water wastewater treatment plant operator resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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  • Licensed WW 1 with 7 years of focused experience in both municipal and private wastewater treatment plants. Dedicated to maximizing environmental and public health benefits of water treatment. Tech-savvy water analysis expert with proven skills and experience in computerized control systems, including supervisory control and data acquisition systems, also known as SCADA.
  • Just finished C Well Course via NCRWA Virtual Training. I Will be taking exam come August to pass and receive C Well Certification.
  • SCADA operations knowledge
  • Adjusting chemical levels
  • Water purification systems
  • Report writing
  • EPA regulations understanding
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Customer service
  • Time management
  • MS Office
  • PPE use
  • Decision-making
  • Collaboration
  • Multitasking
  • Microsoft Office
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Flexible
Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, 02/2020 to Current
Sgl GroupSaint Marys, PA,

• Operates and maintains water and/or wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits.

• Monitors and samples well and groundwater upon entry to the system. Adjusts treatment levels when below-standard variances are detected. Samples water prior to exiting system.

• Detects and reports atypical conditions, such as: damaged, malfunctioning and tampered meters, detecting and reporting leaks, high/low consumption, exposed wiring and other safety hazards.

• Conducts ongoing repairs to equipment, or shuts down equipment for more extensive maintenance and repair, activating alternate equipment as needed. Requests services of outside maintenance vendor for major repairs and overhauls.

• Activates pumps, valves and other processing equipment to move water through various treatment processes. Disposes of waste materials removed from water in line with Company procedures and government controls.

• Assists Lead Operator with emergency procedures in the event of overflow or spill of chemicals or unpurified water. Follows safety protocol.

• Adds chemicals to water by predetermined formula. Advises Lead Operator when minimum inventory levels of these materials have been reached. • Reads and interprets meters and gauges on central control panel, or at individual machines or stages in the treatment process. Adjusts controls as needed. Retrieves computer reports on treatment process.

• Prepares reports and maintains logs on meter readings, tests, chemical and equipment usage, and all other recordkeeping requirements; maintains various Company records and other reports as required by the state.

• Back-washes filters and basins; handles chlorine in a safe, effective manner; assures proper working order of chlorine-related equipment.

• Cleans and maintains treatment plant, pumping stations and wells; prepares and paints equipment, walls and floors.

• Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards.

• Maintains a safe working environment and reports safety concerns to Area Manager.

• Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.

• Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.

Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, 04/2015 to 02/2020
Town Of Surf CityCity, STATE,
  • Prepared field reports and performed process control analysis and verified compliance with local, state and federal operating regulations.
  • Performed watch duties and maintenance for plant chlorination equipment, centrifuges, heat exchanger equipment, boilers, valves, pipes and meters.
  • Sampled and tested wastewater, applied chemical dosing, received chemical shipments and performed wastewater plant preventive maintenance and minor corrective maintenance.
  • Compiled and maintained data and records for permit reporting according to regulatory requirements and documented plant procedural and safety standards.
  • Operated, monitored, maintained and performed troubleshooting for wastewater treatment facility mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Recorded meter and gauge readings on specified operational forms.
  • Used SCADA system to maintain appropriate levels.
  • Followed applicable regulations, including EPA and OSHA to maintain safety of water and all personnel.
  • Collected samples to assess water quality, including tests for pH, hardness and sediment levels.
  • Coordinated routine operations and maintenance activities with plant workers.
  • Monitored meters and gauges to determine load requirements and detect malfunctions.
  • Adjusted equipment controls to purify water process and dispose of sewage.
  • Measured out chemicals like ammonia and chlorine for use in disinfecting water.
  • Used forklifts, pumping equipment and air compressors frequently.
Team Leader, 08/2011 to 04/2015
Coastal Beverage CompanyCity, STATE,
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Assisted customers during selection process and helped choose perfect products to meet individual needs.
  • Implemented professional sales presentations to creatively communicate product quality and market comparisons.
  • Planned and followed through with inventory management for each store.
  • Strengthened branding initiatives by coordinating annual events to maximize outreach.
  • Built strong, professional relationships through identification of client needs, which increased overall sales and opportunities.
  • Analyzed sales performance and service feedback to drive organizational and operational changes resulting in greater profitability.
  • Presented professional appearance at all times and assisted with product placement and visual merchandising tasks.
  • Forecasted sales for different accounts and managed inventory to ensure sufficient products at each site.
  • Networked to build client base and promote products to new and existing clients.
  • Made recommendations to customers to promote brand effectiveness and product benefits.
  • Communicated effectively with clientele to maintain customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Met with store managers to discuss product needs, accomplish sales goals and facilitate sales growth.
Education and Training
: Business Administration And Management, Expected in
St. Andrews University - Laurinburg, NC,
Activities and Honors

I have been a candidate to go to Columbia, SC every so often to help out with our sister company to help with contract work dealing with water/wastewater help.

  • Licensed WW 1 Operator(2015-
  • Soon to be Licensed C Well Operator

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School Attended

  • St. Andrews University

Job Titles Held:

  • Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
  • Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
  • Team Leader


  • Some College (No Degree)

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