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VA AWWA is pleased to provide the following listing of employment opportunities in Virginia. To search for national or international opportunities, please visit the AWWA Career Center.

Do you have a position available? Submit your position today by emailing all necessary information to admin@vaawwa.org.


Backhoe Operator/General Maintenance Worker
Due Date: December 18, 2019

To apply, please copy and paste the following link into your URL:  https://tinyurl.com/ycgrtpg4

Job Title: 

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada.  To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.

Position Summary: This position safely drives, operates, and maintains the backhoe. In addition, will perform technical work in the maintenance and repair of water/wastewater systems. This position will spend approximately 90% in general maintenance work and 10% in equipment operations. Position may require some overtime, weekend, and holiday work as well as on-call responsibility.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Drives the backhoe to the job site. Operates in a safe manner to make required street openings, trenches, backfilling. Performs loading and unloading of excavated material from a work site.
  • Cleans, greases, and makes minor repairs to the backhoe.
  • When not operating the backhoe, the General Maintenance Worker performs the following:
    • inspects, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, installs, and repairs water distribution and wastewater collection system facilities including not limited to a) water mains, valves, hydrants and service lines; b) sewer lines, manholes and service laterals; and c) pumping and flow control facilities.
    • Performs repairs, preventive and corrective maintenance on water distribution systems, valves, hydrants, meters and mains and on wastewater collection systems, mains, manholes, clean outs etc, process equipment including; pumps, blowers, motors and maintains pumps, electrical controls, emergency signaling and related components.  Cleans and maintains wet wells, lift stations, grounds, facilities and related equipment.
    • Prepares orders for maintenance materials, supplies, spare parts and equipment.
    • Makes equipment adjustments, and reports any serious equipment problems.
    • Maintains computerized and manual records and prepares reports pertaining to the operation of the water distribution & collection systems, reviews daily work orders, completes daily reports, and makes changes as required to meet operating requirements.
    • Identifies, schedules and coordinates the work of outside utility maintenance contractors in support of project
    • Follows Company’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies.  Wear and work in proper personal protective equipment.
    • Assist with operational tasks in conjunction with operators or as directed by operators
    • Performs other related functions assigned or as they become apparent or as management assigns

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Five (5) years' experience in operating a backhoe or excavator around existing utilities.
  • Effectively and safely operates hand tools, pneumatic tools, air compressors and other small equipment related to the maintenance trades and water distribution and wastewater collection systems operations.
  • Hands-on experience in light duty electrical power systems (240 V/ single and three phase) and instrumentation calibration and use
  • Ability to use and direct excavation crews for repairs of underground utilities, including past demonstrated experience using backhoe and driving a small dump truck
  • Knowledge of mechanical operation, maintenance and repair of equipment and water and wastewater systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems related to equipment in assigned work area.
  • Knowledge of proper operation of hydraulic, pneumatic and telemetry equipment.
  • Knowledge of the National Electrical Code.
  • Knowledge of water and wastewater processes including ability to operate basic water distribution and wastewater collection systems independently.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations.

Education/Experience:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Additional trade specific courses preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Must possess a valid, active state driver’s license with CDL, or ability to obtain CDL within 12 months of hire.

Work Environment:

  • Employee may be required to work indoor or outdoor work during seasonal heat and cold or other adverse weather conditions.  Employee may be required to work where regularly they may be exposed to fumes, dust and odors.
  • Some high noise levels from operations of equipment.
  • Must be physically able to complete necessary tasks while wearing an approved respirator as required, as some required work may have potential for exposure to harmful contaminants, environments, noise, etc.
  • May have to work after normal work hours for on-call assignments.

Travel Requirements: <5% 

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American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

 

 

Utility Supervisor
Due Date: March 2, 2020

This position is open until filled; all interested parties are encouraged to apply!
Review of applications and the interview process will begin in 2 weeks.  
 
