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CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION TECHNICIAN - Lehigh County Authority

DISTRIBUTION SUPERINTENDENT - Beaver Falls Municipal Authority

PROJECT MANAGER - Lehigh County Authority

SUPERINTENDENT - DRINKING WATER - Capital Region Water

WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR - Lower Salford Township Authority

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR - Municipal Authority of the Borough of Baden

WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR - Gettysburg Municipal Authority
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CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION TECHNICIAN
Are you looking for an opportunity to further your career? Lehigh County Authority is seeking an experienced, outgoing professional to join our team in the role of Construction Inspection Technician.  If you are a detail oriented and safety focused inspector who enjoys working in the field in a fast-paced environment, then this might be the job for you!

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for a variety of duties pertaining to the technical inspection of water and sewer infrastructure construction projects, to assure compliance with LCA standards and specifications, applicable codes, and performance standards.  

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Posted 8/25/20

DISTRIBUTION SUPERINTENDENT 
The Beaver Falls Municipal Authority has an opening for a Distribution Superintendent.  The Distribution Superintendent is responsible for the attainment of all objectives established by the Beaver Falls Municipal Authority which relates to the distribution of water and water service.  These objectives include reliable operation, maintenance, protection, and appearance of all pipelines, services, hydrants, valves, and other appurtenances within the distribution system.  Determining type, size, and location of property and equipment required for the efficient operation, maintenance, and expansion of the distribution system.  Planning and construction of extensions and improvements to the distribution system.  Planning and preparing distribution portion of the Authority’s budget.  Controlling construction, maintenance, and operations expense within established budget limitation.  Availability of materials, equipment, and supplies within area of responsibility.  Maintenance of safety program. Maintaining community relations within area of responsibility.  Assist in the establishment of appropriate numbers and qualifications of personnel, their hire, discharge, development, training, and performance evaluation.  Preparation, filing and maintenance of all reports and records relating to the distribution of water and water service.  Attend all Board meetings and prepare appropriate reports for the Board.  

Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge of the distribution of water and regulations impacting the distribution department.  Knowledge of Authority’s policies and procedures.

  • Experience

  • Minimum Four (4) years supervisory experience in water field.

Education

  • Bachelors or equivalent experience

  • Certifications

  • Must possess valid driver’s license

  • PA Class E Distribution license

  • Certificates in safety preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, and walk for long periods of time

  • Lift minimum of 50lbs

  • Occasional hands on work required

Please send/email resume to James Riggio General Manager Beaver Falls Municipal Authority PO Box 400, Beaver Falls, PA 15010 
riggio@bfwater.net
Posted 8/5/20

PROJECT MANAGER 
Are you looking for an opportunity to further your career? Lehigh County Authority is seeking an experienced, outgoing professional to join our team in the role of Project Manager.  If you are a detailed oriented multi-tasker who enjoys a mix of problem solving and building rapport with a variety of contacts, then this might be the job for you!

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for management of Capital Works projects in the City of Allentown for water and wastewater facilities.  Work involves all phases of project administration, planning, design, bidding and construction.

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Posted 8/28/20

SUPERINTENDENT - DRINKING WATER
This professional leadership position has direct responsibility over the administration, operation, maintenance, and business functions of the Capital Region Water (CRW) Drinking Water Department which includes a 20 MGD filtration/treatment plant, distribution system, pumping stations, water storage facilities and two surface water supplies including an 8,000-acre watershed, impoundment and reservoir. The Superintendent plans, supervises, coordinates, and directs the various department functions under the policy direction of the Chief Executive Officer. Assignments are received and administered orally and in writing.

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform and satisfactorily meet the essential job responsibilities and functions for this position. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job responsibilities.

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Posted 7/20/20

WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR 
The Lower Salford Township Authority located in Harleysville PA, is seeking a full-time licensed wastewater plant operator.  The Authority operates two activated sludge treatment plants, pump stations and collections system.    

Position Description:
The Wastewater Plant Operator position is responsible for the daily operations, maintenance and repairs of the treatment plants, pump stations and collection system to ensure an efficient and safe operation.   The position reports to the Authority’s Operations Manager.
The individual must be proficient with pump operations, laboratory equipment and instrumentation, chemical feed systems, solids dewatering and control systems.  Must be proficient with the use of power and hand tools. Must display the ability to work independently and problem solve.      

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Pennsylvania Wastewater Operator Certification Class C Subclass 1 or higher is required. 

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays and respond to emergency calls on a rotating schedule.

  • Must be capable of lifting and or carrying 50 lbs or more, walking up and down stairs, climbing, and working in confined areas.

  • Experience with SCADA, GIS, and Microsoft Office a plus.

  • Knowledge of mechanical systems, electrical, instrumentation and plumbing preferred.

Compensation is commensurate with experience. 

A competitive benefits package including a defined contribution pension plan, fully paid medical/dental/vision for employee, spouse, and family. Long-term disability, short-term disability and life insurance for the employee is provided.

Send resume or work history to PO Box 243 Harleysville PA 19438 or email to Connie Weimer at lsta.sewer@lstasewer.org. by October 31, 2020. EOE.
Posted 9/18/20

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
Municipal Authority of the Borough of Baden is seeking a full-time wastewater treatment plant operator.

