Water Plant Operator

Water Plant Operator

Job Description

Water Plant Operator


  • EDUCATION: Minimum High School diploma or equivalent.
    EXPERIENCE: Related experience in water, wastewater treatment or other technical field is preferred.
    SKILLS: Must be capable of performing multiple functions in a computer environment. Knowledge of and ability to utilize spreadsheets and data-bases to produce reports. Strong math skills including Algebra. Good interpersonal skills.
    OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must possess good hearing, vision and speech. Must possess a valid and current drivers’ license. Must possess or obtain within two years, after achieving the position, the highest operators certification from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection of either A-1, B-1, or C-1, for which the operator is eligible according to the PA DEP requirements for qualifications and experience and must obtain the A-1 license when eligible.

Tools & Equipment

Personal computer, printer, hand tools, calibration equipment including turbidity and particle counting standards and tools, jar testing apparatus and chemical analysis instrumentation including but not limited to pH meters, turbidity meters, and colorimeters. Mechanical equipment including, but not limited to valve turners, metering pumps, pressure regulating devices, chemical monitoring and handling devices and protection equipment. Safety devices such as personal air-pacs and monitoring equipment. All other devices and equipment necessary to accurately complete the function of the job.

Employment Inquiries

Employment inquiries, including resumes, preferably in PDF form, may be directed to the HR Manager. Applications can be completed in person Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm at the Erie Water Works Administration Office location listed here. Additionally, interested parties may transmit their applications electronically by filling out the form below, emailing astankiewiz@eriewaterworks.org directly, or mailing a hard copy to this address.

  • Erie Water Works
  • Attn: Aaron Stankiewiz
  • Human Resources Manager
  • 340 West Bayfront Parkway
  • Erie, Pennsylvania 16507
  • Fax: 814.452.6227

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