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*Certified Water Plant Operator

Veolia Water North America

Deadline: Open until filled.

Operates and maintains water treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in water treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements. This position works 12 hour rotating shifts, 7 days on and 7 days off.

Job Requirements, Ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions).

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • 6 months + experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water treatment.
  • Ability to learn and independently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, disinfection equipment, measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.
  • Ability to use computer programs for process control.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call.
  • Have and maintain valid driver's license and a safe driving record.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/rdq33t9rq7

*Grade 1 or higher Water Operator

Northwest St. Clair Water System

Deadline: Open until filled.

Northwest St. Clair Water System is looking to hire a full time Grade 1 or higher water operator to assist in repairing leaks, reading meters, making taps, and maintaining water system properties. 

  • Must have valid driver's license with good driving record. 
  • Must have a good ethical work habit.  
  • Subject to background check and drug testing.  
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and/or push 100 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing 50 pounds or more. 
  • Must have a strong ability to follow oral and written instructions, which includes read, write, and perform mathematical calculations at the level required for successful job performance. 
  • Must be be willing to be on call and work some weekends. 
  • Must live within 30 minute drive of the water system. 

Salary is based on experience with paid vacation and sick time. 

Come by the office to fill out an application at
18 Flatwoods Drive, Steele, AL 35987 (the address says Steele but it’s closer to Ashville on Hwy 11)
Open: Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-11:30 am and 12:30 pm-4:00 pm  
or send Resumes to nwstclairwater@gmail.com.

*Grade II Water Operator

Town of Wilton

Deadline: Open until filled.

SEEKING IMMEDIATE EMPLOYMENT
Wilton Water and Gas board is accepting resumes for a Grade II water operator. Candidates must have a valid AL driver’s license, High school diploma or GED.
Must be knowledgeable in:

  • Repairing leaks
  • Reading meters
  • Setting taps
  • Operating machinery (backhoe)
  • Checking the Well and keeping proper records
  • Maintaining Town properties and equipment as needed
  • Must be willing to be on call for emergencies
  • Shared weekends with other employee (checking the Well)
  • Experience in natural gas system would be preferred but not mandatory

A good work ethic is required as well as the ability to work well with others as a team. Must have a strong ability to follow oral and written instructions. The Town provides BC/BS insurance paid for operator as well as state retirement. The Town of Wilton is a ground source system with a stand pipe as well as an elevated tank.

Please email resumes to melissa@wilton-al.org or fax to 205-665-2080.
Feel free to contact the office with any questions 205-665-2021 ask for Melissa.

*Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator

Clay County Water Authority, Lineville AL

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Clay County Water Authority is looking to hire a Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator. Applicants must be Grade IV certified to be considered for the position. Other requirements include a valid driver’s license. Salary will be based on years of experience. Benefits include BCBS medical and dental insurance as well as state retirement.
Anyone interested in this position should call Clay County Water Authority @ 256-396-2881.
Resumes can be mailed to:
  Clay County Water Authority
  87301 HWY 9
  Lineville, AL 36266 

*Manager of Water & Sewer

City of Pelham

Deadline: Open until filled.

The City of Pelham is currently seeking to fill our full-time position for Manager of Water & Sewer within the Department of Development Services and Public Works.   This is a management level position class that plans, organizes, manages and reviews the work of employees engaged in the installation, repair, and operation of water and wastewater facilities, including the wastewater treatment plant and maintenance of water and sanitary sewer mains, fire hydrants, meters, pumps, tanks, wells and lift stations within the Water and Sewer division.    This position oversees supervisory staff in the division and reports directly to the Director of Development Services and Public Works.  It is distinguished from the supervisor class by its managerial responsibility.  This is accomplished by the ability to perform the following essential job functions:

