05 Apr
Plant Operator/Maintenance
Delaware, Wilmington , 19801 Wilmington USA

Job Description

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

Operates and performs maintenance at two surface water treatment plants and all other operating facilities (booster stations, tanks, pits, etc). Person is required to maintain proper production and maintenance records, and perform all routine chemical tests required to ensure that water quality standards are met.

Surface Water Treatment Plants: 2 (1-30 MGD, 1-6 MGD)1 Aquifer Storage and Recovery WellMultiple Booster Stations and Storage Tanks

  • Ability to perform water quality tests and maintain various water treatment equipment
  • Able to lift and carry 75 lbs.
  • Ability to operate all equipment used in performing water treatment tasks.
  • Excellent Written and oral communication
  • Understanding of Basic chemistry
  • Ability to work with peers as a team player.
  • Perform maintenance and operational tasks of substantial variety and complexity without close technical supervision
  • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, chemical principles.
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety regulations, practices, procedures and water quality monitoring practices.
  • Computer and software usage as required by the position
  • Position reports directly to the Production Manager.
  • Function as Plant Operator or Maintenance Technician based upon rotation of schedule setup by Production Manager, and work overtime as required and respond to emergencies outside of normal working hours.
  • Monitor and operate two surface water treatment plants and all other operating facilities within the distribution system utilizing the SCADA system. Assume responsibility for manual water treatment operation during SCADA system failures.
  • Determine scope and severity of system problems, which would require the attention of a supervisor and contact same.
  • Ensure that the water quality from the treatment facilities meets or exceeds the requirements of the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act, the requirements of the State of Delaware, and Company standards.
  • Keep proper operational and maintenance logs and records.
  • Understand and/or perform standard operating procedures for filters, pump, and or other water treatment equipment.
  • Regularly monitor SCADA to identify trends and detect emerging problems.
  • Maintains good housekeeping procedures at the plant. Performs routine housekeeping chores and special housekeeping as required.
  • Conducts safety inspections and follows all safety rules and procedures.
  • Load and unloads chemicals used at the treatment plants.
  • Performs operations in accordance with established SOPs and job safety standards
  • Ensure that adequate quantities of chemical are available to meet treatment requirements and that chemicals are being fed at the proper rates.
  • Maintain an awareness and practice safe operating procedures in conformance with OSHA Regulations and Company safety policies.
  • Demonstrate commitment to public service and public health
  • All other duties as assigned or required
  • Collect samples and perform all routine chemical tests such as alkalinity; jar tests, pH, chlorine, fluoride, etc. as required to properly monitor the treatment process. Understand and interpret the results of said testing to make/suggest process adjustments to the water treatment system.
  • Perform emergency operating procedures for the treatment plant.
  • Understand the operation of the water treatment residuals system and operate as required.
  • Perform maintenance duties per the online computer based Work Order system via use of desktop computer or IPad.
  • Perform maintenance repairs of pumps, valves, piping, and chemical feed systems as appropriate.Respond to chemical spills and address as appropriate.

    Working Hours:Based upon rotation of schedule setup by Production Manager. Shifts are typically 7am – 3pm, 3pm – 11pm, 11pm to 7am; subject to change based on holidays, vacations, or other per Production Manager. You may also be asked to perform overtime work as required and respond to emergencies outside of normal working hours per department overtime standard operating procedures.This position is a contract (bargaining unit) position. The contract sets forth the full scope of employment. The employer retains the right to deviate from the description at its discretion, without notice.This position description is intended for the purpose of evaluation and is not a contract setting forth the full scope of employment. The employer retains the right to deviate from the description at its discretion, without notice.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Minimum of High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must have valid State Motor Vehicle Operator License
  • One to three years minimum in the fields of water treatment, equipment/pump maintenance, chemical maintenance or similar required.
  • Current State of Delaware Operators License, or ability to acquirevia reciprocity preferredValid Drivers License Required
  • If no license, must obtain Delaware Water Operators License within 2 years of start date

Qualifications

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Minimum of High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must have valid State Motor Vehicle Operator License
  • One to three years minimum in the fields of water treatment, equipment/pump maintenance, chemical maintenance or similar required.
  • Current State of Delaware Operators License, or ability to acquirevia reciprocity preferredValid Drivers License Required
  • If no license, must obtain Delaware Water Operators License within 2 years of start date

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Additional Information

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As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

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.


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