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Water Treatment Plant Operators process water originating from natural sources or treat wastewater to make it safe for the environment. Typical resume samples for this position mention duties like collecting water samples, testing water, operating and maintaining equipment, disinfecting water by using chemicals, complying with environmental laws, and making sure safety standards are met. Candidates interested in a Water Treatment Plant Operator position should highlight in their resumes water treatment expertise, accuracy, basic computer competencies, and the ability to work on shifts. Most employers require an Associate's Degree in a relevant field and a valid water operator certificate.

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1

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Ensured that water discharges comply with all local, state and federal legal requirements

  • Completed SOPs, documented and recorded treatments and other daily activities
  • Inspected plant and machinery regularly to monitor operational status of equipment
  • Analyzed samples to confirm satisfactory results of treatment
  • Monitored chemical inventory and received deliveries of treatment chemicals
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
2

Water Treatment Plant Operator/supervisor

Supervised, over 7,000 subordinates in the production over 12,000,000 gallons of Potable Water/Recipient of (10) performance-based awards.

  • Maintenance Supervisor for $141,000,000 worth of assets/Received (3) performance-based accelerated promotions.
  • Experienced in operating all military water treatment plant assets.
  • 16.5 years of military experience Operating Water Treatment Plant equipment in a world-wide capacity.
  • Participated in the 2008 Humanitarian Relief efforts in Bangladesh desalination efforts provided 3,000,000 gallons of potable water in 21 days/Received Humanitarian Assistance Medal.
  • Trained and lead over 7,000 subordinates in the Water Treatment Industry in everything from Basic to advanced practices.
Candidate Info
HS
Drama Club
3

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Supervised the operation and maintenance of a State of the Art, 20 MGD Class A, Type 1 water treatment plant

  • Experienced with ozone as a primary disinfectant followed by GAC contact
  • Performed laboratory analysis for chlorine, ozone, pH, manganese, hardness, alkalinity, bacteria and extensive jar testing
  • Developed plant operating procedures; trained operator maintenance personnel
  • Installed, set-up and calibrated instrumentation
  • Ran extensive testing studies to determine optimum polymer to lessen settled turbidity
  • Reduced the cost of removing settled sludge
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Liberal Arts
4

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Established Facility State Lab Certification to run TOC samples as well as Coliform and E-coli samples and reported results to the State

  • Collected and analyzed field samples from our river sources, as well as our storage reservoirs
  • Routinely ran and maintained the following instrumentation in the lab: autoclave, turbiditmeter, pH meter, spectrophotometer, analytical balance, total organic carbon analyzer, drying oven, fume hood, volumetric glassware, microscopes, portable water testing equipment, incubator, and other lab equipment used in the required tests
  • Operated and maintained a Water Treatment Facility for approximately 26,000 people on rotating schedule shifts
  • One of only two that got the maximum pay raise for 2013
  • Safety Committee member and leader (2013)
  • Attended numerous training classes and workshops on Plant Operations and Laboratory skills and techniques
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Geology
MS
Hydrogeology
Teacher Education
5

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Operated drinking water plant. (24 million gallons per day.)

  • Administered and monitored processes to include coagulation, flocculation, filtration, sedimentation, pre and post-chlorination, fluoridation, corrosion control.
  • Adjusted chemical dosages to maintain quality standards.
  • Operated and Maintained laboratory equipment.
  • Provided preventative maintenance for the Water Treatment System.
  • Dispatched (After-Hours) for Customer Service (Water /Wastewater /Electric)
  • Successfully prevented community outbreaks of various waterborne diseases.
Candidate Info
52
years in
workforce
23
years
at this job
6

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Monitored and controlled the water distribution system from SCADA.

  • Operated pump stations, elevated storage tanks, motors, valves, and gates to control and regulate water during the treatment process. Maintained lab inline monitoring equipment. Gather samples at designated points along the treatment process and conduct water analysis. Performed minor repairs and notified maintenance when problems exist.
  • Calculated chemical dosages and adjust chemical feed rates.
  • Data entry using spreadsheets to complete daily water and chemical usage reports, maintained update of monthly and annual operational reports.
  • Maintained cleanliness in assigned areas and operated office equipment - computers, faxes, copiers, scanners etc.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
Electronics Technology
Automotive Techology
Techical Writing
7

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Operate and maintain the water treatment facility, including performing tests on pumps, motors and water.

  • Maintain accurate logs, and perform preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment.
  • Perform duties essential to the operation and maintenance of the water distribution system including the installation and replacement of water meters, repairing water leaks, and performing preventive and corrective maintenance on water lines.
  • Control water plant via SCADA system.
  • Obtained "D" Water Treatment License within six months, six months ahead of schedule.
  • Obtained "C" Water Treatment License within one year, one year ahead of schedule.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Architectural And Engineering Computer Aided Design
BA
Public Management
Nuclear
8

Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator

Lead 6 operators, and 2 plant mechanics in the efficient and effective operations of treatment plant and related facilities

  • Scheduled preventative maintenance program and other maintenance program that ensured public health protection, increased system reliability and reduced cost of operations.
  • Performed water quality studies and perform corrective actions.
  • Implemented SCADA upgrade.
  • Coordinated flushing program.
  • Recommend process changes to assure compliance with regulations.
  • Perform employee evaluations.
  • Work with engineers on special projects, and capital improvement projects.
  • Process various reports, memos and documentation.
  • Acted as contract administrator on treatment plant and field projects.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
BA
Management
MA
Management
9

Water Treatment Plant Operator

  • Performed water quality treatment sampling, and analysis using spectrophotometer, pH meter, acid-base titration, and turbidimeter.
  • Monitored, operated, and adjusted water treatment pumps, valves, tank levels, line pressures, chemical feed equipment, rapid sand filter performance, sedimentation basin, and turbidity through SCADA or direct observation.
  • Added aluminum sulfate, caustic, orthophosphate inhibitor, gaseous chlorine, and fluoride to water by predetermined formula for treatment.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
10

Assistant Water Treatment Plant Operator

Performed daily water quality testing and general maintenance on the water treatment facility

  • Took bacteriological samples and completed other state mandated testing requirements
  • Assisted in maintenance of distribution and collection systems
  • Certified Operator - Wyoming Operator ID# 10519
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Social Science

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