Location: Brownsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant
This position consists of but not limited to: maintenance of a class III municipal wastewater treatment plant and collection system including; preventative maintenance, inspections, cleaning, and repairs. Cross training of plant operations and laboratory practices are expected. Building and grounds maintenance will also be required of this position.
Must possess the skills and ability to follow instructions & complete tasks as required. Must have experience with computer software such as; Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel. Have the ability to work in all types of weather, ability to work in confined spaces and at great heights. Individual must also have the ability to work with various types of heavy equipment such as; vac trucks, front-end loaders, dump trucks, etc. Must work some weekends, holidays, and respond to equipment alarms when needed.
This job requires an individual who has good work ethics, is self motivated and task oriented. Knowledge of the use of hand tools, power tools, safety equipment, heavy equipment, state/federal regulations, and record filing is required. Must be able to work well with others and be accurate with record keeping. Must possess a Class B CDL and be able to operate large vehicles. GIS/GPS related skills are needed.
Salary: Salary will be based upon experience
Employment Status: Full Time, permanent position with benefits
Application: Available at www.brownsburg.org
All interested candidates must submit resume and application to:
Field Service Technician
Gripp, Inc. is a small family business which has been in business for over 35 years.
Our focus is on supplying, servicing and installing, quality instrumentation and equipment used in water and wastewater monitoring.
We have a strong compensation and benefit structure.
This is a full time position. The work involves installing, calibrating, maintaining and repairing systems and equipment used in Water/Wastewater industries. You will be required to enter manholes. You will use knowledge and skills in multiple trades, such as mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation work. You will:
- Build positive relationships with customers by providing excellent service and support
- Travel, including overnight stays, to job sites primarily in Indiana and Kentucky (Per-Diem paid for overnight travel)
- Diagnose technical problems and determine proper solutions
- Produce timely and detailed service reports/document processes
- Follow all company’s filed safety procedures and protocols
- Report to the Field Service Manager
- High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
- Good driving skills and a clean driving record
- Good mechanical skillsPre-employment drug testing as well as maintaining drug free status
- Competency in English language, basic mathematics, writing, and computer skills
Helpful Additional Skills, Licenses/Certifications:
Technical Certification in any of the following fields:
Water, Wastewater, Environmental, Building Trades, Electronics, Confined Space Entry Certification, OSHA General Industry Safety Training
A Successful Candidate:
- Doesn’t mind getting dirty
- Must be comfortable working in sewers and other confined or cramped spaces
- Effectively and safely operates basic hand and power tools.
- Has ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions.
- Must have great attention to detail, be highly motivated, and self-sufficient.
- Is a team player who cooperates with technical team and shares information across the organization
- Continually works to increase their knowledge of the applications and products we service
- Is willing to work overtime as needed
- Has the ability to troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipment
- Able and willing to wear personal protection safety equipment, such as respirator, safety glasses, hard hat, and other safety equipment as necessary
The work requires frequent bending, stooping, reaching, walking, crawling in tight spaces and may involve lifting heavy items weighing up to 70 pounds.
For more information about this position or to submit a resume. Please contact:
Attn: John Siebert
Tel: (812) 695-2321
Founded in 1979, Astbury Water Technology, Inc. (Astbury) is a leading provider of water and wastewater system operations and environmental field services through out the State of Indiana. Our organization’s success is a direct result of dedicated and hardworking employees, high standards of service and ethics, and a unique offering of valuable services and solutions. Astbury maintains an entrepreneurial business philosophy dedicated to serving the market’s needs.
Astbury is seeking a laboratory technician for our Northwest Regional Laboratory. This position will primarily involve the testing of environmental waste water samples. More specifically, this job entails: learning and following Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs); cleaning and maintaining laboratory equipment; maintaining necessary documentation for Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC); preparing and maintaining records and computer files; and working to ensure a safe work environment at all times. Candidates must be reliable and organized with a strong work ethic.
Skills & Certifications
A background in general laboratory practices is preferred. Candidates must be able to: learn how to use analytical balances, pipettes, analytical glassware, and chemical fumehoods; and gain knowledge of general chemical safety guidelines. Candidates must also possess strong basic math skills and work well with laboratory staff and management to deliver high quality data in a timely manner. In addition to knowledge and experience, candidates most have a high degree of flexibility and reliability. Astbury offers a wide array of services and prefer to keep employees somewhat interchangeable, so we are seeking job candidates who might be interested in learning and performing a range of related tasks and projects. Employees will sometimes need to available on weekends.
The successful candidate for this position will have 90 days to be proficient in the required areas. Education – A high school diploma is required; special preference given to candidates that possess college or associates degrees.
This is position is considered entry-level, though experienced candidates are encouraged to apply. Pay will most likely be hourly and is based on past experience and education. Astbury offers competitive pay, career advancement, health insurance, and 401k retirement plans. We are strongly committed to retaining talented and hard-working employees. Astbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We wish to fill this position as soon as possible; if you are interested and feel that you are well-suited, either submit (via mail, email, or fax) a résumé. For questions, please contact Chris Vogeler via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail at:
Astbury Water Technology, Inc.
