Wastewater Operator

Overview

End Date:
12/17/2018
Date Posted:
11/26/2018
Job Code:
Insp-OpD
Location:
Waste Water Plant
Address:
109 3rd Ave S
City:
Franklin
State:
TN
Country:
United States of America
Maximum Salary:
26.11
Minimum Salary:
18.5

Description

 

Purpose of Job

Monitors, maintains, and operates controls of wastewater plant equipment. 

Essential Job Duties 

A.  Monitor wastewater plant  

  • Monitors the operation of plant controls, valves, pumps, aeration, chlorine and sulfur dioxide injection systems, and activated sludge aeration systems, digesters, D.A.F. systems, grit chamber equipment, equalization basins, flow control systems, clarifiers, etc.
  • Performs preventive maintenance to wastewater plant equipment including cleaning equipment, facilities and tanks, unclogging sprayers and traps, and performing the shutdown and start-up of plant equipment as required.
  • Performs various laboratory tests to ensure proper chemical doses, tests water at different stages of production.
  • Monitors flow rates; keeping logs and records; collects and stores samples, weighs tanks and performs temperature readings to ensure proper operation of plant processes.
  • Conducts hourly rounds to inspect and record plant operations.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Qualifications

Education and Experience: The required knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform job duties are normally acquired through attainment of an Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Required Certifications/Licenses:                     

Ability to obtain a Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Operator’s Certification