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Ad Title: Asset Management Engineer (Linear Infrastructure)
Location: PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146
Post Date: 12/20/19
Description:
Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for an Asset Management Engineer. The Engineer will be responsible for building and administering distinct preventive and predictive maintenance and risk assessment programs within Loudoun Water’s overall Asset Management Program. This position will lead teams performing field data collection, organize and maintain asset data, and analyze and report on findings.

Essential functions include:
• Establish and lead risk, criticality, rehab, and condition assessment programs, including but not limited to the Linear Asset Condition Assessment Program.
• Establish and lead preventive and predictive maintenance programs, including but not limited to: corrosion protection; valve exercising; sewer pipeline inspection; manhole inspection; and easement maintenance.
• Interface with programs that support asset management, including but not limited to various operations & maintenance departments and programs.
• Manage data collection activities and contracts to support rehab and replacement planning.
• Develop systems, policies, and procedures for tracking program data.
• Develop maintenance plans and schedules for programs in the EAM system.
• Develop streamlined methods for analyzing program data and that will help inform decision making around maintenance strategies and project planning.
• Assist with assembling and training work team(s) to support field work associated with the program.
• Establish outside contracts as needed to support programs.
• Serve as an internal technical resource to other departments regarding programs and resultant data.

The ideal candidate will be a team player with project management and organizational skills. Thorough knowledge of SAP EAM or similar asset management tool and ESRI GIS software is desired. We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment and excellent employee benefits.

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in engineering, finance, or related field with five to seven years of industry experience. Relevant experience in the field of Asset Management is desired. A background in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, or reliability engineering is desired. A Professional Engineer license in the Commonwealth of Virginia is desirable.

Apply online at www.loudounwater.org or send completed applications to Loudoun Water, HR Department, PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146 or by fax to 571.223.2079. Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE
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Ad Title: Asset Management Engineer (Vertical Infrastructure)
Location: PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146
Post Date: 12/20/19
Description:
Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for an Asset Management Engineer. The Engineer will be responsible for building and administering distinct preventive and predictive maintenance and risk assessment programs within Loudoun Water’s overall Asset Management Program. This position will lead teams performing field data collection, organize and maintain asset data, and analyze and report on findings.

Essential functions include:
• Establish and lead risk, criticality, and condition assessment programs, including but not limited to the Facility Condition Assessment Program.
• Establish and manage Asset Management Plans (AMPs) for Loudoun Water facilities.
• Interface with programs that support asset management, including but not limited to various operations & maintenance departments and programs.
• Establish and lead preventive and predictive maintenance programs.
• Develop business cases to support vertical asset projects.
• Manage data collection activities and contracts to support rehab and replacement planning.
• Develop systems, policies, and procedures for tracking program data.
• Develop maintenance plans and schedules for programs in the EAM system.
• Develop streamlined methods for analyzing program data and that will help inform decision making around maintenance strategies and project planning.
• Assist with assembling and training work team(s) to support field work associated with the program.
• Establish outside contracts as needed to support programs.
• Serve as an internal technical resource to other departments regarding programs and resultant data.

The ideal candidate will be a team player with project management and organizational skills. Thorough knowledge of SAP EAM or similar asset management tool and ESRI GIS software is desired. We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment and excellent employee benefits.

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field with five to seven years of industry experience. Relevant experience in the field of Asset Management is desired. A background in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, plant engineering, or reliability engineering is desired. A Professional Engineer license in the Commonwealth of Virginia is desirable.
Apply online or send completed applications to Loudoun Water, HR Department, PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146 or by fax to 571.223.2079. Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE
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Ad Title: Chief Sanitary Engineer
Location: Department: Public Works
Post Date: 12/06/19
Contact: Susan Earls
City: Centreville MD/Stevensville, MD
Zip: 21617
Phone (W): 4107584406
Email: searls@qac.org
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Description:
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $70,061 – $125,000
Closes On: January 31, 2020 at 4:30 PM

Job Summary:
This position manages the operation and maintenance of Queen Anne’s County Sanitary District to ensure compliance by the District with all applicable state and federal permits and regulations by performing the following essential functions.

