Utility Operator

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Who We Are

Corix designs, supplies, builds, installs, finances, and operates local utility infrastructure on behalf of municipal, institutional, military, and private-sector customers. Inspired by our vision to build a world of sustainable communities, Corix is recognized as a community-focused provider of the essential utility services necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the communities and customers we serve. We differentiate ourselves from traditional utility service providers through our broad expertise in water, wastewater, and energy utilities and our ability to leverage that scope of expertise to structure tailored solutions that meet the requirements of small and medium-sized communities.

About the Opportunity

We are looking for a Utility Operator Level 2 based in West Kelowna. Reporting to the Operations Manager of the Interior BC region, the successful candidate will be engaged in the operation of wastewater treatment plants, joint conveyance facilities and system maintenance. The Utility Operator will be expected to perform the day to day compliance testing and maintenance duties assigned to the work unit. This position will appeal to someone looking for the opportunity to participate in a dynamic, growth oriented organization that rewards results.
What You’ll Do
Control flow and processing of water/wastewater, residuals, and finished water/effluent, operating valves and gates either manually or by remote control
Monitor gauges, meters and control panels and observes variations in operating conditions
Collect samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses, interpreting test results to determine processing requirements
Ensures plant records are accurate and up to date
Start and stop pumps, engines and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes
Perform daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly sampling of all aspects of the wastewater utility systems to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Operate, inspect and service equipment in water and wastewater, including hydraulics, pumps, valves etc.
Perform related security, safety and administrative procedures involving chemical hazards, personal protective equipment, general health and safety procedures, and emergency preparedness
Maintain emergency preparedness binders and field operating manuals
Undertake routine repairs to water distribution and wastewater treatment and collection systems
Maintain shift logs, recoding meter and gauge readings
Perform other related duties as required

Who You Are
You are a certified level II Wastewater Treatment Operator
You have your high school diploma
You have 1-3 years of experience in a water/wastewater treatment operator role or equivalent
You have a valid class 5 driver’s license; must be able to provide driver’s abstract

Application Expiry Date:

This position will remain open until it's filled.

If you possess these skills and qualifications, we invite you to apply online in confidence at www.corix.com.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

No telephone calls or applications from recruitment agencies will be accepted.

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Location:West Kelowna, British Columbia
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Post Date:Aug 14, 2019
Exp. Date:Sep 13, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3952101
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