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Ad Title: Water/Wastewater Operations and Maintenance
Location: Stonegate, Parker CO
Post Date: 04/26/17
Contact: Gerard Whelan
Phone (W): 303 912 1126
Email: gerw@coloradowatersystems.com
Description:
Full-time position opening in Water/Wastewater, Collection/Distribution operations and maintenance. Work with a small staff in an upgraded Wastewater Treatment Facility, Water Treatment Facility and in the field maintaining the Collection and Distribution System. Weekend, Holiday's and on call work is required. Possession of a valid Colorado Driver License is required. Benefits include health insurance and 401K. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience.
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Ad Title: Wastewater Lead Operator
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Post Date: 04/21/17
Contact: Kelly Smith
City: Colorado Springs
State: CO
Zip: 80925
Phone (W): 719-955-7122
Email: Kelly@wwsdonline.com
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Description:
Widefield Water and Sanitation District (WWSD) is offering an exciting opportunity in Colorado Springs, Colorado. WWSD is seeking a Wastewater Lead Operator with Class A Certification (preference will be given to applicants who possess a Class A and a Class 4 Certification). Successful candidates need a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience in the maintenance and repair of a wastewater treatment plant and collection system including some lead or supervisory responsibility. Individuals with a Class B Certification may be considered with the ability to obtain a Class A in one year and meets all other requisites. The District is looking for a leader who takes pride in their work, their team, the company and themselves. The Wastewater Manager hopes that the Lead Operator is a person who may be interested and considered to promote to the Wastewater Department Manager when he retires in 3-5 years.

The District’s Wastewater Plant is scheduled to be upgraded in 2019 to include biological nutrient and phosphorus removal.

We are a growing, progressive utility that offers a positive work environment. We offer an excellent benefit package and competitive salaries. We are supportive of training and we give our employees a 5% merit increase for every license level obtained relevant to their position.

We have been the fastest growing area of El Paso County for the past several years. The area offers excellent schools, numerous college sporting events, very affordable housing, an airport, and numerous outdoor activities. If you desire to work for a utility that recognizes and appreciates your contributions, please apply.

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, please submit an application and completed supplemental questions, along with your resume, for consideration. Resumes without a completed application and supplemental questions will not be considered. Visit our website at www.wwsdonline.com to view the job description and download the application and supplemental questions.

Submit your documents to Kelly Smith, Human Resources Manager, at kelly@wwsdonline.com or by fax to 719-390-1409.

***This advertisement may close at any time based on qualified applicants received.

Widefield Water & Sanitation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Ad Title: Operations & Maintenance Tech
Location: Longmont, CO
Post Date: 04/19/17
Contact: Human Resources
City: Longmont
State: CO
Zip: 80501
Phone (W): 303-651-8609
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Description:
The primary role of this position is in wastewater treatment facility operations and maintenance. The City is not only looking for experienced operators, but anyone interested in learning treatment operations from the ground up. We are looking for individuals who possess the utmost degree of integrity, dependability and reliability. We are also looking for critical and analytical thinking skills with the ability to come to well-reasoned conclusions and solutions. Wastewater operations personnel have the opportunity to learn instrumentation, automation, maintenance and/or water operations. This is a career-level position within Water and Wastewater Treatment that requires employees to be self-directed in their work approach, and to demonstrate a high level of knowledge and skills related to treatment plant operations and maintenance. Employees are also expected to support workforce flexibility by cross-training in wastewater operations, instrumentation and/or maintenance. Come and join this challenging and diverse work environment focused on teamwork and professional development.
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Ad Title: Utility Technician VI
Location: Pueblo West Metro District
Post Date: 04/18/17
Contact: Jennifer Pearson
City: Pueblo West
State: CO
Zip: 81007
Phone (W): 719-547-5022
Email: jpearson@pwmd-co.us
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Description:
Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Collection and Distribution Supervisor/Manager, assists in the operation and maintenance of the sewer collection & water distribution systems.

The work involves the operation of equipment including backhoe, loader, dump truck, directional boar machine, Vac-Jet, CCTV, shovel and hand tools in the performance of maintenance, repair, and installation and testing of water and wastewater infrastructure.

Essential Job Functions:

Perform all duties in safe manor and in accordance with standard operating procedures.

Insure duties are conducted within State and Local rules and regulations.

Installation and maintenance of water mains, services, valves, hydrants meters and related apparatus.

Installation and maintenance of wastewater mains, services, manholes and related apparatus.

Meter reading including the operation of computer programs, writing, reading and interpreting reports.

Locating water and wastewater piping and other apparatus to insure safe excavation.

The safe and proficient operation of equipment to perform job duties.

Is required to participate in on-call duties on a rotation basis with others in the department.

Other Duties:

Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Requirements:

Must provide own safety footwear.

Physical Demands:

Frequently requires heavy lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, crawling, crouching, climbing and walking over rough or uneven terrain.

Unusual Demands:

Worker is required to provide assistance during emergencies; may be required to work unusual hours, weekends, and holidays; subject to reoccurring deadlines; subject to work hazards and unpleasant conditions; occasional exposure to inclement weather.

FLSA STATUS:

Nonexempt


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Ad Title: Entry Level Water/Wastewater Operator/Laborer
Location: Winter Park, Colorado
Post Date: 04/17/17
Contact: Mike Wageck
City: Winter Park
State: CO
Zip: 80482
Phone (W): 970-726-5041
Email: mrwageck@wpwsd.com
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Description:
This is an entry level position with an excellent benefit package. Must possess valid Colorado driver’s license, valid social security number; have a high school diploma/GED, strong computer skills, willingness to work outside, ability to lift heavy objects. Must pass background check and be insurable under the District’s policy.
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Ad Title: Part-time Office Assistant
Location: Highlands Ranch, CO
Post Date: 04/15/17
Contact: Human Resources
City: Highlands Ranch
State: CO
Zip: 80129
Phone (W): 303-791-0430
Email: humanresources@highlandsranch.org
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Description:
Centennial Water and Sanitation District is currently accepting applications for a part-time Office Assistant to provide office support in a friendly work environment.

This position will work twenty (20) hours per week, from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities will include maintaining an inventory and ordering office supplies, providing relief phone coverage at the Reception desk, and general office duties as assigned, including miscellaneous clerical projects. This position requires positive and friendly customer service and phone skills as well as the ability to work well with others.

Applicant must have basic computer skills, including Microsoft Word. A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required.

Please submit application to: Centennial Water and Sanitation District, Human Resources, 62 West Plaza Drive, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129.

Applications are available on our website at http://centennialwater.org/jobs


Applications will be accepted until position has been filled.




Posting No. 2017-018
April 15, 2017


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Ad Title: Materials Technician
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 04/14/17
Contact: Alice Montez
City: Denver
State: CO
Email: alice.montez@denverwater.org
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Description:
DENVER WATER
Materials Technician – FTS-07
Engineering Division

Hiring Salary Range: $22.03 - $27.54/hourly

Full Time 40 hours per week, Regular position, Day Shift
Location of position: 1710 Wynetka Decentral Station

Opening Date: April 12, 2017
Closing Date: April 30, 2017 Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received. Denver Water reserves the right to either close or extend a posting.

Candidates must submit a completed Denver Water application in order to be considered. Apply on-line by visiting www.denverwater.org/careers. Resumes may be attached to the application.
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JOB POSTING:
Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.4 million people in the city of Denver and many surrounding suburbs. Denver Water aspires to be the best water utility in the nation. The organization is a responsible steward of the resources, assets and natural environment entrusted to us in order to provide a high-quality water supply, a resilient and reliable system, and excellent customer service.

Denver Water’s Engineering Division/ Construction Management Section is currently seeking a qualified candidate to assist us as Materials Technician. Under general supervision, perform standardized quality assurance materials testing. Make engineering judgments with regard to test means, methods and results. Deal with contractors regarding materials science.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Conduct a variety of field and laboratory tests as part of the quality assurance in support of construction management. Specialty testing includes field and laboratory concrete tests, field and laboratory soils testing, and field testing of in-place asphalt.
• Operate a variety of instruments and test equipment including nuclear density gauges, concrete testing equipment, and soil testing equipment, concrete specimen curing equipment, Atterberg Limit testing apparatuses, proctor curve apparatuses, personal computers, meters and recorders.
• Research various testing standards such as ASTM and ACI standards. Follow standards prescribed for various test methods.
• Clean and maintain laboratory and laboratory equipment.
• Assist in the preparation of reports and cost estimates, maintaining various records, files, and indexes. Use computer software to evaluate test data.
• Review and interpret specifications, drawings, and evaluates construction materials.
• Ability to utilize technical judgment regarding testing requirements to make field recommendations.
• Analyze and interpret data from testing insofar as taking raw test data and running calculations to determine if in-place materials are meeting the requirements of the Contract Documents.
• Perform related work as required.


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Ad Title: Seasonal Water Conservation Monitor
Location: Highlands Ranch, CO
Post Date: 04/14/17
Contact: Human Resources
City: Highlands Ranch
State: CO
Zip: 80129
Phone (W): 303-791-0430
Email: humanresources@highlandsranch.org
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Description:
Centennial Water and Sanitation District is currently accepting applications for Seasonal Water Conservation Monitor positions. Applicants must have a desire to provide excellent customer service to our Highlands Ranch community.

The primary responsibilities of our Water Monitor Positions are:

• Assist with ensuring that our customers comply with rules and regulations
• Provide information and educational support.
• Assist other staff members with special projects as needed

These are temporary positions working twenty (20) to forty (40) hours per week. Schedule will vary beginning as early as 6 a.m. and ending as late as 10 p.m. Weekend shifts are required from May to September.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent and be a minimum of 18 years of age. A valid Colorado driver’s license and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record are required. Applicants attending a college or university with a course of study focusing on water resources, horticulture, engineering, and natural resources or related fields are preferred.

Please submit your application to: Centennial Water and Sanitation District, Human Resources, 62 West Plaza Drive, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129. Applications are available on our web site at http://centennialwater.org/jobs

Pre-employment drug screen will be done.

Starting salary is $10.00 per hour.

Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled.




