Clarifying Plant Operator Job Description Sample
Utility Plant Operator Trainee, Or Utility Plant Operator I Or II, Or Senior Utility Plant Operator
Nature Of Work
Water is Life! Join a hardworking team that is committed to provide safe and quality drinking water to the Town of Leesburg customers.
The Water Supply Division of the Department of Utilities is seeking an entry level or journey level water plant operator to add to it's team. The Department of Utilities operates a 12.5 million gallon per day filtration plant and a state certified microbiology laboratory. Come join a department that prides itself in high performance and has received numerous awards from organizations such as VDH and VML.
What you'll be doing....
Work involves operating the water filtration plant and monitoring the process from a control board. Operators will monitor water quality by completing laboratory tests throughout the process to ensure high quality drinking water.
Utility Plant Operator Trainee:
HS/GED; ability to obtain a Class IV Water Works Operator License within one (1) year of employment; ability to obtain a Class III Water Works Operators License within three (3) years of obtaining Class IV license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; certifications in CPR/AED and First Aid or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment: knowledge in MS Suite applications and computer program applications appropriate to the position; available and able to work shifts (nights, weekends and holidays).
Utility Plant Operator I:
HS/GED and one (1) year of experience operating a water or wastewater treatment plant facility; possession of a current Class III Water Works Operator License as issued by Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); water or environmental laboratory experience; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; certification in CPR / AED First Aid or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment; knowledge and familiarity with Virginia Waterworks Regulations; knowledge in MS Suite applications and computer program applications appropriate to the position.; available to work shifts (nights, weekends and holidays).
Utility Plant Operator II
HS/GED and two (2) years of progressively responsible work in water or wastewater treatment; water and/or Microbiology laboratory experience; possession of a Class II Water Works Operator License Operator's license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); certifications in CPR/AED First Aid or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; experience with industrial computer control systems (SCADA) and process control system; available to work shifts (nights, weekends and holidays).
Senior Utility Plant Operator:
HS/GED plus five (5) years of progressively responsible work in water or wastewater treatment; Water and or Microbiology laboratory experience; possession of a Class I Water Works Operator License Operator's license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR); possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; experience with industrial computer control system (SCADA) and process control system; completion of relevant NIMS ICS training courses within six (6)months of hire date; available and able to work shifts (nights, weekends, holidays).
Utility Plant Operator Trainee:
Class IV License Water Works Operator License issued by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); Water or environmental laboratory experience; bilingual in English/Spanish.
Utility Plant Operator I:
Backflow device certification; experience with SCADA and Process Control Systems; completion of VDH/VWEA Operators Short School – Virginia Tech; bilingual in English/Spanish.
Utility Plant Operator II:
Associates or Bachelors degree in Biology, Chemistry or other related science; backflow device certification; completion of VA Water Operators Short, School Level 2;bilingual in English/Spanish.
Senior Utility Plant Operator:
Associates or Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry or other related science; completion of VA Operators Short School, Level 3; supervisory and training experience; backflow device certification; possession of a valid commercial driver's license with appropriate endorsements and a safe driving record; bilingual in English/Spanish.
For more information about the Department of Utilities go to: https://www.leesburgva.gov/government/departments/utilities-water-sewer.
The Town offers a competitive benefits package and compensation is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.
Plant Operator - East Baton Rouge Parish - Custodial
About AramarkAramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world's leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
The Plant Operator is responsible for operating, monitoring, repairing, and performing preventative maintenance on plant equipment in assigned location(s). Essential functions and responsibilities of the position may vary by Aramark location based on client requirements and business needs.
Repairs heating plant equipment such as: pumps, compressors, reducing stations, and heat exchangers.
Performs annual maintenance overhauls on all applicable equipment
Repairs air conditioning, heating, plumbing, plumbing, and electrical systems as required
Monitors running equipment, reads and records log entries; i.e., temperatures, pressures, flows, etc.
Labels various mechanical equipment by name, function, flow, etc.
