Sample Job Description for Water Treatment Specialist

Following is a sample job description template for the position of Water Treatment Specialist.

Job Title: Water Treatment Specialist

Location of the Job: Tempe, AZ 85287

Years of Experience: 2 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

Facilities Development and Management, Central Plant, seeks a Water Treatment Maintenance Specialist.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicates verbally and in writing.​
  • lifts/​carries up to 75 pounds; drives University vehicles/​trucks and/​or electric carts.​
  • inventories and stores chemical products;
  • operates and maintains reverse osmosis units to purify and treat water used in research laboratories;
  • maintains records and databases utilizing MS Word and Excel for all water tests;
  • repairs and maintains pumps, meters, hoses, filters, plumbing parts, chemical distribution systems and related equipment;
  • inspects, disassembles and repairs damaged or malfunctioning control devices for water distribution systems;
  • replaces defective parts or installs new control devices to maintain quality of water treatment;
  • Tests and analyzes water samples to maintain proper chemical levels in boilers, cooling towers and chill water systems.

Position Requirements:

  • Knowledge of: Lab safety procedures; MS Word and Excel; Customer service skills.​ Effective verbal and written communication skills.​
  • maintaining records/​databases; operation of forklift.​
  • Two years experience in conducting analysis and testing of water samples
  • operation of reverse osmosis unit;
  • Demonstrated experience in: making appropriate changes to chemical feed rates from results of tests to maintain high quality water for boilers, towers and chill water systems.