BANC3 Engineering, Inc. is seeking an experienced Water Treatment Plant Operator for the City of Trenton.
Responsibilities and Duties
Under direction, operates, adjusts, regulates, and maintains plant machines and equipment to purify and clarify water for human consumption and industrial use; does other related duties.
EXAMPLES OF WORK: Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate flow of raw water into treatment plant. Dumps specified amounts of chemicals such as chlorine, ammonia, and lime into water or adjusts automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into tanks to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water. Starts agitators to mix chemicals and allow impurities to settle to bottom of tank. Turns valves to regulate water through filter beds to remove impurities. Pumps purified water into water mains. Monitors panelboard and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates, loss of head pressure and water elevation, and distribution of water. Cleans tanks and filter beds using backwashing (reverse flow of water). Repairs and lubricates machines and equipment using handtools and power tools. Tests water samples to determine acidity, color, and impurities using colorimeter, turbidimeter, and conductivity meter. Dumps chemicals such as alum into tanks to coagulate impurities and to reduce acidity. Records data such as residual content of chemicals, water turbidity, and water pressure. May perform minor repairs such as replacing packing in pumps or valves and/or replacing bearings in motors and pumps, lubricating machines and equipment.
Qualifications and Skills
One (1) year of experience in operating, adjusting, regulating, repairing, and maintaining electric motors, pumps, valves, and other electrical and mechanical equipment of the type used in a water treatment plant, pumping station, or filtration plant. Appointees may be required to possess a valid Public Water Treatment Operator license of the appropriate class, depending on the permit level of the facility, issued by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
Full medical and dental benefits begin on Day 1
Job Type: Full-time
BANC3, a rapidly growing Technology and Engineering firm, provides best value services for DOD and a broad range of federal and state agencies. BANC3 provides Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance to U.S. military services. BANC3's core business is design, development, fabrication, integration, test, deployment, and support of advanced EO/IR/Laser/Sensor systems, taking systems from initial concept through deployed system support. Other core competencies include software system development, system integration, and information technology infrastructure support.