Water/Wastewater Operator

Waterbury, CT 06708

Posted: 10/09/2018 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 166639 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Operator performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water/wastewater treatment plant including maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and day-to-day activities on an assigned shift. 

Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/ wastewater, sludge, and effluent

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 other duties as required

Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required

Certification at a level required by the State is required

One year of experience in operating water/wastewater treatment plants

Possess a valid driver’s license 

Basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water/wastewater treatment plant operations; operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; principles and methods of bacteriological and chemical sewage analyses; effects and problems of industrial waste in water/wastewater treatment processes; safe work practices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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