Summary:
Individual will oversee daily operations of SCWA water treatment processes (iron filtration; GAC; ion exchange; RO; AOP; chemical treatment; others) and provide assistance on water quality issues. Supervise routine O&M preventative maintenance and spare parts inventory for treatment processes. Provide operator training and assist in process troubleshooting as needed.
 

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Posted Date:
8/26/2022
 

Job Location:
 

Position Type:
Full Time
 

Division:
Production Control
 

Description:

The successful candidate will:

  • Maintain various water quality related databases
  • Troubleshoot and track water quality issues/customer complaints related to treatment.
  • Participate in rotating On-Call Supervisor schedule for Production Control
  • Develop / manage tracking systems to oversee various treatment routines
  • Work with other SCWA Departments on water quality issues
  • Assist in water treatment related R&D work
  • Assist in routine Production Control station inspections
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of water treatment practices; treatment process design; hydraulics; water chemistry
  • Must have excellent organizational skills
  • Able to work outdoors, sometimes at heights or inside filters
  • Must be able to work in moist environments and tolerate exposure to water treatment chemicals
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with others, take direction from superiors and work well independently
  • Proficient in all MS Office programs
  • Experience in engineering modeling programs (hydraulic; chemical) and GIS helpful 
  • Must have demonstrated ability to write effectively and develop data-tracking programs
  • 1 year – water/wastewater/industrial waste treatment required; 2-4 years’ experience preferred
  • Associates Degree – Science or Engineering required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Water Treatment Plant Operator (WTPO) IIB certification preferred

 

*The Authority may accept an equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the requirements*

 

Interested candidates should submit their application/resume with salary requirements via the SCWA website (www.scwa.com and click “Career Opportunities”). Annual salary for this position is $60,000 - $65,000, commensurate with education and experience. Suffolk County residency is preferred. COVID-19 Vaccination is required.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

 

(The Authority shall not employ relatives of employees as defined to mean an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, stepparent or direct descendant of grandparents of the employee as defined in the New York State General Municipal Law 810.)