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Operator 3 – Water Reclamation Plant

Posted
14
Jun


The Water Reclamation Plant (WRP), as a division of the Public Works Department within the City of Rochester, Minnesota (population 106,000), is nationally recognized for its energy management initiatives. WRP is a continuously operated facility that runs a High Purity Oxygen Plant, rated at 19.1 million gallons per day, and an Aeration Basin Complex Plant, rated at 4.5 million gallons per day, parallel on the same site. The plant treats approximately 14 million gallons of wastewater per day, annually recovers over $600,000 in energy costs, and recycles over $650,000.00 worth of Biosolids per year.  The Operator 3 is an entry-level position within the Water Reclamation Plant, a municipal wastewater treatment facility. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, performing routine/preventative maintenance; minor equipment/machinery maintenance; cleaning structures; maintaining grounds; operating equipment/vehicles; collecting samples; reading and recording of meters; and completing plant operational functions as assigned.

Minimum qualifications include completion of a diploma program in water environment technologies or related field from an accredited technical college training program
OR
Completion of a Building Utility Mechanic (BUM) diploma or degree program and one year of operational experience at a Class B or higher wastewater treatment facility
OR
High School diploma or equivalent and three years of operational experience at a Class B or higher wastewater treatment facility

An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may also be considered.

Licenses and Certifications
Applicants must possess noted licensures/certifications at the time of hire and if hired, must continuously maintain licensures/certifications as a condition of continued employment.

Valid driver's license

Minnesota Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Class D certification within one year of hire.

Starting wage would be $22.39 per hour.

Applications will be accepted through June 26, 2016.
For more information and to apply online, go to: www.rochestermn.gov
EOE

 
 
 

Water Distribution Worker

Posted
14
Jun

RPU, a division of the City of Rochester, MN, is the largest municipal utility in the State of Minnesota. RPU serves over 50,000 electric customers and over 39,000 water customers in a 57 square mile service area, and has revenues nearing $150 million annually. Under the general supervision of the Manager of Maintenance and Construction - Water Operations or a Lead Distribution Worker, this entry level position is responsible for performing water construction and maintenance 
activities so that water customers are served in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Minimum qualifications include high school diploma or equivalent GED AND one (1) year of full-time employment experience in water system construction, operation and maintenance (deep well pumping equipment, elevated and ground storage tanks and cast ductile iron mains); inspection of water main construction and completion of construction and maintenance inspection reports.
OR
High School diploma or equivalent GED and completion of a formal water operators training program resulting in a Minnesota Class D Water Supply System Operator's certification may be substituted for the one (1) year of full-time employment experience.

Licenses & Certifications
Valid Minnesota driver's license

Must acquire a Minnesota Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within one year of employment.

Must acquire a Class D Water Supply System Operator Certificate within 18 months of employment.

Starting wage would be $27.52 - $32.38 per hour.

Applications will be accepted through July 4, 2016.
For more information and to apply online, go to: www.rochestermn.gov
EOE

 
 
 

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

 
 
 

CITY OF LUVERNE WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR

Posted
01
June

Entry level position to become an operator skilled in the technical work needed to operate, maintain and repair process, control and support systems at the City of Luverne Water/Wastewater Treatment Facilities.

Full-time, union position, excellent benefits package, starting salary range of $14.42-$19.98/hour (DOQ).

Min. Req.: high school diploma or equivalent, 10 mile response area requirement must be met within 6 months of hire, must possess a MN Class A CDL with tanker endorsement or able to obtain one within 12 months of hire, satisfactory driving record, and must meet Federal DOT regulations.

See job description for qualifications & further details.
Applications available at:
City Offices
305 E. Luverne St.
Luverne, MN 56156
(507) 449-9898
or at www.cityofluverne.org

Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2016.
The City of Luverne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 
 
 

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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