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Water Wastewater Operator-Environmental Technician

Job ID: R-18974
Position Overview:Operate and maintain water and wastewater treatment systems and associated equipment and keep appropriate records documenting compliance to permit requirements. Assist in site efforts to consistently demonstrate adherence to all applicable safety and environmental regulations. Comply with all standard operating procedures and requirements under the Paw Paw Quality Management System (ISO 9001), Environmental Management System (ISO 14001) and Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001). Perform all tasks in a safe manner to ensure achievement of Quality, Safety and Cost objectives.

Function Specific Activities:


Minimum Job Requirements:????



  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Ability to pay attention to detail. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand instructions given in English.

  • Ability to read and understand equipment operations manuals, basic electrical and mechanical drawings and to perform maintenance tasks (after training) as related to wastewater equipment.

  • Ability to work eight-hour shifts, 12-hour shifts or other work schedules as determined by business need, including overtime as required.

  • Ability to participate in an ?on-call? schedule. Valid Michigan driver's license.


Essential Duties:



  • Operate Water Reclamation Plant and associated equipment

  • Operate Water Treatment Plant and associated equipment

  • Monitor storm water basins and outside storage areas

  • Resolve minor equipment technical issues

  • Maintain equipment and area cleanliness to ensure compliance with all plant standards.

  • Perform preventive maintenance duties

  • Maintain accurate records and logs

  • Operate all testing lab equipment and properly conduct sampling tests.

  • Generate work orders

  • Troubleshoot and correct problems during equipment operation.

  • Comply with all standard safety practices, Company rules, and policies.

  • Identify deficiencies within area of responsibility and implement or recommend appropriate corrective actions.

  • Conduct safety tours of site once per shift to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations

  • Conduct periodic audits of the production areas to determine chemical or water usage

  • Record utility meter readings

  • Update Excel spreadsheets of water and wastewater metrics

  • Minor outdoor clean-up activities?

  • Attend pre-treatment course(s) and obtain passing grade(s)

  • Ability to obtain the following certifications within two years:


Wastewater Certifications



  • A-1h: Non-Contact Cooling Water

  • A-1i: Storm Water Management - Industrial Site

  • C-3a: Activated Sludge


Drinking Water Certification



  • S-5: Limited Treatment - Noncommunity Supply

  • Certify as ?technician level? Hazardous Materials Responder as part of the site Haz-Mat Team

  • Obtain forklift license and personnel lift operator certification within certification period


Working Conditions:?



  • Work involves exposure to temperature extremes, indoor/outdoor transition, heights, high noise levels, wet conditions, dust, moving equipment, vibrations and vapors.

  • Equipment Used: Common laboratory equipment, personal computer, forklift, hoist, hand cart, hand tools, measuring instruments, equipment operations manuals and MSDSs.

  • Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to safety glasses, safety toe shoes/boots and hearing protection.


Job Requirements:


Years of Experience:


Leadership Behaviors:



  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our?business(encompassing?everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation).?



  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).



  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.?



  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible.?



  • DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential.?


Growth Behaviors:



  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.

  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.

  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.

  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.

  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.

  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
 

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