Instructor Wastewater Treatment Plant Job Description Sample
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 Operator 2
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR 2
MONROE CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX
This recruitment will be remain open until filled. Next review of applicants will take place on May 9, 2019.
The Washington State Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 2 at the Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC) in Monroe, Washington.
The Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC) is a a prison complex housing 2,500+ adult male offenders on 365 acres of property with 105 buildings, and employing approximately 1200 staff. The complex consists of five major units; the Washington State Reformatory Unit (WSRU), Special Offender Unit (SOU), a large mental health inpatient treatment unit, Twin Rivers Unit (TRU), Intensive Management Unit (IMU), and the Minimum Security Unit (MSU).
The Department of Corrections (DOC), as a partner in the criminal justice system, enhances public safety, administers criminal sanctions and programs in accordance with the law and provides leadership for the future of corrections in Washington State.
Whether the work is inside a prison, in community corrections, or in an administrative office, the Washington State Department of Corrections professional staff experience a high degree of personal satisfaction knowing they are creating environments in which all offenders can learn to make choices that contribute to a safer society.
While working under the direction of the Equipment Technician Supervisor, the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 2 (WWTPO2) oversees the operation of MCC's wastewater and sewer lifting operations.
The position supervises one or more offender crews performing wastewater, recycling, food waste and composting operations in support of the Department of Corrections' mission: To improve public safety.
The WWTPO2 supports this mission by supervising offenders, and instructing staff as needed, in safe and efficient operation, repair and maintenance of prison facilities, equipment, systems, and sustainable operations at the Monroe Correctional Complex.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Oversee, direct and operate MCC wastewater lagoons, sewer lift stations and all auxiliary equipment.
Manage effluent ponds and lift stations to be in compliance with applicable codes, standards and laws.
Operate, adjust, maintain wastewater plant infrastructure.
Perform physical measurements, sampling and testing of the ponds.
Supervise an offender crew in the maintenance and operation of MCC's wastewater ponds, lift stations, and food waste, composting and recycle operations.
Complete maintenance work orders assigned.
Read and interpret plans.
Inspect multiple lift stations for proper trouble free operation.
Operate, maintain and assist with MCC food waste, composting and recycle operations.
Operate, routinely maintain all assigned heavy equipment, machinery, process equipment.
Other duties as assigned.
High School graduate or GED
Valid Driver's License
Two years of journey-level experience in building and/or equipment maintenance
Group 1 or higher wastewater operator license
Experience in recycling, composting, solid and/or food waste.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS).
'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'
For additional information about the agency, please visit doc.wa.gov.
- Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.
Phone number AND email address are required for all professional references.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
This position may be represented by a Union Shop.
We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:
Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
Work effectively with people of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
Senior Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator (Open Until Filled)
The City of Fresno is currently recruiting for a Senior Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. This is a lead level class within the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator series in which incumbents provide lead direction and participate in a range of duties including the most difficult Wastewater operational work assignments requiring the application of independent judgment on an assigned shift. Senior Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators provide direction, monitor and control the performance of wastewater unit processes by a variety of methods and may be assigned to work any shift, weekends, and holidays.
The current vacancy exists in the Department of Public Utilities, Wastewater Division.
These are entrance requirements to the competitive examination and do not assure a place on the eligible list. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify.
TO QUALIFY, an applicant must have: Possession of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade III Certificate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board.
A copy of valid WWTPO Grade III Certificate must be scanned and attached to your online application. Please also note this certificate in the "License and Certificate" section of your application.
Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California Driver's License at time of appointment.
Eligibles certified for consideration for this position will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint process prior to employment with the City of Fresno.
Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver¿s license and current copy of their driving record.
How To Apply
APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT WWW.FRESNO.GOV/JOBS TO APPLY.
For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.
ALL CORRESPONDENCE regarding this recruitment and exam process will be sent via e-mail. All applicants will acknowledge such understanding when they complete their on-line application.
