Loudoun Water is a public water and sewer utility that has an immediate opening for a Water Treatment Plant Operator at their Water Treatment Facility located in Leesburg, VA.
The Plant Operator will assist in ensuring the facility is operational and meets permit requirements by performing routine operational tasks including skilled and technical work on water treatment plant equipment and facilities under direct supervision of a Class I licensed operator. The Operator will perform duties including SCADA process control, sampling and analysis, monitoring and controlling treatment operations, data entry, and preparing monthly reports. The facility utilizes advanced treatment technology and is subject to stringent standards and state/federal regulations. All candidates must have the ability to communicate and relay information verbally and in writing to coworkers and supervisors.
Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or GED with strong math skills and the ability to use logic to solve problems. Preference will be given to candidates with a bachelor’s degree in a science field. The desired candidate will be in possession of a clean, valid VA Waterworks Operator Class I, II, or III license. All candidates must be eligible and able to obtain a minimum of a VA Waterworks Operator Class III license within 3 years of hiring. Candidates must have a valid driver's license.
The Water Treatment Facility is a non-stop operation and requires 24/7 staffing with 12 hour shifts. Operators are essential personnel and are required to work rotating shifts including weekends and holidays; a sample schedule will be provided to candidates. Candidates must have the ability to work frequently scheduled overtime. Although most of the work is performed indoors, intermittent outside work in all weather conditions will be required.
Special Requirements: If selected for employment all new hires must be willing to get vaccinated or provide proof of vaccination for Covid-19 prior to their start date.
Loudoun Water is highly respected in the water/wastewater industry and offers highly competitive salaries and benefits and encourages professional development and advancement through training and educational opportunities. It’s a great place to work and grow!
Apply online at www.loudounwater.org. Salary DOQ. Position will remain open until filled. EOE