Waste water Operator (MI Licensed)

Traverse City, MI 49686

Posted: 10/09/2019 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 173259 Pay Rate: DOE

The Operator performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift. 

Diagnoses operating problems; directs and performs necessary corrective action during

work shift

Reads gauges and meters, starts and stops equipment, and operates valves to route and

control flow, makes process control adjustments, determines and sets proper chemical

dosage and flow rates, and operates PLCs and SCADA systems

Complies and reports non-compliance with OMI and Project Policies and Procedures

Prepares required reports and maintains complete record keeping procedures

Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses on industrial

discharges, plant influent, process, effluent and biosolids

Processes, hauls, and applies biosolids in accordance with plant schedules and regulatory requirements

Makes entries in plant logs

Conducts meetings and training sessions pertaining to safety, process control, etc.

Makes operating decisions in the absence of supervisory personnel

Maintains discipline and ensures proper procedures are followed

Assists in the interviewing of prospective employees

 Gives instructions and assignments to plant operators

Performs other duties as required

High School Diploma or GED required

Possession of a Michigan Class C Wastewater Certification or Equivalent

2 years’ Operating Experience in a Wastewater Treatment Facility

Possess a valid driver’s license

Lives within 21 miles of Wastewater Treatment Facility

Knowledgeable in computer operations, must be able to make spreadsheets and word processing documents, and enter information into maintenance management system




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Melissa Liebel

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