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New in box, never used, Hach List Price $4301, for sale $2500: Hach DR3900 Benchtop Spectrophotometer

Compact benchtop VIS spectrophotometer with RFID technology for reliable and traceable measurement results of routine analysis and user applications. This system is designed to deliver accurate results by supporting the operator from sampling to sample preparation, sample analysis and documentation.

By means of RFID technology you can trace your samples completely back to the sampling point. Lot number and expiry date information of the TNTPlus tests are logged thanks to the 2D barcode. The RFID module reads out and displays all batch specific information from the test box. The batch certificate can be printed out immediately via the spectrophotometer.

If interested, contact Norwich Fire District at 802-649-5424, or email at norwichfiredistrict1@myfairpoint.net.


HAWK PINE HILLS WATER SYSTEM
WSID: 5327
ASSETS AVAILABLE FROM DECOMMISSIONING THE WATER SYSTEM

Contact: Shirley J. Grainger-Inselburg sjgrainger@mac.com 802-649-5266

1 Goulds 3hp 230v 3w4" Submersible Pump (cost: $1,395.00; currently in use in the reservoir but in good condition, as the pump motor was replaced at a cost of $917.45 on April 2, 2014)

1 Goulds 3hp 230v 3w4" Submersible Pump (cost: N/A; currently in use at the wellhead but in good condition; installed in September 2010)

1 Goulds 3hp 230v 3w4" Submersible Pump (cost: $1,395.00; brand-new and is still in its original box unopened; purchased December 2015)

1 Goulds Motor Control Box, for 3hp Goulds Submersible Pump (cost: $249.00; brand-new, never used; still in original box; purchased December 2015). Note: This control box goes with the brand-new 3hp Goulds pump above.

2 CentriPro Motor Control Boxes, Model #CB30412MC, 3hp, 230v, for a 3hp Goulds Submersible Pump (cost: approx. $240.00 each; both in good condition; installed at the Pump House in September 2010).

1-1/2" Sensus SR Master Flow Meter (purchased from E.F. Prescott in 2007. Estimated life: meter body, ECR register, bolts and flanges should last 30-50 years; internal measuring chamber should last between 10-30 years). Note: This latter inner mechanism has been recently cleaned by SOS, Inc. and is in good working order.

1 Sensus SR Internal Meter Chamber, together with Gasket and Casing, for the above Sensus SR Master Flow Meter (cost: $343.90; brand-new, purchased by SOS, Inc., in February 2016 to have on hand to replace the original chamber some time in the future)

1 Amtrol Well-X-Trol 350 Pressure Tank (119-Gallon) (cost: $1,515.00; installed December 2015; in excellent condition).

1 Amtrol Well-X-Trol 350 Pressure Tank (119-Gallon) (cost: $1,569.50; in good condition; installed April 30, 2014)

1 Amtrol Well-X-Trol 350 Pressure Tank (119-Gallon) (cost: N/A; installed around 2001/2002 by Ralph Morgan & Sons, but may not last much longer). Note: This pressure tank was going to be replaced by SOS, Inc. in 2016 and may be close to the end of its useful life.

1 McDonnell /Miller FS251/NEMA 1 Flow Switch (cost: $249; in excellent condition; installed in late 2015 or early 2016 by Excel/SOS, Inc.)

1 Stenner Peristaltic Pump Model No. 45MJH1B1STAA, 100 psi/220v/0.9amp/3GPD (cost: $500.76; purchased in May 14, 2015, in excellent condition)

1 Pulsafeeder Chem-Tech Series 200 Chlorination Pump (cost: $456.00, purchased in 2007; in good working condition, but not used for the past year, because of the need for a different kind of pump installation that would keep the tank full for more than a month without re-filling. Includes a 35-gallon Tank)

6 5-Gallon Carboys of Sodium Hypochlorite (cost: $247.50 for seven 5-gallon containers; suggest HPHWS asks SOS, Inc. to buy back remaining carboys from the HPHWS)

1 Baby Bath (cost: $20.00; for containing Carboy of Sodium Hypochlorite, when in use, 2015)

1 Hach Free and Total Chlorine Color Disc Test Kit, Model: CN-66 (cost: $56.95; excellent condition, only used a dozen times, 2015.)

