ASSISTANT WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
Under direction of an experienced operator, receives on-the-job
training in the operation of a water treatment plant; does other
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
purposes only. A particular position using this title may not
perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely,
all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Receives instruction and/or on-the-job training in the operation
of a water treatment plant.
Performs routine tasks such as recording meter readings and
taking water samples.
Performs routine maintenance and repair work on pumps, electric
motors, valves, and other mechanical equipment.
Performs housekeeping tasks such as cleaning and maintaining
plant equipment and property.
Under direction of an experienced water treatment plant operator,
adjusts, regulates, and maintains alum and lime feeders, chemical
feed machines, chlorinators, purification machines, water
filters, flowmeters, and other mechanical equipment.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and computerized information systems used
by the agency, office, or related units.
Appointees may be required to possess a valid Public Water
Treatment Operator license of the appropriate class, depending
on the permit level of the facility, issued by the NJ Department of
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in
New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGES AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of mechanical
Ability to learn procedures to be followed in operating,
adjusting, regulating, and maintaining alum and lime feeders,
chemical feed machines, chlorinators, purification machines,
water filter, flowmeters, and other mechanical equipment.
Ability to work harmoniously with associates and with other
groups and individuals engaged in or concerned with work relating
to the water treatment plant.
Ability to use judgment and make decisions to keep the plant
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as
acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform the functions of the job after reasonable
accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the
accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer
undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.