Supvr WQ & Env Compliance at Illinois American Water in Alton, Illinois

Posted in Management 29 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, 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.  To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.



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.




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. (60%) Assures that policies, programs, standards of performance and approved objectives related to water quality are adhered to. (10%) 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. (10%) Supports water quality activities related to the Environmental Management Program to ensure compliance with SDWA/CWA regulations are continually met. (10%) Plan, prepare and control the portion of the financial plan related to area of responsibility. (5%) Conduct special projects and prepare reports. (5%)




Knowledge/Skills


Strong working knowledge of water and/or wastewater treatment. Thorough knowledge of water quality and environmental regulations affecting the business.




Experience/Education


Experience:

Minimum Two (2) to four (4) years experience in water, and/or wastewater, and laboratory operations.

Education:

Bachelors




Work Environment


Laboratory Environment




Travel Requirements


Must hold valid Driver’s License.




Other


Must be able to distinguish colors to conduct testing using normal colorimetric methods.




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.