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Since SCRWA stands on the “front lines” regarding the water and wastewater industry in South Carolina, we are the first to know what positions might be available throughout our state. Check this page often for new job opportunities within our industry.

If you would like to post a job, send the information to Amy () in a Word Document or in the body of the email; PDF documents can’t be usedJob postings will be removed after 60 days.

 

Revenue and Utility Billing Clerk

The City of Folly Beach
(posted 6/14/18)

The City of Folly Beach is accepting applications for the position of Revenue and Utility Billing Clerk.  This is a full-time non-exempt position.  The hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday.  The position is responsible for all financial intake, utility billing, administrative support and all other duties as assigned.  Applicant should have the necessary education and experience to perform the duties of the position.  Experience with utility billing software is preferred.  The City of Folly Beach is a member of SC Public Employees Benefit Authority and offers state health insurance and state retirement benefits.  The City funds 100% of the employee’s health premium and a portion of the family coverage.   The starting pay rate is $14.50 ($30,160) – $16.50 ($34,320) depending on experience.

The on-line application may be completed by clicking hereInquires may be directed to Kathryn Battey ().   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

 

Utility Operator Trainee

Town of Edisto Beach
(posted 6/14/18)

The Town of Edisto Beach is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Utility Operator Trainee.  This position performs semi-skilled and skilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of water and sewer lines and related equipment.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Utility Operations Manager.  Individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent GED certification and must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.  Individual must obtain a Class D Water Distribution License within 2 years (24 months) of employment.  Entry level pay for this position is $28,426.00 (13.67 per hour).

Apply online or by emailing your resume to Bob Doub at .

 

Pump/Lift Station Technician

Town of Tega Cay
(posted 6/6/18)

Relocation is not provided and travel is not required. This is a Full-Time position, working 1st Shift. There are a number of Openings for this position.

Overview: Under general supervision, performs various tasks associated with the maintenance and repair of water collection and/or distribution system components, roadways and sidewalks. Performs related work as required. Reports to assigned supervisor. 

Job Skills/Requirements

♦ Performs various tasks associated with the installation, maintenance and/or repair of collection and/or distribution system components, roadways and sidewalks, etc.; will be assigned to specific duties according to city needs and/or employee knowledge and abilities.
♦ Performs the installation, maintenance, cleaning, repair and/or replacement of system components such as water mains and accessories, service lines, backflow devices, pipe, fire hydrants and hydrant extensions, new service taps, manholes, meter boxes, meters and appurtenances, air/vacuum valves, etc.
♦ Exercises valves within system to help ensure their proper operation; performs minor maintenance including valve box clean-out, changing out operating nuts, adjusting valve box/manhole grade, etc.

♦ Performs above-ground physicals on collection system rights-of-way and larger diameter water lines, verifying proper operation of air/vacuum valves, location of manholes, valve boxes, blow-off, etc., and does minor repairs as needed.
♦ Flushes and/or monitors hydrants as part of the flushing program or as a response to customer complaints. Makes minor repairs to hydrants, such as painting, replacing caps, etc.
♦ Cleans collection system lines as part of the preventive maintenance program and in response to stoppages, using combination truck or other approved methods. Installs infiltration and inflow monitoring equipment. Performs CCTV of collection system lines due to emergencies or as preventive
♦ Cleans collection system lines as part of the preventive maintenance program and in response to stoppages, using combination truck or other approved methods. Installs infiltration and inflow monitoring equipment. Performs CCTV of collection system lines due to emergencies or as preventive maintenance. 

♦ May perform the maintenance and repair of streets, sidewalks and curb sections, excavated areas, etc.
♦ Loads and unloads materials for transport to and from the shop and job sites; relocates traffic plates and other materials/equipment to and from the shop and job sites as required.

♦ Operates and maintains various types of equipment and tools, which may include a wacker tamp, service truck, tractors, trencher, asphalt roller, loader, jetting machine, cement mixer, air compressors, boring machine, pumps, jack hammer, tapping machine, pipe cutters, metal detector, pipe locator, pressure gauges, hammerhead moles, mighty moles, leak detectors, jet truck, meter cut-off tools, various cleaning apparatus, diagnostic tools, carpentry tools, plumbing tools, mechanic’s tools, various other hand and power tools, etc.
♦ Controls traffic at job site as needed.
♦ Performs backfilling, grading and excavation as necessary. Digs holes and trenches as needed.
♦ May locate water mains, service and utility lines, valves, etc., as required. Verifies existing utility conflicts by post holing.
♦ Observes collection/distribution system components for leaks, sanitary sewer overflows and other problems.
♦ May form, pour and finish concrete and apply asphalt as needed. May perform minor carpentry and painting work as needed. May read water meters. 
♦ Observes prescribed safety rules in the performance of activities and uses safety gear as required.
♦ Performs duties and responsibilities as necessary on an on-call basis after the normal shift has ended. Performs related duties as required. 

Education Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent

Certification Requirements: valid driver’s license

Additional Information/Benefits: Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent with practical and progressive training and experience in water system service repair or a closely related area, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid driver’s license. CDL preferred 

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Pension/Retirement

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Physical Exam 

Apply online here.

 

Utility Tradesworker I

City of Conway
(posted 6/1/18)

The City of Conway is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Utility Tradesworker I. This position performs semiskilled and skilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of water and sewer lines and appurtenances; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Utility Operations Crew Leader.

Responsibilities include install, maintain and repair water and sewer lines and appurtenances; make water and sewer taps and service connections; install and replace meters; operate trucks, air hammer and other mechanical equipment; operate confined space and other safety equipment in performance of related duties; install water meters, fire hydrants and valves; raise valve boxes; perform general ground maintenance tasks; excavate and backfill trenches; perform landscaping on property after work is completed; perform various maintenance tasks of city buildings including carpentry, electrical and plumbing repairs; clean vehicles and equipment after use; may be required to work after hours on an on-call basis; performs related tasks as required.

 Minimum Experience and Training: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some construction and maintenance experience of 1 to 2 years.

Special RequirementsMust obtain an Asbestos Cement Certification within twelve (12) months of employment and a Class D Water Distribution System Certificate within twenty-four (24) months of employment.

SalaryEntry level pay for this position is $25,516.00 ($12.27 per hour)

Interested persons should submit an application with a certified ten-year driver’s record to Lynn S. Smith, Human Resources Director at P.O. Box 1075 Conway, SC 29528.  Applications may be obtained from the SC Department of Employment & Workforce Center at 200 A Victory Lane, Conway, SC or downloaded from the City’s website www.cityofconway.comThe deadline to apply for this position is Friday, June 22, 2018.

CITY OF CONWAY IS A DRUG FREE AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

 

Utility Tradesworker II

City of Conway
(posted 6/1/18)

The City of Conway is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Utility Tradesworker II. This position performs semi-skilled and skilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of water and sewer lines and appurtenances; does related work as required.  Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Crew Leader.

Minimum Experience and Training: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some construction and maintenance experience of 3 to 4 years. Some knowledge of tools, materials and equipment used in the installation, maintenance and repair of water and wastewater facilities, buildings and grounds; thorough knowledge in the use of common hand and power tools; ability to operate dump trucks, mowers, back-hoe and other medium construction equipment; ability to perform manual and semi-skilled labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of a Class A CDL valid in the State of South Carolina. 

  • Possession of a Class C Water Distribution Certificate within 12 months of employment.

  • Possession of an Asbestos Cement Certification within 12 months of employment.

SalaryEntry level pay for this position is $31,908.00 ($15.34 per hour).

Interested persons should submit an application with a certified ten-year driver’s record to Lynn S. Smith, Human Resources Director, at PO Box 1075 Conway, SC 29528. Applications may be obtained from the SC Department of Employment & Workforce Center at 200-A Victory Lance Conway, SC or downloaded from www.cityofconway.com.  The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, June 22, 2018.

CITY OF CONWAY IS A DRUG FREE AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

 

Crew Leader

City of Conway
(posted 6/1/18)

The City of Conway is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Crew Leader. This position performs skilled and technical work overseeing and supervising the inspection, installation, construction, operation, repair and maintenance of water and sewer lines and appurtenances; does related work as required.  Ability to respond to calls after hours, weekends, and holidays in the result of an emergency water or sewer line failure; work is often under unfavorable weather conditions. Supervision is exercised over subordinate Pump Mechanics, Utility Tradesworker I and Utility Tradesworker II.  Work is conducted under the general supervision of the Utility Construction Supervisor.

Minimum Experience and Training: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and considerable experience in the maintenance, operations, repair and/or construction of water and sewer lines with 5 – 6 years of supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job; thorough knowledge of the fabrication of water and sewer line equipment, tools and appurtenances; ability to assign and supervise the work of water and sewer maintenance, operations and construction workers; thorough knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work; ability to operate standard office, word processing and computer equipment; ability to work in difficult work stations for extended periods of time; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates; ability to prepare simple reports and basic recordkeeping.

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of a Class A CDL valid in the State of South Carolina.

  • Possession of a Class C Water and Wastewater System and Distribution Certificate within 12 months of employment.

  • Possession of an Asbestos Cement Certification within 12 months of employment.

  • Must be able to pass the required pre-employment physical and background check.

Salary: Entry level pay for this position is $36,110.00 annual ($17.36 per hour).

Interested persons should submit an application with a ten-year driver’s record to Lynn S. Smith, Human Resources Director, at PO Box 1075, Conway SC 29528. Applications may be obtained from the SC Department of Employment & Workforce Center at 200-A Victory Lane, Conway, SC or downloaded from the City’s website www.cityofconway.com.  The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, June 22, 2018.

CITY OF CONWAY IS A DRUG FREE AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

 

 

Water Treatment Operator

Saluda County Water and Sewer Authority (SCWSA)
(posted 5/24/18)

 

AboutSCWSA to place greenfield WTP into operation in 2018.  SCWSA is seeking hire approximately 5 operators to staff the WTP located in eastern Saluda County off Highway 378. SCWSA’s WTP is adjacent to SCE&G Boat Ramp #4 and twenty minutes west of Lexington, SC.

QualificationsRequires a SCLLR Class “A” or “B” Water Treatment Operator License, valid driver’s license, and high school diploma or equivalent.  Water Distribution License preferred.

