Plant Operator II

Description : Plant Operator II
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 the 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, test procedures and independent judgment 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 maintenance on all mechanical and electrical equipment, systems, and structures of the wastewater treatment facility including buildings, pumps, motors, HVAC, vehicles, and heavy equipment.
  •  Assists in providing a neat and orderly facility and communicates equipment problems to appropriate staff.
  •  Assists in determining and specifying maintenance and repair requirements for plant equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  •  Coordinates with staff and participates in major maintenance operations and projects.
  •  Operates heavy equipment such as the loader, skid steer, forklift, tractor, mower, and trailer jockey.
  •  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 daily flows spreadsheet. May provide summary reports at weekly staff meeting and provide large data reports, as required.
  •  Coordinate and assist the Operations Process Lead in completing the annual CDPHE reports for reuse, biosolids, and stormwater programs.
  •  Assist with conducting tours of the plant for members of the public, other public agencies, and school groups.
  •  Collaborate on writing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures.
  •  Coordinates with reuse users and the contracted hauler for solids handling schedule.
  •  May participate in CDPHE workgroups.
  •  May participate in the on-call rotation, which requires the Operator to be within 30 min 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 accomplish this particular position.

Education and Experience
  •  High school diploma or equivalent.
  •  2 years’ experience in wastewater treatment plant operations or industrial maintenance.
  •  An equivalent combination of education, training and relevant job experience may be substituted.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  •  Thorough, detail oriented, well organized.
  •  Very good written/verbal communication skills.
  •  Ability to work independently and under limited supervision.

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Deadline for Applying : Open until filled