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Water Supply Operator I/II/III

Company: Golden State Water Company
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

THIS POSTING IS FOR ONE OPEN POSITION WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR WATER SUPPLY OPERATOR I /II /III. POSITION OFFERED WILL DEPEND ON THE CANDIDATE'S QUALIFICATIONS.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesOperates and monitors a variety of water supply and treatment equipment such as:Pumping systemsChemical feed systemsWater storage facilitiesMeasuring and control systemsInteragency control valves and metersPressure Reducing/Sustaining ValvesGroundwater wellsFiltration facilitiesIon Exchange treatment facilitiesMaintenance of plant equipment and facilitiesPerforms water level measurements on groundwater wellsLoads and unloads chemicalsPerforms basic laboratory analytical techniques on water samplesCollects samples for analytical purposesPerforms calculations related to dosing, flow rates, pressure and other weights and measures associated with water supply and treatment operationsComplies with all safety standards and practices as they pertain to equipment, facility operations and chemical handlingMay require after hour work due to 24-hour operationAvailable for emergency response, 24 hours/day, seven days/weekMust reside within 25 miles of the nearest water system boundary where assigned in order to respond to emergencies.Performs other duties as assignedMinimum Qualifications for all levels of Water Supply OperatorHigh school diploma or equivalentFamiliar with computer applications such as Windows, word processing, spreadsheets and the InternetGood communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skillsValid California driver licenseCertification Requirements for a Water Supply Operator ISWRCB Water Distribution Operator 1 certification - required if applicant does not hold a valid T1 certification.SWRCB Water Treatment Plant Operator 1 certification preferred at time of hire, or must obtain within 18 months of employment or position start date.Certification / Experience Requirements for a Water Supply Operator IISWRCB Grade 2 Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate.SWRCB Grade 1 Water Distribution Operator CertificateTwo years as a Water Supply Operator I or two years of water supply experience in the water utility industry.Intermediate math skills.Knowledge of hydraulics, chemistry and biologyCertification / Experience Requirements for a Water Supply Operator IIIThree years as a Water Supply Operator II or five years of water supply experience in the water utility industrySWRCB Grade 2 Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate (or applicable SWRCB certification if designated as shift operator).SWRCB Grade 2 Water Distribution Operator CertificateExcellent math skillsExperienced with the use of SCADA systems.Significant knowledge of hydraulics, chemistry and biologyNOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform the essential functions.May include working in all weather conditions, during all hours of the day. Physical demands include but are not limited to standing, climbing, walking, lifting, bending, pulling and/or pushing, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, sitting, typing, walking, reading, writing, color determination, speaking and listening for extended periods of time.TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT WWW.GSWATER.COM AND CLICK ON JOB OPPORTUNITIES.PDN-993554d5-3d11-4b4e-85c2-90bd9f3e27db

Keywords: Golden State Water Company, Santa Maria , Water Supply Operator I/II/III, Other , Santa Maria, California

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