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Ad Title: Water/Wastewater Operator
Location: Clear Creek, Summit, Eagle and Lake counties
Post Date: 03/30/20
Contact: John Volk
State: CO
Phone (W): 970-389-4491
Email: jvolk@wqcpllc.com
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Description:
Water Quality Control Professionals LLC, a contract operations company, is seeking a class B operator to oversee and maintain multiple water/wastewater facilities. The facilities are in Clear Creek, Summit, Eagle, Lake and Chaffee counties.
The drinking water surface water facilities are membrane ultra-filtration, cartridge filtration and slow sand filtration. The groundwater facilities are well and chlorination. The operator will be responsible for performing scheduled site inspections, routine maintenance, collecting water quality samples, performing visual storage tank inspections, maintaining cross connection plans, creating and maintaining SOP’s, attending sanitary surveys with CDPHE, completing and submitting monthly operational reports, etc.
The wastewater facilities are SBR, lagoon, IFAS Bio-wheel and advanced septic treatment systems. The operator will be responsible for performing scheduled site inspections, collecting water quality samples, making operational changes based on process control testing, creating and maintaining SOP’s, performing routine maintenance, completing and submitting DMRs into netDMR, etc.

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Ad Title: Plant Operator Water Reclamation Facility (Wastewater Treatment Plant)
Location: Loveland, Colorado
Post Date: 03/27/20
Description:
Performs all necessary technical and physical functions needed to operate and maintain the treatment processes and equipment of the treatment plant under the guidance and direction of the Wastewater Treatment Manager and Lead Plant Operator.
The salary range for this position is $17.46- $39.47 per hour 

Hiring range per certification level, qualifications and experience:

Plant Operator D $17.46 - $21.39 per hour 
Plant Operator C $21.93 - $26.83 per hour 
Plant Operator B $23.90 - $29.86 per hour 
Plant Operator A $26.30 - $32.88 per hour 
Next reading of applicants on: 4/10/20 at 4:30 P.M. M.S.T.

With over 300 days of sunshine, its proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park, its endless outdoor recreation options and a thriving arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene, Loveland has consistently been ranked as one of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S.. Featured by USA Today in 2017 as one of the Most Idyllic Picturesque towns in America, the rest of the world is figuring out what we have known for quite some time… Loveland, Colorado has EVERYTHING YOU LOVE! ~ Love What You Do, Land With Us!

Benefits Package Includes:

Medical
Wellness Clinic
Dental
Vision
Retirement
Holidays
Vacation
Medical Leave
Wellness Program
City of Loveland University
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Monitors parameters, flows and equipment while performing plant rounds.
Assists in using accepted methods to produce the highest water quality in an economical manner.
Reacts to impending process problems in a timely and proper manner.
Assists personnel in meeting target parameters.
Monitors treatment efficiencies by performing and participating in all testing and sampling schedules with accepted techniques and at scheduled times.
Interprets test results and makes process adjustments and changes to optimize treatment processes.
Trains and assists less experienced staff as needed with operation of the treatment plant.
Performs calculations based on test results.
Gathers all pertinent operational information and communicates this information to on-site staff and subsequent shifts.
Keeps all records of parameters and accurate results up to date and neat.
Generates reports on energy usage or conservation, process parameters, and other subjects.
Maintains graphs and trend charts in a neat and current condition.
Enters data into computer accurately and on time.
Records operational changes, observations and completed jobs daily.
Maintains cleanliness in laboratory.
Performs maintenance and calibration of laboratory and on-line treatment plant equipment and field devices.
Collaborating with co-workers, Lead Plant Operator and Wastewater Treatment Manager to embrace a team effort at all times to maintain operation of the treatment plant.
Maintains all applicable data acquisition, records and archives.
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
Required to work various shifts including nights and weekends as needed.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

Performs duties as necessary to act as Lead Plant Operator during absences of the Lead Plant Operator
Plant Operator A level individuals may act as Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC), as mandated by Colorado State Certification Board and City of Loveland Water Reclamation Facility Operating Plan.
SUPERVISORY DUTIES:

None

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Thorough knowledge of methods, equipment and procedures used in wastewater analysis.
Must have experience and knowledge of SCADA and HMI systems.
Knowledge of mathematics, sciences and regulatory standards relative to wastewater discharge standards for the City’s NPDES discharge permit and / or water quality standards.
Ability to apply logic of the scientific methods to solve problems encountered in laboratory testing.
Ability to assimilate and interpret scientific data as required for the methodologies utilized.
Ability to effectively train personnel in operations and lab procedures and techniques orally and in writing.
Ability to perform all instrument calibrations, sampling and testing procedures, such as turbidity, pH, settleometer, dissolved oxygen, alkalinity, TIN (Total Inorganic Nitrogen), ammonia, phosphorus, etc. used in wastewater treatment.
Must have knowledge of wastewater construction, rehabilitation, specifications and safety practices.
Ability to understand design/construction drawings and provide review comments and discussions with Water and Power staff, engineers, and contractors.
Ability to perform flow, dosage, loading and other applicable calculations manually.
Maintains effective working relations with co-workers and supervisor.
Core competencies:

Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness

Job specific competencies:

Job Expertise; Problem Solving; Reporting; Maintenance; Coaching


Material and equipment directly used:

Telephone, two-way radio, personal computer equipment, calculator, vehicle, safety equipment, breathing apparatus, laboratory equipment and instrumentation.

Working conditions and physical requirements:

Work is performed in a laboratory, office, and industrial plant environment. Tasks will involve climbing ladders, stairs and steps, traversing catwalk grating, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping and kneeling on a frequent basis, and working in confined spaces. Work may also require working outside in all weather conditions and at all times of the day. Work may involve coming into regular and sometimes long-term contact with bacteria and odorous, infectious and obnoxious material. Work will involve performing sampling, equipment and instrument calibration and maintenance, often in difficult areas to access. Strenuous physical work involving moving, positioning, pushing, pulling or manipulating objects up to 150 pounds occasionally and/or moving, positioning and carrying loads of up to 50 pounds upstairs and loading on four-foot high surfaces frequently. Manual dexterity is required to complete work tasks through safe and proper operation of power and hand tools. Ability to inspect and determine status of equipment and unit processes using audio, visual, aromatic and tactile indicators. Ability to use gas monitoring equipment, safety tripod and harness and any other required safety equipment for entering either permit or non-permit required confined spaces. Ability to work unsupervised and alone on both day and evening shifts or at night during duty call-out. Ability to respond to audio alarms and phone calls. Mandatory On-Call rotation will include after-hour and weekend work. Must be available while On-Call by cellular phone 24 hours a day.  Must respond within 45-minutes to 920 South Boise Ave.

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

 Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.
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Ad Title: Wastewater Operator
Location: Fruita, CO
Post Date: 03/22/20
Contact: Odette Brach
City: Fruita
State: CO
Zip: 81521
Phone (W): 970-858-8373
Email: obrach@fruita.org
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Description:
The City of Fruita, Colorado is currently seeking a Colorado Certified Wastewater Operator to perform a variety of skilled technical duties and semi skilled labor in the operation and maintenance of the City's 2.3 MGD treatment facility. This facility is a BNR process with ATAD solids handling and is operated by a staff of 5 employees.

Starting hourly rate varies from $17.26 to $24.90, depending upon certification level and experience.

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Ad Title: Collection - Wastewater Utility IV
Location: Pueblo,Colorado
Post Date: 03/20/20
Contact: Manuel Alcala
City: Pueblo
State: CO
Zip: 81003
Phone (W): 719 553 2635
Email: civilsvc@pueblo.us
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Description:
The Wastewater Utility Worker IV is a non-exempt position that reports to the WW Collection Supervisor. The Wastewater Utility Worker IV performs moderately technical and manual labor duties supporting the Wastewater Collection division. Duties and tasks include the cleaning, maintaining, inspecting, and repairing sanitary and storm sewers, drains, manholes, and catch basins. The Wastewater Utility Worker IV provides supervision to employees of a lesser classification.
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Ad Title: Lab Analyst II
Location: Pueblo, Colorado
Post Date: 03/20/20
Contact: Manuel Alcala
City: Pueblo
State: CO
Zip: 81003
Phone (W): 719 553 2635
Email: civilsvc@pueblo.us
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Description:
The Lab Analyst II is a non-exempt position that reports to the WWTP Lab Supervisor. The Lab Analyst is responsible for performing a variety of wastewater and environmental analysis.


