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Facilities Attendant South Essex Sewerage District Salem, MA Posted 9/24/2021

Definition Technical and mechanical work in the operation of a treatment plant, pumping stations, and other facilities; all other related work as required.

Education and Experience High school graduation; completion of an operator’s training course is highly desirable; previous experience as a laborer or equipment operator also desirable.

Special Requirements Massachusetts Driver’s License.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill Ability. Ability to learn the operation of plant processes and equipment. Ability to maintain and evaluate simple records and to maintain good working relationships with other shift workers. Skill. Good communication skills, including writing and speaking English.

Physical Requirements Moderate physical effort involved in performing the duties of the job including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling and fingering. Must occasionally move (push, pull, lift or carry) objects weighing up to sixty (60) pounds. Must be able to access all areas of a multi-level facility. Good close, distant, color, and peripheral vision, as well as depth perception.

Supervision Works under the direct supervision of the Chief Operator. Performs responsible work of a technical and mechanical nature, assisting the Chief Operator or Operator in controlling the flow and treatment of wastewater, and all related functions of the wastewater treatment facility, pumping stations and other facilities.

Job Environment Work is generally performed under shop and field conditions, with loud noises, some exposure to hazardous chemicals, oils, solvents, explosive and toxic conditions, fumes and airborne particles, and associated electrical hazards; some work is performed outside with exposure to variable weather conditions. Has some contact with vendors and other District staff. Errors in judgment could lead to danger to public health and safety, damage to equipment, injury to self and others, and legal ramifications to the District. Adheres to the District’s safety rules, regulations and policies.

Essential Functions The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is related, or a logical assignment to the position. Assists in the operation of equipment and systems which are used in the control of flow and the processing of wastewater and residual materials.  Monitors alarms and control consoles. Monitors and operates facility communication systems. Operates motorized equipment to load, transport, and unload screenings, grit, scum and sludge. Assists in operating valves and gates; starts and stops related equipment which control and adjust flow and treatment process. Assists in performing routine maintenance and adjustment functions to process equipment, such as unplugging pumps, grinders, and process lines, as well as lubrication. Unloads and loads processing chemicals. Delivers samples. Cleans process areas and equipment.         

Annual Pay Rate:    $43,772.93 to $54,426.75 (Starting pay rate commensurate with qualifications and experience)

To obtain the application information and submittal requirements package for this position, contact Anita Runne’ at 978-744-4550 ext. 158 , by email at arunne@sesd.com or by visiting our website:  http://www.sesd.com . The District has a comprehensive and competitive benefits package  EOE

Water Treatment Operator Cohasset Posted 9/23/2021

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: ​Woodard & Curran is seeking a full-time, year-round individual to join our water treatment staff at our facility in Cohasset, Massachusetts.  This is fantastic opportunity for someone looking to jump start their career in the water treatment field!  Woodard & Curran will support you in starting your career path by providing on-the-job training and mentoring while you study for your water treatment exam and work towards obtaining your license. We provide bonuses for each level of license that you achieve!

Our Operators are responsible for the full-time operation and the general maintenance of the facility’s treatment process & equipment, as well as returning the treated water back to the environment. The position involves a variety of both physical and technical tasks such as testing and processing samples in our lab, inputting data into our plant databases, housekeeping, servicing the plant’s equipment, gathering plant data, snow removal, and grounds keeping.  Each day can present a different challenge and learning opportunity.  We take pride in caring for our facility, both inside and out!  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.

What You Will Be Doing At Woodard & Curran: • Monitor water treatment plant processes and equipment both manually and via SCADA automation, making adjustments as necessary to control their operation. • Monitor remote pump stations with inspections and daily sampling as required.

• Perform water quality sampling, testing, and analysis to determine compliance with federal, state, and EPA standards. • Operate, maintain, control, and perform routine repair of plant equipment, including preventive maintenance duties. Establish, maintain and control flow through the water treatment process and into and within the distribution system. • Utilize software programs for maintenance work orders and maintains all necessary records. • Perform general maintenance duties of plant and other assigned duties.

Schedule: Full-Time Days and extended shifts to meet the seasonal demands of the water system – we pay overtime!  Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of this position. Response to emergency events and alarm call-outs required as scheduled and required.

 What will you need to succeed? • High School Degree or Equivalent. • Massachusetts Grade 2T preferred, 2T OIT accepted with ability to achieve Full status. (Ability to obtain within 1 year). • Ability to make sound decisions in process control and follow instructions, as well as following safety procedures. • Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check, pre-placement physical and drug screen before employment. • Valid MA driver’s license with a good driving record.

Woodard & Curran offers a generous compensation and benefits package to include retirement, generous paid time off, holidays, On-call stipend, medical & dental insurance, flexible spending account, career growth, license renewal costs reimbursement program, and more!

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Woodard & Curran is a Drug-Free Work Place. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position, please use the following URL: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=6022e2d7ff676e0823d5f72c084fe5c7

Wastewater Operator Lowell Posted 9/23/2021

The City of Lowell is seeking qualified, experienced, and energetic candidates for the position of Waste Water Operator I in the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  The Operator I will report to the Head Treatment Plant Operator and Operations Superintendent and under direct supervision; operates, maintains and repairs sewage treatment machinery and equipment. Makes routine laboratory tests and sewage at various stages of treatment in accordance with standardized procedures and adds treatment materials as required.  Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience working in related field. Knowledge of the principles and practices of wastewater treatment, knowledge of the methods and techniques used in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plant equipment. A valid driver’s license required with safe driving history.  The salary range is $696.86 (min) to $848.64 (max) w/o licenses; $876.42 (min) to $1,069.04 (max) with appropriate licenses 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.

Position Title:  DPW Wastewater Supervisor/Assistant Chief Operator Posted 9/21/2021

Submission deadline: November 15, 2021

The Amherst Public Works Department seeks a qualified individual to perform a variety of supervisory, skilled and technical work in the operation, maintenance, and process control of the wastewater treatment facility and pump stations.  Supervises, directs, and coordinates the work of the plan operators and maintenance staff.  Responsible for the technical aspects of plant operations, compliance with state and federal operating regulations, and responsible for the maintenance of the plant as well as pump stations.  Assumes the responsibilities of the Division Director/Chief Operator in the event of his/her absence.  Must be available for after hour emergency duties and participates in the on-call response program. Designated essential personnel; performs all other related work as required.

For more information and to apply online please visit our website at www.amherstma.gov/jobs.

The Town of Amherst seeks a workforce that reflects the diversity of its community, and strives toward racial equity and environmental sustainability.  All are encouraged to apply.  AA/EEO.

Wastewater Operator – Holbrook, MA  Posted 9/15/2021

Clean Harbors, Inc. is North America’s leading provider of environmental and hazardous waste management services. With an unmatched infrastructure of 48 waste management facilities, including nine landfills, five incineration locations and seven wastewater treatment centers, the Company provides essential services to more than 45,000 customers, comprising of more than 175 Fortune 500 companies, thousands of smaller private entities and numerous governmental agencies. Headquartered in Norwell, Massachusetts, Clean Harbors has more than 100 locations strategically positioned throughout North America in 36 U.S. states, six Canadian provinces, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, life insurance, 401K, Employee, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We offer a drug free work environment and require a pre-employment drug screen. All Applicants are subject to pre-employment security background checks, and some positions may require pre-employment physical fitness for duty tests.

Wastewater Treatment Operator: Clean Harbors, Inc, the nation’s largest provider of environmental services has an immediate opening for a Grade 5 Licensed Operator Supervisor for groundwater treatment facilities in Holbrook Massachusetts. 

Position Description Summary:  The Wastewater Operator will be responsible for the supervision and operation of the facility and facility personnel. Working with the Chief Operator duties include: Ensure that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes; Conduct daily, bi-weekly and/or monthly inspections (for proper system operation, inventory, organization, general tidiness and cleanliness) in addition to overseeing the tracking, scheduling and completion of equipment maintenance; Inspection data will be entered into daily, weekly and monthly reports. Complete or ensure completion of periodic field inspections to monitor operations, repairs, installations and to document that equipment is kept up to customer and Clean Harbors standards in addition to ensuring quality control and verifying that established procedures are being followed (i.e. Use of PPE, proper sampling procedure, customer relations); Ensure all appropriate operating permits are complied with in a timely fashion by fostering a professional and personable working relationship with the appropriate regulating authority. The Operator will also be required to work weekends on a rotating basis.  This is a full-time position. 

