Job listings


Web AHS

AHS home
join AHS online
member resources
contact AHS

events calendar
2013 symposium
2014 symposium
workshops & field trips

 

meetings / chapter info
corporate
phoenix
tucson
flagstaff

 

student resources
scholarships
internships

 

news & resources
job listings
announcements
current articles
links

Resources for Arizona water professionals


Job Listings for Hydrologists, Hydrogeologists, & Other Water-Resource Professionals

If you are an employer who would like us to post your job opening, send a brief description, along with pertinent contact information, to the AHS Director. Please read this important information:

If you are looking for a job, you might also want to join our LinkedIn Group

JOBS:

Senior Hydrologist

Date posted: 9/13/14
Location: Ft. Defiance, AZ

THE NAVAJO NATION
Department of Water Resources/Water Management Branch

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

May serve as project leader/supervisor for hydrologic, geophysical and geologic studies and research; participates and/or supervises the collection of field data by other hydrologists and technicians; assures timely accomplishment of field related studies; makes geohydrology and geophysical investigations involving the application of theories and principles of the physical science; prepares detailed plans for the execution of these studies within specified time frames, including the selection of appropriate research methods most suitable for achieving the study objectives. This position will assist in reviewing and developing local, regional and large scale water delivery projects for the Navajo Nation. Develop scopes of work, develop cost estimates, seek funds for planning, design and construction, coordinate with project stakeholders, contract implementation and project management. Coordinate with Navajo Nation public/programs, Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, State Offices, Federal Agencies and other local agencies on funding opportunities for water delivery and wastewater treatment projects. Assist with implementing the Water Monitoring and Inventory Program, as needed, including supervision of staff, development of budgets, scopes of work, and report generation. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (Education, Experience and Training)

Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in Hydrology, Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, Physics or closely related field; and four (4) years of progressively responsible professional level hydrology experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Hydrology, Engineering or Geology.
  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible professional experience in hydrology, geology or engineering.

Special Requirements:

  • Valid State Driver's License and Tribal Operator's Permit.

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of computer applications, familiar with GIS, ArcView, ArcGIS/Arc Info, UNIX & Windows environment, database management, and GPS technology. Ability to write technical reports, grant proposal writing, budget development and management, maintains contacts with tribal, non-tribal, federal and state agencies. Knowledge in groundwater monitoring and water chemistry.

THE NAVAJO NATION GIVES PREFERENCE TO ELIGIBLE AND QUALIFIED APPLICANTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NAVAJO PREFERENCE IN EMPLOYMENT ACT AND VETERANS' PREFERENCE. CLICK HERE FOR WEB PAGE AND TO APPLY!
(To receive full credit for education, certification, or licensure, transcripts, copies of degrees, certificates, and other appropriate documents must be submitted along with employment application.)

Water Conservation Specialist

Date posted: 9/10/14
Closing date: 9/29/14 at 5 pm (AZ time)
Location: Phoenix, AZ

City of Glendale

The city of Glendale is recruiting for a full-time Water Conservation Specialist position. Water Conservation Specialist performs professional level work by assisting in developing, monitoring, implementing, and evaluating community education and public outreach programs for the City’s conservation and sustainable living programs.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

