Management & Training Corporation Maintenance Specialist Water and Waste Water Treatment in Chaparral, New Mexico

Maintenance Specialist Water and Waste Water Treatment


Chaparral, New MexicoReqID: 23005

Otero County Prison Facility, operated and managed by MTC, is committed to serve and protect the people of New Mexico and Texas. The facility provides a structured program intended to encourage and establish a foundation for detainee reintegration into society. The Otero County Prison Facility encourages employee success by offering opportunities for continuing education and promotions from within.


Position Summary:

Reports to the supervisor, maintenance. Responsible for duties involving water treatment equipment in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC), Otero County, and United States Marshals Services (USMS) directives.

Essential Functions:

  • Controls treatment plant machines and equipment for land application.

  • Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate flow of raw water into treating plant.

  • Dumps specified amounts of chemicals, such as chlorine, ammonia, and lime into water or adjusts automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into tanks and clarify water. Starts agitators to mix chemicals and allows impurities to settle to bottom of tank.

  • Turns valves to regulate water through filter beds to remove impurities. Pumps treated water to the water fields.

  • Monitors panel board and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates, loss of head pressure and water elevation, and distribution of water. Cleans tanks and filter beds, using back washing (revers flow of water).

  • Repairs and lubricates machines and equipment, using hand tools and power tools.

  • Test water samples to determine acidity, color and impurities, using colorimeter, and conductivity meter.

  • Adds chemicals such as alum into tanks to coagulate impurities and to reduce acidity.

  • Records data, such as residual content of chemicals, water turbidity, and water pressure.

  • Responsible for reporting necessary readings and monitoring to NMED.

  • Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.

  • Maintain accountability of staff, students and property; adhere to safety practices.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent, technical training and general knowledge of repair/maintenance of water treatment plant and waste water plant, plus three (3) years related experience required and 50 training credit hours or the equivalent as outlined in the State of New Mexico Utility Operator Certification Manual 20.4.4 NMAC dated 014-26-2001 amended 10/17/2001. Valid driver’s license in the State of Texas or New Mexico with an acceptable driving record required unless waived by management.

Post Hire Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran