Green Bay, WI
The primary role of this position is to develop the skills, knowledge, and experience required to operate all NEW Water treatmentprocesses and their associated equipment at both wastewater treatment facilities. An individual in this position will initially be classifiedas an “Operator-In-Training”. As operational knowledge at the Green Bay (GBF) and De Pere (DPF) facilities increase to a satisfactorylevel, as determined by the Treatment Manager, this person will be utilized as a relief operator on a crew. This position is expected toperform all of the same tasks as a Treatment Operator but at a reduced level of responsibility.Position is full-time and benefit eligible.
- Responsible for operating all equipment, facilities, and associated processes at both wastewater treatmentfacilities.
- Develop the skills needed to ensure all equipment is operating at peak efficiency.
- Identify improvement opportunities in the processes, facilities, and equipment as part of a continuousimprovement culture.
- Assist Maintenance, Field Services, and Utilities staff in troubleshooting equipment and process issues.
- Request proper maintenance and servicing of equipment using the Computerized Maintenance ManagementSystem (CMMS) in a timely, efficient, and effective manner.
- Develop the skills necessary to interpret analytical data from which intelligent decisions are made. Thesedecisions affect the safe and proper operation of both of NEW Water’s facilities, processes, and equipment.
- Utilizes analytical data, physical and chemical observations, electrical, mechanical and instrumentationconditions, computer-generated data, and log entries to make these decisions.
- Must effectively organize work assignments and perform follow-up inspections to ensure that both facilities areoperating efficiently.
- Effectively communicate with internal and external customers while coordinating work activities to determine howchanges in the operation will affect the process.
- Ensures that all NEW Water Safety and Security policies are followed.
- Participates in safety and security training as directed by the Treatment Manager.
- Reports unsafe conditions within the plants and makes recommendations to correct the issue.
- Communicates with the Treatment crews and other NEW Water staff regarding safety hazards.
- Takes appropriate action when a safety hazard is identified (e.g., notifies direct supervision and crew members after properly identifying and mitigating the hazard).
Research and Development:
- Assists in development, preparation, and updating of all division documents including: plant logs, analytical data,Operation and Maintenance (O&M) manuals, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Coordinating, Scheduling, and Requisitioning:
- Responsible for the coordination, scheduling, and receiving of hauled-in-wastes at the GBF.
- Responsible for the coordination, scheduling, requisitioning, receiving, and unloading of chemicals at the GBFand DPF.
- Identifies, orders, and receives supplies (e.g., small tools, chemicals, materials, and equipment) needed fornormal plant operation and for special projects.
An Associate’s Degree in Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Sciences, or related field of study is required. A completion of the Wisconsin Wastewater Operators State ApprenticeshipProgram may substitute for the Associate’s degree. Demonstratedaptitude in the areas of mechanical operation, mathematics, biology, andchemistry, or an equivalent combination of training and relevantexperience.
Location/Region: Green Bay, WI