Veolia North America Sewer System Technician in Fall River, Massachusetts
Sewer System Technician
Veolia North AmericaFall River, MA (Onsite)Full-Time
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Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tonnes of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021. www.veolia.com
The Collection System Technician performs a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work in the repairing, cleaning, locating and inspection of the wastewater collection system, operate a variety of light construction equipment and wastewater system cleaning and maintenance. Candidate must have a CDL Class B or A in Massachusetts.
PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible charge of operating heavy equipment including a backhoe, combination high pressure flusher and vac trauck
Perform a variety of construction, repair, cleaning, & inspection work including rodding, hydroflush cleaning, television camera inspection & locating
Assist in maintaining & caring for assigned tools & equipment
Sit to drive or ride in vehicle, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, & twist while getting in & out of trenches, mixing mortar, & working in sewage; perform simple & power grasping, pushing & pulling, fine manipulation, use feet to operate foot controls, lift of carry weight of 100 pounds, hear traffic noise, & observe oncoming traffic for safety. Required to communicate via radio & hear radio dispatch signal
Perform a variety of semi-skilled & manual work involved in the maintenance, cleaning, & closed circuit television inspection of sewer lines & structures
Operate hand & power tools, including air compressors, jack hammers, & cement mixers, perform heavy manual labor
Understand and carry out oral and written directions
Learn, observe all safety precautions as required by the Company, including, but not limited to, state and federal General Industry Safety Directives, may be required to enter confined space
Ability to be on call nights and weekends to work overtime in response to emergency situations and alarms
Must live within 30 minutes of the office/garage to respond to emergencies, work shift, on-call, weekends, and holidays as assigned.
Education / Experience / Background
- A combination equal to a high school diploma and experience in the operation and maintenance of a collections system or wastewater treatment plant, or related field
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Maintaining safe & efficient working conditions including housekeeping
Ability to perform considerable walking, climbing, moderate to heavy lifting and carrying
Required Certification / Licenses / Training
CDL preferred or the ability to obtain CDL within 18 months from date of employment.
Must have a valid driver's license. Must meet all written, physical, testing and notification requirements established by the Department of Motor Vehicles. Newly hired or promoted employees must meet this requirement prior to successful completion of probationary status of 6 months
- Must be able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check.
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.
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. www.veolianorthamerica.com 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.
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.
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