Clarifying Plant Operator

Control equipment to clean and neutralize waste bleach water for discharge.

What does a Clarifying Plant Operator do?

Controls equipment to clean and neutralize waste bleach water preparatory to discharge into natural waterways: Starts pumps or opens valves to transfer waste bleach water from bleaching tanks to settling and mixing tanks. Tests water to determine acidity, using titration equipment, and calculates quantity of chemicals required to neutralize water. Opens valves to admit specified amount of chemicals into mixing tank and starts motor to mix chemicals with water. Starts pumps or opens valves to discharge water and accumulated sludge into waterway.