Jacobs Wastewater Operator - Vancouver, WA in Vancouver, Washington
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At Jacobs, we challenge what’s 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.
As an Operator, you’ll join a collaborative team ensuring that our clients can deliver their services – uninterrupted. Based in Vancouver, WA, you’ll have the opportunity to perform a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant including maintenance of equipment and quality control testing, report compilation, recordkeeping, and adhere to compliance with policies and procedures. You’ll contribute to the success of our program with efficient preventive maintenance and effective solutions to complex challenges that may arise in municipal facilities. You’ll diagnose operating problems, monitor and control adjustments and determine proper rates in the treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/wastewater, sludge, and effluent. You’ll also collect samples, maintain shift logs and perform other duties as required. Most importantly, you’ll take action to ensure the safety, health and well-being of you and your team.
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:
Certification at a level required by the State in which the project is located
High school diploma or GED
At least four (4) years of experience in operating water/wastewater treatment plants
Advanced understanding of computer software including Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to enter data into a maintenance management system
A valid driver’s license
Ideally, You’ll Also Have:
Basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water/wastewater treatment plant opera¬tions; operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; prin¬ciples and methods of bacteriological and chemical sewage analyses; effects and problems of industrial waste in water/wastewater treat¬ment processes; safe work practices; able to test for a level 3 operations certificate within 6 months from date of hire is desirable.
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
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.
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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.