Dissolver Operator Job Description Sample
Water Production/Water Reclamation Operator Trainee
General Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
The Water Production/Reclamation Facility Operator Trainee is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Water Reclamation Facility or Water Production Facilities in the proper treatment of wastewater or production and distribution of potable water for the City of Casselberry. An Operator Trainee works under the direction of their assigned Superintendent and within established policies and procedures. Plant assignment will be determined by the Public Works Department and will be dependent on the needs of the Department.
Examples of Essential Functions:1.0 If assigned to Water Production: Learns and implements the operation and maintenance procedures of the Water Production Facilities under the direction of the Water Production Superintendent or designated licensed operator. (95%)
1.1 Learns the state and federal regulations which allow for the legal and safe operation of Water Production Plants.
1.2 Learns, operates and maintains the Water Production Plants, performing basic chemical tests.
1.3 Learns and implements the proper procedures for preparing and maintaining plant operational records for environmental compliance requirements with local, state and federal government agencies.
1.4 Collects accurate data for the submission of time sensitive compliance reports to the Superintendent for review.
1.5 Reviews facilities' Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) computers and operational trends daily to ensure proper chemical levels are within acceptable ranges; makes necessary chemical dosing adjustments.
1.6 Performs visual inspections and monitors equipment for proper function; including but not limited to motors, pumps, panels, and analyzers.
1.7 Learns and performs preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment; calibrates and repairs equipment as necessary.
1.8 Performs security audits of buildings and entry points to the water production facilities.
1.9 Opens and flushes selected fire hydrants to maintain optimal water quality.
1.10 Responds timely to customer inquiries and concerns.
1.11 Adheres to laws, regulations and policies of the City and of the assigned Department. Follows instructions provided by the supervisor, Department Director or their designee.
2.0 If assigned to Water Reclamation: Learns and implements the operation and maintenance procedures of the Water Reclamation Facility under the direction of the Water Reclamation Superintendent or designated licensed operator. (95%)
2.1 Learns the state and federal regulations which allow for the legal and safe operation of a Water Reclamation Facility.
2.2 Learns, operates and maintains the Water Reclamation Facility by observing and adjusting the treatment process to maintain state and federal compliance standards.
2.3 Learns and implements the proper procedures for preparing and maintaining facility operational records for environmental compliance requirements with local, state and federal government agencies.
2.4 Collects accurate data for the submission of time sensitive compliance reports to the Superintendent for review.
2.5 Reviews Facility's Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) program and operational trends daily to evaluate operational performance and to identify any potential process adjustments.
2.6 Performs Facility inspections and monitors equipment for proper function; including but not limited to motors, pumps, panels, analyzers, blowers and flow meters.
2.7 Performs quality checks and documents operational parameters including but not limited to dissolved oxygen levels, disinfection residuals, turbidity and pH.
2.8 Learns and performs preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment; calibrates and repairs equipment, as necessary.
2.9 Adheres to laws, regulations and policies of the City and of the assigned Department. Follows instructions provided by the supervisor, Department Director or their designee.
3.0 Additional Duties and Responsibilities (5%)
3.1 Performs all duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core values of the City, and consistent with City and Department policies.
3.2 Follows safe working practices and has a working knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
3.3 Maintains facility and equipment for cleanliness and ongoing functionality.
3.4 Performs after-hours/on-call rotation to respond to emergency repairs.
3.5 Completes the identified required or assigned training timely and applies acquired knowledge and/or skills.
3.6 Participates in department meetings, staff meetings and other related activities.
4.0 Emergency Management Role (As required)
4.1 Participates as a member of the City staff as required to take action in the event of an emergency.
4.2 Acts in the assigned role to support the City in disaster preparation and/or disaster recovery efforts as described in the City of Casselberry Emergency Management Plan, assigned by supervisor or designee. As a member of the Public Works Department may be responsible for the coordination of the maintenance and/or clearing of roadways, the operability of City's fleet and prevention or drainage of local or area-wide flooding. In addition, as a member of the Public Works Department may be responsible for the maintaining and/or rapidly restoring the operability of the City's water and sewer systems.
(These essential and additional job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)
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.
A. Education and Training: A High School Diploma or G.E.D. is required.
B. Experience: Previous experience in water and/or wastewater utilities is preferred but not required.
C. Certificates, Licenses and/or Registrations Required:
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's license. A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check will be made to determine acceptance of past driving record. Must obtain a "C" water or wastewater state license within a one year period.