Hach DPD Free Chlorine Reagent Powder Pillows, 5 mL, pk/50 (cost: $10.95; expiration date 2017; will donate with Hach Chlorine Test Kit listed above)

Hach DPD Total Chlorine Reagent Pillows, 5 mL, pk/50 (cost: $10.95; expiration date 2017; will donate with Hach Chlorine Test Kit listed above)

Copper Screen for Pump House Reservoir Overflow Pipe (located outside the Pump House and is in good condition from 2005)

1 10-foot Aluminum Straight Ladder (purchased more than 20 years ago, as a safety measure for entry into the holding-tank, but only used once for cleaning and videotaping the condition of the tank)

1 Sampling Faucet (Raw Water) (cost: included in an overall cost of $334.60, which includes miscellaneous 1-3/4" and 1" copper and PVP pipe, valves, fittings, installed during the past six months by SOS, Inc.)

1 Sampling Faucet (Treated Water) (cost: N/A; n.d., part of original installation in 1969, but would have been replaced at some time during the nineties)

1 Short, White, Heavy-Duty, Anti-Microbial Water Hose, designed for boating usage, but HPHWS used it previously to top up the chlorination tank and dilute the chlorine levels (cost: N/A; purchased around 2008; in good condition; donate?)

1 Electric Junction Box (20 slots for fuses/breakers) (cost: N/A, as part of total electrical system replacement by Peter Schaal Electric; installed 2010)

Deadbolt Lock and Keys (replaced in 2002; in good working order; in very good condition)

J-Vent for Ventilation of the Holding-Tank. Note: This ventilation filter was installed by SOS, Inc. in the side of the Bilco Bulkhead Doors at the entry way over the reservoir, some time during 2016.

High Density Polyethylene Bilco Bulkhead Doors (cost, including labor for installation: $1,875.00; purchased 2007, but in very good condition). Note: A set of two doors, these Bilco bulkhead doors could also be used to replace a homeowner's outdoor, corroded metal, basement access doors.

Gasket for Bilco Bulkhead Doors (estimated cost: $60.00 but invoice did not itemize and included labor installation costs; installed September 2015)

1 External Emergency Light for Low Water in Reservoir at Pump House (price: N/A; included in an overall estimate for replacing the entire HPHWS electrical system at the Pump House; in very good condition; installed in 2010). Note: Light has never had to be used for a low water emergency.

Curb Stops (numerous Shut-Off Valves--some may be in good condition, such as the ones for the following properties: Donnelly, Mosher, and McBride and could possibly be re-used)

2 Flush Hydrants (one in very good condition and one in good condition--both purchased in 2005, with the first one being installed that same year on the Levin property. The second one remained in its original box and was not installed on the Donnelly property until 2012). Note: See Figure 1 for a photograph of the type of flush hydrant at the end of this list.

1 Curb Valve Key (cost: N/A; purchased 1969). Note: Useful for one HPHWS homeowner to have for his or her outside shut-off valve, but not worth selling, as one can pick up one of these on Amazon for less than $10.00.

1 Pressure Switch at the Pump House (Cost: N/A; may have been replaced by SOS, Inc. in 2015)

2 Campbell Psi Meters (1-100 psi) at the Pump House (Cost: N/A; 1 may have been during 2015)

Copper Electrical Wiring and Pipes from Pump House and from the Transmission Line from the Wellhead to the Pump House, unless the latter has to be left in the ground (re-sale value: $2.149 per pound, but price fluctuates daily on the stock market)

Some shutoff spigots and shut-off levers at the Pump House may be salvageable (maximum total number: 7; n.p.)

1 North Emergency Eye and Skin Flush Station (wall-mountable; donate to a local water system or a non-profit organization?)

1 First-Aid Box (donate to the Haven?) 1 Pair of Protective Goggles (Donate?)

1 Smart Electric Meter (belongs to Green Mountain Power). Note: Company will need to disconnect the power line and remove the meter before demolition of Pump House, after the last well is drilled)


950 gallon vertical plastic storage tank.

Has been used indoors to store Bioxide.
Equipped with 110 volt pump for filling smaller containers.
Located in Glover, VT
Price negotiable.
Contact: Jack Sumberg
email: jsumberggloverselectboard@comcast.net
phone: 802 525-4277


WANTED: BOD BOTTLES... Do you have BOD bottles that you don't need or use. Endyne will pay you for these old bottles which we will put to good use. Just call Rod Lamothe @ 802-879-4333 ext 311.

