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Water System Operator

Company: Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake & Sandy
Location: Sandy
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

The Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake & Sandy has an exciting opportunity for a Water System Operator near Salt Lake City, UT in supporting the mission of providing high quality drinking water to Salt Lake City and Sandy City. We are the second largest water treatment facility in Utah and have been providing water to our member cities since 1935. Pay ranges from $23.22-$32.51 per hour depending on experience. Apply now to come join our great team!
Full Benefit Package to Include:
--- 2 weeks each of vacation and sick leave; 32 hours of personal leave
--- 13 Paid Government Holidays
--- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
--- Contributions to Health Savings Account
--- Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
--- Long-term care insurance
--- Long-term disability insurance
--- 401K match program
--- Utah State Retirement Plan (pension plan)
--- Tuition Assistance
The District is an equal opportunity employer. This position is open until filled.

Responsibilities: Performs duties involved with the operations of two water treatment plants and distribution facilities. The prime objective of this position is to help assure a high quality, potable water for delivery to the District's customers at all times.The treatment of water and the operation of water treatment plant equipment requires specific work skills. The employee is responsible for utilizing a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system to operate District facilities from a control room which includes in part: two water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 220 million gallons per day (MGD), four pump stations with a combined capacity of 300 MGD, nine reservoirs with 92 million gallons storage, four aqueducts ranging in size from 36 inch to 84 inch, and all other supporting systems. Water system operators are required to operate water treatment equipment, collect and test water samples, record data and adjust chemical feed equipment to provide high quality water and reliable service to our customers in a safe, timely, economical, and environmentally sensitive manner.
Rotating shift work including nights, days, weekends and holidays is a requirement.Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or other related sciences; Associate's Degree in science related field with two years of water industry experience; or high school diploma with four years of water industry experience.
Certification and Licensing: Valid Utah Driver's License. State of Utah Treatment and Distribution certification with a minimum of Grade 4 level restricted within one year of hire.

Keywords: Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake & Sandy, Sandy , Water System Operator, Other , Sandy, Utah

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