Operator/Lab Tech- Bartlesville, OK in Bartlesville, OK at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/16/2019

Job Description

Veolia is the largest sustainable environmental solutions organization globally. With over 163,000 employees worldwide, we specialize in water, waste and energy management
 
Position Summary:
Operates and maintains water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in water/wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements.

Primary Functions:

  • Tends automatic and semi-automatic machines and related equipment including pumps, engines, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, chemical feed and odor control and vacuum filters used to decontaminate waste water by settling, aeration and sludge digestion.
  • Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control
  • to regulate flow.
  • Monitors flow meters, gauges, flow ratios, pressures and related controls through instrument panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units in assigned area.
  • Monitors and records operating conditions observations and data in area shift log.
  • Ensures conformance to process specifications. Diagnoses basic operational problems and takes corrective action per procedure. Verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to supervisor and takes corrective actions.
  • Performs routine and preventative maintenance and maintenance related items as
  • assigned.
  • Performs manual labor including filling and emptying of machine bins and cleaning equipment, facilities and grounds as required. Performs minor maintenance including, but not limited to, routine preventive maintenance, lubrication and minor adjustments.
  • Operates vehicles for plant operational purposes.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Must obtain an Oklahoma class D wastewater operators license within 1 year of employment.
  • Six months to two years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water/wastewater treatment.
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions, climbing stairs and ladders and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • 50% of job will be performing laboratory duties.
  • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets.
  • Must demonstrate ability to learn and independently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses and measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.
  • Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.