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Water District Superintendent

The Hallowell Water District

Bordering the Kennebec River, Hallowell is Maine’s smallest City. With a population of 2,381, the City offers a great deal of entertainment, art and culture. Dining, antiques, close proximity to the State’s Capital and the Kennebec River Valley make Hallowell a unique, desirable location. Located an hour north of Portland and an hour and a quarter from Bangor, the City is an ideal location for anyone interested in all of the activities and interests the State of Maine has to offer.

The District is seeking an enthusiastic, effective, experienced candidate that will lead this utility into the future. This is a hands-on position; the candidate must be well organized, highly motivated and adaptable. The three-member appointed Board of Trustees intends to have the successful applicant begin work by October 1, 2017.

The Hallowell Water Works, Inc., incorporated in 1895 was replaced in 1921 by the Hallowell Water District by Act of the Maine State Legislature. The service territory of the District includes all of the City of Hallowell, portions of the Towns of Chelsea and Farmingdale. The District also sells finished water to the neighboring City of Gardiner.

The District’s source of water is a 16”x10”, 85‘ deep gravel packed well located in the Town of Chelsea with a yield capacity of 575,000 gallons per day. An additional well with similar capacity has been installed but is not yet operational. Distribution system pumping is with an 40 Hp vertical turbine pump. Two small booster pump stations with 7.5 Hp pumps provide service to two elevated areas.

The District’s Treatment process consists of disinfection with sodium hypochlorite and corrosion control with a polyphosphate.

The District has three finished water standpipes, one each located in Hallowell, Farmingdale, and Chelsea. Total storage capacity is 1.6 million gallons. Current Average Daily Demand is approximately 200,000 gallons per day with a max day of approximately 250,000 gallons.

The District has total assets of over $4.8 Million with an annual operating revenue exceeding $1.1 million.

Current customer base of 833 is primarily residential but includes 105 commercial and 16 governmental accounts. The system is 100% metered.

System distribution includes 79 fire hydrants and 833 service lines and over 15 miles of water mains ranging in size from 2” to 12” in diameter. The District has a Comprehensive System Facilities Plan, Asset Management Plan, Emergency Response Plan, and Wellhead Protection Plan.

Statement of Duties

Position performs administrative and technical work in directing the planning and operations of a quasi- municipal water treatment, distribution and storage facility. Responsible for purchase of all utility supplies, preparation of district budget, preparation of state and federal reports.

Candidate must be able to carry out all work in accordance with standard practices, licensing requirements. The successful candidate will be expected to use their experience to guide the district and Board through the use of capital improvement plans, budgeting and compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations.

District staff currently consist of the full time Superintendent position and a part-time clerical staff person. Hallowell Water District has an agreement with the adjacent Gardiner Water District for completion of daily system checks. The District is in the process of installing a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for providing data and monitoring water system operations. Most of the maintenance work is contracted out under the direction of the Superintendent. The successful candidate will be required to supervise one part-time clerical employee. The Superintendent has primary responsibility for providing 24/hour call for emergency responses with assistance provided by Water Operators from Gardiner Water District.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the District’s wells, treatment facilities and distribution
  • Overseeing installation of water mains, services, hydrants and meters
  • Supervises District construction projects, visits work site and makes inspection of work
  • Responsible for maintenance of all necessary pumps, valves, gauges, and controls
  • Emergency Response and repair
  • Snow removal
  • Develops District capital budget and O&M budget for Board adoption
  • Understanding of financial statements, ability to balance and reconcile books, assist outside auditor with completion of annual audit
  • Adept at customer billing/collections; familiar with Maine Public Utilities Commission Rules and Regulations
  • Adept at working cooperatively and efficiently with Municipal Officials, neighboring water districts and their respective Boards of Trustees
  • Assures that all contracted work projects are completed in a timely and acceptable fashion
  • Understanding of Dig Safe requirements
  • Familiarity with creation of SOPS and Safety Plans
  • Detailed record keeping: equipment maintenance logs, meter records, etc.
  • Operate a Case 580 class backhoe
Qualifications

Successful candidate should have a High School Diploma with 5-7 years’ experience in the water industry, 2 of which were in a supervisory capacity. Must have experience with financial statements and ability to generate and produce budgets and capital improvement plans necessary to guide the District into the future.

