Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK  73501


Job Title:

PLANT OPERATOR              One (1) position available
Announcement #: 2440     
Location: Public Works Department / Medicine Park Water Treatment Plant
Beginning Salary:      $1,108.80 bi-weekly
Closing Date: 5 pm February 28, 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.  Clean and maintain the water treatment plant and its related facilities,  Operates storage gates on Ellsworth and Lawtonka.  Assists in grounds keeping jobs, cleaning basins and tanks with fire hoses.  Assists mechanic in minor maintenance activities as needed.

Requirement-Education & Experience

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 18 months of employment.  Must be willing to work shift work, weekends, holidays and overtime.   Graduation from an accredited high school, vocational school or possess a GED.  Experience in operation of electrical and mechanical equipment similar to that used in a treatment plant.






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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.