Qualifications Required:   High School diploma and a minimum 5 year demonstrated background in water / wastewater treatment.  40 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations certification (HAZWOPER) preferred but will be provided if necessary, Massachusetts Grade 5-C Wastewater Operator Certification (Industrial). Candidate must be a self-starter, with a high commitment to Health & Safety.   Must have demonstrated familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word/Excel) and have excellent reading / writing skills including the ability to read, interpret and utilize information contained within blueprints, schematics, technical manuals and equipment specifications. Ability to lift to 50 pounds. Clean Harbors is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For To apply contact Kenneth McDermott – Email: mcdermott.kenneth@cleanharbors.com 

Wastewater Collection System Supervisor City of Haverhill, MA Posted 9/15/2021

The City of Haverhill, MA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Wastewater Collection System Supervisor. This position is responsible for the operation, maintenance, construction, and repair of the wastewater collection system, pumping stations, and related facilities. This position is also responsible for various stormwater activities related to the operation and maintenance of the City’s storm drainage system. Position range is $1,326.74 – $1,842.25 per week

Applicants must have at least eight years of full-time paid experience in positions of increasing responsibility in the operation and maintenance of wastewater collection systems or related fields with at least three years of supervisory experience.  Must have a Grade IV Wastewater Collection System Operator certification or obtain it within one year of hire. Must have a valid driver’s license. A Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering or related field is a plus but not required.

For more information about the position and the application process, please visit the City’s Website https://www.cityofhaverhill.com/departments/human_resources/job_opportunities.php or call the Human Resources Department at (978) 374-2357.

Chief Operator Hull MA Posted 9/13/2021

Employer: Woodard & Curran Grade 6 Wastewater License Required

Job Summary: The Hull, Massachusetts staff is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and collections system, including remote pump stations. Candidates utilize basic mechanical and pumping equipment repair skills and have experience with electrical systems to provide maintenance and repair around the facility.   Our operators participate in an “on call” rotation for plant coverage outside normal workday hours and shifts may include weekends. In addition, operators will be required to respond to emergency situations and work in inclement weather as needed.  The daily schedule is Monday – Friday, 7.00AM – 3.00PM.  Mass Grade 6 wastewater license and 3-6 years’ of experience in a wastewater treatment facility.

How to apply: https://osv-wc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/WoodardCurran/job/Hull-MA/Chief-Wastewater-Operator_R01559 or email Lizzie Dovich at Ldovich@woodardcurran.com, or call Lizzie at 207-558-3906.

Plant Manager Hull MA Posted 9/13/2021

Employer: Woodard & Curran Grade 6 Wastewater License Required

Job Summary:  We are seeking a Plant Manager with a minimum Massachusetts Grade 6 wastewater certification.  In this role you will run the day-to-day operations, maintenance, and management of the facility, maintaining close client communications for the project, and other administrative duties.  The Plant 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.

How to apply: https://osv-wc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/WoodardCurran/job/Hull-MA/Plant-Manager_R01457 or email Lizzie Dovich at Ldovich@woodardcurran.com, or call Lizzie at 207-558-3906.

Light Equipment Operator/Laborer (Water Supply) Bridgewater Posted 9/13/2021

POSITION DESCRIPTION Duties include but are not limited to the following: • General laboring work, requiring some skills such as pipe laying, installing water services, replacing valves and, in emergencies, installing water meters and reading water meters • Will be able to operate a compressor, jack hammer, water pump, repair leaks , dig trenches by hand, tap water mains, drive truck, repair or replace street valves, assist in repair of equipment and cleaning of the garage and stockroom and will be on call for emergencies and will do all work as assigned or required by the Superintendent • Answers directly to the Water Superintendent. In the absence of the Water Superintendent; will answer directly to the Foreman; in the absence of both the Water Superintendent and the Foreman, will answer directly to the Lead Man Qualifications EDUCATION: High School or Trade School education or equivalent training or experience Salary: This position follows the Grade 7 of the AFSCME Compensation & Classification Schedule – Position Range $38,937.96 – $51,089.98 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: LEO-Water, Academy Building, 66 Central Square -2nd floor. PLEASE NOTE: Submissions are reviewed when received. Only candidates being offered an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Position open until filled.

Water Distribution Operator Bridgewater Posted 9/13/2021

The Town of Bridgewater is seeking a qualified applicant to fill the role of Water Distribution Operator. Duties include but are not limited to the following: • Fully understands water distribution system operation and maintenance practices including but not limited to pipeline disinfection procedures, system flushing strategies, valve and fire hydrant maintenance practices. • Performs operation and maintenance activities, including but not limited to the installation, modification, connection and repair of the water distribution system. • Isolates system malfunctions and takes corrective actions. • Maintains inventory, orders materials required to support the distribution system operation and activities. Prepares daily logs. Available for emergency response. • May be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays as duties require. • Shall be required to operate trucks, backhoe, air compressor, pumps and related equipment. • Must be able to interpret piping, distribution diagrams and engineering drawings. • Maintain good working relationship with co-workers and general public. • Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent. EXPERIENCE and TRAINING GUIDELINES Experience and Training High School diploma or equivalent with two (2) years supervisory experience in a municipal water system required. • Special Conditions: Massachusetts Grade 3 (D3) Distribution license required. • Valid Massachusetts Drivers license. • Hoisting license – minimum 2B. CDL – class B with airbrake endorsement. • Backflow and survey license preferred. Salary: Starting Salary $ 27.32/hr No Phone Calls, Open Until Filled Please submit applications and resumes via email to hr@bridgewaterma.org or to the Town Manager’s Office, ATTN: Water Distribution Operator, Municipal Office Building, 66 Central Square, Bridgewater, MA 02324. No phone calls please

Wastewater Operator Seabrook NH Posted 9/9/2021

The Town of Seabrook is currently seeking a full time grade II wastewater operator for their wastewater treatment facility and sewer department. Will be responsible for collecting samples and performing lab tests. Monitoring, operating, and maintaining equipment in the facility and the collections system. Work week is M-F, 7a-3p with some weekend and after hours work when on call. Minimum Qualifications Include: High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent, possession of a grade II operator’s certification from NHDES, two years or more experience in the operation of wastewater treatment facilities or any combination of education and experience. Must also possess a valid Driver’s License. New Hampshire CDL Class B driver’s license with air brake certification and tank endorsement preferred or able to obtain within six months of hire. For the job posting and application please visit the following link: https://seabrooknh.info/employment-opportunities/ Please email completed applications to dfucile@seabrooknh.org Or mail them to PO Box 456, attention of Daumanic Fucile

ASSISTANT  WASTEWATER OPERATOR CHARLEMONT Posted 9/5/2021

The CHARLEMONT SEWER DISTRICT (CSD) has an opening for the position of part time Assistant Operator  ( approximately 20 + hours /week,  at $ 20 per hour ). The CSD Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is located on 20 Factory Road, Charlemont MA, just off of Route 2, and serves the Charlemont Village area of Charlemont .

The CSD part time Assistant Operator will working under, and with, the CSD Chief Operator to learn and use the CSD procedures found successful in the operation and maintenance of the CSD  WWTP and collection system . The CSD part time Assistant Operator will also work with two existing part-time CSD laborers.

The CSD WWTP, built in 1991and modified in 1998 is unique in that it uses a relatively simple Recirculating Gravel Filter with a distributed spray system inside each filter for secondary treatment, a small Ultraviolet (UV) Light system for disinfection, and minimal primary and secondary sludge handling. The WWTP is designed for 48,000 gallons per day,  with an average daily flow of approximately 18,000 gallons per day.  The relatively new collection system is not subject to excessive inflow or infiltration and therefore does not subject the treatment plant to widely fluctuating flows that could cause operational problems. 

A Grade 2 Wastewater certification is preferred, but not initially required for hire.  CSD will train the right person to learn the operation and maintenance of the CSD WWTP and collection system.   CSD does expect the selected candidate to take the Grade 2 Wastewater Exam within 6 months of hire. This is a good opportunity for someone interested in growing into the position.

Essential Job Functions: Perform laboratory testing , do calculations involved in lab work and process monitoring, and enter the lab and process information into the computer. Reads and records data from meters, charts, gauges. Inspect status of 2 Pump stations and 9 grinder pumps in the collection system. Periodically open Manhole covers and hatchways as needed at the WWTP and in the collection system. Rototilling and raking of Recirculating Gravel Filters twice per year. Acts as substitute operator for vacation and sick time and responds to facility operation emergencies. Along with others, perform limited snow shoveling  of walkways at the WWTP and above the access hatchways of the 2 Pump stations.  Assists and monitors all operation and control functions of the plant, and Ultraviolet disinfection system to ensure the Wastewater Facility’s continued safe and efficient operation. Assists in the twice per year removal of primary sludge by third party contractor Responds to emergencies. Ability to communicate effectively to Chief Operator. Periodically attend monthly meetings with CSD Commissioners.  Knowledge of the functions and servicing requirements of mechanical quipment and machinery common to wastewater treatment. Ability to perform repairs and routine preventative maintenance on said equipment. Ability to work independently.  Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Have a valid driver’s license.

