.  Prior experience using Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel and MassGIS.  Proven ability to work collaboratively with others.  Excellent oral, writing and communication skills.  Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Driver’s License or its equivalent. 

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in the field of environmental engineering. civil engineering, sanitary engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or public health engineering and (B) of which at least two years must have been in a professional capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions: 

I. An Associate’s degree with a major in civil engineering or civil engineering technology may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.* 

II. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in environmental engineering, civil engineering, civil engineering technology, sanitary engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or public health engineering may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.* 

III. A Graduate degree with a major in environmental engineering, civil engineering, sanitary engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or public health engineering may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience and one year of the required (B) experience.* 

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.  NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

City of Lowell Waste Water Operator I Posted 11/12/2019

Salary: $676.37 (min) to $823.68 (max) w/o licenses $850.64 (min) to $1,037.60 (max) with appropriate licenses Hours: Various shifts; operates on 24 hour basis. 40 hours per week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Under direct supervision; operates, maintains and repairs sewage treatment machinery and equipment. Makes routine laboratory tests and sewage at various stages of treatment in accordance with standardized procedures and adds treatment materials as required. Takes and records readings of instruments, makes adjustments in equipment as indicated, and maintains operations log. Checks machinery and equipment for malfunctions; repairs and overhauls machinery and equipment. Responsible for maintaining the treatment plant in a clean and orderly condition. May supervise personnel at a lower grade. Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control in order to regulate the flow of sewerage; observes variations in operative conditions; Performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience working in related field. Knowledge of the principles and practices of wastewater treatment, knowledge of the methods and techniques used in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plant equipment; Knowledge of the various types of wastewater treatment plant facilities; Knowledge of the methods and techniques used in order to properly handle variations in wastewater quantity and quality, conditions of receiving waters and industrial waste; Knowledge of the safety practices which should be observed in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities; Knowledge of the methods and techniques used in the sludge treatment process; Knowledge of the mathematical calculations used in wastewater treatment facilities; Knowledge of the sampling and laboratory test procedures; Ability to interpret logs, gauges and test results relative to treatment plant operation; Ability to read, interpret, understand and apply federal and state rules, regulations and law relative to the operation of wastewater treatment plants.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS Driver’s license required, with a safe driving history

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and 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 is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, and occasionally will be loud. The City of Lowell is a smoke and drug free employer and requires physical with drug screen, and CORI post offer.

Qualified individuals should send application/resume with cover letter to the Human Relations Office, Mary Callery, HR Director Room 19 – City Hall, Lowell, MA 01852 by 4:00 PM: Deadline ~ November 25, 2019. Applicants may also send application/resume with cover letter to fax 978-446-7102 or email to cityjobs@lowellma.gov

Wastewater Treatment Operator / Service Technician EST Associates, Inc. – Needham, MA Grade II Mass. Industrial (or higher) Posted 11/11/2019

EST Associates is an environmental services company with offices located in Massachusetts and NJ. Our services include: environmental sampling & monitoring, operations & maintenance (O&M), and sewer / flow monitoring services.  We are seeking a dependable wastewater operator with a positive attitude and strong technical skills to join our team.

This full time position requires that the individual has a Mass. Grade II Industrial Wastewater License with basic knowledge of a continuous flow chemical precipitation pretreatment plant.  The individual will work independently travelling to customer facilities to complete daily tasks (i.e. performing inspections, repairs, installations, and preventative maintenance services).  The shift is normally 7am-3pm with occasional rotating on call hours and after-hours requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:  Grade II Mass. Industrial Waste Water Treatment License or higher, Basic computer skills,  OSHA 40-hr/HAZWOPER, Reliable vehicle with a clean driving record, Ability to pass a drug test & background check, Strong mechanical & electrical skills, Strong command of the English language, both written and verbal communication, Ability to work independently, prioritize jobs/tasks, and also work as a team, Occasional lifting: 20 to 50 pounds. 

BENEFITS INCLUDE: Competitive Salary, Paid Time Off, Health, Vision & Dental Insurance, 401K, Mileage Reimbursement/Company Vehicle

To apply, send resume to amedeiros@estassociates.com.

Upton MA – Operator Posted 10/25/2019

The Town of Upton is seeking a Grade IV Wastewater Operator to assist in the day-to-day operations of their extended aeration plant.  The position would require between 20-30 hours per week, Monday through Friday, and typical duties would include day-to-day inspection of the plant, recording typical operational information such as run times and flow rates.  Some standard laboratory testing will be required.  There are currently two other operators who are familiar with the plant that would be covering the plant in the event of an emergency.  The temporary operator would be expected to notify relevant personnel should an issue arise at the plant. Contact Andrew Dennehy, PE adennehy@beta-inc.com Office:  781.255.1982 Cell:  508.816.4541 if interested

Wastewater Operator Northeast MA Posted 10/23/2019

Weston & Sampson Services is currently looking for a licensed Wastewater Operator with 3+ years of experience for the Northeast region of Massachusetts. This individual will be responsible for the operations, maintenance, and management of multiple wastewater treatment systems of various size and complexity.