1.Conducts chemical, physical and bacteriological analyses on water, wastewater, biosolids, industrial waste samples and other sources as necessary
2.Prepares laboratory equipment, instruments, and reagents required for the analysis
3.Tests samples and quality control standards, and then calculates results
4.Cleans equipment and work area after use
5.Records test data and prepares reports

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Ad Title: Wastewater Utility Worker IV
Location: Pueblo Colorado
Post Date: 03/18/20
City: Pueblo
State: CO
Email: civilservice@pueblo.us
Website: visit our website...
Description:
Descriptive Statement
The Wastewater Utility Worker IV is a non-exempt position that reports to the WW Collection Supervisor. The Wastewater Utility Worker IV performs moderately technical and manual labor duties supporting the Wastewater Collection division. Duties and tasks include the cleaning, maintaining, inspecting, and repairing sanitary and storm sewers, drains, manholes, and catch basins. The Wastewater Utility Worker IV provides supervision to employees of a lesser classification.

Duties & Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Operates power sewer cleaning equipment such as sewer rodders, sewer bucket machines, high velocity pipe cleaning machines, vacuum machines, compressors and other tools and equipment for cleaning storm and sanitary sewers, manholes, and catch basins
Operates light and heavy motor vehicles and equipment such as backhoes, loader, and skid steers
Flushes and cleans sanitary and storm sewers
Constructs, repairs and maintains manholes, sewer pipes and catch basins
Maintains fluid levels including water, oil, battery level and anti-freeze on all vehicles and equipment
Performs vehicle pre-trip inspections in accordance with the State and City policies
Operates television trucks and equipment for closed circuit television inspection of underground sewer mains, manholes, vaults, and other appurtenances
Enter manholes and other permit-required confined spaces to inspect, clean, and repair sanitary sewer mains and manholes
Establishes and maintains proper traffic barricades and signs when working in public right-of-way
May perform after normal business hour locates
Supervises employees of a lesser classification and serves as the responsible person in charge of crew
IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS:
May perform duties of similar classifications of an equal or lower pay grade
Operates and maintains sewer pump stations
May act as Collection Supervisor in the absence of the WW Collections Supervisor

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Heavy lifting of up to 50 pounds is an essential function of this position.
Requires good hearing to communicate with other staff members, hear audible alarms and listen to equipment to detect possible problems.
The incumbent must be able to perform a full range of body movements and manual dexterity to inspect, maintain and repair equipment including sanitary sewer mains and appurtenances; operate and adjust equipment or controls; perform data entry work on a computer; drive City vehicles; and perform other essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
The Wastewater Utility Worker IV shall possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Knowledge, skill and ability to operate equipment for cleaning storm and sanitary sewers
Knowledge, skill and ability to operate the television truck and equipment for closed circuit television inspection of sewer mains, manholes, vaults, and other appurtenances
Ability to operate light and heavy motorized equipment
Knowledge and skill to inspect various types of sewer mains, manholes, pump stations and catch basins and detect deficiencies and repair them when necessary
Knowledge of methods of scraping, rodding and flushing sewers, vacuuming and cleaning manholes and catch basins
Ability to use chemicals safely and properly, including mixing and application, and use the information provided in material safety data sheets (MSDS) properly
Ability to make on the spot decisions
Knowledge of traffic and safety regulations, including but not limited to proper barricading and signing when working in public rights-of-way
Knowledge of city streets and locations of sewer mains, manholes, vaults, and other appurtenances
Ability to supervise employees of equal or lower classification effectively
Ability to follow safety procedures and rules, including those pertaining to confined space workspace areas
Ability to lift and carry equipment and supplies frequently weighing 50 pounds or more
Ability to understand and perform mathematical calculations related to wastewater including algebra-level math to calculate areas, volumes, flow rates, and loading rates
Skill to perform data entry at moderate speeds, and use a computerizes system to query for information
Skill to operate a computer using Microsoft Excel
Ability to communicate, work successfully with and provide good customer service to supervisors, other City employees, the public, and other agencies and organizations and;
Requires the knowledge skill and ability to successfully perform the essential duties of the WW Utility Worker II or WW Utility Worker III classification(s).

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Ad Title: Wastewater Plant Manager Position
Location: Leadville
Post Date: 03/18/20
City: Leadville
State: CO
Zip: 80461
Phone (W): 719-486-2993
Email: angelina@leadvillesanitation.com
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Description:
The Leadville Sanitation District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Wastewater Plant Manager and operator. The District provides wastewater collection and treatment services to properties located within the Leadville area. Responsibilities include operation and oversight of the District wastewater treatment plant and collection system; general administration services including preparation of monthly/yearly budgets and financial reports/correspondence; financial planning; annual compliance matters; and supervision of personnel.

The Manager reports directly to the Board of Directors. Applicants should have experience in wastewater operations, administration, accounting/finance and project management. Qualified candidates shall also possess excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with the Board of Directors, District staff, customers, other government agencies, contractors, engineers, attorneys, consultants and builders. A current Colorado Class B wastewater operator license with the ability to obtain a Wastewater Class A certification by March 1, 2021. A current Class 2 wastewater collection system certification is also required. A class B CDL is also preferred and must be obtained within 6 months of employment.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, including three references, to the District. The District is an equal opportunity employer and employs without regards to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, military status, age, disability, sexual preference or orientation, transgender status genetic information, or membership status or other status in any other group protected by applicable law.

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Ad Title: Water Utility Operator I, II, III, or IV
Location: City of Black Hawk
Post Date: 03/16/20
Contact: Gina Romero
City: Black Hawk
State: CO
Zip: 80422
Phone (W): 303-582-2293
Email: gromero@city of blackhawk.org
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Description:
SUMMARY:
Under direction of the Water Superintendent responsible for operation of water treatment plants, distribution systems, maintenance and repair of water mains, service lines, valves, pumps and water related appurtenances. Operator I is an entry level position, Operator II and III positions require progressive responsibilities, certifications and skills required. Operator IV is master level and is expected to perform a full range of duties with significant independence and initiative and typically serves as a lead worker, certifications required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Essential functions include: Operate and maintain water treatment plants and distribution systems, including water sampling for lab analysis and water quality compliance in accordance with regulations, math calculations for water treatment and distribution, install, repair and maintain water valves, fire hydrants, pressure regulators, pumps and related equipment; on-call to assist in after-hours emergency repair of water treatment plants or distribution systems; perform water utility locates and coordinate work with contractors; inspect new water service and water main installations; read and repair water meters; and perform other duties as assigned.

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Ad Title: Treatment Operations Supervisor - Wastewater Treatment Plant
Location: Longmont, CO
Post Date: 03/10/20
Contact: Human Resources
City: Longmont
State: CO
Zip: 80501
Phone (W): 303-651-8609
Email: hrsupport@longmontcolorado.gov
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Description:
Definition: Under the general direction of the Treatment Operations Manager, supervise personnel and operations at the City's wastewater treatment plant and assist with managing WWTP facilities.

Principal Duties: This is a highly skilled technical position responsible for organizing and coordinating the operation, maintenance and regulatory compliance activities within the City's wastewater treatment facility. Employees working in supervisory positions are expected to directly support the Department's strategy, goals and priorities. They are also expected to continue developing non-technical competencies such as verbal and written communication, mentoring and leadership, and collaboration skills. Supervise the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant. Supervise direct staff, and assist Treatment Operations Manager in operation and maintenance activities to ensure that the plant and associated
facilities, including bio-solids treatment and re-use, meet all State and Federal regulatory requirements and that City policies are appropriately implemented. This includes fulfilling the role of Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC), and actively operating the plants for a minimum of 100 hours per year. Monitor the operations of the plant using laboratory, maintenance and operational reports. Ensure that all plant activities are properly documented. Confer with operators, mechanics and supervisors regarding process control and maintenance issues. Provide input to Treatment Operations Manager and Maintenance Supervisor so that preventive, routine and corrective maintenance activities are identified and completed by maintenance and operations staff. Utilize Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system to collect and analyze operating data, control treatment processes and monitor the wastewater plant and related systems. Provide input to Treatment Operations Manager regarding SCADA needs at the wastewater treatment plant. Assist Treatment Operations Manager with preparing related plant reports for submission to State and Federal agencies. Establish and implement plant policies and procedures in cooperation with Treatment Operations Manager. Ensure that department and City policies and procedures are being followed. Provide input/feedback to the Treatment Operations Manager regarding the development and implementation of long-term plans and goals to improve treatment and operational efficiency. Oversee the purchasing of supplies, materials, equipment and services related to the day-to-day operation of the wastewater treatment plant. Prepare and provide input/feedback to the Treatment Operations Manager regarding preparing and administering the wastewater treatment plant budget. Supervise, train and evaluate staff. Recommend and participate in recruitment and selection. Evaluate performance and recommend/implement appropriate personnel actions. Schedule, assign and track staff activities and work completion. Prepare summary reports on staff activities, costs of operation, etc. as required. Provide technical training to staff and assist staff in identifying and obtaining outside training. Communicate Department and City policies, goals and procedures to staff. Ensure that staff follows applicable safety policies and procedures and that work is done in accordance with all local, state or national safety codes and requirements. Ensure compliance with all current and applicable wastewater treatment regulations and permits. Maintain knowledge of current and pending regulatory issues and changes in regulations. Work with Treatment Operations Manager to interpret regulations and take necessary actions to maintain compliance. Work with staff and higher level managers to plan for new and proposed regulatory requirements. Confer with Water Quality Lab to ensure that the WWTP water quality monitoring program is conducted in compliance with all applicable regulations. Work with Treatment Operations Manager to provide technical assistance to and assist in coordinating the activities of consultants, contractors and department engineering staff. Review and assist in the development of plans and specifications for treatment plant construction projects and equipment. Work with Treatment Operations Manager to respond to and resolve citizen and customer complaints and issues related to the wastewater facility. Conduct plant inspections on a routine basis to ensure the efficient and safe operation of the wastewater treatment plant and related facilities. Follow up on inspections with plant staff and Treatment Operations Manager to resolve issues. Maintain WWTP data and reports for use by operations and other City staff. Attend and participate in professional seminars and conferences to stay abreast of current practices, trends and innovations in the field of wastewater treatment. Obtain required training to maintain licenses and certifications. Build alliances, foster effective teamwork and build constructive relationships within and between individuals and other work groups. Coordinate activities with other City departments, divisions and outside agencies. Train, develop, guide and mentor employees toward improved performance in a manner consistent with City values and expectations. Performs essential duties and additional tasks in a manner which enhances City Attributes.

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in a plant environment inside an office and occasionally in process buildings. Work may entail occasional exposure to chemicals and dust. Work typically includes moderate lifting, walking, standing, sitting, kneeling, and driving passenger vehicles. Requires the use and wearing of a pager during and after work hours. The candidate for this position must be able to meet the physical requirements necessary to do the job.

Department: Public Works and Natural Resources
Division: Operations

Hiring Range: $6,430 - $7,144/monthly
Position Type: Regular Full-time with Benefits
Position Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. Occasional evenings and weekends

Selection
The selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, background investigation, criminal background check, substance screening and physical abilities testing.

DEADLINE: Online application (required) must be successfully submitted. This position is Open Until Filled. The online application process is available for this position on our website at www.longmontcolorado.gov/jobs. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the City Application.
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Ad Title: METROGRO Farm Seasonal Laborer
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 03/05/20
Contact: Patricia Lopez
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863233
Email: plopez@mwrd.dst.co.us
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Description:
SALARY: $15.00 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 03/05/20
CLOSING DATE: 04/30/20 05:00 PM
GENERAL STATEMENT/ ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Seasonal workers help maintain the METRGRO Farm for the summer season. Work begins mid-May into June and continues through end of August.

Works under the direction of the METROGRO Farm Administrator.
TYPICAL DUTIES:
Duties are not limited to and include the following:

1. Weeding, trimming, and planting.

2. Operating string trimmers, lawn mowers up to 52" wide, cultivators, rototillers and chainsaws.

3. Hand and shovel digging.

4. Mixing, applying/spraying herbicides.

5. Moving rock and landscape materials.

6. Hosing (with up to 1 1/4" hose size) inside clarifiers, aeration basins and cleaning messes.

7. Sweeping and general clean up.

8. Detail cleaning which may include wiping down piping, cabinets, walls, tile utilizing cleaning chemicals.

9. Operate small gas and/or electric vehicles.

10. Any other assigned rudimentary skilled tasks.
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Ad Title: The Forest Hills Metropolitan District (FHMD) seeks applicants for the position of District Manager.
Location: Golden, CO
Post Date: 03/04/20
Contact: Mike Swartzlander
City: Golden
State: CO
Zip: 80401
Email: director5@fhmd.net
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Description:
The Forest Hills Metropolitan District (FHMD) seeks applicants for the contract position of District Manager. The District provides potable water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, and operation and maintenance of streets, recreation areas, open spaces, and other facilities to a small, gated community of 149 homes, located just east of the Genesee area. For more information about the District, please visit www.FHMD.net. Responsibilities include:
o Report to the District’s Board of Directors and implement Board policy
o Oversee operation, maintenance, and capital improvements of all facilities in a manner that complies with all applicable Colorado and Federal environmental, health and safety statutes and regulations
o Ensure compliance with special district regulations (Article 32 of the Colorado Revised Statutes)
o Visit the site at least monthly to review the condition of facilities and propose maintenance and repair actions
o Attend monthly board meetings and prepare and present monthly reports on facility activities and issues
o Manage bidding processes, contractor agreements, and purchase orders
o Oversee activities of the District's contractors, which include: Administrative assistant, water rights engineer, water rights attorney, accountant/billing, water/wastewater Operator Responsible In Charge, professional design engineer, general counsel, construction contractors and others, as necessary
o Provide financial management for the District, including development of annual budgets, review of billing and invoices, management of District accounts, etc.
o Provide recommendations to the Board, including legal, financial, operations, maintenance, repairs, capital improvements, and other issues
o Interface with residents and resolve their issues that may arise

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Ad Title: Collections System Technician
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 03/03/20
Contact: Patricia Lopez
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863233
Email: plopez@mwrd.dst.co.us
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Description:
SALARY: $18.27 - $25.59 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 02/06/20
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
GENERAL STATEMENT/ ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs a variety of semi-skilled duties related to the operation and maintenance of the District's interceptor system and wastewater treatment facilities which range from 8in. to 97in. sewer mains over a 750 square mile service area. Works under the direction of a Transmission Supervisor or higher classified employee.

