Instructor Wastewater Treatment Plant Job Description Sample
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.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
The Oneida ESC Group is a family of companies owned by the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin that delivers customer-focused engineering, science, and construction services worldwide.
Our family of companies include: Oneida ESC Group (OESC), Oneida Total Integrated Enterprises (OTIE), Mission Support Services (MS2), Sustainment & Restoration Services (SRS) and Oneida Engineering Services (OES). We integrate our staff for dedicated, cooperative, and business-like delivery of services to enhance our customers missions.
Sustainment & Restoration Services (SRS) is an 8(a) firm that provides engineering, science, construction, munitions, and specialized professional services solutions for customers nationwide.
SRS has an opening for a full-time Wastewater Treatment Operator with K-license. This work will be at a facility in the Chicago suburbs. Applicant should have relevant wastewater treatment experience to operate and trouble wastewater treatment operations, have experience with identifying and procuring parts and services, and be available and respond during off-hours.
Need Basic 40-hour Hazwoper certification
Latest Annual 8-Hour Refresher
Additional Preferred Certifications-
Typical duties would include, but not limited to the following tasks:
Operate, trouble shoot, and perform all work necessary for running the wastewater treatment plant. Should respond to any off-hour alarms and perform trouble shootings to get the WWTP running smoothly
Conduct daily operations, maintenance, basic repairs, equipment calibration, and maintain a good log of performed repair and maintenance activities
Monitor control panels and adjust as necessary all inputs to meet treatment goals
Control flow and process wastewater streams and byproducts
Monitor and adjust pH as recommended by the manufacturer of the system
Keep track of chemical inventories, dosages, and order them as necessary
Collect and ship out samples for evaluating system efficacy and for waste disposal
Update and maintain Operations and Maintenance Plan on a regular basis
Some heavy lifting may be necessary to remove and dispose used carbon
Wastewater Treatment Plant Mechanic Aide (Hourly City Worker) (19885636)
About Thousand Oaks
The City of Thousand Oaks, incorporated in 1964, is located in beautiful Ventura County, 12 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, nestled against the Santa Monica Mountains. The City is surrounded by hundreds of square miles of open space. Within the City's 56 square miles, over 15,500 acres are publicly owned open space, containing 150 miles of trails for hiking, biking, or equestrian uses. Another source of pride in the community is the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, a beacon in the region featuring world-class entertainment, musicals, concerts, plays, children's shows, ballet, and much more.
A balanced family-oriented community of 132,000 with a strong local economy, Thousand Oaks is home to excellent schools, outstanding parks, and numerous retail-shopping opportunities. The City has adopted a balanced budget with appropriate reserves throughout its history due to conservative management and adherence to long-term financial strategic plans. City Departments include City Manager's Office, City Attorney's Office, City Clerk, Human Resources, Finance, Community Development, Cultural Affairs, Library and Public Works. Police and Fire services are provided by Ventura County.
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9600 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, 93012
The City of Thousand Oaks Hill Canyon Wastewater Treatment Plant (HCTP) has an excellent opportunity! We are seeking a highly motivated, resourceful, and reliable part-time Mechanic Aide to perform a variety of maintenance and repair on wastewater treatment plant equipment and facilities.
The Mechanic Aide will be a team player, self-starter, and take a proactive and solutions-oriented approach in support of the day to day maintenance functions.
Identifies and performs a variety of maintenance repair work
Dismantles, repairs, overhauls, and reinstalls mechanical grinders, pumps, valves, blowers, air compressors, and similar equipment
Repairs, installs and maintains machinery, industrial equipment, and bulk chemical storage and delivery systems
Operates lathes, drill and arbor presses, welders, cutters, pipe threaders, and various hand tools
Places orders requests for materials and parts
Maintains logs of plant and equipment maintenance activities
The ideal candidate should possess:
High school diploma or equivalent
2+ years of experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment
Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety practices
Experience with tools, materials, and equipment used to maintain industrial machinery and equipment
Proficiency with office and computer equipment and applicable software applications (MS Excel & Word)
Ability to respond to emergency/unscheduled repairs during nights and weekends
Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to carry out oral and written technical instructions
Ability to multi-task, change priorities, and meet deadlines in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
Decision making/problem solving ability
Attention to detail
Filing Deadline: Open until a sufficient # of qualified applicants has been received.
