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HOUSTON WATER OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN I/DWO

Company: City of Houston
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTEDSection: Drinking Water Operations Reporting Location: 3100 Genoa Red Bluff Rd Workdays & Hours: Mon-Sun 6:00pm - 6:00am (Rotating Shifts) Subject to change DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Under supervision, monitors and maintains water or wastewater treatment facilities, systems and equipment to comply with State and Federal permits. Assists in maintaining plant compliance with State and Federal permits. Ensures plant safety and sanitary requirements. Performs general cleaning of grounds and facilities, including removing debris from various mechanical systems. Washes down and cleans clarifiers, blower filters, rotor screens, etc. Maintains daily log of calls, reports, operations and/or messages. May be assigned to control center or plant control room to monitor multiple systems. Additional responsibilities for Level II (has valid TCEQ Class D certificate): Under supervision, conducts field runs to facilities to calculate and record daily usage. Under supervision, compares readings on equipment and processes with established operational ranges to evaluate system performance. Initiates system changes within established guidelines to effect process control. Under supervision, performs preventive maintenance inspections, such as checking equipment, taking samples, adjusting operating parameters and visually inspecting treatment processes. Coordinates the delivery of support materials, information and personnel from other departments or agencies. Assists in providing tours. Communicates and coordinates work with other technicians and support personnel by radio, telephone and telemetry equipment. Provides managers/supervisors with status reports and relays information to other affected departments/agenciesESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/WORKING CONDITIONSThe position requires lifting of heavy items of up to 60 pounds and/or walking on rough surfaces routinely and/or regular physical exertion such as climbing of ladders.This is a Department of Houston Public Works Management position at the Tier I Level.

Keywords: City of Houston, Houston , HOUSTON WATER OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN I/DWO, Professions , Houston, Texas

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