Water Distribution Tech/Laborer in Poughkeepsie, NY at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Summary: Provides day-to-day maintenance of collection system. Services pump stations as needed.
  • Operates machinery and equipment associated with the operation of a wastewater collection system manually and through instrumentation panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units following process control procedures. Monitors and observes operating conditions, records observations and data in shift log. Diagnoses basic operational problems and takes corrective action per procedure.
  • Promptly reports any operational problems with machines or equipment to Lead or Supervisor. Mechanical lift for manhole covers, Inspects field equipment and becomes proficient at mechanical troubleshooting to determine repairs needed.
  • Rehabilitates, repairs and replaces applicable sewer system infrastructure such as
    manholes, catch basins, sewer lines, etc.

  • Performs manual labor including cleaning equipment, facilities and grounds as
    required and properly disposes of waste according to safety and environmental
    policies. Operates vehicles, mobile equipment and material handling equipment for operational and maintenance purposes.


Job Requirements

  • High school or GED with the ability to read, write and comprehend English (maps, operational, maintenance, safety and quality instructions) and be able to carry out verbal and written instructions.
  • Valid Driver's License is required.
  • Must have strong mechanical aptitude with ability and willingness to provide manual labor and maintenance support to system operations.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. Some vocational training and mechanical aptitude preferred, with the ability to read, interpret and record data from meters, gauges, panels, computer consoles and other equipment.
  • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently perform assigned duties and meet or exceed production and quality goals.