Process Operator I - Water
City of Olathe, KS - Olathe, KS

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A Process Operator I will perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled technical duties in the operation and maintenance of the City’s water treatment plant, remote storage facilities an source water towers.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform assigned treatment plant rounds by inspecting, monitoring and documenting plant operations by reading and interpreting information provided by the SCADA system and other instrumentation.
  • Operate, adjust, and maintain all pumps, valves, motors and other equipment required to maintain appropriate operations; receive and unload chemical deliveries.
  • Maintain, compile and update plant operations logs and reports; perform and record mathematical calculations related to plant operational activities.
  • Collect samples; perform a variety of routine water/wastewater quality laboratory tests; work closely with the laboratory on testing required.
  • Perform general plant facility maintenance such as cleaning and repairing plant facilities as required.
  • Respond to emergency alarms and calls as required.
  • Operate assigned equipment and vehicles.
  • Assist with snow removal as required.
  • Accept a responsible role in implementing the safety culture of the department; adhere to safe work practices and procedures; review chemical MSD sheets. Must be able to demonstrate proper use of and use proper safety equipment, including respirator and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and participate in required safety training. Correctly wear personal protective equipment for appropriate situations.
  • Utilize a variety of software applications such as Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Word), Labworks database, and erPortal work order tracking system; learn new software programs as they are introduced.
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.

Experience & Education:

Entry level position requires strong organizational, analytical, teamwork, communication and mechanical skills. Previous teamwork experience with responsibilities preferred.

High school diploma/GED required. Water treatment plant operation and/or maintenance experience is preferred. Specialized education in mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science, mechanics, hydraulics, computer technology, laboratory, or applied science is desirable.

Possession of Water Class I Certification from the State of Kansas within 18 months of employment.

Supplemental Information:

Work schedule : Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Night Shift. Must be able to work weekends, overtime, regular days off or holidays as assigned or needed.

Must possess a valid driver's license with a favorable driving record.

A background investigation, pre-employment physical and drug screen required.

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