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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.

 

 

Water Manager

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 12/13/18)

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

Click here to view the full job description online.

 

Operations Engineer Position

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 12/13/18)

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs difficult professional work coordinating with regulatory agencies regarding water and wastewater issues, permits, schedules and compliance activities, develops facilities plans, develops and maintains hydraulic models and provides in-house expertise about utility engineering issues. Assists Water and Wastewater Departments during emergencies/inclement weather and does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.

Click here to view the full job description online.

Water Treatment Operator

Saluda County Water and Sewer Authority (SCWSA)
(posted 12/11/18)

About: SCWSA to place greenfield WTP into operation in 2018.  SCWSA is seeking hire an additional operator 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.

Qualifications: Requires 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 Duties: Operators 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 Range: Dependent on qualifications and experience.

Work Schedule: Operators work 12-hour rotating shifts that include some weekends and holidays.

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

SCWSA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

 

 

Director of Public Works

City of Denmark
(posted 12/7/18)

The City of Denmark has a job opening for Director of Public Works. The Director manages the water and sewer services for the City. This is an opportunity to be part of a growing utility service organization in a dynamic and exciting work environment. Applications may be obtained at Denmark City Hall, located at 4768 Carolina Highway. Applicants should have certifications by SC Environmental Certification Board.

Contact Heyward Robinson, City Administrator, with questions: 803-793-3734.

 

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator of Record

 Greer Commission of Public Works
(posted 12/3/18)

Greer CPW is currently seeking qualified applicants for position of Water Treatment Plant Operator of Record.  With limited supervision, the WTP Operator of Record correctly operates, inspects, and safely maintains the processes of the Greer CPW’s Lake Cunningham Water Treatment Plant. Reports directly to the water treatment plant manager.

Applicants must possess and maintain a minimum SCDHEC issued Class B (or higher) water treatment operator license.

Salary based on level of experience and qualifications along with a generous package of benefits.

Complete job description and application are available on Greer CPW website.

Individuals interested in applying for this position are encouraged to submit an application in person, or via US Mail to Greer CPW, P.O. Box 216, Greer, SC 29652, Atten: Mr. Ken Holliday, Re: Employment Application.

For specific questions regarding the water treatment plant or position of WTP Operator of Record please contact the Water Plant Manager Mr. Brad Nelson at 864-968-3315.

 

 

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator (Part Time)

City of Clinton
(posted 11/14/18)

 

The City of Clinton is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of PART-TIME WATER PLANT OPERATOR MIN. CLASS C. Under occasional supervision, operates, inspects and maintains water filtration equipment and systems as required for the efficient and effective operation of the City’s water treatment plant. Performs related work as required.  Reports to the Water Filtration Division Manager.

Requirements:  Requirements include, but are not limited to: (1) Applicant must have proof of a High School Diploma or GED recognized or reciprocated by the SC Dept of Education. (2) Applicant must possess and maintain a minimum Class C (or higher) water treatment license issued by SCDHEC. (3) Must possess and maintain a valid SC Driver’s License. (4) Operates, inspects, maintains, tests and accurately records water treatment testing data.  (5) Non-Exempt position.  (6) Applicant must pass pre-employment physical, pre-employment drug screen, and all other applicable background checks and future SC state certification testing. (7)  This is a Safety-Sensitive position and subject to the City’s random drug testing policy.

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Certification Level (A,B,C) and Experience

How to Apply: A fully completed application is required (resumes may accompany) and are available at the M.S. Bailey Municipal Center at 211 North Broad Street in Clinton or online: www.cityofclintonsc.com.

Interested applicants should submit an application in person, postal delivery, or fax (864.642.4870), and reference position number 4059001, to:

City of Clinton Human Resources
ATTN: Robin Entrekin, Director
PO Drawer 748
Clinton, South Carolina 29325-0748

 

 

 

Electrician/Maintenance Mechanic

Summerville CPW
(posted 11/14/18)

Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on all mechanical and electrical equipment used and operated in Wastewater Treatment, Wastewater Collection, and Water Distribution.  Electrical installation experience, Journeyman’s certificate, wastewater collections license, SC commercial driver’s license, Vactor truck operations, crane certifications and instrumentation/SCADA experience are a plus.  Preferred candidate will hold a certificate or AS degree in Electrical Technologies, Mechanical Maintenance, or similar field; or a combination of related education and work experience totaling three years.  HS diploma or GED required.

