Posted on Jan 12, 2021

Augusta County Service Authority is accepting applications for a full-time Water Plant Operator Trainee. The Water Plant Operator Trainee performs routine tasks, tests, and applies judgment based upon training and defined operations and maintenance practices related to the processing of water at treatment facilities and/or pump stations.  Operates domestic water treatment systems including chemical, and physical processes. Conducts inspections of facility; observes process control parameters via SCADA, various instrumentation screens, and results of laboratory analyses, and anticipates and plans for flow changes and treatment system adjustments. Responds to all alarms, failures, and process needs occurring at any water facility. Read meters and gauges, enters data in operational logs and computer spreadsheets, and completes other records and reports. Perform general housekeeping and other building and grounds tasks as assigned. Must be willing to work a rotating shift including weekends and holidays. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver License. Must possess a valid Class B Virginia Commercial Driver License with H and N endorsements or be able to acquire the same within 6-12 months of employment. Must obtain a minimum Class 4 license within 18 months of employment as a condition of successful job performance and continued employment. 


Perform duties in accordance with all local, state and federal laws, rules and guidelines. A detailed job description is available for review. 
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Benefits include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, and Virginia Retirement System. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. Salary based on experience.

Posting Date: 1/7/2021
Job Status: Non-Exempt