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Ad Title: Chief Executive Officer
Location: Elizabethtown, PA
Post Date: 05/20/20
Contact: Jade Triton
City: Elizabethtown
State: PA
Zip: 17022
Phone (W): 7173679697
Email: results@materialmatters.com
Description:
SUMMARY
Material Matters, Inc. (MM) seeks a CEO who will lead the organization and will be responsible for managing the overall strategic and operational planning, growth, and performance of MM. In addition, the CEO will provide leadership and accountability for MMs achievement of its mission, quality of its service, and meeting its financial objectives.

DUTIES
--Lead in the development and implementation of the corporation's strategic plans, programs, and vision
--Lead all business development and marketing efforts; pursue projects in alignment with strategic plans
--Manage an interdisciplinary team of highly qualified/experienced wastewater-treatment and residuals-management specialists serving both municipal and private sector clients
--Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct, and evaluate the organization's fiscal function and performance
--Enhance and/or develop, implement, and enforce MM policies and procedures to improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation
--Lead QA/QC efforts, peer review, assume project director duties
--Develop and enhance strategic business alliances
--Oversee MMs human resource management and employment
--Local and national travel (occasional, up to 20%) for business development and client meetings

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Ad Title: Engineering Project Manager (Water/WasteWater)
Location: Scranton, PA
Post Date: 04/01/20
Contact: Dina Cooper-Williams
City: Camden
State: NJ
Zip: 08102
Phone (W): 8563412521
Email: dina.cooper-williams@amwater.com
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Description:
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, the company employs over 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.

Reporting to the Project Delivery Manager, this position is responsible for managing (through a team as appropriate) all activities concerned with the delivery of several medium to small capital investment projects from inception to completion, the size and importance of which have a significant impact to Company objectives related to Production, Networks, and/or other water resource or operations systems along with wastewater treatment and collection systems.

Key Accountabilities
Monitoring and managing budgets and schedules for several medium to small Capital Investment Projects and programs of moderate scope and complexity. (20%)
Driving efficiency into project delivery through the monitoring of delivery metrics (unit costs, target costs vs. actual, etc.) and pursuit of more effective delivery and procurement approaches. (5%)
Delivery of assigned Capital Projects in accordance with policies and procedures set for in the Capital Investment Management (CIM) system to meet asset needs. (15%)
Asset Owner satisfaction in accordance with the scope of work agreed upon for each project. Interacts with Operations personnel to ensure project delivery program meets operations needs and is coordinated with operations personnel on operational impacts related to project delivery program. (20%)
Interaction with Technical Services function regarding standards and requirements. Ensures compliance with established regulatory criteria, specifications and standards. (20%)
Interacts with property group, technical services, and other internal groups and external governmental agencies to coordinate land acquisition, easements, rights of ways, permits, certificates, and other project approvals for assigned projects and programs. (20%)

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Ad Title: Lead Operator
Location: Tamiment, PA
Post Date: 04/20/20
Contact: Laura Villegas
City: Tamiment
State: PA
Zip: 18371
Phone (W): 847-498-6440
Email: laura.villegas@uiwater.com
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Description:
Community Utilities of Pennsylvania, Inc. is seeking a full time Lead Operator in Tamiment, PA. Below is a brief job description of the position. We offer competitive benefits package and salary.

Job Summary

Under limited supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of a water/wastewater treatment facility. Responsible for maintaining plant compliance with EPA standards and state water Commission. Assists with training of other personnel and leading work crews. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes and works cooperatively to provide quality seamless utility service. Works with AM and RM to ensure continuity of processes, goals and vision of UI.

