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Water Operator

Santa Fe, NM 87508

Posted: 05/28/2024 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 192727 Pay Rate: $19.60-$22.60 per hour DOE

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.

Level 1 Water Certification position is considered Operator in Training, pay is $19.60/hr.- $22.50/hr.
Level 2 Water Certification position is considered Operator, pay is $21.10/hr.- $25.50/hr.
Level 3 Water Certification position is considered Operator I, pay is $22.60/hr.- $28.50/hr.

General Statement

Performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment and distribution system on an assigned shift.  This position typically holds or is working on first level water treatment certification.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates, maintains, and performs minor repairs on water treat­ment and/or distribution system
  • Installs operates and repairs water distribution and collection systems including mains, service lines, fire hydrants, water valves, PRV’s and water meters
  • Reads and monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
  • Starts and stops equipment, and operates valves to route and control flow
  • Learns and gains skills involving the maintenance of equipment and servicing work in the plant
  • Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water treatment and distribution system
  • Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
  • Observes and reports abnormalities to supervisor
  • 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
  • Works safely and adheres to established safety procedures
  • Ability and willingness to work on-call shifts, as requested, including being fit and able to respond to call-ins in a timely manner
  • Understands and carries out oral and written directions
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work
  • Performs other duties as required

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Certification at a level required by the State in which the project is located
  • One year of experience in operating water/wastewater treatment plants
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools employed in the general operations of engines, pumps, and related equipment; general maintenance work; safe work practices; basic biological and chemical principles

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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