Water and Wastewater Operations Specialist

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Opportunity ID 234-20171128 Location Edmonton, Alberta
Type Full Time Experience (Years) 5+
Date Posted November 28, 2017 Expertise(s) Wastewater Treatment / Water Resource Recovery
Deadline Open Third-Party Recruiter No

why you should be interested

We are currently searching for a Water and Wastewater Operations Specialist for our subsidiary company, ATAP Infrastructure Management, in which you will be working in the Edmonton office. ATAP provides diverse technical support, operations, troubleshooting expertise, and training by hands-on Operators to assist in operation/maintenance of water, wastewater, and municipal infrastructure. 

You will deliver services to various public and private sector clients throughout Alberta. The focus of this position is to support small to medium-sized communities and industrial clients that require assistance with operations, pilot testing, troubleshooting, plant optimization, system inspections, commissioning, and testing of their facilities.

how you'll contribute to our company

This position will involve frequent client interactions and, as such, you will have strong communication skills. Furthermore, this position will entail providing instruction to new Water and Wastewater operators, both online and in a classroom setting. Through a broad range of assignments, you will be exposed to leading edge technologies, treatment processes, control systems, and all forms of water source challenges. By working with leading experts in the Water and Wastewater industry, this position provides an excellent opportunity to expand both operational and technical knowledge. You will be provided with autonomy in this position, as you will be required to complete tasks with minimal supervision.

what you will bring to the table

You should have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of Alberta Environment Certification Level II WT/WWT/WO/WWC is recommended  
  • Technical Diploma in Civil Engineering, or a Water & Wastewater Technician Certificate from an accredited technical college is an asset
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in Water/Wastewater operations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proven client relations experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • High attention to detail and strong organizational abilities
  • Experience in project management is an asset
  • Experience in rural gas systems is an asset
  • A valid driver’s license is required for site meetings
  • Extensive travel is a necessity of this position

how you'll showcase your fit to the position

If you have the right background and would like to join a Platinum Club Member of Canada's Best Managed Companies Program, please forward your resume in confidence to:

Human Resources
Associated Engineering
500-9888 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 5C6

Fax: 780-454-7698
E-Mail: hr-edm@ae.ca

Please include position title and location in the subject line if you are e-mailing your application. We thank all applicants, but will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.


AE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBT community to apply. For applicants with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and as such, it will be used for recruitment and employment purposes only.