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Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Licensed WWTP Chief Operator with 15 + years of focused experience in both municipal and private wastewater treatment plants. Dedicated to maximizing environmental and public health benefits of water treatment. Tech-savvy water analysis expert with proven skills and experience in computerized control systems, including supervisory control and data acquisition systems, also known as SCADA. With a diverse and progressive wastewater and sewage treatment experience. Wastewater treatment expert and hands-on practitioner with operational, analytical and maintenance proficiency across full spectrum of wastewater systems and equipment. Deeply committed to efficient and clean plant operation for economical, environmental and public safety reasons.

Skills
  • SCADA Operations Knowledge
  • Report Writing
  • Adjusting Chemical Levels
  • Valve Rebuilding
  • EPA Regulations Understanding
  • Team Building
  • Data Management
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Computer Skills
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Microsoft Office
  • People Skills
  • Team Management
  • Basic Math
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • PPE Use
  • Customer Service
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Problem Resolution
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Training & Development
  • Organizational Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
Education and Training
John Patterson Technical College Montgomery, AL, Expected in : Industrial Electronics Technology - GPA :
Certifications
  • State of Alabama Wastewater Treatment Operator IV Certification - 2008
  • State of Alabama Class A CDL
Experience
City Of Dothan - Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator
City, STATE, 05/2014 - Current
  • Currently supervise and manage all aspects i.e. staffing, ADEM and EPA regulatory compliance, plant operations, plant construction, sludge disposal for a 7.5 mgd extended aeration wastewater treatment facility.
  • Experience in all design, and construction phases of multimillion dollar plant upgrade projects.
  • Sampled and tested wastewater, applied chemical dosing, received chemical shipments and performed wastewater plant preventive maintenance and minor corrective maintenance.
  • Compiled and maintained data and records for permit reporting according to regulatory requirements and documented plant procedural and safety standards.
  • Operated, monitored, maintained and performed troubleshooting for wastewater treatment facility mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Prepared field reports and performed process control analysis and verified compliance with local, state and federal operating regulations.
  • Monitored plant supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA), calibrated gauges, meters and controls and recorded readings for next shift.
  • Handled chlorine offloading, cleaned wastewater collection, treatment and reclamation-related equipment and facilities and performed periodic building maintenance.
  • Ran and operated regulators, diversion chambers, tide gates, pumps, sludge collecting treatment and disposal equipment, blowers, compressors, motors and oil purifying equipment.
  • Analyzed sewage composition and clean water quality and periodically inspected chemical bulk storage tank levels, leakage warning systems and spill containment devices.
  • Trained and mentored [Number] new staff members in cleaning, maintaining and using equipment and on environmental and public safety value of disciplined wastewater treatment.
  • Performed watch duties and maintenance for plant chlorination equipment, centrifuges, heat exchanger equipment, boilers, valves, pipes and meters.
  • Conducted laboratory and field tests to monitor water and investigate sources of pollution.
  • Maintained control of equipment, supplies and vehicles used in water services.
  • Collected samples to assess water quality and tested for pH, hardness and sediment levels.
  • Handled customers' emergency needs to resolve water problems and resulting damages.
  • Used forklifts, pumping equipment and air compressors frequently.
  • Assisted in design and setup of wastewater treatment activities.
  • Collected and sent water samples to health labs for review.
  • Backwashed filters to remove dirt, grime and buildups.
  • Monitored chemical feed pumps to verify proper chemical dosage in treated water.
  • Performed grounds and equipment maintenance to keep facility running smoothly.
  • Calibrated flow meters and cleaned bar screens.
  • Prepared records of plant operations, material quantities and laboratory test results.
  • Trained newly hired employees regarding plant equipment operation and industry standards.
  • Responded to plant emergencies and equipment breakdowns by contacting appropriate supervisors and adhering to protocols.
City Of Dothan - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator IV
City, STATE, 10/2008 - Current
  • Sampled and tested wastewater, applied chemical dosing, received chemical shipments and performed wastewater plant preventive maintenance and minor corrective maintenance.
  • Compiled and maintained data and records for permit reporting according to regulatory requirements and documented plant procedural and safety standards.
  • Operated, monitored, maintained and performed troubleshooting for wastewater treatment facility mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Prepared field reports and performed process control analysis and verified compliance with local, state and federal operating regulations.
  • Monitored plant supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA), calibrated gauges, meters and controls and recorded readings for next shift.
  • Handled chlorine offloading, cleaned wastewater collection, treatment and reclamation-related equipment and facilities and performed periodic building maintenance.
  • Ran and operated regulators, diversion chambers, tide gates, pumps, sludge collecting treatment and disposal equipment, blowers, compressors, motors and oil purifying equipment.
