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Water Systems Operator

Date Posted: 03/12/2024
Department: Nebo Water
Salary Grade: 64

Compensation: $36,855
Hours: Full Time

Deadline: Until Filled

Position Objectives

 

Under direct supervision, provides technical services, maintains distribution/service lines and meter services for the water system. Reports directly to Public Services Manager.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collects water samples for water system and Woodlawn Roadside Park as required by DEQ (Department Environmental Quality) and deliver to State approved lab for analysis with appropriate forms.

  • Monthly reading of water meters.

  • Check chlorine levels at water flushers as required and log on appropriate forms.

  • Daily reading of Master Meter (M-F) and log on appropriate form.

  • Exercising all valves annually and log on appropriate form.

  • Exercise / flow all fire hydrants annually and log on appropriate form.

  • Keep all fire hydrants clean, painted, and clear of obstructions.

  • Keep all flushers clean and clear of obstructions.

  • Mow / weed eat all flushers and fire hydrants as needed. 

  • Install, change, lock out or turn on meters as directed.

  • Locate and mark water lines as instructed by 811.

  • Available 24/7 for emergency call in due to water line breaks / disruptions.

  • Performs various safety operations as needed with Nebo Water operations and installations.

  • Performs various operations and inspections related to Fire Sprinklers and riser operations at the Universal Complex.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

High School Diploma or GED 

Valid North Carolina driver's license. 

Ability to obtain Flagger Certification

Within a two-year period of accepting this position, the operator will obtain and maintain a C-Distribution Certification from NCWTFOCB (North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators Certification Board). 

Within a four-year period of accepting this position, the operator will obtain a B-Distribution Certification from NCWTFOCB (North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators Certification Board).

Benefits

Benefited after 30 days

Medical, dental, and life insurance
Sick, vacation, and holiday pay
Membership in the Local Government Retirement System

Supplemental retirement 401k/457

How to Apply

PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREENING AND BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED

 

APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT ONLY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. No additional information will be solicited by McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience.

 

McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or national origin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 

 

McDowell County participates in E-Verify.

 

Applications are available:

 www.mcdowellhrportal.org- under “Job Opportunities”

 

  • McDowell County Administration Building:         

                25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

                                                                   

Applications can be submitted:

               25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

  • Mail:

                McDowell County Human Resources

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

  • Email: 

                employment@mcdowellgov.com

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