Staff

Name - E-mail
(336)
Administration Staff
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Ron HargroveUtilities 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.
Courtney Driver, P.E.Deputy Director, 747-7315
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 SmithSpecial 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 WrightRecording 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.
Administration Staff
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Position Pending Utilities Services Coordinator, 747-7306
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.
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.
Position Pending, Project Engineer,
Coordinates project planning with City and Consultant Engineers, Administers capital improvement projects and other utilities projects.
Michael StoverProject 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.
Charlie LucasUtilities IT Project Management, 747-7316
Plans, coordinates and directs IT projects within the Utilities Division. Parners with Information Systems and other City departments in evaluating, recommending, and implementing technology solutions and best practices within Utiliteis to drive out costs, improve and optimize productivity and provide ongoing training and education to staff.
Construction & Maintenance Staff
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Adam ConnConstruction & Maintenance Engineer, 771-5123
Supervises the overall activities of the staff maintaining the water distribution, sewer collection system, and meter services.
Nick SeebaWastewater Collection System Supervisor, 734-1461
Supervises the overall activities of the wastewater collection system.
James HarrisWater 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 AlexanderConstruction 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.
Damon DequenneGIS 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
Manages the utilities meter shop; supervise overall collection of meter readings, establish and disconnect water services and tests and repairs all sizes of water meters.
Water Treatment Staff
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Bill BrewerWater 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 AtkinsSenior 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 DarrSenior 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 HullSenior 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 LowellUtilities 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 ParkerWater 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 DeputyWater 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
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Frank CrumpWastewater 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 SouthernSenior Utilities Plant Supervisor / Archie Elledge Plant, 397-7600
Plans, directs and supervises the overall operational activities of the Archie Elledge WastewaterTreatment Plant. Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) for the Archie Elledge Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Bruce CaseyUtilities Plant Supervisor / Dryer Facility, 765-0130
Plans, directs, and supervises the overall operational activities of the Regional Drying Facility. Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) for the Regional Drying Facility.
Wastewater Treatment Staff, continued
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Carol BellUtilities 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 BumgarnerSenior 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 QuesinberryUtilities Supervisor / Electrical
Oversees the maintenance of all electrical systems at the wastewater and water treatment plants, sewer lift stations, water booster stations, and the water tanks.
Seth BurchamUtilities Supervisor / Maintenance, 397-7647
Supervises the general maintenance activities of Archie Elledge and Lower Muddy Creek Wastewater Treatment Plants.
Tim NealUtilities 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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Position Pending, Utilities Plant Supervisor / Industrial Waste Control, 397-7621
Plans, directs and supervises the federal and state mandated Industrial Waste Pre-treatment Program and the Grease Control Program.
Monica Hayes, Interim Industrial Waste Plant Supervisor, 397-7619
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 BrowneIndustrial 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, 765-0130
Monitors industrial/commercial wastewater discharges using sampling equipment and standard sampling methods. Assist with grease program implementation.
David WilliamsIndustrial Waste Control Technician, 765-0130
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 DulinSolid 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 TurnerSolid 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 RickettProject 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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