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ROW/Heavy Construction Crew Foreman

Job Summary – Cape Fear Public Utility Authority
Incumbents in this position are responsible for assisting the ROW/Heavy Construction Supervisor with management duties, and ensuring the crew gets assigned tasks completed in a timely and efficient manner.

Essential Job Functions
Installs, maintains, repairs, cleans and mows right of ways, outfalls, easements, access points, etc.
Trains and leads crew in all aspects of work assignments
Demonstrates the proper use of hand cutting equipment- chainsaws, pole saws, and weed eaters.
Performs safe operation of a tandem axle dump truck, and a tri-axle road tractor with tri-axle drop.
Loads, secures, and offloads heavy and light equipment on a (7) seven-ton to a (55) fifty- five-ton trailer.
Adheres to OSHA rules/regulations-1926 subpart.
Reads maps, drawings, diagrams, blueprints, construction drawings, “as built plans”, and survey maps that identify easements and right of ways.
Places matting for heavy equipment crossings and work platforms in swamps, marshes, ditches and various creek crossings, embankments, etc.
Prepares and/or processes purchase orders.
Performs repairs on water and sewer, damaged landscape, sod, bushes, trees, grasses, etc.
Inspects and observes various outfalls for downed trees, washouts, problems with manholes, sewer stops, infiltration, voids in right of ways, debris in manholes, etc.
Assists with the maintenance and repair of power tools and other equipment.
Work Location:
633 Groundwater Way
Wilmington, NC 28411
WAGE/SALARY RANGE:
Hiring Salary: Grade 15, $38,720
(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. Educational transcripts or copy of degree/diploma should accompany all applications. Applications may be hand delivered, emailed as a scanned attachment, faxed or mailed. Résumés may be submitted with the application but not instead of. Visit website for full job classification and to download employment application: www.cfpua.org/jobs. P: (910) 332-6570 F: (910) 332-6351 Email: employment@cfpua.org Mail or hand delivery CFPUA Human Resources 235 Government Center Drive Wilmington, NC 28403

posted 3/22/17  (042017)

Construction Crew Foreman – Distribution system

Job Summary
Incumbents in this position are responsible for supervising a crew of personnel in the repair and maintenance of the water and wastewater system. The incumbent may also serve as the operations construction observer on projects being performed by outside agencies.
Essential Job Functions
Develops plans and programming, 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.
Conducts regular safety meetings.
Coordinates and assigns the work of repair crews.
Instructs work crews in the repair and maintenance of underground utilities.
Installs water and sewer mains.
Repairs sewer cave-ins.
Installs water and sewer service.
Serves as a first responder in order to determine requirements of customer concerns, mark water and sewer lines for crews, completes paper work, and Maximo.
Work Location:
2310 N. 23rd Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

WAGE/SALARY RANGE:
Hiring Salary: Grade 15, $38,720
(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. Educational transcripts or copy of degree/diploma should accompany all applications. Applications may be hand delivered, emailed as a scanned attachment, faxed or mailed. Résumés may be submitted with the application but not instead of. Visit website for full job classification and to download employment application: www.cfpua.org/jobs. P: (910) 332-6570 F: (910) 332-6351 Email: employment@cfpua.org Mail or hand delivery CFPUA Human Resources 235 Government Center Drive Wilmington, NC 28403

posted 3/22/17  (042017)

Water Plant Supervisor

Job Description: As a result of retirement, the Water Supply & Treatment Division of Water Management has an opportunity for a Plant Supervisor located at the Brown Water Treatment Plant on Infinity Road. Working as the tactical partner to the Assistant Superintendent, this role will have oversight for water operators and preventative maintenance staff. These roles provide safe, reliable, economical and sufficient supply of drinking water while the maintenance crew tends to the physical needs of the plant, water supply sources, and elevated storage tanks for the citizens in Durham and Durham County. The Brown Plant is rated at 30 MGD and is undergoing significant improvements and upgrades that will last the next 2 years.

