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WATER PLANT OPERATOR

Posted: 06/12/2022

JOB SUMMARY:

The purpose of this classification is to perform specialized/technical work functions associated with water treatment plant operations and maintenance. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Controls water treatment plant processes and equipment per established procedures to purify/clarify water for human consumption.
• Performs a variety of physical, chemical, and bacteriological tests to determine the chemical consumption of water, to control quality, and to ensure the compliance with Federal and State regulations.
• Monitors, operates, and calibrates various pumps used to regulate water flow, pressure, and tank levels.
• Takes readings from assorted meters/gauges; reads, interprets, and records a variety of data.
• Performs maintenance/repair tasks related to plant operations.
• Maintains inventory of department chemicals, supplies, tools, and equipment.
• Maintains, logs, and records of test results, meter readings, chemical applications, and other data.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or equivalent and one (1) year of experience in Water Plant Operations or a related field, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Must possess and maintain a valid Class III Water Plant Operator Certification or obtain within 6 months.  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. 
 
BENEFITS:
Health/Major Medical 
Dental 
Long Term Disability
Employer-Paid Pension
Paid Holidays 
Paid Vacation-Annually
Paid Sick 
Incentive Pay & Longevity Pay Free Wellness Clinic