Poland BOSS: Operator Responsible in Charge (ORC) Water Operator

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Operator Responsible in Charge (ORC) Water Operator   The water treatment specialist supervises or performs installation, operation of water purification equipment, water storage and distribution operations and activities. Assists in water reconnaissance, site preparation, and setup of water treatment activity. Receives, issues, and stores potable water. Performs water quality analysis testing and verification. Records data such as residual content of chemicals and water pressure. Controls treatment plant machines and equipment to purify and clarify water for human consumption and for industrial use. Operates and controls electric motors, pumps and valves to regulate flow of water into treating plant. Manually add specified amounts of chemicals into water or adjust automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into tanks to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water. Turns valves to regulate water through filter beds to remove impurities. Pumps purified water into water mains. Monitors panel board and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates and distribution of water. Cleans tanks and filter beds. Repairs and lubricates machines and equipment. Performs other duties as required.  Knowledge of NAVFAC water testing regulations.   Requirements: - High school diploma, GED, or equivalent with a minimum of 1 year of direct experience - Minimum NOCA Class 1 Treatment and Class 1 Distribution certifications, or capability of similar license reciprocity listed @: http://www.abccert.org/pdf_docs/WaterTestingServiceExamEquivalencyChart0709.pdf - Backflow Prevention Certification - Candidate must have a Secret Clearance  Preferred Certifications: - University of Southern California (USC) or Training, Research and Education for Environmental Occupations (TREEO) Center or University of Florida Division of Continuing Education or American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA). Additional requirements: - Must be fluent in English - Must possess passport book (not passport card) with at least 12 months of remaining validity AND with at least 6 blank visa/stamp pages remaining - Must possess driver’s license with at least 6 months of remaining validity - Must pass background check and pre-employment drug screening  -  

With minimal guidance, facilitate the production of water for the client by operating and maintaining reverse osmosis water purification unit (ROWPU) or other water purification equipment. Supervise Water Treatment Technicians in the performance of their duties. Enforce safety standards and conduct on-the-job-training. Ability to follow technical instructions, establish equipment maintenance schedules and utilize reference material to improve water mission. Must make rapid, appropriate decisions to improve simple to complex problems, keeping safety a priority. Possess understanding of how bladders affect plant operation and their potential safety hazards. Ability to recognize symptoms of equipment maintenance issues (i.e. membrane fouling/scaling and take corrective actions and provide critical path maintenance planning and support). Must be able to lift 70 lbs. unassisted, and work in extreme climate, in awkward positions, safely with hazardous chemicals, on day/night shift, and must be able to work independently and in a team environment. Possess basic water plant hydraulic and electromechanical operation and troubleshooting skills. Possess basic understanding of water treatment techniques and equipment used in the reverse osmosis process. Mechanical ability to facilitate diagnosis and repair or water treatment equipment; calibrate and maintain inline instrumentation. Effective computer and communication skills Must interface with other KBR departments to improve the water mission; generate and follow up on material requisitions. Must demonstrate knowledge through the passing of a written skills assessment and hands on evaluation. Other duties as assigned. High school diploma with 3+ years of civilian/industrial water treatment employment or military training in water treatment operations including leadership training. Water treatment license issued by a Department of Health, awarded MOS 77W/92W or two years of course work in water treatment technology preferred. Certain locations may require a valid driver¿s license.

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