Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Skills: Environmental Engineer, Waste Management
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Under the general direction of the Water Treatment Services Manager, or authorized representative, monitor, operate and maintain water treatment systems providing specialized finished water for meeting customers' operational needs. Systems served include softening, filtration, deionization, distillation, reverse osmosis, building hot and cold loops, and pools and spas. Perform flushing and disinfection as required to put new construction piping and systems into service. Perform sampling and chemical treatment to meet NPDES permit discharge requirements. Conduct water quality sampling and record operational parameters to ensure quality water is delivered and identify maintenance needs to keep systems operating effectively and efficiently; and perform or coordinate equipment maintenance tasks as assigned.
What you'll do:
- Collects and prepares water samples for tests to be performed by outside agencies, as required by law, including: State Hygienic Laboratory, Iowa Department of Environmental Quality, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Iowa Water Plant Operation Certification Board, Iowa Department of Health, Iowa Department of Environmental Health.
- Performs and/or coordinates general maintenance and calibration of water treatment equipment, in order to maintain maximum performance of equipment and processes.
- Inputs data obtained from monitoring into computer-based systems for the purpose of determining and tracking the water quantity and quality produced and determining maintenance needs, including development of preventative maintenance schedules.
- Completes tasks as assigned and scheduled, maintaining accurate records of time and materials spent to provide services, utilizing the company's work order management system.
- All other duties as assigned by their supervisor.
What you bring:
- Certification by the State of Iowa as a Grade I, or higher, Certified Water Plant Operator is preferred.
- 3 - 5 years of experience serving water treatment systems that include, but are not limited to: deionization, softening, reverse osmosis, disinfection, and de-chlorination.
- Possession of a valid Iowa Driver's License.
- Knowledge of quantitative laboratory procedures including tests for alkalinity, water hardness, stability index, free and total chlorine, fluoride, turbidity, color, total dissolved solids, suspended solids, pH, corrosion rates, phosphate, lead, copper, coliform bacteria, heterotrophic bacteria plate counts, and other water testing procedures.
- Knowledge of mathematics including English/Metric system conversion factors and formulas for area, volume, density, dosage, pressure, flow, detention time, chemical feed rates, and solution strength.
- Knowledge of chemistry including chemical formulas for mass balances, softening reactions, neutralization reactions, disinfection reactions, corrosion reactions, and other water treatment related processes.
- Knowledge of biology, microbiology, and human health including the life cycles, pathogenic characteristics, and water treatment disinfection strategies for algae, bacteria, protozoa, viruses, and other organisms.
- Knowledge of computers, instrumentation, and software systems for process analysis, supervisory control and data acquisition, data processing, and report generation.
- Knowledge of safety programs including confined space entry, falls, forklift, lockout, process safety and risk management, respirator, and chemical right to know.
- Knowledge of Iowa Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations for water treatment, water distribution, wastewater treatment, recreational water use, backflow prevention, and related water systems.
- Skill with interpersonal relationships and the ability to work well with others in a professional manner.
- Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment and the ability to acquire new skills as needed.
- Ability to read gages, charts, computer monitors, operations manuals, and colorimetric test results.
- Ability to communicate effectively in English orally, electronically, and in writing.
- Ability to climb ladders, lift a minimum of 50 pounds, and work in hazardous environments.
- Ability to hear warning alarms.
- Ability to operate forklifts, trucks, and other motor vehicles.
- Ability to use personal computer, calculator, and work with standard software applications.
- Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
- Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions.
- Ability to work safely in or with high noise levels, extreme heat, dust, high places, exhaust from purge pumps, chemicals and their fumes (sulfuric acid, hydrogen peroxide, chlorine, bromine), inhibitors (arsenic and chromate), fiber glass insulation, asbestos, welding hazards, cutting tools (power saws, grinders, drills, etc.), high pressure steam, hot condensate, high pressure distribution loop, and high speed rotating equipment.
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- Posting Date: Apr 2, 2021