D. Security Clearance: Florida Department of Law Enforcement background clearance.
E. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to use during performance of work.
Ability to demonstrate safe and appropriate use of PPE during performance of work.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
Ability (basic to intermediate level) to utilize Microsoft Office Suite, e.g. Outlook, Work, and Excel.
Ability to support the mission statement of the City of Casselberry: The City of Casselberry is a community that provides high quality service through dynamic leadership, strategic thinking, prudent resource management, and effective partnerships with its citizens and businesses.
Ability to support the core values of the City of Casselberry
Honesty, integrity, and morality as the foundation of city government.
Professionalism as the hallmark of efficient and effective government service.
Public health, safety, and welfare promoted through uniform enforcement of laws and regulations.
Fiscal responsibility and sustainability.
Quality customer service.
A strong sense of community.
Ability to support the vision of the City of Casselberry of a vibrant, affordable, diverse, and progressive community where citizens feel safe, enjoy their neighborhoods, and access their city government.
Supplemental Information:WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative and not intended to be all-inclusive of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A. Work Environment:
This position performs the duties in a treatment facility setting. When in the treatment facility setting the noise level in the work environment is very loud. This position is also frequently exposed to various weather conditions, working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, working on slippery or uneven surfaces, disease/blood/bodily fluids, excessive or poor lighting and works in or with moving objects/vehicles.
B. Physical Demands:
The primary functions require frequent periods of standing, walking, bending, driving, and using hands to handle or feel. Occasionally this position will be required to sit, push, pull, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and reach with hands and arms. In addition, this position may be required to occasionally lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds with or without assistance of another person or utilization of lifting equipment. This position is regularly required to use vision, smell, speech and hearing, with or without assistive devices.
C. Equipment/Tools and Technology Used:
This position utilizes the following tools and equipment while performing the duties of the job: City vehicle, computer, printer/peripherals, assorted hand tools, lab equipment (i.e. pH meter, chlorine meter, turbidity meter, microscope, scales, ORP meter, deionized water), in-line operational equipment, auto-samplers, pumps, motors and valve keys.
D. Employee Infection/Exposure Risk Classification:
Category I: Employee is required to perform tasks that involve exposure to blood, bodily fluids or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). All procedures and other job-related tasks that involve a potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, bodily fluids or OPIM, or that involve a potential for spills or splashes are Category I tasks.
Position Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator FLSA: Non-Exempt
Business Unit/ JBS Souderton, Inc. Number Supervised: 0
Location: 741 Souder Road, Souderton, PA 18964
Reports to: Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor Night Shift: 6pm – 6am
Under the direction of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor and the Wastewater Treatment Plant Lead Operator, operates the wastewater treatment plant, performing technical work related to the Plant operation and maintenance. The position requires experience and acquisition of a Class C, Sub class 1 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification. Incumbent will exercise some supervisory responsibilities for the utility operators under the direction of the Lead Operator and the Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor.
Operates the WWTP under the direction of the WWTP Supervisor and/or Lead Operator. Complies with relevant SOPs and the conditions of the NPDES Permit.
Prepares effluent samples for outside laboratory.
Performs technical work in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant.
Monitors, conducts analytical tests and makes adjustments to Plant equipment to maintain compliant effluent quality. Adjusts chemical feeds as necessary.
Makes periodic rounds to check the general operations of the plant; cleans rotosieves; unplug and clean pumps; remove debris; check operations of pumps.
Takes and records plant operation readings according to prescribed schedules.
Assists in wash down of equipment according to regular schedule.
Assists in maintenance of daily logs; reports unsafe conditions; records plant operating data as required.
Conducts effective and respectful communication and interactions with other employees, supervisors, managers and regulatory agency personnel.
Maintains all work areas in a clean and neat condition. Promptly cleans up all work areas and restores tools and equipment to their designated locations.
Complies with all plant rules and safety regulations.
Performs other related functions as assigned or as they become apparent.
Must be able to work different shifts as necessary and fill in for absent Wastewater Treatment Operators or Utility Operators as scheduled by the WWTP Supervisor.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS: (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)
Knowledge of wastewater theory and operations including activated sludge, clarification, disinfection, dissolved air flotation and anaerobic processing.
