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Ad Title: Civil/Environmental Engineer
Location: Lancaster, PA
Post Date: 06/16/20
Contact: Human Resources
City: Lancaster
State: PA
Zip: 17601
Phone (W): 7172954975
Email: info@beckereng.net
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Description:
Becker Engineering, a civil engineering firm providing municipal water, wastewater, stormwater and land planning services, is seeking a civil engineer for a full-time position in our Lancaster, PA office. Qualified candidates will possess the following skills and experience:

5 to 15 years experience in the design of water and sanitary sewer collection and conveyance lines, pumping facilities, water storage facilities, water supply facilities, water and wastewater treatment, and permitting of water and wastewater related projects

Experience managing and communicating with clients

Ability and experience performing and managing construction site observations

Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills

Bachelors degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
Received the Fundamentals of Engineering Certification, PE preferred

Compensation is negotiable and dependent upon experience.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and their resume to info@beckereng.net (No phone calls please).

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Ad Title: Continuing Education Instructors
Contact: Jim Kern
State: PA
Phone (W): email only
Email: jimkern@comcast.net
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Description:
The Pennsylvania Water Environment Association (PWEA) is seeking instructors for its on-line continuing education program.

PWEA has embarked on a continuing education program that uses the Water Environment Federation's Wastewater Treatment Fundamental Liquid Treatment textbook. A series of eight online courses are being offered on an on-going basis. These courses are a combination of correspondence and live weekly classes using the Association's webinar software.

Each course has been approved by PA DEP for wastewater continuing education. Courses contains a lesson plan, textbook, PowerPoint slides, homework assignments, student handouts, and chapter exams.

A cadre of paid instructors is being recruited to support this training program.

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Ad Title: Environmental Engineer, Scientist, or Geologist - 4 to 8 Years Experience (34121)
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Post Date: 06/25/20
Contact: Amanda Norton
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Zip: 15317
Phone (W): 973-560-4960
Email: anorton@langan.com
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Description:
Work for an Industry Leader
Challenging Projects & Dynamic Work Environment
Extensive Training Program
Community Service Opportunities


Langan is an award-winning ENR Top 500 Design Firm that offers integrated engineering and environmental services for both public and private sector clients at sites located throughout the United States and abroad. Langan receives numerous recognitions for its technical expertise as well as its work environment, including “Best Places to Work” by NJBIZ, Zweig Group’s “Hot Firm” and ranked “Best Firm to Work For” in four categories, “Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania” by Best Companies Group and Pittsburgh Business Times “Best Places to Work in Western PA”, “Top Engineering Firm” by both San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal. Visit our website for more information about our awards and recognitions.

Langan offers its employees opportunities that provide challenge and responsibility within an environment where they can grow and flourish! Join our team of industry leaders and make a difference on some of the most exciting and interesting projects in the field!

Langan has an opening for an Environmental Scientist, Geologist, or Environmental Engineer – 4 to 8 Years Experience in our Pittsburgh, PA office. As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for providing field services for construction and site remediation projects, including performing field tests and collecting field data, monitoring complex construction and remediation projects, compiling daily reports, and preparing written applications, reports, and other documentation for submittal to clients and regulatory agencies.

To be considered for this position, please click on the link below to apply.
Link: www.langan.com/careers
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We thank you for your interest in Langan!


We offer competitive compensation packages; full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance; 401(k)/Roth with company match; extensive training; buddy and mentoring programs; employee referral and professional license bonuses; educational reimbursement; and much more!



Equal Opportunity Employer
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Ad Title: Laborer I - Drinking Water
Location: The Dr. Robert E. Young Water Services Center
Post Date: 06/18/20
Contact: Gina Bond, HR Generalist
City: Harrisburg
State: PA
Zip: 17101
Phone (W): 7172165273
Email: gina.bond@capitalregionwater.com
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Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

This position is responsible for performing routine manual work usually of a repetitive nature in various areas of the Drinking Water Group. Work is performed under the general supervision of Drinking Water Managers. Work involves but is not limited to the following: cleans, sweeps, dusts, mops, washes windows, polishes furniture. Cleans gutters, culverts, sewers, and other drainage structures. Cuts grass, maintains flower beds, rakes leaves, shovels snow, and picks up litter. Loads and unloads stone, gravel, dirt, asphalt, pipe, timber, blocks and bricks (weighing up to 35 lbs.) and other objects (weighing up to 100 lbs with mechanical assistance). Sets up and may use rescue retrieval system (weighing up to 200 lbs. with assistance from two (2) additional workers). Mixes concrete, digs and backfills trenches, unfinished laying of block or brick, and performs general maintenance or construction duties, opens manholes and valve covers (weighing up to 200 pounds with manhole hook or co-worker assistance when possible). Remains alert and reacts appropriately to audio and/or visual alarms on vehicular equipment and rescue retrieval system. Assists the meter reader from time to time which may require working in confined spaces.

