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Water Treatment Chemical Team Leader

Company: Garratt-Callahan Company
Location: Sterling
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Water Treatment Chemical Team Leader-Northern Virginia

A Water Treatment Chemical Team Leader will be responsible for working at a customer's data center in Northern Virginia (between Leesburg and Gainesville). The Chemical Team Leader will solve customer water treatment concerns, perform extensive water treatment lab work, troubleshoot water treatment, and control equipment at a customer's massive data center.

As a Team Leader, you will receive an industry competitive salary, expenses, and benefits. In addition, ample technical support is provided along with continuous training. Compensation is based upon experience and the ability to succeed. $70,000 to $85,000 first year base for a qualified candidate. Plus a year-end bonus!

We hire with a focus that favors the committed employee both in terms of overall compensation and growth opportunities. We have designed our compensation package accordingly. Benefits include a corporate 401k, health, dental, vision, and life insurance.

Garratt-Callahan ( is family friendly, profitable, stable, and fiercely private. No layoffs in 118 years. No ownership changes in 118 years. 75 straight years of profitability. We have operations from Asia, to the Caribbean, and in every state in the USA. Let's talk.

Job Responsibilities:

Solve customers' water problems.
Treat industrial cooling towers to keep them energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
Perform detailed water testing & analyses at a data center.
Help deliver on customer KPIs and promote Garratt-Callahan solutions including proprietary chemical blends, equipment, & monitoring technology.
Reports directly to the Site Manager.
Keep our existing customers happy and safe.

About Garratt-Callahan:

Garratt-Callahan is a US based private 118-year-old, nationwide water treatment chemical company. Garratt-Callahan treats industrial boilers and cooling towers to keep them energy efficient and environmentally friendly with one of the most advanced product lines in the industry. We are registered to ISO 9001:2015 and sell an industry leading line of "green" solutions, G-C GreenTech. We are headquartered in Burlingame, California.

G-C is family owned, profitable, and expanding. We have five chemical plants in the USA, salespeople in every state, and operations in Asia, the Pacific, and the Caribbean.


We offer a competitive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, AD&D, LT, and 401k.
First year compensation $70,000 to $85,000 plus bonus, depending on experience.
Advanced training, and a clear career path.
Family friendly, flexible hours.
A huge benefit of working for Garratt-Callahan is our stability and low turnover.
No Layoffs in our 118-year history.
G-C is a profitable company. The last year that G-C did not turn a profit was during World War 2.

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Thank you for considering Garratt-Callahan Company. Garratt-Callahan is an EEO/AAE employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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You will be a successful applicant if you have a technical degree such as Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Mechanical Engineering, Paper Science, or Water Resources.

You must have a 4-year technical degree in the sciences to qualify for this position.

A successful applicant must have experience or interest in learning advanced water treatment technologies. A successful applicant must be detail-oriented, adhere to safety protocols, and be able to lift 50 pounds wearing PPE in all weather conditions.

Experience with water treatment site management at a refinery, a pulp and paper mill, steel mill, data center, or chemical plant would be relevant.

One-year technical sales, or an internship related to water treatment chemicals is preferred, but we are willing to train and mentor. Outside industrial sales experience is a plus.

You must live in the vicinity of Leesburg and Gainesville.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity With Industrial Cooling Towers
Knowledge and Proficiency with Lab Procedures, Water Equipment, & Water Chemistry
Ability to Provide Virtual Presentations to Group
Experience Working in a Team Setting as a Collaborative Partner

As a condition of employment by Garratt Callahan you will be required to submit proof of full vaccination status pursuant to Garratt Callahan's Mandatory Vaccination Policy, unless you qualify for a medical or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination or exemption status will be requested post-offer and pre-employment as a condition of being hired. Garratt Callahan complies with all equal employment opportunity requirements, including reasonable accommodation requirements.

If you have a disability, and need assistance during the application and selection process as a result, please contact the Garratt-Callahan Human Resources department at 650.697.5811. Arrangements can be made to provide an accommodation in order to assist you in applying for an open position using our on-line system, completing any other related paperwork, interviewing, or any other portion of the employment process. This phone number is only for disability assistance.

When requesting an accommodation, please provide your name, phone, email address, or any other means of contacting you. Provide a brief description of the nature of the requested accommodation. A member of the Human Resources team will then contact you to discuss your request. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with Garratt-Callahan.

Garratt-Callahan values differing experiences, backgrounds and perspectives among our employees, and see them as a competitive advantage. Garratt-Callahan is committed to the fair and equal treatment of all associates and applicants.

Garratt-Callahan is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster is available at:
Garratt-Callahan Company's reaffirmation of Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Statement

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