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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
Due Date: December 31, 2017

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: December 31, 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 https://jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov/applications/externalapplicants/login/default.aspx

 


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.


Chemist I/II
Due Date: September 30, 2017

CHEMIST I/II
Technical Services Division
Laboratory
(Internal ID: 4220)

Chemist I  | Grade 31 | $57,848.22 - $96,497.60
Chemist II | Grade 30 | $55,040.60 - $91,814.16

Open: Friday, July 28, 2017   ▪   Close: Open Until Filled

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Chemist I or II supervises laboratory analysts and technicians ensuring that the appropriate testing is conducted according to regulatory requirements and laboratory standard operating procedures. The position requires an experienced, professional who has the demonstrated ability to independently manage laboratory operations and/or analytical projects. Oversees inventory control of equipment, chemicals, glassware, and consumables; assists in developing the annual laboratory budget and manages the schedules for all testing stations. Responsible for systems administration of the Laboratory Information System (LIMS) and associated software and data maintenance or enhancement functions (i.e. custom reports). Conducts laboratory analyses and related work on assigned stations when necessary. The Chemist position may manage the laboratory in the absence of the Manager and Chemist I. Work is performed under the general direction of the Laboratory Manager.  

The Chemist I or II is responsible for understanding and implementing the requirements of the UOSA Laboratory’s state certification program, solves difficult analytical and operational problems, prepares monthly laboratory analytical schedules for technicians and analysts, corrects/counsels personnel on performance; develops evaluation criteria for supervised positions; evaluates staff performance, and performs analytical testing as needed. Reviews regulations concerning POTWs, landfills, hazardous and solid waste, and biosolids that require analytical testing and prepares related assessments or reports. Fulfils LIMS administrator tasks, resolves LIMS problems, and interacts with LIMS vendor and UOSA IMS personnel on LIMS issues. Provides input for the annual and quarterly budget reviews.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Chemist I: Must possess considerable technical and managerial experience; possess a BS in Chemistry or Biology from a recognized four-year college or university; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Chemist II: Must possess considerable technical experience; possess a BS in Chemistry or Biology from a recognized four-year college or university; 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 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 30 pounds.

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.

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.

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: www.uosa.org > Careers > Employment Opportunities > Candidate Profile

Please remember to click on Find Jobs in the upper left hand corner of the screen, followed by Search for Jobs. A list of UOSA's open vacancies will appear.

UOSA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity. 
EOE M/V/F/D


Environmental Health Director – Office of Drinking Water
Due Date: December 31, 2017

Company Introduction:  The Virginia Department of Health, Office of Drinking Water is committed to protecting public health by ensuring that all people in Virginia have access to adequate supply of affordable, safe drinking water.

City/State:  Richmond, Virginia

Title:  Environmental Health Director – Office of Drinking Water

Position # 03976

Job Position Posting:  1022470 – General Public - Open Until Filled

Hiring Range:  $105,794 to $125,000 

Job Description:  The Virginia Department of Health (VDH), Office of Drinking Water (ODW), is seeking a Chief Engineer and Engineering Advisor to the State Health Commissioner, through the Chief Deputy Commissioner for Public Health and Preparedness.  This position will function as the ODW Director on all matters involving drinking water throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.  The position is based in the Central (Richmond City) Office.  This position directs and manages five field offices.  Duties include establishing office policy and procedures, allocating resources and evaluating operations.  This position oversees a staff of 115 and a budget of over $35 million in federal, state and special funds.  This position is responsible for all engineering activities of ODW to assure mitigation of drinking water problems and coordinates program activities for the purpose of implementing the state’s Public Water Supply Law and the federal Safe Drinking Water Act, including the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).

Knowledge of drinking water aspects of engineering; program management; experience supervising and managing staff; experience developing, monitoring and managing budgets; experience with the state legislative process and regulatory and legal processes as they relate to safe drinking water; knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to safe drinking water; ability to effectively provide engineering and technical guidance; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally; effective interpersonal skills with groups and individuals of all professional levels and backgrounds.  Bachelor of Science in Civil/Sanitary/Environmental Health or relevant engineering degree or equivalent training and experience is required. 

