AECOM Wastewater Treatment Operator 2 - NIGHTS/12-hour shifts in Mossville, Illinois

United States of America - Illinois, Mossville

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a night shift industrial Wastewater Treatment Operator 2 for our industrial facility maintenance team in Mossville, IL!

  • Typical work hours are 5:00pm – 5:00am; hours may vary based on business demand.

  • This position works 12-hour shifts on a schedule rotation of 2 days on and 2 days off; 2 days on and 3 days off; 2 days on, 2 days off; and 1 day on for a 2-week pay period.

The Wastewater Treatment Operator 2 is responsible for assisting higher level technicians in operating, adjusting, and cleaning process treatment equipment; lab testing waste streams ; performing general maintenance of equipment such as lubrication and filter changes; safe handling and transfer of chemicals and waste streams, and general housekeeping.

Qualified candidates who are offered a position must be able to obtain an Illinois Class K Operators License within 6 months of hire.


  • Assists the team in operating and maintaining the industrial wastewater treatment plant.

  • Follows procedures regarding cleaning, equipment use, maintenance, calibration, and safe handling of chemicals.

  • Collects samples and conducts the in-plant tests necessary to control and monitor treatment facility processes and operation

  • Performs in-plant operational control tests and process calculations , using various analytical instruments and mathematical calculations.

  • Records in-plant test results, various meter readings, gauge reading, flow quantiti es and other technical data.

  • Performs in-plant maintenance according to the schedules and procedures established for the facilities to which assigned. This includes cleaning, servicing, lubricating and repairing pumps, chemical feed equipment, electrical/ mechanical devices regularly found in water, wastewater and industrial wastewater treatment facilities.

  • Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis and lockout/tagout procedures and wearing PPE as required.

  • Demonstrates attention to detail, good comprehensive and analytical skills, and excellent organizational skills.

  • Maintains a strict schedule in order to be successful in the assignment, yet demonstrates flexibility in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer.

  • Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.

For more information, please contact Sherry Wilkes at *704-450-8620 or!*

Within AECOM, our group provides facilities and production maintenance services for our clients’ industrial, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceutical, and commercial sites worldwide.

  • We run our own crews of Production Maintenance Techs, CNC Service Techs, Automation Techs, Industrial Electricians, Maintenance Mechanics, Industrial HVAC Techs, Logistics / Crib Management, Planner/ Schedulers, Supervisors and safety professionals inside our customers’ facilities to keep their infrastructure operating smoothly.

  • These are full-time, regular positions with AECOM that offer competitive pay and a full benefits package , including

  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance

  • 3 weeks of accrued Paid Time Off per calendar year

  • 401k plan with 3% company match

  • Employee discounts

  • And much more –

  • And your benefits start the same day you do!

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Minimum Requirements

  1. High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

  2. Two years of experience as a maintenance technician in an industrial environment or in water / wastewater treatment , or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.

  3. Ability to obtain IL Class K Operators License within 6 months of employment

  4. Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Additional Information:

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

  • This position may require a valid Driver’s License.

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

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs at least 10 times during shift.

  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat repetitive during shift.

  • Requires the ability to regularly kneel repetitive for shift.

  • Requires the ability to move in a 90-degree fashion on a repetitive basis for shift.

  • Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.

  • Requires the ability to walk extensively throughout the plant during shift.

  • Requires the use of a Company/Client approved utility knife.

  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to piping color-coding.

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.

  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

Special Requirements:

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.

  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Knowledge of and certification in water/wastewater systems.

  2. Experience with computer control systems.

  3. Knowledge of water / wastewater systems maintenance.

  4. Ability to work proficiently on a PC performing e-mail functions, documentation, and reporting using MS Office programs

  5. Commitment to maintaining a safe work environment, including applying proper safety practices and following procedures while performing maintenance tasks.

  6. Experience with Clarification and Dissolved Air Flotatation.

  7. Knowledge of sanitary treatment processes, including Lagoons and Activated Sludge.

  8. Experience with a Scadaware Process Control Program.

Other Attributes:

  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201873BR

Clearance Required No

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.