Jackhammer Operator Job Description Sample
Equipment Operator I (K) - 617 - Street Cleaning
Distinguishing Features of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions
The main responsibility of this position is skilled and safe operation of trucks and other powered equipment, including any attached mechanical equipment. Employees also perform manual work, usually of an unskilled or semiskilled nature, in connection with maintenance or construction activities. Occasionally the employee may direct a small number of laborers assigned to help on specific tasks. Work is reviewed through inspections or through discussions with a supervisor.
Examples of Work Performed:
Performs minor servicing work on equipment, such as refueling, lubricating, washing and making minor adjustments.
Operates a truck and assists in loading and unloading materials.
Operates a small tractor with attachments.
Operates a jackhammer and air compressor.
Hauls sand, stones, cement, pipes, water, brick, and other materials.
Digs ditches and other excavations, removes stumps, and mows lawns; mixes concrete; collects litter or performs other laboring work as assigned.
May function as backup operator or assistant to an Equipment Operator II.
Assists in snow removal operations.
These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.
Requirements of Work:
Willingness to work under conditions that are sometimes unpleasant, where safety equipment must be worn and safety procedures followed.
Ability to maneuver self into and/or onto vehicular equipment with two foot steep first step, and onto frame or fender as required to perform fluid/filter check daily and maintenance every 100 hours or as needed on mowers and plows.
Ability to lift and carry up to 90 pounds.
Ability to lift and carry 275 pounds with the assistance of another person.
Ability to safely and effectively swing a 20 pound sledge hammer against brick, concrete, or similarly hard surfaces.
Ability to safely and effectively use a jackhammer and a chainsaw.
Ability to maintain balance and physically tolerate operating and riding heavy equipment over rough terrain for long periods of time.
Ability to work outdoors when inclement weather conditions exist.
Ability to tolerate exposure to airborne environmental nuisances associated with traffic and machine exhaust, open grounds, and construction.
Ability to tolerate equipment and machinery noise with the use of ear plugs.
Ability to continuously perform tasks that require one to push, pull, climb (ladders and in and out of vehicular equipment), bend, twist, reach, stand, and walk, about (up to half a mile at a time) for most of an eight hour shift.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas commercial driver's license (CDL) is preferred, and may be required based on job assignment. When a CDL is required, the class and endorsements will vary according to the requirements of the specific position.
An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
Required Experience and Training:
Six months of experience in the operation of motor vehicles. An equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal record check.
Starting pay for current City employees will be determined by City of Wichita policy or applicable bargaining unit agreement.
Equipment Operator Ii-Streets
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Inclement Weather Classification: Essential
An employee in this class operates heavy equipment and a variety of specialized power equipment including dry saw, wet saw, and jack hammer for job completion of street and sidewalk maintenance. Work involves forming and finishing concrete such as curb and sidewalk, installing pipe for storm sewer systems, and other general street maintenance such as spraying and cleaning storm drains. The employee provides tree removal, ice and snow removal, and repair in emergency situations. Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules and policies. The employee sets, forms, pours and finishes concrete to repair curbs, gutters, driveways, and sidewalks; performs street repairs and asphalt patching; lays asphalt; clears roadside and other City properties. Work is performed under the supervision of the Streets Superintendent and is evaluated through daily observation. This classification is considered non-exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Examples of Duties
Sets, forms, pours and finishes concrete to repair curbs, gutters, driveways, and sidewalks; performs street repairs and patching; lays asphalt; clears roadside and other City properties by cutting brush, raking and hoeing
Breaks up pavements, dig holes, cuts trenches, excavates and fills in holes in streets and other paved surfaces, using sledge hammer, shovel, pick, spade, rake, hoe, hand tools or jackhammer; patches and paves streets and other paved surfaces
Drives dump trucks to move materials and debris on and off job sites
Cleans and removes debris from streets, gutters, storm drains, catch basins, drainage ditches, sidewalks, and street construction sites by shoveling, raking, sweeping, and picking up debris; removes ice and snow from the streets
Uses chain saw and loppers to cut limbs in order to remove sight distance hazards
Uses weed eater to edge grass off curbing and along edges of sidewalks
Drives snow plow to clear streets from snow and ice
Uses air compressor to blow out cracks and hot lance to dry the cracks
Operates pickup and other maintenance equipment and performs routine maintenance on equipment; operates power street sweeper per rotating assignment; maintains and replaces sweeper brooms and liquids
Performs general street maintenance such as spraying and cleaning storm drains
Responds to calls on weekends and nights in all kinds of weather
Maintains a CDL License
Performs related duties as assigned
Considerable knowledge of automotive and mechanical equipment operation and general maintenance work performed by a municipality
Considerable knowledge of practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in public streets and traffic marking field construction, repair, and maintenance work
Considerable knowledge of procedures and techniques of concrete and asphalt work; hazards associated with the work and proper safety precaution.
