CITY OF ELKHART – JOB DESCRIPTION
Public Works and Utilities
Utility Services Manager
JOB SUMMARY Under the direction of the Utility Services Manager, the Operations Supervisor is responsible for oversight of the day-to-day operations activities of Elkhart’s three water treatment facilities, 20 MGD wastewater treatment facility and CBU affiliated Operations Team. This position holds a high level of technical difficulty, requiring a broad knowledge background in water and wastewater treatment process design, monitoring and control and leadership skills.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Coordinate with analytical laboratory staff for sampling protocols and monitoring in both the water and wastewater sampling programs.
• Coordinate with Maintenance Supervisor on corrective and preventive maintenance work order activities that interface with operational activities.
• Provide direction of day-to-day operational process control strategies, including iron and manganese removals, disinfection, activated sludge, anaerobic digestion and biosolids processing.
• Coordinate activities associated with the formal and timely reporting of operational control data ensure compliance with all permitted activities.
• Prioritize projects involving the replacement equipment, adding new equipment and identifying new technologies to enhance plant performance.
• Develop and monitor operations budgets and trend expenditures.
• Coordinate emergency operational activities such as provide guidance for emergency call-ins, assuring complete and comprehensive communications procedures and follow-up with proper documentation.
• Develop technical specifications for bidding contracts for water and wastewater construction, equipment purchase and installation, service, supplies and chemicals.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Identify and qualify potential vendors for supplying chemicals, equipment or services for the Utility.
• Identify and qualify potential candidates to join the Operations Team as positions become available.
• Coordinate and lead weekly Operations and Maintenance Team meetings.
• Perform other related duties as required, including cooperative joint efforts with other divisions or departments.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE • High School Diploma or GED equivalent and Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, General Science, Biology or Chemistry required.
• Minimum of three years’ experience in the operation of water and wastewater treatment facilities.
• Hold or obtain a WT3 Water and Class IV Wastewater Certification as required by the Employer.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES • Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment technologies, including theory, major equipment components, process control, analytical methods and instrumentation.
• Word processing, spreadsheets, database management systems and other specialized applications such as GIS.
• Strong leadership and communication skills, both oral and written.
• Provide guidance and direction to Operations Team Members to enhance professional development on personal level and as a Team.
PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND VISUAL SKILLS • Ability to communicate effectively, use courtesy, tact, diplomacy and persuasiveness when coordinating with and training Team Members.
• Must have knowledge and ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Must be available for after hour emergencies and consulting with off hour Operations Team Members.
WORKING CONDITIONS This position is a combination of an office environment and water and wastewater treatment environments which present chemical, biological and physical hazards. Employee must be able to wear and/or use a variety of personal protective gear to prevent exposure to hazards as well as understand and follow safety and maintenance procedures.
DRUG TEST REQUIRED The City of Elkhart is a Drug Free Workplace. Therefore, a post offer, pre-employment drug screen is required. Random drug testing may be conducted after employment.
• The incumbent is required to possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities, and the physical, mental, and visual skills described in this job description to perform the principal duties, responsibilities and essential job functions.
• This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job and “other” duties and responsibilities include those that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job.
• This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by the Mayor. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.
For more information follow link https://www.elkhartindiana.org/department/division.php?structureid=125
Southeast Water is seeking to hire a System Operator Assistant for our plant. We are looking to train someone to become a state certified class 3 operator. Looking for someone who is seeking long term employment. High school diploma or equivalent required. Resumes can be brought to 417 Trahan St. in Abbeville and job description can be picked up at that time. If you have any questions please call the office from 8am to 2pm Monday thru Friday.
Hartford City, Indiana
Environmental Manager: this position is responsible for all aspects environmental compliance at New‐
Indy Hartford City Paper mill.
Specific responsibilities include:
Familiarity with EPA, IDEM and local regulations associated with wastewater, air quality,
hazardous and solid waste, stormwater, contingency planning and other applicable programs.
Ability to interpret regulations
Participate in and support the mill’s safety program
Manage and train Environmental Specialist and Environmental Technician positions
Ensure safe, compliant and efficient operation of Wastewater Treatment Plant and boiler house.
Provide training and support to boiler house and wastewater personnel
Prepare and update SOPs required to ensure compliance
Daily communication with production leadership and management team
Review and analysis of data associated with Wastewater Treatment plant and boilers.
File all required environmental reports and permit applications. Maintain files required by regulators.
Liaison with regulatory officials; prepare letters, reports and other submissions for regulators.
Prepare and manage annual budgets for Environmental Department, Wastewater Treatment system, Boiler house and Technical department
Identify new projects and facility improvements necessary to maintain compliance and opportunities to reduce operating costs
Determine when maintenance of facilities is necessary; monitor maintenance work to ensure completed properly.
