Technologist 2, Regional Systems - DEADLINE MARCH 4
Job Title: Technologist 2, Regional Systems
Organizational Unit: District Operations
Division: Operations and Engineering
Salary Range: $28.30 to $35.38 per hour
As the Technologist 2, Regional Systems, you will perform operation and maintenance work, laboratory and field testing, meter reading and prepare required operational, maintenance, regulatory and status reports within an assigned regional water and wastewater system. The regional water and wastewater system may include SaskWater or customer owned water treatment, wastewater treatment, water distribution/transmission and wastewater collection systems. You will be required to work different shifts including on weekends and to provide emergency standby coverage 24 hours per day for the designated service area.
Perform operational duties including operating and monitoring the status of water treatment, wastewater treatment, water distribution/transmission and wastewater collection systems including computer monitoring of flows and pressure, booster and pump station status and setting chemical points; perform regular plant inspections including checking electronic level sensors, online turbidimeters, chlorine analyzers, etc. and monitor equipment such as pumps, pipes and clarifiers and perform meter reading with RF meter reading equipment.
Perform required laboratory and field testing, water and wastewater sampling, treatment process monitoring optimization and adjustments, facility inspections, and maintenance and equipment repairs throughout the regional water and wastewater system; collect and record applicable data including data compilation, EAM asset management work order entry and maintaining and customizing on-line database for use in data logging and perform calibration, operation and maintenance of on-line analyzing, chemical feed and laboratory equipment.
Prepare required operational, maintenance, regulatory and status reports and related technical documents for review by senior staff and perform relevant technical calculations to evaluate current and historical trends for analyzing and revising treatment processes as needed in compliance with federal and provincial regulations as directed.
Assist with the installation of system works, service connections and related equipment; perform backflow testing, flow control, pressure control and maintenance on existing connections; complete manhole, pipeline and valve maintenance including leak repair; remove and install pumps and motors of various sizes for repair and maintenance; repair and installation of system components as required and operate site specific maintenance equipment as required within the regional system and conduct field inspections of works to monitor performance and identify maintenance, repair and installation of system components, as required.
Perform custodial tasks and grounds maintenance in and around the shop, field office or water treatment plant on a daily, weekly and monthly, as needed basis in order to maintain an acceptable work environment and undertake other related work as assigned.
To qualify, you will have a Diploma in Water Resources Engineering Technology, or a similar technical discipline, and registration with Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians (SASTT) as an Associate member. Certification with SASTT as an Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.) is required to be obtained. Certification in Water Treatment 1 and Water Distribution 1, Wastewater Collection 1 and Wastewater Treatment 1 is required to be obtained in accordance with the Operator Certification Board requirements or existing industry reciprocity agreements. You have strong relationship building skills and approach your work with a high degree of responsibility.
Special Requirements: The position requires the incumbent to undergo a Criminal Record Check and Fit for Duty Test. You must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Where the minimum educational requirement is not met, an equivalent combination of training, knowledge and experience will be considered.
A valid Saskatchewan driver’s licence is required.
March 4, 2021
Please indicate where you learned of this opportunity and send a resume and cover letter to:
Senior Human Resources Consultant
200 – 111 Fairford Street East
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6H 1C8
SaskWater offers competitive wages and an attractive benefits package. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
SaskWater values workplace diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive and respectful workplace.
Treatment Plants Operator – Water Services - Closes March 8
Term of Employment:
Rate of Pay:
Water and Wastewater Salary Grid: $28.38 - $37.45
(Subject to CUPE 1015 Agreement)
Water Treatment Plant
The Water Treatment Plant Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Water Plant, River Intake, West End Reservoir and Husky pump house. Operators monitor all facilities through a SCADA system and complete routine inspections. Any process issues or equipment failures are dealt with, and the necessary corrective action taken. Operators ensure safe drinking water is provided to the residents of Lloydminster and that we comply with the “Permit to Operate a Waterworks” issued by the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency.
Duties & Responsibilities
Operating, Monitoring and Inspecting
· Daily plant start-up, filter backwashes, clarifier blowdown, and shut-down of the Water Treatment Plant (WTP).
· Establish and adjust flow rates, pressures, and chlorine residuals to varying circumstances throughout the day.
· Carry out the preventative maintenance program at the WTP and facilities by completing the scheduled tasks and provide input on making changes to the program.
· Perform corrective maintenance on mechanical equipment at the WTP and facilities.
· Update/maintain a maintenance file for each piece of equipment.
· Complete daily and monthly inspections to ensure proper operation of equipment.
· Repair/overhaul pumps, motors, HVAC equipment, valves and chemical feeding equipment.
· Trouble shoot/repair problems with PLCs, SCADA and computer system.
· Ensure boilers and heating pumps are in good working order. Coordinate or perform maintenance as required.
· Building maintenance - plumbing, painting, and minor electrical.
· Lockout equipment and assist contractors when required.
Sample collection and Lab Testing
· Collect water samples and perform laboratory tests on samples for turbidity, colour, chlorine residual, hardness, alkalinity, pH, manganese, phosphates, and nitrates.
· Collect distribution samples for bacteriological testing.
· Safely handle chemicals and wear proper PPE.
· Follow established testing procedures.
· Enter lab data correctly into a database.
· Create, update and follow Standard Operating Procedures, Safe Work Practices, and Job Safety Analysis to ensure tasks are completed safely.
· Participate in, and adhere to, the City of Lloydminster’s Safety Management system.
· Complete monthly safety inspections on first aid kits, fire extinguishers, ladders, SCBA equipment, and eyewash stations.
· Conduct facility inspections.
· Report incidents, and near misses, and participate in hazard identification.
· Perform safety and Emergency Response Plan drills.
· Enroll and stay current in courses such as Confined Space Training, First Aid, Fall Arrest Training, and H2S Alive.
· Contract services to the Alberta Central East Water Corporation (ACE), which includes Monitoring, Inspecting, Maintenance and Laboratory testing of the ACE Water Treatment Facility.
· Maintain plant records, including operating logs, daily diaries, weekly, monthly and annual reports, chemical inventories, equipment inventories/operating records, and data logging duties.
· Order parts, chemicals and supplies as required.
· Understand and interpret blue prints. technical drawings, diagrams, schematics and construction documents.
· Research new or existing equipment, products and materials to improve WTP efficiency and operations.
· Attend training courses to maintain a valid Water Treatment Operator’s Certification.
· Janitorial duties.
· Operating boats, including launching and returning to trailer, and pulling trailer.
· Inspecting and operating overhead cranes.
· Other related duties as required.
Determined by the department’s needs, the successful applicant will work one of the following two schedules:
1) Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or
2) rotating day and night shift of 8 days on and 6 days off.
The day shift runs from 6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and the night shift runs from 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. This position involves on call shifts.
March 8, 2021
Internal & External
The City of Lloydminster is an equal opportunity employer. If you have questions or require further information on this position, please contact us. All applications must be sent to the Employee Relations team and received by the closing date.
HR Generalist, Employee Relations
City of Lloydminster
Lloydminster AB/SK T9V 0W2
Internal Candidate Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
External Candidates Apply: www.lloydminster.ca/jobs
Posting Date: 05 -Feb-2021