Laboratory Manager/Pretreatment Coordinator - Fox Crossing

Midwest Contract Operations, Inc.

Midwest Contract Operations, Inc. (MCO) is seeking a self-motivated and reliable individual to join our operations team as the Laboratory Manager/Pretreatment Coordinator for the Fox West Regional Wastewater Treatment facility located in Fox Crossing, WI.

The Laboratory Manager duties consist of: performing routine laboratory analyses and calculations; performing equipment calibrations and maintenance; documenting laboratory analyses in accordance with DNR protocol; selecting and ordering laboratory supplies and equipment; maintaining the Quality Manual and updating the analytical procedures; corresponding with the DNR laboratory auditor and other DNR personnel; communicating with operators/staff; creating analytical bench sheets and forms; interpreting analytical data; managing the laboratory work load; mixing chemical solutions; and generating Limits of Detection (LOD), Limit of Quantitation (LOQ) and analytical curves.

The Pretreatment Coordinator duties  consist of: monitoring industrial user compliance with the Fox West Regional Sewerage Commission’s (FWR) Pretreatment Program, evaluating pretreatment local limits, writing and maintaining pretreatment permits, completing and submitting annual and semi-annual reports to the DNR, initiating enforcement actions for industrial user significant non-compliance, communicating with industrial user staff and evaluating industrial user status (permitted, non-permitted).

A High School diploma along with an Associate or Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Water Pollution Control, Wastewater Treatment, or related field of study is preferred, but applicants may qualify with a combination of relevant work experience, training, or education as determined to be acceptable by Management. Previous experience in wastewater treatment laboratory procedures, techniques and laboratory equipment is helpful, but on the job training will be provided.  This position requires a valid driver’s license.  The ideal candidate will be detailed oriented and have excellent  technical writing skills, oral communication skills, math skills, the ability to multi-task, a knowledge of MS Word and Excel and the ability to read and interpret procedural and equipment operation directions.  This position requires the ability to stand for several hours at a time, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, twist, lift up to 30 lbs., and to maintain a clean and organized work station.  The candidate must be willing to use appropriate safety equipment when required.  This is a full time position with a work schedule during week days with some weekend work required.  Excellent salary and employer paid benefit package with opportunities for professional advancement.  Salary based upon experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities.  All applications confidential.  Midwest Contract Operations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Email resume by November 13th to or send via mail to:

Mr. Paul Much, President

Midwest Contract Operations, Inc.

P.O. Box 2108

Neenah, WI 54957-2108

  • This position was posted on: 10-12-2020.
  • It will be removed on: 11-14-2020.