Project Manager- St. Croix, V.I. in Christiansted, VI at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Project Manager plans, organizes and manages the daily operation, maintenance and testing of a processing system within an industrial facility. This position assures compliance with established environmental, safety, operating, standards, policies and emergency response procedures, and maintains ongoing client interface to keep client informed and enhance client relations.
 
Responsibilities:
•       Manages the daily operation and maintenance of a water and wastewater system and ensures compliance with operational, QA/QC, safety, environmental, and performance metrics. 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.
•       Records, logs, and graphs to confirm adequacy of present and projected water/wastewater needs.  Ensures that uniform monitoring and recordkeeping are performed facility-wide. 
•       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 Works with Area Manager to develop site specific or functional goals and activities required to meet overall business objectives.  Maintains standards, guidelines and procedures.  Identifies needed process improvements, evaluates new concepts, technologies and practices.  Recommends and implements approved improvements.
•       Develops site objectives in conjunction with Area Manager and assists managers and supervisors in developing goals and activities in their respective areas in order to meet overall business objectives.  Establishes the standards, guidelines and objective measures to monitor progress.  Regularly identifies, evaluates and implements improvements to improve utility reliability, regulatory compliance and/or cost effectiveness.  Actively seeks new work scope with both existing client(s) and in surrounding area with new clients.
•       Proactively manages safety, plant appearance and environmental issues and ensures compliance with Federal and State standards including Hazardous Waste Disposal and Air Quality Standards.  Ensures that issues are identified and addressed and elevated if necessary in a timely manner. 
•       Maintains an up-to-date plan of action to be taken in event of emergencies such as machine, equipment or power failure, or need to release dammed water to affect flood control.  Manages emergencies in an effective manner.
•       Executes capital and facility improvement plans as required.  Interacts with facility owner, engineers and other consultants, coordinates with contractors or guiding construction.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
•       Must be live in St. Croix or be willing to relocate to St. Croix.
•       Preferred Waste Water Class A.
•       Must have experience with Centrifuge.
•       Must possess a two year degree in Business or Science.
•       Minimum 5 - 7 years' progressive lead and/or supervisory experience within a similar environment with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices used.
•       Knowledge of Process / Operations Management, QA/QC procedures, Safety, Environmental and Facilities / Capital Equipment Management.
•       Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve conflicting priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment. 
•       Demonstrated ability to diagnose complex process problems and manage remedial action.
•       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 ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete and easily understood written communications and reports.
•       Strong PC skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database software and the ability to optimize the use of technology and systems to communicate, manage budget and to streamline processes and increase efficiency. Familiarity with maintenance, operation, regulatory reporting and cost estimating software.
•       Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).
•       Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company's Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.