Provide guidance for continuous improvement efforts.
Prepare Monthly KPI report for energy and environmental programs
Provides engineering analysis as required for wastewater plant and boiler house
Work with consultants, chemical vendors and outside contractors on environmental projects as needed
Experience: must have minimum of 5 years of relevant environmental compliance experience. Paper mill experience preferred. Package Boiler operational / management experience a plus.
Working knowledge of wastewater and/or boiler water treatment chemistry required.
Skills: Must have great communication and problem solving skills. Ability to troubleshoot mechanical systems. Root cause analysis. Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Class C Wastewater Operator license or ability to obtain
Education requirement: B.S. Environmental, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
Applicants without engineering degree will be considered if they possess education and experience demonstrating
ability to fulfill responsibilities.
Human Resources Manager
New‐Indy Containerboard, LLC.
Wastewater Plant Operator – City of Bloomington, Blucher Poole
Open Date: 10/19/2018 End Date: 11/2/18 5pm
Job Status: Full-Time
Collects samples of untreated wastewater entering the plant and in multiple other tanks and cleans U.V. tanks as required. Checks supernatant and transfers sludge by pumping to appropriate tanks. Operates sludge pumps and assures proper entry of chemicals into tanks and that settings and proper functioning occurs. Reads and records meter readings and prepares daily reports as assigned, makes appropriate adjustments in processing, and records any adjustments as required. Checks primary tanks and makes sure sludge withdrawals are pumped from primary to sludge holding (digester) tanks and solids building, and from primary to mix tanks as needed. Checks primary pump operations at pump station and informs maintenance of any problems. Performs analyses on water samples including oxygen demand test, and suspended and settable solids. Maintains plant equipment, including adding necessary oils, cleans pumps, cleans gas tanks and cylinders, and flow meter charts, daily. Performs general housekeeping/janitorial duties as needed. Performs related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
TRAINING/SKILLS – Knowledge of wastewater treatment process and NPDES permit system. Practical knowledge of all plant operations and equipment, including basic chemical testing of water quality. Knowledge of and understanding of all applicable federal, state, and local regulations concerning plant operations and water quality. Ability to interpret and compile statistical data pertaining to plant operations. Ability to respond to emergency situations and to avoid plant shutdowns. Ability to independently solve problems. Ability to walk up and down multiple flights of stairs and walk several miles, work a 12 hour shift, lift 1—25 pounds.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS – Current class I Wastewater Treatment Operator certification, preferred. Otherwise, ability to obtain the certification within one year from hire, required.
Salary: $17.59 – $18.08
Hours: 6:00am – 6:00pm, Wed – Sat and Thurs – Sat; alternating weeks
ANYONE WISHING TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION MAY DO SO ONLINE (bloomington.in.gov/departments/hr/jobs) OR AT CITY HALL, HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT (401 N MORTON STREET, SUITE 230).
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (La Igualdad De Oportunidades De Empleo Es La Ley.)
The City of Bloomington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, veteran status, housing status and disability status in employment or the provision of services. The City of Bloomington validates authorization to work using eVerify. The City will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s I-9 form to confirm work authorization.
Water Circuit Rider – Alliance of Indiana Rural Water
Open Date: 10/25/2018 End Date: 11/08/2018
This position will require statewide travel. The role for this position is to support the association’s goals and objectives by coordinating technical assistance and training with other circuit riders, administrative staff and the utilities we provide services for. The Water Circuit Rider/Trainer is required to plan and facilitate water training across the state and travel to systems working onsite to give technical assistance on plant operations and/or compliance issues. This position requires strong general knowledge in utility operations and the willingness to find an answer when a challenge is outside the circuit riders’ range of knowledge.
Other typical duties and responsibilities will/can include:
Comply with all Federal Contract Requirements.
Training planning and instructing (including scheduling facilities and other instructors).
Emergency response in case of natural disasters. Weekly and monthly activity reports as well as developing an annual operating plan.
Promotional activities for functions and trainings and promote membership in the Alliance.
Planning weekly travel (some overnight travel required).
Develop informational articles for dissemination (semi-annual Hoosier Pipeline magazine).
Education and licensing:
Possession of a current Indiana DSM & WT3 operator certification preferred.
BS in Environmental Sciences or related field preferred.
All candidates must possess a valid Indiana Driver’s License, reliable transportation and insurance.
Basic computer skills in Microsoft applications such as Word and Power Point.
Great communication skills both written and verbal.
Dynamic and positive can-do attitude. Ability to work independently without supervision.
Comfortable in public speaking in a formal training environment.
Comfortable in a training role either onsite or in a formal classroom environment.
Knowledgeable about the states regulatory process for water utilities.
Ability to research issues and challenges as they might apply to systems operation and management.
Ability to research new projects / services that would be beneficial to membership.