Performs supervisory and administrative work coordinating and supervising operations, maintenance, and construction inspection duties for the water distribution and wastewater collection systems for the County Utilities Department. Employee must exercise initiative and independent judgment in completing assigned tasks. Employee must also exercise tact, courtesy, and firmness communication with customers, contractors, and the general public. Reports to the Assistant Director of Utilities.  

Utility Supervisor - Hiring salary is $61,016.00 +/- DOQ.
 
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  1. Oversees and inspects the daily activities of the department's Utility Workers, and Pump Station Maintenance Technicians; establishes operating policies and procedures; oversees and participates in maintenance and repair of various pumps, lines, and fixtures in the County water distribution, and sewage collection system; estimates required materials and equipment needed to complete projects; ensures adherence to applicable safety regulations.  Manages personnel directly or through subordinates; hires and trains employees; assigns and monitors work; evaluates personnel; counsels employees as necessary.
  2. Oversees all preventive maintenance programs for the water distribution and wastewater collection facilities and structures; approves repair and maintenance schedules. Schedules, inspects, and performs preventive maintenance on equipment; replaces defective equipment and fixtures. 
  3. Responds to complaints and inquiries from customers, County employees, professionals, etc.; responds to after-hours calls when needed. 
  4. Solicits competitive bids from commercial contractors, as needed; monitors and manages the work of contractors. 
  5. Manages line location program.
  6. Assists Assistant Director of Utilities with site plan review; oversees construction inspection and acceptance of new construction; performs GIS mapping updates.
  7. Assists in managing and monitoring the department budget; purchases supplies and equipment.
  8. Administers the County's Cross Connection Control Program; conducts inspections of businesses for cross connection and backflow prevention devices, ensures timely testing of such devices. 
  9. Administers the County's Fats Oils and Grease (FOG) Program.
  10. Maintains a variety of records and prepares reports.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 - Possession of an Associate's Degree in Management, Engineering, Construction or related field.

- Seven (7) to ten (10) years of directly related and progressively responsible supervisory and management experience.
- Possession of Class IV Waterworks Operator certification from the Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals preferred.
- Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
 - Possession of a valid driver's license; possess and maintain a driving record that meets established Gloucester County Driving Standards.
 - Pass a post-offer, pre-employment physical examination. Employee may be subject to subsequent physical examinations to ensure he/she meets job-related physical requirements. 

To be considered for this position, your online application must include your cover letter, resume and professional references.  A minimum of 3 professional references MUST be listed on the application. (Note: Professional references are individuals who can attest to your job related knowledge, skills and abilities while working or in a volunteer capacity AND are not family or personally related. Professional references should include job title, company name and address, phone numbers and email address if available.)

For complete job description and to apply on-line, visit our website at www.gloucesterva.jobs.

Gloucester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EMPLOYEE UTILIZATION IN ADVERSE WEATHER AND EMERGENCY CONDITIONS
All Gloucester County employees are subject to being assigned to specific positions and tasks during a "Declared Emergency" as support personnel, by the County Administrator, the Emergency Management Director, or the Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). Once assigned, this would be the same as a regular work assignment and all policies and procedures for duty assignments apply. (Please see Gloucester County Administrative Policy 101.1 - Employee Utilization in Adverse Weather and Emergency Conditions.)


Wastewater Plant Operator Apprentice
Due Date: October 4, 2019

Loudoun Water, a public water and sewer utility, is seeking a Plant Operator Apprentice for our 24-hour Broad Run Water Reclamation Facility.  The Broad Run WRF is an 11 MGD state-of-theart facility utilizing biological nutrient removal, membrane filtration, carbon absorption, and ultra-violet disinfection treatment to protect drinking water sources. 

We offer highly competitive salaries, stable work environment and excellent employee fringe benefits including an employer paid pension program, medical, dental and vision insurance, deferred compensation program and training opportunities.  

Under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor, the Plant Operator Apprentice will monitor plant performance, take samples of wastewater flow, operate pumps and other equipment, and maintain the building and grounds of the water reclamation facility. Requirements: Ability to work rotating shift on short notice.  37.5-hour work-week.  Must be willing to obtain a VA State Class IV Wastewater Treatment License within eighteen (18) months.   Preferred applicant will possess a Class IV or Class III Wastewater License.   

