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Meter Service Supervisor

Posted: July 22, 2021

The Gadsden Water Works & Sewer Board is currently accepting applications for a Meter Service Supervisor.  Gadsden Water is looking for a personable/experienced applicant, preferably with a public utility, who works well with the public and under pressure.  Preferred candidates should have the following:  five years of experience in water service operations, meter reading, and meter repairs, to include supervisory, mechanical, and administrative experience; and high school diploma or GED.  A full job description is available upon request.

Apply in Room 201, Gadsden City Hall between the hours of 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by printing application at http://www.cityofgadsden.com/jobs.aspx and mailing, along with resume, to: City of Gadsden, Attn: Personnel Department, P.O. Box 267, Gadsden, AL 35902.  Applications and resumes may also be emailed to mwilliams@gadsdenwater.org.  Deadline for all applications will be Friday, August 6, 2021.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

The City of Gadsden Water Works and Sewer Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age and handicapped status in employment or the provision of service.

Project Manager – Water

Posted: July 21, 2021

Project Manager – Water (AL)

 

Why join Barge?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc. is an engineering and architecture services firm consistently ranked in the top 500 engineering firms in the United States.

We have been in business for over 60 years and offer a range of architecture and engineering services to diverse market sectors which include industrial, municipal, commercial, and government clients.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company’s core values because at
the end of the day, Barge CARES:

 

  • Collaborate – Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic – Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible – We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence – We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service – We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

 

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

 

What We’re Looking For

 

Barge Design Solutions is currently seeking a Project Manager in the Water business unit in either our Huntsville or Birmingham Alabama office locations. This role will offer the opportunity to provide project management and business development services on a variety of small, mid, and large-sized, multi-discipline, water and wastewater treatment plant and pipeline projects with an expectation to establish and foster positive client relationships and provide technical leadership.

 

  • Acts as primary agent between client and project team coordinating events, leading client meetings & internal project meetings, and delivery of final project to client.
  • Time will be spent developing and managing teams spread across our geography, while executing each contract in a way that maintains Barge PM procedures, business goals and objectives, and results in positive client and employee experience.
  • Prepares contracts including subcontracts to comply with Barge terms.
  • Provides comprehensive Project Management Plans including workload forecasts.
  • Leads and facilitates a collaborative work environment and advances initiatives that support a positive workplace culture.
  • Ensures Quality Program implementation and execution.
  • Reviews project reports and findings and makes modifications to project as needed.
  • Provides technical guidance and resolves project problems.
  • On occasion may function as a technical lead on projects.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with clients, customers, officials, contractors, and others.
  • Attends various leadership meetings and participates in project management training programs.
  • Supports and implements strategic and business planning activities.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

 

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited program.
  • Minimum of 8+ years’ experience and applicable registration as required by discipline.
  • Project management knowledge and strong technical credibility, specifically with water and wastewater treatment and conveyance industry.
  • Ability to influence and manage stakeholder relationships within and outside Barge.
  • Effectively manage collaborative teams with concurrent projects with multiple deadlines.

 

Applications may be completed online:

https://barge.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/260?c=barge

Barge Design Solutions is a EEO employer. 

Grade IV Water Plant Operator

Posted: June 30, 2021

The Gadsden Water Works and Sewer Board is currently accepting applications for a Grade IV Water Plant Operator. Must possess and maintain Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification from ADEM and a valid Alabama Driver’s License. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. Starting salary is $44,000 per year.

Apply in Room 201, Gadsden City Hall between the hours of 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by printing application at http://www.cityofgadsden.com/jobs.aspx and mailing to: City of Gadsden, Attn: Personnel Department, P.O. Box 267, Gadsden, AL 35902. Applications may also be emailed to mwilliams@gadsdenwater.org. Deadline for all applications will be Friday, July 16, 2021.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

The City of Gadsden Water Works and Sewer Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age and handicapped status in employment or the provision of service.

