Wastewater and Recycling Technician

Perrysburg, OH, United States of America

Estimated Salary Range:

  • $19.00 to $20.00 + OT + bonus

Shifts Available: 

  • Day Shift – 6:00am to 6:10pm
  • Night Shift6:00pm to 6:10am (10% shift differential)

Work Schedule: Week 1 - Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Week 2: Wednesday, Thursday

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, eligible on 1st day of employment. 401(k) with match, Wellness Programs, Onsite Fitness Facility. 

Education / Certifications:  

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associate’s degree in a science or technical discipline preferred.

Required Experience: 

  • Industrial liquid chemical handling experience, (preferably strong acids, strong bases, and concentrated hydrogen peroxide).
  • Solid mechanical aptitude with emphasis on hands-on experience with mechanical equipment.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel).
  • Solid problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Responsible for ensuring safe operations and escalating up if needed.

Preferred Experience (Not required):

  • General understanding of chemical compatibilities and wet chemical processes.
  • Two years forklift experience is required in the past five years.
  • Ability to operate computerized (PLC/HMI controlled) mechanical equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform standard tests to ensure proper operation of recycling, wastewater and related systems while troubleshooting components when there are problems.
  • Perform minor maintenance and repair of equipment, including rebuilding pumps; coordinate standard PMs with maintenance department.
  • Calibrate instrumentation per ISO work instructions.
  • Perform routine analysis on samples using laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain accurate records using databases, spreadsheets and other computer-based programs.
  • Properly collect, label, and store hazardous waste within the manufacturing plant and assist with shipment of hazardous waste from the plant per documented hazardous waste work instructions.
  • Participation in the HAZMAT Response team.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and orderly work environment following the 5S standard guidelines. 
  • Able to work other tasks as assigned.
  • Use powered industrial equipment (fork trucks, e.g.) for moving various materials and chemicals.
  • Responsible for verbal and written shift pass-down communications.

Reporting Relationships:

  • This position will report to the Manager- Recycling.
  • This position will have no direct reports.

US Physical Requirements:

  • Will sit, stand or walk short distances for up to 12 hours per day.
  • Will climb stairs on an occasional basis.
  • Will lift up to 51 pounds on an occasional basis, according to work instruction.
  • Will lift up to 37 pounds on a frequent basis
  • Will push or pull up to 27 pounds of force on an occasional basis.
  • Will push or pull up to 10 pounds of force on a frequent basis.
  • Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects repetitively on a frequent basis.
  • 20/40 vision in each eye (with or without correction) and the ability to distinguish between red, yellow and green is required.
  • May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis.
  • May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis.
  • Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; steel toed shoes, cut resistant gloves, jackets, aprons &/or arm guards, safety glasses, hearing protection).
  • All associates working on the production floor may be required to wear a respirator at any given time and thus, the ability to wear a respirator is a condition of employment and continued employment (requires little or no facial hair).

Wastewater and Recycling Technician

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