Department: MHOG Utility Department
Supervisor: Utility Director
Date: January 2019
The Marion, Howell, Oceola, and Genoa (MHOG) Utility Department is excited to announce an opening for an Engineer Position. Excellent full coverage benefits, short and long term disability, life insurance, flexible spending account and wellness program!
Salary: Starting 58,000 - 63,000 (DOQ)
The MHOG Utility Department is responsible for overall management, planning, and operation of the municipal water and sewer systems for Marion, Howell, Oceola, and Genoa Townships. The department oversees two (2) wastewater treatment plants, a sanitary collection system with over 500,000 linear feet of pipe and 56 pump stations, two (2) water treatment plants, and a water distribution system with over 750,000 linear feet of pipe, eight (8) water towers, and five (5) booster stations. The Utility Department has 25 employees located amongst the Township Hall, Marion-Howell-Oceola-Genoa Water facility, and the Genoa-Oceola Wastewater treatment plant.
Under the general guidance and direction of the Utility Director, the Engineer will perform both complex and routine technical engineering related work for private development designs, design and construction of water and sewer pipelines, water and sewage treatment plants and pumping systems, analysis and interpretation of sewer and water performance data, and asset management activities. The Engineer will also assist the Utility Director in budgeting and planning of utility department activities and capital improvement plans.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Please fill out the application here: https://hiring.accolo.com/jobs/Brighton/Michigan/Engineer/465358328/job.htm
Do you like working outdoors in any weather?
Does a busy fast-paced work day appeal to you?
Are you detail-oriented and organized?
Do you enjoy working independently as well as being part of a team?
Want to learn plan sheet interpretation and use of Geographic Information System Software?
Genoa Township Utility Department is excited to announce an opening for a Utility Line Locator. We offer paid comprehensive training, use of a municipal truck, and an excellent benefit package. The Utility Line Locator will work under the supervision of the Deputy Director of the Water Division and will also learn skills for water distribution and collection.
Starting Salary: $16.00/hr
The Genoa Township Utility Department is responsible for overall management, planning, and operation of the municipal water and sewer systems for Marion, Howell, Oceola, and Genoa Townships. The department oversees two (2) wastewater treatment plants, a sanitary collection system with over 500,000 linear feet of pipe and 56 pump stations, two (2) water treatment plants, and a water distribution system with over 750,000 linear feet of pipe, eight (8) water towers, and five (5) booster stations. Today, the Utility Department has 25 employees located amongst the Township Hall, Marion-Howell-Oceola-Genoa Water facility, and the Genoa-Oceola Wastewater treatment plant.
Under direction of the Deputy Director, the Utility Line Locator performs field location and marking of underground sewer and water utilities as part of the MISS DIG system, as well as documentation and positive response duties. The following duties are illustrative and not a comprehensive list of responsibilities. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
1. Receives, logs, sorts, and prioritizes MISS DIG staking requests received via e-mail for all existing sewer and water utilities.
2. Utilize computerized Geographic Information System (GIS) base maps to locate utilities and obtain as-built drawings.
3. Scale measurements from plan sheets and interpret plans to physically locate utilities in the field.
4. Mark utilities in the field using a combination of measurments, physical markers, and electronic locating equipment.
5. Photodocument staking requests and maintain a well documented electronic file for all completed staking activities.
6. Document all staking requests, denoting areas marked or clear through the MISS DIG positive response system.
7. Maintain an inventory of staking equipment and supplies, and keeping all staking equipment and tools in proper working order.
8. Work with the Engineer to document any observed field changes from plan sheets and generate lead sheets as necessary.
9. Work cooperatively and communicate effectively with contractors and underground construction companies.
10. Work with Collection and Distribution system personnel to notify them of observed required corrective actions in the field including leaks, manhole structures, valve boxes, and curb stops.
11. Perform distrubtion duties and assist with water distribution tasks when not involved with MISS DIG assignments.
12. Respond to after hour emergency calls.
13. Must work weekends during on-call rotation.
14. Perform all related work as required.
1. MUST have a valid Michigan driver’s license and proof of auto insurance.
2. MUST have an acceptable driving record with no DUIs within the past six years.
3. Familiarity with computers and software such as, but not limited to MS Word, MS Excel, etc. is required.
4. Completion of high school or its equivalent. Post high school attendance at workshops or courses for water and wastewater highly desired.
5. Ability to read and interpret plan sheets and construction drawings is desired.
6. Mechanical aptitude with some knowledge of mechanical, electrical equipment is desired.
7. Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs is required.
8. Ideal candidate must be able to successfully pass a drug and physical exam.
9. Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and pay explicit attention to detail. Clear and concise written and verbal communication is extremely important.
10. Situational awareness of surroundings is a must while working in or around operating machinery.
11. No pending felony or misdemeanor cases.
Environmental aspects (weather, dust, noise, odor, etc.) play an important role in this job. Must be able to work outdoors in all seasons and weather conditions and will perform duties at several treatment plant, collection system or distribution system locations.
Primary functions require sufficient physical mobility to work in the field environment to walk, stand, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, twist, grasp, and make repetitive hand movement. Must climb unusual heights on ladders, lift, carry, push, and/or pull heavy amounts of weight.
Statements on all job descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the classification. Job descriptions are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills. The employer reserves the right to change the job at any time. Genoa Charter Township is an equal opportunity employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Please fill out the application here: https://hiring.accolo.com/jobs/Brighton/Michigan/Utility_Line_Locator/465346005/job.htm