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Water Treatment Operator in Allentown, PA at NextGen

Date Posted: 1/17/2019

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Job Description

Water Treatment Operator

3 Months contract-to-hire

Allentown, PA 18106

6am - 2:30pm


*** Must have a valid driver's license / clean MVR


  • Operates 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
  • Understands and carries out oral and written directions
  • Performs other duties as required


  • 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
  • Safe work practices
  • Possess a valid driver's license


  • Pennsylvania Operator's Certification preferred

*** Must have a valid driver's license / clean MVR