Under general supervision, Operators perform certified and skilled work in the 24-hour operation of an interlinked, tri-county network of water treatment plant, pipeline and pumping station infrastructure.
The position requires considerable knowledge of operating principles, process control technologies and treatment practices associated with water plant and pumping machines. Knowledge of environmental health hazards and life-safety disciplines unique to both localized and distributed water treatment methods is required. Must have knowledge of and utilize onsite and remotely controlled pumping plant operating techniques. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Demonstrate knowledge of Tampa Bay Water Operations On the Job training (OJT) program at skill level designated for Florida Drinking Water license level within timeframe indicated within OJT program. EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School Diploma, Vocational/Technical School Diploma or GED REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
A current Florida Class "C", "B", or "A" Certification for Water Treatment Plant Operators supplemented by a minimum of one (1), three (3), or five (5) years of experience, respectively, in the operation and maintenance of mechanical or electrical equipment with demonstrated ability to detect faulty operating characteristics in equipment or processes, as well as, interpret digital information from a computerized (SCADA) operating System; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
Valid driver's license. Salary:
$14.40 to $36.48 Hourly Learn More/Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tampabaywater/jobs/2278829/water-plant-operator