Knowledge of mechanical theory of operation, maintenance and repair of related equipment and systems.
Knowledge of modern wastewater treatment plant instrumentation.
Knowledge of methods and precautions in storing and handling the chemicals necessary to the treatment process.
Ability to operate a variety of hand tools, machinery, vehicles and equipment.
Must possess a valid state driver's license.
Must maintain a current forklift operator's license
Must possess a minimum Class C Subclass 1 Wastewater Operator Certification issued by the PA. Department of Environmental Protection.
Must possess a high school diploma or GED, supplemented by course work in wastewater subjects.
WORKING CONDITIONS: (hourly only)
Employee may be required to work indoors and outdoors during seasonal heat and cold or other adverse weather conditions. Employee may be required to work where regularly they may be exposed to fumes, dust and odors, as well as high noise levels from operations in the plant.
PBX Operator / Communications Operator / Telephone Operator / Call Center Representative / Receptionist / Customer Service Representative PRN
Medical City Plano
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
Plant Operator I
Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to operate water and wastewater treatment facilities in compliance with federal, state and local regulations for the operation of water treatment, distribution, storage facilities and/or wastewater collection, lift stations or treatment facilities.
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.
Performs all aspects of operation, sampling, monitoring, and testing required to maintain compliance with federal, state and local regulations that govern water treatment and wastewater operations; performs laboratory analysis; and physically checks equipment to ensure correct operation feed, dosages, and calibrations necessary to properly operate facilities and systems.
Assists in the performance of regular and unscheduled repairs and maintenance on plant equipment and machinery; conducts weekly checks of the treatment plant; rotates equipment; changes and connects chlorine and other specialized water treatment plant equipment; monitors chemical feed equipment, operates solids processing equipment; and operates load lugging trucks.
Collects potable water and wastewater samples and performs laboratory analysis such as pH, turbidity, chlorine levels, fluoride levels, dissolved oxygen levels, and total suspended solids, total volatile solids, and temperature on grab samples; and calibrates lab equipment and instruments.
Monitors the SCADA systems for any changes that may affect the plant processes such as pressure changes, chemical pumps faulting out, distribution storage tank levels, chemical tank levels, turbidity levels, and filter function.
Prepares reports and records testing results; completes forms and various paperwork; enters data into the computer; and takes telephone calls and responds to customer complaints.
Maintains a safe and clean work environment (both inside the facilities and on the grounds) per OSHA and DeKalb County standards.
Assists in the training of entry level operators and lower classifications of operators (II and III) as needed. Participates in continuing education classes and testing to maintain and renew Georgia and DeKalb County certification and licensure requirements.
High School Diploma or GED required; three years of experience in operation of a water or wastewater treatment facility; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license; must possess and maintain a valid State of Georgia Class I Water or Wastewater Operator License.
Water Treatment Plant Operator II
Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation's most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about Scottsdale.
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About The Position
This position performs journeyman-level operational tasks involved in the operation and maintenance of the City's water treatment plant equipment and processes.
Selection Process: Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include a panel interview. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include:
Criminal Background screening for the past 7 years
Pre-employment Drug test
Pre-employment Physical/Hearing Test
The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time. Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience:
A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent.
Three years experience in the operation of advanced, complex water treatment facility.
Experience with advanced computerized systems utilized in water treatment facilities.
Experience in mechanical and electrical trouble shooting.
Satisfactory completion of the Scottsdale Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator Apprentice Program will meet the required years of experience for the Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II.
The Scottsdale Water Resources Division offers an Operator Certification Incentive Program for those employees who obtain certifications above what is required of their positions. The department recognizes the intrinsic value of operator certifications and the added value to the city of having a workforce that possess them.
Depending on job discipline obtain one of the following:
- Water - Must possess upon hire or promotion, and maintain a Grade II operator certification from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality within the discipline of Water Treatment.
Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on department/section assignment.
- This position requires satisfactory results of a pre-employment drug screen and a pre-employment physical that includes a pulmonary/respiratory exam.
Laboratory practices required to properly evaluate treatment processes, such as Dissolved Oxygen (DO), potential Hydrogen (pH), jar test, Chlorine (CL2) residual, turbidity, color, hardness, (TSS), (TDS), Chemical/physical processes used in water such as coagulation, flocculation, settling, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection.