TYPICAL DUTIES:
Operates powered equipment, hand and power tools used in the operation and maintenance of the District's Central Treatment Plant, Northern Treatment Plant, and Interceptor System.
Assists in the high pressure jet/vac cleaning and CCTV inspection of the interceptor system.
Collects wastewater samples for the District's annual charge program. Operates and maintains automatic sampling equipment. Assists in the flow metering and sampling of wastewater for the Districts Industrial Pretreatment and Regulatory programs.
Operates dual axle dump truck, mobile crane truck, heavy duty/all-terrain forklift, front end loader, skid steer, and light duty tractor with attachments.
Operates the high pressure jet/vac truck, backhoe, and perform line locates in the absence of a CSO.
Servicing various types of equipment that includes checking and maintain proper fluid level and lubricating the moving parts and wearing surfaces.
Performs light duty industrial painting using brushes and rollers.
Performs and provides support to various safety activities such as vehicle traffic control and confined space entry. Cleans interceptor facilities and equipment such as structures, automotive vehicles and samplers. Performs grounds work such as watering, adjusting and repairing sprinklers, mowing grounds and spraying. Operates gates and valves associated with performing their maintenance duties.
Cleans District facilities such as metering vaults and diversion structures through the use of a trailer mounted pressure washer and mild detergents.
Assist the CSO in the installation of traffic control devices.
Performs other related duties as required.
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Ad Title: Facilities Maintenance Worker
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 03/03/20
Contact: Patricia Lopez
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863233
Email: plopez@mwrd.dst.co.us
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Description:
SALARY: $16.45 - $23.04 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 09/26/19
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
GENERAL STATEMENT/ ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs a variety of unskilled to semi-skilled duties related to maintenance of the District's facilities. Works under the direction of a supervisor.
TYPICAL DUTIES:
(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all of the tasks which may be found in positions of this class.)
Performs semi-skilled, unlicensed trades work on a regular basis in multiple trades areas including, carpentry, locksmith, glazing, masonry, minor mechanical maintenance, minor plumbing, air filter changes, painting preparation and painting.
Performs routine pickup and delivery of materials for the District. Performs computerized parts research and ordering through the CMMS system.
Performs manual labor such as high pressure hosing, sweeping, mopping, shoveling, heavy lifting (and team lifting) during equipment set up/removal, and materials handling.
Performs safety activities such as traffic control, hot work, respirator use, fall prevention and frequently performs work in confined spaces. Performs hand signals and rigging for crane and hoisting operations and equipment positioning. Erects scaffolding.
Maintains industrial facilities, wastewater treatment structures, conduits and equipment using hand tools, power tools, and powered equipment. Performs industrial cleaning on wastewater treatment structures and equipment such as process buildings, aeration basins, clarifiers, and in various containment tanks/vaults/digesters using chemicals and heavy duty cleaning equipment, large psi pressure washers, and fire pumps.
Services and cleans automotive vehicles, weed/lawn mowers, pressure washers, sprayers, and other equipment.
Performs grounds work, including repair of landscape damage; mixes and applies herbicides, adjusts, repairs and installs sprinkler system piping and valves up to 4-inch supply systems. Performs snow removal activities. Guides and directs Seasonal Laborers during summer grounds activities.
Performs office maintenance repair work such as replacing lamps, door maintenance/repair, toilet and sink removal/repair, ice machine maintenance/repair, minor plumbing and drain maintenance. Moves offices including the removal and installation of modular office furniture and computers.
Operates computers to receive work assignments/information and report work progress.
Performs other related duties as required.
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Ad Title: RWHTF Seasonal Laborer (Landscape/Grounds/Facilities)
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 03/03/20
Contact: Patricia Lopez
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863233
Email: plopez@mwrd.dst.co.us
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Description:
SALARY: $15.00 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 02/20/20
CLOSING DATE: 04/30/20 05:00 PM
GENERAL STATEMENT/ ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
4-Day Workweek (Monday - Thursday or Tuesday - Friday) ~ 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Seasonal workers help maintain District properties for the summer season. Work begins mid-May into early June and continues through the end of August.

Works under the direction of the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor.
TYPICAL DUTIES:
Duties are not limited to and include the following:

1. Weeding, trimming, and planting.
2. Operating string trimmers, lawn mowers up to 52" wide, cultivators, rototillers and chainsaws.
3. Hand and shovel digging.
4. Mixing, applying/spraying herbicides.
5. Moving rock and landscape materials.
6. Hosing (with up to 1 1/4" hose size) inside clarifiers, aeration basins and cleaning messes.
7. Sweeping and general clean up.
8. Detail cleaning which may include wiping down piping, cabinets, walls, tile utilizing cleaning chemicals.
9. Operate small gas and/or electric vehicles.
10. Any other assigned rudimentary skilled tasks.
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Ad Title: NTP Seasonal Laborer (Landscaping/Grounds/Facilities)
Location: Brighton, CO
Post Date: 03/03/20
Contact: Patricia Lopez
City: Brighton
State: CO
Zip: 80601
Phone (W): 3032863233
Email: plopez@mwrd.dst.co.us
Website: visit our website...
Description:
SALARY: $15.00 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 02/20/20
CLOSING DATE: 04/30/20 05:00 PM
GENERAL STATEMENT/ ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
4-day Workweek (Monday - Thursday or Tuesday - Friday) ~ 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Seasonal workers help maintain District properties for the summer season. Work begins mid-May into June and continues through end of August.

Works under the direction of the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor.
TYPICAL DUTIES:
Duties are not limited to and include the following:

1. Weeding, trimming, and planting.
2. Operating string trimmers, lawn mowers up to 52" wide, cultivators, rototillers and chainsaws.
3. Hand and shovel digging.
4. Mixing, applying/spraying herbicides.
5. Moving rock and landscape materials.
6. Hosing (with up to 1 1/4" hose size) inside clarifiers, aeration basins and cleaning messes.
7. Sweeping and general clean up.
8. Detail cleaning which may include wiping down piping, cabinets, walls, tile utilizing cleaning chemicals.
9. Operate small gas and/or electric vehicles.
10. Any other assigned rudimentary skilled tasks.
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Ad Title: Utility Plant Operator (Water)
Location: City of Northglenn
Post Date: 03/02/20
Contact: Debbie Garcia
City: Northglenn
State: CO
Zip: 80233
Phone (W): 303-450-8806
Email: dgarcia@northglenn.org
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Description:

The City of Northglenn, a dynamic municipality located just north of Denver, 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.

Position requires working independently on rotating 12-hour shifts including days, nights, weekends and holidays

Working conditions are equally indoors and outdoors including; office spaces, confined spaces, around chemicals, low and high zone tanks, etc. Job tasks performed at all locations must be 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.

Responsibilities include the operation and maintenance of our 14 MGD water treatment plant. Tasks comprise of reading meters, taking samples of raw and partially treated water, operating pumps, overseeing the safe and efficient operation of water filters, chemical feeders and other related equipment.

While daily tasks are primarily routine in nature, the candidate will be expected to demonstrate good judgment in correcting problem situations. 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 communication proficiency, 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. Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Access and SCADA will be used daily, training will be provided in these systems as necessary.

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Ad Title: Wastewater / Water Contract Operations
Location: Front Range, Colorado
Post Date: 02/24/20
Contact: Seth Cope
City: Fort Collins
State: CO
Zip: 80524
Phone (W): 9704941610
Email: seth.cope@awws.org
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Description:
Alberts Water & Wastewater Specialists, AWWS, is an established contract operations and compliance company serving a variety of clients in Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska and is known for the great care we take with clients and employees alike.

Our company believes in hiring, training and equipping the best operators to provide safe drinking water and wastewater management to our contracted communities.
We take great pride in our long history of contract operations to facilities of all sizes from small systems to large municipality systems.
The Position: We’re looking for qualified Water & Wastewater operators to serve our growing demand of clients. The pay range we’re offering varies on certifications and experience.

Water / Wastewater Operator D - $15.00 - $18.00 / Hr
Water / Wastewater Operator C - $18.00 - $21.00 / Hr
Water / Wastewater Operator B - $21.00 - $25.00 / Hr
Water / Wastewater Operator A - $25.00 - $28.00 / Hr We offer a team atmosphere with opportunities for further advancements in certifications and responsibilities. Other benefits include PTO, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance for our employees.
We also provide company vehicles, gas card, clothing stipend, training, opportunities and experience for certification advancement in collections, distribution, water and wastewater at all levels.

Requirements:

Clean driving record
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Knowledge in Microsoft Office
Ability to communicate accurately, effectively and professionally within the team as well as with clients
Self-starter, problem solver
Desired Additional Experience:

Certifications in Water and/or Wastewater
Plumbing or mechanical experience
Responsibilities:

Follow operating procedures as outlined by the ORC
Maintain scheduling calendar, timesheets, work orders
Professionally represent AWWS to our clients as the “Boots on the Ground”
Measure and record, pH, temperature and chlorine residuals
Complete routine maintenance
Collect required samples within the specified time limits
Communicate with managers via email, online portal and telephone
Post required public notices as needed
Identify potential health and safety hazards
Our Team: Alberts Water & Wastewater Specialists is headquartered in Fort Collins,
Colorado. Our operators go to a variety of different systems and maintain systems of varying sizes and types. Our typical operator is assigned a “Service Route” and services multiple different systems throughout each day. Operators begin each service route directly from home and upload documentation throughout the day. AWWS holds monthly staff meetings and “One-on-Ones” for employee and manager to review clients together.

Why Should You Apply?

