Wastewater Treatment/Collection Supervisor

//Wastewater Treatment/Collection Supervisor

Wastewater Treatment/Collection Supervisor

Department: FMTUA

Closes: Open Until Filled

Salary: DOE


Wastewater Treatment/wastewater Collections Supervisor oversees the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment and wastewater collection system equipment. Primarily maintaining and operating the wastewater treatment facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform all aspects of sampling, monitoring and testing required to maintain compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations governing the wastewater treatment process, and sludge management. Perform the Installation, maintenance and repair of the physical plant and pump stations and all of their components.  Assist in the performance of regular and unscheduled maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment and machinery.

DAILY – Perform plant rounds and inspects all equipment, structures and fences to ensure proper care and operation. Assists with maintenance and cleaning of plant and grounds.  Collects a sample of the final effluent at least four times a week.  Uses proper sample technique and sample storage procedures of said samples.  Ensures that all paperwork to accompany sample is correct and complete.  Keep accurate records of any changes or abnormalities found and communicates findings with Lead Operator/Operations Manager.  Maintains a clean and neat work area, be on the lookout to any unsafe conditions and takes steps to remediate said condition.  If unable or unsure how to correct the unsafe condition, the operator on duty will communicate immediately with the Lead Operator/Operations Manager.  Turns on effluent Discharge Pump prior to end of shift.  Turns off Effluent Discharge Pump at the beginning of each day’s shift.

WEEKLY – Performs collection of wastewater samples and conducts lab tests as part of the process control program. Upon findings of the process control lab tests the operator on duty adjusts chemicals and /or equipment as necessary.  Performs a weekly inspection of the plant and records finding on the weekly plant inspection form provided.  These forms are to filled and used when completing the State reporting.  Monitor ground water levels and the three Piezo well points located at the plant.  Performs valve manipulation to affect process control changes.  IT. Wasting to the digester or Drying Beds.  Hoses down the clarifier weirs to prevent the buildup of algae on said weirs.  Performs cleaning of headworks.  Proper safety measures are to be taken to ensure the screws are de-energized prior to cleaning.  Removes excess material that is caught up on the screenings screws at headworks.  Performs data entry of lab results and flows into the spread sheet.

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MONTHLY – Performs samples of the monitor wells in compliance with the State permit. Records static well depths and time of sampling on Chain of Custody and on the Monitor Well Sampling Form.  Collects additional samples of plant Influent and Effluent according to yearly schedule and permit requirements.

  • Operates jetter and pumper truck in support of wastewater operations
  • Operates backhoe, crane truck and other power operated equipment as required
  • Assist in new construction as needed
  • Cleans wastewater collection system on routine basis
  • Pumps lift stations and contracted out pumping services as needed
  • Assists with monthly meter reading as required
  • Assist water and wastewater operators as required
  • Maintain daily system records
  • Responsible for maintaining FMTUA facility grounds at wastewater plant including weed control and that system components are maintained and painted as necessary
  • This position requires scheduled on call status as scheduled by management as well as emergency response situation as they ariseQUARTERLY – Must have experience in Performing all aspects of Self Monitoring Reports for ADEQ Operations and discharge permitsQualifications:To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.Education:
    • Minimum education requires a high school graduate (or equivalent, p;us two (2) years of college/technical related course work a plusExperience and Qualifications:
    • Experience in performing manual labor, operation of heavy machinery and collection system maintenance
    • Must be a qualified lift station mechanic with 5+ years Electrical experience or equivalent
  • Must possess a valid Grade 2 Wastewater Treatment Operators License for the ste of Arizona or ITCA upon hire
  • Strong electrical troubleshooting background and experience with pumps, motors and control circuits
  • Previous supervisory experienceComputer Skills:
  • Must have a high degree of computer competence, including Microsoft Office Suite   Certificates and Licenses:    
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  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License and be insurable under the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe insurance plan is required
  • Must possess a valid Commercial driver’s License (CL) for the State of Arizona with a minimum Class B with a tanker endorsement upon hire or within 6 months of hire
  • Must possess a valid Grade 2 Wastewater Treatment License upon hire
  • Water distribution/Water Treatment Certifications a plus
  • Must submit DMV/MVR printout which reflects five (5) years 
  • Other Requirements:
  • Ability to manage, complete multiple tasks during the same period
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and background check
  • Must adhere to the Tribes Drug Free Policy and agree to maintain a drug Free workplace
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule formSupervisory Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for directing Waste Treatment Operators and waste Treatment Utility workersWork Environment:
  • Regularly works outside in all weather conditions. Exposed to all aspects to water and wastewater industryPhysical Demands:
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Regularly required to use hands to operate objects, tools, controls and machinery/ Required to stand and/or walk for long periods of timeApplications are available at http://mojaveindiantribe.com     
  • The Indian Preference Act will be enforced. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.
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