General SummaryWaste Water Technician Is responsible for performing trouble shooting, repair, planned maintenance and preventive maintenance. Perform lab duties and operate all Waste Water machinery as needed. Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules.
Job Description - WW Tech Grade 5
Operate waste water treatment facilities to control processing of wastewater from the production plant. This includes the high rate activated sludge system, sequencing batch reactors, dissolved air flotation units, equalization tanks, and the lagoon system
Operate all existing plant equipment, and new equipment installation to ensure the movement of wastewater
Understand compliance limitations, and operating with those limitations.
Optimize the operation of the wastewater treatment facility
Operate two belt presses and all auxiliary equipment for the processing and handling of sludge. This includes all conveyors, augers, heavy equipment and sludge bins.
Operate heavy equipment for moving wastewater activated sludge.
Load trucks with dewatered activated sludge using heavy equipment
Diagnose operating problems and perform necessary corrective action during work shift
Monitor gauges, meters, flow and control panels
Maintain shift log; records meter and gauge readings
Perform routine equipment PMs and cleaning
Enter data in company database and/or Microsoft office suite
Operate company vehicle to collect wastewater samples and perform routine laboratory analysis at the wastewater sight, production plants, and farmland
Perform custodial duties as necessary
Understands and carries out oral and written directions
Perform general labor duties to assist maintenance
Required to work weekends and Holidays as necessary
Work overtime as required to provide coverage as necessary
Job Qualifications (preferred)
2 years experience operating waste water treatment plants
2 years experience with environmental compliance in hazardous waste management, and general stormwater regulations and requirements, and general auditing
Basic familiarity with all aspects of operating a biological waste water treatment plant
Able to use computers and applications such as MS office
Must be able to perform full physical requirements of position
Valid California drivers license required
Computer literacy required
Strong ability to work in a team environment
Leprino Foods Company