Wastewater Operator

Company: Town of Taylor, Arizona
Date Posted: June 30, 2021
Job Description:

Wastewater Operator For the Town of Taylor, AZ

Description: This individual will perform semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation and maintenance of wastewater plant systems. This individual also performs plant operation duties including checking, troubleshooting, and improving wastewater pumping and treatment facilities.

Job Functions: May include but are not limited to the following: Performs work involving the operations, maintenance and control of wastewater plants and lift stations, monitoring operations, analyzing chemical processes, canvassing the process and performing various functions in process controls.   Participates in the operation, maintenance, control, and repair of all related plant process equipment including pumps, motors, chlorinators, chemical feeds, and basic laboratory instruments to ensure treated wastewater meets County, State and EPA quality standards.  Obtains samples and performs testing.   Operates, monitors, and adjusts, as necessary, all related plant process equipment, including chemical pumps.   Conducts various tests to determine proper chemical feed rates, calculates chemical feed rates and changes pump settings as needed.   Monitors telemetry systems.   Assists in the safe unloading and storage of chemicals.   Makes equipment adjustments, lubrications, minor repairs and reports equipment problems.   Makes field repairs on motors, pumps, and valves.  

Minimum Qualifications: Valid Driver’s License with good driving record High School Diploma or Equivalent. ADEQ Grade 1, 2, or 3 Certification in Wastewater Treatment; ADEQ Certification in Wastewater Collections desirable Minimum of 1 year experience in the operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants. Must be able to prepare necessary relevant spreadsheets and word documents using various software programs as required. Arizona Class B CDL desirable Knowledge of the operation, methods, practices, techniques and servicing requirements of wastewater treatment and pumping facilities, and wastewater collection facilities.  Knowledge of safety practices in the operation of electrical and mechanical equipment used in wastewater facilities.  Ability to work on-call, overtime, and occasional weekends and holidays.

Interested candidates should visit https://www.tayloraz.org/ to obtain an application.