To print an official Loudoun Water Employment Application or apply online please visit our website at www.loudounwater.org.  Send completed applications to Loudoun Water HR Department, PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146 or fax to 571.223.2079.  Position is open until filled. Salary DOQ. EOE


Utility Worker
Due Date: October 4, 2019

Primary Role:
Performs skilled tasks associated with the construction, operation, and maintenance of the water distribution system including, but not limited to, fire and domestic services, meter settings, water mains and valves. Routinely drives truck equipped with dump body to transport and dump loose materials such as sand, gravel, crushed rock, coal or bituminous paving materials. Performs tasks associated with the operation and maintenance of pump stations, facilities, grounds, and equipment including electrical and mechanical pumps, motors.

Key Accountabilities:
Performs all functions in a safe and conscientious manner, with constant regard for the safety of fellow employees and the general public. Cuts, threads, and joins pipe sections as directed. Performs wet taps using large and small tapping machines, installs repair sleeves, flares copper, installs meter setting and yokes. Cuts, threads, and screws together sections of pipe forming service line and lays service line into trench.
 Erects barricades and places safety lights around worksites to protect workers from street traffic; may flag traffic as required. Breaks up pavement, using air hammer, manually digs a ditch preparatory to laying or removing pipe or service lines. Operates, maintains and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate flow of water. Feeds specified amounts of chemicals, such as chlorine, ammonia, and corrosion inhibitor into water supply and /or adjust automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into water to disinfect and otherwise treat water. Documents chemical feed activities and system performance with written reports and automatic charts. Records data such as residual content of chemicals, water pressure, power consumption, water output and chemical consumption. Monitors panel board(s) and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates and water storage and distribution of water. Repairs and lubricates machines and equipment, using hand tools and power tools. Collects water samples and tests to determine basic water quality parameters. Troubleshoots and repairs electrical and control circuits, using diagnostic equipment and hand tools.
 Reads and adjusts flowmeters and gauges to regulate equipment according to water consumption and demand. Maneuvers pipe sections, valves, and fittings into position. Backfills excavations using compaction equipment on dirt, crushed stone and cold-mix asphalt. Removes and installs water meters, reads meter after installation. Performs maintenance work on company property and grounds.
 Drives company vehicles, including dump truck, may pull trailers / equipment. Pulls levers or turns crank to tilt body and dump contents. Moves hand and foot controls to jerk truck forward and backward to loosen and dump material adhering to body. Loads dump truck by hand and/or by operating mechanical loader. Inspects truck, equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas/diesel, oil antifreeze and water.
 Cuts, threads, and joins pipe sections as directed. Other duties may be assigned.

Knowledge / Skills:
Broad working knowledge of distribution system components, including their installation, such as valves, hydrants, tapping devices and various types of pipe materials

Experience / Education:
 Experience in water distribution systems.
 High School diploma/GED

Work Environment:
 Regularly works in outside weather conditions.
 Frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme cold.
 Occasionally works in high, precarious places and occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat and risk of electrical shock.
 The noise level is usually loud.
 Works overtime as required.
 Must pass pulmonary function test necessary for use of self-contained breathing apparatus and, if requested, a range of motion test.

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Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing

American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.


Senior Specialist Health & Safety - Hopewell
Due Date: October 4, 2019

At American Water, Safety is one of our Core Values. It goes beyond a priority and is simply how we choose to do our work. If you have a passion for safety as we do, consider joining our team.  

