Wastewater Operator I in Cranston, RI at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 6/16/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Cranston, RI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Veolia is the Global leader in optimized resource management. With over 163,000 employees worldwide, Veolia designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. 

Veolia is currently seeking two operators in Cranston, RI, one 2nd shift and one 3rd shift.
Operator: Cranston,RI
Pay $25.83 /hr DOE and Licensing
Hours: Midnight to 8:00 am
Job Duties:

  • Provides day-to-day monitoring of equipment, routine lab test, and minor maintenance activities.
  • 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.

Job Requirements

  • HS Diploma or GED is required. 
  • Must have a valid drivers license and a safe driving record. 
  • Must obtain and maintain Rhode Island Class 1 wastewater certification within one year of appointment to Operator. 
  • 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 troubleshoot the equipment.
  • Requires good reading, math, writing, and verbal communication skills; a mechanical aptitude; and the ability to read, interpret, and record date from meters, gauges, scales, panels, computer consoles, and other equipment.