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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

FRMA / Cummins Wagner – Posted 6/28/2022

Service Technician

High school education.  Mechanical and/or electrical background required Experience working with residential or municipal customers is a plus

A KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:        

  • Maintenance & repair services for E-ONE grinder pumps and pump stations 
  • New equipment start-up commissioning and training 
  • Prepare proper documentation for assigned work 
  • Provide and maintain common tools for assigned work 
  • Develop knowledge and expertise with all aspects of E-ONE pumps and pump stations 
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with customers, coworkers, and suppliers 
  • Maintain an organized, clean & resourceful work environment to include the shop, individual work areas, and service vehicle  
  • Understand and adhere to all safety-related policies, rules, and guidelines  
  • On-Call rotation for after-hours service required  
  • Frequent day travel throughout New England with some overnight travel required 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Information how to apply for the position: https://www.cummins-wagner.com/careers/

Operations Supervisor Bucklin Point RI Posted 6/27/2022

Reference: BP045

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provides day-to-day supervision and direction to subordinate skilled & semi-skilled unionized personnel involved in 7 day / 24 hour, computer controlled, continuous process operations involving wastewater treatment.  Ensures proper utilization of assigned Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) wastewater treatment equipment / facilities and personnel in accordance with all applicable Narragansett Bay Commission / State and Federal regulations / guidelines and union collective bargaining agreements. Directs and trains subordinate staff in the daily operation and preventive maintenance of NBC wastewater treatment, pumping & monitoring facilities.  Sets priorities, renders operational advice, makes daily assignments, interprets policy, and resolves issues/ problems (e.g.: personnel, union grievances, coverage, operational, safety, etc.). Assumes role of management’s representative during off-shifts.  Ensures all work (including personal efforts) is performed in accordance with NBC policy guidelines, operational SOP’s, State & Federal Permit requirements, Safety procedures and the union collective bargaining agreement.  Trains / retrains employees.  May work a rotating shift schedule, as required. Performs other duties as assigned, within skill and experience capabilities.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Preference may be given to applicants with college coursework in environmental sciences, engineering and/or management in addition to the successful completion of specialized wastewater training courses. A minimum of five years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a secondary, activated sludge wastewater treatment facility is required.

Special Requirements: Must possess a Grade II certification for wastewater treatment operators upon hire. Grade III certificate is preferred Must possess a valid State driver’s license.  This position requires a thorough practical knowledge of the methods, equipment, techniques and computer inputs used in wastewater treatment systems. 

The NBC requires vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, as well as continuing employment.

Apply within the application period as shown on this announcement.  This Agency does not assume responsibility for applications sent through the mail.  NOTE:  The Narragansett Bay Commission union contracts allow a 3 day grace period for its members only.  Bureau of Criminal Identification background check will be performed after a conditional offer of employment has been made.

SEND RESUME OR APPLICATION TO: The Narragansett Bay Commission Human Resources Office  One Service Road  Providence, RI  02905

TEL: 401-461-8848/ TTY:  (RI Relay Operator):  711 FAX:  401-461-2242

or e-mail hr@narrabay.com. E-mailed resumes must be in MS Word Format.

MCI-Concord Wastewater Operator Posted 6/27/ 2022

Minimum Grade IV-M, Shift: 6AM – 2PM, one weekend day 

Operates sewage treatment plant equipment in a manner that ensures adequate treatment of wastewater in accordance with NPDES permit and other DEP/EPA requirements; Maintains equipment by performing minor repairs and routine maintenance as required and directed; Performs sample collection and laboratory analysis as needed to maintain excellent process control and for required NPDES permit testing; Maintains records related to operations based on observations, inspections, and laboratory testing results; Assists in the preparation of monthly reports as directed; Performs housekeeping duties including painting, grounds keeping, sweeping, mopping, shoveling, and raking as needed; Assists in maintaining building interiors and exteriors; Must be able and willing to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and be able to lift 50 lbs.; Performs other duties as assigned. 

Preferred Requirement: Applicants must possess a current and valid license issued by the Massachusetts Board of Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities with a minimum grade of IV-M. 

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

 Please note that salaries for management positions are determined according to the provisions of MGL Chapter 30; Sections 45 and 46C, and by policies outlined in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Salary Administration for Managers, Confidentials, and Unclassified Employees (also known as the “Grey Book”) The DOC urges bi-lingual applicants to apply. Applicants must have no felony convictions, to include any actions defined in 5 U.S.C. 301; U.S.C. 509, 510; 42 U.S.C. 15601-15609. The Massachusetts Department of Correction shall not hire anyone who may have direct contact with offenders, who has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison or other institution as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997; or has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse, or has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in the above paragraph. The agency shall consider any incidents of sexual harassment in determining whether to hire anyone who may have contact with offenders or residents. 

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

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

Substitutions: I. A certificate of completion of a program in wastewater treatment from a recognized school above the high school level may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.*

*Education toward a certificate will be prorated based on the proportion of the requirements actually completed. 

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

Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. 

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Apply through Mass Careers www.mass.gov/masscareers

Town of Billerica WRRF Operator Posted 6/14/2022

The Town is looking for applicants for its Water Resource Recovery Facility.  Applicants must have a minimum of a Grade 2 MA Wastewater License and must attain a Grade 4 within 1 year after which they would have 1 year to achieve a Grade 6 Combined license. The wastewater plant is state of the art and completely modernized. We are a CoMag Phosphorus Removal System and currently are graded as a Grade 7 facility. Duties will include but not limited to, lab testing, plant rounds, sludge dewatering and cleaning of the grounds and buildings. After the applicant achieves their Grade 6 Combined license they will be required to go onto an on- call rotation. This is a BMEA Union position and it comes with all the benefits that the Union has bargained for. Starting pay is currently $26.29/hour which is $54.6K annually.  Please send resume and cover letter to Superintendent Jeff Kalmes at jkalmes@town.billerica.ma.us

TREATMENT PLANT ATTENDANT– WASTEWATER –  Westfield MA WMEA Grade 11 $18.15-$22.67 Posted 6/14/2022

Nature of Work in this Class: This is skilled work in operating sewage treatment machinery and related equipment. Work involves responsibility for operating, maintaining, monitoring and repairing the various units of a municipal wastewater treatment plant and related components such as pumping stations. Work is performed in accordance with standard operation and maintenance procedures with review through inspections and analysis of reports.

Illustrative Examples of Work: Inspects, cleans, lubricates, and repairs pumps and related sewage treatment machinery, tanks, and equipment including filter, chlorinators, and dechlorinators. Operates and monitors sewage treatment machinery and equipment, motors, valves, meters, gauges and such, plumbing and heating and stand by generation equipment as are required for successful operation of wastewater treatment plant. Takes and records reading of meters, gauges, and recorders; observes operations and physical condition of sewage as processed; makes required adjustments; logs hours of equipment operation. Takes for laboratory analysis samples of sewage at various treatment stages. Supervises lower titles is less skilled aspects of this work. Responsible for the clean and orderly condition of assigned stations and grounds. Maintains and repairs pumping stations; operates during flood emergencies. May engage in routine labor duties related to treatment plant operations including operating and maintaining lawn mowers and other grounds keeping equipment. May operate motor vehicles requiring no more than a Class D driver’s license. Performs other such related duties as required.

