CH2M Wastewater Operations Supervisor - Hood River, Oregon in Hood River, Oregon

As an Operations Supervisor, you will oversee the operation, repair and maintenance in Hood River Oregon and two smaller wastewater facilities in the area. You will apply knowledge of the principles, methods and tools employed in the general operation of engines, pumps, valves, motors and related equipment; general maintenance work; and safe work practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Diagnoses operating problems and directs effective correction procedures

  • Prepare required reports and maintain complete recordkeeping procedures

  • Analyzes recording instrument readings and laboratory test results and adjusts various plant processes accordingly

  • Inspects plant to determine efficiency of operations, cleanliness, and maintenance activities

  • Supervises and trains multiple employees

  • Determines remedial action in emergencies

  • Prepares work schedules subject to approval of Project Manager

  • Prepares reports and maintains records

  • Performs employee evaluations

  • Assists Project Manager in conducting ongoing safety program

  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Performs other duties as required

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

The work area can involve a working environment indoors as well as outdoors, which could cause exposure to outdoor elements; proper environmental attire will be required. Some areas can have loud noise, active machinery, high pressure fluid systems, electrical equipment, confined spaces, heights and depths, fumes, air borne particles, noxious gases, pathogens and various chemicals. The use of appropriate safety equipment will be mandatory in these areas to prevent hazardous contact.

Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, twist and bend at the waist, turn, kneel, squat, raise arms above shoulder height, grasp, reach, perform repetitive hand movements and fine coordination when preparing reports and using a computer keyboard, have vision sufficient to read computer screens, printed documents and operate office equipment, have hearing in the normal range with or without correction. In an 8-hour shift must be able to transport self across the facility, ascend and descend stair steps, lift objects up to 50 pounds from floor level to waist height, wear and use appropriate safety equipment

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • State of Oregon Grade 3 wastewater certification or the ability to obtain within one year from date of hire through testing or six months through reciprocity

  • High school diploma or equivalent GED

  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured by CH2M’s auto insurer

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Two years of supervisory or lead experience in wastewater plant operations

  • Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to data management systems and be able to operate plant PLC’s and SCADA systems

CH2M will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.,) to fill this position.

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