Part-Time Water Treatment Plant Operator at KOMAN Government Solutions, LLC

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: New York, New York





Job Description:

Be appreciated for a job well done. That is exactly what it is like working for the Natives of Kodiak family of companies. KOMAN Government Solutions, LLC (KGS), a wholly-owned 8(a) subsidiary of the Natives of Kodiak, an Alaska Native Corporation, provides high-quality remediation, consulting, engineering, waste management, munition services, and construction services. KGS is characterized by our financial stability, positive and profitable growth and an excellent safety record. Our Client base includes the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Guard Bureau, Federal Aviation Administration, General Services Administration and Housing and Urban Development, as well as various state, municipal and commercial entities.


We have an immediate need for a Part-Time (8-16 hrs/wk) Water Treatment Plant Operator to support our business operations remote in Bethpage, New York. Do what you love and apply today. We will be in touch!


The Water Treatment Plant Operator will be responsible for operation and maintenance (O&M), monitoring, troubleshooting, and repair of various treatment plants. These may include groundwater treatment plants, wastewater pretreatment/treatment plants, drinking water treatment plants, soil vapor extraction/air sparge (SVE/AS) systems, or other treatment plants. The Treatment Plant Operator is responsible for general plant and property maintenance and implementation of onsite safety and quality control requirements.


In this role the Water Treatment Plant Operator will:


  • Operate Groundwater Treatment Plant consisting of some or all of the following components via computer-based SCADA/PLC:

    • Remote recovery wells

    • Air stripping tower

    • Vapor granulated activated carbon (VGAC) treatment vessels

    • Bag filtration unit

    • Advance oxidation process (AOP) unit

    • Liquid granulated activated carbon (LGAC) treatment vessels

    • Infiltration basin/wells for treated effluent



  • Periodic LGAC Backwashing

  • Oversight periodic LGAC and VGAC changeout by third party

  • Monthly sampling of plant influent and effluent

  • Calibration/Operation of Turbidity, Residual Chlorine, and pH meters

  • Maintain detailed logs/records of all plant activities


Non-Routine Duties:



  • Identify repair/upgrade needs and implement as appropriate

  • Oversight subcontractors for repair/upgrade as appropriate


The ideal candidate will have:



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with more than three years of related experience and/or training.

  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New York Water Environmental Association Grade 2A Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate

  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office Suite, Scheduling software, and Adobe

  • Certificates, licenses and registrations preferred:

    • Minimum- OSHA 40-hr HazWOPER and applicable 8-hr HazWOPER Refresher Training

    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints




Physical Demands and Work Environment:



  • Continually required to stand

  • Continually required to walk

  • Continually required to sit

  • Frequently required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl

  • Continually required to talk or hear

  • Continually exposed to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather)

  • Continually work near moving mechanical parts

  • Occasionally work in high, precarious places

  • Occasionally work around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals

  • Continually exposed to outside weather conditions

  • Occasional exposure to risk of radiation

  • Continually exposed to vibration

  • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually very loud

  • The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 100 pounds/ continually lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: Close vision; Distance vision; Color vision; Peripheral vision; Depth perception and ability to adjust focus

  • Specific job duties that are affected by the environmental conditions selected above

  • Environmental conditions drive every second of field work


Field and site work:



  • Site walks and inspections

  • Mobilization and demobilization of field programs

  • Field/Construction Operations

As a Federal Contract Employer, Koman Families of Companies follows Federal Laws as it pertains to drug testing. All candidates who receive a written offer of employment will be required to undergo drug testing for commonly abused controlled substances in accordance with Federal Law. It is important to note although a State may have legalized a controlled substance, if the controlled substance is illegal per Federal Law, it is then considered to be illegal. Koman Families of Companies is a Drug-Free Workplace. Successful completion of a background and DMV record check also must be completed prior to hire. In addition, we are following the Federal Mandate regarding COVID-19 vaccine requirements.



Preference will be given to Natives of Kodiak, Inc. Shareholders and Descendants of Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2000e - 2(i)



KGS is an EOE
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