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Water Treatment Operator/ Technician (Norfolk, Va)

Company: Hepaco Inc
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

HEPACO is the premier environmental and emergency services company in the Eastern United States with coverage across 45+ regional locations. We specialize in emergency response, remediation, and industrial, marine, and waste services. HEPACO services a multitude of industries including transportation, utilities, energy, environmental consultants, industrial facilities, terminals, environmental service companies, general contractors, property owners, and the public sector through our Environmental and Remediation Services divisions. As a Water Treatment Operator/ Technician -, you'll be a valued member of our field operations team. You'll perform a variety of tasks associated with industrial, emergency response, and remediation projects. As you gain experience, you'll find many opportunities to grow and develop your career within HEPACO. The ideal candidate will:Be a team-player with a focus on safety and qualityBe comfortable operating a variety of tools and equipment including steam cleaners, water lasers, cascade systems, chemical mixers, generators, air saws, drills, grinders, cutting torches, etc.Be capable of performing physical labor associated with clean-up activities, sample collection, waste removal and other remediation tasksBe able to successfully complete an OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER training program (company-paid)Essential DutiesOperates 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.Knowledge, Experience and Skill RequirementsMust have a minimum of 1year experience in a similar role.Experience in similar plants and systems.Must have a valid, current driver's license. Work EnvironmentRegular exposure to extreme temperatures, wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles, loud noises, chemicals, etc.Physical demands include frequent standing, walking, reaching, and use of hands; regularly lifting and/or moving up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 50 lbs.Requires use of hand and power tools applicable to trade.Ability to maneuver a job site, including small spaces in around equipment Other Requirements:You must be able to successfully pass HEPACO's pre-employment background check, physical exam, and drug screening. This position regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, running, climbing, squatting, and kneeling. Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds or more with assistance. Be a part of the HEPACO Difference! Weekly pay, competitive PTO program and company-paid holidaysOpportunity for overtime and emergency response premium payMedical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability insurance options401k plan with company matching contributionsWellness benefits and LifeMart employee discount program HEPACO 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 on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class. HEPACO participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. / HEPACO participa en E-Verify y proporcionar-- al gobierno federal la informaci--n de su Formulario I-9 para confirmar que usted est-- autorizado para trabajar en los EE.UU. Compensation details: 21-23 Hourly WagePIf5eb2591ef38-25660-34368811

Keywords: Hepaco Inc, Norfolk , Water Treatment Operator/ Technician (Norfolk, Va), Professions , Norfolk, Virginia

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