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The staff at the Charles River wastewater facility …. this could be you! See a list of the open positions below.

Wastewater Treatment Technician – Andover, MA (Vicor Corp.) – POSTED OCTOBER 4, 2022

Vicor is expanding to vertically integrate core printed circuit board operations. The expanded area includes a state of the art wastewater recycle/DI water regeneration system. We are seeking candidates to be responsible for the daily operation and preventative maintenance of the Waste Treatment area. This role will require the candidate to learn to operate and maintain a wide variety of industrial wastewater treatment equipment at Vicor’s facility located in Andover, MA. We have openings on 1st and 2nd shift
Responsibilities

  • Primary Waste Treatment Equipment:
  • Plate and frame filter press
  • Vacuum evaporators
  • Granular activated carbon columns
  • Ion exchange columns
  • Reverse osmosis membrane skids
  • Ozone generator
  • pH adjustment system with acids and bases
  • Wet scrubber

Associated Waste Treatment Equipment:

  • Air diaphragm pumps
  • Centrifugal pumps
  • Chemical metering pumps
  • Pneumatically actuated valves
  • Manual valves
  • Heat exchangers
  • UV lamps

Specifically responsible for (in each focus area):

  • Daily operation and preventative maintenance of equipment handling waste streams that isolate; heavy metals, organic films, salts, and regenerated DI water
  • Hands-on material handling; moving chemical totes/drums (strong acids and bases) and waste streams with a forklift and pallet-jack
  • Safely performing job duties using the appropriate PPE and techniques
  • Operating PLC control panels with HMI touchscreen in accordance with SOP and PMP
  • Maintaining log sheets of set points/parameters for data analysis and record-keeping
  • Gaining an overall understanding of process flow and equipment to perform minor troubleshooting

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant technical degree or hands-on work experience with industrial fluid flow systems
  • Wastewater Treatment Operator and/or industrial maintenance experience preferred
  • Experience working with a variety of pumps and valves
  • Experience with basic hand and power tools
  • Experience following standard operating procedures and providing useful feedback to make improvements
  • Must be comfortable handling drums and totes of strong acids and bases, as well as other chemicals
  • Hazmat training and experience with PPE
  • Must be willing to occasionally work overtime in urgent situations
  • Ability to work independently and be effective in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with electrical troubleshooting using a multimeter is a plus

Apply at

1st shift position: https://www.vicorpower.com/careers/active-job-postings/waste-treatment-system-operator—1st-shift

2nd shift positon: https://www.vicorpower.com/careers/active-job-postings/waste-treatment-system-operator—2nd-shift

Wastewater O&M Technician – Hull, MA (Woodard & Curran) – POSTED OCTOBER 4, 2022

Our Hull, MA staff is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and collections system, including remote pump stations. This position starts at $22 to $30 an hour, depending on experience.

  • Massachusetts Wastewater Certification 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 communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to lift or move up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis.

Woodard & Curran is an equal opportunity employer. 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=2c22bf8690a1871258daa7588cd5b95b

Wastewater Operator I – Fall River, MA (Veolia) – POSTED OCTOBER 4, 2022

  • Fall River, MA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Contract Type: Standard

Summary

  • The Operator I operates and maintains sludge, dewatering treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in refinery/industrial facility to purify water to meet customer specifications.
  • Some experience in a related position and environment preferred.
  • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets.
  • Must demonstrate ability to learn and independently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses and measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.

Core Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Some experience in a related position and environment preferred.
  • Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and a criminal background check.
  • Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.

For Consideration, please submit your resume to the job posting: Veolia Environnement SA Wastewater Operator I | SmartRecruiters

Wastewater Operations Supervisor – Fall River, MA (Veolia) – POSTED OCTOBER 4, 2022

  • Fall River, MA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Contract Type: Standard

Summary

  • The Operations Supervisor supervises two or more full time employees in an assigned plant or department.  This position plans and coordinates activities of workers to operate and maintain water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in water/wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements. 
  • Conduct laboratory analytical testing for product quality assurance/ control; and routine tests
  • Operate, maintain, install and repair (automatic and semi-automatic machines) equipment including pumps, valves, gates, mixers, chemical feed, dust collector and odor control systems
  • Diagnose basic operational problems and take corrective action per procedure.
  • Verify and report suspected malfunctions and variances as directed and take corrective actions.  
  • Lead special projects and train employees

Core Requirements

  • Degree in a related field (24 credits in Chemistry is a plus) or equivalent experience.  
  • MA Grade 6 or 7 Wastewater Certification Preferred, or ability to achieve within 6 months of hire.
  • Five to seven years in various positions within a water / wastewater treatment environment and must have an understanding of water / wastewater treatment process engineering, water quality assurance, maintenance strategy and laboratory procedures.
  • Lead experience or supervisory training required with understanding of human relations, training, performance evaluation and health and safety.
  • Must have a general knowledge of budget preparation and understanding of cost control.
  • Must be able to respond to emergency calls as needed and work extended hours to accommodate site needs.

For Consideration, please submit your resume to the job posting: Veolia Environnement SA Wastewater Operations Supervisor | SmartRecruiters

Wastewater Collection Systems Technician – CDL Driver – Fall River, MA (Veolia) – POSTED OCTOBER 4, 2022

  • Fall River, MA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Contract Type: Standard

Job Description

The Collection System Technician performs a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work in the repairing, cleaning, locating and inspection of the wastewater collection system, operate a variety of light construction equipment and wastewater system cleaning and maintenance.

Candidate must have a CDL Class B or A. Responsible charge of operating heavy equipment including a backhoe, combination high pressure flusher and vac truck. Perform a variety of construction, repair, cleaning, & inspection work including rodding, hydroflush cleaning, television camera inspection & locating. Assist in maintaining & caring for assigned tools & equipment. Sit to drive or ride in vehicle, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, & twist while getting in & out of trenches, mixing mortar, & working in sewage; perform simple & power grasping, pushing & pulling, fine manipulation, use feet to operate foot controls, lift of carry weight of 100 pounds, hear traffic noise, & observe oncoming traffic for safety. Required to communicate via radio & hear radio dispatch signal. Perform a variety of semi-skilled & manual work involved in the maintenance, cleaning, & closed circuit television inspection of sewer lines & structure. Operate hand & power tools, including air compressors, jack hammers, & cement mixers, perform heavy manual labor. Ability to be on call nights and weekends to work overtime in response to emergency situations and alarms. Must live within 30 minutes of the office/garage to respond to emergencies, work shift, on-call, weekends, and holidays as assigned.

Qualifications

A combination equal to a high school diploma and experience in the operation and maintenance of a  collections system or wastewater treatment plant, or related field. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Maintaining safe & efficient working conditions including housekeeping. Ability to perform considerable walking, climbing, moderate to heavy lifting and carrying. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must meet all written, physical, testing and notification requirements established by the Department of Motor Vehicles.  Newly hired or promoted employees must meet this requirement prior to successful completion of probationary status of 6 months. Must be able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check.

For Consideration, please submit your resume to the job posting at Veolia North America:

Veolia Environnement SA Wastewater Collection System Technician – CDL Driver | SmartRecruiters

Wastewater Engineering Technician – Littleton, MA (Littleton Electric Light & Water) – POSTED OCTOBER 3, 2022

The Littleton Electric Light & Water Department is seeking applicants for the newly
created position of Wastewater Engineering Technician. The Wastewater Engineering
Technician will provide construction oversight of the new, $30 Million Littleton
Common Sewer System that is currently out to bid and will serve as the Chief Operator
of this system once constructed.

Position works under the administrative direction of the Superintendent and cooperates
with the Operations Manager to apply Department resources towards the operation,
maintenance, and construction of the Littleton Sewer System. The successful candidate
will be required to participate in the weekly Supervisor On-Call rotation, which requires
the ability to respond to after-hours emergencies at any time of day or night for one week
out of every five. The Wastewater Engineering Technician must communicate
professionally and effectively verbally and in writing.