Duties include:

  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on all mechanical/electrical equipment and system components including but not limited to pumps, valves, piping and gauges

  • Installs, calibrates, and maintains instrumentation, SCADA, telemetry, VFDs, control panels

  • Ensures a high level of safety in high voltage situations and follows national electrical code in installations and maintenance.

  • Plans and installs conduit and wiring from simple circuit to complex control panels

  • Uses test equipment to troubleshoot include multi-meter and gauges

  • Installs, operates, maintains, and troubleshoots generators

  • Reads and interprets electrical and mechanical schematics, blueprints, and technical manuals

  • Researches and locates vendors to procure parts and components

  • Operates vactor, crane, and boom trucks; operates pump stations; uses hand and power tools

  • Rebuilds, installs, and troubleshoots submersible and suction lift pumps

  • Enters and exits confined spaces to include wet wells and manholes

  • Performs afterhours duty, emergency response\troubleshooting within 6 months of hire

HS diploma or GED required. Excellent benefits package.  Job application is available at www.summervillecpw.com.  Please send resume and completed job application to:

Alicia Wilson, P.E.
Summerville CPW
P.O. Box 817
Summerville, SC 29484

 

 

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Anderson Regional Water
(posted 11/2/18)

Anderson Regional Water is searching for a Water Treatment Plant Operator. The selected candidate will be assigned one of three positions based on experience and license: WTP Trainee ($17.27+), WTP B ($18.67+) or WTP A ($21.03+). Operators perform skilled work in the operation, monitoring, controlling, testing and troubleshooting of a drinking water treatment process. Excellent full-time career opportunity with outstanding benefits, progressive on the job training for advancement opportunities, shift-differential pay, longevity pay, overtime opportunities and a potential for promotion. Position is subject to drug screening and background investigation. Please email resume & application to bbates@arjwater.com or mail to physical address: 998 Hunters Trail Anderson, SC 29625

Applications and additional information may be obtained online at www.arjwater.com or at 864-328-2352.

 

Director of Water and Street Department

Town of Kingstree
(posted 10/30/18)

The Water and Street Director is responsible for organizing, coordinating and managing water services, meter maintenance, meter reading, utility billing, customer service, street maintenance, budget and resource planning. Also, ensures compliance with local ordinances, State and Federal laws.  Working closely with the Town Manager, regulatory agencies, engineering firms and other government agencies is essential.

Primary Task

  • Approves water service connections.

  • Ability to handle complaints and provide excellent customer relations.

  • Performs maintenance checks, monitors and records all DHEC required water production records.

  • Manage utility billing.

  • Provide utility locates for other agencies.

  • Selects employees for full-time positions, provides training, recommends discipline and resolves personnel problems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional computer skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to communicate effectively via email.

  • Capability to self-supervision is required on a daily basis.

  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to perform all utility maintenance work.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and to determine solutions to a variety of utility maintenance and repair problems.

  • Capacity to supervise and evaluate work performed by subordinates.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand water blueprints, perform math calculations using units of weight, measurement, volume and distance and apply understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form…understand general mechanical and construction terms and directions.

  • Effectively monitor and manage Capital Improvement Projects of the Water Department with other departments and/or consultants and contractors.

Job Specifications: A high school diploma or GED, and a valid SC Driver’s License are required.  However, a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Urban/Regional Planning, Public or Business Administration is preferred. Five years of proven experience including three years of supervisory experience is also preferred.

Salary: based on years of experience and education.

Closing Date: November 9, 2018

The Town of Kingstree offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.  Applicants may apply for this position by emailing their resume to: .

The Town of Kingstree is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Water/Sewer Technician I

City of Clinton
(posted 10/25/18)

Purpose of Position: Under occasional supervision, performs the installation, maintenance, and repair of various potable water and sanitary and storm sewer lines, appurtenances, and pumping and lift stations within the service district of the City of Clinton. Operates various heavy equipment and tools as necessary to perform daily tasks. Reports to the Water and Sewer Division Manager.

Essential Job Functions

  • Repairs various water and sewer apparatuses as necessary to correct water leaks.

  • Installs water/sewer mains, water/sewer lines, water meters, water taps, irrigation systems, catch basins and manholes; replaces water valves and hydrants.

