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Water Operator in Training Internship

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Wilsonville
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout Veolia North AmericaA 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 -Job DescriptionPosition Purpose:Under direct supervision, assists with the operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities.Primary Duties/Responsibilities:Routine Responsibilities (under direct supervision)

  • Collects water samples using good laboratory hygiene protocols.
  • Conducts routine water sample laboratory analyses as directed, accurately enters results into the specified logbooks and Hach WIMS.
  • Using SCADA, monitors operating conditions and consulting with the Operator in Charge (OIC) adjusts chemical dosing, flow pacing, or other operational parameters.
  • Assists with equipment maintenance.
  • Performs clean up and housekeeping tasks as directed by management, being especially conscious of leaving an area in better condition after work is performed.
  • Assists with weekly routine assessment of equipment function and records observations. -
  • Reports any suspected malfunctions to the OIC or management.
  • Participates in on-site safety training and strives to adopt an Always Safe culture employing Mental Safety Assessments before beginning any work and the consistent use of appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment)
  • Assists with data collection and development of required operational, regulatory, and business reports.Work Environment:
    • Work is to be conducted in the industrial environment of water treatment plants which includes the use of chemicals, rotating equipment, and electrical panels. -QualificationsEducation/Experience/Background:
      • High School Diploma/GED required.
      • Some technical or mechanical work experience preferred.
      • Concurrent enrollment in Water Operator Training ProgramKnowledge/Skills/Abilities:
        • Effective verbal and written communication employing active listening techniques.
        • Willingness to develop interpersonal skills and contribute to the diverse team.
        • Demonstrate honesty and integrity and a sense of responsibility for public health.
        • Willingness to learn and follow instructions while employing critical thinking and asking questions.
        • Knowledge of word processing and database software preferred.Required Certification/Licenses/Training:
          • Valid driver's license required.
          • Must be able to pass drug screen and background check.Physical Requirements:
            • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders, and to safely lift tools and materials up to 50 pounds.Additional InformationWe 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.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Portland , Water Operator in Training Internship, Other , Wilsonville, Oregon

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