Groundwater Water Treatment System Operator - Baltimore

Parsons Corp | Baltimore, MD

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Posted Date 5/14/2020

Groundwater Treatment System Operator, Baltimore, MD

Parsons offers the stability and recognition of an industry leader coupled with an entrepreneurial spirit.  We deliver landmark commercial infrastructure that supports global initiatives in energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education, communications and capital improvement programs. We are hiring colleagues with a “can do” mindset.  If you thrive in a high energy environment and on professional challenges, let’s get started! Parsons delivers safer, healthier and more sustainable communities.

Parsons is in search of a Groundwater Treatment System Operator on a full-time basis who:

Will function as the treatment system assistant operator, working as needed, for a ~ 20-35 gallon per minute groundwater/stormwater recovery and treatment system.  The treatment system employs a number of physical and chemical treatment unit operations including: activated carbon filtration, clarifier with polymer injection, pH adjustment, multimedia filters, and filter press. As an assistant operator, employee will work closely with the lead operator to ensure proper function of the system.

Daily operation of treatment facilities includes:

  • Operation of the pumping and controls equipment
  • Calibration of metering and monitoring equipment
  • Performance of basic field laboratory tests
  • Collect samples and maintain documentation in record logs
  • Perform routine laboratory analytical testing associated with day-to-day operation/optimization of the treatment process
  • Prepare required field and office reports of various activities and findings
  • Initiate basic reports and/or establish and maintain logs and records
  • Develop discharge monitoring reports for signature by others


  • 5 – 10 years of experience in the operation of water, wastewater, or groundwater treatment systems or related process systems involving physical and chemical treatment
  • Mechanical and Electrical troubleshooting and maintenance aptitude/experience essential
  • Experience with the operation and maintenance of chemical addition systems reactors, pumping systems, mixing systems, clarification and filter press systems is a plus
  • Knowledge of automated control systems and SCADA is a plus
  • Experience with treatment system start-up is a plus
  • Minimum High School diploma, or equivalent, and 5+ years of related work experience, or a 2-year degree in a related field with 4+ years of experience
  • Maryland Waterworks and Waste Systems Certification is required
  • Completion of a 40-hour HAZWOPER OSHA training course (with an annual 8-hour update- current preferred, expired acceptable) is preferred for industrial or hazardous wastewater operations
  • Driver’s license in good standing and vehicle
  • Basic computer skills and experience with email and Microsoft office applications (Word/Excel)
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, work in confined spaces, and work under inclement weather conditions
Job Category
Career Level
Entry Level

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