As an Operator, you’ll join a collaborative team ensuring that our clients can deliver their services – uninterrupted. Based in Renton, WA, you’ll perform a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant. You’ll contribute to the success of our program diagnosing operating problems, directing and performing necessary corrective action, and providing effective solutions to complex challenges that may arise. You’ll read gauges and meters, starts and stops equipment, and operate valves to route and control flow, make process control adjustments, determine and set proper chemical dosage and flow rates, and operate PLCs and SCADA systems. You’ll also prepare reports, maintain complete record keeping procedures, conduct meetings and training sessions pertaining to safety and process control, 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.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Washington State Waterworks Operator WTPO 3 or equivalent or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
2 years of experience operating a water treatment facility
Experience with sound safety principles and practices
Experience with computer operations with the ability to prepare spreadsheets and word processing documents, and enter information into maintenance management system
Valid driver’s license
Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools employed in the general operation of engines, pumps, valves, motors, and related equipment; general maintenance work; safe work practices; principles and methods of biological and chemical sewage analyses, effects and problems of industrial waste in water/wastewater treatment processes, principles of supervision
Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, 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.
Additional Salary Information: Hourly rate dependent on experience level
Internal Number: BI 000B3U
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