The Senior Water Treatment Operator position leads a group of journeymen level water treatment operators in the City’s Water Production section.
The City of Redlands water system is classified as a T5 & D5 water system. The Water Production section is responsible for operating and maintaining all water supply operations. The Water Production section operates (2) 14.5 MGD conventional surface water treatment plants, (22) potable wells, (44) booster pumps and (18) reservoirs connecting over 450 miles of distribution piping. The water system service area consists of the City of Redlands, Mentone and parts of Loma Linda and San Bernardino.
The City of Redlands water system is also supported by an internal joint utility ELAP certified laboratory located within the City’s Wastewater Division. The Water Production section relies on this resource to process the majority of its routine sampling while also utilizing third party contract laboratories.
The Water Production section operates on an 8 hour shift schedule with a rotating weekend shift schedule. When the section is fully staffed the Sr. Water Treatment Operator position may rotate to a Monday through Friday schedule.
Under direction, performs a variety of skilled technical duties in the operation and maintenance of the City's water treatment plants, water production facilities, and reservoirs. Exercises technical and functional leadership over lower level staff.