Education/Experience:
Bachelor of Science degree in civil, sanitary or environmental engineering or a related field from an accredited four-year college or university and four years of engineering experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Possession of a Class C Motor Vehicle Operator’s License issued by the Maryland MVA (or equivalent), or the ability to obtain such license within thirty (30) days of employment.
Licensed as a Professional Engineer by the State of Maryland or the ability to obtain such licenses within one (1) year of employment.
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Ad Title: COMMUNITY SYSTEMS PLANT OPERATOR APPRENTICE
Location: Ashburn VA
Post Date: 01/10/20
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Description:
Loudoun Water, located in Ashburn VA is a public utility that provides water and wastewater service to customers in Loudoun County. We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment, excellent employee benefits, and a chance to work with advanced technology such as SCADA and mobile work force!
We are seeking a Community Systems Plant Operator Apprentice who will assist with operating and maintaining water, wastewater, and on-site treatment facilities along with their associated distribution and collection systems. Essential functions include:
• Reading, interpreting, and executing all facility and department requirements, including adhering to all Operations and Maintenance Manuals, regulatory permits, and Loudoun Water Standing Operating Procedures.
• Conducting basic procedures, general housekeeping, and preventive maintenance on the facility’s equipment, building, and grounds. This includes making general repairs and adjustments as needed.
• Operating valves, pumps, gates, and other controls and equipment within the associated with the treatment process. This includes exercising associated distribution system valves.
• Performing bench tests on collected samples to help monitor confirm, and adjust the associated treatment process. This includes samples collected from the distribution and collection system.
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Ad Title: INSTRUMENTATION / CONTROL SYSTEM TECHNICIAN
Location: PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146
Post Date: 12/20/19
Description:
Loudoun Water is a public utility that provides water and wastewater services to customers in eastern Loudoun County (VA). We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment and excellent employee benefits.

We are seeking a highly motivated, team oriented Instrumentation / Control System Technician with problem solving skills to install, maintain, troubleshoot, calibrate, and repair or replace a wide variety of industrial control system equipment including programmable logic controllers (PLCs), variable frequency drives (VFD’s), Supervisory, Control, and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, process sensors, and other electronic equipment related to the water industry. ISA CCST certification highly desired.

Requirements: Minimum two years of specialized vocational training or college-level coursework in electronics and four years experience in the instrumentation/electronic systems; with three years with industrial control systems; preferably in water distribution and sewer utility operations. Experience with process control sensors (flow, level, pressure, analysis, etc); preferably in water distribution and sewer utility operations. Experience with computer-based maintenance management systems, Allen-Bradley PLC’s, VFD’s, and UPS also desired. Ability to work “on –call” status and/or overtime as needed.

Apply online at www.loudounwater.org or send completed applications to Loudoun Water, HR Department, PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146 or by fax to 571.223.2079. Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE
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Ad Title: Instrumentation Technician
Location: 5310 Hawthorne Rd., La Plata, MD 20646
Post Date: 01/17/20
Contact: Sierra Haynes
Phone (W): 3016450585
Email: dhr@charlescountymd.gov
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Description:
Job Description/Responsibilities:
Carries out the maintenance of electronics and communications equipment in the Utilities Division of the Department of Public Works; performs related work as required. Organizes and performs the installation, modification, maintenance, and repair of complex electronic and communications equipment used in water facilities, treatment plants, pumping stations and metering vaults. The work is performed under the administrative and technical direction of the Equipment Maintenance Superintendent. Position parameters require the exercise of independent judgment in the solution of technical problems with review made on the final results obtained.

