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MCI-Concord Wastewater Treatment Facility Posted 4/12/2021

Chief Operator Submission Deadline Date: 4/22/2021

Duties:  This is skilled, supervisory work in the operation, maintenance and control of the Water Pollution Control Facility and the associated collection system. The incumbent is directly accountable to the appropriate DRM Supervisor. Responsible for overseeing the effective and efficient continuous operation of screening, grit removal, aeration, clarification, tertiary treatment, return and waste sludge pumping, filtration, UV disinfection, solids dewatering, and other wet-line and solids handling processes. Determines requirements for effective process control and calculates adjustments to ensure water quality consistent with US EPA and MA DEP standards. Oversees the performance of sophisticated laboratory analysis to ensure quality control and adherence to practices set forth in Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, latest ed. Responsible for the work of inmate work details in cooperation with correctional staff, and for adherence to security rules of the prison at all times. Ensures that preventive maintenance schedules and operational practices including maintenance on equipment, buildings and grounds are performed as required. Maintains the daily operations log. Responsible for inventory and obtaining cost quotations. Recommends plans for improvements and modifications to the treatment plant. Assists in overseeing improvement/upgrade contracts to help ensure that the contract is carried out in such a way as to protect the best interests of the Facility and Commonwealth. Attends relevant courses, seminar’s and meetings to keep updated in the latest practices, techniques and equipment relating to the fields of water and wastewater treatment and ensures that staff is properly trained. Must exercise direct supervision over and assign work to up to four operators. Oversees servicing of equipment such as tractors, trucks, etc., including repairs, lubricating, adjusting, cleaning, painting and other general upkeep to ensure their safe and efficient operation. Must be able to operate, and direct others to operate, landscaping and general maintenance equipment stated above in order that the grounds of the WPCF be properly maintained. Must be able to handle chemicals and chemical spills safely and dispose of residues properly. Must be skilled at compiling statistics for quarterly and annual reports. Responsible for training activities to keep updated on the latest techniques and for maintaining licenses. Assists in coordinating, setting up and authoring contracts for supporting activities to include solid waste removal, sludge removal, laboratory services, etc., Must coordinate the scheduling of such services for the timely and efficient completion thereof. Must assume safety and housekeeping responsibilities and work at outdoor tasks as required. Must be willing to work under exposure to adverse weather conditions, raw sewage, and the harmful effects of toxic fumes, gases, chemicals and excessive noise, and must do so safely utilizing proper PPE and practices. Must be willing to climb stairs and ladders, and lift heavy objects. Must ensure that the facility is properly staffed at all times. Must be willing to be on a standby (on-call) work status. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Requirements: Applicants must possess a current and valid grade 5-C licenses issued by the Massachusetts Board of Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities.

Qualifications:  Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in the operation, maintenance and /or repair or mechanical, electrical and related equipment in a water or sewage treatment plant, stationary power plant or pumping station, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions: I. A certificate of completion of a program in waste water treatment from a recognized school above the high school level may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience. *Education toward a certificate will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

Special Requirements: Based on assignment, applicants may be required to possess a current and valid certificate or an appropriate grade issued by the Massachusetts Board of Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities.

Comments: *Please note that salaries for union positions are determined according to the provisions of the respective collective bargaining agreement. *The DOC urges bilingual applicants to apply. * Applicants must have no felony convictions, to include any actions defined in 5 U.S.C. 301; U.S.C. 509,510;42 U.S.C. 15601-15609. The Massachusetts Department of Correction shall not hire anyone who may have direct contact with offenders, who has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison or other institution as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997; or has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse, or has been civilly or administratively adjudicated  to have engaged in the activity described in the above paragraph. The agency shall consider any incidents of sexual harassment in determining whether to hire anyone who may have contact with offenders or residents.

Apply through Mass Careers www.mass.gov/masscareers Contact Name: Marcel Tremblay 508-422-3680 marcel.tremblay@doc.state.ma.us

Instrument Technician/Repairman Upper Blackstone Posted 4/12/2021

The Instrument Technician/Repairman will be responsible for executing highly skilled work in the inspection, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair and rebuilding of a variety of plant instruments and equipment associated with modern wastewater treatment facilities.   Work involves maintaining the District’s process control instrumentation including, but not limited to, phosphorus analyzers, ammonia analyzers, bisulfite analyzers, dissolved oxygen, pH, ORP, nitrate in-situ, suspended solids probes and associated equipment.  

Requirements:  Associate’s Degree related to environmental science or related area recommended.  A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the maintenance of field instrumentation preferred.

Upper Blackstone employees are part of the MA State Retirement System. Send resume to:  Liz Mailhot, Upper Blackstone Clean Water, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527, emailhot@ubcleanwater.org

 HR Assistant Upper Blackstone Posted 4/12/2021

The HR Assistant performs routine administrative duties related to the filing and record keeping of personnel files, computer data entry, and other work as required.    This person will be the first point of contact for employees and candidates so must be approachable, articulate, and compassionate and provide excellent customer service.  Discretion and tact are essential skills for this role as much of the work is confidential.  This role will work closely with the HR Manager and oversee the key areas of benefits, HRIS, recruiting and onboarding and be responsible for the day-to-day execution of HR issues. 

Requirements:  3-5 years of experience in HR policy and practice. Must be able to assess problems, problem solve, and communicate issues clearly.  Familiarity with state laws including EEOC, payroll and leave policies. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be organized, detail oriented and have strong analytical skills. Ability to work independently and reprioritize work on a regular basis.

Full or part-time applications welcome.  Upper Blackstone employees are part of the MA State Retirement System. Send resume to:  Liz Mailhot, Upper Blackstone Clean Water, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527, emailhot@ubcleanwater.org

SCADA Specialist Upper Blackstone Posted 4/12/2021

The SCADA Specialist supports the process control network to ensure function and integrity of the systems. This includes the System Servers and Workstations, A-B Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and FTViewSE, Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) and Operator Interface Terminals (OIT), Local Area Network/Wide Area Network, workstations, printers, and related IT infrastructure to ensure secure and uninterrupted operations.  Typical Assignments for the SCADA Specialist are working on the SCADA Network, Power Monitoring Network, HVAC Network, and CCTV/Card access Network.  Identifying network communication and connectivity issues.  Works with advance control network data communications, client/server functions and characteristics and current hardware/software architecture.  Makes minor programming changes in the PLC, OITs and HMI.  Communicates frequently with team members and other units across the plant about processes, equipment, or potential problems. 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree related to computer science, technology, or related area preferred. 10 years’ experience in the computer network field. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Upper Blackstone employees are part of the MA State Retirement System. Send resume to:  Liz Mailhot, Upper Blackstone Clean Water, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527, emailhot@ubcleanwater.org

Laborer Upper Blackstone Posted 4/12/2021

Laborers are responsible for safely performing general maintenance tasks including but not limited to buildings, roads, and grounds.  Ability to perform general tasks of a simple or routine nature.   Duties will include performing building maintenance tasks including but not limited to:  preparing surfaces for refinishing and painting; cleaning building areas, floors, hallways, and restrooms; washing, waxing and polishing floors; washing windows, walls, and woodwork.   Performs grounds maintenance; cuts grass, weeds and brush; trims bushes and trees; rakes grass, leaves and trash; seeds and cares for lawn and ornamental plantings. Removes snow and ice from walkways, driveways, parking areas and buildings and equipment as needed.  Collects and disposes of trash.  This is a full-time position.  Must pursue work with energy and drive. Must have a valid driver’s license; a CDL license is preferred.  Excellent potential for growth.

