Water Treatment Plant Operator in Whitehorse at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Whitehorse
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/14/2020

Job Description

Ready to advance your career and have the opportunity to work on urban environmental projects? Parsons is now hiring an Environmental Technician with a desire to work in a support role alongside the Project Manager on various construction projects that enhance the fabric of our community.  

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Parsons has been successful in winning environmental and mining projects in Northern Canada and will be aggressively pursuing additional northern projects. We are a world-class leader in providing in-depth engineering, construction, technical, and management services. Our employees deliver landmark commercial, industrial, environmental, energy, power, and renewable infrastructure — and provide innovative solutions to complex environmental, water quality, supply, treatment, watershed, and wastewater projects. We hire colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on solving project challenges in a high-energy environment. Parsons is helping to build a healthier and more sustainable world.

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The Water Treatment Operator plays a crucial role in the successful operation and maintenance of all water treatment plant equipment and related water storage and conveyance facilities at the Faro Mine Complex (FMC). As a water treatment operator you will perform a variety of various functions that may include the following:

  • Operation of water treatment facilities
  • Monitoring of dams, spillways and other water streams
  • Manage support equipment including pumps and piping
  • Work four-on four-off 12-hour shifts
  • Complete timely and accurate daily records of plant and pumping performance
  • Conduct daily site inspection and record observations.
  • Notify Management of any issues relating to the water treatment process, pumps and pipelines
  • Maintain a high standard of house-keeping at all times.
  • Engage in all forms of labour to assist in the successful operation of all water treatment processes.
  • Assist site trades people and operations personnel as necessary.
  • Attend training sessions as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment.
  • Willingness to resolve issues in a professional manner.
  • Willingness to take initiative and be self motivated.
  • Willingness to accept accountability for their work.
  • Understanding of time management.
  • Capable of the safe handling of lime and other chemicals.
  • Able to adapt to change.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 kg.
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Familiar with computer skills -Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Proven understanding of safe work practices and mitigating risk.
  • Ability to work with little supervision and function in a multidiscipline environment.

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Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.