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Water Plant Operator

Date Posted
Employer Name
Douglasville-Douglas County
Sector Name
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level


This is skilled work in the operation, monitoring, and maintenance of a 23mgd water treatment plant and related facilities.  This position ensures that all water leaving the water treatment process meets state and federal requirements for safe drinking water.  The employee generally works independently but may work as a member of a crew.  This employee works under the general supervision of the Chief Water Plant Operator.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

Operates and monitors water treatment plant equipment, adjusts controls on various equipment and machinery such as valves, pumps, chlorine generators, filters, and chemical feeders, and regulates the pressure and flow rates as necessary.

Collects water samples and performs tests for pH, chlorine, turbidity, fluoride, alkalinity, hardness, etc.  Adjusts process in response to test results.

Receives and verifies chemical shipments and fills chemical feeders as required.

Operates, checks and calibrates a variety of mechanical equipment, meters, valves, gauges, and instruments to ensure proper operation.

Takes readings and records on charts various water treatment plant equipment, gauges and other related instrumentation.

Maintains complete and accurate records and logs of duties completed.  Notes changes made to process and test results.

Chemically treats reservoirs to maintain water quality.

Performs preventative and minor maintenance on Water Plant. 

How to Apply / Contact

This individual must have self initiative, an excellent attitude, self motivation, and be able to work the afternoon shift schedule.  Starting salary $38-$50k dependent on experience.  Excellent benefits including health, dental, defined benefit pension plan,  up to 6 weeks vacation, certification pay, and many other extras. Send resume to mhenry@ddcwsa.com , send fax to(770) 485-4646, or complete an application at our main office at 8763 Hospital Dr. Douglasville, GA. 

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