Staff

 
Name - E-mail
Administration Staff
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Ron Hargrove, Utilities Director, 747-7312
Plans, directs and supervises the overall activities of the water distribution and sewer collection, treatment facilities and meter shop including the disposal of solid waste and construction and demolition debris.
Position Pending, Deputy Director, xxx-xxxx
Plans, directs and supervises the overall activities of the water distribution and sewer collection, meter services, water and wastewater treatment and pumping facilities.
Jan McHargue, P.E., Solid Waste Administrator, 747-7310
Administers solid waste management activities; including supervision of staff and strategic planning for solid waste disposal operations, composting facilities and related waste management programs.
Carolyn Smith, Special Project Coordinator, 747-7313
Plans, coordinates and oversees the implementation of special projects at the direction of department head; provides general supervision of an administrative office in coordinating the activities necessary to implement assignments; serves as primary resource and researcher for project assignments.
Debbie Wright, Recording Secretary, 747-7307
Recording Secretary for the City/County Utility Commission. Assists utility division with a variety of administrative assignments; receives, reviews and authorizes requests for services of related matters.
Bill Shookman, Utilities Services Coordinator, 771-5134
  Plans, coordinates, and oversees the implementation of special projects at the direction of department head; provides general supervision of an administrative office in coordinating the activities necessary to implement assignments; serves as primary resource and researcher for project assignments.
Administration Staff
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Mike Patton, P.E., Interim Capital Projects Engineer, 771-5121
Capital Improvement Program Manager responsible for planning, directing, and supervising the design and construction of improvements to the water distribution system, sewer collection system, water treatment plants, and wastewater treatment plants. Responds to customer inquiries and complaints regarding the division's water quality. Maintains the water division's laboratory certifications and performs chemical, physical, and bacteriological analysis of water produced for compliance purposes.
Jack Fitzgerald, Sr. Civil Engineer / Plans Review Coordinator, 747-7309
Supervises and directs Plan Review staff in the review and approval of all new construction as it relates to water and sewer extensions.
Michael Stover, Project Engineer, 747-6840
Supervises and directs engineers in the preparation of designs, analysis, specifications, plans, investigations, cost estimates, schedules and all matters relating to engineering projects for the water and wastewater treatment plants.
  William R. Ward, Project Engineer, 747-7306  
  Supervises and directs engineers in the preparation of designs, analysis, specifications, plans, investigations, cost estimates, schedules and all matters relating to engineering projects for the water and wastewater treatment plants.    
  Mario Edouard, Project Engineer, 727-8474    
  Supervises and directs engineers in the preparation of designs, analysis, specifications, plans, investigations, cost estimates, schedules and all matters relating to engineering projects for the water and wastewater treatment plants.    
Charlie Lucas, Utilities IT Project Management, 747-7316
Plans, coordinates and directs IT projects within the Utilities Division. Partners with Information Systems and other City departments in evaluating, recommending, and implementing technology solutions and best practices within Utilities to drive out costs, improve and optimize productivity and provide ongoing training and education to staff.
Construction & Maintenance Staff
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Damon Dequenne, Construction & Maintenance Engineer, 771-5109
Supervises the overall activities of the staff maintaining the water distribution, sewer collection system, and meter services.
Position Pending, Wastewater Collection System Supervisor, 734-1461
Supervises the overall activities of the wastewater collection system.
Position Pending, Water Distribution System Supervisor, 771-5113
Supervises the overall activities of the water distribution system. Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) for the water distribution system.
Mike Alexander, Construction Services Manager, 771-5111
Supervises the overall activities of all utility site construction of all water and sewer construction. Operator in responsible charge (ORC) for the wastewater collection system.
Nick Seeba, GIS Coordinator / System Engineer, 771-5109
Manages the Geographic Information Systems group and the Technical Services group providing engineering technical support to Construction and Maintenance staff and internal/external customers and clients.
Position Pending Utilities Supervisor, 764-1479
Primary responsibilities include underground utilities locating, water and sewer system trouble shooting, initiating installation of new water and sewer connections, and assisting contractors and other departments with utility improvements.
