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Job Postings
The City of Norfolk's Department of Utilities is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Construction Inspector II within our Division of Water Production. This person ensures construction compliance with codes and checks for potential safety problems, provides community relations and administrative duties, administers shoreline protection permits, and inspects activities in the reservoirs and watershed. Will also enforce state and local codes pertaining to erosion and sediment control and reservoir protection. Performs other duties as required.
The Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority Provides drinking water to the City of Charlottesville, VA and Albemarle County, VA. We are currently looking for a Water Department Manager. The Water Department Manager plans, direct and supervises all of the activities of the Water Department which includes five conventional surface water treatment plants and one groundwater treatment plant with some employees working 24 hour shifts.
Fairfax Water has an immediate opening for a Laboratory Quality Officer I/II. With direction from the Manager, Water Quality Laboratory and Compliance, administers and oversees a Quality Assurance Program (QAP) and Quality Control Program (QCP) of the laboratory operations, assists laboratory management with the oversight of federal, state, and local regulations, oversees the laboratory certifications and accreditations programs, and assists laboratory management with contract laboratory services agreements administration for a large public water supply facility and analytical services laboratory.
Water Resources Department is seeking Utility Line Technicians to repair and maintain water and sanitary sewer and storm sewer lines.  Successful candidates will perform routine and semiskilled work in a variety of construction, repair and maintenance assignments involving the use of various tools and equipment by performing the following duties. Normal starting pay for Utility Line Technician I is $14.10/hr.  After successful employees of one year as Utility Line Technician I employees are  eligible for progression to Utility Line Technician II - starting pay $15.51/hr.  After successful completion of one year as Utility Line Technician II employees are eligible for progression to Utility Line Technician III - starting pay $17.05/hr.  
Department of Water Resources Wastewater Treatment Plant is looking for  highly motivated Maintenance Mechanics with strong initiative to perform responsible skilled work in the maintenance, repair and installation of equipment in wastewater treatment.  Successful applicants must be able to assist in the repair and maintenance of a wide range of heavy industrial and intricate equipment.  
Do you want a job that makes a positive difference to the environment and the community?  Water Resources Department is seeking a Plant Instrumentation Technician to perform technical work in the installation, calibration, repair and maintenance of all electronic instrumentation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and ancillary equipment, including SCADA systems, SCADA network, and laboratory equipment.  
Water Resources Department is seeking a qualified GIS Analyst to provide a variety of technical duties to include but not limited to editing and maintenance of GIS data, creating maps and reports and providing project support to the department.

Water Resources Department, Wastewater Plant is seeking a Grit Screening Station Operator.  Duties include:

  • Performing routine semiskilled and heavy manual work in the handling and transfer of grit, screening, and other materials from the Wastewater Plant;
  • Operates  equipment including skidsteer, backhoe, forklift and roll-off 
  • Assists with the care and cleaning of Wastewater Treatment Facility buildings and grounds;
This position is a temporary position that works approximately 29 hours.  There is flexibility in your schedule.   
Compensation will be negotiated based on qualifications and relevant experience.
Responsible for administrative duties in support of the Authority’s Development Department, and other initiatives undertaken by the Engineering Services Division. 
 
The Project Administrator performs technical and administrative duties as well as customer service tasks related to development plan submittal/review/approval, requests for new services, procurement, project management, and construction contract administration.  Primary responsibilities include receipt and tracking of all submittals related to new development, management of project-related documents, and regular tracking and reporting of key performance indicators (KPIs) for assigned areas of responsibility.  Duties include interacting with, assisting, and coordinating activities of internal and external stakeholders, including the Authority’s Administrative Division, Operating Divisions, locality departments, customers, property owners, consultants, engineers, contractors, developers, trade associations, other utility providers, and outside regulatory agencies.
 
Provides planning, design, project management, and contract administration of various construction and engineering projects.  Responsibilities entail accountability based on measurable cost effective results for the substance, efficiency, productivity and quality of assigned projects.
The role of Engineering / GIS Technician is to support the Authority’s planning and asset management functions by providing field and office support for Geographic Information System (GIS), Mapping, and Asset Management programs and other activities managed by the Engineering Services Division. Specific duties include but are not limited to: Updating and maintaining the Authority's Asset System of Record, data quality control, data acquisition, data maintenance, and data transformation, and fulfilling data requests with a quick turn-around. The Engineering/GIS Technician assists in preparation of maps, data summaries and other visualizations to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal staff, the public, and other stakeholders.  An effective candidate for this position understands the importance of GIS at the Authority and is motivated to help advance the state of practice.
 
An ideal candidate for this position will have superb working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) fundamentals and demonstrable proficiency in industry standard GIS platforms such as ESRI products and platforms with demonstrable skills in database management and program development.
The City of Norfolk's Department of Utilities is seeking qualified applicants for an Equipment Operator III in our Wastewater Division. The person in this role will be responsible for driving various types of equipment to and from job sites, transporting crew, and doing routine maintenance on vehicles. 

The Department of Utilities is seeking qualified candidates for an Equipment Operator II in our Water Distribution Division. The Equipment Operator II is responsible for driving and operating large trucks used to deliver and haul away construction supplies, materials, and heavy equipment to job sites; transport heavy equipment, supplies, and materials to job sites and are responsible for servicing and performing minor maintenance on equipment; transporting personnel to work sites; assist with loading/unloading materials, job site tasks, and maintaining clean equipment and work areas.

The Department of Utilities is seeking qualified candidates for an Equipment Operator II in our Wastewater Division. The Equipment Operator II is responsible for driving and operating large trucks used to deliver and haul away construction supplies, materials, and heavy equipment to job sites; transport heavy equipment, supplies, and materials to job sites and are responsible for servicing and performing minor maintenance on equipment; transporting personnel to work sites; assist with loading/unloading materials, job site tasks, and maintaining clean equipment and work areas. 
Under the direction of the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, the person in this position performs the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of electrical and mechanical systems throughout the water and wastewater system.
Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, the person in this position is to perform assigned duties related to the efficient and proper operation of the water, wastewater, and support facilities of the Bedford Regional Water Authority.
Under the direction of the Preventative Maintenance Leader, the person in this position performs skilled work operating and maintaining audio-visual and computer equipment used in the internal inspection of sanitary sewer lines and customer service lines in addition to assisting with preventative maintenance programs.
Fairfax Water has an immediate opening for a Junior Plant Operator. This position will perform routine operational and general maintenance tasks involved in the operation of water treatment plant equipment and facilities on a rotating shift basis.
Fairfax Water is seeking a General Accounting Supervisor.  The position under limited supervision of the Accounting Manager, coordinates and oversees General Accounting programs that include accounts payables, accounts receivables, payroll, employee benefit payments, and procurement cards.
King George County Service Authority is looking for a Wastewater Manager.  This position supervises and develops wastewater treatment staff and participates in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant as necessary.  
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking an Electronics Control Specialist to troubleshoot, maintain, repair and install electrical control systems used for the maintenance of wastewater collection and water distribution systems. Maintain electrical equipment repair records using Infor IMS. Maintain and update Lock-Out-Tag-Out procedures. Modify and maintain PLC programs and equipment. Overtime required as needed. Perform other work as required
The Utilities Engineer will serve within the development section as project manager for proposals pertaining to the expansion, development, and planning of the county’s public water and wastewater systems.
This Utilities Department Principal Engineer will serve on the Construction Inspection Team as a project manager. The position is responsible for managing all facets of a project from design phase through construction completion. This includes all utility impacts associated with road improvement projects, including water and wastewater betterments, Utilities’ capital improvement projects, and Utilities’ Administration Building projects.