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VA AWWA is pleased to provide the following listing of employment opportunities in Virginia. To search for national or international opportunities, please visit the AWWA Career Center.

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Civil Engineer IV

The City of Norfolk's Department of Utilities is seeking qualified candidates for a Civil Engineer IV in our Engineering Division. The Civil Engineer IV performs engineering and project management of municipal infrastructure projects. The work involves coordinating the design and construction of utilities-related capital improvement projects. The Civil Engineer IV directly supervises more junior engineers.

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Manage complex design, construction, repair, and demolition projects related to Department of Utilities assets, including dams and reservoirs, water treatment plants, water distribution and transmission pipelines, wastewater collection and transmission pipelines, water and sanitary sewer pumping stations, water storage tanks, operational support facilities, and incidental infrastructure construction and repair. 
     
  •  Develop requirements for infrastructure recapitalization; manage and track capital improvement budget for assigned projects. Administer construction project-related documentation requirements including certified payrolls, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, American Iron and Steel, Lead-Free, Erosion and Sedimentation control, and other state and federal programs. 
     
  •  Develop Requests for Proposal (RFP) and manage Indefinite Delivery and Indefinite Quality (IDIQ) contracts. Independently develop scopes of work and estimated costs and schedules, negotiate scope and costs on behalf of the Department, prepare and execute task orders, and provide technical review of consultant work products. Provide oversight of construction projects, supply technical input on construction-related issues, and review and validate change order requests. 
     
  • Perform site plan reviews associated with utilities capacity, availability, and connections. Check site plan computations, quantities, and details for compliance with standards. Interface with developers and internal City staff members as required to address utilities issues. 
     
  •  Provide technical support to field inspection, operations, and production staff in other divisions, departments, and agencies. Perform site inspections to determine the most satisfactory engineering solution to field problems. 
     
  • Employ various design and construction standards, including AWWA standards, Virginia Uniform State Building Code, SCAT regulations, HRPDC regional construction standards, HRSD regional design standards, and Norfolk specific design criteria.
     
  •  Represent the division in meetings with architectural & engineering firms, consultants, contractors, civic leagues, elected officials, federal and state regulators, and the public, as well as with departmental and other City employees. Represent the City and the Department on interagency and inter-departmental committees, boards, and task forces. 
     
  •  As a senior manager within the Engineering Division, participate in long- and short-term planning and process review and improvement. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with an array of individuals ranging from management level to field crews.
     
  • Utilize computer-based databases and modeling software to improve system operations. Software includes various government and commercial products such as InfoWater, Hansen, Pictometry, and ArcGIS. 
     
  •  Perform full range of supervisory duties for assigned staff members, including providing input on hiring/disciplinary actions and work objectives/effectiveness. Provide technical guidance and mentoring to more junior staff.

 


Waterworks Operator
Due Date: August 19, 2017

$35,477 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits

 The James City Service Authority seeks individuals to perform experienced work operating, maintaining, and repairing the JCSA’s Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant (RO Plant) including related mechanical equipment.

 Responsibilities: Operate, maintain, and repair mechanical and electrical systems at the RO Plant; diagnose operational and mechanical problems. Calculate chemical doses for water treatment; operate and maintain chemical feed equipment. Collect water samples as required by regulatory agencies including assorted chlorine residual, chemical and bacteriological samples as needed; follow up and coordinate with lab on test results. Operate and control water production facilities, booster stations and elevated tanks throughout the distribution system via SCADA system to meet water demands. Ensure efficient operation of the RO Plant; maintain established water quality standards by monitoring well operations; adjusting chemical treatment  processes, adjusting pumping rates to maintain proper mix ratios between the upper and lower Potomac aquifers; performing administrative work maintaining RO Plant specific inventory; ordering items as necessary; initiating work orders, etc.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; experience in water treatment and the, maintenance, and repair of related equipment; valid Class 4 or higher Waterworks Operator's License preferred. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria. Must have the ability and tolerance to function in an environment that requires the use of respiratory protection devices. Knowledge of mechanical maintenance, plumbing, and basic electrical work; water chemistry, sampling, and test techniques involved in determining conductivity, chlorine residual, turbidity, PH, alkalinity, and other similar tests; principles and processes for providing customer service.

Accepting applications until position is filled. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at http://www.jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov

 


Lead Process Control Engineer
Due Date: August 1, 2017

LEAD PROCESS CONTROL ENGINEER
Technical Services Division Engineering
(Internal ID: 4310)
Grade 39.5 $88,297.50 - $147,290.56
Open Until Filled

 

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
The Upper Occoquan Service Authority (UOSA) is a regional water reclamation plant serving four jurisdictions (Fairfax County, Prince William County, City of Manassas and City of Manassas Park).

