Village Of Marblehead Employment Opportunities

Operating Engineer I

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

Under minimal supervision, an Operating Engineer I operates and maintains the Water Plant e.g. (valves, pumps, chemical feeders, mixers, and filters), Performs routine maintenance and repair of water distribution and storage system to include line valves, meters, tanks, and read meters, locate lines and valves. May be required to perform other related duties as requested.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Water Plant COE/Superintendent and or Assistant COE.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inspects and/or repairs chlorine systems and all other water treatment facilities and equipment, pumping stations, meters and other elements of the water supply and distribution system at frequent intervals to ensure that all aspects of the system are functioning properly.
  • Maintains a cooperative and productive working relationship with regulatory agencies, treatment personnel, village personnel and the public.
  • Assists in maintaining water quality by taking water samples and maintaining proper operation of the water treatment equipment.
  • Traverses assigned routes and takes readings of meter dials; records reading on meter cards, provide needed information for utility billing or other related action; notes any unusual changes in consumption, locations, or malfunctions such as leaks or damages meters.
  • Inspects meters and connections for defects or damage; and corrects any defects or damage.
  • Monitors, controls, and adjusts flows.  Starts and stops pumps, engines, and generators to control flows through treatment processes. Collects and tests samples using laboratory methods, tests, and testing equipment.
  • Maintains plant records and follows governmental regulations concerning water treatment.
  • Inspects meter and connections for unauthorized connection or use and reports findings to supervisor.
  • Helps determine the location of water lines from the appropriate sources prior to excavation. Works with the public: Responds to complaints regarding water leaks, water quality, pressure loss or no water, remedy the situation if possible. Must contact supervisor if the Village is responsible; contacts residents and business owners in area where services will be shut off and explains why and duration.
  • Prepares, completes, and maintains a variety of records and reports relating to inspections, maintenance activity, water supply, treatment, consumption, etc.
  • Determines the location of water lines from the appropriate sources prior to excavation. Works with the public responds to complaints regarding water leaks, water quality, pressure loss, or no water. Remedies situation if the Village is responsible; contacts residents and business owners in area where services will be shut off and explains why and duration.
  • Maintains a safe work environment.
  • Performs other treatment-related duties as needed.
  • Helps make water service connections to water mains, including line tapping and valve installation.
  • Helps cut, fit, lay, repair, tap, clean and flush water mains, pipe, valves and fittings on repair of mains and services and installation of services, fire hydrants, assists in shutting off broken sections of water mains.
  • Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate the flow of water.
  • Monitors, adds, and adjusts chemicals directly or through automatic devices which disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water. Responsible for all treatment processes.
  • Operates a variety of power equipment used in the department.
  • Inspects and maintains equipment and machinery.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

Some knowledge of modern water treatment plant principles and operating practices; mechanical ability; ability to troubleshoot and repair process equipment; some lab experience desirable; ability to keep records and make reports; dependability. Mentally, the operator must be able to apply the principles of water treatment systems in order to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations, many of which are not standardized.  The operator must be able to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, and diagrammatic form.  The operator must be able to read a variety of instruction manuals, blueprints and government regulations. The operator may be exposed to a variety of chemicals, organic and inorganic. The operator must be able to work, on occasion, with a respirator.  Ability to exercise independent thought and action.  Ability to relate to public. Responsible for meeting compliance with all State and Federal regulations.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • It is required for the candidate to possess, or be able to obtain, an Ohio EPA Water Supply Certification, Class II, within 2 years of employment.
  • Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One-year experience in water distribution or a water treatment facility is desirable.
  • Some working knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in water distributions and treatment facilities.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations; ability to learn computer functions and usage; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary and required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of the Water Treatment Plant building and grounds.
  • Ability to tolerate exposure to heat, cold, dampness, chemical fumes, dirt, and/or dust.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The essential duties of this position require the employee to work in any and all-weather conditions.

The class specification which appears above is intended to be sufficient to merely identify the class and be illustrative to the kinds of duties that may be assigned to positions allocated to the class and should not be interpreted to describe all of the duties which may be required of employees holding a position assigned to this class. This position is paid hourly Non-exempt.

