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Operator Assistant / Environmental Technician

Operator Assistant / Environmental Technician

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an Operator Assistant to provide assistance to our licensed waste water treatment plant operator in the operation and maintenance of a landfill and waste water treatment plant at a Federal Superfund Site in Bullitt County, Kentucky.


This is a part-time opportunity (24 hours/week) with benefits.


Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Assistant Operator may include, among others, the following:

  • Maintenance of pumps and pumping systems, control systems, cleaning and repair of associated equipment, etc.
  • Recording of flow readings, water levels and other data associated with the site and water treatment systems
  • Grounds maintenance, including mowing, fence line clearing, fence maintenance and repair, maintenance and repair of vegetative cover on landfill, etc.
  • Assist operator with sampling of wastewater and monitoring wells
  • Coordination with engineering staff and site contractors

Skills / Qualifications


  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalency
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in field environment/on-site experience in construction, maintenance, or operation of pumping and treatment systems

Preferred Certifications and training

  • 40 hour OSHA HAZWOPER training and current 8 hour refresher
  • Current First Aid/CPR training
  • Current confined space entry training

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. 


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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