Wages are $ 20 per hour. Respond by September 22, 2021. Call 413-339-5767 to discuss , and  send resume by September 22, 2021 to: The Charlemont Sewer District, P.O. Box 137, Charlemont, MA 01339.

Synagro – Greater Lawrence Sanitary District – N. Andover, MA. Posted 9/2/2021

Plant Operator – Mechanic Grade 2 WW Operator Certification

Inspect, maintain, and control process equipment and perform mechanical maintenance throughout the plant. Adhere to all applicable regulations to provide, safe, reliable, and cost-effective operation of the plant to meet processing, permit, and other applicable requirements.  Minimum 2 years’ experience as operator or other process plant operations, or equivalent. High School diploma or GED equivalent required.

Contact: https://www.synagro.com/careers-4/ Katie Freeman Kfreeman@synagro.com position open until filled

Operator – Quabbin Valley Healthcare Athol, Posted 9/2/2021

Waste Water treatment plant operator wanted. Minimum Class 4 waste water treatment plant license for Massachusetts.  The position is 2 hours per day Monday through Friday. Some weekend if needed. The job includes daily testing and minor maintenance . All applicant information can be sent to roy@qvhc.com or potential hires can feel free to come in and fill out an application in person. They can ask to speak with Roy.

Operator – Narragansett Bay Commission Posted 9/2/2021

Title of Position: Operator I Reference Position No. FP139
Salary Range: Gr. U3 / $19.81 – $25.14 / Starting Salary: $19.81
Operations/Field’s Point Wastewater Treatment Facility
Shift and Days: 3 PM – 11 PM / Days Off: Rotating Schedule

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Employment – Narragansett Bay Commission (narrabay.com)

Narragansett Bay Commission Posted 8/25/2021

Operator 1 BP013 Operations/Bucklin Point Wastewater Treatment Facility
Shift and Days: 11 PM – 7 AM Days Off: Friday/Saturday

Operator I FP129 Operations/Field’s Point Wastewater Treatment Facility
Shift and Days: 11 PM – 7 AM / Days Off: Rotating Schedule

Operator I    FP032   Operations/Field’s Point Wastewater Treatment Facility Shift and Days:     11 PM – 7 AM / Days Off:  Rotating Schedule                         

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Employment – Narragansett Bay Commission (narrabay.com)

SEND RESUME OR APPLICATION TO: The Narragansett Bay Commission Human Resources Office One Service Road Providence, RI  02905 TEL: 401-461-8848/ TTY (RI Relay Operator): 711 FAX:  401-461-2242 or e-mail hr@narrabay.com. E-mailed resumes must be in MS Word Format.

Laborer – Electrical Department UBCW Posted 8/19/2021

Upper Blackstone Clean Water is currently accepting resumes for a Laborer in our Maintenance Department.  As one of New England’s largest clean water treatment plants, the facility provides biological nutrient removal treatment for flows originating in the greater Worcester area and provides biosolids management using incineration for numerous Massachusetts communities.

Laborers are responsible for general maintenance tasks of a simple or routine nature and may assist operations or maintenance personnel in more complicated activities. Cleans, calibrates, and inspects instruments. Assist in pulling of wires, installing electrical conduit, cleaning electrical rooms and substations. Assists Electricians and Instrument technicians with maintenance and repair tasks. Excellent potential for growth.

Upper Blackstone employees are part of the MA State Retirement System.

Send resume to: Liz Mailhot, Human Resources Manager Upper Blackstone Clean Water 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527 emailhot@ubcleanwater.org

Stellar Industries Corp.  Millbury Posted 8/17/2021

Stellar Industries Corp. is a Manufacturing Company supporting Aerospace, Photonics, Telecommunications, and Commercial. The Company works a four-day, ten hour per day work week, Monday through Thursday.

We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Operator that will provide backup support for Industrial Wastewater Treatment on our first shift.

Complete work according to process sheet instructions, in a tightly controlled environment  Test work results and document part parameters by completing the process sheet  Manufacturing processes may include: Sanding Bench Procedure, Scrubbing DBC procedure, Via Fill Procedure, Via Drill Procedure, Dice Mounting Procedure and DBC Photolithography Follow all safety protocols Maintain an organized and clean work area  Work independently with minimal supervision  Cross train as requested in other areas of the company  Provide backup services as needed: Add chemicals to adjust water quality to meet wastewater permit requirements  Operate equipment to treat process water to meet wastewater permit requirements Collect and test water samples Requisition chemicals and supplies as needed to perform job function  Record meter, gauge readings and operational data Inspection, service and clean equipment  Document and report test results to regulatory agencies as required  Perform custodial duties incidental to wastewater treatment work  Follow Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Regulations  Attend Quarterly MAWEA meetings as needed  Use PPE as required and ensure safety standards are met

Experience Must be able to work in a sitting or standing position for up to 10 hours.  Must be able to wear a lab coat, spittle mask and gloves while working.  Position requires working with chemicals, measuring devices, ultrosonic devices and microscopes.  Individual must have previous experience working in a similar environment.  Must be able to work independently and to demonstrate extremely high levels of precision and accuracy.

Education High School Diploma or GED, Minimum state licensed operator for level 2 Wastewater treatment. Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident Green Card Holder

Please email all resumes to: careers@stellarind.com

Part Time Weekend Operator The Governor’s Academy WWTP Byfield, MA 

Responsibilities: The weekend operator will cover a 2 hour per day weekend shift at The Governor’s Academy waste water treatment plant.  This shift must occur within the timeframe of 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  Duties will include:  Collection and lab analysis of process control samples – Review and recording operational data from the SCADA system – Performance of basic operational duties in accordance with standard operating procedures – Additional duties as directed by the Chief Operator

Requirements: The weekend operator must have a Massachusetts state license issued by the MA DEP of at least a Grade 2M to perform these duties without direct supervision.  In addition, the following is required: Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent – Some technical or mechanical work experience preferred –  Valid driver’s license – Good physical capacities

To Apply To apply for the WWTP Weekend Operator position, please click here.

Class 1 and a Class 2 Plant Shift Operators  Salisbury, CT  Posted 8/13/2021

Looking to relocate to a wonderful town with a quality education and recreational programs? The Town of Salisbury, Connecticut Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) is seeking applications for a Class 1 and a Class 2 Plant Shift Operator. Duties include day-to-day monitoring and operation of our wastewater treatment plant, pump stations and collection network. Facility is a 0.4 mgd sequencing batch reactor with UV disinfection. The successful Class 2 candidate should have experience in the operation of the secondary biological treatment process and the Class 1 candidate will have experience or we will train.

Qualified candidates may email resume to townhall@salisburyct.us and/ or by mail to Town of Salisbury WPCA, PO Box 548, Salisbury, CT 06068, by September 24th, 2021. These jobs provide excellent benefits and a quality workplace; the Town of Salisbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

FULL-TIME GRADE 5 OPERATOR/MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS ($24.07 – $25.69hr) Wareham Posted 8/13/2021

The Town of Wareham’s Human Resources Department is accepting applications on behalf of the Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) which is a Massachusetts Grade 6, 1.5 MGD BNR wastewater treatment plant, for Grade 5 licensed maintenance operators. These full-time, union positions are a five day per week schedule that includes Saturdays and/or Sundays, mandatory on-call and overtime. Salary and a generous benefits package is commensurate with experience and the current Collective Bargaining Agreement. Upon completion of a probationary period, new hires will be entitled to additional compensation under the current CBA. Requirements: High School Graduate; minimum three (3) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Licenses: must possess Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License Grade 5 or higher and must possess a CDL B (or the ability to obtain one within 1 year of start date). Responsibilities: include but are not limited to: knowledge of operations and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities, basic biological processes and chemical reactions related to waste water treatment. The ability to perform the daily operation, maintenance and repair of the WPCF pumping stations and collection system, including daily monitoring and inspection of all plant facilities, including pumps, tanks structures and adjoining areas. Must collects samples of wastewater, sludge and chemicals and be able to maintain various related records and reports. Subject to CORI/SORI, pre-employment physical and drug test.

Submit letter of Interest and Resume or Employment Application to:   Dorene M. Allen-England, Esq. Town of Wareham  54 Marion Road  Wareham, MA 02571 email –
dallen-england@wareham.ma.us

Collection System Operator/Maintainer SUEZ Holyoke Posted 8/11/2021

Summary: Under the direction of Lead O&M Personnel and Project Management, performs work involving the day to day operation and maintenance of the sewage collection, storm water collection and flood control systems, including pump stations, flood stations and all related infrastructure, equipment, buildings and grounds.


