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Operations Supervisor

Company name
Enovity Inc

Wantagh, NY, United States

Employment Type

Operations, Manager, Environmental, Engineering

Posted on
Jun 16, 2022

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Job Description

Company Description Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tons of waste. Veolia Environment (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021.

Job Description


In coordination with Plant Manager the incumbent will be responsible for providing the day to day oversight of department staff, shift operations, trouble shoot equipment problems and generate work orders as needed,  as well as providing operational, commercial and personnel leadership to the plant shift operating teams to maintain efficient and cost effective facility operations while maintaining compliance with all Corporate and Regulatory environmental, health and safety rules and requirements.


Supervises a staff of Plant Operators – trainees, 1A licensed Operators, 2A licensed Operators and 3A licensed Operators and directs their daily duties in accordance with the requirements of the Plant.

Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of Responsibilities:

Work with other plant departments, Engineering, and contractors to coordinate projects

Lead and guide shift crews to monitor all facets of plant operations and incoming data

Manage, evaluate, schedule, and develop the O&M staff and always ensure adequate staffing

Provides leadership and directing in response to alarms and abnormal conditions and lead emergency response actions

Independently evaluates and/or supervises the evaluation of the operation, maintenance and performance of wastewater treatment facilities, processes, systems, and equipment

Reviews and supervises implementation of system improvements including analyzing and optimizing existing system designs and operating parameters, supervising performance testing and troubleshooting and resolving complex operational, equipment and instrumentation problems.

Reviews designs and constructed facilities and makes and approves recommendations for operational improvements.

Oversees construction management personnel in implementing changes required during facilities upgrades and startup, supervises the work of operational services, treatment plant construction personnel in startup and initial operation of new or upgraded wastewater treatment facilities, processes, systems, and equipment

Participate in the development and compliance of operating policies ensuring compliance to all environmental and safety rules

Complete reports which document plant status, equipment, operating data, and operational events

Collect data on unplanned outages and make recommendations to minimize the probability of similar events

Serves as the real-time shift interface with the Commercial Group with respect to plant operations, outages, fuel, generations schedules.

Perform Issuer and Verifier functions utilizing the approved Lock Out/Tag Out systems to help ensure that safe systems are always in place

Manage Department contract deliverables and scheduling

Responsible for ordering of materials and supplies

Ensures all equipment and processes are well maintained and functioning properly

Ensure that workstations and Treatment plant facilities are in clean and safe in accordance with all regulatory requirements.

Maintain proper operational documents and records

Assure work is performed in a safe and professional manner by following all corporate and regulatory policies, procedures, and emergency response procedures.

Operates equipment and processes manually and through instrument control panels. 

Work weekends, holidays, and be on-call on a rotating basis/schedule as needed.        

Respond to emergencies, work additional hours to complete required tasks as/and when needed

Operate company and client owned vehicles

Carries out other duties as assigned

Essential Functions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this include close vision and distance vision.

Work is performed both inside and outside with exposure to all kinds of weather conditions.  Incumbent may be occasionally exposed to some noise, silica, dust, fumes, smoke, gases, greases, oils, electrical energy, solvents, and vibrations.  Incumbent may work on slippery/uneven surfaces, around machinery with moving parts, moving objects/vehicles, and ladder/scaffolding, below ground and may be exposed to water and other liquid materials



High School diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience) in Environmental Science, Engineering, Biology/Laboratory, or related fields preferred.

Can be substituted for Trade School/Military Service or Technical School

Valid NYS Driver’s license and the ability to meet risk management guidelines

Possess a valid NY State Grade 3A Wastewater Treatment License, 4A license desired.

Work Experience Needed:

Advanced/Upper-Level 10 years’ experience in Wastewater Treatment plant O&M holding mid-level certification 

5 years of experience working in a position of Secondary Lead/Chief Operator holding upper-level certification

10 years of experience required working in the Wastewater Treatment or related field

Experience with automated purchasing, maintenance systems, project contract administration in the water/wastewater utilities industry is preferred.

Special Skills/Abilities Needed:

No physical restrictions that would prevent them from performing physical labor

Excellent reading, math, writing, scientific, and verbal communication skills

Excellent organizational, scheduling, and prioritizing skills and abilities

Ability to read and interpret data from maps, engineering drawings, blueprints, gauges and graphs

Ability to understand/execute written and oral instructions, read/understand complex technical instructions

Ability to read, interpret, and record data from meters, gauges, scales, panels, and computer consoles

Ability to interpret service manuals and drawings and write SOPs

Excellent troubleshooting/problem solving skills, provides input for corrective actions and implements corrective actions as needed

Proficient in Windows, MS Office Suite, OPS, EAM & CMMS, and other computer-based systems

Working knowledge of computerized PLC/SCADA systems, DCS control systems, computerized operating data acquisition and historical trending systems

Working knowledge and skills of equipment specific to departmental needs and requirements

Knowledge of and ability to perform standard laboratory sampling, testing, and documenting and maintaining all related records and reports

Knowledge of normal and abnormal process and equipment conditions and capable of taking appropriate, safe actions

Ability to operated complex controls, processes, and equipment

Knowledge of wastewater treatment plant equipment and processes

Knowledge of wastewater treatment plant regulations, requirements & reporting

Knowledge of proper Environmental, Health and Safety policies, procedures, and requirements

Must be capable of being assigned in responsible charge of the facility with the ability to react to unplanned events

Must have the ability to maintain effective working relations w/management, supervisors, and staff

Must have the ability to make decisions with no supervision

Proven ability to successfully manage time and prioritize work

Must be able to communicate well w/individuals at all skill, knowledge, and experience levels

Must be able to lead by example, lead, train, and mentor all staff and team support personnel

Must have the ability to lead department/team effectively in all situations under any conditions

Must be able to work closely with local contractors and vendors

Must be able to work as a team in a teamwork-oriented environment.

Must be safety conscious and able to work independently with no supervision.

Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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