Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator - Stanwood, WA

Employer: City of Stanwood

Job Description:
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
City of Stanwood - Stanwood, WA 98292
$53,604 - $74,368 a year

Position Summary:
Operates wastewater treatment and sludge processing equipment to control flow and processing of wastewater, sludge, and effluent. Interprets readings from meters, charts, instruments and gauges. Obtains wastewater samples and performs routine laboratory analysis. Maintains logs and records. May have pre-treatment responsibilities. May perform wastewater collection and maintenance duties.

Essential Job Duties:
• Performs skilled, semi-skilled and complex maintenance and operation activities designed to provide quality service for the City’s wastewater systems.
• Monitors the performance of all equipment, gauges and charts in the treatment plant and pump stations.
• Records statistical data concerning plant operations. Charts lab test results for trend analysis and maintains accurate records of analysis and test results. Evaluates data and writes reports, as required. Maintains monthly discharge monitoring reports.
• Inspects, operates, maintains and repairs malfunctions at the wastewater treatment plant; repairs gauges, pumps, filters and other controls and equipment at frequent intervals to insure that all aspects of the system are functioning properly.
• Collects samples and identifies concentrations of chemical, physical or biological characteristics of wastewater required in accordance with local, state and federal requirements. Gathers and tests wastewater samples for plant efficiency reports, as required.
• Performs quality control tests on lab equipment and lab analysis. Evaluates procedures and results for accuracy and determines appropriate methods.
• Maintains department QA/QC manual.
• Calibrates, modifies or repairs instrumentation and control equipment including recorders, flow meter and other water quality monitoring equipment.
• Operates and maintains sewage pump stations. Cleans wet wells and operates pumps and valves to control and adjust flow and treatment process.
• Performs locates on utilities and construction inspections for sewer as built for all new construction as required.
• Standby duty is required for this position.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, including three (3) to six (6) years of experience working within a Wastewater Division; and at least one (1) year employed as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II; or any combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements:
Level I:
• Valid Washington State Driver’s License
• WWTPO II Certification from Washington State Department of Ecology.
• Pumps and Motors training
• CDL Certification, Flagger Certification, Confined Space Entry, First Aid/CPR Certification; and
• Ability to reach Stanwood within forty (40) minutes of call-out

Level II:
• WWTPO III Certification

TO APPLY: www.stanwoodwa.org
(Application can also be downloaded from website)

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $53,604.00 - $74,368.00 per year
• 401(k)
• Dental insurance
• Disability insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Professional development assistance
• Retirement plan
• Vision insurance
• 8 hour shift
• On call
• Overtime
Work Remotely: No

Contact Person:
Location: Stanwood, WA
Application Method: Online: https://stanwoodwa.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=101&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Wastewater-Treatment-Plant-Operator-14
Base Pay: $53,604 - $74,368 YR, plus generous benefits

Posted on October 06, 2020

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