Water Treatment Plant Operator - Level 2 or 3

Company: H2O Innovation
Date Posted: March 22, 2022
Job Description:


H2O is looking for a full-time Level 2 or 3 Water Treatment Plant Operator for the Dulce, NM area. The candidate will be under the supervision of the Water Treatment Plant Supervisor. This is a safety sensitive and performance-oriented position involving all phases of a drinking water treatment system. Work includes a range of tasks as they relate to the maintenance and operation of a drinking water treatment system and other assigned duties related to water treatment.


S  Ensure safe, compliant, and consistent operation of all water treatment plants ;

S  Operation and maintenance of the treatment plants and pumping stations according to standards;

S  Creation and initiation of work orders for operational servicing and repairs;

S  Preparation and delivery of activity and work orders for preventative and corrective maintenance;

S  Conducts routine testing of wastewater and water as directed, records test results and maintains the plant log book with accurate and timely entries of activities

S  Maintains the facility treatment units to include clarifiers, sampling equipment, and pumps.  Identify and report the need for repairs to treatment plant equipment such as pumps, valves, motors, blowers, and chemical feed equipment

S  Monitors all charts, gauges and other operating equipment and maintains calibration of plant instrumentation and on-line analyzers according to the frequency specified by permitting agencies and/or the manufacturer

S  Calculates chemical feed rates, calibrates chemical equipment and adjusts chemical feed rates as indicated by lab tests or by direction of the Plant Manager to comply with effluent quality requirements as established for the plant.

S  Communicate with the operators, client and management on issues that may potentially affect the treatment process, compliance or public health ;

S  Support water and wastewater treatment projects. Support with the development of project plans, SOP’s, justify and execute project requests.

S  Support and maintain positive operator and customer relationships and communication;

S  On-call availability within a 30-minute response time and rotational weekend duty is required for this position;

S  Other duties as assigned. 


S  High school diploma or equivalent.

S  New Mexico Water Supply Level 2 certification is required but Level 3 certification is preferred.

S  Experience operating and maintaining water treatment plants and related equipment is a plus;

S  Valid New Mexico Class D Driver’s License;

S  Good computer skills is a plus ;

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

S  Walking & Standing: 4-8 hr/day;

S  Bending & Reaching: 4-8 hr/day;

S  Pushing & pulling: 4-8 hr/day;

S  Physical Effort: does not lift weights more than 100 lbs;

S  Environmental Stress: busy atmosphere, working inside and outside.

S  Candidate will need to have a reliable vehicle to travel from their homes to the project.


Overall remuneration includes:

S  Health insurance will be available to the employee on the 1st of the month following 60 days of continuous employment. The following insurance products will be available to the employee:

o   Health insurance;

o   Health savings account (HSA);

o   Telemedicine;

o   Voluntary dental insurance;

o   Voluntary vision insurance;

o   Voluntary short-term and long-term disability insurance;

o   Voluntary employee, spouse and children life insurance.

S  Employees are eligible to participate in the 401k plan after completing 3 months of employment. The company also contributes to the employee 401K.

S  10 sick days per year that employees can carry-over without limit.

S  Employees who contribute to the 401K may also participate in the Employee Stock Purchase Program.

S  Paid vacation time.

S  Reimbursement of $125 for the purchase of safety boots.

H2O’S Commitment to ESG

H2O Innovation pledges to address environmental problems related to water, and to do so in a workplace where people feel accomplished and supported by strong governance and sensible policies in an everchanging world.

S  Environment: As a pure water player, we are, by definition, focused on the environment. Throughout our history we have driven improvements with our technologies and services, helping our customers simplify water and minimize environmental impact.

S  Social: We win by creating value with a talented and engaged team. As an organization we commit ourselves to providing a safe, inspiring, and meaningful work environment, to ensure career growth and diverse talent retention.

S  Governance: Effective corporate governance requires dedicated focus on one of the biggest threats to any company which is Cyber-Attack. Our commitment is to keep the company sage from these attacks.