Under direct or general supervision, learns and performs a variety of operations, control, and preventative maintenance functions in support of the City’s water treatment plant, including using coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, and chlorination to treat water; performs routine water quality laboratory analysis and adjusts chemicals to comply with Federal, State, and local laws and regulations; operates and maintains plant equipment including pumps, motors, valves, chemical feed systems, and filters to maintain adequate production and reserves; assists with preventive maintenance and makes repairs to plant facilities and equipment; and performs other related duties, as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade. College level course work or trade school training in water treatment technology or a related field is highly desirable.
Water Treatment Plant Operator I: One (1) year of responsible experience working with pumps, electric motors, and other mechanical equipment.
Water Treatment Plant Operator II: Two (2) years of responsible work experience comparable to that of a WTPO I with the City of Tracy.
Water Treatment Plant Operator III: Three (3) years of responsible work experience comparable to that of a WTPO II with the City of Tracy.
Salary: $73,655 to $99,200 Annually
Close Date: Oct. 13, 2021, 3:00 p.m.
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