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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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Systems Analyst/Developer I or II
Due Date: March 31, 2019

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES 

The Systems Analyst/Developer participates in information services program development and management in coordination with department directors and supervisors; prepares and maintains systems, records, and files.

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 System Management

  1. Perform scripting/programming in SQL, SQL Report Builder, ASP/VBScript, PHP, C#, and AS/400 environments. Provide analytical support as needed.
  2. Provide database integration support between various software applications.
  3. Package software applications for network deployment.
  4. Maintain software update/patch appliance.
  5. Maintain hardware and update firmware on various systems as needed.
  6. Provides web design and maintenance for ACSA.
  7. Assist with development of reports from multiple datasets as needed.
  8. Assist with development of custom software applications to meet the needs of the organization.
  9. Provide support for multiple servers, computers, and devices, ensuring efficient integration of components with existing, network, and communications systems.
  10. Provides systems administrator functions for all personnel such as permissions modifications for file access and user authentication.
  11. Oversee setup and deployment of mobile devices.
  12. Oversee copying and scanning equipment maintenance.                                                                                     Personnel Support and Training 
  1. Investigate and resolve script, report, and software application issues.
  2. Troubleshoots problems with hardware, software, network, remote access connectivity, and related communication systems.
  3. Provides initial point of contact for requests from users via telephone, e-mail, inter-office mail, and the web.   Logs support requests and documents their outcome. Redirects and/or escalates support requests to the appropriate member of the Service Authority, Augusta County IT Department or external vendor.
  4. Provides end user support for Service Authority issued mobile devices.
  5. Provides training or makes training recommendations needed to fully utilize hardware and software.        KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
    1. Must possess an Associate Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or any combination of relevant education and experience in these fields.   Analyst/Developer II must possess a 4 year Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or closely related field; prefer (2) years previous experience and/or training in relevant information technology and/or computer operations.
    2. Proficiency with Windows (operating software and network environment) and the Microsoft Office Suite are required.
    3. Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, and read in English to understand instructions and handle customers and visitors requests.
    4. Must exhibit a positive attitude to effectively deal with the public, customers, vendors, and co-workers. Ability to perform several tasks at the same time.
  • Position requires high ethical conduct associated with access of confidential data.

Water Market Project Manager
Due Date: February 28, 2019

Water is essential for life. Knowledge is essential for developing water systems.

CHA’s knowledge of water and wastewater systems is beyond extensive. Our resume covers hundreds of projects, miles of pipelines, acres of treatment works, and an army of satisfied clients. Within our 1,000-person ranks are true experts – professionals able to assess, plan, design, and construct the required infrastructure.

CHA is currently seeking a Water Market Project Manager for our Chantilly, VA office.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage existing projects and existing client base in Northern Virginia and surrounding areas.
  • Obtain new clients and new projects with current clients.
  • Provide work plan development, execution, and monitoring.
  • Actively manage client budgets, schedules and programs for water, wastewater, wet weather and stormwater projects.
  • Estimate fees, determine scope of work, prepare proposals and project contracts.
  • Provide leadership in project pursuit strategy development and implementation to win select opportunities and targets.
  • Manage project communications and documentation.
  • Supervise, develop, evaluate and assign work to staff members.
  • Work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.

Education and Licensure:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required, Master’s preferred.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) required.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of progressive technical and managerial experience in the Water/Wastewater market required.
  • Excellent technical design knowledge and project management experience in all or a combination of the following areas: water, wastewater, treatment, collection or distribution projects to meet client expectations and regulatory requirements.

 CHA takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and a variety of opportunities for our employees’ professional growth and development.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

If you are interested in applying for this role, please click this link: https://jobs-challp.icims.com/jobs/4089/water-market-project-manager/job

 

 


Water/Wastewater Engineer
Due Date: February 28, 2019

Water is essential for life. Knowledge is essential for developing water systems.

CHA’s knowledge of water and wastewater systems is beyond extensive. Our resume covers hundreds of projects, miles of pipelines, acres of treatment works, and an army of satisfied clients. Within our 1,000-person ranks are true experts – professionals able to assess, plan, design, and construct the required infrastructure.

CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking a Water/Wastewater Engineer for our Buffalo, NY, Colonie, NY, Evansville, IN or Blacksburg, VA offices. We’re seeking a motivated individual eager to grow in their engineering career.

