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Wastewater Operator - Entry Level

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Green Bay
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionVeolia Water Technologies, Inc. Industrial Solutions is a full-service industrial water management company with a focus on a cost effective blend of service, chemistry and equipment technologies. With our balanced process management approach to water-related issues, we are able to create and implement innovative, sustainable, custom water solutions that reduce the overall cost of operation and compliance. Veolia Water Technologies, an industry leader in providing water and wastewater solutions to industrial and municipal customers. Veolia Water Technologies is a Veolia company. Veolia provides water services through public-private partnerships and industrial outsourcing agreements and is comprised of the top water professionals in every corner of the globe. Our parent company, Veolia Environnement (VE), is a world leader in environmental services. VE is based in France and is comprised of four business segments that serve the environmental needs of customers globally: Veolia Water, Veolia Environmental Services, and Veolia Energy.Job DescriptionVeolia Water Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking an entry level Wastewater Operator to work in several local areas as well as travel to new areas to learn different wastewater treatment processes.This position is responsible for learning and controlling treatment plants, machines, and equipment to clarify and purify water and wastewater for permitted industrial uses.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Learn to operate and control electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate flow of water into treatment facilities.
  • Learn to collect and test water samples to determine concentration levels and impurities.
  • Learn to perform all scheduled maintenance, service, and new installations of water treatment equipment.
  • Learn to be responsible for accurate record keeping of client data such as residual content of chemicals, water turbidity, and water pressure.
  • Comply with all client safety parameters.
  • Provide regular communication with fellow operators and management of any non-routine operating parameters that occur.
  • May be responsible for assisting with compiling data for the Environmental Protection Agency. Coordinate with other operators throughout the customers plant in order to maintain the plants water treatment equipment.
  • Learn to coordinate with Veolia's purchasing department to order wastewater treatment supplies, such as equipment and chemicals, in order to maintain the client's wastewater treatment equipment.
  • Learn to troubleshoot problems within client's wastewater treatment equipment and coordinate repairs as necessary.
  • On an individual basis, study for either the physical/chemical or biological wastewater certification exam. (Training material is provided)
  • Be able to work different shifts (days, evenings, nights) as well as length of shifts (8 to 12 hrs).
  • Will require travel to several locations outside of the area that you originally applied for. Travel could be anywhere from 1 to 3 weeks away from home to learn new treatment processes.
  • Could be as much as 75% travel away from home to learn new wastewater treatment processes/systems.QualificationsEducation and Experience Requirements: .
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Must be proficient with MS Office or google apps. 3 - 5 years of related work experience.
    • Mechanical background is preferred
    • Willingness to travel and learn from several styles of treatment facilities while training across the United StatesVWS offers you a competitive compensation and benefits package, along with a dynamic work environment. We offer challenging projects and training to help ensure your success. It is ultimately up to you to put the time into learning and gaining that knowledge.EOE/AA-M/F/Disability/VeteranAdditional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Green Bay , Wastewater Operator - Entry Level, Other , Green Bay, Wisconsin

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