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Wastewater Treatment Operator

Banks County Public Utilities Department
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Ends: September 27, 2020
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Banks County is now accepting applications for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.  Full benefit package, individual health insurance paid at 100%, 13 paid holidays, PTO accrual.  Salary will be based on experience.  Salary Range – Trainee – Class I Operator: $29,120 - $52,917 depending on level of certification.  See Attached job description.  Email resume’s to: hgee@co.banks.ga.us

Water Treatment Plant Operators-Class I or II license required

Piedmont Water Company
Ends: September 17, 2020
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Water Treatment Plant Operators-Class I or II license required

Piedmont Water Company is opening a water treatment plant and would love for you to join our family!

Requirements:

Valid Class I or  Class II Water Operator license

Prefer minimum of 1-2 years in surface water treatment plant facility

High school diploma or equivalent

Valid Georgia driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment

Ability to work night, day, weekends, and/or holiday shifts

Must pass pre-employment background check & drug screening

 

Duties:

Procure samples for testing

Mix chemicals

Perform general maintenance on equipment

Enter data into a log book or computer spreadsheet or chart

Review and submit data to regulatory bodies

Ability to lift 50+ lbs. frequently

Ability to work alone for shift

Ability to walk up and down stairs and ladders regularly

 

Competitive pay & benefits like medical, life, disability, dental, & vision insurance.  401k program with company match. Paid Time Off program and paid holidays offered. Drug Free Workplace. Please send resumes to employment@piedmontwater.com

Water Treatment Plant Supervisor

Piedmont Water Company
Ends: September 17, 2020
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Water Treatment Plant Supervisor

Piedmont Water Company is opening a water treatment plant and would love for you to join our family!

Requirements:

Valid Georgia Class I  Water Operator’s license

Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in SURFACE Water Treatment Plant facility

Minimum of 3+ years’ supervisory experience

Knowledge of state & federal laws governing WTP facility & of water treatment techniques, application of chemicals, use of equipment, etc.

Excellent communication & problem solving skills

High school diploma or equivalent

Valid Georgia driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment

Ability to work night, day, weekends, and/or holiday shifts

Pre-employment background check & drug screening

Duties:

Manage and oversee daily operations of Water Operators on varying shifts

Oversee all requirements with plant permits, state & federal laws, safety standards, county policies & Company policies

Perform administrative tasks like data entry, generating reports, order supplies, read blue prints, etc.

Develop & oversee Water Operator work schedules, training, discipline issues, etc.

Evaluate & prepare budget & safety procedures for WTP

 

Competitive pay & benefits like medical, life, disability, dental, & vision insurance.  401k program with company match. Paid Time Off program and paid holidays offered. Drug Free Workplace.  Please send resumes to employment@piedmontwater.com

 

Water Plant Operators

City of Milledgeville
Ends: September 15, 2020
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CITY OF MILLEDGEVILLE                       JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:                                 Water Plant Operators

(All Levels: Trainees, Class III, II and Class I)

  

DEPARTMENT:                          Water Treatment Plant #2

SCHEDULE: Full-Time – On Call Duty Work Required

                                                   

SALARY:                                     Negotiable – Dependent upon certification and experience.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:             June 18, 2020 - Until Filled

 

JOB SUMMARY:

             This position is responsible for assisting in the operation of a water treatment plant.  Duties include monitoring treatment processes and making necessary adjustments as indicated by current conditions.   Inspects plant equipment and monitors performance of machinery and equipment used to control the treatment process.  Prepares inspection sheet logs and flow charts; maintains records and prepares reports as required.  Collects water samples and performs standard tests such as ph, chlorine, fluoride, iron, and other tests to control quality.  Receives, logs, and stores incoming chemical and supply shipments. Maintains buildings and grounds, including cutting of grass.

 

 KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Knowledge of water treatment processes
  • Knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, hydraulic principals, and computer skills
  • Knowledge of handling and containing hazardous chemicals such as chlorine and fluoride acid
  • Knowledge of laboratory procedures and safety procedures.

 

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:      

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • State of Georgia Drivers License
  • Possession of or ability to obtain State of Georgia Class III Water Operator Certification within one year after hire date.
  • Ability to operate and maintain plant equipment and machinery
  • Ability to climb ladders and perform work in high places
  • Skill in the use of self-contained breathing apparatus and related equipment
  • Skill in oral and written communications
  • Ability to follow all required safety procedures
  • Willing to travel out of town with some overnight stay
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds over head

 

 Fill out an application on line at www.milledgevillega.us and email it to mgraham@milledgevillega

(Note: The listed duties are illustrative only and are not intended to describe each and every function which may be performed in the job class.  The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position)

Waste Water Collections System Operator

Cherokee County Water And Sewerage Authority
Ends: September 8, 2020
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Waste Water Collections System Operator…Cherokee County Water And Sewerage Authority

 

Must already possess or must obtain a Waste Water Collections Operator license within one year from the date of hire.

 

Operator will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of multiple wastewater lift stations.

 

Applicant must also have the ability to perform general labor including but not limited to operating a boom truck, pulling pumps from wet wells, wiring pumps, facilities & grounds maintenance, heavy lifting, ability to work from a ladder or other aerial equipment, and any other tasks as assigned by supervision.

 

The Authority prefers individual with electrical experience who can learn to troubleshoot control panels and understand electrical schematics.

