Water Plant Operator

Del-Co Water Company is recruiting for a Full-Time Plant Operator who will work shifts at both our Lewis Center and Delaware Ohio plants. Hourly wage range is $15.17 to $25.00 based on experience and license. You will work four 3rd shifts and one 2nd shift plus weekends.

Responsibilities: Essential duties include: operating motors, pumps and valves to regulate flow of raw water; adjusting amounts of chemicals into tanks; monitoring panel board and adjusting controls to regulate flow rates and distribution of water; regulating valves and flow dials, and adjusting pumps and chemical feeding equipment; performing basic chemical tests; keeping accurate records on charts and logs; performing general facilities cleaning and maintenance; and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of training and work experience which indicates possession of the skills, knowledge and abilities to perform the job duties successfully. A Class 1 Operators License is preferred at a minimum, or you must become a licensed operator within two years. You must also be able to become certified by Ohio EPA for Wet ChemistryContinuing course work in water treatment plant operations is desirable. You must be able to work independently. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred. A high school diploma or GED is required. Must be able to perform manual labor and be willing and able to work in adverse weather conditions. A valid Ohio Driver’s License with acceptable driving record is required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

We offer an excellent benefit plan that includes health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. Paid time off benefits include personal time, sick time, floating days and vacation time. In addition to our pension plan we offer a 401 (k) plan.

Employment Application

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Del-Co Water Co., Inc.
6658 Olentangy River Rd
Delaware, OH 43015

Deadline to Apply: Until filled


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