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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
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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.

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: Project Manager
Location: City of Bethlehem - Water and Sewer Resources Depa
Post Date: 07/27/20
Contact: Human Resources Department
City: Bethlehem
State: PA
Zip: 18017-2722
Phone (W): 610-865-7015
Email: jobs@bethlehem-pa.gov
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Description:
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
Administrative, managerial, and technical work with a focus on project management.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Responsible for coordinating and managing assigned projects and providing critical services to the water department. Projects may involve operation and maintenance activities, capital improvement, regulatory reporting, data collection, technical writing and presentations. Areas of concertation include water treatment plant activities, watershed and supply concerns, facility improvements, computerization efforts, and regulatory reporting.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
General knowledge of water utility operations and maintenance; considerable project management experience; knowledge of Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office products, Geographical Information Systems Knowledge of asset management and CMMS programs preferred; working knowledge of drinking water regulatory reporting requirements to PA DEP, PA PUC and DRBC; general knowledge of SCADA system technologies; ability to write clearly and to communicate effectively both orally and in the written form; ability to plan, organize, direct and coordinate assigned projects; ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.

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Ad Title: Project Manager - Wastewater / Water Treatment
Location: Eastern Pennsylvania and Northeastern Maryland are
Post Date: 07/08/20
Contact: Greg Tetlak
City: Reading
State: PA
Zip: 19602
Phone (W): 6103769162
Email: INFO@Miller-Env.com
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Description:
Environmental firm has an immediate opening for a full-time Project Manager for wastewater and water treatment systems in eastern Pennsylvania and northeastern Maryland areas.

Firm is seeking experienced manager with a minimum of 5 years of wastewater and water treatment background, personnel supervision and scheduling, strong verbal and written communication skills in dealing with clients and personnel and management team. Experience with monthly and annual reporting, budgets and DEP regulations. Person must be experienced in operation and maintenance of multiple wastewater/water treatment processes, solids handling, and distribution and collection systems. Position will require on call responsibilities.
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Ad Title: Superintendent - Drinking Water
Location: Capital Region Water - The Dr. Robert E. Young Wat
Post Date: 07/15/20
Contact: Gina Bond, HR Generalist
City: Harrisburg
State: PA
Zip: 17101
Phone (W): 7172165273
Email: gina.bond@capitalregionwater.com
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Description:
This professional leadership position has direct responsibility over the administration, operation, maintenance, and business functions of the Capital Region Water (CRW) Drinking Water Division which includes a 20 MGD filtration/treatment plant, distribution system, pumping stations, water storage facilities and two surface water supplies including an 8,000-acre watershed, impoundment and reservoir. The Superintendent plans, supervises, coordinates, and directs the various division functions under the policy direction of the Chief Executive Officer. Assignments are received and administered orally and in writing.

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform and satisfactorily meet the essential job responsibilities and functions for this position. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITES & FUNCTIONS

Assign and oversee the work activities of divisional supervisors to deliver safe, efficient supply, treatment, testing and distribution of drinking water and all activities directly or indirectly associated with that charge including but not limited to installation, repair and replacement of water mains, valves and hydrants, and related street repairs.
Develop, evaluate and enforce administrative and technical policies and procedures.
Evaluate and enhance the operational performance of all facilities, which includes, but is not limited to, water loss control programs, filter plant performance studies, and assessment and replacement of buried infrastructure.
Fulfill all operational, testing and reporting requirements of CRW Drinking Water permits.
Inspect facilities regularly.
Develop an annual drinking water operating budget.
Oversee the expenditure of budgeted funds and ensure adherence to budgetary guidelines and purchasing policies and procedures.
Requisition supplies, materials and equipment.
Review and approve all reports and records.
Prepare special reports as required.
Monitor the productivity and efficiency of each unit (operations, distribution, water quality, watershed).
Provide guidance and help establish short-term goals for departmental supervisors; develop long-range plans.
Furnish technical information and advice to the Directors, as required.
Maintain a safe work environment.
Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with supervisors, co-workers and the general public.


