Water Treatment Operator (CA Grade II Licensed)
DOE Fort Irwin, CA 92310
The Operator will operate the water treatment plant facility, water wells and booster stations in accordance with the water supply permit.
Reads gauges and meters, starts and stops equipment, and operates valves to route and control flow, makes process control adjustments, determines and sets proper chemical dosage and flow rates, and operates PLCs and SCADA systems
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
Compiles and reports non-compliance of the water supply permit
Complies with Project Policies and Procedures
Prepares required reports and maintains complete record keeping procedures
Performs other duties as required
High School Diploma or GED
2 years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities
California Grade II Water Operator certification (active).
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good computer skills, able to use Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Must possess and maintain a valid CA driver's license
Basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water treatment plant operations; operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; principles and methods of bacteriological and chemical water analyses; safe work practices
Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, data management systems (Op10) and be able to operate plant PLC’s and SCADA systems
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