Industrial Waste Systems Technician

Posting ID : A1068461418
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Skilled Trades Artisan

The Industrial Waste Systems Technician is responsible for operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting chemical processing systems equipment. The IWS Technician must accurately and reliably follow standard operating procedures for chemical reactions, perform laboratory testing, and complete correlations of process instrumentation. Reads and measures plant operating parameters to determine process changes required to maintain operations within specifications.

The Industrial Waste Systems Technician will work in cooperation with other technicians, engineers, and managers to ensure that all process specifications are met, and to ensure efficient completion of projects. The Industrial Waste Systems Technician will be part of a multi-functional shift team and will report to the JLL Shift Manager.


Starts automatic feed of solid and liquid materials through equipment units, including heating and cooling vessels, mixing tanks, ion exchange beds, and filter presses
Operates and controls pumping systems, pH controls, and filtration equipment
Adjusts controls to regulate feed of liquids and gases through equipment in specified timing and sequence, or starts automatic feed
Sets up and adjusts indicating and controlling devices, for example gas analyzers, temperature and flow controlling devices, or gauging instruments to facilitate simultaneous analysis and control of process conditions
Observes gauges, signals, and recording instruments, turns valves, and moves controls to regulate temperatures, pressures, and flow of steam, coolant, and chemical constituents through system to effect prescribed reaction within critical limits
Performs preventive maintenance procedures at specified intervals to keep process equipment clean, and performing at optimum levels
Performs diagnostic and troubleshooting practices to determine root cause and corrective actions needed to maintain systems operation within specifications
Performs emergency and corrective maintenance actions to repair damaged equipment or correct out of specification conditions

Draws samples of product at specified stages of operation and performs temperature, pH, gas-analyses, or other standard tests to determine if reaction process is proceeding efficiently and in conformity with plant standards
Observes color or consistency of product through sight glasses, and correlates observations with test results, laboratory analyses, and instrument readings to facilitate regulation of process and production of standardized output
Maintains log of gauge readings, shift throughput, and equipment malfunctions
Patrols area to inspect equipment for leaks and hazards and to record tank levels and gauge readings
Effectively analyzes the operation of various systems, determine the cause of any problems/malfunctions and take corrective action as required
Maintains a clean, orderly, and safe workplace
Ensures processing conditions and process output are within regulatory limits. Responsible for correcting conditions and alerting management of discrepancies
Cross train and back up support of other Technicians on site: i.e. HVAC, electrical, mechanical
Maintains pumping systems, compressed air, chilled water, condensers, steam, water systems, process vacuum and conveyance systems
Ensure all requirements as specified by the manufacturer of equipment systems are met, and equipment operations, repairs, modifications, and maintenance meet environmental protection requirements

Administer and Schedule Work

Assists in preparing project and departmental budgets
Prepares orders of tools and supplies
Keeps daily reports, records, rounds and reading for assigned equipment
Schedules and coordinates own work in cooperation with other Technicians

Education and Experience:

High School graduation or GED is required
Technical College or Trade Program is preferred
Experience with laboratory or analytical equipment is preferred
Previous knowledge in operation of industrial and/or commercial processing equipment
Five years' experience with process piping systems, working in an industrial setting are highly preferred
Competency in basic mathematic skills including fractions, addition, subtraction, division

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