Operator In Training

Hoboken, NJ 07030

Posted: 11/27/2018 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 167335 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

This is shift work, project has 3 shifts 6am-230pm, 2pm-1030pm, 10pm-630am, must work overtime, weekends, holidays. During training phase working hours will be 10am-630pm

The OIT performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a 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

Assists in keeping maintenance records using a CMMS system, develop computer spreadsheets, and use Word and Excel

Performs other duties as required

Performs Job Hazard Analysis


High School Diploma or GED

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

Knowledge or previous experience in water or wastewater treatment and operations

Knowledge of SCADA, PLC and VFD systems

Has applicable OSHA training including but not limited to Confined Space Entry and Lockout/Tag out procedures

Has obtained the NJDEP S1 Operators License

An NJDEP S1 Operators License will need to be obtained within the first two years of employment.

Ability to read and interpret construction plans, prints, specifications and Operations and Maintenance Manuals

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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