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Wastewater Operator - #13278

Wastewater Operator - #13278

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Hood River
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We are seeking a Wastewater Operator for assignment in Hood River, Oregon. The selected candidate will perform a variety of tasks in the operations and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant including maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and other day-to-day activities on an assigned shift.


Hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm


** This position will require an on-call schedule and rotating holidays **


- Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of wastewater, sludge, and effluent

- Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels

- Operate plant PLC's and SCADA systems             

- Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings

- Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control

- Starts and stops pump, engines, and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes

- Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses

- Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties

- Makes operating decisions in absence of supervisory personnel

- Understands and carries out oral and written directions

- Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work            


- High School Diploma or GED

- A valid Drivers License

- A valid Oregon Level I Wastewater Certification

- One year of experience in operating water/wastewater treatment plants