Wastewater Manager in Hagåtña at PAE

Date Posted: 7/15/2020

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Job Description

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Wastewater Manager

Essential Functions

  • Performs independent research to optimize performance of wastewater treatment processes
  • Reviews and interprets plant, collection, and distribution system operating data to identify process problems and recommends operational solutions to the problems
  • Performs operational inspections of treatment, collection, and distribution facilities to determine compliance with WSSC standards and state and federal regulations
  • Monitors plant operations and environmental conditions to ensure compliance with federal, state and local permits and regulations and reports instances of non-compliance
  • Directs the operations, maintenance and programming of the digital process control system equipment and IT networks equipment
  • Coordinates plant treatment process control testing and proper calibration of on-line analytical equipment
  • Manages the development, modification and maintenance of the facility’s data management system for operational data, engineering plans and specifications
  • Evaluates the training needs for staff, arranges and administers training, assists with new employee orientation and assists operators preparing for the State of Maryland Operator’s License examination
  • Reviews and updates standard operating procedures for plant systems and ensures accurate operational records are maintained
  • Manages the operation and maintenance of associated off-site pumping stations and off site facilities
  • Supervises and directs plant engineers, civil engineers, first line supervisors, engineering assistants and interns assigned to the facility
  • Compiles plant data to generate reports in compliance with state and federal regulations for reporting
  • Reviews plans and specifications to help develop plant related designs, recommend equipment upgrades and process modifications
  • Reviews state and federal permits for the facility to maintain compliance, assist with permit renewals or modifications and facilitates inspections for compliance
  • Monitors all pertinent occupational, health and safety regulations and ensures compliance with all local, state, and federal requirements and facilitates inspections for compliance
  • Prepares and revises chemical, material, and service contract specifications, reviews bids, recommends awarding of contracts, and acts as project manager representative of contracts
  • Prepares new contracts and/or revises existing ones, reviews bids, recommends awarding of contracts, and acts as a Project Manager or the Project Manager’s representative (COTR) of contracts
  • Keeps current with industry metering and measuring equipment; evaluates the need for new equipment to maintain plant proficiency and procures materials, tools, chemicals and equipment as required for the plant
  • Reviews and performs analysis with various plant and process operating costs for economic comparisons to facilitate proposed plant modifications and staffing requirements
  • Recommends allocation of budgeted funds and requests approval for major expenditures, authorizes petty cash outlays and payment requests upon approval, and initiates field purchase orders
  • Assists with preparing the annual fiscal budget reports and various financial monthly and annual reports; participates in the long-range planning, organization and direction of activities relating to the operation and improvements to the plants and collection facilities/distribution facilities to maximize performance while minimizing cost and environmental impact
  • Administers an employee safety program and protection plan, investigates accidents and prepares accident reports
  • Supervises employees including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and/or termination or recommending termination

Other Functions

  • Conducts plant tours, develops plant overviews, informational brochures, and historical summaries and presents technical papers and presentations
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Work Environment And Physical Demands

Work primarily performed in a plant environment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of sound engineering principles and practices
  • Ability to use solid professional engineering judgment and operating practices associated with wastewater treatment/collection facilities with the ability to manage same
  • Considerable knowledge of the machines, equipment, materials and construction practices
  • Ability to make engineering computations, estimates, and designs; able to review and interpret engineering plans and specifications
  • Ability to supervise the work of others
  • Ability to prepare and present engineering and administrative reports verbally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships

Minimum Education, Experience Requirements

  • At a minimum the Wastewater Systems Manager shall be a registered professional engineer licensed by a U.S. state or territory with a minimum of five years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of wastewater systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering or other related discipline

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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