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Project Manager - (Municipal Water and Wastewater Facilities, & Infrastructure Focus) - Maryland

O’Brien & Gere (OBG) is seeking a Project Manager who has demonstrated the ability to manage clients and projects, and work collaboratively in an on-site team environment.  The position is assigned to our Bowie office and is primarily a program engagement at the client’s facility. Expectations are that this position will contribute to the sustainable financial growth of OBG, lead high performance teams, resolve conflicts, negotiate positive outcomes, and coach and mentor employees.  This position will support OBG's Sewer Program Management (SPM) initiative and require engagement and oversight of project planning and development.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage scope, project financial objectives, project teams, and schedules. Pro-actively manage change orders and project risks in terms of quality of deliverables, subcontracts, revenue recognition, budgets, cash management and safety.
  • Implement, delegate and mentor technical and administrative responsibilities to engineers and designers on major, challenging and complex projects.
  • Motivate and influence a project team of engineers to deliver client service excellence.
  • Maintain client contact and strategic plan implementation related to technical advice, planning, design development, permitting and construction phase services for wastewater related engineering projects.
  • Business development opportunity with preparation of scope and fee, negotiation with clients, project planning and execution.
  • Technical quality reviews of design development, and supporting documents for conformance with projects’ technical and performance goals.
  • Act in a leadership role for implementing, complying and promoting health and safety requirements and guidance.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in successful project management of preliminary and final design, bidding and construction phase services for municipal water and wastewater infrastructure projects (minimum 8-10 years desired; demonstrated expertise accepted).
  • Experience in managing and mentoring people in planning and design development positions or roles.
  • Experience in client project or program management.
  • Demonstrated successful track record in exceptional client services.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • B.S. Civil/Sanitary/Mechanical or Environmental Engineering
  • Professional Engineering license in District of Columbia required, with ability to obtain multiple State licenses through reciprocity.

 We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, race, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Should an applicant require reasonable accommodation with the application or the interview process, please notify the Human Resources Department.

O’Brien & Gere is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.  Please email Jennifer.Vella@obg.com to apply.  

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Project Manager - (Municipal Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Focus) - Maryland

O’Brien & Gere (OBG) is seeking a Project Manager for our Bowie, Maryland office. The Project Manager position is for a person who has demonstrated the ability to manage people and projects as well as generate new business with clients.  In addition, expectations are that this position will contribute to the sustainable financial growth of OBG and develop followership, lead high performance teams, resolve conflict, negotiate positive outcomes, mentor future leaders and motivate employees.  The Project Manager has the potential for enhanced career growth opportunities by providing consistent strong leadership and performance for client satisfaction, employee satisfaction and sustainable financial growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparation of construction documents for municipal clients
  • Coordination and mentoring of staff 
  • Delegating and mentoring technical and administrative responsibilities to engineers and designers on major and complex projects
  • Managing, developing and mentoring of staff, including fiscal responsibility for respective projects and staff
  • Client management/development within the municipal market
  • Working with regional offices and other Project Managers within the Municipal Water Operations to ensure efficient and effective application of staff
  • Assume a primary role in client contract activities
  • Marketing, planning and execution of municipal water and wastewater infrastructure projects
  • Business development proposal creation, project estimating, project planning and execution, quality reviews
  • Municipal client contact and strategic plan implementation related to technical advice, planning, design, permitting and construction phase services for wastewater engineering projects
  • Assumes an active role in the selection of the project team, prepares and administers project budgets & schedules for projects under supervision

MINIMUM REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in successful project management of preliminary and final design, bidding and construction phase services for municipal water and wastewater infrastructure projects (minimum 8-10 years desired; demonstrated expertise accepted).
  • Client facing with strong existing client relationships, especially in the Maryland municipal water and wastewater infrastructure field.
  • Strong personnel development skills with experience managing and mentoring people in management, engineering, and design positions.
  • Contract document preparation and construction services.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Experience in client project management.
  • Demonstrated successful track record in exceptional client services.
  • B.S. Civil/Sanitary Engineering.
  • Professional Engineering license in Maryland required with ability to obtain multiple licenses through reciprocity.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, race, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Should an applicant require reasonable accommodation with the application or the interview process, please notify the Human Resources Department.