Minimum desired qualifications include an Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s preferred) in
science, engineering, or management, a Class 5 Massachusetts Wastewater Operators
License, and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the wastewater industry, 5 of which
have preferably been in the operation of a Suez Membrane Biological Reactor, with some
collection system experience as well. Starting salary is between $85,000 and $100,000,
dependent on qualifications. Benefits include a 4-day work week (Monday through
Thursday, 6:30-4:30), enrollment in the Massachusetts Public Pension System, 11 paid
holidays per year, 2 weeks’ paid vacation per year to start (up to 5 weeks depending upon
years of service), 12 sick days per year, and 24 hours of personal time per year.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to
Corey Godfrey, Water & Sewer Superintendent, Littleton Electric Light & Water
Departments, 39 Ayer Road, Littleton, MA 01460 or by email at hr@lelwd.com.
Applications accepted until October 14, 2022.

Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic – Hull, MA (Woodard & Curran) – POSTED SEPTEMBER 29, 2022

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:

We are seeking a Maintenance Mechanic who will be responsible for overseeing the daily maintenance at the Hull Treatment Facility. The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for supervising Mechanical Maintenance at the Hull Treatment Facility and outside pumping stations and ensuring that work is performed in a safe and professional manner by following established safety, operating, and emergency response procedures. This position plans, develops, organizes, schedules, and supervises all routine, preventive, and corrective mechanical maintenance.

Normal work day hours are 7:00AM – 3:30 PM Monday through Friday with occasional weekend and storm coverage.  Must be able to work holidays and as required for emergency call outs on rotation. This position starts at $24 to $30 an hour, depending on experience.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Assumes responsibility for daily maintenance at the wastewater treatment facility as directed by the Plant/Project Manager.
  • Performs operation of assigned treatment, mechanical and electrical equipment and other similarly related facility components and equipment.  
  • Performs  and leads preventive maintenance activities as scheduled to include inspection of remote pump stations and ancillary equipment.
  • Utilize and maintain maintenance software programs with respect to asset management, capital planning and loss prevention.
  • Fully competent in corrective maintenance best practices and scheduling.
  • Maintains a complete and accurate on-site log book and records
  • Coordinates with Operations staff to evaluate equipment performance and correct deficiencies.
  • Lead pricing and planning of capital maintenance projects and other out-of-scope activities.

What will you need to succeed?

  • Must have high school diploma or educational equivalent. Courses in mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation maintenance are a plus.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation equipment. 
  • Massachusetts Wastewater Certification preferred, any grade.
  • Experience with the maintenance of pumps, compressors and plumbing fixtures.
  • Thorough knowledge in the use of personal computers, Microsoft Office programs, computerized maintenance programs and computerized databases including SCADA…
  • Must have the ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees.
  • Must possess a valid Massachusetts State driver’s license.

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. 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=b95d1df5ca444a03259b286ee2449a37

Wastewater Superintendent – Pepperell, MA – POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2022

The town of Pepperell seeks a qualified, experienced person for the position of Wastewater Superintendent within the Town’s Department of Public Works.  The Wastewater Superintendent is responsible for the Town’s wastewater facilities, which include approximately 50 miles of sewers and a 1.1 million gallon per day wastewater treatment plant.  Other responsibilities include direct supervision of all employees assigned to the Wastewater Division and compliance with the Town’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit.  The suitable candidate will possess diverse communication, organizational, records-management and supervisory skills as well as operations and maintenance of complex systems and equipment. 

Candidates must meet the minimum requirements contained in the job description posted on the town’s website at https://town.pepperell.ma.us/268/Opportunities-Bids-Openings

Salary range is $72,000- $100,000, DOQ, excellent benefits, AA/EOE

Position will remain open until filled. Resume review will begin October 3rd. Submit resume and letter of interest to: Susan Tocci, Wastewater Program Administrator, Pepperell DPW, P.O. Box 319, 47 Nashua Rd., Pepperell, MA 01463 or by email to stocci@town.pepperell.ma.us

Wastewater Operator – Springfield, MA – POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2022

Springfield, MA – 3rd shift: 6:00 pm – 6:00 am (A Team Rotation)

Apply now: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1055241&d=External&r=5000881447406#/

Position Overview:

This position works in a team environment supporting the Environmental & Safety Manager with the operation of a continuous flow chemical precipitation pre-treatment plant.

  • Join and established team! Other team members have been with the company for 2 to 15 years!
  • Competitive compensation: Hourly rate of $31-36/hr. (based on experience), medical insurance options through Cigna, Profit Sharing, PTO and paid holidays, discounted firearms purchase program, and much more!
  • Position is NOT impacted by the company’s new facility in Tennessee.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Once trained, essential duties for this position include the following – other duties may be assigned:

  • Supporting four critical areas (Pollution Control Facility, REM Treatment Area, Heat Treat Neutralization, and the Oil Recovery Ultra-Filtration Area) to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Running filter presses and ultra-filtration equipment
  • Replenishing chemicals, handling hazardous waste by-products and chemical transportation of small volumes with a forklift
  • Conducting and logging routine audits of environmental and safety equipment on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Maintaining industrial pre-treatment license requirements (i.e. 20 TCH’s every two (2) years)
  • NOTE: This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions.

Education and Experience:

  • High School/ GED required
  • Massachusetts Grade 4 Industrial Wastewater Operator License Required
  • Completion of vocational academic program or certification program preferred
  • Basic science, math and/or chemistry background preferred
  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Management Certification preferred

Competencies and Skills:

  • Must have strong command of the English language
  • Must be able to read, write and interpret the English language
  • Must be able to communicate in English verbally and in writing (verbal instructions, written memos and instructions)
  • Basic computer skills preferred
  • Must have mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of electronics/electricity preferred
  • Excellent conceptual skills, functional and technical skills, controls and instrumentation skills, attention to detail, and judgment preferred
  • Ability to problem solve independently

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, climb, bend, stoop, push, pull, carry, reach, twist
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment and Personal Protective Equipment:

Within the Smith & Wesson manufacturing facility, employees may be exposed to manufacturing noise, airborne liquid chemicals, fine particulate dust, ambient temperatures, and industrial lighting. Work environment is similar to most manufacturing operations. May be exposed to excessive noise, temperatures, hazards associated with working around moving machinery, work in confined quarters, exposure to vibrations and shop lighting, continuous exposure to hot temperatures, may be humid, odors, dust, continuous exposure to mechanical hazards, and occasional exposure to chemical hazards.

The following Personal Protective Equipment is required: Safety glasses with side shields, Company approved safety footwear and hearing protection required when on manufacturing floor. The use of additional chemical specific personal protective equipment (PPE) may be required when a job task(s) is being completed in or around your assigned department.

Assistant Chief Operator – Marion, MA WPCF – POSTED SEPTEMBER 15, 2022

Marion, MA WPCF – Assistant Chief Operator

The Town of Marion is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Chief Operator (ACO) at our municipal SBR treatment facility. A MA Grade 5C license is required. This is a full-time, benefit eligible, union position with starting pay of at least $28.87 per hour, dependent on qualifications, with regular opportunities for overtime outside regular working hours of 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Benefits include an $80/day stipend for on-call duty, annual boot allowance and license stipends, uniforms, and coverage of license renewal and training costs. Generous time off provisions include paid vacation, 4 paid personal days per year, and 13.5 paid holidays per year, plus 10 hours of paid sick time are earned each month (15 paid sick days per year) with the ability to bank up to 720 hours.

The ideal candidate must work as a member of a team, under the supervision of the WPCF Manager, to operate and maintain the wastewater collection, treatment and discharge system in accordance with the plant NPDES permit and CMOM requirements and must be available for after-hour emergency calls and weekend duty shifts on a rotating basis.

Some experience (wastewater treatment, collection systems, mechanical, plumbing, SCADA) 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.

To apply for this position, send your resume to rtilden@marionma.gov. No phone calls please.

Chief Operator – Veolia NA, New Bedford, MA – POSTED SEPTEMBER 14, 2022

Operates and maintains water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal, and testing equipment in water/wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements.   Is fully qualified to perform the most complex functions and may lead the work of others. Serves as Primary Operator with responsibility for State reporting and compliance.

Education / Experience / Background

High School education or equivalent with the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety, and quality instructions).

Over five years’ experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water/wastewater treatment.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Must consistently demonstrate the ability to operate all machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets under general supervision.

Must demonstrate ability to efficiently operate all equipment in the facility which may include pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses and measuring/control devices, testing equipment, and material handling equipment.

