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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

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.


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.


  • 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 digital literacy to enter data, maintain records and prepare reports electronically
  • Schedules daily activities and 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
  • Exercises independent judgment, discretion, integrity, 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 self-motivated, organized, and able to balance multiple projects and tasks.
  • Work independently and function in a team environment
  • Complete required daily paperwork
  • 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
  • Follows 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 assigned by the Production Supervisor, or in his or her absence, the Operations Manager

Education & Experience

  • Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • 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 with 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
  • Possess a valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record and travel occasionally
  • Experience with start-up, shutdown, and safe operation of water production equipment
  • Have effective verbal and written skills to communicate in English with internal and external customers under normal and adverse conditions
  • Required experience with and utilize 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


The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

Company paid Pension

401K Plan with employer match

Share purchase/match plan
Generous time off program

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Free refreshments
Top Talent Program
Volunteer paid days off
Employee Assistance Program
Achievement fund

We are passionate about 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 employee to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.

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