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Waste Water/Water Systems Manager

Location: Geyserville, California

Job Summary: Must have a State level 3 certification in waste water. Maintain various records pertaining to the waste plant operations and assures that the operations of the MBR (Membrane Bio Reactor) sewer plant comply with local, state, and federal occupational health and safety, and wastewater regulations. Also maintains production waste water ponds and fresh water systems. Overseers and directs State Certified Water Distribution maintenance staff. 


Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Safety Statement: All employees shall follow safe practices according to the injury and illness Prevention Policy (IIPP), render every possible aid to safe operations, and report all unsafe conditions or practices immediately to any management employee or People Operations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Skilled operation and maintenance duties on the fresh water, production plant wastewater collection systems and the sanitary waste water plant (MBR). Duties are varied and require data collection and assimilation for process control decisions and control.
  • Performs daily routine work such as hosing, washing, and scrubbing of tank walls, inlets, screens, flumes, baffles, channels, floors, walls, pumps, or other related equipment relative to the wastewater plant.
  • Records daily operational information regarding, equipment run time, DO meter readings, totalizers readings, lab analysis data and other information as required. Interprets information for proper operation of the treatment plant.
  • Obtain samples according to established procedures, performs laboratory analysis and provides data required for chemical additions to maintain correct PH, O2 and bacteria levels.
  • Maintains daily operation and maintenance records, notes equipment performance, chemical and supply consumption. Takes remedial action as necessary in the event of malfunction or failure of any treatment system equipment.
  • Operates and maintains mechanical and electrical equipment, calibrates meters. Inspects and maintains collection and treatment system equipment. Adjusts process control sequences on computer-controlled programs.
  • Irrigation filtration system and drip field monitoring.
  • Operates and maintains the wastewater tools and vehicles in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Assist in performing other duties at the waste plant as required, fence repair, weed control, aerator PM’s/repair, etc.
  • Manage, write and submit daily, monthly and quarterly report to meet state and county requirements for the water treatment system.
  • Site inspections and necessary documentation for State storm water reporting.

 Sanitary Systems Operations:

  • Plans, performs, directs, supervises and reviews the operations and maintenance of the sewer treatment system daily as the “Chief Plant Operator”.
  • Assures that the operations of the sewer plant comply with local, state, and federal occupational health and safety, and wastewater regulations.
  • Conducts bacteriological and chemical tests required by state and federal regulations.
  • Keeps Facilities Manager updated on the plants operation.
  • Adds proper chemical dosages to treat, disinfect, deodorize, and clarify wastewater.
  • Operates wastewater treatment plant.
  • Available for 24/7 on call duty.
  • Performs other duties as directed from the Facilities Manager.
  • Data collection and input.
  • Data/Information collection and logging.
  • Performs other duties as directed.
  • Asses varied skill levels and qualifications for each resource to help in planning and scheduling work.


Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A.


Job Requirements



  • State level 3 Waste Water Certification
  • State level 1 Water Treatment Certification
  • 2+ years’ experience working with enterprise software and an understanding of standard work process.
  • 2+ years’ experience using Word, Excel, and Power Point, etc.
  • 2+ years of maintenance/wastewater experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

  • Must be self-driven, organized and be able to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail oriented
  • Experienced user Word, Excel, and Power Point, etc.

Other:  N/A


Physical Demands:

N (Not Applicable)-Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)-Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0-2.5 + hrs/day)

F (Frequently)-Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5-5.5 + hrs/day)

C (Constantly)-Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5 + hrs/day)


Stand-F, Walk-O, Sit-C, Handling/Fingering-C, Reaching Outward-F, Reaching Above Shoulder-O, Climb-O, Crawl-O, Squat or Kneel-O, Bend-O, Working at the Computer-F






Other Physical Requirements

10 lbs or Less



12 lbs or Less



Vision (Near, Distance)

11 lbs to 20 lbs



13 lbs to 25 lbs



Sense of Sound (i.e. Machinery/Tractor Sounds)

21 lbs to 50 lbs



26 lbs to 40 lbs



Sense of Touch

51 lbs to 100 lbs



41 lbs to 100 lbs



Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (steel toe boots, safety glasses)


Over 100 lbs



Over 100 lbs




Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

About The Family Coppola

The Family Coppola encompasses all of the things Francis loves most—cinema, wine, food, resorts and adventure—and embraces quality, authenticity and pleasure as a backbone to each of these vibrant business endeavors.

Our people are driven by the cultural values of respect, integrity, innovation, passion, teamwork, and embracing change. Our employees love working here for our sense of “family” community. We’ve been recognized as one of The Best Places to Work in the North Bay multiple years in a row.

Posted: September 26, 2019

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