Job Information


Position Title: Waste Water Supervisor

Department: Environmental

Location: Plant

Salary Class: Exempt

Purpose & Scope: Effectively manages four or more maintenance mechanics/operators. Supervises water-testing samples on a daily basis. Attends meetings as scheduled or called. Supervises, evaluates, and directs personnel on shift in performing operations according to sound operating principles and company policies and procedures. Stimulate maximum safety, efficiency, and productivity, and ensure proper training of staff. Perform other various duties as needed or as assigned.

Principle Responsibilities: List and describe (in order of importance) the specific tasks, assignments, level of discretionary authority and/or functions performed.

  • Maintain healthy operation of pretreatment equipment

  • Develop and maintain the chemical and biological treatment strategy for Waste Water Processing

  • Identify, test and evaluate alternate chemical treatments, aeration strategies and lagoon operating parameters to insure lowest cost treatment plan is used

  • Responsible for DAF efficiency and personnel

  • Assist with storm water and air inspections

  • Accountable for maintaining a compliant, effective and economical wastewater treatment system

  • Negotiate, with Municipal Waste Water Treatment plant, coordinated strategies to insure lowest overall cost of processing. Reduce charges by understanding and reducing their costs

  • Assist with the implementation and continuance of the facility’s Environmental Management System in accordance with ISO 14001

  • Significant active role in the Environmental Sustainability initiative of the facility, including water conservation/waste minimization/energy efficiencies programs

  • Detect and report defective materials or questionable conditions to the Lead Operation or Manager

  • Manage all systems involving the collection, treatment, and quality control related to plant wastewaters

  • Advice plant operations on alternate technologies to conserve water reduce nitrogen absorption into waste streams; reduce solids suspensions in waste streams and control sulfides and other corrosives within water systems

  • Lead development of wastewater treatment, department budget, and operate within the limits of that budget.

  • Lead the development of and oversee implementation of wastewater treatment improvement projects consistent with plant and corporate economic objectives

  • Oversee maintenance practices on all equipment to ensure that the facility is properly maintained

  • Manage labor practices of direct reports, including hours worked, hiring, firing, and performance development process

  • Manage labor relations in accordance with plant guidelines and state and federal laws

  • Review and approve all purchasing in wastewater treatment area

Working Conditions:

  • Production setting

  • Exposure to various chemicals, machinery and knives

  • Slippery floors, extreme temperatures and loud noises

  • High level of interaction with other departments and employees

  • 40+ hours per week, occasionally on weekends

Requirements: Describe necessary knowledge or skills, and type and amount of formal schooling, and work experience normally required to obtain these. Do not describe your own particular background.


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Waster Water or similar area of study

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must be able to perform: plumbing, minor electrical repairs, equipment and pump repairs

  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings, sketches and equipment OEM

  • Must be comfortable working in a team environment as well as alone on carrying shifts

  • Required to use considerable judgment when performing and planning to perform tasks

The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:

  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment;

  • Paid Time off: sick leave, vacation and 6 company observed holidays;

  • 401(k): eligible after the 1st day of employment including company match which begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule

  • Base salary range of $58,485 - $76,020

  • This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s annual bonus plan; the amount of bonus varies and is subject to the standard terms and conditions of the incentive program;

The company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. The Immigration Reform and Control ACT requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.