Waste Water Manager at Pacific Coast Producers in The Dalles, Oregon

Posted in Admin - Clerical 13 days ago.

Job Description:

Pacific Coast Producers

Location: 101 Madison St., The Dalles, OR, 97058, United States
Employee Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Waste Water
Industry: Manufacturing
Required Degree: FOUR_YEAR_DEGREE
Manage Others: Yes

Pacific Coast Producers, a leading private-label food processing company headquartered in Northern California, is seeking a Waste-Water Manager for its Cherry Processing operations in The Dalles, OR.

The Waste-Water Manger will be responsible for managing wastewater treatment facilities in a safe manner and within state and federal discharge guidelines, supervising wastewater staff and projects, and managing all laboratory testing involved in the operation of the wastewater treatment system.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Monitor operations of the wastewater treatment facilities to ensure safe practices and state and federal guidelines are followed.
  • Maintain all DEQ and EPA guidelines within the Clean Water Act. Control off-site odors to comply with DEQ guidelines.
  • Acting “Environmental Supervisor” in accordance with NPDES permit for Riverside and Downtown Facilities.
  • Responsible for required and conditional reporting to State and Federal regulators regarding NPDES permits.
  • Maintain updated ancillary documents and procedures as require within Riverside and Downtown NPDES pemits.
  • Keep key personnel informed of critical wastewater conditions.
  • Conduct testing and manage outsourced testing for DEQ requirements and complete monthly and annual DQ reporting.
  • Oversee operation and maintenance of solids removal system, solids disposal and provide for economical removal of sludge from wastewater.
  • Coordinate wastewater personnel scheduling with human resources.
  • Manage ponds to maintain permit compliance while treating continuous and variable production flows.
  • Maintain chemical inventories for wastewater use.
  • Optimize wastewater processes for resilience and cost savings.
  • Ensure that all safety rules are enforced.
  • Perform process monitoring and associated documentation.
  • Perform or supervise wastewater discharges in compliance with NPDES regulations.
  • Coordinate operations with Downtown Wastewater Manager.
  • Ensures subordinate development by utilizing the Performance Management program.
  • Ensure that all safety rules are enforced and notify management with issues.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and hazard-free work environment.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility

Supervises Wastewater Manager - DT (admin) and wastewater operators (union).
Minimum Qualifications
  • B.S. degree and at least one year of experience in wastewater operations or an Associate's degree and 3+ years applicable wastewater operations experience.
  • Possess good math skills; i.e., calculate dilutions, ppm, COD, BOD.
  • Knowledge of chemistry and microbiology techniques.
  • Demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills for machinery and processes.
  • Knowledge of commonly used classes of chemicals, appropriate use and concentration.
  • Knowledge of hygiene standards/protocol for food safety.
  • Must demonstrate problem solving skills and effectively handle conflict/stressful situations.
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate good leadership skills and an ability to work effectively with others.

Physical Requirements

Frequent physical activity includes sitting, walking, using a keyboard, touching, hearing, and speaking. Moderate physical activity includes standing, stooping, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.

Come join our Team!

Pacific Coast Producers offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Pacific Coast Producers offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants including females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. EOE/AAPI160790746
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