 

The ability to repair and/or perform preventative maintenance tasks on pumps, motors, valves, and other equipment is required.

 

Basic computer skills with the ability to learn and operate a work order system as well as the ability to interpret electrical and mechanical drawings/plans.

 

Must be dependable, able work on-call status on a systematic basis, and complete work assignments during and/or after normal working hours as required.

 

Competitive pay, on-the-job paid training, and exceptional benefits included!

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer and a certified Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace.

 

Apply: https://bit.ly/2BNJGPq

Questions: 770-479-1813 (HR Department)

Water & Wastewater Superintendent

City of Sylvester
Ends: August 1, 2020
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Water & Wastewater Superintendent                                                      WWW/1   

Water & Wastewater

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

This position is responsible for managing the water and wastewater treatment operations of the city.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Conducts water treatment to provide safe drinking water to the city.
  • Ensures the department is environmentally safe with discharge of wastewater.
  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of the water and wastewater departments.
  • Ensures the department stays within wastewater permit from EPD for all aspects of treating wastewater.
  • Maintains budgets for both departments.
  • Deals with the public and customers.
  • Oversees large utility projects.
  • Troubleshoots electrical and pump problems at wells and lift stations.
  • Operates heavy equipment.
  • Attends all project meetings as well as council meetings and department head meetings.
  • Orders all materials and chemicals.
  • Maintains water and sewer system.
  • Ensures all employees follow safety policies.
  • Fills out and maintains all monthly reports; discharges monitoring reports for water and sewer department.
  • Maintains all lab records.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

  • Knowledge of chemicals and equipment used in treatment process.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and DOT rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of current EPD discharge permit and EPA and EPD regulations.
  • Knowledge of the city’s water and sewer system.
  • Knowledge of all fittings, pipes, and parts used throughout the water and sewer system.
  • Knowledge of pumps, motors, and other power sources.
  • Skill in supervision.
  • Skill in customer service.  
  • Skill in working heavy equipment such as backhoe, trencher, excavator, and bulldozer.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

The City Manager assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives. The work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.

 

GUIDELINES

 

Guidelines include safety guidelines, EPD rules and regulations, and department policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

  • The work consists of varied water & wastewater treatment supervisory duties. Inclement weather and working with multiple employees contribute to the complexity of the position.
  • The purpose of this position is to supervise the operations of the city’s water and wastewater treatment operations. Successful performance helps ensure safe drinking water and a problem-free sewer system for the city.

 

 

CONTACTS

                                                    

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, Sewer Department, Water Department, and citizens.
  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information; to provide services; and to resolve problems.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. The employee frequently lifts heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes a sense of smell.
  • The work is typically performed in a stockroom, warehouse, a very noisy place, outdoors, and occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee is exposed to dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, and contagious of infectious diseases or irritating chemicals. The work may require the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, and gloves.

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

 

This position has direct supervision over Sewer Supervisor (1), Sewer Service Worker (2), Water Supervisor (1), Heavy Equipment Operator (1), and Water Service Worker (2)/

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

 

  • More than two years of related supervisory experience required.
  • 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 a Georgia state-certified license for Water Treatment Class 3 and Biological Wastewater Treatment Class 2.

WATER PLANT OPERATOR II

City of Rock Hill, South Carolina
Ends: August 24, 2020
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The City of Rock Hill, South Carolina has immediate openings at our Water Treatment Plant.

 

POSITION:   WATER PLANT OPERATOR II – UTILITIES – WATER & SEWER

                        WATER TREATMENT PLANT (Job # 781920)

           

SALARY:      $25.00 (SC, B License) - $28.00 (SC, A License) Per Hour Depending on Licensing and Years of Experience within the license.

 

NOTE:           12 HOUR SHIFTS (6 p.m. to 6 a.m.) 7 DAYS ON AND 7 DAYS OFF)

 

 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent, and supplemented by at least two years’ experience in water plant operation or related work; or the equivalent combination of acceptable knowledge, training and experience may be considered; must possess a state certification from SC LLR as a B level (or higher) water operator.

 

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of the process involved in the pumping and purification of water, including chemical tests and microbiological testing.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices applied to the operation and light maintenance of pumps and similar machinery, including proper methods of lubricating equipment.
  • Skill in the use and care of the tools and equipment used in the plant.
  • Ability to inspect water treatment plant equipment in operation and to detect flaws and abnormalities in operation.
  • Ability to efficiently and safely operate all equipment used in water treatment plant operations and make minor repairs.
  • Ability to read meters and charts accurately and to maintain routine records of shift operations.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers.  Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Responsible for day-to-day operations, including control and maintenance of a 36-million gallons per day (MGD) surface water treatment facility.
  • Monitors and operates plant’s SCADA system, controlling pressure and flow of water in the distribution system.
  • Analyzes laboratory data and operator logs to achieve maximum water quality at economical costs.
  • Calibrates the water monitoring equipment and chemical feed machines and records changes.
  • Performs all required chemical and physical laboratory analysis of raw, coagulated, finished and tap water each hour to insure water quality.
  • Performs bacteria analysis of raw, finished and river water for total coliform or E.coli content; records results.
  • Operates and monitors all pumps at the Filter Plant and both the lake and river raw water intakes and reports any abnormal conditions to the plant’s supervisor.
  • Maintains equipment, buildings and grounds in a clean and orderly manner; keeps adequate supply and daily inventory of chemicals used.
  • Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.

