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Assistant Project Manager

Company: Veolia
Location: Mapleton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Veolia is the world's leading environmental services company with -179,000 employees globally and a 160-year history. We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for cities, governments, campuses, businesses, and industries.

Job Description

Assists with the planning, organization and management of the daily operations, maintenance and testing of a processing system. Ensures compliance with established environmental, safety, operating, and emergency response procedures. Maintains ongoing client interface appropriate to the Project to keep client informed and enhance client relations.

  • Assists the Project Manager in the daily operation and maintenance of a water and wastewater system and ensures compliance with operational, QA/QC, safety, environmental, and performance metrics. Typically works with Operations, Maintenance and/or Lab Supervisors to ensure that plant resources are
    being utilized to achieve project objectives.
    • Assists the Project Manager the human resource functions of the facility or unit including hiring and firing, salary and job change actions, and coaching and counseling team. Works with HSE and training team to ensure that all personnel receive safety and process training. Coaches and counsels managers, supervisors and leads to improve technical skills, supervisory, interpersonal and problem resolution skills. Works to identify and provide opportunities for team to learn new skills and techniques.
    • Reviews and evaluates water/wastewater reports, records, logs, and graphs to confirm adequacy of present and projected water/wastewater needs. Ensures that uniform monitoring and recordkeeping are performed facility-wide.
    • Prepares reports as directed concerned with chemical and bacteriological analyses of water for administrative purposes and regulatory agencies.
    • Participates and supports Project Manager in client meetings as needed, and helps to handle resolution of client service problems in a professional manner. Assists with the preparation and/or review of reports to regulatory agencies and assists with public relations duties as necessary.
    • Works with Project Manager to develop site specific or functional goals and activities required to meet overall business objectives. Maintains standards, guidelines and procedures. Identifies needed process improvements, evaluates new concepts, technologies and practices; recommends and helps implement approved improvements.
    • Assists Project Manager in developing site objectives that align with Area Manager and assists managers and supervisors in developing goals and activities in their respective areas in order to meet overall business objectives.
    • Regularly identifies, evaluates, recommends and helps implement approved improvements to improve utility reliability, regulatory compliance and/or cost effectiveness.
    • Evaluates employee performance, matches abilities and job requirements and capitalizes on talents to effectively meet business objectives. Ensures that business initiatives and progress toward goals are effectively communicated to employees.
    • Proactively manage safety, plant appearance and environmental issues and ensures compliance with Federal and State standards including Hazardous Waste Disposal and Air Quality Standards. Ensures that issues are identified and addressed and elevated if necessary in a timely manner.
    • Works with Project Manager and Department Managers to maintain an up-to-date plan of action to be taken in the event of emergencies such as machine, equipment or power failure. Helps manages emergencies in an effective manner.
    • Supports capital and facility improvement plans as required. Interacts with facility owner, engineers and other consultants, coordinates with contractors as needed.
      Qualifications
      • Three to five years progressive lead and/or supervisory experience within a related
        environment with thorough knowledge of industry methods, techniques, principles, and

        practices. May require knowledge of particular specialty.
        • Demonstrated leadership ability with an understanding of Human Resources / Relations
          principles.
          • Knowledge of Process / Operations Management, QA/QC procedures, Safety, Environmental
            and Facilities / Capital
            • Equipment Management.
            • Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve conflicting
              priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment.
              • Demonstrated ability to diagnose process problems and manage remedial action.
              • Demonstrated effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills in order to
                interface with and motivate all levels of personnel.
                • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete and easily understood written
                  communications and reports.
                  • Strong PC skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database software and
                    the ability to optimize the use of technology and systems to communicate, manage budget

                    and to streamline processes and increase efficiency.
                    • Familiarity with maintenance, operation, and regulatory reporting.
                    • Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection
                      Equipment).
                      • Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the
                        Company's Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.
                        • Valid Driver's license and safe driving record.
                        • Illinois EPA class K for the waste water plant @ Caterpillar Mapleton IL
                        • Chief Operator In Charge listed for the Caterpillar Mapleton IL waste water plant for nodes compliance.
                        • IDPH operator certification for the plant potable water non communal non transient potable water supply.
                        • Illinois EPA class K certificate for the Caterpillar waste water plant in Mapleton IL
                        • Chief operator In Charge status for the Caterpillar waste water plant Mapleton IL. (our client environmental engineer will solicit this change for their npdes permit once the class K is obtained)
                        • IDPH operator certificate for our potable water plant pwsid permit @ Caterpillar Mapleton IL.
                          About Veolia

                          Additional Information

                          Veolia offers the most complete range of environmental solutions to meet the challenges of cities, governments, campuses, businesses and industries. Our network of talent and hands-on know-how is unique and unrivaled.

                          We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for more than 550 communities and more than 30,000 businesses, campuses and organizations throughout North America.

                          We are an Equal Opportunity Employer!

                          All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

                          As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

                          We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Veolia, Peoria , Assistant Project Manager, Executive , Mapleton, Illinois

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