AWWS has a long-standing relationship with many clients and continues to add many diverse customers to our client list.
You will be joining an excellent team and growing in a career field that is in high demand.
You will receive on-the-job training as an operator to further your knowledge and required experience for certifications in all respective disciplines: Collections, Distribution, Drinking Water and Wastewater.
As an operator, you will have flexibility to schedule your service route to work with your desired schedule, within the limits of your clients.
AWWS pays for Operators TU’s / CEU’s and examinations to further your certifications.
Operators receive support from other Operators and Managers and receive assistance as needed.
Job Type: Full-time
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Ad Title: Field Operations Manager
Location: Vail, CO
Post Date: 02/21/20
Contact: Ali Kelkenberg
City: Vail
State: CO
Zip: 81657
Phone (W): 9704775418
Email: akelkenberg@erwsd.org
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Description:
Our mission is to provide efficient, effective, and reliable water and wastewater utility services in a manner that respects the natural environment. Our distribution and collection systems are critical links that make this happen. We are looking for a strategic and hands-on Field Operations Manager to oversee the field operations department. Priorities for this position are to lead the field ops team, ensure regulatory compliance, confirm assets are managed and tracked according to industry standards, evaluate risk and plan future infrastructure improvement projects accordingly, work collaboratively with our community, and promote excellent customer service.
This position directs the operation, installation, maintenance, repair, expansion, and relocation of a complex distribution and collection system with 73 pressure zones, 161 pressure reducing valves, 268 miles of water main, 1,938 fire hydrants, 210 miles of sanitary sewer main, and 6,338 manholes. We are looking for someone who is equally comfortable on a construction site or working in the field as they are setting departmental goals, organizing work, and recognizing their peers. Technical expertise, field experience, direct communication, strategy development, and an eye for process improvement are integral to success in this role.
Why work for us? The work you will do as a Field Operations Manager provides a vital resource to our community that everyone can use and benefit from. Not to mention our excellent benefits, housing program, opportunities to learn, attend conferences, trainings, and opportunities to work outside regularly in a place with some pretty incredible views.
The Day to Day:
DYNAMIC AND HANDS ON LEADERSHIP: The Field Operations Manager serves as a positive and engaged member of the District Management Team and manages employees for optimum productivity. This role takes a proactive approach to the management of employee performance while creating and maintaining a supportive, professional, and open environment, consistent with the District’s culture. A manager at ERWSD encourages leadership at all levels within the District as well as communicates the Vision, Mission, Values, and team norms of the District to employees frequently and consistently.
Directs, motivates, encourages and develops three to five direct reports (Field Operations Supervisors and Fleet and Facilities Supervisor), and a department of up to 26 people. Participates in the employee selection process, evaluates employee performance, provides regular feedback, and participates in monthly performance alignment conversations. Motivates, encourages, and develops staff. Develops onboarding programs and succession plans. Develops and maintains training program for staff to ensure employee development, growth, engagement, etc.
Regularly visits operations in the field to review operations as well as determine the progress of preventative maintenance, reactive maintenance, construction, and status of other phases of operation.
Directs activities of personnel who oversee maintenance, operation, and repair of distribution and collection systems, as well as other appurtenances. Determines and frequently reviews efficiencies and effectiveness of the work performed by staff.
Safety is critical in this role. This role will ensure that all activities in the department are executed safely and will model district safety culture.
DEPARTMENTAL COLLABORATION: The Field Operations Manager upholds the organizational Vision, Mission, and Values, and the strategies of the management team. Builds and fosters collaborative relationships with each district department. Updates colleagues on projects and activities. Updates impacted departments of operational problems or explains procedural changes or practices. Prepares monthly reports for board of directors. Prepares standard operating procedures (SOP), policies, board memos, etc. as needed.
LONG RANGE PLANNING AND PREPARATION: The Field Operations Manager oversees, coordinates, and builds consensus among the departments regarding strategic planning by developing master plans and hydraulic modeling to reduce regulatory risk and meet community demand. The Field Operations Manager works with the finance and engineering departments to plan for the financing of the proposed major upgrades and expenditures. They also work cross-departmentally to develop estimated costs for operations, maintenance, personnel, and capital and life cycle upgrades to the distribution and collection system, fleet and facility maintenance. Works with the finance department as appropriate during the budget process for board approval. Oversees contracts and consultant relationships related to departmental projects and provides project management when necessary.
The Field Operations Manager is committed to growth, planning, and efficiency and keeps apprised of new developments in distribution and collection systems, as well as materials, tools, technology, and equipment, and analyzes and makes recommendations to adopt when in the best interest of the district.
REGULATORY COMPLIANCE: The Field Operations Manager ensures that all regulatory requirements for distribution and collection are met. Oversees and stays apprised of regulations that affect ERWSD and UERWA. Reduces risk by tracking and ensuring annual benchmarking targets are being met for system-wide maintenance operations and capital projects. Responsible for communicating with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) regarding potential regulatory noncompliance or any public health or environment concerns; ensures proper notifications occur if necessary (spill hotline, five day report, downstream water users, district staff, community, etc.). Works with CDPHE and district staff to manage and coordinate successful sanitary surveys and compliance evaluation inspections (CEI); ensures all district teams are prepared and required reporting, inspections, record keeping/documentation, maintenance requirements are complete.
ASSET MANAGEMENT: The Field Operations Manager oversees the fiscal responsibilities of the distribution, collection, fleet and facilities departments, ensures that the best value is realized for the district for expenditures, as well as the tracking and approval of expenditures for the department.
This role also is the leader in preventative maintenance and will develop and implement maintenance programs for district assets (hydrant inspections, valve maintenance, air vac inspections, CCTV, jetting, PRVs, BPSs. etc.). Oversees the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). including documentation involving work orders.
FLEET AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT: In addition to management of the distribution and collection system, the Field Operations Manager provides direction and overall strategy to the district fleet and facilities maintenance program. This includes overseeing the maintenance, selling, and purchasing of district vehicles, associated fleet equipment and services, and oversight of the fleet management and maintenance system. This position also provides support to district-wide facilities regarding building maintenance, HVAC, landscaping, roofing, etc.
NEW CONSTRUCTION COORDINATION: Attends construction meetings and pre-construction meetings as related to the distribution and collection systems. Reviews subdivision plan conditions; reviews developer and engineering plans as related to the water distribution and wastewater collection system to confirm conformance to district specifications.
COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP: Communicates and coordinates with customers, the public, other utilities, as well as local, state, and federal entities, regarding departmental activities, including construction, breaks, shutdowns, or other relevant issues using a customer service approach. Provides significant support to the field operations team during emergencies, communicating to the public, managers, coordinating support, etc.
THE BIG PICTURE: Eagle River Water & Sanitation District has a responsibility to our customers and to the environment. The Field Operations Manager is expected to work strategically and cooperatively cross-departmentally, and with customers and regulators, to achieve district goals, efficiently, transparently, and in a manner that protects public and environmental health. Staying apprised of the Colorado Drinking Water Regulations, ensuring district-wide compliance, and applying a strategic team-oriented mindset will be a key component of this role.


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Ad Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant - Operations & Maintenance Technician/ Lead
Location: Longmont, CO
Post Date: 02/12/20
Contact: Human Resources
City: Longmont
State: CO
Zip: 80501
Phone (W): (303) 651-8609
Email: hrsupport@longmontcolorado.gov
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Description:
This position is primarily in the wastewater treatment work group and performs a variety of technical duties related to the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities. Employees are also expected to support workforce flexibility by cross-training in water treatment operations, instrumentation, automation and/or maintenance.

The City is not only looking for experienced wastewater treatment personnel, but applicants interested in learning treatment operations from the ground up. We are seeking individuals who possess the utmost degree of integrity, dependability and reliability as well as critical and analytical thinking skills with the ability to come to well-reasoned conclusions and solutions.

Come join this challenging and diverse work environment focused on teamwork and professional development.

Principle Duties: For Tech: Research, inspect and troubleshoot treatment problems, processes, components and equipment. Assist with, or lead, process cleaning, maintenance, and other special projects. Work with vendors and contractors to plan, document, and implement requested services. Monitor plant functions using gauges, graphs, meters, control panels and computerized monitoring systems. Collect samples from various treatment processes and perform process control tests. Acknowledge and respond to alarms and provide appropriate response to problems and hazards. Calculate operating performance and load capacities, chemical dosages, flow rates, and related operations parameters. Adjust pumps, flows, valves, and chemical feed systems. Document operations and maintenance activities. Monitor systems, levels, pressures and flows. Help implement preventative maintenance programs including completing work orders and updates to the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Operate and inspect vehicles, small equipment, boat, and powered tools. Assist contractors and other staff as needed. Assist with planning for projects. Analyze, update, and develop procedures, instructions and checklists. Develop and deploy skills with higher level maintenance and process control tools and instruments.

