City of Anderson
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
UTILITIES DIVISION/SEWER DEPARTMENT
ENTRY SALARY DUQ $39.996
EXCELLENT NON STATE RETIREMENT BENEFITS
MUST PROVIDE 10 YEAR DRIVING RECORD
OPEN UNTIL 8/16/2019
- Performs skilled, technical and manual work in the daily operation and maintenance of the City’s wastewater treatment plants; preparing and maintaining required records.
- Monitors and performs all daily plant operations. Inspects equipment and processes to determine the efficiency of operations, maintenance requirements, and cleanliness.
- Troubleshoots technical and mechanical problems; initiates corrective action as necessary. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment; calibrates meters; performs and/or assists with equipment repairs as needed.
- Monitors and records readings from meters, gauges, and instruments. Starts up, shuts down, regulates and adjusts motors, pumps, compressors, grinders, blowers, valves and other apparatus to meet changing operating conditions.
- Regulates and adjusts chemical rates as indicated. Collects and prepares water samples for laboratory analysis; performs lab tests and prepares laboratory reports.
- Operates sludge dewatering process; transports sludge to sand beds. Assists with industrial pre-treatment activities as necessary. Inspects and repairs backflow prevention devices as assigned.
- Receives, unloads and stocks chemicals and supplies. Cleans and maintains assigned vehicles and equipment.
- Advises and consults with supervisors on unusual operating problems or the need for major repairs to equipment.
- Assists in ensuring plant compliance with City/department policies and procedures, S.C. DHEC regulations, and all other applicable laws, regulations, and standards of quality and safety.
- Provides leadership to and assists in training lower-level operators; performs certain duties of the supervisor as required in supervisor’s absence.
- Prepares and maintains accurate and complete operations records. Performs general building and grounds maintenance work as required.
- Performs general clerical work as required, including preparing records and reports, completing forms, copying and filing documents, entering and retrieving computer data, answering the telephone, etc.
- Attends meetings, training, seminars, etc., as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills.
- Serves on call 24 hours per day to ensure uninterrupted operations. Clears and mows city properties, rights-of-way, and easements. Works weekend schedule on a rotating basis.
Essential Skills and Experience
Requires high school diploma, GED or specialized vocational training.
Must possess a valid state driver’s license; CDL license preferred.
Requires the ability to progress through Wastewater Treatment Certifications within 6 months of employment.