Water Treatment Plant Operator
Water Treatment Plant Operator Night Shift
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Review quality control results and trends in plant performance to evaluate operational adjustments • Make operational adjustments based on quality control results and plant performance • Monitor status of water distribution system and implement adjustments based upon known values and conditions • Maintain detailed records of quality control results and operational adjustments • Establish adequate quantities and appropriate feed rates of treatment chemicals • Perform general plant housekeeping/cleaning • Other miscellaneous duties as required by the chief operator or supervisor • Proper utilization of all computers, recording devices, meters, machines, pumps and motors • Accurate and timely records of the plant status and operational conditions
PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS: • A high school diploma or GED equivalency required Associate Degree (two-year college or technical school) preferred • Ability to use Microsoft Windows, MS Office, understand charts and graphs and interpret results required • Knowledge of (SCADA) software a plus • Tennessee certification as Grade III or IV Water Treatment Plant Operator preferred but not required. Must be able to obtain a minimum of a Grade III certification within 18 months of qualifying • Hold and maintain a Tennessee Class D vehicle operator’s license • Ability to work a 6p to 6a schedule (to include every other weekend and scheduled holidays)
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of chemicals or equipment • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, and ability to enter and exit manholes and pits • Ability to handle high-pressure water hoses • Ability to wear self-contained breathing apparatus for extended periods.
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