Operations & Maintenance Technician, 4676

Location , CA
Date Posted December 5, 2018
Category Commercial/Residential
Job Type Full-Time



Provides operations and maintenance services
for a treatment facility that treats a waste stream generated by a drinking
soda facility.


  • Operates equipment manually and through instrumentation
    panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units following
    process control procedures.  Monitors and
    observes operating conditions, records observations and data in shift log.  Diagnoses basic operational problems and takes
    corrective action per procedure.
  • Performs routine CLAIR (cleaning, lubrication, adjustment,
    inspection and minor repair) on machines and related equipment which may
    include pumps, engines, centrifuges, generators, valves, gates, mixers,
    conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection
    equipment, vacuum filters and belt presses. Reports and documents results of
    work performed and enters into appropriate database.  Promptly reports any operational problems
    with machines or equipment to Lead or Supervisor.
  • Collects water, wastewater, industrial waste, groundwater,
    sludge, residuals and/or gas samples according to schedule.  Performs field tests (chemical, physical and
    biological) in order to pace chemical dosages for process and odor control
    units.  Prepares chemical solutions,
    monitors supplies and recommends reorder.
  • Performs routine lab tests and prepares reports per
  • Performs routine instrument calibration for portable meters
    including, but not limited to, dissolved oxygen, pH, H2S, percent oxygen, lower
    explosive limit. 
  • Learns to inspect and becomes proficient at mechanical
    troubleshooting to determine repairs needed. 
    Dismantles equipment to gain access to and repairs defective parts using
    hand tools, power tools and precision measuring and testing devices.  Re-assembles and tests equipment ensuring
    safe and efficient operating condition is restored.  Learns to troubleshoot hydraulic, pneumatic
    and electronic equipment and instrumentation.
  • Performs manual labor including cleaning equipment,
    facilities and grounds as required and properly disposes of waste according to
    safety and environmental policies. Operates vehicles, mobile equipment and
    material handling equipment for operational and maintenance purposes.
  • Performs facility maintenance and repair and may replace or
    install light bulbs, florescent tubes, damaged glass, windows, doors,
    partitions, ceiling or floor tile, door locks, carpet, and/or paint.

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