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Water Treatment Plant Superintendent

Job Description: An employee in this class plans for twenty-four hour operations of a plant to treat and provide potable water. Work is performed in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations. Work involves planning and assigning work to subordinates, inspecting the operations of the plants through observation and analysis of laboratory results, insuring proper preventive maintenance and repairs, overseeing the operations of a state-certified laboratory, and supervising the maintenance of pumping stations. Work also involves researching and recommending long and short range capital facilities and equipment construction and renovation, establishing and maintaining records and reports necessary for full compliance with all regulations and for effective management decision-making, requesting necessary resources in the annual budget, and motivating, coaching, and insuring effective productivity of division personnel. Work involves public contact, initiative and judgment. Work will require a high level of confidentiality. Work is performed under general supervision as to matters of policy, budget, long range plans, personnel matters, and work priorities. Work is evaluated through conferences and reports for productivity, and compliance with required laws and regulations. Graduation from high school; an Associate’s degree in environmental science, chemistry, biology, hydrology, water & wastewater engineering or related study is desired.

How to Apply: Open until filled. First review of applications will be on Friday, February 2nd. Applications may be obtained online at www.morgantonnc.gov or at the Human Resources Department, Morganton City Hall, 305 E. Union Street, Suite A-100, Morganton, NC. Phone (828) 438-5253 EOE

posted 1/19/18  (020918)

Utility Technician I

Job Description: Work involves maintenance and repairs of wells, water meters, and chlorine dosing equipment, and maintaining sewer lift station pumps, lines, and motors. The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, traffic hazards and atmospheric conditions. Duties include, but are not limited to: performing daily checks on various pumps, metering stations, wells, and lift stations; checking pump readings, chlorine readings, pH readings, chlorine cylinders, and cleaning lift station baskets; and monitoring generators and rain gauges and recording findings, as well as taking water samples. Those with no maintenance or mechanical experience need not apply. Graduation from high school or GED is required, as well as some experience in mechanical repair or utility work. Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina with a safe driving record is a requirement. Applicant will be required to obtain C-Well Certification within 18 months. A complete job description is available at Town Hall. Salary range – $28,810.00-$40,607.00. Applications are available at Town Hall and www.elizabethtownnc.org. Please submit applications to the Town of Elizabethtown to the attention of Human Resources.

How to Apply: http://www.elizabethtownnc.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={D564CE90-3AE8-4A98-8F3A-64D6EF99186F}

posted 1/16/18  (020918)

Water Treatment Plant Operator I

Job Description: 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.

How to Apply: Send completed application or resume to: City of Kannapolis, 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081

posted 1/12/18  (022818)

Water Treatment Plant Operator II

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.

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 or ability to obtain within twelve months, a valid certificate as a Water Treatment Plant Operator at the Class B level or higher issued by the State of North Carolina.

How to Apply: Return completed application or resume to: City of Kannapolis, 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081

posted 1/12/18  (022818)

Water Treatment Plant Operator

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

Makes regular tours of plant and checks engines, generators, pumps, tanks, filters, and other equipment for proper functioning. Trains and supervises trainees on shift. Records data from various meters and gauges. Logs daily, weekly, monthly activities. Performs standard chemical and biological tests. Performs general preventative and scheduled maintenance. Assists with maintenance and lab as needed. Regulates and adjusts motors, pumps, valves and other apparatus to meet changing operational conditions. Performs routine building maintenance. Collects water and wastewater samples.
Working knowledge of the operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a conventional surface water treatment plant. Ability to exert 50 pounds of force on a frequent basis. Good knowledge of mathematics and making calculations. Ability to conduct routine laboratory tests. Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions. Ability to read meters, charts, and technical manuals and drawings and to maintain records of shift operations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers and superiors.
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.
Benefits: Prudential 401K/457 Plans, Local Government Retirement, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Allowance. Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply: Applications are available at City Hall, 115 N. Main St., Belmont, NC or applications can be downloaded and submitted online at www.cityofbelmont.org. Mailed: Human Resources, P.O. Box 431, Belmont, NC 28012. Pre-employment drug screening is required.

posted 1/8/18  (021418)

Wastewater Treatment Control Operator

Job Description: Wastewater Treatment Control Operator
Northside Wastewater Treatment Plant
(Vacancy # WWT122017-36, Position #317)

As part of the Wastewater Treatment-Southside division, the Wastewater Treatment Control Operator is responsible for participating in the operation of wastewater treatment facilities. The incumbent supervises other plant personnel to ensure safe, effective, and efficient plant operation.

