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Water/Wastewater Lead Operator

Groveland, FL 34711

Posted: 05/01/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Operations Job Number: 617061 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our client is is a national engineering, science, and operations firm with a simple vision for clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. They are looking for a  Water/Wastewater Lead Operator in Groveland, FL. The right individual will possess a class "C" Drinking Water and/or Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators License. 

Education/Certifications:
  • High School Degree or Equivalent.
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  • Valid Florida Driver's License required.
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  • Must possess at least a valid State of Florida Class "C" Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Class C license.
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  • Being able to make sound decisions in process control and follow instructions, as well as following safety procedures.
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  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check, pre-placement physical and drug screen before employment.
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  • Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in Wastewater Plant operations with management experience.

Duties:
  • Monitor water/wastewater treatment plant processes and equipment both manually and via SCADA automation, adjusting as necessary to control their operation.
  • Perform water quality sampling, testing, and analysis to determine compliance with federal, state, and EPA standards.
  • Operate, maintain, control, and perform routine repair of plant equipment, including preventive maintenance duties.
  • Utilize software programs for maintenance work orders and maintain all necessary records.
  • Perform general maintenance duties of plant and other assigned duties.
  • Monitor and evaluate the operations of a large, complex water and wastewater treatment facility and its auxiliary systems; maintain plant log.
  • Lead and train subordinate operational and maintenance staff assigned; advise and instruct on methods and techniques for improving efficiency of duties and operations.
  • Reviews trends, records, and reports to maintain proper procedure and standards; collects and tabulates operational log data for regulatory agencies.
  • Recognize deviations or irregularities in the plant operation and maintenance; adjust the treatment plant process and equipment in order to maintain the required quality standards of the federal, state, and county regulatory agencies.
  • Sample, measure, and test plant values such as pH, chlorine residuals, temperature, solids concentration, levels, and others; make corrections and adjustments; collect required samples for on and offsite analysis.
  • Collaborate with maintenance staff on specific projects; adjust or bypass job specific areas, processes, or equipment to ensure consistent wastewater treatment, plant integrity, and safety.
  • Test, monitor, record, evaluate, troubleshoot, and adjust the operation of plant emergency generator and auxiliary equipment.
  • Assist contractors and consultants with specific tasks.
  • Assist in preparing standard operating procedures.
  • Oversee Plant operations to remain in compliance of all Federal, State, County and City regulations and standards when an operations Supervisor is not onsite.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and standard operating procedures.
  • Work around high voltage, rotating equipment and various hazardous chemicals.
  • May assist Federal, State and local regulators during plant compliance inspections.
  • Performs related work as required.
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About Groveland, FL

Explore exciting job opportunities in the scenic area around Groveland, Florida! Nestled in the heart of the Sunshine State, Groveland offers a picturesque backdrop for career growth and success. With its proximity to the stunning Lake Louisa State Park, the charming art galleries in nearby Winter Garden, and the bustling cultural scene in Orlando, there's something for everyone here. From savoring delicious Southern cuisine to catching a show at the Garden Theatre, Groveland promises a dynamic lifestyle and endless possibilities for job seekers. Start your journey to a fulfilling career in this vibrant region today!

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