1. Maintains and implements programs that meet the requirements of the Arizona Department of Water Resources Best Management Practices for water conservation. Ensures that programs and activities are implemented within city and state policies, procedures and guidelines. Determines event and program implementation schedules and deadlines.
2. Conducts research and prepares reports for assigned programs.
3. May perform water usage audits for city facilities and parks ,business, and homeowner associations.
4. Maintains databases and records to analyze, prepare, and present data in written and oral presentations. Assists with monitoring and evaluating the efficacy of the conservation programs.
5. Communicates the goals and objectives of the city’s conservation programs to the general public, local organizations, and other city departments. Assists other city employees to identify and achieve conservation goals.
6. Responds to public inquiries and telephone requests from citizens for information on conservation and sustainable living programs and related resources.
7. Conducts water waste investigations, provides educational resources, and maintains documentation.
8. Provides water conservation workshops and presentations for the public.
9. Depending on assignments, may develop curriculum materials, work with teachers and school districts, coordinate speakers, assist in the production and distribution of public awareness materials, communicate with the media, and conduct surveys and other related program marketing strategies.
10. Recruits, trains and supervises interns and volunteers.
11. Works with the city’s Communications Department to determine appropriate marketing messaging. Represents the City, serves as a spokesperson for conservation programs at local events and in regional venues including mass media (TV and radio).
12. Stays current on technologies, , trends, and legislation on water and energy conservation to appropriately represent the city on regional committees and in public venues.
13. Serves as the liaison for regional programs such as Arizona Sustainable Cities Network Arizona Municipal Water Users Association, Water-Use It Wisely campaign, and Arizona Forward Association.
14. Interprets policies and procedures when applying for grants and manages grant implementation, documentation, and reporting.
15. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications & Special Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Public Relations, Public Administration, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resource Management, or a related field and two years of experience in environmental conservation, public administration, or in any field that specializes in the management of natural resources. One or more certifications related to conservation and/or sustainability.

Knowledge of:

  • Methods, procedures, objectives, and standard practices of conservation and sustainability, especially in a desert environment
  • Technical programs, research, and trends in conservation and sustainability
  • Research methodology, analysis and interpretation, and database development and maintenance
  • Methods of public information and education, outreach, and marketing
  • Horticulture and irrigation standards and practices related to water conservation

Ability to:

  • Speak effectively in public
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and written
  • Work cooperatively with other departments, outside agencies, and the general public
  • Operate a computer with skills in one or more of the following software applications: MS Word, Excel, Access, and/ or Power Point presentations

Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. To apply please click here.

Water Resources Analyst

Date posted: 9/10/14
Location: Phoenix, AZ

EPCOR

EPCOR Water (USA) Inc. provides safe and reliable water and wastewater services to the places in which we live and work. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, EPCOR (USA's) wholly owned subsidiaries build, own and operate water and wastewater treatment facilities and infrastructure in the American Southwest. We are the largest private, regulated water utility in Arizona and New Mexico, providing high-quality and reliable water and wastewater services to more than 198,000 customer connections in Arizona and New Mexico. We're a forward-looking company committed to excellence and environmental leadership and a valued partner in the communities we serve.

Summary of Job Responsibilities

With little direction, the Water Resources Analyst will administer the Company's water conservation programs including conducting presentations in the communities we serve on water conservation, working collaboratively with various groups and performing the occasional water audit. Will conduct scheduling and ordering water, paying and receiving payments for water, reviewing operational data, preparing Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) quarterly and annual reports, preparing permit applications, securing permits, and attending meetings in the community related to water conservation and water resources as needed. Will prepare annual reports for the Central Arizona Groundwater Replenishment District and track certificates of assured water supply. Conducts research and analysis including water rights investigations, demand, supply and water conservation potential analyses. The Water Resources Analyst will regularly use the company's customer database to assist in achieving the above responsibilities.

Minimum Required Knowledge

Knowledge of water conservation program elements and water conservation practices are a must. Familiarity with Arizona's regulatory environment related to water and water conservation.

Minimum Required Skills

Analytical, mathematical and skill in using MS Office is required. Strong communication skills are required, including written, verbal, and effective public speaking skills. Must be able to exercise independent judgment as well as follow written and verbal instructions.

Minimum Required Experience/Education

Bachelor's degree in water resources, renewable natural resources, planning, engineering, hydrology, geology or related field required (Direct working experience in water conservation may be substituted). Experience and comfort in in public speaking and other forms of communication.

Other Requirements

Ability to perform repetitive physical activities, including sitting, keyboarding, standing, and can lift up to 25 pounds. Must have a valid Arizona driver's license.

