WesTech Engineering, Inc.
  • 09-Jun-2017 to 08-Aug-2017 (MST)
  • 80
  • Mount Holly, NC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

WesTech Engineering has an immediate need for a TEMPORARY Operations Technician 1 in Mount Holly, North Carolina on the night shift from 6 p.m. - 6 a.m. This position is responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of all equipment in the water treatment plant.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs water sample testing to analyze and optimize plant efficiency
  • Maintains accurate and complete records and logs of all plant operations
  • Calibrates the various mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment associated with the plant
  • Diagnoses and repairs various electric pumps, drive units, reducers, pneumatic valves, solenoid valves associated with plant operation
  • Quickly and clearly communicates any malfunctions or operational problems
  • Understands the mechanical and scientific principles of each piece of equipment and a pro-active ability to troubleshoot equipment.
  • Must have a general understanding of total suspended solids (TSS), turbidity, pH, sedimentation, general chemistry reactions and coagulation in order to determine and perform operational adjustments
  • Understanding and commitment to safety
  • Effectively works in a team environment leading and prioritizing daily tasks and operations
  • Works with water treatment chemicals
  • Effectively uses Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Adobe and other basic office software to document operations
  • Excellent organization and housekeeping skills


Non-Essential Job Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned/requested.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Associate Degree in engineering or equivalent trade certification

Experience:  Two (2) years' practical experience in water treatment plant operations   

  • Must possess exceptional organization and English communication skills
  • Knowledge of nomenclature and conventional symbols of structural, mechanical and engineering drawings
  • Ability to read and interpret operation and maintenance manuals and equipment drawings
  • Ability to make mathematical calculations related to the work
  • Ability to understand and carry out detailed technical instructions
  • Ability to maintain records and drawings relative to the work
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all department personnel
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to maintain favorable client relations
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Four (4) year degree in engineering or related field
  • NC Wastewater Operator I or II Certification
  • Four (4)  years practical experience in water treatment plant operations

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift 50 lbs, standing, bending, seeing, hearing, speaking, working at heights, confined space work, working with chemical, work at computer/desk and lab table


Learn more about WesTech here!


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