Chlorinator Operator Job Description Sample
Senior Water Treatment Operator
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Under direction, to perform a variety of skilled technical duties in the operation and maintenance of the City's water treatment plants, water production facilities, and reservoirs. Exercises technical and functional supervision over lower level staff.
Examples of Duties:
Operates and monitors water treatment plant facilities, including disinfection, coagulation, flocculation, and filtration process equipment;
Operates and monitors the distribution system including boosters, wells, and reservoirs using SCADA;
Collects samples and uses laboratory test equipment to ensure water is safe for human consumption as required by the California Department of Public Health and EPA regulations and State and Federal laws;
Utilizes computers for operations and updating data;
Observes variations in plant functions and operating conditions through the use of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA);
Monitors charts, graphs, meters, instrument gauges, and electronic systems;
Interprets changing process needs from laboratory results, chemical dose calculations, and observations;
Makes adjustments to plant flow rate, chemical dosages, and process functions;
Cleans and backwashes filters to maintain optimal treatment within C.D.P.H. guidelines;
Handles hazardous materials;
Receives and transfers chemicals, including chlorine, caustic soda, alum, ammonia, potassium permanganate, activated carbon, sodium hypochlorite and polymers, including anionic, non-anionic, and cationic;
Changes out 1-ton chlorine cylinders and deliveries sodium hypochlorite to remote sites as needed;
Regulates flow and pressure through seven pressure zones of the distribution system utilizing reservoirs, transmission mains, control valves, booster stations, wells, and treatment facilities manually and remotely with the add of SCADA;
Operates water production facilities to maintain reservoir storage capacity;
Tests and adjusts chlorine equipment to maintain and ensure proper residual, tabulate flow readings, assess overall well site, and make appropriate adjustments for proper operation;
Transports and changes hazardous chlorine gas cylinders;
Performs maintenance on chlorine injectors, pumps, and feed regulators;
Measures and records water table information at well sites;
Assesses overall appearance and notes any deficiency;
Informs supervisor and co-workers of present and potential problems and hazards;
Makes recommendations of operational changes to enhance production efficiency and function;
Monitors treatment equipment performance, including Ion Exchange and blending facilities, to ensure compliance to State and Federal laws, rules, and regulations;
Coordinates maintenance and repair activities with water production maintenance personnel;
Conducts tours of treatment facilities for outside agencies and groups;
Performs minor, and assists in major, plant equipment maintenance including electric motors, pumps, gear housings, chlorination equipment, and facility repairs;
Drains, inspects, and cleans plant and reservoir structures;
Performs a variety of custodial duties to ensure treatment plant and associated facilities are maintained in a clean, orderly, and safe condition, both inside and outside;
May assist with the lead supervision and training of new personnel;
May assist with lead supervision duties in the absence of the water treatment supervisor; and
Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
- Four years of water utility experience performing maintenance and routine operation duties in a water treatment plant.
Equivalent to a high school diploma;
Additional college level course work in chemistry, biology, or a related field is desirable.
Licenses and Certificates:
Possession and maintenance of an appropriate, valid driver's license.
Possession of a Grade T4 Water Treatment Operator Certificate issued by the California Department of Health.
Possession of a Grade T5 Water Treatment Operator Certificate issued by the California Department of Health is desirable.
Possession of a Grade D3 Water Distribution Operator Certificate issued by the California Department of Health or ability to obtain within one year.
Possession of a Grade D4 Water Distribution Operator Certificate issued by the California Department of Health is desirable.
Essential functions and duties require the following physical abilities and work environment:
Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, crawl, twist, climb, and lift up to 100 lbs.;
Exposure to heat, noise, outdoors, vibration, confining work space, chemicals, explosive materials, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, and traffic hazards;
Ability to distinguish color and wear protective apparel;
Ability to travel to different sites and locations.
Must be available for call-out duty.
Utility Lead Operator
UTILITY LEAD OPERATOR
Under minimal supervision, responsible for the safe operations and maintenance of the Pueblo of Sandia Wastewater system collection and discharge infrastructure, and Water system wells, treatment, storage and distribution infrastructure. The position will provide direction and supervision of Level II and Level I operators in the safe operations and maintenance of the Water/Wastewater infrastructure. The position is a lead operator and will assume responsibility for O&M in the absence of the Level 4 Supervisor.