Job Posting No. 2017-017
April 10, 2017


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Ad Title: DISTRICT MANAGER - SANITATION DISTRICT
Location: Grand Lake, CO
Post Date: 04/13/17
Contact: Sally Blea
City: Grand Lake
State: CO
Zip: 80447
Phone (W): 970-627-3544
Email: sally@threelakesws.com
Website: visit our website...
Description:
Hired by the Board of Directors, the District Manager serves as Chief Executive Officer of the District and implements Board policy. The District Manager determines and executes the organization’s administrative, financial and operational policies; and further manages the administration of the business affairs of the District. A full job description is available and can be viewed on the District’s website as well as available for public view at the office of the District.
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Ad Title: Class C - A Water Treatment Plant Operator
Location: Brighton, CO
Post Date: 04/11/17
Contact: Human Resources
City: Aurora
State: CO
Zip: 80016
Phone (W): 303-693-3800
Email: Jobsis@eccv.org
Website: visit our website...
Description:
Our Operators provide critical support to our mission of “Sustaining our community by providing safe, reliable water” by applying their knowledge and experience in plant operations, distribution, instrumentation and minor facility equipment maintenance.

JOB LOCATION: 21850 Frontage Rd., Brighton CO

TARGET HIRING PAY RANGE for “C” - “A” Water Operator Certification: $21-$33/hr depending on qualifications and experience.

SCHEDULE:
Winter Schedule Oct to May - 2 operators work Mon-Thu 10 hr shift (No Weekends)
• 2 operators work Tues-Fri 10 hrs shift (No Weekends)
• On call operator will monitor from home (on call once every 5 weeks)

Summer Schedule May to Oct - 2 Operators work Mon-Wed 10 hr shift & work every other weekend
• 2 Operators work Wed-Fri 10 hr shift and work every other weekend
• On call operator will monitor from home (on call once every 5 weeks)

SHIFT TIMES: 6:00 am to 4:30 pm (No night shifts)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Operation of a Reverse Osmosis Purification Facility including Ultra Violet disinfection.
• Ensures compliance of all State and EPA Regulations.
• Monitors raw water flow rates, finish water flow rates and chemical dosing.
• Performs water quality analysis.
• Utilizes Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) for operations and monitoring of plant performance.
• Maintains plant equipment, raw water pumping equipment and distribution equipment to ensure proper operation of the treatment facility.

BENEFITS:
• Collaborative, friendly, supportive team environment.
• Employees are trusted, allowed to do their job and use their best judgement in the field.
• Employees are encouraged to acquire additional certifications including paid training, testing,
and bonus for additional certifications acquired.
• Outstanding benefits that include Retirement Plans, Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, Paid time off (PTO) and Holidays.

Our team is comprised of people who take pride in their jobs, utilize their expertise, and can be trusted by our customers, Board, and staff to deliver the highest quality service possible.

If you are interested in joining our team, please visit our website at www.eccv.org and submit an ECCV Employment Application. ECCV is an equal opportunity employer.


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Ad Title: Accounting Assistant II (Accounts Payable)
Location: Highlands Ranch, CO
Post Date: 04/07/17
Contact: Human Resources
City: Highlands Ranch
State: CO
Zip: 80129
Phone (W): 303-791-0430
Email: humanresources@highlandsranch.org
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Description:
Centennial Water and Sanitation District is currently accepting applications for a full time Accounting Assistant II position. Applicants must have a strong desire to work in a great team environment in our Finance group. This is a full time position working 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.

This position performs a variety of detailed accounting duties in accordance with standard accounting policies and procedures. Works under general supervision and guidance and work is subject to audit, verification, and approval of Accounting Manager.

Duties include:
• Full accounts payable process including review of purchasing documents, entry into accounting software system, and processing checks.
• Maintain accounts payable files and master vendor files.
• Ensures timely responses to vendors and staff on requests for assistance and/or account information, such as: investigating and resolving problems
• Prepares audit work papers for year end, making any adjusting entries necessary, such as; making year end accrual journal entries.
• Prepare monthly A/P non-cash fund and intergovernmental journal entries.
• Data entry of monthly journal entries into the accounting software system.
• Issue Vendor 1099’s/1096’s.
• Conduct Purchasing Card Administrator services, such as: implementing card user change requests, resolving blocked vendors and timely responses to card user questions/problems.
• Conduct Accounting and P-Card Training classes to co-workers.
• Backup co-worker A/P desk


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Ad Title: Seasonal Maintenance Worker
Location: Highlands Ranch, CO
Post Date: 04/07/17
Contact: Human Resources
City: Highlands Ranch
State: CO
Zip: 80129
Phone (W): 303-791-0430
Email: humanresources@highlandsranch.org
Website: visit our website...
Description:
Centennial Water and Sanitation District is currently accepting applications for a Seasonal Maintenance Worker position. Successful applicants must have the desire to work in a great team environment and have the ability to perform physical labor as required.


Duties will include:
• Routine manual labor
• Fire hydrant maintenance
• Janitorial tasks
• Assisting other District personnel with field operations and facilities
• Wastewater Plant maintenance including landscaping, painting, and other duties as assigned


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Ad Title: Instrumentation & Controls Tech - Wastewater Facility
Location: Henderson, CO
Post Date: 04/06/17
City: Henderson
State: CO
Zip: 80640
Email: jobline@sacwsd.org
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Description:
The South Adams County Water and Sanitation District is dedicated to providing affordable, sustainable water resources including quality water, wastewater and related services to our customers in a manner that promotes public health, safety and quality of life. We are looking to fill a new position within our Wastewater Treatment Facility in the capacity of a SCADA Instrumentation & Controls Tech.