General DutiesOperators are responsible for the operation and maintenance of a 4 MGD water treatment facility that includes a raw water intake station, flash mix, pulsator clarifier, dual media filters, sludge thickening clarifier, EQ basin, clearwells, finished water pump station, operations center and laboratory.  Operators are also responsible for equipment and grounds maintenance.

Pay RangeDependent on qualifications and experience.

Work ScheduleOperators work 12-hour rotating shifts that include some weekends and holidays.

ResumesSCWSA will review resumes as they are received.  Please send resumes to: 

SCWSA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

 

Wastewater Treatment Operator

City of Woodruff Public Works
(Posted 5/17/18)

Position hours: Full Time 7:00-4:30 M-Thursday; 7:00-11:00 Friday. Overtime may be required.

Job Duties:

♦ Monitors and adjusts the WWTP as needed, makes any repairs to equipment. Performs sampling, testing, reporting, keeps records.
♦ 
Works with employees and responds to emergencies.
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Performs maintenance and repairs on the collection system and pump stations.

Qualifications:

♦ Minimum Class “C” SC Biological Wastewater certification, High School Diploma, Valid SC driver’s license.
♦ Ability to trouble shoot equipment, electrical components and make repairs as needed.
♦ Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the wastewater field and ability to pass a background check.

Salary: Pay is dependent on qualifications.

How to apply: Applications are available at www.cityofwoodruff.com. Email resumes and applications to or mail applications and resumes to Lee Bailey, City Manager, P.O. Box 1389, Woodruff, SC 29388.

Deadline: 6-15-2018 or until filled

EOE Disclaimer The City of Woodruff is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Accountant

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 5/15/18)

 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORKAssists in maintaining financial records and ensuring that financial transactions are properly recorded. Administers and maintains a variety of accounting and financial functions and other necessary professional assignments; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

♦ Checks and approves invoices for payment, processes and disburses payables checks;
♦ Reviews vendor statements for any outstanding items;
♦ Reviews construction contract and regular accounts payable invoices for extension errors, matches with purchase order, prepares voucher for approval for payment;
♦ Prepares monthly sales tax return;
♦ Reconciles inventory to physical count and makes necessary adjustments;
♦ Prepares 1099s at year-end;
♦ Reconciles bank statements to general ledger;
♦ Prepares detailed schedules of capital funds;
♦ Prepares and processes bi-weekly payroll; completes payroll deposits and prepares payroll tax returns;
♦ Coordinates the preparation of year-end reports including W-2’s;
♦ Reviews and ensures proper recording of fixed assets;
♦ Prepares all financial records for property accountability and to satisfy audit requirements;
♦ Reviews capital projects to determine eligible costs for reimbursement through grants, loans and contracts;
♦ Assists in annual budgeting and bi-annual rate study, as needed;
♦ Prepares timely and accurate requests for reimbursement of outside funds from grants, loans and contracts;
♦ Prepares schedule of Federal Financial Assistance;
♦ Prepares data and reports as required by external auditors;
♦ Prepares unclaimed property report for customer refund checks annually;
♦ Prepares miscellaneous billings; post billings to ledger;
♦ Prepares journal entries, reconciles general ledger accounts and assists in preparation of financial statements;
♦ Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESGeneral working knowledge of the theory, principles, methods and practices of accounting; thorough knowledge of the laws, ordinances and regulations governing utility system financial matters; extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; excellent computer/technology skills; proficient in Microsoft office; ability to prepare complex financial reports and records; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates; ability to express technical ideas effectively, orally and in writing; strong organization skills and the ability to prioritize workload; ability to operate a vehicle; ability to stand, walk and to sit for extended periods of time, ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, ability to reach, bend, stoop, kneel, handling objects with hands and/or fingers and other varying physical requirements.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEPossession of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university and 2 years’ experience is required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSMust possess a valid driver’s license according to state of residence.

SALARY RANGE: $40,081.60 – $83,366.40

Position will remain open until filled . Click here to apply.

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

SJWD Water District
(posted 5/15/18)

POSITION SUMMARY: To control treatment plant processes and equipment to purify and clarify raw and finished water for human consumption and for industrial use and to monitor and control the delivery of finished water through the company’s distribution system.

Decision making is within district policy and procedures. Supervision is available via phone as a minimum.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

♦ Inspect and monitor the water treatment plant by making daily rounds to ensure proper and efficient operation of water plant processes and equipment and document same.
♦ Operate and control motors, pumps, chemical feed rates to efficiently regulate flow of raw water into treatment plant.

♦ Monitor, sample, analyze and record water and other process parameters including the running of JAR tests as needed for process control and to satisfy regulatory requirements for the proper operation of the treatment process.
♦ Monitor plant equipment, pumps, and instrumentation to assess operating conditions, detect malfunctions and initiate corrective actions through proper writing of work orders needed to address problem conditions and/or equipment operation.
♦ Perform routine repairs or trouble shooting on equipment and assist in preventive maintenance activities as assigned.
♦ Perform routine safety and housekeeping tasks as assigned.
♦ Record information on daily logs and data collection paperwork and/or computer systems as needed to document and communicate operational status, ensure effective tie-ins with shift relief, and provide information needed for further analysis and troubleshooting.
♦ Monitor the operation and status of the distribution system including pump operation and tank levels and take or initiate actions necessary to optimize operation or address problem situations.
♦ Communicate with operations on-call and other personnel to initiate corrective actions in the distribution system when needed.
♦ Recognize, communicate and properly document recurring process and/or equipment problems as well as participating in the generation of possible solutions to such problems.
♦ Monitor inventories of necessary chemicals, reagents and other lab supplies, and other expendable items and reorder when needed.
♦ Perform other duties as assigned.

CLASSIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

HS Diploma or equivalent,

Knowledge of Water plant and Distribution System SCADA systems,

User level knowledge of Win-OPS System,

Proficiency in using E-mail and time card systems

Basic knowledge of Excel and WORD applications, finding and saving files, etc.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations Required:  Minimum of C Water Operator Certification with progression to “A” level Water Operator Certification within 2 years of filling the position to continue employment.

Equipment, Machines & Materials:  Standard office equipment, hand tools, computers; Materials:  Chemicals and reagents.

Other requirements: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions (See “Working Conditions”).  The ability to speak and write fluently in English is important in order to deal with customers and communicate essential information.

Download job application here.

Anyone who is interested in applying for the position should submit a completed application to Larry Christopher in any one of the methods below:

Mail:                       P.O. Box 607, Lyman, SC 29365
In person:              307 Spartanburg Highway, Wellford, SC 29385
Email:                     Fax:                         864-949-2818

The posting will be open until Thursday, May 31, 2018.

 

 

Water Plant Manager/Lead Operator

Pioneer Rural Water District
(posted 5/14/18)

Pioneer Rural Water District is seeking an experienced and dedicated Water Plant Manager/Lead Operator (Water Plant Manager) to manage their Lake Hartwell Water Treatment Plant (LHWTP), a Class VI, 2.5 MGD membrane filtration treatment facility located in Fair Play, South Carolina.  Under direct supervision of the General Manager, the Water Plant Manager will plan, organize, manage, and coordinate the staff, operation, maintenance, and management of the LHWTP and the associated water distribution system.  The Water Plant Manager is also responsible for the facility’s compliance with all state and federal water quality and regulatory requirements.  This is a responsible and technical position; an employee in this class exercises considerable independent judgement on a daily basis and must be tactful and diplomatic when dealing with the public and/or regulatory agencies.

Click here to view the whole job description.

Contact Paula Oliver with questions and to apply. Phone:  864.972.3082; Email: 

 

 

Water Manager

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 5/11/18)

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORKPerforms difficult technical work managing the operation and maintenance of the Authority’s water distribution systems.  Responsible for high-level success of the Department. Develops annual goals motivating team members, maintaining professional knowledge and nurturing the team members to achieve certain end results. Responsible for development of budgets and control monitoring. Work is performed under limited supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

♦ Develops annual goals of department subgroups and assists with plans, schedules and supervises work of Water Superintendents;
♦ Ensures the availability of proper equipment and supplies for work assignments and emergencies;
♦ Monitors progress of work;
♦ Assists with technical matters and makes significant operational decisions and strategies;
♦ Monitors compliance of distribution programs as written, updates accordingly in conjunction with DHEC regulations;
♦ Develops, documents and ensures all training programs and needs are fulfilled for all employees;
♦ Develops department’s capital and operating budgets and monitors expenditures;
♦ Monitors man-hours per program and asset growth to budget and maintain personnel needs;
♦ Monitors all work progress to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of employees;
♦ Maintains and ensures system capacity improvements are requested and budgeted to maintain operations for growth;
♦ Encourages and enforces safe working practices and ensures that all safety equipment is budgeted;
♦ Ensures 24-hour coverage is available to handle any and all customer complaints, emergencies and operational needs;
♦ Develops and monitors Asset Management Program and Meter Operations within the distribution system to ensure continuous operation and service;
♦ Assists with System Operations and ASR Well Programs, as needed;
♦ Attends meetings when Chief of Field Operations is absent, if needed;
♦ Oversees the department’s overall employee performance, resolving conflicts within the workplace and preparing performance evaluations on direct reports;
♦ Presents a professional presence to customers, employees, contractors and vendors;
♦ Continually develops operational procedures to improve efficiency, production and cost effective measures;
♦ Makes cost benefit analysis and business decisions that are financially responsible, accountable, justifiable, and defensible in accordance with organizational policies and procedures;
♦ Performs complex hydraulic analysis, understanding water well operations and treatment and develops an understanding of aquifer storage and recovery operations;
♦ Keeps abreast of new and existing  EPA, DHEC, and Water Resources policies, rules, regulations and procedures and ensures they are implemented and followed;
♦ Works during emergency conditions, as needed;
♦ Develops and prepares reports on all Department functions for documentation of compliance with programs, operational functions and historical trends;
♦ Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESThorough knowledge of the principles, practices and equipment used in water treatment and distribution system operations and maintenance; thorough knowledge of State and Federal requirements for water treatment, business operations, people management, human resources, project management, hydraulic and cost benefit analysis; thorough knowledge of the practices of public utility operations; ability to plan to provide guidance and direction to ensure overall departmental success; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, regulatory agency officials and the general public; ability to maintain records and prepare accurate and concise reports; ability to read and interpret blue prints, as-builts, specifications, pump curves, hydraulic analysis and construction plans; ability to apply common sense understanding and effectively communicate through writing and verbal communication to Water Superintendents for accomplishment of work goals; proficient in the operation of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel and Word or similar software; ability to apply concepts and calculate equations such as fractions, friction losses, pump curves, percentages, area, interest, ratios, proportions and cost benefit analysis; specific knowledge of GSWSA’s policy and procedures, i.e. safety, purchasing, and employees; ability to communicate verbally and audibly; ability to operate a vehicle daily; ability to use hands and fingers to operate a computer for multiple hours each day; ability to use close vision; ability to occasionally move or lift objects weighing up to 30 lbs; ability to visit project sites where the ability to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl is needed; ability to move and traverse work sites on unpaved streets, uneven ground and cluttered work areas; ability to work in all weather and environmental conditions including elevated noise levels, rain, sleet, snow and extreme temperatures; and ability to work and make visual observations day and night.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAny combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with major course work in chemistry, engineering or biological sciences and four years experience in the operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities and four years of supervisory experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid South Carolina driver’s license and a Class “A” Distribution or a Class “A” Water Treatment Certification.  Higher education may be considered equivalent to environmental licensure.