Performs plant operations, equipment operations, service and preventative maintenance work as assigned
Monitors and logs information from meters, gages, equipment controls, valve conditions, switch settings, and the energy management and control systems in accordance with assigned procedures
Performs assigned chemical tests of various water sources, documents results, and makes adjustments in accordance with assigned procedures
Other duties and tasks as assigned by manager
Knowledge and experience in repair and general maintenance of heating, electrical, plumbing and carpentry required
Demonstrates interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
Must be able to follow safety procedures and precautions due to physical risks
Requires frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling
Requires frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50 lbs.
Do you enjoy working on a team that sees you as more than just a number? Does teamwork and driving results attract you? Are steady work schedules and work-life balance something you've been missing? If you answered yes to these questions, we may have just the role you are looking for!
What will I be doing?
You will provide the primary manual labor required to wash and sanitize dry ice boxes and provide warehouse labor tasks.
Wash empty dry ice containers.
Help load dry ice boxes as needed.
Knows and complies with all safety and quality policies and procedures.
Clean-up functions including, but not limited to: sweeping, washing, painting, trash removal and pick-up, and basic janitorial both inside and outside the building, as well as other miscellaneous warehouse duties.
Load and package dry ice on a daily basis in accordance with quality standards.
Operates forklift and/or pallet jack on a daily basis to maneuver and load dry ice boxes on production floor and trailers.
Knows and complies with all safety and quality policies and procedures.
Clean-up functions including, but not limited to, sweeping, washing, painting, trash removal and pick-up.
Other Duties as Required: This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of this position. Incumbents are expected to follow any other reasonable instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor. Performance of this job in a safe manner and in keeping with established Airgas policies is a condition of employment.
What skills/experience do I need?
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.
One (1) year experience in a production/manufacturing environment
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, commissions, proportions, and percents.
Able to read and write.
Able to understand and follow the direction of supervisors.
Ability to operate a forklift safely and efficiently.
Essential job function requires the routine lifting and manipulation of dry ice blocks ranging in weight from 5 – 60 pounds each.
Work may require standing, stooping, crouching, or bending.
What is the environment like?
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Unconditioned workspace (i.e. warm in summer, cool in winter). Hazards require the use of personal protective equipment (i.e. hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, and safety shoes). Dry ice is extremely cold, and therefore requires that gloves be worn when directly handling dry ice.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
On-call and shift work required.
What's in it for me?
Airgas offers temperature regulated facilities, multiple shift times, HMO health plans, 401K, and 2 weeks' vacation as a new employee! Our employees can also take advantage of Life Insurance, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, sick time, Tuition Reimbursement and much more! If you are looking for a permanent, full-time permanent position, affordable healthcare, and career growth, we want to talk to you!
Who is Airgas?
Airgas Inc., an Air Liquide company, is one of the country's largest supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases. As the leading U.S. distributor, Airgas has a focus on quality products—but we recognize that it's the quality of our people that makes our success possible. With more than 17,000 employees working in approximately 1,100 locations—branches, retail stores, gas fill plants, specialty labs, gas production facilities and distribution centers—chances are, there is a career at Airgas custom fit for you.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
Batch Plant Operator - Ctrm
Recently ranked at #72 on Fortune magazine's list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in the world, Martin Marietta, a member of the S&P 500 Index, employs more than 8,500 employees at operations spanning 27 states, Canada and the Bahamas. A leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, dedicated teams at Martin Marietta supply the resources for the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live.
At Martin Marietta, we are always looking for the best and the brightest, for people who have the potential to be the Company's future leaders. We are building on our foundation of success by selecting the finest people and helping them realize their potential. When you decide to build your career at Martin Marietta, you'll know what it's like to be respected, challenged and rewarded.
This position reports to the Plant Manager and is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the batching system. Provides leadership to other plant employees in absence of Plant Manager.
