2022-09-19 2022-10-23

Water Treatment Operator

Greenville Water
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Greenville, South Carolina
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 84729
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Greenville, South Carolina
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 84729
  • Organization Website

Water Treatment Operator I, II, III & Trainee

Department: Water Resources
Reports To: Lead Operator
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY
The purpose of this classification is to operate and maintain assigned water filtration and treatment plant, following established policies and procedures to ensure the efficient production of quality, potable water for public use.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Must be able to work rotating schedules
  • Operates and maintains assigned water filtration and treatment plant, performing all duties in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, safety rules, laws and regulations, including state and federal water quality standards and regulations.
  • Starts, stops, and operates machinery, equipment and systems necessary for the proper functioning of the plant.
  • Conducts hourly walk-throughs of plant to ensure proper operating condition of equipment and systems
  • Receives, unloads, mixes, dispenses and monitors the levels of chemicals used in the treatment process. Ensures proper paper work is completed
  • Monitors the status of plant operations through SCADA, including flows, pressures, chemical feeds, levels and water quality; makes adjustments as necessary. Maintains all related charts and records.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance, cleaning and painting of equipment; performs minor and major corrective maintenance and repairs on plant mechanical equipment as needed.
  • Collects representative water samples and performs chemical and microbiological tests as required.
  • Performs general plant maintenance and custodial work as needed
  • Participates in the maintenance of positive customer relations
  • Maintains knowledge of current relevant issues and industry trend.
  • Must be available for after-hours emergencies.
  • Receives, reviews, prepares and/or submits various records and reports including laboratory reports, DHEC reports, technical reports, operating/safety procedures, maintenance records and reports, flow charts, etc.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, other department supervisors and employees, co-workers, customers, sales representatives, and the general public.
  • Responsible for monitoring distribution analyzers, pump stations and valves in the distribution system
  • Orders chemicals and supplies as needed.
  • Relays telephone and radio calls to other units/personnel.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • On call 24 hours per day.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A High School Diploma or GED is required; or possession of any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess First Aid and CPR certifications or have the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. Must obtain and maintain a valid South Carolina driver’s license, and satisfy the following:

Water Treatment Operator Trainee
Must pass the Class D water license exam in the State of South Carolina within 1 year.

Water Treatment Operator
Must possess and maintain the State of South Carolina Class C Water Operator license and a minimum of 3 years of experience as a Water Treatment Operator.

Water Treatment Operator II
Must possess and maintain the State of South Carolina Class B Water Operator license and a minimum of 4 years of experience as a Water Treatment Operator.

Water Treatment Operator III
Must possess and maintain the State of South Carolina Class A Water Operator license and a minimum of 6 years of experience as a Water Treatment Operator.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Greenville Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Greenville Water will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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