JBS USA WASTEWATER SUPERVISOR in Greeley, Colorado
Purpose & Scope: Effectively manages four or more maintenance mechanics/operators. Supervises water-testing samples on a daily basis. Attends meetings as scheduled or called. Supervises, evaluates, and directs personnel on shift in performing operations according to sound operating principles and company policies and procedures. Stimulate maximum safety, efficiency, and productivity, and ensure proper training of staff. Perform other various duties as needed or as assigned.
Principle Responsibilities: List and describe (in order of importance) the specific tasks, assignments, level of discretionary authority and/or functions performed.
Maintain healthy operation of pretreatment equipment
Develop and maintain the chemical and biological treatment strategy for Waste Water Processing
Identify, test and evaluate alternate chemical treatments, aeration strategies and lagoon operating parameters to insure lowest cost treatment plan is used
Responsible for DAF efficiency and personnel
Assist with storm water and air inspections
Accountable for maintaining a compliant, effective and economical wastewater treatment system
Negotiate, with Municipal Waste Water Treatment plant, coordinated strategies to insure lowest overall cost of processing. Reduce charges by understanding and reducing their costs
Assist with the implementation and continuance of the facility’s Environmental Management System in accordance with ISO 14001
Significant active role in the Environmental Sustainability initiative of the facility, including water conservation/waste minimization/energy efficiencies programs
Detect and report defective materials or questionable conditions to the Lead Operation or Manager
Manage all systems involving the collection, treatment, and quality control related to plant wastewaters
Advice plant operations on alternate technologies to conserve water reduce nitrogen absorption into waste streams; reduce solids suspensions in waste streams and control sulfides and other corrosives within water systems
Lead development of wastewater treatment, department budget, and operate within the limits of that budget.
Lead the development of and oversee implementation of wastewater treatment improvement projects consistent with plant and corporate economic objectives
Oversee maintenance practices on all equipment to ensure that the facility is properly maintained
Manage labor practices of direct reports, including hours worked, hiring, firing, and performance development process
Manage labor relations in accordance with plant guidelines and state and federal laws
Review and approve all purchasing in wastewater treatment area
Exposure to various chemicals, machinery and knives
Slippery floors, extreme temperatures and loud noises
High level of interaction with other departments and employees
40+ hours per week, occasionally on weekends
Requirements: Describe necessary knowledge or skills, and type and amount of formal schooling, and work experience normally required to obtain these. Do not describe your own particular background.
- Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Waster Water or similar area of study
Knowledge and Skills:
Must be able to perform: plumbing, minor electrical repairs, equipment and pump repairs
Must be able to read and interpret drawings, sketches and equipment OEM
Must be comfortable working in a team environment as well as alone on carrying shifts
Required to use considerable judgment when performing and planning to perform tasks