Career opportunity in Indianapolis for experienced engineer with Water/Wastewater or Storm Water background. Ideal candidate should be a Registered Indiana PE with 5-10 years consulting experience. Apply online at www.grwinc.com/careers .
WATERSHED RESOURCE SPECIALIST - WABASH RIVER ENHANCEMENT CORPORATION WATER SHED PROGRAM
The watershed resource specialist will be responsible for developing and implementing watershed management plans in the Region of the Great Bend and Deer Creek-Sugar Creek watersheds in a manner that is inclusive of all stakeholders. The watershed resource specialist will work closely with the Watershed Program Director and WREC’s Executive Director as well as government agencies, non-profits, and individual citizens in the community to develop and implement on-going planning projects. The specialist will organize and facilitate steering, education and outreach, marketing, and other committee and subcommittee meetings; arrange logistics for public meetings and education and outreach events; prepare draft plan documents, draft implantation plans, press releases, public announcements, and project and grant reports; coordinate volunteers and educational events; promote cost-share and educational programs with individual agricultural and urban landowners; and collect water samples as necessary. For specific duties, qualifications, and salary, click here.
Send a resume, letter of interest, and names and contact information for three references to Sara Peel, Watershed Program Director, Wabash River Enhancement Corporation at email@example.com or 200 North 2nd Street, Lafayette, IN 47901. The letter of interest should address the applicant’s qualifications and ability to fulfill the duties of this job; in particular please note any experience with community outreach.
Applications are due May 24, 2013.
ENGINEER CONTROLS OPPORTUNITY - INDIANA AMERICAN WATER
Responsible for performing and/or assisting in the design, integration, configuration, maintenance, security, and commissioning of process control and monitoring equipment and systems related to water treatment and distribution and wastewaer treatment and collection.
Additional responsibilities include, educating company employees on process control systems, ensuring compliance to Comapny process control standards and practices, applying new technologies, and process control system project management as required.
Perform quality assurance checks of process control systems as required.
*Collaborate on the design, review, information gathering, inspection, and commissioning/start-up of projects that include process control equipment or systems.
*Review existing control logic and implement programming changes to control treatment and pumping processes in the most efficient manner.
*Troubleshoot and resolve control system issues.
*Perform software upgrades, adding new facilities, replacement of hardware and software.
*Develop and maintain relationship with Process Control vendors to keep current with changes in operational control systems.
*Assist local operations with the creation and administration of budgets to install, maintain and replace process control equipment.
*Coordinate/provide technical training for company personnel within service territory to maintain/enhance technical skill sets of local operations.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering
Additional experience and/or certifications may be substituted for formal education
Minimum four (4) years of experience in the design, configuration, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair or Process Control Systems (SCADA and DCS).
Please apply to amwater/careers
Kristy A. Fournie
American Water Human Resources
MAINTENANCE PERSON / PLANT OPERATOR -- COLUMBUS CITY UTILITIES
The Columbus City Utilities is currently accepting applications until May 10, 2013 for one (1) full-time position as Maintenance Person / Plant Operator that will require the successful applicant to be reliable, capable of working independently, and to routinely perform physically demanding tasks and other duties as assigned. Prior water utility experience will be a plus in this position. IDEM WT3 Water Certification is required within thirty (30) months. Pick up and drop off applications with resumes in the Personnel Office at Columbus City Hall, 123 Washington Street, Columbus, Indiana 47201 or obtain online at www.columbus.in.gov on the Career Link.
For more details on this position, click here.
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR / BACKFLOW SUPPLY SALES -- TEST GAUGE & BACKFLOW SUPPLY
Our regional small business is expanding in Indiana and is seeking an individual to effectively oversee the daily operations of our parts supply and equipment testing business. This position will report directly to business executives and work with minimal supervision. Candidates must be dedicated to the highest level of customer satisfaction, be highly organized, possess strong written and verbal skills, be able to multi task, learn quickly and is detail oriented.
Ideal candidates will possess office administrative knowledge and skills, front desk support experience, exceptional customer service and communications skills (both written and verbal), a positive attitude and great personal drive, a willingness and ability to learn in a fast-paced environment.
Knowledge of the backflow protection industry with an understanding of backflow valves and testing equipment are helpful, prior knowledge of cataloging and/or inventory management systems. Must have a valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation, must be at least 18 years of age. Both a pre-employment drug screen and background check is required for all applicants for this position
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
---Provides direct feedback to management regarding all store activities and status.
---Performs daily store administrative duties to operate the business to ensure profits
---Receives and fills backflow supply sales orders, answers customer questions.
---Promotes sales of business products and services.
---Adjusts errors and satisfactorily answers customer complaints.
---Reviews shipping documents with purchase orders and contracts for conformance to
company policy and contract(s).
---Performs work to exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
---Oversees and monitors stores reporting systems to meet company requirements.
---Reviews records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures,
and to determine adequacy of stock levels to support customer requirements.
