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Manufacturing Wastewater Treatment Operator

Newburyport, Mass

Wastewater Treatment Operator

        *This is a Direct Hire position with Benefits for an established growing company
  • Meet daily with operators on previous and succeeding shifts regarding status & strategy.
  • Visit the WWT plant a minimum of three times per shift to monitor operations.
  • Collect samples, test, and record findings on Daily Lab Worksheet.
  • Monitor operation of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps.
  • Monitor operation of warehouse lift station pumps.
  • Monitor and adjust positive & negative pressures on DAF recycle system.
  • Monitor and manually clear DAF Effluent Screen of nuts, etc.
  • Determine need for chemical adjustment to system.
  • Adjust pumping rates and/or manually add chemicals to system as needed.
  • Monitor chemical supply.
  • Change barrels and/or mix chemical concentrates with water as needed.
  • Add nutrients to Mixed Liquor tanks as directed.
  • Check for presence of microscopic life in mixed liquor.
  • Make daily entries to Wastewater Treatment Log Book.
  • Record daily flow data on Daily Flow Worksheets.
  • Perform laboratory testing (including: BOD, TSS, DO, pH, 30-min. settle-able)
  • Calibrate pH meters using 2-pt buffer method.
  • Change circular chart on Partlow Controller on weekly basis.
  • Perform preventive maintenance functions (including greasing motors, etc.) per schedule.
  • Assist maintenance personnel in repair functions.
  • Maintain clean & safe working conditions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and experience necessary:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Operator’s License
  • Grade 2  Municipal  (minimum).
  • (License is achieved via state exam  /  License is maintained via 10 TCHs per year)
  • Must be certified in First Aid, CPR, and Blood-borne Pathogens.
  • Ability to lift 60 lbs. and carry it up three flights of stairs.
  • Ability to work in environment featuring strong (unpleasant) aromas.
  • Possessing normal to excellent manual dexterity and motor skills.
  • Possessing good hand-eye coordination.
  • Must be able to work independently.


Joe Perry
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