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Wastewater Operator

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  • Location:

    Ayer, United States

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  • Contact:

    Kevin Sledge

  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

Wastewater Operator 


Essential Job Functions: 

  • Operates and maintains proper operation for the treatment plant to control flow and adjustment of valves. 
  • Perform daily inspection of treatment plant probes, pumps, filters, tanks, and controllers. 
  • Observe variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings and test results to determine proper requirements. 
  • Provide proper records of the plant as well as discharge levels. 
  • Provide weekly samples for analysis 
  • Record daily readings of the treatment plant as well as daily water meter readings in specific areas throughout the production facility 
  • Maintain Proper inventory of chemicals.  

Education & Experience 

  • Candidate must have a Grade 4M or above certificate issued by the State of Massachusetts or fulfill one of the requirements below with grade level lower than 4M: 
  • A certificate of competency in water treatment technology. 
  • 1+ years of college with 5 years of experience operating a grade 4 system. 
  • Grade 3 Full certificate with 1 additional year of exp operating a Grade 3 or higher system after certification.
  • If the candidate does not have Grade 4M or above, candidate must be willing to go through training and be tested to receive Grade 4M certificate. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or related field a plus

Knowledge & Skills: 

  • Proficient in the use of tools necessary in repair, installation and troubleshooting of equipment 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.