Work Location: Lake Bluff, IL
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Chief Operator
Pay Grade: 10
Pay Range: $58,526 - $74,655
Shift: Nights, 6:00 pm - 6:00 am. Position is eligible for overtime.
Pension: Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund
This position requires a motivated, career oriented individual with exceptional accuracy and thoroughness, the ability to work independently, excellent decision making skills, and the ability to use and master the software systems used in the water treatment industry. This individual is expected to take initiative and to expand the traditional water treatment plant operator role. Performance is measured through observation and review of performance metrics.
Job Specific Duties
This position will be involved in all facets of water treatment at CLCJAWA under the supervision of the Chief Operator and a Water Treatment Plant Operator II (Senior Operator). General duties include plant operations, skilled and semi-skilled maintenance duties, custodial, and laboratory work. For example:
Help maintain, calibrate, inspect, troubleshoot, report, and repair plant equipment
Job Specific Competency Requirements
Ability to operate equipment and processes using engineering drawings, schematics, operation / maintenance manuals, visual observation and sound observations.
Physical strength and agility sufficient to perform moderate physical work including the ability to lift and carry heavy objects; ability to turn heavy valves, regular walking, bending, crouching, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, climbing and standing.
Although work is primarily indoors in a treatment plant facility with occasional exposure to noise, dust, machinery with moving parts, occasional work will occur outside in all weather conditions.
The ideal candidate will possess a college degree, a related technical certificate, served as an Army Water Treatment Specialist, Navy Utilitiesman, Air Force Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance, Coast Guard Machinery Technician or have prior experience as a Process Operator. Graduation from high school (or education equivalency certificate) supplemented by technical training and/or experience a minimum.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and required safety precautions of the work and a willingness to follow those precautions, including familiarity with confined space entry, lockout / tagout, chemical safety, etc.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others including effective, timely, and respectful communication and interactions with all staff, citizens, vendors, and customers.
Paid time off