  • Possess and maintain or have the ability to possess and maintain a minimum of a Class D Water Distribution license from the SC Dept. of Health and Environmental Control within one year of hire.

  • Cleans sewer blockages and repairs sewer line breaks; cleans storm drains.

  • Cleans right-of-ways for sewer and water lines; uses a linear boring machine to clear right-of-ways under roads and driveways.

  • Performs maintenance and repair work on pump / lift stations as required.

  • Transports equipment to and from job sites as required.

  • Performs landscaping and general groundskeeping activities as required on City and private properties;

  • Pours and finishes concrete after repair.

  • Operates and cares for equipment, machinery and tools, including a dump truck, cement mixer, tractor, mowers, backhoe, trenchers, boring machine, gas detectors, tapping machine, sewer jet machine, sewer rodding machine, sewer camera, air compressor, pumps, pipe horn, cutting torches, welding equipment, sewer smoker machine, meters, valve turner, generators, blowers, shoring equipment, gauges, wood chipper, stump grinder, weed eaters, mechanic’s tools, plumbing tools, carpentry tools, and various other hand and power tools.

  • Prepares and submits various records and reports as required.

  • Interacts and communicates in a courteous and professional manner with immediate supervisor, co-workers, other City employees, other utility companies, customers and the general public.

  • Position is subject to on-call rotation basis to respond to emergency situations and is subject to emergency call back.

  • Interacts and communicates with various groups of people and individuals.

  • Position is designated as “safety-sensitive” and subject to the City’s Safety-Sensitive Random Drug Testing Policy.

  • Provide excellent and courteous customer service.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Requires a high school diploma or GED from an acceptable accredited high school recognized by the South Carolina Department of Education, supplemented by a minimum of 6 months of experience in the water-sewer or a related industry and a minimum of 6 months experience in the operation of heavy construction equipment, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

  2. Must possess and maintain s a valid S.C. driver’s license. A commercial driver’s license is preferred (Class B) and is subject to the Department of Transportation’s random drug and alcohol testing regulations.

  3. Possess and maintain or have the ability to possess and maintain a minimum Class D Water Distribution license from the SC Dept. of Health and Environmental Control within one year from date of hire.

Knowledge of:

  1. Pertinent federal, state, and local codes, laws and regulations related to utility service operations, including OSHA and EPA environmental and safety standards.

  2. Methods, best practices, codes, regulations and other applicable installation, repair, and maintenance of water and sewer service lines, pumping, and lift station equipment and operations.

  3. Effective methods and techniques for providing excellent customer service.

  4. The safe operation and use of various pieces of heavy equipment associated with the repair, installation, and maintenance of water and sewer service lines, pumping, and lift stations.

  5. Construction methods of road, sidewalk, and ground repair to include concrete pouring and finishing.

  6. Basic risk management and applicable safety practices and procedures.

Skill in:

  1. Planning and coordinating daily schedule to achieve established goals and maximize efficiency.

  2. Adhering to work methods and procedures which promote a safe and efficient working environment.

  3. Interpreting, understanding, and applying simple to complex technical data from reports, blueprints, technical bulletins, as well as statutes, rules, and regulations related to the industry.

  4. Evaluating work priorities, procedures, and processes to determine their effectiveness and efficiency.

  5. Providing outstanding customer service (internally and externally).

  6. Anticipating others reactions and responding accordingly.

  7. Use of Microsoft Office and applicable specialized software.

Ability to:

  1. Work independently and with direct supervision.

  2. Communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.

  3. Represent the City positively and effectively.

  4. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

  5. Negotiate effective solutions to complex problems in both calm and emergency situations.

  6. Maintain and update a variety of files, records, and reports.

  7. Identify problems or potential problems and identify potential solutions within the confines of policy.

  8. Utilize basic mathematical skills in the routine performance of the duties and responsibilities of the position.

  9. Effectively exchange pertinent and vital information to co-workers and management.

  10. Receive and correctly interpret information and instructions from supervisor.

Physical Demands of Position

  1. Must be physically able to operate different types of heavy equipment including backhoes, dump trucks, utility trucks, water, sewer, pump station, and lift station installation, repair, and maintenance equipment, hand and power tools, etc.

  2. Must be physically able to exert up to fifty pounds of force occasionally and/or frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects of various sizes, shapes, and weights.