What you’ll do: Monitoring and observing operating conditions and adjusting process controls – Troubleshooting of plant equipment and performing minor maintenance – Performing routine lab tests and calibrating meters – Maintaining compliance with all safety requirements – Housekeeping and maintaining plant grounds – Maintaining accurate records of operations and maintenance activities – Compiling monthly data for compliance reporting – Composing sampling programs and standard operating procedures in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations

What you will bring: A high school diploma or equivalent is required – A minimum MA Grade 5C Wastewater Treatment Operator License is required – Knowledge of MA DEP regulations of plant O&M is required – Must be able to climb ladders and lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs – Must have valid driver’s license – Must have good written and verbal communication skills – Familiarity with computers in a Windows based environment – Must be able to work occasional overtime, holidays, weekends, and nights as required

If interested, please submit your resume through our career portal: 
https://www.westonandsampson.com/join-our-team/

Wastewater Operator – Entry Level – Northeast MA Posted 10/23/2019

Weston & Sampson Services is currently looking for a licensed Wastewater Operator with 0-3 years of experience for the Northeast region of Massachusetts. This individual will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of multiple wastewater treatment systems of various size and complexity.

What you will do: Monitoring and observing operating conditions and adjusting process controls as necessary – Troubleshooting of plant equipment and performing minor maintenance as necessary – Performing routine lab tests and calibrating meters – Maintaining compliance with all safety requirements – Housekeeping and maintaining plant grounds  – Maintaining accurate records of operations and maintenance activities – Compiling monthly data for compliance reporting

What you will bring: A high school diploma or equivalent is required – A minimum MA Grade 3M Wastewater Treatment Operator License is required – Knowledge of MA DEP regulations of plant O&M is desirable – Must be able to climb ladders and lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs – Must have valid driver’s license – Must have good written and verbal communication skills – Familiarity with computers in a Windows based environment – Must be able to work occasional overtime, holidays, weekends, and nights as required

If interested, please submit your resume through our career portal:  https://www.westonandsampson.com/join-our-team/

Town of Montague, Massachusetts  Wastewater Superintendent Posted 10/23/2019

Accepting applicants for the position of Wastewater Superintendent to oversee the Montague Water Pollution Control Facility, a Grade 6 plant designed to treat up to 1.8M GPD utilizing a conventional activated sludge treatment process.

The Superintendent is responsible for operation and maintenance of the WPCF and eight pump stations, support for collection system maintenance, ensuring regulatory compliance, supervising an industrial pretreatment program, developing operating and capital budgets, grant writing and administration, rate setting, and staff and contractor supervision. The superintendent is supported by six FTE staff.

Desired Qualifications: Grade 6 wastewater license; collection systems license, Bachelor’s Degree+ in engineering, environmental science or related field, 10 years in wastewater treatment with minimum three years (five preferred) in an administrative/supervisory role, or equivalent education and experience. Experience with personnel management, process management, IPP, SCADA, regulatory engagement, public speaking, budget/capital planning, billing, rate setting; and excellent written and oral communication skills preferred.

Salary range $77,854 to $95,813. This position is eligible for municipal benefits and pension. Submit letter of interest, resume and references via email titled “Superintendent Search” to townadmin@montague-ma.gov. Applications accepted until job is filled. The Town of Montague is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Wastewater Operator – Norwell, MA Area Posted 10/19/2019

Clean Harbors, Inc. – We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, life insurance, 401K, Employee, 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.

Wastewater Treatment Operator Supervisor: Clean Harbors, Inc, the nation’s largest provider of environmental services has an immediate opening for a Grade 5 Licensed Operator Supervisor for groundwater treatment facilities in the Norwell, MA area. 

Position Summary:  The Wastewater Operator Supervisor will be responsible for the supervision and operation of the facility and facility personnel. Principle duties include:

Oversee facility staff ensuring facility operation including the following: Site operation including monitoring gauges, meters and control panels and records and interprets readings. Observes variations in operating conditions.  Maintains shift logs and assists in preparation of daily, weekly, and monthly reports. Assists in the operations and maintenance of groundwater treatment equipment, including confined space entry and OSHA-Level C activities. Performs housekeeping, grounds keeping, minor maintenance and other duties as necessary. Collect and process samples. Coordinates with the management team regarding the purchase of goods and services.  The Operator Supervisor will also be required to work weekends on a rotating basis.  This is a full-time position. 

Qualifications Required:   High School diploma and a minimum 10 year demonstrated background in water / wastewater treatment.  40 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations certification (HAZWOPER) preferred but will be provided if necessary, Massachusetts Grade 5-C Wastewater Operator Certification (Industrial) .  Candidate must be a self-starter, with a high commitment to Health & Safety.   Must have demonstrated familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word/Excel) and have excellent reading / writing skills including the ability to read, interpret and utilize information contained within blueprints, schematics, technical manuals and equipment specifications.

Clean Harbors is looking for talented individuals to join our team. Clean Harbors is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additional information or resume submissions can sent to:

Ken McDermott CPG LSP  Branch Manager Clean Harbors Environmental Services 42 Longwater Drive Norwell, Massachusetts,02061  Mobile: 781-316-6027 Email: mcdermott. kenneth@cleanharbors.com

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Town of Barnstable Posted 10/19/2019

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.  Massachusetts Class D driver’s license required.  A current grade 6 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators certificate required.  Current Massachusetts Class 1-B Hoisting License, Massachusetts Class 2-B Excavating License, and  Massachusetts Class 3-A Electric and Air License or ability to obtain within first year of employment.  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.  $1,124.87 weekly (plus 17% stipend for on-call duties) + benefits.  For more information and to apply, please visit www.townofbarnstable.ma.us. Open until filled.  AA/EOE

Water Pollution Control Facility MA Grade 4-M Position Posted 10/16/2019

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. A full description of the responsibilities, requirements, qualifications, and deadline to respond to this advertisement is available on the Town of Marion website at www.marionma.gov.          

