Prestage Farms

Wastewater Operator Job Description

Prestage Foods Inc. – NC

The wastewater operator may be required to perform a variety of duties including not limited to:
• Operation of wastewater analysis laboratory
• Operation and maintenance of wastewater collection system
• Operation and maintenance of wastewater pre-treatment system
• Operation and maintenance of wastewater full treatment system or any other wastewater treatment system
• Operation and maintenance of 718,000 gallons per day Water Pollution Control System that includes pre-treatment (physical and chemical), Biological treatment (SBR’s) and Spray Irrigation

• Must have strong mechanical/electrical abilities
• Ability to perform minor to major maintenance on equipment
• Collect samples and maintain records
• Assist with plant operations and routine testing
• Ability to lift and carry 50-70 pounds occasionally and up to 25 pounds frequently
• Must be able to read, write, and verbally communicate in English
• Perform other duties as needed or assigned
• Ability to climb /descend stairs and ladders repeatedly
• Must be able to perform strenuous work in all weather conditions
• Ability to work overtime if required
• Ability to work with hazardous materials and chemicals
• Willingness to learn all aspects of company’s wastewater facilities
• Have basic computer and math skills
• Valid driver’s license
• Successfully complete required courses and obtain proper certifications
• Right to Work in the United States as verified by the Homeland Employment Verification System (E-Verify)