Regeneration Operator

St. Louis, Missouri
03 Oct 2016
16 Mar 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Regeneration Operator will prepare multiple water treatment media using chemical processes for use at customer sites via mobile water treatment equipment. You will also perform quality control checks on the media and equipment prior to dispatch.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Regeneration Operator, you will:
  • Regenerate ion exchange resins and other media utilizing established procedures typically using PLC controlled equipment for backwash, chemical addition and rinsing
  • Prepare mobile units to specification, which includes proper resin loading, equipment checks, supplying / outfitting the unit with tools, test kits, meters, pumps and other required materials
  • Be responsible for general housekeeping in work area, facility and mobile units
  • Perform quality control checks of the mobile units prior to dispatch
  • Complete appropriate shift and unit paperwork in SAP
  • Operate forklift as required
  • Handle chemicals as part of the regeneration process as well as oversees chemical vendor off-loading to tanks and transfers. Chemicals typically are acids, basses and salts and others as required
  • Occasionally travel to customer site assignments for "on site" regeneration's, equipment installation, etc.
  • Perform Plant Operation assignments as assigned by Plant Manager, Regeneration Manager or Shift Leads
  • Follow EHS procedures and policies
  • Maintain good housekeeping at all times


  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Ability and willingness to perform physical duties such as lifting, climbing, working at elevated heights, and manual dexterity
  • Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities
  • Ability and willingness to travel 10% of the time, for customer regeneration's; installation, etc.
  • Ability and willingness to handle and lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability and willingness to obtain Forklift certification within 90 days
  • Ability and willingness to enter confined spaces as needed - 14"x 18" elliptical man ways
  • Ability and willingness to travel for install and repair, as required
  • Possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record history
  • Ability and willingness to work shift work and/or rotation shift
  • Ability and willingness to work unscheduled work and OT

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • High School Chemistry
  • College Chemistry knowledge
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in comparable manufacturing environment involving chemical handling OR minimum of 1 year of experience in plumbing, pump or mechanical repair
  • Ability to apply to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram form
  • Ability to work on a team and take initiative
  • Dependable, accountable and diligent

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