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Allison Williamson, Utilities Supervisor / GIS Team Leader, 734-1472
Coordinate the GIS mapping of water and wastewater within the City/County utility service area; provide mapping support for utilities field crew and administration.
Kim Duncan, Utilities Supervisor, 771-5106
Supervises the general maintenance activities of construction and maintenance crews. Plans, directs and supervises preventive and reactive maintenance, including the cleaning and inspections of the sewer system.
Position Pending, Utilities Supervisor, 771-5108
Supervises the general maintenance of crew's installing water and sewer connections as well as the repairs to water and sewer mains and providing preventive maintenance to water sewer outfall lines. Supervises crew's clearing right-of-ways and water and sewer easements.
Thalaferro Huntley, Utilities Supervisor, 650-7669
Supervises the general maintenance of crew's installing water and sewer connections as well as the repairs to water and sewer mains.
Samuel Coats, Utilities Supervisor, 650-7649
Supervises the general maintenance activities of construction and maintenance crews.
Water Treatment Staff
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Bill Brewer,Water Treatment Superintendent, 945-1179
Responsible for the activities of the utilities division water treatment plants, tanks, remote pumping stations and general water quality. Prepares facilities operating budgets, proposes capital improvement projects, and is the regulatory contact for the division with the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources for water quality compliance.
Kenny Atkins, Senior Water Treatment Plant Supervisor, 784-6242
Supervises the overall activities of the R. A. Thomas Water Treatment Plant, associated tanks and pumping facilities; ensures water produced meets current regulatory standards in sufficient quantity to meet system demands. Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) for Thomas Water Treatment Facility.
Rodney Darr, Senior Water Treatment Plant Supervisor, 766-9885
Supervises the overall activities of the R. W. Neilson Water Treatment Plant, associated tanks and pumping facilities; ensures water produced meets current regulatory standards in sufficient quantity to meet system demands. Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) for Neilson Water Treatment Facility.
Harry Hull, Senior Water Treatment Plant Supervisor, 945-1179
Supervises the overall activities of the Paschal W. Swann Water Treatment Plant, associated tanks and pumping facilities; ensures water produced meets current regulatory standards in sufficient quantity to meet system demands. Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) for Swann Water Treatment Facility
Mike Lowell, Utilities Maintenance Supervisor, 945-1179
Supervises the general maintenance activities of the water treatment plants, pump stations, and tanks; plans, directs and supervises routine and reactive maintenance.
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Kelly Parker, Water Treatment Senior Chemist, 945-1179
  Responds to customer inquiries and complaints regarding the division's water quality. Maintains the water division's laboratory certifications and performs chemical, physical, and bacteriological analysis of water produced for compliance purposes.
Nancy Deputy, Water Treatment Senior Chemist, 945-1179
Responds to customer inquiries and complaints regarding the division's water quality. Maintains the water division's laboratory certifications and performs chemical, physical, and bacteriological analysis of water produced for compliance purposes.
Wastewater Treatment Staff

    

Frank Crump, Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent, 397-7625
Plans, directs and supervises the overall operational activities of the Archie Elledge and Lower Muddy Creek Wastewater Treatment Plants, Regional Biosolids Drying Facility, Lift Stations and Administrative support groups.
Chris ShamelAssistant Utilities Plant Superintendent, 397-7678
Plans, coordinates and oversees the implementation of special projects at the direction of the Superintendents; provides general supervision of operational groups in coordinating the activities necessary to implement assignments; serves as primary resource and researcher for project assignments.
Keith JonesSenior Utilities Plant Supervisor / Muddy Creek Plant, 397-7679
Plans, directs and supervises the overall operational activities of the Muddy Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) for the Muddy Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Jon Southern, Senior Utilities Plant Supervisor / Archie Elledge Plant, 397-7600
Plans, directs and supervises the overall operational activities of the Archie Elledge Wastewater Treatment Plant. Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) for the Archie Elledge Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Bruce Casey, Utilities Plant Supervisor / Dryer Facility, 397-7662
Plans, directs, and supervises the overall operational activities of the Regional Drying Facility. Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) for the Regional Drying Facility.
