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Aquarium - Downtown Houston

Life Support Operator / Water Quality Technician

Position:

Life Support Operator (LSS Operator)/ Water Quality Technician

 

Job Summary:

The Life Support Operator is responsible for maintaining all the life support systems at the aquarium on a routine basis.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducting daily rounds on all life support and water works systems
  • Mixing of the aquarium’s salt water
  • Performing and recording daily water test on the water features of the park
  • Taking on basic plumbing assignments
  • Maintaining and monitoring of the large filtration systems on property
  • Repairing of equipment when needed. This usually involves, but is not limited to, changing bearings, seals, and impellers on motors and pumps as they go bad.
  • Assisting other departments when instructed
  • Routine cleaning of different life support areas
  • Assisting other Life Support Operators with projects
  • Technical repairs at other locations for the company
  • Other duties as they arise

Job Requirements:

  • Should have at least 1 year experience in a Life Support, water treatment, or related field
  • Should be organized and self-motivated with a desire to see projects through to completion
  • Should have basic knowledge of pumps, motors and filtration systems
  • Should have basic mechanical, electrical, carpentry and plumbing skills
  • Have basic automation or computer knowledge
  • Must be willing to work in various conditions as well as indoors and outdoors
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be flexible in shift times and during holidays
  • Must be available for overtime in emergency and non-emergency situations
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs, bend, stand, kneel, walk and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work well and closely with others
  • Must respond to alarm pages as they occur both on and off shift

 

Applications:

 

Qualified applicants may apply in person M-F, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.at the Downtown Aquarium Human Resources Office, 410 Bagby Street, Houston TX, 77002. They may also send a copy of their resume via email to Jeffrey Ginn at jginn@ldry.com

How to Apply

Qualified applicants may apply in person M-F, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.at the Downtown Aquarium Human Resources Office, 410 Bagby Street, Houston TX, 77002. They may also send a copy of their resume via email to Jeffrey Ginn at jginn@ldry.com

Aquarium - Downtown Houston
700 Water Street
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-223-3474

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