Verify we have your correct e-mail address before you submit your application. It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email frequently to ensure they receive all pertinent communication from the Personnel Services Department on a timely basis. Applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation e-mail upon a successful application submittal. The e-mail is the only proof of submittal.
It is an applicant¿s responsibility to check their email account and to ensure it is set up to accept emails from the City of Fresno. Dependent upon your settings, notices from the City of Fresno may be directed to the "junk mail" or "spam" folders. It is the applicant¿s responsibility to check these folders as well.
Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline or they will not be accepted for any reason. FOR THIS RECRUITMENT, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PERMANENT FRESNO CITY EMPLOYEES APPLY THROUGH PEOPLESOFT SELF SERVICE.
The examination process will consist of the following:
APPLICATION REVIEW - Qualifying Only: Of those applications which meet the minimum qualifications, a limited number of the MOST qualified candidates will be selected to appear before the oral examination board.
The selection will be based upon those applications demonstrating the greatest breadth and depth of applicable training, experience, and education. Therefore, applicants are urged to submit sufficiently detailed information in their application materials for a proper evaluation.
ORAL EXAMINATION -100%: A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related oral interview to evaluate a candidate's training, experience, and personal traits for the position.
The panel interview date is tentatively scheduled for the week of: TBD.
Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.
The City of Fresno reserves the right to amend any phase of the examination process should there be a limited number of applicants or successful candidates.
Veteran Preference Regulations
Qualified veterans who pass the examination may obtain five (5) additional points.
Candidates applying for veteran's preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service. Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran's preference credit is requested.
Immediate and future vacancies may be filled from this eligible list for a period of six (6) months from the date the eligible list is created.
Equal Opportunity Employer
We welcome applicants of any race, gender, religion, ancestry or disability. For more information please refer to our Career Opportunities web page on the City of Fresno web site.
Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the Personnel Service Department at 621-6950 in advance of the examination.
Operator-In-Training And Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I (Operations)
5/28/2019 at 5pm or until 200 applicants
The City of Pacifica is a beautiful community located on the coast, just south of San Francisco and is framed by the ridges of the Coast Range on the east, Montara Mountains on the south and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Rich in history, Pacifica is a quiet, family-oriented community. The population is approximately 40,028 with an area of 12.6 square miles.
The City operates under the Council-Manager form of government. Legislative authority is vested in a five member City Council elected at large for four-year overlapping terms.
The City employees 158 full-time and 100 part-time and seasonal employees in the following departments: City Attorney's Office; City Manager's Office; Finance; Fire; Human Resources; Parks, Beaches and Recreation; Planning and Economic Development; Police and Public Works.
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The City of Pacifica is currently hiring for a Wastewater Operator-In-Training (OIT) and a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I to join our team!
Experienced welders, fabricators and certified mechanical technicians highly encouraged to apply!
Operator-In-Training and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I (Operations)
Operator-In-Training: $18-20 per hour, part time, unbenefited, limited to 1,000 hours per year
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I (Operations): $30 - $43 per hour, full time, benefited
The City of Pacifica is a beautiful coastal community, just south of San Francisco with an exciting opportunity for Wastewater Operators. Currently, the City of Pacifica Public Works Department is recruiting for Wastewater Operators to join our team! The level at which an individual is hired will be dependent on the applicant's qualifications, work experience and certifications.
At the City of Pacifica, we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.
To us, equal opportunity employment is not just about compliance, it's about who you are, how you can help our City and who you want to be. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
We welcome you to explore this opportunity with us.
Under the direct supervision of a certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, the Operator-In-Training (OIT) will assist in monitoring the operation of the Calera Creek Water Recycling Plant.
BASIC EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Assists in operating and maintaining treatment facility equipment and operation system, such as sequencing batch reactor tanks, pumps, activated sludge processes, digester, centrifuge, gravity belt thickener, ultra violet disinfection system.
Assists in monitoring gauges, dials, meters and control panels, and other recording instruments, and interpreting results to determine processing requirements.
