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Ad Title: Water Plant Operator I-IV
Location: 1929 Liggett Road, Castle Rock, CO 80104, USA
Post Date: 07/19/24
City: Castle Rock
State: CO
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Description:
The Town of Castle Rock’s future and the quality of that depend on the choices we make today. Do you want to be part of a team that make decisions that work now while preserving and protecting Castle Rock’s identity and quality of life for the future? We value teamwork, cooperation, and quality communication.  We strive to provide exceptional public service to our customers and encourage creativity and innovation. We welcome all that share those values to apply.

Working for the Town of Castle Rock includes:
The opportunity to make a difference in our community 
Career Advancement Programs
Employee well-being program
Competitive total compensation with an excellent benefits package
Free membership to the MAC or Recreation Center
Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness eligible employer

 

About Castle Rock Water:
You can’t live without water, and Castle Rock Water can’t function without great employees. We’re on the lookout for talented individuals who are seeking a place to be valued and make a difference.
 
Castle Rock Water provides drinking water, sanitary sewer, and storm drainage systems for the Town of Castle Rock’s more than 80,000 residents and businesses. The Town is one of the fastest-growing and most sought-after communities in Colorado and it’s consistently ranked among the best and safest places to live in the State.
 
Castle Rock Water is a national leader in the water industry, recently expanding its infrastructure to accommodate reuse water, implementing progressive conservation measures and implementing legacy stormwater projects. Whether managing water treatment at the award-winning plant, maintaining the $730 million in infrastructure, or ensuring and protecting long-term water, Castle Rock Water has many opportunities available to learn and grow with the organization.

This position is also eligible to receive:
Paid CDL Training
Paid CCWP Training & Bonus Pay for obtaining CCWP Licenses
Generous Double Time Pay for Emergency On-Call Response

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Monitors water treatment through the SCADA system, this includes interpreting conditions that may require physical changes to be made to the system
Inspects water plants and pump stations, recording operational changes; backwashes filters and records data in a variety of logs
Performs and records routine laboratory analysis relating to process control, using proper sampling techniques, submits samples to laboratory for analysis
Calculates usage and handles chemicals to implement orders of supplies; may transport small amounts of chemicals to various treatment sites
Checks and records static water and pumping water levels on a monthly basis, tests and records sand content of well water, checks and records pump amperages, and cleans well water meters
Operates and performs maintenance on valves throughout system
Measures and records filter media levels, adding media as required
Drains and cleans reservoirs, backwashes recovery and other tanks as required
Responds to customer complaints and questions about water quality
Performs janitorial duties at all water plants and pump stations, including sweeping, dusting, mopping, etc.
Performs outside plant and pump station repair and maintenance, as assigned, may include mowing grass, cleaning, painting and trimming shrubbery
Attends safety seminars, meetings and departmental staff meetings
Performs regularly scheduled filter changes and lubrication on various pieces of equipment
May assist with repairing main breaks; assists other departments during crisis as necessary
Performs other duties as assigned or required



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of federal and state drinking water regulations to ensure compliance
Knowledge of water treatment and distribution systems and procedures and pumps and motors
Knowledge of SCADA System
Skill in handling chemicals safely
Ability to understand verbal information and instruction and ability to explain technical information to customers, occasionally in adversarial situations
Ability to read and understand written materials
Ability to translate verbal communication into effective written material, e.g. reports and other documents
Ability to memorize situations, details, laws, regulations, procedures, policies, etc.
Ability to use basic mathematical skills in calculating formulae for areas, volumes, pressures, lab testing results, and water levels
Ability to communicate with others
Ability to respond to pager on regularly scheduled shift

Physical Demands:
Moderate to heavy physical work to include lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of 50 - 100 pounds 
Frequent performance of activities requiring a full range of body movement including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling/bending, crouching, crawling, and/or twisting  
Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate tools and electrical equipment as well as for driving equipment and vehicles
Vision for reading, recording and interpreting information
Speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens

Work Environment:
Works outdoors with exposure to all weather conditions
Regular exposure to dust, noise, and chemicals

Equipment Used:
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment




Candidate must satisfactorily complete a driving record check and criminal background check prior to commencing employment.



The Town of Castle Rock is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Ad Title: Associate General Counsel
Location: 6450 York St, Denver CO
Post Date: 07/18/24
Contact: Renuka Hiralal
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863252
Email: rehiralal@metrowaterrecovery.com
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Description:
Metro Water Recovery in Denver, CO - a nationally recognized leader among clean water utilities, provides wastewater conveyance and treatment services for 2 million people in the Denver Metro area.

General Statement of Duties & Organizational Responsibilities

Provides legal advice and services in support of the operations of Metro. Assists in protecting the organizations legal interests and maintaining operations within the scope of established law. Identifies and analyzes legal issues, drafts key documents, presents clear recommendations to decision makers, and assures legal compliance. This includes providing legal counsel on environmental, contract, administrative, employment, municipal, construction, policies and procedures, innovation and other areas of law. Responsible for coordination and support of Metros involvement in environmental regulation development and compliance. Works under the general direction of General Counsel. May provide direction to other staff members and outside Metro counsel.

Typical Duties:
-Analyze the impact and application of federal and state environmental laws and regulations in the areas of water quality, air quality, solid/hazardous waste, Department of Transportation, OPS, EPCRA/CERCLA and Department of Agriculture including in connection with and in relation to the operational, strategic, and business operations of Metro.
-As assigned, provide legal counsel related to Metros environmental permits by independently managing the issues to conclusion. Recommend and assist with the development of compliance programs to address conditions of permits and regulations. Provides legal support for environmental regulation development and advocacy.
-Assist in the preparation, review, negotiation and oversight of documents for complex transactions, as needed, including contracts, intergovernmental agreements, proposals and real property instruments.
-Provides counsel relating to laws and regulations applicable to public entity including Open Meetings and Open Records laws.
-Develop and review policies, rules and regulations, and procedures for operational and business functions. Serve on committees and assist in the formulation and implementation of policies and practices.
-Participate in stakeholder groups, committees and associations as assigned. Participate in communication outreach activities including legislative efforts, as assigned.
-Prepare and review other documents to assist the business functions of Metro. Identifies legal issues, performs legal research and writes opinions on all pertinent legal issues.
-Represents Metro in hearings and legal proceedings as needed.
-Coordinates with and assists outside legal counsel to Metro.
-Performs other duties as assigned.

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Ad Title: Water Quality Chemist I
Location: 6450 York St, Denver CO
Post Date: 07/18/24
Contact: Renuka Hiralal
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863252
Email: rehiralal@metrowaterrecovery.com
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Description:
Performs laboratory analyses for chemical, biochemical, physical, and microbiological properties of water, wastewater, biosolids and soil samples. Works under the direct supervision of a Laboratory Supervisor.

Examples of Duties:
-Performs standard wastewater laboratory analyses such as E. coli, total suspended solids, biochemical oxygen demand, COD, TOC, Kjeldahl nitrogen, ammonia, phosphorus, dissolved solids, and metals. Including preparation of any necessary standards and reagents and washing glassware.
-May perform routine analyses using complex wet chemical methods and/or instruments such as ion chromatograph (IC), gas chromatograph (GC), gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer (GC/MS) to conduct complex testing on digester gas, and other compounds.
-Maintains accurate and organized laboratory records and uploads results into Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for reporting.
-Provides sample collection and laboratory analytical support for process control and pilot study work.
-Calibrates laboratory instrumentation and equipment. Performs basic troubleshooting and routine maintenance on laboratory instrumentation and equipment as needed.
-Performs routine data handling using laboratory and instrument-associated software.
-Follows quality control procedures to ensure accurate and reliable results.
-Maintains a safe working environment while adhering to established safety protocols.
-Participates productively in continuous improvement projects and teams.
-Performs other duties as assigned.

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Ad Title: Utility Maintenance Technician - I or II - Dependent on Qualifications
Location: 150 Bonnell Ave, Erie CO 80516
Post Date: 07/17/24
Contact: Lorraine Sahlieh
City: Erie
State: CO
Email: recruitment@erieco.gov
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Description:
Join our dedicated Utilities team as a Utilities Maintenance Technician I or II (dependent on qualifications. Internally this job is referred to as a Distribution & Collection Maintenance Technician. In this role you will play a vital role in maintaining and enhancing our Town’s essential infrastructure! This position, primarily within the Distribution & Collection Division (D&C), involves performing a variety of tasks, ranging from unskilled to skilled labor, to support the maintenance and operation of our water distribution, wastewater collection, and stormwater systems. You\'ll assist in maintaining other infrastructure projects, working under general supervision to develop the skills necessary for increasing autonomy and responsibility. With opportunities for cross-training and professional growth, you\'ll engage in diverse tasks, adhere to safety protocols, and contribute to a dynamic work environment.

Join us and make a tangible impact on the community while advancing your career in Utilities. All staff are expected to adhere to the Town’s mission, vision and values of PRIDE.



Work Hours: 7:00AM – 3:30PM

**Employee must be able to work on-call schedule as assigned and outside of normal working hours.**



Work Location: 150 Bonnell Ave, Erie, CO 80516



Pay Range:

D&C Maintenance Tech I

$22.03/hour

$25.45/hour

$28.86/hour

D&C Maintenance Tech II

$25.46/hour

$29.41/hour

$33.35/hour



Posting Dates: 07/17/2024 - 07/31/2024
**Please ensure your application is submitted and complete prior to 11:59pm on 07/31/2024 in order to be considered. All incomplete applications will be withdrawn. This job posting may closer early without further notice. **



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



Essential

Assists, performs and/or directs a variety of routine to complex maintenance and construction activities to include sanitary sewer jetting, manhole maintenance and inspection, storm water system maintenance, hydrant flushing and maintenance, repair water, sewer, and storm lines, valve exercising and maintenance, PRV inspections and maintenance, monitoring lift stations, and CCTV inspections of the utility system.
Installs and maintains a variety of specialized and complex equipment related to distribution, collection, and storm operations and performs light mechanical repair and maintenance.
Operates heavy and light duty equipment to perform related maintenance and construction assignments.
Performs a variety of heavy laboring activities including the use of hand tools, light power equipment and heavy construction and maintenance equipment.
Performs or inspects distribution, collection and storm installations and works with Town inspectors as needed.
Performs snow removal activities either by hand, small equipment or heavy equipment as assigned.


Administrative and Customer Service

Performs data entry of information, maintenance logs and other data in spreadsheets and related software.
Responds to customers and contractors inquiries and complaints.
Prepares necessary records and reports.


Safety

Performs a variety of duties that requires considerable knowledge of the use and wear of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Performs routine safety checks of equipment and minor maintenance activities on vehicles and equipment and maintains records of activities.
Maintains a safe working environment to include working in traffic and congested areas, working in ditches and confined spaces and all work environments.
Assists in the cleaning and organization of shop area.


Operations & Maintenance Support

Assisting Meters with reading and maintenance, service orders, conducting turn-offs and turn-ons of residential and commercial water services.
Assisting Streets with maintenance of roadways and signage.
Assisting Locates with utility locates.
Assisting in Town events preparation, operation and break down.

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Ad Title: Wastewater Treatment Operator
Location: Edwards, CO
Post Date: 07/15/24
Contact: Michael Lochary
Email: mlochary@erwsd.org
Description:
Eagle River Water & Sanitation District is looking to add to our expert team of Wastewater Operators! We work hard to provide a vital service to the community by creating and controlling an environment for bacteria and microorganisms to thrive in order to treat our community’s wastewater and discharge clean water back to the river. Our Wastewater Operators use a mix of chemistry, biology, technical problem solving, and mechanical aptitude on a day to day basis to achieve that goal.

We are hiring at our Edwards location.

If you are a dedicated and hard working professional with a background in science or strong mechanical experience (or both!) looking for a stable and fulfilling new career in the high country, then starting a career in wastewater treatment might be right for you.

If you are a seasoned wastewater treatment operator, looking for an organization that values operations expertise and works to cultivate a low drama work environment then Eagle River Water & Sanitation District might be the right place for you too!

Why work for us? The work you will do as a Wastewater Operator will have an immediate positive environmental impact on our community. Not to mention our excellent benefits including medical, dental, & vision coverage, employee housing & stipend program, relocation assistance, retirement savings plans, and ample opportunities for professional development.

The Day to Day:

Operations and Maintenance: Under the guidance of experienced staff, the Wastewater Treatment Operator will perform a range of duties to ensure the proper functioning of the wastewater treatment plant. Responsibilities include the daily review of plant grounds, equipment maintenance, and facility cleaning to uphold safety standards.

Laboratory Testing: Collects water samples and conducts wastewater laboratory tests, including specialized field sampling. Notifies senior staff of test results and assists in implementing necessary changes to meet regulatory requirements.

Equipment Operation: Operates pumps, motors, sludge equipment, and odor control systems in accordance with regulatory discharge limits. Monitors and evaluates SCADA data to identify trends and anomalies, reporting findings to senior staff.

Preventative Maintenance: Conducts general equipment inspection and preventative maintenance throughout the plant, performing minor repairs and adjustments as necessary. Notifies senior staff of needed repairs and changes.

Safety and Compliance: Assists with monthly safety inspections, ensuring compliance with safety protocols. Maintains first aid, fire safety, personal protective equipment (PPE), and other materials. Follows all safety and security policies.

Data Collection and Analysis: Collects and calculates wastewater operations and control data, making process control decisions based on plant observations, lab data, and historical trends.
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Ad Title: Water Treatment Plant Operator
Location: City of Northglenn
Post Date: 07/15/24
Contact: Jason Hensel
City: Northglenn
State: CO
Zip: 80234
Phone (W): 303-450-4050
Email: jhensel@northglenn.org
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Description:
The City of Northglenn, is looking for an energetic and outgoing individual to fill a Utility Plant Operator position at our Water Treatment Facility. This is a full-time position as a certified Water Treatment Facility Operator in the Utilities Division of the Public Works Department. The city’s Public Works Department is the ninth in the state and 182nd in the nation to receive accreditation from the American Public Works Association (APWA).

Position Highlights:
Compensation - Starting salary range will commensurate with experience and current level of Water Treatment Facility Operator certification as follows:
Level \"A\" certification - $69,472-$73,632/year - Full Range ends at $88,483
Level \"B\" certification - $62,982-$67,142/year - Full Range ends at $75,894
Level \"C\" certification - $57,054-$61214/year - Full Range ends at $66,852
Level \"D\" certification/Trainee - $51,688-$55,848/year - Full Range ends at $60,774
Shifts: Rotating 12-15 hour shifts alternating days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Schedules typically run 7 days on, 7 days off
Every other weekend off
24/7/365 facility

Working conditions are equality indoors and outdoors including; office spaces, confined spaces, around chemicals, low and high zone tanks, etc. Job tasks performed at all locations must be completed in a safe and effective manner.

Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This is an active position requiring; standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing and occasionally lift and/or move items over 50 pounds.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

The operation and maintenance of our 14 MGD water treatment plant.
Reading meters
Taking samples of raw and partially treated water
Operating pumps
Overseeing the safe and efficient operation of water filters and chemical feeders
Answering phones
Adjusting chemical dosages
Adjusting plant flow rates
Calibrating meters
Routine plant maintenance
Data entry and logs, and other related task and duties.
While daily tasks are primarily routine in nature, the candidate will be expected to demonstrate good judgment and critical thinking in addressing potential issues. The candidate will exhibit willingness to complete job tasks using established procedures and share ideas that could assist in optimizing the plant. Operators work directly under the supervision of the Chief Plant Operator.

The top candidate will demonstrate they have the ability to communicate proficiently, conduct themselves in an ethical manner, follow directions while taking initiative in certain situations and be able to learn new skills. Punctuality is a must.


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Ad Title: Environmental Sampling Field Technician/Specialist (Multi-Level Position)
Location: 6450 York St, Denver CO
Post Date: 07/11/24
Contact: Renuka Hiralal
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80134
Phone (W): 3032863252
Email: rehiralal@metrowaterrecovery.com
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Description:
This position will be filled at one of the following levels depending upon the candidate\'s qualifications:

Environmental Sampling Field Technician ($52,395.20 - $70,886.40 Annually)
Performs technical in-office and fieldwork in support of Metros regulatory, annual charge, special project sampling programs and Industrial Pretreatment Program (IPP) implementation. Works under the direction of the Environmental Sampling Supervisor.

Environmental Sampling Field Specialist ($60,028.80 - $83,740.80 Annually)
Performs technical in-office and fieldwork in support of Metros regulatory, annual charge, special project sampling programs, and Industrial Pretreatment Program (IPP) implementation. This position reports to the Environmental Sampling Supervisor.

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Ad Title: Learning and Development Specialist
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 07/11/24
Contact: Patricia Lopez
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863233
Email: plopez@metrowaterrecovery.com
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Description:
Metro Water Recovery in Denver, CO - a nationally recognized leader among clean water utilities, provides wastewater conveyance and treatment services for 2.2 million people in the Denver Metro area.

Description
Provides oversight to Metro’s learning and development activities. Work collaboratively with leaders in the organization to identify and prioritize training needs for diverse work groups. Develop training programs, and internal and external resources for training needs. Works under the direction of the Senior Human Resources Manager.

Examples of Duties
Facilitates learning activities, delivers training sessions, and engages learners through various instructional methods.
Advises on training needs, designs learning solutions, and collaborates with stakeholders to address organizational performance gaps.
Collaborate with subject matter experts and stakeholders to develop, design, and update training content and materials aligned with organizational goals and employee development priorities, utilizing a variety of instructional techniques and delivery methods to create engaging and effective learning experiences.
Conducts dynamic training sessions, workshops, and seminars using various delivery methods, including in-person, virtual, and blended learning, ensuring effective knowledge transfer and skill development.
Assists staff with organization and creation of company training programs by researching training needs, planning courses, organizing all materials, and conducting the actual seminars.
Develops and maintains organizational communications to ensure employees have knowledge of training and development events and resources.
Coordinates, schedules, monitors, and supports vendor provided training activities to ensure that training/retraining is conducted.
Serves as subject matter expert for Learning Management System.
Stay updated on industry best practices and technological advancements to enhance training.
Performs other tasks as necessary.

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Ad Title: Water Resources Specialist
Location: Commerce City, CO
Post Date: 07/10/24
Contact: Cheryl Layton
City: Commerce City
State: CO
Zip: 80022
Phone (W): 7202060517
Email: clayton@sacwsd.org
Description:
South Adams County Water & Sanitation is dedicated to providing reliable, affordable, and sustainable water resources and services in order to protect public health, the environment, and quality of life. We are seeking an individual to join the water resources team as a Water Resources Specialist, to aid in the operation of the district’s water resources, sustainability and conservation.
The Water Resources Specialist duties include:
• Provides support to the administration and operation of the raw water/water resources program.
• Coordinates, plans, documents and communicates with water rights administrators and ditch riders.
• Monitors and maintains the district’s augmentation stations data recording equipment, head gates and measuring structures to ensure accurate data is available for the augmentation accounting.
• Adjusts and controls the flow through augmentation structures, following the district’s augmentation plan.
• Assists in monthly accounting and data analysis related to water resources.
• Assists in water conservation and drought enforcement programs.
• Assists in creating and implementing a broad base sustainability plan.
• Acts as a resource for the District, assisting and encouraging a sustainability-focused culture.


