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MAINTENANCE WORKER - UTILITIES

City of Burnsville

Posted
13
Jul

OPENING DATE: July 13, 2016
CLOSING DATE: July 22, 2016
STARTING SALARY RANGE: $21.49 – $24.82

JOB SUMMARY

Provides skilled work in the operation, maintenance and repair of the City’s utility systems. Work involves operation of light and heavy equipment as well as performance of manual tasks in maintenance of sewer and water lines, and other municipal property. Responds to after hour emergencies as needed.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Perform maintenance and repair of the City’s utilities systems including operating equipment, performing manual labor and general maintenance repair.
  2. Perform maintenance of utility lines including operation of sewer cleaning equipment and related recordkeeping.
  3. Perform manual tasks related to maintenance of City utility system such as distribution system and collection system repair, manhole work, working in confined spaces, etc.
  4. Perform assorted manual tasks in Utility maintenance.
  5. Operate trucks and various other light to heavy equipment in a safe and proficient manner. Report
  6. equipment problems to Fleet maintenance in a timely manner to minimize equipment downtime.
  7. Assist Street Department with snow removal operations using varied equipment.
  8. Available at various hours to respond to calls and emergency situations in order to adequately serve the
  9. public.
  10. Adhere to safety standards, policies, practices and procedures in order to maintain a safe work
  11. environment.
  12. Conducts oneself in a positive, professional and ethical manner which promotes teamwork and sets an
  13. example for others.
  14. Perform other duties as apparent or as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of practices, procedures, equipment and materials used in public works maintenance and construction.
  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance procedures in water distribution and sanitary collection systems.
  • Knowledge of safe operation, maintenance and minor servicing of various vehicles and equipment in a skillful manner.
  • Mechanical ability to troubleshoot and repair pumps and motors.
  • Knowledge of laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to vehicle travel and operation.
  • Skill in the operation of all light and heavy equipment used by the City.
  • Ability to perform strenuous work for extended periods of time in all temperature extremes.
  • Ability to participate and work as part of the Utilities Maintenance Team.
  • Ability to respond willingly to varied work assignments and flexible working hours.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new job skills and work tasks as assigned.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with all internal and external customers.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with others

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • On a continuous basis must be able to sit and operate equipment.
  • On a continuous basis must be able to stand and/or walk.
  • On a continuous basis must be able to use of hands and fingers to grasp/manipulate levers and steering
  • wheel in a coordinated manner.
  • On a continuous basis must be able to coordinate the use of hands, fingers, and feet in the operation of
  • equipment.
  • On a continuous basis must be able to maintain balance while climbing in and out of equipment cabs.
  • On a frequent basis must be able to bend at waist and twist/rotate.
  • On a frequent basis must be able to lift up to 75 pounds from floor to waist level, waist to
  • shoulder level and shoulder to overhead.
  • On an occasional to frequent basis must be able to crouch, crawl and kneel.
  • On an occasional basis must be able to work with arms extended and bent.
  • On an occasional basis must be able to pull or carry up to 100 pounds and push over 100 pounds while
  • performing labor work.
  • On an occasional basis must be able to climb ladders.
  • On an occasional basis must be able to wear appropriate PPE as required.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

  • Environmental conditions to include operating equipment and performing manual labor under adverse weather conditions; extremes of noise, vibrations, confined space and uneven work surfaces. Fumes and dust may be present while performing job responsibilities.
  • Hazardous conditions to include moving parts on equipment and machines.
  • Hazardous materials to include skin irritants, lung irritants, odors/toxic fumes, chemicals, electrical, radiation and hazardous materials

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Possession of a valid Minnesota Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or ability to obtain within three months.
  • Must obtain a Class D water operator certification and Class S-D collection system operator certification within three years.
  • General knowledge of desktop and portable computer hardware and software programs and Microsoft products (Office products, Windows and email).
  • NIMS ICS 100, 200 and 700 certified or ability to obtain within eighteen months.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working knowledge of asset management and work order maintenance software
  • Working knowledge of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.
  • Water production and distribution experience
  • Collection system operation and maintenance experience
  • Hands-on mechanical experience
  • Water Environment Technologies Certificate.
  • Post-Secondary Schooling

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

www.burnsville.org

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
100 Civic Center Parkway
Burnsville, MN 55337
P: (952) 895-4470

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 
 
 

SENIOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT OPERATOR

Posted
01
Jul

$26.31 - $31.37

The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD), a nationally recognized leader in environmental protection and pollution prevention, seeks qualified full-time Senior Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators.

Qualified candidates must possess two years full-time equivalent work experience in a large wastewater treatment plant or a combination of relevant education and work experience which totals four years. Possession of an MPCA “B” Wastewater Operator Certificate (or higher) is a requirement. Must also possess a state of Minnesota Special Engineer Boiler License.

WLSSD( in Duluth MN) offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

For more information about the position and how to apply, visit www.wlssd.com.

 
 
 

Waste Water/Water Operator

Posted
02
Jun

The City of Glencoe is seeking a Waste Water/Water Operator to perform operations, maintenance, and equipment work involving the:

  • Wastewater Treatment Plant and collection system
  • Water Treatment Plant and distribution system
  • Storm water system

Minimum Qualifications: Qualified applicants must possess a valid MN Class B driver's license with tanker endorsement and minimum of a Class D Waste Water and Class SD Sewer Collections licenses or ability to obtain necessary licenses within 2 years. A minimum of two years of experience in light or heavy equipment operation and general maintenance and mechanical repair required.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with high mechanical and electrical aptitude and education are strongly preferred.