O’Brien & Gere is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.  Please email Jennifer.Vella@obg.com to apply.

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Senior Project Engineer - Richmond, VA

O’Brien & Gere (OBG), is actively seeking a high-performance Project Engineer for our Richmond, VA office.  The primary role responsibility will be design task leader for utility infrastructure-based projects, sewer assessment and rehabilitations, and water and wastewater facilities, including engineering services during construction. The position requires performing moderate to complex assignments, applying industry standard techniques, procedures, and criteria while executing a sequence of related design engineering tasks. The position also supports our Mid Atlantic offices (Baltimore, Washington, and Virginia Beach which currently performs approximately $10 million per year in infrastructure work on a variety of projects such as:

  • Wastewater collection system design (sewerage collection and pumping systems)
  • Infrastructure evaluation and rehabilitation (water and wastewater systems)
  • Water system infrastructure design (pipelines, tanks, and pumping stations)
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Water treatment

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, design and prepare high quality construction drawings and specifications of varied complexities in compliance with construction and government standards, using design and CAD-based software’s.
  • Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photographs, geologic data and other data to plan projects.
  • Prepare and/or present reports, analyses including design calculations, field data results, conclusions and cost estimates.
  • Reviews work of others for conformance to OBG and Owner requirements and standards.
  • Works collaboratively with project teams in meeting project objectives – technical scope, project/task budget, and deliverable schedules.
  • Consistently utilizes sound judgment and discretion in performance of job functions.
  • Gathers and records information to be used for writing specifications.
  • Reviews vendor submittals to assure compliance with specifications.
  • Prepares or present routine technical reports.
  • Prepares construction cost estimates.
  • Visits job sites to gain field experience, broaden background, and develop practical engineering skills.
  • Participates actively in creating a safety culture in the office and at the jobsite.
  • Adheres to the policies and standards set forth in the Firm’s Quality Management System.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. Civil/Sanitary/Mechanical/Chemical Engineering and 6+ years of qualifying engineering experience in the engineering/design field
  • Professional Engineering license required with the ability to obtain multiple licenses through reciprocity.
  • M.S. degree preferred
  • Proficiency in engineering fundamentals and in utilizing CAD (D) software/hardware.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Work effectively in teams.
  • Willingness and desire to continue to improve and advance technical competencies.
  • Gains knowledge through participation in technical societies and attendance at internal and external training programs, to a degree consistent with individual and divisional goals.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, race, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Should an applicant require reasonable accommodation with the application or the interview process, please notify the Human Resources Department.

O’Brien & Gere is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.  Please email Jennifer.Vella@obg.com to apply.

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Operator Trainee - Goloversville-Johnston, NY

Full time positions, first and second shift for wastewater treatment facility. 

  • Possession of Grade 3-A Certificate issued by NYS DEC for Operator position.
  • One-year wastewater experience required for Trainee position.

Application can be obtained or resume submitted to:

GLOVERSVILLE-JOHNSTOWN JOINT WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY

191 UNION AVENUE

JOHNSTOWN, NY  12095

By November 28, 2018

 

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Water Treatment Specialist - Surpass Chemical Company, Inc., Albany, NY

Summary of Position:

The water treatment specialist is responsible for growing and maintaining a territory specifically focused on municipal/industrial water/wastewater treatment. This includes providing value-added technical services on an as needed basis to existing and potential customers; including pumps, controllers, and other equipment.  Attention to detail required.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop new business opportunities independently as well as with the sales team.
  • Assist upper management with development of coordinated sales strategies, market analyses and product development.
  • Maintain strong relationships with key accounts.
  • Responsible for attainment of company sales / profit goals.
  • Expand and maintain existing business.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Take lead on value-added equipment services such as pump and controller installations.
  • Visit customer/prospect on location requiring some overnight travel.
  • Join and actively participate in trade organizations/conferences such as NYRWA, AWWA, NYWEA, etc.
  •  Eventually become involved in other technical divisions of the company such as cleaning / sanitation, agriculture, and pool chemistry.