Performs general Plant maintenance work, such as sweeping, cleaning, sanding, painting, and weeding.
The duties described in this job announcement are intended only as illustrations of the basic types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR I (OPERATIONS)
Under general supervision or direction, the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City's Wastewater Treatment Plant and for repairing and maintaining a variety of related machinery and equipment.
BASIC EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Monitors and processes the operation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Operates treatment facility equipment, such as settling tanks, pumps, activated sludge processes, digester, centrifuge chlorinators to control flow and processing of sludge and effluent discharge.
Monitors gauges, dials, meters and control panels, and other recording instruments, interpreting results to determine processing requirements, and records data.
Services and maintains a variety of plant equipment and facilities to locate and report needed repairs.
The duties described in this job announcement are intended only as illustrations of the basic types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Job Description-WWTP Operator I.pdf
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES
Education & Experience
- Graduation from high school or equivalent.
- Completion of a minimum of 6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in the operation of wastewater treatment plants at the time of application.
A valid California Driver's license and satisfactory driving record is required.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I
One (1) year of experience in mechanical maintenance and/or wastewater quality control plant operations.
Graduation from high school or equivalent.
Possession of Grade I (Operations) certificate issued by the California Water Resources Control Board at time of appointment is required.
A valid California Driver's license and satisfactory driving record is required.
Benefits depend on the position.
For more information regarding benefits of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I's, visit: https://www.cityofpacifica.org/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=11382.
Interested candidates must submit a completed online employment application in CalOpp.org. Resumes in lieu of a completed application will not be accepted. Applications can be obtained on-line at https://www.calopps.org/city-of-pacifica.
Applicants will be assessed on the application submitted. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to an exam.
The exam will consist of two parts, including a written and oral exam. Applicants passing the exam will be placed on an eligible list for up to one year of which the most qualified will be invited to a department interview. The eligible list established for this recruitment will be used to fill our current opening as well as any future openings for the life of the eligible list.
The following information is provided for you to use as a reference and as a planning tool. Human Resources is unable to schedule make-up examinations.
Recruitment Opens: May 10, 2019
Recruitment Closes: May 28, 2019 at 5:00 PM PDT
Examination: June 12, 2019
Department Interviews: Week of June 24, 2019
Human Resources Department reserves the right to revise the testing process to best meet the needs of the City.
Treatment Plant Operator II - Wastewater
The City of Pearland offers life-work balance. We offer safety, security and stability.
We offer the opportunity to work locally. Finally we offer a comprehensive compensation package.
We are looking for individuals who have pride in craftsmanship and their community.
Is this you?
The successful applicant will perform activities engaged in Operates sewage treatment, sludge processing, and disposal equipment in wastewater (sewage) treatment plant to control flow and processing of sewage. Directly supervises two employees in the Waste Water Treatment Plants.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Some of the functions of this position is to serve as "essential personnel" and remains available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man-made disaster or any other event the Director of Public Works, assistant City Manager and the City Manager deem necessary.
Perform weekly wastewater sampling, checks the mechanical, chemical and electrical operations of wastewater reclamation facility.
Perform sample testing using lab equipment on-site according to plant permit requirements, check lab results, make fields corrections according to results and applying data to monthly reports.
Perform all work in conformance to Occupational Safety and Health Act Regulations.
Collect wastewater samples for offsite laboratory testing to ensure data is collected and information is applied to inform or adjust treatments used to disinfect potable water generated per TCEQ regulations.
Perform daily routine and regular site observations of plant facility to collect data from hour meters, physically check pumps for proper operation, maintain treatment process equipment and ensure optimal plant functionality by performing preventative maintenance activities on equipment, troubleshooting, and issues and addressing issues that arise
Review operator reports and maintains and enters data in on-site plant Logs regarding daily activities, per TCEQ regulations.
Help or assists coworkers and supervisors , perform daily unscheduled tasks.
Perform preventative and required maintenance on water plant equipment, overseeing contracted services for mechanical and electrical repairs, performed under the authorization and supervision of the division superintendent.
