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Loudoun Water has immediate openings for Engineers to support the Asset Management Department. The Asset Management Department enables data-based decision-making across the organization by assessing asset risk and useful life, facilitating maintenance programs, developing repair and replacement programs, project planning, business case development, and financial forecasting.  Asset Management Engineers support the water, wastewater, and reclaimed water infrastructure.
This position has been reclassified and the NEW hiring salary is $96,052+/- DOQ.

The position will be open until filled - Priority consideration will be given to applicants that apply by March 8th.
We seek a Civil Engineer who will support engineering, operations, and field activities on a variety of water and wastewater projects in the greater Washington, DC metro area.  The successful candidate will mainly support various water and wastewater engineering projects but will also provide field investigation and condition assessment support of existing infrastructure. This position may require up to 40% of the candidate’s time to be spent in the field performing investigations and inspections. Over time we anticipate the successful application with progress into a senior engineer and project manager.
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.
Are you an engineer with knowledge of water and sewer systems and a desire to make a lasting impact on the local community? If so, consider applying for the Public Utilities Department's Engineer Senior position!

The Dinwiddie County Water Authority is looking for an Executive Director to work alongside the Operations Manager and Office Manager to oversee affairs of the Authority and report to a five-member Board of Directors. 
The Dinwiddie County Water Authority (DCWA) is a water and sewer utility that serves primarily the northeastern end of the county with approximately 3,200 connections.  To provide water and sewer service in Dinwiddie County, DCWA maintains two water distribution pump stations, 24 wastewater pump stations, 5 elevated water tanks, one wastewater treatment plant, approximately 80 miles of water lines and approximately 65 miles of wastewater collection lines.
Loudoun Water is a public utility that provides water and wastewater service to customers in Loudoun County. We offer highly competitive salaries, a stable work environment and excellent employee benefits!
Performs work involving the implementation of SCADA/Control systems, telecommunications and networking, cyber security, planning and program management, technology selection, business process optimization and information technology.
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.
The Town of Culpeper’s Environmental Services Department is seeking qualified applicants for a Laboratory Analyst.  The successful candidate will coordinate and perform essential laboratory requirements for the water and wastewater treatment plants; ensure proper laboratory methods are followed; perform method proficiency testing and laboratory inspections; oversee quality control assurance procedures for all laboratory analyses that may affect discharge permit parameters; train staff on laboratory procedures; oversee completion of maintenance on all laboratory equipment; prepare report and maintain records; and perform related tasks as required.  Candidate must have thorough knowledge of principles, practices, equipment, materials, procedures of modern water or wastewater laboratories; thorough knowledge of state and federal standards and regulations governing laboratory testing for water or wastewater plants; thorough knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions at work; ability to lean complicated, technical material about the use and maintenance or laboratory instrumentation and equipment; ability to interpret laboratory and statistical data and apply effectively to plant operations; ability to detect and resolve laboratory testing problems; ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
This position is for a Laboratory Supervisor responsible for supervision of a "State Certified Drinking Water Laboratory" analyzing bacteriological and chemical parameters in the Chesterfield County potable water supply samples to assure compliance with all State & Federal regulations. The position is responsible for all customer water quality complaints/inquiries related to public water supply, monitoring of distribution system water quality, and an in-depth reservoir sampling/analysis program. Employee development and performance evaluations are a necessary component of this position. Reports to the State of Virginia Department of Health, Department of Environmental Quality, and other agencies as necessary will need to be completed. Perform other work as required.
Employer: Spotsylvania County Utilities
The Department of Utilities/Public works is seeking an environmental science professional with leadership experience and a passion for producing quality data. Under limited supervision of the Laboratory Services Division Director, performs administrative and supervisory work in support of the County's Utilities and Public Works Department. The employee serves as the Laboratory's Quality Assurance Officer. Work includes but is not limited to performing tasks in support of the department's Environmental Compliance Program, maintaining the Laboratory's Quality System, conducting and supervising chemical and bacteriological tests of drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, environmental and solid waste samples, establishing laboratory procedures, supervision of professional, technical and skilled employees, and ensuring adherence to established quality assurance standards. The employee must exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative in setting up laboratory tests and analyzing test results. This position is essential. Personnel occupying this position may be scheduled to work irrespective of weather conditions and/or when general county offices are closed.  
Hanover County Government – Department of Public Utilities
General Description: This is an administrative, technical position. The incumbent performs a wide variety of duties relating to the Department of Public Utilities safety and environmental programs.
The Town of Culpeper’s Environmental Services Department is seeking qualified applicants for a Senior Plant Mechanic/Instrument & Controls Technician.  The successful candidate will perform difficult skilled work in the maintenance and repair of specialized machinery and equipment in a water or wastewater treatment plant and related facilities; perform difficult work in the installation, calibration, repair and maintenance or all electronic instrumentation, including SCADA systems, various meters, flow totalizers, electronic receivers, electronic controllers and converters, and electronic circuit boards; and perform other duties as assigned.  Candidate must have thorough knowledge standard practices, methods, tools and materials of the electric and mechanical trades; general knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with general maintenance operations and ability to take and enforce appropriate safety precautions; ability to work from sketches, blue prints, wiring schematics, and equipment manuals and to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; skill in the use and care of bench and hand tools, machines and equipment; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Employer:  Roanoke County

Roanoke County is in search of a Stormwater Engineer position that will be an integral part of our Utility’s annual stormwater capital improvement program while working as a part of the Stormwater Utility team to fulfill our mission to Transform the Roanoke River into a community asset, focal point, and source of pride for those that live, work, learn, and play in its watershed.

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, the company employs over 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states.  To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit
The City of Virginia Beach is looking for a Utility Operations Supervisor to lead and manage it’s five field bureaus. Bureaus include Water Distribution, Meter Operations, Electrical Support, Sewer Collection, and Sewer Pump Stations. This position will be responsible for the overall management, administration, and direction of the maintenance and repair functions for the City’s water and sanitary sewer facilities and equipment. The selected leader to fill this role should have a strong background in process improvement, supervisory experience, and Utility Field experience.
Prince George County is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Utility Worker I. This position will be responsible for: Operating and organizing the use of utility tools, equipment and vehicles; following Department and industry safety requirements; troubleshooting and helping manage emergency water and wastewater utility situations; maintaining accurate records and efficiently completing work orders; accurately and efficiently reading customer water meters on a routine basis; performing assigned duties in electrical/mechanical, utility construction, sewer collection operations and water distribution operations.
Performs routine tasks, tests, and applies judgment based upon training and defined operations and maintenance practices related to the processing of wastewater at treatment facilities and/or pump stations; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Superintendent, Supervisor and/or Senior Operator of the Wastewater Department.  Operates domestic wastewater treatment systems including chemical, physical, and microbiological processes.
Hanover County Government - Department of Public Utilities
General Description: This is a supervisory, professional position that leads the work of skilled,
technical staff. The incumbent performs complex tasks to coordinate all aspects of wastewater
plant operations and maintenance. Hanover's Doswell Wastewater Treatment Plant is a 1 MGD activated
sludge wastewater treatment plant. The Superintendent of the Doswell Wastewater Treatment Plant
also oversees the operation and management of the Hanover Courthouse Sewage Treatment Plant, an
80,000 GPD activated sludge wastewater treatment plant.
The City of Norfolk's Department of Utilities, Division of Water Production is currently seeking a Water Treatment Supervisor to manage water treatment and facility maintenance repairs. Interprets state and federal regulations and their application to plant operations. Monitors activities for safety, quality, and efficiency.