Supervised by the Utility Operator Level 4 Supervisor.
The Level III Operator is the lead operator and is responsible for O&M of the Water/Wastewater systems in accordance with Federal regulations, Pueblo policies and Supervisors directives.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Oversees and evaluates work assigned to Utility Operators.
Conducts operations and maintenance labor activities of the water/wastewater treatment plant and potable water system.
Oversees the performance of the Utility Operator levels 1 & 2 in the operations and maintenance labor activities of the water/wastewater treatment plant and potable water system.
Assists Supervisor in maintaining an inventory of water treatment and potable water chemicals required.
Assists Supervisor in orientation of new Utility operator employees.
Assists Supervisor in scheduling daily employee activity.
Assists Supervisor in preparing employee disciplinary action reports and recommendations.
Assists Supervisor in preparing employee performance evaluations.
Prepares and maintains water/wastewater treatment files, records, reports, and related documents.
Enforces Water and Wastewater Operations standard operating procedures.
Assists Supervisor in preparing utility operators shift schedules.
Enters confined space entry where a fitted respirator is required.
Tests chlorine content of potable water system and maintains chlorine residuals at required disinfectant limits. Maintains results on a daily report and continuous log.
Performs basic operator tests on PH, temperature, DO, and settling tests on the water/wastewater treatment plant. Maintains results on a daily report and continuous log.
Cleans and maintains chlorine contact chambers.
Addresses federal and state agencies regarding technical potable and wastewater inquiries.
Performs additional duties and responsibilities as necessary or assigned.
Secondary Duties and Responsibilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to supervise and direct the work of others.
Ability to use operational and maintenance tools used in the performance of work in a water/wastewater treatment plant, a potable water system, and sewer line routing.
Ability to prepare and maintain water/wastewater treatment and potable water reports and records.
Ability to maintain associated equipment operating and maintenance supply inventory.
Knowledge of general safety rules, requirements, procedures, and reporting requirements; particularly those safety regulations when working near waste water equipment and sources.
Ability to communicate effectively and maintain good public and employee relations.
Physical condition that allows employees to work wearing a fitted respirator.
Ability to work in small, cramped locations.
Ability to calibrate test equipment.
Ability to read, record, and analyze test equipment data.
Knowledge of federal, state testing requirements for potable water and wastewater chemicals.
Knowledge of the use and potential hazards of potable water and wastewater chemicals.
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
Ability to administer first aid until Security Department assumes control.
Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience
High School Diploma, GED certification or equivalent.
Three (3) years previous experience working in water treatment.
Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted New Mexico Driver’s License.
The following license and/or certifications is/are required prior to employment start date:
Wastewater Level III & Water Level II Certification
Prior supervisory experience in water treatment.
Current CPR Certificate.
Current First Aide.
Current Confined Space.
Must be able to successfully pass a stringent background investigation.
Will require a post-offer, pre-employment and random drug screening.
Duties are performed primarily outdoors with minimum indoor activity as required. Work duties may require employees to work in extreme temperature and inclement weather. Work apparel including standard work uniform issued by employer, may require employees to wear other apparel at own expense, in order to compensate for outside temperature conditions.
Subject to potential hazards in water/wastewater treatment facility, such as broken glass, needles, human feces, and various other water treatment effluents.
Additional potential hazards include exposure to infections, diseases, bloodborne and airborne pathogens, (methane, chlorine, and carbon monoxide fumes), odors, dust, mist, gases, and moderate noise levels.
Duties involve walking, climbing, crawling, standing for periods of time, sitting, crouching, kneeling, and the ability to assume prone position. Some tasks will be performed on uneven, hard, and inclined slopes.
Work hours are subject to change and call out as required; with overtime required and authorized by supervisor. Must be able to work long hours if required.
Specific physical body movements require the following:
Trunk - bend, twists, rotate, push, pull, carry
Arms - reach, carries, push, pull, twists, rotate
Legs - lift, push, pull, twists, rotate, balance
Hands - grasp, bilateral coordination, overall and finger dexterity
Eye and hand coordination.
