Job Information

WSP USA Lead Specialist, Field Services in Los Angeles, California

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Water Treatment Plant Operator for our North Hollywood Field Office. The following locations will also be considered: Los Angeles; Costa Mesa; and Orange . The Operator will be involved in projects with our North Hollywood, Earth & Environment, Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP USA, you will be eligible for our extensive benefits program, including medical, dental, and vision coverage. Furthermore, you will be eligible to participate in our 401k savings program, which includes a company matching plan.

Your Impact

Required Qualifications:

  • Drinking Water Treatment Plant operations experience, including SCADA systems

  • Knowledge of basic drinking water treatment technologies such as: mechanical filtration systems, liquid phase granular activated carbon (LPGAC), Ion Exchange (IX) resins, advanced oxidation process,and water amendment injection systems (acid, H2O2, etc.).

  • CA T2 operator license (or higher)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Project)

  • Basic mechanical aptitude

  • Familiarity with piping, valving and electrical control systems

  • General environmental and water sampling experience

  • Able to remotely review and respond to alarms outside of normal business hours.

  • Able to make occasional emergency troubleshooting off-hours trips to the site, as needed.

  • 40 hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certificate or ability within 1-month

  • Must be able to pass a background check for security clearance purposes

  • Must be able to pass a HAZWOPER physical and be medically able to wear a tight-fitting respirator / Fit for Duty Exam / Medical Exam.

  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.

  • This role is subject to a client-mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of this policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.

WSP Benefits:

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career. These benefits include coverage related to medical, dental, vision, disability, and life; retirement savings; paid sick leave; paid vacation (or other personal time); paid parental leave; and paid time off for purposes of bereavement, voting, and/or attendance at naturalization proceedings.


Expected Salary (all locations): $103,500 - $150,200

WSP USA is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it might pay and offer for this position, based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to internal equity and specific geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, and/or federal law.