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Effluent Operator

Job Title: Effluent Operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SDX/TP/536600/40331
Job Published: January 02, 2019 15:46

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a Effluent Operator to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Sampling, recording and analysis of effluent water discharge in order to maintain a compliant system
Operation of the treatment system to ensure required daily throughput is achieved to support manufacturing business
Performing analysis and maintenance and reporting any deviations
Ensuring the incoming effluent waste is stored within the appropriate storage vessels
Draw effluent from bulk storage through flocculation tanks and into the separator tanks
Check effluent conditions adding caustics/coagulants/polymers as required
Monitor operation of separator tank and inbuilt skimming mechanism to ensure optimum performance
Facilitate disposal of soap waste into storage containers and manage storage of full and supply of empty containers as appropriate
Operating hydraulic press and stand on truck

·         Practical skills to operate equipment

·         Observational skills and attention to detail

Working hours, patterns and environment

40 hours a week which will include shift work and weekends. There will be a certain amount of overtime as required by operations
Work will be spent between the control room or in the Effluent treatment area
The job can be physically demanding and you may have to work at height or in tight spaces
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

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