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Class I Operator

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionVeolia is the world's leading environmental services company with -179,000 employees globally and a 160-year history. We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for cities, governments, campuses, businesses, and industries. -Job DescriptionOperates and maintains water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in -water/wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements.1. Tends automatic and semi-automatic machines and related equipment including pumps, engines, -generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, chemical feed and odor control and -vacuum filters used to decontaminate waste water by settling, aeration and sludge digestion.2. Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate -flow.3. Monitors flow meters, gauges, flow ratios, pressures and related controls through instrument -panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units in assigned area.4. Monitors and records operating conditions observations and data in area shift log.5. Ensures conformance to process specifications. Diagnoses basic operational problems and takes -corrective action per procedure. Verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to -supervisor and takes corrective actions.6. Performs routine and preventative maintenance and maintenance related items as assigned.7. Performs manual labor including filling and emptying of machine bins and cleaning equipment, -facilities and grounds as required.8. Performs minor maintenance including, but not limited to, routine preventive maintenance, -lubrication and minor adjustments.9. Operates vehicles for plant operational purposes.10. Practices good housekeeping in assigned area and properly disposes of waste according to safety -and environmental policies.11. Performs field tests (chemical, physical and biological) in order to pace chemical dosages for -process and odor control units or alter unit processes.12. Samples wastewater, sludge and gases (odor control, digester, etc.) according to schedule.13. Prepares chemical solutions and services automatic samplers.14. Monitors process chemical supplies and recommends reorder.15. Performs routine lab tests.16. Performs routine instrument calibration for portable meters including, but not limited to, dissolved -oxygen, pH, H2S, percent oxygen, lower explosive limit.17. Assists in other areas as needed.Qualifications--- Six months to two years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of -the methods, techniques, and practices of water/wastewater treatment.--- 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 consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently operate assignedmachines 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 a working ability to use computer programs for process control.--- Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assumeadditional or new responsibilities readily.--- Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site. Must be able -to work weekends and Stat Holidays when required.--- Typically holds or is working toward a first level treatment certificate. (Requires minimumwater/wastewater license as required by regulatory agencies at site).--- Must possess a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORK ENVIRONMENTThe physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while successfully -performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the -essential functions. Include possible work hazards and percent of travel required.Work Environment:Spends 100% of the time in operations environment. May need to work outside in inclement weather conditions and drive company vehicle to perform duties. -Possible Work Hazards:May be exposed to possible operations hazards including fumes, toxic and caustic chemicals, heavy machinery, -high pressure, hot or cold work environment temperatures, slippery surfaces, water hazards and electrical -equipment.Physical Demands:Amount of time spent - Standing 50%, Walking 50% for as many as five miles per shift.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; -reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch -and enter confined spaces. May be required to use ladders or stairs.The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds (occasionally 60 pounds). Specific vision abilities required -by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Requires close visual -observation to detect process non-conformance and machine malfunction.Additional InformationAbout Veolia:Veolia offers the most complete range of environmental solutions to meet the challenges of cities, governments, campuses, businesses and industries. Our network of talent and hands-on know-how is unique and unrivaled. -We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for more than 550 communities and more than 30,000 businesses, campuses and organizations throughout North America. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -We are an Equal Opportunity Employer!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.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Corpus Christi , Class I Operator, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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