For Lead: In addition to performing the Tech duties, Leads must be able to research and troubleshoot technical, water quality and equipment problems using appropriate materials and methods. Assist with identifying appropriate monitoring plans and assist with process testing and control. Ensure the safety of all crew members and regulatory compliance with pertinent safety standards. Ensure compliance with traffic laws, policies, ordinances, and rules while performing and overseeing tasks. Respond to service calls, including emergency "on-call" shifts, with an ability to respond to a site within the established timeframe. Respond to inquiries from customers, contractors, and staff and act as liaison between projects and operations as needed. Assist contractors and other staff with improvements and additions to the facility control systems. Assist supervisors with identifying and addressing work priorities and support utility planning functions as needed.

Department: Public Works and Natural Resources
Division: Operations - Wastewater Treatment Plant
Hiring Range: Technician: $28.14 - $31.26/hour
Lead $30.16 - $33.51/hour
Full Time, Regular - benefited
Four (4) 10 hour shifts rotating days and weekends
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Ad Title: WASTEWATER TECHNICIAN I/II/III/IV
Location: 1100 37th St. Evans, CO 80620
Post Date: 02/12/20
Contact: Human Resources
City: Evans
State: CO
Zip: 80620
Phone (W): 9704752293
Email: asmith@evanscolorado.gov
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Description:
CITY OF EVANS
EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION: WASTEWATER TECHNICIAN I/II/III/IV
REQUISITION: 1386
STATUS: FULL-TIME/NON-EXEMPT
HIRING RANGE: $16.63 – $29.25/HOUR; SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

WORK SCHEDULE: MONDAY-FRIDAY, 7AM TO 4PM; HOURS MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON OPERATIONAL NEEDS
OPENING DATE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2020
CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SUMMARY:
Performs a wide variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in operation, maintenance and repair of the City’s wastewater collection system and treatment plant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Performs preventative maintenance and repair of treatment plants and equipment; operates the treatment plant to include, process control testing, system monitoring and process adjustments as directed by the lead plant operator; performs repairs and maintenance on aerators, pumps and meters; monitors and calibrates a variety of instruments, including inflow and discharge meters; assists with video sewer line inspections for proper flow, restrictions, water and root intrusion, manhole and cover condition; detects needed repairs and leaks, and integrity of overall sewer system; assists in cleaning sewer line using jet/vacuum unit; jetting lines; removes debris from lines and manholes; operates all motorized equipment such as pickup truck, sewer jet trucks, CCTV van, dump trucks, front end loaders, backhoes, tractors, mowers, plows, sweepers and similar equipment; provides sewer line locations to residents and contractors; assists in maintaining current as-built drawings of all sewer mains, user taps and manholes of the system; maintains records of emergency service calls and other services as needed; implements traffic control plans for projects; and performs all other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Requires a high school diploma or equivalent; at least one year of general maintenance experience; possession of a valid CO Driver License; possession of or the ability to obtain a valid Colorado Class B CDL Driver’s License within 6 months of employment; possession of or the ability to obtain within one year of employment a State of Colorado Class I Wastewater Collections Certificate; possession of or actively pursuing a State of Colorado Class D Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License within one year of employment; skill in the safe and proper use of equipment, machinery, tools and vehicles; knowledge of safe and proper work zone setup requirements; knowledge of traffic laws, ordinances, and rules involved in truck and heavy equipment operations; knowledge of applicable safety procedures and regulations, including confined space; knowledge of plumbing; skill in diagnosing and detecting malfunctions and taking corrective action; skill in operating light and heavy equipment used to install and maintain the municipal sewer system, such as sewer jet/vac unit, backhoes, loaders, snow plows, dump trucks, mowers, and tractors, ability to read and interpret City street signs, locator maps, blue prints and specifications; ability to prepare & maintain accurate records; ability to establish & maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, contractors, public officials, and the general public; ability to lift, push, and pull up to 117 lbs., and the ability to work on-call after scheduled work hours. College level courses in chemistry, microbiology, mathematics, environmental health or other related courses are highly desirable. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Apply on-line at www.evanscolorado.gov City of Evans, Human Resources, 1100 37th Street, Evans, CO 80620.

The City of Evans conducts pre-employment physical exams, drug testing, and background investigations as a condition of employment.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Ad Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Location: Mt. Crested Butte
Post Date: 02/11/20
Contact: Bryan Burks
City: Mt. Crested Butte
State: CO
Zip: 81225
Phone (W): 9703497575
Email: bburks@mcbwsd.com
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Description:
Wastewater Operator Job Posting:

The Mt. Crested Butte Water and Sanitation District is accepting applications for a full-time Wastewater Operator position to be part of a team environment focused on operation of the wastewater plant and collection system for Mt. Crested Butte. Important qualifications include a combination of construction, field operations and electrical/mechanical/maintenance repair. A State of Colorado Collections and/or Wastewater license or the ability to obtain such within one (1) year is mandatory(training for certifications provided). Operators are required to take on-call responsibility including select week-ends and holidays. A valid Colorado driver’s license is required and a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is preferred at hiring or the ability to obtain such within six (6) months is required. Starting salary is $41,500 to $48,500 for entry level. $54,500 to $70,100 salary available for operators with experience and appropriate state wastewater licenses. Excellent benefits package including 100% employer paid premium family health, dental, and life insurance as well as season ski pass and employer contribution to retirement plan. Full job description is available at www.mcbwsd.com. Please submit cover letter and resume to Mt. Crested Butte Water and Sanitation District, PO Box 5740, Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81225 or email bburks@mcbwsd.com. Position is open until filled. MCBWSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Ad Title: Sr. Wastewater Operator
Location: Niwot Sanitation District
Post Date: 02/06/20
Contact: Karen Behne
City: Niwot
State: CO
Zip: 80504
Phone (W): 303-652-2525
Email: kbehne@niwotsanitation.com
Description:
The Niwot Sanitation District is looking to fill the full-time position of Wastewater Operator for the .98 MGD treatment plant.

The District is seeking someone who is a self-starter, detail oriented, dedicated, has a positive attitude, good work ethic, good organization skills, and can work well with a small team.This individual will be included in the District on-call weekend/holiday rotation. This position will be the Operator in Responsible charge and will be responsible for the supervision and training of other operators.

This individual will be responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the treatment plant and collection system. The duties include performing daily plant checks, maintenance of the headworks, aeration basin, clarifier, biosolids basin, chlorination units and lift stations. Maintain and service pumps, filter, blowers, chlorinator and other equipment. Assist with line locates, manholes inspections, service line inspections, collection system maintenance and repairs, customer backups and follow-up. Assist with maintenance of buildings and grounds. This individual will ensure that SOP's are followed and up-to-date
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Ad Title: Certified Facility Operator II (Wastewater) - $1000 Sign On Bonus
Location: Meridian Metropolitan District - Englewood, CO
Post Date: 02/05/20
Contact: Debra Hutton
Phone (W): 949-389-7268
Email: debra.hutton@sheaproperties.com
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Description:
Meridian Metropolitan District

We manage and operate water and sewer infrastructure and treatment facilities serving over 20,000 customers. We are located at I-25 and C-470 along the southeast corridor and the service area is about 2,000 acres in size


Job Scope

The Certified Operator II(Wastewater) is responsible for operating all or portions of the District facility systems in conjunction with specified operator’s level. Maintain all facility systems to ensure their proper operating condition. Maintain efficient facility buildings and stations for the safe, quick handling of routine maintenance. May direct the routine maintenance activities of full-time, part-time or temporary helpers, as needed. This position requires the operator to be available for 24-hour-a-day scheduling for emergency responses and on-call duties.


Job Duties

• Maintain a safe working environment for employees and clients.
• Perform and complete facility plant checks, process control, process control sampling, site security, and record pertinent data, maintain an onsite log
and monthly reports of operations and maintenance.
• Collects daily wastewater samples, performs multiple laboratory tests, maintains and records accurate laboratory results and records.
• Performs routine laboratory sampling and makes process control changes based on laboratory results.
• Assist with wastewater data entry for permit compliance (State and EPA)
• Recommend and order parts and materials, arrange for special outside repairs, and special equipment rentals, as approved.
• Maintain testing, operation, and repair and maintenance record keeping systems including those needed for permit reporting.
• Provide assistance for repair of District facilities such as water operations (e.g., pumps, wells), wastewater operations (e.g., lift stations, pumps) and
irrigation system operations (e.g., irrigation pumps).
• Provide existing District facility “locates” for construction of new facilities to be added to the District’s treatment plant system by outside contractors.
• Assist with meter reading activities in support of water system billings if required.
• Assist in general grounds maintenance activities such as snow removal as needed.
• May supervise full-time or temporary employees as needed to complete such tasks as routine maintenance or installation of facilities.
• Cooperate, communicate and work together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including
appropriate judgment
• Other duties as required.


