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Ad Title: Plan Review Engineer
Location: Castle Rock, Colorado
Post Date: 12/13/19
Contact: Donna Howard
City: Castle Rock
State: CO
Zip: 80104
Phone (W): 720-733-2218
Email: Jobs@crgov.com
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The goal of the Castle Rock Water department is to be a national leader among water utilities, focused on customer satisfaction and delivering outstanding quality and value. Would you be interested in working towards this goal in this community and department? The Town of Castle Rock has an excellent opportunity for a Plan Review Engineer to join our Castle Rock Water Department. This is professional work performing technical engineering reviews related to utilities projects for new development. Work involves ensuring compliance with the Municipal Code, Town regulations, master plans, policy and criteria, state and federal requirements, and good engineering practices. Performs duties in a manner consistent with the shared values of the Town.
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Ad Title: Accounting Specialist
Location: Vail, CO
Post Date: 12/12/19
Contact: Ali Kelkenberg
City: Vail
State: CO
Zip: 81657
Phone (W): 9704775418
Email: akelkenberg@erwsd.org
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Are you a person that is as detail oriented as they are customer oriented? Are you someone who is kind and approachable but still able to hold others accountable to deadlines and processes? Do you have a knack for training and relationship building? Do you want to work for an organization where you can use your administrative and bookkeeping skills to serve your community? If so, then apply for this job because we are looking for someone just like you to join our team as an Accounting Specialist.

The Accounting Specialist is a people focused position promoting positive relationships with fellow employees, vendors and other finance related individuals while providing accounting support processing accounts payable, and other accounting functions as needed. This role will also be responsible for administering the purchasing card program so communication and accountability are critical to this role.

Why work for us? An Accounting Specialist role at the base of Vail Mountain for a great company that has a direct positive impact on the local environment and community, as well as significant opportunities to learn and grow- what could be better than that? Not to mention our excellent benefits, housing program, and training opportunities.

The Day to Day:

Payables Processing
• Completes accounts payable processes to ensure deadlines are met.
• Verifies payment requests comply with District policies and procedures.
• Utilizes District's financial accounting system to generate vendor payment.
• Monitors and tracks invoices and contract pay requests checking for accuracy in payment. Monitor payment terms and scan invoices for possible early pay discounts and potential savings.
• Use Adobe Sign to obtain approvals for invoice payment.
• Maintain centralized location for invoices to include invoices received via email, hard copies, receipts and credit card invoices.
• Prepares annual 1099 reports for vendors and maintains vendors W9 records and vendor files. Reconcile IRS letters regarding EINs with W-9 information
• Reconciles vendor statements and resolves discrepancies with vendors.
• Review vendor payment policies to pay by purchasing card when feasible
• Performs month end procedures to ensure proper cutoff to Accounting periods.
• Maintains chart of accounts information to verify accuracy of coding by managers.
• Creates and maintains vouchers for utility payments to insure proper coding & approvals.

Information Reporting
• Provides data for capital project detail to project managers.
• Performs research requested by others on paid invoices. Provide G/L coding from previous invoices when requested.
• Provide Authorization to Pay forms to new supervisors, or changes in management.
• Provides trial balance reports as requested by others.

• Reconciles certain accounts to the general ledger including tap fees, utility payables & receivables, reimbursable, etc.
• Reconcile operating, ACH, and GL accounts; coordinate with Utility Billing Accountant
• Monitors cash flow and bank account balances.

Purchasing Card Administrator
• Assists card holders in statement reconciliation, limit issues, card issuance requests, password resets and new user agreements.
• Provides training and support for employees, including setting up new employee accounts, and maintaining training manuals, related forms, SOPs and guides.
• Reconcile monthly statement with ERWSD and UERWA accounts to include UERWA reimbursables and make a journal entry for UERWA charges
• Uploads data into District's financial accounting system.
• Invoice others for cross-company and 3rd party purchases.
• Audit statement for personal expenses, company limit overages, boot purchases, and coding errors
• Ensure timely reconciliation of purchasing card statements and sending reminders as necessary.

Processes and Procedures
• Keeps procedures current and cross trains employees on proper procedures.
• Seeks opportunities and reviews best practices for improvements to elevate the role.
• Proposes procedural improvements to streamline work functions.

