AECOM Water Treatment Plant Operator in Glendive, Montana

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Water Treatment Plant Operator

United States of America - Montana


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking creative, highly talented Water Treatment Plant Operators for a potential project anticipated to start in July 2018 for a project in Glendive, MT. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

  • Performs repairs, modifications, and preventative maintenance on buildings and facilities, equipment, fixtures, and systems.

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains facility systems.

  • Performs work based on dispatched service or daily/weekly work schedules.

  • Reviews work as required to document specific needs (materials, supplies, instructions, etc).

  • Assists in the movement of furniture, materials, and equipment as required.

  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.

  • Works with or oversees subcontractor activities as directed by supervisor or work schedule.

Additional Specific operator duties:

  • Control treatment plant machines and equipment to treat water for industrial use: Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate flow of raw water into treating plant.

  • Monitor that specified amounts of chemicals are being supplied as required such as chlorine, ammonia, and lime into water or adjusts automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into tanks to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water.

  • Starts agitators to mix chemicals and allows impurities to settle to bottom of tank.

  • Turns valves to regulate water through filter beds to remove impurities.

  • Monitor the pumping of treated water through the effluent / outfall.

  • Monitors panelboard and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates, loss of head pressure and water elevation, and distribution of water.

  • Cleans tanks and filter beds, using backwashing.

  • Repairs and lubricates machines and equipment, using hand tools and power tools.

  • Tests water samples to determine acidity, color, and impurities, using colorimeter, turbidimeter, and conductivity meter.

  • Operate centrifuge as required to process solids.

  • Record miscellaneous data as required.

  • Participate in finalizing / developing procedures for the operation of the treatment facility.

  • Adhere to the site’s General Site Conditions.

  • Adhering to the plant’s O&M, Waste Management and Health and Safety Plan

  • Oversee contractors as required.

  • Assist in resolving issues or problems concerning the operation of the treatment facility.

  • Capable of functioning with spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software.

Minimum Requirements


  • High school graduate or demonstrated equivalent.


  • 2 years of water treatment plant operations experience.

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor and indoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, noise, moist, dry, dust, and chemicals; position requires frequent standing/walking, climbing stairs, and using portable ladders (weight must be 300 lbs or less); often operating vehicles, and working alone in isolated areas; occasionally power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), working at heights, wearing fall protection (weight must be 310 lbs or less), working in an environment of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment, working in a confined space, performing keyboard/mouse operations, performing repetitive or fine hand movements, and lifting of less than 25 pounds; rarely working with arms above shoulder level, repetitive bending & stooping, and lifting of 25-50 pounds.

  • Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including respiratory protection, fall protection and chemical/Acid suit.

  • Ability to work regular business hours, in addition to occasional weekends and nights.

Preferred Qualifications

Montana wastewater operators license

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Per diem support is not available for this position.

  • Relocation benefits are available for this position.

  • Temporary to Permanent position

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189111BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.