Waste Water Operator
Days: Monday - Friday
Hiring rate or hiring range: Based on qualifications
Assists with the operation of the treatment plant by monitoring and regulating purification processes and the maintenance of the wastewater equipment. Responsible for reading, interpreting, and adjusting meters and gauges that monitor the purification process and operation.
- Monitors all charts, gauges, and other operating equipment and maintains shift log. Completes scheduled walk-through of the plant to ensure all stations are functioning properly.
- Performs housekeeping duties in order to keep all facilities clean and neat. Cleans tanks and filter beds, using hand tools and power tools.
- Schedules and carries out preventative maintenance on equipment. Maintains logs of maintenance repairs of the facility treatment units. Changes chemical cylinders when necessary.
- Performs troubleshooting of equipment using technical manuals and other resources. Determines if repair or replacement is necessary.
- Unloads and ensures that all chemicals and supplies are stored securely and safely.
- High school diploma or GED
- Experience with equipment/maintenance repair and/or field experience to equal two years.
- Basic knowledge of schematic prints as it pertains to manufacturing equipment.
- Ability to perform basic repairs and preventative maintenance on all types of small and large equipment.
- Minimum of a Class D Minnesota Wastewater Treatment license or the ability to obtain the license within six months of date of hire.
- Valid driver's license may be required with a good driving record.
- Industrial Truck Driving permit may be required (forklift).
- On feet or standing 100% of shift.
- Must be able to lift 75 lbs.
- Exposure to fumes and odors.
- Heat temperatures may exceed 100 degrees. As related to climate conditions. May work in sub-zero conditions in winter or excessive heat in the summer in a non-climate controlled environment.