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Operator-in-Training ( Water / Wastewater ) in Walla Walla, WA at NextGen

Date Posted: 4/18/2018

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Operator-in-Training ( Water / Wastewater )

3 month contract-to-possible hire

Walla Walla, WA 99362

7:00am - 3:30pm
M- F

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

• Performs a variety of unskilled tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water/wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift; does related work as required; has no supervisory capacity
• Learns and gains skills in a variety of equipment maintenance, servicing, and operating tasks
• Performs routine maintenance and servicing work in the water/wastewater treatment plant
• Understands and carries out oral and written directions
• Performs any combination of the following tasks pertinent to controlling operation of plants and pumping stations as directed
• Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/wastewater, sludge, and effluent
• Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
• Observes and reports abnormalities to supervisor
• Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control, starts and stops pumps, engines and

• Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools employed in the general operations of engines, pumps, and related equipment; general maintenance work; safe work practices; basic biological and chemical principles.
• Must be able to walk up to 3 miles per 8-hour shift

Must have a valid driver's license / clean MVR