Supervisor Wastewater / Water Quality & Environmental Compliance

Posted Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: York, PA, US, 17402

Company: American Water Works Company Inc

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About American Water
American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the United States. With a history dating back to 1886, We Keep Life Flowing® by providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people across 14 regulated jurisdictions and 18 military installations. American Water’s 6,500 talented professionals leverage their significant expertise and the company’s national size and scale to achieve excellent outcomes for the benefit of customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders.


As one of the fastest growing utilities in the U.S., American Water expects to invest $30 to $34 billion in infrastructure repairs and replacement, system resiliency and regulated acquisitions over the next 10 years. The company has a long-standing history of executing its core operations, aligned with sustainable best practices, through its commitments to safety, affordability, customer service, protecting the environment, an inclusive workforce and strengthening communities.


American Water has been recognized on the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Indexfor the fifth consecutive year, ranked 18th on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies 2023 List, earned the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act designation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense® Excellence Award, among additional state, local and national recognitions.

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Primary Role

Carries out the day to day management of personnel or multiple operations to continually meet all Water Quality and/or Clean Water Act Requirements. Provides technical support on water quality, treatment, permitting, laboratory management, and regulatory compliance issues. Ensures Company policy on water quality and related environmental matters.

 

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Key Accountabilities

  • Assists local, State and Federal regulatory agencies during inspections. Responds (on-call) to Water Quality problems, taking appropriate corrective action including documentation to advise management.
  • Ensures that customer complaints or inquiries are properly addressed to attempt to resolve any issues. Reports on problems and issues regarding Water Quality and standards. 
  • Assures that policies, programs, standards of performance and approved objectives related to water quality are adhered to. 
  • Assists in the procurement of treatment chemicals and manages receipt of chemical supplies to assure adequate supply along with monitoring equipment, chemical feeds, etc. to ensure standards are maintained. Assists with training of plant operating staff, field services and other water quality personnel in treatment practices and environmental initiatives. 
  • Supports water quality activities related to the Environmental Management Program to ensure compliance with SDWA/CWA regulations are continually met. 
  • Plan, prepare and control the portion of the financial plan related to area of responsibility. 
  • Conduct special projects and prepare reports.
  • On-call duties after hours and weekends
     

Knowledge/Skills

  • Strong working knowledge of water and/or wastewater treatment. Thorough knowledge of water quality and environmental regulations affecting the business.
  • Detail oriented 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) experience

Experience/Education

  • Bachelors in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or related discipline
  • Minimum Two (2) to four (4) years experience in water, and/or wastewater, and laboratory operations.

Travel Requirements

  • 0-10%

Certifications & Licenses

•    DEP Class A Wastewater license preferred
•    Valid driver license
 

Work Environment

  • Laboratory Environment
  • Wastewater facility
     

Competencies

Develops Talent
Drives Engagement
Decision Quality
Plans, Aligns, & Directs
Prioritizes & Role Models Safety
Self-Awareness

 

 

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Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster