Facility Operator I
Spring, TX 
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Job Description

At Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc., we know that water is a precious resource - one that plays a critical role in sustaining life. That's why we take seriously our mission: protecting and providing Earth's most essential resource. At Aqua, we are guided by a set of principles that embody the character of our company and inspire our work together. They are embedded within our business practices and our behavior. We are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve.

Together, the women and men of Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. serve 1 million customers across eight states. Aqua uses science, technology, capital investments, and amazing talent to provide communities with clean, safe drinking water and responsibly return wastewater to our rivers and streams. Join our team and make a difference!

A vacancy exists for the position of Facility Operator in Spring, TX.

Must be geographically located in proximity to the Pearland, Alvin, Channelview or Baytown areas.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS:

Under supervision, operates water/wastewater treatment process facilities, controlling the variations of flow rates and processing methods and needed maintenance and repairs on plants, collection/distribution system, lift stations, and pump and booster stations.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Performs scheduled plant inspections, and serves as Operator in Responsible Charge of assigned systems.
  • Monitors gauges, meters and control panels; and controls variations and operating conditions of the treatment process. Records meter and gauge readings.
  • Maintains all records pertaining to production, maintenance and treatment as required including reading charts, flow meters, and gauges to detect equipment malfunctions.
  • Collects samples and performs necessary chemical analysis in accordance with system sampling requirements.
  • Extracts samples and performs routine laboratory tests, documenting and certifying test results.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as requested related to the area of responsibility.
  • Must be available to work overtime and "on call" responsibilities as scheduled.

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL OR REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS:

Possess a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Be able to readily read, understand and accurately follow operating instructions both written and verbal. Must be conscientious in regards to Company safety policies.

Facility Operator I: Must currently possess a valid Texas Class "C" (or above) water or a Class "C" (or above) wastewater license required for the operation of water or wastewater treatment facilities.

Facility Operator II: Must currently possess both a valid Texas Class "C" (or above) water AND a Class "C" (or above) wastewater license required for the operation of water or wastewater treatment facilities. Minimum of three (3) years of experience at a utility or related industry which provided mechanical experience or training.

Must be able to lift and move equipment in excess of 50 lbs. and the ability to work in confined spaces. Must possess a valid U.S. Driver's License.

Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a condition that may prevent you from applying for a job online or need to request an accommodation during the interview process, please call (1-877-271-9012).


Aqua America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3 years
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