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Jacobs Wastewater Operator II - Clovis, CA (**$1,000 Bonus for Certifications**) in Clovis, California

Your Impact:

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.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

At Jacobs, we challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. Through the delivery of our operations and maintenance services, you’ll make it simpler and more seamless for our municipal clients to operate safely and efficiently, empowering communities to focus on what matters most to them – people.

The Operator II is a journeyman level shift operator and requires the CA Wastewater Grade 3 certification. The Operator II performs and/or assists with organization of the operation and maintenance of the treatment facility.

Based in Clovis, California, you’ll perform a variety of tasks in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. As an Operator II, you'll work independently with minimal supervision and reports to the Project Manager and Chief Plant Operator. Operator II works 8-10 hour shift schedules (overtime included). Shifts range and rotate nights, days, holidays, and weekends. Duties include diagnosing operating problems. Directs and performs necessary corrective action during work shift. Reads gauges and meters, starts, and stops equipment, operates valves to route and control flow, makes process control adjustments, determines, and sets proper chemical dosage and flow rates, operates PLCs and SCADA systems. Complies and reports non-compliance with project policies and procedures. Prepares required reports and maintains complete record keeping procedures. Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses plant influent, plant process and plant effluent. Makes entries in plant logs. Conducts meetings and training sessions pertaining to safety, process control, etc. Makes operating decisions in the absence of supervisory personnel. Maintains discipline and ensures proper procedures are followed. Assists in the interviewing of prospective employees. Gives instructions and assignments to plant operators. Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted during work. Performs other duties as required.

$1,000 bonus for applicants who have Advanced Water Treatment (AWT III-V) certificates or able to get their certificate within 3 months of their hire date

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • California – State Water Resources Control Board, Wastewater Treatment Operator Grade 3 * High school diploma or GED * Possess a valid driver’s license * Basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water treatment plant operations * Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, data management systems and be able to operate plant PLC’s and SCADA systems Ideally, You'll Also Have: * $1000 bonus for applicants who have Advanced Water Treatment (AWT III-V) certificates or able to get their certificate within 3 months of their hire date Working Conditions & Physical Requirements: Safety is a core value at Jacobs. We are committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all employees. This position will spend a substantial amount of time performing safety sensitive labor or services. Due to the nature of the job passing a Fitness for Duty testing is required to ensure candidates for this position are physically and functionally fit to perform the essential physical work functions of this safety sensitive position without posing a direct threat to the health or safety of themselves or others. The physical and environmental demands required to perform the essential duties of this position include standing, walking, sitting, coordination, balance and agility demands, which may include the ability to stoop, kneel, squat, grasp, reach, perform repetitive hand movements. Additional demands may involve a specific level of dexterity, grip strength, climbing and cardiorespiratory demands. The work areas may be indoor, outdoor, have loud noise, active machinery, high pressure fluid systems, electrical equipment, confined spaces, heights and depths, fumes, air borne particles, noxious gases, and chemicals. The use of appropriate safety equipment will be mandatory in these areas to prevent hazardous contact. Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, and if eligible, a deferred compensation plan, and Executive Deferral Plan. We have a Paid Time Off (PTO), seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase discounted company stock and have the opportunity to receive a discretionary performance bonus. The base salary range for this position is $66,560 - $81,120. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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