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Ad Title: Electrician-Instrumentation Technician/Senior Multi-Level Posting
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 07/09/24
Contact: Reina A Torres Booker
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863279
Email: rtorresbooker@metrowaterrecovery.com
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Description:
4-Day Work Week Available in beautiful Denver, Colorado with weekends off!
All PPE, Tools, and FR Clothing, with daily laundry service, provided.

Certification Incentives Available!

Certification Incentive
Certified Automation Professional $3500
ISA CCST III $3500
Master Electrician $3500
Journeyman Electrician $2000
ISA CCST II $2000
ISA CCST I $1000


General Statement of Duties & Organizational Responsibilities

Performs skilled work in the maintenance, repair, modifications, installations, commissioning of electrical, electronic, pneumatic equipment, instruments, associated controls, computer systems, LAN, Ethernet, SCADA, and related controls. Provides functional leadership when necessary. Works under the direction of a supervisor.

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Ad Title: Lead HVAC Technician
Location: Brighton, CO
Post Date: 07/04/24
Contact: Reina A Torres Booker
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863279
Email: rtorresbooker@metrowaterrecovery.com
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Description:
Performs lead work over HVAC Technicians engaged in the maintenance, repair, and installation of HVAC equipment commonly used in a water recovery facility. Reports to the HVAC Supervisor. Occasional travel to the Hite treatment facility location.

Examples of Duties:

-Coordinates HVAC maintenance work with other maintenance crews (including contracted services) and staff personnel of other departments.
-Responsible for the leadership of work crews and work assignments when a supervisor is not present.
-Lead lower-level HVAC technicians in troubleshooting, diagnosis, and repair of industrial HVAC systems. Inspects the work completed by lower-level staff for completeness and accuracy and recommends corrections or remediation for errors.
-Maintain HVAC electrical and power control circuits up to 480v.
-Trains HVAC technicians on HVAC maintenance programs and best practices.
-Monitors HVAC systems and operations and ensures that routine preventative maintenance is performed according to established schedules.
-Checks, repairs, and/or replaces valves, motors, controls, switches, gauges, wiring, fans, pumps, compressors, condensers, cores, pipes, and other functional components of the systems.
-Requisitions parts and supplies and assists in the development of recommended inventory levels.
-Works with Strategy and Communication in the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives in the HVAC team and throughout the Maintenance department.
-Shares rotating on-call responsibilities with HVAC team
-Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
-Performs other duties as assigned.



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Ad Title: Associate / HVAC Technician/ Senior HVAC Technician Multi-Level Posting
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 07/04/24
Contact: Reina A Torres Booker
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863279
Email: rtorresbooker@metrowaterrecovery.com
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Description:
This position will be filled at one of the following levels depending upon the candidate\'s qualifications:

Associate HVAC Technician ($23.69 - $33.06)
Assists with installation, startup, maintenance, repair, troubleshooting and servicing HVAC equipment commonly found in a wastewater treatment plant. Reports to the HVAC Supervisor and may take direction from senior HVAC personnel.

HVAC Technician ($25.59 - $35.70)
Performs installation, startup, maintenance, repair, troubleshooting and servicing HVAC equipment commonly found in a wastewater treatment plant. Reports to the HVAC Supervisor and may take direction from senior HVAC personnel.

Senior HVAC Technician ($29.85 - $41.64)
The Senior HVAC Technician is responsible for the installation, start-up, maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, and servicing of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems that carry water, steam, chemicals, compressed air, liquid gases, or fuel used in a wastewater treatment plant. Reports to the HVAC Supervisor.

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Ad Title: Utility Worker I /Utility Equipment Operator I Multi-Level Posting
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 07/03/24
Contact: Reina A Torres Booker
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863279
Email: rtorresbooker@metrowaterrecovery.com
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Description:
4-day Workweek! (Monday through Thursday OR Tuesday through Friday)

Certification Incentives Available!

Certification Level Incentive
Colorado Collections Systems Operator Class IV** $4,000
Colorado Collections Systems Operator Class III** $1,500
Colorado Collections Systems Operator Class II** $500
Colorado Collections Systems Operator Class I* $500


Metro Water Recovery prioritizes the growth and development of our workforce. Our Utility Equipment Operators and Utility Workers, at every level, participate in Metro\'s Transmission Training Program. New hires undergo comprehensive training to ensure thorough understanding of collection system operations. Training includes on-the-job training with Collections staff, CDL school, and optional college courses in Water Quality Management. All training is paid for by Metro to support the success of trainees. The program\'s duration ranges from twelve to forty-eight months, tailored to individual trainees\' competencies. Furthermore, aside from Certification Incentives, we offer enticing Reclassification Opportunities, enabling career advancement for our Utility Equipment Operators and Utility Workers.


This position will be filled at one of the following levels depending upon the candidate\'s qualifications:

Utility Worker I ($24.65 - $33.35 Hourly)
Performs a variety of semi-skilled duties related to the operation and maintenance of Metro’s interceptor system and wastewater treatment facilities. Works under the direction of a Transmission Supervisor.


Utility Equipment Operator I ($26.62 - $36.03 Hourly)
Performs a variety of semi-skilled duties related to the operation and maintenance of Metro’s interceptor system and wastewater treatment facilities. Works under the direction of a Transmission Supervisor.

*One-time incentive

**Hiring Bonus and Recurring Annual Incentive

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Ad Title: Utility Worker I /Utility Equipment Operator I Multi-Level Posting
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 07/03/24
Contact: Reina A Torres Booker
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863279
Email: rtorresbooker@metrowaterrecovery.com
Website: visit our website...
Description:
4-day Workweek! (Monday through Thursday OR Tuesday through Friday)

Certification Incentives Available!

Certification Level Incentive
Colorado Collections Systems Operator Class IV** $4,000
Colorado Collections Systems Operator Class III** $3,000
Colorado Collections Systems Operator Class II** $2,000
Colorado Collections Systems Operator Class I* $500


Metro Water Recovery prioritizes the growth and development of our workforce. Our Utility Equipment Operators and Utility Workers, at every level, participate in Metro\'s Transmission Training Program. New hires undergo comprehensive training to ensure thorough understanding of collection system operations. Training includes on-the-job training with Collections staff, CDL school, and optional college courses in Water Quality Management. All training is paid for by Metro to support the success of trainees. The program\'s duration ranges from twelve to forty-eight months, tailored to individual trainees\' competencies. Furthermore, aside from Certification Incentives, we offer enticing Reclassification Opportunities, enabling career advancement for our Utility Equipment Operators and Utility Workers.


This position will be filled at one of the following levels depending upon the candidate\'s qualifications:

Utility Worker I ($24.65 - $33.35 Hourly)
Performs a variety of semi-skilled duties related to the operation and maintenance of Metro’s interceptor system and wastewater treatment facilities. Works under the direction of a Transmission Supervisor.


Utility Equipment Operator I ($26.62 - $36.03 Hourly)
Performs a variety of semi-skilled duties related to the operation and maintenance of Metro’s interceptor system and wastewater treatment facilities. Works under the direction of a Transmission Supervisor.


**Hiring Bonus and Recurring Annual Incentives

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Ad Title: Senior Human Resources Generalist
Location: Colorado Springs
Post Date: 07/02/24
Contact: Carmen Slagle
City: Colorado Springs
State: CO
Zip: 80925
Phone (W): 7193907111
Email: carmen@wwsdonline.com
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Description:
Senior HR Generalist
Widefield Water and Sanitation District (WWSD) announces an opportunity for the position of Senior HR Generalist. This position is a full-time exempt position. The Senior HR Generalist works directly with the Director of Administrative Services in the daily administration of human resources-related duties at an administrative and professional level and may fulfill responsibilities in some or all the following functional areas: administration, payroll, recruitment, compensation, benefits, employee relations, employee training and development, and internal communications. Works with and supports the Safety and Special Operations Officer regarding the safety program. Provides management and analysis of various human resource programs and initiatives. Creates effective and positive relationships throughout the organization and community. Provides support to the Director of Administrative Services.


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Ad Title: NTP Maintenance Planner
Location: Brighton, CO
Post Date: 06/26/24
Contact: Reina A Torres Booker
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863279
Email: rtorresbooker@metrowaterrecovery.com
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Description:
Plans and coordinates the resources to accomplish equipment repairs, construction activity support, and all work performed by NTP maintenance staff, including requisitioning of parts. Provides lead technical support and analysis for Metro’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Coordinates planned maintenance work between NTP Maintenance, NTP Operations, RWHTF Maintenance, Engineering, and external groups such as consultants and contractors. Works under the supervision of the NTP Director. May supervise work of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance personnel.

Typical Duties:

1. Develops a detailed plan of action and procedures, bill of materials, list of tools and permits, to coordinate the repair of all identified work to be completed by all NTP maintenance trades in close collaboration with the NTP Operations division. Determines estimated times to complete the assignment of work, and coordinates with other divisions/departments/project managers the schedule of assigned work.
2. Uses CMMS to plan work for NTP maintenance crews (electrical, mechanical, and facilities). Performs CMMS systems administration duties and coordinates its use and training with the EAM Administrator and NTP staff.
3. Collaborates with NTP Operations, NTP Maintenance trades, Procurement, and administrative groups to purchase equipment and parts needed for routine and non-routine tasks and Maintenance projects. Evaluates parts and Requests and stock at the NTP and/or RWHTF Warehouses per NTP and Procurement protocol through completing stock sheets, submitting Purchase Requests, and performing other associated workflows to procure and stock needed materials for the NTP Maintenance division.
4. Reviews, develops, and recommends changes to preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, and lubrication programs. Coordinates with RWHTF Maintenance team with regards to Predictive Maintenance and reliability programs/workflows.
5. Conducts equipment evaluations, performs cost/benefit analyses, and makes recommendations for improvement and/or replacements. Coordinates equipment removal and installation with contractors and other Metro departments during work on new installations and modifications to existing Metro facilities.
6. May be required onsite during nights/weekends/holidays as needed during process shutdowns/startups, project commissioning/decommissioning activities, and other operational events, planned and unplanned.
7. Recommends and performs or facilitates updates, changes, and establishment of blueprints, schematics, and equipment O&M manuals, filing and/or publishing all pertinent documents using appropriate data platforms and established protocol.
8. Performs supervisory duties on an as-needed basis.
9. Performs other duties as assigned

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Ad Title: NTP Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor
Location: Brighton, CO
Post Date: 06/26/24
Contact: Reina A Torres Booker
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863279
Email: rtorresbooker@metrowaterrecovery.com
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Description:
Supervises industrial mechanical maintenance staff skilled as Millwrights, Machinists, Pipefitters and Welders, in the maintenance and modification of mechanical wastewater equipment performed by Metro maintenance personnel. Supervises work of skilled and semi-skilled mechanical personnel.

Typical Duties:

1. Plans, supervises, schedules, directs, and evaluates work of mechanical maintenance personnel using Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
2. Reviews, develops, and recommends changes to mechanical preventive and corrective maintenance and lubrication programs. Recommends and evaluates new equipment.
3. Coordinates equipment removal and installation with contractors and other Metro departments during work on new installations and modifications to existing Metro facilities.
4. Recommends and assists with updates, changes, and establishment of blueprints, schematics, and equipment O&M manuals.
5. Advises Management of critical and continuing maintenance problems. Submits regular reports of activities and interactions.
6. Participates in employee selection process and evaluates performance and skill levels of employees; provides training, counseling, and discipline as necessary. Participates in performance appraisal process as Supervisor.
7. Requisitions parts and supplies and assists in the development of recommended inventory levels.


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Ad Title: Wastewater Administrator II
Location: Denver, Colorado
Post Date: 06/24/24
Contact: Tara Nguyen
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80202
Phone (W): 7208352059
Email: tara.nguyen@denvergov.org
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Description:
With competitive pay, great benefits, and endless opportunities, working for the City and County of Denver means seeing yourself working with purpose — for you, and those who benefit from your passion, skills and expertise. Join our diverse, inclusive and talented workforce of more than 11,000 team members who are at the heart of what makes Denver, Denver.

What We Offer
The City and County of Denver offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. The salary range for this position is $82,540 - $110,000/annually, based on experience and education. We also offer generous benefits for full-time employees which include but are not limited to:

A guaranteed life-long monthly pension, once vested after 5 years of service

457B Retirement Plan

140 hours of PTO earned within first year + 11 paid holidays, 1 personal holiday and 1 volunteer day per year

Competitive medical, dental and vision plans effective within 1 month of start date

Location
In this position you can expect to start on-site at the Denver Wastewater Management Building (2000 W. 3rd Ave., Denver 80223), Monday-Friday from 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM.

What You’ll Do
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI), through its employees, enhances the quality of life in Denver by efficiently delivering effective, high quality, safe and equitable public infrastructure, and services.

For more information, please visit the DOTI website.

DOTI’s Commitment to Equity:

DOTI is committed to providing attention and resources to the areas, assets, and people of the city with the greatest need through equitable contracting, equitable investments, and equitable workforce development.

DOTI’s culture revolves around four key principles: (1) Invest in Our People, (2) Operate with Discipline, (3) Use Data to Drive Decisions, and (4) Deliver Results.

Wastewater Management oversees all aspects of wastewater functions, including the construction, operation, and maintenance of the City’s sanitary and storm sewer systems, as well as administrative functions such as implementing policies, establishing cost controls and setting fees to maintain a revenue base sufficient to support operational requirements and capital improvements program, and responding to customer inquiries regarding sewage and storm drainage service charges.

The Wastewater Management team has an opening for an Administrator II of Wastewater Regulatory Compliance for the Quality Control section. This position will oversee the code enforcement group and its programs as well as CCTV underground utility inspection programs. Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Oversees a Program Manager and a team of Water Quality Investigators responsible for enforcing and ensuring compliance with statutes, ordinances, laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to public sewer systems

Collaborate with the CCTV inspection team to develop and manage inspection programs, track progress, and implement projects

Work with Program Manager to develop work schedules to ensure adequate staff coverage and review completed work for accuracy and completeness

Resolve problems encountered during daily operations and determine solutions, serving as a technical expert and resource to address complex and technical issues

Evaluates and recommends improved inspection and investigative methods

Conducts hiring interviews and selects candidates for their operation

Develops performance evaluation plans, provides continuous employee feedback throughout the year, formally evaluates employee performance, and ensures all evaluations are current and completed by the due date

Documents causes for disciplinary action and initiates letters of reprimand

Represents the City in legal issues as related to public sewer violations

Maintain accurate records of all inspection and code enforcement activities and develop and manage section databases for all areas of responsibility

Prepares statistical/comprehensive reports and provide recommendations in areas that require attention

Develops and standardizes operating policies and procedures within the section and keeps staff informed of any developments or changes that will assist them in performing their duties

Participates in the development of long/short range planning initiatives and serves as a liaison within other departmental officials, community groups and regulatory agencies

Maintain section expense records and assist in developing the section budget

Performs community outreach to educate the citizens of Denver regarding storm and sanitary sewers

Other duties that may arise
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Ad Title: Wastewater Treatment Supervisor
Location: Louisville, Colorado
Post Date: 06/21/24
Contact: Penny J Ford
City: City of Louisville
State: CO
Zip: 80027
Phone (W): 7207935786
Email: pford@louisvilleco.gov
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Description:
Under the general direction of the Utility Superintendent, performs responsible technical and administrative work in managing the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant. Work involves providing technical supervision and assistance to staff for the effective and efficient operation of plant operations. Work involves ensuring the City meets all local, state and federal standards as established by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. Work is performed independently with some latitude and independence in decision-making, within established policies, procedures, and guidelines. Work is reviewed through observation, reports, conferences, condition of facilities, adherence to standards, and for the effective and efficient operation of the plant or program activities assigned. Performs other work as assigned.

The City of Louisville offers the following benefits for all Tier 1 positions:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
Flexible Spending Accounts / Health Savings Account Short and Long Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Tuition Assistance
Learning & Development Opportunities Wellness Program
Recreation Center Pass
Retirement Plan 401(a) with employer match
Paid time off including vacation, sick and 12 holidays


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Ad Title: IT Application Support Specialist for Utilities
Location: Louisville, Colorado
Post Date: 06/21/24
Contact: Penny J Ford
City: City of Louisville
State: CO
Zip: 80027
Phone (W): 7207935786
Email: pford@louisvilleco.gov
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Description:
The City of Louisville is actively recruiting a Utilities Application Support Specialist. This position will report to the Director of Information Technology. Our Collaborative IT department is committed to delivering impactful solutions to our community. Our culture values work-life balance, professionalism, and community contribution. If you share our values and want to work in a government organization that nurtures growth, innovation, and meaningful IT solutions, apply now and be part of our team.

We are an award-winning small city, and offer exceptional overall staff experience, with outstanding benefits and a City Council and leadership team focused on remaining an \"employer of choice\" in our region. The City of Louisville is committed to providing a healthy culture with strong values. The City values are ICARE, which stands for Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence.

At the City of Louisville, our IT team partners across departments to provide value driven solutions in a dynamic, creative setting. We see the impact of our work every day, improving processes for staff and citizens alike. Embracing change and welcoming new challenges, we\'re committed to growth and learning. If you\'re ready to drive significant projects and be part of transformative change, this role is for you!

This is a new role for the City of Louisville. This role will primarily support the water treatment, wastewater treatment, and other public work teams. This person will act as a liaison between IT, Public Works, and the application vendors. We anticipate this role to be 50% office based and 50% fieldwork. Examples of fieldwork areas are: wastewater treatment plants, on the side of the road, and in other challenging and sometimes loud and smelly environments. Ideal Candidates Will Have:
Extensive Technical Knowledge: A background in public utilities (not required but a huge plus) and strong background supporting various highly complex, security intense applications. Strong understanding of SQL database administration and solid data reporting skills (preferably SSRS, Crystal Reports, and Power BI).
Project Management Experience: Experience managing support projects, coordinating with cross-functional teams, and ensuring timely delivery of solutions within scope and budget.
Customer Focus: A customer-centric approach to support, with a commitment to delivering exceptional service and ensuring customer satisfaction through timely resolution of issues and proactive support initiatives.
Outcome Driven: Demonstrated capacity to maintain a solution-oriented approach, adeptly resolving customer issues while discerning both immediate and future needs through rigorous critical thinking and decisive decision-making.

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Ad Title: Street / Utilities Techhnician
Location: Louisville, Colorado
Post Date: 06/21/24
Contact: Penny J Ford
City: City of Louisville
State: CO
Zip: 80027
Phone (W): 7207935786
Email: pford@louisvilleco.gov
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Description:
The City of Louisville invites motivated, hard-working, and collaborative individuals to apply for our Streets & Utilities Operations Technician I, II, or III position. *Please review the Salary, Hiring Ranges, and Qualifications below.

Are you looking for a career that you can start with little to no experience but has capability for growth, salary increases, and excellent benefits?