At EPCOR Water, we offer extremely competitive salaries, an incentive award program for all employees and an excellent benefit plan including medical, dental, vision and other insurance coverage, generous time-off schedules, training opportunities, tuition reimbursement, and certification support. We've been voted as a Best Places to Work employer and we value the safety of each of our team members through our robust safety training and celebrations of safety milestones. Learn more about us at our website: www.epcor.com. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter explaining your interest, education/experience and salary requirements to Ms. Renee Spain at: resumes@recruiting4you.catsone.com

EPCOR Water is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Deputy Director

Date posted: 9/10/14
Location: Phoenix, AZ

AZGS

The Arizona Geological Survey (www.azgs.az.gov), an independent state agency reporting directly to the Governor, seeks to hire a Deputy Director at its headquarters in Tucson, Arizona, with strong team-building, leadership, management, and communication skills and the ability to design, implement, and manage complex, multidisciplinary scientific programs in support of agency and state needs. The agency has never had a Deputy Director position, but increased demands to manage the growing staff, carry out the portfolio of large complex projects, and seek state and grant funding, require establishment of the position.

Job Summary

Acts in a senior capacity to manage the internal operations of the agency that are necessary to carry out its programs and activities. Assists the Director and Section Chiefs in developing the agency's programs, maintain scientific and technical proficiency of staff members and the agency, helps construct and implement the agency's annual work plans and priorities based on available resources, allocates agency human and fiscal resources, and responds to requests and inquiries from the Governor, Legislature, local, state, and federal agencies, business and industry, news media, professional organizations, and the public. Supervises the agency's Section Chiefs. Acts on behalf of department director in the Director´s absence; represents the agency with its stakeholders, clients, and partners. Carries out geoscience projects in the incumbent's area of scientific expertise or as needed.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Degree in Geological or Earth Sciences or closely related field, and at least 5 years of experience in the management of scientific programs; advanced degree encouraged
  • Managerial experience overseeing complex projects involving teams of geologists, computer and information scientists, and other professionals and support staff with diverse educational and work experience backgrounds

Position Type:

Permanent position, E1, in Arizona State Government, salary range, $51,499 - $97,335.
The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package that can be effective within the first two weeks of your employment that includes affordable health, dental and vision insurance, accrued vacation and sick leave, 10 holidays per year; long-term disability; retirement plan; and life insurance. Optional employee benefits include deferred compensation, short-term disability, flexible spending account for medical/dependent care expenses and supplemental life insurance. We also offer free covered garage parking, Tuition Reimbursement and Public Transit Discounts. Position is located in Tucson.

How to Apply:

Fill out an application at: https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=KG2 or applications may be sent in the form of a resume and cover letter to resumes@azgs.az.gov. Please include "Deputy Director" in your subject line to distinguish your application from other recruitments currently open. First review of applicants will take place September 20, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

Staff Hydrogeologist

Date posted: 9/3/14
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Haley & Aldrich

About Haley & Aldrich

Haley & Aldrich staff teams engage in challenging environmental, engineering and management projects with clients in the U.S. and internationally. If you enjoy seeing the positive impact of your work and want to grow your skills in a rewarding, collaborative learning environment, we would like to hear from you. With offices nationwide, our shared vision is to integrate technology and human potential to tackle tough issues facing the world. Through teamwork, sharing knowledge and building on experience, we achieve outcomes that benefit our clients and the communities we serve together.

Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor degree in Geology
  • Must comply with the Guiding Principles and Code of Behavior articulated in our Company Charter
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in the hydrogeology discipline
  • Must comply with company and client Health & Safety protocols
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer Skills – Strong computer literacy skills including proficiency in industry standard software
  • OSHA 40-hr. HAZWOPER and MSHSA Part 48 training preferred but not required
  • Initial professional certification in their core discipline, where applicable, such as GIT
  • Familiarity with environmental and water resources regulations

Responsibilities

  • Conduct routine data collection, synthesis, and analysis using industry standard procedures
  • Document project-related activities
  • Conduct field oversight of drilling activities using various drilling methods, geophysical logging, and well construction
  • Conduct and analyze aquifer tests including pumping and slug tests
  • Assist in identifying technical issues and approaches for hydrogeologic site characterization
  • Review regulations as appropriate and manage permitting with state and federal agencies
  • Prepare reports including data visualization such as potentiometric surface maps, geologic and hydrogeologic cross-sections, and maps
  • Experience with quantitative groundwater modeling software use and application preferred
  • Prepare cost proposals and qualification statements
  • Possess basic skills in quality control, planning, cost estimating and scheduling

Please apply online at https://re22.ultipro.com/BRE1001/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*9053B03FA2E70E97, and send a resume directly to Lauren Candreva at lcandreva@haleyaldrich.com.

