About Veolia North America
A subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website www.veolianorthamerica.com.
Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement.Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.
The position is responsible for managing and overseeing the provision of water quality and environmental compliance with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act and related state requirements for the Municipal Water Contract Operation facilities operated in the United States of America. It includes the compliance management related to Stormwater, Biosolids, Air emissions and Industrial Pretreatment Program regulations.
The position is responsible for helping to establish and execute strategy with respect to municipal drinking water and wastewater operations including laboratory quality assurance. The individual will work closely with T&P groups and Corporate Technical Support and Operations to ensure continuous improvement.
Primary Duties/Responsibilities:Manage and supervise the Environmental Compliance team.Provide oversight of and support for water quality and environmental compliance across the Operations team.Develop and maintain compliance strategy and action plans for drinking water and wastewater systems, including storm water, biosolids, air emissions and industrial pretreatment programs regulations compliance.Evaluate and understand regulatory trends to manage anticipated risks and business opportunities such as Revised Lead and Copper Rule, PFAS, etc.Support the Business Development team for the development of new offerings related to new environmental compliance requirements and support operations for their implementation.Oversee the use of water quality data management program (Hach WIMS) and of environmental compliance events tracking database (Intelex) and train the WQC staff on their use as required.Develop and maintain the appropriate KPIs, dashboards and reports to monitor water and environmental compliance & the appropriate reporting processes to the regional Senior Leadership and Corporate teams.Develop and maintain relationships with pertinent water industry professionals and environmental regulators (AWWA, WRF, EPA, State, etc.).Develop processes to ensure coordination to share best practices and disseminate appropriate information.Provide technical training on environmental and water quality issues and regulations to appropriate personnel.Conduct environmental and water compliance audits of operations.Provides water quality guidance assistance during water quality emergencies in collaboration with the Process and Engineering team.Support the development and implementation of laboratory quality assurance program and activities.Prepares and validates Department budgets.
Education/Experience/Background:Bachelor Degree - Chemistry, Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science with coursework in Water Treatment.Master's Degree in related field is preferred.10+ years of experience in a related field.Extensive knowledge of wastewater and drinking water regulations.Knowledge in biosolids, air emissions and industrial pretreatment program regulations.Knowledge of laboratory quality assurance is desired.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) across all levels of the company.Management of direct reports.Knowledge of water treatment processes, associated water quality parameters and applicable regulations.Ability to design and interpret bench/pilot testing, water quality sampling protocols, and plant performance testing.Knowledge of laboratory practices and laboratory quality assurance program.Proficiency in utilizing computers, databases and software including but not limited to Google, Hach WIMS or other water quality data management systems.Ability to network with water industry professionals and environmental regulators.Strong leadership skills and ability to use sound judgment to make decisions.Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.Strong mentoring and coaching skills.Analytical thinking in regards to ensuring all regulatory requirements are met especially in times of emergency.
Required Certification/Licenses/Training:Valid Driver's license and safe driving record.Water Operator Licenses are a plus.
Physical Requirements:Main work environment is equivalent to an office environment.Job will require travel to sites and walk through sites and corresponding mobility and ability to travel up to 25% of the time.This job involves working primarily indoors with occasional outdoor site inspections under a variety of weather conditions to participate in system field reconnaissance, inspections, assessments, and equipment installation.
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.
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