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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.

 

 

Wastewater System Operator

Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority 
(posted 6/12/19)

 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORKPerforms semi-skilled work in the operation, cleaning and maintenance of collection system sewer lines, pump stations, manholes and wet wells; does related work as needed. Performs essential work functions during inclement weather conditions. Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS

  • Operates, monitors and maintains pumping stations, grinder and effluent pumps, and isolation, control and air release valves;

  • Operates and maintains vehicles, equipment and tools for safe performance of duties;

  • Cleans, monitors, tests, maintains and repairs collections and transmissions systems, including sewer line repairs, cleaning, TVing, clean out installation and smoke testing;

  • Investigates collection system for inflow/infiltration problems and makes repairs;

  • Responds to wastewater stoppages/backups, makes corrections and/or repairs and discusses problem with customers;

  • Prepares daily/weekly/monthly records of pump operations, complaint responses and activities;

  • Performs on-call response after hours and on holidays on a rotating basis and responds to emergencies as needed;

  • Participates with restoration projects, pump station upgrades and rebuilding of pumps;

  • Monitors and maintains odor control systems;

  • Pumps and cleans settling tanks;

  • Performs all tasks in a safe manner and in accordance with approved safety procedures;

  • Works around raw sewage, which is subject to OSHA standards on blood borne pathogens;

  • Develops and implements pertinent performance objectives and demonstrates knowledge of all basic components and programs of the collections department;

  • Performs intermediate math functions;

  • Participates in the maintenance of positive customer relations;

  • Performs tasks related to all GSWSA functions as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESIntermediate knowledge of electrical tasks with troubleshooting skills including the ability to use amp and volt meters; knowledge of tools, materials, equipment and tasks involved in the operations and maintenance of a sanitary sewer collection system, including the ability to operate pumps, generators, pressure cleaners, pump and haul, TV inspection and associated equipment, power tools and hand tools; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions and communicate effectively with staff and customers; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods under all weather conditions; ability to use appropriate safety equipment, follow safe work procedures, understand, and comply with Authority policies; ability to obtain state certification for wastewater collections and/or treatment and CDL driver’s license; 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, climb ladders, twist, sit, kneel, crawl, squat and walk; ability to drive a vehicle daily.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAny combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSPossession of a valid appropriate SC driver’s license. Must be able to obtain a “D” SC Wastewater Collection License and a Commercial Driver’s License within four years.

SALARY RANGE: $28,828.80 – $59,966.40

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, June 19, at 5:00 pm

 

Customer Service Representative

Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority 
(posted 6/11/19)

 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORKPerforms responsible clerical work/payment processing involving customer service activities and the preparation and/or maintenance of fiscal or related records; does related work as required.

Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Handles and processes payments at register daily;

  • Balances drawer daily;

  • Handles and processes daily deposits;

  • Submits daily register paperwork and applications to Billing/Collections Department;

  • Verifies all money through the Accubanker counterfeit detector and puts in drop safe as needed;

  • Handles and processes new service applications, transfer applications and customer terminations;

  • Matches work orders for applications, transfers, and terminations turned in by meter, tap and repair departments;

  • Verifies application fees are paid for sewer inspections;

  • Contacts inspectors when inspections are requested;

  • Receives customer complaints, searches information, and prepares work orders;

  • Handles utility account inquiries;

  • Operates calculator and other standard office equipment incidental to maintaining records;

  • Answers high quantity of telephone calls and assists walk-in customers on a daily basis;

  • Contacts dispatch when needed to have information sent to field employees;

  • Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESGeneral knowledge of bookkeeping terminology, methods, procedures and equipment; general knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment; general knowledge of utility service connection, termination, billing, collecting and adjustment procedures; skilled in the use of a variety of office machines; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to establish and follow detailed work procedures; ability to multi-task; ability to post accounts and perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy; ability to type at the rate of 35 wpm; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public; ability to stand and sit in high task chair for extended periods of time; and ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAny combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with major course work in Business, Marketing or related field.

SALARY RANGE: $28,828.80 – $59,966.40

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, June 18 by 5:00 pm.

This position is open in the Marion Customer Service Dept.

Apply online.

 

 

Wastewater Plant Operator

Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority
(posted 6/11/19)

 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs various degrees of work including intermediate to advanced technical work in the operation & maintenance of all wastewater treatment plants within the East Outlying WWTP area, equipment and piping; laboratory analysis; maintaining the aesthetics of facilities; does related work as required.  Work is performed under general supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Makes regular tours of plants and equipment observing operational conditions;

  • Reads and complies with NPDES permits;

  • Records readings from meters and instruments; analyzes readings and laboratory results;

  • Checks proper functioning of equipment;

  • Regulates and adjusts motors, pumps, blowers, valves chemical feed and other apparatus to meet changing operating conditions;

  • Pumps and dewaters sludge, drains tanks;

  • Cleans and services pumps, motors, screens and other equipment;

  • Assists when required in performing preventive maintenance on all plant equipment;

  • Cleans structures, buildings and basins;

  • Paints piping and structures as needed;

  • Sprays weed killer and assists with grounds keeping/landscaping needs at facilities using mowers, cutters, trimmers, etc.;

  • Operates farm machinery and associated equipment (tractor, backhoe, pressure washer, etc.) to maintain facilities;

  • Calibrates dissolved oxygen, pH and chlorine meters;

  • Secures plant site after normal working hours;

  • Collects permit required and process control samples;

  • Analyzes sample results to determine process adjustments that are required to maintain the WWTP’s are operating as required to meet NPDES permits;

  • Inputs data on computers, spreadsheets, emails and calendars;

  • Files and maintains records;

  • Performs on-call response after hours and on holidays on a rotating basis and responds to emergencies as needed;

  • Performs weekend plant checks as needed;