Must have the ability to diagnose process problems regardless of complexity, troubleshoot equipment and take corrective action within policy and procedure limitations.

Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.

Must be able to serve rotational 24-hour emergency on-call if required by site.

Job link: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/VeoliaEnvironnementSA/743999837256044-chief-operator?trid=d90807c2-e2ea-4f6e-8f1b-23fefdcc5d57

WPCF Treatment Plant Operator, DPW – Town of Mansfield – POSTED SEPTEMBER 14, 2022

The Town of Mansfield Sewer Department is seeking a qualified candidate to fill an open position at the District Wastewater Treatment Facility located in Norton, MA.

Position: WPCF Treatment Plant Operator, DPW – Sewer Division Union Affiliation: AFSCME

Qualifications: A minimum Grade five (5) Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Operators License, Possession of a class “D” driver’s license, High School diploma or equivalent

Salary Range: per union contract and grade of wastewater license – $25.41 – $33.90, (FY23 rates still pending based on contract negotiations), Hours: 40/week

Description: The WPCF Treatment Plant Operator is responsible for and participates in the operation and control of a complex advanced wastewater treatment plant. The Operator directs, supervises, and assists plant personnel and others in the operation and maintenance of an advanced wastewater treatment plant, and all other related facilities.

Supervision Given: Supervises staff assigned to the Operator by the Operations Manager, Chief Operator, or their designee. Assigned staff may include the following: other wastewater treatment operators, laborers, skilled laborers, licensed equipment operators, laboratory personnel, and industrial pretreatment personnel.

Details about the position and how to apply can be found on the Town’s website at:

https://www.mansfieldma.com/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=98&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=WPCF-Treatment-Plant-Operator-86

Operator – Wastewater – Sandwich, Littleton and Charlton, MA – POSTED SEPTEMBER 12, 2022

https://whitewater.applicantpro.com/jobs/

Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Operator, Wastewater is to operate and maintain assigned facilities and to actively support the Operations Supervisor. The Operator will be part of an on-call rotation requiring night and weekend coverage as needed.

Requirements:

  • Commitment to 24/7 Safety Culture.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • 1 year of experience in wastewater or related industry preferred.
  • A valid and active MA Wastewater Operator License or ability to obtain within 3- 6 months of hire date.

Wastewater Operator – Woodard & Curran, Province, MA – POSTED SEPTEMBER 12, 2022

What will you be doing at Woodard & Curran?

Woodard & Curran is seeking a Wastewater Operator/Operator Trainee at our Provincetown, Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Facility. Our Operators are responsible for the full-time operation and general maintenance of facility equipment and process control at the wastewater facilities and collection system.

What will you need to succeed?

  • 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.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a wastewater treatment facility, operations, and maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education. Will consider entry level with minimal professional experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility and collection system.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather and perform maintenance in tight / confined spaces specific to tanks and manholes.
  • 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.

To apply for this position, please use the following URL:

https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=f5ec3f380f2ac4908f5610ad8fa0f6a2

Technology Manager – Water Treatment Infrastructure – Woodard & Curran, Portland, ME – POSTED SEPTEMBER 9, 2022

Who We Are Looking For: The Operations & Management (O&M) Technology Manager manages the identification, planning, and implementation of business/utility technology processes, practices, and tools to support consistent, efficient, and cost-effective contract operations.

What You Will Be Doing At Woodard & Curran:

  • Manage the identification, development and implementation for systems and tools to help O&M Managers, operations staff, and clients to plan, direct, coordinate, efficiently perform, and report activities to ensure that goals and objectives of the projects are accomplished within prescribed timeframes and budget.
  • Strategize development and implementation of new processes and tools that improve organizational effectiveness and build a sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Align O&M technology initiatives to Woodard & Curran’s strategic plan.
  • Develop a high performing, results driven technology team through coaching, by providing ongoing insight and feedback and meaningful developmental opportunities.

What You Will Need to Succeed:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ progressive experience in leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees.
  • Deep knowledge of business/utility tools and technology available in the marketplace.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Ability to document, plan, communicate, and execute on initiatives.
  • Established project management skills.

To apply for this position, please use the following URL:

https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=720e10b0eb521953bc7e9fc3cd1e0b46

Operator & Maintenance Technician I – Veolia-North America, Orleans, MA POSTED SEPTEMBER 7, 2022

Education/Equivalent:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid MA Wastewater Treatment Operator License preferred; ability to obtain required
  • Valid MA Driver’s license.

Work Experience Needed:

  • Minimum experience working in the water or wastewater industry or related fields.

Special Skills/Abilities Needed:

  • Strong reading, math, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to read, interpret, and record data from meters, gauges, scales, panels, computer consoles, and other equipment
  • Computer skills, knowledge of Windows, Office, Operations, Lab and CMMS programs, SCADA and PLC equipment and systems
  • Troubleshooting/problem solving skills, provides input for corrective actions and implements corrective actions as needed
  • Ability to understand/execute written and oral instructions, read/understand technical instructions and manuals
  • Working knowledge and skills to operate specialty tools specific to Departmental needs and requirements
  • Ability to operate complex controls, processes, and equipment
  • Ability to maintain and repair equipment, have a strong mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of wastewater treatment systems, processes and equipment
  • Knowledge of wastewater regulations, requirements & reporting
  • Must be able to work as a team in a teamwork-oriented environment.
  • Must be safety conscious and at times be able to work independently with little/no supervision
  • Must be able to work closely with local contractors

Apply with this job link: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/VeoliaEnvironnementSA/743999850012686-operator-maintenance-technician-i?trid=d90807c2-e2ea-4f6e-8f1b-23fefdcc5d57

Utility Specialist – Littleton Electric Light & Water Department POSTED SEPTEMBER 6, 2022

The Littleton Electric Light & Water Department is seeking applicants for a Utility Specialist to perform construction, maintenance and servicing of the Littleton water and sewer systems. After a reasonable training period, the successful candidate will be required to participate in the weekly on-call rotation, which requires the ability to respond to after-hours emergencies at any time of day or night for one week out of every six.

Position works under the direct supervision of the Water & Sewer Operations Manager. This is a union position with starting pay between $25.27 and $32.70 per hour, dependent on qualifications, with regular opportunities for overtime. Desired qualifications include water and/or wastewater treatment experience, a Class B CDL, and a MA Hoisting License. Benefits include a four day work week (10 hour days, Monday through Thursday), enrollment in the Massachusetts Public Pension System, 12 paid holidays per year, 2 weeks’ vacation per year, 12 sick days per year, and 24 hours of personal time per year.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to

Corey Godfrey, Water & Sewer Superintendent, Littleton Electric Light & Water Departments, 39 Ayer Road, Littleton, MA 01460 or by email at hr@lelwd.com. Applications accepted until September 23, 2022.

Lead Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic – Hull Treatment Facility (Woodard & Curran) POSTED AUGUST 31, 2022

CLASSIFICATION TYPE: Permanent, Full-Time

COUNTRY: United States

STATE/PROVINCE: Massachusetts

CITY: Hull

ZIP CODE: 02045

“The Lead Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for supervising Mechanical Maintenance at the Hull Treatment Facility and outside pumping stations.

Typical responsibilities include:
• Assumes responsibility for daily maintenance at the wastewater treatment facility as directed by the Plant/Project Manager.
• Performs operation of assigned treatment, mechanical and electrical equipment and other similarly related facility components and equipment.  
• Fully competent in corrective maintenance best practices and scheduling.
• Maintains a complete and accurate on-site log book and records
• Coordinates with Operations staff to evaluate equipment performance and correct deficiencies.
• Lead pricing and planning of capital maintenance projects and other out-of-scope activities.

What will you need to succeed?
• Must have high school diploma or educational equivalent. Courses in mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation maintenance are a plus.
• Minimum of five years’ experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation equipment.
• Massachusetts Grade 6 wastewater certification preferred but a qualified individual with a Grade 5 would be considered
• Experience with the maintenance of pumps, compressors and plumbing fixtures.
• Must have the ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees.
• Must possess a valid Massachusetts State driver’s license.

