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Utility Plant Operator-WPP - City of Midland, TX (ID: 294714)

Title Utility Plant Operator-WPP
Type Water and Wastewater
Date Posted 2018-01-26
City / Organization City of Midland, TX
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Scope of Work

The primary function of a Water Plant employee is to perform semi- skilled and skilled operations and maintenance duties in our water facility, including monitoring, operating, maintaining and adjusting equipment. Additionally, an employee performs data collection and reporting functions to ensure compliance with Federal and State water quality requirements & Standards.

 Essential Job Duties:


  • Gathers and computes chemical analysis of water samples. Interprets  and logs results.
  • Controls water treatment processes to meet regulatory standards.
  • Operates and monitors various water plant equipment and machinery.
  • Monitors and controls booster pumps and storage within the City.
  • Keeps abreast of professional developments in the field.
  • Operates SCADA system to monitor and control well field production.
  • Reports maintenance issues that affect plant Operations.
  • Assists maintenance personnel as assigned and when needed.
  • Performs routine cleaning of work areas.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
 Physical and Environmental Conditions:

Ability to sit, stand, climb and transport self from building to building. Ability to drive a vehicle to and from various work sites. Employee will work in seasonal temperatures bending, kneeling, twisting and climbing. Employee can work with potential mechanical, chemical and electrical hazards. Must be able to lift in excess of 50 lbs., climb stairs and open access hatches. Must be able to climb 20 ft. ladders and work effectively at that height. Must be qualified  and able to wear an SCBA.

 Required Qualifications:

Employee communicates with other employees and the public, as necessary.

Skill in observing, reading and interpreting written materials. Skill in performing mathematical calculations. Ability to use testing and measuring equipment. Must work rotating shifts.

High school diploma or equivalent required. Must receive and retain a valid "C" Surface Water license from the State of Texas within 3 years of employment. Must receive Hazmat Awareness level and SCBA certifications within 1 year of employment. Must remain qualified to wear SCBA. Must posses a valid class "C" Texas driver's license.

Job Post Expiration Date   August 31, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .