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Water / Wastewater Treatment Operator in Santa Fe, NM at NextGen

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Water / Wastewater Treatment Operator



( Pay Rate will be determined by someone with a New Mexico Water Certification depending on level)



3 month contract to possible hire



Santa Fe, NM 87508



8am - 5pm


M-F



**** This candidate holds or is working towards an intermediate level water/wastewater treatment certification.




Essential Duties and Responsibilities



  • 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

  • Makes operating decisions in absence of supervisory personnel

  • Understands and carries out oral and written directions

  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work

  • Performs other duties as required



Qualifications:
Performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water/wastewater treatment plant including maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and day-to-day activities on an assigned shift.



This position typically holds or is working towards an intermediate level water/wastewater treatment certification.