First review of candidates: Tuesday, July 23, 2019
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION - The City of Thousand Oaks makes reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities to participate in the selection process. If you wish to request an accommodation in order to participate in the selection process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the final filing date. Applicants requesting an accommodation should document the request including the type and extent of accommodations requested to participate in the selection process and/or perform the duties of the job for which applied.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE - In order to qualify for Veteran's Preference a Form DD214, or other acceptable proof of service, must be submitted by the deadline date/time noted in the job announcement. Any veteran who has successfully completed all phases of a selection process for employment with the City shall be granted a final interview regardless of his or her ranking on the eligibility list, providing he/she meets the criteria for an eligible veteran.
The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator-In-Training/Operator I/Operator II (19882951)
About San Mateo
San Mateo is a city of approximately 100,000 residents located in Silicon Valley. One of the City's strengths is its diversity, both in the ethnic makeup and the physical development of the community. San Mateo has a vibrant business and retail environment with national and international businesses, two major shopping centers and an active downtown.
You would be joining over 500 people whose mission it is to serve the San Mateo community with a collaborative, innovative and professional spirit. We are looking for someone who embodies our shared values of respect, creativity, inclusivity, transparency, and integrity in their words and actions.
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2050 Detroit Dive San Mateo, 94404
The City of San Mateo Public Works Department is looking for
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators I & II and Operators in Training
Why Join our Department?
The Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is a 15.7 MDG sub-regional facility that serves a population of more than 140,000 with an annual operating budget in excess of $10 million and has a staff of 28 professional and technical personnel.
The City of San Mateo is building a cross-functional team tasked with upgrading the City's 15.7 MGD conventional activated sludge plant with new liquids treatment process facilities, including headworks, primary treatment, five-stage biological nutrient removal/membrane bioreactor (BNR/MBR) process, biological and chemically enhanced treatment (BioACTIFLO) process, and other general plant upgrades, including odor control to serve the new facilities. Key players on this team are the WWTP Operators.
What You'll Do
Operate wastewater treatment facilities to control flow and processing of wastewater, sludge and effluent; monitor gauges, meters and control panels; observe variation in operating conditions, interpreting meter and gauge readings and test results to determine processing requirements.
Operate valves and gates, start and stop pumps, engines and electric motors to control and adjust flow and treatment processes, operate and maintain boilers, perform routine maintenance work on valves, tanks, related equipment and facilities.
Monitor, adjust and troubleshoot as needed plant operational processes utilizing data-driven technology, such as the SCADA or PCS system.
Fully utilize the computerized work systems in accordance with work flow processes.
Operate treatment plant vehicles and stationary machinery as required.
Collect samples and perform routine laboratory tests and analyses.
These positions require shift work, nights, weekends, holidays with on-call emergency response 24 hours per day. However, along with this challenge is the benefit of working a 12-hour shift that results in a very favorable work/life balance and requires the minimum commuting days as compared to other standard 8-hour shifts.
Who You Are
The WWTP Operator in Training:
You have graduated from high school or equivalent, and have six educational units of math or science course work, and six months experience in handling mechanical equipment and tools.
You have up to 18 months to obtain a Grade I WWTP Certificate to promote to WWTP Operator I.
The WWTP Operator I:
You have graduated from high school or equivalent and have six months experience in handling mechanical equipment tools.
You possess a Grade I WWTP Certificate and work under direct supervision of the WWTP Shift Supervisor or WWTP Operator II and perform more routine operation work.
You may be promoted to WWTP Operator II upon obtaining a Grade II WWTP Certificate and completing qualifying training.
The WWTP Operator II
You possess a Grade II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the State of California.
You have graduated from High school or equivalent and a minimum of one year of experience in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant.
Job Announcement URL:
What We Offer:
A choice of medical plans with City paid single coverage of 100% of the lowest cost Kaiser single coverage or City paid two party or family coverage up to 90% of the Kaiser family plan or $160 per month if waived. City paid dental, vision, and life insurance premiums.
Enrollment in PERS, Classic Members: 2%@ 55 with employee paid PERS of 7.84%. New Members: 2%@ 62 with employee paid PERS of 6.75%. Participation in the Social Security Program
11-25 working days annual vacation, depending on length of service
12 sick days per year earned; extended sick leave and family sick leave
13 paid holidays per year (includes 3 floating days)
Programs: Credit Union, Employee Assistance, Deferred Compensation, Free Fitness classes through City of San Mateo Parks and Recreation Department
$195 Bilingual Differential per month (if applicable)
HIRING REFERRAL BONUS:
Candidates hired from this recruitment for a merit position will receive a signing bonus of $1,500.00 upon successful completion of probation. If an eligible merit City employee refers a candidate who is subsequently hired from this recruitment, he/she shall receive a $1,500.00 referral award in accordance with the City's Targeted Recruitment Program Policy. The candidate must note the referring employee's name on the City's official employment application at the time he/ she submits it.