SALARY RANGE$53,622.40 – 111,488.00

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, May 17 by 5:00 pm.

THIS POSITION WILL BE OPEN EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2018 CONTINGENT UPON BOARD APPROVAL.  

 

 

 

Heavy Equipment Operator (Agricultural Operations Dept.)

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 5/8/18)

 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation and maintenance of  turf farms, tree farms, composting facility, and appurtenances; does related work as required; work is performed under regular supervision at any of GSWSA sites.

TYPICAL TASKS:

♦ Acts as lead operator in the work of the crew preparing fields, planting, mowing, irrigating, harvesting and delivering sod, hauling and applying sludge, maintaining grounds and ROWs and similar activities on a variety of farms and sites;
♦ Acts as crew leader when required;
♦ Cuts, stacks, loads, delivers and unloads sod, loads, hauls, unloads and spreads water and wastewater sludge from various plant sites;
♦ Assists in the operation and maintenance of compost facility as needed;
♦ Performs or assists in maintenance of farm equipment;
♦ Applies storm water, effluent, compost, sludge, pesticides and fertilizer as needed;
♦ Handles sod payments from customers and delivers to crew leader or supervisor;
♦ Operates trucks, tractors, backhoes, track-hoes, dozers, front end loaders, dredges, farm and other mechanical equipment in connection with the above tasks;
♦ Works weekends and evenings as required;
♦  Assists water and wastewater crews when needed;
♦ Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the tools, materials and equipment used in farm operation and maintenance; knowledge of a variety of maintenance and manual tasks involved in farm operation; knowledge of the safe use of common hand and power tools; thorough knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of common farm and mechanical equipment; ability to proficiently operate sod delivery truck, tanker, construction type heavy equipment, and other farm equipment; ability to perform manual and semi-skilled labor for extended periods. Ability to perform strenuous manual labor under all weather conditions in the field; ability to lift 100 pounds of force occasionally, and /or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; ability to bend, reach and stand for extended periods of time, twist, sit, kneel, crawl, squat and walk; ability to drive a vehicle daily.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED and 2 years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a farm including experience in operating backhoes, track-hoes, dozers, loaders, large trucks, tractors, and other farm equipment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a Class “A” CDL license with tanker and airbrakes endorsements.  Hazardous materials endorsement may be required. Must obtain a private pesticide license within one year of employment.

SALARY RANGE: $29,952.00 – $62,296.00

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, May 15 by 5:00pm.

Click HERE to apply.

 

 

Water System Operator

Little River Water & Sewer Company
(posted 5/7/18)

General Definition of Work: Performs semi-skilled work operating the Company’s water wells and distribution system, performs valve & hydrant maintenance, maintain cross-connection program, perform routine water sampling, may install water meters and maintain electronic metering system, and other work as required.

Typical Tasks:

♦ Locates, tests, operates, maintains, and performs valve and hydrant maintenance.
♦ Checks and maintains water system pumps, wells and tanks for proper operation.
♦ Obtains water system data and maintains logs.
♦ May perform repairs to water service lines, and metering equipment.
♦ Operates chlorine and chloramine equipment.
♦ Responds to water quality inquires.
♦ Maintains cross-connection program and performs test to company owned devices.
♦ Maintains water distributions system by flushing and collecting water samples.
♦ Perform routine laboratory tests.
♦ Performs on call duty.
♦ Various other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: General knowledge of water distribution systems, methods, and practices. General knowledge of the operating characteristics of hydrants, pumps, wells, power tools, and hand tools. Ability to operate, install, and maintain water meters and equipment. Ability to perform strenuous labor in all weather conditions. Ability to drive a motor vehicle, ability to lift 50 pounds, bend, reach, stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, ladders, twist, sit, kneel, crawl, squat, and walk.

Special Requirements: Possession of SC Grade B Water Treatment or ability to obtain within 1 year of hire, a valid SC driver’s license and ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License within 6 months of hire, and the ability to obtain a SC Cross Connection Tester Certification.

To Apply: Send a resume to Little River Customer Service (email).

