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American Water Works Company, Inc.

Supervisor Water Quality & Environrnental Cmpl

American Water Works Company, Inc. - Woodridge, IL

Supervisor Water Quality & Environrnental Cmpl

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Woodridge

Illinois

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. 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.

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

Competencies

Dealing Effectively with Direct Reports

Delegation

Directing Others

Managing / Measuring Work

Planning

Sharing Information

Experience / Education

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

Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree with major in Biology, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Environmental Science or equivalent other environmental area (Microbiology, Environmental Engineering).

Travel Requirements

Must hold valid Driver’s License.

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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.

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Supervisor Water Quality & Environrnental Cmpl American Water Works Company, Inc. - Woodridge, IL, United States

   

Location: Woodridge, IL

Company Profile:
American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States and Canada. The company’s Regulated Businesses segment offers water and wastewater services to approximately 1,500 communities in 16 states. It operates approximately 80 surface water treatment plants; 500 groundwater treatment plants; 1,000 groundwater wells; 100 wastewater treatment facilities; 1,200 treated water storage facilities; 1,300 pumping stations; 87 dams; and 47,000 miles of mains and collection pipes. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Voorhees, New Jersey.