Company: ENGIE
Skills: Student / Recent Grad, Waste Management
Education: Some College
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Iowa City, Iowa, United States


The University of Iowa Water Plant is a Grade IV Water Treatment facility, treating surface water and ground water, performing clarification and lime softening, and also utilizing reverse osmosis and activated carbon treatment processes. The minimum certification required to independently operate the University of Iowa Water Plant is a Class II Water Operator Certification. The student employment program at the Water Plant will be aimed toward helping students achieve a Water Operator Certification.

What you'll do:
Student will be mentored by a certified water plant operator during their hours at work, unless completing assigned remote work.
Objectives:
  • Assist in the multiple stages of water treatment operations in practice, including sampling and analysis methods
  • Acquire knowledge of regulatory basis for water treatment including water quality requirements and effluent/by-product disposal requirements
  • Complete an IDNR-approved training course prior to taking the Class I Examination
  • Other duties as assigned


What you bring:
  • Student must be enrolled at the University of Iowa
  • Prefer students in Engineering or Environmental Science programs
  • No Operator Classification is required
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Could involve some lifting
  • Ability to use personal computer, calculator, and work with standard software applications

Additional Information/Conditions:
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to detect and understand audible alarms, detect changes in noise levels of rotating equipment and portable radio communication.
  • Capable of frequently standing; walking; balancing; sitting; climbing (ladders, stairs, ramps, catwalks and the like as required); kneeling; pushing; pulling; lifting
  • Capable of performing repetitive motions as required.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to half and full-face respirators, fall protection equipment, hardhat, safety shoes, safety glasses, etc.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions.
  • The noise letter in this environment may exceed moderate.


Why ENGIE? ENGIE North America isn't just participating in the Zero-Carbon transition, we're leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is more renewable, more efficient and more accessible to everyone.

Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge?

At ENGIE, our goal is to support, encourage, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. So ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is also an affirmative action employer. We are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications.

ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as "protected characteristics") as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.

If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at ENGIENA-ENGIEHR@engie.com . Please note: This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance, and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Oct 7, 2020