  • Performs tasks related to all GSWSA functions as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of the operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a wastewater treatment plant; general knowledge of hydraulic, chemical , biological and mechanical principles pertinent to wastewater treatment plant operations; general knowledge of laboratory  operations, equipment & procedures; general knowledge of the occupational hazards of the work and of necessary safety precautions; general knowledge of computers, Microsoft Excel program and emails; ability to detect flaws in the operation of mechanical equipment and to determine proper remedial measures; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to read and understand O&M manuals, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and operator training texts to obtain the highest level of operator certification; ability to read meters and charts accurately and to maintain various types of records; ability to perform preventive and corrective maintenance on facilities and equipment, ability to write legibly; ability to perform manual and semi-skilled labor for extended periods of time; ability to move and traverse obstacles at work sites; ability to perform manual and semi-skilled labor under all weather and environmental conditions in the field; ability to work safely and make visual and audible observations day and night; 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 walk, sit and stand sometimes for extended periods of time; ability to reach, bend, climb ladders, twist, sit, kneel, stoop, crawl, squat, pull and push; ability to operate a paddle boat; and ability to drive a vehicle daily.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED and some experience in the operation of machinery and equipment in a wastewater treatment plant.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of Grade A South Carolina Biological Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification is desired. Lower levels of certification will be considered. Possession of a valid Driver’s License.

SALARY RANGE: $34,320.00 – $71,385.60

Application Deadline: Monday, June 17 by 5:00 pm.

This position is in the East Outlying WWTPs Department.

Apply online.

Class II Waste Water Operator

City of Grovetown, Ga.
(posted 6/7/19)

Class II Waste Water Operator with lab experience to work at a new 3.0 MGD waste water plant.  There is a chance for advancement to a management position for the right candidate.

Please submit a resume and salary requirements to Elaine Matthews, Human Resources Director, City of Grovetown, PO Box 120, Grovetown, Ga. 30813, or .

Please include a letter of interest and salary requirements.  The City of Grovetown is an Equal Opportunity Employer and abided by ADA.

Deadline for applications is June 28, 2019.

 

 

Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator II (Greenville area)

Blue Granite Water Company
(posted 6/7/19)

 

Job Summary: Under general supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities. Maintains plant compliance with EPA standards and state water Commission. Performs general cleaning of grounds and buildings. Ensures plant safety and sanitary requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Operates and maintains water and/or wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits.

  • Monitors and samples well and groundwater upon entry to the system. Adjusts treatment levels when below-standard variances are detected. Samples water prior to exiting system.

  • Detects and reports atypical conditions, such as: damaged, malfunctioning and tampered meters, detecting and reporting leaks, high/low consumption, exposed wiring and other safety hazards.

  • Conducts ongoing repairs to equipment, or shuts down equipment for more extensive maintenance and repair, activating alternate equipment as needed. Requests services of outside maintenance vendor for major repairs and overhauls.

  • Activates pumps, valves and other processing equipment to move water through various treatment processes. Disposes of waste materials removed from water in line with Company procedures and government controls.

  • Assists Lead Operator with emergency procedures in the event of overflow or spill of chemicals or unpurified water. Follows safety protocol.

  • Adds chemicals to water by predetermined formula. Advises Lead Operator when minimum inventory levels of these materials have been reached.

  • Reads and interprets meters and gauges on central control panel, or at individual machines or stages in the treatment process. Adjusts controls as needed. Retrieves computer reports on treatment process.

  • Prepares reports and maintains logs on meter readings, tests, chemical and equipment usage, and all other recordkeeping requirements; maintains various Company records and other reports as required by the state.

  • Back-washes filters and basins; handles chlorine in a safe, effective manner; assures proper working order of chlorine-related equipment.

  • Cleans and maintains treatment plant, pumping stations and wells; prepares and paints equipment, walls and floors.

  • Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards.

  • Maintains a safe working environment and reports safety concerns to Area Manager.

  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.

  • Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.

Education: Required: HS Diploma or GED

Certifications/Licenses: Currently holds second-level operator license per state regulation, may be in the process of obtaining third-level license; must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Experience: Requires 3 – 5 years mechanical experience, including at least 3 years specializing in chemical treatment of water and/or wastewater and/or a minimum of 3 years in water and/or wastewater utility field with experience in the operation and maintenance of ground-water supplied water systems and associated distribution system.

Click here to view full job description and submit your application.

 

 

Lead Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator (Rock Hill area)

Blue Granite Water Company
(posted 6/7/19)

 

Job Summary: Under limited supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of a water/wastewater treatment facility. Responsible for maintaining plant compliance with EPA standards and state water Commission. Assists with training of other personnel and leading work crews. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes and works cooperatively to provide quality seamless utility service. Works with AM and RM to ensure continuity of processes, goals and vision of UI.

Essential Functions

  • Oversees the operation and maintenance of water/wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits.

  • Oversees the organization and delegation of team tasks.

  • Develops and maintains operational records and prepares reports in compliance with regulatory standards.

  • Oversees sampling and testing systems, and the functionality of pumps, conveyors, blowers and other equipment.

  • Installs and repairs pumps, motors, valves and piping; diagnoses, repairs and clarifies aeration equipment, ion exchange bins, filtration equipment and other major apparatuses.

  • Monitors and samples well and groundwater upon entry to the system. Adjusts treatment levels when non-standard variances are detected. Samples water prior to exiting system.

  • Detects and reports atypical conditions, such as: identifying damaged, malfunctioning and tampered meters, detecting and reporting leaks, high/low consumption, exposed wiring and other safety hazards.

  • Cleans and maintains treatment plant, pumping stations and wells. Conducts ongoing repairs to equipment, or shuts down equipment for more extensive maintenance and repair, activating alternate equipment as needed. Requests services of outside maintenance vendor for major repairs and overhauls.

  • Activates pumps, valves and other processing equipment to move water through various treatment processes. Disposes of waste materials removed from water in line with Company procedures and government controls.

  • Implements emergency procedures in the event of overflow or spill of chemicals or unpurified water. Follows safety protocol and notifies local emergency responders.