Education, Experience, And Skills Required:

  • Four year degree in technical field such as chemistry, biology, engineering.
  •  Extensive experience in technical sales & knowledge of water treatment principles.
  • Ambition. Strong desire to expand product knowledge and meet sales targets.
  • Self-motivated. Ability to learn sales cycle then repeat independently.       

Email:  Tyler Smithat  tsmith@surpasschemical.com

1254 Broadway
Albany, NY
FLSA:  Exempt
HOURS: 40hr / week

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Landscape Architect - Buffalo Sewer Authority

The Buffalo Sewer Authority is searching for a highly motivated person that possesses thorough knowledge of modern principles and practices of landscape architecture along with skill in making computations, designs, plans and specifications in the field of landscape architecture.  Proficiency in CAD and GIS software along with a good knowledge of plant life are desired.  This person will assist in all stages of Buffalo Sewer Authority’s green infrastructure program, including planning, technical design review, construction, maintenance, monitoring and reporting of green infrastructure facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a recognized college or university with specialization in landscape architecture

Or

Completion of a two (2) year course in landscape architecture and two (2) years of full-time paid, responsible experience in landscape architect work

Or

An equivalent combination within the limits of (A) and (B)

Residence in the City of Buffalo is a requirement of the position. An applicant must be able to verify 90 days of continuous and uninterrupted residency

PLEASE SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO:

FFALO SEWER AUTHORITY
1038 CITY HALL,
65 NIAGARA SQUARE
BUFFALO, NEW YORK 14202
ATTENTION:  GELEA Y. JAMES, DIRECTOR OF EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
 Email: gjames@buffalosewer.org
Visit our website at www.buffalosewer.org 

 

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Water/Wastewater Engineer - CHA

CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking a Water/Wastewater Engineer to join our Water/Wastewater team and work on a variety of projects. The primary focus of the CHA Water/Wastewater team is to develop innovative technical solutions to water and wastewater projects, provide a better understanding of the key social/economic implications associated with clean water and to experience, and participate in service-learning opportunities. CHA is seeking candidates interested career development on a growing, successful team.

This position is open at the following CHA office locations:

  • Blacksburg, VA
  • Richmond, VA
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Albany, NY
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Columbus, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Design of water/wastewater distribution and conveyance systems, including hydraulic analyses, water/wastewater storage systems, piping, and wastewater pump stations design.
  • Water/wastewater process/treatment design for both municipal and industrial systems.
  • Prepares detailed design calculations and design reports.
  • Complete detailed project design plans and specifications.
  • Manages construction administration services including shop drawing reviews, payment application reviews, and technical support during construction.
  • Performs internal QA/QC of design.
  • Coordinates with other engineering disciplines to complete project designs.
  • Attends client meetings; coordinate communications to client(s), and meets with client(s).
  • Mentors entry level staff members and interns at times, as needed.
  • Travels to client sites as needed (mostly local).

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or Chemical Engineering required.
  • PE license is required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive engineering experience related to water/wastewater design.
  • Must have experience using AutoCAD, WaterCAD, and SewerCAD.
  • Microsoft Office experience required
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills required.
  • Minimal travel required to clients sites, which are typically local.

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • ArcGIS, Revit, and AutoCAD Civil 3D experience preferred.

CHA takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and a variety of opportunities for our employees’ professional growth and development.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Chief Engineer - CHA

The chief engineer is responsible for the technical direction and leadership in the delivery of our water/wastewater services at CHA.