  • Plans, organizes, directs, and reviews operations and activities of the water and sewer divisions of the city; develops and implements goals, objectives and prioritizes work activities.  Recommends policies. 
  • Responsible for preparation and administration of the division’s budgets.
  • Responsible for a variety of personnel duties including interviewing, conducting performance evaluations, training, and disciplinary actions. Recommends the hiring and suspension of personnel.
  • Analyzes division activities, makes recommendations, and implements improvements in processes to increase efficiencies and overall work quality. 
  • Analyzes trends, such as population and industrial growth of areas being served to determine the adequacy of current facilities and to project community demand for future facilities. 
  • Develops plans to meet and serve expanding community needs such as increasing capacity of water storage and distribution facilities, or arranging new sources of water supply.
  • Directs activities of subordinate personnel who oversee installation, maintenance and repair of the water distribution and sewage facilities. 
  • Confers with Director, technical personnel, and outside utilities to coordinate department activities. 
  • Evaluates new developments in materials, tools, and equipment to recommend or deny purchase. 
  • Responsible for the effective management of consultants and service providers.
  • Provides input into the capital plan based on analysis and research of best practices. 
  • Directs work according to the strategic and capital plans. 
  • Working in correlation with Director and Safety Manager, investigates and provides memos and reports of claims against the city related to division activities.
  • Provides for training and development of division employees.
  • Prepares billings and estimates for repair and construction work performed by city forces.
  • Ensures an adequate inventory of materials, supplies, parts, and equipment for the division’s total work program.
  • Prepares formal work schedule programs for division and utilizes project management and electronic work flow tools to effectively manage efficient work projects. 
  • Inspects work in progress of contractors and staff crews for conformance with plans and specifications.
  • Handles citizen complaints related to the division and makes decisions regarding the escalation of issues to the Director. 

Eight years of experience (with a minimum of 4 years in a supervisory capacity) in water and sewer operations is required.  A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field can substitute for half of the required experience.   Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of successfully managing individuals and multiple projects.   Must demonstrate a strong background of improving processes for efficiency and quality and holding staff members accountable for results.   Candidates with supervisory experience in more than one area are preferred. 

State of Alabama Grade IV Operator Certification of Competency and Grade II Water Operator’s license are required.  A valid Alabama driver’s license is required and must be maintained.

The compensation range for this position is $68,688 to $93,614.   The City of Pelham also offers an excellent benefits package.
Applicant must satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving conditional offer of employment. 

Applications are available on this website and are available to download.  Completed applications may be emailed to jobs@pelhamalabama.gov or mailed to the City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL  35124, or may be dropped off at 401 Southgate Drive in Pelham. 

City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.

*Wastewater Operator III or II

SouthWest Water Company

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Immediate FULL TIME Positions (Birmingham Area – North Shelby County) - Job Description (pdf)

Position Summary: Operate award-winning, advanced wastewater treatment facilities and
collection systems (Full time with Benefits)

Essential Functions Statements:

  • Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow of sewage
  • Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings and tests
    results to determine load requirements.
  • Starts and stops pumps, engines, and generators to control flow of raw sewage through filtering, settling, aeration, and sludge digestion processes.
  • Maintains log of operations and records meter and gauge readings.
  • Collects sewage sample and conducts laboratory tests.
  • Operates and maintains power generating equipment to provide electricity for plant.
  • Calculates and adjusts chemical feed rates and respectively measures and prepares chemicals.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

About Us

SouthWest Water Company provides essential water and wastewater services to more than a million Americans in six states. In business for more than 50 years, we provide a broad range of operation, maintenance and management services, including domestic water production, treatment and distribution; wastewater collection and treatment; customer service; and construction management of utility infrastructure projects. Our water will help your career grow. The safety of our drinking water and responsible treatment and management of wastewater are critical issues in today's world. For years to come, the water and wastewater business will need people like you--dedicated professionals who want to help protect this precious resource. We're proud of our work. Daily, we make a difference in the lives of a million people by providing them with water and wastewater services. Build yours and our planet's future with SouthWest Water Company. Don't wait. The opportunity is now.

Certification: Current AL Wastewater Certification Grade III or Grade II. Will consider an Operator-In-Training.
Education and Experience: High School education or equivalent is required.

Other Requirements: Must follow all company safety practices and procedures. Basic computer skills.

Compensation: Average position compensation is $22-24/hr based on experience. Excellent benefits.

CONTACT: Send résumé to Jessica Harnden, SouthWest Water Company at: jharnden@swwc.com

*Water Technician

Friendship Water

Deadline: Open until filled.

Duties include but not limited to: installing water lines, disconnecting service lines, installing and removing fire hydrants, installing and repairing valves. Check vehicles to insure proper and safe operation; perform routine maintenance or reports mechanical problems to supervisor. Assists in general water meter maintenance activities such as installation, removal, and repair.

Must have a valid drivers license and must be generally available and respond within 30 minutes to emergency "call outs" at any time of the day or night, year round regardless of weather conditions.

