Operator in Training
Veolia North America

Gloucester, Massachusetts

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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 www.veolianorthamerica.com.

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.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

Routine Responsibilities (under direct supervision):*

  • Conducts routine testing of water as directed, records test results and maintains the plant log book with accurate and timely entries of activities.
  • Maintaining the facility treatment units to include settlementation basin, filters, sampling equipment, and pumps. Identify and report the need for repairs to water treatment plant equipment such as pumps, valves, motors, blowers, and chemical feed equipment.
  • Monitors all charts, gauges and other operating equipment and maintains calibration of plant Instrumentation and on-line analyzers according to the frequency specified by permitting agencies and/or the manufacturer.
  • Calculates chemical feed rates, calibrates chemical equipment, and adjusts chemical feed rates as Indicated by lab tests or by direction of Water Plant Manager to comply with water quality requirements as established for the plant. Adjusts or alters chemical treatment of plant processes as required.
  • Responsible for housekeeping and grounds-up keep to Include mopping, dusting, mowing and weed eating.

Work Environment:

  • The employee must be able to operate electric motors fueled by gasoline, diesel, or gaseous fuels, paint, welding, and fabrication equipment, and other hand tools required.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to a variety of outside weather conditions, including very hot temperatures.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Some technical or mechanical work experience preferred.


  • Ability to learn wastewater treatment plant operations and obtain appropriate licenses.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

  • Valid driver's license.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job:

  • The employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb stairs or ladders, 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 may regularly lift 10-20 pounds and may occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to distinguish color, 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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