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  Carol Bell, Utilities Plant Supervisor / Laboratory, 397-7618
Plans, directs, and supervises the operations of the State Certified Archie Elledge Wastewater Treatment Plant Laboratory. The lab provides analytical support for two Wastewater Treatment Plants, Industrial Waste Control and the Regional Drying Facility.
  Mary Bumgarner, Senior Wastewater Treatment Chemist, 397-7617
Performs heavy metal analyses, maintains the laboratory data base at the State Certified Archie Elledge Wastewater Treatment Plant Laboratory, prepares regulatory reports, and writes standard operating procedures and related special projects.
Keith Quesinberry, Utilities Supervisor / Electrical, 397-7659
Oversees the maintenance of all electrical systems at the wastewater and water treatment plants, sewer lift stations, water booster stations, and the water tanks.
Chris Roy, Instrumentation Tech. MG / Instrumentation Section, 397-7656
Oversees the maintenance of all instrumentation and control systems for the wastewater and water plants, sewer lift stations, water booster stations and water tanks.
Seth Burcham, Utilities Supervisor / Maintenance, 397-7647
Supervises the general maintenance activities of Archie Elledge and Lower Muddy Creek Wastewater Treatment Plants.
Tim Neal, Utilities Supervisor / Lift Station, 397-7646
Oversees operations and maintenance of wastewater lift stations throughout service areas
  Gray Knight, Warehouse Supervisor / Warehouse Services, 397-7630
  Oversees the purchasing of materials for the Archie Elledge and Lower Muddy Creek Wastewater Treatment Plants.
Wastewater Treatment Industrial Waste Staff
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Monica Hayes, Utilities Plant Supervisor / Industrial Waste Control, 397-7619
Plans, directs and supervises the federal and state mandated Industrial Waste Pre-treatment Program and the Grease Control Program.
Pending, Senior Chemist
Implements and enforces the federal and state mandated Industrial Waste Pre-treatment Program and Grease Control Program.
Cheryl Tilley, Industrial Waste Chemist, 397-7620
Implements and enforces the federal and state mandated Grease Control Program.
Olu Browne, Industrial Waste Engineering Technician, 397-7660
Monitors industrial/commercial wastewater discharges using sampling equipment and standard sampling methods. Assist with grease program implementation.
Andy SantiagoIndustrial Waste Control Technician, 397-7661
Monitors industrial/commercial wastewater discharges using sampling equipment and standard sampling methods. Assist with grease program implementation.
David Williams, Industrial Waste Control Technician, 397-7661
Monitors industrial/commercial wastewater discharges using sampling equipment and standard sampling methods. Assist with grease program implementation.
Solid Waste Staff
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Jan McHargue, P.E., Solid Waste Administrator, 747-7310
Administers solid waste management activities; including supervision of staff, and strategic planning for solid waste disposal operations, composting facilities and related waste management programs.
Ed Gibson, P.E., Solid Waste Engineering Supervisor, 734-1506
Assists in the planning, engineering, and supervision of solid waste disposal and treatment operations, with emphasis on environmental and safety compliance, permitting, and construction management.
Stevie Dulin, Solid Waste Administrator Supervisor, 747-7308
Plans, supervises, and manages financial aspects of solid waste disposal operations, yard waste debris, scrap tire disposal, and the free leaf mulch program; oversees and maintain state reports, invoiceing of accounts, solid waste tax and database programs for daily operations.
Wayne Turner, Solid Waste Operations Analyst, 747-7320
Monitors overall trends in waste management services, including disposal, recycling, and waste reduction. Administers the WS/FC School Recycling Program. Ensures compliance with related permitting and regulatory projects.
Adam Rickett, Project Supervisor, 734-1565
Oversees construction, maintenance, repair and related projects at solid waste facilities and properties; serves as a coordinator and liaison between city departments, State and Federal agencies and the public.

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