MERRIMAC DPW WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR/LABORER Posted 10/15/2019

Job Description:  The Town of Merrimac, Ma Public Works department is seeking an individual to serve as Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. This individual will be required to perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled technical work in the operation, process control, maintenance, and repairs of the wastewater treatment facilities and pumping stations. Working knowledge of equipment facilities, materials, methods, and procedures used in wastewater treatment, plant maintenance, and operation activities desired. Performs duties under the general supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations Supervisor and/or DPW Director. Exercises independent judgement in preforming plant maintenance, making minor repairs and general day to day operational duties.

High school diploma or GED equivalent plus any combination of experience and training demonstrating the ability to perform duties safely and efficiently is required. Ability to use math in performing calculations; ability to work safely; ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.  Must possess a valid driver’s license; possess or be able to attain a hydraulic license within one year of employment in position. Must pass a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Grade 4 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s examination within one year of employment in position.

Major Duties:

  1. Assists all employees in the general operation of the treatment facilities.
  2. Operates sludge processing equipment.
  3. Monitors the performance of all equipment, gauges, charts, and controllers in the treatment plant and pump stations; records data concerning plant operations; maintains, operates, repairs, and replaces equipment as necessary.
  4. Collects samples and tests chemical, physical, or biological characteristics or wastewater required in accordance with local, state, and federal agencies.
  5. Performs preventative and breakdown maintenance, landscaping, snow removal, cleaning and janitorial, painting, and building maintenance duties at the treatment facility and pump stations. Fills, drains, and hoses outdoor tanks.
  6. Maintains safe work environment by keeping the workplace clean and by maintaining knowledge of all physical, chemical, and biological safety hazards in the workplace. Maintains safe work habits including ensuring that all safety equipment is worn and used properly.
  7. Performs all other related duties as required.

Tools and Equipment Used:  Motor vehicle, tractor, dump truck, riding mowers, monorail hoists, trailers, floor maintainers, compressor, jack hammers, generators, pumps, gauges, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, detection devices, mobile radio, phone, calculator, and a variety of lab equipment.

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, fell or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk; talk or hear; sit; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch, or crawl; and smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally 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 occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electric shock, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. Samples wastewater and works with equipment that comes in contact with wastewater. Employees must practice excellent hygiene and safety precautions. The noise level in the work environment can be moderately loud. The employee will be required to be on-call and respond to emergency calls.

Selection Guidelines:  Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required. The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them form the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Disclaimer:  Smoking policy: Pursuant to the Massachusetts general Laws, smoking is not allowed in Town Buildings.

Background Check:  A background check may be required after a conditional offer of employment is made. An applicant for employment with a record expunged pursuant to Section 100F, section 100G, section 100H or Section 100K of Chapter 276 of the General Laws may answer ‘no record’ to an inquiry during the hiring process relative to prior arrests, criminal court appearances, juvenile court appearances, adjunctions or convictions.

Apply to Wastewater Supervisor – Mike Buzzell at mbmwwtf@comcast.net

NBC Providence – Assistant E & I Technician Reference Position No.  BP040    Salary Range Grade U4   $21.06 – $26.71  Starting Salary:  $21.06   Application Period:    10/11/19 to 10/21/19 Division–Section—Unit:  BP WWTF    Shift and Days:  Mon.-Fri.  7:00 AM  – 3:00 PM     Location:  East Providence, RI  Posted 10/12/2019                  

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assists in the installation, maintenance, and calibration of a variety of specialized instrumentation and equipment used in the monitoring, testing, and operation of treatment plants and related facilities as assigned.  Performs preventative maintenance, minor troubleshooting, and minor repair on specialized instrumentation and equipment within plant property and at remote facilities and locations as directed. Maintains appropriate records and reports regarding daily activities and maintenance and repair projects. Works with other plant staff, such as operators, process monitors, electricians, and mechanics to ensure to equipment is operating properly.  Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma, or G.E.D., and one year of process control or instrumentation repair experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Knowledge of: Electronics and instrumentation equipment used in process control; Applicable safety principles and practices; Basic mechanical and repair principles; Preventative maintenance principles and practices used in process control equipment.  Skills: Calibrating electronics and instrumentation; Following applicable safety principles. Performing preventative maintenance; Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Special Requirement:  Grade I Waste Water Treatment Operator License within one year of employment. Valid Driver’s License in good standing.

Apply within the application period as shown on this announcement.  This Agency does not assume responsibility for applications sent through the mail.  NOTE:  The Narragansett Bay Commission union contracts allow a 3 day grace period for its members only.  Bureau of Criminal Identification background check will be performed after a conditional offer of employment has been made.

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.

O&M Tech – Danielson CT Posted 10/7/2019

The Operations & Maintenance Position is an integral team member who performs the tasks required to operate and maintain the wastewater treatment facility.

Main responsibilities include: Performs a variety of preventative and corrective maintenance tasks, maintains and/or repairs municipal and industrial equipment, maintains lift stations and/or booster pump stations, 0-2 years experience in the wastewater or collection and distribution field, CDL drivers license preferred, CT wastewater license preferred, HS Diploma or equivalent

to apply, visit htpps//suezna-careers.silkroad.com and search via requisition: 3095-110

Assistant Supervisor – South Hadley WWTP Posted 9/26/2019

The Assistant Supervisor works under the general direction of the WPC Managers, receiving specific instructions regarding projects and areas of assigned responsibility. Provides shift level supervision on an as needed basis, assigning tasks and providing instructions. Work is performed under typical shop conditions and outdoors, with exposure to the hazards associated with working with chemicals, electricity, and under explosive and toxic conditions.  Work environment is moderately noisy, and at times very loud.  On call to respond to emergencies. Regularly operates computer, light trucks, blowers, compressors, pumps, electrical panels, pH meter, air scrubbers, and other equipment related to the operation of a wastewater plant.

