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Job Seekers – Current Jobs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Woodard & Curran is an equal opportunity employer.

Woodard & Curran is a Drug-Free Work Place.

Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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

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

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

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

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

     * Daily inspection of operating sites.

     * Maintains communications with project personnel. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

What will you need to succeed?

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

     * High School Graduate or equivalent.

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

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

     * Possess a valid Driver’s License for Massachusetts.

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

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

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

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

Deadline for application: Open until filled

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Special Requirements: Grade 4 Waste Water License.

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

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

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

and the needs of the Department/College.

Start date: ASAP

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

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

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

Title 5 Inspector Ipswich MA Posted 3/22/2019

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

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

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

Benefits:  Health Insurance, Vacation, 401 K Retirement Plan

Please email your resume to: info@dfclark.com

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

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

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

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

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

SEND RESUME OR APPLICATION TO:

The Narragansett Bay Commission

Human Resources Office

One Service Road

Providence, RI  02905

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

FAX:  401-461-2242

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

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

Required license – Grade 4M

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

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

Responsibilities include:

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

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

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

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

Operator Springfield MA Posted 3/14/2019

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

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

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

Required Experience

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

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

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

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

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

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

MA GRADE 5C OPERATOR Marion WPCF Posted 2/27/2019

Applications are being accepted for a MA Grade 5C Licensed Municipal WPCF operator for a full-time position in a SBR wastewater treatment facility.  A lower Grade MA licensed WW Operator, actively pursuing a Grade 5C license, may be considered. 

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 and dental 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

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

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

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Essential Duties:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

     * Knowledgeable in state bidding laws and funding programs.

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

     * 12+ years of engineering experience.

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

     * Registered Professional Engineer.

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

Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place.

Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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

General Statement of Duties:

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

Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience

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

Licenses

Massachusetts Grade 6 wastewater Operators License

Massachusetts drivers license Class D

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Requirements

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

Highly Desirable Qualifications and Experience

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

     * A valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator’s license.

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

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

     * Knowledge of computer applications and possess basic computer skills.

     * Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Date of Posting: January 30, 2019

Salary: $93,341.94 – $104,997.88

Please forward cover letter and a resume to:

Human Resources Department

City of Marlborough

140 Main Street

Marlborough, MA 01752

humanresources@marlborough-ma.gov 

Position will remain open until filled.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Qualifications:

     * 4-6 years of engineering experience.

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

     * Licensed Professional Engineer

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

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

     * Making decisions independently on engineering problems and methods.

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

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

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

Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place.

Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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

License required:  Grade 4M

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

Job Responsibilities include:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Town of Somerset Laborer Needed   Posted 1/10/2019

Full Time Day Shift Water Pollution Control Facility 116 Walker Street

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

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

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

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

Overview:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Essential Duties:

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

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

     * Determines technical approach for specific tasks.

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

     * Knowledgeable in state bidding laws and SRF programs.

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

     * Superior writing, communication and presentation skills.

     * 10-15 years of engineering experience.

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

     * Registered Professional Engineer.

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Woodard and Curran, Inc. Wastewater Technical Manager – R00755 Dedham MA Posted 1/8/2019

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.

Overview:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Essential Duties:

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

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

     * Determines technical approach for specific tasks.

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

     * Knowledgeable in state bidding laws and SRF programs.

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

     * Superior writing, communication and presentation skills.

     * 10-15 years of engineering experience.

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

     * Registered Professional Engineer.

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

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Town of Somerset Water Pollution Control Department Posted 1/3/2019

OPERATORS ASSISTANT GRADE 4 – Water Pollution Treatment Plant Operator  – Full Time Day Shift  – Water Pollution Control Facility – 166 Walker Street

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

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSTION

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

Applications will be accepted until January 15th, 2019.

Town of Somerset is an AAEEO minorities employer.

Woodard and Curran, Inc. Entry Level O&M Technician Posted 1/3/2019  Cohasset MA 

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 O&M Technicians are responsible for the operation and maintenance of the wastewater our facilities and systems. We are looking for an individual who possesses solid mechanical repair skills while providing mechanical and basic electrical system troubleshooting and repair of pumping equipment and control switches.   Must be able to work days, nights, weekends and holidays, as required for emergency call-outs.  Working in inclement weather may be required.

What will you need to succeed?

The ideal candidate will have a Massachusetts wastewater certification and/or education in the related field or have the ability to obtain.

        Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school, including or supplemented by courses in mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation maintenance.

        Experience in the operation and maintenance pumps, compressors, and plumbing fixtures preferable.

        Must possess a valid MA driver’s license and a safe driving record.

       Must be able to lift or move up to 40 lbs on a regular basis.

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

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

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Treatment Facility Operators – Norwell, MA Area ( Full /Part- Time) Posted 1/3/2019

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 Fortune 500 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, 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.

Treatment Facility Operator:

Clean Harbors, Inc, the nation’s largest provider of environmental services has an immediate opening for  licensed Operators for  groundwater treatment facilities in the Norwell, MA area. 

Position Summary:  The candidate will be responsible for the operation of the facility under the direction of the Chief Operator with minimal direct oversight.  Principle duties include:

Assists in 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 will also be required to work weekends on a rotating basis.  This is a full time position, but applicants seeking part-time employment are encouraged to apply and  will be considered. 

Qualifications Required:   High School diploma and a minimum 4 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 preferred but Grade 4 is acceptable as long as selected candidates can obtain Grade 5 certification . WWT Operators industrial certification preferred but if not, must be obtained within 45 days of hire.  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. Visit us at http://www.cleanharbors.com.

