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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 have a job you would like posted, please send the information to with the subject line “job posting.” Please do not send PDF documents; only Word documents will be accepted. Job postings will be removed after 60 days.

 

Water Distribution Operator

Town of Monetta
(posted 11/6)

 

Job duties: 

  • Constructs, installs and maintains water service lines and mains; and completes water taps, service connections and associated appurtenances and read water meters
  • Locates, troubleshoots and repairs broken water mains and service lines
  • Installs, replaces, maintains and/or repairs water meters and fire hydrants
  • Flush fire hydrants and tests hydrant flow pressure; and assists with the planning and installation of all infrastructures for all new developments within the town

Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma
  • Must have a minimum of one to two years of experience in a job-related field
  • Must be able to obtain within six months of hire, Class D Water Distribution Operator license and Backflow Prevention certification

Salary: Starting salary is $23,296.00, Based on 32 hours weekly; closed on Wednesdays

How to apply:  Apply at 290 Academy Street, Monetta, SC 29105

Deadline: Open until filled

The Town of Monetta is a drug- free and Equal Opportunity Employer. The Town of Monetta is an at will employment.

 

Distribution Technician I   2 positions available!

SJWD Water District
(posted 10/18/17)

POSITION SUMMARY: Under supervision, performs and assists with skilled work as a member of a crew in the installation, repair, and maintenance of underground water distribution pipeline systems; and performs related work as required.

Decision making is within district policy and procedures.  Supervision is available.  Much of the work is performed as a member of a crew, although individual assignments of a more limited nature may be performed.  Individuals in this position normally advance to Distribution Technician II after gaining experience and achieving proficiency which meet the requirements for that position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  1. Pipeline installation, maintenance, and repair by assisting higher skilled employees.
  2. Measures, cuts, and joins steel, cast iron, ductile iron, asbestos cement, copper, and plastic water pipe.
  3. Taps water mains; installs copper or plastic service lines; installs industrial, commercial, or residential water meters.
  4. Installs and performs minor repairs to hydrants, valves, meters, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  5. Locates valves, meters, hydrants, and related appurtenances from maps, drawings, and sketches.
  6. Observes proper safety precautions; maintains tools, supplies, equipment, and the work site in a safe condition; learns to install shoring in trenches as directed; sets up and places traffic warning devices and barricades.
  7. Assists in preparing the work site and in ensuring that materials and tools are available as needed; returns tools and equipment to their proper place; helps keep tools and supplies in a clean and orderly manner on the job; cleans the work area after the job is completed.
  8. Performs physical labor work as required. Operates saws, compressor, spades and tampers to cut and remove pavement in preparation for pipeline installation and repair work.  Uses shovel, pick, and bar to excavate; back fills holes and trenches; installs shoring and bracing in holes and trenches as required.
  9. May assist in disinfecting the distribution system.
  10. May perform maintenance and repair to meters and meter boxes.
  11. May keep simple records of work performed.
  12. May perform investigation, leak detection, pipe location, and hydrant repair, under supervision, on a training basis.

CLASSIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge: The identification and use of standard and hand power tools; South Carolina driving and safe driving practices. The equipment, materials and methods used in pipeline installation, maintenance, and repair; identification, use, and operation of common hand and power tools; safety procedures pertaining to the work, including proper shoring and barricading methods; sanitation practices applied to water distribution pipelines.

Skill: Using standard measuring equipment such as a tape rule; performing semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of underground pipelines; repairing a variety of meters and gate valves using hand and power tools and equipment required for the work; reading the interpreting pipeline drawings, specifications, and survey markers.

Ability: Learn the methods, materials, hand and power tools, and equipment used in performing semi-skilled work in underground water distribution pipeline installation, maintenance, and repair; learn and apply safety procedures related to the work; learn to read pipeline drawings, blueprints, maps and specifications; perform simple arithmetic calculations; work cooperatively as a crew member; establish and maintain effective working relationships; follow oral and simple written instructions; complete forms accurately and keep simple records; learn to disinfect and flush the distribution system.

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that has led to the acquisition of the knowledge, skills and abilities specified above. Generally, a high school diploma or its equivalent and at least 1 year of experience installing, maintaining, and repairing underground pipelines.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations Required:  CDL license desirable and Distribution License D

Equipment, Machines & Materials:  Office systems/equipment: laptops.  Heavy/specialized equipment: Backhoe, loader, boring machines, welder, air compressor, jack hammer, trencher, tractor, generators large and small, pumps, pipe saw, chain saw, dump truck, low boy truck.

Other requirements: Must possess the physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the position, including the ability to lift and carry tools and equipment.  Must be willing to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and work overtime on an extended shift or off-hours, as needed. See Working Conditions.

Application deadline: Friday, November 4

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

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

If you have any questions, please contact Larry Christopher at .

