Industrial Tech-In-Training-Turlock, CA

Recruiter
Location
Turlock, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Jan 2017
Ref
1600044T_4
Sector
Engineering
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This position is an operations crew member assigned to a 12-hour shift schedule for medium sized Zero Liquid Discharge Water and Waste Water processing plants. Primary responsibility is to learn about and assure safe and efficient operation by responding to changing conditions in a timely and predictable manner, while supporting the company's policies, procedures and objectives

Turlock Irrigation District invested in a zero liquid discharge, reverse osmosis (RO) water treatment system at its power plant in Turlock, California. The facility treats process water from the cooling tower and supplies demineralized water to the steam generators. The water balance is crucial to proper operation of the power
plant. The District needed a skilled operations and maintenance (O&M) partner to operate and maintain the new system. We are looking for an Industrial Technician in Training to perform the following duties and responsibilities.
Summary:
• This position is an operations crew member assigned to a 12-hour shift schedule for medium sized Zero Liquid Discharge Water and Waste Water processing plants. Primary responsibility is to learn about and assure safe and efficient operation by responding to changing conditions in a timely and predictable manner, while supporting the company's policies, procedures and objectives.
Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Read meters and gauges, conduct tests and record data.
• Regenerate and rinse softener systems, assist and/or perform cleaning of Microfiltration and RO membrane systems.
• Draws samples of product from tanks or sumps for laboratory testing.
• Report unit operating conditions to lead technicians or control room supervisor and monitors trends to assess plant process optimization.
• Make adjustments for evaporator vessel and heat exchanger cleaning, belt press controls and limit waste production using efficient plant processes.
• Turn valves and switches as to regulate temperature, pressure, pH, and flow rates, regulate equipment, such as compressors and blowers. Gauge product in tanks and operate pumps and agitators to mix polymer.
• Patrol area and inspect equipment to detect malfunction and leakage, report findings, and assist maintenance staff (estimated max 20% of day shift only) in performing routine and non-routine maintenance and repairs.
• Learn and maintain an overall understanding of all systems and upgrades in order to train others, and perform optimization.
• Learn and maintain a constant awareness of new or different procedures or techniques for improving operations or assist to implement new procedures.
• Learn, assist, and maintain control room and plant housekeeping and provide cleaning assistance to others.
• Observe and monitor chemical offloading and perform drum change-outs of drum or small volume chemicals.
• Utilize All Terrain Lift to move sludge dumpsters, unload and load materials, dump trash dumpsters, provide assistance with outage maintenance activities.
• Show initiative to work as a team with others as required and have ability to work alone.
• Support and comply with all environmental health and safety programs and policies.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
• Ability to read blueprints, schematics, mechanical and electrical diagrams and drawings
• Knowledge of basic water treatment and filtration processes
• Familiarity with general industrial equipment operations and maintenance of motors and pumps
• Ability to operate all terrain lift and/or forklift in safe manner
• Basic mechanical experience or aptitude to learn
• Basic Electrical and Pneumatic experience¬†
• Basic Chemical Hygiene, laboratory skills, or HAZCOM experience preferred
• Proficiency with basic computer software preferred (MS Office, email, internet applications)
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work and communicate independently and with team
• Ability to write detailed technical entries and good verbal communication skills
• Valid driver's license required

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
• PC/PLC experience preferred

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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CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Location CH2M, TurlockTurlock, CA US
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