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Automated System Technician

Wilmington, DE
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Description

Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 230,000 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 tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021. 

Job Description

Ensure the proper operation and maintenance of computerized system that controls the operation of all Veolia Water of Delaware's production and distribution system facilities. Manage and maintain electrical, mechanical and diverse instrumentation and control systems throughout the facilities.

Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of Responsibilities:

Maintains and services all instruments, equipment, motors, and controls at all facilities

Perform calibration of water quality analyzers such as pH, chlorine residual, TOC, alkalinity and turbidity. Troubleshoot, maintain, and rewires control systems

Performs general maintenance on pumps, valves, regulators, and chemical feed systems

Assists in the installation of new electrical equipment such as starters, vfds, plcs, breaker panels, etc.

Assists in troublshooting, repairing and calibrating RTU's, PLC's and communication equipment, including radios and telephone systems.

Perform preventative maintenance on various water quality instrumentation and electrical/ communication equipment via work orders from asset management system.


Special Skills/Abilities Needed:

  • Must have strong electrical knowledge and skills
  • Must be able to drive a small/mid size project from start to finish, including scoping out what is needed, material, costs, construction and start-up
  • Experience in programming PLC's and RTU's
  • Ability to read, troubleshoot and perform work from schematics, electrical blueprints and drawings.
  • Familiarity with Allen Bradley and Control Wave Process Logic Controllers (PLC), Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) programing a plus
  • VFD and Soft Starter troubleshooting and programming
  • Must understand 4-20mA instrumentation and process controls
  • Understanding of up to date Arc Flash requlations a plus
  • Must have valid State Motor Vehicle Operator's License
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work in vaults and confined spaces or at heights from a ladder.
  • Must be able to work indoor/outdoors and in inclement weather as necessary
  • Available for after hour emergency calls
  • Motivated, Self Starter working alone or in teams.
  • Strong commitment to safety


High School Diploma Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field desired Delaware Journeyman Electricians License Required, Masters License a plus

Work Experience Needed: 5 years plus experience working directly with electrical controls and maintaining mechanical equipment in an industrial work environment 2 years plus experience in programming PLC's and RTU's

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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.



Wilmington, DE



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