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Wastewater Operator I

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Cranston
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout Veolia North AmericaA subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water, and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education, and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website -Job DescriptionBENEFITSVeolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well ashealth, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled toparticipate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. Pay andbenefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collectivebargaining agreement.Position Purpose:Provides day-to-day monitoring of equipment, routine lab test, and minor maintenance activities.Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Operates equipment manually and through instrument panels, computers terminals, and programmable logic controls units in an assigned area. -
  • Performs field test (chemical, physical and biological) in order to pace chemical dosages for process and odor control units or alter unit processes. -
  • Records observations and data in area shift log; diagnoses basic operational problems and takes corrective action; and communicates status, changes, and abnormalities in operating areas. -
  • Follows process control procedures for assigned areas; verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to supervisor. -
  • Operates vehicles such as trucks, forklifts, loaders, carts, etc. for plant operational purposes.QualificationsEducation/Experience/Background:
    • High School Diploma/GED required.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
      • Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control. -
      • Must develop a working knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water/wastewater treatment. -
      • Ability to diagnose plant wide process problems and take remedial action, and to troubleshoot equipment. -
      • Requires good reading, math, writing, and verbal communication skills; a mechanical aptitude; and the ability to read, interpret, and record data from meters, gauges, scales, panels, computer consoles, and other equipment.Required Certification/Licenses/Training:
        • Valid Driver's License and a safe driving record. -
        • Must obtain and maintain Rhode Island Class 1 wastewater certification within one year of appointment to Operator.Additional InformationWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Cranston , Wastewater Operator I, Other , Cranston, Rhode Island

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