Operating Engineer II

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

Under minimal supervision, an Operating Engineer II operates and maintains the Water Plant e.g. (valves, pumps, chemical feeders, mixers, and filters). Performs routine maintenance and repair of water distribution and storage system to include line valves, meters, tanks, and read meters, locate lines and valves. May be required to perform other related duties as requested.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Water Plant COE/Superintendent and or Assistant COE.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inspects and/or repairs chlorine systems and all other water treatment facilities and equipment, pumping stations, meters and other elements of the water supply and distribution systems at frequent intervals to ensure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly.
  • Maintains a cooperative and productive working relationship with regulatory agencies, treatment personnel, village personnel and the public.
  • Assists in maintaining water quality by taking water samples and maintaining proper operation of the water treatment equipment.
  • Traverses assigned routes and takes readings of meter dials; records reading on meter cards providing needed information for utility billing or other related action; notes any unusual changes in consumption, location, or malfunctions such as leaks or damages meters.
  • Inspects meters and connections for defects or damage; and corrects any defects or damage.
  • Monitors, controls, and adjusts flows.  Starts and stop pumps, engines, and generators to control flows through treatment processes. Collects and tests samples using laboratory methods, tests, and testing equipment.
  • Maintains plant records and follows governmental regulations concerning water treatment.
  • Inspects meter and connections for unauthorized connection or use and reports findings to supervisor.
  • Prepares, completes, and maintains a variety of records and reports relating to inspections, maintenance activity, water supply, treatment, consumption, etc.
  • Determines the location of water lines from the appropriate sources prior to excavation. Works with the public: Responds to complaints regarding water leaks, water quality, pressure loss, or no water. Remedies situation if the Village is responsible; contacts residents and business owners in area where services will be shut off and explains why and duration.
  • Trains other operators as directed or necessary.
  • Maintains a safe work environment.
  • Makes water service connections to water mains, including line tapping and valve installation.
  • Cuts, fits, lays, repairs, taps, cleans and flushes water mains, pipes, and fittings on repair of mains and services and installations of services, fire hydrants. Assists in shutting off broken sections of water mains.
  • Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate the flow of water.
  • Monitors, adds, and adjusts chemicals directly or through automatic devices which disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water. Responsible for all treatment processes.
  • Operates a variety of power equipment used in the department.
  • Inspects and maintains equipment and machinery.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

Good knowledge of modern water treatment plant principles and operating practices; mechanical ability; ability to troubleshoot and repair process equipment; strong lab experience desirable; ability to keep records and make reports; dependability. Mentally, the operator must be able to apply principles of water treatment systems in order to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations, many of which are not standardized.  The operator must be able to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, and diagrammatic form. The operator must be able to read a variety of instruction manuals, blueprints and government regulations. The laboratory instrumentation, the operator may be exposed to a variety of chemicals, organic and inorganic.  The operator must be able to work, on occasion, with a respirator.  Ability to exercise independent thought and action.  Ability to relate to public. Responsible for meeting compliance with all State and Federal regulations.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • It is required for the candidate to possess or be able to obtain an Ohio EPA Water Supply Certification, Class III, within 2 years of employment.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Three (3) years’ experience in water distributions or a water treatment facility is desirable.

Necessary knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in water distributions and treatment facilities.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations; ability to learn computer functions and usage; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary and required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of the Water Treatment Plant building and grounds.
  • Ability to tolerate exposure to heat, cold, dampness, chemical fumes, dirt, and/or dust.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The essential duties of this position require the employee to work in any and all-weather conditions.

The class specification which appears above is intended to be sufficient to merely identify the class and be illustrative to the kinds of duties that may be assigned to positions allocated to the class and should not be interpreted to describe all of the duties which may be required of employees holding a position assigned to this class. This position is hourly Non-exempt.

