Operator training, first shift

Adecco is assisting a local client recruiting for a 1st shift Picker Operator in Training in Newport, RI. This is for a Temporary to permanent opportunity that will give you valuable experience to enhance your career.

The hours are 7:30 am to 3:30 pm M/F paying $19.59/hour


Job Summary

Under the direction of a Chief Operator, Operations Manager, Assistant Superintendent, or Superintendent, performs work involving the operation and maintenance of the sewage treatment plant, pump stations, sewage collection systems, and CSO facilities. Troubleshoots problems, reports findings to Chief Operator, provides input for corrective actions, implements corrective actions as directed.

Job Duties

-Ensures that pumps, conveyors, blowers, bar screens, and other wastewater treatment equipment is functioning properly.

-Collects samples, reads gauges, enters data into logs.

-When necessary, checks and monitors barricades, ditches, and other repair work performed in the collection system.

-Performs preventative maintenance activities.

-Keeps general area clean as well as keeping equipment and machinery clean and greased as necessary.

-Performs tasks involved in the upkeep of structures and grounds.

-Responds to service calls and odor complaints.

-Drives Company vehicles.

-Uses various hand tools and power tools.

-Performs minor maintenance activities

-Performs related work as required.

Job Requirements

-Must obtain a valid Grade I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Certificate issued by the State of Rhode Island within one year of appointment to position.

-High School diploma or equivalent.

-Must posses a valid driver’s license

-Satisfactory experience in answering service calls and odor complaints.

-Knowledge of the materials and equipment used in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant.

-Ability to read and interpret data from gauges and graphs.

-Ability to understand and execute written and oral instructions.

-Ability to maintain and repair equipment.

-Must have a reasonable mechanical aptitude.

-Must have the ability to maintain effective working relations with supervisors, other employees, and the general public.


Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits package in the industry to contract workers. Benefits are available to you as a contractor after one week of employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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