Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Waste Management, Maintenance Technician
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

Good Day!

NES Fircroft has a new opportunity available for a Machine Operator position in Lafayette, IN. 

Job Details

  • Location: Lafayette, IN
  • Hours: 40 hours per week - 8am to 5pm
  • Pay: $18/hr
  • Duration: 6-month contract


  • Perform daily operational checks. Pit solids, Conductivity, and PH readings.
  • Hot Water Generator checks. Hardness, Alkalinity, Conductivity, PH, and Nitrates.
  • ASH checks conductivity and PH.
  • Completes jar testing on systems when poor product quality is evident and make needed adjustments.
  • Complete drawdowns on all chemical pumps on every system 1 per shift and record.
  • Monitors the level and adds chemicals of each system chemical tank as needed.
  • Monitors vortex and Palins throughout the shift and make needed adjustments.
  • Clean baffles on each Palin every two hours
  • Troubleshoots the system and make changes as needed to improve product quality. Once an hour.
  • Proper pump operations and maintain proper pump operations.
  • 1% tanks are properly making down, maintain proper make down %'s.
  • Works with chemicals such as acids, bases, degreasers, paint pigment, resin, biocides, and other chemicals as needed.
  • Works safely in a lab and use testing equipment such pH meter, conductivity meter, and additional lab equipment.
  • Cleans and maintains area in accordance with 5S standards.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience; Associate's degree preferred.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and must be detail-oriented.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment. Ability to excel without direct supervision.
  • Proven ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be mechanically inclined.
  • Ability to have a flexible schedule, including working weekends.

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts (conveyors, paint booth robots, and forklifts). The employee is exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat (non-weather) and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, walk, stand; sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must routinely lift and/or move 50 or more pounds. Must be able to work in a hot and humid industrial environment.



With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.