Efficiently operate batching facilities in light of equipment capabilities (computers, batch panel, plant equipment, R/M trucks)
Record daily delivery statistics and material usage statistics
Maintain accurate records of fuel inventory and fuel usage by unit
Adhere to policies regarding handling of petty cash and delivery tickets
Maintain material inventories and order materials as needed
Maintain an excellent personal safety record and a clean/safe work environment
Receive load tickets and load trucks for delivery
Provides leadership to other plant employees and drivers in absence of Production Coordinator
Complete various daily, weekly and monthly reports as required to assist Accounting, Distribution and others
Shoveling, sweeping, picking up trash, painting and general clean up of plant areas, as needed to maintain a clean and efficient work environment
This position is used to provide relief and will be required to report to various plant locations as needed to support our continuously changing business
Perform other duties as required
Minimum Education & Experience:
- High School Diploma or GED
- Concrete batching experience strongly preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Proficient in reading, writing, math, and operational logic.
Have extensive product, customer, and equipment knowledge
Excellent communication skills
Excellent personal safety record
Current knowledge of D.O.T. and CDL regulations
Able to handle various details in a stressful situation
Self-starter with a very high standard of expectations of him/her self and those with whom he/she works with
Positive attitude toward other employees, customers, and supervisors
Excellent work ethic - punctuality, accuracy, attendance
Operate manual/ computer controls to weigh and dump concrete ingredients –50-100+ times a day, read dials, print tickets, talk with drivers/customers on phone, radio and face to face for total shift, sit 45 minutes/ hour
Daily - Lift up to 80 pounds, climb to 50 feet, sweeping, shoveling, pulling 35 pounds, carrying 50 pounds
Able to read tickets, maps, batch designs continuously
Climb to cab (6'+) 20 times a day. Operate hand and foot controls turn and watch for obstacles, see and hear warnings, see to 100 yards
Hear and see problem indicators that warrant attention/repairs
Will be required to stoop, bend, and lift heavy objects such as shovels full of concrete materials etc. on a repetitive basis
Most time is spent in an air conditioned office environment with occasional outside assignments that may require short periods of work in all weather conditions-heat, cold, wet or dry. May have exposure to dust, sand, gravel, diesel exhaust, cement, fly ash, concrete, admixtures, etc.
Health Care Reimbursement Account
Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
Employee Assistance Plan
Paid Holidays and Vacation
401(k) with Company matching
Sickness and Accident – Short-Term Disability
Optional Long-Term Disability
Employee Life Insurance
Spouse & Dependent Life Insurance
Business Travel Accident Insurance
Direct Deposit Payroll
Educational/Tuition Assistance Plan
College Scholarship Program – for dependent children
Matching Gift Program
New Auto Purchase Discount Plans
We are an equal opportunity employer.Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Utility Plant Operator Trainee, I, II Or Senior
Nature Of Work
The Utilities Department is a hard working team of friendly professionals who strive together to exceed excellence. The Water Pollution Control Division (WPCD) is responsible for the safe and efficient treatment of wastewater generated within the Leesburg service area and the subsequent stabilization and disposal of the solid wastes produced to ensure the protection of public health and the environment.
The WPCD is seeking an entry-level or journey-level Utility Plant Operator.
Come join our team!
Utility Plant Operator Trainee
HS/GED; ability to obtain a Class IV Wastewater Operator License for Water Pollution Control within one (1) year of employment; ability to obtain a Class III Wastewater Operator License for Water Pollution Control within three (3) years of obtaining Class IV license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; certifications in CPR/AED and First Aid or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment; knowledge in MS Suite applications and computer program applications appropriate to the position; available and able to work various shifts (nights, weekends and holidays); completion of relevant NIMS ICS training courses within six (6) months of hire date.
Utility Plant Operator I
HS/GED; minimum of one (1) year of experience operating a water or wastewater treatment plant facility; possession of a current Class III Virginia Wastewater Operators License for Water Pollution Control as issued by Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); water or environmental laboratory experience; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; certifications in CPR/AED and First Aid or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment; knowledge and familiarity with Virginia Waterworks Regulations; knowledge in MS Suite applications and computer program applications appropriate to the position; available and able to work various shifts (nights, weekends and holidays); completion of relevant NIMS ICS training courses within six (6) months of hire date.