No two days are exactly the same at City of Louisville Streets & Utilities Operations. Working in a team-focused environment within a small department, the selected candidate will work on a variety of street infrastructure as well as water, wastewater, and storm water maintenance work and other projects. An employee in this position will have the opportunity to operate a variety of light duty trucks, dump trucks, tractors, backhoes, street sweepers, and front-end loaders.

The City of Louisville’s Street Maintenance division is part of the Public Works department. The division is responsible for maintaining approximately two-hundred and sixty (260) miles of streets within the City’s 8-square mile jurisdiction. The Louisville Operations Division is responsible for street maintenance and snow plowing, all water and sewer main maintenance, water meter replacement and reading, utility locates, and storm drainage.

This great opportunity offers:

Career progression model where advancement is achieved through training, work performance, and certifications received
Options for flexible scheduling and work/life balance:
4-day work schedule (10-hour days Monday-Thursday) May through September
5-day work schedule in the winter (7:00 AM - 3:30 PM)
40-hour work weeks, with opportunity for overtime during weather emergencies
Work wear provided including $225 towards steel toe boots; winter work wear provided (including bibs)
2024 Hiring range by level (dependent on experience, certification levels, and other qualifications described below):

Technician I: $21.52 ($44,761.60) to $24.75 ($51,480.00)
Technician II: $23.24 ($48,339.20) to $26.73 ($55,598.40)
Technician III: $25.10 ($52,208.00) to $28.86 ($60,028.80)

The City of Louisville offers the following benefits for all Tier 1 positions:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
Flexible Spending Accounts / Health Savings Account Short and Long Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Tuition Assistance
Learning & Development Opportunities Wellness Program
Recreation Center Pass
Retirement Plan 401(a) with employer match
Paid time off including vacation, sick and 12 holidays

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Ad Title: Wastewater Plant Operators A, B, C, D License or Trainee
Location: Louisville, Colorado
Post Date: 06/21/24
Contact: Penny J Ford
City: City of Louisville
State: CO
Zip: 80027
Phone (W): 7207935786
Email: pford@louisvilleco.gov
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Description:
The City of Louisville invites motivated individuals to apply for our Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator position. The successful candidate will be hired based on the level of their Wastewater license, (A/B/C/D or Wastewater Operator Trainee), and other qualifications. Wastewater Operators progress through a career ladder with increasing responsibilities and compensation as they obtain additional experience and Wastewater licenses.

Come work in our state-of-the-art Wastewater Plant which completed construction of a BNR facility in 2017 and utilizes sophisticated Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems (SCADA) and LIMS platforms to monitor and modify plant processes.

The Wastewater Operator performs skilled work in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant. Work is performed independently within established guidelines and procedures. The incumbent is expected to make appropriate, routine changes to the operations of the plant. Assignments are received in either written or oral form, usually in daily or weekly schedules or special assignments. Work is evaluated by inspection, review of reports, conferences, by condition of facilities, adherence to standards, and efficiency of operations. Performs other task as required.

Depending on which certification and years of experience you have, the following are the pay ranges:
Salary Range:
Operator A License: $59,592 - $80,454
Operator B License : $52,208 - $67,870
Operator C License : $48,339 - $62,836
Operator D License : $44,761 - $58,177
Operator Trainee: $41,433 - $53,872

The City of Louisville offers the following benefits for full time positions:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
Flexible Spending Accounts / Health Savings Account Short- and Long-Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Tuition Assistance
Learning & Development Opportunities Wellness Program
Recreation Center Pass
Retirement Plan 401(a) with employer match
Paid time off including vacation, sick and 12 holidays

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Ad Title: Water Plant Operators A, B, C, D License or Trainee
Location: Louisville, Colorado
Post Date: 06/21/24
Contact: Penny J Ford
City: City of Louisville
State: CO
Zip: 80027
Phone (W): 7207935786
Email: pford@louisvilleco.gov
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Description:
The City of Louisville is now accepting applications for a safety-focused Water Treatment Plant Operator!

Under general supervision, this position performs skilled work in the operation and maintenance of the City’s water treatment plants on an assigned shift. Work is performed with considerable independence within established guidelines and procedures, with the incumbent expected to make routine changes in the operation of the plant. Assignments are received in either written or oral form, usually in daily or weekly schedules or special assignments. Work is evaluated by inspection, review of reports, conferences, for condition of facilities, adherence to standards, and efficiency of operations.

Hiring Range by level (dependent on Water Treatment certification level and other qualifications):

Salary Range:
Operator A License: $59,592 - $80,454
Operator B License : $52,208 - $67,870
Operator C License : $48,339 - $62,836
Operator D License : $44,761 - $58,177
Operator Trainee: $41,433 - $53,872



The City of Louisville offers the following benefits for full time positions:

Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
Flexible Spending Accounts / Health Savings Account Short and Long Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Tuition Assistance
Learning & Development Opportunities Wellness Program
Recreation Center Pass
Retirement Plan 401(a) with employer match
Paid time off including vacation, sick and 12 holidays


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Ad Title: Water and Wastewater Seasonal Temporary Position
Location: Colorado Springs
Post Date: 06/21/24
Contact: Carmen Slagle
City: Colorado Springs
State: CO
Zip: 80925
Phone (W): 7193907111
Email: carmen@wwsdonline.com
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Description:
Water and Wastewater Seasonal Temporary Position
Primary Job Responsibilities:
-This non-exempt, non-benefited, temporary position performs general miscellaneous and unskilled tasks within the Water and Wastewater Departments.
-Paint fire hydrants.
-Paint pumps and piping.
-Assist with valve maintenance.
-Cleaning water and wastewater treatment facilities.
-Clean algae and debris from the secondary clarifier\'s weirs.
-Perform routine clean-up and housekeeping of work areas and equipment.
-Take apart old water meters.
-Groundskeeping.
-Spread asphalt around WWTP.
-Follows the District’s safety and industry standards.

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Ad Title: Maintenance Technician
Location: Centennial, CO
Post Date: 06/20/24
Contact: Daniela Soare
City: Centennial
State: CO
Zip: 80111
Phone (W): 7206451419
Email: HR@acwwa.com
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Description:
Are you looking for a fascinating and unique job opportunity? Do you want to help make a difference in helping to serve our community?
Check out this great position in the Field department at Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority.
Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority (ACWWA, pronounced Aqua) provides the drinking water and wastewater services to the people living and working within its service area. The service area is comprised of about 3,500 residences and businesses located primarily in Arapahoe and northern Douglas Counties.

ACWWA offers excellent benefits that include a pension plan with 5% match, Health, Vision and Dental coverage, Life insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave.

Qualified candidates can apply by visiting our career page:
https://acwwa.com/2206/Career-Opportunities
Why Work for ACWWA?
ACWWA is a dynamic and positive place to work with passionate employees. ACWWA provides excellent benefits including a
• 100% employer paid health insurance, dental, vision,
• HRA contributions,
• 11 paid holidays,
• 3% employer contributions to employee retirement plus up to 5% matching retirement contribution program,
• wellness reimbursement,
• volunteer time off,
• vacation,
• sick time,
• short term disability and many more.
More information about ACWWA can be found at www.ACWWA.com

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under direct supervision performs a variety of water/wastewater systems, facilities, and equipment repair and maintenance work; performs related duties as required. This position will support all departments at ACWWA and may move around to do various duties. Depending on qualifications, this position is from Entry Level to Maintenance Technician 3. The first priority is the safe and continuous operation of the Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority’s physical facilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. The Maintenance Technician maintain and repairs water, water reclamation, and wastewater systems, facilities, and equipment; including pump systems, pressure reducing stations, valves, cla-vals, and related appurtenances and structures; performs landscaping and grounds maintenance duties; performs construction and maintenance work on District buildings and facilities as assigned.
2. Repair and maintains water, water reclamation, and pressure reducing/sustaining stations, cla-vals, and pump stations; sewer systems such as lift stations, pressure lines, and related structures.
3. Assist in the repair of equipment within the water reclamation facilities; loads and unloads trucks; cleans up work sites upon completion of job; operates and assists in the preventive maintenance on pumps, repairs valves and related water pump station, lift station, and reclamation plant equipment; reads and interprets plans, maps, and prints.
4. Observe safe work methods and safety precautions related to the work; flags and cones work sites for traffic control; shores trenches; uses appropriate safety devices and equipment.
5. Operate and maintains a wide variety of hand and power tools related to the work including spaders, tampers, breaking guns, jack hammers, concrete saws, etc.
6. The maintenance technician operate a variety of trucks and equipment; inspects vehicles and performs minor maintenance; reports needed repairs;
7. The maintenance technician estimate and secures tools, materials, and equipment necessary to complete assignments; requests parts and supplies as necessary.
8. Prepare and maintains a variety of computerized and written records and reports related to work performed.
9. Operate copiers and a variety of office equipment.
10. Perform duties in a professional manner and works well with others or in a team setting;
11. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, outside agencies, and the public.
12. Regular attendance and adherence to prescribed work schedule to conduct job responsibilities;
13. Observe safe work practices and safety methods.
14. Performs duties in a professional manner and works well with others.
15. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, outside agencies, and the public.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of:
• The equipment, techniques, and procedures involved in the maintenance and repair of potable water pump stations, altitude control valves, pressure reducing/sustaining stations, water reclamation plant, sewer lift stations, and related facilities and equipment
• Related laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; codes and regulations applicable to the work
• Operation and maintenance of a wide variety of hand and power tools and equipment common to the work performed
• Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work
• Basic computerized record keeping applications
• Shop mathematics
• Principles and practices of electrical and confined space protection

Ability to:
• Be on-call on a rotational basis and work outside of regular work hours as necessary, including weekends and holidays
• Perform a variety of repair, and maintenance tasks
• Work under routine and emergency conditions, sometimes in severe weather
• Understand and follow instructions and directions
• Perform a wide variety of physically strenuous tasks
• Enter data into computer system
• Read, interpret, and understand blueprints and construction drawings
• Maintain records
• Maintain and repair equipment and tools;
• Work with hand tools
• Ascending or descending ladders
• Wear a mask/respirator
• Perform a variety of repair and maintenance tasks
• Properly place cones, barricades, and warning devices and direct traffic flow at job sites
• Exercise independent judgment and initiative without close supervision


EDUCATION

High school graduation or equivalent, one year or more of mechanical maintenance work experience preferred. Experience with mechanical and electrical systems preferred.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS
• Must possess valid Colorado Driver’s license. If applicant has a valid out of state license they must obtain a valid Colorado license within 30 days of hire or their employment may be terminated.
• Must present a report from the Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles or if out of State an equivalent report that indicates a driving record acceptable to the Authority in obtaining insurance coverage.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Specific tasks and assignments may include being outdoors even during inclement weather. Consideration and care must be given to dress appropriately during the seasonal changes of weather throughout the year.
• Certain jobs may require contact with chemicals, toxins, dusts, pollutants, biological contaminants, etc. Special precautions and safety concerns will exist that require appropriate dress and handling.
• Many conditions exist in the work place that must be tolerated or overcome such as heights (vertigo) and confined spaces (claustrophobia). There exists in the field environments that are hot, cold, dirty, noisy, odorous, strenuous and otherwise physically demanding. These are challenges and part of this job description is to work in these environments.
• Works around heavy machinery and hazardous chemicals.

HIRING RANGE(S)
Maintenance Technician -$22.86-$27.43
Maintenance Technician I - $24.40-$30.48
Maintenance Technician II - $26.80-$32.16
Maintenance Technician III- $29.89-$35.87


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Ad Title: Water Distribution System Operator I-IV
Location: 183 Kellog Court, Castle Rock, CO 80109
Post Date: 06/20/24
City: Castle Rock
State: CO
Zip: 80104
Website: visit our website...
Description:
The Town of Castle Rock’s future and the quality of that depend on the choices we make today. Do you want to be part of a team that make decisions that work now while preserving and protecting Castle Rock’s identity and quality of life for the future? We value teamwork, cooperation, and quality communication.  We strive to provide exceptional public service to our customers and encourage creativity and innovation. We welcome all that share those values to apply.


Working for the Town of Castle Rock includes:
The opportunity to make a difference in our community 
Career Advancement Programs
Employee well-being program
Competitive total compensation with an excellent benefits package
Free membership to the MAC or Recreation Center
Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness eligible employer 

 

About Castle Rock Water:
You can’t live without water, and Castle Rock Water can’t function without great employees. We’re on the lookout for talented individuals who are seeking a place to be valued and make a difference.
 
Castle Rock Water provides drinking water, sanitary sewer, and storm drainage systems for the Town of Castle Rock’s more than 80,000 residents and businesses. The Town is one of the fastest-growing and most sought-after communities in Colorado and it’s consistently ranked among the best and safest places to live in the State.
 
Castle Rock Water is a national leader in the water industry, recently expanding its infrastructure to accommodate reuse water, implementing progressive conservation measures and implementing legacy stormwater projects. Whether managing water treatment at the award-winning plant, maintaining the $730 million in infrastructure, or ensuring and protecting long-term water, Castle Rock Water has many opportunities available to learn and grow with the organization.

This position is also eligible to receive:
Paid CDL Training
Paid CCWP Training & Bonus Pay for obtaining CCWP Licenses
Generous Double Time Pay for Emergency On-Call Response




Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Performs specialized corrective and preventative maintenance and inspections work on Town owned infrastructure, including water line valve exercising, fire hydrant maintenance operation and repair, combination air/vacuum release valve inspection, pressure reducing valve inspection and maintenance, water line flushing, repair and maintenance of buried and broken valve boxes and manholes, and assisting with finished water storage tank cleaning and inspections.
Repairs and replaces damaged lines and piping. Locates and excavates leaks and breaks. Performs pipe tapping for new water and sewer service lines. Work may be in response to emergencies such as line breaks, sewer backups, and mechanical failures.
Conducts closed circuit television (CCTV) routine and response driven inspection and maintenance of sewer lines, sewer manholes, stormwater lines, manholes, curb inlets and ponds.
Tracks maintenance work, creates accurate reports, documents work orders and accurate condition assessments using asset management system to ensure optimum performance of buried infrastructure. Creates maintenance orders and performs asset repairs. Records and tracks materials, hours on job and records key information concerning asset condition before and after maintenance.
Collects bacteriological samples for new waterline connections. Collects and tests chlorine samples to evaluate presence and levels of disinfectant in response to customer concerns and other issues. Submits samples to state lab for compliance.
Assists with locating Town owned infrastructure, including pipe segments, underground valves, fiber optic cable by utilizing Geographic Information System (GIS) based mapping system, as-built archive research, and highly advanced locate equipment.
Supports and assists the backflow team by performing hydrant and backflow inspections for bulk water permits.
Under general guidance of senior staff, operates valves in accordance with emergency operations, planned shutdowns for new construction or rehabilitation and flushing for water quality concerns and pipeline maintenance.
Performs acoustic leak detection operations by utilizing specialized equipment including, leak correlation equipment, leak noise loggers, and ground microphones to identify and repair sources of non-revenue water.
Enters confined spaces utilizing proper personal protection equipment (PPE), related safety equipment and entry permits.
Performs general construction work.
Operates heavy equipment at work sites under the guidance of more senior staff including backhoe, skid steer, loader, dump truck, or jet/vac truck.
Operates, inspects and maintains sewage lift stations, force mains, and sewer lines.
Shares on-call duty on a rotating schedule. Responds to after-hours calls for service related to Castle Rock Water or related emergencies.
Participates in cross-training to ensure ability to assist with on-call status for emergency response and general operational needs as required. 
This position is part of the Town’s snow removal program. This will include scheduled on-call responsibilities through the winter months to remove snow using a 4-wheel drive pickup and/or heavy equipment. Snow removal shifts are typically 12 hours.
Performs general building maintenance on Town facilities, including painting, plumbing, carpentry, snow removal, and clean up. Typical work sites include water plants, pump and lift stations, well sites and grounds.
May be responsible for general maintenance to vehicles and heavy equipment.   
Provides traffic control by flagging and setting up appropriate devices.
Works on various Town and or community projects, including hydrant painting and creek clean-up projects with volunteer groups.
Reads meters and reports accurate readings to Water Billing.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to safely operate heavy equipment and automobiles, such as backhoe, loader, dump truck, skid steer loader, jet/vac truck, mowers.
Skill in utilizing hand tools for repairs and installation of water and sewer lines and meters, pumps, computers, and other related repair and maintenance equipment.
General knowledge of the methods and practices involved in water, wastewater and drainage construction inspection, repair, and maintenance.
General knowledge of possible defects and faults in utilities construction, of standard inspection criteria and of effective corrective measures.
Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers and the public.
Ability to assist in effectively communicating and understanding cause and working toward resolution of commercial or residential service complaints.  Some situations may involve concerned or distraught customers.
General knowledge of inspection principles, practices, and techniques.
General knowledge and ability to utilize Geographic Information System (GIS) based mapping systems, as-built archive research systems and highly advance locate equipment.
Ability to read and understand written materials, and understand verbal information and instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to respond to on-call duty on a routine rotating schedule and arrive on-scene within 60 minutes while on-call.
Ability to identify correct installations of system components.
Ability to recognize and address confined spaces and other potentially hazardous environments.

 

Physical Demands:
Moderate to heavy physical work to include lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of 50 - 100 pounds 
Frequent performance of activities requiring a full range of body movement including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling/bending, crouching, crawling, and/or twisting  
Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate tools and electrical equipment as well as for driving equipment and vehicles
Vision for reading, recording and interpreting information
Speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens

Work Environment:
Works outdoors with exposure to all weather conditions
Regular exposure to dust, noise, and chemicals

Equipment Used:
Operate heavy equipment and automobiles, such as backhoe, loader, dump truck, skid steer loader, jet/vac truck, mowers  
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment




Must satisfactorily complete a driving record check and criminal background check prior to commencing employment.

 

The Town of Castle Rock is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Ad Title: Wastewater Collection System Operator I-IV
Location: 183 Kellog Court, Castle Rock, CO 80109
Post Date: 06/20/24
City: Castle Rock
State: CO
Zip: 80104
Website: visit our website...
Description:
The Town of Castle Rock’s future and the quality of that depend on the choices we make today. Do you want to be part of a team that make decisions that work now while preserving and protecting Castle Rock’s identity and quality of life for the future? We value teamwork, cooperation, and quality communication.  We strive to provide exceptional public service to our customers and encourage creativity and innovation. We welcome all that share those values to apply.


Working for the Town of Castle Rock includes:
The opportunity to make a difference in our community 
Career Advancement Programs
Employee well-being program
Competitive total compensation with an excellent benefits package
Free membership to the MAC or Recreation Center
Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness eligible employer 

 

About Castle Rock Water:
You can’t live without water, and Castle Rock Water can’t function without great employees. We’re on the lookout for talented individuals who are seeking a place to be valued and make a difference.
 
Castle Rock Water provides drinking water, sanitary sewer, and storm drainage systems for the Town of Castle Rock’s more than 80,000 residents and businesses. The Town is one of the fastest-growing and most sought-after communities in Colorado and it’s consistently ranked among the best and safest places to live in the State.
 
