Waste Water Operator in Training

Wilsonville, OR 97070

Posted: 07/23/2019 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 172009 Pay Rate: DOE


  • The Operator performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility and lift stations on an assigned shift.
  • Learns and gains skills involving the maintenance of equipment and servicing work in the plant, including but not limited to the Biosolids production process
  • Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of 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 data entry operations, as assigned
  • Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties
  • Performs other duties as required
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Operator-in-Training (OIT) Certification with State of Oregon
  • Have or be able to obtain Class 1 certification in wastewater operations within one year after date of hiring
  • Internship experience at water/wastewater treatment plants
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record



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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