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Environmental Compliance Inspector – Capital Region
Performs a variety of technical work in support of Capital Region Water’s (CRW) industrial waste and pre-treatment inspection programs, including the inspection and monitoring of commercial food service and motor vehicle service establishments for compliance with state environmental regulations and local regulations regarding discharge of grease, oil, and related materials into the CRW’s wastewater collection system; investigates and enforces compliance with storm water pollution NPDES permit regulations; and maintains a variety of records, files, and related documents.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Assists in monitoring industrial and commercial facilities for compliance with federal and state mandates, and local ordinances; assists in performing bi-annual inspections for the industrial waste program.
• Develops, implements and maintains oil and grease prevention program including collection sampling and customer education.
• Makes field inspections to survey, monitor and sample area water and wastewaters to determine industrial, commercial, agricultural and residential compliance with water quality and pre-treatment standards, wastewater and stormwater rules and regulations, and applicable legislation.
• Inspects commercial food service and automotive service establishments for compliance with pretreatment ordinances; ensures compliance with municipal codes on discharge limits of grease, oil, and related materials into the CRW’s wastewater collection system.
• Prepares and maintains a variety of records, files, and related documents including on inspections and related activities; collects and calculates totals for monthly and annual reports; prepares correspondence and summary reports.
• Initiates enforcement action as necessary. Responsible for issuing termination notices or Notices of Violation in accordance with CRW’s rules and regulations and the contributing municipal jurisdictions ordinances.
• Maintains database of compliance inspections and facility improvements.
• Investigates complaints received regarding alleged violations of waste discharge standards including possible illicit discharges into the storm water conveyance system.
• Conducts investigation of grease-related wastewater blockages or releases to determine possible contributing facilities.
• Assists in supervising and dealing with emergency environmental situations resulting from accidental spills, slug discharges, hazardous material releases, etc. as needed.
• Utilizes computer software applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and database to prepare reports, to track inspections, sampling, monitoring, enforcement and compliance data and information.
• Plan checks and reviews blueprints to ensure proper sizing of fixtures and to ensure all required fixtures are connected to equipment.
• Prescribes frequency of preventative maintenance for grease removal equipment.
• Responsible for interactions with commercial customers to enforce grease control requirements.
• Visually inspects grease traps and grease interceptors for compliance requirements, verifies hauling records, and issues inspection reports.
• Determines appropriate size and issues grease traps permits and grease interceptors discharging to the wastewater collection system
• Provide education and outreach to property owners
• Assists in development of public education materials including production of written documents, newsletter articles and brochures.
• Coordinates the requirements and duties with other concerned divisions or departments regarding mutual or overlapping functions.
• Inspects and evaluates the effectiveness of equipment and processes used to control, pretreat, prevent, reduce or eliminate pollutants.
• Available to respond to emergency or investigative incidents occurring outside of working hours deemed to be normal and expected of this position.
• Work is performed in the office and in the field at manufacturing facilities and, commercial and industrial establishments.
• Exposure to sanitary sewage, industrial waste discharges, grease, oil and chemicals.
• Field setting with travel from site to site. Exposure to the manufacturing environment process venting, dust from manufacturing, mechanical hazards in operating vehicles.
• Work requires performance of tasks in extreme heat and confined spaces areas.
• Work requires exposure to hazardous fumes, odors of noxious chemicals.
• Work requires exposure to high noise levels.
• Work requires performance of tasks outdoors under varying climatic conditions.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
• Wastewater treatment processes and technology
• Industrial pre-treatment processes
• Sanitary sewer conveyance systems operations
• Methods and techniques of inspection
• Mechanical function of grease removal equipment
• NPDES/MS4 standard regulations
• Recognize potential violations of pre-treatment/stormwater/oil and grease ordinances and discharge standards
• Basic Laboratory procedures and sampling practices
• Operating laboratory, field sampling, and flow monitoring equipment
• Reading, understanding and interpreting engineering drawings, plans and maps
• Maintain accurate records and prepare reports of inspection activities
• Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers
• Work independently and efficiently to carry out assignments
• Deal effectively with the public and represent CRW in a positive and professional manner
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
• Safety rules and regulations; OSHA rules and regulations
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
• A bachelor’s degree in engineering technology, biology, chemistry, physical and environmental science, or related degree strongly preferred.