Skill in concrete construction
Ability to operate a backhoe, forklift, loader, mower, tractor, dump truck, leaf blower, weed eater, tamp, jackhammer and other maintenance equipment
Ability to follow safety procedures
Ability to follow standard operating procedure for all street division functions
Ability to receive and carry out instructions provided by a supervisor
Ability to identify and report to a supervisor the maintenance needs of various structures, grounds, and facilities
Ability to perform all street maintenance manual functions
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED equivalency, plus some prior equipment operation and maintenance experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is required. Supplemental Information
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Work in this class is described as medium and frequently requires physical exertion to complete tasks and move objects. This employee must have the visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness or work assigned. Work typically involves the ability to physically preform the basic life operational functions of climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions. The worker is required to have the visual acuity to be the operator of trucks, forklifts, cranes, and other equipment. Employee is subject to hazards, including mechanical equipment, electrical current, noise and vibration and atmospheric conditions due to exposure to fumes, odors, and dusts. Working conditions include both inside and outside environmental conditions.
- Commercial Driver's License
Utility Plant Operator Trainee, Or Utility Plant Operator I Or II, Or Senior Utility Plant Operator
Nature Of Work
Water is Life! Join a hardworking team that is committed to provide safe and quality drinking water to the Town of Leesburg customers.
The Water Supply Division of the Department of Utilities is seeking an entry level or journey level water plant operator to add to it's team. The Department of Utilities operates a 12.5 million gallon per day filtration plant and a state certified microbiology laboratory. Come join a department that prides itself in high performance and has received numerous awards from organizations such as VDH and VML.
What you'll be doing....
Work involves operating the water filtration plant and monitoring the process from a control board. Operators will monitor water quality by completing laboratory tests throughout the process to ensure high quality drinking water.
Utility Plant Operator Trainee:
HS/GED; ability to obtain a Class IV Water Works Operator License within one (1) year of employment; ability to obtain a Class III Water Works Operators License within three (3) years of obtaining Class IV license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; certifications in CPR/AED and First Aid or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment: knowledge in MS Suite applications and computer program applications appropriate to the position; available and able to work shifts (nights, weekends and holidays).
Utility Plant Operator I:
HS/GED and one (1) year of experience operating a water or wastewater treatment plant facility; possession of a current Class III Water Works Operator License as issued by Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); water or environmental laboratory experience; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; certification in CPR / AED First Aid or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment; knowledge and familiarity with Virginia Waterworks Regulations; knowledge in MS Suite applications and computer program applications appropriate to the position.; available to work shifts (nights, weekends and holidays).
Utility Plant Operator II
HS/GED and two (2) years of progressively responsible work in water or wastewater treatment; water and/or Microbiology laboratory experience; possession of a Class II Water Works Operator License Operator's license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); certifications in CPR/AED First Aid or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; experience with industrial computer control systems (SCADA) and process control system; available to work shifts (nights, weekends and holidays).
Senior Utility Plant Operator:
HS/GED plus five (5) years of progressively responsible work in water or wastewater treatment; Water and or Microbiology laboratory experience; possession of a Class I Water Works Operator License Operator's license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR); possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; experience with industrial computer control system (SCADA) and process control system; completion of relevant NIMS ICS training courses within six (6)months of hire date; available and able to work shifts (nights, weekends, holidays).
Utility Plant Operator Trainee:
Class IV License Water Works Operator License issued by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); Water or environmental laboratory experience; bilingual in English/Spanish.
Utility Plant Operator I:
Backflow device certification; experience with SCADA and Process Control Systems; completion of VDH/VWEA Operators Short School – Virginia Tech; bilingual in English/Spanish.
Utility Plant Operator II:
Associates or Bachelors degree in Biology, Chemistry or other related science; backflow device certification; completion of VA Water Operators Short, School Level 2;bilingual in English/Spanish.
Senior Utility Plant Operator:
Associates or Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry or other related science; completion of VA Operators Short School, Level 3; supervisory and training experience; backflow device certification; possession of a valid commercial driver's license with appropriate endorsements and a safe driving record; bilingual in English/Spanish.
For more information about the Department of Utilities go to: https://www.leesburgva.gov/government/departments/utilities-water-sewer.
The Town offers a competitive benefits package and compensation is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.
