Lead Hand – Water Treatment Operator

The Town of Blind River provides quality of life to those who live, work and play in the area. Blind River is a small friendly Northern Ontario community situated between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury, Ontario,with a population of 3,500.

PUC Services Inc. operates multiple utilities within and around the City of Sault Ste. Marie, including the supply and delivery of electricity and drinking water, energy services and the treatment of water and wastewater.

 

As the Lead Hand – Water Treatment Operator (Blind River) your duties will include:
• Accountable for promptly identifying, troubleshooting and reporting equipment and process faults;
• Participates in or leads development and implementation of solutions under management supervision;
• Routinely assumes regulatory accountability as “Operator”, “Operator in Charge” and assumes “Overall Responsible Operator” for systems on an on-call, or backfill basis;
• Participate in the development and review of contingency plans, and operations and maintenance procedures under the QMS system;
• Maintain a safe working environment and ensure the safety of all equipment;
• Assist in the quality control of contracted work; and
• Communicate and interact with the public, government inspectors, contractors, and staff in a productive and professional manner.

 

Qualifications:
• Post-secondary diploma in Water Resource Technology or Environmental Engineering Technology;
• Hold and maintain a valid Water Treatment Operator License and Wastewater Treatment License appropriate with the level of the facility;
• Hold and maintain a valid Ontario driver’s license;
• Strong knowledge of related legislation, codes, standards, and practices;
• Strong verbal and written communication skills;
• Ability to exercise judgement in adjusting process variables to meet operating parameters;
• Ability to work as part of a team and take initiative;
• Knowledge of advanced mathematics and chemistry to complete calculations regarding chemicals and processes;
• Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets, word processor, SCADA and corporate software; and
• Ability to be on-call for after hour emergencies on a scheduled basis and be available for out-of-town assignments that may require overnight stays.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer
Resumes stating qualifications and experience will be excepted via email to HR@SSMPUC.COM by February 26, 2021 quoting the job title noted above.
The selection will be based on information provided on the application, an interview of the applicant conducted by a panel of three, testing and may include a review of the individual’s personnel file and reference checks.

Water Treatment Operator

About Sault Ste. Marie: A welcoming and vibrant community of 73,000, Sault Ste. Marie provides an affordable, active lifestyle in the heart of the Great Lakes. What you’ll find here is a great career and even greater quality of life that offers short commute times and quick access to world class cultural and natural amenities. For more information, visit welcometossm.com.

PUC Services Inc. operates multiple utilities within and around the City of Sault Ste. Marie, including the supply and delivery of electricity and drinking water, and energy services and the treatment of water and wastewater.

 

As the Water Treatment Operator, your duties will include:

• Maintain and operate all process controls and related equipment required for the operation of the Water Treatment Plant, and other facilities under the direction of PUC.
• Check all health and safety equipment to ensure it is in working order and complies with legislative requirements.
• Maintain documentation in compliance with legislation and PUC policy.
• Collect and analyze samples to ensure facility compliance.
• Maintain a safe working environment.
• Perform safe and proper handling of chemicals and processes to ensure compliance.

 

Qualifications:
• Post-secondary diploma in Water Resource Technology or Environmental Engineering Technology.
• Hold and maintain a valid Water Treatment Operator License and Wastewater Treatment License appropriate with the level of the facility.
• Hold and maintain a valid Ontario driver’s license.
• Strong knowledge of related legislation, codes, standards, and practices.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to exercise judgement in adjusting process variables to meet operating parameters.
• Ability to work as part of a team and take initiative.
• Knowledge of advanced mathematics and chemistry to complete calculations regarding chemicals and processes.
• Ability to operate computerized systems.
• Ability to be on-call on a scheduled basis for after hour emergencies.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. Resumes stating qualifications and experience will be accepted until February 26, 2021. Please email your resume to HR@SSMPUC.COM

Lead Hand – Water Treatment Operator

Lead Hand – Water Treatment Operator (Blind River)

PUC Services Inc. operates multiple utilities within and around the City of Sault Ste. Marie, including the supply and delivery of electricity and drinking water, energy services and the treatment of water and wastewater.

 

As the Lead Hand – Water Treatment Operator (Blind River)
your duties will include:

  • Accountable for promptly identifying, troubleshooting and reporting equipment and process faults;
  • Participates in or leads development and implementation of solutions under management supervision;
  • Routinely assumes regulatory accountability as “Operator”, “Operator in Charge” and assumes “Overall Responsible Operator” for systems on an on-call, or backfill basis;
  • Participate in the development and review of contingency plans, and operations and maintenance procedures under the QMS system;
  • Maintain a safe working environment and ensure the safety of all equipment;
  • Assist in the quality control of contracted work; and
  • Communicate and interact with the public, government inspectors, contractors, and staff in a productive and professional manner.

 

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary diploma in Water Resource Technology or Environmental Engineering Technology;
  • Hold and maintain a valid Water Treatment Operator License and Wastewater Treatment License appropriate with the level of the facility;
  • Hold and maintain a valid Ontario driver’s license;
  • Strong knowledge of related legislation, codes, standards, and practices;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to exercise judgement in adjusting process variables to meet operating parameters;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and take initiative;
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematics and chemistry to complete calculations regarding chemicals and processes;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets, word processor, SCADA and corporate software; and
  • Ability to be on-call for after hour emergencies on a scheduled basis and be available for out-of-town assignments that may require overnight stays.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer

Resumes stating qualifications and experience will be excepted via email to HR@SSMPUC.COM  by January 25, 2021 quoting the job title noted above.