Upper Blackstone employees are part of the MA State Retirement System. Send resume to:  Liz Mailhot, Upper Blackstone Clean Water, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527, emailhot@ubcleanwater.org,

W&C Assistant Project Manager Hull Posted 3/26/2021

This position comes with a $2500.00 sign-on bonus!

Exciting things are happening at our Hull, Massachusetts wastewater treatment facility! The plant is undergoing a comprehensive upgrade that will make it a state-of-the-art Wastewater treatment facility able to handle anything that the New England weather and seasonal population can throw at it. Each day presents different challenges and learning opportunities as we strive to maintain compliance and produce the highest quality water for the local citizens while construction happens concurrently. If you enjoy working outdoors protecting nature’s precious resource, water, then this position is for you. Woodard & Curran is dedicated to our employee’s growth and development and wants to help you on your career path. Come enjoy the view at our Hull, Massachusetts treatment facility!

We are seeking an Assistant Plant Manager with a minimum Massachusetts Grade 6 wastewater certification. In this role you will assist the Plant Manager with the day-to-day operations, maintenance, and management, maintaining close client communications for the project, and other administrative duties.

Typical responsibilities include:  

• Day-to-day operations and management of the facilities, including provision of trained staff 24/7. • Day-to-day operations and management of the remote communications network and assigned SCADA network. • Implementation and management of an innovative predictive maintenance management program. • Administration and implementation of all routine and capital repair and replacement projects. • Emergency response for process upsets, equipment failures, force majeure events, all alarm events, etc. • Provision of requested / required operations and compliance reporting to regulatory agencies and Town of Hull.

What will you need to succeed?

• 10 to 15 years’ experience in managing complex water wastewater treatment facilities including laboratory, and collection systems. • Massachusetts Wastewater Operators License – Grade 6. • High school or equivalent, with technical/vocational school background; College degree preferred with focus in Environmental Areas. • Experience overseeing operating and capital budgets. • Participation directly and to a significant extent in the operation, maintenance, and repair of water/wastewater facilities throughout the last ten years. • Experience managing a minimum of 5 staff. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. • Proven track record with regulators and solid understanding of regulations and reporting requirements. • Applicant must possess a valid Driver’s License and a good driving record and must be able to lift or move up to 40 pounds on a regular basis.

The Assistant Project Manager will play an active role in the coordination and communication with assigned staff, client representatives, contractors, and any assigned engineering firms. He or she will also work closely with all parties to ensure effective system operation and optimization. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing hands-on work and producing all required reports. He or she will coordinate the on-going daily operation of the utility system. Competitive and negotiable salary.

Woodard & Curran offers a generous compensation and benefits package to include retirement, generous paid time off, holidays, medical & dental insurance, flexible spending account, career growth, and more!

Woodard & Curran is an equal opportunity employer. Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. Contact: wsmith@woodardcurran.com Apply at https://osv-wc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WoodardCurran/job/Hull-MA/Assistant-Plant-Manager_R01413

Sewer System Operator – Fitchburg Sewer System Posted 03/27/20219

The City of Fitchburg, MA is seeking a qualified, skilled, and knowledgeable individual to fulfill the duties in the position of Sewer System Operator in the Department of Public Works – Wastewater Division, Sewer Collection System. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:  Cleaning and inspection of all sewer lines, using variety of methods and equipment, such as a jet machine and rodding machine, video camera equipment and jetting-vacuum truck, and documenting the findings of inspections; responding to sewer calls; Provide corrective and preventive maintenance on the collection system; Assist in the repair of the collection system lines or pump stations; Assist in performing minor maintenance to Sewer System Crew’s vehicles and equipment; Assist in efforts to locate illegal entry and dumping into sewer collection system; Perform Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) inspections, as required by NPDES permit; Perform work on sewer flow meters, including installation, maintenance and troubleshooting with a laptop; Perform other general duties as directed by the Sewer System Working Foreman, Sewer System General Foreman, or Sewer System Manager, including assisting with treatment plant operations and maintenance; Assist DPW Streets Division with snow and ice removal operations, including outside normal working hours; May be required to assist other DPW Divisions, as required. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED.  Minimum three (3) years’ experience in wastewater sewer system field, or three (3) years’ experience in wastewater field; educational training in a recognized technical program may be substituted for the required experience on the basis of a one (1) to one (1) substitution, however, no more than two (2) years of substitution shall be allowed. OSHA 10 Certification or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire.  Must have a Confined Space Entry Awareness Training Certificate or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire.  A demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (WORD, EXCEL and similar applications). A valid Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B, with “A” (Air Brakes) and “N” (Tanker) endorsements; “X” (Hazmat/Tanker) endorsement desirable.  Hoisting license Class 2B.  Demonstrated ability to write electronic reports, and follow written and/or verbal instructions. 

COMPENSATION: The City of Fitchburg provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, and more.  The starting pay for this position is Grade 4 ranging from $20.44 – $26.65 per hour with periodic pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Fitchburg.

HOW TO APPLY:  Applications must be completed online. Handwritten application or related documents will not be accepted. Please visit www.fitchburgma.gov to apply.*   * Required application documents include a cover letter, (Attn: Susan Davis, Director of Human Resources), resume and application. All documents must be received to be eligible for consideration.

Woodard and Curran, Inc.  Boston Posted 3/26/2021

JOB TITLE: Master Electrician – R01293

Responsibilities: Woodard & Curran is seeking a Master Electrician for our Stormwater and Wastewater treatment facility and outside pumping stations in Boston, Massachusetts.

Specific duties include: Performs all routine, preventive and corrective maintenance assignments on electrical systems, as well as the electrical components of mechanical and hydraulic systems, up to and including 480 volts. Performs insulation resistance tests on electrical equipment using megohmmeter and hypot machine. Maintaining accurate and current documentation of all modifications, calibrations, and installations of instruments, control devices, and electrical and test equipment. Repairs and splices electrical cable using approved splicing kits. Performs ground resistance tests on all grounding systems using ground resistance meter. Performs activities associated with the infra-red analysis programs. Repairs grounding systems using Cadweld equipment. Performs troubleshooting and repair of motor controls. Repairs all lighting, power and control circuits. Installs and sets up electrical systems for new equipment. Maintains an inventory control of electrical spare parts. Performing all work in a safe and professional manner by following established safety, operating, and emergency response procedures.

Qualifications: Must have completed high school level courses and five years’ experience in industrial/commercial electrical, instrumentation and/or electronics. Must possess a valid MA Master Electrician license and a valid MA Journeyman Electrician license Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and schematics. Requires good reading, math, writing, and verbal communication skills; a good scientific and mechanical aptitude; and the ability to read, interpret, and record data from meters, gauges, scales, panels, and other equipment. Requires the ability to carry out verbal and written instructions. Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds while walking distances of 25 feet. Must possess a valid Massachusetts driver’s license, have a safe driving record, and be able to operate vehicles with automatic transmission and four-wheel drive. Must be willing to work schedules which may include weekend or holiday duty, carry a company provided cell phone, and be willing to respond to rain events and emergencies at any time. Requires working in outside and inside environments with noise and all temperatures and climatic/ environmental conditions; and must be able to work under adverse weather conditions for extended periods of time. Must work in confined spaces and with wastewater and wastewater treatment equipment.

