• Water and Wastewater Operator

    Job Locations US-VA-Chincoteague
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/16/2018 3:26 PM)
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  • Overview

    VT Group is a leading technology integrator with close to 50 years’ experience delivering technology and C4ISR solutions to solve the complex challenges faced by our government and commercial customers in the Defense and National Security markets.



    VT Group is seeking Water and Wastewater Operator in Wallops Island, VA.


    • Maintains and operates the water, sewage treatment plants and associated equipment.
    • Works rotating hours of duty in the water and wastewater plants, These systems must be operated seven (7) days a week making it necessary for operators to work on weekends without supervision.
    • Operates, maintains, and repairs computerized/electronic water, and wastewater system controls.
    • Operates and maintains water and sewage plants to assure proper operation and makes repairs as required. Collects samples and conducts tests to maintain chlorination and PH levels for plant operations. As a result of tests, mixes and introduces chemical agents and components into the systems to maintain acceptable quality standards in both water and sewage systems at WFF. Responsible for operational records and procedures necessary to successfully operate waste treatment facility under all conditions. Must review DMR's and operate plant to meet VPDES permit effluent limits. Must inspect and service all water and wastewater related mechanical equipment, calibrate control systems such as meters, probes, alarm systems, etc.
    • Operates and maintains two (2) independent water systems consisting of ground and elevated water storage tanks, pressure and deep well pumps, chemical testing equipment, underground piping and valves.
    • Operator must collect historical data from charts and graphs and apply necessary adjustments for proper plant operations.
    • Operates the afterhours trouble desk console which includes the Energy Management Control System terminal. The afterhours trouble desk is operatior-ral on second and third shifts, including all shifts for weekends and holidays and other emergency situations. Operators are required to respond to after hour trouble calls to trouble shoot and or obtain information for all WFF facility operations. Must coordinate with WICC management to call in employees needed to respond to after hour trouble calls. Must keep accurate and complete phone logs and information pertaining to trouble calls. Must be familiar with the WFF Snow Plan and performs duties for the after hour trouble desk as required in the WFF Snow Plan.


    • Must meet all Core Job Specifications.
    • Must have completed a recognized apprenticeship program, and/or have five years of experience as a water and wastewater operator.
    • Must have a current virginia wastewater class 2 and class 3 water operator,s license as required by local regulations.
    • Must be experienced in the use of all types of computerized/electronic control systems for water and sewage operations.
    • Must be experienced with use of voltmeters, amp meters, and ohmmeters.
    • Must be knowledgeable in elementary electricity single and three phase systems, uses of capacitors, and relays.
    • Must be familiar with water and wastewater controls.
    • Class A CDL required

    I - Set Pipe Wrenches - 8", 10",14",18" &.24

    I - Set Adjustable Wrenches - 6", , 12", & 15"

    I - Set Combination Wrenches - 3/8" to 1"

    I - Set Combination Wrenches - 3/8" - 1"

    I - Tubing Cutter - 1/8" -2- 1/2"

    I - Set Pipe Dies - 1/4",3/8",I/2",3/4" & 1"

    I - Allen Set - Screw Wrenches

    2 - Hammers, Ballpeen - 16 oz.

    I - Rule orTape,6'

    I - Set Screwdrivers, Flat Blade, 3/16" -3/8

    I - Pliers, Slip Joint, 2" Capacity

    1 - Set Socket Wrenches - I/2" Drive

    I - Pocket Knife

    I - Flaring Tool 3/16", l/4", 5/16", 3/8*,7/16", 1/2", 5/8"



    Join VT Group if you want to serve with friendly and caring people who are dedicated to delivering critical services and helping our customers solve difficult problems in often world-changing circumstances.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    VT Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


    VT Group is a drug free workplace. All applicants must pass a drug test before beginning work or receiving an offer of employment. Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration.


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