Instrumentation & Control / Electrician

  • Full-time
  • Contract Type: Standard

Company Description

About Veolia North America

A 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 Description

Pay Rate: $45.00 to $55.00, Per Hour.


Veolia'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. 

Position Purpose: 

The Instrumentation & Control / Electrician will support plant operations through inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining all plant electrical systems and instrumentation and controls equipment. The incumbent will perform skilled work requiring a high degree of precision and understanding of technical data, electronic and pneumatic systems

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Adhering to all health, safety, and compliance requirements in accordance with federal and state regulations as well as company and site safety and engineering standards.
  • Participate in maintenance reliability programs and processes.
  • Participate in the development of the Electrical and Instrumentation & Control maintenance work schedule, including upcoming scheduled shutdowns.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain electrical distribution centers.
  • Test energized systems.
  • Configure and program VFD's, process displays, and various process controllers
  • .Calibrate, install and maintain electrical/electronic equipment, pneumatic process control and related systems.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, or replace SCADA integrated electronic components.
  • Field sketch and interpret drawings, electronic prints and repair procedures.
  • Maintain electrical machine control and process systems.
  • Maintain on-line and off-line analytical measurement equipment.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation, and programming of control systems for equipment upgrades and new installations.
  • Be on-call on a rotating schedule, including weekends and holidays. This includes the ability to answer phone calls and if needed, go into the plant on off hours.
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma/GED, minimum.
  • Minimum of 4 years progressive experience as a technician performing electrical or instrumentation & controls maintenance and repair in a manufacturing or power generation facility.


  • Able to read process flow diagrams and control and instrumentation diagrams and interpreting manufacturer's manuals and drawings.
  • Able to troubleshoot and work on sophisticated electronic equipment, analyze systems and processes and make necessary corrections.
  • Work with hand tools and test instruments.
  • Write and maintain control of systems software. This includes but is not limited to PLCs, DCSs and drives.
  • Able to operate with minimal supervision in a dynamic environment with a high degree of initiative.
  • Good written and oral communications skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Willing and able to lift up to 50 pounds without negative personal health impact.
  • Willing and able to work at heights and in confined spaces.
  • Willing and able to wear required PPE including respirators, fall arrest harness and chemical protective clothing without negative personal health impact.
  • Willing and able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
  • Able to distinguish colors used in electrical wiring color-coding.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record.
  • Prefer: Certified by the State of California Department of Industrial Relations as a General Electrician to perform electrical work.
  • Prefer: California Water Environment Association Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist certification.

Physical Requirements:

May be exposed to:

  • Various industrial chemicals.
  • Rotating machinery.
  • Working around industrial and heavy equipment.
  • Working in humid / harsh environment.
  • Confined spaces.

Additional Information

We 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.

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