Job description

Accuworx Inc. (a GFL Environmental Company) is looking for a Waste Water Technician to support our Commercial lines of business out of our Toronto, ON site. The Water Treatment Technician will be primarily responsible for the operation and monitoring of mobile water treatment system(s) consisting of coagulation, sand and bag sediment filtration, media filtration etc.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operation and monitoring of mobile water treatment system(s)
  • Collect incoming water samples, record volumes and receiver information
  • Perform bench testing of incoming water to determine appropriate water treatment process
  • Actively contribute as required to ensure that projects maintain forward momentum
  • Work within the system and demonstrate the ability to effectively work in an established team oriented culture
  • High degree of hands-on versatility and ability to consult with Site Supervisor to execute contingency plans in a timely manner
  • Ensure the highest degree of compliance with standards and regulations related to Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental legislation in all phases of project activity

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Grade 12 education or equivalent College or University diploma
  • Flexible – The work schedule may change during project depending on performance. Shift work will probably be required and may include day, evening or night shifts. Multiple sites may have to be attended during a shift and candidate will be required to provide their own transportation to and from job sites.
  • Detail Oriented – System must be monitored closely to ensure it is operating within required parameters. A detailed operations log will be provided and must be filled out daily. Water samples will have to be taken and documented in accordance with proper sampling protocol.
  • Able to Work Outside – All system components are located outside and will be operational in all weather conditions.
  • Operate Equipment (Mechanically Inclined) – The successful candidate will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of plant equipment and mechanical connections to ensure optimum plant productivity. Responsibilities will also include moving and/or replacing media, bag filters, piping, hoses, totes, pumps and other equipment onsite as needed. Experience in plumbing and/or labor work is a major asset.
  • Ability to work independently while contributing to a team effort, and a willingness to be very hands-on

Working Condition:

  • Interaction with a variety of chemicals
  • Working with unpleasant odors at times

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GFL Environmental an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. We seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

GFL is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). GFL will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • RRSP match


  • Day shift


  • Water Treatment: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Job Water Technician in Toronto

GFL Environmental