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Treatment Plant Operator II (41KS. 18)

Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, American States Utility Services, Inc. contracts with the federal government to provide water and wastewater services that include operating, maintaining, renewing, replacing, and constructing new systems on military installations throughout the United States. The installations where we presently operate are home to nearly 350,000 military and civilian personnel and families.

We proudly deliver these vital services to military installations in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas (including southeastern New Mexico),Virginia,Florida, and Kansas.

Serving those who serve.

Accountability

The Treatment Plant Operator II performs of the full range of duties as assigned. Employees at this level receive only receive occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform assigned treatment plant rounds; inspect, monitor, troubleshoot, performance test and document plant processes by reading plant equipment gauges, dials, graphs, online analyzers, computer screens, meters, SCADA systems and other instrumentation.
  • Operate and adjust treatment plant pumps, motors, feeders and other equipment to maintain appropriate plant operations.
  • Maintain, compile and update plant operations logs and reports; perform and record mathematical calculations related to plant operational activities.
  • Mix and add treatment chemicals; install and replace chlorine cylinder tanks; ensure adequate chemical application according to regulations and guidelines.
  • Install, maintain, repair, modify, troubleshoot and service plant operations machinery and equipment including pumps, valves, motors, meters, tanks, reservoirs, feeders, and online analyzers; change lubrications.
  • Collect and document liquid and solid samples and perform a variety of routine water quality laboratory tests; work closely with the laboratory on testing processes; monitor laboratory results; collect water samples as required by the all regulatory agencies.
  • Perform general plant facility maintenance such as cleaning, painting and repairing plant facilities; perform various grounds maintenance duties as required.
  • Operate a variety of heavy equipment including backhoes, loaders, scrapers, forklifts, dump trucks, truck-mounted sludge/compost mixers, and tractor trailer combinations; assist in unloading chemicals as necessary.
  • Complies with all OSHA and ASUS safety standards and practices as they pertain to equipment, facility operations and chemical handling
  • Coordinate construction, maintenance, material selection and repair activities with maintenance, laboratory, contractors, vendors and other staff.
  • As assigned, participate in a variety of special projects such as construction of piping, electrical, and structural systems related to assigned work area.
  • Participate in the development of goals and procedures for water or wastewater treatment activities; gather and analyze data; develop a variety of reports.
  • Work with a variety of vendors, outside contractors and the general public on water or wastewater activities; answer questions and resolve conflicts.
  • Perform related duties as required.
  • May require after hour work due to 24-hour operation
  • Available for emergency response, 24-hours/day, seven days/week.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills or competencies associated with this job.

The responsibilities of this position will involve access to information that may be considered confidential, private and sensitive. Therefore, the individual filling this position will be required to both allow and pass a background check in addition to physical exam.



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