WPCA Process Control Operator

The City of Torrington is seeking a Process Control Operator in the Water Pollution Control plant.  

Responsible for the analysis of all chemical, physical and bacteriological testing requirements to ensure the most efficient operation of the Water Pollution Control Facility. Prepares Federal, State and Local monitoring reports including but not limited to DMR, MOR, NAR, ATMR. Performs routine analysis of samples collected from industrial dischargers. Schedules and oversees the sample collection program. Maintains proper and accurate records of all laboratory functions. Maintains inventories of supplies and chemicals necessary for laboratory operations. Responsible for process changes to ensure that the facility is operated in accordance with State and Federal mandates. Ensures that Safety is practiced in the Laboratory at all times. Implements and maintains an effective QA/QC Program including EPA-DMRQA program. May perform duties of a lower classification.

Thorough knowledge and understanding of methods and practices associated with the operation of an Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility. Thorough knowledge and understanding of methods and practices associated with the laboratory analysis of wastewater. Ability to evaluate and diagnose operational scenarios and provide effective responses. Ability to read and interpret meters, charts, graphs and operational trends. Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions. Ability to utilize computer skills to plot performance trends and record daily data.

Preferred Minimum Qualifications: 
A.S. degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or related field or in lieu thereof, an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.  A minimum of five (5) years experience in the operation of a Class 3 or 4 Water Pollution Control Facility two (2) of which must have been in a laboratory. State of Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Class III Wastewater Operator’s License and a State of Connecticut Laboratory Technician Certificate.  For more details, please see the attached job description.  

Salary Range: 
$30.2710 - $33.5203 per hour

To Apply: 
Download the attached application, complete, and mail to: 
City of Torrington
Personnel Dept
140 Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790
Applications can also be emailed to: HR@torringtonct.org