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Wastewater Treatment Operator I - Wyandotte in Wyandotte, MI at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 4/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Wyandotte, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

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.

Operator I
Wyandotte, MI
Rotating Shifts

Typically holds or is working toward a first level treatment certificate. (Requires minimum water/wastewater license as required by regulatory agencies at site).

Job Duties:

Operates and maintains wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements. Performs routine operational, maintenance and custodial duties in each of the areas of primary and secondary treatment, sludge thickening, belt filter & centrifuge systems.

Job Requirements

Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.

Typically holds or is working toward a first level treatment certificate. (Requires minimum water/wastewater license as required by regulatory agencies at site).

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 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.

Operates plant processes including primary treatment, activated sludge secondary treatment, sludge thickening, gravity thickening & blending,belt filter press & centrifuge systems.

Maintain and performs minor repairs on equipment.
Writes work orders for major repairs and submits to maintenance department.

Reads meters, gauges, scales, charts, and totalizers and records these readings on appropriate log sheets.

Trains and directs other operators in various duties as needed.

Cleans and paints equipment, washes windows, sweeps and mops floors, maintains buildings and grounds thoughout the plant.

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.