Water/wastewater Operator In Training

Kansas City, MO 64147

Post Date: 03/13/2018 Job ID: 163501 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Pay Rate: $16.30

Job Description:

The OIT performs a variety of tasks assisting Water/Wastewater Operators with the operation and maintenance of a water/wastewater treatment plant including helping maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and day-to-day activities on an assigned shift. 

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

Assists with routine maintenance functions and performs custodial duties

Performs other duties as required


High school diploma or GED required

MO Wastewater Operator Certification - Class D or ability to obtain within 6 months

2 years’ experience required

Familiarity with MS Office Suite

Frequent lifting of 55 pounds from floor to overhead required

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.

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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