15A NCAC 08G .0205      RESPONSIBILITIES OF A BACK-UP OPERATOR IN RESPONSIBLE CHARGE (BACK-UP ORC)

The Back-up Operator in Responsible Charge (Back-up ORC):

(1)           may act as surrogate for the Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC), if he/she possesses a valid certificate of the appropriate type and grade for the system, for a period:

(a)           not to exceed 40 percent of the system visitations required per calendar year under Rule .0204(2) of this Section; or

(b)           not to exceed 120 consecutive calendar days when the Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) is absent due to:

(i)            the vacancy of the Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) position; or

(ii)           personal or familial illness; and

(2)           must fulfill all of the requirements of Rule .0204 of this Section when acting as surrogate for the Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC); and

(3)           upon vacating a Backup ORC position, notify, in writing, the Commission and the appropriate regional office of the Division of Water Quality (or the local health department for owners of subsurface systems) of the vacancy within 14 calendar days.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90A-37; 90A-44;

Eff. April 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. December 1, 2006;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 26, 2015.