Industrial Wastewater Operator

  • Type: Contract
  • Job #605

Operational Technical Services (OTS) is one of the fastest growing private water and wastewater utility staffing providers in the country. We provide certified water treatment, distribution, wastewater treatment, collections, engineering, laboratory, water quality, maintenance, and training professionals to municipalities, special districts, and private utilities throughout the country. OTS offers temporary, temp to hire, direct hire and emergency on-call opportunities including great benefits.

POSITION: Industrial Wastewater Operator

SCHEDULE: Training period shifts are 8- Hour Shifts. After training period 10 or 12-Hour shifts. 

SALARY: $35 to $40 per hour 


The successful candidate regularly participates in the daily operations and maintenance of a Western Massachusetts beverage bottling facility Wastewater Treatment Facility. The ideal candidate will work a scheduled shift and be required to participate in an on-call rotation on weekends, holidays and outside normal shift hours for alarm call outs and possible shift coverage. 

  • Maintain Wastewater treatment plant in accordance with relevant regulations

  • Maintain equipment and area cleanliness to ensure compliance with all GMP standards.

  • Maintain accurate records and logs

  • Conduct wastewater sampling and analyses

  • Keep work area clean at all times.


  • High School or trade school diploma is required.

  • 2+ years of experience in a wastewater treatment facility operation and maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education and experience, preferred.

  • Working knowledge of the principles, procedures, methods, equipment, materials, and tools employed in the operation and maintenance of Industrial Wastewater Treatment systems.

  • Thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions involved in wastewater treatment work.

  • Knowledge of computer applications for water quality sample data and maintenance record keeping.

  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply instructions, drawings, and specifications for work assigned.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, other personnel, and industry co-workers.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.



  • Massachusetts Industrial Wastewater Grade 5 or 6 license is preferred but we may accept other applicable industry licensure with the ability and expectation to achieve preferred Massachusetts Grade 5 or 6 a must.



Operational Technical Services, (OTS), is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colors, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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