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Pine Grove, PA, US

Waste Water Treatment Operator


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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.


Waste Water Treatment Operator

2nd shift

Responsible to control, monitor, and maintain the equipment and treatment processes in an industrial wastewater treatment plant. Remove or neutralize the chemicals, solid materials, and organisms in wastewater so that the water is not polluted when it is returned to the environment. Take samples and monitor treatment to ensure treated water is safe for its intended use.


Job Duties:

  • Operates and maintains industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant.
  • Comprehends and complies with all safety requirements.
  • Follows procedures regarding cleaning, equipment use, maintenance, calibration, and safe handling of chemicals.
  • Collects samples and conducts the in-plant tests necessary to control and monitor treatment facility processes and operation
  • Performs in-plant operational control tests and process calculations, using various analytical instruments and mathematical calculations.
  • Records in-plant test results, various meter readings, gauge reading, flow quantities and other technical data.
  • Performs in-plant maintenance according to the schedules and procedures established for the facilities to which assigned. This includes cleaning, servicing, lubricating and repairing pumps, chemical feed equipment, and other mechanical devices regularly found in water, wastewater and industrial wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Manages chemical inventory including scheduling deliveries and tracking usage.
  • Assists in the preparation for and responding to PA DEP permitting inspections.
  • Prepares regulatory DMR’s (Discharge Monitoring Reports)
  • Analyzes multiple daily grab samples of waste water process effluent per shift, in addition to coordinating the monthly composite sample for analysis.
  • Coordinates site removal of WWTP filter press sludge with the designated waste management company
  • Supports 5S activities for the WWTP building and surrounding area
  • Troubleshoot problems and abnormalities in the waste stream and treatment process.
  • Possess good working knowledge of physical, chemical and biological treatment processes in the application of aerobic digestion.
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • Degree in Environmental Engineering, Biology or related degree preferred
  • 1 year of prior experience preferred.
  • Must be able to achieve required qualifications/certifications as deemed necessary
  • Experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with sampling and preservation techniques for physical/chemical wastewater analyses.
  • Strong analytical and computational abilities.
  • Demonstrates initiative and conducts work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to work in a team environment and independently.
  • Demonstrates excellent communications skills




Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.

Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.


Nearest Major Market: Allentown