Desirable Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Working knowledge of the principles, procedures, methods and techniques of operating wastewater treatment and similar related machinery and equipment. Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in operation of a municipal wastewater treatment plant. Ability to work from blueprints and sketches. Ability to read meters, gauges, and recorders, to make indicated adjustments whether manually or via computer input; and to prepare standard reports. Ability to diagnose and correct causes of malfunction of machinery and equipment. Skill in use and care of equipment, tools and materials. Visual demands require routinely reading documents for general understanding and analytical purposes.

Exertional Requirements: Physical Activity and Strength Requirements: Standing and Bending: Frequent moderate physical effort with occasional strenuous physical effort required. Lifting: Occasional heavy lifting up to 100 pounds. Carrying: Occasional carrying up to 100 pounds. Pushing: May engage in routine labor duties including operating and maintaining lawn mowers and other grounds keeping equipment. Pulling: See above Climbing: Climbing may be required for extended periods of time. Stooping: Stooping may be required for extended periods of time. Kneeling: Kneeling may be required for extended periods of time. Crouching: See above. Weather: Outdoor work in inclement weather may be required.

Training and Experience: Experience in operation and maintenance of sludge de-watering equipment including, belt filter press, rotary pumps and polymer injection system. Experience with operating and maintaining chemical treatment systems found in wastewater treatment including; chlorine, sodium bisulfite, sodium hypochlorite, sulfuric acid and potassium permanganate. Must be able to obtain Grade 2 Massachusetts Wastewater Operator Certification within 1 year of hire. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access), computer programming. Massachusetts Class D driver’s license. Download application here Contact: christine.garvey@cityofwestfield.org

Laborer Upper Blackstone Clean Water Millbury, MA Posted 6/9/2022

Upper Blackstone Clean Water is accepting applications for a Laborer. 

Candidates will perform general tasks of a simple or routine nature.   Duties will include performing building maintenance tasks including but not limited to:  preparing surfaces for refinishing and painting; cleaning building areas, floors, hallways, and restrooms; washing, waxing, and polishing floors; washing windows, walls, and woodwork.   Performs grounds maintenance; cuts grass, weeds, and brush; trims bushes and trees; rakes grass, leaves and trash; seeds and cares for lawn and ornamental plantings. Removes snow and ice from walkways, driveways, parking areas, buildings and equipment as needed.

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: Denise Mancini, Human Resources Assistant dmancini@ubcleanwater.org

Instrument Technician/Repairman Upper Blackstone Clean Water Millbury, MA Posted 6/9/2022

Upper Blackstone Clean Water is accepting applications for an Instrument Technician/Repairman. 

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

Associate Degree related to instrumentation or related area recommended.  A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the maintenance of field instrumentation preferred.  Must possess a valid driver’s

license. 

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: Denise Mancini, Human Resources Assistantdmancini@ubcleanwater.org

Laboratory/Pretreatment Technician Upper Blackstone Clean Water Millbury, MA Posted 6/9/2022

Upper Blackstone is accepting applications for a Laboratory/Pretreatment Technician.

Qualified candidates will perform bacteriological and chemical tests and analysis and complete basic analyses in connection with wastewater treatment.  Duties will include collection of wastewater samples, preparing reagents and glassware, use of laboratory instrumentation and entering laboratory results into a database or spreadsheet program as well as assistance with industrial pretreatment activities. 

An Associate Degree related to environmental science or related studies is required.  A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.  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: Denise Mancini, Human Resources Assistant dmancini@ubcleanwater.org

Procurement / Inventory Specialist Upper Blackstone Clean Water Millbury, MA

Upper Blackstone Clean Water is accepting resumes for a Procurement / Inventory Specialist

Under the supervision of the Finance Manager, the Procurement / Inventory Specialist is responsible for procuring Upper Blackstone’s supplies. They research and identify prospective suppliers, evaluate their offering against key business criteria and the required product specifications, and negotiate purchase agreements.

To be successful as a Procurement / Inventory Specialist, you should be able to develop efficient procurement solutions and support management with the development and implementation of sourcing strategies. Ultimately, an outstanding Procurement / Inventory Specialist should have excellent communication and negotiation skills, be an analytical thinker, and demonstrate a good working knowledge of purchasing strategies.  Must be committed to learning purchasing and inventory control activities at a modern wastewater facility.

Associates degree in a related technical or business administration field; course work in a related area of computer applications; 2+ years of experience as a Purchasing Specialist or in a similar role; Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

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: Denise Mancini, Human Resource Assistant dmancini@ubcleanwater.org

Senior Operator, Operator, Operator Trainee – Greater Lawrence Sanitary District (GLSD) Posted 6/9/2022

Senior Operator – Salary Range:  $31.31-$36.41/hr. Candidates shall possess a Grade 6 Municipal Wastewater Operator License.  This is a 12 hour day shift position. The chosen candidate will be responsible for and participate in the operation and control of the wastewater treatment plant and associated facilities.  Directs and assists operators to provide continuous operation of the facility.

Wastewater Operator– Salary Range: Operator $20.49 – $30.71/hr.  Candidates shall possess a Grade 4 (or higher) Municipal Wastewater Operator License. The chosen candidate participates in the daily operations and maintenance of the wastewater treatment facility.  This position has five shifts. The available shifts will be discussed during the interview process.

Starting salary commensurate with experience.

Operator Trainee – Salary $19.52/hr. must be able to acquire Grade 4 (or higher) MA Municipal Wastewater License within six months.  Training provided.

The Greater Lawrence Sanitary District (GLSD) is a municipal wastewater treatment facility in North Andover, Massachusetts. The GLSD provides employees with a competitive benefits package including sick, personal and vacation time and life, dental and health insurance.  Additionally, employees participate in a defined benefits pension plan. The GLSD is seeking candidates for the following positions:

All applicants must be able to pass a background check and a physical which will include drug testing.  Please submit job application and resume to Ann Rader, GLSD, 240 Charles St. North Andover, MA 01845 or arader@glsd.org  Application deadline is June 30, 2022 or until position is filled.  EOE

Industrial Operator Milford, MA Posted 5/25/2022

The Waste Treatment Operator 1 at Photofabrication Engineering Inc. is responsible for the overall operability of the wastewater system in a safe and orderly manner, following all state and local guidelines. This includes but is not limited to start-up and shut-down operations, analysis of wastewater samples, monitoring equipment performance, calibrating pH probes, working with acids, bases, and coagulants, observing and documenting (logging) flows, calibrations, equipment status, and problems that may occur. The wastewater operator is required to perform general housekeeping, inventory control, and enter results into a computer. He or she assists in the coordination of operations, operates pumps, presses, probes, etc. and mitigates problems, as necessary.

Role and Responsibilities:  • The operator’s overall responsibility is to assist in ensuring the systems operational  integrity is maintained and is operated within the MassDEP permit guidelines.   • Responsible for assisting with the daily operations, logging of information, this includes system changes, chemical dose changes, set-point changes, maintenance of  equipment, problems with equipment, etc. • Chemical usage, calibrations to pH probes, and water flow readings are documented and maintained separate from the daily logs. • The operator is responsible for Handling, labeling, storing, and processing hazardous  materials for waste pickup.

