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Process Operator II

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Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: St. Paul, MN, US, 55113

Company: Evoqua

About Evoqua Water Technologies

Evoqua Water Technologies is a leading provider of mission critical water and wastewater treatment solutions, offering a broad portfolio of products, services and expertise to support industrial, municipal and recreational customers who value water. Evoqua has worked to protect water, the environment and its employees for more than 100 years, earning a reputation for quality, safety and reliability around the world. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company operates in more than 160 locations across ten countries. Serving more than 38,000 customers and 200,000 installations worldwide.

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Position Summary

Evoqua Roseville is looking for a Second Shift Process Operator to compliment both the Waste Processing and Waste Water Ion Exchange departments at the facility.  This position requires adherence to Evoqua behavior-based safety and lean management systems to assure functions are performed with the highest attention to employee safety and environmental compliance.  This function will focus on completing a variety of tasks throughout the facility to ensure both internal and external customer expectations are met or exceeded.  The Process Operator is responsible for proper use and application of various waste and wastewater treatment units as well as the coordination and handling of various materials and equipment throughout the facility.

Core Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Adhere to environmental, health & safety programs and policies to ensure work areas are safe and compliance with environmental regulations is maintained,
  • Participate in various meetings to understand production priorities,
  • Utilize and monitor site assets and equipment to ensure proper operation and product quality,
  • Escalate production issues that threaten the companies’ ability to service customers,
  • Adhere to product quality standards and related documents such as Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, Job Safety Analysis and Standard Work
  • Control and monitor facility equipment and processes to ensure proper waste management and production quality.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED),
  • A.A. in Chemistry or completion of a wastewater treatment program,
  • Two years-experience in chemical processing or industrial wastewater treatment,
  • Understanding of water and wastewater chemistry and ability to apply knowledge to water treatment and metals precipitation.
  • Experience with Water Softening, Ion Exchange and/ or Waste Water Treatment systems,
  • OSHA 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Certification,
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills across various mediums and ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

Additional Details

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Working environment contains proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, toxic-inorganic hazardous waste streams, fumes, odors, etc.
  2. Must be able to work in hot conditions for a length of time.
  3. Must be able to traverse building and grounds.
  4. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  5. Must be able to wear a respirator and a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
  6. Must be able to work in a crouching and kneeling position for short periods.
  7. Must be able to exit the plant within a minute.
  8. Must be able to respond to and distinguish between audible alarms.
  9. Must be able to move materials with dolly, pallet jack or forklift.
  10. Must be able to work on overhead equipment.
  11. Must be able to use tools to take apart and repair various small equipment.
  12. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  13. Must be able to climb steps and ladders.
  14. Must be able to wear a hardhat, face-shield, safety glasses, earplugs and other required PPE equipment.
  15. Must be able to work with arms extended above shoulder level for short periods.

This description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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