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Plans work duties for waste water employees. Supervise all wastewater systems for Abbyland Foods. Provides General supervision to Abbyland Trucking and Abbyland Pork Plant.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The essential duties for this job include the following, but other duties may be assigned.

  • Organizing, planning, assigning, and supervising Wastewater Treatment Plant employees. This specifically Includes work assignment for the WWTP Operators. Monitors process activities, maintenance, and repair activities. May be required to develop procedures and programs to organize, plan and direct these activities. Work with lab staff and Plant Engineer and General Manager of Maintenance.
  • Responsible for managing operational, monitoring, and reporting requirements under the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES). 
  • Operational knowledge of mechanical and biological wastewater systems including Grit and Solids Removal, Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF), Membrane Bio Reactors (MBR), Equalization, Chemical Treatment, Solids Dewatering, Aerobic and Anaerobic Digestion.
  • Maintains, updates, and becomes familiar with plant operation and maintenance manuals.
  • Work with the Maintenance Planner to keeps plant maintenance records and prepares maintenance PM schedules for routine activities such as oil changes, greasing and backup equipment.
  • Maintains the inventory of all spare parts used at the plant.
  • Reports operation and maintenance problems to the Director of Operations.
  • Manages Bio Solids Program regarding monitoring work activities, sludge application rates and volumes, equipment maintenance and required DNR reporting.
  • Recommends purchase of major repairs and maintenance tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Develops and implements a plan to train employees in the proper operation, maintenance, and repairs of all Treatment plan unit processes.
  • Performs annual employee evaluations of Plant Employees
  • Reviews plant operating data daily and confers with plant operators regarding proper plant operation.
  • May occasionally prepare written reports or memorandums concerning plant operation or maintenance activities.
  • Any other special projects or additional activities as directed during or after the regular workday.

Education & Experience
1.An associate degree from a college or university or technical school in civil Engineering, Environmental Studies, Public Administration or Wastewater.2.Minimum of five years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a comparable wastewater treatment plant.3.A combination of equivalent experience and/or education as determined by the Human Resources office may be considered in lieu of minimum requirements.

Certificates, Licenses or Registrations
Possess a valid Grade Four Wisconsin Wastewater Plant License, established by the Department of Natural Resources.Possess a current Wisconsin Driver's license.

Physical Demands
The employee (by themselves) must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally 100 or more. The employee must be able to withstand walking, lifting, bending, stooping, climbing, crouching and crawling.

Work Environment
Must be able to work in any weather condition and cold environments.

EEO Policy Statement

Abbyland Foods, Inc provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Abbyland Foods, complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Abbyland expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Abbyland employs to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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