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Wastewater Plant Operator, City of Gadsden

Posted: August 26, 2022
The City of Gadsden Water Works & Sewer Board is currently accepting applications for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. Must possess and maintain Grade III or IV Wastewater 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 $46,000 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, September 9, 2022.

Electrician Assistant – Montgomery Water Works

Posted: August 10, 2022
ELECTRICIAN ASSISTANT Salary Range $39,707.20 – $62,171.20 NATURE OF WORK This is skilled assistant work in the electrical repair and maintenance of motors, control circuits, grounding, lighting, and receptacle circuits throughout the Water Works facilities. Employees in this class assist the Electrician and Master Electrician in the repair, construction and replacement of electrical and related equipment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following: Assists the Electrician and Master Electrician to include the following: Monitors electrical services in compliance with OSHA standards. Provides electrical maintenance and service for both office and field environments. Inspects and repairs motors, circuits, ground wires, panel lights, and pumps. NONESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES to include the following: Performs other duties as may be assigned. (please visit link for more information)

Surface Water Plant Operator Trainee, Montgomery Water Works

Posted: August 10, 2022
APPLY ON-LINE AT WWW.MWWSSB.COM ONLY! See Employment at the bottom of our Home Page. OPEN/CLOSE: 8/08/22 – 8/28/22 Hourly Rate $19.09 to $29.89 Hourly/Full Time/Biweekly Non-Exempt NATURE OF WORK The purpose of this position is to allow employees the required work experience and training required by the State of Alabama to qualify for Water Certification. This is a training position, not to be held by any one employee for more than 24 months. Continued regular full-time employment is contingent on the employee passing the Alabama Grade IV Water Certification Exam within 24 months. Upon obtaining the Alabama Grade IV Water Certification and completing probationary period, employee will be promoted to Operator I at a pay range of $20.87 to $32.65 per hour. Incumbents will be required to pass the Alabama Grade IV Water Operator Certification test within 24 months or face termination or transfer to an open position for which they are qualified. This is on-the-job (OJT) training to teach employees to perform semi-skilled/skilled work involved in the operation of a Grade IV Surface Water Treatment Plant to include the operation of unmanned facilities using HMI/SCADA computers. Trainee will be provided the necessary OJT and classroom instruction to prepare them to obtain a Grade IV Water Operator Certification. Employees work under the general direction of a plant supervisor and the specific supervision of a Certified Plant Operator. Work includes responsibility for assisting with the proper operation of equipment in water treatment plants. Employees check with certified operators on unusual problems, laboratory testing, and keeps necessary operating records and readings. Obtain and maintain a Grade IV Water Plant Operator’s certification from the State of Alabama. (please use the link for more information)

Technician Grade 1 Water-Central Elmore Water & Sewer Authority

Posted: July 7, 2022
This position is responsible for assisting in the installation, maintenance and repair of the water distribution system. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: The following example of duties, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the classification. The omission of a duty does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position. • Performs preventative maintenance and repair work on water mains, fire hydrants, valves and service lines. • Maintains rights-of-way, easements, tanks, sites, pump sites, reservoir, and other system components. • Cleans out valve boxes and exercises system valves. • Installs new water mains, service lines, fire hydrants, valves and meter sets. • Removes and replaces asphalt, concrete, grass, and landscaping elements. • Sets up proper traffic control devices and flags traffic. • Participates in on-call rotation and responds to after-hours emergencies. CEW&SA seeks an individual who can work effectively with employees across the organization. The ideal candidate is an adaptive problem solver with experience developing and motivating other employees in the pursuit of CEW&SA goals and initiatives. This person will be a relationship builder who can maintain those working relationships with the public, other department employees. This person must be reliable, a self-starter, versatile in performing multiple aspects of the position without constant supervision, and a part of the team. The successful candidate will need some technical knowledge to perform the job duties that are required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Ability to read, write, and perform basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages; 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; or • Possession of an ADEM Water Grade I Operator Certification. • Possession of a valid Alabama Class A Commercial Driver’s License not required, but would benefit the applicant in the hiring process. • Ability to obtain a valid Alabama Class A Commercial Driver’s License within one year of employment. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If required, those selected for employment may serve a one-year probationary period. Equal Opportunity Employer. The work is typically performed in an office and in the field. Field work involves risks or discomforts which require special safety precautions, e.g., working under extreme outdoor weather conditions, working around moving parts, machines, irritant chemicals, walking on uneven ground and around obstacles, etc. May be required to use protective clothing or gear such as masks, coats, goggles, gloves, or shields. Field work requires some physical exertion such as walking, climbing, bending, stooping, stretching, or similar activities. Job Information • Location: Wetumpka, Alabama, United States • Position Title: Technician 2 (CEW&SA) • Company Name: Central Elmore Water and Sewer Authority • Job Function: Operations • Job Type: Full-Time • Job Duration: Indefinite • Min Education: Highschool Diploma or GED, Alabama Grade I Water • Required Travel: 0-10% • Salary: (Based on Experience) • Close Date: Open until filled BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and the State of Alabama Retirement System. CONTACT: Send resume and application (cewsa.com) by email to cshaw@cewsa.com or by mail to 716 US Hwy 231, Wetumpka 36093. Reference Technician 2 Application.

