Plant/System Operator II (Midland, TX)

Midland, TX

This is the full journey-level class within the Plant Operator / System series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Plant Operator I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work process. Positions in this class series are flexibly staffed and positions at the Plant Operator II level are normally filled by advancement from the Plant Operator I level. This class is distinguished from the Plant Operator III in that the latter assumes lead supervisory responsibility over lower level staff. Advancement to the Plant Operator III level is based on meeting minimum qualifications, obtaining a Texas B Water/Wastewater license and satisfactory job performance

The following duties fall under the Plant/System Operator II responsibilities:

  • Operate and monitor water or wastewater treatment plant equipment.
  • R.O. membrane experience preferred
  • Read, interpret and calibrate gauges and other recording devices related to water or wastewater treatment plant operations.
  • Take liquid and solid samples and perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Diagnose operating problems and take effective courses of action.
  • Make independent technical decisions to maintain proper treatment process.
  • Maintain pertinent records and compile data into written reports.
  • Perform routine to difficult maintenance, repairs and installations to plant equipment such as pumps, valves, and electronic monitoring devices.
  • Read, interpret and understand technical manuals, drawings, blueprints, schematics, and diagrams.
  • Perform heavy manual labor.
  • Schedule maintenance and repair of water or wastewater treatment plants.
  • Logically solve problems.
  • Operate office equipment including computers and supporting software applications.
  • Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum License Required: Class C Water/Wastewater Certification CAD Civil 3D and ArcGIS is a plus!