Wastewater Project Manager in Atlanta, GA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 6/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Veolia is seeking a Project Manager to support wastewater operations in and around Atlanta, GA.  This project manager will be responsible for planning, organizing and managing the daily operation of wastewater systems. This position will also be responsible for maintaining an ongoing client interface to keep clients informed and enhance client relations.

Supervises: Operations Manager, Plant Managers, Maintenance Managers and
multiple Operations and Maintenance Supervisors

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Meets all contractual and regulatory requirements on a very large project, typically meaning a complex project that includes multiple business units.
• Responsible for the overall management and leadership of the project
• Responsible for the planning, organization, operations, maintenance, and
improvement of the facility or facilities
• Responsible for maintaining the operation process control including
compliance with regulatory agencies
• Directs the development and administration of a large, complex project budget
and financial plan.
• Provides leadership in the quality process
• Develops the annual Project Business Plan
• Provides leadership and management for all personnel functions including
staffing, compensation, training and development, progressive discipline,
rewards and recognition and termination in accordance with standard policy
• Communicates effectively, both written and verbally with supervisors and
• Administers and monitors operational budgets to attain financial objectives
• Establishes and monitors objectives for subordinate salaried personnel and
performance objectives for treatment plants within his or her responsibility
• Maintains technical operational skills at the highest level and remains informed
of the latest developments in the field
• Establishes cooperative relationships with subordinates, vendors, contractors,
and all others contacted during work assignments
• Provides primary client relationship with client management and technical
personnel and report regularly as to client confidence, satisfaction, and/or
• Implements training programs to develop all levels of associates at regional
sites, recommends new training requirements, and undertakes to advance
professional skills, mentors new project managers and those of the contract
operating teams with a written plan
• Reviews monthly contract service reports for each installation, advising
management as to project status, regulatory agency permit compliance, and
technical/plant management attitudes
• Creates interest and support in the development of cost/savings programs
• Performs other duties as required

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED
• GA Waste Water Class I license
• 10 years of experience in the operations and maintenance of a wastewater
facility greater than 10 MGD
• 5 years experience at a supervisory level
• Possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:
• AA or AS., B.A or B.S. degree
• Proficient use of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word,
Excel, and Outlook
• Proficiency in SCADA, CMMS DataStream and Operations OPSWin software
• Demonstrated interpersonal relations and personnel management skills
• Membrane treatment experience

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

  • The work area can involve a working environment indoors as well as outdoors, which could cause exposure to outdoor elements; proper environmental attire will be required. Some areas can have loud noise, active machinery, and high pressure fluid systems, electrical equipment, confined spaces, heights and depths, fumes, air borne particles, noxious gases, pathogens and various chemicals. 
  • The use of appropriate safety equipment will be mandatory in these areas to prevent hazardous contact.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, twist and bend at the waist, turn, kneel, squat, raise arms above shoulder height, grasp, reach, perform repetitive hand movements and fine coordination when preparing reports and using a computer keyboard, have vision sufficient to read computer screens, printed documents and operate office equipment, have hearing in the normal range with or without correction. 
  • Must be able to transport self across the facility and infrequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to respond in an on call manner to issues / emergencies.
  • Must have residence within 1 hour / 50 mile radius of project



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