Waste Water Technician

 Portland, OR

HydroExtrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

Job Location: Portland, OR

Summary: Operates and monitors wastewater treatment system to ensure compliance with set regulations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures tanks stay in compliance with Hydros waste water permits
  • Starts up and operates the pH control system, clarifier and filter presses
  • Takes samples and tests process tanks to ensure waste stream to sewer from Coatings is neutralized
  • Disposes of spent caustic and acid
  • Cleans filter presses and use pallet jack to move and store incoming chemicals
  • Titration of tanks
  • Troubleshoots the wastewater systems when required by alarms or indicated by test results

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to read electronic meters and gauges
  • Must have basic math skills and the ability to use a calculator and read a tape measure
  • Must be able to work cohesively in a team environment

Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • A minimum of 2 years in a similar role is required
  • Working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft programs is required
  • Must have experience using a Hyster to dump filter cake and move Chemicals
  • Previous experience with a plate shifter tool

Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave

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Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

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