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Lead Plant Operator - Establish Eligible List


  • Orange County Sanitation District
  • 05/10/19
  • Fountain Valley, CA
  • 92708
  • 45.09 - $54.79 / Hourly
  • Full-Time
OPENING DATE: 05/09/19

CLOSING DATE: 05/23/19 05:00 PM

DESCRIPTION:

This recruitment is being conducted to establish an eligibility list for future vacancies.

What do you value in your next job?

At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further.

Honesty, Trust, & Respect
We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community.

Teamwork & Problem Solving
We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts.

Leadership & Commitment
We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community.

Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities
We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals.

Recognition/Rewards
We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.

OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Lead Plant Operator.

Under direction, the Lead Plant Operator leads, oversees, and participates in the work of staff responsible for operating, monitoring, and maintaining plant equipment including engines, motors, boilers, compressors, and pumps to control unit processes; performs the more complex and advanced functions; provides training, field direction and guidance to operators and senior operators in relation to plant procedures and processes; and ensures that the treatment plant operates within regulatory guidelines. Specifically, the selected individual will plan, coordinate, and execute construction related outages and major maintenance shutdowns to include the more complex shutdown activities; provide written outage and LOTO procedures to operations staff; lead and direct field activities of operators responsible for isolation of equipment and processes; and oversee construction related field activities including attendance at Capital Improvement Program (CIP) design and construction meetings, and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) planning meetings. In addition, this person will be responsible for shift supervisor duties in the absence of the Operations Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidate will possess a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED), supplemented by college level coursework specialized in training in wastewater treatment plant operations or a related field.

A minimum of four years of experience in wastewater treatment plant operations is required, including at least two years comparable to a Senior Plant Operator with the District. Possession of a valid Grade IV California Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's Certificate and a valid California class "C" driver's license is required.

Ability to perform shift work, possibly including weekends and holidays is required. Knowledge in the use of hand and power tools is a plus. Ability to read blue prints and piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID's) is a plus.

RECRUITMENT & SELECTION PROCESS

Vacancies: 0

Apply online at: www.ocsd.com/jobs

APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 5 PM PST

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Physical Demands:
Must possess mobility to work in the plant; ability to travel to various District sites, projects and/or meetings; strength, stamina and mobility to perform moderate to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 40 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

Environmental Elements:
Employees work in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Disaster Service Worker:
All OCSD employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the OCSD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Other Information:
For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process.

False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification.

To ensure your application is accurate and complete, please review the Job Application Guide.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions, this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification.

Reference Checks will be conducted by OCSD to verify employment related information for all potential employees once a contingent job offer is made during the background investigation process. This is done to ensure that individuals who join OCSD are well qualified and have a strong potential to be successful in their employment. The extent of the inquiry will depend on the position being applied for, but will at least include:
Verification/Reference from current and past employers
Confirmation of necessary licenses, certificates, and degrees.
Please have all necessary documentation ready. Additional inquiries may be necessary depending on the position for which you are applying. Human Resources will also schedule a post-offer physical examination once a job offer has been made.

OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Applications submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted.

The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.


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