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Veolia North America Plant Electrician in Brockton, Massachusetts

Plant Electrician

Veolia North AmericaBrockton, MA (Onsite)Full-Time

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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 more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website (http://%5C)


Job Description


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:

Inspects, maintains, repairs, and installs electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures. Incumbent is fully qualified to perform the most complex functions and may lead the work of others.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance on mechanical, electromechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment according to supplier specifications.

  • Estimates time and material costs for assigned projects.

  • Dismantles equipment to gain access to and repairs defective parts using hand tools, power tools and precision measuring and testing devices.

  • May fabricate devices and assemblies from steel.

  • May weld, thread pipe and solder using gas and electric equipment.

  • Re-assembles and tests equipment ensuring safe and efficient operating condition is restored.

  • Inspects and troubleshoots electrical systems, equipment and fixtures using testing devices and diagnoses basic operational problems. Takes corrective action and obtains necessary repair parts per procedure in assigned area.

  • Prepares work orders either manually or from a CMMS system as required and prepares work related reports, procurement requisitions, charts, graphs and data submittal requirements in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Performs electrically-related activities specified by work order and installs new or replacement electrical systems, equipment and fixtures.

  • Reports and documents results of inspections and work performed.

  • Performs facility maintenance and repair and may replace or install damaged glass, windows, doors, partitions, ceiling or floor tile, door locks, carpet, and/or paint.

  • May serve as a lead: Assigns, monitors & reviews accuracy of work, no authority for personnel actions, work time is spent performing many of same duties of those in group. Models and teaches compliance with all work practices, policies and procedures.


  • May assist with maintaining parts, spares and maintenance inventory.

  • May assist in other areas of plant as directed.

  • May assist with orienting or training new or less experienced Maintenance personnel.

Work Environment:

  • Spends 100% of time in operations environment.

  • Typically spends 25 – 35% of time exposed to outdoor and sometimes inclement weather.

  • Company service vehicles are used as required.

  • Serves rotational 24-hour emergency on-call .

  • Possible Work Hazards: May be exposed to possible operations hazards including fumes, dust, toxic and caustic chemicals, noise, rotating machinery, high pressure and hot and cold temperatures, slippery surfaces, water and electrical hazards. Requires using chemicals and cleaning solvents to maintain and repair equipment.



  • High school or GED with the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety, and quality instructions) and be able to carry out verbal and written instructions.

  • At least five year experience in a related position in a similar environment with ability to comprehend complex specifications, wiring diagrams, electrical schematics, blueprints and manuals.


  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary.

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment), including respirators, gas detectors, confined space equipment, etc.

  • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to perform all assigned tasks in an organized, accurate and timely manner.

  • Must demonstrate ability to efficiently maintain, install and repair any electrical equipment which may include pumps, blowers, compressors and other electrically driven equipment.

  • Must have the ability to diagnose problems regardless of complexity, troubleshoot electrical equipment and systems and take corrective action within policy and procedure limitations.

  • Must demonstrate ability to operate Computer Maintenance Management System (software).

  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

  • Must hold valid Journeyman or Master electrician’s license.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (commercial license and heavy equipment operator license is desirable) and a safe driving record.

  • Employee Orientation, Departmental Operating Procedures, Safety, OSHA and Quality Training.

  • HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response)

  • Forklift Certification and Overhead Hoist certification is preferred.

  • May perform more advanced functions as part of training and development.

Note: Tech will not perform duties unless properly licensed.

Physical Requirements:

  • Amount of time spent – Bending 60 %, Walking 25%, Standing 10% and Sitting 5%. Requires lying on back, kneeling, crawling, twisting and squatting.

  • Requires close visual and hearing observation to detect non-conformance and equipment malfunction.

  • Constantly uses hands to finger, handle or feel and frequently reaches with hands and arms.

  • Works in various positions; works on ladders, catwalks, and supports at heights of 50 feet above the ground; and works with hands extended above and below head and body up to 40 minutes using hand tools weighing up to 15 pounds.

  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds (occasionally 60 pounds) distances of 10 feet.

  • Occasional stooping, bending or kneeling and entering 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.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

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.