 

For information about the City of Rock Hill and to apply please visit www.cityofrockhill.com or https://onlinejobs.cityofrockhill.com/onlineJobs.aspx .

 

 

The City of Rock Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, political affiliation, disability, national origin, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), or age.

 

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Monroe
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Ends: August 19, 2020
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Water Treatment Plant Operator
Posted: 5/20/2020
End Date: UNTIL FILLED


The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator. This position is responsible for operating a water treatment plant.


Qualified applicants must:
• Have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); 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.
• Have possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate. 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.


To perform this position successfully applicants must have…
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of citizens or employees of the City.
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary range for this position is: Level III $24,952 to $57,068 Level II $28,752 to $63,447 Level I $32,552 to $69,826. Actual starting salary within this range is dependent upon applicant’s qualifications.

Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 215 N. Broad Street, Monroe, GA 30655 or printed from the City website at www.monroega.com (under Government/Job Opportunities). A full job description is available at City Hall. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application but may be attached. Completed job applications must be returned to/received by City Hall at the above address or by mail to City of Monroe, attn.: HR, PO Box 1249, Monroe, GA, 30655


The City of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified Drug-Free Work Place.


Per Georgia Code 34-9-414 be advised that the City of Monroe does pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, post rehabilitation, and routine fitness-for-duty (random) drug testing.

Water Treatment Plant Manager

City of Monroe
$46,210 to $92,387
Ends: September 30, 2020
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
JOB POSTING
Water Treatment Plant Manager
Posted: 5/20/2020
End Date: Until Filled


The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of WTP Manager. This position is responsible for operating and managing a water treatment plant & lab.


Qualifications:
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 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.
• Georgia Class I Water Operator’s Licenses required. 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.


To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• 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.
• Knowledge of state laws governing the operation of water treatment systems.
• Knowledge of water treatment techniques, including sampling and testing, handling and application of chemicals, and the use of such equipment as meters, water pumps and testing equipment.
• Knowledge of laboratory procedures.
• Skill in supervision.
• Skill in reading blueprints.
• Skill in planning and management.
• Skill in oral and written communication.


The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary range for this position is from $46,210 to $92,387. Actual starting salary within this range is dependent upon applicant’s qualifications. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 215 N. Broad Street, Monroe, GA 30655 or printed from the City website at www.monroega.com (under Government/Job Opportunities). A full job description is available at City Hall. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application, but may be attached. Completed job applications must be returned to/received by City Hall at the above address or by mail to City of Monroe, attn.: HR, PO Box 1249, Monroe, GA, 30655


The City of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified Drug-Free Work Place.
Per Georgia Code 34-9-414 be advised that the City of Monroe does pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, post rehabilitation, and routine fitness-for-duty (random) drug testing.

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A.
Ends: August 17, 2020
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Water Treatment Plant Operator

The Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A. is currently seeking to fill an operator’s position. The hourly rate will be determined by experience and license classification.

Candidates must have a State of Georgia Class 1,2 or 3 Water Treatment license, a  valid Georgia driver’s license, pass a pre-employment screening test that includes physical, drug screen and background check, etc.

Candidates must be willing to work holidays, weekends, and overtime during emergencies.

Applications can be picked up in person at

Ellijay Gilmer County W.S.A

1023 Progress Road

Ellijay Ga 30540

Resumes can be sent to gnixwtp@ellijay.com

Maintenance Mechanic

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020

Reservoir Maintenance Team Lead

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020

Wastewater Plant Operator

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020

Operations Team Leader

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020

Water Plant Supervisor

Paulding County
Ends: August 16, 2020
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Water Plant Supervisor                                                                    WS/36

Water System

Paygrade      20     

FLSA           Exempt

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The purpose of this position is to provide supervision for employees operating and maintaining the water treatment facilities.  This is accomplished by providing training, evaluating equipment and facilities, monitoring analytical results, performing appraisal evaluation and preparing the budget and safety procedures.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Manage and oversees staff by developing policies related to the performance management program; maintaining operating schedules and training classes; performing performance evaluations and private counseling sessions; implementing and recording data compiled from field laboratory program analysis; conducting public tours for college students, professors, and engineering professionals; and ensuring customer service objectives are met.

 

  • Oversees daily operations and maintenance by providing adequate inputs into computerized equipment; surveying the facility for maintenance deficiencies; processing work orders; maintaining material, chemical and oil inventory; and identifying and prioritizing equipment repairs.

 

  • Performs administrative tasks by inputting data related to report generation; ordering facility supplies; maintaining purchasing and attendance in related software database; and maintaining filing system.

 

  • May assist the Manager of Treatment with supervisory duties related to other facilities, as needed.

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

  • Knowledge of water treatment processes and the equipment used in these facilities.

 

  • Knowledge of reservoir operations.

 

  • Knowledge of public health aspects of water treatment operation and maintenance.

 

  • Knowledge of maintenance management for mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and control systems.

 

  • Knowledge of safety management and safety programs applicable to the plant environment including lock out/tag out, confined space, ladder safety, respirator and emergency evacuation training, etc.

 

  • Skill in training others.

 

  • Skill in dealing with the public.

 

  • Skill in interpersonal relations.

 

  • Skill in maintaining records and preparing reports.

 

  • Skill in problem solving.

 

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

 

The Manager of Treatment assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

 

GUIDELINES

 

Guidelines include plant permit, relevant state and federal laws, industrial safety standards, county and department policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgement, selection and interpretation in application.