Operating Engineer III

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

Under minimal supervision, an Operating Engineer III operates and maintains the Water Plant e.g. (valves, pumps, chemical feeders, mixers, and filters). Performs routine maintenance and repair of water distribution and storage system to include line valves, meters, tanks, and read meters, locate lines and valves. May be required to perform other related duties as requested.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Water Plant COE/Superintendent and/or Assistant COE.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inspects and/or repairs chlorine systems and all other water treatment facilities and equipment, pumping stations, meters and other elements of the water supply and distribution systems at frequent intervals to ensure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly.
  • Maintains a cooperative and productive working relationship with regulatory agencies, treatment personnel, village personnel and the public.
  • Assists in maintaining water quality by taking water samples and maintaining proper operation of the water treatment equipment.
  • Traverses assigned routes and takes readings of meter dials; records reading on meter cards providing needed information for utility billing or other related action; notes any unusual changes in consumption, location, or malfunctions such as leaks or damages meters.
  • Inspects meters and connections for defects or damage; and corrects any defects or damage.
  • Monitors, controls, and adjusts flows.  Starts and stop pumps, engines, and generators to control flows through treatment processes. Collects and tests samples using laboratory methods, tests, and testing equipment.
  • Maintains plant records and follows governmental regulations concerning water treatment.
  • Inspects meter and connections for unauthorized connection or use and reports findings to supervisor.
  • Prepares, completes, and maintains a variety of records and reports relating to inspections, maintenance activity, water supply, treatment, consumption, etc.
  • Determines the location of water lines from the appropriate sources prior to excavation. Works with the public: Responds to complaints regarding water leaks, water quality, pressure loss, or no water. Remedies situation if the Village is responsible; contacts residents and business owners in area where services will be shut off and explains why and duration.
  • Trains other operators as directed or necessary.
  • Maintains a safe work environment.
  • Makes water service connections to water mains, including line tapping and valve installation.
  • Cuts, fits, lays, repairs, taps, cleans and flushes water mains, pipes, and fittings on repair of mains and services and installations of services, fire hydrants. Assists in shutting off broken sections of water mains.
  • Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate the flow of water.
  • Monitors, adds, and adjusts chemicals directly or through automatic devices which disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water. Responsible for all treatment processes.
  • Operates a variety of power equipment used in the department.
  • Inspects and maintains equipment and machinery.
  • Able to operate a personal computer to enter plant data, create monthly and yearly reports, create charts, utilize operational programs, and process necessary data related to the water plant operations.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

Good knowledge of modern water treatment plant principles and operating practices; mechanical ability; ability to troubleshoot and repair process equipment; strong lab experience desirable; ability to keep records and make reports; dependability. Mentally, the operator must be able to apply principles of water treatment systems in order to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations, many of which are not standardized.  The operator must be able to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, and diagrammatic form. The operator must be able to read a variety of instruction manuals, blueprints and government regulations. The laboratory instrumentation, the operator may be exposed to a variety of chemicals, organic and inorganic.  The operator must be able to work, on occasion, with a respirator.  Ability to exercise independent thought and action.  Ability to relate to public. Responsible for meeting compliance with all State and Federal regulations.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • It is required for the candidate to possess or be able to obtain an Ohio EPA Water Supply Certification, Class III, within 1 year of employment.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Three (3) years’ experience in water distributions or a water treatment facility is desirable.

Necessary knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in water distributions and treatment facilities.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations; ability to learn computer functions and usage; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and overtime as necessary and required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of the Water Treatment Plant building and grounds.
  • Ability to tolerate exposure to heat, cold, dampness, chemical fumes, dirt, and/or dust.
  • The duties of this position require the employee to work in any and all-weather conditions.

The class specification which appears above is intended to be sufficient to merely identify the class and be illustrative to the kinds of duties that may be assigned to positions allocated to the class and should not be interpreted to describe all of the duties which may be required of employees holding a position assigned to this class.  This position is paid hourly. Non- exempt.

Water Operator

The Village of Marblehead, Board of Public Affairs is accepting applications for a Water Operator. Individuals with a Class 1, Class 2, or Class 3 license preferred but candidates able to obtain a Class 1 license within 2 years will also be considered.