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. To apply for this position, please use the following URL: https://osv-wc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/WoodardCurran

Wastewater Operator & Maintenance Mechanic IMP Corporation Chicopee Posted 3/25/2021

Job Summary: Under general supervision, position is responsible for the proper operation of the Wastewater Treatment department, maintaining proper reports and records, maintenance of the Wastewater department equipment and maintaining chemical supply. Duties and Responsibilities: This position includes the following duties. Other duties may be assigned. Operates and maintains proper operation for the treatment department to control flow and adjustment of valves Perform daily inspection of treatment department probes, pumps, filters, tanks, and controllers Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings and test results to determine proper requirements Provide proper records of the plant as well as discharge levels Provide samples for analysis Record daily readings of the treatment department as well as daily water meter readings in specific areas throughout the production facility  Maintain proper inventory of chemicals Assists with steel fabrication/millwrighting, modification, equipment installation and assembly; stick/gas  welding, torch cutting, use of hoists/blocks/jacks to move large pieces of equipment. Observe mechanical devices in operation and listen to sounds to locate causes of problems. Be able to take faulty equipment apart, identify broken/wrong parts, remove them and determine what went wrong with the equipment based on what has been found. Determine the fitness of used parts and equipment for continued operation or replacement. Repair/replace defective parts according to direction and specification. Make customized or special changes in equipment as directed. Start and operate equipment to assess performance and operating conditions. Basic machining skills: Bridgeport, lathe, grinding, drill press, saws. Must supply own safety shoes with good traction sole, safety rated corrective lenses (if corrective lenses are needed) and own hand tools. Other duties as assigned including but not limited to custodial cleaning, special cleaning of equipment, use of jackhammers, air chisels, needle guns, hand and power tools.

Qualifications: Grade 3I Full certificate with 1 additional year experience operating a Grade 3I or higher system after certification; If the candidate does not have Grade 3I or above, candidate must be willing to go through training and be tested to receive Grade 3I certificate. Proficient in the use of tools necessary in repair, installation and troubleshooting of equipment Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related field a plus

Physical Demands: Must stand; sit; walk; use hands and fingers; reach with hands and arms; climb; balance; stoop; kneel; crawl; or crouch; Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to regularly lift 100 pounds from the floor to waist level; carry loads of 50 pounds; and must be able to regularly lift 40 pounds over the head. Will work in or around wet or humid conditions, slippery walking/working surfaces, moving mechanical equipment, heights, fumes/airborne particles, toxic/corrosive chemicals, petroleum lubricants, noise and ambient temperatures exceeding 100F. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) assigned per PPE Requirement by Department matrix. Standard Personal Protective Equipment includes protective eyewear, gloves, safety shoes and hearing protection. Job may involve work in or around hot (up to 120F), wet or humid conditions, hot water, slippery walking/working surfaces, moving mechanical equipment, heights, fumes/airborne particles, toxic/corrosive chemicals, petroleum lubricants and noise.

To apply contact Michael Dupuis mdupuis@imp-co.org

Housatonic Environmental, Berkshire County, MA. Part-Time Assistant Operator: Grade IV Posted 3/25/2021

HEI seeks a part- time Assistant Operator for package plants in an around Berkshire County. Please email a brief description of experience and salary expectations to   HousatonicEnvironmental@Gmail.com

Submission Deadline Date: 4/25/2021

SEWER SUPERINENDENT Webster Posted 3/24/2021

The Town of Webster is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Sewer Superintendent.  to supervise, lead and coordinate the operations of the Town’s wastewater collection and treatment systems and to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and guidelines. This position will work with the Board of Water Sewer Commissioners and a 12-person staff to conduct all aspects of the operation of 19 pump stations, 57 miles of pipe and the advanced wastewater treatment plant. Applicant shall have a minimum of seven (7) years of progressive responsibility in a similar sized utility with a minimum of three (3) years of upper management supervisory experience. The applicant shall have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent higher education, training or experience is required in addition to holding a current Massachusetts Grade 7 Operators license, or be able to obtain within one year of hire. The annual compensation range for this salaried position is $95,000 – $105,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

The Town of Webster is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to the address below no later than April 16:

Doug Willardson Town Administrator 350 Main Street Webster, MA 01570 dwillardson@webster-ma.gov The complete job description can be requested at:  Webster Sewer Superintendent

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Chicopee Posted 3/23/2021

 Supervise and participate in the operation and maintenance of all areas of the Public Utilities division of the DPW including but not limited to: pump stations, WWTP treatment plant, combined sewer over flow (CSO) treatment facilities, flood control facilities, and storm water detention facilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE•      Monitoring control panels and adjusting valves and gates manually or via remote control to regulate flow of sewage and ensure compliance with the Cities NPDES permit •               Observing variations in operating conditions and interpreting meter and gauge readings and tests results to determine operational adjustments •          Starting and stopping pumps, engines, and generators to control flow of raw sewage through unit processes •             Maintaining logs of operations and associated records •         Gathering information, updating computerized databases, and reviewing for optimization of operations and maintenance records •   Maintaining operator shift coverage •          Observing, training, and instructing new and existing employees • Adheres to all state, federal, and local safety regulations as well as City of Chicopee Health and Safety policies. •               Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS To be minimally qualified for this position, one must meet the following criteria: •               High School Diploma or Equivalent (HiSet/GED)  • One year certificate from a college or technical school  •           A minimum of three months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience  •     Valid Driver’s License •   Massachusetts Grade 5 WWTP operator’s license

SCHEDULE & COMPENSATION The City of Chicopee provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, and more. This is a full-time position, requiring flexibility for the followings schedules, on-call and emergency situations.

The following schedule for this position is as follows:  (Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sunday 6:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.), (Tuesday – Friday 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Saturday 6:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.), Or 2nd Shift (Monday – Thursday 2:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.)  This is classified as Grade 10L, with a minimum starting pay of $20.07 per hour ($21.40 w/ a Grade 5 Wastewater License) and more with additional qualifying licenses with opportunities for bonus hourly pay, additional incentives, as well as periodic step and pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Chicopee.

HOW TO APPLY If this opportunity aligns with your skills, experience and employment goals, apply today by one of the following: –  Go to chicopeema.gov/jobs and apply online by selecting the job and ‘Apply Now’ –     Select ‘download application’ on the City’s employment page and either email it or deliver it along with your resume to resume@chicopeema.gov or the Department of Human Resources, located at Chicopee City Hall, 274 Front Street, 1st Fl. Chicopee, MA. 01013.

Questions? Text, Call, or Email:  Paul Winspeare Assistant Director of Human Resources P: (413) 594-1483 C: (413) 523-2841 pwinspeare@chicopeema.gov

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Marlborough Posted 3/19/2021

The city of Marlborough is currently looking for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator . For more information on this position, please visit our city’s website at www.marlborough-ma.gov. Salary range for this position is $65,713.00 – $73,917.85 yearly with benefits. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume in confidence to hrjobs@marlborough-ma.gov. Position is open until filled.

Working Foreman – Fitchburg Sewer System (03/17/2021)

The City of Fitchburg, MA is seeking a qualified, skilled, and knowledgeable individual to fulfill the duties in the position of Working Foreman in the Department of Public Works – Wastewater Division, Sewer Collection System.

SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Sewer System General Foreman and the Sewer System Manager, the Working Foreman supervises Sewer System Operators under his/her control, and is responsible for assisting with the operation, maintenance and repair of the sewer collection system, related pumping stations, inspection and documentation of Combined Sewer Overflows and Sanitary Sewer Overflows.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:  cleaning and inspection of all sewer lines, and documenting the findings of inspections; responding to sewer calls; identifying and correcting ongoing problems with sewer blockages; managing all “in-field” operations, and working directly with Sewer System General Foreman to assign daily work tasks; leading and supervising all collection system operations work crews in the field; responsible for ensuring State and City Digsafe regulations are followed; maintains the Division’s sewer collection vehicle and equipment fleet, including preventative maintenance and repair services, and documentation of service records; inspect, investigate and report on suspected sewer main leaks; direct efforts to locate illegal entry and dumping into sewer collection system; maintain safety equipment, tools, and personal protective equipment in proper working order; provide weekly status updates to Sewer System General Foreman on vehicle/equipment maintenance performed and upcoming required maintenance; maintain tools inventory to ensure adequate tools are provided/in-stock, and pumps, compaction equipment and saws are in properly maintained working order; perform work on sewer flow meters, including installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting with a laptop; and respond to call-ins after regular working hours, including nights, weekends and holidays, as needed. This individual assists the Sewer System General Foreman with: development and implementation of a preventative maintenance program to prevent overflows and treatment plant bypasses; development and implementation of an I/I program to identify and remove sources of I/I, assist in compiling data for regulatory reporting; and entering sewer service calls into a computerized log filing system.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED.  Minimum three (3) years’ experience in wastewater sewer system field, or five (5) years’ experience in wastewater field; educational training in a recognized technical program may be substituted for the required experience on the basis of a one (1) to one (1) substitution, however, no more than two (2) years of substitution shall be allowed. OSHA 10 Certification or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire; OSHA 30 Certification is highly desirable.  Must have a Confined Space Entry Awareness Training Certificate.  A demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (WORD, EXCEL and similar applications). A valid Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B, with “A” (Air Brakes) and “N” (Tanker) endorsements; “X” (Hazmat/Tanker) endorsement desirable.  Hoisting license Class 2B.  Knowledge of traffic control safety procedures, with strong background in safety.  Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise employees.  Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with other DPW Divisions, Municipal Departments, and the public.  Demonstrated ability to write electronic reports, and follow written and/or verbal instructions.

COMPENSATION: The City of Fitchburg provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, and more.  The starting pay for this position is Grade 5 ranging from $21.61 – $28.21 per hour with periodic pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Fitchburg. HOW TO APPLY: Applications must be completed online. Handwritten application or related documents will not be accepted. Please visit www.fitchburgma.gov to apply. Required application documents include a cover letter, (Attn: Susan Davis, Director of Human Resources), resume and application. All documents must be received to be eligible for consideration.

General Foreman – Fitchburg Sewer System (03/17/2021)

The City of Fitchburg, MA is seeking a qualified, skilled, and knowledgeable individual to fulfill the duties in the position of General Foreman in the Department of Public Works – Wastewater Division, Sewer Collection System.

SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Sewer System Manager, the General Foreman is responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of the sewer collection system, related pumping stations, inspection and documentation of Combined Sewer Overflows and Sanitary Sewer Overflows.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:  cleaning and inspection of all sewer lines, and documenting the findings of inspections; responding to sewer calls; identifying and correcting ongoing problems with sewer blockages; managing all “in-field” operations, and working directly with Sewer System Manager to assign daily work tasks; leading and supervising all collection system operations work crews in the field; responsible for ensuring State and City Digsafe regulations are followed; maintains the Division’s sewer collection vehicle and equipment fleet, including preventative maintenance and repair services, and documentation of service records; inspect, investigate and report on suspected sewer main leaks; direct efforts to locate illegal entry and dumping into sewer collection system; maintain safety equipment, tools, and personal protective equipment in proper working order; provide weekly status updates to Sewer System Manager on vehicle/equipment maintenance performed and upcoming required maintenance; maintain tools inventory to ensure adequate tools are provided/in-stock, and pumps, compaction equipment and saws are in properly maintained working order; perform work on sewer flow meters, including installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting with a laptop; and respond to call-ins after regular working hours, including nights, weekends and holidays, as needed. This individual assists the Sewer System Manager with: development and implementation of a preventative maintenance program to prevent overflows and treatment plant bypasses; development and implementation of an I/I program to identify and remove sources of I/I, assist in compiling data for regulatory reporting; and entering sewer service calls into a computerized log filing system.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED.  Minimum three (3) years’ experience in wastewater sewer system field, or five (5) years’ experience in wastewater field; educational training in a recognized technical program may be substituted for the required experience on the basis of a one (1) to one (1) substitution, however, no more than two (2) years of substitution shall be allowed. OSHA 10 Certification or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire; OSHA 30 Certification is highly desirable.  Must have a Confined Space Entry Awareness Training Certificate.  A demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (WORD, EXCEL and similar applications). A valid Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B, with “A” (Air Brakes) and “N” (Tanker) endorsements; “X” (Hazmat/Tanker) endorsement desirable.  Hoisting license Class 2B.  Knowledge of traffic control safety procedures, with strong background in safety.  Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise employees.  Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with other DPW Divisions, Municipal Departments, and the public.  Demonstrated ability to write electronic reports, and follow written and/or verbal instructions.

COMPENSATION: The City of Fitchburg provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, and more.  The starting pay for this position is Grade 6 ranging from $26.64 – $29.11 per hour with periodic pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Fitchburg. HOW TO APPLY:  Applications must be completed online.  Handwritten application or related documents will not be accepted. Please visit www.fitchburgma.gov to apply. Required application documents include a cover letter, (Attn: Susan Davis, Director of Human Resources), resume and application. All documents must be received to be eligible for consideration.

Senior Wastewater Operator –  Fitchburg East Plant  (03/17/2021)

The City of Fitchburg, MA is seeking a qualified, skilled, and knowledgeable individual to fulfill the duties in the position of “Senior Wastewater Operator” in the Department of Public Works – Wastewater Division, at the Easterly Wastewater Treatment Facility.

SUMMARY:  Under the supervision of the Plant Superintendent, the Senior Wastewater Operator is responsible for shift operation and control of a complex and advanced wastewater treatment facility. General responsibilities are to direct and assist a number of operational assistants in the operation of advanced wastewater treatment processes to obtain targeted operating results and to maintain treatment plant compliance.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:  Utilize data collected, visual observations and other indicators to control and adjust plant processes; Supervise monitoring of entire plant operation on an assigned and rotating watch; Assign duties to all subordinate operating personnel; Supervise and instruct assistants in their assigned duties; Review performance for compliance and effectiveness to insure safe, continuous operation; Supervise, control and participate in the operation of treatment plant processes; Make regular inspections to observe and check the operation of the plant equipment to detect hazardous and/or unusual conditions; Prepare and submit operational log, including reports of equipment malfunctions with observations and recommendations; Report need for equipment repairs to avoid breakdowns and process non-compliance; Implement appropriate corrective procedures in emergency situations in order to restore operating conditions; Instruct assistants in the proper use of safety equipment including, but not limited to, first aid kits, personal respirators, fire extinguishers and gas detection devices; Make continuous inspection of all operations to check on personnel, fire, health and mechanical hazards; communicate existing hazards to employees and management and insure that proper corrections are made; Keep thoroughly informed on the safe operation of equipment to minimize risk of accidents and equipment breakdowns; Responsible for monitoring plant equipment and processes to maintain clean and orderly conditions at all times; Perform chemical and physical test on wastewater, sludge and industrial waste samples, as deemed necessary by Plant Superintendent; Responsible for communicating condition of plant operation and conditions at the beginning and end of each shift with relief personnel and/or plant superintendent; Perform other work related duties as directed by Plant Superintendent.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED.  Minimum five (5) years of full-time, paid experience in a position of increased responsibility in the operation of a similarly sized municipal wastewater treatment plant, industrial wastewater treatment plant, or comparable and similar experience, with at least two (2) years of which shall be in a supervisory, operational position in a treatment plant of similar size and capacity, and having most of the same or similar treatment processes; Up to a maximum of four (4) years of full-time, or equivalent part time, training in an accredited college or university with a major in environmental engineering, or similar discipline, may be substituted for the required experience on the basis one full school year for one full year of the required experience.  Must possess a current and valid Massachusetts Grade VI Wastewater Operator license.  Must possess valid a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License.  Familiarity with sludge processing and de-watering equipment is preferred; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers and the general public; Demonstrate ability to write reports and follow written and/or verbal instructions; Demonstrate required skills and ability to perform all work assigned by successfully completing a six (6) month probationary period; Must successfully complete pre-employment physical, drug screening and background check; Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

