Water/Wastewater Technician

| Seabrook Island, SC, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 22-25 Annually
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Woodard & Curran is a national engineering, science, and operations firm with a simple vision for clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. As an employee-owned company, we strive to cultivate diverse teams and encourage collaboration in an equitable and inclusive culture. We seek talented individuals from all backgrounds to help us address a broad range of water and environmental issues. We prioritize our people, offering opportunities for professional growth, ownership, and flexibility. That’s how we make a difference to our clients, people, and the planet.

Woodard & Curran draws on the experience of hundreds of certified operators across the country, backed by the knowledge and skills of hundreds more engineers, scientists, and regulatory experts, to quickly tackle the most challenging operational issues and keep treatment plants running efficiently and in full compliance. Woodard & Curran also reimburses employees in earning, upgrading, and keeping their licenses and certifications within the industry.

Woodard & Curran is growing! Woodard & Curran is looking for Water or Wastewater Technicians near Seabrook Island, South Carolina to join our experienced team of Technicians and Operators. The Technician will perform routine maintenance, monitoring and testing of water and wastewater systems to assist with facility operation, maintenance, and service. Employees who join Woodard & Curran’s staff find a culture that is welcoming, supportive, and empowering.

This position is eligible for a $2,000.00 sign-on bonus.

What would you be doing at Woodard & Curran?

  • Assist operators with the performance of all required job duties.
  • Take and record instrument readings.
  • Report to the supervisor any irregularities with instruments or their readings.
  • Collect samples and perform routine laboratory analysis.
  • Maintain Utility tract through general clean up and wash-down of facilities.
  • Maintain Utility grounds through lawn mowing, weed eating, etc.
  • Perform routine tasks with hand tools (shovels, rakes, etc.).
  • Read water meters and record volume used by residential and commercial customers.
  • Install water meters as needed.
  • Locate valves, water mains, manholes, leaks, etc. in the field.
  • Report to the supervisor any irregularities with meters, meter boxes, mains, valves, valve boxes, or hydrants.
  • Assist with water line repairs.
  • Check sewage pump stations routinely.
  • Assist with repair and maintenance of sewage pumps and sewer lines.
  • Responsible for the safeguarding and maintenance of personal protective equipment and issued tools.
  • General knowledge of utility and company policies and procedures.
  • Serve in on-call capacity and respond to after-hours emergencies.

What will you need to succeed?

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED required.
  • Ability to obtain necessary certifications within 24 months of hire required (D Level Biological Wastewater, D level Water Distribution Certification).
  • Valid South Carolina’s Driver's License required.
  • One to two years of related experience in similar field.
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 50 pounds, walk up to 5 miles per day, and constantly stoop, kneel, crouch, and stand.
  • Valid driver's license with clear driving record.
  • Any combination of the training and experience which will indicate possession of the skills, knowledge and abilities listed above.
  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check, pre-placement physical and drug screen before employment.

Benefits & Wellbeing

Retirement Savings:

• 401(k) Pre-tax or Roth Contributions: Company will match equal to 100% of the first 3% of salary contributed, All employees are eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan and are 100% vested in the value of own contributions and any employer matching contributions.

Time away from work:

• Vacation time is provided to full and part-time regular employees. Vacation is accrued, based on number of hours worked per week as well as prior years of experience.

• Woodard & Curran offers paid sick time to eligible employees who are absent due to their own non-work related, illness, injury, or medical procedure.

• Woodard & Curran provides up to 80 hours of Paid Parental Leave for child bonding in a 12-month period.

• Company-paid short- and long-term disability insurance from Sun Life to assist with replacing a portion of your income in the event of non-job-related illness or injury. Eligible employees are automatically enrolled and eligible immediately.

Coverage and support for your needs and wellbeing:

Personal and Family health: Company offers three medical plan options based on geography; plus HSA and PSA plans are available based on eligibility, additional options include dental and vision plans.

Company provides basic employee group life insurance and AD&D benefits; additional voluntary life insurance for employee and family are available through Sun Life.

WayForward powered by Dario: EAP Program combined with personalized mental health and wellbeing coaching.

LiveWell wellbeing program: credit incentive is available, up to $600 annually – nutrition and fitness reimbursement, and access to the Virgin Pulse wellness platform.

Education: Tuition assistance offers eligible employees up to 100% reimbursement of tuition, books and fees up to $5250 per year, for courses related to the employee’s job or planned career development.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. We are committed to ensuring our employment practices are non-discriminatory and based solely on job-related factors. To read our entire Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement, click here. To view the Workplace Discrimination Is Illegal poster and supplement, click here.

If you have a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact Beth Sweitzer.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We value diversity, equity and inclusion and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

Woodard & Curran believes that complex teams working together in an equitable, inclusive space provides the best opportunity for achieving our vision of clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. Our success is tied to a culture that embraces our differences so that everyone can bring their whole, authentic selves to work. When our people are supported to reach their full potential, we provide the most innovative, sound, and effective solutions.

More Information on Woodard & Curran
Woodard & Curran operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Portland, Maine . Woodard & Curran was founded in 1979. It has 1041 total employees. To see all 36 open jobs at Woodard & Curran, click here.
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