 

Pump Mechanic

City of Conway
(posted 5/4/18)

The City of Conway is accepting applications for the position of Pump Mechanic. This position performs intermediate skilled and technical work in the inspection, repair and maintenance of pumping stations and related equipment; operate vactor truck; does related work as required.  This position may require working second shift and being able to work in all types of weather conditions and respond to calls after hours, weekends and holidays in the result of an emergency pump station failure or other related equipment failure.

Minimum Experience and Training: Requires graduation from high school or GED equivalent and 1 to 2 years of experience in the repair and maintenance of pumping station equipment.  Training in the entry of confined space required. General knowledge of the repair and maintenance of the mechanical, hydraulic and electrical components of pump stations; general knowledge of the occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions of the work; skill in the use and care of tools of the trade; ability to determine improper operation of pumping equipment and take proper remedial action; ability to follow oral and written directions; ability to work in difficult work situations for extended periods; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Special Requirements:

♦ Possession of a Class B CDL valid in the State of South Carolina.
♦ Possession of a Class D Wastewater Collection System Certification within 24 months of employment.

Entry level pay for this position is $32,390.00 ($15.57 per hour)

Interested persons should submit an application with a certified ten-year driver’s record to Lynn S. Smith, Human Resources Director, at PO Box 1075 Conway, SC 29528. Applications may be obtained from the SC Department of Employment & Workforce Center at 200 A Victory Lane, Conway, SC 29527 or downloaded from the City’s website at www.cityofconway.comThis position will remain open until filled.

CITY OF CONWAY IS A DRUG FREE AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

 

 

Utility Tradesworker I

City of Conway
(posted 5/4/18)

 

The City of Conway is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Utility Tradesworker I. This position performs semiskilled and skilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of water and sewer lines and appurtenances; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Utility Operations Crew Leader.

Responsibilities include install, maintain and repair water and sewer lines and appurtenances; make water and sewer taps and service connections; install and replace meters; operate trucks, air hammer and other mechanical equipment; operate confined space and other safety equipment in performance of related duties; install water meters, fire hydrants and valves; raise valve boxes; perform general ground maintenance tasks; excavate and backfill trenches; perform landscaping on property after work is completed; perform various maintenance tasks of city buildings including carpentry, electrical and plumbing repairs; clean vehicles and equipment after use; may be required to work after hours on an on-call basis; performs related tasks as required.

Minimum Experience and Training: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some construction and maintenance experience of 1 to 2 years.

Special Requirements:

♦ Possession of a Class B CDL valid in the State of South Carolina.
♦ Must obtain an Asbestos Cement Certification within twelve (12) months of employment and a Class D Water Distribution System Certificate within twenty-four (24) months of employment.

Entry level pay for this position is $28,426.00 ($13.67 per hour)

Interested persons should submit an application with a certified ten-year driver’s record to Lynn S. Smith, Human Resources Director at P.O. Box 1075 Conway, SC 29528.  Applications may be obtained from the SC Department of Employment & Workforce Center at 200-A Victory Lane, Conway, SC or downloaded from the City’s website www.cityofconway.com.  This position will remain open until filled.

CITY OF CONWAY IS A DRUG FREE AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

 

Water System Operator

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 4/20/18)

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs semi-skilled work operating the Authority’s water pumping stations, wells and distribution system, repairing service lines and maintaining hydrants, meters and valves; does related work as required. Performs essential work functions during inclement weather conditions.  Work is performed under regular supervision. 

TYPICAL TASKS:

♦ Locates, tests, operates, maintains and records hydrants and valves;
♦ Checks and maintains pump stations, wells and tank levels for proper pumping operation;
♦ Ensures proper line pressure and water capacity;
♦ Obtains water system data on residual, GPM, PSI, GPD pumped, percent of run time and related information;
♦ Repairs service lines and associated equipment;
♦ Operates Aquifer Storage and Recovery Well System;
♦ Operates and maintains chlorination and chloramination facilities at wells and pump stations;
♦ Maintains well houses; paints and repairs well houses and associated equipment;
♦ Responds to water quality complaints;
♦ Cuts grass; sprays for weeds;
♦ Flushes lines; takes bacteria samples on new and existing lines;
♦ Tests all cross connections for proper operations and makes repairs as needed;
♦ Performs on-call response after hours and holidays on a rotating basis and responds to emergencies as needed;
♦ Locates and reads water meters on assigned routes;
♦ Responds to customer inquiries and re-reads meters;
♦ Performs meter maintenance, tests small meters, repairs and raises meter boxes;
♦ Uses FC 200/FC 300 handhelds to interrogate ERTs to ensure equipment is working properly;
♦ Processes work orders and complaints; turns meters off and on;
♦ Participates in the maintenance of positive customer relations.
♦ Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESGeneral knowledge of water pump station, distribution and well operating techniques, methods and practices; general knowledge of the operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a water system; general knowledge of the operation of hydrants, pumps, wells, power tools and hand tools; ability to detect flaws in the operation of equipment; ability to read water meters; ability to remove, maintain, and install meters and meter reading equipment; ability to operate and perform maintenance on Authority assets with necessary hand and power tools; ability to obtain a commercial driver’s license; ability to obtain SC LLR Environmental Certification Board licensure; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and keep records and make reports; ability to perform strenuous manual labor under all weather conditions in the field; ability to drive a vehicle daily; ability to lift 50 pounds, bend, reach, stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, ladders, twist, sit, kneel, crawl, squat and walk. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAny combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSPossession of SC Grade D Water Treatment or Water Distribution Certification, a valid SC driver’s license, ability to obtain a SC Cross Connection Tester Certificate within 1 year, and ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License within 2 years.