The Control Operator monitors, operates, and maintains wastewater treatment plant equipment as well as perform preventive maintenance and repairs, operate valve start and stop pumps to adjust flow and operate and maintain boilers. The Control Operator will also transfer sludge from digesters, pump raw sludge to digesters, scan SCADA system for pump station and plant equipment alarms, collect wastewater samples, and change chlorine cylinders and pH, flow, and temperature charts. Additionally, the Control Operator will conduct plant tours.

The position requires a Grade II NC WWT Operator certification, High School Diploma or equivalent, five (5) years of work experience and a valid State of North Carolina driver’s license. Completion of HAZWOPER training is preferred.

This work requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects. The work is typically performed in an office, a wastewater treatment plant, and outdoors. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, and occasional cold or inclement weather.

The position is a pay grade 15 with a hiring salary range of $39,108-$44,485.
Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity.

How to Apply: www.cfpua.org/jobs

posted 12/13/17  (021518) 

Wastewater Treatment Superintendent

Job Description: As part of the Operations-WWT division, the WWT Superintendent is responsible for exercising oversight and managing all aspects of work performed within the CFPUA’s Wastewater Treatment Division, wastewater treatment plants, including the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance, and administration.

The incumbent develops plans and programming, formulates budgetary data, assigns job duties, conducts employee evaluations, prepares contractual obligations, develops educational curriculum, and reports parameters as they relates to the overall programming of the office; develops, collects, and evaluates performance measures for department improvement and benchmarking; assists with the development of policies and procedures while implementing improvements for programs; evaluates facility operations in accordance with permit compliance measures and institutes corrective actions as necessary in order to ensure the efficiency and cost effectiveness of facility operations; directs computer hardware and software acquisition and maintenance; evaluates, prioritizes, and implements capital improvement projects. Additionally, the WWT Superintendent oversees the preparation and maintenance of budgets that meet operational goals and programs consistent with sound accounting, budgeting, and management principles; identifies commodity needs and purchasing sources.

The WWT Superintendent evaluates and adjusts facility engineering and technical processes; serves as liaison to external agencies; assesses the long-term planning initiatives of the department to address and plan for the resource needs of the department; oversees the preparation and administration of department contracts to include monitoring compliance with contract provisions. This position performs assigned functions as an Essential Employee Personnel member; prepared and/or processes purchase orders; is accountable for inventory/property management; makes recommendations that impact the budget; determines the allocation of budget among divisions; manages the budget within assigned department; performs other related job duties as assigned.

The position is a pay grade 24 with a hiring range of $74,316-$95,000 and a salary range of $74,316-$115,190.
Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity.

Job posted: 11/14/2017, Job closes: Open until filled First review of applications will begin 12/1/2017
Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by the first review date as the job may close without notice following this date

How to Apply: http://www.cfpua.org/jobs

posted 12/5/17  (021518)

Water Control Operator

Job Description: Water Control Operator-Sweeney
(Vacancy # WT092017-48, Position # 306)

As part of the Water Treatment division, the Water Control Operator is responsible for ensuring the production of quality, safe drinking water to customers. The Control Operator monitors the various functions of the water treatment plant facilities flow rates including performing chemical analysis, controlling plant flow rates to maintain adequate water supply and regulating plant discharge flows that provide the required pressure and tank levels in the distribution system.
The Control Operator also backwashes filters to remain compliant with filter effluent turbidity rules, monitors residuals processing facility and NPDES discharge for compliance and sludge pumping scheduling and evaluates water usage needs by the city, and adjusts quantity of raw water being treated to meet expected future demands.
Additionally, the Control Operator will perform lab tests to determine water quality and verify online instrumentation readings, complete reports and log various data on quality, quantity, and operational information, monitor plant security utilizing perimeter cameras, and control access to the facility. The Control Operator ensures proper operation and cleaning of filters by monitoring filter run-time, head loss, and efficient flow and turbidities, orders chemicals based on current need, projected usage, and weather conditions, performs maintenance and calibration on lab instruments and online metering equipment, cross-references lab test results, and ensures that online instrumentation are calibrated and transmitting accurate readings to the SCADA system, monitors all of the measured parameters of the treatment process in order to ensure that all local, state, federal regulations are being complied with, provides supervision and direction to the Water Process Operators and performs other related job duties as assigned.
The position requires a NCWTFOCB B Surface License, a High School Diploma or equivalent, two (2) years’ related work experience, and a valid NC Driver’s License. An associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.

This position works rotating, 12-hour shifts and requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Work is typically performed in an office, a water treatment plant, and outdoors. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, and occasional cold or inclement weather.
The position is a pay grade 15 with a starting salary of $39,108.
Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity.

