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Mobile Wastewater Operator (Brewster, MA)
The Mobile Operations and Maintenance Technician position covers the Cape Cod and Southern New England service area for Bennett Environmental Associates, LLC headquartered in Brewster, MA. In this position, you will provide operations and maintenance support to various water and wastewater facilities as directed by the MA Operations Supervisor. This role is an independent well organized self-starter able to manage his or her time to complete assigned site coverage(s) in an allotted time. Responsibilities include operations and maintenance as well as alarm call response and client satisfaction. Please apply at nsuwater.com
The Mobile Operations and Maintenance Technician position covers the Cape Cod and Southern New England service area for Bennett Environmental Associates, LLC headquartered in Brewster, MA. In this position, you will provide operations and maintenance support to various water and wastewater facilities as directed by the MA Operations Supervisor. This role is an independent well organized self-starter able to manage his or her time to complete assigned site coverage(s) in an allotted time. Responsibilities include operations and maintenance as well as alarm call response and client satisfaction.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform critical testing of facility operations, such as pH, dissolved oxygen, chlorine, etc. in order to monitor system condition.
Prepare chains of custody and samples as per regulatory requirements and submit to certified lab.
Ability to analyze data from various sources and make corresponding process control changes to ensure compliance with facility discharge regulations.
Maintain complete, accurate; legible records of all phases of facility operations.
Participate in an On-Call rotation for 24hr alarm response.
Maintain complete, accurate, legible records of all equipment and plant maintenance.
Perform general preventive maintenance on treatment plant equipment such as blower oil, filter and belt changes, pulling and inspecting submersible pumps, etc.
Assist to prepare monthly written operating report based on facility’s operation and/or maintenance records for the client, employer or regulatory agency as required.
Inform Supervisor in a timely manner of plant problems, upsets, plant expansion, repairs, etc.
Work conscientiously and be aware of safety hazards.
Operate plants to meet all regulatory guidelines and responsibilities.
Assist maintenance personnel with pump, blower, motor, valve, etc. troubleshooting and removal.
Maintain accurate records for gasoline, mileage, timesheets, expenses, etc.
Work scheduled weekends and occasional holidays for assigned route.
Project a positive image to operators, clients, regulatory agencies, engineers, etc.
Performs other related duties as assigned by management
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Current MA water/ wastewater license in good standing
Title 5 Septic Inspection Certificate or ability to obtain within 1 year
Must be 18 years of age or older
40-hour work week: Monday-Friday, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Must be able to work weekends and holidays as requested
Overtime as required
Understanding of basic laboratory procedures
Climbing ladders, stairs, etc.
Bending or stooping
Extended periods of walking
Exposure to all weather conditions
Operating a motor vehicle
Operating landscape equipment
Operating power washer
Confined Space Entry – This may be required on occasion after thorough training session provided by NSU
Chemical exposure – Training will be provided by NSU for proper handling
Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a harassment-free environment; builds a diverse workforce.
Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Frequently required to stand
Frequently required to drive within the designated service area
Frequently required to walk
Occasionally required to sit
Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
Frequently required to talk or hear
Frequently utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard
Occasionally required to lift/push/carry items less than up to 50 pounds
Frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather)
Occasionally work near moving mechanical parts
Rarely work in high, precarious places
Occasionally work around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals
Frequently exposed to outside weather conditions
Occasionally exposed to extreme heat or cold (non-weather)
Occasionally exposed to bloodborne and airborne pathogens or infectious materials
Occasionally exposed to loud noise (examples: metal can manufacturing, large earth-moving equipment)
Occasionally exposed to very loud noise (example: jack hammer work)
Various meters and lab equipment
Confined space entry equipment ( blowers, gas meter, fall suppression)
Laptop or desktop computer
General Wastewater Control systems