Required Skills and Qualifications:  • High School Diploma or equivalent    • Must be an advocate for safety, improvement, and change.   • Must be able to work well in a team setting as well as alone.  • Good record keeping and monitoring skills 

Recommended Skills and Qualifications:  • Massachusetts Grade 2 I/M or higher Wastewater Operators License, required or actively pursuing  • Must have a minimum of 2 years in a municipal or industrial wastewater setting.  • Must have a working knowledge of wastewater permits and the pretreatment  processes.  • Metals precipitation experience is a bonus.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to move 55 gallons drums, lift and carry 50-pound bags of dry chemical up or down 15 steps, must be able to remain standing 75% of workday. Constant handling, gripping, grasping; Frequent walking, extension of the neck upward, downward and side to side; standing, sitting, bending, stooping, crouching, crawling, kneeling, pushing, pulling, twisting at the waist, fingering, typing, climbing stairs, ladders. Frequent exposure to chemicals, excessive noises, slippery or uneven walking surfaces, water, hazardous materials, and noise; May work at heights, in confined spaces, and in inclement weather conditions. Must be able to work for extended periods of time in protective clothing to include:1. Face shields  2. Goggles  3. Safety boots  4. Protective gloves  5. Apron 6. Safety glasses with safety shields.

All applications/resumes can be emailed to : kchurch@photofabrication.com

Marion, MA WPCF – Assistant Chief Operator Posted 5/25/2022

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. Must be available for after-hour emergency calls and weekend duty shifts on a rotating basis.

The ideal candidate must work as a member of a team, 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. Some experience (wastewater treatment, 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.

Operator I Lowell Posted 5/16/2022

The City of Lowell is seeking candidates for the position Operator I in the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The position reports directly to Head Treatment Plant Operator and Operations Superintendent and is responsible for operating, maintaining, and repairing sewage treatment machinery and equipment, makes routine laboratory tests and sewage at various stages of treatment, takes and records readings of instruments, adjustments in equipment and maintains operations log.  Driver’s license required. Salary range: $714.28 (min) to $869.86 (max) w/o licenses; $898.33 (min) to $1,095.77. (max) with appropriate licenses; weekly. 40 hours per week; various shifts; operates on 24 hour basis.  Qualified individuals should apply by the deadline of June 8, 2022 by submitting application/resume with cover letter to Mary Callery, HR Director, using the City of Lowell job opportunities online portal:  https://ess.lowellma.gov/employmentopportunities

EOE/AA/504 Employer

Maintenance Supervisor and Mechanic Millwright Posted 5/08/2022

The Greater Lawrence Sanitary District (GLSD) serves the wastewater treatment needs of several communities in the Merrimack Valley and is located in North Andover, Massachusetts. 

We are currently seeking a Maintenance Supervisor. The selected candidate will be responsible for directly supervising all maintenance personnel, including assigning all personnel to daily work tasks.  Candidates must have minimal six years of experience in the industrial, water, or wastewater sector.  Electrical experience and licensure preferred.   A combination of education and experience will be considered.  Salary range is $74,000 – $85,000. 

We are also seeking a Mechanic Millwright.  This is a 1st shift position, M-F 7AM – 3PM.  Salary range $22.53-31.08/hr. Candidate shall be mechanically inclined and have experience with the repair of industrial equipment.  Reciprocating engine and heavy equipment experience is a plus.   Starting salary commensurate with experience.

The District provides employees with a competitive benefits package including sick, personal and vacation time, and life, dental and health insurance.  Additionally the District offers a defined benefits retirement plan.

All applicants must be able to pass a background check and physical.  Please submit cover letter and resume to Ann Rader, Office Manager, Greater Lawrence Sanitary District, 240 Charles Street, North Andover, MA 01845 or arader@glsd.org.  Application deadline is May 30, 2022.  EOE

Wastewater Operator and Operator Trainee GLSD Posted 5/08/2022

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

Wastewater Operator– Salary Range: Operator $20.49 – $30.71/hr.  Candidates shall possess a Grade 4 (or higher) Municipal Wastewater Operator License. The chosen candidate will participate in the daily operations and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Facility.  This position has five different shifts which will be discussed during the interview process.

Starting salary commensurate with experience.

Operator Trainee – Salary $19.52/hr. must be able to acquire Grade 4 (or higher) MA municipal Wastewater License within six months. 

All applicants must be able to pass a background check and a physical which will include drug testing.  Please submit job application and resume to Ann Rader, GLSD, 240 Charles St. North Andover, MA 01845 or arader@glsd.org  Application deadline is May 30, 2022 or until position is filled.  EOE

Electrician GLSD Posted May 8, 2022

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

Electrician – Salary Range: $25.60 – $36.22/hr.  Candidate shall possess a Mass Journeyman’s Electrical License.  The chosen candidate will participates in and perform the testing, maintenance and operation, replacement, overhaul and repair of the electrical equipment of the treatment plant and associated facilities.

Please submit application and/or resume to Ann Rader, GLSD, 240 Charles St. North Andover, MA 01845 or to arader@glsd by May 30, 2022. EOE

Department of Public Works – Water & Sewer DivisionSMEO/Laborer – Marlborough

Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posting Number:         AA#22-13 Date Posted:             May 3, 2022
Weekly Hours:           40 Hrs/Wk, Tues. – Sat. FLSA:                           Non-Exempt
Hiring Rate:                  $24.6409/hr. Bargaining Unit: MPWEOA
Step Rate:            $24.6409 – $31.1266/hr. Location:                    Various Locations

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, Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant.   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.  Also responsible for operating trucks and equipment in support of the maintenance and repair of municipal roadways, facilities, and infrastructure.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    ●     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.

    ●     Perform all tasks required for a safe and orderly operation of the Resident Dropoff Facility.

    ●     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 handling and hauling of wastewater residuals.

    ●     Performs other duties as directed by the Assistant Commissioner of Operations, Assistant Commissioner of Utilities, Commissioner of Public Works, Foreman or General Foreman.

    ●     Performs related duties as required.

To see the full job description:   SMEO/Laborer, Water/Sewer Division, EWWTP

Please forward cover letter and resume to: hrjobs@marlborough-ma.gov Position will remain open until filled.

Marion, MA WPCF – Operator Posted 5/2/2022

The Town of Marion, MA is accepting applications for a full-time licensed operator at our municipal SBR treatment facility. A MA Grade 4M license (or higher) is required. This is a full-time, benefit eligible, union position. Must be available for after-hour emergency calls and weekend duty shifts on a rotating basis.

The ideal candidate must work as a member of a team, under the supervision of the WPCF Manager and the Assistant Chief Operator, to operate and maintain the wastewater collection, treatment and discharge system in accordance with the plant NPDES permit and CMOM requirements. Some experience (wastewater treatment, SCADA, basic mechanical and piping skills) is 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.

Distribution Operator, Large Water Systems WhiteWater Posted 4/27/2022

Position Summary:The Distribution Operator will work under the direction of the Foreman in the operations of the Southbridge Distributions system (Grade DIII). Primarily assisting in the completion of all facets of water system distribution and maintenance work. Including but not limited to gate valve exercising, hydrant maintenance, meter reading, water distribution system and facility maintenance, and interaction with the public. Massachusetts D1 or D2 drinking water licenses are advantageous, but not required. The candidate must live within 30 minutes of Southbridge, MA.