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

 

  • The work consists of varied supervisory, training, and technical duties.  Time constraints and public health requirements contribute to the complexity of the position.

 

  • The purpose of this position is to ensure that the proper treatment of drinking water occurs on a continuous basis in a safe and effective manner.  Successful performance contributes to well-trained and prepared staff.

 

CONTACTS

                                                

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other county employees, regulatory agencies, vendors, and members of the general public.

 

  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange technical or business information, motivate and train persons, and foster continuous improvement in the facility.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table and while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping.  The employee uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity and distinguishes between shades of color.

 

  • The work is typically performed in a combination of environments including within the treatment areas of the plant, outside, and in an office.

 

  • The work will require the use of appropriate personal protective equipment related to plant operation and maintenance.

 

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

 

This position  has direct supervision over assigned personnel.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational or technical nature which may be obtained with a two-year associate’s degree, diploma or equivalent from a college, technical, or vocational school.  Year of experience may substitute for education.

 

  • Six or more years of related water treatment experience, three years in a supervisory role.

 

  • Valid GA Class C Driver’s License.

 

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a Class 1 Water Operators License in the State of Georgia.

 

Wastewater Treatment Manager

Lake Foods, LLC
$68,400
Ends: August 11, 2020
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Job Description – Wastewater Treatment Manager

Nature of the Work

To operate, monitor, maintain, and trouble-shoot the wastewater treatment department and its processes. Work involves responsibility for the technical aspects of plant operations, compliance with state and federal operating regulations, and underground sewer system. Work is performed with considerable independence, subject to review through reports and results achieved.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Perform all aspects of sampling, monitoring and testing required to maintain compliance with Federal State and Local regulations governing the wastewater treatment process, and storm water and sludge management Assist with the installation and inspection of new equipment. Assist in the performance of regular and unscheduled maintenance and repairs. On call to respond to emergencies and breakdowns at the plant. Conduct the necessary weekend checks of the treatment plant on a rotating basis. Perform all work in conformance to Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations. Maintain open communications regarding the treatment process and malfunctions, as well as make recommendations for repairs and improvements to these systems.

Work Requirements

 Ability to perform and document various tests required by State and Federal agencies for the operation of a wastewater treatment department. Perform daily checks of the wastewater treatment process. Have a working knowledge of the operation, methods and procedures of a wastewater treatment plant. Have a working knowledge of the machinery used for wastewater treatment. Have a thorough knowledge of mechanical equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunction. Have a working knowledge of basic machinery preventive maintenance and repair. Have a basic knowledge of State and Federal rules governing wastewater discharges and worker’s safety. Have the ability to work with independence and to make routine decisions on the operation of the plant processes and equipment.

 Training and Experience Required

Adequate experience in operating a wastewater treatment facility.

Necessary Special Requirements

Must possess a Georgia Wastewater Treatment Operator’s license.

 Physical Requirements

Have the ability to descend and climb to access system pump. Have the ability to lift 50 pounds. Have adequate respiratory function to utilize a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus. Have the ability to detect and differentiate colors.

Send resumes to jennifer@lakefoods.com

Certified Class 3 Water and Wastewater Operator (WWO)

Tencate Fabrics
Ends: August 4, 2020
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Certified Class 3 Water and Wastewater Operator (WWO)

 

Classification:  Non-Exempt                                                Supervisory Position:  No

 

Reports To:  Environmental Manager                               Job Location:  Molena, GA

 

Summary/Objective

The Certified Class 3 Water and Wastewater Operator assists in the operation of the Land Application System.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Operates and assists LAS personnel with the operations of the following systems:  Process Water, Wastewater, SCADA and PLC based control systems, data collection and reporting.
  2. Assists with the collection and handling of water, wastewater, stormwater, and soil samples; testing of physical and chemical properties, as well as preparation for transport to contract laboratories; calibration, maintenance, and proper use of various meters and test equipment.
  3. Assists in the troubleshooting and repairs of pumps, motors, valves, aerators, and other devices and components.
  4. Spray field and landscape maintenance including grass, trees, shrubbery, erosion control, etc.
  5. Keep bar screens clear of lint and debris daily.
  6. Perform other general maintenance and housekeeping duties as needed.

 

Competencies

  1. Attention to Detail
  2. Prioritization Skills
  3. Teamwork
  4. Time Management
  5. Self-Motivated
  6. Technical Skills

 

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

 

Work Environment

This job operates primarily outside with the candidate being able to work in a hot, cold, moist and dirty environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones. 

 

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, sit, walk, stand, and hear. This employee may be required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, and frequently lift up to 50 Ibs. 

 

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rotating weekend coverage and occasional overtime may be required as job duties demand.

 

Travel
Little to no travel is expected for this position.

 

Required Education and Experience

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Ability to obtain Class III Wastewater License within 1 year
  3. Ability to obtain Class IV Water License within 6 months.
  4. Maintenance experience or certification

 

AAP/EEO Statement

TenCate Protective Fabrics prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

 

 

To be considered for the opportunity, please apply at:

 

https://us.tencatefabrics.com/careers/

 

Water Operator Forsyth County (Suwanee), Georgia

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: July 22, 2020
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Water Operator

ESG Operations, Inc

Forsyth County (Suwanee), Georgia

 

APPLY ONLINE at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.

