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This Utilities Engineer position reports to the Development Section of the Department of Utilities. The Development Team is responsible for the oversight of all land development proposals and the orderly expansion of the county water and wastewater systems. This occurs through these development projects, master planning, and the department's capital projects.

 
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator to operate rubber tire backhoes and excavators to dig excavations around waterlines; perform maintenance and repairs; operate other construction equipment and perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks related to waterline maintenance and repair. Perform other work as required.  
Loudoun Water is seeking a Community Systems Plant Operator who will be responsible for operating and maintaining water, wastewater, and on-site treatment facilities along with their associated distribution and collection systems. This will include being the site lead for assigned facilities.
The Town of Leesburg is seeking a journey-level Utility Plant Operator within its Water Supply Division for the Department of Utilities.  The Water Supply Division is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Town’s Kenneth B. Rollins Water Treatment Plant (WTP), one well, five water storage tanks, and four water booster stations.
The Town of Leesburg is seeking a Utility Plant Operator Trainee within its Water Supply Division for the Department of Utilities.  The Water Supply Division is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Town’s Kenneth B. Rollins Water Treatment Plant (WTP), one well, five water storage tanks, and four water booster stations.
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking an Engineering Supervisor to be responsible for managing and supervising the operation and overall performance of the Department of Utilities' Development Section.
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Utility Worker I to install and repair water lines, services, meters, hydrants, and other associated maintenance equipment; pavement restoration; use of power hand tools, shovels, picks and other associated materials and equipment; complete work orders. Perform other work as required. 
Procurement Technician Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for a Procurement Technician who will be responsible for providing procurement expertise on all matters relating to the procurement of goods, services (both professional and non-professional), construction, and insurance for Loudoun Water in accordance with applicable federal, state, local laws, and Loudoun Water policies and procedures. Work involves extensive public contact and requires the exercise of considerable judgment, initiative, and discretion.
Loudoun Water has immediate openings for Project Managers in its Capital Programs department. The Capital Programs department is instrumental to the delivery of Loudoun Water’s Capital Improvement Program. The Project Managers will be responsible for design and construction administration of a variety of water, wastewater, and reclaimed water projects.
Loudoun Water has an immediate opening for a Planning Engineer in the Planning and Water Resources Department. The Planning Engineer will be responsible for supporting the development of a variety of planning studies for our drinking water, wastewater, water reuse, and community systems programs. Experience with hydraulic modeling of water and wastewater systems is highly desirable as well as relevant experience in utility master planning for water distribution and wastewater collection, planning studies, and data analysis related to water supply and water resources. Responsibilities include technical oversight and project management.
We are seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented Instrumentation / Control System Technician with problem-solving skills to install, maintain, troubleshoot, calibrate, and repair or replace a wide variety of industrial control system equipment including programmable logic controllers (PLCs), variable frequency drives (VFD’s), Supervisory, Control, and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, process sensors, and other electronic equipment related to the water industry. ISA CCST certification is highly desired.
As the Utilities Capital Project Accountant in the Finance and Administrations Division of the Department of Utilities, you will be joining a highly dynamic and results oriented Finance team. The goal of the accounting team is to ensure the financial integrity of the department for our utility customers. You will be a key resource providing supporting responsibilities for year-end audits, fiscal year budgets, ten-year cash flow projections, capital improvement program, and rate modelling.
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Utility Plant Mechanic to perform maintenance and repairs to the water distribution system including pump stations, storage tanks and other associated equipment. Respond to customer complaints regarding pressure problems or water quality; complete work orders on a laptop computer; use shovels for hand excavations; perform heavy lifting; maintain equipment and supplies. Perform other work as required.
With a strong, diverse, and exciting backlog of municipal engineering assignments, RK&K is looking for a self-motivated and highly collaborative Project Manager, P.E. to lead a variety of municipal water/wastewater infrastructure projects involving feasibility studies, engineering design, preparation of construction documents, and construction management. As a Project Manager in our Water/Wastewater group, you will have an opportunity to deliver complex and rewarding projects while marketing municipal clients in the Hampton Roads and Mid-Atlantic regions from our practice in Newport News or Virginia Beach, VA.
RK&K has an immediate and exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join our team in Virginia Beach, VA, and help implement cutting-edge technology advancements in municipal and commercial utility systems. As an Electrical Engineer at RK&K you will support the evaluation, design, commissioning and troubleshooting of electrical and instrumentation and control systems for water and wastewater transmission/conveyance, storage and treatment, natural gas transmission, and related facilities.
To collect water and wastewater samples and perform precise analyses on the samples, prepare proper and legible records, maintain equipment and supplies, and operate the laboratory in a safe, clean, and efficient manner.
The James City Service Authority seeks career-minded individuals to perform experienced work operating, maintaining, and repairing the James City Service Authority’s (JCSA’s) Water Production Section’s facilities, equipment and related appurtenances. There are five levels of Waterworks Operator distinguished by the level of the work performed and the qualifications of the employee and the requirements of the position being filled. The work location and the Water System/Facility classification being operated will dictate the minimum level of Waterworks Operator required.
 
