PERC Water Corporation

Wastewater Grade 4 CPO

Onsite - Edwards, CA
$100K - $125K Annually
Application Deadline: 3/31/24

Job Title:                    Operations Manager/Chief Plant Operator 

Department:               Asset Management

Reports To:                Vice President

Office Location:          Edward AFB Facilities

Years of Experience:  Minimum of 5 years industry experience

Classification:            Exempt

Travel Required:         Occasional 

Normal Business Hrs: 7AM to 4PM, as needed

Prepared Date:          March 12, 2020


Job Objective

Reporting directly to the Area Manager and/or the Director of Operations, the Operations Manager/CPO has full responsibility for the successful operation and maintenance of the assigned facility(s).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities


  • Operate & manage the assets of assigned facilities, associated personnel and clients
  • Supervise and manage operation & maintenance personnel including significant responsibility for training, performance evaluations, mentoring etc.
  • Manages implementation and ongoing utilization of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) for tracking Asset Management
  • Interact with regulatory agencies and clients
  • Analyze and resolve problems with process and/or equipment
  • Review lab tests and interpret data
  • Perform equipment operation and maintenance
  • Work nights & weekends if necessary to maintain facility compliance
  • Create and distribute client and operating data reports
  • Prepare and coordinate regulatory data as required by client
  • Maintain compliance with regulatory permits
  • Oversee and perform process adjustments to maintain treatment process compliance
  • Perform other duties and participate in the operation of other facilities on limited basis as needed
  • Client Interface including attending monthly operations meetings
  • Prepare Monthly Operations Reports to client
  • Manage Capital Replacement projects specific to assigned facilities
  • Promote and adhere to PERC Water’s written corporate Safety program
  • Maintain acceptable attendance per PERC Water standards

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required


  1. General computer knowledge; good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  2. Excellent team-working and communications skills to enable effective interaction with and supervision of PERC Water personnel.
  3. Must possess good verbal, written and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with coworkers and supervisor. Ability to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
  4. Physical:
  • Body Positions: Standing, sitting for extended periods of time, walking.
  • Body Movements: Use of hands, eyes, arms and voice. Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 40 pounds on a regular basis. Must be able to climb up and down stairs and ladders.
  • Must be able to climb on, or into facility equipment and systems (Confined Space Training required).
  • Willingness to travel a plus.
  1. Mental:

           Language ability includes reading, writing, spelling, and the ability to communicate

           Clearly on business topics in English.

Education, Professional Credentials and Experience Required


  1. Valid California Grade IV or V Wastewater Certification
  2. Minimum 5 years previous experience in water resource facility operations
  3. Valid state issued driver’s license

Work Conditions


Water Reclamation Facility & Collection System (indoor and outdoor)

Recruiter Information:

Eric Gonzales