Key Accountabilities:
Facilitate site safety orientation and induction for all contractors and visitors.
Act as the site permit coordinator; ensuring all safety related aspects of permit-controlled work ‘confined space, LOTO, hot work and excavations’ are in place prior to commencement of work.
Act as a pre-job briefing facilitator for American Water and contractor work.
Conduct regular safety inspections of contractor and American Water operations
Conduct routine inspection of Hopewell facility and report non-compliances to management.
Track non-compliance corrective actions through to completion.
Utilize stop work authority when required and work with AW and contractors to implement improved control measures.
Report all accidents and injuries through site management and Safety Manager
Encourage the reporting of near misses.
Facilitate 5 why investigations for all near miss reports.
Take part in Taproot incident investigations.
Track training compliance of site personnel and ensure that required training is coordinated through Safety Manager.
Work with site management to drive compliance with RMP/PSM regulation.
Assist with annual reviews of emergency response manuals and standard operating procedures.
Working with maintenance department, develop LOTO procedures for all equipment.
Attend local LAPC meetings with operations representative.
Assist in the facilitation of emergency drills.
Act as a liaison between Hopewell personnel, site management and Safety Manager on matters regarding safety.
Assist and be actively involved in the correction of unsafe conditions.
Be an active member of the Hopewell Safety Committee.

Experience / Education:
Education: Associates degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Experience: Minimum 3 years experience in a safety related position. Safety related certifications preferred

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Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing

American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.


Chief Water Operator - Fort Belvoir
Due Date: October 4, 2019

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, the company employs over 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and Ontario, Canada.  To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.

Position Summary:
Responsible for all activities involving the operations and maintenance of the water distribution system (pumps, storage tanks, fire hydrants, etc.). Limited supervisory responsibilities for water operators, technicians, and laborers, and works under the general direction of the Operations Supervisor.

 Key Accountabilities:

  • Prepares, reviews, evaluates, revises, establishes and implements policies and procedures used in distribution of water and the collection of wastewater, that result in safe, compliant, reliable, and profitable operations.
  • Directs day-to-day activities and schedules of assigned staff and participates in review and evaluation of staff performance related to water and wastewater collection systems. Follows company discipline policy when needed.
  • Performs work on water distribution system and wastewater collection system. Maintains work records, preventative maintenance records, analyzes water quality data, and prepares various reports as assigned.
  • Follows and implements Company’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies
  • Implements and fosters the coaching and development of employees, including idea generation, within respective functional areas.
  • Effective and respectful communication and interactions with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations and all customers.
  • Performs other related functions assigned, or as they become apparent. 

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to plan, coordinate and supervise the work of employees.
  • General knowledge of MS Office products, MS Word and Excel, and be able to learn the use of new software with training assistance. Hach WIMS is a plus.
  • Ability to plan and present safety training to employees.
  • Employee may be required to work shift work and maintain on-call assignments.  There will be some weekend, holiday and overtime work as needed.
  • Extensive knowledge of the objectives, equipment, and operations of water distribution, surface water supply, consecutive water systems, groundwater supply systems, and wastewater collection systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of methods and materials of water system construction and maintenance.
  • Thorough knowledge of the layout, location and equipment characteristics of water systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of chloraminated water systems, chlorine conversions, heterotrophic bacteria, nitrification and chloraminated operational controls.
  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations for areas of responsibility. 

Education/Experience:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • At least two (2) years’ progressively responsible experience in supervision of operations, maintenance and administration of water distribution and/or wastewater systems.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Possession of a Virginia Waterworks Operator Class 3 license is required. If holder of another state license, must obtain Virginia within 120 days of hire.
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license; a CDL is a plus. 

Work Environment:

  • Employee may be required to work indoors, or outdoors during seasonal heat and cold, or other adverse weather conditions. 
  • Must be physically able to complete necessary tasks while wearing an approved respirator as required, as some required work may have potential for exposure to harmful contaminants, environments, noise, etc.
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds, unassisted.
  • Must be able to work during high noise levels from operations of equipment.
  • Must be able to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • This position will constitute a 40 hour work week but may include a weekend day.  In addition, the position requires an on-call schedule.  The position requires periodic over time work as needed to maintain system operations. There will be some weekend, holiday and overtime work as needed.

Travel Requirements: <5% 

Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing

American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.