Section Manager - Drinking Water Section

Date posted: 8/31/14
Location: Phoenix, AZ

ADEQ

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality's (ADEQ) mission is to protect and enhance public health, welfare and the environment in Arizona. ADEQ administers a variety of programs to improve the health and welfare of our citizens and ensure the quality of Arizona's air, land and water resources meets healthful, regulatory standards.

This position is responsible for administering multiple complex environmental programs in the Drinking Water Section including, but not limited to, Safe Drinking Water, Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems and Engineering Review. This position will also manage three complex environmental regulatory units; Drinking Water Monitoring & Protection Unit, the Drinking Water Programs Unit and the Engineering Review Unit and direct both personnel and associated performance. Primary duties include ensuring ADEQ meets its goals and performance objectives, provide value to ADEQ's customers, and to help maintain the provision of safe and reliable drinking water to over 6 million persons statewide daily.

The preferred candidate would have Safe Drinking Water Act and/or Clean Water Act regulatory experience including, detailed knowledge of program oversight, enforcement, inspection and/or compliance.

ADEQ is committed to leading Arizona and the nation in protecting the environment and improving the quality of life for the people of our state. Our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career; we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment. For additional information or to apply for this position, please visit AzStateJobs.gov (Job Posting ID# 11719).

Professional Hydrogeologist

Date posted: 8/31/14
Location: Tempe, AZ

MWH Global

The MWH organization is driving the wet infrastructure sector globally, and we are leading the world in results-oriented management, technical engineering, and construction services to create a better world. The wet infrastructure sector we serve encompasses a variety of water-related projects and programs ranging from water supply, treatment and storage to water resources management and coastal restoration, and from design and construction of hydropower and renewable energy facilities to full environmental services.

MWH is seeking qualified candidates for a Professional Level Hydrogeologist for our Tempe, Arizona office. The primary focus of this position is to serve regional natural resources, and industrial clients. This position will require a dynamic individual who can interface with MWH staff and clients, perform site investigations, detailed design development, calculations, and expert report writing. This position interacts throughout the organization internally and externally with client and members of business and professional organizations around the world. Travel will be required and some projects may require working at remote sites or international locations.

Specific activities to be performed by the applicant include:

  1. Follow safe work practices and adhere to company and client guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner. MSHA and OSHA training will be required.
  2. Capability of performing geologic logging and hydrogeologic testing on drilling operations.
  3. Experience with aquifer testing in the field.
  4. Development of conceptual and numerical models for groundwater and vadose zone flow and transport using a variety of numerical modeling codes: MODFLOW (GMS/Groundwater Vistas), FEFLOW, HYDRUS, and/or SEEP/W, primarily focused on mining projects and industrial sites.
  5. Familiarity with geologic model software.
  6. Prepare technical memoranda and detailed reports pertaining to field investigations and studies.
  7. Develop preliminary budgets, determine project scope, establish schedules, process appropriate paperwork, and interact with clients.
  8. Assist in preparation of proposals and preparing/providing presentations.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a B.S. in Hydrogeology with preference given to advanced degrees.
  • 3-5 years of experience working on hydrogeologic investigation and groundwater modeling projects.
  • Direct experience on mining projects.
  • Ability to work independently in the field at remote sites.
  • Existing or ability to obtain professional registration (P.G.)
  • Exceptional organizational, technical, leadership, written and oral communication and attention to detail skills.

