Treatment Operator (T3/T4)

The Position: Water Treatment Operator

Under the direction of the Water Treatment Plant Superintendent or Senior Operator, and working a “9 day-on / 5 day-off” daytime schedule:

  • Operates and maintains water treatment plant facilities, pumping systems and reservoirs;
  • Takes both chemical and bacteriological samples, runs the various standardized laboratory tests, and interprets test results for process control and distribution system water quality control;
  • Trains or assists in the training of subordinates.

Essential job duties:

  • Determines the requirements of, and regulates the water flow through treatment systems.
  • Operates and maintains various water treatment plant equipment and machinery, including pumps, flocculators, clarifiers, filters, and chemical feeders.
  • Stays current with technological developments, laws, regulations, standards, codes, products, methods and practices related to water treatment.
  • Prepares reports that communicate valid and comprehensive recommendations for improvements to water treatment facilities and procedures.

Send Résumé and Cover letter to:

John Shipman, Water Treatment Superintendent
South Feather Water & Power Agency
2310 Oro-Quincy Highway
Oroville, California 95966


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