The Operations Technician is responsible for providing expertise in the operation of AlexRenew Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) in support of the team and shift leaders to ensure effective and efficient operations of liquids and solids treatment processes. Assignments are of moderate difficulty involving working individually and in a team environment under minimal supervision. Work requires considerable initiative and independent judgment while adhering to strict regulatory requirements and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Request for assistance may come from all areas of the facility. This position is designated as emergency personnel and must report to work in order to maintain the continuous operation of the water resource recovery facility and pumping stations. This position is responsible for the prevention and/or mitigation of any environmental impact associated with job-related tasks, accidents and emergency situations or conditions. Operations Technician work schedule is a varying twelve (12) hour rotating day and night shift.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee may perform on an occasional to regular basis while performing functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these functions. A detailed Physical Demands Analysis is available in Human Resources and a copy will be provided to all incumbents in this position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk and stand for nine hours a day. The employee occasionally lifts up to 49 pounds and/or moves up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception, near and far acuity, color and field of vision. The employee would be required to communicate with management and coworkers, and to listen for emergency sirens and alarms.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Environmental conditions necessitate following strict safety guidelines and use of Personal Protective Equipment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee performs work indoors in a climate controlled environment, with outdoor trips between buildings and some outdoor work required. Some areas are hot and humid at times.
The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: