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Wastewater Operator-in-Training – #13619

Traverse City, MI


Posted on May 11, 2018

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About Wastewater Operator-in-Training – #13619


We are seeking a Wastewater Operator-in-Training for assignment in Traverse City, MI. The selected candidate will perform a variety of tasks in the operations and maintenance of a water/wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift.

Hours are Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm



– Daily responsibilities include the operation of wastewater treatment equipment; chemical feed systems, sludge processing equipment, pumps and valves

– Learns and gains skills involving the maintenance of equipment and servicing work in the plant

– Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/wastewater, sludge, and effluent

– Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control, starts and stops pumps, engines and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes

– Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels

– Observes and reports abnormalities to supervisor

– Maintains shift log and records meter and gauge readings

– Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses

– Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties

– Understands and carries out oral and written directions

– Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work

– Performs other duties as required



– High School Diploma or GED

– A valid Driver’s License

– Familiarity with hand and power tools

– A Wastewater Certificate is a plus


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