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Production - Operator 2
Title:Production - Operator 2
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Operations & Maintenance
Location:Downey, CA
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:90241


Salary Range: $55,000 - $81,000 annually depending on skills and experience.

In addition to salary, Liberty Utilities offers an incentive plan based on company and individual performance.


Liberty Utilities offers a comprehensive benefits plan including health, vision, and dental benefits as well as AD&D, basic life insurance, and short term and long term disability.


Liberty proudly offers a 401(k) plan with a 4% match along with a Cash Balance Pension Plan. Employees are also eligible for an employee share purchase plan that allows for the purchase of company stock with a company contribution.




Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled technical duties in the operation and maintenance of domestic and/or recycled water production equipment, water treatment facilities, and storage reservoirs. Completes assigned production tasks with direct supervision or instruction. Oversees some of the production contracted work and any other duties or projects that may be assigned. Ability to fill in for an Operations III for Production needs under the discretion of a supervisor.



This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent.

  • Reports and communicates to his or her supervisor on matters regarding the condition and maintenance needs of production facilities, daily activities, needed repairs, hazards, challenges, etc

  • Maintains production facilities and keeps records of all completed maintenance

  • Provides SCADA after-hours standby duty

  • Utilizes computer skills to enter data, maintain records and prepare reports electronically

  • Schedules daily activities

  • Inputs weekly time cards

  • Maintains documents, safety procedures, and records

  • Must maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. This includes, but is not limited to, those to whom the position reports to, supervisors, coworkers, public, vendor, contractors, etc

  • Be able to exercise independent judgment, discretion, professionalism, and tact in all areas of work including matters of a sensitive and/or confidential manner

  • Able to follow Company rules, procedures, and directions from a supervisor

  • Must be able to exercise good judgment, be self-motivated, be organized, and be able to manage multiple projects and tasks

  • Be able to work independently and function in a team environment

  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, overtime, and standby duty as required

  • Must possess a valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record and be able to travel occasionally

  • Complete required paperwork on a daily basis

  • Investigates water quality problems in the distribution system

  • Acts promptly in emergency situations

  • Operates various hand and power tools and mechanical equipment

  • Assists in setting up work area traffic controls

  • Works weekends, holidays, overtime, and standby duty when required

  • Drives Company vehicles and helps maintain the cleanliness by keeping the vehicles organized, washed

  • Complies with all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Maintains safe working conditions. Reports all unsafe activities to supervisor, EHS Manager, and/or Human Resources

  • Performs various other duties as may be assigned by the Production Supervisor, or in his or her absence, the Operations Manager



  • Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.

  • Must have a minimum of a Grade 2 Water Distribution Certificate and T2 Treatment issued by the SWRCB DDW or be able to obtain it within 18 months of hire date.

  • Must have knowledge and experience in the operation and maintenance of well pumps and motors (electric and natural gas); SCADA system; Cla-Val valves; chlorination equipment; water treatment equipment; reservoir operation and maintenance; and some basic electrical maintenance

  • Be able to start-up, shutdown, and safely operate water production equipment

  • Have effective verbal and written skills to communicate in English with internal and external customers under normal and adverse conditions

  • Required to have knowledge and experience with communication devices and basic skills in PC Windows operations, word processing, spreadsheets, and database software. Experience with Microsoft programs is preferred

  • Must have a high degree of accuracy

  • Must maintain a professional appearance as a front-line representative of the Company



  • Vision and hearing correctable to enable understanding of instructions and performance of job duties

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in English, both orally and in writing

  • Sufficient physical dexterity to walk, drive, lift, carry, stoop, bend, push, pull, and climb stairs/ladders

  • Ability to handle (lift, carry, operate, etc.) materials and equipment necessary for the job*

  • Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions

  • Wear a full or partial respirator to enter and work in confined spaces (this requires a clean-shaven face except mustaches)

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