Operation & Maintenance Technician

Yorkville-Bristol Sanitary District   Yorkville, IL   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on July 14, 2022
Mechanically inclined?
Analytical problem solver?
Work local and help the environment!
Taking full-time job applications now!
O&M Tech - up to $50k DOQ + benefits
The Yorkville-Bristol Sanitary District (YBSD) is seeking qualified applicants for this employment opportunity. YBSD is an independent municipal corporation that provides wastewater transportation and treatment services for Yorkville, Illinois.  YBSD service boundaries currently encompass 10+ sq. mi. and wastewater enters the 3.62 MGD rated WWTP via 14.3 mi. of interceptor sewers.
Operate and maintain the WWTP processes under direction of the Plant Manager and Executive Director. Applicant must have a working knowledge of an activated sludge wastewater treatment system, wastewater equipment operations & maintenance, wastewater sample collection & testing, chemical handling,instrument monitoring & SCADA, safety practices, and first aid. YBSD Operators are available for emergency operation 24/7/365 and rotate weekend/holiday work duties.
  • Operate and maintain treatment systems: screening waste removal, tanks,piping, valves & gates, wastewater pumps, chemical pumps, blowers & compressors, vehicles & tractors, sampling/monitoring equipment, gravity belt thickener, centrifuge, sludge removal, UV, heat exchanger, air filters,sewers, manholes, and other miscellaneous equipment & systems as required
  • General housekeeping, landscaping, grounds, custodial, commercial/ industrial inspections, and miscellaneous upkeep as required


  • Possess, or obtain within 12 months of hire date, an IEPA Class 4 Certification for Wastewater Treatment Works and Operation
  • Strong math, mechanical, analytical/technical, & science background
  • Self-motivated with ability to organize, communicate effectively (written & verbal), keep detailed records, effectively use technology, engage in continuous improvement and learning• Valid IL driver’s license
  • Associate's Degree preferred

YBSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a comprehensive employee benefits program which includes an HDHP/HSA, PPO through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, dental, vision, and life insurance, paid sick, vacation, and holidays, and a retirement program through IMRF.