Lead Operator
Veolia North America

Jackson, Mississippi

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Veolia is a global leader in water and wastewater treatment solutions for industrial applications and operates over 6,500 water and wastewater treatment plants worldwide. We partner with our customers to strengthen their business from an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) perspective by providing innovative technical operations and maintenance (O&M) solutions that improve plant availability, minimize risk, and reduce system lifecycle costs.
LEAD OPERATOR - GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES

This position serves as the operator in charge for the Trahon and Presidential Hills WWTP during any given shift and is second in command to the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations Manager. The incumbent is guided by assignments received from the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations
Manager but exercises independent judgment in accomplishing the work. This is a safety-sensitive position.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES TO BE PERFORMED

1. Assists Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations Manager in planning, organizing, assigning, directing, and reviewing the work of employees engaged in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant.
2. Assists in overseeing the operation and maintenance of facilities to meet all applicable regulatory requirements and in accordance with design criteria. Assists in developing and implementing techniques and methods of process control which increase plant efficiency.
3. Works with WWTP Operator Staff to resolve equipment and process problems.
4. Coordinates equipment repair or replacement such that plant effluent quality limits are maintained.
5. Make sure Hach WIms data is updated daily.
6. Assists in training WWTP Operator I's, II's, & III's.
7. Initiates requisitions for tools, materials, equipment, and services.
8. Responds to emergency or abnormal facility situations outside of normal work shift.
9. May be required to be "on-call" and carry assigned Company phone.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

1. Knowledge of the mechanical, biological, and chemical processes involved in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant.2. Knowledge of the occupational hazards in wastewater treatment plants and safety measures to be implemented.
3. Ability to work with raw sewage and chemicals using normal protective equipment.
4. Ability to plan and direct the work of subordinate employees.
5. Ability to operate and maintain equipment used in wastewater treatment process.
6. Ability to recognize equipment and process problems.
7. Ability to recognize needed repairs.
8. Ability to perform, analyze, and interpret laboratory tests for the purpose of making operational adjustments.
9. Ability to deal effectively with people at all levels.
10. Ability to work in a wide variety of weather conditions and exposure to the elements.
11. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions .
REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
This position requires graduation from high school, a minimum of one year's experience as Wastewater
Treatment Plant Operator IV.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
1. Must pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.
2. Must possess a valid Ms driver's license with a good driving record.
3. Must possess a Grade IV Ms Department of Environmental Quality Wastewater Certification.
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.
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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