Castle Rock Water is a national leader in the water industry, recently expanding its infrastructure to accommodate reuse water, implementing progressive conservation measures and implementing legacy stormwater projects. Whether managing water treatment at the award-winning plant, maintaining the $730 million in infrastructure, or ensuring and protecting long-term water, Castle Rock Water has many opportunities available to learn and grow with the organization.

This position is also eligible to receive:
Paid CDL Training
Paid CCWP Training & Bonus Pay for obtaining CCWP Licenses
Generous Double Time Pay for Emergency On-Call Response

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Performs specialized corrective and preventative maintenance and inspections work on Town owned infrastructure, including closed circuit television (CCTV) inspections of sewer lines both routine and response driven, sewer line cleaning (jetting), inspection and maintenance of sewer manholes, operating maintaining and inspecting sewer lift stations
Repairs and replaces damaged lines and piping. Locates and excavates leaks and breaks. Performs pipe tapping for new water and sewer service lines. Work may be in response to emergencies such as line breaks, sewer backups, and mechanical failures
Tracks maintenance work, creates accurate reports, documents work orders and accurate condition assessments using asset management system to ensure optimum performance of buried infrastructure. Creates maintenance orders and performs asset repairs. Records and tracks materials, hours on job and records key information concerning asset condition before and after maintenance
Operates, inspects and maintains sewage lift stations, force mains, and sewer lines
Assists with locating Town owned infrastructure, including pipe segments, underground valves, fiber optic cable by utilizing Geographic Information System (GIS) based mapping system, as-built archive research, and highly advanced locate equipment
Enters confined spaces utilizing proper personal protection equipment (PPE), related safety equipment and entry permits
Performs general construction work
Operates heavy equipment at work sites under the guidance of more senior staff including backhoe, skid steer, loader, dump truck, or jet/vac truck
Supports and assists the backflow team by performing hydrant and backflow inspections for bulk water permits
Conducts closed circuit television (CCTV) routine and response driven inspection and maintenance of sewer lines, sewer manholes, stormwater lines, manholes, curb inlets and ponds
Under general guidance of senior staff, operates valves in accordance with emergency operations, planned shutdowns for new construction or rehabilitation and flushing for water quality concerns and pipeline maintenance
Collects bacteriological samples for new waterline connections. Collects and tests chlorine samples to evaluate presence and levels of disinfectant in response to customer concerns and other issues. Submits samples to state lab for compliance
Performs acoustic leak detection operations by utilizing specialized equipment including, leak correlation equipment, leak noise loggers, and ground microphones to identify and repair sources of non-revenue water
Shares on-call duty on a rotating schedule. Responds to after-hours calls for service related to Castle Rock Water or related emergencies
Participates in cross-training to ensure ability to assist with on-call status for emergency response and general operational needs as required
This position is part of the Town\'s snow removal program. This will include scheduled on-call responsibilities through the winter months to remove snow using a 4-wheel drive pickup and/or heavy equipment. Snow removal shifts are typically 12 hours
Performs general building maintenance on Town facilities, including painting, plumbing, carpentry, snow removal, and clean up. Typical work sites include water plants, pump and lift stations, well sites and grounds
May be responsible for general maintenance to vehicles and heavy equipment
Provides traffic control by flagging and setting up appropriate devices
Works on various Town and or community projects, including hydrant painting and creek clean-up projects with volunteer groups
Reads meters and reports accurate readings to Water Billing
Performs other duties as assigned or required


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Skill in utilizing hand tools for repairs and installation of water and sewer lines and meters, pumps, computers, and other related repair and maintenance equipment
General knowledge of the methods and practices involved in water, wastewater and drainage construction inspection, repair, and maintenance
General knowledge of possible defects and faults in utilities construction, of standard inspection criteria and of effective corrective measures
Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers and the public
Ability to assist in effectively communicating and understanding cause and working toward resolution of commercial or residential service complaints.  Some situations may involve concerned or distraught customers
General knowledge of inspection principles, practices, and techniques
General knowledge and ability to utilize Geographic Information System (GIS) based mapping systems, as-built archive research systems and highly advance locate equipment
Ability to read and understand written materials, and understand verbal information and instructions
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to respond to on-call duty on a routine rotating schedule and arrive on-scene within 60 minutes while on-call
Ability to identify correct installations of system components
Ability to recognize and address confined spaces and other potentially hazardous environments

Physical Demands:
Moderate to heavy physical work to include lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of 50 - 100 pounds 
Frequent performance of activities requiring a full range of body movement including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling/bending, crouching, crawling, and/or twisting  
Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate tools and electrical equipment as well as for driving equipment and vehicles
Vision for reading, recording and interpreting information
Speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens

Work Environment:
Works outdoors with exposure to all weather conditions
Regular exposure to dust, noise, and chemicals

Equipment Used:
Operate heavy equipment and automobiles, such as backhoe, loader, dump truck, skid steer loader, jet/vac truck, mowers  
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment

 

Must satisfactorily complete a driving record check and criminal background check prior to commencing employment.

 

The Town of Castle Rock is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Ad Title: Wastewater Operator
Location: Centennial, CO
Post Date: 06/18/24
Contact: Daniela Soare
City: Centennial
State: CO
Zip: 80111
Phone (W): 7206451419
Description:
Are you looking for a fascinating and unique job opportunity? Do you want to help make a difference in helping to serve our community?
Check out this great full-time position in the Wastewater Department at Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority.
Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority (ACWWA, pronounced Aqua) provides the drinking water and wastewater services to the people living and working within its service area. The service area is comprised of about 3,500 residences and businesses located primarily in Arapahoe and northern Douglas Counties.

ACWWA offers excellent benefits that include a pension plan with 5% match, Health, Vision and Dental coverage, Life insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave.

Qualified candidates can apply by visiting our career page:
https://acwwa.com/2206/Career-Opportunities
Why Work for ACWWA?
ACWWA is a dynamic and positive place to work with passionate employees. ACWWA provides excellent benefits including a
• 100% employer paid health insurance, dental, vision,
• HRA contributions,
• 11 paid holidays,
• 3% employer contributions to employee retirement plus up to 5% matching retirement contribution program,
• wellness reimbursement,
• volunteer time off,
• vacation,
• sick time,
• short term disability and many more.
More information about ACWWA can be found at www.ACWWA.com
The Wastewater Operator will work at ACWWA’s Lone Tree Creek Water Reuse Facility (LTCWRF). The LTCWRF is a regional wastewater treatment facility that is located adjacent to the Cherry Creek Reservoir, a major recreational resource for the Denver region. Treatment processes at the facility include preliminary treatment, biological nutrient removal, advanced wastewater treatment, waste solids treatment, and biosolids dewatering. The LTCWRF protects the reservoir’s water quality for swimming, boating and fishing by meeting one of the most stringent phosphorous limits in the country. The facility also plays an important role in meeting ACWWA’s water resource needs by producing reclaimed water during the irrigation season.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. The Wastewater Operator works under direct supervision the wastewater operator monitors pumps, valves, processes and equipment to regulate the flow of wastewater through various primary, secondary, and tertiary treatment processes; maintains maximum efficiency of plant equipment.
2. Under direct supervision inspects plant equipment and reports any failures or operating difficulties; stops and starts equipment as required for repairs; operates, adjusts, and maintains chemical feed equipment to ensure compliance with established standards; collects samples of wastewater and other materials at established times for laboratory testing and reporting; performs process analyses as needed.
3. The wastewater operator reads meters, gauges, charts, instruments; and ensures their continuous operation; performs record keeping functions such as logging plant operations, test results, maintenance work performed, and unusual operating conditions encountered; prepares and maintains a variety of computerized and written records.
4. Responds to emergency call-out situations; and assist in performing preventive maintenance
5. Works with potentially hazardous chemicals and substances associated with process application and uses common hand and power tools and drives a motor vehicle in the performance of the work;
6. Assist in conducts tours of the plant for members of the public, other public agencies, and school groups; answers questions and communicates objectives of the District.
7. Responds to customer service issues and follows up according to ACWWA policy.
8. Conducts a variety of administrative tasks such as maintaining logs and recording observations, ordering supplies and general clerical duties.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:
• Operation, maintenance, and wastewater treatment process control
• Wastewater treatment and reclamation principles, methods, and practices
• Lab mathematics
• Safety rules, codes, and regulations and safe work methods pertaining to the work
• Methods and precautions in storing and handling of hazardous chemicals
• Basic computerized record keeping applications

Ability to:
• Be on-call on a rotational basis and work outside of regular work hours as necessary, including weekends and holidays
• Work under routine and emergency conditions, sometimes in severe weather
• Operate wastewater treatment plant equipment including SCADA control devices with appropriate levels of supervision
• Perform routine maintenance and clean facilities and equipment
• Recognize unusual, inefficient, or dangerous operating conditions and take appropriate action
• Accurately read and record data from gauges and meters
• Read and interpret plant piping and distribution diagrams and schematics
• Perform routine control tests and adjust plant equipment accordingly; take samples and run routine laboratory tests
• Keep records and make oral and written reports of work performed
• Understand and follow instructions and directions
• Perform a wide variety of physically strenuous tasks
• To work independently and with hand tools
• Ascending or descending ladders
• Able to wear a mask/respirator
WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an encounter while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Specific tasks and assignments may include being outdoors even during inclement weather. Consideration and care must be given to dress appropriately during the seasonal changes of weather throughout the year.
• Certain jobs may require contact with chemicals, toxins, dusts, pollutants, biological contaminants, etc. Special precautions and safety concerns will exist that require appropriate dress and handling.
• Many conditions exist in the work place that must be tolerated or overcome such as heights (vertigo) and confined spaces (claustrophobia). There exists in the field environments that are hot, cold, dirty, noisy, odorous, strenuous and otherwise physically demanding. These are challenges and part of this job description is to work in these environs.
• Works around heavy machinery and hazardous chemicals.

• SPECIAL CONDITIONS:
Circumstances may exist that certain safety and emergency equipment must be donned. Such equipment would include self-contained breathing apparatus and respirators. A positive mask to face seal is critical. Therefore, facial hair that prevents a leak tight seal of the face piece will not be allowed. This most often includes long sideburns, beards, and chin hair. Safety may require that the face is clean-shaven or partially shaven in specific areas.
The hiring range for this position :
Wastewater Operator (no license) - $19.94- $$13.93
Wastewater Operator I- ( D Wastewater License)- $22.16-$16.59
Wastewater Operator II ( C Wastewater License)- $26.20-$31.44
Wastewater Operator III (B Wastewater License) - $30.65- $36.78
Wastewater Operator IV (Lead) (A Wastewater License) - $33.71-$40.46

ACWWA is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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Ad Title: UTILITY WATER/WASTEWATER ENGINEER
Location: Centennial, CO
Post Date: 06/18/24
Contact: Daniela Soare
City: Centennial
State: CO
Zip: 80111
Phone (W): 7206451419
Email: HR@acwwa.com
Description:
Are you looking for a fascinating and unique job opportunity? Do you want to help make a difference in helping to serve our community?
Check out this great full-time position in the Engineering Department at Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority.
Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority (ACWWA, pronounced Aqua) provides the drinking water and wastewater services to the people living and working within its service area. The service area is comprised of about 3,500 residences and businesses located primarily in Arapahoe and northern Douglas Counties.

ACWWA offers excellent benefits that include a pension plan with 5% match, Health, Vision and Dental coverage, Life insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave.

Qualified candidates can apply by visiting our career page:
https://acwwa.com/2206/Career-Opportunities
Why Work for ACWWA?
ACWWA is a dynamic and positive place to work with passionate employees. ACWWA provides excellent benefits including a
• 100% employer paid health insurance, dental, vision,
• HRA contributions,
• 11 paid holidays,
• 3% employer contributions to employee retirement plus up to 5% matching retirement contribution program,
• wellness reimbursement,
• volunteer time off,
• vacation,
• sick time,
• short term disability and many more.
More information about ACWWA can be found at www.ACWWA.com
The Wastewater Operator will work at ACWWA’s Lone Tree Creek Water Reuse Facility (LTCWRF). The LTCWRF is a regional wastewater treatment facility that is located adjacent to the Cherry Creek Reservoir, a major recreational resource for the Denver region. Treatment processes at the facility include preliminary treatment, biological nutrient removal, advanced wastewater treatment, waste solids treatment, and biosolids dewatering. The LTCWRF protects the reservoir’s water quality for swimming, boating and fishing by meeting one of the most stringent phosphorous limits in the country. The facility also plays an important role in meeting ACWWA’s water resource needs by producing reclaimed water during the irrigation season.
JOB SUMMARY:
Plans, organizes, and directs multiple complex utilities projects with the Capital Improvements Program for the Water Department under the supervision of the Manager of Capital Improvements.

SUMMARY:
The Utility Water/Wastewater engineer will assist with the implementation of water and wastewater projects under the supervision of the Director of Engineering Services.
• Perform engineering duties on in-house projects of various sizes and types.
• Lead and/or assist with the management of the design, bidding, construction, and administration of projects associated with ACWWA’s water and wastewater infrastructure.
• Assist with programs such as asset management, regulatory compliance, and industrial pretreatment.
• Work with other departments to resolve operational and engineering issues.
• Coordinate with all departments as needed to successfully execute projects and to provide updates and reports to key stakeholders.
• Work with consulting engineers, contractors, and other agencies to facilitate the successful completion of projects.
• Assist in developing operational priorities, goals, and objectives.
• Asist with development of capital improvement projects and negotiating agreements.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with project team members.
• Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
• Experience with relevant local, state, and federal regulations and special districts organizations.
• Knowledge of current engineering design and construction principles and practices applicable to public utilities engineering projects
• Experience with water treatment, water distribution, wastewater treatment, and wastewater collection
• Experience with construction administration and observation.
• Experience with water and sewer system modeling software
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific, technical, and legal documents.
• Ability to respond to inquiries from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
• Ability to effectively present information to management, public groups, and boards of directors.
WORK ENVIRONMENT

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and fax machines.

The performance of this position may require exposure to construction areas which may require the use of personal protective equipment such as hard hat and safety glasses.

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Ad Title: Jet/CCTV Operations
Location: Henderson, CO
Post Date: 06/18/24
Contact: Cheryl Layton
City: Commerce City
State: CO
Zip: 80022
Phone (W): 7202060517
Email: clayton@sacwsd.org
Description:
South Adams County Water & Sanitation is dedicated to providing reliable, affordable, and sustainable water resources and services in order to protect public health, the environment, and quality of life. We are looking to fill a field position in our maintenance department for Jet / CCTV operations.
This position performs collections pipeline system tasks involving jet truck operations including:
• Sewer line jet cleaning and hydrovac operations
• Close circuit television sewer/collection system video inspection
• Routine collection line maintenance
• Troubleshoot line problems, issues and backups
• Assists with operation, inspection and maintenance at lift stations
• May assist with the operation of the potable and irrigation systems
• Responds to customer concerns
• Responds to emergency situations and participates in the on-call rotation schedule



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Ad Title: Wastewater Lab Technician
Location: City of Evans
Post Date: 06/18/24
Website: visit our website...
Description:
CITY OF EVANS
EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT



POSITION: WASTEWATER LAB TECHNICIAN

DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES

REQUISITION: 1587

STATUS: FULL-TIME/NON-EXEMPT

SALARY RANGE: $32.21-$45.09/HR

HIRING RANGE: $32.21-$38.65/HR, DOQ

WORK SCHEDULE: MONDAY-FRIDAY- 7:00 A.M-3:30 P.M.

OPENING DATE: TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2024

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY JULY 5, 2024



SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled technical laboratory work assignments associated with the operation of the wastewater treatment plants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

Collects samples of wastewater influent and effluent for testing. Performs laboratory tests required of a Class A treatment plant. Documents readings and results.
Collects samples and performs process control testing relative to a Biological Nutrient Removal Activated Sludge treatment process.
Performs technical laboratory work including chemical, physical and bacteriological analysis on wastewater. Provides microbiological analysis and filament identification for bulking, foaming and other treatment problems. Performs photomicroscopy and evaluates images of microorganisms in wastewater and plant conditions. Troubleshoots, identifies problems, and recommends actions to remedy wastewater treatment problems.
Conducts standard and specialized chemical and bacteriological examinations on regular and special samples, including complete preparation and quality control. Assists with annual QA/QC testing for the Environmental Protection Agency.
Monitors and calibrates a variety of instruments including inflow and discharge meters.
Assists Wastewater Superintendent in achieving and maintaining Health Department parameters. Maintains knowledge of federal and state laws, local statutes, ordinances, standards, and procedures related to wastewater plant operations
Compiles and enters technical data in database. Produces results using spreadsheets and graphs; interprets data and provides analysis in report form. Creates and analyzes reports; maintains technical records; prepares and presents compliance reports to Wastewater Superintendent as required.
Recommends laboratory policies and procedures. Updates and maintains the procedure manual. Trains other staff on laboratory processes and procedures.
Orders, receives, stocks, and distributes supplies and equipment for laboratory.
Troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs laboratory equipment.
Attends and participates in association meetings.
Performs research on new methods and advances in wastewater treatment through a variety of technical sources.
Assists with wastewater treatment plant and collection system maintenance with cross-training as needed.
Responds to questions and concerns from the general public; provides information and resolves complaints as necessary
Serves on-call as required; responds to emergencies and performs after-hours work. May be required to work overtime.
QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED; college level courses in chemistry, microbiology, mathematics, or environmental health; one year of wastewater laboratory experience. Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field from an accredited college or university preferred. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of the practices, principles and methods used in complex chemical, bacteriological and physical analyses of wastewater.
Knowledge of wastewater treatment methods, procedures, operations, and systems.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to wastewater.
Knowledge of proper sampling techniques.
Knowledge of applicable safety procedures, including laboratory and confined space.
Skill in conducting technical and complex microbiological tests and calculating the results.
Skill in analyzing and evaluating information accurately, and in expressing ideas clearly, when
providing oral or written reports and recommendations.
Skill in the use of laboratory equipment such as a microscope, digital photo microscopy and spectrophotometer.
Skill in the safe and lawful operation of a motor vehicle.
Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports.
Ability to investigate, analyze, evaluate, and resolve operational, procedural, and personnel problems.
Ability to interpret technical manuals and instructions and to apply general instructions or concepts.
Ability to interpret and implement policies, resolutions, ordinances, rules, and regulations.
Ability to adapt to changes in priorities and meet changing deadlines.
Ability to read locator maps and blueprints.
Ability to use standard office equipment, digital camera, computer equipment and software including word processing, database management, spreadsheet applications and electronic mail.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions with minimal immediate supervision.
Ability to listen well and communicate effectively verbally and in writing with various audiences.
Ability to consistently exercise discretion, independent judgment and decision making.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors, vendors, other agencies, and the general public.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:

State of Colorado Class B Wastewater Operator’s License within one year of employment. State of

Colorado Class A Wastewater Operator’s License is preferred.

Colorado Driver’s License. Colorado Class B CDL Driver’s License is preferred.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, turn, grasp, walk, talk, hear, see, perform repetitive movements, demonstrate manual dexterity, and perform light lifting. The position requires both near and far vision for operating assigned equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is also required to bend, crouch, climb and perform lifting, carrying, and pushing/pulling tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 117 pounds.

