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Jacobs Licensed Water Operator II in Prescott Valley, Arizona

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.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we don’t settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference. 

Jacobs is seeking a Licensed Lead Water Operator to join our collaborative team in Arizona. As the Lead Operator you’ll work with project staff to oversee the operations, compliance reporting, maintenance of equipment and quality control testing. Partnering with other team members and our client you’ll apply knowledge of the principles, methods and tools employed in the general operation of pumps, valves, motors and related equipment, water process control, permit compliance, and safe work practices. You’ll also have the opportunity to: monitor, record and operate the 13 small water systems; diagnose operating problems and direct effective correction procedures; prepare required reports and maintain complete recordkeeping procedures; analyze recording instrument readings and laboratory test results and adjust various plant processes accordingly; perform plant inspections to determine efficiency of operations, cleanliness, and maintenance activities including remedial action in emergencies; supervise, evaluate and train employees and perform other duties as required.

Bring your team-focus, adaptability, and commitment to excellence, and we’ll help you grow what drives you – and deliver the world’s most challenging Operations Management projects, together.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Arizona Water Treatment Level 1 Certification and ability to obtain a level 3 within 1 year.

  • Arizona Water Distribution Level 2 Certification ability to obtain a level 3 within 1 year.

  • Three years of progressive experience in water treatment and distribution of well systems

  • Be self-motivated with the ability to work or support any of the 13 small groundwater water treatment and distributions in Arizona

  • Able to travel up to 50%

  • Valid State Driver’s License with no major infractions

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Knowledge and experience in the principles and practices of water treatment and distribution operations; general maintenance; effects and safe work practices.

  • Fundamentals of preparing and executing budgets

  • Experience in compliance monitoring and reporting

  • Proficiency or knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, data management systems

  • Experience in utilizing CMMS Programs for preventive and corrective maintenance.

  • Demonstrated ability to engage and motivate teams and to respond to emergency situations

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 (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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 $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.