Jobs Board - Indiana WEA

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Posting Date: 07/31/17

Company: Detroit Renewable Energy

Position Title: Wastewater Treatment Operator

Position Description

Become fully proficient at maintaining safe and efficient operating conditions of all wastewater treatment equipment, auxiliary equipment and monitoring the discharge systems. Under the indirect and intermittent supervision of the Supervisor and occasional work direction of other Plant Operators, operates and provides protection on all waste water treatment equipment. Performs operating care and minor maintenance on wastewater treatment plant equipment. Trains other Plant Operators.

Duties/Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Tasks):

  1. Carries out verbal or written operating orders and instructions of Supervisor and other Plant Operators. Starts stops and/or regulates wastewater treatment plant equipment. Diagnoses compensates and corrects various operating conditions on equipment through the use of automatic control systems or manual regulation.

 

  1. Monitors the performance of all equipment, gauges, and charts in the treatment plant and pump stations; records statistical data concerning plant operations; maintains, operates, repairs and replaces equipment as necessary; charts lab test results for trend analysis and maintains accurate records of analyses and test results; evaluates data and writes reports as required.

 

  1. Operates, maintains and repairs malfunctions at the wastewater treatment plant; repairs gauges, pumps, filters and other controls and equipment. Collects samples and identifies concentrations of chemical, physical or biological characteristics of wastewater required in accordance with local, state and federal requirements; gathers and tests wastewater samples for plant efficiency reports as required. Performs quality control tests on lab equipment and lab analyses; evaluates procedures and results for accuracy and determines appropriate methods. Assures that plant operates within required standards.

 

  1. Directs the work of other Plant Operators in starting, stopping and regulating plant equipment, protective lock/tagging, switching, inspections, etc.

 

  1. Reads and interprets operating orders, blueprints, and sketches, etc.

 

  1. Inspects assigned plant equipment for efficiency and safety. Looks for defects in equipment, faulty operating, poor housekeeping, fire hazards, unsafe working conditions, etc., and takes corrective action as necessary. Troubleshoots assigned plant equipment. Recommends and assists in developing changes in operating procedures.

 

  1. Accepts or rejects (as delegated by Supervisor) new, rebuilt, or repaired equipment for services.

 

  1. Keeps plant Supervisor and other operators informed of the status of equipment and conditions and prepared repair requests as needed.

 

  1. Plans, coordinates and performs or directs the Lock-out/Tagging-out operations on plant equipment.

 

  1. Performs and/or directs others to perform the operating care and minor maintenance on plant equipment such as cleaning, lubricating, changing oil, brushes, packing valves, pumps, filters, replaces sections of threaded pipe, valves, fittings, etc.

 

  1. Reads and records data from various plant instrumentation. Maintains files of operating and work orders, lubrication records, etc. Fills out necessary operating records, reports, changes charts, etc.

 

  1. Trains Plant Operators as requested.

 

  1. Uses computer terminal to process work request/work orders to obtain and enter information the performance of maintenance duties.

 

  1. Assists other vendor representatives with the repair of plant equipment as needed.

 

  1. Must know, practice and comply with all Company safety and health policies and procedures applicable to work being performed. Furthermore, must write Safe Job Procedures when requested

 

  1. Quickly respond to emergency call outs.

 

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Tasks):

  1. Assist other employees of any classification as directed.
  2. Assist and fill in positions for others as directed
  3. Perform other work as directed.
  4. Continue educational growth by attending Company sponsored classes and seminars.
  5. Assist with the training of other personnel as required

Education/Experience/Skills Required

High school diploma or equivalent.

Class B license or higher.

Application Instructions

Email resume to eberger@detroitrenewable.com


Posting Date: 07/31/2017

Company: Detroit Renewable Energy

Position Title: Wastewater Treatment Operator Supervisor/Site Manager

Position Description:  

Effectively plan, direct, train and coordinate all plant departments and related service departments (accounting, purchasing, engineering & personnel) to achieve customer required goals profit, return on goal and system efficiency while meeting customer demand levels, goals and providing a safe work environment for all employees.