Essential Functions
- Oversees the operation and maintenance of water/wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits.
- Oversees the organization and delegation of team tasks.
- Develops and maintains operational records and prepares reports in compliance with regulatory standards.
- Oversees sampling and testing systems, and the functionality of pumps, conveyors, blowers and other equipment.
- Installs and repairs pumps, motors, valves and piping; diagnoses, repairs and clarifies aeration equipment, ion exchange bins, filtration equipment and other major apparatuses.
- Monitors and samples well and groundwater upon entry to the system. Adjusts treatment levels when non-standard variances are detected. Samples water prior to exiting system.
- Detects and reports atypical conditions, such as: identifying damaged, malfunctioning and tampered meters, detecting and reporting leaks, high/low consumption, exposed wiring and other safety hazards.
- Cleans and maintains treatment plant, pumping stations and wells. Conducts ongoing repairs to equipment, or shuts down equipment for more extensive maintenance and repair, activating alternate equipment as needed. Requests services of outside maintenance vendor for major repairs and overhauls.
- Activates pumps, valves and other processing equipment to move water through various treatment processes. Disposes of waste materials removed from water in line with Company procedures and government controls.
- Implements emergency procedures in the event of overflow or spill of chemicals or unpurified water. Follows safety protocol and notifies local emergency responders.
- Adds chemicals to water by predetermined formula. Maintains minimum inventory levels of these materials.
- Reads and interprets meters and gauges on central control panel, or at individual machines or stages in the treatment process. Adjusts controls as needed. Retrieves computer reports on treatment process.
- Prepares reports and maintains logs on meter readings, tests, chemical and equipment usage, and all other recordkeeping requirements; maintains various Company records and other reports as required by the state.
- Back-washes filters and basins; handles chlorine in a safe, effective manner; assures proper working order of chlorine-related equipment.
- Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards.
- Coordinates construction and excavation involved in system repairs; estimates required labor and materials; identifies equipment needed for all projects; orders necessary parts.
- Maintains a safe working environment and reports safety concerns to Area Manager.
- Trains personnel in the areas of laboratory analysis, operations and maintenance procedures, as well as compliance to Company policies and procedures.
- Ensures all operators are equipped with necessary tools, parts and safety equipment to work effectively.
- Stays abreast of Federal, State and local regulations and environmental guidelines regarding water/wastewater treatment and distribution.
- Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.
- Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.

Additional Responsibilities

- May assist with training personnel on safety procedures.
- Assists with overseeing and inspections of local construction projects.
- Assists with the development of short and long term plans for operation of facilities, including contingency plans as well as plant and equipment removal/replacement.
- Assists with the design and construction of extension and improvement projects.
- Provides on-site customer communication.
- Acts as liaison between the customers and customer service.
- Responds to requests and inquiries from the general public.
- Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless utility service.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.

Computer Skills
Required: MS Word, Excel; ability to learn internal software programs
Preferred: Outlook, Internet Explorer

Additional Skills
- Ability to work independently and under limited supervision.
- Demonstrates initiative to take on new tasks.
- Ability to mentor and guide co-workers to increase skill level, morale and efficiency.
- Ability to motivate others in pursuit of Company goals.
- Ability to read meters, charts and gauges and accurately maintain records of plant operations.
- Ability to read and comprehend written technical information and to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize and/or analyze data.
- Ability to keep accurate records and prepare and submit accurate reports.
- Ability to perform mathematical equations to determine chemical doses required for flow rates and proper treatment.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers and regulatory agencies.
- Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
- Ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials used in performing essential functions.

Physical Demands

Moderate to heavy physical demands, including lifting (75 lbs.), walking (10+ miles daily), climbing and mechanical repair.

Equipment Used
Handheld and/or Blackberry, laptop; water/wastewater facility equipment and machinery including pumps, aerators, chemical feed equipment, booster pumps, etc.; jack hammer and other construction equipment; operates and oversees the use of heavy equipment, including agricultural sludge spreaders; operates a Company issued motor vehicle.

Travel Required

Within service area.

Shift

May include weekend scheduling; on-call, emergency call duty and paid overtime may be required. Requires 24 hour responsiveness to various situations.

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Ad Title: Manager
Location: Breakneck Creek Regional Authority
Post Date: 03/12/20
Contact: Jenn Reichelt
Phone (W): (513) 221-0500
Email: apply@thenovakconsultinggroup.com
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Description:
The Breakneck Creek Regional Authority (BCRA) is seeking an experienced, innovative, and independent Manager to oversee its operations and delivery of sewer service as well as provide leadership, guidance, and support to its Board of Directors and staff. The Manager reports to the Board of Directors and carries out Board policy, instructions, and recommendations. This individual oversees a staff of seven that includes office staff and plant operators.

The Manager directs and oversees all day-to-day operations of the BCRA, including all maintenance and repair activities for the wastewater treatment plant, which operates an ICEAS Advanced SBR system – a continuous flow biological treatment system. In addition to the plant, operations include seven pump stations and over 300,000 linear feet of sanitary sewer line. The Manager is responsible for developing the Authority's annual budget and Capital Improvement Plan and the review of monthly eDMR reports.

