Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator - A Shift

Posted 18 Jan 2023

Jaffrey, New Hampshire - United States

Req Id 259712


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Your Role:

The Wastewater Operator will provide operational and maintenance support to MilliporeSigma’s new wastewater treatment plant in Jaffrey, NH to ensure compliance with discharge permit requirements and the support of manufacturing processes. In addition, the Wastewater Operator will provide will part of a team responsible for treatment systems consisting of anaerobic digestion, aerobic treatment, and membrane bio reactors (MBRs). This includes all associated pumps and lift stations.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform critical sampling and analysis of wastewater facility operations, such as biological oxygen demand, total suspended solids, and pH to evaluate treatment system health and regulatory compliance
  • Perform preventative maintenance on treatment system components such as pumps, valves, blowers, pH probes, etc.
  • Collection and preparation of samples for third-party laboratory evaluation
  • Maintain required wastewater records, logs and checklists of facility operations
  • Assist in maintaining monthly air emission logs and calculations
  • Support stormwater and SPCC inspections
  • Work conscientiously, adhere to EH&S policies and processes, and be aware of safety hazards
  • Participate in 24 hour on-call rotation
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, plumbing, lighting/electrical issues with assistance from the Facilities group
  • Work collaboratively with manufacturing departments to respond and adjust to different wastewater flows and loadings
  • Coordinate the shipment of non-hazardous wastewater streams to third-party treatment facilities
  • Assist with bulk and non-bulk chemical deliveries
  • Perform confined space entry and work at heights when required
  • Inform Manager in a timely manner of variations in operating conditions or of any plant issues, repairs, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management
  • A Shift: Monday - Friday 6AM - 2:30PM


Physical Attributes

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand, bend, walk for 8 hour periods
  • Comfortable with ladder use and work at heights
  • Ability to work outside during extreme cold/heat


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies or High school diploma or GED and 3+ years’ experience in wastewater operations or environmental position


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SCADA systems
  • Powered Industrial Vehicle Operator
  • Technical and mechanical experience


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