Essential Job Functions:
•Troubleshoots and performs electronics and communications maintenance functions for the Division's water and sewer systems;
•Repairs and installs high and low voltage electrical equipment.
•Performs the installation of instrumentation and communication systems used in water and sewage pumping stations, water and sewer treatment facilities, and similar equipment in various locations, etc;
•Inspects facilities for proper operation of instrumentation and telemetry gear and determines what defects exist and remedial action required;
•Investigates space and equipment in existing equipment and possible effects of proposed equipment on the system;
•Performs inspections at new facilities to assure that equipment is working properly and in accordance with specifications;
•Programs and troubleshoots PLCs (programmable logic controllers) using ladder logic and functional control block programming.
•Ensures SCADA systems are functioning properly, including communication links;
•Ensures that process controllers and computers are functioning properly and changes control logic parameters where allowable and necessary;
•Ensures that electronic equipment and various types of instrumentation functions properly;
•Maintains records on testing, calibration, and repairs of instruments and equipment;
•Uses industrial test equipment such as amp meters, voltmeters, manometers, oscilloscopes, and specialized test equipment to monitor and calibrate electronic and instrumentation systems;
•Prepares record drawings of modifications to existing systems;
•Performs related electronic/communication tasks;
•Performs maintenance and troubleshoots automated control processors;
•Follows proper safety procedures for electronic/instrumentation/communication work.

Other Duties
Performs related work as required.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities (These are pre-employment KSAs that apply only to Essential Job Functions.)

Knowledge of–
•Knowledge of the methods and practices involved in installing, maintaining, and operating a wide variety of electronic and communication systems and equipment;
•Knowledge of the standard practices and materials of the instrumentation and communication trade;
•Knowledge of possible defects and faults in the gear common to those trades and of effective corrective measures;

Ability to–
•Research, read, understand, and apply information in technical bulletins, service manuals, and operations manuals;
•Work from drawings and specifications;
•Perform the construction, troubleshooting, and maintenance of major process control instrumentation installations;
•Effect satisfactory working relationships;
•Use the tools and equipment of the field effectively;
•Follow oral and written instructions.

Required Qualifications (Note: Any acceptable combination of education, training and experience that provides the above knowledges, abilities and skills may be substituted on a full-time year for year basis.)

Training and/or Education:
Graduation from high school; preferably completion of two years of college with courses in electronic maintenance theory and practices; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Experience:
Two years experience at the level of Instrument/Electronics Technician.

Licenses or Certificates:
Valid driver's license.

Special Requirements:
None

Additional Information:
Physical Demands:
The work is regularly active with periods of heavy exertion, and is performed in shop or field settings and outside. Typical positions require workers to walk or stand for long periods; lift and carry up to 75 pounds; climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding; bend, kneel, crouch and crawl; reach, hold, grasp and turn objects; feel the size, shape and temperature of items; and use fingers to operate computer or typewriter keyboards. The work requires the ability to speak normally, to use normal or aided vision and hearing, to detect odors, and to differentiate all colors.

Unusual Demands:
Employees are subject to call back in emergencies and to work outside in inclement weather.
Employees serve on-call duty on a rotational basis.
Employees may be exposed to raw sewage.
Employees may work in confined space areas.
Employees may climb tanks and towers.

FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt

Reports to:
Equipment Maintenance Superintendent
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Ad Title: Maintenance Mechanic
Location: PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146
Post Date: 12/20/19
Description:
Loudoun Water, located in Ashburn VA is a public utility that provides water and wastewater service to customers in Loudoun County. We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment and excellent employee benefits!

We are seeking a Maintenance Mechanic at the Water Treatment Facility who will assist in ensuring that the water plant facilities are consistently operational by performing a variety of responsible and skilled tasks in the operation, installation, and maintenance of the facilities mechanical and distribution systems. Perform semi skilled preventive and corrective maintenance on the facilities mechanical systems including, but not limited to solids handling, process piping, air generation, ozone generation, chemical storage and piping, and sludge/debris removal.

Requirements: Graduation from high school and three (3) years experience in a mechanical maintenance field.

Apply online at www.loudounwater.org or send completed applications to Loudoun Water, HR Department, P.O Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146 or by fax to 571.223.2079. Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE
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Ad Title: Procurement Technician
Location: PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146
Post Date: 12/20/19
Description:
Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for a Procurement Technician who will perform a variety of specialized, complex, and highly responsible technical duties related to the processing, purchase, and acquisition of materials, supplies and equipment. Work involves extensive public contact and requires the exercise of considerable judgment, initiative and discretion based on knowledge of Loudoun Water’s purchasing policies and procedures and Federal, State regulations and Purchasing laws, and contract management. Essential functions include:
• Preparing and evaluating Request for Proposals, Invitations for Bids, informal and competitive solicitations including amendments, award letter and related correspondence.
• Monitors order/contracts for compliance and/or performance; negotiates or modifies terms and determining contract compliance and defaults. Also responsible for developing detailed technical specifications for specific groups of procurements.
• Performs automated purchasing system maintenance tasks including updating master vendor file, bidder’s list, tables and other systems elements.
• Responsible for developing strategies in source development and multiple sourcing to include considerations under Virginia’s Small, Women and Minority Owned Businesses procurement initiative;
• Works with Procurement staff and customers to coordinate a variety of Loudoun Water purchases through small bid processes and Loudoun Water’s Purchasing Card Program.