Must have high a school diploma or GED.
Skilled operation of excavator, backhoe, and a variety of hand tools is a plus. Please email resume to friendshipwater@elmore.rr.com

*Grade III Certified Operators

Selma Waterworks and Sewer Board

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

THE WATERWORKS & SEWER BOARD

OF THE CITY OF SELMA

Please apply at the Administrative Office

1600 Selma Avenue Selma, Alabama 36702

 

POSITION:   GRADE III ALABAMA CERTIFIED WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

 

PURPOSE:    TO ESTABLISH AN ELIGIBLE REGISTER OR FILL PRESENT AND

                        FUTURE VACANCIES WITH THE WATERWORKS AND SEWER

                        BOARD OF THE CITY OF SELMA

 

Shift Work

SALARY RANGE:

 

DEADLINE:  Open until filled       

 

FRINGE BENEFITS INCLUDE MEDICAL INSURANCE, RETIREMENT, PAID VACATION, HOLIDAYS AND SICK LEAVE.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Possesses and maintains Alabama Grade III Water Certification.
  • Maintains treatment plant chemicals, machines and equipment to provide potable water for residential, commercial and industrial use.
  • Maintains remote facilities.
  • Collects grab water samples from the plant and distribution system; when required performs chemical, physical, and bacteriological tests to assure water quality; submits samples for testing as required by state agencies.
  • Determines and adds specified amounts of chemicals such as chlorine, fluoride, potassium permanganate, and lime.
  • Loads lime machine with 50 pound bags of lime as needed.
  • Calibrates equipment and adjusts chemical feeders for optimal treated water output.
  • Maintains plant records, including operations logs, daily diaries, chemical inventories; compiles reports as required by regulatory agencies.
  • Monitors charts, dials, pumps, chemical feeders, laboratory equipment, meters, and gauges in the laboratory to determine status of various functions of the plant; performs equipment and laboratory preventive maintenance duties.
  • Performs minor repairs, operations adjustments, and preventive maintenance on plant equipment as needed.
  • Reads and records chemical usage; adjusts chemical feeders; mixes chemicals; changes chlorine cylinders and refills chemical day storage containers as required.
  • Checks motors and pumps for excessive noise and temperatures; reports problems to appropriate personnel.
  • Ensures buildings and grounds are safe and secure.
  • Performs grounds maintenance and housekeeping duties as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of a Grade III State of Alabama Certified License for Water Treatment.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Alabama for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

 

Applications are available Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 1600 Selma Avenue, Selma, AL 36701

Email Resumes: clisha14@selmawaterworksandsewer.com

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

THE WATER WORKS AND SEWER BOARD OF THE CITY OF SELMA PROVIDES A PUBLIC PERSONNEL SYSTEM BASED ON MERIT PRINCIPLES.  IT STRIVES FOR THE CONSTANT IMPROVEMENT TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BY EMPLOYING AND DEVELOPING THE BEST QUALIFIED PEOPLE AVAILABLE, REGARDLESS OF THEIR RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, POLITICAL BELIEFS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR DISABILITY.

 

DRUG FREE

THE WATER WORKS AND SEWER BOARD OF THE CITY OF SELMA IS A CERTIFIED DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.

*Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator/Helper

Governmental Utility Service Corporation of the City of Bessemer

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator/Helper

Governmental Utility Service Corporation of the City of Bessemer

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Governmental Utility Service Corporation of the City of Bessemer is looking to hire a Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator/Helper.  Applicants must be Grade IV certified to be considered for the position.  Other requirements include a valid driver’s license.  Salary will be based on years of experience.  Benefits include BCBS medical and dental insurance as well as state retirement.

Resumes can be mailed to:

GUSC of the City of Bessemer

250 Link Road

Bessemer, AL 35203

Email to:

jkey@guscfp.org

*Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager

Abednego Environmental Services, LLC

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Job Description: Pre/Treatment Physical/Chemical Industrial Wastewater Treatment 

Job Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager 

Location: Hyundai Motor Mfr. of Montgomery  

Reports To:  Jay Dearing 

 

* Must have current State of Alabama Wastewater Operators License. Grade III or Grade IV preferred However Other Grade Level’s would be considered depending on Experience.

* Must have High School Diploma or GED Certificate minimum

* Must have valid Driver’s License.

* Must live within 30 mins. Of Montgomery, Alabama or be willing to relocate.

* Must pass background check and drug screening

* Responsible for all aspects of the Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant to include but not limited to removal of metals, removal of sludge, oil/water separating processes, hazardous materials management, ordering and maintaining inventory of treatment chemicals,  critical spare parts inventory, equipment maintenance, and plant inspections.

* Responsible for Profit/Loss, Contract, Management, Development, Procurement and Administrative.

* Responsible for the performance and operation of various Wastewater and treatment systems including SID Permit compliance, managing personnel, health and safety, maintenance

scheduling and process/cost improvements. Needed training will be provided and most training is on the Job site.

* For additional information (i.e., Salary, Insr., 401K, Vacation, Sick pay, Retirement and More), contact.