Resumes can be emailed to McDermott.Kenneth@cleanharbors.com

City of Fitchburg Posted 12/21/2018
Wastewater Treatment FacilitySewer System Operator (2 openings)Salary Range:  $41,683 – $54,350

RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES:

  • Provide corrective and preventive maintenance on the collection system;
  • Perform a variety of skilled and unskilled manual duties in the maintenance and care of the collection system including, but not limited to:
    • Repair of weir walls and other modifications to regulators, outfalls and manhole structures that may be required to insure proper operation;
    • Repairing/replacing/raising manhole frames and covers;
    • Cleaning and inspecting all sewer lines, manholes, regulators, and chambers, and interpreting and documenting the results of inspections.
  • Perform Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) inspections, as required by NPDES permit;
  • Clean sewer lines using variety of methods and equipment, such as a jet machine and rodding machine, video camera equipment and jetting-vacuum truck;
  • Assist in the repair of the collection system lines or pump stations as directed;
  • Use chemicals for cleaning and odor control; 
  • Perform investigations of private sewer services or sewer lines using a variety of methods which may include: reviewing City’s sewer record plans, colored water dye tests, CCTV camera investigations, and sound tests.  Documentation of investigation results and findings;
  • Investigate and document collection system malfunctions and institute proper corrective actions;
  • Investigate and document any and all claims of damage caused by the sewer collection system;
  • Follow City’s confined space entry program;
  • Maintain Sewer System Crew’s equipment and facilities in a neat and working order;
  • Assist in performing maintenance and repairs to Wastewater Division/DPW Building facilities and grounds;
  • Assist in performing minor maintenance to Sewer System Crew’s vehicles and equipment;
  • Perform work on sewer flow meters, including installation, maintenance and troubleshooting with a laptop; 
  • Investigate claims for abatements;
  • Assist in efforts to locate illegal entry and dumping into sewer collection system;
  • Participate in safety training including but not limited to confine space entry, explosion atmosphere, traffic, and general safety;
  • Shall be required to complete daily work activities documentation when in absence of General Foreman and Working Foreman; 
  • Perform other general duties as directed by the Sewer System Working Foreman, Sewer System General Foreman, or Sewer System Manager, including assisting with treatment plant operations and maintenance;
  • Assist DPW Streets Division with snow and ice removal operations, including outside normal working hours;
  • May be required to assist other DPW Divisions, as required.   

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess valid Driver’s License;
  • Must be a High School graduate or possess equivalent GED;
  • OSHA 10 Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire;
  • Must possess Class B Commercial Driver’s License with air brake and tank vehicle endorsement (Haz-Mat and tank (Endorsement X) desirable); 
  • New England Water Environmental Association Grade III Wastewater Collection System Operator Certification or ability to obtain within one year of appointment; Minimum of three (3) years in the wastewater collection system or three (3) years in wastewater industry;
  • ​Must possess Massachusetts Class 2B Hoisting License (Combination loader/backhoe machines and hoisting machinery listed under 2C and 2D with manufacturer-approved attachments);
  • ​​Educational training in recognized technical program may be substituted for required experience on the basis of one (1) year for one (1) year; not more than two years substitution will be allowed.  Knowledge of traffic control safety procedures;
  • Must demonstrate ability to safely and effectively operate all applicable motor vehicles and equipment currently available to the Department of Public Works, Streets Division;
  • Demonstrate ability to write reports and follow written and/or verbal instructions;
  • Demonstrate required skills and ability to perform all work assigned by successfully completing a six (6) month probationary period;
  • Must be available for overtime, as position may require extensive overtime on weekends during winter months.

The City of Fitchburg is an Affirmative Action (AA) and Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) This job description does not constitute an employment agreement betweenthe employer and employee. It is subject to change by the employer as the needsofthe employer and the requirements of the job change.​

Application:    www.fitchburgma.gov 

Send Cover letter, resume and application to HR@fitchburgma.gov.Submission Deadline:  Until FilledO&M Tech III Newtown, CT Posted 12/17/2018

SUEZ in North America operates across all 50 states and Canada with 6,700 employees dedicated to environmental sustainability and smart and sustainable resource management. The company provides drinking water, wastewater and waste collection service to 6.4 million people on a daily basis; treats over 600 million gallons of water and over 450 million gallons of wastewater each day; delivers water treatment and advanced network solutions to 16,000 industrial and municipal sites; processes 55,000 tons of waste for recycling; and rehabilitates and maintains water assets for more than 4,000 municipal and industrial customers. The company is a subsidiary of Paris-based SUEZ.

The Operations & Maintenance III position involves all tasks required to operate and maintain a water or wastewater treatment facility.

Required Skills:

Operational Component of Position:

Diagnoses basic WWTP operational problems and takes corrective action; communicates status, changes, and abnormalities in operating areas.

• Follows process control procedures for assigned areas; verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to supervisor.

• Inspects and troubleshoots equipment using tools and gauges of the trade; obtain necessary parts through established procedures.

• Maintains an adequate laboratory supply inventory; and maintains and evaluates daily laboratory records and validation procedures.

• Monitors and observes operating conditions; records observations and data in area shift log.

• Operates equipment manually and through instrument panels, computer terminals, and programmable logic control units in an assigned area.

• Performs chemical and biological analyses including the operation and maintenance of complex laboratory equipment.

• Performs field tests (chemical, physical and biological) in order to pace chemical dosages for process and odor control units or alter unit processes.

• Performs routine lab tests, and routine instrument calibration for portable meters.

• Researches, sets up and carries out (under supervision) testing programs as assigned.

• Samples wastewater, sludge, and gases according to schedule; and services automatic samplers.

• Participates in the development of written standard operating procedures (SOP’s)

• Trains peers and subordinates as requested.

Maintenance Component of Position:

• Operates mobile vehicles and equipment for facility operational and maintenance purposes.

• Performs basic troubleshooting of equipment, recommends solutions and fills out work orders.

• Performs cleanup and housekeeping tasks for work area, tools, equipment, facilities and grounds.

• Performs limited to moderately complex preventive maintenance of equipment such as tightening loose fittings, checking/replenishing fluids and lubricating equipment; installing and repairing pumps, replacing lines or hoses and advises supervisors of need for advanced maintenance.

• Performs routine lubrication of equipment and motors, and replaces oil reserves.

• Rigging and hoisting of equipment.

• Water meter reading and valve / hydrant exercising.

• Other pertinent maintenance activities. 

• Ability to work in confined spaces and also heights and ladders.

Job Location Code: Newtown, CT

Job Location: Newtown, Connecticut, United States

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Posting Date: 12/01/2018

Required Experience:

• Valid drivers license.

• Valid CT Grade “3” Wastewater Operator Certificate required with 5-7 years experience in wastewater treatment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  In addition, prefer 2-3 years of supervisory experience.

• Minimum high school graduate.  Any trade or additional training is a plus. 

