Operator I

Company Name:
Severn Trent Services
Job Description
The Operator 1 is responsible for operating or learning to operate machinery, pumps, and related equipment in water or wastewater treatment facilities.
Required Skills
High school diploma or equivalent and 0-1 years related experience - Display a willingness, aptitude and self-discipline to study the required material and meet all prerequisites to obtain water or wastewater certification. - Knowledge of process control techniques, maintenance procedures and safe practices. - The ability to successfully perform routine on-site maintenance and emergency repairs of treatment equipment is essential - Knowledge of regulatory rules is essential - Previous water or wastewater treatment experience is desirable - Completion of water or wastewater correspondence courses is very desirable - Willing to work all shifts including: weekends, holidays, evenings, and 24-hour emergency on call Valid driver''s license A "level 1" water and/or wastewater license must be attained within two years of the date of hire Must be able to frequently lift 50 pounds Must be able to load, unload, and move large equipment and tools Continuous walking, stair climbing, and lifting Must be able to access confined spaces Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions Internal candidates have 6 work days to apply to this position from date of posting.
Required Experience
Operates valves, pumps, motors, belt presses, disinfection equipment, vehicles and various other related equipment and machinery - Provides routine testing, monitoring, and maintenance of production wells - Performs treatment process and maintenance of treatment facility equipment to assure proper operations - Conducts routine sampling and field testing of water and/or wastewater - Documents plant performance and maintenance - Records daily flows and chemical usage - Engages in the emergency repair and maintenance of treatment equipment, pumps, motors, sensing devices, instrumentation, and electrical equipment. - Ensures that facilities are secure - Responds to call outs and after hours emergencies - Provides customer service functions when necessary - May clean and maintain treatment plant grounds when necessary - Understands and adheres to all company health and safety procedures as they relate to essential job functions Other duties may be assisgned.

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