The successful candidate will have the ability to anticipate and resolve issues and have highly developed interpersonal skills to work with various levels of staff and may interact with representatives of various state and regional agencies regarding regulatory compliance and environmental rules. This role requires sound technical knowledge of the water industry including solid analytical and problem solving skills, familiarity with SCADA systems and data driven management. This role assists with fiscal/budgetary matters and will be expected to lead and drive change in multiple facets.

Requirements:
• HS Diploma; 6 months to 1yr. advanced study or training
• Minimum 6 yrs progressive exp in the operation & maintenance of water systems preferably in a medium to large utility including 3-4 yrs. supervision or in a lead role
• NC Grade A Surface Water Treatment Operator’s License; if from out-of-state, NC certified within 6 months of hire
• NC Laboratory Certification or obtained within 1 year of hire

How to Apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/durhamnc

posted 3/22/17  (042117)

Wastewater Operations Supervisor

Job Summary
Incumbents in this position are responsible for supervising and participating in the operation of wastewater treatment facilities. The incumbent ensures that the treatment facilities operate within state compliance.
Essential Job Functions
Develops plans and programming, 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.
Coordinates with maintenance supervisor on equipment repair needs.
Locates plant flows or specific plant equipment.
Maintains inventory of parts, equipment, and chemicals.
Monitors SCADA system and evaluates plant processes.
Inspects plant systems to ensure compliance with safety regulations, cleanliness, and efficiency.
Provides tours to groups, organizations, state officials, and regulatory agents.
Assists in the preparation and maintenance of the department budget.
Participates in the plant safety program.

Education, Experience and Special Qualifications:
Grade III NC WWT Operator certification is required.
Associate’s degree, and seven (7) years of work experience with sufficient knowledge to understand the major duties of the position, or an
equivalent combination of education, experience and training.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid State of North Carolina driver’s license.
Work Location:
2311 N. 23rd Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

WAGE/SALARY RANGE:
Hiring Salary: Grade 20, $49,565-$56,380
(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. Educational transcripts or copy of degree/diploma should accompany all applications. Applications may be hand delivered, emailed as a scanned attachment, faxed or mailed. Résumés may be submitted with the application but not instead of. Visit website for full job classification and to download employment application: www.cfpua.org/jobs. P: (910) 332-6570 F: (910) 332-6351 Email: employment@cfpua.org Mail or hand delivery CFPUA Human Resources 235 Government Center Drive Wilmington, NC 28403

posted 3/20/17  (042017)

Water Plant Operator 1, 2, or 3, Hillsborough, NC

Job Description: This position assists in the daily operation and maintenance of the town’s water treatment plant.

Job Duties
Makes checks around the plant to ensure that equipment is running properly and makes technical adjustments when necessary. Collects and maintains accurate data; prepares and submits a variety of records, reports, charts, logs, etc.
Performs preventive maintenance on all treatment plant equipment. Maintains plant security on assigned shifts. Starts up and shuts down plant. Performs building and grounds maintenance.
Gathers samples for lab analysis; performs laboratory quality chlorine residual, Ph, temperature, hardness, turbidity, dissolved oxygen, alkalinity, fluoride, and other tests. Adds chemicals in accordance with prescribed standards; receives and properly stores chemical shipments.
Deals with irate customers for water bills, water cut-offs, and broken lines; handles after hours complaints on nights, weekends, and holidays; dispatches proper personnel for line breaks, sewer spills, and pump stations

Position Qualifications
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by one year of previous experience and/or training involving water plant operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license.
Must possess a valid NC Grade C-Surface Water Plant Operator’s license or higher.
Position classification (Level I, II, or III) and starting salary is dependent upon the candidate’s certification level, qualifications, and experience.

Water Plant Operator 1 or Trainee, Hillsborough, NC

Job Description: The Town of Hillsborough is recruiting to fill the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator (Trainee or Level I) to assist in the daily operation and maintenance of the town’s water treatment plant.

