City of Rock Hill South Carolina WATER PLANT OPERATOR I - UTILITIES - WATER FILTRATION - (JOB NO. 7118) in Rock Hill, South Carolina

Minimum Training & Experience

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent supplemented by at least three years experience in water treatment. The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.

A “B” level certification in water treatment is preferred; a “C” level certificate in water treatment will be accepted with the ability to obtain a “B” license within one year of hire.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of the process involved in the pumping and purification of water, including chemical tests and microbiological testing.

  • Knowledge of the functions and servicing requirements of mechanical equipment and machinery.

  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to water treatment.

  • Ability to inspect machinery and mechanical equipment and to detect flaws and defects in operation.

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written communications.

  • Ability to read meters and charts accurately and to maintain records of shift operators.

  • Ability to work well independently as well as with others.

  • Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers. Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.

Specific Duties

  • Responsible for day-to-day operations, including control and maintenance of a 36 MSD surface water treatment facility.

  • Operates plant’s SCADA system, controlling pressure and flow of water in the distribution system.

  • Operates pumps and machinery, regulating valves and observing the flow dials.

  • Keep daily log of all shift operations; reads gauges and records information.

  • Conducts laboratory tests and analysis, adds chemicals to water system in accordance with prescribed standards.

  • Makes visual inspections of working apparatus and grounds.

  • Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.


Salary: $36,691-$53,185 Per Year

Position Type: Full Time

Close Date: Until Filled