Environmental Technician

Verso Corporation
Cherokee Village, Louisiana, US
Jun 27, 2021
Jul 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type

Provide shift surveillance of the Verso Wisconsin Rapids Mill Wastewater Treatment Facility's equipment and system's operations; collect effluent samples, conduct tests, record results; assist with equipment and chemical trials and projects; arrange for equipment maintenance; assist with State and Federal environmental reporting, maintain State certified lab, and carry out responsibilities in a manner which will ensure safe operation and that all environmental standards are met. This is a full-time position.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Promote a safe work environment
  • Know, support, live, and protect the Verso Foundation Document by walking the talk through daily behaviors
  • On a 12-hour shift basis, monitor the operations of the Wastewater Treatment Facility, ensuring that state and federal standards are met, including operation of neutralization systems, primary and secondary clarifiers, proper operation of activated sludge aeration lagoons and sludge dewatering presses. This will include analyzing and correcting situations to meet environmental standards
  • Utilize Distributed Control Systems (DCS) to operate equipment
  • Collect samples at various stages of treatment for testing, monitor automatic sampling and recording devices and conduct lab tests according to established schedules and standards
  • Operate, calibrate and maintain testing equipment
  • Provide concise, comprehensive recording of data; provide data entry into spreadsheets and databases; generate reports
  • Assist with new equipment and chemical trials, evaluations and projects as directed by supervisor
  • Make inspections of equipment, assist in troubleshooting problems and/or preventing their occurrence
  • Oversee landfill operations when Supervisor is not on site

Associate Degree or higher in Wastewater Technology, Environmental Sciences or equivalent, or a minimum of 2 years experience operating an Activated Sludge Wastewater Treatment Facility. Individuals Certified as Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators are encouraged to apply.

Verso Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability .

Verso Corporation is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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