Job Duties
Makes checks around the plant to ensure that equipment is running properly and makes technical adjustments when necessary. Collects and maintains accurate data; prepares and submits a variety of records, reports, charts, logs, etc.
Performs preventive maintenance on all treatment plant equipment. Maintains plant security on assigned shifts. Starts up and shuts down plant. Performs building and grounds maintenance.
Gathers samples for lab analysis; performs laboratory quality chlorine residual, Ph, temperature, hardness, turbidity, dissolved oxygen, alkalinity, fluoride, and other tests. Adds chemicals in accordance with prescribed standards; receives and properly stores chemical shipments.
Deals with irate customers for water bills, water cut-offs, and broken lines; handles after hours complaints on nights, weekends, and holidays; dispatches proper personnel for line breaks, sewer spills, and pump stations

Position Qualifications
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by one year of previous experience and/or training involving water plant operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license.
Must possess a valid NC Grade C-Surface Water Plant Operator’s license or higher.
Non-licensed applicants with water-related experience will be considered for a trainee appointment. The trainee salary will be $30,721 and will increase to $32,257 (minimum of the salary range) when the NC Grade C-Surface Water Plant Operator’s license is achieved.
Position classification (Trainee or Level I) and starting salary is dependent upon the candidate’s certification level, qualifications, and experience.

Supplemental Information
Candidate receives an automatic 6% raise after successful completion of probationary period for Level 1. A competitive benefits package is provided.
The Town of Hillsborough is a drug and alcohol free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be conducted. This position is designated as a safety-sensitive position.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Plant Maintenance Mechanic

General Statement of Duties
The Plant Maintenance Mechanic performs difficult technical work in the maintenance, repair and/or replacement of machinery, equipment, and facilities.
Distinguishing Features of the Class
An employee in this class performs routine Preventative and Predictive Maintenance of chemical feed systems, pumps, filters, instrumentation and other equipment associated with the operation of water treatment facilities. This work includes difficult trouble-shooting of mechanical and electrical systems. Work requires significant knowledge of trade skills in mechanical, plumbing, parts fabrication, welding, hydraulic, PLC, and SCADA equipment. The employee is subject to hazards including working in inside and outside environments, extreme hot and cold weather, exposure to other hazards such as loud noises, vibrations, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding, exposure to chemicals and chemical fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation, and oils. The employee may be required to wear a respirator. Work is performed under general supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Tasks
Conducts Preventative and Predictive Maintenance, trains new employees in maintenance skills, insures adherence to proper safety practices, and maintains records.
Performs root cause analysis of equipment malfunctions and performs or recommends remediation action, coordinates repairs by vendors, performs welding and metal fabrication, and fabricates new metal parts and equipment.
Installs new PLC, SCADA and other equipment used to monitor and/or control treatment processes.
Maintains records of preventative maintenance, repairs, parts, warranties, and related records; orders or informs necessary persons of parts and inventory needs.
Employee performs related duties as assigned.

Recruitment and Selection Guidelines

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The ideal candidate will possess considerable knowledge of the installation, repair, and maintenance of the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and hydraulic components of pumps and treatment plants. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions of the work is required.
Considerable knowledge of the tools, parts, and methods associated with diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining equipment.
Knowledge of SCADA system operation, maintenance, repair and installation is desired.
Working knowledge of electrical wiring and parts and ability to troubleshoot and repair.
Knowledge of the application of information technology to equipment maintenance and preventative maintenance scheduling.
Ability to read and follow schematic drawings, blueprints, and written and oral instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, vendors, service providers, and to provide team leadership.
Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and records and reports.

Physical Requirements
The employee will be subject to climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, hearing, and repetitive motions. The job requires the ability perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently; and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly.
Must possess the visual acuity to operate machines and equipment including close inspection of moving and small parts, using measurement devices, perform assembly and fabrication of parts, prepares maintenance records and operates a computer terminal.
Desirable Education and Experience
Graduation from high school supplemented by courses in mechanical, electrical, electronic, and/or plumbing trades, and considerable experience in water treatment equipment and/or pump maintenance and repair; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of C-Surface Certification is desired, but not required.