Water Plant Operator – Auburn

Posted: June 16, 2021

Water Plant Operator

Salary 

$21.93 – $26.19 Hourly

Location 

Auburn, AL

Job Type

Regular Full-time

Applications accepted at: http://www.auburnalabama.org

 

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for operating a water treatment plant and water pumping facilities.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Participates in plant operations and maintenance activities. (60%)
    • Monitors plant operating efficiency by monitoring daily plant chemical use.
    • Makes chemical adjustments and flow rate changes as needed.
    • Monitors water pressure and tank levels.
    • Resolves water treatment problems.
    • Off-loads plant chemicals from chemical supply tanker trucks; completes required paperwork.
    • Performs routine plant maintenance as needed; lubricates moving parts; cleans and organizes equipment.
    • Performs chemical supply pump calibrations.
    • Assists in the installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems.
    • Maintains plant records, including operating logs, daily journals, inventories and data logs.
    • Assists in the maintenance of plant grounds.
    • Notifies Water Plant Manager immediately regarding plant upsets, accidents, chemical spills, or other unusual events.
    • Monitors and manages the amount of water purchased from adjacent utility.
    • Assists in cleaning and maintaining treatment basins to maintain plant operations.
  • Collects and processes water samples. (30%)
    • Performs laboratory analysis of water samples.
    • Maintains test data.
  • Performs related duties. (10%)
    • Demonstrates punctual, regular, and reliable attendance.
    • Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions.
    • Provides innovative solutions to enhance current processes and procedures and/or resolve workplace issues.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of water treatment plants, pumping facilities, and related infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal rules, regulations and laws related to the treatment and distribution of drinking water.
  • Knowledge of water sampling and laboratory analysis procedures.
  • Knowledge of job-related tools and equipment.
  • Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.
  • Skill in operating standard office equipment.
  • Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to work independently.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

The Water Plant Manager assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES

Guidelines include Alabama Department of Environmental Management regulations, plant standard operating procedures, Environmental Protection Agency rules and regulations, relevant local, state and federal laws,  City and department policies and procedures, and City of Auburn Core Values, Vision, and Mission statements. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

  • The work consists of related duties in the operation of a water treatment plant, pumping facilities, and water distribution system. Strict regulations and inclement weather contribute to the complexity of the position.
  • The purpose of this position is to operate a water treatment plant. Success in this position contributes to the efficient and effective delivery of safe drinking water to area residents.

CONTACTS

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, representatives of state and federal agencies, vendors, contractors, and members of the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light objects weighing less than 24 pounds and heavy objects weighing 24 or more pounds, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.
  • The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, and irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of personal protective equipment such as specialized clothing, goggles, masks, boots, gloves, and other protective devices as required.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education; and
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain and Alabama Grade IV license for water treatment.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Industrial Plant Electrician

Posted: March 30, 2021

JOB TITLE: Industrial Plant Electrician

INDUSTRIAL PLANT ELECTRICIAN – WATER TREATMENT PLANT

Decatur Utilities is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Industrial Plant Electrician.

Qualified applicants must have experience in performing plant electrical work and electrical maintenance.

Salary Range – $24-$38 an hour

A full description of this position including job requirements and a downloadable application for employment are located on our company website at https://www.decaturutilities.com/

Completed applications may be emailed to jobs@decaturutilities.com or mailed to the address on the application. Applications are also accepted in person from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1002 Central Parkway SW, Decatur, AL 35601.

Decatur Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Water Operator – Lanett, AL

Posted: March 30, 2021

Job Title: Water Operator

Location: Lanett, AL

Hourly pay range: Starting hourly pay rate will depend on level of experience and licensing

Full benefits, 401K + match, annual bonus & PTO.

Summary: Veolia Water North America is contracted by the Chattahoochee Valley Water Supply District to operate and maintain the Chattahoochee Water Treatment Plant, which provides water services for East Alabama, Huguley and Lanett.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Alabama Grade IV Water Certification, or ability to acquire within 3 months, required
  • Experience operating in a water treatment plant, performing activities involving the water treatment processes and equipment, water quality testing, and recording information for reports.

