J&J Family of Companies EHS&S Wastewater Treatment Operator in Monument, Colorado

DePuy Synthes is a Johnson & Johnson company that is one of the leaders in the medical device industry. Our implants and instruments are used by orthopedic surgeons to treat patients with conditions resulting from traumatic injuries, degenerative diseases, deformities, and sports related injuries. Our environment is entrepreneurial, learning-driven, and is as challenging as it is rewarding.

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies will offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, we are creating one organization that will be agile and better equipped in today's evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.

Overall Responsibilities:

The Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S)/Wastewater Technician will be responsible for coordinating and maintaining information and training in support of EHS&S activities to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, the ISO 14001 Standard, J&J EHS&S Standards, and other standards to which J&J subscribes.

In this role, you’ll operate hazardous and non-hazardous waste system in order to ensure that solids are removed and that the pH level is neutralized to the appropriate level win accordance with EPA and Colorado Department of Health and Environment Pretreatment Standards.

Job Duties:

  • Provide assistance conducting EHS&S –oriented facility audits.

  • Monitors continuous flow of water from various production areas such as Electropolish and vibratory on two separate wastewater treatment systems.

  • Ensures appropriate pH levels are maintained based on EPA regulations.

  • Adds chemicals as required, cleans sludge from filter and cleans all equipment walls and grating as necessary.

  • Repairs worn parts on equipment as required and maintains daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and bi-annual maintenance PM work orders.

  • Completes preventative maintenance checklists for wastewater treatment equipment.

  • Maintains data loggers and PC record keeping for two waste water systems and one oily waste system. Complete appropriate Discharge Monitoring Reports to the state on the required basis. Prepare lab samples for shipment.

  • Collect and input information for the preparation of weekly, monthly and yearly required reports for EHS&S.

  • Operates oily water separator system and maintains the system as needed.

  • Repairs worn parts on equipment as required and maintains daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and bi-annual maintenance PM work orders.

  • Schedule EHS&S program training in accordance with local legal and EHS&S system requirements.

  • Performs clerical duties such as filing, data entry, handling invoices, tracking the completion of forms and activities, and miscellaneous scheduling.

  • Support the EHS&S Team Leader to ensure that all waste streams including hazardous wastes are properly managed (identified, segregated, packaged, labeled, stored, and shipped) and documented.

  • Support the EHS&S Team Leader in the development and implementation of documents supporting the EHS&S management system.

  • Field and respond to all EHS&S inquiries and complaints received and communicate such to the EHS&S Team Leader.

  • Support the EHS&S Team Leader in providing EHS&S program training and communication to all associates.

  • Perform responsibilities in the area of managing and/or handling hazardous waste. Responsibilities include identifying type of waste, containerizing, labeling, shipping, emergency response initiation and/or coordination.


  • High School Diploma or the recognized equivalent required. (Certified Wastewater Treatment Operator preferred)

  • Up to six years of related experience working as an EHS&S Technician or related EHS&S position in an industrial, facilities engineering, medical or hospital facility is preferred.

  • Up to two years, hands-on, experience in operating wastewater treatment systems.

  • Basic personal computer skills (Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and EXCEL)

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Basic math skills

  • Safe work practices

  • This position will require walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and reaching for long periods of time. It may regularly be required to lift loads up to 25 pounds. It may occasionally be required to lift loads over 30 pounds with assistance.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Primary Location

United States-Colorado-Monument


DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)

Job Function

Facilities (Eng)

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