Job Opening – Sr. Systems Maintenance and Relief Operator – Citizens Energy Group Westfield

Citizens Westfield Water/Wastewater is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the vacancy of Sr. Systems Maintenance and Relief Operator – Westfield (IRC 18397, Non-Exempt/Competitive Salary). Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, days, with some overtime

Job Summary: Under limited supervision, position is responsible for arranging, coordinating and maintaining, troubleshooting, cleaning and repairing lift stations, booster station, wastewater/water plant, and emergency generation facilities as well as other buildings and grounds maintenance as needed. Position assists as needed with the diagnostics and repair of the SCADA systems. Incumbent must be able to operate a Vac-truck, crane truck, dump truck and backhoe as needed for maintenance activity. Position shares on-call rotation for collection system and plant coverage during non-business hours. Position works both individually and in conjunction with Wastewater Operations, and when necessary, Water Operations. Position takes an active role in developing new hires for plant maintenance. Position requires excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills, timely follow-up with customers and record keeping of supporting documents. Incumbent is responsible for performing Relief Operations of the Wastewater plant including compliance testing of samples as needed. Must be able to work alone with little supervision and directly with customers and resolve service issues. Position requires excellent record keeping of all maintenance done on equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Coordinates and Maintains, troubleshoot and repair lift stations, Wastewater Plant equipment, including Annual and monthly Lift-Stations alarm testing, pump capacity, operation and compliance. Perform maintenance on all equipment both Water and Wastewater according to the O & M and maintain accurate and detailed records of that maintenance. These include but not limited to pumps, Motor Control Centers, tanks, meters SCADA control systems, vehicles etc. Troubleshoot electrical systems that range from 4-20ma to 480 Volt 3ph. Maintain Portable Generators. Rebuild or repair Lift Station pumps up to 100Hp.
  • Relief operations of the Water or Wastewater Plants. To do necessary daily testing according to IDEM regulations. Recording and documenting these results in their proper place within Hach Wims and MRO reports. Making necessary changes to the systems to ensure IDEM compliance.  Running RDT for Solids handling to maintain proper plant operations and levels in Digester Tanks.
  • Operates Heavy Equipment (Vactor, Backhoe, Dump Truck, Crane Truck and Snow removal).
  • Ordering parts and materials for Lift Stations, Booster Stations, Fleet and Plants. Maintains repair parts stocks.
  • Develops and maintains written maintenance procedures for plant equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have and maintain a valid Indiana Driver’s License and have or the ability to get a CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) Class B within 90 days.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in wastewater operations and/or maintenance.
  • Minimum Class 1 Wastewater Treatment license or ability to obtain within 24 months.
  • Must be organized and capabilities to maintain records.
  • Ability to work alone, in various positions, which require but are not limited to sitting, bending, standing, walking, lifting and climbing in all types of weather conditions.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Must demonstrate a working ability to use a computer or computer device for record keeping.
  • Requires reading, math, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of pertinent OSHA safety regulations.
  • Requires the ability to carry out verbal and written instructions as well as work alone in certain situations.
  • Must have the ability to work well and communicate with customers, management and the general public; and to establish effective working relationships with other employees.
  • Knowledge of various pumping, electrical and, building mechanical systems.
  • Ability to work overtime and be on-call periodically.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • IWEA collections system certification.
  • Post-secondary education or technical classes.
  • Chemical safety and equipment safety certifications.
  • Knowledge or license in Industrial Pretreatment.
  • Knowledge of GPS technology.
  • “Pipe” Televising program.
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Experience and knowledge of water, sanitary and irrigation codes.
  • Ability to work with confidential information, use discretion and best judgment.
  • Must be detailed, highly organized and able to prioritize.
  • Proficient with Google Earth, HANSEN, GIS (ESRI), 7i, SCADA, Geotivity (Turboview), ADS (Intelliserve); Archview-Pictometry.
  • Knowledge of various mapping and utility infrastructure maintenance and viewing programs such as GIS.

Qualified Internal Applicants should log into Oracle, select the iReqruitment Employee Candidate Responsibility and submit their resume by the deadline. If you need assistance, please refer to the user guide with instructions (available on iTrust).

Qualified External Applicants should log in to and select “Our Company” and “Careers” to apply for this position

Posting Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Deadline Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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