Job Opportunity - Desalination & Water Treatment Technician-in-Training Saltworks Technologies Inc.

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Desalination & Water Treatment Technician-in-Training Saltworks Technologies Inc.

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Posted: Apr 15, 2016AlumnusNoDivisionN/ASalary LevelCompetitiveJob FunctionEngineeringDesired Start DateApril 18, 2016Approximate Hours Per Week45

Saltworks Technologies Inc. ( is a BC-based innovative clean technology company. We develop and build breakthrough low energy desalination and water treatment technologies that treat the world's most toxic waters. Our customers include NASA, the Navy, oil & gas, mining, and other industrial companies. We offer an exciting and rewarding work environment to talented, professional, and hardworking individuals. We are expanding our team of desalination and water treatment technicians to support delivery, commissioning, and operation of our revolutionary desalination plants. The position will be based in our Richmond Facility, located at 13800 Steveston Highway, and also requires working at our international customer sites. We are looking for a hardworking individual with a positive attitude, who is willing to learn and assist as required. We will invest in training the right individuals; however, you must have the following experience and traits. These skills and traits will be tested so please do not apply unless you can honestly confirm a fit. Please include a simple covering letter or email highlighting how you fit these traits and provide relevant examples. We welcome samples of prior work or personal projects, pictures, transcripts, and reference letters. 1. Technical aptitude: the applicant must have formal relevant post-secondary education in a technical trade, chemistry, science, or engineering. Please include your grades and transcripts in your application. We welcome applications from technologist and engineering recent graduates as there are long-term career paths for both types of applicants at Saltworks. 2. Mechanical and technical problem solving capability: the applicant must have hands-on mechanical or computer related background, for example, repairing bikes, cars, or building projects (i.e. fixing and building computers and phones, or being the family go-to handyperson / person for gadgets). Experience in troubleshooting process, mechanical, or electrical systems will be considered an asset. The applicant may be expected to change out pumps and complete light pipe fitting. 3. Computer literacy: the applicant must be competent with computer and basic software operation, specifically in Microsoft Excel. 4. Interest in work-travel and customer interface: the applicant will be expected to travel internationally and work at our customer sites, roughly 2-3 weeks at a time with as much as 40% of the work away from home. The applicant must have good listening and communication skills as well as excellent customer interfacing skills. 5. Endurance and completion: this position is not for the faint-hearted. The applicant must have endurance and perseverance to see challenging projects through to completion, at times working long days in faraway locations ("Get the job done" attitude to meet customer deadlines). We welcome current and past examples demonstrating your perseverance and work ethics in a fast -paced team environment (i.e. competitive sports, competitions, awards, achievements). If you have the above experience and character traits, we would love to hear from you. We will invest in training talented people on desalination, water treatment, how to operate our plants, and technical requirements. Compensation will be competitive. Please apply to with "Water Treatment Technician-RR" in the subject line. We will focus on candidates that respond directly to the above five questions in a covering email or letter. If you have any examples or pictures of relevant work or personal projects that demonstrate your technical skills, please include them in your application. Please re-apply if you have previously applied to Saltworks. We have received good resumes in the past that were not a match at the time but could be an excellent fit for this position. No phone calls or recruiters, please.



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