American Water Senior Superintendent, Water Production in Farmingdale, New Jersey

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs over 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.

Primary Role

Responsible for directing the day-to-day management, development and operation of the production treatment and waste water collection operations for the Coastal North service area of the Company.

Key Accountabilities

  • Programs and directs the efficient and reliable operation, maintenance, protection and appearance of all water supply and waste water collection facilities, impoundments, watersheds, pumping, treatment, booster and storage facilities and properties.

  • Assists in planning and construction of new production facilities in all of Coastal North.

  • Plans, prepares and assures adherence to the Operational Expenses (OPEX) budgets within area of responsibility.

  • Manage employee and labor relations within area of responsibility. May serve as spokesman in union contract negotiations.

  • Prepares, files and maintains reports and records relating to the production of water and operation of waste water collections.

  • Develops a sound organization staffed with able and motivated employees and provides for or trains suitable replacements.

  • Assures that policies, procedures, programs, standards of performance and approved objectives are adhered to and/or achieved including those involving safety, standard operating procedures, affirmative action, community and labor relations.

Knowledge / Skills

  • In depth, vast knowledge and experience with water treatment and waste water collection system operations and applicable engineering and construction concepts.

  • Knowledge of accounting and budgeting principles.

  • Knowledge and understanding of State and Federal Regulations, including the Safe Drinking Water Act, Toxic Catastrophe Prevention Act (TCPA), and Discharge Prevention Containment and Countermeasure (DPCC) regulations.

Competencies

Building Effective Teams

Composure

Hiring and Staffing

Managerial Courage

Motivating Others

Peer Relationships

Experience / Education

  • Requires a Bachelors degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience that provides the knowledge and exposure to water treatment and waste water collection operations, engineering and construction concepts, accounting and budgeting principles and the ability to direct the day-to-day production operations for American Water.

  • Minimum of four (4) years supervisory experience in water or waste water treatment required.

  • Minimum of ten (10) years non-supervisory experience in water or waste water treatment preferred.

  • NJ DEP Water and wastewater treatment licenses are preferred. Will be required to obtain a T2 and C2 license within the time frame allotted by the NJ DEP.

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