City of Newport, RI seeks full-time Operators to maintain the filtering & treatment of the City’s water treatment facilities & pumping stations in accordance with State regulations. HS/GED w/related experience & a valid driver’s license required. Must attain RI Grade 1T license w/in 1 yr. of hire. More info. online at www.cityofnewport.com.
Water and wastewater treatment plant operators collect and test water and sewage samples. Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators manage a system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater.
Water treatment plant and system operators work in water treatment plants. Fresh water is pumped from wells, rivers, streams, or reservoirs to water treatment plants, where it is treated and distributed to customers. Water treatment plant and system operators run the equipment, control the processes, and monitor the plants that treat water to make it safe to drink.
Wastewater treatment plant and system operators remove pollutants from domestic and industrial waste. Used water, also known as wastewater, travels through sewer pipes to treatment plants where it is treated and either returned to streams, rivers, and oceans, or used for irrigation.