Water Treatment Maintenance Specialist Lead (Central Plant) Arizona
Company: Arizona State University
Posted on: September 15, 2023
Water Treatment Maintenance Specialist Lead (Central Plant)
Arizona State University
Facilities Development and Management seeks a Water Treatment
Maintenance Specialist Lead to operate and repair water treatment
equipment and/or systems at the Central Plant.
$24.00 - $28.00 per hour or commensurate of experience and
education. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the
State of Arizona.
06-September 2023 is the initial close date. Applications will
continue to be accepted and reviewed each week until the job is
Test and analyze water samples to maintain proper chemical levels
in boilers, cooling towers, and chilled water systems.
Replace defective parts or install new control devices to maintain
quality of water treatment.
Inspect, disassemble, and repair damaged or malfunctioning control
devices on chemical distribution systems.
Test and operate chemical distribution equipment to maintain proper
level of chemical and treatment.
Test water for chlorine and bacterial content for proper water
treatment and maintenance.
Maintain logs of water facilities which may include pH level,
chlorine content, temperature, and concentrations.
Operate and maintain reverse osmosis units to purify and treat
water used in research laboratories.
Maintains records and databases utilizing MS Word and Excel for all
water tests, inventory, and store chemical products.
Repair and maintain pumps, meters, hoses, filters, plumbing parts,
chemical distribution systems, water softeners, and other
Assist other facility units by analyzing water samples to determine
if a building system is leaking and/or a component has failed.
Apply best practice water treatment principles to troubleshoot and
recommend solutions to water quality issues on a campus-wide
Use ability to clearly communicate to perform essential
Five years of experience in conducting analysis and testing of
water samples (i.e. pH, alkalinity, chlorine residual, turbidity,
bacteria, dissolved oxygen, hardness, and color); OR, any
equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which
comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Must
be able to qualify as a fork lift operator within six months after
employment. Employee must possess a valid US Driver's license of
the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout
Making appropriate changes to chemical feed rates from results of
tests to maintain high quality water for boilers, towers, and
chilled water systems
Operation of reverse osmosis units
Large campus chilled water distribution
Cooling tower chemical control systems
Filtration methods and applications
Operation of forklift
Demonstrated knowledge of:
Lab safety procedures
MS Word and MS Excel
Evidence of effective communication skills
Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk distances
outside to perform work which requires frequent bending, stooping,
reaching, lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 75 pounds and working
outside in extreme temperatures and in a dirty environment.
Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited
to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse),
printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated
computer/technology peripherals. Driver University vehicles and/or
May be exposed to hazardous and dangerous materials, tools, and
equipment which will require safety precautions and/or specific
process to be followed, and may include the use of Personal
Protection Equipment (PPE) (e.g. safety glasses, hearing
protection, negative pressure and positive pressure
DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday; 7:00 a.m. to 3:30
ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and
services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs
innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM's vision is to
contribute to and guarantee the success of the university's mission
by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We
provide quality customer service, effectively steward our
resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative
and collaborative efforts.
ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive
rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff.
This package includes low-cost health and life benefits to insure
you and your family, a wellness program for preventative health
education and screenings, a disability and leaves program for
income protection, employee assistance for free and confidential
behavioral health services, access to world-class educational
opportunities at ASU/UofA/NAU at deeply discounted rates for you
and your eligible dependents, disability resources for Americans
with Disabilities (ADA), a retirement program with a variety of
retiree benefits to ensure your financial security at the end of
your career, paid vacation and holidays - and more. For more
information, please visit the Office of Human Resources, Benefits
website, at https://cfo.asu.edu/benefits
ASU's comprehensive benefits package is a significant part of your
overall total compensation - and ASU pays for most of it when you
are a benefits-eligible employee.
For more reasons to join ASU, please visit:
This position is located at the Central Plant.
Must pass pre-employment physical examination post offer of
employment to include audiogram, asbestos worker clearance,
respiratory clearance questionnaire and respiratory fit test.
Must possess fork lift certification, or be able to obtain within
six months of employment.
Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D)
upon employment and maintain throughout employment. Post-offer of
employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving
record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month
period from date of hire.
This position requires working a rotating on-call/stand-by schedule
and may be called in for emergency response including nights,
weekends, and holidays.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher
education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence,
entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American
University is a single, unified institution comprising four
differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social,
cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its
research is inspired by real world application blurring the
boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU
serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona,
the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and
cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and
more than one hundred nations across the globe.
ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are
encouraged to apply.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified
applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex,
religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or
any other basis protected by law.
ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include
verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and
Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which
includes a criminal background check, verification of work history,
academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is
contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day
Please include all employment information in month/year format
(e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer
for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience
meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former
supervisors will be requested at time of interview.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in
the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education
or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For
example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of
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