• Utility Worker

    Veolia North America Harrisburg, PA 17108

    Job #2425598508

  • Utility WorkerinHarrisburg, PAatVeolia North America

    Date Posted: 1/23/2023

    Job Snapshot

    • Employee Type: Full-Time

    • Location: Harrisburg, PA

    • Job Type: Field Operations & Technicians

    • Experience: Not Specified

    • Date Posted: 1/23/2023

    Job Description

    Company Description

    Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tonnes of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021. ~~~

    Job Description

    POSITION PURPOSE

    Must be able to excavate, repair, replace and maintain all aspects of UWPA's Mechanicsburg operation distribution system while keeping accurate records of all work done and communicating with all employees and departments. Handles multi-task position, may perform field customer service duties, and cross-trained to read meters in accordance with monthly reading schedule.

    PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Must be able to learn the basic operation of a backhoe, (Backfilling, grading and excavating.)

    • Apply for and secure a CDL license within six months from time of hire.

    • Well versed in the use of tools, equipment, fittings and pipe used throughout the system. Using pipe wrenches, pipe saws, tubing cutters, valve keys, tapping machines and line crimpers to accomplish installations and repairs. (PVC, Cast Iron, Ductile Iron and Asbestos Cement mains and related fittings. Plastic and copper services and related fittings.)

    • Learn all aspects of service and main repair and installation including replacing and installing fire hydrants, main valves, sleeves, clamps etc. Repairing and installing domestic, commercial and fire line services and the use of related fittings and special tools involved in completing the above tasks. Working in leak repair situations where water is running and operating pumps, jackhammers and generators to accomplish timely repairs.

    • Must have the ability to read maps and locate valves (gate boxes and curb boxes) to perform shutdowns as needed on mains as well as services. Using locating devices to locate service lines and mains as well as curb boxes and gate boxes.

    • Must be able to learn job set-ups and oversee that the work being done is done in a safe, time effective, and quality manner.

    • Must be able to complete all forms and reports necessary to complete, restore and account for all work done by UWPA's T&D work force at the Mechanicsburg operation.

    • Must be able to communicate effectively with Supervision and work in accordance with their input and instructions.

    • Perform flow tests, leak surveys, utility locates and water quality tests.

    • Perform valve maintenance.

    • Maintain good customer relations.

    Qualifications

    Education / Experience / Background

    • High School Diploma or Equivalent

    • Basic understanding of the operation of a water distribution system. Basic plumbing, mechanical and excavation knowledge skills are desired.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Attain a working knowledge within 6 months of hire of the Transmission and Distribution field.

    • Excellent customer service skills.

    • Ability to communicate effectively with the public and fellow employees.

    • Perform job responsibilities with minimal supervision in a timely manner.

    • Possess good technological skills such as using computers, ipad, and cell phones.

    • Possess good written, verbal and radio communication skills.

    • Possess valid Pennsylvania driver's license and have the ability to acquire a CDL license in a reasonable amount of time. Backhoe operating experience preferred.

    • Good physical condition to be able to meet the physical requirements necessary to hand excavate and perform the various lifting, bending and carrying necessary in this position.

    • Knowledge of OSHA and Company safety policies

    Additional Information

    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.

    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. ~~~ As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination. 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.

    As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

    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.

    As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

    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.

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