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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator


, Central Full time Posted On 04.10.2019 Expire On 05.11.2019 Employer

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JOB PURPOSE
To operate, monitor, maintain, and trouble- shoot the wastewater treatment facility and its processes.

Work involves responsibility for the technical aspects of the plant operations to ensure compliance with regulatory discharge specification. Work is performed with considerable independence under the direction of the Projects and Facilities Manager, subject to review through reports and results
achieved.

KEY DUTIES:
  • Perform all aspects of sampling, monitoring and testing required to maintain compliance with regulatory discharge specifications governing the wastewater treatment process, sludge management, plant, air pollution and emission.
  • Assist with the installation and inspection of new equipment and services.
  • Perform the monitoring, inspection, troubleshooting, basic maintenance and repair of the physical plant and pump stations and all of their components and the addition of the necessary chemicals for treatment and plant enhancement.
  • Assist in the performance of regular and unscheduled maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment and machinery.
  • On call to respond to emergencies and breakdowns at the plant and pump stations.
  • Conduct the necessary weekend checks of the treatment plant on a rotating basis.
  • Perform all work in conformance to Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations.
  • Maintain open communication with the Plant and Facilities Manager regarding the treatment process and pump stations operation and malfunctions, as well as make recommendations for repairs and improvement to these systems.
  • Maintain proper and up to date inventories of the treatment plant chemicals.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Ensure 100% compliance of Human Resources Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure 100% compliance with HSE guidelines and processes.
  • Ensure 100% compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety standards.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS:
  • Ability to perform and document various tests required by regulatory agencies for the operation of a wastewater treatment plant.
  • Perform daily checks of the wastewater treatment process, equipment and periodic checks of pump stations.
  • Have a working knowledge of the operation, methods and procedures of a wastewater treatment plant.
  • Have a working knowledge of the machinery used for wastewater treatment and pumping stations.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of mechanical equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunction.
  • Have a working knowledge of basic machinery preventative maintenance and repair.
  • Have a basic knowledge of regulatory rules governing wastewater discharges and worker’s safety.
  • Have the ability to work with independence and to make routine decisions on the operation and management of plant processes and equipment.
  • To provide monthly reports as to the operation and performance of the WWTP and all its accessories.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum Certificate in Process Plant Operations or five (5) CSEC or equivalent passes in subject areas where at least two (2) must be science or technical based or
  • Five (5) years’ experience in wastewater environment
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to detect and differentiate colors
  • Adequate respiratory function to utilize a Self-Contained Breathing apparatus
  • Ability to descend and climb a maximum of 30 rungs to access system pump stations.


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Job ID:

68955

Title:

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Location:

, Central

Category:

Manufacturing

Salary:

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Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

04.10.2019


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Engineering : Environmental and Geological Engineering


Job Requirements


KEY SUCCESS FACTORS:
  • Ability to perform and document various tests required by regulatory agencies for the operation of a wastewater treatment plant.
  • Perform daily checks of the wastewater treatment process, equipment and periodic checks of pump stations.
  • Have a working knowledge of the operation, methods and procedures of a wastewater treatment plant.
  • Have a working knowledge of the machinery used for wastewater treatment and pumping stations.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of mechanical equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunction.
  • Have a working knowledge of basic machinery preventative maintenance and repair.
  • Have a basic knowledge of regulatory rules governing wastewater discharges and worker’s safety.
  • Have the ability to work with independence and to make routine decisions on the operation and management of plant processes and equipment.
  • To provide monthly reports as to the operation and performance of the WWTP and all its accessories.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum Certificate in Process Plant Operations or five (5) CSEC or equivalent passes in subject areas where at least two (2) must be science or technical based or
  • Five (5) years’ experience in wastewater environment
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to detect and differentiate colors
  • Adequate respiratory function to utilize a Self-Contained Breathing apparatus
  • Ability to descend and climb a maximum of 30 rungs to access system pump stations.

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