24 days old

Water-Wastewater Operator II

Water Service Corporation
Rock Hill, SC 29730
  • Job Code
    838
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.Department

Operations

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Supervisor's Title

Area Manager , or as assigned.

Please submit resume with application

Who we are

Corix has been building, operating, and maintaining water, wastewater, electric, gas and sustainable energy utility infrastructure for many years. Our purpose is to help people enjoy a better life and communities thrive. Our vision is to be the preferred utility delivering co-created solutions our customers want. At Corix our values are safety, integrity, excellence, and connection.

The Corix team has an opportunity for a Water-Wastewater Operator II based in Rock Hill, SC. This role is 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.

What you'll do

Essential Functions
  • Operates and maintains water and/or wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits.
  • Monitors and samples well and groundwater upon entry to the system. Adjusts treatment levels when below-standard variances are detected. Samples water prior to exiting system.
  • Detects and reports atypical conditions, such as: damaged, malfunctioning and tampered meters, detecting and reporting leaks, high/low consumption, exposed wiring and other safety hazards.
  • Conducts ongoing repairs to equipment, or shuts down equipment for more extensive maintenance and repair, activating alternate equipment as needed. Requests services of outside maintenance vendor for major repairs and overhauls.
  • Activates pumps, valves and other processing equipment to move water through various treatment processes. Disposes of waste materials removed from water in line with Company procedures and government controls.
  • Assists Lead Operator with emergency procedures in the event of overflow or spill of chemicals or unpurified water. Follows safety protocol.
  • Adds chemicals to water by predetermined formula. Advises Lead Operator when minimum inventory levels of these materials have been reached.
  • Reads and interprets meters and gauges on central control panel, or at individual machines or stages in the treatment process. Adjusts controls as needed. Retrieves computer reports on treatment process.
  • Prepares reports and maintains logs on meter readings, tests, chemical and equipment usage, and all other recordkeeping requirements; maintains various Company records and other reports as required by the state.
  • Back-washes filters and basins; handles chlorine in a safe, effective manner; assures proper working order of chlorine-related equipment.
  • Cleans and maintains treatment plant, pumping stations and wells; prepares and paints equipment, walls and floors.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards.
  • Maintains a safe working environment and reports safety concerns to Area Manager.
  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.
  • Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Completes facility and vehicle inspections, along with related follow-up.
  • Installs and reads water meters.
  • Acts as liaison between customers and customer service; provides on-site customer communication.
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless utility service.
  • Ensures that facilities and grounds are kept clean and orderly and comply with Company standards.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

What you bring

Experience
  • 3 - 5 years mechanical experience, including at least 3 years specializing in chemical treatment of water and/or wastewater and/or a minimum of 3 years in water and/or wastewater utility field with experience in the operation and maintenance of ground-water supplied water systems and associated distribution system.

Education and Certification
  • High school Diploma
  • Currently holds second-level operator license per state regulation, may be in the process of obtaining third-level license; must maintain a valid driver's license.

Physical and Technical Skills
  • Ability to frequently perform moderate to heavy physical demands, including lifting (75 lbs.), walking (10+ miles daily), climbing and mechanical repair
  • Ability to read meters, charts and gauges and accurately maintain records of plant operations.
  • Ability to read and comprehend written technical information and to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize and/or analyze data.
  • Ability to perform mathematical equations to determine chemical doses required for flow rates and proper treatment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers and regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
  • Familiarity with computer applications MS Word, Excel and utilizing laptop, tablet and mobile device; ability to learn internal software programs

Please note:
  • After-hour and weekend on-call support may be required
  • Some travel may be required within service area
  • Must be available to work shift work; weekend scheduling may be required

Life at Corix
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays: We offer 18 days of PTO and 11 paid holidays,
  • Health Benefits: The first day of the month after your start, you'll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that's just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, health savings and flexible spending accounts and more.
  • 401(k) Program: Employer contribution. Employer contribution made to the 401(k) plan are vested at 100% and start 30 days after your start.
  • Technology in the Workplace: Access to most recent computer applications like Microsoft Suite, Video Conferencing tools and utilizing tablet, laptop and/or mobile device
  • Grow at Corix: If you are interested in further developing your skillset within the role, we offer tuition reimbursements for any certification/licensing/self-development that you would like to explore.
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERG): ERGs are voluntary employee groups that form based on shared characteristics or backgrounds and are sponsored by the organization.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include company provided life insurance, parental leave, Employee Assistance Program, discounted pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, and more

Additional Comments

This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as desired.

Management maintains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

Corix Group of Companies is an E-Verify participating employer.

People Focused and Inclusive Culture

We attract and develop connected, high performing people of diverse background, ethnicities and experiences, who achieve their goals in alignment with our purpose, vision, and values. Creating an inclusive and respectful work environment where everyone is included and able to do their best work and feel as though they belong.

Corix is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. Accommodations are available upon request. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

EEOE Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth (or related medical condition), or any other characteristic protected by law.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

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Posted: 2023-01-10 Expires: 2023-02-08
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