Assistant Operator

GENERAL FUNCTIONS: Located in Bayou Vista, Texas,This position assists in all tasks related to the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment plants along with water distribution and wastewater collection systems, including lift pumping stations. Duties also include field service response to customer calls on an as needed basis.

Position Title
Assistant Operator



• TCEQ Class C water license and wastewater license Class "B" wastewater license preferred.
• All tasks related to the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment plants
• Water distribution and wastewater collection systems, including lift pumping stations
• Field service response to customer calls on an as needed basis
• Must be able to lift and move equipment in excess of 50 lbs. and the ability to work in confined spaces
• Possess a high school diploma or the equivalent
• Must possess a valid U.S. Driver’s License.




Qualifications

Preferred Education

high school diploma or the equivalent

Scope of Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
1.Operates treatment processes and equipment in water/wastewater treatment facilities.
2.Operates and maintains the wastewater collection system.
3.Performs daily plant duties including site housekeeping, measuring chemical usage, performing maintenance on wastewater treatment equipment and collecting water samples.
4.Responds to customer questions and complaints.
5.Supports other departments, including customer service, as needed.
6.Performs “On-Call’ duties at the utility in response to problems related to the treatment plant and collection system.
7.After training period employee may be assigned weekend work duties as part of regular work week.
8.Perform other duties or special projects as quested related to the area of responsibility.


Application Closing Date

February 5, 2019

Application Instructions

To apply: send resumes to: lbpolter@aquaamerica.com reference job code: 3355

The Details

Position Type

Work for Water

Position Title
Assistant Operator
Position Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: ASSISTANT DISTRICT OPERATOR


UTILITIES MAINTENANCE, SEWER COLLECTION, WATER DISTRIBUTION
General Description:
The Assistant Operator is under the general supervision of the District Operator and assists in the installation and maintenance of the water and sewer system; such as, but not limited to water meters, meter valves and boxes, manholes, valves, fire hydrants, pumps and lift stations. Work will include new construction repair


General Description:
This position requires someone who will assist the District Operator in operation of the Wastewater Plant and to learn the operation of all plant processes so effluent meets TCEQ standards. This position requires the ability to learn to keep plant operational records, run simple tests, PH, chlorine residual, through the supervision of District Operator.


WATER PLANT OPERATOR
General Description:
This position requires Operator to work with District Operator as required to maintain the pressure in the District.


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GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND

Position Salary

Commensurate

Qualifications

Preferred Education

High school diploma or equivalent

Scope of Responsibilities

UTILITIES MAINTENANCE, SEWER COLLECTION, WATER DISTRIBUTION
General Description:
The Assistant Operator is under the general supervision of the District Operator and assists in the installation and maintenance of the water and sewer system; such as, but not limited to water meters, meter valves and boxes, manholes, valves, fire hydrants, pumps and lift stations. Work will include new construction repair and maintenance of complete system. Ability to utilize SCADA system within plant and reports as required by TCEQ and the Board of Directors. Duties include but are not limited to the above mentioned.

Examples of work:
1.) Assist in making water taps – this includes installation of meter, saddles, corporation, service line, curb stop and meter box.
2.) Assist in repair of meter leaks - includes replacing curb stop, gaskets and other components.
3.) Assist in repair of service lines - includes repair or replacement of service line from water main to meter.
4.) Assist in repair of water main to include full circle clamps, flanges, valves, valve boxes, tees and sections of deteriorated pipe.
5.) Assist in repair fire hydrant parts or replacement of complete hydrant.
6.) Assist in reading water meters in District (Omega Bay, Old Bayou Vista and Bayou Vista) each month.
7.) Assist in work orders, water meter re-reads and other tasks.
8.) Assist in repair of sewer mains – includes replacement of deteriorated pipe, cleaning of sewer mains stopped with roots and other foreign materials and repair sewer taps.
9.) Assist in repair of manholes – includes cleaning, replacing ring and lid, raise or lower to grade.
10.) Assist in making sewer taps for new customer service lines.

WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR
General Description:
This position requires someone who will assist the District Operator in operation of the Wastewater Plant and to learn the operation of all plant processes so effluent meets TCEQ standards. This position requires the ability to learn to keep plant operational records, run simple tests, PH, chlorine residual, through the supervision of District Operator.

Examples of work:
1.) Makes a complete round of the plant several times during the day to check all process units of Plant.
2.) Check scum box of primary clarifier when necessary.
3.) Check return sludge on primary clarifier when necessary.
4.) Check diffusers in equalization basins as necessary.
5.) Check blowers in building and log necessary data.
6.) Check 5 lift stations in District and log data.
7.) Check chlorinator and chlorine supply. Change CL2.
8.) Check Flow meter and log data.
9.) Check influent and effluent.
10.) All work under the supervision of District Operator.

WATER PLANT OPERATOR
General Description:
This position requires Operator to work with District Operator as required to maintain the pressure in the District.

Examples of work:
1.) Assist in taking meter reading daily.
2.) Assist in performing installation of chlorine cylinders, take chlorine residuals, check hydro tank and ground storage tank
3.) This work is to maintain the Bayou Vista Water Plant.
4.) All work done under the supervision of District Operator.


GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES.
1.) Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions. Be able to work flexible hours, weekends, nights and holidays. Must have ability to work with other employees. Must have a grade “C” Water and Wastewater license. Ability to perform manual labor in extreme hot or cold weather.

PHYSICAL CONDITION
1.) Must be in excellent physical condition and able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
Must be able to perform under adverse weather conditions and have no history of chronic illness or back injury

Application Closing Date

July 18, 2019

Application Instructions

Apply to: Galveston County MUD #12 2929 Highway 6, Suite 300, Bayou Vista, Texas 77563 for more information call: 409-935-6111

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