Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

The Municipal Authority of the City of Monongahela is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of treatment plant operator. As operator, the successful candidate is expected to do the following job functions:

Assist the Chief Operator in the safe operation and maintenance of the entire treatment plant and sewage collection system. Observe plant and pump station operations and check for potential issues/problems. Read meters, gauges, charts and instruments and document all required information. Perform preventative maintenance on plant and pump station equipment. Repair and replace pumps and motors, electrical panels, controls, and related mechanical equipment. Clean, lubricate and change component parts and otherwise maintain process monitoring and control systems. Perform record keeping functions such as logging information regarding plant operation, test results from process lab, maintenance work performed and unusual operating conditions. Assist with equipment replacement and/or installation projects. Take samples of wastewater, scum, grit, sludge and other materials and properly records chain of custody information; assist with lab testing to determine efficiency of treatment processes. Read diagrams, blueprints, specifications and manuals for installation, repair, and construction projects. Perform grounds and facilities maintenance and cleaning activities as required. Update supervisor and staff regarding work assignment status in a prompt and courteous manner. Maintain and service equipment and hand and power tools; maintain inventory of frequently used supplies and parts. Contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the Municipal Authority's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Drive Authority vehicles to work sites and transports materials as required. Demonstrate courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with public and staff; act in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment. The position requires occasional weekend duty and work on Holidays on a rotational basis in addition to availability for after-hours emergency situations.

A PDF of the full job description can be found below: