Cooper River Partners - Chemical Operator

Pre-Employment Training

Recruitment #96-43-01





In Cooperation With


Trident Technical College


is assisting with the recruitment and training for




 Cooper River Partners




Potential employment opportunities exist for:


Chemical Operator



  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation and basic maintenance of all equipment and assist with other maintenance tasks as assigned
  • Monitors operations of the systems, logs data, makes process adjustments as required, and submits maintenance work orders
  • Maintains organization and cleanliness of equipment and associated areas
  • Monitor and coordinate activities of personnel working on the process
  • Operates front end loader for raw materials handling
  • Operates fork lift for process waste disposal
  • Maintains updated knowledge and proficiency concerning process control systems including screen manipulation and response
  • Performs deenergization (lockout/tagout) of equipment and issues safe work permits to ensure safe performance of maintenance on equipment
  • Completes projects to improve the performance and appearance of equipment
  • Assists the supervisor in developing short and long-term strategies including training requirements, standard operating procedures, preventative maintenance programs, benchmarking activities, etc.
  • Conducts safety/housekeeping/regulatory/environmental inspections, documents all activities and is responsible for ensuring that preventative maintenance programs are maintained. May perform limited process waste management activities such as waste movement and labeling
  • Ensures that OSHA, SCDHEC, and other regulatory requirements are met or exceeded in utilities areas.  Participates in Safety Audits, ISO 9001, RC 14001 and Site Safety Process activities to ensure requirements are met or exceeded



  • The “inside operator” and “outside operator” work as a team and good communication is essential.
  • Successfully interacts with other operators, maintenance workers, contract employees, technical and professional employees, and department supervision. 
  • Completes all prescribed training, works in a safe manner, practices safety awareness, and adheres to plant personnel practices and policies.
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Fill in for other associates as needed
  • Perform other duties as needed


Requires general mechanical skills, basic understanding of electrical circuits, basic mathematical skills, and proven problem-solving skills.

Requires basic computer literacy, including Microsoft Office software.

Requires excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to follow written and oral instructions.   





·        2+ years industrial/commercial maintenance or operations experience

·        Excellent safety/attendance record

·        High school diploma or equivalent

·        Valid SC driver’s license



·        Associate’s Degree / Certificate in Industrial Work Skills (industrial maintenance, automated technology, welding, etc.) or equivalent

·        5+ years chemical production operations experience

·        OSHA compliant forklift and/or other heavy equipment certification

CDL license




The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform.  The Company reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change.


Training will be at no charge to trainees.  Successful completion of the training program carries no obligation to accept any offer of employment, nor is an offer guaranteed.


***An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V***


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