ASSISTANT WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR (BC-08) [multiple vacancies] Job in City and County of Honolulu, HI
1/28/2023 11:59 PM Hawaii
Participates in the operation, maintenance and repair of various wastewater treatment and tributary pumping plants for training and developmental purposes; performs progressively difficult tasks to prepare for eventual operator certification; and performs other related duties as required.
Current Vacancies: There are multiple vacancies at various plant locations with the Department of Environmental Services, Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Division. Assists and/or participates in the operation and maintenance of various Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Pumping Plants. Assists in the installation, overhaul, repair, and testing of Wastewater Treatment and Pumping Plant equipment. Performs progressively difficult tasks individually, and under the direction and/or guidance of higher level operators and/or supervisors, for training and development purposes and to qualify for certification. Work schedule includes shift, weekend, and holiday work as required. Required to respond to and work during emergencies and overtime conditions due to manpower shortages.
Special Working Conditions: Exposure to active machinery, high voltages, depths and heights, toxic and explosive gases, high pressure fluid systems, and disease-bearing wastewater. Works in obnoxious, filthy and hazardous environment.
If you qualify for the position, your name will be established to an eligible list. This list may be used to fill future permanent and temporary vacancies in this department at various plant locations according to operational needs.
Applications must be submitted online by January 28, 2023, 11:59 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to be accepted.
Some notifications will be sent via e-mail. You are responsible for monitoring instructions and correspondence from this office by checking your email account in a timely manner. To ensure proper delivery, please make sure you:
At time of application, you must be a citizen, national or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.
Graduation from high school or equivalent, satisfactory to the State Board of Certification of Operating Personnel in Wastewater Plants.
Experience and/or training of sufficient scope and quality to show competence in assisting in the operation and/or maintenance of pumping plant, marine engine room, power plant or related industrial-type equipment.
Such experience must have demonstrated the knowledge of the practices and procedures used in the operation and maintenance of common plant equipment such as pumps, valves, motors, blowers, meters, gauges, etc.; hazards and safety practices involved in working around high voltage equipment and moving machinery; and the ability to operate, monitor, and maintain electrical pumping units and auxiliary equipment common to industrial-type plants; open and close valves as directed; read meters and gauges, record readings, and maintain operational records; make necessary arithmetical computations; read and comprehend written materials; learn technical and specialized processes pertinent to wastewater treatment plant work, including required laboratory analyses; use common hand tools; understand and follow oral and written instructions; work harmoniously with others; and handle weights and loads.
Examples of Qualifying Experience: Marine machining, marine engine room tending, boiler tending, tank farms (oil or gas) tending, pumping equipment installing, aircraft mechanic, automotive mechanic, sugar mills or any comparable stationary equipment repair.
Examples of Qualifying Training: Certificate of Participation/Proficiency in Process Technology; Associate of Science in Automotive or Diesel Mechanic Technology.
Verification Requirement: You must submit evidence of your certificate of participation/proficiency or education. Please attach an electronic copy of your certificate, diploma and/or official transcript which shows the embossed to your application; Or mail a photocopy of your certificate, diploma and/or official transcript to the following address: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813. Copies will not be returned. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.
LICENSE REQUIREMENT :
1. Valid drivers license (Type 3/automobile), prior to appointment; and
2. Temporary Hawaii Mandatory Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate, prior to completion of probation.
The above license and certificate must be maintained on a current basis thereafter as a condition of employment.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION:
In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your training and experience. Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being rejected or your receiving a lower score.
Training and Experience Evaluation……………………………………………………………….100%