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Motrex LLC Environmental Maintenance Technician in Waterloo, Iowa


Position available in Manchester, Iowa – $2,500 sign-on bonus!! Starting pay rate = $29.41 per hour and shift differential of $0.20

Stryten Energy in Manchester, IA is currently hiring qualified Maintenance Technicians that will be responsible for the waste water control equipment! These 12-hour shift positions work days (6a-6p) and ever other weekend - your schedule is set for the year and repeats every 2 weeks.

The Environmental Maintenance Technician is responsible for the operation and maintenance of waste water treatment plant, air pollution control equipment (baghouses and scrubbers), and hazardous waste and universal waste manifesting and disposal. Ensure compliance is maintained with local, state and federal regulatory agencies such as IDNR and EPA, including air permits, RCRA, and NPDES Waste Water Discharge and Storm Water permits.

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  • Operation and maintenance of air pollution control equipment to maintain compliance with NAAQS, NESHAPS, and NSPS requirements. This includes recording daily pressure differential readings, startup, shutdown and malfunction reporting, maintaining production logs, and conducting opacity checks. Ensure pollution control equipment operation meets all local, state, and federal air permit requirements.

  • Operation and maintenance of the waste water treatment facility, including troubleshooting WWT operating problems as they arise. Conduct preventive maintenance and make minor and major repairs to waste water treatment system. Ensure compliance with NPDES water quality standards and demonstrate compliance with NPDES waste water treatment discharge permit.

  • Will be responsible for daily facility related maintenance activities and will be responsible for general/production maintenance activities as needed to support plant production.

  • Conduct routine inspections to ensure compliance with RCRA, SWPPP, SPCC and Fire Protection requirements. Ensure proper handling, labeling, accumulation, disposal, loading and manifesting of hazardous and universal waste in accordance with RCRA.

  • The Environmental Maintenance Technician must have industrial electrical knowledge, and strong Mechanical abilities. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical problems in fast paced, automated manufacturing environment.

  • Assist with training requirements as required with maintenance, forklifts and all employee personnel by Stryten, DNR, OSHA, etc.

  • Perform other miscellaneous duties inherent to the job.

  • Other duties may be assigned as required.


  • Must direct and guide small groups during shutdowns and when special projects are required.


  • May have contact with outside regulatory agencies (IDNR, EPA) as required for compliance in testing for storm water runoff, effluent discharge assessment, and groundwater monitoring. Will coordinate and execute with delivery personnel to ensure hazardous waste manifest is completed per DOT regulations. Will supervise the unloading of caustic and ferrous chloride tankers, as needed.



  • RCRA, Forklift and Iowa Wastewater I license preferred but not required.


  • The requirements listed in the following sections are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform the essential elements of this position.


  • Working knowledge of proper sampling techniques, calibration, and waste handling problem solving.

  • General knowledge of RCRA, OSHA, DNR codes and requirements.

  • Experienced in completing and complying with paperwork associated with RCRA, EPA, and DNR standards.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees, may schedule and administer safety or environmental training.

  • Responsibilities also include periodic orientation of new employees and other testing of employees as needed.


  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


  • Have some word processing and spreadsheet capabilities.


  • Physical demands include hearing, speaking, seeing, writing, standing, sitting, walking, bending, lifting of 50#, simple grasping, pulling, pushing, twisting, and repetitive use of hands, and some barrel handling in excess of 200 lbs.


  • Production facility, Wastewater treatment building, and other outdoor assignments as required. This job has frequent exposure to lead, fumes, noise, dirt, hazards, chemicals, extreme heat and\ extreme cold.


EEO Statement

Stryten Energy is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Statement

Stryten Energy helps solve the world’s most pressing energy challenges with a broad range of energy storage solutions across the Essential Power, Motive Power, Transportation, Military and Government sectors. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we partner with some of the world’s most recognized companies to meet the growing demand for reliable and sustainable energy storage capacity. Stryten powers everything from submarines to subcompacts, warehouses, distribution centers, cars, trains and trucks. Our stored energy technologies include advanced lead and lithium batteries, intelligent chargers and cloud-based software that keep people on the move and supply chains running. An industry leader backed by more than a century of expertise, Stryten has The Energy to Challenge the status quo and deliver top-performing energy solutions for today and tomorrow. Learn more at

Job Locations IA-Manchester | IA-Dubuque | IA-Waterloo | IA-Oelwein

Requisition ID 2022-3570

Category Manufacturing - Maintenance

Position Type Regular Fulltime

Address 913 South 10th Street

Postal Code 52057