Veolia Environnement SA

Maintenance Technician - Wilmington

Wilmington, DE

Job Description

Maintenance Technician

Posted: Thursday, 12/14/2023

Company Description

About Veolia North America

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 approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website

Job Description


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. 

Position Purpose: 

Ensure the proper operation and maintenance of all Veolia Water Delaware’s production and distribution system facilities.  Manage and maintain Electrical, Mechanical, and diverse instrumentation and control systems throughout the facility.

Primary Duties/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.
  • Performs general maintenance on pumps, valves, regulators, and chemical feed systems.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and rewires control systems.
  • Performs electrical work such as wiring lighting fixtures, instruments, controls, generators, motors, and conduit. 
  • Assists in the installation of new electrical equipment such as starters, VFD’s, PLC’s, breaker panels, etc.
  • Assists in troubleshooting, repairing and calibrating RTU’s, PLC’s and communication equipment, including TCP/IP, radios, and telephone systems.
  • Assist in SCADA system operating and maintenance support.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on various water quality instrumentation and electrical/communication equipment via work orders from asset management system.
  • Other duties as required or assigned.



  • High School Diploma.
  • Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or +5 years field experience (minimum).
  • Delaware Journeyman Electrician license required (or ability to obtain within 6 months), Delaware Master License is a plus.


  • Hands on experience in PLC/HMI system programming required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical systems, instrumentation, and controls.
  • Communication systems, including radio, cellular, and TCP/IP networking a plus.
  • Written, Oral, and Interpersonal Communication skills.
  • Ability to read, troubleshoot and perform work from schematics / electrical blueprints.
  • Familiarity with Allen Bradley, Control Wave, and SCADA Pack Process Logic Controllers (PLC), a plus.
  • VFD and Soft Starter troubleshooting and programming a plus.
  • Must understand 4-20mA instrumentation, and process controls.
  • Strong  computer skills.
  • Strong mechanical skills.
  • Understanding of Arc Flash regulations.
  • Strong commitment to safety.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

  • Delaware Journeyman Electrician license required (or ability to obtain within 6 months), Delaware Master License is a plus.
  • Must have valid State Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Must be able to work in vaults and confined spaces or at heights from a ladder.
  • Ability to work indoor / outdoors and in inclement weather as necessary
  • Available 24/7 for emergency support require
  • Motivated, Self-Starter working alone or in teams.

Additional Information

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.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

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