Wastewater Plant Operator Trainee
AUGUSTA COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY -WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE
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Operate domestic wastewater treatment systems and conduct inspections of facility; observes process control parameters via SCADA, various instrumentation screens, and results of laboratory analyses. Read meters and gauges, enters data in operational logs and computer spreadsheets, and completes other records and reports. Observes operations of chemical feed systems, and monitors and measures feed rates on a regular and timely basis. Collects samples and performs analysis on wastewater and sludge samples. Performs preventive and minor maintenance on equipment and assists maintenance personnel as needed. Check pump stations, operates filter press, cleans basins, and assists in filter testing while on utility shifts. Perform duties in accordance with all local, state and federal laws, rules and guidelines. Must be knowledgeable of and adhere to personnel and safety policies and practices and all safety regulations. Working conditions include the following: lifting or moving up to 55 pounds without assistance; frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and moderate noise level. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to distinguish color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be willing to work a rotating shift including weekends and holidays. Most possess a personal or home phone. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or vocational school and some experience in activities that require both written and oral instructions and using mathematics. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver License. Must possess a valid Class B Virginia Commercial Driver License with H and N endorsements or be able to acquire the same within 6-12 months of employment. Must obtain a minimum Class 4 license within 18 months of employment as a condition of successful job performance and continued employment. Currently licensed operators are encouraged to apply for this position.
Please submit an application with résumé by visiting our website at https://www.acsawater.com/.
Posting Date: 5/11/21