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Water Resources Manager

Job Summary
Incumbents in this position are responsible for directing the water treatment operations of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority including: functional areas of production, treatment, water resources, and emergency response/security of the water assets.
Develops plans and programming, such as load Water Supply plan, Tank Maintenance Program, Groundwater Management Program and other initiative as required; formulates budgetary data, assigns job duties, conducts employee evaluations, prepares contractual obligations, develops educational curriculum, and reports parameters as they relate to the overall programming of the office.
Recommends and implements goals and objectives; establishes and monitors schedules and methods for water production and water treatment operations; and implements policies and procedures.
Directs and monitors the SCADA computerized monitoring system in the water treatment, production, raw water transmission, well fields, and water security.
Works with internal and external equipment repair and management groups in order to ensure the repair, maintenance, and procurement of equipment.
Evaluates maintenance, operations, and activities of assigned responsibilities by recommending improvements and modifications to existing treatment methods and facilities.

Education and Experience and Special Qualifications:
Possession of “A”-Surface Water Treatment Operator, “A”-Distribution Operator licenses/certifications and “A” Groundwater certification and/or ability to obtain these certifications in North Carolina within 6 months.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science curriculum, and ten (10) years of work experience with sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid State of North Carolina driver’s license.
Date Open: August 22, 2016
Date Closed: Open until filled
Work Location: 235 Government Center Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403
WAGE/SALARY RANGE: Hiring Salary: Grade 24, $73,580 – $93,814
Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications, internal equity, and budget and market considerations.
Benefit package provided with inclusion in the NC Retirement System.

How to Apply: Completed CFPUA application required. See website for full job classification and to download employment application: www.cfpua.org/jobs.

posted 8/22/16 (092216)

Water Treatment Plant Operator/Mechanic

Job Description: A North Carolina Utility Management Company is seeking a Water Treatment Plant Operator for a facility located in Mocksville. Individual is expected to perform technical work in regards to the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment facilities and should be able to work independently and efficiently under general supervision to ensure proper treatment is achieved. Individuals make regular tours of the facilities and check generators, pumps, filtration, chemical feed systems and other equipment for proper functioning. Records data from various meters and gauges; logs daily, weekly, and monthly activities; performs standard laboratory field parameters, general preventative and scheduled maintenance; assists on major maintenance and repairs; orders parts and supplies; and performs related duties as required. Pre-employment drug screenings and background checks are required. A High School Diploma or GED and three or more years of experience in the operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities.

How to Apply:
Please submit resumes to Envirolink, Inc. PO Box 670 Bailey, NC 27807 or careers@envirolinkinc.com
posted 8/15/16 (120116)

Facilities Specialist

Job Description: Job Summary
Incumbents in this position are responsible for participating in the repair and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant.
Essential Job Functions
Troubleshoots and repairs treatment plant equipment.
Performs preventive maintenance on equipment, conducts safety inspections, maintains lubricant and fluid levels, and cleans work areas.
Identifies and corrects work hazards while ensuring compliance with established safety policies.
Maintains all electrical systems, including generators, for the treatment facilities.
Ensures safe and proper operation of the treatment facility.
Tests and maintains plant chlorine monitors and alarms.
Performs maintenance and repair of facility’s utility and emergency power distribution.
Replaces lighting, switches, receptacles, ceiling tiles, and repairs plumbing.
Repairs broken water lines.
Remains on call/standby for emergency work orders.
Checks Maximo (work order program) and prioritizes work orders.
Maintains plant buildings and grounds, mows grass, uses a weed-whacker, and paints.