SALARY RANGE: $28,267.20 – $58,780.80

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Click here to apply.

 

 

City of Walterboro
(posted 4/20/18)

The City of Walterboro currently has 3 positions available. Applicants must be willing to be on-call.

1) Utilities Forman

2) Water Tech

3) Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator- lab experience preferred

For more information, contact Bryant Moore () or visit the City of Walterboro’s website.

 

 

 

Wastewater Plant Operator “B”

Santee Cooper
(posted 4/5/18)

Requisition Number: 5326
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Location: Cross/Pineville
Facility: Generating Station
Unit Number/Name: 51434- Cross Wastewater Treatment Plant

Description:

♦ Operates, troubleshoots, and maintains all wastewater system process equipment.
♦ Must be able to work rotating shifts.
♦ Must be well-versed and knowledgeable of all applicable CCR and ELG wastewater regulations to ensure safe
and efficient operations of the wastewater treatment facilities.

♦ This position requires a South Carolina Class “C” Physical Chemical Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator license.

Requirements:

♦ High school diploma/GED with additional technical courses related to water plant operations/maintenance with six years directly related experience or Associate’s degree in technical or science related discipline with four years directly related experience required.
♦ Must possess a South Carolina Class “C” Physical Chemical Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator license.

Will consider Wastewater Plant Operator “A” or “C”

Wastewater Plant Operator “A”

♦ High school diploma/GED with additional technical courses related to water plant operations/maintenance with ten years directly related experience or Associate’s degree in technical or science related discipline with six years directly related experience required.
♦ Must possess a South Carolina Class “B” Physical Chemical Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator license.

Wastewater Plant Operator “C”

♦ High school diploma/GED required.
♦ Associate’s degree in a science related field preferred.
♦ Must obtain a South Carolina Trainee Physical Chemical Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator license upon hire.
♦ Must obtain a South Carolina Class “D” Physical Chemical Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator license within one year from date of hire.

Salary Range:

Operator A: $24.60 – $30.70/hourly
Operator B: $17.95 – $22.40/hourly
Operator C: $13.15 – $16.40/hourly

Application Deadline: Friday, April 27

To Apply: complete job application here.

Santee Cooper is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

 

 

Wastewater Collection System Lead Operator

Town of Sullivan’s Island
(posted 3/26/18)

This position requires a responsible energetic individual that works well with others.

Sullivan’s Island is a barrier Island located across the harbor from historic Charleston. Approximately 2,000 residents live on Sullivan’s Island today. The Town is known for its unhurried pace, beautiful beaches and local charm. A strictly residential community. Drinking water is purchased from Charleston Water System (CWS). Polyphosphate addition at three feed locations is the only treatment provided. An average of .570MGD wastewater is collected and transported to the Treatment Facility via six lift stations and approximately 17 miles of collection pipe. The WWTF is designed to treat .570MGD.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include: Performs a variety of tasks related to the collection and treating of water, wastewater and bio-solids to meet state and federal discharge regulations under minimal supervision. This position has responsibility for the overall operations and maintenance of the Sullivan’s Island wastewater collection system functions. On call 24/7 for after hour emergencies and works rotating weekend schedule for both water and wastewater systems. Residency requirement is a 20 mile radius from Sullivan’s Island. For complete job description visit our web site www.sullivansisland-sc.com

Minimum QualificationsRequires a valid SC driver’s license; high school diploma; valid SC “B” Biological Wastewater Treatment license and four (4) years progressive experience in the lead role of operation and maintenance of a wastewater collection system or treatment plant of similar size. A SC “B” Wastewater Collection System Certification preferred, SC “D” Water Treatment and SC “C” Water Distribution license is a plus.

An employment application can be downloaded from our website.  Applicants cannot be considered until a completed employment application has been received. Applications can be emailed to Greg Gress () or mailed to:

Town of Sullivan’s Island
Attention: Greg Gress
PO Box 427
Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482
Phone (843) 883-5748

Salary Range:  $23.17 – $28.65 per hour DOQ.

Position Open Until Filled.
Sullivan’s Island is an EOE employer.

We offer competitive medical, vision & dental plans, SC State retirement, life insurance, 10 paid holidays and one personal day per year, 6.67 hours vacation leave accrual per month, and eight hours sick leave accrual per month.

 

 

 

Utility Worker (2 job openings)

City of Tega Cay
(posted 3/23/18)

This is a Full-Time position, working 1st Shift. Relocation is not provided and travel is not required.
Number of Openings for this position: 2

Overview: Under general supervision, performs various tasks associated with the maintenance and repair of water collection and/or distribution system components, roadways and sidewalks. Performs related work as required. Reports to assigned supervisor.

