Operator I – FP044
Narragansett Bay Commission, Field’s Point WWTF
Takes and records readings of plant equipment, including temperature, pressure, and vacuum. Operates a variety of pumps, valves, gates, and switches in order to operate the plant equipment. Responds to alarms or operational problems within plant property and at remote locations and takes corrective action based on defined procedures or supervisor direction. Cleans plant equipment and facilities and maintains a safe working environment. Frequently requires operation of a forklift, Bobcat, front end loader, sweeper, scum truck, and/or pick-up truck. Collects samples, performs standard tests, and records results; notifies supervisor if readings are abnormal. Assists other operators and plant staff with cleaning, maintaining, repairing, and installing plant equipment. Receives hazardous materials (chemical deliveries) and completes appropriate paperwork. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. As required, to drive a facility vehicle on or off site. Medium Work: exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
High School Diploma or G.E.D. as required.
Experience: Performance in basic maintenance. Following instructions. Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. Cleaning and sanitation principles and practices.
Special Requirements: Within one year of appointment, must possess an Operator-In-Training (OIT) Grade I certification license for wastewater treatment plant. Valid driver’s license in good standing is required at time of appointment.