Lead Water Operator
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
The Operator performs and oversees a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a Public Water System including compliance reporting, maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and assigning/performing day-to-day activities on an assigned shift.
Operates production/treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water and disinfection.
Executes all required compliance sample events.
Creates and submits all required compliance reports as well as client requested reports.
Schedules the Water Operations staff when required by the Operations Supervisor.
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 on call duties for the Water Production Department and other departments upon request
Performs other duties as required
High School Diploma or GED required
ADEQ/ABC Water Treatment level 2 Certification or the ability to obtain within 6 months
Minimum of four years’ experience in Water Production/Water Treatment or related field.
Possess a valid Class C CDL (or greater) with a hazmat endorsement or the ability to obtain within 6 months
Basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water operations; operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; effects and techniques of water treatment processes and required compliance reporting; safe work practices
Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and data management systems
Must be able to operate plant PLC’s and SCADA systems
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