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Beltpress Operator

Water Reclamation Facilities
Closing Date: 1/26/2022

Under direct supervision of the Belt Press Operator Supervisor, operates belt press to dewater sludge produced by all HCWA waste water treatment plants.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Operates belt presses to insure optimum performance while de-watering bio-solids.
  • Adjust chemical dosages to maintain driest possible bio-solids and to keep cost down.
  • Performs solids tests on conditioned and pressed sludge to determine moisture content.
  • Cleans and performs inspections to maintain belts are in good working condition.
  • Daily performs inspections of pumps, roller bearings, chemical feeders and hydraulics.
  • Ensures proper chemical inventories and notifies Supervisors when orders are needed.
  • Enters work orders to maintenance when repairs are needed on equipment.
  • Washes down belt presses and work areas daily to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Maintains daily log sheets to record events and happenings.
  • Ensures bio-solids are land applied at agronomic rates to each site as calculated annually to meet all EPA 503 regulations.

 

Education and/or Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Certificates/Licenses/Registrations: Valid Georgia Driver's License; Class A CDL; Ability to obtain Georgia Wastewater Operator License Class III within 1 year preferred.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Applications for this position will not be accepted after 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.

 

Henry County Water Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.