Water Treatment Plant Operator I

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California | Yorba Linda, CA

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Posted Date 8/26/2021

As a Water Treatment Plant Operator I you will be responsible for assisting the Water Treatment Plant Operators in the daily operation of the Water Treatment Plant processes and all associated facilities, structures, and equipment. Additional duties include: adjust processes to meet system demands and water quality goals; complete necessary reports; and use computer programs for timekeeping, record-keeping and project tracking. The Diemer plant has a total capacity of 520 MGD and utilizes conventional treatment with ozone.


Education and Experience: A high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate and two (2) years of water related experience or one (1) year experience working at surface water treatment plant.

Employees in this position will be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:


  • Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.


  • State of California Water Treatment Certification Grade II (required at time of application)


  • Self Contained Breathing Apparatus Certification


  • Chemical Responder Certification


  • Forklift Certification

Salary: $32.09 to $42.16 Hourly

Close Date: Sept. 7, 2021

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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