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
UOSA is seeking a versatile individual to lead the Process Control Engineering team in building and maintaining our control system infrastructure. If you have expertise providing technical advice for the daily operation, maintenance, expansion, infrastructure design modification, research, and development programs for a dynamic team that takes pride in aiding UOSA in the continuous operation of its state-of-the-art water reclamation plant then UOSA has a need for you!

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Lead Process Control Engineer is responsible for coordinating and managing the work performed by UOSA and contracted engineers related to process control and automations systems. The incumbent will exercise general supervision over staff and provides functional leadership, work delegation and evaluates staff performance. Monitors staff work progress and project/program status and provides staff instruction. Also performs the functions of a Senior Process Control Engineer acting directly as a manager of technical programs, projects, and contracts of significant size and complexity. Works independently and is proved significant latitude in developing projects and programs. Work is performed under the general direction of the Deputy Executive Director for the Technical Services Division.

Comprehensive knowledge of modern professional process engineering principles and practices pertaining to complex chemical, microbiological, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and computer control, and environmental engineering technologies is required. Knowledge of ISA standards and experience with process and instrumentation drawings and specifications as they relate to plant process design. Experience with design, testing, and troubleshooting of industrial computing platforms including DCS, PLC, and SCADA systems is required. Experience with ABB Infi90, Modicon, Allen Bradley, Wonderware Intouch and Archestra is preferred. Knowledge of computer networking, database administration, and computer programming as these relate to industrial computing platforms is required. Experience with Ethernet switching, routing, sub-netting, domains, firewalls, copper and fiber-optic communications, VPNs, and terminal services is required. Demonstrated ability to analyze difficult technical problems, develop recommendations for their solution, implement solutions, and have a proved track record of successful problem resolution. Personnel supervision, staff mentoring, project management experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills are a requirement.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Possession of a BS degree in Electrical, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with a MS degree in Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, or Environmental Engineering.
  • Possession of a Professional Engineering, Class I Wastewater, and Class I Water Treatment Operator license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia are desired.
  • A minimum of six years of progressively responsible process engineering experience in an engineering field.
  • Job-related experience in managing technical engineering, science, or computer systems working groups and projects is desired; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is acceptable.
  • 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.
  • Unplanned work outside normal hours of the week and overnight travel outside the local area may be required from time to time

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 UOSA Employment Application along with an updated resume via email to good.jobs@uosa.org. Applications are available at www.UOSA.org > Careers > Employment Opportunities

EOE


Public Utilities Superintendent
Due Date: August 1, 2017

The Town of Warrenton is seeking qualified applicants to perform difficult technical and responsible administrative work planning, scheduling and overseeing the maintenance, repair and construction of water distribution and sanitary sewer collection systems. Performs related work as required, including maintaining records and preparing reports. Candidates must be able to determine the best method and/or approach to completing maintenance and repair work, investigate water and sewer line breakage, stoppages and other failures to determine remedial action necessary. Applicants must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, consultants, contractors and the general public. Any combination of high school education and extensive experience (10 years experience a plus) including considerable supervisory experience is required. A valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license is required; CDL license preferred. Hiring range $62,815 - $81,659 DOQ; excellent benefits.

 

A Town of Warrenton application is required and may be obtained on the web at www.warrentonva.gov. Send completed applications to Human Resources, PO Box 341, Warrenton, VA 20188. Open until filled. EOE


Support Specialist Trainee
Due Date: July 28, 2017

Grade:         19
Pay Range:
$31,842.53 - $53,117.07

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

The Upper Occoquan Service Authority (UOSA) is a regional water reclamation plant serving four jurisdictions (Fairfax County, Prince William County, City of Manassas and City of Manassas Park).

RESPONSIBILITIES

Performing progressively difficult tasks; working independently as well as in conjunction with experienced employees. Manual labor involving pumps, hoses, shovels and ladders. Performs work in confined spaces as requested; must meet all confined space entry requirements. Examples of tasks to be performed are degreasing and de-scaling pipes, floors, pumps, and other surfaces, entry into dirty basins, hosing/vactoring filter media, and repetitive diffuser replacement, etc. Must be able to handle physical requirements of position to include extensive walking, bending, stooping, climbing of stairs and ladders, lifting and carrying of up to 75 pounds. Must be able to follow verbal instructions and complete assigned tasks with intermittent supervision.

Demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills as part of a small team. Works cooperatively and minimizes conflicts. Takes pride in the success of the team and holds self and other team members responsible for fulfilling team responsibilities. Demonstrates the ability to work long periods outdoors in hot and cold environments with heavy exertion. Recognizes the dangers associated with heavy equipment and industrial environments and maintains a safety-first attitude. Has well-developed mechanical work, plumbing, and pump system skills and uses hand tools effectively. Has skill in operating heavy equipment, such as backhoes, dozers, and rubber-tire loaders. Has good knowledge of UOSA processes and facilities and the procedures necessary to accomplish descaling and utility tasks. Identifies necessary work and performs it without needing to be asked, then communicates results to team members and supervisors. Actively seeks to learn new things and develop as an employee.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of high school or a GED program is required or any combination of education, experience, and training coupled with a high school education or completion of a GED program that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is acceptable.
  • Experience or aptitude in mobile, vehicular, and industrial mechanical equipment operation and maintenance is required. 
  • Possession of a vehicle operator’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.
  • May be required to obtain a Commercial Operator’s Driver’s License.
  • 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 75 pounds.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required to meet the needs of the plant. Will be required to respond to adverse weather and other plant-related emergencies and/or situations requiring on-call duty and may be required to work overtime. 

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 complete a Candidate Profile and apply for the position. To do so, you may copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://secure3.entertimeonline.com/ta/6132450.jobs?rnd=WIO

You may also visit our site:   www.uosa.org > Careers > Employment Opportunities > Candidate Profile


Mechanic/Maintenance Technician (76252)
Veolia Water America
Due Date: July 29, 2017

In Ft. Monroe, VA, Veolia seeks a Mechanic/Maintenance Technician. This position will perform preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment, maintain repair records, routine checks on pump stations and other labor as needed in support of public works operations.

- Mechanical aptitude with vehicles and equipment, municipal pump station experience a plus,

- confined space certification, welding experience, and CDL a plus.

- Electrical experience with control circuitry.

- Position requires on-call and occasional weekend/holiday work.

- Position will require work both inside and outside.

- High school or GED with the ability to communicate effectively in English in writing or orally (operational, process, safety and quality instructions) and be able to carry out verbal and written instructions.

- Experience using power, pneumatic, hydraulic, and hand tools and shop tools such as drill press, band saw, bench grinder, and torque wrench preferred.

- Experience using material handling equipment, pressure gauges and precision measuring instruments.

- Ability to operate Computer Maintenance Management System (software).

- Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.

 

Preferred skills and experience

- Motor Control / PLC skills

- Water Distribution and Sewer Collection system repair experience

- Fleet Maintenance

- VA water treatment license


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Wastewater Facilities Mechanic
Due Date: September 1, 2017

$40,053 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits

James City Service Authority seeks an individual to perform experienced work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of the JCSA’s wastewater collection facilities to include related wastewater mechanical equipment, and to serve as a lead worker over semiskilled workers within the wastewater collection facilities.

Responsibilities:

Perform operation, maintenance, and repair of mechanical and electrical systems; diagnose operational and mechanical problems within the wastewater collection facilities. Calculate pump parameters and adjust impeller diameters and operating clearances to maintain pump operation at peak efficiency. Learn to balance demand, pump curves, and force main head pressures to assure proper pump operating conditions. Initiate troubleshooting actions independently and complete corrective maintenance, and modifications to facility motors, pumps, controls, and related equipment. Engage in planning, coordinating, and assigning priorities. Perform preventive maintenance within their route, i.e., oil changes, fuel injection system services, electrical inspections, cooling system changes, etc. Participate in data gathering for predictive maintenance program, i.e., vibration and temperature analysis. Evaluate pH, dissolved oxygen, H2S, oxygen reducing potentials and bacteria levels for wastewater evaluation and odor control. Serve as competent person directing maintenance operations, during confined space entry activities as the entry supervisor, and oversee employees associated Lockout/Tagout Procedures.

Requirements:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma and extensive experience in the inspection, maintenance and repair of wastewater pumping facilities. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License and acceptable driving record based upon James City County’s criteria. Considerable knowledge in the fields of mechanical maintenance, plumbing, and basic electrical work. Proficient in the use of precision hand tools (micrometers, vibration analysis, micrometers, etc.). Knowledge of the safe and effective use of hand and power tools.

Accepting applications until position is filled. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at http://www.jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov

 

 


Chief Water Operator, Class 3 or above (Ft. Belvoir)
Due Date: October 31, 2017

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada.  To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.