Utility Plant Operator II
HS/GED; minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible work in wastewater treatment; possession of a Class II Wastewater Operators License as issued by Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); water or environmental laboratory experience; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; certifications in CPR/AED and First Aid or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment; experience with industrial computer control systems (SCADA) and process control system; available and able to work various shifts (nights, weekends and holidays); completion of relevant NIMS ICS training courses within six (6) months of hire date.
Senior Utility Plant Operator
HS/GED; five (5) years of progressively responsible work in water or wastewater treatment; possession of a Class I Wastewater Operator's License as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; completion of relevant NIMS ICS training courses within six (6) months of hire date.
Utility Plant Operator Trainee
Class IV Wastewater Operator License issued by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); water or environmental laboratory experience; possession of a valid commercial driver's license with appropriate endorsements and a safe driving record; bilingual in English/Spanish.
Utility Plant Operator I
Backflow device certification; experience with SCADA and Process Control Systems; completion of VDH/VWEA Operators Short School – Virginia Tech; possession of a valid commercial driver's license with appropriate endorsements and a safe driving record; bilingual in English/Spanish.
Utility Plant Operator II
Backflow device certification; Associates or Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry or other related science; bacteriology laboratory experience; bilingual in English/Spanish.
Senior Utility Plant Operator
Supervisory and training experience; Associates or Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry or other related science; completion of VA Operators Short School, Level 3; possession of a valid commercial driver's license with appropriate endorsements and a safe driving record; bilingual in English/Spanish.
For more information about the Department of Utilities, please visit: http://www.leesburgva.gov/government/departments/utilities-water-sewer.
The Town of Leesburg offers a competitive benefits package and compensation is negotiable dependent on qualifications and experience.
Steam Plant Auxiliary Operator
Performs a variety of duties in support of the operations of the Steam Plant. Operates residue ask systems and equipment in compliance with permits, regulations and standard operating procedures. Operates overhead bridge crane and assists other staff members as required.
Examples of Duties
Monitors and controls the residue ash system to include all residue conveyers, flyash conditioning equipment, residue chutes, water pumps, magnets and vibrating equipment. Maintains the residue equipment and areas clean and free of fugitive ash and debris.
Manages residue ash storage and processing. Performs truck loading operations, to include operating front end loaders, backhoes, and roll off trucks.
Receives, stores and loads ash chemicals into the feed hopper. Performs batch mixing and environmental test sampling of the residue ash.
Drives roll-off and dump trucks to the city landfill for disposal of the residue ash. Cleans residue trucks and equipment.
Inspects trucks daily using the Public Works Vehicle Inspection Report. Operates various types of motor equipment such as fork lifts, light trucks, and other motor equipment.
Recovers metals for recycling using fixed drum magnets and hydraulic electric can magnets. Minimizes contamination for the highest value of recovered metals.
Manages, pumps, and stores residue area water. Cleans residue conveyers and return plans weekly. Keeps residue chutes free of debris and fire.
Operates overhead bridge crane to handle and mix refuse in the storage pit and maintains the proper level of refuse in each furnace charging hopper. Removes large objects from the pit which could cause operating problems.
Assists the operators and mechanics as required. Assists or relieves the weigh masters as required. Cleans and paints in the residue ash areas and the basement.
Performs other related duties as required.
Graduation from high school or successful completion of the GED. Minimum of one (1) year experience in the operation of heavy automotive equipment or overhead bridge cranes.
Knowledge of traffic safety rules and regulations, accident prevention practices; skill in the operation of automotive equipment in all types of weather conditions. Must be familiar with solid waste operations. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
Must be in good physical condition. Must be able to obtain a valid Virginia Class I and IV boiler operator's license within 12 months of employment. Holding current license or QRO certification preferred.
