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Wastewater Mechanic

Company: Veolia North America
Location: East Providence
Posted on: May 13, 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 -www.veolianorthamerica.com.Job DescriptionBENEFITSVeolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. - Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. -Pay rate: $27.35/hourPosition Purpose: -Under general direction of a superior, performs skilled mechanic work in the maintenance and repair of wastewater treatment equipment, such as motors, gear boxes, auxiliary generators, plumbing, heating and piping systems, pumps, diaphragms and valves. Operates welding and cutting equipment and machine lathe. Assists Electrical Maintenance Supervisor as needed. Performs related work as required.Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform skilled mechanical tasks independently.
  • Ability to work from sketches or blueprints.
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions.
  • A thorough knowledge of materials, methods, and techniques of the mechanical trades.
  • Skill in the use of machine tools and equipment.
  • Some skill in the use of welding and cutting equipment.
  • Working knowledge of the methods, and equipment of the Water Pollution Control Facility.
  • Maintains the water treatment equipment by performing periodic calibrations, scheduled oil changes and lubrication, alignment checks, and wear and tolerance checks.
  • Determines the sources of equipment failure and decides on the most effective solution to get it back in service as soon as possible.
  • Deals with hardware and plumbing suppliers, electrical suppliers, machine ships, bearing dealer, electric motor repair and sales, chemical feeder suppliers and oil distributors.
  • Instructs the Operators in the proper operation of all treatment equipment and minor maintenance or adjustments.
  • Maintains a personal computer database file on every mechanical item at the treatment plant, booster stations, and wells to keep track of service due dates and have a detailed history of equipment performance.
  • May assist in other areas of the plant as directed.QualificationsEducation/Experience/Background:
    • High School Diploma or GED (required).Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
      • Knowledge of water treatment procedures and the mechanical equipment necessary for water treatment as well as knowledge of electricity, electrical circuitry and industrial electricity and basic electronics.Required Certification/Licenses/Training:
        • Driver's License (required).
        • Grade I Operator RI Wastewater Treatment Facilities (preferred).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, East Providence , Wastewater Mechanic, Engineering , East Providence, Rhode Island

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