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Position:

Wastewater Operator

Department:

Wastewater

Location:

Augusta, GA

Are you interested in a career opportunity that would combine your hands on maintenance skills with your love of science related work?  Do you value a strong team atmosphere at a company that rewards your commitment to improvement? Are you passionate about your work and determined to be successful? As a Wastewater Operator with ESG Operations you would be able to use your skills and be rewarded for your successes.

Our Company:
ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

The Position:
We are currently seeking a Wastewater Operator in Augusta, Georgia.  This position has responsibility for the successful operation of 65 MGD wastewater treatment plant.  We are looking for candidates with relevant work experience, preferably with a Valid Wastewater Operator License in Georgia, but will consider college graduates with a degree in chemistry or biology.  Daily activities will include routine work in the wastewater plant, basic process control decisions, minor preventive maintenance and housekeeping.  If you are a highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges, please contact us.  

Responsibilities:
As a Wastewater Operator with ESG Operations you will: 

  • Operate wastewater plants, monitor all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Operate water pumping mechanisms to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts to include:
  • Operate pumps, valves, turbines and electric motors to transfer, distribute and regulate pressure flow of raw and processed water
  • Monitor panel boards and adjusts controls to regulate flow and distribution of water
  • Cut grass, clean tanks,  sweep & mop floors, clean equipment and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility; 
  • Collect samples and perform various tests such as pH, D.O., and CL2 residual; analyze results and make process control changes based on these lab results and instruction from their immediate supervisor
  • Document readings, test results, equipment adjustments and enter data into a computer data base for record maintenance and to produce periodic and special reports
  • Transfer various chemicals from one container to the other.  Make chemical feed adjustments as necessary; Change chlorine cylinders and checks for leaks.  Also adjust feed rate as required. Transport, handle and mix chemicals manually as required.
  • Attend safety classes, reinforces and complies with company safety policies

 
Qualifications:

  • Familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Valid Wastewater Operator License or willingness to get within 1st year of employment preferred
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid CDL license, helpful but not required
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detail-oriented work style

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan.

ESG Operations is an Equal Opportunity Employers and certified Drug Free Workplace.

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