OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST I - 40010703

Date: Jun 26, 2024

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT:       

 

County Engineering

DATE POSTED:         

   

June 27, 2024

CLOSING DATE:           

 

Open Until Filled

HIRING RANGE:

 

$43,381 - $58,538

POSITION NUMBER:        

    

40010703

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

 

*THIS POSTING IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE WITHOUT NOTIFICATION*

 

*THIS POSITION QUALIFIES FOR A $6,000.00 SIGN-ON BONUS TO FULLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES*


*IF THERE ARE NO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS, TRAINEES WILL BE ACCEPTED*

 

*NOTE:  THIS POSITION MAY BE ON A ROTATING SCHEDULE* 

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 

Performs routine and technical work in the operation of sewage treatment at the County-owned Triangle Wastewater Treatment Plant, including but not limited to: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) monitoring, minor predictive and preventative maintenance, process control work, and maintaining operational logs. Work is performed under regular supervision of the Utility Supervisor.

 

 For more information about the Utilities Division at Durham County please vist: Durham County Utilities Jobs (dconc.gov)

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.
 

  • Assists with operating, adjusting, and maintaining equipment at TWWTP facility; monitors plant operations by observing plant processes; monitors chemical feeds; collects and analyzes process control lab samples; and complies with work safety rules and procedures.
  • Cleans and performs minor repairs on plant equipment; cleans assigned work areas; and receives and unloads bulk chemical deliveries.
  • Maintains records, logs, databases, documentation, and online systems; enters and updates data to document maintenance; reviews and verifies records to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • General knowledge of the principles, procedures, and techniques used in the operation of wastewater treatment facilities;
  • General knowledge of chemical, physical, and bacteriological analyses of wastewater;
  • General knowledge of the operation and maintenance of the equipment used in wastewater treatment;
  • General knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations related to wastewater treatment and laboratory analyses;
  • Skill in planning, organizing and prioritizing work;
  • Skill in the use of a computer;
  • Skill in oral and written communication and the ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.

 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school and six months of experience in municipal or industrial wastewater treatment, laboratory operations, wastewater system inspection, or related experience.

 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

 

  • Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina and an acceptable driving record for the type of vehicle or equipment operated;
  • Must possess a Grade I NC Biological Water Pollution Control Operator certification. 

 

TRAINEE SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
 

  • Must obtain a Grade I NC Biological Water Pollution Control Operator certification within six months of hire date. 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 


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