Special Requirements
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license and ability to obtain a NCAWWA-WEA Maintenance Technologist Class I certification within one (1) year of employment.

How to Apply: Download application from www.davidsonwater.com or by email

posted 3/9/17  (033117)

Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description: The City of Charlotte, Charlotte Water is seeking a Chief Treatment Plant Operator to work in our Water Treatment Division. Charlotte Water is one of the largest public water and sewer service providers in the southeast. We value competent, skilled candidates with a service focus to work in a team environment.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
The purpose of this position is to supervise an assigned shift at the Franklin Water Treatment Plant and ensure the efficient production, storage, and distribution of drinking water or to oversee the Alum Residuals Facilities. This is accomplished by assigning work to the treatment plant operators; evaluating non-routine situations and determining appropriate action; operating the distribution system to maintain water quality and pressure; troubleshooting and repairing chemical feed systems; performing daily inspections of the plant; and overseeing all aspects of the water treatment or alum residuals process.

Minimum Qualifications:
Requires graduation from high school; certification as a Grade “A” Water Treatment Plant Operator issued by NCWTFO; five years’ experience; supervisory experience preferred; ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative with established practices and procedures; ability to obtain a City driving authorization. Shift work required. Background check and drug test required. Physical required.

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at www.charmeck.org. Click on “Jobs” at the bottom then click on “How to Apply” under Human Resources-City of Charlotte.

posted 3/7/17  (032417)

Instrument Technician

Job Description: The City of Charlotte, Charlotte Water is seeking an Instrument Technician. Charlotte Water is one of the largest public water and sewer service providers in the Southeast. We value competent, skilled candidates with a service focus to work in a team environment.
A successful candidate will maintain, install, calibrate, diagnose, and repair an array of specialized instrumentation, pneumatic, and hydraulic process control equipment associated with the water treatment processes. Thorough knowledge and experience with the maintenance, installation, and repair of process control equipment and instrumentation is required. Extensive experience with control valves, chemical feed pumps, and flow meters is a must.
Requires a high school diploma/GED and three years of related experience. Experience with programmable logic controllers preferred. Candidate must be willing to participate in a rotating On-Call schedule. Must have a valid driver’s license and have the ability to obtain a City driving authorization. Must be capable of lifting 50 lbs and have the ability of climbing ladders. Background check, drug test, and medical exam required.

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at www.charmeck.org. Click on “Jobs” at the bottom then click on “How to Apply” under Human Resources-City of Charlotte.

posted 3/6/17  (033117)

Operations Manager (Water & Sewer) City of Kannapolis

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Manages the day-to-day activities of the City’s water/sewer distribution function. Plans, directs, and supervises the various projects of the division and on occasion performs some field work or instructs workers on the proper methods and safety measures for completing a job. Supervises Crew Supervisor, Crew Chiefs and their subordinates. Works under the direct supervision of the Assistant Public Works Director and general supervision of the Public works Director.

JOB RELATED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS: Involves light work requiring occasional exertion up to 20 pounds of force and less force frequently to move objects. Related physical activity may include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Sufficient visual acuity is required to operate machinery and equipment. Employee may be exposed to indoor and outdoor environmental conditions; extreme cold or heat; noise; hazards of working with heavy machinery and in proximity to mechanical parts; fumes and dust; required to work in close quarters or narrow spaces. Employee could be “reasonably anticipated” as a result of performing their job duties to come into contact with blood and other potentially infectious materials.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and equipment used in water and sewer system repair and maintenance; thorough knowledge of the geography of the City; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards of the work and necessary safety precautions; good knowledge of civil engineering principles applied to water and sewer system operations; ability to plan, supervise and inspect the work of unskilled and semi-skilled workers; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, private contractors, utility customers and the general public; ability to prepare and maintain detailed records.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Associates Degree in engineering or related subject with Bachelors Degree preferred and a minimum of three years progressively responsible work experience in water and sewer construction and repair including supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a Grade “A” Water distribution certification and a collection systems certification Grade IV. Possession of a valid NC driver’s license or ability to obtain.