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

Apply at: https://suezna-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm? 

The City of Marlborough, Department of Public Works seeks qualified applicants for the position of Pumping Station Operator. Posted 12/12/2018

Responsibilities include:   Receives supervision and instruction from Head Pumping Station Operator.  Operates, maintains and repairs diesel and gas driven engines; electrically driven pumps, and auxiliary machinery and equipment in municipal sewage and/or water pumping, booster stations; takes readings on recording instruments and adjusts equipment as necessary to regulate flow of water and/or sewage and to control the amount of chlorine or other substances being added; maintains log of operations; inspects, cleans and lubricates machinery; overhauls, maintains, and repairs machinery and equipment; maintains station buildings and grounds in clean and orderly condition. Use and setup of confined entry equipment, Tripod, hoisting wench, safety harness and gas detection. Performs other duties as directed by the Head Pump Station Operator, including assisting with the day to day operations and maintenance activities at the pumping stations and treatment plants as assigned. As assigned, may participate in snow removal.  May supervise Pumping Station Attendants. 

Requirements:   Experience with diesel, gas driven and electrical pumps and related machinery.  Drinking Water Operator license Grade TA required (or the ability to obtain Grade TA within 6 months).  Massachusetts Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Department of Public Safety Hoisting License 2B preferred.  

Location:Pumping Stations: Cedar Hill Pump Station and Department of Public Works.

Schedule:   1st operator – Sunday thru Thursday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, with lunch on the job and 2nd operator Tuesday thru Saturday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, with lunch on the job.  Must be available to be on call every 3rd week and holidays and respond to emergencies when needed, respond within 30 minutes of receiving an alarm and carry an assigned cell phone.

Salary Range:    $47,585.35 – $60,110.54

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department

City of Marlborough

140 Main Street

Marlborough, MA 01752

humanresources@marlborough-ma.gov
City of Marlborough, Department of Public WorksPosted 12/6/2018Seeking applicants for Special Motor Equipment Operators and Laborer positions within the department. 

Special Motor Equipment Operator (SMEO) (AA#18-09-12):  

Only candidates possessing a current Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) as well as a Massachusetts Department of Public Safety Hoisting License will be considered for this position. 

Responsibilities include: 

Performs a variety of unskilled labor duties of which the following are typical examples:  digging holes, trenches, and other excavations; shoveling materials and leveling areas, will be required to work on water and sewer lines, performing installations, repairs and maintenance, loading and unloading supplies, assisting in placing and holding heavy items in place, monitoring equipment and taking meter readings; using hand or small powered equipment; performing laboring duties for skilled craftsman but not as a Helper or Apprentice nor for the purpose of learning the trade. Use standard hand tools, i.e.: shovels, picks, axes, saws, heavy wrenches and small power tools.  Performs various duties as assigned.

Operates any piece of motor driven equipment including, but not limited to, trucks with a rated capacity of over 9 tons, tractors, semi-trailers, truck-trailer combinations, and special equipment such as tractors, backhoes, front end loaders, rotary snow plows, mobile graders, mobile bituminous spreaders.  Greases, oils, cleans and performs other minor preventative maintenance on equipment including some servicing on the job for certain special equipment.  May occasionally operate motor equipment of lower level of difficulty.  During winter months, participates in snow and ice operations.

Salary range:      $48,537.06 – $61,312.75

Laborer (AA#18-14): 

Responsibilities include:   Perform manual work varying in nature from unskilled to skilled in all public works and related activities including but not limited: roads, buildings and grounds construction, utilities, repair and maintenance work.  May involve the use of specialized tools, small equipment and driving a truck (non-CDL).   Does related work as required.

Perform a variety of semi-skilled tasks including but not limited to maintaining and repairing roads, drainage areas, utilities, catch basins, facilities, grounds, etc., paint road lanes and intersection stop bars, remove damaged sections of pavement, fill holes with patching materials and tamp or roll patches, build and set forms and finish concrete; patch new and old concrete work.  Prepare asphalt materials for resurfacing projects; fill and tamp, rake and shovel materials, load and unload trucks; load, lift and move materials, supplies, furniture and equipment, cut and remove brush from rights-of-way, dig trenches, manually grade and install drainage pipe; maintain drainage areas, construct, repair and maintain manholes, catch basins and curbing, occasionally drive to and from maintenance,

construction, or grounds work sites, operate road repair equipment (non-CDL/Hoisting equipment), operate a variety of mowers (non-hydraulic) in grass cutting operations, operate trucks, tractors and trailers (non-CDL equipment) in grounds preparation and maintenance work, cut, prune and trim trees, shrubs and hedges, rake leaves and remove fallen limbs and trash; performs related tasks, pick up trash from grounds, perform semi-skilled cement, woodworking and painting tasks, assist with snow and ice removal.  Plows and removes snow using non-CDL vehicles and equipment; sands, salts and chemically treats roadways, parking lots and sidewalks using non-CDL vehicles and equipment.  Ability to regularly work in outside weather conditions exposed to heat, cold, wet or humid conditions.  Frequently work near moving equipment and occasionally exposed to fumes and airborne particles.   During winter months, participates in snow and ice operations.

Education and Experience:   High school diploma and experience in the operation of various pieces of construction or road equipment, the repair and maintenance of motorized equipment, or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Special Requirements:   A valid driver’s license. Employee is required to progressively train towards a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDL) and a Hoisting 2A License.   Must possess a valid Class C Driver’s License, and to maintain the licensure as part of the position.  Must obtain both a CDL and Hoisting License within one year of hire date.   Failure to obtain both a CDL and Hoisting License within one (1) calendar year from date of hire will result in automatic termination of employment.   You will be required to sign a release stating you understand that your continued employment is contingent upon obtaining both a CDL and Hoisting License within one year of your hire date. 

Salary range:      $44,760.12 – $50,336.30

To apply, please forward/email cover letter (including which position you are applying for) and resume to:

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

humanresources@marlborough-ma.gov  

The City of Marlborough, Department of Public Works is accepting applications for one Foreman in the Water & Sewer Division. Posted 12/12/2018


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

Waste Water Treatment Operator – Chelmsford MA Posted 12/6/2018

As a premier job shop finisher, JapEnameLac (JEL) has served the changing needs of its customers for more than 65 years. JEL’s name is recognized throughout the industry for our commitment to quality, on time delivery and years of experience in the finishing industry. From chromating, phosphating, multiple automated powder coat systems, wet painting, robotic electrostatic painting, silk screening, pad printing and stenciling, we do it all. JEL has a current opening in our Chelmsford, MA location for Waste Water Treatment Operator.

