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American Water Field Operations Supervisor in Sinking Springs, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania American Water is looking to add a Supervisor of Field Operations to their dynamic team! Work at our /Sinking Spring/ location for countless opportunities to build relationships with leaders in all corners of the business!

If you're looking for outstanding career growth and want to work for a company with purpose, apply today for immediate consideration!

  • Primary Role*

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of water plant(s), operations and/or distribution systems in accordance with Company policies and procedures and all applicable governmental laws and regulations.

  • This position may require rotational on-call shifts.

  • Key Accountabilities*

  • Assist with preparing and controlling local construction, operations, and maintenance within established budget limitations. (10%)

  • Establish a program that will ensure all EPA Partnership for Safe Water Goals will be met on a period-by-period basis. (10%)

  • Ensure local water and/or wastewater operations meet the required standards and are in compliance with regulatory targets. (10%)

  • Supervise the implementation of standards, targets, policies, and plans to ensure the continuing and increasing operational efficiency, effectiveness, and profitability. (10%)

  • Ensure that operational integrity (quality, environment, reliability, health, safety, security, etc.) is maintained. (10%)

  • Develop and direct cost effective solutions to meet customers’ expectations and technical requirements and to encourage best practice and innovation throughout all operational areas. (10%)

  • Implement effective reporting processes. Provide analysis and support to Production and/or Network Director with information required for various reports, budgets, and business plans.

  • Implement and foster the coaching and development of employees, including idea generation, within respective functional areas.

  • Ensure effective people management policies and practices are developed and implemented (e.g., time and attendance, workforce management, etc.) and ensure resources are developed and deployed appropriately.

  • Continue to reinforce the importance of developing a diverse workforce. Support the Business Development function in the operational analysis pricing and integration of water and wastewater business opportunities in both the regulated and non-regulated markets.

  • Work collaboratively with other functional leads to mitigate business risks.

  • Implement effective communications at all levels of our operations.

  • Provide effective leadership that will enhance our abilities to be flexible to changing business environments.

  • Contribute to effective communication by listening and providing constructive feedback; supporting the creation of an open and honest work environment; cascading and sharing knowledge and information relevant to other members of the team and colleagues across the business. (40%)

  • Knowledge/Skills*

  • Knowledge of the regulated water business within the region and the regulations impacting the business as well as applicable regulations, requirements, and trends within water/wastewater business.

  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures and management theories, practices, and trends, expert knowledge of process and operational areas.

  • Experience/Education*

/ Experience:/

  • 3-5 years experience in supervising operational areas and operating units, and managing and meeting performance targets required.

/ Education:/

  • 2 year or 4 year degree in operational discipline, management, or related technical discipline or equivalent required.

  • Travel Requirements*

  • 10% local travel

  • Shift/Schedule*

  • Monday - Friday, 7:00AM to 3:30PM

  • On-call as needed.

  • Licenses/Certifications*

  • Class A-E Water Treatment License preferred or the ability to obtain.

  • Competencies*

  • Prioritizes & Role Models Safety

  • Self-Awareness

  • Develops Talent

  • Plans, Aligns, & Directs

  • Drives Engagement

  • Decision Quality

  • Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing*™

  • American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants* based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.