The Water & Waste-Water Plant Operator position is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and compliance of the potable water and waste-water treatment plants. It is a permanent 480-person camp facility.
Note: This is a day-shift only position, (12) hours per day, 14-on 14-off, with transportation provided to/from site from Bonnyville, Saskatoon, Calgary and Edmonton. Call-outs during off-shift hours may be required during process upsets.
- Operate and monitor equipment throughout the water and waste-water treatment plants.
- Maintain the processes to meet the applicable regulatory approvals.
- Coordinate, develop, and deliver, as required, all training materials associated with safety, operations, and maintenance of the Lodge water and wastewater plants.
- Coordinate chemical deliveries and liaison with chemical suppliers.
- Perform process sampling and laboratory testing.
- Interpret lab results for efficient plant operation and optimization.
- Troubleshoot and diagnose process upsets and problems; taking remedial actions as required.
- Record daily readings; produce monthly and yearly reports for submission to the regulatory bodies.
- Perform all safety checks and issue permits as required.
- Responsible for all housekeeping and plant maintenance duties.
- Work in compliance with all corporate safety policies and procedures.
- Assist in the maintenance and repair of all Lodge water and wastewater plant equipment.
- Liaise with third-party maintenance contractors and equipment vendors.
- Respond to all call-outs in a prompt and reliable manner.
- Assist in the overall indoors and outdoors maintenance of the Leismer Lodge facilities.
- Attend continuous education courses to maintain certification.
- The ideal, successful candidate must be motivated, energetic, and will have the following qualifications
- Experience in potable water and waste-water treatment.
- Holds a valid Level 2 Alberta Environment Water & Waste-Water Operator Certificate.
- Must be able to work independently under minimal supervision.
- Proven organizational abilities.
- Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills, with a desire to mentor, coach, and develop others.
- Proficient with personal computers and various Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Maximo etc.).
- Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships.
- Experience working with small projects.
- Excellent decision making skills and the ability to make independent decisions and judgments that may not be favorable to all.
- An understanding of the AEP approval process and reporting requirements.
- A valid Class 5 Driver’s license (note: a driver’s abstract is required).
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.