Operator & Maintenance Technician I-IV

  • Banning, CA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Contract Type: Standard

Company Description

Veolia is the world's leading environmental services company with ~179,000 employees globally and a 160-year history. We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients’ energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for cities, governments, campuses, businesses, and industries. 

Job Description

Under the general direction of Project Manager, responsible for the day-to-day operation, maintenance, and repair of the wastewater/water treatment plant equipment, pump stations and performs related work as required.

  • May be required to supervise the work of crew members as needed.
  • May be required to train and/or assist in the training of O&M Tech I’s, OIT’s and assigned temporary helpers as directed.
  • Operates valves, pumps, and gates manually through local control center.
  • Maintains facilities, office building, vehicles, equipment and pump stations for the wastewater operation.
  • Observes variations in operating conditions, records meter, sensor and gauge readings.
  • Performs routine in-plant lab sampling and analysis; conducts inspections and collects samples for system operations.
  • Monitors and adjusts chemical feed rates and process controls using SCADA software as directed.
  • Changes-out and/or replenishes process chemical supplies as necessary.
  • Performs maintenance, and repair work as necessary.
  • Responds to wastewater/water collection system emergencies.
  • Prepares technical and administrative reports as requested.
  • Maintains logs and prepares other required reports as needed.
  • Responsible for general housekeeping of job sites, work areas and other areas as assigned including heavy labor as needed.
  • Provides input during regular Operations Team meetings into the formulation of the plan of operations based upon daily process characteristics and efficiencies.
  • Required to cover shifts independently and serve as on-call operator.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Associates degree in related field is preferred. Experience may be substituted for formal education.
  • Valid CA Driver’s License.
  • Three (3) to Six (6) years’ experience in wastewater/water treatment operations.
  • Must possess a SWRCB Grade II or higher Wastewater Treatment Certification 
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of wastewater treatment plant operations.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of collection system operations and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize the materials, methods, tools and equipment used in the construction, maintenance and operation of wastewater treatment systems.
  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to wastewater system operations.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to use SCADA computer equipment-controlled software.
  • Knowledge and ability to analyze data and maintain computer records.
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform standard laboratory sampling and testing.
  • Available for stand-by duty and emergencies as needed.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals and/or SOPs using Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as chemical dosing, flow calculations, pipe or tank capacity.
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and factual variables.
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50lbs.





Additional Information

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