Lead Operator

We are currently seeking a Lead Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator with exceptional leadership skills. The successful candidate will work out of town in a camp setting on a rotation schedule and spend time working from our office or yard/shop in Acheson, Ab.

Applicants must be mechanically inclined and will hold a valid driver’s license, be a team player, communicate well with clients and team members and be dependable. A pre-screening Drug and Alcohol test may be required.

-Operate and maintain company assets and equipment without direct supervision.
-Ensure regulatory compliance in accordance with Provincial and/or local Regulations.
-Develop procedures and policies as required for various plant operations.
-Submit work orders to customers for billing purposes.
-Develop and update emergency response plans.
-Enter daily operational data and sample results into daily tracking forms.
-Develop daily/monthly/yearly reports on plant operations.
-Track and manage preventative maintenance for entire fleet.
-Repair minor mechanical and electrical issue’s and notify management of required major repairs and maintenance.
-Complete all required daily HSE documents including FLRA’s, JSA’s, and vehicle/equipment inspections.
-Assist in developing O&M manuals.
-Manage plant consumable and required materials.
-Document and manage spare parts inventory/use.
-Oversee and manage 2-3 Level I/II Operators at any time in conjunction with manager.
-Manage many aspects of regulatory compliance including regular effluent sampling, obtaining permits, arranging inspections, preparing reports, dispersal field design etc.
-Establish and maintain customer relations


-High school diploma
-Min 2-3 years experience in the industry at a lead or supervisor capacity
-Alberta Level II Certification in Wastewater Treatment
-Alberta Level II AWWOA Certification in Waste Collection (Preferred)
-Alberta Private Sewage Systems Certification (Preferred)
-Experience working with Oil & Gas, OH&S programs and processes
-Must have strong computer, communication and organizational skills
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
-Ability to work effectively with team members
-Great problem solving skills
-Strong organizational skills
-Legally able to work in Canada

To Apply

Please email your resume to info@blackopalenergy.com

Please ensure the email subject line reads “Employment Opportunity”

We would like to thank all who submitted their resumes however only those being considered will be contacted.

Please do not drop off you resume in person.

We will not be accepting submissions from recruiting agencies.