The Macon Water Authority

790 Second Street • Macon, GA 31202-0108 • (478) 464-5600

Career Opportunities


Wastewater Treatment Operator


Description:

 

Trainee:

 Performs technical duties in the daily operations of the wastewater treatment plant by observing the operation of bar screens and grit chambers, clarifiers, re-circulation pumps, sludge pumps, and other operating units to ensure proper operation and guard against equipment breakdown.  Performs maintenance and repair work to equipment in the operation of the wastewater treatment plant.

 Class III:

 Performs technical duties in the daily operations of the wastewater treatment plant by observing the operation of bar screens and grit chambers, clarifiers, re-circulation pumps, sludge pumps, and other operating units to ensure proper operation and guard against equipment breakdown.  Performs maintenance and repair work to equipment in the operation of the wastewater treatment plant. 

Assist Class II operator in absence of Shift Leader.

Class II:

Performs technical duties in the daily operations of the wastewater treatment plant by observing the operation of bar screens and grit chambers, clarifiers, re-circulation pumps, sludge pumps, and other operating units to ensure proper operation and guard against equipment breakdown.  Performs maintenance and repair work to equipment in the operation of the wastewater treatment plant.

Assist Wastewater Treatment Shift Leader (Class I) and operates a wastewater treatment plant according to specifications.  Performs lab analysis and adjust rates, feeds, etc. accordingly.

Class I:

 Operates a design 20 or 28 million gallon/day wastewater treatment plants in accordance with federal and state permits.  Ensures that work performed during the shift is done so safely and efficiently.

physical Requirements: 

  • Frequent walking.
  • Ability to carry 50 pounds or more.
  • Frequent standing, stooping and occasionally sitting, crawling, crouching, climbing, and balancing.
  • May occasionally require climbing and may involve traveling over various terrain.
  • Ability to grasp and hold.

Education, Licenses, and Certifications:

Trainee:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid Georgia Drivers License with a safe driving record.
  • Candidates selected must obtain Class III Licensure within two years of employment.
  • Must be available to work rotating shifts.
  • Some computer skills required

Class III:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid Georgia Drivers License with a safe driving record.
  • Class III Wastewater License required.
  • CDL Preferred.

Class II: 

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid Georgia Drivers License with a safe driving record.
  • Two years of experience.
  • Class II Wastewater License required.
  • CDL Preferred.

Class I:

  • Class I, Wastewater License required.
  • Two years of Technical school or equivalent.
  • One to three years of experience.
  • Valid Georgia Drivers License with a safe driving record. 
  • CDL Preferred.

 

 

Salary: $14.12-21.69

Open Until: 10/31/2020

Contact Name: Human Resource

Contact Phone: (478) 464-5600

Contact Email:

Application Procedure:

The Macon Water Authority job application can be downloaded here (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader). Please complete the application and submit it one of three ways, along with your resume: email to jobs@maconwater.org; fax to 478-741-2629; or come to our Human Resources Building and complete an application. The address is 537 Hemlock Street, Macon Georgia, 31201. Due to the high volume of applicant submissions for employment, we are unable to speak with you individually about your application. All applicants will be reveiwed and those selected for the hiring process will be contacted.

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Macon Water Authority
790 Second St.
P.O. Box 108
Macon, GA 31202-0108
Phone
(478) 464-5600
Fax
(478) 741-9146
Email

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