Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator


Job Summary

To operate, monitor, maintain, and trouble-shoot the wastewater treatment facility and its processes. Work involves responsibility for the technical aspects of plant operations, compliance with state and federal operating regulations, and underground sewer system. Work is performed with considerable independence under the direction of the Chief Operator, subject to review through reports and results achieved

Contact: 8793740165 / 8446240165

Responsibilities and Duties

Perform all aspects of sampling, monitoring and testing required to maintain compliance with Federal State and Local regulations governing the wastewater treatment process, and storm water and sludge management Assist with the installation and inspection of new sewer lines and services. Perform the installation, maintenance and repair of the physical plant and pump stations and all of their components. During the Chief Operator’s absence, act as the Department’s representative to the public. Assist in the performance of regular and unscheduled maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment and machinery. On call to respond to emergencies and breakdowns at the plant and pump stations. Conduct the necessary weekend checks of the treatment plant on a rotating basis. Perform all work in conformance to Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations.

Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications

Be able to perform and document various tests required by State and Federal agencies for the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Perform daily checks of the wastewater treatment process and periodic checks of pump stations. Have a working knowledge of the operation, methods and procedures of a wastewater treatment plant. Have a working knowledge of the machinery used for wastewater treatment and pumping stations. Have a thorough knowledge of mechanical equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunction. Have a working knowledge of basic machinery preventive maintenance and repair. Have a basic knowledge of State and Federal rules governing wastewater discharges and worker’s safety.

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