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Suez-Na Project Manager in Hingham, Massachusetts

WE'RE LOOKING FORProject Manager

Employment typeRegular / Permanent

Location

900 Main St

Hingham, MASSACHUSETTS, 2043

United States

Reference Numberreq24074

Who we are?With 90,000 people on five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management solutions that enable cities and industries optimize their resource management and strengthen their environmental and economic performances.

SUEZ in North America operates across all 50 states and Canada with 6,700 employees dedicated to environmental sustainability and smart and sustainable resource management. The company provides drinking water, wastewater and waste collection service to 6.4 million people on a daily basis; treats over 600 million gallons of water and over 450 million gallons of wastewater each day; delivers water treatment and advanced network solutions to 16,000 industrial and municipal sites; processes 55,000 tons of waste for recycling; and rehabilitates and maintains water assets for more than 4,000 municipal and industrial customers. The company is a subsidiary of Paris-based SUEZ.

Who are we looking for?

Education/Equivalent:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Science, Civil, Environmental, or

Sanitary Engineering preferred. Equivalent experience in related fields with strong understanding of

local governments and contracting of local services acceptable.

Master’s Degree in

Engineering or MBA, preferred.

Formal training in the development, deployment, and use of Management

Control & Reporting Systems (MCRS)

MA Certifications in Water Treatment (4T) and Water Distribution (3D) or

an ability to obtain through testing or reciprocity within 6 months.

MA Backflow Inspection and Surveyor Certifications or, an ability to

obtain through testing or reciprocity within 12 months.

Valid driver’s license in state of residence is required

and must meet risk management guidelines.

Work Experience

Needed:

Minimum fifteen years combined experience as Project

Manager/ Operations Manager/Director in a Water Utility, Consulting

Engineering, Construction Management, Program Management, or Facilities

Management organization with a minimum of ten years of supervisory experience

managing Technical/Operational employees and complex activities.

Strong knowledge of municipal water industry issues

including regulatory, financing and inter-local government management

agreements.

Special

Skills/Abilities Needed:

Familiarity and adherence to all environmental and safety

compliance regulations.

Excellent skills in leadership, team building, internal

& external communications, change management, and training and mentoring of

managers and supervisors.

Strong skills in preparing client proposals, bid and/or

contract amendments for governmental agencies, with an emphasis on public

works.

Strong experience in managing contracts including

negotiations, resolving conflictsand preparing and negotiating change orders.

Ability to develop and submit complex proposals for

municipal and government organizations.

Ability to develop and implement a project level

Strategic Vision and plan.

Strong skills in working with client to develop new

business, negotiate contracts, prepare capital plans, and manage regulatory

reviews.

Working knowledge of water treatment methods, distribution

system operations and maintenance, utility accounting systems and procedures, and

engineering principles as related to water treatment and distribution

facilities.

Short and long term planning skills.

Strong financial acumen with ability to review and

recommend annual budgets and report variances.

Strong interpersonal skills to effectively relate and

interact with elected officials, regulators, and media.

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel,

Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Proficient knowledge of United Water and other project

management systems including Peoplesoft 9.2, Hyperion, HachWIMS, CMMS

(HyperWeb), Cross connection management system (TOKAY), Water Account

Management (CUSI), Intelex and MA-DEP online reporting systems.

What will you be doing?

Summary:

This position is

responsible for working with the project staff, Regional Manager and Area

Manager to provide quality water services to the Towns of Hingham, Hull and

North Cohasset, MA under a long-term service contract. Project delivery must be accomplished in

accordance with SUEZ’s commitment to Superior Client/Customer Service,

motivated and trained employees, and business efficiency. The position is

responsible for full compliance with SUEZ’s contractual responsibilities,

safety and environmental compliance goals using the full resources of the

company to maintain the superior client/customer loyalty and excellent

relationship. Position will coordinate

and leverage the efforts of SUEZ’s support functions – Technical Services,

Finance & Due Diligence, Legal, Human Resources, and Operations Management to

execute annual project deliverables.

Dimensions /

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The

position requires extensive knowledge of the management and operation of the

water treatment facilities and distribution systems. The system includes 1

resevoir,11active wells, and 1 emergency

well. a water treatment plant, 2 storage tanks, distribution system and full

customer service, billing and collections for approximately13,196 residential

and commercial customers.

