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Operations & Maintenance Technician I at Veolia North America

Operations & Maintenance Technician I

Veolia North America Wilsonville, OR Full-Time
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Summary:

The O&M Tech-1 participates as a member of the team operating and maintaining a municipal class-4, 15-MGD conventional filtration surface water treatment plant. The operating schedule is variable.

Shift: Rotating shifts 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Operates equipment manually and through instrument panels and computer terminals.

  • Performs field tests (chemical and physical) in order to pace chemical dosages for process control units or alter unit processes.

  • Monitors and observes operating conditions, records observations and data and diagnoses basic operational problems and takes corrective action.

  • Follows process control procedures for assigned areas; verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to Manager.

  • Prepares chemical solutions, and monitors process chemical supplies and recommends reorder.

  • Samples water and solids according to schedule.

  • Performs routine lab tests, and routine instrument calibrations.

  • Performs minor maintenance including routine preventive and corrective maintenance, lubrication, and minor adjustments; and performs basic troubleshooting of equipment, recommends solutions and, where appropriate, fills out work orders.

  • Operates vehicles for plant operational use.

  • Performs cleanup and housekeeping tasks for work area, tools, equipment, facilities, and grounds.

  • Assures work is performed in a safe and professional manner by following established safety, operating, and emergency response procedures.


Qualifications

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED; Post-Secondary coursework in Business, Science or Engineering is desired.

  • Experience within a water treatment environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water treatment are preferred.

  • Certification as a water operator is preferred.


  • Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve conflicting priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose problems and manage remedial action.

  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills in order to interface with all levels of personnel.

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, effective and easily understood written communications and reports.

  • Strong PC skills with proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet management.

  • Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).

  • Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.

  • Must be able to respond to 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.

  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check.



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.

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.

 

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