COMPENSATION: The City of Fitchburg provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, and more.  The starting pay for this Grade 6 position is ranging from $24.77 – $33.58 per hour with periodic pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Fitchburg. HOW TO APPLY: Applications must be completed online. Handwritten application or related documents will not be accepted. Please visit www.fitchburgma.gov to apply. Required application documents include a cover letter, (Attn: Susan Davis, Director of Human Resources), resume and application. All documents must be received to be eligible for consideration.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator Northampton Posted 3/15/2021

40 hours per week, hourly range $31.81-$41.72

Supervisory and skilled manual and technical work in coordinating and
directing work crews in the efficient operations of the municipal
wastewater treatment plant and collection system including ancillary
sewer, leachate and flood control pumping facilities.

Associate’s degree in engineering, environmental science or a related
field, four year’s experience in municipal wastewater operation, and a
MA wastewater operator’s grade VI license required.

For a full job description, please visit: https://www.northamptonma.gov/1476/Current-Openings

Wastewater Operator Watermark Lowell Posted 3/11/2011

Watermark provides a full range of architectural and engineering design; environmental consulting; construction; remediation; and operations and maintenance services to municipal, government, and private sector clients throughout New England and adjacent states. Headquartered in Lowell, MA, Watermark has an office in Fort Washington, PA. Watermark also maintains a network of project offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Watermark has the resources and regional coverage to successfully take the client’s project completely from an idea through design, construction, and into operation with the highest commitment to safety, detail, schedule, quality, and budget. WATERMARK is seeking a qualified, motivated, and creative professional to fill a keyposition. We offer excellent compensation packages and benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, and an attractive 401(k) plan.

WASTE WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR

Job Description – The Operator will be a full time position located in Lowell, Massachusetts. Requirements • Day to day operation and maintenance of the GWTP. • Performing O&M tasks at the GWTP 5‐days a week. • Respond to GWTP alarms/emergency conditions. • Conducting scheduled, preventative maintenance. • Conducting GWTP monitoring activities, including routine process sampling Supervising any required maintenance personnel. • Some work may require the use of Level B and Level C respiratory and dermal protection. • May be required to cover other sites

Qualifications • High school diploma or GED required. • Minimum MA Grade IV or higher operator’s license issued. • 5+ years of similar operator experience in wastewater treatment. • 1+ year of experience with wastewater treatment processes and equipment similar OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and current OSHA 8-hr HAZWOPER refresher(s) required. • Lock out/tag out and confined space entry procedures and certifications. • Ability to travel 20% of time.

Please forward cover letter with resume by clicking on the link below: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=19b73f99-8fc7-4a1b-a964-239fb0ae8a&ccId=19000101_000001&lang=en_US

Watermark  175 Cabot Street Lowell, MA 01854 Fax: (978) 453-9988 www.watermarkenv.com

Watermark is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have a disability which prevents you from sending a resume electronically, please mail or fax your resume to the above. “In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.” Watermark uses e-Verify in its hiring process

Pump Station Operator Chicopee Posted 3/11/2021

The City of Chicopee is seeking a knowledgeable individual in wastewater operations to fulfill the duties in the position of Pump Station Operator in the Department of Public Works – Water Pollution Control Division.

Under the supervision of the Chief Operator and the Assistant Chief Operator, Pump Station Operators inspect, repair, and maintain all pumping stations and equipment within the City. Additionally, Operators insure operational integrity in order to meet Federal, State, and Local requirements.

The City of Chicopee provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Savings Plans, a Pension Plan, and more. This a full-time position, Monday-Friday, requiring flexibility for on call and emergency situations. The starting pay for this position is $16.77 per hour ($17.10 with a Collection System Grade 2 License or $17.60 w/ a Grade 3 MA Operators License) and more with additional qualifying licenses with periodic pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Chicopee.

If this opportunity aligns with your skills, experience and employment goals, apply today by one of the following: Go to chicopeema.gov/jobs and apply online by selecting Apply Now  Select ‘download application on the City’s employment page and either email it or deliver it along with your resume to resume@chicopeema.gov or the Department of Human Resources, located at Chicopee City Hall, 274 Front Street, 1st Fl. Chicopee, MA. 01013.

Water System Maintenance Worker Chicopee Posted 3/11/2021

Work with personnel, equipment, and resources to perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled manual work in the construction, installation, operation and maintenance of a water system including water mains, service connections, hydrants, meters and valves. In this role, one must be available for emergency work in the event of a water main failure (nights, weekends, and holidays), and additionally may be required to work Emergency Night Stand-by Duty.

The City of Chicopee provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, and more.

This a full-time position, Monday-Friday, requiring flexibility for on call and emergency situations. This is classified as Grade 5L, with a starting pay rate of $16.15 per hour ($17.65 w/ a CDL B or $18.15 with a CDL A) and more with additional qualifying licenses with opportunities for bonus pay, additional incentives, as well as periodic step and pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Chicopee.

HOW TO APPLYIf this opportunity aligns with your skills, experience and employment goals, apply today by one of the following: Go to chicopeema.gov/jobs and apply online by selecting Apply Now Select ‘download application on the City’s employment page and either email it or deliver it along with your resume to resume@chicopeema.gov or the Department of Human Resources, located at Chicopee City Hall, 274 Front Street, 1st Fl. Chicopee, MA. 01013.

Water Meter Repair Foreman Chicopee Posted 3/11/2021

The City of Chicopee’s DPW – Water Division is hiring a Water Meter Repair Foreman. Work with personnel, equipment, and resources to maintain the performance and accuracy of the water meters throughout the water distribution system. This position performs skilled maintenance work in the replacement, installation, repair, testing, and maintenance of water meters and appurtenances.

The City of Chicopee provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, and more.

This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday, requiring flexibility for on call and emergency situations. This is classified as Grade 11L, with a starting pay of $23.37 per hour ($25.20 w/ a CDL B and MA. Grade 3 Water Operator’s License) and more with additional qualifying licenses with opportunities for bonus pay, additional incentives, as well as periodic step and pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Chicopee.

HOW TO APPLY If this opportunity aligns with your skills, experience and employment goals, apply today by one of the following: Go to chicopeema.gov/jobs and apply online by selecting ‘Apply Now’

Select ‘download application’ on the City’s employment page and either email it or deliver it along with your resume to resume@chicopeema.gov or the Department of Human Resources, located at Chicopee City Hall, 274 Front Street, 1st Fl. Chicopee, MA. 01013.