Dimensions:  *Performs technical O&M activities related to the wastewater and storm water collection, flood control facilities and all related infrastructure, equipment, processes and systems  *Performs routine R&M activities related to the wastewater and storm water collection, flood control facilities and all related infrastructure, equipment, processes and systems  *Performs street sweeping, catchbasin cleaning and sewer system cleaning activities.  *Performs sewer service calls, inspections and digsafe activities  *Assists department in planning, scheduling and performing all department activities  *Assists department in maintaining proper inventory of spare parts, materials and supplies  *Assists in ensuring all equipment and processes are well maintained and functioning properly  *Perform work in a safe and professional manner by following all corporate and regulatory policies, procedures, and emergency response procedures.  *Work weekends, holidays, and be on-call on a rotating basis/schedule with fellow operators  *Respond to emergencies, work additional hours as required to complete tasks as/and when needed  *Assists project and department with all efforts related to Contract Compliance   *Assists project and department to develop a culture of focus and engagement at the project to achieve EH&S excellence   *Assists project and department with all efforts related to project/corporate and regulatory environmental, health and safety policies and procedures   *Work closely with client/customer, vendors and contractors ensuring professional, courteous, prompt service and satisfaction

Education/Equivalent:  *High School diploma or equivalent.
  *Valid MA Grade II or higher Collection System Operator License or ability to acquire within one year   *Valid MA Driver’s license and the ability to meet risk management guidelines.   *Valid MA Driver’s license, CDL Class “B” w/Hydraulics License/Endorsement or ability to acquire within one year

Work Experience Needed:   *Entry to Intermediate Level 1-5 years’ experience working in the water or wastewater industry or related fields   *Experience in a construction or utility related field, or a combination of education and experience required.

Complete Job Description and Apply at https://hris-suez.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/10/home/requisition/27278?c=hris-suez

(2nd) Second Class Engineer MWRA Deer Island Facility, Winthrop, MA Posted 8/10/2021

The MWRA is seeking a Second Class Engineer to supervise watch personnel and coordinate set up, operation, adjustment and maintenance of Thermal Power Plant equipment as necessary to maintain required supply to heat and electrical power. The work includes supervising assigned shift of Thermal/Power Plant personnel in the proper operation of all Thermal/Power Plant equipment: high pressure boilers, steam topping turbine, combustion turbine generators, fuel oil and waste gas supply systems, pumps, blowers, compressors, water treatment cooling and heating systems, electrical distribution and instrumentation systems; implementing the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the Thermal/Power Plant and the electrical distribution system; inspecting engineering plant machinery and operation to determine efficiency and need for maintenance requirements; and supervising the lubrication of equipment and machinery.

The position requires a high school diploma or GED; four (4) to six (6) years of experience in the principles of operation of the Thermal/Power plant equipment, high pressure boilers, topping turbines and related auxiliary equipment, of which two (2) year must be in a supervisory capacity; and a valid Massachusetts Second Class Engineer’s License.

Salary: $1,232.69 – $1,757.61 Weekly 

Please apply at: https://mwra.applicantpro.com/jobs/1663519.html

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

Operator – Water MWRA Chelsea, MA Posted 8/10/2021

The MWRA is seeking an Operator to operate, monitor, and inspect assigned wastewater facilities and water treatment plant operational equipment, processes, and systems on an assigned shift in a designated area. This position performs assigned maintenance functions as part of a team under the direction of the assigned Unit or Area Supervisor.

Some of the work includes; operates equipment manually and through instrument panel and programmable logic control units, system flows and levels in assigned process area. Equipment may include, but will not be limited to the following; pumps, valves, gates, meters, gauges, controllers, motor control centers, level controls devices, mixers, oxygen generation, chemical feed, odor control and hydroelectric equipment; monitors and inspects operating conditions; records observations and data in area shift log; provides oversight for all barge and truck loading/unloading operation; provides oversight for chemical and fuel oil unloading to tank farm; makes initial action to correct malfunctions of equipment and reports malfunctions and variances to the Area Supervisor/Unit Supervisor; operators may be dispatched to critical facilities to make operational changes as directed or to investigate alarms; samples various process fluids and gases (odor control), analyzes, records, and labels according to schedule; prepares chemical solutions; operates equipment through programmable logic control units; operates the Processes Instrumentation and Control System (PICS), TELOG or SCADA and fills-in for the Area/Unit Supervisor as required; calibrates critical process control equipment; follows established safety, operating, and emergency response procedures and policies established by MWRA; communicates with other operators regarding operational and process control conditions; performs work in compliance with Authority established Integrated Contingency Plan; inspects and troubleshoots mechanical, electromechanical, pneumatic or hydraulic equipment using tools and gauges of the trade. Performs preventive maintenance on operations equipment as directed by MAXIMO, such as but not limited to: greasing and lubrication, minor packing adjustments, opening hatches and installing safety rails, changing light bulbs, HVAC filters and performing minor maintenance during shift work as required; inspects and troubleshoots various systems and equipment; installs and retrofits/new equipment related to plant systems.

This position requires a high school diploma or GED; two (2) to three (3) years experience with a working knowledge of water/wastewater treatment and treatment plant equipment; a valid Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade 4 license and a valid Massachusetts Class D motor vehicle Operator’s license.

Link to apply: https://mwra.applicantpro.com/jobs/1709777.html

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or veteran status.

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Area Supervisor, Water  Chelsea, MA Posted 8/10/2021

Job Description The MWRA is seeking an Area Supervisor to supervise the operation and maintenance requirements of assigned wastewater and/or water treatment facilities. Some of the work includes; supervises and instructs applicable operational/maintenance personnel as required; reviews performance for compliance and efficiency to ensure safe environmentally sound, efficient uninterrupted wastewater and water transport and treatment service; supervises, coordinates and participates in the operational and maintenance requirements of facilities including, chemical feed systems, grit collection systems, sludge collection, gas monitoring, operation of VFD units, emergency generators, system calibration and other related equipment as needed; supervises, controls and participates in the operation of plant treatment processing units, including settling tanks, sludge and scum conditioning and transfer equipment, digestion and gas control equipment, chlorine equipment, electric generating and control equipment and other treatment plant equipment as needed; supervises, coordinates and participates in the operation of all operational and support systems, including influent and effluent gates, the grit and screening systems, the air scrubbers, the boilers and ventilation systems. Operates and exercises emergency generators as needed. Communicates with other Area Supervisors, Unit Supervisors, Operations Manager and Senior Managers regarding operational, maintenance and process control conditions; controls pumping equipment, disinfection systems, storage facilities, screen units and ventilation systems; supervises and coordinates the cleaning, repairing and assisting in the maintaining of pumps, engines, electric generators, air compressors, vacuum pumps, water and oil circulating pumps, tests injectors for proper operating pressures, renews and repairs air starting values, directs oil changes and changing of oil filters; supervises applicable preventive maintenance and coordinate corrective maintenance with operations and maintenance personnel; maintains and reviews operational records and data. Prepares and submits daily and weekly operational reports with observations and recommendations as required. Requests materials, equipment and supplies necessary for operation. Reports needs for major equipment repair to avoid serious breakdown; makes regular inspections to monitor and document facility conditions.

This position requires basic reading, writing, mathematical, scientific and oral communication skills as normally attained through a high school diploma or GED; and knowledge of principles, procedures, methods, equipment and materials used in the operation, repair and maintenance of a large municipal wastewater or water treatment facility as acquired by 7 to 9 years direct experience of which 3 must be in a supervisory capacity; a valid Massachusetts Water Treatment or Water Distribution Grade 3 license in full. 

Salary: $1,124.25 – $1,604.02 upgrade to Grade 19 upon completion of PIP $1,176.07 – $1,683.67 Weekly

Apply at: https://mwra.applicantpro.com/jobs/

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or veteran status.

Operator (Wastewater Transport) MWRA  Chelsea, MA Posted 8/10/2021

The MWRA is looking for an Operator (Wastewater Transport) who operates, monitors, and inspects assigned wastewater facilities and treatment plant operational equipment, processes, and systems on an assigned shift in a designated area; performs assigned maintenance functions as part of a team under the direction of the assigned Unit or Area Supervisor.

The work includes operating equipment manually and through instrument panel and programmable logic control units, system flows and levels in assigned process area. Equipment may include, but will not be limited to the following; pumps, valves, gates, meters, gauges, controllers, motor control centers, level controls devices, mixers, oxygen generation, chemical feed, odor control and hydroelectric equipment. Monitoring and inspecting operating conditions; recording observations and data in area shift log. Providing oversight for all barge and truck loading/unloading operation; providing oversight for chemical and fuel oil unloading to tank farm. Taking initial action to correct malfunctions of equipment and reports malfunctions and variances to the Area Supervisor/Unit Supervisor.

