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Electrical Maintenance Supervisor in Milwaukee, WI at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Under direction of the Asset Manager or designee implements maintains and administers a department qualified to maintain all equipment and facilities as assigned in a safe and efficient working condition for a waste water reclamation plant. The incumbent will provide front line supervision and technical direction to trades staff to accomplish maintenance and repair of responsible area at Jones Island WWTP. 

  • Ensure the Veolia Safety Program is effective
  • Select, supervise and train staff to ensure implementation of management directives and the ongoing availability of qualified staff.
  • Develop, Administer and Manage departmental budget.
  • Interacts with other front line supervisors, managers, operators and shift supervisors to guarantee the efficient, safe and permit compliant operation of the system.
  • Interacts with client as necessary for reporting on, maintaining or operating the system in a  efficient, safe and permit compliant manor
  • Fill in for absent supervisors as directed
  • Support client capital projects

•         Required to be administratively proficient and detailed oriented to manage key performance indicators along with project management.
•         Participates in development of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual work schedule. 
  • Maintain effectiveness in changing environment, able to explain changes at the company to others creating support and buy in for change
  • Is comfortable dealing with the competing priorities and missions within the company
  • Front Line Supervisor of Collective Barging Unit personal in multiple trades and Units
  • Directs assigned staff in the performance of approved maintenance activities.  This includes pre-planned and un-planned work on a daily basis.
  • Ensures that good housekeeping practices are followed. 

•         Instructs staff in the best methods, materials, tools, and equipment required.

  • Provides feedback, coaching, opportunity, and decision-making authority to employees to keep them actively engaged and able to improve their work situation and company processes.
  • Is fair and deals objectively with workplace situations. Effectively disciplines employees as needed.
  • Coordinates own activities with those of other supervisors within the work area.
  • Communicates and provides feedback to planners, managers, and other employees.  Records progress of scheduled jobs and advise the planners of variances from the daily work schedule.
  •   Maintains paperwork and delivers said information to the CMMS and staff assistants.
  • Provide and plan for the training necessary to maintain and improve skill levels.  Completes performance reviews of staff and reports the results to Manager/HR.
  • Consider methods and ways to improve maintenance work and to lengthen service life between repairs.  Advises Manager and other appropriate members of the Maintenance Department of impending equipment failures. 
  • Create corrective work orders from PM work orders.
  • Works with the Planner(s) concerning methods, materials, tools and equipment needed, providing feedback accordingly. 
  • Provides technical assistance to operations regarding equipment utilization and scheduled repairs.
  • Seeks ways to improve safety and quality and to reduce material costs.
  • Creates weekly schedules and sets priorities with operations concerning urgent maintenance needs.

Job Requirements

  • Requires a learned working knowledge in  Chemical, Process or Mechanical  Engineering or related field work experience or a Bachelors Degree in related field.
  • Valid State of Wisconsin Drivers License.
  • 3-5 years progressive supervisory experience in an industrial environment
  • 5 years in a maintenance, engineering or process environment
  • Experience supervising in a union environment
  • Experience in developing and managing a budget > $500,000
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid State of Wisconsin Drivers License.
  • Journey level electrician or Instrument tech background (AAS)
  • Management and supervisory skills.