Application Deadline: Open Continuously, however, the position can close at any time

To apply: Please email a copy of your resume directly to Michael.McMahon@veolia.com or apply directly to the job opening through our careers page. Follow this link and search Lanett, AL job openings: https://veolianorthamerica.jobs.net/en-US/search

Operations Technician – Sprayroq

Posted: March 30, 2021

OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Travel to assist licensed contractors on projects and proactively address application and equipment methodology in the field
  • Develop protocols for licensed contractors as it relates to equipment maintenance, polymeric product application and additional action protocol needs as they arise
  • Troubleshoot and repair polymeric spray equipment for our licensed and open market customers
  • Perform business development activities to promote Sprayroq’s equipment sales and service center to the local region
  • Maintain service center safety and cleanliness to internal and external standards
  • Assist in training courses for our licensed contractors including active application of material during the courses
  • Prepare presentations for SCP education and training as well as equipment repair and service
  • Manage and update company database and customer relationship management systems (CRM) as it relates to licensed and open market equipment customers
  • Help organize product demonstration events both locally and nationally

 

JOB BRIEF

 We are looking for an enthusiastic operations technician to join our experienced operations department and provide tremendous work ethic and creative ideas to help achieve our goals of equipment sales and service revenue growth as well as increased operational excellence among our licensed contractor base. You will have administrative duties in developing and implementing business development strategies to grow equipment sales and service opportunities. As an operations technician, you will also be focused on increasing the level of equipment and product customer service in addition to carrying out troubleshooting duties for both our licensed and open market customers. Your diligent contributions will help expand our service center revenues, profits and overall customer satisfaction. This position will allow you the freedom to develop strategies for growing service center revenues and expanding service offerings while also providing enrichment opportunities in the polymeric equipment industry. Ultimately, you will be joining a dynamic, experienced team of professionals dedicated to customer service, industry education and job enjoyment.

 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Associates Degree or equivalent technical trade certification
  • Demonstrated mechanical inclination and independent work ethic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Familiarity with marketing computer software and online applications
  • Customer Service oriented
  • Solid relationship-building skills

 

Salary Range = $40,000 – $65,000

Utility Engineer for Development – City of Auburn

Posted: March 30, 2021

The City of Auburn, home to Auburn University, is seeking a Utility Engineer for Development dedicated to the service of this community. This position is responsible for performing engineering related to development in the City of Auburn, for ensuring that water and wastewater infrastructure is constructed in compliance with all relevant regulations, and for ensuring that all water and wastewater infrastructure is properly mapped in the City’s GIS database.

Applications should be completed online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/auburnalabama.

 

The City of Auburn is an EEO employer.  Accommodation considered.  Final appointment is contingent upon a negative drug test result, an acceptable background investigation, and approval by the City Manager.

Utility Engineer – City of Auburn

Posted: March 30, 2021

The City of Auburn, home to Auburn University, is seeking a Utility Engineer dedicated to the service of this community. This position is responsible for performing engineering duties related to the design, construction, operation and maintenance of water and wastewater assets and for supporting the work of other managers within the Water Resource Management Department.

Applications should be completed online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/auburnalabama.

 

The City of Auburn is an EEO employer.  Accommodation considered.  Final appointment is contingent upon a negative drug test result, an acceptable background investigation, and approval by the City Manager.

Water Reclamation Facility Operator Apprentice

Posted: March 30, 2021

JOB TITLE: Water Reclamation Facility Operator Apprentice

Job Title: Water Reclamation Facility Operator Apprentice

Summary: Individuals selected into the Apprenticeship program will be temporarily appointed into the apprenticeship and will work at a Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), which is a Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).

