Operator – West Palm Beach, FL

Position Summary

Position reports directly to the Chief Operator. Incumbent will operate and monitor process-related equipment to ensure that equipment operational parameters are not exceeded so that safe and efficient process schedules are met.

Essential Job Functions

Responsible for the general operation of equipment involved with the sludge dehydration process, including sludge cake deliveries, conveying, drying, process gas treatment, as well as truck loading. Operate and monitor any of the following pieces of process-related equipment or systems:

Rotary dryers

Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers

Centrifugal Pumps

Pneumatic Conveyance System

Screw and belt conveyors

Electrically and pneumatically controlled valves and sluice gates

Filter presses s Chemical feed systems

Batching tanks and dry bulk storage vessels

Service air compressors

Odor control systems

SCADA systems

Duties also include:

Minor maintenance

Take sludge, filtrate, cake, and pellet samples

Record flows, temperatures, pressures, etc.

Maintain process parameters within set guidelines and notify the Chief Operator of upset conditions

Maintain a clean work place

Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of facility along with minor equipment maintenance and lubrication.

Job requires considerable lifting, climbing ladders, as well as other strenuous physical activity.

Overtime may be required when necessary.

Education Required

Knowledge of general operation of an industrial or a wastewater treatment plant. Ability to communicate effectively and observe and document operations. Must have equivalent of high school or technical school education. Class C FL Wastewater Treatment Plan Operator License preferred.

Experience Required

Prior experience as a treatment plant operator or in general operations, process, or manufacturing facility preferred.

*Shifts are 7:00AM to 7:00 PM or 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM and include alternate weekends. Actual work days per week vary.

This is a full time position. NEFCO offers a competitive salary & excellent benefits including a 401(K), health, dental, vision and Life Insurance, and paid vacation.


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