Apply online: https://whitewater.applicantpro.com/jobs/2332804.html

Maintenance Manager WhiteWater Posted 4/27/2022

Position Summary:Manages, directs, plans organize and supervises all company maintenance and repair activities. Implements, monitors and directs efficient and effective maintenance practices and processes. Supervises the Maintenance Supervisors in their areas of responsibilities. Coordinate with management, field personnel and subcontractors) to enhance safety, business quality, compliance, growth and profitability.

Hiring Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering) or equivalent related experience. Technical/trade school or licensing (plumbing, welding, electrician, HVAC, etc.) a plus.
  • At least 7 years’ work experience in various positions within the water and wastewater industry environment with knowledge of methods, principles and practices of operating, maintaining and repairing water and wastewater equipment, instrumentation and associated systems.
  • Experience with pumps, motor, hydraulics, compressed air, electronics (VFD’s, PLC’s, etc.), high-speed rotational equipment, solids processing, and conveying equipment.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ Lead or Supervisory experience required with understanding of human relations, training, performance evaluation and health and safety.
  • Must demonstrate effective skills in troubleshooting, problem solving, and team building.
  • Must have general knowledge of budget preparation and understanding of cost control.
  • Demonstrated good verbal communications and interpersonal skills in order to interface with and motivate all levels of personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, timely, effective, complete, and easily understood written communications and reports.
  • Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required personal protection equipment.
  • PC skills and knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software for preparing work related reports, charts, graphs and data submittal requirements. Ability to use computer systems for preparing work orders and purchasing requisitions. (CMMS Software)

Apply Online: https://whitewater.applicantpro.com/jobs/2332827.html

Operator – Industrial Water WhiteWater 4/22/2022

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

Hiring Requirements/Preferences:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Industrial Wastewater or related industry required.
  • Must possess a valid and active MA Industrial Wastewater Operator License Grade 3-I / 5-C or higher.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate in Windows and MS Office.
  • Must be available for after hours and on call work as required.
  • Must possess knowledge of regulatory requirements.
  • Must possess a valid unrestricted driver’s license.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug test (including marijuana).

Apply Online: https://whitewater.applicantpro.com/jobs/2345624.html

Operator II – Wastewater WhiteWater Posted 4/27/2022

Position Summary:The Operator/Service Tech will operate and maintain assigned wastewater treatment facilities, will actively support the Operations Lead Operator & Supervisor, and will be part of an on-call rotation requiring night and weekend coverage as needed.

Functions/Responsibilities

  • Maintain compliant, safe and clean work environment at all assigned facilities.
  • Complete and maintain site specific operation and maintenance record logs and forms and submit all reports in a timely manner according to schedules provided.
  • Provide accurate filing and recordkeeping according to company policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure assigned facilities are properly operated and maintained within customer, regulatory, permit and contract requirements.
  • Conduct sampling and field analysis as required by corporate, local, state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Regularly communicate with Lead Operator & Operations Supervisor on all activities related to assigned facilities.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for continuous improvement for the operation and maintenance of assigned facilities.
  • Professionally interact with customer and regulatory agencies.
  • Additional duties as needed.

Apply Online: https://whitewater.applicantpro.com/jobs/2325004.html

Part-Time Inventory/Administration Clerk, Millbury, MA Posted 4/26/2022

Upper Blackstone Clean Water, one of New England’s largest clean water treatment plants, has an opening for a part-time Inventory/Administration Clerk to work up to 20 hours per week with flexibility on schedule.  

The Inventory/Administration Clerk will perform clerical work ensuring that spare parts are adequately available for equipment repairs and tools and equipment are properly cleaned and stored.  Must be committed to learning purchasing and inventory control activities and be skilled in the use of personal computers with knowledge of database use, word processing, and windows-based operating systems.

The Inventory/Administration Clerk will also perform administrative general tasks of a simple or routine nature.  Duties will include answering the telephone, daily distribution of mail, and receiving, stocking, and distribution of office supplies.

Contact: Liz Mailhot, Human Resources Manager emailhot@ubcleanwater.org

Maintenance Mechanic/Technician Woodard & Curran Boston MA Posted 4/18/2022 

Requisition Number: R01784

​DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:  Woodard & Curran is growing, and we are looking for qualified Maintenance Technicians and Mechanics in South Boston! As a Maintenance Technician, you will repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, pneumatic tools, vehicles, and sewer and/or water distribution systems, while complying with all company Health & Safety procedures and policies.  Must be able to dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts and examine form and texture of parts to detect imperfections. Employees who join Woodard & Curran’s staff find a culture that is welcoming, supportive, and empowering.

What would you be doing at Woodard & Curran?  • Day-to-day operations and maintenance of the facilities.  • 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. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Proven track record with regulators.

Why would you choose Woodard & Curran? • You would be offered a generous total rewards package:

 + Competitive compensation.  + Excellent Benefits to include retirement, generous paid time off, holidays, medical & dental insurance, flexible spending account.  + career growth.  + Support and reimbursement in earning, upgrading, and keeping your licenses and certifications within the industry. Bonus potential for obtaining next level licensure.  + The opportunity to become more versatile and even more technically proficient. We cross-train to improve facility operations, job satisfaction, and job security.

We look forward to hearing from you and to discuss why YOU would be a great addition to the Woodard & Curran team!

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement  Woodard & Curran is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion  We value diversity, equity and inclusion and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Woodard & Curran believes that diverse teams working together in an equitable, inclusive culture provides the right environment for employees to thrive, our clients to benefit, and our business to prosper over the long run. Our success is tied to a culture that embraces our differences and creates an environment where everyone can bring their whole, authentic selves to work. When employees are supported to reach their full potential, we can provide our clients with the most innovative, sound, and cost-effective solutions.

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

https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=65983fabfe796b1f7f6c7bb6453685dd

Operator & Maintenance Technician I Veolia- North America  Orleans, MA Posted 4/14/2022

Job link:  https://www.smartrecruiters.com/VeoliaEnvironnementSA/743999818430957-operator-maintenance-technician-i?trid=d90807c2-e2ea-4f6e-8f1b-23fefdcc5d57

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

Operator & Maintenance Technician IV Veolia- North America Orleans, MA Posted 4/14/2022

Job link: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/VeoliaEnvironnementSA/743999815843372-operator-maintenance-technician-iv?trid=d90807c2-e2ea-4f6e-8f1b-23fefdcc5d57

Education/Equivalent: High School diploma or equivalent. Valid MA Grade 5C or higher Wastewater Treatment Operator License required   Valid MA Driver’s license.

Work Experience NeededMinimum 5 years experience working in the water or wastewater industry or related fields.  Experience in a laboratory or utility related field, or a combination of education and experience required.

Special Skills/Abilities NeededStrong 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

O&M Technician   Plymouth Woodard & Curran Posted 4/6/2022

Application number: R01849

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:  What will you be doing at Woodard & Curran? Be part of a team that operates the Plymouth, MA Wastewater Treatment Facility and Collection System. Each day presents different challenges and learning opportunities as we work towards 100% compliance which is achieved by daily process monitoring and a comprehensive maintenance system. If you enjoy working outdoors protecting nature’s precious resource, water, then this position is for you.  Woodard & Curran is dedicated to our employee’s growth and development and wants to help you on your career path.