  • Adds chemicals to water by predetermined formula. Maintains minimum inventory levels of these materials.

  • Reads and interprets meters and gauges on central control panel, or at individual machines or stages in the treatment process. Adjusts controls as needed. Retrieves computer reports on treatment process.

  • Prepares reports and maintains logs on meter readings, tests, chemical and equipment usage, and all other recordkeeping requirements; maintains various Company records and other reports as required by the state.

  • Back-washes filters and basins; handles chlorine in a safe, effective manner; assures proper working order of chlorine-related equipment.

  • Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards.

  • Coordinates construction and excavation involved in system repairs; estimates required labor and materials; identifies equipment needed for all projects; orders necessary parts.

  • Maintains a safe working environment and reports safety concerns to Area Manager.

  • Trains personnel in the areas of laboratory analysis, operations and maintenance procedures, as well as compliance to Company policies and procedures.

  • Ensures all operators are equipped with necessary tools, parts and safety equipment to work effectively.

  • Stays abreast of Federal, State and local regulations and environmental guidelines regarding water/wastewater treatment and distribution.

  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.

  • Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.

Certifications/Licenses: Currently holds the minimum licensing in order to be responsible operator in charge per state regulation, or holds the minimum licensing to be classified as an Operator II with the ability to attain minimum licensing to be responsible operator in charge within 1 year of employment; must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Experience: Requires a minimum of 5 years progressive experience working in utility management or the utility industry. Requires knowledge and experience in the operations, maintenance and processes of water/wastewater treatment; knowledge of the controls, instrumentation and mechanical equipment in the utility industry; knowledge of standard practices, terminology and safety standards in the utility industry; thorough knowledge of local, state and Federal water/wastewater regulations; knowledge and experience with the materials and chemicals used in these treatment processes.

Click here to view full job description and submit your application.

Results Supervisor

Santee Cooper
(posted 6/3/19)

Job ID: # 5735
Job Location: Georgetown
Position Type: Full Time Regular
Job Closing Date: Friday, June 14

Position Description

  • Supervises Results Lab personnel and their actions.

  • Ensures accurate and timely testing of: lubricants, wastewater, boiler/cycle water, FGD chemistry, coal, and ash.

  • Responsible for evaluation of operating data and technical reports.

  • Advises management of possible issues pertaining to boiler/cycle water chemistry, FGD chemistry, or wastewater treatment.

  • Ensures compliance with regulatory agency requirements regarding wastewater and waste handling/storage.

Essential Job Tasks:

  • Supervises department personnel and verifies accuracy of condensate, feedwater, boiler water, steam, circulating water and make-up water analyses.  Monitors condition of cycle chemistry and recommends action to restore recommended limits.  Responsible for boiler chemical cleaning projects.

  • Supervises department personnel in the preparation and verification of wastewater testing and other environmental activities such as prescribed by SCDHEC and USEPA.  Ensures equipment is operated and maintained to meet permitted limits.  Advises management of trends which could lead to violations of regulatory limits.  Meets with regulatory personnel when required, maintains good relationship with regulatory personnel.

  • Monitors and verifies the accuracy of coal, ash, and gypsum testing.  Makes recommendations for wet-FGD and gypsum dewatering processes to improve chemistry.  Communicates issues with appropriate management.

  • Supervises the unloading of bulk chemicals and ensures safe practices are observed.  Maintains and verifies accuracy of records pertaining to generation, fuel inventories, receipts and usage; bulk chemical inventories and usage, and environmental compliance.

  • Supervises and assists in preparation and verification of daily, monthly, quarterly, and other routine reports, including well water sampling, NPDES, water use, solid and hazardous waste, BMP, and monthly progress report data, etc.  Completes EMIS tasks as assigned.

  • Inspects generating unit equipment (deaerator, condenser, steam drum) during planned and forced outages and provides condition assessments and recommendations.

  • Supervises and documents engineering associates’ and technical associates/assistants’ job performance and performs annual performance appraisals.  Recommends corrective action and provides associated documentation as required.

  • Provides engineering expertise or Results Lab related technical support to station management and other departments concerning pretreatment/demineralizer plant operations and station environmental responsibilities.

  • Ensures waste generated and waste stored in accumulation areas and used oil/waste storage area is managed per regulatory requirements. Actively seeks ways to reduce waste generation through use of alternate materials and procedures.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an EAC/ABET accredited college or university in Chemistry or Engineering  and five years of direct generating station experience.

  • Will consider Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a Biology, Chemistry or Environmental Studies.

  • FE registration preferred for Engineers.

  • Must be able to enter confined spaces, accommodate overtime and maintain 24/7 on-call status.

  • Must have “D” Wastewater Operator License or ability to obtain within one year.

Salary range: $98,720 – $123,400 (min.-mid.)

Apply online ONLY, please.

Santee Ccoper 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.

Superintendent Technical Services

Santee Cooper
(posted 6/3/19)

Job ID: # 5940
Job Location: Georgetown
Position Type: Full Time Regular
Job Closing Date: Friday, June 14

Position Description

  • Responsible for providing general and technical supervision for the Engineering and Results sections of a multi-unit steam-electric generating station.

  • Additionally, provides technical support to operations and maintenance departments for FGD, SCR, and environmental and chemistry issues.

Essential Job Tasks:

  • Ensure compliance with all corporate safety requirements. Ensure all supervisors stress safety and all employees wear appropriate safety equipment.  Ensure all safety and OSHA training requirements are completed by all employees.  Ensure adherence to clearance procedures. No personal injury or PMVA issues.  Maintain safety records as required.

  • Plans and directs activities in the Engineering, Results, and Environmental sections. Develops operating procedures and guidelines and solves operating problems.  Communicates effectively with clear, concise and comprehensive verbal and written instructions.

  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, monitors trends which could result in regulatory violations, and advises management. Establishes policies, methods and procedures for area of responsibility.  Communicates with company and external personnel as appropriate. Serves as the station team leader for BMP plan, EMS, SPCC, FRP, Hazardous waste and other environmental plans.

