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Wastewater Operator III- Richmond, CA

Company: Veolia Environnement SA
Location: Richmond
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Summary:Operates and maintains wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements. Is fully qualified will be required to perform the most complex functions and may lead the work of others. This facility is staffed seven days a week and staff must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call. Operations receives general supervision from the Wastewater Lead Operator and Operations Manager.Primary Functions:Assists with or is responsible for daily operational controls and monitoring of plant processes.Collect and test wastewater samples for process control for treatment of wastewater and make process changes to assure adequate treatment.Tends automatic and semi-automatic machines and related equipment including pumps, engines, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, chemical feed and odor control and vacuum filters used 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 and takes corrective actions.Performs routine and preventative maintenance and maintenance related items as assigned.Performs manual labor including filling and emptying of machine bins and cleaning equipment, facilities and grounds as required.Performs minor maintenance including, but not limited to, routine preventive maintenance, lubrication and minor adjustments.Operates vehicles for plant operational purposes.Practices good housekeeping in assigned area and properly disposes of waste according to safety and environmental policies.Summary:Operates and maintains wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements. Is fully qualified will be required to perform the most complex functions and may lead the work of others. This facility is staffed seven days a week and staff must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call. Operations receives general supervision from the Wastewater Lead Operator and Operations Manager.Primary Functions:Assists with or is responsible for daily operational controls and monitoring of plant processes.Collect and test wastewater samples for process control for treatment of wastewater and make process changes to assure adequate treatment.Tends automatic and semi-automatic machines and related equipment including pumps, engines, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, chemical feed and odor control and vacuum filters used 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 and takes corrective actions.Performs routine and preventative maintenance and maintenance related items as assigned.Performs manual labor including filling and emptying of machine bins and cleaning equipment, facilities and grounds as required.Performs minor maintenance including, but not limited to, routine preventive maintenance, lubrication and minor adjustments.Operates vehicles for plant operational purposes.Practices good housekeeping in assigned area and properly disposes of waste according to safety and environmental policies.Requirements:High school diploma or GED.Holds CA Grade III Wastewater license, highly preferred.Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets.Must demonstrate ability to learn and independently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses and measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call, weekend and shift work as required by site.Must possess a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.Requirements:High school diploma or GED.Holds CA Grade III Wastewater license, highly preferred.Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets.Must demonstrate ability to learn and independently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses and measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call, weekend and shift work as required by site.Must possess a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.Operation / Maintenance / Construction TechnicianOperation / Maintenance / Construction TechnicianUnited States-California-RichmondUnited States-California-RichmondJan 4, 2021, 6:05:12 PMJan 4, 2021, 6:05:12 PMStandardStandardFull-timeFull-timeNon-ManagementNon-ManagementA levels / GED / High School Diploma / NCEA level 3 / Leaving CertificateA levels / GED / High School Diploma / NCEA level 3 / Leaving Certificate

Keywords: Veolia Environnement SA, Richmond , Wastewater Operator III- Richmond, CA, Other , Richmond, California

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