Responsibilities:

  • Technical Direction: Responsible for providing recommendations to the Group Executives and Market Leaders on the strategic technical direction related to the delivery of our services. This will include research and development of new and innovative technologies and methodologies to support the Groups/Markets and technical group and to assist in the development of technical expertise in core market areas.
  • Professional Excellence: Responsible for assisting the implementation of the firms Professional Excellence Program. These responsibilities may include the formulation of specific practice areas, leading specific communities of practice, mentoring staff and providing an enhanced climate for learning and career development.  The Chief Engineer shall develop into a national practice leader and provide input into the technical direction of that area of practice across the CHA enterprise.
  • Seek new client relationships: Responsible to assist Corporate Business Development and the Groups/Markets in the growth and sustainability of the market through on-going business development and marketing efforts geared toward new and innovative technologies, working closely with the individual Client Sectors and Regional Leaders, and staying abreast of emerging trends and initiatives in the market place. The Chief Engineer may also have Client Advocacy responsibilities (CLAD).
  • Project Qualifications and Proposals: Participate in the proposal development process to make sure we are putting forth the right technical solutions and leveraging the available technical knowledge within the organization. In addition, they will attend interviews and review project plans (scope, schedule, and fee) in the Technical Group, which are within their area of expertise, to ensure that they reflect a sound planned approach to the project.
  • Project Execution: Be available as a technical resource to assist staff with technical problems and issues as they arise in the execution of major projects and to assist in technical QA/QC.
  • Development of Corporate Brand: Actively participate in conferences and workshops (as a presenter), and encourage and support the development of papers, articles, and presentations, as well as participation in technical organizations, all with the goal of enhancing the technical image and competency of our staff and corporate brand.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required, Masters preferred, or equivalent professional experience.
  • 15+ years of relevant experience.
  • Professional Engineering licensure is required.
  • Knowledge of principles of engineering and engineering design experience.
  • Proven experience and knowledge with the delivery and construction of multi –discipline water / wastewater projects.
  • Must possess exceptional organizational and time management skills with an obsessive attention to detail.
  • Must be able to collaborate and bridge the communications gap between the engineering team, service technicians, business managers, and clients, interfacing with each.
  • Must possess technical acumen and the ability to troubleshoot on a variety of projects.

CHA takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and a variety of opportunities for our employees’ professional growth and development.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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Chief WWTP Operator (Civil Service Position) - Rensselaer County Sewer District#1, Troy, NY

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Grade 4A NYSDEC Operators Certificate,
  • High School Diploma or equivalent,
  • Min. of 6 years operating experience in a 4A facility, including 2 years in a Supervisory position.
  • Thorough knowledge of the operation and maintenance needs of a 24 MGD activated sludge WWTP. 
  • Experience with Anaerobic digestion and mechanical dryer systems preferable

Grade 22:

  • New Employee at 15% Reduction first 24 months:  $60,448.00/$28.950192 
  • Increase to $64,004.00/$30.653257 after 36 months

Send Resume to:

Gerard Moscinski, P.E.
Administrative Director
1600 7th Ave
Troy New York 12180
Rens. Co. AA/EOP
518-283-2235

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Wastewater Process Engineer - C.T. Male Associates - Latham, NY

An Excellent Opportunity for Wastewater Process Engineers

C.T. Male Associates, a highly reputable professional engineering firm in the Northeast, is seeking a  Wastewater Process Engineer with experience in municipal and/or industrial wastewater treatment for our Latham (Albany) NY headquarters.  Unlimited potential exists for the right candidate, including transitioning to high level management positions and ownership opportunities.

