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Wastewater Shift Supervisor- San Diego, CA in San Diego, CA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

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Job Description


This is an exciting time to consider a career with Veolia, a growing company that offers unique opportunities. Veolia is proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.  In addition to protecting you and your family’s health and well-being, we offer important financial benefits to include a sign on bonus and many additional perks including a collaborative team environment and the opportunity to work for a company that is making our world a better place! 

Job Summary:
  • The Shift Supervisor directs and manages the wastewater treatment operations and processes on a rotating shift to ensure safe continuity of operations, the execution of proper technical procedures and management policies that result in cost-effective VW contract compliance and compliance with all applicable permits and regulations.

Job Requirements

  • Possession of a valid Grade 4 WWTP Operator Certification from the California SWRCB that has been in effect a minimum of one (1) year at the time the proposal is submitted in response to this requirement.

Education/Experience Background:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in wastewater, environmental sciences or related field preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Ability Characteristics:
  • A minimum three (3) years of experience as an on-site Grade III Shift Supervisor for activated sludge with aeration tanks wastewater treatment facilities of equal or greater size and complexity, or a minimum of three (3) years of experience at the SBIWTP.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in the maintenance and operations of activated sludge with aeration tanks facilities.
  • Knowledge and skills in the processes and methods of wastewater treatment, biosolids handling programs, air emissions systems and standards, laboratory standard methods for water and wastewater operations and maintenance procedures for related equipment.
  • Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local laws pertaining to wastewater treatment facility with a NPDES permit.
  • Ability to handle emergency situations with proper training.
  • Ability to provide first aid, CPR and use SCBA equipment.
  • Strong mechanical and technical aptitude.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with client, public and employees.
  • Excellent management and organizational skills are also required.
  • Ability to operate within a team atmosphere including direction of staff assigned to Shift Supervisor's work shifts.
  • Ability to operate computer, typewriter and other office machines as needed.  Skills in Microsoft Office Suite and SCADA systems.
  • Strong basic mathematics and computer skills.
  • Ability to work a 10 hour shift schedule which may involve night and weekend work.


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