Basic operational practices and principles of advanced water treatment processes such as membrane filtration plants.
Maintains and operates plant equipment and processes related to water and advanced water treatment systems on an assigned shift.
Prioritizes activities between the different treatment facilities and systems, including the operation of valves, gates, pumps, and machinery manually, locally in automatic mode or remote via computerized control strategy.
Samples and analyzes influents/effluents, source water/product water, feed water, and permeate to detect quality variations, interpret laboratory results, reading sheets, process test, computerized data, and information trends to identify variations in flow and water quality and make appropriate changes.
Oversees operation of an assigned treatment facility to maintain day to day operation necessary to meet all required Local, State and Federal regulations pertaining to the production of reuse, ground injection and potable water and comply with prescribed operating and safety standards.
Uses a variety of standard testing procedures to determine problems and any adjustments needed in the treatment process.
Conducts tours of facilities; responds to plant emergencies; and maintains a safe, clean and orderly work environment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Works with highly hazardous chemicals such as chlorine, sulfuric acid and sulfur dioxide following strict Arizona Department of Occupational Safety and Health(ADOSH) and Water Resources departmental guidelines.
Work around or uses potentially hazardous materials requiring the use of specialized equipment.
Lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds both short and long distances.
Lift and carry heavy (up to 100 pounds or more) equipment, drums and chemicals for distances of 20 feet or more with the assistance of a hand cart or power equipment.
Exert moderate, though not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing stairs, lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).
Moderate exposure to dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, fumes, hazardous materials, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, water hazards, bright/dim light, toxic agents, disease or pathogenic substances.
Work rotating shifts, weekends and a call-out schedule.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.
This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.
Operator I - Water Utility
The Operator I performs routine checks of water or wastewater treatment facilities; responsible for compliance with TCEQ rules or NPDES permit. The Operator I will assist in preventive and corrective maintenance and sometimes investigate customer issues.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Performs routine checks of the facilities; responsible for compliance with TCEQ or NPDES permit.
Must be familiar with industry standard analyses such as but not limited to:
Total Suspended Solids
Total Dissolved Solids
Must be also be able to do the following:
Inspect distribution or collections system for leaks
Perform routine distribution system flushing
Recognize lift station alarms
Interpret circular charts
Perform standard maintenance tasks
When on duty or on call: reports water leaks, sewer backups, and any other maintenance issues to the maintenance supervisor.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education : High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
Experience : One to two years related experience
TCEQ License: Grade C or higher
Microsoft Office Suite.
Requires interaction and cooperation to coordinate work, resolve problems and obtain information. Requires application of a variety of procedures and guidelines and the adaptation of standard methods to differing situations. Job may require occasional irregular hours, shift work, working weekends, being on call.
Wwtp Operator A, B, C Or Apprentice
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB Benefits Supplemental Questions
Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of wastewater, sludge and effluent.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Monitors, adjusts and records data from gauges, meters, control panel and equipment to ensure proper biological and chemical treatment, pressures and flow rates.
Extracts samples and performs laboratory tests and analyses to monitor and detect pH, dissolved oxygen levels, acids, caustic soda, chlorine residuals, minerals, conductivity.
Enters all shift data into the computer system and on data sheets. Keeps written logs pertaining to plant operation and customer problems or complaints.
Consults with prior and subsequent shift workers to ascertain any operating problems and to provide information on facility status.
Responds to customer inquiries and complaints, providing information or referral.
Inspects, cleans and monitors the functioning of mechanical equipment, and performs troubleshooting on process equipment.
Assists the Maintenance Supervisor with repairs of plant equipment.
Controls transfer and volume of waste from various tanks.
Replaces chlorine cylinders and regulates flow rates.
Performs general facility maintenance duties.
Must be able to meet work schedule and attendance standards.
Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:High school diploma or GED; Class "A" Commercial Driver License is preferred. Requires a valid driver license.
Apprentice: Work experience that demonstrates mechanical aptitude is preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must obtain a Class 'C' Wastewater Operator certificate issued by the State of Florida within 24 months of hire.
Salary Range: Apprentice ($10.54 - $13.65)Hourly
Class C: Possession of a Class 'C' Wastewater Operator certificate issued by the State of Florida; one (1) year experience with wastewater operations.