Under broad guidance, the Project Manager is responsible for:
a. Managing capital improvement, operating budget and VDOT/locality projects assigned to the Design & Construction Division throughout HRSD including planning, design, construction, and start-up phases
b. Coordinating with local, state and federal jurisdictions and agencies
c. Managing and/or participating in the procurement of Professional Services, materials, and construction services to achieve project goals
d. Serving as a resource for the resolution of problems and technical evaluations related to operations, equipment, structures or other appropriate issues
e. Providing engineering support to all departments within HRSD
f. Managing design, preparation of contract documents, contract administration and field inspection as required
g. Conducting all work in a manner that reflects the Mission, Vision and Values of HRSD and the Engineering Department and the Design & Construction Division Mission Statements.
 
 
Under broad guidance, the Chief of Design and Construction is responsible for:
a.Providing design and construction services using outside consultants and contractors
b.Providing limited in-house design capability
c.Providing guidance and direction to staff members
d.Managing Professional Services Annual Contracts and related programs
e.Communicating the HRSD Mission, Vision and Values and modeling the Engineering Department Mission Statement.
Under broad guidance, the Condition Assessment Manager is responsible for:
a. Developing, implementing and managing a comprehensive condition assessment program for all HRSD assets
b. Managing projects assigned to the Asset Management Division throughout HRSD including planning, design, and construction phases
c. Working closely with treatment plant and interceptor system managers to proactively identify project needs and program in accordance with asset management data
d. Managing HRSD’s Corrosion Protection Program
e. Coordinates condition assessment efforts with engineers, contractors, and local governments as necessary
f. Perform coordination with local, state and federal jurisdictions and agencies
g. Managing the procurement of Professional Services selections, materials, and construction services to achieve project goals
h. Troubleshooting and serving as a resource for the resolution of problems and technical evaluations related to operations, equipment, structures or other appropriate issues
i. Performing design, preparation of contract documents, contract administration and field inspection as required
j. Performing data and statistical analysis including asset reliability modeling, root cause failure analysis, remaining useful life predictions, and life cycle cost analysis  
k. Ability to model and analyze asset condition with computer models:  demonstrates an understanding of strengths/limitations of such models
l. Developing maintenance data standards and monitoring key performance indicators to manage risk and sustain asset performance
m. Coordinating emergency preparedness and disaster response planning 
n. Providing technical engineering support to the Asset Management Division
o. Meeting the Mission, Vision and Values of HRSD and the specific needs of the department as defined in the Engineering Department Mission Statement
                   
 
Under broad guidance, the Hydraulic Analysis Manager is responsible for:
a. Managing the Regional Hydraulic Model (RHM), which includes model calibration using master metering data, updating the model geodatabase from locality and HRSD data
b. Performing hydraulic analyses to evaluate system capacity and conveyance infrastructure sizing
c. Ensuring HRSD policies are consistently applied throughout the Service Area
d. Serving as a liaison between HRSD and Localities
e. Ensuring the regional sanitary sewer system is in compliance with all capacity-related regulatory requirements
f. Reviewing and providing guidance on all proposed development within the HRSD Service Area
g. Strategic planning of the Regional Wastewater System
h. Providing strategic planning, risk management, and professional services for internal and external customers
Under the general supervision of the Water Operations Supervisor, the Operator will perform responsible skilled duties related to the efficient and proper operation of the water facilities of the Bedford Regional Water Authority (“Authority”)

James City Service Authority (JCSA) is seeking an individual to perform responsible engineering work including design, construction and administration of capital improvement projects or programs, review and approval of development projects, studies and analyses for water/wastewater systems, and inspection of public and private development and capital improvement projects related to water/wastewater facilities. There are levels of Civil Engineer distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

The James City Service Authority seeks career minded individuals to perform experienced work maintaining and repairing control system equipment such as electrical, electronic, microprocessor and variable frequency drives, electro-mechanical, power generation and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) components.
 
