The WRD Process Control Coordinator is a technical professional responsible for performing process control work related to the District's overall compliance with its environmental permits including participating in the interpretation of process data and guiding process changes as necessary, assisting in the development of sampling and analytical protocol in accordance with applicable regulations and reviewing local, state and federal regulations to ensure that required standards are met.
Under direction from the WRD Assistant Manager overseeing Process Control, incumbents apply knowledge related to biological, chemical, plant and engineering practices to resolve routine to complex wastewater treatment process control issues. This class is distinguished from the Assistant Manager in that the latter has management level responsibility for process control functions at all District treatment facilities.
Education and Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Engineering or a related field, AND four (4) years of full-time professional experience related to the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility, one (1) year of which includes experience performing process control or other environmental and compliance related analyses and studies. Professional level experience that has provided the skills and knowledge necessary to perform all job functions at this level may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years.
Working Conditions: May require evening, night or weekend hours. May work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations. May work with potential exposure to hazardous chemicals and substances found in the wastewater treatment process. May work outdoors in all weather conditions. May be required to attend meetings outside normal business hours.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at the time of appointment. Must possess a valid Nevada Water Environment Association (NWEA) Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade I. If a non-NWEA certification is held the candidate, within one year of hire, must obtain, either through reciprocity or test, a NWEA Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade I. Certain positions may require a higher level NWEA certification. Certain positions may require confined space entry certification. A State of Nevada Water Quality Analyst Grade I certification is desirable.
Since 1956, the Clark County Water Reclamation District (formerly the Clark County Sanitation District) has been collecting, treating and reclaiming wastewater in the unincorporated areas of Clark County. Each day, at our facilities throughout Southern Nevada, we treat and reclaim more than 100 million gallons of wastewater to levels near drinking water quality, and return it to the environment o...r send it to reuse locations throughout the community. The Clark County Water Reclamation District employs approximately 300 employees.