Treatment Plant Operator 5

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Description/Job Summary

HydroGeoLogic, Inc. (HGL) is an industry leader with over 30 years of experience providing comprehensive environmental engineering services by implementing innovative, effective, and sustainable solutions that address today’s environmental, infrastructure, and natural resource challenges. HGL provides environmental engineering, remediation, and construction services, as well as Military Munitions Response Program support to the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, and other federal and state government clients. HGL is one of the few companies that remain committed to research and development, offering a dynamic work environment for creative, energetic professionals.

Currently, HGL has a position open for a full-time Treatment Plant Operator 5 working working out of the Emmell’s and South Jersey Clothing Company Groundwater Treatment Plants in Galloway Township and Buena Borough, respectively. Travel between the two sites will be required on a weekly basis.  Travel to other Ground Water Treatment Plants in New Jersey or adjacent states may be required on an as-needed basis.


Responsibilities include performing groundwater treatment plant process sampling to meet NJDEP, RCRA, and CERCLA requirements at two treatment plants.  Travel will be required between the Emmell’s and SJCC plants on a weekly basis. Sampling will be primarily of treatment plant process (water) samples but may include surface water, outfall, sediment, soil, and air (vapor).  Duties include daily maintenance and repairs of groundwater treatment plant equipment, GAC, groundwater recovery systems, metals treatment systems, and oil/water separators.

Required Skills

  • Familiarity with environmental sampling to include surface water, outfall, sediment, soil, groundwater, and air sampling a plus. 
  • Candidate should have excellent mechanical skills and willingness to perform mechanical repairs as needed; verbal and written communication skills; a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. 
  • Excellent health and safety record. 
  • Ability to work as a team member is required.  
  • Familiar with computers, MS Word, MS Excel and SCADA. 
  • Must be able to use PC to upload and retrieve data to/from web-based systems such as SharePoint.

Required Experience

Must have a minimum of 6 years of directly related work experience. 

Required Education

Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Qualifications

  • New Jersey N-3 Licensed Industrial Wastewater Treatment System Operator.
  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER training is required.  


A pre-hire drug test is required. U.S. citizenship is required. Must have the ability to pass the facility background check. 

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