Construction Inspector
Due Date: October 4, 2019

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, the company employs over 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and Ontario, Canada.  To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.

Role Summary:
Coordinates, inspects and assists with the construction of new water distribution and sewer collection system components in accordance with approved construction and engineering specifications, policies and practices of the Company. Will utilize expertise in construction field management, quality assurance, quality control, and report documentation.  Will serve as primary field contact between the Construction Manager and General Contractors for water and wastewater utilities.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Performs field inspections of the construction and maintenance of water distribution system and sewer collection facilities. Inspects and approves construction and installation of earthwork, concrete, piping, painting, mechanical and electrical facilities, and/or instrumentation as related to water and wastewater facilities or large infrastructure projects.  Interprets, implements, and enforces contract documents and specifications Communicates deficiencies to proper persons.  (20%)
  • Utilize testing procedures, inspection protocols, construction inspection techniques and perform QA/QC functions.  Ability to interpret and/or recognize possible conflicts with other underground facilities and/or utilities. (10%)
  • Work with contractors to schedule utility outages in accordance with AW contract terms and customer requirements.  Coordinates and approves contractor’s activities. (10%)
  • Participate in construction meetings and provide information on schedule compliance, change orders, coordination.  Coordinates between Construction Manager and engineering personnel and outside construction firms to maintain standards.  Interacts and coordinates with customers and the public as it relates to the performance of construction activities. (20%)
  • Reviews contractor’s safety program and enforces compliance with safety regulations.  Perform all functions of the position in a safe and conscientious manner, with constant regard for the safety of fellow employees and the general public. Follows Company’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies.  Wear and work in proper personal protective equipment. (20%)
  • Compiles information and prepares construction reports and reviews as-built drawings as required.  Assists in obtaining, preparing and maintaining reports, permits, maps, charts or records related to the construction. (10%)
  • Performs other related functions assigned or as they become apparent or as management assigns. (10%)

Knowledge:

  • Some knowledge of civil engineering principles, practices and methods as applicable to a water and wastewater facility setting.
  • Working knowledge of applicable laws, standards and regulations relating to construction, inspection and safety; considerable knowledge of inspection methods. 
  • Broad knowledge of water distribution and wastewater collection systems and their construction maintenance, construction, testing and disinfection. 
  • Working knowledge of engineering drawings, cut sheets and stake outs.

Skills:

  • Experience with construction inspections of water and wastewater facilities or large infrastructure projects.
  • Experience as a pipe foreman or pipe superintendent is preferred.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Considerable skill in reading and interpreting construction drawings, plans and specifications, and contract documents; skill in applying material testing procedures.
  • Ability to prepare, organize and maintain inspection field and office data, reports and systems
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.  Ability to understand and use an engineer’s scale. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical information, orally and in writing in a professional manner to contractors, employees, consultants, and other governmental agency representatives.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively using English.

 Experience:

  • Inspection experience in water and wastewater industry. 5 years minimum experience.

Education:

  • Required: High School Diploma, or general education degree (GED) with five (5) years of experience in water distribution and construction of water distribution systems.

 Licenses & Certifications:

  • Preferred: Industry related certifications, training, technical associate’s degree, or Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field. 
  • Valid motor vehicle operator’s license with acceptable driving record.

 Work Environment:

  • 20% Office; 80% Field
  • Regularly works in outside weather conditions.  Will frequently work near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to extreme heat and/or cold.  The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Travel Requirements: 5%

Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing™ 

American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.


Deputy Field Director - Richmond Field Office
Due Date: December 31, 2019

Hiring Range: $72,104-$84,000

Description: The Office of Drinking Water is seeking an Environmental Engineer Consultant to act as the Deputy Field Director of the new Richmond Field Office! This position serves as the responsible charge licensed professional engineer in the field office for the project evaluation programs (54.1 et seq Code of Virginia as amended); to direct the project evaluation and sanitary survey subprogram areas in the field office; to work independently in resolving and implementing solutions to highly complex questions and problems; to support the Field Director in the overall administration and management of the field office; to provide technical leadership, training, supervisions, and orientations to engineers and technical staff; and to serve as the Field Director in the Director's absence.  