Summary:

Responsible for maintaining the process tanks for pre-treatment and the waste treatment system.

Responsibilities:

  • Titrate tank solutions to determine concentration levels and supervise addition of chemicals required to maintain proper solution strength.
  • Responsible for the regeneration of all DI columns.
  • Responsible for the conversion of chromium IV to chromium III under a batch treatment process of all chromium IV containing wastes.
  • Monitor the acid neutralization process to control the pH of the effluent to the POTW.
  • Monitor and clean the clarifier and filter press.
  • Maintenance and calibration as needed of all equipment.
  • Label, seal and move hazardous waste drums to the Hazardous Waste Accumulation Area.
  • Take all possible steps to avoid hazardous waste spills. Direct the clean-up of any that might happen so as to protect the safety of personnel and the environment from pollution.
  • Be knowledgeable of the chemical treatment processes.

Requirements:Must have valid Grade 3 Industrial Waste Water Treatment Operator License.  Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life Insurance, 401k with company match, Tuition Reimbursement, 10 paid holidays, Vacation and Personal time

Apply online at www.paceind.com/careers and search under the Chelmsford MA location,

Or apply in person using our kiosk at: 25 Katrina Rd Chelmsford, MA 01824

Treatment Plant Head Operator – Attleboro MA Posted 12/6/2018

Wastewater Department Salary Range $29.37 – 35.42. Directs , assigns, and supervises the activities of shift operators, shift attendants, maintenance Personnel and laborers. Requires Grade 6 Certification and valid drivers license.

If interested please submit a resume, cover letter, and completed application to the City Personnel Office 77 Park St Attleboro MA 02703 or contact personneloffice@cityofattleboro.us
Operator , Millbury, MA – posted 12/03/18

The Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District is currently accepting resumes for an 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.  Excellent potential for growth.

Employees are part of the MA State Retirement System. Grade level and salary will be based on skill level and experience.

Send cover letter and resume to:  Liz Mailhot, Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527-2199, E-mail: emailhot@ubwpad.org

Woodard and Curran, Inc. Posted 11/20/2018

JOB TITLE:Lead O&M Technician – R00723

STATE/PROVINCE: Connecticut

CITY: Storrs 06269

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 has a phenomenal opportunity to join our skilled treatment team in Storrs, CT. Partnering with our Area Manager and Plant Manager, the ideal candidate will manage the daily operations of the affected facility, including, with supervision, managing the scope, schedule, and budget of the facility in accordance with our contract requirements.

Responsibilities:

Activities include the operation and daily inspection of operating sites, maintaining communications with project personnel, preventive maintenance activities and data entry and report generation, including preparing the Monthly Operating Report.  The Lead O&M Technician will monitor and control assigned budget elements to ensure cost-effective service to meet budget and will serve as the liaison with the project staff and management all within a team and career-focused environment.

Ideal candidates will also schedule, coordinate, direct, and supervises all daily operations of plant personnel, ensuring that subordinate employees follow established administrative, safety, operating, and maintenance policies.  He/she will aggressively supervise the operations department to ensure that work is performed in a safe and professional manner by following established safety, operating, and emergency response procedures.

Qualifications:

     * Valid Treatment Plant Operator’s License for the state of Connecticut.

     * Must possess a valid Driver’s License.

     * Applicants will possess proficiency with computers, including an ability to work with    SCADA, Microsoft   Word, Excel, and Maintenance Management Programs.  

     * Minimum five years of professional experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility is desired.  Applicant must be able to understand and follow compliance standards.

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.

PLEASE USE A WEB BROWSER OTHER THAN INTERNET EXPLORER IF YOU ENCOUNTER ISSUES (CHROME, FIREFOX, SAFARI)

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

https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=37062a69b46bca4ac43c2d893a0998beO&M Technician III  Newtown, CT Posted 11/14/2018

SUEZ in North America operates across all 50 states and Canada with 6,700 employees dedicated to environmental sustainability and smart and sustainable resource management. The company provides drinking water, wastewater and waste collection service to 6.4 million people on a daily basis; treats over 600 million gallons of water and over 450 million gallons of wastewater each day; delivers water treatment and advanced network solutions to 16,000 industrial and municipal sites; processes 55,000 tons of waste for recycling; and rehabilitates and maintains water assets for more than 4,000 municipal and industrial customers. The company is a subsidiary of Paris-based SUEZ.

The Operations & Maintenance III position involves any and all tasks required to operate and maintain a water or wastewater treatment facility including but not limited to lawn mowing, grounds keeping, snow shoveling, permit required confined space entries, small spill clean-up, good housekeeping, routine maintenance and repair of various equipment, sample collecting, lab testing, observation of equipment and process operations, use of ladders and stairs, pump station inspections, and  collection system maintenance, housekeeping, custodial, and chemical handling, and other work as required.  Attain Class III CT DEEP wastewater certification within two years of hiring.

Required Skills:

Diagnoses basic WWTP operational problems and takes corrective action; communicates status, changes, and abnormalities in operating areas.

• Follows process control procedures for assigned areas; verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to supervisor.

• Inspects and troubleshoots equipment using tools and gauges of the trade; obtain necessary parts through established procedures.

• Maintains an adequate laboratory supply inventory; and maintains and evaluates daily laboratory records and validation procedures.

• Monitors and observes operating conditions; records observations and data in area shift log.

• Operates equipment manually and through instrument panels, computer terminals, and programmable logic control units in an assigned area.

• Performs chemical and biological analyses including the operation and maintenance of complex laboratory equipment.

• Performs field tests (chemical, physical and biological) in order to pace chemical dosages for process and odor control units or alter unit processes.

• Performs routine lab tests, and routine instrument calibration for portable meters.

• Researches, sets up and carries out (under supervision) testing programs as assigned.

• Samples wastewater, sludge, and gases according to schedule; and services automatic samplers.