The Plymouth MA staff is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant, collection system, and ancillary equipment. This full-time position is responsible for the operation and general maintenance of equipment at a 3 MGD Sequential Batch Reactor (SBR) wastewater treatment facility. Primary focus will be in laboratory analysis, record keeping, and process control. Secondary focus is assisting with maintenance projects and general facility and grounds maintenance.

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?  • Massachusetts Grade V or higher license preferred  • Minimum of one year of experience in a wastewater treatment facility, operation, and maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education.  • High School or trade school diploma is required, Associate Degree or higher preferred.  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, other personnel, and the general public.  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.  • Familiarity with biological/chemical treatment processes with particular aptitude for laboratory analysis, record keeping, and facility maintenance. • Must be able to lift or move up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis.

Woodard & Curran offers a generous compensation and benefits package to include retirement, generous paid time off, holidays, medical & dental insurance, flexible spending account, career growth, and more! Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement  Woodard & Curran is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion We value diversity, equity and inclusion and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Woodard & Curran believes that diverse teams working together in an equitable, inclusive culture provides the right environment for employees to thrive, our clients to benefit, and our business to prosper over the long run. Our success is tied to a culture that embraces our differences and creates an environment where everyone can bring their whole, authentic selves to work. When employees are supported to reach their full potential, we can provide our clients with the most innovative, sound, and cost-effective solutions.

To apply for this position, please use the following URL: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=aa440fa9c5f5ac26ad468a76bd116008

Wastewater Superintendent  Town of Merrimac-DPW Posted 4/6/2022

The Town of Merrimac, Ma is seeking a self-motivated, highly qualified applicant for Sewer Superintendent. Qualifications include high school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree is desirable; five to seven years’ experience relating to sewer systems with at least two years supervisory capacity; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must have a Grade V Wastewater Treatment Operator’s License; Grade II Collection System Certification preferred.

Responsibilities include performing supervisory and technical work in coordinating and overseeing the efficient operations of the municipal wastewater treatment plant and collection system. For a complete job description and more information: www.townofmerrimac.com , search for Jobs.

To apply to this job, forward your resume to dpwdir@townofmerrimac.com Applications Must be received by June 30th 2022  Contact Info: Bob Sinibaldi 978-290-1400 dpwdir@townofmerrimac.com

Waste Water Treatment Chief  Pepsi Cola Ayer and Littleton Posted 4/3/2022

You already know and love our products!

CPF, Inc is a privately held leading manufacturer and bottler of quality beverages sold under the Pepsi-Cola brand and other well-known private labels. Producing 40 million cases per year, you know and love our products. Our two production facilities are growing and combined have more than 200 associates in our Ayer and Littleton MA locations. We are seeking a Wastewater Treatment Technician to join our Littleton team.

OUR OUTSTANDING BENEFITS INCLUDE: Blue Benefit Administrators PPO AND EPO (NO DEDUCTIBLES/SMALL EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS AND CO-PAYS)

  • Delta Dental   Employer Paid Life Insurance   Employer Paid Short Term Disability   Employer paid uniforms   Safety Shoe Reimbursement   Prescription Safety Glasses Reimbursement   Paid Sick Time   Paid Vacation   12 Paid Holidays   Employee Gifts  Product Giveaways   Discounted memberships   401(k) employer matching   Profit sharing   $500 employee referral bonus program


The Wastewater Treatment Technician will operate, monitor, maintain and trouble-shoot the wastewater treatment and its processes.

Licensure Required  Must have a current Grade 5-C Full Wastewater Treatment Operator License as issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or an Environmental Engineering degree, be willing to train and obtain this license   At least 2 years of experience as a Wastewater Treatment Technician required     Perform and document various tests required by State and Federal agencies for the operation of a wastewater treatment plant   Have a working knowledge of the machinery used for wastewater treatment and pumping stations   Have a working knowledge of the operation, methods and procedures of a wastewater treatment plant   Have a basic knowledge of State and Federal rules governing wastewater discharges and worker safety

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Safety is our number one priority We provide the safest environment possible for our employees by providing proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), thorough sanitation practices, as well as following all OSHA and CDC guidance.You can visit our website at www.cpf-nehf.com.

Laboratory/ Pretreatment Technician – Summer Internship Millbury, MA Posted 4/3/2022

Upper Blackstone is hiring a Laboratory/ Pretreatment Technician for our summer internship.  Qualified candidates will perform bacteriological and chemical tests and analysis and complete basic analyses in connection with wastewater treatment.  Duties will include collection of wastewater samples, preparing reagents and glassware, use of laboratory instrumentation and entering laboratory results into a database or spreadsheet program as well as assistance with industrial pretreatment activities. 

Requirements:  Accepted to college and will attend in coming semester or attending college with an interest in biology or environmental science.  A High school degree required supplemented with college courses or other courses in related area with environmental science emphasis.

Send cover letter and resume to:  Liz Mailhot, SHRM-CP, Upper Blackstone, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527-2199, emailhot@ubcleanwater.org.

SEWER CRAFTSPERSON Westborough Posted 3/24/2022

The Town of Westborough Department of Public Works seeks applications from energetic, team-oriented individuals for the full-time position of Sewer Maintenance Craftsperson. Position is primarily focused on maintenance activities associated with the town’s wastewater collection system, which includes multiple pump stations. The position requires availability for on-call duties during inclement weather events and other emergencies.  Applicants shall possess a high school diploma or general education degree and three to five years of experience in public works and/or construction and maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must have Massachusetts CDL Class B or greater with tank endorsement. Must have Massachusetts Hoisting License for Backhoe/Front End Loader. Must obtain D1 license within one year of hire. A full job description may be obtained at the Town of Westborough Human Resources website. This is a union position, W-4, with a salary range of $20.39-$29.16 DOQ. Interested persons should submit a resume to Kimberly Foster, Assistant Town Manager, 34 West Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581 or email via jobs@town.westborough.ma.us. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employee

Waste Water Treatment Operator (Industrial – Anodyne ) Randolph Posted 3/24 

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

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

Chief Operator Pepperell Department of Public Works Pepperell, MA 3/21/2022 

Position Purpose: The purpose of this position is to perform responsible operation and maintenance work for the wastewater system under the management and/or control of the Pepperell Department of Public Works and all other related work as required.  

Essential Functions: Primarily responsible for the supervision of all wastewater personnel, including developing work schedules and assignments for division employees; Oversees and participates in the operation of the wastewater facilities and the repair and maintenance of publicly owned treatment works and all related equipment to insure all work complies with industry and town standards; Ensuring inventories of parts, materials and equipment are sufficiently maintained; reviewing and approving invoicing for supplies and services; Responds to inquiries from residents or others, pertaining to division operations; Interacts frequently with members of the building community, regional groups, local/state officials, and other municipal employees; makes frequent contacts with the general public; Prepares various annual, quarterly and/or monthly reports; Assists in the preparation and filing of reports to regulatory agencies regarding activities and performance of DPW programs; Works with other DPW staff to implement safety programs; maintain and update all existing safety and confine space entry programs including, but not limited to, explosion atmosphere, traffic management, construction, general safety, etc. 

