Responsible for providing overall support to the operations teams well as serving as the direct responsible charge (DRC) for wastewater collection, treatment and disposal systems and/or water treatment and distribution systems.
Provides management and supervision to departmental staff: a) Assigns duties and responsibilities, and ensures employees receive instruction/training needed to complete job responsibilities, b) Reviews work for thoroughness and accuracy, and provides specific instructions to employees on completion of tasks/responsibilities, c) Ensures that employees are aware of and adhere to all company policies and procedures, and conveys all senior management communications and directives, d) Conducts performance appraisals, completing performance appraisal documentation and meeting with employees to provide feedback; creates and follows through with employee development plans, e) Monitors performance as appropriate, providing mentoring/guidance to assist in employee development, f) Determines the most effective method for assigning responsibilities and duties to employees in the department; maintains job descriptions, procedures and other documentation related to organization of job.
Provides leadership and direction to assigned employees: a) Assigns tasks and schedules activities for employees, b) Leads group discussions, problem solving and project activities, c) Prepares and schedules approved projects in advance, d) Work with employees to improve performance and support disciplinary procedures implemented by the supervisor/manager, e) Coordinates and oversees subcontractors.
Provides administrative support: a) Reviews and approves invoices, purchase requests, and timesheets, b) Reviews contracts and proposals, c) Assists in the budget of contract price proposals, d) Assists with financial report reviews, e) Oversees collection system records and reports.
Prepares key organizational and financial documents: a) Prepares project schedules, b) Prepares and submits various operational reports as required by the Operations Manager, c) Prepares internal estimates for non-routine work, d) Ensures invoices are prepared and provided to accounting, e) Coordinates with other supervisors on estimates for non-routine work, f) Assists in creating annual budgets and assists in future budgets, g) Reviews monthly P&L and provides financial variance analysis reports to clients, h) Follows-up on outstanding invoices.
Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of equipment and operating devices as necessary based on staffing: a) Creates preventative maintenance schedule for equipment to ensure performance, b) Operates and services the aerator system and blowers, filtration system and chemical metering systems, c) Operates and maintains the centrifugal fan, pre-treatment devices, solids handling and aeration equipment of various treatment processes, d) Understands different treatment processes in either water or wastewater disciplines and equipment, e) Performs modifications to treatment processes and equipment in either water or wastewater discipline, f) Drains and cleans tanks or basins, g) Calibrates and tests routine lab equipment, h) Performs preventative maintenance on equipment, lubricates, changes oil, and makes running repairs and adjustments to machinery and equipment, i) Paints equipment, buildings and other plant structures, including touch-ups and/or corrosion control/prevention, j) Performs general yard work and grounds maintenance, maintains neat and clean appearance at all facilities.
Responsible for the performing physical and chemical tests as necessary based on staffing: a) Collects and tests fecal or total coliform samples, b) Conducts evaluations to identify sample content as needed per facility and DOH, EPA, contract and process control monitoring, c) Maintains and reviews operational process control data for process optimization in water or wastewater.
Must possess or be able to obtain via reciprocity Grade IV Hawaii Wastewater Treatment License.
Possess general work-related skills at a level consistent with completion of a high school program or equivalent, including written and verbal communication skills, computational and computer skills, and mathematical knowledge. Possess knowledge of the practices and procedures used in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment and pumping plant equipment and the various types of wastewaters and associated problems and processes at a level expected of a State of Hawaii Grade IV WWTP or Grade II WTP Operator. Possess knowledge of sampling methods and the physical and chemical tests used in treatment plant control, hazards and safety practices involved in working around high voltage equipment and moving machinery, process quality control requirements and remedial measures in dealing with process malfunctions and emergencies, at a level expected of a State of Hawaii Grade IV WWTP or Grade II WTP Operator. Possess knowledge of practices and procedures used in the operation, maintenance and repair of equipment. Possess knowledge of practices and procedures used in the preventive maintenance, rehabilitation and repair of wastewater collection systems, and types and uses of collection system equipment. Possess knowledge of state, federal and local regulations pertaining to wastewater and related safety topics.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
About Aqua Engineers, Inc.
AQUA ENGINEERS, INC., has an unsurpassed record for providing a complemented array of high quality water and wastewater services in Hawaii. During more than 30 years of planned Company growth and diversification, we have developed a reputation for providing a broad spectrum of services while still maintaining high standards for quality and customer service.