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. Sick leave - 48 hours; Observed Holidays - 11 days; Vacation - 10 days and Other Compensation.Operator duties entail but are not limited to the safe, compliant and efficient operation of the water treatment systems and all associated processes and as directed by site management.PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:Performs all process analytical laboratory testing and interpretation of the results needed to implement process changes.Monitors the entire process via HMI and implements changes to the processes to maximize efficiency that provides water to a certain quality/specification:Clarification & SofteningMultimedia FiltrationReverse OsmosisEvaporation & CrystallizationSludge DewateringSolids DewateringPerforms chemical drawdowns to optimize chemical performance and usage.Strong Computer literacy to enter, track and trend process data.Records daily events accurately and factually into the operator logbook.Operates a Plate and Frame Filter press.Operates CentrifugesConducts field calibrations of process control equipment and laboratory instruments to ensure accuracy.Performs general site housekeeping, cleaning and disinfection of work areas.Operates Powered Industrial Trucks after qualified (fork truck and scissor lift)Receives, tracks and supervises chemical off-loading deliveries, both in bulk and toteConducts and documents site specific inspections (Safety, Daily Rounds, etc.)Performs plant wide sample collections on all unit processes.Detects and diagnoses process issues in single and multi-unit processes and takes remedial/corrective actions to correct.Troubleshoots process upsets and recommends & implements corrective actions to maintain compliance and plant performance.Interacts and supervises contractors and vendors when directed.Troubleshoots mechanical failures and implements corrections if possible.Interacts, communicates closely with and effectively supports site maintenance staff to diagnose mechanical issues.Performs and supports minor maintenance tasks (filter changes, belt changes, oil changes, RO element change outs, etc.).Work Environment: Spends 75% of time in a field & laboratory operations environment and 25% in a control room setting. Time will be spent exposed to outdoor and inclement weather conditions.Exposed to extreme temperature and humid environments.Possible Work Hazards:May be exposed to possible operation hazards including fumes, dust, toxic, acidic and caustic chemicals, noise, moving mechanical parts and vehicles, heavy machinery, high pressure and hot and cold temperatures, slippery surfaces, water and electrical hazards.Physical Demands:Amount of time spent – Standing 75%, Walking 15%, Crouching/Bending 10%Climbing ladders to access elevated equipment, vertical climbs of near 90°.Ability to carry 50 lbs.Ability to ascend and descend stairs over multiple level changes.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.Requires close visual and hearing observations to detect non-conformance and equipment malfunction.Works in various positions; works off of ladders, mobile platforms, awkward positions/angles and works with hands extended above and below the head.Stooping, crouching, bending or kneeling to access work areas, enter confined spaces and uneven work surfaces.