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Wastewater Operator- Oregon, OH in Oregon, OH at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 2/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Oregon, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Operate and maintain the equipment in a wastewater treatment facility in order to purify water, remove domestic and industrial pollutants and solids from the water, and return clean water, biosolids and air back to the environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform job duties in a safe manner compliant with policies, procedures and practices.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction.
  • 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.
  • Maintain a safe, neat and clean work environment this includes: work area and equipment.
  • Model professional behavior at all times; report to work as scheduled, on time and prepared to work.
  • Work flexible schedule that may include nights, weekends and holidays.
  • 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
  • Ability to obtain Wastewater Certification
  • Proficient using PC, word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Read and understand instructions/signs/directions in English.
  • Pass drug screens, physical and safety sensitive background check.
  • Work effectively in diverse team environments that are dynamic.

Physical Requirements:
  • Wear required personnel protective equipment including; gloves, respirators, safety glasses, foot protection and hard hat
  • Lift, push, pull or carry up to 30 lbs. and up to 100 lbs. with assistance.
  • Sit periodically and for extended periods of time; climb ladders and stairs, reach below knees and above shoulders; kneel and crawl to access work areas.
  • Stand, walk, bend, stoop; reach forward and grasp.
  • Balance while walking on wet and slick surfaces, metal grates, narrow platforms, and uneven surfaces.
  • Work in loud, cold, hot, wet and dry environments; both indoors and outdoors in inclement weather.
  • Enter and exit industrial vehicles and equipment without assistance.
  • Work in confined spaces.