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Job Title: Water Reclamation Facility Shift Supervisor – Jefferson County

Job Title: Water Reclamation Facility Shift Supervisor

Hourly Pay Range: $19.79 – $30.69

Summary:

Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) Shift Supervisors are typically responsible for supervising WRF operators of all levels and ensuring proper and safe plant operations. A person working in this position is expected to oversee and at times participate in the operation and general and preventative maintenance of various equipment, stations, buildings and locations throughout the Water Reclamation Facility. Shift supervisors are also responsible for conducting and monitoring training of WRF staff to provide knowledge and understanding of work processes to ensure compliance with procedures and standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Driver’s license.
  • Valid Grade IV Wastewater Certification from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM).
  • Experience operating in a Class III or Class IV municipal wastewater treatment plant, performing activities involving the wastewater treatment processes and equipment, water quality testing, and recording information for reports.

Application Deadline: Open Continuously, however, the position can close at any time.

To apply: www.jobsquest.org

Questions: Call (205) 325-5249 or email [email protected]


Job Title: Water Reclamation Facility Shop Supervisor – Jefferson County

Job Title: Water Reclamation Facility Shop Supervisor

Hourly Pay Range: $19.79 – $30.69

Summary:

Water Reclamation Facility Shop Supervisors are responsible for planning, assigning, and reviewing the work of maintenance staff working in water reclamation facilities.  Incumbents in this position are responsible for ensuring maintenance activities are completed and documented properly.  Work may also include monitoring the maintenance shop’s inventory and budget. Incumbents in this position must work closely with water reclamation facility managers to ensure that maintenance work does not interfere with daily operations. The work is performed in a water reclamation facility.  Working in and around water reclamation facilities can expose incumbents in this position to potentially hazardous conditions, including working around dangerous equipment, and exposure to foul odors, and fumes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Driver’s license.
  • Experience in industrial mechanical field repairing and maintaining  equipment such as pumps, blowers, motors, gear boxes, engines, etc.
  • Experience operating industrial machine shop equipment such as lathes, drill presses, milling machines, cut-off saws, hydraulic presses, grinders, cutting and welding equipment, etc. to fabricate or repair machine parts.
  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints, schematics, and specification manuals.
  • Experience using email software, word processing software, and spreadsheet software.

Application Deadline: Friday, September 27, 2019.

To apply: www.jobsquest.org

Questions: Call (205) 325-5249 or email [email protected]


Job Title: Water Reclamation Facility Operator IV – Jefferson County

Job Title: Water Reclamation Facility Operator IV

Hourly Pay Range: $18.30 – $28.40

Typical Job Duties:

    • Conducts preventative maintenance techniques on Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) operating equipment to ensure proper and safe plant operations.
    • Maintains plant equipment by replacing, rotating and cleaning clarifiers, presses, belts, pits, pumps, basins, UV module, sand filter system, etc.
    • Collects samples, conducts field and lab tests, performs laboratory tests, records calculations and test results and transposes results into monthly operating reports for submission.
    • Performs detailed inspections of the wastewater flow and the operating equipment and make necessary adjustments to ensure proper functioning.
    • Supervises subordinates involved in a variety of WWTP operations by assigning and delegating job duties, scheduling employees, and reviewing performance to ensure compliance with federal guidelines within the state permit.
    • Trains subordinates involved in a variety of WWTP operations by developing training programs, staying abreast with current wastewater guidelines, teaching courses, and providing orientation for new employees.
    • Communicates pertinent information regarding WWTP operations and guidelines to organization staff, public, and governing agencies.
    • Maintaining WWTP equipment inventory such as spare parts, lubricants, custodial, and laboratory supplies in order to ensure plant operations are uninterrupted.
    • Preparing annual budget for the WWTP by making budgeting requests, recommendations, and acquisitions for submission to the county commission in order to ensure that all resources for various plant operations are maintained.
    • Regulates plant processes depending on various settings, flow movement and other variables.
    • Gathers information from plant equipment and gauges, records readings and reports any malfunctions.
    • Maintains plant grounds by cleaning floors, walkways, buildings, removing trash and debris and performing repairs as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License.
  • Possession of an ADEM Wastewater Operator Grade IV Certification.

Application Deadline: Open Continuously, however, the position can close at any time.