Collect samples and reports data as required by TCEQ (state) permit requirements.
Monitor plants and solves problems as necessary, on occasion through the use of a laptop or mobile devices with SCADA system.
To qualify for this position you must have a high School graduation or GED equivalent, Class B Wastewater Operators License; Valid Texas Drivers' License and be available to work on-call, weekends, holidays, and respond to emergency call-outs.
Apprentice - Utilities Wastewater Treatment Plants
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION
This is a technically skilled work program lasting up to three years in the operation and maintenance of a water and wastewater utility. The Utility Operations Division is divided into four workgroups: Water Plant Operation, Water Field Operations, Wastewater Field Operations, and Wastewater Plant Operations. The Wastewater Plant operates and maintains one Class A Wastewater Plant and one Reclaimed Water Treatment Plant. The initial focus of the apprentice is on training with ever-increasing knowledge, experience, certification level and responsibility eventually leading to the attainment of independent working abilities, on an assigned shift. It is a mandatory requirement for Apprentice(s) assigned to the plant operations to work rotating eight to 12 hour shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays and at times required to be on call. The Apprentice must demonstrate flexibility, and be willing to accommodate changes in the work schedule as required.
The Apprentice – Utilities Operations will receive training and instruction to learn the essential job functions of a Wastewater Plant Operator I–IV. In addition, the Apprentice will accompany and assist City electricians and maintenance staff, utility technicians and heavy equipment operators in the field to operate and maintain pumps, valves, meters, water mains, sewer lines, PRVs, storage tanks and other water distribution/collection related field infrastructure. Lastly, the Apprentice may accompany and assist City electricians and maintenance staff, utility technicians and heavy equipment operators in the field to operate, maintain and inspect collection related field infrastructure: pumps, valves, meters, sewer lines, grease interceptors, lift stations and other water distribution infrastructure. This is a safety sensitive position.
The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian.
ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES
The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork.
This position supports the goals of the Public Works and Utilities Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service and maintaining the city's extensive network of street infrastructure. The Department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork.
Every employee is accountable to:
Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority
Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback
Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision
Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner
Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior
Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner
Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate
Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization
Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered
Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives
Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences
Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to:
Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments
Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development
Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks
Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions
Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently
Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications
Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance
Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product
Job Specific – Every employee in this position must learn to be able to:
Perform thorough daily operator walk-through inspections of Wastewater Treatment Facilities to detect problems in equipment through visual inspections
Collect and analyze routine samples using process control testing to detect potential problems in various wastewater unit processes
Demonstrate ability to make significant, independent decisions affecting the final quality of wastewater treated and delivered
Demonstrate considerable knowledge of principles and practices applied to the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment equipment and machinery including chemistry, hydraulics and mathematics
Demonstrate knowledge of safety practices common to hazardous chemicals used in the treatment of wastewater such as oxidants, strong acids and strong bases
Demonstrate knowledge of proper use and maintenance of tools and equipment used in the wastewater industry
Demonstrate knowledge of SCADA systems, personal computers, and Microsoft software applications for daily use in preparing reports, data management and analysis
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, citizens, and other City employees
Understand and follow oral instructions or written diagrams on a single-person, rotating shift, that includes nights, weekends, holidays and on-call as required
Demonstrate knowledge of and willingness to apply Department policies and procedures and work safely following rules and procedures
Demonstrate knowledge of the laws and regulations pertaining to operation and maintenance of a Class A Wastewater Treatment and Reclaimed Water Treatment Facilities
JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS
Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks
Wastewater/Reclaimed Water Treatment Plants Only
Operates a wastewater treatment facility and a reclaimed water treatment facility on a rotating 24 hour shift basis making periodic checks of plant mechanical equipment
