Assistant Project Manager in Brockton, MA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 8/7/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Veolia is the largest sustainable environmental solutions organization globally. With over 163,000 employees worldwide, we specialize in water, waste and energy management
Assistant Project Manager
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Vacation

MA. Grade 6 or 7 Wastewater License or ability to acquire

 Assists with the planning, organization and management of the daily operations, maintenance and testing of a water / wastewater system.  Ensures compliance with established environmental, safety, operating, and emergency response procedures.  Maintains ongoing client interface to keep client informed and enhance client relations. 


  • Reviews and evaluates water reports, records, logs, and graphs to confirm adequacy of present and projected water needs. 
  • Ensures that uniform monitoring and record keeping are performed facility-wide.  
  • Prepares reports concerned with chemical and bacteriological analyses of water for administrative purposes and regulatory agencies. 
  • Meets with state and local client officials as well as various organizations of local, state and federal level for review, inspections and other meetings.
  • Administers client contracts to ensure compliance and customer satisfaction and prompt identification and client notification of scope changes.

  • Assists with the preparation and/or review of reports to regulatory agencies and assists with public relations duties as necessary.
  • Participates in client meetings, special award programs and handles resolution of client service problems in a professional manner.
  • Performs baseline client relations duties, including preparation and presentation of progress and special reports.   
  • Meets with clients and client engineers to review drawings, plans, and engineering estimates.
  • Assists with the management of daily operations and maintenance of a water and wastewater system.  Fills in for Plant Manager in their absence. 

  • 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.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Experience, & Skills:
  • Degree in Business or Engineering or equivalent related experience with completion of an accredited management course.
  • Three to five years progressive lead and/or supervisory experience within a water /wastewater treatment environment with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water/wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection.  May require knowledge of particular specialty i.e. Public Works, Sewer collection, etc.
  • 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 Assistant Plant Manager.
  • Lab experience for permit testing requirements.  
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with an understanding of Human Resources / Relations principals.
  • 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 process problems and manage remedial action.
  • Exposure to budget preparation and cost control and demonstrates 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.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
  • Valid Driver’s license and safe driving record.