Collections Operations & Maintenance Technician
Veolia North America

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

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Company Description

Veolia 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 tons of waste. Veolia Environment (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021.

Job Description

  • The Collections O&M Technician performs field maintenance, inspection, installation or repairs in one or more areas such as system protection (line locates and inspections of the collection system), cleaning and CCTV pipe, SSES projects, and system flows, and inspecting and maintaining manholes, pipes and wet wells.
  • Operates equipment manually and through instrumentation panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units following process control procedures. Monitors and observes operating conditions, records observations and data in shift log. Diagnoses basic operational problems and takes corrective action per procedure.
  • Performs routine CLAIR (cleaning, lubrication, adjustment, inspection and minor repair) on machines and related equipment which may include pumps, engines, generators, valves, and gates. Reports and documents results of work performed and enters into appropriate database. Promptly reports any operational problems with machines or equipment to Lead or Supervisor.
  • Learns to inspect and becomes proficient at mechanical troubleshooting to determine repairs needed. Dismantles equipment to gain access to and repairs defective parts using hand tools, power tools and precision measuring and testing devices. Re-assembles and tests equipment ensuring safe and efficient operating condition is restored. Learns to troubleshoot hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic equipment and instrumentation.
  • Performs manual labor including cleaning equipment, facilities and grounds as required and properly disposes of waste according to safety and environmental policies. Operates vehicles, mobile equipment and material handling equipment for operational and maintenance purposes.
  • Performs facility maintenance and repair and may replace or install light bulbs, florescent tubes, damaged glass, windows, doors, partitions, ceiling or floor tile, door locks, carpet, and/or paint.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Some vocational training and mechanical aptitude preferred with the ability to read, interpret and record data from meters, gauges, panels, computer consoles and other equipment.
  • Six months to two years experience in related position with ability to comprehend specifications, drawings and manuals.
  • Experience using power, pneumatic, hydraulic, and hand tools; pressure gauges and precision measuring instruments.
  • Valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
  • Must be willing and able to serve on-call rotation within 6 months of start date. - Must be willing and able to obtain a CDL Class B drivers license with air brakes and tanker endorsement within 6 months of start state.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain a Collections Operators Grade 1 license within one year of start date.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain a NASSCO MACP/PACP Certification within six months of start date.
  • Must live within 50 minutes of the Woonsocket, RI project.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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