Chemical Operator I - ORG

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions
Orange, Texas
Apr 15, 2024
Apr 29, 2024
Engineering, Chemical
Position Type
Skilled Trade / Labor
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
As a Chemical Manufacturing Operator with Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions (VWTS), you'll play an important role operating and monitoring sophisticated industrial equipment to control chemical changes and reactions that are vital to making our cutting edge products. This is an excellent opportunity to learn new skills and grow with one the most recognizable names in the environmental services space. We have opportunities for people at all experience levels. Whether you're new to chemical manufacturing or you've been in the industry for years, we have excellent career options that offer great pay, benefits from day-1, and opportunities to advance with a growing company. Come join the team!

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support all Environmental, Health, and Safety programs, policies, and regulations to include the issuance of safe work permits (LOTO, hot work, etc.).
  • Make necessary adjustments to equipment units affecting speeds of chemical reactions and quality.
  • Monitor recording instruments, flow meters, panel lights, and other indicators, and listen for warning signals, to verify conformity of process conditions.
  • Control or operate chemical processes or systems of machines, using panel boards, control boards, or automatic equipment. Record operating data such as process conditions and instrument readings.
  • Confer with technical and supervisory personnel to report or resolve conditions affecting safety, efficiency, and product quality. Draw samples of products to be tested in the lab to ensure that standards are met.
  • Regulate or shut down equipment during emergency situations or as directed by supervisory personnel.
  • Start pumps to wash and rinse reactor vessels, to exhaust gases and vapors, to regulate the flow of oil, steam, air or gas to towers and to add products to converter or blending vessels.
  • Notify maintenance, engineering and other auxiliary personnel to correct equipment malfunctions and to adjust power, steam, water or air supplies as needed.
  • Inspect and operate Utility Equipment such as towers, boilers, chillers and scrubbers.
  • Calculate material requirements or yields according to formulas as directed. Gauge tank levels, using calibrated rods and pressure gauges.

Core Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Associate's Degree (two year college or technical school) is preferred
  • At least 6 months of related batch chemical blending/ formulation experience with hazardous materials. A year or more of analytical testing experience is a bonus!
  • Customer focused, positive attitude, and good team player!