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Water / Wastewater Operator – Sioux Lookout

Location: Sioux Lookout, ON

40-hour work week: 8 hours per day, Monday to Friday, with rotational weekend and statutory holiday on-call responsibilities (24 hours / day)



  • Proof of Operator-In-Training (OIT) certificates – minimum, certificates higher than OIT considered an asset
  • Grade 12 or GED, post-secondary education considered an asset
  • Valid G driver’s license  minimum, higher classes are considered an asset
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods, WHMIS & First Aid Certification


  • Willing to obtain training to meet basic requirements
  • Flexible to work outside normal operating hours, as required
  • Experience in water and wastewater treatment
  • Capable of troubleshooting
  • Mechanically & electrically inclined
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Comfortable using computers / programs (Gmail, Excel, Word)
  • Willing to travel and work outdoors, as required

Working Conditions:

  • The Water / Wastewater Operator has a physically strenuous and demanding job. The individual will be lifting, pulling and managing equipment and objects. This position also requires the transportation and handling of potentially dangerous materials.

Interested applicants shall submit their cover letter and resume to:

Northern Waterworks Incorporated

ATTN: Human Resources Department

P.O Box 1160

Red Lake, ON    P0V 2M0


Fax: (807) 727-1146

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. We will accommodate the needs of applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.  Please advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated.

Contact Us

  • 104 Howey Street
  • Red Lake, Ontario, Canada
  • P0V 2M0
  • P: 807.727.2424
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