Master of Science in Civil/Sanitary/Environmental/Public Health or relevant engineering degree or equivalent training & experience preferred.  Licensed as a Professional Engineer in Virginia is preferred.

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check.  U.S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check and E-Verify.  The selected candidate must complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interests as a condition of employment, if applicable (VA Code §2.2-3114).  Other financial, credit, driving, or other background checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions. 

VDH only accepts on-line applications.  Mailed, e-mailed, or faxed copies will not be accepted.  A state application must be completed entirely including salary history, education and employment history (applications with “see resume” responses will be considered incomplete) and submitted electronically.  Cover letter is required.  Resumes are optional and may be submitted as supplemental to the state application, but will NOT be used for initial screening purposes or to replace information required on the state application.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  Link to the online application: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/70671.


Water Treatment Plant Operator
Due Date: October 8, 2017

Loudoun Water is a public water and sewer utility that has an immediate opening for a Plant Operator at their Water Treatment Facility located in Ashburn, VA. 

The Water Operator will assist in ensuring the facility is operational and meets permit requirements by performing routine operational tasks including skilled and technical work on treatment plant equipment and facilities. The Operator will perform duties including SCADA process control, sampling, monitoring and controlling treatment operations and preparing monthly reports. The Facility utilizes advanced technology and is subject to stringent standards and state regulations.

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or GED with good math skills and the ability to use logic to solve problems. Preference will be given to candidates with a bachelor’s degree in a science field and/or a current holder of a VA Waterworks Operator license. All candidates must be able to obtain a minimum of a VA Waterworks Operator Class 3 license within 3 years of hiring. Candidate must have a valid driver's license.

The Water Treatment Facility is a round-the-clock operation and requires 24/7 staffing with 12 hour shifts.  Operators are required to work shifts over weekends and holidays.

Loudoun Water is highly respected in the water/wastewater industry and offers highly competitive salaries and benefits and encourages professional development and advancement through training and educational opportunities. It’s a great place to work and grow! To apply visit www.loudounwater.org


Civil Engineer V
Due Date: December 31, 2017

The City of Norfolk's Department of Utilities is seeking qualified candidates for a Civil Engineer V in our Engineering Division. The Civil Engineer V assists in planning, implementing, and directing the engineering, planning, design, construction, and administrative functions of the Utilities' Engineering Division.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Assists the Engineering Manager in planning, implementing, and directing the engineering, planning, design, construction, and administrative functions of the Utilities' Engineering Division.
     
  • Facilitates the completion of the Division's objectives by developing strategic plans, processes, and performance measures that relate to overall objectives.
     
  • Manages projects by designing, scheduling and budgeting processes, preparing requests for proposals, managing design contract to produce plans and specifications, reviewing project milestones, reviewing plans, providing technical assistance, providing construction oversight, preparing design revisions, and reviewing and commenting on site plans submitted for approval. 
     
  •  Performs administrative duties by supervising staff, assigning tasks, assisting in project management, and evaluating, developing and disciplining employees. 
  • Requires ability to perform highly complex technical analysis and engineering calculations.
     
  • Coordinates activities by acting as a liaison between departments and other divisions to complete projects and division or departmental initiatives.
     
  • Interacts with citizens, civic organizations, officials, contractors, employees, and customers at all levels.
     
  • Must possess knowledge of engineering and construction principles, practices, and procedures, as applied to a variety of projects.
     
  • Must be able to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, to audiences ranging from Norfolk residents to engineering professionals to elected representatives.
     
  • Must be able to stand on rough terrain for extended periods, climb up and down ladders and stairways, bend/stoop to inspect processes or materials, and move safely around construction sites for buildings, roadways, and waterfront facilities.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field. Work requires professional level of knowledge of a discipline equivalent to that which is acquired in a Master's degree-level of study.


Five years' experience as an Engineer 
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS 

Valid Driver's License, Professional Engineer's License (P.E.)

Work Hours: Monday Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location: 401 Monticello, 2nd Floor, Norfolk, VA 23510


Water System Engineer
Due Date: December 31, 2017

Public Utilities Department.  Full-time position with benefits. Preferred hiring range: $54,891.20 - $63,128.00.  Position performs difficult skilled technical and professional work involved with the review, design, construction, inspection and maintenance of public utilities facilities, including administering engineering inspection programs, preparing and monitoring division budget and preparing a variety of technical reports and giving presentations of reports.  Plans, organizes and directs the design and construction of capital improvements; ensures compliance with City land development; coordinates work with other agencies and departments.  Serves as project design/inspection engineer and manager of engineering and construction related projects; participates in the design of engineering projects; inspects projects for conformance to construction plans and specifications.  Designs and prepares specifications, schedules and cost estimates for projects; processes monthly pay estimates; administers design and construction contracts; assists in preparation of materials, figures costs and total project bid costs.  Provides contractors and general public with technical information relating to engineering projects; makes adjustments to solve construction and material difficulties; oversees the review and approval of subdivision and site work by private parties.  Supervises and directs subordinate personnel in the preparation of design criteria, designs, analysis, specifications, plans, inspections, cost estimates, tabulations of contract bids, contract payments and related matters; Assigns tasks; evaluates performance of employees; establishes schedules, reviews the work of subordinate staff.  

Position requires thorough knowledge of the theory, principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to the development and construction of  public utilities projects; knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of engineering drafting; skill in the use of civil engineering instruments and equipment; ability to plan, lay out and direct the work of others; ability to plan projects and prepare related designs, estimates and specifications; ability to perform difficult engineering computations and to make comprehensive recommendations on engineering problems.

Physical Requirements: This is light work requiring the exertion of 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and feeling; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, hazards, and atmospheric conditions.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree with coursework in civil engineering, environmental science, or a related field and considerable experience in professional civil engineering work with some supervisory experience preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Certification in Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) required within one year of placement in position.  Valid registration as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia is preferred.  Valid driver's license, required.

Successful applicants for this position will be subject to a DMV Motor Vehicle check and must complete a satisfactory drug screening and criminal background check.

To Apply: All candidates must complete a City of Harrisonburg online employment application (https://www.harrisonburgva.gov/employment) in order to be considered. The position may close at any time after 10 calendar days. (posted on the City's website on 08/16/2017)

The City provides an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement, life insurance, paid leave and holidays.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment withou
t regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.
 
The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Water
Due Date: October 17, 2017

Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for a Director of Water in the Operations and Maintenance Division. We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to oversee and direct the activities of the Water Department. The Director will be responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating all functions and maintain official liaison with State and County Agencies to ensure proper permitting of all operating elements of facilities. Essential functions include:  

  • Provide leadership and direction to develop short and long-range plans for departmental programs, lead understanding of innovations and latest technologies in drinking water industry and advances how such technologies are incorporated into Loudoun Water programs and facilities.
  • Lead research, analysis, evaluation, and establishment of up-to-date policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Responsible for preparing and managing comprehensive written departmental operational SOP’s to clearly establish roles, responsibilities and accountability to ensure work gets done.
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly with other departments and divisions.
  • Develop plans to meet unexpected situations, new developments and changes in programs; prepare for emergencies; understand the factors and conditions affecting programs and recommend appropriate responses when these change.
  • Effectively coordinate with the Compliance and Regulatory Affairs department to ensure effective liaison with regulatory agencies and full compliance with all permits and regulations
  • Provide direction and oversight for any necessary plant improvement, rehabilitation and expansion projects.

 The candidate must possess excellent organizational, technical and communication skills to support this exceedingly important and highly visible position within Loudoun Water and its stakeholder community. We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment and excellent employee benefits.

Requirements: BS degree in civil or environmental engineering or related field. At least 15 years experience in engineering and advanced management skills in administration of personnel.   At least five years of proven experience at senior management level and 10 years of experience in the design and operation of water treatment facilities is preferred. An MS in civil or environmental engineering or an MBA will be considered in lieu of some experience. Licensed as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or ability to obtain within six months of employment through reciprocity from another state is preferred. Licensed as a Professional Waterworks Operator in the Commonwealth of Virginia is highly desirable.

