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Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description:
This position is being re-advertised. Candidates who have previously applied and were referred to the hiring manager are still being considered and do not need to reapply.

Water Plant Operations Specialist

What we offer:
• We pay for your training, professional classes, test, and CEU’s.
• Growth Opportunities! Learn as you grow with On-the-Job Training (OJT) available as part of career development.
• We’ve got your covered – Uniforms, safety shoes and tools provided.
• A culture of continuous improvement
• Stability – You can’t outsource water.
• Work-Life Balance! Work 16 days a month / 12-hour shifts.
We take care of you! Our benefits include:

• Paid Time Off
• Extra Pay! Receive 2.5x OT pay when you work on a holiday.
• Over 2 weeks of vacation earned during your first year.
• 12 sick days earned per year.
• Low-cost Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
• Retirement (Pension): Start young and retire early!
• Optional supplemental retirement plans
• Wellness programs
• Tuition assistance program
• Military friendly – use your GI Bill
An employee in this position performs a variety of operational, and process lab work used for monitoring the treatment process for safe drinking water. This employee also monitors all equipment at the plant and remote sites. Must have the ability to make necessary adjustment to the process when water quality changes occur. Record keeping and data entry are daily tasks. Employees in this role are essential are essential front-line staff to ensure safe drinking water. This employee will also monitor all tank levels and operate pump stations in 6 merger towns as well as the City of Raleigh.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Performs visual, olfactory, and auditory checks of assigned areas of the treatment plant to detect any failures of equipment and electronics; monitors and validates Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) information; monitors chemical feeds, filter rates, reservoir levels and filter parameters; operates and makes equipment adjustments as needed.
• Performs facility equipment inspections; monitors distribution tank levels; responds to plant equipment alarms and determines required corrective action; performs repairs and/or notifies appropriate maintenance personnel; notifies leader or supervisor of critical issues.
• Performs, collects and/or reports sampling and laboratory analysis for process control and/or compliance reporting; monitors chemical levels within established parameters; verifies accuracy and reliability of data.
• Receives and responds to briefings related to current plant status, safety, training and daily operating instructions; reviews SCADA for status; performs assigned operational and routine maintenance tasks.
• Enters and maintains data in laboratory information management system; maintains daily logs and assignment-related documentation.
• Receives and monitors chemical deliveries and required tank capacity; maintains appropriate storage of chemicals and supplies; performs routine grounds maintenance and general maintenance of work areas; may haul, dump and load residuals, based on assignment.
• Attends team meetings and safety training.
• Works 12-hours shifts with ability to work after hour emergencies as needed.
• Works rotating call duty from Friday to Thursday.
• Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
For full details and to apply visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/raleighnc

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/raleighnc

posted 5/28/23  (061724)

Utility Technician-Part-time

Job Description:
City of Raleigh: The Utility Technician position is overseeing the offloading process of hazardous materials and must be able to wear all required personal protective equipment in extreme conditions. This position is part time 4-5 days a week Monday through Friday. Hours 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Monitors chemical offloading processes.
• Performs visual, olfactory, and auditory checks of assigned areas of the treatment plant to detect any failures.
• Monitors chemical tank levels during offloading process.
• Complete paperwork for offloading process
• Assures offloading driver adheres to safety check list and wears proper PPE.
• Directs and provide customer service to drivers.
• Notifies SCADA operator, Utility Coordinator, or Operations Supervisor of any issues with chemical quality, or offloading process.
• Performs quality control analysis for chemicals being delivered.
• Completes dilution calculation for sodium hypochlorite and fluoride.
• Notifies SCADA operator of new fluoride concentration.
• Performs facility equipment inspections including weekly safety showers, fire extinguishers, and AED; notifies appropriate maintenance personnel or operations supervisor of any deficiencies of safety showers, fire extinguishers, or AED units.
• Writes Service Request in City Works system for any equipment or areas of the assigned workspace need repairs.
• Notifies leader or supervisor of critical issues in the offloading areas.
• Attends team meetings and safety training.
• Completes all required virtual trainings.
• Performs general housekeeping in work areas related to the position.
• Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
• Read and respond to emails.
For full details visit:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/raleighnc/parttime

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/raleighnc/parttime

posted 5/28/23 (062124)

Water Treatment Plant Operator-City of Raleigh

Job Description:
This position performs a variety of operational, and process lab work used for monitoring the treatment process for safe drinking water. This employee also monitors all equipment at the plant and remote sites. Must have the ability to make necessary adjustment to the process when water quality changes occur. Record keeping and data entry are daily tasks. Employees in this role are essential are essential front-line staff to ensure safe drinking water. This employee will also monitor all tank levels and operate pump stations in 6 merger towns as well as the City of Raleigh.