  3. Physical demands are in great excess of those of sedentary work and are strenuous and physically intensive and demanding. Work involves walking, standing, reaching, crouching, bending, kneeling, crawling, and climbing for varying periods of time.

  4. Must be able to lift or carry up to one hundred pounds with assistance.

Working Conditions

  1. Working conditions include some work in an office setting, but is predominantly exposed to outside conditions that include a variety of climatological weather extremes.

  2. This position is exposed to computer screens and other electronic equipment.

  3. This position requires the use of various pieces of personal protective equipment for personal safety.

 Supervision Exercised: This position has no supervisory responsibility.

 Supervision Received: This position reports to the Water-Sewer Division Manager.

How to Apply: A fully completed application is required.  Resumes can be submitted with, but not in lieu of, the application.  Applications available at the M.S. Bailey Municipal Center at 211 North Broad Street or online here. Interested applicants should submit an application and reference position number 4043. Postion open until filled.

Send applications to Robin Entrekin () at the following address: City of Clinton Human Resources; Drawer 748; Clinton, South Carolina 29325.

 

Water Filtration Plant Operator

Chester Metropolitan District
(posted 10/22/18)

Hours of Work:           7:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M.

Opening Date:             Monday, October 22, 2018; open until filled

Hiring Pay Range:      $16.68 – $27.80 per hour (Dependent on Qualifications)

General Statement of Job Duties:

Under regular supervision, operates the water filtration plant, following applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards of quality and safety.  Maintains plant equipment and systems.  Performs related work as required. Reports to the Filter Plant Superintendent.

Minimum Training and Experience:

Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by formal training, specialized advanced training in water filtration plant operations, plus two years of experience in plant operations, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess Class “C” Water Treatment Operator Certification.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

Chester Metropolitan District offers a competitive benefits package to include vacation/sick leave, holiday pay, State of South Carolina Insurance (health, prescription drug, dental, vision, life) and South Carolina Retirement System benefits.

Applicants may apply online at www.cmdcsd.com.

Chester Metropolitan District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Wastewater System Operator

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 10/17/18)

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 ABILITIES: Intermediate 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 EXPERIENCE: Any 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: $28,828.80 – $59,966.40

Apply online.

 

Field Representative

Chester Metropolitan District
(posted 10/16/18)

General Statement of Job Duties:

Under occasional supervision, coordinates, supervises and participates in a variety of routine and special water distribution program operations and projects.  Receives, reviews and resolves customer complaints regarding water services.  Performs related work as assigned.

  • Coordinates, supervises and participates in a variety of routine and special water distribution program operations and projects.

  • Locates water lines.

  • Coordinates and conducts fire hydrant flow testing and inspections; coordinates hydrant replacement and repairs.

  • Coordinates and conducts system flushing.

  • Coordinates valve maintenance.

  • Coordinates and supervises backflow testing.

  • Monitors system chlorine levels; initiates action as necessary to maintain appropriate levels.

  • Oversees water tank maintenance.

  • Conducts S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control sanitary surveys.

  • Coordinates water tap installations with maintenance crews.

  • Prepares and processes permits for right-of-way encroachment.

  • Receives, records and processes daily water maintenance crew work orders.

  • Assists with minor and major maintenance and repair work as necessary.

  • Receives, reviews and resolves customer complaints regarding water services.

  • Attends and assists with public hearings and meetings pertaining to water service problems and projects.

  • Reviews blueprints for water distribution system extensions and rehabilitation work; makes recommendations to supervisor, engineers, contractors and developers as appropriate; inspects water line construction for compliance with regulations, plans, specifications, and standards of quality and safety.

  • Maintains water distribution system maps and records.

  • Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment.

  • Prepares and submits various records and reports as required.

  • Assists in coordinating assigned activities with those of other departments, agencies, contractors, etc., as necessary.

Minimum Training and Experience:

Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by formal training or specialized advanced training in utility system maintenance, plus five years of experience in utility system maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license. Must possess a Class “D” Water Distribution System Operator certification.

Employees interested should apply online at www.cmdcsd.com or contact Beth Taylerson, Human Resources Manager at  for more information.

Hiring Salary Range:  $16.68 – $22.24/hour.

Apply online.