 

 

Wastewater Plant Maintenance Technician – Metro Wastewater Plant

City of Columbia
(posted 10/11/17)

JOB SUMMARY:

This position performs skilled work in the inspection, maintenance and repair of the City’s wastewater treatment plant and/or sanitary sewer lift stations, and related equipment and facilities; and performs other skilled and semi-skilled work as required. This class works according to set procedures under close supervision.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Inspects, maintains and repairs equipment and systems associated with the City’s wastewater treatment plant and lift stations;
  • Performs preventive maintenance on mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic plant equipment as scheduled; maintains related records;
  • Inspects, troubleshoots and repairs equipment;
  • Assists with construction and installation projects as assigned;
  • Performs general building and grounds maintenance and repair work as required;
  • Prepares and maintains accurate work records;
  • Performs all duties in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, regulations, and standards of quality and safety;
  • Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns, complaints and requests for assistance from customers and the general public regarding areas of responsibility;
  • Attends meetings, training, etc., as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills;
  • Works on call 24 hours per day for emergency response. Must also be able to be on call on a rotating basis, as needed, and must be able to work additional hours, weekends, holidays, etc., as needed in order to accomplish assigned work;
  • May be required to work additional hours as needed in order to accomplish assigned work; and
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • High school diploma or GED;
  • Valid South Carolina Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License (with tanker endorsement), or be able to obtain within nine (9) months from date of hire or promotion;
  • Biological Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator “D” license and Wastewater Collection System Operator “D” license or be able to obtain within 36 months from date of hire, or 18 months from date of promotion.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The work is considered heavy in nature and involves walking, standing, climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, crawling, reaching, and constantly lifting, pushing or raising objects, exerting between 35 to 50 pounds of force on a recurring basis and 100 pounds of force on a frequent basis.

SALARY RANGE: $ 33,336.00 – 41,670.00

QUESTIONS: Contact Maintenance Manager Ashley Dove at 803-545-0180.

APPLY ONLINE: Click here.

 

Water Plant Operator “B”

Town of Winnsboro
(posted 9/26/17)

Under general supervision, responsible for following procedures established to produce safe drinking water within regulations.  Performs analysis of water content, maintains records of analysis and treatment. Operates technical equipment including motors, pumps, lab equipment, volt/amp meters, mechanical tools, turbidity meter, etc.

Must have high school diploma or equivalent with three years experience in water operation.   Must have minimum of “B” certification.   Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.

Will be required to work shifts.

Please apply in person or send resume to:

Town of Winnsboro Personnel Department
Physical: 207 North Congress Street
Mailing: PO Box 209
Winnsboro, SC   29180

Office: (803) 635-4943
Fax: (803) 635-3697

CLOSING DATE:  Open until filled

The Town of Winnsboro is an EOE.

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Lugoff Elgin Water Authority
(posted 9/25/17)

Lugoff Elgin Water Authority has an exciting employment opportunity for those who qualify. Candidates must possess a minimum of a “C” level Water Treatment license in the state of South Carolina. Surface water treatment and laboratory experience is preferred although not mandatory. Weekend and shift work is required but schedule is flexible at the moment.

  • Starting salary is $37,440-$45,760 and will be determined based on experience.
  • 15 paid holidays a year
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • South Carolina state retirement
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance premium paid by employer (For employee only)

If you are a motivated team player interested in advancing your career, contact me today by sending your resume to the email listed below.

Dustin Watford
Superintendent of Water Treatment
Lugoff Elgin Water Authority
Office: 803-438-9222
Email:

 

Account Manager

Earthwise Environmental, Inc.
(posted 9/13/17)

Earthwise Environmental is an industry leader in safe, efficient and environmentally sound water treatment and management solutions. Our areas of proficiency include boiler, cooling tower, closed system and waste water applications.

The Account Manager will provide onsite customer service for maintenance of all products & equipment Earthwise provides, including water softening, reverse osmosis, filtration, and other water & energy saving technologies.  In the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, the Account Manager is responsible for ensuring that all customers meet the Earthwise Standard of Care.  The Account Manager will coordinate their technical sales efforts with the Earthwise Director of Sales.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise and testing services to existing Earthwise accounts; prepare computer generated service reports summarizing each service call.
  • Work with Earthwise Managing Directors and Director of Sales on full water solutions proposals for the existing customer base and potential new clients; writing and presenting proposals.
  • Train and communicate with existing equipment vendors to identify new technologies for water conservation and chemical reductions. Report this information to the Earthwise Director of Technology.
  • Become the full water solutions “expert” for reverse osmosis, ion exchange, membrane filter, and chemical-free technologies as taught by Earthwise; provide recommendations to customers for system and equipment improvements.
  • Seek out new accounts independently; and with the help of the Earthwise Director of Sales, maintain a record of communications in company provided software for customer relations management.
  • Perform other duties, in your 3 state territory, as assigned by the Managing Directors.

