Waste Water Operator A

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Description/Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to maintain, diagnose, repair, rebuild, adjust, perform preventive maintenance and install equipment within and around the WW plant facility. As a Waste Water Treatment (WWT) Operator the associate will be accountable for the effluent that is discharged on your shift.


  1. Ensure a safe working environment by eliminating any unsafe or hazardous conditions
  2. Ensure all work areas are kept clean and that the floors are free of liquids and oil spills
  3.  Machine checks are to be performed at the beginning of every shift, to ensure that all equipment is running properly and ready for production
  4. All safety devices on all equipment need to be checked out before running the equipment
  5. Downtime and machine check lists must be turned in at the end of your shift
  6. Thorough out the shift, make routine checks on the equipment to ensure it is operating the best it can so it can produce the best possible finished product
  7. Must be proficient in all of the following areas:
    • Electrical Wiring (general Knowledge)
    • Pipe Fitting/Plumbing
    • Running all waste water treatment equipment to peak performance
    • Possessing a fork lift license, farm tractor ,grass cutter
    • Automatic equipment operation (setup, repair, and tear down)
    • Waste Water Treatment paper work and testing
    • Knowledge of belt press or centrifuge or other type of de-watering equipment
    • Chemical ordering and inventories 

Required Qualifications

  • Vocational/Technical school completion or equivalent training or four or more year’s practical experience is required
  • You must have at least a State of DE class 3 WWT operator license
  • Must be able to walk on wet, moist, dry and greasy surfaces like floors and catwalks
  • Must be able climb stairs ladders upon equipment and catwalk
  • Must be able to lift and control weights up to 100 lbs
  • Must be able to handle temperatures from <0 to >110 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions


Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.