Chester Metropolitan District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Environmental Laboratory Technician

Town of Winnsboro
(Posted 10/2/18)

Minimum Training & ExperienceGraduation from a two or four-year accredited college or university with college level training in environmental science, chemistry, microbiology, water and wastewater or two years’ experience in an environmental laboratory.   The equivalent combination of education and relate work experience may be considered.  A valid driver’s license is required.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic laboratory skills

  • Knowledge of water treatment plant operations

  • Knowledge of computer systems and software

  • Ability to follow directions and preform functions and analysis from written, technical directions

  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing

  • Ability to interpret environmental regulations

  • Ability to respond to emergency situations 24 hours per day

  • 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 services skills.

Specific Duties:

  • Monitors, collects, and performs laboratory analyses on samples for MPDES permit, process control for water treatment plant.

  • Collects samples at off site locations whenever required

  • Maintains field equipment, instrumentation, records for field instruments, maintains quality control/quality assurance.

  • Troubleshoots supplies and sampling equipment.

  • Orders supplies and chemicals for laboratory

  • Maintains chain of custody and other records for samples

  • Prepares bottles and other supplies as needed

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

Preforms all other duties as my be assigned to meet organizational needs.

Salary: $34,000.00 – $44,000.00

Close Date: Open until position filled.

Jennifer Edwards to apply. 

 

 

Utility Worker Team I (2 positions available)

City of Tega Cay
(posted 10/2/18)

This job reports to an assigned Team Leader. Relocation is not provided and travel is not required.
This is a Full-Time position, working 1st Shift.

OverviewUnder 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 RequirementsHigh School diploma or equivalent

Certification Requirements: Valid driver’s license

Additional Information/BenefitsRequires 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

BenefitsMedical 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

Salary Range$29,318 – $41,045 annually. Pay is dependent on qualifications.

Apply online

 

Deputy General Manager – Finance

Summerville Commission of Public Works
(posted 9/27/18)

The Summerville Commissioners of Public Works is accepting applications for the position of Deputy General Manager – Finance.  A bachelor’s degree in accounting is preferred with at least 5 years of increasingly responsible accounting/financial or auditing experience.  CPA required.  The Deputy General Manager must be a strong hands-on financial professional, with a high level of ethics and integrity; be able to make independent decisions; be able to exercise discretion, tact, courtesy and patience with staff and effectively and accurately complete analytical or interpretive financial projects.  Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are a must.  The successful candidate must pass a background check and drug test.  The salary range for this position is $80,000 – $120,000.  An excellent benefit package is provided.

An application is located on our website: www.summervillecpw.com

Submit cover letter, application and resume to Human Resources, Summerville CPW, PO Box 817, Summerville, SC 29484

 

Water Plant Operator I

The City of Rock Hill
(Posted 9/25/18)

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

A high school diploma, supplemented by at least three years experience in water treatment.  The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.

A “B” level certification in water treatment is preferred; a “C” level certificate in water treatment will be accepted with the ability to obtain a “B” license within one year of hire.

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 MSD surface water treatment facility.

  • 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 Range: $36,691-53,185 annually

Note: 12 Hour shifts (12:00 am – 12:00 pm; 7 days on/ 7 days off)

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. Priority consideration may be given to qualified persons currently employed by the City of Rock Hill who submit their application to the Human Resources Department.

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

 

Assistant Inspector

Town of Lexington
(posted 9/17/18)

The Town of Lexington is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Inspector in the Utilities Department.  Under limited supervision, inspects new and existing water and sewer lines, to ensure they are installed in accordance with State and Town specifications and regulations.  Performs related technical work as required.  This position reports to the Director of Utilities.  Must be organized, efficient, have excellent communication and computer skills.

This position requires a technical college diploma in surveying, drafting, construction inspection or related field supplemented by 4 to 5 years of utility construction and/or construction inspection experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Applicant must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license and be able to obtain a distribution certification level D within 2 years.

Applications may be obtained from the Town Hall at 111 Maiden Lane, Lexington SC  29072.  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 email address .  Position will remain open until filled.  US Military Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA.

 

 

Water Plant Operator “C”

Town of Winnsboro
(posted 9/6/18)

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 “C” certification and ability to obtain “B” certification.  Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.   See Town of Winnsboro website for more information.

Will be required to work shifts.

Please apply in person or send resume to:

Town of Winnsboro
Personnel Department
207 North Congress Street
PO Box 209
Winnsboro, SC  29180
(803) 635-4943 Office  |  (803) 635-3697  Fax

CLOSING DATE: open until filled

The Town of Winnsboro is an EOE.

 

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