Plant Manager- Richmond, CA in Richmond, CA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Richmond, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/26/2019

Job Description

Summary:
Plans, organizes and manages the daily operation, maintenance and testing of large/complex water and/or wastewater systems, public works and or multi-sites. Assures its compliance with established environmental, safety, operating, and emergency response procedures. Maintains ongoing client interface to keep client informed and enhance client relations. 

Primary Functions:
  • Typically works through Operations, Maintenance and/or Lab Supervisors to ensure that plant resources are being utilized to achieve project objectives. Teaches cost control and provides effective counsel / direction, especially where corrective actions are needed.
  • Works with HSE and training team to ensure that all personnel receive safety and process training. Coaches and counsels managers, supervisors and leads to improve technical skills, supervisory, interpersonal and problem resolution skills. Works to identify and provide opportunities for team to learn new skills and techniques. Administers labor agreements to ensure compliance and effectively deal with representative labor union(s).

  • Reviews and evaluates water reports, records, logs, and graphs to confirm adequacy of present and projected water needs. Ensures that uniform monitoring and recordkeeping are performed facility-wide. Prepares reports concerned with chemical and bacteriological analyses of water for administrative purposes and regulatory Agencies.

  • Administers client contracts to ensure compliance and customer satisfaction and prompt identification and client notification of scope changes. Performs all baseline client relations duties, including preparation and presentation of progress and special reports. Participates in client meetings, special award programs and handles resolution of client service problems in a professional manner. Assists with the preparation and/or review of reports to regulatory agencies and assists with public relations duties as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Experience with Wastewater, collections, storm water, IPP O&M services.
  • At least seven years progressive management experience within a water/wastewater treatment environment with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices. 
  • Supervisory experience of 10 or more employees is highly desirable. Internal management experience preferred.
  • Highest level of certification as a water/wastewater operator required by site. If from another state, must achieve certification within one year of appointment to Plant Operations Manager.
  • Lab experience for permit testing requirements.
  • Thorough knowledge of Process / Operations Management, QA/QC procedures, Safety, Environmental and Facilities / Capital Equipment Management with expertise in more than one area of general knowledge requirements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budget preparation and cost control and have the ability to forecast budget, staffing and equipment needs.
  • Demonstrated effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills in order to interface with and motivate all levels of personnel.
  • Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
  • Valid Driver’s license and safe driving record.