Treatment Plant Operator I
Job No: 525365
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Department: 63700700 - FS-UTILITIES-WASTE WATER
Treatment Plant Operator I - Dual Licensed
Operate the Water Production Facility and/or Wastewater Treatment Facility in a safe and effective
manner while maintaining facility discharge compliance including one of only two North Florida facility
discharge in the aquifer. Record all required instrumentation readings, review data and take corrective
action based on analysis. Performs required laboratory sample collection and analysis, take corrective
action based on analysis. Monitor the status of facility systems, change processes from automatic operation
to manual operation as necessary. Perform required system checkout procedures and calibrations adjust
equipment as required.
Record keeping - data entry, logbooks, checklists, lab and calibration sheets etc. Perform routine
cleaning and painting of all facility systems: buildings, tanks, equipment, flumes etc. Operate and maintain
sludge de-watering equipment. Maintain plant operation and security status weekends, holidays and after
normal working hours. Routinely drive UF vehicle. Provide tours to the public, students and faculty
Performs preventive and/or repair maintenance on assigned equipment necessary for plant
operations with the assistance of and in cooperation with maintenance and instrumentation personnel.
A criminal background and post offer health assessment will be conducted.
Work hours Monday - Friday 6:00am - 2:30pm
May work a four-day shift rotation and/or a five-day shift schedule, on call as required and emergencies.
Drives a state vehicle that requires a valid driver license.
Possession of a current class C water and class C wastewater operator's certificate in accordance with
Florida Statutes 403.101 and 468.540 552 and Regulation 61E1241, F.A.C. is required.
Expected starting salary $20.00 - $20.23 hourly based on experience.
High school diploma or equivalent and one year of appropriate experience. Appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Possession of a current class C wastewater operator's certificate in accordance with Florida Statutes 403.101 and 468.540 552 and Regulation 61E1241, F.A.C.
KNOWLEDGE OF: Basic mechanical skills, water and wastewater treatment process, computer use and
SKILL IN: Mechanics, water and wastewater treatment process, preventative maintenance and computer
ABILITY TO: Operate water and/or wastewater plant, interpret results of process control tests and adjust
accordingly, maintain proper log sheet, and communicate with preceding and following shift workers.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
In order to be considered, you must upload your resume.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
Health Assessment Required:
Special Instructions to Applicants
Health Assessment Required: $Health
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To apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/525365/treatment-plant-operator-i
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