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Free desk and/or HP Color Plotter (DesignJet 500ps).

Contact Vermont Rural Water Association at 802-660-4988 ext. 305. Click here for a photo.


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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Jobs

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Veolia North America, the world’s largest environmental solutions company, is searching for a full time O&M Tech I for its Smugglers’ Notch location.

The person in this role will operate and maintain water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in site facilities to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements.

Requirements:

Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions).

Must be able to obtain the VT Grade 2 wastewater certification and VT Class 4B water certification within one year or as approved by the Chief Operator.

Must be able to serve rotational on-call and weekend assignments.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

The employee filling this entry level position will work under the direct supervision of more senior operators, but must be able to work independently when performing a variety of manual functions.

Interested applicants should send resumes to paige.robichau@veolia.com.


Employment Opportunity

The North Bennington Board of Water Commissioners is accepting applications for one (1) full time Water Operator position in the North Bennington Water Department.

The operator will be required to perform tasks related to the operation and maintenance of the water treatment facility and water distribution system. The position works with and reports to the Superintendent of Water, requires alternate weekend and holiday duty and response to emergencies as they arise. Minimum requirements are: High School diploma or equivalent, a clean driver’s license and reliable transportation, effective communication skills, strong work ethic, basic math and computer skills. Candidate will be required obtain a Vermont Class 4B Water Operator’s license within two years from date of hire. Ideal candidates will possess a Vermont Class 4 Water Operator’s license or have water operations experience. A maximum thirty minute emergency response time to North Bennington is preferred.

For questions please contact Superintendent, Theodore Fela at 802-442-3883.

Please send resume to:
North Bennington Water Department
PO Box 343
North Bennington, VT 05257

Resumes must be received by February 15, 2019. The North Bennington Board of Water Commissioners is an equal opportunity employer.


TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD, VT
PLANT OPERATOR

The Town of Springfield, VT is seeking a Plant Operator for a Full-Time position at the Wastewater Treatment/Composting/PTF/Wastewater Collection Plant. Position requires routine daily tasks concerning the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant(s), pumping stations, composting facility and PTF. Performs functions such as screening, grit removal, filtration, sedimentations, disinfection, sludge processing, pumping, composting, and PTF/wastewater collection. Custodial duties include mowing, snow removal, general work on divisional grounds and buildings. Requires an understanding of job safety. A High School Diploma or GED with associates courses and experience relating to the Water/Sewer Division. Must possess a clean valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License, must be able to acquire a Commercial Drivers License within one year of hire. Certified State of Vermont Water Pollution Control License – Operator Grade 1 or better. Grade 17 – union position with benefits (Pay Range $17.06 - $23.97 depending on CDL requirement and certifications. Apply at the Human Resource Manager’s Office, 96 Main Street, Springfield, VT. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Equal Opportunity Employer.


Champlain Water District
Dedicated to Quality Water & Service
First In The Nation ~ Excellence In Water Treatment, Partnership For Safe Water

Job Opening
General Manager

The Champlain Water District (CWD) is an award winning regional water supplier having the distinction of receiving the first in the Nation “Excellence in Water Treatment Award” from the Partnership for Safe Water. CWD is seeking applications from highly-qualified candidates for the position of General Manager. CWD is located in northwestern Vermont and is a municipally chartered wholesale water supplier serving 75,000 people within 12 served municipal water systems with 25,000 connections.

The CWD General Manager reports to an elected Board of Water Commissioners and is responsible to manage three annuals budgets totaling $9.2M with a staff of 35 employees. Employee shall function as the chief executive, administrative and operating officer of the District. This employee shall also provide oversight of any given local municipal water distribution system being managed and/or operated, or owned by the Champlain Water District, either by contract, assignment, or purchase. Employee shall be responsible for managing and conducting all business of the District. Employee will develop information and guidelines for the Board of Commissioners to aid the Board in establishing policy, and executing necessary and/or desirable District business.

Candidate must have a minimum of ten years of advanced knowledge and experience in waterworks management in a supervisory, administration and/or management capacity; or a closely related utility or environmental field. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required, with a Master’s degree desired in business administration or engineering. The salary range for this position is $85,959 to $103,483, including an excellent benefits package. Resume Deadline: January 11, 2019. Anticipated start date for this position is April 1, 2019. Equal Opportunity Employer. For a complete job description: www.champlainwater.org.

Submit cover letter and resume to:

Director of Human Resources
Champlain Water District
403 Queen City Park Road
S. Burlington, VT 05403
Email: tracy.bessette@champlainwater.org


Town of Brattleboro
Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator

Full time position available with the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Chief Operator oversees daily operations and is responsible for all state testing and permit requirements. Supervises crew of four employees. State of Vermont Pollution Abatement Facility Operator Domestic III License or greater required. Equivalent certification from another state recognized by the State of Vermont acceptable if certification can be transferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Annual salary range is- $67,000 to $72,000, plus good benefit package. Send application to Town Manager’s Office, Attn: WWTP, 230 Main Street #208, Brattleboro, VT 05301, or by e-mail to: tmsecretary@brattleboro.org, by 5:00pm on Friday, December 28, 2018. Detailed job description and employment application can be found at wwww.brattleboro.org.