Behavior & Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Customer service focus & results oriented
  • Operate with a sense of urgency and with the best interest of the customer and company in mind
  • Sincere and open communication
  • Strong environmental consciousness
  • Ability and willingness to travel a local route in a company service vehicle
  • Possess a valid U.S. state driver’s license
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Competency in CAD and/or similar basic drawing program for piping/hydronic flows is preferred
  • Mechanically inclined with basic electronics and plumbing skills preferred

Education & Work Experience: College or Technical/ Trade School Degree in Engineering, Technical Field or 3-5 years of experience in water treatment or plumbing.

How to Apply: Contact Adam Rix via email or phone: 855-868-8809.

 

Water Treatment Operator

Saluda County Water and Sewer Authority
(posted 9/11/17)

Location581 Shealy Road, Leesville, SC 29070

About: Saluda County Water and Sewer Authority (SCWSA) 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 Plant Operator

City of Bishopville
(posted 9/8/17)

Job duties:

  • Monitors and adjusts the wastewater treatment plant as needed; makes any repairs to equipment: performs sampling, testing and reporting; and keeps records
  • Performs other tasks such as maintaining collection systems, pump stations and other assigned duties

Qualifications:

  • High School diplomas or equivalent and valid S. C. driver’s license
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Preferred Class C S.C. Biological Wastewater certification (must be able to pass the examination within one year of hire)

Pay info:  Pay is dependent on qualifications and includes an excellent benefits package

How to apply:  Email:  or mail resume and application to: Freddie Dubose, Utility Director, PO Box 388, Bishopville, SC  29010

DeadlineOctober 13,  2017   

The City of Bishopville is a drug-free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent

City of Bishopville
(posted 9/8/17)

Job duties

  • Plans and supervises the efficient operation of the city wastewater treatment plant
  • Ensures an adequate wastewater collection system pretreatment program
  • Performs other professional, technical, administrative and supervisory work as required; works within broad policy and organizational guidelines; performs independent planning and implementation; and reports progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings

Qualifications:

  • Recommends a bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of four to five years of experience in a job-related field
  • Class B Biological Wastewater license

Pay info:  Pay is dependent on qualifications and includes an excellent benefits package

How to apply:  Email:  or mail resume and application to: Freddie Dubose, Utility Director, PO Box 388, Bishopville, SC  29010

Deadline:  October 13, 2017

The City of Bishopville is a drug-free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Barnwell
(posted 8/10/17)

Job Duties: Operates sewage treatment, sludge processing, and disposal equipment in wastewater (sewage) treatment plant to control flow and processing of sewage by performing a number of duties.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED, and one to three months related experience and/or training at minimum.  2 or 4 year science related college degree is also a plus and shows potential for continued success in certification requirements.  SC Wastewater Treatment Level D certificate preferred with the ability to obtain a level B (required) within two years, minimum.  Current driver’s license required

Pay info: Pay scale is dependent on current certifications and licenses, if applicable.

How to apply: Full job description can be found on the City of Barnwell website (here). Applications are on the website or may be picked up at City Hall at 140 Main Street, Barnwell.  Resumes are accepted but city applications are required for complete applicant file.  Send to Human Resources, City of Barnwell, P O Box 776, Barnwell, SC 29812.

Deadline: Until filled

EOE Disclaimer City of Barnwell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Maintenance Mechanic

Summerville CPW
(posted 8/7/17)

Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on all mechanical and electrical equipment operated in the Wastewater Collection system, Wastewater Treatment Plant, and Potable Water Distribution systems.  Experience with repair of pumps, motors, valves, and piping systems is desired.  Valid SC driver’s license and HS diploma or GED required.  Excellent benefits package.

Send resume and completed job application the address below. Click here for an application.

Steve Durham
Summerville CPW
PO Box 817
Summerville, SC 29484

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor

City of Woodruff – Public Works
(posted 8/2/17)

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.
  • Performs other tasks such as maintaining collection system, pump stations and other assigned duties.
  • Oversees the day to day operation of the WWTF and collection system.
  • Supervises and gives direction to employees.
  • Must serve as lab director and have knowledge of daily testing procedures.
  • Should have understanding of all required laws and regulations administered through DHEC.
  • Experience with biosolids and land applying of biosolids.
  • Must have a good mechanical background as routine maintenance of equipment is required.
  • Record keeping of pump stations and collection system maintenance.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid SC driver’s license.
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening. a
  • Must have class (B) SC Biological Wastewater certification or be able to obtain one within three months of hire.
  • Must have previous supervisory experience.
  • Must have at least 3 years work experience in the wastewater field.

