Employment Opportunities

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Ethanol Plant Operator

Nature of Work

Under general supervision, performs work of routine ethanol production operations and related duties. Monitors process operating parameters and maintains them within specified parameters. Maintains logs and records. Performs sampling activities and conducts laboratory testing procedures. Operates powered industrial equipment. Participates in plant maintenance program, performs flushings, cleanings and lubrications. They must be able to climb stairs and ladders. Have a valid NYS driver’s license. Have a high school/GED diploma.

Essential Functions

  • Monitors computer systems for safe and efficient operation
  • Keeps records
  • Performs sampling activities and conducts laboratory test procedures as required by the QA program and procedures
  • Communicates with Laboratory Supervisor to ensure effective participation in the implementation of QA policies and procedures
  • Operates equipment, including forklifts and scissors lift
  • Monitors use and inventories of process chemicals and supplies
  • May assist with system installation, inspection and repair
  • Maintains equipment
  • Deals with system breakdowns and emergencies
  • Participates in programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness
  • Participates in safety, health and environmental programs
  • Works in a safe manner at all times
  • Performs related tasks as requested by management