The program will last for up to twenty-four (24) months. The apprenticeship program will include, but not be limited to, a minimum of 60 hours of classroom instruction generally described below, but subject to change based on the requirements of ADEM Grade II, III, and IV exams, Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) Need-to-Know Criteria, and other necessary knowledge identified by the Director or Deputy Director of the department for WRF Operators:

  • Math for WRF Operators
  • Lab Sampling and Analysis
  • Fundamentals and Maintenance of Mechanical and Electrical Equipment
  • WRF Treatment Processes
  • Safety Procedures in the WRF Environment

Classroom attendance will be mandatory. The Apprentice will spend up to 50% of their time in the classroom and self-study, with the balance of their time spent performing related duties of a WRF Operator and under the guidance and mentorship of existing certified personnel. Progression to the next WRF Operator level will require passing the Apprenticeship program’s comprehensive exams to include knowledge-based tests, a satisfactory or better rating on performance evaluations, and successfully passing the required level of the ADEM examination. Participants will not be allowed to retake an ADEM exam if failure occurs more than 2 times within the first 9 months. The cost of the exams will be taken care of by the Environmental Services Department of Jefferson County. Apprentices continued employment shall be subject to all other applicable Human Resources Department policies and procedures.

 

Program Benefits:

  • Paid, full-time Apprenticeship with on-the-job training
  • Registered program with the State of Alabama Department of Labor
  • Potential salary progression and career growth
  • Eligible for Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Paid vacation, paid sick leave, and paid holidays
  • Benefits offered through partnerships with the Central Alabama Partnership for Training and Employment (CAPTE) and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programs:
    • Access to transportation funds
    • Childcare resources
    • Funds for books, tuition, uniforms
    • Funds for certification license fees

Application Deadline: Friday, March 20, 2020

Engineer – Hazen and Sawyer

Posted: March 30, 2021

Job Title: Engineer

Hazen and Sawyer, Birmingham, Alabama is looking for a competent Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience working on wastewater treatment and conveyance projects. Candidate will work on projects including initial studies, conveyance system conceptual designs, sewer infrastructure design, and asset management related to the asset management program for Jefferson County. Field work and site visits from preliminary design through construction may be required. Ideal candidate is a team player and self-starter with exceptional organizational skills and has the ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment. Must have good communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. Must be detail oriented.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in project management of multiple sanitary sewer related projects
  • Assist in drawing development and review
  • Detailed design
  • Review of sanitary sewer CCTV tapes
  • Monitor design schedules, trends, and projections
  • Prepare monthly status reports

Qualifications:

BS degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering

PE preferred

Design experience related to sanitary sewer projects

GIS and CAD experience a plus

Primavera P6 experience a plus

Strong computer skills

Salary Range:  $65,000 to $95,000

Civil Engineer – Jefferson County

Posted: March 30, 2021

Job Title: Civil Engineer

Salary Pay Range: $53,580.80 – $83,096.00

Typical Job Duties:

Designs public infrastructure facilities, including drainage structures, sanitary sewers, roads, bridges, and culverts using accepted civil engineering practices, jurisdiction-specific standards and specifications, and nationally recognized engineering codes, standards, or regulations. Works closely with engineering consultants and external contractors on construction projects that were designed by engineering consultants. Directs and assists sub-professional engineering staff (e.g., Engineering Inspectors, etc.) in the field. Interacts with interested parties (e.g., developers, contractors, engineers, surveyors, governmental agencies) going through the jurisdiction’s permitting process. Reviews proposed construction plans to ensure they safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of the public; use accepted civil engineering practices; and comply with applicable codes, regulations and standards. Conducts engineering studies and prepares reports and recommendations based on the study’s results. Investigates and responds to complaints or inquiries made by the public to the department or public officials. Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Fundamentals of Engineering License/Engineer in Training certification.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Civil Engineering or a closely related engineering field (e.g., Structural, Environmental, etc.).

Application Deadline: Open Continuously, however, the position can close at any time.

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