Waste Management Control Room Operator in Arlington, Oregon
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.
I. Job Summary To operate and monitor control room instrumentation and advise Shift Supervisor of any abnormal situations associated with plant and deepwell operations.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
Monitor control room functions:
Check operation and status of facility operations being controlled by control panel.
Control operations of wells to maximize injection volume with specific instructions and regulations. Continuously check operation on IAWTS computer.
Generate reports on the computer as necessary.
Report all abnormal situations to Shift Supervisor.
Record all pertinent information in the control room log.
Pass all pertinent information along to field crews.
Operate, record, and monitor computer functions.
Maintain hourly logs and operations data.
Initiate corrective actions in critical situations:
Perform shut-down operations.
Perform start-up operations.
Maintain control room housekeeping and maintenance:
Check graphic display panel for integrity.
Insure cleanliness of control panel, control room and computer.
Assist in maintenance of records and files.
CPR, first aid site provider.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory duties.
IV. Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
Mechanical experience with industrial fluid systems (i.e. Pumps, Valves, Heat exchangers, piping, conveyors, tanks, gauges, meters, filters, tanks, etc…)
Experience with automation and instrumentation for pressure, speed, temperature, etc…
Experience with automated systems actuated both pneumatically and electrically
Understanding of heat transfer and fluid flow
Experience operating an industrial plant using an HMI
Experience with off spec oil, water, and emulsions
Basic understanding of chemistry and physics
Experience working around heavy equipment (i.e. loaders, forklifts, roll-off containers, excavators, skid steers, etc…)
Understanding and respect for safety programs and protocols
Experience working with regulated chemicals, waste, or materials
A. Education and Experience
Education: High school diploma or G.E.D (accredited).
Experience: Past computer experience or facility computer training (seminar or on-the-job training). Trained in the aspects of RCRA requirements.
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
Maintain a safe work environment. This includes responsibility for cleaning the work station, reporting defective equipment, storing and handling equipment or materials properly, and participating in company training.
Follow site safety and environmental policies and practices.
Participate in safety meetings, problem solving meetings, incident and near-miss investigations.
RCRA REQUIRED TRAINING:
A1. New Employee Orientation (1 time)
A2.1 Basic Fire Fighting
A2.2 Emergency SIMLT/EVAC Drills
A3 Contingency Plan
B3 Personal Protective Equipment
B4.41 Waste Analysis Plan
C1. First Aid *
C4. Casualty Control
C6. Spill Response
0C1.02 Safety Shoes
0C1.03 Safety Glasses
0C1.08 Fire Protection Plan
0C2.04 Environmental Compliance
0C2.06 RCRA Inspections
OC2.11 Incident Reporting
OC5.05 Trans of DOT Haz Material *
OC5.06 DOT Classification/Haz Mat Table *
OC5.09 DOT Hazardous Material Security Training*
B2 Hazard Communication
B3.2 Hearing Conservation
B3.3 Heat & Cold Stress Training
B9.12 Confined Space Entry
C3. Blood Born Pathogens
0C1.01 Vickery Safety Policies
0C1.32 OSHA 24 Hour (1 time)
0C1.33 OSHA 8 Hour Refresher
OC9.02 Stormwater Pollution Prevention
B9.14 Confined Space/Emergency Response Drill
Required every 3 years.
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
Good work attendance record.
Understanding of facility functions.
Basic mechanical knowledge.
Basic reading and writing.
Good communications with other personnel.
Knowledge of computers.
V. Work Environment Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;
Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds occasionally;
Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, etc.) part of the work day;
Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely;
Normal setting for this job is: Hazardous waste landfill, material handling equipment.
Benefits At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.
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