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Nestle Mid-Level Wastewater Treatment Operator in Glendale, Arizona

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

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Mid-Level Wastewater Treatment Operator


The Mid-Level Wastewater Treatment Operator responsible for carrying out a wide range of tasks related to the operation, maintenance, monitoring, and control of wastewater facilities. They follow established maintenance procedures to perform various operations and maintenance activities, aiming to enhance the efficiency of the facility. Additionally, they provide ongoing support by implementing preventive maintenance measures and contributing to a predefined maintenance plan.


  • Pay rate starting at $36.85 - $38.85/hour.

  • 401k with company match

  • Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)

  • 40 hours of Paid Sick Leave

  • Insurance eligibility begins on 31st day of employment

  • 11 paid holidays

  • Will start on an 8-hour, Monday- Friday day shift schedule and eventually transition to a 12-hour, 2-2-3 day shift schedule


  • Operates, maintains, and repairs water/wastewater plant equipment, ensuring compliance with quality standards and regulations

  • Conducts lab tests, recognizes process control needs, and makes necessary adjustments to meet water quality standards

  • Monitors and adjusts flows, operates telemetry systems, and maintains computerized process monitoring equipment

  • Performs equipment adjustments, minor repairs, and prepares reports. Enters readings into databases and manages supply inventory

  • Assists with complaint resolution, chemical handling, facility maintenance, public relations, training, and other assigned duties


  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Minimum Grade 2 Wastewater certified within Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) guidelines required

  • If Grade 2, two (2+) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants and related facilities preferred

  • If Grade 3, three (3+) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants and related facilities preferred


  • Transfer operational tasks, develop technical procedures, and provide training to other technical personnel

  • Engage in problem-solving for line improvements, safety, and quality issues, utilizing tools like fishbone diagrams and breakdown analysis

  • Ensure compliance with safety, environmental, and quality regulations by reviewing maintenance plans, accurately documenting activities in CMMS, and improving maintenance processes

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, effectively prioritize tasks, and handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously

  • Adapt to diverse environmental conditions, including exposure to loud noise, extreme temperatures, and follow safety protocols, wear appropriate PPE, handle chemicals safely, and possess physical capabilities for equipment evaluation

  • Self-motivated and willing to train others


It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer* seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

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