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Ad Title: Collection & Distribution Operations Supervisor - $1000 Sign On Bonus
Location: Meridian Metropolitan District - Englewood, CO
Post Date: 02/05/20
Contact: Debra Hutton
Phone (W): 949-389-7268
Email: debra.hutton@sheaproperties.com
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Description:
Meridian Metropolitan District

We manage and operate water and sewer infrastructure and treatment facilities serving over 20,000 customers. We are located at I-25 and C-470 along the southeast corridor and the service area is about 2,000 acres in size


Job Scope

The Collection and Distribution Operations Supervisor is responsible for supervising the operation of all or portions of the District facility systems related to raw water supply, water distribution, sewage collection and reuse irrigation in conjunction with specified operator’s level. Under general direction, plans, directs, supervises and participates in the operation, repair and maintenance of the District systems to meet standards prescribed in the District’s applicable permits. Manage and coordinate the maintenance and repair of these facility systems to ensure their proper operating condition. Perform inspections for new construction of water and sewer facilities added to the District’s overall system. This position requires the operator to be available for 24-hour-a-day scheduling for emergency responses.

The Collection and Distribution Operations Supervisor, as with all members of TCM, is expected to conduct himself/herself in a manner which demonstrates initiative, professionalism, personal awareness, integrity, and exercises confidentiality in the appropriate areas of his/her performance. The Collection an Distribution Operations Supervisor shares in the Shea Commitment of our Vision, Mission, & Values and consistently performs all functions in a fashion that inspires and motivates others to actively pursue them.

Job Duties

• Assist with the repair of District facilities such as water systems (wells, storage tanks, pump stations), wastewater systems (lift stations, force mains and
pumps) and reclaimed water systems (storage tanks and pump stations) as needed.
• Supervise and conduct meter reading activities in support of the District’s water system billings.
• Supervise and manage inspections and annual reporting for back flow preventers, grease interceptors and sand/oil separators in compliance with State
regulations.
• Maintain testing, operation, and repair and maintenance record keeping systems including those needed for permit reporting such as sewer main jet
cleaning/video, manhole rehabilitation and valve exercise programs.
• Supervise existing District facility “locates” for construction of new facilities (service taps, water mains, sewer mains, etc.) to be added to the District’s
overall system by outside contractors.
• Assist with review of construction drawings and plans for the installation of new District infrastructure as well as site-specific water/sewer systems.
• Assist with pre-construction meetings, as-built verification and plan change orders.
• Supervise staff and perform inspections for construction of new facilities (service taps, water mains, sewer mains, etc.) added to the District’s overall
system by outside contractors.
• Supervises and directs the activities of assigned staff, makes recommendations regarding performance evaluations, hiring, resolution of employee issues
and termination of employees.
• Sets operational standards for (system-wide disinfectant monitoring and flushing).
• Assist with resolving emergency conditions resulting from system malfunction or upsets.
• Prepares reports on field operations and assists with annual reports as required by permits.
• Recommends and order parts and materials, arrange for special outside repairs, and special equipment rentals, as approved.
• Cooperate, communicate and work together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction using appropriate
judgment.
• Monitors and controls expenditures, and recommends purchases for equipment, parts and chemical supplies.
• Participates in budget preparation and administration and prepares cost estimates.
• Maintain a safe working environment for employees and clients.
• Other duties as required.


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Ad Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor
Location: Aurora, CO
Post Date: 01/28/20
City: Aurora
State: CO
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Description:
City of Aurora, Colorado

It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of: Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.

Why Work for Aurora?

Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
Diverse community
Competitive total compensation package
Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
Light rail station minutes away
On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs
Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
Access to innovation work spaces
The Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor plans, organizes and supervises the operation and maintenance of Sand Creek Water Reuse Facility and pumping system.

Aurora Water Department

Aurora Water is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the drinking water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage systems, treatment of drinking water and non-potable reclaimed wastewater for irrigation, billing and collection, public outreach and water conservation, acquisition and development of future water rights, major capital projects programs, and quality control for regulatory compliance and public health.

The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.
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Ad Title: Collection and Distribution Operations Supervisor
Location: Englewood, CO
Post Date: 01/28/20
Contact: Debra Hutton
Phone (W): 949-389-7268
Email: debra.hutton@sheaproperties.com
Description:
Job Scope

The Collection and Distribution Operations Supervisor is responsible for supervising the operation of all or portions of the District facility systems related to raw water supply, water distribution, sewage collection and reuse irrigation in conjunction with specified operator’s level. Under general direction, plans, directs, supervises and participates in the operation, repair and maintenance of the District systems to meet standards prescribed in the District’s applicable permits. Manage and coordinate the maintenance and repair of these facility systems to ensure their proper operating condition. Perform inspections for new construction of water and sewer facilities added to the District’s overall system. This position requires the operator to be available for 24-hour-a-day scheduling for emergency responses.

Job Duties

• Assist with the repair of District facilities such as water systems (wells, storage tanks, pump stations), wastewater systems (lift stations, force mains and pumps) and reclaimed water systems (storage tanks and pump stations) as needed.
• Supervise and conduct meter reading activities in support of the District’s water system billings.
• Supervise and manage inspections and annual reporting for back flow preventers, grease interceptors and sand/oil separators in compliance with State regulations.
• Maintain testing, operation, and repair and maintenance record keeping systems including those needed for permit reporting such as sewer main jet cleaning/video, manhole rehabilitation and valve exercise programs.
• Supervise existing District facility “locates” for construction of new facilities (service taps, water mains, sewer mains, etc.) to be added to the District’s overall system by outside contractors.
• Assist with review of construction drawings and plans for the installation of new District infrastructure as well as site-specific water/sewer systems.
• Assist with pre-construction meetings, as-built verification and plan change orders.
• Supervise staff and perform inspections for construction of new facilities (service taps, water mains, sewer mains, etc.) added to the District’s overall system by outside contractors.
• Supervises and directs the activities of assigned staff, makes recommendations regarding performance evaluations, hiring, resolution of employee issues and termination of employees.
• Sets operational standards for (system-wide disinfectant monitoring and flushing).
• Assist with resolving emergency conditions resulting from system malfunction or upsets.
• Prepares reports on field operations and assists with annual reports as required by permits.
• Recommends and order parts and materials, arrange for special outside repairs, and special equipment rentals, as approved.
• Cooperate, communicate and work together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction using appropriate judgment.
• Monitors and controls expenditures, and recommends purchases for equipment, parts and chemical supplies.
• Participates in budget preparation and administration and prepares cost estimates.
• Maintain a safe working environment for employees and clients.
• Other duties as required.

Work Environment
The Collection and Distribution Operations Supervisor works out doors. The position work schedule varies depending on the weather. Hours are usually scheduled from 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The position is required to work weekend days (Sat/Sun) as scheduled, or during heavy storm events including snowfall. The Collection and Distribution Operations Supervisor should be flexible with availability depending on the need of the customers.

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, squat and lift objects. May be required to lift and/or move up to 50 to 75 pounds. Must be able to drive during the course of work.



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Ad Title: Certified Facility Operator II (Wastewater) - $1000 Sign-On Bonus
Location: Englewood, CO
Post Date: 01/28/20
Contact: Debra Hutton
Phone (W): 949-389-7268
Email: debra.hutton@sheaproperties.com
Description:
Job Scope

The Certified Facility Operator II (Wastewater) is responsible for operating all or portions of the District facility systems in conjunction with specified operator’s level. Maintain all facility systems to ensure their proper operating condition. Maintain efficient facility buildings and stations for the safe, quick handling of routine maintenance. May direct the routine maintenance activities of full-time, part-time or temporary helpers, as needed. This position requires the operator to be available for 24-hour-a-day scheduling for emergency responses and subsequent emergency on call duties.

