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Sr. Technical Director in Boston, MA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/9/2018

Job Description

The Senior Technical Director will provide technical support to municipal (water) projects and commercial (energy) projects. The Senior Technical Director leads the operational execution for existing municipal and commercial contracts with process, troubleshooting, compliance and training efforts, optimization initiatives and, as appropriate, business development activities to obtain new contracts.
 
• Demonstrated leadership ability with an understanding of Knowledge of Facilities / Capital Equipment Management, QA/QC procedures, Safety, Environmental and Process / Operations Management.
• Possess the ingenuity and initiative required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve conflicting priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment.
• Demonstrated ability to manage projects to an on-schedule completion and within budget.
• Demonstrated the knowledge and abilities in process modeling.
• Demonstrated effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills in order to interface with and motivate all levels of personnel.
• Demonstrated knowledge of water and wastewater regulations as issued by the Federal and State regulatory agencies.
• Demonstrated experience working with technical organizations (e.g. AWWA; WEF) – either on committees or as an officer.
• Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete and easily understood written communications, instructional presentations, and reports.
Education/Experience:
• 8 to 12 year’s progressive experience within operations and maintenance or engineering industries.
• It is highly desirable to have municipal water and/or wastewater treatment experience with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water and wastewater treatment, water distribution, water reuse and wastewater collection, as well as experience in power generation, heating/cooling systems and distribution networks, and combined heat and power (CHP) processes.
• It is highly desirable to have hands-on field experience with a wide range of municipal treatment systems and processes and/or commercial heat/power systems with a focus on troubleshooting and optimization.
• Familiarity with maintenance, operation, regulatory reporting and cost estimating software.
• Knowledge of specific modeling – hydraulic and process modeling programs is also desirable.
• Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Ability: 
• Valid Driver’s license and safe driving record
• Engineering and/or Operator Certification or other equivalent confirmation of specialty skills is highly desirable

• Demonstrated high level of entrepreneurship and creativity
• Must be an effective and proven leader able to form and motivate effective work teams, and able to win trust of senior client management
• Interpersonal skills (e.g. tact/diplomacy, persuasion, cooperation, ability to motivate others)
• Demonstrated ability to lead teams of high-performing individuals in fast-paced, ambiguous, and constantly evolving environment
• Performance and continuous improvement mindset with proven track record of setting ambitious targets and achieving or exceeding targets
• Commercial skills in terms of contract negotiation and management, and financial budgeting, management and reporting at a project level
• Effective problem-solving leader; ability to identify or develop structures or frameworks to solve complex business problems or technical challenges; comfortable with drawing meaning from ambiguous data or information
• Commercial mindset and business acumen; ability to translate ideas into business cases; experience with value pricing or performance-based contracting models a plus
• Exceptional communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; ability to develop and deliver structured and effective presentations to clients at all levels of staff and management
• Strong time and project management skills with demonstrated ability to manage teams against ambitious deliverables and timelines
• Adept at developing project execution plans after thorough discussion with clients.
• Strong PC skills are essential. Must have proven proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites—advanced to expert level with Excel and PowerPoint skills.
• Self-motivated to high performance and ability to work autonomously
• Mobility and ability to travel in excess of 50% required
Education/Experience:
• 8 to 12 year’s progressive experience within operations and maintenance or engineering industries.
• It is highly desirable to have municipal water and/or wastewater treatment experience with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water and wastewater treatment, water distribution, water reuse and wastewater collection, as well as experience in power generation, heating/cooling systems and distribution networks, and combined heat and power (CHP) processes.
• It is highly desirable to have hands-on field experience with a wide range of municipal treatment systems and processes and/or commercial heat/power systems with a focus on troubleshooting and optimization.
• Familiarity with maintenance, operation, regulatory reporting and cost estimating software.
• Knowledge of specific modeling – hydraulic and process modeling programs is also desirable.
• Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.