Evening shift: 4pm - 12am
GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:
Performs intermediate technical work operating a wastewater treatment plant; does related work as required. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator.
This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, peripheral, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arms length, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and wearing a self contained breathing apparatus. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
General knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in wastewater treatment plant maintenance and operation activities; general knowledge of laboratory procedures and practices for testing wastewater samples; general knowledge of safety procedures and equipment used in performing assigned work; ability to perform routine monitoring of plant operations and to identify and implement needed control procedures; ability to operate and maintain wastewater treatment equipment; ability to perform process control calculations; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to keep written records; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by on-the-job and formal instruction in wastewater treatment plant operations and minimal experience in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant.
Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Possession of a Class IV Wastewater Treatment
Plant Operator's license.
50 - 100
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