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WASTEWATER SUPERINTENDENT

The Burrillville Sewer Commission, Burrillville, RI seeks an experienced Superintendent of Wastewater to provide overall management of a 1.5 million gallon per day wastewater treatment facility, 9 lift stations, 39 miles of sewer collection lines, and all other equipment and property. All applicants must possess a RI Grade IV 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 Sewer Commission.

Salary shall commensurate with experience.

For a complete detailed description and employment application, please log onto the Town’s website at www.burrillville.org (Public Notices\Job Opportunities).

Send a cover letter and resume to the Burrillville Sewer Commission (Attention: William Andrews), P.O. Box 71, Harrisville, RI 02830 or e-mail srichard@burrillville.org.

Please reply on or before close of business August 23, 2018.

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Operations Supervisor – FP010
Narragansett Bay Commission, Field’s Point WWTF

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.

High school diploma or GED required. College coursework in environmental sciences, engineering, and/or management preferred. Completion of specialized wastewater training is desirable. Minimum of 3 years experience in the operation and maintenance of a secondary, activated sludge wastewater treatment facility is required. Must possess a Grade III certification license for wastewater treatment operators or a valid Grade III Operator-in-training certificate. Must posses a valid Rhode Island driver’s license. Practical knowledge of the methods, equipment techniques and computer inputs used in wastewater treatment systems, and current Federal, State & Local regulatory requirement as applied to wastewater treatment facilities and operations.

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WASTEWATER SUPERINTENDENT

The Town of West Warwick, Rhode Island seeks an experienced Superintendent of Wastewater to provide overall management of a 10.5 million gallon per day wastewater treatment facility, 9 lift stations, 110 miles of sewer collection lines, and all other equipment and property. All applicants must possess a RI Grade IV license and submit satisfactory evidence of said license and must possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record. The position requires excellent public relation skills, experience with process control software, prepares O & M and Capital Budgets; attend meetings with Sewer Commission and Sewer Appeals Board. Salary range of $85,000 – $95,000 DOQ.

Send a cover letter and resume to the Human Resource Department, Town of West Warwick, 1170 Main Street, West Warwick, RI 02893, Attn: K. Cioffi or email kcioffi@westwarwickri.org
Open till filled.

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IM Supervisor – IM032
Narragansett Bay Commission, Field’s Point WWTF

This position is responsible for providing day-to-day supervision and direction to subordinate skilled and semi-skilled unionized personnel involved in multiple site installation, repair and maintenance of Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) wastewater collection system facilities in conformance to all NBC, State, Federal and Local regulatory guidelines.  Directs subordinate staff in the daily maintenance and repair activities performed. Responsible for setting priorities on work tasks, rendering technical advice for repairs and/or maintenance activities. Delegates daily work tasks and monitors work progress. Responsible for resolving personnel problems; including, but not limited to issuing safety warnings in the field; maintenance problems; scheduling conflicts; and other issues pertaining to work progress. Responsible for communicating personnel problems deemed significant, where it affects work progress, to Management.  Performs other duties as assigned, within skill and experience capabilities.

Graduate of a four-year technical High School program (mechanical repair, construction trades, mechanical technology, etc.) plus two years previous skilled trades supervisory work experience. Voluntary certification in Wastewater Collection System Operator Grade III is desirable.  Must demonstrate proficiency with computer office programs such as MS Word, Excel and other related programs.

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Electrician-BP032
Narragansett Bay Commission, Bucklin Point WWTF

Responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing a variety of medium-voltage equipment within the plants, facilities, and grounds. Installs, tests, troubleshoots, and maintains a variety of plant and high voltage electrical equipment, such as motors, pumps, gauges, switches, and other equipment. Performs general electrical preventative maintenance within plant property and at remote facilities and locations. Inspects the plant’s lighting, fire alarm systems, generators, and other electrical equipment, identifies problems, and performs required repairs. Completes appropriate paperwork regarding daily activities. Installs and repairs electrical and instrumentation systems or provides related assistance. Ensures the safety of worksites and job activities. Works with contractors performing electrical work and assists with inspecting and approving projects. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

High school diploma or GED, and 4 years of progressively responsible electrical experience in a high voltage environment, or, an equivalent combination of above to sufficiently and successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Must possess a journeyman electrician’s license. Valid driver’s license in good standing. Within one year of appointment must possess a Wastewater Operator Grade 1 license (OIT certificate) issued by the RIDEM.

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Training Announcement

Maintenance and Lubrication in the Wastewater Treatment Facility

Instructors: Michael Spring and Greg Campo

Tuesday May 22, 2018        8:30 – 11:30 AM

Location: Narragansett Bay Commission – Fields Point Education Room

$25 for NWPCA members and $45 for Non-members (includes a 1-year membership)

Click here for full workshop details.

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ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYST

Lowell, MA

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission is seeking well-organized and highly-motivated candidates to serve as an Environmental Analyst to work on the coordination of NEIWPCC’s wastewater training schedule including production of the catalog, selection of courses, distribution of course information, and managing venues.  Will coordinate Youth in the Environment program based in Lowell.  Will work with NEIWPCC’s Workgroups and Commissioners to identify and address region priorities for residuals and NPDES.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering, environmental studies, natural science, public health, earth science, biology, chemistry, or related field.

Must possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as superior organization skills and the ability to think and act in a broad collaborative style. Must be comfortable in group settings and possess a diplomatic and welcoming approach to others. Knowledge of budget preparation and contract management desired.

Refer to www.neiwpcc.orgfor full position description. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by June 1, 2018 to jobs@neiwpcc.org. Please reference 18-Lowell-008 in the email subject line. No phone calls please.

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PROGRAM MANAGER-ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

Lowell, MA

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking energetic, experienced candidates for a Program Manager – Environmental Engineer. Will manage NEIWPCC’s training program for the continued training of compact-members state water quality professionalsand act aslead trainer on some of NEIWPCC’s municipal and/or industrial wastewater treatment offerings. Will also serve as project manager on engineering projects for wastewater facilities. Will assist the Division Director in developing and implementing plans and goals for the department.

The Program Manager will work with NEIWPCC’s Commissioners, the lead environmental agency training staff, and state and regional wastewater associations to ensure that proper and sufficient training is provided to regional wastewater treatment operators. Oversee NEIWPCC Trainers workgroup and coordinate, working with Division Director, NEIWPCC’s Wastewater Ad-hoc Training Task Force. Work collaboratively with programmatic staff throughout the Commission.

The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in environmental or civil engineering; a Professional Engineer’s license with current registration preferred. Ideal candidate will also possess a Municipal Grade 4 or higher wastewater license from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or other New England state. Experience with operation of wastewater treatment utility and facility reconstruction preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written, as well as superior organizational skills.

Refer to www.neiwpcc.org for full position description. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by May 25, 2018 to jobs@neiwpcc.org. Please reference 18-Lowell-006 in the email subject line. No phone calls please.

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Operator I
Narragansett Bay Commission
Field’s Point WWTF, Providence, RI

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Takes/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/operational problems and takes corrective action . 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. Receives hazardous materials and completes appropriate paperwork.

Application Period: 4/30/18 to 5/7/18. Click on the following link for full job description: Operator I (FP129)

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Operator I
Narragansett Bay Commission
Field’s Point WWTF, Providence, RI

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Takes/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/operational problems and takes corrective action . 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. Receives hazardous materials and completes appropriate paperwork.

Application Period: 4/23/18 to 4/30/18. Click on the following link for full job description: Operator I (FP026)

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