• Wastewater Operator

  • Job Title:                                             Wastewater Operator

    Position Reports To:                       Plant Manager

    FLSA Status:                                       Hourly

    Position Purpose Summary: The Wastewater Operator for the daily operation of and repairs, up keep and maintenance to the Wastewater systems.

    Principal Job Responsibilities:

    • Adhere to all Food Safety Policies and GMP practices.
    • Applicable department/area of responsibility training to be completed and maintained
    • Perform maintenance for the Wastewater systems
    • Maintain Wastewater Operations to insure safe workplace
    • Insure safety measures are enforced throughout the facilities
    • Comply with MDNRE discharge permits
    • Perform daily equipment inspections
    • Perform bi weekly water smapling during pack season
    • Perform regular preventative maintenance on the Wastewater Systems
    • Complete Preventative maintenance records
    • Keep wastewater pump hous and office clean and secure
    • Keep tools and equipment in good working order and put away in the proper locations
    • Use/wear all personal protective equipment required by the company
    • Ensure Wastewater Systems are ready for the production needs
    • Snow Removal
    • Assist other departments when needed

    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Broad knowledge and experience in forklift/loader/Tractor
    • Excellent skills in safety
    • Computer Skills
    • Background in Agriculture
    • Can effectively read, write and effectively communicate in English
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Ability to pass State of Michigan Wastewater Operator test within one year of employment

    Education and Experience:

    • Degree or equivalent experience: high school diploma or equivalent
    • Years of experience: 1-3 years in Agriculture
    • Experience in Wastewater Operations preferred

    Physical Demands of the Position:

    • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to have the ability to Sit, stand, walk, kneel, climb, use hands for typing and writing
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

    Work Environment:

    • While performing the duties of this postion, the employee is exposed to variable tempatures of both heat and cold; exposure to wet and snow.
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