Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator OIT/I/II or III
The Sewerage Commission - Oroville Region is looking to fill a position for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator OIT/I/II or III.
Under general supervision, perform semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation of all equipment in a wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift; to perform related work as required.
This position requires the candidate to be able to work a staggered work week, including weekends and holidays. Work schedules are subject to modification with a minimum notification. Currently operators work four days a week, ten hours per day.
Operate wastewater treatment facilities to control flow and processing of wastewater, sludge and effluent; monitor gauges, meters and control panels; observe variation in operating conditions, interpreting meter and gauge readings and test results to determine processing requirements; operate valves and gates; start and stop pumps, engines and electric motors to control and adjust flow and treatment processes; operate and maintain digesters; perform routine facility and grounds maintenance work; operate heavy equipment on plant site to move and transport biosolids and perform related work; operate computer equipment and software; collect samples and perform routine laboratory tests and analyses; maintain shift log and record meter and gauge readings; assist in the supervision and training of less experienced operators; perform related assignments as necessary.