Municipal Water Leader
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    LEAN MANUFACTURING & SAFETY COORDINATOR

    Location: St. George, UT Deadline: Open until filled Salary: TBD based on qualifications RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead Safety Program to ensure employee safety and compliance with OSHA standards. Conduct weekly safety meetings with the team. Inspect the facility and property on a regular basis to identify safety, health, and environmental risks and ensure those items are mitigated in an appropriate time basis. Provide environmental, health, and safety training for new hires as part of the new hire orientation process. Provide direction with the production team if any unsafe acts or conditions are observed. Train and mentor department subject matter experts in the application of safety and the continuous improvement system. Optimize manufacturing…

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    Irrigation Innovation on Southern Utah University’s Campus By Beth Fillerup

    Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah, requires a lot of water to care for its campus. On its 75 acres of mostly NCAA playing fields, 4 man-hours of labor were required every day just to maintain the secondary irrigation system’s filtering system.  Tiger Funk, the university’s assistant vice president for facilities management, says the constant clearing of filters for the secondary watering system, which is tied into Cedar City’s secondary irrigation water system line, was taking a toll. “We had to check the filters every 8 hours, which, over a season, adds up.” And it wasn’t just the frequency—because the irrigation and filter components were housed underground for aesthetic…