I am currently a Water Treatment Plant Operator with AVEK Water Agency in Palmdale Ca. Responsible for the operation as well as the equipment maintenance and functions of a 90 MGD conventional fresh water treatment plant and water distribution system- serving over 300,000 people.
Mechanically skilled in repair and maintenance of Pumps, motors, filters, chemical feeders, chemical and turbidity analyzers.
Laboratory sampling and analyzing
Distribution system maintenance and repairs
Personnel management and training.
chemical dosing ppm/mgl calculations
Scheduling and routing
09/2014 to Current
Water Treatment Plant OperatorAVEK Water Agency － Palmdale, CA
To Produce great tasting, clean and safe drinking water through way of conventional water treatment plant operation . With service sampling and Laboratory Analysis . While maintaining and servicing the water distribution lines, mains, meters, tanks and wells system. Trained in service,repair and installation of following equipment: flloc motors, backwash pumps, wash water pumps, decant system pumps, mechanical scrapers, clarifiers, ozone probes, chlorine analyzers, turbidity meters, ph meters, multiple styles of valves, air vacs, air releases, pressure gauges, cla-valves, meters and main lines, plumbing, small electric.
Also plant operations: Flow changes, chemical dosage changes in ppm/mgl depending on customer usage and tank levels.
02/1999 to 09/2014
Manager of retail and serviceMac's Pool and Spa Supply － Santa Clarita, CaResponsibilities included: The complete management of store functions and maintenance department services in the swimming pool industry. Coordinating service routes and technicians in maintenance, repairs and installs. Scheduling and customer relations, warranty processing- manufacturers and insurance companies. Perform training of employees on repairs and installations of the following equipment: booster/circulation/variable-speed/jet pumps and motors, cartridge/sand/DE and mineral filters, electric/natural and propane heaters, digtal/analogue/mechanical controls and timers, salt generation/copper and silver ionization systems, chlorine generators/erosion feeders/ liquidators/ Ph automatic adjusting controls and much more.
Education and Training
Water Treatment Plant OperationCalifornia State University , Sacramento － Sacramento, Ca, USA
9.0 CEU's Certificate of Completion #371939
Study of water treatment plant operations for Licensing requirements
Wastewater Treatment Plant OperationCalifornia State University, Sacramento － Sacramento, CA, USA
9.0 CEUs - Certificate of Completion #374812
Study of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations - for Licensing requirements
Water Distribution System Operation and MaintenanceCalifornia State University, Sacramento － Sacramento, CA, USA
9.0 CEUs - Certificate of Completion #383469
The study of Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance
for Licensing requirements.
Small Water Systems Operation & MaintenanceCalifornia State University, Sacramento － Sacramento, CA, USA
9.0 CEUs - Certificate of Completion #461529
The Study of Small Water System Operation and Maintenance
Manage for Success - Effective Utility Leadership PracticesCalifornia State University, Sacramento － Sacramento, CA, USA4.5 CEUs - Certificate of Completion #467957
Licenses / Certifications
*Grade T-2 Water Treatment Operator - LIC#34809
*Grade D-2 Water Distribution Operator- LIC#42367
*Grade 1 - Water Use Efficiency Practitioner -Cert#1834
*Grade 1 - Water Quality Laboratory Analyst - Cert#20305
*Swimming Pool Service Technician - Health LIC#T5688
Also completed training and hold certificates in the following:
* 40 hour HAZWOPER (OSHA Hazardous material and waste sites)
Water Treatment Plant Operation Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance Small Water Systems Operation & Maintenance Manage for Success - Effective Utility Leadership Practices
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