 

Are you a licensed water operator looking the next step in your career? Do you value a strong team atmosphere at a company that rewards your commitment to improvement? Are you passionate about your work and determined to be successful? As a water operator with ESG Operations you would be able to use your skills and be rewarded for your successes.

Our Company:
ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

The Position:
We are currently seeking a licensed Water Operator in Forsyth County, GA. This position has responsibility for the successful operation of the 28 mgd water treatment plant. You will need to have hands on maintenance experience, strong attention to detail, experience with data collection and experience in a lab environment. We are looking for you to have meaningful work experience, preferably with a Class I or II Water Operator License in Georgia.  If you are a highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges, please contact us.

Responsibilities:
As a Water Operator with ESG Operations, you will:

  • Monitor all process, equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards.
  • Collect and record data for record maintenance and reporting to designated state agencies.
  • Operate water pumping mechanisms, monitor panel boards, and adjust controls to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts.
  • Conducts water treatment activities to include adding appropriate amounts of chemicals to raw water to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water at regular intervals and regulating flow of pre-treated water through sedimentation and filter devices
  • Records chemical composition of raw and treated water at designated intervals.
  • Perform housekeeping duties to include: Cut grass, clean tanks, sweep & mop floors, clean equipment and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility.
  • Calibrate all meters that they will be required to utilize through the course of the shift
  • Collect samples and performs various tests such as pH, D.O., and CL2 residual; analyze results and makes process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor
  • Document readings, test results, equipment adjustments and enter the data into a computer data base yo produce periodic and special reports
  • Monitor and observe treatment process for offensive matter; inspect equipment and monitors operating conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and detect problems.
  • Make chemical feed adjustments as necessary. Change chlorine cylinders, check for leaks, and adjust feed rate as required.

Qualifications:

  • You will need to be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • A valid Class II or higher Georgia Water Operator License, dual certification with Wastewater Operator license very helpful
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detailed work style

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan. Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.

ESG Operations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.
 

www.esginc.net

 

Water Operator Clarkesville, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: July 22, 2020
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Water Operator
ESG Operations, Inc.

Clarkesville, GA

 

APPLY ONLINE at www.esginc.net or email jfrankum@esginc.net for more information.

We are currently seeking a Water Operator in Clarkesville, Georgia.  We are looking for a detail oriented person with mechanical aptitude and familiarity working in a lab environment.  A valid Class II or higher Water Operator's license is preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate water plants, monitoring all equipment and chemicals to ensure water meets applicable standards
  • Collect and record data for record maintenance and reporting to designated state agencies
  • Monitor treatment process for compliance, inspect equipment, monitor conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and functionality
  • Must be willing to work different shifts

 
Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Valid Class II or higher Georgia Water Operator License 
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detail-oriented work style

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
 
ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

City of Baldwin
Ends: July 22, 2020
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CITY OF BALDWIN

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The duties listed below are representative of what is expected from an employee that fills this position. It does not represent the totality of job duties or functions that may be required by the employee to satisfactorily perform the duties at the Water Treatment Facility. Duties and expectations may change without notice due to system demands, requirements from EPD mandates and requirements from the City of Baldwin.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Possess Georgia EPD issued Water Treatment Operator Class III certification or higher
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Possess High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to use a pallet jack and move pallets weighing hundreds of pounds
  • Physical strength and dexterity to climb stairs and ladders
  • Possess current and valid Georgia Driver’s License
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen
  • Ability to work night, day, weekends and/or holidays
  • Pass pre-employment background check to include MVR

 

DUTIES

 

  • Operate a water treatment facility with no supervision.
  • Operate a water treatment facility alone for a 10 hour shift.
  • Perform lab testing as required by the Georgia EPD.
  • Enter data into a log book, computer spreadsheets, turbidity log, daily flow charts, and lab bench sheets.
  • Mix chemicals in accordance with established policies for safe drinking water.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs bags.
  • Move a pallet weighing hundreds of pounds with the use of a pallet jack.
  • Walk up and down stairs frequently to check water treatment components and process.
  • Flush clarifiers and back wash filters.
  • Run lab analysis on water to include alkalinity, chlorine, pH, Iron, manganese, Fluoride and Turbidity using online and benchtop laboratory equipment.
  • Drive City vehicle alone to various locations throughout the City’s water system to collect water samples.
  • Fills out required paperwork and ships samples to the state lab.
  • Makes daily visits to the Raw Water Intake station.
  • Perform general maintenance on water treatment equipment which may require climbing into underground vaults and climbing ladders to access equipment.  This equipment includes but not limited to high service pumps, raw water pumps, chemical feeders, and various electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Makes general electrical, mechanical and plumbing repairs as necessary.
  • Maintain general appearance of the Water Treatment Facility to include but not limited to cleaning, painting, sweeping, mopping floors, dusting counter tops, cleaning lab equipment and ground maintenance including but not limited to grass cutting with riding mower AND push mower, trimming weeds and brush with a weed eater.

 

*Other duties may be required*

 

 

 

 

 

Project Manager – Eatonton/Putnam County, Georgia

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: July 16, 2020
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Project Manager – Eatonton/Putnam County, Georgia

 

Are you driven to succeed in your career in utilities management? Are you a "hands on" leader with extensive municipal utility field experience? Are you interested in leading a team of people to personal and group success while assuring customer satisfaction? As Project Manager with ESG Operations, you will be able to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of the people of your community.