This position provides technical support in the planning, enhancement, installation, system integration, maintenance, and repair of instrumentation and control equipment and systems for various data acquisition, SCADA, radio communication. The tech will also troubleshoot complex problems; gather, interpret and analyze data; install electrical circuits and associated equipment; calibrate and test wastewater systems instrumentation as well as programs and maintains PLC’s, RTU’s and data acquisition/telemetry systems.

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Ad Title: Project Engineer/Project Manager
Location: Lakewood, CO
Post Date: 04/06/17
Contact: Emily Allen
City: Lakewood
State: CO
Zip: 80228
Phone (W): 720.744.2201
Email: emilyallen@kennedyjenks.com
Website: visit our website...
Description:
Since 1919, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants has provided engineering and scientific solutions to municipal agencies, businesses, and industrial facilities. With offices serving clients throughout the United States, we provide consulting services nationwide.

We are currently seeking a Project Engineer/Project Manager in our Lakewood, Colorado office to work on exciting water, wastewater, and stormwater management projects.



What you’ll be doing: In this role, you will be working with our multi-disciplinary engineering team in the planning, design and construction of all types of water resource and infrastructure projects; including pump stations, treatment facilities, and pipeline systems. You will be a key participant in the entire consulting process, including developing and maintaining client relationships, supporting marketing efforts, and delivering high-quality services to our clients that exceeds their expectations.



Duties include supporting Project Managers, and serving as a Deputy Project Manager/Project Engineer for:



•Planning level feasibility studies, system master plans, and facilities plans; including technical writing and report preparation


•Design of water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure projects including pipelines, pump stations, and treatment facilities


•Engineering services during construction of projects



Other specific activities include participating in our quality control program, providing project schedule and budget control, and coordinating with project team members and involved regulatory entities.

As an employee-owned firm, Kennedy/Jenks offers a unique company culture with a corporate commitment to a maintaining a positive work/life experience. Kennedy/Jenks Consultants provides excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits packages, including career advancement opportunities, outstanding training opportunities, stock ownership, profit sharing and excellent health, dental, and life insurance.

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Ad Title: Seasonal Meter Services Tech
Location: Vail, CO
Post Date: 04/03/17
Contact: Alison Kelkenberg
City: Vail
State: CO
Zip: 81657
Phone (W): 9704775418
Email: akelkenberg@erwsd.org
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Description:
Meter Services Technician – Full Time SEASONAL

The Customer Service Department at Eagle River Water Sanitation District is responsible for delivering quality service in the areas of utility billing and customer support. We are currently looking for a Seasonal Full Time Meter Technician to join our team.

This position will be responsible for the accurate reading and recording of residential and commercial water, and fire hydrant meters. This position is also responsible for the installation, repair and assembly of meters, inspection of water lines, PRV's, fire hydrants, radio transmission equipment and valves.

This is a 1000 hour role and will work seasonally during the Summer of 2017. This position will work 4 ten hour shifts a week, starting at 7:00am and ending at 5:30pm.

This is an exciting opportunity for a positive, collaborative and communicative professional with good decision making ability. The ideal candidate for this role must be flexible, have strong customer service skills and be comfortable working indoors and outdoors. This position will have a ton of daily variety, including office work and outdoor field work. And the best part: you get paid to drive around and see some pretty amazing places.

The Day to Day:

CUSTOMER INQUIRIES: Creates positive interactions with customers regarding meter readings, construction, delinquent accounts, and other problems. Answers customer questions and provides follow-up to inquiries and correspondences regarding customer backflow-devices.
METERS: Seeks effective ways and technologies to reduce read times and increase use of AMI. Acts as liaison between Distribution & Collection and Customer Service Departments for all matters regarding meter maintenance and backflow. Reads, inspects, tests and repairs meters. Performs reading, repair, testing, and inspection of new construction and existing customer installations for meters, fire hydrant meters, and inspects back flow devices for problems and water loss. Inspects for tampering, illegal taps or illegal meter hookups. Assists and performs high use audits. When required, disconnects and reconnects water.
TECHNICAL: Manage Back Flow information in the CIS system. Installs, inspects, GIS, and sketches service connections.
MAINTENANCE AND EQUIPMENT: Inventories all meters and other equipment. Executes work orders for completed meter maintenance, backflow, change-outs and repairs.
TEAMWORK: Supports and assists as needed the Customer Service Specialists. Provides training to other employees as needed, including temporary and part-time positions. Makes recommendations to supervisor regarding costs for budgeting, job procedures and policies
SAFETY: Required to follow all District safety and security policies and wear Personal Protective Equipment as required by the job duties.
The Big Picture:

This position will support and be part of a highly productive team committed to providing efficient, reliable water and wastewater service to its customers from East Vail to Wolcott.
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Ad Title: Civil Project Engineer III – Surface Water/Urban Stormwater Engineer
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 03/28/17
Contact: Julie Nelsen
City: Greenwood Village
State: CO
Zip: 80111
Phone (W): 303-353-3638
Email: julie.nelsen@merrick.com
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Description:
Merrick & Company is seeking a Project Engineer / Civil Engineer III with experience in analysis, design and construction oversight of urban stormwater and surface water infrastructure to join our Water Group in our Denver, Greenwood Village and Loveland Colorado offices.

