Water Treatment Plant Operator

Middleport, NY

Posted: 01/17/2023 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -012023-16261

Job Description

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Salary: $18-$25/hr

Location: Middleport, NY

Industry: Environmental / DoD

Employment Type: 3 month, Temp-to-Hire

Schedule: 7am-3pm


  • High School diploma, or equivalent (minimum)
  • Mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and maintenance aptitude/experience essential.
  • Experience with the operation and maintenance of chemical addition systems reactors, pumping systems, mixing systems, clarification and filter press systems is a plus.
  • Knowledge of automated control systems and SCADA is a plus.
  • Completion of a 40-hour Hazwoper OSHA training course (with an annual 8-hour update- current preferred, expired acceptable) is required.
  • Driver s license in good standing and vehicle.
  • Basic computer skills and experience with email and Microsoft office applications (Word/Excel).
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, work in confined spaces, and work under inclement weather conditions.


  • Will function as the treatment system assistant operator, working as needed, for a 250 gallon per minute groundwater/stormwater recovery and treatment system.
  • The treatment system employs a number of physical and chemical treatment unit operations including: air stripping, activated carbon, and metals precipitation.
  • As an assistant operator, employee will work closely with other operators to ensure proper function of the system.
  • Daily operation of treatment facilities includes operation of the pumping and controls equipment, calibration of metering and monitoring equipment, and performance of basic field laboratory tests.
  • Collect samples and maintain documentation in record logs.
  • Perform routine laboratory analytical testing associated with day-to-day operation/optimization of the treatment process.
  • Prepare required field and office reports of various activities and findings.
  • Initiate basic reports and/or establish and maintain logs and records.
  • Develop discharge monitoring reports for signature by others.

Keyword search string: Environmental Technician, sampling, Water Treatment, System Operator, Plant Operator, Groundwater Testing, Stormwater treatment,



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