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Waste Water Operator at Veolia North America

Waste Water Operator

Veolia North America Philadelphia, PA Full Time
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Veolia Water Technologies, Inc. Dayton is currently seeking a Wastewater Operator to work in the Philadelphia/Morrisville Pennsylvania area.

Veolia Water Technologies Dayton 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. 

This position is responsible for the routine operation and monitoring of a wastewater treatment plant in response to the daily guidance and direction of the Lead Operators and Operations Manager.  This position will be responsible for performing all work in compliance with safety, health, and environmental regulations applicable to the site.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Understand and follow all safety, health, and environmental requirements

Perform all duties as assigned by the Lead Operator and Operations Manager including, but not limited t

  • Operation of wastewater and sludge dewatering equipment

  • Monitor wastewater treatment processes for effectiveness

  • Complete daily log and required forms clearly and consistently

  • Collect and analyze samples using basic laboratory techniques

  • Interpret lab and monitoring data to determine system operation and compliance with discharge permit

  • Make chemical feed rate changes based on jar testing, flows, and pollutant concentrations

  • Perform equipment cleanings and general maintenance

  • Receive bulk chemical deliveries and use forklift to unload totes and drums 

  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment

  • Recognize and report operating anomalies immediately to the Lead Operator  


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • At least two (2) years of biological wastewater operational experience (activated sludge or SBR experience preferred) or promotion from WasteWater Technician

  • Forklift license required to be obtained within the first 3 months of employment.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude required

  • Desire to obtain a Pennsylvania C1 Wastewater Operator License within 24 months of hire

Promotion to a Lead Operator 1 requires:

  • At least three (3) years of onsite operational experience

  • Pass a Site-Specific Wastewater Operations Exam

  • Veolia management reserves the right to promote based on operator performance

VWS offers you a competitive compensation and benefits package, along with a dynamic work environment.  We offer challenging projects and training to ensure you success.


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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