• Participates in the development of written standard operating procedures (SOP’s)

• Trains peers and subordinates as requested.

Maintenance Component of Position:

• Operates mobile vehicles and equipment for facility operational and maintenance purposes.

• Performs basic troubleshooting of equipment, recommends solutions and fills out work orders.

• Performs cleanup and housekeeping tasks for work area, tools, equipment, facilities and grounds.

• Performs limited to moderately complex preventive maintenance of equipment such as tightening loose fittings, checking/replenishing fluids and lubricating equipment; installing and repairing pumps, replacing lines or hoses and advises supervisors of need for advanced maintenance.

• Performs routine lubrication of equipment and motors, and replaces oil reserves.

• Rigging and hoisting of equipment.

• Water meter reading and valve / hydrant exercising.

• Other pertinent maintenance activities. 

• Ability to work in confined spaces and also heights and ladders.

Required Experience:

• Valid drivers license.

• CT Wastewater Operator Grade II Certification minimum licensed required. Must be able to obtain Wastewater Operator Grade III within 90 days of employment.

• Minimum high school graduate.  Any trade or additional training is a plus. 

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

https://suezna-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=2616&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993635&company_id=30110&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_US-CT&bylocation=&keywords=&byCat=&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

Synagro – Greater Lawrence Sanitary District, North Andover, MA. Posted 11/12/2018

Plant Operator

Grade 4M Certification from Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).

 Inspect, maintain, and control process equipment and perform mechanical maintenance throughout the plant. Adhere to all applicable regulations to provide, safe, reliable, and cost effective operation of the plant to meet processing, permit, and other applicable requirements. Requires a Grade 4M Certification from Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). Synagro will support applicant to obtain certification. Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

Apply to position at http://www.synagro.com/synagro-careers/

Daniel Neary 443-489-9040 dneary@synagro.com

Submission deadline 2/28/2019

The City of Marlborough, Department of Public  Foreman in the Water & Sewer Division Posted 11/8/2018

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.

EST Associates Grade 2-I  Wastewater Operator / Service Technician 11/7/2018

About Company: EST Associates is a privately owned environmental services company with offices located in Needham, MA & Mount Laurel, New Jersey.  Our services include: environmental sampling & monitoring, operations & maintenance (O&M), and sewer / flow monitoring services.

Job Summary: Our MA location is seeking a full time O&M field service technician with a positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and strong technical skills. The qualified candidate would be required to travel to customer facilities to perform inspections, repairs, installations, and preventative maintenance services.

Requirements:

·         Grade 2-I MA wastewater license or higher

·         OSHA 40

·         Reliable vehicle with a clean driving record

·         Ability to pass a drug test & background check

·         Strong mechanical & electrical skills

·         Must be physically capable and able to lift a minimum of 50lbs

·         Ability to work independently, prioritize jobs/tasks, and also work as a team

Benefits Include:

·         Competitive Salary

·         Paid Time Off

·         Health, Vision & Dental Insurance

·         401K

·         Mileage Reimbursement/Company Vehicle

Job Type: Full-time

To apply, email resume to: HR@estassociates.com

Submission Deadline: Until Filled

Woodard and Curran, Inc. Water Treatment Operator – R00713 Posted 11/7/2018

Cohasset, MA

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? We are seeking a skilled and dedicated operator to regularly participate in the daily operations and maintenance of the Water Treatment Plant under the skilled direction of our Plant Manager in Cohasset, MA. They will also ensure our plant is running in compliance with federal and state requirements.  Participates in an on-call rotation on weekends, holidays and outside normal workday hours.  Will be required to respond to an emergency or unpredicted situation.

What do you need to succeed?

     * High School or trade school diploma is required, 1-2 years’ experience in a water treatment facility operation and maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education and experience, preferred.

     * Massachusetts Water Treatment Plant Operator’s License Grade 3T or Grade 3T OIT or Grade 4T or Grade 4T OIT.

     * A valid Massachusetts Class D motor vehicle operator’s license.

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

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

     * Knowledge of computer applications.

     * Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, other personnel, and the general public.

     * Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

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

PLEASE USE A WEB BROWSER OTHER THAN INTERNET EXPLORER IF YOU ENCOUNTER ISSUES (CHROME, FIREFOX, SAFARI) To apply for this position, please use the following URL:  https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=7d2afbd574846d62d4183cbb6b3a738f

City of Attleboro Wastewater Department Treatment Plant Head Operator – Posted 11/7/18

Salary Range: $29.37 – $35.42 per hour

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

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

If interested, please submit a resume, cover letter, and completed application to the City Personnel Office, 77 Park St., Attleboro, MA  02703 or personneloffice@cityofattleboro.us no later than November 8, 2018.

South Hadley WWTP, Senior Plant Attendant (Operator), Grade 4 – posted 10/15/18

Job Summary: Monitor, maintain and repair treatment plant and pump station equipment; perform routine laboratory testing; take and record instrument readings, and make adjustments as necessary; perform routine and preventative maintenance; oversee sludge dewatering operations. Regular work week M – F, 7 AM to 3:30. Overtime is required – weekends and Holidays rotate between qualified operators. Applicants must have a grade 4 wastewater license or be able to obtain the license within 6 months of being hired. The starting weekly pay is $960.00 per week, with the weekly range for this position $960.00 to $1160.00. This is a union position.

To submit an application, please visit the South Hadley website at www.southhadley.org/jobs.

Submission Deadline: Until filled

Rousselot Gelatin in Peabody, MA, Waste Water Treatment Operator – posted 10/15/18

4M License, Valid Driver’s License, High School Diploma or G.E.D required.

$22.24 – $27.24 / hr.

Full-time, direct hire, fully benefited position

12-hour Night Shift on a 3 On / 3 Off schedule. Due to the 24/7 nature of the plant, work on weekends, holidays and overtime are requirements of the position.

Job Duties:

  • Monitor the entire wastewater process, which includes the centrifuge sludge dewatering system, pH control, and flow control.
  • Operate and control electric motors, pumps and valves to regulate flow of raw water into treating plant.
  • Monitor process through HMI’s and adjust/control flow rates, valves, pumps and other equipment.
  • Monitor discharge water (effluent) for flow, B.O.D., T.S.S. on a continuous basis with daily limits.
  • Perform testing for TSS, turbidity, iron and % solids for wastewater, water and sludge solids.

