Wastewater O&M Technician- Southbridge, MA in Southbridge, MA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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Job Description

The O&M Technician I performs a variety of operation and maintenance functions at water production and related facilities.  This position performs basic operational duties under the direction of a certified operator, performs maintenance tasks, and performs janitorial and laborer duties. Days and hours of duty may vary as required to fill other O&M Technician shift schedules, or under unusual circumstances. Must be available for rotational on call/weekends- Must carry a on call phone on a  rotational basis and respond to emergency calls.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Applicant preferred to hold a Grade 5 WWTP operator license or the ability to acquire within 6 months of start date
  • Hoisting license for loader and forks a plus.
  • The ability to perform tasks requiring standing and walking for extended periods of time. 
  • The ability to climb stairs, squat, and work with hands extended above head and in front of body.
  • Must be able to lift up to and carry 50 pounds.
  • Requires working in outside and inside environments with noise and all temperatures and climatic conditions, and must be able to work under adverse weather conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license with a safe driving record in conjunction with policies and procedures.
  • Requires good reading, math, writing, scientific, 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.
  • Requires the ability to carry out verbal and written instructions; i.e., SOP's, work orders, other documents, etc.
  • Requires being self directed to carry out tasks and assignments in a team or individual environment.
  • Must have the ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees.
  • Must have basic computer skills including, but not limited to basic operations and manipulation of data on spreadsheets, etc.
  • Must comply with Respiratory Protection and all other Safety Requirements.