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Waste Water Treatment Technical Engineer
Ref No.: 20-00266
Location: Kenansville, North Carolina
Position Type:Direct Placement
Title: Waste Water Treatment Technical Engineer
Job ID: 20-00266 LR-REQ-01056
Location: Kenansville, NC
Pay Rate: Open and Highly Competitive
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Direct
Shift: 1st Shift
Summary: The main objective for the WWT/Technical Engineer is to maintain the Waste Water Treatment Facility, identify cost and process improvement opportunities for chemical usage, identify environmental improvements and maintain water quality requirements for both our final effluent and our plant drinking water.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Monitor performance of all equipment.
  • Coordinate with vendors for repairs, waste (sludge) removal, ordering supplies, and other routine maintenance.
  • Maintain lab certification (including all testing equipment).
  • Coordinate all required testing and permit renewals.
  • Responsible for final water quality from the WWTP that is discharged directly to the Cape Fear River.
  • Responsible for drinking water quality for entire facility.
  • Responsible for maintaining permit compliance for 1.5 million gallons a day treatment plant.
  • Responsible for maintaining permit compliance for drinking water.
  • Responsible for reporting and follow up for any environmental incidents involving the WWTP.
  • Must maintain (or advance) wastewater license.
  • Lead cost improvement opportunities for chemical usage both in production and WWT.
  • Lead process improvements related to Dyeing and Finishing usage.
  • Assess and mitigate risk for chemicals reaching WWTP.
Position Requirements:
  • 4 year degree in Chemical Engineering and/or equivalent experience.
  • Must possess or will obtain Grade 1 Wastewater License within two months of hire.
  • Must possess or will obtain Drinking Water (C Well) License within one year of hire.
  • Must possess or will obtain Grade 2 Wastewater License within two years of hire.
  • Must possess or will obtain Grade 3 Wastewater License within three years of hire.
  • Strong knowledge of chemistry.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Ability to manage direct reports and contractors
GTA Questions:
  1. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  2. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  3. What is your "acceptable and "ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  4. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  5. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  6. Are you able to work in the U.S. without need for a Visa, other than a TN Visa for Canadian citizens?
Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or are currently employed by one of our clients, we are unable to assist you. However, if you know someone who is seeking employment and is qualified for one of our open positions, you could benefit from our Bonus Referral Program.
Bonus Referral Program
If you refer someone we hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job for 90 to 180 days, depending on the customer's payment terms.