Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator / Trainee

ALL · Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Department ALL
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Det’on Cho Management LP is working in conjunction with Blue Metric Environmental Inc.  Blue Metric is recruiting for a Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator / Trainees who will be responsible for the operation of various filtering and chemical treatment processes, and maintaining the wastewater treatment plant and facilities in accordance with federal, territorial and municipal legislation, policies and standards. The candidates will also be responsible for trouble shooting and adjusting the Wastewater Treatment processes as required..  This position is located at the Giant Mine Site (5km North of Yellowknife) on a 4 days on and a 4 days off rotation.


Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:

  • Recent graduate from post-secondary training course or diploma in a related field Minimum of 2 years of Water Treatment Plant Operating experience
  • Maintenance and operation experience related to water and waste water treatment equipment (Hands on experience is an asset)
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Standard First Aid Certificate with CPR is an asset.
  • Must hold a Valid Class 5 driver’s license

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Operate and monitor computerized control systems and related equipment in chemical dosing and reactor tanks, water filtration clarifier and sludge roll off bins to regulate the treatment and distribution of mine effluent.
  • Complete daily operations monitoring sheets.
  • Regular systems checks to ensure equipment is working correctly and accurately.
  • Collect and test samples of effluent, etc.
  • Support environmental department with routine sampling as time allows.
  • All other duties as required.


If you are a self-motivated achiever with a desire to join a locally owned, growing and vibrant Company, a career with Det’on Cho and /or its Group of Companies  may be just what you’ve been searching for. 


To apply for this position, forward your resume and references to:

Email: resumes@detoncho.com                                           Online:  www.detoncho.com   

In person: 3rd floor-Det’on Cho Building 901 Sikyea Tili

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

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