Operator – Quincy, MA

Job Description

Position reports 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. Incumbent should possess a strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.

Responsible for the general operation of equipment involved with the sludge dehydration process, including 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

Polymer systems Centrifugal Pumps Positive Displacement Pumps

Screw and belt conveyors

Electrically and pneumatically controlled valves Centrifuges Chemical feed systems

Batching tanks and dry bulk storage vessels Service air compressors Odor control systems

Duties also include:

Adherence to all company safety rules and policies Minor maintenance Take and test 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 Communicate effectively observe and document process conditions or upsets

Responsible for personal and peer safety, maintaining cleanliness of facility along with minor equipment maintenance and lubrication.

Job requires considerable lifting, climbing ladders and working at heights, as well as other strenuous physical activity. Perform other similar or associated duties as responsibilities necessitate or as assigned.

Education Required
Must have equivalent of high school or technical school education. Must have or be able to attain MA hoisting licenses 1C, 2A, and 3A (must pass the MA DOT physical) Grade 4 Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plan Operator License preferred.

Experience Required
1 – 3 years of general operations experience in an industrial, chemical or a wastewater treatment plant. Experience using process control software and computerized maintenance management software.

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.  Send resume and cover letter to Lisa Verville at