Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator in La Crosse WI

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City Brewing Company
Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator
Job ID: 
La Crosse WI
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Job Types:
Production Worker, Wastewater


City Brewing Company, a premier beverage co-packer located in La Crosse, WI, has an immediate opening for a self-motivated and team-oriented Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator to join our Engineering department. This position operates, regulates and maintains wastewater treatment plant equipment to assure continued operation of the City Brewery&##39;s wastewater treatment plant and associated facilities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited, to:

  • Observes equipment operation for proper functioning and to record readings, including devices for atmospheric gases.
  • Operates digesters. Drains supernatant, transfers sludge, drains water traps, checks temperature and adjusts valves.
  • Monitors entire treatment process including removal of foreign material, dumping grit buckets, operating de-gritting equipment and operating mechanical sludge handling equipment.
  • Operates effluent odor control equipment, including use of high strength peroxide.
  • Collects sewage and sludge samples for analysis.
  • Operates and cleans automatic samplers.
  • Performs minor/routine equipment repairs and assists maintenance staff as needed.
  • Assist with general treatment plant facilities maintenance.
  • Cleans work areas, treatment plant and lift stations.


  • ·High school diploma or equivalent. Vocational/technical training in wastewater treatment plant operation/equipment preferred.
  • One to two years progressively responsible wastewater treatment plant operating experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude including strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong math skills including percentages, fractions, division and multiplication.
  • Ability to complete confined spaces training and pass respirator clearance exam.
  • Demonstrated motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to operate equipment and machinery requiring complex and rapid adjustments, such as valves, equipment controls, hoist, pumps, blowers, sampling equipment, snow removal equipment, common hand tools, toxic gas meter, protective equipment and computer terminal.
  • Ability to work in an environment with exposure to strong chemicals, odors, gases, and irritants with proper training and provided PPE.
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