Work Environment:

The employee is required to work indoors in an office setting and outdoors as needed. The employee is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The employee works in outside weather conditions, near moving mechanical parts. Materials and chemicals may expose the employee to fumes, dust and air contaminants. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions, vibration, street traffic unlevel and slippery surfaces and confined spaces. The nature of the work also requires the incumbent to occasionally climb ladders, use noise producing tools and equipment, and work in heavy vehicle traffic conditions. The noise fluctuates from quiet to very loud at times.

The City of Evans conducts pre-employment physical exams, drug testing, and background investigations as a condition of employment. A positive drug screen test for marijuana will disqualify a candidate from being considered for employment, regardless of whether the use is recreational or medical (red card).

Apply online at www.evanscolorado.gov City of Evans, Human Resources, 1100 37th Street, Evans, CO 80620.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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Ad Title: Water Systems Operator
Location: Colorado Springs
Post Date: 06/18/24
Contact: Carmen Slagle
City: Colorado Springs
State: CO
Zip: 80925
Phone (W): 7193907111
Email: carmen@wwsdonline.com
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Description:
Water Systems Operator
Primary Job Responsibilities:
• Engages in the daily operation and maintenance of the water system including but not limited to production, treatment and storage facilities, and delivery of water in the District.
• Participates in repair and maintenance of water facilities including grounds, plants, wells, pump stations, storage tanks, valves, hydrants, pressure regulating stations, and related equipment.
• Interprets and implements laboratory, mechanical, and operational data.
• Collects and analyzes water samples taken throughout the distribution system by performing standard chemical and physical examinations.
• This position is on-call on a rotating basis.
Requirements:
• High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
• Possess a valid Colorado driver\'s license preferably a CDL Class “A” preferred
• Minimum of one year of industry experience (preferred)
• Must possess a minimum of a Colorado Water Operator \"D\" certification or Class 1 Distribution certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment, or a maximum of a Water Operator “A” certification or Class 4 Distribution certification
• When on-call you must have the ability to respond to calls within 30 minutes
• The District will consider entry level trainee applicants.
Attractive Benefits Package:
• Employee and Family medical coverage (HDHP 100% premium paid plus HSA contributions)
OR Employee and Family medical coverage (PPO 80% premium paid)
• 100% premium paid - Employee and family dental and vision coverage
• Life Insurance, Dependent Life, Long Term and Short-Term Disability insurance
• 401(a) Retirement pension after 90 days (5% employer match; fully vested after 12 mo. of contributions)
• 457 Plan Before & After-Tax Options after 90 days (3% match of employee contribution; fully vested after 12 months of contributions)
• 9 paid holidays (On-call duties may require work during holidays with pay)
• 2 Additional Personal Holidays (after 6 months)
• Paid Vacation and Sick (begin accrual upon start)
• Safety gear, including annual work boot allowance
• Uniforms provided
• Company vehicle for duty requirements
• Career development, paid training, and professional certification costs
• On-Call Duty Pay
o a full calendar week (5-7 days) is compensated at 10 hours straight time pay/week.
o a less than full calendar week (4 days or less) is compensated at 5 hours straight time pay/week.
• Increase of 5% for each higher level of certification obtained. An incentive of a $.50 per hour raise is given for each additional license obtained.
• Merit Increases of up to 5%.

Hiring Range:
Widefield Water & Sanitation District has five levels of Operators. Pay ranges depend on certifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Pay range and title depend on certifications and experience. The starting range depends on qualifications.
• Water Systems Operator Trainee $20.30 - $27.87/hr.
• Water Systems Operator 1/D: $22.34 - $30.66/hr.
• Water Systems Operator 2/C: $24.58 - $33.73/hr.
• Water Systems Operator 3/B: $27.04 - $37.10/hr.
• Water Systems Operator 4/A: $29.85 - $41.15/hr.

Eligibility for a signing bonus:
The successful candidate could be eligible for a hiring bonus of up to $5000. An initial $2500 payable upon the WWSD’s first regular payroll date following the start date and subject to all applicable tax reporting and withholding requirements. Once the successful candidate has completed the 90-day introductory period, they could be eligible for an additional $2500.
Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening, which includes, but is not limited to a criminal background check, drug screen, and physical.
If you desire to work for a utility that recognizes and appreciates your contributions, apply by visiting our website at www.wwsdonline.com. Full job descriptions are available to be viewed at the website. Submit a resume with the online application for consideration. Resumes without a completed online application will not be considered.
Submit your documents to Carmen Slagle, Senior HR Generalist, at carmen@wwsdonline.com or by fax to 719-390-1409.
**If no date is displayed, applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis; however, this job posting may close at any time after a minimum of 5 days of being posted.
Widefield Water and Sanitation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Ad Title: Plant Operator Cert A-D (Water Treatment)
Location: City of Boulder, Betasso and Boulder Reservoir WTP
Post Date: 06/14/24
Contact: Randy Bass
City: Boulder
State: CO
Zip: 80302
Phone (W): 3034137420
Email: pwwateropsupers@bouldercolorado.gov
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Description:
Overview of Role

Daily operation of multiple water treatment facilities actively monitors and operates drinking water treatment systems; performs routine maintenance and minor repairs of plant equipment; directs the distribution of treated water through a system of pipes, valves, and reservoirs; performs appropriate monitoring; operates and controls hydroelectric facilities; and performs related duties as required.

Work Schedule: Full-time (average 42 hrs/week), working 48 hours (four 12-hour shifts) one week and 36 hours (three 12-hour shifts) the following in each two-week pay period. Shift hours are 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM, rotating between day and night shifts on a 12-week cycle. The position requires working nights, weekends, and holidays.

Location: Water treatment plants - both Betasso WTP and Boulder Reservoir WTP (63rd)

The starting hourly pay range for these positions are, commensurate with experience:
• Certification D - $23.79 - $29.07 hourly (full pay range is $20.33 – $32.54)
• Certification C - $26.17- $31.99 hourly (full pay range is $22.37 – $35.79)
• Certification B - $28.79 - $35.19 hourly (full pay range is $24.61 – $39.37)
• Certification A - $31.70 - $38.74 hourly (full pay range is $27.09 – $43.35)

The City of Boulder supports employee growth and development and will pay for our staff to train, gain required experience and take certification exams to progress on the plant operator career ladder!


PROFESSIONAL AND ETHICAL COMPETENCIES:

As a member of the Water Treatment Operations Team, supports the efforts of a several work groups within the larger customer service-oriented Utilities group and provides support in a collaborative manner to foster teamwork and coordination within and across the Water Treatment, Water Resources, and Water Quality teams.

Organized – Proactively and effectively plans and executes daily work in a timely fashion and follows-through to meet deadlines associated with the City’s water-related needs.
Technically proficient – Highly-skilled and proficient at troubleshooting, performing system analyses, and generating reports using a variety of computational tools, diagnostic equipment, and unique enterprise software.
Strong communicator – Distills highly technical information to provide written and verbal updates in both technical and lay terms, and consistently communicates system status & updates with all staff.
Supportive teammate – Is kind, supportive, and professional in working with others; recognizes the importance of collaboration and strives to build lasting relationships with other city employees and community members; is socially perceptive, modeling consideration and tact while maintaining focus on tasks at hand; comfortable working through conflict and differences of opinion; willingly partners with and supports all Water Treatment, Water Resources, Water Quality, and other staff to evaluate system needs and provides innovative solutions with a positive attitude; committed to ensuring wider Utilities team success.
Flexible, innovative, and engaged – Quickly adapts to changing circumstances and priorities to identify and suggest creative resolutions to unique problems. Driven to perpetually improve all facets of system performance.
Strongly aligns with City’s Vision and Values: customer service, respect, integrity, collaboration, and innovation.

EXAMPLE DUTIES:

1. Operates the facilities and associated processes in accordance with state and federal water quality regulations; obtains and maintains Colorado Class A Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification within five years of hire and updates job knowledge, as necessary.

2. Controls and monitors mechanical and chemical water treatment processes and distribution of the treated water throughout the treated water system:
• Regulates and/or adjusts raw water sources, treatment processes, residuals recovery, pumps, and valves to control liquid stream and solids treatment processes.
• Utilizes supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) instrumentation and direct observation to continuously monitor and interpret data transmitted from local and remote equipment locations. Uses data, facility schematics, and O&M manuals to identify, locate, and resolve treatment issues.
• Plans for, practices, and responds to emergencies including but not limited to power outages, chemical spills, and equipment failures; provides first response troubleshooting of equipment and process in emergencies.
• Performs routine laboratory analyses and appropriately adjusts treatment processes based on laboratory results and direct observations.
• Orders, loads, unloads, and regulates treatment chemicals and supplies.
• Assists maintenance staff in maintenance/operations activities, as needed.
• Performs troubleshooting of treatment process, equipment problems, and prepares equipment for repair work
• Assists in maintaining facilities, including cleaning and upkeep of buildings, equipment, and grounds.

3. Operates treatment and distribution systems on assigned shifts.
• Controls multi-zoned high-pressure water distribution system using pumps, valves, and hydroelectric generators; operates raw and treated water hydroelectric power stations (nine) with pressures ranging from 100 to 800 PSI.
• Ensures adequate shift coverage for 24-hour operation, covers shifts as necessary, and calls to find coverage.
• Effectively communicates operational information across shifts and to management team.

4. Maintains logs and records of plant data, including entering and retrieving data on a PC and reviewing, updating, and ensuring completion of logs by the end of the shift. Analyzes data utilizing trending and statistical tools.

5. Serves on group committees such as safety, emergency response, design review, and treatment optimization studies. May take the lead role on committees and projects and develop appropriate reports and summaries, as requested.

6. Assists with the development of the annual operations work plan; assists in formulating and updating standard facility and process operating procedures including development and implementation of safety-related procedures and programs.

7. Attends to conditions and events occurring at the water treatment facility indicating anticipated or needed maintenance and repair; performs troubleshooting of plant processes to improve overall treatment quality.

8. Maintains a clean and safe work environment, including monitoring work in progress to pinpoint hazards.

9. Requirement to work variable rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

10. Remains alert to security of treatment plants and distribution and hydroelectric facilities.

11. Serves as after-hours contact for water-related problems and citizen concerns; appropriately responds to citizen concerns and inquiries and initiates call-out procedure, when necessary; may provide facility tours.

12. Trains, directs, and reviews the work of other operation staff, including lower-level-certified operators and operator trainees.

13. Other:
• Performs related duties as required to meet the needs of the city.
• Takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances, and acts accordingly to prevent accidents.
• Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies, and procedures. Reports all accidents and damage to city property.
• Responsible for knowing and complying with all city and department policies; participating in professional trainings and development; and adhering to attendance and workplace attire policies


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Ad Title: One Water Executive Director
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
Post Date: 06/12/24
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Description:
The One Water Executive Director provides strategic leadership to all water-based utilities. Through a One Water philosophy, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall operational results, strategy, and budgeting for water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities. This position reports to the Deputy City Manager and serves on the City’s executive team, functioning as a strategic advisor and ensuring alignment with City leadership, other service areas, internal stakeholders, and community partners.

The One Water Executive Director develops and administers forward-thinking short-term and long-range plans, policies, and procedures that align with the City\'s mission, vision, and values. The Executive Director provides executive oversight for Water Production, Water Resources, Water Quality Services, Wastewater and Biosolids, and Environmental Regulatory Affairs. They provide direct leadership to the Senior Director of Integrated Water Sciences and Planning, Senior Director of Integrated Water Operations, Director of Capital Projects and Civil Engineering, Halligan Project Manager, and Business Support Specialist. This position also supports the City’s digital transformation efforts to enhance efficiencies and revolutionize both workforce and customer experiences.

The One Water Executive Director is energized by the opportunity to be an influential leader in shaping Fort Collins’ One Water future. The Executive Director partners with City leaders and water utility leadership to align people, resources, and programs to better position the water utilities to deliver on their key strategic outcomes. The successful candidate understands resilient water resources and healthy watersheds depend on complex systems and a diverse network of relationships and regional partners. They further recognize that the water utility of the future must incorporate a One Water approach to deliver equitable solutions to meet the future challenges of water scarcity, quality, and affordability.

A known water leader in the Western United States, the One Water Executive Director maintains an understanding of water, wastewater, and stormwater issues affecting Northern Colorado and leverages that knowledge to drive decisions. A person of exceptional character, the Executive Director offers confidence grounded in experience to make balanced decisions for the best outcomes. The successful candidate effectively builds and maintains relationships with leaders in other departments and supports collaborative partnerships between water utility employees and staff in other departments. The One Water Executive Director is a highly effective communicator, provides transparency in interactions, and works to ensure routine communications across the water utility and throughout the citywide organization. With strong emotional intelligence, the ideal candidate is a highly effective leader known for building high-performing teams and empowering employees.
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Ad Title: Water System SCADA & Plant Maintenance Superintendent
Location: 183 Kellog Court, Castle Rock, CO 80109
Post Date: 06/10/24
City: Castle Rock
State: CO
Zip: 80104
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Description:
Anticipated Hiring Range: $107,265.60 - $125,153.60 Annually, DOQ/E

The Town of Castle Rock’s future and the quality of that depend on the choices we make today. Do you want to be part of a team that make decisions that work now while preserving and protecting Castle Rock’s identity and quality of life for the future? We value teamwork, cooperation, and quality communication.  We strive to provide exceptional public service to our customers and encourage creativity and innovation. We welcome all that share those values to apply.


Working for the Town of Castle Rock includes:
The opportunity to make a difference in our community 
Career Advancement Programs
Employee well-being program
Competitive total compensation with an excellent benefits package
Free membership to the MAC or Recreation Center
Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness eligible employer 




About Castle Rock Water:
You can’t live without water, and Castle Rock Water can’t function without great employees. We’re on the lookout for talented individuals who are seeking a place to be valued and make a difference.
 
Castle Rock Water provides drinking water, sanitary sewer, and storm drainage systems for the Town of Castle Rock’s more than 80,000 residents and businesses. The Town is one of the fastest-growing and most sought-after communities in Colorado and it’s consistently ranked among the best and safest places to live in the State.
 
Castle Rock Water is a national leader in the water industry, recently expanding its infrastructure to accommodate reuse water, implementing progressive conservation measures and implementing legacy stormwater projects. Whether managing water treatment at the award-winning plant, maintaining the $730 million in infrastructure, or ensuring and protecting long-term water, Castle Rock Water has many opportunities available to learn and grow with the organization.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages and supervises professional and technical staff.  Supervisory duties include coaching, mentoring, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; monitoring performance standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel and resources and ensuring work is completed promptly; and recommending employee hires, transfers, promotions, terminations, and salary increases as appropriate.
Oversees and approves SCADA and Facility Maintenance policies and procedures.
Develops and justifies maintenance budgets. Recommends expenditures and makes necessary adjustments. Oversees budgets for maintenance of water and wastewater facilities and SCADA equipment.
Ensures records are properly completed, submitted, and maintained for required state and federal compliance, local agencies, and Town policies. Conducts research and presents findings.
Ensures regular facility inspections. Follows recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Develops additional maintenance schedules and implements them as needed. 
Maintains oversight of service and maintenance contracts for adherence to specifications and completeness.
Prepares reports and maintains records of operation and performance as required by federal, state, or local regulatory agencies. Establishes and maintains appropriate maintenance procedures and processes, tests, and analyses.  
Serves as project manager or team lead responsible for design, implementation, and maintenance of SCADA systems, associated communications and security systems, water facilities, and wastewater facilities.
Establishes standards and protocols for asset management for chemical and electrical optimization and equipment evaluation programs.
Analyzes and reviews readings, laboratory tests, and history of sites and causes of malfunctions. Recommends adjustments to processes as appropriate. 
Serves on design development and review teams, representing all SCADA operations and Facility Maintenance aspects of proposed new infrastructure procurement.
Coordinates with contractors and Town employees on SCADA and Facility Maintenance for water and wastewater related projects.
Oversees rehabilitation projects regarding water and wastewater facilities. Maintains oversight of electrical and mechanical problems ensuring reliable delivery of water and transportation of wastewater.
Oversees and approves work standards, safety procedures, and preventive maintenance programs in SCADA and Facility Maintenance.
Analyzes SCADA data for equipment operation and recommends appropriate operational changes.
Ensures the reliability of the SCADA system, wireless network, and communications systems in providing control and data accurately.
Oversees software development and implementation related to the SCADA network. This includes the management of SCADA programming and revisions, backup, and security strategies.
Responds to after-hours calls for service including for the SCADA system and water and wastewater facility related emergencies.
Review drawings to repair or upgrade equipment and advise on capital improvement projects.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:   
Ability to supervise and direct the work of others.
Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships.
Ability to translate verbal communication into effective written material, e.g., reports and other documents, such as reports or explanations to operators, engineers, contractors, developers, and builders.
Ability to understand codes, details, laws, regulations, procedures, and policies and appropriately apply them to situations.
Considerable knowledge of federal and state drinking water regulations to ensure compliance.
Knowledge and ability to apply relevant American Water Works Association (AWWA) standards.
Knowledge of pump design and hydraulic controls, including design, troubleshooting, repair, and systems related to wells and aquifers.
Ability to understand and interpret the National Electrical Code, the International Plumbing Code, OSHA Rules and Regulations, electrical and plumbing diagrams, architectural drawings, and water and sewer maps.
Knowledge of engineering and legal terminology.
Knowledge of advanced computer programs.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical skills in calculating formulas for analyzing operational efficiency, equipment selections, electrical installations, troubleshooting, calibrating meters, and construction and design of facilities.
Ability to research and evaluate equipment, tools, and products and provide recommendations for equipment purchases, replacement, or repair.
Knowledge of SCADA, water treatment, wastewater collection and water distribution systems, procedures and instruments, equipment, pumps, and motors.
Knowledge of SCADA network, communications, and security systems.
Ability to explain complex technical information understandably to customers, staff, and other stakeholders.
Experienced in the safe use of mechanical hand tools to maintain and make repairs on varieties of electro/mechanical devices used at water treatment plants, pump stations, storage tanks, wells, and lift stations.

 

Physical Demands:
Sedentary work for long periods of time
Occasional physical work lifting no more than 10 pounds 
Occasional lifting, carrying, walking and standing
Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stop, kneel, crouch or crawl
Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate personal computer and office equipment
Vision for reading, recording and interpreting information
Speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens 

Work Environment: 
Works primarily in a clean, comfortable environment
This position will conduct on-site project evaluations and attend out of office meetings

Equipment Used: 
Uses standard office equipment including a personal computer system
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.

 

Must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and driving record check prior to commencing employment.
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Ad Title: Backflow Specialist
Location: Commerce City, CO
Post Date: 06/10/24
Contact: Cheryl Layton
City: Commerce City
State: CO
Zip: 80022
Phone (W): 7202060517
Email: clayton@sacwsd.org
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Description:
South Adams County Water & Sanitation is dedicated to providing reliable, affordable, and sustainable water resources and services in order to protect public health, the environment, and quality of life. We are seeking a Backflow Specialist to join our team.

