Water Reclamation Plant Operator III

Company: City of Camarillo
Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
Location: Camarillo, California
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 43907
Website: http://www.ci.camarillo.ca.us

Performs a variety of water reclamation plant operations activities; monitors the operation of the nitrification/denitrification wastewater treatment plant pumps, motors, filters, and other equipment; makes adjustments to treatment process as necessary. Compiles and calculates data from gauges, dials, hour meters, and other instrumentation indicators; records data and enters into computer database. Maintains and calibrates electronic equipment including probes, analyzers, and sampler units. Maintains and repairs pumps, valves, motors, injectors, vacuum regulators, sample compositors, and other equipment. Maintains and cleans sludge drying beds. Inspects water reclamation plant equipment, grounds, and facilities to locate needed repairs and maintenance requirements; makes repairs to plant equipment and performs general plant maintenance work. Collects various water and sewage samples for laboratory tests; conducts a variety of basic chemical, biochemical, and bacteriological tests on plant influent, effluent, and related bodies of water; interprets results and makes necessary adjustments to plant operations; maintains records and prepares required reports. Responds to citizen inquiries and complaints and determines appropriate corrective action; coordinates activities with other City staff in resolving complaints. Assists in the training of less experienced staff; assists water reclamation system and plant mechanics in activities related to water reclamation system preventive and emergency maintenance. Responds to emergency conditions at the plant, pump stations, and public streets during weekend duty or when on night duty.

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work or trade school training in wastewater treatment technology. Three years of experience in the operation of water reclamation plant facilities, equipment. Possession of at least a Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board. A valid California driver’s license.

Salary: $30.40 - $41.01 Hourly

Application Deadline: July 21, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Learn More/Apply: http://www.ci.camarillo.ca.us/departments/administrative_services/Employment/Employment.php

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