Water Plant Operator

City of Lake Forest | Lake Forest, IL

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Posted Date 10/28/2019

Apply online by 11/17/19. Includes excellent benefits package.

The Water Plant Operator is responsible for the operation, monitoring, filtration, treatment and testing of water in the Water Plant. The Water Plant produces potable water through membrane filtration.

The successful candidate must be able to perform the following key functions:
 operate Water Plant independently;
 troubleshoot existing equipment related to HVAC, plumbing, and electric systems;
 monitor the outlying storage stations for levels, pressures and chlorine residuals through SCADA system and Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controls;
 perform lab work; recordkeeping; outlying sewer lift station checks;
 maintain Water Plant cleanliness;
 maintain existing equipment; and
 collect bi-monthly distribution water samples

The Water Plant Operator will also perform other duties as directed by the Chief Water Plant Operator and Management.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, support the City's Core Values, and practice service over self. This position works rotating 12-hour shifts in this 24-7 operation; including nights, weekends and holidays.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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