Maintenance Omaha, Nebraska


Position at JBS USA


Wastewater DAF & Centrifuge Operator


Position Title: Wastewater DAF & Centrifuge Operator
Reports to: Rendering Superintendent
Duration/Usual Hours Per Week: Full-Time, 40 to 48 Hours Per Week.
Shift/Work Days: 2nd Shift, 5-6 days per week

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:
Wastewater DAF & Centrifuge Operator is primarily an evening shift position to finish up the process, clean and CIP the centrifuge.   Availability to work other shifts to cover vacations and absences is required. The operator will be required to load the grease onto tanker trailers.   

Desired abilities include, but are not limited to:  Operation of horizontal / vertical centrifuges; Operation of screening equipment; Operation of Wastewater Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) system and skimmers; Loading of grease onto a tanker trailer; Adjustment of process chemicals as required; Adjustment of steam valves; basic preventative maintenance; forklift operation; understanding and operating touch screen controls and performing clean-in-place (CIP) procedures.  The position interacts and must communicate effectively with other plant operations & maintenance personnel.

The position will also require participation and responsibility in all company safety, food safety and environmental management programs.

Required Skills:
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Basic Computer Skills.

Experience / Qualifications:

Prior wastewater experience preferred but not required.

Ability to multi-task.
Ability to understand and operate touch screen-controlled equipment.
Attention to detail.
Team oriented.

Ability to follow standard operating procedures (SOP’s).

Ability to work in a wet and steamy environment.

Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Ability to work with chemicals.

“The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made.”


JBS is an equal opportunity employer.