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Water Treatment Plant Operator

From $32,730 yearly

City of Hickory

Last Updated: 7/20/21

Job Description

For doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, Hickory is a bridge between Asheville and Charlotte at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains along Interstate 40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry and quality. Hickory, North Carolina, is a three-time All-America City on the Catawba River approximately one hour east of Asheville and one hour north of Charlotte. More than 40,000 residents call Hickory their home and Hickory is the hub of a 350,000 metropolitan area. Hickory has outstanding school systems, seven recreation facilities, two libraries, several golf courses, theaters, art museums, and eighteen gorgeous parks. Beautiful Lake Hickory is over 4,000 acres and has many public access areas. Please check out Hickory at [Register to View] or [Register to View] for a web portal all about Hickory and the surrounding areas and what makes Hickory a "Well Crafted" City. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability. U.S. Law requires all applicants to furnish proof of identity and right to work in the U.S. All offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion of a post-offer functional prework screen and a drug screen. This examination process is designed to determine if applicants are able to efficiently perform the essential functions of the job without physical harm to themselves, or others. All applicants are subject to a background check. This position conducts operational responsibilities such as starting or stopping pumps, adjusting chemical feed dosages, collecting samples and performing laboratory tests on ph, chlorine residuals, turbidities, etc., backwashing filters, operating decant valves, conducting minor repairs to equipment and assisting in plant cleaning.

The preferred applicant will possess a minimum of a Grade C: Surface Water Certification from the NC Water Treatment Facility Operators Board of Certification and have experience in a surface water plant and should possess some coursework in Chemistry or Biology.

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and possess a minimum of a valid NC Class "C" driver's license. Minimum age of 18. Must be available to work any shift. Must be available to work on holidays.

Company Details

Hickory, North Carolina, United States