Job Duties

• Maintain a safe working environment for employees and clients.
• Perform and complete facility plant checks, process control, process control sampling, site security, and record pertinent data, maintain an onsite log and monthly reports of operations and maintenance.
• Collects daily wastewater samples, performs multiple laboratory tests, maintains and records accurate laboratory results and records.
• Performs routine laboratory sampling and makes process control changes based on laboratory results.
• Assist with wastewater data entry for permit compliance (State and EPA)
• Recommend and order parts and materials, arrange for special outside repairs, and special equipment rentals, as approved.
• Maintain testing, operation, and repair and maintenance record keeping systems including those needed for permit reporting.
• Provide assistance for repair of District facilities such as water operations (e.g., pumps, wells), wastewater operations (e.g., lift stations, pumps) and irrigation system operations (e.g., irrigation pumps).
• Provide existing District facility “locates” for construction of new facilities to be added to the District’s treatment plant system by outside contractors.
• Assist with meter reading activities in support of water system billings if required.
• Assist in general grounds maintenance activities such as snow removal as needed.
• May supervise full-time or temporary employees as needed to complete such tasks as routine maintenance or installation of facilities.
• Cooperate, communicate and work together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate judgment
• Other duties as required.


Work Environment

The Certified Operator II (Wastewater) work schedule may vary. Hours are normally from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, the position is required to work weekends (Sat/Sun) or late at night if there are heavy snow falls or emergencies. However, the Certified Facility Operator II (Wastewater) should be flexible and available to meet the needs of the business and/or customers.

Work is primarily performed in a treatment plant environment or field setting, on diverse grounds surrounding apartment units, office, industrial and retail space environments and occasionally performed in an office environment. With regular exposure to heavy vehicle traffic conditions, frequent street-traffic and equipment noise, working with/near moving motorized equipment and hand-tools, mechanical parts, chemicals and airborne particles. Will work in all weather conditions, with constant interruptions, risk of electrical shock and potentially explosive gases. The incumbent will be exposed to wet, humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, and work in tight enclosed environments.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, squat, kneel, crawl, and reach with hands and arms and lift objects up to 50-75 pounds. The employee is required to be proficient in speaking to customers, and have flexible and adaptable vision, including close, peripheral, depth-perception and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to operate company vehicle during the course of duties.




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Ad Title: Well & Distribution Operator
Location: Parker, CO
Post Date: 01/28/20
City: Parker
State: CO
Zip: 80134
Phone (W): 303-841-4627
Email: districtjobs@pwsd.org
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Description:
This non-exempt position is responsible for performing a variety of semi-skilled and manual work involved in the maintenance, installation, and repair of the District's water distribution, sewer collection systems, and operation and maintenance of the well system. These responsibilities apply to operators uncertified through Class 4 Certifications. Minimum of Class 1 Collection, Class 1 Distribution, and Class D Water Treatment certifications are required within two testing cycles of hiring date.

Duties will include, but not limited to:
- Performs a variety of skilled, semi-skilled duties involved in the inspection, diagnosis, troubleshooting, repair, maintenance, and servicing of wells, collection and distribution equipment, components, facilities and machinery.
- Inspects and maintains pumps, valves, motors and other equipment located in pump stations, wells and other points within the water distribution and transmission system.
- Maintenance of District facilities, to include well and pumping stations, equipment and systems, and other tasks as assigned by Lead Operator.
- Carries out water collection and distribution system maintenance, may include but not limited to; tracing and repairing leaks.

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Ad Title: Water/Wastewater Operator 1 - Genesee W&SD
Location: Genesee
Post Date: 01/21/20
Contact: Chris Brownell
City: Golden
State: CO
Zip: 80401
Phone (W): (303) 278-9780
Email: cbrownell@geneseewater.com
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Description:
District Operator - Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment
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Ad Title: UTILITIES DIRECTOR
Location: Fountain, CO
Post Date: 01/13/20
Contact: Diane Rittenhouse
City: Fountain
State: CO
Zip: 80817
Phone (W): 7193934932
Email: drittenhouse@fountaincolorado.org
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Description:
SUMMARY
Under the supervision of the City Manager, the incumbent provides leadership and direction for all utilities operations.

GENERAL PURPOSE:
The purpose of this position is to direct and oversee planning, budgeting, staffing, and operations of Electric, Water, Customer Service, Technology Services, Conservation & Sustainability, Utilities Communication/Outreach and Fleet department.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
This job/class works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Maintains and supports a positive, collaborative culture within the City organization as a whole, fully embracing the cultural and values statements espoused by the City.
- Supervises department head employees by making hiring and pay decisions, developing expectation and performance plans, directing work, coaching staff, and evaluating performance on an on-going basis; ensures department heads are meeting goals and objectives; coaches, mentors, and provides support to all department employees.
- Responsible for developing and implementing utility-wide strategic business goals, plans, programs and initiatives; secures City’s long-range supply of electric power and water through negotiating power purchase contracts, water contracts, and water right protection programs.
- Manages department public relations and political relationships; serves as department liaison to City management and represents department at meetings, public events, and conferences. Provides presentations to the organization and public at-large on issues of importance related to the utilities.
- Monitors and coordinates involvement on legislative issues that impact utilities, on behalf of the City Manager and City Council.
- Provides complex financial, statistical and operational analysis of utility-based business decisions.
- Directs and prepares the development of the City’s utilities departments annual budgets and Capital Improvement Programs.
- Directs and oversees functions related to electric system distribution, construction and maintenance, substation operations and maintenance, meter servicing, engineering and design of electrical system.
- Along with Utilities Customer Service, Electric and Water Operations the incumbent also directs and oversees the functions in Technology Services, Conservation & Sustainability, Utilities Communication and Fleet operation.
- Directs and oversees functions related to water treatment, water distribution, water system construction and maintenance, wastewater collection systems, planning and design of system.
- Directs and oversees functions related to utilities customer service processes, rules, regulations along with utilities billing operations to achieve customer service excellence.
- Directs project management from inception through completion for electric, water, customer service and billing departments.
- Approves requests for purchasing of materials, services, and supplies within city guidelines, approves vouchers and payment of invoices.
- Represents the utilities on various boards and industry organizations.
- Develops and supports emergency plans to maintain continuity of operations.
- Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with citizens and co-workers.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs other duties and special projects as requested by City Manager.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Develops and implements long-range capital plans and programs to support the goals and objective of the organization.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves sustained keyboard operations.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While many of this position’s duties are performed inside, the incumbent will frequently spend time in the out-of-doors environment, in other premises, and/or in a vehicle commuting to various work locations. This position is subjected to situations of extreme heat or cold, and/or wet/humid conditions without temperature change.

Incumbent may encounter loud and/or irritating noises such as engines, generators and equipment vibration on a limited basis. May be exposed to fumes, odors, and gases on a limited basis.

Limited exposure to working at heights, burns, radiant energy, toxic, caustic chemicals, and electrical and mechanical hazards.

Impact of Errors
The impact of errors is severe - affects entire organization, other activities/organizations, the general public, and a wide geographic area.

Communication Requirements
Reads scientific and technical journals, abstracts, financial reports and legal documents; speaks before professional and civic groups; participates in panel discussions and speaks extemporaneously on a variety of subjects; writes complex articles, reports and develops presentations for sophisticated audiences.

Judgment Requirements
Decision-making is almost entire focus of the job, affecting most segments of the organization and the general public; works in a highly dynamic environment, and is responsible for establishing goals, objectives and policies.

Complexity of Work
Performs supervisory work involving policy and guidelines, solving both people and work related problems; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressures.

All job descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been included. Requirements, skills and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the position. In no instance however, should the duties, responsibilities and requirements be interpreted as all-inclusive. Supervisors as deemed appropriate may assign additional functions and requirements.

In accordance with Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodation will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which may pose undue hardships on the organization.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the need of the employer and requirements of the job change.
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Ad Title: New Position - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Location: Grand Junction, Colorado
Post Date: 01/07/20
Contact: Clifton Sanitation District
City: Clifton
State: CO
Zip: 81520
Phone (W): 9704347422
Email: ejennings@cliftonsanitation
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Description:
Clifton Sanitation District is currently adding two additional Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator positions to their workforce and are seeking highly motivated and outgoing individuals to fill them. These full-time positions perform a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and non-skilled technical duties in the operation and maintenance of the District’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. Additional duties, dependent upon qualifications, can include CMMS Management, Pretreatment, Instrumentation, Integration, Purchasing, Maintenance, and Electrical and/or Collection System work such as Camera Inspection, Jetting, and Construction Inspections.

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