Mag Recovery Operator Helper
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Operates, monitors and controls magnesium recovery systems and equipment including computer, cell electrics, water systems, chlorine systems, and scrubbing systems.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT: Rectifier and AC power control equipment, computer and associated equipment, fork truck, compressors, blowers, measuring devices, temperature and pressure indicators, sample tools and associated equipment, hand tools, gauges, alarms, valves, meters, pumps, heat exchangers, regulators, controllers, chlorine analyzers, crane, etc.
MATERIALS: Magnesium chloride, magnesium, calcium fluoride, sodium chloride, chlorine, flux, air, water, argon, sodium hydroxide, water treatment chemicals, sulfuric acid, etc.
Entry-Level Production Operator
Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people's lives.
Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.
As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning's Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.
Corning Incorporated has Group 1 Operator job openings in Oneonta. Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years of age and possess a High School Diploma or GED. Corning Incorporated interviews applicants for self-managed teams and we are looking for individuals that possess a strong work ethic and substantial interpersonal and team participation skills. Candidates must be available to work all three shifts (Days 7am – 3pm, Swing 3pm – 11pm, Grave 11pm – 7am), weekends, and holidays. Overtime is required in many cases. Our new employees will go through a 90 day probationary period. Production and Maintenance employees are represented by USW Local 1029.
The purpose of this job is to perform a limited range of basic duties to handle, assemble, process and package product. Performs the following tasks and assumes related responsibilities:
Orients lightweight plastic parts on conveyor belts and removes items from belts as needed
Adds ink for printers
Transfers certain products in and out of treatment units
Loads and unloads certain products for printing operations
Performs simple visual observation for gross defects while handling ware
Counts and stacks items as needed
Places plastic bag over counted and stacked items
Places open end of filled bags into heat sealer and activates heat sealer to seal bags
Puts sealed product into bins for transportation by automated guided vehicles (AGV)
Changes lot numbers on heat sealer
Completes simple hand assembly and packaging for bench work based on clear instructions
Performs light material handling tasks – i.e.: stocks workstation with small quantities of supplies, stocks small quantities of caps (placing into cap hoppers) at machines using scoops, dumps regrind buckets or other small containers at the machines, etc.
Handles lightweight ware-in-process (WIP) items
Completes clearly specified operation and adjustment of equipment
Clear minor equipment jams as necessary
Performs equipment wash downs using alcohol and chlorine bleach
Creates/makes shippers for related WIP products only (i.e. OEM)
Follows all clean room manufacturing procedures and regulations
Completes simple paperwork and records specified information
Collects Q. C. samples
Alert appropriate person when machine or equipment is not operating normally
Follows clear instructions such as assembly sheets.
Exerts effort equivalent to handling less than 15 pounds throughout the shift. Limited work may require greater effort.
Cleans machines and production area as necessary and may assist in routine equipment maintenance, equipment set‑up and removal, or job changes
Transfers alcohol from flammable storage to and from production.
Maintains good housekeeping standards, follows all safety regulations and practices, Quality system standards, and complies with all Clean room Regulations.
Performs all duties and functions required to finish product, including assembling, packaging, inspecting, recording and documentation, training, planning/scheduling, and operation of machinery along with team tasks while meeting FDA/GMP/ISO regulations. Assumes other responsibilities and performs miscellaneous duties to support department and plant operations. Maintains good housekeeping conditions in plant, complies with all pertinent safety expectations, and observes safe work practices. Once certified will train others within that group.
Nearest Major Market: Oneonta
Water Treatment Plant Operator
MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE Benefits Supplemental Questions
Graduation from high school supplemented by college level course work in chemistry, biology, math, or related courses, and 1 to 2 years of experience in water purification treatment plant operation and mechanical repair work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License and have an acceptable driving record and maintain an acceptable driving record.
- 5 to 7 years of experience ($37,831 starting salary)
- 3 to 5 years of experience ($36,760 starting salary)
- 1 to 3 years of experience ($34,710 starting salary)
Level "A, B or C" certification as a water treatment plant operator from the State of Florida Department of Environmental Resources.
EMERGENCY DECLARATION STATUS:
Code 1: Essential Employees may be required to work during an undeclared emergency and/or declared emergency. On an incident by incident basis, the employee's Department Head will make the determination as to who will be required to work.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB:
Under general supervision, performs technical work in the operation of the water purification or wastewater treatment plant, ensuring that it operates within applicable regulations. Work involves performing preventive mainte¬nance and repair of water purification or wastewater treatment equipment, and reading various gauges and meters, collecting lab samples, and performing required analysis and tests, which are recorded on charts and graphs, and inspecting the plant for efficient operation of equipment.
