Company: Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions
Skills: Field Service Tech
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Sacate, Arizona, United States


The Field Service Operator will serve as an operator and a point person for a small team of support technical professionals at the Fairlife Wastewater Treatment Plant - Goodyear AZ. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring contract, financial, regulatory compliance, and maintenance of wastewater plant equipment, instrumentation, and associated equipment, while helping to developing site specific procedures for operations and safety. Operator will also have on-call responsibilities.

It is expected that the candidate will possess knowledge of water treatment equipment, specifically equalization tanks, bioreactor activated sludge, secondary clarification, dissolved air flotation, and sludge dewatering.

As a Field Service Operator - Fairlife - Goodyear you will:

-Provide hands on technical guidance, train and mentor Field Service personnel that will serve as relief operators.

-Be responsible for Field Service operational metrics within geography, including Environmental, Health and Safety, quality of service, utilization, and cost.

-Ensure Utilization of proper procedures and equipment when handling chemicals, examples of chemicals handled: HCl, NaOH, polymers, carbon, and alum.

-Collect samples for onsite water analysis and preparation, labeling and shipment to designated laboratory for additional analysis.

-Conduct preventative maintenance and calibrate equipment per established process

-Monitor equipment performance and operation

-Maintain reports (charts / graphs), monthly Safety audits, daily and/or weekly reports,

-Help write work procedures, Job Safety Analysis, maintenance / repair schedules

-Assist with inventory of spare parts, adequate supply of chemicals, track usage, anticipate peek needs and balance inventory levels including inventory reconciliation and reordering.

-Ensure compliance of volume and quality per the customer's contract specifications.

-Work with PLC controls. Understand water process treatment design, and repair pumps, instruments and control panels and have strong PC skills including MS Excel, Word, & Access.

-Read/understand Process Flow Diagram (PFDs) and Piping and Instrumentation Drawing (P&IDs)

-Knowledge of rotating equipment, chemical pumps and centrifugal pumps and compressors.

-Trouble shoot electrical problems and correct if necessary.

Required Characteristics:

-High School Diploma / GED / Home School Certification OR international equivalent to -High School Diploma

-3+ years of experience in water treatment field

-Ability and willingness to gain and maintain access to the customer site

Desired Characteristics:

-Bachelor's Degree (Chemistry, CE, EE, ME, IE or Environmental Engineering) from an accredited college or university

-Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers

-Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

-Experience on Suez WTS equipment or industry related equipment

-Experience with large scale equipment operations

-Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Power Point, Word, Excel) and ability to learn company and site-specific computer applications

-Strong communication (written and oral)

-Strong analytical skills

Please Note: The Goodyear AZ area is the base of operations, if you live outside the immediate area that may work just as well and we encourage you to apply!

Why do people love working here?
Recognition and rewards for your hard work and achievements!

Opportunity for new challenges - We're growing and love to promote from within!

Competitive pay, benefits (including company matched 401k), paid training, and time off!

An excellent leadership team and a collaborative culture where you'll be part of something special!

Hear what current Field Service Rep's are saying

"One of the reasons I like working for WTS is the "resource revolution". It is a good thing to work for a company that contributes to environmental stewardship. Training is another reason working for WTS is beneficial. And, the people. Lots of people that are willing to assist. ~Stephen

"When I first got hired on what I loved was the sheer amount there is to learn. Also, at least in BOO we have a very flexible schedule. This is a career, and there is more than one way to succeed and move forward. If you're someone who wants to get challenged to learn and work around people who knowledgeable in their craft than this is the place for you." ~Daniel

"The best part of my job would be flexibility with hours most days. I enjoy the work with my manager and other FSR's also. They are usually willing to help resolving site concerns and supporting decisions when it comes to customer dealings." ~Ryan

At WTS, we realize diverse teams make smarter decisions, deliver better results, and build stronger communities. We're an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every rung of the ladder and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Because our people are our greatest assets, we also offer competitive benefits that include:
  • Health & Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Disability Insurance

SUEZ – Water Technologies & Solutions is now part of Veolia and operating as Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions. With operations in 130 countries and over 10,000 employees worldwide, Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions solves the toughest water, wastewater and process challenges around the globe. Leveraging a comprehensive set of chemical, equipment and digital enabled services and products, the company helps customers optimize water resources and overcome process challenges. Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions serves customers across all industries, including food and beverage, metals and mining, power, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, chemicals, petrochemicals, pulp and paper, and utilities.