ROWPU Operator in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 8/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kandahar
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/11/2018
  • Job ID:
    FNA1803032

Job Description

Job Summary
 
The Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit (ROWPU) Operator controls treatment plant machines and equipment to purify and clarify water for human consumption and for industrial use.
 
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Operates and controls electric motors, pumps and valves to regulate flow of water into treating plant
  • Dumps specified amounts of chemicals into water or adjust automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into tanks to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water
  • Turns valves to regulate water through filter beds to remove impurities
  • Pumps purified water into water mains
  • Monitors panel board and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates and distribution of water
  • Cleans tanks and filter beds
  • Repairs and lubricates machines and equipment
  • Tests water samples
  • Records data such as residual content of chemicals and water pressure.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Ability to inspect water purification unit
  • Working knowledge of chemical treatment programs, filtering systems and laboratory testing
  • Skilled in water purification system installation and maintenance
  • Experience reading analog and digital gauges and mechanical troubleshooting skills for the operation of pumps, motors, etc. required
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Experience & Education
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two (2) years water purification experience, preferably in a municipal treatment facility
  • Experience using the reverse osmosis water purification method and experience with Scada systems preferred
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

Travel
  • Typically not required within area of assignment