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ZLD (Zero Liquid Discharge) Aux Plant Operator

Panda Stonewall
Location: LEESBURG, VIRGINIA US
Position Type: Full Time
Rqd Education: High School or Equivalent
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: February 9, 2021
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Essential duties and functions may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

• Understands and adheres to all plant safety guidelines and procedures while striving to maintain 
an injury-free environment: attends and participates in Plant Safety Committee meetings.
• Controls the ZLD system process through Allen Bradley control system and other process control 
devices.
• Monitors the operation and performance of the ZLD while on shift: takes appropriate action when 
necessary to ensure compliance of safety, efficiency, environmental and administrative guidelines.
• Assists in completing daily, weekly and monthly maintenance actions, plant configuration changes 
and varying cake and water production levels.
•   Operates the demineralized water production system/trailers and performs water quality testing 
to ensure water quality is produced within the required parameters.
•     Chemical tote handling is required.
• Identifies problems with ZLD equipment and clearly communicates the conditions associated with 
these problems to the Water Treatment Supervisor.
•     Participates in plant training and qualification program.
• Performs routine and preventative maintenance when plant conditions allow: assists Water 
Treatment Supervisor in shutdown-related maintenance and repair items.
•     Performs local area system and equipment cleanup on an ongoing basis.
• Create work requests using CMMS type systems that reflect work performed on shift and equipment 
repairs that are needed.
•     Understand flow diagrams and P&I drawings

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty 
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or 
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to 
perform the essential functions.
•     Understand heat transfer and fluid flow
•     Understand water level and heat balancing
•    Understand how reverse osmosis and ultra filtration works
• Basic water chemistry analysis and trending: ph, conductivity, total suspended and dissolved 
solids, silica etc
• Trend daily chemistry and make recommendations for maintaining proper chemistry control to the 
Control Room Operator and Water Treatment Supervisor
•   Monitor water solids removal and quality control
•    Ability to understand and follow chemistry procedures
• Understand, comprehend and trouble  shoot  system  parameters  such  as temperature, pressure, 
flow rate, water production, and other various parameters
• Understand the function of basic system equipment such  as:  heat  exchangers,  pumps, transfer 
valves, high pressure air systems, hydraulic system
•     Familiar with operating steam systems