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Position Title

Plant Operator

Position Type



Turtle Lake, Wisconsin - USA



Added on

Wednesday, March 22nd 2023

Deadline to apply


Job Description

Plant operators play a key role in the success of our company and ensure that the plant operates safely, efficiently and in compliance with all our regulatory permits.  Plant operators perform a variety of skilled operational tasks throughout the day which includes interfacing with our SCADA system, running analytical tests and performing technical maintenance work supporting the operation.


  • Operates the VIRESCO anaerobic digestion process by monitoring equipment, gauges and charts in the digester, electrical generation, and waste treatment processes.
  • Monitors performance of electrical systems, circuits, and treatment plant equipment.
  • Assist in the performance of regular and unscheduled maintenance and repairs of equipment.
  • Records and analyzes statistical data concerning plant operations ensuring that the plant is running as specified.
  • Discern and respond to verbal and auditory signals form control panels.
  • Troubleshoots failures and malfunctions to determine the root cause and maintains, operates, repairs and replaces equipment as necessary.
  • Take, record, and analyze readings of various electrical and mechanical meters.
  • Maintains, modifies, or repairs instrumentation and control equipment including recorders, flowmeter, and other water quality monitoring equipment.
  • Maintains open communications with the Lead Operator regarding the treatment process and operation and malfunctions of equipment.
  • Creates a safe work environment.
  • Actively participate in safety programs and initiatives.
  • Maintains a clean and presentable plant environment.
  • Perform plant walk downs to monitor operating equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Requirements and Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and perform effectively without close supervision.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Ability to maintain accurate logs of reading and any other records as necessary.
  • Must be able to work 12-hour rotating shifts.
  • Must be able to read and follow written procedures.
  • Receive and dispense the use of treatment chemicals.

Desirable Training and Experience

  • Wastewater Operator Certification.
  • Two years’ experience operating a wastewater plant.

How to apply

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