ZBA Transfers
• Access ZBA transfers from Wells Fargo website and save to finance drive
• Complete bank transfers

Support Finance Team
• Annual audit research and work paper preparation.
• Provides back up support for Financial Services department.
• Maintain patty cash box and reconcile quarterly

• 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: Genesee Water & Wastewater Operator 1
Location: Genesee
Post Date: 12/10/19
Contact: Chris Brownell
Phone (W): (303) 278-9780
Email: cbrownell@geneseewater.com
Genesee has an opening for one entry-level District Operator 1. Genesee Operators receive extensive training and support for career development and advancement, work in one of the most beautiful communities in the metro area, work regular daytime hours (8:00 - 4:30) no shift work, and become highly trained and experienced professionals in all aspects of water and wastewater treatment and operations.
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Ad Title: Project Manager - CIP
Location: Castle Rock, Colorado
Post Date: 12/06/19
Contact: Donna Howard
City: Castle Rock
State: CO
Zip: 80104
Phone (W): 7207332218
Email: jobs@crgov.com
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The goal of Castle Rock Water is to be a national leader among water utilities, focused on customer satisfaction and delivering outstanding quality and value. Would you be interested in working toward this goal in this community and department? The Town of Castle Rock has an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager – CIP in the Water Department. This is responsible professional and technical work managing the development, design and completion of capital improvement projects. Work involves overseeing projects related to Town facilities, infrastructure and long and short range planning. Ensures construction is in accordance with Town standards and contract documents. Performs duties in a manner consistent with the stated values of the organization.
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Ad Title: Chief Internal Auditor
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 12/05/19
Contact: Patricia Lopez
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863233
Email: plopez@mwrd.dst.co.us
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SALARY: $85,654.40 - $124,176.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 12/05/19
CLOSING DATE: 12/26/19 05:00 PM
Responsible for managing the District's Internal Audit Program. This includes organizational audit projects, which may include financial, operational, compliance, or information technology audits. Performs work with a high degree of latitude. Works under the general direction of the Director of Administrative Services.

Responsible for the District's Internal Auditing Program to document and evaluate internal controls, ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, and identifies business risks. Maintains the Internal Auditing Program policy and procedures manuals.
Works with District leadership and board members to identify and prioritize internal audits activities. Responsible for creating an internal audit schedule that supports business activities and ensures oversight.
Conducts operational, compliance, and financial audits of varying complexity and size to verify conformance with standards, policies, and procedures and to review the accuracy, timeliness, and relevance of records. Recommends new or modified procedures that improve efficiency or compliance and mitigate risk or loss. Monitors management responses and implementation of agreed upon recommendations.
Prepares and presents reports relating to internal audits or other assignments to District management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
Provide external auditors resources, information, or data as needed. Participates in the selection of external auditors and in the opening, progress, and closing meetings of external audits, as needed.
Reviews District policies, procedures, and programs and identifies potential areas for internal audits in order to analyze and evaluate their adequacy, effectiveness, and efficiency.
Conducts meetings and facilitates discussions with District staff and management, as appropriate, concerning internal audits.
Performs research and analysis on various special projects as assigned.
Performs other administrative duties as assigned.
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Ad Title: Governmental Affairs Liaison
Location: Denver, CO
Post Date: 12/05/19
Contact: Patricia Lopez
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip: 80229
Phone (W): 3032863233
Email: plopez@mwrd.dst.co.us
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SALARY: $85,654.40 - $124,176.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 12/05/19
CLOSING DATE: 01/02/20 05:00 PM
Responsible for representing Metro Wastewater Reclamation District in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with local, state and federal policy makers and their staff. Also responsible for monitoring and reviewing federal and state legislative actions and resolutions, assessing the potential impact to the Metro District, communicating impact to leadership, and creating, implementing and executing strategies to advocate for or mitigate the impact of legislative actions. Works under the general direction of the Strategy and Communication Officer.
Build relationships with federal, state and local government agencies, staff and elected officials. Actively participates in public policy discussions on local and regional projects, plans and initiatives to identify potential impact to the organization's business operations and strategic initiatives.
Identify, develop, and implement plans, strategies, programs, and activities to mitigate impacts of legislative or other proposals or to advocate for policies or legislation to achieve the Metro District's goals and objectives.
Coordinate the work necessary for carrying out the strategies, programs, and activities, ensuring consistent and coordinated messaging and content, to successfully reinforce and build awareness and support.
Work closely with subject matter experts to identify issues that require advocacy. Coordinate messaging and advocacy strategy and approach with subject matter experts. Provide and present regular updates on legislative, and policy issues to Metro District leadership and, if appropriate, the Board of Directors.
Analyze and interpret governmental and political issues, concerns and opportunities. Prepare appropriate communication documents (e.g. fact sheets, memos, letters) establishing the Metro District standard messaging for internal and external stakeholders.
Coordinate lobbying efforts in the Colorado General Assembly.
Provide communication expertise and collaborate with internal Subject Matter Experts on key strategic and high profile issues, projects, initiatives and programs to integrate political perspectives. Including development and implementation of communication and engagement plans.
Prepares, organizes, and presents or coordinates testimony and/or issue position documents on specific legislation and legislative issues.
Participates and represents the organization on boards, committees, and organizations as strategically identified, advocating on water policies and procedures that align with the District's goals and objectives.
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Ad Title: City of Boulder, Colorado, seeks Water Quality and Environmental Services Manager
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Post Date: 11/15/19
Contact: Vanessa Bonner
City: Boulder
State: CO
Zip: 80302
Phone (W): 303-441-1985
Email: bonnerv@bouldercolorado.gov
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Under general direction, to direct, manage, supervise and coordinate the city's Water Quality and Environmental Services (WQES) program and services and to perform related duties as required to ensure protection of water quality and water quality-related environmental/public health issues. This position serves as an advisor to City Council, city advisory boards and city staff, functions as a liaison with other city departments and is a member of the Utilities management team emphasizing leadership, effective communications, continuous improvement, problem-solving orientation, service to customers, and accountability.

