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Water Treatment Plant Operator (Swing Shift)

Job Description: An employee in this class is responsible for the operation of water equipment, periodic inspections of related apparatus, recording information read from gauges and mechanical records, and performing routine duties related to the general maintenance and cleaning of physical properties of the water treatment plant. Work follows established procedures and once responsible schedules and tasks are learned, duties are performed under regular supervision. Independent judgment is exercised within the scope of standard operations procedures; however, when abnormal conditions develop, a supervisor is consulted for advice and instruction. The work is evaluated through observation while in progress, inspection of plant facilities and by review of reports.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited high school, preferably with one or more courses in science. Some experience in work associated with machinery or an equivalent combination of experience and training.
Special Requirements:
• Must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license and have a safe driving record.
• Must have the ability to obtain within three (3) opportunities, a Grade “C” Surface Water Treatment Operator Certification from the North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators Certification Board.
Physical Requirements:
Works outdoors in varying weather conditions. Works in temperature and humidity extremes. Must be able to lift and carry 50 to 75 pounds. Must be able to climb, crawl and crouch. Exposed to pathogens. Exposed to fumes, odors, chemicals, electrical current and noise.
Starting Salary: $1317.92 (Entry Level/No Certification) Water Plant Operator I
Semi-Monthly Rate $1383.81 Water Plant Operator II (B-Surface)
Starting salary will depend upon $1525.65 Water Plant Operator III (A-Surface)
level of certification achieved.

How to Apply: Please pick up applications from the Human Resources Department and deliver or mail them to Lesia Cox, Human Resources Manager, City of Asheboro, 225 E. Academy St, Asheboro, NC 27203 by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. The City of Asheboro is an at-will, equal opportunity employer.
posted 11/14/19  (112719)

Operator 1- Morehead City NC

Job Description: Under general supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities. Maintains plant compliance with EPA standards and state water Commission. Performs general cleaning of grounds and buildings. Ensures plant safety and sanitary requirements.
Requires HS Diploma or GED and valid NC Drivers License. Successful candidate may hold first-level operator certification in water and/or wastewater treatment or be able to obtain within 12 months of employment and 2 – 4 years of mechanical experience with at least one year in treatment of water and/or wastewater.
CWSNC provides a competitive salary and benefit package, company vehicle, and a dynamic work environment.
posted 11/12/19  (120819) 

C-Well Operator

Type of Position: Full Time
Assist with the daily operation and maintenance of Water Facilities owned by Wayne Water Districts in Wayne County N.C. Duties include but not limited to: daily operation of facilities to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations through routine monitoring and adjustment of water facilities processes manually and/or through computerized control systems. Conduct routine testing of water and record test results, maintains the water facility log (daily, weekly, monthly) with timely entries of activities. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb stairs or ladders; lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Operator will be required to work weekends and on-call within the Operator rotation. Salary range is $33,781.00 to $48,498.00 depending on experience & qualifications. Pre-employment drug screen is required.
Will be required to pass the B-Well certification within one (1) year of employment.
Send Resumes to P.O. Box 1583 Goldsboro, NC 27533 or email to joeyt@waynewaterdistricts.com
posted 11/6/19  (120619)

Water Treatment Plant Operator I (Part-Time)