Superintendent of Water and Sewer, Somerset MA Posted 3/2/2021

Position performs executive level work in directing operations for both a municipal water department and a municipal water pollution control department.  The work includes preparing and monitoring departmental budgets, planning, bidding and contract administration for capital improvements and other projects, overseeing departmental information technology systems, supervising personnel, collective bargaining, fiscal reporting, and rate and fee setting for both departments.  A complete job description, with qualifications, is available at the Office of the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners, 3249 County Street, Somerset, MA 02726 or by calling 508-679-2731.  Salary is subject to negotiation.  Applicants are to send a resume and three references to: Vice Chairman Roger Benevides at the above address. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Town of Somerset is an AA/EOE employer

Chief Wastewater Operator Veolia Brockton Posted 2/25/2021

Full-time, Permanent Union position with full benefits eligibility. Pay Rate: Many Union incentives are available that, upon successful completion, total up to potential $2/HR increase in base pay rate. Grade 5 operator: $28.71 per hour starting rate Grade 6 operator: $29.92 per hour starting rate Grade 7 chief operator: $32.09 per hour starting rate

Hours: Day Shift position with emergency on-call availability as required

Requirements:  High School education or equivalent with the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic math equations.  Associate’s degree in a science or technical area strongly preferred. Requires a minimum Massachusetts Wastewater Grade 5 certification, Grade 6 or Grade 7 license is preferred. Over five years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of wastewater treatment. Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site. Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

How to apply: Please send an updated resume to anthony.matteucci@veolia.com for consideration and/or submit a formal application directly through our careers page at https://veolianorthamerica.jobs.net/en-US/job/chief-wastewater-operator/J3P7MV6JBPZFLS01FT6

TOWN OF FALMOUTH WASTEWATER OPERATOR 1 Posted 2/25/2021

Town of Falmouth Wastewater Utilities Division has a full time immediate opening for a qualified Wastewater Operator 1. Skilled technical and manual work in the operation and maintenance of municipal wastewater collection, transmission, pumping, treatment and discharge systems. Performs standard operation, maintenance, inspection and cleaning activities such as maintaining mechanical equipment and instruments, performing regular inspections of plant and lift stations, cleaning tanks and piping, investigating and repairing leaks, collecting samples and performing basic laboratory tests. Prepares operational and regulatory reports as required. Monitors system operation through computerized SCADA system and reviews data.  Trouble shoots or repairs equipment as necessary.  Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of wastewater supply, treatment and distribution system operation.  At least 2 yrs. experience in utility operations; some of which is in wastewater treatment plant operations.  Position is subject to call-back; serves on standby or works weekends/holidays as required.  Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s license with Air Brake and Tanker Endorsement; possession of valid MA Board of Certification of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators certification, Grade 4.  Wage: $21.69 – $27.68/hr. benefits apply.  Full job description, employment application and instructions for applying can be found at Falmouth Job Opportunities Candidates who submit their application by March 11, 2021 will be given preference. The Town of Falmouth is proud to be an EEO/AA employer

Wastewater Operator Bridgewater Posted 2/17/2021

POSITION DESCRIPTION – Duties include but are not limited to the following:  Operates treatment facility to control flow and processing of wastewater, biosolids and effluent.   Monitors gauges, meters and control panels.  Operates valves and gates, either manually or by remote control; starts and stops  pumps, engines and generators to control treatment processes.  Performs laboratory duties and fills in for maintenance person when required.  Must be able to maintain accurate records concerning process control.   Drives a truck on as needed basis. Must be capable of performing rudimentary operational control functions within the facility.  Involved with the operation and maintenance of the collection system.  Shall be familiar with all safety equipment used in the department. Sign on Bonus up to $2,500 upon successful completion of introductory period.

No Phone Calls, Open Until Filled

Qualifications – 1) Minimum of MASS GRADE 4 WASTEWATER OPERATOR LICENSE. 2) Formal Education: High School or Trade School education or equivalent training or experience

Special Requirements – Applications and resume submissions will be received via email to hr@bridgewaterma.org or at the Town Manager’s Office/Human Resources, REF: WWTPO, Academy Building, 66 Central Square -2nd floor.

Miscellaneous Information – The Town of Bridgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Town of Somerset Water Pollution Control Department WASTEWATER OPERATOR Full Time Day Shift Posted 2/13/2021

Applications and complete job descriptions along with a list of job requirements are available for this position at the office of the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners, 3249 County Street, Somerset, Massachusetts.

APPLICANTS MUST HAVE GRADE 6 LICENSE FOR THIS POSITION

Applicants should forward a resume and a completed application to:

Wastewater Operator Position Board of Water & Sewer Commissioners 3249 County Street

Somerset, Massachusetts 02726  bbozikowski@town.somerset.ma.us APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED  Town of Somerset is an A.A.E.E.O. minorities employer.

Pump Station Maintenance Rochester NH Posted 2/13/2021

The City of Rochester Dept of Public Works is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Pump Station Maintenance to perform work of a semi-skilled nature on maintenance procedures of the City’s pumping facilities; HS degree or equivalent required. Moderate to heavy physical effort in varying weather conditions required.

Requirements (upon hire of ability to obtain): Possession of a valid CDL-B license – NE Gr 2 Collection System Operator Certificate – NH Gr 1 WWT Operator License preferred

Pay range $18.38 to $26.29 with competitive benefits. Pre-employment testing to include motor vehicle, criminal, medical & drug screen. To view the City’s application process and to obtain an application, visit the HR page of the City’s website at www.rochesternh.net. Position open until filled.

Wastewater Treatment Services – Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Operator Posted 2/13/2021

License required:  Grade2M or 4M

Wastewater Treatment Services (WTS), located in Raynham, MA, is seeking an onsite wastewater treatment operator.  WTS is a wastewater treatment management company which operates MA DEP Title 5 onsite treatment technologies in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  Candidate must have a WWTP Operator Grade 2M or 4M license, valid MA driver’s license, and be willing to travel throughout MA and RI to perform service on various systems.  Position is full time, Monday through Friday.  Benefits include company provided vehicle, vacation/personal/and sick time, health and dental insurance, short term disability and 401K. 

Job Responsibilities include: Perform scheduled maintenance on various onsite wastewater treatment and dispersal technologies; including but not limited to:  Maintenance of mechanical onsite components – Perform onsite sampling and/or pull effluent samples and deliver to laboratory – Inform property owner of intended service visit, status of system, and any required actions – Enter site information into company online database – Perform system startups and fill out required manufacturer’s forms – Respond to alarm or specific onsite issues – Installation of onsite equipment

As our service group covers all of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, potential candidates anywhere within these two states are encouraged to apply.  Interested candidates should submit resumes to mikem@wwtsinc.com.

Town of Fairhaven Sewer Superintendent Posted 2/11/2021

The Town of Fairhaven is seeking a full-time Sewer Superintendent.  The primary functions of this position are to plan, direct, implement, supervise and coordinate the operations of Fairhaven’s Sewer Department, Collection System and Wastewater Treatment Plants, managing daily operations, the use of materials and human resources, as well as complete all appropriate administrative oversight duties, related documentation and resident interaction, in a timely manner and abide all municipal, state and federal guidelines, regulations and quality standards and ensuring safe, courteous and professional behavior is observed in all situations. This position requires a Grade-7C Wastewater Operators Certification, as required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts which is current and in good standing as well as a Collection System License. Starting Salary:  $88,628.80 – $95,430.40.  A detailed job description can be found at www.Fairhaven-MA.gov under “Job Opportunities”. Submit resume and cover letter to Fairhaven Board of Public Works, 5 Arsene Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719 by March 15, 2021. EEO/AA.

Head Operator City of Lowell Posted 2/11/2021

The City of Lowell is seeking qualified, experienced, and energetic candidates for the position of Head Operator in the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Head Operator will report to the Executive Director, Operation Superintendent, H.O./Assistant Operations Superintendent and ensures operation of the Wastewater Treatment Facility in a safe, cost effective and efficient manner complying with all regulations by supervising plant operators.