Observes and monitors preliminary treatment, secondary treatment (activated sludge Biological Nutrient Removal), sedimentation, Ultraviolet light for disinfection, sludge thickening, re-use processes and water reclamation processes
Performs operational control tests to check overall plant efficiency used to maintain discharge regulations for Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Environmental Protection Agency
Monitor facility SCADA system and making adjustments to the facility via computer terminals throughout the facility
Maintains regular and punctual attendance
Utilizes required personal protective equipment and safety apparatus
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Wastewater/Reclaimed Treatment Only
Monitors influent raw domestic sewage for treatment to remove inorganic matter by physical removal and organic compounds by physical and biological means
Makes microscopic examinations of the secondary treatment at regular intervals to insure proper balance in the system, including:
Interpreting data and making corrections in plant operations to maintain discharge standards set by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Environmental Protection Agency
Completing proper log sheets, charts, reports, lab analysis and data entry to produce data on which future adjustments can be based
The operator must also monitor the reclaimed water treatment and distribution system, including:
Making adjustments to the reclaimed system as the flow demand increases or decreases
Monitoring the production and making chemical feed adjustments based on water quality analysis
Operates sludge conditioning equipment as needed
Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS
Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications
Graduation from high school or completion of GED
Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment
Safety sensitive positions are subject to random drug and alcohol testing
Ability to obtain a Class D Colorado Wastewater Plant Operator's certification within six months, with the ability to advance to a Class C certification within two years
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Experience as a tradesperson (electrician, plumber, etc.)
Knowledge of CPR/first aid
Basic experience in water field
Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered.
This position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength to:
Constantly sit, stand and walk through a multilevel water treatment facility
Occasionally squat, bend and kneel to perform inspections and repairs; Occasionally crawl through confined spaces, climb ladders up to forty (40) feet and balance at various heights; Occasionally reach overhead and below shoulder to perform inspections and repairs; Frequent twisting to operate valves and move equipment
Frequent light/firm grasp, fine manipulation and handling to perform daily office tasks and equipment repair and maintenance
Frequent step up/down and actuate mechanism to safely enter, exit and operate vehicles and equipment
Normal near and far acuity and hearing are needed to identify potential mechanical problems and hazards
Constantly lift and carry twenty (20) pounds 200 yards to move supplies and equipment to work area; occasionally lift and carry up to 100 pounds up to ten (10) feet to move chemical bags and other supplies to work area; occasionally push/pull up to 120 pounds with the use of a dolly or pallet jacks to store chemicals and heavier equipment
Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with occasional exposure to extreme temperatures during a mandatory twelve-hour shift. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works near moving mechanical parts and high-speed rotating equipment; work can be performed in high and precarious places with exposure to wet or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, must be able to pass a respirator fit-test.
Required Materials and Equipment
May operate light equipment and machinery used in Water Treatment operations, such as: forklifts, dump buckets, pallet jacks, sampling boats, snowplows, lab equipment, sludge pumps, centrifugal air blowers, influent pumps, general shop equipment, air compressors, welders, hydraulic pump units, two-way radios, cellular phones and chlorine feeders. Personal computers and keyboards, telephones, adding machines, and other basic office equipment.
Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver license record, and education verification
Must be legally entitled to work in the United States
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator (2948-110)
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.
This position is responsible for operating Activated Sludge Wastewater Treatment Plant. Observes plant operation and responds to changing conditions to ensure permit compliance. Performs lab analysis, operates equipment, and enters data in computerized record keeping program. Position requires some work on weekends and holidays on a rotating basis.
Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of
Ensures that proper health and safety standards are applied, and practiced.
Operates and certifies that all equipment and processes are in full compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Evaluates all data and information pertaining to the proper operation of the water recycling plant and files required regulatory documents required by assigned operating permits.
Maintains records on work activities, inventories and orders materials and supplies; prepares reports on operational and repair activities.
Analyzes and evaluates maintenance functions; initiates or recommends new or improved practices and procedures.
Ensures that all equipment is in proper and safe working order; oversees and coordinates preventive maintenance and repairs on equipment.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
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 talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb stairs or ladders; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to distinguish color, close vision and distance vision.
