Salt Lake City

WASTEWATER PLANT MAINTENANCE OPERATOR IV (MAY UNDER FILL TO A I,II,III)

Requisition ID
2020-4665
Department
PUBLIC UTILITIES
Minimum Salary
USD $23.91/Hr.
Maximum Salary
USD $23.91/Hr.
Location
US-UT-Salt Lake City

Overview

The Department of Public Utilities currently has an open position that plays an important role in their Water Reclamation Facility. Please see below for job descriptions for a WasteWater Plant Maintenace Operator I,II,II and a IV. 

 

WW PLANT OPERATOR I:

Under close supervision, performs entry-level work in the maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities, equipment and grounds.  In training capacity, serves as helper or assistant for another more skilled worker.

 

WWPLANT OPERATOR II:

Performs semi-skilled to skilled work in the operation, maintenance and repair of wastewater plant buildings and equipment.  Some responsibilities may be performed without direct supervision.

 

WW PLANT OPERATOR III:

Performs journey-level skilled duties required in the operation, maintenance and repair of wastewater plant buildings and equipment.  May serve as a lead worker over training crews, including hourly and apprentice-level plant maintenance operators.

 

WWW PLANT OPERATOR IV:

Journey-level skilled duties required in the operation, maintenance and repair of wastewater plant buildings and equipment.  Reporting to the Field Supervisor or Wastewater Plant Maintenance Coordinator, directs and determines the major maintenance schedules and operational needs of stationary building equipment such as boilers, compressors and large pumps.  Lead person assignments are routinely required of this position.

 

Job listing will remain open until filled and may close at any time without notice.

Responsibilities

WW PLANT OPERATOR I:

  • Under supervision, does entry-level to routine semi-skilled level work in the inspection and servicing of pumps, motors, compressors, lifts, hoists and related equipment.
  • Assists with installing and removing equipment, repairing broken parts and performing preventive maintenance.  Makes minor repairs and may complete work orders.
  • Operates equipment and hand or power tools.  Performs preparation and cleanup tasks.
  • Performs grounds maintenance; may adjust and repair sprinkling systems Washes walls, paints, cleans, and may make deliveries and pick up supplies from vendors.
  • Under supervision, may begin training on heavy equipment, including loaders and 10-wheel dump trucks.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

WWPLANT OPERATOR II:

  • Inspects and services equipment such as boilers, compressors, lifts, hoists, chillers, steam systems, pumps, air con­ditioners, swamp coolers, electrical generators, fans, motors, digesters, rag pickers and related equipment.
  • Performs routine maintenance and repairs under supervision or according to work orders, maintenance schedules or as needed.  May work alone or as part of a group.  Reads blueprints.
  • Reads and interprets performance charts, control panels and graphs.  Under supervision, makes operational adjustments.  Works with energy conservation and recovery program.  Operates valves and controls.  Assists with plant security.
  • Repairs broken equipment such as rag pickers, trunions, digester parts and clarifiers.  May train other employees in the operation and repair of plant equipment.
  • May operate heavy equipment including loaders and 10-wheel dump trucks.
  • Lubricates machinery and, under supervision, assists or performs new or replacement installations.  May assist with major projects under supervision or complete pre-assigned work orders with responsibility for accounting of time and materials. 
  • Completes work records and work orders.  May suggest inventory replacement or original accesses.

 

WW PLANT OPERATOR III:

  • Performs journey-level skilled inspection and servicing of equipment such as boilers, compressors, lifts, hoists, chillers, steam systems, pumps, air conditioners, swamp coolers, electrical generators, fans, motors, digesters, rag pickers and related equipment.
  • Provides expertise and instruction for preventive and specialized maintenance.  Performs most maintenance and repairs without supervision, according to work orders, maintenance schedules or as needed.  May work alone or as part of a group. Reads and interprets blueprints. Completes work records and work orders.  Suggests inventory replacement or original accesses. Trains other employees.
  • Reads and interprets performance charts, control panels and graphs.  Makes operational adjustments.  Works with energy conservation and recovery program.  Operates valves and controls.  Assists with plant security.
  • Repairs broken equipment such as rag pickers, trunions, digester parts and clarifiers.
  • May operate heavy equipment including loaders and 10-wheel dump trucks.
  • Lubricates machinery and performs new or replacement installations.  Assists with major projects and completes pre-assigned work orders with responsibility for accounting of time and materials.    

 

WWW PLANT OPERATOR IV:

  • Helps determine the need, frequency and schedule of major building and process equipment maintenance and performs in according to plant operations, emergency needs and availability of parts and supplies.  Assists in the scheduling and supervision of all general maintenance.
  • Provides expertise and "hands on" instruction for preventive and specialized maintenance and repairs.  Performs many maintenance tasks without direct assistance.  Orders parts and supplies through departmental channels.  Trains other employees.
  • Performs major adjustments to various types of equipment. May repair broken equipment such as rag pickers, trunnions, digester parts and clarifiers.  May train other employees in the operation and repair of plant equipment.
  • Prepares training and instructional material including oper­ations and maintenance manuals for plant equipment.  Works with designers, contractors and consultants to improve maintenance and provide those maintenance skills after warranty periods.
  • May work with stockroom to assist vendors for maximum cost benefits to plant and to lessen operational interruptions.
  • May operate heavy equipment including loaders, 10-wheel dump truck, and crane.
  • Responds to emergencies and suggests changes in plant procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

WW PLANT OPERATOR I:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent. 
  • Ability to read, write and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Some knowledge of methods, tools and materials used in general maintenance and repair work.
  • Ability to operate various hand and power tools.
  • Possession of valid state driver’s license or Utah driving privilege card.

 

WWPLANT OPERATOR II:

 

  • Satisfactory completion of the Salt Lake City Corporation training for a Wastewater Plant Maintenance Operator I.  Minimum of two years as a Wastewater Maintenance Worker or similar occupation may be substituted for the Operator Level I training.
  • Proven ability to use hand and power tools for repair of machinery.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.
  • Ability to work well with co-workers, supervisors and the general public under varying circumstances.

 

 

WW PLANT OPERATOR III:

 

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent plus three years’ paid experience as a plant maintenance operator installing, repairing and maintaining a variety of industrial or process plant equipment at either a wastewater treatment or water treatment facility, a chemical process plant, or other industrial plant facility.
  • Proven ability to read and interpret blueprints, circuit diagrams and various manuals and maintenance schedules.
  • Possession of a valid state driver's license or Utah driving privilege card.

 

WW PLANT OPERATOR IV:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent plus four year’s paid experience as a plant maintenance operator installing, repairing and maintaining a variety of industrial or process plant equipment at either a wastewater treatment or water treatment facility, a chemical process plant, or other industrial facility; or one year as a Salt Lake City Public Utilities Department Wastewater Plant Maintenance Worker III. 
  • Ability to supervise as a lead worker.
  • Proven ability to operate, maintain and repair equipment such as boilers, chillers, conveyors, speed reducers, pumps, compressors, motors and similar equipment and to present and prepare manuals for their operation and maintenance.  Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Proven ability to use hand and power tools for repair of machinery.
  • Possession of a valid state driver's license or Utah driving privilege card.
  • Ability to work well with co-workers, supervisors and the general public under varying circumstances.
  • Ability to train and teach other plant personnel.

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