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Water Operator

Clovis, CA 93619

Posted: 01/30/2024 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 191787 Pay Rate: $18-$35 per hour

Job Description

HKA Enterprises is unable to support C2C. 3rd party submissions and C2C requests will not be considered for any positions.

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

Responsibilities:
•Operates and monitors Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems; revises equipment settings as appropriate; notifies supervisor of unusual situations and makes inspections or corrects system problems as necessary
•Monitors plant operations equipment and processes to ensure compliance with environmental and public health standards, including monitoring and making adjustments as needed to optimize efficiency, making chemical dosage changes, changing pumping rates, and monitoring all equipment daily
•Reads, records, and calculates readings of meters and gauges; interprets information into operational characteristics; makes process adjustments according to information gathered, samples collected, readings, and records
•Makes visual inspections of plant operations and ensure that operational problems have been located and corrected
•Inspects, cleans, and maintains pumps, motors, valves, filters, meters, and related equipment
•Performs required preventive maintenance and repairs
•Collects a variety of samples for laboratory tests and performs basic laboratory tests and analyses
•Operates valves, pumps, and automated controls to regulate the flow of wastewater through the system
•Operates and maintains a variety of hand and power tools and equipment related to work assignment as instructed
•Performs a variety of general and ground maintenance activities around plant facilities
•Maintains work areas in a clean and orderly condition, including securing equipment at the close of the workday
•Responds to complaints and answers questions from public or escalates to supervisor, as necessary
•Accepts deliveries and handles other known hazardous chemicals
•Responds to operations, maintenance, and repair emergency situations as required; ensures power to plant facilities during emergency power conditions
•Maintains records and logs of daily activities; prepares reports as necessary
•Observes safe work methods and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required
•Monitors cogeneration facility
•Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Qualifications
Must possess a State Water Resources Control Board Operator Certification
Grade 1- $43,000-$68,800/ year
Grade 2- $49,000-$78,400/ year
Grade 3- $55,900- $101,900/ year

•Knowledge of: (depending upon assignment, may require knowledge of some or all of the following)
•Safety equipment, practices and procedures
•Detect operating deficiencies in plant machinery and equipment
•Follow oral and written instructions work independently without continuous supervision
•Learn to work safely with chemicals and power equipment
•Possession of a responsible driving record and a valid California Class C Driver’s License is required at the time of appointment and is a condition of continued employment
•Loss of the Class C License is a cause for discipline
•One year experience operating a water treatment plant and distribution system
•Strength: Heavy Work – Must possess sufficient strength and stamina to lift and carry objects weighing up to 75 pounds
•Must be willing to be on a 24-hour emergency call-out list
•Must be willing to work in all weather conditions and confined spaces, climbing ladders to service equipment and sewer lines as necessary with exposure to unpleasant odor and potentially hazardous conditions
•Applications must be complete and received prior to the filing deadline

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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