Water Treatment Operator



Ref: OP916-71

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Operate STP plant utilizing the HMI system to ensure that it is performing in accordance with the contract: daily quantity and quality of the product,
• Operate STP plant according to Safety Management work instruction and procedures,
• Operate STP plant according to the O&M (Operation and Maintenance) manual,
• Collects and keeps accurate records of the plant operations and tests results,
• Log all events (filter backwashes, start-ups and shutdown, plant tripping, power failures, process changes etc) and ensure data accuracy,
• Report major breakdown to his supervisor immediately,
• Report alarms, abnormalities and breakdown during the shift to his supervisor,
• Ensures that water level is sufficient based on forecasted water demands,
• Monitor chemical dosage rate and keep flow rate at desired set points,
• Performs daily routine duties such as equipment and instrumentation visual inspection, fills the routine checklist, cleaning of the plant equipment and instruments if required,
• Regular and routine monitoring of running and rotating equipment for abnormalities such as sound, temperature, leaks and oil levels,
• Performs unloading, loading and preparation of chemicals as required for the operation.
• Coordinate with other operators during start-up, shutdown, or testing of any equipment or system,
• Check and inspect locally the status of the equipment or system to be started from the control room,
• Monitor chemical level and check for leakages in the chemical storage tank, pipes, and dosing pumps,
• Report any operational and maintenance problem to his supervisor immediately,
• Performs daily routine activities such as hosing, washing or scrubbing of channels, floors, walls, pumps, vessels and all related piping, valves, and equipment (mechanical and instrumentation),
• Maintains operations log to record daily flow, reads flow meters, records readings, records amount of chemicals used and chlorine residual.
• Maintains chlorination system as needed,
• Performs Sewage treatment Plant building grounds cleaning and maintenance,
• Performs routine inspection, calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and cleaning of online and the portable instruments/equipment such as chlorine residual analyzers, turbidimeters, pH meters, conductivity meters, sludge volume and other related equipment,
• Performs other duties as required by the O&M Supervisor.

OMR 200 to 260 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


• Candidate should have at least 3 to 5 years experience as an operator in Sewage Treatment Plant.
• Preference is given to immediately available candidates who can join within a month or less: Minimum high school or equivalent and basic computer knowledge is required.

About the Company

Veolia is the world's largest environmental services company.

For over 160 years, Veolia has provided public and private sectors with Water, Energy and Waste Management solutions and services which are vital to human development and sustainable growth.

With over 200,000 employees on five continents, Veolia designs practical solutions for the management (operation, treatment, distribution and/or supply) of Water, Waste and Energy. Through these three complementary activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, to preserve available resources and to renew them.

Veolia Group achieved revenues of EUR 28.5billion in 2021. (In 2020) the Veolia Group served 95mn inhabitants with drinking water, 62mn with sanitation, produced nearly 43mn MWH of energy, and recycled 47mn tonnes of waste.

Veolia aims to become the benchmark company for ecological transformation. Our goal is to build a better 21st century. We therefore see ourselves as #resourcers.


Veolia has operated in the Middle East for over 30 years, providing innovative and sustainable water & waste services to industries, governments & communities, retail and commercial businesses.

Veolia has more than 3,000 employees in the Near & Middle East and a strong regional network of ~12 offices in the UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.

Veolia currently has over 6,000 project references of work delivered in the region, and continues to develop new projects through public-private partnerships and innovative contractual schemes.

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