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Water Treatment Plant Operator I

City of Kannapolis
April 11, 2014 Position Vacancy Listing

Submit Resume and/or Application to: City of Kannapolis
Human Resources
P.O. Box 1199
WEBSITE: www.cityofkannapolis.com
Kannapolis, NC 28082-1199

Position Title: Water Treatment Plant Operator I
Department: Public Works Water Treatment Plant
Starting Salary Range: $14.95 – $17.30 per hour
Hours of Work: 12-hour shifts – initial training, 1st shift; regular assignment, 3rd shift

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, 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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of valid certificate as a Water Treatment Plant Operator at the Class C level issued by the State of North Carolina. Trainee will be considered if no other qualified applicants. Possession of a valid NC driver’s license or ability to obtain.

Closing Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.

This position has been determined to be non-exempt by the Fair Labor Standards Act.

How to Apply: Go to cityofkannapolis.com
Human Resource Dept. You may do online application or print "employment application" and mail to:
City of Kannapolis
P.O. Box 1199
Kannapolis, NC 28082

Posted 4/13/14 (0430)

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description: The Orange Water & Sewer Authority (OWASA), a progressive water utility providing water, wastewater and reclaimed water services to the Towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks a highly responsible, detailed-oriented individual to operate the Mason Farm Wastewater Treatment Plant.This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, and a valid North Carolina Grade I Wastewater Operator certification. Should have one year of experience as a wastewater plant operator and have a good working knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, and bacteriology. Job requires working on weekends, holidays, nights, and rotation shifts.

How to Apply:
Excellent Benefits. Salary range $40,823 - $62,867. To apply, submit a completed application to OWASA-HR, 400 Jones Ferry Rd, Carrboro, NC 27510 or apply online at www.owasa.org. Closing date is April 28, 2014. EOE.

Posted 4/8/14 (0509)

Water Treatment Plant Operator 1

City of Asheboro
Third Shift
Division of Water Resources

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.

How to Apply: Please pick up applications from the Human Resources Department or download from our website under employment at (www.ci.asheboro.nc.us) and deliver or mail them to Lesia Cox, Personnel Specialist, City of Asheboro, 225 E. Academy St, Asheboro, NC 27203 by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014. The City of Asheboro is an at-will, equal opportunity employer. The City of Asheboro accepts job applications for all positions on a continuous basis.

Posted 4/4/14 (0502)

Water Plant Operator

Job Description: The Orange Water & Sewer Authority (OWASA), a progressive water utility providing water and sewer services to the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro and to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks a highly responsible, detail-oriented individual to operate the Jones Ferry Road Water Treatment Plant.This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, and a valid North Carolina C Surface Water Treatment Plant Operators certification. Should have one year of experience as a water plant operator and have a good working knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, and bacteriology. Job requires working on weekends, holidays, nights, and rotation shifts.

How to Apply: Excellent Benefits. Salary range $40,823 - $62,867. To apply, submit a completed application to OWASA-HR, 400 Jones Ferry Rd, Carrboro, NC 27510 or apply online at www.owasa.org. Closing date is April 23, 2014. EOE.

Posted 4/2/14 (0423)

WTP Operations/Maintenance Technician I

Description: This position functions primarily as a maintenance mechanic and will focus on mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation maintenance at the water treatment plant and associated facilities; performing responsible technical and skilled work primarily in equipment maintenance and repair, providing periodic operations assistance as needed. Emphasis will be on assisting in the troubleshooting, repair, installation, and replacement of machinery, equipment, and electrical and instrumentation components, as well as equipment preventative and corrective maintenance and routine operations assistance. Must have a strong working knowledge of and hands-on experience in mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation and controls maintenance and enjoy diversity in your daily schedule.

