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Wastewater Operator
Lake in the Hills, IL
Posted: 10/20/21

This position operates the Lake in the Hills Sanitary District activated sludge treatment plant in compliance with effluent limitations established in the District’s NPDES permit and manages the biosolids in compliance with the District’s sludge application permit.

The Wastewater Operator is responsible for operating the wastewater treatment plant in compliance with effluent limitations established in the NPDES permit and managing biosolids in compliance with the District’s sludge application permit. Responsibilities include analyzing data to make necessary adjustments to plant equipment and processes; completing and submitting the monthly eDMR report to IEPA; cleaning plant equipment; communicating with staff regarding needed maintenance and repair of equipment; properly maintaining and repairing equipment; communicating with the Laboratory Technician regarding required NPDES permit testing and needed process control testing; operating the gravity belt thickener and belt filter press for proper sludge management; collecting quarterly sludge samples; participating in the ComEd SEM cohort; and performing other duties as may be required.

This position has potential for advancement to Chief Operator.

Location City: Lake in the Hills, IL 60156, United States
Contact Person: Tamera Mueller
Contact Email: tmueller@lithsd.com
How to Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to Tamara Mueller at tmueller@lithsd.com by November 17, 2021.
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Environmental Technician
Gurnee, IL
Posted: 10/12/21

Inspect, investigate and survey commercial/industrial sites for regulation compliance. Collect wastewater and environmental samples. Set up, service, maintain and calibrate sampling and other field equipment. Perform field tests and accurately record results. Valid driver’s license and good communication skills required.

Location City: Gurnee, IL 60031, United States
Contact Email: hrmail@northshorewrd.org
How to Apply:
Send a resume or apply in person: North Shore Water Reclamation District P.O. Box 750 14770 William Koepsel Dr. Gurnee, IL 60031-0750 847-623-6060 (847) 623-6101 (Fax) hrmail@northshorewrd.org Equal Opportunity Employer
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Electrical Maintenance - Instrument Repairer
Gurnee, IL
Posted: 10/12/21

Repair and maintain instrumentation and power distribution equipment, plant telephone systems and varied electric/electronic controls. 5 yrs relevant field maintenance experience and a valid Drivers License required. Formal instrumentation training and exp. with automation, electronics, HVAC, pneumatics and hydraulics desired.

Location City: Gurnee, IL 60031, United States
Contact Email: hrmail@northshorewrd.org
How to Apply:
Send a resume or apply in person: North Shore Water Reclamation District P.O. Box 750 14770 William Koepsel Dr. Gurnee, IL 60031-0750 847-623-6060 (847) 623-6101 (Fax) hrmail@northshorewrd.org Equal Opportunity Employer
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Automation Technician
Gurnee, IL
Posted: 10/12/21

Calibrate, maintain and repair on-line process related instruments located throughout the District's facilities. Evaluate new and existing process related instruments. One to two years of related work experience is desired. Experience working with analytical laboratory equipment and some knowledge of chemistry would be helpful. A valid driver’s license is required.

Location City: Gurnee, IL 60031, United States
Contact Email: hrmail@northshorewrd.org
How to Apply:
Send a resume to: North Shore Water Reclamation District P.O. Box 750 14770 William Koepsel Dr. Gurnee, IL 60031-0750 847-623-6060 (847) 623-6101 (Fax) hrmail@northshorewrd.org Equal Opportunity Employer
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Senior Programmer/Analyst
Gurnee, IL
Posted: 10/12/21

Responsible for design, development and support of the District’s Information Technology application portfolio including both packaged and custom systems. Candidates must demonstrate strong technical and analytical skills, along with:
• 3+ years experience in application design, development, and implementation in a Windows environment.
• 3+ years experience developing and maintaining database schema and procedural SQL with Oracle and/or SQLServer.
• 3+ years experience developing windows applications using Object Oriented Design and Programming techniques utilizing the Visual Studio/Visual Basic toolset.
• Experience supporting utility billing, finance or HR systems preferred. Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP a plus.
• Knowledge of ETL techniques and procedures.
• Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline.
• Must possess a valid Driver’s License.

