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U.S. Water Services Corporation/USW Utility Group 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 with a staff of over 500 employees in six states.
Position: Treatment Plant Operator
Department: Operations/Water & Wastewater Treatment
Direct Report: Operations Supervisor/Project Manager
Main Function: Operates water and wastewater treatment facilities in accordance with the Environmental Protection Agency and Iowa Department of Natural Resources rules and regulations, Iowa Administrative Code, the facilities operating permits and company protocol.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Training and Experience:
Physical Demands of the Job: While performing the duties of this job, the employee often works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.
Fort Dodge Site Specific: The employee is often required to walk much of the shift in order fulfill the duties and responsibilities listed above. Walking areas include elevation/grade changes, ladders, stairs, and material changes concrete, dirt, grass, sand/gravel.
Special Licensing Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
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