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Assistant Project Manager

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Richmond
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionVeolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 179,000 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, preserveavailable resources, and replenish them. In 2020, the Veolia group supplied 95 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 43 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 47 million metric tons of waste.Job DescriptionAssists with the planning, organization and management of the daily operations and maintenance. Ensures -compliance with established environmental, safety, operating, and emergency response procedures. Maintains -ongoing client interface appropriate to the project to keep client informed and enhance client relations.

  • Assists the Project Manager in the daily operation and maintenance of a wastewater reclamation system and ensures compliance with operational, QA/QC, safety, environmental, and performance metrics.Typically works with Operations and Maintenance to ensure that plant resources are being utilized to -achieve project objectives.
  • Manages preventative and corrective maintenance of facility equipment. Duties include, but are not limited to work scheduling, tracking, inventory management, and contractor management.
  • Assists the Project Manager with human resource functions of the facility or unit including hiring, salary and job change actions, and coaching/counseling in conjunction with HRBP. Works with HSE and training team to ensure that all personnel receive safety and process training. Coaches and counsels team members to improve technical, supervisory, interpersonal, and problem resolution skills. Works to identify and provide opportunities for team to learn new skills and techniques.
  • Reviews and evaluates facility reports, records, logs, and graphs to confirm adequacy of present and projected water/wastewater needs. Ensures that uniform monitoring and recordkeeping are performed facility wide.
  • Prepares reports as directed concerned with chemical analyses of water for administrative purposes and regulatory agencies.
  • Participates and supports Project Manager in client meetings as needed and helps to handle resolution of client service problems in a professional manner. Assists with the preparation and/or review of reports to regulatory agencies and assists with public relations duties as necessary.
  • Works with Project Manager to develop site specific or functional goals and activities required to meet overall business objectives. Maintains standards, guidelines, and procedures. Identifies needed process improvements, evaluates new concepts, technologies, and practices; recommends and helps implement approved improvements.
  • Assists Project Manager in developing site objectives that align with Area Manager and assists managers and supervisors in developing goals and activities in their respective areas to meet overall business objectives.
  • Regularly identifies, evaluates, recommends, and helps implement improvements to reliability, regulatory compliance and/or cost effectiveness.
  • Evaluates employee performance, matches abilities and job requirements, and capitalizes on talents to -effectively meet business objectives. Ensures that business initiatives and progress toward goals are effectively communicated to employees.
  • Proactively manages safety, plant appearance and environmental issues, and ensures compliance with Federal and State standards including Hazardous Waste Disposal and Air Quality Standards. Ensures that issues are identified, addressed, and elevated as appropriate in a timely manner.
  • Works with Project Manager and the local operations team to maintain an up-to-date plan of action to be taken in the event of emergencies such as machine, equipment, or power failure. Helps manage emergencies in a safe and effective manner.
  • Supports capital and facility improvement plans as required. Interacts with facility owner, engineers and other consultants, and coordinates with contractors as needed.
  • Fulfills facility operations and maintenance, and other duties as assigned to ensure facility uptime guarantees are met.Qualifications
  • Three to five years progressive lead and/or supervisory experience within a related environment with thorough knowledge of industry methods, techniques, principles, and -practices. Oily produced water, ion exchange, and reverse osmosis experience strongly preferred.
  • High school or GED with the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, -process, safety, and quality instructions) and be able to carry out verbal and written -instructions.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with an understanding of Human Resources / Relations -principles.
  • Knowledge of Process and Operations Management, QA/QC procedures, Safety, Environmental, and Facilities management.
  • Equipment maintenance management.
  • Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve conflicting priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose process problems and manage remedial action.
  • Demonstrated effective communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills to interface with and motivate all levels of personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete, and easily understood written communications and reports.
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database software, and the ability to optimize the use of technology and systems to communicate, manage, and budget, and to streamline processes efficiency.
  • Familiarity with maintenance, operation, and regulatory reporting.
  • Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection -Equipment).
  • Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the -Company's Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.
  • Valid Driver's license and safe driving record.
    • Ability to work outdoors in hot, cold, and inclement weather conditions.
    • Available to provide site support in an on-call capacity.
    • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders.
    • Ability to wear required personal protective equipment.Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Richmond , Assistant Project Manager, Executive , Richmond, California

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