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Springdale Water Utilities is now accepting applications for the position of Distribution Operator.

Job Description

Working under the direction of the Distribution Supervisor and supervision of the Distribution Manager and the Distribution Director, this individual is a member of a three-member crew working in the water distribution and sanitary sewer collection systems owned, operated, and maintained by Springdale Water Utilities, hereinafter referred to as the Utility. Persons employed in this position are responsible for making sure health and safety measures are executed. This is a safety sensitive position. Pre-employment and random drug testing are required per DOT regulations.

This position is required to be on call (duty assignment) at scheduled weekly intervals and to be available for working outside normal business hours.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities To Meet Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of material, methods, and techniques used in construction, maintenance and repair activities as related to assigned areas of specialization
  • Knowledgeable in generally accepted standards and techniques used in the operation and maintenance of water distribution and sanitary sewer systems
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment and tools
  • Ability to meet schedules and timelines
  • Demonstrate the ability to work safely and efficiently
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and interpret verbal and written instructions, and read documents such as safety rules and operating instructions
  • Capable of maintaining an effective working relationship with fellow employees and work courteously and tactfully with the public and co-workers
  • Maintain a good attendance record

Education & Training

Minimum qualifications are a High School diploma or equivalent. Employee must obtain, within three (3) years, a Class II Water Distribution Operator’s License issued by the Arkansas Department of Health.  Employee must obtain and maintain, within 6 months, a State of Arkansas Commercial Driver’s License commensurate with work duties and remain insurable by the carrier providing automotive insurance coverage to the Springdale Water and Sewer Commission.

Salary range is $20.74 – $31.13 DOE

Interested individuals can apply below or submit an application to the Human Resources Department at PO Box 769, Springdale, AR 72764 or by e-mail to HR@springdalewater.com. This job posting will remain open until filled. 

Springdale Water provides an exceptional benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

07/14/2020

Springdale Water Utilities, an award-winning water utility serving Springdale and surrounding areas is growing and is seeking a skilled WWTF Operator.  

       Job Summary

  • Performs skilled work assignments required for operation of Springdale’s advanced Wastewater Treatment Facilities.
  • Responsible for compliance with NPDES, RMP, Storm Water and other permit limits and requirements.
  • Experienced operators are expected to assist in the training of operators with less experience and will assume the responsibility for actions taken by an operator in-training when working together.
  • Operator and check all equipment and processes throughout the facility.
  • Collect and analyze samples.
  • Keep and maintain accurate logs of activities and plant operation status.
  • Perform routine checks, tests and maintenance of boilers.
  • This job is a shift position to ensure complete coverage of shifts.

    Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required. Associates degree or higher in related science or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Must obtain within 1 year of being eligible a Class I Wastewater Operator’s license issued by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.  Must be able to acquire within 18 months of being eligible to test, a Class III Wastewater Operator’s license issued by Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.
  • Must be able to acquire a High Pressure Boiler License.
  • May be required to obtain a CDL. Must be insurable by the carrier providing coverage to the Utility.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities to Meet Job Requirements

  • Possess knowledge of basic chemical, physical, and biological principles.
  • Ability to learn the principles, practices, materials, and procedures pertinent to advanced biological wastewater treatment
  • Ability to absorb, analyze and apply new technical information
  • Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to accurately log instrument readings and operating information

Salary Range:  $19.82 – $29.74

To apply, you must submit a Springdale Water Utilities application available below or you may pick one up in our office. 

Interested individuals can apply below or submit an application to the Human Resources Department at PO Box 769, Springdale, AR 72765 or by e-mail to HR@springdalewater.com.  This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Springdale Water provides an exceptional benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

04/01/21

Springdale Water is seeking junior or senior level candidates for temporary summer internships in the field of civil engineering with emphasis in water and wastewater engineering.  Candidate must be proficient in the use of personal computers, including Microsoft Office products, including Excel.  Experience with AutoCAD, Trimble TerraSync, Esri ArcGIS preferred and must understand the general principles of surveying.  The position is for 29 hours per week with a salary range of $13.00-$15.00 per hour depending on experience. Candidates must be insurable and 21 years of age. 

Interested individuals can apply below or submit an application to the Human Resources Department at PO Box 769, Springdale, AR 72765 or by e-mail to HR@springdalewater.com.  This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

05/18/21