*Open Until Filled
Examples of Duties

Has a vision for the direction and future of the team and is able to articulate that vision effectively
Is able to inspire a team and persuade others to align their efforts to drive for results
Links short-term planning with strategic thinking to anticipate future consequences of current tactics
Is confident and professional in working with others
Able to assess a situation and adjust their style to meet the needs of the specific situation or audience
Recognizes the importance of collaboration and is able to build lasting relationships and connections with other city employees and community members
Is socially perceptive, modeling consideration and tact while maintaining focus on tasks at hand
Can objectively give and receive candid performance feedback
Comfortable with managing through conflict and differences of opinion
Comfortable and poised in presenting ideas to large groups of people and can readily respond to ideas and questions
Balances a deductive approach with speculation and intuition to form judgements and opinions
Is curious and broad-minded, always seeking to learn
Works to grow and continually foster a high-trust, high-teamwork environment

1. Supervises and supports assigned WQES staff in the following manner:
Proactively implements the city's performance management process to achieve a supportive culture where teamwork, employee development, coaching and mentoring and candid feedback are prioritized.
Oversees development of a work plan, allocation of staff resources and identification of priorities within the WQES work group.
Ensures efficient processes and procedures are in place for work plan implementation.
Conducts regular meetings with staff to monitor, review and assess program goals and status of work plans and projects. Involves staff in decision-making processes and seeks staff's ideas and input on WQES program and work group goals.
Ensures compliance with applicable national, state and local water quality standards.

2. Directs, manages, and coordinates the city's WQES programs as follows:
Manages the development, implementation, and evaluation of the WQES program which includes monitoring compliance with federal, state, county or city regulations and policies. Ensures the protection of water quality and water quality-related environmental/public health issues through implementation of environmental monitoring and analysis, education and enforcement programs.
Identifies and implements water quality related research and planning to maintain compliance with existing regulations and policies and develops plans to prepare for compliance with proposed regulations and policies.
Develops, coordinates, and implements program goals, operational policies and procedures. Coordinates water quality planning and incorporation of related criteria in city standards and code and plan review processes. Assists in implementing long range planning for water quality-related environmental/public health issues.
Provides technical expertise and advice on water quality-related environmental/public health issues, including expert testimony to state and federal regulating agencies.
Coordinates analysis and interpretation of water quality and conservation program data for compliance and informational purposes.
Coordinates water quality planning and associated activities with work group managers from Public Works and other departments as needed.
Evaluates existing programs and business practices, identifies and develops new programs and services and evaluates new technology as needed to provide efficient and effective services. Estimates needed resources and funding impacts and options.
Establishes and monitors protocols to ensure a high level of customer service.
Coordinates development of response plans for: hazardous material/chemical spills; natural disasters; treated water contamination; and other factors which may affect public or environmental health. Has a lead role in water quality related emergency response planning efforts, including implementation.
Ensures that water quality programs are developed and implemented with a multimedia/holistic (air, soil, water, etc.) approach.