---Prepares and issues discrepancy reports. May trace history of items to determine reasons
for discrepancies between inventory and stock-control records and recommends actions
to resolve discrepancies.
---Organizes storeroom, engaged in receiving, issuing, and delivering supplies and equipment.
---Studies records and recommends actions for reported non-usable and excess stock.
---Advises others on care and preservation of items received, stored, and shipped; methods
and use of equipment in handling, storing, maintaining, and shipping stock, and
---Coordinates packaging of outgoing shipments and schedules with shipping companies
---Other duties may be assigned.
Competencies -- To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
· Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, and accepts constructive criticism/feedback and changes approach or method to best fit the situation
· Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts effectively in verbal and written form, exhibits good listening and comprehension skills, keeps others informed and uses appropriate communication methods.
· Dependability - Responds to requests for service and assistance, follows instruction and responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions and doing the best job possible, keeps commitments, and maintains reliable attendance.
· Initiative - Meets and achieves challenging goals, demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles, measures self against standard of excellence, recognizes and acts on opportunities, and takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
· Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities, exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views, gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to building a positive team spirit, and puts success of team above own interests.
· Work Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, displays commitment to excellence, looks for ways to improve and promote quality, applies feedback to improve performance, and monitors own work to ensure quality.
Job Core Competencies
· Business Acumen – You understand business implications of decisions, you conduct cost-benefit analyses, you display orientation to profitability, you demonstrate knowledge of market and competition, and you align work with strategic goals.
· Customer Service – Displays the highest level of courtesy and sensitivity to customer satisfaction, manages difficult or emotional customer situations, meets commitments, responds promptly to customer needs, and solicits customer feedback to improve service.
· Managing People – You provide direction and gain compliance, you include management in planning, you make self available to other team members and you develop skills that encourage growth.
· Planning & Organization – Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, plans for additional resources, integrates changes smoothly, sets goals and objectives, and works in an organized manner.
Summary of Education and Experience -- Preferred Associate’s degree, 2 years of equivalent experience in office management, Plumbing and or backflow product sales experience, computer skills and technical skills, or a combined equivalent of experience and education.
Addition experiences a plus but not required
---Knowledge of backflow valves and replacement parts, calibration of backflow testing kits.
---Training will be provided to candidate upon hiring.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
---Ability to read and interpret technical documents such as product parts illustrated drawings,
operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
---Preferred knowledge of backflow protection and calibration processes.
---Ability to write routine reports and correspondence to customer inquiries.
---Ability to speak effectively to customers on related products.
---Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions,
percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
---Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations
where only limited standardization exists.
---Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
---Proven experience with QuickBooks, MS Outlook; MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Access, Project); Internet software; inventory software; and order processing systems.
Rate dependent on experience
Must qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, a Permanent Resident who does not work for a foreign company/foreign government/foreign governmental agency or organization, or a political asylum in compliance with International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
WATER SUPERINTENDENT / CERTIFIED WATER OPERATOR -- TOWN OF FOWLER -- FULL-TIME POSITION
Applicant must have DSL certification and at least a WT3 license. Applicant must live in Fowler or relocate.
Resumes will be accepted Monday - Thursday, 8:00am to 4:00pm and Friday, 8:00am to Noon at the Fowler Town Hall; 307 East 5th Street; Fowler, IN 47944 -- OR -- by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will accept resumes through Noon on March 22, 2013.
AREA MANAGER -- AQUA AMERICA, INC.
Aqua America, Inc. is one of the largest investor owned water utility companies in the nation. Aqua provides water and wastewater services to approximately 3 million people in 12 states and continues to grow its operations through acquisitions. We are presently looking for an Area Manager in the Fort Wayne, Indiana area.
GENERAL FUNCTIONS: The Area Manager is responsible for the overall management and operation of water and wastewater facilities that comprise the Fort Wayne Division. The Area Manager shall direct the staff for the efficient operation of the company to ensure quality customer and community service, employee and regulatory relationships and appropriate shareholder return. The Area Manager is responsible for growing the customer base and for acquiring additional systems to make company operations more efficient. The position is one of integrity and appropriate disclosure will be required.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Developing plans, establishing priorities and allocating resources to achieve company goals.
Actively promotes the company's position and image by establishing and maintaining positive communications and relationships with customers, elected officials, local communities and the public and regulatory officials.
Prepares and administers operating and capital budget within area of responsibility.
Supervises maintenance and capital renovations and additions to water and wastewater systems.
Supervises staff, including employee selection, mutual development of performance goals and measurements; performance evaluation; providing training and growth opportunities; planning and directing work assignments; creating atmosphere of trust and support; fairly administering Company policies affecting staff; and communicating information for effective job performance.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Assesses problems and events daily and assigns appropriate personnel to resolve accordingly.
Interacts with customers regarding problems or issues, prioritizes and addresses them promptly; notified customers of upcoming service adjustments or maintenance procedures.
Works with business development in the coordinating and negotiating with developers regarding new systems. Assist in the identification, due diligence and smooth transition of acquisitions.
