Jacobs Operator-in-Training in Allentown, Pennsylvania
Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.
You'll impact the world around you by helping us solve real-life challenges. YOU are the future of our company. We’ll rely on you to provide support to our teams on critical projects while fostering a culture of continuous learning and inclusion as you bring fresh ideas to the table. You’ll perform a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of an advanced wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift. This position typically holds or is working towards a first level wastewater treatment certification.
Learns and gains skills involving the maintenance of equipment and servicing work in the plant
Operates treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/wastewater, sludge, and effluent
Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control, starts and stops pumps, engines and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes
Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
Observes and reports abnormalities to supervisor
Maintains shift log and records meter and gauge readings
Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses
Performs routine maintenance functions and custodial duties
Understands and carries out oral and written directions
Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work
Performs other duties as required
Here’s what you’ll need:
High school diploma or GED
Possess a valid driver’s license
Ideally, you’ll also have:
- Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools employed in the general operations of engines, pumps, and related equipment; general maintenance work; safe work practices; basic biological and chemical principles
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
The work area can involve a working environment indoors as well as outdoors, which could cause exposure to outdoor elements; proper environmental attire will be required. Some areas can have loud noise, active machinery, high pressure fluid systems, electrical equipment, confined spaces, heights and depths, fumes, air borne particles, noxious gases, pathogens and various chemicals. The use of appropriate safety equipment will be mandatory in these areas to prevent hazardous contact. Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, twist and bend at the waist, turn, kneel, squat, raise arms above shoulder height, grasp, reach, perform repetitive hand movements and fine coordination to work on equipment, have vision sufficient to service equipment, have hearing in the normal range with or without correction. In an 8-hour shift must be able to transport self across the facility, ascend and descend stair steps, lift objects up to 50 pounds from floor level to waist height, push a push-type mower; wear and use appropriate safety equipment.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.
Job Operations & Maintenance
Primary Location United States-Pennsylvania-Allentown-US PA Allentown - Industrial Blvd
Job Type Graduate Job
Req ID: BI 000AV3