Water Plant Operator (Class IV KY or TN Licensed)

Fort Campbell, KY 42223

Posted: 11/26/2018 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 167289 Pay Rate: $24.00

Job Description:

The Operator will perform 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.

Diagnoses operating problems; directs and performs necessary corrective action during work shift

Reads gauges and meters, starts and stops equipment, and operates valves to route and control flow, makes process control adjustments, determines and sets proper chemical dosage and flow rates, and operates PLCs and SCADA systems

Complies and reports non-compliance with Project Policies and Procedures

Prepares required reports and maintains complete record keeping procedures

Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses on water samples within the plant

Makes entries in plant logs

Conducts meetings and training sessions pertaining to safety, process control, etc

Makes operating decisions in the absence of supervisory personnel

Maintains discipline and ensures proper procedures are followed

Assists in the interviewing of prospective employees

Gives instructions and assignments to plant operators

Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work


High school diploma or GED

Must have a class IV Tennessee or Kentucky license

Three years experience in operating water treatment plants

Possess a valid driver s license

Basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water treatment plant operations; operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; principles and methods of chemical water analyses; effects and problems in water treatment processes preferred.

Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, data management systems

Must be able to operate plant PLC s and SCADA systems


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.

Holly Lewis

Holly Lewis is a senior recruiter at HKA Enterprises with 7 years of experience in the industry. Holly specializes in the placement of employees in the water/watewater industry. Her advice for job seekers is to always setup voicemail and remember to check it regularly. Holly prefers to be contacted via email or phone.
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