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Pretreatment Coordinator- Gloucester, MA in Gloucester, MA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description

Veolia operates the City of Gloucester’s wastewater and water treatment facilities, including a 5.15 million gallons per day (MGD) primary wastewater treatment plant, two 5-MGD water filtration plants, a seasonal satellite water filtration plant, residuals management for both the water and wastewater treatment facilities, Industrial Pretreatment Program management, Fats Oil and Grease program management, three water storage tanks with one booster pump station and two raw water transfer stations.
To support operations, Veolia is seeking a Pre-treatment (IPP) Coordinator. This person will work with industrial clients and manage their fat, oil and grease (FOG) disposal programs. Some examples of FOG include: greasy food scraps, pan drippings, cooking oil and shortening, fat from meats, dairy products, oily sauces and salad dressing. When FOG is poured down the drain at home or work, sewer blockages and overflows can occur.

Summary: Administers the implementation of the City Sewer Use Ordinances to regulate the discharge of industrial wastewater into the City sewer system, which may require the industry to pre-treat their wastewater before discharging to the City sewer. The IP Coordinator administers the Industrial
Pretreatment Program and supervises the Industrial Pretreatment Technicians. Schedules and manages the compliance inspections and sampling of industrial users. Schedules and coordinates with contract laboratory services for the sampling and analysis of industrial user compliance testing.
Prepares Monthly/Quarterly/Annual IP Reports to clients and regulatory agencies (state/EPA). Prepares industrial wastewater discharge permits. Prepares industrial user enforcement actions for implementation by the City. Prepares monthly industrial surcharges. Evaluates testing and inspection data for compliance. Attends IP Audits conducted by regulatory agencies. Supervises the maintenance of user records and monitoring data. Keeps abreast of regulatory changes and interprets local, state, and federal regulations and implements the regulatory requirements.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, wastewater operator training/experience and or laboratory training/experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret City Ordinances, Discharge Permits, State and Federal Codes, Technical Manuals and Journals. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamental mathematics. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to grasp mechanical and chemical industrial concepts and processes. Ability to deal with non- verbal symbolism (formulae, scientific equations, graphs, etc) in more difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Ability to apply principles of logic or scientific thinking to a range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Ability to develop proficiency with sophisticated laboratory apparatus and equipment and ability to calibrate instrumentation. Ability to perform accurate, repeatable work, to correlate data, make logical analysis and interpret laboratory reports and industrial compliance reports.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer software Microsoft Word, Excel spreadsheets, email communications. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and documentation of evidence gathered through facility inspections. Demonstrated ability to effectively present information and to tactfully respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, industrial facility managers and the general public.
  • Ability to adhere to Company policies and procedures and demonstrates proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment), including respirators, gas detectors, confined space equipment, etc.)
  • Must present a professional attitude and appearance at all times. Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record if performing field work.