ESG Operations, Inc. is actively seeking a Project Manager for our Eatonton/Putnam County, GA Project. In this position, you will be responsible for operations and maintenance of a 1.1 MGD wastewater treatment system, the collection & distribution systems, meter reading, customer service, and utility administration. You will also manage a staff of 20 full time employees.   We are looking for candidates willing to live within 30 miles of Eatonton that are ready to use their extensive field experience to lead our team to success.

If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for growth opportunities and challenges, please contact us for further information or apply online at www.esginc.net.

ESG Operations

With over 800 employees and 25 offices located throughout the Southeast, ESG Operations is one of the nation’s fastest growing utility operations and public works management companies. Our success is based not only on our unique blend of skills and real-world, hands-on experience, but also on an unparalleled commitment to our clients, our associates, and our core beliefs and principles.

Responsibilities:

As part of the ESG Operations team, you will:

  • Be point of contact for ESG Operations, Inc with our local client, including building relationships with client contacts and community.
  • Manage a multi-discipline work team providing operations, maintenance, and management of wastewater treatment operations; wastewater collections and water distribution; and customer service.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through development and implementation of strategies that lead to improved customer experience, resolution of issues, and quality of service. 
  • Analyze operational process control and maintenance procedures; and institute changes when necessary to achieve full compliance with all regulatory agency requirements as defined in the service contract with our client.
  • Maintain accurate operational records and prepare reports required by our client and all regulatory agencies.
  • Inspect facilities, evaluate O&M functions, review records and data, interview and select new personnel, and initiate and recommend new or improved methods or practices.
  • Ensure compliance with City, County, State, and Federal regulations and policies.
  • Attend Council meetings and represent the Client and ESG with State and Federal agencies.

 Qualifications:

We are seeking an experienced “hands-on” Project Manager with:

  • High school diploma required, college degree preferred or any combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Valid Georgia driver’s license.
  • Eight years of progressively responsible experience in wastewater treatment; collection & distribution systems and customer service operations.
  • Georgia Class 1 Wastewater Operators License (or ability to obtain within 6 months), Collections and Distribution licenses preferred.
  • Exemplary leadership, communications, and team-building skills.
  • Detail-oriented work style and strong organizational skills.
  • Proven experience in making sound financial, technical, and management decisions.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.

 

 Benefits/Compensation:

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, short term and long term disability, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  Relocation assistance may be available.

 ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

 

 

 

 

Wastewater Treatment Operations Manager Waycross

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: July 16, 2020
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Wastewater Treatment Operations Manager
ESG Operations, Inc.

Waycross, GA

Are you a Wastewater Plant Operations expert looking the next step in your career? Do you value a strong team atmosphere at a company that rewards your commitment to improvement? Are you passionate about your work and determined lead your team to success? As a Wastewater Operations Manager with ESG Operations, you would use your skills and be rewarded for your successes.

Our Company:

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

The Position:

We are currently seeking a Wastewater Operations Manager at our Waycross, GA project. This position will be responsible for the overall operations and maintenance of a 6.7 MGD wastewater treatment plant.  We are looking for a "hands on" style manager with a Class 1 level (or highest level with reciprocity) Georgia Wastewater Operator license and experience managing wastewater plant operations with activated sludge technology.

Responsibilities:
As a manager with the ESG Operations team, you will:

  • Oversee successful operations and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant while ensuring compliance with state and federal permits and regulations.
  • Supervise staff, including interview, recommend selection, train, assign work, evaluate work, counsel, discipline, and prepare periodic employee evaluations.
  • Schedule and assign tasks, ensure compliance with company safety standards.
  • Assist staff with execution and/or completion of tasks such as testing of wastewater or maintaining grounds as required.
  • Oversee, supervise and perform maintenance and repair of facilities; monitor plant expansions to ensure compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
  • Perform administrative tasks related to operations, personnel, safety, and compliance.
  • Oversee and approve expenditures for area of responsibility, under a set dollar limit; purchases operating materials.
  • Gather and maintains information/data to support periodic and special reports

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent, Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience in wastewater treatment or any combination of education, experience and training
  • 5 years experience with management of wastewater plant operations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Class 1 Georgia Wastewater Operator license or have ability to get through reciprocity

 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  Relocation assistance may be offered.

ESG Operations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace

Water Plant Operator I, II or III (Public Works/ Environmental)

City of Roswell
$15.90 - $26.03/hour plus benefits
Ends: July 13, 2020
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Water Plant Operator I, II or III (Public Works/ Environmental)

$15.90 - $26.03/hour plus benefits

 

The purpose of this classification is supervise shift operations and coordinate activities involving operation, monitoring, and maintenance of water treatment plant systems and related equipment to provide quality drinking water for public use and to produce quality effluent water in compliance with federal, state and local requirements.

 

High school diploma or equivalent; three (3) to five (5) year(s) of experience in water distribution or water treatment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Must possess and maintain Class II Water Treatment certification.

 

For a full job description and to apply, please visit our website at https://www.roswellgov.com/jobs

Water Operator I, II, III

City of Griffin
See Description
Ends: May 21, 2021
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Water Operator I, II, III
Water & Wastewater
Competitive hourly pay rates:
Class III, $16.97
Class II, $20.18
Class I, $25.89
Revised 01.2020


JOB SUMMARY
Maintains the efficient operations of a water treatment plant. Monitors water quality and samples, analyzes and
records the results.


