Water/Wastewater Operator I

Skelly and Loy, Inc., A Terracon Company is looking for a water/wastewater operator to join our operations and maintenance team out of our Harrisburg, PA office.

General Responsibilities:
Responsible for providing operations activities and maintenance to potable water and wastewater systems as part of a circuit rider operations and maintenance team serving municipal, commercial, institutional, transportation, and industrial clients. Responsibilities may include monitoring and adjustments, flow readings, collecting samples, field testing, and inspection and maintenance of mechanical pumps and controls. Provide assistance to other team members in completing maintenance tasks or repairs. Systems may range in size and complexity from small-scale systems, pump stations, and large municipal systems with various treatment technologies.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.
Oversee multiple treatment plants to insure proper treatment and compliance with the permit requirements.
Inspect mechanical and electrical components for proper operation.
Utilize instrumentation and field kits to monitor typical operational parameters (pH, dissolved oxygen, etc.).
Collect compliance samples and deliver to the laboratory as required.
Perform routine maintenance tasks as required.
Complete/submit regulatory reports and monitor sampling results as required.
Assist others in completing repairs and/or installing new equipment.

High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum 4 years’ related experience.
Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
Certified Operator serving small systems (100,000 – 1M GPM)
OSHA 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations certified
OSHA Confined space entry trained for emergency response
Preferred Skills:

Mechanically inclined - experience with completing routine maintenance tasks and performing repairs on mechanical, electrical, and piping systems.
Basic - the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with others; reading comprehension; giving full attention to what others are saying and taking the time to understand the points being made; using learned methods and procedures appropriate for the situation.
Technical - performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed; using instrumentation and field kits; monitoring meters, controls or other indicators to make sure the treatment systems are working properly; controlling operations of equipment or systems; performing repairs and installing new equipment.
Computer - using computers and their applications to enter, manipulate, edit and manage information.

If interested, please apply at terracon.com. Select Careers and search for Water/Wastewater I in our Harrisburg, PA office location.

Feel free to email Daniel Aungst ([email protected]) with any questions.