Wastewater Tech in Ozark, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 1/6/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position is responsible for operation and monitoring of plant waste water treatment facility.

Essential Duties, Functions and responsibilities:

  • Perform diagnostics to identify equipment problems and repair/build parts accordingly.
  • Perform all necessary compliance testing to insure our permit limits are met.
  • Follow designated schedule to perform routine preventive maintenance.
  • Inspect, diagnose, disassemble, repair, and replace electrical and other equipment components.
  • Disconnect/remove old equipment and install new equipment.
  • Weld equipment and parts using mig, tig, and stick methods.
  • Perform mill/lathe work and plumbing work as needed.
  • Must have working knowledge with electrical 3ph 208 and 480 volts.
  • Complete paperwork accurately to ensure proper documentation is maintained in equipment and repairs.
  • Perform monitoring duties as scheduled and document accordingly.
  • Perform general housekeeping as it relates to performing and cleaning up after repairs.
  • Accountable to maintain punctual and regular attendance for scheduled work hours

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Follows all safety, USDA, and GMP policies and guidelines in additional to maintenance-specific guidelines.
  • Basic math skills required.
  • Ability to take accurate measurements and maintain paperwork throughout shift.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow verbal and written instructions & policies.
  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere
  • Must be willing and able to perform physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must pass a background check, drug screen and pre-employment physical.
  • Some positions may require the ability to read, write, and/or speak English

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing (8 hours a day or more)
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling (up to and including 50lbs or more)
  • Operating hand held and/or mechanical machinery
  • Walking/climbing stairs.  Gripping, grasping, and twisting using hands and wrists. 
  • Bending and stooping for long periods of time.

Working Conditions/Department Description:

  • Overtime and weekend work may be required.
  • Preventive maintenance is often scheduled on plant down days or Saturdays.
  • There is mandatory seasonal work for approximately 5 to 6 weeks during the months of October and November, which includes working 7 days per week.
  • Job assignments/duties are subject to the supervisor’s discretion, may vary day-to-day depending on project needs.
  • May work in damp, cold, hot, and warm environments and some jobs work in seasonal outdoor conditions.
  • Work with loud and noisy machinery.
  • Work with or around chemicals/fumes/pungent odors.
  • Working with animal organs and animal feces.


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