New Mexico Water Service

Water/ Wastewater Operator

Onsite - Belen, NM
Application Deadline: 5/9/24

Water/ Wastewater Operator


New Mexico Water Service


New Mexico Water Service


Job Description:


The Water-Wastewater Treatment Operator works with minimal supervision to perform field operations, operate, and monitor the water plant and/or sewer plant, and related infrastructure. Responsible for treatment plant and distribution repairs and maintenance as directed, and handles customer service requirements. This position is located in Rio Communities, NM.




• Under supervision, operate level 2 water systems


• Under supervision, operate level 2 and level 3 wastewater treatment plants


• Read meters


• Repair mains and services


• Raise, lower or abandon services, and mains


• Change flat rate services as required


• Turn services off and on


• Set and remove meters


• Raise or lower valve casings


• Locate Company facilities as required


• Prepare necessary records and reports


• Shut down mains for construction crews


• Performs the loading, testing, chlorination, and sampling of mains


• Record the measurements of fittings as installed by contractor (as built)


• Inspect subdivision installations


• Pull water quality samples as required and deliver to laboratory


• Complete necessary paperwork


• Investigate water quality complaints


• Other duties as assigned




• High school diploma or GED


• Construction or plumbing experience equivalent to a laborer or apprentice


• Must obtain within two years of hire, State of New Mexico Level 2 Water and Level 2 Wastewater Operator certifications


• Must possess valid NM driver license


• Must be available for on-call duty, call outs, evenings, holidays & weekends


• Valid driver’s license and good driving record required


Salary Range: $35,500 – $101,400 – (Depending on certification and experience)


Deadline to submit resume is Thursday, May 9, 2024.


The Equal Opportunity Policy of the Company is based upon the philosophy that all people should be treated fairly and with dignity. California Water Service, Hawaii Water Service, New Mexico Water Service, Texas Water Service and Washington Water Service do not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected class. The Company makes all employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner. EOE, VET, DISABILITIES.


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