The position requires a high school diploma or GED; and two 2 to 3 years of experience with a working knowledge of wastewater treatment and treatment plant equipment; and satisfactory completion of competency-based training program in accordance with the productivity improvement plan training program established at MWRA; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation Grade II license and a Collections Systems II certification, and a valid Class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s license are required.

Salary: $977.75 to $1,381.41 upgraded after completion of PIP training to $1,023.99 to $1,459.41

Apply at: https://mwra.applicantpro.com/jobs/1821131.html

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

Area Supervisor – Wastewater Transport  MWRA Chelsea, MA Posted 8/10/2021

The MWRA is seeking an Area Supervisor to supervise the operation and maintenance requirements of assigned wastewater and/or water treatment facilities. The work includes supervising and instructing operational/maintenance personnel in the operational and maintenance requirements of facilities; in the operation of plant treatment processing units; in the operation of all operational and support systems; coordinates the cleaning, repairing and assisting in the maintaining of pumps, engines, electric generators, air compressors; directs oil changes and changing of oil filters and maintains, reviews and reports operational records and data.

The position requires a high school education or the equivalent; knowledge of principles, procedures, methods, equipment and materials used in the operation, repair and maintenance of a large municipal wastewater or water treatment facility as acquired by seven (7) to nine (9) years direct experience of which three (3) must be in a supervisory capacity; completion of MWRA training; a valid Class D Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator License and valid Grade 4 Wastewater Operator’s license and a Grade 2 Collection Systems Operator Certificate and the ability to obtain a Collections System 4 Certification within twelve months.

Salary: $1,124.25 – $1,604.02 upgrade to Grade 19 upon completion of PIP $1,176.07 – $1,683.67 Weekly

Applications are available online at: https://mwra.applicantpro.com/jobs/1663179.html

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or veteran status.

Lead Wastewater Treatment Facility Maintenance  Rochester, NH Posted 8/4/2021

The City of Rochester, NH (pop. 29,823) Department of Public Works is seeking to fill the full-time (40 hrs/wk) position of Lead Wastewater Treatment Facility Maintenance to perform administrative and hands-on supervisory work in directing the operations and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Facility and Pumping Stations. On call on a rotating basis is required.

The ideal candidate will have:  NH Grade 3 Wastewater Treatment Operator’s License New England Grade 3 Collection Systems License Grade 1 Wastewater Laboratory License At least five (5) years of full-time experience in positions of increasing responsibility in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities and pumping stations. A valid motor vehicle operator’s license is required

Pay range $24.60 to $33.73/hour DOQ/E with competitive benefits.

Maintenance Mechanic Wastewater Treatment Facility
Rochester, NH Posted 8/4/2021

The City of Rochester, NH (pop 29,823) Department of Public Works is seeking to fill the full-time (40 hrs/wk) position of Maintenance Mechanic to perform semi-skilled to skilled preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance procedures to ensure the proper operation of the City’s Wastewater Treatment Facility and Pump Stations. On call on a rotating basis is required. 

The ideal candidate will have:  NN Grade 1 Wastewater Treatment Operator’s License New England Grade 2 Collection Systems License Possession of a CDL-B driver’s license with tank endorsement.

Pay range $19.99 to $27.11/hour DOQ/E with competitive benefits.

Willing to consider the right candidate(s) who possess strong mechanical experience, a great work ethic, willingness to learn and a positive glass half full attitude!

Pre-employment testing will include educational and criminal background, motor vehicle, medical and drug screen.

For more information on the City’s application process, to view the entire job description or to obtain an application, please visit the HR page of the City’s website at www.rochesternh.net.

A rating of your application will be based on your education, training and experience as it relates to the requirements of these positions. It is essential, therefore, that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Positions open until filled and all applications for these positions will be held in confidence. Submit completed City application, cover letter and resume to: Human Resource, City of Rochester, NH, 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867.

Head Operator City of Lowell Posted 8/4/2021

The City of Lowell is seeking qualified, experienced, and energetic candidates for the position of Waste Water Operator I in the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  The Operator I will report to the Head Treatment Plant Operator and Operations Superintendent and Under direct supervision; operates, maintains and repairs sewage treatment machinery and equipment. Makes routine laboratory tests and sewage at various stages of treatment in accordance with standardized procedures and adds treatment materials as required.  Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience working in related field. Knowledge of the principles and practices of wastewater treatment, knowledge of the methods and techniques used in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plant equipment. A valid driver’s license required with safe driving history. The salary range is $696.86 (min) to $848.64 (max) w/o licenses; $876.42 (min) to $1,069.04 (max) with appropriate licenses 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.

TREATMENT PLANT ATTENDANT – Westfield Posted 8/4/2021

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is skilled work in operating sewage treatment machinery and related equipment. Work involves responsibility for operating, maintaining, monitoring and repairing the various units of a municipal wastewater treatment plant and related components such as pumping stations. Work is performed in accordance with standard operation and maintenance procedures with review through inspections and analysis of reports.
SUPERVISION: Receives supervision from Wastewater Division Deputy Superintendent and Head Treatment Plant Operator/Foreman. May receive supervision from Plant Operators in Head Operator’s absence. May exercise limited supervision of lower titles and seasonal laborers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES: 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. Inspects, cleans, lubricates and repairs pumps and related sewage treatment machinery, tanks and equipment including such items as filters, chlorinators and dechlorinators. Operates and monitors sewage treatment machinery and equipment, motors, valves, meters, gauges and such, plumbing and heating and stand by generation equipment as are required for successful operation of wastewater treatment plant. Takes and records reading of meters, gauges, and recorders; observes operations and physical condition of sewage as processed; makes required adjustments; logs hours of equipment operation. Takes for laboratory analysis samples of sewage at various treatment stages. Supervises lower titles is less skilled aspects of this work. Responsible for the clean and orderly condition of assigned stations and grounds. Maintains and repairs pumping stations; operates during flood emergencies. May engage in routine labor duties related to treatment plant operations including operating and maintaining lawn mowers and other grounds keeping equipment. May operate motor vehicles requiring no more than a Class D driver’s license. Performs other such related duties as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Experience in operation and maintenance of sludge de-watering equipment including, belt filter press, rotary pumps and polymer injection system. Experience with operating and maintaining chemical treatment systems found in wastewater treatment including; chlorine, sodium bisulfite, sodium hypochlorite, sulfuric acid and potassium permanganate. Must be able to obtain Grade 2 Massachusetts Wastewater Operator Certification within 1 year of hire. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access), computer programming. Massachusetts Class D driver’s license.

For complete job description and application visit –https://www.cityofwestfield.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=103&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Treatment-Plant-Attendant-206

PRETREATMENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR – Westfield Posted 7/20/2021

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administer the City’s Wastewater Industrial Pretreatment Program (IPP) and oversee all lab operations with oversight of NPDES compliance reports. Considerable amount of information gathering and timely report writing is essential. 

 SUPERVISION:This position receives supervision from Wastewater Division Deputy Superintendent. This job has no immediate supervisory responsibilities; workers may be assigned from time to time.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES: 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. Prepares and reviews annual independent laboratory services bid and reviews billing for said services. Director of laboratory, routinely completes lab inventory and edits/revises lab SOP. Responds to accidental spills, illicit discharges and sewer overflows related to local industry and businesses. Investigates same and writes follow-up reports. NPDES compliance reports; infiltration/inflow control plan, spill prevention and storm water pollution prevention plan , CSO reporting, supervision of federally required IPP including sampling, inspecting, analysis and evaluation of data, generating reports and keeping records. Executes, and submits reports on the following required programs: Chemical Inventory/Labeling, Hazardous Waste Advice, Chemical / Environmental Training, Tank Integrity Testing, Confined Space Entry Program, Energy Control Program, Tier II, and Contingency Plan. EPA Consent decree coordinate and submit timely reporting in regards to deadlines as established in consent decrees as mandated by the US EPA. Institute Best Management Practices (BMPs) for waters requiring load reductions based on  Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDLs) Is responsible for the preparation of the City’s numerous annual reports to local, state and federal agencies as outlined in NPDES permit. Responsible for City lab certification through DEP’s annual DMR QA/QC testing. Such other related duties as required.

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university in a chemistry, life science, environmental, engineering or related science field; or Associates degree in a life science, environmental, engineering or related science field, plus five years of experience in the essential duties as detailed. Massachusetts driver’s license. Massachusetts Wastewater Operator Grade 6-C is required or must be obtained within one year.  Five years in an independent testing or WPCP lab and relevant IPP experience.