The following are some of the duties for this position: Completes daily plant rounds and reports status to Operations Manager. Takes and records readings of instruments, makes adjustments in machinery as indicated and maintains operation logs. Performs corrective maintenance on equipment at the treatment plant and five pumping stations as necessary. Troubleshoots equipment malfunctions/failures. Performs routine preventative maintenance on plant and station equipment to insure optimal performance and life of equipment. Assumes responsibilities of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations Manager in his/her absence. Assists the Compliance Manager as needed, and may be required to perform Plant Operator’s or Plant Laborer’s job duties as necessary.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications: Associates Degree in engineering (sanitary, civil, chemical or environmental), and three to five years experience at a Class V plant or better; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Class VI Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification.Commercial Driver’s License. Applicant must have a thorough knowledge of the principles and operating procedures of wastewater treatment and sanitary sewer systems, knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations pertaining to wastewater, and laboratory testing.  Knowledge of hydraulics, basic electrical and plumbing, instrumentation and advanced wastewater treatment principles, design, operation and maintenance process control. Knowledge of equipment utilized in wastewater treatment and ability to troubleshoot, maintain and repair equipment.Salary Range: $42,000 – $64,000 year  – Salary will be based upon experience and overall qualifications. To submit an application please visit our website at www.southhadley.org/jobs  The appointment of this position is contingent on a successful CORI check. The Town of South Hadley is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAINTENANCE WORKER PLYMOUTH WASTEWATER DIVISION Posted 9/19/2019

The Town of Plymouth seeks qualified applicants for the position of MAINTENANCE WORKER for the Department of Public Works, Wastewater Division.

Semi-skilled manual work in the operation of specialized equipment in performing construction and maintenance activities; all other related work as required.  Operates specialized equipment such as skid steer, mini-backhoe/excavator, combination high pressure vactor jet truck and septic pumping truck.  Performs complex maintenance duties requiring independent judgement in operating and maintaining the wastewater collection system and pumping stations and associated labor work; may schedule projects and choose maintenance, repair and fabrication of methods and materials.  May assist the Wastewater Manager and Assistant Wastewater Manager in the operation of the Plymouth Airport Treatment Facility.  Collects samples for permit compliance.  Performs preventative and corrective cleaning, inspection and maintenance of collection system and manholes, raise and replaces manhole structures.  A complete job description is available in the Human Resources Department.

High School graduate or equivalent; two years’ experience in public works construction maintenance activities including the operating of specialized equipment; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensing/Certifications:  Valid Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Class B Commercial Driver’s License required with Tanker endorsement, all necessary endorsements.  Valid Massachusetts Department of Public Safety Hoisting Engineer License with Restriction 2-A.  Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Operators License desirable.  New England Water Environment Association Voluntary Collection System Operation Certification desirable.

For a complete outline of duties, minimum qualifications and requirements please refer to Job Description available in the Human Resources office.

Salary Range: $42,596.32 – $48,196.20, 40 hours/week.  This posting will remain open until filled. Applications, to be submitted with a cover letter and resume, are available to www.plymouth-ma.gov or in the Human Resource office, 26 Court Street, Plymouth, MA 02360.  AA/EOE

Town of Barnstable Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Posted 9/19/2019

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.  Massachusetts Class D driver’s license required.  A current grade 6 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators certificate required.  Current Massachusetts Class 1-B Hoisting License, Massachusetts Class 2-B Excavating License, and  Massachusetts Class 3-A Electric and Air License or ability to obtain within first year of employment.  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.  $1,124.87 weekly (plus 17% stipend for on-call duties) + benefits.  For more information and to apply, please visit www.townofbarnstable.ma.us by 10/15/19.  AA/EOE

CITY OF MARLBOROUGH Head Treatment Plant Operator Posted 9/18/29

The City of Marlborough, Department of Public Works is accepting applications for a Head Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. 

Definition:   Skilled manual and administrative work in the operation of a municipal sewage treatment plant which releases effluent after secondary or tertiary treatment; related work as required.

Responsibilities include:  Works under general supervision following departmental rules, regulations and policies, performs all duties of a treatment plant operator, supervisor of all personnel operation maintaining and repairing an advanced secondary or tertiary wastewater treatment plant. Other duties as required. 

Requirements:  Seven years of experience in a wastewater treatment plant; Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Certification, Grade VII, a valid MASS Drivers License; working experience on pumps, gearboxes, and other mechanical equipment a plus. 

