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(Posted 05-16-2022)

Lehigh County Authority is seeking an Asset Management Technology Analyst to join their Allentown, PA team. In this role, you’ll be a part of a new and exciting department that supports the Asset Management Technology team in planning, developing, implementing, and maintaining the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). If you enjoy working with leading-edge technology in the GIS and CMMS field, with continuous opportunities to learn and help drive initiatives, this is the role for you!

Apply to:  https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=o4XHjfwL&s=epwpcoa

(Posted 05-11-2022)

The Borough of Hamburg, Berks County, PA is currently hiring a full time salaried Water/Wastewater Superintendent to oversee the operation of the Hamburg Municipal Authority’s water and wastewater treatment plants and systems. Applicants should have (1) a high school diploma or GED, (2) 3-5 years in a supervisory role, (3) Wastewater B license subclass 1, (4) Water C subclasses 1, 7, 8 & 12, (5) experience with PA DEP reporting forms (6) a valid PA driver’s license, (7) Financial experience in budgeting and operating accounts, (8) ability to be on call and attend monthly Municipal Authority meetings. Salary range based on experience/qualifications.

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter, resume, along with salary history to the attention of Council President, Loralee LaVentura, 61 North 3rd Street, Hamburg, PA 19526 or via email to: jobs@hamburgboro.com. Deadline to apply no later than May 27, 2022.

(Posted 05-09-2022)

Riordan Materials Corporation is currently seeking a Technical Sales Engineer (TSE) who is charged with building relationships with the companies we represent, Consulting Engineers, Contractors, and End Users to maximize Riordan’s presence and credibility within our sales territory. The TSE is responsible for working with our outside salesmen in developing solutions for a given project from the initial design, through project iterations, developing the bidding strategy, and staying involved with the project through construction and startup.

• FORMAL EDUCATION: A Bachelor's degree in Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, or Environmental Engineering is highly preferred. Direct work experience in the municipal and industrial water/wastewater market (consulting, operations, construction, etc.) may be substituted for the engineering degree if sufficient in length and exposure to the market.
• Ability & willingness to become a technology expert in several of our core technologies, including submersible pump stations, aeration & mixing systems, water/wastewater treatment technologies.
• Must be highly organized and responsive.
• Strong communication skills to interact with customers, engineers, and contractors.
• Ability to work with minimal oversight and direction.
• Flexibility and willingness to adjust work schedule.

• Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment systems and technologies.
• 3-5 years of related experience is preferred, but not required.
• Demonstrates knowledge of sales concepts and practices, product line sales management, and channel partner management.
• Experience with equipment suppliers, contractors, consulting engineers, and end users.
• Ability to have periodic travel (project site inspections/meetings, technical conferences, product trainings, etc.).

Riordan Materials Corporation will provide training as needed, a competitive salary (based on experience), robust bonus plan, full medical & retirement (401k) benefits, professional association membership(s), and flexible vacation options and working conditions.

Email contact information and resume to admin@riordanmat.com


(Posted 04-06-2022)

Operates, monitors, maintains, and troubleshoots activated sludge wastewater treatment facility and its biological processes in an effort to prevent violations and keep waterways safe. The wastewater treatment plant is in operations 24/7, 365 days a year operation. Seven (7) day work week schedule. This is an experienced, skilled and technical level position capable of carrying out most assignments typical of position or specialty with limited guidance or review. Working under direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor, position is responsible for performing both light and heavy manual tasks requiring some specialized skills or knowledge in function and operations of the wastewater treatment facility. May use hand and/or portable tools to accomplish assigned tasks. Performs various analytical testing, process control analysis and data collection and entry.

Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:
• Plant walk-throughs to perform visual checks to include identifying operational issues, safety issues, and troubleshooting as necessary.
• Collect various process control sampling for analysis and data entry as directed by Shift Supervisors and/or Management.
• Assist Lead Plant Operator when assigned.
• Assist in Solids Building operations when assigned.
• Inspection/Cleaning of the Scum System: Primary Settling Tanks*, Final Clarifiers*, Central Scum Well*, Scum Concentrator. *Pumping and/or back-flushing as necessary.
• Work on maintaining a quality solids control program.
• Inspection, task assignments, data collection of Fritz Island Grit Chamber and Pump Stations each shift.
• Monitor Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.
• Complete data entry in log books, check charts; convey necessary information via shift briefing. Completion of assigned work orders.
• Assist in loading and unloading of chemicals.
• Other tasks and assignments as necessary by Shift Supervisors and/or Management.
• Must complete National Incident Management System (NIMS) certification.

Educational/Experience Requirements
• High School Diploma or GED required.
• Previous experience in the operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant or in related work is preferred.
• Must obtain appropriate Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Wastewater Certificate within two (2) years of start date.
• Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License required.