Requirements: Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering from an accredited college. They must also possess a comprehensive knowledge of engineering pertaining to drinking water, i.e. advanced math, physics, water chemistry, microbiology, fluid mechanics, hydraulics/hydrology, geology, and the design of drinking water facilities. Candidates must also have a comprehensive knowledge of drinking water laws, rules/regulations, public health objectives, and standards/methods; as well as an understanding of management and administrative supervisory principles.

Candidates must have experience in supervising technical and engineering staff and a demonstrated ability to manage complex engineering and regulatory programs; to read and interpret laws, regulations, and policy, and to apply them independently. Candidates must also be able to write regulations, personal communications, and technical reports; to effectively communicate orally and in writing, as well as presenting before groups in order to address and/or hold meetings/hearings; and to work effectively with public/subordinate personnel.

A current VA Professional Engineering license is required.

Preferred Qualifications: A Master of Science in Civil or Environmental Engineering is preferred. Experience regulating public water systems and developing policy as it relates to drinking water is also preferred.

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check, and E-Verify. The selected candidate must complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interests as a condition of employment, if applicable (Va. Code § 2.2-3114). Other financial, credit, driving, or other background checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions.


Plant Operator Assistant
Due Date: October 4, 2019

Performs routine tasks, necessary tests, and applies judgment based upon training and defined operations and maintenance practices
related to the processing of wastewater at treatment facilities and/or pump stations; does related work as required. Work is performed
under the general supervision of the Superintendent, Supervisor and/or Senior Operator of the Wastewater Department. Operates domestic
wastewater treatment systems including chemical, physical, and microbiological processes. May be assigned and may operate any ACSA
wastewater facility and/or process. Conducts regular walking inspections of facility; observing process control parameters via SCADA, various
instrumentation screens, and results of laboratory analyses; and anticipates and plans for flow changes and treatment system adjustments.
Responds to all alarms, failures, and process needs occurring at any wastewater facility. Reads meters and gauges, enters data in operational logs
and computer spreadsheets, and completes other permanent and temporary records and reports. Observes operations of chemical feed systems,
and replenishes as needed, monitors and measures feed rates on a regular and timely basis, adjusts feed rates to meet treatment needs and
operating permit goals and requirements. Collects samples and performs analyses on wastewater and sludge samples as scheduled and as
needed, collects and submits to central laboratory all required samples, interprets tests results and makes corresponding treatment process
changes where necessary, and conducts special tests as required by supervisor. Understands plant valving and piping systems and makes changes
to flow patterns as needed. Performs preventive and minor maintenance on equipment and assists maintenance personnel as needed. Checks
pump stations, operates filter press, cleans basins, and assists in filter testing while on utility shifts. Performs duties and tasks in an
environmentally friendly manner. Performs general housekeeping and other building and grounds tasks as assigned. Performs duties in
accordance with all local, state and federal laws, rules and guidelines. Maintains effective working relationship with Authority staff and the public;
follows procedures and properly responds to any complaint.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or vocational school and some experience in activities
that require following both written and oral instructions and in using mathematics. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver's License.

An application with resume may be submitted on our website at https:l!acsawater.com/PlantOperatorAssistant. A detailed job description is
available for review online. Benefits include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday
pay, and Virginia Retirement System. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. Salary based on experience.


Water Distribution Apprentice
Due Date: October 4, 2019

James City Service Authority (JCSA) seeks individuals to perform responsible work installing, maintaining, repairing, and constructing JCSA’s water and distribution systems. There are three levels in the Water Distribution series distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee. Position is eligible for Full-Time County Benefits.