Job Description: Job Title: WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR I
Hiring Salary Range: $15.50 – $16.32 per hour (maximum of 28 hours per week)
Appointment Type: Part Time
Location: Franklin County Public Utilities Department, Franklinton, NC
Posting Date: January 3rd, 2019
Closing Date: Open until filled
Attention Applicants:
To apply, submit a FRANKLIN COUNTY APPLICATION to Franklin County, Attn: Human Resources, 113 Market Street, Louisburg, NC 27549 by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County applications. A separate application is required for each position for which you want to apply.
An employee in this position performs semi- skilled technical work overseeing the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant; does related work as required. Reviews laboratory and operator reports of plant operations and laboratory analysis. Insures that facilities and practices comply with all safety regulations. Participates in preventive maintenance for plant equipment and facilities. Participates in major and minor repairs to plant equipment and facilities. Analyzes sludge volume and determines waste rate; communicates instructions to plant operators. Employees are subject to hazards associated with water plant operations including working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, moving electrical current, chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation, working in small spaces such as sewer pipes, and oils. Work around water is also subject to the final standards of OSHA on blood borne pathogens. Work is performed under the supervision of the Water Treatment Plant Superintendent and is reviewed by observation, conference, and the reviewing of records for adherence to operations standards, instructions, and safety practices.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A successful person in this position possesses working knowledge of the operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a water treatment plant, including working knowledge of the hydraulic, chemical, and mechanical principles pertinent to water treatment plant operations, as well as the occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions of the work. Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and permitting requirements is needed. Must have the ability to: detect flaws in the operation of the mechanical equipment and determine proper remedial procedures; conduct routine laboratory tests; understand and follow moderately complex oral and written instructions; read meters, charts, technical manuals, and drawings accurately; and maintain records of operations.
Desirable Education and Experience
Graduation from high school supplemented by coursework in chemistry or biology and water treatment with related experience in a water treatment plant and minimal experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment.
Special Requirements
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license upon hire.
Possession of Class “C” Surface Water Treatment Operator certification upon hire.
Must meet and maintain all department certification, license and training requirements for position.
Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The County prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, color, creed, national origin, age or disability.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen and Criminal Background Screening are required.
How to Apply: Please visit our website to apply. https://www.franklincountync.us/employment-opportunities/employment-center

posted 11/4/19 (010120) 

Water Plant Operator

Job Description: This list represents the essential tasks performed by the position. Employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required.
Collect and analyze samples for monitoring and controlling water treatment plant (WTP) processes;
Conduct bench-top tests for control and optimization of all treatment operations;
Documents readings, test results and equipment adjustments, and enter information into the computer database for record maintenance;
Maintain prescribed water levels in County tanks and monitors water pumps throughout the distribution system for proper pressure and tank levels;
Implement treatment process changes under the authority of the WTP Operator in Responsible Charge (WTP ORC);
Backwash filters in compliance with filter effluent turbidity regulations;
Monitor alum sludge residual flow, processing, and disposal to ensure NPDES permit compliance
Inspect and monitor plant equipment and systems to insure proper functionality and working conditions;
Record and report all deficiencies in treatment processes, systems, or equipment
Assist maintenance staff in repairing equipment, correcting deficiencies, and preventative maintenance activities ; Monitors plant security utilizing perimeter cameras, controls access to facility through remotely
operated gates;
Interact with County customers by telephone to disseminate information and assist with resolution of water problems;
Maintains cleanliness of the plant;
Attends periodic technical or professional classes, workshops or seminars, and departmental training to improve professional skills and/or to maintain certification;
Participates in departmental cross-training
Requires light to medium work involving standing, walking and ascending/descending ladders and stairs; frequently exerting up to 20 pounds of force and occasionally required to exert 50
pounds of force; draw, drag, haul, or tug objects in a sustained motion; performs a variety of task involving reaching, grasping, feeling, and fingering consistent with pouring, holding
glassware, pushing buttons, writing, and operating a computer mouse; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas; visual acuity is required for depth perception, and
analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving the use of measuring devices; the position requires the operation of a motor vehicle; the position is subject to inside and
outside environmental conditions; the position is exposed to bright/dim lights, moving mechanical parts, electrical equipment and toxic or caustic chemicals; the position will be
required to wear personal protective equipment occasionally
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
The successful applicant shall possess Valid C-Surface Water Treatment Certification from the North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators Board or sufficient education or experience with regards to water treatment that certification can be obtained within one year of employment.
a high school diploma or GED;
A valid driver’s license
A working knowledge of computers and common office software (i.e. MS Word, Excel, & Outlook) as demonstrated through past experience or coursework.
Satisfactory completion of high school level chemistry or relevant experience in a laboratory environment

How to Apply: www.montgomerycountync.com

posted 11/1/19 (013120)

