Johnson Utilities transferred its management and operations to EPCOR USA on August 31, 2018. EPCOR is committed to being a good neighbor, a community partner, a quality employer and provider of clean drinking water that meets or exceeds all quality standards. Recruiting for this position will be handled by EPCOR USA. The successful candidate will report to and be an employee of Johnson Utilities. This position pays $25.00 per hour, depending on experience.
Reporting to Johnson Utilities in San Tan Valley, AZ, this individual serves as a Wastewater Plant Foreman, overseeing day-to-day operations to ensure safety, efficiency and teamwork. The Foreman will promote associate development by assisting operations staff with training on safety, preventative maintenance and system operations.
This position receives job assignments through work orders and verbal instructions from the Operations Manager and is expected to carry projects through to completion, resolving most problems independently. Participates by a method of hands-on work, prioritizes work and decides what equipment, materials, and personnel resources are needed to accomplish work assignments, monitors work-in-progress to ensure timely completion, and inspects projects upon completion to verify that all aspects of the job have been performed properly; provides leadership and direction to the wastewater plant operations staff. Reads and interprets wastewater facility plans; contacts suppliers, vendors and contractors to coordinate work/projects; completes purchase requisitions, maintenance records and other required reports, requires overseeing equipment check sheets, and performs other work as required.
The successful candidate for the Wastewater Foreman position will possess a comprehensive understanding and working knowledge of all aspects of wastewater treatment system operations; the preferred candidate will have developed and possess a working knowledge of the operation of light, medium and specialty utility repair equipment. Must possess the abilities to communicate operational and personnel problems to supervisor in a timely manner; read and interpret gauges, recording devices and general plant instrumentation; maintain accurate and up-to-date maintenance records; be at work every day and on time; perform heavy maneuvers,, bend, stoop, and traverse stairs; legally and safely operate company motor vehicles and equipment; determine the equipment, tools, manpower and materials required to complete assigned projects; skills in contract/project management; interact courteously and respectfully with customers (internal and external) and the general public; exercise independent judgment in operational duties, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal associates, supervisors and management personnel and vendors; ability to use hand and power tools, and to work outdoors under all weather conditions including summer heat.
Current ADEQ Grade 3 or 4 Wastewater Treatment Operator certification with Five (5) years’ experience in all phases of wastewater operations and maintenance; hollow fiber membrane treatment experience is preferred but not required; Must have valid AZ driver’s license with excellent driving record. Must be willing and able to acquire and maintain a valid class “B” Arizona Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with hazardous materials (HazMat) endorsement. All applicants must be able to respond to call-outs and be on the job-site within 45 minutes of notification.
To apply, please send a current resume to this email address: EPCOR_US_Recruiting@epcor.com
Please reference this Job title: Wastewater Plant Foreman, Johnson Utilities