For complete job description and application visit – Jobs • Westfield, MA • CivicEngage (cityofwestfield.org)

Industrial Pretreatment Program Inspector Springfield Posted 7/16/2021

The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission (SWSC) is seeking a highly motivated and innovative candidate to work as an Industrial Pretreatment Program Inspector at our Joseph J. Superneau Operations Center in Springfield, MA. This role conducts field visits to industrial plants, commercial establishments and municipal locations to check compliance with federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations and the requirements of the Cost Recovery Billing System and the Industrial Pretreatment Program (IPP).    

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Conducts commercial and industrial plant evaluations concerning the type of industrial wastes discharged into the sanitary or storm sewer systems, including confined space entry.  Collects samples of water and wastes at various plants, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, or water bodies and transports them to the laboratory for preservation and analysis, follows through with chain of custody forms. Investigates reported discharge of pollutants into the sanitary sewer, storm sewer, or water body in order to locate the source(s). Conducts field visits to industrial and commercial facilities and water bodies to conduct inspections, read meters, collect samples or monitor plant discharges. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Knowledge of various manufacturing processes and proper procedures for disposing of industrial wastes. Knowledge and experience with proper wastewater sampling techniques and flow measurement. Working knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions during site inspections. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position, Spanish is desirable. Must possess and maintain a current Driver’s License. Must possess and maintain a Grade II Wastewater Operators License (in training) issued by the State of Massachusetts. Graduation from high school plus minimum two years of college in Engineering or a related Environmental Science.  One year of wastewater or industrial treatment experience, which may include laboratory experience.

Qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to: Stephanie.douglass@waterandsewer.org.  EOE/AA

Wastewater Maintenance Operator  Concord, MA Posted July 17, 2021

What will you be doing at Woodard & Curran? Be part of a team that runs the first CoMag system in the entire world! The Concord, MA Wastewater Treatment Facility is the first wastewater plant on the planet to utilize CoMag treatment technology, which uses magnets to help treat the wastewater resulting in a highly polished final effluent. Each day presents different challenges and learning opportunities as we work towards 100% compliance which is achieved by daily process monitoring and a comprehensive maintenance system. 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. 

The Concord, MA staff is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and the building and grounds. The Maintenance Operator will be responsible not only for process monitoring and adjustments but will perform basic to advanced mechanical and electrical repairs on pumps, compressors, screenings equipment, UV disinfection systems, valves, HVAC equipment, and various types of electrical equipment including VFDs, UPSs, power systems, and much more. Our operators participate in an “on call” rotation for plant coverage outside normal workday hours and shifts may include weekends. In addition, operators will be required to respond to emergency situations and work in inclement weather as needed.  The daily schedule is Monday – Friday, 7.00AM – 3.30PM.

What will you need to succeed? 1-3 years’ experience in a wastewater treatment facility, operation, and maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education.  5-10 years of Experience in the operation and maintenance pumps, motors, electrical and automation equipment, plumbing fixtures, boilers, and compressors. Electrical experience (wiring, wire diagrams, line diagrams, circuit boards, UPSs, VFDs, PLCs) and power system experience. High School or trade school diploma is required, Associate Degree or higher preferred. A valid Massachusetts Class D motor vehicle operator’s license. Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions involved in wastewater treatment work. OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety certification a plus.  Knowledge of computer applications, and ability to use & learn various software programs [Hach WIMS, SEMS CMMS, and Utility Cloud]. Ability to read, interpret, and apply instructions, drawings, and specifications for work assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, other personnel, and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Must be able to lift or move up to 40 lbs on a regular basis.


 Please apply on our career page at https://osv-wc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/WoodardCurran

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 Workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Waste Treatment & Control Operator Haverhill Posted 7/14/2021

Our company, IMI, Inc., is a long established leading edge printed circuit fabricator located in Haverhill, MA. supplying the MIL/Aerospace and RF/Microwave markets, seeks a detail oriented, tenacious person to join our operations team.  

Responsibilities/Duties: Responsible for the safe and efficient operational activities for a long established manufacturer of printed circuit boards including managing plating and waste water/waste treatment systems and related Lab Analysis. Specific responsibilities and duties include:

Operate plating treatment chemical control and wastewater treatment subsystems and perform chemical analysis and corrective measures. Maintain high personal and equipment safety. Maximize plant efficiency without degrading personal and equipment safety practices, environmental requirements or long term operation of the plant. Work with OSHA classified hazardous materials. Operate and maintain Grade 4-I waste treatment plating lines and subsystems. Operate and maintain chemical analysis, chemical lab and wastewater treatment instrumentation. Collect samples of water, wastewater, and chemicals to analyze. Track and chart SPC data to monitor plating and waste treatment performance and Isolate, or return to service, the necessary non-conforming equipment. Keep work area clean and maintain supplies and stock for testing and operating. Report abnormal conditions and recommend any corrective action. Work with contractors and vendors. Maintains technical records, reports, charts, computer files, and plots data. Able to work self-directed and at times without supervision.

Qualifications: Must hold and maintain an active Grade 4-I (or greater) Industrial or Combined Massachusetts Waste Water Treatment License. Must have full appreciation of the importance of proper chemical control/wastewater treatment in the various operations of steam generating stations. Must have knowledge of laboratory and chemical equipment and safety practices. Must be able to follow detailed instructions and write legibly. Ability to work extended hours when necessary. Respond quickly to abnormal plant conditions or requirements. Be U.S. citizen and pass background check.

Competitive compensation (40 hr. week) plus a benefits package including medical, dental and disability insurance as well as a 401k Please Respond Via Email To Peter Bigelow at: pbigelow@imipcb.com  978-373-9190

Anodyne Waste Water Treatment Operator (Industrial) Randolph Posted 6/25/2021 

 First shift 7:00am-3:30pm Monday thru Friday with frequent Overtime.  Must have a Grade 3 (minimum) wastewater license.

Primary Responsibilities ·         Control equipment and monitor processes that remove or destroy harmful materials, chemicals, and microorganisms from wastewater. ·         Run tests to make sure that the processes are working correctly. ·         Keep records of water quality and other indicators. ·         Operate and maintain the pumps and motors that move water and wastewater through filtration systems. ·         Monitor the indicators at their plants and make adjustments as necessary. ·         Read meters and gauges to make sure that plant equipment is working properly. ·         Take samples and run tests to determine the quality of the water being produced. ·         Adjust the amount of chemicals, such as chlorine and fluorine, being added to the water. ·         Use computerized systems to monitor plant processes.  ·         Plan emergency reaction protocols. ·         Fix chemical leaks and oxygen deficiencies. ·         Keep records that document compliance.

Contact: Brittany 617-471-7200 x236  Email: bpark@anodyne-services.com No deadline

Woodard and Curran, Inc.   Water Operator Ashland Posted 6/21/2021

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:  ​Ashland water treatment plant is seeking a full-time, year-round individual to join our staff.  Our Operators are responsible for the full-time operation and the general maintenance of the facility’s treatment process & equipment, as well as returning the treated water back to the environment. The position involves a variety of both physical and technical tasks such as testing and processing samples in our lab, inputting data into our plant databases, housekeeping, servicing the plants equipment, gathering plant data, snow removal, grounds keeping.  Each day can present a different challenge and learning opportunity.  We take pride in caring for our facility, both inside and out!  Woodard & Curran is dedicated to our employee’s growth and development and wants to help you on your career path. 

     * Monitor water treatment plant processes and equipment both manually and via SCADA automation, making adjustments as necessary to control their operation.      * Monitor remote pump stations with inspections and daily sampling as required.      * Perform water quality sampling, testing, and analysis to determine compliance with federal, state, and EPA standards.      * Operate, maintain, control, and perform routine repair of plant equipment, including preventive maintenance duties. Establish, maintain and control flow through the water treatment process and into and within the distribution system.      * Utilize software programs for maintenance work orders and maintains all necessary records.      * Perform general maintenance duties of plant and other assigned duties.

This role is eligible for a $2,500.00 sign on bonus.

Schedule: Full-Time Days and extended shifts to meet the seasonal demands of the water system.  Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of the position. Availability for standby duty and the ability to be “on-call,” working evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.  Response to emergency events and alarm call-outs required as scheduled and required.

What will you need to succeed?      * High School Degree or Equivalent.      * Massachusetts Grade 2T preferred, 2T OIT accepted with ability to achieve Full status.      * Ability to make sound decisions in process control and follow instructions, as well as following safety procedures.      * Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check, pre-placement physical and drug screen before employment.     * Valid MA driver’s license with a good driving record.

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!      * On-call stipend provided.      * Career advancement and license renewal costs reimbursed to employees.

