Assistant Chief Water & Sewer Treatment Plant Operator
Location: Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Internal Number: 140840
Under the Management and Supervision of the Buildings and Grounds Department, the Assistant Chief Water & Sewer Treatment Plant Operator, is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and system supervision of all aspects of Grade 2 Sewer Treatment, Surface Water Treatment Plant, and site water treatment, water feature support services and the operation and maintenance of the College swimming pool.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Operated and maintains RBC's, clarifiers, filters, valves, tanks, chemical feed equipment, pumps PLC and SCADA systems
Ensures final sewer effluent quality meets or exceeds EPA and New York State Department of Health standards. Performs sampling and testing as required to ensure compliance
Ensures finished water quality meets or exceeds EPA and New York State Department of Health Standards. Performs sampling, testing, and laboratory work as required to ensure compliance
Maintains sanitary cleanliness of work areas within the treatment plants and associated equipment rooms and related facilities
Performs all required maintenance on water features including ensuring the proper water quality and chemistry
Operates and maintains the water distribution system including, but not limited to, system valves, hydrants, and backflow devices
Maintains records including graphs/charts, meter readings, and test results. Provides monthly water treatment and testing reports to the department
Operates and makes use of required mechanical equipment relating to and in performance of specific duties
Operate vehicles for the purpose of transportation of materials and equipment in the performance of duties
Maintains chemical and spare parts inventory. Retains necessary records for the acquisition and the inventory of materials as required
Assist other trades for the harmonious and expeditious completion of specific assignments
Report specific deficiencies and unsafe conditions
Must have own hand tools to perform duties as required
Perform other related work as assigned and work overtime as required
Conform to the safety and efficiency standards established by Bard College
Must be a high school graduate of the equivalent
NYSDOH license requirements: IIA Sewer Operators Certification, IIA-SW/GUI Filtration Plant, D-Distribution System and Backflow Device Test Certification
Knowledge of EPA and New York State Department of Health standards, current codes, and regulations
Must be proficient with computers and SCADA programs. Possesses good communication, interpersonal, and comprehension skills
Lift equipment certification desirable, or willingness to pursue
Must have valid NY State driver's license
Requires normal vision range, hearing, the ability to see color, and ability to distinguish letters, numbers, and symbols
Requires ability to use and carry job related tools and equipment
Manual dexterity to operate job related tools and equipment
Requires the physical ability to stand and walk for duration of the day
Frequent bending, stooping, and reaching above your head
Requires climbing ladders and stairs
Requires lifting, transporting, pushing, pulling, and maneuvering large loads weighing up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
Requires hand/eye coordination and depth perception
Please provide a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references to Interfolio.
Location: All College Facilities
Employment Type: Full-time, non-exempt
Compensation: $36.05/hour (.75¢ probationary adjustment for 90 days)
This salary range reflects the College's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation for the position at the time of the job posting. Salary decisions are dependent on several factors including but not limited to market and organizational considerations, experience, and qualifications of a selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.