Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators

Lakehaven Water & Sewer District | Federal Way, WA

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Posted Date 3/03/2020

As a Lakehaven Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, you will be part of a team that has been recognized by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for its environmental stewardship. Our two treatment plants serve a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 120,000 people. Operators apply their analytical, math and technical skills to help ensure treated wastewater adheres to EPA standards and safeguards the local ecological system of Puget Sound. If you want to work for an award-winning, innovative utility with competitive pay rates, this is the right opportunity for you.

Our Wastewater Operators perform a variety of tasks at a skilled level in the operation and maintenance of our 10.0 MGD and 5.6 MGD wastewater treatment facilities. Some of the core job responsibilities include;

  • Collecting and testing wastewater and sludge samples by using testing equipment and analysis standards,
  • Adjusting equipment controls to clarify wastewater and process solids for recycling,
  • Inspect machinery and maintain surveillance on operating conditions, gauges, meters, and computerized monitoring systems to ensure continued efficient operations,
  • Record and track plant and equipment operational data, and perform regularly scheduled maintenance and upgrades to prevent system breakdowns.

Does this sound like the job for you? Visit our website at www.lakehaven.org for the position descriptions and application. (Note: please apply for the Operator position that you are qualified for and identify that position on your application.)

This position includes full benefits:

  • State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems PERS Plans
  • Central Pension Fund Retirement Plan
  • State of Washington Health Care Authority's Medical, Dental, Vision benefit programs
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • HRA VEBA Account

Interested in a career in the Wastewater Industry, but don't know how to get started? Please visit our website at www.lakehaven.org and follow the links to our employment page to find information about our Wastewater Operations Internship Program.

Lakehaven Water & Sewer District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals interested in applying for this position must submit a completed Cover Letter, Resume and District Application to Lakehaven Water & Sewer District, c/o HR, 31627 1st Ave S, Federal Way, WA 98003. Incomplete application materials will not be accepted.

If you need an accommodation in the recruitment process or an alternate format of this announcement, please enquire directly with the Human Resources Manager.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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