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Woodard & Curran is a Drug-Free Work Place. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number – R01454

Job Application Link: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=fff5b24bda89b843c8bf0b134278acd6

Woodard and Curran, Inc. Water Operator Lawrence Posted 6/21/2021

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: As an Operator, you will participate in the daily operations and maintenance of the 16 MGD Surface Water Treatment Facility and remote pump stations as directed by the Project Manager. This facility is highly automated and utilizes pulsating, upflow clarifiers with conventional coagulation in conjunction with chlorine dioxide and UV disinfection.  Your primary focus will be in operation and maintenance of facilities equipment, grounds keeping, and process control monitoring and troubleshooting.  You will manage process data, perform routine lab analysis, operate SCADA controls and perform computer data entry and other operation and maintenance tasks as directed.

This role is eligible for a $2,500.00 sign on bonus. ​

What will you be doing at Woodard & Curran?      * Monitor water treatment plant processes and equipment both manually and via SCADA automation, making adjustments as necessary to control their operation.      * Monitor remote pump stations with inspections and daily sampling as required.      * Perform water quality sampling, testing, and analysis to determine compliance with federal, state, and EPA standards.     * Operate, maintain, control, and perform routine repair of plant equipment, including preventive maintenance duties. Establish, maintain and control flow through the water treatment process and into and within the distribution system.      * Utilize software programs for maintenance work orders and maintains all necessary records.      * Perform general maintenance duties of plant and other assigned duties.

Schedule: Full-Time Days, Monday through Thursday.  Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of the position. Availability for standby duty and the ability to be “on-call,” working evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.  Response to emergency events and alarm call-outs required as scheduled and required.

What will you need to succeed?      * High School Degree or Equivalent.      * Massachusetts Grade 3T preferred, 3T OIT accepted with ability to achieve Full status.      * Ability to make sound decisions in process control and follow instructions, as well as following safety procedures.      * Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check, pre-placement physical and drug screen before employment.      * Valid MA driver’s license with a good driving record.

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!      * On-call stipend provided.      * Career advancement and license renewal costs reimbursed to employees.  Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Woodard & Curran is a Drug-Free Work Place. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number – R01453 Job Application Link: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=03077258f40c2e0271673205c553aa6e

Laboratory Technician II Greater Lawrence Sanitary District (GLSD) Posted June 7 2021

The Greater Lawrence Sanitary District (GLSD) is a 52-MGD municipal wastewater treatment facility in North Andover, Massachusetts.  The District provides employees with a competitive benefits package including sick, personal and vacation time and life, dental and health insurance.  Additionally, the District offers a defined benefits retirement plan.  GLSD is seeking to fill the following position:

Laboratory Technician II – This is a 1st shift position, M-F 7AM – 3PM with some weekend overtime.  Salary range $20.09-$30.11/hr.  Knowledge of chemical, physical, and microbial analysis of wastewater samples and treatment is required.  Proficiency in standard laboratory techniques, equipment and terminology in the field of wastewater analysis (EPA/Standard Methods) is needed.   Applicants should have a minimum of an Associate Degree or equivalent in biology, chemistry or environmental science.  A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.  Starting salary commensurate with experience.

All applicants must be able to pass a background check and a physical which will include drug testing.  Please submit job application and resume to Ann Rader, GLSD, 240 Charles St. North Andover, MA 01845 or arader@glsd.org  Application deadline is June 18, 2021 or until position is successfully filled.  EOE

Wastewater Operator – R01474 Hull Posted 5/27/2021

Exciting things are happening at our Hull, Massachusetts 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! 

The Hull, Massachusetts staff is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and collections system, including remote pump stations. Candidates utilize basic mechanical and pumping equipment repair skills and have experience with electrical systems to provide maintenance and repair around the facility.   Our operators participate in an “on call” rotation for plant coverage outside normal workday hours and shifts may include weekends. In addition, operators will be required to respond to emergency situations and work in inclement weather as needed.  The daily schedule is Monday – Friday, 7.00AM – 3.00PM.

What will you need to succeed? * Massachusetts Grade 3 or higher Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator License, preferred, or the ability to obtain through the operator’s exam or reciprocity. * 1-3 years’ experience in a wastewater treatment facility, operation, and maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education.  * Experience in the operation and maintenance pumps, compressors, and plumbing fixtures.  * High School or trade school diploma is required, Associate Degree or higher preferred. * A valid Massachusetts Class D motor vehicle operator’s license.      * Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions involved in wastewater treatment work. * OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety certification a plus. * Knowledge of computer applications, and ability to use & learn various software programs [Hach WIMS, SEMS CMMS, and Utility Cloud] * Ability to read, interpret, and apply instructions, drawings, and specifications for work assigned. * Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, other personnel, and the general public. * Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing * Must be able to lift or move up to 40 lbs on a regular basis.

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.

To apply for this position, please use the following URL: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=b368e0b83d27d82e5e44589821f95af1

CERTIFIED OPERATOR TOWN OF DEERFIELD Posted 5/27/2021

The Town of Deerfield seeks qualified applicants for the position of Certified Operator at its wastewater treatment facilities. Duties include all aspects of plant operation and maintenance under the direction of the Chief Operator. Strong lab skills and mechanical skills are a big plus, as the candidate will be performing all basic lab analysis and maintenance tasks. Computer skills are required. Apple Mac experience is another plus. Grade 2M wastewater license or higher required. Successful candidate must be conscientious, detail-oriented, able to work alone, and possess good organizational skills. Benefitted position, 40 hours/week with scheduled overtime. Pay range of $16.96-18.85 per hour to start depending on skills.  Candidates with exceptional skill sets and/or experiences can potentially earn more at start after a thorough review and Town special approval. Candidates must have reliable transportation, keep a working smartphone available for on-call purposes, and be willing to work every third weekend and holiday rotation schedules (overtime paid for these events). Candidates must be willing to continually seek to attain higher grade levels of certification up to and including grade 4M.  Study and classes are paid for by the Town. Candidates must be willing and able to respond to emergency on-call events while working during their month of being on call, and limit their travel during this time to being no more than a 30 minute drive away after receiving an alarm. 

Job description and application available at www.deerfieldma.us

Submit applications to:
Kayce Warren, Interim Town Administrator Municipal Offices, 8 Conway Street South Deerfield, MA 01373 or email to administrator@town.deerfield.ma.us.

Operator – Westfield GARDENS Westfield Ma. Posted 5/27/2021

Grade 3 M or better but would consider grad 2 M with condition to get grade 3 M

Waste water treatment operator  /maintenance

Would operate our small 5000 gal a day treatment plant alongside with our lead operator . Be willing to work weekends and work alone also work throughout facility area and grounds. Ability to work independently or part of a group.

Apply at Westfield  gardens 37 feeding Hills Rd. or  by email ( SFarity@westfield-phg.com ) contact name Shawn Flaherty phone (413 568 2341  or (413 885 0851)

Deadline date- until filled

Plant Operations Manager, Millbury, MA Posted May 21 2021

Upper Blackstone Clean Water is currently accepting resumes for a Plant Operations Manager.  As one of New England’s largest clean water treatment plants, the facility provides biological nutrient removal treatment for flows originating in the greater Worcester area while also providing biosolids management using incineration for numerous Massachusetts communities. 

The Plant Operations Manager directs and supervises a department of twenty licensed operators who sustain the 24/7 staffed operation of the clean water treatment plant. This manager participates as part of a team who prioritize and plan facility projects and needs ranging from hiring and training to routine maintenance and long-term capital upgrades and improvements.  The work involves significant technical knowledge as well as considerable independent judgement in planning work and making decisions. Responsibilities include adherence to regulatory requirements including NPDES permitting, federal and state air permit compliance, and storm water reporting. Other responsibilities include annual purchase agreements for chemicals and energy, including coordination of solar energy sites. The plant operations manager coordinates the control and management of hauled wastes including sludge and septage. Responds to and participates in emergency calls.

Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with major work in chemistry, life sciences, environmental engineering, or a related field.  A minimum of ten years’ experience in wastewater treatment, three years in a supervisory capacity is expected. Candidates must have the ability to obtain a MA Grade 7C Wastewater Operator’s License.  Competitive benefits include MA state retirement system. Salary based on education and experience.

Send letter of interest and resume to: Liz Mailhot, Upper Blackstone Clean Water, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527, hr@ubcleanwater.org.

TOWN OF WAREHAM WATER POLLUTION CONTROL FACILITY Posted 5/20/2021

LEAD MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

The Town of Wareham’s Water Pollution Control Facility is accepting applications for the Lead Maintenance Technician. This is a full time position with on-call and overtime including Saturdays and Sundays. Salary and a very generous benefits package are in accordance with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Education: High School Graduate or equivalent with minimum of five years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Requirements: Must possess Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License, Grade V or higher, or the ability to obtain one and a Massachusetts Class B motor vehicle operator’s license. Ability to exercise independent judgment in the operation and maintenance of the Water Pollution Control Facility, pumping stations and collection systems is a must. Subject to CORI/SORI, pre-employment physical and drug test.

