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Wastewater Operator- Travel in Westlake, LA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Westlake, LA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/4/2018

Job Description

***This job requires willingness to travel 100% of the time***

Job Summary:
The Wastewater Operator operates and maintains an industrial pre-treatment wastewater plant for a high-paced production facility to meet discharge permit requirements.  Furthermore, the Wastewater Operator operates and maintains process equipment and chemical feed systems, conducts laboratory analysis and monitors tanker truck loading.

Job Requirements

Skills Required:
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and comprehend English for operational, process, safety, and QA/QC instructions.
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to safety policies, procedures, and willingness to reach a GoalZero safety culture.
  • Must possess basic computer skills for data entry and process control.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work independently and have a basic understanding of pumps, valves, mixers, conveyors, measure/control devices, lab testing equipment, and material handling.
  • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently operator and maintained assigned process equipment to meet or exceed processing and quality targets.
  • Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work in team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities to support a 100% “team first” mind set. 
  • Must be willing to work 12-hour shifts (both day or night), weekends, and holidays if required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime or unscheduled shifts if required.


Additional Qualifications Required:​ ​
  • Physical Requirements:​  Pass medical and drug test.
  • Educational:​  ​High school diploma required.
  • Must possess a valid U.S. Drivers License in good standing.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • A Level I DNREC Wastewater License is preferred. 
  • Previous wastewater experience is preferred, but previous experience working in an industrial environment is must.