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Waste Water Treatment Operator




•    Safe and compliant operation of the Industrial Wastewater Treatment system. 
•    Monitor and troubleshoot all equipment associated with wastewater treatment facility. 
•    Observe variation in operating conditions and interpret meter and gauge readings and test results. 
•    Collect samples and conduct laboratory tests. 
•    Operate laboratory instrumentation as required. 
•    Respond to and correct situations causing alarms in the WWT area. 
•    Performs assigned preventative maintenance activities on wastewater treatment equipment. 
•    Record and take samples of all effluent discharges to be reported to the EGLE for DMR's. 
•    Receive deliveries of WWT chemicals as required. 



•    Associates or bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering or associated field OR equivalent experience with state certification in a municipal or industrial wastewater treatment facility, required 
•    Approximately 5 or more years of experience of wastewater treatment facility operation, required 
•    Thorough understanding of wastewater treatment processes, including active sludge, anaerobic digestion, sludge thickening, dissolved air floatation, and chemical clarification 
•    Have or be willing to obtain the following certifications within the first year of hire: A1b – Plain Clarification, A1h – Non-contact Cooling Water, A2b – Filtration of Wastewater, A2c – Air Floatation, B2a – Chemical Clarification, C2a - Disinfection, and C3a – Activated Sludge 
•    Be able to use independent judgement 
•    Be able to work in a team environment 
•    Be able to contribute to continuous improvement and innovation activities 
•    50% indoor (climate controlled) and 50% outdoor (all weather conditions) work 


At Reckitt, we recognise that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. That’s why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you. Come and join a team whose purpose is to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world.

All qualified applicants to Reckitt will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; 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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