Job Description
Perform assignments in the analysis and design of surface water and storm water features and infrastructure. Prepare and review working drawings, details, layouts, cost estimates, studies, reports and work products. Position also involves providing construction support and oversight including administration and limited inspection, submittal review and document management. Must be capable of performing independent design tasks, reviewing the designs of others, preparing bid documents including drawings and specifications, and organizing all drawings, reports, calculations, and associated project deliverables, after receiving initial instructions from project manager, while receiving limited supervision. Must be capable of directing and managing a team of design engineers and/or technicians on water projects. Must become knowledgeable of Merrick procedures, understand them and be able to apply them when required. Candidate must be capable of making sound engineering decisions, exercise initiative, judgment and knowledge commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.

The successful candidate must possess good interpersonal skills to effectively interface with clients and Local, State, and Federal government agencies and be capable to lead project progress meetings, make project presentations, and provide clear written communications. Additional duties may involve project management for projects including managing budget, schedule, and client expectations.

Some travel may be required.
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Ad Title: Civil Water Engineer III –Water and Wastewater
Location: Loveland, CO
Post Date: 03/28/17
Contact: Julie Nelsen
City: Greenwood Village
State: CO
Zip: 80111
Phone (W): 303-353-3638
Email: julie.nelsen@merrick.com
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Description:
Civil Water Engineer III –Water and Wastewater
CO-LOV-17-046 (#LI-CC1)

Introduction
Merrick & Company is seeking a Civil Engineer III with experience in design and construction oversight of water and wastewater infrastructure to join our Water Group in our Loveland, CO and Denver, CO office.

Job Description
· Perform assignments in the analysis and design of water and wastewater systems.
· Prepare and review working drawings, details, layouts, cost estimates, studies, reports and work products.
· Position also involves providing construction support and oversight including administration and limited inspection, document review of designs by others for conformance of design standards and support to municipal water and sewer operations and maintenance.
· Must be capable of performing independent design tasks, reviewing the designs of others, preparing bid documents including drawings and specifications, and organizing all drawings, reports, calculations, and associated project deliverables, after receiving initial instructions from project manager, while receiving limited supervision.
· Must become knowledgeable of Merrick procedures, understand them and be able to apply them when required.
· Candidate must be capable of making sound engineering decisions, exercise initiative, judgment and knowledge commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.
· The successful candidate must possess good interpersonal skills to effectively interface with clients and Local, State, and Federal government agencies and be capable to lead project progress meetings, make project presentations, and provide clear written communications.
· Additional duties may involve project management for projects.
· Some travel may be required.
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Ad Title: Collection & Distribution Lead Operator
Location: Parker, CO
Post Date: 03/27/17
City: Parker
State: CO
Zip: 80134
Phone (W): 303-841-4627
Email: districtjobs@pwsd.org
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Description:
Parker Water and Sanitation District is accepting applications for a full-time Collection & Distribution Lead Operator for the Water Resources Department.

JOB SUMMARY
This non-exempt position is responsible for leading a team of operators and for performing a wide variety of semi-skilled and manual work involved in the maintenance, installation, and repair of the District’s water distribution and sewer collection systems. Lead and assist in the supervision of operators, and inspect and review work methods, performance and quality. Minimum of Colorado Class 1 Collection and Colorado Class 1 Distribution certifications are required.

Duties will include, but not limited to:
• Responsible for leading, coaching, training, and directing a team of operators of various educational, certification and practical skill levels in both the collection and distribution areas of operations.
• Responsible for trouble shooting equipment and process control issues and working closely with the maintenance and IT departments, vendors and contractors for equipment repairs and scheduling. Performs appropriate follow-up procedures and keeps the Water Resources Superintendent informed.
• Oversees assigned operators and along with them, operate pumps, engines, generators and valves to control processes at lift stations, reservoirs, wells, storage tanks and booster stations according to standard operating procedures. Inspects equipment and makes recommendations to the Water Resources Superintendent regarding necessary repairs and maintenance.

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Ad Title: Seasonal Laborer
Location: Parker, CO
Post Date: 03/27/17
City: Parker
State: CO
Zip: 80134
Phone (W): 303-841-4627
Email: districtjobs@pwsd.org
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Description:
Parker Water and Sanitation District is accepting applications for a summer laborer position.

JOB SUMMARY
This non-exempt, non-benefited, temporary position performs general miscellaneous and unskilled tasks within the Water Resources Department. Some duties may include, but not limited to:
• Flushing fire hydrants
• Assist with valve maintenance
• Cleaning well houses and wastewater buildings
• Clean algae and debris from the secondary clarifiers weirs
• Perform routine clean-up and housekeeping of work areas and equipment.

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Ad Title: Summer Seasonal Systems Maintenance – Eagle River Water and Sanitati
Location: Avon, CO
Post Date: 03/27/17
Contact: Alison Kelkenberg
City: Vail
State: CO
Zip: 81567
Phone (W): 9704775418
Email: akelkenberg@erwsd.org
Website: visit our website...
Description:
Looking for a great Summer job with great views and a purpose? Eagle River Water and Sanitation District is currently seeking Seasonal Systems Maintenance Workers to support the Field Operations department in Summer operations. This role will support the goals of the Field Operations Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service, and maintaining the District’s extensive network of underground assets. The department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork.
This is a great opportunity for a candidate who would like to gain some exposure to our industry and to work outdoors in a role that provides a service for our community. Other benefits include paid holidays and opportunities for training.