Responsibilities:

  • Under general supervision, performs design engineering including, preparation of:
    • Detailed design plans and specifications;
    • Distribution/collection system flow modeling; and
    • Data analysis.
  • Assists in the design of water/wastewater distribution and conveyance systems, water/wastewater process/treatment design for municipal systems including hydraulic analyses, water/wastewater storage systems, piping, wastewater pump stations design, and watershed planning.
  • Assist in the design of industrial water/wastewater treatment systems.
  • Coordination with other internal/external team members and engineering disciplines as needed to complete project designs.
  • Preparation of detailed design calculations and design reports.
  • Management of construction administration services including shop drawing reviews, payment application reviews, and technical support during construction.
  • Continues to learn and remain current on departmental design guides, standards, systems and engineering codes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or Chemical Engineering required.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience required.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experienced using Microsoft Office applications required.
  • Valid US driver’s license required.
  • Must be willing to assist senior engineers and have the ability to work on a team.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge through coursework or work experience of distribution/collection system flow modeling, engineering design, and applicable guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline highly preferred.
  • EIT highly preferred; ability to get PE within 2-3 years highly preferred.
  • Experience/exposure to the following programs preferred: AutoCAD Civil 3D, WaterCAD, SewerCAD, Biowin, ESRI ArcGIS, TR-55/TR-20, HEC-RAS/HEC-HMS, SWMM. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

If you are interested in applying for this role, please click this link:https://jobs-challp.icims.com/jobs/4034/water-wastewater-engineer/job

 


Backhoe Operator/General Maintenance Worker
Due Date: December 18, 2019

To apply, please copy and paste the following link into your URL:  https://tinyurl.com/ycgrtpg4

Job Title: 

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: This position safely drives, operates, and maintains the backhoe. In addition, will perform technical work in the maintenance and repair of water/wastewater systems. This position will spend approximately 90% in general maintenance work and 10% in equipment operations. Position may require some overtime, weekend, and holiday work as well as on-call responsibility.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Drives the backhoe to the job site. Operates in a safe manner to make required street openings, trenches, backfilling. Performs loading and unloading of excavated material from a work site.
  • Cleans, greases, and makes minor repairs to the backhoe.
  • When not operating the backhoe, the General Maintenance Worker performs the following:
    • inspects, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, installs, and repairs water distribution and wastewater collection system facilities including not limited to a) water mains, valves, hydrants and service lines; b) sewer lines, manholes and service laterals; and c) pumping and flow control facilities.
    • Performs repairs, preventive and corrective maintenance on water distribution systems, valves, hydrants, meters and mains and on wastewater collection systems, mains, manholes, clean outs etc, process equipment including; pumps, blowers, motors and maintains pumps, electrical controls, emergency signaling and related components.  Cleans and maintains wet wells, lift stations, grounds, facilities and related equipment.
    • Prepares orders for maintenance materials, supplies, spare parts and equipment.
    • Makes equipment adjustments, and reports any serious equipment problems.
    • Maintains computerized and manual records and prepares reports pertaining to the operation of the water distribution & collection systems, reviews daily work orders, completes daily reports, and makes changes as required to meet operating requirements.
    • Identifies, schedules and coordinates the work of outside utility maintenance contractors in support of project
    • Follows Company’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies.  Wear and work in proper personal protective equipment.
    • Assist with operational tasks in conjunction with operators or as directed by operators
    • Performs other related functions assigned or as they become apparent or as management assigns

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Five (5) years' experience in operating a backhoe or excavator around existing utilities.
  • Effectively and safely operates hand tools, pneumatic tools, air compressors and other small equipment related to the maintenance trades and water distribution and wastewater collection systems operations.
  • Hands-on experience in light duty electrical power systems (240 V/ single and three phase) and instrumentation calibration and use
  • Ability to use and direct excavation crews for repairs of underground utilities, including past demonstrated experience using backhoe and driving a small dump truck
  • Knowledge of mechanical operation, maintenance and repair of equipment and water and wastewater systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems related to equipment in assigned work area.
  • Knowledge of proper operation of hydraulic, pneumatic and telemetry equipment.
  • Knowledge of the National Electrical Code.
  • Knowledge of water and wastewater processes including ability to operate basic water distribution and wastewater collection systems independently.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations.

