Company: Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions
Skills: Field Service Tech
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: New York, United States

The Water Treatment Operator will be responsible for system operations & reliability, regulatory compliance, and maintenance of ultra-pure water plant equipment, instrumentation and associated equipment, while developing site specific procedures for operations and safety. Operator will also have on-call responsibilities.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

-Conduct operations, maintenance and calibration activities on various treatment plant instrumentation

-Perform analytical testing such as: turbidity, hardness, chlorine, pH, CO2, O2, SDI, TOC, in addition to various other site-specific testing requirements.

-Carry out mechanical, electrical, process and controls troubleshooting on equipment such as valves, air compressors, ejectors pumps, blowers, instrumentation, and automation hardware

-Ensure Utilization of proper procedures and equipment when handling chemicals, examples of chemicals handled: Citric Acid, HCl, NaOH, Sulphuric Acid.

-Communicate with site team, other customer operators, Field Manager, Environmental Health and Safety, sales, engineering, logistics, outside contractors and plant operators regarding equipment and operations regularly

Required Characteristics:

-High School Diploma / GED / Home School Certification OR international equivalent and 2+ years' experience of service/maintenance or equivalent in an industrial environment


-Bachelor or Associates Degree in Science/Engineering (STEM) or technical certificate in Instrumentation, Controls or programming and/or water treatment equipment including UF/MBR Working experience with PLC control systems, PLC programming and troubleshooting is preferred

-Ability to meet all customer site requirements

Please Note: The Marcy NY area is the location for this position

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

- ability to analyze and resolve problems

-Experience on WTS equipment or industry related equipment

-Experience with large scale equipment commissioning and operations

-Working experience with PLC control systems, PLC programming and troubleshooting is preferred

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

At Veolia, 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 compensation and benefits that include:

Compensation: The salary range is tied to the market for similarly benchmarked roles. The range is not an absolute, but a guide, and offers will be based on the individual candidate's knowledge, skills, experience and market conditions, as well as internal peer equity. Depending upon all of the preceding considerations for the final selected individual candidate, the offer may be lower or higher than the stated range of $24 per hour

Health & Life Insurance
Paid Vacation & Sick Time
Paid Holidays
Parental Leave
401(k) Plan
Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

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.