The Town of Brattleboro is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ applicants, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply, recognizing and respecting that diverse perspectives and experiences are valuable to our team and essential to our public service. 


Water & Sewer Superintendent

Hinsdale, NH (4,000) Oversees water distribution system and sewer lines; operating budget of $564,796; 2 FTE’s. Qualifications: 5+ years in water distribution and sewer collection system construction, repair, alteration, and maintenance; 5 years supervisory experience, NH Water Distribution System Operator Grade II, NH Water Treatment Grade I, NE Water Pollution Control Association Collection System Operator Grade II; on call for emergencies; OR equivalent of education and experience. Salary range to $71,531. DOQ. EOE. Resume/cover in confidence as PDF to: recruitment@mrigov.com by 12/10 INFORMATION: www.mrigov.com/career.


Electrician - Union Position
CITY OF RUTLAND, Vermont
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

Electrician is responsible for the electrical installation and repairs in all City owned buildings, equipment, and traffic signals. Works under general supervision of the City Engineer and performs a variety of skilled electrical installation, maintenance and repair tasks to traffic signals, video detection systems, computerized traffic network and City owned street lights, and related electrical or electronic equipment; plans, organizes, and follows preventative maintenance schedules for traffic signalized intersection equipment; and maintains accurate related records. Maintenance and repair of electrical equipment at the Wastewater and Water Treatment Plants. Requires knowledge of skilled electrical maintenance and repair methods, practices, and procedures and the ability to respond quickly to restore service of malfunctioning equipment and street lights to ensure public safety. Minimum of five years’ experience in electrical operations. High School Diploma or equivalent, Possess a valid Vermont State Master Electrician's license, Commercial Driver’s License.

EXTERNAL POSTING: November 2, 2108

POSTING CLOSES: November 15, 2018

Application information including a job description are available at https://www.rutlandcity.org/index.asp?SEC=813CAF53-B58A-494C-93C2-F06FDC7B0F3E&Type=B_BASIC


Water and Wastewater Operator

The Stratton Corporation is seeking a Water and Wastewater operator to work full time for the public utilities owned by the Winhall-Stratton Fire District #1. The Operator will perform a variety of tasks related to the operation and maintenance of the public utilities including water and wastewater treatment, production, distribution, collection and disposal systems. A two or four year degree in a related field is preferred as is strong technical and mechanical skills. The candidate must be able to obtain a Vermont Class 3 Water, Grade 1 DM Wastewater and Grade 1 Laboratory license within two years of the date hired and must possess a valid Vermont driver’s license. This is a year-round, full time position eligible for all of the benefits Stratton Corporation offers including health insurance, 401K retirement plans, ski passes and retail discounts. The starting pay is $18.00 to $20.00 depending on qualifications, 30 minute maximum on-call response time to Stratton is required.


Plant Operations Manager

The Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District is currently accepting resumes for a Plant Operations Manager.  As one of New England’s largest clean water treatment plants, the facility provides biological nutrient removal treatment for flows originating in the greater Worcester area and also provides biosolids management using incineration for numerous Massachusetts communities.  Candidates will be responsible for supervision of a department of twenty operators who sustain the 24/7 staffed operation of the wastewater treatment plant. The plant operations manager participates as part of a team of managers who prioritize and plan facility projects and needs ranging from hiring and training to routine maintenance and long-term capital upgrades and improvements.  The work involves significant technical knowledge as well as considerable independent judgement in planning work and making decisions. Responsibilities include adherence to regulatory requirements including NPDES permitting, federal and state air permit compliance, and storm water reporting. Other responsibilities include annual purchase agreements for chemicals and energy, including coordination of solar energy sites. The plant operations manager coordinates the control and management of hauled wastes including sludge and septage.

Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with major work in chemistry, life sciences, environmental engineering, or a related field.  A minimum of 10 years’ experience in wastewater treatment, three years in a supervisory capacity is expected. Candidates shall have the ability to obtain a MA Grade 7C Wastewater Operator’s License.  Competitive wage and benefits include MA state retirement system.

Send letter of interest and resume to:  Liz Mailhot, Human Resources, Upper Blackstone WPAD, 50 Route 20, Millbury, MA 01527, emailhot@ubwpad.org.


Wastewater Operator

The City of Barre is seeking a Wastewater Operator to join our team! The Wastewater Operator will perform a variety of tasks and assist staff with specialized technical functions related to the operation and maintenance of the City operated wastewater plant.

This is a full time position with a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, life and short term disability insurance, health savings account for medical care, paid time off,

Requirements
Good mechanical skills with general knowledge of plumbing and electrical systems. Laboratory testing and reporting procedures, pump operation/maintenance knowledge is required. Vermont Grade 4 Wastewater Certification preferred. For more information please visit the City of Barre Website at www.barrecity.org/hr/ or call 802-476-0241.


Water/Wastewater Facilities Operator

Simon Operation Services is seeking a mechanically inclined Operator for our water/wastewater facilities in the SW part of Vermont. Some weekend hours are required. We offer health and dental insurance, a pension plan, and a competitive salary. Please email PSimon@simonop.com.


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


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


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