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Water Operator in Training

Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Posted: 03/08/2024 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 191138 Pay Rate: $19.26 per hour

Job Description

HKA is working on behalf of Jacobs and this role is to support Jacobs’ work through HKA.

HKA Enterprises is unable to support C2C. 3rd party submissions and C2C requests will not be considered for any positions.

General statement

Performs a variety of unskilled and routine maintenance tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant on an assigned shift; learns and gains skills in a variety of equipment maintenance, servicing, and operating tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs any combination of tasks pertinent to controlling operation of plants and pumping stations as directed
  • Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water, sludge, and effluent under direction of Operator, Operator I, Operator II, Lead Operator or Lead Operator II
  • Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
  • Observes and reports abnormalities to Lead Operator or Lead Operator II
  • 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 under direction of Operator, Operator I, Operator II, Lead Operator or Lead Operator II
  • Maintains shift log and records meter and gauge readings
  • Takes samples and performs process control laboratory tests and analyses
  • Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties
  • Must be fit and able to work overtime
  • Works safely and adheres to established safety procedures
  • Follows written and oral instructions
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Water level I
  • Minimum of one year water experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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


Additional Information

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.

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