Pump Station Operator: Operates pumping equipment to transfer raw water... [+] More
Pump Station Operator: Operates pumping equipment to transfer raw water to treatment plant, or distribute processed water to residential, commercial, and industrial establishments. Turns valves, pulls levers, and flips switches to operate and control turbine- or motor-driven pumps that transfer water from reservoir to treatment plant, or to transfer processed water to consumer establishments.
Reads flow meters and gauges to regulate equipment according to water consumption and demand. Inspects equipment to detect malfunctions, such as pump leaks or worn bearings. Repairs and lubricates equipment, using hand tools. Records data, such as utilization of equipment, power consumption, and water output in log. May operate equipment to treat and process raw water. May test water for chlorine content, alkalinity, acidity, or turbidity to determine potability of water, following color analysis standards. May operate hydroelectric equipment to generate power. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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