Candidates should submit resumes and cover letter by November 8th, 2018 to:
Alliance of Indiana Rural Water
PO Box 789
Franklin, IN 46131
Or email to Connie Stevens, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Company: Envirolink Ohio
Position Title: Director of Operations
Envirolink specializes in the management of water, wastewater, and public works services for our clients. We are the private partner of choice. The foundation of Envirolink was built on its core values: Integrity, Innovation, People, Excellence, Community, and Productivity.
Our employees are the most important part of our company. They are the day-to-day face of our company with our clients and the citizens of the communities we serve. We believe in investing in the personal and career development of each of our employees to ensure that they have a healthy work/family balance.
We are seeking a Director of Operations to join the Envirolink organization in our Indiana office. Our ideal candidate will provide leadership to effectively and efficiently distribute the resources of the company in operation and maintenance functions related to management of public works and utilities. The service Envirolink provides to clients includes: leaf/limb pickup, bulk pickup, streets, water treatment, water distribution, wastewater treatment, wastewater collection, wastewater disposal, and storm water treatment systems.
BENEFITS WITH ENVIROLINK:
Envirolink covers 100% of the Employee’s Healthcare and Dental Premium costs
Short and Long-term Disability Benefit options and Life Insurance
Paid Time Off, based on years of service with the company
Certification Bonus Program
Performance incentives and rewards
Envirolink pays 100% of the continuing education and license renewal costs for our employees.
Envirolink promotes financial stability by providing a matching IRA program for our employees.
Envirolink, Inc. is a drug-free work place. Initial and random drug testing is required. Incumbent must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
Envirolink is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Envirolink fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. Envirolink does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information.
The primary responsibility of the Director of Operations is to supervise employees, provide safe and dependable services to customers, manage company inventory (including facilities, equipment, and tools), and direct operations and maintenance teams.
Specific responsibilities include:
Act as the point of technical authority for operation and maintenance activities and technical problem solving.
Act as liaison between Company and regulatory officials (Operator Certification Board), clients and customers.
Ensure compliance with the State of Indiana standards pertaining to the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment facilities in the District.
Act as Program Manager for clients and attends client meetings including board / council / commissioner meetings, and report on activities or issues.
Assist the President with strategic planning for the company, including: resource determination, costing, and other activities associated with preparing price proposals.
Design and implement standard operating procedures related to company operation, maintenance, safety and compliance.
Work with operations and maintenance managers to ensure proper management of the operation and maintenance of water, wastewater and public works facilities, including valves, water intake, wells, pumps, purification equipment, reservoirs, SCADA systems, motor control centers, automatic control valves, instrumentation, and production meters.
Conduct safety meetings and inspections for maintenance and operational staff. Provides documentation related to any and all safety issues.
Design and direct processes and procedures related to public works and utility functions (including route optimization, work flow, sampling protocols, inspection check lists).
Ensures all facilities and operations / maintenance programs comply with applicable federal, state, and local ordinances and regulations.
Develop specific goals / objectives for each employee under your supervision. Conduct quarterly meetings and annual performance appraisals for each employee. Manage training and development plans for each employee under your supervision.
Develop and maintain an effective employee relations plan to supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel. Review potential candidates, interviewing, and make selections for new employees.
Monitor compliance with OHSA, DOL, and Envirolink policies for employee safety to ensure a safe and drug-free work place.
Supervise the administration of contracts and work performed by outside contractors.
Ensure that all managers organize the daily activities of their respective personnel to best meet service objectives, regulatory requirements, and company goals.
Responsible for ensuring executed service orders and projects are completed on-time and on-budget.
Coordinate the preparation of reports for compliance purposes that may include but not limited to: DMRs, NDMR, Water Usage Reports, Wastewater Performance Reports, Annual Report, and Consumer Confidence Report).
Preparation of annual and five year budgets.
This position is responsible for developing and managing budgets both with department and for assigned projects.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to foster an attitude of cooperation with other Envirolink personnel and Divisions
Possess an attitude that promotes a proactive approach to completion of duties and responsibilities with an emphasis on quality
Attitude of going the extra mile and attention to detail with focus on effective and efficient use of company and/or client resources
Ability to differentiate between billable and non-billable activities and to effectively prioritize multiple assignments or objectives
Ability to understand and apply situational leadership; Can think big picture; Can identify root causes and work with resources to remove barriers to success
MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical or scientific discipline
Prior supervisory experience with knowledge of operational best practices
Indiana water treatment Class WT-3 or above
Must possess and maintain a valid Indiana driver’s license
Class III Wastewater License and the ability to obtain a Grade IV license within a reasonable time frame;
Five (5) years in the water or wastewater utility industry
Physical requirements include, but are not limited to standing, climbing, walking, lifting, bending, pulling and/or pushing, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, sitting, typing, walking, reading, writing, color determination, speaking and listening for extended periods of time.
