Plant Manager Job at Patriot Environmental Services, Portland, OR

  • Patriot Environmental Services
  • Portland, OR

Job Description


As a premier provider of environmental services in the Western United States,  Patriot Environmental Services  provides a wide range of industrial, emergency response and remediation services. We are committed to the principles of safety, superior customer service and experience, and unyielding quality and dedication.

We provide a broad array of environmental services to meet any need that our clients may have. From emergency spill response to hazardous waste transportation to wastewater treatment, or from industrial cleaning to full facility closure and remediation, Patriot can do it all with our own internal resources and do so while accomplishing every metric of success.

Our mission is to always be Prepared and Professional.

Join the team that makes a difference!


  • Ensure that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner.
  • Operate the treatment facility and wastewater treatment equipment to control the flow and processing of wastewater, sludge, and effluent.
  • Maintain a safe working environment and a high quality plant effluent within permitted discharge limits.
  • Ensure that all treated wastewater released to the sewer system is in compliance with the permitted discharge limits and make certain that no prohibited discharges are released to the sanitary sewer.
  • Collect samples and perform internal laboratory tests and analyses.
  • Uphold efficient plant operations, maintenance, and recordkeeping.
  • Maintain current and accurate operating reports and records, such as budgets, shift logs, status reports, and facility records.
  • Keep an adequate level of supplies and chemicals on hand for effective plant operations.
  • Train, schedule, motivate, and manage plant personnel to maximize operation efficiency.
  • Enforce plant rules and procedures according to company policy.
  • Collaborate with management to continuously improve plant operations.
  • Monitor gauges, meters, and control panels to identify variations in operating conditions. Interpret readings and test results to determine equipment or process improvements.
  • Other reasonable directives, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Five (5) years’ experience working at an industrial wastewater treatment plant, depending upon formal training and prior experience, is required.
  • Experience in a leadership or supervisory role is highly preferred.
  • Experience in heavy equipment driving and operation required.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of industry best practices, equipment, processes, risk assessment techniques, standards, and all applicable laws and regulations as they relate to the wastewater treatment field is required.
  • All applicants must pass the following pre-employment requirements:
    • Physical including drug and alcohol screening
    • Background check in accordance with local laws and regulations


  • Effective organization and prioritization skills.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with lab testing techniques and requirements.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and utilize analysis to solve complex problems.
  • Highly-developed ability to adapt to rapidly changing situations.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate others to achieve operational goals and standards.


  • Continuous sitting and tasks involving repetitive motions using wrists, hands and fingers are required for periods of 6-8+ hours at a time.
  • Occasional pushing or pulling of weights, twisting, and crouching for prolonged periods are required.
  • Occasional carrying of weights from 0-50 pounds is required.
  • Occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and reaching.
  • The work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks which requires the adherence to basic safety measures.
  • The work environment may involve moderate exposure to the elements, including extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and loud noises.


  • PTO, paid holidays, sick time
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurances
  • 401(k) with company matching


Pay: $100,000 - $120,000 per year

The compensation for the role will depend on several factors, including the candidate's qualifications, work experience, competencies, and skills, and may fall outside of the range shown.


Patriot Environmental Services is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

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