PLEASE USE A WEB BROWSER OTHER THAN INTERNET EXPLORER IF YOU ENCOUNTER ISSUES (CHROME, FIREFOX, SAFARI)

To apply for this position, please use the following URL:

https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=f31f170ef7b88dcc075e9630500286cd

Treatment Plant Operator/Lab Technician – City of Haverhill POSTED AUGUST 31, 2022

City of Haverhill Wastewater Division is hiring a Treatment Plant Operator/Lab Technician to Work under the direct supervision of the shift Senior Operator, the Senior Relief Operator or the Operator working out of class. When working as a Lab Tech the employee works under the supervision of the Facility Manager, who gives detailed instructions and checks the work for effectiveness and accuracy

When working as an Operator the employee will operate wastewater treatment processes and equipment, sludge processing and disposal equipment to control flow and processing of wastewater, sludge, and effluent. Monitor processes, equipment, gauges, meters and control panels. Observe variations in operating conditions and interpret meter and gauge readings and test results to determine processing requirements. Fill out plant logs, answer sewer calls, computer data entry, and process data entry and produce written reports. When working as a Lab Tech the employee will collect samples of industrial wastes, plant influent, partially treated wastewater, sludge, effluent, river samples, and other treatment byproducts. Maintain a log of all QA/QC activities, review all lab procedures used annually, keep current a notebook with the approved EPA lab methods used to analyze our samples and maintain a logbook of all refrigerator and incubator temperatures. Assemble instruments and equipment for analytical laboratory work. This position will be included in the WWTP Operators holiday, weekend and beeper rotations. Also, this position will be included in the filling of scheduled, unscheduled and emergency overtime.

QUALIFICATIONS: At least four (4) years full-time paid experience in positions of increasing responsibility in the operation of wastewater systems or related field, A minimum of two (2) years full-time experience as a laboratory assistant or technician, not less than one (1) year of which shall be in the examination of water, wastewater, and sludge or bottom sediments in accordance with the Standard Methods or other approved USEPA methods.

REQUIRED LICENSES: • Class B Massachusetts Commercial Drivers’ License • Grade IV Massachusetts Wastewater Operator Certification • Candidates may be allowed up to 6 months to obtain one or more of the required licenses.

COMPENSATION: The City of Haverhill provides its employees with a benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Sick-Time, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, and more. This is a full-time union position, with a salary range for FY2023 $23.32 to 29.23

SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME AND APPLICATION TO: Denise McClanahan, Human Resources Director,  City of Haverhill 4 Summer St Rm 306, Haverhill, MA 01830

APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT: www.cityofhaverhill.com/departments/human_resources/job_opportunities.php

FULL DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE HERE: https://files4.revize.com/haverhillma/WWTP%20Operator-Lab%20Tech%208-25-22.pdf

CLOSING DATE: September 30, 2022

Water Operations Supervisor in Woonsocket, RI POSTED AUGUST 30, 2022

The Water Operations Supervisor supervises two or more full time employees in an assigned plant or across multiple facilities or departments. This position plans and coordinates activities of workers to operate and maintain water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal, and testing equipment in water/wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements.

Primary Duties / Responsibilities

  • Supervise employees at the assigned plant or department.
  • Perform job duties in a safe manner compliant with policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Model professional behavior: report to work as scheduled, on time and prepared to work.
  • Work flexible schedule that may include nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Conduct laboratory analytical testing for product quality assurance/ control, and routine tests
  • Operate, maintain, install and repair (automatic and semi-automatic machines) equipment including pumps, valves, gates, mixers, chemical feed, dust collector and odor control systems
  • Monitor control panels, adjusts valves and gates.
  • Monitor flow meters, gauges, flow ratios, pressures and related controls through instrument panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units in assigned area.
  • Monitor and document operating conditions/observations and data in shift log daily
  • Ability to work independently in compliance with given instructions and direction
  • Operate, maintain, install and repair (automatic and semi-automatic machines) equipment including pumps, valves, gates, mixers, chemical feed, dust collector and odor control systems

Education / Experience / Background

Degree in a related field (24 credits in Chemistry is a plus) or equivalent experience.

Requires a minimum 2T Full Water Treatment Operator license or the ability to apply for reciprocity in the State of Rhode Island.

Five to seven years in various positions within a water / wastewater treatment environment with knowledge of methods, principles, and practices of operating, maintaining, and repairing water treatment plant equipment, instrumentation, and associated systems.

Lead experience or supervisory training required with understanding of human relations, training, performance evaluation and health and safety.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Must understand water /wastewater treatment process engineering, water quality assurance, maintenance strategy and laboratory procedures.

Must demonstrate effective skills in troubleshooting, problem solving and team building.

Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution and to execute the schedule requirements within a team environment.

Must have a general knowledge of budget preparation and understanding of cost control.

Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, timely, effective, complete, and easily understood written communications and reports.

Proficiency in the care and use of all sites specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).

Must be able to respond to emergency calls as needed and work extended hours to accommodate site needs.

Job link: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/VeoliaEnvironnementSA/743999848070891-water-operations-supervisor?trid=d90807c2-e2ea-4f6e-8f1b-23fefdcc5d57

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator in Randolph, MA (Anodyne Corporation) POSTED AUGUST 30, 2022

IMMEDIATE POSITION AVAILABLE!

Growing Metal Finishing business in Randolph looking for Waste treatment/Facilities Operator. Interested in a highly motivated candidate willing to be a team player and grow along with us!

Extremely Competitive pay rate based on experience!!

  • Required: Full Active Grade 3 Industrial Wastewater License
  • Newly updated state of the art Waste Treatment System
  • Ability to operate systems
  • Utilize Chem Trak for process tanks
  • Titration of process tanks to maintain process requirements
  • Maintain chemical adds, decants, new tank make-up, maintain rinse tanks
  • Maintain calibration schedule and records for all required equipment.
  • Maintain annual reporting/license requirements
  • Facility maintenance – plumbing/pump repair/general building projects/snow clean up
  • Oversee annual production shutdown for equipment maintenance
  • Maintain facility contingency / emergency plans

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance 60% paid by company
  • Supplemental Insurances available – Dental/Life/Short term disability/long term disability (employee paid)
  • 401K Plan (employee contributed / company administered)
  • Yearly Bonus
  • Personal/Sick Pay (5 days per year)
  • Paid vacation time
  • Company paid 50k Life Insurance policy

Apply Now! Call Brittany 617-471-7200 extension 236

Collection System Operator (Wastewater/Stormwater) – City of Haverhill Wastewater Division POSTED AUGUST 30, 2022

City of Haverhill Wastewater Division is hiring a Collection System Operator (Wastewater/Stormwater) to Work under the direct supervision of the Senior Collection System Operator and indirect supervision of the Collection System Supervisor. This position performs the necessary functions, including but not limited to, the operation, maintenance and repair of the City of Haverhill’s wastewater and storm water collection systems and related facilities utilizing current available technology, tools, and equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS: At least four (4) years full-time paid experience in positions of increasing responsibility in the operation and maintenance of wastewater and storm water collection systems or related field

REQUIRED LICENSES: • Class B Massachusetts Commercial Drivers’ License • Minimum Grade II New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) Wastewater Collection System Operator License. • Massachusetts hoisting operator’s license to operate a catch basin cleaner. • Candidates may be allowed up to 6 months to obtain one or more of the required licenses.

COMPENSATION: The City of Haverhill provides its employees with a benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Sick-Time, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, and more. This is a full-time union position, with a salary range for FY2023 $21.97 to 27.71

SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME AND APPLICATION TO: Denise McClanahan, Human Resources Director, City of Haverhill 4 Summer St Rm 306, Haverhill, MA 01830

APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT: www.cityofhaverhill.com/departments/human_resources/job_opportunities.php

FULL DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE HERE: https://files4.revize.com/haverhillma/Collection%20System%20Operator%202022.pdf

CLOSING DATE: September 30, 2022

Maintenance Mechanic/Technician – Woodard and Curran, Inc. POSTED AUGUST 24, 2022

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic/Technician

Requisition Number – R01784

Job Application Link: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=3954d76b93b810a82df6655caf7b51bb

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:

What would you be doing?

