Cal Water Careers – Wastewater Operator

Website California Water Service Company

Job Description:

The Water-Wastewater Treatment Operator works with minimal supervision to perform field operations, operate and monitor the water plant and/or sewer plant, and related infrastructure. Responsible for treatment plant and distribution repairs and maintenance as directed, and handles customer service requirements. This position is located in Belen, NM.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Pull water quality samples as required and deliver to laboratory
  • Read meters
  • Set and remove meters
  • Record the measurements of fittings as installed by contractor (as built)
  • Performs the loading, testing, chlorination, and sampling of mains
  • Under supervision, operate a level 1 wastewater treatment plant
  • Raise or lower valve casings
  • Turn services off and on
  • Repair mains and services
  • Inspect subdivision installations
  • Under supervision, operate a level III water treatment plant
  • Shut down mains for construction crews
  • Raise, lower or abandon services, and mains
  • Change flat rate services as required
  • Investigate water quality complaints
  • Locate Company facilities as required
  • Prepare necessary records and reports
  • Complete necessary paperwork

Job Requirements:

  • Must posses valid NM driver license
  • Must obtain within 12 months, State of New Mexico Class B Commercial drivers license
  • Must be available for call outs, evenings, holidays & weekends
  • Construction or plumbing experience equivalent to a laborer or apprentice
  • Must obtain within two years of hire, State of New Mexico Level 2 Water and Wastewater Operator certification
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Upon hire, must provide proof of COVID vaccination

Job Details:

Company: California Water Service Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Belen, NM, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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