Schneider Electric Wastewater Technician in Columbia, South Carolina

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What is a Chemical Waste Water Treatment Operator

Employee that cares about the environment and meeting environmental standards!

Opportunity? Yes! Be eligible to cross train for all departments! Grow your future with Schneider Electric!

Am I qualified?

You are qualified if you have a Class B or C Chemical Waste Water License.

What is the job?

  • Operates and maintains industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant and troubleshoots as necessary to resolve issues.
  • Monitor the performance of all equipment, gauges and charts in the treatment plant and lift station.
  • Follows procedures regarding cleaning, equipment use, maintenance, calibration, and safe handling of chemicals.
  • Collects samples and conducts the in-plant tests necessary to control and monitor treatment facility processes and operation
  • Performs in-plant operational control tests and process calculations, using various analytical instruments and mathematical calculations.
  • Records in-plant test results, various meter readings, gauge reading, flow quantities and other technical data.
  • Add chemicals to treat water and other liquids.
  • Perform confined space entries as required and follows other safety requirements such as lock out/tag out, wearing proper PPE for chemical handling, etc.
  • Operate WWTP in accordance with the current permit requirements and parameters
  • Maintain records and log book
  • Troubleshoot all equipment in the Wastewater Treatment system and lift station.
  • Complete sampling requirements and Chain of Custody thoroughly and accurately

Other Aspects:

  • Inspect equipment or monitor operating conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and detect malfunctions.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • 2-4 years’ experience as Waste Water Treatment Operator.
  • Assists with plant environmental programs such as stormwater, SPCC, air, and waste disposal.
  • Assists with environmental training programs as requested.
  • Current driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Strong communication skills including ability to actively listen and understand, ability to speak and write English clearly, and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Performs in-plant maintenance according to the schedules and procedures established for the facilities to which assigned. This includes cleaning, servicing, lubricating and repairing pumps,
  • chemical feed equipment, and other mechanical devices regularly found in water, wastewater and industrial wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Computer skills to complete reports and other documents maintained in MS Excel, Word, etc.
  • Works overtime as required.

Powdercoat experience a plus.


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Primary Location: US-South Carolina-Columbia

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Dec 9, 2018, 12:59:00 PM

Req ID: 004VTJ