Water Plant Operator

Water Plant Operator
Facilities WATER004586
Location: Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania 17013, USA

Job Details/Description
Control treatment plant machines and equipment to purify water for human consumption and industrial use..
Operate and control electric motors, pumps, and valves to necessary for the water treatment process.
Responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly water testing.
Responsible for flushing of the distribution system.
Repairs, replaces or electric motors, pumps, and control components associated with water treatment.
Other tasks, such as locksmith work, tile setting, masonry, painting, glazing, and cabinet making.
Monitors and regulates addition of chemicals, such as chlorine, fluoride, and orthophosphate.
Perform water testing for industrial water, such as cooling to werts and boilers.
Use technology for the completion of specified job duties
Use and care for equipment properly following all safety requirements
Attend work regularly according to assigned work schedule
Wear ID badge(s) at all times while performing work under this contract.
Follow instructions
Attend and participate in all meetings and activities to facilitate professional development
Work cooperatively with others in a positive, enthusiastic, respectful, and courteous manner

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Comply with all Agency policies and procedures and follow contract specifications
Pass and comply with rules for the site, security and safety guidelines, and Chimes District of Columbia Rules for the Workplace, and ensure others do the same
Physical Abilities Needed to Meet Work Demands:

Ability to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time
Ability to work in confined spaces
Ability to go up and down stairs
Ability to get into and out of truck
Ability to reach above the head, bend, kneel, stoop
Ability to lift, carry, and push up to 75 lbs. regularly and over as needed
Ability to work in dusty spaces or adverse weather conditions
Ability to see details on the floor, above the head, or on surfaces

Job Competencies Needed for Success on the Job:
Must possess PA DEP Drinking Water Certification.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with limited direct supervision
Ability to follow directions and focus on tasks
Ability to make decisions and solve problems with business needs in mind
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively
Ability to organize, plan, implement, review and revise
Ability to provide quality service and employee focused, outcome oriented products
Ability to provide guidance, direction, and technical support to staff
Ability to use integrity and ethical standards in job performance
Ability to understand technical written material and use technological applications
Ability to report problems or relate information
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English
Ability to use a telephone, computer, and computer software (Excel, Word)
Ability to use and care for equipment
Ability to manipulate numbers
Ability to understand and comply with safety procedures and environmental requirements
Ability to notice and report changes in work space conditions
Ability to notify supervisor when equipment or supplies are needed to perform task
Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner with numerous interruptions
Ability to attend work regularly according to assigned schedule and company policies
Ability to work a flexible schedule as required
Ability to attend and participate in training and work related meetings
Ability to work with others in a positive, enthusiastic, respectful, and courteous manner
Ability to comply with dress code and personal hygiene standards
Ability to comply with all building, security, and company policies and procedures

Other requirements:
Valid driver’s license from state of residence and ability to drive
License must have been valid for at least 3 years
Acceptable driving record as determined by Agency’s insurance carrier and by Chimes DC policies and procedures
Must possess PA DEP Drinking Water Certification.
Candidates with disabilities preferred
Secret Clearance required and maintained
US Citizenship required

Essential Personnel:
This position is designated as essential. This means that when the facility is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in this position may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the facility.

High School diploma or equivalent preferred

A minimum of three(3) years of experience working in a water treatment facility.
Extremely high level of attention to detail.
Ability to perform quality work while following safety procedures
Must be knowledgeable of and able to apply all local, state, and federal regulations.
Must be able and work regular schedule of : Day shift, Monday – Friday 7:30am until 4:00pm, as well as some weekends and holidays.
Must be able to work OT if and when needed

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)