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Primary Role
Working alone or as a member of a team, and under the guidance of a Lead Operator or Supervisor, provides for the safe operation of water or wastewater facilities in an assigned area(s) in such a manner as to support a supervisor or other Operators in complying with the requirements to supply quality water treatment, distributing wastewater treatment and collection, as established by the company and governmental regulatory agencies. Provides guidance and training to Operator and, as necessary, to less senior Operators and Plant Utility Worker assigned as members of the team.
Fairfax Water is seeking a Manager, Procurement to manage all procurement functions, including purchasing, contracting for goods and services (including professional services and construction), negotiations, and material/warehouse management.  This position reports to the Director, Finance.
This Utilities Engineer position reports to the Development Section of the Department of Utilities. The Development Team is responsible for the oversight of all land development proposals and the orderly expansion of the county water and wastewater systems. This occurs through these development projects, master planning, and the department's capital projects.

The Corix team has an opportunity for a Field Tech I with the Colchester Public Service Corporation based in Lorton, VA.
As the Utilities Capital Project Accountant in the Finance and Administrations Division of the Department of Utilities, you will be joining a highly dynamic and results oriented Finance team. The goal of the accounting team is to ensure the financial integrity of the department for our utility customers. You will be a key resource providing supporting responsibilities for year-end audits, fiscal year budgets, ten-year cash flow projections, capital improvement program, and rate modelling.
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Utility Worker I to install and repair water lines, services, meters, hydrants, and other associated maintenance equipment; pavement restoration; use of power hand tools, shovels, picks and other associated materials and equipment; complete work orders. Perform other work as required. 
Performs routine technical work in daily operations/maintenance of water treatment equipment and processes. Operates SCADA system to monitor/control water plant/ system functions. Makes rounds of plant, checking for proper operation of processes. Measures chemical feed rate and calculates dosages. Checks/calibrates process instrumentation. Operates pumps/valves/sluice gates. Performs accuracy tests/leak surveys/valve locations. Interprets maps/drawings/schematics. Checks/lubricates and repairs pumps/aerators/air compressors/emergency generators/other plant equipment. Assists in water quality lab making routine physical/chemical tests. Maintain logs. Cleans, paints and performs other general maintenance duties. Is the responsible operator in charge of assigned shift in absence of Water Operations Supervisor. Graduation from high school/ GED equivalent with one (1) or more years related experience in mechanical maintenance work. Class I Water license from the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation for Waterworks and Wastewater Works required.
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Utilities Operating Accountant to perform work of considerable difficulty in ensuring all the financial transactions of the Utilities Department are properly accounted for and recorded in the County’s general ledger system.  

The Town of Leesburg is seeking an entry-level or journey-level Wastewater Plant Operator within its Water Pollution Control Division (WPCD) for the Department of Utilities. The WPCD is responsible for the safe and efficient treatment of wastewater generated within the Leesburg service area and the subsequent stabilization and disposal of the solid wastes produced to ensure the protection of public health and the environment.  
Loudoun Water has an opening for a Manager of the Pretreatment Program in the Water Reclamation Department. This position will be responsible for managing and developing the Pretreatment Program to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Loudoun Water sanitary sewer collection system and wastewater treatment plants. Experience with pretreatment regulations and operation of wastewater treatment facilities is preferred. 
Loudoun Water, a public water and sewer utility located in Ashburn, Virginia, has an immediate opening for a Utility Protection Technician.  The successful candidate will assist in protection of Loudoun Water facilities and preventing damages and/or infringement on or near Loudoun Water facilities through location of Loudoun Water, water and sewer lines. The ability to read plans and technical drawings is desirable.
Performs work managing the Water Operations Department and overseeing operations of water systems operated by the Authority. This is a supervisory position that involves a variety of administrative and support functions related to the operations of the water facilities. This position is also responsible for developing, maintaining, and documenting procedures and managing workload assignments for the department. This position reports to the Director of Operations.
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Principal Plant Operator to perform maintenance repairs on all plant equipment to include adjustments, repairs, and part replacements as directed. Responsible, as needed, to work twelve hours shifts as a potable water treatment plant operator of a high-rate conventional water treatment plant. Includes operation and maintenance of mechanical/chemical/hydraulic systems, calibration of chemical feeders/turbidimeters, analytical testing of water, sample collection, and handling of chemicals. Computer skills are needed to compile/collect plant data and to operate a computerized SCADA system. On occasion will need to handle 550-pound drums. Performs other work as required.
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Utility Locator to under general supervision, perform work of routine difficulty in locating underground water and wastewater lines to prevent damage to underground facilities during excavations. Perform other work as required. 
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator to operate rubber tire backhoes and excavators to dig excavations around waterlines; perform maintenance and repairs; operate other construction equipment and perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks related to waterline maintenance and repair. Perform other work as required.  
Loudoun Water is seeking a Community Systems Plant Operator who will be responsible for operating and maintaining water, wastewater, and on-site treatment facilities along with their associated distribution and collection systems. This will include being the site lead for assigned facilities.
The Town of Leesburg is seeking a journey-level Utility Plant Operator within its Water Supply Division for the Department of Utilities.  The Water Supply Division is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Town’s Kenneth B. Rollins Water Treatment Plant (WTP), one well, five water storage tanks, and four water booster stations.
The Town of Leesburg is seeking a Utility Plant Operator Trainee within its Water Supply Division for the Department of Utilities.  The Water Supply Division is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Town’s Kenneth B. Rollins Water Treatment Plant (WTP), one well, five water storage tanks, and four water booster stations.
Procurement Technician Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for a Procurement Technician who will be responsible for providing procurement expertise on all matters relating to the procurement of goods, services (both professional and non-professional), construction, and insurance for Loudoun Water in accordance with applicable federal, state, local laws, and Loudoun Water policies and procedures. Work involves extensive public contact and requires the exercise of considerable judgment, initiative, and discretion.
Loudoun Water has immediate openings for Project Managers in its Capital Programs department. The Capital Programs department is instrumental to the delivery of Loudoun Water’s Capital Improvement Program. The Project Managers will be responsible for design and construction administration of a variety of water, wastewater, and reclaimed water projects.
Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for a Planning Engineer in the Planning and Water Resources Department. The Planning Engineer will be responsible for supporting the development of a variety of planning studies for our drinking water, wastewater, water reuse, and community systems programs. Experience with hydraulic modeling of water and wastewater systems is highly desirable as well as relevant experience in utility master planning for water distribution and wastewater collection, planning studies, and data analysis related to water supply and water resources. Responsibilities include technical oversight and project management.
We are seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented Instrumentation / Control System Technician with problem-solving skills to install, maintain, troubleshoot, calibrate, and repair or replace a wide variety of industrial control system equipment including programmable logic controllers (PLCs), variable frequency drives (VFD’s), Supervisory, Control, and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, process sensors, and other electronic equipment related to the water industry. ISA CCST certification is highly desired.
With a strong, diverse, and exciting backlog of municipal engineering assignments, RK&K is looking for a self-motivated and highly collaborative Project Manager, P.E. to lead a variety of municipal water/wastewater infrastructure projects involving feasibility studies, engineering design, preparation of construction documents, and construction management. As a Project Manager in our Water/Wastewater group, you will have an opportunity to deliver complex and rewarding projects while marketing municipal clients in the Hampton Roads and Mid-Atlantic regions from our practice in Newport News or Virginia Beach, VA.
RK&K has an immediate and exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join our team in Virginia Beach, VA, and help implement cutting-edge technology advancements in municipal and commercial utility systems. As an Electrical Engineer at RK&K you will support the evaluation, design, commissioning and troubleshooting of electrical and instrumentation and control systems for water and wastewater transmission/conveyance, storage and treatment, natural gas transmission, and related facilities.
To collect water and wastewater samples and perform precise analyses on the samples, prepare proper and legible records, maintain equipment and supplies, and operate the laboratory in a safe, clean, and efficient manner.