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Danaher Corporation USP Technologies - Wastewater Technician (No Lab/Office & Benefits Day 1!) in Santa Clarita, California

USP Technologies is a leading provider of peroxygen-based technologies and full-service chemical treatment programs for municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment applications. We are an environmental services company specializing in full-service chemical technology programs for municipal and industrial markets for the treatment of water, wastewater, soil, and air.

Our programs are custom-designed, turn-key chemical treatment programs that include equipment, system monitoring, on-site technical support, and logistics. USP Technologies is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies (https://www.dhwaterquality.com/) . Our high-quality products, along with outstanding service and the superior technical expertise of our staff, provide maximum value to our customers.

The Opportunity:

USP Technologies is seeking a Wastewater Technician (also called an Applications Specialist) to join our team around the Bakersfield, California area.

If you have a chemical background with wastewater experience, enjoy traveling for work, and you want to find yourself in a stable and collaborative environment that challenges you, rewards you for high performance, and you are looking for a place to grow and develop, this could be the job for you!

Hear from two current Applications Specialists to learn more about the work they do and why they enjoy this role!

Meet Sammy: https://app.altrulabs.com/play/video/JkiN1At54XNW/GhaHcnxkDUX4

Meet Tanner: https://app.altrulabs.com/play/video/btY3VgIdYL2B/EJTrcqTgKAj0

What Will I Be Doing?

Working 40 hours per week, you’ll provide service and support to our existing customer base by traveling to the customer’s location to complete work as required by service contracts. This daily work can include:

  • Daily Account operations to include feed rate monitoring and adjustments to exceed expectations.

  • Routine wastewater or water sample collection, testing and data management.

  • Oversight of chemical delivery process to ensure timely and safe chemical deliveries.

  • Chemical system inspection and basic service, troubleshooting and maintenance.

  • Customer interface and coordination for daily work.

  • Timely and efficient communication with account management team.

  • Recognizing “out of spec” situations or safety concerns and manage per customer and Company protocols.

In your company-provided vehicle, you can expect to support customers in Southern California and Southern Nevada; this territory includes LA County as well as rural California (from Ventura, to Bakersfield, to Las Vegas). You can plan to be back at home after most shifts; however, up to 30% of the time, overnight stays may be required at company-approved hotels – employee safety is one of our topmost priorities!

What Qualifications Do I Need?

  • Bachelor of Science; Chemistry, Environmental, Engineering, technical degree, or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum 2-5 years of customer-facing wastewater treatment or equivalent experience.

  • Driver's license with a clean driving record – you must be able to travel to customer sites daily within the account base/territory.

    What Will Make Me Stand Out?

  • Preference will be given to candidates having advanced lab skills and ability to organize and communicate program specifics, including system surveys, customer reports, company forecasting and project management

  • Proven ability to be self-directed; you are resilient, and possess a high level of integrity, maturity, and accountability in a remote, self-managed work environment.

  • You’re a go-getter and “lifelong learner” who is motivated by satisfied customers and a job well done.

    The Perks:

  • No office or lab to report to – this is a fully remote position.

  • Company car and 401(k) with company matching & medical/dental/vision benefits as of Day 1.

  • 5% annual bonus pay.

  • Comprehensive Paid Time Off with additional two 100% paid floating holidays.

  • Lots of independence with a seriously supportive team and manager!

  • Comprehensive training that includes on-the-job mentorship through more senior coworkers.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.