Independent judgment and initiative are required in making decisions and coordinating the proper operation of equipment. Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with plant personnel, and is responsible for performing general maintenance tasks including general cleaning of the plant and maintain¬ing the immediate grounds. Reports to the Chief Operator of either the water purification plant or wastewater treatment plant, as assigned.
SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBLITIES:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Performs responsible and effective on-site management and supervision over personnel and plant functions.
Responsible for reporting to the Chief Operator or his/her designee as soon as possible, but within 24 hours, following the occurrence of any serious plant breakdown or condition causing or likely to cause an unsafe treatment plant operation, or any discharge of water or wastewater not in accordance with current F.A.C. rules.
Monitors and maintains proper surveillance of all water purification and wastewater plant processes, equipment and controls to ensure efficient operation of the plant and compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations.
Monitors gauges, meters, control panels, and process variables, making changes as determined by flow, controls, instrumentation analysis, calculations, and visual observations; checks filters, chlorinators and chemical feed discharges; reads meters, gauges and dials, observes variations in operating conditions, interprets meter and gauge readings, and maintains reports.
Collects water or wastewater samples at various stages of the treatment process; submits water samples to laboratory or analyzes wastewater samples, as required.
Submits all required reports accurately and in the manner required by the Department of Environmental Regulation.
Adjusts equipment to regulate flow rates or modify treatment process in accordance with need determined by observations and tests.
Performs preventive maintenance and minor repair of plant equipment, including the lubrication of motors and pumps.
Maintains an operation and maintenance log(s) for each plant, on-site in a location accessible to 24-hour inspection, protected from weather damage, and current to the last operation and maintenance performed. The log(s) shall contain a minimum of 12 months of data at all times and shall be maintained in accordance with existing Department of Environmental Protection rules.
Maintains records of plant operation and prepares and submits related reports; monitors and participates in shut-downs and start-ups of equipment as directed.
Advises supervisor of general plant operations and any non-compliance situations.
Performs preventative maintenance and minor repair of plant equipment, including the lubrication of motors and pumps.
Maintains general cleanliness of the plant and performs various grounds keeping tasks such as mowing grass, weeding, and edging.
Receives complaints and/or inquiries from Utilities customers and/or the general public pertaining to Utilities and personnel activities, policies, procedures, etc., and directs such maintenance work as warranted by customer inquiry or complaint.
May be assigned to shift work. May be required to work weekends and holidays.
May be assigned to either the water or wastewater plant. May be required to respond to after hour call.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Assists and advises Water or Wastewater Operator
- Trainees and/or those not dual (water/wastewater) certified, in various operational routines and procedures, ensuring adherence to established policies, procedures and standards.
Performs other related work as required.
The listed duties are only illustrative and are not intended to describe every function that may be performed by this job class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III
Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
Open until filled; First review date is Monday, December 4, 2017
Under general supervision performs mid to high journeyman-level operational tasks involved in the operation and maintenance of the City's water or wastewater treatment plant equipment and processes. Provides daily leadership and direction for Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Apprentice, I and II. Acts as the On-Site Operator to verify compliance with State and Federal environmental regulations, and City policies, procedures and standards.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Oversees the operation of plant equipment and processes related to water and wastewater treatment systems during an assigned shift in accordance with the strategies developed by the Operations Supervisor and Plant Superintendent, including the operation of ancillary facilities and equipment; duties may vary according to job assignment.
Monitors W/WW operations to verify treatment plant performance is stable, and in compliance with State and Federal environmental and safety regulations, and City policies, procedures and standards.
Inspects all treatment plant equipment, and assures equipment is functioning within technical parameters.
Monitors and evaluates Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) process control systems information; monitors data and error reports, evaluates operational and maintenance issues, and makes functional adjustments to treatment components within scope of authority and training.
Identifies and diagnoses operational problems, discusses scope and attributes of problems with staff and management, and recommends alterations, adjustments, and procedural changes to correct problems and maintain system stability.
Oversees treatment chemical and their uses; including making chemical feed adjustments, how to unload, store and uses various chemicals, i.e. sulfuric acid, caustic soda, and chlorine .