3. Develops, implements, and monitors WQES program budget and coordinates with work group Supervisors on work group-level budgets. May solicit external funding support, such as grants, for new projects. May perform cost benefit analyses for new programs. Assists with the development and coordination of capital improvement projects related to water quality.

4. Responds to questions from the public and press and presents information to City staff, advisory boards, City Council and state and federal regulatory agencies. Ensures that public information and outreach is coordinated with the Public Works Communications group. Composes memoranda, reports, correspondence, and agenda items for boards and City Council. Coordinates development of public outreach/input materials (e.g. customer surveys, brochures, fact sheets) and grant proposals. Coordinates WQES computer and web-based data management and public information systems.

5. Acts as liaison or City representative to a number of governmental agencies to track and provide input on water quality and water quality related environmental/public health issues (e.g. regulations, planning, environmental monitoring, and public outreach.) These agencies may include: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), Colorado Wastewater Utility Council, Colorado Water Utility Council, Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, University of Colorado, Boulder County, and other agencies and ad-hoc committees.

Acts as liaison with other city departments and workgroups to help coordination and provide input on water quality related issues to ensure the development and implementation of multidisciplinary, city-wide, multi-media, environmental and conservation programs and policies.

6. Follows current and proposed federal, state, and local government regulations, legislation and other requirements for water quality, conservation and water quality-related environmental/public health issues on an ongoing basis. Updates Utilities, CAO and work group staff on relevant changes to applicable regulations and evaluates potential impacts and benefits of regulations. As necessary, works with CAO to provide formal response and testimony on regulations to state and federal regulators.

7. 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 are listed from most to least critical.
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Ad Title: Certified A Water and Wastewater Treatment Operator
Location: Front Range
Post Date: 11/12/19
Contact: Cassie Ali
City: Firestone
State: CO
Zip: 80504
Email: Cassie.a@recinc.net
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Ramey Environmental Compliance, Inc. is the leader of all-inclusive contract operations for water and wastewater services to municipal and industrial customers in the Rocky Mountain Region. Ramey Environmental Compliance, Inc. also provides collection system services including jet/vacuum cleaning and CCTV services as well as heavy equipment repair and replacement services. If you are tired of working at the same old facility and are looking for a way to broaden your knowledge in water and/or wastewater operations and maintenance then REC, Inc. is your place!

Work Schedule: Full-Time (40hrs/week with occasional overtime required) No night shifts unless called out. Rotating On-call, weekend and holiday schedules

Ramey Environmental provides all employees with yearly education allowances that can be used for training or renewing certifications. We also provide yearly HazMat, Confined Space, PPE and lockout tag out training. Wages are dependent on certifications and experience. Growth potential is unlimited for highly motivated employees.


Plus $2,000.00 Hiring Bonus after completion of 6 months


Duties include but not limited to Operations & Maintenance of Water/Wastewater facilities.

Respond to on-call issues including alarms, customer complaints etc.
Conduct compliance monitoring and process control testing.
Conducts daily rounds at stations to obtain meter readings, check equipment, cleaning and observation for abnormal conditions
Manages day-to-day activities of operating and maintenance of treatment facilities.
Allocates work and provides technical direction, assistance and training to other personnel.
Ensures that all SOPs are followed, and DOT, OSHA and other requirements are met. Makes recommendations for improving SOPs.
Interacts with Operations Specialist and Vice President to ensure safety and permit compliance.
Interacts with contract laboratories to ensure proper reporting limits and any QA/QC issues
Communicates with client and customers related to routine technical aspects of operations and responds to inquiries.
Trains employees on proper plant operations, repair and installation techniques, SOPs and safe work practices.
Other duties as assigned.
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Ad Title: Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Location: Lockheed Martin, Littleton, CO
Post Date: 10/23/19
Contact: Gary Parham
City: Littleton
State: CO
Zip: 80125
Phone (W): 303-971-7570
Email: Gary.L.Parham@LMCO.com
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Lockheed Martin is seeking a qualified candidate to join the wastewater treatment plant staff. Responsibilities of this position include the day-to-day operations of the industrial wastewater treatment plant, vacuum pumper trucks, spill response, groundwater sampling support and collection systems operations.
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Ad Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, Clifton Sanitation District
Location: Grand Junction, Colorado
Post Date: 10/21/19
Contact: Clifton Sanitation District
City: Clifton
State: CO
Zip: 81520
Phone (W): 970-434-7422
Email: Applications are available at www.cliftonsanitatio
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Clifton Sanitation District is seeking a highly motivated and outgoing individual to fill a Wastewater Operator position. This full-time position performs a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and non-skilled technical duties in the operation and maintenance of the District’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. The opportunity for advancement is available to qualified applicants.