Civil Engineer-Central Elmore Water & Sewer Authority

Posted: July 7, 2022
A mid-level position that is responsible for professional engineering and project management duties related to the design, construction, operation and maintenance of water and wastewater assets. Work is performed independently and under limited supervision with considerable latitude. Position typically requires processing and interpreting more complex, less clearly-defined issues. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: The following example of duties is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the classification. The omission of a duty does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. • Performs and coordinates subdivision reviews. • Directs the Utility Asset Mapping Program. • Use CADD software to design in-house projects and assist consulting engineering firm with large scale projects. • Create detailed drawings for small scale projects and initiate permitting process through regulatory agencies. • Manage permitting process with state and county – including site surveys and coordination with state and county officials. • Prepares cost estimates for projects. • Plans, designs, and manages in-house water and wastewater infrastructure projects. • Coordinates the meter reading program. • Assists the General Manager with the overall direction and strategic planning of the water system. • Assist tech support with computer/network issues. • Performs other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: BS degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering and progressively responsible experience, including relevant design or construction administration and management experience on water and wastewater facilities and infrastructure. An MS degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering may be applied towards the experience requirements. State of Alabama driver license required and maintain insurability as determined by CEW&SA’s insurance carrier. Certification as an Engineer Intern (EI) with the State of Alabama is desired, but not required. Professional Engineering (PE) license from the State of Alabama is desired, but not required. An MBA, or work toward an MBA, would benefit the applicant in the hiring process. Experience in plan design/review and contract administration is preferred. Experience with SCADA, CADD, GIS, Water Modeling is preferred. CONTACT: Send resumes and transcript by email to cshaw@cewsa.com or by mail to 716 US Hwy 231, Wetumpka 36093. Reference System Engineer Application.

Grade 4 Water Operator-Central Elmore Water & Sewer Authority

Posted: July 7, 2022
This position is responsible for the daily operations of a Microfloc water treatment plant and water pumping facilities. Work is performed independently and under limited supervision. Position typically requires processing and interpreting more complex, less clearly-defined issues. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: The following example of duties is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the classification. The omission of a duty does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position. • Monitors plant operating efficiency by monitoring daily plant chemical use. • Makes chemical adjustments and flow rate changes as needed. • Performs laboratory analysis of water samples. • Monitors water pressure and tank levels using SCADA. • Responsible for anticipating water demand and daily needs by interpreting. information gathered from the SCADA system. • 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 calibrations on lab equipment and chemical feed pumps. • Assists in the installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems. • Maintains plant records, including call out logs, customer complaint log, operating logs, daily journals, inventories and data logs. • Assists in the maintenance of plant grounds. • Manage and assist in sludge processing. • Performs other duties as assigned. CEW&SA seeks an individual who can work effectively with employees across the organization. The ideal candidate is an adaptive problem solver with experience developing and motivating other employees in the pursuit of CEW&SA goals and initiatives. This person will be a skilled communicator and relationship builder who can maintain those working relationships with the public, other departments, regulatory and local partner agencies. This person must be reliable, a self-starter, versatile in performing multiple aspects of the position without constant supervision, and a part of the team. The successful candidate will need strong technical knowledge; a comprehensive understanding of federal, state, and local laws, regulations, codes, and statutes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: State of Alabama driver license required and maintain insurability as determined by CEW&SA’s insurance carrier. Certification as a Grade IV Operator in the State of Alabama is required. Experience with SCADA is preferred. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If required, those selected for employment may serve a one-year probationary period. Equal Opportunity Employer. The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee should be able to lift 50 pounds on a frequent basis and 100 pounds on an occasional basis. The employee climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color. 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, 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. Job Information • Location: Eclectic, Alabama, United States • Position Title: Water Plant Operator (CEW&SA) • Company Name: Central Elmore Water and Sewer Authority • Job Function: Water Plant Operations • Job Type: Full-Time • Job Duration: Indefinite • Min Education: Highschool diploma, Alabama Grade IV Water • Required Travel: 0-10% • Salary: (Based on Experience) • Close Date: Open until filled BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and the State of Alabama Retirement System. CONTACT: Send resume and application (cewsa.com) by email to cshaw@cewsa.com or by mail to 716 US Hwy 231, Wetumpka 36093. Reference Plant Operator Application.

