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Treatment Plant Operator (Wastewater_

Category: Public Utilities
Description:
PERFORMS INTERMEDIATE TECHNICAL WORK IN THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF A TREATMENT PLANT, CONDUCTS REGULAR PLANT INSPECTIONS, RECORDS READINGS, AND PERFORMS PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE ON EQUIPMENT. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS • MAKES REGULAR TOURS OF PLANT AND CHECKS BAR SCREENS, ENGINES, GENERATORS, PUMPS, SETTLING TANKS, FILTERS, CLARIFIERS, CHLORINATORS, AND OTHER EQUIPMENT FOR PROPER FUNCTIONING. • ADJUSTS CHEMICAL FEED RATES, FLOW RATES, RETENTION TIMES, ETC. • RECORDS DATA FROM VARIOUS METERS, GAUGES, AND DIALS; LOGS DAILY, WEEKLY, AND MONTHLY ACTIVITIES. • CHANGES PLANT PROCESS AS NECESSARY TO IMPROVE PLANT EFFICIENCY. • PERFORMS STANDARD LABORATORY CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL TESTS. • MAY PERFORM GENERAL PREVENTIVE AND SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE; ASSISTS ON MAJOR MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS. • REGULATES AND ADJUSTS MOTORS, PUMPS, BLOWERS, VALVES, AND OTHER APPARATUS TO MEET CHANGING OPERATING CONDITIONS. • CHECKS PUMPING STATIONS TO ENSURE PROPER OPERATION. • PERFORMS ROUTINE BUILDING AND GROUNDS MAINTENANCE INCLUDING CLEANING, PAINTING, MOWING, AND TRIMMING. • PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. HIRING SALARY $36,000 (ENTRY LEVEL/NO CERTIFICATION) $38,250 GRADE I CERTIFICATION $40,500 GRADE II CERTIFICATION $42,750 GRADE III CERTIFICATION $45,000 GRADE IV CERTIFICATION
Employer: Town of Siler City
Expires: 8/26/2022
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