Anoplate Corp.

  • Tank Maintenance Technician/Environmental Operations

    Job Location US-NY-Syracuse
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/21/2018 3:56 PM)
    # of Openings
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    About the Job

    Launch your career with the industry leader in product finishing for the aerospace, defense and medical fields! Our continued and sustained growth has created numerous opportunities. Every employee receives extensive training, competitive wages, outstanding benefits, profit sharing bonuses and opportunity to grow.


    The Tank Technician will support and maintain smooth production operations, safety for personnel and protection of the environment. This person will work with suppliers and co-workers along with interacting with production workers, production supervisors, waste treatment and maintenance personnel. Primary responsibility ensures all processes are within operating parameters and take appropriate action necessary to maintain control of the processes. Two positions are available: 2nd Shift (approximately Monday- Friday 2pm-1030pm with some flexibility with start and stop times). Overtime is available as necessary. Pay range is up to $17.00+ depending on experience. Second shift receives a shift differential in addition to the listed wage.3rd Shift (approximately Sunday evening- Friday morning 930pm-6am with some flexibility with start and stop times). Overtime is available as necessary. Pay range is up to $17.00+ depending on experience. Third shift receives a shift differential in addition to the listed wage.



    Tank Maintenance will be responsible for the following:

    • Ensuring tanks are properly mixed for plating process and will monitor tanks for same, including:
      • Pump-overs
      • New tank make-up
      • Adding/adjusting chemicals (strip)
      • Chemical additions
      • Stripping hardware
      • Conducting lab analysis
    • Cleans, replaces and fixes broken tank hardware including
        • Clips
        • Tank covers
        • Level markers
        • Pick-up tubes
        • Filters & pumps
        • Carbon bags and dummies
      • Notifies other departs. (ie; lab andmaint.) when issues arise,ie;
        • Leaky tanks
        • Broken pumps
        • Heating issues
        • Chemical problems
        • Controller issues
        • Spargers, Eductors & Air lines
      • Performs all start-up functions for EN lines to include:
        • Topping off tanks
        • Setting proper tank temperatures
        • Setting correct chemistries
        • Replenishing chemicals
      • Performs housekeeping for EN area including:
        • Skid storage
        • Laying and cleaning up absorben
        • Cleaning fluids spilled thru own work
        • Preparing area for plating work
      •  Document all work as instructed.
        • Maintains chemical storage in a neat and orderly manner and updates inventory records.
          • Use of safety straps
          • Labels on drums must face out.
          • Documents quantity in drum on label.
          • Update inventory records by submitting in add sheets
          • All drum covers closed tightly and drums clean after use
          • Use of safety straps
        • Fills in as Environmental Operation Operator 1 to cover for vacations, and absence as backup.
        • Performs other duties as required.



    A minimum of a High School Diploma or GED is required. Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Previous experience in chemical handling/storage,  manufacturing production, and general machinery maintenance preferred. Pre-employment drug testing and background screening required.



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    For over 50 years, Anoplate has provided solutions to meet the rigid specifications and diverse needs of the industries we serve. This has been accomplished by a dedicated, well trained and talented workforce. At Anoplate our values drive our decisions. Our core belief is to fulfill the needs of our employees in order to meet the needs of our customers.


    Purpose driven. Our employees understand that their work goes into making people’s lives better, safer and more fulfilling by meeting the current and future needs of society. That’s why our employees believe ‘good enough’ is never good enough.


    More than just a paycheck. Anoplate relies on the personal success of our employees. We offer competitive pay with performance and skill acquisition based increases. Comprehensive medical benefits with zero premium cost dental coverage, 401(k), vacation & personal days, paid holidays, wellness program, profit sharing program and a career long opportunity to learn, grow and advance.


    Teamwork is our way of life. To guarantee continued success, we engage our employees by first offering a safe environment and manage with an approachable style that is based on trust (in the employee to meet our customer’s needs and in leadership to keep the company stable and growing). Our doors as well as our lines of communication are always open.


    Growth equals Opportunity. Our people investments allow Anoplate to pursue opportunities in the marketplace. Ongoing training drives development of new skills, increased compensation and opportunity to advance. We continually improve skills sets through training, mentoring and professional development.


    Diverse Career Options. From production positions across 3 shifts to quality inspectors; sales to engineering; maintenance technicians to chemists; programmers to managers; Anoplate has opportunities for talented individuals with a variety of skill sets.


    Make an Impact. Put your talent to work for a company with a great history and unlimited future. Whether your passion is production, quality, engineering, customer service, management, planning, scheduling or maintenance, we have an opportunity for you.



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