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Water Treatment Operator- Gloucester, MA in Gloucester, MA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

Job Snapshot

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    At least 3 year(s)
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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.
O&M TechII
Full time
Schedule: 4 Ten hour Shifts (Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed)
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Vacation
MA Grade 2T MA Water Operator License
Job Duties:
Provides day-to-day monitoring and basic plant and pump/booster station operations, lab tests and corrective, predictive and preventative maintenance activities. Is fully qualified to perform the most complex functions and may lead the work of others.

  • Operates equipment 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.
  • Inspects and performs mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic troubleshooting to determine repairs needed. Estimates time and material costs for assigned projects. Dismantles equipment to gain access to and repairs defective parts using hand tools, power tools and precision measuring and testing devices. May fabricate devices and assemblies from steel. May weld, thread pipe and solder using gas and electric equipment. Re-assembles and tests equipment ensuring safe and efficient operating condition is restored.
  • Inspects flow meters, gauges, flow ratios, pressures and related controls on instrument panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units and diagnoses basic operational problems. Takes corrective action per procedure in assigned area. Verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to supervisor.
  • Collects water, wastewater, industrial waste, groundwater, sludge, residuals and/or gas samples according to schedule. Performs field tests (chemical, physical and biological) in order to pace chemical dosages for process and odor control units. Prepares chemical solutions, monitors supplies and recommends reorder. 
  • Performs lab tests, regardless of complexity, and prepares reports per procedure. Analyzes parameters including pH, alkalinity, volatile acids, dissolved oxygen, organic material, residues, biochemical oxygen demand, coliform bacteria, nutrients, chlorine residuals and other tests as required.

Job Requirements

  • Requires Grade 2T Massachusetts Water Operators License
  • High school or GED with the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions) and be able to carry out verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations as required by role.
  • Some vocational training and mechanical aptitude required, with the ability to read, interpret and record data from meters, gauges, scales, panels, computer consoles and other equipment.
  • Preferably at least three years’ experience in a related position in a similar environment with ability to comprehend complex specifications, blueprints and manuals.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment), including respirators, gas detectors, confined space equipment, etc.)
  • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to perform all assigned tasks in an organized, accurate and timely manner.
  • Must demonstrate ability to efficiently maintain, install and repair any equipment or instrumentation used in the facility.
  • Must have the ability to diagnose and respond to problems regardless of complexity, troubleshoot mechanical, electro-mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic equipment and instrumentation and take corrective action within policy and procedure limitations.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency with precision measuring devices and testing equipment and have the ability to perform all assigned lab tests regardless of complexity.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency with computer programs for process control (plant SCADA).
  • 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 (commercial license and heavy equipment operator licenseis desirable) and a safe driving record.