Certified Senior Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

  • Oak Creek, USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

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Company Description

About Veolia North America

A 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

Job Description


Veolia'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:

Under supervision, responsible for the control of an assigned process by operation of wastewater treatment equipment; prepares daily log of routine activity. Work is performed in industrial environment and involves exposure to dust, odors, extremes in temperatures and humidity, noise; generally, works rotating shift hours, on a schedule prepared by management. In addition to the normal industrial environment, the job may include exposure to sewage, confined spaces, gases and odors.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

·  Operates assigned plant processes.
·  Operates assigned treatment plant equipment by starting/stopping and regulating semi-automatic controls, notes malfunctioning equipment and trouble shoots for needed repairs, and makes needed adjustments where possible and refers maintenance problems to the shift supervisor.
·  Records and interprets meter and gauge readings from equipment.
·  Takes periodic samples for laboratory analysis. Performs tests for process control.
·  Records activities in log and prepares and submits daily shift operational reports. (Excel based)
·  Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
·  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.




·  High School Diploma, GED Equivalent or Higher.
·  Two years of experience in the operation and/or maintenance of wastewater treatment equipment.


·  Knowledge of operating equipment in wastewater treatment.
·  Knowledge of Windows based computer operating system.
·  Knowledge of the operation and adjustment of valves, mechanical pumps, motors, chemical feed systems, and semi-automatic controls.
·  Knowledge of sampling and laboratory procedures.
·  Ability to read and understand a variety of dials, meters, and gauges.
·  Communicates effectively via written, electronic and oral methods with co-workers, supervisors, managers, and others when necessary.
·  Ability to wear SCBA.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

·  Valid Wisconsin driver’s license is required.
·  Wisconsin Wastewater License is required.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
·  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
·  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and have the ability to wear breathing apparatus for confined entry.
·  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Additional Information

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.

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.

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