The District operates a 2.5 MGD activated sludge oxidation ditch wastewater treatment facility with aerobic digestion and centrifuge dewatering. The Plant Operator, as a part of the team, will be responsible for operation and maintenance of the treatment plant and sanitary sewer collection system. We are seeking an individual that is self-motivated, shows cooperative team spirit, and is safety oriented. Weekend, holiday, and on-call work is required.

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Ad Title: Electrical Supervisor
Location: Englewood, Colorado
Post Date: 10/10/19
Contact: Rhonda Tucker-Dickerson
City: Englewood
State: CO
Zip: 80110-2373
Phone (W): 7202914649
Email: rtuckerdickerson@englewoodco.gov
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The South Platte Water Renewal Partners (SPWRP) is a wastewater treatment facility located in the Denver Metro area. SPWRP is the third largest water renewal facility in the State of Colorado, serving more than 300,000 residents across Englewood, Littleton, and 19 other connector districts.

We are currently seeking an experienced electrical professional to become a part of our team. The Electrical Supervisor is a working supervisory role that is responsible for planning, coordinating, working with and supervising the electrical maintenance staff within Operations & Maintenance division to ensure the integrity and reliability of SPWRP.
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Location: Basalt, CO
Post Date: 10/08/19
Contact: Denise Diers, District Administrator
City: Basalt
State: CO
Zip: 81621
Phone (W): 970-618-8737
Email: dediers1@gmail.com
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District Background

• Basalt Sanitation District is a Title 32 Special District formed in 1968. Boundaries are coterminous with “East or “Old Town” Basalt, including Southside and the Roaring Fork Club. The Town of Basalt provides water service within the District’s service area. (El Jebel area and Willits are served by Mid-Valley Metropolitan District). The District currently serves 900 customers.
• The District has a wastewater treatment plant with a design flow of 0.8 MGD and approximately 5.8 miles of collection lines that serves both sides of the Roaring Fork and Frying Pan rivers. CDPHE Permit COG588000.
• The treatment plant utilizes an aerobic process with an oxidation ditch, clarifiers, digesters, UV station and centrifuges for dewatering sludge.
• The collection system has been designed to utilize gravity to transport all flows to the treatment plant. There is one lift station located at the treatment plant.

Job Summary

The Basalt Sanitation District has utilized the services of an independent contractor to operate and maintain the plant and collection system and comply with its discharge permit and all MPDS/Colorado testing requirements since 1986. The District’s Board of Directors has decided to transition these services and requirements in-house and hire a full time WWTP manager/operator who will act as the Operator Responsible in Charge (ORC) This provides the right candidate with an opportunity to develop, propose and implement his/her own protocols and systems in a small District, determine and fill staffing needs and generally help the District transition to an employee based wastewater treatment plant and collection lines operation. The goal is to ensure the facility’s final effluent is of the best quality in order to protect the gold medal waters of the Roaring Fork River, while utilizing plant and District resources wisely and efficiently.

NOTE: The District will continue to retain a separate administrative and accounting staff as well as an independent certified Professional Engineer (P.E.) for engineering services.

Job Description

• WWTP Manager/Operator will be responsible for all operations, maintenance, repairs and reporting at the wastewater treatment plant and the District collection lines.
• WWTP Manager/Operator will be responsible for compliance with all of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) reporting and testing.
• WWTP Manager/Operator will be responsible for compliance with the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)/Colorado testing and requirements.
• WWTP Manager/Operator will also participate in the development of the annual budget and the 5 to 20 year capital plan. In addition to its development, the WWTP Manager/Operator will be responsible to adhere to the annual budget.

Duties and responsibilities include:

• Manage and perform the required duties of daily operation and all maintenance of the WWTP and the collection system. Maintenance will include both scheduled and emergencies.
• Analyze plant and laboratory reports and makes adjustments of process controls to improve treatment and maintain regulatory compliance.
• Perform expeditious diagnosis and correction of process issues resulting from any factors, emergency or non-emergency, or conditions that could lead to process upsets.
• Formulate preventative maintenance schedule.
• Formulate process control strategies.
• Develop staffing needs at plant.
• Develop equipment needs at plant, including budget.
• Develop over time, in conjunction with District Administrator, Plant Policies and Procedures
• Develop emergency response plan.
• Develop security plan.
• Promote safe work practices.
• Maintain all administrative files for the plant operation, including maintenance schedules, purchasing records, grease trap inspections, emergency response reports, CDPHE reporting, sewer jetting/inspection, inflow and infiltration (I&I) and associated repair work, sewer taps, and anything else.
• Hire, train and supervise all WWTP employees.
• Responsible for all requests, inquires, complaints and emergencies.
• Maintain District GIS database.
• Perform tap inspections as scheduled.
• Work with District P.E Engineer as needed, to inspect collection line projects and plant capital projects.
• Performs other duties as required.
• Prepare a monthly report for the Board of Directors and attend the Monthly Board Meeting.

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Ad Title: Industrial Pretreatment Specialist/Backflow Prevention Specialist
Location: City of Northglenn
Post Date: 09/25/19
Contact: Debbie Garcia
State: CO
Phone (W): 303-450-8806
Email: dgarcia@northglenn.org
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The City of Northglenn is seeking an energetic and highly motivated candidate interested in the Industrial Pretreatment and Backflow Prevention field.

This position consists of technical, professional, and administrative work in running the City of Northglenn's Industrial Pretreatment (IP) and Backflow Prevention (BP) Programs. This position may occasionally assist in the operation of the Wastewater Treatment Facility (including some weekends). The incumbent works in direct partnership with other employees, departments/divisions, external entities, and the public and must possess exemplary communication skills.

Other responsibilities include administering the industrial user permit process, overseeing monitoring and sampling programs, collecting samples and interpreting water quality data, preparing and submitting various reports to State and Federal regulatory agencies, testing all City-owned backflow preventers, inspecting grease traps and interceptors, surveying commercial properties for cross-connections, and responding to complaints and inquiries.

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Ad Title: Water Plant Treatment Operator
Location: Louisville, CO
Post Date: 09/24/19
City: Louisville
State: CO
Zip: 80027
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Under supervision, performs skilled work in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant on an assigned shift. Work is performed with considerable independence within established guidelines and procedures, with the incumbent expected to make routine changes in the operation of the plant. Assignments are received in either written or oral form, usually in daily or weekly schedules or special assignments. Work is evaluated by inspection, review of reports, conferences, for condition of facilities, adherence to standards, and efficiency of operations. Performs other work as required.

***First review of applications will begin on September 30, 2019 and reviewed continuously thereafter. **

Hiring Range (Dependent on Water Operator Certification Level & experience):
Operator A: $24.49-$28.16 per hour
Operator B: $22.64-$26.04 per hour
Operator C: $20.13-$23.15 per hour
Operator D: $18.61-$21.40 per hour
Trainee: $17.21-$19.79 per hour

*Note: Hiring range listed above does not represent the full salary range.
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Ad Title: Evergreen Metropolitan District
Location: Evergreen Colorado
Post Date: 09/20/19
Contact: Marc Rosenberg
City: Evergreen
State: CO
Zip: 80439
Phone (W): 3036744112
Email: mrosenberg@evergreenmetro.org
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Evergreen Metro District is looking to fill an entry level Collections & Distribution Technician. Must obtain a Class B CDL drivers license within 1 year of hire. Hours are 7:30 -3:30 Monday - Friday. Able to be on call every 6 weeks with opportunity for overtime and double time on Sundays. The District offers a 401 A retirement plans, Health insurance 10 holidays a year, clothing allowance.
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Ad Title: City of Boulder is hiring a Plant Operator for Water Treatment
Location: Boulder, CO
Post Date: 09/20/19
Contact: Vanessa Bonner
City: Boulder
State: CO
Zip: 80302
Phone (W): 3034411985
Email: bonnerv@bouldercolorado.gov
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Overall Job Objective
Under general supervision, to operate multiple water treatment facilities, to perform routine maintenance and minor repairs of plant equipment, direct the distribution of treated water through a system of pipes and reservoirs, perform appropriate monitoring, operate and control hydroelectric facilities, and to perform related duties as required.