Applicants must possess a State of Virginia Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Must have successfully completed safe driver training and have a satisfactory driver's record based on the City of Hampton's criteria. Must meet the City's required medical standards as provided by a licensed physician and pass a respirator physical. Any person offered employment in this position is required to successfully pass testing for controlled substances. Any person under consideration for this position must successfully complete a Virginia Criminal History Background Check.
Performs duties under the direct supervision of the Steam Plant Operating Engineer. Requires working on an eight or twelve hour shift basis around the clock as scheduled, to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
Requires working outdoors in all types of weather conditions. Must be able to operate a crane, which is stationed approximately one- hundred feet above the ground. Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds of heavy items to include boiler parts, grates, etc. Some working conditions may be unpleasant. . This is a non-exempt position.
Forklift Operator 1 - Bindery/South Plant
Drive forklift truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, fork-grapple, clamps, elevating platform, or trailer hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move raw paper materials and in process products and finished products, equipment, or materials in warehouse, storage yard, or factory. May load and unload semi trailer trucks. Maintain accurate inventory and report any discrepancies. May load or unload materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device. Perform safety checks on lifts. May lubricate truck, recharge batteries, fill fuel tank, or replace liquefied-gas tank.
Must be skilled in handling controls for starting, stopping, backings, and driving fork lift or clamp truck through aisles in building, up and down ramps, and in and out of railroad cars, trucks, etc.; and, for lifting, lowering, and tilting forks by moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to operate controls.
Must know how high, wide, and long the fork lift truck and its load are, and how much the fork lift truck can lift.
Good spatial ability to identify how high and wide a doorway and an aisle must be to drive the fork lift truck and its load; how high and wide the shelf, bin, etc., must be to place the load; and how high the load must be lifted to reach the shelf or bin.
Must be able to recognize whether the fork lift truck is able to lift the load and whether the load is properly balanced.
Knowledge of the layout of the storage area to be able to find and place items without need for detailed instructions.
Job requires ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Batch Plant Operator - Telford, PA
Date: Jul 12, 2019
Location: Telford, PA, US, 18969
Job ID: 153540
Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more. With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.
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Job Description Summary
The ideal candidate in this role will perform a wide range of duties in an industrial manufacturing environment. This individual will work to operate the batch plant safely and accurately to maintain efficient and quality production.
Operate mixer control panel
Dump mix from tub into pour bucket
Operate a forklift / loader
Properly weigh materials for mix, operate mixer and deliver mix in a timely manner
Maintain housekeeping and quality standards
Other responsibilities may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
At least 1 year experience in related industry preferred
Ability to perform basic mathematical skills such as reading fractions and a tape measure
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs periodically throughout the day
Able to communicate effectively with team members
What CRH Americas Offers You
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
About CRH Americas
CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!
CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Job Segment: Plant, Temporary, Chemical Engineer, Plant Operator, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing, Contract, Engineering
Treatment Plant Operator - Wastewater
REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES
The Water and Wastewater Services
- Operations Division is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of:
TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
Requires six (6) months' experience in the operation or maintenance of mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical equipment similar to that utilized in treatment plant operations.
Special Certifications and Licenses:
Must obtain the Class C Wastewater Plant Operator License within two (2) years of hire.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License class "E" or higher for duration of appointment.
Prefer one or more of the following:
Vocational/Technical School Certification, Associates Degree or higher, in Business Administration, Engineering, or closely related field.
Possession of "C" Florida State Operator license in Wastewater.
Possession of "C," "B," or "A" Florida State Operator license in Water.
Possession of "C," "B," or "A" Collection certification in Wastewater.
