Applications Taken Until 7/2/2021
Salary $47,607 DOQ
EXCELLENT NON STATE RETIREMENT BENEFITS
MUST PROVIDE 10 YEAR DRIVING RECORD
- Coordinates and supervises the operation, maintenance, repair and/or rehabilitation of the City’s wastewater treatment plants, ensuring compliance with strict water quality standards; and to perform other technical, administrative, and supervisory work as required.
- Supervises subordinate staff. Supervisory duties include instructing; assigning, reviewing and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; assisting with the selection of new employees; acting on employee problems; recommending and implementing employee discipline.
- Coordinates and schedules training for operators on new and existing plant operations and safety procedures.
Coordinates and schedules the activities of facility personnel and treatment processes to maintain optimum effectiveness and efficiency.
- Develops treatment strategies to meet new and existing regulations.
- Inspects equipment, processes, facility and grounds to determine efficiency of operations, maintenance requirements, and cleanliness. Supervises preventive and corrective maintenance throughout the plant facility.
- Reviews reports prepared by subordinates and determines what changes in operating routines may be necessary for various shifts; supervises the maintenance of required records and reports.
- Corrects abnormal plant conditions using chemical and/or mechanical adjustments. Ensures influent and effluent samples are properly collected; conducts routine tests on samples as needed; conducts annual quality control analyses for lab certification.
- Supervises the loading / unloading, connecting / disconnecting of chlorine and sulfur dioxide cylinders.
- Prepares and/or reviews and approves reports of plant processes and operations as required by regulatory agencies and the City.
Works with consulting engineers, equipment manufacturers/vendors, and construction contractors in the upgrade and/or modification of facilities and equipment.
- Determines and implements plant security measures.
- Requisitions and maintains inventory of necessary equipment, tools, supplies and materials.
- Assists in coordinating assigned activities and functions with those of other City divisions, departments, County departments, utility authorities and other outside agencies as appropriate.
- Represents the City during inspections conducted by DHEC, EPA and OSHA.
- Receives and responds to inquiries, complaints and requests for assistance from customers and the general public regarding areas of responsibility.
- Performs general administrative / clerical work as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and records, conducting and attending meetings, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, etc.
- Operates vehicles and heavy equipment such as a bobcat, backhoe, tractor, trucks, etc.; operates air compressor, pumps, generators, general hand and power tools; operate general office equipment, such as a computer, copier, telephone, radio.
- Serves on call 24 hours per day to ensure uninterrupted service for customers.
- Attends meetings, training, conferences, seminars, etc., as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills.
Essential Skills and Experience
Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by formal training, special courses or self-education that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of one year of college education or specialized advanced training in construction, utility maintenance or a closely related field.
Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.
Must possess Class “A” Biological Wastewater Operation certification.
Must possess CPR and First Aid certifications.
Requires over four years and up to and including eight years.