Step Salary: $85,875.99 – $96,596.44 Location: Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant, 860 Boston Post Road  Hours of Work: 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday – Friday with lunch on the job

Please forward cover letter and resume to:  Human Resources Department City of Marlborough 140 Main Street  Marlborough, MA  01752 humanresources@marlborough-ma.gov

Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC)  Title of Position: Process Monitor Reference Position No.   BP052   Posted 9/17/2019              

Salary Range:  Gr.U6   $24.53 –  $32.19  Starting Salary $24.53  Application Period:   9/18/19 to 9/25/19 Shift and Days:   11 PM – 7 AM;  Days Off:  Friday/Saturday  Location:   East Providence                 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Process Monitor is responsible for monitoring the data from the plant’s computers and electronics and adjusting operations to maintain compliance with standards and regulations.  Serve as a lead to lower level staff regarding the operation of the plant and troubleshooting problems.  Monitor and operate a variety of computers and electronics in the monitoring of plant operations.  Monitor plant readings and adjust plant levels based on operational procedures and guidelines in order to maintain proper plant operations.  Maintain a variety of logs, reports, and documentation regarding plant operations and readings.  Oversee and/or respond to alarms or operational problems within plant property and at remote locations and takes corrective action based on defined procedures or supervisor direction.  Assist with completing applicable regulatory reports and working with related agencies.  Skill in operating a computer and applicable software applications.  Perform all duties of an Operator I or II as assigned.  Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma, or G.E.D. EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience as an Operator II. Or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.  Special Requirements:  At the time of appointment, must possess a Full Grade II Operator’s certification license for wastewater treatment plant (Ch. 42-17.4-6 of the General Laws of 1956, as amended), and must possess valid driver’s license in good standing.

Apply within the application period as shown on this announcement.  This Agency does not assume responsibility for applications sent through the mail.  NOTE:  The Narragansett Bay Commission union contracts allow a 3 day grace period for its members only.  Bureau of Criminal Identification background check will be performed after a conditional offer of employment has been made.

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.

Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) Process Monitor Reference Position No.   BP053 Posted  9/17/2019                              

Salary Range:   Gr.U6   $24.53 –  $32.19  Starting Salary $24.53  Application Period:   9/18/19 to 9/25/19Shift and Days:   11 PM – 7 AM;  Days Off:  Tuesday/Wednesday               Location:  East Providence        

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Process Monitor is responsible for monitoring the data from the plant’s computers and electronics and adjusting operations to maintain compliance with standards and regulations.  Serve as a lead to lower level staff regarding the operation of the plant and troubleshooting problems.  Monitor and operate a variety of computers and electronics in the monitoring of plant operations.  Monitor plant readings and adjust plant levels based on operational procedures and guidelines in order to maintain proper plant operations.  Maintain a variety of logs, reports, and documentation regarding plant operations and readings.  Oversee and/or respond to alarms or operational problems within plant property and at remote locations and takes corrective action based on defined procedures or supervisor direction.  Assist with completing applicable regulatory reports and working with related agencies.  Skill in operating a computer and applicable software applications.  Perform all duties of an Operator I or II as assigned.  Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  EDUCATION:  High School Diploma, or G.E.D.

EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience as an Operator II.  Or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.  Special Requirements:  At the time of appointment, must possess a Full Grade II Operator’s certification license for wastewater treatment plant (Ch. 42-17.4-6 of the General Laws of 1956, as amended), and must possess valid driver’s license in good standing.

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.

The Town of Sutton is seeking qualified applicants for the job of Wastewater Facility Operator Posted 9/17/2019

The successful candidate 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, performing laboratory tests consisting of collecting and testing samples, setting up instruments and equipment for analytical or research work, operation of laboratory such as analytical balance, PH meter, DO meter and other equipment with the ability to conduct appropriate tests, maintaining test results and data sheets, also maintenance of all Sewer Pumping Stations and the Wastewater facility.  A full job description is available upon request at 4 Uxbridge Rd., Sutton, MA.

Grade Three Municipal Wastewater Collection System License is preferred or the ability to obtain a minimum Grade Three license within the first year of employment is required.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resume to:  Donald Obuchowski, Sewer Superintendent, 4 Uxbridge Rd., Sutton MA 01590 or email d.obuchowski@town.sutton.ma.us no later than Friday October 4, 2019 at 12:00 noon.

The Town of Sutton is an equal opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of disability

Educational outreach and communications specialist – Posted 8/30/2019

The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission (SWSC) is seeking a highly motivated and engaging candidate to work as the Educational Outreach and Communications Specialistat our Administration Offices in Agawam, MA. The Educational Outreach and Communications Specialist is responsible for developing, planning, and coordinating SWSC’s education and outreach programs. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Cultivates relationships with area schools (particularly high and vocational schools) to develop environmental education or STEM partnerships and programs that expose students to issues related to drinking water treatment, wastewater treatment, watershed protection, and water pollution and educates them on the Commission’s mission and operations.
  • Develops Commission-branded student educational materials or programs that can be utilized by teachers and other educators for use in lessons and curriculum about the water industry and local water supply/infrastructure.
  • Develops general educational and outreach materials that teach students and the public about water/wastewater treatment, and/or history of the Commission (e.g. local installations, information booths/kiosks, documentaries, etc.).
  • Works with existing environmental educational/STEM outreach programs hosted by the Commission to update/modify/adapt them to meet current needs.
  • Works with the Executive Director, Communications Manager, and Human Resources Manager to develop outreach strategies and materials related to workforce development initiatives with community colleges, vocational institutions, and other industry or related groups.
  • Contributes to the development, planning, and implementation of general public/media relations, public education, community outreach, and internal communications activities.

  • Acts as an alternate Commission spokesperson that speaks to a variety of news media, community, governmental, water/wastewater industry, and special interest groups regarding activities and services. 