This job announcement will remain posted until a sufficient number of applications are received.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Treatment Plant Operator
- Wastewater, is responsible for the following, including but not limited to: operating equipment related to wastewater treatment plant processes, including aeration tanks, clarifiers, belt filter press, sludge flotation units and digesters under close supervision, and checking equipment to see that it is operating properly; performing minor repairs and adjustments to equipment as needed, and assisting Plant Maintenance Crew on maintenance projects; performing a variety of cleaning tasks in areas or structures, such as chemical rooms, chemical feed equipment, various wastewater treatment units, pumping stations, electrical rooms, secondary containment areas, head house bar screens, and general grounds keeping; having knowledge of the general operating principles and practices and the maintenance requirements of mechanical and electrical equipment similar to the types utilized in waste treatment plants; understanding and following specified operating and recording procedures; analyzing and troubleshooting various issues; performing basic mathematical calculations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and/or division; learning/performing a variety of work activities associated with the operation and maintenance of a variety of pumps, valves, filters, and related equipment associated with wastewater treatment systems.
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
Understands, implements, maintains and assists the processing of millions of gallons of wastewater entering the plant and following various biological, mechanical and chemical processes to return treated waters meeting state and federal safety standards back into the environment.
Performs routine to complex maintenance and repair duties of water equipment and facilities; collects water samples for testing; performs and records chemical adjustments and laboratory sampling and testing; ascertains treatment performance and quality; monitors and sets chlorine machinery to obtain proper chemical usage readings; operates and maintains pump stations; records daily pump readings, records flows, time of flows, pressures, and chemical usage.
Performs clerical duties, data entry, process control, calculations and runs quantitative and qualitative analysis and interprets data for performance evaluation.
Runs vacuum building system; collects samples from off sight station; receives chemical deliveries on and off sight; maintains and monitors backwash filter.
Checks plant equipment and troubleshoots plant problems; diagnoses, troubleshoots and writes work orders when a malfunction has been discovered; performs frequent rounds checking the status of water and wastewater treatment units, tanks and machines; performs a variety of routine cleaning activities in order to ensure the safety and cleanliness of facility/treatment plant; proper start up and shut down of different tanks and pumps according to conditions and supervisor directives; resets plant to proper operating conditions caused by storms and power outages.
Computes a variety of work orders to document treatment plant activity, request maintenance, repairs, and compile statistics for periodic reports.
Monitors treatment plant operations to ensure compliance with State and County regulations standards and verifies process is operating efficiently and effectively; checks on storage and inventory of chemicals.
Performs related work as assigned.
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of mechanical or electronic office equipment or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.
Involves routine and frequent exposure to raw sewage, bio-hazardous waste, industrial environment, and toxic/caustic chemicals.
Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance:
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.
Emergency Management Responsibilities:
During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.
County-wide Employee Responsibilities:
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.
All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.
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Koch Fertilizer Dodge City LLC is seeking a Plant Operator to join our team in Dodge City, KS. Koch Fertilizer is an entrepreneurial company pursuing a self-motivated candidate to be a part of the plant production team with specific focus on process reliability and optimization.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Monitoring process equipment
Daily equipment inspections and process data collection
Performing reliability based equipment care tasks
Sample collection and product quality testing
Providing technical expertise to ensure optimized operations of the plant to safety produce, store, and ship product
Completing safety focused check sheets and environmental data collection sheets
Always working in a matter that ensures personal safety of self and others and environmental compliance
What You Will Need:
Available and willing to work rotating shifts
Willing to respond to call-outs and work overtime as needed
Willing and able to assess hazards to avoid injury, to stop and ask if safe work conditions are questioned, to work injury free at all times
Effective computer skills (Microsoft Office, computerized maintenance management system, etc.)
Demonstrate ability to work effectively as an individual contributor and as a team member
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage time, multiple priorities and resources
Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication
Must have valid driver's license
High school diploma or GED
What Will Put You Ahead?
Previous ammonia, chemical plant, or refinery operations experience
Familiarity with Yokogawa distributed control system
Experience with water treatment, boiler operations, and basic mechanical equipment repair
1+ years of experience in an industrial setting
Two-year degree in process technology, instrumentation, maintenance, or electronics
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
Ability to climb stairs and ladders and work at heights exceeding 100 feet
Must be able and willing to work outdoors in all types of weather
Must be able to pass a pulmonary breathing test, wear a gas mask type respirator and full body coverage personal protective clothing and equipment, including a full chemical protective suit
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This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranExcept where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf
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