Summary: Veolia Water North America is contracted by the City of Lanett to operate and maintain the Chattahoochee Water Treatment Plant, which provides water services for the City of Lanett.
Tends automatic and semi-automatic machines and related equipment including pumps, engines, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, chemical feed equipment, sludge processing equipment used to treat 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.
Performs routine and preventative maintenance and maintenance related items as assigned
Monitors and records operating conditions observations and data in area shift log. Ensures conformance to process specifications. Diagnoses basic operational problems.
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.
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.
Performs routine lab tests.
Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Ideal candidate typically holds or is working towards an Alabama Grade IV Water certification.
Six months to two years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water treatment.
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 demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
Must possess a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
Veolia North America is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) 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. 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.