Production Operator

Saint Peters, MO 63376

Posted: 11/04/2019 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 172808 Pay Rate: $15.00

This is an entry level position

The Production Operator- Regeneration prepares multiple water treatment medias using chemical processes for use at customer sites via mobile water treatment equipment.

Performs quality control checks on the media and equipment prior to dispatch.

Handles chemicals such as acids, bases, salts and other associated chemicals.

Regenerates ion exchange resins and other media utilizing established procedures typically using PLC controlled equipment for backwash, chemical addition and rinsing.

Prepares mobile units to specification, which includes proper resin loading, equipment checks, supplying/outfitting the unit with tools, test kits, meters, pumps and other required materials.

Responsible for general housekeeping in work area, facility and mobile units.

Performs quality control checks of the mobile units prior to dispatch.

Completes appropriate shift and unit paperwork in SAP.

Operates forklift as required.

Handles chemicals as part of the regeneration process as well as oversees chemical vendor offloading to tanks and transfers. Chemicals typically are acids, basses and salts and others as required.

May occasionally be customer site assignments for "on site" regenerations, equipment installation, etc.

Plant Operation assignments as assigned by Plant Manager, Regeneration Manager or Shift Leads

High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Ability and willingness to perform physical duties such as lifting, climbing, working at elevated heights, and manual dexterity

Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities

May require occasional site assignments, <10%, for customer regenerations; installation, etc.

Frequent handling and lifting 50 lbs. required

Forklift certification within 90 days

Entering confined spaces as needed- 14"x 18" elliptical man ways is required

Ability and willingness to travel for install and repair if needed

Possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record history

US Citizenship preferred

Must be at least 18 years old or older.


HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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