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Water Plant Operator
posted 2/20/20 (033120)
Job Description: Greenville Utilities Commission is seeking a Water Treatment Plant Chemist with leadership experience in managing a certified laboratory. Under limited supervision of the WTP Superintendent, the Chemist performs highly technical and responsible supervisory work in the chemical, bacteriological, and physical analysis of drinking water; trains, coordinates, plans, and directs Lab Technicians and Water Distribution System Quality Technicians personnel in the analyses of surface, ground and distribution water samples; conducts compliance monitoring as set forth by the State and Federal Drinking Water regulations; develops and maintains a safe laboratory environment through the use of a chemical hygiene plan; maintains laboratory inventory; prepares requisitions and annual budgets for laboratory supplies and equipment; promotes positive customer relations through assisting customers with water quality inquires and complaints; prepares annual water quality report; establishes and maintains EPA certification in various analytical procedures; maintains quality control and quality assurance records; coordinates and directs investigative studies; coordinates and prepares data sets for various external agencies and the Water Resources management team; manages distribution water quality by directing flushing, collecting and analyzing of various water quality parameters; maintain standard operating procedures as required by State and EPA compliance.
Online applications only accepted thru GUC website at www.guc.com.
How to Apply: Online applications only accepted thru GUC website at www.guc.com.
CAWTF MECHANIC/OPERATOR I
Job Description: Cary is a community of nearly 170,000 people, nearly 60 square miles and is a community dedicated to excellence. Cary is a thriving community in the heart of the Triangle area of North Carolina, between Raleigh and renowned Research Triangle Park. The Triangle area is repeatedly ranked among the top regions in the country to live or work, to find a home or start a business, to raise a family or retire. Money Magazine named Cary, North Carolina, the hottest town in the East and one of six Hottest Towns in America. Cary was also recognized by Money Magazine as one of the Best Small Cities in America, ranking an impressive fifth on one of the magazine’s annual lists of Best Places to Live. As noted in several major publications, Cary’s accolades are numerous.
WATER TREATMENT PLANT MECHANIC/OPERATOR (I, II, SENIOR & MASTER)
TYPICAL TASKS IN THE ROLE OF MECHANIC/OPERATOR:
TYPICAL TASKS IN THE ROLE OF OPERATOR:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of the operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a water treatment plant; thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic systems; thorough knowledge of hydraulic, chemical and mechanical principles pertinent to water treatment plant operations; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards of the work and of necessary safety precautions; ability to operate a computer relative to the operation of the plant and troubleshooting malfunctions; ability to detect flaws in the operation of mechanical equipment and to determine proper remedial measures; ability to conduct routine laboratory tests; ability to understand and follow moderately complex oral and written instructions; ability to read meters and charts accurately and to maintain records of shift operations; ability to work in adverse conditions; skill in the use and care of equipment and hand tools.
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school with considerable experience in utility plant operations, electrical installation and repair and/or work with mechanical systems.
Work in this class in medium to heavy work and my require exposure to various environmental conditions such as heat, cold, rain, and unpleasant surroundings. An employee must have the physical agility to move about freely including climbing stairs and ladders, and crawling into tight spaces. Moderate to heavy lifting is required in performing the work. Visual acuity is necessary to perform paperwork, read gauges, and make repairs. An employee must be able to hear, talk, and smell.
Requires possession of a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record.
Two years or more of experience in either utility plant operations, water quality analysis, mechanical systems, and/or chemical feed systems.
316 N. Academy Street, Human Resources
How to Apply: http://www.townofcary.org
Distribution & Collection Systems Superintendent
Job Description: Local government operating a water and sewer system located in southern Granville County. SGWASA has an opening for a Utility Construction Superintendent. The desired applicant is responsible for planning, organizing, and supervising crews engaged in a variety of work associated with providing water distribution and sewer collection services to citizens. Work includes the construction, maintenance and repair of water and sewer lines, pump stations, hydrants, meters and valves, and unstopping sewer lines.
Employee serves as Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) for the collection system, the distribution system and the cross-connection program. Work also includes managing the utility division budget; planning work projects based on service extension needs, maintenance, and emergency needs; coordinating work with property owners; assigning crews to projects; inspecting work in progress and upon completion; answering and resolving public complaints; and managing all line maintenance contracts.
How to Apply: http://www.sgwasa.org/employment.html
posted 2/5/19 (022820)
PART-TIME WTP OPERATOR I
Job Description: Permanent part-time position available for a responsible person to perform technical work in the operation of a 22.5 MGD Water Treatment Plant working a rotating shift schedule for 30 hours per week. Duties include monitoring plant and distribution system operations, performing laboratory tests, and interpreting data so as to effectively operate all equipment. Individual will utilize computer process control and monitoring systems, personal computers, and analytical equipment. College or Associate Degree in an Environmental Science field, as well as possession of a North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators Certification is highly desirable. Requirements include the availability to work shift work and a valid North Carolina driver’s license. Entry level status and starting salary will be commensurate with experience, education, and training. Hourly hiring range is $16.86 – $27.13 per hour. Requires “C” Surface Certification (within 18 months of employment). Applications accepted until filled.
This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
How to Apply: https://www.guc.com
posted 1/8/20 (030620)
TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR/ORC
The City of Shelby offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including but not limited to health & dental insurance, 401K contribution, and local government retirement system participation.