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Company Name:
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Springfield, Massachusetts
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental Technician
Services & Consulting: Field Operations
Industry Segments:
General Manufacturing, Metals - Fabricated
Experience level:
3-5 years
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Wastewater Operator

Job Purpose:
The Wastewater Operator works in a team environment supporting the Manager of Environmental & Special Projects with a basic knowledge of a continuous flow chemical precipitation pre-treatment plant.


  • Supporting four critical areas (Pollution Control Facility, REM Treatment Area, Heat Treat Neutralization, and the Oil Recovery Ultra-Filtration Area)
  • Running filter presses and ultra-filtration equipment
  • Replenishing chemicals, handling hazardous waste by-products and chemical transportation of small volumes with a forklift
  • Conducting and logging routine audits of environmental and safety equipment on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Maintaining industrial pre-treatment license requirements (i.e. 20 TCH's every two (2) years)



  • Experience, Competencies and Education
    • Preferred A.S Degree or 3 - 5 years of equivalent experience
    • Grade IV Mass. Industrial Waste Water Treatment License preferred
    • Basic computer skills
  • Language Skills
    • Strong command of the English language, both written and verbal communication



  • Occasional: bending, kneeling, squatting, standing, walking, reaching, overhead reaching, and fine motor skills
  • Occasional lifting: 20 to 30 pounds
  • Frequent lifting: 5 to 20 pounds
  • Maximum lifting: to 35 pounds



  • Mandatory wearing of certified ANSI approved safety glasses and hearing protection
  • The use of additional personal protective equipment (PPE) may be required when a job task(s) is being completed in or around your assigned department
  • Employees are required to apply ergonomic correctness to all job tasks
  • May be required depending on position:
    • Annual vision updates in Medical Department
    • Involvement in the hearing conservation program
    • Involvement in the lead surveillance program
    • Wearing of safety certified shoes/boots
    • Participation in the stretching program



  • Within the Smith & Wesson manufacturing facility employees may be exposed to manufacturing noise, airborne liquid chemicals, fine particulate dust, ambient temperatures, and industrial lighting


Smith & Wesson is a U.S.-based leader in firearm manufacturing and design, delivering a broad portfolio of quality firearms, related products, and training to the U.S. consumer and law enforcement markets, as well as global military and law enforcement customers. The company’s brands include Smith & Wesson®, M&P®, Performance Center®, Thompson/Center Arms™, and Gemtech®. For more information on Smith & Wesson, call (800) 331-0852.

Headquartered in Springfield, MA, the quality of life, excellent schools, and diversity of residential options in or around Springfield provide a historic, picturesque, and well-located place to call home. Springfield is the home of the Springfield Amory, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and a host of other historic attractions. Smith & Wesson also has locations in Maine, Connecticut and Missouri employing over 1,800 team members.


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