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Wastewater Technician
ME, United States
28 days ago
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Wastewater Technician
Maine, United States
28 days ago

Description

Job Summary:

The MRWA Wastewater Technician will provide technical assistance to wastewater utilities throughout the state of Maine. This person is required to meet all deliverables set forth by the federal government for this program, including, but not limited to, a minimum of thirty (30) contact hours per-month, organizing various training opportunities, and traveling to necessary National Rural Water Association training events. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of the wastewater industry in Maine and a passion for assisting and improving the industry.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop annual operating plan inclusive of types of anticipated technical assistance
  • Secure no fewer than thirty on-site contact hours per month
  • Participation in NRWA events –out of state travel required
  • Accurately account for time, travel and daily activities through various log programs
  • Identify and maintain accurate utility contact information
  • Respond to after-hours emergencies
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

 In accordance with Federal Law and USDA Policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 



Requirements

Education/Qualifications

  • Minimum Grade II Wastewater license
  • High School Diploma with relevant work experience – Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Valid Driver’s license and has proof of insurance required
  • Comfortable with extensive travel throughout the state. Interstate travel required at least twice a year.

Job Related Experience:

  • 5 plus years of wastewater operations required
  • Preferred candidate will have knowledge of various types of wastewater treatment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suites

Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of wastewater processes and best practices
  • Ability to communicate effectively with operators and regulators
  • Understanding of an effective training environment and willingness to function as a part of a team in planning and presenting such classes
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to maintain culture appropriate professionalism in appearance and interactions
  • Must have ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend the English language

Physical Abilities and Environmental

Traveling to utilities and hotels (some overnight travel), flexible work hours. Extended workdays may be required to accomplish tasks and meet workload demands during peak periods. Requires extended periods of driving (sitting), some walking or standing, computer keying, working at a desk, and viewing spreadsheets and other written material. Ability to stand, walk, as well as talk, see and hear. There is also the potential for kneeling and lifting of objects up to 50 lbs.

 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64628987
  • Location:
    Maine, United States
  • Position Title: Wastewater Technician
  • Company Name For Job: Wastewater Technician
  • Job Function: Operations
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 50-75%

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