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Apprentice Operator

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: January 21, 2023

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Job Description
Company DescriptionVeolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tonnes of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021.www.veolia.comJob DescriptionPOSITION PURPOSEThe purpose of this position is to provide opportunity for development of Water Treatment Plant Operators and/or Maintenance Technicians.PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIESTrain in all duties related to a Water Treatment Plant Operator and Maintenance Technician. Duties will include but not be limited to: conduct routine water testing and recording test results; ensuring quality of treated water meets federal and local regulations and company standards. Monitoring all charts, gauges, and other operating equipment at treatment plant(s) or within distribution system, utilizing SCADA. Preparing and submitting routine state and regulatory reports for review. Calculating the chemical feed rate required, calibrating feed equipment, and adjusting feed rate per lab tests or supervisor's instructions. Calibrating instruments, taking chemical deliveries, and general site maintenance. The employee will be required to work shifts as assigned with appropriate notice, including nights and weekends. The employee in this position will progress to fill the next vacancy as an operator or relief operator so long as they meet the minimum requirements or if they don't meet the minimum requirements, it will be at the sole discretion of the company as to whether they are assigned to fill the vacant position. It will be required of the employee to test for and pass a PA Operator's A exam within a year, unless already attained.Commitment to health, safety and protection of the environment: The incumbent supports Veolia's commitment to safety by complying with the programs regarding health, safety and protection of the environment. The position demonstrates safe work practices, takes part in safety meetings, and advises the Foreman of any non-conforming conditions.In addition, the following is a list of additional accountabilities:

  • Complies with all organization safety procedures
  • Sets the tone for safety and housekeeping
  • Perform other projects / tasks/ duties as assignedQualificationsEducation / Experience / BackgroundHigh school diploma required and valid driver's license. Appropriate operator's license or water certificate and sub-classifications are not required for application, but desirable.Knowledge / Skills / AbilitiesExcellent organizational skills related to project management and record keeping. Knowledge of OSHA regulations and basic knowledge of water treatment methods, water chemistry and tests, federal, state and local drinking water regulations and company standards, and water collection systems. Basic mechanical skills.Additional InformationA 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 more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent.www.veolianorthamerica.comAs 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.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Harrisburg , Apprentice Operator, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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