Salary Range: Class C ($14.34 - $18.70)Hourly
Class B: Possession of a Class "B" Wastewater Operator certificate issued by the State of Florida; three (3) years experience with wastewater operations.
Salary Range: Class B ($15.26 - $19.93)Hourly
Class A: Possession of a Class "A" Wastewater Operator certificate issued by the State of Florida; five (5) years experience in wastewater operations. Must be computer literate.
Salary Range: Class A ($18.43 - 24.15)Hourly
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Physical
Must be physically able to operate a variety of hand held and electrical equipment and tools.
Must be able to exert over 100 pounds of force occasionally, 20 to 100 pounds of force frequently, and 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work. Must be able to ascend/descend ladders, stairs, ramps and the like, using feet and legs or hands and arms.
Must be able to maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery surfaces. Must be able to bend legs at knees to come to rest on knee(s). Must be able to reach, extending hand(s) in any directions. Must be able to handle, seize, hold, grasp, turn or otherwise work with hand(s). Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Must be able to work for sustained periods of exposure to outside atmospheric conditions. Must be able to work for short or sustained periods of time exposed to a shaking object or surface. Is exposed to conditions such as fumes, noxious odors, dusts, mists, gasses and poor ventilation that affect the respiratory system, eyes, or the skin.
Is exposed to possible bodily injury from mechanical parts of equipment, tools or machinery. Is exposed to possible bodily injury from electrical shock. Is exposed to possible bodily injury from explosions.
Is exposed to possible bodily injury from chemicals/toxic agents, pathogenic substances and hazardous wastes. Is exposed to loud noise level. Must be able to perform manual labor and remain on feet for extended periods of time.
May be subject to confined spaces, rodents and insects.
Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of assigned facility and applicable components (i.e., equipment, meters, gauges, surfaces, cleaning materials and supplies).
Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information; includes receiving assignments and/or directions from supervisors.
Language Ability: Requires the ability to communicate effectively in Standard English.
Must be able to speak with clarity, and to articulate information to others. Requires the ability to read and interpret a variety of policy and procedure manuals, and technical terminology regarding processing operations, equipment and machinery maintenance, and meter/gauge interpretation.
Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; to deal with problems involving concrete variables in or from standardized situations; to perform manual labor and machine operations; to make independent judgments in the absence of supervisor; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions.
Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors.
Numerical Aptitude: Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide; may require the ability to calculate decimals and percentages, compute ratio and proportion.
Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape, and visually read various information.
Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes accurately in using hand held, electrical and specialized equipment and machinery.
Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items including control knobs, switches, power tools, hand tools, etc. Must have high levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions.
Must be adaptable to performing under minimal levels of stress when confronted with an emergency or tight deadline. Avoids violent behavior and any other type of behavior that could threaten the safety of other employees or the public.
Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear). Must be able to hear and understand communications through telephone and radio.
Operator Helper - Equipment Operator
Under supervision, perform semi-skilled manual work in connection with an entry level position in power plant operation. Assist equipment operators while learning the following job duties:
Isolate, clean, open, replace, inspect, close and return to service plant equipment. Isolate equipment and place/remove clearance tags in the plant and switchyard. Operate, regulate, adjust, clean and perform minor maintenance on plant auxiliary systems.
Monitor and inspect all plant equipment for normal operation. Identify and report abnormal conditions to the proper authority and write work orders. Operate, clean, service and lubricate portable power driven tools and equipment.
Maintain tools, equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly condition. Utilize portable meters, analyzers and equipment to conduct tests and monitoring. Lubricate and check lubrication equipment; adjust packing glands as necessary and perform necessary operative maintenance, using appropriate hand tools.
Operate oil filtering equipment. Erect and remove simple scaffolding and rigging. Perform routine cleaning of plant areas and equipment, including outside areas, as assigned.
Load, unload, move and handle materials, supplies and equipment; open boxes, barrels, bags and other materials using material handling equipment.
Monitor water chemistry as required. Maintain water pH and follow EPA guidelines as applicable.
Assist in preparing boilers and auxiliaries for operation and removal from service. If applicable, monitor coal feed to mills and burners and observe conditions of fires and furnaces. Hand lance slag in boilers, hand- operating soot blowers, unplugging ash lines, disposing of clinkers and other similar work.
