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Shift Supervisor

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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. 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 PURPOSEDirects and manages the wastewater treatment operations and the energy utilization processes on a rotating shift at the Jones Island to ensure safe continuity of operations, the execution of proper technical procedures and management policies that result in cost-effective VW contract compliance and compliance with all applicable permits and regulations.PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directs plant wastewater, bio solids and energy utilization and power generation processes on a rotating shift to ensure safe, cost effective and efficient operations to meet VW contract and all regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains a sufficient staff of bargaining unit operating personnel on shift; and reports attendance on a day-to-day basis.
  • Provides first line supervision to the shift personnel subordinates for equipment usage and processes.
  • Monitors the Drying and Dewatering Facility for proper operation and product primarily during nights and weekends.
  • Trains staff across a broad range of technical and procedural activities.
  • Trains, coaches, lead the shift workers in safety training, on-the-job practices and execution of Standard Operating Procedures and process directives. Inspects facilities for cleanliness, housekeeping, and unsafe conditions and conducts investigation of safety incidents or accidents. Reports unsafe conditions and files reports on injuries.
  • Administers management policies and directives, trains and evaluates subordinate staff including administering discipline as required.
  • Provides recommendations for improving operations, cost reductions and energy savings.
  • Optimizes the processes at the plants, within the process and technical limitations of the systems.
  • Writes/ scopes work orders and properly communicates to plant maintenance supervisors, applying knowledge and experience to identify, diagnose and troubleshoot the source of the problem with recommended remedial action.
  • Reacts prudently and appropriately to unpredictable emergencies and situations created by plant capital construction interferences, weather, power outages and equipment failures in order to prevent human injury, equipment damage or permit violations.
  • Provides coordination and communication with Field/Collection Manager and Console Operators for all major wet weather events.
    • Assists in the hiring/interviewing process of department staff.
    • Assists in the grievance resolution process.
    • The freedom to act is guided by operational directives and procedures, along with backup communication with plant engineering and operational management.Relief Responsibilities:
      • Needs to be flexible to cover a shift on short notice.
      • Relieves operations supervisors at Jones Island, with appropriate training and experience.
      • Relieves Drying and Dewatering Supervisor, JI, with appropriate training and experience.WORK ENVIRONMENTThis job is largely performed in an office and plant environment on a rotating shift basis. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.QualificationsEducation / Experience / Background
        • High School Diploma or equivalent required
        • Associate or Bachelor's degree in wastewater, environmental sciences or related field preferred.
        • WDNR Advanced License license preferred. Completion of certification required within three years in this position.
        • First Class Power Operating Engineer license preferred. Completion required within 3 years in this position.Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
          • Knowledge and skills in the processes and methods of wastewater treatment, bio solids handling programs, air emissions systems and standards, laboratory standard methods for water and wastewater and operation and maintenance procedures for related equipment.
          • Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws pertaining to wastewater treatment facility with a WPDES permit.
          • Ability to handle emergency situations with proper training.
          • Ability to provide first aid, CPR and use SCBA equipment.
          • Strong mechanical and technical aptitude.
          • Superior interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with client, public, and employees
          • Excellent management and organizational skills are also required.
          • Superior organizational skills and be able to prioritize and work simultaneously on several projects.
          • Ability to operate within a team atmosphere.
          • Ability to shift priorities frequently and effectively perform under pressure.
          • Ability to operate computer, typewriter and other office machines as needed. Skills in Microsoft Office Suite and SCADA systems.
          • Strong basic mathematics and computer skills.
          • Valid Wisconsin Driver's License.
          • Ability to work a rotating shift schedule.Required Certification / Licenses / Training
            • Five years of applicable work experience.Physical Requirements While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb stairs or ladders; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to distinguish color, close vision and distance vision.Additional InformationDisclaimer: 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.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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