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******Water/Wastewater Operators ONLY******
Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator - California
To highlight a few aspects of the job:
Operates water and/or wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection
facilities, including record keeping and maintenance.
Work will include some or all of the following
Duties: observing flows, chemical feed and effluent quality making process changes as directed;
monitoring and adjusting levels, flows and pressures to meet demands; calibrating laboratory
testing equipment according to specifications; disposing of sludge per regulations and as directed
Performs a variety of maintenance and repair work in the distribution and/or collection system on
mains, valves, hydrants and service lines.
Assists in the maintenance and inspection of water and/or wastewater mains as requested
according to specifications.
Collects samples, which may include laboratory analysis; handles and delivers samples to be tested,
records results and makes appropriate adjustments.
Follows safety rules set by the Company and state and federal regulations, which may include
participating in safety meetings, inspecting equipment, and assisting with and advising co-workers
of possible safety hazards.
Orders supplies and equipment as directed; performs inventory according to procedures.
Operates assigned vehicles as needed to provide effective and safe service.
Uses and maintains tools, equipment and computers associated with water and wastewater system
Makes periodic rounds of facilities observing, recording and communicating operating conditions to
Cleans and maintains facilities, equipment and grounds as directed.
Ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations, including preparation of necessary
Operates production equipment; handles chemicals accurately and in a safe manner.
Ability to make repairs on a variety of plant equipment and distribution/collection systems.
Knowledge of state and federal standards and regulations governing water and/or wastewater
treatment and distribution/collection.
Ability to read meters and gauges and interpret findings. Ability to be on-call evenings and weekends and to work long hours.
Ability to use and maintain tools, equipment and computers associated with water or wastewater
Possess industry and/or regulatory certifications as identified by the Company.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers, clients, vendors and
the general public. Possess a valid state drivers license