It is preferred that the successful applicant live within the service territory, but if not, must be able to be on site within 20 minutes of emergency call.

The candidate shall possess State of Maine Class 2 Treatment, Class 2 Distribution Water Operator license or has the ability to acquire licensure within 6 months of hire date.

Relocation expenses are negotiable for the right candidate.

The Hallowell Water District provides a 3% employer contribution to the retirement plan. Health insurance is paid by the District at 100% of the employee and 70% of eligible dependents. After the successful completion of the six month probationary period, five (5) vacation days shall be earned. Employees with more than six months to five years of employment are entitled to two weeks of vacation.

Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Send cover letter, resume, salary history and list of references by June 30, 2017, to the attention of Director, Maine Rural Water Association at 254 Alexander Reed Road, Richmond ME 04357 or via email to recruit@mainerwa.org. No calls please.

The Hallowell Water District is an equal opportunity employer.


NOTICE OF JOB POSTING

Assistant Operator – Water Treatment Plant

Fair Haven, VT is hiring the 40-hr/wk position of Assistant Water Operator.

Reporting to the Chief Water Operator and the DPW Superintendent, the union-based position performs a variety of operational and maintenance tasks related to the Town’s Water System in accordance with Town ordinance and state permit to operate. This responsible position covers laboratory work, process control, O&M that frequently involves outdoor work throughout the year in varying, and at times, inclement weather. The position requires moderate physical effort. The position works on a rotating schedule, including weekends and holidays and includes emergency call-ins. A full Notice of Job Posting and related job description is available on the Town’s webpage: www.fairhavenvt.org

Must be a minimum eighteen (18) years old and possess a Vermont State driver’s license and a good driving record. A high school diploma/GED is required. Possession of a Vermont Class 4B Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification or the ability to obtain one within 2.5 years from the hiring start date is also required. Ability to deal with the mechanical aspects of a water plant is highly desirable.

Pay is commensurate with experience and according to the Union Contract.

Applications must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., Monday, May 22, 2017. Applications shall include a cover letter, completed Application for Employment, and resume. Copies of the Application for Employment form are available at: www.fairhavenvt.org or by calling the Town Office (802-265-3010 x1).

The Town reserves the right to deny any and all applications. Please reply to:

Jonas Rosenthal, Interim Town Manager
Attn: Assist. Chief Operator - Wastewater
Town of Fair Haven
3 North Park Place
Fair Haven, VT 05743
fhmanager@comcast.net

Equal Opportunity Employer


Chief of Quality Assurance

The City of Lebanon, New Hampshire, Department of Public Works, is currently seeking interested and qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Quality Assurance as further described below:

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Position performs responsible technical work involving the supervision and/or performance of complex chemical, bacteriological and physical tests in the water and wastewater treatment facilities. Ensures compliance with federal, state and local permits, regulations and laws by ensuring that plant performance and water quality meets federal and state regulations. May serve as the Wastewater Superintendent in his/her absence. For more information regarding job duties, responsibilities and requirements, interested applicants are advised to review the complete job posting and description. Both documents may be accessed on line at http://lebanonnh.gov/jobs.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
A candidate for this position should have a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science or a closely related field, or an Associate’s degree in Water and Wastewater Technology, combined with two (2) to five (5) years of laboratory testing experience in a water and/or wastewater treatment plant or an equivalent combination of education and experience, a NH DES Grade IV Wastewater Operator Certification, a NH Grade III Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification and a valid driver’s license.

Candidates possessing NH operator certifications of a lower grade as well as candidates with operator certifications from other states offering reciprocity may be considered.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Applications should be submitted to human.resources@lebcity.com or by mail to: Human Resources, City of Lebanon, 51 North Park Street, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03766. A CITY OF LEBANON EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.

Starting Rate: $ 29.05 per hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

EOE


Wastewater Treatment Superintendent

The City of Lebanon, New Hampshire, Department of Public Works, is currently seeking interested and qualified candidates for the position of Wastewater Treatment Superintendent as further described below:

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Position performs responsible supervisory work for the Public Works’ Wastewater Division. Incumbent ensures treatment plant performance, wastewater quality, compliance with federal and state regulations and plant standards and provides daily supervision to treatment plant personnel.

For more information regarding job duties, responsibilities and requirements, interested applicants are advised to review the informational brochure and complete job description. Both documents may be accessed on line at http://lebanonnh.gov/jobs.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
A qualified candidate for this position should have an Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred), three (3) to five (5) years of experience at a wastewater treatment facility, a valid driver’s license, and a NHDES Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification. The NHDES Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification may be obtained within one year of hire and must be maintained as a condition of employment.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Applications should be submitted to human.resources@lebcity.com or by mail to: Human Resources, City of Lebanon, 51 North Park Street, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03766. A CITY OF LEBANON EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.

Compensation Range: $29.02 to $39.15 per hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

EOE


Water/Wastewater Superintendent

The Town of Randolph is accepting applications for the position of Water/Wastewater Superintendent for systems averaging 250,000 gpd each.  Applicants must possess a Grade 2 Water License and a Grade 3 Wastewater License.  Prior experience with SBR systems is preferred for management and operation of a new 400,000 gpd SBR facility.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate experience in personnel management, systems operation and maintenance to include SCADA, familiarity with MS Word and Excel, and fiscal and inventory planning.   This is a full-time exempt position with a full range of benefits and a competitive salary range based upon qualifications.  Position is open until filled.  To obtain an application visit www.randolphvt.org. An application with letter of interest and resume should be sent to Manager, Town of Randolph, PO Drawer B, Randolph VT 05060. Randolph is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Sugarbush Utilities Operator

Sugarbush Resort, a leading four-season resort in Warren, Vermont, is seeking an Operator for our Water/Wastewater Utilities Department. This is a full time year round position with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including perks for the active lifestyle: golf and health club memberships, annual ski/ride pass, and many resort discounts.

Perform specialized technical functions and associated tasks related to operations and maintenance of the water and wastewater facilities, water distribution system and sewer collection system, and work with environmental projects.

3 years of relevant work experience and/or a minimum of an AS Degree in a related field preferred. Good mechanical skills with general knowledge of plumbing and electrical systems. Pump operation/maintenance knowledge is desirable. Vermont Grade 1 or 2 Water/Wastewater Certifications preferred. Training to attain certifications is available for the right candidate.

For information or to apply please visit; http://www.sugarbush.com/


Water Operator

The Norwich Fire District is seeking a Water Operator to assist in running the municipal water system with over 360 connections. Certification as a Class 3 Operator is preferred, but the right applicant would be trained. This position is 40 hours per week, with some weekend sampling and emergency responsibilities. Hourly rate is commensurate with experience, and includes health insurance and other benefits. This is intended to be a long-term, growth opportunity. Please contact Sam Eaton, the Operations Manager, at 802-649-5424 or norwichfiredistrict1@myfairpoint.net by May 1st to schedule an appointment and for further information.


EO II – Water Resources

The EOII – Water Resources works under the direction of the Utility Manager to execute duties including, but not limited to, the operation and maintenance of the City’s underground municipal water distribution, wastewater collection, and storm water conveyance systems. This position's primary focus is basic to moderate water resources maintenance and operations. For additional information about these positions, please visit our website at www.winooskivt.org


The City of Lebanon, New Hampshire is currently seeking interested and qualified applicants for the Full Time position of Wastewater Plant Operator as further described below:

DESCRIPTION
Position performs skilled operational work for the Public Works Department by ensuring that wastewater treatment and infrastructure performance meet federal and state regulations. May serve as the Wastewater Treatment Superintendent in his/her absence.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: performs daily operations and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and facilities to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and requirements; generates operating reports and maintains necessary and appropriate records as required by department and city policies and procedures and state and federal regulations, including the review and revision of standard operating procedures; monitors SCADA system and adjusts controls to regulate flow and treatment; operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate the flow and chemicals into the treatment system; cleans, services and makes minor repairs to all treatment equipment, including pumps, mixers, and related equipment; performs general preventative maintenance tasks necessary for the care of the treatment plant facilities including janitorial duties; and assists in the construction, repair or maintenance of the utilities collection and distribution system as required.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
A candidate for this position should have an Associate’s Degree, three (3) to five (5) years experience at a water or wastewater treatment plant facility, a NH DES Grade IV Wastewater Operator Certification, and a Valid Driver’s License.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
A City of Lebanon Employment Application and complete job description are available on the City’s website at http://www.lebanonnh.gov/jobs.