PAY RATE: $22.87 per hour, 40 hours per week

Qualified, interested candidates must submit an employment application and a current resume at Assistant Plant Wastewater Operator (readingpa.gov)

(Posted 03-28-2022)

Job Position: Environmental Compliance Specialist – Industrial Pretreatment
Company: Lancaster Area Sewer Authority (LASA)
Location: Washington Boro, PA (Lancaster County)

As an Environmental Compliance Specialist with our Industrial Pretreatment program, you are part of the environmental services team and your enthusiasm for the protection, improvement, and preservation of the environment contributes to our mission of providing quality service to our customers.
You will engage with our commercial and industrial customers to provide compliance assistance through multiple channels such as phone, email, and on-site visits. You will develop skills and knowledge related to federal, state, and local regulations, permit writing, wastewater treatment unit operations, and regulatory reporting.
You are detail-oriented and apply that quality to reviewing permit applications, self-monitoring reports, and conducting inspections. The variety of this work allows you hands-on opportunities, such as field sampling and laboratory analysis.

Environmental decisions made both within our community and beyond are based upon the good work we do.
Our environmental services team includes members with degrees in Biology-Chemistry, Environmental Biology, and Microbiology. We are members of professional organizations, serve on committees, and participate in continuing education.
We work with other LASA teams including operations, engineering, and customer service to serve our community.

As a LASA employee, you can expect competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. The annual rate of pay for this position is $58,739 (28.24/hour). Benefits include medical, dental and vision with low co-pays and deductibles. Retirement benefits include an employer-sponsored contribution of 6% of your annual wages, with an option to match an additional 2% of employee contributions. Work-life balance is achieved through paid vacation, personal days, longevity days, and holidays. You will be supplied with a yearly clothing allowance, a cell phone and vehicle for work related activities.


(Posted 03-14-2022)

Are you seeking an opportunity to further your career with an organization that provides a rewarding, respectful, empowering, and safe work environment with opportunities for professional fulfillment? Then look no further! Lehigh County Authority is seeking an experienced SCADA Systems Analyst to join our team. Responsible for programming automation and control systems involving PLCs, the SCADA Systems Analyst supports both IT personnel and SCADA end users. If you are proficient with PLCs such as Allen Bradley, Modicon, Siemens or Omron and can create and read logic and flow diagrams for program design, programming, simulation, testing and start up, we want to hear from you!

Apply to: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=oxlUifwO&s=epwpcoa


(Posted 03-09-2022)

As a Compliance Manager at Lehigh County Authority in Allentown, PA, you will play a vital role in overseeing and managing compliance functions within the organization. If you are well versed in legal requirements and procedures and want to use your expertise to ensure LCA’s compliant, we want to hear from you!

Click here for full details.

What you need to thrive in this role:

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of two (5) years of water/wastewater compliance experience, with at least two (2) years of experience at a managerial / director level including supervision of a laboratory or associated lab contracts.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in technical discipline, chemistry, environmental science, or related field.
  • Prior experience overseeing an EPA approved Pretreatment Program.
  • PA Water and/or wastewater certification preferred.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of the state and federal regulatory compliance standards within the water / wastewater industries, including regulations such as the Federal and State Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System amendments.
  • Must have proven leadership skills and ability to build / maintain effective working relationships with others at various levels.
  • Demonstrated experience / abilities in planning, assigning, training, supervising, and evaluating staff and their work.
  • Ability to review, analyze, and make decisions and recommendations on significant operation and compliance-related issues.
  • Ability to independently handle necessary administrative matters, supervise and participate in the keeping of records and the preparation of reports, and express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Exceptional grammar skills, and the ability to create, review, edit, and revise copy
  • The ability and willingness to accept changing priorities and assume different or additional responsibilities based on the needs of the organization.

What we offer you

LCA offers competitive pay and robust benefits including:

  • Health, dental and vision coverage – covers employee and eligible dependents with affordable employee contributions.
  • Generous paid vacation, excused absence, personal days, and holidays.
  • Company provided life insurance.
  • Eligibility for two retirement plans – Pennsylvania Municipal Defined Benefit Retirement Plan and 457(Empower).

I’m interested, how do I get started? Apply to: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=oJpTifw3&s=PAAEL

(Posted 03-09-2022)

New Hanover Township, Montgomery County, PA seeks a skilled and experienced individual to serve as a Wastewater Operator (II or III). This successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of tasks required to ensure proper operation and maintenance of the WWTP facilities and collection system. Candidate must possess both mechanical and electrical aptitude. Previous wastewater experience is desirable but will train candidate that meets the other job requirements as described in job description located on the township website. FT, 36 hrs/wk (M-R standard schedule*), with monthly weekend on-call work. Must be able to perform manual labor and lift 80 lbs. Possess a PA DEP Wastewater System Class B Subclass 1,4 Operator Certification or the ability to acquire within 18 months of hire. A valid PA CDL B with air brakes and tanker endorsement and clean driving record or the ability to acquire the license within 6 months. Must pass drug/alcohol/physical exam. EOE. Qualified candidates for Operator II: $52,145.60-$59,342.40. Qualified candidates for Operator III: $37,315.20-$48,692.80.

