Employment Postings

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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.

 

 

Utility Worker – Construction Dept.

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

 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORKPerforms unskilled work in the installation and construction of water and sewer lines and appurtenances; does related work as required.  Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

♦ Works as a member of a crew installing and repairing water and sewer lines;
♦ Assists with water and sewer taps and service connections;
♦ Makes bores;
♦ Assists with flagging and traffic control operations;
♦ Keeps trucks stocked with necessary equipment, supplies and fuel;
♦ Backfills ditch after repair has been completed or pipe has been laid;
♦ Locates and installs valves;
♦ Draws small maps of valve locations;
♦ 
Operates truck, tractor, back-hoe, air hammer, tapping machine and mechanical equipment in connection with the above tasks;
♦ Installs fire hydrants;
♦ Performs landscaping on property after work is completed;
♦ Assists with wiring residential grinder stations;
♦ Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESSome knowledge of the tools, materials and equipment used in the installation, replacement, maintenance and repair of water and/or sewer lines; some knowledge of a variety of maintenance and manual tasks involved in the installation, maintenance, repair and replacement of water and/or sewer lines and appurtenances; some knowledge in the use of common hand and power tools; some knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of common automotive and mechanical equipment; ability to perform manual and semi-skilled labor for extended periods, ability to perform strenuous manual labor under all weather conditions in the field; ability to lift 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; ability to bend, reach and stand for extended periods of time, climb ladders, twist, sit, kneel, crawl, squat and walk; and ability to drive a vehicle daily.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAny combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience in the maintenance, repair and/or construction of water and sewer lines.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSPossession of valid Commercial Driver’s License Permit issued by the State of South Carolina.  Must obtain Commercial Driver’s License within three (3) months of employment.

SALARY RANGE: $23,732.80 – $49,337.60. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00pm on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

Click here to apply.

 

 

City of Walterboro
(posted 4/20/18)

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

1) Utilities Forman

2) Water Tech

3) Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator- lab experience preferred

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

 

 

Wastewater System Operator

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

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs 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 REQUIREMENTS: Possession 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: $28,267.20 – $58,780.80

Application Deadline: by 5:00 pm Monday, April 23, 2018.

Click here to apply.

 

Wastewater Plant Operator “B”

Santee Cooper
(posted 4/5/18)

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

Description:

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

Wastewater Plant Operator “A”

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

Wastewater Plant Operator “C”

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

Salary Range:

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

Application Deadline: Friday, April 27

To Apply: complete job application here.

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

 

 

Wastewater Collection System Lead Operator

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

Class C Water Distribution Operator

Town of Lincolnville
(posted 3/26/18)

The Town of Lincolnville is seeking a full-time Class “C” Water Distribution Operator.  Some of the responsibilities of this position are to perform routine maintenance on water lines and water meters; Install water lines, water taps, water meters & backflow prevention; Flush & flow testing of the fire hydrants; Keep inventory of the water equipment & supplies; Read water meters; Locate & mark the water lines and any other duties & tasks as maybe required or deemed necessary.

Applicants must possess the following: At least a high school diploma with a minimum of one (01) year of experience as a Class “C” Water Operator; A valid South Carolina driver’s license with no prior convictions for DUI; Must have general knowledge of plumbing and basic mechanical experiences; Must have general knowledge of South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (SCDHEC) Regulations and municipal ordinances; Must have general knowledge of the safety rules and regulations; Ability to understand and carry out both oral and written instructions; Ability to prepare clear and concise reports; Ability to deal courteously, firmly and tactfully with the general public; Ability to analyze situations and adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with regard to emergencies and circumstances; Must have skills to read utility blueprints & schematics and the operation of a motor vehicle; Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with associates and the general public.

Send applications/resumes to the address below no later than the close of business on April 06, 2018.

Charles Ross Municipal Complex (Town Hall)
ATTN: Human Resources Department
141 West Broad Street
Lincolnville, SC 29485

The Town of Lincolnville is an EOE and a drug-free workplace.

 

Utility Worker (2 job openings)

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

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

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

Job Skills/Requirements

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

Education Requirements 

♦  High School diploma or equivalent

Certification Requirements 

♦  Valid driver’s license

Additional Information/Benefits

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

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

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

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

 

 

Water Operator/Operator Trainee

Georgetown County Water and Sewer District
(posted 2/19/18)

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

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

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

 

Water Reclamation Operator/Operator Trainee

Georgetown County Water and Sewer District
(posted 2/19/18)

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

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

Associate Water Reclamation Technician

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

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

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

 

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