To apply: www.jobsquest.org

Questions: Call (205) 325-5249 or email [email protected]


Job Title: Civil Engineer – Jefferson County

Job Title: Civil Engineer

Salary Pay Range: $53,580.80 – $83,096.00

Typical Job Duties:

Designs public infrastructure facilities, including drainage structures, sanitary sewers, roads, bridges, and culverts using accepted civil engineering practices, jurisdiction-specific standards and specifications, and nationally recognized engineering codes, standards, or regulations. Works closely with engineering consultants and external contractors on construction projects that were designed by engineering consultants. Directs and assists sub-professional engineering staff (e.g., Engineering Inspectors, etc.) in the field. Interacts with interested parties (e.g., developers, contractors, engineers, surveyors, governmental agencies) going through the jurisdiction’s permitting process. Reviews proposed construction plans to ensure they safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of the public; use accepted civil engineering practices; and comply with applicable codes, regulations and standards. Conducts engineering studies and prepares reports and recommendations based on the study’s results. Investigates and responds to complaints or inquiries made by the public to the department or public officials. Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Fundamentals of Engineering License/Engineer in Training certification.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Civil Engineering or a closely related engineering field (e.g., Structural, Environmental, etc.).

Application Deadline: Open Continuously, however, the position can close at any time.

To apply: www.jobsquest.org

Questions: Call (205) 325-5249 or email [email protected]


Job Title: Engineer – Hazen and Sawyer

Job Title: Engineer

Hazen and Sawyer, Birmingham, Alabama is looking for a competent Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience working on wastewater treatment and conveyance projects. Candidate will work on projects including initial studies, conveyance system conceptual designs, sewer infrastructure design, and asset management related to the asset management program for Jefferson County. Field work and site visits from preliminary design through construction may be required. Ideal candidate is a team player and self-starter with exceptional organizational skills and has the ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment. Must have good communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. Must be detail oriented.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in project management of multiple sanitary sewer related projects
  • Assist in drawing development and review
  • Detailed design
  • Review of sanitary sewer CCTV tapes
  • Monitor design schedules, trends, and projections
  • Prepare monthly status reports

Qualifications:

BS degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering

PE preferred

Design experience related to sanitary sewer projects

GIS and CAD experience a plus

Primavera P6 experience a plus

Strong computer skills

Salary Range:  $65,000 to $95,000


Job Title: Wastewater Operator – Veolia Water

Job Title: Wastewater Operator

Hourly pay range: Starting hourly rate of $19/HR, or more depending on certification and experience. Full benefits, 401K with match, PTO

 

Summary: Veolia Water North America is contracted by the City of Auburn to operate and maintain the Morgan Water Pollution Control Facility, which provides wastewater treatment services for the City of Auburn and the following Sewer Collection System components:

  • 2 Pollution Control Facilities (Sewage Treatment Plants)
  • 14 Sanitary Sewer Lift Stations.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Alabama Grade IV Wastewater Certification and License
  • Experience operating in a Class II or Class IV municipal wastewater treatment plant, performing activities involving the wastewater treatment processes and equipment, water quality testing, and recording information for reports.

Application Deadline: Open Continuously, however, the position can close at any time.

To apply: https://veolianorthamerica.jobs.net/en-US/job/wastewater-operator/J3V2V66GX2CS3YKXJ6C

Questions: Email at [email protected].


Job Title: Water Reclamation Facility Operator Apprentice

Job Title: Water Reclamation Facility Operator Apprentice

Summary: Individuals selected into the Apprenticeship program will be temporarily appointed into the apprenticeship and will work at a Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), which is a Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).

The program will last for up to twenty-four (24) months. The apprenticeship program will include, but not be limited to, a minimum of 60 hours of classroom instruction generally described below, but subject to change based on the requirements of ADEM Grade II, III, and IV exams, Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) Need-to-Know Criteria, and other necessary knowledge identified by the Director or Deputy Director of the department for WRF Operators:

  • Math for WRF Operators
  • Lab Sampling and Analysis
  • Fundamentals and Maintenance of Mechanical and Electrical Equipment
  • WRF Treatment Processes
  • Safety Procedures in the WRF Environment

Classroom attendance will be mandatory. The Apprentice will spend up to 50% of their time in the classroom and self-study, with the balance of their time spent performing related duties of a WRF Operator and under the guidance and mentorship of existing certified personnel. Progression to the next WRF Operator level will require passing the Apprenticeship program’s comprehensive exams to include knowledge-based tests, a satisfactory or better rating on performance evaluations, and successfully passing the required level of the ADEM examination. Participants will not be allowed to retake an ADEM exam if failure occurs more than 2 times within the first 9 months. The cost of the exams will be taken care of by the Environmental Services Department of Jefferson County. Apprentices continued employment shall be subject to all other applicable Human Resources Department policies and procedures.

