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Wastewater Plant Operator

Company: Ecolab Inc.
Location: Olathe
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Wastewater Plant Operator

Join Ecolab's Nalco Water Managed Operations group providing onsite reliable and efficient operations while keeping people safe and reducing environmental impact. Help our customers reduce water, energy, and other natural resource consumption, improve productivity, and reduce operational risk.

What's in it For You:

* On-the-Job Training to start or develop a career in a high demand field
* Opportunity for a long term, advanced technical career path
* Access to best in class resources, tools, and technology
* Thrive in a company that values a culture of safety to include top-notch safety training and personal protection equipment
* High safety standards and excellent training
* Opportunities to train for and seek Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Wastewater Certifications
* Paid Time Off, 401k+ match, Retirement Savings, Health insurance, biweekly pay, provided uniforms and safety items.

What You Will Do:

* Operate, monitor, and trouble-shoot the facility and its processes in accordance with established procedures
* Perform testing on lab samples, analyze and record results and data in accordance with company and regulatory requirements
* Comply with all OSHA and Company Safety Programs and requirements
* Handle general maintenance and upkeep around the wastewater plant to ensure well-kept work environment
* Maintain log book, data entry in log sheets, and weekly summaries to Site Manager
* Obtain and monitor weekly Commodity Chemical Inventories
* Visual inspections of plant equipment and perform PM and emergency maintenance as required i.e. Pumps, Sludge Press, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

* High school diploma or equivalent
* Must be 18 years of age or older
* Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
* Basic hand tool selection & use.
* Able to work in an industrial setting with little supervision, and self-direct work as needed.
* Basic computer literacy (email, MS Office, etc)

Preferred Qualifications:

* Previous Experience in Industrial Wastewater Treatment or Maintenance
* State Level Water or Wastewater Treatment Certifications
* Experience in heavy industry- particularly steel / metals manufacturing
* Familiarity with computer based controls (SCADA, HMI, CMMS, etc)

Physical Demands:

* Must be able to physically perform the essential duties of the position which include lifting up to 50 pounds, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, balancing, walking, standing, climbing vertical ladders
* Must be able to pass a drug screen and physical exam
* Must be willing to work indoors and outdoors in all seasons and weather, including potential uneven ground, or on wet, or snow / ice covered ground.
* May work in hot, cold, noisy, or dirty conditions.
* About Nalco Water:

In a world with increasing water shortage and contamination challenges, Nalco Water, an Ecolab company, helps customers conserve more than 161 billion gallons of water each year. We work with customers across the world in the light industry (institutional, food & beverage, transportation and manufacturing), heavy industry (chemical, power and primary metals industries), paper and mining operations to reduce, reuse, and recycle their water while protecting their systems and equipment. Nalco Water provides the unique opportunity to work with a broad suite of technologies to deliver automated monitoring systems, data analysis and deep technical expertise to increase efficiency, sustainability and performance for our customers.on making, works according to daily planned as directed by Shift Lead or Maintenance Supervisor.


Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. Click here to see our benefits.

If you are viewing this posting on a site other than our Ecolab Career website, view our benefits at jobs.ecolab.com/working-here.

Covid-19 Vaccine Notice (Does not apply to Purolite positions)

Due to local mandates and customer requirements, applicants for certain customer-facing positions must be fully vaccinated (which in some situations requires a booster if eligible), unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab. You will be asked for proof of your vaccination status. All applicants should be aware that Ecolab is a federal contractor. If the federal contractor vaccine mandate is reinstated in its current form, all Ecolab employees will need to be vaccinated, or have an approved religious or medical accommodation in place.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Ecolab will provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with our application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require accommodation assistance in this application process, please call Ecolab Recruiting Support at (866) 841-6682 for assistance.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Ecolab Inc., Olathe , Wastewater Plant Operator, Other , Olathe, Kansas

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