Education/Experience:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Additional trade specific courses preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Must possess a valid, active state driver’s license with CDL, or ability to obtain CDL within 12 months of hire.

Work Environment:

  • Employee may be required to work indoor or outdoor work during seasonal heat and cold or other adverse weather conditions.  Employee may be required to work where regularly they may be exposed to fumes, dust and odors.
  • Some high noise levels from operations of equipment.
  • 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.
  • May have to work after normal work hours for on-call assignments.

Travel Requirements: <5% 

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.

 

 

Water-Wastewater Operator I
Due Date: March 8, 2019

Job Title

Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator I

Job Summary

Under direct supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities. Assists with maintaining plant compliance with EPA standards and state water Commission. Performs general cleaning of grounds and buildings. Ensures plant safety and sanitary requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Operates and maintains water and/or wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits.
  • Monitors and samples well and groundwater upon entry to the system. Adjusts treatment levels when below-standard variances are detected. Samples water prior to exiting system.
  • Detects and reports atypical conditions, such as: damaged, malfunctioning and tampered meters, detecting and reporting leaks, high/low consumption, exposed wiring and other safety hazards.
  • Conducts ongoing repairs to equipment, or shuts down equipment for more extensive maintenance and repair, activating alternate equipment as needed. Requests services of outside maintenance vendor for major repairs and overhauls.
  • Activates pumps, valves and other processing equipment to move water through various treatment processes. Disposes of waste materials removed from water in line with Company procedures and government controls.
  • Assists Lead Operator with emergency procedures in the event of overflow or spill of chemicals or unpurified water. Follows safety protocol.
  • Adds chemicals to water by predetermined formula. Advises Lead Operator when minimum inventory levels of these materials have been reached.
  • Reads and interprets meters and gauges on central control panel, or at individual machines or stages in the treatment process. Adjusts controls as needed. Retrieves computer reports on treatment process.
  • Prepares reports and maintains logs on meter readings, tests, chemical and equipment usage, and all other recordkeeping requirements; maintains various Company records and other reports as required by the state.
  • Back-washes filters and basins; handles chlorine in a safe, effective manner; assures proper working order of chlorine-related equipment.
  • Cleans and maintains treatment plant, pumping stations and wells; prepares and paints equipment, walls and floors.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards.
  • Maintains a safe working environment and reports safety concerns to Area Manager.
  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.
  • Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required. 

Additional Skills

  • Ability to read meters, charts and gauges and accurately maintain records of plant operations.
  • Ability to read and comprehend written technical information and to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize and/or analyze data.
  • Ability to perform mathematical equations to determine chemical doses required for flow rates and proper treatment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers and regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials used in performing essential functions.

Education

Required: HS Diploma or GED

Certifications/Licenses

Currently holds first-level operator license per state regulation, or ability to attain within 1 year of employment; may be in the process of obtaining second-level license; must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Experience

Requires 2 – 4 years mechanical experience, including at least 1 year specializing in chemical treatment of water and/or wastewater and/or a minimum of 1 year in water and/or wastewater utility field with experience in the operation and maintenance of ground-water supplied water systems and associated distribution system.

To view the full job description and apply click on the link below:

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2293591


Wastewater Plant Operator Trainee
Due Date: April 16, 2019

The City of Buena Vista is accepting applications for the positions (there are 2 openings) of “Water Quality Operator”. This position works under supervision and includes operating the wastewater plant and equipment used to collect, treat, and dispose of domestic and industrial sewage efficiently in accordance with regulatory requirements and monitoring operations to determine treatment plant efficiency and quality. Requires lifting, performing routine semi-skilled and technical work. Position requires on-call, weekends and holiday work as needed. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Although a Class III or greater license is preferred, the City will train qualified candidates. A valid VA driver’s license is required. Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Excel/Word is desired. Individual hired is required to obtain a Class II license within 6 months of obtaining required hours of experience to sit for Class II exam. Salary DOQ. 

A detailed job description of this position and City application may be obtained by contacting the Department of Public Works at 540-261-1444 or water@bvcity.org. 

Submit application with resume and cover letter to: Trina Mastran, Director of Public Works, 2039 Sycamore Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416 or water@bvcity.org. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis; early submittal is encouraged. Open until filled.


