Jacobs Water Treatment Operator in Training in Bogart, Georgia
Water Treatment Operator in Training
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Jacobs Engineering Group is seeking Water Treatment Plant Operator in Training for an existing facility in Jackson County, GA (10 miles NW of Athens, GA). Water Treatment Operator in Training will participate in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment facility under supervision. The facilities utilize conventional flocculation, sedimentation and filtration treatment trains to achieve water quality objectives.
Operation of surface water treatment facility employing conventional flocculation, sedimentation and filtration technologies
Operate surface water plant in accordance with GA DNR EPD regulations
Responsible for the safe, compliant, and economic operation of systems in the Water utility area
Responsible for decisive and timely action in response to production, utilities and environmental upsets
Ability to effectively communicate with the sites integrated areas
Ability to troubleshoot system problems and make necessary corrective action steps during the shift and maintain process and system operation with minimal supervision
Perform Preventative Maintenance
Use SCADA system to monitor and control plant operation and distribution
Inspect / Calibrate water quality (utilizing instrumentation, turbidimeters, pH, particle counters etc.)
Operate and troubleshoot systems to ensure proper amount of chemical treatments and compliance with regulatory regulations.
Collect samples and perform routine and special request laboratory tests and analysis
Monitor system gauges and meters, start and stop equipment, operate valves to route and control flows, determine and set proper chemical dosage and flow rates.
Monitor Operations of surface water intake and raw water pump equipment, and solids facilities
Maintain and complete daily log books, bench test sheets and maintenance records
Perform routine housekeeping and site maintenance
Work in both hot and cold environments, inside and outdoors
Ability to move throughout the entire plant site & operating areas including climbing ladders and stairs, to access elevated sources for inspection and operational purposes
Assist with job safety analysis / safe work permitting and bench top analysis as needed
Ability to work effectively within a team environment with internal and external personnel & regulatory agencies.
Essential Functions: Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.
High School Graduate or equivalency with course work in Chemistry, or any equivalent combination of experience and training
Previous experience in a public water treatment facility is preferred
Must be able to obtain a GA operator’s license for water treatment within 6 months of hire; Water Treatment Class “I” or “II” (Class I preferred but not required).
Willing to work any shift requested by supervisor (12-hour, 2-shift per day)
Skills to perform equipment checks, maintenance and calibration
Ability to read, write and perform basic math calculations
Computer experience in Excel, Word & other software
Understanding of the procedure to clean and maintain conventional filter systems
Knowledge of the storage and feed characteristics of water treatment chemicals
Able to perform sampling requirements
Knowledge of disinfection dose and checks
Experience with log book entries and related record keeping
General understanding of SCADA layout and controls
Experience working independently with functional guidance rather than direct assignments
Experience with Job Safety Analysis
Valid Driver’s License
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Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.
Primary Location United States-Georgia-Bogart
Req ID: BIA0000Q4