This position visits the District’s industrial users and gathers field information necessary for the implementation and compliance of the Backflow Program including:

• Commercial facility inspections–physical site visit, survey completion, and may perform tests
• Completes inspection reports
• Ensures commercial industries are compliant with backflow devices/testing
• Performs testing on District backflow devices
• Updates and maintains program databases, maintains notes and correspondence
• Prepare and issue letters of violation and corrective correspondence
• Provide follow up to customers in accordance with guidelines
• Coordinates with development review regarding tapping approvals for backflow devices


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Ad Title: Treatment Plant Program Manager (Boulder WRRF)
Location: Boulder Water Resource Recovery Facility
Post Date: 06/06/24
Contact: Cole Sigmon
City: Boulder
State: CO
Zip: 80301
Email: SigmonC@bouldercolorado.gov
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Description:
Under limited supervision, manage annual programs and special projects in support of the Wastewater Treatment workgroup essential to the operations and maintenance of the Boulder Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) and Boulder Lift Station. Manage the major rehabilitation program, serve as Project Manager for minor capital projects, lead major procurement efforts for the workgroup, and foster the workgroup’s progress on Wastewater Treatment programs and Work Plan priorities, including managing the electronic O&M manual and other electronic records and resources. Assist manager to track and complete regulatory compliance reporting and renewable natural gas revenue generation and accounting.
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Ad Title: Industrial Pretreatment Administrator
Location: South Platte Renew in Englewood, CO
Post Date: 06/06/24
City: Englewood
State: CO
Zip: 80110
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Description:
Manages the SPR Industrial Pretreatment Program. This includes managing staff and programs to ensure commercial and industrial users achieve compliance with industrial pretreatment regulations. The administrator is responsible for oversight of administration of industrial user permits, sector control and area characterization efforts, and special studies and data collection efforts related to industrial pretreatment. Other duties include budgeting, local ordinance development, and initiation of necessary enforcement actions. The Administrator is also responsible for providing strategic direction to the program and developing and coaching pretreatment staff.

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Ad Title: Industrial Pretreatment Specialist II
Location: South Platte Renew - Englewood, CO
Post Date: 06/06/24
City: Englewood
State: CO
Zip: 80110
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Description:
The Industrial Pretreatment Specialist II regulates wastewater discharges from industrial and commercial users in the South Platte Renew service area. The Specialist II performs professional and technical work in the enforcement, documentation, and compliance. The Specialist II develops and enforces pretreatment permits, establishes compliance schedules, conducts sampling and inspections, and evaluates reporting requirements for industrial users. Effective communication with customers, regulators, and SPR staff is also important to this position.

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Ad Title: Wastewater Operator
Location: Colorado Springs
Post Date: 06/04/24
Contact: Carmen Slagle
City: Colorado Springs
State: CO
Zip: 80925
Phone (W): 7193907111
Email: carmen@wwsdonline.com
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Description:
Primary Job Responsibilities:
-Engages in the daily operation and maintenance of secondary wastewater treatment facilities and collection system including but not limited to treatment, changing chemical containers, dewaters sludge, delivers needed materials, and performs general plant maintenance and housekeeping including buildings and grounds.
-Participates in operating, repair and maintenance of pumps, motors, sludge equipment and other related equipment.
-Cleans precipitates such as grit, solids, trash, and debris from sump, catch basin and grit chamber. Opens and closes gates and valves according to process demands or needs.
-Collects samples and conducts wastewater laboratory tests.
-This position is on-call on a rotating basis a minimum of one week per month.


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Ad Title: Wastewater Plant Operator, $3000 hiring bonus for Licensed Operators
Location: Eagle, CO, United States
Post Date: 05/30/24
Contact: Lynette Horan
City: Eagle
State: CO
Zip: 81631
Phone (W): 9703286354
Email: lynette.horan@townofeagle.org
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Description:
Job Summary: The Wastewater Operator is an integral part of the operations and maintenance of the treatment facility and is responsible for the effective treatment of water before it is returned to the Eagle River. Wastewater operators operate valves, motors, performs water quality sampling and analysis, and performs light troubleshooting of mechanical equipment. The operator is primarily assigned tasks for the wastewater plant and seasonal collection system work. The individual performs extensive field work and manual maintenance work in the operations of the wastewater system including heavy physical, manual administrative and skilled work. Working as a part of a small integrated water and wastewater utility team, operators may have the opportunity to accrue both water and wastewater experience as workload, background experience, and training allows. This position may also perform a variety of routine and special activities for maintenance within the Public Works Department as conditions warrant.

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Ad Title: Field Technician
Location: Centennial, CO
Post Date: 05/28/24
Contact: Daniela Soare
City: Centennial
State: CO
Zip: 80111
Phone (W): 7206451419
Email: HR@acwwa.com
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Description:

Are you looking for a fascinating and unique job opportunity? Do you want to help make a difference in helping to serve our community?
Check out this great position in the Field department at Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority.
Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority (ACWWA, pronounced Aqua) provides the drinking water and wastewater services to the people living and working within its service area. The service area is comprised of about 3,500 residences and businesses located primarily in Arapahoe and northern Douglas Counties.

ACWWA offers excellent benefits that include a pension plan with 5% match, Health, Vision and Dental coverage, Life insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave.

Qualified candidates can apply by visiting our career page:
https://acwwa.com/2206/Career-Opportunities
Why Work for ACWWA?
ACWWA is a dynamic and positive place to work with passionate employees. ACWWA provides excellent benefits including a
• 100% employer paid health insurance, dental, vision,
• HRA contributions,
• 11 paid holidays,
• 3% employer contributions to employee retirement plus up to 5% matching retirement contribution program,
• wellness reimbursement,
• volunteer time off,
• vacation,
• sick time,
• short term disability and many more.
More information about ACWWA can be found at www.ACWWA.com

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. The Field Technician repairs water meters and performs meter reading of Authority’s water meters and performs CCTV of collection piping, manhole inspections, distribution valve exercising and fire hydrant repairs.
2. The field Technician performs maintenance on variety of equipment such as chlorine pumps, booster pumps, lift station pumps, check valves, diesel generators, and diesel pumps, valves, air vacs, and prv’s.
3. Collect water and wastewater samples for analysis in accordance with State standards and performs minor lab test such as PH and CL2, in accordance with State and ACWWA policy
4. The field Technician monitors and inspects ACWWA physical facilities; takes appropriate action in accordance with policy and procedures
5. Performs water treatment and lift stations rounds; well checks, lift stations checks, and routine flushing of the distribution system.
6. Performs minor vehicle maintenance.
7. The Field Technician responds to customer service issues and follows up according to ACWWA policy. Responds to emergency calls as necessary, attend required regulatory meetings and observes safe work practices.
8. Conducts a variety of administrative tasks such as maintaining logs and recording observations, ordering supplies and general clerical duties.
9. Provides regular inputs on team problems solving on treatment systems and use predictable maintenance tools.
10. Understating of the PLC SCADA HMI control for the Field Operations equipment.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of:
• Hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work
• Equipment, techniques, and procedures involved in the maintenance and repair of sewer systems and related facilities and equipment
• Related laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
• Operation and maintenance of wide variety of hand and power tools and equipment common to the field
• Hydraulic dynamics of water distribution system and wastewater collection system.
• Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work;
• Basic computerized record keeping applications
• Codes and regulations applicable to the work

Ability to:
• Be on-call on a rotational basis and work outside of regular work hours as necessary, including weekends and holidays
• Perform a variety of repair, and maintenance tasks
• Work under routine and emergency conditions, sometimes in severe weather
• Understand and follow instructions and directions
• Perform a wide variety of physically strenuous tasks
• Enter data into computer system
• Read, interpret, and understand blueprints and construction drawings
• Maintain records
• Maintain and repair equipment and tools;
• Able to work with hand tools
• Ascending or descending ladders
• Able to wear a mask/respirator.

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Ad Title: Drinking Water/ Irrigation Distribution Operator
Location: Brighton, CO
Post Date: 05/28/24
Contact: Michael Wolf
City: Brighton
State: CO
Zip: 80602
Phone (W): 3036370344
Email: mwolf@toddcreekvillage.org, ruran@toddcreekvillage
Description:
Under the direction of the Distribution System Manager and in compliance with all state and federal regulations, operates the distribution and water pumping systems. This position is a non-supervisory position and requires appropriate technical training to perform.
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Ad Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator - Clifton Sanitation District
Location: Clifton, Colorado
Post Date: 05/22/24
Contact: Brianna Rodriguez
City: Clifton
State: CO
Zip: 81520
Phone (W): 970-434-7422
Email: brodriguez@cliftonsanitation.com
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Description:
Clifton Sanitation District is seeking a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator to join their team and are seeking a highly motivated and outgoing individual. This full-time position performs a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and non-skilled technical duties in the operation and maintenance of the District’s 2.5 MGD Wastewater Treatment Plant. Excellent benefit package and opportunities for advancement.
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Ad Title: Wastewater Plant Operator A, B, C or D Depending on Certifications
Location: Louisville, CO
Post Date: 05/16/24
Contact: Penny Ford
City: Louisville
State: CO
Zip: 80027-1829
Phone (W): 3033354720
Email: pford@louisvilleco.gov
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Description:
The City of Louisville invites professional, motivated individuals to apply for our Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator position. The successful candidate will be hired at the level of their Wastewater license, (A/B/C/D or Wastewater Operator Trainee), and other qualifications. Wastewater Operators progress through a career ladder with increasing responsibilities and compensation as they obtain additional experience and Wastewater licenses.

Come work in our state of the art Wastewater Plant which completed construction of a BNR facility in 2017 and utilizes sophisticated Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems (SCADA) and LIMS platforms to monitor and modify plant processes.

The Wastewater Operator performs skilled work in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant. Work is performed independently within established guidelines and procedures. The incumbent is expected to make appropriate, routine changes to the operations of the plant. Assignments are received in either written or oral form, usually in daily or weekly schedules or special assignments. Work is evaluated by inspection, review of reports, conferences, by condition of facilities, adherence to standards, and efficiency of operations. Performs other task as required.

Depending on which certification the applicants has, the following is the range of pay described as the hiring range and the total range:
Hiring Range:
Operator A License: $59,592 - $70,033
Operator B License : $52,208 - $60,028
Operator C License : $48,339 - $55,598
Operator D License : $44761 - $51,480
Operator Trainee: $41,433 - $47,652

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Ad Title: Utility Worker/Utility Equipment Operator Multi-Level Posting
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 05/16/24
Contact: Reina A Torres Booker
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863279
Email: rtorresbooker@metrowaterrecovery.com
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Description:
4-day Workweek! (Monday through Thursday OR Tuesday through Friday)

Certification Incentives Available!

Certification Level Incentive
Colorado Collections Systems Operator Class IV** $4,000
Colorado Collections Systems Operator Class III** $1,500
Colorado Collections Systems Operator Class II** $500
Colorado Collections Systems Operator Class I* $500

Metro Water Recovery prioritizes the growth and development of our workforce. Our Utility Equipment Operators and Utility Workers, at every level, participate in Metro\'s Transmission Training Program. New hires undergo comprehensive training to ensure thorough understanding of collection system operations. Training includes on-the-job training with Collections staff, CDL school, and optional college courses in Water Quality Management. All training is paid for by Metro to support the success of trainees. The program\'s duration ranges from twelve to forty-eight months, tailored to individual trainees\' competencies. Furthermore, aside from Certification Incentives, we offer enticing Reclassification Opportunities, enabling career advancement for our Utility Equipment Operators and Utility Workers.


This position will be filled at one of the following levels depending upon the candidate\'s qualifications:

Utility Worker II ($26.62 - $36.03 Hourly)
Performs a variety of semi-skilled duties related to the operation and maintenance of Metro’s interceptor system and wastewater treatment facilities. Works under the direction of a Transmission Supervisor.

Utility Equipment Operator II ($28.25 - $39.41 Hourly)
Performs a variety of semi-skilled duties related to the operation and maintenance of Metro’s interceptor system and wastewater treatment facilities. Works under the direction of a Transmission Supervisor.

Utility Worker III ($28.25 - $39.41 Hourly)
Independently performs skilled work in the operation, maintenance, and inspection of the interceptor sewer system and treatments facilities. Works under the direction of a Transmission Supervisor.

Utility Equipment Operator III ($30.51 - $42.56 Hourly)
Independently performs skilled work in the operation, maintenance, and inspection of the interceptor sewer system and treatments facilities. Works under the direction of a Transmission Supervisor.

Utility Worker IV ($30.51 - $42.56 Hourly)
Performs skilled work in the operation, maintenance, and inspection of the interceptor sewer system and wastewater treatment facilities. Exercises independent judgement on work sites when a supervisor is not present. Provides direction and training to Utility Workers and may direct the work of lower classifications. Works under the direction of a Transmissions Supervisor.

Utility Equipment Operator IV ($32.95 - $45.97 Hourly)
Performs skilled work in the operation, maintenance, and inspection of the interceptor sewer system and wastewater treatment facilities. Exercises independent judgement on work sites when a supervisor is not present. Provides direction and training to Utility Equipment Operators and may direct the work of lower classifications. Works under the direction of a Transmissions Supervisor.

Utility Worker V ($32.95 - $45.97 Hourly)
Performs senior-level activities in the operation, maintenance, and inspection of the interceptor sewer system and treatments facilities, which ranges from 8-in. to 90-in. sewer mains over a 750 square mile service area and provides technical support to the Transmission Operations Manager. Works under the direction of a Transmission Operations Manager. Provides direction and training for Utility Workers. Provide functional leadership in the absence of a Transmission Operations Manager.

Utility Equipment Operator V ($35.58 - $49.65 Hourly)
Performs senior-level activities in the operation, maintenance, and inspection of the interceptor sewer system and treatments facilities, which ranges from 8-in. to 90-in. sewer mains over a 750 square mile service area and provides technical support to the Transmission Operations Manager. Works under the direction of a Transmission Operations Manager. Provides direction and training for Utility Equipment Operators. Provide functional leadership in the absence of a Transmission Operations Manager.

*One-time incentive

**Hiring Bonus and Recurring Annual Incentive



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Ad Title: Wastewater Treatment Intern
Location: Louisville, Colorado
Post Date: 05/15/24
Contact: Penny J Ford
City: City of Louisville
State: CO
Zip: 80027
Phone (W): 7207935786
Email: pford@louisvilleco.gov
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Description:
The City of Louisville is now accepting applications for a Wastewater Intern. This position will work within our Public Works Department and support the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Under supervision of the Wastewater Superintendent and/or plant operator, performs entry level work in the operation and minor maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility. Work involves on-the-job training in the duties of a wastewater treatment plant operator with the intent of increasing familiarization with the operations, terminology, and requirements of this career. The supervisor will provide training, coaching, and instruction about procedures and standards to be followed. Feedback will be provided during 6 month internship to note progress.

This internship will be offered at 40 hours per week starting June 10, 2024 and ending December 6, 2024.

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Ad Title: Engineer
Location: Aurora, Colorado
Post Date: 05/15/24
Contact: Kelly Greene
City: Aurora
State: CO
Zip: 80016
Phone (W): 720-207-1919
Email: kgreene@eccv.org
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Description:
East Cherry Creek Valley Water and Sanitation District (ECCV) has been sustaining our community by providing safe and reliable water since 1962. Sourced from the South Platte River and non-tributary aquifers, ECCV distributes water to approximately 65,000 customers in the eastern portions of the City of Centennial and unincorporated Arapahoe County. As the area has grown into a thriving district of homes, schools, and businesses, ECCV has been there, providing the water the community needs with excellence and efficiency.

At ECCV, our commitment begins with our people. Through cooperation, openness, and respect, our teams and departments collaborate to realize our shared mission of providing safe, reliable water to our community. At ECCV, we prioritize trust, teamwork, and communication. We encourage and support our employees by offering flexible schedules, including up to 3 days remote work after 6 months employment and an excellent benefits package that includes:

- Employer fully funded 401(a) Pension Plan and Health Reimbursement Plan, with 100% vesting immediately.
- Outstanding group insurance plans and options offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-Term and Long-Term - -Disability Insurance, with two Employee Assistance Plans (EAPs). Various plans and elections will have little to no premium cost to employees.
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual and nine paid holidays annually.
- Other benefits include Tuition Assistance, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Wellness Reimbursements,
Flexible ---Spending Accounts, and supplemental insurances such as Colonial, Legal Shield, and Pet Insurance

The Engineer is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the planning, design approval, and construction of developer projects within the District and over the Northern Waterline. The Engineer also supports the District\'s water, wastewater, and storm water capital improvement and asset management projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

- Plans, reviews, develops, and coordinates the design and construction of both capital and development projects from conception to completion.
- Reviews engineering reports, cost estimates, contract documents, specifications, permits, grants, technical memos and - construction administration documents for water, wastewater and storm water projects.
- Coordinates the review and approval process with developers and their project staff, ECCV consultants and staff, legal counsel, and other governmental agencies.
- Advises prospective developers on ECCV rules, regulations and disseminates information required for development within the District.
- Advises developers on ECCV requirements of protection over the Northern Waterline.
- Coordinates with staff, consultants, and legal counsel to develop and review easements & land title documents necessary for ECCV assets management such as Utility Easements, License Agreements, Conveyance & Acceptance, - Intergovernmental Agreements, and Overlap Consent Agreements.
- Develops internal procedures and technical specifications for commercial & residential development within ECCV.
- Works collaboratively with all departments to ensure the delivery of projects follows proper administrative and operations protocols.
- Performs walk-through inspections for probationary and final acceptance of developer-built infrastructure.
- Leads quarterly Development Review Taskforce meetings, which includes project updates and review of project status.
- Prepares Agenda Memos for projects, easements, and other items for submission in the District\'s Board packet.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

- Knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering; methods and techniques used in the design and construction of public improvements; applicable laws and regulatory codes relevant to design and construction.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as specifications, rules and regulations, and procedure manuals; interpret and use information from blueprints, technical documentation, shop drawings, and manufacturer\'s manuals.
- Aptitude to work independently as well as effectively communicate with supervisors, co-workers, vendors, consultants, contractors, industry personnel and the general public. This includes providing accurate and timely oral reports and working with many individuals from diverse backgrounds and points of view as part of a project team.
- Competency to research and access information from various sources including Geographic Information System software; compile, analyze and interpret numerous facts and details to solve problems; design and develop spreadsheets of basic difficulty and write routine reports.
- Demonstrate with all interactions, a high level of quality customer service; a positive and professional demeanor; the ability to exercise sensitivity; the ability to handle stressful situations in a diplomatic and tactful manner.
- Ability to accurately compile, analyze and interpret facts to troubleshoot; arrive at valid conclusions and make logical decisions to solve problems; exercise sound judgment in making decisions involving processes and equipment.
- Demonstrate attention to detail, critical and analytical thinking, and problem-solving

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Ad Title: Water Treatment Intern
Location: Louisville, Colorado
Post Date: 05/15/24
Contact: Penny J Ford
City: City of Louisville
State: CO
Zip: 80027
Phone (W): 7207935786
Email: pford@louisvilleco.gov
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Description:
The City of Louisville is seeking applicants for the seasonal Water Treatment Plant Internship. Under supervision of the Water Treatment Plant Superintendent and/or plant operator, this role performs entry-level work in the operation and minor maintenance of a water treatment facility. Work involves on-the-job training in the duties of a water treatment plant operator with the aim of increasing familiarization with the operations, terminology, and requirements of this career. The supervisor will provide training, coaching, and instruction about operational procedures and standards. Feedback will be provided throughout the internship to note progress.

