WWTP Operator Trainee - EPD - Enterprise


WWTP Operator Trainee - EPD - Enterprise

Department: Environmental Protection Division
Job Status: Full-Time
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Hour Per Week: 40
Rate of Pay: Starting $16.99/hr - plus comprehensive benefits package
Status: Open until filled
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 Job Description

Grade 13

General Statement of Duties

Operates equipment, systems and related facility features at the Wastewater Treatment Plant under close supervision; performs directly related work as required.

Examples of Essential Work

  • Studies water treatment processes and trains in all job functions associated with WTP Operator functions;
  • Observes variations in operating conditions and makes equipment and process related adjustments;
  • Mixes and adjusts chemical doses;
  • monitors computer generated information relating to water issues and takes appropriate actions based on that information;
  • Notifies supervisor of any actions taken or makes recommendations for changes;
  • Monitors automated process control system operating levels;
  • Inspects all equipment and processing areas;
  • Completes carbon regeneration duties;
  • Performs calculations and records data according to established procedures;
  • Interprets results and makes or recommends adjustments;
  • Maintains log of plant operations;
  • Operates pumps and other equipment to control flow and other processes;
  • Develops safe and standard operation procedures for plant equipment activities;
  • Performs routine cleaning and minor maintenance of equipment to include assembly, disassembly, and lubrication of equipment using standard mechanics hand tools;
  • Monitors outlying pump stations and machinery;
  • Operates safety equipment such as self contained breathing apparatus, dust masks and face shield, monitoring equipment and instrumentation and related equipment;
  • Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; and more.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from High School or possession of a GED, and
  • Some experience in related functions or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.
  • Preference will be given to candidates showing proficiency in math and science.

Required Special Qualifications

  • Valid New Hampshire Driver's License.
  • The employee will be required to obtain a State of New Hampshire Wastewater treatment operator certification within 18 months of employment, failure to obtain the certification within the required time frame will require that the employee be terminated or demoted to an alternative position.
City of Manchester
Close Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2023
Starting $16.99/hr - plus comprehensive benefits package