Job Opening

Job Added1/22/2019
Job TitleWater Treatment / Sewage Plant Operator
EmployerChoctaw Defense Services
Job LocationKodiak
Wage & Benefits$40.00/hr. & Benefits
Job DetailsJob Summary: Control treatment plant machines & equipment to purify & clarify water for human consumption & for industrial use. Primary Duties: Operate & control electric motors, pumps & valves to regulate flow of raw water into treating plant & dumps specified amounts of chemicals such as chlorine, polymer & fluoride into water, adjust automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into tanks to disinfect, deodorize & clarify water. Operate agitators to mix chemicals & allow impurities to settle to bottom of tank, turn valves to regulate water through filter beds to remove impurities, pump purified water into water mains, monitor panel board & SCADA MHI & adjust controls to regulator flow rates, loss of head pressure & water elevation & distribution of water. Clean tanks and filter beds using back-washing (reverse flow of water), repair & lubricate machines & equipment using hand and power tools. Test water samples to determine acidity, color & impurities using colorimeter, turbidimeter & conductivity meter. Operate sewage treatment, sludge processing & disposal equipment in wastewater treatment plant to control flow & processing of sewage, monitor control panels & adjust valves & gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow of sewage, observe variations in operating conditions & interpret meter & gauge readings & test results to determine load requirements. Qualifications: High school diploma or GED, valid driver’s license (must obtain a CDL with tank endorsement within 6 months of hire), must pass a background check to receive an Airport Identification badge for access across the State Airport to the Waste Water Treatment Facility. Must have a valid State of Alaska Water Treatment 1 certification & a valid State of Alaska Wastewater Treatment 1 certification. A complete job description is available in the Anchorage dispatch office. Applicant must be registered with the Union, have a current dues receipt and have a resume on file in the Anchorage dispatch office that reflects the qualifications required by the Employer, to be referred by the Union for this position. All applicants not residing in Kodiak, must be willing to re-locate to Kodiak.