General Description: This is a professional skilled position. The incumbent performs complex technical tasks related to the operation, expansion, and planning of the County's public water and sanitary sewer systems.
The James City Service Authority seeks career-minded individuals to assist, learn and perform work operating, maintaining, and repairing the JCSA’s Water Production Facilities including wells, storage units and booster stations and related mechanical equipment.  There are three levels in the Water Production series distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee. Position is eligible for Full-Time County Benefits
James City Service Authority (JCSA) is seeking an individual to perform responsible work installing, maintaining, repairing, and constructing the James City Service Authority (JCSA) water distribution systems. There are four (4) levels in the Water Distribution Utility Worker series distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee. Position is eligible for Full-Time County Benefits.
The James City Service Authority seeks motivated individual to perform responsible work installing, maintaining, repairing, and constructing the JCSA’s water and wastewater systems. There are four levels in the Wastewater Collection series distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee. Position is eligible for Full-Time County Benefits
The Town is seeking a skilled leader at our Wastewater Treatment Plant to oversee operations, maintenance, and supervision of a high-performing work team. The successful candidate must possess a Class I Wastewater Operators License.
The hiring range is $70,000.00 to $85,000.00 dependent upon management experience and qualifications. The Town offers superior benefits including automatic enrollment in the Virginia Retirement System; health, vision, and dental benefits; disability and life insurance.

Responsibilities: The Engineering Manager provides assistance to the Engineering Department in the areas of system management and operation, design and construction of new facilities, facilities upgrades, facility expansions, and related programs.  See full job description for complete list of essential job functions and required knowledge and skills.

This is a technical position and is for a Water Plant Operator at the Doswell Water Treatment Plant. An experienced operator with a State of Virginia issued water treatment license is preferred; however, persons without experience or license will be considered.
 
The water plant operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This position requires operators to work 12 hour shifts which rotate from day to night on a weekly cycle. Operators work approximately 14 days per month. Please note that this position has State water licensing requirements that begin within 24 months of hiring date. In-house training opportunities are available to help meet this requirement.

 
The Town is seeking a Utility Line Technician in the Water and Sewer Maintenance department. This position performs skilled work in the installation, repair, and maintenance of water and sewer lines. Extended hours are often required for emergency response, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
The Town of Front Royal is seeking a trainee or an experienced operator at its Water Treatment facility. A Plant Operator performs responsible technical work in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant and related equipment. The Town offers a competitive salary based on experience, certifications, and job performance.
Fairfax Water is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Engineer II/III. Under the supervision of the Chief, System Planning, this position will assist with engineering studies, hydraulic analysis, and other necessary tasks needed to support the operation of and long-range planning of Fairfax Water’s transmission and distribution facilities.
This position is responsible for a variety of engineering, technical, managerial, supervisory, and administrative tasks related to the planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the operation of; storm water management, MS-4 permitting, solid waste management, recycling, and urban forestry for the Department of Public Works and Capital Projects. Work includes managing staff resources, contracts and promoting storm water, environmental and solid waste activities through public education, outreach, code compliance and enforcement. This position requires a high degree of professional engineering judgment and technical civil engineering experience in the fields of storm water management design, inspection, maintenance, and flood control.
Eagle Eyrie Baptist Conference Center is seeking an Operator for its Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Operator performs responsible technical work in maintaining the Wastewater Treatment Plant and its related equipment. The Operator also ensures that all Virginia laws and permits applicable to the operation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant are met.
 
Virginia Beach Public Utilities Technical Services is seeking a critically thinking and self-learning individual to assist with upcoming technology-related departmental projects while maintaining existing systems. This individual will work as a member of the Public Utilities Operations Technical Services team.
The Town of Berryville is accepting applications for a full-time permanent career position in its water and wastewater treatment facilities. While licensed, professional operators are preferred, entry level candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED), the ability to consistently, accurately and legibly enter information into log sheets and books, to perform basic maintenance procedures, and have a general knowledge of the occupational hazards associated with water utility work. A basic math skills test will be part of the interview process.