Overview / Responsibilities Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking an Treatment Plant Operator with knowledge and experience operating Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants for a large Municipal Utility and Power agency. Work will be performed at a remote location in northern Sierra Nevada in California. The operator(s) must possess a Class 2 Wastewater Operator and a Class 2 Water Operator permit as issued by the State of California. The operator(s) must also pass an SFPUC Background Check.Key Responsibilities •Operate a Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant in accordance with the State Laws of California•Ability to make good observations and record them carefully•Performs more complex collection of field and/or laboratory data•Performs more complex laboratory tests•Writes routine field reports with minimal supervision; contributes to writing complex reports•At the direction of the project manager or senior professional, interacts with clients and subcontractors•Prepares more non-routine and/or complex calibrations of field and/or laboratory equipment, either in field, laboratory or office•Prepares work order for repairs and requisitions for replacement of equipment•Responsible for meeting assigned task deadlines•Informs immediate supervisor or Project Manager about problems encountered during work assignments•Observes and documents routine construction operations and writes daily reports•Understands, applies and oversees safety requirements in the field•Must possess and keep in compliance with a Class 2 Water and a Class 2 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate for the State of California•Must be able to pass a background check performed by SFPUC•Assists in other non-technical projects as appropriate•Assists and observe contractor work on construction projects and interact with clients and contractor or subcontractor representatives accordingly•May coordinate/direct the work of Field Technicians•May assist in training personnel on use of field equipment or collection of field and/or laboratory data
Skills / Qualifications •Bachelor's degree or combination of technical education, PDH's, licensure, and certification and a minimum of 7 years of industry experience•Expert knowledge and understanding of project scope and focus•Ability to set up, calibrate and maintain all laboratory and test equipment in an effective and safe manner•Responsible to direct others in procedural matters and in execution of the work orders•Attention to detail•Ability to work independently with little to no supervision•Demonstrated Leadership, ability to interact with Clients, and interpersonal skillsPhysical Job Requirements •Ability to stoop, kneel, climb and lift up to 50 pounds•Ability to drive large pick-up truck; ability to drive a trailer helpful•Ability to use hands to operate field equipment•Close, distance, and peripheral vision; normal auditory function•Must complete employment physical demonstrating ability to meet job requirements, including the ability to wear a respirator, as required•Completion of annual or bi-annual employment physical, as required License / Certification Requirements •Must possess and keep in compliance with a Class 2 Water and a Class 2 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate for the State of California•Must be able to pass a background check performed by SFPUC•Must pass Health and Safety Training and Defensive Driving Courses upon hireMachines, Tools and/or Equipment Used •Field tools and equipment•Pickup truck and/or other motor vehicle(s); some locations require individual to have their own vehicle•On occasion, office equipment such as photocopy machine and fax machine•Personal computer and desk top software (e.g., MSOffice)Work Environment •May require work at remote sites around construction equipment, drilling rigs, explosives and environment contamination•Overtime and overnight stays may be required•Some fieldwork may require working with hazardous materials and in hazardous conditionsTravel•May spend most or all of time in the field, including sites remote from the office, as part of on-site teamDiversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.