• In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, CRW will consider candidates with a high school diploma or equivalent, plus five (5) years’ experience in water/wastewater utilities operations and maintenance, inspection, or code enforcement.
• PA Wastewater Operator Certification is preferred.
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Field Supervisor - Aqua America
Aqua America has an excellent opportunity for a Field Supervisor for the Treasure Lake division under the direction of the Western Area Manager. The Field Supervisor will be responsible for the assigned water and wastewater facilities' operation, maintenance, staffing, safety, budgeting, business, and employee performance. Water facilities include well stations, water treatment plants and equipment, water mains, valves, fire hydrants, service lines, meters, and any other present or future water system and distribution system assets owned and/or operated by Aqua Pennsylvania serving communities in the assigned division. Wastewater facilities include wastewater plants and equipment as well as collection system components, including lift stations, manholes, and equalization basins owned and/or operated by Aqua Pennsylvania in the communities that the Treasure Lake division serves.
• Supervises a team that includes facility operators, seasonal employees, and contractors while focusing on safety, compliance, and operational excellence.
• Interviews, hires, establishes high-performance standards, and manages performance following all applicable HR policies and procedures. Oversee the onboarding and training of new employees.
• Conduct regular meetings with assigned staff for Company updates, continuous improvement ideas, and otherwise share information in line with high-performing culture initiatives.
• Manage the Company’s Work Order process for the assigned division. Review the status of Work Orders regularly and take action to ensure close-out per requirements and reclassification if miscoded.
• Implement Aqua safety policies and procedures. Review job sites and Company operating sites and equipment for safety compliance and act on deficiencies.
• Establishes and implements training programs for staff to ensure continued competency in assigned roles.
• Performs performance reviews and performance management of staff. Reviews six-month probationary evaluations for operations personnel.
• Process invoices, purchase requisitions, and other accounting controls to ensure compliance with budgets and work processes.
• Supervises the operations, maintenance, and regulatory compliance of the Treasure Lake water and wastewater systems. Investigates system upsets, determine corrective action, and directs the operational staff in their required responses.
• Monitors and maintains materials inventory of required equipment (parts, tools, chemicals, etc.).
• Coordinate with other operational groups to share resources to meet work demands.
• Responsible for the maintenance of the systems’ assets for both employee and contracted work, including replacement, relocations, and repairs of system appurtenances. Ensures that all activities are completed in accordance with company and regulatory agency standards.
• Responsible for the operations budget and assists the engineering department in managing the capital budget for water and wastewater priorities. Prepares and monitors expense budgets to ensure adherence to established expense limits and provides explanations of variances as needed. Works closely with the engineering and senior management teams on the funding and completion of capital projects.
• Maintains databases that track and support operations, including reporting on compliance-related activities such as compliance sampling, compliance data submission, hydrant flushing, valve exercising, water loss, production, Pennsylvania One Call system, etc.
• Partners with the area engineering department to ensure construction projects within the area of responsibility meet company specifications and are appropriately documented and completed in accordance with established timelines.
• Builds and maintains close working partnerships with area public utilities, area municipalities, Pennsylvania DEP, and local fire departments. Represents the company in meetings with the township, county, and applicable regulatory agencies to coordinate construction and maintenance projects and other company-related business.
• Maintains awareness of all regulations affecting the utilities and their operations. Identifies regulatory changes and the associated impact on operations and makes recommendations as needed.
• Must proficiently use Company software necessary after being trained.
• Other duties as assigned.
• An associate degree in business, engineering, construction management, or a related field is required. A bachelor’s degree is preferred.
• A minimum of 3 years in a water and/or wastewater utility operations is required. Supervisory experience is preferred.
• Must obtain required Pennsylvania DEP Water and Wastewater Operator certifications within an agreed upon period. Class C and E Water and Class C and subclass 4 Wastewater are a plus.
• Valid U.S. driver’s license.