Work Schedule: Full-time (40 hrs/week), In one 2 week period, this position requires working 48 hours (four shifts) one week and 36 hours (three shifts) the following week. This position is required to work one of two 12 hour shifts, "a" shift or "b" shift. The hours are 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM or 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM. The position requires working nights, weekends, and holidays.
Location: Water treatment plant(s) - Either Betasso WTF or Boulder Reservoir WTF (63rd)

*Salary Range is $20.00/hr-$44.23/hr

Duties & Responsibilities

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

2. Controls and monitors mechanical and chemical water treatment processes including the distribution of the treated water. This includes the following duties at both of the City's water treatment facilities:
• Regulates, and/or adjusts raw water sources, preliminary treatment process, chemicals, sedimentation process, filtration process, residuals recovery, chemical feeders, pumps and valves to control liquid stream, and solids treatment processes.
• Utilizes Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) instrumentation and direct observation to continuously monitor and interpret data transmitted from local and remote equipment locations. Uses data, as well as facility schematics and O&M manuals to identify, locate, and resolve treatment problems.
• Plans for, practices, and responds to emergencies including but not limited to power outages, chemical spills, and equipment failures. Provides first response troubleshooting of equipment and process when emergencies arise.
• Performs routine laboratory analyses and appropriately adjusts treatment processes based on laboratory results and direct observations.
• Orders, loads, unloads, and regulates treatment chemicals and supplies.
• Assists maintenance staff in maintenance/operations activities.
• Performs troubleshooting of treatment process, equipment problems, and prepares equipment for repair work
• Assists in maintaining facilities and property, including cleaning and upkeep of process buildings, equipment, and grounds.

3. Oversees treatment and distribution system operations on assigned shifts. This includes the following:
• Controls multi-zoned high-pressure water distribution system using pumps, valves and hydroelectric generators, operate raw and finished hydroelectric power stations (nine), with pressures ranging from 100 to 800 PSI.
• Ensures adequate shift coverage for 24-hour operation which includes filling shifts as necessary and/or calling in appropriate coverage.
• Communicates operational information to management team.
• Maintains inventory of operations laboratory supplies, chemicals and orders supplies as needed.

4. Maintains logs and records of plant data, including entering and retrieving data on a PC, reviewing and signing off on all logs at the end of the shift, and ensuring that logs are complete. Analyzes data utilizing trending and statistical tools.

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

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

7. Remains alert to conditions and events occurring at the Water Treatment Facility indicating anticipated or needed maintenance and repair. Assists in and performs troubleshooting of plant processes to improve overall treatment quality.

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

9. Responds to questions from the public about treatment, distribution system, and hydro-electric stations, and conducts facility tours as necessary.

10. Ability to work variable shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.

11. Is alert to security of treatment plants, distribution reservoirs, pump and valve stations, and hydro-electric stations.

12. Serves as after-hours contact for water-related problems and citizen concerns. Appropriately responds to citizen problems and initiates Department of Public Works call-out procedure when necessary.

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

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

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Ad Title: City of Boulder, Colorado, seeks Civil Engineer for Utilities Engineering Workgroup
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Post Date: 09/11/19
Contact: Vanessa Bonner
City: Boulder
State: CO
Zip: 80302
Phone (W): 303-441-1985
Email: bonnerv@bouldercolorado.gov
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Overall Job Objective
This posting is for a full-time position in the City of Boulder's Public Works Department providing project management and civil engineering services in the Utilities Engineering work group. This may include work on the following City utility systems:
Source water reservoirs and transmission pipelines;
Water treatment, transmission, storage and distribution systems;
Wastewater collection, conveyance and treatment systems;
Stormwater drainage systems; and
Flood mitigation infrastructure.