  • Recommends employment, training, promotions, discipline and wage and salary adjustments of operating personnel.  Ensures personnel compliance with departmental and company policies, methods, and procedures.  Ensures compliance with mandated training.

  • Staffs, trains, and directs budget preparation for all departments under responsibility.  Prepares evaluations and approves time sheets for supervised employees.

  • Ensures operating personnel maintain compliance with process and environmental chemistry requirements.  Monitors fuel analysis.  Ensures generating unit availability and performance are consistent with unit design.

  • Coordinates the overall environmental programs for the generating station.  Ensures all station personnel comply with Environmental Management System (EMS) program goals.  Ensures that all mandated (NPDES, CEMS, CD, etc.) reports to SCDHEC and EPA and other regulatory agencies are submitted to the management on time with minimal errors.  Ensures samples are collected as required by permit. Ensures all quality assurance requirements are met.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an EAC/ABET accredited college or university in Engineering and seven years directly related generating station experience in maintenance, engineering and supervision.

  • Must possess proven supervisory and administrative skills with proficient oral and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to enter confined spaces, work at elevations above and below grade and accommodate overtime.

  • Required to wear respirator; SCBA, air-supplied, chemical cartridge, and/or dust mask.

  • PE required.

Salary range: $110,080 – $137,590 (min.-mid.)

Apply online ONLY, please.

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.

Instrumentation Technician

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 6/3/19)

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORKPerforms skilled work in the maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment in a water or wastewater treatment plant or related facilities; does related work as required.  Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Installs, calibrates and repairs analytical and chemical feed instrumentation;

  • Diagnoses and corrects breakdowns of electromechanical and electronic controls in lift stations, wells and treatment plants;

  • Maintains single and three phase power distribution systems with voltages of 240, 460 and 4160;

  • Builds, modifies and installs controls on lift stations, wells and treatment plants;

  • Installs and maintains SCADA data communications network including wired and RF radio data systems;

  • Installs new and upgrades wiring on plants, well houses and pump stations;

  • Maintains emergency generator and transfer switch equipment;

  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment controls and communication equipment;

  • Installs SCADA units and flow meters; repairs breakdowns and makes modifications as needed;

  • Maintains schematics for controls and phases equipment to power source or generator as equipment is brought on line;

  • Programs Modicon and Allen Bradley PLC’s using Pro-Works and RS Logix software

  • Installs and maintains programmable controllers and related SCADA and associated equipment;

  • Responds to after-hours/weekend and holiday service calls on a rotating basis, works extended hours as needed during emergencies;

  • Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of standard practices, methods, tools and materials of the electrical trade; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with electrical maintenance operations and ability to observe and enforce appropriate safety precautions; extensive troubleshooting and repair skills relative to automated electrical systems consisting of relays, PLC and analytical instrumentation and other related control system components; skilled in the use and care of bench and hand tools, machines and equipment of the electrical trade; ability to work from sketches, blueprints or schematics and to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates; ability to maintain PLC and computer equipment; ability to work at heights on elevated structures; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time; ability to move and traverse obstacles at work sites; ability to perform manual labor under all weather and environmental conditions; ability to work safely and make visual and audible observations day and night; 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 walk, sit and stand sometimes for extended periods of time; ability to reach, bend, climb ladders, twist, sit, kneel, stoop, crawl, squat, pull and push; and ability to drive a vehicle daily.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAny combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and 3 years intensive experience in electrical and electronic equipment installation and maintenance work in similar facilities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid Class “B” CDL with air brake endorsement issued by the State of South Carolina.

SALARY RANGE$36,379.20 – $75,670.40

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Apply Online.

 

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Edgefield County Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 5/28/19)

Edgefield County Water & Sewer Authority (ECWSA) is accepting applications for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. This position will perform day to day operational and maintenance activities associated with biological wastewater treatment. Pay will be commensurate with experience and S.C. Environmental Certification license level. ECWSA offers health insurance and retirement benefits. Applicants must hold valid driver’s license, pass a physical, drug screening & criminal background checks. ECWSA will accept applications until the position is filled.

Send resume to ECWSA, P.O. Box 416, Edgefield, SC 29824 or stop by the administrative office located at 100 Waterworks Road, Edgefield, SC 29824 to pick up an application.

 

Environmental Systems Operator III

City of North Augusta
(Posted 5/28/19)

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOBUnder general supervision, operates a 14.0 MGD surface water treatment plant using conventional water treatment techniques in compliance with all state and federal regulations. Determines distribution system demand and maintains adequate drinking water supply at all storage tanks. Collects, analyzes, and documents the results of water samples used for treatment process evaluation and drinking water quality monitoring. Performs any required laboratory quality control tasks. Performs all treatment plant operational duties. Attends training for new procedures and emergency situations. Reports to the Water Production Supervisor.

Annual Salary: $41,716

View the full job description here.

Position will remain open until filled.

Mail applications to: Human Resources, City of North Augusta, PO Box 6400, North Augusta, SC, 29861.
Email applications to:

You may also apply online.

 

 

Water Reclamation Operations Supervisor

Georgetown County Water & Sewer District
(Posted 5/28/19)

Purpose: Responsible for directing the activities of water reclamation operations personnel in operating and maintaining all District water reclamation operations systems.

Salary Range: $52,071-$88,521

Click HERE to view full job description. Click HERE to apply online.

Position open until filled.

Georgetown County Water & Sewer District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex , including pregnancy & childbirth (or related medical conditions), national origin, age, or disability.

 

 

 

Field Technician I

Blue Granite
(posted 5/10/19)

 

Job Summary: Responsible for the accurate and timely reading and recording of water meters to facilitate customer billing; to identify water meter equipment problems; and to perform minor water meter and/or system maintenance.

Essential Functions

  • Walks 5 – 10 miles per day over established route, reading between 200 and 1200 meters per day and records volume used by residential and commercial customers.