Education, Experience and Special Qualifications

Possession of Industrial Electrician license.
Must possess strong troubleshooting skills, knowledge of electrical panels/breakers as well as MCC bucket wiring and replacement, and knowledge of electrical meters and test equipment.
High School Diploma or GED, and four (4) years of work experience with sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid State of North Carolina driver’s license.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain an electrical license.
Date Open: July 20, 2016 (open until filled)
Work Location: Sweeney Water Treatment Plant, 1833 N. 5th Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28401
Hiring Salary: $36,854 – Pay Grade 14

How to Apply: Access complete job description and employment application at www.cfpua.org/jobs

posted 8/15/16 (083116)

Water Process Operator

Job Description: Job Summary
Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing a variety of skilled technical duties and labor in the operation and maintenance of the water treatment facility.
Essential Job Functions
Assists in monitoring water quality at plant by routing inspections of plant facility equipment, collecting samples, performing routine laboratory tests, compiling readings from plant equipment, calculating flow rates, adjusting valves, and feeder systems.
Operates valves, gates, pumps, motors, and generators in controlling treatment processes; performs routine checks on valves, feeders, and related equipment and facilities.
Assists in the optimization of facility chemical treatment process by changing pumps to adjust chemical levels and verifying changes.
Calibrates treatment monitoring instruments.
Inspects buildings, grounds, and equipment for compliance with safety standards and safety requirements.
Records equipment failures and problems, initiates work orders, and informs supervisors and co-workers of potential problems and hazards.
Receives bulk chemical deliveries.
Assists with the receipt and storage of chemicals; verifies chemical deliveries; and directs offloading of chemicals.
Identifies and resolves abnormalities in the treatment process.
Produces reports through work tracking software in order to identify issues related to the plant that need attention.
Responds to emergency and other operational situations as needed.

Education, Experience and Special Qualifications:
Possession of NCWTFOCB Surface License preferred; operation of Surface Water Treatment Plant preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
High School Diploma or GED, and six (6) months of work experience with sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, required.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid State of North Carolina driver’s license.
Date Open: August 5, 2016 (open until filled)
Work Location: Sweeney Water Treatment Plant, 1833 N. 5th Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28401
Hiring Salary: $35,078 – Pay Grade 13

How to Apply: Access complete job description and employment application at www.cfpua.org/jobs

posted 8/15/16 (083116)

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description: Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled technical and maintenance work in the operation of Water Treatment Plant. Requirements include: graduation from high school, moderate experience in the operation of a water plant including some experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment, and possession of a valid NC driver’s license. Grade C Water Treatment Operator certification is required within 18 months of hire as well as completion of Haz-Mat and Blood Borne Pathogens training within one year. Minimum hiring salary: $31,983.51.

How to Apply: Position is open until filled. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Pre-employment drug testing and background checks are required. Employment application and full job description may be accessed on the Town of Siler City website at www.silercity.org or may be obtained at City Hall. A current resume is also required. Completed application packet may be mailed or delivered to: City Hall, 311 N Second Avenue, PO Box 769, Siler City, NC 27344 or submitted via email to nbullins@silercity.org. EOE.

posted 8/5/16 (091516) 

SURFACE WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

Job Description: The Town of Weaverville is seeking a certified operator at the Lawrence T. Sprinkle Water Treatment Facility. This is a full time hourly position. Operators perform a variety of operational, maintenance, and laboratory duties to produce an adequate and safe supply of treated drinking water. Work includes mechanical readings, chemical and biological testing and other typical laboratory analysis utilizing a variety of equipment. Employees maintain records of work activities and test results.Job requires independent problem solving and decision making skill sets. Work includes inside and outside environments in hot and cold conditions. Must hold valid NCWTPFO Grade C or higher, Must hold valid North Carolina Driving License. Must have the ability to obtain a NC Commercial Driving License “B” with tanker endorsement within 6 months of hire date (employer covers cost). Possession of Grade 1 Physical/Chemical Waste Water Certification or other water related certifications a plus. This position will be assigned to midnight to 10:00 am shift, Wednesday through Saturday. However, candidate must be willing to work as required to maintain water services. Pay Grade 16- Minimum Entry Wage is $ 34,846.34 per year. Hire in pay rate commensurate to applicants education and experience. Job Open until Filled

How to Apply: For a complete Job Description, application or questions, contact Tony Laughter, Public Works Director via email at tlaughter@weavervillenc.org, by phone 828-484-7021 (office direct).

posted 7/12/16 (101216)