WSSCWater, one of the nation’s largest water and resource recovery utilities in the nation, seeks Wastewater Plant Superintendentsto plan, direct and manage the overall long-term operation and maintenance of one or more large wastewater treatment plants and related remote facilities. The Wastewater Plant Superintendent is responsible for ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local regulations applicable to the managed facilities.
Plans, organizes and directs the activities of one or more major wastewater treatment plants and related remote facilities
Initiates and participates in long-range planning, engineering, testing, acceptance and transition to routine operation and maintenance of capital improvement projects for existing and future treatment plants and remote facilities
Confers with supervisors and staff; analyzes, evaluates and makes determinations concerning plant operations and maintenance
Reviews plant operating data to make operational and maintenance decisions which require immediate action
Approves design and make equipment/process modifications
Sets priorities for repairs and modifies procedures to adjust for non-operating equipment
Performs operational review of plans and specifications for new plants, expansions and process modifications
Responsible and legally accountability for the effective operation, maintenance and management of all aspects of a major wastewater treatment plant
Minimally, a qualified Wastewater Plant Superintendent, will have:
BS degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a related discipline
10+ years’ experience in a specific program area such as environmental, water and wastewater utility operations and/or maintenance
3+ years of management/supervisory experience
Comprehensive knowledge of the contemporary concepts, principles, methods and practices in the field of civil, mechanical, electrical and process control engineering related to water or wastewater plant and/or remote facility design, operations and maintenance
Thorough knowledge of the equipment, processes, materials, and operations and maintenance practices of a modern wastewater treatment plant
Basic knowledge of budgeting and financial management
Must possess a valid driver’s license with no more than 4 points
Must currently possess, or obtain within 30 days, a Maryland Board of Waterworks & Waste System’s Temporary Operators Certification for the facility assigned
Preferably, the ideal candidate will also possess graduate-level coursework in Engineering, Business Administration, Management, or a related discipline.
WSSC is one of the nation's largest water and wastewater utilities in the nation. Headquartered in Laurel, Maryland, WSSC serves nearly 1.8 million commercial and residential customers in Prince George's and Montgomery counties.