Water/wastewater Operator In Training

Waterbury, CT 06708

Posted: 10/09/2018 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 166636 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The OIT performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water/wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift.          

Learns and gains skills involving the maintenance of equipment and servicing work in the plant

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

Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control, starts and stops pumps, engines and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes

Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels

Observes and reports abnormalities to supervisor

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

Performs other duties as required


High school diploma or GED required

Typically holds or is working on first level water/wastewater treatment certification.      

Possess a valid driver’s license

Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools employed in the general operations of engines, pumps, and related equipment; general maintenance work; safe work practices; basic biological and chemical principles

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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