Water Quality Operations Supervisor (WWTP Chief Operator)
Due Date: April 16, 2019

The City of Buena Vista is accepting applications for the position of “Water Quality Operations Supervisor (WWTP Chief Operator)”. 

This position works under the supervision of the Water & Sewer Supervisor in the Public Works Department and provides oversight to staff operating and maintaining wastewater treatment facilities. Responsibilities include supervising wastewater plant functions through the implementation of policies and procedures to efficiently operate the WWTP and equipment used to collect, treat, and dispose of waterborne domestic and industrial waste in accordance with regulatory requirements. Requires performing routine semi-skilled and technical work and serves as back-up for the Laboratory Manager. Position requires employee to be on-call and work weekends and holidays as needed. Cross training in the area of water treatment may be required. 

Applicant should possess a high school diploma or equivalent, a Class II Wastewater license as issued through the Virginia authority; prefer three years of experience as a Class II but would consider less experience; prefer two (2) years of supervisory experience. Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. Must be computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office Excel and Word programs. The City is a member of the Virginia Retirement System and offers excellent benefits as part of their employment package. Salary is 45k to 55k based on qualifications. 

A detailed job description of this position and City application may be obtained by contacting the Department of Public Works at 540-261-1444 or water@bvcity.org. 

Submit application with resume and cover letter to: Trina Mastran, Director of Public Works, 2039 Sycamore Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416 or water@bvcity.org. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis; early submittal is encouraged. Open until filled


Water Treatment Plant Operator
Due Date: March 22, 2019

The City of Staunton Public Works Department is seeking applicants to join its team as a Water Treatment Plant Operator.  Successful candidate operates water treatment plant equipment such as pumps, control panels, chemical feeders, filters, repairs and adjusts equipment, maintains properties, records reading of gauges, tanks and meters, dispatches emergency services for public works activities.  HS diploma/GED/equivalent training, ability to keep records, prepare accurate reports, and perform mathematical computations required.  Experience in mechanical systems and/or valid VA Waterworks License preferred.  Consideration will be given to a trainee with ability to obtain license within 18 months of hire.  Hiring Range: $14.22 - $18.25/hr DOQ/E (+) excellent benefits including health insurance and retirement.  Position works 12-hour shifts, including weekends and holidays.  This position is open unitl filled.  EOE.  Apply online at: City of Staunton Employment


PROJECT ENGINEER (CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION)
Due Date: March 31, 2019

Loudoun Water is the water and wastewater authority serving Loudoun County, Virginia – a suburb of Washington, DC and one of the fastest growing counties in the United States.  The County is home to a population of 390,000 residents, and continued growth is anticipated, bolstered by a new mass transportation link to DC. Keeping up and successfully staying ahead of the pace of development has been our trademark – and we are looking for new people to join us!

Loudoun Water 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, a “can-do” attitude, and excellent technical and communication skills. We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment, and excellent employee benefits.

Requirements: BS degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, or related field and 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience, including construction experience on water and wastewater facilities and infrastructure. An MS degree related to work 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


CIVIL ENGINEER - CAPITAL DESIGN
Due Date: March 31, 2019

Loudoun Water is the water and wastewater authority serving Loudoun County, Virginia – a suburb of Washington, DC and one of the fastest growing counties in the United States.  The County is home to a population of 390,000 residents, and continued growth is anticipated, bolstered by a new mass transportation link to DC. Keeping up and successfully staying ahead of the pace of development has been our trademark – and we are looking for new people to join us!

Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for an entry-level engineer in its Capital Design Department, which manages the study and design of Loudoun Water’s capital improvements projects. Project management includes assisting with technical oversight, facilitation of internal consensus building, and administrative management of project scope, budget, and schedule. Essential functions include:

  • Assist senior engineers on tasks related to capital projects management such as review of design deliverables, preparation of permit applications, and coordination of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Collect data and gather information or documents in support of capital projects;
  • Assist with the development of study or design phase engineering services contracts and requests for proposals;
  • Support senior engineers with monitoring of project controls;
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Assist with formal communication pertaining to project assignments or meetings;
  • Interact with staff, general public, officials, and contractors.

