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Superintendent Treatment & Supply

Company: Veolia North America
Location: West Nyack
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Company DescriptionVeolia 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 DescriptionPOSITION PURPOSEAs the Superintendent Treatment and Supply you ensure continuous supply potable water. Supervises the safe and efficient operation of production facilities. Manages the workforce, consultants, and contractors to ensure successful production facilities operations in compliance with applicable company policies/procedures, regulations, and laws. The responsibilities of this position include the operation of outlying groundwater sources, boosters, and storage tanks. Serves as a backup to both the Manager Treatment and Supply and the Superintendent Treatment and Supply Lake Deforest/South County when necessary. SWNY services approximately 300,000 people throughout Rockland County and small portions of Orange and Putnam Counties. The system includes over 1,000 miles of mains and 6,000 hydrants. This position requires professionalism and independent judgment, and the ability to manage staff in a union environment. The successful candidate will develop and implement a vision and strategy for the production department in alignment with the corporate and NY Division vision and strategy.PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage company assets and utilize resources efficiently.
  • In coordination with the Planning Department, develop and implement a maintenance strategy and policy for improvements in asset care and condition.
  • Coordinate with Engineering to ensure proper implementation of capital projects.
  • Optimize whole life cost of ownership through timely asset intervention and investment, balancing operating and maintenance expenses with capital investment.
  • Manage UWNY production department operating budget.
  • Manages systems to ensure effective operations during peak demands, low storage levels, or during times of interrupted service.
  • Facilitate communication, proactively share resources, and assist in implementing best practices. Continuously evaluate and improve performance through the use of KPIs.
  • Serve as a change agent within the production area, promoting the need for and benefits of change as it relates to both operating procedures and systems. Personnel:
  • Lead personnel of production department.
  • Directing workforce to accomplish daily operations, maintenance, and construction activities such as installing, maintaining, repairing and improvements of PLC's, instruments, communications and control systems.
  • Develop, continuously improve, and ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) for the production department.
  • Evaluate performance of personnel, as required.
  • Provide personnel training and ensure knowledge transfer.
  • Assist in conducting department safety training programs, and assure that subordinates adhere to safety policies and regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory required customer service level standards.
  • Implement emergency response for repairs on 24-hour basis.
  • Participate in company community outreach / education programs.
  • Compliance: Ensure departmental compliance with environmental, safety and other regulatory policies. QualificationsEducation / Experience / Background
    • Minimum 7-10 years related experience in water utility operations
    • Bachelor's degree is desired or equivalent work experience Position Description Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
      • Proven interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
      • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
      • Knowledgeable with MS Office Suite
      • Understanding of instrumentation, automation design, maintenance management systems, hydraulics, distribution systems, and Graphic Information Systems (GIS)
      • Must be able to deal effectively with all levels of staff, management, organized labor groups, local and state agencies, local officials, and customers
      • Knowledge of water utility operations, maintenance and construction practices
      • Familiarity with regulatory compliance and related safety practices
      • Ability to negotiate with contractors/vendors.
      • Ability to work on emergency stand-by (Emergency Supervisor)
      • Ability to read and understand engineering plans and specifications
      • Must be able to read complex reports and engineering drawings; write detailed reports and prepare presentations; analyze complex operational and engineering challenges and resolve same; learn new technological advances in water / wastewaterRequired Certification / Licenses / Training
        • New York State Water Treatment Plant Class IA-IB Operator Certification or ability to obtain within 1-year.
        • New York State 5A Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification or ability to obtain within a reasonable time period.Physical Requirements
          • This is a full-time position with a weekday work schedule. The incumbent must be available during peak production periods and must be able to work under pressure occasionally.
          • Must be able to walk on uneven terrain; climb hills and stairs; moderate lifting up to 25 pounds; sit for long periods at a time.
          • Must be able to see clearly and hear warning devices and alarms. Must be able to speak to give direction and converse with other officials. Must be able to smell for dangerous conditions such as sewer gases and chlorine.Additional InformationVeolia'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.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Paterson , Superintendent Treatment & Supply, Other , West Nyack, New Jersey

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