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Position Details: Wastewater Plant Manager, Class III Operator

Location: Rapid City, South Dakota
Openings: 1
Salary Range: DOE


Wastewater Plant Manager, Class III Operator

Project Solutions Inc. – Rapid City, South Dakota

Job Description

Duties include professional management and planning of the daily plant activities, oversight of the operations of wastewater treatment plant equipment, sampling and laboratory analysis, equipment and preventative maintenance; maintain and submit reports including flow monitoring, irrigation logs, water pollution, storm water inspection/monitoring, emergency generator logs, and sludge dewatering and disposal. Ensure all areas are kept within regulatory compliance and operating productively and profitably. Provide professional guidance, supervision and leadership to team personnel. Previous lab experience required, with SBR activated sludge experience. The wastewater treatment plant is a 3.0 MGD design SBR activated sludge plant.

The Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager Requirements and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for executing and integrating PSI Core Values into daily procedures, including: Expertise, quality, integrity, reliability, and accountability.
  • Responsible for supervision of all plant personnel which includes: Human resource management
  • Ensure regulatory compliance within the plant’s operations
  • Monthly DMR submittals (NetDMR)
  • Maintain SWPPP and ensure all monitoring and sampling are completed as per the
  • Industrial Storm Water Permit.
  • Complete and submit annual Storm Water Report Solids dewatering
  • Complete and submit annual biosolids report
  • Responsible for performing periodic facility, safety, and OSHA audits
  • Ensure the safety and compliance of all plant personnel
  • Required to ensure continual improvement of productivity standards and worker safety performance during all phases of plant operations
  • Responsible for providing financial forecasting and analyzing of plant expenses and cost objectives
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment and machine files and logs
  • Scheduling of all In-house and contract lab sample analysis
  • Oversee all in-house lab sampling and testing
  • Schedule and oversee all interceptor collection inspections
  • Plant maintenance and repairs
  • Responsible for ensuring on-call duty is covered at all times
  • Responsible for responding to call-out within 30 minutes
  • Responsible for working in inclement weather
  • Responsible for working weekends and holidays
  • Required to be able to lift 50lbs repeatedly
  • Required to be able to climb stairs and ladders
  • Required to be able to hear alarms, timers, and SCADA audibles

We are an equal opportunity employer, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Preferred that the candidate has the ability to obtain a Wastewater Treatment Class III license within 3 months. Plant is located near Box Elder, SD. Will consider other certifications.

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of wastewater processes and ability to troubleshoot operational issues
  • Proficient with Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Rapid City, South Dakota

Required Experience:

  • Wastewater Treatment four years of experience with a Class II or higher facility
  • Lab sampling and testing experience preferred
  • Mechanical ability and experience preferred
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in management or leadership position

Required License or Certification:

  • Wastewater Treatment Class III required within 3 months
  • Valid State Driver’s License

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