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Treatment Plant Operator 1 - Wastewater/Water Prod

Company: City of Pearland, TX
Location: Pearland
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWASTEWATER Job Summary: Operates sewage treatment, sludge processing, and disposal equipment in wastewater (sewage) treatment plant to control flow and processing of sewage.WATER PRODUCTION Job Summary: Assists in the operation of water production plants to control flow and processing of water.Essential Functions: Regular and timely attendance at work.

Assists and follows directives of Crew Leader and Supervisor.

Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow of sewage and/or regulate flow of water.

Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings and tests results to determine load requirements.

Starts and stops pumps, engines, and generators to control flow of raw sewage through filtering, settling, aeration, and sludge digestion processes.

Maintains log of operations and records meter and gauge readings.

Collects sewage sample and conducts laboratory tests. Assists in the collection of water samples and conducts laboratory tests.Monitors operation of plant and makes necessary changes to keep operating as directed by the Crew Leader; maintains compliance with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regulations and permit requirements.

Operates and maintains power generating equipment to provide electricity for plant.

Serves as "essential personnel" and remain available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man made disaster, or any other event the Director of Public Works, Assistant City Manager, or the City Manager deem necessary.

Contributes to team effort by performing other related duties as assigned.Education, Experience, and Licenses: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) is required.

Two (2) years experience in Waste Water Treatment, Waste Water Collection, Waste Water Lab, Water Collection, and Water Safety.

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Licenses: Class "C" Waste Water Treatment or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire for Wastewater position. TCEQ Class "C" Ground Water State Certification required or the ability to obtain the certification in 18 months after hire date for Water Production position.

Valid, Class "C" Texas Driver's License is required.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 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 customers or employees of organization.

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 apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Ability to operate a City vehicle for business use, back-hoe, fork lift, lawn mowers, weed eaters, hand tools, radios, telephone, gas detector, self contained breathing apparatus, dissolved oxygen meter, p.h. meter, voltage meter, megger, and analogers.

Ability to make decisions regarding compliance of rules and specifically when adjusting chlorine and sulfur dioxide.Ability to assist in making adjustments to water well stations; CL2, pumps, motors, scales, polymer, pressure tanks and compressors.

Knowledge of TCEQ rules and regulations, Texas Administrative Code, and EPA rules and regulations.Must be able to work weekends and/or holidays.

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Keywords: City of Pearland, TX, Pearland , Treatment Plant Operator 1 - Wastewater/Water Prod, Professions , Pearland, Texas

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