Water Plant Operator Iii - - Chugach Alaska Corporation
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SUMMARY/GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF JOB :
The incumbent is responsible for operating, overseeing, and performing preventative maintenance under general supervision on all of the components of three Water Treatment Plants at Meck, Roi-Namur, and Kwajalein ranging in capacity between 0.144 million gallons per day and 0.5 million gallons per day.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & JOB FUNCTIONS :
Operates and performs preventative maintenance on small conventional rapid sand filter plant and reverse osmosis system under general supervision on rotating shifts, as needed.
Adjusts chemical doses in response to changing water quality parameters, accurately keeps operating records, and adjusts plant processes.
Collects water samples and accurately performs routine chlorine, turbidity and coliform analysis.
Performs bacteria testing utilizing the Colilert System.
Performs preventative maintenance and minor repairs to water plant equipment including, but not limited to, chemical injection pumps and analytical equipment.
Cleans and organizes the plant, keeps the process running smoothly, rotates shifts, may be the sole operator on shift, utilizes time effectively and efficiently, and is alert and responsible to anticipate problems.
Use of mathematics to perform simple calculations required for the job.
Use of logic in troubleshooting problems.
Plans and executes all work in a safe manor at all times.
Orients new employees to the plant, and leads and mentors less experienced personnel.
Keeps supervisor apprised of work situations and problems encountered.
Adheres to Company safety policies, procedures, and programs.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Accountable For :
Learning and adhering to all water quality regulations and company policies.
Assisting maintenance staff to identify and repair major mechanical problems.
Performing consistent high-quality laboratory work.
Following all Company written procedures and policies.
Recognizing and initiating process improvements.
Working under general supervision, independent of direct supervision.
Working in harmony with all personnel.
Promoting strong teamwork. Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent.
Two (2) years experience as a Water Plant Treatment Plant Operator.
Level 1 Water Treatment Operator License.
Ability to pass and maintain the respirator fit test with a tight fitting respirator as work will be performed around chlorine gas.
Basic computer skills utilizing Microsoft Excel and Word.
Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English.
Possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
Ability to pass a Federal background check to obtain and hold a DoD Common Access Card (CAC).
Ability to successfully pass a pre-employment background check and post-offer physical/medical clearance and drug screen.
Reverse osmosis operations and maintenance experience.
Mechanical experience and the skills necessary to repair plant equipment.
Five (5) years’ experience as a Water Treatment Plant Operator.
Associates biology or chemistry degree.
Level II or higher Water Treatment Operator License.
Basic knowledge of motors, wiring, and electrical systems.
Trade school degree or comparable military training.
Experience working with assorted utility piping systems.