Maintenance Technician II

Website Veolia North America

Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Technician II
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Calvert, AL, United States
Company Veolia North America

Company Profile

Veolia North America (a Veolia Group subsidiary) 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.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Maintenance Technician II who will inspect, maintain, repair, and install mechanical, electromechanical, pneumatic, or hydraulic equipment at plant or pump stations.

Educational Level

Work Experience

  • 2-5 years of experience in a related position in a similar environment with the ability to comprehend complex specifications, blueprints, and manuals.


  • Inspect flow meters, gauges, flow ratios, pressures, and related controls on instrument panels, computer terminals, and programmable logic control units and diagnose basic operational problems. Takes corrective action per procedure in assigned area. Verifies and reports suspected malfunctions and variances to the supervisor.
  • Inspects and performs mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, or pneumatic troubleshooting to determine repairs needed. Estimates time and material costs for assigned projects. Dismantles equipment to gain access to and repairs defective parts using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing devices. Re-assembles and tests equipment ensuring safe and efficient operating conditions are restored.
  • May fabricate devices and assemblies from steel. May weld, thread pipe, and solder using gas and electric equipment.
  • Performs facility maintenance and repair and may replace or install damaged glass, windows, doors, partitions, ceiling or floor tile, door locks, carpet, or paint.
  • Performs manual labor including cleaning equipment, facilities, and grounds as required and properly disposes of waste according to safety and environmental policies. Operates vehicles for plant operational purposes.
  • Performs routine and preventative maintenance, lubrication, and minor adjustments on machines and related equipment which may include pumps, engines, centrifuges, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed and odor control, disinfection equipment, vacuum filters, and belt presses. Promptly reports any operational problems with machines or equipment to the Lead or Supervisor.
  • Performs routine instrument calibration for portable meters including, but not limited to dissolved oxygen, pH, H2S, percent oxygen, and lower explosive limit.

Specific Activities-

  • May assist in other areas of the plant as directed.
  • May assist with maintaining parts, spares, and maintenance inventory.
  • May assist with orienting or training new or less experienced Maintenance personnel.


  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. Some vocational training and mechanical aptitude are required, with the ability to read, interpret, and record data from meters, gauges, scales, panels, computer consoles, and other equipment.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary.
  • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to perform all assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to accurately estimate time and material costs for assigned projects.
  • Must demonstrate ability to efficiently maintain, install, and repair a variety of equipment which may include pumps, engines, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, chemical feed and odor control, disinfection equipment, vacuum filters, and belt presses.
  • Must demonstrate ability to use precision measuring devices, testing equipment, and shop tools such as drill press, band saw, bench grinder, and a torque wrench.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in the care and use of all site-specific, facility-required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment), including respirators, gas detectors, confined space equipment, etc.)
  • Must demonstrate the ability to inspect and diagnose process problems in multiple unit processes, troubleshoot mechanical, electro-mechanical, hydraulic, or pneumatic equipment, and take corrective action within policy and procedure limitations.
  • Must have the ability to operate a Computer Maintenance Management System (software).
  • Steel fabrication and welding experience may be required, if necessary, at the site.


  • Employee Orientation, Departmental Operating Procedures, Safety, OSHA, and Quality Training.
  • Forklift Certification if required by the site.
  • HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response) Level I and II First Responder Certification. Work toward higher level water/wastewater treatment certification.
  • May perform more advanced functions as part of training and development.
  • Minimum water/wastewater license as required by the regulatory site.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (commercial license is desirable) and a safe driving record.
  • Obtain or maintain HVAC, Electrician, Plumber, or other trade License if assigned to that area. Note: Tech will not perform duties unless properly licensed.
  • Training in the operation of mechanical drives, hydraulic pumps, valves, pneumatics, electronics, and control systems.
  • Training in the use of energy management systems as needed.

Work Environment

  • Company service vehicles are used as required. Travels 1-2 times per year for company-provided training.
  • May serve rotational 24-hour emergency on-call.
  • Spends 100% of the time in the operations environment.
  • Typically spends 25-35% of the time exposed to outdoor and sometimes inclement weather.
  • May be exposed to possible operations hazards including fumes, dust, toxic and caustic chemicals, noise, rotating machinery, high pressure and hot and cold temperatures, slippery surfaces, water, and electrical hazards.

Physical Demands

  • Amount of time spent – Standing 25%, Walking 75% for as many as five miles per shift.
  • Constantly uses hands to finger, handle, or feel and frequently reaches with hands and arms.
  • Requires close visual and hearing observation to detect non-conformance and machine malfunction.


  • The company offers a benefits package that includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 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.

Employer’s Statement

Veolia North America is 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.

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