O&M Supervisor in Lynn, MA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 3/16/2023

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About Veolia North America

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. Please visit our website www.veolianorthamerica.com.

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Veolia'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: 

Evaluates, selects and applies standard as well as substantially adapted practical techniques, procedures, and criteria to conduct and direct others in conducting operational services for wastewater treatment facilities, using judgment to ensure that all operation activities, documents, and other services meet client requirements. Work may be conducted in the field office or in the field.

Primary Duties/responsibilities:

  • Ensures that process control guidelines, testing, standard operating procedures, emergency procedures, and other accepted technical and operating tools are effectively utilized and applied in order to achieve the desired outcomes and results.
  • Provides technical coordination and communication to the Operations & Maintenance department and support functions to ensure that critical unit processes, directly impacting key plant performance indicators and regulatory limits, are being made available for PM and APM.
  • Must be able to respond to planned and unplanned plant occurrences and use judgment and experience to keep facilities operational and in compliance with state and federal environmental regulations.
  • Determines appropriate procedural steps required for operation of treatment processes and incorporates steps into clear and concise operating instructions for plant operating personnel. Completes operation manuals, drafts, finalizes SOPs for the faculty review.
  • Evaluates performance of basic to moderately complex treatment plant processes through visual inspection, review of operating logs, performance testing, and data analysis and makes adjustments to operating parameters as required in the field in order to optimize overall plant performance.
  • Develops training programs and materials and trains plant personnel in the startup, operation, maintenance, and repair of treatment plant processes, equipment, and instrumentations. Oversees training of plant personnel by equipment manufacturers' representatives.
  • Other duties as required.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Training in safety procedures related to water and/or wastewater industry required.
  • Must have thorough understanding and demonstrated ability with wastewater treatment programs and processes.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills required.
  • Work Experience Needed:
    • Minimum 10 years experience at wastewater treatment and/or networks system facilities, preferably as a supervisor. Requires comprehensive knowledge of wastewater and/or networks systems processes and related equipment, and a thorough understanding of wastewater treatment plant and/or networks systems operation procedures with construction and installation.


  • Knowledge of, and adherence to, all environmental and safety compliance regulations.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills, with ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities required.
  • Position requires problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

  • Must have wastewater treatment licenses at the level necessary to operate this class of facility, Grade VI or VII WW Massachusetts license
  • Valid driver's license.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Information

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.