City of San Angelo Texas
  • Water Production
  • San Angelo, TX, USA
  • 30,952 - $38,689/YR/DOQ
  • Full Time

GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision, performs all activities associated with operating and maintaining chemical treatment processes, mechanical functions, and labor operations of a surface water treatment facility, ground water production facilities, and water storage facilities.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Monitors and operates water treatment plant equipment such as pumps, valves, motors, filters, gauges, and meters to ensure proper functioning of the water plant and well sites. Monitors and operates water distribution system equipment such as pumps, valves, motors, gauges, and meters, to ensure the proper functioning of the water distribution system. Monitors chemical feed systems, chlorine, ammonia, Ph, turbidity as well as other plant process parameters. Monitors water storage tank levels and distribution pressures and makes adjustments needed to meet consumer demand for water. Collects water samples and interprets lab results to make process adjustments. Maintains daily records and monthly reports on water operations. Maintains a clean and safe work area in and around all the plant processes and buildings. Completes preventative and corrective maintenance work orders on pumps, motors, gearboxes and other equipment in a timely manner. Informs supervisor of all problems, deviations, and unfamiliar situations. Adheres to the personnel, safety, and department policies and procedures. Assist other coworkers as needed. Performs other duties as assigned. Hours: Thursday through Sunday, rotating shift. Regular and timely attendance is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: High School diploma or equivalent; and two years' experience in the operation and maintenance of a Water treatment system, preferably with the City of San Angelo; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Licenses or Certifications: Must possess a valid driver license with a good driving record. Applicants with an out-of-state driver license must provide an original certified driving record from the state of driving licensure. Minimum Class D Water Treatment Plant Operator license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) or acquisition of license within 6 months from hire is required for position eligibility. Required Knowledge of: City policies and procedures. State and Federal laws and regulations governing Water plant operations. Standards and specifications for compliance to Water regulations. Principles and practices of Water facilities and equipment maintenance and repair. Principles and methods of maintenance of Water facilities, and servicing requirements of plant machinery and equipment, including SCADA systems. Federal, state and City safety rules and regulations. Required Skill in: Interpreting and applying technical standards and procedures, state rules and regulations, and City policies and procedures. Reading technical documents and schematics. Performing basic Water plant operation activities. Reading and interpreting gauges and recording devices. Performing and interpreting basic laboratory tests. Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands. Promoting and enforcing safe work practices. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Effective verbal and written communications. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed primarily outdoors where exposure includes, but may not be limited to, dust, dirt, fumes and loud noises in inclement weather conditions. Routine activities require working around electromechanical and rotating equipment. Work may include handling dangerous/toxic chemicals with appropriate personal protective equipment. Work is performed in Water Utilities Department facilities; required to lift and carry up to 75 pounds.

Job postings may be withdrawn at any time at direction of the City Manager.

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