MAJOR DUTIES
? Monitors and adjusts the processing system to meet demands; inspects plant grounds, checks gauges, and
takes readings; monitors flow levels, pumps, motors and valves.
? Monitors overall plant operations via the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.
? Takes samples and tests chemical levels throughout the plant on an hourly basis; performs a series of daily
laboratory analyses.
? Maintains the effectiveness of water filters by inspecting and cleaning as needed.
? Adjusts chemical feeders as needed.
? Monitors flow throughout the plant to ensure proper operation.
? Makes equipment repairs and responds to breakdowns.
? Maintains 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.
? Leads plant tours for the general public.
? Maintains plant building and grounds.
? Performs related duties.


KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
? Knowledge of treatment plant operating principles, practices, and equipment.
? Knowledge of general maintenance practices.
? Knowledge of relevant state and federal guidelines.
? Knowledge of safety practices and protocols.
? Skill in prioritizing and organizing work.
? Skill in the diagnosis and repair of plant equipment.
? Skill in the collection and analysis of water samples.
? Skill in the use of computers and job related software programs.
? Skill in the use of hand tools.
? Skill in oral and written communication.


SUPERVISORY CONTROLS
The Wastewater Plant Superintendent or the Water Treatment Plant Superintendent assigns work in terms of
Water/Wastewater Operator II, Water & Wastewater general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.


GUIDELINES
Guidelines include Georgia Environmental Protection Division and Unites States Environmental Protection
Agency guidelines, the Clean Water Act, standard methods for the examination of water and wastewater, and
plant standard operating procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some
interpretation in application.


COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK
? The work consists of related plant operation duties. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the
position.
? The purpose of this position is to participate in the operation of a water or wastewater treatment plant.
Success in this position contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of plant operations and compliance
with all relevant state and federal regulations.


CONTACTS
? Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, vendors, representatives of state and federal
regulatory agencies, and members of the general public.
? Contacts are typically to provide services, to give or exchange information, or to resolve problems.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT
? The work is typically performed while standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee
frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, 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, occasionally in cold or inclement
weather. 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.


SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY
None.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
? High School diploma or GED.
? 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.
? Certified as a class I, II or III Water Operator.

Watershed Plant Operator Class I (Drinking Water)

City of Atlanta
$41,000 - $60,000
Ends: October 13, 2020
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Watershed Plant Operator Class I (Drinking Water)

 

Posting Expires: 10/13/19

Salary range:

WPO Class I: $41,000 - $60,000

 

General Description and Classification Standards

Provides continuous, economical, and maintains EPA compliance of the drinking water for the citizens of the Atlanta area. Operates, monitors, maintains, and trouble-shoots the water treatment facility and its processes in an effort to prevent violations and to keep the water safe. This is an experienced, skilled or technical level capable of carrying out most assignments typical of the position or specialty with limited guidance or review. This level would be considered an influential level for operations and attainable by any incumbents in a work group who possessed the required minimum qualifications and demonstrates the necessary knowledge, ability, and performance. Could be the only position in this specialty in a work group or could be part of a general or specialized work team.

 

Supervision Received

Works under minimal supervision. May assist in training, orienting, or observing lower level associate, apprentice, or semi-skilled employee in the group.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities  These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.

  • Performs all aspects of sampling, monitoring and testing required to maintain compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations governing the water treatment process, and storm water and sludge management.
  • Assists in the performance of regular and unscheduled maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment and machinery. Conducts the necessary weekly checks of the treatment plant on a rotating basis. Performs all work in conformance to Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations
  • On call to respond to emergencies and breakdowns at the plant and pump stations.
  • Trains individuals of proper procedures in maintaining the City's water facilities.

 

Expectations of Hours of Service, Emergency and Stand-by Service : Employees in this position may be required to work rotating shifts and/or stand-by service to address operational needs and emergencies as required. May be required to work extended periods away from the normal reporting location. Must be able to work rotating shifts.

 

Decision Making

Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.

 

Leadership Provided

Provides guidance and training as required to lower level, interns, temporary employees, etc.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities  This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.

  • Knowledge of the operation, methods and procedures of a drinking water treatment plant; knowledge of the machinery and process used for drinking water treatment and pumping stations; knowledge of mechanical equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunction; knowledge of basic machinery preventive maintenance and repair; knowledge of State and Federal regulations governing drinking water and worker’s safety; knowledge of laboratory procedures and terminology; knowledge of Chemistry Terminology. Skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing; skill in solving complex problems independently; skill in operating , composite samplers, and various lab test equipment.
  • Ability to work and make routine decisions on the operation of the plant processes and equipment; ability to treat the water in a safe, effective manner; ability to work outdoors in any kind of weather; ability to read and understand design drawings and plans; ability to operate a company vehicle and pick-up truck.

 

Qualifications

 

Class I - Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • 3 years of work experience in a drinking water plant or a related area.

 

Licensures and Certifications

  • Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License required.  
  • Class I Water License required.
  • Forklift Certification desirable.

 

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR Class I, II or III

City of Cornelia
Class III $13.92/hr – Class I $18.29/hr
Ends: December 9, 2020
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WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

Class I, II or III

UTILITIES/WATER TREATMENT

The City of Cornelia has an opening for Class III – Class I Water Operator.  We are currently building a new plant so it is a great time to join the team.  Please see our website for application and more information.

