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Water Plant Operator job in Niles

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Organization:  Village of Niles
Job Category:  Water and Sewers
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Illinois (IL)
City:  Niles
Post Code:  60714
Salary and Benefits:  Salary is commensurate with experience. The Village offers an excellent benefits package

The Village of Niles is seeking a qualified, skilled applicant for the position of Water Plant Operator in the Public Services Department. This position is responsible for Water Plant maintenance including chlorine and sodium hypochlorite control and monitoring for pump maintenance and monthly reports. Conducts water sampling and B-Box locating, turns resident and commercial services on and off, takes water samples and installs water meters. The position also works with other divisions of the Public Services Department and will assist with snowplowing operations, branch and leaf pick-up, maintenance of all division equipment and assisting other divisions when needed.

Knowledge of water distribution systems including water pressure requirements, pipe size regulations, E.P.A. guidelines, (lead and copper levels), and specific understanding of the operations of water pumps and pump stations required, as well as safety rules involved in equipment and water plant operation. Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid State of Illinois Class “C” Water Operator License and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Experience with Allen Bradley hardware and General Electric’s iFix Proficy industrial automation software for SCADA control systems a plus.

Applicant must be able to be scheduled for an “on-call” rotation and respond to scheduled and unscheduled overtime events during this rotation. The position is also required to respond to other department overtime.

Salary is commensurate with experience. The Village offers an excellent benefits package. Apply to: Personnel Office, Village of Niles, 1000 Civic Center Drive, Niles, IL 60714, E-mail personnel@vniles.com Fax 847-588-8051.

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