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Deep Well Operator

Pay Competitive
Location Grand Rapids/Michigan
Employment type Full-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R4663

      This position is located at our Ottawa Farms location.

      About You

      You have a strong work ethic, are reliable and consider yourself a go-getter. You feel accomplished after a hard day’s work. You are a decision maker who likes to be challenged and can always be counted on to exercise sound judgement. You like to be hands-on and don’t mind doing the dirty work. You want to learn new skills, be part of a team, and advance within a growing company.

      Position Snapshot
      Our Deep Well Plant Operators ensure that wastewater systems are properly operating at all times.

      Day in the Life

      While no two days are exactly the same, as a Deep Well Plant Operator, you can expect to:

      • Maintain and operate site wells and systems.
      • Record daily system readings and complete inspections.
      • Report, troubleshoot and maintain any malfunction records.
      • Participate in a weekly safety and compliance meeting.
      • Collect process samples.
      • Ensure the work area is safe and compliant at all times.

      What you need to apply

      • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred
      • Knowledge of water treatment processes
      • 1-3 years of experience with electrical, mechanical, and piping systems
      • Valid driver’s license
      • Ability to wear a respirator as needed
      • Ability to work a flexible work schedule (including overtime and evenings)
      • Ability to come onsite in the event of an emergency or be on call as needed (after working hours)

      For your hard work

      • Opportunity for professional growth
      • Employer paid certifications and training
      • Competitive Benefit Package offered
      • 401k with Company match
      • Paid Time Off
      • Cash Recognition Programs
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      How can your career grow? Career Path for our “Deep Well Operator”

      Deep Well Operators can go on to become Supervisors , Drivers and more! US Ecology has several opportunities for professional growth .

      US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

  • About the company

      US Ecology helps our customers keep the environment clean by doing the hard but rewarding work of safely disposing of hazardous and regulated waste. In short, we work to provide a sustainable future for our children and their grandchildren.