WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR Job in Beale AFB, California – Department of the Air Force



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Air Force. The opening is for a WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR in Beale AFB, California Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Air Combat Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 217787
Start Date: 02/21/2020
End Date: 03/05/2020

Qualification Summary
In order to qualify, you must meet the general experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook X-118C. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-5400-Industrial Equipment Operation Family, Water Treatment Plant Operating. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. The screen out element for this position is the ability to do the work of a WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR without more than normal supervision. JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of technical practices in order to perform various operational repairs and preventative maintenance on water and wastewater equipment and pollution control equipment. 2. Knowledge of wastewater equipment such as force main lift stations, collection system components, hydraulic gates, comminutors, grit chambers, clarifiers, bio filters (trickling), chlorine contact chambers, sludge handling pumps, digesters, sludge drying beds, and boiler equipment. 3. Knowledge of water treatment equipment such as submersible deep water well pumps, supervisory control and data acquisition components (SCADA), variable frequency drives, pressure sand filtration, booster pumps, storage tanks, and water distribution valves and manifolds. Knowledge of water treatment processes including oxidation, disinfection with chlorine, fluoridation and electrodylous units. 4. Practical knowledge of safety practices and procedures associated with the operation of water and wastewater plants and equipment. 5. Skill in the use of measuring instruments such as gauges, electrochemical and amperometric meters, recorders, analog and digital displays, and computer generated data to determine operational status and make necessary adjustments to plant processes. 6. Ability to operate water and wastewater plants and associated equipment; and perform preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment with minimum, or no supervision. Operate auxiliary and pollution control equipment, as needed with minimum, or no supervision. 7. Ability to interpret diagrams, drawings, operating manuals, or special facility procedures to be followed during emergencies, equipment failure, or system malfunction. Physical Effort:
Frequently works in confined areas in and around boilers, mechanical, electrical, and support equipment; i.e. auxiliary and pollution control equipment. Work requires moderate to strenuous physical effort and long periods of walking,standing, climbing, bending, and crouching. Frequently lifts and carries water and wastewater equipment parts and chemical supplies weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted. Occasionally may include items weighing over 100 pounds with assistance of other workers or weight handling equipment. Working Conditions:
Employee works outdoors and indoors; and is frequently alone. When working outdoors employee is subject toprevailing weather conditions. Employee often works on catwalks, ladders, and elevated storage tanks. Employeeis subject to exposure to high temperatures, constant noise, operating machinery, dirt, grease, chemicals, oils, andfumes in the work area. Employee is subject to cuts and abrasions from the use of tools and equipment. Employeesare exposed to chemicals such as various acids and caustics which can burn. Employee is exposed to hot water,pipes, and boilers which can burn. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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