A City of Lebanon Employment Application is required. Forward completed applications to: City of Lebanon, Human Resources, 51 North Park Street, Lebanon, NH 03766 or to human.resources@lebcity.com.

Application review and interviews will be ongoing. Therefore, interested applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Salary Range: $21.74 - $26.02 per hour; starting rate of $21.74 per hour
EOE


Environmental Laboratory Job Opening

Description
Environmental Laboratory is seeking qualified applicants for a full time position at our Lebanon, NH laboratory. Work with a team of chemist and environmental professionals. This position has both technical and administrative elements. You will be working with both the analytical staff and our customers. The successful candidate must be reliable, demonstrate good technical skills and have a commitment to positive customer service. Preference will be given to applicants with a bachelor or associate's degree in science and/or experience in water/wastewater industry. Duties include: Processing and logging environmental samples into the database software Providing technical information to clients about analyses and sampling Preparing sampling materials for customers Providing office support, including answering telephone, filing, processing mail and scheduling. Generating final reports and invoices

Location
Endyne, Inc. Is a locally owned Vermont based company with three NELAC accredited laboratories in the region. Full time benefits include vacation, sick time, holidays SIMPLE IRA retirement plan, Flex spending account, Health and Dental. Application deadline is March 1st. Please forward resume, including references to rlamothe@endynelabs.com or mail to Endyne, Inc., 56 Etna Road, Lebanon, NH 03766.


Town of Hinesburg, VT
Water/Wastewater Operator

The Town of Hinesburg is accepting applications for the position of Water/Wastewater Operator. Minimum requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years applicable experience in all phases of water/wastewater system operation and maintenance. VT GD2 Domestic WW operator Certification preferred.
  • Significant knowledge of Vermont regulatory and reporting requirements to ensure compliance with all conditions of water and wastewater permits.
  • Ability to deal with the public in a positive manner.
  • Sense of humor.

The Town of Hinesburg offers a competitive salary ($21.42 to $22.78/HR, DOQ) and generous benefits package, including a $5000.00/year health insurance buyout if you have sufficient coverage from elsewhere. Position open until 2/24/2017. Application and a detailed job description are available on Town of Hinesburg website (www.hinesburg.org) or from Erik Bailey, Director of Utilities, 10632 Route 116, Hinesburg, VT 05461; 802-482-6097 or ebailey@hinesburg.org.


CITY OF BURLINGTON, VERMONT
Working Foreman ­ Water Resources

Join the City of Burlington's Water Resources Division at our Water Treatment Plant. This position is responsible for providing on-site leadership, direction and technical expertise to field service crew members engaged in installing, maintaining and repairing the City's Water Metering and Distribution system and connections. Required: High School Diploma or equivalent; three years experience in underground water infrastructure and/or meter construction, maintenance and repair with at least one year in a supervisory role; Class B CDL required at time of application; obtain Class A CDL within one year of hire; and VT State Operator Classification Class D required or ability to obtain within one year of hire.

The portal for application is https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burlingtonvt


Water/Wastewater Operator

Utility Partners is looking for a full time employee. The position would be Assistant Project Manager. This person would have to be team oriented, self-motivated and willing to learn all aspects of the water and wastewater field. Prior experience preferred. Will need a strong safety, mechanical and electrical back ground. Will need the ability to troubleshoot process control and mechanical issues. Reliable transportation a must. Will be required to get a CDL, Grade3 wastewater certification and a grade 2 water certifications within a specified time frame. If you think you might be a good fit for our company, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Utility Partners
P.O. Box 175
St. Johnsbury, Vt 05819


To Whom It May Concern:

The Village of Derby Center Water Company is seeking proposals from qualified engineering firms for corrosion control in its drinking water distribution system. Proposals must be received by January 20, 2017 to be considered.

The Village of Derby Center operates a slow sand filtration system which draws water from a well and Derby Pond. There are approximately 1,000 residential and commercial users on the system.