This

position will interact with the client on a daily basis and be responsible for

supervision and management of 15 FTEs including 1 APM, 1 Office , 2 Customer

Service Rep, 1 Meter Reader, 5 O& M Technicians 1 maintenance tech and 4

service techs. The position will require attendance at Town meetings as

requested. This responsibility includes the development of an extensive monthly

report detailing current collections status and trends as well as deliverables

and other system information.

The position will

coordinate internal SUEZ resources to support the Town in addressing emerging

EPA contaminants (UCMR4) and helping develop solutions and proposals for

improvements.

The

position will ensure the implementation of annual deliverables and provide

regular status reports as part of the Monthly Report, including:

Annual Valve Exercising

Hydrant Inspections

Residential Meter Replacement

Backflow Device Testing (System Surveys

Hydrant Painting

Hydrant Flushing Program

Leak Detection (annual)

)Hydrant Replacement

Well Cleaning and Rehabilitation

Tank Cleaning

Tank Inspection

Response and coordination of all

water main breaks and customer complaints

DigSafe “Mark Outs” Summary:

This position is

responsible for working with the project staff, Regional Manager and Area

Manager to provide quality water services to the Towns of Hingham, Hull and

North Cohasset, MA under a long-term service contract. Project delivery must be accomplished in

accordance with SUEZ’s commitment to Superior Client/Customer Service,

motivated and trained employees, and business efficiency. The position is

responsible for full compliance with SUEZ’s contractual responsibilities,

safety and environmental compliance goals using the full resources of the

company to maintain the superior client/customer loyalty and excellent

relationship. Position will coordinate

and leverage the efforts of SUEZ’s support functions – Technical Services,

Finance & Due Diligence, Legal, Human Resources, and Operations Management to

execute annual project deliverables.

Dimensions /

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The

position requires extensive knowledge of the management and operation of the

water treatment facilities and distribution systems. The system includes 1

resevoir,11active wells, and 1 emergency

well. a water treatment plant, 2 storage tanks, distribution system and full

customer service, billing and collections for approximately13,196 residential

and commercial customers.

This

position will interact with the client on a daily basis and be responsible for

supervision and management of 15 FTEs including 1 APM, 1 Office , 2 Customer

Service Rep, 1 Meter Reader, 5 O& M Technicians 1 maintenance tech and 4

service techs. The position will require attendance at Town meetings as

requested. This responsibility includes the development of an extensive monthly

report detailing current collections status and trends as well as deliverables

and other system information.

Nature &

Scope-Principal Areas of Responsibilities:

The Project Manager is responsible for direction of Weir River Water

System to provide high quality water treatment and distribution system services

to the residences, under long-term service contracts between Suez and the Town

ofHingham. To accomplish this goal, the incumbent provides guidance, assistance

and direction to the Assistant Project Manager and Office Suoervisor and

distribution system Supervisor.

The Manager supervises and participates in the preparation and

administration of strategic plans, systems plans, capital plans, marketing

plans, operating plans and revises plans as needed.

The Manager administers corporate, local and state rules and

regulations, which govern operations, water quality, service, safety, etc.

The Manager develops and maintains sound regulatory, governmental,

media, community, customer and employee relations programs.

The Manager, through his/her Leadership Team, trains and develops

employees to assure each employee has the necessary skill sets to accomplish

his/her responsibilities.

Provides client relations including presentations of progress and

special reports, participates in client meetings, conducts client service audit

interviews and professional handling and resolution of client services

concerns, contract interpretation and modification and/or renewal activities.

Aggressively supervises project staff to ensure work is performed in a

safe and professional manner by following established safety, operating and

emergency response procedures.

Ensures uniform monitoring and recordkeeping are performed.

Ensures that safety, process control, and maintenance management

programs and systems are consistently implemented by subordinates and that each

site follows established administrative and maintenance policies and

procedures.

Fosters a productive and positive work environment.

Manages and directs all activities related to Technical Services within

the scope of his/her reporting structure.

Manages the establishment of procedures for maintaining high standards

of operation, product quality, reliability and safety. Determine and enforce,

through direct and functional report groups, productivity, quality and safety

requirements in accordance with company need, based on current local, state and

federal regulations. Evaluate and develop improved techniques for the control

of operations, quality, reliability and safety.

Promotes morale and provides staff with atmosphere of open

communication, innovation and job growth.

Performs related duties as needed and assigned.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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