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Operator I/Trainee - North Haven, CT in North Haven, CT at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/12/2019

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
 
Operator in Training or Operator I: North Haven,CT
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k Vacation
 
Duties: 
  • Operates and maintains water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in water/wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements.
  • Tends automatic and semi-automatic machines and related equipment including pumps, engines, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, chemical feed and odor control and vacuum filters used to decontaminate waste water by settling, aeration and sludge digestion. 
  • Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow. 
  • Monitors flow meters, gauges, flow ratios, pressures and related controls through instrument panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units in assigned area. 
  • Monitors and records operating conditions observations and data in area shift log. 
  • Ensures conformance to process specifications. Diagnoses basic operational problems and takes corrective action per procedure. Verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to supervisor and takes corrective actions. 
  • Performs routine and preventative maintenance and maintenance related items as assigned. 


Job Requirements

  • High school or GED with the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions) and the ability to interpret and record data. 
  • Must be able to carry out verbal and written instructions with the 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, computers and other equipment but would be willing to train. 
  • Experience in a related position with experience, in a similar environment preferred, with working knowledge of the standard practices, common tools, materials, and occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade but would be willing to train.
  • Should have the ability to diagnose basic and routine process and mechanical problems and take remedial corrective action. Basic computer skills and the ability to learn computer programs for collection system operation.
  •  Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently perform assigned duties and meet or exceed production and quality goals. 
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily. 
  • Typically holds or is working toward a first level treatment certificate. (Requires minimum wastewater license as required by regulatory agencies at site).
  •  Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on call. 
  • CDL is desirable but not required.