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Wastewater Plant Operator - Texas
Full Time
Mercedes, Texas, United States - 78570

U.S. Water Services Corporation/USW Utility Group, a well-established and diverse water and wastewater utility operations, maintenance, engineering, and construction company, has an opening for a Wastewater Operator in Mercedes, Texas. U.S. Water is a fast paced and rapidly expanding company with a current staff of over 500 employees.

GENERAL FUNCTION: The Wastewater Plant Operator will report to the Wastewater Plant Supervisor. The Wastewater Plant Operator will be responsible for various activities in support of the wastewater treatment plant and lift stations. The Wastewater Operator performs manual labor and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, operation, repair and construction of the treatment plant and lift stations. Duties are performed under the direct supervision of the Wastewater Plant Supervisor.


  • Assists with the O&M of the facilities.
  • Monitors equipment, meters, gauges and document readings.
  • Ensures all samplers, and meters are working properly and accurately.
  • Cleans and maintains tools, sampling equipment and lab equipment.
  • Assists in keeping site and grounds at plants clean and neat.
  • Performs daily equipment checks.
  • Responds to emergency calls at all hours.
  • Performs work safely in accordance with departmental safety procedures and operates equipment safely. Reports any unsafe work condition or practice to supervisor.
  • Performs other related and non-related duties as assigned.


  • A valid Driver's license
  • Valid Class D Wastewater license with the ability to obtain a Class C license
  • Candidate must have a high school/GED education or higher.
  • Prior work experience in a mechanical or laboratory setting highly desirable.

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

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