Operator & Maintenance Technician II ~ Sturgeon Bay, WI

Veolia-North America


Operates and maintains City of Sturgeon Bay’s water treatment and water distribution systems and assists with various water treatment and water collections systems. Work involves daily operation activities to achieve efficient and safe operation of the water treatment plant.


Reports directly to the Water Operator in Responsible Charge and Project Manager.


High school diploma required.

Valid Wisconsin driver’s license required.

Obtain Wisconsin Commercial Driver’s License within 1 year.

Obtain Wisconsin Basic Water Certification within 1-2 years.

Work Experience Needed:

1-2 years’ experience in water industry or related field is preferred.

Knowledge of Back-Hoe operations is preferred.

Special Skills/Abilities Needed:

Professional judgment / decision-making skills.

Ability to perform general math calculations.

Mechanical ability.

Ability to operate and maintain equipment such as pumps, motors, electric generators, and piping systems.

Ability to use standard office equipment such as personal computers and calculators

Familiarity with MS Office including word processing and spreadsheets

Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of Responsibilities:

Operate, monitor, inspect and maintain equipment and processes at the water treatment plant and the water system in a safe and efficient manner while satisfying the requirements of customers, clients, and regulatory agencies

Responsible for the proper use and care of hand tools and knowledge and use of the company’s safety policies and procedures.  Performs preventive maintenance, housekeeping tasks, and inspections as assigned.

Collects samples for process control and compliance monitoring in accordance with standard procedures.

Performs process control sample analyses in accordance with standard procedures.

Complies with company safety programs.

Monitor processes/equipment to ensure efficient operations by taking samples required for process control and regulatory reporting purposes, recording and logging flows, visually inspecting tanks, levels, pump speeds, recording information in logs and reports

Perform inspection rounds of facilities; recognize, resolve, and report problems that could jeopardize employee safety or equipment operations

Perform necessary housekeeping functions to and around plant equipment, buildings and grounds, including snow shoveling, sweeping, painting, operating mowers and other powered lawn equipment. Maintains appearance and cleanliness of all facilities under the responsibility of Suez; maintains and cleans vehicles.

Perform preventive maintenance tasks as assigned, including exercising valves, lubrication, filter checks, inspection of safety-related items such as emergency lighting and ladders

Respond to customers in the field concerning water or water issues; locate underground utilities

Perform other duties as assigned

Essential Functions:

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb stairs or ladders; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 49 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to distinguish color, close vision and distance vision.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Odors and sights in and around the workplace can be unpleasant.

Job link: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/VeoliaEnvironnementSA/743999828725057-operator-maintenance-technician-ii?trid=d90807c2-e2ea-4f6e-8f1b-23fefdcc5d57