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 skills
Physical 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 hire
Machines, 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 conditions
Travel •May spend most or all of time in the field, including sites remote from the office, as part of on-site team
Diversity 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.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.