wastewater treatment plant operator resume example with 14+ years of experience

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Certified Treatment Specialist with a Class 2 Wastewater works license and 3 years of diverse and progressive wastewater and sewage treatment experience. Water treatment professional and hands-on practitioner with operational, analytical, and maintenance proficiency across full spectrum of wastewater systems and equipment. Deeply committed to efficient and clean plant operation for economical, environmental, and public safety reasons.

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability, and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Responsible and motivated student ready to apply education in the workplace. Offers excellent technical abilities with software and applications, ability to handle challenging work, and excellent time management skills.

  • Potable Water Expertise
  • Report Writing
  • PSI Management
  • Adjusting Chemical Levels
  • Water Purification Systems
  • EPA Regulations Understanding
  • Valve Rebuilding
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • People Skills
  • Data Management
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Organizational Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Active Listening
  • Team Building
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Team Management
  • Problem Resolution
  • Customer Service
  • Microsoft Office
  • Computer Skills
  • Planning & Organizing
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, 10/2020 - 05/2023
State Of Pennsylvania New Holland, PA,
  • Sampled and tested wastewater, applied chemical dosing, received chemical shipments and performed wastewater plant preventive maintenance and minor corrective maintenance.
  • Prepared field reports and performed process control analysis and verified compliance with local, state and federal operating regulations.
  • Operated, monitored, maintained and performed troubleshooting for wastewater treatment facility mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Compiled and maintained data and records for permit reporting according to regulatory requirements and documented plant procedural and safety standards.
  • Analyzed sewage composition and clean water quality and periodically inspected chemical bulk storage tank levels, leakage warning systems and spill containment devices.
  • Handled chlorine offloading, cleaned wastewater collection, treatment and reclamation-related equipment and facilities and performed periodic building maintenance.
  • Trained and mentored new staff members in cleaning, maintaining and using equipment and on environmental and public safety value of disciplined wastewater treatment.
  • Collected and tested water and sewage samples using test equipment and color analysis standards.
  • Inspected equipment or monitored operating conditions, meters and gauges to determine load requirements and detect malfunctions.
  • Performed housekeeping duties to keep facilities clean and neat.
  • Assisted in safe unloading and storage of chemicals.
  • Recorded operational data, personnel attendance or meter and gauge readings on specified forms.
  • Maintained, repaired and lubricated equipment.
  • Cleaned and maintained tanks, filter beds and other work areas.
  • Added chemicals to disinfect and deodorize water and other liquids.
Restaurant Chef, 10/2017 - 10/2020
Marriott International York, PA,
  • Trained and supervised all culinary personnel for annual revenue-grossing restaurant.
  • Placed orders for food supplies weekly with understanding of kitchen's budget.
  • Utilized local ingredients from nearby farms to implement into special dishes.
  • Mitigated risk of kitchen safety incidents by maintaining clean and orderly environment.
  • Monitored kitchen area and staff to maintain overall safety and establish proper food handling techniques.
  • Monitored quality, presentation and quantities of plated food across line.
  • Managed kitchen staff team and assigned tasks for various stages of food production.
  • Exercised portion control for items served, eliminating waste.
  • Inspected freezers and refrigerators prior to each shift to check temperature levels and verify proper functionality.
  • Experimented with various ingredients and cooking techniques to develop new and flavorful dishes for customers.
  • Instructed cooks and other workers in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Developed standard recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation, promoting consistently high-quality food items.
  • Collaborated with restaurant management to align kitchen operations with goals of establishment.
  • Selected and developed recipes and planned menus, driving consistent food quality and production.
Modular Furniture Installer/Foreman/Office Manager, 05/2008 - 06/2015
Power Installations City, STATE,
  • Managed office inventory and placed new supply orders.
  • Maintained impeccable office organization to support efficiency, professionalism and performance objectives.
  • Oversaw receiving and organizing correspondence, answering and forwarding calls and creating business letters and records.
  • Used judgment and initiative in handling confidential matters and requests.
  • Implemented and maintained company protocols to facilitate smooth daily activities.
  • Supervised and participated in the installation and transport of valuable high end modular furniture
  • Elevated customer satisfaction ratings by promptly resolving client and case issues.
  • Remained calm and professional in stressful circumstances and effectively diffused tense situations.
  • Recruited and trained new employees to meet job requirements.
  • Reviewed completed work to verify consistency, quality and conformance.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Assigned work and monitored performance of project personnel.
  • Reviewed employee performance and provided ongoing feedback and coaching to drive performance improvement.
Modular Furniture Installation Foreman, 12/2006 - 05/2008
Accurate Installations City, STATE,
  • Prepared and planned worksites to help jobs run smoothly.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Filled out work orders, repair logs and maintenance plans to document work completed.
  • Trained and monitored employees to teach daily tasks and improve performance.
  • Reported project progress, site problems and labor status to supervisors.
  • Determined schedules, sequences and assignments for work activities, based on priority, quantity of equipment and personnel skill.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Implemented onsite safety protocols and procedures and properly trained team members on prevention measures.
  • Oversaw workforce schedules and allocated resources in order to achieve project goals.
  • Reviewed project blueprints and specifications to determine number of workers needed to complete jobs.
  • Communicated with distributors to acquire necessary equipment for projects.
  • Maintained optimal supply levels to meet expected demands without overreaching budget targets.
Education and Training
Wastewater Works Operator Class 2: , Expected in 04/2023
Commonwealth of Virginia - Dept. Of Professional And Occupational Regulations,
Status -
Certified Pesticide Applicator And Registered Technician: , Expected in 04/2023
Virginia Dept. of Agriculture And Consumer Service - ,
Status -
Foundations of Restaurant Management Levels 1 And 2: , Expected in 03/2019
National Restaurant Association - ,
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2002
Fork Union Military Academy - Fluvanna, VA,
Status -
: Business And Economics/Psychology , Expected in
Virginia Military Institute - Lexington, VA
Status -

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School Attended

  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Virginia Dept. of Agriculture And Consumer Service
  • National Restaurant Association
  • Fork Union Military Academy
  • Virginia Military Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
  • Restaurant Chef
  • Modular Furniture Installer/Foreman/Office Manager
  • Modular Furniture Installation Foreman


  • Wastewater Works Operator Class 2
  • Certified Pesticide Applicator And Registered Technician
  • Foundations of Restaurant Management Levels 1 And 2
  • High School Diploma

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