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Wastewater Treatment Operator II

Goodyear, AZ, US, 85395

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team. At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


Join our dynamic team as a Senior Wastewater Treatment Operator, where you'll play a vital role in maintaining and optimizing water treatment facilities. Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, you'll conduct essential technical and mechanical tasks, ensuring the efficient operation and maintenance of treatment and conveyance facilities. Your responsibilities will extend to daily operations, training initiatives, and maintaining a strong focus on safety and regulatory compliance. Embark on a fulfilling career with us, contributing to the sustainability and efficiency of our wastewater treatment operations.


  • Collaborate with the operations team to execute daily tasks, including operation, maintenance, and repairs, while adhering to standard operating procedures
  • Provide training to Operators on equipment, instruments, microbiology, plant process control, and safety equipment operations
  • Engage in administrative duties, writing plant directives, recommending process improvements, and exploring new treatment technologies
  • Deliver exceptional customer service by fostering open communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Adhere to industry safety standards, policies, and procedures, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Execute routine and emergency operational, maintenance, construction, and repair functions, prioritizing tasks in the field
  • Conduct daily inspections of wastewater treatment facilities, aquifer recharge facilities, and related equipment
  • Respond to operational emergencies as required, potentially involving on-call and shift work
  • Provide technical and physical assistance to operations personnel, contractors, and developers
  • Assist customers with water-related concerns, ensuring quality, delivery, and addressing odors and vector control
  • Coordinate all work efforts within the framework of company safety policies and OSHA regulations
  • Offer direction to peers and subordinates in routine day-to-day work activities
  • Perform other responsibilities as requested by leadership

Education and Experience

  • 3+ years' experience in plumbing, well operation, distribution, collection water, and/or wastewater treatment
  • Minimum 12 months experience as a field Operator II or equivalent
  • ADEQ Grade 2 Operator License in Wastewater Treatment, with the ability to obtain a Grade 3 within 6 months required
  • Specialized knowledge of wells, pumps, motors, chlorine generators, plumbing principles, and utility improvements
  • Valid driver's license, and CDL may be required
  • Ability to read maps, manuals, blueprints, and perform general math calculations
  • Strong written communication skills for documenting daily records and reports
  • Ability to provide occasional direction to co-workers in the absence of Senior Operator or Supervisor
  • Analytical judgment and decision-making abilities in varied work situations

What We Offer:

As a valued member of our team, you will enjoy competitive pay that reflects your skills and experience. You will also have access to a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage & a 401K plan with a 5% match, effective day one
  • Annual bonus and merit increase eligibility
  • Company sponsored pension program, life insurance, and short-term & long-term disability
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program 
  • Free Employee Assistance Program & Headspace account
  • 3 weeks of vacation, 5 sick days, 12 paid company holidays, & 3 paid volunteer days 
  • Tuition reimbursement, professional development opportunities, & reimbursement for certification costs
  • Reward & recognition programs, service awards, a great company culture, and a collaborative & flexible work environment


Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally. For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.


Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction. With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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