Utility Worker
Veolia North America

Jersey City, New Jersey

Posted in Engineering


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Job Info


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 www.veolianorthamerica.com

Job Description

BENEFITS

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

Under supervision, installs, maintains and repairs mains, valves, pumps, hydrants, and other water service equipment. Operates construction equipment, such as Backhoes, front-end loaders, forklifts, pavers, motor graders, trench-digging machines, landscaping and lawn mowing tractors pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools; Does related work as required.

PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operates equipment, Drives utility vehicles, Installs, maintains, and repairs water mains, pipes, valves, pumps, hydrants, and other equipment.
  • Sees that water taps, and cut are performed and closed in work areas.
  • Sets drilling machines and taps water mains to the size required by placing needed sleeves and properly setting the valves disassembles fire hydrants, removes defective parts installs new parts and reassembles hydrants. Replaces water valves operates and air compressor and pneumatic drill.
  • Digs trenches to remove defective pipes and to install new pipes, and mains; yarns and pours, and caulks joint; loads and unloads pipes and fittings obtains, safeguards, and property uses needed equipment, tools, materials and supplies.
  • Excavates and backfills trenches and culverts, installs, repairs, and replaces water and sewer mains, joins and caulks pipeline, repairs valves and hydrants, drills and installs taps in mains, and performs related street repairs, working from land plats, maps, and other diagrams.
  • Conduct grounds keeping and landscaping functions including brush cutting, grubbing and trash / debris removal from work areas. Able to manipulate commercial grade lawn mowers and various landscaping tools. Operation of snowplowing equipment. Chain saw operation, fence repairs, and when directed collect and deliver system samples as needed.
  • Performs similar or less skilled work as assigned.
  • Assists employees of a higher classification as assigned.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Must participate in emergency stand-by rotation and must respond to the yard within forty-five minutes of notification, excluding Water Treatment Plant.

In emergency situations, must be able to remain on the job until all repairs have been made and to operate an air compressor skillfully and other specialized tools and equipment

Qualifications

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Some knowledge of proper procedures used in making a complex repairs to water mains, pipes, and appurtenances of varied types of tools used in the maintenance and repair of water installations and of the proper use of these tools.
  • Ability to read, writes, speak and understand English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
  • Ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written directions to learn quickly from oral and written explanations and from demonstrations

Required Certification / Licenses / Training

  • CDL class B is preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to operate a 90lb jackhammer.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Additional Information

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.

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.



 


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