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

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JOBS:

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.

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Wastewater Treatment Manager

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.

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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.

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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.

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT COORDINATOR

Date posted: 7/3/14
Closing date: 7/28/14
Location: Tucson, AZ

City of Tucson - Environmental Services Department

Environmental Services Department is seeking a highly qualified individual to manage environmental assessment and remediation projects in compliance with local, State and Federal rules and regulations.

Examples of essential duties:

  • Evaluates and characterizes groundwater and vadose zone remediation sites.
  • Manages, designs, permits and operates groundwater and vadose zone remediation facilities.
  • Performs technical review of groundwater and vadose zone remediation systems and evaluates possible changes or modifications to the systems to improve performance.
  • Provides guidance on an as needed basis to senior departmental management on technical and regulatory environmental
  • issues
  • Coordinates the monitoring and reporting requirements of projects for environmental compliance by reviewing data, interpreting laws and regulations, and prepares, submits and presents reports to federal, state and local agencies.
  • Develops and monitors contracts.
  • Interviews, selects, and supervises outside consultants.
  • Schedules and monitors consultant activities.
  • Performs assigned job duties independently with minimal supervision.
  • Performs related duties such as making presentations and conducting meetings to educate personnel and the general public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Geology, Engineering, Environmental Science, or a related field
  • Over three years relevant technical experience.
  • Over three years supervisory experience in environmental assessment/remediation projects.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Solid background in groundwater hydrology and subsurface transport processes.
  • Knowledge of groundwater remediation system design, permitting, and operation.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations related to drinking water, reclaimed water, air quality, environmental pollution, solid waste and hazardous waste, (such as Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (Superfund), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and Environmental Protection Agency).
  • Excellent verbal and technical writing skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Proficiency in data management and presentation.
  • Experience using geographical information systems (GIS) and computer aided design (CAD) applications such as ArcInfo and AutoCAD.

CONTACT:

All inquiries should be addressed to the individuals below. Do not send emails to jobs@tucsonaz.gov, because this is utilized only for outbound notifications.
Malena Carreon 520.837.4165, email Malena.Carreon@tucsonaz.gov
Pilar Jauregui 520.837-4177 email Pilar.Jauregui@tucsonaz.gov

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FIELD GEOLOGIST

Date posted: 7/3/14
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Haley & Aldrich, Inc

Haley & Aldrich, Inc. is seeking an entry-level Field Geologist/Hydrogeologist who will work under the direction and supervision of more senior staff.

Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor degree
  • Must comply with the Guiding Principles and Code of Behavior articulated in our Company Charter
  • Must comply with company and client Health & Safety protocols
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Maintains membership in one professional society or technical organization in their discipline or primary area of technical interest
  • Has, or applies for, initial professional certification in their core discipline, where applicable, such as EIT or GIT
  • Computer Skills - Strong computer literacy skills including proficiency in industry standard software
  • OSHA 40-hr. HAZWOPER training and MSHA New Miner Training preferred but not required

Responsibilities

  • Conduct routine data collection, synthesis, and analysis using approved procedures appropriate for their discipline
  • Assist in identifying technical issues and approaches for evaluation
  • Review regulations as appropriate
  • Conduct site reconnaissance
  • Perform other routine data collection activities
  • Document project-related activities
  • Draft technical sections of project communications and reports
  • Perform all work in accordance with company and client Health & Safety protocols

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.

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