We are looking for a highly-motivated individual, an eye for quality and excellent organizational, technical, and communication skills. We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment and excellent employee benefits.

Requirements: Associates Degree in Business or related field, with 3 years direct experience in the government sector. Virginia Contracting Officer (VCO), Certification as Certified Professional Purchasing Officer (CPPO) or Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or the ability to attain certification within 12 months of hire.

Apply online at www.loudounwater.org or send completed applications to Loudoun Water, HR Department, PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146 or by fax to 571.223.2079. Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE
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Ad Title: Program Manager, Environmental Policy
Location: 1201 15th Street NW Washington, DC 20005
Post Date: 01/10/20
Contact: Kiersten Thornton
Phone (W): 2022668316
Email: kthornton@nahb.org
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Description:
The National Association of Home Builders (“NAHB”) is seeking a program manager to provide technical assistance and policy guidance on a range of environmental and emerging resiliency-related topics.

Candidates must have experience implementing federal, state or local stormwater requirements, a solid understanding of key aspects of the NPDES program including permit requirements for active construction sites, post-construction stormwater requirements imposed by municipalities, and EPA policies on TMDLs and nutrient trading. Ideal candidate would have a proven knowledge of federal rulemaking processes. Knowledge of state or local disaster-resilience or floodplain planning a plus.

Position will advocate for the housing industry before federal regulatory agencies conduct research, provide technical assistance, and participate in national construction, real estate and development coalitions to affect federal and state regulatory agendas and proposals.

Knowledge of other environmental statutes and regulations is a plus, as the candidate must be able to manage emerging issues, as assigned. Must be able to work independently, effectively manage multiple projects, and meet simultaneous deadlines.

A minimum of three years of environmental policy experience in a federal, state or local regulatory agency, or an equivalent private sector position is required. A master’s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, Environmental Law, Environmental Engineering, Natural Resources, or comparable experience and education is required.

NAHB is the nation’s leading housing and development trade association. We represent more than 140,000 members and over 700 state and local associations involved in building, remodeling, multifamily construction, design, and housing finance. Our members will build four out of five housing units in the U.S. this year.
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Ad Title: Warehouse Inventory Technician
Location: PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146
Post Date: 12/20/19
Description:
Loudoun Water, a public water and sewer utility located in Ashburn, Virginia, has an immediate opening for a Warehouse Inventory Technician. We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment, and excellent employee benefits.

The individual will maintain inventory, verify items received, ensure the availability of needed equipment, supplies and parts, record all transactions, adjustments, loss and removal of items, using SAP Materials Management software, required to multi-task in a fast-moving warehouse and maintain a safe and clean work environment.

Requirements: HS diploma and minimum of two years of experience with inventory functions preferably for a utility or municipality. Ability to physically lift 80 pounds or more, work independently and initiate daily work assignments. Forklift certification and operating experience preferred.

Apply online at www.loudounwater.org or send completed applications to Loudoun Water, HR Department, PO Box 4000, Ashburn, VA 20146 or by fax to 571.223.2079. Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE
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Ad Title: Wastewater Plant Superintendent
Location: Accokeek and Germantown, Maryland
Post Date: 10/29/19
Description:
WSSC Water, one of the nation’s largest water and resource recovery utilities in the nation, seeks Wastewater Plant Superintendents to plan, direct and manage the overall long-term operation and maintenance of one or more large wastewater treatment plants and related remote facilities.  The Wastewater Plant Superintendent is responsible for ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local regulations applicable to the managed facilities.
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