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Industrial Operator / Technician in Pasadena, TX at NextGen

Date Posted: 5/19/2018

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Industrial Operator / Technician

1 year contract ( can be converted after 3 months )

Pasadena, TX 77506

Schedule is not set yet - Candidates Must be available to work 12 hr. shifts

**** Must have a valid driver's license / clean MVR

40 hr. HAZWOPER training required

Performs a variety of tasks in the operation, maintenance, repair and calibration of the equipment, instruments, processes and support systems of an industrial water/wastewater treatment facility

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates industrial facilities to control flow and processing of streams such as water, wastewater, steam, compressed air, sludge and effluents

  • Monitors control panels and panelboard and adjusts controls, valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow, pressure elevation and distribution

  • Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, gates, engines, generators and valves into plant to regulate processes

  • Maintains shift log, observes variations in operating conditions and records and interprets meter and gauge readings

  • Processes, hauls and applies bio-solids or other process residuals in accordance with plant schedules and regulatory requirements

  • Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests

  • Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs facility equipment and instrumentation

  • Utilizes data management tools for daily process control, such as computer spreadsheets and programs

  • Accomplishes routine maintenance and custodial duties as required

  • Makes necessary operating decisions in absence of supervisor

  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work

  • Follows oral and written directions

  • Understands and follows sound safety principles and practices

  • Performs other duties as required

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED

  • One year experience with industrial production techniques and industrial equipment

  • Possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some post high school education related to industrial water/wastewater utility operations and maintenance

  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools employed in the general operation of engines, pumps, valves, motors, and related equipment; general maintenance work; safe work practices; principles and methods of biological and chemical sewage analyses, effects and problems of industrial waste in water/wastewater treatment processes.

  • Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, and data management software

  • Willingness to cross train and assist in both maintenance and operations areas