Duties and Responsibilities

Performs visual, olfactory, and auditory checks of assigned areas of the treatment plant to detect any failures of equipment and electronics; monitors and validates Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) information; monitors chemical feeds, filter rates, reservoir levels and filter parameters; operates and makes equipment adjustments as needed
Performs facility equipment inspections; monitors distribution tank levels; responds to plant equipment alarms and determines required corrective action; performs repairs and/or notifies appropriate maintenance personnel; notifies leader or supervisor of critical issues
Performs, collects and/or reports sampling and laboratory analysis for process control and/or compliance reporting; monitors chemical levels within established parameters; verifies accuracy and reliability of data
Receives and responds to briefings related to current plant status, safety, training and daily operating instructions; reviews SCADA for status; performs assigned operational and routine maintenance tasks
Enters and maintains data in laboratory information management system; maintains daily logs and assignment-related documentation
Receives and monitors chemical deliveries and required tank capacity; maintains appropriate storage of chemicals and supplies; performs routine grounds maintenance and general maintenance of work areas; may haul, dump and load residuals, based on assignment
Attends team meetings and safety training
Works 12-hours shifts with ability to work after hour emergencies as needed
Works rotating call duty from Friday to Thursday
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned
Typical Qualifications
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or GED and three years of maintenance experience

OR

An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.

Licensing and Certifications:

Certification/licensure for water/wastewater operators consistent with North Carolina law
NC Grade C Surface Certification or the ability to obtain within 2-years. Will have to provide copy of High School Diploma or GED to the certification board while obtaining C- Surface
Valid North Carolina Class C Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire with a satisfactory driving record
Additional Requirements:
Ability to work 12-hour night shifts including weekends, and holidays
Ability to work during emergency events such as ice/snowstorms, hurricanes, etc
Must be able to work holidays. The WTP is a 24/7/365 operation. At times, Operator’s shift may fall on a holiday and will earn 2.5X OT pay

See complete details in link.

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/raleighnc/jobs/4472251/water-treatment-plant-operator

posted 5/28/23  (061424)

Utility Systems Mechanic

Job Description:
Salary: $45,155.00 – $71,348.00 Annually

The purpose of this classification is to perform unskilled to semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of specialized machinery and equipment in the town’s collection and distribution systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Installs and repairs mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment; makes minor repairs to electrical/electronic equipment; recommends needed major repairs; makes plumbing repairs.
Cleans sewer lines and manholes using jet machine and hand tools.
Televises (CCTV) and records sewer line defects.
Assists with smoke and dye testing of sewers to identify defects.
Maintains water/sewer pump stations, water tanks and generators; performs repairs on treatment plant equipment when asked;
Inspects and ensures proper working safety equipment before use.
Repairs sewer lines and manholes.
Installs flow monitors and level sensors. Reads and records flow and level.
Sets up technical equipment involving an upload or download of data to various mobile and desktop applications.
Serves on call, always, for emergencies.
May assist maintenance technicians in their duties during staff shortages or emergencies.
Performs other related duties as required.

Education and Experience:

– Requires a High School Diploma and/or GED (Vocational/Technical degree preferred) and one year of experience in water and wastewater; or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licensure, Certification, and Specialized Training:
– NC Driver’s License
– Must obtain CDL Class A with tanker endorsement within eight months after probationary period ends.
– Must obtain flagger certification within 12 months of hire.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
– Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment.
– Must be able to exert up to 150 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 25 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of up to 100 pounds.
– Work involves frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, and balancing.

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

posted 5/22/24  (061624)

Utility Systems Operator

Job Description:
Tyrrell County Water System is accepting applications until the position is filled, for the Full Time position of: Utility Systems Operator
An employee in this class performs operational, construction and maintenance duties designed to operate water production and distribution and sewer collections systems. Work includes monitoring daily operations of systems; starting and stopping pumps and plants; operation of heavy equipment; maintenance and repair of water and sewer lines; maintenance and repair of lift stations and pumps; well operation and maintenance; installation of new lines; meters and hydrants; meter reading; and related activities. Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and hearing. Must be able to perform medium 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 to move objects. Graduation from high school and some experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater collection and/or well water production and/or distribution system; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Employee must possess or be able to obtain grade I collections system operator certificate, well operator grade c, and/or grade c distribution system certification within six months; additional certifications may be required. Valid NC drivers license required, CDL preferred. Comprehensive benefit package. Salary Range $31,444 – $47,166.

How to Apply: Applications available at www.tyrrellcounty.org or Tyrrell County personnel office. Submit applications in hard copy format to personnel office at PO Box 449, Columbia NC 27925 or 108 South Water Street, Columbia NC. Equal opportunity Employer

posted 4/25/24  (072524)

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description:
An employee in this position performs a variety of operational, laboratory, and maintenance duties designed to produce safe treatment of potable water, and disposal of 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 water 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, oils, poor ventilation, working in a small space and confined space areas such as Raw Water Pump Wells. Workers are required to wear respirators when working around chlorine tanks. Work requires standby and call back work. Work is performed under general supervision and reviewed by observation, and reviewing records for adherence to operations standards, instructions, and safety practices. Minimum starting pay will be $37,992.

How to Apply: smedlin@townoflouisburg.org

posted 1/30/24  (060124)