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Supervisor - System Maintenance

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: June 7, 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: -The incumbent will oversee field operations for T&D (Transmission and Distribution). The duties will include but not be limited to supervising and inspecting maintenance, repair and installation work performed by contractors and Veolia crews. Maintaining a safe environment for all employees and customers.Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Direct Reports: Bargaining Unit 25-35
  • Coordinate and schedule a variety of maintenance, installation, and repair projects.
  • Allocate and assign work crews to specific jobs based on job requirements and manpower availability.
  • Supervise and inspect maintenance, repair, and installation work to be completed in the assigned service area.
  • Follow the MUTCD for safe traffic designs for road closers.
  • Perform documented safety inspections of system maintenance crews and inspectors during course of daily field inspections.
  • Oversee the billing and field operations of mark-out contractor.
  • Update work force management software of field ready work, prior to assigning the activity.
  • Respond to complaints or problems received from customers (residential, commercial, and municipal) by conducting physical site inspections.
  • Check periodically on work in progress of private contractors to verify the quality of work as well as the statements they submit as to the amount of material and labor used.
  • Investigate site for planned projects to determine necessary safety precautions, special tools, and equipment, in addition to other special project requirements.
  • Participate in developing and implementing the department's operational scheduling and standard operating procedures.
  • Monitor, maintain and develop KPIs.
  • Must be able to respond to emergency calls and work extended hours as needed (the incumbent must be a member of the emergency callout rotation team) with a 45-minute respond time.
  • Commitment to health, safety, and protection of the environment: -
  • The incumbent supports Veolia's commitment to safety by complying with the programs regarding health, safety, and protection of the environment. - The incumbent demonstrates safe work practices, takes part in safety meetings, and advises the superintendent of any non-conforming conditions.
  • The incumbent must be in possession of a valid driver's license.
  • All supervisory staff are expected to monitor emails and texts for emergency situations which may arise, and communicate with the Manager, Corporate Communications, BPU, DEP, Operations, and other T&D management staff.QualificationsEducation/Experience/Background:
    • A Bachelor's degree in management, engineering, or science is preferred.
    • 3-5 years supervisory experience.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
      • Ability to learn how a water distribution network operates.
      • Have strong managerial and interpersonal skills.
      • Adequate computer skills and the ability to work within an office environment.
      • Able to utilize Microsoft Office and Google.
      • Able to learn how to utilize work force management software.
      • Effective supervisory techniques.
      • Strong knowledge in methods, practices, procedures, materials, and equipment associated with the construction, maintenance, and repair of water distribution systems.
      • Ability to effectively supervise skilled and unskilled employees.
      • Ability to accurately read and interpret engineering plans and drawings.
      • Ability to work harmoniously and tactfully with other departments and the public.
      • Ability to keep accurate records and submit accurate reports.
      • Ability to determine work priorities and schedule, organize, assign, and coordinate the work of crews and individuals and communicate this to the Planning department.
      • Assist in employee selection, training, supervision, and evaluation.
      • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
      • Ability to handle multiple deadlines and multiple projects.
      • Ability to inspect work in progress and upon completion.
      • Record keeping and report writing techniques.
      • Able to understand basic math and hydraulics.
      • Understand and perform safety practices and procedures.
      • Applicable health and safety regulations as they relate to area assigned.
      • Must be able to respond to emergency calls and work extended hours as needed.
      • Ability to attain CDL.
      • Complies with all organization safety procedures.
      • Sets the tone for safety and housekeeping.
      • Lead by example.
      • Accountable for personnel issues:
        • Performance
        • Corrective Action
        • Development
        • Perform other projects / tasks/ duties as assigned.Required Certification/Licenses/Training:
          • NJDEP W-1 Distribution License is preferred.
          • Must have or be able to obtain a NJDEP Water Distribution Class Licenses.Physical Requirements:
            • Physical: Walking on uneven terrain; climbing hills and stairs; moderate lifting up to 25 pounds; sit for long periods at a time.
            • Sensory: Must be able to see clearly, hear through listening devices such as an aqua phone for leaks and hear warning devices and alarms. Must be able to speak to give directions and converse with other officials. Must be able to smell for dangerous conditions such as sewer gases and chlorine.
            • Mental: Must be able to read complex reports and engineering drawings. Write detailed reports and prepare presentations. Analyze complex operational and engineering challenges and resolve them. Learn new technological advances in distribution techniques and equipment.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, Hackensack , Supervisor - System Maintenance, Professions , Hackensack, New Jersey

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