Applicants must possess a current and valid Grade VI license issued by the Board of Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities. Applicants must have knowledge of the principles and practices of wastewater treatment and the methods and techniques used in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plant equipment. One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The salary range is $1,087.45 (min) to $1,246.48 (max) weekly; 40 hour work week.

A full description is available on the City of Lowell’s website: http://www.lowellma.gov/Jobs.aspx.  Qualified individuals should send application/resume with cover letter to Mary Callery, HR Director, Human Relations Office, Room 19, 375 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA 01852 by Deadline: Open Until Filled.  EOE/AA/504 Employer.

Chief Operator Sewer Department Spencer Posted 2/9/2021

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Position is responsible for the physical, chemical, and biological operation of the Town’s wastewater treatment facility. The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various type of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

• Conducts laboratory testing for NPDES Permit compliance. • Analyzes results of lab testing and adjust processes. • Supervises Assistant Chief Operators. • Runs process control of treatment facility with consultation with the Superintendent • Handles administrative duties, including ordering supplies, obtaining quotes, filing documents. • Uses computer to assist in treatment facility’s compliance with federal, state, and Town mandates. • Ability to perform as acting Superintendent and submit required NPDES reports to EPA, DEP, and Watershed. • Performs similar or related work as required. Experience working in wastewater treatment plants with a minimum three years of experience performing the existing functions mentioned above, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Grade 5C full or higher Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License. Full job description available online www.spencerma.gov  Submit application letter, resume and standard Town application form, available at www.spencerma.gov to Town of Spencer, Human Resources Department, 157 Main Street, Spencer, MA 01562. Open until filled. Reviews begin immediately. Subject to Union Rules and Regulations. EEO Employer.

Sewer Plant Mechanic Bridgewater Posted 2/9/2021

The position is classified at Grade 10 in the applicable AFSCME bargaining agreement with a range as follows: Minimum $53,717.17- Maximum $70,481.59 Position Description: Duties include but are not limited to the following: • Performs all preventive and corrective maintenance on all plant equipment. • Consults Superintendent regarding preventive maintenance program. • Inspects plant and mechanical equipment for malfunctions and needed repairs. • Keep maintenance records on all repairs and preventive maintenance tasks. • Shall be capable of using and maintaining all tools and equipment used in the department. • Shall be familiar with all safety equipment used in the department. • Is required to keep all electrical equipment such as motors, generators, motor starters, etc. in operating condition. • Willingness to fill in and be involved with plant operations when needed. • This individual is under the supervision of the Superintendent and the Asst. Superintendent. • 40 hrs. per week, emergency overtime. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: High School or Trade School education or equivalent training or experience GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: a) Ability and knowledge to supervise and participate in maintenance of mechanical equipment, buildings, structures and grounds. b) Knowledge of processes and equipment involved in Wastewater Treatment, compost operation, sewer system and pump stations.

A one time sign on bonus up to $2,500 once the introductory period is completed successfully.

(NO Phone Calls) Position open until filled. Applications and resume submissions may be submitted through Bridgewater, MA or will be received via email to hr@bridgewaterma.org or at the Town Manager’s Office/Human Resources, REF: Sewer Mechanic, Academy Building, 66 Central Square -2nd floor, Bridgewater, MA 02324. The Town of Bridgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Town of Bridgewater does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nondisqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Department Of Correction Sewage Treat Pl Op II MCI Norfolk

Salary Range:   $51,446.98 – $70,927.48

Description – Operates and maintains newly constructed MBR facility including control of flow, valving and pumps in order to achieve compliance with all EPA and DEP permits. Operates a SCADA system, including remote access functions. Monitors the system on a continual basis to ensure that the system is functioning normally. Collects samples and performs sophisticated laboratory analysis to determine the efficiency of the process, and makes adjustments based on the results of said analysis. Maintains accurate records regarding process control, maintenance activities and laboratory analysis to facilitate reporting to state and federal agencies. Performs housekeeping duties as needed, including but not limited to mowing, raking, snow shoveling, painting and cleaning. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Requirements:  Minimum Grade 3M Full License issued by the Mass Board of Certification of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators. Based on assignment, applicants may be required to possess a current and valid certificate or an appropriate grade issued by the Massachusetts Board of Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities. This is a Civil Service position. Please note that salaries for union positions are determined according to the provisions of the respective collective bargaining agreement. The DOC urges bi-lingual applicants to apply.

Applicants must have no felony convictions, to include any actions defined in 5 U.S.C. 301; U.S.C. 509, 510; 42 U.S.C. 15601-15609. The Massachusetts Department of Correction shall not hire anyone who may have direct contact with offenders, who has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison or other institution as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997; or has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse, or has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in the above paragraph. The agency shall consider any incidents of sexual harassment in determining whether to hire anyone who may have contact with offenders or residents

Qualifications  First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:  Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in the operation, maintenance and /or repair or mechanical, electrical and related equipment in a water or sewage treatment plant, stationary power plant or pumping station, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. 

Substitutions: 

I. A certificate of completion of a program in waste water treatment from a recognized school above the high school level may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.*  *Education toward a certificate will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. 

Special Requirements: Based on assignment, applicants may be required to possess a current and valid certificate or an appropriate grade issued by the Massachusetts Board of Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities.

How to Apply:  In order to apply for external positions you must apply through Mass Careers. www.mass.gov/masscareers  Diversity Officer: Carol Thomas  An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Wastewater Operator Shirley, MA Posted 1/29/2021

Under the direction of the PM, the Operator performs day to day operations/activities at the facility. The Operator is expected to cross train and be able to perform the daily rounds at the water and wastewater stations and will be included in the weekend rounds schedule. Day to Day operations include:

Perform Daily Rounds – Perform Daily Lab Work – Operate and Maintain the Belt Filter Press – Troubleshooting Issues at the Waste Water Facility – Complete Work Orders

Perform Sample Collection – Ability to be On Call and Work Overtime when needed

Must possess valid drivers license – GED/High School diploma required – Water/Wastewater operations experience preferred – Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer License HE2B (Front end loaders & Backhoes) preferred

If interested please contact Candance James candance.james@suez.com

Collections & Distribution Foreman Shirley, MA Posted 1-29-2021

C&D foreman is expected to cross train and be able to perform the daily rounds at the water and wastewater stations and will be included in the weekend rounds schedule. Day to day operations include:

Directing the daily Collection and Distribution activities – Performs repairs of water and sewer mains, service connections and hydrants – Inspects new installations of services and mains – Water meter reading – Troubleshoot problems in the Collection and Distribution System – Schedules water main flushing and collection system flushing and cleaning – Ability to use GIS Software to accurately locate underground Utilities – Complete dig safe requests – Assists subcontractor with backflow scheduling and testing – Perform Bacteria sample collection – Ability to be On Call and Work Overtime when needed – High School Diploma or Equivalent – Valid Drivers License – Ability to use a computer – Massachusetts Grade II Water Distribution License; Massachusetts Grade II Water Treatment License (preferred) – Massachusetts Backflow & Cross Connection Surveyor License – Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer License HE2B (Front end loaders & Backhoes) – Minimum of (5) years experience in Collection / Distribution field – Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer License HE2B (Front end loaders & Backhoes)

If interested please contact Candance James candance.james@suez.com

Maintenance Planner & Scheduler Springfield, MA Posted 1/29/2021

The Scheduler/Planner will oversee the short term and long term planning and scheduling of the maintenance activities for the Wastewater Treatment Plant, CSO Facilities, Flood Stations and Wastewater Pump Stations at the Springfield and Agawam projects. The Scheduler/Planner works in close coordination with the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisors and Operations Manager in developing work plans, prioritizing work and setting schedules.  The Scheduler/Planner will also have primary responsibility for maintaining the Computerized Maintenance Management System and Asset Management software application (CMMS/AM) and associated database for all fixed assets; create, revise and close maintenance work orders; track history of repairs of equipment and; determine timing for replacement.  Scheduler/Planner will create and revise as needed a preventive maintenance schedule consistent with program objectives and management instructions. Scheduler/Planner will provide analytics and reports on preventative and corrective maintenance to ensure maintenance staff is completing repairs timely and accurately.

