Certified Wastewater Operator I.- Rio Rancho

Recruiter
Location
Rio Rancho
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Oct 2016
Closes
10 Nov 2016
Sector
Engineering
Category
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Operator will perform a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant including maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and day-to-day activities on an assigned shift at our client site in Rio Rancho, NM.


The Certified Wastewater Operator I will perform a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant including maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and day-to-day activities on an assigned shift at our client site in Rio Rancho, NM.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Performs any combinations of tasks pertinent to con¬trolling operations of the water treatment plant
• Operates, performs minor repairs, and maintains the wastewater treatment plant facility, and diagnoses operating problems and performs necessary corrective action
• Operates pumps, engines, and generators to control and adjust flow and processing of wastewater, sludge, and effluent
• Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
• Observes variations in operating conditions and inter¬prets meter and gauge readings and test results to determine process or flow adjustment requirements
• Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control
• Maintains shift log and records meter and gauge read¬ings as required
• Takes samples and performs laboratory tests and analyses
• Performs routine mainte¬nance functions and custodial duties
• Works safely and adheres to established safety procedures
• Follows written and oral instructions
• Ability to carry and respond to pages as requested by management
• Ability and willingness to work on-call shifts, as requested, including being fit and able to respond to call-ins in a timely manner
• Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
• High school diploma or GED
• Possess a valid driver’s license – State of New Mexico
• New Mexico Level III certification in Wastewater
• A minimum of two years’ experience in operating water and/or wastewater treatment plants


Preferred Qualifications
• Possess a valid Class A or Class B CDL
• Four years’ experience in operating water and/or wastewater treatment plants

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of water treatment plant operations; operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; principles and methods of arsenic removal and analyses; effects and problems of industrial waste in water treatment processes; safe work practices
• Able to enter data into computer spreadsheets and data management systems
• General knowledge of computer operations



At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let’s get to work.

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