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WASTEWATER MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN TRAINEE (APPRENTICESHIP)   

JOB TITLE:

WASTEWATER MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN TRAINEE (APPRENTICESHIP)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Arlington, VA Vas United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Department of Environmental Services (DES) is hiring a Wastewater Maintenance Technician Trainee in the arlingtonva.
us/Government/Programs/Water-Utilities/Sewer/Wastewater-Treatment/Water-Pollution-Control-Plant\" target=\"_blank\">Wastewater Pollution Control Plant
(WPCP), for on the job training/work apprenticeship program, whichoffers a career path to the highest level of mechanic at WPCP.

The WPCP is a state-of-the-art, highly automated advanced wastewater treatment facility, capable of treating more than 40 million gallons per day of high-quality effluent through wastewater treatment systems and equipment, such as automated de-watering centrifuges and influent lift stations.

The apprenticeship program is a structured four-year process for training, certifying, and compensating employees, as they move through four trainee levels to a full-performance Wastewater Maintenance Technician (WMT) position within four years of hire date.
Permanent status is achieved only after completing all training and certification requirements for full-performance WMT.


The apprenticeship program includes:

  • Extensive County-paid technical courses and training using the TPC training system, such as wastewater systems overview, safety, CMMS, WEF pump computer, backflow preventer, crane truck/backhoe/skidloader/rigging/overhead crane operation, multiple laser alignment, vibration analysis, root cause failure, oil analysis, and other required trainings;
  • A structural and pipe welding certification andCDL License;
  • Defined expectations of accomplishment at each level or subject to separation from training; and
  • A compensation plan based upon the achievement of new skills through comprehensive testing, certification, and demonstrated application of skills.

TheFull PerformanceMaintenance Technicianis responsible for technical, skilled trades and project management work.
This includes installing, maintaining, and renovating complex industrial systems and equipment in the WPCP, along with Water and Sewer Lift Stations operated, maintained and managed in DES.


Specific duties include:

  • Examining equipment to determine the viability of replacement or repair of parts or equipment;
  • Coordinating maintenance or repair work with other agencies or contractors;
  • Performing predictive, preventive, and corrective maintenance using a variety of diagnostic tools, historical data, blueprints, factory specifications and the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS);
  • Analyzing system failure or condition to determine root cause or potential for breakdown;
  • Evaluating problems or work assignments to determine scope of project, set priorities, estimate resource needs, and plan follow-up activities; and
  • Training staff and monitoring work and systems to ensure compliance with government regulations, standards, and mandates.

Minimum:

Apprentice Level 1:

  • HS Diploma/GED;
  • One (1) year of mechanical experience;
  • Must possess a CDL B License or obtain within first year of employment.

Apprentice Level 2:

  • Completion of Apprentice Level 1 requirements;
  • One (1) year of experience in wastewater maintenance;
  • Must possess a CDL B License, forklift certification, first aid and CPR certification; and IMI Wastewater Maintenance Technician I License or equivalent at time of placement in role.
Apprentice Level 3

:

  • Completion Apprentice Level 2 requirements;
  • Two (2) years of experience in wastewater maintenance; and
  • Must possess a backflow preventer license, IMI Wastewater Maintenance Technician II License, and plate and pipe welding certification at time of hire.
Substitution

: One year of directly related technical school training beyond the high school level or a college degree in Engineering or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience requirement.


Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates in one or more of the following:

  • Experience working in an industrial environment;
  • Wastewater maintenance mechanic experience;
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing pumps, blowers, mixers, conveyors, or gearboxes;
  • Rigging and material handling experience; and
  • Plate and pipe welding certification.

Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or must obtain within one year of employment for level 1, and applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or provide a copy of official driving record.
Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.
Applicant must provide written consent for Arlington County to obtain from previous employer's information required by DOT agency regulations concerning drug and alcohol testing information.
Once hired, the employee will be subject to a Department of Transportation (DOT) drug screening at such times during employment as required by federal, state, and local standards and regulations.


Work is performed in an industrial environment and involves exposure to hazardous chemicals, strong odors, drafts, noise, dust, grease, and dirt, including extended periods of standing, walking, bending, crouching.
Incumbent is also required to lift light to very heavy objects and equipment, climb ladders and elevations of 100 feet.
This position requires working outside for long periods of time with exposure to adverse weather conditions which includes rain, snow, wind and temperature extremes.


Candidates selected for interview will be required to participate in a work simulation exercise.
Candidates must also be able to pass a respirator fit test and work in confined spaces.


A pre-hire background check will be required and may include the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history.
You will be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.

Work Hours: 5:30 a.
m.
to 2:00 p.
m.
, Monday through Friday.
Must be available for holdover and/or call-back in emergency situations.


The Wastewater Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Program is a pay pilot within the Arlington County Government.
The salary listed at the top of the announcement is reflective of the entry at the trainee level to the top of the full performance level.
Entry pay and pay progression is based on meeting training, certification, licensing and experience requirements.


Permanent status with the County is not obtained until completion of training and certification requirements for the full-performance position.
All employees in the program must complete all stated requirements within the specified time frames, or they will be subject to separation from County employment.


