Lead Water Operator

Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

Posted: 11/27/2018 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 165713 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Operator performs and oversees a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a Public Water System including compliance reporting, maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and assigning/performing day-to-day activities on an assigned shift. 

Operates production/treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water and disinfection.

Executes all required compliance sample events.

Creates and submits all required compliance reports as well as client requested reports.

Schedules the Water Operations staff when required by the Operations Supervisor.

Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels

Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings

Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control

Starts and stops pump, engines, and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes

Maintains shift log and records meter and gauge readings

Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses

Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties

Makes operating decisions in absence of supervisory personnel

Performs on call duties for the Water Production Department and other departments upon request

Performs other duties as required


High School Diploma or GED required

ADEQ/ABC Water Treatment level 2 Certification or the ability to obtain within 6 months

Minimum of four years’ experience in Water Production/Water Treatment or related field.

Possess a valid Class C CDL (or greater) with a hazmat endorsement or the ability to obtain within 6 months

Basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water operations; operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; effects and techniques of water treatment processes and required compliance reporting; safe work practices

Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and data management systems

Must be able to operate plant PLC’s and SCADA systems


HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Holly Lewis

Holly Lewis is a senior recruiter at HKA Enterprises with 7 years of experience in the industry. Holly specializes in the placement of employees in the water/watewater industry. Her advice for job seekers is to always setup voicemail and remember to check it regularly. Holly prefers to be contacted via email or phone.
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