Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Certified Treatment Specialist with ten years of diverse and progressive wastewater treatment experience. Water treatment expert and hands-on practitioner with operational, analytical and maintenance proficiency across full spectrum of wastewater systems and equipment. Deeply committed to efficient and clean plant operation for economical, environmental and public safety reasons.

  • Water purification systems
  • EPA regulations understanding
  • PPE use
  • Supervision
  • Adjusting chemical levels
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, 07/2011 to Current
Merck Kgaa Burlington, MA,
  • Handled chemical offloading, cleaned wastewater collection, treatment and reclamation-related equipment and facilities and performed periodic building maintenance.
  • Compiled and maintained data and records for permit reporting according to regulatory requirements and documented plant procedural and safety standards.
  • Trained and mentored seven new staff members in cleaning, maintaining and using equipment and on environmental and public safety value of disciplined wastewater treatment.
  • Monitored plant supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA), calibrated gauges, meters and controls and recorded readings for next shift.
  • Supervised shift work periodically to support upper management, created and assigned work orders and monitored overall plant operation.
  • Sampled and tested wastewater, applied chemical dosing, received chemical shipments and performed wastewater plant preventive maintenance and minor corrective maintenance.
  • Operated, monitored, maintained and performed troubleshooting for wastewater treatment facility mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Ran and operated pumps, sludge collecting treatment and disposal equipment, compressors, motors.
  • Analyzed industrial composition and clean water quality and periodically inspected chemical bulk storage tank levels, leakage warning systems and spill containment devices.
  • Loaded sludge vessels and operated plant vehicles.
  • Performed watch duties and maintenance for plant equipment, valves, pipes and meters.
  • Prepared field reports and performed process control analysis and verified compliance with local, state and federal operating regulations.
  • Collected samples to assess water quality, including tests for pH, hardness and sediment levels.
  • Used forklifts, pumping equipment and air compressors frequently.
  • Coordinated routine operations and maintenance activities with plant workers.
  • Recorded meter and gauge readings on specified operational forms.
  • Tested industrial water samples with HACH analysis standards.
  • Followed applicable regulations, including EPA and OSHA to maintain safety of water and all personnel.
  • Adjusted equipment controls to purify water process and dispose of industrial waste water.
  • Monitored meters and gauges to determine load requirements and detect malfunctions.
Press Operator, 05/1997 to 06/2011
Johns Manville Corp Willows, CA,
  • Operated printing press machines and manually set and adjusted speed, temperature, and ink flow.
  • Inspected printed products for clarity, color accuracy, and conformance to provided specifications.
  • Monitored and controlled operations of auxiliary equipment, including cutters, and delivery tables.
  • Adhered to allocated budgets by collecting time projections and reporting changes during creative implementation.
  • Properly handled hazardous waste materials to uphold safety regulations.
  • Installed, adjusted, dismantled, reassembled and removed parts and equipment such as rollers, dies, printing plates and blankets.
  • Maintained adequate productivity by setting and enforcing deadlines.
  • Collaborated with technicians to diagnose equipment breakdowns and address quality issues.
  • Accurately set-up fold, adjusting roll mechanisms, tension and guide devices.
  • Performed preventative and regular maintenance on printing press machines and auxiliary equipment.
  • Took measurements with calipers and gauge readers to assess line performance.
  • Cleaned, lubricated and repaired machinery for optimal performance.
  • Adhered to company and OSHA safety procedures to protect team members, products and equipment.
  • Examined completed pieces to check for defects and sorted items according to identified flaws.
  • Kept machines running at peak efficiency to meet demanding production targets.
  • Cut off excess materials for reuse or recycling.
  • Followed work orders to select proper materials, make accurate cuts and complete precise finished products.
Forklift Operator, 02/2005 to 07/2010
Dart Container Of Michigan Saint Louis, MO,
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transferred materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Sustained forklift functionality by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Rotated stock and cleared sales floor of debris.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Complied with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1996
East Union High School - Blue Springs, MS,

Certificate of Attendance of Mississippi Water & Pollution Control Operators' Association, Inc.

Certificate of Completion of Hazwoper General Industry.

Certificate of Completion of ISO 14001:2004 Internal Auditor Training.

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