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Senior Program Manager - PFAS Capital Improvements

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Haworth
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout Veolia North AmericaA 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 -www.veolianorthamerica.com.Job DescriptionBENEFITSVeolia'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: -This position is responsible for managing all activities related to the successful delivery of capital programs, including PFAS Treatment and others as directed, from inception to completion, the size and sensitivity of which have a significant impact to Operational, Financial, Regulatory, Reputation and/or other Company objectives.The candidate works closely with Engineering and Operations personnel, managing and coordinating program activities utilizing a cross functional team approach.The candidate works to ensure Asset Owner satisfaction by delivering projects in accordance with the success criteria defined in the project plan (i.e. operational performance, budget, schedule, regulatory compliance, etc.).Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manage $20M-$50M of water/wastewater programs annually, including conceptual design/development, coordination of pilot testing, development of the project plans and internal funding approvals.
  • Manage the development of technical, bidding, and contractual documents in accordance with corporate engineering guidelines including negotiations of agreements in coordination with supply chain management.
  • Ensure corporate Technical and Environmental Health and Safety/Security standards are incorporated into the design specifications.
  • Manage environmental and governmental permitting in coordination with local business unit staff.
  • Support the oversight of construction management personnel to ensure timely completion of assignments, budget compliance and adherence to applicable standards.
  • Drive efficiency into project delivery through the monitoring of delivery metrics and utilization of alternate procurement and delivery methods.
  • Provide monthly reports to management regarding the status of capital projects and issues affecting project performance.
  • Participate in the development of engineering design and delivery processes and standards.
  • Provide technical expertise on engineering and operational issues and support facility condition assessments for water/wastewater operations.
  • Ability to work transversally with corporate and local business units.QualificationsEducation/Experience/Background:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Environmental Engineering or related field, commensurate experience may be considered.
    • Minimum 15 years of experience managing water/wastewater design and construction projects and upgrade projects for treatment plants, pumping stations, wastewater collection systems and water transmission/distribution systems.
    • 5+ year Experience leading and managing multi-faceted teams.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
      • Strong project management skills (initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing).
      • Thorough working knowledge of water and wastewater Process applications.
      • Superior personal effectiveness skills, visible "leadership by example" utilizing participative management involving employees and teamwork whenever possible.
      • Strong communication, presentation, and reporting skills.
      • Experience utilizing alternate project delivery methods (design-build, integrated project delivery) and contracting methods (guaranteed maximum price, reimbursable)
      • Computer skills (MS Project, Google Suite, Oracle PeopleSoft, Oracle Hyperion, or other planning/performance/budgeting tools a plus).
      • Financial analysis skills, including budget management, ongoing assessment of project risks/opportunities and basic accounting knowledge.Required Certification/Licenses/Training:
        • Professional Engineer License (PE) required.
        • PMP and/or Construction Management certifications a plus.Physical Requirements:Successful candidates must be willing to travel to the various business unit sites as per job requirements. - Job sites are generally located within a 30-mile radius of the local office with the occasional requirement for sites that are a longer distance.Additional InformationWe 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.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Tenafly , Senior Program Manager - PFAS Capital Improvements, Accounting, Auditing , Haworth, New Jersey

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