Wastewater Operator in Training

Traverse City, MI 49686

Posted: 10/09/2019 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 173256 Pay Rate: DOE

The OIT performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift. 

Informs management when issues arise, observes and reports maintenance and operational abnormalities to supervisor

Learns and gains skills involving the maintenance of equipment and servicing work in the plant

Operates and maintains wastewater treatment plant facilities

Assists in repairs at wastewater treatment plant facilities

Operates vehicles, and mobiles equipment for operational and maintenance purposes.

Must be able to serve on rotational 24hour emergency on-call list

Performs preventive maintenance on treatment plant and related equipment

Assists in performing, predictive, and corrective maintenance on treatment plant and related equipment and wiring

Performs other duties as required

High School Diploma or equivalent

Possess a valid driver’s license

Knowledge of sound safety principles and practices

Knowledgeable in computer operations, must be able to make spreadsheets and word processing documents, and enter information into maintenance management system 

Basic knowledge in the operation and maintenance of vehicles, equipment, pumps and equipment used in and around water and wastewater systems

Familiarity with hand and power tools and equipment commonly used in the maintenance of vehicles, equipment, structures, and buildings

Possession of a class D wastewater treatment license or ability to obtain within 2 years.


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.

Melissa Liebel

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