Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.

Plant Operator

US-VA-Mt. Crawford
2 weeks ago
# of Openings
Waste Water



The Plant Operator is responsible for operating, monitoring, maintaining and troubleshooting the facility and its processes.  This position is full-time, and to be based out of Mt. Crawford.  The schedule is as follows: Monday through Friday, 11:30pm to 8:00am.  Shift changes are possible and to be expected.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Reads gauges, meters, charts, and graphs and records data in appropriate logs and spreadsheets
  • Ability to operate a centrifuge for solids removal, DAFs and other wastewater treatment equipment machinery, and facilities by using manual, electronic, and computer control systems to regulate and control plant processes
  • Collects wastewater samples for process control analyses and for permit compliance analyses
  • Performs assigned laboratory analyses and reports results of testing and immediately alerts appropriate personnel of any non-compliance or out of range parameters
  • Following prescribed instructions, determines amounts needed and sets feed rates for process chemicals in the wastewater treatment plant
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on equipment as scheduled
  • Maintains a variety of operating logs, records, and reports that require a working knowledge of common PC programs. Updates spreadsheets and interprets data and results of laboratory analyses
  • Assists in the development of standard operating procedures
  • Trains new staff members as assigned
  • Maintains facilities, buildings, and grounds in a clean and orderly manner
  • Practice safe work practices by following all Company safety rules and OSHA regulations, including attendance at all required safety training programs.
  • Participate in continuous improvement programs and provide support to team efforts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Education equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities (i.e. self-starter, self-motivated)
  • English language competency



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