Wastewater Treatment Operator

TalentEdge | NY

Posted Date 11/16/2022

Direct Hire

TalentEdge has a direct hire opportunity for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Field Operator.

Our client is an established company in the Rochester area offering a full suite of utilities offering the following: Electric, Steam, Chilled water, Process water, Waste Water Treatment/Sewer, Nitrogen, Demineralized Water, Hazardous Waste disposal, Solid Waste disposal, Compressed Air, High-Purity water and Natural Gas.


Some of the benefits offered are listed below:

  • Medical (3 options)

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Additional insurances/coverages offered

  • 401K

  • 10 paid holidays

  • Incentive/bonus offered

Responsible to maintain and operate wastewater treatment facilities and equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct sampling and testing of wastewater

  • Perform routine system equipment and performance to ensure that pumps, conveyors, blowers, chlorinators, vacuum equipment and other waste water treatment equipment are functioning properly

  • Document and record operational data

  • Check and adjust controls and equipment as necessary as well as assist with repairs

  • Perform routine laboratory analysis and interpret data through application of mathematical calculations

  • Oversee delivery and off-loading of chemicals as well as overseeing chemical inventory

  • Assist with maintaining equipment in a clean and operable condition.

  • Assist with the development of standard operating procedures.

  • Achieve 1A Wastewater Operator’s license from DEC within 2 years, and continue with subsequent licenses up to 2A. Levels 3A and 4A are optional.


  • High school diploma/GED; wastewater treatment systems operator certification preferred


  • Ability to work a rotating shift schedule

  • Valid driver’s license and required insurance

  • Some knowledge of plant and functionality

  • Experience in wastewater treatment systems and operations preferred

  • Knowledge of wastewater regulatory programs

  • Knowledge of regulatory reporting requirements and systems

“TalentEdge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of TalentEdge to provide equal opportunity in employment and conditions of employment to all individuals regardless of age, race, color, religious beliefs, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, veteran or military status, disability, pregnancy-related condition, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, familial status, prior arrest, domestic violence victim status, non-job related convictions, participation in lawful activities outside of our workplace, or any other status protected by law.”

Employment Type
Full Time

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