Certified Wastewater Operator III, IV or V

  • 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 www.veolianorthamerica.com.

Job Description

Pay Rate: $32.00 to $60.00 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: 

This is a key position in the OIS organization. The individual has successfully passed the Technician 3 criteria and has approximately 1½ years industry experience. The individual will be assigned to a primary service line but is expected to learn other service lines.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for operating and maintaining all equipment associated with the individual’s primary service line. The ability to operate and maintain other service line equipment is strongly desired and will weigh heavily during annual review and further promotion within OIS.
  • Performs Hazard Recognition Awareness to remove all hazards from the workplace.
  • Responsible for setting up and performing his/her job.
  • Drives company vehicles with valid license. If DOT driver, complies with all DOT regulations and record-keeping.
  • Inspects company vehicles, equipment and tools before leaving the yard and after returning to the yard. Reports deficiencies to appropriate management personnel. (Pre and post trip inspection reports.)
  • Promotes the company’s business by conducting work assignments in a professional and safe manner.
  • Reports to work on scheduled time. If unable to show-up for assigned work, notifies supervisor no less than 24 hours in advance of scheduled time. Wears a company pager or near person at all times.
  • Assists in project planning of jobs including on-site inspections, writing procedures, specifying equipment and chemicals, etc.
  • Communicates the status of the assigned job to division management and customer representatives (before, during and after the job is completed).
  • Maintains a working knowledge of all services and product lines provided by the division.
  • Recommends changes and improvements to services and product lines based on job experiences and observations.
  • Assists in performing field maintenance on company vehicles, equipment and tools, on a daily basis.
  • Provide complete and accurate Job Service Receipts and Job Logs to required VES-IS managers/salesman.
  • Assists Technician(s) in the performance of their duties and responsibilities.
  • Responsible for hookup and breakdown of equipment using proper tools and procedure.
  • Reads work orders for assigned job and designates proper hoses, chemicals and other equipment required for assigned job. If unsure, seek the advice of Supervisor or Salesman.
  • Inspects equipment, hoses, connection, pumps and general work area prior to starting job. Corrects deficiencies which may cause accidents, injuries, lost productivity or which are consistent with the work order or customer’s requirements.
  • Operates all company equipment when authorized and qualified to do so in accordance with company rules, plant rules and work orders.
  • Completes service log, service receipts and other paperwork associated with the work performed. Returns completed paperwork to designated supervisory personnel.
  • Wears the personal protective equipment prescribed by posted signs, established operating procedures, written instructions, and work permits. Also, wear additional protective equipment specified by the customer’s Safety Department. Enforces use of required safety equipment by technicians and subcontractors.
  • Cleans up work area and equipment after work is complete. Assists in maintaining a safe, clean workplace, change room, locker area and customer’s plant.
  • Ensures equipment is properly decontaminated at end of job.
  • Responsible for safety under his/her authority. Reports all accidents, near misses and/or injuries involving self, company vehicles or persons under supervision. Promotes safety through own pro-actions and work activities.



  • High school diploma or equivalent strongly desired.
  • Approximately 1½ years industry experience.
  • 1 year minimum experience in industry if not previously employed by OIS. Must pass Technician 3 exam prior to completion of hiring.


  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions in English.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Skilled and qualified in primary service line.
  • Good equipment knowledge.
  • Good communication skills, written and oral.
  • Perform work in enclosed (confined) space, under close supervision.
  • Pass an annual written examination during annual review period.
  • The ability to operate and maintain other than primary service line equipment will be considered for advancement to Crew Leader.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

  • Possess and Maintain as a minimum, CDL Class B license or higher.

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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