Mill Operator 4 - Reagents Operator
Coeur Mining, Inc. is a well-diversified growing precious metals producer with five operations in North America. Coeur's wholly-owned operations include the Palmarejo silver-gold complex in Mexico, the Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine in British Columbia, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada, the Kensington gold mine in Alaska, and the Wharf gold mine in South Dakota. In addition, the Company owns the La Preciosa project in Mexico, a silver-gold exploration stage project. Coeur also conducts numerous exploration activities in North and South America. Coeur's headquarters are located in Chicago, IL.
The Coeur Silvertip mine located in British Columbia, just 10 miles south of the Yukon border is seeking a Mill Operator 4 – Reagents Operator to work in a camp-based environment rotating on 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off schedule.
If you are motivated by unique challenges, change, working in a remote location and work-life balance with the flexibility of a rotational schedule, this opportunity is for you!
The Mill Operator 4 – Reagents Operator will be responsible for assisting with the Hydrastroke feeder, a jaw crusher and associated equipment, completing minor maintenance (greasing, etc), and bagging lead concentrate in preparation for shipment. The Reagents Operator is predominantly responsible for ensuring all reagents are mixed properly in a timely manner, while maintaining a clean work area.
The Mill Operator 4 – Reagents Operator will reside in the Mill Operations department and will report to the Mill Supervisor.
Operation of Pumps, Conveying systems, Crushers, Overhead cranes and light equipment;
Perform pre-operational checks, and operate equipment according to Safe Operating Procedures;
Monitor equipment and processes and ensure equipment deficiencies and operational issues are reported clearly and expediently;
Conduct troubleshooting activities when problems arise;
Complete Operator Report Sheets and Daily Log Books.
All other duties as assigned.
Previous experience in an industrial environment;
Previous experience in mineral processing plant or crushing plant;
Previous experience with industrial chemicals;
Valid driver's license;
Physically fit to perform the duties of the position;
Strong problem-solving, teamwork and ability to develop and foster strong working relationships;
Strong sense of integrity, ethics and desire to positively impact the environment;
Strong communication skills, written and verbal;
Ability to work with a diverse cross-cultural workforce.
At Coeur, we PROTECT our people, places and planet, DEVELOP quality resources, growth and plans, and DELIVER impactful results through teamwork. To become a part of our team and to work together to tackle challenges head-on apply www.coeur.com/company/careers for this position.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Supervisor (Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Foreman)
Help Duties Summary
Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?
You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions.
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.
Learn more about this agency
This position is located in the Facilities Department at the Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) Lompoc, CA. The incumbent trains and supervises staff and inmate workers involved in the operation of a primary and secondary wastewater treatment plant responsible for the operation, new construction, repair, improvement, and maintenance of all equipment within the plant.
The incumbent is responsible for the treatment of all wastewater produced by the institution and/or the residential housing area. In accordance with this position, the incumbent must be licensed in compliance with state and/or federal requirements. The incumbent will be required to maintain at a minimum a Grade 2 wastewater license through the California Water Quality Board.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.
- Job family (Series)
5408 Sewage Disposal Plant Operating
Operators, Wastewater System
Operators, Wastewater Treatment Plant
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators
Wastewater Treatment System Operators
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is Required.
See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
Selective Service Requirement: http://www.sss.gov
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1)this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy.
To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: Click Here
The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy.
To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.
Applicants must have had sufficient training and experience to show their ability to perform the duties of the position.
Qualifications will be determined by comparing your application to the responses to the Applicant Assessment Questions against the guidelines found in the Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations, WS-5408 series.
To qualify for this position, you MUST meet the Barely Acceptable level on both screen-out elements (Ability to supervise) and (Aptitude for work with prisoners); receive at least one half of the total possible points; AND you must furnish detailed information on your resume to support your assessment responses to demonstrate that you clearly possess the experience and skills to successfully perform the duties of this position at the journeyman level. Failure to specifically identify skills equivalent to a journeyman in this field may result in your score being lowered or in being found ineligible for this vacancy.
The screen-out elements are a critical self-assessment of the applicants experience and are essential for satisfactory job performance.
Selective Placement Factor:
Applicants applying for this position MUST also possess the following Selective Factor. In the event you do not possess the Selective Factor, you will be found ineligible for the position.
- Applicant must possess a current and valid California Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification (Grade II), or higher, or equivalent reciprocity. For a state to have reciprocity with California, the experience and education requirement must be comparable to the State of California, and it must grant reciprocal privileges to California certificate holders.
NOTE: ALL applicants must clearly address the Selective Factor in their resume and MUST upload certification. Certification MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply.
Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.
See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.
Machine Operator Iv-Senior Operator
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 117,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.
STATEMENT OF JOB
Reporting to the Production Supervisor, responsible to provide supervision to production employees in department(s) including work scheduling and assignment, employee training, ensuring production quality and quantity requirements are met, administering safety, communication and equipment maintenance, administrative duties include eTime labor verifications, and SAP transactions. This position requires Associates placed in the position to successfully complete specific training. These training requirements can be located on the Marinette Operations Training Matrix.
ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, AND SAFETY OBLIGATIONS
Comply with the following Environmental, Health and Safety duties as a condition of employment:
Comply with safety rules
Attend and Participate in Safety Training
Participate actively in the safety process
Ask questions if something isn't known
Report all accidents and injuries immediately
Submit suggestions to improve safety
Know responsibilities in the event of an emergency (i.e. what to do in the event of an alarm for fire, chemical spills, tornados, etc.)
Be a coach to others who are acting unsafely
Must have Lock-out tags after 6 months
Attend and participate in all hazardous and non-hazardous waste trainings.
Ability to recognize chemical hazardous labels.
Spill management and clean-up.
Air shutoff locations.
Capability to follow satellite accumulation rules and requirements.
Proficiency to recognize hazardous wastes in your area and manage properly.
Must be 18 years of age and have a HS Diploma or equivalent. Preference given to candidates possessing post-secondary education in manufacturing or relevant business related coursework. 3 – 5 years experience on a manufacturing environment.
1.Must possess creativity/adaptability to successfully manage Department to effectively address changing business conditions and to achieve objectives.
2.Must provide effective supervision of assigned employees to achieve desired results. Attributes necessary to meet this need may include communications, motivation, team building, employee involvement, diplomacy, delegating, etc. skills as well as confidence and enthusiasm.
3.Must possess thorough and relevant manufacturing knowledge.
4.Position requires occasional exercise of decision making, problem solving, policy or procedure interpretation and facilitation skills.
5.Ability to handle responsibilities with effective interpersonal skills and to effectively interface with others inside and outside the Company is required.
6.Position requires computer skills including Microsoft Word and ExceRP software; with SAP knowledge a plus.
7.May generally lead 15 to 30 employees.
8.Keep Production Supervisor informed of all pertinent information and developments.
9.Position requires extensive standing and walking as part of normal job duties.
10. Candidate must be skilled in nature in order to function in an environment where a variety of occupational skills may be required.
11. Position requires ability to work in a normal production plant environment.
12. Inventory monitoring, labor error corrections, correct negative messages, reject suspense, track part shortages, and update manufacturing schedules and e-time.
13. Will be responsible for monitory the process of incoming and outgoing inventory this will be accomplished by working with a designated planner.
14. Occasionally operates production equipment and tools.
15. Supplementary assistance to line operators.
16. Train employees in operation of equipment, as needed, in operation setup and trainer level proficiency.
17. Support to shift Production Supervisor in areas of production: scheduling, manpower planning and vacation planning.
18. Lead and support projects and assignments as assigned by Production Supervisor.
19. Raw material CNS planning, parts procurement, staging and line support; with the support of SAP tools.
Operator 2- Special Test Operator
Help us build the DNA of tech.
Vishay, Columbus Nebraska is currently seeking a full time Special Test Operatorresponsible for performing resistance reading on readout systems in accordance with customer specifications.
Receives parts to be read, checks production order for set-up, transfers the necessary information to the computer and calibrates the readout machines as required.
Perform GARD testing, 1st readings, final readings and compute and remove operation.
Must be able to identify equipment malfunctions and notify the Supervisor or Material Handler if such problems occur.
Equipment utilization: Works with various Testing and GARD machines.
Participates in continuous improvement activities.
Under general supervision, proceeds independently in performing regular duties, referring questionable cases to the Supervisor or others according to established procedures.
Engaged in the Division's Continuous Improvement Lean program, by providing evidence through the use either the JM (Job Method), 5s Audits, improvement on 8 types of waste.
Assumes the ability to operate machinery and equipment, read blueprints and interpret routine production specifications. Repetitive or routine duties involving use of various procedures and the application of clearly prescribed standard practices which require making minor decision sand the use of some recurring judgment in the quality checking of work, identification of errors, or deciding when to request assistance.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Repetitive, continuous physical activity is required. Light to three-pound objects is handled. May involve prolonged sitting or standing and the manipulation or manual controls or hand tools. May involve prolonged sitting or standing and the manipulation or manual controls of hand tools. Good working conditions. Occasion exposure to one or more disagreeable elements such as dust, dirt, fumes, heat, cold, noise, vibration, moisture or oil.
