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Water Operator in Training

Farmington, NM 87401

Posted: 09/14/2023 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 190865 Pay Rate: $21.63 per hour

Job Description

HKA is working on behalf of Jacobs and this role is to support Jacobs’ work through HKA.
8am-4:30pm M-F

General Statement

Performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant including maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and day-to-day activities on an assigned shift.  This position typically holds or is working towards an intermediate level water treatment certification.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water 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
  • Makes operating decisions in absence of supervisory personnel after training is complete
  • 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 or working toward certification.
  • One year of experience in operating water system
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Willing to work nights, weekends and holidays

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water treatment plant opera­tions; operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; prin­ciples and methods of chemical analyses; effects and problems of industrial waste in water/wastewater treat­ment processes; safe work practices

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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