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

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering or related field from an accredited four-year college or university. Some experience related to planning, design or construction of water and reclaimed water conveyance and treatment facilities is desired, but not required. Registration as an Engineer-in-Training is highly 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


SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER - CAPITAL DESIGN
Due Date: March 31, 2019

Loudoun Water is the water and wastewater authority serving Loudoun County, Virginia – a suburb of Washington, DC and one of the fastest growing counties in the United States.  The County is home to a population of 390,000 residents, and continued growth is anticipated, bolstered by a new mass transportation link to DC. Keeping up and successfully staying ahead of the pace of development has been our trademark – and we are looking for new people to join us!

Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for a Senior Project Engineer in its Capital Design Department, which manages the planning and design of Loudoun Water’s capital improvements projects. Project management includes technical oversight, facilitation of internal consensus building, and administrative management of project scope, budget, and schedule. Essential functions include:

  • Serve as Loudoun Water’s technical specialist on assigned capital projects;
  • Develop study or design phase engineering service contracts and requests for proposals;
  • Actively manage project scopes, budgets, and schedules in the best interest of Loudoun Water;
  • Delegate and oversee tasks conducted by junior staff;
  • Lead internal stakeholder efforts to resolve project issues and agree design decisions;
  • Coordinate with regulatory agencies for project approvals.

We are looking for highly-motivated self-starters with an eye for quality, “can-do” attitude, 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 10 years of progressively responsible experience, including relevant design and management experience on water or wastewater facilities and infrastructure. An MS degree in engineering may be applied towards the experience requirements. Registration as a Professional Engineer in Virginia is highly 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


Water/Wastewater Project Manager
Due Date: March 30, 2019

Overview:
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Dewberry is seeking a Project Manager in our Fairfax, Virginia office to contribute to and/or manage a wide range of challenging water/wastewater projects. This is an opportunity for an individual to join a team of energetic, highly engaged professionals in Dewberry's growing Water Service Line. The ideal candidate will have a prominent role on our team, strong organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work with clients and engineers and other technicians on a variety of water and wastewater projects from planning through final design, construction, and commissioning. With support from the enterprise, the successful candidate will be capable of participating in business development activities, and preparing project work plans and fee estimates for task order oriented contracts.


Responsibilities

  • Manage an array of water/wastewater projects for public-sector and municipal clients.
  • Manage detailed design projects while interfacing and coordinating with clients and other engineering disciplines, technicians, and permitting specialists.
  • Prepare and monitor project work plans, schedules and budgets.
  • Design of wastewater collection systems, including sewer design and rehabilitation, and pump station design.
  • Design of water distribution, pumping, and storage systems, including system modeling.
  • Design of wastewater and water treatment processes. Small treatment plant (<100,000 gallon per day) experience is a plus.
  • Preparation of engineering reports, feasibility studies and technical memorandums for water and wastewater conveyance and treatment systems.
  • Effectively understand and communicate project expectations to project team and client.
  • Provide technical assistance and mentoring of junior staff.
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending seminars, workshops, and conferences, reviewing professional publications, and actively participating in State and/or National professional societies through committee involvement and technical presentations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary

Qualifications 

  • Bachelors degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, or related field. Master's degree will count towards years of experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the water/wastewater field.
  • Thorough knowledge and ability to apply theories, principles, concepts and practices of civil and environmental engineering to the design and construction of public water, wastewater, and reclaimed water conveyance and treatment infrastructure.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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Wastewater Manager
Due Date: February 18, 2019

The Rivanna Water & Sewer team of knowledgeable and engaged personnel serve the Charlottesville, Albemarle, and UVA community by providing high quality water and wastewater treatment in a financially and environmentally responsible manner. We are currently looking for a Wastewater Manager to join our team. This individual is responsible for all of the RWSA water resource recovery operations, to include operating multiple facilities, managing employees working at these facilities and on various shifts, overseeing all treatment practices and developing annual operating and capital improvement budgets. The Wastewater Manager also works directly with regulatory agencies such as the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and the Virginia Department of Health to handle inspections, monthly operating reports, all permitting requirements and other regulatory matters.

The Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority offers medical, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Virginia Retirement System and company paid life insurance. All of our benefits and information about the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority can be found on our website at http://www.rivanna.org/.

To apply for this position, please visit http://www.rivanna.org/jobs/. Position closes on February 18, 2019.