This seasonal intern position offers 40 hours per week with start on June 10, 2024 and end on December 6, 2024.

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Ad Title: Environmental Systems Operator
Location: Green River, WY
Post Date: 05/15/24
Contact: Cari Kragovich
City: Green River
State: WY
Zip: 82935
Phone (W): 307-872-6107
Email: ckragovich@grwyo.org
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Description:
DEFINITION
Under supervision, perform a variety of duties involved in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment process and collection system, storm water system, industrial pretreatment, and water distribution facilities and equipment.


SUPERVISION
Reports to the Environmental Systems Superintendent.
Exercises no supervision over other staff.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The following functions & duties are typical for this position. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address City needs and changing business practices.

Observe and adjust electrical control boards, meters, pumps, and related equipment; observe and record weather conditions; observe and record flow data; read and record gauge information; conduct visual inspections of working apparatus and grounds.

Operate, maintain, and adjust pumps, blowers, screening devices, valves, standby generators, electrical control devices, electronic pressure switches, air compressors, and testing equipment; perform repairs, adjustments, and major overhauls on equipment.

Draw samples for laboratory test and analysis; make chemical and bacteriological analysis of samples; perform quality assurance analysis; operate and maintain laboratory analytical equipment; keep current on changes to the standard methods and procedures.

Maintain and repair manholes and catch basins; clean, maintain, and repair sewer lines and storm lines; recommend lines for replacement.

Operate tele-inspection unit in underground utilities; operate light to heavy equipment including pickup truck, vacuum/jet truck unit, dump truck, loader, backhoe, skid loader, and forklift; clean, maintain, and make repairs to equipment.

Perform inspections of Public Works utility construction and repair; provide information to builders and contractors regarding requirements of specifications and plans.

Assist in administering the industrial pretreatment program and liquid waste management program; investigate chemical and hazardous waste spills which may have entered the wastewater collection system or the storm drainage system.

Perform custodial work in the cleaning of Environmental Systems Division equipment and facilities including main sanitary lines, sanitary and storm lift stations, treatment process equipment, office, and shop areas.

Tap water mains.

Assist in a variety of activities including: ensuring that meter appointments are kept and completed in a timely manner; irrigation meter installation and removal; delinquent accounts; water locates on main lines and service lines; curbstop maintenance; and valve maintenance.

Check operation of and perform maintenance as needed on valves and fire hydrants; check fire hydrants for proper drainage to prevent freezing.

Clear filled valve boxes; locate and record main, valve, and hydrant locations, sizes, and related information.

Turn water service on and off; maintain and repair water meters; perform water meter testing.

Install shoring in ditches excavated and barricades and other safety devices around work locations.

Update and correct system maps and records as errors are found.

Perform, oversee, and instruct subordinates on maintenance, repairs, and operations of all facilities, including pumping stations, water storage reservoirs, meters, fire hydrants, pressure reducing valves, and pump control valves.

Maintain liaison with Environmental Systems Superintendent and other operators and technical to ensure work performance and scheduling are adequate and that proper safety and regulatory standards are met.

Troubleshoot various problems within the water system including electrical, mechanical, and water hydraulics.

Assist in preparing specifications and bids for new equipment.

Perform and coordinate service, repair, and maintenance of mechanical, electrical, electronic, and telemetry systems.

Assist in ensuring that regulatory standards and schedules are met regarding regulatory agencies including EPA, DEQ, and OSHA.

Implement maintenance and preventive maintenance programs for pumping stations, pressure reducing valves, fire hydrants, waterlines, and water storage facilities.
Assist other departments in maintenance, repair, and construction, as assigned.

Handle complaints from citizens, business owners, and industrial sites.

Attend classes and training to gain new knowledge and to retain current certification.

Perform other related job duties as assigned.
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Ad Title: Technology & Innovation Project Coordinator
Location: 6450 York St, Denver CO
Post Date: 05/14/24
Contact: Renuka Hiralal
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863252
Email: rehiralal@metrowaterrecovery.com
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Description:
Why It is a Great Opportunity:
Join Metro Water Recoverys Technology & Innovation Department in a unique role that supports both the Instrument Solutions Division and the Wastewater Process Engineering Division. This position offers the chance for hands-on implementation of analytical field instruments and lab-scale and pilot-scale treatment systems. You will engage in the fabrication, troubleshooting, maintenance, and optimization of systems that support active operations and ongoing applied research. With competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, you’ll have the opportunity to grow professionally in a dynamic and supportive environment.

Why It is a Great Department:
The Technology & Innovation Department is a collaborative space where specialists in various fields unite to push the boundaries of water resource recovery and wastewater process technology. Your role will bridge the Instrument Solutions and Wastewater Process Engineering divisions, facilitating integration of new technologies and systems into our operations. This cross-functional, team-oriented environment is ideal for fostering new ideas and applying practical solutions to complex challenges.

How to be Successful in the Role:
Success in this role requires versatility and a strong technical foundation in systems design, fabrication, and maintenance, with a basic understanding of both analytical instrumentation and wastewater treatment. You will need to effectively manage and deliver projects that span both divisions, ensuring that pilot systems are designed, constructed, and maintained to meet our high standards. As an effective leader, you will also engage in cross-departmental staff and vendor coordination. Strong communication skills are essential, as you will coordinate between teams and provide critical feedback and training on new systems and technologies.

Your Future in this Role:
In this dynamic position, you will be a key contributor in advancing both instrumentation and process engineering initiatives. You will take on projects that enhance our operational efficiency and support data-driven, science-based decision-making. We are committed to your growth, offering ongoing training and development opportunities that will enhance your expertise and prepare you for future challenges within our organization.

Description
Responsible for the planning, design, construction, commissioning, troubleshooting, maintenance, and improvement of pilot-scale treatment systems and analytical instrumentation used for monitoring, research, development, and testing of wastewater treatment technologies and processes. Works hands-on with various types of process/mechanical equipment such as pumps, blowers, valves, meters, piping, and analytical instruments to install, troubleshoot, and maintain the equipment. Reports to the Director of Technology & Innovation.


Examples of Duties:
-Technology, piloting, or instrumentation ideas, assisting process engineers and instrument specialists in transitioning consensus ideas into viable concepts and prototypes.
-Develops and executes workplans to deploy pilot plants and analytical instrumentation systems, ensuring alignment with project goals and timelines.
-Commissions new pilot plant equipment and associated instrumentation, coordinating work with vendors, contractors, Control Systems Group, and Electrical Maintenance staff.
-Conducts routine preventive maintenance and emergency maintenance of pilot plant equipment and other instrumentation systems, responding rapidly to system and instrument failures as required.
-Performs field checks of pilot plants, and monitors process conditions, equipment, and control systems to ensure safe and reliable operation.
-Uses process knowledge and skills to support pilot plant operation, including creating and improving standard operating procedures.
-Provides training for the pilot plant equipment and instrumentation systems to ensure work is performed safely and according to the relevant operating procedures.
-Assists project teams with requesting equipment proposals, providing system design recommendations, custom design scope, standard equipment selection, and other technical input, as required to meet application needs.
-Prepares bills of materials, submits purchase requisitions, and tracks inventory of materials, supplies, and spare parts necessary to support pilot plant and instrument installation and maintenance.
-May support off-site deployment of pilot facilities in conjunction with, e.g., university partnerships or research projects.
-Assists with conducting pilot and research facility tours in support of industry engagement and public outreach, which may involve delivering presentations.
-Provides leadership, mentorship, and training to field teams in the execution of work associated with pilot and/or instrument system fabrication, construction, and maintenance.
-Performs other duties as needed.
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Ad Title: Water Engineer / Project Manager (CIP Water)
Location: 177 Kellog Court, Castle Rock, CO 80104
Post Date: 05/02/24
City: CAstle Rock
State: CO
Zip: 80104
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Description:
Salary Range: 

Water Engineer: $35.58 - $49.82 hourly

Project Manager: $89,377.60 - $125,153.60 annually

 

The Town of Castle Rock’s future and the quality of that depend on the choices we make today. Do you want to be part of a team that make decisions that work now while preserving and protecting Castle Rock’s identity and quality of life for the future? We value teamwork, cooperation, and quality communication.  We strive to provide exceptional public service to our customers and encourage creativity and innovation. We welcome all that share those values to apply.

Working for the Town of Castle Rock includes:
The opportunity to make a difference in our community 
Career Advancement Programs
Employee well-being program
Competitive total compensation with an excellent benefits package
Free membership to the MAC or Recreation Center
Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness eligible employer 




About Castle Rock Water:
You can’t live without water, and Castle Rock Water can’t function without great employees. We’re on the lookout for talented individuals who are seeking a place to be valued and make a difference.
 
Castle Rock Water provides drinking water, sanitary sewer, and storm drainage systems for the Town of Castle Rock’s more than 80,000 residents and businesses. The Town is one of the fastest-growing and most sought-after communities in Colorado and it’s consistently ranked among the best and safest places to live in the State.
 
Castle Rock Water is a national leader in the water industry, recently expanding its infrastructure to accommodate reuse water, implementing progressive conservation measures and implementing legacy stormwater projects. Whether managing water treatment at the award-winning plant, maintaining the $730 million in infrastructure, or ensuring and protecting long-term water, Castle Rock Water has many opportunities available to learn and grow with the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Water Engineer:
May provide analyses and information for the  systems, supporting requirements of the Town’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) water quality permit program.
May provide design and technical support to project managers on CIP projects. Work may include water, wastewater, stormwater and water resources related projects.
Manages design and construction of a variety of small-scale CIP projects including water, wastewater, water resources and stormwater. Directs design consultants, construction contractors, construction inspectors, and Town Staff as needed to achieve CIP project objectives.
Communicates with utility customers, citizens, general public, landowners, and other stakeholders on issues related to CIP project design and construction.  Addresses and resolves project related stakeholder concerns. 
Solicits and procures (in accordance with the Town’s competitive purchasing policies) engineering, survey, construction, and inspection services needed to complete CIP projects.  Prepares and oversees Request for Proposals, Requests for Quotes, Requests for Qualifications, and Invitations to Bid.  Conducts associated interviews, evaluates proposals, and awards contracts.  Reviews and processes invoices and pay applications.  Manages project budgets and negotiates contract amendments and change orders. 
Prepares memos and presentations for Town Council, Water Commission and other public meetings.  
Provides construction observation and documentation for projects.  Monitors adherence to contract documents.  Resolves construction issues with contractors in the field.  Oversees project testing, commissioning, punchlist/warranty item resolution, and overall project closeout activities. 
Reviews CIP and development engineering plans submitted by consultants, Town staff, and developers for accuracy and compliance with Town regulations, permit requirements, and engineering standards.
Evaluates proposed infrastructure and facilities for connectivity into existing Town infrastructure.
Provides long-range planning and input for the utility systems needed to support new development, CIP projects, upgrades, and operational functions. 
Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Project Manager (CIP Water):
Determines general scope of work, cost estimates and schedule for capital projects
Oversees acquisition of easements and deeds and coordinates projects with other Town departments and outside agencies including consultants, developers, utilities regulators and landowners. Prepares feasibility studies and operational analysis reports. Coordinates public and stakeholder involvement. Prepares Council, Commission and public presentations
Manages project design process and schedule. Prepares RFPs, conducts interviews and awards design contracts. Facilitates design team meetings. Reviews and revises contract drawings and specifications. May perform design work for specific projects using computer software
Develops project construction schedule and manages construction phase. Oversees preparation of bid documentation and awarding of contracts. Obtains applicable permits and coordinates work items with Town staff, consultants, utilities and contractors. Conducts field evaluations and approves change orders. Monitors adherence to plans, contracts, safety standards and schedules. Addresses citizen concerns
Manages project budgets, schedule and warranty. Processes pay requests and reviews change orders. Prepares warranty fact forms. Follows up on warranty issues by determining responsible party and coordinate repair
Ensures design and construction is in accordance with Town standards and contract documents
Ensures internal and external projects are in accordance with water and wastewater regulations
Provides engineering support to water & wastewater maintenance operations
Conducts on-site project evaluations and attend out of office meetings.
Provides engineering design and analysis on water & wastewater capital projects including potable and non-potable water distribution systems, collection system piping, water pump stations, sanitary lift stations, water treatment, potable water storage tanks, pressure reducing valves, etc.  
Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Customer Service/Communication:
Communicates with all levels of Town staff, developers, contractors, outside agencies and citizens.

Decision Making:
Work is performed within authorized limits prescribed by the supervisor and policy.  Finished work is reviewed for attainment of objectives and adherence to deadlines.  Supervisor is available to assist in solving complex problems. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Engineer:
Knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of civil engineering, water resources, construction and surveying.
Ability to become knowledgeable about the Town’s existing infrastructure.
Ability to perform a variety of engineering analyses related to water, wastewater and stormwater.
Ability to perform work with minimal supervision.
Ability to manage quality, budget and schedule of capital improvement projects.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Working knowledge of office software (MSWord, MS Project, Excel, AutoCAD, PowerPoint and Geographic Information Systems). 

Project Manager:
Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal capital project design and project management, civil engineering, surveying, construction inspection and coordination
Knowledge of hydraulics and pumping systems as it relates to water systems.
Ability to plan and act as lead worker on assigned projects
Experience in design and construction of utilities, roadway, parks or development projects
Good written and verbal communication skills with all staff levels and backgrounds
Working knowledge of office software (MSWord, MS Project, Excel, AutoCAD, PowerPoint and CAD)
Advanced knowledge and ability to read and understand contract documents, drawings and specifications
Ability to apply Town standards and polices to the management of capital projects
Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with citizens, developers, contractors, Town staff and project stakeholders
Ability to make appropriate independent decisions and provide solutions to complex problems
Ability to conduct on-site project evaluations and travel to meetings either within or outside Town limits
Ability and willingness to follow-up on issues until final resolution is achieved.   

Physical Demands:
Sedentary work for long periods of time
Occasional physical work lifting no more than 10 pounds 
Occasional lifting, carrying, walking and standing
Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stop, kneel, crouch or crawl
Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate personal computer and office equipment
Vision for reading, recording and interpreting information
Speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens 

Work Environment: 
Works primarily in a clean, comfortable environment
This position will conduct on-site project evaluations and attend out of office meetings

Equipment Used: 
Uses standard office equipment including a personal computer system
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.

 

Must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and driving record check prior to commencing employment.




The Town of Castle Rock is an equal opportunity employer.
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Ad Title: City of Boulder Industrial Mechanic (Water)
Location: Boulder, CO
Post Date: 05/01/24
Contact: Eric Patchem
City: Boulder
State: CO
Zip: 80301
Phone (W): 720.471.7633
Email: patcheme@bouldercolorado.gov
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Description:
WATER TREATMENT

Under general supervision, to perform a variety of skilled maintenance, repair, and construction tasks on water treatment plant equipment and facilities, to maintain plant buildings and grounds, and to perform related duties as required.

As a member of the Water Treatment Maintenance team, supports the efforts of a several work groups within the larger customer service-oriented Utilities group and provides support in a collaborative manner to foster teamwork and coordination within and across the Water Treatment, Water Resources, and Water Quality teams.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

-Performs skilled maintenance and repair on treatment plant equipment. This includes the following:
-Troubleshoots, repairs, and overhauls pumps, motors, valves, chemical feeders, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, boilers, electrical generators, and other mechanical equipment.
-Performs preventive maintenance duties, such as filter, belt, & oil replacements.
-Performs corrective maintenance activities and special projects.
-Performs or assists in tank/basin/sump cleanings, as well as solid and liquid material handling.
-Assists I/C Technicians with maintenance, repair, and calibration tasks on treatment plant electronic and electrical operating systems, instrumentation, switch gear, and related equipment.
-Estimates equipment repair costs and downtime. May recommend contracting repairs.
-Improvises repairs during emergency situations to keep facility equipment and electrical systems operational to maintain compliance with Safe Drinking Water Act requirements.
-Updates Plant Operators and other plant personnel regarding equipment problems.
-Maintains records of work performed. Completes appropriate maintenance forms and enters preventive maintenance data into computerized maintenance system. Also assists in general data entry and review of data entered into the computerized maintenance system.
-Maintains facility buildings and grounds, including off-site utilities facilities. Performs general housekeeping, equipment cleaning, minor structural repairs and construction, painting, and assists with landscape maintenance. Miscellaneous repair work includes minor plumbing needs (restroom, kitchen), and interior office repairs (furniture, doors, etc.).
-Maintains inventory of parts for equipment, orders and purchases materials, supplies, and tools. Purchases supplies and replacement parts as necessary. -Coordinates delivery of parts.
-Assists in the modification of existing plant equipment to meet plant requirements.
-Maintains the organization and cleanliness of the maintenance shop, including tools and maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
-Remains generally alert to conditions and events occurring at the water treatment plants indicating anticipated or needed repairs and makes related recommendations.
-Works in confined spaces that require ventilation to protect against dangerous gases and fumes.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

-Performs related duties as required to meet the needs of the department and city.
-Takes proper safety precautions to prevent accidents. Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies and procedures. Required to wear protective safety gear and use safety equipment. Reports all accidents and damage to city property.
-Responsible for knowing and complying with all city and department policies; participating in professional trainings and development; and adhering to attendance and workplace attire policies.
-Is accountable for time spent on the job: responsible for entering time, filing work related paperwork such as expense reports, time entry, invoices, etc.

WASTEWATER TREATMENT

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs skilled maintenance and repair on treatment facility and remote facility equipment. This includes the following:
Troubleshoots, repairs, and overhauls pumps, motors, and associated equipment, valves and piping, chemical feeders, material conveyance equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, biogas and natural gas boilers, and HVAC equipment.
Performs the majority of the preventative maintenance duties, such as filter, belt and oil replacements.
Evaluates failed equipment or parts and implements proactive repairs that correct the cause of failure.
Estimates repair costs and purchases repair parts.
Estimates equipment downtime and assists Supervisors with coordinating repair activities with the operations staff.
Improvises repairs during emergency situations to keep facility equipment operational to maintain compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements.
Updates Plant Operators and others regarding equipment problems.
Trains others in the proper operation and maintenance of equipment.
Works in confined spaces that require ventilation to protect against dangerous gases and fumes.

Performs technical diagnosis including:
Vibration analyses on rotating equipment using hand-held diagnostic equipment and computer software to detect cause of problem and implement corrective action.
Utilizes precision alignment equipment on a routine basis or when installing equipment to ensure proper alignment of machinery and drive motors.
Utilizes computer software programs to diagnose and repair HVAC problems.

Maintains facility buildings and grounds, including off-site facilities. Performs general housekeeping, equipment cleaning, minor structural repairs and construction, painting, and assists with lawn and landscape maintenance.

