Monitors and maintains the efficient operation of plant boilers; also, monitors and operates the facility water treatment equipment to ensure compliance of discharges in accordance with permit regulations. Works closely with the Environmental Coordinator.
Monitors and interprets steam and wastewater gauges, meters and control panel readings and variations in operating conditions (i.e. fluctuations in flows and pH levels). Takes actions according to procedures when process variations occur to maintain permit compliance. Responds to spills and emergencies in accordance with established Blue Diamond spill plan procedures.
Operates steam- and wastewater-monitoring stations (valves, gates, pumps, motors and generators) to control flow and treatment of wastewater in accordance with written procedures. Manages pH levels of wastewater with treatment chemicals. Demonstrates safe chemical handling procedures using proper personal protective equipment.
Performs routine maintenance functions and sanitation duties on steam and wastewater equipment. Inspects, adjusts, controls, and repairs all the steam and wastewater producing equipment, when needed. Communicates any issues to maintenance staff and Environmental Coordinator.
Performs analysis and production of treated water to maintain the systems within prescribed limits. May be required to repair or replace steam and water valves throughout the plant.
Responsible for maintaining journals, logs, and various reports for both routine operation and irregularities, which may prompt recommendations or adjustments as necessary.
Performs other duties and assignments as required by supervisor.
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Position may require the performance of duties alone or as a group.
Must be able to communicate and maintain positive and effective working relationship with multiple departments.
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High School/GED (Required)
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