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:  Include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Experience developing and implementing educational programs/exhibits/materials, particularly in environmental or STEM fields, for a variety of age groups.
  • Experience developing relationships, partnerships, and programs with Springfield area teachers and school administration is desired.
  • Ability to express oneself clearly both in oral and written form. 
  • Experience in administrative analysis, research, and preparation of reports.
  • Ability to effectively prepare and deliver presentations at public meetings before a variety of diverse groups.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, supervisors, the general public, community groups, members of the media, and government officials.
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher.
  • Experience with Adobe suite products (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) a plus.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

This individual will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education, communications, public relations, marketing or a related field from an accredited four-year college or university and five years of education/communications/public relations/public outreach experience. Previous experience in a utility or the drinking water and/or wastewater industry is a plus. 

 CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License. 

Qualified candidates should send their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to stephanie.douglass@waterandsewer.org.

Wastewater Operator – Millbury Posted 8/22/2019

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

MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR – South Essex Sewerage District, 50 Fort Avenue, Salem, MA Posted 8/22/2019

Definition – Skilled technical work in operating and maintaining machinery and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds and sewerage system facilities; all other related work as required.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience High school graduation. Special Requirements Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B. Massachusetts Hoisting Machinery Operator’s License Class 2B. Knowledge, Ability and Skill – Knowledge. Thorough knowledge of equipment used to maintain a sewerage system, buildings, grounds, and other facilities. Knowledge of construction, maintenance and repair functions. Ability. Ability to operate large trucks, motorized equipment, hand and power tools. Ability to maintain and evaluate simple records. Skill. Good communication skills, including writing and speaking English.

Physical Requirements

Constant moderate to strenuous physical effort generally required to perform work. Frequent bending, walking, climbing, reaching, and standing. Frequently required to move (push, pull, lift or carry) objects weighing up to sixty (60) pounds. Ability to work in confined areas for extended periods of time. Frequently required to operate motorized equipment, hand, power, and various tools requiring manual dexterity. Excellent eye sight (sharp, close, distance, color, peripheral, and depth vision) and hearing well within normal ranges.

Supervision

Works under the direct supervision of the Facilities Foreman or the Assistant Superintendent of Maintenance. Performs work of a mechanical nature, requiring the use of defined procedures and methods, under close supervision to keep the sewerage system facilities and maintenance machinery and equipment in good working order.

Job Environment

Most work is performed outdoors, with exposure to varying weather conditions and with additional exposure to loud noises, heights, toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles, extremes of heat and cold, near moving parts, and with a risk of electrical shock. Has some contact with other District staff and infrequent contact with others. Errors in judgment could result in injury to self or other employees, damage to buildings or equipment, and legal ramifications to the District. Adheres to the District’s safety rules, regulations and policies.

Essential Functions

The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Operates sewer maintenance equipment, such as trucks, backhoes, front-end loaders, vacuum jet rodder, eductor, high velocity water jet, drags, bucket machine, catch basin cleaners,  portable pumps, sewer flusher, and other equipment used to maintain, clean, and unclog sanitary sewers and/or storm water facilities. Operates grounds maintenance equipment, such as snow plows, snow blowers, sanders, mowers, sweepers; including various lawn, tree and brush cutting tools. Drives and positions trucks and equipment. Selects proper attachments and tools for the efficient use of the equipment. Services, adjusts and makes minor repairs to equipment and attachments. Cleans maintenance equipment after maintenance is performed. Performs assigned duties at all facilities, such as repairing, painting, and cleaning equipment, walls, floors, snow removal, etc.

ANNUAL PAY RATE  $46,067.87 to $57,152.87 (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

MECHANIC/MACHINIST – South Essex Sewerage District, 50 Fort Avenue, Salem, MA Posted 8/22/2019

Definition – Skilled technical work in maintaining and repairing mechanical and electromechanical machinery, equipment, and automotive equipment; all other related work as required.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience – High school graduation and at least three to five years in related mechanical maintenance work, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Completion of a Basic Machine Shop Course and relative experience. Special Requirements- Massachusetts Driver’s License.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill – Knowledge. Thorough knowledge of wastewater treatment machinery, equipment and automotive equipment and the knowledge of how they are maintained and repaired. Knowledge of how to use typical machine shop machine tools for precision measuring such as: micrometers, verniers and indicators. Ability. Ability to prepare routine maintenance reports and maintain accurate records; ability to react promptly and efficiently in emergencies; ability to interpret technical manuals, blueprints and schematics; ability to use hand and power tools.Ability to operate machine shop equipment including lathes, milling machines and other standard machine shop equipment. Skill. Good communication skills, including writing and speaking English.

Physical Requirements

Constant moderate to strenuous physical effort generally required to perform work. Frequent bending, walking, climbing, reaching, and standing. Frequently required to move (push, pull, lift or carry) objects weighing up to sixty (60) pounds. Sometimes works in confined areas for extended periods of time. Frequently required to operate hand, power, and various tools requiring manual dexterity. Excellent eye sight (sharp, close, distance, color, peripheral, and depth vision) and hearing well within normal ranges.

Supervision

Works under the direct supervision of the Lead Mechanic or Master Mechanic. Performs work of a technical and mechanical nature, requiring the use of defined procedures and methods, under close supervision to keep the mechanical and electromechanical machinery, equipment, and automotive equipment in good working order.

Job Environment

Work is performed both inside and outside with potential exposure to loud noises, heights, toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles, near moving parts, and with risk of electrical shock. Has some contact with other District staff and infrequent contact with others. Errors in judgment could cause injury to self or other employees, damage to equipment, monetary loss, loss of service, and legal ramifications to the District. Adheres to the District’s safety rules, regulations and policies.

