Solids Handler

by July 26, 2018



Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), a progressive water utility providing water, wastewater and reclaimed water services to the Towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Solids Handler.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent work ethic and a positive attitude.  The candidate should be a team player with great communication skills.

Position drives tanker truck from Wastewater Treatment Plant to participating land application sites to apply Biosolids.  Utilizes and maintains heavy equipment such as tractor trailer tankers, pumps, and specialized Biosolids spreading and dewatering equipment.  Position flags fields, gathers soil samples, maintains roads, and completes inspections.  Position provides support to the Wastewater and Water Treatment Plants in recycling and removing treatment plant solids.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Position requires a North Carolina Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with tanker endorsement. Previous experience with operating and maintaining tractor trailer tankers, tractors and spreaders desired. Must meet and maintain requirements for CDL and safety sensitive position. Position frequently exerts 10-25 pounds and occasionally 50-100 pounds.

OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability, creativity, diversity and inclusion.

Certified Orange County Living Wage Employer.

Salary range $33,957 – $52,295
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Closing date is August 13, 2018

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