Interested candidates should review the full job description (Operator II - Operator III and then fill out an employment application and email it to Brian Staehle at bstaehle@newhanover-pa.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

*Please note that the Township is beginning a 4-day-workweek (M-R) trial period effective January 1, 2022. Therefore, the candidate should understand the wage ranges are the same regardless of a 36-hour or 40-hour workweek.


(Posted 03-07-2022)

The Water & Wastewater Internship Program is a joint offering from local water and wastewater authorities. Participants 18 and over will gain practical work experience through a paid temporary work assignment. Through our multi-faceted approach, interns will have the opportunity to shadow industry professionals in a wide range of work experiences. The internship program will have participants rotating from one authority to another, spending 2-3 weeks at each location.
Veterans, adults wishing to make a career change, recent graduates and/or current students that meet the requirements will be considered.

You can learn more by visiting us at:
- http://water-wastewater-internship-program.com/
- or by sending us an email at wwip@mtmsa.org

(Posted 03-07-2022)

The Fredericksburg Sewer & Water Authority is looking for  Water / Wastewater Operator.

Job Description - Perform all tasks related to the water production / distribution and wastewater pumping / treating for a small sewer authority.

Click here for additional details. 

PAY RATE: COMPETITIVE – variable depending on experience and licenses held

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume and salary history to: resumes@steckbeck.net or Faxed to  717-272-7348.
Please reference WATER / WASTEWATER OPERATOR job title in email subject line.


(Posted 03-02-2022)

Under the direction of the Managing Director, provides senior leadership, policy direction, and strategic focus for the Department of Public Works including all engineering, traffic engineering, transportation, fleet maintenance, facilities maintenance, parks, streets, wastewater treatment plant, sanitary and storm water collection, and solid waste services.

Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:
• Leads the development of the department’s strategic plan and five-year capital improvement plan.
• Assures compliance with professional standards and overall engineering integrity of all facilities, equipment and rolling stock.
• Directs the continuous cost evaluation process and initiates cost saving and quality improvement initiatives.
• Provides consultation and advice to the Planning Commission, City Council and Administration.
• Functions as a member of the senior leadership team, serving as a resource and partner to the Managing Director and other department directors in studying major issues and trends in identifying special concerns or needs; makes recommendations for solutions.
• Takes leadership role in public meetings related to Public Works issues. 

Educational Requirements
• This position currently requires a professional engineer license however may be subject to change pending results of a referendum question in the May primary. Candidates without a professional engineer license are encouraged to apply but cannot be selected until requirement is eliminated. Applications will be accepted through May 31, 2022.
• Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management, engineering or other related field. Master’s degree is preferred.
• Possesses valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License

• Must have five (5) plus years of experience in the field of Public Works Administration, preferably with exposure to utilities operations and a unionized workforce.
• Demonstrated history of progressive and inclusive human resource practices.

Salary: $102,895.92

Qualified, interested candidates submit a cover letter, application and current resume at JOB VACANCY # JV 2022-09 Public Works Director (readingpa.gov). Questions – Email jobs@readingpa.gov

(Posted 03-02-2022)

The City of Reading seeks an energetic individual to lead the diverse team of managers, supervisors, and staff that operates and maintains a regional wastewater treatment plant and pump stations with continual staffing. This individual will coach and mentor the team while promoting proactive, collaborative communication to maintain strict permit compliance with the effluent quality. The successful individual will have a strong safety background and record with both leadership and training appropriate for a wastewater utility.

• Must have a thorough knowledge of principles, processes, methods, materials, and equipment common to Public Works and Utilities operations and management.
• Ability to develop and ensure staff compliance with standard safety practices and programs requiring coordination with others including the ability to work effectively with contractors, regulatory agencies, internal staff, and the public.
• Able to accept responsibility, make informed decisions, delegate responsibility, and motivate people in a coordinated manner toward a common goal.

Educational/Experience Requirements
• PA DEP Wastewater Operator Certification A,E – 1,4 or an equivalent license elsewhere in the US with the ability to obtain reciprocity in less than six months
• Ten years’ experience in domestic wastewater treatment with activated sludge processes, solids thickening and dewatering, and utilities management including operations, maintenance, safety, and laboratory
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental resource management, civil or environmental engineering, chemistry, or biology or related discipline desired; will consider significant classwork, education, and training in above areas in lieu of a formal degree
• Valid PA Driver’s License required

Salary $78,243.94

Qualified, interested candidates must submit a cover letter, employment application and a current resume at JOB VACANCY # JV 2022-21 Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager (readingpa.gov). Questions – Email jobs@readingpa.gov



(Posted 02-28-2022)

Full Time Opening for Wastewater Plant Operator, Excellent Compensation And Benefits DOQ, HS Diploma or GED And Valid Pa Drivers License Required, PaDEP WW Operator License Preferred.

