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Water Distribution Technician

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES – The Water Distribution Technician performs repairs and preventative maintenance within the Eastern Pines Water Corporation system. Work involves installing water taps, emergency and routine system repairs, fire hydrant flushing and maintenance, valve exercise, locating, maintenance and repair of water lines, flags traffic at work sites. Other essential job duties include completing work and service orders as assigned and restoring and discontinuing water service. Also, attending training and providing assistance to other areas as needed, including moving equipment and materials to and from job sites, and maintaining equipment within the distribution system. Technician will assist with any tasks or day to day duties as assigned and easily adjust to changing priorities. May be required to work on weekends and holidays as needed on a rotation schedule and must be able to work overtime on short notice. Serves on call for emergencies and as a backup for on-call staff.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT – High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS – Required to possess and maintain a valid Grade C Distribution certification within 24 months of employment and required to possess and maintain a valid NC Driver’s License.

How to Apply: Apply at 5442 Eastern Pines Road Greenville, N.C. 27858 or email resume to cgriner@epwc.org

posted 5/18/22  (070122)

Engineering Manager

Job Description: Performs highly responsible professional, technical, engineering and administrative duties in support of the town’s Utilities, Stormwater, Public Works and Public Space department missions and policies with the position being part of and mainly engaged with the Utilities Department and supporting the Stormwater, Public Works and Public Space aspects, as desired by those Departments.

Manages civil engineering technician and inspector positions.
Performs detailed plan review of development plans and construction plans and specifications for compliance with established engineering standards and town design vision and goals in areas such as water, sanitary sewer, stormwater, streets and sidewalk, pump stations and notes conflicts.
Serves on Technical Review Committee for review and comment preparation of development plans; participates in pre-development, progress and other engineering meetings or delegates as warranted.
Provides customer service to town staff, customers, regulatory officials, the development community, contractors and other stakeholders for issues and inquiries, information, processes, and technical guidance.
Interacts with staff from various departments, consulting engineers, other utilities, and governments to recommend solutions to site-specific problems.
Assists civil engineering technician with sewer system closed-circuit television (CCTV) reviews and provides technical guidance to inspectors, when needed.
Represents the town and oversees the Water and Sewer Advisory Committee (WSAC), a citizen volunteer committee focused on water and sewer rates, including advertising meetings, gathering and presenting information, organizing and attending evening meetings, creating minutes, and helping select replacement members.
Leads preparation and reporting of various regulatory information to the public and the regulatory agencies for the Utilities Department, or other departments as requested.
Helps develop the Utilities Department capital improvement plan and other budget items and asset management related to water and sanitary sewer systems.
May serve as the engineering point of contact for capital improvement projects for water and sewer, stormwater, public spaces and streets, including:
collecting and providing field data and cost estimates,
preparing requests for qualifications to select engineering, architectural or survey firms, evaluating submittals and selection,
reviewing project manuals and drawings,
negotiating easements and review easement plats,
preparing and reviewing permit and encroachment applications,
organizing, advertising and attending bid and construction phase meetings,
reviewing bids and cost estimates,
having contracts and other required documents executed,
monitoring and visiting project sites periodically,
working with professional consultants, construction administrators and inspectors throughout projects, and
may serve as construction administrator for smaller town projects.
Analyzes or trends various engineering and consumption billing data, draws conclusions, prepares reports and makes recommendations on findings.
Participates in and is member of various professional organizations on behalf of the town.
Helps determine available capacity for new development, coordinates with Planning Department on development projections related to capacity.
Reviews utility fee invoices, ensures proper communication with Finance Department on invoicing and receipts for fees, tracks fee payments.
Creates or updates standards, policies, details, specifications, and ordinances related to infrastructure design, construction, operation or maintenance.
Initiates ways to streamline tasks for the Utilities Department regarding data collection, communications, operations, organization and processes and prepares such processes or documents.
Oversees approvals of Orange County building permits on behalf of the Utilities Department after ensuring all requirements are met.
Identifies updates and initiates modifications to geographic information system (GIS) and Utility Cloud (work order asset management system) with new infrastructure and workflows, exports and analyzes data or prepares maps.
Prepares and leads pertinent training of staff for new processes or technologies, as applicable.
May assist other department divisions and town departments on various engineering related studies, tasks and procurements.
Participates in citizen tours of plants or reservoir and/or other citizen engagement activities.
Provides Utilities Department project or engineering information to Public Information Office for website or press releases.
Reports to, supports and advises the Utilities Director or other department heads, supervisors, town manager and officials on certain public works and public utilities projects, may attend and present at occasional town board meetings and workshops.
Performs other related duties as required.

How to Apply: Apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hillsboroughnc

posted 4/12/22  (053122)

WTP Operator

Job Description: The current salary range for this position is $39,988.00-$61,581.51.

Applicants must have a high school diploma, a valid NC driver’s license, a North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators active license grade C-Surface minimum or the ability to acquire licensure within one year of hire.

The position performs difficult skilled trades work in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant, conducting regular plant inspections, recording readings, taking samples, performing routine tests, ensuring proper plant operation, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Applicants with skills including plumbing, electrical, SCADA, etc. is a bonus.
Successful applicant must pass drug test and criminal background check prior to employment.

The Broad River Water Authority is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

How to Apply: Applications can be picked up at the BRWA main office located at 112 N. Main Street Rutherfordton, NC, or email jenny@ncbrwa.com to request a copy. For further information and a full job description, please contact Brad Joyner @ 828-286-0731.

posted 03/24/22  (032423)