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Water Treatment Plant Operator I

Company: Golden State Water Company
Location: Calipatria
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

AccountabilityThe Water Treatment Plant Operator I is an entry-level position and is considered to be in a training status requiring immediate to general supervision. Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesOperates and monitors a variety of water supply and treatment equipment such as:Surface Water Treatment PlantsPumping systemsChemical feed systemsWater storage facilitiesMeasuring and control systemsPressure Reducing/Sustaining ValvesAssists with maintenance of plant equipment and facilitiesPerforms water level measurements on groundwater wellsLoads and unloads chemicalsPerforms basic laboratory analytical techniques on water samplesCollects samples for analytical purposesPerforms calculations related to dosing, flow rates, pressure and other weights and measures associated with water supply and treatment operationsComplies with all safety standards and practices as they pertain to equipment, facility operations and chemical handlingMay require after hour work due to 24-hour operationAvailable for emergency response, 24 hours/day, seven days/weekMust reside within 25 miles of the nearest water system boundary where assigned in order to respond to emergencies.Performs other duties as assignedThe above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills or competencies associated with this job.Minimum QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalentFamiliar with PC applications such as Windows, word processing, spreadsheets and internetSWRCB Water Distribution Operator 1 certification - required if applicant does not hold a valid T1 certification.SWRCB Water Treatment Plant Operator 1 certification preferred at time of hire, and must obtain Grade 2 certification within 24 months of employment or position start date.Have good communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skillsMaintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include standing for extended periods of time, lifting heavy loads, kneeling, crawling, and climbingValid California driver's licenseNOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform the essential functions.May include working in all weather conditions, during all hours of the day. Physical demands include but are not limited to standing, climbing, walking, lifting, bending, pulling and/or pushing, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, sitting, typing, walking, reading, writing, color determination, speaking and listening for extended periods of time.Technical Skills and ExperienceOne year as a Water Distribution Operator or two years' experience in the water utility industry; or a combination of water utility experience and education that demonstrates a moderate level of knowledge and understanding of water distribution, supply and treatment operations;or an associate degree in water technology, distribution or treatment or similar math and science based curriculum from an accredited education institution or programBasic math skillsKnowledge of basic plumbing skillsUnderstanding of safe, efficient and effective work practices and procedures.Qualities of a Successful Water Treatment Plant Operator ITrustworthy; strong personal integrityDemonstrates strong level of accountability and ownershipCollaborative/Team orientedEmotional maturityExhibits professionalism with internal and external customersOrganized with strong attention to detail and time management skillsHigh degree of initiative; self-starterTO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT WWW.GSWATER.COM AND CLICK ON JOB OPPORTUNITIES.PDN-9937579b-aced-44e5-8f9a-c998ed48d386

Keywords: Golden State Water Company, Indio , Water Treatment Plant Operator I, Professions , Calipatria, California

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