Water Treatment Plant Operator

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Hybrid
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Canada
CA - YT, Faro
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R149693
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Technical Support/Technician/Scientific
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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for amazingly talented Water Treatment Operators (WTO) to join our team! In these roles you will get to play a crucial role in the successful operation and maintenance of all water treatment plant equipment and related water storage and conveyance facilities at the Faro Mine Complex.

Please Note: This posting is for both current and on-going needs for our Water Treatment Operations for 2024: Responses May be delayed.

Local Candidates preferred but open to candidates who are available on a fly-in/fly-out rotational basis.

Positions begin on a Temporary Fixed-Term basis with the potential to move to a regular, full-time role in the future.

These positions work shifts of 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off with 12 hours per shift. Shifts will comprise of both day and night shifts during your rotation. The compensation rate for these positions currently begins at $28.07/hr for entry-level and determined by experience. Most will be offered the entry level rate. These roles include paid travel to and from the site as well as housing accommodations, but employees are responsible for providing their own food/meals.

What You’ll Be Doing:

As a WTO you will perform a variety of various functions that may include the following:

  • Operation and monitoring of water treatment facilities.
  • Maintain, manage, and troubleshoot equipment including pumps and piping.
  • Work near and around large diesel powered pumps and generators.
  • Work 12-hour day and night shifts as scheduled, in a combination of indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Complete timely and accurate daily records of plant and pumping performance.
  • Conduct daily site inspections and record observations.
  • Notify supervisor of any issues relating to the water treatment process, pumps, and pipelines, with detailed observations of abnormal conditions.
  • Always maintain a high standard of housekeeping.
  • Engage in all forms of labour to assist in the successful operation of all water treatment processes.
  • Assist site trades and services personnel as required.
  • Attend training sessions as required.
  • Complete Health and Safety (H&S) training related to on-site policies and company requirements and adhere to requirements while performing work.
  • Complete chemical handling training and adhere to requirements while performing work.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Participate in mine rescue training.
  • Participate in first aid training.

What Required Skills You’ll Bring:

  • Previous water treatment, process or industrial experience preferred.
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license required.
  • Both off pavement and winter driving experience preferred.
  • Troubleshooting and detailed ability to provide accurate descriptions of problems.
  • Mechanical aptitude is an asset.
  • Willingness to work in both indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Willingness to work in a remote northern community.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment.
  • Willingness to resolve issues in a professional manner.
  • Willingness to take initiative and be self-motivated.
  • Willingness to accept accountability for tasks assigned and ask for clarification if information is unclear.
  • Understanding of time management.
  • Able to lift, pull, stand, or crouch for long periods of time (physically fit).
  • Capable of the safe handling of lime and other chemicals.
  • Able to adapt to change.
  • Ability to lift 25 kg.
  • Familiar with computer skills -Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Proven understanding of safe work practices and mitigating risk.
  • Ability to work with little supervision and function in a multidiscipline environment.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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OUR MISSION

We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

ABOUT US

Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.

PARSONS IN CANADA

Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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COMPETITIVE BENEFIT OFFERINGS

Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.

Health

Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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