 

Program Benefits:

  • Paid, full-time Apprenticeship with on-the-job training
  • Registered program with the State of Alabama Department of Labor
  • Potential salary progression and career growth
  • Eligible for Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Paid vacation, paid sick leave, and paid holidays
  • Benefits offered through partnerships with the Central Alabama Partnership for Training and Employment (CAPTE) and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programs:
    • Access to transportation funds
    • Childcare resources
    • Funds for books, tuition, uniforms
    • Funds for certification license fees

Application Deadline: Friday, March 20, 2020

To apply:  www.JobsQuest.org or https://pbjcal.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/JobsQuest/job/Jefferson-County/Water-Reclamation-Facility-Operator-Apprentice_R0003193

Questions: Call (205) 325-5249 or email [email protected]

 


Job Title: Utility Engineer – City of Auburn

The City of Auburn, home to Auburn University, is seeking a Utility Engineer dedicated to the service of this community. This position is responsible for performing engineering duties related to the design, construction, operation and maintenance of water and wastewater assets and for supporting the work of other managers within the Water Resource Management Department.

Applications should be completed online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/auburnalabama.

 

The City of Auburn is an EEO employer.  Accommodation considered.  Final appointment is contingent upon a negative drug test result, an acceptable background investigation, and approval by the City Manager.


Job Title: Utility Engineer for Development – City of Auburn

The City of Auburn, home to Auburn University, is seeking a Utility Engineer for Development dedicated to the service of this community. This position is responsible for performing engineering related to development in the City of Auburn, for ensuring that water and wastewater infrastructure is constructed in compliance with all relevant regulations, and for ensuring that all water and wastewater infrastructure is properly mapped in the City’s GIS database.

Applications should be completed online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/auburnalabama.

 

The City of Auburn is an EEO employer.  Accommodation considered.  Final appointment is contingent upon a negative drug test result, an acceptable background investigation, and approval by the City Manager.


Job Title: Water Reclamation Facility Operator II – Jefferson County

Summary: Work involves the collection and testing of wastewater samples which requires a basic knowledge of chemistry, biology and analytical procedures, and the ability to interpret the results of these tests. Work also involves operating, monitoring and performing preventive maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility to ensure effluent meets local, state and federal guidelines. Employees in this class will receive some instruction and continued training. Work is prescribed by standard methods and is reviewed by a Supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Driver’s license.
• Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Grade II Wastewater Certification.
**WRF Operator II is currently open continuously, however, the position can close at any time.**
To apply: www.jobsquest.org
Questions: Call (205) 325-5249 or email [email protected]


Job Title: Water Reclamation Facility Operator III – Jefferson County

Typical Job Duties:
• Conducts preventative maintenance techniques on WWTP operating equipment to ensure proper and safe plant operations.
• Maintains plant equipment by replacing, rotating and cleaning clarifiers, presses, belts, pits, pumps, basins, UV module, sand filter system, etc.
• Collects samples, conducts field and lab tests, performs laboratory tests, records calculations and test results and transposes results into monthly operating reports for submission.
• Performs detailed inspections of the wastewater flow and the operating equipment and make necessary adjustments to ensure proper functioning.
• Regulates plant processes depending on various settings, flow movement and other variables.
• Gathers information from plant equipment and gauges, records readings and reports any malfunctions.
• Maintains plant grounds by cleaning floors, walkways, buildings, removing trash and debris and performing repairs as necessary.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Driver’s license.
• Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Grade III Wastewater Certification.
**WRF Operator III is currently open continuously, however, the position can close at any time.**
To apply: www.jobsquest.org
Questions: Call (205) 325-5249 or email [email protected]