*Grade IV Water Operator

City of LaFayette

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

The City of LaFayette is seeking a full-time Grade IV Water Plant Operator. The successful candidate will need to possess a current Alabama Grade IV Water Certificate. The successful candidate should also possess considerable knowledge of surface water treatment with preferably at least two years of work experience at a Surface Water Treatment Plant. Applicant should be willing to work on weekends, nights, and holidays when assigned. Lifting, shoveling and climbing ladders/stairs is required.

 

Any person interested should send a resume to City of LaFayette, Attn: Ann Gleaton P.O. Box 87 LaFayette, AL 36862. The person selected will need to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check, and shall have a valid driver’s license. Any questions should be directed to Water Superintendent Ann Gleaton, at 334-864-0686 or 334-864-9363. The position is open until filled.

 

The City of LaFayette is an equal opportunity employer.

 

*For Sale

Daphne Utilities

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Headworks Bar Screen - Andritz model 1200x3300x6 

The screen was installed in 2010 and taken out of service in 2019. Screen was operational at that time. Daphne Utilities ordered the recommended parts to repair and update the screen but removed from service instead. Those parts ($16K value) are included and are still in original packaging.  Can email pictures. Contact Goeff Wilkins 251-533-5342 goeff@daphneutilities.com

*Wastewater Operator III/Lead Operator

City of Calera

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

See the attached PDF for the Full Job Descriptions

*Grade I Water Operator

Mulga Water & Gas

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Mulga Water & Gas is looking to hire a full time Grade 1  water operator to assist in repairing leaks,  making taps, and maintaining water system properties. 

  • Must have valid driver's license with good driving record. 
  • Must have a good ethical work habit.  
  • Subject drug testing.  
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and/or push 100 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing 50 pounds or more. 
  • Must have a strong ability to follow oral and written instructions, which includes read, write, and perform mathematical calculations at the level required for successful job performance. 
  • Must be be willing to be on call  
  • Master gasfitter would be a plus

Salary is based on experience with paid vacation and sick time. 

Come by the office to fill out an application at 505 Mulga Loop Rd. Mulga,Al.35118 
 
Open: Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-5:00 pm  
or send Resumes to varner09.kv@gmail.com 

*Grade III Water Treatment Plant Operator

Calhoun County Water Authority

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

The Calhoun County Water Authority is looking to hire a Grade III Water Treatment Plant Operator.

Applicants must be Grade III certified or higher and have a valid driver’s license to be considered

for the position. Salary will be based on experience. Benefits include BCBS medical and dental

state retirement vacation, holidays and sick leave. Possibly consider a grade II operator that is

seeking advancement.

Resumes can be mailed to or emailed to ccwafplant@aol.com

Calhoun County Water Authority

P.O. Box 200

Alexandria, Al. 36250

*ARWA Circuit Rider

Alabama Rural Water Association

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

The Alabama Rural Water Association is seeking to fill a Circuit Rider position.  The Circuit Rider is a Field Representative offering technical, management and financial on-site assistance to public water systems within the State of Alabama.  Qualifications include:

 

  1. At least 5 years experience in working for, operating, maintaining and managing a public water utility.

 

  1. Candidate must be a Grade II or higher State of Alabama Certified Water Operator.

 

  1. Candidate must be willing to travel the State extensively.  Overnight travel is a requirement.  Minimum out of State travel.

 

  1. Candidate must possess a valid State of Alabama Driver’s license and must be insurable by the Association’s automobile insurance.

 

  1. Candidate must be willing to be drug tested prior to employment and periodically upon request of ARWA management.

 

  1. Must possess extensive knowledge of water utility operations, maintenance and management.

 

  1. Must be able to communicate effectively, both written and orally.

 

  1. Benefits include, Local Government Health Insurance BC/BS, State Employee Retirement, sick and annual leave, federal holidays, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, company vehicle, company phone, plus.

 

Salary is negotiable upon experience.  Please send your resume to ARWA, 2576 Bell Road, Montgomery, AL 36117, fax (334) 396-7090 or e-mail – arwa@alruralwater.com.  The position will be filled as soon as possible.

*Utility Worker

Madison Utilities

Deadline: Open until filled.