The regular schedule for this position will be 7:00am-3:30pm Monday-Friday but may work weekends or holidays as required. This position will work up to 1000 hours for the season and will be based out of the Avon Wastewater Treatment Facility.
We are also

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Assists in performing or performs repairs to fire hydrants, water mains, water valves, PRV's, sewer lines, sewer manholes, lift stations and helping other departments as needed.
• Performs repairs on equipment used by maintenance department.
• Operates power and hand tools in assisting with main repairs and system maintenance.
• Completes work orders daily and work order requests for jobs.
• Conducts general maintenance and painting.
• Performs traffic control on job sites.
• Must be willing to work overtime and weekends.
• Required to follow all District safety and security policies and wear Personal Protective Equipment as required by the job duties

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Ad Title: Industrial Mechanic - Water Plant
Location: Boulder, CO
Post Date: 03/21/17
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Description:
OVERALL JOB OBJECTIVE:

Under general supervision, to perform a variety of skilled maintenance, repair, and construction tasks on wastewater treatment equipment and facilities to ensure reliable and effective operation of the wastewater treatment facility, and to perform related duties as required.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Performs skilled maintenance and repair on treatment facility and remote facility equipment. This includes the following:
Troubleshoots, repairs, and overhauls pumps, motors, electrical breakers, circuitry, and associated equipment, variable frequency drives, valves and piping, chemical feeders, material conveyance equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, methane and natural gas boilers, and HVAC equipment.
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 and electrical systems 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.
2. Performs technical diagnosis including:
Performs 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.
Uses electrical diagnostic equipment to make repairs or recommendations regarding low and high voltage electrical circuitry and controls.
Utilizes computer software programs to diagnose and repair HVAC problems.
3. Directs and 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.
4. Reads and interprets technical manuals and electronic, electrical, and mechanical schematics in the course of troubleshooting problems. Updates electrical/mechanical blueprints and schematics as system revisions are made.
5. Serves on various facility committees and projects such as safety, plant design and construction. Works with design consultants and construction managers on facility improvement projects and assists in oversight responsibilities. Directs and oversees contract maintenance and repair work.
6. Utilizes computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) to track repair work, spare parts usage, and maintenance activities, both preventative and corrective.
7. Maintains spare parts and supply inventories. Orders and purchases parts, supplies, and tools.
8. Oversees maintenance shop including checking out tools and supplies and maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
9. Is alert to conditions and events occurring at the wastewater treatment 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.
10.Other:
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
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Ad Title: Wastewater Treatment Operator
Contact: Marta Matsuno
City: Brighton
State: CO
Zip: 80601
Phone (W): 303-655-2098
Email: mmatsuno@brightonco.gov
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Description:
POSITION: Wastewater Treatment Operator
Position works 4/10 shifts SALARY: $18.33-$29.48 DOQ + Benefits
DEPARTMENT: Public Works CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

Definition:
Performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled duties in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant. Looking for someone who likes to learn in a challenging and stimulating work environment, upward mobility based on your motivation to learn. This position is trainable. This position must work well independently and with the public, while providing excellent, respectful customer service and human relations skills which support of the City of Brighton’s mission and values.
Example of Duties:
Make scheduled wastewater treatment plant rounds observing plant operations, performing a variety of duties pertaining to wastewater treatment and noting plant maintenance needs. Monitor plant functions by reading gauges, graphs, meters, and control panels and SCADA system. Collect samples and perform routine laboratory tests, document results and take appropriate actions. Assist in a variety of maintenance and repairs of plant equipment and facilities including lubricating, painting, rebuilding and replacing treatment system parts and components. Clean and maintain tanks, screens, filters, pipes and pumps. Assist in inspecting and adjusting field pumping stations. Identify and inform supervisor and co-workers of present and potential problems and hazards. Train in the techniques and practices of wastewater treatment in order to become certified or to increase certification. Operate equipment and vehicles to repair and maintain the plant grounds. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. This position may be exposed to fumes, pathogens, airborne particles and various chemicals, some of which may be toxic. Work environment includes exposure to various conditions including excessive noise and extreme heat or cold. Use of a respirator may be required for some tasks and the operator may have to work in confined spaces.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Basic principles of high school biology and chemistry as applied to wastewater treatment. Ability to conduct basic laboratory tests, maintain records and compile data into written reports, recognize and react to treatment process changes and demands. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow workers and supervisors. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be able to work weekends.
Apply online at www.brightonco.gov or at 500 S. 4th Avenue, Brighton, CO 80601. Phone 303-655-2098 FAX 303-655-2171.

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Ad Title: Water Resources Maintenance Worker I - Seasonal
Location: City of Brighton
Post Date: 03/14/17
Contact: Marta Matsuno
City: Brighton
State: CO
Zip: 80601
Phone (W): 303-655-2098
Email: mmatsuno@brightonco.gov
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Description:
POSITION: Water Resources Maintenance Worker I - Seasonal SALARY: $16.15/hr.
DEPARTMENT: Utilities CLOSES: Open Until Filled
Performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled duties in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant. Looking for someone who likes to learn in a challenging and stimulating work environment, upward mobility based on your motivation to learn. This position is trainable.

