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Athens, NY 12015

Posted: 05/30/23 Employment Type: Temp To Perm Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 15161 Pay Rate: 19.00

Job Description

Schedule and Pay:
  • Hours: MON-FRI, 6AM-2:30PM (overtime available)
  • Pay: $19.00/hr 
  • Status: Temp to Perm
  • Location: Athens, NY
The Treating Plant Operator is responsible for:
  • Treating all wood products 
  • Mixing chemical treatments
  • Operating treating equipment
  • Treating inventory as always scheduled by the Plant Manager
  • Maintaining environmental and safety compliance.

· Work with a safety mindset always.
· Monitor and mix chemical treating solutions within variance tolerances.
· Use appropriate formulas to calculate treating for every charge.
· Operate treating equipment: software, pumps, valves, etc.
· Monitor treating processes and resolve issues in a timely manner.
· Properly fill out paperwork. · Work with Plant Manager to maintain product standards i.e. retention and penetration.
· Perform appropriate cylinder washout procedures when changing treatments, while following all safety protocols.
· Maintain treating records.
· Ensure all environmental and safety procedures are followed and report all unsafe or non-compliant issues.
· Attend all training sessions and safety meetings as required.
· Maintain the cleanliness and safety of treating facility
· Other duties as directed
· Previous Forklift Experience a plus

· High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) required.
· Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
· Ability to become knowledgeable on all chemical treatments.
· Ability to become knowledgeable on treating process.
· Ability to recognize and determine heartwood percentages.
· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
· Ambition to strive for quality while maintaining appropriate production.
· Problem solving acumen.
· Ability to communicate effectively with others.
· Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
· Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
· Ability to demonstrate behaviors conforming to corporate set of values and accepted standards.
· Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively.
· Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative

Benefits when perm:
  • 401(k) 
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance
A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
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