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Chemical Water Treatment Plant Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$42,341 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemical Water Treatment Plant Operator is $42,341 a year and $20 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Chemical Water Treatment Plant Operator is between $31,315 and $51,518. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates water plant equipment that scrubs and purifies gases from smelting furnaces.
  • Starts pumps and fans in scrubber towers and turns valves to regulate flow of water through nozzles.
  • Pulls lever to open car bottom to unload lime from hopper cars into storage tanks.
  • Knocks on bottom of hopper with pry bar or uses portable vibrator to loosen lime remaining in car.
  • Dumps specified number of sacks of sulfate, hydroxide, and fluoride into mixer machines.
  • Starts conveyors to transport mixed chemicals and lime to reactor tanks that make reagent solution.
  • Observes control panel, records readings, and calculates solution temperatures, scrubber fan loads, and flow of treatment solutions, using charts and graphs.
  • Changes basket screens in reactor tanks, using chain hoist, and cleans screens with water or steam.
  • Collects samples of treatment solutions and sludge for laboratory analysis.
  • Measures acidity or alkalinity of clarifier overflow to determine efficiency of impurity recovery, using pH meter.
Chemical Water Treatment Plant Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 117,450

Estimated population of Chemical Water Treatment Plant Operator jobs: 213

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Chemical Water Treatment Plant Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Operator - Industrial Water Treatment System
Mar 20
Sylacauga, AL, USA
ProChem, Inc.
Comfortable working around chemistry/chemicals (for water treatment) * Effective teamwork and ... Our number one operating priority is to protect people and the environment. The ProChem team ...
Heavy Equipment Operator - quarry
Mar 8
Allsboro, AL, USA
Blue Water Industries, LLC
Heavy Equipment Operator Blue Water Industries, a growing aggregate producer, is currently seeking ... the plant on a daily basis · Must be able to climb a 10 foot vertical ladder. · Must be able to ...
Operations Technician I
Mar 12
Saraland, AL, USA
Maintain plant spares inventory and raise gaps to management attention. * Follow work instructions ... Understand the cooling water treatment chemistry and perform water treatment tasks. Administrative ...
Heavy Equipment Operator
Mar 1
Montgomery, AL, USA
Joe Mims Construction, LLC
... storm, water, and sanitary sewer), dress grade for landscaping, and other grading and utility ... We are not seeking to hire forklift operators, warehouse equipment operators, chemical plant ...
Mar 4
Montgomery, AL, USA
... fair treatment of all employees, customers and vendors. * Maintain professional and technical ... Develops and monitors operating budgets and approves expenditures for supplies, materials, and ...
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