Water Operator I

WATER OPERATOR

This entry level position is responsible for monitoring the control system operation for filtration and distribution including preventive maintenance, record keeping, data entry, facility and equipment cleaning and operating a tank truck.

 

Requirements: High School diploma with strong math skills in algebra, valid driver’s license with a good driving record, ability to obtain a valid Connecticut Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class B (without restrictions E,G,L or R), ability to operate computer systems proficiently, general knowledge of mechanics, must be in good physical condition and have physical stamina to work in all weather conditions year round, ability to obtain certification as a Treatment Plant Operator and Distribution Operator by the state of Connecticut, must be fluent in English, both oral and written; must be available for emergency call and on-call duty; must live within 30 minutes commute to the Wilton filtration plant or the Water Street office in Norwalk.

 

SNEW offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package. An application packet is available at South Norwalk Electric & Water, One State Street, Norwalk, CT 06854, by emailing Hr@snew.org or on our website at www.snew.org. Applications must be submitted by July 31, 2018 for consideration. EOE

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July 31, 2018

Water Operations Manager

SOUTH NORWALK ELECTRIC AND WATER

South Norwalk Electric and Water (SNEW) is a municipal electric and water utility owned and operated by the Second Taxing District, Norwalk, Connecticut. SNEW serves some 9,200 customers with water throughout Norwalk and surrounding areas. SNEW is currently accepting applications for the following position:

Water Operations Manager

The Water Operations Manager is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the water treatment plant, pump stations, dams, tanks, hydrants, pipelines, and the investigation of customer-owned facility problems. The Water Operations Manager plans and organizes the daily operation and maintenance of the water system and assures that the treatment and distribution systems comply with Federal and State regulations.   Qualifications include:

  1. High School diploma and ten (10) years’ water treatment plant and water distribution system experience with three (3) years conventional rapid sand filtration or membrane plant operations experience. An Associate’s Degree in the physical sciences or engineering may be substituted for four (4) years’ experience.
  2. Certification by the State of Connecticut as a Treatment Plant Operator IV and as a Distribution System Operator III, within three years of employment.
  3. The ability to apply a strong practical knowledge of electrical components and equipment, computerized automation and control technology, mechanical devices and control software to maintain and improve a fully automated, complex membrane water treatment plant and water distribution system components, including pump stations and water storage facilities.
  4. The ability to work well with others and have an interest in development of other employees.
  5. Be available during emergency situations which may include after-hours time or being on-call as needed.
  6. Maintain a high level of safety at all times
  7. Performs other duties as assigned

SNEW offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package. An application packet is available at South Norwalk Electric & Water, One State Street, Norwalk, CT 06854, by emailing Hr@snew.org or on our Website at www.snew.org. Applications must be submitted by March 16, 2018 for consideration. EOE

Job Details

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Status
open
Closing
March 16, 2018

Director of Water Operations

South Norwalk Electric and Water (SNEW), a water and electric utility owned and operated by the Second Taxing District, Norwalk, Connecticut, is currently accepting applications for the following position:

DIRECTOR OF WATER OPERATIONS

The Director of Water Operations is a vital member of SNEW’s management team. The position is directly accountable to the General Manager, and is responsible for the complete operation, maintenance and construction of the water system, including the filtration plant, the watershed, dams, reservoirs, pumping stations, tanks, pipelines and other related facilities.

The Director of Water Operations shall be responsible for water quality as it relates to the

facilities under his/her control, and insures that all projects, improvements, operations, maintenance procedures and construction methods conform to proper current quality control, procedures and practices, and are consistent with water quality and service delivery goals.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree engineering or related field, and seven (7) years significant job related experience, at least 3 in a supervisory capacity, in public water supply systems.
  • A Master’s degree in science, business, or engineering is desirable.
  • Technical knowledge of engineering, science, chemistry, and biology as pertaining to the maintenance of high water quality.
  • Demonstrated history of managerial competence in both routine and emergency conditions.
  • General knowledge of local political structures, regulation, environmental and wetlands requirements.
  • Experience in the assessment of emergency conditions, and in making decisions to assure safe drinking water supply.
  • Skill in preparing and maintaining an annual budget for an operational water department.
  • Availability to be on-call 24 hours/day.

SNEW offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package. The application is available at South Norwalk Electric and Water, One State Street, Norwalk, CT 06854, by emailing Hr@snew.org or on our Website at www.snew.org. Applications must be submitted by January 3, 2018 for consideration. EOE

Job Details

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Status
open
Closing
January 03, 2018