To apply Send Resume to ENPWJSA, 200 Ross St, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 or Email: director@enpwjsa.org.

Job Description
This individual is responsible for the daily plant or solids handing operations and basic maintenance of various plant process equipment. This operator may be assigned to work in any area of the plant.

Description of basic duties/requirements:
1) Conduct basic preventive maintenance of equipment in assigned area
2) Required to complete annual training requirement per the Authority Permit
3) Must be able to conduct regular plant and solids handling operations
4) Conduct daily operations as indicated in work assignments manual
5) May be called in for emergency situations or during heavy rain or snowfall
6) All duties listed on daily worksheets, and any additional tasks, either verbal or written, issued by management

1) Knowledge of processes and equipment involved in wastewater treatment
2) Knowledge of basic scientific principles as they apply to plant operations
3) Knowledge of operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment equipment

Skills and Abilities:
1) Ability to work effectively with or without supervision in a variety of environments
2) Ability to work with others in a professional and cooperative manner
3) Must be able to organize and plan effectively
4) Must be able engage in physical activity, such as lifting and pushing
5) Ability to follow established procedure in an emergency situation
6) Required to work both indoors and out in a variety of weather conditions and operating environments
7) Able to operate computers and related equipment
8) Able to perform basic mathematical calculations
9) Able to maintain and evaluate records
10) Able to perform all assigned duties

Education and Experience:
1) Requires a high school diploma or GED certificate
2) One Year of experience in wastewater treatment plant operations

License/ Certification:
1) Valid PA Drivers license
2) PADEP certification : Plant Operator – NONE; Certified Plant Operator III – E-4; Certified Plant Operator II – A or B- 1 and/or 2, and E-4; Certified Plant Operator I – A-1,2 and E-4

(Posted 02-28-2022)

Becker Engineering, a civil engineering firm serving municipal water, wastewater, stormwater and land planning needs, is seeking an experienced CAD draftsman for a full-time position in our Lancaster office.

Qualified candidates will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Associate Degree in CAD or Civil Engineering Technology
  • Knowledge of Civil 3D to prepare drawings for water, wastewater and land development projects
  • Preparation of site plans, utility plans, profiles, engineering details, grading and stormwater design
  • Preparation of maps, plans and drawings utilizing GIS data
  • Ability to manipulate, manage and incorporate electronic survey data
  • Ability to perform construction site observations
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software – Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and their résumé to info@beckereng.net

(Posted 02-23-2022)

The East Norriton-Plymouth-Whitpain Joint Sewer Authority is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full-time laboratory technician.  Previous wastewater and/or commercial laboratory experience preferred.  Position requires some weekend work.  Flexible hours and comprehensive benefit package. Compensation based on qualifications and experience.

Email resumes to EPWLAB@ENPWJSA.ORG or via mail to East Norriton-Plymouth-Whitpain Joint Sewer Authority, 200 Ross Street, Plymouth Meeting, PA, 19462, Attn: Lab Manager.

(Posted 02-18-2022)

Land O’Lakes, Inc in Carlisle, PA is looking for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. Responsibilities include monitoring, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining waste water treatment plant and support equipment.

Hours: 6pm to 6am, approximate schedule. 2-2-3 rotation.

Wage: $28.47 per hour, DOE
$400 bonus after completing 90 day probationary period
$600 bonus after completing 6 months of employment
$1,000 bonus after completing 1 year of employment
Total of $2,000 bonus

Land O’Lakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as other company sponsored benefits.

Required Qualifications & Experiences:

  • 18 years or older
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Basic computer skills
  • Communicates WWTP status to leadership
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, follow verbal and written instructions and possess basic mathematical skills
  • Possess mechanical aptitude. Some experience with mechanical systems, utilizing product manuals, troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns, and reading mechanical drawings.
  • Ability to obtain WWTP Operator license within two years of employment.

Preferred Qualifications & Experiences:

  • 1+ years’ experience with basic electrical systems, compressors, welding, plumbing, conveyers, hydraulics, packaging, PLC, pneumatics, preventive maintenance, and pumps.
  • Ensures a safe working environment for self and others while performing assigned tasks
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to effectively work with a variety of people and departments
  • Ability to be flexible in work performed and schedule
  • Self-reliant and able to accurately work under limited supervision
  • Customer focused and able to work in a collaborative team
  • Adhere to all standard operating procedures (SOPs)

To apply go to https://careers.landolakesinc.com/us/en/job/R-19877/Waste-Water-Treatment-Plant-Operator-Night-Shift