Essential Functions

The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on mechanical and electromechanical machinery, equipment and automotive equipment in order to keep vehicles and equipment in good operating order.  Lubricates equipment and checks for malfunctions; replaces packing and seals in pumps and valves; replaces bearings in motors, pumps, and other equipment; adjusts bar screens, comminutors, and weir plates; cleans out pipes and performs other plumbing and pipe fitting tasks as required. Plans setup and operates typical machine shop tools and equipment, producing parts to tolerances and company specifications. Responsible for the maintenance of machine shop tools and equipment. Responsible for the overall cleanliness of the machine shop. Uses gas and arc welding equipment to heat, cut, braze, and weld. Installs and sets up new or rebuilt equipment. Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on the District’s vehicles, including tune-ups, oil changes, lubrication, adjustment of brakes, clutches and carburetors. Performs routine vehicle safety inspection and road servicing. Performs clean-up work after repairs are completed. Assists in keeping maintenance records.

ANNUAL PAY RATE – $57,829.63 to $67,172.48 (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

Licensed Water Treatment Operator Cohasset Posted 8/8/2019

    Monitor water treatment plant processes and equipment both manually and via SCADA automation, making adjustments as necessary to control their operation. Monitor remote pump stations with inspections and daily sampling as required. Perform water quality sampling, testing, and analysis to determine compliance with federal, state, and EPA standards. Operate, maintain, control, and perform routine repair of plant equipment, including preventive maintenance duties. Establish, maintain and control flow through the water treatment process and into and within the distribution system. Utilize software programs for maintenance work orders and maintains all necessary records. Perform general maintenance duties of plant and other assigned duties.

Schedule:  Full-Time Days and extended shifts to meet the seasonal demands of the water system.  Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of the position. Availability for standby duty and the ability to be “on-call,” working evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.  Response to emergency events and alarm call-outs required as scheduled and required.

What will you need to succeed?   High School Degree or Equivalent.  Massachusetts Grade 3T or 4T preferred although t 3T & 4T OIT accepted with ability to achieve Full status. Being able to make sound decisions in process control and follow instructions, as well as following safety procedures.  Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check, pre-placement physical and drug screen before employment.  Valid MA driver’s license with a good driving record.

Woodard & Curran offers a generous compensation and benefits package to include retirement, generous paid time off, holidays, medical & dental insurance, flexible spending account, career growth, and more! Salary Range commensurate with experience; $27.00 – $31.00. Sign-on bonus provided at $2,500. On-call stipend provided. Career advancement and license renewal costs reimbursed to employees. 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.

Contact: Faith Douglas. Phone number 207-558-425 email  fdouglas@woodardcurran.com

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

WASTEWATER TREATMENT OPERATOR Posted 8/6/2019

The Charles River Pollution Control District, a medium-sized wastewater treatment facility, is seeking a candidate for the position of Wastewater Treatment Operator. The position requires a minimum of a Massachusetts Wastewater Operator Grade 4 License or the ability to obtain one within six months of hire. 

The Wastewater Treatment Operator is part of 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.  Responsibilities include but are 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 ranges from $20/hour to $26/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.

NBC Providence – Principal Environmental Engineer Reference Position No. EC003 Application Deadline: 8/13/2019 Posted 8/2/2019             

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for managing planning and design contracts for wastewater treatment, pumping and collection facilities as well as the development and management of Asset Management programs. Supervises NBC engineering staff and outside consultants.  Works with various design teams on a variety of engineering assignments with the majority of work being related to wastewater collection, pumping and treatment systems; storm water management; utility and infrastructure design; and permitting. Manage, coordinate and supervise consultant activities to assure the interests of the NBC are optimally achieved including maintaining projects on schedule, within budget and ensuring sound engineering practices are implemented.  Assist with the planning and design, or review, of new and rehabilitation projects for wastewater services (pipelines, pumping stations, septage receiving and treatment plants) within the NBC service areas. Development of status and progress reports.  Review consultant submittals (reports, plans and specifications) to determine if changes or corrections are necessary. Prepare Requests for Proposals and Qualifications for planning and design projects in accordance with NBC guidelines and review Proposals received.  Perform other duties and projects as assigned, within skill and experience capabilities.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  

Education/Experience: Requires a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Civil, Environmental or related engineering discipline) or equivalent.  Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering with an environmental engineering specialty or a related engineering discipline preferred.  At least 3 years experience performing duties equivalent to an Environmental Engineer.  

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

This position requires an understanding of wastewater facilities operations and design requirements, engineering principles, practices and methods and engineering support functions.  Must have proficiency in computer applications including Microsoft Office, CAD, GIS and database management. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a Professional Engineer license issued by the State of Rhode Island Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Must possess a valid driver’s license in order to operate NBC vehicles.

SEND RESUME OR APPLICATION TO: The Narragansett Bay Commission Human Resources Office One Service Road Providence, RI  02905 TEL: 401-461-8848/ TDD: 401-461-6549 FAX:  401-461-2242 E-Mail hr@narrabay.com  E-Mailed resumes must be received in MS Word Format

NBC Providence Facilities Engineer Reference Position No. EC008 Application Deadline: 8/13/19 Posted 8/2/2019       

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Responsible for maintaining NBC facilities and equipment, including HVAC systems, buildings, pump stations and wastewater treatment plants.  Work would typically include troubleshooting problems, identifying most cost effective solution and procuring a contractor to complete the work or coordinating repair with NBC maintenance staff.  Maintaining NBC buildings, and other facilities through the use of outside contractors and coordination with NBC maintenance staff. Develop and maintain preventive maintenance programs to minimize emergency breakdowns and optimize safe equipment utilization.  Perform audits, checks and tests of NBC wastewater treatment facilities (WWTF’s) operating, control & information systems/subsystems, pumping stations, satellite treatment facilities, and components to assure functioning within design specifications.  Trouble shoot and effect/coordinate repair of WWTF processing system components by NBC staff and/or outside contractors.  Supervise subordinate/assigned repair personnel and outside vendors.  Identify, recommend and justify opportunities for improvement in WWTF cost savings initiatives and processing improvements.

