Town of Billerica-WTP Operator
Town of Billerica

Job Order #: 17459471

Billerica, MA 01821

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 8/11/2022

EXPIRES 11/9/2022

Job Description

The Town of Billerica is looking for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 1st shift

Hours
Monday thru Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm    

General Functions:
Under the direction of the Plant Supervisor or Plant O & M Technician operates all processes, performs required laboratory tests, maintains, repairs or assists with repairs of equipment, and maintains the Wastewater Treatment Plant in clean condition.

Duties
-Performs various tests used in NPDES reporting, plant process control and all other required testing including TSS, BOD5, COD, chlorine        residual, dryness, ammonia, total and ortho-phosphorus, dissolved oxygen, pH, temperature and total solids.
- Collect samples of plant influent, partially treated wastewater, sludge, effluent, river samples and other treatment by-products.
- Conduct regular preventative maintenance activities such as lubrication, cleaning, inspection and adjustment of equipment.
- Assist repairman with major repairs.
- Recognize abnormal plant conditions, implement corrective measures and adjusts treatment processes as required.
- Perform all related work as required.
- Participate in on call rotation for SCADA plant monitoring.
- Provide supervision to other employees as needed.


Requirements
- Valid Massachusetts Driver's License.
- Basic experience in wastewater laboratory work; working knowledge of laboratory practices, tests, techniques, equipment & terminology in wastewater.
- Ability to carry out detailed oral and written instructions.
- Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's License Grade 6 or higher.
- High school graduate or possess a GED certificate.
- Experience in industrial or municipal wastewater treatment desirable. Successful completion of training at a recognized college or technical school may be substituted for work experience.
- Working knowledge of computers and work-related applications including SCADA.
- Capable of performing heavy lifting.
- Employee must be available to work off hours including weekends for scheduled or unscheduled work including emergencies.

****** Candidates who do not meet the requirement for Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's License Grade 6 may be considered with the following conditions:

1. Candidate must have at least a Grade 2 Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's License.
2. Candidate will have one year from date of hire to obtain a Grade 4 Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's License.
*Failure to obtain a Grade 4 license within this time frame will result in automatic termination.
3. Candidate must obtain a Grade 6 Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's License within two years of date of obtaining a Grade 4 license.
*Failure to obtain a Grade 6 license within this time frame will result in automatic termination.
4. Any candidate is hired with a Grade 3 or higher will have 2 years from date of hire to obtain a Grade 6 license.
*Failure to obtain a Grade 6 license within this time frame will result in automatic termination.

Salary    
$26.2942 to start  

How To Apply

If interested or for more information, please email timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com

Address

365 Boston Road
Billerica, MA 01821

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Shift

First

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Per Diem Position

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Union Position

Yes

Apprenticeship

No

Pay

$26.29 per hour

Benefits

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Benefit Details

$10 per hour 3rd shift differential

Name

Tim Hovey

Title

Business Services Rep

Email

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Phone

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Address

107 Merrimack St
Lowell, MA 01852

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