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Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator - Aureus Solutions

07 Jul 2021 2:26 PM | Association Manager (Administrator)

Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Position Summary

Aureus Solutions is seeking a part-time Water/Wastewater Operator to join our growing and dynamic team. This position will help operate and perform basic maintenance of up to 3 non-municipal treatment systems, as part of a rotational crew. A provincial operating licensing (if applicable) is not required for these systems.

About Aureus

For 15 years, Aureus has helped organizations manage ongoing risks and responsibilities associated with environmental compliance and water/wastewater treatment.

These areas can be challenging for organizations to completely manage internally due to rapidly changing requirements, project-based tasks, and variable resource requirements.

We help clients manage and optimize these risk areas, in a cost-effective manner, so they can focus on their core business.

Operator Responsibilities and Day-to-Day Functions:

  • Perform daily operations and maintenance in accordance performance needs and regulatory requirements
  • Monitor and report on plant performance
  • Perform plant cleaning (regular and semi-annual)
  • Identify and take corrective actions to operating problems in the treatment plant
  • Oversee waste contractor as required
  • Basic maintenance on instrumentation, pumps and equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Schedule:

  • Flexible schedule available. An average of 30 hrs/week with actual in-plant dates to be determined based on operators availability. Plant can be operated with flexibility in mind if required, and up to 4 back-up operators to fill in shifts as needed. On-call will be shared duty with at least 4 other operators and with few alarm call-ins historically.


  • Completion of Grade 12 Diploma; or GED
  • Related Post-Secondary education in water and/or wastewater treatment, plumbing, mechanical, electrical or an instrumentation would be an asset
  • Water/wastewater provincial licence would be an asset
  • Valid driver license
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and orally
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and an ability to adapt to other software applications
  • Ability to work independently with off-site supervision
  • Ability to lift over 20 kgs
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and in a team environment
  • Satisfactory Criminal Background Check.

Contract length: 9 months with option for long term extension

Hours: Avg of 30 hrs per week

Expected start date: 2021-07-25

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $22.00-$30.00 per hour

Benefits: negotiable

Contract length: 24 months

Expected start date: 2021-07-26

Aureus Solutions Inc provided the following inclusive hiring information:

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $22.00-$30.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Work alone

For more information or to submit your application, please email

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