  • Determines consistency of meter readings; reports unusual cases to supervisor.

  • Inspects meters and connections for defects, damage and unauthorized connections; ensures meters are registering properly.

  • Indicates irregularities on forms for necessary action by servicing department.

  • Documents customer interaction and field activities in CC&B.

  • Turns off service for nonpayment of charges in vacant premises, or on for new occupants.

  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date records.

  • Acts as liaison between the customers and customer service personnel for problem/complaint resolution.

  • Assists with maintaining mechanical, electrical and piping systems for area water/wastewater facilities, collections and distribution systems.

  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.

  • Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.

Education: Required: HS Diploma or GED 

Certifications/Licenses: Required: Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
*May be in the process of obtaining Distribution and/or Collections Systems certification or first-level plant operating license.

Experience: Some water meter reading experience preferred, in addition to previous mechanical or maintenance experience. Knowledge of cross connection regulations and ability to report violations and other unsafe conditions. General knowledge of water meters, care and operation of a variety of tools and equipment, and safe work practices is helpful.

Click here to view full job description and submit your application

 

Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator I

Blue Granite
(posted 5/10/19)

Job Summary: Under direct supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities. Assists with maintaining plant compliance with EPA standards and state water Commission. Performs general cleaning of grounds and buildings. Ensures plant safety and sanitary requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Operates and maintains water and/or wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits.

  • Monitors and samples well and groundwater upon entry to the system. Adjusts treatment levels when below-standard variances are detected. Samples water prior to exiting system.

  • Detects and reports atypical conditions, such as: damaged, malfunctioning and tampered meters, detecting and reporting leaks, high/low consumption, exposed wiring and other safety hazards.

  • Conducts ongoing repairs to equipment, or shuts down equipment for more extensive maintenance and repair, activating alternate equipment as needed. Requests services of outside maintenance vendor for major repairs and overhauls.

  • Activates pumps, valves and other processing equipment to move water through various treatment processes. Disposes of waste materials removed from water in line with Company procedures and government controls.

  • Assists Lead Operator with emergency procedures in the event of overflow or spill of chemicals or unpurified water. Follows safety protocol.

  • Adds chemicals to water by predetermined formula. Advises Lead Operator when minimum inventory levels of these materials have been reached.

  • Reads and interprets meters and gauges on central control panel, or at individual machines or stages in the treatment process. Adjusts controls as needed. Retrieves computer reports on treatment process.

  • Prepares reports and maintains logs on meter readings, tests, chemical and equipment usage, and all other recordkeeping requirements; maintains various Company records and other reports as required by the state.

  • Back-washes filters and basins; handles chlorine in a safe, effective manner; assures proper working order of chlorine-related equipment.

  • Cleans and maintains treatment plant, pumping stations and wells; prepares and paints equipment, walls and floors.

  • Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards.

  • Maintains a safe working environment and reports safety concerns to Area Manager.

  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.

  • Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.

Education: Required: HS Diploma or GED

Certifications/Licenses: Currently holds first-level operator license per state regulation, or ability to attain within 1 year of employment; may be in the process of obtaining second-level license; must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Experience: Requires 2 – 4 years mechanical experience, including at least 1 year specializing in chemical treatment of water and/or wastewater and/or a minimum of 1 year in water and/or wastewater utility field with experience in the operation and maintenance of ground-water supplied water systems and associated distribution system.

Click here to view full job description and submit your application.

 

 

Maintenance Technician II
(Water and Sewer Maintenance)

Town of Lexington
(posted 5/10/19)

The Town of Lexington is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Technician II.  Job functions include assisting in the construction and maintenance of the water and sewer system.  Must be a High School graduate and have one year of related experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have a Class II SC Drivers License and have SC Distribution and Collection System Operator Certification Class D or be able to obtain within one year.  On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   Applications may be obtained from the Town Hall at 111 Maiden Lane.  Applications and resumes must be submitted to Allen Lutz, Director of Utilities, P.O. Box 397, Lexington, SC 29071 or fax to 803-358-1535 or . Starting Salary $35,266. Position will remain open until filled.  US Military Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA.

 

Maintenance Technician III
(Water and Sewer Maintenance)

Town of Lexington
(posted 5/10/19)

 

The Town of Lexington is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Technician III.  Job functions include assisting in the construction and maintenance of the water and sewer system.  Must be a High School graduate and have two years of related experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have a CDL SC Drivers License and have SC Distribution and Collection System Operator Certification Class C or be able to obtain within one year.  On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   Applications may be obtained from the Town Hall at 111 Maiden Lane.  Applications and resumes must be submitted to Allen Lutz, Director of Utilities, P.O. Box 397, Lexington, SC 29071 or fax to 803-359-4460 or . Starting Salary $37,063. Position will remain open until filled.  US Military Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA.

 

 

Assistant Water Supervisor

Town of Lexington
(posted 5/10/19)

The Town of Lexington is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Water Supervisor. Job functions include assisting the Water Supervisor, Maintenance Superintendent and Director in the direction and maintenance of the Utilities Department of the Town.  Operates light to medium equipment used in the water construction and maintenance.  Must have at least two years’ experience as a crew leader and have safety training. Must be a High School graduate and have one year of related experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have a Class II SC Driver’s License and be certified in water distribution and wastewater collection and have SC Distribution and Collection System Operator Certification Class D or be able to obtain within one year.  On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   Applications may be obtained from the Town Hall at 111 Maiden Lane.  Applications and resumes must be submitted to Allen Lutz, Director of Utilities, P.O. Box 397, Lexington, SC 29071 or fax to 803-358-1535 or . Starting Salary $38,860.  Position will remain open until filled.  US Military Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA.

 

 

Wastewater Superintendent
(WW Collections Dept.)

Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority
(posted 5/8/19)

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs difficult technical and intermediate administrative work in supervising the operation and maintenance of the Authority’s wastewater pumping stations and collection systems; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.  Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Carries out planning and scheduling of department goals, directs, and supervises employees to achieve planned goal;

  • Ensures the availability of proper equipment and supplies for work assignments and emergencies;

  • Inspects work in-progress and assists with technical matters making significant operational decisions;

  • Supervises the Collections Management, Operation, and Maintenance (CMOM) Programs as written;

  • Develops weekly schedules and coordinates all work to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of employees;

  • Assists in the preparation of the department’s annual budget, and monitors monthly expenses and purchases;

  • Maintains asset management program and makes recommendations for replacement, upgrade, or repair,

  • Develops documents and implements training programs for employees for all standard operating procedures and CMOM programs;

  • Develops and prepares reports on all CMOM programs for documentation of compliance and trends;

  • Handles customer complaints and assists with property damage reports;

  • Coordinates pending projects with customers;

  • Enforces safe working practices and ensures that all safety equipment is available and is being properly maintained and used;

  • Monitors employee hours per program and asset growth for recommending personnel needs;

  • Ensures that 24-hour continuous coverage is available to handle any and all customer complaints, emergencies and operational needs;

  • Works during inclement weather and during other emergency conditions, as needed;

  • Schedules work when Wastewater Manager is absent, if needed;

  • Assists in developing CMOM operational procedures for monitoring and documentation of compliance;

  • Monitors and maintains odor control equipment and chemicals;

  • Works around raw sewage which requires adherence to OSHA standards on blood borne pathogens;

  • Checks completed work to ensure conformance to standards of procedures;

  • Oversees the quality of employee performance, resolves conflicts within the workplace and prepares performance evaluations for employees;

  • Monitors daily operations for capacity compliance and makes recommendations for system improvements;

  • Continually develops operations and procedures to improve efficiency, production and cost effective measures;

  • Monitors SCADA and the wastewater system; accepts calls from employees needing assistance 7 days a week, 24 hours a day including holidays as needed;

  • Performs related tasks as required;

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESThorough knowledge of the principles, practices and equipment used in wastewater collection and pumping operations; thorough knowledge of the practices of public utility operations; specific knowledge of GSWSA’s policies and procedures (i.e. safety, purchasing, and employee); proficient in the operation of Microsoft Windows, Lucity software, Outlook, Excel and Word or similar software; proficient in hydraulic analysis and understanding; ability and willingness to plan and supervise unskilled, semiskilled and skilled workers; ability to problem solve and use critical thinking skills to resolve problems as they arise; ability to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with Authority officials, employees, customers, contractors, vendors, and the general public; ability to apply concepts and to efficiently troubleshoot residential grinder pumps and their control panels, ability to perform calculations (i.e. fractions, friction losses, pump curves, percentages, area, interest, ratios and proportions) for practical situations; ability to apply common sense understanding and effectively communicate verbally and through writing; ability to comprehend complex verbal and written instructions; ability to maintain records and prepare accurate and concise reports; ability to read and interpret blue prints, specifications and construction plans; ability to work for extended periods of time in all weather conditions; ability to maneuver objects weighing 30 lbs and occasionally up to 60 lbs; ability to use up to 50 lbs. of force and up to 200 lbs. of torque occasionally to operate valves and move hand equipment around; ability to properly use and maneuver various powered and non-powered tools and/or equipment (to include, but not limited to: shovels, probing equipment, measuring devices, wrenches, etc.); ability to move and traverse work sites on unpaved streets, uneven ground and cluttered work areas; ability to work and make visual observations in day and night; ability to drive a vehicle daily; ability to obtain required licensure; and the ability to bend, reach, stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs and ladders, twist, sit, kneel, crawl, squat and walk.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and four years of experience in wastewater collection and pumping systems and two years of supervisory experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid driver’s license according to state of residence and possession of a Class “D” Collections License. Higher education may be considered equivalent to environmental licensure.

SALARY RANGE: $45,926.40 – $95,534.40

Click here to apply. The position will remain open until filled.

 

Field Technician I (West Columbia location)

Blue Granite Water Company
(posted 4/23/19)

Job Summary: Responsible for the accurate and timely reading and recording of water meters to facilitate customer billing; to identify water meter equipment problems; and to perform minor water meter and/or system maintenance.

Essential Functions

  • Walks 5 – 10 miles per day over established route, reading between 200 and 1200 meters per day and records volume used by residential and commercial customers.

  • Determines consistency of meter readings; reports unusual cases to supervisor.

  • Inspects meters and connections for defects, damage and unauthorized connections; ensures meters are registering properly.

  • Indicates irregularities on forms for necessary action by servicing department.

  • Documents customer interaction and field activities in CC&B.

  • Turns off service for nonpayment of charges in vacant premises, or on for new occupants.

  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date records.

  • Acts as liaison between the customers and customer service personnel for problem/complaint resolution.

  • Assists with maintaining mechanical, electrical and piping systems for area water/wastewater facilities, collections and distribution systems.

  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.

  • Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.

Education: Required: HS Diploma or GED

Certifications/Licenses: Required: Must maintain a valid driver’s license. (*May be in the process of obtaining Distribution and/or Collections Systems certification or first-level plant operating license.)

Experience: Some water meter reading experience preferred, in addition to previous mechanical or maintenance experience. Knowledge of cross connection regulations and ability to report violations and other unsafe conditions. General knowledge of water meters, care and operation of a variety of tools and equipment, and safe work practices is helpful.

Click here to view this position’s full job description and submit your application.

 

 

Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator II (West Columbia location)

Blue Granite Water Company
(posted 4/23/19)

Job Summary: Under general supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities. Maintains plant compliance with EPA standards and state water Commission. Performs general cleaning of grounds and buildings. Ensures plant safety and sanitary requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Operates and maintains water and/or wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits.

  • Monitors and samples well and groundwater upon entry to the system. Adjusts treatment levels when below-standard variances are detected. Samples water prior to exiting system.

