Plant Operator I

Description : Plant Operator I
General Statement of Duties

Performs skilled work in the operation and maintenance of water reclamation systems, while maintaining maximum efficiency of plant equipment including preventative, predictive and emergency maintenance while taking great pride in plant cleanliness and appearance.
Organizational Responsibilities
Works under the direction of both Operations Process and Maintenance Leads. This position requires a 40-hour work week and is an on-call position. Must live within 30 minutes of the plant and be able to arrive at the plant within 30 minutes of an alarm. Maintaining an acceptable MVR is required as this position may use a company vehicle.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Controls and monitors, both manually and through the use of a process control computer, mechanical equipment designed to operate water reclamation systems, to maintain NPDES effluent and EPA Biosolids permit compliance.
  •  Monitors unit process variables and initiates process control changes as determined through calculations and test procedures, under close supervision of the Operations Process Lead, in order to achieve effluent quality goals.
  •  Collects samples in compliance with NPDES and EPA permit sampling requirements; collects samples for process control analysis and reporting.
  •  Performs mechanical maintenance, adjustments and inspections on equipment as directed, and assists in providing a neat and orderly facility through grounds keeping, building and vehicle maintenance, under supervision of the Operations Maintenance Lead. Communicates equipment problems to appropriate staff.
  •  Coordinates with staff and participates in major maintenance operations and projects.
  •  Performs process control and other laboratory testing as required.
  •  Performs data processing functions including, but not limited to, process control tracking, maintenance data management and the daily flows spreadsheet. May assist in data reporting.
  •  Assist with conducting tours of the plant for members of the public, other public agencies, and school groups.
  •  After securing a State of Colorado “D” certification, the operator may participate in the on-call rotation, which requires being within 30 minutes of the plant to respond to alarms. Responds to plant emergencies on a 24-hour basis.
  •  Must comply with standard operating procedures and safety standards.
  •  Performs other duties as required.
These duties are not all inclusive, but represent items that are critical to successfully accomplishing this particular position.
Education and Experience
 High school diploma or equivalent.

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Deadline for Applying : Open until filled