Since its inception in 1989, the Breakneck Creek Regional Authority has provided sewage service to nine municipalities in Butler and Allegheny counties in Pennsylvania. In 2019, BCRA served over 10,000 customers/EDUs (equivalent dwelling unit), and sewer user rates were set at a flat rate of $75.00 per EDU per quarter.

The salary range for this position is $85,000 - $125,000 but is negotiable depending on qualifications. Benefits offered include medical insurance, paid leave, and employer contributions into the Simple IRA retirement plan.

Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at https://bit.ly/2IjQ6WG. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with the first review of applications on April 17, 2020.

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Ad Title: Manager, Fox Chapel Authority
Location: 255 Alpha Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15238
Post Date: 03/03/20
Contact: Roseanne Saunders
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Zip: 15238
Phone (W): 412-963-0212
Email: hr@foxchapelwater.com
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Description:
The Fox Chapel Authority (FCA) is seeking candidates for the Manager position, due to the retirement of the long-time manager. The FCA serves approximately 5500 customers in the municipalities of OHara, Indiana, Harmar Townships and Fox Chapel Borough. A seven-member Board of Directors is appointed by these municipalities to hire the Manager and provide oversight.
The Manager provides operational, financial, human resources and emergency/disaster management with the goal of providing customers with quality and cost-effective water service.
Primary responsibilities:
* Plan, direct and control administration of the Authority, including financial, information technology, procurement, human resources and capital improvement processes.
* Develop and present annual operating and capital budgets.
* Collaborate with professional service providers, including Consulting Engineer, Solicitor and Auditor.
* Maintain open communication with municipal officials, Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, Allegheny County Department of Public Works, Penn DOT, and other local, state and federal agencies.
* Supervise management and support staff; negotiate and administer the collective bargaining agreement.
* Stay current with trends in water utility management, maintaining technical knowledge and skills.

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Ad Title: Operator - Drinking Water
Location: Capital Region Water - The Dr. Robert E. Young Wat
Post Date: 03/26/20
Contact: Gina Bond, HR Generalist
City: Harrisburg
State: PA
Zip: 17101
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Description:
Essential Functions:
Work involves but is not limited to the following:
• Operates and controls equipment and processes at The Dr. Robert E. Young Water Services Center and related facilities to control the processing of the water supply for distribution
• Monitors and reports all day-to-day operational and process data as well as any observed malfunctions and abnormalities.
• Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge reading and laboratory test results to determine process requirements.
• Measures, prepares, and adds any chemicals needed for the required treatment of the water supply for distribution and operates the equipment necessary to accomplish this task, including one-ton chlorine cylinders, ammonia feed systems and dry chemical feed systems.
• Remains alert and reacts appropriately to audio and/or visual alarms on vehicular equipment, gas detectors and other alarm systems.
• Collects water samples at specified points in the treatment process and performs the required laboratory analysis.
• Performs custodial, maintenance and preventive maintenance duties necessary for normal plant operations.
• Maintains regular, punctual and predictable attendance.
• Reports to work and remains at work in a productive condition, which includes not being under the influence or impaired by the use of alcohol and/or drugs.
• Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with supervisors, co-workers and the general public.
• Completes all assignments in an efficient, consistent and timely manner.
• Employee must be able to lift 60lbs.
• May have to perform personnel rescue.

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Ad Title: Operator - Drinking Water
Location: Capital Region Water - The Dr. Robert E. Young Wat
Post Date: 03/26/20
Contact: Gina Bond, HR Generalist
City: Harrisburg
State: PA
Zip: 17101
Phone (W): 717-216-5273
Email: hr@capitalregionwater.com
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Description:
Work involves but is not limited to the following:
Operates and controls equipment and processes at The Dr. Robert E. Young Water Services Center and related facilities to control the processing of
the water supply for distribution
Monitors and reports all day-to-day operational and process data as well as any observed malfunctions and abnormalities.
Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge reading and laboratory test results to determine process requirements.
Measures, prepares, and adds any chemicals needed for the required treatment of the water supply for distribution and operates the equipment
necessary to accomplish this task, including one-ton chlorine cylinders, ammonia feed systems and dry chemical feed systems.
Remains alert and reacts appropriately to audio and/or visual alarms on vehicular equipment, gas detectors and other alarm systems.
Collects water samples at specified points in the treatment process and performs the required laboratory analysis.
Performs custodial, maintenance and preventive maintenance duties necessary for normal plant operations.
Maintains regular, punctual and predictable attendance.
Reports to work and remains at work in a productive condition, which includes not being under the influence or impaired by the use of alcohol and/or
drugs.
Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with supervisors, co-workers and the general public.
Completes all assignments in an efficient, consistent and timely manner.
Employee must be able to lift 60lbs.
May have to perform personnel rescue.

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Ad Title: Operator - Drinking Water
Location: Capital Region Water-Dr. Robert E. Young Water Svc
Post Date: 05/14/20
Contact: Gina Bond, HR Generalist
City: Harrisburg
State: PA
Zip: 17101
Phone (W): (717) 216-5273
Email: gina.bond@capitalregionwater.com
Website: visit our website...
Description:
Work involves but is not limited to the following: operates and controls equipment and processes at The Dr. Robert E. Young Water Services Center and related facilities to control the processing of the water supply for distribution Monitors and reports all day-to-day operational and process data as well as any observed malfunctions and abnormalities. Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge reading and laboratory test results to determine process requirements. Measures, prepares, and adds any chemicals needed for the required treatment of the water supply for distribution and operates the equipment necessary to accomplish this task, including one-ton chlorine cylinders, ammonia feed systems and dry chemical feed systems. Remains alert and reacts appropriately to audio and/or visual alarms on vehicular equipment, gas detectors and other alarm systems. Collects water samples at specified points in the treatment process and performs the required laboratory analysis. Performs custodial, maintenance and preventive maintenance duties necessary for normal plant operations. Maintains regular, punctual and predictable attendance. Reports to work and remains at work in a productive condition, which includes not being under the influence or impaired by the use of alcohol and/or drugs. Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with supervisors, co-workers and the general public. Completes all assignments in an efficient, consistent and timely manner. Employee must be able to lift 60lbs. May have to perform personnel rescue.

Required Knowledge and Abilities

- Ability to perform work requiring dexterity.
- Ability to adapt to varied working conditions.
- Some basic knowledge of processes and equipment.
- Ability to respond promptly and efficiently in work-related emergencies.
- Ability to understand and apply operating techniques.
- Ability to assemble data and prepare clear, concise reports.
- Ability to operate the plant computer.
- Ability to identify and analyze problems and determine remedial action.
- Ability to apply knowledge of water treatment.
- Ability to solve practical problems.
- Ability to comprehend a wide variety of instructions, equipment literature and technical publications.
- Ability to perform basic arithmetic procedures in standard practical applications, including algebraic formulas.
- Ability to understand and follow instructions, record information and request supplies and work materials.
- Ability to prepare accurate, concise reports dealing with plant operation, maintenance, and personnel activity.
- Maintains a basic understanding of all plant processes.
- Ability to react quickly and appropriately to alarms and hazardous situations.
- Ability to pass a respiratory fit test and use an approved respirator.
- Ability to use proper PPE’s and respirators (including SCBA).
- Knowledge of principles and practices for safety in the work place. Training is provided during orientation with a review on an annual basis.

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Ad Title: Structural Engineer
Location: Plymouth Meeting, PA
Post Date: 04/08/20
Contact: Micael Filmyer
City: Plymouth Meeting
State: PA
Zip: 19462
Phone (W): 610-313-3100 X246
Email: mike.filmyer@atcgs.com
Description:
BCM Engineers is actively seeking a highly motivated experienced Structural Engineer for employment in its Plymouth Meeting, PA office. The Structural Engineer will have the following responsibilities: Perform conceptual, preliminary and detailed final design calculations for water and wastewater facilities including tanks, buildings, and miscellaneous structures. Able to access condition and lead development of rehabilitation design for existing facilities. Proficient in the use of computer software for the analysis and design of ordinary and/or complex structures. Ability to work under pressure to meet tight project schedules. Ability to lead structural design tasks by overseeing a design team, and coordinating with project managers. Preparation of technical specifications, technical reports, design calculations, and provisions of construction phase services. Exhibits excellent written and oral communication skills.

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