Utilizes computerized maintenance management software (Beehive) to track repair work, spare parts usage, and maintenance activities, both preventative and corrective.

Follows annual Unit Process Maintenance schedule. Supports larger team in the coordination and completion of tasks in a timely manner.

Completes non-routine work projects including planning, purchasing supplies, coordinating the work effort, and communicating with other appropriate work groups. Modifies and upgrades facility equipment to meet treatment process needs.

Reads and interprets technical manuals and mechanical schematics in the course of troubleshooting problems.

Maintains spare parts and supply inventories. Orders and purchases parts, supplies, and tools.

Oversees maintenance shop including checking out tools and supplies and maintaining a clean and safe work environment.

Supports Senior Industrial mechanics with daily needs of the facility and all major rehab and CIP projects the maintenance department is supporting.

Is alert to conditions and events occurring at the Water Resource Recovery Facility, anticipates needed repairs, and makes related recommendations. Updates technical knowledge through training, trade journals/publications, internet websites, and sharing information and job experiences with other employees.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs related duties as required to meet the needs of the city.
Takes proper safety precautions to prevent accidents. Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies and procedures. Reports all accidents and damage to city property.
Responsible for knowing and complying with all city and department policies; participating in professional trainings and development; and adhering to attendance and workplace attire policies.

Generally, duties and responsibilities are listed from most to least critical or time consuming.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Professional Competencies:
Organized – Can proactively and effectively plan and execute work in a timely fashion to ensure reliable execution of all daily tasks and to follow through on special assignments.
Technically proficient – Experienced at troubleshooting, performing system analyses, and generating reports using a variety of computational tools, diagnostic equipment, and unique enterprise software.
Strong communicator – Can distill detailed technical information and provide written and verbal updates in both technical and lay terms, and consistently communicate system status and updates with all staff.
Supportive teammate – Is respectful, kind, supportive, and professional in working with others; recognizes the importance of collaboration and strives to build lasting relationships with other city employees and community members; is socially perceptive, modeling consideration and tact while maintaining focus on tasks at hand; is comfortable working through conflict and differences of opinion; willingly partners with and supports all Water Treatment, Utilities Maintenance, Water Quality,Utilities Engineering, and other staff to evaluate system needs and provide creative solutions with a positive attitude; is committed to ensuring wider Utilities Department success.
Strong Leader - Leads by example, willing to evolve with the facility and the team, manages stress effectively, and is approachable, maintaining an open posture to all staff.
Flexible, creative, and engaged – Can quickly adapt to changing circumstances and priorities to identify and suggest creative resolutions to unique problems. Driven to perpetually improve all facets of team and process performance.
Strongly aligns with City’s Vision and Values – Promotes a culture of trust and candor. Fosters a team environment where how we do our work is as important as the work itself.

Knowledge and experience in an industrial/mechanical environment.
Proficiency with tool use.
Demonstrates mechanical aptitude, including the ability to troubleshoot and analyze asset performance.
Ability to complete and update First Aid and CPR Training and certification.
Knowledge of industry safety standards.
Effective verbal and written communications skills.
Organizational and problem-solving skills.
Valid driver\'s license.
Have and maintain an acceptable motor vehicle record.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Maintenance experience at a wastewater treatment facility.
Vibration Analysis certification.
Welding certification.
Working knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and building codes.
Experience with large mechanical systems.
Colorado Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator\'s Certification, and/or Colorado Wastewater Collections System Operator Certification.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent.

SUPERVISION

Supervision Received: Plant Maintenance Supervisor

Supervision Exercised: None

WORKING CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Physical and Mental Effort

Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to perform a wide range of physical and manual tasks in an indoor and outdoor environment, including the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and the ability to sit for long periods of time. Ability to work in odorous, dirty conditions associated with a Wastewater Treatment Facility. Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to work in an industrial setting. Work will include periods of time viewing a computer monitor and operating a keyboard. Ability to work under stress from demanding deadlines, and changing priorities and conditions. Physical ability to work in and around equipment in an industrial setting, in areas of areas of limited access, elevated structures, and confined spaces requiring standing, walking, lifting, bending and kneeling; ability to use ladders, stairs, underground vaults, cat walks, and scaffolding; ability to lift 50 pounds; ability to hear audible alarms at 80 DB and higher; visual acuity, manual dexterity in using precision and non-precision hand tools, power tools, and technical devices. Knowledge of industry safety standards, regulations, and equipment.

Work Environment

Works primarily in an industrial environment. Works in a setting subject to continuous interruptions and background noises. May work in permit required confined spaces that require ventilation and other measures to protect against dangerous gases and fumes.

Machines and equipment used include, but are not limited to the following: Precision and non-precision hand and power tools (electric, hydraulic, and pneumatic), stationary tools such as drill press and lathe; welder; diagnostic equipment; precision measuring devices. Office equipment including computers, telephone, photocopy machine, calculator, and City vehicle.

Note: The above description is illustrative only. It is not meant to be all-inclusive

WATER TREATMENT

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs skilled maintenance and repair on treatment plant equipment. This includes the following:
Troubleshoots, repairs, and overhauls pumps, motors, valves, chemical feeders, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, boilers, electrical generators, and other mechanical equipment.
Performs preventive maintenance duties, such as filter, belt, & oil replacements.

Performs corrective maintenance activities and special projects.
Performs or assists in tank/basin/sump cleanings, as well as solid and liquid material handling.
Assists I/C Technicians with maintenance, repair, and calibration tasks on treatment plant electronic and electrical operating systems, instrumentation, switch gear, and related equipment.
Estimates equipment repair costs and downtime. May recommend contracting repairs.
Improvises repairs during emergency situations to keep facility equipment and electrical systems operational to maintain compliance with Safe Drinking Water Act requirements.
Updates Plant Operators and other plant personnel regarding equipment problems.
Maintains records of work performed. Completes appropriate maintenance forms and enters preventive maintenance data into computerized maintenance system. Also assists in general data entry and review of data entered into the computerized maintenance system.
Maintains facility buildings and grounds, including off-site utilities facilities. Performs general housekeeping, equipment cleaning, minor structural repairs and construction, painting, and assists with landscape maintenance. Miscellaneous repair work includes minor plumbing needs (restroom, kitchen), and interior office repairs (furniture, doors, etc.).
Maintains inventory of parts for equipment, orders and purchases materials, supplies, and tools. Purchases supplies and replacement parts as necessary. Coordinates delivery of parts.
Assists in the modification of existing plant equipment to meet plant requirements.
Maintains the organization and cleanliness of the maintenance shop, including tools and maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
Remains generally alert to conditions and events occurring at the water treatment plants indicating anticipated or needed repairs and makes related recommendations.
Works in confined spaces that require ventilation to protect against dangerous gases and fumes.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs related duties as required to meet the needs of the department and city.
Takes proper safety precautions to prevent accidents. Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies and procedures. Required to wear protective safety gear and use safety equipment. Reports all accidents and damage to city property.
Responsible for knowing and complying with all city and department policies; participating in professional trainings and development; and adhering to attendance and workplace attire policies.
Is accountable for time spent on the job. Responsible for entering time, filing work related paperwork such as expense reports, time entry, invoices, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Professional Competencies:
Organized – Proactively and effectively plans and executes daily work in a timely fashion and follows-through to meet deadlines associated with the
City’s water-related needs.
Technically proficient – Highly-skilled and proficient at troubleshooting, performing system analyses, and generating reports using a variety of
computational tools, diagnostic equipment, and unique enterprise software.
Strong communicator – Distills highly technical information to provide written and verbal updates in both technical and lay terms, and consistently
communicates system status & updates with all staff.
Supportive teammate – Is kind, supportive, and professional in working with others; recognizes the importance of collaboration and strives to build
lasting relationships with other city employees and community members; is socially perceptive, modeling consideration and tact while maintaining
focus on tasks at hand; comfortable working through conflict and differences of opinion; willingly partners with and supports all Water Treatment,
Water Resources, Water Quality, and other staff to evaluate system needs and provides innovative solutions with a positive attitude; committed to
ensuring wider Utilities team success.
Flexible, innovative, and engaged – Quickly adapts to changing circumstances and priorities to identify and suggest creative resolutions to unique
problems. Driven to perpetually improve all facets of system performance.
Strongly aligns with City’s Vision and Values – customer service, respect, integrity, collaboration, and innovation.

Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to troubleshoot mechanical systems.
Proficiency with tool use.
Effective verbal and written communications skills.
Organizational and problem-solving skills.
Ability to complete and update First Aid and CPR Training and certification on as needed basis.
Valid driver’s license. Have and maintain acceptable motor vehicle record.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Previous experience in water/wastewater or industrial plant maintenance.
Experience in welding, pipe fitting, blueprint reading, electrical troubleshooting and/or similar maintenance tasks.
Knowledge of industrial electrical equipment, control systems/electronics, HVAC, plumbing, and/or electrical systems up to 480V. Journeyman-level
training as electrician, millwright, plumber or similar trade.
Experience in maintaining computerized maintenance records/systems.
Knowledge of local building codes.
Colorado Water Treatment Plant Operator\'s Certification, and/or Colorado Water Distribution System Operator Certification.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent.

SUPERVISION

Supervision Received: Plant Maintenance Supervisor
Supervision Exercised: None

WORKING CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to perform a wide range of physical and manual tasks in an indoor and outdoor environment, including the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and the ability to sit for long periods of time. Ability to work in odorous, dirty conditions associated with a Wastewater Treatment Facility. Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to work in an industrial setting. Work will include periods of time viewing a computer monitor and operating a keyboard. Ability to work under stress from demanding deadlines, and changing priorities and conditions. Physical ability to work in and around equipment in an industrial setting, in areas of areas of limited access, elevated structures, and confined spaces requiring standing, walking, lifting, bending and kneeling; ability to use ladders, stairs, underground vaults, cat walks, and scaffolding; ability to lift 50 pounds; ability to hear audible alarms at 80 DB and higher; visual acuity, manual dexterity in using precision and non-precision hand tools, power tools, and technical devices. Knowledge of industry safety standards, regulations, and equipment.

Work Environment

Works primarily in an industrial environment. Works in a setting subject to continuous interruptions and background noises. May work in permit required confined spaces that require ventilation and other measures to protect against dangerous gases and fumes.

Machines and equipment used include, but are not limited to the following: Precision and non-precision hand and power tools (electric, hydraulic, and pneumatic), stationary tools such as drill press and lathe; welder; diagnostic equipment; precision measuring devices. Office equipment including computers, telephone, photocopy machine, calculator, and City vehicle.

Note: The above description is illustrative only. It is not meant to be all-inclusive.
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Ad Title: Water Resources Program Analyst
Location: 175 Kellog Court, Castle Rock, Colorado 80104
Post Date: 04/24/24
Contact: Andrea Orth
City: Castle Rock - CO
State: CO
Zip: 80831
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Description:
The Town of Castle Rock’s future and the quality of that depend on the choices we make today. Do you want to be part of a team that make decisions that work now while preserving and protecting Castle Rock’s identity and quality of life for the future? We value teamwork, cooperation, and quality communication.  We strive to provide exceptional public service to our customers and encourage creativity and innovation. We welcome all that share those values to apply.

Working for the Town of Castle Rock includes:
The opportunity to make a difference in our community 
Career Advancement Programs
Employee well-being program
Competitive total compensation with an excellent benefits package
Free membership to the MAC or Recreation Center


About Castle Rock Water:
You can’t live without water, and Castle Rock Water can’t function without great employees. We’re on the lookout for talented individuals who are seeking a place to be valued and make a difference.
 
Castle Rock Water provides drinking water, sanitary sewer, and storm drainage systems for the Town of Castle Rock’s more than 80,000 residents and businesses. The Town is one of the fastest-growing and most sought-after communities in Colorado and it’s consistently ranked among the best and safest places to live in the State.
 
Castle Rock Water is a national leader in the water industry, recently expanding its infrastructure to accommodate reuse water, implementing progressive conservation measures and implementing legacy stormwater projects. Whether managing water treatment at the award-winning plant, maintaining the $730 million in infrastructure, or ensuring and protecting long-term water, Castle Rock Water has many opportunities available to learn and grow with the organization.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides project support and project management assistance for water resources related projects such as surface water diversion structures, pumping systems, transmission pipelines, well drilling and equipping, well rehabilitation, well replacement or abandonment, aquifer investigation studies or assessments, and well optimization studies.
Provides certain information and mapping for the water resources master planning and project specific needs.  Provides long range planning and input for systems needed to support new development.  Utilizes knowledge of existing utilities infrastructure to determine connectivity and facility requirements for future development.  Coordinates with the Town’s Development Services Department on water resource related matters as it intersects with new and existing development.
Coordinates and assists with the water resources infrastructure related programs, well rehabilitation and re-equipping of inoperative wells.  Evaluates condition of existing infrastructure through analysis of historical and operational data. Evaluates pump curves and selects replacement pumping equipment.  Determines and implements corrective measures.  Coordinates and administers service contracts. Monitors facility improvements and project schedules.
Manages effort to accurately measure static water levels in Denver Basin Aquifer wells using M-scope or airline method.  Graphs and analyzes data to monitor regional trends in water level for evaluating groundwater aquifer performance and overall system analysis.  Utilizes data to make recommendations for timing of new water supply projects.
Assists in evaluation and acquisition of prospective Town water rights and coordinates with special water counsel through settlement and court proceedings to change and use water rights.  Based on data analysis, recommends actions regarding water rights decrees related to Denver Basin Non-tributary groundwater, tributary surface water, and plans for augmentation, exchanges and storage.
Responds to phone and e-mail inquiries from both internal and external customers, and other agencies regarding well permits, CIP project status, historic well operating data, water rights, and to resolve issues.
Routinely provides input and recommendations in resolving issues concerning water resources well programs and water resources infrastructure planning.  Frequently assists operations staff in forming solutions for water resource infrastructure operational problems and concerns.  Provides recommendations to the Operations Division on the appropriate use and timing of use of water rights.
Work is performed within authorized limits prescribed by the manager and existing policy. Exercises judgment in selecting and interpreting information.  Finished work is reviewed by manager for attainment of objectives and adherence to deadlines.  
Performs other duties as assigned or required. 

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE/COMMUNICATION
External contacts may include: regulatory agencies such as US Environmental Protection Agency, US Army Corps of Engineers, United States Geological Survey, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Colorado Water Conservation Board, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Colorado Department of Natural Resources (a.k.a. State Engineer’s Office), South Metro Water Supply Authority, partner entities and consulting firms and general contractors hired to perform services for the Town.  Responding to phone and email inquiries from consultants and other agencies regarding well permits, water rights issues, river call status, CIP project status, historic well operating data, and other utility issues.
Routinely provides input and recommendations in resolving issues concerning water well programs and water resources infrastructure planning.  Frequently assists operations staff in forming solutions for water supply issues and concerns.
Work is performed within authorized limits prescribed by the Water Resources Manager and existing policy.  Exercises judgement in selecting and interpreting information.  Finished work is reviewed by manager for attainment of objectives and adherence to deadlines.

 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge and experience with utility systems and facilities.  General understanding of physics and engineering concepts regarding hydraulics and fluid dynamics. 
Knowledge of and experience with subsurface geology, hydrogeology, and petrophysics in the Denver Basin Aquifers for water well related work. 
A basic understanding of water rights decrees related to Denver Basin Nontributary groundwater, tributary surface water, plans for augmentation, exchanges and storage. 
Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of water resources engineering, municipal water supply, civil engineering and Colorado Water Law.
Basic understanding of water usage and augmentation efforts reporting to the State Water Commissioner.
Working knowledge of various engineering related software including AutoCAD and GIS (ESRI).
Ability to conduct site visits related to water resource planning, well and surface diversions, and to attend out of office meetings.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.
Knowledge of AWWA Standards, Public Works Regulations, Town of Castle Rock Municipal Code.
Good written and oral communication skills.

 

Physical Demands:
Sedentary work for long periods of time
Occasional physical work lifting no more than 10 pounds 
Occasional lifting, carrying, walking and standing
Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stop, kneel, crouch or crawl
Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate personal computer and office equipment
Vision for reading, recording and interpreting information
Speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens 



Work Environment: 
Works primarily in a clean, comfortable environment
This position will conduct on-site project evaluations and attend out of office meetings




Equipment Used: 
Uses standard office equipment including a personal computer system
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.




Must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and driving record check prior to commencing employment.

 

The Town of Castle Rock is an equal opportunity employer.
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Ad Title: Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Location: Littleton, CO
Post Date: 04/23/24
Contact: Sarah Franzini
City: Morrison
State: CO
Zip: 80465
Phone (W): 303-513-6917
Email: sarah.e.franzini@lmco.com
Description:
PRINCIPAL DUTIES
1. Operates various controls and processes required in the storing, processing, distribution and transportation of potable and industrial waters, regulated and special wastes to ensure compliance with mandated regulations and permits. Responds to hazardous material incidents to support containment and clean-up of materials to protect personnel and the environment. Performs process and emergency sampling as required.
2. Maintains current skills training required by regulations and permits.
3. Distributes regulated and special waste management containers. Collects, segregates and packages regulated and special wastes for treatment, disposal and recycling at commercial facilities. Operates the central barrel storage facility. Conducts waste management facility inspections and assists groundwater well sampling.
3. Operates wastewater collection, treatment and disposal systems, processing waste through such operations as filter screens, grit chambers, clarifier, sedimentation, sludge and settling tanks. Monitors waste water treatment operations and makes necessary adjustments to controls, valves, pumps and other mechanical and electrical equipment as required. Adds chemicals needed for the treatment of wastewater, such as chlorine and lime. Performs analysis and takes readings such as turbidity, pH, ORP, chlorine residual, temperature to ensure compliant waste management operations and to determine amounts of chemicals required to ensure compliance.
4. Operates and supports various systems in the Chemical Processing Facility in support of metal finishing operations. Operates demineralizes regenerates units regulated steam air and water on chemical tanks. Operates controls on degreaser tanks to maintain proper level and temperature.
5. Performs minor maintenance and emergency repairs to equipment to ensure continued waste management operations. Contacts maintenance group for major overhauls and repairs. Performs necessary housekeeping to maintain safe working conditions. Operates company vehicles and equipment in support of waste management responsibilities.
6. Collects and maintains records related to the regulated waste and wastewater operational duties of the operator.
7. Operates vacuumed pumper trucks and trailers and dispositions all wastewater in compliance with Regulatory Permits and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Pump items such as: Industrial tanks, containments, storm water, Chiller/Tower cleaning, utility line leaks, excavation, sanitary clean up, building flooding, etc. Performs maintenance, such as tank, pump, and filter cleanings.
8. Follow direction given by the Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) and in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), in accordance Colorado Regulation 5 CCR 1003-2 100.
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Ad Title: Lockheed Martin: Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Location: Littleton, CO
Post Date: 04/23/24
Contact: Sarah Franzini
City: Littleton
State: CO
Zip: 80129
Phone (W): 303-513-6917
Email: sarah.e.franzini@lmco.com
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Description:
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At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator, and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Every day, our 115,000 employees come to work with one focus – our customers’ missions. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience, and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.
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