This position is responsible for assisting with the operation and maintenance of a water/wastewater treatment facility under the general supervision of a designated supervisor.
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Essential Job Functions
Collects and analyzes samples; performs pH, dissolved oxygen, and suspended solids tests.
Monitors operation of equipment and treatment processes and makes appropriate entries in the shift logbook and spread sheets.
Monitors and adjust plants operations based on microscopic analysis and laboratory results.
Makes adjustments and changes to hydraulic and chemical processes.
Calibrates instruments and equipment, including a pH meter and dissolved oxygen meter; maintains assigned tools and equipment.
Documents findings; maintains logs and spreadsheets.
Operates after hours 311 city-wide dispatch program for civil issues.
Performs grounds maintenance duties, including mowing, weeding, and applying insecticides.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent; with six (6) months of work experience in the field of public water treatment or distribution or industrial wet process; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license with an acceptable driving history.
Must successfully complete mandatory Basic Water/Wastewater training course and obtain Georgia Water/Wastewater Operator Class 3 Certification within sixteen (16) months of employment. Failure to secure the required certification will result in separation from employment.
Background investigation, including supervised drug screen, post offer/pre-employment medical screen; and verification of education, certifications, and licenses required prior to employment
Knowledge of department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of wastewater treatment process control techniques.
Knowledge of state and federal environmental laws and regulations.
Knowledge of laboratory analysis techniques and processes.
Knowledge of safety regulations pertaining to chemicals.
Skill in collecting and analyzing data.
Skill in using a computer.
Skill in operating standard wastewater treatment instruments and equipment, including a belt filter press, pump, generator, and water pressure machine.
Skill in using laboratory tools and instruments.
Skill in operating heavy and light equipment, including a dump truck, overhead crane, tractor, loader, forklift, bobcat, and mower.
Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
City Of Savannah