Job: Lead Operator

Title Lead Operator
Employer Veolia Water
Application Close Date Thursday, October 10, 2019
Location Moosonee
Date Posted September 10, 2019
Job Information

Are you a Resourcer?

 Veolia helps its customers to improve their energy efficiency, better manage their buildings, their water and wastewater and transform their waste into resources. We do this by finding safe, cost-effective and innovative solutions that we provide to our many clients (companies, garages, hospitals, municipalities, etc.). These make us THE global reference in the environment.

To fully participate in Canada’s circular economy, we can count on more than 1500 employees like you! Currently, we are recruiting our next resource person whose role will be:

Lead Operator in Moosonee, Ontario.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Adjusts, inspects and evaluates processes and equipment that control the operation and effectiveness of water and wastewater systems (WWT, WWC, WT, WD) in order to optimize performance, maintain regulatory compliance, and minimize local and/or system wide adverse impacts while taking into consideration cost, equipment capabilities, environmental impacts and OH&S.
  • Operates and monitors the performance of system process equipment and related appurtenances, including but not limited to valves, gates, pumps, compressors, engines, electric motors/generators, HVAC systems, chemical dosing equipment, etc.
  • Makes process adjustments, operational decisions and addresses/responds to alarm conditions to ensure efficient, compliant and safe operation within established performance, regulatory and quality limits.
  • Maintains records and documentation of all process and/or work area activities using either manual or computerized systems including but not limited to plant logbooks, computerized databases, etc.
  • Accountable for the efficient operation, in compliance with applicable regulations, of all processes within the water and wastewater systems as well as for personal performance and promoting optimal team performance.
  • Collects samples, performs routine tests and analysis and calculations, and records results.
  • Identifies changes in operational conditions and interprets information in order to implement corrective actions and/or trouble shoot process issues.
  • Utilizes various tools to perform operational duties including but not limited to Process Control System (PCS), other SCADA systems, Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and Computerize Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Performs preventative maintenance diagnostics, and routine preventative maintenance duties such as monitoring equipment for excessive vibration or high temperatures.
  • Monitors and assesses equipment performance and maintains process operations by using CLAIR (clean, lubricate, adjust, inspect, repair).


Must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Familiarity with environmental regulations applicable to the operation of water and wastewater facilities.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices necessary in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant including knowledge of the Activated Sludge process, Aerobic Digestion, Disinfection and Nutrient Removal.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices necessary in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant including knowledge of flocculation, tube settling clarifiers, dual media filtration and the use of coagulation, disinfection and pH adjustment chemicals.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices necessary in the operation and maintenance of a water distribution system including the operation of water tower and booster stations, force-main swabbing and fire hydrant use and maintenance, watermain flushing, and water sampling.
  • Ability to work with process control automation systems and interpret process information.


Requirements & Skills required:

  • Level I Wastewater Treatment MECP Certification
  • Level II Wastewater Collection MECP. Certification
  • Level I Water Treatment MECP. Certification
  • Level II Water Distribution MECP Certification
  • Valid Class G Driver’s License
  • Post secondary education in an Environmental program


The selected candidate must be available for a variety of shifts including weekends and holidays as required, a rotating on call schedule, ability to respond to provide on site assistance at any time and must relocate to Moosonee, Ontario.

Why join our Resourcers team?

  • Resource the World with Us!
  • Acting today to create the world of tomorrow;
  • A company in constant growth;
  • A multitude of large-scale projects where you can use your talent;
  • Challenges to your measure and the lack of routine;
  • A permanent position – Full-time
  • The opportunity to develop your career to meet your professional objectives;
  • Training and support programs, both internal and external;
  • Very competitive compensation, pension and benefits;
  • Multidisciplinary work teams and an OHS-oriented work environment.

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