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|Organization:||Village of Park Forest||Job Category:||Facilities||Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||USA||State/Province:||Illinois (IL)||City:||Park Forest||Post Code:||60466||Salary and Benefits:||$62,681 - $67,373 DOQ||Post Date:||06/04/2014||
VILLAGE OF PARK FOREST
Assistant Chief Water Plant Operator – Full-time
MUST POSSESS A MINIMUM OF A CLASS C WATER LICENSE
AND THE ABILITY TO ACHIEVE A CLASS A LICENSE WITHIN 1 YEAR OF HIRE
MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ALL SHIFTS IF NEEDED
Date of Posting: June 2014
Reports to: Chief Water Plant Operator
FLSA Status: Exempt
Annual Salary range: $62,681 - $67,373 DOE
This is advanced technical and administrative work operating the Village Water Plant and associated facilities. Work involves supervising water plant operator personnel, checking and participating in the plant operation, monitoring and control of the Water Plant, associated equipment and facilities. Daily work flow, covering water plant operator shifts when necessary, supervising and participating in plant construction projects, monitoring budget appropriations and maintenance. Work is performed independently in accordance with established regulations, routines and practices under general supervision of the Chief Water Plant Operator.
Responsibilities and/or abilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Monitors and inspects plant, wells, equipment flows, wells, pumps, pressures and related facilities to determine operating conditions and adjust operations to meet water demands.Supervises personnel engaged in plant operations and maintenance. Assists the Chief Water Plant Operator in preparing budget with respect to plant needs, preparing payroll, completing monthly IEPA reporting, employee performance reviews, assigning and scheduling work for water plant staff.Supervises and participates in the construction, repair and installation of plant equipment.Implement changes in processes or in chemical dosages. Operates, monitors and determines settings for chemical feed machines.Draws samples of water for laboratory analysis. Runs daily standardized physical, chemical and microbiological tests required by state and federal laws. Makes mathematical calculations in connection with tests and records test results.Controls pressure and flow of water in the distribution from SCADA/telemetering data.Monitors pumpages, flows and pressures in all phases of pumping operations. Regulates valves and observes flow dials. Reads gauges and records information shown. Changes meter charts when required.Keeps daily log of shift operations.Receives, handles and mixes chemicals required in the daily operation of the plant.Cleans assigned plant areas and equipment and assists in equipment maintenance, repair and installation work.
Investigates resident complaints concerning water quality. Reports status and possible solutions to the Chief Water Plant Operator.
Trains personnel in the principles of lab techniques and safety procedures.
Backwashes, filters, cleans and adjusts grit shoot, lime feeder throats, slakers slurry tanks and grit seperators.
Prepares monthly reports and maintains records for such reports.
Promotes and maintains responsive community relations. This involves putting on programs for local schools and promoting water plant tours with local groups, and other community groups.
Keeps abreast of recent developments concerning water analysis, lab techniques and changes to IEPA regulations.
Enforces local ordinances in regards to back flow prevention and cross connections of water supply.
Maintains safe work areas and equipment, promptly reports work hazards, as necessary.
Reports all work related injuries immediately, complies with all safety rules and attends appropriate safety programs.
Performs related work as required.
Critical Mental/Physical Requirements
Ability to detect and resolve operational problems.
Ability to supervise, instruct and train personnel.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
The majority of work is performed indoors with exposure to noise, dust, temperature, etc. Work may also include driving, walking, lifting and climbing. In addition, severe weather extremes may be encountered.Work may include afternoon, night, weekend and holiday shifts. The job incumbent should exercise common sense and take necessary breaks, practice proper body alignment and alert a supervisor of any discomfort, as necessary.
Graduation from high school of GED and thorough experience in water treatment and production operations, including some experience in a supervisory capacity. The Village may accept combinations of training an experience which provide equivalent knowledge, abilities and skills.
Possession of a Class A Water license Operator License as issued by the State of Illinois
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment and operating procedures of modern water treatment plants.
Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions related to water plant operation.
Thorough knowledge of state and federal regulations governing the operation of potable water systems.
Through knowledge of the functions and servicing requirements of mechanical equipment and machinery common to water treatment plants.
The position has an annual salary range of $62,681 - $67,373 depending on experience
Medical, Dental and Life Insurance offered
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pension participation per State law.
Normal Monday - Friday – must have flexibility to work varied hours on all shifts if necessary
If you are interested in applying for this position please submit an Application for Employment to
Denyse Carreras, Director of Personnel, Village Hall, 350 Victory Dr, Park Forest, IL 60466
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 5:00 p.m.
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