Wastewater Treatment Operator (Levels 1-4)

Gresham, OR 97230

Posted: 07/16/2019 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 170400 Pay Rate: $24.00-31.00


  • The Operator performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant including maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and day-to-day activities on an assigned shift.
  • Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of wastewater, sludge, and effluent
  • Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
  • Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings
  • Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control
  • Starts and stops pump, engines, and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes
  • Maintains shift log and records meter and gauge readings
  • Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses
  • Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties
  • Performs other duties as required
  • Must have the ability to respond to treatment site in 30-60 minutes after probationary period
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Certification level 1 through 4 wastewater preferred.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license,
  • Basic familiarity of the principles and practices of wastewater treatment plant operations; operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; principles and methods of bacteriological and chemical sewage analyses; effects and problems of industrial waste in wastewater treatment processes



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