Why work at Rousselot?

  • Easy commute, North of Boston in Peabody right off Rte.128.
  • Superior Benefit Packages: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Vacation, Sick Time, Family Gym Membership
  • Longevity – The Peabody Plant has been in business for over 200 years!
  • Rousselot invests in team member’s continued education, licenses and career advancement

To submit a quick online application and for a full job description, please go to Rousselot’s Job Board:

https://rousselot.applicantpro.com/jobs/

Wastewater Operator – posted 10/15/18

Microsemi’s Discrete Products Group (DPG) offers one of the industry’s most comprehensive power and RF/microwave discrete semiconductor product portfolios. The DPG encompasses two business units, the Power Discrete & Modules BU and the RF/Microwave Discretes BU.  Markets the PDM & RF/MW Discretes BU’s address include:  alternative energy, industrial, medical, defense, commercial aviation, communications, embedded systems, motor control, power solutions, sensors and security.  Microsemi is planning to fill the following position with a talented, creative and motivated individual.  A generous package is offered to all regular full time employees.  Please review the job description below and the qualifications required to be the successful candidate.

Summary: Microsemi DPG 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 3I 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 policyMaintain 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 3I 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

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: Microsemi 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.

Grade 2 Operator, Andover, MA – posted 10/15/18

Andover Ma Pharma company looking to hire a Grade 2 or better licensed waste water treatment technician. Looking for a quick hire. License must be valid and not in sleeper status. Responsibilities include not only waste water treatment but successful candidate will be expected to assist HVAC and Millwright department. No experience is necessary and candidate will be will always be accompanied by proper personnel. Health Benefits,401K  and competitive wage offered. Candidate will be expected to cover 2 weekend shifts per month.

Please Contact Tom Bresnahan 978-273-0574 or Brian Sheehan 978-406-5989

Sewer Superintendent, Town of North Brookfield, MA – posted 10/15/18

The Town of North Brookfield is accepting applications for the position of Sewer Superintendent. The Superintendent will work forty (40) hours per week, a minimum of every third weekend duty and four (4) holiday duties per year. Weekend and Holiday duties consist of no more than four (4) hours each morning. The Superintendent shall be available for call- in emergencies and any other overtime deemed necessary.

Applicant must have a High school diploma or GED. A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, or related field is preferred but not required. 3-6 years of progressively responsible experience in administration and management of municipal wastewater systems; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job is required.Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record is required. Possession of a valid Hoisting License and C.D.L. is not required but preferred. Possession of a Massachusetts DEP Grade 5 license is required. The Town prefers that the Superintendent reside within 20 miles of work. This is a contract salaried position. Starting salary will be low to mid $70,000, depending on experience and qualifications. Use of a Town vehicle may be included in the salary contract.

Please submit resume and cover letter to The Town of North Brookfield, P.O. Box 236, North Brookfield, MA 01535 no later than November 1, 2018. A full benefits package and job description is available upon request.  Finalists for this position will be required to submit a minimum of three (3) references.

The Town of North Brookfield is an equal opportunity employer.

Wastewater Operator – South Shore – posted 10/15/18

Since 1899, Weston & Sampson has been providing municipalities, public agencies, and private sector clients with cost-effective and innovative solutions to their infrastructure, utility, and environmental engineering challenges throughout the eastern United States.

Weston & Sampson Services is currently looking for a Wastewater Operator for the South Shore area with a minimum of 1-2 years of experience. This individual will be responsible for managing multiple wastewater systems that involve composing sampling programs and standard operating procedures for operating and maintaining water systems in accordance with Massachusetts regulations. 
Other duties include:

Daily rounds and inspections of all plant equipment

Monitoring and observing operating conditions

Adjusting wastewater treatment equipment such as valves, pumps, blowers, dewatering equipment

Performing routine lab tests and calibrating meters associated with lab analysis

Maintaining compliance with all safety requirements

Performing minor maintenance and troubleshooting of plant equipment

Housekeeping and maintaining plant grounds

Preparing monthly reports for wastewater systems

Job Requirements:

A high school diploma or equivalent is required

A minimum MA Grade 4M Wastewater Treatment Operator License is required

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.

At Weston & Sampson we treat our staff with the highest degree of professional respect and encourage them to grow and achieve.  We provide a comfortable working environment along with state-of-the-art tools and equipment.  Our mid-size helps to foster a friendly corporate culture where individuals are recognized for their contributions. 

We offer competitive salaries and a generous benefits package: including health, dental and vision; paid holidays and vacation; 401K plan with employer match.  Also, each year, when profitable, Weston & Sampson makes contributions to the ESOP to continue to expand our tradition of employee ownership.  The ESOP allows us to continue as a generational company, maintaining control of our own destiny.  We all have a stake in our continued success!

Weston & Sampson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If interested, please submit resume through our career portal on our website: www.westonandsampson.com

Wastewater Operator – North Shore – posted 10/15/18

Since 1899, Weston & Sampson has been providing municipalities, public agencies, and private sector clients with cost-effective and innovative solutions to their infrastructure, utility, and environmental engineering challenges throughout the eastern United States.

Weston & Sampson Services is currently looking for a Wastewater Operator for the North Shore/Merrimack area with a minimum of 2-5 years of experience. This individual will be responsible for managing multiple wastewater systems.

Other duties include:

•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

Job Requirements:

•A high school diploma or equivalent is required

•A minimum MA Grade 4M Wastewater Treatment Operator License is required

•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

At Weston & Sampson we treat our staff with the highest degree of professional respect and encourage them to grow and achieve.  We provide a comfortable working environment along with state-of-the-art tools and equipment.  Our mid-size helps to foster a friendly corporate culture where individuals are recognized for their contributions. 

We offer competitive salaries and a generous benefits package: including health, dental and vision; paid holidays and vacation; 401K plan with employer match.  Also, each year, when profitable, Weston & Sampson makes contributions to the ESOP to continue to expand our tradition of employee ownership.  The ESOP allows us to continue as a generational company, maintaining control of our own destiny.  We all have a stake in our continued success! 

