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The Jefferson County Environmental Services Department (JCESD) is an award-winning water resource recovery agency that collects and treats wastewater for the Birmingham, Alabama metropolitan area. The JCESD serves a customer base of approximately 600,000 residents within a 443 square mile service area. JCSED is committed to protecting the environment and providing our customers high-quality, effective and efficient wastewater services.
The new Water Reclamation Facility Manager will lead plant personnel and coordinate day-to-day operations at the WRF facility; assuring the facility remains in compliance with state and federal effluent limits, and staff and facilities are operated in an efficient manner. The new Water Reclamation Facility Manager will review data collected by each shift; make process control changes in treatment as necessary; inspect the plant daily to monitor equipment and employees; and direct the work of the plant supervisor, shift supervisors, and maintenance crews.
The new Water Reclamation Facility Manager will record flows, process changes, effluent quality, and other necessary operational data from the plant; compute the amount of sludge and sewage treated; prepare required reports for the state; develop and monitor facility budgets; assign tasks and issue work orders for mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation maintenance and upgrades; plan and incorporate changes in procedures and techniques to comply with new or revised state and federal regulatory limits; incorporate new technologies available for treatment into plant operations; coordinate plans for future expansions; and other duties as assigned.
Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) Managers are responsible for monitoring, evaluating, and adjusting Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) operations. Employees in this job class are responsible for supervising and training subordinate staff, preparing and monitoring departmental budgets, and communicating verbally and in writing with various federal, state, and local agencies. Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Work exposes employees to potential biological and toxic chemical hazards, such as found in sewage and disinfecting chemicals, such as chlorine and sulfur dioxide on a daily basis. Work also exposes employees to potential mechanical, electrical and physical hazards (falling, drowning, confined spaces, etc.) when inspecting mechanical equipment at wastewater treatment plant and lift stations.
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