Salary: $47,200

How to Apply: Return completed City Employment Application to: City of Kannapolis; Human Resources 401 Laureate Way Kannapolis, NC 28081
WEBSITE: www.kannapolisnc.gov
posted 3/6/17 (041517)

Plant Maintenance Mechanic

Job Description: Performs intermediate skilled trades’ work maintaining and repairing treatment plant equipment, storage tanks, wells and lift stations; assisting with the installation of plant equipment.

An employee in this class performs journey level mechanical work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of large and specialized equipment and machinery in water and sewer pumping stations, water and wastewater treatment plants. The employee may also serve as lead worker in plant operations. Work involves responsibility for maintaining and repairing sludge and recirculation pumps, motors, clarifiers, chemical pumps, chlorinators, and other related plant equipment. Work requires a knowledge of trade skills in mechanical and plumbing areas and may require frequent on-call and call-back work. The employee is subject to hazards associated with wastewater and mechanical operations including working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, vibrations, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding, exposure to chemicals fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation, and oils. The employee may be required to wear a respirator. Work around raw sewage is also subject to the final standards of OSHA on blood borne pathogens. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Water or Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent, and is evaluated in terms of effectiveness in returning equipment to proper operating conditions within given time schedules, and overall effectiveness of system performance.

Required Qualifications
• Graduation from high school or high school equivalency.
• Moderate experience in the mechanical trade.
• Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver’s license.
• Possession of Grade II Wastewater Treatment, Grade IV Collections, and/or Grade C Water Distribution Operator certification within two years of hire depending upon plant assignment.
• Obtain Pesticide Applicator license within two years of hire.
• Complete Haz-Mat, Blood Borne Pathogens, and Forklift training within one year of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
• Moderate experience in water and/or wastewater treatment plant maintenance.
Annual Hiring Salary: $33,582.69

Please refer to our website for a full job description.

How to Apply: This posting is open until filled. A completed Town of Siler City application is required and may be obtained on our website at www.silercity.org or picked up at City Hall. The application 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. Pre-employment drug testing, DMV check, and background checks are required upon job offer. EOE.

posted 3/1/17   (033117)

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description: Performs intermediate technical work in the operation and maintenance of a treatment plant, conducting regular plant inspections, recording readings, performing preventive maintenance on equipment.

An employee in this class performs a variety of operational, laboratory, and maintenance duties designed to produce safe treatment of potable water, and disposal of domestic and commercial waste materials. Work is performed on an assigned or rotating shift. Work includes monitoring the plant’s operation through observation, mechanical readings and the results of standard chemical and biological tests and to make necessary adjustments in the process as conditions or test results dictate. Other duties include performing standard laboratory duties and tests and assisting with plant and facilities maintenance. Work also includes substantial record keeping of work activities. Employees are subject to hazards associated with wastewater and plant operations including working both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation, working in small spaces such as sewer pipes, and oils. Workers may be required to wear respirators when working around chlorine tanks. Work around wastewater is also subject to the final standards of OSHA on blood borne pathogens. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Water or Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent, and reviewed by observation, conference, and reviewing records for adherence to operations standards, instructions, and safety practices.

Required Education and Experience Qualifications
• Graduation from high school or high school equivalency.
• Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license.
• Obtain Grade C Water Treatment Operator certification within eighteen months of hire.
• Complete Haz-Mat and Blood Borne Pathogens training within one year of hire.

Preferred Education and Experience Qualifications
• Moderate experience in the operation of a water treatment plant including some experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment.
Annual Hiring Salary: $31,983.51

Please refer to our website for a full job description.

How to Apply: This posting is open until filled. A completed Town of Siler City application is required and may be obtained on our website at www.silercity.org or at City Hall. The application 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. Pre-employment drug testing and background checks are required upon job offer. EOE.

posted 3/1/17  (033117)

Water Treatment Plant Operator

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK: Performs intermediate skilled work in the operation of water pumping and purification equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Water Plant Manager.