Acts as the treatment plant Onsite Operator as defined by Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), and coordinates the activities of lower level operations staff; responds to operational incidents, and takes command when appropriate
Samples and analyzes influents/effluents, source water/product water, feed water and permeate to detect quality variations, interpret results, reading sheets, process test, computerized data and information trends to identify variations in flow and water quality and make appropriate changes.
Uses a variety of standard testing procedures to determine problems and any adjustments needed in the treatment process.
Records operational data, telemetry readings, work logs and other prescribed work documentation.
Supports the relationship between the City of Yuma and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; promotes the City goals and priorities, and complies with all City policies and procedures.
Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines
High School Diploma or GED equivalent AND a minimum of three years of work experience in advanced and complex water or wastewater treatment facilities.
City policies and procedures.
Tools and equipment used in the operation of water or wastewater treatment plants.
State and Federal laws and regulations governing water or wastewater treatment plant operations.
Protocols for industrial chemical usage and storage
Advanced computerized systems utilized in water and/or wastewater treatment facilities.
Laboratory practices required to properly evaluate treatment processes, such as DO, pH, jar test, CL2 residual, turbidity, color, hardness, TSS, TDS, Chemical/physical processes used in water such as coagulation, flocculation, settling, sedimentation, filtration and disinfection.
Operational practices and principles of conventional water treatment processes and knowledge of advanced water treatment processes such as membrane filtration plants.
Experience in mechanical and electrical trouble shooting.
OSHA guidelines related to large treatment facilities.
Microsoft Windows Office products.
Laboratory practices required to properly evaluate treatment processes, such as BOD, DO, pH, jar test, CL2 residual, turbidity, COD, color, TSS, TDS, fecal coliforms and total coliforms.
Chemical/physical and biological processes used in wastewater treatment processes, such as coagulation, flocculation, settling, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection and activated sludge.
Experience in mechanical and electrical trouble shooting.
OSHA guidelines related to large treatment facilities.
Microsoft Windows Office products.
Interpreting and applying technical standards and procedures, Federal and State rules and regulations, and City policies and procedures.
Determine processing requirements; sample the influent and effluent at various stages of processing and identify problems and ensure proper and efficient operation of the treatment plant.
Determine processing requirements; sample the influent and effluent at various stages of processing and identify problems and ensure proper and efficient operation of the treatment plant.
Complete mathematical calculations and draw logical conclusions.
Making routine operating adjustments and repairs to equipment.
Following safe work practices, and verbal and written instructions.
Inspecting and monitoring machinery and equipment to verify compliance with prescribed operating conditions and safety standards,
Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.
Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
A valid Arizona State Driver's License is required. Must possess a Grade III operator certification from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality within the discipline of Water or Wastewater Treatment. Additional training and/or certifications may be required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed on location at City water or wastewater treatment plants with moderate physical requirements, and strength sufficient to lift and move items weighing up to fifty pounds; may be exposed to safety hazards including extreme weather conditions i.e. excessive heat and cold, dangerous gases, dangerous chemicals, biological hazards, confined spaces and dangerous tools and equipment.
This position may require working rotating shifts, rotating on-call schedule, including weekends and holidays.
Water Treatment Plant Operator
About the Position: This position is located with the US Army Engineer District, Vicksburg Operations Division, Project Resources Management Branch, OPM OFC, Lake Ouachita Field Office, Royal, AR.
Operates, maintains, repairs, modifies, and replaces potable water treatment system components for several public water systems.
Responsible operator-in-charge of two or more systems as required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and State health agency regulations and guidelines promulgated in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, and amendments thereto.
Operates, maintains, repairs, modifies, and replaces wastewater treatment system components for several wastewater treatment systems.
Responsible operator-in-charge of two or more systems as required by EPA and State department of environmental quality regulations and guidelines promulgated in accordance with the Clean Water Act, and amendments thereto.
Provides technical assistance and support to the facility manager in the organization of repairs to water and sewer mains, pumping stations, and related components by other Government personnel and contractors.
Operates backhoe tractors, trenching machines, dump trucks, and small crawler tractors.
- You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
This position requires incumbent to currently possess and maintain a Grade II Public Water System Operator license issued by the Arkansas Department of Health.
