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Wallingford, CT, US

Category:  Manufacturing & Engineering Jobs

Chemical Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

At allnex, you can go to work knowing you make a lasting impact on the world. Our work helps to protect and improve more than 1,000 products: from interior coatings for airplanes, corrosion protection for cars, scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones to printing inks for glossy magazines at a newsstand.
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We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes allnex the world’s leading coatings resins company.

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Job Details

  • This is a union environment and candidates will need to be able to work 11pm-7am and 3pm-11pm shift.
  • This position starts at $41.49/hr (for Class 3 +$2 OR Class 4 +$4).

Position overview

Are you interested in learning more about Manufacturing in the world leading industrial coating resins company? We are looking for a knowledgeable Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Operator to join our team. You will be monitoring and controlling WWTP Plant to support production and meet state and federal operating and reporting guidelines - directly responsible for the efficient operation of the shift. 

If you have an understanding of regulations and other legal requirements, then we are waiting for your application.


  • Operate and monitor all phases of operation of the equipment 
  • Perform all duties including sampling, testing, reporting, computer monitoring, and inputting operational data required maintaining compliance with permits and regulations
  • Adjust process variables based on laboratory test results, instrument reading and observations. Remove all collected solids from treatment plant basins
  • Perform WWTP Laboratory Technician duties in conjunction with or in absence of the WWTP Laboratory Technician
  • Provide communications and coordination with appropriate Department and Plant personnel as necessary to assure safe and efficient operations
  • Adhere to all environmental practices, standards, rules, procedures and requirements. As trained, handle hazardous waste in accordance with department procedures and regulatory requirements

Required skills and experience

  • Wastewater concentration calculation, daily usage and gallons conversion using basic mathematics
  • Mechanical aptitude preferred
  • Advanced mathematics preferred
  • Basic chemistry and biology preferred


  • High School Diploma required.
  • Class 2 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator license required.

Physical Requirements

  • Long periods of standing
  • Walking and sitting
  • Ability to wear certified safety equipment as required
  • Lifting capability of up to 40 pounds/20kg
  • Climbing ladders
  • Repetitive movements among others

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

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