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Field Service Technician II Water Operator

Company: Clean Harbors
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Hepaco, a Clean Harbors company in Norfolk, VA is seeking a Water Treatment Plant Operator/ Technician.

Hepaco, a Clean Harbors company is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology - come be part of the solution with us.

Why work for Hepaco, a Clean Harbors company?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Focus on maintaining sustainability and cleaning the Earth
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment including 401K with Company match
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Company paid training and tuition reimbursement


    Essential Duties

    • Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate flow of raw water into treating plant.
    • Cleans tanks and filter beds, using backwashing, repairs and lubricates machines and equipment, using hand- and power tools, tests water samples to determine acidity, color, and impurities.
    • May operate portable water-purification plant to supply drinking water, and purify wastewater from plant preparatory to pumping water into rivers and streams or city mains.
    • Dumps specified amounts of chemicals such as chlorine, ammonia, and lime into water, or adjusts automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into tanks to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water.
    • Mixes chemicals and allows impurities to settle to bottom of tank, turns valves to regulate water through filter beds to remove impurities, pumps purified water into water mains, monitors panel board and adjusts controls to regulator flow rates, loss of head pressure and water elevation and distribution of water.


      • Reliable transportation
      • Ability to perform physical functions per Key Responsibilities
      • This position includes emergency response, a continuing condition of employment is agreeing to be on-call; on occasion working on weekends and holidays will be required; emergency response situations can extend beyond 8 hours, up to 12-24 hrs.
      • Perform physical functions per job requirements
      • Successfully complete a background check, drug test, and physical, by position
      • Per OSHA's Respiratory Protection standard, 29 CFR 1910.34, employees in positions requiring respirators are required to meet facial hair standards.

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Valid Driver's license
        • Previous relevant labor experience

          Hepaco, a Clean Harbors company is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or based on any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

          Hepaco, a Clean Harbors company is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact or 1-844-922-5547.

          Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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