This position requires incumbent to currently possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a Class II Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification issued by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.
This position requires incumbent to possess and maintain appropriate state and Federal driver licenses.
This position requires incumbent to assume limited civil and / or criminal liabilities imposed by a variety of State and Federal environmental, health, and safety laws in the performance of these duties.
This position requires pre-employment and annual physical examinations.
This position requires pre-employment and random drug testing.
This position requires a Non Sensitive No Access security clearance.
This position requires working inside and outside in all kinds of weather.
This position requires travel to other duty locations 10 percent of the time.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.
Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) Water Treatment Plant Operator without more than normal supervision. Operate and maintain water pumping and water treating equipment used in the process of purifying water for personal consumption and industrial purposes; Manually regulate valves to control flow of raw water from entities such as lakes through a water treatment plant; Collect and weigh water samples to insure maintaining the correct pH in the dosed water; Conduct residual sampling tests and inspect chlorinators; Use and weigh chemicals such as Sodium Hexametaphosphate and Copper Sulphate; and conduct daily, routine, basic laboratory tests necessary for water treatment plant operation.
- Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)
Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)
Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
Operation of Equipment and Machinery
Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
Use of Measuring Instruments
Physical Effort: Work requires considerable walking, standing on concrete floors, and climbing stairways and ladders. Light-to-moderate effort is used to turn off valves and controls. Heavy physical effort is regularly required in loading and unloading of materials and tools, lifting pipe and items of plumbing systems to be installed. Is sometimes required to work in cramped positions. Light physical effort is required in driving to and from work sites.
Working Conditions: Works inside and outside in all kinds of weather. Incumbent is exposed to a variety of infectious diseases while operating, maintaining, and repairing equipment. Work also involves potential exposure to a variety of hazardous, toxic or flammable gases, liquids, and fumes, including chlorine gas, calcium hypochlorite, hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide, methane, carbon dioxide, and dusts containing lead, asbestos, and polychlorinated byphenols (PCB's). Incumbent sometimes must work in OSHA-classified confined spaces which requires specialized respiratory protection and safety equipment. Incumbent is exposed to the danger of falling into open tanks and manholes which may result in cuts, bruises, and broken bones. Incumbent is subject to cuts, bruises, and broken bones as a result of accidents when loading or unloading vehicles.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the information sheet.
You may claim military spouse preference.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Additional information about the program is on OPM's .
This position is Non Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act.
This announcement MAY be used to fill like vacancies six months from the closing date.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Nepotism: Under the provisions of 5 USC 3110, an individual may not be appointed into a position if the position is under the supervisory chain of command of a relative.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, a review of (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.
Background checks and security clearance
The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the .
As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Credit will be given for unpaid experience or volunteer work such as community, cultural, social services and professional association activities on the same basis as for paid experience.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
For additional information see: . 2. Other supporting documents:
Cover Letter, optional
Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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Plant Operator II - Denali Park Village
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Responsible for operating waste treatment plants. Operates machinery that converts wastewater in drains and sewers into a form that's safe to release into the environment.
An ideal candidate will possess the following:
Ability to work with skilled and unskilled personnel within the Facility Services Department.
Good oral and written communication skills, ability to follow instructions and express ideas effectively and concisely.
Willing to seek training to enhance or learn new skills.
Accessible and available in the event of emergencies or when needed to meet the ongoing missions of the Facility Services Department.
Knowledge and technical skills required for the repair and maintenance of plumbing, heating, electrical systems, fixtures, devices, and applications.
A valid Driver's License.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Repairs heating plant equipment such as: pumps, compressors, reducing stations, and heat exchangers.
Performs preventive maintenance on mechanical equipment such as repacking and reheating valves, repacking pump seals, and greasing machinery.
Performs annual maintenance overhauls on boilers including entering boiler firebox, water drum, breeching and flue to clean off soot and deposits.
Performs repairs to boiler and high pressure steam piping and fittings using hand tools.
Takes directions from and assists the Lead Boiler Operator as required.Repairs air conditioning, heating, plumbing, and electrical systems as required.
Monitors running equipment, reads and records log entries; i.e., temperatures, pressures, flows, etc.
Collects water samples, and adds chemicals to tower and chilled water systems when assigned.
Responds to alarms, i.e., fire, smoke received by the Central Plant.
