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Water Operator – Grade 4 (Birmingham Area – Shelby County)

Posted: September 7, 2021
SouthWest Water Company WATER OPERATOR – Grade 4 (Birmingham Area – Shelby County) Job Description: Operates various process equipment in a Grade 4 surface water treatment facility near Wilsonville Duties and Responsibilities: • Perform routine process evaluation/adjustments to maintain system operations with regulatory permit requirements • Maintain and operate filtering and chemical treatment process • Maintain knowledge of analyses of industry standard tests as identified on permit • Perform designated on-site industry standard tests as identified on permit • Perform standard maintenance tasks • Read and understand SCADA system and system alarms About Us SouthWest Water Company provides essential water and wastewater services to more than a million Americans in four states. In business for more than 50 years, we provide a broad range of operation, maintenance and management services, including domestic water production, treatment and distribution; wastewater collection and treatment; customer service; and construction management of utility infrastructure projects. Our water will help your career grow. The safety of our drinking water and responsible treatment and management of wastewater are critical issues in today’s world. For years to come, the water and wastewater business will need people like you–dedicated professionals who want to help protect this precious resource. We’re proud of our work. Daily, we make a difference in the lives of a million people by providing them with water and wastewater services. Build yours and our planet’s future with SouthWest Water Company. Don’t wait. The opportunity is now. Certification: Current AL Grade IV Certification in good standing Education and Experience: High School education or equivalent is required Other Requirements: Must follow all company safety practices and procedures Compensation: Average starting pay is $26-$29/hr based on years of experience. Excellent benefits (Relocation Expense Allowance Included) CONTACT: Send résumé to Shane Campbell, SouthWest Water Company at:

Shelby County Water Dept. Field Services Technician-Operator III

Posted: August 9, 2021
Salary: $19.33 – $26.46 Hourly $1,546.40 – $2,116.80 Biweekly $40,206.40 – $55,036.80 Annually Job Summary This position serves as lead operator on line and meter projects for the Shelby County Water Services Department. Work involves installation, maintenance and repair of water lines, meter and facilities; inspection of tank sites for maintenance and repair needs; inspection of right-of-ways to perform maintenance and clean-up, such as bush hogging, mowing and weed eating; location and marking of valves and main lines; assisting with maintenance of transmission lines, booster stations; ensures utility vehicles and equipment are serviced and maintained according to Shelby County standards. Serves as lead equipment operator on line and/or meter projects. Patrols transmission lines for leaks and notifies proper personnel. Inspects booster station sites for maintenance needs and notifies proper personnel. Inspects tank sites for maintenance needs and notifies proper personnel. Inspects right-of-ways and performs bush hogging, weed eating, mowing, etc. Locates and marks valves and main lines. Makes sure all equipment is serviced and maintained. Performs chlorine level and bacteriological sampling and checks. Installs water meters and boxes as needed throughout the water system. Removes and replaces broken and inoperative water meters. Performs water meter readings. Handles water line problems and repairs leaking water lines. Performs all duties in a safe and efficient manner. Performs all other duties as assigned by supervision. Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance is offered at less than $40 per month for Single coverage and less than $100 per month for Family coverage. Qualifications and Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent. One year experience in maintenance of water operations systems or installation/construction of water infrastructure. Five years’ experience operating multiple types of equipment at a skilled level and cutting to grade, including but not limited to bulldozer, tractor, backhoe, trackhoe, bush hog, mowers, etc. Valid driver’s license. Valid Class A CDL. PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS Grade I Water Operator Certification by ADEM or higher certification. As a condition of employment, anyone hired without the minimum Water Operator Certification will be required to attain it within 24 months from the date of hire or be subject to dismissal or demotion. Physical Demands & Work Environment PHYSICAL DEMANDS Work is light in nature and consists of a substantial amount of walking, bending, lifting, and carrying. WORK ENVIRONMENT Most of the work is performed outdoors. Subject to extreme weather conditions and noises. Conditions of Job Offer and Employment Possess and maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License Complete Background Check (repeated periodically during employment) including, but not limited to: Social Security Record Inquiry Criminal History Inquiry Sex Offender Database Inquiry Motor Vehicle Report/Driver’s License/Driving Record Inquiry Past Employment Verification Education Verification Pre-employment physical examination with County designated physician Pre-employment drug test at County designated test location E-Verify Eligibility to Work in United States Six Month Probationary Period Work beyond normal work shift or schedule Available for on call work after hours and on weekends as needed and as required by supervision and management. Random drug tests after hire at County designated test location Agency Shelby County Address 200 West College Street, Room 100 Columbiana, Alabama, 35051 Phone (205) 670-6510 Website

Meter Service Supervisor – Gadsden Water Works & Sewer Board

Posted: July 23, 2021
The Gadsden Water Works & Sewer Board is currently accepting applications for a Meter Service Supervisor. Gadsden Water is looking for a personable/experienced applicant, preferably with a public utility, who works well with the public and under pressure. Preferred candidates should have the following: five years of experience in water service operations, meter reading, and meter repairs, to include supervisory, mechanical, and administrative experience; and high school diploma or GED. A full job description is available upon request. Apply in Room 201, Gadsden City Hall between the hours of 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by printing application at and mailing, along with resume, to: City of Gadsden, Attn: Personnel Department, P.O. Box 267, Gadsden, AL 35902. Applications and resumes may also be emailed to Deadline for all applications will be Friday, August 6, 2021. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT The City of Gadsden Water Works and Sewer Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age and handicapped status in employment or the provision of service.