Madison Utilities is seeking to fill the following Water and Wastewater positions:

-  Utility Worker $14.00 to $25.74 DOE. Required to obtain Class A CDL and ADEM Grade 1 or Grade 1C     

    Certification           

-  TVI Truck Operator $18.00 to $29.91 DOE. Required to obtain Class A CDL and ADEM Grade 1C Certification

-  Lift Station Tech $18.00 to $33.27 DOE. Required to obtain Class A CDL and ADEM Grade 2 Certification

-  Customer Service Rep. $15.50 to $25.74 DOE

-  Meter Reader $15.50 to $25.74. Required to obtain ADEM Grade 1 or Grade 1C Certification 

-  Field Service Rep. $15.50 to $25.74 DOE.  Required to obtain ADEM Grade 1 or Grade 1C Certification  

Application can be found at www.madisonutilities.org.  Send completed app to jparker@madisonutilities.org

Relocation assistance may be available.  MU is an Equal Opportunity & Drug-Free Employer

 

*General Laborer

The Utilities Board of the City of Rainbow City

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

 

              General Laborer

 

 

Qualifications

  • Graduation from a Senior High School or equivalent.
  • Any combination of experience, and training equivalent to experience, in

public contact work which has provided familiarity with water utility

operations.

  • Possess, or the ability to possess, a valid (Class B) CDL license as issued by

      the Alabama Department of Public Safety.

  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude; evidence of trustworthiness and ethical conduct; effective human relation skills; professionalism.

 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to operate equipment to repair, install or maintain utility meters, lines, services, and fire hydrants.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate minor construction and automotive equipment on occasion or relief basis, and use power tools.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with other

employees and the general public.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to adhere to prescribed Board Policies 
  • Health and physical condition to permit outdoor work; heavy lifting, and other strenuous physical task over extended periods of time, in varying weather conditions; ability to bend, stoop, crouch, crawl; normal vision and hearing.

 

Duties

  • Maintenance of water and sewer system including repairs, installation or maintenance of water meters, lines, services, and fire hydrants.
  • Transports equipment, drives dump truck.
  • Operates minor construction and automotive equipment, uses power tools.
  • Works after hours, weekends, and holidays, in varying weather conditions, to repair the water/wastewater system, or any other utility emergency situation.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

 

 

Pay starting at $15.00 per hour plus benefits.  Utility experience preferred.

 

Please email resume to kcarter@rbcwater.net

*Wastewater Manager

Dallas County Water & Sewer Authority

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

The Dallas County Water & Sewer Authority is seeking to fill the Wastewater Managers position. Candidates for this position must be Grade 3 wastewater certified and have knowledge of running a wastewater treatment facility.

 

Benefits include: BC/BS Health insurance, Dental and Vision insurance, State Employee Retirement, Vacation and Sick Leave  

 

Resumes can be emailed to davidhamm@hughes.net or mailed to:

 

Attention David Hamm

Dallas County Water & Sewer Authority

P.O. Box 1413

Selma, Al 36701

*Grade 1 or Higher Water Operator Needed

Town of Camp Hill Utility Department

Deadline: Open until filled.

Grade 1 or Higher Water Operator Needed

 

Town of Camp Hill Utility Department is looking to hire a part or full time Grade 1 or higher water operator to handle all Alabama Department of Environmental Management Required reports.

 

Come by the office to fill out a application at

309 Holley Avenue

M-F 8am - 11:30am & 12:30pm-4pm

*Electrician - Plants

Decatur Utilities

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A commitment to safety, providing reliable utility services, protecting public health and providing excellent customer service are the responsibilities of all job positions at Decatur Utilities. We believe that teamwork, open communication, honesty, integrity, fairness, diversity and respect for each other are essential traits to perform all job duties.

 

  • Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provides access for future maintenance, and avoids unsightly, hazardous and unreliable wiring consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.
  • Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings and flooring.
  • Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit.
  • Pulls wiring through conduit and splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twisting or soldering wires together and applying tape or terminal caps.
  • Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment.
  • Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, RTVs, PLCs and circuit-breaker panels.
  • Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads.
  • Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components with testing instruments such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer and oscilloscope.
  • Monitors functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, repairs or replacement of faulty equipment.
  • Cuts and welds steel structural members.
  • Troubleshoots instrumentation and control loops (opened and closed) and repairs or replaces as needed.
  • Familiar with SCADA and remote control systems to troubleshoot and repair.
  • Understands the methodology and control scheme of process instrumentation and control systems.
  • Calibrates instrumentation such as flow meters and chlorine analyzers.

*Water Operator IV

City of Calera

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

City of Calera

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:        Water Operator IV  

 

Department:  Public Works – Water Production

 

FLSA:                                                                         Grade: 9B

 

Job Description Prepared:  May 2007

 

Note:   Statements included in this description are intended to reflect in general the duties and responsibilities of this job and are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive.  The employee may be assigned other duties that are not specifically included.