Performs basic cleaning duties in the Central Plant.
Paints equipment in Central Plant when required.
Labels various mechanical equipment by name, function, flow, etc.
Performs other related and unrelated duties when assigned.
Control equipment and monitor processes that remove or destroy harmful materials, chemicals, and microorganisms from wastewater.
Run tests to make sure that the processes are working correctly.
Keep records of water quality and other indicators.
Operate and maintain the pumps and motors that move water and wastewater through filtration systems.
Monitor the indicators at their plants and make adjustments as necessary.
Read meters and gauges to make sure that plant equipment is working properly.
Take samples and run tests to determine the quality of the water being produced.
Adjust the amount of chemicals, such as chlorine and fluorine, being added to the water.
Use computerized systems to monitor plant processes.
Plan emergency reaction protocols.
Fix chemical leaks and oxygen deficiencies.
Keep records that document compliance.
Experience and Requirements
Must be career-oriented and dedicated to plant operations and our team.
Able to read and understand operations and maintenance manuals and documents, and follow procedures contained therein to accomplish work as assigned.
Pays special attention to detail and safety.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Able to multi-task.
While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to climb ladders, ramps and stairs; and to walk in cramped spaces in unusual postures moving over, around and under stationary obstructions.
Must be able to distinguish differences in sounds or noises to respond to changed conditions and potential or actual problems.
Must be flexible in schedule to cover any shift periodically.
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Technical/vocational education and training in operations and maintenance of boilers, chillers, turbines, generators or control systems is desired.
Water Treatment Operator A
Under general supervision, monitors, adjusts, and operates a 18 million gallon per day potable water plant. Performs routine tests to assess the correct chemical dosages to maintain quality control of the finished water and to control the chemical process to achieve the optimal finished water quality. Makes adjustments with the aid of a computer, monitor and uses feedback data from online meters for lab tests. Records and enters data. Treats contaminated water so that it is safe for consumption. Water is pumped from the lake to the treatment facility where it undergoes a series of processes that remove and destroy harmful materials and microorganisms. Ensures that the purification process goes smoothly, efficiently, and cost effectively. Controls high-tech equipment such as control pumps, valves, and computers that move the water through numerous treatment processes. Responsible for testing the water at various stages of treatment; interpreting and adjusting meters and gauges, and performing chemical biological laboratory analyses. Follows the water pollution standards set by the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act and must be familiar with all federal and local regulations, laws, and standards regarding the quality of drinking water. Reports to the Water Plant Superintendent.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Monitors and maintains correct chemical treatment dosages for water processing. Adjusts the flow going out to keep up with public demand.
Performs hourly test for quality control and calibrates laboratory meters.
Performs daily, weekly, and monthly tests and lab quality control checks.
Performs yearly proficiency test to maintain laboratory certification of DHEC directed lab procedures.
Maintains the laboratory standard operating procedures manual.
Performs regular computerized plant monitoring to determine that the plant is functioning as well as routine walking inspections of the physical plant.
Cleans laboratory and maintains chemical and sanitary safety of lab testing reagents and bacteriological supplies.
Autoclaves bacterial hazards for safe defunct and disposal.
Takes inventory of lab supplies and regents to maintain stock.
Maintains functions of lab meters, electrodes, lights, etc. for PH, fluoride, spectrometer, portable meters, and inline process and turbidity meters.
Completes regular rounds of all water division facilities to ensure proper operating conditions.
Controls treatment plant machines and equipment to purify and clarify water for human consumption and industrial use. Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate flow of raw water into treatment plant.
Adds and adjusts feed rates of various chemicals such as alum, caustic, chlorine, and fluoride as necessary to maintain prescribed dosage rates and meets all applicable standards for potable water treatment.
Monitors computer and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates.
Operates and performs routine maintenance and emergency repairs on plant operating equipment including pumps, compressors, valves, and designated electronic equipment.
Maintains a sufficient volume and pressure of finished, potable water delivered to all of the water systems to meet their demands.
Troubleshoots and corrects abnormal operating conditions.
Takes water samples from water plant and perform analyses to ensure proper treatment for safe and potable water.
Records data such as residential content of chemicals and water turbidity.
Washes filters as needed.