 

https://www.corneliageorgia.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=99&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Water-Plant-Operator-13

 

 

REPORTS TO: Water Supervisor

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

PAY GRADE: Class III $13.92/hr – Class I $18.29/hr

 

Purpose of Job

 

The purpose of this job is to perform general/technical work functions associated with operating the water treatment plant and to ensure a continuous, adequate supply of potable drinking water meeting federal/state regulations.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: analyzing and treating water; mixing chemicals; performing laboratory tests; operating various pumps and valves; repairing and maintaining machinery and equipment; maintaining records; and performing additional tasks as assigned.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

The following duties are normal for this job.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

 

Safety is an important operator responsibility. Everyone must follow plant safety procedures and understand why safety procedures must be followed at all times.  The COC WTPO must be capable of doing many jobs and doing them all safely.

 

 

Controls treatment plant processes and equipment to purify and clarify water for human consumption and for industrial and commercial use.

 

Operates and controls various pumps and valves to regulate the flow of water through the treatment plant and distribution system.

 

Operates high service pumps to control pressures and tank levels in distribution system.

 

Operates and maintains dual media filters.

 

Performs a variety of laboratory tests to determine the chemical composition of water and to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations for turbidity, chlorine, fluoride, pH, iron and manganese; makes adjustments as necessary.

 

Performs bacteriological tests.

 

Performs pH, chlorine, fluoride, iron, manganese, turbidity, and other tests to control quality.

 

Adds lime and chlorine to water supply; mixes chemicals and changes cylinders.

 

Adds potassium permanganate and phosphate to water supply.

 

Maintains proper levels for all chemical tanks and containers changes pumps and tanks.

 

Performs inspections of plant operations for safety, maintenance and proper process operations.

 

Repairs and maintains machines, equipment, pumps, and electrical equipment.

 

Helps train newly hired operators; reviews work to ensure compliance with standards.

 

Maintains log of various data, including daily inventory log of chemicals used in treatment process.

 

Monitor plant operating guidelines, such as flows, pressures, chemical feeds, levels, and pump and lift stations.

 

Records plant operation data from observations, instrumentation and laboratory tests; records test results for reporting to state agency as appropriate.

 

Prepares and/or receives various forms, reports or other documents, processes and forwards as appropriate.

 

Responds to calls from the public concerning water system problems and sewer complaints.

 

Responds to routine requests for information from officials, employees, and members of the staff, the public or other individuals.

 

Answers the telephone; provides information; takes and relays messages and/or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary.

 

Uses knowledge of various software programs to operate a computer in an effective and efficient manner.

 

Performs related shift duties as required.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Has general knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the Utilities Department as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator.  Have the ability to compile, organize, prepare and maintain an assortment of records, reports and information in an effective manner and according to departmental and/or governmental regulations.  Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department.  Has the ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and other staff members.  Has the ability to use independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations.  Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations.  Is able to utilize and understand computer applications and techniques as necessary in the completion of daily assignments.  Has the ability to plan, organize and/or prioritize daily assignments and work activities.  Is able to comprehend and apply regulations and procedures of the department.  Has a good working knowledge of departmental policies and procedures and of other procedures and methods as required in the performance of duties.  Has a good working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations concerning safe drinking water.  Has a good working knowledge of water system operations, of water treatment plant operations, and of the handling and application of chemicals necessary to maintain a safe water supply.  Has a good working knowledge of laboratory procedures and safety procedures.  Has skill in basic math and chemistry, and in oral and written communication.  Has skill in water plant operation and in the use of maintenance equipment and water analysis equipment.  Has the knowledge and skill to operate various machinery and equipment including a computer, telephone, pumps, streaming current detector, particle counter, chemical feed equipment, bacteriological testing equipment, mechanic tools, power tools, plumbing tools, hand tools, etc.  Has skill in utilizing various software programs relevant to the position.

 

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

 

High school diploma or equivalent required with one year of experience in water treatment systems maintenance or operations preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.  Must possess or be able to obtain state certified Class III license for water treatment within 6 months of employment. 

 

 

                            (ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED

                                            TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including a computer, telephone, pumps, streaming current detector, particle counter, chemical feed equipment, bacteriological testing equipment, mechanic tools, power tools, plumbing tools, hand tools, etc.  Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials.  Must be able to exert in excess of one hundred pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of fifty pounds of force frequently.  Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for very heavy work. Attendance is an essential element of the job.

 

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information.  Includes giving/receiving assignments and/or directions to/from co-workers, assistants or supervisors.  Requires ability to read a variety of manuals, informational documentation, directions, instructions, methods and procedures.  Requires the ability to prepare logs, reports, forms, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style.  Requires the ability to speak to people with poise, voice control, and confidence.  Requires the ability to learn and understand relatively complex principles and techniques; to acquire and be able to expound on knowledge of topics related to primary occupation; and to make independent judgment in the absence of management.  Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.  Must be adaptable to performing under minimal stress when confronted with an emergency.

 

VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, and to follow oral and written instructions.  Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of administrative, technical or professional languages including water treatment/systems and mechanical terminology.  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear:  (Talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words).  (Hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear).  Must be able to communicate via telephone and/or two-way radio.

 

MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using equipment.

Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape, visually with a computer, telephone, pumps, streaming current detector, particle counter, chemical feed equipment, bacteriological testing equipment, mechanic tools, power tools, plumbing tools, hand tools, etc.  Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as automated equipment, machinery, chemicals, hand tools, mechanic tools, plumbing tools, etc.  Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities.  Must have average levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.