Jacobs Environmental Water Operator in Goodyear, Arizona
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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.
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Welcome to an exciting opportunity to be a part of our Jacobs team. We are searching for a variety of levels of experienced operators to join our team on a new Water Surface Treatment plant located in Goodyear, AZ.
Performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant including maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and day-to-day activities on an assigned shift. The water treatment facility will be operated and fully staffed 24 hours 7 days per week. This position typically holds a 1, 2, 3 or 4 water certification level.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Operates treatment facilities to control flow and process
Monitors gauges, meters, and control panels
Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings
Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control
Starts and stops pump, engines, and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes
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
Makes operating decisions in absence of supervisory personnel
Understands and carries out oral and written directions
Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted during work
Knowledge of distribution system tools and equipment
Able to perform preventative maintenance and repairs
Understanding of various software tools to track process data and maintenance activities
Performs other duties as required
Flexibility to work on various shifts as scheduled
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Arizona Water Certification 1 thru 4 (salary based on certification)
Possess a valid driver’s license
Ideally, you'll also have
High school diploma or GED
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
Minimum 2 years of experience in operating water treatment systems
Certification at a level required by the State in which the project is located
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
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