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Job Posting

Town of South Kingstown, Wastewater Department

Mechanic I

The Town has an opportunity in our Wastewater Treatment Facility for an experienced mechanic. An individual in this position performs preventive maintenance and repair of mechanical and electromechanically machinery and equipment at the Wastewater Treatment Facility and pumping stations as needed.

The Mechanic I is responsible for: rebuilding and repairing the Wastewater Treatment Facility and pump station equipment, including pumps, blowers and engines; lubricating motors and equipment and checking for malfunctions; performing all around maintenance on pumps; installing and setting up new equipment; performing plumbing and pipefitting tasks as needed; assisting in pump and engine maintenance; follows proper safety protocol including confined space entry procedures as required; maintaining various hydraulic equipment, boilers and pump stations and the plant; performs electrical, carpentry, painting and other related duties as required.

If interested, please click on the PDF below:

WW Mechanic I Job Posting

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Job Posting

NBC – Operations Supervisor

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides day to day supervision and direction to subordinate skilled and semi-skilled unionized personnel involved in 7 day/24 hour, computer controlled, and continuous process operations involving wastewater treatment facilities, equipment, vehicles, buildings and grounds in conformance to all applicable NBC/state and Federal regulatory /permit guidelines.  Directs and trains subordinate staff in daily operations and preventative maintenance of NBC wastewater treatment, pumping and monitoring facilities. Sets priorities, renders operational advice, makes daily assignments, interprets policy, and resolves issues/ problems (e.g.: personnel, union grievances, coverage, operational safety, etc.)  Is management’s representative during off-shifts.  Ensures all work is performed in accordance with NBC policy guidelines, operational SOP’s, State & Federal Permit requirements, safety procedures and the union collective bargaining agreement.   Trains and retrains employees.  May work a rotating shift schedule, as required.  Performs other duties as assigned, within skill and experience capabilities.

Operations Supervisor FP010

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Job Posting:

Wastewater Operator 1

The New Shoreham Board of Sewer Commissioners, Block Island, RI seeks a Wastewater Operator 1 (or who can obtain a Grade 1 certification within on year) to work at the Wastewater Treatment Facility and collection system.

Salary: $15 – $18 per hour (commensurate with experience)

For complete detailed descriptions and employment application, please log onto the Town’s website at www.new-shoreham.com (Employment Opportunities).

Send a cover letter, resume and completed application to:

James J. Geremia & Associates, Inc.

Attn: James J. Geremia, P.E.

272 West Exchange Street, Suite 201

Providence, RI 02903

Please reply on or before close of business April 19, 2019

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Job Posting:

Wastewater Superintendent

The New Shoreham Board of Sewer Commissioners, Block Island, RI seeks an experienced Wastewater Superintendent to provide overall management of a 450,000 gallon per day wastewater treatment facility, 5 lift stations, 3.5 miles of sewer collection lines, and all other equipment and property. All applicants must possess a RI Grade II license and submit satisfactory evidence of said license and must possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable record. The position requires excellent public relation skills, experience with process control software, preparation of O&M and Capital Budgets; and attend meetings with the New Shoreham Board of Sewer Commissioners.

Salary: $60,000 – $75,000 (commensurate with experience)

For complete detailed descriptions and employment application, please log onto the Town’s website at www.new-shoreham.com (Employment Opportunities).

Send a cover letter, resume and completed application to:

James J. Geremia & Associates, Inc.

Attn: James J. Geremia, P.E.

272 West Exchange Street, Suite 201

Providence, RI 02903

Please reply on or before close of business April 19, 2019

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2019 NWPCA Membership Form

If you wish to be a member of the Narragansett Water Pollution Control Association, please click on the link for the form below, fill it out, and mail it to our PO Box. Please remember to include your e-mail address so that you won’t miss out on any notices for events. If you have any questions, please contact any of the Board members.

2019 Membership Application-Invoice

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Job Posting

Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC)

Process Monitor

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Process Monitor is responsible for monitoring the data from the plant’s computers and electronics and adjusting operations to maintain compliance with standards and regulations.  Serve as a lead to lower level staff regarding the operation of the plant and troubleshooting problems.  Monitor and operate a variety of computers and electronics in the monitoring of plant operations.  Monitor plant readings and adjust plant levels based on operational procedures and guidelines in order to maintain proper plant operations.  Maintain a variety of logs, reports, and documentation regarding plant operations and readings.  Oversee and/or respond to alarms or operational problems within plant property and at remote locations and takes corrective action based on defined procedures or supervisor direction.  Assist with completing applicable regulatory reports and working with related agencies.  Skill in operating a computer and applicable software applications.  Perform all duties of an Operator I or II as assigned.  Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.

NBC – Process Monitor BP050

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Job Opening

Certified Wastewater Assistant Project Manager, Woonsocket, RI

As Assistant Project Manager (APM), you will have the chance to work with project leadership and staff to assist in supervising daily Operation & Maintenance (O&M) activities as well as working with the Project Manager to learn O&M systems and tools to provide superior client support. Working with other members of our team you will organize and direct the operations, maintenance modification, and improvement of one or more wastewater treatment plants and appurtenant facilities. You will also have the opportunity to: analyze operational process control procedures, maintenance procedures, and institute changes when necessary to achieve full compliance with all regulatory agency water quality and solids disposal requirements as defined in the service contract with the client; be responsible for accurate operational records and prepare reports required by the client, all regulatory agencies, and facility manager; work closely with all employees at the project site and will establish cooperative relationships with subordinates, vendors, contractors, and all others contacted during work assignments; and assume responsibility of facility manager in the absence of the Project Manager. This is a position which you will be groomed for the next step of assuming a Project Management position in the Company. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone like you.

Basic Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or equivalent

• Six (6) plus years of experience in the operation and maintenance of water or wastewater facilities, four (4) of which must have been at the supervisory level

• Rhode Island Wastewater Grade 4 or sufficient experience and education to obtain within 1 year

• Proficient with financial budgeting and reports, specifically experience preparing operational reports for both internal and external clients

• Proficient in team building, motivation, conflict resolution and problem solving

• Ability to operate SCADA systems and other computerized equipment

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office

• Valid driver’s license with no major infractions

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

To apply: https://www.ch2mcareers.com/job/19000079_US_WOO_en_US/north-america/Rhode-Island/Woonsocket/Certified-Wastewater-Assistant-Project-Manager-Woonsocket-RI?_ga=2.24036730.1142438166.1550004206-376417181.1548083787

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2 Job Openings

Town of Somerset Water Pollution Control Department

OPERATORS ASSISTANT GRADE 4

Water Pollution Treatment Plant Operator

Full Time Day Shift

Water Pollution Control Facility

166 Walker Street

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION

Applications will be accepted until January 15th, 2019

LABORER

Full Time Day Shift

Water Pollution Control Facility

166 Walker Street

Applications will be accepted until January 29th, 2019

Applications and complete job descriptions along with a list of job requirements are available for this both positions at the office of the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners, 3249 County Street, Somerset MA 02726 or by calling 508-674-4215

Applicants should forward a resume and completed application to the address below in care of:

Bob Bozikowski – Superintendent

Water and Sewer Department

Somerset, MA 02726

(508) 674-4215

Town of Somerset is an AAEEO minorities employer. 

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Job Opening

Quonset Development Corporation

This position plans, directs, and has “responsible charge” of all activities and personnel of the Quonset Development Corporation’s (QDC) Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW).  The position reports directly to the Director of Public Works, and is supported by the Manager of Engineering and Industrial Pretreatment (IPP) Coordinator.  The incumbent ensures that the POTW complies with all federal and state wastewater and safety regulations, and that all facilities and collection system are in a “standard of good repair” at all times. The incumbent further ensures that all sampling, laboratory testing, and reporting is completed in full compliance with the POTW’s RIPDES permit, and other applicable EPA requirements.  The incumbent anticipates operating problems and directs proactive measures to avoid malfunctions/failures of equipment.  The incumbent prepares financials/budgets; manages the WWTF operations staff (including hiring, performance management, employee development, training, disciplinary action, termination recommendation); represents QDC as the WWTF Treatment Facility subject matter expert to outside agencies, vendors, and regulators.  The QDC has an InterJurisdictional Agreement (IJA) with the Town of North Kingstown, RI, and the incumbent shall act as the liaison between the QDC POTW and the NK Wastewater Department.  The QDC encourages and supports the incumbent to participate in professional development and be an active member of State/Regional/National wastewater professional associations.

Minimum Requirements:  

  • 3 years of progressively responsible experience at a Grade 3 WWTF level.
  • Valid RIDEM Grade 3, or higher, wastewater operator certificate.
  • Valid Driver’s license.
  • Familiarity with EPA’s “NetDMR” electronic reporting system, Federal Pretreatment Rule (40 CFR 403) and required testing procedures (40 CFR 136).
  • Computer Proficiency (Word Processing, Spreadsheets, on-line reporting applications, on-line forms, etc.)

Preferred Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or related field.
  • 7 to 10 years of progressively responsible experience at a Grade 3 WWTF level with at least 3 years at a supervisory level at a Grade 3 or higher facility. 
  • Familiarity with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) WWTF operating systems and mobile operating/data collection devices/platforms.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire POTW staff to achieve exceptional regulatory compliance as demonstrated by past agency/association recognition.

Please send letter of interest and resume by January 20, 2019 to:

Superintendent Selection Committee

Quonset Development Corporation

95 Cripe Street

North Kingstown, RI  02852

Fax (401) 268-9885 or e-mail: employment@quonset.com

No phone calls please.

QDC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that values diversity.  Registered with the Department of Homeland Security as an E-Verify Employer

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Job Opening

Narragansett Bay Commission, Bucklin Point WWTF

Takes and records readings of plant equipment, including temperature, pressure, and vacuum.  Operates a variety of pumps, valves, gates,and switches in order to operate the plant equipment.  Responds to alarms or operational problems within plant property and at remote locations and takes corrective action based on defined procedures or supervisor direction. Cleans plant equipment and facilities and maintains a safe working environment.  Frequently requires operation of a forklift, Bobcat, front end loader, sweeper, scum truck, and/or pick-up truck.  Collects samples,performs standard tests, and records results; notifies supervisor if readings are abnormal.  Assists other operator sand plant staff with cleaning, maintaining, repairing, and installing plant equipment.  Receives hazardous materials(chemical deliveries) and completes appropriate paperwork.  Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.   As required, to drive a facility vehicle on or off site.  Medium Work:exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. 

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or G.E.D. as required and authorized by Chapter 42-17.4 of the RI General Laws of 1956, as amended (RIGL).

EXPERIENCE:  Performance in basic maintenance. Following instructions. Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.  Cleaning and sanitation principles and practices. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Within one year of appointment, must possess an Operator-In-Training (OIT) Grade I certification license for wastewater treatment plant.   Valid driver’s license in good standing is required at time of appointment.

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