TRD Operator

at Republic Services
Published May 2, 2023
Location Anderson, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


**Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.**

**We are Sustainability in Action - our promise to be environmentally responsible and to help our customers be environmentally responsible too.**

**Why choose** **Republic?**

**Joining Republic isn't just about taking on a new job, it's about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere.**

**As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team:**

+ We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day.

+ We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations.

+ We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world.

+ We are driven to deliver results in the right way.

+ We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Company's E&P division provides oilfield waste services to its customer base and operates three types of waste management and disposal facilities: treatment, recovery and disposal facilities; engineered landfills; and salt water disposal injection wells. The TRD Operator is responsible for the operation of generation facilities and associated equipment. The TRD Operator investigates abnormal operating conditions, initiates corrective action and performs preventative maintenance.


+ May work in any of 6 areas of a generation facility as a Press Operator, Centrifuge Operator, Heating Operator, Receiving Operator, Yard Operator or Plant Fluid Operator.

+ In addition to the duties below, performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

+ Press Operator:o Fills mix tanks and applies perlite as needed.o Initiates, maintains and completes runs of the press.o Opens the press at the end of every cycle, drops cake and cleans plates in preparation for another cycle.o Maintains the cleanliness of the press area.o Moves fluids, gauges tanks and monitors fluid levels.

+ Centrifuge Operator:o Operates all mud plant activities.o Maintains all equipment associated with the mud plant operations.o Fills mix tanks and applies polymers as needed.o Initiates, maintains and completes runs of the centrifuge.o Maintains the cleanliness of the centrifuge area.o Moves fluids, gauges tanks and monitors fluid levels.

+ Heating Operator:o Moves cold fluids through the hot oil unit into heated tanks and heats the fluid as needed.o Initiates effective communication with plant personnel to ensure cold fluid is coming from proper sources and arriving, heated, at the correct destination.o Responsible for all fluid levels in tanks, including both suction and receiving.o Maintains the hot oil unit and the cleanliness of the area.

+ Receiving Operator:o Receives all fluids at the plant and moves them from the receiving area to the assigned tanks.o Maintains tank levels and ensures appropriate space is available for all fluids.o Records exact amounts of fluid received and ensures all paperwork is completed properly.o Maintains the cleanliness of the receiving area.

+ Yard Operator:o Responsible for all heavy equipment at the plant.o Arranges for the pick-up and delivery of all solids that leave the plant.o Keeps cake roll offs at levels to allow presses and centrifuges the room to continue processing.o Loads all cake trucks and secures loads that leave the plant.o Responsible for the solidity of the cake that leaves the plant and ensures that it is appropriately mixed with fly-ash so it can be received at disposal.o Oversees the maintenance of all the equipment at the plant and arranges for repairs with the mechanics.

+ Plant Fluid Operator:o Moves all fluids in the manifold room of the plant for final destination. This includes oil for sale, water for disposal, junk to the press tanks and any other final processing as it arises.o Arranges for the pick-up of all fluids that leave the plant.o Responsible for quality control of all oil sales and water disposal.o Maintains all pumps, valves and pipes in the manifold room of the plant.o Maintains the cleanliness of the manifold area.


+ Experience in the operation of generation facilities and associated equipment.

**Rewarding Compensation and Benefits**

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

_The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company._

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

**Why Work With Us**

Republic Services is a place where your effort is always appreciated and your teammates always have your back. When you give us your best, we give you ours. We're constantly investing in new tools and technology that allow you to do your job safely and effectively. We offer plenty of opportunities to learn and grow within your role. And when we say "Sustainability in Action," we mean it. Together, we're leaving the world better than we found it through the work we do every day. Are you in? Keep reading to learn more about the position we're hiring for.