"WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR IN TRAINING”

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

WATER & WASTEWATER SERVICES, LLC

Water & Wastewater Services is a contract management operations company servicing both public and private water and wastewater utilities.  Water & Wastewater Services was established in 1983 and serves as many as 50 different utilities.  We are located in Mount Vernon, Washington and serve Snohomish, Skagit, and Island counties.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

To perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties in the operation, maintenance, and repair of multiple wastewater treatment plants located on Whidbey Island.

 

DUTIES

·        Operate a variety of wastewater equipment.

·        Maintain logs, work sheets of operations, compile equipment readings and test results into logs. Collect and analyze wastewater samples.

·        Hose down tanks and vehicles.

·        Pressure wash

·        Check off and direct customers

·        Push up yard waste

·        Mow grass/weedeat/weed flower boxes

·        Help maintain grounds

·        Paint Hydrants

·        Restock Lab (gloves/distilled water/paper towels).

·        Clean bathrooms and mop floor.

·        Work closely with the water distribution team.

·        Perform related duties as assigned.

·        Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with those contacted in the course of work.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

The following knowledge, skills and abilities are essential and critical to successful performance in this position:

 

Skill Level:

·        Proficient use of office equipment including personal computers and related software applications.

·        Knowledge of materials and equipment used in construction, general mechanical and electrical operations, maintenance, and repair.

·        Knowledge of safe work practices including chemical storage and handling.

·        Basic report preparation techniques.

·        Meets the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform required duties.

 

Ability to:

·        Ability to comprehend practices and techniques of water pumping, disinfection, storage, distribution, and wastewater collection activities.

·        Ability to learn the operation and maintenance of a variety of water and wastewater treatment equipment.

·        Ability to read meters and gauges correctly and to act quickly and competently.

·        Ability to learn to make routine adjustments and minor repairs to motors, pumps, and other equipment.

 

Willingness to learn:

·        Principles and practices of wastewater treatment operations, including treatment equipment systems and control systems, and computer based testing and analysis equipment.

·        Principles of electronics, instrumentation, pumping systems and hydraulics.

·        Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

·        Possession of or ability to obtain a Washington State Driver’s License.

·        Possession of or ability to obtain certification as a Washington State Wastewater Treatment Operator I.

·        Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

·        Equivalent to completion of twelfth grade, with general mechanical/electrical knowledge.