Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator (I, II, or III) (Valdosta)

Compensation

: $74,845.00 - $126,670.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Energy/Power



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Job

This position is responsible for assisting in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant and for the completion of required training. This job is a safety sensitive position that will require a pre-employment drug test and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Barrow County Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

Major Duties:
Assists in monitoring and adjusting the processing system to meet demand; assists in inspecting plant grounds, checking gauges, and taking readings; assists in monitoring flow levels, pumps, motors and valves.
Assists in monitoring overall plant operations via the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.
Assists in taking samples and testing chemical levels throughout the plant on a regular basis.
Assists in adjusting chemical feeders as needed.
Assists in monitoring flow throughout the plant to ensure proper operation. Assists in making equipment repairs and responds to breakdowns.
Assists in maintaining log books and computer files containing laboratory analysis results, distribution system changes, filter backwash readings, process control changes, chemical inventory, and other pertinent information; documents all problems or complaints.
Attends job-related training; remains current on revisions to pertinent policies, procedures, rules, regulations, requirements and standards.
Performs related duties.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Minimum Qualifications Vary:
Trainee
Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
No experience requirements.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Class III Operator
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, 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 one to two years.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Possession of or ability to readily obtain Class III state-certified license for wastewater treatment.
Class II Operator
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, 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 one to two years.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain Class II state-certified license for wastewater treatment. Class I Operator
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years' experience or service.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain Class I state-certified license for wastewater treatment.

Supplemental information

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping, The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.
  • The work is typically performed in an office, a laboratory and outdoors. The employee may be exposed to dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, or irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

  • Associated topics: climate, fault, gauge, hazard, inspector, safe, safety, treatment, waste, wastewater treatment plant * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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