Supervisory work involving the safe operation and maintenance of all water production facilities, including Conventional and Membrane Water Treatment Plants, water booster pump stations, and system storage tanks. Under the general direction of the Treatment Chief of Operations; the Lead Operator is responsible for performing and directing others in the safe and reliable operations of the water plant; to include planning, scheduling and prioritizing all work performed; coordinating completion of the following duties: collection of samples, completing analysis, adjusting plant flows, monitoring plant conditions, adjusting chemical dosages, monitoring water quality and tank levels, performing routing lab analysis, calibrating and maintaining equipment, maintaining chlorine gas systems; preparing reports and records; conducting inventories and preventative maintenance; responsible for directing, assisting and evaluating job performance documents and establishing safety procedures of operators; daily contact with public requires courtesy and diplomacy. Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent as it is required for certification by the State of Texas (TCEQ). Advanced study in a TCEQ approved program. Must possess a Class “B” Surface Water certification working towards a Class “A”. A minimum of eight years’ experience in surface water operation is required. (May be able to substitute 2 years of OJT with 80 additional hours of training credit or 64 semester hours of college per TCEQ); a valid Texas driver’s license is required; must live within thirty minutes travel response time; must be able to respond to emergency situations as the need arises. Punctuality and regular attendance are required.
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The City Of Temple delivers the very best citizen service through a partnership of dedicated employees and residents. The City is responsible for the operation and maintenance of Temple's infrastructure, including: recycling, protecting animal population, streets, sanitary sewers and building development standards. In addition, the City is responsible for the collection and disposal of Solid Waste and treatment of Temple's water distribution.