Industrial Wastewater Operator in Harlan IA

Monogram Food Solutions
Title: 
Industrial Wastewater Operator
Date: 
11/12/2021
Job ID: 
29243
Location: 
Harlan IA
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Production Worker, Wastewater
Position Summary:

This is a skilled position that oversees, operates, and maintains a complex industrial wastewater pretreatment system that contains a variety of wastewater treatment processes and auxiliary equipment for the processing and handling of industrial wastewater and generated industrial byproducts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Operate and monitor all wastewater pretreatment plant equipment and make necessary adjustments based on findings.
  • Take periodic samples and perform and record the results of various laboratory tests to assess and monitor the condition of the system and determine optimal chemical and biological treatment.
  • Maintain the efficiency of plant and laboratory operations, including maintenance of equipment pumps, filters, and machinery, testing, quality control, and record-keeping procedures.
  • Read and record meter and gauge readings.
  • Maintain plant records, including operations logs, daily diaries, computer data entry, and chemical inventories.
  • In accordance with the Wastewater Discharge Permit, collect and submit all required effluent sampled to a certified laboratory.
  • Ensure timely reporting to local authorities and facility management if an upset or exceedance occurs.
  • Performs ground maintenance and housekeeping duties as needed.
  • Operate and monitor all wastewater pretreatment plant equipment and make necessary adjustments based on findings.
  • Take periodic samples and perform and record the results of various laboratory tests to assess and monitor the condition of the system and determine optimal chemical and biological treatment.
  • Maintain the efficiency of plant and laboratory operations, including maintenance of equipment pumps, filters, and machinery, testing, quality control, and record-keeping procedures.
  • Read and record meter and gauge readings.
  • Maintain plant records, including operations logs, daily diaries, computer data entry, and chemical inventories.
  • In accordance with the Wastewater Discharge Permit, collect and submit all required effluent sampled to a certified laboratory.
  • Ensure timely reporting to local authorities and facility management if an upset or exceedance occurs.
  • Performs ground maintenance and housekeeping duties as needed.

  • Job description, Essential Duties, and Responsibilities are subject to change at any time. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.


Qualifications:

Laboratory Experience and HS Diploma or equivalent are required.
  • Knowledge of:
    • Occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work
    • Chemical safety practices
    • General math and basic algebra skills
    • Practices and procedures used in operation and maintenance of wastewater pretreatment systems
    • Sampling methods and the physical and chemical tests used in treatment plant control
    • Servicing requirements of moving machinery
    • Hazards and safety practices involved in working around high voltage equipment and moving machinery
    • Process quality control requirements and remedial measures in dealing with process malfunctions and emergencies
  • Ability to:
    • Operate and maintain pumps, motors, and equipment
    • Read meters and gauges and other recording instruments
    • Maintain operating records
    • Use Microsoft Excel (including data entry, basic math formulas, and formatting)
    • Make mathematical computations
    • Read and comprehend written materials,
    • Learn technical and specialized processes pertinent to wastewater treatment plant work, including required laboratory analysis
    • Use common hand tools.
    • Work independently and understand and follow oral and written instructions
    • Work harmoniously with others
  • Health and Physical Condition Requirements:
    • Regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds
    • Regularly climb stairs and ladders
    • Able to work in wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  • Experience:
    • Laboratory Experience in a food processing environment required. Two to five years working with municipal and/or industrial wastewater preferred.
  • Education /Training:
    • High School Diploma or GED
  • License or Certificate:
    • Wastewater Operator License with the State of Iowa (Preferred)
    • Valid Motor Vehicle Operators License (Required)
  • We Offer:
    • Competitive Pay
    • Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(K)
  • How to Apply:

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