Deputy Director/City Engineer – City of Pelham

Posted: June 7, 2022
The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Deputy Director/City Engineer. This position reports to the Director of Development Services and Public Works. The Deputy Director/City Engineer is second in command of the Development Services and Public Works Department and has responsibility over the City’s Engineering Division, while also serving as the City Engineer. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. • Fosters inclusive management that encourages ideas and innovation at all levels and a culture of mutual respect and continuous. Ability to balance competing priorities with confidence and accuracy, in support of the Director • Assists the director with process and operations improvements, oversees daily operations, planning, quality control, and develops and monitors the use of resources • Assists the director with administrative functions, communications for the organization and developing and monitoring progress toward departmental goals • Provides effective direction, control, and management over key engineering functions including infrastructure and utilities engineering, transportation engineering, construction management, and development review. • Manages, supervises, and assists subordinate staff in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of street, sidewalks, water and sewage systems, drainage structures, transportation facilities and other public works. • Prepares and oversees the preparation of engineering designs, specifications, and cost estimates for a wide variety of capital improvement projects. Signs plans for public works improvements. Stamp plans for work designed in-house. • Meets and confers with developers, contractors, engineers and the public relative to the city policies, regulations, and procedures; resolves discrepancies and problem situations with outside parties. • Ensures the effective coordination of work and project development between engineering/design components and the operations/maintenance components. Also ensures effective coordination with the other City Departments • Determines priorities and work sequences necessary to achieve objectives and assigns personnel in accordance with priority and need. • Attends meetings as required; responds to questions and requests for information/assistance by telephone or in person from the public, employees, officials or other persons; meets with citizens and investigates complaints about public infrastructure. • Performs research functions; compiles/analyzes data; gathers, collates, and maintains information, maps, and statistics for use in planning departmental projects and activities; prepares/distributes related reports. • Reviews engineering plans for commercial development and subdivisions; reviews/interprets maps, plats, site plans, blueprints, architectural drawings, and construction plans. • Assembles and prepares analysis of basic data and field information regarding all public infrastructure. For more information and complete listing, please click on the link.

Manager Water & Sewer – City of Pelham

Posted: June 7, 2022
The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Manager Water and Sewer. This position reports to the Director of Development Services and Public Works. Summary: This is a management level position that plans, organizes, manages, and reviews the work of employees engaged in the installation, repair, maintenance and operation of water and wastewater facilities including the wastewater treatment plant. All sanitary sewer mains, fire hydrants, meters, pumps, tanks and wells within the Water and Sewer Departments are included. Other duties may be assigned. This position oversees supervisory staff in the division and reports directly to the Director of Development Services and Public Works. It is distinguished from the supervisor class by its managerial responsibility. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Plans, organizes, directs, and reviews operations and activities of the water and sewer divisions of the city; develops and implements goals, objectives and prioritizes work activities. Recommends policies. • Responsible for preparation and administration of the division’s budgets. • Responsible for a variety of personnel duties including interviewing, conducting performance evaluations, training, and disciplinary actions. Recommends the hiring and suspension of personnel. • Analyzes division activities, makes recommendations, and implements improvements in processes to increase efficiencies and overall work quality. • Analyzes trends, such as population and industrial growth of areas being served to determine the adequacy of current facilities and to project community demand for future facilities. • Develops plans to meet and serve expanding community needs such as increasing capacity of water storage and distribution facilities or arranging new sources of water supply. • Directs activities of subordinate personnel who oversee installation, maintenance and repair of the water distribution and sewage facilities. • Confers with Director and technical personnel and outside utilities to coordinate department activities. • Evaluates new developments in materials, tools, and equipment to recommend or deny purchase. • Responsible for the effective management of consultants and service providers. • Provides input into the capital plan based on analysis and research of best practices. • Directs work according to the strategic and capital plans. • Working in correlation with Director and Safety Manager, investigates and provides memos and reports of claims against the city related to division activities (For Full Employment Listing, please click on the link)

Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator – Anniston Water Works & Sewer Board

Posted: May 31, 2022
This is manual work involving the performance of semiskilled tasks in maintenance and operations of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plant. Work involves responsibility for the municipal and industrial wastewater operations, maintenance and cleaning of treatment plant. Employees assigned to this class may perform varied tasks assigned under the department, but work follows generally established routine under general supervision. Work is reviewed for both quantity and quality, primarily through inspection performed by the Plant Operations Supervisor. This position is subject to 24-hour call. Must possess ADEM certification as a Grade IV Wastewater Operator or demonstrate the ability to pass certification test within six (6) months. Must also possess valid State of Alabama driver’s license and a driving record suitable for insurability.

Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator – Anniston Water Works & Sewer Board

Posted: May 31, 2022
This job requires performance of skilled work involving the operation and maintenance of a municipal water treatment plant and facilities. Work involves participation in the operation of the filtration plant, microbiological lab, and equipment at the water treatment plant. Responsibilities also include daily inspection to assure the safe and efficient operation of the treatment plant during assigned shifts. Assignments are received in written or oral form from the shift Supervisor and must be performed in compliance with technical requirements in the state water treatment regulations and specifications. Position is subject to 24-hour call. ADEM Grade IV Water Plant Operator certification. Must possess a valid State of Alabama driver’s license and a driving record suitable for insurability