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Water Operator - Town of Speedway

Open Date: 01/09/2019 End Date: 02/08/2019

The Town of Speedway, Indiana is seeking a Water Operator for the Water Treatment Plant.

General Purpose:
Performs a variety of skilled, technical, and maintenance work in the operation of Town Water Plants.

Supervision Received:
Works under the direct supervision of the Water Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent

Primary Responsibilities:
The operator's primary mission is to provide an adequate and safe supply of potable water to the town's customers. The Operator will properly operate a 3 MGD surface water treatment plant (including the intake and pump stations), a 10 MGD groundwater treatment plant, 13 wells , 2 elevated and 1 ground storage tanks, and the sludge basin.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent (preferred some college with math, science, or engineering background)
  • Five (5) years experience relating to: water treatment, laboratory testing, pumping operations, chemical feed systems , SCADA operations, on-line instrumentation, basic maintenance.
  • Any equivalent combination or education and experience
  • Possess, or have the ability to possess within a WT-5 . WT-3 , DS-L and A­ SO operator's licenses, issued by the State of Indiana Department of Environmental Management.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • The ability to read and understand equipment operation and maintenance manuals, test methods, sampling instructions , MSDSs, and regulations.
  • The ability to perform simple algebraic and geometry problems
  • Thorough knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in public water supply treatment and distribution systems.
  • Must possess the ability to organize, communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with employees , other departments, as well as the general public.
  • Ability to understand the treatment process, downstream impacts on changes to treatment , and the ranges that parameters must be in to ensure compliance.


  • Must have valid state driver's license.
  • WT-5 and WT-3 water operator's licenses from the State of Indiana Department of Environmental Management or ability to obtain licenses.
  • DS-L and A-SO water operator's licenses from the State of Indiana Department of Environmental Management or ability to obtain licenses.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, and trained in confined space entry, knowledge of Risk Management Program.

How to Apply:
Resumes may be mailed to: Speedway Water Works, 1450 N Lynhurst Dr, Speedway, IN 46224 or emailed to marmacost@speedwayin.gov.

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