Weston & Sampson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If interested, please submit resume through our career portal on our website: www.westonandsampson.com

The Metropolitan District WPC Supervisor – posted 10/15/18

VACANCY(S): 1  PAY RANGE: $44.66 – $53.62

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: This is very responsible water pollution control plant supervisory work involving the direction of the operation of the Hartford and satellite water pollution control plants, including all unit processes of water pollution control plant operations, maintenance and process control and oversight. Responsibilities include unit processes direction of preliminary treatment, primary treatment, secondary treatment, chlorine/Ultraviolet disinfection solids processing, solids receiving, thickening (both gravity and dissolved air floatation), dewatering, wet weather, heat recovery/electrical production and all associated equipment.  Work involves responsibility for the safe, effective and timely operation of the assigned plant. Duties include directing plant operations and maintenance, and conducting plant record keeping and administration. This position also has the responsibility for making very difficult plant technical and operational decisions. This work requires that the employee have considerable knowledge, skill and ability in water pollution control plant operations and supervision. 

QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or the equivalent, some training in water pollution control plus six (6) years of progressively responsible water pollution control plant operations experience including at least two years in a crew leader or supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination or education and qualifying experience substituting on a year-for-year basis. Must have a valid driver’s license and a CT Class III Operator Wastewater Treatment Certificate for grade of

SS-07.  ***Must have a CT Class IV Operator Wastewater Treatment Certificate to be moved to pay grade SS-08 ($46.88 – $56.26)***

PERTINENT  DETAILS: Open posting.  District employees and external applicants will be considered.  .  A screening of all applicants will be conducted by the Human Resources Office, which may include referral to the oral panel process.  The top rated applicants will be referred to the Department Head or the designated representative for an interview.  The Department Head shall make the final selection.

CRITERIA  FOR  SELECTION: Relevant education, experience, skills, managerial/supervisory ability, and performance aptitudes as reflected in the position’s job specification. The MDC seeks to enhance the diversity of its workforce. People of color, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will undergo an internal background check.

EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Please apply at http://themdc.iapplicants.com

Plant Manager, Synagro-WWT, Inc., Greater Lawrence Sanitary District, North Andover, MA – posted 10/15/18

License Grade:  4M Operator Certification by Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP)

Job Summary: Provide leadership & manage the overall facility processes. This position insures a safe work environment, compliance with all governing regulations and optimum performance of the site operation.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in chemical, mechanical, industrial or environmental engineering or related degree. Related work experience will be considered

·5 – 10 years management experience

· Plant Management in industrial environment

· P & L responsibility

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to travel as required

How to apply: www.synagro.com/synagro-careers

Electrician, Upper Blackstone WPAD, Millbury, MA – posted 10/15/18

Skilled and committed to the inspection, maintenance repair and rebuilding of instrumentation, electronic operating and control systems and electrical systems and equipment of modern wastewater facilities.  Performs work of a difficult and skilled nature.  Provides detailed records of daily work activities, accident reporting, tool and equipment inventories and predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance information to the Electrical Systems Manager.   Assures security of tools and equipment used in completion of work.  Coordinates health and safety concerns and policy with the Safety Officer.  Interacts with plant personnel and outside vendors, suppliers and engineers.  Works inside and outside, as well as in tanks and other confined spaces.  Performs maintenance work involving the inspection, calibration, trouble shooting, repair and replacement of electrical components and equipment, electronic operating and control systems, generation and power distribution systems, motor control and distribution centers, lighting systems and process instrumentation associated with operating a modern wastewater treatment facility. Performs minor mechanical work of an incidental nature during electrical repairs, adhering to safety program requirements and maintaining superior housekeeping standards.  Must pursue work with energy and drive.  Possession of a valid Electrician Journeyman’s license issued by the State of Massachusetts required.  Must have a valid driver’s license.  Five years of industrial experience in electrical and instrumentation maintenance.

Send resume to:  Liz Mailhot, Upper Blackstone WPAD, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527, emailhot@ubwpad.org

Environmental Analyst I – Geologist, Stony Brook, NY – posted 10/15/18

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) are seeking an organized and diplomatic Environmental Analyst – Geologist to provide overall program implementation on Long Island, update Source Water Assessment and Protection Plans (SWAPPs), and provide technical assistance to communities preparing SWAPPs. Candidate will review and prioritize existing SWAPPs for Nassau and Suffolk Counties and coordinate with NYSDEC and other state and local agencies to collect relevant information. Will identify potential contamination threats from geothermal systems, Hazardous Waste Remediation sites, inactive landfills, petroleum spill sites, threats from industrial and commercial facilities, solid waste facilities, and areas with 1,4-dioxane and PFAS contamination.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in geology or a related field. Knowledge and experience with aspects of water quality and watershed management required. Experience working with a broad range of stakeholders in implementing environmental programs desired. Must be able to work effectively with scientists, engineers, and managers, and to establish professional credibility. Must possess excellent computer skills including the ability to use and master ArcGIS. Knowledge of budget preparation and management, project and contract management, and grant writing and management desired.

Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by October 26, 2018 as indicated at top of page. Please reference 19-NYS-SW-DEC-001 in email subject line. No phone calls please.

Licensed Wastewater Operator, Small Water Systems Services, LLC, Littleton, MA – posted 10/15/18

Looking for interesting, challenging work in wastewater operations, troubleshooting and repair?  Small Water Systems Services, LLC, a well-established, local water & wastewater operations & maintenance company, based out of Littleton, MA is hiring! Looking for experienced, licensed Wastewater Operators, to join our team in operating a number of wastewater treatment plants throughout MA and Southern NH. These are various size plants with various treatment processes. We are looking for experienced, licensed wastewater operators who understand treatment processes & equipment and can diagnose and troubleshoot problems. Looking for responsible, dependable, self-motivated people for full-time positions: 8:00am – 4:30pm, with on-call rotations. Ideally, would like one operator who could work with our team in Southeastern MA and another to work with our crews in Central MA.

Must be in good physical condition with ability to lift and carry 75 lbs., have basic hand tools, an active driver’s license with a clean driving record and the ability to work well with others as a team member. Satisfying, interesting work, in a supportive working environment. Great benefits package and great opportunity for the right people. Veterans welcome. Call Small Water Systems Services at 978-486-1008, or send resume to 80 Taylor St., Littleton, MA 01460, or email deb@swss.biz. Check out our website: www.swss.biz

Woodard and Curran, Inc., Civil Engineer 2 – R00608, Dedham, MA – posted 10/15/18

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.

