Government of Ontario Jobs Windsor – WATER TECHNICIAN

Website Ontario Clean Water Agency

Job Description:

To support the optimal operation of complex and advanced Class 4 Water and Wastewater Treatment facilities with a combined capacity exceeding 2500 MLD design daily flow. Working on a rotating schedule, this position ensures the safe and efficient operation of all systems required to operate water and wastewater facilities, pumping stations, collection and distribution systems in order to protect the health of residents and for protection of the environment.

Job Responsibilities:

In this role, you will be responsible for the optimal operation of a technologically complex and advanced Class 4 Water Treatment facility with a rated capacity of 1200 mega liters per day, which supplies drinking water to several municipalities. This requires knowledge of various treatment processes including Ultrafiltration Membranes, Ultraviolet Light Disinfection, Biologically Active Carbon Contactors, Conventional Treatment, and various chemical systems. Working on a rotating shift schedule, as part of your operational duties this position ensures the safe and efficient operation of all systems required to operate water facilities to meet regulatory compliance, contractual obligations, and protect the health of residents and environment. Equipped with personal protective equipment you will need to be able to work in all weather conditions, in confined spaces, dirty and/or noisy environments and have physical dexterity. In water / wastewater facilities, physical dexterity includes but is not limited to: walking, standing, sitting, lifting floor to waist, lifting waist to shoulder, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, stair climbing, ladder climbing, pushing, pulling, carrying, handling, fingering, reaching forward, reaching overhead.

Job Requirements:

  • Good problem solving skills to report equipment problems or malfunctions in order to ensure urgency of the problem is conveyed and understood, and to receive direction for corrective response.
  • Valid Class G driver’s license.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints engineering drawings and follow process drawings to aid in troubleshooting equipment problems.
  • Ability to work well in a team, and to take initiative when required.
  • Must be willing to work shifts.
  • Working knowledge of basic chemistry, biology, thermodynamics and hydrology and be able to apply these principles to operational activities and process adjustments.
  • Must be available to be on-call after regular working hours.
  • Good written communication skills to write reports and maintain neat and accurate records..
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics in order to make calculations regarding chemicals and operating processes.
  • Ability to use and understand operating and maintenance manuals, and other technical specifications. A demonstrated interest in continuous learning.
  • Equipped with personal protective equipment ability to work in all weather conditions, in confined spaces, dirty and/or noisy environments and have physical dexterity.

Qualification & Experience:

  • May consider lesser qualified candidates as underfill – minimum Operator-in-Training (OIT), as specified in O.Reg. 128/04 of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
  • Class 1 certification in Water Treatment

Job Details:

Company: Ontario Clean Water Agency

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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