Operator P625 Princ/Blufld
- Rotating Shifts
Primary Role: To control treatment plant machines, pumps, and equipment to purify and
clarify water for human consumption and for industrial use.
Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate
flow and pressure of water pumped into Treatment Plant and the
Dumps or control feeds specified amounts of chemicals, such as chlorine,
ammonia, and lime into water or adjusts automatic devices that admit
specified amounts of chemicals into tanks to disinfect, deodorize, and
Starts agitators to mix chemicals and allows impurities to settle to
bottom of tank. Monitors panelboard and adjusts controls to regulate
flow rates, loss of head pressure, and water elevation and distribution
Cleans tanks and filter beds, using backwashing (reverse flow of water).
Repairs and lubricates machines and equipment, using handtools and
power tools. May perform periodic inspections and observe mechanical,
electrical, I instrumentation devices in operation and check for
Tests water samples to determine acidity, color, and impurities, using
colorimeter, turbidimeter, and conductivity meter. Dumps or control
feeds chemicals such as alum into tanks to coagulate impurities and
Records data, such as residual content of chemicals, water turbidity,
and water pressure. May perform calibration and standardization of
process monitoring of equipment. May operate portable waterpurification
plant to supply drinking water. May purify waste water from
plant preparatory to pumping water into rivers and streams, city mains,
or holding reservoirs. May utilize telemetry system to monitor water
tank levels and water pressure and adjust booster pumps to maximize
system effectiveness in delivery of treated water to the system.
Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Experience: 5+ years in Utility or Utility related field.
Certifications & Licenses: Must have a minimum Class II WV Water Treatment Operator Certification
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