  • Implementation and management of an innovative predictive maintenance management program.
  • Emergency response for process upsets, equipment failures, force majeure events, all alarm events, etc.
  • Perform all routine, preventive and corrective maintenance assignments that are assigned to by the project’s preventive maintenance and repair program.
  • Perform housekeeping duties in the maintenance department and on maintenance vehicles as assigned by the project’s manager.  
  • Conduct all work in a safe and professional manner by following established safety, operating, and emergency response procedures.
  • Complete all work and projects to meet goals and objectives set by the project’s manager.

What would you need to succeed?

  •  High School Degree or Equivalent.
  • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License required.
  • Ability to make sound decisions in process control and follow instructions, as well as follow safety procedures.
  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check, pre-placement physical and drug screen before employment.
  • 10 to 15 years’ experience in managing complex water and/or wastewater facilities.
  • Proven track record with regulators.

Woodard & Curran is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

–LOCATION OF JOB– COUNTRY: United States STATE/PROVINCE: Massachusetts CITY: Boston ZIP CODE: 02118

Operator Technician (or Apprentice) – Uxbridge DPW Wastewater Division POSTED AUGUST 24, 2022

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

QUALIFICATIONS Grade 2 Wastewater Treatment license (Operator Technician), CDL B or higher w/ air brakes and tanker endorsements, Massachusetts Hoisting Class 1B and 3A license required. High school diploma or equivalent; at least one year of related level of responsibility comparable to operation of the facility OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

COMPENSATION The Town of Uxbridge provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Holiday Pay, Personal Time,VacationTime,RetirementSavingPlans, aPension Plan, and more. This is a full-time union position, with a salary range for FY2022 $26.09 to 30.52/hour DOQ – (DPW Operator Technician) or$24.00/hour (DPWOperator Technician Apprentice) with opportunities for stipends upon continuous completion of employment with the Town of Uxbridge in accordance with the AFSCME union contract.

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

Wastewater Operator / Operator Trainee / Mechanic-Millwright -Greater Lawrence Sanitary District (GLSD) – POSTED AUGUST 19, 2022

Come make a difference at the Greater Lawrence Sanitary District (GLSD) by helping us keep the environment clean.  This innovative and award winning facility is seeking to fill several positions.  GLSD is a municipal wastewater treatment plant in North Andover, Massachusetts that serves over 250,000 residents of the Merrimack Valley from Lawrence, Methuen, North Andover, Andover, Dracut and Salem, NH.   

Employees are provided with a competitive benefits package including sick, personal and vacation time.  As well as 100% paid life insurance and long term disability coverage.  The District also offers generous dental and health insurance benefits and participates in a pension plan.  Employees are also eligible to contribute to a deferred compensation plan.

Currently GLSD is looking to fill the following positions:

Wastewater Operator– Engages in the daily operations and maintenance to ensure proper treatment and compliance with all Federal, State, and local regulations.  Conducts inspections of the facility and makes adjustments as needed based on weather and flow conditions.  This position has several available shifts. Wastewater licensure in the State of Massachusetts required (Grade 4 (or higher) Municipal Wastewater Operator). 

Compensation Range: $20.49 – $30.71 per hour – based on experience.

Operator Trainee – No experience needed.  Assists with the daily operation and maintenance of the treatment facility.  Training provided on the job towards becoming a licensed wastewater.  Upon receiving licensure, you are eligible to move to the operator pay scale. 

Compensation – $19.52 per hour

Mechanic/Millwright – Provides mechanical support to the treatment facility to maintain optimal operation.  Looking for candidates that are hands-on and enjoy improving the overall operation of an industrial facility.  Industrial experience preferred but not required.  Training and tools provided. 

Compensation – $22.53 to $31.08 per hour based on experience.

Please visit www.glsd.org to fill out an application online or contact Ann Rader, Office Manager at 978-685-1612 or arader@glsd.org

These positions will remain open until filled.  EOE

Laboratory Technician – Water Pollution Control, Town of Barnstable, MA – POSTED AUGUST 18, 2022

Skilled technical and laboratory work in collection and testing the chemical and bacteriological samples of wastewater treatment plant operations and Town wide environmental projects; assists in interpreting data and preparing reports of conclusions.  Bachelor of Science degree in biology, chemistry, public health or related field; more than one year experience in analytical chemistry and laboratory work in a related field; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Massachusetts Wastewater Laboratory Analyst Certification is preferred.  Valid driver’s license. Grade 4 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s license or ability to obtain within a year.  Certificate in CPR and First Aid administration preferred. Knowledge of the principles, practices and equipment used in testing wastewater and water materials.  Knowledge of environmental problems and solutions.  Knowledge of local, state and federal regulations and requirements, relating to wastewater treatment.  Knowledge of the general operation of a wastewater treatment plant and water quality work. Ability to perform and analyze complex laboratory tests.  Ability to operate testing equipment.  Ability to prepare detailed reports and maintain accurate records.  Strong analytical, mathematics, chemistry and computer skills. 

$1,083.62 weekly + benefits

Apply:  www.townofbarnstable.us  under employment. Deadline: September 6, 2022

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR – CITY OF MARLBOROUGH DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS – WATER & SEWER DIVISION Posted August 11, 2022

The City of Marlborough’s Department of Public Works is seeking to fill the full time (40 hours) position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator in our East Plant.
Posting Number: AA#22-23 Date Posted: August 8, 2022
Weekly Hours: 40 hours/week * FLSA: Non-Exempt
Hiring Rate: $32.54/hour Bargaining Unit: Engineering, AFL- CIO, Local 272
Step Rate: $32.54 – $36.61/hour Location: 860 Boston Post Road East *plus rotating weekends (every fourth/fifth) once qualified, Monday through Friday with lunch taken on the job

DEFINITION/PURPOSE
Operation of a municipal 3.5 MGD advanced wastewater treatment facility in a safe, cost effective, and efficient manner complying with all State and Federal regulations.

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

  • Operating, maintaining, and repairing wastewater treatment plant machinery and equipment.
  • Making routine laboratory tests and maintaining operations log.
  • Adding chemicals as directed and required.
  • Recording instrument readings and adjusting equipment.
  • Checking machinery and equipment for malfunctions and conducting preventative maintenance.
  • Repairing and overhauling machinery and equipment.
  • Maintaining plant facilities and grounds in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Completing tasks and other duties as assigned.

To see the full job description: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to: hrjobs@marlborough-ma.gov

SMEO/LABORER – CITY OF MARLBOROUGH DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS – WATER & SEWER DIVISION Posted August 11, 2022

The City of Marlborough Department of Public Works is seeking to fill the full time (40 hours) position of SMEO/Laborer in the Water & Sewer Division.

Posting Number: AA#22-24 (updated) Date Posted: August 8, 2022
Weekly Hours: 40 Hours/Week FLSA: Non-Exempt
Hiring Rate: $25.13/hr. Bargaining Unit: MPWEOA – Laborers
Step Rate: $25.13 – $31.74/hr. Location: Various Locations

The employee is responsible for the provision of skilled and un-skilled manual labor including but not limited to maintaining and repairing roads, ground maintenance and the overall completion of Public Works department projects. The employee is also responsible for operating trucks and equipment in support of the maintenance and repair of municipal roadways, facilities, and infrastructure. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

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

  • Maintain and repair a wide range of public works streets projects such roads, drainage areas, utilities, catch basins, facilities and grounds. Paint road lines and intersection stop bars, remove damaged sections of pavement, fill holes with patching materials, tamp or roll patches, build and set forms and finish concrete, patch new and old concrete work.
  • Prepare asphalt materials for resurfacing projects; fill and tamp, rake and shovel materials, load and unload trucks; load, lift and move materials, supplies, furniture and equipment; cut and remove brush from rights of way; cut prune and trim trees, shrubs and hedges; rake leaves and remove fallen limbs.
  • Pick up trash from grounds.
  • Perform semi-skilled cement, woodworking and painting tasks.
  • Dig trenches, manually grade and install drainage pipe; maintain drainage areas, construct, repair and maintain manholes, catch basins and curbing.
  • Operate road repair equipment and a variety of mowers in grass cutting operations; operate trucks, tractors and trailers in grounds preparation and maintenance work.
  • Perform laboring duties for skilled craftsman but not as a helper or apprentice nor for the purpose of learning the trade.
  • Performs physical, manual labor using department equipment including but not limited to hand and power tools including shovels, picks, axes, saws, heavy wrenches and small power tools.
  • Greases, oils, cleans and performs other minor preventative maintenance on equipment including some servicing on the job for certain special equipment. May occasionally operate motor equipment of lower level of difficulty.
  • Participates in snow and ice operations.
  • Attends seminars and training programs to maintain required licenses or certifications and to keep aware of current safety operating practices and procedures.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Assistant Commissioner of Operations, Commissioner of Public Works, Foreman or General Foreman

To see the full job description: DPW Water/Sewer Division – SMEO/Laborer. Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to: hrjobs@marlborough-ma.gov

Wastewater Treatment Operator – Rousselot, Inc. Peabody, Massachusetts Posted August 10, 2022

Rousselot Inc. has an opening for a Wastewater Treatment Operator in Peabody, Massachusetts.  This position is responsible for the daily wastewater treatment operations in a 4-M gelatin manufacturing facility.  Grade 4-M license or higher required.   

