North Texas Municipal Water District
Responsibility Summary Work collaboratively with Chief Wastewater Plant Operator(s), the Plant Supervisor, and Lead Wastewater Plant Operator(s) to manage treatment operators; assuring optimal process efficiency, proper monitoring, and regulatory compliance. Monitor facility operations by observation, collecting and testing samples, and reading instrumentation (SCADA) to ensure compliant and efficient operations. Perform and manage a range of treatment facility activities including, but not limited to, operation of equipment, maintenance, monitoring systems, managing equipment performance and process data, process improvement, record keeping, and preparation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) as necessary. Provide adequate, timely, and essential information for preparation of the budgets, reports, and studies. Assist in the preparation of work schedules and monthly, annual, and special reports on treatment facility management, renewal, operation, and maintenance. Respond to stakeholder inquiries regarding facilities and odor complaints in a timely and effective manner. Train, lead, and mentor staff, including assisting in evaluating the performance of staff; provide leadership by example and be a positive role model for NTMWD employees. Create service requests for needed repairs and renewal; coordinate with maintenance personnel; and plan, perform, and implement maintenance procedures for treatment assets and lift stations (includes inventory control and management). Vigilantly monitor the facility for any breaches of security and alert appropriate law enforcement agencies and\/or supervisors, as appropriate for the situation. Maintain thorough logs and records in both written and electronic form as required; use these records to improve the function and efficiency of various operations. Maintain facility grounds and general housekeeping, as well as the appearance of the facility, in collaboration with other staff and outside contractors. Assess, plan and monitor systems and assets during emergencies and scheduled shutdowns; troubleshoots, diagnoses, and reports problems; responds to emergencies; and schedules and coordinates responses, repairs, clean-up, remediation, etc. Observe safety guidelines as required by State statues and as prescribed by the NTMWD. This includes identifying and mitigating safety hazards as well as assisting in the implementation of safety programs. Coordinate with personnel to receive shipments, monitor unloading processes, record into inventory, and check shipment documents for compliance to standard. Learn and comply with applicable NTMWD policies and procedures. Assume the responsibilities of direct supervisor(s) and subordinates as required. Perform other duties as assigned. Basic Requirements Must maintain an in-depth knowledge of wastewater treatment processes, compliance requirements, operations and maintenance requirements, and reporting\/record keeping requirements; including the ability to troubleshoot wastewater equipment and processes and be knowledgeable with performing wastewater tests and interpreting results. Must communicate effectively, both written and verbally, with supervisors, peers and subordinates to convey information. Maintain basic computer skills, and electrical and mechanical knowledge. Possess five (5) years of experience in wastewater treatment or a suitable combination of directly relevant education and experience, as determined by NTMWD. Maintain a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (or predecessor agency) Class B Wastewater Treatment Operator\u2019s License. Possess a high school diploma or GED (an associate degree or trade certification is preferred) Maintain a valid Texas Driver\u2019s License.
North Texas Municipal Water District