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Water / Wastewater Treatment Operator in The Villages, FL at NextGen

Date Posted: 3/23/2018

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Water / Wastewater Treatment Operator

4 Month contract to possible hire

The Villages, FL 32159

7:30am - 4pm Mon - Fri for training
( after training candidate may be required to work nights and / or weekends )

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

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.
• 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

• High school diploma or GED
• Certification at a level required by the State in which the project is located -Wastewater Class C License
• One year of experience in operating water/wastewater treatment plants
• Possess a valid driver's license