The James City Service Authority seeks career-minded individuals to perform experienced work operating, maintaining and repairing the James City Service Authority’s (JCSA’s) Water Production Section’s facilities, equipment and related appurtenances. There are five levels of Waterworks Operator distinguished by the level of the work performed and the qualifications of the employee and the requirements of the position being filled. The work location and the Water System/Facility classification being operated will dictate the minimum level of Waterworks Operator required.
Responsibilities: Operates, maintains, and repairs mechanical and electrical systems at Water Production Section’s facilities, equipment and appurtenances including maintenance, diagnosing issues, operating, adjusting, and mechanical problems and repairs; Operates, monitors and records data in the operation of the distribution system including pressures, tanks levels, flow rates and water quality through a computer based system and makes necessary adjustments at facilities to meet water supply quality and quantity requirements; Monitors, operates and tests facility operation including recording flows, pressures, levels, run times, calculates production quantities, records water quality parameters and assess process performance; operates and maintains chemical feed systems and performs analytical tests and calculations to determine appropriate treatment and feed rates; Records and maintains operational and laboratory data including the performance of a variety of chemical testing including but not limited to pH, chlorine residual, alkalinity, conductivity and orthophosphate, and determines needed adjustments based on results; collects water samples as required by regulatory agencies including assorted chlorine residual, chemical and bacteriological samples as needed; Calibrates water analytical instruments through the use of known standards; Calculates disinfection doses for water system, and tanks; operates and maintains disinfection equipment; Serves as competent person directing maintenance operations during confined space entry activities as the entry supervisor; oversees employees associated Lockout/Tagout Procedures; Ensures efficient operation of the Water Production Section’s facilities; maintains established water quality standards by monitoring well operations; etc.
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