Pay info: Pay is dependent on qualifications. The City of Woodruff offers an excellent benefits package.

How to apply: The Detailed job description and applications may be found online at www.cityofwoodruff.com.  Mail resumes and applications to Lee Bailey City Manager P.O. Box 1389 Woodruff, S.C. 29388 or deliver to Woodruff City Hall, 231 East Hayne street Woodruff, S.C. 29388. Or you may email to .

Deadline: Open until filled

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

 

Director of Public Works

City of Woodruff – Public Works
(posted 8/1/17)

Position Hours: Full Time 7:00 am to 4:30pm Monday – Thurs. 7:00am to 11:00 am Friday and any required time after hours depending upon emergencies or problems with the wastewater system. This is an exempt position.

Job Duties:

  • Monitors, directs and helps staff in all aspect of public works department.
  • Supervises all activities related to municipal solid waste, city maintenance, and some maintenance of City roads and right-of-ways. Supervises Street Department employees and Sewer employees.
  • Directs and helps workers in cleaning storm, water, and sewer catch basins, repairing broken sewer lines, and replacing worn and damaged parts.
  • Laboratory work and Laboratory director for the WWTF.
  • Knowledge of all current DHEC standards testing methods.
  • Must have a great knowledge of the biological process and how a WWTF operates.
  • Must keep the WWTF in compliance and make any needed changes to the process.
  • Prepares information required for departmental payroll.
  • Addresses safety issues with employees.
  • Plans and prepares budget and controls the expenditures allotted. Maintains accurate financial records.
  • Prepares the City Capital needs assessment and provides cost estimates for such projects.
  • Assigns employees to specific tasks in sanitation and street maintenance, sewer maintenance projects.
  • Develops routes for solid waste and brush collection.
  • Must be able to work with consultants and recommend solutions for issues with the consultant

 Qualifications:

  • Must poses a South Carolina Biological Wastewater class (B) or the ability to obtain one within 3 months of hire date.
  • At least 3 years of experience operating a wastewater treatment facility and some public works management experience.
  • Valid SC driver’s license class (D) a CDL class (B) is preferred but not required.

Pay Info: Pay is dependent upon qualifications. The City of Woodruff offers an excellent benefits package.

How to apply: The detailed job description and applications may be found online at www.cityofwoodruff.com. Mail resumes and applications to Lee Bailey City Manager P.O. Box 1389 Woodruff, SC 29388 or deliver to Woodruff City Hall, 231 East Hayne St Woodruff, SC 29388 or you may email to .

Deadline: Open until filled.

The City of Woodruff is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

City of Woodruff – Public Works
(posted 7/31/17)

Position hours: Full Time 7:00am-4:30pm Monday-Thursday; 7:00-11:00am 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.
  • Performs other tasks such as maintaining collection system, pump stations and other assigned duties.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid SC driver’s license.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Preferred class C SC Biological Wastewater certification (must be able to pass the examination within one years of hire).

Pay info: Pay is dependent on qualifications. The City of Woodruff offers an excellent benefits package.

How to apply: The Detailed job description and applications may be found online at www.cityofwoodruff.com.  Mail resumes and applications to Lee Bailey City Manager P.O. Box 1389 Woodruff, S.C. 29388 or deliver to Woodruff City Hall, 231 East Hayne street Woodruff, S.C. 29388. Or you may email to .

Deadline: Open until filled

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

 

Biological Wastewater Operator/Utility Coordinator

Richland County Utilities
(posted 7/14/17)

Required “A” Biological Wastewater certification, water distribution and water treatment plant operators certification is a plus. An employee in this position is responsible for the satisfactory operation of all water and wastewater treatment systems to include treatment plants, distribution and collection systems.

Experience in Operations and maintenance of wastewater plants and collection systems. May perform such other tasks as reading water meters, maintaining system, collecting samples, laboratory analysis and compliance reporting. This position requires an Associate’s degree in Engineering, Drafting or related field, with three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in utility system operation and or an equivalent of education and experience. Knowledge of basic plumbing, electrical and mechanical skills are required. Advanced level utility operator’s license may be substituted for educational requirements. Requires a valid state driver’s license and 3 years of related work experience.

Go to the Richland County website (here) and apply for the position of The Utilities Coordinator.

 

Field Technician

Elloree Water System
(posted 7/12/17)

The Elloree Water System is accepting applications for a full-time field technician.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED & must possess a valid S.C. driver’s license.

Duties include:  Performing manual labor, repairs to water and sewer lines & ability to meet physical requirements of the jobs required.

This is a drug free work environment.

You may apply in person at 2623 Cleveland Street, Elloree, mail your application to P.O. Box 170 Elloree, S.C. 29047 or fax your application to 803-897-2226 or e-mail at .

 

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