This is medium work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and I or small parts, use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arm’s length, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, and oils.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment and methods used in water treatment and pumping operations; general knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with water plant and related activities and of necessary safety precautions; some knowledge of chemistry as applied to water treatment; ability to adjust water pumps, chemical feed machines and other water plant equipment; ability to check the operation of equipment and to detect defects in operation; ability to take accurate readings, to keep routine records and to make arithmetical computations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience of education and equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience in the operation of a water treatment plant.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of valid certificate as a Water Treatment Plant Operator at the Class C level issued by the State of North Carolina. Trainee will be considered if no other qualified applicants. Possession of a valid NC driver’s license or ability to obtain.

How to Apply: Return completed City Employment Application to: City of Kannapolis; Human Resources 401 Laureate Way Kannapolis, NC 28081 WEBSITE: www.kannapolisnc.gov

posted 2/22/17  (042817)

Water Plant Operator

Job Description: This is a full time position and will be primarily a third shift position during the week, with the possibility of working other shifts as needed. Assists with and performs responsible operational, laboratory, and maintenance functions in the water plant; performs related duties as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Senior Plant Operator.

Acceptable Experience: Graduation from high school or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a Grade A, B, or C Surface Water Treatment Certification issued by the State of NC or the ability to obtain one within 6 months. A valid driver’s license.
Hiring Salary: $26,356 – $42,161 DOQ

How to Apply: Applications are available at City Hall, 115 N. Main St., Belmont, NC. Applications can be downloaded from www.cityofbelmont.org. Applications can be submitted to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 431, Belmont, NC 28012. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Position is open until filled. EOE.

posted 2/20/17 (032417)

Lead Environmental Laboratory Technician

Job Description:  Surface and waste water sample collection and analyses. Maintains NC commercial certified environmental laboratory.

How to Apply: ebci.com/jobs/  (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians)

posted 2/14/17  (042717)

Water Plant Operator I, II, III


Job Description:
Cleveland County Water (CCW) is a Sanitary District located in Cleveland County, NC. CCW is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water Plant Operator I, II or III dependent upon qualifications. CCW serves public water supply to a population of 50,000 and has over 20,000 active accounts.
The Water Plant Operator position is responsible for collection of water samples, making regular inspections of water plant and equipment to ascertain that it is in proper operation at all times, changes plant process as necessary to improve plant efficiency, prepares reports and other types of correspondence, reads meters, gauges, and dials and keeps logs of readings, and other related work as apparent or assigned.

Qualifications require education and experience equivalent to graduation with a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Some knowledge or thorough knowledge (dependent upon level hired) of the methods and procedures involved in the operating characteristics and maintenance principles pertinent to water treatment plant operations; knowledge of hydraulic, chemical, and mechanical principles pertinent to water treatment plant operations; knowledge of the occupational hazards of the work and of the necessary safety precautions; knowledge of and ability to operate standard office equipment and associated software; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Cleveland County Water offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including but not limited to health, dental & vision insurance, 401K contribution, local government retirement system participation, and longevity pay.

Special Requirements:
Plant Operator III: Possession of a NC Grade A Surface Water Treatment Certification upon hire. Ability to obtain a NC Physical/Chemical certification.
Plant Operator II: Possession of a NC Grade B Surface Water Treatment Certification upon hire. Ability to obtain a NC Bacteriological certification.
Plant Operator I: Required to obtain a Grade C Surface Water Treatment certification within eighteen (18) months of hire date.

Position open until March 31, 2017.
Cleveland County Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply: All interested applicants must complete and return a CCW application which can be obtained from the website at www.clevelandcountywater.com. Applications should be mailed to: Cleveland County Water Attn: Operations Director PO Box 788 Lawndale, NC 28090 Or emailed to personnel@clevelandcountywater.com

posted 2/10/17  (033117)

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