Field Operator I, II or III

Locates, inspects, maintains, installs and repairs water and sewer lines to ensure quality service to BJWSA customers.  Performs work in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, regulations, and standards of quality and safety.  The position is in the multi-skilled Field Operations workforce.  Experience, skill and certification determines level of hire.  Reports to the Field Operations Supervisor.


  • Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Prefer a minimum of 1 yr related experience for Field Op I, requires min. of 2 yrs related experience for Field Op II, requires min. of 5 yrs related experience for Field Op III with basic/general electrical knowledge, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • Ability to read, write and perform basic math calculations. 

  • Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a:

    Class D Water Distribution & Class D Collection System license within 2 yrs of hire for Field Op. I,

    Class C Water Distribution & Class C Collection System license within 2 yrs of hire for Field Op. II,

    Class B Water Distribution & Class B Collection System license within 2 yrs of hire for Field Op. III.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, and be able to obtain a Class A CDL with tanker endorsement within 6 months of hire.

Starting Salary: $15.29 to $20.39 per hour (depending on qualifications) + excellent benefits package to include S.C. Retirement System, 401k, generous leave programs, medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, an entrenched safety culture, developing wellness initiative, numerous employee recognition forums, extensive talent development opportunities, and a collaborative team and family type atmosphere.

Applicants must submit a BJWSA application to:

HR Department

Mail:  6 Snake Rd, Okatie, SC 29909

Fax: 843-548-0112

or E-mail:

Deadline:  Monday, July 15, 2019

Applications can be obtained at

BJWSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer in conformance with Federal and State regulations, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.  BJWSA is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse workforce.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Apply for this position using the contact information below.

Position Type: Full Time
Company: Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority
Address: 6 Snake Road, Okatie, SC, 29909
Phone: 843-987-8073
Fax: 843-548-0112
Salary: $15.29 to 20.30/hr DOQ