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Waste Water Treatment Operator- Stratford CT

Company name
Enovity Inc

Location
Stratford, CT, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Bluecollar, Water Plant, Accounting

Posted on
Jul 29, 2021

Valid Through
Nov 11, 2021

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Job Description

Operates and maintains water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in

water/wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements.

Tends automatic and semi-automatic machines and related equipment including

pumps, engines, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, chemical feed

and odor control and vacuum filters used to decontaminate waste water by settling,

aeration and sludge digestion.

Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control

to regulate flow.

Monitors flow meters, gauges, flow ratios, pressures and related controls through

instrument panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units in

assigned area.

Monitors and records operating conditions observations and data in area shift log.

Ensures conformance to process specifications. Diagnoses basic operational problems

and takes corrective action per procedure. Verifies and reports suspected

malfunctions and variances to supervisor. Performs routine and preventative

maintenance and maintenance related items as assigned.

Performs field tests (chemical and physical) in order to pace chemical dosages for

process.

Samples wastewater and sludge according to schedule.

Prepares chemical solutions and services automatic samplers.

Monitors process chemical supplies and recommends reorder.

Performs lab tests applicable to permit testing and reporting per procedures.

Performs routine instrument calibration for portable meters including, but not limited

to pH, percent oxygen and lower explosive limit.

Performs manual labor including filling and emptying of machine bins and cleaning

equipment, facilities and grounds as required.

Performs minor maintenance including, but not limited to, routine preventive

maintenance, lubrication and minor adjustments.

Operates vehicles for plant operational purposes.

Practices good housekeeping in assigned area and properly disposes of waste

according to safety and environmental policies.

May assist in other areas of plant as directed. May assist with orienting or training

new or less experienced Operators.Works under General Supervision: Broad instructions covering generally what is to be done,

limitations, quality and quantity expected, deadlines and priorities are given.

Additional, specific instructions are given for new, difficult, or unusual assignments.

Supervisor assures that the work is technically accurate and in compliance with instructions or

established procedures.

Job Requirements

High School education or equivalent with the ability to read, write and comprehend English

(operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic math

equations. Associate’s degree in a science or technical area strongly preferred.

Two to five years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods,

techniques, and practices of water/wastewater treatment.

Must demonstrate proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal

Protection Equipment), including respirators, gas detectors, confined space equipment, etc.)

Must consistently demonstrate the ability to operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or

exceeding processing and quality targets under general supervision.

Must demonstrate ability to efficiently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge,

generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control,

disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses, and measuring/control devices,

testing equipment and material handling equipment.

Must have the ability to diagnose process and mechanical problems in single or multiple unit

processes, troubleshoot basic equipment and take corrective action within policy and procedure

limitations.

Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.

Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or

new responsibilities readily.

Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

Employee Orientation, Departmental Operating Procedures, Safety, OSHA and Quality Training.

HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response) Level I and II certification if

required by site.

Forklift Certification if required at site. Works toward higher level water treatment certification.

May perform more advanced functions as part of training and development.

Work Environment:

Spends 100% of time in operations environment. May need to work outside in inclement weather

conditions and drive company vehicle to perform duties.

Possible Work Hazards:

May be exposed to possible operations hazards including fumes, toxic and caustic chemicals, heavy

machinery, high pressure, hot or cold work environment temperatures, slippery surfaces, water

hazards and electrical equipment.

Physical Demands:

Amount of time spent – Standing 25%, Walking 75% for as many as five miles per shift.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required use hands to finger,

handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally

required to stoop, kneel, or crouch and enter confined spaces. May be required to use ladders or

stairs.

The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds (occasionally 60 pounds). Specific vision

abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust

focus. Requires close visual observation to detect process non-conformance and machine

malfunction.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Company info

Enovity Inc
Website : http://www.enovity.com

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