Join us during this exciting growth period as our company fulfills its strategic objectives and creates rewarding opportunities for its entire staff.  If your background and skill set include the following, we encourage you to apply:

  • P.E. Licensure, New York preferred, with the ability to acquire professional engineering licenses in other states as requested
  • A minimum of 7-10 years of experience in municipal and/or industrial wastewater infrastructure projects from feasibility through design and construction phases
  • Responsibility for wastewater characterization and analysis; wastewater process engineering and design; wastewater unit process selection and design; equipment selection and sizing; pump station design; treatment plant commissioning; construction administration; and operations assistance and consulting
  • Ability to work as a part of and lead multi-discipline project teams
  • Ability to write technical reports for diverse groups including fellow professionals, clients, public boards, regulatory agencies, and elected officials
  • Ability to build and maintain client relationships through strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A strong desire to advance professionally and within the firm’s management structure
  • Project management experience is preferred

We offer exciting, challenging and diverse projects in a high-energy team setting with like-minded professionals.  Come join a company where your talents and motivation are rewarded.

To apply for this position, please click this link: https://ctmale.applicantpro.com/jobs/905365-40142.html

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, C.T. Male will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran or disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

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Pollution Control Assistant - Rockland County Sewer District No. 1

The Sewer District is accepting applications for the position of Pollution Control Assistant.  The job duties of a Pollution Control Assistant involve the preparation of chemical solutions and performance of a variety of physical, chemical and bacteriological tests on sanitary sewage.  Typical work activities include collection and analysis of wastewater samples collected at different stages of treatment and at various plant and field locations for routine laboratory testing; daily calibration, cleaning, and sterilizing of laboratory instruments, glassware, reagents, and equipment; preparing computerized monthly reports for state agencies; computes data of industrial samples and prepares reports; performs special chemical procedures and computerized instrument analysis; performs tests to maintain laboratory certification from the New York State Department of Health and EPA; performs analytical procedures and maintain records in accordance with the standards set by the state; maintains laboratory equipment and instruments and maintains inventory for laboratory supplies; provides assistance to the Pollution Control Supervisor in complex tests and special laboratory projects; prepares laboratory reagents for variety of tests for chemical and bacteriological analysis of samples from the plant facility as well as from other industries and state agencies;  The work is performed under the general supervision of a Pollution Control Supervisor, with some latitude for independent performance.  May perform supervisory duties in the absence or unavailability of the Pollutions Control Supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree or higher in biology, chemistry, or a related laboratory science with a minimum of 16 credit hours in chemistry, and one (1) year of work experience in a laboratory which involved analytical experience on a regular, on-going basis. 

NOTE: Two (2) additional years of the above mentioned experience and an Associate’s degree in biology, chemistry, or related laboratory science may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Possession of a valid driver’s license.  Pre-employment medical examination and medical clearance for the use of respiratory equipment. 

HOW TO APPLY: Please mail, fax, or email resume to:  Jean Langan, Rockland County Sewer District No. 1, 4 Route 340, Orangeburg, NY  10962, Fax (845-) 365-6686, email: langanj@co.rockland.ny.us

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Waste Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Director - Binghamton-Johnson City Wastewater Treatment Plant

SALARY $55,000 to $61,000

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

The work involves responsibility for directing the laboratory operations for the testing and analysis of water, biosolids, waste and wastewater, and for assisting in the development, planning and implementation of a safety and accident prevention program for the Wastewater Treatment Plant employees. Under the general supervision of an administrative superior, an employee in this class supervises a number of professional and technical personnel engaged in chemical and bacteriological examination of water and wastewater for the Binghamton-Johnson City Wastewater Treatment Plant. An employee from this class is permitted wide leeway for the exercise of independent judgment in maintaining required standards in the treatment of water and wastewater, which includes quality control, methodology, and laboratory procedures. Incumbent will also develop procedures, and identify resources in order to comply with federal, state and local regulations concerning accident prevention, health, safety, toxic/hazardous materials and waste handling.