 

This position requires a minimum of a 4-year degree from a college/university in a related field and at least 5 years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience in directing and operating wastewater treatment facilities. A Class 1 Virginia Wastewater license, or the ability to get one within a reasonable timeframe is required. This is a salaried position with on-call responsibility


Utility Systems Maintenance Worker
Due Date: March 4, 2019

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!

Entry level labor position for routine work in the maintenance of water, reclaimed water distribution and waste water collection systems. Types of work include hydrant repair and flushing; water and sewer main repair; mowing, weed eating and bush hogging easements; CCTV and manhole checks.

Requirements: Graduation from high school, a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B with air brakes endorsement is required. Work in an outdoor environment, perform labor intensive task. 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


Infiltration and Inflow Technician
Due Date: March 4, 2019

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 Infiltration and Inflow Technician who will assist in ensuring Loudoun Water’s sanitary sewer collection systems are properly maintained and operational by using CCTV equipment. The individual will inspect sanitary sewer collection systems, to identify infiltration and inflow, debris, blockages and structural defects and to ensure Loudoun Water’s standards and specifications are followed. Will also assist in repairs on the sanitary collection system and support other teams within Loudoun Water’s Maintenance department.

Requirements: Graduation from high school. Obtain NASCO Certification PACP, MACP. Work in an outdoor environment, perform labor intensive task. A valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B with air brakes endorsement is required. 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, P.O Box 4000, 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: March 31, 2019

Open: February 8, 2019   ▪   Close: Open Until Filled

*Two positions are available; to be filled based on the candidates’ 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 a maintenance management expert, with an emphasis on planning and scheduling. Work requires knowledge of the operation and maintenance of industrial facilities, equipment and systems including control, electrical, mechanical, and HVAC. The Maintenance Planner II frequently needs to communicate clearly and precisely with UOSA staff, other organizations, and the public. Work requires sound judgment when making decisions and taking initiatives in accordance with Support Systems’ Strategic Plan. The Maintenance Planner II spends a considerable amount of time administering UOSA’s CMMS.

The incumbent will perform daily and long-range maintenance planning activities within the Support Systems Section to maintain a high performance, customer service-oriented work environment. Assignments will vary and encompass a variety of tasks.

 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. Related vocational school program is desired. Or 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. Related vocational school program is desired. Or 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 have a good understanding of principles, practices, and methods used in installation, and repair of equipment and infrastructure common to wastewater treatment or similar facilities. Must have basic 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 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.*Starting salary will be between minimum and midpoint in the range.

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.


Civil Engineer
Due Date: March 3, 2019

Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority is looking for a Civil Engineer or Senior Civil Engineer. Successful candidates will be able to perform responsible engineering, technical, and administrative work related to planning, design, construction and inspection of water and wastewater facilities. Also assists in operational activities such as Miss Utility marking, line maintenance, mapping and GIS development. Project management experience is required. A minimum of five years of experience in engineering work is required and utility work is preferred. Position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering, an Engineer-In-Training from the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a valid driver’s license. This position reports to the Manager of Engineering.

Accepting applications until March 3, 2019. Please apply online at www.rivanna.org/jobs

Pay range: $55,642 – $101,833


Utilities Engineer
Due Date: April 4, 2019

Utilities Engineer Chesterfield County Department of Utilities

Who We Are

The Chesterfield County Department of Utilities is a public water and wastewater utility that uses state-of-the-art technology to deliver the highest quality service to its more than 110,000 water customers and 93,000 wastewater customers. We have a culture that is invested in making a difference in the community by meeting or exceeding water quality standards while also protecting the James River and Chesapeake Bay.  We pride ourselves in being fiscally fit, being one of only a handful of water and wastewater utilities nationwide to have achieved AAA ratings on its revenue bonds from each of the three top ratings services.   

What You Do and How You Do It

The Utilities Engineer will serve within the development section as project manager for proposals pertaining to the expansion, development, and planning of the county’s public water and wastewater systems.  

