Waste water Operator

San Jose, CA 95119

Post Date: 02/20/2018 Job ID: 162858 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Pay Rate: Competitive wages offered

Job Description:

The Operator installs, operates, and performs repairs and preventive maintenance on various virgin and waste bulk chemical and industrial wastewater systems.

Operates industrial facilities to control flow and processing of streams such as water, wastewater, steam, compressed air, sludge and effluents.

Monitors control panels and panelboard and adjusts controls, valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow, pressure, elevation, and distribution.

Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, gates, engines, generators and valves into plant to regulate processes.

Maintains shift log, observes variations in operating conditions; records and interprets meter and gauge readings.

Processes, hauls, and applies bio-solids and other process residuals in accordance with plant schedules and regulatory requirements.

Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests.

Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs facility equipment and instrumentation.

Utilizes data management tools for daily process control, such as computer spreadsheets and programs.

Performs custodial duties as required.

Participates as an active member of site emergency response team, including hazardous material and hazardous waste spill response. Performs confined space entry, attendant, and rescue duties.

Perform Waste Water treatment and De-Ionized water operations. Inspect major systems and identify operating problems, perform complex troubleshooting, and implement repairs.

Perform rounds and readings to insure equipment/systems are operating optimally.

Coordinate maintenance and operation activities with manufacturing and customers.

Support Engineering and customer work order requests.

Develop Waste Water and De-Ionized Water PM and operational procedures and support continuous improvement efforts for the site.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.


High School Diploma required

8 or more years of experience preferred.

Must successfully pass an initial and annual company arranged hazardous material medical physical exam.

Must successfully pass an initial and annual respirator fit test.

Must successfully complete Hazardous Waste Operations Training - 40 hour Hazwoper Training and annual 8 hour refresher course.

Must successfully complete training on the following subjects including but not limited to: and 1st Aid/CPR, Respiratory Protection, Confined Space Entry, Confined Space Rescue.

Must wear ANSI safety shoes steel toe and personal protective equipment.       

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.

Katie Day

Katie Day is a recruiter with HKA Enterprises. While Katie recruits for all industries, her favorite is craft & light industrial. Her advice for job seekers is "Ask questions. Follow up. Don’t be late."

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