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Wastewater Technician

Somerville, MA 02143

Posted: 02/28/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Environmental Job Number: 612781 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our client, one of the largest environmental services firms in North America, is seeking a Wastewater Technician for our Field Services team. This service-oriented individual will be responsible for inspecting, operating and maintaining wastewater treatment systems at assigned clients.  They provide leading institutions in the higher education, life sciences, healthcare, and industrial sectors with diverse services and advice to assist them with compliance management. This position reports to our Field Services Manager. 

Essential responsibilities:
  • Inspect, operate and maintain wastewater treatment systems, related equipment and components including, but not limited to: chemical metering pumps, centrifugal transfer pumps, “other” pump types; calibrate and standardize pH and ORP probes and control loops; maintain assorted filter types, and document observations and work performed.
  • Maintain and complete daily logs and administrative forms of all maintenance and routine operations at sites.
  • Calibrate and troubleshoot various flow measuring devices such as Sigma, ISCO, and Foxboro.
  • Properly maintain various Programmable Logic Control Devices (PLCs).
  • Collect industrial wastewater samples using ISCO and similar types and styles of automatic samplers.
  • Possess a working knowledge of pertinent wastewater regulations, as well as knowledge of effective installation of new equipment such as pumps, valves, flow meters, probes, and other system related equipment.
  • Participate in training personnel in the proper operation and maintenance of industrial wastewater treatment plants.
  • Assist with system repairs and upgrades.
  • Provide technical assistance to our customers.
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Driver's license in good standing
  • Ability to work independently
  • Possess strong problem-solving skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Computer literate; Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • This is a Safety Sensitive Position
Preferred qualifications:
  • Massachusetts Wastewater License, Grade 1I or 2I
  • Municipal Wastewater License
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