Facility Operator
Denver, NC 
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Job Description

At Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc., we know that water is a precious resource - one that plays a critical role in sustaining life. That's why we take seriously our mission: protecting and providing Earth's most essential resource. At Aqua, we are guided by a set of principles that embody the character of our company and inspire our work together. They are embedded within our business practices and our behavior. We are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve.

Together, the women and men of Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. serve 1 million customers across eight states. Aqua uses science, technology, capital investments, and amazing talent to provide communities with clean, safe drinking water and responsibly return wastewater to our rivers and streams. Join our team and make a difference!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Performs scheduled plant inspections and serves as Operator in Responsible Charge of assigned systems.
  • Monitors gauges, meters and control panels; and controls variations and operating conditions of the treatment process; records readings.
  • Maintains all records pertaining to production, maintenance and treatment as required including reading charts, flow meters, and gauges to detect equipment malfunctions.
  • Collects samples and performs necessary chemical analysis in accordance with system sampling requirements.
  • Extracts samples and performs routine laboratory tests, documenting and certifying test results.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as requested related to the area of responsibility.
  • Must be available to work overtime and "on call" responsibilities as scheduled.
  • Responsible for addressing service orders pertaining to customer service, water distribution and/or collections system calls.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.
  • Water/WasteWater Certification not required; C well or Grade I Waste Water license a plus
  • A valid U.S. Driver's License

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; communicate effectively with customers
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • A team player able to work effectively in a team fostered multi-tasking environment

CAREER PROGRESSION:

  • FO Trainee - Will be required to get either a C Well or Grade I waste water license within 18 months of employment.
  • FO I - Minimum license requirement of C Well or Grade I.
  • FO II - Must meet dual licensing requirements and have either a B Well or a Grade II.
  • FO III - Must meet dual licensing requirements of at least a B Well and Grade II plus have an A Well or Grade III.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • May be subject to extreme temperatures, noise, wet and/or humid conditions, mechanical, electrical, gas exposure hazards, fumes, dusts, mists, gases and /or poor ventilation atmospheric conditions.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 75 pounds.
  • Working conditions include travel to work sites of Essential Utilities and/or other constituents.
  • Company vehicle provided for business purposes

Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a condition that may prevent you from applying for a job online or need to request an accommodation during the interview process, please call 1-877-272-9012.


Aqua America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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