The anticipated hiring salary range is $37,398 - $43,500
Full range to $70,449.60 (with attainment of Career Ladder advancement)

The typical work schedule is from 7 AM - 3:30 PM Monday - Friday; however, employees also work a rotating, on-call schedule for maintenance response (approximately every five weeks) and may include call-backs on nights, weekends, and/or holidays. Employees also function in a relief or fill-in capacity for plant operations shifts and are required on occasion to work 12 hour shifts from midnight to noon or noon to midnight.

Utilities positions are "critical positions", meaning you are required to report to work during adverse weather or other emergency situations, assisting in any capacity or performing any assignment necessary to continue Town operations.
Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Water Treatment Plant Maintenance Supervisor.

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:
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.

How to Apply: To ensure consideration, complete a Town of Cary online application by 11:59 PM EST Sunday 04/20/14 by visiting www.townofcary.org and clicking the "employment" tab.

Posted 3/31/14 (0421)

Water Treatment Plant Lab Technician

Job Description: 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 a variety of chemical and biological tests. Collects samples, completes and maintains reports and files. Assists with and performs responsible operational, laboratory, and maintenance functions in the water plant; performs related duties as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Senior Plant Operator.

Acceptable Experience: Graduation from high school supplemented by chemistry, biology, or bio-chemistry, and 3 years experience in a laboratory or water treatment facility or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer possession of a Grade A, B, or C Surface Water Treatment Certification issued by the State of NC. Certification for the analysis of Total and Fecal Coliforms and Process Control Chemistry or the ability to obtain these within 6 months. A valid driver’s license. Hiring Salary: $29,887- $39,145 DOQ

How to Apply: Applications are available at City Hall, 115 N. Main St., Belmont, NC. Applications can be downloaded from www.cityofbelmont.org. Applications can be submitted to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 431, Belmont, NC 28012. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Position is open until filled. EOE.

Posted 3/26/14 (0427)

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description: The City of Charlotte, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department is seeking a Water Treatment Plant Operator. CMUD is one of the largest public water and sewer service providers in the southeast. We value competent, skilled candidates with a service focus to work in a team environment.

Job Duties:
Operate and maintain treatment plant equipment such as filters, pumps, chlorinators, air compressors and electric motors; performs standard chemical and physical process control tests; keeps records of operations; performs math/chemical calculations, inspects for safe/efficient operations of plant equipment.

Job Requirements:
Requires high school graduation; good math and computer skills with experience in surface water treatment plant operations preferred. Must obtain NC grade "C" Surface Water Certification within eighteen months of hiring date: NC grade "B" Surface Water Certification within three years of hiring date; NC grade "A" Certification within five years of hiring date. Works around machinery and with chemicals; requires valid driver's license and ability to obtain City driving authorization. Shift work required. Background check, drug test and physical exam required.

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at www.charmeck.org. Click on “Jobs” at the bottom then click on “How to Apply” under Human Resources-City of Charlotte.

Posted 3/4/14 (0421)

Water Chief Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description: The City of Charlotte, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities Department (CMUD) is seeking a Chief Treatment Plant Operator to work in our Water Treatment Division. CMUD is one of the largest public water and sewer service providers in the southeast. We value competent, skilled candidates with a service focus to work in a team environment.

The purpose of this position is to supervise an assigned shift at the Franklin Water Treatment Plant and ensure the efficient production, storage, and distribution of drinking water or to oversee the Alum Residuals Facilities. This is accomplished by assigning work to the treatment plant operators; evaluating non-routine situations and determining appropriate action; operating the distribution system to maintain water quality and pressure; troubleshooting and repairing chemical feed systems; performing daily inspections of the plant; and overseeing all aspects of the water treatment or alum residuals process.

Requires graduation from high school; certification as a Grade “A” Water Treatment Plant Operator issued by NCWTFO; five years’ experience; supervisory experience preferred; ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative with established practices and procedures; ability to obtain a City driving authorization. Shift work required.

Background check and drug test required. Physical required.

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at www.charmeck.org. Click on “Jobs” at the bottom then click on “How to Apply” under Human Resources-City of Charlotte

Posted 3/4/14 (0421)