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Water Treatment Plant Operator II III IV V

Company name
El Dorado Irrigation District

Salary
$28.67-$40.46/per hour

Location
Placerville, CA
2 hit(s)  

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Contact Name

Alison Costa

Phone Number

(530) 642-4020

Email

acosta@eid.org

The Human Resources Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator II, III, IV or V

for an eligibility list to fill current and upcoming openings in the Drinking Water Division.

Under supervision, performs a variety of skilled tasks associated with the operation and maintenance of the District’s drinking water treatment plant; monitors treatment plant and distribution system operations; responds to alarms; collects and analyzes water samples; and maintains and submits a variety of State documents and records.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

:  the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this class and are not intended to be an inclusive list. 

Controls and operates treatment plant equipment using SCADA computer equipment to control and monitor flow of water treatment and processing of chemicals through the water treatment plant and water distribution systems.

Monitors operations to ensure proper processing of water to meet local, State and Federal regulations; makes adjustments to treatment processes and chemicals as necessary to ensure proper water quality; maintains log books, daily plant data and other records.

Observes variations in operating conditions by interpreting computer and gauge readings; inspects and calibrates instruments.

Responds to and resolves alarms; performs maintenance to treatment plant and distribution system equipment and/or contacts other District personnel to resolve maintenance issues; initiates work others.

Collects, tests and analyzes water samples; collects, records and analyzes plant performance and water quality data for compliance reporting purposes and internal use.

Compiles, reviews and analyzes statistical data related to treatment plant operations for engineering to assist in the planning of plant upgrades and implementation.

Completes a variety of weekly, monthly and annual operational reports; develops and updates standard operating procedures; prepares and submits reports required by the State.

Inspects treatment plant facilities and pump station equipment to ensure the proper operation of equipment; conducts security inspections of facilities; exercises generators.

Orders and receives chemicals; completes necessary paperwork.

Monitors and assists with the resolution of distribution related issues; controls water tank levels, pressure reducing/flow control stations, and pumping stations.

Receives and responds to customer service issues related to water quality.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

Knowledge of emergency response procedures.  Water treatment and distribution practices and procedures.  Water quality troubleshooting practices.  Water quality testing procedures.  Methods for troubleshooting equipment associated with the operation of a water treatment plant.  Computer and software operations.  Ability to independently troubleshoot and resolve operational and water quality issues.  Safely operate a variety of heavy equipment.  Independently operate a drinking water treatment plant.  Troubleshoot and resolve maintenance issues associated with water treatment and water distribution equipment.  Respond appropriately to emergency situations. 

Experience: 

Water Treatment Operator II requires two years of responsible experience similar to the Water Treatmetn Plant Operator I with the El Dorado Irrigation District.

Water Treatment Operator III requires two years of responsible experience similar to the Water Treatment Plant Operator II with the El Dorado Irrigation District.

Water Treatment Operator IV requires two years of responsible experience similar to a Water Treatment Plant Operator III with the El Dorado Irrigation District. 

Water Treatment Operator V requires two years of responsible experience similar to the Water Treatment Plant Operator IV with the El Dorado Irrigation District.

Education: 

Water Treatment Operator II:  Education as required by the State of California Department of Public Health to obtain and retain a Water Treatment Operators Grade 2 Certificate and Water Distribution Operators Grade 1 Certificate.

Water Treatment Operator III:  Education as required by the State of California Department of Public Health to obtain and retain a Water Treatment Operators Grade III Certificate and Water Distribution Operators Certificate Grade III. 

Water Treatment Operator IV:  Education as required by the State of California Department of Public Health to obtain and retain a Water Treatment Operators Grade IV Certificate and Water Distribution Operators Certificate Grade III.

Water Treatment Operator V:  Education as required by the State of California Department of Public Health to obtain and retain a Water Treatment Operators Grade V Certificate and Water Distribution Operators Certificate Grade III.

License and Certificate:

  Possession of or the ability to obtain a California Driver’s license at the time of appointment.  Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Grade II:  Possession of a Water Treatment Operators Grade II Certificate and a Water Distribution Operators Grade I Certificate issued by the California Department of Public Health, and the ability to pass both the Water Treatment Operators Grade III Certification Examination and the Water Distribution Operators Grade III Certification Examination within 12 months of hire

Grade III:  Possession of a Water Treatment Operators Grade III Certificate and a Water Distribution Operators Grade III Certificate issued by the California Department of Public .

Grade IV:  Possession of a Water Treatment Operators Grade IV Certificate and a Water Distribution Operators Grade III Certificate issued by the State Department of Public Health.

Grade V:  Possession of a Water Treatment Operators Grade V Certificate and a Water Distribution Operators Grade III Certificate issued by the State Department of Public Health.

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