Severn Trent Services Operator in McAlester, Oklahoma

Overview

The Operator I is responsible for operation and maintenance of equipment in water or wastewater treatment facilities.

Responsibilities

  • Operates a variety of equipment/machinery including: valves, pumps, motors, belt presses, disinfection equipment, vehicles, etc.

  • Conducts routine testing, monitoring and maintenance of production wells, water/wastewater unit processes and basic laboratory analyses.

  • Performs and documents treatment process and maintenance of treatment facility equipment. Documents plant performance including daily flow, electrical and chemical usage and dosage.

  • Responds to call outs and after hours emergencies to repair treatment equipment, pumps, motors, sensing devices, instrumentation and electrical support.

  • Ensures facilities are clean, neat and secure.

  • Provides customer service functions when necessary.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Willing to work all shifts, including: weekends, holidays, evening and 24-hour emergency on call.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Display a willingness, aptitude and self-discipline to study the required material and meet all prerequisites to obtain water or wastewater certification.

  • Knowledge of process control techniques, maintenance procedures and safe practices.

  • The ability to successfully perform routine on-site maintenance and emergency repairs of treatment equipment is essential

  • Knowledge of regulatory rules is essential

  • Previous water or wastewater treatment experience is desirable

  • Completion of water or wastewater correspondence courses is very desirable

  • Willing to work all shifts including: weekends, holidays, evenings, and 24-hour emergency on call

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Education/Experience : High School Diploma or GED.

Licenses/Certifications : Valid Driver’s License (CDL preferred). Water/Wastewater Operator’s License specific to state and site specific requirements. Other licenses may vary according to specific site and assignments.

Technical : Ability to follow manual & operating instructions. Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office applications & internet. Basic knowledge of water/wastewater operations.

Communication : Communicates clearly & professionally. Contributes to a positive internal & external customer experience. Willing to help others. Maintains composure in challenging situations.

Problem Solving & Quality : Pays attention to detail. Identifies & solves problems. Escalates issues accordingly. Checks work for quality.

Managing For Results : Works well with supervision. Takes projects to completion. Follows all company policies & SOPs. Manages multiple tasks.

Leadership & Initiative : Demonstrates a positive attitude. Acts in accordance with company vision, mission & values. Takes accountability for own performance. Willing to take on additional assignments.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must be able to: frequently lift 50-60 pounds; load, unload & move large equipment/tools; access confined spaces; continuously walk and climb stairs and ladders.

Job ID 2017-2721

Type Regular Full-Time

Location(s) US-OK-McAlester

Posted Date 10/3/2017

Category Operations