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Houston, TX

Salary: $15 to $25/hr DOE
Date Posted: December 10, 2018
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 339747

Job Description

Water Treatment Operator (basic to operator level I) Monitor water treatment levels Troubleshoot and recommend corrective action towards a resolution of maintenance or operation problems Adjust chemical treatments as necessary Basic computer skills, i.e. data entry, purchasing, contacting vendors, computer and manual filing, scanning, basic Outlook, Microsoft Office, Excel, Lotus, record keeping Conduct routine water tests in an accurate and timely manner Proficient in ability to read and write English Fork truck operation Provide variety of technical work with maintenance of water treatment system Attend monthly and annual training as required Reads, assess, interpret, and Record various data and laboratory test analysis and inform manager of results Ability to read and interpret charts, tables, gauges, dials, meters, technical handbooks, and organizational policies or regulations; ability to read computer screen Be efficient at plant and laboratory operations, including maintenance of equipment, pumps, filters, and machinery, testing, quality control.

Performing minor repairs, operations adjustments, and preventive maintenance on plant equipment as needed.

Monitors and calibrates gauges, meters, and controls to ensure proper functioning of the equipment at plant facility, such as pumps, motors, filters, aerators, etc.

Learns to check motors and pumps for excessive vibrations, noise and temperatures; reports problems to appropriate personnel.

Safe chemical handling practices

Coordinate with personnel to schedule, receive chemical shipments, monitor unloading process, record and check chemical documents

Responsible for the safe handling and unloading of various chemicals

Willingness and eagerness to learn.

Operate and maintain various laboratory equipment and systems.

Use and maintain a variety of tools and equipment used in water and wastewater treatment and repair activities

Visually, physically, and audibly identify anomalies associated with pumps and motors

Make logical decisions based on available and/or acquired data

Work Environment & Physical Demands

Ability to sit, stands, walks, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, and climb ladders and stairs.

Ability to carry 50 lbs., with, or without accommodation

Sitting for long periods of time

Climbing stairs repeatedly and intermittently throughout the day

Wearing required ppe

It is required that the candidate will acquire the D Water License upon hire, if does not already possess

Being on time and showing up daily is critical

Must pass a State of Texas Criminal background check

Ability to work in various types of weather, including safely driving in inclement weather to report to work as required.

Work a variable shift schedule with the potential for short notice schedule changes.

Work may require working irregular hours, nights, weekends and/or holidays

Exposure to cold, heat, noise, outdoors, vibration, confined work spaces, chemicals, explosive materials, mechanical hazards, and electrical hazards.

General chemistry knowledge

Ability to be cross-trained and perform back-up services for other departmental positions and other work assignments as assigned and needed

diploma from an accredited high school or GED equivalent.


Experience on water treatment is preferred but not required

Must possess a Surface Water TCEQ License or be able to obtain such licenses within one year of employment as required by TCEQ

Must be able to learn basic knowledge of water pumping and purification involving basic chemistry and biology so as how to operate and maintain a water plant efficiently with little direction.

$15 to $25/hr DOE.

Excellent benefits.

Located in Channelview, Tx.

Call Pride Staff 832-266-0921