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Employment Opportunities

Title: Operator Trainee

Hours:Full Time
Education:High School
Dept./Org.:Facility
Job Type:Operator Trainee

 

MUSONETCONG SEWERAGE AUTHORITY - BUDD LAKE, NJ

 

OPERATOR TRAINEE

 

RESPONSIBILITIES /DUTIES, GENERAL

  • Must comply with MSA’s Personnel Policy Manual and safety rules
  • Must comply with supervisor instructions
  • Must perform tasks as assigned
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

SKILLS

  • Must be able to perform basic math calculations
  • Must have ability to use common tools
  • Must have ability to understand written and oral communications
  • Must have ability to speak, read and write in English
     

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • High school diploma or equivalent
     

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Work is physically demanding with recurring visits to all areas of the treatment system. There is considerable walking, bending and climbing to get in and out of tanks, pump station wells or in obtaining samples above or below points of discharge.
  • Employees are expected to maintain their ability to perform all essential functions of the job, including those functions requiring physical exertion, with reasonable accommodation where appropriate.
    Work in this position involves safety hazards. Employees will be assigned personal protective equipment, as needed. Use of the assigned personal protective equipment is an essential function of this job.
     

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

  • Reports to Director & Chief Operator

ANALYSES AND MEASURMENTS

  • Perform pH, % solids and settleable solids test
  • Perform dissolved oxygen and temperature readings
  • Perform sludge blanket readings
  • Check various process equipment and record necessary readings
  • Take chemical inventory readings
  • Take totalizer readings
  • Collect samples

RECORD KEEPING

  • Maintain dissolved oxygen, bar screen, grit removal, sludge waste, sludge production, pump station logs, pH and routine surveillance logs
  • Maintain check list on routine surveillance log including but not limited to all mechanical equipment: clarifiers, gravity thickeners, bar screens, generator fuel, blowers, odor control, RAS and WAS pumps and chemical feed equipment.

PROBLEM SOLVING

  • Understanding the function of all control panels
  • Respond to plant and pump station alarms
  • Respond to metering chambers alarms

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Flush scum beaches/hoppers/collectors
  • Remove floatables
  • Scrub and hose tanks
  • Remove debris & rags from weirs, channels, clarifier center wells & collectors, 5. Remove rags from grates
  • Set up and observe composite sampler operations, reset as necessary, clean & maintain probes
  • Receive all chemical deliveries
  • Observe and record all chemical feed pump operations
  • Rotate equipment and tanks
  • Operate Grit removal system
  • Operate service water system
  • Operate mechanical bar screens, collect and dispose debris from screens
  • Operate valves
  • Operate aerators
  • Operate VFD’s
  • Operate RAS and WAS equipment
  • Operate Polymer feed system
  • Operate Rotating Drum Thickeners
  • Operate, install and read flow meters and change charts/pens
  • Operate odor control
  • Collect Influent, Effluent, Oxidation Ditch and Sludge samples
  • Assist Maintenance division as needed
  • Perform other tasks as assigned
     

Qualified candidates should complete an MSA Employment application and submit via email accompanied by current resume as well as references to jschilling@msa-nj.org.  Please submit all correspondence via email, phones calls will not be accepted.

http://www.msa-nj.org/documents/MSA%20Employment%20Application-NEW%20March%202019.pdf