 Position Summary: Responsible for all activities involving the operations and maintenance of the water distribution system (pumps, storage tanks, fire hydrants, etc.). Limited supervisory responsibilities for water operators, technicians, and laborers, and works under the general direction of the Operations Supervisor.

 Key Accountabilities:

  • Prepares, reviews, evaluates, revises, establishes and implements policies and procedures used in distribution of water and the collection of wastewater, that result in safe, compliant, reliable, and profitable operations.
  • Directs day-to-day activities and schedules of assigned staff and participates in review and evaluation of staff performance related to water and wastewater collection systems. Follows company discipline policy when needed.
  • Performs work on water distribution system and wastewater collection system. Maintains work records, preventative maintenance records, analyzes water quality data, and prepares various reports as assigned.
  • Follows and implements Company’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies
  • Implements and fosters the coaching and development of employees, including idea generation, within respective functional areas.
  • Effective and respectful communication and interactions with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations and all customers.
  • Performs other related functions assigned, or as they become apparent.

Skills:

  • Ability to plan, coordinate and supervise the work of employees.
  • General knowledge of MS Office products, MS Word and Excel, and be able to learn the use of new software with training assistance. Hach WIMS is a plus.
  • Ability to plan and present safety training to employees.
  • Employee may be required to work shift work and maintain on-call assignments.  There will be some weekend, holiday and overtime work as needed.


Knowledge:

  • Extensive knowledge of the objectives, equipment, and operations of water distribution, surface water supply, consecutive water systems, groundwater supply systems, and wastewater collection systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of methods and materials of water system construction and maintenance.
  • Thorough knowledge of the layout, location and equipment characteristics of water systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of chloraminated water systems, chlorine conversions, heterotrophic bacteria, nitrification and chloraminated operational controls.
  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations for areas of responsibility.

 Education: Must possess a high school diploma or GED.

 Experience: At least two (2) years’ progressively responsible experience in supervision of operations, maintenance and administration of water distribution and/or wastewater systems.
 

Certifications & Licenses:

    • Possession of a Virginia Waterworks Operator Class 3 license is required. If holder of another state license, must obtain Virginia within 120 days of hire.
    • Must possess a valid state driver’s license; a CDL is a plus.

Work Environment:

  • Employee may be required to work indoors, or outdoors during seasonal heat and cold, or other adverse weather conditions. 
  • Must be physically able to complete necessary tasks while wearing an approved respirator as required, as some required work may have potential for exposure to harmful contaminants, environments, noise, etc.
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds, unassisted.
  • Must be able to work during high noise levels from operations of equipment.
  • Must be able to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • This position will constitute a 40 hour work week but may include a weekend day.  In addition, the position requires an on-call schedule.  The position requires periodic over time work as needed to maintain system operations. There will be some weekend, holiday and overtime work as needed.

Travel Requirements: <5%


Key Interfaces/Relationships: General Manager, Water Operators, Maintenance staff and Customer.

Join American Water.  We care about water.  It's what we do.®

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


Project Engineer
Due Date: September 14, 2017

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


Manager of Capital Design
Due Date: September 14, 2017

Loudoun Water is a public utility that provides water and wastewater service to more than 280,000 customers in Loudoun County, VA, one of the fastest growing counties in the country. Loudoun Water is responding to this increase in growth by planning and constructing infrastructure to meet the needs of the future, including upgrades to its Broad Run Water Reclamation Facility (BRWRF). Loudoun Water is also concentrating on upgrades to our existing infrastructure to extend its useful life and plan for replacements as needed.

Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for the Manager of Capital Design in the Planning & Engineering Division, which provides planning and engineering support across the company. The Manager of Capital Design will be responsible for overseeing all design projects within the Loudoun Water Capital Improvement Program. Essential functions include:

  • Provide appropriate project oversight to ensure adequate resources are available to execute the work;
  • Develop and maintain project management processes and ensure projects comply with scope, schedule, and budget requirements;
  • Understand water and wastewater systems including pipeline, pumping, and treatment plant design;
  • Develop, mentor, and evaluate performance of staff;
  • Build consensus among internal stakeholders on design decisions;
  • Use engineering judgment to remove obstacles and proceed with projects;
  • Lead public presentations and interface with various government agencies;
  • Coordinate with regulatory agencies for permits and 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 12 years of progressively responsible experience, including relevant design and management experience on water and wastewater facilities and infrastructure. Process engineering experience in water and/or wastewater treatment a plus. MS degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering may be applied towards the experience requirements. Registration as a Professional Engineer in Virginia is required.

