• Wastewater Operator

    Posted: 06/07/2021

    The City of High Point's Public Services Department – Eastside WWTP seeks a Wastewater Operator.
    Essential Tasks:

    • Makes regular rounds of plant to inspect machinery and maintain surveillance on operating conditions, gauges and meters to ensure continued efficient operations as well as detect malfunctions.
    • Interpret and record meter and gauge readings and make necessary adjustments including opening and closing valves and switching process equipment on or off.
    • Communicate with supervisors, coworkers, other employees regarding operations, plant conditions and other essential information.
    • Collect samples, calibrate and operate laboratory meters and conduct various laboratory tests such as pH, solids, settleability, ammonia and total phosphorus.
    • Record data regarding plant operations based on observations and inspection.
    • Monitor control panels and operate complex computer-controlled equipment.
    • Performs preventative maintenance and minor repairs to equipment.
    • Assists in cleaning of buildings, different units of treatment, vehicle clean-up and other odd jobs as needed.
    • Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with OSHA and City Safety Standards and Policies.

    • Formal education which includes Algebra, and science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) with completion of High School diploma or GED required.
    • Must be 18 years of age.
    • Must be able to work schedules based on twelve-hour days or nights whichever the case may be, with rotations every month.
    • Must also be able to work other schedules as required (such as 5 day – 8 hr shifts).
    • Must be able to obtain a Grade II NC Wastewater Operator Certification within two (2) years of employment to keep the job.
    • Sit for State exam within six months of completing Wastewater Operator School or forfeit exam reimbursement benefit.
    • Valid North Carolina Driver's License
    • On-the-job training approximately 6 months.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Associate Degree in Wastewater or related field, knowledge and experience in mechanics.
    Salary: $38,436.32 - $49,246.08 Annually, with benefits.
    Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV, the City of High Point’s new job application system. To apply, please type the following link into your web browser:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highpointnc. By closing date of Sunday, April 11, 2021.  The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.