Job Number: 6884BR

Web Link: View details

WATER RESOURCES SPECIALIST III

Date posted: 8/28/14
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Arizona State Land Department

The mission of the Land Department is to manage State Trust lands and resources to enhance value and optimize economic return for the Trust beneficiaries, consistent with sound stewardship, conservation, and business management principles supporting socio-economic goals for citizens here today and generations yet to come.

JOB SUMMARY

This position will manage surface and groundwater resource and water rights projects that are regarded as being complex, sensitive, and/or visible. Responsible for broad multi-disciplinary projects impacting several water resource management program areas. Position will investigate, research, review, analyze, and assess projects with the goal of protecting and enhancing water resources for State Trust land.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Knowledgeable about water resources and water rights, state water use and availability laws, and basic hydrology.
  • Knowledge of legal land descriptions and the interpretation of maps, including topographic, land status, aerial, geologic, and hydrologic.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local statutes, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures applicable to water resources.
  • Skill in applying multi-disciplinary approach to resolve complex, sensitive, and/or visible water resource management issues; using computers to organize/analyze/interpret water resource management data; conduct field investigations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with various levels of governmental and regulated business officials, and community leaders.
  • Skills with the usage of computers, including software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, GIS, and GPS equipment.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize/organize work activities and projects; and demonstrate strong communication skills, both oral and in writing.

SELECTIVE PREFERENCES

  • Knowledge of how to interpret topographic, land status and hydrological maps and aerial photographs.
  • Working knowledge of legal descriptions of land parcels.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local statutes, regulations, standards, policies and procedures applicable to water resources and water rights.
  • Bachelor's degree (from an accredited school) in Natural Resources, Environmental Planning, or Civil Engineering, or related field such as geology or hydrology.

BENEFITS

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Excellent retirement and long-term disability plans (subject to a 180 day wait period)
  • Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans
  • Accrued vacation pay and sick days
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Deferred compensation plan
  • Credit union membership
  • Wellness plans

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.
To apply, click here and follow the instructions to submit your application.
Grade, Salary Range $36,814 - $49,000
(Open until filled, w/first review of resumes on 8/4/2014)

Please note: The Arizona State Land Department does not provide status updates on positions that are in the recruitment process. A notification received via email is confirmation that your resume has been successfully submitted. Only the applicants selected to move forward in the interview process will be contacted directly by the hiring authority. If you have trouble applying for this position, please call 602-542-4700 and select option 9, or email HRIShelpdesk@azdoa.gov for assistance.

Senior Engineer

Date posted: 8/15/14
Location: Phoenix, AZ

GROUNDWATER & ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC.(GES)

GES seeks a senior Engineer with a strong project management background in the environmental consulting industry for our Southwestern headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. Responsibilities include engineering oversight of projects located in Arizona, New Mexico, and West Texas.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees a portfolio of diverse environmental remediation projects and supervises technical staff.
  • Manages client interaction and financial and resource allocation.
  • Provides senior review and approval to project data, documents, and deliverables to ensure technical, regulatory requirements, and goals are adhered to, and ensures company and client QA/QC standards are met.
  • Interacts with other project support services (technical services, engineering, finance, administrative) and subcontractors to ensure that all resources are in place for proper work execution.
  • Evaluates subsurface characteristics for remediation projects, remedial system design, and regulatory negotiations.
  • Conducts performance reviews and project team meetings to review current and future projects, discuss project and/or employee issues, and manage staff workloads.

Skills/Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering (Environmental, Chemical, Civil or Mechanical) or related
  • 10-15+ years of engineering and environmental consulting experience. Environmental Consulting Experience should include: investigation, reporting, remediation, and management of regulatory compliance.
  • Management of large remediation portfolios consisting of VOC and Chlorinated solvent impacted industrial facilities.
  • Strong understanding of the state environmental regulations, especially ADEQ, NMDEP, Superfund, and TCEQ programs.
  • Experience with industrial remediation of chlorinated solvents, pesticides, and petroleum constituents.
  • Risk based assessment and closure criteria (Johnson & Ettinger, Superfund RAGS), client interaction, and supervision experience are a must.
  • Must possess a Professional Engineer (PE) certification for Arizona, other state registrations are a plus.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to manage multiple environmental projects concurrently.
  • Qualified candidates will also be able to demonstrate the ability to maintain an account for an extended period of time as a result of client satisfaction.
  • Must possess excellent communication, teamwork, analytical, organizational, technical writing, presentation, and client service skills
  • A Drug/Alcohol Screening and a Background Check are required.

