Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, Class II – extended

Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, Class II – extended
City of Quinte West
Post Date: November 18, 2022
Apply Before: December 12, 2022

Job Overview

Location

Trenton

Province

Ontario

Salary

$32.90 - $34.25

Category

Engineering & Environmental

Commitment

Full Time

Job Description

The City of Quinte West invites applications for the following full-time position:

Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, Class II

Public Works and Environmental Services

Reporting to the Manager of Water and Wastewater Services and/or the Overall Responsible Operator (ORO), the Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 2 is responsible for operating and maintaining the process control equipment for the municipality’s water and wastewater treatment plants including any associated booster and pumping stations.  The Operator will perform mechanical and facility maintenance and operate and monitor the treatment processes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The position will:

  • Inspect, operate and maintain all mechanical, electrical, and chemical systems associated with the municipality’s water and wastewater treatment plants.
  • Record all data from booster and pumping stations, where they exist, including daily flows, chlorine feeds, fluoride feeds, power usage, and chemical residuals.
  • Make operational changes necessary to maintain treatment based on process data collected; making and implementing operational changes as required.
  • Undertake all sampling as required by Provincial standards, rules, and regulations.
  • Unplug blocked lines and pumps as required.
  • Perform basic laboratory tests on water and sewage samples including fluoride and chlorine residuals, alkalinity, pH, etc.
  • Carry out tasks related to systems preventative maintenance programs, report repair requirements to the Manager, the ORO and/or Director of Public Works and Environmental Services as the case may be, including recommendations, and assist with the repair of equipment as required.
  • Maintain, as directed, the water and wastewater plant grounds and buildings including the periodic cleaning of walls, floors, and windows and the painting of buildings and equipment.
  • Use process interpretation skills and troubleshooting skills to alter plant operation to repair and maintain equipment and system as required.
  • Ensure that the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act are followed.
  • Be available for on-call service as directed by the Manager of Water and Wastewater Services.
  • Be available for after-hour and weekend work as required.
  • Be courteous to the public and show respect for equipment, etc.

Note:  Above duties are representative of a typical position and are not to be construed as all-inclusive.

Education/Specialized Training/Skills:

The position will require:

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid certification in Class II water and/or wastewater treatment.
  • Computer skills and accurate record-keeping skills.
  • Laboratory skills.
  • Working knowledge of instrumentation devices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Valid Class G Driver’s Licence and a clear driver’s abstract.

Work Experience:

A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the field of municipal water and/or wastewater treatment systems is required.

Remuneration: 2022 C.U.P.E. Salary Grid Band 8  – $32.90/hr – $34.25/hr

Qualified applicants are invited to apply online with their resume by 11:59 pm on December 12, 2022. They may also visit the City of Quinte West website at www.quintewest.ca for more information.

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the City of Quinte West is pleased to accommodate the individual needs of applicants with disabilities within the recruitment process. Please call 613-392-2841 x1106 or email hr@quintewest.ca if you require an accommodation to ensure your participation in the recruitment and selection process.

Applicants will be required to consent to the completion of a criminal reference check and the completion of a driver’s abstract if deemed a requirement of the position.

Job Overview

Location:

Trenton

Province:

Ontario

Starting Salary:

$32.90 - $34.25

Category

Engineering & Environmental

Job Type

Full Time

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