AECOM Waste-Water Treatment/Distribuion Operator in Las Vegas, Nevada

United States of America - Nevada, Las Vegas

Job Summary

Purpose and Scope:

The Water Treatment/Water Distribution Operator maintains and operates potable and non-potable water systems, wells and associated infrastructure per local State and Federal regulation. Incumbent operates, maintains, troubleshoots and makes minor repairs to water/waste-water collection/treatment systems at isolated, remote contract sites. Systems are “stand-alone” and not part of a metropolitan water delivery/sewer network. Position is represented by a Union Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

Essential Responsibilities:

Collect samples and run routine water and wastewater tests, make legible and correct entries in logs, charts and records both manually and by computer keyboard. Calibrate and adjust chemical feeders. Perform basic reporting, record keeping and mathematical calculations with fractions, decimals and percentages. Demonstrate a general knowledge of plant operations and process terminology. Must perform laboratory test for pH, nitrates, ammonia, MLSS, settle ability test and test water for arsenic levels and chlorine residuals. Must comply with all Safety practices, State and Federal regulations. Must have computer skills to include MS Outlook, Excel and Word.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Graduation from high school or equivalent education.

Three years of experience in water treatment and distribution operation and maintenance.

Possess Journeyman status.

Must have Nevada Stage Grade-1 certification in water distribution, water treatment and waste water. Must certify up to Grade 2 Waste Water, Grade 2 Water Treatment within five years of hire date.

Ability to read and comprehend administrative policy, regulatory laws and procedures, safety and equipment publications, blueprints and schematic drawings; and all knowledge, skills and abilities required.

Working knowledge policies related to operating and maintaining wastewater treatment plants, including data collection and monitoring.


OSHA-10 card, Construction Industry

CPR/First-Aid card

Qualify for and maintain a government Top Secret security clearance with access to the work location.

Possess a valid state issued driver’s license.

Must be a United States Citizen.

Must pass pre-hire drug screening and Fit-for-Duty physical.

Must be able to work in a remote location with limited medical personnel and facilities.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Most positions involve work typical of a shop or outdoor environment, in varying weather conditions. Constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning and organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines. Equipment may be loud and noisy or have exposed moving components. Such positions may involve routine lifting up to 50 pounds, regular handling, grasping, kneeling and carrying, and constant use of vision and mental alertness is required. This classification may include occasional managing of hazardous materials or other environmental responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Active TS clearance

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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 Military Support

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 197385BR

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.