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- WASTEWATER PLANT MANAGER
Entry Salary $58,651 DUQ
OPEN UNIL 4/21/2023
MUST PROVIDE 10yr DRIVING RECORD
EXCELLENT BENEFITS & RETIREMENT
- Coordinates and supervises the operation, maintenance, repair, and/or rehabilitation of the City’s wastewater treatment plants, ensuring compliance with strict water quality standards; and performs other technical, administrative, and supervisory work as required.
- Ensures plant compliance with strict water quality standards as established by the State Department of Health and Environmental Control, City and County policies and procedures, and all other applicable laws, regulations, and standards of quality and safety.
- Supervisory duties include instructing; assigning, reviewing, and planning the work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; assisting with the selection of new employees; acting on employee problems; recommending and implementing employee discipline.
- Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates and makes recommendations as appropriate; offers advice and assistance as needed.
- Coordinates and schedules training for operators on new and existing plant operations and safety procedures.
- Coordinates and schedules the activities of facility personnel and treatment processes to maintain optimum effectiveness and efficiency.
- Develops treatment strategies to meet new and existing regulations.
- Inspects equipment, processes, facility, and grounds to determine the efficiency of operations, maintenance requirements, and cleanliness.
- Supervises preventive and corrective maintenance throughout the plant facility. Determines what changes in operating routines may be necessary for various shifts; supervises the maintenance of required records and reports.
- Corrects abnormal plant conditions using chemical and/or mechanical adjustments.
- Ensures influent and effluent samples are properly collected; conducts routine tests on samples as needed; conducts annual quality control analyses for lab certification.
- Supervises the loading/unloading, and connecting/disconnecting of chlorine and sulfur dioxide cylinders.
- Prepares and/or reviews and approves reports of plant processes and operations as required by regulatory agencies and the city.
- Works with consulting engineers, equipment manufacturers/vendors, and construction contractors in the upgrade and/or modification of facilities and equipment. Requisitions and maintains an inventory of necessary equipment, tools, supplies, and materials.
- Determines and implements plant security measures.
- Assists in coordinating assigned activities and functions with those of other City divisions, departments, County departments, utility authorities, and other outside agencies as appropriate.
- Represents the City during inspections conducted by DHEC, EPA, and OSHA.
- Receives and responds to inquiries, complaints, and requests for assistance from customers and the public regarding areas of responsibility.
- Performs general administrative/clerical work as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and records, conducting, and attending meetings, entering, and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, etc.
- Operates vehicles and heavy equipment such as a bobcat, backhoes, tractors, trucks, etc.; operates air compressors, pumps, generators, general hand, and power tools; operates general office equipment, such as a computer, copier, telephone, and radio.
- Serves on call to ensure uninterrupted service for customers.
- Attends meetings, training, conferences, seminars, etc., as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills.
Essential Skills and Experience
Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by formal training, special courses or self-education that is equivalent to the satisfactory completion of one year of college education or specialized advanced training in construction, utility maintenance, or a closely related field.
Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.
Must possess Class “A” Biological Wastewater Operation certification or the ability to obtain an “A” Biological Wastewater Certificate within 1 year from the hire date.
Must possess CPR and First Aid certifications or the ability to obtain them within 6 months of the hire date.
Requires over four years and up to and including eight years.