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O&M Technician

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Lynn
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout Veolia North AmericaA 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 approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website -www.veolianorthamerica.com.Job DescriptionBENEFITSVeolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. - Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. -Position Purpose:We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation and Maintenance Technician Trainee. This position offers an excellent opportunity for career growth and development in the field of wastewater treatment. The trainee will work closely with experienced technicians to learn the necessary skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain a wastewater treatment plant effectively.Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Learn and understand the principles and processes involved in wastewater treatment plant operations.
  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of various equipment and systems, including pumps, valves, blowers, and chemical feed systems.
  • Monitor and control the treatment process to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and permit requirements.
  • Perform routine inspections and tests to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of treatment processes.
  • Assist in the collection and analysis of wastewater samples for laboratory testing.
  • Assist in the maintenance and repair of equipment and systems, including troubleshooting and resolving operational issues.
  • Follow safety protocols and maintain a clean and organized work environment.
  • Attending training sessions and workshops to enhance knowledge and skills in wastewater treatment operations.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to plant operations and maintenance activities.QualificationsEducation/Experience/Background:
    • High school diploma or equivalent.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
      • Basic understanding of wastewater treatment processes and equipment is desirable.
      • Basic mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment.
      • Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow instructions and procedures accurately.
      • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with colleagues.
      • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
      • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment, including working in confined spaces.Required Certification/Licenses/Training:
        • Valid driver's license.
        • Must be able to obtain a Wastewater certification, minimum Grade II, within 24 months.Physical Requirements:
          • Willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, as required.Note: This position is a trainee role, and the successful candidate will receive on-the-job training and mentorship from experienced technicians. Upon completion of the training program, the trainee will be eligible for promotion to a full-fledged Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation and Maintenance Technician role. - Must be able to obtain a Wastewater certification, minimum Grade II, within 24 months. - This position follows a rotating schedule and upon completion of training will be required to take on call. - This is a Union Position with a starting pay of $29.74.Additional InformationWe 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.Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Lynn , O&M Technician, Professions , Lynn, Massachusetts

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