Weston & Sampson

Water Operator

US-MA-Chatham
1 year ago
ID
2016-1093
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

Since 1899, Weston & Sampson has been providing municipalities, public agencies, and private sector clients with cost-effective and innovative solutions for their infrastructure, utility, and environmental engineering challenges throughout the eastern United States.

 

At Weston & Sampson, we treat our staff with the highest degree of professional respect and encourage them to grow and achieve. We provide a comfortable working environment along with state-of-the-art tools and equipment.  Our mid-size helps to foster a friendly corporate culture where individuals are recognized for their contributions. 

 

We offer competitive salaries and a generous benefits package: including health, dental and vision; paid holidays and vacation; 401K plan with employer match. Also each year, when profitable, Weston & Sampson makes contributions to the ESOP to continue to expand our tradition of employee ownership. The ESOP allows us to continue as a generational company, maintaining control of our own destiny.  We all have a stake in our continued success! 

 

Responsibilities

Weston & Sampson Services is seeking someone to help operate and maintain a municipal drinking water system in Chatham, MA. Duties will include preventive and repair maintenance of all site equipment, assist in the operation of nine gravel packed wells, 100 miles of distribution, chemical feed systems, backflow testing, alternating weekend coverage and answer emergency call-outs.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements include:

  • Massachusetts DEP Grade 3-D & 1-T Water certification
  • Basic mechanical and electrical repair experience
  • Valid Commonwealth of Massachusetts motor vehicle license
  • Good verbal communication skills, basic math skills, and the ability to read complex technical instructions
  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays on a rotating basis, and overtime when required
  • Must be able to work with OSHA approved respiratory protection
  • Minimum of three (3) years of working experience in the water field.

 

Preferred experience includes:

 

  • Experience operating a green sand filtration facility
  • DEP sampling protocol for ground water
  • Supervisory capabilities
  • A Massachusetts Backflow tester license
  • Experience with SCADA.

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