  • Monitor entire wastewater process, which includes the centrifuge sludge dewatering system, screw press, pH control, and flow control.
  • Operate and control electric motors, pumps and valves to regulate flow of raw water into treating plant.
  • Add chemicals into water effluent or adjust automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into tanks to disinfect, deodorize and clarify process and effluent water.
  • Monitor proper dissolved oxygen levels.
  • Monitor process through HMI’s and adjust/control flow rates, valves, and pumps
  • Monitor discharge water (effluent) for flow, B.O.D., T.S.S. on a continuous basis with daily limits.
  • Perform TSS testing, turbidity, iron and % solids for wastewater, water and sludge solids.
  • Record data related to the water and wastewater treatment system.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Related experience and/or training
  • Experience performing sampling and laboratory analytical work
  • Ability to determine root cause and problem-solve
  • Be able to trouble shoot and repair WWT process equipment (within reason)
  • Understand applicable regulatory requirements

Expected Hours of Work: Night Shift

This is a full-time hourly position; the shift is 12.3 hours (5:45pm – 6:00am) and on a 3 On / 3 Off schedule.

Submission Deadline: September 9, 2022

To apply for this position, please click on the following link:

Night Wastewater Treatment Operator – Peabody, MA – Rousselot Jobs (applicantpro.com)

Electrician – Upper Blackstone Clean Water District Posted August 10, 2022

Performs work of a difficult and skilled nature.  Provides detailed records of daily work activities, accident reporting, tool and equipment inventories and predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance information to the Electrical Systems Manager.   Assures security of tools and equipment used in completion of work.  Coordinates health and safety concerns and policy with the Safety Officer.  Interacts with plant personnel and outside vendors, suppliers, and engineers.  Works inside and outside, as well as in tanks and other confined spaces.  Performs maintenance work involving the inspection, calibration, trouble shooting, repair and replacement of electrical components and equipment, electronic operating and control systems, generation and power distribution systems, motor control and distribution centers, lighting systems and process instrumentation associated with operating a modern wastewater treatment facility. Performs minor mechanical work of an incidental nature during electrical repairs, adhering to safety program requirements and maintaining superior housekeeping standards.  Must pursue work with energy and drive.  Possession of a valid Electrician Journeyman’s license issued by the State of Massachusetts required.

Upper Blackstone offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 403(b) retirement plan.  Employees are part of the MA State Retirement System.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Manager

hr@ubcleanwater.org

Pretreatment Coordinator – Upper Blackstone Clean Water District Posted August 10, 2022

Responsible for day-to-day supervisory operation of the Industrial Pretreatment Program and ensuring that related regulations and requirements are being met. Responsible for all pretreatment monitoring and reporting, management of enforcement activities, and for assuring that industrial monitoring activities are carried out safely. The pretreatment coordinator is also responsible for management of hauled waste applications and permits and to initiate investigation of any odor complaints. Assists in laboratory analysis of wastewater samples as needed.  Position includes supervising other pretreatment staff.

The pretreatment coordinator will review and/or prepare all industrial inspection and monitoring reports and permits. Candidates will also perform bacteriological and chemical tests and analysis and complete basic analyses in connection with wastewater treatment.  Duties will include maintaining pretreatment sampling and testing equipment for collection of wastewater samples.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with major work in chemistry, biology, engineering, earth science, or related science. Thorough knowledge of industrial processes and Local, State, and Federal regulations as they apply to industrial wastewater, hazardous waste, air quality, and pretreatment requirements. Knowledge of chemistry as it relates to industrial pretreatment systems and wastewater treatment plants. Excellent written and verbal communication and experience managing laboratory data.

Prior work in laboratory environment is required. A valid driver’s license is required. This is a full-time position.  Some weekends and holidays are required.

Upper Blackstone offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 403(b) retirement plan.  Employees are part of the MA State Retirement System.

Send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources Manager hr@ubcleanwater.org

Wastewater Maintenance Operator – Concord, Massachusetts Woodard & Curran Posted August 8, 2022

Woodard & Curran is seeking a Wastewater Operator in Concord, Massachusetts. Be part of a team that runs the first CoMag system in the entire world, the technology uses magnets to help treat the wastewater resulting in a highly polished final effluent. The 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.

To apply to this position, please use the following link:

https://osv-wc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/WoodardCurran/job/Concord-MA/Wastewater-Maintenance-Operator_R02010-1

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.

City of Fitchburg Primary Water Treatment Plant Operator Posted August 4, 2022

The City of Fitchburg is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Primary Water Treatment Plant Operator within the Water Division of the Department of Public Works.  

In this highly responsible position and working under the direct supervision of the Chief Treatment Plant Operator, the Primary Water Treatment Operator performs tasks associated with the operation, maintenance, repair and construction of the water treatment plants, pump/pressure reducing stations, water storage tanks, gatehouses and related facilities.  Supervises secondary water treatment plant operators (and other subordinates as assigned) and is responsible for the day to day operation of the treatment plant to which s/he is assigned.

The ideal candidate will possess a valid MA Grade 4T Drinking Water Operator Certification and an OSHA 10 Certification or have the ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire. Additionally, s/he must possess the ability to read, interpret and understand written instructions, including: operation and maintenance manuals, laboratory procedures, standards, and safety procedures, as well as knowledge of water chemistry, physics and math as they apply to the water treatment field; Knowledge of pumps and pumping and mechanical and electrical systems as they apply to the water treatment field.

Interested and qualified candidates may view the complete job description and apply at www.fitchburgma.gov. The hiring salary range for this FLSA hourly, non-exempt position is $23.61/hr. – $30.21/hr., commensurate with experience and qualifications.  The City of Fitchburg offers an excellent benefits package ~ City of Fitchburg contributory retirement plan, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, health, vision and dental plans, plus generous vacation, sick, personal time and more! AA/EOE.

Regulatory Compliance Specialist – Tighe & Bond – Westfield, MA Posted 8/4/2022

Prefer the person maintains an Massachusetts industrial wastewater license, minimum Grade 3-I.

Description: You could sit in the Westwood, Worcester, or Westfield offices. We offer a hybrid work environment and flexible Fridays in the summer.  You will work on regulatory compliance projects for industrial, municipal, healthcare, and educational clients. You will also be involved with environmental, health and safety regulatory compliance including planning, permitting, reporting, and auditing with respect to RCRA, Clean Air Act, EPCRA, TURA, SPCC, DOT, OSHA, Clean Water Act, and stormwater. Prefer the person maintains a Massachusetts industrial wastewater license, minimum Grade 3-I. You will need exposure to hazardous materials storage methods, and you will learn how to inspect, permit, and operate storage tanks. We prefer that you have a BS in engineering or environmental science. Ideally, you would have certifications with the American Petroleum Institute (API 563), A/B Underground Storage Tank (UST) Operator, or Steel Tank Institute (STI) or a willingness to become certified. You should have over five years of related environmental and regulatory compliance experience. A Top 10 New England ENR design firm, Tighe & Bond was recognized by Civil Engineering News and Zweig Group as one of the “Best Firms” to work for in the country.

