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Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor in Milwaukee, WI at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

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 JonesIsland - Milwaukee
This position will be accountable for ensuring the most timely and cost-effective maintenance of Jones Island mechanical systems and equipment in the safest manner possible.
Direct Reports  12-18  

  • 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
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • Coordinating vendor/contractor services.
  • Writing/reviewing job scopes for vendors/contractors
  • Continually interacting with employees to improve workflows.
  • Administer various project service contracts.



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 supervising a skilled workforce
  • Experience in developing and managing a budget > $500,000