Cal Water Jobs Near Me – Pump Operator

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Job Description:

The Utility Worker/Relief Certified Pump Operator (UW/RCPO) is scheduled to relieve the Certified Pump Operator (CPO) operates and maintains well, booster pumps, other production related equipment, and regulates other sources of water supply, either by direct or automatic controls (SCADA), in order to maintain distribution system storage, flow, and pressure levels.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate distribution and treatment valves
  • Record production data, operational changes, electric use, and utilization of other sources of supply; chemical usage; change charts and maintain chart supplies
  • Perform field analysis of water supply for chlorine content and other required field analysis; for example pH, temperature, and other various regulatory requirements; making appropriate adjustments for proper water treatment calibration to meet water regulatory requirements
  • Operational testing and basic inspections of all emergency standby power sources including portable and stationary generators, auxiliary, and portable boosters
  • Complete production reports and related paperwork as necessary
  • Perform regular maintenance, inspection, and cleaning of facilities
  • Collect water samples for laboratory analysis and for reporting to interdepartmental and outside regulatory agencies
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot system failures; notify appropriate personnel when needed for repairs or further diagnostics
  • Perform minor maintenance and repairs to pumping equipment (such as lube lines, small sample taps, etc.)
  • Operate and perform maintenance and minor repairs to treatment, disinfection, and equipment
  • Operate wells, booster pumps, and regulate other sources of supply maintaining flows, storage levels, and optimal system pressure

Job Requirements:

  • Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent, a valid California Class C Driver’s license, and be insurable under the Company’s policy
  • A UW/RCPO must be able to effectively communicate with their supervisor, co-workers, and the public;
  • A UW/RCPO must have a working knowledge of basic features of word processing programs (e.g., Microsoft Word) and electronic mail processing programs (e.g., Microsoft Outlook)
  • Employee must be able to work with supervision and respond appropriately to direction, feedback, evaluation, coaching, counseling, and/or discipline
  • Have the ability to perform basic mathematic functions to calculate figures; have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • The job entails an understanding and knowledge of water quality specifications for chlorine content, pH, water temperature, other essential water quality parameters, as well as National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES)

Job Details:

Company: California Water Service Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Los Altos, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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