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Ad Title: Environmental Operations Superintendent
Location: 5310 Hawthorne Road La Plata, Maryland, 20646
Post Date: 07/03/24
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Job Description/Responsibilities: Salary
$73,502.80 - $82,617.15 Annually

Location La Plata, MD

Job Type Full-time

Job Number 2024-00177

Department Department of Public Works - Utilities

Division DPW, Utilities - Operations & Maintenance

Opening Date 06/28/2024

Closing Date 8/22/2024 11:59 PM

Best consideration date: July 18, 2024
Hiring Range: $73,502.80 - $82,617.15 commensurate with experience

Charles County Government's Department of Public Works - Utilities Division is currently seeking applicants for an Environmental Operator Superintendent to provide managerial and operational support for the day-to-day operations of the County's water and wastewater operations. Other duties include: Involves administrative, management, and supervisory duties for a variety of environmental facilities operated by the Department of Public Works, Utilities Divisions (O&M & Technical Support). Monitors and controls expenditures through participation in the budget process including providing cost estimates for budget submittals, writing justifications for equipment, parts, supplies and materials and making adjustments necessary to improve efficiencies and stay within approved budgets. Operates facilities and generates reports or other documents required to effectively manage facilities and maintain compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements.

Essential Job Functions
Manages the daily operations of environmental facilities to ensure compliance with permit parameters and all regulatory requirements.
Reviews data collected by staff for correctness and utilizes automation technology to produce monthly operating reports, discharge monitoring reports, and other documents required by regulation or to effectively manage area of responsibility.
Provides technical expertise directly to staff and develops computerized systems to improve their ability to make timely and effective process control decisions; utilizes training to develop the operations staff to a level where they understand how to interpret and analyze process control information to effectively operate environmental facilities.
Provides significant input for preparing the annual operating and capital improvement budgets for facilities in area of assignment; works with staff to control costs within the approved budgeted amounts.
Provides recommendations for hiring, promotions, disciplinary actions, and all other personnel matters associated with the staff supervised in area of assignment in accordance with County and Department Personnel policies and procedures.
Monitors/operates the County wide Supervisor Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) alarm system, County radios for the County Department of Public Works/Utilities.
Knowledge of Excel computer program.
Ability to use computerized maintenance program (INFOR), and ability to use HACH WIMS computerized program.
Participates with County and Department Safety Officers to enforce all safety policies and procedures; goals are to ensure they are understood and followed by staff and visitors, to provide a safe and hazard free workplace, and to eliminate or minimize losses and injuries.
Manages the preventive and corrective maintenance of environmental facilities to ensure equipment reliability issues do not interfere with facility operations.
Communicates in a professional manner verbally and in writing; develops clear, concise written documents; speaks clearly presenting information in a manner understood by the audience, and effectively corresponds with the public and with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies and officials on applicable matters.
Operates a number of environmental facilities located throughout the County so the area of assignment for Environmental Operations Superintendents will vary and is subject to change. Operates Water Treatment Plant, and Wastewater Treatment Plans. Makes process changes to make sure Facilities meet NPDES permits and meet State of Maryland Water regulations. Changes in assignment may be requested by the Chief of O&M and/or the Chief of Technical Support, with concurrence and final approval of the Director. Assignments will be rotated from time to time based on the needs of the Department and to encourage cross training.
Responsible for Water MOR’s.
Responsible for Wastewater netDMRs.
Uses Geographic Information system (GIS).
Responsible for working on paperwork and forms related to all State and Federal regulations, for water systems and wastewater treatment facilities.
Performs other related job duties as assigned.
Work on computerized Scale program, at Mattawoman Plant.

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Ad Title: Instructors Needed (Statewide) - MCET at CSM
Location: Statewide
Post Date: 06/13/24
State: MD
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Job Description/Responsibilities:
Maryland Center for Environmental Training - Trainers/Instructors Needed
Opportunities available statewide.
Part-Time Temporary Adjunct Positions.
Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

The Maryland Center for Environmental Training (MCET) at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) is looking for water and wastewater operators, supervisors, project managers, superintendents and/or leadership with hands-on experience.

We are looking for instructors with experience in:
-Drinking Water
-Collection and Distribution systems
-Pumps and motors
-Health and Safety

Some topics of instruction may include:
-Solids Handling
-SCADA and PLC programs
-Basic and Enhanced Nutrient Removal
-Chemical Treatment
-Basics of Drinking Water Treatment
-Membrane and Fluoridation Technologies
-Pumps and motors
-OSHA 10 - Construction

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