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Submit an online application and supplemental questionnaire at www.calopps.org or to the Human Resources Department, City of San Mateo, 330 W. 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403, (650) 522-7260.
This is a continuous recruitment.
All applications, resumes, and answers to the supplemental questions received will be reviewed for minimum qualifications.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list. The employment list will be updated continuously as applicants meet the minimum qualifications. When a position needs to be filled, the hiring manager will refer to the employment list for further screening. Once placed on an employment list, and at the time a vacancy occurs, eligible candidates on the employment list may be contacted by the hiring department and scheduled for a department interview.
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Note: The City of San Mateo reserves the right, at its discretion, to limit the number of qualified candidates invited to the selection process.
Prior to hire, candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, including a driving record review, reference check, and a Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint check. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose a conviction will result in disqualification from the recruitment process.
Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process should contact Lourdes Coles, Sr. Human Resources Analyst at email@example.com or (650) 522-7264. Do not upload any documents related to your request for accommodation in CalOpps.
The policy of the City of San Mateo is to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual preference, marital status or national origin. It is the intent and desire of the City of San Mateo that equal employment opportunity will be provided in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting, wages, benefits, and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment. The City of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Wastewater Treatment Operator
THIS POSITION IS A CAREER DEVELOPMENT POSITION AND THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL BE HIRED AT THE LEVEL IN WHICH THEY MEET ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS BASED ON THE ESTABLISHED CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE.
Performs intermediate to complex technical work to learn, operate and maintain wastewater treatment plant equipment, performing routine tests, performing general plant and grounds maintenance tasks, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under moderate to general supervision.
Examples of Duties
Makes tours of plant and checks engines, generators, pumps, aerators, tanks, filters, clarifiers and other equipment for proper functioning.
Operates and maintains wastewater equipment used in treatment and solids handling including operating multiple hearth furnaces and ash handling processes.
Performs assigned tasks related to permits and regulatory compliance including documentation, sampling, analysis, recordkeeping, and reports; maintains and checks logs and records for accuracy and completeness.
Checks and records readings from meters, gauges, and instruments; operates handheld meters; reads and records data on plant operations.
Pumps sludge, rakes bar screen; cleans and clears basins, troughs, etc.
Checks machinery and pumps for proper operation.
Starts, stops, and/or adjusts motors, pumps, and other plant equipment according to changes in operating conditions.
Adds chemicals per prescribed standards.
Observes and collects samples of wastewater effluent; performs simple biological, chemical, and physical laboratory tests; enters test results.
Skims grease from settling tanks.
Performs minor equipment adjustments and repairs.
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Education and Experience:
- High school diploma or GED and minimal experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Licenses and/or Certifications:
Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Obtain a Class IV Wastewater Works Operator license within eighteen months of hire.
Obtain 20-32 hours of operations specific (ex. Sacramento courses, DEQ, Rural Water, etc.), City, and Safety training.
Obtain Forklift Operator training within one year of hire.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Some knowledge of the operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a wastewater treatment plant.
Some knowledge of hydraulic, chemical, and mechanical principles pertinent to wastewater treatment plant operations.
Some knowledge of the occupational hazards of the work and of the necessary safety precautions.
Skill in the use and care of hand tools.
Ability to pass a red and green color blindness test and to work with hazardous chemicals.
Ability to detect flaws in the operation of mechanical equipment and to determine proper remedial measures.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to read meters and charts accurately and to maintain records of shift operations.
- Worker is exposed to outdoor weather conditions, extreme noise, odors, heights, dust and/or fumes and hazardous materials such as oil, chlorine gas, ammonia, fluoride caustic soda, and sulfuric acid.
Essential Physical Activities:
Stooping, crouching, walking, pulling, lifting, grasping, hearing, seeing up close, kneeling, reaching, pushing, talking, standing, finger movement, depth perception.
Typical weight handled: up to 50lbs
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 2
Minimum Qualifications Possession of a 2A wastewater treatment plant certification is required.
Duties Description Under the general direction of the park managers for Hamlin Beach State Park, the incumbent will serve as a wastewater treatment plant chief operator and may supervise subordinate staff in wastewater treatment plant operations and maintenance activities. Duties include but are not limited to: monitor computerized control panels, gauges, and flow meters diagnosing alarms; maintain influent screens, tanks, pumps and take samples of raw, and/or semi-treated wastewater as required by regulating agencies; perform standardized chemical tests, such as chlorine residual and dissolved oxygen calibration of on-site measuring devices and dosing systems; adjust valves, gates, pumps, and other equipment to regulate flow of influent through the treatment process; record samples taken, tests performed and results, and action taken to meet the requirements of the regulating agencies; compile reporting documentation to be submitted to regulating agencies, maintain inventory of equipment and requisition materials to ensure continuous plant operations, perform a variety of maintenance tasks in a wastewater treatment plant and the surrounding areas of the plant, such as removing and cleaning screens, filters, tanks and pumps and filters; may supervise wastewater treatment plant operators, and assist with semi-skilled trades staff performing maintenance activities.
