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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.

 

 

Workforce Development Coordinator
(Apprenticeship H2O Program Manager)

SCRWA 
(posted 7/5/19)

Job duties include:

  • Development and continued updating of “welcome” packet outlining expectations and responsibilities of Apprenticeship H2O participants including apprentice, utility and SCRWA.

  • Coordination with National Rural Water Association representatives to ensure SC’s apprenticeship program incorporates and contributes to the National effort.

  • Establish and maintain working relationships and partnerships with State and Federal agencies including but not limited to Department of Labor, SCworks, Department of Veteran Affairs and SC LLR.

  • Promotion of Apprenticeship H2O through public speaking engagements.

  • Active promotion of Apprenticeship H2O to water and wastewater utilities through marketing and onsite visits to encourage participation in the program.

  • Assist Apprenticeship H2O participants in traversing program application, progress towards completion, identification and application for funding opportunities.

  • Administer program through registration of apprentices, tracking of progress of apprentice including on-the-job learning and education benchmarks.

  • Coordination and facilitation of statewide training sessions and overall contribution towards the expansion of SCRWA’s training program.

Minimum qualifications include the following:

  • Four-year degree in an applicable discipline.

  • Experience in the field of education, workforce development, and/or utility personnel management

  • Must have great organizational skills and be comfortable with public speaking engagements

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

  • Basic database maintenance skills

Benefits include:

  • Starting Salary: $40,000 – $50,000 determined by experience of applicant

  • 401(k) with 5% matching contribution

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Package at 100% premium coverage for employee

  • Disability and Life Insurance Package

  • Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays

Please send a cover letter, resume and 3 references via or mail:
SCRWA | attn: Jill Miller | 128 Stonemark Lane | Columbia, SC 29210

 

 

 

INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 7/8/19)

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs 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: $37,107.20 – $77,188.80

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, July 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm

APPLY ONLINE.

Marketing/Business Development Representative

A.C. Schultes of Carolina
(posted 7/2/19)

A.C. Schultes of Carolina, Inc., a Water and Wastewater General Contractor, located in Rocky Point, NC is looking for a Marketing/Business Development/Technical Representative to join their Sales and Marketing Department.

Responsibilities shall include:

  • General marketing

  • Generates sales

  • Customer relations / service

  • Cold calling

  • Public speaking

  • Social media updates: website, Twitter, LinkedIn

  • Attend trade shows, regional meetings and events

  • Coordination of company events

  • Provide technical assistance

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Excellent verbal, organization and written communication skills, including facilitation of group presentations

  • Ability to write and understand quotes

  • Innovation and problem-solving skills

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Must have a dependable vehicle, valid driver’s license and be willing to travel within the NC / SC territory. Weekly overnight travel is required

  • Two years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

We are looking for an outgoing and friendly person to come join our winning team.  We offer a great benefit package including medical, dental, 401K, paid vacation and car allowance.

To apply, send resume via to Randy Hudson.

A.C. Schultes of Carolina, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Water Treatment Plant Operators (2 positions available)

Lugoff Elgin Water Authority
(posted 6/25/19) 

Lugoff Elgin Water Authority has two 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. Salary and benefits are very competitive and will be based on experience.

Lugoff Elgin Water Authority’s treatment plant was built in 2005 and serves Lugoff and Elgin, SC. The treatment plant is rated for 6 MGD and uses various chemicals, hazardous and non-hazardous throughout the treatment process.

If you are a motivated team player interested in advancing your career, contact Christopher Watford via .

 

 

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.

 

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.

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 SUMMARYThe 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 QUALIFICATIONSA 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.

 

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