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Ad Title: Utility Worker
Location: Fox Chapel Authority 255 Alpha Drive, Pittsburgh
Post Date: 07/20/20
Contact: Jake Hall
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Zip: 15238
Phone (W): 4129630212
Email: hr@foxchapelwater.com
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Description:
This position serves as part of field crew operations to assure high quality water service, including on-call responsibilities, to customers of the Fox Chapel Authority. It provides maintenance on 113 pipeline miles, three stations, five storage facilities, 650 fire hydrants, 5500 services and meters, 12-vehicle fleet, four excavators and general property areas.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Maintain water pipeline, stations, storage facilities, fire hydrants, residential services/meters, vehicle fleet and Authority physical property.
2. Detect and repair leaks.
3. Install replacement water lines.
4. Install customer taps.
5. Provide customer service in the field, including meter reading, related to job responsibilities.
6. Provide on-call coverage as assigned.
7. Perform maintenance duties related to the physical assets of the Fox Chapel Authority as required.

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Ad Title: Wastewater Licensed Operations Manager
Location: Allentown, PA
Post Date: 07/10/20
Contact: Tammy Bauman
Phone (W): 414-847-0241
Email: tammy.bauman@jacobs.com
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Description:
Jacobs is seeking an Operations Manager to join our team. As the Operations Manager you will work with project staff to oversee process operations, biosolids enhancement processes, and the hauler program of our plant. Working with other members of our team you will apply knowledge of the principles, methods and tools employed in the general operation of engines, pumps, valves, motors and related equipment, wastewater process control, permit compliance, and safe work practices. You will also diagnose operating problems and direct effective correction procedures; prepare required reports, evaluate actual vs budget spend, and maintain complete recordkeeping procedures; analyze recording instrument readings and laboratory test results and adjust various plant processes accordingly; perform plant inspections to determine efficiency of operations, cleanliness, and maintenance activities including remedial action in emergencies; and supervise, evaluate and train employees.
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Ad Title: Wastewater Operator/ Laboratory Experience
Location: Clairton Municipal Authority
Post Date: 06/24/20
Contact: Brian Secrest
City: Clairton
State: PA
Zip: 15025
Phone (W): 4122333246
Email: brian@clairtonmunicipalauthority.org
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Description:
The Clairton Municipal Authority is seeking applicants for a certified operator with laboratory experience. Duties include, but aren't limited to: performing equipment operation and maintenance, troubleshooting process and equipment problems, collecting and analyzing wastewater samples, interpret and report process data, housekeeping duties, etc. Familiarity with WIMS laboratory software and Antero maintenance software is a bonus.
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Ad Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Location: New Castle, Delaware
Post Date: 07/28/20
Contact: Jacquelyn Moore
City: New Castle
State: DE
Zip: 19720
Phone (W): 3023955161
Email: jacquelyn.moore@newcastlede.gov
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Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs skilled work in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants and associated facilities; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: An employee in this class operates, repairs, and maintains wastewater treatment plants and associated facilities, including their structures, equipment, pumps and grounds in compliance with applicable permit requirements. This employee may direct Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainees or other section employees in the performance of these duties. This employee receives on-the-job training and must successfully complete New Castle County training requirements, including classroom and/or individual study instruction and periodic proficiency testing. Failure to demonstrate proficiency as determined by written or performance testing will result in demotion to a suitable position, if available. This employee works under general supervision and must use reasonable care, judgment, and the application of their knowledge in the performance of their duties.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)
• Directs the work of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainees and maintenance personnel;
• Evaluates physical, chemical and biological tests and, based on the results, takes necessary action to correct any unsatisfactory conditions;
• Monitors influent and effluent characteristics and flows;
• Checks influent pump stations for operation and performance;
• Performs process calculations and evaluates process trends;
• Records and interprets readings of meters and gauges;
• Collects and performs tests on samples, including sample compositing procedures;
• Performs overall plant and facility structure and grounds maintenance and cleanup;
• Maintains and repairs and/or supervises the maintenance and repair of all equipment and processes;
• Maintains and/or supervises the keeping of maintenance and operational records;
• Attends training courses in the operation of wastewater treatment plants and sludge composting facilities;
• Operates pumps and equipment;
• Writes reports as required;
• Acts as individual in direct responsible charge of wastewater treatment plants at appropriate licensing level;
• Promotes an ongoing attitude of dedication to excellent public service and ensures that internal and external customers are provided with the highest quality of service;
• Operates a personal computer, and other related equipment in the course of the work.

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Ad Title: Water Quality Administrator
Location: Capital Region Water - The Dr. Robert E. Young Wat
Post Date: 06/09/20
Contact: Gina Bond, HR Generalist
City: Harrisburg
State: PA
Zip: 17101
Phone (W): 7172165273
Email: gina.bond@capitalregionwater.com
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Description:
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITES & FUNCTIONS
• Maintains and carries out an approved water quality monitoring program,
• Operates and maintains certification of CRWs water laboratory.
• Communicates effectively with State and Federal Regulatory Agencies, consumers, and plant operators.
• Keeps current with regulatory changes and new information and practices within the water supply industry and related public health matters.
• Directs adjustments in chemical addition rates to the water supply.
• Controls expenditures of budgeted funds and prepares budget recommendations.
• Obtains price quotes and prepares specifications for water treatment chemicals and laboratory supplies.
• Submits reports to State and Federal Agencies.
• Furnishes technical advice to the Drinking Water Superintendent as required.
• Plans and implements training classes for personnel engaged in Drinking Water activities.
• Maintains regular, punctual and predictable attendance.
• Establishes and maintains an effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers and the general public.
• Completes all assignments in an efficient, consistent and timely manner.

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Ad Title: Water resources non-certificed operator
Location: Carlisle, Pa.
Post Date: 06/17/20
Contact: Tom Hamilton
City: Carlisle
State: PA
Zip: 17013
Phone (W): 717-240-6923
Email: thamilton@carlislepa.org
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Description:
Carlisle Borough is seeking a water resources non-certified operator for its water resources department. Competitive wages & excellent benefits. Minimum Starting Salary $14.85.

This is semiskilled work of moderate complexity covering the construction and maintenance and rehabilitation of a wide variety of Water Resources infrastructure including, but not limited to water, sanitary sewer, storm drainage, equipment operation,constructing new and maintaining existing facilities. Work extends to responsibility for light maintenance and servicing of assigned equipment. Training of other Water Resources staff on various equipment may be required.Perform a variety of manual tasks including, but not limited to shoveling asphalt, stone, dirt, and other materials at construction sites; cleaning up around construction sites,; excavating around water, sewer, and storm sewer lines with hand tools; repair of water lines by bolting on leak clamps or replacing main; repair broken sewer lines by replacing pipe or patching with tin and cement; making water taps of various sizes, sets corporations, sets meters and connects to property owner service line; making sewer taps using hammer and chisel to open hole in sewer pipe, sets new pipe into hole and re-cements hookup; installs and repairs manholes, unstops sewer lines; repairs leaks in fire hydrants, cleans out drain plugs of fire hydrants, extends or raises hydrants; repairs storm sewer pipes and inlets, etc.
Perform building maintenance and cleanup. Operate dump truck up through 40,000 GPW in a variety of water resource maintenance and construction tasks including plowing snow, spreading sand and salt, hauling men and materials, etc. Perform light maintenance to assigned equipment; checks equipment to make sure all safety mechanisms are in proper operating condition; reports operating defects to Crew Leader and/or Automotive Mechanic. May operate higher level equipment under supervision for training purposes in accordance with departmental procedures, or may operate equipment after proper training has been achieved, at the discretion of a supervisor. Share in the established Water Resource call-out rotation. Read water meters and deliver delinquent notices within a designated time frame specified by the department supervisor. Terminate and restore water service to Borough customers. Performs related work as required.


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Ad Title: Water/Wastewater Operator
Location: Conyngham. Pa.
Post Date: 07/29/20
Contact: Eddie Gregory
City: Conyngham
State: PA
Zip: 18219
Phone (W): 5707880608
Email: edgregory@csjma.org
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Description:
The Conyngham/Sugarloaf Joint Municipal Authority has an immediate full time day shift opening for its water/wastewater system.
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