With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.
Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.
Nearest Major Market: Lincoln
Apply now "
Find similar jobs:
Manufacturing, Americas_cs, Americas_cn, Americas_bs, Americas
× Sign in
We noticed that you are already a member of our Talent Community. Please enter your password to continue.
United States Tulsa: Machine Operator - Sr Machine Operator
We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.
Job Posting Title: United States Tulsa: Machine Operator
Description from Job Capsule: Under general supervision, sets up, adjusts, and operates a variety of machine tools which may include numerical control/computerized numeric control lathes, mills, drills, computerized numerical control/numerical control and /or manual machines.
May be required to read blueprints, perform varying levels of shop mathematics associated with machining operations, and perform inspection procedures to verify work. May have a demonstrated expertise in a particular machining process or machine type or work on one single purpose machine which may involve multiple machining processes. Skills typically acquired through 2-3 years related machining experience.
Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available, including Machine Operator and Senior Machine Operator.
Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.
835 W 41st St South, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74104, United States
Requisition Number: 77950
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Product Service Line: Artificial Lift
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Additional Locations for this position:
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma
Job Segment: Machinist, Equipment Operator, Inspector, Supply, Industrial, Manufacturing, Operations, Quality
Equipment Operator II - Street Maintenance- G11
Major Duties and Responsibilities Benefits Supplemental Questions
Operates a dump truck; retrieves and disposes of construction materials. Operates a backhoe in support of the work of a street maintenance crew.
Performs basic maintenance of assigned equipment; performs pre-trip inspections. Directs traffic at work sites. Picks up and delivers supplies in support of a street maintenance crew.
Assists in the work of various crews including concrete crews engaged in the construction, repair, and maintenance of sidewalks, curbs, and gutters. Puts up and breaks down fences; pours concrete; removes and replaces guard rails; replaces inlet tops; places traffic barriers; removes graffiti. Assists in the repair of potholes; operates jackhammers and other tools.
Assists in the repair of asphalt driveways; repairs asphalt cuts. Carries out a continuous effort to improve operations, work processes, and works cooperatively and jointly to provide continuous improvement and customer-driven service. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques utilized in the performance of street maintenance activities.
Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the performance of street maintenance activities.
Knowledge of the safe operation of assigned equipment. Skill in problem solving and decision-making. Skill in the operation of hand tools and other equipment including roller, tamper, sealing tank, and patch truck. Skill in oral and written communication.
Minimum Educational and Training
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the occupational field, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for two years. Must possess a Valid Commercial Driver's License.
The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.
The work is typically performed outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.
Drinking Water Treatment Plant Operator
Do you have a passion for the environment? A love of science and chemistry? This job may be just what you are looking for! A drinking water plant operator oversees the process and equipment that treat water to make it safe to drink in our local communities. This position will require you to be able to work various hours across all shifts, including weekends and holidays. This position will be based out of our water treatment facilities in Butler and Kittanning, PA.
Actively involved in or makes process control decisions associated with the operation and maintenance of water purification systems and related wastewater processes.
Operates, maintains, controls and performs routine repair of plant equipment including preventive maintenance duties. Establishes, maintains and controls flow through the water treatment process and into and within the distribution system.
Maintains process control through the water treatment and wastewater processes including the establishment, maintenance, calibration and adjustment of chemical feed rates necessary to optimize the process operation.
Monitors the water treatment plant and water distribution system and makes adjustments as necessary to control their operation. Maintains all necessary records.
Performs water quality sampling, testing and analysis to determine compliance with federal, state and PAWC's standards. Loads, unloads,handles, batches, and places water treatment plant chemicals into storage.
Operates and maintains raw water facilities including reservoir supply, transmission and pumping facilities.
Performs general maintenance duties at water treatment plant and related facilities and other assigned duties.
Working knowledge of basic mechanical and automated control systems.
Knowledge of water treatment processes, basic scientific concepts, water quality standards, and regulation and company procedures.
GED/High School graduate or state recognized education equivalency certificate.
College course work and/or degree in biology, chemistry, environmental science or engineering curriculum are desired.
Continuing education as needed for Operator certification renewal.
DEP Water Class A license preferred
Must have a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.
Environmental conditions including contact with water, chemicals, fumes, odors and dust as a result of working with and handling potentially hazardous water treatment and laboratory chemicals.
Minimum exposure to inclement weather mostly of short duration.
Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing™
American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.
Making better hires starts with building better job descriptions
- Browse 100s of templates across 40+ industries
- Customize your template with your company info & job requirements
- Post it to 20+ job boards in seconds – for FREE!