Work Environment. 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however limited exposure to higher noise level (within OSHA standards) may occur.
Michigan "D" Wastewater Certification OR alternate state equivalent with the ability to obtain the Michigan D within one year.
Knowledge of effective process control and operating techniques associated with an activated sludge wastewater treatment facility
Knowledge of medium and heavy motorized equipment operations used in utility operations and maintenance activities.
Knowledge of basic equipment maintenance management techniques and applications.
Knowledge of health and safety standards and precautions pertaining to utilities operations and maintenance procedures.
Knowledge of operation and maintenance practices and standards pertaining to the operation of wastewatetr treatment systems.
Ability to train, encourage, and counsel subordinate employees.
Ability to develop, organize, and manage records and reports.
Strong desire to establish and maintain effective working relationships, teams, and work groups with other employees, contractors and the general public.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Knowledge and the ability to use computers and applications for the utility profession
High School deploma or equivalent required. Bachelor Degree in Biology or related field preferred.
Michigan "Class D" Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification within one year required
Experience with performing lab analysis a plus
Work Experience Needed:
Minimum of 1 year of experience in municipal or industrial wastewater treatment operations, water distribution system maintenance; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Possession of a valid Michigan driver's license.
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 Plant Projects: Project Manager
The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.
We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.
Providing direct support to SLCDPU Program Manager and Wastewater Treatment Plant Sub-Program Manager/Task Leader.
Negotiating contracts and project-related professional and construction services required from consultants and contractors, in accordance with City procurement policy. Assist in development of the necessary procurement documents to secure professional services, assist in technical evaluations of proposals, and evaluate consultant fee schedules.
Performing minor design tasks (up to 30% design) for miscellaneous projects as required for SLCDPU projects and/or third-party use.
Performing Planning Level Cost Estimates.
Preparing reports, basis of design, scoping documents, advertisements, condition assessments, and alternative evaluation documents.
Managing and monitoring the work of design consultants through design/construction completion. Manage and review of regular submittals and review documents.
Conducting engineering and constructability reviews, and value engineering studies.
Providing technical expertise when needed to advise the City on key decisions during design.
Providing cost management, schedule updates progress reporting and planning to support both design and construction activities of SLCDPU projects.
Reviewing and advising the City on interim cost estimates, project progress and invoicing by consultants and contractors; confirming invoices are in compliance with appropriate contract documents and that payments are only made for services authorized and received by the City.
Providing construction administration support; coordinating and monitoring work of construction contractors through review of submittals, attending construction meetings, and construction document review.
Providing construction inspection services, as required to supplement City resources;
Reviewing and processing requests for clarifications, RFI's, contract variances, and assist with design changes as necessary.
Preparing and processing agreements, contract amendments, construction contracts, change orders, request to advertise, and notice of award documents along with associated Contract Review Committee documentation necessary for approval.
Assisting the City with finalizing and closing of contracts.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering.
At least 10 years experience in the management of utility infrastructure projects.
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Maintenance Superintendent
6/4/2019 at 5pm or until 50 applicants
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 an experienced Wastewater Treatment Plant Maintenance Superintendent
Why Join our Department?
The Public Works Department's Environmental Services Division (ESD) is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City's 15.7 million gallon per day (MGD) conventional activated sludge wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). The WWTP 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. Planned upgrades to the WWTP include new liquids treatment process facilities consisting of new headworks, primary treatment, and biological nutrient removal/membrane bioreactor (BNR/MBR) process. When you join the Public Works Department, you will work among collaborative and energetic colleagues who share a passion for serving our San Mateo citizens and improving the community in which we live and work. Our team is comprised of individuals with diverse talents and experience in various fields. We will provide you with a wide range of opportunities in a team-based collaborative environment while helping you achieve your professional goals.
Collaboration, Innovation, Respect, Creativity, Transparency and Informed Risk-taking are attributes within the City's mission, values and organizational principles that we are seeking in the candidates.
