Water Operator I
Veolia North America

Wood River, Illinois

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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 tonnes of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021. www.veolia.com

Job Description

Summary

  • The Operator I operates and maintains sludge, dewatering treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in refinery/industrial facility to purify water to meet customer specifications.

Primary Duties / Responsibilities

  • Some experience in a related position and environment preferred.
  • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets.
  • Must demonstrate ability to learn and independently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses and measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.

Qualifications

Education / Experience / Background

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Some experience in a related position and environment preferred.
  • Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.

Required Certification / Licenses / Training

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and a criminal background check.

Physical Requirements / Work Environment

  • Extended amount of time in hot and cold environments. Frequent sitting, standing, and walking around the job site; stepping over curbs, climbing ladders, stairs, potential slippery/uneven surfaces. Occasional kneeling, squatting, and lifting up to 50 lbs. Frequent manual labor and use of hand tools for maintenance activities; shovels, brooms, pipe wrenches, air operated tools, pressure washers, water hoses. Occasional operation of heavy equipment; forklift, passenger trucks. Performing all tasks listed while wearing Personal Protective Equipment: hard hat, coveralls, safety glasses, gloves, steel toe leather/rubber boots. Perform tasks with the use of respiratory protection. Perform office duties as necessary; fill out paperwork, monitor computer screens, online training, etc.

Additional Information

A 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.



 


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