Salary/Compensation: Based on Experience
Application Instructions: Please apply to this position by sending an email with an attached resume to email@example.com
Please include the site you visited to see this open position advertised.
Company: City of Bloomington Utilities
Position Title: MS4 Program Coordinator
Manages the City’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program. Oversees the Post Construction BMP inspection program. Performs stormwater inspections. Oversees education and outreach campaigns. Oversees the Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program, which includes, but is not limited to, investigating potential illegal discharge, creating reports, maintaining inspection records and files, preparing other documentation, and issuing Notices of Violations and Fines. Responsible for the Good House Keeping Program, which includes, but is not limited to, updating facility SWPPPs, providing employee training, inspecting facilities, and performing internal audits. Implements required compliance programs; provides compliance assistance; and coordinates and provides technical training for staff. Develops appropriate monitoring projects and special studies to characterize water quality and meet regulatory requirements. Develops, implements and tracks quality control procedures related to all areas of the Stormwater Quality Program.
Coordinates the development of the MS4 permit annual report.
Oversees the Post Construction BMP inspection program.
Performs stormwater inspections.
Oversees education and outreach campaigns; provides leadership and guidance to the stormwater
Oversees the Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program, which includes, but is not limited to, investigating potential illegal discharge, creating reports, maintaining inspection records and files, preparing other documentation, and issuing of Notices of Violations and Fines.
Responsible for the Good House Keeping Program, which includes, but is not limited to, updating facility SWPPPs, providing employee training, inspecting facilities, and performing internal audits.
Implements required compliance programs, such as the Construction Phase erosion control inspection program; provides compliance assistance; and coordinates and provides technical training for staff.
Develops appropriate monitoring projects and special studies to characterize water quality and meet regulatory requirements for the MS4 permit.
Develops, implements and tracks quality control procedures related to all areas of the Stormwater Quality Program.
Bachelor of Science in civil engineering, environmental engineering, environmental or physical sciences, or a related field. Strong knowledge of federal and state stormwater regulations.
Excellent communication and organizational skills. Ability to communicate effectively in challenging situations and to resolve conflicts. Ability to work under pressure with deadlines. Skilled in GIS, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel and/or similar database management programs.
Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, and data analysis skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Stormwater training such as Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) or other related certifications or ability to obtain within six months. Valid Indiana driver’s license.
Application Instructions: https://bloomington.in.gov/departments/hr/jobs
Must apply online of the City of Bloomington website before the deadline
Position Title: Director of Street and Utilities
The incumbent serves as Director of Street and Utilities for the Town of Cicero, responsible for overseeing operation and personnel of Street, Water, Storm Water, and Wastewater Departments. The ideal candidate should hold a minimum of Class II Wastewater License, WT3, and DSM Water license and have a valid CDL driver’s license. The candidate will attend the council, department head, stormwater, and street meetings as required. Candidate will need to be available for after-hours emergencies. Experience as a supervisor a plus. Shall have the ability to communicate and work with employees and residents effectively. Completive wages based on experience and qualifications.
Duties/Responsibilities: A complete job description may be found on the Town’s website: ciceroin.org
The ideal candidate should hold a minimum of Class II Wastewater License, WT3, and DSM Water license and have a valid CDL driver’s license. Experience as a supervisor a plus.
Salary/Compensation: Completive wages based on experience and qualifications.
Application Instructions: Send applications, which may be found on the Town’s Website, ciceroin.org, to Town of Cicero, P.O. Box 650, Cicero, IN 46034, or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
City of Warsaw WWTU
Position Title: Laboratory Analyst
The incumbent serves as Laboratory Analyst for the City of Warsaw Wastewater Utility, responsible for performing a variety of tests involving chemical, physical, and bacteriological analysis of wastewater and byproducts of the treatment process and recording and compiling related data.
- Collects at various sites, tests and analyzes daily samples of discharge at all phases of treatment according to Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements, checking pH, temperature and dissolved oxygen levels.
- Prepares documents needed for the collection and transport of samples collected including required documentation for compliance.
- Sets up laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for regulatory compliance monitoring, research, or process control. Calibrates instruments and performs tests on raw and/or final effluent, such as CBOD, E Coli, ammonia, suspended and volatile solids and total.
- High school diploma or GED, with previous education and/or experience in chemistry and sampling techniques. One year of work experience in a wastewater laboratory desirable.
- Working knowledge of and ability to make practical application of IDEM and EPA wastewater treatment regulations and standard laboratory procedures.
- Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender cultural diversities, and disabilities.
Salary/Compensation: $17.00 – $18.50 per experience and/or state certifications
Application Instructions: Visit warsaw.in.gov to view the job description and application.