For more information and to apply click https://aquaamerica.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Essential_Careers/job/PA-DuBois/Field-Supervisor-1_R3442
Service Technician - Water/Wastewater Equipment and Electrical Controls - Envirep
The ideal candidate will reside in Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, or Berks Counties. This position requires daily travel and a flexible schedule. The Company provides a service vehicle and offers PTO, holidays, profit sharing retirement program, and yearly bonus. Eligible candidates must pass both a driving record and background check.
Envirep is a leading provider of water and wastewater solutions, dedicated to ensuring the efficient operation of essential utilities. We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Service Technician to join our dynamic team. If you have a passion for water and wastewater equipment repair, expertise in electrical controls troubleshooting, and a commitment to delivering exceptional service, we want to hear from you.
As a Service Technician, you will be responsible for diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining water and wastewater equipment, with a focus on pumps and electrical controls troubleshooting. You will play a vital role in ensuring the functionality and reliability of our systems, directly impacting the communities we serve. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with hands-on experience in repairing and troubleshooting various water and wastewater equipment.
• Diagnose, repair, and maintain water and wastewater equipment, including pumps, motors, valves, and electrical control systems.
• Perform routine maintenance and preventive repairs to ensure equipment reliability.
• Troubleshoot electrical control systems and PLCs to identify and resolve issues promptly.
• Collaborate with engineering and operations teams to improve equipment performance and reliability.
• Provide technical support to clients and colleagues, offering expertise and guidance on equipment maintenance and troubleshooting.
• Proven experience in water and wastewater equipment repair and maintenance.
• Strong expertise in electrical controls troubleshooting, including PLCs.
• Knowledge of mechanical systems, pumps, motors, and valves.
• Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, schematics, and blueprints.
• Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Valid driver's license and willingness to travel to client sites as needed.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including healthcare, dental, and retirement plans. Additionally, we provide opportunities for professional development and career advancement within our organization.
How to Apply:
If you are a dedicated and experienced Service Technician with a passion for water and wastewater solutions, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Envirep is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
Join our team and contribute to the essential work of ensuring clean and reliable water and wastewater services for communities. We look forward to reviewing your application and considering you for this exciting opportunity.
Lower Paxton Township is accepting applications for the full time position of Staff Engineer. Are you a consulting engineer that is tired of billable hour goals? Would you like to gain expertise while making a difference in the community? Come join our team of engineers at Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin County. As a Staff Engineer, you will collaborate with a team of in-house and external engineering staff and contribute to the design of capital improvement projects pertaining to Township Facilities, including but not limited to storm sewer, sanitary sewer, streets, traffic signals, and public facilities. The Staff Engineer is responsible for the review of plans and specifications and takes an active role in the construction administration of capital improvement projects. In addition, the Staff Engineer serves as the liaison between developers and the Township regarding stormwater extensions by coordinating the dedication of facilities, preparing regular updates to the Township’s GIS, and establishment and release of improvement guarantees relating to stormwater improvements. The Staff Engineer administers the policies of the Township Manager and works directly and cooperatively with all Township Departments.
The Staff Engineer coordinates and ensures that the Township is in compliance with its MS4 Permit and. assists the Public Works Director and Sewer Department Director in the preparation and management of the annual capital budget as it relates to the public works and sanitary sewer projects. The Staff Engineer is responsible for providing advice and representation on engineering matters as directed by the Township Manager.
Min. quals: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with course work in Civil Engineering, or a related field, is required. A minimum of one (1) year of experience in construction, engineering, or a related field required, with internship experience accepted. Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam required. PE license preferred.
The salary range for this position is $70,587 to $85,532. The Lower Paxton Township anticipates hiring at or below the midpoint of the range. The Township offers an excellent benefits package.
A competitive Lower Paxton Township benefit package is available to all full-time employees beginning the first day of employment including medical, prescription, dental, vision and term life insurance; paid time off and holidays; pension plan and deferred compensation plan.
Application Process: Interested persons should submit a Lower Paxton Township Application for Employment, available from https://www.lowerpaxton-pa.gov/Jobs.aspx or the Municipal Center, and resume, to Lyle Gaines, Human Resource Manager, Lower Paxton Township, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, PA 17109, email@example.com; on/or before November 5, 2023 at 4:00 PM.
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