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Operator-Spruce Pine, NC in Hickory, NC at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Hickory, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/12/2018

Job Description


Summary: Operates and maintains water treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in water treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements.

Schedule: 3rd Shift

  • 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. Performs routine and preventative maintenance and maintenance related items as assigned.
  • Performs field tests (chemical, physical and biological) in order to pace chemical dosages for process and odor control units or alter unit processes.
  • Samples wastewater, sludge and gases (odor control, digester, etc.) according to schedule.
  • Prepares chemical solutions and services automatic samplers.
  • Monitors process chemical supplies and recommends reorder.

Job Requirements

**Only local candidates will be considered at this time (within 30 minutes of Spruce Pine, NC)**

Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Typically holds or is working toward a first level treatment certificate. C surface water license in NC. (Requires minimum water/wastewater license as required by regulatory agencies at site).
  • Six months to two years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water/wastewater treatment.
  • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets.
  • Must demonstrate ability to learn and independently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses and measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.
  • Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.


Veolia North America is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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