High School Diploma or GED required * Valid Drivers’ License * Grade 4M Wastewater Operator License desirable * NEWEA Voluntary Collections Systems Grade 4 desirable Work Experience: 1 – 2 years related work in operations * 3-5+ years plant maintenance experience

If interested please contact Candance James candance.james@suez.com

TEMPORARY WASTEWATER TREATMENT LABORATORY TECHNICIAN Posted 1/25/2021

The Charles River Pollution Control District, a medium-sized wastewater treatment facility is seeking a Temporary Laboratory Technician. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: collecting samples throughout the treatment plant, conducting routine and complex bacteriological, chemical, and physical testing on wastewater, septage, sludges, treated wastewater, and industrial wastes and performing field laboratory measurements. Candidate shall have experience in laboratory work; working knowledge of laboratory practices, tests, techniques and equipment. Once trained, the candidate will work separately in the laboratory or with one other person. Shifts are Monday – Friday starting at 7:00 am with flexibility on end time up to 3:30 pm. Weekend and holiday shifts required. Start date is as soon as hired and would end in July. For consideration send cover letter and resume to Janice Healy, Charles River Pollution Control District, 66 Village Street, Medway, MA 02053 or email jhealy@charlesriverpcd.org.

WASTEWATER FACILITY OPERATOR/MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Posted 1/21/2020

The Town of Sutton is seeking qualified applicants for the job of Wastewater Facility Operator/Maintenance Technician.  The successful applicant will report directly to the Sewer Superintendent and will perform a combination of duties as directed by the Sewer Superintendent.  Those duties may include but are not limited to:  performing laboratory tests associated with efficient facility operation, performing laboratory tests consisting of collecting and testing samples, setting up instruments and equipment for analytical or research work, operation of laboratory equipment such as analytical balance, pH meter, DO meter and other equipment with the ability to conduct appropriate tests, maintaining test results and data sheets.  A full job description is available upon request at 4 Uxbridge Rd., Sutton MA.

Grade Four Municipal (4M) Wastewater License is preferred, or the ability to obtain within 1 year.  The position is 40 hours plus benefits.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resume to:  Donald Obuchowski, Sewer Superintendent, 4 Uxbridge Rd., Sutton MA 01590 or e-mail d.obuchowski@town.sutton.ma.us.  The Town of Sutton is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of disability. 

HEAD TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR Marlborough Posted 1/20/2020

Definition/Purpose:  Operation of a municipal 3.5 MGD advanced wastewater treatment facility in a safe, cost effective, and efficient manner complying with all State and Federal regulations while supervising plant operators.

Supervision Required: Under the supervision of the Assistant Commissioner of Utilities.

Supervisory Responsibility: Direct supervision of subordinate personnel assigned to the Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Responsibilities include; training employees, planning and assigning work, appraising employee performance, addressing employee concerns and resolving problems.  Supervision of all aspects of the operation, maintenance, reporting, and control of the treatment facility.

Work Environment: Work is continually performed outdoors, regardless of weather conditions. Employee is frequently exposed to equipment/machinery, noise, odors, chemical fumes, dust, smoke, heat, cold, oil, dirt or grease, and risk of personal injury.  The employee operates a personal computer including Microsoft Office, email, telephone, fax, scanning and copy machines.  May be required to work weekends and holidays and in emergency situations.  Must be available for “on-call” status as assigned. 

Essential Functions: (The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various type of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Maintain the daily operations log and prepare all required monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to the United States EPA and Massachusetts DEP.  Supervise, direct and inspect the daily work of subordinate treatment plant operators.  Ensure employees are in compliance with all safety regulations. Responsible for inventory, requisition of supplies, and obtaining cost quotations. Coordinate activities such as laboratory services, equipment repair, equipment maintenance, solid waste removal, and sludge removal. Responsible for training activities, instruction, and demonstration to employees to ensure compliance with existing standards and techniques.  Make recommendations regarding employee discipline and performance.  Keep management informed of plant operations by reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing information and identifying trends. Performs other duties as requested by the Assistant Commissioner of Utilities.    

Education and Experience: Minimum seven years’ experience working in a wastewater treatment facility preferred.

Special Requirements:     Current and valid Full Grade 7 license issued by the Massachusetts Board of Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities.  Valid MA driver’s license.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skill:      Ability to operate all equipment in facility including but not limited to: pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, measuring and control devices, testing equipment, and material handling equipment. Ability to use all plant specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) including but not limited to respirators, gas detectors, and confined space equipment.  Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; to establish positive public relations for the City, department and/or division; and to interact effectively with a wide variety of people.  Must be computer literate; familiar with computer software applications such as Microsoft and other applications tailored to specific departmental needs. Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, scheduling, and tools and equipment used in the operation of a wastewater treatment facility.  Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to a wastewater treatment facility.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties may require frequent and extended periods of outside work, subject to all weather conditions and extremes; continuous walking, standing, climbing and frequent periods requiring uncomfortable physical positions; may work on damp or uneven surfaces; crouch, sit, stand, walk, bend, crawl, kneel, pull, reach, push, twist, climb ladders and sloping surfaces, grasp, drag, lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds; work above shoulder level with power and/or hand tools for sustained periods of time; may be exposed to dust and fumes; electrical and mechanical hazards, vibration and noise, work with machinery; may require the exercise of caution when operating heavy equipment; mobility, vision, hearing, dexterity and use of hands and legs appropriate to the duties to be performed. 

Date of Posting: January 20, 2021 Location:  Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant, #860 Boston Post Road East  Step Salary:  $87,593.52 – $98,528.37 Type of Vacancy: Full-time, benefit eligible, permanent position Hours of Work: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday with lunch taken on the job.

Please forward cover letter and resume to:  Human Resources Department  City of Marlborough  140 Main Street  Marlborough, MA 01752 hrjobs@marlborough-ma.gov Deadline for applications: February 16th, 2021

Operator Technician UXBRIDGE Posted 1/19/2020

UXBRIDGE DPW WASTEWATER DIVISION is hiring an Operator Technician (or Apprentice) to work under the general supervision of the Wastewater Supervisor and Chief Operator.  This position performs the necessary functions, including but not limited to, maintaining the Town’s wastewater treatment facility, collection system and pump stations, operational controls, and maintenance duties to ensure the efficient and continuous operation of the wastewater treatment facility.

QUALIFICATIONS  Grade 2 Wastewater Treatment license (Operator Technician), CDL B or higher w/ air brakes and tanker endorsements, Massachusetts Hoisting Class 2A license (preferred).  High school diploma or equivalent; zero (0) to seven (7) years of experience at a level of responsibility comparable to operation of the facility OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

COMPENSATION  The Town of Uxbridge provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, and more.  This is a full-time union position, with a starting pay for FY2021 at $25.58 per hour with opportunities for stipends upon continuous completion of employment with the Town of Uxbridge in accordance with the AFSCME union contract.

HOW TO APPLY:  A detailed job description can be found at www.uxbridge-ma.gov/ under the Careers tab.  Please Forward Resume, Application, Three References, and Cover Letter to HR@uxbridge-ma.gov.