A complete job description and application are available at the City Offices at the Glencoe City Center or online at www.ci.glencoe.mn.us
For consideration mail or email completed application and resume to: gschreifels@ci.glencoe.mn.us or

Glencoe City Center
1107 11th Street East, Suite 107
Glencoe, MN 55336

posted until 7-29-2016

 
 
 

WATER RECLAMATION SUPERINTENDENT

Posted
06
May

The Walworth County Metropolitan Sewerage District (WalCoMet) is recruiting an experienced and qualified professional for a management position as Water Reclamation Superintendent. The Water Reclamation Superintendent has primary responsibility for all WalCoMet wastewater treatment plant operations, maintenance, and buildings and grounds, is the designated “operator in charge” for regulatory purposes for the 7 MGD reclamation facility and is responsible for the water reclamation plant meeting the conditions of the WalCoMet WPDES discharge permit.
The Walworth County Metropolitan Sewage District (WalCoMet) headquarters are in Delavan Wisconsin. Delavan is small full service community that is located in the heart of the Southeast Wisconsin lakes region where outdoor opportunities abound. The WalCoMet service area is only 45 minutes from Metro – Milwaukee. An individual can take advantage of the conveniences offered by a major metroplex while enjoying the small city atmosphere the WalCoMet Service area offers.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Directing work for all operations and maintenance of the water reclamation facility
• Assist in the preparation of department budgets
• Assist in the short and long term planning for the water reclamation facility
• Maintenance of existing asset management system
• Management of the biosolids program
• Provide oversight of the compliance laboratory functions
• Directing work for the maintenance of the buildings and grounds
• Maintain good working relationships with regulatory agencies and knowledge of developing regulations
• Maintain regulatory permits
• Oversight and enhancement of current operational and laboratory safety practices and procedures

The ideal candidate will possess:
• Proven leadership skills with an emphasis on team building.
• An innovative thought process that includes the ability to take measured risks.
• A minimum of three years of experience in wastewater treatment plant operations at the level of “operator in charge” and a minimum of two years in the management of individuals.
• An Associate Degree in wastewater treatment plant operations or equivalent is required. Bachelor of Science Degree in related field is desirable.
• A current Wisconsin Grade 4 certification in wastewater operations for all subclasses in use at WalCoMet or be able to obtain this certification within six months of date of hire.
• Experienced in reading and understanding applicable industry manuals, blueprints, and schematics.
• Familiar with telemetry and SCADA systems.
• Knowledge of PPE requirements.
• Possession of a valid Wisconsin Driver's License is required.
• Knowledge of confined space entry programs.
• Knowledge of District, State, and Federal safety standards as they relate to this position.

Starting salary range is $68,000 to $72,000 depending upon qualifications

To apply please complete the application on the WalCoMet website and return to Jobs@walcomet.com

 
 
 

Wastewater Operational Specialist

Posted
06
May

The Walworth County Metropolitan Sewage District (WalCoMet) is recruiting a talented Wastewater Operational Specialist to join their management team. This position will function as the District’s pretreatment coordinator and assist in the development and enhancement of the mapping and GIS program, the asset management program and the predictive maintenance program.

The Walworth County Metropolitan Sewage District (WalCoMet) headquarters are in Delavan Wisconsin. Delavan is small full service community that is located in the heart of the Southeast Wisconsin lakes region where outdoor opportunities abound. The WalCoMet service area is only 45 minutes from Metro – Milwaukee. An individual can take advantage of the conveniences offered by a major metroplex while enjoying the small city atmosphere the WalCoMet Service area offers.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Maintain a good working relationship with industrial users; performing inspections, user monitoring, and facilitate the collections of flow data and wastewater samples
• Confer with industrial users regarding industrial pollution problems and work to resolve issues, reduce discharges and develop pretreatment processes
• Enforce all WalCoMet, local, state and federal regulations on industrial pretreatment
• Support the completion and submission of semi-annual and annual reports to the DNR or EPA
• Maintain good working relationships with regulatory agencies and knowledge of developing regulations
• Write permits for industrial dischargers
• Present to stakeholder groups, entities and the WalCoMet Commission
• Support the maintenance, implementation and upgrades of WalCoMet’s written Industrial Pretreatment program
• Oversee the operational procedures of sampling devices, practices and techniques
• Remain current on operational and laboratory safety practices and procedures

The ideal candidate will possess:
• Associate degree in environmental related course work or equivalent training and experience.
• Experienced in reading and understanding applicable industry manuals, blueprints, and schematics.
• Familiar with telemetry and SCADA systems.
• Ability to perform manual work involving lifting, climbing and crouching, etc.
• Knowledge of PPE requirements.
• Possession of a valid Wisconsin Driver's License is required.
• Knowledge of confined space entry programs.
• Knowledge of District, State, and Federal safety standards as they relate to this position.
• Ability to obtain a State Certification – Basic Wastewater Treatment and Basic Collection Systems within first six months of employment.

The salary range for this position is $25.65 / hour to $28.39 / hour

To apply please complete the application on the WalCoMet website and return to Jobs@walcomet.com

 
 
 

WATER/WASTEWATER MAINTENANCE WORKER

Posted
05
Jan

The City of Buffalo (15,800 population) is seeking applicants for the positions of full-time Water & Wastewater Maintenance Worker. The duties include performing the day to day operations including an emphasis on mechanical and electrical work at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Must hold high school diploma or GED. Class "C" or Class “D” Wastewater Operators License and Type IV Waste Disposal Certificate a plus but not a requirement. Must have or be capable of obtaining a Minnesota Commercial driver's license with tanker and air breaks endorsement.

Wage range $19 - $25/hr, plus benefits.

Applications/resumes should be submitted to the City Center, 212 Central Avenue, Buffalo, and can be found at http://www.ci.buffalo.mn.us and sent to Laureen.bodin@ci.buffalo.mn.us. The City of Buffalo is an EOE. No calls please.

 
 
 
 
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