Water Treatment Operator in Montreal at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 5/11/2023

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Job Description

Company Description

Veolia Water Technologies offers a full range of technologies and services in the design-build, operation, maintenance, modernization and management of water treatment and wastewater treatment systems and facilities. A specialist in the treatment of drinking water, process water, wastewater and stormwater management, Veolia Water Technologies Canada Inc. has been serving municipalities and industries across North America since 1948.

State-of-the-art technologies

Our portfolio of over 350 technologies covers all aspects of water treatment, from online monitoring solutions to evaporation and crystallization processes, sludge treatment and power generation, state-of-the-art technologies for desalination, ultrapure water production and mobile treatment services.

Our global network and our know-how allow us to offer high value-added solutions, adapted to the needs of each of our customers.

Job Description

Under the responsibility of the Mobile Unit Manager, you will be called upon to act as an operator according to the assigned projects. You will work with our clients primarily in Canada. This position requires the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Operate mobile water treatment units in remote areas;
  • Monitor treatment processes by performing sampling, laboratory analyzes and various measurements such as chemical dosages;
  • Carry out preventive maintenance of equipment;
  • Write follow-up reports;
  • Perform laboratory analyses;
  • Analyze, diagnose and provide solutions to problems; encountered during operations (process or mechanical in particular);
  • Participate / supervise the installation or demobilization of mobile water treatment units at the beginning and end of the project.


  • College diploma (DEC) or vocational diploma (DEP) in water treatment or equivalent;
  • Has very good practical knowledge and skills in diagnosing problems in electricity, mechanics, instrumentation and control and likes to develop them;
  • Fluency in spoken and written French and English;
  • Capacity for analysis and synthesis, logical sense and capacity for deduction;
  • Thoroughness, precision and good working method;
  • Good manual skills and dexterity to efficiently and delicately handle treatment chemicals;
  • Oriented towards customer satisfaction;
  • Comfortable working alone and in a team;
  • Motivation to work;
  • Resourceful.

Additional Information

Work conditions:

  • Availability to travel;
  • 14 14 shift rotation (14 days at work followed by 14 days off)
  • Availability to work nights and live in a camp;
  • Work standing for 8-12 hours;
  • Physical fitness required to be able to work long hours on your feet, work outdoors, lift and move heavy equipment.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and an impeccable driving record;
  • Lift loads of 40lbs;
  • Make movements of flexion and rotation of the trunk;
  • Work in tight spaces;
  • Climb ladders;
  • Working at height, crawling and squatting.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.