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Waste Water Treatment Operator

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 7, 2021
Category: Operations Supervisors
Job ID: 77599

Job Description

The Opportunity:

The Opportunity

Safety-Kleen is seeking a Waste Water Treatment Operator.

Why work for Safety-Kleen?

  • 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 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, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Direct the activities of the Waste Water Treatment Plant operations staff. Effectively manage with personnel issues;
  • Review daily operating data and analyses to ensure permit compliance and efficient Waste Water Treatment Plant operation;
  • Ensure that the Waste Water Treatment Plant areas of the facility are up to housekeeping and maintenance standards;
  • Coordinate with lab and sanitation division regarding sampling;
  • Conceive and communicate process modifications which will improve process quality, economics, and/or safety;
  • Generate period daily production and Waste Water Treatment Plant reports (volumes/yields, etc.);
  • Other duties as assigned.

What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen?

  • High School diploma or equivalent work experience required;
  • Class 2 license required;
  • Associates degree or Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator certification preferred;
  • 3+ years experience in operations of a municipal Waste Water Treatment Plant facility;
  • Advanced knowledge of WWTP operation, equipment, and permit compliance;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Problem solver;
  • Good computer skills.

Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Safety-Kleen?  Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video!

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, has a commitment to excellence deeply rooted in a strong sense of tradition. Our entire business model revolves around keeping North American businesses green. We generate more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue as a world-class environmental service organization and market leader in industrial hazardous waste management, parts-cleaning technology, and oil re-refining. We collect over 200 million gallons of used motor oil each year and we have the largest re-refinery capacity in North America allowing us to re-refine more than 150 million gallons each year. Every day, we help our customers resolve their waste management needs and reduce their carbon footprint. PROTECTION. CHOICES. PEOPLEMAKE GREEN WORK.™

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

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.

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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