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Wastewater Maintenance Operator


City of Hutchinson seeks qualified applicants for the position of Wastewater Maintenance Operator.

Work includes plant/equipment maintenance and wastewater plant and lift station operations. Specific duties include repair and preventive maintenance on plant equipment, maintaining plant instrumentation, reading blueprints, schematics and diagrams, metal work, equipment modifications and fabrication, completion and documentation of work orders, routine and emergency vehicle/equipment maintenance, and material hauling. Plant operations include lift station inspections and maintenance, wastewater treatment unit inspections, assist with biosolids management and hauling, monitoring SCADA systems, lab work - sampling, testing, and recordkeeping, customer service, and service lines analysis.  Other duties include emergency response and City snow removal.

Requires HS diploma, technical training, and 2 years of experience.  Desire 3 years operations or maintenance experience in a water/wastewater treatment plant or similar industry or completion of post-secondary program in water/wastewater treatment operation and maintenance or related field, Class D Wastewater Certificate. Class B CDL a plus and required if hired.

Starting pay rate:  $19.53 per hour. Competitive benefit package.

Full job description and required application packet available at www.ci.hutchinson.mn.us
City Center
111 Hassan ST SE
Hutchinson MN 55350
tel: 320.234.5608 or e-mail: snelson@ci.hutchinson.mn.us

Apply by Wednesday, September 20, 2017.

The City of Hutchinson is proud to be a “Veteran Friendly Employer” in partnership with MN Dept. of Employment & Economic Development.  -EOE-




The Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator. The GRPUC operates an activated sludge facility with both primary and secondary wastewater treatment facilities.

Qualified applicants must possess an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Water Resource Management, Pollution Control Technology, or a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Environmental Sciences or closely related field. Additional qualifications apply. Please visit our website at www.grpuc.org for a complete position description.

The Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission provides electrical distribution, water and wastewater services to the greater Grand Rapids area.

Applications are available on the web site at www.grpuc.org or by contacting the
Grand Rapids Public Utilities
500 SE 4th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
218-326-7189, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Return completed applications, with required documentation as listed in qualifications, to
Julie Kennedy, General Manager
Grand Rapids Public Utilities
500 SE 4th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744.

Persons selected for an interview will be required to submit a cover letter, resume, and references.

No application forms will be accepted after October 6, 2017. Equal Opportunity Employer


PEOPLESERVICE, INC. - On-Call Wastewater Maintenance Tech
Garrison/Palisade, MN


Accepting applications for on on-call maintenance tech who is able to work on-call every other week, respond to after-hour emergency callouts and assist the full-time employee during absences.

While on-call will be paid 3 hours on-call and guaranteed 1 hour callout pay. Must possess a valid driver's license with clean record and live within a 30-minute response time Garrison/Palisade. Strong mechanical skills to repair related wastewater equipment required.

Apply on-line at www.peopleservice.com or call toll-free 1-877-774-4311 Ext. 3.

Position will be opened until filled. EOE


Water/Wastewater Operator
Location: The City of Babbitt


The City of Babbitt Public Utilities is accepting applications for a full-time Water/Wastewater Operator.

Minimum Requirements: Hold or be able to obtain within one year the following: 1) MN Class C Wastewater certificate; 2) MN Class D Water Certificate; and 3) MN Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

Preferred Requirements: Hold or be able to obtain within one year the following: 1) MN Class B Wastewater certificate; 2) MN Class C Water Certificate; 3) MN Type IV Biosolids; and 4) MN Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

Duties: Operation and maintenance of Class C Water and Class B Wastewater Treatment Plants, Biosolids Disposal Facility, Distribution and Collection Systems.

Excellent wage and benefit package.

Job description and application available at www.babbitt-mn.com (Employment Opportunities) or by request: Babbitt Public Utilities, 71 South Drive, Babbitt, MN, 55706, 218-827-2188.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



Interceptor Service Worker I
Location: Various in Minneapolis and St. Paul


Salary: See Position Description

OPENING DATE: 08/31/17 

CLOSING DATE: 09/14/17 11:59 PM 

LOCATION: Various in Minneapolis and St. Paul

The Environmental Services Division of the Metropolitan Council has five (5) immediate vacancies for an Interceptor Service Worker.

The Interceptor Service Worker position provides routine operation, preventative maintenance, and emergency repair of the regional wastewater collection systems and/or pumping stations.

Recruitment Type:  Open to all applicants who meet the qualifications.

Starting salary: $24.48 per hour

Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) utilizes state of the art technology to provide wastewater treatment services to over 100 communities in the seven-county metro area.  We operate and maintain eight wastewater treatment plants, 62 lift stations that pump or "lift"  wastewater uphill and over 600 miles of pipe to convey the wastewater to the treatment plants.

Full description and application online at

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer 


Civil Engineer - Wastewater Pumping and Piping - Mid Level
Location: Minneapolis, MN


Barr Engineering Co. is an employee owned engineering consulting firm that helps clients in the power, mining and fuels industries. In addition, we work with natural-resource-management organizations. Our project teams unite seasoned professionals with engineers and scientists eager to solve clients’ complex problems. To learn more about us, please check out our website at: https://www.barr.com. You’ll be glad that you did!

This position requires a strong understanding of water and wastewater infrastructure and design. The successful candidate will execute consulting and design project success. Responsibilities will include design, layout and planning of pumping and piping systems. Assignments will also include preparation of construction plans and specifications, spreadsheet preparation, site development design, report writing, construction cost estimating and construction support services such as bid evaluations, plan clarifications, review shop drawings, and prepare operations and maintenance manuals. As a SME, you will provide assistance with start- up and troubleshooting of new and existing pumping systems. Strive to provide quality control and quality assurance. The work may at times involve short-term out-of-town assignments.

NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in civil/environmental engineering
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certified, or ability to obtain PE within one year
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office software, Computer Simulation Modeling
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work cooperatively in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience
  • Work experience designing wells
  • Experience using AFT Fathom software
  • Project management experience

Please apply online at: https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/?positionId=1820

Barr is an Equal Opportunity employer.




The City of Red Wing is accepting applications from qualified persons for the full-time union position of Field and Laboratory Technician with the Public Works Utilities Division.

The starting hourly rate is $23.60 with generous fringe benefits.
Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or GED; an Associate’s Degree in Environmental Science, Watershed Management or similar degree program; two years’ experience in similar position that includes laboratory analyses, storm water program management or fats, oils and grease control compliance monitoring can substitute for the Associate’s Degree.

Must possess a valid MN Class D driver’s license or equivalent.

Applications are required and can be obtained at
or by calling (651) 385-3616.

Completed application material must be received by 4:30 pm Friday, September 1, 2017.
Resumes are encouraged but not required. EOE


PEOPLESERVICE, INC. - Appleton, MN - Wastewater Operator


Are you a Class A wastewater operator? Do you possess a B but eligible to test for your A certification? If you have answered yes to one of these, you are eligible for a $2,000 sign-on bonus!

For more information about this position and to apply go to www.peopleservice.com or call toll-free 1-877-774-4311 X3.

Position will remain open until filled.

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