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


HVAC Technician
Due Date: September 17, 2017

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!

We are seeking an HVAC Technician in the Plant Maintenance department who will perform maintenance and repairs to a variety of equipment including: refrigeration, air conditioning, electric motors, gas and electric heating units, heat pumps, hermetic compressors, commercial furnaces, boilers, burners, intake and exhaust fans, hot water heaters, economizers, humidifiers, capacity controls, semi-hermetic compressors, package systems, split systems, flame safeguards, air compressors, air driers, vacuum systems.

Requirements: Graduation from high school or GED with two years combination of education and training and two years experience working with refrigeration equipment at an Apprentice level providing preventive maintenance and troubleshooting to commercial/industrial equipment. Training in the following specialized subject areas is required: heating and air conditioning theory, electric controls, AC/DC voltage, analogue and digital electronics, and the operation and maintenance of all aspects of the commercial/industrial HVAC trade.

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


Instrumentation Specialist I
Due Date: July 31, 2017

About US  
Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, provides job seekers with the promise of fair and competitive compensation; a close-knit atmosphere with low employee turnover; and a benefits package that helps secure financial stability.

Established in 1611, Henrico County has deep historical roots.  Henrico County borders the City of Richmond to the west, north and east and constitutes approximately a third of the Richmond metropolitan areas.  Henrico County is among the top-rated counties in the nation and was one of the first localities to adopt the County Manager Form of Government.  Citizens of Henrico County are represented by an elected Board of Supervisors representing five magisterial districts.

Henrico County General Government currently has more than 30 agencies.  Department Heads are appointed by the County Manager, with the exception of the elected constitutional officers.  Henrico County is an equal opportunity employer and, when you join us, you will be surrounded by fellow associates who come from all walks of life, all types of cultural backgrounds and all ages.

General State of Duties  
Closing Date:  This position closes on Monday, July 31, 2017.

Performs basic skilled electrical, electronic and instrumentation installation, maintenance and repair work at the Water Treatment Plant; does related work as required.

Essential Duties  
Basic working knowledge of the standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment of the electronic and instrumentation trade; demonstrated skill in the use and care of the tools, equipment and materials used in the work; basic working knowledge of the principles of electronics and instrumentation; basic understanding of the occupational hazards of and safety precautions involved in electronic work; ability to read and interpret typical electronic schematics; ability to read, write and comprehend manuals and instructions; ability to read and follow detailed directions; basic knowledge of relevant programming principles and concepts including higher math calculations; basic knowledge of diagnostic and troubleshooting principles and processes; ability to work independently with limited general supervision; basic critical thinking skills for solving work-related problems; sound judgment with the ability to make appropriate decisions, identify and report issues, including proactively; ability to create and maintain accurate paper and electronic records; physical condition permits activities including but not limited to lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, kneeling and routinely working under adverse temperature and/or weather conditions and in confined work spaces as needed; ability to perform accurate basic visual inspections; ability to work safely in adverse weather conditions and temperature extremes; basic knowledge of personal computers and /or automated systems and the ability to enter, maintain, retrieve and analyze data (CMMS data entry); effective oral and written communication skills with ability to express ideas clearly and concisely; effective oral and written communications skills with the ability to communicate, interpret and understand technical information; ability to collaborate and work effectively independently and as a team member; ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with Department personnel; personal accountability including teamwork and establishing and maintaining positive relationships with Department personnel and other County employees; good organizational skills; excellent customer service skills; tact; and courtesy. Requires the ability to work a flexible schedule as needed for work assignments that may require working evenings, weekends, and some holidays.


Minimum Qualifications  
Graduation from high school with additional formal training (e.g. apprenticeship or vocational training) or education in electronics and instrumentation or certified journeyman electrician and one (1) year of relevant electronic and/or instrumentation experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Additional Information  
Current valid driver's license required and may require current journeyman electrician's license.

May require a pre-employment and/or annual/regularly scheduled physical examination and/or medical tests administered by Henrico County Employee Health Services, the components of which are based on and appropriate to the specific sensory and/or physical demands of the given position.
 
A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.

How To Apply  
Closing Date:  This position closes on Monday, July 31, 2017.

You apply for positions with Henrico County general government through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week with an Internet connection.  Please access our job site portal through http://henrico.us/services/jobs or click on the Jobs link in the upper right hand corner of our main County page at http://henrico.us. Refer to Job Number IRC84759.