Employment Opportunities


Employment

Interested applicants should submit an application and resume to Greenwood CPW:

Mailing Address:
Greenwood CPW
P.O. Box 549
Greenwood, SC 29648-0549

Hand-Deliver (Main Office):
Greenwood CPW
121 W. Court Ave.
Greenwood, SC 29646-2748

FAX: (864) 942-8171

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CPW is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Applications may be obtained by clicking the link below, calling (864) 942-8106, or at our Main Office
Job Openings:

 

GENERAL MANAGER

Description:

The Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works (CPW) seeks qualified applicants to fill the position of General Manager.  The current Manager is retiring after 27 years in that role.  CPW is a public utility located in Greenwood, South Carolina, in the northwestern region of the state.  It operates an electric utility within the corporate limits of the city of Greenwood, a natural gas utility in portions of five counties and a water production and distribution utility, which serves 80% of Greenwood County.  CPW serves approximately 30,000 customers through 55,000 electric, gas and water meters.  CPW employs 148 persons and the current annual budget exceeds $61 million.


Education/
Requirements:

The General Manager (GM) is responsible and accountable for the efficiency and function of all utility and business operations.  The GM plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and supervises all phases of the management and operation of the CPW system to ensure the efficient delivery of water, natural gas and electricity to the system’s customers at reasonable rates.  The GM should have a B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field, plus 7 or more years progressive management experience in a utility company providing electric, water and natural gas services; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Grade:

The GM reports directly to the three elected commissioners of the CPW.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  CPW offers an exceptional benefits package.

All qualified applicants should send a detailed resume to Vicki Knott, Personnel Director, at PO Box 549, Greenwood, SC 29648 or email to vknott@greenwoodcpw.com.  This position will remain open until filled.

CPW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


 

SCADA/ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN TRAINEE

Description:

Under regular supervision, maintains requirements of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) to ensure safe, efficient, uninterrupted water service to customers.  Provides assistance to the senior SCADA/Electronics Technician at the water treatment plant.  Follows instructions provided by the senior Technician and attends the required training courses for the SCADA system software and hardware components.  Learns other on-the-job training of existing electrical and mechanical equipment at the water treatment plant and elevated storage tanks.  Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on SCADA system components, electrical, electronic and mechanical equipment as directed by the senior SCADA/Electronics Technician.  Performs other technical and administrative work as required.  Reports to the Water Plant Superintendent.


Education/
Requirements:

Prefer an Associate’s Degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, HVAC systems, or water/wastewater treatment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must have two to three years’ experience in water/wastewater treatment.  Must obtain required certifications within one year of employment.


Grade:

Grade 15 ($44,229-$61,915)


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED