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Water Chemist

Company: Jobot
Location: East Chicago
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Water Chemist needed for growing industrial plant / Onsite position in IndianaThis Jobot Job is hosted by: Christine McNamaraAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $80,000 - $95,000 per yearA bit about us:We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Water Chemist to join our dynamic team in our growing power plant. As a Water Chemist, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient and safe operation of our power plants. This is a permanent position that offers excellent benefits and opportunities for growth.Why join us?

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401k
  • Flexible work hours
  • Exponential growth
  • PTO & sick leaveJob DetailsResponsibilities:
    • Conduct regular water quality testing and analysis to maintain optimal plant performance and efficiency.
    • Monitor and maintain water treatment processes to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
    • Perform root cause analysis to identify and resolve water quality issues, minimizing plant downtime and maximizing productivity.
    • Collaborate with plant operators and engineers to understand plant processes and equipment, providing technical expertise and recommendations.
    • Develop and implement comprehensive water treatment plans to prevent corrosion, scaling, and fouling in plant systems.
    • Monitor and adjust chemical dosing rates to maintain water quality and specifications, optimizing plant performance.
    • Maintain accurate records of water quality data, chemical usage, and equipment maintenance, ensuring compliance with reporting requirements.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve equipment malfunctions or abnormalities related to water treatment systems.
    • Stay updated on industry trends, technologies, and best practices in water treatment to continuously improve plant operations.
    • Train and mentor junior water chemists and plant personnel on water treatment processes and procedures.Qualifications:
      • 5+ years of experience in the power and/or industrial industry, with a strong focus on water treatment and chemistry.
      • Proven ability to conduct root cause analysis and troubleshoot water quality issues effectively.
      • In-depth understanding of plant processes and equipment, including boilers, cooling towers, condensers, and associated water treatment systems.
      • Strong knowledge of water chemistry principles, including corrosion control, scaling, and microbiological control.
      • Familiarity with industry regulations and standards related to water quality and treatment, such as EPA guidelines and ASTM standards.
      • Proficient in using laboratory equipment and analytical instruments for water quality testing and analysis.
      • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to work independently and make sound judgments.
      • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in recording and analyzing data.
      • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
      • Associate's Degree in Chemistry or a related field is preferred, but equivalent experience will also be considered.
      • Must be able to pass a pre employment drug screening and background check.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Chicago , Water Chemist, Other , East Chicago, Illinois

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