Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators manage a system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or waste
Add chemicals, such as ammonia, chlorine, or lime, to disinfect water or other liquids
Inspect equipment on a regular basis
Monitor operating conditions, meters, and gauges
Collect and test water and sewage samples
Record meter and gauge readings and operational data
Operate equipment to purify and clarify water or to process or dispose of sewage
Clean and maintain equipment, tanks, filter beds, and other work areas
Stay current on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations
Ensure safety standards are met
Occasionally, operators must work during emergencies. For example, weather conditions may cause large amounts of storm water or wastewater to flow into sewers, exceeding a plant’s capacity. Emergencies also may be caused by malfunctions within a plant, such as chemical leaks or oxygen deficiencies. Operators are trained in emergency management procedures and use safety equipment to protect their health, as well as that of the public.
We are a grade 4 Municipal Plant
High School Diploma or equivilant plus a minimum of 2 years waste water experience.
Minimum of a Grade 3 Municipal License
Third shift availability as well as weekends and holidays
Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices.
Experience leading and following Safety/Security Policies and Procedures.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer-based applications.
Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Skill in organization and prioritization, and attention to detail.
Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.
Dean Foods Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V