Our comprehensive benefits program includes: medical, dental, vision, prescription, 401k, FSA, STD, LTD, New Parent Leave, 529 CollegeBound Fund, Tuition Assistance, Bonus Plan, and more.
GES is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that strongly values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D

Click here to apply or contact...

Teresa Harris, CEM
Southwest Regional Manager
GROUNDWATER & ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC.
tel. 1.800.426.9871, ext. 3142, cel. 602.723.4320, fax. 866.902.2187
Tharris@gesonline.com

Arizona Office Lead

Date posted: 8/15/14
Location: Arizona

Pinyon Environmental

Position Summary

The position is for an environmental professional to guide, coordinate, and grow the Arizona offices. This position will be the environmental technical lead for the Arizona operation; provide business development efforts for Arizona; be equipped to complete field activities, supervise field staff and operate the office functions as necessary to maintain current and future clients. This position reports to the President of the Company.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide field services to fulfill requirements of existing and future environmental contracts
  • Coordinate the implementation and successful completion of various projects such as assessments, sampling programs, environmental compliance, field studies, permits, remediation programs, field surveys and contract management
  • Technical writing of environmental reports and deliverables that meet the company and client standards
  • Supervise staff in the development and execution of projects involving environmental planning, remediation, assessment, regulatory compliance, air quality and natural resources.
  • Prepare cost estimates and work scopes
  • Review contract documents
  • Manage project work flow and budgets in accordance with contracts
  • Provide business development support, for the office with support from corporate marketing group and market managers
  • Complete other tasks as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree required in environmental science, engineering, geology, biology or related field
  • 8-10 +years of experience in environmental consulting services with skills in remediation, site assessments, asbestos testing, natural resources, environmental planning, permitting, and regulatory compliance
  • Knowledgeable of environmental regulations and specifically the Arizona regulatory environment.
  • Experience in the Arizona marketplace
  • 40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER and Current Annual Refresher required
  • Strong technical knowledge in environmental science
  • Strong working skills in Word, Excel, Power Point, Access
  • PG, PE or a CHMM is highly desirable
  • Ability to communicate and work with both internal and external clients
  • Ability to work in a process oriented environment
  • Experience in transportation, facilities, municipal, government, energy and natural resources industries highly desirable

All personnel performing field projects for Pinyon will be required to complete 1st Aid/Adult CPR training (provided by Pinyon), and in the event of an emergency at a project site, field personnel will be expected to administer 1st Aid/CPR in accordance with their training.

Resumes can be sent to Shannon Lucio at lucio@pinyon-env.com (Please reference Julie Linn)

Instrumentation and Electrical Specialist

Date posted: 7/23/14
Closing date: Open until filled
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

City of Flagstaff

Under direction of the Wastewater Treatment Manager, employees of this class are expected to perform skilled electronic/electrical installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair work related to the electrical/instrumentation equipment use to operate and monitor the City’s water and wastewater systems.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

  • Supervisory: This job may supervise, schedule, train, coordinate, and inspect the work of Multi Skilled Workers.
  • Budgetary: This job has partial budgetary responsibilities (provides budgeting forecasts for electrical maintenance, repair, replacement, and new acquisitions.)
  • Strategic Planning: This job has partial strategic planning responsibilities (provides input related to electrical, instrumentation, and automation to improve efficiencies in operation and maintenance of treatment facilities.
  • Policies/Procedures: This job has partial responsibility for policy/procedure development (provides input on safety policy with respect to electrical safety and helps establish Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Compliance: This job has partial compliance responsibility (helps ensure compliance with electrical codes and safe work practices).
  • Council Communications: This job represents matters at Council meetings at the section level.
  • Reporting: This job has partial reporting responsibility (prepares detailed technical reports for management, coworkers, vendors, or other City employees.)

