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O&M Technician I- Wilsonville, OR in Wilsonville, OR at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

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Job Description

The Operations & Maintenance Tech-1 participates as a member of a team Operating and Maintaining a municipal class-4, 15-MGD conventional filtration surface water treatment plant. The operating schedule is variable.

4- 10 hour days per week- Day, Swing or Night.
  • Operates equipment manually and through instrument panels and computer terminals.
  • Performs field test (chemical and physical) in order to pace chemical dosages for process control units or alter unit processes.
  • Monitors and observes operating conditions, records observations and data and diagnoses basic operational problems and takes corrective action.
  • Follows process control procedures for assigned areas; verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to Manager.
  • Prepares chemical solutions, and monitors process chemical supplies and recommends reorder.
  • Sample water, wastewater and solids according to schedule.
  • Performs routine lab test, and routine instrument calibrations.
  • Performs minor maintenance including routine preventive and corrective maintenance, lubrication, and minor adjustments; and performs basic troubleshooting of equipment, recommends solutions and where appropriate, fills out work orders.
  • Operates vehicles for plant operational use.
  • Performs cleanup and housekeeping tasks for work area, tools, equipment, facilities, and grounds.
  • Assures work is performed in a safe and professional manner by following established safety, operating, and emergency response procedures.

Job Requirements

Educational Background:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Post secondary coursework in Business, Science or Engineering is desired.

Job Skills/Characteristics:
  • Experience within a water treatment environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water treatment is preferred.
  • Certification as a water operator is preferred.
  • Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve conflicting priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose problems and manage remedial action.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills in order to interface with all levels of personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, effective and easily understood written communications and reports.
  • Seeking strong PC skills with proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet management.
  • Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).
  • Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company's Code of Business Conduct and other Company polices and procedures.
  • Must be able to respond to 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a safe driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check.