Arlington County offers a competitive salary and a great benefits package including a Defined Benefit (pension) plan.
For more information on Arlington's family friendly benefits
arlingtonva.
us/Government/Careers/Employee-Benefits\" target=\"_blank\">click here
.


Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position.
Please do not give \"see resume\" as a response to the questions.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.


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Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

95014.4 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707246477-59ceebd142a049950d6a29e5034a294f

LOCATION:

Vas United States

CITY:

Arlington, VA

Job Origin:

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The Department of Environmental Services (DES) is hiring a Wastewater Maintenance Technician Trainee in the Wastewater Pollution Control Plant(WPCP), for on the job training/work apprenticeship program, whichoffers a career path to the highest level of mechanic at WPCP.

The WPCP is a state-of-the-art, highly automated advanced wastewater treatment facility, capable of treating more than 40 million gallons per day of high-quality effluent through wastewater treatment systems and equipment, such as automated de-watering centrifuges and influent lift stations.

The apprenticeship program is a structured four-year process for training, certifying, and compensating employees, as they move through four trainee levels to a full-performance Wastewater Maintenance Technician (WMT) position within four years of hire date. Permanent status is achieved only after completing all training and certification requirements for full-performance WMT.

The apprenticeship program includes:

  • Extensive County-paid technical courses and training using the TPC training system, such as wastewater systems overview, safety, CMMS, WEF pump computer, backflow preventer, crane truck/backhoe/skidloader/rigging/overhead crane operation, multiple laser alignment, vibration analysis, root cause failure, oil analysis, and other required trainings;
  • A structural and pipe welding certification andCDL License;
  • Defined expectations of accomplishment at each level or subject to separation from training; and
  • A compensation plan based upon the achievement of new skills through comprehensive testing, certification, and demonstrated application of skills.

TheFull PerformanceMaintenance Technicianis responsible for technical, skilled trades and project management work. This includes installing, maintaining, and renovating complex industrial systems and equipment in the WPCP, along with Water and Sewer Lift Stations operated, maintained and managed in DES.

Specific duties include:

  • Examining equipment to determine the viability of replacement or repair of parts or equipment;
  • Coordinating maintenance or repair work with other agencies or contractors;
  • Performing predictive, preventive, and corrective maintenance using a variety of diagnostic tools, historical data, blueprints, factory specifications and the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS);
  • Analyzing system failure or condition to determine root cause or potential for breakdown;
  • Evaluating problems or work assignments to determine scope of project, set priorities, estimate resource needs, and plan follow-up activities; and
  • Training staff and monitoring work and systems to ensure compliance with government regulations, standards, and mandates.

Minimum:

Apprentice Level 1:

  • HS Diploma/GED;
  • One (1) year of mechanical experience;
  • Must possess a CDL B License or obtain within first year of employment.

Apprentice Level 2:

  • Completion of Apprentice Level 1 requirements;
  • One (1) year of experience in wastewater maintenance;
  • Must possess a CDL B License, forklift certification, first aid and CPR certification; and IMI Wastewater Maintenance Technician I License or equivalent at time of placement in role.
Apprentice Level 3

:

  • Completion Apprentice Level 2 requirements;
  • Two (2) years of experience in wastewater maintenance; and
  • Must possess a backflow preventer license, IMI Wastewater Maintenance Technician II License, and plate and pipe welding certification at time of hire.
Substitution

: One year of directly related technical school training beyond the high school level or a college degree in Engineering or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience requirement.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates in one or more of the following:

  • Experience working in an industrial environment;
  • Wastewater maintenance mechanic experience;
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing pumps, blowers, mixers, conveyors, or gearboxes;
  • Rigging and material handling experience; and
  • Plate and pipe welding certification.

Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or must obtain within one year of employment for level 1, and applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or provide a copy of official driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record. Applicant must provide written consent for Arlington County to obtain from previous employer's information required by DOT agency regulations concerning drug and alcohol testing information. Once hired, the employee will be subject to a Department of Transportation (DOT) drug screening at such times during employment as required by federal, state, and local standards and regulations.

Work is performed in an industrial environment and involves exposure to hazardous chemicals, strong odors, drafts, noise, dust, grease, and dirt, including extended periods of standing, walking, bending, crouching. Incumbent is also required to lift light to very heavy objects and equipment, climb ladders and elevations of 100 feet. This position requires working outside for long periods of time with exposure to adverse weather conditions which includes rain, snow, wind and temperature extremes.

Candidates selected for interview will be required to participate in a work simulation exercise. Candidates must also be able to pass a respirator fit test and work in confined spaces.

A pre-hire background check will be required and may include the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You will be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.
Work Hours: 5:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Must be available for holdover and/or call-back in emergency situations.

The Wastewater Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Program is a pay pilot within the Arlington County Government. The salary listed at the top of the announcement is reflective of the entry at the trainee level to the top of the full performance level. Entry pay and pay progression is based on meeting training, certification, licensing and experience requirements.

Permanent status with the County is not obtained until completion of training and certification requirements for the full-performance position. All employees in the program must complete all stated requirements within the specified time frames, or they will be subject to separation from County employment.

Arlington County offers a competitive salary and a great benefits package including a Defined Benefit (pension) plan. For more information on Arlington's family friendly benefitsclick here.

Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give \"see resume\" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

#LI-Onsite

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