The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Senior Water Pollution Control Operator. The ideal candidates will have a journeyman level understanding of Wastewater Treatment and the associated equipment and controls required to operate those systems. The Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant is a Class V Wastewater Treatment Facility with Recycled Water production.
The Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant is undergoing an exciting transition, we are replacing original processes, structures and equipment with the latest treatment technologies and we would like you to be part of that upgrade. The SWPCP is currently constructing new Screening, Pumping, Grit Removal, Sedimentation, Odor Control, Power Distribution and SCADA system as the first major replacement effort. The Plant is also in design for a new Secondary Treatment process with Dewatering and Thickening to carry the city forward in our on-going effort to protect the bay and provide high quality Recycled Water.
The Senior Water Pollution Control (WPC) Operator provides support for their team members on an assigned shift. The Senior WPC Operator, as the shift supervisor oversees the operation, inspection and maintenance of the treatment process, plant equipment and facilities. The Senior WPC Operator is a reliable communicator that prioritizes tasks and ensures that Operators, Maintenance and other team members work in a safe and productive environment.
The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way:
Graduation from high school or tested equivalent, AND
Three years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant.
Licenses and Certificates
Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record.
Possession of a valid Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Certificate issued by the California State Water Quality Control Board.
Internal Number: 19-00118
About City of Sunnyvale
Recognized as the “Heart of Silicon Valley,” Sunnyvale, with a population of approximately 147,000, is the fifth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area and the second largest in Santa Clara County. Sunnyvale was incorporated in 1912 and, over the years, has transformed from an agricultural community, to a center for the defense industry, to the current nexus of research, development and manufacturing that created Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale is home to notable companies such as Yahoo!, Advanced Micro Devices, NetApp, and Lockheed Martin Space Systems. The draw of working in this dynamic community swells the City’s daytime workforce to 230,000.