WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR I
WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR II
WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR III
Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Under supervision (Water Treatment Plant Operator I), general supervision (Water Treatment Plant Operator II), or direction (Water Treatment Plant Operator III), performs a variety of duties essential to the operation of the conventional water treatment plant, water distribution system, laboratory, hydroelectric power plant, and bulk chlorine facility in accordance with California Department of Health regulations; and operates a major water treatment facility in order to treat raw and finished water to ensure customers are provided with high quality drinking water and water is delivered in a quantity and at adequate pressure for domestic and firefighting use while utilizing safe hazardous material handling procedures and safe work processes.
Water Treatment Plant Operator I – This is the entry level class in the Water Treatment Plant Operator series. Positions at this level have prior experience in mechanical repair and maintenance in an industrial facility including some experience with instrumentation but are not expected to function with the same amount of program knowledge or skill level as positions allocated to the Water Treatment Plant Operator II level and exercise less independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods. Individuals at this level are expected to become fully knowledgeable of the assigned area and to learn the full range of maintenance and repair functions. Certification as a Grade 1 Water Treatment Plant Operator issued by the California Department of Health Services is required.
Water Treatment Plant Operator II – This is the...