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Water Treatment Supervisor - Chemical Treatment

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Haworth
Posted on: May 15, 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: -Plans, directs, and oversees chemical treatment activities for the VWNJ Hackensack and Franklin Lakes Systems. Oversees the chemical technicians to operate, maintain, and modify all chemical treatment equipment in compliance with applicable company policies/procedures, regulations, and laws ensuring the continuous supply of potable water.Reporting to the Superintendent of Operations, the Chemical Treatment Supervisor is responsible for managing the daily chemical treatment activities. The individual supervises the work of the personnel under their immediate responsibility.Subordinates:

  • Direct - 4 Chemical Treatment Technicians (Bargaining Unit)Facilities:
    • 200 MGD Haworth Water Treatment Plant
    • 26 Pumping Stations
    • 16 Storage Tanks
    • 9 Production Wells
    • 12 Raw Water Wells and Diversions
    • 3 Dams on Hackensack River (Woodcliff Lake, Lake Tappan, Oradell Reservoir)
    • 2 Dams 50% owned with NJDWSC (Monksville, Dundee)Primary Duties/Responsibilities:
      • To achieve the objectives set by the Superintendent of Operations.
      • Serves as a support to the Superintendent of Operations.
      • Coordinate the day-to-day activities of the chemical treatment department.
      • Work with planning to set schedules, meet compliance deadlines, and supervise all work performed in the chemical department.
      • Provide information to the Superintendent of Operations to update all KPIs of the chemical department.
      • Follow up with the chemical treatment staff on problems in order to make the necessary corrections.
      • Work in close collaboration with other Supervisors in the plant.
      • Participate in the Plant Management Team as an active member.
      • Ensure and maintain a good working climate within his team.
      • Ensure accountability of the personnel in terms of order and cleanliness to be respected in the plant.
      • Carry out and document audits of tasks, work permits and maintenance of the chemical equipment.
      • Ensure the application of health and safety rules, environmental protection, and the behavior of the personnel.
      • Trains new staff in the area, reinforcing safety and environmental principles.
      • Ability to be on call and available after hours.
      • Participate in the Emergency Response Team.QualificationsEducation/Experience/Background:
        • Minimum High School Diploma/GED equivalent
        • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of relevant experience in water treatment.
        • Supervisory experience preferred.
        • Experience maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting chemical equipment.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
          • Ability to mobilize a work team.
          • Interpersonal, teamwork and customer service skills.
          • Good time management, priority setting and ability to manage and resolve technical issues quickly.
          • Exceptional communication skills.
          • Leadership, initiative, and organizational skills.
          • Coaching and staff development skills.
          • Ability to lead change while maintaining operational effectiveness.
          • Ability to manage multiple files simultaneously.
          • Results oriented.
          • Computer skills, particularly excellent proficiency in Google Suite and workforce management software.Required Certification/Licenses/Training:
            • NJ State Water Treatment Plant Operator's License (T2) is necessary and/or ability to acquire within a reasonable amount of time.
            • NJ State Water Treatment Plant Operator's License (W2) is necessary and/or ability to acquire within a reasonable amount of time.
            • CDL Class B or ability to obtain in a reasonable amount of time.
            • Tanker and Hazmat Endorsements or ability to obtain in a reasonable amount of time.
            • OSHA HAZWOPER (24 Hour) Required - Provided by Company.Physical Requirements:
              • Ability to work in hazardous environments.
              • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
              • Ability to don respirator (clean shaven).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 , Water Treatment Supervisor - Chemical Treatment, Other , Haworth, New Jersey

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