Wastewater Operator

  • Company: Coca-Cola
  • Location: Northampton, Massachusetts
  • Posted: January 20, 2017
  • Reference ID: 39147
Coca-Cola seeks a Wastewater Operator to Operate and maintain wastewater treatment system and associated equipment, and keep appropriate records documenting compliance to permit requirements. Assist in site efforts to consistently demonstrate adherence to all applicable safety and environmental regulations. Comply with all standard operating procedures and requirements under TCCC Quality System. Perform all tasks in a safe manner to ensure achievement of Quality, Safety, and Cost Objectives.
The Wastewater Operator-Utility is responsible for, but not limited to the following responsibilities:
  • Operate wastewater treatment and associated equipment
  • Manage wastewater operations in an environmentally responsible manner
  • Resolve minor equipment technical issues
  • Monitor storm water basins and outside storage areas
  • Maintain equipment and area cleanliness to ensure compliance with all GMP standards.
  • Perform preventative maintenance duties
  • Maintain accurate records and logs
  • Conduct wastewater sampling and analyses
  • Generate work orders
  • Troubleshoot and correct problems during equipment operation.
  • Comply with all standard safety practices, Company rules, and policies.
  • Able to identify deficiencies within area of responsibility and implement or recommend appropriate corrective actions.
  • Conduct safety tours of site once per shift to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations
  • Conduct periodic audits of the production areas to determine chemical or water usage
  • Update excel spreadsheets of water and wastewater metrics
  • Minor outdoor clean-up activities
  • Attend pre-treatment course(s) and obtain passing grade(s)
  • Obtain forklift license and genie boom operator certification within certification period
  • Service facility work orders.
  • Provide assistance in non-routine tasks such as moving and relocating articles or inventory adjustments
  • Assist SES department in safety environmental and security issues
Working Conditions:
Work involves exposure to temperature extremes, indoor/outdoor transition, heights, high noise levels, and wetness, dust, moving equipment, vibrations and vapors.
Equipment Used:
Common laboratory equipment, personal computer, forklift, hoist, hand cart, hand tools, measuring instruments, equipment operations manuals, and MSDS sheets. Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to safety glasses, steel-toed shoes and hearing protection.
Non-essential Functions:
Travel to other locations. Explain and demonstrate job tasks to visitors. Order supplies and chemicals. Perform other duties as assigned.
Schedule: 5:45 pm - 6:15 am, 4 crew schedule


  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Active Massachusetts wastewater license for 5C rated facility.
Work Experience:
  • 1 year recent wastewater experience.
  • Prior production / manufacturing experience preferred.
Job Skills:
  • Anaerobic and Aerobic experience preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Must demonstrate maintenance aptitude by either passing the Tech II Exam or including description of previous maintenance experience on the job bid.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand instructions given in English.
  • Ability to read and understand equipment operations manuals, basic electrical and mechanical drawings, and to perform minor maintenance tasks (after training) as related to wastewater equipment.
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts, or other work schedules as determined by business need, including overtime as required.
  • Ability to participate in an "on-call" schedule.
  • Must be certified on the JPM for this position within sixty working days of start date.
Leadership Behaviors
  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business
  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler)
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders
  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible
DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential

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Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants employees and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education employment history a criminal history check reference checks and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.

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