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Water Operator in Training

Arecibo, PR

Posted: 03/15/2024 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 192179 Pay Rate: $12-$13 per hour

Job Description

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

 Rotation Schedule: 6:00 am - 2:30 pm, 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm and 10:00 pm - 6:00 am


  • Operate water treatment facility to control flow and processing or water, sludge and effluent.
  • Follow pre-established systems of work to ensure that operational processes and services operate at maximum efficiency in line with performance indicators, quality standards and regulatory requirements, under the supervision of appropriately qualified supervisors.
  • Adopt safe working practices and procedures that fully comply with Company, legal and other regulatory standards.
  • Monitor control panels, valves gauges and meters.
  • Start and stop pumps, engines and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes.
  • Maintain shift log and record meter and gauges readings for shift reporting to PRASA.
  • Collect samples and perform routine laboratory tests and analyses for regulatory and non-regulatory sampling processes, following established procedures and external regulations.
  • Operate individual treatment and pumping systems, including chemical dosing.
  • Perform chemical inventory checks.

Job Requirements


  • Associate degree in Natural Sciences or Engineering, or high school degree or equivalent.
  • Potable Water Treatment Plan Operator license preferably category III or IV.
  • At least 2 years of experience in industrial process environment, preferably the Water Industry.
  • Ability to monitor computer screen and take readings and compile written reports.
  • Posses a valid driver’s license.

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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