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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator


  • Integrated Performance Consultants, Inc.
  • 01/15/23
  • Irvine, CA
  • 92618
  • $25.00-$28.00 / Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Full Time Position
Summary/Objective
The Wastewater O&M Specialist Trainee performs a wide variety of routine tasks related to the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant, under direct supervision of a qualified operator. Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the companys discretion, included but not limited to construction, cleanup, and special assignments.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
-Reliable attendance, report for duty on time and work all scheduled shifts.
-Must remain on duty until relieved if there is an alarm, an emergency, or if answering a call out.
-Performs and assists in general manual labor tasks and functions including loading, unloading, lifting, and moving materials.
-Skilled in the use of handheld manual and power tools.
-Basic understanding of plant functions, plant layout, and SCADA/HMI.
-Notify operators of any observed issues.
-Adhere to preventative maintenance program.
-Adhere to lockout/tagout procedures per company policy.
-Conducts treatment process control sampling, testing, and recording process tests.
-Provide general maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment.
-Inspect process equipment according to established procedures.
-Record meters and gauge readings.
-Identify and correct equipment malfunctions and assists with the construction of new facilities and installation of equipment.
-Perform general housekeeping of various facilities.
-A valid drivers license and must maintain a good driving record throughout employment and must be able to drive both short and long distances, up to 300 miles a day.
-Maintain all tools, equipment, and materials in good working order.
-Maintain all necessary listed supplies in a manner and quantity that will allow you to perform your duties efficiently.
-Effectively identify, communicate, report, and correct an unsafe work condition in accordance with company policy.
-Maintain assigned vehicle in good mechanical and working conditions, keep clean and tidy.
-Perform a quarterly vehicle inventory in accordance with company policy including maintaining, restocking and/or repairing any supplies, materials, equipment and/or tools.
-Accurately and efficiently maintain paperless records including timesheets, purchase orders, and receipts.
-Monitor and respond to emails daily.
-Working in a safe manner and following all company safety policies and protocols, including completing assigned training modules and attending safety meetings.
-Effectively manage time within scheduled shift.

Schedule may require holiday work.

Additional Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. IPC is a drug free workplace.

Requirements/Qualifications
-No experience or education required.
-Must be able work independently, without supervision or co-workers.
-Must be able to effectively communicate orally and written language with coworkers, superiors, and office staff.
-A criminal history and background check are required.
-Medical screenings: Pre-Employment Physical, Respirational and Audio Screenings, Drug and Alcohol Screening are required.
-Required to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement.

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk and hear. The employee must regularly sit, use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls, stand, walk, and travel away from the branch to multiple job sites to perform job duties. The employee is occasionally required to climb to high elevations and work in precarious places, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and/or reach above shoulders.
-The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. -Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be medically evaluated and cleared to wear the appropriate respiratory equipment.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-Regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
-May be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals and raw sewage.
-May work in locations/buildings/confined spaces/ with excessive noise, heat, cold, wet, and dirty.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position and hours of work and days are set upon hire. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel
This position requires the ability to drive all company vehicles without limitations; including the ability to read a map or obtain driving directions independently, sit for extended periods of time driving long distances (can be up to 300 miles a day). The employee may also be required to but not limited to, assist coworkers by driving to pick up and delivering parts, transportation of samples from client locations to laboratories.

Required Education and Experiences
No previous education or experience in wastewater is required. Mechanical experience preferred.

Licenses and Certifications
Possession of a valid Class C Californias drivers license, and a satisfactory driving record.

EEO Statement
Integrated Performance Consultants, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age (over 40 or older), disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note: Must live within 50 miles of Malibu, CA


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