An employee in this class typically operates a variety of scientific equipment in performing chemical and bacteriological analyses and may be responsible for writing conclusions and findings in the form of reports. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Plans, performs, and/ or supervises ongoing chemical and bacteriological examinations of water and wastewater for purposes of complying with mandated sanitary regulations and efficient treatment plant operation.
  • Plans, assigns and/ or evaluates the work of subordinates engaged in chemical and bacteriological examination of water and wastewater.
  • Reviews, analyzes and interprets technical data and reports submitted by subordinates.
  • Performs or oversees the more difficult chemical and bacteriological examinations of water and wastewater.
  • Instructs subordinates and sewage plant operation personnel regarding laboratory procedures and instrument operations.
  • Maintains quality control of laboratory procedures through research into professional literature and implementation of technology accepted therein.
  • Monitors the validity of analyses performed and the data generated in the laboratory to assure reliable data.
  • Keeps accurate records and submits required reports to local, state and federal agencies.
  • Prepares budgetary requests for laboratory operations and for supplies and equipment.
  • Reviews periodically and maintains an ongoing comprehensive quality control program in accordance with mandates from the New York State Lab Certification Program.
  • Interprets technical data for purposes of composing technical reports or for determining accuracy of subordinates’ reports.
  • Performs and/or supervises periodic maintenance or repairs to equipment.
  • Oversees inventory of chemicals and equipment and recommends appropriate purchases.
  • Assists with consultations with other sections involving sample scheduling, interpretation of results and possible remedial action for treatment problems.
  • Develops and carries out safety policies, rules and regulations for Laboratory, and Plant Personnel.
  • Plans, develops and assists in safety seminars and Federal Right-to-Know Law and the Community Right-to-Know Law (SARA, Title IV) for Supervisors, operating personnel, maintenance personnel, laboratory personnel.
  • Participates as an instructor in both classroom and on-the-job safety training.
  • Recommends changes in job procedures to eliminate safety hazards.
  • Maintains records, reports, and cost analyses on safety programs.
  • Recommends action to be taken in cases of violation of safety rules and regulations.
  • Assists in the review of new construction plans and specifications to eliminate potential built-in hazards.
  • Provides periodic safety statistics and progress reports for evaluation of the safety program and improvement in safety performance.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of analytical chemistry as applied to chemical evaluation of wastewater.
  • Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of bacteriology as applied to analysis of wastewater.
  • Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of instrumental analysis.
  • Thorough knowledge of methodology applied in chemical and bacteriological analysis of wastewater.
  • Skill in the use of laboratory equipment and in the application of laboratory and scientific research practices and techniques in instrumental analysis.
  • Ability to supervise others in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
  • Ability to apply accepted scientific procedures, methodology and formulas to work assignments.
  • Ability to analyze laboratory results.
  • Good  knowledge of principles and practices of quality control and quality assurance related to an environmental laboratory in accordance with mandates from the New York State Lab Certification Program.
  • Ability to express orally and in writing findings and conclusions according to accepted scientific procedure.
  • Good knowledge of Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to industrial safety and health standards.
  • Good knowledge of safety practices within the wastewater collection and treatment industry.
  • Working knowledge of fundamental safety procedures including first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, sight and hearing protection, fire protection, toxic gases (chlorine) and oxygen deficiency.
  • Ability to enforce regulations firmly, tactfully, and objectively.
  • Ability to keep accurate records and prepares clear and concise reports.
  • Ability to instruct and train others in operations, maintenance, safety and supervision.
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Either;

 (a)   Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a baccalaureate degree in biology, chemistry or a closely related field which must have included a minimum of eighteen (18) credit hours in chemistry and four (4) credits hours in microbiology and three (3) years of professional level work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in the analysis of water, wastewater or industrial waste, in which one (1) year of experience must have been in the administration and compliance of NELAC laboratory,   OR

(b)  Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an associate’s degree in biology, chemistry, or a closely related field with which must have included a minimum of eighteen (18) credit hours in chemistry and four (4) credits hours in microbiology and three (5) years of professional level work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in the analysis of water, wastewater or industrial waste, in which one (1) year of experience must have been in the administration and compliance of NELAC laboratory, and

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Must possess and maintain certification as an Instructor of Basic First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation by the American Red Cross within six months of appointment, along with a New York State Drivers License.

Send Resume to Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Board, 4480 Vestal Road, Vestal NY  13850. 