Apprentice - $28,538 / year or higher DOQ Specialist I - $30,685 / year or higher DOQ Specialist II - $32,994 / year or higher DOQ

Responsibilities:
 Work as a member of a crew performing manual labor installing, repairing, and maintaining JCSA water infrastructure.
 Operate or learn to operate heavy equipment.
 Serve as the confined space attendant for no potential, low potential, and hazardous atmosphere environment and associated Lockout/Tagout

Procedures.
 Perform administrative tasks such as preparing work orders, mapping infrastructure, and taking hydrant measurements.
 Conduct or learn to conduct water distribution infrastructure inspections that center on JCSA standards; catalog problems for repair purposes.
 Flag and control traffic in accordance with State regulations.
 Serve as a first-responder on an on-call basis when assigned; will be required to assist wastewater personnel with troubleshooting/repairs as necessary.
 (Water Distribution Specialist I) Monitor testing devices for confined space.
 (Water Distribution Specialist II) Serve as competent person during excavation operations and during confined space entry activities as the entry supervisor; evaluate work sites and determine materials, tools, and equipment needed to perform jobs.

Requirements:
 Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma.
 Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria.
 Must obtain Virginia Class A Commercial Driver’s License within 4 months of hire.
 Must have the ability and tolerance to function in an environment that requires the use of respiratory protection devices; required to fulfill all requirements of the JCSA’s Respiratory Protection Program.
 Skill in use of computer software, especially Microsoft Office Suite. Accepting applications until 11:59pm EST on 10/05/2019 or when filled, whichever comes first.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at https://jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov


Water Operator IV
Due Date: November 30, 2019

SUMMARY OF JOB
Performs routine technical work in daily operations and maintenance of water treatment equipment and processes.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned or scheduled.
 Operates and maintains water production and distribution system.
 Operates SCADA system to monitor and control water plant and system functions.
 Makes periodic rounds of plant, checking for proper operation of processes.
 Measures chemical feed rate and calculates dosages.
 Checks and calibrates process instrumentation.
 Operates pumps, valves and sluice gates.
 Performs accuracy tests, leak surveys and valve locations.
 Interprets maps, drawings and schematics.
 Performs line locations and repairs leaks.
 Operates a variety of equipment such as leak detectors, pipe and metal detectors.
 Assists in water quality lab.
 Performs routine vehicle maintenance.
 Makes routine physical and chemical tests of water samples.
 Keeps accurate records of test results relating to water operations.
 Maintains logs of plant operations.
 Cleans, paints and otherwise repairs the general physical properties of the facilities.
 Checks, lubricates and repairs pumps, aerators, air compressors, emergency generators and other plant equipment.
 Subject to twenty-four (24) hour call and works varied shifts as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None.


QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 Ability to work with minimal supervision.
 Ability to work safely and obey all safety rules.
 Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and in writing.
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with coworkers, other Water Authority departments and the general public.
 Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, maps and procedure manuals.
 Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing, oral or diagram form.
 Ability to work alone or in a team environment.
 Must possess and maintain a good work ethic with a strong emphasis on good attendance, reporting to work on time, completing job assignments in a timely manner, maintaining a good work attitude, performing all job duties as assigned and/or scheduled.
 Ability to prepare reports and correspondence.
 Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
 Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
 Some knowledge of chemistry and laboratory procedures, and ability to use laboratory equipment.
 General knowledge of principals and practices of operation of a water treatment facility.
 Ability to pass a respirator fit test.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent with one (1) or more years related experience and/or training in mechanical maintenance work or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

CERTIFICATE, LICENSE, REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS 
Must possess a valid Virginia driver's license or have the ability to obtain one within 60 days of employment date. No more than six (6) demerit points on driving record if required to drive Water Authority vehicles.

Must be in possession, or be able to obtain within 18 months, a Class IV license from the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation for Waterworks and Wastewater Works.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE JOB
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, and sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
 Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus. If corrective lenses are noted on driver’s license, the lenses must be worn when operating Authority vehicles.
 Repetitive movement using equipment is involved.
 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, climb, balance or crawl.
 Employee must be able to stand for an extended amount of time at the jobsite.
 Employee must be physically able to walk several miles during the day.
 Employee must be physically able to regularly reach overhead.
 Employee must regularly lift, carry and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally 100 pounds. Assistance is required on weight amounts above those listed. Failure to do so could result in injury and denied Worker's Compensation benefits.


