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Operations Specialist-Water Business Line

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Black & Veatch
Physical Address

Kansas City, MO 64106
Job Description

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Req Id : 2122

Job Title : Operations Specialist-Water Business Line

Business Unit Sector : COR-WATER-GLOBAL

Work Location : KCW

Opportunity Type: Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Job Family

Eng & Technical Specialities

Job Code


Job Grade


Salary Plan

ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties

Job Summary

Black & Veatch delivers design, procurement and construction solutions to help provde safe drinking water and wastewater treatment to communities worldwide. We serve public and private clients with a strong focus on life cycle economy, efficiency, and reliability. Black & Veatch helps clients with startup, commissioning, troubleshooting, and training of their operations staff to be able to effectively operate the new and upgraded facilities.

Key Responsibilities

• Provide startup, commissioning and troubleshooting services for conventional and advanced wastewater treatment. • Prepares standard operating procedures and operation and maintenance manuals for new and existing facilities.• Perform onsite training for operations staff.•Conduct facility assessments by evaluating staffing levels, O&M costs, and system redundancy to ensure reliable operations.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of 2 years’ of experience performing duties similar to those of an Environmental Scientist 2. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

At least 5 years experience in wastewater operations or commissioning of wastewater plants. Plant startup and commissioning experience a must. Technical writing skills and basic computer skills (Word, Excel, PDF, Microsoft Visio) are a must.


Wastewater Operators License Preferred


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Normal office environment. May be subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 30 degrees for periods of more than one hour), extreme heat (temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than one hour), hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffold). Could walk large amounts throughout plants and up and down stairs. Must be able to lift up to 25lbs.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

Nearest Major Market:Kansas City Job Segment: Architecture, Electrical, Water Treatment, Wastewater, Engineering

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