Job posted: 9/12/2017, Job closes: Open until filled
Positions advertised as ‘open until filled’ may be closed at any time with or without notice

HOW TO APPLY:
• Completed CFPUA application required
• 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 to download employment application and view other opportunities: www.cfpua.org/jobs
P: (910) 332-6570, F: (910) 332-6351, Email: employment@cfpua.org
Mail or hand delivery: CFPUA Human Resources (address above)

posted 11/30/17  (020118)

Facilities Specialist

Job Description: FACILITIES SPECIALIST
Vacancy # CM112017-14, Position #121

As part of the Operations-Centralized Maintenance department, the Facilities Specialist is responsible for responsible for participating in the repair and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant. The Facilities Specialist troubleshoots and repairs treatment plant equipment, performs preventive maintenance on equipment, conducts safety inspections, maintains lubricant and fluid levels, and cleans work areas. Additionally, they maintain all electrical systems, including generators, for the treatment facilities, tests and maintains plant chlorine monitors and alarms, and replaces lighting, switches, receptacles, ceiling tiles, and repairs plumbing.

The position requires a High School Diploma or GED, and four (4) years of work experience and a valid State of North Carolina driver’s license is required. Possession of, or ability to readily obtain, an electrical license and state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution is highly desired.

This work requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 30 pounds of force frequently, up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects and work is typically performed in an office, water or wastewater treatment plants, and outdoors. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, and occasional cold or inclement weather.

The position is a pay grade 14 with a starting salary of $37,223.
Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity.

Job posted: 11/15/2017, Job closes: Open until filled First review of applications will begin 11/29/2017
Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by the first review date as the job may close without notice following this date.

• 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 (address above)

How to Apply: www.cfpua.org/jobs

posted 11/30/17  (020118)

Water and Wastewater Operators

Job Description: Governmental Utility Services Company is seeking Water and Wastewater Operators within a reasonable commute to Robersonville, NC. Company is seeking proactive individuals with the ability to function as part of a team or independently under general supervision. This position is a mid to high level staff position within the company and individuals are expected to use their management, customer service, and analytical skills to identify and resolve issues. Important qualities include ability to write and communicate effectively, attention to detail, ability to take initiative to complete various tasks, ability to prioritize & assign work assignments, effective supervisory skills, client/customer focused and the ability to evaluate issues from multiple perspectives.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
•Operation, maintenance & management of critical water and wastewater infrastructure
•Ensuring high level customer service
•Analyzing situations to identify and resolve issues

Ideal Candidate Skills and Requirements:
•Client-customer focused
•Ability to evaluate issues from multiple perspectives
•Effective written and verbal communications
•Attention to detail
•Ability to take initiative to complete various tasks
•Ability to prioritize and assign work
•Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening required
•Background check required

Qualifications:
A High School Diploma or GED and three or more years of experience in the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater facilities. Minimum requirements include NC Grade 3 Wastewater or C-Well Certifications.
Join Our Team
Envirolink is a national leader in utility and public service maintenance providing contract operations and maintenance for private and public utilities across the Midwest and Southeastern United States.

Envirolink, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Envirolink fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations and does not discriminate against associates or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender.

How to Apply: careers@envirolinkinc.com

posted 11/20/17  (013118)

Surface Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description: The Town of Weaverville Public Works Department is now accepting applications for full-time employment with the Town of Weaverville – Lawrence T. Sprinkle Water Treatment Facility. This facility is a surface water plant on a flow by river. Employee will be performing tasks required for the complete operation and maintenance of the facility including laboratory analysis. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Candidate must hold a current Water Treatment Grade C Certification or higher. Candidate must possess a valid North Carolina Driver’s License and have the ability to obtain a NC Commercial Driving License “B” with tanker endorsement within 6 months of hire date (employer covers cost). For a more detailed description, request the Water Treatment Plant Operator/Operator Trainee job description. Opening is for night shift, typical work week is 4 days -10 hours per day Wednesday through Saturday. However, candidate must be willing to work as required to maintain water services. Hire will be extensively trained and must achieve competent demonstration of skills prior to independent operation without direct supervision.

Certified Minimum Entry wage is $ 35,543.27 per year, $ 17.0881 per hour. Applicants may be eligible to receive a higher wage offer depending on combination of education, certifications held and experience. Weaverville is an excellent place to work and live. The Town of Weaverville is and Equal Opportunity Employer. We are a drug and alcohol free work environment. In addition we offer an excellent benefit package. We currently offer employer paid health coverage for employee, including employee dental, and pay a portion of others covered. Weaverville also offers up to a 6% match for 401K contributions, membership in the North Carolina Local Government Retirement System, and annual options for additional coverage.

How to Apply: Applicants may obtain an application and a more complete job description at www.weavervillenc.org or contact Tony Laughter, Public Works Director direct at 828-484-7021 or by email at tlaughter@weavervillepublicworks.org.

posted 8/14/17  (020318)