Operation Specialist I at SUEZ

| Hampton Roads, VA
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Contract type
Regular / Permanent

WHO WE ARE

SUEZ in North America operates across all 50 states and Canada with 6,700 employees dedicated to environmental sustainability and smart and sustainable resource management. The company provides drinking water, wastewater and waste collection service to 6.4 million people on a daily basis; treats over 600 million gallons of water and over 450 million gallons of wastewater each day; delivers water treatment and advanced network solutions to 16,000 industrial and municipal sites; processes 55,000 tons of waste for recycling; and rehabilitates and maintains water assets for more than 4,000 municipal and industrial customers. The company is a subsidiary of Paris-based SUEZ.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

Perform a variety of skilled/unskilled work in the operation, maintenance, and grounds keeping of the Lake Gaston Water Supply Project.

Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of Responsibilities:
• Operate 120 HP John Deer Tractor with 10 foot bushhog to cut vegetatation on a 76 mile pipeline
• Operate lawnmower to maintain two substations, six river crossings, a Weir structure and site security.
• Conduct water sampling
• Monitor SCADA on the computer
• Identify and report the need for equipment repairs
• Follows proper health and safety standards.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Education/Equivalent:
• High School/GED

Work Experience Needed:
• One year experience in building and grounds maintenance

Special Skills/Abilities Needed:
• Safey operate lawn mowers (riding zero turn), bush hogging (Tractor Operator), weed eater, and other small hand/power tools as needed.
• They must have a valid driver's license.
• Thorough knowledge of health and safety standards and precautions pertaining to utilities operations and maintenance procedures.
• Strong desire to establish and maintain effective working relationships, teams, and work groups with other employees, contractors and the general public.
• Strong ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and effectively communicate with others.
• Thorough knowledge and the ability to use computers and applications for the utility profession.

PhysicalDemands: The physical demandsdescribed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Whileperforming the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talkor hear. The employee is frequentlyrequired 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. Theemployee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by thisjob include ability to distinguish color, close vision and distance vision.

WorkEnvironment. The work environmentcharacteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Whileperforming the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to outside weatherconditions. The noise level in the workenvironment is usually moderate, however limited exposure to higher noise level(within OSHA standards) may occur.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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More Information on SUEZ
SUEZ operates in the Greentech industry. SUEZ was founded in 2021. It has 28676 total employees. To see all 25 open jobs at SUEZ, click here.
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