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Job Postings
Employer:  VA AWWA
 
The Virginia Section American Water Works Association (VA AWWA) is looking for a self-motivated, highly organized Training Coordinator to play an essential role in supporting the training needs of their membership.  This position will organize existing training efforts along with expanding training offerings in the future. 
Chesterfield County Utilities Department is currently seeking a Utilities Capital Project Accountant to perform work of considerable difficulty in providing supporting responsibilities for year-end audits, fiscal year budgets, ten-year cash flow projections, capital improvement program, and rate modelling by maintaining a complex system of accounts, records, and creating and maintaining work papers; records and completes the reconciliation of Utilities fixed assets and/or revenues, including bond proceeds to the general ledger, prepares requests to receive State or Federal awards or bond proceeds; assembles and analyzes data recognizing change and if there are any deficiencies recommends remedies; creates reports and formulates recommendations pertaining to the department’s financial stability. Perform other work as required. 
Chesterfield County Utilities Department is currently seeking a Utilities Operating Accountant to perform work of considerable difficulty in providing supporting responsibilities for year-end audits, fiscal year budgets, ten-year cash flow projections, operating budgets, revenue projections, and rate modeling by maintaining a complex system of accounts, records, and creating and maintaining work papers; completes the reconciliation of current assets, liabilities, expenses, revenues, and debt service to the general ledger, prepares requests to receive state or federal awards; assembles and analyzes data recognizing change and if there are any deficiencies recommends remedies; creates reports and formulates recommendations pertaining to the department’s financial stability. Perform other work as required.
Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, the person in this position is to perform unskilled and skilled work related to the efficient and proper operation of the water, wastewater, and support facilities of the Bedford Regional Water Authority.
 
What You Do and How You Do It
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.

 
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Utility Supervisor to assist the Assistant Water Operations Manager in coordinating the maintenance of water distribution system waterlines, hydrants, valves, and other associated appurtenances.
Henrico County Public Utilities is seeking two Senior Engineers.  The Senior Engineer plans, manages, and provides policy direction on difficult and advanced engineering work in the field and in the office for the Design Division of the Department of Public Utilities; does related work as required.
Under direction, performs complex professional, technical, administrative, work related to the operation, expansion, and planning of the County’s water transmission, storage, and distribution systems and sanitary sewer collection and pumping facilities. Working within broad policy and organizational guidelines, independently plans and implements projects and reports progress of major activities through periodic meetings with supervisor. Employee must exercise initiative, independent judgment, tact, and courtesy in the performance of job duties. Reports to the Director of Public Utilities.
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. 
 
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES 
Under limited supervision, this position assists the Director in the overall management and administration of assigned divisions and functional areas within the Waterworks Department and may act as Director in their absence.  Provides departmental leadership and is responsible for developing and administering programs and systems to support and promote high-performance strategies and to meet organizational needs, vision and values.  Reports to the Director of Waterworks. 
Performs difficult technical and administrative work overseeing the operation, maintenance, and repair of the wastewater treatment plant and related facilities; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Utilities-Operations. Supervision is exercised over all plant and facilities maintenance personnel.
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Utility Locator. Under general supervision, performs work of routine difficulty in locating underground water and wastewater lines to prevent damage to underground facilities during excavations. Perform other work as required
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking an Assistant Plant Manager to apply a comprehensive knowledge of biological processes (i.e. nitrification/denitrification), chemical processes (i.e. flocculation/phosphorus removal), and biosolids process for enhancing treatment performance
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Principal Labor Crew Chief to supervise crew and coordinate daily schedules and activities related to maintenance, construction and repair of water mains, water services and other activities related to water distribution system appurtenances and infrastructure.
This is a technical position. The incumbent primarily collects wastewater samples from commercial and industrial customers and delivers them to the laboratory for analysis.  Performs grease trap inspections and initial screenings of new commercial or industrial customers which requires frequent interactions with customers.  Also completes related forms and maintains the strong waste database.  Maintains sampling equipment including completing minor repairs of automatic samplers.
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Senior Engineering Assistant to perform a variety of paraprofessional duties for the Construction Section of the Utilities Department to include field research associated with the design of water and wastewater capital improvement & road improvement projects and assisting with construction related requests and inspections. Includes photographing and videoing sites and managing the storing and recordation of these photos and retrieval as needed. Attend field and pre-construction meetings providing support in clarifying issues and potential conflicts. Manage various improvement projects and oversee repairs and maintenance of the utility administration building. Assist with addressing resident concerns associated with the section's various projects and Real Property agents with easement acquisition questions & research. Coordinate and assist with the management of the closed-circuit television inspection (CCTV) contract and reporting. Review and prepare background information and recommendations relating to the current/future availability and requirements for the use of the public water and wastewater systems including preliminary route layouts and cost estimates. Prepare maps for special projects as needed. Perform related work as required. 
Stafford County Department of Utilities is comprised of wonderful, environmentally conscious people on a shared mission of water stewardship and exceptional utility service. We are proud to be a leader in the growing and thriving community that we serve in Stafford County. Currently, we have several positions open including, Civil Engineer.
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.
The Engineering Manager oversees the Engineering Department of Utilities which supports a complex range of Development, Operational and Capital program services. Many of these services impact and support multiple stakeholders and cover a large array of engineering functions to include but not limited to; utility plan review, operational studies and analysis, construction inspection and oversight as well as coordination with regulatory agencies.
Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) is seeking a General Manager. Since its inception in 1940, HRSD has served the region with one mission -- to protect public health and the waters of Hampton Roads (Virginia) by treating wastewater effectively. Twenty-one cities, counties, and towns of southeast Virginia (1.7 million total population) are serviced by HRSD, with 17 treatment facilities capable of treating 249 million gallons of wastewater daily.
What You Do and How You Do It
This Utilities Department Principal Engineer will serve on the Construction Inspection Team as a project manager. 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.

 
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.  
 
Are you looking to take your Engineering career to the next level? Do you want to make an impact in your local community by utilizing your skills and expertise in the Waterworks department? Well, this is the perfect opportunity for you!  
The Engineer III is responsible for complex engineering work involving the planning, design, project management and inspection of a variety of utilities projects within the Waterworks department. Day to day, you will serve as project manager on various natural resource projects throughout the City from start until completion.  You will be identifying, researching and making recommendations on various project needs and plans, drafting proposals and assisting with selecting contractors.  
Engineers prepare, review, and evaluate a variety of different water supply improvements to include demand projections, safe yield evaluations, conservation, drought and water source management, real estate, and stewardship of all natural resources. This is a very exciting opportunity to provide oversight and management on environmental and water related improvement projects for your community.
This position is responsible for a wide range of job responsibilities as a project manager and supervising the project team! By using your Engineering knowledge and experience, you will also prepare cost estimates and budgets, reports, manage employee’s performance, employee relations, and assign work as needed. 
In addition to your daily duties, you will serve as a technical expert in all areas of water resources engineering!  It will be important to provide information related to improvements, projects, programs and activities; keeps abreast of current and future changes and trends related to water resources; may review plans prepared by contractors to ensure compliance with City codes, State regulations, design, and construction standards.