Minimum Qualifications: High School graduate (or GED) is required.  Minimum ten years of municipal wastewater operation and maintenance experience, with at least two years of supervisory experience.  Extensive background in wastewater process control, regulations and equipment maintenance and repair.  Grade 6C Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator required. 

Preferred Qualifications: Associates Degree in a related field, Class B Commercial Driver’s License, Class B or better Hydraulic License, Class 2B Hoisting License, Experience with processes and equipment utilized by the Pepperell POTW. The Town reserves the right to accept any combination of experience, education and licensure in the selection and hiring of employees. 

Hourly Pay.     Hiring Range  $31.94 – $34.65 Full Range      $31.94 – $39.03 40 hours per week. 

To obtain the application information and submittal requirements package for this position, contact Susan Tocci at 978-433-0327, by email at stocci@town.pepperell.ma.us by visiting our website:  http://www.town.pepperell.ma.us. The District has a comprehensive and competitive benefits package  EOE

Facilities Attendant South Essex Sewerage District, Salem, MA Posted 3/15/2022

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

Recommended Minimum Qualifications

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

Special Requirements Massachusetts Driver’s License.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Assists in the operation of equipment and systems which are used in the control of flow and the processing of wastewater and residual materials.  Monitors alarms and control consoles. Monitors and operates facility communication systems. Operates motorized equipment to load, transport, and unload screenings, grit, scum and sludge. Assists in operating valves and gates; starts and stops related equipment which control and adjust flow and treatment process.  Assists in performing routine maintenance and adjustment functions to process equipment, such as unplugging pumps, grinders, and process lines, as well as lubrication. Unloads and loads processing chemicals. Delivers samples. Cleans process areas and equipment.     

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

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

Operator I Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) Posted 3/10/2022 Reference No. FP129

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Takes and records readings of plant equipment, including temperature, pressure, and vacuum.  Operates a variety of pumps, valves, gates, and switches in order to operate the plant equipment.  Responds to alarms or operational problems within plant property and at remote locations and takes corrective action based on defined procedures or supervisor direction.  Cleans plant equipment and facilities and maintains a safe working environment.  Frequently requires operation of a forklift, Bobcat, front end loader, sweeper, scum truck, and/or pick-up truck.  Collects samples, performs standard tests, and records results; notifies supervisor if readings are abnormal.  Assists other operators and plant staff with cleaning, maintaining, repairing, and installing plant equipment.  Receives hazardous materials (chemical deliveries) and completes appropriate paperwork.  Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.   As required, to drive a facility vehicle on or off site.  Medium Work: exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or G.E.D. as required and authorized by Chapter 42-17.4 of the RI General Laws of 1956, as amended (RIGL).

EXPERIENCE:  Performance in basic maintenance. Following instructions. Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.  Cleaning and sanitation principles and practices. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Within one year of employment, must possess an Operator-In-Training (OIT) Grade I certification license for wastewater treatment plant.   Valid driver’s license in good standing is required at time of employment.

The NBC requires vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, as well as continuing employment

SEND RESUME OR APPLICATION TO: The Narragansett Bay Commission

Human Resources Office One Service Road Providence, RI  02905

TEL: 401-461-8848/ TTY:  (RI Relay Operator):  711 FAX:  401-461-2242

or e-mail hr@narrabay.com. E-mailed resumes must be in MS Word Format.

Operator I Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) Posted 3/10/2022 Reference No. BP017

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Takes and records readings of plant equipment, including temperature, pressure, and vacuum.  Operates a variety of pumps, valves, gates, and switches in order to operate the plant equipment.  Responds to alarms or operational problems within plant property and at remote locations and takes corrective action based on defined procedures or supervisor direction.  Cleans plant equipment and facilities and maintains a safe working environment.  Frequently requires operation of a forklift, Bobcat, front end loader, sweeper, scum truck, and/or pick-up truck.  Collects samples, performs standard tests, and records results; notifies supervisor if readings are abnormal.  Assists other operators and plant staff with cleaning, maintaining, repairing, and installing plant equipment.  Receives hazardous materials (chemical deliveries) and completes appropriate paperwork.  Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.   As required, to drive a facility vehicle on or off site.  Medium Work: exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or G.E.D. as required and authorized by Chapter 42-17.4 of the RI General Laws of 1956, as amended (RIGL).

EXPERIENCE:  Performance in basic maintenance. Following instructions. Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.  Cleaning and sanitation principles and practices. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Within one year of employment, must possess an Operator-In-Training (OIT) Grade I certification license for wastewater treatment plant.   Valid driver’s license in good standing is required at time of employment.

The NBC requires vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, as well as continuing employment

SEND RESUME OR APPLICATION TO: The Narragansett Bay Commission

Human Resources Office One Service Road Providence, RI  02905

TEL: 401-461-8848/ TTY:  (RI Relay Operator):  711 FAX:  401-461-2242

or e-mail hr@narrabay.com. E-mailed resumes must be in MS Word Format.

Operations Supervisor Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) Posted 3/10/2022 Reference No. FP010

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provides day-to-day supervision and direction to subordinate skilled & semi-skilled unionized personnel involved in 7 day / 24 hour, computer controlled, continuous process operations involving wastewater treatment.  Ensures proper utilization of assigned Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) wastewater treatment equipment / facilities and personnel in accordance with all applicable Narragansett Bay Commission / State and Federal regulations / guidelines and union collective bargaining agreements. Directs and trains subordinate staff in the daily operation and preventive maintenance of NBC wastewater treatment, pumping & monitoring facilities.  Sets priorities, renders operational advice, makes daily assignments, interprets policy, and resolves issues/ problems (e.g.: personnel, union grievances, coverage, operational, safety, etc.). Assumes role of management’s representative during off-shifts.  Ensures all work (including personal efforts) is performed in accordance with NBC policy guidelines, operational SOP’s, State & Federal Permit requirements, Safety procedures and the union collective bargaining agreement.  Trains / retrains employees.  May work a rotating shift schedule, as required. Performs other duties as assigned, within skill and experience capabilities.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Preference may be given to applicants with college coursework in environmental sciences, engineering and/or management in addition to the successful completion of specialized wastewater training courses. A minimum of five years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a secondary, activated sludge wastewater treatment facility is required.

Special Requirements:

Must possess a Grade II certification for wastewater treatment operators upon hire. Grade III certificate is preferred

Must possess a valid State driver’s license.  This position requires a thorough practical knowledge of the methods, equipment, techniques and computer inputs used in wastewater treatment systems. 

The NBC requires vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, as well as continuing employment.

SEND RESUME OR APPLICATION TO: The Narragansett Bay Commission

Human Resources Office One Service Road Providence, RI  02905

TEL: 401-461-8848/ TTY:  (RI Relay Operator):  711 FAX:  401-461-2242

or e-mail hr@narrabay.com. E-mailed resumes must be in MS Word Format.

Public Works Engineer – Water Systems Concord Posted 3/5/2021

Concord Public Works, a recognized leader in the industry, is seeking an individual to plan, develop, coordinate and administer engineering related tasks pertaining to the Town’s water and sewer infrastructure. Concord is a progressive, customer-focused municipality, and we take pride in providing a safe and reliable water supply, as well as wastewater collection and treatment for residential, commercial and institutional users.  Candidates must have strong project management and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work independently. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Full salary range: $70,307-$106,056.  We value diversity and welcome candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  All applications will be reviewed and the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to one or more interviews.  All applicants will be notified of their standing in the process as soon as a decision has been made on their individual application.