In addition, the incumbent will perform various other maintenance activities throughout the park as needed, including, but not limited to, minor electrical tasks (changing switches and light fixtures, light bulbs, breakers), minor plumbing work, operate power-driven machinery, painting and grounds maintenance. The incumbent will supervise seasonal employees performing park maintenance when needed. The incumbent will provide prompt, courteous and professional service to our patrons.
Additional Comments OPERATING NEEDS:
Must possess and maintain a valid NYS driver's license as a term and condition of employment.
The incumbent will be required to work a variable schedule including weekends, holidays, days and evenings, especially during peak operating season between April and October.
Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
1.Follow direction given by the Manager or Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) and in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), in accordance Colorado Regulation 5 CCR 1003-2 100. Cooperate with peers and other employees to accomplish overall company goals.
2.Operates various controls and processes required in the storing, processing, distribution and transportation of industrial wastewaters to ensure compliance with mandated regulations and permits. Makes necessary adjustments to controls, valves, pumps and other mechanical and electrical equipment as required. Adds chemicals needed for the treatment of wastewater, such as acid, caustic, oxidizers, reducing agents, precipitants and flocculants. Maintains OSHA 40 hour certification.
3.Responds to hazardous material incidents to support containment and clean up of materials to protect personnel and the environment. Performs process and emergency sampling as required, build temporary containments, clean and mitigate spills. Maintains OSHA 27 hour technician training, medicals and ability to respond.
4.Operates vacuumed pumper trucks and trailers and dispositions all wastewater in compliance with Regulatory Permits and SOPs. Pump such items such as Industrial tanks, containments, storm water, Chiller/Tower cleaning, utility line leaks, excavation, sanitary clean up, building flooding, etc. Performs maintenance, such as tank, pump and filter cleanings. Must obtain and maintain a Colorado Class 'A' Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with 'O' and 'X' endorsements.
5.Obtains and maintains current skills training required by regulations, permits and company skills certification. Including: Wastewater Certification and/or Industrial Wastewater Certification; Collection Certification (if obtained), OSHA 40 hour certification, OSHA 27 hour technician training, CDL, etc.
6.Assists groundwater well sampling, by operating pump/purging, when required.
7.Operates wastewater collection, treatment and disposal systems, processing waste through such operations as filter screens, grit chambers, clarifier, sedimentation, sludge and settling tanks.
8.Monitors waste water treatment operations using the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) software. Wears pager, or other device designated by the company to ensure communications with the SCADA system.
9.Performs process control analysis such tests as pH, ORP and spectrophotometric to determine chemicals dosing.
10. Performs minor maintenance and emergency repairs to equipment to ensure continued waste management operations. Contacts maintenance group for major overhauls and repairs.
11. Performs necessary housekeeping to maintain safe working conditions. Safely Operates company vehicles and equipment in support of Wastewater Operations.
12. Collects and maintains records related to the operation and compliance of wastewater operations, compliance with other environmental regulation, such as SPCC, Storm water, ground water O&M, etc.
13. Cleans and maintains wastewater treatment units, such as Carbon, sand filters, batch tanks, etc.
Class D Industrial or Wastewater Certification, Class C or higher Industrial Wastewater Certification preferred.
Ability to distinguish colors.
Can pass Background check for Commercial Driver's License.
Can pass physicals for respirator and Hazardous Waste Operator (HAZWOPER).
Shift possibly shifts to weekend.
Wastewater Treatment Operator II (3045-110)
About SUEZ North America
SUEZ North America operates across all 50 states and Canada with 2,825 employees dedicated to environmental sustainability and smart and sustainable resource management. The company provides drinking water, wastewater and waste collection service to 6.6 million people on a daily basis; treats over 560 million gallons of water and over 450 million gallons of wastewater each day; delivers water treatment and advanced network solutions to 16,000 industrial and municipal sites; processes 160,000 tons of waste for recycling; rehabilitates and maintains water assets for more than 4,000 municipal and industrial customers; and manages $4.1 billion in total assets. The company posted revenues of $1.1 billion in 2018 and is a subsidiary of Paris-based SUEZ.
Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of
Operates the Control Room Board
Operates valves, pumps, and gates manually through local control center.