  • You will work as part of a project team to review the impacts of proposed development on the existing water and wastewater systems
  • Review site and subdivision construction plans, zoning requests, and other community development applications for compliance with county, state, and federal requirements
  • Evaluate water distribution and wastewater collection systems using computer hydraulic models, field data, and standard engineering practices
  • Prepare and review reports, drawings, specifications, cost estimates, and contracts
  • Interact with the public and collaborate with other agencies, consulting firms, and internal/external customers
  • Host or attend meetings and presentations with diverse groups of internal and external customers pertaining to the expansion of the public water and wastewater systems

 Here’s What You Need

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering or a related field; three years of engineering experience in water or wastewater systems; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Engineering-In-Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) designation preferred.  Applicants with less than the minimum qualifications may be considered for a trainee status. 

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, possess a strong technical aptitude, and have excellent technical writing and oral communication skills.  Additionally, candidate will have knowledge of water and wastewater modeling, proficient in Microsoft Office applications, be a team player, and have the ability to develop positive working relationships.

Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.

The hiring range for this position is $55,583 - $85,081.

What's in it for You:

If you are passionate about making a difference in the community, join our team.  We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including the Virginia Retirement System defined benefit plan.  We work hard to achieve our mission, but we also value work-life balance through paid-time off and flexible work schedules.  We support professional development through career development plans, tuition reimbursement program, our award-winning learning and development programs, and opportunities for advancement within the organization.  For more information, please visit Chesterfield County Utilities Department.

We Would Love to Talk with You

A Chesterfield County application is required and must be submitted online.  Visit careers.chesterfield.gov to complete and submit an application.  Position open until filled (first review to begin February 18, 2019).  (804) 748-1551.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity

 

 


Assistant Director of Waterworks
Due Date: March 16, 2019

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF WATERWORKS

The City of Newport News seeks a highly motivated, experienced and forward thinking Assistant Director of Waterworks. Newport News Waterworks is a regional water provider, owned and operated by the City of Newport News serving over 4000, 000 people in five jurisdictions, including Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, York County and part of James City County. 

The successful candidate will have comprehensive knowledge of water utility organization and operations and possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Environmental, Industrial), Hydrology, Water Resources, Physical Science, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field and 7-10 years of progressively responsible experience with 5-7 years of supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Professional designation, PE or PG, preferred.  Experience in Virginia is preferred but not required. 

To apply, logon to www.nnva.gov  by March 16, 2019.  EOE


Delivery Systems Operator Trainee/III
Due Date: March 1, 2019

Delivery Systems Operator Trainee/Delivery Systems Operator III

Operations & Maintenance Division

Delivery Systems Division (3150/3140)

DS Operator Trainee | Grade 20 | $33,801.49-$56,384.84*

DS Operator III | Grade 21 | $35,525.70 - $59,261.03*

Open: February 14, 2019   ▪   Close: March 1, 2019

*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 candidate will be responsible for performing preventive and corrective maintenance tasks of Delivery Systems stations and wastewater lines; does related work as required. Is exposed to a wastewater biological and chemical hazardous environment. Also responsible for the security and all operations for the Delivery Systems Section.

 The DS Operator Trainee performs under immediate instruction/supervision of Delivery Systems Operators, as directed by the Delivery Systems Manager. An Operator Trainee gains on-the-job experience as tasks of increasing difficulty are assigned.

 The DS Operator III performs in accordance with procedures outlined by the Delivery Systems Manager to whom unusual or emergency problems are referred, but employees in this class are expected to be competent to make basic repairs and adjustments to the equipment with detailed instruction while still gaining some on the job experience. Receives supervision from the Delivery Systems Manager and Delivery Systems Assistant Manager.

REQUIREMENTS

  • DS Operator Trainee: Completion of high school or GED is required. Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. Some knowledge of basic mechanical and electrical equipment; skill in the use of power and hand tools; ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions; must possess mechanical aptitude. Some experience as a mechanic's or electrician's helper desired.
  • DS Operator III: Completion of high school or GED is required. Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is acceptable. Must have successfully completed the UOSA Delivery Systems Operator III test and is expected to use good judgment in operating and maintaining equipment. Must have good knowledge of the operation of Delivery Systems equipment; pump station locations, force mains, interceptors and blueprints; good judgment; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; dependability; and mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be able to handle the physical requirements of the position to include extensive walking, bending, stooping, climbing of stairs and ladders, and lifting/carrying up to 75 pounds.  
  • Possession of a vehicle operator's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.

*Starting salary will be between minimum and midpoint in the range.

The vacancy notice does not imply that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed in the position. Please request a full job description from the HR Department via email at good.jobs@uosa.org.

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.