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Perdue Farms, Inc. Waste Water Operator 3rd Shift in Bridgewater, Virginia

3rd Shift Waste Water Operator Tech will operate sewage treatment, sludge processing, and disposal equipment in the plant to control flow and processing of sewage; Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually. Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter readings and tests results to determine load requirements. Maintains records of operations.


Operate and maintain a wastewater treatment facility, portable wells, irrigation and storm water system meeting local, state and federal regulations.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operate the Wastewater Facility, Potable Wells, Irrigation and Storm Water System within local, state, and federal regulations

  • Perform all necessary calculations for process control, chemical feed and nutrient loadings

  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance on assigned wastewater equipment

  • Perform Laboratory Analysis on wastewater samples and adjust plant and chemical flow rates as required to ensure water quality is in compliance

  • Perform housekeeping duties (cleaning, painting, sweeping, etc) in assigned areas

  • Collect NPDES samples

  • Compile, complete and maintain records relative to wastewater operations

  • Perform all work within safety guidelines established by local, state and federal agencies as well as company policies

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent plus required state license. Must have a valid driver's license.

Experience Requirements

2 years experience in a mechanical, production or related field. Wastewater License required.

Experience Preferred

Advanced technical training preferred. State wastewater license preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Able to move freely throughout the facility to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 50'), carrying tools and equipment (0-50 pounds), exposure to all weather conditions, extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemicals (MSDS sheets available). Must be able to wear protective equipment to include self-contained breathing apparatus due to possible chemical exposure.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal 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, disability, or protected veteran status.