WWTP Chief Plant Operator (Grade III or above)

City of Jackson | Jackson, CA

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Posted Date 4/22/2019

Under general supervision provides lead supervision and work direction for an assigned shift in the operation of the wastewater treatment plant and related facilities, including assigning duties, providing training and the review of work performance of assigned personnel.

Salary: $31.89/hour – $85.00/hour

Oversees the operation, inspection and maintenance of plant equipment and facilities including any adjusting necessary to maintain an efficient operation, and to meet regulatory requirements for effluent discharge. The Chief Plant Operator acts as lead worker and direct, coordinate and monitor the work of the plant operators. Typical duties include: leads, directs and trains plant operators on an assigned shift in the safe and efficient performance of their duties; learns and implements hazardous material regulations, safety rules and regulations; conducts tailgate safety meetings for assigned shift; monitors plant to ensure NPDES requirements are being met; places on or takes off line engines, pumps, sedimentation basins, aerated grit tanks, chlorinators, dechlorinators, and other related equipment; inspects and monitors processes, troubleshoots and makes adjustments to maintain operations, arranges more extensive servicing, maintenance and repair as needed; regulates pressures and flow rates, reads and accurately records information relating to plant performance; completes and maintains records of shift activities; maintains effective work procedures and effectively resolves on-the-job problems as they occur; responsible for maintenance of buildings and grounds; may perform duties of the plant operator; and performs other related duties as assigned. The Chief Plant Operator is responsible for preparation and submission of the Self Monitoring Reports for the facility and may be listed as the LRO (Legal Responsible Official) for the City.

($31.89/hour – $85/hour depending on experience and qualifications; City provides exceptionally generous benefits for eligible employees.)

Apply at Jackson City Hall or mail application materials to: cinfo@ci.jackson.ca.us; Jackson City Hall, c/o Susan Turner, 33 Broadway, Jackson, CA 95642. Position is open until filled. E.O.E.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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