Look to some of the reasons why the City of San Mateo is a great place to work: https://youtu.be/XNAF7GZUNl8?list=PL3QUX6-y-89-D28g895DzvObmoD89Dqdn
What You'll Do
The WWTP Maintenance Superintendent reports to the WWTP Manager and is responsible for managing, supervising, and participating in a wide variety of maintenance and repair activities of the City's wastewater treatment plant facilities, grounds, and equipment. The WWTP Maintenance Superintendent exercises direct supervision over plant maintenance staff, professionals, technical and clerical staff as needed. For a complete list of duties, reference our job specifications at www.cityofsanmateo.org.
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Who You Are
An individual who possesses thorough knowledge of the standard and specialized practices, methods, tools, equipment, and materials used in the maintenance and repair of wastewater treatment plant facilities and the occupational hazard avoidance and standard safety precautions necessary in the work.
An individual who possesses the ability to develop and implement a comprehensive, preventive maintenance program for wastewater treatment plant facilities and equipment and the ability to obtain, coordinate and monitor contractual work.
An individual who is knowledgeable of the principles and practices of project management and the principles and practices of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
An individual who possesses the ability to plan, schedule, and assign the work of subordinates in wastewater plant operations.
An individual who is knowledgeable principal repair techniques required for electric and hydraulic pumps, motors, fans, boilers, compressors, generators, diesel and gas engines, pressure vessels, incinerators and electronic equipment.
An individual who possesses the ability to diagnose service interruptions and take an effective course of action to correct problems and the ability to read and understand mechanical plans, blueprints and equipment operating instructions
An individual who desires to contribute to a positive work environment that fosters motivation, collaboration, coaching, and engagement of our workforce.
What You Bring
You possess four years of experience in in a construction or maintenance operation including electrical and mechanical work on a wide variety of pumps, motors, engines, generators, boilers and electrical, electronic and hydraulic control and gauging systems, including two years of supervisory experience.
You have the equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in electrical, mechanical, and plumbing fields.
Bonus Points (highly desirable)
- CWEA Wastewater Treatment Plant Maintenance certification or equivalent is desirable.
Salary: $9,784 - $11,663/month
What We Offer
Comprehensive benefits package including generous paid leave and health benefits
CalPERS retirement 2% @ 55 for classic members; 2% @ 62 for new members. Classic employees contribute 7.5% to CalPERS and New members contribute 6.25% to CalPERS
Participation in the Social Security Program
City contribution of 1.5% of base salary to Deferred Compensation, and matching up to 1.0% of the Employee's contribution
Free Fitness classes through City of San Mateo Parks and Recreation, Employee Assistance Program and Credit Union Membership
Bilingual Diff: $195 monthly (if applicable)
Employee housing loan up to $7,500 for home purchase or rental move-in assistance in the City of San Mateo
This classification is represented by the San Mateo Management Association
Are You Ready? Apply.
Submit an online application, résumé, 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.
Recruitment will close by June 4, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. or upon receipt of the first 50 applications, résumés (required), and supplemental questionnaires, whichever occurs first.
All applications, résumés (required) and supplemental questionnaires received will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. A fully completed application is required; a resume does not replace the information required on the employment application. A limited number of the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the examination process which may consist of an oral panel interview, tentatively scheduled for July 10, 2019.
The process may include an Oral Panel interview and department interview. An employment list will be established from those who pass the examination process. Current and future vacancies may be filled from this list. The list will remain in effect for at least 6 months with the possibility of an extension for an additional 6 months. Once placed on an employment list, and at the time a vacancy occurs, eligible candidates may be contacted by the hiring department and scheduled for additional department interviews.
Note: The City of San Mateo reserves the right, at its discretion, to limit the number of qualified candidates invited to the selection process. ALL RESPONSES WILL BE CONDUCTED VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION. Therefore, it is imperative that you provide an email address to which you have access, and it is recommended that you frequently check your email for notices from: sanmateo@CalOpps.org
Date Posted - May 7, 2019
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Summary of Job Duties
City of Aurora, Colorado
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of: Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.
Why Work for Aurora?
Make a difference in the lives of real people every day Diverse community
Competitive total compensation package
Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan Light rail station minutes away
On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
Access to innovation workspaces
Aurora Water Department
Aurora Water is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the drinking water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage systems, treatment of drinking water and non-potable reclaimed wastewater for irrigation, billing and collection, public outreach and water conservation, acquisition and development of future water rights, major capital projects programs, and quality control for regulatory compliance and public health.
The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first-come, first-serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.
BECOME A LEADER WITH THE INDUSTRY LEADER
WASTEWATER TREATMENT OPERATOR
Aurora Water, located in colorful Colorado, prides itself on having top-level staff members in all positions. We are recruiting high-quality treatment operators to fill vacancies created by retiring operators, and by those who have advanced to higher level positions. We are seeking Class A or B operators (or equivalents) that are innovative and excited to operate the industry's most advanced treatment processes and can share our passion for treatment and tenacity for quality.
Aurora Water's Sand Creek Water Reuse Facility has earned the NACWA Peak Performance Award for excellence. This demonstrates Aurora Water's commitment to water quality, optimization, staff development, quality maintenance, and continuous improvement as part of our culture.
Colorado is a great place to live, and our mission at Aurora Water is to promote a healthy work-life balance. Operators receive excellent benefits including competitive salaries, a stable fixed-benefit pension plan, additional pay for Class A or B certifications, and tuition reimbursement. For those who seek to advance in their career, Aurora Water supports professional growth and leadership development through succession planning and training.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for overseeing work performed on an assigned shift and ensures treated water quality surpasses all State, Federal, and Water Department standards
Monitors raw and treated water flows, adjust flows and pumping rates as needed
Conducts quality tests on raw and treated water
May develop, monitor, and implement a process control plan for plant operation using manual and computerized systems
Maintains, inspects, troubleshoots, reports, and performs maintenance and repair of plant equipment
May maintain plant facility and grounds
Maintains plant security
Prepares daily, weekly, and monthly reports of plant performance and responds to questions, problems, and complaints concerning water quality or service
Trains and instructs staff in plant maintenance and operation activities and ensures the use of proper safety equipment and procedures
Ensures cleanliness of assigned areas and proper storage of equipment and supplies
Performs additional duties as assigned
High School Diploma or GED
Associate's Degree in water technology or water quality management preferred
At least 4 years progressively responsible experience working in a Wastewater Treatment facility
Including at least 2 years experience working in a Wastewater Treatment facility installing, maintaining, and operating equipment
An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Comprehensive knowledge of safety practices and requirements of a Wastewater treatment facility
Knowledge of chemistry, microbiology, mathematics, and hydrology
Knowledge of pumps, valves, motors, filters, backflow prevention devices, piping, and plumbing structures
Knowledge of chemical analysis and testing techniques
Personal computers including spreadsheet and word processing software applications
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Perform mathematical computations
Work without close supervision
Direct the work of other employees
Work shifts and nights; and work overtime, standby, and/or callback duty.
- Skill in the use of personal computers including word processing and spreadsheet software applications
Licenses and/or Certificates:
Colorado Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Class A or B Certificate required
Or the ability to obtain required certification within Aurora Water Department guidelines
Colorado Driver's License with a good driving record
Moderate physical work requiring the ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds repetitively, with or without assistance
Regular lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 20 pounds
Regular walking and standing to monitor control room and treatment plant operations
Pushing, pulling, and climbing to check system equipment; hand/eye coordination for operation of computer keyboard and treatment plant controls
Foot/eye coordination for operation of a motor vehicle
Vision to read and interpret written reports and control room gauges
Speech communications for communication with employees and citizens
Hearing and listening for instructions and warning signals
- Works primarily indoors and outdoors; with exposure to noise, dust, chemicals, and fumes
Operates treatment plant equipment, computer, and motor vehicles
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment
For Veterans points: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug-free workplace. A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.
Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.
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