Wastewater Operator

Rockwood, MI 48173

Posted: 05/13/2019 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 170818 Pay Rate: DOE
  • The Operator will learn & gain skills involving wastewater treatment, visual inspection & basic maintenance of equipment, and manual & auto control system minor servicing & repair of process treatment facilities
  • Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water, wastewater, sludge, etc.
  • Operates manual valves, gates, & hand/off/auto controls, and human machine interface (HMI) controls to start/stop pumps, motor, valves and generators to control and/or adjust flow throughout treatment process facilities
  • Collects samples, conducts flow meter readings, and field measurements of specific parameters throughout process treatment facilities.
  • Performs routine laboratory analyses for process control measures as well as specific permit reporting as trained & assigned
  • Documentation of process control measurements, meter readings, process treatment activities, laboratory analysis results, and preventive maintenance, daily equipment inspections, & repair work; both manually & digitally
  • Performs custodial and other duties as assigned
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • 1- 5 years of experience in operating a wastewater facility and/or equipment related to a wastewater treatment facility preferred, non-license candidate (Operator in Training) will be considered depending on other related experience.
  • Possess a valid Michigan A, B, C or D Level Wastewater Operator’s License from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, or ability to obtain reciprocity within 12 months of employment.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and shift work as assigned
  • Valid driver’s license with no major infractions.
  • Ability to be covered under Jacobs liability insurance
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other employees, vendors, and the public as directed
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and shift work as assigned



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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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