Job Skills/Requirements

♦  Performs various tasks associated with the installation, maintenance and/or repair of collection and/or distribution system components, roadways and sidewalks, etc.; will be assigned to specific duties according to city needs and/or employee knowledge and abilities.
♦  Performs the installation, maintenance, cleaning, repair and/or replacement of system components such as water mains and accessories, service lines, backflow devices, pipe, fire hydrants and hydrant extensions, new service taps, manholes, meter boxes, meters and appurtenances, air/vacuum valves, etc.
♦  Exercises valves within system to help ensure their proper operation; performs minor maintenance including valve box clean-out, changing out operating nuts, adjusting valve box/manhole grade, etc.
♦  Performs above-ground physicals on collection system rights-of-way and larger diameter water lines, verifying proper operation of air/vacuum valves, location of manholes, valve boxes, blow-off, etc., and does minor repairs as needed.
♦  Flushes and/or monitors hydrants as part of the flushing program or as a response to customer complaints. Makes minor repairs to hydrants, such as painting, replacing caps, etc.
♦  Cleans collection system lines as part of the preventive maintenance program and in response to stoppages, using combination truck or other approved methods. Installs infiltration and inflow monitoring equipment. Performs CCTV of collection system lines due to emergencies or as preventive.
♦  Cleans collection system lines as part of the preventive maintenance program and in response to stoppages, using combination truck or other approved methods. Installs infiltration and inflow monitoring equipment. Performs CCTV of collection system lines due to emergencies or as preventive maintenance.
♦  May perform the maintenance and repair of streets, sidewalks and curb sections, excavated areas, etc.
♦  Loads and unloads materials for transport to and from the shop and job sites; relocates traffic plates and other materials/equipment to and from the shop and job sites as required.
♦  Operates and maintains various types of equipment and tools, which may include a wacker tamp, service truck, tractors, trencher, asphalt roller, loader, jetting machine, cement mixer, air compressors, boring machine, pumps, jack hammer, tapping machine, pipe cutters, metal detector, pipe locator, pressure gauges, hammerhead moles, mighty moles, leak detectors, jet truck, meter cut-off tools, various cleaning apparatus, diagnostic tools, carpentry tools, plumbing tools, mechanic’s tools, various other hand and power tools, etc.
Controls traffic at job site as needed.
♦  Performs backfilling, grading and excavation as necessary. Digs holes and trenches as needed.
♦  May locate water mains, service and utility lines, valves, etc., as required. Verifies existing utility conflicts by post holing.
♦  Observes collection/distribution system components for leaks, sanitary sewer overflows and other problems.
♦  May form, pour and finish concrete and apply asphalt as needed. May perform minor carpentry and painting work as needed. May read water meters.
♦  Observes prescribed safety rules in the performance of activities and uses safety gear as required.
♦  Performs duties and responsibilities as necessary on an on-call basis after the normal shift has ended. Performs related  duties as required.

Education Requirements 

♦  High School diploma or equivalent

Certification Requirements 

♦  Valid driver’s license

Additional Information/Benefits

♦  Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent with practical and progressive training and experience in water system  service repair or a closely related area, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid driver’s license. CDL preferred

♦  Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Pension/Retirement

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Physical Exam.

To Apply: Visit Town of Tega Cay’s website (here) or contact Philip Jolley, Director of Utilities, via or by calling 803.548.3512.

 

Water Operator/Operator Trainee

Georgetown County Water and Sewer District
(posted 2/19/18)- still open as of 5/4/18

The candidate will be responsible for the operation of the surface water treatment plant and groundwater systems.  Other duties include, but not limited to, performing lab tests and maintaining records and logs.

Operator position requires a SC Class “B” water treatment license.  Operator Trainee position requires a bachelors degree in an environmental science field and the ability to obtain a SC Class “B” water treatment license within one year of employment.

We offer an excellent benefit package including state health/dental and state retirement.  For more detailed information, please check our website at www.gcwsd.com/employmentInterested candidates MUST apply through our online site.  Please go to www.gcwsd.com/employment and click on the “Apply Here” icon to go to our online application site.

 

 

Water Reclamation Operator/Operator Trainee

Georgetown County Water and Sewer District
(posted 2/19/18)
– still open as of 5/4/18

The candidate will be responsible for the operation of the water reclamation facilities.  Other duties include, but not limited to, performing lab tests and maintaining records and logs.

Operator position requires a SC Class “B” Biological Wastewater Treatment license.  Operator Trainee position requires a bachelor’s degree in an environmental science field and the ability to obtain a SC Class “B” Biological Wastewater Treatment license within one year of employment.  Class “A” CDL with tanker endorsement desired.

Associate Water Reclamation Technician

The candidate will be responsible for assisting with the operation of the water reclamation facilities.  Other duties include, but not limited to, assisting with lab tests and maintenance of records and logs.

Position requires one year related work experience, or a combination of education and experience as required for South Carolina “D” Biological Wastewater Treatment license and SC “Class D” Wastewater Collection license.  Class “A” CDL with tanker endorsement desired.

We offer an excellent benefit package including state health/dental and state retirement.  For more detailed information, please check our website at www.gcwsd.com/employmentInterested candidates MUST apply through our online site.  Please go to www.gcwsd.com/employment and click on the “Apply Here” icon to go to our online application site.

 

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