Utility Operator

Date:  Jun 13, 2024
Posting End Date: 

Gallipolis Ferry, WV, US, 25515

Company:  ICL-IP America Inc.

Utility Operator

As the Utility Operator, you will act as an apprentice to qualified operators in a chemical processing facility. Under guidance of qualified operators, this position will perform non-technical duties in operating areas such as basic chemical processing, equipment cleaning/housekeeping, and laboratory analysis.


I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position? 

  • Assist operating personnel as directed by Shift or Shipping Supervisor while working in a team environment.
  • Exhibit behaviors demonstrating knowledge.
  • Adhere to all plant safety and regulatory policies while performing required work.
  • Successfully complete a 90-day evaluation period and complete required test based on generally accepted skill measuring techniques.

What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role? 

  • High school education or equivalency (GED) required. 
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in an industrial or chemical manufacturing environment (Chemical manufacturing preferred).
  • Understanding of basic mechanical and/or chemical concepts and safety.
  • Able to work a rotating shift schedule including some nights and weekends is required.
  • Ability to regularly move and/or lift up to 60 lbs, wear appropriate PPE, and climb stairs and/or ladders.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Computer literate; working knowledge of MS office applications.
  • Interpret and use of paperwork/forms encountered on the job. Experience understanding and fulfilling instructions in written, verbal, and/or diagram form.
  • Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US export control laws and regulations.

What will set me apart?

  • Associates degree (Applied Science in Engineering Technology Manufacturing Option or Applied Process Technologies- Chemical Operator Option or related degree), plus 1-2 years of chemical manufacturing experience or combination of education and experience preferred.
  • 2+ years of progressive experience in maintenance or chemical operations whichever is most applicable is most preferred.
  • Candidates who have worked in certain packaging (filling drums, totes, etc…) and liquid transfer operations (truck or other transport fueling or loading operations) and some commercial sized operations (like large agricultural and large warehousing or distribution centers. 


Salary: Hourly rate of $20.45

We've Got You Covered
ICL is committed to offering you a comprehensive set of benefits to empower you and your family physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially. The benefits we offer to our diverse and inclusive workforce include: 

  • Competitive pay  
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits that start quickly – the first of the month after hire 
  • Tax-advantaged Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Wellness Program  
  • Generous Leave and FMLA policies 
  • 401k eligibility from day one of employment with a generous company matching contribution. 100% vested after one year of service 
  • Profit sharing after one year of service 
  • Employee Student Loan Assistance Program 
  • Free membership to a program that offers various discounts for travel, entertainment, groceries, and much more 


Who is ICL? 
ICL Group is a leading global specialty minerals company, which creates impactful solutions for humanity's sustainability challenges in the food, agriculture and industrial markets.  ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its global professional workforce, and its sustainability focused R&D and technological innovation capabilities, to drive the company's growth across its end markets. Our agricultural products feed the world’s growing population, our food additives enable greater access to higher quality food, our potash and phosphate products are essential components for the pharma industry and our bromine-based materials and phosphates contribute to a more energy efficient and environmentally friendly planet.  ICL benefits from its advantageous size, geographical spread, and operational flexibility. With a culture based upon leadership, innovation, and sustainability, ICL is well positioned to be an Employer of Choice within the communities in which we operate.  ICL shares are dual listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NYSE and TASE: ICL).  The company employs more than 12,500 people worldwide, and its 2023 revenues totaled approximately $7.5 billion. To learn more about ICL, click here.


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