2021USH - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator (Clinton, NJ)


Clinton, NJ, US

Company:  ExxonMobil


This position is for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator in Research & Development Operations located in Clinton, NJ.


  • Under limited supervision, working alone, assumes full responsibility for operating wastewater treatment plants
  • Manages and executes all phases of wastewater treatment, including waste collection sampling and testing, primary treatment, secondary treatment, tertiary treatment and disposal of laboratory wastewater.
  • Disposes of sludges from process.
  • Performs equipment maintenance.
  • Operates data management system.
  • May train and/or work direct lower classified personnel.
  • May be required to work shifts.
  • May be called upon to assist lower or higher classified personnel and perform any assignment for which the individual is trained and hs the resources to do safely.
  • May be required to satisfactorily complete training courses.


  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a high school equivalence certificate.
  • Must have an N-1 Industrial Waste Treatment Operator license, issued by the state of New Jersey as required by state, local or other government regulations, and by the Company.
  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years experience in operating and maintaining Company wastewater treatment plant or comparable equipment (Operating equipment includes Honeywell control system, centrifugal pumps, positive displacement pumps and blowers, air compressors and other process control equipment).
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to coordinate multiple operational activities independently.
  • Good communication (written and oral) and networking skills, assertive, team player with general interest attitude.
  • Strong focus towards safety and environmental compliance.
  • Will be required to climb ladders/scaffolding, bend/twist body, and stand for long periods of time.
  • Must have met all the promotional criteria for entry into job, or have had the equivalent experience.
  • Must demonstrate the capability to learn full scope of the job.
  • Must be physically able to perform the work.


  • Preferred knowledge in basic laboratory skills (water/wastewater chemistry such as TOC, DOUR, pH, Temperature, Chlorine, etc.).


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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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