Overview: We are looking for a talented engineer to join our growing Site Civil business in our Dedham, Massachusetts office. This team of client and project managers, technical specialists, designers, and engineers delivers site-civil projects to our nationwide clients and supports multidisciplinary projects throughout the company. You will work on an array of challenging and unique projects in a highly collaborative environment, working side-by-side with experienced engineers and scientists to help clients address their water and environmental challenges. Exercise your creativity and problem solving skills in a supportive environment where every perspective is valued. We are a mission-driven organization that puts our people first, with a culture that focuses on providing meaningful work, engaging challenges, recognition, and reward.

Requirements: The position will provide engineering guidance in many of the following areas: planning, permitting, design, and construction of civil engineering assignments related to stormwater, water, wastewater, and land development projects. You must have experience preparing plans and specifications, with a strong background in AutoCAD and Civil3D. Strong writing and communications skills are also required as assignments will include report writing and collaborating with others throughout the company. You must have a strong background in site layout, site grading, and stormwater/drainage design. Ability to understand regulatory requirements and design guidance documents is a must. Familiarity with permitting, roadway design, and construction administration is a plus.

Qualifications:

     * BS in Civil Engineering or equivalent.

     * 2-5 years’ experience with site-civil related projects.

     * FE/EIT registration required.

     * Proficient with AutoCAD  and Civil 3D.

     * Proficient in site layout, site grading, and stormwater/drainage design.

     * Familiarity with local, state, and federal regulatory permitting processes.

     * Experience in consulting engineering a plus.

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.

PLEASE USE A WEB BROWSER OTHER THAN INTERNET EXPLORER IF YOU ENCOUNTER ISSUES (CHROME, FIREFOX, SAFARI)

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

https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=83bfb8a72fc92baddc06247e51af4906

Licensed Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, MA Gr 4M, Neofotistos, McRae & Associates, Inc – posted 09/10/18

Minimum qualifications:  high school diploma, fluent in the English language, MA Grade 4M operator’s license clean criminal history, possess valid MA driver’s license and safe driving record, good physical condition, and controlled substance free lifestyle.

Additional qualifications:  must have in-depth working knowledge of biological wastewater treatment operations; must possess the ability to work well independently and effectively with others; possess very good verbal, written and communication skills; must be safety conscious; must have a fair degree of mechanical ability, must be detail oriented and have the ability to carry out oral and written instructions; and, have the ability to work with minimum daily supervision.

Desirable experience:  process control and plant operations, maintenance and process equipment repair, collection system operations including pumping stations, sample collection and laboratory skills, knowledge of various treatment technologies (extended aeration, RBC, SBR, Amphidrome®, BioclereTM, FAST®, membrane filtration), groundwater discharge permit compliance, process evaluation and troubleshooting.

This is a full-time position with the potential for advancement to replace senior staff scheduled to retire.  Recent civil engineering graduates seeking to broaden their wastewater treatment and management experience are encouraged to apply.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Neofotistos, McRae & Associates, Inc. has provided services to private and public clients for over 40 years.  Our services include the planning, design, construction, rehabilitation/upgrade, start-up, operation (troubleshooting and daily O&M), and management of small wastewater treatment facilities. 

To apply please submit cover letter with resume to Mr. Ellis G. Neofotistos, P.E., Neofotistos, McRae & Associates, Inc., P. O. Box 1195, Lowell, MA 01853.

Town of Spencer Sewer Department – posted 09/10/18

Laborer Sewer Department:  Assist in the operation and maintenance of a Municipal Sewer System duties including but not limited to, equipment and collections system maintenance, operate filter press, operate sludge disposal process, respond to emergency calls, pump station inspection, grounds keeping and snow removal, record keeping, and filing.  The position requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), and/or one to three years of related experience working in wastewater treatment plants with three years of experience performing equipment and plant maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Opportunity for advancement to Assistant Chief Operator with ability to obtain a Grade 5 Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License within a time period set by Sewer Commissioners and Superintendent.

Submit application letter, resume and standard Town application form, available at www.spencerma.gov to Town of Spencer, Human Resources Department, 157 Main Street, Spencer, MA 01562.  Open until filled. Reviews begin immediately.  Subject to Union Rules and Regulations.  EEO Employer.

South Hadley WWTP Senior Plant Attendant (Operator), Grade 4 – posted 09/10/18

Job Summary: Monitor, maintain and repair treatment plant and pump station equipment; perform routine laboratory testing; take and record instrument readings, and make adjustments as necessary; perform routine and preventative maintenance; oversee sludge dewatering operations. Regular work week M – F, 7 AM to 3:30. Overtime is required – weekends and Holidays rotate between qualified operators. Applicants must have a grade 4 wastewater license or be able to obtain the license within 6 months of being hired. The Town will provide training to help a successful candidate prepare for license testing. The weekly pay is $810.80 per week, with the weekly range for this position $810.80 – $992.80. This is a union position.

To submit an application, please visit the South Hadley website at www.southhadley.org/jobs.

Submission Deadline: Until filled

Contact info: Melissa LaBonte, 413-315-0200, mlabonte@southhadleyma.gov

Grade 4 Operator, Snyder-Lance, Hyannis, MA – posted 09/10/18

Snyder’s-Lance is seeking an experienced independent contractor holding a MA wastewater operator license, grade 4M or better to cover approximately 5 weeks of work per year at the Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory in Hyannis, MA.

The Certified Wastewater Treatment Operator is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the wastewater treatment facility. Operates and maintains wastewater pre-treatment plant in a manner that ensures compliance with wastewater discharge permit limits for Total Suspended Solids (TSS); Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD); Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOG); and other permitted parameters such as heavy metals and toxics.  Responsible for daily sanitation and cleanliness of all process equipment and wastewater facility

Contact Jackie Driscoll, Human Resources Manager at jdriscoll@synderslance.com or 508‑418‑1005. Interested contractors must already have a valid MA grade 4M or better license, a high school diploma or GED, and a minimum of 2 years of wastewater treatment experience. Posted until filled.