Performs other duties and projects as assigned, including engineering studies and design.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  

Education/Experience: Requires a degree from a 4-year technical college program (civil engineering, sanitary engineering, mechanical engineering, etc.) or equivalent.  At least five years’ experience performing mechanical/facilities engineering in the public or private sector is required.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   A thorough knowledge of engineering principles, techniques and procedures.  A thorough knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques used in trouble shooting, inspecting, servicing/repairing, and installing mechanical equipment and maintaining buildings. Familiarity with wastewater treatment facility and collection system operations and applicable safety/environmental regulations.  An understanding of computer based monitoring, data acquisition and transmission systems.  The ability to read plans and specifications. The ability to prepare specifications, bids and written reports.

Physical Demands: Some physical exertion required, primarily involving walking and climbing stairs and ladders.    

SEND RESUME OR APPLICATION TO:

The Narragansett Bay Commission Human Resources Office One Service Road Providence, RI  02905

TEL: 401-461-8848/ TDD: 401-461-6549 FAX:  401-461-2242

E-Mail hr@narrabay.com E-Mailed resumes must be received in MS Word Format

Operator I  Operations/Bucklin Point Wastewater Treatment Facility Job Reference BP057 Application Deadline 8/13/2019 Posted 8/2/2019

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Takes and records readings of plant equipment, including temperature, pressure, and vacuum.  Operates a variety of pumps, valves, gates, and switches in order to operate the plant equipment.  Responds to alarms or operational problems within plant property and at remote locations and takes corrective action based on defined procedures or supervisor direction. Cleans plant equipment and facilities and maintains a safe working environment.  Frequently requires operation of a forklift, Bobcat, front end loader, sweeper, scum truck, and/or pick-up truck.  Collects samples, performs standard tests, and records results; notifies supervisor if readings are abnormal.  Assists other operators and plant staff with cleaning, maintaining, repairing, and installing plant equipment.  Receives hazardous materials (chemical deliveries) and completes appropriate paperwork.  Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.   As required, to drive a facility vehicle on or off site.  Medium Work: exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or G.E.D. as required and authorized by Chapter 42-17.4 of the RI General Laws of 1956, as amended (RIGL).

EXPERIENCE:  Performance in basic maintenance. Following instructions. Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.  Cleaning and sanitation principles and practices.  

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Within one year of appointment, must possess an Operator-In-Training (OIT) Grade I certification license for wastewater treatment plant.   Valid driver’s license in good standing is required at time of appointment.

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.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Water Pollution Control Town of Barnstable Posted 8/2/2109

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.  Massachusetts Class D driver’s license required.  A current grade 6 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. $1,124.87 weekly + benefits.  For more information and to apply, please visit www.townofbarnstable.usby 8/13/19. AA/EOE 

Rochester Midland CorporationLynn, Massachusetts Posted 8/2/2019

Title: MA grade 2M: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator (Part Time)

Summary: Responsible for operating and maintaining 70,000GPD
wastewater treatment plant for a major food processor during the evening hours, 1-2 days a week, (7-11PM).  Duties include: Sample collection and testing to meet permit requirements and to assess and optimize plant operation.  Manage system chemistry requirements and plant operations. Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.  Document results and activities in an operator log. The treatment process consists of equalization, pH adjustment, coagulation, flocculation and solids separation using DAF.  Liquid sludge is removed daily. MA state operator license 2M is required.  One to two years related experience desired.  Must be a US Citizen. 

How to apply:  Email resume to: jjanas@rochestermidland.comContact: Joe Janas, 934 500 9644    jjanas@rochestermidland.comSubmission Deadline Date: Sept. 23, 2019

Licensed Water Treatment Operator –  Cohasset Posted 7/30/2019

Job Description:

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

 Requisition Number – R00966 Job Application Link: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=8cc14e66fc429c74560ba5cd6be0d001

Town of Medfield Wastewater Technician / Operator Posted 7/23/2019

The position works under the direction of the Chief and Assistant Chief Operators, and will perform all necessary work in order to maintain, inspect and repair wastewater systems within the Town of Medfield. This role insures organizational efficiency in the application of prescribed policies, procedures, and methods.

 License requirements

A Valid Massachusetts Class D drivers license, (CDL Class b, 2A Hoisting license and a Massachusetts Wastewater grade 4 are desirable.) If applicant does not possess a Wastewater 4 license they are required to obtain it within 1 year of hire.

 This position is for a full time 40 hour work week with overtime available and some weekend rotation work. Benefits are available for this position through the Town. This position has an Hourly rate of $20.75 – $25.97 DOQ. And eligible for promotion to Wastewater Technician DOQ at an Hourly rate of $22,82 – $28.57

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please. Send resume with cover letter and three reference to: mgoulet@medfield.netInclude WASTEWATER TECH in the subject line.

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

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

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

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