WORK PRIORITIES

  • Responsible for the installation, calibration, repair, and maintenance of the plants’ electrical and motor control systems to include trouble shooting & diagnosing integrated circuits, circuit boards, and panels, electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic control systems and mechanical instrumentation systems.
  • Responsible for advanced level repairs and installation of all forms of controls and instrumentation.

Click here for additional details and to apply!

Maintenance Specialist - Wastewater Treatment

Date posted: 7/23/14
Closing date: Open until filled
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

City of Flagstaff

This position is a highly skilled professional in the area of Mechanical Maintenance. Has supervisory responsibility for the MSW – Maintenance Workers. Maintenance Specialist trains and mentors employees inside and outside of discipline. Must be able to exercise independent judgment and initiative within area of specialty. Work may require heavy physical exertion, may be performed under adverse weather conditions, may entail exposure to toxins associated with water treatment, and may be required on an emergency call-in basis.

Wastewater Treatment Maintenance Specialist is responsible for overseeing all maintenance and repairs within the Wastewater Treatment Section which shall include but not be limited to Wildcat Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant, Rio de Flag Water Reclamation Facility, Buffalo Park Tank and any associated equipment.

Click here for addition detail and to apply!

Wastewater Treatment Manager

Date posted: 7/23/14
Closing date: Open until filled
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

City of Flagstaff

Performs highly professional and responsible management duties associated with the construction, maintenance, and operation of the city’s wastewater treatment facilities. This is a Section Manager position performing highly professional duties associated with the day-to-day management, administration, and supervision of the City's Wastewater Treatment facilities including the Wildcat Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant and the Rio de Flag Water Reclamation Plant.

Under general supervision of the Utilities Operations Section Head (Operations Manager), employees of this class are expected to exercise considerable independent judgment, initiative, and professional skills and knowledge in the day-to-day administration, management, and supervision of the City wastewater treatment facilities. Duties include project management of complex difficulty requiring a high degree of judgment, expertise and coordination. An important aspect of this position is the full accountability of all wastewater treatment activities to include pump installations, SCADA installations, sewer line and manhole construction, maintenance, and repairs, all wastewater treatment activities, including effluent and reclaimed water quality assurance, security, maintenance, and repairs to the Utilities Operations Section Head (Operations Manager). This position may also entail working under adverse weather conditions and being called out on weekends and the middle of the night.

Click here for addition detail and to apply!

Mid-level Environmental Engineer

Updated: 7/23/14
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Stantec

Overview:

2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Stantec is seeking a mid-level environmental engineer or geologist with 2 to 5 years of experience to provide project management and technical support for our Phoenix office.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct site assessment activities and groundwater sampling events
  • Remedial system permitting and installation oversight
  • Coordinate and conduct remedial system O & M activities
  • Data evaluation and system optimization
  • Report generation and review
  • Underground Storage Tank Removal Oversight and Assessment
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Mechanical/Civil Engineering or Geology
  • 2-5 years consulting industry and/or environmental regulatory experience
  • Familiarity with ADEQ UST, WQARF, Air Quality guidelines/regulations (preferred)
  • Ability to stay on task and work independently
  • Project related background and capabilities
  • Report Preparation, data input and permit applications.
  • Project related communications
  • Understanding and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong technical writing and communications skills.
  • Computer skills including MS Word and Excel.
  • Valid Driver’s license and good driving record required.
  • Prior to employment this position will require the successful completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Preferred skills that will assist the candidate in succeeding in this role are:

  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Attention to details
  • 40 hour HAZWOPER Training
  • Comfortable working in the office and outside in various weather conditions

Applicants can submit their resume directly through this Stantec link.

Click here for addition information and to apply!