Water/wastewater Operator

Allentown, PA 18106

Posted: 06/05/2019 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 171286 Pay Rate: $18.00-21.00
  • The Operator will operate treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/ wastewater, 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 laboratory tests and analyses
  • Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties
  • Makes operating decisions in absence of supervisory personnel
  • Performs other duties as required
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One year or more of experience in operating water/wastewater treatment plants
  • Basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water/wastewater 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/wastewater treatment processes; safe work practices
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Pennsylvania Operator's Certification preferred

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