Operator I BP056

Deadline: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM
Position Reference Number: BP056
Salary Range: Gr. U3 / $20.72 - $26.28 / Starting Salary: $20.72
Division-Section-Unit: Operations/Bucklin Point Wastewater Treatment Facility
Shift: 3 PM –11 PM / Days Off: Tuesday / Wednesday
Location: East Providence
Assignment(s) Comments:
Position Covered By Collective Bargaining Union Agreement: Yes
Name of Bargaining Unit Union: Council 94, Local 1010


Takes and records readings of plant equipment, including temperature, pressure, and vacuum. Operates a variety of pumps, valves, gates, and switches in order to operate the plant equipment. Responds to alarms or operational problems within plant property and at remote locations and takes corrective action based on defined procedures or supervisor direction. Cleans plant equipment and facilities and maintains a safe working environment. Frequently requires operation of a forklift, Bobcat, front end loader, sweeper, scum truck, and/or pick-up truck. Collects samples, performs standard tests, and records results; notifies supervisor if readings are abnormal. Assists other operators and plant staff with cleaning, maintaining, repairing, and installing plant equipment. Receives hazardous materials (chemical deliveries) and completes appropriate paperwork. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.  As required, to drive a facility vehicle on or off site. Medium Work: exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or G.E.D. as required and authorized by Chapter 42-17.4 of the RI General Laws of 1956, as amended (RIGL). EXPERIENCE: Performance in basic maintenance. Following instructions. Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. Cleaning and sanitation principles and practices. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Within one year of appointment, must possess an Operator-In-Training (OIT) Grade I certification license for wastewater treatment plant. Valid driver’s license in good standing is required at time of appointment. The NBC requires vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, as well as continuing employment.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Provisions:

Reasonable Accommodations:
If an applicant is unable to perform any essential job functions because of his/her disability, but can achieve the required results by means of a REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, then the individual shall not be considered unqualified for the position.

Medical Information:
Successful completion of a pre-placement physical examination and drug screen will be required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Apply within the application period as shown. The NBC does not assume responsibility for applications sent through the mail. NOTE: The Narragansett Bay Commission union contracts allow a 3 day grace period for its members only.


    The Narragansett Bay Commission
    Human Resources Office
    One Service Road
    Providence, RI 02905
    Fax (401) 461-2242

E-mail hr@narrabay.com. E-mailed resumes must be received in MS Word Format.