Plant Operators are responsible for operation of chemical feed systems, required process control, testing and analysis, filling day tanks and calibration of chemical feed pumps. Duties also include performing service order work, meter reads and meter change outs, leak detection, emergency shut off and additional duties as assigned. Operator must have the ability to do heavy manual work under varying weather conditions and to work outside for extended periods and walk long distances. Shift work and holiday and weekend work required.

Application form and job description are available on the village website at https://www.marbleheadohio.org/government/employment-opportunities/. Applications and any attachments may be emailed to Water Superintendent Tony Joyce at [email protected] or mailed to Marblehead WTP, 106 Water Street, Marblehead, OH 43440. Questions may be directed to Tony Joyce at 419-798-5836.

Assistant Chief Operating Engineer

The Village of Marblehead, Board of Public Affairs is accepting applications for an Assistant Chief Operating Engineer. A Class III license is required.

Assistant Chief Operating Engineer reports to the Water Plant COE/Superintendent and works on an assigned shift as directed. The Assistant Chief Operating Engineer is responsible for safe and efficient Water Plant operations and assumes responsibility of the COE during his/her absence. This position requires a State of Ohio Certificate Class III Operator License in Water Treatment.

Application form and job description are available on the village website at https://www.marbleheadohio.org/government/employment-opportunities/. Applications and any attachments may be emailed to Water Superintendent Tony Joyce at [email protected] or mailed to Marblehead WTP, 106 Water Street, Marblehead, OH 43440. Questions may be directed to Tony Joyce at 419-798-5836.

Assistant COE

(Assistant Chief Operating Engineer)

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

The Assistant Chief Operating Engineer reports to the Water Plant COE/Superintendent and works on an assigned shift as directed. Assumes responsibilities of the COE during his/her absence. The Assistant Chief Operating Engineer is responsible for safe and efficient Water Plant operations in the absence of the COE/Water Plant Superintendent. This position requires a State of Ohio Certificate Class III Operator License in Water Treatment.

The Assistant Chief Operating Engineer must possess the ability to apply entry level supervisor practices to all work situations; perform administrative tasks related to plant operations, evaluate effectiveness of the treatment process, by means of data collected from various gauges and meters; perform heavy physical labor for extended periods of time. Also, the Assistant Chief Operating Engineer must be able to operate the following equipment: pumps, valves, sampling equipment, chemical feed system, and other equipment used in the Water Treatment Plant.

The Assistant Chief Operating Engineer shows confidentiality with test results, project long range plans, and personnel actions; maintains effective working relationships with co-workers, contractors, industrial/commercial customers, and the general public. Must maintain accurate records.

This position is paid hourly, non-exempt.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assign tasks, provide direction, and ensure work complies with quality standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Provide a regular and thorough update to the plant COE/Superintendent on department and personnel activities.

  • Review and interpret daily laboratory results. Advise and recommend operating changes in procedures.

  • Maintain all shift records including operator data sheets and daily plant record sheets.

  • Review and relay needed information to plant COE/Superintendent.

  • Maintain daily quality control log and record of daily observations.

  • Perform duties of Operating Engineers I, II, III.

  • Operate a personal computer to enter plant data, create monthly and yearly reports, create charts, utilize operational programs, and process necessary data related to the water plant operations.

  • Check plant daily by personal visual observation and report findings to plant COE/Plant Superintendent.

  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of the Water Treatment Plant building and grounds.

  • Ability to tolerate exposure to heat, cold, dampness, chemical fumes, dirt, and/or dust.

  • Ability to research and recommend actions to maintain compliance with regulatory requirements applicable to the Water Treatment Plant.

  • Performs other tasks as directed by plant COE/Plant Superintendent.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • An appropriate combination of education, training, and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. High School diploma or GED

  • A State of Ohio Certificate, Class III Operator license in Water Treatment.

  • Must have a valid State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary and required.

This position description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the employee filling this position, who will required to follow other instructions and perform any duties required by the employee’s supervisor or designee.