Duties: Responsible for: scheduling preventive and corrective maintenance; administering the facility maintenance management program; participating in department activities in compliance with the Town’s NPDES permit, including sampling testing and interpretation; responsible for sludge, residuals and effluent disposal.

Please submit letter of interest and resume to:  Dorene M. Allen-England, Esq. ,Memorial Town Hall,,54 Marion Road, Wareham, MA 02571. Dallen-england@wareham.ma.us

EEO/AAPosition open until filled

Wastewater Operator  Northshore/Southshore/Chatham Posted 5/10/2021

Weston & Sampson Services is currently looking for an experienced Wastewater Operators for Chatham, North Shore and South Shore.  You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of treatment plants and associated pump stations within the service area.

What you’ll do:  Monitoring and observing operating conditions and adjusting process controls as necessary  Troubleshooting of plant equipment and performing minor maintenance as necessary  Performing routine lab tests and calibrating meters  Maintaining compliance with all regulatory and safety requirements  Housekeeping and maintaining plant grounds  Maintaining accurate records of operations and maintenance activities  Compiling monthly data for compliance reporting

What you will bring: Wastewater treatment license required   A high school diploma or equivalent is required  Must be able to climb ladders and lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs.  Must have valid driver’s license  Must have good written and verbal communication skills  Familiarity with computers in a Windows based environment

Salary:  Dependent on years of experience and licensing. 

Incentives:  Pay increases may be offered with newly acquired licenses (Wastewater, Water, or other job-related license) as approved by the supervisor during the interview process.

Sign-On Bonus:   Sign-on bonuses are available.

Requirements:  Full-time position may require various shifts and/or flexible hours.  You will be expected to participate in the on-call rotation, occasional overtime, holidays, weekends and nights.

If interested, please submit your resume through our career portal: 

https://www.westonandsampson.com/join-our-team/

TOWN OF SPENCER SEWER DEPARTMENT Assistant Chief Operator Posted 5/10/2021

Assistant Chief Operator Sewer Department:  Assist in the operation and maintenance of a Municipal Sewer System including Laboratory analyses, equipment maintenance, scheduled weekend rotation, collections system maintenance, respond to emergency calls, record keeping, and filing.  The position requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), and/or three to five years of related experience working in wastewater treatment plants with three years of experience performing equipment and plant maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Grade 4 Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License is required with the ability to obtain a Grade 5C within a time period set by Sewer Commissioners and Superintendent.

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.

Marion, MA WPCF Assistant Chief Operator Posted 5/7/2021

The Town of Marion, MA is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Chief Operator (ACO) at our municipal SBR treatment facility.   A MA Grade 5C WWTPO license is required.  This is a full-time, benefit eligible, union position.  Must be available for after-hour emergency calls and weekend duty shifts on a rotating basis.

The ideal candidate must work as a member of a team to operate and maintain the wastewater collection, treatment and discharge system in accordance with the plant NPDES permit and CMOM requirements.  Some experience (wastewater treatment, SCADA, basic mechanical and piping skills) is required with ACO experience preferred.  A valid MA Class D driver’s license along with a good driving record is required.  Record keeping, troubleshooting and communication skills are essential. 

Please send resume to:  Town of Marion – Sewer Division, 50 Benson Brook Road, Marion, MA 02738 or email to fcooper@marionma.gov.  No phone calls please.

MCI-Norfolk Wastewater Treatment Facility Posted 5/7/2021

Job Title: Operator II  MA Grade III License

Duties: 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.

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:

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. 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. The DOC urges bilingual applicants to apply.

Must apply through Mass Careers: http://www.mass.gov/masscareers

Contact: Marcel Tremblay 617-593-0449 marcel.tremblay@doc.state.ma.us

Apply by May 31, 2021

Granby Heights Condo Association, Granby MA Posted 5/7/2021

Assistant Chief Operator, Grade 4M

Package plant in Granby MA seeks a 4M wastewater treatment operator for a small on-site treatment plant 3-4 days per month. Excellent part time opportunity for a local operator. Please send resume to info@granbyheights.org

Operator Trainee Provincetown, MA Posted 5/1/2021

Woodard & Curran draws on the experience of hundreds of certified operators across the country, backed by the knowledge and skills of hundreds more engineers, scientists, and regulatory experts, to quickly tackle the most challenging operational issues and keep treatment plants running efficiently and in full compliance.  Woodard & Curran also aids employees in earning, upgrading, and keeping their certifications within the industry.

Responsibilities: Our Operators are responsible for the full-time operation and general maintenance of facility equipment and process control at water & wastewater facilities and collection and distribution systems.  Additional responsibilities include grounds keeping, plant housekeeping, and lab testing.  Must be able to work days, nights, weekends and holidays, as required for emergency call outs or scheduled shift coverage.

Qualifications: The ability to obtain a “Full” Massachusetts municipal wastewater treatment operator’s license within 1 year.  Will accept an O.I.T license. Ability to obtain 1B hoisting license to operate facility boom equipped vehicles. Entry level with minimal professional experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility and collection system. Basic maintenance skills on mechanical equipment to include pumps and valves. Effective verbal and written communication skills. High School graduate or equivalent, with technical/vocational school background. Applicant must possess a valid Drivers License and a good driving record and must be able to lift or move up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.

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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. Please apply on our website at  https://osv-wc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/WoodardCurran

JOB POSTING – SEWER SUPERINTENDENT Webster Posted 4/23/2021

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 May 7th:

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

JOB POSTING – WATER SUPERINTENDENT Webster Posted 4/23/2021

The Town of Webster is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Water Superintendent to supervise, lead and coordinate the daily operations of the Department, 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 six-person staff to conduct all aspects of the operation of a Grade III Distribution / Grade II Treatment system. Applicant shall have a minimum of seven (7) years of progressive responsibility in a similar sized classified water

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 III Distribution and Grade II Treatment Operators licenses, 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 May 7th:

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

Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator Northampton Posted 4/16/2021

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 Posting open until filled.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Lee, MA Posted 4/13/2021

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator performs manual work assisting in the operations and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and its associated equipment, as well as all other work as required.

SUPERVISION Works under the supervision of the Superintendent of Public Works & the Chief Operator or their designees. Performs varied duties of a routine nature following clearly prescribed procedures.

MAJOR DUTIES (essential job functions) 1. Assists the Chief Operator in the efficient operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant, sewer collection and pumping system, and sludge disposal processing system.  2. Evaluates and makes necessary repairs to the plant and pump station equipment  3. Undertakes preventative maintenance schedules and recommends repair and replacement suggestions.  4. Determines remedial action when appropriate of all plant equipment  5. Ensures proper functioning of all electrical power generating equipment.  6. Operates flusher in cleaning of sewer lines as needed  7. Maintains repair and general maintenance logs and records 8. Maintains inventory of laboratory chemicals and orders necessary supplies  9. Assists in preparation of monthly reports to be sent to state and federal agencies. 10.Assists with the removal of snow when necessary, to clear plant and pump station  access ways. 11.Assists in the collection and laboratory testing of wastewater to ensure the maintenance of a proper biological balance of treatment systems. 12.Cross trains to operate Water Treatment Plant when needed.

WORK ENVIRONMENT Work is often performed under varying field conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places, and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risks of electrical shock and vibration. Work performed on sewer main systems will require exposure to biological hazards

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS  Work requires moderate physical effort. 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.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, hear and smell. Must be able to access all areas of multi[1]level facility and confined spaces when necessary. The employee at times must be able to lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.

RECOMMENDED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS  -High school graduate or equivalent; work related experience demonstrating ability to perform above functions; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. -Two years’ experience in municipal wastewater and sewer collections operations or any equivalent combination preferred.  -Thorough knowledge of the principals and operating procedures of wastewater treatment and sanitary systems. -Basic knowledge in plumbing, electrical and ability to read blueprints. -Ability to follow instructions and carry out assigned tasks. -Must be able to communicate well with others and possess organizational skills and ability to work  unsupervised. -Must have a valid driver’s license. -Must obtain Massachusetts Certification as Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator within 6 months.

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are roughly Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Occasional morning, evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Position may require overtime during emergency events. This position is on-call every other week, and works every other weekend 4 hours in the morning Saturday and Sunday.

TRAVEL Travel is primarily locally during the business day to and from the WWTP and other town buildings as needed.

Applicant screening will begin immediately, please send resume and cover letter to ACAO Lyndsay Broom at lbroom@town.lee.ma.us with subject line “WWTP Operator” or Attention Lyndsay Broom 32 Main Street Lee, MA 01238

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,