Wastewater Operator III
Veolia is the global leader in optimized resource management. With over 163,000 employees worldwide,Veolia designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries.
Wastewater Treatment Operator III
$51,250 - 56,523
Michigan Class A&B License preferred or the ability to obtain as soon as testing allows
Operates and maintains wastewater
treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in wastewater treatment
facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements. Is fully
qualified to perform the most complex functions and may lead the work of others.
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.
Typically holds or is working
toward a first level treatment certificate. (Requires minimum water/wastewater
license as required by regulatory agencies at site).
Six months to two years experience in a related position and environment with
knowledge of the methods,
techniques, and practices of water/wastewater treatment.
demonstrate the ability to learn and independently operate assigned machines and
equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets.
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.
Operates plant processes including primary
treatment, activated sludge secondary treatment, sludge thickening, gravity
thickening & blending,belt filter press & centrifuge systems.
Maintain and performs minor repairs on equipment.
Writes work orders for major repairs and submits to maintenance department.
Reads meters, gauges,
scales, charts, and totalizers and records these readings on appropriate log
Trains and directs other operators in various duties as needed.
Cleans and paints equipment, washes windows, sweeps and mops floors,
maintains buildings and grounds thoughout the plant.
Must demonstrate a
working ability to use computer programs for process control.
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.
Must possess a valid driver’s
license and a safe driving record.