Water Treatment Plant Operator

Ensero Solutions

Silverton, CO, USA

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Gladstone Interim Water Treatment Plant (Near Silverton, CO) – Full-Time Permanent

Rotation: 7 days on – 7 days off

Ensero Solutions is an environmental consulting and remediation business with specific expertise in environmental assessments, active/passive water treatment, microbiological testing, and turnkey remediation services for the mining industry and broader industrial sectors. At Ensero, we get the opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment and people’s lives. We’re building a culture where people can grow their careers and are challenged to solve our client’s toughest environmental problems.

About the Role

Reporting to the Site Supervisor, the Operator is responsible to support the operation of a water treatment facility which includes the operation and maintenance of equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the operation of a water treatment facility which includes the operation and maintenance of pumps, hoses, air compressor, clarifiers, agitators, pipelines, etc.
  • Support the addition of reagents (lime slurry, polymer, etc.) to mix tanks, and climb ladders to inspect tank levels.
  • Support the installation, operation, and maintenance of insulation and winterization effort.
  • Support snow and ice removal throughout the winter to ensure access and proper operation.
  • Support the collection, shipment (off-site), analysis (on-site) of incoming and product samples.
  • Support the installation and maintenance of future water treatment infrastructure.
  • Support other employees on the job site and provide accurate information/updates.
  • Support the site by providing general labor and maintenance.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute work in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
  • Periodic inspections of equipment and water treatment systems to monitor proper performance of operations.
  • Take proper safety precautions, anticipate unsafe circumstances, and act accordingly to prevent accidents.
  • Identify and recommend improvements to operations to ensure assigned functions are efficient and cost effective.

About You

  • 1-3 years of industrial work experience or previous experience operating water treatment plants.
  • Previous experience operating heavy equipment considered an asset.
  • Is in good physical health, able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs, stand/bend/stoop for long periods of time, and work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Is in possession of a current Driver’s License, and able to drive to job site.
  • Previous experience operating hand tools, small machinery, and other necessary equipment.


How to Apply

Visit www.ensero.com/careers and apply through our on-line portal.


Ensero Solutions believes in a diverse working environment and a culture where differences are valued.




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