Assists in ordering and maintaining equipment, chemicals and supplies. Receives incoming deliveries, verifies materials with packing slip, and forwards shipping documentation for processing. Unloads and delivers/transports deliveries of chemicals/materials to appropriate locations.
Maintains records and reports on the system operation and maintenance.
Collects distribution samples from customers with complaints and perform analyses to ensure that water is safe for consumption.
Ensures all phases of water treatment process are in accordance with applicable standards.
Follows safety procedures, utilizing safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.
Provides customer service; responds to questions, complaints, or emergency service calls involving water line breaks, lack of water service at residence, disconnection of service and/or electricity for non-payment, general plant operations, and other issues. Provides information, research problems, and initiate problem resolution.
Performs general/clerical tasks including answering calls, making copies, sending/receiving faxes, filing documents, or processing incoming/outgoing mail.
Provides assistance to other employees as needed.
Fills chemical tanks and checks each building for leaks and/or problems.
Radios and calls operators for problems that occur on the weekends.
Receives and reviews a variety of information such as, finish/raw water flow, distribution tank levels, chlorine concentration of settled, finish, distribution, PH, settled water, and finished water, alum and caustic dosage, tank levels lab tests, and finish turbidity.
Prepares and/or generates a variety of information such as in lab chlorine tests, in lab PH tests, in lab turbidity tests, in lab fluoride tests, daily analysis of raw flash mix, settle, and finished water, and in lab manganese tests.
Refers to flow rate of finish and raw pumps, tank and standpipe levels, system demand, lab water analysis, MSDS sheets, lab results, raw water turbidity, tank level, and loss of filter heads, and coagulate jar test.
Utilizes a variety of computer software such as WonderWare, Excel, Word, SCADA, and Publisher.
Interacts and communicates with a wide variety of groups and individuals to include supervisor, operators, utility customers, coworkers, engineers, and utility personnel from both water and electric.
Operates a variety of machinery and equipment including treatment plant, finish, raw chemicals, chlorination system, chlorinators, cylinders, turbidity meters, overhead hoist, Chari-Trac, pallet jacks, rakes, and a golf cart, and lab meters.
Utilizes a variety of tools to include, lab glassware, pipets, cylinders, beakers, screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, hammers, calibration turbidity cylinders, and rubber/latex gloves.
Performs other related duties as required.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Answers telephone dispatch calls for water, sewer, and electric customer service reconnections, and loss of service. Radios or calls crews to respond to outages and reconnections.
Performs janitorial duties.
Cleans control, pump, and chemical buildings.
Maintains a safe and clean work environment.
Must possess a SC Class A Or B Water Plant Operator certification and have 3-4 years of experience.
Health, dental, vision, and prescription benefits. We have two plans to choose from as we realize no two individuals are alike.
Flexible Spending Account & Dependent Daycare Account
Employer Provided Life Insurance, AD&D
Employer Provided Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability
Years of Service Award
YMCA Membership Program
Retirement benefits. Easley Combined Utilities employees participate in the South Carolina Retirement System.
South Carolina Deferred Compensation 401(k) or 457(k). Both plans are available to employees https://southcarolinadcp.gwrs.com
Employee Assistance Program
An employer sponsored program designed to identify and assist employees and their dependents in resolving work or personal problems that may impact job performance, emotional or physical well-being.
- Safety Program
ECU's primary goal is to make sure that each employee goes home at the end of the work day. Safety is an organizational priority and resources are provided to ensure a safe workplace environment.
- Education Assistance Program
ECU encourages employees to further their education and offers tuition assistance. ECU aspires to attract and maintain a knowledgeable workforce while encouraging professional growth and promoting self-development.
- Supplemental insurance policies available through Aflac
PBX Operator / Communications Operator / Telephone Operator / Call Center Representative / Receptionist / Customer Service Representative PRN
Medical City McKinney
PBX Operator / Communications Operator / Telephone Operator / Call Center Representative / Receptionist / Customer Service Representative
PBX Operator / Communications Operator / Telephone Operator / Call Center Representative / Receptionist / Customer Service Representative processes calls and pages. The Operator takes an active role in communication for emergency codes, conditions, and drills. The Operator also monitors security alarms.
High school diploma/GED preferred
PBX experience preferred
Minimum of two years of heavy multiline phone experience is required
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