Severn Trent Services Operator III in Houston, Texas


The Operator III is responsible for the operation and maintenance of equipment at medium to large sized water/wastewater facilities.

  • Double B Licence Water and Wastewater


  • Operates a variety of equipment/machinery including: valves, pumps, motors, belt presses, disinfection equipment, vehicles, etc.

  • Conducts routine testing, monitoring, troubleshooting and maintenance of production wells, water/wastewater.

  • Performs and documents treatment process and maintenance of treatment facility equipment to assure proper operations and documents. Documents plant performance including daily flow and chemical usage.

  • Responds to call outs and after hours emergencies to repair treatment equipment, pumps, motors, sensing devices, instrumentation and electrical support.

  • Ensures facilities are secure. Cleans and maintains treatment plant grounds when necessary.

  • Trains employees on proper plant operations, repair and installation techniques, SOPs and safe work practices.

  • Provides customer service functions when necessary.

  • Communicates with client and customers related to routine technical aspects of operations.

  • May coordinate maintenance activities at the treatment facility.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Willing to work all shifts, including: weekends, holidays, evening and 24-hour emergency on call.


Education/Experience : High School Diploma or GED and 4 years water/wastewater experience.

Licenses/Certifications : Valid Driver’s License (CDL preferred). Water/Wastewater Operator’s License specific to state and site specific requirements. Other licenses may vary according to specific site and assignments.

Technical : Ability to follow manual & operating instructions. Advanced knowledge of water/wastewater. Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office applications & internet.

Communication : Communicates clearly & professionally. Contributes to a positive internal & external customer experience. Maintains composure in challenging situations. Collaborates with others. Asks for constructive feedback. Communicates detailed information.

Problem Solving & Quality : Pays attention to detail. Identifies & solves complex issues. Escalates issues accordingly; Checks work for quality. Shares suggestions to improve quality & productivity. Identifies, solves complex issues.

Managing For Results : Works independently with minimal supervision. Takes projects to completion. Follows all company policies & SOPs. Manages multiple tasks, projects & priorities. Demonstrates flexibility in workflow & scheduling.

Leadership & Initiative : Demonstrates a positive attitude. Acts in accordance with company vision, mission & values. Takes accountability for own performance. Willing to take on additional assignments. Seeks out opportunities for leadership & development. Trains others. Takes charge in absence of supervisor.


Must be able to: frequently lift 50-60 pounds; load, unload & move large equipment/tools; access confined spaces; continuously walk and climb stairs and ladders.

Job ID 2018-3184

Type Regular Full-Time

Location(s) US-TX-Houston

Posted Date 6/21/2018

Category Operations