Maintains facilities, office building, vehicles, equipment and pump stations for the wastewater operation.
Observes variations in operating conditions, records meter, sensor and gauge readings.
Performs routine in-plant lab sampling and analysis; conducts inspections and collects samples for system operations.
Monitors and adjusts chemical feed rates as directed.
Changes-out and/or replenishes process chemical supplies as necessary.
Performs maintenance, and repair work as necessary.
Responds to wastewater/water collection system emergencies.
Prepares technical and administrative reports as requested.
Maintains logs and prepares other required reports as needed.
Performs necessary process control adjustments.
Responsible for general housekeeping of job sites, work areas and other areas as assigned including heavy labor as needed.
Provides input during regular operations meetings into the formulation of the plan of operations based upon daily process characteristics and efficiencies.
Special Skills/Abilities Needed:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of wastewater treatment plant operations.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of collection system operations and maintenance.
Knowledge of and ability to utilize the materials, methods, tools and equipment used in the construction, maintenance and operation of wastewater treatment systems.
Knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to wastewater system operations.
Knowledge and ability to analyze data and maintain computer records.
Knowledge of and ability to perform standard laboratory sampling and testing.
Available for stand-by duty and emergencies as needed.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals and/or SOPs.
Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as chemical dosing, flow calculations, pipe or tank capacity.
Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and factual variables.
Physical Demands. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands, fingers, and handle, or feel. The employee is regularly required to talk and hear in ambient noise typical of a construction project. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.
High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
Associates Degree or higher is preferred.
Must have and maintain a valid CA Driver's License
Work Experience Needed:
- Minimum of three (3) years experience in wastewater/water treatment operations.
- SWRCB Grade III or higher Wastewater/Water Treatment Certification as required by facility being operated.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.
Wastewater Treatment Technician
Simply stated, Materion makes advanced materials that improve the world. We are a global leader in creating innovative, high performance engineered material solutions and services for a wide range of growth industries: high-tech consumer electronics, telecommunications, commercial aerospace, defense, medical, automotive, and many more.
Our products, services and expertise help enable customers' technologies. We supply sophisticated thin film coatings for hard disk drives, specialty inorganic chemicals for solar energy panels, bio-compatible materials for implantable medical devices, specialty alloys for miniature consumer electronics components, optical filters for thermal imaging, critical components for infrared sensing technology, special materials for LEDs and much more. As the world's only integrated "mine-to-mill" supplier of beryllium-based products, we also offer beryllium, specialty engineered beryllium alloys and beryllium composites.
As a team of 2,600 associates, we partner with customers in more than 50 countries. In 2017, we generated over $1B+ in revenues and made an exciting new acquisition that expanded our footprint in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
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JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE
The Wastewater Treatment Technician is a key member of the Refinery. The individual will be actively involved in all aspects of the Wasterwater Treatment. The Wastewater Treatment Technician reports directly to the Refinery Supervisor.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The responsibilities of the Wastewater Treatment Technician include but are not limited to:
Maintain and keep Wastewater Treatment area clean and orderly
Supply foundry and cell area with appropriate materials for operation
Perform end of day tasks according to day to day instruction by Cell Tech/Supervisor
Ensure water quality is in compliance within set standard before discarding
Maintain all pumps and plumbing in good working condition
Wear all safety equipment properly and at all times required
Ensure Cell Technician has sufficient and proper solution for cells
Communicate with Vault of needed materials for process
Report all hazardous and quality issues to Supervisor
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school degree or equivalent required
Must be able to handle hazardous material safely and responsibly
Must be able to follow procedures consistently and accurately
Must be self-starter and able to lift heavy objects
Some maintenance experience a plus
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Knowledge, Skills, And Abilitites
Knowledge of and ability to operate a computer or other technology using standard or customized computer or systems software applications appropriate to the assigned tasks.
Knowledge of functions and servicing requirements for wastewater treatment equipment.
Knowledge of the processes involved in the treatment and disposal of wastewater.
Knowledge of the standard practices, tools, equipment, and materials used in the maintenance of pumping equipment.
Ability to learn occupational hazards and safety precautions.
Ability to use audio and visual means in order to monitor equipment for efficient operation.
Ability to accurately measure gauges and record readings.
Ability to use basic hand tools such as wrenches and hammers.
Ability to inspect operating mechanical and electrical equipment to detect flaws and defects in operation.
Ability to perform mathematical computations to include addition, multiplication, division, and subtraction.
Ability to learn and adapt to advances in computer and electronics device technology and software.
Ability to understand oral and written instructions.
Ability to adhere to safety policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and members of the general public.
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