UTILITY PARTNERS IS LOOKING FOR
WASTEWATER/WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATORS
Utility Partners, LLC provides state government, industrial, and municipal clients with innovative and cost-effective solutions for utility system management. From our roots in the southeast, Utility Partners has grown to establish regional offices in four states across the country, manages more than thirty public-private partnerships from one coast to another, and serves our clients with a staff of nearly 360 professionals. Our services include operations, maintenance, and management of public works, water, wastewater, and utility billing systems.
The Water Treatment Operator will be under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, this position accomplishes a variety of duties related to the daily operation of wastewater and water treatment (collection, treatment and distribution). The candidate will work out of the Dulce, New Mexico area.
- Conducts routine testing of wastewater and water as directed, records test results and maintains the plant logbook with accurate and timely entries of activities;
- Maintains the facility treatment units to include clarifiers, sampling equipment, and pumps. Identify and report the need for repairs to treatment plant equipment such as pumps, valves, motors, blowers, and chemical feed equipment;
- Monitors all charts, gauges and other operating equipment and maintains calibration of plant instrumentation and on-line analyzers according to the frequency specified by permitting agencies and/or the manufacturer;
- Calculates chemical feed rates, calibrates chemical equipment and adjusts chemical feed rates as indicated by lab tests or by the direction of the Plant Manager to comply with effluent quality requirements as established for the plant. Adjusts or alters the chemical treatment of plant processes as required;
- Responsible for housekeeping and grounds-up keep including mopping, dusting, mowing and weed trimming;
- On-call availability within a 60-minute response time and rotational weekend duty is required for this position;
- Perform other duties as required.
- Minimum of a Water NM State Grade 3 license is preferred;
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience;
- Some technical or mechanical work experience preferred;
- Valid NM driver’s license;
- Good physical capacities1
Overall remuneration includes:
- Health insurance will be available to the employee on the 1st of the month following 60 days of continuous employment.
The following insurance products will be available to the employee:
- Health insurance;
- Health savings account (HSA);
- Voluntary dental insurance;
- Voluntary vision insurance;
- Voluntary short-term and long-term disability insurance;
- Voluntary employee, spouse and children life insurance.
- Employees are eligible to participate in the 401k plan after completing 3 months of employment. The company also contributes to the employee 401K.
- 10 sick days per year that employees can carry-over without limit.
- Employees who contribute to the 401K may also participate in the Employee Stock Purchase Program.
- Paid vacation
- Reimbursement of $125 for the purchase of safety boots.
To apply for this position, please send your resume and a cover letter by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Utility Partners is an equal opportunity employer.
Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
1 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb stairs or ladders, sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee may regularly lift 10-25 pounds and may occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to distinguish color, close vision and distance vision. The employee must be able to operate electric motors fueled by gasoline, diesel, or gaseous fuels, paint, and other hand tools required. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to a variety of outside weather conditions, including very hot temperatures as well as snow and ice. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate