Waste Water Technician in Cass City MI

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Dairy Farmers of America
Waste Water Technician
Job ID: 
Cass City MI
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Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Production Worker, Wastewater

General Purpose:

Ensure that waste water treatment facility is operating effectively and efficiently. Must be proficient in an activated sludge treatment, including nitrification processes in industrial waste water setting, based on a membrane bioreactor (MBR). Must also have working knowledge of waste water equipment and trouble shooting and problem solving skills.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be on-call to respond to emergencies and breakdowns at the waste treatment facility
  • Maintain chemical levels and adjustments
  • Read gauges and meters and accurately record findings
  • Prepare and maintain accurate paperwork such as records, logs, orders, surveys, and routine reports as directed
  • Perform standardized water process control, monitoring, and compliance sampling and testing including Ammonia, COD, BOD, Total Suspended Solids, Total Phosphorus, Total Residual Chlorine, Temperature, and Total Dissolved Solids
  • Collect wastewater samples for analysis by state lab
  • Maintain daily narrative logs and record plant operating data as required in logs and operations software
  • Provide effective, timely, and respectful communication and interactions with other employees, supervisors, and suppliers
    • Follow all DFA GMPs and work in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements
    • Maintain safe working conditions for employees and compliance with all state and federal regulations regarding health and safety issues
    • Dedicate effort to safety as we expect every employee to leave work in the same condition as they arrived
    • Exhibit the values and ethics of Dairy Farmers of America through honesty, discretion, and sound judgement
    • Adhere to all DFA Quality, Safety, and GMP policies and procedures and report any nonconformity
    • Perform other related functions assigned by management or as they become apparent
    • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required.
    • Other duties may be assigned as required.
  • Foster teamwork consistent with our company and plant Mission, Vision, and Core Values
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