Environmental Health & Safety Hyrum, Utah


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Day Shift Water Reclamation Operator



  • Operate water reclamation facility during the scheduled shift:                                                                        Day shift from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Rotating shifts (day, swing, and graveyard) are uncommon but may be required
  • Monitor and perform maintenance on equipment, machines, and structures as required
  • Collect samples & perform basic lab analyses; collect & enter facility operating data into reports as required
  • Detect and analyze problems in the facility operations and then solve those problems to maintain compliance with the discharge permit
  • Notify water reclamation facility supervisor and environmental sustainability manager immediately if upset conditions occur in the facility
  • Maintain buildings and grounds as required



  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions with strong work ethic and attention to detail.
  • Good knowledge of facility operations procedures and safety
  • Ability to disassemble/repair/troubleshoot pumps, piping, gearboxes, valves, etc.
  • Good background in basic math
  • Ability to learn basic lab procedures
  • Good computer skills and working knowledge of MS Excel
  • Ability to work changing shifts. Flexibility in regard to hours and days worked.
  • Ability to get along with fellow employees and contractors
  • Ability to read and understand operating and maintenance instructions in equipment manuals



  • Work in wet conditions/standing wastewater for hours at a time
  • Able to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Twist/bend/pull/push/lift 10-25 pounds’ multiple times each day and up to 450 pound barrels once per week
  • Break apart bolts and exercise valves that require 25-75 ft-lb of torque as required



  • Utah Level 1 Wastewater Treatment and Collection Certification within 1 year of hire
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Forklift operator certification within 90 days of hire






  • Wastewater operators are paid on their own pay scale. It starts at $25.50 per hour for an unqualified operator and rises to $31.00 per hour in 5 pay levels
  • Operators’ pay varies according to Utah wastewater certifications, current maintenance qualifications, and education