Wastewater C Operator

Engineering Conway, South Carolina


Professional Plumbing Group ("PPG") manufactures and distributes high quality plumbing products and expert solutions to create best-in-class customer experiences. The PPG umbrella has three national brands with Speakman, Wolverine Brass and PlumbMaster and a history stretching back 150 years in the plumbing industry. While distinct in customer base and value proposition, the three brands share a passion for innovation and customer service excellence.  PPG operates two main locations in Glen Mills, PA, and Conway, SC.  This role reports to our Conway office.  PPG has started a transformation process into an agile, solution-oriented organization with best-in-class sales capabilities. Professional Plumbing Group is a portfolio company of Dunes Point Capital (DPC). 

As a licensed Class C Physical/Chemical Wastewater Treatment Operator, you will study for and obtain your Class B Physical/Chemical Wastewater Treatment Operator license with the assistance of the company. You will assist the wastewater team in day to day duties of treating wastewater and assisting in the operation of a system of machines often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat wastewater. Applicants must have a Class C Physical/Chemical Wastewater Treatment Operator license from the State of South Carolina. Applicants must also have the ability and focus to successfully pursue the Class B Operator license in a timely manner. Certified SC Class B Physical/Chemical Wastewater Treatment Operators may apply with a higher salary offered.

Why join PPG?

  • Ambitious plans to reorganize our industry with speed and technology
  • Learn new skills as 50% of your job would be in assembly, manufacturing or shipping
  • Dedicated development with extensive wastewater training and overall manufacturing skills
  • Potential to keep current with paid for yearly certifications and training

You will have the opportunity:

  • To develop as fast as your skills and energy dictate.
  • To earn a great living and enjoy work-life balance.
  • To grow in your role to reach additional responsibilities and rewards in the future.

Essential Functions

  • Inspect and operate wastewater treatment equipment on a regular basis
  • Collect and test water samples
  • Add and adjust chemicals, such as sodium hydroxide and sulfuric acid, to treat wastewater
  • Monitor operating conditions through the use of meters and gages; record readings and operational data
  • Document and report test results to regulatory agencies
  • Rely on computerized systems or data sheets to help monitor plant processes
  • Clean and maintain equipment, tanks, filter press, and other work areas
  • Follow U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and SCDHEC regulations
  • Ensure safety standards are met
  • Must be able to lift 45 pounds and hand truck 100 pounds with assistance

As a successful wastewater treatment operator you will be rewarded with:

  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance and a 401K program.
  • Paid vacation
  • Assistance in obtaining and maintaining your SC Physical/Chemical Wastewater Treatment Operator Class B license.