Operator I – Field’s Point WWTF, Providence, RI
Shift: 3 PM – 11 PM / Days Off: Rotating Schedule
Duties/responsibilities: Takes & 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.
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required. 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.
Application Period: 8/14/17 to 8/22/17. Click here for full job description.
Town of South Kingstown
Wastewater Operator II
The Town has an opportunity for an experienced Wastewater Operator to join the team at the Wastewater Treatment Facility. This position, referred to as the Chief of Operations, performs the duties of a foreman on a daily basis and is in charge of the treatment plant in the absence of the Wastewater Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent. The Operator II is responsible for process control of the entire plant, assigning operating staff to the liquid and solids handling systems, performing routine plant testing program and research work and providing the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent with information on treatment status and process efficiency, as well as some administrative tasks as needed.
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