 

Relationships

 

Reports to:                            Water Plant Superintendent                                 

 

Subordinate Staff:                Department Employees in Absence of Superintendent

 

Other Internal Contacts:     All Water Division and Public Works Employees; All City Departments

                                                             

External Contacts:               ADEM; EPA; General Public; Alabama Line Location; Water Operators; ARWA; Suppliers; Vendors; Contractors; Builders

 

Job Summary

 

Under the direction of the Water Plant Superintendent, the employee pulls and tests random water samples from plant and distribution points according to state guidelines and requirements.  Performs plant and well maintenance and operates grade IV plant alone or with assistance. Assists department and division employees with repairing leaks, making taps, and setting meters.  Supervises work of employees for accuracy and completion.

 

Job Domains

 

A.        Micro-Filtration Plant Operations

 

  1. Operates micro-filtration plant, including: filtration and disinfection of potable water.
  2. Monitors and sets chemical dosage for disinfection.
  3. Controls rate of filtration process.
  4. Facilitates pumping of water out into distribution system.
  5. Maintains records on computer and hard-copy as required.

 

B.        Pulling and Testing Samples

 

  1. Prepares faucets for sampling and pulls random samples according to state requirement.
  2. Performs tests on samples.
  3. Runs chlorine residual test on all samples except for raw sample from well.
  4. Labels samples.
  5. Calculates and interprets test results.
  6. Respond appropriately to test results; initiates treatments as required.
  7. Measures samples as required.
  8. Prepares paperwork chain of custody form for laboratory, including locations and addresses, etc.

 

C.        Reports

 

  1. Maintains records as required.
  2. Compile and files all reports on daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and an annual basis as required.
  3. Maintain hard copies of all reports as required.
  4. Uses the computer program to enter and file reports as required.
  5. Completes and submits all reports as required.

 

D.        Supervision

           

  1.        Ensures safety rules and regulations are observed by subordinate                 employees.        

 

E.        Maintenance

 

  1. Changes oil in pumps, lubricates pumps, paints lines, and keeps facilities clean.
  2. Changes out chlorine cylinders as needed and required.
  3. Adjusts levels of chlorine as needed.
  4. Performs all aspects of water treatment maintenance.
  5. Operates mowers and weed-eaters; uses hand tools.

 

F.         Leaks, Taps, and Meters

 

  1. Locates and repairs water leaks.
  2. Makes taps, runs service lines, and sets meters.
  3. May drive vehicles to perform job.
  4. Performs other duties as necessary.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

(* Can be acquired on the job)

 

  1. *Knowledge of City and department policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  2. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of public water systems.
  3. Ability to maintain a satisfactory working relationship with the public.
  4. Ability to coordinate and communicate with contractors and state regulatory officials.
  5. Ability to keep detailed and accurate records.
  6. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical diagrams.
  7. Ability to prepare reports using the computer and on hard-copy.
  8. Ability to supervise division employees.
  9. Ability to wear safety equipment.
  10. Ability to lift heavy objects and equipment weighing in excess of 50 pounds.
  11. Math skills to measure and calculate.
  12. Visual acuity to read gauges.
  13. Skills in using computers.

 

                                                        Other Characteristics

 

1.         Possess high school diploma or equivalent.

2.         Minimum of 2 years prior experience working as a certified Water Operator.

3.         Certified as a Grade IV Water Operator, required.

4.         Ability to work non-standard hours and overtime as required.

5.         Possess a current and valid Alabama driver’s license.

6.        Ability to attend continuing education programs to maintain certifications.

 

Work Environment

 

The work environment involves high risks with exposure to potentially dangerous situations or unusual environmental stress which require a range of safety and other precautions, e.g. working at great heights under extreme weather conditions, subject to physical attack or mob conditions, or similar situations where conditions cannot be controlled.

 

 

 

Physical Demands

 

The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing of tall ladders, lifting heavy objects over 50 lbs., crouching or crawling in restricted areas, and defending oneself or others from physical attack.

