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Waste Water Treatment Operator

Location: York, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 8, 2021
Category: Technician
Job ID: 73897

Job Description


The Opportunity

Clean Harbors York,PA is looking for a Wastewater Treatment Operator to join their safety conscious team! Our Wastewater Treatment Operator offloads and performs required treatments on bulk loads and completes tasks associated with filter press and atomic absorption unit operations. This position includes a 2 month training program.    MID SHIFT: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 7:30pm

Why work for Clean Harbors? 

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K with a company matching component
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies and processes, and acting in a safe manner at all time
  • Assists with offloading inbound tankers
  • Performs treatments on bulk loads
  • Safely runs atomic absorption unit or filter press
  • Collects water, storm water and liquid waste samples by following proper procedures
  • Performs accurate manual calculations of flow rates, pumping times, chemical pump draw downs, etc. as required
  • Accurately records data readings
  • Orders chemicals and keeps track of the chemicals used
  • Completes checks on outfall flows
  • Completes and submits all associated paperwork, as required, for regulatory and safety record keeping requirements

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors? 

  • Previous wastewater treatment operation experience in a facility preferred
  • Previous sampling and testing experience
  • Atomic absorption unit and/or filter press experience is preferred
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (specifically Excel)
  • Valid and clean drivers’ license

40-years of sustainability in action. At Clean Harbors, our mission is to create a safer, cleaner environment through the treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous materials. Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us.

Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483).

Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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