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2nd Shift - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator - Lancaster Area Sewer Authority

Lancaster, PA, USA

Job Type

Full Time

Date Posted



 Lancaster Area Sewer Authority is currently seeking an individual for the position of:




Who We Are: Lancaster Area Sewer Authority owns, operates, and maintains a public sewer system that serves more than 40,000 customers in 9 municipalities in Lancaster County. We have been serving our community for 50 years and strive to provide the highest quality of service at a reasonable cost. We are looking for an individual who is interested in our continued success.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain digestion, dewatering and drying equipment.

  • Coordinate with Operation Chief the volume of sludge to be wasted; notify Operations Chief of situations that could prevent wasting requirements from being met.

  • Load and unload biosolids from transport truck or dumpster.

  • Visually inspect all process equipment; check and verify proper operation of all monitoring, sampling, and testing equipment; calibrate all sensors and monitoring equipment to assure proper operation.

  • Monitor and respond when visual observation or SCADA system alerts to problem; take appropriate steps to correct.

  • Perform equipment maintenance duties

  • Perform periodic sampling and testing as required for NPDES permit discharge limitations or for maintaining proper operational parameters.

  • Keep records of plant process; Assist with drafting Standard Operating Procedures. Close work orders in CMMS.

  • Assist with public tours of the treatment facility.

  • Basic knowledge of wastewater treatment plant operating standards and equipment.


Availability to respond to emergencies on a 24-hour basis

Job Type: Full-time – 2nd shift 3pm – 11:30 pm M-F – weekend rotation


Any combination of education and experience that indicates possession of the skills, knowledge and abilities listed above. An example of acceptable qualifications for this position is a high school diploma or the equivalent and previous work-related experience and specialized coursework.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

At time of hire, valid PA Driver’s License, Class C, and ability to meet and maintain eligibility for inclusion under LASA’s vehicle insurance policy. Excellent benefits package.

Please apply on the website:, or email:

LASA is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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