WATER TREATMENT TECHNICIAN

Who we are:

*
Geo-Dredging and Dewatering Inc. offers a full suite of water and sludge treatment services. We provide dewatering services using the Geotube® dewatering technology, carry our own line of chemical feed equipment, and use our own branded line of chemicals.
*
*
We perform municipal, industrial, and large environmental projects both for sludge dewatering and water treatment, working with consultant engineers and general contractors. We hold valid ECAs for both water treatment and Geotube® work.
*
*
We have developed award-winning project sites in industrial and municipal applications.
*
*
Our focus is on using our 30+ years of combined experience to provide simple, cost effective, innovative solutions with high quality customer service.
*
*
In this role, you will be working with our senior team as you develop the necessary skills to work on your own projects.
*

*
JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW
*
*
Dewatering Technicians are responsible for providing dewatering and solids control services. Additional responsibilities include site assessments, inspections, installations, and repair services.

The ideal candidate will hold an Environmental Technologist degree or diploma (this is considered to be an asset).

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Dewatering, floccing, and fluid-handling support as requested
  • Maintaining and operating both sludge and water pumps as well as operating metering systems
  • Running both Dry and Emulsion polymer systems
  • Laying out hose, pipes, liners, and Geotube® units
  • Performing the setup of equipment, tools, and materials for various applications
  • Communicating the project status and work conditions to the Service Supervisor and/or Project Manager.

Necessary Skills & Knowledge:

  • Have a thorough understanding of company safety manual and OHSA manual
  • Have a valid driver’s license and be able to safely operate company vehicles
  • Ability to communicate effectively – both verbally and in writing
  • Skill in the use of computers – MS Office
  • Able and willing to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Be able to write clearly and legibly
  • Self-starter and passion for the environmental industry

Education and Experience:

The following education or experience will be considered an asset:

  • Occupation First Aid - Level 1 or equivalent
  • College diploma in Water and Environmental field

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work evening and weekends as required to meet deadlines
  • Work in extreme temperatures

Work Environment:

The following work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter

  • Work in an office environment
  • Work outdoors in all season
  • Work around heavy equipment

*

  • Willing to travel with periods away from home
  • Work near traffic
  • Exposure to loud noises
  • Work near overhead and underground utilities
  • Work close to bodies of water

*

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Water Treatment: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Preferred)

Location:

  • Renfrew, ON (Preferred)