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Industrial Technician in Training

Turlock, CA

Posted: 07/05/2024 Industry: Facilities & Industrial Maintenance Job Number: 193047 Pay Rate: $25 per hour

Job Description

HKA Enterprises is unable to support C2C. 3rd party submissions and C2C requests will not be considered for any positions.
HKA is working on behalf of Jacobs and this role is to support Jacobs’ work through HKA.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Read meters and gauges, conduct tests and record data.
  • Regenerate and rinse softener systems, assist and/or perform cleaning of Microfiltration and RO membrane systems.
  • Draws samples of product from tanks or sumps for laboratory testing.
  • Report unit operating conditions to lead technicians or control room supervisor and monitors trends to assess plant process optimization.
  • Make adjustments for evaporator vessel and heat exchanger cleaning, belt press controls and limit waste production using efficient plant processes.
  • Turn valves and switches to regulate temperature, pressure, pH, and flow rates, regulate equipment, such as compressors and blowers.  Gauge product in tanks and operate pumps and agitators to mix polymer.
  • Patrol area and inspect equipment to detect malfunction and leakage, report findings, and assist maintenance staff (estimated max 20% of day shift only) in performing routine and non-routine maintenance and repairs.
  • Learn and maintain an overall understanding of all systems and upgrades to train others and perform optimization.
  • Learn and maintain a constant awareness of new or different procedures or techniques for improving operations or assist in implementing new procedures.
  • Learn, assist, and maintain control room and plant housekeeping and provide cleaning assistance to others.
  • Observe and monitor chemical offloading and perform drum change-outs of drum or small volume chemicals.
  • Utilize All Terrain Lift to move sludge dumpsters, unload and load materials, dump trash dumpsters, provide assistance with outage maintenance activities.
  • Show initiative to work as a team with others as required and have ability to work alone.
  • Support and comply with all environmental health and safety programs and policies

Job Requirements


  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, mechanical and electrical diagrams and drawings
  • Knowledge of basic water treatment and filtration processes
  • Familiarity with general industrial equipment operations and maintenance of motors and pumps
  • Ability to operate all terrain lift and/or forklift in safe manner
  • Basic mechanical experience or aptitude to learn
  • Basic Electrical and Pneumatic experience
  • PC/PLC experience preferred
  • Basic Chemical Hygiene, laboratory skills, or HAZCOM experience preferred
  • Proficiency with basic computer software preferred (MS Office, email, internet applications)
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work and communicate independently and with team
  • Ability to write detailed technical entries and good verbal communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • 6 months experience preferred as similar responsibilities (not required to be in same field)

Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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