Water Treatment Operator (CA Grade II Licensed)

Fort Irwin, CA 92310

Posted: 10/15/2018 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 166094 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Operator will operate the water treatment plant facility, water wells and booster stations in accordance with the water supply permit.

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

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

Compiles and reports non-compliance of the water supply permit

Complies with Project Policies and Procedures

Prepares required reports and maintains complete record keeping procedures

Performs other duties as required


High School Diploma or GED

2 years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities

California Grade II Water Operator certification (active).

Good verbal and written communication skills

Good computer skills, able to use Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Must possess and maintain a valid CA 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 bacteriological and chemical water analyses; safe work practices

Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, data management systems (Op10) and be able to operate plant PLC’s and SCADA systems













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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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