Subject: Job Opening
203 Broadway, Suite C
Chesterton, Indiana 46304
Director of Public Works
Description: Munster, IN (23,270) Strategically located community with beautiful parks and neighborhoods seeks candidates to apply for its Director of Public Works. Located in Lake County, Indiana, Munster is 30 miles southeast of the Chicago loop. Munster is home to a number of notable local, regional and national companies. Its residents enjoy excellent schools and numerous cultural and recreational opportunities.
Duties: The Town of Munster is seeking a progressive, highly collaborative public works executive to serve as its next Public Works Director. The position reports to the Town Manager. Upon the retirement of the previous Town Manager, the Town Council recently appointed a new Town Manager who started on October 13, 2014. The Public Works Department has 30 full time and several seasonal employees and a $11.5 million budget. The Public Works Department is full service, performing the following functions: Street maintenance, water/sewer maintenance, curbside leaf collection, mowing, sign development, facilities maintenance, fleet maintenance, and snow and ice control operations. The next Public Works Director must have high integrity and a positive track record in customer service, team building within the department and with other departments, and experience with public works operations.
Education/Experience/Skills: Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in public policy, business, engineering or related field. An engineering degree, a master’s degree or higher level certification a plus. Candidates must have 7-10 years increasingly responsible experience in executive level public works in the public sector or in a field closely related to the public sector. The successful candidate will have strong oral and written skills, strategic planning abilities, and a demonstrated enthusiasm for working closely with elected and appointed officials. Starting salary range is $67,000 – $94,000 DOQ with excellent benefits. Apply online with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references at once but no later than December 1, 2014 to www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Heidi Voorhees, GovHRUSA, 650 Dundee Road #270, Northbrook, lL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3243; Fax: 866-401-3100. Electronic Submissions Preferred.
Salary: $67,000-$94,000 with benefits
How to Apply: Apply online with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references at once but no later than December 1, 2014 to www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment
Water Operations Engineer I
Company/Facility: GovHR USA
Elgin, IL (110,145) The City of Elgin, Illinois seeks highly qualified candidates for the position of Water Operations Engineer I in its Water Department. Founded in 1836 and located 35 miles northwest of Chicago, Elgin is proud of its diversity and culture. From its revitalized downtown area, including the award-winning Riverwalk and the Hemmens Cultural Center, to its many comfortable neighborhoods, four historic districts, 1,600 acre parks system and extensive regional recreational assets, Elgin offers a unique quality of life, whether one is interested in city or suburban living. Elgin’s motto, “The City in the Suburbs”, embodies celebration of Elgin’s past, enjoyment of the present, and the promise of Elgin’s future. Elgin operates under the council-manager form of government, which was adopted in Elgin in 1954. The water utility serves 32,000 customers. It operates two treatment plants with a total capacity of 42 MGD, and maintains over 500 miles of water mains. The Water Department has an operating budget of $33.6 million and capital budget of $20 million.
Working closely with the Senior Engineer in the Water Department, the Water Operations Engineer I coordinates engineering activities for the water treatment and distribution systems, including review and approval of construction plans and specifications, serving as project design engineer and construction manager on Water Department construction projects, and conducting and supervising project inspection activities. Familiarity with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Geographic Information (GIS) systems is highly desirable.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in civil engineering is required. Candidates must have passed their Fundamentals of Engineering test and be on track to obtain their registration as a Professional Engineer, or be registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois.
Salary: Starting salary: $80,000 +/- DOQE
How to Apply:
To apply, submit resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references by December 17, 2014 to www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Heidi Voorhees, GovHRUSA, 650 Dundee Road #270, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3243; Fax: 866-401-3100.
Director of Public Works
Company/Facility: City of Wausau, Wisconsin
Director of Public Works, Wausau, WI (pop. 39,160). Progressive, mature, full-service city with a lively downtown, Wausau is 95 miles northwest of Green Bay in Marathon County. Located on the shores of the Wisconsin River, Wausau is a friendly community known for its beautiful neighborhoods, vibrant corporations, dining and shopping opportunities, and abundant year-round recreational activities.
The City is seeking a highly collaborative public works executive to direct a broad range of services including engineering, planning, construction and maintenance, streets, wastewater and drinking water utilities, inspections and public parking. Wausau encompasses 18 square miles; the city maintains 229 miles of streets, and 250 miles each of water and sanitary sewer mains. City utilities serve over 16,000 customers.
The Director manages $18 million in operating and enterprise fund budgets, plus more than $15 million in capital programming spanning all divisions, as well as 96 full-time employees within six divisions. The Director is appointed by and reports to the Mayor. The City is governed by a Mayor and 11 Common Council members. The City is seeking an energetic and experienced leader with strong technical and interpersonal skills. A commitment to high professional standards is required. The ideal candidate must have an inclusive managerial style, as well as clear, concise, and open communication skills. The preferred candidate will possess a passion for public service, be adept at combining a hands-on management style with confident professionalism, and an ability to work with a variety of stakeholders. A record of creative problem solving, strong public relations skills, and approachability is required.
A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, water resources, public administration or related field is required. A Professional Engineering license is a plus; an M.A. or M.S. is highly desired. Seven to 10 years of progressively responsible and technically complex public sector engineering, administration or public works managerial experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience, is desired. Residency is not required but highly encouraged. Starting salary range of $95,000 – $105,000 +/- DOQ. Candidates should apply by December 1, 2014 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 650 Dundee Road, #270, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3240. Electronic Submission is preferred. The City of Wausau is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
How to Apply: