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Project Manager II

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Burbank
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

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. www.veolia.comJob DescriptionPOSITION PURPOSEPlans, organizes and manages the daily operation, maintenance and testing of a water and/or wastewater system, collection system or biosolids facility. Assures compliance with established environmental, safety, operating, standards, policies and emergency response procedures. Maintains ongoing client interface to keep client informed and enhance client relations.PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages daily operation and maintenance and ensures compliance with operational, QA/QC, safety, environmental, and performance metrics. Typically works through Operations, Maintenance and/or Lab Supervisors to ensure that plant resources are being utilized to achieve project objectives. Teaches cost control and provides effective counsel / direction, especially where corrective actions are needed;
  • Manages the human resource functions of the facility or unit including hiring and firing, salary and job change actions, and coaching and counseling team. Works with HSE and training team to ensure that all personnel receive safety and process training. Coaches and counsels team to improve technical skills and interpersonal and problem resolution skills. Works to identify and provide opportunities for team to learn new skills and techniques. Administers labor agreements to ensure compliance and effectively deal with representative labor union(s);
  • Reviews and evaluates water reports, records, logs, and graphs to confirm adequacy of present and projected water needs. Ensures that uniform monitoring and recordkeeping are performed facility-wide. Prepares reports concerned with chemical and bacteriological analyses of water for administrative purposes and regulatory agencies;
  • Administers client contracts to ensure compliance and customer satisfaction and prompt identification and client notification of scope changes;
  • Performs all baseline client relations duties, including preparation and presentation of progress and special reports;
  • Participates in client meetings, special award programs and handles resolution of client service problems in a professional manner;
  • Assists with the preparation and/or review of reports to regulatory agencies and assists with public relations duties as necessary;
  • Works with Area Manager to develop site specific or functional goals and activities required to meet overall business objectives. Maintains standards, guidelines and procedures. Identifies needed process improvements, evaluates new concepts, technologies and practices.
  • Recommends and implements approved improvements; Evaluates employee performance, matches abilities and job requirements and capitalizes on talents to effectively meet business objectives. Ensures that business initiatives and progress toward goals are effectively communicated to employees;
  • Proactively manage safety, plant appearance and environmental issues and ensures compliance with Federal and State standards including Hazardous Waste Disposal and Air Quality Standards. Ensures that issues are identified and addressed and elevated if necessary in a timely manner;
  • Maintains an up-to-date plan of action to be taken in the event of emergencies such as machine, equipment or power failure, or need to release dammed water to affect flood control. Manages emergencies in an effective manner;
  • Executes capital and facility improvement plans as required. May oversee construction and maintenance of roads and communication lines used in operating water supply system. Oversees contractors as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.QualificationsEducation / Experience / Background
    • Degree in Business, Science or Engineering or equivalent related experience with completion of an accredited management course.
    • Five to seven years progressive lead and/or supervisory experience within a water /wastewater treatment environment with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water/wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection.Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
      • Demonstrated leadership ability with general knowledge of Human Resources / Relations principles;
      • Knowledge of Process / Operations Management, QA/QC procedures, Safety, Environmental and Facilities / Capital Equipment Management;
      • Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve conflicting priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment;
      • Demonstrated ability to diagnose complex process problems and manage remedial action;
      • Demonstrated knowledge of budget preparation and cost control and have the ability to forecast budget, staffing and equipment needs;
      • Demonstrated effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills in order to interface with and motivate all levels of personnel;
      • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete and easily understood written communications and reports;
      • Strong PC skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database software and the ability to optimize the use of technology and systems to communicate, manage budget and to streamline processes and increase efficiency. Familiarity with maintenance, operation regulatory
      • Reporting and cost estimating software;
      • Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment);Required Certification / Licenses / Training
        • Highest level of certification required by site.Physical RequirementsMust be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
          Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company's Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures;Additional Information
          • Salary minimum $150,000to maximum $165,000Veolia'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. www.veolianorthamerica.comAs 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.

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