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U.S. Water Services Corporation is a well-established and diverse water and wastewater utility organization specializing in utility maintenance, operations, engineering and construction services. U.S. Water is a fast paced and rapidly expanding company headquartered in New Port Richey, Florida with a staff of over 500 employees in six states.
The Collection/Distribution Operator will perform a variety of operation and maintenance work related to a public collection and water distribution systems. The operator will provide customer service to customers/residents related to overflows, sewer stoppages, pressure and water quality complaints, and leaks. The operator may interface with contractors and consultants, representing the needs and interests of US Water. The operator must reside within 45 minutes of the water treatment plant and be available for on-call shifts and be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Specific job assignments may include some or all of the following:
Working Conditions and Physical Activities
Knowledge: Basic knowledge of the operations of water and wastewater utility systems, SCADA control, consumption forecasting principles, water and wastewater treatment plant concepts, basic water/wastewater theory and principles hydraulics, gradients, etc., distribution system principles, operations, control processes and maintenance requirements, basic knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions peculiar to water/wastewater system operation, personal computers including spreadsheet and word processing software applications.
Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; some knowledge of computer and software applications, read blue prints and maps, prepare logs and reports, ability to understand and interpret complex data concerning the flow of water into and throughout the water system, including raw water supply, treatment plants, pumping stations, treated water reservoirs, reuse system, and wastewater system; ability to handle multiple complex situations, solve system problems, coordinate resources; work shifts and nights; and work overtime, standby, and/or callback duty.
Required License, Certificate or Credentials, Experience
Compensation and Benefits: Pay is commensurate with experience and market-reflective. US Water/USW Utility Group offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long-term disability, paid time off, holiday pay and 401k with company match.
US Water/USW Utility Group offers competitive wages and benefits and is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.