  • Detects and reports atypical conditions, such as: damaged, malfunctioning and tampered meters, detecting and reporting leaks, high/low consumption, exposed wiring and other safety hazards.

  • Conducts ongoing repairs to equipment, or shuts down equipment for more extensive maintenance and repair, activating alternate equipment as needed. Requests services of outside maintenance vendor for major repairs and overhauls.

  • Activates pumps, valves and other processing equipment to move water through various treatment processes. Disposes of waste materials removed from water in line with Company procedures and government controls.

  • Assists Lead Operator with emergency procedures in the event of overflow or spill of chemicals or unpurified water. Follows safety protocol.

  • Adds chemicals to water by predetermined formula. Advises Lead Operator when minimum inventory levels of these materials have been reached.

  • Reads and interprets meters and gauges on central control panel, or at individual machines or stages in the treatment process. Adjusts controls as needed. Retrieves computer reports on treatment process.

  • Prepares reports and maintains logs on meter readings, tests, chemical and equipment usage, and all other recordkeeping requirements; maintains various Company records and other reports as required by the state.

  • Back-washes filters and basins; handles chlorine in a safe, effective manner; assures proper working order of chlorine-related equipment.

  • Cleans and maintains treatment plant, pumping stations and wells; prepares and paints equipment, walls and floors.

  • Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards.

  • Maintains a safe working environment and reports safety concerns to Area Manager.

  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.

  • Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.

Education: Required: HS Diploma or GED

Certifications/Licenses: Currently holds second-level operator license per state regulation, may be in the process of obtaining third-level license; must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Experience: Requires 3 – 5 years mechanical experience, including at least 3 years specializing in chemical treatment of water and/or wastewater and/or a minimum of 3 years in water and/or wastewater utility field with experience in the operation and maintenance of ground-water supplied water systems and associated distribution system.

Click here to view this position’s full job description and submit your application.

 

 

Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator I (Irmo location)

Blue Granite Water Company
(posted 4/23/19)

 

Job Summary: Under direct supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities. Assists with maintaining plant compliance with EPA standards and state water Commission. Performs general cleaning of grounds and buildings. Ensures plant safety and sanitary requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Operates and maintains water and/or wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits.

  • Monitors and samples well and groundwater upon entry to the system. Adjusts treatment levels when below-standard variances are detected. Samples water prior to exiting system.

  • Detects and reports atypical conditions, such as: damaged, malfunctioning and tampered meters, detecting and reporting leaks, high/low consumption, exposed wiring and other safety hazards.

  • Conducts ongoing repairs to equipment, or shuts down equipment for more extensive maintenance and repair, activating alternate equipment as needed. Requests services of outside maintenance vendor for major repairs and overhauls.

  • Activates pumps, valves and other processing equipment to move water through various treatment processes. Disposes of waste materials removed from water in line with Company procedures and government controls.

  • Assists Lead Operator with emergency procedures in the event of overflow or spill of chemicals or unpurified water. Follows safety protocol.

  • Adds chemicals to water by predetermined formula. Advises Lead Operator when minimum inventory levels of these materials have been reached.

  • Reads and interprets meters and gauges on central control panel, or at individual machines or stages in the treatment process. Adjusts controls as needed. Retrieves computer reports on treatment process.

  • Prepares reports and maintains logs on meter readings, tests, chemical and equipment usage, and all other recordkeeping requirements; maintains various Company records and other reports as required by the state.

  • Back-washes filters and basins; handles chlorine in a safe, effective manner; assures proper working order of chlorine-related equipment.

  • Cleans and maintains treatment plant, pumping stations and wells; prepares and paints equipment, walls and floors.

  • Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards.

  • Maintains a safe working environment and reports safety concerns to Area Manager.

  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.

  • Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.

Education: Required: HS Diploma or GED

Certifications/Licenses: Currently holds first-level operator license per state regulation, or ability to attain within 1 year of employment; may be in the process of obtaining second-level license; must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Experience: Requires 2 – 4 years mechanical experience, including at least 1 year specializing in chemical treatment of water and/or wastewater and/or a minimum of 1 year in water and/or wastewater utility field with experience in the operation and maintenance of ground-water supplied water systems and associated distribution system.

Click here to view this position’s full job description and submit your application.

 

 

Director of Maintenance & Field Operations

Greenville Water
(posted 4/18/19)

JOB SUMMARY:

The Director of Maintenance and Field Operations supervises approximately 70 staff members.  Responsible for water transmission, distribution, pumping systems and plant maintenance. Plans and coordinates normal and preventative maintenance, repairs, tapping and meter set.  Supervises and evaluates staff, directs work, provides training, conducts performance appraisals and appropriate disciplinary actions, as needed.  Coordinates department projects with other departments, utilities and agencies as required. Inspects work in progress and completed work to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures, engineering plans and specifications, schedules, various regulations and standards of quality and safety; provides problem resolution as necessary.  Responsible to develop and maintain the department budget.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A Bachelor’s Degree in engineering technology, construction, business or other relevant field, supplemented by ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in the construction and/or maintenance of water systems, is required; or possession of any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain valid certifications in the following: CPR, First Aid, and a State of South Carolina Water Distribution Class A License.

You may apply online.

 

 

 

Water Treatment Operator II

Greenville Water
(posted 4/8/19)

 

JOB SUMMARYOperates and maintains the assigned water filtration and treatment plant, following established policies and procedures to ensure the efficient production of quality, potable water for public use.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Operates and maintains assigned water filtration and treatment plant, performing all duties in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, safety rules, laws and regulations, including state and federal water quality standards and regulations.

  • Starts, stops, and operates machinery, equipment and systems necessary for the proper functioning of the plant.

  • Conducts hourly walk-throughs of plant to ensure proper operating condition of equipment and systems

  • Receives, unloads, mixes, dispenses and monitors the levels of chemicals used in the treatment process. Ensures proper paper work is completed

  • Monitors the status of plant operations through SCADA, including flows, pressures, chemical feeds, levels and water quality; makes adjustments as necessary. Maintains all related charts and records.

