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U.S. Water Services Corporation is a well-established and diverse water and wastewater utility organization specializing in utility maintenance, operations, engineering and construction services. U.S. Water is a fast paced and rapidly expanding company headquartered in New Port Richey, Florida with a staff of over 700 employees in eighteen states.
Under the general direction of the Plant Manager, but supports the Industrial Pretreatment Program IPP Coordinator, and conducts technical field sampling, as well as operation and maintenance O&M activities related to the City of Fort Dodge's National Pollution Discharge Elimination System NPDES industrial pretreatment program. May also support the IPP Coordinator with sampling and O&M as part of the City of Fort Dodge's Fats, Oils, and Greases FOG program being developed. Works in partnership with other employees, departments/divisions, external entities, and the public in delivering effective and innovative services provided by other departments, divisions, and external entities. This multi-faceted position is an extremely important role as the person in this position may be the first one to identify potential impacts to the Plant through sampling and observation, and they also are the person that facilities will see and who may first represent USW Utility Group and the City of Fort Dodge. Lots of growth potential exists across different departments and also working with the Water Treatment Plant
Plant Classification: Iowa Grade IV
Position Classification: Exempt/Salary
Proficiency Qualifications with or without accommodation
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.
Graduation from a high school or equivalent G.E.D. Experience in chemistry, biology or environmental science or a related field preferred. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.
Physical Demands of the Job:
Work is typically performed inside and outside and includes being exposed to cold, heat, noise, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, chemical hazards and atmospheric conditions that may affect the respiratory system. Visits industrial locations within the community whose work environment and safety practices may be different. Travel in all types of weather extremes as required to fulfill job duties. Must also comply with industrial facility requirements when on other properties except as otherwise required by company policy, City, State, and Federal code.
Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication
Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers external and internal. Requires the ability to speak effectively with fellow employees, industry, consultants, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens/customers; superiors, other City employees, contractors, and vendors; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.
Special Licensing Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid Iowa State driver's license.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
US Water/USW Utility Group offers competitive wages and benefits and is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.