Example of Duties:
Make scheduled wastewater treatment plant rounds observing plant operations, performing a variety of duties pertaining to wastewater treatment and noting plant maintenance needs. Monitor plant functions by reading gauges, graphs, meters, and control panels and SCADA system. Collect samples and perform routine laboratory tests, document results and take appropriate actions. Assist in a variety of maintenance and repairs of plant equipment and facilities including lubricating, painting, rebuilding and replacing treatment system parts and components. Clean and maintain tanks, screens, filters, pipes and pumps. Assist in inspecting and adjusting field pumping stations. Identify and inform supervisor and co-workers of present and potential problems and hazards. Train in the techniques and practices of wastewater treatment in order to become certified or to increase certification. Operate equipment and vehicles to repair and maintain the plant grounds. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. This position may be exposed to fumes, pathogens, airborne particles and various chemicals, some of which may be toxic. Work environment includes exposure to various conditions including excessive noise and extreme heat or cold. Use of a respirator may be required for some tasks and the operator may have to work in confined spaces.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Basic principles of high school biology and chemistry as applied to wastewater treatment. Ability to conduct basic laboratory tests, maintain records and compile data into written reports, recognize and react to treatment process changes and demands. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow workers and supervisors. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be able to work weekends.

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Ad Title: Utility Locator
Location: Avon, CO
Post Date: 03/13/17
Contact: Alison Kelkenberg
City: Vail
State: CO
Zip: 81657
Phone (W): 9704775418
Email: akelkenberg@erwsd.org
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Description:
The Eagle River Water and Sanitation District is currently seeking an experienced Utility Locator to perform activities related to utility locating including maintenance, locating and recording underground utility lines and other District assets.

This position supports the goals of the Field Operations Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service, and maintaining the District’s extensive network of underground assets. The department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork.

The regular schedule for this position will be 40 hours a week Monday-Friday and will be responsible for occasional on-call shifts.

This is an exciting opportunity for a positive, collaborative and communicative professional with good decision making ability. The ideal candidate for this role must be organized, have utility locating experience and be comfortable working on their own. This position will have a ton of daily variety, including working with lots of different people, office work and outdoor field work. And the best part: you get paid to drive around and see some pretty amazing places.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Locates underground utility lines for ERWSD/UERWA.
Uses utility maps, as-built civil engineering drawings, G.I.S. information, and various pipe and electronic locating equipment.
Utilizes stakes, flags, and/or paint to mark the location of underground utilities.
Utilizing Cityworks and 811 prepares various reports, forms, photos and memos to document work orders, and problems encountered and/or resolved.
Create and complete computer generated work orders daily using GIS and CMMS.
Updates ERWSD/UERWA program-related records.
Verifies field information and notifies the designated departments regarding updates and corrections.
Investigates and prepares detailed written documentation on excavations that result in damage to underground utilities.
Assists in shut down of mains for repairs or connections.
Provides support and back up to the Field Operations and Customer Service staff.
Operates and maintains mechanical and electronic equipment,
Demonstrate knowledge of District Regulations regarding development and construction.
Coordinate activities with other District Departments and/or Divisions.
Required to follow all District safety and security policies and wear Personal Protective Equipment as required by the job duties.
Other duties as assigned
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Ad Title: Class D Water Treatment, Class 1 Distribution and Collection Operator
Location: Inverness Water & Sanitation District
Post Date: 02/24/17
Contact: Marty Deline
City: Englewood
State: CO
Zip: 80130
Phone (W): 303-790-7434
Email: contactus@invernesswater.org
Description:
Full time position operating groundwater and consecutive water facilities, distribution system and collection system. IWSD is a special district serving a commercial/resort/residential community and Cottonwood Water & Sanitation District in Parker, CO. Seeking a high-quality, self-motivated, good team worker because we strive to provide excellent customer service with a relatively small staff.
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Ad Title: Public Works
Location: Town of Nunn
Post Date: 02/24/17
Contact: Cathy Payne
City: Town of Nunn
State: CO
Zip: 80648
Phone (W): 970-897-2385
Email: townofnunn@ezlink.com
Description:
Must have the ability to maintain the Town's infrastructure and cemetery. This includes operating town equipment, reading water meters, repairs, as needed for water lines, equipment, etc. Need to be detail orientated. Salary, negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.
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Ad Title: Utility Worker
Location: Strontia Springs Reservoir
Post Date: 02/16/17
Contact: Rod Innes
City: Westminster
State: CO
Zip: 80031
Phone (W): 303.430.1441
Email: rod@conetstaff.com
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Description:
Utility Worker
Job Description
$16.00/hr
M-F 8am-4:30pm

Position Summary:
• Under direct supervision, preform skilled landscape involving installation, maintenance, and repair of landscape, irrigation, and pesticide related products throughout all facilities and grounds.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
• This position does not have formal supervisory responsibilities over others.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Repair, install, and calibrate or adjust the maintenance of automatic irrigation systems. Apply herbicide/pesticides, prune or cut trees and shrubs, and perform other tasks related to grounds and landscape maintenance.
• Plan and schedule employees, materials, and equipment needed for the completion of assigned, routing, and emergency work.
• Collect, maintain, and analyze data regarding landscape condition, site vegetation, inventories preventative maintenance, equipment condition, contracts administration, and related information.
• Operate and maintain a variety of equipment including utility trucks, tractor mowers, and other related equipment. Transport equipment to job sites using small trucks and utility trailers in compliance with appropriate regulations.
• Assist new employees on standard job methods and procedures, the use of tools and equipment, and in the fundamentals of ground maintenance.
• Estimate and procure materials for landscape repairs and instillation.
• Preform related work as required.

