Water Operator/Operator in Training - Night Shift

Location: Perry, Georgia
Date Posted: 11-05-2018
Water Operator/Operator in Training 
ESG Operations

Full time, Night Shift

Our Company:
ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

The Position:
We are currently seeking a Water Operator/Operator in Training for Night Shift at our Perry, GA location.    This position has responsibility for the successful operation of the water treatment plant.  Successful candidates with have hands on maintenance experience, strong attention to detail, experience with data collection and experience in a lab environment.  We are looking for candidates with relevant work experience, preferably with a Valid Water Operator License in Georgia, but will consider college graduates with a degree in chemistry or biology.   The schedule for this position involves working 12 hour shifts Wed thru Sat, with every other Wed off.  If you are a highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges, please contact us.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Operates water pumping mechanisms to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts to include:
  • Operates pumps, valves, turbines and electric motors to transfer, distribute and regulate pressure flow of raw and processed water
  • Monitors panel boards and adjusts controls to regulate flow and distribution of water
  • Cleans systems by backwashing at designated intervals
  • Records reservoir water elevation, power consumption and equipment utilization data at designated intervals
  • Conducts water treatment activities to include:
  • Adds appropriate amounts of chemicals to raw water to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water at regular intervals
  • Regulates flow of pre-treated water through sedimentation and filter devices
  • Adds appropriate amounts of chemicals into water for post treatment and operates agitators
  • Records chemical composition of raw and treated water at designated intervals
  • Maintains, cleans and stocks materials on trucks and equipment.  Housekeeping duties to include:  Cutting grass, cleaning tanks,  sweeping & mopping floors, cleaning equipment and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility
  • Calibrates all meters that they will be required to utilize through the course of the shift
  • Collects samples and performs various tests such as pH, D.O., and CL2 residual; analyzes results and makes process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor
  • Documents readings, test results, equipment adjustments and enter data into a computer data base for record maintenance and to produce periodic and special reports
  • Monitors and observes treatment process for offensive matter; inspects equipment and monitors operating conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and detect problems
  • Transfers various chemicals from one container to the other.  Makes chemical feed adjustments as necessary
  • Changes chlorine cylinders and checks for leaks.  Also adjusts feed rate as required. Transports, handles and mixes chemicals manually as required.
  • Attends safety classes, reinforces and complies with company safety policies

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have a valid GA driver’s license
  • Valid Georgia Water Operator License preferred but must be able to obtain the minimum certification as a Georgia Water Treatment Plant Operator within one year of hire
Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.
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