Raise your family in Oklahoma’s Green Country! The Tulsa area offers affordable housing, abundant water resources, and many outdoor recreational activities. Tulsa has a rapidly developing downtown area with small town atmosphere.
The City of Tulsa currently has an opening for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations Supervisor for our 42 MGD Southside Wastewater Treatment Plant. Candidates should be familiar with wastewater treatment practices, processes and equipment. Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of Environmental Quality and EPA regulations related to wastewater treatment.
Considerable knowledge of chemical, physical, or biological water or wastewater treatment processes; considerable knowledge of the principles and operating methods used in a water or wastewater treatment plant; good knowledge of the occupational hazards and appropriate precautionary safety measures; good knowledge of sampling, testing and analyzing water and wastewater; good knowledge of additive chemicals and routine chemical tests; and good knowledge of the occupational hazards and appropriate precautionary safety measures. Ability to quickly identify plant operating problems and initiate corrective adjustments in plant processes; ability to make operating adjustments on mechanical plant equipment; ability to keep detailed records and to prepare reports of plant operations and activities; ability to assign, supervise and review the work of subordinate personnel; ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; and the ability to utilize the highest level of interpersonal skill in order to understand, select, develop and motivate people at any level within or outside the organization.
JOB FUNCTIONS • Assigns, coordinates, supervises and reviews the work of subordinate personnel in the operation of the plant, conducting formal performance reviews • Schedules shift assignments to maintain sufficient operating personnel • Inspects plant to determine efficiency of operations and condition of equipment • Analyzes recording instrument readings, laboratory test results and operating records to assure proper process maintained and all water regulations followed • Coordinates maintenance and installation of plant equipment • Coordinates, conducts and participates in employee training programs • Prepares reports and maintains records • Reviews process control techniques and records • Maintains chemical inventory and records • Records and adjusts plant processes • Monitors operation preventative maintenance program • Monitors operator safety practices • Monitors support contractors (mowing, pesticide applicator, janitorial, general contractors) • Manages assigned budget for equipment and supplies
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in sanitary, environmental or industrial engineering, environmental health, water or wastewater technology or a related field and three (3) years of experience in the operation of a water or wastewater treatment plant.Possession of a valid Class "B" Water or Wastewater Operator's License as issued by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and must obtain an “A” license within six months of hire date; and possession of a valid Oklahoma Class “D” Operator’s License.