Applications may be picked up at the facility or you may call Michele at 607-729-2975 ext 25.

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Instrument Technician - Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Plant

SALARY:  $23.37 TO $27.37 per hour

General employment applications may be obtained at the office of the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Board, 4480 Vestal Road, Vestal, New York, 13850, you may contact Michele at 607-729-2975 for employment application or from the BJCJSB Web-site at:   http://www.bjcwwtp.org/

 DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

Under general supervision, performs skilled electronic and electrical work involving the troubleshooting, installation, and repair of the sophisticated and elementary, instrumentation power and control systems in the wastewater treatment facility, or sewer systems.  The work involves responsibility for the installation, calibration, maintenance and repair of electronic instruments and devices used to operate, measure and monitor wastewater treatment processes. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Head Electrician with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in planning and carrying out the details of the work.  Does related work as required.

 TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

Assist in the installation and repair of assigned instrumentation and electrical systems.

Install, troubleshoot, and repair instrument and electrical equipment associate with controllers, transmitters, samplers, low elements, gas detection systems, level and temperature devices, pH analyzers, density probes and analyzers, variable frequency motor drives, programmable controllers, electrical distribution systems, automatic transfer switches, and on site power generation system. Isolate and correct end elements, such as transmitters and analyzers. Assists in maintaining and calibrating computer based telemetry equipment. Assist in troubleshooting, repair and calibration of complex control loops containing many elements such as: motor starters, pressure to current converters, pulse to current converters, voltage to current converters, level and/or flow devices, networks, and work stations. Solve interface problems between and elements and the computer control system, and maintain a daily log. Modify, replace, or rebuild old equipment to facilitate maintenance and/or upgrade instrument systems.

Assist in preventive maintenance, calibration and testing program to carry out a continuous program of instrument inspection and maintenance in an effort to preclude equipment failure and related process control problems. 

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Either:

(a)       Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate’s degree in electrical technology or electronics or closely related field and two (2) years of experience maintaining, repairing and installing electronic equipment; or    

 (b)       Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and four (4) years of experience as defined by the limits of (a); or (c)  An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (a) or

(c)        An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Possession of a New York State Driver’s License is required at time of appointment and must be maintained during entire length of employment.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS:  CANDIDATES MUST HAVE BEEN LEGAL RESIDENTS OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN NEW YORK STATE; BROOME, TIOGA, TOMPKINS, CORTLAND, CHENANGO, OTSEGO, OR DELAWARE, OR SUSQUEHANNA, PENNSYLVANIA FOR AT LEAST ONE MONTH IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EXAMINATION DATE.  

 The Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Board is an equal employment opportunity employer with a commitment to work force diversification.  All new hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test as a condition of employment. 

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Senior Water and Wastewater Engineers - C.T. Male Associates - Latham, NY

An Excellent Opportunity for Senior Water and Wastewater Engineers

C.T. Male Associates, a highly reputable professional engineering firm in the Northeast, is seeking both Senior Water and Wastewater Engineers for our Latham (Albany) NY headquarters as well as various regional office locations.  Unlimited potential exists for the right candidates, including transitioning to high level management positions and ownership opportunities.

Join us during this exciting growth period as our company fulfills its strategic objectives and creates rewarding opportunities for its entire staff.  If your background and skill set include the following, we encourage you to apply:

  • P.E., New York preferred, with the ability to acquire professional engineering licenses in other states as requested
  • 10-15 years experience in municipal water and/or wastewater infrastructure projects from feasibility through design and construction phases
  •  Project management experience
  •  Ability to build client relationships and generate new business opportunities through strong interpersonal and communication skills
  •  A strong desire to advance professionally and within the firm’s management structure

We offer exciting, challenging and diverse projects in a high-energy team setting with like-minded professionals.  Come join a company where your talents and motivation are rewarded.

To apply for this position, please click this link: https://ctmale.applicantpro.com/jobs/704455-40142.html

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, C.T. Male will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran or disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

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