Veolia North America O&M Technician I- Jeffersonville, VT - 97127 in Cambridge, Vermont

This job was posted by https://www.vermontjoblink.com : For more information, please see: https://www.vermontjoblink.com/ada/r/jobs/580593 The O&M Technician I Operates and maintains water and wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in treatment facility to meet permit and operational requirements. Job often requires work in outside environment under cold weather conditions.


+ Tends automatic and semi-automatic machines and related equipment including pumps, engines, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, chemical feed and odor control to decontaminate waste water by settling, aeration and sludge digestion.


+ Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow.


+ Monitors flow meters, gauges, flow ratios, pressures and related controls through instrument panels, computer terminals and programmable logic control units in assigned area.


+ Monitors and records operating conditions observations and data in area shift log. Ensures conformance to process specifications. Diagnoses basic operational problems and takes corrective action per procedure. Verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to supervisor. Performs routine and preventative maintenance and maintenance related items as assigned.


+ Performs field tests (chemical, physical and biological) in order to pace chemical dosages for process and odor control units or alter unit processes.


+ Samples wastewater, sludge and gases (odor control, digester, etc.) according to schedule.


+ Prepares chemical solutions and services automatic samplers.


+ Monitors process chemical supplies and recommends reorder.


+ Performs lab tests applicable to permit testing and reporting per procedures.


+ Performs routine instrument calibration for portable meters including, but not limited to, dissolved oxygen, pH, H2S, percent oxygen, lower explosive limit.

+ + High School education or equivalent with the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic math equations. Associate's degree in a science or technical area strongly preferred.


+ Two to five years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water wastewater treatment preferred but not required. Will train right candidate.


+ Must demonstrate proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal


+ Protection Equipment), including respirators, gas detectors, confined space equipment, etc.)


+ Must consistently demonstrate the ability to operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets under general supervision.


+ Must demonstrate ability to efficiently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.


+ Must have the ability to diagnose process and mechanical problems in single or multiple unit processes, troubleshoot basic equipment and take corrective action within policy and procedure limitations.


+ Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.


+ Must 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.


+ Preference given to candidates with water and/or wastewater certifications.