Apply here:  https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg03/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=TIGHBOND2&cws=37&rid=832

Contact – Jo Martin , 617-970-0926, jmartin@tighebond.com

Submission Deadline Date:  August 26

Wastewater Treatment Technician Tetra Tech Inc Pittsfield, MA Posted 8/4/2022

Seeking a facility technician to be responsible for supporting all operations at the treatment and waste management facility.  MA Grade 4 license or higher or ability to obtain one.

  • All operations, maintenance, and monitoring of the facility including routine maintenance and replacement of pumps, motors, valves, and environmental media.
  • Performance of inspections, maintenance/repair, and cleaning of; control systems, instrumentation, flow meters, piping, equipment calibrations (e.g., pH calibration of process probes), valves, clarifiers, air stripper carbon, tanks, temperature measurements, equipment oil replacement equipment greasing.
  • General facility housekeeping/maintenance (e.g., floor cleaning, various hazard painting, cleaning bathrooms, etc.).
  • Handling and management of waste materials (drums, pails, boxes) including documentation. 

Qualifications:

  • High school education, science degree preferred
  • Valid Massachusetts driver’s license preferably class A or B, Massachusetts hoisting license (or ability to obtain one), and Massachusetts Wastewater license grade 4 or higher (or ability to obtain one). 
  • General knowledge of pumping systems, pump maintenance, environmental sampling procedures, environmental waste and chemicals (working on contaminated property), and electrical equipment up to 3 phase 480V.
  • Mechanical skills
  • Ability to work independently, indoor/outdoor in all weather conditions, and in confined spaces.
  • Ability to interpret operating instructions and SOPs.
  • Ability to pass Hazmat OSHA health standards

Additional information and duties at the following link – Wastewater Treatment Operator – Pittsfield, MA – Tetra Tech Careers (selectminds.com)

Wastewater Treatment Technician Tetra Tech Inc Pittsfield, MA Posted 8/4/2022

 Seeking a technician to work as part of a team on environmental related tasks.

  • Support operations, maintenance, and monitoring of the water treatment facility including routine maintenance, replacement of pumps, motors, valves, and environmental media (training to be provided).
  • Performance of inspections and maintenance/repair and cleaning of control systems, instrumentation, flow meters, piping, equipment calibrations (e.g., pH calibration of process probes), valves, clarifiers, air stripper carbon, tanks, temperature measurements, equipment oil replacement equipment greasing.
  • General facility housekeeping/maintenance (e.g., floor cleaning, various painting, supply organization etc.).
  • Handling and management of waste materials (drums, pails, boxes) including documentation.
  • Environmental sampling, including surface water and wastewater discharge sampling.
  • Coordination and management of analytical laboratories, receipt, and management of data in existing databases, QA/QC of data and periodic electronic reporting to regulatory agencies.

Qualifications:

  • High school education, science degree preferred
  • Valid Massachusetts driver’s license preferably class A or B
  • General knowledge of pumping systems, pump maintenance, and electrical equipment up to 3 phase 480V
  • Mechanical skills
  • Ability to work independently, indoor/outdoor in all weather conditions, and in confined spaces
  • Ability to interpret operating instructions and SOPs
  • Ability to pass the Hazmat OSHA health standards

Additional information and duties at the following link – Wastewater Treatment Technician-Pittsfield, MA – Tetra Tech Careers (selectminds.com)

City of Fitchburg Senior Sanitary Engineering Aide posted July 30, 2022

The City of Fitchburg is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Sanitary Engineering Aide within the Wastewater Division of the Department of Public Works.  Under the supervision of the Plant Superintendent and/or designee, the Senior Sanitary Engineering Aide is responsible for obtaining samples of wastewater, sludge, filtrate and other plant flows for compliance reporting.

Essential functions include but are not limited to: Obtain samples of industrial flows and waste and assist in inspections of industries for IPP compliance; Obtain samples in manholes for determining compliance with local regulations; Obtain samples of river, streams, brooks as required for insuring compliance with environmental regulations; Obtain various samples of water, wastewater, sludge (etc.) in accordance with USEPA approved methods found in 40 CFR 136.3 including, but not limited to, proper sampling containers, preservatives, and holding times.

Further responsibilities are to assist plant staff, engineers and consultants with carrying out all federal, state and local requirements as they pertain to environmental permits and regulations; Assist the Plant Chemist in performing in-house lab tests; Work in collaboration with Plant Superintendent, coordinate sampling events involving ordering sampling containers, scheduling pick-ups, and filling out chains-of-custody; Assist contractors, consultants and engineers to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations and permits; Assist consultants in performing inspections of permitted industries as required; Record keeping and completing chains-of-custody; Perform various laboratory tasks in the absence of the Plant Chemist.

The ideal candidate will have an Associate Degree i.Environmental Engineering or similar discipline preferred or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience within the environmental fields which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Qualified candidates will also possess familiarity with sampling and sample preservation techniques as described in 40 CFR 136.3, as well as a strong working knowledge of safe handling of chemicals,  

Interested and qualified candidates may view the complete job description and apply at www.fitchburgma.gov. The hiring salary range for this FLSA hourly, non-exempt position is $25.10/hr. – $33.70/hr., commensurate with experience and qualifications.  AA/EOE.

Operator SESD Posted 7/18/2022

South Essex Sewerage District, 50 Fort Avenue, Salem, MA seeks qualified applicants for the position of Operator

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

Recommended Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience –High school graduation, or equivalent, and one to three years experience in a wastewater treatment plant, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Completion of a Level I Operator’s training course.

Special Requirements – Massachusetts Grade IV Operator’s Certificate. Massachusetts motor vehicle license.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill

Knowledge. Knowledge of processes and equipment used in wastewater treatment and sludge processing.

Ability. Ability to maintain and evaluate 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, requiring the use of some independent judgment 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 the general public, 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.

  • Operates equipment and systems which are used in the control of flow and the processing of wastewater and residual materials.
  • Participates in the daily operation of the wastewater treatment plant, makes daily inspections of plant equipment, machinery, and makes preventive maintenance adjustments.
  • Observes, records and reports variations in operating conditions.
  • Monitors, interprets and records meter and gage readings.
  • Operates valves and gates, either manually, or by remote control.
  • Operates motorized equipment to load and unload screenings, grit, scum and sludge.
  • Extracts samples for laboratory analysis and to conduct routine plant performance analysis.
  • Performs routine maintenance and adjustment functions to equipment such as unplugging pumps, grinders and process lines, and daily lubrication.
  • Cleans process areas and equipment.
  • Unloads and loads processing chemicals.

                                  Annual Pay Rate:    $56,305.48 to $67,758.51

                   (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

Assistant Supervisor for the Div. of Water Pollution Control – South Hadley Posted 7/14/2022

The Town of South Hadley is looking to fill the position of Assistant Supervisor for the Div. of Water Pollution Control. This is a management position, which includes staff supervision, project coordination, and  performs responsible duties requiring the use of independent judgment in operating and maintaining the wastewater treatment plant and pump stations. This position may be required to assume plant operator or Chief Operator duties due to absences. Routine assignments include plant rounds, recordkeeping, developing and maintaining SOP’s, preventative and corrective maintenance. Duties will also include assisting with implementation of various programs including Safety, the IPP and FOG Programs, and MS4 Stormwater. Minimum requirements: Class V Wastewater Operator License or better, Associates degree in a relevant field and 3-5 years experience at a Class V plant or better. Interested applicants can view the full job description and apply on the South Hadley Website, Jobs • South Hadley, MA • CivicEngage

Attleboro Wastewater Department Treatment Plant Head Operator Posted 7/14/2022

Salary Range: $31.48 – $37.95 per hour

The City of Attleboro seeks a Wastewater Treatment Plant Head Operator to be responsible for the inspection, maintenance and operation of the machinery and equipment used at the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Directs, assigns and supervises the activities of shift operators, shift attendants, maintenance personnel and laborers.  Operates and maintains electrically driven pumps, auxiliary machinery and equipment.  Maintains inspects, cleans, lubricates, overhauls and repairs machinery and equipment.  Operates computerized control systems and local control panels, including taking readings from recording instruments and adjusting equipment as needed.  Does routine sampling and testing.  Runs solids handling equipment such as chemical feed pumps, sludge pumps and filter press equipment.  Removes filter cake to staging area. Maintains buildings and grounds in clean and orderly condition.  Participation in Department’s snow and ice program may be required.  Performs related duties as required.