Civil Engineers II typically lead the implementation of routine capital projects that include planning studies, engineering design, infrastructure construction, and ongoing infrastructure renewal programs, and assist with the implementation of larger and more complex projects as part of a team led by Engineering Project Managers

Duties & Responsibilities

Typical duties and responsibilities include:

1. Manage capital improvement projects, studies, and designs.
• Work with a team of City staff, consultants, and contractors to achieve project goals.
• Review operational and asset management data to identify and prioritize system needs.
• Evaluate existing operation and maintenance issues and develop solutions.
• Develop project scopes, justifications, and implementation strategies and schedules.
• Procure consultant services and manage the preparation of planning documents, studies, mapping, engineering drawings, specifications, and bid documents.
• Evaluate economic, environmental, engineering, construction, and community issues and impacts.
• Oversee preparation of engineering drawings, specifications, and bid documents.
• Coordinate regulatory permit applications and obtains necessary permits prior to construction.

2. Manage and coordinate construction activities.
• Oversee the procurement process for construction services and manage subsequent contract submittals, invoices, change orders, inspections, etc.
• Oversee and manage the progress of active capital construction sites.
• Perform field inspections and direct City and contracted inspection teams.
• Oversee materials testing and review testing results.
• Maintain awareness of potential obstacles and conflicts and utilize strong negotiation skills during construction conflict resolution meetings.
• Identify public and business impacts of construction activities and maintain positive relations with affected parties.
• Maintain construction records and assist with in bringing assets on-line, including testing and establishing operational and preventative maintenance procedures.

3. Oversee condition assessment programs and routine infrastructure renewal programs.
• Coordinate condition assessment programs for utilities assets in collaboration with maintenance staff.
• Manage the collection of data by City staff, contractors, and consultants utilizing Utility asset management programs.
• Review resulting data, and develop prioritized improvement needs and budget implications.
• Identify implementation strategies and advance associated construction projects and programs.

4. Facilitate public process, build stakeholder relationships, and advance projects through City boards and council:
• Develop and implement transparent, collaborative, and defensible decision making for projects that will undergo review by the public, stakeholders, city council advisory boards, and city council.
• Engage with the public and stakeholders in a respectful manner and provide an environment with opportunities for input and an open and friendly dialogue.
• Comfortably communicate with management staff and elected officials.
• Recognize diverse communication styles and have self-awareness of how one's own style influences relationships with others.
• Initiate and participate in difficult situations requiring tactful mediation and negotiation skills.
• Represents the City at public meetings, administrative hearings, City Council meetings, and when working with regulatory and other governmental agencies.

5. Other tasks:
• Assists the City's operations staff in troubleshooting and optimizing the performance of utilities assets and assist maintenance personnel in developing maintenance programs and engineering solutions for maintenance problems. Establish best maintenance techniques, procedures and schedules as needed.
• Respond to and investigate resident questions.
• Provide technical assistance to the City's development review process.
• Assists in responding to claims against the City resulting from utilities projects.
• Maintain knowledge of current best practices and innovative technologies for inclusion in City projects.

The city of Boulder is committed to hiring employees who provide excellent customer service. Our employees communicate courteously and responsively with the public, volunteers, and co-workers, are sensitive to diversity issues, provide effective and efficient service to the public and co-workers, act with a high level of integrity, and take responsibility for their words and actions.
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Ad Title: Wastewater Treatment Operator - Entry Level to Advanced
Location: Glenwood Springs, CO
Post Date: 03/26/19
Contact: TJ Kraft
City: Glenwood Springs
State: CO
Zip: 81601
Email: tanner.kraft@cogs.us
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Works directly under the wastewater plant chief operator. May be asked to supervise or orientate lesser qualified operators. Will be asked to assist in scheduling of operators/projects, budgeting and other administrative duties. This level of operator is distinguished by the amount of supervision exercised and received.

Wastewater Treatment: Performs work in the wastewater treatment plant and wastewater lift station to ensure that no degradation of receiving waters occur.

The following examples are intended to be illustrative only and are not all inclusive. Maintains and operates pumps, lift stations, chlorinators, compressors, digester mixing systems, boilers, telemetry and SCADA systems. Troubleshoots and repairs minor electrical, and major mechanical equipment. Maintains daily operating records. Maintains buildings and plant grounds. Conducts test on wastewater influent, plant processes and wastewater effluent. Submits reports to the EPA and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Applies biosolids to agricultural lands for beneficial use per CDPHE guidelines.

Please contact TJ Kraft directly at tanner.kraft@cogs.us for a plant tour and further instruction on how to apply.

Or, apply online at:
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