Waste Water Treatment Operator

Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace Fuel and Motion Control Systems Division is currently seeking a Waste Treatment Operator on 1st Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Euclid, OH facility.

The Waste Treatment Operator will be responsible for operating waste treatment systems, which includes analyzing of all flows in systems, treating and disposing of all waste products in system in the prescribed manner as set forth in operating instructions and Standard Work procedures.


Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. 


In this function you will:  

  • Be knowledgeable of all governmental regulations impacting the treatment and disposal of hazardous materials and the transportation of such materials.

  • Operate and maintain all waste treatment equipment including batch operations, reusable water systems, dewatering equipment and automatic computer-controlled equipment.  Conduct field, chemical analyses and instrumentation monitoring on all sewer outfalls.

  • Perform a variety of hazardous transportation functions, including inspecting all hazardous waste trucks, hook-ups, piping, tanks, and pumps, placarding, shipping papers and the writing and signing of hazardous waste manifests meeting EPA/DOT regulations.

  • Be responsible for meeting all EPA requirements on handling and disposal of hazardous waste/substances. Comply with Standard Work description and Waste Treatment Operations as defined per the MESH requirements.

  • Inspect, maintain, disassemble/reassemble, clean and repair various types of equipment such as central oil/quench oil, degreasers, coolant systems, stills, filters, pumps, reactors, piping distribution to oil, solvents, acid, alkali and jet fuel processes.

  • Maintaining logs, records, files, charts or other documentation as prescribed by governing agencies. Liaison to City of Euclid for sampling requirements.

  • Participating as a member of an Emergency Response Team, equipped with a variety of safety equipment to aid in evacuation programs, hazardous spills and reactive fume and odor control.

  • Required to participate in job-related periodic training, educational programs or seminars, and obtain required agency certification.

  • Chemical analyses and additions, inspection, operating, cleaning, repair and maintenance of recirculating water cooling tower systems.

  • Operate forklift or other equipment as necessary, to ensure proper handling of materials or product.


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Must reside within a 50-mile radius of work location; no relocation benefit is provided. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

  • Minimum of four (4) years in Chemical Processing Experience such as Plating and Waste Water Treatment.

  • Capable of working with hazardous chemicals and waste material including respirator requirements.

  • Must be familiar with RCRA, DOT and HAZMAT regulations.
  • Knowledgeable of chemicals such as acids and bases along with heavy metals.

  • Be able to climb ladders and use multiple types of tools for process maintenance.

  • Have good mechanical and electrical aptitude to repair pumps and other mechanical devices associated with waste water processing.

  • Knowledge of computer-controlled devices used in waste water treatment equipment.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Environmental Health & Safety

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No