O&M Technician I- Jenks in Jenks, OK at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 7/14/2020

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    Jenks, OK
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Job Description

Veolia is the largest sustainable environmental solutions organization globally. With over 163,000 employees worldwide, we specialize in water, waste and energy management.
Operation and maintenance of Wastewater Treatment Plant and 30 Lift stations.

Job Duties:

  • Provides day-to-day monitoring and basic plant and pump/booster station operations, routine lab tests and basic corrective and preventative maintenance activities.

  • 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.

  • Performs routine CLAIR (cleaning, lubrication, adjustment, inspection and minor repair) on machines and related equipment which may include pumps, engines, centrifuges, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, vacuum filters and belt presses. Reports and documents results of work performed and enters into appropriate database. Promptly reports any operational problems with machines or equipment to Lead or 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 routine lab tests and prepares reports per procedure.

  • Performs routine instrument calibration for portable meters including, but not limited to, dissolved oxygen, pH, H2S, percent oxygen, lower explosive limit.

  • Learns to inspect and becomes proficient at mechanical troubleshooting to determine repairs needed. Dismantles equipment to gain access to and repairs defective parts using hand tools, power tools and precision measuring and testing devices. Re-assembles and tests equipment ensuring safe and efficient operating condition is restored. Learns to troubleshoot hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic equipment and instrumentation.

  • 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.

  • Performs facility maintenance and repair and may replace or install light bulbs, florescent tubes, damaged glass, windows, doors, partitions, ceiling or floor tile, door locks, carpet, and/or paint 5%.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Vocational or technical training is desirable. 
  • One year of experience working in a mechanical field, preferably in the wastewater industry. 
  • Technician is required to work days, evenings, nights, and weekends, any emergency weather event occurring during his/her shift schedule, and holidays or as needed. 
  • A good attendance record is vital in this position.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. 
  • Within six (6) months of employment: Possession of or ability to obtain a "Class D" wastewater certification through the state of Oklahoma.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site. 


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