Live Chat

Wastewater Operator III - Strongsville, OH Job in Strongsville, Ohio US

Wastewater Operator III - Strongsville, OH

Veolia North America LLC - Strongsville, OH

Posted: 9/22/2021 - Expires: 10/22/2021

Job ID: 231998141


Job Description

Operates and maintains water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in water/wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements. Is fully qualified to perform the most complex functions and may lead the work of others.

* 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. Troubleshoots and diagnoses 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 related reports per procedure.

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

* 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.

* High School education or equivalent. Associate's degree in a science or technical area strongly preferred.

* Ohio Wastewater Operator Class II or III preferred. Class I licenses will be considered.

* Residence located within 30 minute commute of facilities.

* Overtime availability required.

* Over five years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water/wastewater treatment.

* 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 all machines and equipment meeting or

* exceeding processing and quality targets under general supervision.

* Must demonstrate ability to efficiently operate all equipment in facility which may include 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 have the ability to diagnose process problems regardless of complexity, troubleshoot

* equipment and take corrective action within policy and procedure limitations.Apply here:

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 5

Workplace Documentation: 5