Environmental Technical Operator
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description
Job Description
Role and Responsibilities
The Environmental Technician Level I is an entry level position in our Chemical Operations department.  The main responsibility of the Level I technician the operation of our continuous flow wastewater treatment system.  The following is a breakdown of the roles and additional responsibilities:
  • Monitor the flow of process water from production areas to the waste treatment area
  • Handle, store and dispose of hazardous materials following all safety and environmental regulations and company standards.
  • Transport hazardous materials to proper storage area.
  • Prepare process tanks for further use following detailed chemical makeup instructions.
  • Operate and control a waste treatment unit and a series of batch treatment tanks to effect specific chemical changes in basic substances to produce desired results.
  • Measure and charge materials in equipment and transfer same in accordance with processing sequences.
  • Observe instruments and gauges, obtain samples for laboratory tests
  • Works with chemical laboratory and production departments to ensure waste water treatment numbers are in compliance
  • Makes additions to chemical process tanks
  • Clean, organize and manage chemical storage under the supervision of Director of Chemical and Environmental Operations
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Education Requirements
A successful candidate should have a A.S.. preferred in Chemistry or chemistry related field and/or Environmental Sciences or Engineering background.  The candidate must be a team oriented person with good communication skills.  A successful candidate must be able to excel at the following:
  • Previous experience in waste treatment and/or a Certificate as a Waste Site Worker
  •  Show high level of job related knowledge
  • Show a high level of quality of work
  • Follows set attendance/punctuality policies
  • Shows good communication and listening skills
  • Is dependable
Preferred Skills
  • Strong Chemistry background
  • Strong Mathematic background
  • Good Organizational skills
  • Electroplating/Metal Finishing experience
  • ISO quality mgmt systems experience
  • Forklift license a plus
Physical Demands:
  • The ability to lift 50 pounds
  • The ability to operate a forklift and stacker.
Work Environment:
The work environment is a fast paced, manufacturing job-shop.  A variety of chemical baths are used on manufacturing floor on a daily basis and proper care and focus must be taken to ensure safety.  Communication and teamwork are highly valued within the company as well as the push for continual improvement.

Advanced Plating Technologies is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Salary and Benefits
Full Benefits Package Available
Required Education
Certification or Vocational
Required Experience
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