at City of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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FILTRATION ENGINEER IIIJob Number:376438 Description BID/JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Filtration Engineer III Department of Water Management Number of Positions: 4 Full-Time This position is open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City's collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME (BARGAINING UNIT #s 01, 03, 04, OR 05). BID INSTRUCTIONS: Apply on the bid site: AND 1. Check the box on your profile titled "Currently employed by the City of Chicago" 2. Enter your employee ID (located on your pay stub labeled 'payee/employee number') 3. Select your correct bargaining unit FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION ESSENTIAL DUTIES Under supervision, performs fully functional professional engineering work in connection with the operation, instrumentation and maintenance of water purification equipment and facilities. Coordinates and participates in the operation and maintenance of purification and chemical feeding equipment. Investigates equipment breakdowns and makes recommendations to prevent their recurrence; observes instruments registering purification plant processes and conditions and records relevant data on operations logs. Adjusts pumpage rates and chemical dosages to maintain water quality standards. Evaluates laboratory reports on the analyses of water samples and notifies management of changes in water purification levels. Calculates actual dosage rates of water purification chemicals and monitors residuals to ensure compliance with City or other governmental standards. Orders and specifies the repair and replacement of malfunctioning instruments and controls on purification equipment. Participates in developing specifications for new equipment purchases; assists in conducting specifications tests on new and refurbished equipment. Calibrates recording, regulating and treatment devices on purification equipment. Completes daily control logs detailing plant activity, treatment changes, equipment readings and problems. Prepares reports on plant operations and water quality levels for management to use in improving operational efficiencies. Maintains records of inspections, permits, work orders, correspondence and related documentation; participates in researching water treatment processes to keep abreast of changes and trends in new equipment and chemicals. Participates in the planning and conduct of research projects pertaining to purification engineering; assists in training and providing guidance to lower level staff. Performs related duties as required. NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class. Location: Bureau of Water Supply: Days Off: Various Shift: WeeklyRotating Shift Hours: Various THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Civil Engineering or a directly related field of engineering supplemented by one year of filtration engineering experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, provided the minimum degree requirement is met. Disclaimer - "Accredited" means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program. Education & Employment Verification - Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying.If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation.If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired. NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable. NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete, and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields. SELECTION REQUIREMENTS This position requires applicants to... For full info follow application link. The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer
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Job Posting: 11493166

Posted On: Dec 01, 2023

Updated On: Dec 17, 2023

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