 

*Water Superintendent - Water Grade I

Jackson's Gap Water Authority

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Water Superintendent

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A Water Superintendent position for the Jackson’s Gap Water Authority who will be responsible for supervisory, and managerial work in the planning, directing, and coordinating the functions and policies set forth by the Board.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Manages and supervises field personnel
  • Prepares and submits appropriate operational reports to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and other agencies as required or directed
  • Prepares and manages the monthly operating and capital improvement budget
  • Responsible for customer communication and complaint resolution
  • Maintains supplies and inventory for maintenance operations
  • Inspect and maintain mechanical operating equipment
  • Provides and maintains a safe working environment for employees
  • Work hours beyond the normal office hours, weekends and holidays as necessary

 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

This job requires knowledge in several areas including, but not limited to the following: utility billing, customer service, computer systems and applications related to general office (Excel and Word proficiency is required), and a general understanding of SCADA technology.  Must have knowledge and skills of the following:

 

  • Knowledge and understanding of ADEM Regulations and Procedures
  • Knowledge of the principals and operations of hydraulics
  • Knowledge of plumbing principles and practices
  • Understanding of legislation and regulations concerning water distribution, meter reading, utility billing, testing
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common factions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to read and interpret maps
  • Operate heavy machinery (i.e. Trackhoe, backhoe) – Minimal 3 years of experience

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent; must have an Alabama Grade I Certification as issued by ADEM; must have three (3) years of experience in the water industry related to the following areas:

 

  • Operations and maintenance of a water distribution system
  • Supervising and managing people

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Demands include driving, meter reading, replacing water meters and valves and working within an excavated trench. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must reside within a 25-mile radius of the office of the Jackson’s Gap Water Authority located in Jackson’s Gap, Tallapoosa County, Alabama.  Include a recent profile photograph. Maintain a valid driver’s license in the State of Alabama.

 

QUALIFIED RESUMÉS SUBMITTED TO:

CDG Engineers & Associates, Inc.

778 N. Dean Road, Suite 200-A

Auburn, AL 36830

ATTN:  Jeffrey A. Harrison, P.E.

Email:  jeff.harrison@cdge.com

*Director of Public Works

City of Linden

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, handling employee concerns and issues, assigning work, counseling, recommends disciplinary employees in achieving desired results.
  • Plans, prioritizes, and coordinates all activities of the Public Works Department.
  • Directs and requires all employees to follow all safety rules and precautions in daily duties and in the operation of equipment.
  • Maintain water and sewer service to consumers, including construction, maintenance, and repair of water and sewer mains, valves, and service connections and related water distribution equipment and sewer system equipment.
  • Estimate costs of main extensions and coordinating with developers and property owners in extending mains.
  • Supervises repair, testing and maintenance of water meters and supervises records relating to tapping and connecting with mains.
  • Directs the maintenance, repair, and construction of city streets, bridges, drains and sewers; requisitions necessary materials and supplies; plans work methods and procedures, and instructs and advises employees in work methods.
  • Inspects and maintains equipment maintenance, records, and costs.
  • Reviews and takes appropriate action on public complaints and issues.
  • Inspects sites needing repair and determines methods to be used and cost involved.
  • Gives input to the preparation of annual budget.
  • Attend and report to the Utility Board.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Any combination of training and experience equivalent to five years’ public works experience or closely related field.

 

Water and Sewer Operator certification recommended.

 

To Apply

 

Contact Linden City Hall for application.

334-295-5051

 

211 N. Main St.

Linden, Alabama 36748

*Wastewater Operator Intern

City of Pell City

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

POSITION TITLE: Wastewater Operator Intern 

JOB STATUS: Full time 

Pay Range 10: $27,643.20 – $45,718.40 

ANTICIPATED START DATE:     Following successful completion of background check and drug screen 

SYNOPSIS:  Intern learns the operations of a conventional wastewater treatment plant. Intern works only when an experienced Operator is present. The Intern assists in various tasks, which include cleaning and maintaining facilities; monitoring controls, gauges, valves, meters; and assisting in the laboratory. Incumbent works under the supervision of the Wastewater Chief Operator.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

 Be a graduate from an accredited high school, or hold a certificate of high school equivalency (GED)

 Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license.

 Must possess computer skills necessary to perform the essential functions of the position

 Must be willing to travel overnight to attend continuing education courses and workshops

 Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position

 Must be willing to work non-standard hours as required

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 Must acquire certification for Grade III Wastewater within thirty-six (36) months from date of hire

 Assist in the operations of the wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift

 Attend and successfully complete State required classes, training programs, and seminars

 Assist in performing quality control and process control functions

 Ensure adherence to safe working practices and procedures

 Assist in performing precise laboratory tests and record the results

 Assist in compiling, maintaining, and updating plant operations logs and reports

 Assist in performing and recording mathematical calculations related to plant operations

 Check and maintain all equipment

 Perform routine plant cleaning and maintenance

 Assist in calibrating chemical feed equipment and laboratory equipment

 Answer emergency calls

 Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

 Paint buildings and equipment

 Operate mowers and power equipment

 Perform other job related duties and special projects as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

 Some knowledge of state of the art wastewater treatment methods and procedures

 Some knowledge of the required legal standards and reports

 Some knowledge of chemical ratios and operation of related equipment

 Ability to express thoughts clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing

 Ability to keep organized legible records

 Ability to read well and grasp the meaning of written communications

 Ability to understand physical and biological processes

 Ability to understand general chemistry

 Ability to use basic arithmetic and geometry

BENEFITS AVAILABLE FOR FULL TIME POSITION

 BCBS Health/Dental (single coverage paid by City)

 EMC Life Insurance (paid by City)

 Retirement through RSA (with a City match)

 Vision Plan

 AFLAC

 Sick leave (accrued when paid bi-weekly)

 Vacation (after successfully completing 1 year probation)

 Direct Deposit

 Paid Holidays

APPLICATION DEADLINE/PROCEDURE:

1. Complete application files must be received at the City Hall.  This position will remain open until filled.

2. A complete file consists of:

 A current City of Pell City employment application

 Current resume [Note: Resume, when required, should address how the applicant has fulfilled the qualifications, required and preferred (if applicable), listed on this job announcement]

3. The City of Pell City may extend the application deadline to ensure an adequate pool of qualified applicants. Applications received after the deadline or incomplete applications, will not be considered.

4. Applicant may be required to submit employment verifications from current and prior employers prior to job offer being made.

5. Application forms may be downloaded at our website:  www.Pell-City.com or City Hall and should be returned to:

City of Pell City Human Resources 1905 1st Avenue North Pell City, AL 35125 

Email: dchildre@cityofpellcity.net     Fax: 205-338-2320

Individuals selected as finalists will be invited for an interview.  Applicants must travel at their own expense. If you have a disability and may require accommodations, please notify us at 205-338-2244. 

WEBSITE: www.Pell-City.com

The City of Pell City is an equal opportunity employer. It is the official policy of the City of Pell City that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, handicap, gender, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. The City of Pell City will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees. 

*Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator in Training

Hanceville Water Works & Sewer Board

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Wastewater Treatment Plant

Operator in Training

The Water Works and Sewer Board of the City of Hanceville

Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily operations and maintenance of the

facility. Knowledge of process control procedures, lab testing and being able to analyze and

perform required operational adjustments to the system as necessary to meet compliance

reporting, standards and regulations of the Alabama Department of Environmental

Management and the EPA is beneficial.

The successful candidate will be expected to obtain licensure as an Alabama Wastewater

Operator within 18 months of the date of hire.

Requirements:

• High school diploma or GED.

• Must be familiar with OSHA Safety Requirements.

• Daily inspections of lift stations and wells.

• Ground maintenance of the plant area.

• Must have a valid Alabama State driver’s license.

• Experience and knowledge of wastewater treatment operations is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to work alternating weekend shifts.

• Ability to lift 50 lbs.

• Ability to detect and differentiate colors.

Benefits:

The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package. Special consideration will be

given for existing experience and Alabama Wastewater Operator licensure.

Applicant Information:

Pre-employment drug testing and motor vehicle record will be required.

The Water Works and Sewer Board of the City of Hanceville

203 Main St NW

Hanceville, AL 35077

Fax: (256) 352-1216

 

Please resume to HWWSBJL@gmail.com

 

*Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator in Training

AQUIOM, LLC

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Description

AQUIOM, LLC, a subsidiary of CDG Engineers & Associates, Inc. an engineering consulting firm, is seeking applicants for an Operator in Training to assist with operations at the City of Ashford’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (0.35 MGD).

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily operations and maintenance of the facility. Knowledge of process control procedures, lab testing and being able to analyze and perform required operational adjustments to the system as necessary to meet compliance reporting, standards and regulations of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and the EPA is beneficial

 

The successful candidate will be expected to obtain licensure as an Alabama Wastewater Operator within 18 months of the date of hire.   

 

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED  
  • Must be familiar with OSHA Safety Requirements.
  • Daily inspections of lift stations and wells.
  • Ground maintenance of the plant area
  • Must have a valid Alabama State driver’s license
  • Experience and knowledge of wastewater treatment operations is a plus

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work alternating weekend shifts
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to detect and differentiate colors

 

Benefits

The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package. Special consideration will be given for existing experience and Alabama Wastewater Operator licensure.

 

How to Apply

  1. Visit cdge.com/careers.
  2. Select CDG Career Center.
  3. Complete the application.
  4. If you need special assistance with the application process, please call 334-222-9431 or email hr@cdge.com.

 

Applicant Information

Pre-employment drug testing, motor vehicle record and background checks will be required.

 

Locations

Ashford Wastewater Treatment Facility

465 S. County Road 33

Ashford, Al 36312

 

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