Current Employment Opportunities

Join our staff and work with a great team of people working together to make an impact on the environment to protect the Blackstone River!

Laboratory/ Pre-treatment Technician – Summer Internship

UWe are currently accepting resumes for a Laboratory/ Pretreatment Technician for our summer internship. Learn and become an environmental steward!  Qualified candidates will perform bacteriological and chemical tests and analyses and complete basic analyses in connection with wastewater treatment.  Duties will include collection of wastewater samples, preparing reagents and glassware, use of laboratory instrumentation and entering laboratory results into a database or spreadsheet program as well as assistance with industrial pre-treatment activities.

Applicants must be accepted to college and will attend in coming semester or attending college with an interest in biology or environmental science.  A high school degree required supplemented with college courses or other courses in related area with environmental science emphasis.

 Laborer

Candidates will perform general tasks of a simple or routine nature.   Duties will include performing building maintenance tasks including but not limited to preparing surfaces for refinishing and painting; cleaning building areas, floors, hallways, and restrooms; washing, waxing and polishing floors; washing windows, walls, and woodwork.   Performs grounds maintenance; cuts grass, weeds, and brush; trims bushes and trees; rakes grass, leaves and trash; seeds and cares for lawn and ornamental plantings. Removes snow and ice from walkways, driveways, parking areas and buildings and equipment as needed.  Collects and disposes of trash.  Washes and cleans vehicles, tools, and equipment. Uses Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to document work and close out preventative maintenance work orders. Must possess a valid MA driver’s license. 

Custodian

The custodian's duties will involve performing general maintenance tasks including but not limited to buildings (prepare and/or clean surfaces, refinish and paint as necessary; clean building areas, floors, hallways, and restrooms; wash, wax, and polish floors; wash windows, walls, and woodwork), roads (snow and ice removal from walkways, driveways, parking areas, buildings and equipment as needed either manually or with powered apparatus), grounds (cut grass, weeds, and brush; trim bushes and trees; rake grass, leaves, and trash; seed and care for lawn and ornamental plantings), and collect and dispose of trash and recycling.  Attends to safety to prevent accidents.  Uses Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to document work and close out preventative maintenance work orders. Must possess a valid MA driver’s license.

 Industrial Electrician

The electrician performs work of a difficult and skilled nature.  Provides detailed records of daily work activities, accident reporting, tool and equipment inventories and predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance.   Assures security of tools and industrial equipment used in completion of work.  Coordinates health and safety concerns and policy with the Safety Officer.  Interacts with plant personnel and outside vendors, suppliers, and engineers.  Works inside and outside, as well as in tanks and other confined spaces.  Performs maintenance work involving the inspection, calibration, trouble shooting, repair and replacement of industrial electric components and equipment, electronic operating and control systems, generation and power distribution systems, motor control and distribution centers, lighting systems and process instrumentation associated with operating a modern wastewater treatment facility. Performs minor mechanical work of an incidental nature during electrical repairs, adhering to safety program requirements and maintaining superior housekeeping standards.  Must pursue work with energy and drive.  Possession of a valid Electrician Journeyman’s license issued by the State of Massachusetts required.

Assistant Senior Wastewater Operator

We are accepting resumes for an Assistant Senior Wastewater Operator on the 12 a.m. to 8 a.m. shift. Candidates will be responsible for operating and maintaining WWTP facility processes and equipment, including belt filter presses, multiple hearth incinerators, and a biological nutrient removal activated sludge system.  Process-control laboratory analysis.  Ability to perform process control laboratory analysis and work with and understand SCADA is necessary.  This position is responsible for checking, operating, inspecting, servicing and cleaning of equipment including regulation of automatic equipment and the like. Ability to carry out emergency procedures; assigning, instructing and supervising operators; and keeping periodic records, operating engines, and auxiliary equipment; operating an automobile or truck as required.  Oversees and performs custodial duties incidental to the work.  The Assistant Senior Operator acts as shift supervisor in the absence of the Senior Operator, performing all responsibilities expected of that position.  Weekend and holiday work is required.  Massachusetts Grade 6 certification necessary.  A valid driver’s license is required.

Wastewater Operator

We are accepting resumes for a Wastewater Operator on the 12 a.m. to 8 a.m. shift. Operators are responsible for safely and reliably operating and maintaining wastewater treatment facility processes and equipment including belt filter presses, multiple hearth incinerators, and a biological nutrient removal activated sludge system.  Ability to perform process control laboratory analysis and work with and understand SCADA is necessary.  Salary based on education level and experience – college level coursework in a related field is desirable.  Holiday and weekend work is required. Must pursue work with energy and drive.  Must have a valid driver’s license.  Excellent potential for growth. A valid driver’s license is required.