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Plant Operator (License required)

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Company DescriptionVeolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tonnes of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021.www.veolia.comJob DescriptionSummary

  • Operates and performs maintenance at two surface water treatment plants and all other operating facilities (booster stations, tanks, pits, etc). Person is required to maintain proper production and maintenance records, and perform all routine chemical tests required to ensure that water quality standards are met.Primary Duties / Responsibilities
    • Position reports directly to the Production Manager.
    • Function as Plant Operator or Maintenance Technician based upon rotation of schedule setup by Production Manager. Work overtime as required and respond to emergencies outside of normal working hours.
    • Monitor and operate two surface water treatment plants and all other operating facilities within the distribution system utilizing the SCADA system. Assume responsibility for manual water treatment operation during SCADA system failures.
    • Determine scope and severity of system problems, which would require the attention of a supervisor and contact same.
    • Ensure that the water quality from the treatment facilities meets or exceeds the requirements of the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act, the requirements of the State of Delaware, and Company standards.
    • Collect samples and perform all routine chemical tests such as alkalinity; jar tests, pH, chlorine, fluoride, etc. as required to properly monitor the treatment process. Understand and interpret the results of said testing to make/suggest process adjustments to the water treatment system.
    • Perform emergency operating procedures for the treatment plant.
    • Keep proper operational and maintenance logs and records.
    • Understand and/or perform standard operating procedures for filters, pump, and or other water treatment equipment.
    • Regularly monitor SCADA to identify trends and detect emerging problems.
    • Maintains good housekeeping procedures at the plant. Performs routine housekeeping chores and special housekeeping as required.
    • Conducts safety inspections and follows all safety rules and procedures.
    • Load and unloads chemicals used at the treatment plants.
    • Performs operations in accordance with established SOPs and job safety standards
    • Understand the operation of the water treatment residuals system and operate as required.
    • Perform maintenance duties per the online computer-based Work Order system via use of desktop computer or Ipad.
    • Perform maintenance repairs of pumps, valves, piping, and chemical feed systems as appropriate.
    • Respond to chemical spills and address as appropriate.
    • Ensure that adequate quantities of chemical are available to meet treatment requirements and that chemicals are being fed at the proper rates.
    • Maintain an awareness and practice safe operating procedures in conformance with OSHA Regulations and Company safety policies.
    • Demonstrate commitment to public service and public health
    • All other duties as assigned or requiredQualificationsEducation / Experience / Background
      • High School diploma or GED
      • 3 years minimum in the fields of water treatment, equipment/pump maintenance, chemical maintenance or similar required.Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
        • Ability to perform water quality tests and maintain various water treatment equipment
        • Able to lift and carry 75 lbs.
        • Ability to operate all equipment used in performing water treatment tasks.
        • Excellent Written and oral communication
        • Understanding of Basic chemistry
        • Ability to work with peers as a team player.
        • Perform maintenance and operational tasks of substantial variety and complexity without close technical supervision
        • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, chemical principles.
        • Knowledge of applicable health and safety regulations, practices, procedures, and water quality monitoring practices.
        • Computer and software usage as required by the positionRequired Certification / Licenses / Training
          • Operators License required
          • Current State of Delaware Operators License
          • Valid Driver's License RequiredAdditional InformationA subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent.www.veolianorthamerica.comAs an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Wilmington , Plant Operator (License required), Professions , Wilmington, Delaware

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