Waste Water Operators perform all functions as required for the analysis and treatment of industrial waste water and discharges treated waste water once treated to within acceptable discharge limits. They also sample waste water and analyze for all components as specified in site work instructions. These roles (5 openings) support 24/7/365 operations meaning weekend and holiday coverage are required.
Operates sludge dewatering and separating equipment and sludge drying equipment when applicable.
Operates the fork lift for material flow in waste treatment facility as well as any other site obligations including drum deliveries and waste pickups.
Samples and analyzes facility effluent and records results.
Operates polymer feed systems and sludge thickening equipment.
Monitors intake of waste water.
Performs treatment of wastecwater through either automated or manual operations and procedures.
Performs facility audits of equipment and inventories.
Operates in a safe and efficient manner with a focus on environmental sustainability.
Takes necessary steps as specified in work instructions if effluent analysis are high or exceed allowable limits.
Completes reports relating to site activities as required by site manager.
Attends site meetings as required by site manager.
Communicates all process, health and safety or equipment deficiencies to site manager immediately.
Maintains housekeeping duties for work area.
Operates/uses the following equipment:
pH/ion specific meters
Atomic absorption spec
Level controllers/flow controllers
Plate and frame filter press
RTO and sludge drying equipment
Agitators and mixing systems
Sludge transfer systems
Chemical holding and transfer systems
Automatic control valves
High school diploma (or GED); Associate’s degree preferred
Minimum 1 year of related experience
Strong technical service and mechanical aptitude
Strong data collection / organization / presentation skills
Above average verbal and written communication skills
Experience with Excel required
Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work in high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather). The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, walk, stand; sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
All job offers are contingent upon a background check, SSN verification, and drug screen.
Abednego Environmental Services was recently acquired by Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Abednego is part of Ecolab’s Nalco Water business operations.As a Tier 1 Supplier, Abednego’s key offerings include total paint booth management, engineering services and post treatment operations. Abednego currently operates and manages systems in autom...otive plants throughout the U.S. Abednego will be a critical part of the Nalco Water business, specifically its Automotive Solutions team. Abednego’s offerings will augment existing Nalco Water solutions and open the door to future innovations that support the automotive market.