Water Plant Operator Part Time

Job Description: This list represents the essential tasks performed by the position. Employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required.
Collect and analyze samples for monitoring and controlling water treatment plant (WTP)processes;
Conduct bench-top tests for control and optimization of all treatment operations;
Documents readings, test results and equipment adjustments, and enter information into the computer database for record maintenance;
Maintain prescribed water levels in County tanks and monitors water pumps throughout the distribution system for proper pressure and tank levels;
Implement treatment process changes under the authority of the WTP Operator in Responsible Charge (WTP ORC);
Backwash filters in compliance with filter effluent turbidity regulations;
Monitor alum sludge residual flow, processing, and disposal to ensure NPDES permit compliance
Inspect and monitor plant equipment and systems to insure proper functionality and working conditions;
Record and report all deficiencies in treatment processes, systems, or equipment
Assist maintenance staff in repairing equipment, correcting deficiencies, and preventative maintenance activities ;
Monitors plant security utilizing perimeter cameras, controls access to facility through remotely operated gates;
Interact with County customers by telephone to disseminate information and assist with resolution of water problems;
Maintains cleanliness of the plant;
Attends periodic technical or professional classes, workshops or seminars, and departmental training to improve professional skills and/or to maintain certification;
Participates in departmental cross-training
Requires light to medium work involving standing, walking and ascending/descending ladders and stairs; frequently exerting up to 20 pounds of force and occasionally required to exert 50
pounds of force; draw, drag, haul, or tug objects in a sustained motion; performs a variety of task involving reaching, grasping, feeling, and fingering consistent with pouring, holding
glassware, pushing buttons, writing, and operating a computer mouse; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas; visual acuity is required for depth perception, and
analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving the use of measuring devices; the position requires the operation of a motor vehicle; the position is subject to inside and
outside environmental conditions; the position is exposed to bright/dim lights, moving mechanical parts, electrical equipment and toxic or caustic chemicals; the position will be
required to wear personal protective equipment occasionally
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: The successful applicant shall possess
Valid C-Surface Water Treatment Certification from the North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators Board or sufficient education or experience with regards to water treatment that
certification can be obtained within one year of employment.
a high school diploma or GED;
A valid driver’s license
A working knowledge of computers and common office software (i.e. MS Word, Excel, & Outlook) as demonstrated through past experience or coursework.
Satisfactory completion of high school level chemistry or relevant experience in a laboratory environment

How to Apply: www.montgomerycountync.com

posted 11/1/19  (013120) 

TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR/ORC

Job Description: The City of Shelby (population 22,000) located centrally between Asheville and Charlotte in the beautiful foothills of North Carolina, is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water Treatment Plant Supervisor. This position performs administrative and technical work overseeing the operation, maintenance and repair of the Water Treatment Plant. Serves as Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) for the Water Treatment Plant. Responsibilities include: ensures compliance with regulatory agencies as well as state and federal laws; prepares and maintains records, reports and files; supervises staff in the daily operation and maintenance of the plant and related facilities; reviews plant compliance, control data, and lab results; implements changes in operation to maintain compliance; researches and implements corrective actions for plant non-compliance; helps develop preventive maintenance programs; schedules maintenance and calibration of equipment; schedules and logs daily staff assignments; prepares work orders; makes detailed maintenance, inspection, and safety tours of the plant; monitors and maintains pumps and equipment; monitors the plant SCADA system; collects samples and performs minor laboratory tests; analyzes results and enters data into computer; maintains and monitors feed pumps and tanks; monitors and adjusts chemical flow; assists with the recruitment and selection of personnel; reviews the performance of employees; ensures proper training and certifications; develops operational procedures; inspects work for completeness and compliance; assists with department budget; monitors expenditures; reviews and prepares payroll; requisitions and maintains inventory of supplies, services, and equipment; responds to citizen inquiries; participates and serves as lead with respect to the Environmental Management System (EMS) requirements.
Qualified applicants must have an Associate’s degree with coursework in chemistry, environmental science, biology, or related field with considerable experience in the operation and maintenance of a water plant including supervisory experience. Must have a thorough knowledge of methods, practices, procedures, tools, and equipment used in the operation, maintenance, and repair of water treatment plant and related facilities; and systems; processes and treatment stages involved in water treatment; and applicable safety regulations. Must have the ability to use laboratory and related equipment; compute and record test results; and interpret engineering specifications. Demonstrated communication and leadership skills with the ability to operate personal computers including some knowledge of applicable software packages. Other requirements include a valid NC Driver’s License and possession of Grade A Surface Water Treatment Certificate. Possession of a Grade 1 Physical/chemical certification or the ability to obtain within 24 months of employment.

