Maintenance Supervisor in Edmonton at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 5/10/2023

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Job Description

Company Description

Veolia 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 Description

The Maintenance Supervisor coordinates all activities and monitors that all maintenance work and tasks are completed in a safe, effective and efficient manner for the Anaerobic digester facility (ADF) and Dewatering facility (DWF). The Maintenance Supervisor has primary responsibility for training and assisting their team members in interpretation of procedures and production cycle status.  The Maintenance Supervisor must be technically proficient in all areas of the plant.  As Maintenance Supervisor, the incumbent must be able to plan and organize workloads and resource requirements and supervise their area of responsibility so all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are achieved.  Serves as an advisor to the Operations Manager and other operational support groups.  The incumbent has responsibility for personnel who perform On-Call and Safety Sensitive duties or responsibilities. 


  1. Inter-provincial Journeyman Trade Certificate (Millwright, Welder, Mechanic or other recognized  trade).


  1. Post secondary training in a related field such as Engineering, Electrical, or Mechanical Technician or Technologist Diploma.

Work Experience:

  1. Minimum of six (6) years’ progressive maintenance experience in an industrial process plant environment, or combination of demonstrated experience, aptitude, and specific skills training
  2. Preference for seven (7) to eight (8) years’ related experience.
  3. Minimum of two (2) years’ supervisory or leadership experience.
  4. Experience with SAP or a similar computerized maintenance management system is a definite asset.

Additional Information


  1. Understands and promotes the Company’s, the Division’s, the Plant’s and the Department’s mission statement, values, and strategic goals.
  2. Proactively promotes through example a safe work ethic, attitude, and workplace.  Supervises employees’ compliance with all safety policies, standards, and procedures to achieve a safe work environment and safety for all staff and visitors as well as the Company’s, Client’s and Regulatory Agencies’ safe work objectives and requirements. 
  3. Proactively models and maintains effective working relationships and communications with peers, management, direct reports, staff of other Company departments, and client representatives.   Models effective conflict resolution skills and effectively resolves any conflicts  in a timely and respectful manner to achieve positive and healthy working relationships and workplace environment.
  4. Promotes a quality-first work ethic and attitude to provide a product that is manufactured of the highest standard achievable. 
  5. Maintains confidentiality to comply with all regulatory requirements and Company Privacy and Confidentiality policies and procedures.
  6. Understands, complies with, and is accountable for adherence to COR quality standards in all activities.
  7. Safely operates company owned, leased, or rented vehicles and/or mobile equipment.  Directly supervises working-level positions who perform Safety Sensitive duties and responsibilities. 
  8. Supervises assigned tasks/projects within scope of responsibility so all KPIs are achieved, including but not limited to safety, productivity, and product quality.  KPIs will be measured on a weekly basis through audits, SAP reporting and financial reporting. KPIs include:
    1. Safety
      1. Lost Time Accidents, Incident Management, Injury Frequency Rate, Safety Audits, PPE Audits, Permit Audits
    2. Quality Control
      1. Work Order Audits, Re-work
    3. Response Time
      1. Time to respond to critical issues/call-ins
      2. Time to repair critical issues
      3. Priority 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 work order average age
    4. Number of Mechanical Breakdowns
    5. Schedule Completion Effectiveness
      1. Scheduled Work vs Completed Work
    6. Productivity
      1. Total Work Hours vs Actual Work Hours
    7. Budget Compliance
      1. Budget vs Actual Costs
    8. PM Compliance
      1. Number of PM vs Completed PM
    9. Backlog
      1. Number of aging work orders vs age of work orders
    10. Work Order Hours
      1. Estimated Time vs Actual Time
    11. Overtime Compliance
      1. Percentage overtime vs regular hours
    12. Warehouse management

Assist with Monthly parts inventory and maintaining critical spare parts on site.

  1. Conducts daily walk through of plant and documents/corrects any unsafe acts or conditions.
  2. Issues safe work/hot work/confined space permits.
  3. Audits and documents safe work/lock out tag out/confined space/hot work permits.
  4. Develops task hazard assessments and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the maintenance team.
  5. Audits and documents work for quality and completeness. Assists in accurately completing all required documentation such as updating drawings and SAP data.
  6. Compiles project/task information and assists in completing reports for the Operations Manager, including but not limited to progress reports, budget reports, and scheduling.
  7. Orders supplies and equipment so team members have the material and tools required to complete their tasks effectively while being fiscally responsible.
  8. Assists in the improvement and/or development of PM and PdM programs for new and existing equipment and systems.

The use of the masculine gender in this document is for the sole purpose of lightening the text.

Veolia North America is committed to equal employment opportunity and advancement for all employees and potential employees, and to a work environment free from discrimination and harassment.

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.

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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