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City of Baytown Water Plant Operator in Training in Baytown, Texas

Water Plant Operator in Training

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Water Plant Operator in Training

Salary

$16.79 - $20.99 Hourly

Location

7425 Thompson Rd Baytown, TX

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number

24-00122

Department

Public Works

Division

Baytown Area Water Authority

Opening Date

05/06/2024

Closing Date

Continuous

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

Job Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team as an Operator in Training. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to learn from experienced operators and be involved in a wide variety of tasks. A great attitude and a willingness to learn are essential for this role.

Full Benefits Package Including:

  • Paid holiday, vacation & sick leave to support your work/life balance

  • Insurance options

  • Free employee clinic for medical coverage participants

  • TMRS retirement with 14% City contribution

  • Mental health and financial education benefits

  • And much more!

    Water Plant Operator in Training is an entry level position for the person that wants to use their mechanical skills and knowledge to take the first step towards a career as Water Plant Operator. This individual performs daily upkeep of water treatment plant and meets janitorial demands of the facility. They operate and maintain facilities groundskeeper equipment; and maintain a neat and clean appearance of buildings and grounds. This position requires On Call responsibilities.

Duties

  • Custodial duties in administration and maintenance buildings. Maintains cleaning and sanitary products inventory.

  • Maintains plant grounds (64 acres). Maintains and performs minor repairs on lawn equipment.

  • Performs electrical and mechanical maintenance on selected equipment.

  • Retrieves maintenance, grounds, and custodial supplies from various vendors.

  • Assist tenured Operators with process control, receiving chemicals, and other associated BAWA operational procedures.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record (must obtain TX driver’s license within 90 days).

    PREFERRED:

  • Prior custodial experience.

  • Prior grounds keeper experience.

  • Familiar with preventative maintenance of grounds equipment.

  • Class C Surface Water Treatment Certification from TCEQ.

  • Functioning understanding of Pumps and Motors.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to operate buffer, tractor, mower, edger, trimmer, and trucks. Ability to get along appropriately with co-workers and the public.

Attendance is an essential function of this position. The City reserves the right to require an employee in this position to work overtime. This position provides services or performs duties for the benefit of the general public during emergency situations. These may include services or duties different from those performed in the usual course and scope of your job. In the event of an evacuation, the incumbent in this position may be required to remain to perform needed services.

Overall Position Strength Demands

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

HOW TO APPLY:

01

Do you possess a High School Diploma and/or GED equivalency?

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    Do you have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record? (Must obtain TX driver's license within 90 days)

  • Yes

  • No

    03

    Do you have any of the following experience or certifications? (Please select all that apply)

  • Prior custodial experience.

  • Prior grounds keeper experience.

  • Familiar with preventative maintenance of grounds equipment.

  • Class C Surface Water Treatment Certification from TCEQ.

  • Functioning understanding of Pumps and Motors.

  • None of the above.

    04

    Please briefly describe your experience as it relates to this position.

    Required Question

Agency

City of Baytown

Address

2401 Market Street Baytown, Texas, 77520

Phone

281-422-8281

Website

http://www.baytown.org

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