$22.79-$32.41 Hourly / $3,950.27-$5,617.73 Monthly / $47,403.20-$67,412.80 Yearly
Accompanies other plant technicians/assists in performing routine co-generation inspections; assists with adjustment of digester gas valves; assists with completing advanced preventive maintenance requirements; assists with inspection of gas mixers; assists with inspection of gas room equipment (building 080 and 081); assists with troubleshooting and repair of unit controls.
Assists with inspection of stand-by generator building; assists with operation and maintenance of wet well.
Performs operations and maintenance tasks in the collection system pump stations.
Collects wastewater system samples for testing and analysis; cleans and calibrates conveyor belt scale; records and interprets co-gen readings; transfers pellets from hot silo.
Installs and repairs backflow preventors; operates and sets up portable pumping equipment; operates MCC 48 and remote gas compressor controls; operates, adjusts, and monitors belt press equipment; operates and maintains stationary and portable generators; tests plant and pump station machinery and apparatus using basic electrical test equipment.
Performs visual inspections per standard operating procedures; paints pumps and motors, piping and all other equipment; performs manual and semi-skilled operational and maintenance activities uses tech manual library to obtain mechanical/maintenance information; loads trucks from hauling contractor in accordance with standard operating procedures; monitors inventory levels; generates charts, graphs and/or reports using computer.
Performs normal daily operations associated with O2 generation; performs normal shut down and secure/button up O2 plant; performs routine operational lab tests (DR-2000, 30 min settleable, cent. MLSS, turb, etc.); restarts all areas of the treatment plant and pump stations after power failures; verifies auto blanket finders are working properly in required areas.
Performs related work as required.
Knowledge of: basic safety practices; auto controls; 24/125 DCV systems; MCC 92; 480v distribution panel; start air system; the activated sludge process; the nitrogen cycle and where in the plant it cycles; principles of chlorination and dechlorination; thickener operation; CMMS; SCADA system; pump station operations; treatment facility (including recycle flows) hydraulic flow path.
Ability to: establish and maintain productive working relationships with co-workers and the public; understand and follow written and oral instructions; lift 50pounds; climb ladders; work in confined spaces; utilize basic safety practices (e.g. lockout/tagout); apply basic computer skills; demonstrate basic electrical safety procedures; learn new tasks and work practices.
Skill in: use of hand tools; use of small power tools.
Basic computer skills.
AWT employees - Must meet criterion for Level II on the job skills matrix.
Others - Graduation from an accredited high school or GED with 4 years of utility experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: External hires have 1 year beyond the standard probationary period to achieve the qualifying skills set.
Possession of a valid Florida commercial driver’s license Class B within five (5) months.
Completion of the Florida wastewater plant operator’s course if choosing the operations track.