This position will work under the supervision of the Head Operator and will assist in all phases and perform a variety of duties to assure the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of a 1.5 mgd activated sludge wastewater treatment plant.  Qualifications include a valid driver’s license and current DEP wastewater Operator’s license Class A Subclass 1 or the ability to obtain the required Operator’s license (pass exam) within 18 months of starting.  A Class E4 license is a plus.  Knowledge of maintenance, electrical, instrumentation, and process control skills are required.  Must also possess the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, perform work in all weather conditions, and pass a complete background investigation (including references, employment, criminal, driving, and pre-employment drug screening test).  Weekends and holidays are required on a rotating basis as well as emergency call-outs with a response time of less than one hour.  Proposed salary of up to $30/hr plus typical benefits (health care, vacation, and pension).

Interested applicants should email resumes to badenauthority@yahoo.com or mail to Municipal Authority of the Borough of Baden, 149 State Street, Baden, PA 15005

Requirements

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Must possess a valid PA Class A Wastewater license (subclass 1 preferred)

  • Minimum of 3 years progressive experience working at wastewater treatment plant.   Requires knowledge and experience in the operations, maintenance and process of wastewater treatment, basic scientific concepts, federal and state water quality standards and regulation

  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical instrumentation and experience with chemicals used in treatment processes

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Physical fitness – capable of lifting and/or carrying 50 lbs or more on a frequent basis.  Walking up and down stairs, climbing, working in confined areas

  • Ability to respond 24/7 callouts

Posted 9/14/20

WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR
Gettysburg Municipal Authority is seeking a full-time Water treatment operator.

This position will work under the supervision of the Water treatment Supervisor and will assist in all phases and perform a variety of duties to assure the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of a 3.1 MGD conventional gravity filtration plant with Superpulsator clarifiers, chemical addition, along with 6 production ground wells.  Qualifications include a valid Pennsylvania driver's license and current PA DEP water Operators license Class B, E including subclasses 1, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, or the ability to obtain the required Operators license within a reasonable determined amount of time by the Utilities Manager. Knowledge of maintenance, electrical, instrumentation, and process control skills are a plus. The applicant needs to possess strong computer skills with knowledge and high aptitude of MS Word, Excel and ability to learn internal software programs. Must also possess the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, perform work in all weather conditions, provide stable employment, attendance, and pass a complete background investigation (including references, employment, criminal, driving, and pre-employment drug screening test). Weekends and holidays are required on a rotating basis as well as emergency call-outs with a response time of less than one hour.

Requirements

  • Must possess a valid PA driver’s license.

  • Must possess a valid PA Class B, E Water Treatment license including subclasses 1, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12

  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience working in utility field.  Requires knowledge and experience in the operations, maintenance and processes of water treatment, basic scientific concepts, federal and state water quality standards and regulations.

  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical instrumentation and automated SCADA control systems, knowledge and experience with the materials and chemicals used in treatment processes.

  • Must adhere to company policies regarding mandatory shift coverage when required.  

  • High School Diploma or GED

Physical Requirements

  • Physical fitness- capable of lifting and/or carrying 50 lbs. or more on a frequent basis.  Walking up and down stairs, climbing, working in confined areas.  

  • Ability to comply with Company policies.

  • Ability to respond to 24 / 7 callout.

Essential Functions

  • Operate, maintain, control and perform routine repair of plant equipment including preventive maintenance duties.

  • Establish, maintain and control flow through the water purification process and into the distribution system.

  • Maintain process control through the water purification and washwater processes including the establishment, maintenance, calibration and adjustment of chemical feed rates necessary to optimize the process operation.

  • Monitor the water purification plant and water distribution system and make operational control adjustments as necessary.

  • Read and interpret meters and gauges on equipment throughout the treatment process.

  • Maintain all necessary records.

  • Perform water quality sampling, testing and analysis to determine compliance with federal, state standards.

  • Loading, unloading, handling, placing into storage and batching water treatment plant chemicals.

  • Clean and maintain treatment plant, wells and well houses.

  • Perform maintenance duties at water treatment plant, wells and related facilities and other assigned duties.

  • Provide assistance to other company employees, as directed by supervisor.  

  • Perform necessary emergency operating procedures and take proper corrective action for continuous, effective operation of the water purification plant and wells.

  • Any other duties which are assigned.

Additional Skills

  • Communicate in an effective manner, both oral and written, with the general public and company personnel. 

  • Read and understand instructions, safety rules, etc.

  • Mathematical skills sufficient to be able to calculate dosages, surface areas, volumes, weights, measures and algebraic formulas.

  • Ability to work independently and under limited supervision.

  • Must cope with environmental conditions including contact with water, chemicals, fumes, odors and dust as a result of working with and handling potentially hazardous water treatment and laboratory chemicals.  Minimum exposure to inclement weather mostly of short duration. 

  • Must be able to comply with continuing education requirements as needed for Operator certification renewal.

Preferred Qualifications
Skills/Abilities: Experience with technically advanced computer control systems (SCADA) and advanced coagulant control using zeta meter is preferred.

Experience: 5 years employment in water treatment industry, hydrology or related environmental science, civil or environmental engineering, or analytical experience, is preferred.

Education: Technical college coursework and / or degree in chemistry, environmental sciences, civil or environmental engineering is preferred.

Additional Comments
This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as desired.  

Interested parties may submit a cover letter and resume to Mark Guise Utilities Manager, at PO Box 3307 Gettysburg PA, 17325 or by email to mguise@gettysburgma.com by September 21,2020.
 
Gettysburg Municipal Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted 8/17/20