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.
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Water Plant Operator (“A”, “B” or “C”/Gas Control)
Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works
JOB DESCRIPTION: Under occasional supervision, operates the CPW water plant to produce potable water that meets or exceeds the requirements of the SC Department of health and Environmental control (DHEC) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in sufficient quantities to meet the demands of the system served. Monitors and adjusts gas usage as necessary to ensure compliance with transporter and supplier contacts and to maintain adequate pressure to sustain the gas distribution system. Receives, responds to and/or dispatches calls regarding problems related to water, electric, and gas utilities. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Water Plant Superintendent.
Education and/or training requirements: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by three to five years of progressively responsible experience in water plant operations, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must possess a Class “A”, Class “B” or Class “C” Water Plant Operator Certificate.
JOB GRADE: Grade 13, 15 or 17 ($42,202 – 70,932)
To apply, contact Angie Simpson (email). Job open until filled.
Water Operator Trainee (posting # 20200005A)
Georgetown County Water & Sewer District
General Purpose: Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the surface water treatment plant, and groundwater systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assists in the daily operation and maintenance of groundwater well systems including hydrant flow operations.
Assists in the operation of the surface water treatment plant including plant start up, shut down, filter operations and instituting alternative water supply procedures.
Assists with basic water treatment plant and equipment maintenance and checks
Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings
Investigates customer water service quality issues
Installs chlorine, ammonia, and sulfur dioxide cylinders
Assists in performing chemical operations for the water treatment plant
Extracts samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analysis and completes required paperwork
Operates, calibrates, transports, and performs basic equipment maintenance
Performs operational checks on wells and treatment plants and records information on operating records and logs.
Performs basic electrical functions including resetting and / or restarting equipment and changing fuses.
Processes computer work orders
Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental, or related science field.
Valid SC Driver’s License
Must be able to obtain a “Class B” Water Treatment license within one year of date of hire
Pay Range: $19.19/hour
Apply online. Job 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.
Water Treatment Plant Operator
Anderson Regional Water
Anderson Regional Water is searching for a Water Treatment Plant Operator. The selected candidate will be assigned one of three positions based on experience: Pay Ranges WTP Trainee ($15.32-$22.03), WTP B ($19.42-$27.93) or WTP A ($21.88-$31.33). Pay rate DOQ. 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 (pension, medical, vacation), progressive on the job training for advancement opportunities within operator series, shift-differential pay, longevity pay, overtime opportunities and a potential for promotion. Position is subject to drug screening and background investigation. Applications and position descriptions may be obtained online at www.arjwater.com or at 864-328-2352.