We have a great opportunity for a Wastewater Supervisor for our Willowbrook region. The Wastewater Supervisor will report directly to the Area Manager and is responsible for the efficient, compliant and economical operation of the wastewater treatment facilities. The ideal candidate is responsible for the administration, operating/capital budgets, and management of the operations teams in accordance with safety policies and regulations.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Responsible for compliance with all federal, state and local regulations pertaining to the wastewater treatment plants.
Schedules personnel and assigns tasks and duties.
Establishes procedures for process control operations.
Provides capital and operational budget planning and implementation for the wastewater facilities.
Provides training and supervision to Wastewater Plant Department employees.
Champions the quality process.
Has primary responsibility for and submits all regulatory reports.
Implements the Standard Operating Procedures for the facilities.
Participates in and makes presentations during Departmental meetings.
Attends laboratory, quality control and process related seminars and meetings.
Investigates plant upsets and determines corrective action.
Provides direct or indirect support to other departments including Customer Service, Wastewater Collection and administrative staff.
Maintain asset management program.
Follow and ensure staff are trained on Aqua safety policies and procedures.
Model Aqua’s values of integrity, respect and excellence.
Performs other assignments as required.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have at least ten (10) years experience operating in a wastewater treatment facility or other applicable experience.
Must have significant experience in a wastewater operations and laboratory procedures.
Must have possession a Class 1 Wastewater Operator’s License from the State of Illinois.
Must have knowledge of NPDES limits for wastewater quality and wastewater treatment facility regulations.
Must have thorough knowledge of laboratory regulations and quality control procedures.
A college degree in an environmentally related field is preferred.
Must have a valid U.S. Drivers License.
Aqua America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.
Internal Number: R556
About Aqua America
Aqua America is one of the largest U.S.-based, publicly traded water and wastewater utilities, serving about 1 million customers in Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas and Virginia. Founded in 1886 in southeastern Pennsylvania, Aqua has more than 130 years of history and experience. At Aqua, we know that water is a precious resource – one that plays a critical role in sustaining life. That’s why we take seriously our mission: protecting and providing Earth’s most essential resource. At Aqua, we are guided by a set of principles that embody the character of our company and inspire our work together. They are embedded within our business practices and our behavior. We are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve. At Aqua, we put a strong emphasis on safety. It is part of the fabric of who we are as a company and a culture. Aqua America is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WTR. More about Aqua is available at AquaAmerica.com. Connect with MyAquaAmerica on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @MyAquaAmerica.