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City of Rockingham Looks to Hire Water Plant Trainee

ROCKINGHAM — The city of Rockingham is in immediate need of a water plant trainee. For more information and how to apply, please read the job description below:

This position works under immediate supervision, performs training assignments and routine tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant and related facilities on an assigned shift. 

Primary duties include starting and stopping plant operations as necessary; checking plant and related facilities periodically to insure that plant, pumps and equipment are operating properly; collects lab samples, performs some required physical, chemical, and bacteriological analysis and tests; daily checks filters, chlorinators, chlorine machines and chemical feed discharges; reads meters, gauges and dials and keeps record of such readings; washes and cleans lab equipment and glassware; prepares and maintains required plant records and reports; makes corrections and repairs to equipment problem areas as they arise;  checks all operating equipment for proper operation; performs plant cleaning, servicing and grounds maintenance functions; performs other duties as required. 

Equipment operated includes chemical feeder, ph meter, weight balance, calculator, computer and other lab and plant equipment as required.  Graduation from a standard high school, preferably supplemented with courses in math, chemistry, and biology. 

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Ability to obtain Class “C” Water Operator’s Certificate within one (1) year of appointment.  Ability to perform basic laboratory tests; ability to maintain and prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Must have valid NC driver’s license.  EOE Handicap Compliant, Pre-employment physical and drug test required.

Apply at Rockingham City Hall, 514 Rockingham Road, Rockingham, N.C. 28379 through Sept. 15, 2017. Salary Range $26,406 – $37,311 DOQ.

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