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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 System Operator ‘A’ (requisition # 5787)

Santee Cooper 
(posted 8/14/19)

Position Description

  • Operates, troubleshoots, and maintains all water systems process equipment.

  • Must be able to work rotating shifts.

  • Must be well versed and knowledgeable of all State/Federal safe drinking water regulations to ensure safe, reliable drinking water at all times.

  • Is required to possess a valid South Carolina Drinking Water Treatment Plant Operator “A” license and a Distribution Operator “A” license due to public health concerns and regulatory requirements.

Education Required: High School Diploma/GED

Essential Job Tasks:

  • Treats and distributes safe, reliable potable drinking water that meets all SCDHEC and USEPA standards to the Lake Moultrie Agency members.

  • Monitors, analyzes, and changes chemical dosages or other treatment method based on raw water conditions, regulatory requirements, laboratory testing as well as optimization and pilot studies.

  • Assists and coordinates day-to-day operations with Lake Moultrie Water Agency members with regards to water quality and delivery.

  • Handles system emergencies and advises the Manager/Supervisor on corrective action in such situations.

  • Starts up and shuts plant down; checks, cleans, and maintains filters, valves and machinery; loads chemicals into automatic feeder systems, calibrates equipment and verifies feed rates.

  • Inspects buildings and process equipment and writes work orders for maintenance and repair work.

  • Maintains lab DHEC bench sheets, log book records, and monitors all water treatment/distribution instrumentation on SCADA system.

  • Determines from analytical data on what operational adjustments need to made to the drinking water/distribution system.

  • Must be willing to cut grass, sweep, and clean all treatment plant assets at all times.

Position Requirements (*Will consider Water Systems Operator B)

Water Systems Operator A

  • High School Diploma/GED with additional technical courses related to water plant operations/maintenance with five years experience required.

  • Associates degree preferred.

  • Class “A” Drinking Water Treatment Plant Operator license and a valid driver’s license required.

  • Must obtain Class “D”, “C”, “B”, and “A” Water Distribution Operators license within 1, 2, 3, and 4 years of employment respectively.

  • Emergency Response Team and Enter Confined Space Training required.

Compensation Information (Water Systems Operator A): $28.10-$35.10 (min.-mid.)

Water Systems Operator B

  • High School Diploma/GED with additional technical courses related to water plant operations/maintenance with two years directly related experience required.

  • Associates degree preferred.

  • Class “B” Drinking Water Treatment Plant Operator license and a valid driver’s license required.

  • Must obtain Class “D”, “C”, “B”, and “A” Water Distribution Operators license within 1, 2, 3, and 4 years of employment respectively.

  • Must obtain Class “A” Water Treatment Plant Operator license within 1 year of employment.

  • Emergency Response Team and Enter Confined Space training required.

Compensation Information (Water Systems Operator B): $20.50-$25.60 (min.-mid.)

Recruiting End Date: August 23, 2019.

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.

 

 

Water Treatment Operator
(new posting: amended qualifications and scheduling)

Saluda County Water and Sewer Authority (SCWSA)
(posted 8/13/19)

 

Location: 581 Shealy Road, Leesville, SC 29070

About: 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 “C” 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.

Pay Range: Dependent on qualifications and experience.

Work Schedule: Operator will work 12-hour rotating shifts that will include days, nights and 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.

Water Operator (job posting #2019006)

Georgetown County Water & Sewer District
(posted 8/9/19)

 

General PurposeResponsible for the operation and maintenance of the surface water treatment plant, and groundwater systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of groundwater well systems including hydrant flow operations

  • Operates the surface water treatment plant including plant start up, shut down, filter operations and instituting alternative water supply procedures with minimal supervision

  • Performs 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 and ammonia cylinders and/or containers

  • 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

  • Able to perform chemical adjustments in water treatment independently

  • 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

Desired Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 3 years related work experience, or a combination of education and experience as required for South Carolina “B” Water Treatment license

  • Valid SC Driver’s License (required)

  • SC “Class B” Water Treatment license (required)

  • SC “Class C” Water Distribution license (required within one year of hire)

Pay Range: $20.09-$25.11/hour

To Apply: Apply online at gcwsd.com/employment

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 Operator Trainee (job posting #2019006a)

Georgetown County Water & Sewer District
(posted 8/9/19)

General PurposeResponsible 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

Required Education

  • 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: $18.89/hour

To Apply: Applications will be accepted through gcwsd.com/employment

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 & SEWER MAINTENANCE OPERATOR

Town of Kingstree
(posted 8/7/19)

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for installing, locating, inspecting, meter reading, maintaining, and repairing water and sewer lines to ensure quality service to customers. The person hired for the position will also be responsible for preforming work in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations while maintaining excellent quality. A Class C Water Treatment License or a Class C Water Distribution License is required for this position.

A high school diploma or GED and a valid South Carolina Driver’s License is also required. The Town of Kingstree offers competitive salaries and benefits.  Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to .

The Town of Kingstree is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Easley Central Water District
(posted 7/23/19)

This will be a night shift position, and will require weekend and holiday work as scheduled. The position requires a minimum of “C” level certification and two years of operating experience. The position requires the ability to operate the plant’s SCADA system, performing bacteriological analysis, backwash filters as needed, housekeeping duties, light maintenance work, along with any required duties assigned. A valid driver’s license is required. Please contact our office at (864) 639-2883 for more information about the application process. An application can be picked up at our office located at 401 South Norris Drive- Norris, SC 29667.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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