Tuesday , December 5 2023

Cal Water Careers – Certified Pump Operator

Website California Water Service Company

Job Description:

The Utility Worker/Relief Certified Pump Operator (UW/RCPO) is scheduled to relieve the Certified Pump Operator (CPO) operates and maintains well, booster pumps, other production related equipment, and regulates other sources of water supply, either by direct or automatic controls (SCADA), in order to maintain distribution system storage, flow, and pressure levels. Operates and maintains water treatment and purification equipment; operates distribution and treatment valves; collects water samples from source supply, storage, and dedicated sampling locations; conducts field analysis of source and distribution system. A UW/RCPO performs relief work under various field operations classifications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform minor maintenance and repairs to pumping equipment (such as lube lines, small sample taps, etc.)
  • Complete production reports and related paperwork as necessary
  • Record production data, operational changes, electric use, and utilization of other sources of supply; chemical usage; change charts and maintain chart supplies
  • Perform regular maintenance, inspection, and cleaning of facilities
  • Operational testing and basic inspections of all emergency standby power sources including portable and stationary generators, auxiliary, and portable boosters
  • Collect water samples for laboratory analysis and for reporting to interdepartmental and outside regulatory agencies
  • Operate and perform maintenance and minor repairs to treatment, disinfection, and equipment
  • Operate wells, booster pumps, and regulate other sources of supply maintaining flows, storage levels, and optimal system pressure

Job Requirements:

  • The job entails an understanding and knowledge of water quality specifications for chlorine content, pH, water temperature, other essential water quality parameters, as well as National
  • Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES)
  • Have the ability to perform basic mathematic functions to calculate figures; have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Employee must be able to work with supervision and respond appropriately to direction, feedback, evaluation, coaching, counseling, and/or discipline
  • Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent, a valid California Class C Driver’s license, and be insurable under the Company’s policy
  • California State Water Distribution Operator II certification is required
  • Upon hire must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status
  • A UW/RCPO must have a working knowledge of basic features of word processing programs (e.g., Microsoft Word) and electronic mail processing programs (e.g., Microsoft Outlook)
  • California State Water Treatment Operator II certification is required
  • A UW/RCPO must be able to effectively communicate with their supervisor, co-workers, and the public;

Job Details:

Company: California Water Service Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Salinas, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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