  • Analyzed sewage composition and clean water quality and periodically inspected chemical bulk storage tank levels, leakage warning systems and spill containment devices.
  • Trained and mentored [Number] new staff members in cleaning, maintaining and using equipment and on environmental and public safety value of disciplined wastewater treatment.
  • Performed watch duties and maintenance for plant chlorination equipment, centrifuges, heat exchanger equipment, boilers, valves, pipes and meters.
  • Supervised shift work periodically to support upper management, created and assigned work orders and monitored overall plant operation.
  • Collected samples to assess water quality and tested for pH, hardness and sediment levels.
  • Conducted laboratory and field tests to monitor water and investigate sources of pollution.
  • Maintained control of equipment, supplies and vehicles used in wastewater services.
  • Followed EPA and OSHA regulations to maintain safety of water and personnel.
  • Handled customers' emergency needs to resolve wastewater problems and resulting damages.
  • Operated and maintained wastewater treatment equipment.
  • Used forklifts, pumping equipment and air compressors frequently.
  • Removed old, broken and unsafe water piping and fixtures with expert demolition skills.
  • Monitored chemical feed pumps to verify proper chemical dosage in treated water.
  • Trained newly hired employees regarding plant equipment operation and industry standards.
  • Calibrated flow meters and cleaned bar screens.
  • Inspected water quality and levels and reported findings to supervisors.
  • Prepared records of plant operations, material quantities and laboratory test results.
  • Performed grounds and equipment maintenance to keep facility running smoothly.
  • Collected and sent water samples to health labs for review.
  • Refilled and replaced chemical containers to prevent shortages and delays.
  • Backwashed filters to remove dirt, grime and buildups.
  • Responded to plant emergencies and equipment breakdowns by contacting appropriate supervisors and adhering to protocols.
  • Operated and maintained overhead cranes and lift stations.
  • Used SCADA system to maintain appropriate levels.
City Of Dothan - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II
City, STATE, 10/2006 - Current
  • Sampled and tested wastewater, applied chemical dosing, received chemical shipments and performed wastewater plant preventive maintenance and minor corrective maintenance.
  • Compiled and maintained data and records for permit reporting according to regulatory requirements and documented plant procedural and safety standards.
  • Operated, monitored, maintained and performed troubleshooting for wastewater treatment facility mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Prepared field reports and performed process control analysis and verified compliance with local, state and federal operating regulations.
  • Monitored plant supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA), calibrated gauges, meters and controls and recorded readings for next shift.
  • Handled chlorine offloading, cleaned wastewater collection, treatment and reclamation-related equipment and facilities and performed periodic building maintenance.
  • Ran and operated regulators, diversion chambers, tide gates, pumps, sludge collecting treatment and disposal equipment, blowers, compressors, motors and oil purifying equipment.
  • Analyzed sewage composition and clean water quality and periodically inspected chemical bulk storage tank levels, leakage warning systems and spill containment devices.
  • Trained and mentored [Number] new staff members in cleaning, maintaining and using equipment and on environmental and public safety value of disciplined wastewater treatment.
  • Performed watch duties and maintenance for plant chlorination equipment, centrifuges, heat exchanger equipment, boilers, valves, pipes and meters.
  • Performed water quality analysis testing and verification to ensure water was safe to drink.
  • Collected samples to assess water quality and tested for pH, hardness and sediment levels.
  • Conducted laboratory and field tests to monitor water and investigate sources of pollution.
  • Maintained control of equipment, supplies and vehicles used in wastewater services.
  • Followed EPA and OSHA regulations to maintain safety of water and personnel.
  • Operated and maintained wastewater treatment equipment.
  • Used forklifts, pumping equipment and air compressors frequently.
  • Removed old, broken and unsafe water piping and fixtures with expert demolition skills.
  • Trained newly hired employees regarding plant equipment operation and industry standards.
  • Backwashed filters to remove dirt, grime and buildups.
  • Collected and sent water samples to health labs for review.
  • Refilled and replaced chemical containers to prevent shortages and delays.
  • Inspected water quality and levels and reported findings to supervisors.
  • Monitored chemical feed pumps to verify proper chemical dosage in treated water.
  • Prepared records of plant operations, material quantities and laboratory test results.
  • Responded to plant emergencies and equipment breakdowns by contacting appropriate supervisors and adhering to protocols.
  • Performed grounds and equipment maintenance to keep facility running smoothly.
  • Operated and maintained overhead cranes and lift stations.
  • Calibrated flow meters and cleaned bar screens.
  • Used SCADA system to maintain appropriate levels.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • John Patterson Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator IV
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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