Lead Water Plant Operator
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:(Which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Schedules, trains, assigns and reviews work activities of water plant operators.
- Reviews logs and notes to evaluate condition of water plant at beginning of shift.
- Collects and analyzes water samples from a variety of sources on a regularly scheduled basis or upon request.
- Adjusts or recalibrates laboratory equipment, chemical feeds, and pressures based on water sample analysis.
- Monitors, adjusts and cleans filter system to ensure proper functioning.
- Monitors and performs routine preventive maintenance of equipment and cleaning of chemical rooms.
- Inventories, orders, and receives supplies.
- Observes, trains and assists in performing preventive and emergency maintenance on equipment.
- Knowledge of water operational systems.
- Knowledge of City, federal and state rules, regulations, practices and procedures related to the operation and administration of water systems.
- Knowledge of health, safety and environmental policies, precautions, and procedures.
- Knowledge of basic supervisory practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of recordkeeping and file maintenance practices and procedures.
- Skill in prioritizing, assigning ,and reviewing the work of others.
- Skill in safely responding to health, safety, and environmental incidents or emergencies.
- Skill in safely maintaining and operating water plant systems, equipment and machinery.
- Skill in the safe use of hazardous chemicals.
- Skill in utilizing verbal and written communication in the development of reports and presentations.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate degree and three (3) years of related experience in a water plant operation, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess and maintain State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection Water Treatment certification, Class B. A valid Florida driver’s license and CDL is required.
Last revision date: October 2001