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Ad Title: Director of Water and Wasterwater Operations
Location: Highlands Ranch, CO
Post Date: 02/15/17
Contact: Human Resources
City: Highlands Ranch
State: CO
Zip: 80129
Phone (W): 303-791-0430
Email: humanresources@highlandsranch.org
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Description:
Centennial Water and Sanitation District, which serves the community of Highlands Ranch, CO and adjoining portions of northern Douglas County, is seeking an experienced Director of Water and Wastewater Operations. The current population of Highlands Ranch is more than 95,000 residents. The District’s operations include surface-water diversions and pumping systems; raw-water transmission and reservoir storage; surface-water and ground-water treatment; treated-water transmission, distribution, and metering; and wastewater collection and treatment. The District also operates a robust conjunctive use system with over 50 Denver Basin and four alluvial supply wells, and a proven aquifer storage and recovery system. The District has extensive surface- and ground-water resources, and is an member of the South Metro Water Supply Authority, the South Metro WISE Authority, the Colorado Water Congress, the American Water Works Association, the Water and Environment Federation, and the Chatfield Reallocation Mitigation Company.

Primary Responsibilities:
* Reports to the General Manager and works in collaboration with other directors and managers to achieve the District’s goals and objectives.

* Prepares and manages annual Operations budgets.

* Supervises division managers and department support staff, either directly or through subordinates.

* Collaborates with water resources staff on the delivery of raw water from surface water and ground water sources for treatment and transmission.

* Responsible for carrying out water and wastewater operations to meet community service demands and assure operations comply with all Stare and Federal regulations, including CDPHE permit conditions.

* Oversees the development of short- and long-range plans related to operation of the District’s water and wastewater infrastructure, staff, maintenance, and capital investments.


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Ad Title: Water Utility Worker II
Location: Coeur d Alene, ID
Post Date: 02/07/17
Contact: Darci Todd
Phone (W): 208-666-5755
Email: dtodd@cdaid.org
Description:
Utility Worker II, City of Coeur d'Alene. Starting hourly wage is $18.55, supplemented by a generous benefit package. Performs diverse office & field duties for the Water Department, including installation, maintenance & repair duties of the city water supply, storage and distribution system. Complete job announcement & application available on website, www.cdaid.org, or H.R., 710 E. Mullan, CDA, (208) 769-2205. Filing deadline is 5pm, Friday, 2/24/17. EOE.
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Ad Title: Water Distribution Technician
Location: Colorado Front Range
Post Date: 02/06/17
Contact: Ray Olson
City: Highlands Ranch
State: CO
Zip: 80126
Phone (W): 3039138110
Email: ray.olson@tw-summit.com
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Description:
TW Summit Corporation, a Colorado front range based company, is looking for motivated distribution system operators that want to make a difference in the Colorado water community. TW Summit provides water distribution operation and maintenance programs to water utilities and water districts that understand the demands on their staff as well as what is required to keep their systems operating in an efficient and dependable manner. TW Summit can supplement the utility workforce with knowledgeable operators that are dedicated to the assigned task without distractions from emergency pipe repair, meter reading and other normal duties of a utility.

Water Distribution Technicians perform a variety of duties including:
• Valve inspection & exercising
• Fire hydrant inspection & maintenance
• Hydrant repair
• PRV maintenance & repair
• ARV maintenance & repair
• Water storage tank cleaning and disinfection
• System flushing for water quality purposes
• Distribution system trouble shooting
• Leak survey
• Leak pinpointing
• Install\replace water meters
• Read water meters

Equipment used include:
• Hand tools
• Hydraulic valve operator
• High capacity vacuum unit
• Acoustic leak equipment
• Specialized hydrant repair tools
• Pressure washer



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Ad Title: Utility Plant Operator (Wastewater)
Location: City of Northglenn
Post Date: 02/02/17
Contact: Debbie Garcia
City: Northglenn
State: CO
Zip: 80233
Phone (W): 303-450-8806
Email: Dgarcia@northglenn.org
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Description:
Our Wastewater Treatment Facility is expanding! Located on a scenic property north of Denver that serves over 37,000 residents. We are currently looking to add new operations staff to assist with expanded functions and hours of operation as we move forward with improvements and upgrades to our plant. Come join our team in this exciting time. We are looking for hard-working, dedicated, and creative staff who enjoy a challenge; who share information and receive feedback, listen to and respect input, participate in workgroup conversations, and directly deal with issues that arise; who remain alert and respond to needs calmly and thoughtfully; who take proper safety precautions; and who contribute to the team and work with respect and courtesy. This position is challenging, rewarding, and offers opportunities for growth. Northglenn assists with training opportunities and encourages attainment of higher certifications.

The primary duties include: acting as a steward to the environment and the community; effectively communicating with staff and supervisors; making daily inspections of treatment process components & equipment; monitoring plant functions through gauges, meters, control panels, and computerized monitoring systems; keeping accurate and legible logs; collecting samples from various treatment processes; performing basic laboratory tests; preparing paperwork for sample collection and delivery; cleaning screens, pipes, clarifiers, basins, and pumps; calculating flow rates and chemical dosages; calibrating chemical feed systems; performing facility and equipment preventive maintenance and repair; calibrating laboratory and field instruments and on-line monitoring equipment.
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