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.

How to Apply: All interested applicants must complete a City application and submit it along with a detailed resume to City of Shelby Attn: Deborah Jolly PO Box 207 Shelby, NC 28151 Fax: (704) 471-0508 Email: deborah.jolly@cityofshelby.com Applications can be downloaded at www.cityofshelby.com EOE
posted 10/25/19  (113019)

Water Treatment Plant Operator PT

Job Title: WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR I
Hiring Salary Range: $15.50 – $16.32 per hour (maximum of 28 hours per week)
Appointment Type: Part Time
Location: Franklin County Public Utilities Department, Franklinton, NC
Posting Date: January 3rd, 2019
Closing Date: Open until filled

Attention Applicants:
To apply, submit a FRANKLIN COUNTY APPLICATION to Franklin County, Attn: Human Resources, 113 Market Street, Louisburg, NC 27549 by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County applications. A separate application is required for each position for which you want to apply.
An employee in this position performs semi- skilled technical work overseeing the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant; does related work as required. Reviews laboratory and operator reports of plant operations and laboratory analysis. Insures that facilities and practices comply with all safety regulations.
Participates in preventive maintenance for plant equipment and facilities. Participates in major and minor repairs to plant equipment and facilities. Analyzes sludge volume and determines waste rate; communicates instructions to plant operators. Employees are subject to hazards associated with water plant operations
including working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, moving electrical current, chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation, working in small spaces such as sewer pipes, and oils. Work around water is also subject to
the final standards of OSHA on blood borne pathogens. Work is performed under the supervision of the Water Treatment Plant Superintendent and is reviewed by observation, conference, and the reviewing of records for adherence to operations standards, instructions, and safety practices.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A successful person in this position possesses working knowledge of the operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a water treatment plant, including working knowledge of the hydraulic, chemical, and mechanical principles pertinent to water treatment plant operations, as well as the occupational hazards
and necessary safety precautions of the work. Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and permitting requirements is needed. Must have the ability to: detect flaws in the operation of the mechanical equipment and determine proper remedial procedures; conduct routine laboratory tests; understand and follow moderately complex oral and written instructions; read meters, charts, technical manuals, and drawings accurately; and maintain records of operations.
Desirable Education and Experience
Graduation from high school supplemented by coursework in chemistry or biology and water treatment with related experience in a water treatment plant and minimal experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment.
Special Requirements
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license upon hire.
Possession of Class “C” Surface Water Treatment Operator certification upon hire.
Must meet and maintain all department certification, license and training requirements for position.
Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The County prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, color, creed, national origin, age or disability.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen and Criminal Background Screening are required.

Water Plant Maintenance Technician I – Pender County, NC

Job Description: Full Salary Range $34,836.20 – $55,690.90 Annually; Salary dependent on qualifications

Performs skilled intermediate technical and mechanical work, maintenance, and repair of the water treatment, and disposal systems; maintaining records and reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Water Treatment Plant Superintendent.

Essential Functions
Coordinates, supervises and participates in the repair and maintenance of public water and wastewater systems.
Enforces OSHA and division safety procedures and practices.
May participate in the design, review, approval, inspection and acceptance of County utility infrastructure.
Orders and maintains sufficient inventory of repair parts, equipment, and supplies for system operations and maintenance.
Responsible for grounds-keeping and assisting plant staff in housekeeping
Performs routine preventative and predictive maintenance
Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required
Comprehensive knowledge of the methods, techniques, practices and procedures involved in installation, operation, repair and maintenance of drinking water treatment systems and facilities; thorough knowledge of State and Federal water and sewer regulations and requirements; thorough knowledge of OSHA requirements; thorough knowledge of the tools, equipment, and materials used in utility work; ability to prepare reports, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, engineers, state regulators, elected officials, and the general public.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in water and wastewater treatment and in the construction, maintenance, and repair of public infrastructure or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements:
Must obtain North Carolina Grade C-Surface Water Treatment Operator Certification within 12-months of employment. Valid driver’s license in the State of North Carolina required.

How to Apply: Go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pendercountync/jobs/2494135/water-plant-maintenance-technician-i?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

posted 9/30/19  (123119)