Duties/Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Tasks):

  1. In conjunction with top management, assist in the development and formulation of Company long and short range plans, policies, programs, operating procedures, and objectives.
  2. Through motivating techniques, the delegation of appropriate authority and responsibility to staff to coordinate and expedite plant activities (operations, technical services, maintenance, and services) and outside services such as training, employee relations, engineering, accounting and other related functions.
  3. Maintain close contact with operations through the use of reports, staff meetings, observation and personal contact to assure coordination and integration of workflow, interdepartmental communication, budgetary conformance, schedules, and safety.
  4. Direct, advise and otherwise expedite and solve plant problems by using plant staff and other staff services available within the Company or from vendors.
  5. Coordinate and direct major projects, e.g. installation of new capital equipment, upgrading of facilities, major repairs, and overhauls, etc.
  6. Act as liaison between Management and all employee levels to keep personnel informed on matters of communications, decisions, policies and all other matters affecting their performance, attitudes and results.
  7. Direct and coordinate various programs essential to efficient plant operations, e.g. training, safety, housekeeping, work simplification, cost reduction, wage and salary administration, plant protection, worker involvement, etc.
  8. Maintain up-to-date job descriptions, salary and wage program and employee performance appraisal systems for training and compensation purposes.
  9. Administer the collective bargaining agreement and/or Company handbook and policies
  10. Plan and determine manpower requirements.
  11. Supervise the preparation of reports for management information.
  12. Establish and maintain a well-trained work force by making sure that proper instruction and guidance are made available to employees through formalized training programs, on the job instruction and counseling.
  13. Coordinate activities of other departments as necessary.
  14. Maintain accurate records.
  15. Observe and appraise the performance of each member of the department, make recommendations for wage increases, promotions, and transfers based on the knowledge of each employee’s performance and work habits. Administer disciplinary action when necessary.
  16. Responsible for maintaining all aspects of the department’s budget.
  17. Performs any and all other duties, tasks, and responsibilities which may be assigned by authorized personnel.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Tasks):

  1. Continue educational growth by attending Company sponsored classes, taking advantage of the Company’s Educational Assistance Program and learning new skills to advance to the next step in the line of progression.
  2. Assist other employees and departments throughout the Company as directed.

Education/Experience/Skills Required

  1. High school graduate and minimum of five years experience in supervisory positions. College degree and plus. The background should be sufficient to understand total plant operations and general business knowledge with the capability of developing budgets, reports, forecasts, special studies, etc. to top management.
  2. Must have proven leadership skills.

Application Instructions

Email resume to eberger@detroitrenewable.com


Posting Date: 07/24/2017

Company: Valparaiso City Utilities

Position Title: Fleet Operations Coordinator/Mechanic

Position Description

The incumbent in this position performs preventive maintenance, service, and overall repair work on all Department equipment. The incumbent works closely with Public Works Vehicle Maintenance Management. This position is full time, Monday through Friday with call-out opportunities. Excellent benefits package includes health, dental, vision, 401k with employer match and paid PTO and holidays.

Duties/Responsibilities

Essential Functions include:

Education/Experience/Skills Required

To be successful in this position the applicant must possess:

Salary/Compensation

$52,000 per year (+/- DOQ)

Application Instructions

Please forward resumes to: Valparaiso City Utilities, Attn: Mark Geskey, 1855 Joliet Road, Valparaiso, IN 46385 or email them to mgeskey@valpo.us.


Posting Date: 07/25/17

Company: City of Mishawaka

Position Title: Chemist

Position Description

Performs skilled, technical work with respect to conducting laboratory analysis of various wastewaters in a responsible and accurate manner and related tasks as required. Uses independent judgment relating to daily analytical procedures, computing data and determining appropriate use of laboratory equipment. Reports to and accepts assignments from the Chief Chemist and the Wastewater Division Manager or his designee

Duties/Responsibilities

Must be able to take samples (where requested) and perform chemical, physical and bacteriological tests on various wastewaters. Must be able to record scientific data in a neat and legible manner, keeping accurate and current records. Must maintain an accurate quality control and assurance program for wastewater analytical test procedures, equipment and instrumentation. Must be able to prepare standard solutions and reagents for conducting laboratory tests. Must maintain and monitor required calibration for laboratory apparatus, equipment and instrumentation, and record information in a quality control notebook. Must observe and practice applicable safety rules and procedures established for conducting analytical work. Must be able to evaluate and record plant instrumentation and log sheet data as required.

NOTE: This list of basic duties and responsibilities include most, but may not comprise all of the specific tasks that may be required.

Education/Experience/Skills Required

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Biology or related science preferred, or the equivalent. Experience may be considered as a substitute for education requirements.
  2. Must maintain a high level of efficiency in the performance of the job.
  3. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  4. Must adhere to the City of Mishawaka’s Drug and Alcohol-Free Policy.
  5. Must adhere to the City of Mishawaka’s Confidentiality Statement.

Salary/Compensation

WAGES: $2,026.19 Bi-Weekly

Application Instructions

Please email your application to gspiess@mishawaka.in.gov.


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