Apply online at www.loudounwater.org or send completed application to Loudoun Water, HR Department, 44865 Loudoun Water Way, Ashburn, VA 20147 or by fax to 571-223-2079. Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE.


Plant Operator, Water Reclamation Facility
Due Date: October 21, 2017

Loudoun Water, a public water and sewer utility, has an immediate opening for a Wastewater Operator at the Broad Run Water Reclamation Facility (BRWRF) located in Ashburn, VA. 

The Wastewater Operator will assist in ensuring the facility is operational and meets permit requirements by performing routine operational tasks including skilled and technical work on treatment plant equipment and facilities.  The preferred candidate will hold a high school diploma or GED and have a minimum of four years experience in wastewater treatment plant operation.  The preferred candidate will have a strong ability to use logic to solve problems, hold a current Virginia Class II or higher Wastewater Works Operator license, and have a valid driver’s license.

The Broad Run Water Reclamation Facility is a round-the-clock operation and requires 24/7 staffing with 12 hour shifts.  Operators are required to work shifts over weekends and holidays. Operators perform duties including SCADA process control, sampling, monitoring and controlling treatment operations, and preparing monthly reports. BRWRF utilizes advanced technology and is subject to stringent standards and state regulations.

Loudoun Water is highly respected in the water/wastewater industry and offers highly competitive salaries and benefits and encourages professional development and advancement through training and educational opportunities. It’s a great place to work and grow! To apply visit www.loudounwater.org


Utility Systems Technician
Due Date: December 31, 2017

Job Purpose 

Responsible for the operations, maintenance, and quality management of the Foundation’s water systems. Ensures compliance with relevant Federal, State, County and other regulations applicable to a large-scale drinking water and sewage distribution system. Provides maintenance and repairs of plumbing and utility systems within all Foundation facilities and infrastructure. Provides management and oversight of service contracts associated with the water, sewer and fire protection systems.

Essential Functions

  1. Operate, set up, repair and troubleshoot electrical systems, pumping equipment, motors, power systems.
  2. Perform preventive maintenance, repair and troubleshoot on electrical motors, electrical control panels, and pump controllers.
  3. Prepare, track and maintain records of all issues, warranties, maintenance, repairs and upgrades.
  4. Review related construction plans and provide technical support to the Facilities department and construction inspection staff and vendors when needed.
  5. Under the direction of the Buildings Superintendent, develop and maintain effective, efficient working relationships with County inspectors and contractors, suppliers and consultants.
  6. Develop and implement preventative maintenance schedules and standards.
  7. Provide oversight over all fire protection systems to include both Hi Fog Mist system by Marioff and traditional dry pipe and wet pipe systems. Serve as the contract inspector for all service contracts responsible for the maintenance of those systems.
  8. Serve as a first responder for pump station outages, assess cause of problem and develop a response/repair course of action to reestablish utility services.
  9. Additional duties may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must have knowledge of Control and Data Acquisition telemetry systems, Human-Machine Interfaces and Programmable Logic Controllers and instrumentation.
  • Must have knowledge of Safety Data Sheets (OSHA SDS).
  • Safe driving record (verifiable)
  • Exemplary guest service skills
  • Ability to interact with diverse populations
  • Basic knowledge of tourism industry and local attractions
  • Basic knowledge of Jefferson and Monticello

Physical Demands and Work Considerations

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule; weekend work required, including holidays.
  • Evening and after hours required for off- hours emergency response and service contract execution.
  • On-call duties.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lb. unassisted.

Education  

High school diploma or GED equivalency required.   An AA degree or vocational certification or coursework in instrumentation, electrical, or industrial trades is preferred.  8-10 years of utility craftsman experience in either water distribution or plumbing systems required.

To apply, please visit our career site at: https://monticello.applicantpro.com/jobs/619957.html 




HVAC Technician
Due Date: October 12, 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 at our Trap Rock Water Treatment Facility 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 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

 


Maintenance Mechanic, Water Treatment Facility
Due Date: October 14, 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 a Maintenance Mechanic at the Water Treatment Facility who will assist in ensuring that the water plant facilities are consistently operational by performing a variety of responsible and skilled tasks in the operation, installation, and maintenance of the facilities mechanical and distribution systems. Perform semi skilled preventive and corrective maintenance on the facilities mechanical systems including, but not limited to solids handling, process piping, air generation, ozone generation, chemical storage and piping, and sludge/debris removal.

Requirements: Graduation from high school and three (3) years experience in a mechanical maintenance field.

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 Mechanic, Water Reclamation Facility
Due Date: October 14, 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 a Maintenance Mechanic who will assist in ensuring that the Water Reclamation Facility (Wastewater) is consistently operational by performing a variety of responsible and skilled tasks in the operation, installation, and maintenance of the facilities mechanical and distribution systems. Perform semi skilled preventive and corrective maintenance on the facilities mechanical systems including, but not limited to solids handling, process piping, air compressors, valves, carpentry, welding, and painting. Must be able to complete work orders daily in are work management system (SAP).

Requirements: Graduation from high school and three (3) years experience in a mechanical maintenance field.

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


SENIOR CONTROL SYSTEMS ENGINEER/CONTROL SYSTEMS ENGINEER I
Due Date: September 22, 2017

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 Senior Control Systems Engineer or Control Systems Engineer I performs programming, troubleshooting, maintenance, and implementation for many aspects of the Upper Occoquan Service Authority’s computerized industrial control system platform. Performs system administration functions, manages projects and performs duties relating to computer hardware, software, and ancillaries; does other related work as required. Performs control system network administrator tasks or may act solely as the control system network administrator. Work is performed under the general direction or specific supervision from the Lead Process Control Engineer or other Process Control Engineers as required.

Assignments are broad in scope and require use of seasoned judgment in making professional, independent decisions that have significant cost and production impact. Work involves the application of systems engineering knowledge and skill in a variety of UOSA operations, modifications and enhancement programs, and develops budgets related to the control network
infrastructure. Control Systems Engineers plan, organize and implement specifically assigned projects and implements new systems or enhancements to current systems. Project management, task definition, and program implementation skills are a priority. The incumbent may act as the control system network administrator and performs programming, performs hardware and software installation, prepares documentation and performs user training as required. Some of the functions and/or responsibilities of the Control Systems Engineer are developing and maintaining documentation on control system infrastructure processes and/or procedures; maintains and monitors data using databases and applications; performs periodic reviews of server areas; performs systems administration tasks for operating systems, network, hardware, and control system software; performs programming tasks within UOSA’s Archestra system platform and manages and maintains UOSA’s Radio Telemetry infrastructure.

This position requires the ability to independently manage project workloads and coordinate activities of outside contractors and UOSA personnel including UOSA Process Control Engineer staff. Computer programming skills are required. TCP/IP networking and system administration experience in a MS-Windows environment is required. Experience with network cabling and switches, MS Access and SQL Server are required. Excellent skills in researching information system problems, troubleshooting, good written and verbal skills are also required.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university; skill in computer programming plus five years or more of experience with computer programming/ administration; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Working experience administering a control network for a processing or manufacturing facility is highly desirable.
  • Possession of a vehicle operator’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.
  • Unplanned work outside of normal hours of the week and overnight travel outside of the local area may be 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 30 pounds.

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.


Line Crewman
Due Date: October 13, 2017

Line Crewman

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Water Treatment Plant Assistant Operations Manager
Due Date: October 13, 2017

Water Treatment Plant Assistant Operations Manager

Wise County Public Service Authority is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Assistant Operations Manager at our Carfax Water Treatment Plant.  Works under the Operations Manager operating the water treatment plant and distribution system.  Duties include testing, maintenance, distribution system operation, recordkeeping, etc.  Also assists Manager with their duties and functions as supervisor in his/her absence.  Must have high school diploma or GED and minimum Class 2 Virginia water license.  Possession of degree, Class 1 license, and/or wastewater license a plus.  Position may be filled as an Operator if possessing Class 3 or 4 license.  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 & will be accepted until 4:30 PM, October 13th, 2017.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.