Use flow diagrams to identify system piping and equipment and revise these prints as required. Make required equipment checks and assist in performing tests and preparing related reports, graphs and curves. Perform duties in accordance with Company's safety rules, operating regulations and practices and report unsafe conditions and practices.
Train for and carry out assignments in firefighting, first aid and other emergency response programs as required. Perform other job duties as assigned.
Field Operator 2 - Marine Systems Operator
Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector Undersea Systems Division is seeking a self-starting, motivated Field Operator 2 - Marine Systems for an excellent opportunity to join a dedicated team. The team designs, develops, tests, delivers, and operates advanced prototype, unique marine systems.
The qualified candidate will split time working ashore in Southern California and worldwide at-sea aboard commercial work boats. The field site personnel possess a wide variety of engineering disciplines including mechanical, ocean, electrical, and software engineering; drafting; mechanical and electronics assembly; and quality assurance. Candidates for this position are expected to contribute to this broad technical depth with good problem-solving skills and hands-on workmanship abilities. Ashore duties will focus on equipment maintenance and upgrades and operational qualifications and training. At-sea duties will focus on equipment readiness and operations in a high tempo environment.
The Field Operator must be able to work collaboratively in small, technically focused teams; prioritize and adjust tasks simultaneously to accomplish the project result; determine priorities to achieve the required goal on short and long term basis, and make decisions that have an impact on the organization's credibility, operations, and services.
This position is envisioned to be full-time with comprehensive benefits including health and dental insurance, paid time off, and matching contributions to a 401K retirement account. However, qualified candidates who desire part-time/deployment-only employment will be considered and are encouraged to apply. Part-time employees will work at-sea for weeks or months followed by extended time off without pay. Full-time employees will split time between working at-sea for weeks or months followed by working ashore at the Southern California field site.
This position is contingent upon the candidate obtaining a DoD Top Secret Clearance/eligible for SCI access.
High school diploma or GED
Five years of hands-on experience operating and maintaining marine systems, such as remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), or diving systems
Ability to work at-sea aboard a commercial vessel. Each at-sea assignment will typically last 45-60 days and employees are generally expected to support at least two at-sea assignments per calendar year. Annual physical exams are required to verify fitness for sea duty.
The chosen candidate be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance/eligible for SCI access; this requires US citizenship.
Active Top Secret Clearance/eligible for SCI access is desired.
Bachelor Degree in a STEM field such as mechanical, ocean, or electrical engineering
Prior military experience, preferably U.S Navy
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Operator Tech I - Wireline Operator
Demonstration of wireline operations technical skills and practical applications, including supporting surveying and wireline logging services, conducting rig-up and rig-down of down hole equipment, disassembly of tools, and post-job on-site equipment testing.
Operate heavy equipment such as Wireline Trucks, Manlifts, Bucket trucks and Forklifts. Support other projects at the Geysers such as performing steam well and pipeline maintenance and assisting with Steamfield and Power Plant operations.
Routine maintenance of wireline equipment at jobsite and assembling tools.
Performing rig-up procedures and installations at jobsites.
Performing safe operation of crane and sling loads.
Performing pre-job preparation of wireline equipment, wireline units, survey jobs and ensuring completion of pre-job logistics.
Removing and disassembling tools and equipment in the field.
Carry out post-job shop responsibilities, including cleaning, servicing equipment, office equipment testing, and accurate and timely submission paperwork and related files.
Preparing and maintaining documentation for jobs, daily reporting, and all applicable administrative functions.
Perform general shop duties for tools and equipment.
Comply with applicable safety standards and maintain a safe working environment
Cooperate with management in promoting, developing and maintaining a safe place of work and safe working practices, meeting all applicable health, safety and environmental requirements
High School Diploma and attendance in trade/vocational school, military service, or equivalent.
Entry level; minimum 2 years directly related experience including understanding of health and safety regulations, and previous experience working with and around hazardous energy, chemicals and waste materials including knowledge of safe handling, storage,
Must have experience with machinery repair.
Must have strong mechanical aptitude and basic understanding of chemistry, physics, electricity and mathematics.
Must have a valid California or other state equivalent Class C license and be in the process of obtaining a Class B license.
Preferred Valid Active Commercial Driver’s License (CDL Class B, Minimum)
Preferred Two years previous experience in wireline and/or geothermal/oilfield industry.
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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