  • Performs routine preventive maintenance, cleaning and painting of equipment; performs minor and major corrective maintenance and repairs on plant mechanical equipment as needed. Performs general plant maintenance and custodial work as needed

  • Collects representative water samples and performs chemical and microbiological tests as required.

  • Receives, reviews, prepares and/or submits various records and reports including laboratory reports, DHEC reports, technical reports, operating/safety procedures, maintenance records and reports, flow charts, etc.

  • Responsible for monitoring distribution analyzers, pump stations and valves in the distribution system

  • Orders chemicals and supplies as needed.

  • Maintains knowledge of current relevant issues and industry trend.

  • Participates in the maintenance of positive customer relations.

  • Must be able to work rotating schedules. Must be available for after-hours emergencies; on call 24 hours per day.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust have a SC Class B Water Operator certificate or equivalent.  Must have a minimum of 4 years’ experience as a Water Treatment Operator.  High School Diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license are also required.

This opening is for the Witty Adkins Water Treatment Plant in Six Mile, SC 29682

Please apply online.

 

 

Water Plant Operator II

The City of Rock Hill
(posted 4/3/19)

 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCEA high school diploma, supplemented by at least five years of experience in conventional water treatment.  The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.

An “A” level certification in water treatment is preferred; a “B” level certificate in water treatment is required.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of the process involved in the pumping and purification of water, including chemical tests and microbiological testing.

  • Knowledge of the functions and servicing requirements of mechanical equipment and machinery.

  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to water treatment.

  • Ability to inspect machinery and mechanical equipment and to detect flaws and defects in operation.

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written communications.

  • Ability to read meters and charts accurately and to maintain records of shift operators.

  • Ability to work well independently as well as with others.

  • Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers.  Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Responsible for day-to-day operations, including control and maintenance of a 36-million gallons per day (MGD) surface water treatment facility.

  • Monitors and operates plant’s SCADA system, controlling pressure and flow of water in the distribution system.

  • Operates pumps and machinery, regulating valves and observing the flow dials.

  • Keep daily log of all shift operations; reads gauges and records information.

  • Conducts laboratory tests and analysis, adds chemicals to water system in accordance with prescribed standards.

  • Makes visual inspections of working apparatus and grounds.

  • Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.

SALARY: $20.42-$29.60 Per Hour

NOTE: 12 HOUR SHIFTS (6:00 P.M. – 6:00 A.M.) (7 DAYS ON AND 7 DAYS OFF)

Apply at Human Resources, City Hall, Room 230, Main Floor. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

This Notice is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties, knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the job. This is intended only to describe the general nature of the job. A more comprehensive list of duties, responsibilities and essential job functions is available on the job description.

The City of Rock Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer—M-F-D-V.

 

Water Plant Operator I

The City of Rock Hill
(posted 4/3/19)

 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCEA high school diploma, supplemented by at least five years of experience in conventional water treatment.  The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.

An “A” level certification in water treatment is preferred; a “B” level certificate in water treatment is required.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of the process involved in the pumping and purification of water, including chemical tests and microbiological testing.

  • Knowledge of the functions and servicing requirements of mechanical equipment and machinery.

  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to water treatment.

  • Ability to inspect machinery and mechanical equipment and to detect flaws and defects in operation.

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written communications.

  • Ability to read meters and charts accurately and to maintain records of shift operators.

  • Ability to work well independently as well as with others.

  • Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers.  Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Responsible for day-to-day operations, including control and maintenance of a 36-million gallons per day (MGD) surface water treatment facility.

  • Monitors and operates plant’s SCADA system, controlling pressure and flow of water in the distribution system.

  • Operates pumps and machinery, regulating valves and observing the flow dials.

  • Keep daily log of all shift operations; reads gauges and records information.

  • Conducts laboratory tests and analysis, adds chemicals to water system in accordance with prescribed standards.

  • Makes visual inspections of working apparatus and grounds.

  • Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.

SALARY: $20.42-$29.60 Per Hour

NOTE: 12 HOUR SHIFTS (6:00 P.M. – 6:00 A.M.) (7 DAYS ON AND 7 DAYS OFF)

Apply at Human Resources, City Hall, Room 230, Main Floor. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

This Notice is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties, knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the job. This is intended only to describe the general nature of the job. A more comprehensive list of duties, responsibilities and essential job functions is available on the job description.

The City of Rock Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer—M-F-D-V.

 

 

Water Treatment Operator (2 positions available)

City of Westminster
(posted 4/3/19)

 

The City of Westminster is accepting applications for a Trainee (entry level) through Class D or higher Water Treatment Operator.  Applicant must possess a high school diploma and possess a valid driver’s license.  Applicant must pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical.  Applicant must have the ability to pass certification tests.  Applicant must be able to lift and or move up to 50 lbs.  2 Year College degree in math/science and or strong maintenance background desirable but not required.

Job description

Treatment process, monitoring, evaluating and adjusting chemical feed systems, pumps, and water filters.

  1. Operation of process equipment and instrumentation, utilize SCADA system to monitor and operate treatment units.

  2. Maintenance of process equipment and instrumentation, assisting operators with maintenance and calibrating laboratory instruments.

  3. Collection of samples and interpretation of analysis, collecting routine and daily samples, analyzing samples and recording results.

  4. Plant process control laboratory analysis, conduct jar testing, pH, chlorine, turbidity, fluoride, microbiology.

  5. Plant security, safety and administrative procedures, complete safety classes, security monitoring of building and facilities, preparing purchase orders, filing.

Pay range: $12.09 entry level – $15.72 for D License. Candidates are automatically considered for higher pay for each higher level certification they obtain. Pay negotiable for C License or higher level license.

Full and part-time positions are available.

The City of Westminster pays for training and examinations.

Interested applicants should apply at City Hall, 100 E. Windsor St., Westminster, SC 29693. 8:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday.  Applicants may also apply online.

 

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