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Waste Water Treatment Technician - 2nd Shift

Waste Water Treatment Technician - 2nd Shift

Waste Water Treatment Technician - 2nd Shift

Req. 5002 Manufacturing at  400 Federal Street,  Andover, MA Posted:Jan 24, 2022

Vicor is expanding to vertically integrate core printed circuit board operations.  The expanded area includes a state of the art wastewater recycle/DI water regeneration system.  We are seeking candidates to be responsible for the daily operation and preventative maintenance of the Waste Treatment area.  This role will require the candidate to learn to operate and maintain a wide variety of industrial wastewater treatment equipment at Vicor’s facility located in Andover, MA.


  • Primary Waste Treatment Equipment:
    • Plate and frame filter press 
    • Vacuum evaporators
    • Granular activated carbon columns
    • Ion exchange columns
    • Reverse osmosis membrane skids
    • Ozone generator
    • pH adjustment system with acids and bases
    • Wet scrubber
  • Associated Waste Treatment Equipment:
    • Air diaphragm pumps
    • Centrifugal pumps
    • Chemical metering pumps
    • Pneumatically actuated valves
    • Manual valves
    • Heat exchangers
    • UV lamps
  • Specifically responsible for (in each focus area):
    • Daily operation and preventative maintenance of equipment handling waste streams that isolate; heavy metals, organic films, salts, and regenerated DI water
    • Hands-on material handling; moving chemical totes/drums (strong acids and bases) and waste streams with a forklift and pallet-jack
    • Safely performing job duties using the appropriate PPE and techniques
    • Operating PLC control panels with HMI touchscreen in accordance with SOP and PMP
    • Maintaining log sheets of set points/parameters for data analysis and record-keeping
    • Gaining an overall understanding of process flow and equipment to perform minor troubleshooting

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant technical degree or handson work experience with industrial fluid flow systems
  • Wastewater Treatment Operator and/or industrial maintenance experience preferred
  • Experience working with a variety of pumps and valves
  • Experience with basic hand and power tools
  • Experience following standard operating procedures and providing useful feedback to make improvements
  • Must be comfortable handling drums and totes of strong acids and bases, as well as other chemicals
  • Hazmat training and experience with PPE
  • Must be willing to occasionally work overtime in urgent situations
  • Ability to work independently and be effective in a fastpaced environment
  • Experience with electrical troubleshooting using a multimeter is a plus

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Vicor is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability. 

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About Vicor

Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the wall plug to the point-of-load. Complementing an extensive portfolio of patented innovations in power conversion and power distribution with significant application development expertise, Vicor offers comprehensive product lines addressing a broad range of power conversion and management requirements across all power distribution architectures, including CPA, DPA, IBA, FPA and CBA.  Vicor focuses on solutions for performance-critical applications in the following markets: enterprise and high performance computing, telecommunications and network infrastructure, industrial equipment and automation, vehicles and transportation and aerospace and defense electronics. 

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