Laborer - Oil Recovery

Select Water Solutions
Big Spring, Texas
Mar 14, 2024
Apr 08, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Job Details

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

Business Unit: Water Treatment

Reports to: Oil Recovery Foreman

Travel Requirement: No

Top Tier Benefits
  • Medical, dental, vision, coverage in addition to life and disability insurance plans.
  • Paid Vacation Days and Paid Holidays.
  • Retirement and Savings (401K) Plan with Company match.
  • Annual uniform allowance.
  • Referral bonus with no cap on amount of referrals.
  • Paid Training.
  • Access to paycheck before payday.

Job Description

This is an entry-level position. You will gain knowledge of the facility, general department knowledge, and handle tasks through completion of tasks and look for ways to improve the process and personal performance. Production Specialists work under the supervision of the Recovery Superintendent and are expected to perform a variety of jobs, tasks or duties as assigned. Production Specialists will be expected to progress to additional responsibilities as they become available.

The essential job functions include, but are not limited to
  • Maintain, monitor and adjust equipment.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment to complete various processes including weighing, bagging, packing, unpacking, labeling, transferring and storing products and sanitizing around facility (sweeping, compressed air cleaning).
  • Train to operate and calibrate equipment (load, oil, meal, pellet, lint) associated with the loadout and unloading process for bulk materials including trucks and/or lint railcars, forklifts, skid steers, utilizing scales, pumps, conveyor, etc.
  • Dump rework material.
  • Refurbish caked product.
  • Assists in Lock-Out/Tag-Out/Try-Out procedures on various valves and machine equipment such as motors, driers and pumps.
  • Utilize computer systems to input and record data as required in regards to safety, sanitation, maintenance, and processing equipment operation.
  • Interact regularly with peers and management to pursue continuous improvement of facility operations and promote a teamwork focused environment in order to achieve efficient production processes in all areas.
  • Informs supervisor immediately of any hazards, unsafe equipment and/or acts. Additionally reports immediately any accidents, injuries and near misses to supervisor.
  • Understand, maintain awareness and adhere to ADM's Safety, GMP, EPA, OSHA, Environmental Compliance and Food Quality and goal of achieving a zero-injury culture.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment.
  • Exhibit regular and prompt attendance and maintain attendance record in accordance with company policy.
  • Always exhibit a professional image; maintain a positive and supportive attitude.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate in English (verbal/written).
  • Basic computer skills (Word and Excel).
  • Experience in plant production and/or similar military environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices preferred.

  • A - Accountability: Take ownership of actions and outcomes.
  • C - Continuous Improvement: Embrace the necessity for change and commitment to continual growth and progress.
  • T - Teamwork: Encourage and support a collaborative, safe, and engaged work environment.

Compensation Information

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Physical Demands and Exposures
  • Work is regularly performed in outside weather conditions, including rain and extreme cold and heat, near moving mechanical parts; exposure to high wind, ice, snow, wet and/or humid conditions, vibration, and dust is expected.
  • Exposure to noise levels requiring the use of hearing protection.
  • Prolonged sitting, standing, walking.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to individually lift: Maximum 50 lbs.

Affirmative Action/EEO statement

Select Water Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. It is Select's policy to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to any protected class, status, characteristic, or activity. All employment decisions, including decisions regarding recruitment, selection, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, advancement, discipline, discharge, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment are made without regard to any lawfully protected class, status, characteristic, or activity.

Clean Air Act

Select Water Solutions requires all employees whose jobs may involve environmental compliance to understand and comply with the U.S. Environmental Protections Agency's Clean Air Act that regulates air emissions from stationary and mobile sources. A copy of the Clean Air Act can be provided to you upon request from Human Resources.

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