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Wastewater Operator

Santa Fe, NM 87508

Posted: 06/25/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Other Job Number: 618370 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Basic Qualifications a Water certification at a level required by the State in which the project is located
One year of experience in operating water/wastewater treatment plants 
Possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications
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
Knowledge of computer software including development of spreadsheets and word processing documents and entering information to data management systems

  • General Statement Performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment and distribution system on an assigned shift.
  • This position requires New Mexico water treatment certification.
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operates, maintains, and performs minor repairs on water treatment and/or distribution system
  • Installs operates and repairs water distribution and collection systems including mains, service lines, fire hydrants, water valves, PRV's and water meters
  • Reads and monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
  • Starts and stops equipment, and operates valves to route and control flow
  • Learns and gains skills involving the maintenance of equipment and servicing work in the plant
  • Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water treatment and distribution system
  • Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
  • Observes and reports abnormalities to supervisor
  • 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
  • Works safely and adheres to established safety procedures
  • Ability and willingness to work on-call shifts, as requested, including being fit and able to respond to call-ins in a timely manner
  • 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
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