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Wastewater Operator 188008

Crescent City, CA 95531

Posted: 03/13/2023 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 188008 Pay Rate: $24- $31 per hour

Job Description

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


  • Crescent City Wastewater Treatment Plant, Crescent, CA. The Operator II is the journeyman level shift operator and requires the CA Wastewater Grade 3 certification.
  • The Operator II performs and/or assists with organization of the operation and maintenance of the treatment facility.
  • The Operator II works independently with minimal supervision and reports to the Operations Supervisor.
  • Operator II works 8-10 hour shift schedules (overtime included).
  • Shifts range and rotate nights, days, holidays, and weekends.
  • Duties include diagnosing operating problems.
  • Directs and performs necessary corrective action during work shift.
  • Reads gauges and meters, starts, and stops equipment, operates valves to route and control flow, makes process control adjustments, determines, and sets proper chemical dosage and flow rates, operates PLCs and SCADA systems.
  • Complies and reports non-compliance with project policies and procedures.
  • Prepares required reports and maintains complete record keeping procedures.
  • Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses plant influent, plant process and plant effluent.
  • Makes entries in plant logs.
  • Conducts meetings and training sessions pertaining to safety, process control, etc. Makes operating decisions in the absence of supervisory personnel.
  • Maintains discipline and ensures proper procedures are followed.
  • Assists in the interviewing of prospective employees.
  • Gives instructions and assignments to plant operators.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted during work.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Job Requirements


  • California – State Water Resources Control Board, Wastewater Treatment Operator Grade 3
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water treatment plant operations
  • Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, data management systems and be able to operate plant PLC’s and SCADA systems

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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