Appointment of the final candidate will be contingent upon the results of pre-placement conditions including criminal and credit history checks, a physical exam and a drug screening.  Costs of these pre-placement requirements will be borne by the Town.

Visit https://concordconnection.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/274?c=concordconnection for complete job description

Wastewater Operator – Woodard & Curran Location: Concord, MA Posted 3/1/2022

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. This full-time position is responsible for the operation and general maintenance of equipment at a 1 MGD advanced wastewater treatment facility. Primary focus will be in laboratory analysis, record keeping, and process control. Secondary focus is assisting with maintenance projects and general facility and grounds maintenance. What will you need to succeed: A Massachusetts Grade IV or higher license, or the ability to obtain within 6 months. Minimum of one year of experience in a wastewater treatment facility, operation, and maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education. High School or trade school diploma is required, Associate Degree or higher preferred. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, other personnel, and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Familiarity with biological/chemical treatment processes with particular aptitude for laboratory analysis, record keeping, and facility maintenance. Must be able to lift or move up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis.

To apply to this position, please use the following URL: https://osv-wc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/WoodardCurran/job/Concord-MA/Wastewater-Operator_R01688 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.

DPW Operator Technician (Wastewater) or DPW Operator Technician Apprentice (Wastewater) Uxbridge Posted 2/24/2022

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, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension 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 (DPW Operator 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.

The Town of Uxbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Maintenance Mechanic/Technician Boston Posted 2/21/2022

Woodard & Curran Requisition Number: R01784

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Woodard & Curran is growing, and we are looking for qualified Maintenance Technicians and Mechanics in South Boston! As a Maintenance Technician, you will repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, pneumatic tools, vehicles, and sewer and/or water distribution systems, while complying with all company Health & Safety procedures and policies.  Must be able to dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts and examine form and texture of parts to detect imperfections. Employees who join Woodard & Curran’s staff find a culture that is welcoming, supportive, and empowering.

What would you be doing at Woodard & Curran?

  • Day-to-day operations and maintenance of the facilities.
  • 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.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven track record with regulators.

Why would you choose Woodard & Curran?

You would be offered a generous total rewards package:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent Benefits to include retirement, generous paid time off, holidays, medical & dental insurance, flexible spending account.
  • career growth.
  • Support and reimbursement in earning, upgrading, and keeping your licenses and certifications within the industry. Bonus potential for obtaining next level licensure. – The opportunity to become more versatile and even more technically proficient. We cross-train to improve facility operations, job satisfaction, and job security.

To apply for this position, please use the following URL:https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=a5da4a4d8febf228a593228b37b894bf

Water Handler Bridgewater Posted 2/7/2022

The Town of Bridgewater is seeking a self-starter to join our team at our Water Treatment Plant. If you want to join a hard-working team that shares a commitment to provide top-quality municipal services to the residents of the Town of Bridgewater, consider this opportunity. 

Reporting Relationship: Water Supply Superintendent, Chief Plant Operator 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: This content is qualifying, but not limited to:

  • Must hold a certificate required by the Massachusetts Division of Registration for Drinking Water Facilities, currently a Grade 2-T or obtain a certificate within six (6) months of hiring.  This position requires certification by the Massachusetts Division of Registration for Drinking Water Facilities. If the Town’s Water System is upgraded, must obtain License as system is rated.
  • Water Handler will assume the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Must be able to operate and repair chemical pumps and motors of all kinds. 
  • Must be able to keep chemical pumps and motors clean and operating at all times.
  • Will handle water treatment chemicals at all times in a safe manner.
  • Will perform maintenance in all the Water Plants and Pump Houses.
  • Will keep all Water Treatment Plants, Pump Houses, and Water Towers clean inside and out.
  • Must be able to work harmoniously with all Water Department Personnel.
  • May have to perform other duties within the Water Department. 
  • Will work under the direction of the Chief Plant Operator. 
  • Will have to upgrade License Certification if the Board of Water Registrars upgrades the Town’s Certification requirements. 
  • Will do all work as assigned or required by the Water Superintendent.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to learn, grow and thrive professionally. 

Apply at:  https://www.bridgewaterma.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=99&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Water-Handler-80 

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

Area Supervisor, Water MWRA Chelsea, MA Posted 2/2/2022

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

Maintenance Manager Greater Lawrence Sanitary District (GLSD) Posted 2/1/2022

The Greater Lawrence Sanitary District (GLSD) serves the wastewater treatment needs of several communities in the Merrimack Valley and is located in North Andover, Massachusetts.  The position of  Maintenance Manager is currently available. The selected candidate will be responsible for directing all aspects of maintenance and repair at the District’s facilities, including the treatment facility, pumping station and metering stations; planning and scheduling of work and staff activities and preparation/oversight of the department’s budget. The District provides employees with a competitive benefits package including  sick, personal and vacation time, and life, dental and health insurance.  Additionally the District offers a defined benefits retirement plan.  Candidates must have six years of experience in the industrial, water, or wastewater sector.  Electrical experience and licensure preferred.   A combination of education and experience will be considered.  Starting salary commensurate with experience.

All applicants must be able to pass a background check.  Please submit cover letter and resume to Ann Rader, Office Manager, Greater Lawrence Sanitary District, 240 Charles Street, North Andover, MA 01845 or arader@glsd.org.  Application deadline is February 28, 2022.  EOE

WWT Pump Station Maintenance Rochester NH Posted 1/31/2022

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

  • Level II Wastewater Collection License required (or ability to obtain).
  • Valid CDL-B driver’s license required.

AFSCME grade 4; Pay range $18.45 to $26.40 dependent upon qualifications and experience with competitive benefits. Pre-employment testing to include motor vehicle, criminal, medical & drug screen. For more information on the City’s application process, to view the entire job description or to obtain an application, visit the HR page of the City’s website at www.rochesternh.net.  A rating of your application will be based on your education, training and experience as it relates to the requirements for this position. It is essential, therefore, that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application. Position open until filled. 

Submit completed City application to: Human Resources – #601250, City of Rochester, 31 Wakefield StreetRochester, NH 03867 or humanresources@rochesternh.net

Water Utility Specialist Littleton MA Posted 1/31/2022

The Littleton Electric Light & Water Department (LELWD) is accepting applications for the position of Water Utility Specialist through February 17th, or until such time the position is filled. Working under the direct supervision of the Water & Sewer Operations Manager, the successful applicant will perform construction, maintenance, and servicing at treatment plants, pumping stations, storage tanks, water mains, water services, water meters, and backflow devices. 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 five. 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 a Class B CDL, MA Hoisting License, and D2 and T2 Water Licenses. However, we are willing to train the right individual. Benefits include a four day work week (10 hour days, Monday through Thursday), enrollment in the Massachusetts Public Pension System, 11 paid holidays per year, 2 weeks’ vacation per year, 12 sick days per year, and 24 hours of personal time per year. Please send resume and cover letter with job experience to: hr@lelwd.com.

