To provide management, administrative and logistical support to the wastewater treatment plant and Lift Stations and their operation. To operate and provide maintenance to the wastewater treatment plant and Lift Stations in compliance with EPA and TCEQ standards, rules and regulations. To ensure daily operations meet plant permit and National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) parameters.
Description of Operations
Under the supervision of the utilities superintendent, the chief plant operator and plant operators are responsible for daily operation and maintenance. Their duties also include cleaning tanks, fine screens, and grit chambers, de-watering sludge and preparing containers to be hauled away to landfill, recording daily plant flow and weather, and laboratory analysis of plant parameters. Ensure Lift Stations are maintained and operating properly. Temporary personnel are used on a weekly basis to assist with tank cleaning operations. Consultants provide assistance with TCEQ and EPA plant permit applications and recommend upgrades to meet compliance.