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Waste Treatment Plant Operator



Performs duties associated with daily operation of the Waste Treatment facility. Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
•    Monitor and troubleshoot all equipment associated with the waste treatment facility
•    Perform chemical, physical, and biological testing for process monitoring and to fulfill the requirements of the NPDES permit
•    Gather necessary samples
•    Performs assigned preventative maintenance of waste treatment equipment
•    Disassemble and assemble various machinery
•    Perform quality and safety inspections on all parts and equipment
•    Complete all necessary transactions, reports, and documentation
•    Maintain a clean and sanitary environment
•    Be able to use independent judgement and work well within a team environment


•    Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or associated field or equivalent experience with State certification in municipal or industrial wastewater treatment facility is preferred
•    Good understanding of wastewater treatment processes, including activated sludge, anaerobic digestion, sludge thickening, dissolved air flotation, chemical clarification, filtration and disinfection.
•    By the end of the apprentice program, the following State certifications must be obtained: A1b, A1h,
•    A2b, A2c, B2a, C2a, C3a, and storm water operations


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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