The project completion date required by the State is June 2018

The Village seeks assistance with the following which must be part of your proposal to the Village:

Scope of work to be performed-
Financing options grants/loans, bond votes if necessary
Permitting requirements (State, local, Federal)
Engineering
Construction/ Inspection services
Schedule for planning, designing, consulting and completion of project
Biographical information and references of similar projects

Village reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals.

For more details/information contact the office at the above address or phone number or Marcel Caron. Public Works Director at 802-766-2844.

The Trustees/ Water Commissioners will hold a special meeting on 1/24/2017 to open and review proposals.

Village Trustees: Rosaire Fortin, Stephen Mengel & William Jenne


Master Plumber Job Opening at Mount Snow Resort

Mount Snow Resort in Southern VT is currently looking for a Master Plumber to perform a variety of plumbing inspections, installations and repairs including buildings and water systems, waste disposal, drainage and gas systems in company facilities such as condos, hotels, lodges and offices. Oversee and coordinate the plumbing functions projects.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and provide for the safe conditions and operations of all plumbing systems for Mount Snow facilities.  Maintain the flow and drainage of water, air, and other gases by assembling, installing, and repairing pipes, fittings, and plumbing fixtures district-wide.
  • When needed, create as-built drawings of existing plants.  Identify parts and valves.
  • Diagnose and determine sources of plumbing malfunctions and complete repairs as indicated or according to work orders. Inspect job upon completion and ensure areas are clean.
  • Maintain accurate records on material and labor used. Protect company assets and security.
  • Maintain inventory of tools, equipment, and materials. Plan and order parts and materials. Select material and hardware and make time and materials estimate.
  • Provide related technical support needed to obtain permits and carry out field work for specific projects, including project planning, preparation of preliminary and final designs, coordination of in-house activities with outside consultants and contractors, liaison work with State officials, and the like.
  • Perform a variety of general research and development functions, including development of innovative techniques, solutions to special engineering problems, and the like.
  • Provide for timely inspection of boilers/pressure vessels/sprinkler systems/exhaust systems/building life safety codes/insurance/flammable materials/hazardous wastes/etc. by regulatory bodies.
  • Create and maintain back-up procedures and emergency plans for failure or disruption of above mentioned systems; training in the operation/maintenance/repair of above systems; provide diagnostic assistance in the operation and repair of above systems.
  • Train and oversee the work of plumbing workers and oversee, as needed, sub-contractors.
  • Ensure all safety standards, audits and processes are followed.  Minimize the health and safety risks and maintain a safe work area.  Perform duties in a manner to maximize safety and minimize risk to employees or the public.  Hold managers and staff to the same standard

Qualifications:

  • Education/Certification:  High school diploma or GED plus VT Master’s license.
  • Complete knowledge of plumbing repairs, maintenance, and installations techniques, Complete knowledge of plumbing codes, Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and written reference materials, Ability to diagnose and resolve problems
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Ski industry experience desirable. Familiarity with relevant government regulations and permit processes.
  • Familiarity/contacts with consultants/contractors and State agencies with which Mount Snow deals desirable.

Please visit www.mountsnow.com/ to apply.  EOE


Water/Wastewater Engineer - Waterbury, VT

Weston & Sampson is seeking a Project Engineer experienced in municipal Water and Wastewater Engineering at our Waterbury, VT office. Waterbury is a community nestled between the state's capitol Montpelier and Vermont's largest city Burlington. With access to the amenities of larger communities, Waterbury also serves as the gateway to many recreational opportunities.

Weston & Sampson, established in 1899 has been servicing Vermont for over 40 years. Our Waterbury office offers quality engineering services to the Vermont community while being backed by a team of over 400 professionals that are a valued resource to our Vermont staff and clients. The successful candidate will assist with the planning and design of water supply and wastewater projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Project Design services associated with:

  • Engineering studies
  • Conceptual and final plans
  • Project specifications and bidding
  • Visit job sites to perform tasks such as construction administration and observation

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. or M.S. Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering required
  • P.E. license in Vermont required (or ability to obtain within 12 months)
  • 4 - 10 years' experience in a related position required
  • AutoCAD , GIS and Water Cad Modeling Experience a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Please forward resume to: Ken Bisceglio, PE at bisceglk@wseinc.com or call 802-244-5051 x6000


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