Waste water Operator in Training

Crescent City, CA 95531

Posted: 08/15/2019 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 172393 Pay Rate: DOE

This position will be a day shift position that may include weekends and on-call.

  • Basic duties of the OIT will include working with certified operators on how to operate and maintain a 1.86 MGD activated sludge wastewater treatment facility.
  • Will also be expected to complete housekeeping responsibilities, read O&M manuals, interpret and input data on paper and computer and work with a certified operator to run equipment, complete sampling and process control tests and make basic adjustments to plant equipment and process.
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • No previous experience of operating and maintaining a conventional wastewater treatment plant is necessary but if someone has gone to a technical school or worked at a treatment plant in some capacity that would be a plus.
  • Must have good with math and have a basic understanding of mechanical processes, such as; pumps, motors, compressors, using hand tools
  • Ability to take samples, read numbers from equipment totalizers and computer screens.
  • Must be able to get a CA OIT WW certificate from the State of California with the ability to obtain a Grade I within one year.


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