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Northern Waterworks Inc. provides premium water/wastewater operations to Municipal, First Nation, and corporate clients. We are a high growth company expanding rapidly throughout Ontario; now with divisions in Northwestern Ontario, Northeastern Ontario and Southern Ontario.
The Water / Wastewater Operator is responsible for operating and maintaining water treatment plants and wastewater treatment facilities.

Position: Water / Wastewater Operator

• Location: Ignace
• Permanent Full Time
• 40-hour work week: 8 hours per day, Monday to Friday, with rotational weekend and statutory holiday on-call responsibilities (24 hours / day)
Roles and Responsibilities
• Managing wastewater treatment/ sewage treatment, and sewage collection
• Operating and monitoring equipment I.e., Pumps, valves, filters, and other machinery involved in the treatment process
• Compliance and reporting to demonstrate compliance with environmental standards
• Conducting water quality test, and monitoring the quality of water being treated
• Troubleshooting any issues of equipment and perform routine maintenance tasks to keep the treatment facility operating efficiently
• Performing other duties as required


• 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

• 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-paced 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.


We are an equal opportunity employer.

Resumes stating qualifications and work experience related to the selection criteria shall be submitted to Human Resources via email to quoting the position noted above.
Posting Date: January 16, 2024
Closing Date: January 30, 2024

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
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