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Wastewater Plant Operator

PDS Tech, Inc
Salinas, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job # AW 0222

PDS Tech is hiring a Wastewater Operator in Salinas CA. This is a 12 month contract position that can go permanent. and pays up to $ 35.26 per hour. Must have 1 year or more mechanical, utility or manufacturing experience. Must be flexible on shifts. Occasional weekends and evenings on a rotating schedule. Must obtain a California State
Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) certification as a Wastewater Treatment
Operator, Grade I within one year from date of employment.

Position Description:
• Start-up, shut-down, routine operations, and periodic operating checks of plant
equipment, to include but not be limited to: pumping systems, chemical feeders,
auxiliary equipment, and measuring and control systems.
• Perform routine preventive maintenance, such as lubrication, operating
adjustments, cleaning, and painting equipment.
• Load and unload chemicals either by hand or using chemical-handling equipment,
i.e. hand trucks, hoists and/or chemical transfer pumps.
• Perform corrective maintenance on plant mechanical equipment and telemetry,
i.e. chemical feed pumps, motors, and valves.
• Maintain plant records, including operating logs, daily diaries, chemical
inventories, data logs and SCADA data/trends.
• Monitor the status of plant operating guidelines, such as flows, pressures,
chemical feeds, levels and water quality indicators.
• Performs regular Water Quality sampling, including but not limited to
bacteriological, organic and inorganic, point of entry, and process sampling
(turbidity, chlorine residuals, pH, etc.) as needed and field lab testing as required.
• Order chemicals, parts, and tools.
• Conduct safety inspections, follow safety rules for plant operations, and also
participate in safety tailgate meetings.
• Communicate effectively with other operators and supervisors on the technical
level expected for the position.
• Make arithmetic calculations to determine chemical feed rates, flow quantities,
detention and contact times, and hydraulic loadings as required for plant

PDS Tech, Inc


Salinas, CA


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