WATER RECLAMATION OPERATOR DAY SHIFT
(1) Day Shift – 7:00 am to 3:30 p.m.
- Operate water reclamation facility during the scheduled shift: Day shift from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Rotating shifts (day, swing, and graveyard) are uncommon but may be required
- Monitor and perform maintenance on equipment, machines, and structures as required
- Collect samples & perform basic lab analyses; collect & enter facility operating data into reports as required
- Detect and analyze problems in the facility operations and then solve those problems to maintain compliance with the discharge permit
- Notify water reclamation facility supervisor and environmental sustainability manager immediately if upset conditions occur in the facility
- Maintain buildings and grounds as required
- Ability to follow written and oral instructions with strong work ethic and attention to detail.
- Good knowledge of facility operations procedures and safety
- Ability to disassemble/repair/troubleshoot pumps, piping, gearboxes, valves, etc.
- Good background in basic math
- Ability to learn basic lab procedures
- Good computer skills and working knowledge of MS Excel
- Ability to work changing shifts. Flexibility in regard to hours and days worked.
- Ability to get along with fellow employees and contractors
- Ability to read and understand operating and maintenance instructions in equipment manuals
- Work in wet conditions/standing wastewater for hours at a time
- Able to work in extreme weather conditions
- Twist/bend/pull/push/lift 10-25 pounds multiple times each day and up to 450 pound barrels once per week
- Break apart bolts and exercise valves that require 25-75 ft-lb of torque as required
- Utah Level 1 Wastewater Treatment and Collection Certification within 1 year of hire
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Forklift operator certification within 90 days of hire.
- Wastewater operators are paid on their own pay scale. It starts at $19.90 per hour for an unqualified operator and rises to $26.00 per hour in 14 pay levels
- Operators’ pay varies according to Utah wastewater certifications, current maintenance qualifications, and education