Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK  73501
580-581-3392

     

Job Title:

PLANT OPERATOR
Announcement #:2492
Location: Public Works Department / SE Water Treatment Plant
Beginning Salary:      $1,100.80 bi-weekly
Closing Date: 5 pm September 04, 2014
Status: Full-time     

Position Purpose

Operate the Water Treatment Plant on an assigned shift.

Job Duties/Knowledge

Responsible for the entire operation of the Water Treatment Plant on assigned shift.  Responsibilities include inspection of equipment such as pumps, valves, chemical feed systems, air compressors, filters, transmitting and recording instruments, controlling systems and all other appurtenances at a water treatment plant.  Regularly responsible for ensuring that the plant is in full compliance with all state and federal requirements.  Responsible for laboratory analysis of water entering and leaving the plant on assigned shift.  Required to analyze, record results and exercise judgment in making adjustments of machinery, equipment and related control systems in accordance with established operating procedures and standards.  Cleans and maintains the water treatment plant and its related facilities. Assists mechanic in minor maintenance activities as needed. Knowledge of general operating principles of electrical and mechanical equipment similar to the type used in a water treatment plant: of safe practices and procedures for handling and using all laboratory reagents and chemicals associated with a water treatment plant. Ability to understand and accurately follow operating and recording procedures; to detect faulty operating characteristics in equipment and possess the ability to institute remedial action: to write legibly and understand written and oral instructions; to work independently to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Able to read and perform mathematical calculations at a 12th grade level.

Requirement-Education & Experience

Graduation from an accredited high school, vocational school or possess a GED Possession of a valid driver’s license.   Ability to obtain an Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality class “D” Water Certification within one year of date of hire and a class “C” Water Lab certification within one year of date of  employment.  .  Experience in operation of electrical and mechanical equipment similar to that used in a treatment plan.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

 

 


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Or apply at:  Human Resources Department, 212 SW 9th, Lawton OK   73501  Phone: (580) 581-3392  Fax:  (580) 581-3530

The City of Lawton affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status.

This position requires successful completion of a City of Lawton drug screen and/or physical as a condition of employment.