Water Treatment Technician - CA

Job Posted: July 23, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Performs stormwater, groundwater, and/or other water remediation related activities on assigned projects.

Provides support and assistance to Project Lead Technician and Project Manager as directed during field operations.

Complete classroom (16 hours) and field training (40 hours).

Performs other tasks as may be assigned.

Principal Accountabilities (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  It is not an exhaustive list of all expectations.):

  • Operates and monitors water treatment equipment (pumps, filters, chemical delivery and water quality monitoring systems) according to the operational parameters upon demonstration of proficiency to other lead technicians or supervisor
  • Collects and analyzes a variety of water quality samples using handheld equipment, field instruments and laboratory methods as necessary
  • Performs benchscale treatability experiments (jar tests) to determine appropriate dose rates
  • Calibrates water quality instrumentation and chemical injection systems in accordance with technology specific use designations and equipment specifications
  • Conducts residual chemistry testing experiments to ensure system effluent meets water quality standards
  • Monitors and assesses system performance. Troubleshoot and optimize systems as needed to maximize performance and efficiency to maintain water quality parameters
  • Maintains field logs and essential paperwork
  • Maintains onsite Chemical & Lab Supplies Inventory
  • Conducts basic system maintenance and informs supervisor of any equipment operational problems
  • Adheres to company and site specific health & safety policies
  • Adheres to federal, state and local environmental regulations
  • Escalates issues as necessary


Working Environment:

  • Field locations as assigned on construction and industrial projects. Often requires working in difficult weather conditions.
  • Office location(s) as required.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • 2-3 years of industry-related experience in Water Treatment, Environmental Science, Construction Management or similar field
  • Ability to read, modify, and develop process flow system schematic drawings, one-line riser diagrams, P&ID drawings and mechanical assembly drawings with a high degree of accuracy and speed
  • Demonstrated ability to write technical reports and provide meaningful analysis of data sets and environmental field notes


Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to work under difficult weather conditions in a construction environment.
  • Must be able manage a flexible work schedule.
  • Must be able to lift fifty (50) pounds.
  • Must be able to travel and have a clean driving record.
  • May be required to pass pre-employment or incident based drug/alcohol screening.

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