Supervisor - Operations (Wastewater)

  • Plainsboro, USA

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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:

Supervises the workforce to operate and maintain wastewater treatment plant and facilities in compliance with applicable company policies/procedures, regulations, and law.  This position entails professionalism and independent judgment, and the overall ability to work effectively at all levels.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

·  Coordinate and schedule a variety of maintenance, installation and repair projects for the wastewater system in the VEOLIA Water Princeton Meadows Operations.
·  Assign work crews to specific jobs based on job requirements and work force ability.
·  Supervise, inspect and perform maintenance, repair and installation work to be completed in the wastewater system of the VEOLIA Water Princeton Meadows Operations.
·  Receive work orders and complete by determining materials to be used and manpower required.
·  Manage PM and CM program (assign>dispatch>close).
·  Assign work orders for issues discovered upon physical inspection and/or due to complaints received directly via customer call center.
·  Periodically inspect work in progress by private contractors to verify quality of work and ensure they stay within budget. 
·  Order material and equipment needed to perform installation and repair.
·  Partner with the Engineering Department in the prioritization of the Capital Projects.
·  Partner with EHSS to conduct periodic safety and training programs.
·  Safety monitoring of crews at work site.
·  Prepare reports as required by VEOLIA and all regulatory agencies.
·  Prepare and implementing the department’s operational scheduling and standard operating procedures.
·  Monitor KPIs.
·  Ability to respond to emergency calls and work extended hours as needed (the incumbent must be member of VEOLIA Water Princeton Meadows Operations emergency callout rotation).
·  The incumbent demonstrates safe work practices, takes part in safety meetings, and advises the superintendent of any non-conforming conditions.
·  Oversees the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plant and collection system to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures and reporting practices.
·  Sets the tone for safety and housekeeping.
·  Participate on cross-functional teams.
·  Perform other projects / tasks/ duties as assigned.



·  High School Diploma/GED is required.
·  AS/BS degree in related field or equivalent work experience.
·  Minimum of five years of experience in the construction, operations, maintenance and repair of wastewater systems; a minimum of two years of supervision experience is preferred.


·  Knowledge of the materials and methods used in the maintenance and construction of a wastewater system as well as the tools and equipment used to perform these functions such as pumps, blowers, conveyors and monitoring equipment.
·  Thorough knowledge of treatment and process control, sampling techniques and analyses.
·  Able to read and interpret drawings, GIS and work specifications.
·  Ability to work independently, use good judgment and make sound decisions in accordance with established procedures and policies.
·  Ability to estimate material, equipment and labor costs.
·  Able to write reports and correspondence, dispatch work orders.
·  Establish and maintain effective relationships at all levels internal and external.
·  Knowledge of systems and software programs including GIS and asset management (CMMS).
·  State and federal laws, rules and regulations applicable to area assigned.
·  Strong knowledge in methods, practices, procedures, materials and equipment associated with the construction, maintenance and repair of wastewater system.
·  Ability to safely handle chemicals, manage inventory to ensure adequate supply is on hand.
·  Knowledge of electrical, instrumentation and control (SCADA) systems
·  Strong mechanical aptitude.
·  Ability to accurately read and interpret engineering plans and drawings and GIS mapping.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

·  NJDEP Operators Certification S2 and C2 required.
·  S3 and C3 are highly preferred but must be attained within 3 years.
·  Valid driver’s license is required.

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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