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Environmental Wastewater Technician

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Job ID 240239 Date posted 09/22/2022 Location : Schuyler, Nebraska

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.


Job Location: Schuyler, NE
Job Type: Full Time
Shift(s) Available: 2nd
Compensation: $24.10/hr

Benefits Information

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 401(k) with Cargill matching contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts

Principal Accountabilities

  • 70% Ensure all wastewater, stormwater, Irrigation operations, along with  sampling, Lab analysis, reporting, SOP's, maintenance, assigned projects, housekeeping (includes painting), mowing/weed control, fly control, Sand spreading, and other assigned duties are complete, and water quality at the outfalls meets all Local, State, Federal, & Internal  requirements each day
  • 5% Communicate with Production to ensure that dry pickup, water usage, pretreatment, & #2 system is conforming at the highest efficiency. Work with production on wastewater treatment, and Solid waste issues and the affects there area has on Wastewater treatment each day
  • 5% Review daily water usage, biogas production, chemical usages, pretreatment, anaerobic, SBR, & outfall compliance numbers and assist in identifying non-conforming areas by establishing operating standards for areas of the production facility each day
  • 5% Communicate all aspects of  wastewater operations including all solid waste, maintenance, and housekeeping issues to the Environmental Supt., and Wastewater Supervisor Continuously
  • 15% Ensure all daily solid waste (paunch, sludge, Manure, SRM, trash, metal, cardboard), operations, and other assigned duties and/or projects meet all Local, State, Federal, & Internal requirements each day.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Have a valid driver’s license.
  • Read, Write, and Speak English.
  • Be able to work: Sunday-Wednesday 5:30 PM - 5:30 AM

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in wastewater treatment.
  • Previous Industrial experience.
  • Class 3 wastewater certification

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate them. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status. Employees may be required to wear masks, depending on requirements of the business and public health requirements based on the spread of COVID in the community.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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