CITY OF ELKHART JOB DISCRIPTION
DEPARTMENT: Public Works POSITION: Utility Operator
DIVISION: Operations STATUS: Full Time
REPORT TO: Operations Supervisor DATE: JUNE 2022
The City of Elkhart’s Public Works and Utilities Operations Division is a combine water and wastewater operations division.
Utility Operator duties focus on the daily operation of the city’s wastewater and water treatment plants. This includes staffing the utility operations center, conducting process testing,
Monitors and controls the Utility’s water system for efficient delivery of safe drinking water and optimum fire protection. Evaluates water system data obtained from SCADA central monitor and utilizes good judgment and technical expertise in controlling water production and treatment equipment. Responds to alarms and emergencies, and notifies appropriate on-call personnel for emergency repairs.
Performs wastewater and water process control tests such as, settleable solids, dissolved oxygen, pH, and chlorine residual, fluoride and phosphate. Collect samples and perform routine analysis for wastewater and water processes. Monitors SCADA, charts, graphs, totalizers, indicators, and chemical feed equipment. Records, analyzes, and reports data collected.
Identifies and troubleshoots process and equipment problems. Records and communicates significant process and equipment problems to supervisor to assure corrective action.
- Dual Operations Pay
- Shift Differential Pay
- Certification Pay
- Heath, Dental, and Life Insurance
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