Requires high school diploma or equivalency and four or more years experience in a municipal wastewater facility or any equivalent combination of training and experience.  Must have a Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators License, Grade 6 and a valid Drivers License.  Must be able to lift 60 pounds and be able to work under occasional moderate physical effort with exposure to various weather conditions and unpleasant and hazardous working conditions associated with wastewater treatment facilities, including exposure to chemical and toxic substances.  

If interested, please submit a resume, cover letter, and completed application to the City Personnel Office, 77 Park St., Attleboro, MA  02703 or personneloffice@cityofattleboro.us no later than July 28, 2022.

Operator – Wastewater – Sandwich, MA – Posted 7/7/2022 https://whitewater.applicantpro.com/jobs/2451744.html

Position Summary:The primary responsibility of the Operator, Wastewater is to operate and maintain assigned facilities and to actively support the Operations Supervisor. The Operator will be part of an on-call rotation requiring night and weekend coverage as needed.

Requirements:

  • Commitment to 24/7 Safety Culture.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • 1 year of experience in wastewater or related industry preferred.
  • A valid and active MA Wastewater Operator License or ability to obtain within 3- 6 months of hire date.

Maintenance Tech II – Sandwich, MA – Posted 7/7/2022 https://whitewater.applicantpro.com/jobs/2414507.html

Position Summary:The Maintenance Tech II will perform maintenance related duties that ensure the proper operation and maintenance of assigned water or wastewater facilities.

Requirements:

  • Commitment to 24/7 Safety Culture.
  • Education or background in water and/or wastewater treatment
  • Seven to ten years’ experience as a Maintenance Technician preferred
  • Three to five years in a regulated industry preferred
  • Relevant environmental experience shall include but not be limited to: water/wastewater treatment plant troubleshooting, operation and maintenance, collection and analysis of wastewater and water, hazardous

Operator – Wastewater – Littleton, MA – Posted 7/7/2022 https://whitewater.applicantpro.com/jobs/2421635.html

Position Summary:The primary responsibility of the Operator, Wastewater is to operate and maintain assigned facilities and to actively support the Operations Supervisor. The Operator I will be part of an on-call rotation requiring night and weekend coverage as needed.

Requirements:

  • Commitment to 24/7 Safety Culture.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • 1 year of experience in wastewater or related industry preferred.
  • A valid and active MA Wastewater Operator License or ability to obtain within 3- 6 months of hire date.

Operator – Wastewater – Charlton, MA – https://whitewater.applicantpro.com/jobs/2421638.html

Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Operator, Wastewater is to operate and maintain assigned facilities and to actively support the Operations Supervisor. The Operator I will be part of an on-call rotation requiring night and weekend coverage as needed.

Requirements:

  • Commitment to 24/7 Safety Culture.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • 1 year of experience in wastewater or related industry preferred.
  • A valid and active MA Wastewater Operator License or ability to obtain within 3- 6 months of hire date.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager Winchendon, MA Veolia-North America Posted 7/7/2022

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages daily operation and maintenance and ensures compliance with operational, QA/QC, safety, environmental, and performance metrics. Typically works through Operations, Maintenance and/or Lab Supervisors to ensure that plant resources are being utilized to achieve project objectives. Teaches cost control and provides effective counsel / direction, especially where corrective actions are needed.
  • Manages the human resource functions of the facility or unit including hiring and firing, salary and job change actions, and coaching and counseling team. Works with the HSE and training team to ensure that all personnel receive safety and process training. Coaches and counsels’ team to improve technical skills and interpersonal and problem resolution skills. Works to identify and provide opportunities for the team to learn new skills and techniques. Administers labor agreements to ensure compliance and effectively deal with representative labor union(s).
  • Reviews and evaluates water reports, records, logs, and graphs to confirm adequacy of present and projected water needs. Ensures that uniform monitoring and recordkeeping are performed facility wide. Prepares reports concerned with chemical and bacteriological analyses of water for administrative purposes and regulatory agencies.
  • Administers client contracts to ensure compliance and customer satisfaction and prompt identification and client notification of scope changes.
  • Performs all baseline client relations duties, including preparation and presentation of progress and special reports.
  • Participates in client meetings, special award programs and handles resolution of client service problems in a professional manner.
  • Assists with the preparation and/or review of reports to regulatory agencies and assists with public relations duties as necessary.
  • Works with Area Manager to develop site specific or functional goals and activities required to meet overall business objectives. Maintains standards, guidelines, and procedures. Identifies needed process improvements, evaluates new concepts, technologies, and practices. Recommends and implements approved improvements.
  • Evaluates employee performance, matches abilities and job requirements and capitalizes on talents to effectively meet business objectives. Ensures that business initiatives and progress toward goals are effectively communicated to employees.
  • Proactively manages safety, plant appearance and environmental issues and ensures compliance with Federal and State standards including Hazardous Waste Disposal and Air Quality Standards. Ensures that issues are identified and addressed and elevated if necessary, in a timely manner.
  • Maintains an up-to-date plan of action to be taken in event of emergencies such as machinery, equipment or power failure or need to release dammed water to affect flood control. Manages emergencies in an effective manner.
  • Executes capital and facility improvement plans as required.
  • May oversee construction and maintenance of roads and communication lines used in operating water supply systems. Oversees contractors as required.

Qualifications:

  • At least a two-year degree in Business or Science or equivalent related experience with completion of an accredited management course.
  • Five to seven years progressive lead and/or supervisory experience within a water/wastewater treatment environment with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water/wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection.
  • Lab experience for permit testing requirements.
  • Massachusetts Grade 6C Wastewater Operators certification
  • Valid Driver’s license and safe driving record.

Job link:  https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/VeoliaEnvironnementSA/743999836854462-plant-manager?trid=d90807c2-e2ea-4f6e-8f1b-23fefdcc5d57

Operator-Wastewater Treatment Taunton, MA Veolia-North America Posted 7/7/2022

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Tends automatic and semi-automatic machines and related equipment including pumps, engines, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, chemical feed and odor control to decontaminate wastewater by settling, aeration and sludge processing.
  • Monitor control panels and adjust valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow.
  • Monitors flow meters, gauges, flow ratios, pressures and related controls through instrument panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units in assigned area.
  • Monitors and records operating conditions observations and data in area shift log.
  • Ensures conformance to process specifications. Diagnoses basic operational problems and takes corrective action per procedure. Verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to supervisor. Performs routine and preventative maintenance and maintenance related items as assigned.
  • Performs field tests (chemical, physical and biological) to pace chemical dosages for process and odor control units or alter unit processes.
  • Samples wastewater, sludge, and gases (odor control, digester, etc.) according to schedule.
  • Prepares chemical solutions and services automatic samplers.
  • Monitors process chemical supplies and recommends reorder.
  • Performs lab tests applicable to permit testing and reporting per procedures.
  • Performs routine instrument calibration for portable meters including, but not limited to, dissolved oxygen, pH, H2S, percent oxygen, lower explosive limit.
  • Performs manual labor including filling and emptying of machine bins and cleaning equipment, facilities and grounds as required.
  • Performs minor maintenance including, but not limited to, routine preventive maintenance, lubrication, and minor adjustments.
  • Operates vehicles for plant operational purposes.
  • Practices good housekeeping in assigned area and properly disposes of waste according to safety and environmental policies.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School education or equivalent with the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety, and quality instructions). Associates degree in a science or technical area strongly preferred.
  • Must have the ability to perform basic math equations.
  • Requires a Grade 6 Massachusetts wastewater treatment plant operator’s license. May consider candidate who can obtain a license within six months.
  • Experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of wastewater treatment.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment), including respirators, gas detectors, confined space equipment, etc.)
  • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets under general supervision.
  • Must demonstrate ability to efficiently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.
  • Must have the ability to diagnose process and mechanical problems in single or multiple unit processes, troubleshoot basic equipment and take corrective action within policy and procedure limitations.
  • Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24-hour emergency on-call if required by site.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

Job link: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/VeoliaEnvironnementSA/743999835857990-operator?trid=d90807c2-e2ea-4f6e-8f1b-23fefdcc5d57