Water/Wastewater Operator

Coos Bay, OR 97420

Posted: 09/05/2019 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 172659 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Operator performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water/waste water treatment plant including maintenance of equipment quality control/testing and day-to-day activities on an assigned shift.

Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/waste water, sludge, 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 maintenance functions and custodial duties

Performs other duties as required 





High School diploma or GED

Certification 1 in Water and waste water preferred

Must have a valid driver's license

Must be able to respond to the treatment site in 30 minutes after a probationary period

Must have a familiarity with the principles and practice of water/waste water treatment plant operations, operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; principles and methods of bacteriological and chemical sewage analyses, effects and problems of industrial waste in water/waste water treatment processes, and safe work practices.


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.

Melissa Liebel

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