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Parsons Corporation Water Treatment Operator in Faro, Yukon Territory

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Job Description:

Parsons has been successful in winning environmental and mining projects in Northern Canada and will be aggressively pursuing additional northern projects. We are a world-class leader in providing in-depth engineering, construction, technical, and management services. Our employees deliver landmark commercial, industrial, environmental, energy, power, and renewable infrastructure - and provide innovative solutions to complex environmental, water quality, supply, treatment, watershed, and wastewater projects. We hire colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on solving project challenges in a high-energy environment. Parsons is helping to build a healthier and more sustainable world.

Parsons is seeking Water Treatment Operators for our Faro Mine Site. In this role, under minimal supervision, you will perform a variety of nonroutine tasks in support of the professional staff within the assigned unit.

Please Note: This posting is for potential future or ongoing needs and is reflective of the type of person we want to hire for this role. We anticipate this position being available with the next 3-6 months. Responses to your application may be delayed based on when an opening of this type becomes available.


The Water Treatment Operator plays a crucial role in the successful operation and maintenance of all water treatment plant equipment and related water storage and conveyance facilities at the Faro Mine Complex (FMC). As a water treatment operator you will perform a variety of various functions that may include the following:

  • Operation of water treatment facilities

  • Monitoring of dams, spillways and other water streams

  • Manage support equipment including pumps and piping

  • Work four-on four-off 12-hour shifts

  • Complete timely and accurate daily records of plant and pumping performance

  • Conduct daily site inspection and record observations.

  • Notify Management of any issues relating to the water treatment process, pumps and pipelines

  • Maintain a high standard of house-keeping at all times.

  • Engage in all forms of labour to assist in the successful operation of all water treatment processes.

  • Assist site trades people and operations personnel as necessary.

  • Attend training sessions as required

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Mechanical aptitude.

  • Willingness to work in a team environment.

  • Willingness to resolve issues in a professional manner.

  • Willingness to take initiative and be self motivated.

  • Willingness to accept accountability for their work.

  • Understanding of time management.

  • Capable of the safe handling of lime and other chemicals.

  • Able to adapt to change.

  • Ability to lift up to 20 kg.

  • Valid class 5 driver's license

  • Familiar with computer skills -Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Proven understanding of safe work practices and mitigating risk.

  • Ability to work with little supervision and function in a multidiscipline environment.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.