Area Supervisor – Wastewater Transport MWRA Chelsea, MA Posted 1/31/2022

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

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

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

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

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

Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Posted 1/26/202

Massachusetts Department of Corrections Bridgewater Complex

Operator II MA Grade IV-M minimum

Visit complete Job Description below Posting # 220000QW

Must apply through MassCareershttps://www.mass.gov/find-your-future-commonwealth-job

Submission Deadline 2/24/2022

Laboratory Technician – Summer Internship Millbury, MA Posted 1/26/2022

Upper Blackstone is hiring a Laboratory/ Pretreatment Technician for our summer internship.  Qualified candidates will perform bacteriological and chemical tests and analysis and complete basic analyses in connection with wastewater treatment.  Duties will include collection of wastewater samples, preparing reagents and glassware, use of laboratory instrumentation and entering laboratory results into a database or spreadsheet program as well as assistance with industrial pretreatment activities. 

Requirements:  Accepted to college and will attend in coming semester or attending college with an interest in biology or environmental science.  A High school degree required supplemented with college courses or other courses in related area with environmental science emphasis.

Send cover letter and resume to:  Liz Mailhot, SHRM-CP, Upper Blackstone, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527-2199, emailhot@ubcleanwater.org, Phone: (508) 755-1286 – ext #32

Buildings Roads & Grounds Foreman Upper Blackstone Clean Water Millbury, MA Posted 1/18/2022

The Buildings Roads & Grounds Foreman performs, coordinates, schedules, and oversees the work activities of this division of the maintenance department facilities including a campus of buildings, treatment tankage, and ash landfill.  Candidate shall be skilled and committed to the inspection, maintenance, repair, and rebuilding of the buildings and grounds associated with a modern wastewater treatment facility.  Performs repair work of a difficult and skilled nature as well as exercising technical supervision over subordinate maintenance staff.  Must be a good communicator who provides detailed records of daily work activities, accident reporting, tool and equipment inventories; and predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance to the Facilities Maintenance Manager. 

Foreman must have considerable knowledge of the materials, techniques, and tools used in the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment used at landfills and in facilities and grounds maintenance at wastewater treatment facilities.  Knowledge of basic computer skills, email, internet searches, and Microsoft Office Suite required.  Ten years of combined experience in general mechanical, construction or electrical maintenance work.  Must be skilled in reading and interpreting engineering drawings and maintenance materials.  Must possess the following licenses:  MA Hoisting Engineer HE-2B minimum for operation of front end loader, backhoe, and forklift & commercial driver’s license, minimum Class B with Air Brake Endorsement.  Must pursue work with energy and drive with an emphasis on safety.

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

Wastewater Operator 1 – Grade 4 Falmouth MA Posted 1/12/2022

Town of Falmouth Wastewater Utilities Division has a full-time immediate opening for a qualified Wastewater Operator 1. Skilled technical and manual work in the operation and maintenance of municipal wastewater collection, transmission, pumping, treatment, and discharge systems. Performs standard operation, maintenance, inspection, and cleaning activities such as maintaining mechanical equipment and instruments, performing regular inspections of plant and lift stations, cleaning tanks and piping, investigating, and repairing leaks, collecting samples, and performing basic laboratory tests. Prepares operational and regulatory reports as required. Monitors system operation through computerized SCADA system and reviews data.  Trouble shoots or repairs equipment as necessary.  Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of wastewater supply, treatment, and distribution system operation.  At least 2 yrs. experience in utility operations; some of which is in wastewater treatment plant operations.  Position is subject to call-back; serves on standby or works weekends/holidays as required.  Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s license with Air Brake and Tanker Endorsement; possession of valid MA Board of Certification of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators certification, Grade 4.  Wage: $22.11 – $28.23/hr.; the wage range for this position will increase to $26.16-$33.41/ hr. in July 2022, subject to Town Meeting approval; benefits apply. 

Full job description, employment application and instructions for applying can be found at Falmouth Job Opportunities. Position open until filled with preliminary review of application by January 24, 2021. The Town of Falmouth is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. https://ma-falmouth.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/JobDetail.aspx?RequisitionId=89975&SourceId=6561

Wastewater Operator – Grade 5 Falmouth MA Posted 1/12/2022

Town of Falmouth Wastewater Division has a full-time immediate opening for a qualified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.  Performs responsible and complex duties requiring independent judgment in operating and maintain equipment and facilities.  Ensures all facilities operate in compliance with all federal and state regulatory requirements.  Prepares operational and regulatory reports as required. Monitors system operation through computerized SCADA system and reviews data.  Trouble shoots or repairs equipment as necessary.  Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of wastewater supply, treatment, and distribution system operation.  At least 4 years of experience in utility operations, preferably some of which were operating wastewater treatment plants.  Position is subject to call-back; serves on standby or works weekends/holidays as required.  Wage currently: $25.32 – $32.27/hr.; the wage range for this position will increase to $29.95-$38.18/hr. in July 2022, subject to Town Meeting approval; benefits apply.  Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s license with Air Brake and Tanker Endorsement; possession of valid MA Bd. of Certification of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators certification, Grade 5 full.

Full job description, employment application and instructions for applying can be found at Falmouth Job Opportunities. Position open until filled with preliminary review of application on January 24, 2021. The Town of Falmouth is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. https://ma-falmouth.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/JobDetail.aspx?RequisitionId=89980&SourceId=6561

Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant Ayer MA Posted 1/12/2022

Town of Ayer, Massachusetts is seeking a self-motivated, highly qualified applicant for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant.  This person will be responsible for operation and maintenance work for the Ayer wastewater collection and treatment systems.  Duties will include: Assist in operation and maintenance of the Town’s sewer collection systems, including pumping station maintenance. Assist in the operation and maintenance of the Town’s wastewater treatment plant.  Assists in daily custodial duties for all wastewater facilities.  Assists in grounds keeping and snow removal at all water and wastewater facilities.  Skilled work of a routine nature in operating required equipment.  Related work as required.

Candidate must have a High School Diploma or equivalent, must have a general knowledge of maintenance, inspection and operation of wastewater pipes and structures and general utility construction experience.

Other requirements include CDL B, Massachusetts Hoisting License, or the ability to obtain within the first 6 months of employment.

This is a union position with a rate of pay rate of $21.47 per hour including license increments.

For Application Package, download at www.ayer.ma.us/about-ayer/pages/employment-opportunities or contact the Ayer DPW (978)-772-8240. Application and resume, in confidence, should be received no later than Friday January 28 by the Director of Public Works (AyerDPW@ayer.ma.us).  Ayer is an EO/AA Employer.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Leicester Water Supply District Posted 1/3/2022

Job Description: The Leicester Water Supply District is accepting applications for a permanent full time Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator to assist the District in day to day duties.  These duties include all aspects of plant operation, lab work, and maintenance under the direction of the Chief Operator.. This is a fast-paced environment with room for advancement.

Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, Grade 4 preferred.  Experience in a wastewater system will be considered.

Work hours are generally Monday through Friday; 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Must be available for emergency operations.  The District provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health Insurance, paid vacation and a retirement program.

Applications can be downloaded at:  www.lwsd.net

Applications and resumes are to be mailed to: Leicester Water Supply District, P.O. Box 86, Leicester, MA  01524  Fax number: (508) 892-1812.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.