Utility Worker I
Due Date: October 4, 2019

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
Prince George County is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Utility Worker I. This
position will be responsible for:
Operating and organizing the use of utility tools, equipment and vehicles; following Department and
industry safety requirements; troubleshooting and helping manage emergency water and wastewater
utility situations; maintaining accurate records and efficiently completing work orders; accurately and
efficiently reading customer water meters on a routine basis; performing assigned duties in
electrical/mechanical, utility construction, sewer collection operations and water distribution
operations.
Position typically requires: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reading, standing, walking, pushing, pulling,
lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Heavy work: Exerting up to 90 pounds of force using jackhammers occasionally and/or up to 20
pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push and pull or
otherwise move objects.
Incumbent may be subject to extreme temperatures and weather conditions as well as various
equipment types.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Successful candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent required with related water
and wastewater utility experience preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience
and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver's license at hire; commercial driver's license within
6 (six) months of employment: may work beyond normal work schedule; may be assigned routine
scheduled coverage responsibilities under call-out policy; must wear uniform according to standards,
including safety equipment. Pre-employment physical/drug testing and criminal background check, to
include fingerprinting, required.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
To apply online visit our website at www.princegeorgecountyva.gov. To be considered for this
position, applicants must fill out a County application which can be completed online. For additional
information, please call (804)722-8669. EOE.

Utility Worker I Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Do you have a valid Virginia Driver's License?
Yes
No
* 2. Do you have a valid Virginia Commercial Driver's License?
Yes
No
3. If you answered yes to Question #2, please indicate what class Virginia Commercial Driver's
License you possess and any endorsements/restrictions?
* 4. Do you possess at minimum a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.
Yes
No
* 5. Do you have work experience with a water and/or wastewater utility?
Yes
No
* 6. Do you have experience reading water meters for a public utility?
Yes
No
* Required Question


Wastewater Facilities Apprentice/Specialist I/Specialist II
Due Date: November 30, 2019

James City Service Authority (JCSA) seeks an individual to perform responsible work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of the JCSA’s wastewater collection facilities. There are three levels in the Wastewater Facilities series distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee. Position is eligible for Full-Time County Benefits.

Apprentice: Salary Range 8, $28,538 - $45,661 / year DOQ
Specialist I: Salary Range 9, $30,685 - $49,096 / year DOQ
Specialist II: Salary Range 10, $32,994 - $52,790 / year DOQ

Responsibilities:

 Perform or learn daily inspections of wastewater facilities including pumping and power generation equipment on assigned route; record various readings, pump run times, and performance parameters; perform or learn testing and monitoring of operation of pumps and motors; start and exercise generators; check fluids and perform basic wet and dry well cleaning.
 Perform or learn corrective maintenance, repairs, and modifications to facility motors, pumps, controls, and equipment; perform or learn preventive maintenance of wastewater facilities on their route; and, perform or learn maintenance, repairs, and modifications to facility motors, pumps, controls, and equipment.
 Serve as confined space attendant for no potential, low potential, and hazardous atmosphere environments and associated Lockout/Tagout procedures.
 Specialist I Only: assist in performance of corrective maintenance, repairs, and modifications to facility motors, pumps, controls, and equipment; and, perform preventive maintenance tasks such as oil changes, fuel injections system services, electrical inspections, cooling system changes, and vibration and temperature analysis.
 Specialist II Only: initiate troubleshooting actions independently and may be engaged in planning, coordinating, and assigning priorities; and, serve as competent person during maintenance operations and during confined space activities.

Requirements:

 Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; some related work experience.
 Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria;
 Must have the ability and tolerance to function in an environment that requires the use of respiratory protection devices.
 Some knowledge of safe and effective use of hand and power tools.
 Skill in use of computer software, especially Microsoft Office Suite.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm EST on 09/03/2019. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at https://jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov