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Civil Engineer II
Due Date: August 21, 2018

The City of Roanoke’s Engineering Division is seeking a dynamic and innovative Civil Engineer II. This position will have a special emphasis on pedestrian related improvements. In addition to maintaining the City's Curb, Gutter and Sidewalk construction program, the position will be responsible for ADA improvements and trail/greenway construction. The incumbent will perform work in the planning, scheduling, survey, design construction, inspection and maintenance of a variety of projects; provide engineering services for contract management, construction projects, building use reassignment evaluations, and system maintenance. S/he will supervise and participate in the production of design work related to Capital Improvement Projects providing services in the area of professional land survey, design, drafting erosion and sediment control and storm water management design.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

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

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia Registration board for Architects and Engineers with a major in civil engineering or related field; five to ten years related experience and/or training in a variety of professional engineering work. Graduate study in the areas of storm water management, street and highway design and maintenance and bridge and structure design and maintenance preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

To view the complete job description and to apply, please visit www.roanokeva.gov/jobs and submit an online application by 11:59PM (EST) on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. ONLY online applications will be accepted.


Project Engineer (Capital Construction)
Due Date: August 21, 2018

Loudoun Water, a public water and sewer utility located in Ashburn, Virginia, has an immediate opening for a Project Engineer in its Capital Construction Department, which manages the construction of Loudoun Water’s capital improvements projects. Project management includes technical oversight and administrative management of project scope, budget, and schedule. Essential functions include:

  • Managing the construction of various water, wastewater, and reclaimed water infrastructure projects to ensure contract compliance;
  • Developing and managing project budgets;
  • Tracking the contractor’s performance against the project schedule;
  • Providing review of project designs for constructability;
  • Managing third party construction-phase services contracts;
  • Coordinating with construction inspectors, and internal and external stakeholders;
  • Leading the project testing, startup, and commissioning phases; and
  • Coordinating with regulatory agencies for project approvals.

We are looking for a highly-motivated self starter with an eye for quality and excellent technical and communication skills. We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment, and excellent employee benefits.

Requirements: BS degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field and a minimum of 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience, including relevant design and management experience on water and wastewater facilities and infrastructure. An MS degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or Construction Management may be applied towards the experience requirements. Registration as a Professional Engineer in Virginia is desirable.

Apply online at www.loudounwater.org or send completed applications to Loudoun Water, HR Department, 44865 Loudoun Water Way, Ashburn, VA 20146 or by fax to 571.223.2079. Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE


Maintenance Planner I/II
Due Date: September 30, 2018

MAINTENANCE PLANNER I/MAINTENANCE PLANNER II

Operations & Maintenance Division

Maintenance Planner II | Grade 26 | $45,559.30- $75,998.24

Maintenance Planner I | Grade 28 | $50,325.81 - $83,949.34

Open: June 26, 2018   ▪   Close: July 27, 2018

*One position is available; to be filled based on the candidate’s qualifications.

 

The Upper Occoquan Service Authority is a leader in water reclamation making a difference in the protection of the region’s waterways and the drinking water for the public. If you want to make a difference in protecting the environment and serving the residents and businesses of Northern Virginia, UOSA wants to talk to you.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Maintenance Planner is highly motivated to perform daily and long-range maintenance planning activities to maintain a high performance, customer service-oriented work environment. The assignments will vary and encompass a variety of tasks. For example: provides technical assistance and expertise related to maintenance planning and condition monitoring, performs quality control of work orders, utilizes technical information to set up maintenance schedules, analyses asset and work history data to identify chronic and costly equipment problems, provides CMMS-related training to the UOSA organization, maintains equipment records, and regulatory inspections files, documents maintenance procedures, work processes and CMMS configurations and initiates improvements of UOSA’s predictive and preventive maintenance programs.

The incumbent must have a strong understanding of principles, practices, and methods used in installation, maintenance and repair of equipment and infrastructure common to wastewater treatment or similar facilities. Must have good knowledge of predictive and preventive work practices. Must know how to plan, schedule, and execute work related to these facilities. Must be able to correctly interpret technical documentation, drawings, schematics, and specifications. Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite and demonstrate a high level of computer literacy. Must be able to interpret and analyze large volumes of data. Must be capable with a CMMS software (JD Edwards preferred). Must have excellent knowledge of business English to be able to clearly communicate with stakeholders in a positive and tactful manner and work harmoniously with others. Must demonstrate the ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail when completing multiple assignments with frequent interruptions. Must be organized and able to prioritize work.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of high school or a GED is required.
  • Maintenance Planner II: Minimum four years of journey-level trade experience and/or experience in the maintenance management of plant machinery, equipment, vehicles, structures and facilities are required. May be substituted with any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Maintenance Planner I: Minimum six years of journey-level trade experience and/or experience in the maintenance management of plant machinery, equipment, vehicles, structures and facilities are required. May be substituted with any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Possession of a vehicle operator's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.
  • Must be able to meet physical requirements of position to include extensive walking, bending, stooping, climbing of stairs and ladders, lifting and/or carrying up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to participate in applicable work-safety programs and maintain UOSA certification in Confined Space Entry. 

The vacancy notice does not imply that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed in the position.

All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening, physical exam, and background check paid for by UOSA.

In order to be fully considered for the position, all applicants must submit a complete online application along with an updated resume via the UOSA website: Uosa.org/Careers > Candidate Profile.

 


Stormwater Engineer
Due Date: September 1, 2018

The City of Lynchburg, Department of Water Resources, is looking for an innovative Stormwater Engineer to assume responsibility for planning, design management and construction, and tracking and monitoring of capital projects for stormwater management facilities as part of Lynchburg's MS4, Ches Bay TMDL and other TMDL watershed implementation plans. Primary responsibilities will include participation in stormwater master plan development, design of stormwater conveyance facilities and best management practices, management of construction contracts, external design consultants and field evaluationsof current facilities and problems.  Duties include working with the Stormwater Manager to develop policies for design, construction and maintenance and tracking of stormwater facilities.  Compensation is negotiable based on education and relevant experience.  For more information and to apply, go to www.lynchburgva.gov.  


Asset Management Engineer (Water/Wastewater Utility)
Due Date: September 25, 2018

Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for an Asset Management Engineer. The Engineer will be responsible for building and administering distinct preventive and predictive maintenance and risk assessment programs within Loudoun Water’s overall Asset Management Program. This position will lead and direct teams performing field data collection, organize and maintain asset data, and analyze and report on findings. Essential functions include:  

  • Be a catalyst for organizational transformation around asset management.
  • Develop Asset Management Program elements, establish and lead preventive and predictive maintenance programs, including but not limited to the following:
    • Corrosion Protection Program for pressure pipe networks and other miscellaneous metallic assets
    • Predictive Pump Maintenance Program
    • Sewer Pipeline Inspection and Remediation Program
    • Water Main Replacement Program
    • Painting and Coating Inspections and Remediation Planning
  • Develop maintenance plans and schedules for programs in the EAM system.
  • Develop streamlined methods for tracking and analyzing program data and that will help inform decision making around maintenance strategies and project planning.
  • Assist with assembling and training work team(s) to support field work associated with the program.
  • Develop and manage facility condition assessment programs, including data collection and analysis.

The ideal candidate will be a team player with project management and organizational skills. We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment and excellent employee benefits.

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in engineering or finance with five to seven years of industry experience. Relevant experience in the field of Asset Management is desired. A Professional Engineer license in the Commonwealth of Virginia is desirable.

Apply online at www.loudounwater.org or send completed applications to Loudoun Water, HR Department, PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146 or by fax to 571.223.2079. Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE


Asset Management Program Manager (Water/Wastewater)
Due Date: September 25, 2018

Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for an Asset Management Program Manager to lead the company’s Asset Management initiative. We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to interact with management staff throughout the organization, including Engineering, Finance, Operations, Maintenance, IT, and Customer Service. Primary functions relate to equipment condition assessment and data collection, capital planning and investment, maintenance management, and asset register upkeep. Essential functions include:  

  • Be a catalyst for organizational transformation around asset management.
  • Update and promote Asset Management Program framework and strategic goals.
  • Lead and coach Asset Management team and other internal workgroups.
  • Develop maintenance data standards and monitor key performance indicators to manage risk and sustain asset performance.
  • Support informed decision making by assessing asset risk and useful life, developing replacement programs, project planning, and financial forecasting.
  • Manage procurement and administration of professional service task orders and contracts as may be necessary to advance the Asset Management Program.

The ideal candidate will be a team player who is an exceptional communicator, with project management and organizational skills. We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment and excellent employee benefits.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, finance, business management, or business administration from an accredited four-year college or university is required. Eight to ten years of progressively responsible industry experience with a minimum of two years of experience at a supervisory level. Relevant supervisory and project management experience in the field of Asset Management is desired.  An advanced degree in related field may be substituted for part of the required experience. Licensure as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia is desirable.

Apply online at www.loudounwater.org or send completed applications to Loudoun Water, HR Department, PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146 or by fax to 571.223.2079. Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE


Stormwater/Civil Design Engineer
Due Date: September 15, 2018

We are currently seeking a mid-level engineer with 6-10 years of experience as well as a senior level engineer with 10-20 years of experience. 

Qualifications include as a minimum:

  • Virginia PE
  • BSCE
  • Must be able to plan and design stormwater and drainage improvement projects including the setup and execution of appropriate hydrologic and hydraulic models, coordinate with surveyors to acquire appropriate survey for designs, execute complete designs of drainage facilities, culvert crossings, BMPs for stormwater quality.
  • Must be able to complete full design and bid specification packages, provide construction oversight of stormwater facilities.
  • Other REQUIREMENTS (Must HAVE) proficiency in CADD and GIS in preparing stormwater plans and watershed plans, familiarity with VDEQ Stormwater facility specifications, familiarity with nutrient and sediment reduction calculations using VRRM spreadsheets and other methods.  Stream and channel stabilization and stream restoration design is a plus.

Utilities Operations Manager
Due Date: September 28, 2018

City of Norfolk, Virginia Department of Utilities

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Utilities Operations Manager

SALARY $72,930.00 - $118,606.00 Annually

OPENING DATE:  Current until filled

DESCRIPTION:

The City of Norfolk's Department of Utilities is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Utility Operations Manager. This person directs the operations of the water distribution and wastewater divisions, assists staff with professional development and responds to public inquiries.  Plans and coordinates budget implementation and monitors daily expenditures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential functions include but are not limited:

  • Manages operations by setting work priorities, coordinating responses to emergency situations, reviewing, establishing and directing operational activities, ensuring that environmental and safety regulations are followed, developing and implementing departmental policy, conducting interviews, making recommendations for hiring, monitoring activities of employees, providing professional development and guidance, and responding to inquiries regarding billing, service requests, and complaints.
  • Coordinates budget implementation by preparing budgets, reviewing expenditures, assisting with the development of the capital improvements budget, and monitoring daily operations.
  • Provides customer service by managing field complaints and following up with customers and other departments.
  • Performs related duties by strategically planning for field operations, prioritizing the need for capital projects and participating and contributing to department leadership initiatives.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Five years of experience. Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field.  Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS 

Valid Driver's License

Work Hours: Monday - Friday; 7AM – 4PM  Work Location: 1316 Ballentine Blvd., Norfolk, Virginia 

TO APPLY: www.Norfolk.gov/jobs


Utility Systems Maintenance Worker
Due Date: December 31, 2018

Loudoun Water, located in Ashburn VA is a public utility that provides water and
wastewater service to customers in Loudoun County. We offer highly competitive
salaries, a stable work environment and excellent employee benefits!
Maintenance Worker: Entry level labor position, working in an outdoor
environment. Types of work include hydrant repair and flushing; water and sewer main
repair; mowing, weed eating and bush hogging easements; CCTV and manhole checks.
Valid driver license required and CDL license preferred. Be available to work "on-call"
status. Work overtime as required to carry out job responsibilities and duties.
Apply online at www.loudounwater.org or send completed applications to Loudoun
Water, HR Department, PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146 or by fax to 571.223.2079.
Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE


Water Plant Operator
Due Date: September 7, 2018

Wise County Public Service Authority is seeking a Water Plant Operator at our Carfax Water Treatment Plant.  Works under the Operations Mgr & Asst. Ops Mgr. operating the water treatment plant and distribution system.  Duties include testing, maintenance, distribution system operation, recordkeeping, etc.  Must have high school diploma or GED.  Starting salary dependent on license level and prior experience.  Class 2 Virginia water license preferred but position may be filled with a Class 3, Class 4, or Trainee.  Class 1 license and/or wastewater license are a plus. Applicant subject to pre-employment drug screen, pulmonary function test, audio test, physical, & random drug testing thereafter.  Must present valid Drivers License & satisfactory DMV record.  Subject to criminal background check.  Applications are available at Wise County PSA, 5622 Industrial Park Rd, Norton, VA  24273 or on our website at www.wisecountypsa.org & will be accepted until 4:30 PM, September 7th, 2018.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


Utility Operator - Doswell WTP Plant
Due Date: October 31, 2018

General Description: This is a technical position and is for a Water Plant Operator at the Doswell Water Treatment Plant. An experienced operator with a State of Virginia issued water treatment license is preferred; however, persons without experience or license will be considered.

The water plant operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This position requires operators to work 12 hour shifts which rotate from day to night on a weekly cycle. Operators work approx.14 days per month. Please note that this position has State water licensing requirements that begin within 24 months of hiring date. In-house training opportunities are available to help meet this requirement.

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

Essential Functions: Duties will vary at each level of the career ladder. They include, but are not limited to the following.
· Conducts laboratory analysis.
· Monitors plant and system processes and makes adjustments as necessary.
· Maintains operational and maintenance records (both written and in computer).
· Assists with regulatory reporting.
· Collects samples for analysis.
· Keeps plant and work environment clean.
· Assists maintenance personnel as needed.
  Equipment and process troubleshooting.
· Master Operators will function in a lead position and will be required to assist the Superintendent with a variety of administrative functions/special projects and stands-in during Superintendent's absence.
· Other operational duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:
A. Hazards
· May be exposed to chemicals, dust, fumes, noise, vibration, repetitiveness, 
B. Environment
· Office
· Field - Laboratory, industrial plant, outdoors in all weather conditions
C. Physical Effort
· Lifting of objects up to 50 lbs.
. Routinely walking up and down stairways and ladders.
. Occasional standing and/or working on feet for extended periods of time.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Varies with CD level. Knowledge of water treatment and abilities, required. Knowledge and skills sufficient to meet CD requirements (e.g. certification, in-house promotion Board, etc.).
 
Education, Experience and Training:
Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Ability to operate a personal computer.

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

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

For more information or to apply for this position, please visit our career site at www.hanovercountyjobs.com