Coordinates and negotiates with vendors regarding supplies and/or services needed. Hires and oversees work by contractors and subcontractors.
Manages work of office personnel, field personnel and contractors, specifying modifications when necessary. Interviewing, hiring, and training employees, appraising performance, rewarding, counseling, and disciplining employees. Addressing complaints and resolving issues. Safeguard shareholders equity and assure adequate return on the same.
Other duties as required.
Duties performed in usual office conditions, may require occasional travel. Time spent in the field involves exposure to the elements, noise, and potentially hazardous substances and conditions
SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL OR REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree and experience that will provide background and the level of knowledge in both operational and financial aspects of water utility operations, including at least five years experience in water utility industry or related business and three years management experience.
Must possess strong leadership skills necessary to lead company employees and conduct business in an ethical manner with customers, regulators, local communities and public officials.
Must be able to motivate people, manage differences and resolve conflicts and engage people in a common effort to obtain company objectives. Must be able to anticipate and held the company and its employees adapt to change.
Demonstrated competency in oral and written communications, and above average computer skills
INTERNAL: Maintains a working relationship with all levels of staff throughout the Company requiring considerable common courtesy, tact and strong interpersonal skills.
EXTERNAL: Contact with customers affiliated companies, vendors, developers and contractors, engineers, regulators, community leaders and attorneys, requiring considerable common courtesy, tact and good interpersonal skills.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Organizational Leadership and Supervision
Knowledge of Organizational Structure
Map Reading or Knowledge of Facility Locations
Familiarity with Company Forms Required for Related Work
Customer Service Policies and Procedures
Diagnose, Analyze, and Correct Problems in Water/Wastewater Systems
Knowledge of Functions, Policies and Procedures of Division
Oral and Written Communication Skills
Problem Solving/Decision Making
Commitment to Safety throughout the Division
Budgeting and Forecasting
Knowledge of Safe Drinking Water Act and other Environmental Regulations
Interested applicants can contact Human Resources at 1-877-271-9012 or apply online at www.aquaamerica.com. Click on "Work @ Aqua" referencing #350 for the Area Manager position. We offer competitive wages and excellent benefits in a stable, ever-growing company.
PROBABILISTIC MONITORING SECTION CHIEF -- IDEM OWQ
Cyndi Wagner, Chief
Targeted Monitoring Section
Watershed Assessment and Planning Branch
Office of Water Quality
Indiana Department of Environmental Management
100 N. Senate
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2251
Toll Free: 1-800-451-6027
CCTV OPERATOR -- FER-PAL CONSTRUCTION USA LLC
Seasonal from April through November with layoff for the winter months and return in April
$17.00 to $22.00 per hour
Currently seeking an individual for a CCTV Operator position including some general labor work with a Company doing Water Main Rehabilitation utilizing trenchless installation technology of structural liners into existing water mains for municipal water systems. Applicant must have the ability to lift 75-100 pounds, maintain a good attitude, and work well with co-workers. A CDL license is required. You must be able to work outside in all types of weather. This job is seasonal from April through November with layoff for the winter months and return in April. Travel throughout the Mid-west States a must.
Company Profile: Established in 1986, FER-PAL Construction USA LLC is a trenchless technology company that offers complete water main rehabilitation solutions. FER-PAL specializes in projects utilizing trenchless technologies of all types and sizes for municipalities in the USA. FER-PAL Construction USA LLC, 26187 Northline Road - Taylor, Michigan 48180 734-946-2034.
Our company is expanding, and we will also be in need of Project Supervisors, Equipment Operators, and Laborers.
Work with robotic closed circuit camera and video equipment. Knowledge of electrical and electronic equipment would be an asset. This job requires out-of-state travel with per diem compensation. You must have a clean criminal background. NO felony convictions. Individuals must be able to pass a drug screen. Please send resume via email or fax ONLY. No telephone calls will be taken. No walk-ins will be seen. Associate degree.
Send resume & cover letter via e-mail to Donna Farner at email@example.com
Seeking Employment Opportunities
Posted September 26, 2012
Mike Vonderheide - Utility Management and Operations Professional -- With extensive professional experience and strong skills in the following areas: Utility Management; Field Services Supervision; Managing Water Production, Treatment, and Delivery; Utilizing Technical Expertise/Knowledge; Budget and Financial Management; Overseeing Operations, Management, Customer Service, and Reporting Functions: Creating Capital Replacement and Facilities Upgrade Programs
Posted May 16, 2012
Superintendent - Seeking same, will also consider sales position, regional sales manager, certified operator. Several years experience in the water industry. If interested, please contact me at:
P.o. Box 664
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Posted March 31, 2011
David Bates - Seeking a part-time position in the area of Environmental Management, Utility Management, Wastewater Treatment Plant Management, Industrial Pretreatment Program Management, Municipal or County Administration, or a related field.
If you are looking for a career change please send your information to firstname.lastname@example.org.