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Operator (Night Shift) in Bettendorf, IA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary:
Operate and maintain the equipment in water and wastewater treatment facility in order to process water, remove domestic and industrial pollutants and solids from the water, and return clean water, biosolids and air back to the environment.

Schedule: 5:00 PM - 5:00 AM

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform job duties in a safe manner compliant with policies, procedures and practices.
  • Maintain a safe, neat and clean work environment this includes: work area and equipment.
  • Conduct laboratory analytical testing for product quality assurance/ control; and routine tests
  • Operate, maintain, install and repair (automatic and semi-automatic machines) equipment including pumps, valves, gates, mixers, chemical feed, dust collector and odor control systems
  • Monitor control panels, adjusts valves and gates.
  • Monitor flow meters, gauges, flow ratios, pressures and related controls through instrument panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units in assigned area.
  • Monitor and record operating conditions observations and data in area shift log
  • Ensure conformance to process specifications.
  • Diagnose basic operational problems and take corrective action per procedure.
  • Verify and report suspected malfunctions and variances to supervisor or designee and takes corrective actions.  Performs routine and preventative maintenance and other tasks as assigned.
  • Perform housekeeping as required.
  • Operate vehicles for plant operational purposes.
  • Perform grab and go field tests in order to adjust process chemical dosages for process.
  • Comply with appearance and dress policies to ensure a safe and professional work environment.
  • Wear personnel protective equipment (PPE) as defined by policy regulation, work practices, customer or as directed.
  • Model professional behavior at all times; report to work as scheduled, on time and prepared to work.
  • Must be able to work a flexible and rotating schedule.
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction.
  • Work effectively in team environment and provide support and assistance to others.
  • Commitment to promoting and creating a safety culture and positive work environment.
  • Perform other job duties as requested to support the business operations.

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Able to read and understand  instructions in English.
  • Able to pass drug screens, physical and safety sensitive background check.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with a PC, MS Word and MS Excel; ability to learn software.

Physical Requirements:
  • Frequently lift, push or pull up to 30 lbs.
  • Able to sit periodically and for extended periods of time, climb ladders/stairs, reach below knees and above shoulders, kneel and crawl to access work areas.
  • Frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping, and ability to reach forward and grasp.
  • Ability to balance and walk on wet and slick surfaces, metal grates, narrow platforms, and uneven surfaces.
  • Ability to work in loud, cold, heat, wet or dry environments; inside or outside
  • Ability to wear a full and half face respirator.
  • Able to occasional work in confined spaces and enter and exit industrial vehicles.