American Water

Primary Role

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of water plants and operations and/or distribution systems in accordance with Company policies and procedures and all applicable governmental laws and regulations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist with preparing and controlling local construction, operations, and maintenance within established budget limitations. (10%)
  • Establish a program that will ensure all EPA Partnership for Safe Water Goals will be met on a period-by-period basis. (10%)
  • Ensure local water and/or wastewater operations meet the required standards and are in compliance with regulatory targets. (10%)
  • Supervise the implementation of standards, targets, policies, and plans to ensure the continuing and increasing operational efficiency, effectiveness, and profitability. (10%)
  • Ensure that operational integrity (quality, environment, reliability, health, safety, security, etc.) is maintained. (10%)
  • Develop and direct cost effective solutions to meet customers’ expectations and technical requirements and to encourage best practice and innovation throughout all operational areas. (10%)
  • Implement effective reporting processes. Provide analysis and support to Production and/or Network Director with information required for various reports, budgets, and business plans.
  • Implement and foster the coaching and development of employees, including idea generation, within respective functional areas.
  • Ensure effective people management policies and practices are developed and implemented (e.g., time and attendance, workforce management, etc.) and ensure resources are developed and deployed appropriately.
  • Continue to reinforce the importance of developing a diverse workforce. Support the Business Development function in the operational analysis pricing and integration of water and wastewater business opportunities in both the regulated and non-regulated markets.
  • Work collaboratively with other functional leads to mitigate business risks.
  • Implement effective communications at all levels of our operations.
  • Provide effective leadership that will enhance our abilities to be flexible to changing business environments.
  • Contribute to effective communication by listening and providing constructive feedback; supporting the creation of an open and honest work environment; cascading and sharing knowledge and information relevant to other members of the team and colleagues across the business. (40%)

Company Name
American Water
Address
Huntington, WV
Requirements

Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge of the regulated water business within the region and the regulations impacting the business as well as applicable regulations, requirements, and trends within water/wastewater business.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures and management theories, practices, and trends, expert knowledge of process and operational areas.

Experience/Education

Experience:

  • 3-5 years experience in supervising operational areas and operating units, and managing and meeting performance targets.
  • Education:
  • 2 year or 4 year degree in operational discipline, management, or related technical discipline or equivalent.

Competencies

  • Prioritizes & Role Models Safety
  • Self-Awareness
  • Develops Talent
  • Plans, Aligns, & Directs
  • Drives Engagement
  • Decision Quality
How to Apply

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