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Waterworks Operator

Company: City of Norfolk, VA
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionThe City of Norfolk's Department of Utilities is currently seeking experienced Waterworks Operators within the Water Production Division.The Waterworks Operator performs duties associated with operating a water treatment plant. Maintains and operates equipment to filter and maintain water pressure. Performs various tests to ensure the safety of water.Essential FunctionsEssential functions includebut are not limited to:* Operates the plant by conducting various chemical tests and making adjustments, performing maintenance on plant and equipment, maintains log and equipment records, monitoring personnel entering or leaving the plant, and resolving problems.

* Monitors filtration by adjusting filters to match water coming into the plant, monitoring for turbidity and head loss, and running them through a cleaning process.

* Monitors water pressure by adjusting pumps to keep pressure within specifications while maintaining the proper levels in tanks.Waterworks Operator IDepartment Hiring Range: $32,758- $43,089Waterworks Operator IIDepartment Hiring Range: $35,479 -$46,662Waterworks Operator IIIDepartment Hiring Range: $38,457 - $50,584Waterworks Operator IVDepartment Hiring Range: $42,029 - $55,306Education/ExperienceWaterworks Operator IHigh school diploma or GED. Work requires broad knowledge in a general technical and professional field.No experience required.Must pass Waterworks Operator Class IV License examination within two years of hire and must pass Waterworks Operator Class III License examination within two years following receipt of a Waterworks Operator Class IV License.Waterworks Operator IIHigh school diploma or GED. Work requires broad knowledge in a general technical and professional field.One year experience required.Must hold a Waterworks Operator Class III License. Must pass Class II operator's examination within two years of being classified as a Waterworks Operator II.Waterworks Operator IIIHigh school diploma or GED. Work requires broad knowledge in a general technical and professional field.Two years' experience.Must hold a Waterworks Operator II License. Must pass Class I Operator's examination within two years of being classified as a Waterworks Operator III.Waterworks Operator IVHigh school diploma or GED. Work requires broad knowledge in a general technical and professional field.Three years' experienceMust hold a Waterworks Operator Class I License.Additional Information & RequirementsWork Hours: 3 days on 3 days off; 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. (hours subject to change)Work Location: 3719 Parker Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23508; You may be required to work at 6040 Waterworks Road, Norfolk, Virginia 23502 as needed.Vaccination Requirement:The City of Norfolk values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for a position, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are selected to join Team Norfolk, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption.This position is designated as an Essential position which means you may be required to work extended, rotating, after hours, nights and/or weekends in response to emergencies and severe weather.

Keywords: City of Norfolk, VA, Norfolk , Waterworks Operator, Other , Norfolk, Virginia

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