Wastewater Plant Operator

Position Title: Wastewater Plant Operator - HPUD (TN)

Position Description: 
Wastewater Plant Operator will be trained to operate and maintain wastewater treatment plant properties owned by Hallsdale Powell Utility District. HPUD operates membrane treatment (one of the largest in Tennessee), conventional treatment and drip field treatment facilities. Rotating day/night shift work and holiday scheduling is required.

Employee will conduct bacteriological and chemical tests required by state and federal regulations and will be responsible for adding proper chemicals to treat and disinfect wastewater. Responsible for accurate completion of reports required by local, state and federal regulations. Will perform maintenance on wastewater lines, pumps and other equipment including repairs and maintenance of motors on equipment. The position also includes routine maintenance of wastewater plant properties (including general labor, operation of vehicles, equipment, mowers, general mechanical repairs, painting, etc). The employee will work with machinery with moving parts, noise, fumes and chemicals, both indoor and outdoor work with extreme weather conditions and heavy lifting.

Education/Experience/Skills Required: 
Minimum high school diploma or GED. Advanced technical/mechanical training or college degree preferred.

$12.00 - $20.00 per hour depending on experience, education and training.

Application Instructions: 
Submit application/resume to: Hallsdale Powell Utility District
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 5199 Knoxville, TN 37928-0199
Physical Address: 3745 Cunningham Road, Knoxville, TN 37918
Fax: 865-922-8428
Phone: 865-922-7547