Treatment Plant Operator I/II
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||The Water Treatment Plant Operator is responsible for operations of the water plant and wells in order to ensure that residents have potable water in accordance with federal, state and municipal regulatory, policies and standards. |
With minimum direct supervision, work alone or with other members of the treatment crew in performing required daily tasks. Interfaces with other Utility Department personnel, City administrators, other City departments and the general public.
|Duties:||• Assists in preparing and maintaining plant records, both operational and regulatory.|
• Perform the required operational laboratory tests.
• Advises the Water Treatment Foreman of needed maintenance in the plant and wells.
• Responsible for the implementation of appropriate safety standards.
• Perform daily checks of the Water Treatment Plant and wells.
• Perform daily reads on various meters.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Water Treatment Foreman.
• Maintain Water Treatment Plant and Well facilities and grounds.
-Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds.
-Must be able to operate machinery and vehicles.
-Must be able to remove and repair mechanical components of the treatment plant.
Must be able to work outdoors and under extreme weather conditions.
Must be able to work on-call and to respond to emergencies beyond the normal 40-hour work week.
Will work around hazardous chemicals; Must possess knowledge of the various chemicals found in the treatment plant.
Will work around loud machinery noise; Must protect from hearing loss associated with this hazard.
|Qualifications:||High School diploma or equivalent.|
Minimum of 3 years experience in operating and maintaining water treatment plants.
Grade C Surface Water License
Knowledge of water treatment principles and ability to make the necessary adjustments and changes to operational controls as needed.
Knowledge of State and Federal Permit requirements.
Knowledge of the mechanical components of water treatment plants.
Knowledge of basic computer skills.
Ability to work with minimum direct supervision.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with management, staff and the public.