List of Career Duties Under Sanitary Services Business Sector


Disposal plant Operator Career Duties

  • Operate sewage treatment, sludge processing, and disposal equipment in wastewater sewage treatment plant to control flow processing of sewage
  • Monitor control panels and adjusts valves gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow of sewage
  • Observe variations in operating conditions & interprets meter and gauge readings tests results for defining load requirements
  • Start stops pumps, engines, and generators to control flow of raw sewage through filtering, settling, aeration, and sludge digestion processes
  • Maintain log of operations and records meter gauge readings
  • Give directions to Wastewater-Treatment-Plant Attendants sanitary ser. and Sewage-Disposal Workers sanitary ser. in performing routine operations maintenance
  • May collect sewage sample, using dipper or bottle conduct laboratory tests, using testing equipment, like colorimeter
  • May operate and maintain power generating equipment to provide steam electricity for plant
  • May be designated according to specialized activity or stage in processing as Activated-Sludge Operator sanitary ser. , Grit-Removal Operator sanitary ser. , Pump-And-Blower Operator sanitary ser. , Sludge-Control Operator sanitary ser. , Sludge-Filtration Operator sanitary ser. .

Hydraulic rubbish compactor Mechanic Career Duties

  • Install and repairs hydraulic rubbish compactors, using tools equipment
  • Install new compactors, utilizing knowledge of electrical wiring and hydraulic-pneumatic functions & using handtools power tools
  • Diagnose hydraulic mechanical malfunctions of compactors for defining required repairs
  • Adjust, replaces, or repairs faulty hydraulic units, like pistons, cylinders, and conveyors
  • Install or replaces damaged shafts, guards, casings, and metal frame of compactor units, using electric welding, brazing, or soldering equipment tools
  • Diagnose electrical-electronic system malfunction, and replaces or repairs parts, like electric motors, switches, and starting stopping units, using knowledge of wiring, wiring diagrams, voltage systems, and electric-electronic components
  • Load compactors parts onto truck, using forklift.

Incinerator plant general Supervisor Career Duties

  • Supervise coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating one or more incinerator plants
  • Schedule work assigns crews to shifts or plants
  • Plan routine for receiving & incinerating rubbish refuse
  • Instruct employees in work methods and interprets and enforces operating orders procedures
  • Issue orders and directives regarding operation, repair, and maintenance of facilities equipment
  • Inspect plant operations directs compilation of operating records
  • Analyze cause of operating failure and recommends repair methods procedures
  • Interview recommends prospective employees
  • Direct preparation of timesheets and personnel records, and initiates requests for supplies contract repair work.

Incinerator Plant Laborer Career Duties

  • Signal Garbage Collector Driver motor trans. 905.663-010 to dump refuse in specific area of collection pit to maintain even distribution of refuse, using hand
  • Clean spills from floor of receiving area, using rake, broom and hose
  • Load noncombustible material into containers carries containers to pickup area for removal.

Incinerator Plant Supervisor Career Duties

  • Supervise and coordinates activities of incinerator plant workers engaged in operation, maintenance, and repair of incinerator furnaces and auxiliary equipment, like grates, fans, compressors, temperature controls, overhead electric cranes, and ventilating hydraulic equipment
  • Direct activities of workers engaged in tasks like weighing unloading refuse trucks, moving rubbish to furnace hoppers, operating incinerator furnaces, repairing furnace refractory linings and removing ashes
  • Assist workers in repairing facilities & equipment, applying knowledge of principles of combustion safety procedures and using handtools
  • Maintain personnel records
  • Train workers in performance of duties safety procedures
  • Inspect incinerator furnace and other equipment to detect need for maintenance repair
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Instructor Wastewater treatment Plant Career Duties

  • Instruct wastewater treatment plant personnel in operation and maintenance of treatment plant facilities to improve efficiency meet regulatory certification requirements
  • Train personnel in operation and maintenance of treatment plant machines & equipment and demonstrates operation of machines equipment
  • Instruct personnel in other procedures, like selection of sampling sites, laboratory techniques, record keeping, safety measures and care of lift stations
  • Administer tests maintains records of students progress
  • Assemble materials, schedules courses, and designs contents of courses to meet specific needs of plant personnel
  • Provide technical assistance to plant staff serves as troubleshooter in solving problems in operations
  • Maintain examination records coordinates training program with state certification program.

Sanitary Landfill Operator Career Duties

  • Perform any combination of following duties to dispose of solid waste materials at landfill site
  • Operate heavy equipment, like bulldozer, front-end loader and compactor, to excavate landfill site, transport solid waste materials and to spread and compact layers of waste earth cover
  • Direct incoming vehicles to dumping area
  • Examine cargo to prohibit disposal of caustic waste, according to government regulations
  • Spray poisons other specified chemicals over waste material to control disease carrying pests
  • Drive truck to distribute oil or water over landfill to control dust
  • Weigh vehicles entering and leaving site collects dumping fees.

Sanitary landfill Supervisor Career Duties

  • Supervise coordinates activities of workers engaged in landfill operations, utilizing knowledge of local, state, and federal laws regulating waste disposal
  • Direct operations, like spreading and compacting solid waste & spraying insecticides to control insects pests
  • May assist in selecting new sites according to community population
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Sewage disposal Worker Career Duties

  • Clean and maintains equipment in sewage disposal plant to facilitate flow treatment of sewage
  • Clean filter screens, processing tanks and walkways, using hose, brushes and chemical solutions
  • Clean precipitates, like grit, sludge, trash and muck from sump, catch basin grit chamber, using shovel, rake and hand pump
  • Lubricate equipment, like pumps valves
  • Open and closes gates valves according to gauge readings or warning lights on equipment
  • Collect samples of decontaminated refuse for testing
  • May conduct test on sewage sample, using colorimeter
  • May maintain grounds outbuildings [Groundskeeper, Industrial-Commercial any industry ]
  • May be designated according to equipment cleaned as Catch-Basin Cleaner sanitary ser. .

Sewage plant Attendant Career Duties

  • Tend pumps, conveyors, blowers, chlorinators, vacuum filters, and other equipment used to decontaminate wastewater sewage by settling, aeration, and sludge digestion
  • Remove obstructions, like coarse materials from bar-screens, to accelerate influent through initial screening process
  • Adjust pipe valves to regulate flow velocity through settling tanks to separate sludge by sedimentation
  • Turn air steam valves to aerate effluent, and to control temperature in sludge digestion tanks
  • Observe temperature gauges to define lubrication of equipment
  • Read charts, flow meters, and gauges to detect equipment malfunctions
  • Collect samples, makes process reports, and performs minor repairs on equipment as directed by Wastewater-Treatment-Plant Operator sanitary ser.
  • May be designated according to station assignments as Activated-Sludge Attendant sanitary ser. , Grit Station Attendant sanitary ser. , Pump-And-Blower Attendant sanitary ser. , Sludge-Control Attendant sanitary ser. , Sludge-Filtration Attendant sanitary ser. .

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