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Wastewater Technician

Company: Patriot Environmental Services
Location: Portland
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

WHAT WE DO
As a premier provider of environmental services in the Western United States, -Patriot Environmental Services -provides a wide range of industrial, emergency response and remediation services. -We are committed to the principles of safety, superior customer service and experience, and unyielding quality and dedication.
We provide a broad array of environmental services to meet any need that our clients may have. From emergency spill response to hazardous waste transportation to wastewater treatment, or from industrial cleaning to full facility closure and remediation, Patriot can do it all with our own internal resources and do so while accomplishing every metric of success.
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Our mission is to always be Prepared and Professional.
Join the team that makes a difference!
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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Ensure that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner.
  • Operate equipment and utilize chemicals to purify and clarify water. Appropriately process and dispose of industrial wastewater.
  • Inspect, clean, repair, and maintain the condition of wastewater equipment, tanks, filter beds, and other areas.
  • Monitor operating conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and detect malfunctions.
  • Coordinate larger repairs and maintenance with the appropriate management personnel.
  • Collect, preserve, test, analyze, and record water and sewage samples with relation to National Pollution Discharge Elimination Systems.
  • Test, troubleshoot, and respond to all alarms at the facility and pumping or booster stations. Verify all backup systems are operational.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with clients and coworkers.
  • Attend preliminary and follow-up safety training as required.
  • Work long hours and overtime during day, night or weekend shifts.
  • Other reasonable directives, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

    EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND REQUIREMENTS

    • A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
    • Three (3) years' experience in the environmental services industry experience is preferred.
    • Three (3) years' experience in waste water treatment is preferred.
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of industry best practices, risk assessment techniques, standards, and all applicable laws and regulations as they relate to the wastewater treatment field is required.
    • HAZWOPER certification and Confined Space Entry certification are highly preferred.
    • California Water Environmental Association (CWEA) certification highly preferred.
    • Driving record that meets company standards and current DMV printout, required.
    • All Applicants must pass the following pre-employment requirements:

      • Physical including drug and alcohol screening
      • Background check in accordance with local laws and regulations



        CORE COMPETENCIES AND SPECIFIC SKILLS

        • Strong attention to detail; meticulous.
        • Safety conscious.
        • Patient.
        • Flexible to fast paced changes.

          PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

          • Frequent walking, standing, and physical activity.
          • Frequent carrying of weights from 0-50 pounds.
          • This job operates in a plant environment, with the possibility of both indoor and outdoor tasks.
          • The work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, requiring the adherence to basic safety measures.
          • The work environment may involve moderate exposure to the elements, including extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and loud noises.

            BENEFITS

            • PTO, paid holidays, sick time
            • Medical, dental, vision, life insurances
            • 401(k) with company matching


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              Pay: $22 - $24 per hour
              The compensation for the role will depend on several factors, including the candidate's qualifications, work experience, competencies, and skills, and may fall outside of the range shown.

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              Patriot Environmental Services is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)
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Keywords: Patriot Environmental Services, Portland , Wastewater Technician, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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