Location City: Gurnee, IL 60031, United States
Contact Email: hrmail@northshorewrd.org
How to Apply:
Apply in person or send a resume to: North Shore Water Reclamation District P.O. Box 750 14770 William Koepsel Dr. Gurnee, IL 60031-0750 847-623-6060 (847) 623-6101 (Fax) hrmail@northshorewrd.org Equal Opportunity Employer
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Engineering Assistant
Elgin, IL
Posted: 10/07/21

The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the non-exempt, full-time position of Engineering Assistant. FRWRD owns and operates three Wastewater Treatment Facilities in the City of Elgin, IL with Administration Offices located in the Village of South Elgin, IL.

This position in the FRWRD Technical Services Department coordinates the issuance of permits within the District. Candidates for this position will work mainly independently to: review project plans for permits, perform basic algebraic and geometric calculations, maintain records, coordinate with developers and other local agencies, enforce District standards, and perform field inspections.

The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 8am-4pm, Monday- Friday. Some overtime may be required.


Location City: Elgin, IL 60177, United States
Contact Person: Fran Venegas
Contact Email: dbutts@frwrd.com
How to Apply:
Human Resources Manager dbutts@frwrd.com Website: http://www.frwrd.com/community-resources-career-opportunities/ Closing Date: September 10, 2021 FRWRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Illinois Civil Engineering Leader
Champaign, IL
Posted: 09/29/21

Bacon Farmer Workman (BFW) seeks an engineering leader who can oversee the civil engineering discipline for the company in the state of Illinois. This is an opportunity for an up-and-coming professional engineer with a background in large-scale commercial, municipal, or institutional land development and/or water-wastewater to position themselves as the statewide civil engineering leader for growth in a terrific, fast-growing company. The position will involve business development and strategy to position the civil engineering division of the company for continued strategic success in Illinois. The engineer will also be responsible for project management, quality control, mentoring, and high-level supervision of design and technical staff across several offices. This division of the company focuses on clients that require the highest level of professionalism and quality, and offers the opportunity for the right individual to build significant, large-scale projects that leave a standing legacy for the communities they serve. The right individual will have experience serving as a project manager for complex projects as well as some leadership or management experience and the desire to build upon strong relationships in the Illinois region.

BFW believes in empowering their employees to truly shine. The individual will be given the flexibility and autonomy to grow and thrive in this prestigious position. BFW offers a supportive, fun, and caring work environment with projects that are generally regional and don’t require long-distance travel. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be a leading local civil discipline expert and remain engaged in their family and community!

Requirements:
• BS in civil engineering or related engineering discipline
• 10+ years of experience
• Licensed Professional Engineer
• Prior experience managing civil engineering design projects. Individual can have a background/familiarity in any of the following areas: land development, site development, water resources, water/wastewater, or stormwater



Location City: Champaign, IL , United States
How to Apply:
To apply email Gail@rcassociatesllc.com
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Wastewater Operator
Elgin, IL
Posted: 09/21/21

The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the non-exempt, full-time position of Wastewater Operator. FRWRD owns and operates three Wastewater Treatment Facilities in the City of Elgin, IL with Administration Offices located in the Village of South Elgin, IL.

This position involves the daily operation and or maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities in a teamwork environment to meet all applicable standards pertaining to plant effluent and biosolids in a timely, efficient and economical manner. Candidates for this position will operate various equipment including but not limited to; pumps, motors, solids handling equipment, sludge collection, chemical feed, gates and valves. Responds to and takes the appropriate corrective actions to alarms experienced at the facilities. Collects and calculates wastewater operations and control data. Performs general equipment inspection, building, and plant maintenance.

The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 11pm-7am, Tuesday-Saturday. Must be willing to work overtime, holidays and weekends as needed.

Location City: Elgin, IL 60177, United States
Contact Person: Fran Venegas
Contact Email: dbutts@frwrd.com
How to Apply:
Human Resources Manager dbutts@frwrd.com Website: http://www.frwrd.com/community-resources-career-opportunities/ Closing Date: September 10, 2021 FRWRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Direct Link: Click here for more info