PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION: Performs specialized skilled work in the operation and routine maintenance of wastewater treatment plant and collection system.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs repairs on equipment and machinery in an activated sludge treatment plant including both conventional and tertiary treatment units including lift stations, primary units, secondary units, and filters. Performs routine daily observations of lift stations and the wastewater treatment plant. Performs maintenance tasks of the collection system including cleaning, grease and root control, and repairs as established by policy. Performs preventative maintenance on motors, pumps, generators, engines, air compressors, surface aerators, mixers, screening devices, pneumatic and electronic instrumentation, high speed compressors, turbines, pneumatic operated valves, hydraulic flow meters, automatic electric control devices, chemical feed devices and all other equipment associated with sludge treatment system, conventional and tertiary treatment units. Performs routine electrical and plumbing work. Collects samples and completes basic laboratory analysis as required .Operates wastewater sludge truck for the purpose of hauling sludge from the wastewater treatment system to the designated area for spreading .Keeps records and logs as required. Deals effectively and courteously with fellow employees and the general public. Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Must be a High School graduate or equivalent. Must have six months of experience at Wastewater Maintenance Worker or equivalent. Should know the principles, procedures, methods, and equipment involved in wastewater treatment operations.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with airbrakes and tanker endorsements or obtain within a probationary employment period. Must possess a Class “D” Missouri Wastewater Operator’s License or obtain such accreditation within a probationary employment period.
Applicant must successfully complete background investigation and pre-employment substance abuse testing and may be subject to random substance abuse testing.
Application and complete job description available at www.republicmo.com. Application must be completed and submitted to City Hall, 213 N. Main, Republic, MO 65738, by deadline.